Angela McDowell, MS, LCPC, NCC, CADC

Angela McDowell View Specialties


Angela works with individuals, couples, & families in the areas of:

·        Depression

·        Anxiety & Stress Management

·        Relationship Counseling

·        Improving Communication

·        Restoring Trust

·        Healthy Boundaries

·        Separation/Divorce

·        Parenting/Step Parenting Concerns

·        Improving Sibling Relationships

·        Grief Issues

·        Self-Esteem Building

·        Life/Job Transitions

·     Substance Abuse (self or family member)

Counseling Approach:

Angela’s counseling approach is client centered, cognitive behavioral therapy.  She offers individual, couple & family therapy, seeing children (over age 5), adolescents, & adults.  Growth & change are continual processes, involving work outside of therapy.  She believes working together a wide range of personal problems can be resolved.

Appointments are 45 minutes in length. Frequency is determined by need. Self-pay, insurance & employee assistance programs are welcome as payment.

Angela is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor, National Certified Counselor, & Certified Alcohol & Drug Abuse Counselor in the state of Illinois.

She obtained her Master of Science degree in Rehabilitation Counseling with a focus on substance abuse from Southern Illinois University-Carbondale in 1990.  Providing services since 1991, she specializes in substance abuse treatment, mental health, marriage & family,  & Christian counseling.

She continues professional growth through participation in conferences, trainings, & self study.

Professional Affiliations:

American Counseling Association

Illinois Counseling Association

Lewis & Clark Chapter of the Illinois Counseling Association

River Bend Growth Association

Alton Main Street

Counseling Approach:

Angela’s counseling approach is client centered, cognitive behavioral therapy.  She offers individual, couple & family therapy, seeing children (over age 5), adolescents, & adults.  Growth & change are continual processes, involving work outside of therapy.  She believes working together a wide range of personal problems can be resolved.

Appointments are 45 minutes in length. Frequency is determined by need. Self-pay, insurance & employee assistance programs are welcome as payment.

Session Fees: $130.00 per session.

Angela is on many insurance and employee assistance program panels. It is wise to contact your insurance company to obtain specific benefits before beginning therapy. An authorization may be required. If you do not have insurance or do not wish to use it, self-pay is an option. 

“Helping You Help Yourself”

For more information or to make an appointment, contact Angela at 618-558-0296 or view her personal website at: http://www.mcdowellcounseling.com/

Let’s work together to help you learn & grow from your experiences!

 


Angela McDowell Reaches

Alton IL