About the Author
Carl is a husband to Carissa and the father of Marcus, Derek, and Travis. He has been following Jesus since 2003 and has been practicing counseling since 2014. Carl enjoys connecting with people and hearing their stories. Carl hopes to spread a message of hope to everyone who struggles with depression, especially black men. Carl hopes to increase awareness of depression while also breaking down the stigma associated with getting help. Carl continues this work by writing, conducting groups, facilitating educational workshops, counseling, and doing talks in the community.