Counseling Staff Directory
Dr. Marshall Bruner is the clinical director of Center Point and provides a variety of counseling and related services to the greater Gainesville community. Dr. Bruner has a doctoral degree in clinical psychology with special emphasis on work with children, adolescents and families in areas including anger management, parenting, social skills and conflict resolution. He will also be providing psychological evaluations and has worked extensively with Georgia’s DFACS system.
In addition to his counseling skills and credentials, Dr. Bruner is an ordained United Methodist minister, having served in six churches in North Georgia. This combination of pastoral gifts and clinical skills gives him an exceptional ability to work with children and families to promote healing and wholeness.
Cindy Homel, MS/LMFT
Licensed Marriage and Family Psychotherapist
Cindy Homel, LMFT (#001453) is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist at Center Point Counseling. Cindy is compassionate, outgoing and determined to meet others at the difficult crossroads and challenges they face in their lives.
Cindy specializes in working with clients that suffer from depression, anxiety and trauma. Her other areas of specialty include couples, adolescent and parenting challenges, and working with children that suffer from ADHD. Cindy also works with adolescents and families in a variety of areas including anger management, social skills and conflict resolution.
Lynn Roth, MA/LPC
Licensed Professional Counselor
Lynn Roth, MA/LPC is a Licensed Professional Counselor at Center Point Counseling. Lynn is compassionate, flexible and motivated to help individuals, couples and families solve the challenges they face so that they can reduce stress, unlock creativity, and experience more fulfillment in life.
Lynn specializes in women’s issues, infertility, adoption, addiction, and severe and persistent mental illness. Her other areas of specialty include child development, parenting and trauma. Lynn also works with couples and individuals in a variety of areas including conflict resolution, interpersonal growth and finding one’s purpose in life.
Katie Pope, LPC, LMFT
Katie Pope is a Licensed Professional Counselor and Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist. She is kind and empathic and enjoys helping others to navigate the troubles of life. Katie graduated from the University of Georgia in 2009 with a Bachelor of Science in Psychology and a Minor in Child and Family Development. She continued her education at Richmont Graduate University where she earned her Master of Arts in Marriage & Family Therapy with a specialization in Children and Adolescents. She has five years of experience counseling children, teenagers, and adults of all ages in individual, couple, group, and family situations.
Katie specializes in working with anxiety, depression, and helping clients through various family struggles. Her specialties also include working with developmentally delayed adolescents, stage-of-life transitions for any age, and children. Katie was trained to provide Christian counseling and enjoys working with clients as they navigate the difficulties of life through their lens of faith.
Katie utilizes different psychotherapeutic theories based on the assessment and needs of the client. She utilizes the best fit modality of treatment in order to achieve the most efficient outcomes. Her main modalities of treatment are Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, Family Systems, and Play/Art Therapy.
Associate Professional Counselor (APC004064)
Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist (MFT001530)