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Vicky Travis is an LMSW, Licensed Masters of Social Work who has been in practice for over 25 years in New York. She got her LMSW degree from Adelphi Universityon Long Island. Vicky continued her training at the Long Island Consultation Center and the Center for Modern a Psychoanalytic Studiesin Manhattan. More recently, Vicky trained with the Gottman Institute
Vicky uses an integrative approach to treatment including psychodynamic and some psychoanalytic principles and as well as cognitive therapy depending on the situation. Her focus is to help clients better understand themselves explore what isn’t working and help create new ways to have a life that is satisfying and gratifying..
Vicky listens carefully to what is being discussed. She tries to create an environment where exploration can occur and change happen. Life these days is very challenging and having someone who you can share your inner thoughts with, and feel safe is key.
Vicky specialty is loss and bereavement. Whether it’s a sudden loss of someone who has died in a traumatic situation like a car, accident or gun violence, the loss of a pet, the loss of a job the loss from divorce, all of the situation’s can cause depression, and anxiety. how each of these losses may vary as far as impacting the processing of the grief and moving through the pain and dealing with mourning. Each situation needs to be addressed with thoughtfulness and emotional availability providing a safe protected environment something which is fundamental in Vicky’s practice.
The goal of therapy is to be able to cope better with what life brings our way. To be able to have our feelings or deal with the situation’s in a constructive way.
Depression - Providing support and promoting healing of hopelessness, low motivation and energy, sadness, irritability, sleep disturbance, and loss of interest and pleasure in life
Loss and Bereavement - Working with individuals and couples when there has been a loss of a family member, a spouse, a sibling or a family pet causes great sorrow . Readjustment after loss is challenging, and the need to re-calibrate emotionally can add to the burden of not having that person part of your life.
Attachment issues - Development of effective relational and communication skills; insight into family attachment patterns;fostering healthy family relationships.
Caregiver stress & support - Coping with anxiety, stress, fatigue, and burnout related to caring for a loved one; balancing the needs of others with one's own needs and health
Aging related concerns - Coping with memory loss, loss of independence, and other physical and/or mental impacts of aging. May include support for family or caregivers and resource planning for changes in living situation.
Dating - Exploring one’s thoughts and beliefs about dating and the values that one brings into the dating world; processing through the ups and downs of meeting new people and starting or ending relationships
Victoria Travis is not in-network with any insurances.
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I feel one’s mental health is key to living a satisfying life. I am open to discussing the fee and find an amount that works for you.
Years of Experience: 41 years
Self Employed , Individual Couples and Group therapy , 1990 - Present
Pro Health , Social Worker in Pain Management,Ran bereavement groups, 2010 - 2016
ADelphi University, LMSW, 1981
New York: 029321