THERAPISTS

Martha Ankney, MAC, LPC
Martha received her Master of Arts in Counseling from Covenant Theological Seminary and is a Licensed Professional Counselor. She has served as a Christian counselor for over thirteen years and is a member of the American Association of Christian Counselors. She desires to journey with others through their stories in order to bring hope, healing, and restoration.  For over seven years, Martha worked with adults with severe mental illness, as well as with children and teens diagnosed with emotional and behavioral disorders. Her counseling interests include pre-marital and marital counseling, depression, anxiety, grief, parenting, and women’s issues. She also provides supervision for new therapists working towards obtaining licensure. Martha enjoys playing piano and guitar, being active outdoors, and traveling. She also loves playing with her two boys and being with family and friends. Martha counsels individuals, couples, teens, and families at the St. Charles office and is an in network provider for Anthem/BC BS and United Health Care. You may email Martha at mankney@kaleostl.com.

Greg DeNeal, MAC/GTS, LPC
Greg received his Master of Arts in Counseling and Master of Arts in General Theological Studies from Covenant Theological Seminary and is a Licensed Professional Counselor. For approximately ten years, Greg served in church leadership in the areas of teaching, preaching, and music ministry. He has spoken at local grief seminars and national conferences and is a member of the American Association of Christian Counselors. Greg desires to walk alongside those experiencing grief as a result of death, divorce, or trauma, and he also specializes in Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder. Greg counsels individuals and couples at the St. Charles and St. Louis offices and accepts Anthem/BCBS, United Healthcare, and ComPsych insurances. You may email Greg at gdeneal@kaleostl.com.

Marty Lintvedt, MA, LPC, NCC, ACS
Marty received her Master of Arts in Professional Counseling from Lindenwood University and has served as a Christian counselor for nearly 15 years. She is licensed and nationally certified, and is an approved clinical supervisor. Marty is a member of the American Association of Christian Counselors, the International Association of Marriage and Family Therapists, and the Missouri Mental Health Counselors Association. Areas of specialization include marriage and family dynamics, survivors of abuse and trauma, bereavement, and issues pertinent to professional church workers and their families, and military families. Marty holds certifications in Critical Incident Stress Management, Applied Suicide Intervention, and Post Traumatic Stress Therapy with Military Application. She is also a member of the LCMS World Relief and Human Care Domestic Violence & Child Abuse Task Force. Marty works with individuals, teens, couples, and families at the St. Louis office and accepts the following insurances: Cigna, Tricare, ValueOptions, Anthem, Compsych and Magellan. You may email Marty at mlintvedt@kaleostl.com.

Greg Milford, MAC, PLPC
Greg received his Master of Arts in Counseling from Mars Hills Graduate School (now named The Seattle School of Theology & Psychology) in 2006. He is passionate about the gift of marriage and desires to work with couples struggling with issues ranging from contempt, trust, and intimacy, to parenting and natural family planning. He is also eager to serve individuals in healing from sexual abuse, dysfunctional family relations, anxiety, and sexual addiction. Greg has years of experience serving in the local church leading groups, teaching, and speaking in various settings. Greg is working towards obtaining licensure and is supervised by Martha Ankney MA, LPC. He sees clients at the St. Charles office and is an out-of-network provider. You may email Greg at gmilford@kaleostl.com.

Christy Brimm, MAC, MATS, PLPC
Christy received her Master of Arts in Counseling from Missouri Baptist University and her Master of Arts in Theological Studies from Covenant Theological Seminary. She has gained extensive experience working with children, adolescents, women, and families via her 20+years serving in the Church. Her ministry experience has come in the form of working in children’s ministry, youth ministry, leading a life group for young families, and through leadership in Mothers of Preschoolers (MOPS). Christy has training in both school and clinical settings and is interested in offering gospel-centered counseling to youth and adults who find themselves in need of healing and wholeness. She also has a special interest in doing play therapy with children and working with families on parenting and relational issues. Christy is a Provisional Licensed Professional Counselor and is supervised by Martha Ankney, LPC. She sees clients at the St. Charles office and is an out-of-network provider. You may email Christy at cbrimm@kaleostl.com.

Steven Carlson, MA, MATS, CIT
Steven received his Master of Arts in Counseling from Covenant Theological Seminary and his Master of Arts in Theological Studies from Covenant Theological Seminary. He is passionate about healing, transformation, becoming who we were made to be, and living towards an abundant and flourishing life. He desires to work with people through identity issues, grief, anxiety, depression, transitions, relationship issues, intimacy, communication issues, dysfunctional family relations, family of origin issues, and life-stages. Steven has deep interests in creativity and the arts and is a writer and musician. He enjoys hiking, cycling, being in nature, diversity in culture, philosophy, and relaxing with good friends. Steven has years of experience leading small groups, worship teams, and teaching high school literature and composition. It is his deep joy as a counselor to come alongside individuals, adolescents, and couples, wherever they are in their story, and help them to navigate the troubled and complex waters of modern life. Steven is working towards obtaining licensure and is supervised by Emily Moore, MA, LPC. He sees clients at the St. Charles office and St. Louis (Watson Road) offices. He is an out-of-network provider. You may email Steven at scarlson@kaleostl.com.

Lindsay Turner, MA, CIT
Lindsay received her Masters of Arts in Counseling from Covenant Theological Seminary. Prior to moving to St. Louis, Lindsay worked full time with a relational outreach ministry that focused primarily on adolescents (13-25 yrs old). She has had the opportunity to teach, speak, and lead groups as part of her ministry background. Lindsay’s 7 years of experience of serving youth and their families fostered a passion that led her to purse a counseling degree. With her training, she hopes to offer gospel-centered counseling to individuals in the midst of processing their story and life. Her interests include career counseling, reconciliation, transitional adjustment, and unpacking relational issues. Lindsay is supervised by Martha Ankney MA, LPC and is available to see clients at the St. Charles and Webster Groves offices.  You may email Lindsay at lturner@kaleostl.com.

Suzannah Dennis, MA, CIT
Suzannah Dennis earned her Master of Arts in Counseling from Covenant Theological Seminary. Before her pursuit of counseling, she earned a Bachelor of Business Administration in Marketing Communications and worked in business for several years before realizing her calling to counseling. Out of her experience of moving multiple times and switching careers, Suzannah enjoys working with people going through life transitions. In addition, she is interested in working with people dealing with anxiety, processing past trauma, relational difficulties, family of origin issues, and those living outside their home culture. Suzannah desires to work with a wide range of people including adults, college students, and children. She finds joy in working with others to discover what it means to thrive. In her spare time Suzannah can be found reading, spending time with friends, traveling, and enjoying the outdoors. Suzannah is working towards obtaining licensure and is supervised by Marty Lintvedt, MA, LPC, NCC, ACS. She sees clients at the St. Charles and St. Louis (Watson Road) offices. You may email her at sdennis@kaleostl.com.