MEET THE STAFF OF NEW HOPE

Patti Hawley, MA, LPC, Co-Director

Patti is a Licensed Professional Counselor with a Masters Degree from Covenant Theology Seminary where she also has served as an Adjunct Faculty member teaching, supervising, and encouraging students pursuing their graduate degrees.
Patti has often said that her clients are the bravest people she knows.  Asking for help takes a lot of courage.  She provides a safe place to be honest and vulnerable, and to find acceptance and encouragement to make the hard steps toward growth and healing.  Patti counts it a privilege to journey with adults who struggle with a number of issues including anxiety, depression, relationship challenges, and life transitions.

PatH@chespres.org |  636-779-0325

Luke Calvin, MA, M.Div., LPC, Co-Director

Luke holds a Masters of Divinity and a Master of Arts in Counseling from Covenant Theological Seminary and has been a Licensed Professional Counselor with the state of Missouri since 2007.  It has been Luke’s privilege to care for men wrestling with sexual addiction, same sex attraction, depression and anxiety, drug and alcohol abuse, the fallout of sexual abuse, the grief involved with divorce, and the struggles associated with life’s transitions.  As an Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT) trained counselor, Luke has also helped couples discover and heal the wounds and patterns that keep them from experiencing the closeness they long to experience in marriage.

LukeC@chespres.org  | 636-779-0329

Jennifer Wright, MA, LPC, NCC

Jennifer, a graduate of Covenant Theological Seminary’s counseling program, is a Licensed Professional Counselor in the state of Missouri and a Nationally Certified Counselor.  She is a member of the American Association of Christian Counselors and the International Critical Incident Stress Foundation.  Formerly a paramedic in the field of emergency medical services, Jennifer brings a specialized understanding of those grappling with health issues alongside their emotional struggles. Jennifer longs to be a resource to emergency medical service and fire personnel who wrestle with the pressures of their occupations.  She works with a wide variety of individuals as well as couples working through marriage challenges.  She also has a keen interest in pre-marital therapy and co-leads Wounded Heart groups. Jennifer possesses a passion for teaching, including supervising counseling interns and lecturing at counseling-related conferences.  Jennifer desires to conduct research and further her education in the areas of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, Critical Incident Stress Management, and Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing therapy.

JennW@chespres.org |  636-779-0336

Rachel McGrail, MA, LPC

Rachel received her Master’s from Covenant Theological Seminary after completing her internship here at New Hope. Rachel has previous experience working with at-risk youth and their families in Nashville, TN. As a result of that experience, she has grown a heart for working with children and adolescence. She also has experience working with adults and youth struggling with a variety of issues including depression, anxiety, same sex attraction, addiction, abuse, self-destructive behaviors, and eating disorders. It is Rachel’s longing to walk with people down the difficult path that leads to healing.

rachelm@chespres.org | 636-779-0337

Jean Chen, MA, LPC, NCC

Jean holds a Master of Arts in counseling from Covenant Theological Seminary and is a Licensed Professional Counselor with the state of Missouri and a National Certified Counselor. She also has an MBA from Northwestern University. Jean and her husband have two grown children. As a therapist, Jean helps people communicate and connect in healthy ways that honor God and each other. Jean has a real passion for women, couples and families who are dealing with conflict, anxiety, stress, depression, co-dependency, addiction, perfectionism, and transitions in life. Jean also has a heart for working with women who have suffered from broken relationships and from current or past abuse. Jean counts it a privilege to walk alongside people journeying toward hope and healing.

JeanC@chespres.org  | 636-779-0328

Sarah Esswein, MA, LPC

Sarah received her Masters in Counseling from Covenant Theological Seminary in 2013 and is licensed in the state of Missouri. Sarah has worked in ministry for 15 years serving children, college students, young adults and women. As a result of this experience, Sarah developed a deep desire to walk with people in their darkest seasons of life. Sarah has a passion for young people going through transitions, children and adult children of divorce, women, and all people experiencing brokenness. Sarah has completed her training in pursuit of her Registered Play Therapist certification and is passionate about helping children of all ages process and heal through the power of play.

SarahE@chespres.org | 636-779-0335

Jen Calvin, MA, LPC, RPT

Jen is a Licensed Professional Counselor who received her Masters of Arts in Counseling from Covenant Theological Seminary in 2002. Jen meets with clients of all ages and stages of life. She is passionate about offering hope to adolescents and adults who struggle with anxiety, depression, grief, broken relationships, and challenging life transitions. As a Registered Play Therapist, Jen loves witnessing the amazing work of healing in young children through play therapy. She also has specialized training in Autism and enjoys working with this unique population.

jenc@chespres.org | 636-779-0320

Emily Huensch, MA, PLPC

Emily graduated from Covenant Theological Seminary in 2014 with a Masters in Counseling. She is currently pursuing licensure in the state of Missouri. Over the last 10 years, Emily has worked with teens, families and college students in a full-time ministry context. Through this experience, as well as having kids of her own, she has developed a heart for walking with adolescents and adults through the broken parts of life. Emily is passionate about working with teens and parents, as well as women struggling with transition, anxiety, depression, stress, and perfectionism.

EmilyH@chespres.org | 636-779-0333

Richard Hinchsliff, MA, PLPC

Richard graduated from Covenant Theological Seminary in 2018 with a Masters of Arts in Counseling, and he is currently pursuing licensure in the state of Missouri. Richard has worked with people of all ages and life stages. He has experience with a variety of issues including depression, anxiety, emotional turmoil, teen issues, sexual addiction, emotional/psychological and sexual abuse, and mental illness. Richard particularly has a heart for being present with those in the midst of profound darkness. He is looking to become trained and certified in EMDR therapy (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing). He enjoys walking with any person in their journey for healing.

richh@chespres.org | 636-779-0312

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