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Treat Yourself: Resting on Water

By Alissa Klugh, MS, LPC 

If you're anything like me, you're in constant pursuit for new, inventive ways to find a sense of balance through self-care. As a therapist, I oftentimes preach the importance of how to incorporate self-care into the lives of my clients. Sadly, many people look to the use of self-care as a last resort. We take up so much of our daily lives living them for other people and our careers, that we forget how taking care of ourselves can play a role in our overall mental health and functioning. 

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I've Waited My Whole Life For You: A Tale of New Motherhood


By AB 

“I’ve waited my whole life for you.”

That was the first thing I said to my sweet, 22 inch long, almost 9 lb baby girl when they placed her on my chest (sheesh, she was a toddler haha). I’d just spent 17 hours in labor, 90 minutes pushing her out, and I knew EXACTLY what I wanted to say when I met her.

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School's Out: What Now?


by Alissa Klugh, MS, LPC


The weather is warmer. The sun is shining (on most days, but we all have that love-hate relationship with rain). We can hear the laughter of the little ones. The popsicles are making the hands of our little ones super sticky. Summer is here. School is out. What now?

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  • Individual Therapy
  • Couples & Marital Therapy
  • Family Therapy
  • Co-parenting Therapy
  • Child & Adolescent Therapy
  • Groups
  • Group Supervision
  • Workshops
  • Classes



Pittsburgh Psychotherapy Associates is under new ownership as of August 2018! If you see Alissa Klugh, MS, LPC, or Lauren Heaton, MS, LPC, ICAADC, be sure to congratulate them on their new journey.

We are continuously adding new blogs, groups, classes, and services to our practice, with a focus on overall wellness. Check back frequently for updates!

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Pittsburgh, PA 15237

Call: 412.367.0575

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