Dr. Donna Hurst, PhD, LPC

Online Therapy

About Me

Dr. Donna Hurst is a licensed professional counselor at Genesis Counseling Center and an adjunct professor at Regent University in Virginia Beach, Virginia.

Education & Experience

Dr. Hurst earned her Bachelor of Science in Psychology; Master’s in Marriage, Couples, and Family Counseling; and Ph.D. in Counseling and Psychological Studies majoring in Trauma and Crisis Counseling from Regent University. Dr. Hurst has additional training in spiritually integrated therapies, EMDR, critical incident debriefing, trauma treatment, and disaster and crisis response, and leadership/career development. Dr. Hurst worked for over 25 years with individuals and couples in distress as a volunteer, and now as a licensed professional counselor.

Professional & Volunteer Affiliations

Dr. Hurst is a member of the American Association of Christian Counselors.

Specialty Area

  • Abuse/Neglect
  • Domestic Violence
  • Family Issues
  • Grief/Loss/Mourning
  • Marriage/Relationship Issues
  • Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Spirituality
  • Traumatic Incident

Population Served

  • Adults
  • Couples
  • First Responders
  • Seniors
  • Veterans/Military


  • English


  • BlueCross BlueShield
  • UnitedHealth