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Your Mental Health Doctor in Pittsburgh, PA

Welcome to Stepping Stones Psychiatric Care

Our mission at Stepping Stones Psychiatric Care is to offer high-quality, individualized psychiatric care services to kids, teens, and adults who require behavioral health services. Dr. Muhammad Shaikh, who is board-certified in child and adolescent psychiatry as well as adult care, runs Stepping Stones and provides some of the best healthcare available in Pennsylvania.

Stepping Stones is an inclusive, judgment-free environment where all individuals feel safe and respected regardless of gender, orientation, race, or religion. We are experienced in helping clients in the LGBTQ+ community, including gay and trans youth.

We're currently accepting new patients! Contact us to make an appointment if you're prepared to begin your journey toward better mental health with the best psychiatrist Bridgeville, Pennsylvania has to offer. We are eager to get to know you and support you as you begin your journey.

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World Mental Health Day

We are excited to announce April 7, 2024 is World Health Day. It is an international day for mental health education and awareness. We want to raise awareness of mental health issues around the world and mobilize efforts in support of mental health.


Grand Opening

We are accepting new patients at 90 West Chestnut
Suite 210, Washington PA 15301.

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Psychiatrist for Anxiety, Depression & More

Your Passage to Relief

When we’re focused on our current environment, it's difficult to make time to take care of our mental health in the hope that issues disappear over time. The truth is, it is crucial to seek out help from a qualified mental health professional. Speaking with a qualified provider can give you vital direction, support, and solutions for handling any challenging feelings or circumstances in your life.

Dr. Shaikh and the team at Stepping Stones can help you meet goals such as:

  • Relieving stress
  • Coping with trauma
  • Improving self-esteem
  • Receiving support for addiction
  • Overcoming obstacles in life
  • Addressing your fears

Steps of the process


Contact our staff

Contact us by calling or making an online appointment and verify insurance


complete paperwork

Fill out and complete paperwork online or in-person


Start Your Care

Meet the psychiatrist or therapist for an individualized session

Accessible Mental Health Care in PA

We Accept Insurance & Self-Pay

At Stepping Stones, we proudly accept insurance as well as self-pay. Click to read more about our payment options and reach out to us with any questions.

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