Katherine Torres Viruet
She/Her/HersLicensed Independent Clinical Social Worker, LICSW Specialties • Insurance & Fees • Locations
Katherine Torres Viruet is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Rhode Island. She is Bilingual and offers therapy to children, adults and families. Katherine specializes in early child development, behavioral issues, anxiety, depression, chronic stress, burnout, trauma, parenting barriers, life transitions and more.
Katherine has extensive experience supporting clients with complex histories and psychosocial stressors and works at each client's pace to build trust and promote healing. Katherine takes a trauma-informed lens to treatment, utilizing Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and Internal Family Systems (IFS) to fully embrace client’s entire life and experiences. Katherine also combines mindfulness practices, breathwork and meditation to help clients gain greater self-awareness and slowly turn inward. Katherine offers a safe space to heal and allows clients to be authentic and truthful about their experiences.
Katherine received an MSW from Boston University and has worked with clients throughout the lifespan in various settings, including community health centers, department of mental health and provides early childhood mental health consultation to family child care providers.
Katherine is passionate about connecting with individuals and families in her practice and looks forward to building a therapeutic alliance. Katherine is available to support and empower you in your own healing journey.
Anxiety - Coping with excessive worry, nervousness, or stress; intense discomfort in social settings (social anxiety); sudden and intense feelings of panic (panic disorder)
Depression - Providing support and promoting healing of hopelessness, low motivation and energy, sadness, irritability, sleep disturbance, and loss of interest and pleasure in life
Relationship issues - Understanding one’s wants and needs in relationships; exploring patterns of interaction, addressing concerns, and strengthening satisfaction in relationships and dating
Stress management - Strengthening effective ways of coping with the stress of life and change; managing expectations of self and others
Trauma - Coping and healing after threatening or scary events, such as witnessing accidents or experiencing sexual, verbal, emotional, or physical abuse
Complex PTSD (C-PTSD) - Recovering from the impact of long-term, repeated traumatic events, such as emotional abuse and neglect
This provider can support you in getting reimbursement from your insurance company if you are seeking out-of-network reimbursement. Here are the out-of-network billing options they provide:
Frequency of sessions this provider offers to see clients once you are an established client.
Sliding scale available, just ask.
Years of Experience: 6 years
Bradley Hospital Early Childhood Research Center, Early Childhood Mental Health Consultant, 2021 - 2023
Thundermist Health Center, Therapist, 2017 - 2022
Boston University , MSW, 2017
Rhode Island: ISW03125