Welcome to the GPPA Directory of members, organized by office location.  Please note that GPPA itself, does not employ any therapists nor do we provide therapy or psychological services.


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Anna Marie Breaux, Ph.D.

Clinical Psychologist

At times life becomes difficult and it is important to seek professional help.  Psychotherapy allows individuals to seek healthier ways to deal with stress and problems.  Psychotherapy is a collaborative effort to put you on the pathway to a happier you.

I have been providing therapy for individuals, families and couples for almost 30 years and have been in private practice since 1989.

Specialties: Individual and family therapy with children and adolescents

Issues: Depression; anxiety; ADHD; coping with medical illness; coping with major life transitions; parenting issues;relationship issues; divorce/separation; school-related issues including giftedness; grief

Phone Number:412-487-6444

Website: www.annamariebreauxphd.com


DR. JOHN CAROSSO, PSY.D.

LICENSED CHILD PSYCHOLOGIST

CERTIFIED SCHOOL PSYCHOLOGIST

I work as a child psychologist with over 30 years experience in evaluating and treating children with autism, ADHD, Behavioral and Emotional difficulties, and learning problems.

Specialties: Childhood Autism; ADHD; Behavioral and Emotional Disorders; Dyslexia

Phone Number: 412-372-8000

Website: www.helpforyourchild.com

Office Locations: Monroeville, McCandless Township, South Hills, Greensburg, and Monessen.


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Amana Carvalho, Psy.D.

Licensed Psychologist

It takes strength & courage to acknowledge personal shortcomings, painful experiences, & life stressors. I commend you for seeking professional help & I would be honored to be part of your journey of healing & self-improvement. I am a licensed clinical psychologist, lesbian, woman of color, & person with chronic health issues. I believe that, in addition to my professional training, these multiple identities & life experiences have enabled me to understand & help a variety of therapy clients. My therapeutic style is collaborative, egalitarian, & non-judgmental. The most significant aspect of treatment is our relationship. I strive to create a safe space where individuals can process their life experiences, figure out who they are / what they value & develop healthier coping skills.

Specialties: Individual psychotherapy with adolescents and adults 

Issues: Eating disorders, lesbian/gay/bisexual issues, gender identity/dysphoria and transgender/queer issues, anxiety, depression, family dysfunction, chronic pain, self-esteem

Phone Number: (724) 772 - 4949

Website: http://www.malecherringandkrause.com/


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Kaylee Curilla, Psy.D.

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

I value working with anyone who wants to learn more about themselves and is craving more meaningful and satisfying relationships. Although I have experience working with late adolescents and adults with a wide array of concerns, I have specialized training in working with the impacts of traumatic experiences, disordered eating, and relationship difficulties. I also have special interests in working with social anxiety, identity development, emotional distress (including suicidal ideation), and attachment-related difficulties. 

My view of therapy tends to be relationally-oriented, meaning that I pay particular attention to the importance of current and past relationships, how individuals interact in relationships, and how relationships may impact the view of the self. I believe that therapy should be a collaborative process and strongly believe in the importance of the therapeutic relationship in helping to build more fulfilling connections. 

Specialties: Recovery from traumatic experiences, Eating disorders, Relationship difficulties.

Issues: Adjustment, Family Conflict, Identity development, Disordered Eating/body image issues, Attachment-related difficulties. 

Website: www.newdirectionspgh.com/kaylee-curilla

Phone: 724-934-3905


Jeffery Freedman, Ph.D.

Spiegel Freedman Psychological Associates has been providing mental health care to the Greater Pittsburgh Area since 2003.  We are a group of licensed clinicians with a collective wide range of expertise and experience.  We offer psychological services to children, adolescents, adults, and the elderly.   Offices in the North Hills and Shady Side areas.

Specialties: Individual, Couples and Family Therapy for Depression, Anxiety, Marital Difficulties, Stressful Life transitions.  Dementia, Gender Issues, and Chronic Distress.  

