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About Us

Alice H. Churnock

Founder, Licensed Professional Counselor
Board Certified in Neurofeedback
BrainCore Neurofeedback Certified

Homewood Office

As the founder of BrainCore of Birmingham, Alice Haygood Churnock is a Licensed Professional Counselor and a Certified Eating Disorder Specialist, as well as Board Certified in Neurofeedback and BrainCore Neurofeedback Certified.

With more than twenty years of experience in the counseling realm with adolescents, Alice recognized the need for clients both young and old, to have an alternative to medication for the symptoms of focus and attention, anxiety and depression and behavioral modification. Currently, Alice practices counseling at Covenant Counseling and Education Center and maintains her Neurofeedback practice through BrainCore of Birmingham. She also enjoys writing articles and recording episodes for her podcast, ‘Ask Alice’ hosted by The Rooted Ministry.

Alice is a wife and mother of two busy sons – all of whom are avid Neurofeedback trainers. When she grows up, Alice plans to pursue a career as a florist to feed her passion for tulips and gerber daisies.
To contact Alice, please email her directly at

Kara Jones

Licensed Professional Counselor
BrainCore Neurofeedback Certified

Homewood Office

​Kara Jones is a Licensed Professional Counselor in practice at Covenant Counseling Education Center and is BrainCore Neurofeedback Certified.
Kara has been in practice for almost 15 years working with adults, couples, and families. Over the years, she has often seen a reoccurring dilemma—clients who are struggling with a variety of mental health symptoms but either are very hesitant to start medication or struggle with the side effects of their medication.  Kara has been fascinated with the brain and how it works for decades, so she was thrilled to have the opportunity to join Alice in offering another avenue for  people to find practical help and medication free relief through brain mapping and Neurofeedback training. 

To contact Kara, please email her directly at

Katie Chapman 

Master's of Arts in School Counseling
BrainCore Neurofeedback Certified

Homewood office

For over a decade, Katie has taught biology to middle and high school students, encouraging students' passion for science and fostering critical thinking skills. Driven by the desire to help individuals, she pursued a masters in school counseling. Katie became fascinated with the intricate relationship between the brain and mental health.


What excites Katie the most about neurofeedback, is the ability to use her scientific background and teaching experience to help people overcome a wide range of challenges. Whether it's managing stress, anxiety, depression, or enhancing focus and cognitive performance, she loves that BrainCore Neurofeedback provides an opportunity for personalized training plans for clients, recognizing that every individual is unique. 

Katie is married with a young son and excited to welcome her second child this fall. 


To contact Katie, please email her directly at

Teresa Prince

Associate Licensed Counselor
Board Certified in Neurofeedback
BrainCore Neurofeedback Certified

Hwy. 280 Office and Huntsville, AL Office

​Teresa Prince is an Associate Licensed Counselor in practice at Insights Counseling Center. She is an Associate Sex Addiction Therapist, trained in Emotionally Focused Therapy, Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing, Brainspotting, as well as BrainCore Neurofeedback Certified.


Teresa completed Advanced Certification in QEEG and Neurofeedback and became a BrainCore Authorized Provider in July of 2021. Teresa became BCIA Board Certified and received the Biofeedback Certification in Neurofeedback (BCN) through the Biofeedback Certification International Alliance (BCIA) in 2022.

Teresa entered the profession in 2021 and works with teens, adults, couples, and families. She is trauma informed and works with individuals and families navigating betrayal and complex trauma. She is grateful for the opportunity to walk with clients as they find hope and healing. It is exciting to offer brain mapping and Neurofeedback training to help clients achieve therapeutic and wellness goals.

Teresa is a wife to Tal and mother of two daughters. She and her family did six weeks of Neurofeedback home training to experience the benefits firsthand. Her favorite hobbies include all things creative; she discovered woodworking several years ago and loves building pieces for their home and office.

To contact Teresa, please email her directly at

Tal Prince

Licensed Professional CounselorBrainCore Neurofeedback Certified

280 Office

Tal Prince is a Licensed Professional Counselor and Director at Insights Counseling Center. He is a Certified Sex Addiction Therapist, Certified Partner Trauma Therapist, and BrainCore Neurofeedback Certified. He is also trained in Emotionally Focused Therapy, EMDR and Brainspotting.

Tal has been counseling for just over 20 years both pastorally and professionally. He was part of a think-tank of sorts focused on the neuroscience of addiction and recovery for three years, during which he developed a passion for helping clients heal their brains as well as their emotions. He is thrilled to now be able to add neurofeedback to the arsenal of tools to help individuals and families recover and find healing from the impacts of trauma, addiction, ADHD, anxiety and depression.

Tal is married to Teresa and together they have two daughters. He has had careers in international business, ministry, professional speaking and hosted Tal Prince Live! On Sirius Satellite Radio.

To contact Tal, please email her directly at

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