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Psychologist in New York, NY

Dr. Randi Torstenson, Psy.D.

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Clinical Psychologist
We need to feel understood, safe, and supported to create life-long change, and in my practice I work to establish a respectful and warm relationship where this growth and development can occur. I believe each person is capable of tremendous change and view giving the gift of therapy as an honor.

I find by exploring both the past and the present, clients are better able to recognize life patterns which may be affecting their relationships, career, and overall mental health. However, I also believe each person is unique and do not utilize a "one-size-fits-all" approach. Rather, I work with clients in a collaborative manner, and together we establish the direction and pace of our work.

I work with individuals and couples from a variety of cultural, ethnic, and spiritual backgrounds, sexual orientations, and gender identities. Overall, I think you will find my approach open, flexible, affirming, and engaging.

Clients usually begin sessions with a variety of concerns such as depression, anxiety, self-esteem concerns, or problems with romantic and personal relationships. I also work with clients on issues of trauma and past abuse, body image and eating disorders, LGBTQI issues, and women's issues.
Practice Areas
 Counseling / Therapy  Loneliness
 Anger Management  Marriage & Family Therapy
 Anxiety and Panic  Marriage Counseling
 Arts Therapy (Expressive)  Men's Issues
 Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD)  Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
 Body Image Issues  Online / Video / Teletherapy
 Caregiver Issues  Pre and Postpartum Mental Health
 Chronic Illness  Premarital Counseling
 Coronavirus/COVID-19 Issues  Psychoanalysis
 Couples Therapy  Relationship Issues
 Depression  Self Esteem Issues
 Divorce  Seniors and Elder Care Issues
 Eating Disorders  Sexual Dysfunction
 Gay or Lesbian Issues  Stress Management
 Gender Identity / Transgenderism  Trauma and PTSD
 Grief and Loss  Women's Issues
 Life Transitions  Work and Career Issues
Certifications
 Clinical Psychologist  Doctor of Psychology (Psy.D.)
 Licensed Clinical Psychologist (State)  Member, American Psychological Association (APA)
 United Kingdom Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP)
Education/Training
Doctor of Clinical Psychology
The Chicago School of Professional Psychology

Master of Arts in Clinical Psychology
The Chicago School of Professional Psychology

Certificate in Adult Psychodynamic Psychotherapy
The Institute for Psychoanalytic Education at NYU School of Medicine
Memberships
The American Psychological Association
APA Division 39 - Psychoanalysis
APA Division 56 - Trauma Psychology
National Register of Health Service Providers in Psychology
HealthRight Human Rights Clinic (formerly Doctors of the World)
Payments Accepted
Out-of-Network Provider, Sliding Scale
Hours:Weekday Evenings and Sundays
License:017429 New York
Location
67 Irving Place
Sixth Floor
New YorkNY 10003
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