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Angela Lorene McDowell, American counselor. Licensed clinical professional counselor, since 1997; national certified counselor, since 1996; certified alcohol and drug counselor, Illinois, since 1992, certified substitute teacher, since 2005; board registered counselor II, Mental Illinois/Substance Abuse, since 2001. Member of Illinois Counseling Association, American Counseling Association.


McDowell, Angela Lorene was born on October 30, 1966 in Murfreesboro, Tennessee, United States. Daughter of William Thomas Kendrick Junior and Jo Carol (Hipp) Leach.


Associate of Arts, Lincoln Land Community College, 1987. Bachelor of Science, Illinois State University, 1989. Master of Science, Southern Illinois University, 1990.


Adult and adolescent counselor, evaluator The Recovery Center, Jerseyville, Illinois, 1991-1995. Counselor Tri-County Counseling Center, Department Alcohol & Substance Abuse, 1995-1996. Utilization mgmr. coordinator Chesnut Health Systems, Granite City, since 1996.

Counselor Chestnut Health Syt., 1996—2004. Substitute teacher, since 2005. Office manager Jacoby Arts Center, since 2006.

Private practice counseling, since 2006. Graduate assistant Rehabilitation Institute, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, 1989-1990.


Through The Lord’s Supper, or Holy Communion, the bread and cup symbolize the broken body and shed blood offered by Christ recall God’s great love for people. As they did for the disciples on the eve of Christ’s crucifixion.


As responsible citizens Christians should pray for elected officials, submit to just laws, pay taxes, and serve in various capacities, such as on juries, in the military, in public office, and by voting for their representative leadership.


Small groups inside the Methodist Church should be developed. Thus all members of “societies” could receive support and be challenged in their faith.


Member National Assn Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Counselors, Illinois Alcoholism and Drug Dependence Association, Illinois Counseling Association.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: hiking, camping, reading, walking.