Meet Our Counseling Staff:
Marcia McWhorter; BSN, RN, MA, CCMFT, Director of NBCC.
Marcia has a Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing and is a RN in the State of Georgia. She holds a Master’s in Pastoral
Counseling and is a Certified Marriage and Family Therapist.  She has been a counselor for over 30 years and
the Director of counseling centers, supervising counselors for many years. Whether you want counseling or just a
one time visit to draw from her years of godly wisdom, she can accommodate your needs. She incorporates your
gifts and seeks your destiny to come alive which restores purpose.  She has a great compassion for those
hurting, sparks new life, and challenges you to grow in your relationships!  
Yolanda Monteiro,  MA, NCC, LPC, Certified Professional Counselor Supervisor:  Yolanda earned a
Master’s Degree in Clinical Counseling/ Psychology from Cleveland State University.  She is a Licensed
Professional Counselor (LPC) in the state of Georgia and a National Certified Counselor.  She has supervised
counselors for many years now and brings a professional expertise to our center.  She specializes in grief,
depression and anxiety as well as marital and family issues. She has focused herself on delivering the highest
quality of care.  Her sensitivity and compassion seeks to contribute to improving the lives of others and bring a
place of restoration. Yolanda has a heart to see the people healed and made whole again in spirit, mind and body.
Clinical Supervisor:
Tara Taylor ,MAPC, LAPC
Tara has a Bachelor's Degree in Interpersonal Communication with a Masters in Professional Counseling from
Liberty University. She has worked in marital and family situations as well as with individuals with self esteem
issues, depression, anxiety, bipolar, substance abuse and adult survivors of child abuse. She has worked in
school environments as well as teen and adult groups in multiple areas.  She desires to see you find a place of
comfort, healing, and restoration.

Dr. Cheryl Fultz, Doctor of Biblical Counseling BA, MBC, PhD

Cheryl has received her Bachelor's of Arts in Theology and Master's and Doctorate in Biblical / Christian
Counseling from North Carolina College of Theology. A passion of hers is to work with Married Couples,
Families, Youth, Individuals, and Preparing Couples for Marriage.  She is a native of Pennsylvania where she
had worked for over 20 years as an inner-city youth pastor counseling youth and their families, counseled and
worked as a minister in her church; worked as a Therapeutic Staff Support providing mental health services to
children who were emotionally disturbed, dealing with coping issues, helping with anger / frustration
management and managing behaviors and another passion was working in the prisons as a Spiritual Advisor
to those needing direction. Upon relocating to Georgia, she has served as the Director of the Single Moms
Grant Program with New Beginnings Counseling Center and is presently a Pastoral Counselor, the Children's
Pastor at Father's House Community Church and works as a Technology Teacher / Substitute part time at
Parkview Christian School. She has a passion and desire to help those that feel broken or hurting become
whole again and believes that sometimes you just need a helping hand with some guidance and prayer.
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Missy Ller, AACC, Intern and Resource Worker
Missy has her Associates in Christian Ministry from Ohio Christian University. She is a Certified Christian
Counselor through the AACC and has finished her Bachelor's in Psychology from Liberty University. Her
specialties are in Christian Counseling, Grief, Trauma and Loss. She has volunteered with New Beginnings
for over a year now helping as our Resource Worker and also serving in the Single Mom's Grant Program.
She is excited to see people empowered to reach the potential that God intended for them. If you need
resources you can email her or go to our contact us page above.
Counselors,  Interns and volunteers are welcomed to apply for positions at our center. Contact
Marcia McWhorter, Director, for more information.  
Chandra Dew, Pastoral Counselor MA, AACC
Chandra has a Bachelors Degree in Psychology/Christian Counseling and she has her masters in Professional
Counseling at Liberty University. She is a biblically based counselor with over 14 yrs experience working through
her church to provide pastoral counseling services.  Chandra's passion is to help those who are hurting so that
they can live life to its full potential .
New Beginnings Counseling Center 1585 Old Norcross Rd. Suite 203 Lawrenceville, GA 30046