Peoria Providers

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Elizabeth (Betty) Garner, LCSW, CSAT, CMAT

Betty received her Bachelor’s degree in Social Work from Illinois State University in 1982 and her Master of Social Work from University of Illinois with specialization in mental health in 1987. Betty is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) with approximately 30 years in the field of counseling and mental health. She has worked in a number of settings over the years including 14 years of inpatient experience, and has been with Agape Counseling since 2002. With Agape, she has provided individual, group and marital counseling for older adolescents and adults. Betty enjoys a general practice treating people with a variety of issues. 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. Betty also specializes in treatment of sexual addiction and is a Certified Sexual Addictions Therapist (CSAT). She also is a Certified Multiple Addictions Therapist (CMAT) with specializations in eating disorders and chemical addictions.

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..

Rose Lange, LCPC, CSAT

Rose Lange is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (LCPC) in the state of Illinois. Her training background is in marriage and family therapy from Fuller Seminary in California, and she especially values working with individuals, couples, families and children in order to help them improve their relationships with themselves and those around them.  She has also trained with the International Institute for Trauma and Addiction Recovery (IITAP), and is a Certified Sex Addiction Therapist (CSAT) through this institute. Ms. Lange is experienced in working with clients and families whose lives are impacted by addiction or trauma in some way. For Rose, the benefit of therapy lies in the building of a unique relationship between client and therapist that fosters insight and growth, allowing for the client to achieve their goals. She integrates a variety of therapeutic models into her work with clients, including-- but not limited to-- cognitive- behavioral, mindfulness, restoration therapy, addiction recovery, and long-term focused therapy. 

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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.