Susan Grathwohl Dingle, LCSW, CASAC, Clinical Social Work/Therapist in Southold
You are pro-active, and insightful enough to know when to seek support. A situation may feel like a crisis, but maybe what's needed is a way of re-framing the situation. An apparent crisis might contain a challenge, an opportunity for growth...if only you could find some clarity, explore the ambivalence, handle the uncertainty. You would like to talk with someone who listens deeply and offers a fresh perspective. You're ready to consider self-knowledge as a journey, but you'd like someone to help you set the right course.
I specialize in providing solution-based therapy using an eclectic, evidence-based approach derived from CBT, DBT, Motivational Interviewing and mindfulness. The client's goals focus the direction of our work. My approach is holistic, using creative strategies to address family of origin issues, including alcoholism, abuse and trauma.
My approach has benefited people who are at a turning point in their lives. My clients have grown in confidence and courage, and have been able to accomplish their goals quickly by learning how to create new possibilities for action where previously they had felt blocked.
Call or Email Susan Grathwohl Dingle for a free phone consultation now - (631) 496-2075

Qualifications

  • Years in Practice: 10+ Years
  • School: SUNY Stony Brook
  • Year Graduated: 2008
  • License No. and State: 079159 New York

Finances

  • Avg Cost (per session): $90 - $150
  • Accepted Payment Methods: Cash, Check

Additional Credentials

  • Certificate: OASAS/CASAC
  • Certificate Date: 2008

Susan Grathwohl Dingle's Groups

Writing for Recovery

Writing connects us with an inner source of well-being, and enables our voices to be heard. Led by a therapist who is also an experienced poet, this small experiential group will feature writing prompts, timed exercises and the joy of creativity shared.

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Adult Children of Recovery Play Group

In this small experiential group, Adult Children of Alcoholics will discover creative writing and collage as practices to free the inner child and grow in self-knowledge and compassion, while sharing with others in recovery.

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Self-Care for the Caregiver

This small group will offer support to caregivers by providing a safe space to discuss concerns, and practice self-care strategies such as mindfulness, meditation and creative writing. All ages welcome.

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Specialties

  • Alcohol Abuse
  • Trauma and PTSD
  • Codependency

Issues

  • ADHD
  • Addiction
  • Adult Children of Alcoholics
  • Anxiety
  • Career Counseling
  • Coping Skills
  • Divorce
  • Domestic Violence
  • Emotional Disturbance
  • Family Conflict
  • Grief
  • Life Coaching
  • Life Transitions
  • Marital and Premarital
  • Parenting
  • Peer Relationships
  • Relationship Issues
  • Self Esteem
  • Spirituality
  • Stress
  • Substance Abuse
  • Women's Issues

Mental Health

  • Elderly Persons Disorders
  • Impulse Control Disorders
  • Mood Disorders
  • Personality Disorders

Sexuality

  • Bisexual
  • Gay
  • Lesbian

Client Focus

Ethnicity: African-American, Other Racial or Ethnic Background
Religious Orientation: Christian

Age

  • Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
  • Adults
  • Elders (65+)

Categories

  • Bisexual Clients
  • Cancer
  • Gay Clients
  • HIV / AIDS Clients
  • Lesbian Clients
  • Transgender Clients

Treatment Approach

Treatment Orientation

  • Coaching
  • Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
  • Creative Writing
  • Dialectical (DBT)
  • Eclectic
  • Expressive Arts
  • Feminist
  • Mindfulness-based (MBCT)
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Psychodynamic
  • Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)

Modality

  • Individuals
  • Family
Last Modified: 28 May 2017
Susan Grathwohl Dingle, LCSW, CASAC, Clinical Social Work/Therapist in Southold

Susan Grathwohl Dingle

Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, CASAC