About Us

We comprised of mental health professionals, experienced social workers, and community advocates.

Our group is diverse in age, ethnicity and cultural backgrounds.


Genesis was founded by native Charlotteans, JR and Trasha Black.

JR is a graduate of UNC Charlotte with a Bachelor's degree in Criminal Justice with a focus in juvenile delinquency and crime prevention. He has over 15 years experience working with youth in both community and residential settings. JR. is also certified Instructor in NCI Interventions-Core+ 2008.
Trasha is a PHD/Doctor of Philosophy in Counseling with a special interest in trauma and a vast experience working with individuals and families.