First of all, bravo on taking the first step in reaching out for help! The fact that you are doing a search for a psychologist in your area is the first step to getting better, and it is a big one so congratulations on starting your journey.
Welcome to Pinellas Psychology Associates, we're glad you're here. We are a group of licensed psychologists offering counseling, therapy and evaluation services in St Pete, Clearwater and the greater Tampa Bay area.
Simply put, we help people improve their lives, fix their relationships, and reduce their suffering.
Some problems are just too big to solve on your own. Therapy can help you recognize, understand, and change the troublesome feelings and behaviors. Our St Pete psychologists will listen without judgment, and help you get to the root of what's going on. We'll help you learn skills to break free of the grip your mood has on your mental and physical well-being.
Our team of counselors in St Petersburg is ready to help so contact us for a free 15 minute phone consultation.
Pinellas Psychology offers exceptional counseling services to assist children, teens, adults, couples & families. We seek to share genuine compassion and effective strategies. Whether you come to us as a parent, teen or child, we offer a safe, judgment-free space where you will receive emotional support and guidance to help you move forward in life.
Our goal is to help you discover and strengthen your natural ability to relate and share, thereby gaining the insight and strength necessary to tackle whatever life throws your way and achieve the emotional health you and your family deserve.
Our specialties include:
- ADHD / Oppositional Defiance
- Anger Management
- Anxiety & Fears
- Children with Special needs
- Depression / Mood swings
- Family / Parenting
- Obsessive Compulsive Thoughts
- Panic Attacks
- Personal Growth / Self-care /Self-compassion
- School Issues
- Relationship Issues
- Personal & Family Adjustments
- Stress Reduction
- Trauma & PTSD
- Women's Issues
Are You Ready to Begin Counseling?
Through therapy, there is always a way to address the issues you face. A therapist can help you learn coping strategies to use both right now and in the future. We are here to help you learn to live as your most authentic self. Call today to be matched with an expert therapist to help you on your journey of healing!
WHO WE AREPinellas Psychology Associates is a group therapy practice located in the St Pete, Florida. The psychologists at Pinellas Psychology specialize in treating children, adolescents, and adults, as well as couples and families using various individualized treatment approaches. To learn more about our team, please visit the "about" section to see their individual bios to see who is the best fit for you. We are excited about the opportunity to help you!
Meet Our Staff
Dr Brett Stone, PhDHello, I’m Dr. Brett Stone, Psychology Resident at Pinellas Psychology Associates. I am most passionate about having others find the internal resources within themselves to lead a life that they identify as fulfilling, as well helping to see what purpose their struggles serve for their growth. I’m a strong believer in using a problem solving Read more
Dr. Patty Russo, Psy.D.Hi, I’m Dr. Patty Russo and I help children, teens, and families who are looking for support with life’s difficulties and creating positive changes. I have a passion for working with elementary through high school ages where the terrain may feel overwhelming and even somewhat uncharted, especially growing up in this world of technology and Read more
Kim Kirchoffer, S.S.P.Hi, I’m Kim Kirchoffer and I am a certified school psychologist who specializes in providing comprehensive psychological evaluations, inclusive of learning evaluations, behavioral evaluations, gifted testing and evaluations for college testing accommodations. Additionally, I have the skills to advocate for families who are seeking evaluations for 504 plans or IEP assistance. I have 20 years Read more
Dr. Elizabeth MagroHi, I’m Dr. Elizabeth Magro and I serve individuals and families who are looking for support and relief from life’s struggles. Whether it be family conflicts, challenges of divorce, depression, anxiety, parenting stress, or behavioral problems, I give people the tools they need to resolve difficult situations and achieve happiness and stability. I value taking Read more
Dr. Samantha Brustad, PsyDHello. I’m Dr. Samantha Brustad and I strive to help children, adolescents and their families reach their full potential. While every family has positive qualities, unique to you, life stressors and changes may cause disorganization, and feelings of stress, hopelessness, and hostility between family members. Whether the cause of the distress center around a recent Read more