Donald Mitch M.A., LPC



Donald J. Mitch, M.A., LPC, is an adjunct professor for the Marriage and Family Therapy department at Seton Hill University. Currently, Mr. Mitch is employed full time with Family Counseling Center where he is the Program Director of the Family Based Mental Health Services department. The FBMHS employs 18 mental health therapists and an assistant supervisor. Mr. Mitch also provides mental health counseling at Family Counseling Center.


Joined Seton Hill: 2008
Hometown: Kittanning
Personal Areas of Interest: I enjoy kiteboarding, camping and use of primitive techniques for fire starting (i.e. hand drill, bow drill, fire saw, etc.), traveling, and a variety of other things.
Academic Areas of Interest: Classes taught: Families and Larger Systems, Multicultural Therapy, and Psychopathology. (Virtual Faculty Academy: Taught the first on-line and hybrid class for the MFT department (2012).


  • M.A., Slippery Rock University
  • B.A., Mercyhurst College


  • Credentialed for Highmark, Keystone Health Plan West, Community Blue, UPMC, Corphealth, Inc. network, CIGNA Behavioral Health, TRICARE, and Magellan-Etna US Health Care.
  • Licensed Professional Counselor (February 2003 to present)
  • National Certified Counselor (October 2002)


  • Developed and implemented the Strengths Based Services Program (2006)
  • Awarded the RFP for the development of the Family Based Crisis program (2011 - present).