About Us

trail2 Journey Through Life, PLLC Counseling is a therapeutic practice that works with children, families, groups, and couples to rebuild their life journey and foundation.  Journey Through Life, PLLC (JTL) helps to restore broken lives.  Our motto is “One Journey, Infinite Possibilities”. JTL is passionate  and committed to help you enrich your life, your family, your workplace, and your community.

Journey Through Life founder, Brian Purnell, M.Ed, LCMHCS is a licensed and nationally recognized professional counselor.  Brian has been providing professional services to individuals, couples, families, churches, groups and organizations since 1993.

Brian’s credentials include Masters in Education with a specialization in Child & Adolescent Development, Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor – Supervisor and Approved Clinical Supervisor.  In addition, he is Military Family Life Consultant, Employee Assistance Specialist – Counselor, and Certified Forensic Examiner Counselor.  Brian also has a Masters in Human Resources, Administration & Supervision and  experience in Project Management. 

Brian has partnerships with North Carolina Schools, North Carolina Court Systems,  Municipalities, Veteran Organizations, National Football and League, Major League Baseball, etc.

Brian has conducted educational training sessions in Arizona, Maryland, Michigan, North Carolina, and Tennessee.

Our staff has been educated and trained in the areas of counseling: anger management, depression, intensive in-home services with children and families as well as several areas in business consulting.  JTL also provides Life Coaching, Clinical Supervision, Team  Building, Time Management, Conflict Management, and facilitation for North Carolina Mental Health training.

JTL service fees are determined by either a rate per session or contract.