Counseling Service Staff

To schedule a counseling appointment with any of our staff, please contact us at counselingservices@moody.edu.

 

Full-Time Counselors

 

Steve Brasel
Associate Dean of Counseling Services
(312) 329-4194

B.A. Moody Bible Institute
M.A. Wheaton College, Clinical Psychology
Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (LCPC); teaches Introduction to Psychology
Specialties: family of origin issues, men's issues, grief, depression


Sharina Porter
Counselor- Outreach & Wellness Coordinator
(312) 329-8971

B.A., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
M.A.; M.S., National Louis University, Psychology/ Clinical Mental Health Counseling
Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC)
Mental Health First Aid Instructor
Specialties: anxiety, adjustment issues, depression, relationships, stress

 


Sarah Youssef
Counselor
(312) 329-4060

B.A., Northwestern University
M.A., Wheaton College, Clinical Psychology
Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC)
Specialties: grief, spirituality, identity, sexuality, body image, eating disorders

 


Amyra Rodriguez
Counselor
(312) 329-2042

B.A., Moody Bible Institute
M.A, Moody Theological Seminary, Clinical Mental Health Counseling
Licensed Professional Counselor Candidate (LPC-C)
Specialties: trauma (childhood, sexual, physical, emotional), anxiety, depression, grief, relationships

 


Rob LeLaurin
Counselor
(312) 329-4127

B.A., Moody Bible Institute
M.A., Western Seminary, Biblical & Theological Studies
M.A., North Park University, Counseling Psychology
Licensed Professional Counselor Candidate (LPC-C)
Specialties: Depression, Anxiety, Family of Origin Issues, Men’s Issues, Calling and Identity, Shame


Part-Time Counselors

Amy Baker
(312) 329-4342

B.A., Taylor University
M.A., Asbury Theological Seminary
Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (LCPC)
Specialties: eating disorders, women's issues, sexuality issues, grief, relationships, pre-marital, depression, anxiety, third culture kid related issues


Patty Vander Sande
(312) 329-4195

B.A.; M.A., Wheaton Graduate School
Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (LCPC)
Specialties: Trauma treatment (survivors of sexual, emotional, spiritual abuse), TCK issues, transitions, cultural adjustment, depression, anxiety, family of origin issues

 


Office Assistant

Hannah Barbeau
Office Assistant
(312) 329-4354

B.A. Moody Bible Institute
M.A. Northeastern Illinois University, Clinical Mental Health Counseling, expected graduation Summer 2023

Each year, Moody Bible Institute Counseling Services hosts several graduate student counseling interns, who are supervised by our professional staff.

 

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