Phone Number: (412) 367-9800

Website: http://www.spiegelfreedmanpsych.com/


Heather L. Fry, Ph.D.

Oakmont Psychotherapy Associates  

Phone Number: (412) 224-1070


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LORETTA A. GEPHART, M.A.

LICENSED PSYCHOLOGIST AND COLLABORATIVE DIVORCE COACH PRESIDENT, NORTH HILLS PSYCHOLOGICAL ASSOCIATES, INC.

North Hills Psychological Associates, Inc., established in 1990, is a private practice with 20 clinicians and offices in Wexford, Robinson Township and Squirrel Hill. We offer comprehensive outpatient mental health services including psychotherapy for children, adolescents, adults, couples, and families. We also offer Collaborative Divorce services for families who want to resolve conflicts without going to court; Collaborative Marriage Planning for couples who want to plan their marriage, not just their wedding; and Family Mediation to bring peace to families.

Specialties: ADHD, Adolescence, Anxiety, Childhood Disorders, Codependency, Coping Skills, Depression, Developmental Disorders, Separation, Divorce, Grief, Learning Disabilities, LGBT, Obsessive-Compulsive, Oppositional Defiance, PTSD, Self Esteem, Sleep Issues, Divorce and Separation, Marriage, Family Conflicts

Treatment Approaches: Cognitive Behavioral, Mindfulness, Psychodynamic, Relationship Enhancement, Couples-Work, Family Mediation, Marriage Planning, Collaborative Divorce

Certifications: Collaborative Divorce Coach, Family Mediator

Phone Number: (724) 759-7500

Website: http://www.nhpa.com

Address: 10475 Perry Highway, Suite 300, Wexford PA 15090

Insurances Accepted: Aetna, Beacon Health, Blue Chip, Blue Shield, Cigna, Community Blue, Devon, Direct Blue, E4Health, Freedom Blue, Highmark Blue Shield, Keystone Blue, Magellan, Medicare, Optum, United Behavioral Health, PPO Blue, Preferred Blue, Premiere Blue, Security Blue, Select Blue, The Wellness Corporation, United Healthcare, UPMC, UPMC for Kids, UPMC for Life, Value Options

 


LAWRENCE GLANZ, PH.D.

LICENSED PSYCHOLOGIST

Cognitive Dynamic Therapy Associates, Inc.: partner.

I specialize in working with adults with anxiety and depression.  We have twelve therapists who specialize in work with adults, couples, families, and children.  We have offices in Oakland and in Wexford and we accept most major insurances.

Specialties: Anxiety, Coping Skills, Depression, Obsessive-Compulsive, Self Esteem

Issues: Behavioral Issues

Phone Number: (412) 687-8700

Website:  cogdyn.com


Robert gregory, D.Ed, LP,NCSP, LPC, LBS

PA Licensed Psychologist/Professional Counselor/Behavior Specialist; National/PA Certified School Psychologist; PA Certified Supervisor of Pupil Personnel

I provide a wide range of psycho-educational services to schools and families, including Independent Educational Evaluations (IEE’s) and case consultations specific to children with Autism, ADHD, and Specific Learning Disabilities to assure that each Individual Education Program (IEP) is unique in addressing a student’s specific educational, behavioral, and emotional needs.

Specialties: Psychoeducational Psychology, Special Education, Autism Spectrum Disorders, ADHD, Specific Learning Disabilities

Certifications and Credentials: Pennsylvania Licensed Psychologist (PS#: PS016983) Pennsylvania Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC #: PC003332) Pennsylvania Licensed Behavior Specialist (BH#: BH000028) Certified Sentence Mitigation Specialist – Diplomate Status (CSMS #: 24054) Certified Forensic Mental Health Evaluator (CFMHE #: 000011) Pennsylvania Level II (Permanent) State Certified School Psychologist Pennsylvania Level II (Permanent) State Certified Supervisor of Pupil Personnel National Board-Certified School Psychologist (NCSP #: 31431) Board Certified Clinical Psychotherapist (BCCP #: 00094) Nationally Certified Psychologist (NCP #: 02101) Crisis Prevention Institute, Inc. Nonviolent Crisis Intervention Associate Level Trainer (# 451856)

Phone: 412-480-8280

Address: 252 Ralston Road, Sarver, PA

Payment: Fee for Service


Sally G. Hoyle, Ph.D.

