Parakleseos LLC

Options: Vision, Mission and/or Purpose of Organization

Parakleseos LLC offers individual, marital, and family psychotherapy, as well as psychologic testing. Individuals of all ages are treated, from preschoolers with behavior problems to centenarians. Services are provided from a Christian perspective. The name of the practice (Parakleseos) is the Greek word meaning to encourage, comfort, console, advocate, and support. It is the same word from which Paraclete, a Biblical name for the Holy Spirit, is derived.

History of Organization:

Dr. Flannick is a licensed psychologist with full-time experience as a mental health practitioner dating to 1977. In addition to his work as a clinician, from 1999 to 2014 he was appointed Assistant Professor of Psychology at Franciscan University in Steubenville, Ohio. Publications include a textbook on child and adolescent development (sixth edition published 2013); a chapter on schizophrenia in three editions of a book for primary care physicians; and research conducted with two physician co-investigators related to weight management. Since 2003, Dr. Flannick has helped many individuals of all ages overcome psychiatric difficulties through psychotherapy and natural biologic interventions, completely avoiding the need for potentially dangerous and addictive psychotropic medication in the significant majority of cases.

Options: Accreditations and Licenses

Dr. Flannick is licensed to practice psychology in the state of Pennsylvania.


Key Leaders

Name* Title/Description (Executive Director, Vice President, etc.) Phone Number 1 Phone Number 2 Fax Number Email Address
Dr. James Flannick Principal / Clinical Psychologist (724) 775-7755

Contact Information

Contact Person(s)

Name* Title/Description (Intake Specialist, Secretary, etc.) Phone Number 1 Phone Number 2 Fax Number Email Address
Dr. James Flannick Principal / Clinical Psychologist (724) 775-7755

Contact Phone Numbers

Number* Title / Description (Telephone, Toll free, Fax, etc.)
(724) 775-7755

Contact Emails

Email* Title / Description (Director, General, Intake, etc.) Principal / Clinical Psychologist

Web Addresses

Website* Title / Description (National, Local office, etc.) local office

Primary Address


1413 Third Street
Beaver, PA 15009
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Services Provided

Service Description

  • Parakleseos offers behavioral health rehabilitation services (BHRS), more commonly called "wraparound", from a Christian perspective for children and teens with behavioral and autistic spectrum disorders.

Available Hours

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday

Fees/Cost for Services

Most individuals with health insurance (including Highmark and UPMC) receive care for a small co-pay. Those without insurance can avail themselves of financially-attractive packages of services; for example, five visits are $450, and ten visits $725. Although some individuals need long-term care, most can complete their therapy in ten visits or less. The nutritional supplements typically prescribed by Dr. Flannick cost less than $1.00 per day (Dr. Flannick does not sell any supplements).

How to Access Services or Schedule Appointments

call the office, or e-mail Dr. Flannick

Handicap Accessibility


Languages Spoken or Available

English only

Speaker Available


Volunteer Use


Volunteer Need


Thank You To Our Sponsors

We are grateful to our many partners who provide financial and operational support.