Becky Lacy, Office Manager

B.S. Business Communications

Becky takes care of connecting new clients with a counselor.  She also handles the billing and the other aspects of the organization.  If you have a question about billing or scheduling an appointment with a client, she can be reached at the main office.

 CONTACT INFORMATION
  • Phone:  217-698-7150 ext 101
  • Email:  blacy@lhcc.ws
  • Main Office:  3000 Lenhart Road, Springfield
  • Monday: 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
  • Tuesday: 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
  • Wednesday: 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
  • Thursday 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
  • Friday: 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM

Glynnis Shryock, Executive Director, MA, LCPC

Glynnis received her B.A. Degree in Communications/English from Evangel University in Springfield, Missouri and her M.A. Degree in Counseling Ministry from Lincoln Christian University.  She has been employed in Christian ministry for 30 years.  Glynnis specializes in anxiety and depression disorders, co-dependency, assertiveness and boundaries, emotionally destructive relationships, grief and loss issues, spiritual formation, divorce adjustment and stress management.

Therapies offered include cognitive behavioral therapy, assertiveness training, strength-based counseling, brief solution-based counseling, and holistic stress management.  Additionally, Glynnis consults as a speaker at local churches, workshops and conferences sharing on issues of emotional health and spiritual life.

 
 
CONTACT INFORMATION

All new clients are asked to contact the Office Manager (ext 101) to set an appointment.

  • Phone:  217-698-7150 ext 200
  • Main Office:  3000 Lenhart Road, Springfield
    • Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday (9 AM to 7 PM)
  • Jacksonville Office: First Christian Church, 2106 S Main Street
    • Monday (11 AM to 6 PM)

Roberta Mangano, MA, MSW, LCPC

Roberta received her M.S. from Winona State University in Winona, Minnesota and her M.S.W. from the University of Kentucky. Roberta has been involved in counseling within the church for over 10 years. She has experience working with men and women individually, couples and adult families. She has been trained in John Gottman’s Evidence Based Marital Therapy. She has also been trained in EMDR and has used it working with trauma related issues. She also works in areas related to spiritual formation.

 
 
CONTACT INFORMATION

All new clients are asked to contact the Office Manager (ext 101) to set an appointment.

  • Phone:  217-698-7150 ext 203
  • Main Office:  3000 Lenhart Road, Springfield
    • Tuesday:  10:00 AM to 7:00 PM
    • Thursday: 10:30 AM to 7:00 PM
  • First Christian Church Downtown Office:  700 S. 6th Street, Springfield
    • Wednesdays (hours vary)
    • Alternating Fridays (hours vary)

Bruce LaMontagne, MSW, LSW

Bruce LaMontagne received his B.A. in Liberal Arts and Sciences and his M.S.W. from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Illinois.  Bruce was employed for 30 years as a social worker with Springfield School District #186 prior to his retirement in June of 1999.

Bruce provides spiritually based, Christian counseling for individuals and families that is solution-focused.  His area of expertise include addiction, anxiety, depression, anger management and school-related problems.

  
CONTACT INFORMATION
  • Phone:  217-698-7150 ext 204
  • Main Office:  3000 Lenhart Road, Springfield
  • Monday:  9:00 AM to 7:00 PM
  • Wednesday:  8:00 AM to 6:00 PM

Kathleen Lyons, MA, LPC

Kathleen Lyons earned her B.A. in Youth Ministry/Adolescent Studies from Judson University in Elgin, Illinoi, and her M.A. in Counseling from Lincoln Christian University in Lincoln, Illinois. She is a reality-based, solution-focused Christian counselor who is dedicated to providing professional care and implementing effective holistic treatment for individuals and families.  Kathleen is committed to client healing through increasing self-awareness, developing health coping and communication skills, and embracing personal responsibility and freedom. Kathleen's clinical experience includes counseling children (ages 4 and up), adolescents, adult individuals and families.  Her specific interests include anxiety and depression, stress and adjustment issues, spiritual formation, divorce recovery, communication and interpersonal issues, parenting and family system issues, women's issues, grief and loss.

 
 
CONTACT INFORMATION
  • Phone:  217-698-7150 ext 201
  • Main Office:  3000 Lenhart Road, Springfield
  • Monday:  10:00 AM to 2:00 PM
  • Wednesday:  10:00 AM  to 2:00 PM
  • Wednesday:  5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
  • Friday:  10:00 AM to 2:00 PM
  • Friday:  5:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Jill Talavera, MA, LCPC, CADC

Jill is a licensed clinical professional counselor.  She received her B.A. in Psychology and her M.A. in Human Development Counseling with specialization in addiction counseling from the University of Illinois at Springfield. She is also a Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor.

She has over 10 years experience working with addiction and related issues.  She can provide counseling in individual, family, and group settings.  In addition to substance abuse, Jill also helps individuals struggling with anxiety, depression, bipolar and trauma.  Jill provides client centered cognitive behavioral therapy while including faith and Bible teachings.

