About Alternatives ---
Alternatives Counseling has served individuals and
families in the metro-east area since 1991
. Our skilled
professional staff know
every person we see has value
and strengths
, no matter what personal challenge they
are facing. It is our mission to assist each person in
bringing about the positive change they seek. We are
dedicated to improving lives, one person or family at a
time. Our professionals utilize their education, specialized
training and experience to make a difference for you.

Our professional staff offer
day, evening, and weekend
, available by appointment.

Our business office hours are Monday through Thursday
9 to 4 and Friday 9 to 1.
"Here's a picture of the
kids -- those smiles
mean the world!  
Thank you so much
for all you did for our

-"D.G.", former client
Alternatives Counseling, INC.
Contact us:
telephone ~ 618-288-8085
e-mail ~
Our Professional Staff:
Donya Adkerson, MA, LCPC, LSOE. LSOTP

Christine Bracamontes, MS, QMHP
Patti Bortko, MA, LCPC
George Ferguson, MSW, QMHP

Marla Nelson, MA, LCPC

Behavioral Health Specialist
Jillian E. McCammack, BS, MHP

Office Manager:
Marcy Ansley
So what's with the butterfly logo, anyway?

That's our symbol of the positive change
process, which is what Alternatives
Counseling is all about.

Choices.  Changes.  Growth.