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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- Leia Stein, LCPC

I have worked with children and adults in a variety of environments. These have included Community and Residential Centers, and within different school systems. 

My background is in Education and I am a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor. I have my Master's Degree in Counseling and LCPC license. I empower individuals to improve their life circumstances using clinically tested methods. My therapeutic approach utilizes a relate-able counseling style with a focus on person centered solutions which focus on each individual. I am committed to assisting each person work through struggles by building on their existing strengths, teaching methods and best practices to use on any existing areas of weakness. The therapeutic relationship is a critical key to the success of the treatment process. 

I offer a free 15-minute phone consultation to individuals prior to coming in for their first appointment. I specialize in: depression, anxiety, trauma, grief, stress and relationship concerns.

Leia is currently accepting new clients.  Please contact her directly at 618-670-9069 or by email at [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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