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Diane Elliot McHirella
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC, RPT-S
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Diane Elliot McHirella

Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC, RPT-S (she, her)

Verified by Psychology Today Verified by Psychology Today
1 Endorsed
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Let's Connect (412) 328-2929
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Hello & Welcome! With over 25 years of experience in counseling with folks of varying backgrounds, I am honored to walk the path of the Counseling Journey with you. Our work & play together will allow you to further discover the strengths & resources you already have, while using these innate abilities to work with the growing edges you may wish to explore. I work in tandem with clients, parents & families as a guide, helping you to understand the ways you are the expert on your own life. Together, we will engage in an authentic therapeutic relationship to enhance your life & well-being. Helpful info: EMDRIA.org & dnmsinstitute.com
Working with clients to create stability and joy from the chaos of trauma is my major specialty area. Whether you are interested in healing from simple life adjustments or major traumatic events, help is available. Other specialties: Certified EMDR Therapist, Play Therapy (RPT-S), Parenting Skills, Supervision of Clinicians for the LPC and Play Therapy.
Understanding of 12 Step Recovery Programs. Interest in your unique Spirituality or what gives your life meaning. Respect and appreciation for varying family constellations and one's "Family of Choice".
Call or Diane Elliot McHirella now for a free 15 minute consultation - (412) 328-2929

My Practice at a Glance

Available online only

Diane Elliot McHirella, LPC, RPT-S

Pittsburgh, PA 15213

(412) 328-2929
TeleHealth appointments until the Covid 19 crisis / pandemic is over. doxy.me is my HIPPA compliant platform as is IVY Pay for fees.
I specialize in Trauma and PTSD, Parenting and Coping Skills 
$140 Per Session, I accept insurance 
I see individuals and groups  
Let's Connect (412) 328-2929
Photo of Diane Elliot McHirella, LPC, RPT-S, Licensed Professional Counselor

My Practice at a Glance

Available online only

Diane Elliot McHirella, LPC, RPT-S

Pittsburgh, PA 15213

(412) 328-2929
TeleHealth appointments until the Covid 19 crisis / pandemic is over. doxy.me is my HIPPA compliant platform as is IVY Pay for fees.
I specialize in Trauma and PTSD, Parenting and Coping Skills 
$140 Per Session, I accept insurance 
I see individuals and groups  

Finances

Fees

  • Individual Sessions $140
  • Pay by ACH Bank transfer, Discover, Health Savings Account, Mastercard, Visa

Insurance

  • Aetna
  • Highmark
  • Optum
  • UnitedHealthcare UHC | UBH
  • University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
Check fees and, if listed, ask to verify your insurance coverage. or (412) 328-2929
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Diane Elliot McHirella
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC, RPT-S
Check fees and, if listed, ask to verify your insurance coverage. or (412) 328-2929
Photo of Diane Elliot McHirella, LPC, RPT-S, Licensed Professional Counselor
Diane Elliot McHirella
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC, RPT-S

Qualifications

  • Verified by Psychology Today Licensed by State of Pennsylvania / PC003305 Diane Elliot McHirella
  • In Practice for 31 Years
  • Certificate from EMDR International Association 15879 / 2018
  • Certificate from Association for Play Therapy RPT-S S2020 / 2017
  • Attended Duquesne University, Graduated 1993
Feel free to ask about qualifications and training experience. or (412) 328-2929
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Diane Elliot McHirella
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC, RPT-S
Feel free to ask about qualifications and training experience. or (412) 328-2929
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Diane Elliot McHirella
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC, RPT-S

Specialties and Expertise

Top Specialties

  • Trauma and PTSD
  • Parenting
  • Coping Skills

Expertise

  • ADHD
  • Anxiety
  • Bisexual
  • Child
  • Codependency
  • Depression
  • Grief
  • Lesbian
  • LGBTQ+
  • Life Transitions
  • Mood Disorders
  • Relationship Issues
  • Self Esteem
  • Sex-Positive, Kink Allied
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Spirituality
  • Stress
  • Transgender
  • Veterans
  • Women's Issues
Do these issues align with your needs? or (412) 328-2929
Photo of Diane Elliot McHirella, LPC, RPT-S, Licensed Professional Counselor
Diane Elliot McHirella
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC, RPT-S
Do these issues align with your needs? or (412) 328-2929
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Diane Elliot McHirella
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC, RPT-S

Client Focus

Age

Adults
Elders (65+)

Participants

Individuals
Group

Communities

Bisexual Allied
Gay Allied
Intersex Allied
Lesbian Allied
Non-Binary Allied
Queer Allied
Racial Justice Allied
Sex Worker Allied
Single Mother
Transgender Allied

Ethnicity

Native American

Religion

Other Spiritual or Religious Affiliations

Age

Adults
Elders (65+)

Participants

Individuals
Group

Communities

Bisexual Allied
Gay Allied
Intersex Allied
Lesbian Allied
Non-Binary Allied
Queer Allied
Racial Justice Allied
Sex Worker Allied
Single Mother
Transgender Allied

Ethnicity

Native American

Religion

Other Spiritual or Religious Affiliations

Treatment Approach

Types of Therapy

  • Attachment-based
  • Clinical Supervision and Licensed Supervisors
  • Developmental Needs Meeting Strategy(DNMS)Therapy
  • Eclectic
  • EMDR
  • Energy Psychology
  • Eye Movement Desensitization & Reprocessing (EMDR)
  • Humanistic
  • Integrative
  • Interpersonal
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Person-Centered
  • Psychodynamic
  • Strength-Based
  • Trauma Focused
Ask about what different forms of therapy will be like. or (412) 328-2929
Photo of Diane Elliot McHirella, LPC, RPT-S, Licensed Professional Counselor
Diane Elliot McHirella
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC, RPT-S
Ask about what different forms of therapy will be like. or (412) 328-2929
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Diane Elliot McHirella
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC, RPT-S

Groups

Location

Primary Location

Diane Elliot McHirella, LPC, RPT-S

Pittsburgh, PA 15213

(412) 328-2929
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TeleHealth appointments until the Covid 19 crisis / pandemic is over. doxy.me is my HIPPA compliant platform as is IVY Pay for fees.
Call for a free consultation now - (412) 328-2929
Photo of Diane Elliot McHirella, LPC, RPT-S, Licensed Professional Counselor
Diane Elliot McHirella
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC, RPT-S
"
TeleHealth appointments until the Covid 19 crisis / pandemic is over. doxy.me is my HIPPA compliant platform as is IVY Pay for fees.
Call for a free consultation now - (412) 328-2929
Photo of Diane Elliot McHirella, LPC, RPT-S, Licensed Professional Counselor
Diane Elliot McHirella
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC, RPT-S