333 North Braddock Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15208

Located near Point Breeze, Homewood, and Wilkinsburg, Pa.

    • Telephone: call any time and speak with a trained counselor at 1-888-7-YOU CAN (1-888-796-8226).
    • Email if you are unable to use the phone or feel uncomfortable:
    • Mobile dispatch unit: our trained crisis counselors will travel to where you are — anywhere in Allegheny County.
    • Walk in: you don’t need an appointment when you visit our North Braddock Avenue location, near Pittsburgh, Pa. Just walk in and talk about your concerns or those of a family member or friend.
    • Residential services: accessible for individuals, ages 14 and older, whose crisis extends over a period of time. We provide up to 72 hours of residential services at our North Braddock Avenue location.
    • Outpatient services are also available

The Mobile Dispatch Unit will call the police in certain situations.


There is NO PHARMACIST, please bring your meds.

Call 211 24 hrs/7 days a week for referrals for drug and alcohol, mental health, social services…


  1. Allegheny County WarmLine – Provides  peer support for individuals over the age of 18 with mental health challenges living in Allegheny County. Phone lines are open 365 days a year from 10 a.m. to midnight.

                            Call: 1-800-661-9276

  1. Warm & Friendly Call Program – Residents of Allegheny County with mental health challenges can receive reassurance or reminder calls.

Warm and Friendly Calls may currently be scheduled Sunday through Thursday between the hours of 2:00 PM and 9:30 PM.

For additional information call 412-894-2364 or go to and click on services link.




MONTIA D. BROCK, MS, CLC, Provisional Mental Health Therapist
Forward Wellness Counseling and Consulting Services
510 Third Avenue, Fifth Floor
Pittsburgh PA 15219

6507 Wilkins Ave, #108
Pittsburgh, PA 15217
(412) 660-6100

LATOYA HAMM, LSW, Clinical Therapist
Forward Wellness Counseling and Consulting Services
510 Third Avenue, Fifth Floor
Pittsburgh PA 15219

6507 Wilkins Ave, #108
Pittsburgh, PA 15217
(412) 660-6100

460 Melwood Avenue, Suite 200A
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
NOTE: I also provide online therapy video sessions on

I’m Neal Holmes. I am an African-American therapist who specializes in adult clients struggling with complex trauma and PTSD, anxiety, chronic and terminal illnesses, individuals living with disabilities and physical/psychological challenges, grief, intimacy/relationship issues, sex/process addictions, LGBTQIA+ and sex/gender identity issues. In addition, I work with clients from a culturally competent perspective to help clients heal from the biases and social injustices they may have experienced.

Financial info – sliding scale?/Medicaid accepted?/free?
-Sliding Scale: $60-$120, No health insurance plans are accepted at this time. I accept cash, check, Cash app, Zelle, Venmo, and PayPal payments.

Wheelchair accessibility:
– Front door/bathrooms/exam rooms wheelchair-accessible? No

– Forms available in braille and/or can be read aloud to people? I will be happy to read aloud to people
– Front door have a system eg have to be buzzed in, dial a suite #… that would be hard for vision-impaired? No

– Is a certified sign language interpreter available? No
– How much advance notice must be given to access this? At least a week

Non-native language people:
– Interpreters available? Yes, I use an app called CryaCom that provides interpretive services for clients via phone. I would need at least a week’s notice to find an interpreter in person.
– Languages spoken by staff? Spanish

-Do you allow patients to use preferred pronouns? A preferred name? (Separate from legal name. For instance, remembering to call out preferred instead of legal name in the waiting room.)
Yes, I desire for patients to feel comfortable with whatever identity and name that they choose. I specialize in working with LGBTQIA+ clients.

– Is your site accessible using public transportation? Yes, you can access my office location on the Pittsburgh Port Authority transit system.


has a monthly Mental Health Cafe that provides mutual aid / peer support spaces for people with lived experience of mental illness and madness. We also operate educational events, open mics, and reading groups on radical mental health. All of our events are free and open to the public. More information at or on social media @insidemindspgh,


  1. Certified Peer Specialist (CPS) Services – CPS will work with individuals to provide peer support on goal setting, coping & problem solving strategies. This program is open to individuals 18 years of age or older residing in Allegheny County.

For additional information call 412-894-2359 or go to and click on services link.

To be eligible, a diagnosis of schizophrenia, major mood, psychotic or borderline personality disorder is needed.

  1. New Horizons Peer Support Drop-In Center – Provides recovery focused classes, advocates on site, social activities, computer lab, and peer support.  Must be a resident of Allegheny County and over the age of 18 with mental health challenges.

Located at 616 Lincoln Ave., Bellevue, PA 15202

Hours of operation are Monday through Fri from 9:00am to 5:00pm. On the 16B bus line.


