• About Us


    St. Louis Behavioral Medicine Institute (SLBMI) serves the St. Louis Metropolitan Area in providing evidence-based behavioral health treatment.  SLBMI’s multi-disciplinary teams are committed to providing compassionate care.

    In 1995, St. Louis Behavioral Medicine Institute became an established resource for behavioral healthcare in the St. Louis Metropolitan Community with three locations, including St. Louis City, Chesterfield, and Belleville, Illinois. The multidisciplinary professional staff includes psychologists, psychiatrists, social workers, family medicine, internal medicine, nursing, licensed professional counselors, physical therapist, spiritual directors, art therapist and dietitians.  Many aspects of our work involve multi-disciplinary teams working together to treat the individual needs of patients.
    The Institute offers various levels of care, depending on the patients’ needs ranging from individual outpatient, family, intensive outpatient programs, and partial hospitalization programs. Patients and families work with our professional teams to identify problems and formulate individual treatment plans and level of care. (View our comprehensive list of services.)

    The Institute provides services for many patient concerns with specialized services for depression, anxiety disorders, eating disorders, OCD, child and adolescent problems, chronic pain and headaches, and other/behavioral health issues.

    Saint Louis Behavioral Medicine Institute Mission Statement

    The Institute is dedicated to the promotion of mental and physical health by integrating knowledge from the behavioral sciences with the latest advances in contemporary medicine. In pursuit of our mission and as an affiliate of Saint Louis University Health Sciences Center, we strive to:

    • Deliver compassionate, interdisciplinary patient care attentive to the vital relationship between body, mind, and spirit.
    • Discover new knowledge and effective treatments by conducting scientific research and staying abreast of progress in the field.
    • Educate healthcare students and professionals.
    • Advance community awareness of behavioral medicine principles to prevent illness and enhance health.

    SLBMI is an academic affiliate of St. Louis University Health Science Center. Our faculty and staff support the academic mission of the University in many ways.  We are frequent contributors to professional journals and regularly participate in professional meetings.  Additionally, we support the University in advanced training of family practice residents, psychologists, social workers, and medical students.

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