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Mental Health Counseling

Mental health is defined as a person’s condition with regard to their psychological and emotional well-being. The professional staff at Kirby Medical Center works with individuals to address many facets of mental health and mental illness.

 We provide therapy or mental health counseling services for the following situations and many others.

 • Depression

• Anxiety

• Bipolar Disorder

• Post Traumatic Stress Disorder or PTSD

• Addiction and Related Issues

• Eating Disorders and Related Issues

• Self-Harm

• Grief or Loss

One of our mental health professionals will talk with you, as new patient, about available options appropriate for you as an individual. Whether you require an urgent appointment or a routine appointment, we will match you with a mental health counselor best suited to your needs.

If you or someone you know are in crisis, seek help immediately. You can reach a mental health counselor at Kirby Medical Center by calling (217) 762-6241 or dial 911 for immediate assistance.

 

Kristine R. Donaldson, LCSW

Kristine R. Donaldson is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) with more than 16 years of experience in the field, working primarily in substance abuse prevention
and education, substance abuse treatment and crisis intervention, as well as general conditions such as depression, anxiety and personality disorders. Ms Donaldson
is dedicated to providing compassionate and comprehensive therapy and support services to her patients of all ages at Kirby Medical Center.

Tara Beckett, LCSW

Tara Beckett is a licensed clinical social worker that is now seeing patients at Kirby Medical Group on Wednesdays and Thursdays. 

Jaime Porter, LCSW

Tara Beckett is a licensed clinical social worker that is now seeing patients at Kirby Medical Group in Atwood. 

All counselors are participating providers in most insurance plans, including Medicare and Medicaid. For more information on these counseling services, please call (217) 762-6241.