Katherine  Torres Viruet
Zencare Vetted

Katherine Torres Viruet


Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker, LICSW Specialties Insurance & Fees Locations
Rhode Island Accepting Online
Updated November 6, 2023

Specialties & Expertise

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Relationship issues
  • Stress management
  • Trauma
  • Complex PTSD (C-PTSD)

Professional statement

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.

Message to clients

I believe true transformation is a lifelong journey. I also believe we meet helpers along the way that impact our lives in profound ways. Taking the time to examine your thoughts, feelings and behaviors and the impact on every experience can be a liberating process. I believe cultivating self-compassion and self-acceptance is the foundation of healing. This process can bring clarity and conscious power back into your life. My goal in serving clients is to assure you are seen, heard and supported in a non-judgmental way. If it sounds like a good fit for you, or if it raises any questions, please feel free to reach out.

Creo que la verdadera transformación es un viaje de por vida. También creo que nos encontramos con guías durante el camino que nos impactan de manera profunda. Tomar el tiempo para examinar sus pensamientos, sentimientos y comportamientos y el impacto en cada experiencia puede ser un proceso liberador. Creo que cultivando la autocompasión y la autoaceptación es la base del saneamiento. Este proceso puede devolverle la claridad y el poder consciente a su vida. Mi objetivo al servir a los clientes es asegurar que sean escuchados, vistos y apoyados sin juzgamiento. Si le parace una buena opcion, o si genera una pregunta, no dude en contactarme.


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


  • Adults (24+)
  • Families
  • Young adults (18-24)


  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • United Healthcare

Out-of-pocket fees

  • Individual sessions: $200 (60min)
  • Sliding scale: $175 - $200
  • Initial session: $225 (65min)
  • Couples sessions: $275 (60min)
  • Family sessions: $275 (60min)

Additional session information

Out-of-network billing options

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:

  • Super billing
Payment options
  • Check
  • Credit Card
  • Debit Card
  • PayPal
  • Zelle
Session frequency

Frequency of sessions this provider offers to see clients once you are an established client.

  • Weekly
  • As needed
Therapist's note

Sliding scale available, just ask.


Online Sessions (Rhode Island)
Accepting new clients online
Currently Available Times
  • Morning (Before 10am)
  • Daytime (10am - 1pm)
  • Afternoon (1pm - 5pm)
  • Evening (After 5pm)
  • Weekends
Regular Hours
  • Mon 9:00am-5:00pm
  • Tue 9:00am-5:00pm
  • Wed 11:00am-5:00pm
  • Thu 9:00am-6:00pm
  • Fri 10:00am-3:00pm
  • Sat 10:00am-2:00pm
  • Sun Closed

Work and Education

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




Client testimonials

"Katherine was right on time and was really easy to talk to. I have a hard time opening up so it was great to see!"
- Zencare client • August 2023
"She was very kind and understanding and really guided me through the process, taking time to reflect and check-in with me"
- Zencare client • August 2023
"Super fast reply and very easy to schedue!"
- Zencare client • April 2023
"Katherine was on time for our phone consultation which was thoughtful and concise. I look forward to meeting with her in the near future."
- Zencare client • April 2023
"Such a compassionate and amazing person...immediately began to help."
- Zencare client • March 2023
"She was relatable and very personal able"
- Zencare client • March 2023
"She was soothing, clear, and reassuring about my needs and requests."
- Zencare client • March 2023