Transformational Christian Counseling, Life Coaching, and Soul Care

Meet the Founder

Dr. Linda H. King, President & Chief Ministry Officer

We firmly believe that whom God calls, He equips to carry out that commission through the leading, counsel and teaching of the Holy Spirit.  “And He Himself gave some to  be apostles, some prophets, some evangelists, and some pastors and teachers for the equipping of the saints for the work of ministry, for the edifying of the body of Christ (Ephesians 4:11-12).”

Dr. Linda King is an Ordained Minister of the Gospel; N.C.C.A. Licensed Clinical Pastoral Counselor (Board Certified), Diplomate and  Clinical Supervisor; and AACC Certified Professional Life Coach.  She developed a personal relationship with the Lord very early in life and has been active in various ministries in the church (i.e. choir, speaking, teaching, preaching, leadership and pastoral care and counseling) and community since childhood.  She answered her called to ministry in the year 2000, was licensed to the Ministry of Counseling in 2001 and was ordained to Ministry of the Gospel in 2003.

Dr. King is from Prince George County, VA and daughter of the late Deacon Charlie R. and Mrs. Margaret Hunt.  She was raised in a Christian family,  the youngest of six children.

Dr. King has been nurtured with a love for people; equipped with a rich legacy of ministry planting, teaching, servant- leadership and people-helping; and endowed with gifts of the Spirit for ministry.

Dr. King serves on the Board of Directors of SCMi™ as President of the organization and on staff as the Chief Ministry Officer.  She discerned her call to the marketplace when she was in junior high school and officially began her studies, in marketing, when God opened that door to her in the 10th grade.  She is a veteran Commercial Insurance Underwriting and Risk Management Executive, Career Development and Business Skills Coach, and Mentor who has worked with Fortune 500 companies in VA, MD, DC, PA and GA while serving clients nationally and internationally.

Throughout her professional career, Dr. King has served in various volunteer and board positions with numerous trade associations and corporations as well as community-based charitable, faith-based and philanthropic organizations.  Dr. King has a passion for ministry in the marketplace.  She is also an entrepreneur and founder of a consulting firm that specializes in due diligence consulting.  Dr. King currently resides in the Atlanta area and spends most of her time in Atlanta and Richmond.

How to Contact Dr. King:

Academic Training:

Dr. King has earned the following academic degrees, professional and vocational credentials, honors and recognition:

  • Ph.D. in Clinical Pastoral Counseling, Jacksonville Theological Seminary,  summa cum laude
  • M.S. in Clinical Christian Counseling, Cornerstone University
  • M.B.A., Hamilton University [University of Richmond Executive MBA Program]
  • B.S. in Business (Marketing),Virginia Commonwealth University
  • A.S. in Marketing, Richard Bland College of the College of William and Mary

Professional/Vocational Training and Credentials:

  • N.C.C.A. Licensed Clinical  Pastoral Counselor – Advanced Certification [License # K374417] (2005)
  • N.C.C.A. Board Certified Clinical Supervisor (2014)
  • N.C.C.A. Advanced Board Certification in Marriage and Family Counseling and Group Therapy (2005)
  • N.C.C.A. Certified Academic Institution (2005)
  • N.C.C.A. Certified Temperament Therapist (2002)
  • N.B.C.C.T. Board Certified Clinical Supervisor (2005)
  • S.A.C.C. Certified International Representative (2005)
  • S.A.C.C.  Certified Temperament Counselor (2001)
  • A.A.C.C.  Certificate in Professional Life Coaching (2014)
  • A.A.C.C.  Certificate in Estate Planning (2014)
  • A.A.C.C.  Certificate in Biblical Counseling (2001)

Ministry Credentials:

  • Ordained Minister of the Gospel, National Conservative Christian Church, Sarasota,FL [Bishop Dr. Richard G. Arno] (2003)
  • Licensed Minister of Counseling, Mount Olive Baptist Church, Centreville, VA [Rev. Dr. Eugene Johnson] (2001)

“Also I heard the voice of the Lord, saying: ‘Whom shall I send, And who will go for Us?’ Then I said, ‘Here am I! Send me’ (Isaiah 6:8 NKJV).”

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“Whereof I was made a minister, according to the gift of the grace of God given unto me by the effectual working of his power.  Unto me, who am less than the least of all saints, is this grace given, that I should preach among the Gentiles the unsearchable riches of Christ (Ephesians 3:7-8)”

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“And I thank Christ Jesus our Lord who has enabled me, because He counted me faithful, putting me into the ministry. . . (I Timothy 1:12 NKJV)”

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“The Spirit of the LORD is upon me, because He has anointed me to preach the gospel to the poor; He has sent me to heal the brokenhearted to proclaim liberty to the captives and recovery of  sight to the blind, to set at liberty those who are oppressed; to proclaim the acceptable year of the LORD  (Luke 4:17-19 NKJV).”

Honors:

  • National Christian Counselors Association – Distinction of Diplomate (2014)
  • Cambridge Who’s Who Registry of Executives, Professionals and Entrepreneurs Recognition – nominated and selected as Honored Member (2008)
  • National Board of Clinical Christian Therapists – Distinction of Fellow (2005)

Associations/Affiliations:

Dr. King holds professional membership in the following Christian Counseling Associations:

  • National Christian Counselors Association (NCCA) – Professional Clinical Member, Board Certified, Diplomate and Clinical Supervisor
  • Sarasota Academy of Christian Counselors (SACC) – Certified Pastoral Member (Certified)
  • American Association of Christian Counselors (AACC) – Presidential Member (Certified)
  • International Association of Christian Coaches (IACC) – Preferred Charter Member

Dr. King is a bi-vocational with a successful 25+ year career in global commercial insurance underwriting, risk management and independent consulting.  Most importantly, Dr. King loves the Lord, has a great love for people, is called of God and is an anointed disciple of Jesus Christ and Minister of the Gospel.  She has a divine call on her life to ministry and business.  Dr. King’s ministry gifting is pastor-teacher while she is talented, and skilled, in business and marketing. Dr. King has a passion for helping people, is shaped with Christ like character, is a servant-leader with a spirit of humility and is spiritually gifted and equipped to serve in this most important area of ministry for such a time as this.

To contact Dr. King, or a member of our staff, please click here.

“Charm is deceitful and beauty is passing,  But a woman who fears the LORD, she shall be praised.  Give her of the fruit of her hands, And let her own works praise her in the gates (Proverbs 31:30-31 NKJV).”

 

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