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 and CEO of Agape Christian …

Michael Glover, MA, PLPC

Independent Contractor

Michael earned his Master’s degree in Professional Counseling and his Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Lindenwood University. He is a Provisionally Licensed Professional Counselor (PLPC) working towards full licensure in the State of Missouri. Michael uses an integrative approach to counseling, and by doing so he is able to fulfill each client’s individual needs.

Michael believes that counseling is most effective when a safe place is created…

Fears & Things That Go Bump in the Night

by Carolyn Knarr, MSW, LCSW, Director of Children’s Therapeutic Services

Childhood fears are a normal part of growing up. Children who have vivid imaginations, or who have been exposed to circumstances or ideas that are beyond their understanding will be more likely to have fears. God gave us fears to keep us safe. For example, a child with a fear of fire would avoid playing with matches. A child afraid of heights will be more careful when hiking or exploring.

Fears change as kids…

The “Height” of Perfection-ism… Is Fear

By Jessica Stillman
Perfectionism, like conditional love, destroys feelings of worth – because, if we only  feel worthy when we have achieved perfection, we will only feel worthy one time in a thousand.Earl D. Wilson, The Undivided Self

When I volunteered to face my fear of heights for the #FaceYourFearsChallenge, I didn’t think very much about it. I was just thinking that we needed content to post on our website and our Facebook wall, that we would have some fun making…