Claire Forsyth

MHC-LP

Claire Forsyth

MHC-LP

Telehealth Available
Professions: Counselor, Psychotherapist
License Status: I'm a therapist practicing under supervision. Supervisor: LCSW-R
Primary Credential: Limited Permit, P111975 - NPI: 09282021688083
Billing and Insurance:

I don't currently accept insurance, but I can provide documentation if clients wish to submit to an insurance company for "out of network" benefit coverage

Fees: -Free 15 minute consultation
-75 minute intake, $150
-50 minute psychotherapy session, $125

These are challenging financial times for many. In an optimal world, money would not be a barrier to receiving mental health support. I am willing to work with you on an individualized sliding scale payment plan to meet you where you are at.
Free Initial Consultation
Evening Availability

Offices

Kingston, New York 12401

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My Approach to Helping

A life absent of any suffering is one that has not been lived. Emotional discomfort related to loss, hardship, and lack of meaning is an intrinsic aspect of what it means to be human and yet, we tend not to be encouraged to explore the uncomfortable sensory experiences tied to suffering. If you are willing, the therapeutic space that we collaborate to create will nurture your curiosity, self-discovery, and mindfulness within a healing environment. Each client that I have the pleasure of working with is approached holistically and through an intersectional lens. I provide nonjudgmental care to clients from all backgrounds.

Liberating shame and promoting self-acceptance is a large aspect of the work that I facilitate. My areas of interest include relationships, anxiety, depression, trauma, mood fluctuations, addiction, identity exploration, and sex therapy. I have immense compassion for each individual and couple that I serve through an integrative interpersonal approach.

The process of finding a therapist can bring up feelings of nerves and discomfort. Today you braced that and I applaud you for it. A strong client-therapist relationship promotes progress and allows for a meaningful connection to occur for the both of us. If you feel like I may be a good fit in guiding you along your path of healing, please reach out.

My Role as a Therapist

You are the expert of your own life. Within therapy, I take on the approach of a fellow traveler as we share together in this experience called life while existing on our own unique paths. My role as your therapist will be to provide you unconditional support within a safe and healing environment that we cultivate together. By each other's sides, we will wade through the barriers and challenges you are experiencing in your life and discover new ways to overcome such struggles. In tandem, we will also celebrate the successes and accomplishments that you reach.

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Services I Provide

  • Creative Arts Therapy
  • Group Therapy
  • Individual Therapy & Counseling
  • Marriage, Couples, or Relationship Counseling
  • Telehealth

Ages I Work With

  • Teens
  • Adults
  • Elders

Industries & Communities Served

  • BIPOC
  • First Responder/Medical Professionals
  • LGBTQ+

Client Concerns I Treat

  • Abandonment
  • Abuse / Abuse Survivor Issues
  • Addictions and Compulsions
  • Adjusting to Change / Life Transitions
  • Anger
  • Anxiety
  • Body Image
  • Breakup
  • Career Choice
  • Caregiver Issues / Stress
  • Communication Problems
  • Depression
  • Divorce / Divorce Adjustment
  • Family Problems
  • Grief, Loss, and Bereavement
  • Identity Issues
  • Isolation
  • LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender) Issues
  • Life Purpose / Meaning / Inner-Guidance
  • Mood Swings / Mood Disturbance
  • Posttraumatic Stress / Trauma
  • Relationships and Marriage
  • Self-Care
  • Sexuality / Sex Therapy
  • Shame
  • Stress
  • Women's Issues

Types of Therapy

  • Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)
  • Contemplative Psychotherapy
  • Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT)
  • Ecotherapy / Nature Therapy
  • Emotion Focused Couples Therapy
  • Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy
  • Existential Psychotherapy
  • Gestalt Therapy
  • Holistic Psychotherapy
  • Integration of different therapy models
  • Mindfulness-Based Interventions
  • Narrative Therapy
  • Person-Centered Therapy (Rogerian Therapy)

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