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Empowering Your Therapeutic Journey

Mindful Matters empowers clients to grow by increasing self-awareness, learning mindfulness skills, and learning new coping skills to heal the heart and mind from painful past experiences.

Olivia Rose Frye • LPC, NCC, ICGC-I

Olivia Frye specializes in emotional and behavioral issues ranging from mild to severe mental health disorders. She is often described as kind, compassionate, empathetic, non-judgmental, ethical, direct, and respectful. Olivia feels privileged and is honored to accompany and empower people on their therapeutic journey of growth and change.

Olivia’s therapeutic training includes Certification in EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing) and is an International Certified Gambling Counselor (ICGC-I).  She is licensed and experienced in providing treatment of Trauma (sexual abuse, neglect, domestic violence, and interpersonal abuse), anxiety, depression, gambling related issues, grief/loss, relationship issues and a multitude of mental health diagnoses.



Lauryn Kalka • LSW

Lauryn is a Licensed Social Worker with a certificate in Child Welfare from The University of Pittsburgh School of Social Work. She has over 10 years of experience working with children, young adults, and families in a variety of treatment settings to meet the client’s need for collaborative care, including
treatment team collaboration and psycho education. Lauryn has helped identify and meet the goals of individuals struggling with trauma, LGBTQ+ needs, populations at risk for self-harm, impulse and attention issues, anxiety and worry, foster care, and a wide range of mental health diagnoses and needs.

Open minded, inviting, kind, and eclectic are all words used to describe Lauryn. She believes in utilizing the beginning sessions to build rapport and trust, which allows for a strong therapeutic relationship. Lauryn prides herself on engaging both the client and family to assist in whole person treatment. She uses many different theories and treatment modalities to help engage clients and families, including but not limited to, Solution Focused, Motivational Interviewing, aspects of Play and Art therapy, behavior modification, and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy.

Lauryn’s most recent trainings have focused on helping individuals with traumatic grief, mental health care for families of gender minority youth, solution focused therapy for trauma survivors, and ethics and boundaries in the digital age. She is committed to helping clients develop short term goals to identify successful long-term solutions. Lauryn prides herself on being adaptable and willing to learn new techniques to meet the specific needs of each client.


Heather L. York LPC, CCTP

Heather specializes in working with adolescents and young adults who may need extra support and guidance as they transition in their education, lives, and careers. She helps navigate independence, responsibility, and healthy choices. Heather also supports adults in recovery and helps them with processing and integrating difficult or traumatic life experiences.

For individuals who are taking the first, courageous step toward therapy, Heather would like to help you develop awareness, improve your relationships, determine your willingness for change, and support you in making successful life transitions. In therapy, she will create a safe and supportive environment of non-judgment, genuineness and empathy to assist you in reaching your goals.


Daneya Lynn LSW

Daneya is a Licensed Social Worker with over 15 years of experience working in the mental health field. She has provided therapy for a variety of clientele, including adults and families and uses an eclectic approach to therapy that is individualized for each client. Daneya pulls from an array of evidence-based therapeutic modalities, including but not limited to psychodynamics, systems theory, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, and Motivational Interviewing. She specializes in treating people experiencing depression, anxiety, sexual addiction, and attachment issues and believes that suffering can often be alleviated by addressing root causes such as childhood trauma, attachment issues, and family of origin wounding.

Daneya feels privileged to help people work toward personal growth and seek emotional fulfillment in their lives, and she strives to provide a nurturing and non-judgmental environment where humor is encouraged. The most important component of any therapy is the professional rapport between client and therapist, so Daneya will spend time getting to know each client and building a collaborative plan about how to work toward clients’ treatment goals. She believes each client is an expert on themselves and seeks to create a welcoming space for clients of all ages, races, sexual orientations, and gender identities.


Kaitlin Kennedy LCSW

Kaitlin is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and studied Social Work at the University of Pittsburgh. Kaitlin has about 13 years of experience working primarily with children and teenagers but also enjoys working with families and adults individually. Kaitlin utilizes behavioral therapy, play therapy, and art therapy techniques when working with youth. When working with adults, Kaitlin enjoys teaching coping skills, discussing relational issues, and helping clients work through traumatic experiences. Kaitlin specializes in treating trauma, issues occurring in childhood and adolescence, and relationship concerns.  Kaitlin is currently working on seeking additional training to treat Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and also has some additional training related to Substance Abuse disorders.

Initial sessions will focus on discussing core topics of treatment, talking about goals, and gaining rapport and trust. Kaitlin’s approach is generally laid back and friendly, but also heavily focuses on problem solving. Sessions will foster a safe and supportive space to help clients work through and resolve concerns holding them back in life.


Mindful Matters offers self-pay options and accepts most insurance.

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We prioritize compassion, empathy, and empowerment to help you make meaningful change. Through trauma-informed therapy and psychoeducation, we mindfully navigate life’s struggles and empower you to grow by increasing self-awareness, learning mindfulness, and developing coping skills to heal the heart and mind.

20 Cedar Boulevard, Suite 200
Pittsburgh, PA 15228

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