A Bit About Me
Hi and welcome! My name is Virginie Petrus and I'm a Mental Health Counselor in the state of New York. I attained a bachelor’s degree in psychology at SUNY Oneonta and a master’s degree in mental health counseling at Nyack College. My therapeutic style is eclectic. I enjoy utilizing tools and theories from family systems theory, CBT, DBT, Attachment theory, as well narrative exposure therapy for trauma informed care. As a therapist, I aims to create a warm and welcoming space for individuals to receive support and to achieve one’s goals. My work experience includes providing care to individuals in settings such as supportive housing, mental health clinics, as well as none-for-profit agencies. I also have an extensive history working with people of color, teens, families, adults, older adults, individuals struggling with substance use as well as veterans. As an advocate for prioritizing self-care; I enjoy taking time off to power lift weights in the gym, tend to my plants, as well as cook recipes from different cultures. As the proud owner of all things mental health care; I hope you learn new tips and tricks on how to maintain your mental health as you explore my website.