Lance G. Flood, PhD is the President & CEO of Tennessee Valley Ministries, which includes the divisions of Tennessee Valley Pastoral Counseling, Tennessee Valley Ministry Institute, and Tennessee Valley Christian Media. He is a graduate of Liberty University with an AA in Religion, BS in Religion and Christian Counseling, MA in Marriage and Family Therapy, MA in Addictions and Recovery Counseling, and a PhD 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 University 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 and Family Dynamics Institute. In addition to his practice, he consistently travels to churches nationwide helping to develop counseling teams through an intensive weekend seminar. He also possesses a background in music ministry, having released several albums and traveled with the renowned group, Acappella. In addition to his current roles, he serves as a chaplain for a corporation.
Deanna Flood, MA is the Vice-President & COO of Tennessee Valley Ministries. In addition to an AA in Psychology from Central College (now Central Christian College), she is also a graduate of Liberty University, holding a BS in Psychology, MA in Crisis and Trauma Counseling, MA 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. 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.