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Serving children, youth, and adults of all ages  nationwide, virtually on-line or in an office setting, to build strong families and communities through clinical mental health/behavioral health services, through coaching, and through consulting...

Call (724) 733-2928 to arrange for services on-line or in an office setting or schedule directly through Headway at: https://headway.co/providers/margaret-christopher?utm_source=pem&utm_medium=direct_link&utm_campaign=70268

Find the right solutions to your counseling, coaching, consulting, mediation, homestudy, and mental or behavioral health needs. We provide access to clinical, licensed and/or board-certified, mental and behavioral health providers, life coaches, and consultants dedicated to helping individuals, families, groups, organizations, and communities become the best that they can be. We believe that the ideal way to do this is by strengthening how people function within existing families or by helping people create new families if and when they need one.

In addition to providing access to psychotherapy, counseling, coaching, consulting, mediation, and homestudy services in our two office locations, we are able to use secure, on-line, tele-health technology to work with those throughout the United States who are unable to travel here. Coaching and mediation services can also be extended to some international locations.

Most of the providers in our network are credentialed by various insurance companies, including Highmark Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Cigna, Medicare, United Behavioral Health or OPTUM, UPMC, AETNA,etc. We also work on a fee-for-service basis and accept most credit cards and PayPal.

Contact us at (724) 733-2828 or (724) 733-2701 today for more information. Our mission is to work at all levels of practice to enhance or restore social role functioning and to help create an environment that will allow others to develop and function at their best. We use a comprehensive strengths-based approach to help you recognize and assess problems, strengths and needs. Strengths are maximized and used to effectively and constructively solve the problems that you want help with. A variety of evidence-based interventions are available to insure that the methods we recommend and use are most effective and that they do no harm. 

Additional Deerwood Family Services include conflict resolution, employee assistance, critical incident stress management/debriefing, functional behavioral analysis, advocacy on behalf of students, and a variety of educational groups related to enrichment for children and youth, parent education, anger or anxiety management, leadership, executive functioning, and social skills . Our main office is located on the boundary of Allegheny and Westmoreland counties in Southwestern Pennsylvania, with a second office in Washington County. To protect client confidentiality, the specific locations are only provided to those who make an appointment, in advance, for services.