professional-silhouetteMichael Ballard

A founding member of Agape Counseling Services of West Texas, Michael is a licensed professional counselor and an ordained minister. He became interested in counseling while serving as a youth minister in two different churches in the nineties. He received a Masters Degree in Clinical Psychology from the University of Texas of the Permian Basin in December 2006. Michael works towards integrating the Christian faith with psychological training for a more holistic approach to healing and transformation in the lives of clients.

Areas of expertise are: marriage, men’s Issues, sexual addiction, depression and anxiety, as well as a variety of other issues.

professional-silhouetteK.C. Blackketter

A Christian therapist and founding member of Agape Counseling Services of West Texas. As a licensed professional counselor K.C. has both a master’s degree in counseling and a master of divinity. Beginning as an ordained pastor in the local church, he has over 30 years experience in ministry in both the ordinary and not-so-ordinary challenges of life. A 25-year resident of Midland, he and his wife have five children and two grandchildren.

professional-silhouetteJacqui Chavez

Jacqui holds a master’s degree in Agency Counseling and is licensed through the State of Texas and the State of Arizona. She also holds a National Counseling Certification through the National Board of Certified Counselors. Jacqui has been a therapist for over 25 years and has a wide variety of experience and expertise. Jacqui has a gentle and fun loving nature and has a passion for the empowerment and wellness of others.

Jacqui is comfortable working with couples, families, individual, pre-teen, parenting issues, elder and hospice issues.