Anne Houston

FOX CHAPEL, OAKLAND AND MONROEVILLE OFFICES

EDUCATION

Anne Houston, LCSW, received her undergraduate degree in Art History from Hobart and William Smith Colleges. She then received her Master’s Degree in Social Work from the University of Pittsburgh.

CREDENTIALS/PROFESSIONAL BACKGROUND

Annie is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Pennsylvania. She has experience as a therapist with children, adolescents, and individual adults. Prior to coming to coming to Allegheny Mental Health Associates, she worked at STAR (Services for Teens at Risk) at Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic where she mainly worked with teens who were depressed and anxious. She also facilitated Intensive Outpatient groups.

SPECIAL INTERESTS

Special clinical interests include relationship struggles, depressive disorders, anxiety disorders, family communication issues, adjustment difficulties, and psychosocial stressors.

MOST IMPORTANT CAREER MOMENTS

Earning her LCSW degree, moving to private practice, and most of all, earning the trust of a client and being a part of the process that is therapy.

THINGS YOU MIGHT FIND ME DOING ON THE WEEKENDS

Walking in her neighborhood or exploring local parks by bike; weeding, planting or transplanting flowers from her sister’s garden; playing with and then wrangling her kids to clean up their toys; reading; cooking; and spending time with family and friends.