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Dr John CarossoDr. John Carosso, Psy.D.

  • Licensed Psychologist Certified School Psychologist
  • Graduate Certificate in Applied Behavioral Analysis in Special Education
  • Certified Trauma Professional
  • Graduate Certificate in the Treatment of Dyslexia

Dr. Carosso’s experience in the mental health field dates back to over twenty-five years in a number of capacities including as a Licensed Clinical Psychologist and School Psychologist. He has worked in private, school-based, inpatient, residential, and in-home settings. His specialization is in the evaluation, assessment, and treatment of children and teenagers and, in that regard, he has conducted literally tens of thousands of evaluations with children, and families, of all walks of life. He has also encountered virtually all mental health complexities including within the autistic spectrum, attention deficit, defiance and oppositionality, depression, anxiety and panic, academic problems, psychosis, and delinquency. As part of the evaluation and treatment process, he makes it a priority to help parents obtain a thorough understanding of their child’s diagnosis and suggest ways to manage their child’s developmental needs. Dr. Carosso is available through the Autism Center of Pittsburgh to provide evaluations and consultation as needed.

JudithPicComingJudith McKnight, Licensed Psychologist

Judith McKnight Krynski, MS is a licensed psychologist with over 40 years of professional experience in working with children, families and adults in a variety of settings providing both psychotherapy and evaluations.  She has also provided supervision for other therapists/psychologists and consultation to parents.  Ms. McKnight Krynski completed her Master’s Degree in Child Developmental Psychology at the University of Pittsburgh in 1972 and had all course work completed for a Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology by 1982.  She has been in private practice since 1982 and has continued to be affiliated with a variety of agencies in Western Pennsylvania.  She joined the Autism Center of Pittsburgh when it first opened in 2006.  Ms. McKnight Krynski has evaluated and treated thousands of children through the years.  Her specialty at this point is in evaluating children on the Autism Spectrum as well as children with a variety of mental health problems.  She is an Independent Psychologist for several counties who provide Value Behavioral Health insurance to families and on the panel of psychologist who provide CCBHO insurance for families and children.  She is able to complete initial evaluations and ongoing evaluations for wraparound services for children.

Call 1-855-HOPE360 to schedule.