New Directions Mental Health proudly serves a diverse population of individuals, including children, teens, adults, couples, and entire families. Mental health care is more than diagnosis and treatment—it’s about understanding how people think, feel, and interact. Our team of professionals strives to create an environment of trust and comfort so that each person can feel supported on their mental health journey.
Our mission is to help people reach their full potential by providing superior assistance and care. If you’re interested in learning more about our treatment services and the mental health conditions we treat, please don’t hesitate to call us at 724.374.7414.
About New Directions Mental Health
New Directions Mental Health is a premier network of outpatient mental health clinics serving southwest Pennsylvania. Our mission is to transform lives through high-quality, easily accessible mental health care. We strive to provide comprehensive, individualized care through evidence-based practices. Our treatment plans meet each person’s unique needs while respecting their privacy, confidentiality, and autonomy. We believe all individuals have the right to access quality mental health services without fear of stigma or discrimination.
We understand the importance of accessibility and affordability in mental health care. That’s why we accept most health insurance plans and offer telehealth services to make mental health support more convenient and accessible. Our community-based approach and central intake team make it easy to get the help you need, and our commitment to excellence means that you’ll receive the highest quality care and support every step of the way.
At New Directions Mental Health, we believe in the power of a holistic approach to mental health. Our full suite of outpatient mental health services, including therapy, psychiatry, and medication management, is designed to address the unique needs of each patient. We see clients across the lifespan starting as young as six. Whether you’re seeking support for a specific issue or just looking to improve your overall mental health and well-being, our team is here to help.
New Directions Mental Health is a partnership between many long-standing mental health clinics in the southwestern Pennsylvania region. Our teams have come together out of a deep commitment to expanding access to high-quality mental health care across our neighborhoods.
Each of the organizations that have come together to form our regional partnership bring unique strengths and deep community roots. InterCare Psychiatric Services has a long history of serving the South Hills region out of its Bethel Park location. InterCare shares strong connections with local schools and a history of serving clients for over 30 of years. Psychiatric Care Systems has been serving the communities of Washington, Monongahela and McMurray for more than 45 years and has shared lasting partnerships with local hospitals and Washington County partners. My Transformations / GRW / Harmony started in West Virginia and expanded services across southwestern Pennsylvania and more, bringing an expertise in cutting edge, interventional psychiatric services including Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation and Ketamine treatments for major depression to the community. New Directions Counseling Services has provided world-class care to the Wexford and Robinson areas for more than 30 years, offering an integrative approach to care. New Directions Counseling Services has historically offered psychotherapy, nutrition counseling and psychiatric services.
By unifying under a shared name, our practices are strengthening the services we already provide while expanding access to transformative treatments across the region. As we grow together, our teams are continually looking for ways to improve and deepening the community roots that we have been growing separately for years.
InterCare Psychiatric Services, Psychiatric Care Services, GR&W Health (My Transformations & Harmony), and New Directions Counseling Services have come together to form New Directions Mental Health. Each organization brings unique strengths and deep community roots and shares a deep commitment to expanding access to high-quality, affordable mental health care across our region.
InterCare Psychiatric Services has been serving people in the South Hills for more than 30 years. Founded by Dr. Alan Axelson over 30 years ago, InterCare specialized in serving xx and yy populations.
Psychiatric Care Systems has been serving the communities of Washington, Monongahela, and McMurray since 1973. Founded by Dr. AAA, PCS has specialized in providing outpatient mental health care services to clients with Medicaid and Medicare.
GR&W Health, which includes My Transformations and Harmony, was founded in xx in West Virginia. Since that time, its founders Dr. Scott Gilchrist and Dr. Ryan J. Wakim headed north to serve the Wexford community. GR&W Health specialized in interventional psychiatry, including TMS and Ketamine therapy.
New Directions Counseling Services has its roots in Wexford and Robinson, and has been providing care since its inception in 2009. Founded by Dr. Michael Schneider, New Directions Counseling Services specialized in psychotherapy, nutrition counseling and psychiatric services.
