"Be the change you wish to see in this world..."  ~Mahatma Gandhi

 
 

Welcome

Know your options in navigating COVID-19

Now offering Telehealth (virtual) counseling services covered by MOST MAJOR INSURANCES in response to COVID-19

At Favored Wellness Counseling and Consulting, LLC, wellbeing is at the forefront of what we’re working together towards. Our counseling services are designed to be a catalyst that help our clients reach their goals and live the changes they seek. 

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 Telehealth 

 

Office Safety Precautions in Effect During the Pandemic

 

 

Favored Wellness Counseling & Consulting, LLC is taking the following precautions to protect our patients and help slow the spread of the coronavirus:

 

  • Both clinicians and clients wear masks.

  • Maintain safe distancing when possible.

  • Restroom soap dispensers are maintained and everyone is encouraged to wash their hands.

  • Hand sanitizer that contains at least 60% alcohol is available in the therapy office, and the waiting room.

  • We schedule appointments at specific intervals to minimize the number of people in the waiting room.

  • We ask all clients to wait in their cars or outside until told by the therapist it is okay to enter. 

  • Office seating in the waiting room (if applicable) and in therapy/testing rooms has been arranged for appropriate physical distancing. 

  • Areas and items that are commonly touched are thoroughly sanitized after each use.

  • Physical contact is not permitted.

  • Tissues and trash bins are easily accessed. Trash is disposed of on a frequent basis.

 
 

Services & Specialties

Favored Wellness Counseling and Consulting offers integrative psychotherapy for individuals, couples and families in Western Pennsylvania.  It is our mission to help make mental health services more accessible to the West Hills and surrounding communities through having services provided at Moon Township & Beaver locations.

SERVICES

Types of counseling we offer:

  • ​​Individual Adult Counseling

  • Child & Adolescent Counseling

  • Couples & Marriage Counseling

  • Family Counseling

  • Maternal Mental Health

  • Premarital Counseling




SPECIALITIES

Topics we specialize in:

  • Addictions/Substance Abuse

  • Adoption

  • Anxiety/Depression

  • Autism

  • Behavioral Disorders

  • Codependency/ACOA

  • Complex PTSD

  • Co-parenting Issues 

  • Developmental Trauma

  • Dissociative Disorders

  • Divorce/Separation 

  • Grief/Loss 

  • Infertility 

  • Life Adjustments/ Transitions 

  • Personality Disorders

  • Postpartum (Anxiety & Depression)

  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

  • Self-Esteem/Body Image Issues 

  • Stress Management 

  • Trauma

Meet Our Team

Danielle Vogan MA, LPC, NCC

Licensed Professional Counselor
Owner/Clinical Director

Danielle Vogan is the owner and founder of Favored Wellness Counseling and Consulting, LLC.  She carries a Master's of Arts in Community Counseling, Specializing in Addictions. She is a Licensed Professional Counselor, a National Certified Counselor and is fully trained in EMDR Therapy (a reprocessing therapy).  Danielle had the passion of bringing trauma-informed, trauma-focused care to Moon Township to make specialized services more readily available to our community and to extend the fight against stigma around trauma and mental health.

Along with experience in treating more generalized mental health issues, she specializes in working with those navigating the impacts of trauma and all angles of addiction.  Working with individuals in recovery, along with their families and loved ones, is at the heart of her work.  

Trauma in Latin means, “wound.”  With this, the human condition includes various levels of “wounding.”  

Freedom is what you do with what’s been done to you.

~John Paul Satre

Therapeutic change starts with building a relationship.  Danielle works to provide an inviting, relaxed environment where privacy and security are built upon to develop a foundation of trust and safety, paced to fit your needs.  She encourages and challenges her clients to discover their inner strengths, resources, and resilience. She works with clients to apply their strengths to create unique processes and develop steps toward achieving long-term change and increased adaptability. 

 

Danielle employ’s trauma-informed, integrative approach including: CBT, EMDR (Fully trained), Solution-Focused Therapy, Internal Family Systems, Gestalt Theory, and Motivational Interviewing to facilitate change.  Based on your individual set of strengths and circumstances, Danielle will work with you to move toward the changes you seek to apply to your life.

Mallory Williams, LPC, PMH-C, CAADC

Licensed Professional Counselor

Mallory specializes in Maternal Mental Health and Couples Therapy.  Her main goals are to help her clients achieve a sense of control over self, life, their choices, and their relationships. Oftentimes people come to therapy when they feel dissatisfied with some or all areas of their lives; struggling to figure out why or what to do about it. Mallory works with individuals and couples to rebuild their relationship after disconnect with self and/or others. 

 

Some of the topics Mallory specialize in are communication breakdowns, marital differences, feeling disconnected, life transitions, infertility, perinatal loss and postpartum depression/anxiety.  Mallory works with parents and hopeful parents to build the skills necessary to thrive individually, as well as within the family unit.

Mallory is a Licensed Professional Counselor in the state of PA. She uses MI, Gottman and CBT to help her clients achieve the changes they seek.  Through empathic listening, warmth, humor, and genuine engagement, Mallory helps people gain insight into their unique ways of thinking and operating. Therapy is hard work, but worth the investment! Mallory has openings for nights and weekends and is offering telehealth during the COVID-19 outbreak.

