Willie Brevard, LPC

Luke Garvey, LCSW

Susan Stuart,

MFT Intern

Margot Masvidal,

Office Manager


Our staff includes Licensed Clinical Social Workers (LCSW), Licensed Professional Counselors (LPC) and Licensed Marriage and Family Therapists (LMFT), in addition to Associates and Interns in related fields. We are all committed Christians.

We believe in, and are dedicated to, Jesus Christ both personally and professionally. We rely on biblical principles, are committed to prayer for our clients. even when we do not pray with them.

Our founder and former Executive Director of the Christian Counseling Center, Constance Lawrence, Ph.D., holds a doctorate in psychology, is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and an approved Supervisor for the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy. She continues to serve on the Board of Directors and provides ongoing consultation and supervision at the Center.

The broad range of competencies found in our staff enables them to offer an extensive array of counseling services tailored to each client’s needs. Clients come to our center with many diverse issues, such as anxiety, depression, stress, grief, attention deficit disorder, domestic violence, addictive behaviors, eating disorders and trauma.

We also help clients with wellness issues such as marriage, family and parenting concerns, improving one’s self-worth, anger management, healthy assertiveness, social skills, employer/employee-related issues, and other personal life crises or adjustment problems.

Cheryl Allen, M.A., LMFT​

​Executive Director

​​Sarah Knechtle, M.A.

​MFT Associate

Ling Wang, M.A.

MFT Associate

Amanda Stashenko, M.S., Pre LPC,

Client Coordinator

The Christian Counseling Center

3 Lewis Street - Norwalk, CT 06851 - Established 1980