Steve Pasquinelli, Ph.D.
Licensed Psychologist

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Dr. Steven Pasquinelli is a Licensed Psychologist who received both his Masters and Doctoral Degrees in Psychology from Duquesne University.  Dr. Pasquinelli has been with the Practice for over 12 years.  He has 17 years experience as the Lead Psychologist for a local area school district.  His rapport with children makes test referrals go smoothly. 


Dr. Pasquinelli provides counseling services for adults, young adults, adolescents, and children.  Areas of expertise include ADHD, Anxiety, Autism, Behavioral Issues, Cognitive and Personality Testing and Assessment/Full Psychological Evaluations, Counseling Children with Learning Disabilities, Depression, Early Admission Requests, and Gifted Evaluations.


He is a member of the American Psychological Association (APA) and Associations of School Psychologists of Pennsylvania (ASPP).


He is currently credentialed through Aetna, Cigna,  First Health, Highmark, MHNet, UPMC, UPMC for Kids and is seeking credentialing through other insurance networks.  Private Pay is also an option.

Robyn Crouch, MS, NCC, LBS, LPC
Licensed Professional Counselor
Robin RIshel, Ph.D.
Licensed Professional Counselor

Dr. Robin F. Rishel is a Licensed Professional Counselor.  Dr. Rishel provides counseling to children, adolescents and adult clients that are experiencing challenges such as grief and loss, depression and anxiety. She provides goal-focused counseling using a variety of modalities including wellness-based counseling, motivational interviewing and mindfulness. 


Dr. Rishel earned her B.A. from Denison University, her M.S.Ed. from Duquesne University in school and community counseling, and her Ph.D. in Counselor Education and Supervision from the University of Northern Colorado. Previously she was a tenure track professor at Indiana University of Pennsylvania where she taught graduate students in the Counseling Department. Robin has also worked in private practice, as well as community mental health. 


She is currently credentialed through Aetna, Cigna, Cigna EAP,  Compsych EAP, Highmark, United Healthcare,  and  Value Options

Private Pay is also an option.

Mrs. Robyn Crouch is a Licensed Professional Counselor and Licensed Behavior Specialist who has spent a majority of her career focusing on families, children, adolescents, and young adults. 


She specializes in treating clients with severe behavior disorders, coping with trauma, foster care, adoption, attachment, self-injury, anxiety, depression, and autism. 


After obtaining her masters degree from Indiana State University, Robyn obtained additional specialized training in Parent-Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT) and Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavior Therapy (TF-CBT).


She is currently credentialed through Aetna, Cigna EAP, Cigna HMO, Highmark, Optum, and is seeking credentialing through other insurance networks.  Private Pay is also an option.

Amy Kleissas, MS. Ed., LPC, NCC
Licensed Professional Counselor

Mrs. Amy Kleissas is our newest addition to the Psychological Associates, Inc. family.  Mrs Kleissas is a Licensed Professional Counselor who spent 21 years providing counseling services to primary-age children in an educational setting. She has worked with families and children with challenges like ADHD, anxiety, anger, social communication deficits, school refusal, family stressors, learning disabilities, giftedness and grief and loss. 


She would like to use her years of experience working with parents and guardians in schools to continue in the private setting to support parents and guardians with knowledge, encouragement and hope.  Mrs. Kleissas is accepting clients individually and/or in small groups. 


Mrs. Kleissas earned her B.A. from Grove City College and her MS Ed. in School Counseling from Duquesne University.


Mrs. Kleissas is currently credentialed with Highmark, Magellan and is seeking credentialing through most major insurance networks. 

 Private Pay is also an option.



For information on her Parent Education Support Group click here.

Please make sure to check out her monthly FAMILY MATTERS BLOG


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