Janis (Jan) has been licensed as a Professional Counselor (LPC) since 2003. Prior to her position as outpatient therapist here at PPAD, she worked in Western Pennsylvania as a mental health therapist in a variety of settings and capacities for a bit over 20 years. Jan has provided counseling/treatment for individual adults, couples, adolescents and their families in residential, home/community and outpatient settings. Jan also has training and experience in treating substance abuse/addiction, grief and loss, and family disruptions that have been the result of behavioral, emotional instability, and/or loss of another family member. Of particular interest is treatment of people who either are diagnosed with or are affected by autism, mental illness, addiction and/or abuse.
Methods of treatment include traditional talk therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), cognitive therapies (CBT), strength based therapies, solution focused therapy, trauma resolution, problem solving and/or life coaching. She is experienced in discussing alternative treatments for recovery.
In the Pittsburgh, PA area she enjoyed providing clinical supervision for a staff of 14 therapists and LPC candidates.
In Jan’s office you will have the guidance and more clear choices on how to move forward with your life. You will be supported as you have the opportunity to discover how your strengths have brought you this far, talk about your personal circumstances and/or set goals for your future.
Licensed Professional Counselor