Stephanie smigiel (she/her)

Phd., LPC, LBS,

Everyone has a story to be told. I am able to help sit beside you as we write it. If no one told you today I believe in you.

Licensed Professional Counselor in Pittsburgh,

  • Individual
  • Family
  • Child
  • Adolescent/Teen

About My Clients

Struggling to understand social skills, manage emotional regulations, or repetitive behaviors with an autism diagnosis? Does your child have outburst, non-compliance, or behaviors in the home? Have you experienced trauma in your childhood or as an adult? These areas can be address with different therapeutic approaches. Stephanie is wiling to be that stepping stone to find the best approach for you or your child and/or family.

My Background and Approach

I have experience working with individuals with autism spectrum disorder from childhood with disruptive and repetitive behaviors, social skills, transitions. As well as adulthood to living independent, relationships, social skills, and etc. In addition, I have worked with individuals who have experienced trauma during their life time. From children which is typically play and art therapy base. Adolescents and adults treatment approach is a mix of approaches that meet your meets. I am trained in EMDR (Eye movement desensitization and reprocessing) for any individual who have experienced PTSD trauma, or complex trauma. Also, I provide family therapy through Parent Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT) which is evidence base for children 2 to 7 years old who have behaviors such as but not limited to: tantrums, non-compliance. I am grounded in humanistic therapy which is seeing the person first. Then I pull evidence and strength base approaches that match your unique needs into treatment.

Insurance Plans Accepted
  • Cigna
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • UPMC
I offer online counseling in the following states:
I have experience with the following
  • Christianity

At A Glance

  • Experience: 8 years of practice
  • Languages: English
  • Rate: $125 - 150/session


412-212-8483 Email Stephanie
651 Holiday Drive Plaza 5 Suite 400
Pittsburgh, 15220

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