Chuck Underwood received his Ph.D. from Barry University Orlando in educational leadership and counseling, and is a member of the Kappa Delta Pi Honor Society. He holds a Masters Degree in counseling from Liberty University, a Bachelor of Science degree in business administration and management from Franklin Pierce University, and an Associate in Science degree in funeral science and psychology from New England Institute, where he is a member of the Sigma Mu Sigma Honor Society, and recipient of the Mu Sigma Alpha Award.

Professional Experience

He is a licensed mental health counselor, an ordained minister,and the director of Aletheia Counseling, PA, a Christian counseling ministry in the Orlando area serving all of Central Florida. He is a former licensed funeral director in Florida, Massachusetts, and New Hampshire with over 18 years of practical experience in grief and loss counseling. Dr. Underwood is a skilled facilitator of seminars on loss and grief recovery as well as marriage and family relationships. He works extensively with individuals and parent groups who have lost a child. His counseling expertise includes working with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, Eating Disorders, Behavioral issues, Bipolar, Depression, and Internet Pornography and Sex Addictions. He is an associate counselor within the New Life Ministries Counselor Network, sponsors of the Every Man’s Battle workshops. Professional memberships include the American Association of Christian Counselors, The American Biblical Counselors Association, and The Florida Academy of Professional Mediators, Inc.

Areas of specialization with clients of all age ranges, in individual, group, or family counseling include:

  • Individual and group therapy
  • Marriage and family therapy
  • Grief and bereavement therapy (individual and group) for adults and children
  • Post traumatic stress syndrome
  • Stress and anger management
  • Relationship crisis
  • Post-divorce adjustment counseling
  • Generalized anxiety disorders
  • Eating Disorders
  • Mood disorders (depression and bipolar disorders)
  • Religious and spiritual issues
  • Phase of life adjustments
  • Crisis counseling
  • Critical incident stress debriefing and management
  • Mediation Services

Seminars and Workshops

  • Programs for Church classes, groups and retreats
  • Training programs for businesses
  • Crisis Management Services
  • Available to speak at businesses, church, or civic organization meetings and conferences
  • Corporate and Business Consulting (Workplace Stress Management, Communication Skill Development, and Team Building)


  • New Life Ministries
  • American Association of Christian Counselors
  • Association of Biblical Counselors
  • The Florida Academy of Professional Mediators, Inc.
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