Viaggio Virtual Counseling & Wellness, LPC/LCSW
About Viaggio Virtual Counseling & Wellness
We get it! Life is stressful right now. At Viaggio Counseling & Wellness, we aim to create a space that feels like a destination—an oasis where you are able to relax, unwind, and be yourself with a trusted, experienced professional! We are teletherapy experts with over 5 years of experience with online counseling! Chat with us securely via messaging, video, and phone!
We are here to help you manage life's daily stressors that come from relationships, work, family, and difficult past experiences.
Nichole Sakmar, LPC is a Pittsburgh-based therapist who is licensed to practice in the entirety of Pennsylvania; as well as Montana, Minnesota, West Virginia, and Delaware thanks to the accessibility of teletherapy! Nichole specializes in providing therapy to women who are working to balance the various demands of life such as being a professional, a mother, and a wife, and a woman. She also has worked with adolescents extensively as the supervisor of an intensive outpatient program and will apply those skills to her work with adolescents via teletherapy. Nichole's clients would tell you that she is warm, upbeat, and reality-based. She will be real with you and help you process emotions in a down to earth way.
Brianna Weber, LCSW is also a Pittsburgh-based therapist who is excited to be able to provide services to the entire Pennsylvania region virtually! Having a background in working in a rape crisis center, she specializes in treating survivors of traumas and sexual assaults. She also enjoys working with clients who are in a transition period of life--be it a new job opportunity, entering parenthood, getting a divorce, etc. Brianna prides herself on being open-minded and an ally. She is comfortable and experienced talking about sexuality, sexual traumas, and LGBTQ issues.
We are two licensed professionals that are here to provide support, hope, and encouragement. We have a shared approach of compassionate and client-focused therapy. We both believe that a strong therapeutic alliance is integral for a successful outcomes--which is why we aim to have sessions be approachable and relaxed. We are your partners on this journey!
Starting counseling can be scary and takes a lot of courage! What an amazing way to invest in yourself! As professionals, we aim to provide an environment where you feel heard, respected, and you look forward to your next session. Our goal is to relate to you as a person, while using our skills and expertise to help you move forward in the best way possible!
SpecialtiesAnxiety, Relationship Issues, Women’s Issues
Age Group FocusAdults
Treatment ApproachesCognitive Behavioral (CBT), Emotionally Focused, Feminist, Integrative, Interpersonal, Relational, Solution Focused Brief (SFBT), Person-Centered Therapy
IssuesAnxiety, Child or Adolescent, Coping Skills, Depression, Family Conflict, Infidelity, Parenting, Relationship Issues, Self Esteem, Sexual Abuse, Transgender, Trauma / PTSD, Women’s Issues