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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SHANNON EDWARDS, PSY.D.

Forensic Psychologist

Dr. Shannon Edwards is a Clinical Forensic Psychologist in Pittsburgh. She has extensive forensic and clinical experience working with juveniles, adults, and families. Unique to Pennsylvania and the Pittsburgh area are her eight years of academic training in Clinical Forensic Psychology, which involved rigorous law and psychology specialty coursework.

Dr. Edwards’ evaluative experience includes providing parental capacity, child custody, and general mental health evaluations for Family and Juvenile Court; provision of wrongful death, immigration, and personal injury evaluations for Civil Court; and delivering a broad range of evaluations for Criminal Court including competency to stand trial evaluations, criminal responsibility evaluations, mitigating circumstance evaluations, juvenile life without parole evaluations, sexual offender evaluations, and general psychological evaluations. She is available for retention in jury consultation and selection, having provided those services to adjudication and sentencing Courts.

Dr. Edwards provides co-parenting therapy, reunification therapy, supervised visitation, and other court-involved therapy for Family Court. She provides expert testimony to Family Court, regarding the aforementioned individuals’ progress, serving the best interest of the child. Please visit: www.DrShannonEdwards.com for more information 

Specialties: Forensic Psychological Services

Phone Number: (412) 945-7210

Address: 210 Grant Street, Suite 400, Pittsburgh PA, 15219

Website: http://drshannonedwards.com/

Insurance: Does not accept insurance


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Teal L. Fitzpatrick, Ph.D.

Clinical Psychologist

I provide psychotherapy and psychological testing at my Downtown practice, with a particular focus on cultural competency, inclusion, and feminist practices. I work with patients with a variety of presenting problems, including feelings of isolation and alienation, workplace struggles, identity concerns, anxiety, depression, gender-identity questions, and interpersonal challenges. I reserve a few spaces for children and adolescents with behavioral and emotional problems. Please visit my website for a better understanding of my philosophy, practice, and services.

Specialties: Women's Issues, Grief, Trauma, Depression, Interpersonal Challenges, Culturally Competent Psychotherapy, Psychological Testing

Phone Number: 412-532-9460

Website: www.tealfitzpatrickphd.com


NICK FLOWER, PSY.D.

LICENSED PSYCHOLOGIST

I specialize in the treatment of OCD and phobias with exposure and response prevention therapy (ERP). This specialized technique is the first-line treatment for OCD and phobias and helps people to get over their fears by facing them head-on in a therapy that is structured and individually paced. I also treat a number of other issues such as depression, assertiveness, self-esteem, motivation, anger management, and self-confidence with evidenced-based cognitive behavioral techniques. Adults and late-adolescents. 

Specialties: Exposure and response prevention therapy, Cognitive-behavioral therapy, Habit-reversal training

Issues: OCD, phobias, anxiety disorders, procrastination, depression, anger management

Phone Number: (412) 423-8660

Website and email: http://www.drnickflower.com/ and drnickflower@protonmail.com


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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 offices in Wexford, Robinson Township, Squirrel Hill and Pittsburgh. We have 22 clinicians, a Collaborative Divorce Coach and a Collaborative Child Specialist. We offer comprehensive outpatient mental health services including psychotherapy for children, adolescents, adults, couples, and families and Collaborative Divorce services -  for families who want to resolve conflicts without going to court.

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, Testing and Evaluation

Issues: Divorce and Separation through the Collaborative Divorce Process

Phone Number: (724) 759-7500

Website: http://www.nhpa.com


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JODIE L HNATKOVICH, LPC


LICENSED PROFESSIONAL COUNSELOR

CERTIFIED REHABILITATION COUNSELOR

Congratulations on taking the first step towards finding the peace you seek.

Therapy is the best gift you can possibly give to yourself. How often do you really reflect on your life, relationships, and behaviors? Together in therapy, we will work towards discovering your ultimate life goals and what motivates your life choices. We will then work towards modifying unwanted behaviors or thoughts (hopelessness, anxiety, lack of motivation, constant arguing) by redirecting and challenging motivators.
Specialties: Anxiety, Depression, Grief, Obsessive-Compulsive, PTSD, Trauma

Issues: Career Counseling, Family Conflict, Infertility, Life Coaching, Parenting, Postpartum Depression, Relationship

Issues, Stress

Phone Number: (412) 660-6100

Website: http://www.forwardwellnesscounseling.com

 


Dianne Jandrasits, Psy.D. 

Psychologist

I work with young children and their families, and often child care providers, to support secure attachment, optimize developmental capacities, and remediate impact of traumatic stress in young children, across a variety of settings and circumstances: children with behavior challenges at home or in daycare settings, parents with mental health and/or recovery challenges, children in foster care, and children who have experienced traumatic stress.

Specialties: Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health, Parent Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT)

Phone: (412) 383-2044

Website: http://www.upmc.com/Services/behavioral-health/child-development/Pages/default.aspx


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LISA STRAUCH SCOTT, PSY.D. 

LICENSED CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGIST

I provide individual therapy to adolescents and adults in my Downtown practice. My therapeutic style focuses on helping clients to identify and understand the causes of their difficulties, with an emphasis on understanding and improving relationships with others. I have a particular interest in women's issues, college and graduate students, quarter-life concerns, relationship issues, pregnancy and postpartum concerns. 

Specialties: Anxiety, Coping Skills, Depression, Relationship Issues, Self Esteem, Stress, Women's Issues

Phone Number: (412) 652-8811

Website: www.drlisastrauchscott.com


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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: 830 Western Avenue, Pittsburgh PA, 15233

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

Insurances Accepted: UPMC and Highmark BCBS