& Family Counseling:
CAASTLC provides family counseling to individuals and families
experiencing emotional stress and family problems. We offer specialized
outpatient treatment for adults, adolescents, and children dealing
with depression, anxiety, relationship struggles, anger management,
and dual diagnosis issues. A licensed professional counselor can
provide an objective viewpoint and guide an individual or a family
toward a better understanding of their particular problems and
their causes through non-judgmental and caring support, insight,
and information. In addition, our counselors are familiar with
the many community resources that are available to our clients.
provides a twelve-session anger management program designed to
provide personal insight into aggressive behavior and implement
effective methods of addressing and managing anger. This program
is modeled after a cognitive behavioral approach designed by the
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
& Alcohol Counseling:
& Alcohol counseling consists of educational classes in addition
to individual counseling, group sessions, family counseling and
aftercare maintenance. The counselor can direct the client to
the proper agency ranging from self help groups such as Alcoholics
Anonymous or Al-Anon to private facilities or physicians best
equipped to provide the assistance needed.
counseling consists of one on one drug and alcohol
counseling and is provided to assist individuals in developing
insight and resolving personal and family problems. Some clients'
respond best to individualized attention.
education sessions focus on legal aspects of chemical
usage, disease concepts of alcohol and drug abuse, stress management
and the physiological and psychological consequences of drug and
alcohol use. Education is the first step to recovery.
Program is offered to assist those struggling to establish
and maintain sobriety. Group topics focus on learning to cope
with everyday life issues and stresses without resorting to using
drugs or alcohol.
Maintenance Upon completion of any other aspects of
the program, participants are encouraged to enroll in aftercare
maintenance which provides ongoing support for the client and
family members in order to enhance the progress each has made
since entering the treatment program. Professional and peer support
continues as clients meet once a week to discuss the social, emotional
and psychological adjustments involved in maintaining sobriety.
services are free of charge to low income residents and on a sliding
scale for others.
Drug & Alcohol Program:
CAASTLC has a new Women's Drug & Alcohol Program which consists
of four phases. Phase I entails a thorough drug and alcohol evaluation
and needs assessment conducted to address the client's life situation
and provide a holistic approach to treatment. Phase II entails
two group meetings a week and one individual counseling session
per week for six weeks. Urine drops are conducted at the beginning
and end of Phase II. Phase III entails one group session and one
individual counseling session per week for six weeks. Another
urine drop is conducted at the end of Phase III. The final phase,
Phase IV, consists of weekly aftercare support groups addressing
coping techniques and sobriety. Individual sessions are also available.
Program content includes such topics as psychological issues,
effects on family, cognitive therapy, assertiveness/anger management,
raising children, resources in the community, developing a survival
mentality, and spiritual awareness. This program is directed and
facilitated by certified substance abuse counselors and is free
of charge to low-income St. Louis County women.
Eligibility Requirements - Household income may not exceed 200% of the federal poverty guidelines. Please
go to our "Income Guidelines"
page for a complete listing of income guidelines.
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