Serving our communities
for over 30 years

What's New


IMPACT: A Group for Teens

Mental health has no age; give your teens the skills they need to cope with life’s challenges.

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Postpartum Support Group

 I invite you to join me, and other mothers as we explore what your new birth means to you and explore new ways of experiencing the journey of postpartum and motherhood.

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For more information or to register for either group, please contact:
Stephanie Pasquarelli, Chief Operations Officer at 412-823-5155 ext. 635 or


Persoma Counseling Associates welcomes new staff to the practice!

Courtney Powell is an LCSW who treats adults  and children in our South Hills and Shadyside offices.  She also offers telehealth appointments. Courtney accepts Highmark, Optum, Medicare, and private pay patients.

Phyllis Pigan is an LPC who treats children, adolescents, and adults in our Monroeville office.  She also offers telehealth appointments.  Phyllis accepts Highmark, United, and private pay patients.

To schedule an appointment with Courtney, Michele, Phyllis or any of our other providers, please call us at 412-823-5155 ext. 621.

We Are
For You

We Are Here For You

For 30+ years, PERSOMA Counseling Associates has existed as a provider of mental health services to communities in southwestern Pennsylvania. Over the years, we have adjusted to the many changes that have occurred in the health care industry. Yet, the principles that are the foundation of our practice have remained the same.

We strive to be a leader in:

  • The empowerment of individuals, couples, and families
  • Consultation with organizations
  • Education of the community about mental health issues

Our Services


Individual, family, couples, and group based services


total services for children, adolescents, and adults


All levels of coaching services from Executive, Life to ADHD

Group Therapy

One to two therapists and no more than 12 patients

Support Groups

An opportunity to talk honestly, to give and receive support from others


School/Workplace, LCSW/LPC Supervision, Presentation 

ADHD Program

comprehensive Adult ADHD evaluations and treatment