Amy Hansen, LCPC
Amy Hansen received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Social Work from Spalding University in Louisville, Kentucky and her Master’s Degree in Human Development Counseling at Bradley University in Peoria, Illinois. She is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor in the State of Illinois. Amy is also a Certified Sex Addiction Therapist (CSAT) through the International Institute for Trauma and Addiction Counselors (IITAP). Amy’s clinical experience includes work with adults, couples, adolescents, children and families related to trauma, addictions, mental health concerns, relationship issues and issues related to grief and loss. Amy also has experience treating clients affected by domestic violence, crisis pregnancies, adoption, and foster care. As a CSAT, Amy works with addicts and their partners both individually, as couples and in group therapy. She has clinical experience treating addictions in both outpatient and inpatient settings. Amy is committed to providing a therapeutic process that ministers to the whole person.
Amy sees clients in all 3 offices.
Hallie Harmon, LCPC
Hallie earned her Master’s degree from the University of Pittsburgh. She is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor in the state of Illinois (LCPC). Hallie started her professional career working in the child welfare field. She worked in both residential and outpatient settings in a private social service agency for ten years. She worked with a wide variety of clients including children, adolescents, adults, and families. Hallie has had the opportunity to work with parents and assist them in developing their parenting skills and techniques to meet their individual child’s needs. She has worked with clients who have issues with depression, anxiety, grief and loss, trauma, abuse/neglect, bi-polar disorder, ADHD, Oppositional Defiant Disorder, and Reactive Attachment Disorder. Hallie is also trained in both EMDR and Theraplay.
Autumn Lloyd, LCPC
Autumn earned her Bachelor of Science Degree in Psychology at Bradley University and her Master of Arts in Counseling from Lincoln Christian Seminary. Autumn is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (LCPC).
Prior to joining Agape Counseling in 2012, Autumn worked in the Student Counseling Center at Lincoln College, where she offered counseling services to undergraduate students. Autumn's work history includes over 6 years experience in working with Alzheimer’s and dementia clients and caregivers impacted by the disease. Persons impacted by this disease, as well as obesity-related mental health issues are of special interest to Autumn. Her involvement with the Obesity Action Coalition points to her interest in advocating for the health care benefits of persons affected by obesity and co-morbid conditions including: depression, eating disorders, distorted body image, and self-esteem issues.
Autumn enjoys working with adolescents and adults providing individual counseling.
Karen Meany, LPC
Karen earned her Master’s degree from Capella University in Clinical Mental Health Counseling and is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) in the state of Illinois. Prior to joining Agape Counseling, Karen worked primarily with young adults providing Christian/Catholic spiritual/pastoral counseling. In addition, Karen has worked with adolescents, young adults, and adults through a non-profit counseling agency in Bloomington. This included working with clients struggling with a variety of mental health issues such as depression, anxiety, PTSD, grief and loss, bipolar disorder, and relationship difficulties. Karen uses a variety of techniques and interventions depending on what is best for the client, including person-centered therapy, cognitive behavioral therapy, and strength-based approaches. She will also be completing training in EMDR this summer. Karen enjoys walking with clients as they grow and strengthen their mental, emotional, and spiritual well-being.
Lisa Montgomery, LCPC
Lisa earned her Bachelor of Science Degree in Psychology from Ohio Dominican College. She received her Master’s Degree in Social Agency Counseling from the University of Dayton. Lisa is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (LCPC). Lisa has more than 17 years of experience working in the mental health field. She began her career as a Therapist at the Sounding Board Counseling Center, where she provided services to individuals, couples, and court-ordered groups. During that time, she became the Coordinator for the agency’s Batterer Intervention Program. She has experience working with a wide variety of mental health issues including: Depression, anxiety, panic disorder, adjustment disorders, divorce recovery, sexual abuse, relationship issues, and trauma. She specializes in issues pertaining to domestic violence. Lisa uses a variety of treatment methods including cognitive behavioral, person centered, and psychodynamic with the intent to help individuals process their current issues and improve their coping skills.
Dr. Chris Myers, PhD
Dr. Myers is a proud Christian, devoted husband, and loving father to his four children. Dr. Myers is a licensed and board-certified Clinical Psychologist with nearly 20 years of experience providing psychological assessment, treatment and consultation to Department of Defense and other U.S. Government personnel across the world. Dr. Myers is a proud Army veteran, who served 11 years on Active Duty, including deployments to Iraq and Afghanistan, and spent the past 8 years as a Department of Defense civilian, most recently as a recognized leader in threat assessment.
Dr. Myers earned a Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from the University of Central Florida, and an M.S.E.S.S. in Exercise & Sport Science (Sport Psychology Specialization) from the University of Florida. Prior to graduate school, Dr. Myers earned a B.A. in Psychology from Southern Illinois University while a member of the football team and the Fellowship of Christian Athletes and was part of the first graduating class at Heartland Community College.
Dr. Myers looks forward to supporting central Illinois communities by providing treatment and assessment services to adults of all ages. Dr. Myers has extensive experience with Active-Duty military, veterans, and law enforcement populations. Trained in the scientist-practitioner tradition, Dr. Myers uses the scientific method as the foundation of all his professional activities. Dr. Myers employs evidenced-based treatment methods and assessment strategies that are rooted in sound scientific principles and data, including cognitive behavioral and behavioral treatments. Dr. Myers' holistic approach to optimal psychological health emphasizes emotional, physical and spiritual fitness; his goal is to help people achieve balance and congruence between beliefs and behaviors.
Jenny Taylor, LPC, CCTP
Jenny is a devoted wife, mother and Christian who earned her Master of Arts degree in Clinical Psychology at the University of Houston-Clear Lake. She is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) and a Certified Clinical Trauma Professional (CCTP). She has experience helping individuals battling addictions, providing crisis counseling, and supporting students (pre K through high school) with behavioral and/or emotional needs. Jenny welcomes the opportunity to work with children, teens and adults of all ages. She sees a wide variety of diagnoses such as, depression, anxiety, bipolar, panic disorders, grief and loss and is eager to see anyone seeking healing and support through evidence based treatments like cognitive behavioral therapy, dialectical behavioral therapy, motivational interviewing, and acceptance and commitment therapy. Her goal is to see every one of her clients heal and gain a fresh, healthy view of themselves and the world around them.