Lance Flood, Ph.D. is the President & CEO of Tennessee Valley Ministries. He is a graduate of Liberty University with a B.S. in Religion, M.A. in Marriage and Family Therapy, M.A. in Addictions and Recovery Counseling, and a Ph.D. in Pastoral Counseling. His doctoral dissertation was entitled, The Implementation of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy as an Integrated Model Within a Christian Counseling Environment. He also holds Graduate Certificates from Liberty in the areas of Executive Leadership and Pastoral Counseling. Dr. Flood is the President and founder of the North America Christian Counselors Association and has utilized his counseling expertise for such organizations as The 700 Club, Family Dynamics Institute, and as a chaplain for a large regional corporation. In addition to his practice, he has traveled extensively across North America helping to develop counseling teams through his unique program which is offered both on-site, as well as online via live, interactive video. He also possesses a background in music ministry, having released several albums and traveled with the renowned Christian vocal group, Acappella. He currently resides with his family in Kentucky where he serves as pastor of Wooton First Baptist Church.
Deanna Flood, M.A. is the Vice President & COO of Tennessee Valley Ministries. In addition to an A.A. in Psychology from Central College (now Central Christian College), she is also a graduate of Liberty University, holding a B.S. in Psychology, M.A. in Crisis and Trauma Counseling, M.A. in Addictions & Recovery Counseling, and Graduate Certificates in both Pastoral Counseling and Christian Ministry. A professional member of the North America Christian Counselors Association, she is especially passionate about counseling issues which are related to women and children. In addition to her vital roles within Tennessee Valley Ministries, she has also served as a Clinical Intern for Decatur General West Behavioral Medicine Center where she was responsible for completing psychosocial assessments, developing treatment plans for various diagnoses, assisting with group therapy, case management, and discharge planning. Deanna is married to Lance, and God has blessed them over their years together with five children and three grandchildren (and twin grandbabies on the way!) She is currently in the process of authoring a book which focuses on her experience as a mother coping with grief following the sudden death of their eldest child.
Danca Wingate, M.S. serves as a Counseling Intern at Tennessee Valley Ministries, is an Associate Licensed Counselor in the State of Alabama, and is currently in the process of completing her required hours to be eligible as a Licensed Professional Counselor. She is a recent graduate of Alabama A&M University, holding a B.A. in Psychology and M.S. in Counseling Psychology. She previously served as a Clinical Intern for Huntsville Hospital Behavioral Health Unit and has been a Licensed Practical Nurse for over twenty years. She is a member of the American Counseling Association, American Psychological Association, and the North America Christian Counselors Association. She works with clients in the areas of general mental health, multicultural issues, anxiety, and depression. She believes that resilience can be developed and learned while working as a team in a comfortable and welcoming atmosphere. In her spare time, Danca enjoys outdoor activities such as gardening and participating in various volunteer opportunities.