-Individual psychotherapy for adults, adolescents, and children
-Couples and family therapy
-Group therapy
-Psychiatric Consultation

Services are available to Duquesne University Students and employees as well as to the Pittsburgh Community. Doctoral students in Duquesne University’s clinical psychology program provide all services. Licensed clinical faculty members and selected licensed adjunct faculty psychologists in the community are involved in the supervision of all doctoral students.

Intake Fees

The Clinic standard Intake fee – $30

Fee Per Psychotherapy Session

The minimum psychotherapy session fee is $10.
Student session fee is $20.

For community members:
$10 per session for annual incomes between $0 and $10,000,
$20 for incomes between $10,000 and $20,000,
$30 for incomes between $20,000 to $30,000,
$40 for incomes of $30,000 and above.
The no-show/late cancellation fee is $30
Fees can be altered during financial hardship

Fees for Consulting Psychiatrist
Clinic Fee per session = Psychiatric Fee
$10 = $30
$20 = $50
$30 = $70 (maximum fee)

PLEASE NOTE:  Fees are paid at the time of visit.  Except in the case of an emergency, if clients don’t call at least 24 hours in advance to cancel appointment, there will be a $30.00 charge.  Account balances may not be carried beyond four sessions, including those missed without advance notice.

The Psychology clinic accepts cash, check or credit/debit cards.

Military Services are offered free of charge

Check out their website or call 412-396-6562 for more information.

1201 South Braddock Avenue
Second Floor
Pittsburgh, PA 15218
(412) 848-7391
Website: Listed under

Flexible hours Tues.,Wed.,Thurs.Negotiable fee for service only. (No insurance needed/accepted)

Unfortunately my office is not wheelchair accessible, although I do try to make alternate arrangements when possible.

ANTHONY LARDO, M.A. (Psychiatrist)
1201 South Braddock Avenue
Second Floor
Pittsburgh, PA 15218
Website: Listed under

Negotiable fee for service only. (No insurance needed/accepted)

5743 Bartlett Street
Pittsburgh PA 15217
Tel: 412-521-3800

Squirrel Hill Psychological Services offers support to individuals, couples and families as well as organizations and groups. Special expertise is available for children and adolescents.

Counseling services are covered by many major insurers, HMO’s, Medicare and Medical Assistance. Sliding scale fees are offered for those without insurance.

anderson, MSW, LSW, CD(DONA)
412.407.2476The Nuin Center
5655 Bryant St, 15206
Highland Park

Sliding scale and UPMC and Cigna commercial insurances accepted

As a therapist, I partner with individuals and relationships, romantic or otherwise, experiencing both the challenges and joys of this gorgeous and tragic world. I partner with those who are seeking to thrive.

5301 Butler Street, Suite 100
Pittsburgh, PA 15201
PHONE: 412-441-9786
or 888-873-7723

PERSAD CENTER provides professional, culturally-affirming counseling and psychiatric services for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer/Questioning (LGBTQ) and HIV+ people. We offer services to individuals, couples, and families who are seeking to enjoy healthy and fulfilling lives.

If you need information about counseling or clinical services, please send e-mail to: OR call 412-441-9786, Monday-Friday, 9 AM – 5 PM many insurances. Also, you may qualify for funding available through our community partnerships.


Information on the difference b/n 201/302 commitments from the Allegheny County DOH Website:

Of note, if you attempt to sign out of a psychiatric hospital AMA (against medical advice), you can only do this if you are on a 201 (voluntary) commitment. If your psychiatrist feels you are a danger to yourself/others, your commitment status could go to a hearing and be overturned into a 302 (involuntary) commitment, which begins at a minimum of 20 days that you can be held, but that can progress to a 303 commitment and higher (a longer commitment of varied length). If you are signing yourself into a facility, please be aware that being held involuntarily is a possibility.




  1. Persad Center, Inc. is the nation’s second oldest licensed counseling center specifically created to serve gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender (GLBT) community.

    In addition, Persad Center is an AIDS Service Organization providing counseling to persons with HIV Disease.

    Persad Center is committed to helping GLBT and HIV+ individuals and the people who love them. Our staff of mental health professionals are trained to respond to the emotional needs of the GLBT community in a caring way that is sensitive, non-judgmental and culturally specific. Persad Center offers a variety of Clinical Programs and Services to fulfill our mission to increase the well-being of the community.

    Founded in 1972, Persad Center has been providing quality services to the community for over 30 years.

    Through strong commitment by the Board of Directors and from the generosity of the community, Persad Center is able to offer counseling services regardless of the client’s ability to pay.

  2. As of April 2013, the Pittsburgh Pastoral Institute charges a minimum $50 fee for uninsured, sliding scale clients according to the person I spoke with on the phone. To quote the email: “This is for any household income up to $50,000 annually. From there it goes up $1 per $1000, i.e., if income is $55,000, fee is $55 per session; if annual income is $60,000, fee is $60 per session, and so on.” Hope this helps!

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