Elizabeth (Betty) Garner, LCSW
Betty received her Master of Social Work from the University of Illinois with a specialization in mental health. Betty is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) with approximately 40 years in the field of counseling and mental health. She has worked in several settings over the years including 14 years of inpatient experience and has been with Agape Counseling since 2002. With Agape, she provides individual, group, and marital counseling for adults. Betty enjoys a general practice treating people with a variety of issues including grief and loss, depression, anxiety, and family members of persons with chronic mental illness. She also enjoys working with older adults needing help with transitions in their lives. In addition to her extensive experience in treating individuals with borderline personality disorders, she is skilled in treating individuals and family members struggling with the effects of this illness. She has been trained in Dialectical Behavior Therapy and provides group and individual counseling focusing on skills training in mindfulness, interpersonal skills, emotion regulation, and distress tolerance.
Laticia Georgie, LCSW
Laticia received her Bachelor’s of Science in Education from Missouri Baptist University in 2010, and her Master’s in Social Work from Southern Illinois University Edwardsville in 2012. Laticia is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in the state of Illinois. Laticia has been working with children, adults, and groups in the field of mental health for approximately 10 years. Laticia integrates a variety of cognitive and behavioral
techniques, including CBT, DBT, and motivational interviewing. Laticia works from a strength-based perspective and has experience with a variety of issues including depression, anxiety, trauma, emotional regulation, developmental disabilities, anger, interpersonal skills, grief and loss, and self-esteem..
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.
Barry Ufheil, LCPC
Barry earned his Bachelor of Science Degree in Social Services at Bradley University and his Master of Arts in Counseling from Lincoln Christian University. He is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor in the state of Illinois.
Barry has over 25 years of experience working in community mental health with adults, children and families with a wide variety of emotional and behavioral issues. He has extensive experience with crisis intervention, trauma, domestic violence, developmental disabilities and children with disruptive behavior disorders. His most recent work included providing outpatient mental health services to clients involved with the criminal justice and foster care system.
He works with a wide range of mental health issues including anxiety, depression and mood disorders, abuse/neglect, relationship problems and faith-based concerns.
Barry Ufheil sees clients in our Peoria and Morton locations.