Clinical Staff

Harold J. May, Ph.D. is a licensed clinical and counseling psychologist who specializes in the treatment of children, adolescents and adults. Dr. May received his undergraduate degree in psychology from Vanderbilt University. He received his doctoral degree from the University of Georgia and completed his clinical internship at the Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota. He is a former Professor of Family Medicine at the ECU Brody School of Medicine, and has served as President of the North Carolina Psychological Association. In addition to his general adult and forensic practice, Dr. May has expertise in the areas of trauma, teen and childhood behavioral problems, ADHD assessment for children as well as adults, bariatric surgery assessments, and psychological aspects of physical illness.

Birnie Williams II, LCSW is a licensed clinical social worker and has been a therapist since 1995. Mr. Williams received his undergraduate from Springfield College and a Master of Social Work from the University of Connecticut, School of Social Work. He specializes in the treatment of adults, adolescents, and marriage and family issues. His past work settings include private practice, psychiatric hospital, and behavioral health center. He has developed an intensive outpatient substance abuse program for men, provided outpatient and inpatient addiction treatment for women, men, and adolescents. Mr. Williams provides an eclectic therapeutic style that includes elements of client empowerment, problem solving, cognitive behavioral therapy, and compassionate understanding.

Kennedy K. Brown, LCSW is a licensed clinical social worker and has been a therapist since 2011 specializing in the treatment of adults, adolescents, children, eating disorders, anxiety, and depression. She received her undergraduate in social work and a Master of Social Work at East Carolina University. After graduation, her professional experience has included child protective services, clinician for a psychiatric residential treatment facility serving adolescent females, and school-based mental health services for elementary aged children as well as outpatient therapy for children, adolescents and adults.