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CDTA Covid Policy

Cognitive Dynamic Therapy Associates, Inc. is pleased to announce the relaxation of our masking guidance as of March 15, 2022. If you are fully vaccinated you may, in consultation with your therapist, remove your mask upon entering the suite. You are welcome to continue to wear your mask if you choose. If you have yet to receive your vaccinations we will continue to provide videoconference sessions. Please consult with your therapist for any questions you may have. We thank you for your cooperation.

Our Services

We provide psychotherapy for adults with a variety of concerns, including:

  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Panic attacks
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorders
  • Relationship issues
  • Sexual problems
  • Fears and Phobias
  • Substance abuse

Our therapists work with adults of all ages to address your concerns in a confidential and professional manner.

We combine the latest in Cognitive Behavior Therapy and related evidence based approaches, along with the time tested knowledge and wisdom of therapists who have come before us. Above all we strive to create a comfortable and collaborative relationship.

Our therapists are licensed and certified, and we strive to provide a compassionate and professional service to each and every client.

Our Child and Adolescent Group includes several clinicians who specialize in the treatment of children and adolescents. We treat children from the age of 2 to 18 with various needs. Our clinicians are trained in research and evidence-based treatments including:

  • Family play therapy
  • Play therapy
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
  • Behavioral Interventions
  • Social Skills Training
  • Psychoeducation
  • School Consultation

The clinician will meet with you and your child for an initial intake evaluation to discuss your concerns and to develop a specific treatment plan. Clinicians may use behavioral measures and parent and teacher-report measures to assess progress throughout treatment. We work closely with teachers, physicians, and psychiatrists as needed to ensure continuity of care and generalization of progress. Our clinicians work with common concerns of childhood/adolescents including Anxiety, Depression, Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder, social skills difficulties, behavioral concerns, parent-child relational concerns, school problems, stress and adjustment, and family stress.

We also offer Psychological Assessment of children between the ages of 2-18 including:

  • Developmental and Diagnostic Assessment
  • Autism Spectrum Disorder Assessment
  • Kindergarten Readiness Assessment
  • Attention/Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder Assessment
  • Learning Concerns Assessment
  • Behavioral Assessment

Please click on the links to learn more from our Children & Adolescents staff:

Virginia Martin

Susan Turner

Kelly Meinhart

Leslie Brouse

They say the college years are the “best years of your life.” While there is certainly truth in this old saying, it is also true that college can be stressful, and the mental health of college students is an important aspect of a successful experience.

CDTA, Inc. is located a short walk away from the campuses of Pitt and CMU. Our private practice offers psychotherapy, counseling, and cognitive behavior therapy for undergraduate and graduate students with a wide variety of concerns, including:

  • Depression and anxiety
  • ADHD and related issues
  • Relationship concerns
  • Problems of personal identity and self esteem
  • Individual habits, phobias, and other behavioral problems

Our services are provided by licensed and experienced psychologists and social workers, and are covered by most insurance companies. We strive to provide compassionate, and confidential help as needed.

Who We Are

Cognitive Dynamic Therapy Associates is a group of licensed, experienced psychologists and social workers dedicated to mental health.

Our philosophy is to blend the latest evidence based approaches along with the knowledge and wisdom gained over many years of practice. We strive to provide a professional, confidential, and understanding atmosphere, within which very personal issues can be discussed and addressed.

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Our Locations

Pittsburgh/Shadyside Office

155 N. Craig St., Suite 170
Pittsburgh, PA 15213

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North Hills Office

7500 Brooktree Rd. Suite 102
Wexford, PA 15090

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