About US

Founder and Overseer  

Rev. Dr. Debra R. Dunston, LPC, CCLC (Dr. Debra)

DrDebra BrooksDrDebra is the Founder of Healing and Empowerment Ministries, Inc.  She is an ordained Deliverance Minister and licensed Christian Counselor. With more than 17 years of serving both individuals and families, DrDebra facilitates positive change through the faithful integration of practical tools and Biblical truths.

DrDebra is also a well sought-after Keynote Speaker. She holds a Doctorate in Christian Counseling and Biblical Studies as well as a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology and Social Work. She is a long-time member of the American Association of Christian Counselors.

Beyond that, DrDebra has authored “Ten Principles to Heal Emotional Wounds” and a series of children’s books. She is currently at work on a new book, “Mended Pieces”, a young girl’s triumphant story of healing from childhood sexual abuse.

DrDebra is the wife of Rev. Dr. Lawrence C. Dunston, Sr., proud mother of two adult sons and “auntie-momma” to an adult nephew.

Board of Directors

Dr. Lawrence Dunston, Chair

Sayana Talbert, Treasurer
Latasha Greene, Secretary
Anton Martin, Director


Prince Georges County, Maryland   ♦  240-392-5838  ♦  drdebraspeaker@gmail.com