Staff Members

Tim Jones



Tim is the director of New City Counseling. He has 10 years of clinical experience and is an LPC in the state of Virginia. He is a nationally board certified counselor and a member of the American Association of Christian Counselors. Tim has ...

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Katherine Edwards


Staff Counselor

Katherine Edwards moved to Charlottesville in 2004 to attend the University of Virginia. She completed her master's in Mental Health Counseling in 2006, with an internship at the UVA Women's Center. Katherine worked with Family Preservation ...

Kelly Maurer


Staff Counselor

Kelly Maurer received her bachelor’s degree in Sociology and Religious Studies from the University of Virginia. She completed graduate studies at Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary, where she earned her Master of Arts in Counseling with ...

Jason Brown


Staff Counselor

Jason is staff counselor at New City Counseling with ten years of clinical experience. He received his MA in Counseling from Covenant Seminary in St. Louis, MO, and is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) in Virginia. He feels particularly ...

Megan Bleakley


Staff Counselor

Megan and her husband have been married since 2000 and have two young children who keep them on their toes. They moved to Charlottesville in May of 2006 after many years in the Chicagoland area. Megan is an avid horse lover, loves spending time ...

Mary Brissett


Staff Counselor

Mary originally joined New City Counseling as a staff counselor in 2008 and returned in 2015 after living for six years in Colorado. She has a master's degree in mental health counseling from the University of Virginia. She has clinical experience ...

Ellen Foster


Staff Counselor/Intake Coordinator

Ellen Foster first moved to Charlottesville in 2005 as part of the Trinity Fellows Program. She received her bachelor's degree in Social Work at James Madison University in 2003. Ellen received her master of arts in Counseling at Reformed ...