Clinic Without Walls is a nonprofit organization offering low-fee, psychodynamic psychotherapy for adults, adolescents, and children in the Pittsburgh community.
The mission of Clinic Without Walls is to provide affordable, long-term psychodynamic psychotherapy to individuals in the Greater Pittsburgh community, which will enhance their level of social and occupational functioning and productivity within the community.
Who Might Benefit From Psychodynamic Psychotherapy?
There are many reasons individuals may seek treatment, such as:
This is not an exhaustive list and should not prevent you from applying if your problems differ from those provided as an example.
Who might be better served by other types of therapy?
The application process begins with a brief phone interview. Please call 412-661-4224 to begin the process.
Once accepted, the patient is assigned a resident from UPMC Western Psychiatric Hospital. There may be a waiting period between the intake call and the first appointment. During the first appointment, the patient will be asked to complete several forms.
Referrals are accepted from:
There is a reduced fee of $25.00 per session. The fee can further be reduced when the patient completes a "Request for Reduced Fee Application" that is provided by the clinician.
Insurance is not accepted.
Patients are seen at the training sites of their clinicians, UPMC Western Psychiatric Institute Hospital in Oakland.
Number of Sessions
There is no limit placed on the number of sessions in which the individual may be seen.
Board of Directors
Robert N. Brand, MBA (Treasurer)
Henry P. Driscoll, M.D.
Stuart D. Hirsch, M.D.
Linda Martin, LCSW, RN
Paula Moreci, MSW, LCSW (Chair)
Gary Swanson, M.D.
Michael J. Travis, M.D.
Mia Bernard (Staff) Non-Voting
For more information, or to begin the application process, contact: