VIC TORGRIMSEN-COUNSELING- Offices in West Babylon and West 79th Street in New York City




Hello. I’m currently a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, licensed to do Psychotherapy in New York State.

My view of therapy tends to be nonconventional. I do not believe in the “Diagnosis” as much as I believe in helping people find a meaningful way of approaching their lives and being able to “sit” with their emotions rather than thinking of themselves in terms of a “mental disorder”.

Modern Medicine and Insurance companies are “Quick to label” clients,  leaving the individual with a “Text-Book” definition of their struggles.  Fortunately folks are more than a “text-book definition”, and have their own personal life stories which play a major role in defining who they are and how they got to the place where they are at.

I focus on healing and change through insight into ones feelings and past experiences. Many folks talk about “Cognitive Therapy” as being the cure-all. If we could think our way out of problems, change would be easy. There is more that meets the eye when approaching peoples struggles.

I believe spiritual issues can play a part in emotional healing. A good match between client and therapist is essential if psychotherapy is to have a beneficial outcome.

I have been in private practice for over 15 years. My approach is individualized and I frequently meet for an initial consultation so people can get a feel for what therapy is all about.

I generally work best with patients who are motivated to change and who are interested in developing a better idea of how and why they think the way they do. I am also comfortable with patients who have longstanding problems and difficult issues.

Feel free to call to discuss some of your challenges.

Vic

609 Route 109 Suite 1B-1 West Babylon New York………….

175 West 79th Street Suite 1A..New York, New York 10024

Specialties:

Marriage/Couples Counseling
Anxiety
Depression
Grieving
Christian Counseling
Stress Coping
Family issues
Relationships

Fees:

I do accept some insurance plans.(Medicare, Cigna, Empire, Emblem, GHI, NYSHIP, Value Options, Beacon Health, and
some others)

I offer a reduced rate for those struggling financially.

Please feel free to give me a call to discuss your needs

Stay Well…Vic 631 766 7470

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