Monica Waitkus

Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW

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Monica Waitkus, LCSW, Clinical Social Work/Therapist in Sewickley
(412) 528-6365

Monica Waitkus

Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW


Location

344 Duquesne Way
Sewickley, Pennsylvania 15143
(412) 528-6365

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I believe everyone can make positive changes in their life and therapy is a safe, supportive experience to help navigate through the change process. I provide treatment that is tailored to your needs and is focused on promoting your unique strengths while also addressing any barriers to progress. Whether dealing with a major life crisis or just wanting to improve the overall quality of your life or relationships, my focus is on helping you find the skills and strength to make meaningful change. Emphasizing individual goals and personal autonomy, I create a therapeutic environment that is positive, open-minded and non-judgmental.

Depending on your personalized needs, I may incorporate several different treatment modalities into the therapeutic process. These approaches include: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Motivational Interviewing and Trauma Focused treatment. I am skilled at utilizing risk assessments and emphasizing harm reduction.

With over eight years’ experience in community mental health, I work with adults with emotional and/or psychological issues including: Mood Disorders (Depression, Bi-Polar), Anxiety, Personality Disorders, Substance Abuse and Crisis Intervention. Assisting individuals in developing skills to improve relationships, manage anger and stress, and regulate mood.

Qualifications

  • Years in Practice: 9 Years
  • School: University of Pittsburgh
  • Year Graduated: 2012
  • License and State: CW020151 Pennsylvania

Finances

  • Cost per Session: $70 - $100
  • Sliding Scale: Yes
Pay By: American Express, Cash, Check, Discover, Health Savings Account, Mastercard, Visa
Accepted Insurance Plans
  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • Blue Cross
  • Blue Shield
  • BlueCross and BlueShield
  • Highmark
  • Optum
  • UPMC
  • Out of Network
Verify your health insurance coverage when you arrange your first visit.

Location

344 Duquesne Way
Sewickley, Pennsylvania 15143
(412) 528-6365

Nearby Areas

This location is easily accessible from:

Specialties
  • Mood Disorders
  • Anxiety
  • Thinking Disorders
Issues
  • Addiction
  • Anger Management
  • Behavioral Issues
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Borderline Personality
  • Coping Skills
  • Depression
  • Emotional Disturbance
  • Life Transitions
  • Peer Relationships
  • Self Esteem
  • Stress
  • Trauma and PTSD
  • Women's Issues
Mental Health
  • Impulse Control Disorders
  • Personality Disorders
  • Psychosis

Client Focus

Age
  • Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
  • Adults
  • Elders (65+)

Treatment Approach

Types of Therapy
  • Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)
  • Coaching
  • Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
  • Dialectical (DBT)
  • Interpersonal
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Person-Centered
Modality
  • Individuals
  • Couples
Video/Skype
  • Online Counseling

Nearby Areas

This location is easily accessible from:

Last Modified: 08 Apr 2019
Monica Waitkus, LCSW, Clinical Social Work/Therapist in Sewickley

Monica Waitkus

Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW