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Behavioral Health Counseling and Psychology at UPMC in Central Pa.

Everyone experiences emotional stress from time to time. When personal or family problems affect your ability to work, your relationships or your overall health, PinnacleHealth Psychological Associates (PHPA)* can help. We work with both individuals and families, and have expertise in treating children, adolescents and adults.

PHPA is a service of UPMC in Central Pa. and is supported by UPMC many resources. Our caring, qualified professionals use the latest therapies and treatment methods to help you. You will receive comprehensive psychological care at PHPA through our range of programs and specialties.

Our staff consists of licensed:

  • Psychiatrists
  • Psychologists
  • Professional counselors
  • Clinical social workers

Our goal is to assist you in finding positive, productive solutions to your concerns. Your therapist will take the time to assess your needs and design a tailored, comprehensive treatment plan to assist you with reaching your goals.

Comprehensive Services

We offer individual cognitive-behavioral psychotherapy, supportive psychotherapy, and psychiatric services that include consultation, evaluation and medication management.

Our specialties include:

  • ADHD in children/adolescents
  • ADHD in adults
  • Addiction issues
  • Individual anger management
  • Autism spectrum disorder
  • Bariatric surgery evaluation
  • Cancer support
  • Counseling and psychiatric services for children/adolescents/families
  • Individual adult issues
  • Eating disorders
  • Fertility issues
  • Gay and lesbian issues
  • Senior adult issues
  • HIV issues
  • Marital or relationship issues
  • Men's and women's issues
  • Mood disorders (e.g., depression, bipolar, anxiety)
  • PTSD or trauma issues
  • Substance abuse secondary to depression and/or anxiety
  • Postpartum depression and anxiety
  • Psychological evaluations for transplant recipients and donors

Telephone Number

For information or to make an appointment at our Harrisburg location please call us at 717-231-8360.

To make an appointment at our Mechanicsburg location please call us at 717-988-9460.

Office Hours/Appointments/Locations

For your convenience, PHPA offers day and evening appointments, Monday through Friday, at three locations: Brady Building, 205 South Front Street, 5th floor, Harrisburg, 1000 Bent Creek Blvd., Suite 10, Mechanicsburg, and 2647 Carnegie Road, York.

  • Office hours are from 8:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. in Harrisburg and Mechanicsburg and to 9 p.m. in York.
  • Emergency services are available 24 hours a day

Limited hours are also available at our Camp Hill Office in the Family Care Center of Camp Hill: 4400 Carlisle Pike, Camp Hill, PA 17011.

PHPA strives to meet each individual's appointment needs. In return, we ask for a minimum of 24 hours’ notice in the event an appointment must be canceled or rescheduled.

*Please note: PinnacleHealth Psychological Associates does not accept any medical assistance (Medicaid) at this time. 

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