Hi, I am Austen (she/her/hers)
I have worked with clients of all ages, but specialize in children/adolescents and early adulthood. My experience working as a school counselor has provided the me with the tools to help clients with emotional regulation, peer conflicts, social skills, and boundary setting.
I use Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, person-centered approach and am passionate about giving clients the tools to manage stress. I believe in self-advocacy as a way to promote self care and mental wellness.
I graduated from Slippery Rock University with a Bachelors in Psychology and from California University of PA with a Masters in Education, School Counseling focus. I am a Nationally Certified Counselor and am working towards becoming licensed so participate in regular supervision.
If you are interested in working with me, call 412-228-8489. I can accept Highmark, United/Optum, and Cigna insurance and offer a private pay rate of $85. I also offer a sliding scale rate to ensure that sessions are affordable.