Phone: (314) 721-7201 X1 – for a much quicker response e-mail me.

E-mail: abelshrink@gmail.com

Address:

7730 Carondelet Ave.
Suite 307
Clayton, MO 63105

For fastest service, phone me and e-mail me.  I check e-mail much more frequently except on the Mondays and Thursdays I am in the office.  Occasionally people send e-mails that I do not receive. I usually return e-mail within a few hours even on weekends. So, if I have not answered your e-mail, please call (314) 721-7201 X1!

FAX: 314-721-7209

Hours:

Most Mondays 9 – 7; Most Thursdays 9-5; I will arrive as early as 9am, and occasionally earlier,  and will sometimes take appointments as late as 6pm.

I am not on any insurance panels, but you may have out-of-network benefits that will reimburse you for much of the cost. Please call your insurance company to learn what your coverage is and contact the mental or behavioral health line if that is listed. For more info on this topic see my Fees & Insurance page under Therapy. 

The Carondelet Building – 7710 and 7730 Carondelet Ave.

(I’m in 7730 Carondelet Ave, Ste 307)

 

From Downtown:

From Highway 40 – Take 40 West to Hanley. Go north (or right) on Hanley. Make a left on Carondelet Ave which is the second stop-light after the Forest Park Pkwy underpass.  The Carondelet Building will be on your left just West of The Capital Grille (old J. Buck’s building). Suite 307 is one floor above street level.

From Forest Park Pkwy – Go West on Forest Park Pkwy and take the Clayton exit.  Turn right at the first street which is Bemiston.  Make a right at the second street which is Carondelet.  The Carondelet Building is on your right a little more than 1/2 way down the block. Suite 307 is one floor above street level.

From South County, South City, Webster, Shrewsbury, etc.

Go East on Highway 44 to the Laclede Station Rd exit. Make a left onto Laclede Station Rd

OR Go West on Highway 44 to Shrewsbury -make a left on Shrewsbury which becomes Marshall at Big Bend – go straight and then make a right at the next stoplight which is Laclede Station Rd.

Laclede Station Rd. becomes Hanley. You will cross over Highway 40 and go to downtown Clayton. Make a left on Carondelet Ave which is the second stop-light after the Forest Park Pkwy underpass. The Carondelet Building will be on your left just West of The Capital Grille (old J. Buck’s building). Suite 307 is one floor above street level.

From 170 (North County/St. Charles etc.):

Take 170 to Forest Park Pkwy.  Take the Central Ave exit ramp which is the second exit (it comes up rapidly) this ramp becomes Central Ave.  Make a right at the second street which is Carondelet.  Pass through S. Bemiston and The Carondelet Building will be on your right a little more than 1/2 way down that block just past the Clayton Plaza Hotel. Suite 307 is one floor above street level.

 

West County:

Take Highway 40 E. (or other routes) to 170. Take 170 to Forest Park Pkwy.  Take the Central Ave exit ramp which is the second exit (it comes up rapidly) this ramp becomes Central Ave.  Make a right at the second street which is Carondelet.  Pass through S. Bemiston and The Carondelet Building will be on your right a little more than 1/2 way down that block. Suite 307 is one floor above street level.

 

Metrolink:

Get off at the Clayton Station which exits onto Central heading North.  Keep going North. Cross Bonhomme and then make a right on Carondelet.  Cross Bemiston and we are a little more than 1/2 way down that block just past the Clayton Plaza Hotel on your right. Suite 307 is one floor above street level. The Forsyth Station is also an option. See the map above.

 

Parking:

Choice 1: Meters: You may park in the meters in front or on nearby streets. The lot for the courts is a block away; corner of Bemiston and Carondelet for 75 cents/hour.

Choice 2:  If you’d like to visit Kaldi’s Coffee or one of the other businesses in the Crescent on Carondelet, you may park in the lot for free (one block East; parking is behind the shops to the North) by getting your ticket stamped. 

Choice 3: Clayton Plaza Hotel next door. The hotel is $2/hour, charged by the 1/2 hour.  (Enter on Carondelet, but FYI the garage is behind the hotel). 

Choice 4: Park in the silver high rise on the SW corner of Hanley and Carondelet where Capital Grille is (formerly J Bucks). You must enter the parking lot south of the building on Bonhomme. The cost is $2/hour, charged by the 1/2 hour.  Go into the building and when you walk out make a left and The Carondelet Building is the first building on your left. 

Choice 5: Centene Plaza parking - enter on Forsyth West of the Pasteria - Take the Elevator on the East side of the parking garage and take to the ground floor.  Go toward the Centene building. Walk to your right before you get there, take the stairs down, walk toward Capital Grille and our building is just to the right of Capital Grille. This actually may be the shortest walk.