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O'Fallon, IL Therapist
Welcome to Horizon Hope Counseling! We offer services to individuals, couples, families, children and adolescents. Sometimes people need
O'Fallon, IL psychologist someone to walk with them on the journey to help them through the difficult storms of life. Others may just need someone to talk to on a regular basis, until their need is met. At Horizon Hope Counseling, our mission is to provide a place for healing and to give individuals and family members the courage to change. 

Blessings and Peace,  Dr. Steve Heitkamp, Executive Director

What's New Right Now?

Welcome to Our Newest Therapist- Kevin S. Bunten, LCPC

  Master of Science in Education and Counseling Services

  Master of Divinity

  Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor

  Certified Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counselor

It is my belief that people need to be heard, can find and articulate their truth, and discover their  own path to health.  With compassion, empathy, and time—time to tell their story, a person can feel appreciated, heal, and change.  In my counseling practice, I have worked hard to include spirituality, creativity, and the ability to accompany someone on their journey—so that our brief connections can have impact through the week, and throughout life.  I value family input and involvement, social supports, and evidence-based methods, but more so I value my client’s individual personal journey. 

I am a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor, and Certified Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counselor.   I grew up in St. Louis, and have lived around the country—in cities and small towns.  I have a Master of Divinity from St. Thomas Theological University in Denver, and a Master of Science in Education and Counselor Services from Fordham University from New York City.  I have been working as a Counselor in Private Practice and various clinical settings such as Medical Centers, Clinics, Intensive Outpatient, and Residential Substance Abuse Counseling since 1999. 

My passion is working with individuals and couples, and my specialty areas are addiction, adjustment and meaning, sexuality issues, trauma, and grief.  However, I also love Group Counseling, public speaking and education related to psychology and counseling.  I am currently accepting new clients, offering an adjusted fee based upon income, and am working with insurance companies to better serve clients.   

Kevin is currently accepting new clients.  Please contact him to make an appointment at 314-809-6699, or [email protected].


 New Satellite Office   

 We are pleased and excited to announce our newest satellite office at Shiloh  United Methodist Church! Thank you to the pastor and members of Shiloh UMC  for joning us in a collaborative effort to provide mental health counseling to  those seeking to live a healthy life.



Friday nights, 8:00-9:30 PM, at St. celebrate recovery logo imagesMatthew UMC  

1220 Moreland Dr., Belleville, IL, provided at FREE to participants, and led by Horizon Hope counselors.  Topics may include: stress/anxiety, loss/grief, depression, relationships, pain, and addiction.  (more information)   



O'Fallon, IL Psychologist

Horizon Hope Counseling - Main Office

     Offices of:                                                                                

  • Dr. Steve Heitkamp, LCPC, AAPC Fellow
  • Dr. Julie Smirl, LCPC
  • Katie Gibbons (Kibort), MA, LCPC, NCC
  • Michael Stier, MA, LCPC
  • Kevin S. Bunten, M.Div., M.S.Ed., LCPC

785 Wall St., Suite 200
O'Fallon, IL 62269


Belleville, IL Psychologist

St. Matthew's United Methodist Church - Satellite Office

1200 Moreland Dr.
Belleville, IL 62223

Office of:
Katie Kibort, MA, LCPC, NCC 

(Thursdays and by appointment)

The Life Support Group/Celebrate Recovery meets here on Friday nights.
All are welcome to attend.  It is an Educational/Therapy Group staffed by
Horizon Hope Counselors and partnered with St. Matt UMC, to provide 
 confidential group therapy at no cost to participants.Some topics of                                                                                               discussion include: Stress, Depression/Anxiety, Loss/Grief, Relationships,

Recovery issues. 8:00-9:30 PM, Friday Nights

Shiloh United Methodist Church  - Satellite Office  

210 S. Main Street
Shiloh, IL 62269 

(Saturdays and by appointment) 

Directions: Shiloh UMC is located in the heart of Shiloh, IL on S. Main Street.  You may park in the parking lot to the right of the old sanctuary, enter the glass doors, and go down the stairs to the Horizon Hope Office.


Belleville, IL Therapists

Union United Methodist Church
721 East Main St.
Belleville, IL 62221

Directions:  From East Main, the church is on the North side of the road.  Please park in the Small Parking Lot 
in front of the church. There is a sign on the front of the building indicating the church offices. Enter the glass
doors closest to the Church Office Sign.  There is a small waiting area just inside.  



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