 
 
CONTACT INFORMATION
  • Phone:  217-698-7150 ext 205
  • Main Office:  3000 Lenhart Road, Springfield
  • Monday:  9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
  • Thursday:  9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
  • First Christian Church Downtown:  700 S. 6th St., Springfield
  • Tuesday:  1:00 - 4:00 PM (availability varies)

Monica Qualls, LPC, NCC

Monica is a licensed professional counselor.  She earned her B.A. in Psychology and her M.A. in Human Development Counseling from the University of Illinois at Springfield.  Monica has experience with individual, family and group counseling.  She also has specialized training and experience in evaluation and treatment of child and adolescent victims of sexual abuse and youths with sexually problematic behaviors.   Monica’s desire is to help people of all ages heal, grow and find freedom from painful events and emotional strongholds through a client-centered, faith-based approach.

Monica is a member of American Association of Christian Counselors.

 
 
CONTACT INFORMATION

Monica is not accepting new clients.

  • Phone:  217-698-7150 ext 206
  • Main Office:  3000 Lenhart Road, Springfield
  • Monday: 2:30 PM to 8:00 PM
  • South Side Satellite Office:  2600 South MacArthur, Springfield
  • Tuesdays 2:00 PM to 7:00 PM

Rosanna Gapen, MA, LPC  

Rosanna is a licensed professional counselor.  She received her B.A. in Psychology with a clinical concentration and her M.A. in Human Development Counseling with a specialization in marriage, couples and family counseling from the University of Illinois at Springfield, Illinois, where she also serves as an adjunct professor.

She has experience working with individuals across the life span; children and adolescents, high school and college students, parents and couples.  Rosanna has provided counseling in individual, family and group settings.  Her area of professional interest include depression, anxiety, autism spectrum disorder, improving client self-esteem and concepts, exploring conditions of worth and value, and improving effective communication and conflict resolution within relationships, couples and family systems.

Rosanna provides client centered, biblically driven services and can apply and implement tenets of behavior modification and cognitive behavioral therapy such as reinforcement, thought reframing, confronting cognitive distortions and thought replacements.

 
 
CONTACT INFORMATION

New clients are asked to contact the Office Manager (ext 101) for an appointment.

  • Phone:  217-698-7150 ext 202
  • Main Office:  3000 Lenhart Road, Springfield
    • Tuesdays (hours vary)
  • South Side Office:  2600 S. MacArthur Blvd, Springfield
    • Thursday (hours vary)
    • Wednesday (hours vary)
    • Friday (hours vary)

Sarah Tierney, MA, LPC  

Sarah is a licensed professional counselor.  She received her Masters in Counseling from Lincoln Christian University in Lincoln, Illinois in May 2010, after completing her Bachelor's degree in Family Life Ministry in May 2007.  She has internship experience with the guidance counseling department at Mt. Pulaski Grade School and Junior High in Mt. Pulaski, Illinois, and with the student counseling department at Lincoln College in Lincoln, Illinois.  She has also worked as a graduate teaching assistance for Dr. Nealy Brown while studying at LCU, a position which afforded her a variety of counseling experiences and further education in Solution-Focused Brief Therapy techniques.  Since becoming licensed in 2011, Sarah has been counseling both adults and adolescents, primarily from a solution-focused Brief Therapy perspective, as well as providing semi-annual premarital, marital, and team-building seminars for local churches and businesses. 

 

 
CONTACT INFORMATION
  • Phone:  217-698-7150 ext 207
  • Main Office:  3000 Lenhart Road, Springfield
  • Fridays 10:00 AM to 7:00 PM

Karen Provart, MA, LCPC  

Karen is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor. She received her BA in Christian Studies and Counseling from McKendree University in 2002, and her MA in Counseling from Lincoln Christian University in 2005.

Karen's clinical experience includes counseling children and adolescents (ages 4-17), and their families. Her specific interests outside of child & adolescent therapy include grief/loss counseling, and treatment of depression. She has published two papers with the Illinois Counseling Association, one about treatment of clinical depression, and the other regarding Autism Spectrum Disorder.

 
CONTACT INFORMATION
  • Phone:  217-698-7150 ext 208
  • Main Office:  3000 Lenhart Road, Springfield
  • Mondays: 4:30 to 7:30 PM
  • Wednesday: Hours Vary
  • Fridays: 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM

Denise Beeching, MA, MS, ALMFT

Denise received her MS from Mid-America Christian University in Oklahoma City, OK, and her MA from Regent University in Virginia Beach, VA. Denise has had an interest in Marriage and Family for several years. She is a Christian counselor with experience working with children in the foster care system as well as their biological parents and foster parents. She has also worked with adolescents residing in group homes due to trauma and anger issues. She has experience with adjustment and attachment problems in children and adolescents due to traumatic experiences.  She uses Theraplay to train parents and caregivers in building strong attachments with their children. Denise has completed training in Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT). She is also trained in Level 2 Gottman Method Couples Therapy which she uses in her work with couples.  Denise approaches therapy from a systems perspective, looking at various systems her clients are involved in such as family, school, employment, and community, and how those systems effect the individual.

 
CONTACT INFORMATION
  • Phone:  217-698-7150 ext 209
  • Main Office:  3000 Lenhart Road, Springfield
  • Thursday: 4:30 to 7:30 PM
  • Fridays: Hours vary