Supervised by Jennifer McCurrach
Specializing in Couples, Families, Addiction, Pastoral Counseling and More.
Biography of Devin Akers
Devin is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor Associate in the State of North Carolina. He earned his undergraduate degree in Christian Counseling from Liberty University in 2011. Devin worked extensively in pastoral ministry for more than a decade before deciding to pursue his graduate degree and clinical licensure. He completed his M.A. Ed. in Clinical Mental Health Counseling at the University of North Carolina at Pembroke, graduating with honors in May of 2023.
As part of his education track, he also obtained a “Graduate Certificate in Addictions Counseling” giving him the opportunity to test for state licensure as an addictions specialist. Devin has also trained in the areas of suicide prevention and crisis intervention. As well, he worked as an intern at North Carolina State University Counseling Center where he was afforded the opportunity to work with clients from many different backgrounds, dealing with a wide range of mental health concerns.
Devin is passionate about helping others achieve their goals as it relates to mental health. He believes that physical, spiritual and mental health are integrated and consequently believes a holistic approach to counseling is vital. Therefore, as a counselor, he utilizes evidenced-based practices within sessions and relies on Biblical truths as the cornerstone for his counseling. Devin combines his formal education and pastoral experience in order to serve clients at a high level.