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Victoria Von Berg(She/Her/Hers)

Licensed Clinical Social Worker, LCSW
New York
Anxiety - Depression-Psychotic disorders- Relationship issues-Phobias & fears-Premenstrual dysphoric disorder-

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Professional statement

Mental Diagnostics (NYC) specializes in second opinion diagnostics. If you're seeking a second opinion diagnostic evaluation for adult autism-ASD, ADD, Depression, Anxiety, Bipolar, Substance Use Disorder and Addiction, Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder (PDD) or any other disorder, we invite you to choose Mental Diagnostics.

Receive ESA or psychiatric support animal authorization if you are diagnosed with qualifying mental condition. Evaluation is covered by insurance and the actual letter is at additional cost.

With our comprehensive mental evaluation by our Columbia University NYC trained psychotherapists LCSW, and second opinion diagnostics of your mental health challenges, you’ll unearth renewed confidence, receive possible work and school accommodations, understanding of your challenges and best referral to cutting-edge therapy and medication management.

Message to clients

I want to emphasize the significance of receiving a comprehensive evaluation for any mental health challenges you may be facing. This evaluation serves as a pivotal step in our journey towards understanding and addressing your difficulties and uncertainties. It offers a valuable opportunity to gain clarity and insight into the factors contributing to your emotional struggles, paving the way for effective intervention and support.

Quality evaluation not only sheds light on the nature and severity of your challenges but also provides a roadmap for navigating them. By thoroughly assessing your mental health, we can identify underlying issues, explore potential triggers, and develop tailored strategies to alleviate your distress and enhance your well-being.

Moreover, receiving a quality evaluation can bring a sense of validation and validation to your experiences. It validates the legitimacy of your struggles and underscores the importance of prioritizing your mental health. Knowing that your concerns are being taken seriously and comprehensively evaluated can provide a profound sense of relief and reassurance, instilling hope for positive change and growth.

Ultimately, undergoing a thorough evaluation lays the foundation for our work together, setting the stage for meaningful exploration, healing, and transformation. It signifies your commitment to your own well-being and signifies our partnership in navigating the complexities of your mental health journey. As we embark on this process together, my hope is that you'll feel empowered and supported, knowing that you are taking proactive steps towards a brighter, more fulfilling future.

Work and Education

Columbia University in New York , Advanced Clinical Social Work , 2018


New York: 093697-01


English, Russian, Ukrainian


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

Psychotic disorders - Supporting individuals and families to manage symptoms such as delusions, hallucinations, and agitations while maintaining healthy, supportive relationships

Relationship issues - Understanding one’s wants and needs in relationships; exploring patterns of interaction, addressing concerns, and strengthening satisfaction in relationships and dating

Phobias & fears - Providing techniques and support to overcome intense fear, anxiety, and panic related to specific triggers, such as heights or crowded spaces

Premenstrual dysphoric disorder - Support developing and implementing strategies to cope with extreme emotional distress and mood shifts related to one’s menstrual cycle


  • Adults (24+)
  • Teenagers (13-18)
  • Young adults (18-24)

Locations & Hours


  • Aetna
  • Aetna Student Health Insurance
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Columbia University Student Health Insurance Plan (Aetna)
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • FIT Student Health Insurance (Aetna)
  • NYU Student Health Insurance (Wellfleet / Cigna PPO)
  • United Healthcare
  • United Healthcare Student Health Plan

Out-of-pocket fees

  • Individual sessions:$150 (60min)
  • Initial session:$200 (60min)
  • Evaluation For Work and School $350 (90min)
  • Emotional Support Animal Certification$250 (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
  • Direct billing
Payment options
  • Cash
  • Credit Card
  • PayPal
  • Venmo
  • Zelle