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Larry “Bernie” Bernstein

Contact to set an appointment:

Email: bernsteinlcsw@gmail.com
Phone: (919) 946-0112

Larry Bernstein

Everyone Deserves a Life Worth Living!


Services:

  • Couples Therapy

  • Family Therapy

  • Group Therapy

  • Individual psychotherapy

  • Parent Support & Therapy

Insurance Accepted:  

  • Aetna

  • BCBS

  • Medicare

  • Self-Pay

  • Sliding Scale


Bio

I believe that therapy can help work through those feelings of being stuck or feeling powerless to make changes. I am a strong believer in the power of mindfulness. Through mindfulness, which is a basic awareness of self, we can gain control of unwanted behaviors that cause suffering. A therapist can be the catalyst to help you get there. I believe we can take control of our minds rather than our minds controlling us.  

I do this through the practice of Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT). I use it in my daily practice both personally and professionally. I co-facilitate a DBT group for adults. I have presented at conferences on the topic of DBT over the years.  

I have been trained in many difference modalities including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. I believe in doing what works, which means finding the appropriate therapeutic tools to help alleviate or resolve problems. Therefore, I would best describe my therapy style as eclectic.  

I do extensive work in the area of grief and loss, having worked as a bereavement counselor with Hospice. Presently, I facilitate a group for Survivors of Suicide – people who have lost someone to suicide. I further support this cause by managing an annual walk/fundraiser each year. I am passionate about suicide prevention and awareness.  

My past work experience includes working with addictions and dual-diagnosed clients. I have been a facilitator for a Men’s program affiliated with SAFEchild, a non-profit devoted to protecting children and providing parenting support.  

I work with individuals, parents, couples, families and groups.

Please bring your completed forms to your first appointment.