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.  


  • 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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  • Fatherhood in the 21st Century: High Frustration with your Child

    Nov 08, 2016
    When you and your child are frustrated with each other try not to match their tone of voice and body language. This is difficult to do but you constantly have to remember as the father your child is paying attention to you even in the darker moments of family life and how you react along with tone of voice can do wonders for helping improve communication of true feelings.
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  • Fatherhood in the 21st Century: Losing a Father and Acting Now

    Nov 01, 2016
    Losing one’s father can be a turbulent experience and time for a person of any age. The closer the relationship with one’s father the more acute and persistent the pain will last.
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  • Fatherhood in the 21st Century: Father as “Master Nurturer”

    Oct 25, 2016
    The Master Nurturer Encourages His Child. It sounds simple. But, please take a moment to stop and understand why this is critical in becoming a master nurturer. The daily amount of negative and scary messages kids have to sift through drains their emotional, psychological, and spiritual energy.
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