Meet the Team


Joshua Howell, Founder (MS, LPC, NCC, ICAADC, SAP, SAE)

Joshua Howell, MS, LPC, founder/owner and counselor at Luminous Counseling & Consulting of Huntsville, Alabama, finds his motivation in the empowerment of his clients. He guides them through the counseling process with the ultimate goal of helping everyone discover a path to a more prosperous life for themselves and their families.

The desire to zero in on clients’ concerns is why he started Luminous Counseling & Consulting in 2015, with a concentration on general anxiety, social anxiety, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), depression, addictions, and adult autism.

Joshua earned his master’s degree in clinical mental health counseling at Walden University in Minneapolis. He completed an internship at Bradford Health Services, an inpatient center for co-occurring clients, in Madison, Alabama. He traces his roots in group and individual counseling to his time at Bradford, where he completed 100 hours of hands-on coursework and 600 hours in the internship.

Joshua is a licensed professional counselor, a nationally certified counselor, a board-certified counselor, and an internationally certified counselor. He has also earned the designation of advanced alcohol and drug counselor.

Joshua is a board member of the Alabama Alcohol & Drug Abuse Association and is also active in numerous other professional organizations, including the Alabama Board of Examiners in Counseling, the Alabama Counseling Association, and the National Board for Certified Counselors.

He welcomes new clients at Luminous Counseling & Consulting.



Cherry, Director of Marketing & Communications

Cherry formally of Scottsboro now resides in Huntsville following her dream of helping individuals get the care and support they need.  Cherry enjoys helping people find solutions to life’s challenges.  She enjoys church, water skinning, and long walks.





Jennifer, Office Manager

Jennifer grew up in Huntsville, AL.  She graduated from UAH with a degree in accounting.  Jennifer has been married to her husband for over 13 years and now has 3 children.  She enjoys taking care of her 3 pets, loves marvel movies, and being a mother




Luminous Counseling
3315 Bob Wallace Ave SW, Suite 107
Huntsville, AL 35805
Phone: 256-686-9195
Fax: 256-304-5381
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