Counseling Associates of Southern Illinois

Mission Statement

We are dedicated professionals committed to providing quality mental health and substance abuse services. It is our overall goal to enhance the quality of life for individuals and families. Our belief is that all people are valuable and unique and should be treated with dignity and respect. While recognizing the potential for change, and assessment of the clients emotional, physical, spiritual, and life experience is provided in a caring environment. The growth of the individual is promoted through a course of treatment developed and executed in a timely and cost effective manner

Who are We

At Counseling Associates, our role as therapists is to provide support and practical feedback to help clients address current life challenges and long-standing issues.


We promote strengthening the family unit by helping each family member understand not only themselves and their behaviors, but also the behaviors of others in the family. With that self knowledge, individuals propel themselves forward into growth.

Our Guarantee

Commitment and Quality. With our support, we help clients take responsibility for their own life and their own happiness. We help individuals find resolution to a wide range of personal concerns and psychological issues by encouraging clients to learn about themselves and listen to their own inner voice

Rebuilding Connection and Friendship with Your Partner

If you’ve been feeling disconnected from your partner, you are not alone, and there are small steps you can take to help you get back on track. According to John Gottman (, 67% of couples experience a dip in their relationship satisfaction after... read more

Lindsay Murphy

Lindsay earned her Master’s Degree in Marriage and Family Therapy from Purdue University Calumet in 2011...

How to Keep Desire Alive

Almost everyone has the same experience in the beginning of their relationship, strong desire and passion.  You can’t wait to see your partner, and you look forward to every interaction especially the intimate ones.  You spend time thinking about how wonderful your... read more

Christianne Judy

Christianne has been in clinical practice for the past 14 years. She earned her Master’s degree from Washington University..

Counseling Associates is now offering parenting classes in the Nurtured Heart Approach ( 

The classes normally run for two consecutive Saturdays from 11 am to 1 pm for two Saturdays in a row. For reservations or further information, call the office at 618-622-2579. NHA Introduction video courtesy of Howard Glasser.

Taking Flight

CASI is pleased to announce a group workshop for kids with Aspergers Syndrome, Pervasive Developmental Disorder (PDD-NOS), and high-functioning Autism. Its slated for Wednesday evenings beginning in September. Call the office at 618.622.2579 for details and registration and one of our administrative specialists will be happy to help.