Laura Marshak, Ph.D.
Laura Marshak, Ph.D., is a licensed psychologist with over twenty years of clinical experience. She is also a professor at the Indiana University of Pennsylvania. Her professional experience includes working at Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic for ten years prior to assuming her position at the university. Dr. Marshak works with adults and couples and is experienced at addressing a wide range of problems, including anxiety, depression, self-worth, relationships, and life transitions. In addition, she has expertise in working with parents of children with disabilities on how to live well as a couple when faced with the intensified parenting demands that pose challenges to both couples and individuals. She has written numerous books on aspects of disability; many of these were with Dr. Milton Seligman, who was her mentor in this regard and one of the founding partners of North Hills Psychological Services.
Jean McClung, Ph.D.
Jean McClung, Ph.D., has been a licensed psychologist for over fifteen years and has worked as a psychotherapist in a variety of settings for over 20 years. Dr. McClung is a member of the American Psychological Association and the Pennsylvania Psychological Association. She was a psychotherapist for many years on the adult outpatient unit of Northern Communities Mental Health Center in Pittsburgh. During her work at Northern Communities, she provided clinical supervision to psychology interns. She was also a psychotherapist at Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, assessing and treating adolescents. Dr. McClung has particular skills in working with adults and adolescents in individual therapy. Dr. McClung works with a variety of problems, including, but not limited to, depression, anxiety, low self-esteem, panic disorder, life transitions, relationship issues, and under-achievement. She has completed level 2 training in EMDR. In her practice, Dr. McClung uses a combination of insight-oriented psychodynamic and cognitive-behavioral therapies.
Michelle Geckle, MA, LPC
Michelle Geckle, MA., LPC, is a licensed professional counselor with extensive experience in research, counseling, and clinical supervision. Ms. Geckle was on staff at Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic for over 30 years. She continues to be a consultant to the Clinical Neuropsychology Program. In her practice at NHPS, she works with adults on a wide range of problems, including depression, anxiety, self-esteem, relationship concerns, gay/lesbian issues, adjustment to life changes, trauma, and abuse. She provides individual therapy and couples counseling. Ms. Geckle has a Master's degree in Rehabilitation Counseling from the University of Pittsburgh.
Jennifer Bosma, MSW, LCSW
Jennifer Bosma, M.S.W., LCSW, is a licensed clinical social worker with over 30 years of clinical experience. Ms. Bosma earned her Bachelor's Degree in Psychology and Master's Degree in Social Work from the University of Michigan. She initially focused her clinical work with children, adolescents, and their families in residential, inpatient, and outpatient settings. She then moved to work in private practice, where she worked extensively with adults in addition to her work with children and adolescents. Ms. Bosma is experienced at addressing a wide range of presenting concerns, including depression, anxiety, loss, life transitions, stress management, self-esteem, and child behavioral issues. Ms. Bosma provides individual psychotherapy and family therapy.
Sheree Kaiser, MSW, LCSW
Sheree Kaiser, MSW, LCSW, is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with 19 years of experience. Ms. Kaiser earned her Master's Degree in Social Work from The University of Pittsburgh. Before joining North Hills Psychological Services, she was a psychotherapist for Heritage Valley Health System for 16 years, providing outpatient therapy and serving as a mental health liaison in local school districts. Prior to that, she worked for St. Francis Hospital for three years, both as an inpatient and outpatient therapist for children, teens, and adults.
She has extensive experience working with adults (individually and in couples therapy), teens, children (ages three and up), and families. Her areas of expertise include mood and anxiety disorders, depression, ADHD, trichotillomania and skin picking, self-esteem, couples communication, death and dying issues, and life transitions. Additionally, she has experience working with LBGTQ clients, including trans adults and teenagers and their families. With children and teens, she specializes in child behavior issues, school avoidance, and empowering parents to advocate in the schools for their child's specific academic and psychological needs.
Sheree Kaiser provides teletherapy/virtual therapy only