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Why Therapy?

Therapy, also known as counseling, can help with a variety of issues related to mental health, emotions, and behavior. Some common concerns that counseling can address include:

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Anxiety and stress
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Stress is a natural response to a challenging situation or event (examples, increased workload, balancing parenting..), while anxiety is a persistent feeling of worry or fear that can be triggered by stress or other factors. Both can have negative effects on mental and physical health if left unmanaged.

Depression and mood disorders

Depression is a type of mood disorder, which encompasses a range of mental health conditions that affect a person's emotional state, such as bipolar disorder, major depressive disorder, and seasonal affective disorder. Mood disorders can impact a person's ability to regulate-manage their mood and can cause significant disruptions in daily functioning and quality of life. Treatment typically involves a combination of therapy and medication.

Relationship problems and conflicts

Relationship problems can arise due to various factors such as poor communication, conflicts, and differences in values or expectations. Therapy can be helpful in addressing these issues by providing a safe and neutral space for couples to express their concerns and work towards improving their relationship. Therapists can also provide tools and techniques for better communication and conflict resolution, and help couples gain a better understanding of each other's needs and perspectives.

Family issues and conflicts

Family conflict can occur due to a variety of reasons, such as differences in opinions, values, or expectations, as well as unresolved past issues. It can have negative effects on family members' mental and emotional well-being, and addressing the underlying issues through therapy or other forms of support can help promote healthier communication and relationships within the family.

Self-esteem and self-confidence

Self-esteem refers to a person's overall sense of worth and value, and can be influenced by various factors such as past experiences, social comparisons, and self-talk. Therapy can help improve self-esteem by identifying and addressing underlying negative thought patterns, developing coping strategies for dealing with self-critical thoughts, and working towards building a more positive self-image through self-reflection and self-compassion.

Career and life transitions

Career and life transitions, such as changing jobs, moving to a new place, or experiencing a major life event, can be challenging and overwhelming. Therapy can help individuals navigate these transitions by providing support, guidance, and tools for coping with stress and uncertainty, clarifying personal values and goals, and exploring potential barriers to success. Additionally, therapy can help individuals develop new skills and perspectives to adapt to change and thrive in their new circumstances.

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Therapy can provide you with a safe and supportive environment to explore your feelings, thoughts, and behaviors. Through therapy, you can learn new coping skills, develop a deeper understanding of yourself and your relationships, and gain the tools to manage and overcome challenges. It is important to note that therapy is not a one-size-fits-all solution. The type of therapy-counseling most effective for an individual may vary depending on their unique needs and circumstances.

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Helping you find Peace within the storm, and Courage to make a Change

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Meet Dr. Piersaint

Tamare P. Piersaint, Psy.D., CRC, LPC, C-DBT, LMHC, QS-MHC
CEO & Owner

Dr. Piersaint is the CEO & Owner of Serenity for Youth & Families, LLC, where she and her team provide behavioral health therapy to children, youth, adults, couples, and families with a vision and hope - “Helping you find Peace within the storm and the Courage to make a Change” of assisting and supporting her clients on their recovery journey.

She has over 15 years of clinical experience working with diverse populations across the lifespan. Dr. Piersaint is a transplant from Pittsburgh, PA, she and her family now call South Florida home. Dr. Piersaint is an Associate Professor in the Clinical Psychology (Psy.D.) doctoral program at Albizu University in Miami. Prior to her role at Albizu, Dr. Piersaint served as a tenured Assistant Professor in the psychology department at Pennsylvania Western University. She is also the founder and former director of L’Union Fait La Force – Haiti in Pittsburgh. 

 

Dr. Piersaint has served as the Assistant Program Director and Program Director for WPIC/UPMC's inpatient psychiatric units; Child & Adolescent units, Bipolar Adult & Award-winning Adolescent units –and providing therapeutic treatment and administrative programmatic support. She has provided therapeutic support and treatment to clients with Mood Disorders, Conversion Disorder, Depressive Disorders, Anxiety Disorders, Psychotic Disorders, Trauma & Stress-related disorders, survivors/victims of Domestic Violence, as well as Substance Use and Personality Disorders, to name a few.

 

In addition to her business affiliations, Dr. Piersaint is involved in various civic and community activities/groups. She has served as a board member on the Immigrant & Internationals Advisory Board at the Allegheny County Department of Human Services (DHS), primarily focusing on the mental health need and access to culturally and linguistically appropriate services to immigrants and refugees. As part of her membership, she has worked with board members on creating the Pittsburgh “Community Blueprint,” has advocated for support to local interpreters to address vicarious trauma, psychoeducation to the immigrant population, among other civically engaged activities. 

 

She is the recipient of the 2016 New Pittsburgh Courier Women of Excellence Award, recipient of the 2020 Young Gifted & Black Award, the recipient of the 2020 Pittsburgh Circle of Courage Award, a recipient of the 2023 City of Lauderhill Proclamation - World Teen Wellness Day, to name a few. 

Meet Dr. Piersaint

Meet the Team

Our team of psychologists, mental health counselors, marriage and family therapists, and speech therapists are highly skilled and experienced in providing a wide range of evidence-based services, including psychological evaluations, behavioral assessments, individual therapy, family therapy, group therapy, clinical supervision, case management, and training services. Our office manager works closely with our clinicians to ensure that those we serve receive excellent service during their appointment. 

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