Child and Adolescent Psychologist

I have specialized in the evaluation and treatment of children and adolescents for thirty years. I provide assessment, therapy, psychological testing, play therapy and parent consultation.

Specialties: Depression, Social Difficulties, ADHD, Adjustment Concerns Associated with Giftedness, Stress Associated with Pediatric Medical Concerns, Trauma, Family Stress,High Functioning Autism, and Cyber Psychology (i.e. Video Gaming Addictions).

Phone: (724) 832-9588


JODIE HNATKOVICH, MS, LPC, CRC

PROFESSIONAL COUNSELOR

Therapy is the best gift you can possibly give to yourself. In therapy we get to reflect on your life, relationships, and behaviors. Together we will work towards discovering your ultimate life goals and what motivates your life choices (including those unwanted anxiety coping mechanisms). Throughout life the unchanging factor is LIFE HAPPENS- it can bring joyous transitions OR life brings us painful losses.   I also specialize helping mothers/ families through 'the dark side of motherhood'

Specialties: Perinatal and Maternal Mental Health, Anxiety, Depression, OCD

Phone Number:  (412) 660-6100

Website: www.forwardwellnesscounseling.com


Dante Mancini, Ph.D.

Licensed Psychologist

I believe that every person is different, bringing with him or her a unique set of difficulties, backgrounds, and strengths to my office. Therefore, I take an eclectic approach, meaning that I tailor the treatment specifically to the individual patient's needs and work collaboratively. I strive to provide empathy, foster self-awareness and self-acceptance, and help the patient build on his or her own strengths.

Specialties: Relationship difficulties, academic and career difficulties, depression and anxiety, trouble with maintaining weight loss, and individuals and couples struggling with infertility

Issues: Bipolar Disorder, Coping Skills, Divorce, Family Conflict, Grief, Infertility, Obesity, Parenting, Peer Relationships, School Issues, Self Esteem, Trauma

Phone: (412) 992-8923


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Stephanie wijkstrom, MS, LPC, NCC

Licensed Professional Counselor, CEO Counseling and Wellness Center of Pittsburgh

Stephanie Wijkstrom, MS, LPC, NCC is the Founder of Counseling and Wellness Center of Pittsburgh which is a multispecialty counseling practice providing therapy, marriage counseling, and family counseling in Pittsburgh, Monroeville, and Wexford. Counseling and Wellness Center of Pittsburgh offers Western Pennsylvania’s communities compassionate and skilled therapy and wellness providers who are trained in helping individuals and couples overcome a variety of mental health and relationship issues.

Treatment Approaches: Couples Therapy, Gottman Method, Mindfulness

Specialties: Relationships, Coparenting, Divorce, Premarital Counseling, Infidelity, High Conflict Couples, LGBTQ

Phone: (412) 322-2129

Address: 9401 Mcknight Rd Suite 302 Mccandless PA 15237

Website: http://www.counselingwellnesspgh.com/

Insurances Accepted: UPMC and Highmark BCBS


Peter C. Zubritzky, Ph.D., LLC.

Licensed Psychologist

I am a in solo practice serving all ages, families and couples and not associated with any medical practice.  I've been in practice for over 20 years.  My focus is cognitive-behavioral therapy where the client is an active participant in the counseling process.  I accept most insurances.  The first step in getting help is making an appointment for an evaluation.

Specialties: Therapy for children, adults, families and couples; ACT120 testing for law enforcement employment and police academy, ACT 235 Lethal Weapon Testing

Phone: (412) 331-1159

Website: www.onlinedrz.com