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 …

Amber Holt, MA, PLPC

Amber Holt earned her Master’s Degree in Professional Counseling from Lindenwood University. Amber’s background in family studies and development inform her counseling style. She has a practical and holistic approach to her work with clients. She is passionate about helping people navigate through life’s challenging seasons and move toward discovering a more healthy and fulfilling way of life. Amber is particularly interested in working with adolescents,…

Michael Glover, MA, PLPC

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 where the client…

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 …