Loretta A. Gephart, M.A.
Loretta A. Gephart, M.A.
|Professions: Psychology, Coaching, Psychotherapy|
|License Status: I'm a licensed professional.|
|Primary Credential: Psychology|
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I offer a respectful and emotionally safe place to resolve conflicts and reach your goals. I work as a peacemaker as a Collaborative Divorce Coach and Co-Parenting Coach. My goal is to work with you to help you to become a healthier and happier person. I can help to provide you tools to improve your functioning and your relationships and to help you to meet your goals. NHPA has 22 experienced and licensed clinicians in three locations, Wexford, Coraopolis and Squirrel Hill to meet your needs.
Email or Call Loretta A. Gephart, M.A. at 1-800-651-8085 ext. 09533
More Info About My Practice
In addition to therapy for individuals of all ages, couples and families, I offer Collaborative Divorce Coaching to help divorcing families to avoid court and have a healthy outcome. I also offer Co-Parenting classes: Cooperative Parenting and Divorce class is a psychoeducational, video-based program designed to improve the quality of the parental relationship in situations of divorce. It explores the issues associated with divorce through a program that incorporates skill development, role plays, large and small group discussions and weekly homework assignments. The program is designed for divorcing or divorced parents demonstrating mild to moderate levels of parent conflict.
This thoughtful and practical program consists of eight 2-hour weekly sessions facilitated by a licensed psychologist. Parents are encouraged to attend the same class unless they are in the process of litigation.
The goals of the program include:
- Assisting parents in shifting their role from former spouses to co-parents.
- Educating parents regarding the impact of parental conflict on their child?s development.
- Helping parents identify their contribution to conflict while increasing impulse control.
- Teaching parents anger management, communication and conflict-resolution skills.
- Supporting parents in the development of detailed parenting agreements.
We also offer services for gifted children and their families.
Evening and weekend appointments are available.
Specific Issue(s) I'm Skilled at Helping With
I work well with people suffering from anxiety. I can offer many therapeutic tools to help to change unhealthy thought patterns and relieve anxiety.
How Psychotherapy Can Help
Psychotherapy is a powerful healing experience that allow people the opportunity to examine and change patterns of thoughts, feelings and behaviors. With the therapist as guide, individuals are able to become more comfortable feeling their feelings which means they no longer have to avoid feelings or hold onto symptoms.
Services I Provide
- Individual Therapy & Counseling
- Marriage, Couples, or Relationship Counseling
- Family Therapy
- Group Therapy
Ages I Work With
Groups I Work With
I prefer to work with intelligent, motivated clients who are interested in making healthy changes in their lives. I work as a peacemaker to help to bring peace to families through my Collaborative Divorce Coaching and Co-Parenting Classes and Coaching. I work with couples in the Collaborative divorce process to have a healthier divorce for themselves and their children. I coach the parties to improve communication and co-parenting skills. In addition to psychotherapy, as a Certified Rational Hypnotherapist, I offer hypnotherapy tailored specifically to your need to help you to meet your goals. I offer Guided Imagery to enhance the healing potential of your body/mind connection. Guided Imagery is offered to supplement and aid the effectiveness of your traditional medical treatment.
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