We are a not-for-profit organization which provides Christian counseling, consulting, and community workshops and classes with several offices in the Southern Illinois area. Clients comprise all cultural, racial, religious, and economic backgrounds.
About our therapists:
Carla Monroe Boyd, LCSW, BCPCC
Agency Director, Therapist
Carla is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and holds an undergraduate degree from California Baptist University, and a Masters Degree in Social Work from University of Illinois. Carla worked for Baptist Children's Home and Family Services for 27 years. She retired as Director of Maternity Care, Foster Care and Adoption. Carla is a Board Certified Professional Christian Counselor and a member of the American Association of Christian Counselors. Carla is currently serving as the Public Relations Director of CCFS.
Additionally, Carla is Certified to use the Prepare/Enrich Inventory in Marrital and Pre-Marital counseling and has helped over 50 couples in relationship.
Carla is an avid traveler and believer in missions. Her most recent trip included teaching a Grief Workshop at a Bible college in India.
Areas of expertise:
- Individual and Family Counseling
- Marital and Pre-marital Counseling
- Life Transitions and Codependency
- Chronic Pain and Illness
- Grief and Loss
Tina Mitchell, LPC, NCC
Licensed Professional Counselor
National Certified Counselor
Tina holds an undergraduate degree from SIU Carbondale, and a Masters Degree in School Counseling, and a Masters Degree in Professional Counseling from Lindenwood University in St. Charles, MO. She is a licensed Professional Counselor in Illinois, and a National Certified Counselor. She is certified as a School Guidance Counselor in Illinois and Missouri.
Since 1995 Tina has been working for Mount Vernon City Schools, District 80 as a Parent Social Services Coordinator. She is also a Counselor/Mentor/Facilitator at the United Methodist Children Home (SILAN).
Tina is a member of the Illinois Counselor Association and Illinois Mental Health Counselors Association.
Areas of expertise:
- Child & Adolescent Counseling
- Individual & Family Counseling
- DivorceCare for Children & Adults
- Parenting Issues
- Depression, Anxiety and Stress Management
- Financial Management
- Career Planning