Linnea McQuiston, M.Ed., LPC, NCC

Linnea McQuiston has worked in the mental health field for 25 years. She received her MED from Long Island University in 1973 and completed a certificate program at the University of Pittsburgh School of Social Work as a Home and School Visitor . She is a 2004 graduate of the Gestalt Institute of Pittsburgh Two Year training Program for Professionals. During her professional career she has worked in educational systems providing crisis intervention and mental health services, as a drug and alcohol outpatient therapist and as a therapist in private practice. In 2004 she began Care for Caregivers to provide support, guidance, information and referral to both professional and lay caregivers.


Mimi Yablonsky, M.S.Ed., LPC, NCC

Mimi Yablonsky, M.S.Ed., NCC, LPC, is a licensed professional counselor working as a counselor, educator, supervisor, and trainer for individuals, couples, families, and groups in Allegheny County and the surrounding areas. She obtained her bachelor’s degree in psychology from St. Vincent College in 1995; master’s degree in community counseling from Duquesne University in 1999; and is currently a doctoral candidate in the Counselor Education and Supervision Program at Duquesne University. Mimi continues to enhance her clinical skills through trainings and actively seeking certifications; she has completed the primary and secondary certifications in Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy (REBT) at The Albert Ellis Institute in New York, NY and has completed her first year of Gestalt training at the Gestalt Institute of Pittsburgh. She has provided mental health services to children, adolescents, and adults in a variety of settings including: in-home services, foster care homes, consulting within schools, community mental health centers, and group homes. Currently, Mimi operates a private practice located in Squirrel Hill, PA. In addition, she continues to work as an adjunct instructor and clinical supervisor at local universities.