Psychological Services / Outpatient Counseling

Saint Clare’s Professional Building | 815 East Fifth Street, Suite 101 | Alton, IL

Phone:  618/474-6240             Fax:  618/474-6242

Saint Anthony’s Health Center provides confidential evaluation and therapeutic counseling to help those facing a personal crisis, life change, family issue, depression, anxiety, or other mental health and substance abuse issues. Individual, couples and family therapy is available for adults, seniors, adolescents and children ages 6 and older. 

Appointments available Monday through Thursday, 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.   

Our staff is sensitive to the impact of emotional and behavioral concerns of an individual’s overall sense of well-being. We understand the benefit of caring intervention and are trained in various methods to improve the quality and satisfaction of life and interpersonal relationships.

OSF Saint Anthony's Psychological Services Team 

Our team of highly skilled professionals includes: 
  • Licensed Clinical Social Workers (LCSW)
  • Licensed Clinical Professional Counselors (LCPC) 
  • Licensed Clinical Psychologist, (PhD, CP)

Counseling Services 

Psychotherapy, or counseling, helps an individual gain insight into moods, feelings, behaviors and relationships to support their response to challenging life situations and develop healthy coping skills.


Psychotherapy or counseling helps with: 

Clinical Depression

Bipolar Depression

Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD)

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)

Panic Attacks

Social Anxiety

Chronic Pain  

Adjustment to Life Changes

Marital Problems / Divorce

Relationship Conflicts

Alcohol Abuse

Drug Abuse

Caregiver Stress

Grief & Loss

Personality Issues


Care Coordination:  For your benefit, and with your authorization, we will coordinate with your physician or referral source to ensure the best possible outcome for you and/or your family.

As a confidential program, private information is never released without your permission.


Psychological Evaluation: 

Psychological Evaluation is the assessment of a person’s cognitive, social, behavioral, and psychological functioning.  Psychological testing is a very specialized evaluation done by a Licensed Clinical Psychologist to assess a variety of abilities and attributes.  Psychological Testing may include Neuropsychological tests, Achievement and Ability tests and Personality measures. 


Psychological Testing is often provided for:   

Diagnosis of Alzheimer’s and other Dementias

Diagnosis & Accommodation recommendations for ADHD or Learning Disabilities

Measuring cognitive deficits post stroke or brain injury

Pre-surgical evaluation for certain Pain procedures or Bariatric procedures

Creating specific recommendations for individuals with stroke, dementia, or brain injury

Determining Personality strengths and areas for individual growth

Vocational strengths and interests 


Child & Adolescent Therapy  

Children respond well to therapy in a safe environment where the therapist uses techniques that may include play therapy, games, and art therapy to observe the child’s behavior, thoughts and feelings and help them to cope in a healthy manner.   

Teenagers go through many physical, mental, emotional and social changes during adolescence.  All of these changes can seem overwhelming triggering sadness, moodiness, anger or anxiety.  Supportive counseling helps the adolescent to successfully manage their life and cope with difficult situations. 


Child and Adolescent Therapy helps with: 

Child – Teen Depression

Family Conflict


Behavior Disorders

Emotional Trauma

Anxiety & Fears

Social Skills

Grief & Loss

Parenting Concerns

Alcohol & Drug Abuse

School Adjustment

Divorce Issues

Employee Assistance Services   

The Employee Assistance Program (EAP) is a resource to area employees and their family members. EAP offers confidential assessment and brief personal counseling. In addition to individualized counseling services, EAP provides professional consultation to employers seeking workplace training, education, wellness critical incident stress management and organizational development. For more information on EAP click here. 


Payment Options  

Most insurance plans are accepted including Medicare.  There are private pay options available for people without insurance.   

For more information, or to make an appointment, call 618/474-6240 during normal business hours.

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