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…

Kristy Cobillas, MEd, LPC

Kristy Cobillas earned her Master’s of Education in Counseling from the University of Missouri St. Louis. She specializes in working with adults who have a history of childhood abuse and/or neglect, and works extremely well with those who suffer from pervasive anxiety and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). Kristy has been trained to utilize Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) to facilitate the processing of trauma. She also utilizes Neuro-linguistic…

Kathryn Manley, MS, LPC, CST

Kathryn Manley is a Licensed Professional Counselor and a Certified Sex Therapist with the American Association of Sex, Educators, Counselors and Therapists (AASECT) and has been in the counseling field for 17 years.  Kathryn Manley holds a Master of Science degree in Community Counseling from the University of Nebraska-Kearney, and Master of Music and Bachelor of Music degrees from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. She and her husband John have been married for…

Lily Pernoud, MEd, PLPC, NCC, Certified K-12 School Counselor

Lily graduated from the CACREP-accredited Master’s of Education Counseling program at the University of Missouri – St. Louis. To be able to serve a wide population, Lily completed the Clinical Mental Health Counseling track as well as earned School Counseling certification for both the Kindergarten – 8th Grade and the Secondary levels. Lily has a wealth of experience in mental health, as prior to joining Agape, she worked in the counseling field in a range of therapeutic…