Polly Mortensen

LMHC, CRC

Polly Mortensen

LMHC, CRC

Professions: Mental Health Counselor, Other
License Status: I'm a licensed professional.
Primary Credential: Licensed Mental Health Counselor

Offices

Goshen, New York 10924

My Approach to Helping

I believe in the strength and resilience of the human spirit. We all have times in our lives when we encounter difficulties and need a supportive person to help guide us back to a path of healing and growth. Maybe you've experienced a recent event in your life and you are not sure how to cope with it. Or maybe something has been bothering you for quite a long time and you feel like now is the time to talk to somebody about it. I can help you find that inner strength you have so you can discover just how resilient you truly are.

In addition to mental health counseling, I have worked in the field of rehabilitation counseling in both New York and Florida for 14 years. As a Certified Rehabilitation Counselor, I understand the challenges that people with disabilities face. It has been my privilege to have played a role in counseling hundreds of individuals with unique ABILITIES in their journey toward self-sufficiency and success. Let's work together to show the world just what you are capable of!

As a vocational counselor, I am well-versed in educational and career coaching. Whether you are a transitioning high school student or an adult making a career change later in life, I can help you discover the potential within you and help you make the vocational and educational choices that are best for you.

My approach is warm and friendly and I draw from life experience, Eastern philosophies, mindful-based practices, and solid counseling theories to help you overcome whatever may be holding you back. I look forward to getting to know you.

Services I Provide

  • Coaching
  • Individual Therapy & Counseling

Ages I Work With

  • Teens
  • Adults
  • Elders

Languages

  • English

Groups I Work With

    LGBTQIA+, Racial Justice Allied, Immigrant Allied

Client Concerns I Treat

  • Abuse / Abuse Survivor Issues
  • Academic Concerns
  • Adjusting to Change / Life Transitions
  • Anxiety
  • Career Choice
  • Codependency / Dependency
  • Depression
  • Developmental Disorders (Autism, Aspergers, etc.)
  • Disability
  • Gender Dysphoria
  • Grief, Loss, and Bereavement
  • LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender) Issues
  • Life Purpose / Meaning / Inner-Guidance
  • Midlife Crisis / Midlife Transition
  • Posttraumatic Stress / Trauma
  • Self-Love
  • Women's Issues
  • Young Adult Issues

Types of Therapy

  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT)
  • Mindfulness-Based Interventions
  • Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT)

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