Who We Are

Westmoreland Psychotherapy Associates (WPA) is located in Murrysville, Westmoreland County, and we service clients across Southwestern Pennsylvania. Our mission is to provide preventative and primary mental health interventions for individuals across the lifespan. Our philosophy is to work collaboratively with clients and their health care provider to develop a person-centered and holistic approach that will enhance overall health, wellness, and an improved quality of life.

 
Our team of clinicians has over 100 years of combined experience and we have all worked in a variety of behavioral health settings during our careers. We primarily work with adults and teens and offer individual therapy, couples work, and family therapy.

Our Offices

Our beautifully furnished offices are comfortable and inviting.

Meet Our Specialists

Our team of clinicians and therapists has over 100 years of combined experience and we have all worked in a variety of behavioral health settings during our careers.

Our Specialists

Clinical Social Worker/Therapist, LCSW, BCD

Wendy McSparren

As a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with 30+ years of experience, I have specialized training in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, and EMDR.

Trauma and PTSD, Anxiety, Depression, LGBTQ, EMDR

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PhD, PMHCNS-BC, RN Psychiatric Clinical Nurse Specialist/Therapist

Kathleen Spadaro

As a psychiatric clinical nurse specialist, I offer a holistic approach to clients. You bring into therapy your physical self, feelings, thoughts and spirituality needs, all of which are accepted and supported in my practice.

Anxiety, Depression

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Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, LPC, ATR-BC

Jennifer Barker

Expression is essential in everyday life, especially when working through difficult times. In some circumstances, it can be difficult to verbally express oneself. Creative expression can demonstrate one’s thoughts and feelings in a tangible way that verbal expression is not always able to.

Depression, Anxiety, Substance Use

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Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, LPC

Jena Skelton

Struggle is something that I believe every single living thing experiences. It is a concept that can bring us into some of our hardest moments in life, but it also presents the opportunity to connect, grow, and learn. I believe that confronting our struggles and working through them is one of the most valuable journeys that life brings.

Anxiety, Depression, Addiction

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Licensed Professional Counselor, PhD, LPC, BC-TMH, ACS

Michelle Colarusso

My goal as a therapist is to create an environment in which my clients can safely work though the complexities of their thoughts, feelings, and personal experience.

Anxiety, LGBTQ+, Relationship Issues

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Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, BCD

Jennifer Strohm

We all have times when we feel like we’re on repeat, stuck, overwhelmed or stressed. I offer a safe and supportive environment to help you make positive changes in your life.

Anxiety, Depression

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PhD, RN, LCSW, LISW

Janet Arida

As a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and a Registered Nurse for more than 35 years. I have experience working with teens and adults experiencing stress, trauma, and other forms of adversity.

Anxiety, Chronic Illness and Mood, Grief and Loss, Stress Management, and Life Transitions

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Psychiatric Nurse, MSN, RN, PMHCNS, BC

Mary Hatam

Humans are physical, mental and spiritual beings with each facet being interdependent on the other. Together, we will explore the many influences of your life on each aspect of your being and determine the best plan for you…

Chronic Illness, Grief, Life Coaching

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LPC, EMDR Therapist

Ethan Tuxill

As a licensed professional counselor and EMDR therapist, I’ve worked in the fields of addiction, hospice, family therapy, group and individual therapy. My goal is co-create a safe and accepting space to process these experiences, develop effective skills to enhance your mental well-being, and empower you to find lasting liberation and mental healing from your traumas.

Trauma, Anxiety, Depression, Family of Origin Concerns , Shame and Vulnerability

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Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW)

Amy Schlonski

As a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with 30+ years of experience, I have specialized training in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, Interpersonal Social Rhythm Therapy, and Family Focused Therapy.

I work with children, teens and young adults struggling with depression and anxiety. As a clinician, I worked for 20 years in the Child & Adolescent Bipolar Spectrum Clinic at Western Psychiatric Hospital. As such, I have expert knowledge in the diagnosis and treatment of bipolar disorder in children, adolescents, and young adults.

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, Family Focused Therapy, and Interpersonal Social Rhythm Therapy

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Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW)

Jessica Murray

I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker who has experience working with individuals, couples, and families, especially those who have a history of traumatic experiences. I ground my work in a strengths-based framework as I believe that my role is to assist my clients in identifying, refining, and highlighting the strengths they already have within themselves.

Anxiety, Grief Counseling, Family Therapy, Depression, Stress Management, Life Transitions, Trauma

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