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Here on the Effective Counseling website you can learn more about our psychotherapy. behavioral health and anger management training services in the comfort of your home or while sipping coffee at your favorite café. This website is being updated and reconstructed, so please check back for planned features that will inform and educate readers about mental health and about the services that we can provide.
Karen J. Stickel is a state licensed, board certified psychotherapist and diplomate in professional psychotherapy, practicing since 1991.
Karen received her MSW, with honors, in clinical therapy from the University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Social Work She also graduated summa cum laude with a BS degree in psychology from Univ. of Pgh. Additionally, Karen earned a post-masters certificate for Advanced Study in Labor and Industry.
Ms. Stickel has experience treating anxiety, OCD, depression, loss and grief, anger management, ADHD, alcohol or other substance use, domestic abuse, life transitions and change, family/ marital/conjoint/ and conflict resolution, self esteem, stress, trauma and PTSD, women's issues, communication and social skills training.
Karen utilizes Mindfulness- Based, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, Family Systems, Structural Family Therapy and others forms of treatment
Karen is listed in Best Marriage Therapists in Pittsburgh and Psychology Today.
Karen participates with most commercial insurance plans and is currently accepting new clients for telephonic sessions by appointment.
Chuck Kuhn is a PA licensed psychotherapist in private practice since 1997.
A graduate of West Virginia University's Master of Social Work Program he also earned a Master of Public Administration degree from WVU and a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Pittsburgh. He received post-masters training at the Family Therapy Institute of Washington, D.C.
Chuck utilizes Cognitive Behavioral, Dialectical Behavioral and Family Systems approaches and other therapies.
Issues addressed in therapy include depressed or anxious moods, anger management, grief and loss, communication skill building, marital conflict resolution and more,
He participates with most health insurance plans and proudly serves military families through Tricare insurance. In addition, he participates with many employee assistance programs.
Presently, Chuck is accepting new clients for telephonic or virtual (audio/visual) sessions.
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