Last updated: 11/10/2020

Gail Niermann, LCSW (412) 897-9915
Last Updated: 11/10/2020
Questions or comments? Email me!Email me

Online counselingOnline counseling

Licensed Clinical Social Worker Compassionate, skilled counselor. 29 years of experience + recent education on newest updates Christian Counseling Available with non- judgemental approach :)

Gender: Female/Female Identifying

Sexual Identity: Heterosexual

Race Identity: White

Languages Spoken:

Are you feeling anxious or depressed? Do you have relationship concerns at work or home? 

Why wait? A free phone consult is available today for information and initial options to address  your concerns :

412 897 9915 cell phone

My practice includes but is not limited  to individuals, couples and families with relationship issues, behavioral concerns, mood changes, (such as anxiety or depression), and/or work stress issues. I  participate with most  insurances such as  UPMC,  HIGHMARK, Aetna, and United Behavioral Health,  Magellan, etc. and some EAP (work related) programs. I have weekend and evening hours and accept credit card payments if you have a co-pay. 

Choosing a counselor that you can relate to is a key step in the healing process so I provide a free initial phone consultation. Feel free to either click on the hyperlink that follows to contact me through HelpPro or call the phone number as follows:

412-897-9915  (Free Phone Consultation) or click on the

  e-mail hyperlink that follows below.


Focusing on:
Anxiety/Panic Disorders Behavioral Problems Career/Employment Concerns Couple or Marital Issues Depression Education/Personal Development Family Issues Grief/Loss Interpersonal Relationships Life Transitions Multicultural Issues Parenting Issues Personality Disorders Phobias Physical Illness/Impairment Postpartum Depression Pregnancy/Childbirth Psychosomatic Sexual Abuse/Rape Spiritual/Religious Concerns Stress Trauma/PTSD Women's Issues Workplace Stress
Also serving:
Addictions/Other (gambling, sex, etc.) Adoption/Foster Care Aging Anger Management Attachment Disorders Attention Deficit (Hyperactivity) Disorder Child Abuse and Neglect Domestic Violence Elder Abuse Immigration/Newcomer Men's Issues Obsessive/Compulsive Disorder Pain Management Sexuality Issues Sleep Disorders
Office and Contact Information
When you contact this provider, please tell her/him that you used HelpPRO.
Questions, difficulties or suggestions about HelpPRO? Please email HelpPRO Customer Service.
Gail Niermann, LCSW
Pittsburgh, PA 15235  

(412) 897-9915

Contact: Gail Niermann

Office Hours:
MonBy appointment
Tue12:00pm – 9:00pm
Wed12:00pm – 9:00pm
Thu12:00pm – 9:00pm
FriBy appointment
SatBy appointment
SunBy appointment
Online Schedule: Schedule
Average wait time for new clients: Not specified

Response Time to Call:
Weekdays: 3 Hours
Weekends: 3 Hours

Access by Public Transportation
Evening Office Hours
Online Therapy (email, live chat, video)
Telephone Counseling
Video Counseling (Zoom, Skype, etc.)
Weekend Office Hours


Years of Experience: 22

PA - LCSW [CW012850]

Credentials and Certifications:
Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW)

Fees and Payment Options
Individual: $130
Couples: N/A
Group: $40
Family: $110

Sliding Scale: Yes

Accept Credit Card: No

Private Insurance or Out of Network: Yes

Free Services:
Brief Phone Consultation
Information & Referral

AETNA (Medicare PPO) HealthAmerica Pennsylvania (PPO)
AETNA (Open Choice) Highmark
AETNA Health Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield (PreferredBlue PPO)
Beacon Health Horizon Behavioral Services
Beacon Health Options Keystone Health Plan Central
Blue Cross Blue Shield Keystone Health Plan West
Blue Cross Blue Shield (Community Blue) Magellan Behavioral Health
Blue Cross Blue Shield (Direct Blue) Managed Health Network
Blue Cross Blue Shield (Keystone Blue) United Behavioral Health (UBH)
Blue Cross Blue Shield (PPO Blue) United Healthcare
Blue Cross Blue Shield (Select Blue) UPMC Health Plan
Blue Cross Blue Shield Federal Employee Program (FEP) US HealthCare
Blue Cross of Northeastern Pennsylvania

Age Groups and Specific Populations (focus areas are bold)
Age groups:
Adults (26-59) Young Adults (18-25)
Adolescents (13-17) Children (6-12) Seniors (60 +)
Specific populations:
Adopted Biracial Caregivers Children of Divorce Chronic Illness Corrections Officers Gifted Grandparents Interracial Families/Couples Step Families
ACOA (Adult Children of Alcoholics) AIDS/HIV+ Cancer Patients College Students Diabetes Disabled Entertainment Industry Immigrants/Refugees Military/Veterans Obese or Overweight Twins
Treatment Methods and Approaches
Theoretical approaches - focus areas:
Behavioral Cognitive/Behavioral Mindfulness Based Approaches Parent Guidance Psycho-Educational Psychodynamic Social Support Spiritual Counseling Transactional Analysis (TA) Transpersonal Psychology Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT)
Other theoretical approaches:
Advocacy Case Management Coaching Contemplative Crisis Intervention Critical Incident Stress Debriefing (CISD) Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) Discernment Counseling Family-Based Treatment (FBT) Feminist Gestalt Holistic Imago Relationship Therapy Information and Referral Integrative Medicine Interpersonal Psychotherapy (IPT) Jungian Long-Term Mediation Meditation/Relaxation Music Therapy Narrative Therapy Parent-Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT) Pastoral Therapy Play Therapy Prevention Psychoanalysis Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy Psychopharmacology Relational Satir Short-Term (Brief Treatment) Systemic Vocational Counseling/Rehabilitation
Methods - focus areas:
Couple/Marital Educational or Psycho-Educational Family Systems Individual
Other methods:
Religious and Multi-cultural Experience (focus areas are bold)
Religious experience:
Buddhist Hindu Jewish LDS/Mormon Muslim
Multi-cultural experience:
African-American Hispanic Irish
Arabic Asian Caribbean Haitian Indian Italian Native American Russian
Professional Associations
National Association of Social Workers (NASW)