Cheryl Allen, M.A., LMFT​

​Executive Director

Margot Masvidal,

Office Manager

The Christian Counseling Center

3 Lewis Street - Norwalk, CT 06851 - Established 1980


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. 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.

​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.

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.

Susan Stuart,

MFT Intern

Amanda Stashenko, M.S., Pre LPC,

Client Coordinator

Luke Garvey, LCSW

Willie Brevard, LPC

​​Sarah Knechtle, M.A.

​MFT Associate

Ling Wang, M.A.

MFT Associate