Mental Health Conditions We Treat
At New Directions Mental Health, we understand that everyone’s mental health journey is unique. That’s why we offer a full suite of outpatient mental health services to address a variety of mental health conditions. Our team of mental health professionals works closely with each patient to develop a customized treatment plan that addresses their individual needs and goals. Whether you’re seeking support for a specific issue or just looking to improve your overall mental health, we’re here to help.
- Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)
- Autism spectrum disorder
- Bipolar disorder
- Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD)
- Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
- Sleep disorders
- Eating disorders
- Mood disorder
- Perinatal depression
- Postpartum depression
From Our Clients
“During this challenging time they are a wonderful team comprised of caring therapists and prescribers who are able to help those in need.” – Lisa
Care We Provide
We strive to provide comprehensive care and support at New Directions Mental Health. You and your dedicated team can tailor an individualized plan based on your symptoms and comfort level with treatment. Our services include:
Counseling and Therapy
Counseling and therapy play a crucial role in supporting mental health and well-being. At New Directions Mental Health, we offer a variety of counseling and therapy services to help people overcome challenges and improve their overall quality of life. Our team of licensed therapists provides individual, couples, and family therapy, using evidence-based approaches to address a range of emotional, psychological, and behavioral issues. From managing stress and anxiety to coping with trauma and relationship problems, our therapy services are designed to support our clients on their journey to better mental health.
Psychiatry and Medication Management
For some individuals, medication can be a critical component of mental health treatment. At New Directions Mental Health, we offer psychiatry and medication management services to help people achieve optimal mental health and well-being. Our team of licensed psychiatrists and psychiatric nurse practitioners work closely with clients to assess their individual needs and develop a medication plan tailored to their specific conditions. Whether you’re seeking support for a mental health condition or just looking to better manage your symptoms, our psychiatry services are designed to provide you with the comprehensive care and support you need to live your best life.
At New Directions Mental Health, we recognize that nutrition plays a vital role in overall mental health and well-being. That’s why we offer nutrition counseling services to help clients optimize their health through diet and nutrition. Our team of licensed nutritionists works closely with our clients to develop personalized nutrition plans that address their individual needs and goals. Whether you’re looking to manage a specific health condition, improve your overall health, or just eat a more balanced diet, our nutrition counseling services are designed to support you on your journey to better health.
We offer telehealth services for those unable to make it into the office. Our telehealth sessions provide an interactive experience with our clinicians from the comfort of your home.
Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS) is a cutting-edge, non-invasive treatment option for individuals who are struggling with treatment-resistant depression and other mental health conditions. At New Directions Mental Health, we offer TMS therapy as a safe and effective alternative to traditional mental health treatments. Our team of trained professionals delivers TMS therapy using advanced technology to stimulate the brain and improve symptoms associated with depression, anxiety, and other mental health conditions. Whether you’re seeking a safe, effective alternative to traditional mental health treatments or simply looking to improve your overall mental well-being, our TMS therapy services are designed to support you on your journey to better health.
Spravato (Esketamine) is a new and innovative treatment option for individuals struggling with treatment-resistant depression. At New Directions Mental Health, we offer Spravato as a safe and effective alternative to traditional depression treatments. Our team of trained professionals delivers Spravato under medical supervision in a comfortable and confidential setting. Whether you’re seeking a new and effective treatment option for depression or simply looking for a more comprehensive approach to your mental health care, our Spravato services are designed to support you on your journey to better health and well-being.
Meet Our Team at New Directions Mental Health
At New Directions Mental Health, we are proud to have a team of experienced healthcare professionals that are dedicated and passionate about providing quality care. Our staff consists of psychiatrists, psychologists, counselors, nurse practitioners, nutritionists, and administrators, who all work together to create a personalized treatment plan for each client.
At New Directions Mental Health, we understand that mental health is about more than just treating symptoms—it’s about finding balance in life. We strive to create an environment of support, understanding, and respect. Our goal is to provide the highest quality care available so our clients can lead meaningful and fulfilling lives. If you want more information about our services or to schedule an appointment, please fill out this form or contact us at 724.374.7414.