Dr. Susan Gurvich

LCPC

About Me

Welcome! If you are looking into Better Help, you are probably struggling with something significant in your life. Finding the right person to help you is essential. If you don't have a good relationship with your counselor, you won't make the progress you are hoping to achieve.

I would like to provide you with some information about me, in order to help you decide if my experience and style is the right match for you.

I am a licensed professional counselor with more than 30 years of experience in behavioral health. I have worked in both hospitals and outpatient settings, with people from all different backgrounds who struggle with a wide variety of challenges. Much of my experience has been working with people who are struggling with depression, anxiety, trauma, caregiving, relationship issues, polyamory, LGBTQ+ and gender issues.

Although it may be comforting to believe that a therapist “has it all together,” the truth is that therapists are people with their own challenges, on their own journeys, just as you are. I am still learning, making mistakes, and moving past them. However, from where I am on my path, I hope to be able to see things on your path that you are unable to see, such as obstacles you are facing and alternatives you could try.

I will treat you with sensitivity, respect, and warmth; first of all by getting to know you as a person, since you are the expert on your own life. You can expect me to walk with you through whatever difficulties you are facing and help you learn more about yourself and the way you interact with the world. Together, we can come up with goals and solutions that are going to work for you.

I can work with you in whatever manner you are most comfortable. I find it helpful to participate in video sessions so that we can read each other’s expressions and nonverbal cues, But I am also available to you via phone and text if that is more comfortable for you. I check messages at least once during each day.

Seeking therapy is not an easy decision to make. I know how hard it can be to find a counselor who you feel a connection with and I would be honored to work with you through this stage of your life.


Specialties

  • Stress, Anxiety
  • Grief
  • Self esteem
  • Depression
  • Coping with life changes
Also experienced in:
LGBT , Relationship issues , Family conflicts , Trauma and abuse , Intimacy-related issues , Anger management , Career difficulties , Bipolar disorder , Compassion fatigue , Aging and Geriatric Issues , Caregiver Issues and Stress , Read more...

Clinical approaches:
Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Hypnotherapy, Mindfulness Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Narrative Therapy, Solution-Focused Therapy, Internal Family Systems

Years of Experience: 20

Services Offered


  • Messaging

  • Live Chat

  • Phone

  • Video

Licensing

LCPC #10180 (Expires: 2023-02-28)


Reviews

These quotes represent just a few of the many positive reviews that we have received for Dr. Susan Gurvich. We don’t pay anyone to provide their review and they are all made voluntarily. Some people's experience receiving therapy with BetterHelp might be different.

Written by J.E. on Aug 04, 2022 after therapy with Susan for 3 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, and compassion fatigue

Great so far! Empathetic and a great listener. Excited to continue therapy with Dr Gurvich

Written by J.E. on Jul 28, 2022 after therapy with Susan for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, lgbt, relationship issues, trauma and abuse, grief, self esteem, career difficulties, coping with life changes, and adhd

Great!!!!

Written by K.R. on Jul 21, 2022 after therapy with Susan for 11 months on issues concerning stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, intimacy-related issues, eating disorders, parenting issues, self esteem, career difficulties, coaching, and adhd

You’re awesome Dr. Gurvich!

Written by K.A. on Apr 27, 2022 after therapy with Susan for 7 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, and grief

Dr. Gurvich has been such a huge help to me. I can't imagine where I would be without her help.

Written by C.H. on Apr 21, 2022 after therapy with Susan for 3 months on issues concerning depression, self esteem, relationship issues, family conflicts, coping with life changes, intimacy-related issues, career difficulties, and compassion fatigue

I feel so safe with Dr Gurvich. She gives me space to process and is there when I need support.

Written by A.N. on Dec 30, 2021 after therapy with Susan for 4 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, lgbt, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, intimacy-related issues, sleeping disorders, and adhd

Dr. Gurvich offers the support I need and even the support I didn't realize I needed. She's been a great resource for me, especially as I'm in a point in my life where I have more questions than answers.

Written by W.I. on Nov 29, 2021 after therapy with Susan for 2 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, addictions, lgbt, relationship issues, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, grief, intimacy-related issues, sleeping disorders, self esteem, anger management, bipolar disorder, coping with life changes, and adhd

I only wish I’d have found Dr Gurvich years ago

Written by S.U. on Nov 06, 2021 after therapy with Susan for 2 months on issues concerning stress, anxiety, relationship issues, trauma and abuse, grief, self esteem, career difficulties, coping with life changes, and coaching

Dr. Gurvich is kind and thoughtful. She pays attention to my goals and concerns and helps me stay focused on what I can do to move forward in meaningful ways to improve my life. I really appreciate being able to work with her on this platform.

Written by P.A. on Nov 03, 2021 after therapy with Susan for 2 months on issues concerning depression, and stress, anxiety

I absolutely love my therapy sessions with Dr. Gurvich! She has shown me unconditional support as I work through some of the trauma in my life and my negative thinking. Dr. Gurvich provides a safe space and helps me celebrate my successes, no matter how small!

Written by L.A. on Sep 11, 2021 after therapy with Susan for 3 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety, and family conflicts

Very easy to talk to and a great listener.

Work with me!