Agape Counseling Services

Working with Agape Counseling Services and affiliated with Lake Gibson Nazarene Church since 2002

Florida Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (MT #0001417)
Ordained Nazarene Minister/Pastoral Counselor

B.A. in Religion from Houghton College, Houghton, New York
M.Div. in Pastoral Counseling from Asbury Theological Seminary, Wilmore, KY
M.A. in Marriage and Family Therapy from Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY

16 yrs. Pastoral/Parish Ministry in Michigan and Upstate NY
11 yrs. Private Practice in New Hartford, NY
12 yrs. Private Practice in Lakeland, FL
Working with Agape Counseling Services and affiliated with Lake Gibson Nazarene Church since 2002

Married August 1964 to Patricia who is a retired Nurse Administrator
Three adult children and five grandchildren
Hobbies are and handyman projects and dabbling in real estate



Lake Gibson Church
6868 N. Socrum Loop
Lakeland, FL 33809 
Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday
10am to 7pm

Mailing Address:

Agape Counseling Services
5337 N. Socrum Loop Road #278
Lakeland, Florida 33809-4101 .

(863) 687-6099
  • One Free Consultation Session is available to members/attenders of Lake Gibson Church of the Nazarene.  If they do not have insurance for ongoing sessions, there can be an adjustment in their fee up to 30%. 
  • Initial Assessment - $120.00
  • Therapy Session - $95.00
  • Insurance Co-pay from $10-25 per session as determined by a clients insurance plan (90% of my clients use their insurance )
  • Participating Insurance Companies:
  • Aetna -  Cigna Behavioral Health  Services -
  • United Behavioral Health, United HealthCare, and various Employee Assistance Plans                                   
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield/New Directions
  • Tricare/Choice Behavioral Health 
If you want to use your insurance, call for an appointment-THEN call the customer service number for mental health on your insurance card. Your insurance company will give you an authorization number. Ask for the number of sessions authorized, your co-pay amount and the claims address. Call back and leave the information on the secure voice mail.