Lanny McFarland, MA, LPC


Licensed Professional Counselor
Missouri License CS001467
National Certified Counselor


Background and Experience

Lanny has been a therapist for over 30 years. He and his wife, Julie, began what was known as Minirth-Meier Clinic of St. Louis in 1992. For many years following his time at Minirth-Meier Clinic he served as a pastor at a local church.  He began counseling at a Christian private practice in St. Louis in 2010, and in 2018 he started LifePointe Counseling, LLC where he now counsels and serves as the Director.

Special Interests and Services

Lanny is skilled as an individual, marriage, family and group therapist. He is available for speaking engagements/seminars on the following topics: Transforming Marriages, A Christian’s Response to Depression, Understanding the Impact of Our Past, and The Truth About Lying. He is also available for preaching and teaching engagements. To obtain more information about Lanny’s services, please call our front office at 314-849-2120.

Treatment Issues

Abuse • Addictions • Anger • Anxiety • Depression • Grief & Loss • Marital & Premarital
Parenting Issues • Sexuality Issues • Spiritual Issues

Insurance and Payment Options

Aetna • Anthem Blue Cross & Blue Shield • Optum • Tricare (Standard)/Humana Military • United Behavioral Health • United Healthcare • Private Pay

Education and Training

Master of Arts in Marriage and Family Counseling, Southwestern Seminary

Bachelor of Arts, Criswell College

  • Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) – Missouri
  • National Certified Counselor (NCC)
  • Ordained Pastor