Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)

For children and adolescents, life with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) can greatly benefit from working with a counselor. The therapist works closely with children and their caretakers to address difficult emotions and relational dynamics related to ADHD. Agape counselors are trained to help children with organizational skills, feelings of restlessness, difficulties concentrating, and struggles with task completion. Our therapists use holistic…

Kathy Bleitner, MEd, LPC

Kathy earned her Master of Education in Counseling Degree from the University of Missouri St. Louis.  She is a Licensed Professional Counselor in Missouri as well as a National Certified Counselor. She has experience working with children and families. She uses play therapy with her young clients, and incorporates cognitive behavior and person centered therapy with adolescents, teens and adults.

Kathy believes that with support, patience, and caring, most problems…

Kate Steely, MA, LCPC

Kate Steely earned her master’s degree in Counseling Psychology from Trinity Evangelical Divinity School in Deerfield, Illinois and is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor in Illinois. She has worked with children, adolescents and adults in individual, group and family therapy. She has experience with concerns such as unplanned pregnancy and new motherhood, grief and loss, divorce adjustment, trauma recovery, relationship concerns, addictions, anxiety,…

Zach Sander, MA, LPC, CADC

Zach earned his Master’s Degree in Counseling at Missouri Baptist University. He is a Licensed Professional Counselor in the state of Missouri. He has much experience in individual, family, and group therapy, with both adults and children. He counsels through a Biblical worldview, helping people develop a healthier perception and understanding to reach a more fulfilled, healthy lifestyle in Christ. Zach uses methods such as Motivational Interviewing, Cognitive Behavioral…

Teresa L. Weeke MA, LPC, RPT

Marriage, Family, and Child Therapist

Teresa earned her degrees from Missouri State University and Missouri Baptist University. She is a Licensed Professional Counselor, a Registered Play Therapist, and she is also AutPlay Therapy 11 certified. She is also a member of the American Association of Christian Counselors and the Association for Play Therapy.

Teresa has been married for over twenty eight years and has personal experience with the challenges that arise in a marriage…

Sue Ginocchio, MA, LPC

Sue earned a Masters of Arts degree in Professional Counseling from Lindenwood University. She is a Licensed Professional Counselor in the state of Missouri. Prior to counseling, she spent 20 years in sales, management and recruiting as well as spending some time staying home full time with her 4 children.

She brings to her work her faith, her life experience, and her passion for helping others. She has a specific interest in couples counseling, parenting issues, parents dealing…