Advisory Board Member

Brandon Covey

Brandon Covey, MA, LPC, is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor who is currently practicing in Alliance, OH. He received a Bachelor’s Degree in Music Composition from Kent State University and a Master’s Degree in Counseling and Human Development from Walsh University. Brandon specializes in dealing with anxiety and depressive disorders, as well as helping his clients find meaning and purpose through life’s most challenging circumstances. While specializing with adults, Brandon has experience connecting and working well with all ages. Brandon prefers taking a CBT approach to correct negative thinking patterns, combined with Reality and Existential therapies to promote sound choices and decision making. Brandon is a 2A-friendly counselor and is Level 2 trained in WTTA’s Firearm Cultural Competency curriculum. Brandon strives to create a safe, non-judgmental environment for his clients to increase comfort in sharing any type of concern. Brandon believes healing and resilience can be found by anyone with desire, an open mind, and a willingness to learn.

One day, while searching for a good podcast, Brandon accidentally stumbled across WTTA’s Guns and Mental Health podcast. Being a mental health counselor with a passion for shooting and self-defense, he was quick to reach out. Brandon shared his journey into the mental health and 2A cultures on an episode of the Guns and Mental Health podcast, and spreads WTTA’s mission to local gun shops, shooting ranges, and counseling agencies. Prior to working in mental health, Brandon worked in client relations; often developing and facilitating trainings. Brandon is eager to bring his personal testimony, training experience, and mental health knowledge to WTTA.

Brandon also works as a freelance musician, specializing in both electric and upright bass. Brandon has a versatile knowledge of genres, including Pop, Hip-Hop, R&B, Funk, Rock, Metal, Country, and Contemporary Christian. He has played a variety of professional settings including The Palladium, Akron Civic Theater, Canton Palace Theater, Lock 3 Amphitheater, and the Porthouse Theater. He also has extensive experience recording bass, always leaving his clients happy.