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Samaritan Counseling, Guidance, Consulting offers faith-based counseling in Greater Pittsburgh for c
Samaritan Counseling, Guidance, Consulting offers faith-based psychotherapy in Greater Pittsburgh as
Samaritan Counseling, Guidance, Consulting offers faith-based counseling in Greater Pittsburgh to ad
Online and in-person counseling in Pennsylvania

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Are you struggling with emotional, relational, or spiritual pain? Our licensed therapists offer compassionate, spiritually integrated care to help you heal, give you hope, and allow you to change

We believe that . . .

  • You can live a healthy, balanced life filled with joy and a sense of purpose.

  • You can heal from deep wounds and overcome the challenges that are holding you back from living a better life.

  • The health and harmony of your mind, body, and spirit impacts your overall well-being.

  • Your faith beliefs and spiritual life can play a vital role in healing. (Per your request, your therapist will honor your expressed beliefs and make them a core part of your counseling.)

Our Services

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Our licensed therapists foster trust, offer compassion and encouragement, and listen to you without judgement. Based on your expressed desire, your therapist will integrate spirituality into your treatment with respect for your faith beliefs and religious traditions. You can choose to receive counseling in Greater Pittsburgh in-person at one of our offices or via teletherapy.

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Samaritan staff who administer our guidance services are trained and certified through professional education courses in their respective areas.

Our Life Coach offers a complimentary "discover call."


Our Caring for Clergy and Congregations program, directed and administered by The Rev. Dr. Standish, our executive director, comprises the majority of our consulting services and includes coaching and spiritual direction for pastors. Educational programs are designed around topics introduced by our therapists and/ or requested by church or other community groups.

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Client Testimonials

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Stock photos are used to protect the privacy of our clients unless otherwise indicated.

Getting and Giving Help

Conversations with Staff and Donors

Caring for Clergy & Congregations

  • Clergy Coaching and Spiritual Direction

  • Pastor Leadership Renewal Groups

  • Transformational Ministry Workshops

  • Creative Clergy Consults

  • Preaching Consultations

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Our Impact

9,424 Counseling Sessions Provided in 2020, a 27% increase over 2019

10,795 counseling sessions provided, which includes 101 pro bono and 1,126 subsidized for clients in need


Counseling Sessions

$90,520 Samaritan Cares Funds Provided, a 13% Increase over 2019


$69,625 provided through our Samaritan Cares program for clients in need

Provided in Financial Aid


~350 Services/Activities Provided to Churches, Pastors, and Community Groups

808 new client intakes

New Therapy Clients

Based on 2022 Data

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