Darrell Provinse, MA, LPC, NCC

Executive Director and CEO

Darrell Provinse earned his degrees from Washington University and Webster University in St. Louis, MO. He is a Licensed Professional Counselor in Missouri and a National Certified Counselor. He is a member of the American Psychological Association (APA), American Counseling Association (ACA), Association for Specialists in Group Work, and the International Association of Marriage and Family Counselors. He is also the Executive Director…

Jennifer Baker Baldwin, MA, MDiv, LPC

Associate Director

Jennifer Baker Baldwin earned her MA in Counseling and Master of Divinity from Covenant Theological Seminary. She is a Licensed Professional Counselor in Missouri. She also serves as the Intern Coordinator for Agape Christian Counseling Services.

Prior to entering the counseling field, she worked in college ministry for six years, leading bible studies and mentoring college women.

She sees mainly adolescent and adult clients and is experienced

Bernice Thompson, MA, LCSW

Bernice Thompson earned her masters degree from Washington University School of Social Work in St. Louis and is a licensed clinical social work therapist in the state of Missouri. Bernice is a long standing member of The National Association of Social Workers.

Her areas of specialization are in:

  • family counseling
  • individual counseling
  • addiction counseling
  • personality disorders
  • Bernice sees clients at the following locations:
  • Olivette
  • West County (Des Peres / Kirkwood)
  • Rene’ Parker, MA, LPC

    Rene’ Parker earned her Master’s Degree in Counseling at Covenant Theological Seminary in St. Louis, MO. She is a Licensed Professional Counselor in the State of Missouri. She is a member of the American Association of Christian Counselors.

    Her primary mode of psychotherapy is Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT). She works primarily with individuals and couples and facilitates group counseling. The group counseling has included topics such as depression,…

    Byron D. Loy MA, LPC, LCPC, CRADC

    Byron Loy is licensed counselor and certified alcohol and drug counselor in Missouri and Illinois. Graduating from Wheaton College in Illinois, he utilizes cognitive behavioral and family systems interventions to assist those he serves. With over 20 years of counseling experience, he appreciates the honor of serving others at some of the most difficult times of their life.

    His specialties include:

  • Anxiety
  • Grief and Loss
  • Depression
  • Addictions
  • PTSD
  • Individual and Group
  • Lisa Mottola Ernst, MSW, LCSW

    Lisa Mottola Ernst, a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), has been working with children, teens and families for the past 17 years. She understands the need to empower the young and old to share their thoughts, feelings and fears in a safe space. In her calming presence, she works to address the behavioral and mental health concerns of the entire family system.

    Her clinical experience includes: pediatrics, children and young adult grief and loss, anticipatory…