Erin LaRue, MA, LPC

Licensed Professional Counselor  

Erin is a Licensed Professional Counselor with a Master of Arts degree in Community Counseling, specializing in youth. She believes that the therapeutic relationship is powerful and has the ability to create change, growth, and healing. Erin creates a safe, calm space for clients to express themselves, learn new skills, find solutions, and receive support.

As a therapist, Erin has experience in working with children with severe behavioral disorders, and is passionate about helping children and their families develop healthier communication and coping methods. She also has worked extensively with children and adolescents with anxiety disorders, mood disorders, trauma, and grief. Using play, books, music, art, movement, and games, Erin can connect with children of all ages and individualize treatment accordingly. She also enjoys working with adults struggling with mood disorders, anxiety disorders, and parenting stressors.

Erin believes that treatment is most successful when it is unique to the client. Therefore, she incorporates the most appropriate techniques for you, drawing from cognitive-behavioral therapy, solution-focused brief therapy, play therapy, and person-centered therapy. Erin is ready to walk alongside you as you begin the valuable work of therapy.

Brittani Williamson, MA, LPC

Licensed Professional Counselor  

Britt is a Licensed Professional Counselor who holds a Master of Arts degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling with a specialization in Addictions. She recognizes the importance of establishing a strong and effective therapeutic relationship based on trust in order to provide a safe place for healing to occur. 

Britt has experience working with individuals with substance use disorders, dual diagnosis, anxiety, depression, trauma, grief and loss, women’s issues, and relationship issues. She has worked in a variety of different settings as a therapist, clinical manager, and clinical director and she is continually reminded of her motivation and passion for helping people to live life to its fullest, explore personal values, build self-esteem and self-love, and form healthy human connections.

 

Britt utilizes various modalities including motivational interviewing, solution focused, rational emotive behavior therapy, and cognitive behavioral therapy to take a strengths-based approach to therapy. She recognizes the importance of individualizing treatment for everyone she works with, and she walks with them on their journey to wellness, remembering that “we’re all just walking each other home” (Ram Dass). 

Karisa Mauthe, LPC, NCC, CAADC

Licensed Professional Counselor  

Karisa is a Licensed Professional Counselor who earned her Master of Arts Degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling with a Specialization in Addictions. She is a National Certified Counselor and an Advanced Alcohol and other Drugs Certified Counselor.

Karisa is passionate about being present in the moment while providing support for the client within the therapeutic process. She believes the authenticity of the therapeutic relationship is a source of strength for change and works to create an open and safe place for clients to express and connect with themselves.

Karisa sees the client as the expert of their life and offers different modalities to accompany clients on their life journey.  Utilizing aspects of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dialectic Behavioral Therapy, Solution Focused Therapy, and mindfulness with a trauma-informed, person-centered lens she has helped those experiencing anxiety, depression, trauma, difficulties in relationships, life transitions, substance use disorder, and dual diagnosis disorders.

Lisa Wilson, MS, LPC

Licensed Professional Counselor  (Beaver Location)

 

Lisa Wilson is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) who specializes in the treatment of trauma, women's issues, depression, anxiety, personality and grief/loss. She has over 15 years of experience providing therapy to children, adolescents and adults in a wide variety of settings. Her treatment approach is trauma-focused and incorporates evidence-based practices including EMDR, Mindfulness, CBT, Inter-personal therapy and Trauma-Focused CBT.

 

Lisa provides a gentle and supportive environment for clients to explore their feelings and work toward making positive changes. She believes that all clients have the ability to heal and grow. Within her practice, she focuses on creating an environment in which everyone feels safe, accepted, and empowered to explore and express what they want to express and how they feel comfortable expressing it (e.g., verbally and/or non-verbally - through play, writing, drawing, art, etc.).

 

She is a graduate of Elizabethtown College with a bachelor's degree in Social Work. She completed her master's degree in Psychology from Penn State University. She has been an adjunct professor at CCAC.

Rates & Insurance

Rates:


Initial Assessment Session: $150
Individual Session: $100 
Couples Session: $125

Family Session: $135
 

Insurance:

 

Therapeutic services may be covered in full or in part by your health insurance or employee benefit plan. Favored Wellness Counseling & Consulting, LLC also accepts self-pay clients.  Sliding-scale payments are offered and assessed on an individual basis. 

 

We require that clients contact their insurance company to determine coverage for mental health services.  Please check your coverage carefully by asking the following questions:

  • Do I have mental health insurance benefits?

  • What is my deductible and has it been met?

  • How many sessions per year does my health insurance cover?

  • What is the coverage amount per therapy session?

  • Is approval required from my primary care physician?

 

Insurances currently accepted by Favored Wellness Counseling include but may not be limited to:

  • Aetna

  • Blue Cross / Blue Shield

  • Cigna 

  • GEHA

  • Highmark

  • Optum

  • United

  • UPMC 

 

If you are uncertain if your session will be covered by your insurance plan, please contact your insurance company.  Clients can find the phone number for any insurance plan inquiries on the back of their insurance cards.  Please note that all payments are due at time of service.

 

Payments:
Payment by cash or check is preferred; however all major credit cards are accepted.

 

Cancellation Policy:
If you do not show up for your scheduled therapy appointment, and you have not notified us at least 24 hours in advance, you will be required to pay a missed session fee of $50.

 

Contact Us

1010 Brodhead Road, 2nd Floor, Moon Township, PA  15108

(412) 339-1782

 

(412) 339-1782

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