Anthony Bass, M.Ed., MA, MSW, RADC, MARS, LPC
Clinical Program Director
Anthony D. Bass was born and raised in St. Louis Missouri where he earned master’s degrees in Community Counseling from the University of Missouri St. Louis, Management and Leadership from Webster University, and Social Work from St. Louis University. In addition, he completed a Bachelor of Social Work from the University Of Missouri St. Louis, and Associate degrees in Criminal Justice with an emphasis in Law Enforcement and in Human Service with an emphasis in Corrections from Florissant Valley Community College. Mr. Bass is a Licensed Profession Counselor and Registered Alcohol and Drug Counselor in the state of Missouri.
As a direct service provider Mr. Bass has over twenty-five years of experience that encompasses acute psychiatric complexities, dual diagnosis disorders, substance abuse, crisis, and couples counseling, as well as individual, group, and family therapy; death and dying, and is well versed in addressing or educating on matters involving HIV/STD’s. Mr. Bass has worked for and or had contractual affiliations with The North County Police Cooperative, SSM Health, Behavioral Health Response, The Nurturing Parenting program sponsored by the University of Missouri St. Louis, the Federal Bureau of prisons through the Gateway Foundation, Social Work PRN/Hopewell Center, Bridgeway Behavioral Health, New Beginnings, St. Louis Mental Health Institute, Grace Hill, and the Healthy Family and Marriage coalition. Mr. Bass established and founded his current counseling private practice MIND-SET SOLUTIONS LLC in 2006 and is the founder of non-profit organizations, Alternative Interventions, and Veterans Interventions, Planning and Placement.
Mr. Bass’s volunteer affiliations are as follows: Missouri State Probation and Parole where he coordinated and facilitated group-counseling sessions for aggressive offenders from 1988-1994. He served as a board member for both the state and local chapters for the Missouri Association of Social Welfare (MASW) from 1995 until 2001. He also served two terms as a member for the St. Louis Self Help Center. He volunteered as a role model for the St. Louis Public Schools role Model Experiences program between May 24, 1990 and June 27, 1996. Mr. Bass has worked with the late Alderman Greg Carter on the 27th Ward Infant Mortality project, Minority Health Coalition, and provides Family Wellness seminars to enhance marriages and family communication at various churches in the state of Missouri.
Mr. Bass has worked with community business owners and other non-profit organizations in the St Charles area to develop and or to help sponsor back to school projects. He presented as one of several professional speakers for the Francis Howell School District on career days in 2015 and 2016.
Mr. Bass completed internships at Nurses for Newborns for grant writing, the St. Charles Prosecuting Attorney’s Office in their domestic violence department and at the Urban League of Metro St. Louis as a volunteer case manager at the Passage House Shelter for the homeless. As a Medical Social Worker Mr. Bass was a recipient of the St. Louis American Foundation’s 16th annual SALUTE TO EXCELLENCE IN HEALTH CARE award in 2016.
Mr. Bass’s mission is to empower and enrich the lives of individuals, families, and communities through prevention and crisis stabilization services utilizing a service system that emphasizes trust, respect, confidentiality, and compassion.