Eric James Steininger

Eric James Steininger


Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC Specialties Insurance & Fees Locations
Pennsylvania Accepting Online
Updated February 21, 2024

Specialties & Expertise

  • Anxiety
  • College & graduate student mental health
  • Depression
  • Relationship issues
  • Stress management
  • Work stress

Professional statement

Whether you are really struggling or are looking to grow in a certain area of life, counseling can really be beneficial. Starting counseling, you will experience a warm atmosphere where you will feel free and safe to discuss anything you would like. We will work together to improve areas of your life or challenges that you may be facing.

Eric Steininger is a licensed professional counselor (LPC) and has been in practice for over 7 years. Eric has experience with all different walks of life and ages. Eric has worked with employees of companies and their families across the country and currently works at the University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine as their full-time mental health therapist.

Eric utilizes multiple therapy models but favors Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, and Solution Focused Therapy. Eric has been able to help many people struggling with anxiety and depression or wanting to grow in their professional and personal life. If you are ready to reach your potential, reach out.


Anxiety - Coping with excessive worry, nervousness, or stress; intense discomfort in social settings (social anxiety); sudden and intense feelings of panic (panic disorder)

College & graduate student mental health - Specialized strategies for common issues of young adulthood, including school and career stressors, support around healthy relationships, existential concerns, drug or alcohol issues, eating disorders, and anxiety and/or depression.

Depression - Providing support and promoting healing of hopelessness, low motivation and energy, sadness, irritability, sleep disturbance, and loss of interest and pleasure in life

Relationship issues - Understanding one’s wants and needs in relationships; exploring patterns of interaction, addressing concerns, and strengthening satisfaction in relationships and dating

Stress management - Strengthening effective ways of coping with the stress of life and change; managing expectations of self and others

Work stress - Managing overwhelming stress and expectations; increasing effective ways of restoring and maintaining emotional stability and health; addressing challenging relationships with coworkers and bosses


  • Adults (24+)
  • Couples
  • Teenagers (13-18)
  • Young adults (18-24)


  • Aetna
  • Aetna Student Health Insurance
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Optum
  • UMR
  • UPMC Health Plan
  • United Healthcare

Out-of-pocket fees

  • Individual sessions: $75 (60min)
  • Sliding scale: $60 - $75
  • Couples sessions: $100 (60min)


Online Sessions (Pennsylvania)
Accepting new clients online
Currently Available Times
  • Morning (Before 10am)
  • Daytime (10am - 1pm)
  • Afternoon (1pm - 5pm)
  • Evening (After 5pm)
  • Weekends
Regular Hours
  • Mon 8am-8pm
  • Tue 8am-9pm
  • Wed 10am-9pm
  • Thu 8am-8pm
  • Fri 8am-5pm
  • Sat 8am-12pm
  • Sun Closed

Work and Education

Years of Experience: 9 years

University of Pittsburgh, counselor, 2022 - Present
Lytle EAP Partners, EAP counselor, 2020 - 2022
Christian counseling Associates, Counselor, 2016 - 2022

Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Masters of Arts, 2015
Thiel College, Bachelors of Arts, 2013


Pennsylvania: PC010511