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.
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.
Jenny Taylor, MA
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 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 from their life traumas and gain a fresh, healthy view of themselves and the world around them.