OSF Saint Anthony's Health Center

Alton, Illinois

Psychological Services

At some point, everyone could benefit from a helping hand. OSF 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:

For your convenience, counseling sessions are available during day or evening hours. Please call (618) 474-6240 to inquire about our services, or to schedule an appointment.

Our Team of Highly Skilled Professionals 


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.

Our team 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:

  • Panic Attacks
  • Social Anxiety
  • Chronic Pain
  • Alcohol Abuse
  • Drug Abuse
  • Grief & Loss
  • Caregiver Stress
  • Bipolar Depression
  • Clinical Depression
  • Personality Issues
  • Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD)
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Adjustment to Life Changes
  • Marital Problems / Divorce
  • Relationship Conflicts

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
  • ADHD
  • Behavior Disorders
  • Emotional Trauma
  • Anxiety & Fears
  • 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.

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.