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.
Anna Marie Breaux, Ph.D.
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
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
Office Locations: Monroeville, McCandless Township, South Hills, Greensburg, and Monessen.
Amana Carvalho, Psy.D.
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
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.
Francine Fettman, Ph.D.
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Certified EMDR Therapist
My practice is devoted to working with Adults from 19 and up. My basic approach is cognitive behavioral. I use EMDR therapy for many of my clients, as trauma is often the basis, or contributes to, the problems and issues they want to work on. Where appropriate I will also use a variety of other techniques drawn from other therapies. In short, my focus is working with my client's style. I accept the more prominent insurances but not Medicare or Medicaid. Office in the North Hills near major accesses.
Specialties: Trauma, Mood Disorders, Anxiety Disorders, except OCD, Panic Disorder, Dissociative Disorders, Domestic Violence - victims, Parenting Coaching. Certified EMDR Therapist.
Phone Number: 412-635-9377
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
Heather L. Fry, Ph.D.
Oakmont Psychotherapy Associates
Phone Number: (412) 224-1070
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
LAWRENCE GLANZ, PH.D.
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
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
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
Dante Mancini, Ph.D.
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
Peter C. Zubritzky, Ph.D., LLC,
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