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Yvette McBride

Yvette McBrideYvette McBride
President, Georgia Christian Counselors Association

  • Education and Training
  • BA Theological Studies, MA Christian Counseling, Ph.D.
  • Christian Counseling, Certified Family Systems Coach,
  • Certified Business Coach, Prepare Enrich Facilitator, Certified Chaplain, Ordained


  • career counseling
  • chaplaincy
  • divorce recovery
  • life coaching
  • marriage counseling
  • marriage preparation
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Ken McCoy

Reverent Dr. Key McCoy

Dr McCoy is a retired Peace Officer from the State of Georgia. He retired as Deputy Warden of Clayton County Prison in Lovejoy, Georgia in 2013. He served as Deputy Warden of Administration, Care and Treatment, and Security. He worked in Corrections for more than 20 years, in both State and County Government. During his career, some of his duties included being a tactical commander, a mental health officer, a special management officer, a senior counselor, a gang investigator, and a hostage negotiator. He taught drug classes and bible studies.

He has been in the jail/prison ministry for more than 30 years. He began that ministry while a student in 1980. He is the founder of Ken McCoy Ministries, a Biblical based counseling ministry.

He holds (2) Bachelor Degrees from Calvin Simmons Bible College in Biblical Studies and Religious Education. He holds a Master of Theological Studies Degree in Christian Counseling and a Doctor of Ministry Degree in Christian Counseling from Logos Graduate School in Jacksonville, Fl.

Ken is an ordained minister, a certified Christian Counselor and a Certified Chaplain. He is a board member for The Board of Examiners for Georgia Christian Counselors and Therapists, a board member for the American Chaplains Association, and a member of the Georgia Christian Counselors Association.

Ken and his wife Lynn live in Locust Grove, Ga. Lynn works in Corrections for the State of Georgia.

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Jack Kelly

A. Jack Kelly, Ph.D.

  • Appalachian State University – BA
  • John Marshall University – LLB
  • Logos Graduate School – MA
  • Logos University – Ph.D
  • CoachU – PC
  • Life Changing University – CPC
  • National Association of Sports Psychologists – Diplomat status
  • International Coaching Foundation – PCC

Jack is the Co-founder of the DayStar Foundation, a center for growth and change (since 1990) and serves as its CEO. He is also the Founder and President of the Opus One Coaching Group (since 1992). He has been married to his business partner Dr. Julia Kelly for 35 years and they have 4 children and 9 grandchildren.

Jack has worked with many high profile clients and companies including MLB and NFL players, Fortune 500 companies including Home Depot, Matria Health Care, The Hanger Company, Paterson Dental, Artistic Stone, Calhoun Metal Works and Vytex to name a few.

He does extensive executive coaching with CEO’s, COO’s, CFO’s, Presidents, Sales Managers Entrepreneurs and Solopreneurs.

He also founded and developed the Logos Graduate School’s Counseling program. He and Julia have started, written, and developed Life Changing University, a school of coaching. Jack and Julia wrote and developed the Mastering the Mindset for Success home study course and seminar.

They are both certified in several different assessments including The Temperament Analysis Profile, The Print Assessment, and The Values Assessment. Jack has written seminar and developmental programs for companies of all shapes and sizes. He has authored several books including “So You Want to Be A Coach” and “God’s Blueprint for Marriage” and speaks throughout the country.

He founded and developed the Georgia Christian Counselors Association and the Board of Examiners for Georgia Christian Counselors and Therapists and has served as the Chairman of that board (since 1993) and is also an ordained minister.

Jack has also been a college and high school football referee for 44 years and served as the President of the Georgia Football Officials Association in 1989.

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Julia Kelly

Dr. Julia Kelly

Julia has over 20 years experience with developing, setting up, restructuring and re-missioning small businesses. She has a great knowledge and diversity of business and professional expertise in coaching corporations and executives. Her philosophy is “Create time, organize, structure, and execute around priorities. Julia’s life coaching philosophy is to help people reach their highest potential in their lives and to live a fulfilling balanced life. Creating encore experiences for her clients.

Educational Information

  • Certified & Graduate of Corporate Coach U University , CCBC
  • Doctorate Degree in Addictions Counseling
  • Certified Marriage and Family Therapist
  • Adjunct Faculty Professor with Logos Christian College and Graduate Schools
  • Diplomate of the American College of Professional Mental Health Practitioners
  • Diplomate of American Psychotherapy Association

Career Highlights

  • CEO of The Opus One Coaching Group – A Center for Growth and Change 1995-Present
  • Owner and President of DayStar Foundation – Therapy & Counseling 1990-Present
  • A Personal / Executive and Corporate Coaching Professional
  • 1993, Research Editor for Clinical Protocol for Counselors
  • 1992, Research Editor for a Manual on Post Traumatic Stress
  • 1992, Editor for Clinical Protocol

Julia has written material and curriculum including counseling courses and coaching courses for Logos College/Life Change University which is used throughout the U.S. and abroad.

She is a well known speaker and teleconference leader for small businesses and corporations.

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Connie Langford

Dr. Connie Langford

Connie-LangfordDr. Connie Langford is a Christian Counselor and owner and president of Three Cords Counseling, LLC in Rockmart, Georgia.  She received her Doctorate of Religious Philosophy and Christian Counseling from Logos Graduate School in Jacksonville,  Florida, her Master of Arts in Christian Counseling also from Logos.  She obtained a Bachelor of Theology degree from Beacon University and Christian Life School of Theology in Columbus, Georgia.

Dr. Langford is Board Certified through the Board of Examiners for Georgia Christian Counselors and Therapists in Atlanta, Georgia, is a member of the Georgia Christian Counselor’s Association (2008).

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