Loretta “Lori” Gephart, M.A.

011d0a9bfdcc891acf689e985a6420627bd116e774Lori Gephart is a Licensed Psychologist and Neutral Collaborative Coach. She has been the president of North Hills Psychological Associates, Inc., a private psychology practice with 23 clinicians and four locations in the Pittsburgh area, since 1990. She has provided psychological services for the treatment of children, adolescents, adults, couples and families for over 25 years. She currently focuses exclusively on Collaborative Divorce Coaching. Lori was the first mental health professional in Pittsburgh to embrace the role of the neutral coach in the Collaborative Divorce Process.


      As a collaborative practitioner and trainer, Lori educates other professionals about the role of the neutral coach in the Collaborative Divorce Process. Lori presented at the Pennsylvania Psychological Association Convention in 2011 on the Collaborative Process for Resolution of Family Disputes: Role of Psychologists and has participated in offering Basic Training in Collaborative Practice with CLASP since 2011. She has attended the annual conferences sponsored by the IACP since 2011, as well as other advanced trainings.


Areas of Practice:

  • Collaborative Divorce

    • Neutral Collaborative Coach

    • Collaborative Trainer


  • International Academy of Collaborative Professionals (IACP)

    • Former Member of Domestic Violence Task Force (2014)

  • Collaborative Law Association of Southwestern Pennsylvania (“CLASP”)

    • President
    • Former Co-chair of the Training Committee (2013-2014)

  • Founding member of Gateway to Collaboration, a nonprofit corporation established in 2013, dedicated to educating others about the Collaborative Divorce Process

  • Founding member of Collaborative Solutions North

  • American Psychological Association

  • Pennsylvania Psychological Association

  • Greater Pittsburgh Psychological Association

  • NorthAmerican Association of Masters in Psychology

  • National Association of Cognitive-Behavioral Therapists


Please visit my website to learn more – www.nhpa.com