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New Horizons Counseling Services
Peoria, IL & Salem, IL
309-681-9432
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Salem Therapist & Clinical Director
Dr. Jim Phillips, PhD, M Div, LCPC is the Clinical Director of New Horizons Counseling Services. 

Jim has been counseling since 1981 and specializes in marriage, family and individual counseling. Jim works with adults, couples and children over age 12 from a holistic philosophy in areas of depression, anxiety, ADD, PTSD, complicated bereavement, abuse, religious/spiritual issues, holistic wellness and stress management. He is also a consultant to business and church organizations in areas of growth, communication and conflict resolution. 

Jim's additional experience includes leading seminars, workshops, and marriage retreats for a variety of groups and topics. He has functioned as clinical director of New Horizons Counseling Services since 1997 and has supervised graduate students, been clinical director of a residential care facility for boys ages 12-21 and resided as president of the IL Valley Mental Health Association. Jim has also served as visiting lecturer for the chaplaincy at Methodist Medical Center and conducted loss and grief support groups at Methodist Medical Center for 10 years. Jim also served in the US Navy for 12 years and works with Veterans, Military and their Families of all branches of service in his counseling practice.  

Jim currently is available to provide supervision in the Salem office to therapists who are preparing for state licensure. Jim is available for internet counseling and phone sessions.


Jim Phillips, PhD, M. Div, LCPC
Clinical Director
Jim is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor with a Master of Divinity Degree in Pastoral Care and Counseling, two years postgraduate studies in clinical psychology, and a PhD in Human Services. Jim has over 30 years experience working with individuals, couples, families, and organizations in private practice, clinical settings and faith environments..  

Jim sees clients in the Salem office and serves  Mt. Vernon, IL, Centralia, IL and surrounding communities.