Bob Vass, MEd, LPC, NCC

Bob Vass works with individuals, families, and couples. He works with all ages, from ages 5 to 95. Having counseled the blind, Bob specializes in helping those with disabilities and special needs. After teaching high school for 33 years, Bob enjoys working with older teens as well as younger adolescents. Bob’s marriage to his wife of over 40 years forms the basis of what it takes to have a successful marriage relationship.

Bob’s experience includes not only the years he has…

Michelle Odle, MDiv, MA, LPC

Michelle Odle is a Licensed Professional Counselor in the state of Missouri. She earned her Master’s in Counseling and Master’s of Divinity from Covenant Theological Seminary. Prior to joining the team at Agape, she had more than 6 years of experience working with children, adults, and families in social service, child welfare, and church settings.

She worked with issues such as:

  • broken families
  • parenting training
  • child abuse and neglect
  • sexuality
  • pregnancy
  • 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…

    The Power of the Cognitive Behavioral Approach to Stereotyping

    by Mary Singleton, MEd, PLPC

    I’m sure I’m not the only one who has been thinking about recent racial conflicts involving police officers and citizens.  We have all seen how an event, such as a police officer shooting someone, can inspire dramatically different reactions in people — reactions which often correlate to race and which elicit very different feelings and behaviors as a result of these thoughts.  Cultural messages and life experiences contribute…