Dr. Gerald BrownGerald Brown

Dr. Gerald Brown (Doc Brown) is owner of Inner Compass Counseling, Coaching, and Consulting PLLC in Cornelius, NC and Statesville, NC.  He is passionate about fatherhood issues, immigrant concerns, and specializes in trauma work.  Doc Brown has presented at various conferences and has a multitude of experience training organizations and corporations in diversity and multicultural resilience.  He believes in helping individuals, couples, and families find meaning and integrate that meaning with various resiliencies in order to live purposefully and vibrantly.  He is married with two daughters ages 13 and 5.  


  • Cultivating an Anti-Racist Philosophy at Home

    Sep 09, 2020
    Having discussions about racism, xenophobia, sexism, classism, and religious discrimination are integral to raising children that are socially apt, aware, and culturally competent. We can begin today by practicing and cultivating an anti-racist philosophy and behaviors that promote inclusivity and cultural awareness within the community.
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  • Father’s Day Triggers

    Jun 24, 2020
    As the years have passed since my college graduation, I’ve had some really conflicting and incompatible emotions about Father’s Day. My parents made decisions starting around early high school and then throughout my life that would take me until adulthood to reconcile.
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  • Becoming Great Fathers Series: PUTTING THE ZEN IN CITIZEN

    May 18, 2020
    What are the things dads do that make them great fathers? Today the message is about putting the Zen back in Citizen and in our kids. During this time of uncertainty, chaos, tension, and conflict we as dads are called on for consistency, calmness, reassurance, hopefulness, and managing moods to avoid impulsive and frenetic results with our families.
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  • Consistency in Times of Chaos

    Mar 19, 2020
    What are the things dads do that make them great fathers? The word that I believe applies to great fathers is that they are consistent. Consistency requires calmness, reassurance, hopeful outlook, and managing moods to avoid extreme lows and highs.
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  • The Importance of Taking Risks

    Jan 21, 2020
    Growth only occurs when we take risks. I liken risk taking to laying down one brick at a time to form a path to an unknown destination with plenty of beauty and challenges along the way…
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