Dr. Deborah Gilman

Therapeutic Approach

Dr. Gilman is a licensed psychologist, child specialist, coach, and dynamic speaker. 

Dr Gilman has special expertise working with children, adults,  families, schools, businesses, communities, and other organizations  impacted by trauma. 

Dr. Gilman provides you, your children, and family a safe, supportive environment in which to learn more effective ways of managing confusing or upsetting emotional states and to learn new ways of viewing and interacting with the world.

Dr. Gilman tailors therapy to the specific needs of each individual's situation incorporating some combination of the following: Cognitive Restructuring, Relaxation skills,  Assertiveness skills, Emotion and behavior regulation skills, Healthy lifestyle habits, Improved behavior patterns, Improved self-worth, Relationship skills, Resolution of painful emotional experiences linked to traumatic events, Organizational and Learning Strategies, Play & Art Therapy.

Her goal is to foster growth and insight for healthy psychological development.  


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Insurance Policy

You are responsible to check your plan benefits for coverage. I accept the following insurance plans: HIGHMARK, UPMC, CIGNA, AETNA, MH NET, HEALTH AMERICA, OPTUM, UNITED HEALTH CARE

*Sorry, I cannot accept medicare or medicaid*

Self-pay discount rates may be available


Dr. Gilman just returned from Seattle Washington where she presented along with college Lisa Standish, Esq. at the International Academy of Collaborative Professionals

Healing the Helpers: Understanding and Overcoming Compassion Fatigue