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.  


  • Fatherhood in the 21st Century: Bullies

    Dec 16, 2016
    If you notice that your child is constantly withdrawing from family interaction or activities you may want to dig a little deeper. Here are some warning signs that your child may be bullied...
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  • Fatherhood in the 21st Century: Stay at Home Dads

    Dec 06, 2016
    Our society is still adapting to the idea that a father can stay at home while their wife or partner forges ahead in their respective careers. According to a Pew Center study in 2012 there were 2 million stay at home dads. Most of these dads decide to make the transition out of necessity (economy, lack of education, etc.) and not by choice.
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  • Fatherhood in the 21st Century: Instilling a growth and success mindset into your children

    Nov 30, 2016
    Improving your child’s chances of success in life is something that we as fathers have a tremendous amount of input on. We can either teach them that their genetics and environment are as far as they can go or we can create the conditions for them to define what their success will be.
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  • Alternatives to Physical Punishment

    Nov 21, 2016
    The 20th century seemed to automatically give fathers the go ahead to be the disciplinarians. Many of us have heard the dreaded warning, “Wait until your father gets home!” I hope that the 21st century attitudes towards child punishment continue to challenge traditional models of child punishment.
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  • Speaking to your Child about Trump’s Victory

    Nov 15, 2016
    When I woke up Wednesday November 9 I had an eerie feeling in the pit of my stomach. When my wife turned on the news we both learned in horror that Trump was president elect. Truth be told I had not thought about how I would address a Trump win with my daughters because I did not believe it would happen at all.
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