Marg Garvila, LCSWR CT, is a Psychotherapist and Certified Thanatologist who has had a private practice in Stone Ridge, NY for 14 years. Marg worked for Hospice, Inc. for 21 years as an educator, group facilitator, counselor and volunteer.
She worked as a counselor and group facilitator for Project Liberty (9/11). Marg facilitated groups for families who experienced a loss of a loved by suicide for Hospice, Inc. as well as for the Mental Health Association. She has worked as a counselor and group facilitator for a hospital Detoxification Unit, counselor for Ulster/Greene ARC and as a hospital discharge planner. She is a member of a Critical Incident Team. She has worked as a 10 year veteran of a hospital patient team, a soup kitchen worker and an Ulster Literacy Tutor.Marg uses eclectic skill building techniques to develop personal power and recognize unhealthy patterns of interaction. Her approaches for treatment are through Behavior Therapy, Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, Psychodynamic Therapy and Family Systems Therapy. Treatment is administered from the Strengths Perspective.
Marg presents her awareness of how Attitude affects our lives:
The longer I live, the more I realize the impact of attitude on life.
“Attitude to me is more important than facts. It is more important than the past, than education, than money, than circumstances, than failures, than successes, than what other people think or say or do. It is more important than appearances, giftedness or skill. It will make or break a company..a church…a home. The remarkable thing is we have a choice every day regarding the attitude we will embrace for the day. We cannot change our past…we cannot change the inevitable. The only thing we can do is play on the one string we have…and that is our attitude. I am convinced that life is 10% what happens to me and 90% how I react to it. And so it is with you. We are in charge of our Attitudes.” -C. Swindoll
To contact Marg, please call (845) 687-2322