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Photo of Joe Ritacco - The Children's Home & Lemieux Family Center, MS, LPC, Licensed Professional Counselor
The Children's Home & Lemieux Family Center
Licensed Professional Counselor, MS, LPC
Photo of Joe Ritacco - The Children's Home & Lemieux Family Center, MS, LPC, Licensed Professional Counselor

The Children's Home & Lemieux Family Center

Licensed Professional Counselor, MS, LPC

Verified by Psychology Today Verified by Psychology Today
5324 Penn Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15224
Let's Connect (412) 307-8865
Photo of Joe Ritacco - The Children's Home & Lemieux Family Center, MS, LPC, Licensed Professional Counselor
Are you looking for support as a couple or during a period of grief? Or, in the areas of adoption, infertility, assisted reproductive technology, donor conception, pregnancy loss or pregnancy decision making? You may feel alone, but you are not. We’re here to help. The Children’s Home of Pittsburgh provides specialized counseling services to individuals, families, couples, and children. We work with all individuals and family types, without discrimination.
Joe Ritacco has been at The Children's Home since 2001. He enjoys working with individuals, couples, families, and children in the areas of adoption and infertility. He has experience working with all races as well as LGBTQIA+ population. He can see clients virtually or in person.
Joe enjoys taking a client centered approach to meet you where you are at, and to help you identify your goals and strengths. Joe offers an initial free session to talk with you to see if he might be a fit for your needs.
Call or The Children's Home & Lemieux Family Center now for a free 15 minute consultation - (412) 307-8865

Practice at a Glance

Available both in-person and online

5324 Penn Avenue

Pittsburgh, PA 15224

(412) 307-8865
I accept insurance 
I see individuals, couples and families  
Let's Connect (412) 307-8865
Photo of Joe Ritacco - The Children's Home & Lemieux Family Center, MS, LPC, Licensed Professional Counselor

Practice at a Glance

Available both in-person and online

5324 Penn Avenue

Pittsburgh, PA 15224

(412) 307-8865
I accept insurance 
I see individuals, couples and families  

Finances

Fees

  • Sliding scale: apply if you may be eligible
  • Pay by American Express, Check, Discover, Mastercard, Visa

Insurance

  • Highmark
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We are fee for service, with the goal to become insurance credentialed. We work with each client to determine what they can pay.
Call or for a free 15 minute consultation now - (412) 307-8865
Photo of Joe Ritacco - The Children's Home & Lemieux Family Center, MS, LPC, Licensed Professional Counselor
The Children's Home & Lemieux Family Center
Licensed Professional Counselor, MS, LPC
"
We are fee for service, with the goal to become insurance credentialed. We work with each client to determine what they can pay.
Call or for a free 15 minute consultation now - (412) 307-8865
Photo of Joe Ritacco - The Children's Home & Lemieux Family Center, MS, LPC, Licensed Professional Counselor
The Children's Home & Lemieux Family Center
Licensed Professional Counselor, MS, LPC

Qualifications

    Licensed Professional Counselor: Joe Ritacco

  • Verified by Psychology Today Licensed by State of Pennsylvania / PC003218 Joe Ritacco
  • In Practice for 28 Years
  • Membership with National Board of Certified Counselors
  • Attended California University of PA, MS, Graduated 1996
Feel free to ask about qualifications and training experience. or (412) 307-8865
Photo of Joe Ritacco - The Children's Home & Lemieux Family Center, MS, LPC, Licensed Professional Counselor
The Children's Home & Lemieux Family Center
Licensed Professional Counselor, MS, LPC
Feel free to ask about qualifications and training experience. or (412) 307-8865
Photo of Joe Ritacco - The Children's Home & Lemieux Family Center, MS, LPC, Licensed Professional Counselor
The Children's Home & Lemieux Family Center
Licensed Professional Counselor, MS, LPC

Specialties and Expertise

Expertise

  • Adoption
  • Child
  • Grief
  • Infertility
  • Marital and Premarital
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We begin where you are at. You determine how often and for how long you want to be seen. Joe believes it is important to get to know each client individually and work together to create goals that will help you with regards to adoption, infertility, or other related concerns.
Call or for a free 15 minute consultation now - (412) 307-8865
Photo of Joe Ritacco - The Children's Home & Lemieux Family Center, MS, LPC, Licensed Professional Counselor
The Children's Home & Lemieux Family Center
Licensed Professional Counselor, MS, LPC
"
We begin where you are at. You determine how often and for how long you want to be seen. Joe believes it is important to get to know each client individually and work together to create goals that will help you with regards to adoption, infertility, or other related concerns.
Call or for a free 15 minute consultation now - (412) 307-8865
Photo of Joe Ritacco - The Children's Home & Lemieux Family Center, MS, LPC, Licensed Professional Counselor
The Children's Home & Lemieux Family Center
Licensed Professional Counselor, MS, LPC

Client Focus

Age

Children (6 to 10)
Preteen
Teen
Adults

Participants

Individuals
Couples
Family

Communities

Bisexual Allied
Gay Allied
Lesbian Allied
Single Mother

Age

Children (6 to 10)
Preteen
Teen
Adults

Participants

Individuals
Couples
Family

Communities

Bisexual Allied
Gay Allied
Lesbian Allied
Single Mother

Treatment Approach

Types of Therapy

  • Compassion Focused
  • Culturally Sensitive
  • Gottman Method
  • Person-Centered
  • Psychodynamic
  • Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)
  • Strength-Based
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Currently Gottman Level 1 certified.
Call or for a free 15 minute consultation now - (412) 307-8865
Photo of Joe Ritacco - The Children's Home & Lemieux Family Center, MS, LPC, Licensed Professional Counselor
The Children's Home & Lemieux Family Center
Licensed Professional Counselor, MS, LPC
"
Currently Gottman Level 1 certified.
Call or for a free 15 minute consultation now - (412) 307-8865
Photo of Joe Ritacco - The Children's Home & Lemieux Family Center, MS, LPC, Licensed Professional Counselor
The Children's Home & Lemieux Family Center
Licensed Professional Counselor, MS, LPC

Location

Primary Location

5324 Penn Avenue

Pittsburgh, PA 15224

(412) 307-8865
Call for a free consultation now - (412) 307-8865
Photo of Joe Ritacco - The Children's Home & Lemieux Family Center, MS, LPC, Licensed Professional Counselor
The Children's Home & Lemieux Family Center
Licensed Professional Counselor, MS, LPC
Call for a free consultation now - (412) 307-8865
Photo of Joe Ritacco - The Children's Home & Lemieux Family Center, MS, LPC, Licensed Professional Counselor
The Children's Home & Lemieux Family Center
Licensed Professional Counselor, MS, LPC