Rick Allen, LCPC
Rick has a Master’s degree in Counseling Psychology from Illinois State University.
He is a licensed clinical professional counselor (LCPC) in the State of Illinois and has 35
years of experience working in direct service and administration in mental health, social services, and addiction fields. He has worked with a wide variety of clients including those who experience complications in their lives with addiction, substance abuse, anxiety and depression. Rick also welcomes clients struggling with spirituality, grief and loss, self-esteem, anger management, and life changes due to aging, and trauma history. Rick and his wife Garnet have two daughters and 8 grandchildren, 1 great-grandchild, and another grandchild on the way.
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.