Donna Toro Psy.D.

Licensed Psychologist

Dr. Donna Toro is a Licensed Psychologist with extensive experience, having started working with patients as part of her graduate training in 1986. She became licensed in 2011 and has since been dedicated to practicing psychology with a focus on helping individuals navigate significant life changes and manage symptoms of mental health conditions.

Age Group:

Adults 18+

Others:

  • Populations Not Comfortable Seeing: Non-verbal ASD; families
  • Language: English

Approach to Treatment:

Dr. Toro’s approach is client-centered, emphasizing cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) to address a range of issues. She focuses on creating a welcoming, kind, and attentive therapeutic environment that fosters emotional safety, allowing clients to openly share their concerns. By listening intently and validating emotions, she works collaboratively with clients to build treatment plans that respect their cultural values and achieve their personal goals. Her practice is dedicated to helping clients increase their self-reflection and develop healthier coping mechanisms for life’s challenges.

The most rewarding aspect of Dr. Toro’s work is the opportunity to assist people during vulnerable times, guiding them to uncover and utilize their strengths, and fostering independence in managing their lives according to their values and goals.

Areas of Specialty:

Dr. Toro is skilled in supporting clients through significant life transitions and in managing mental health conditions. She believes in the importance of understanding each client’s unique perspective and cultural background, tailoring her therapeutic methods to meet individual needs.

Experience:

Dr. Toro has been working with patients since 1986, initially as part of her graduate training. She gained a wealth of experience even before becoming licensed in 2011, working in a variety of settings that provided her with a broad exposure to different psychological conditions and treatment methodologies.

Since obtaining her license in 2011, Dr. Toro has been actively practicing as a licensed psychologist, offering individual therapy to adults. Her practice focuses on cognitive behavioral therapy, but she also integrates other therapeutic approaches tailored to the unique needs of her clients.

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Availability

Available for Both In-Person and TeleHealth Sessions by Appointment