Last edited 03/26/2022

Diana Gil VelezLCAT

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General Expertise





First Session$175
Individual Therapy$175

Types of Therapy

Individual Session


Young Adults (18-24)

Adults (25-65)

Seniors (65+)

Treatment Approaches / Modalities

Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR)


Art Therapy

Expressive Arts Therapy

Training / Certifications

EMDR Practitioner (completed parts 1, 2, and 3)


  • New York, Licensed Creative Arts Therapist, 001391


MS, Art Therapy/Counseling, College of New Rochelle

BA, English/Human Rights, Barnard College of Columbia University

Work History

Diana Gil Velez, MS, LCAT, ATR, LP (permit)(pronouns: she/her/hers) is the founder and primary psychotherapist for Evolve Through Art - Creative Arts Therapy, PLLC since 2012. Diana has 13+ years working in the mental health field in various capacities (e.g., primary psychotherapist, clinical coordinator, adjunct instructor, supervisor, and consultant). Diana is a NYS licensed psychotherapist (LCAT: licensed creative arts therapist), registered art therapist (ATR), and psychoanalyst-in-training (LP permit to practice psychoanalysis in NYS). To help with trauma, she is a trained EMDR therapist.

Frequently Asked Questions About Diana Velez, LCAT

It’s not uncommon to have questions before starting therapy. Diana Velez, LCAT, has answered a few of the questions they receive most often from new clients.

Is Diana Velez accepting new clients?

Yes, Diana Velez is accepting new clients.

Does Diana Velez accept insurance?

No, Diana Velez does not accept insurance.

What types of therapy does Diana Velez offer?

Diana Velez offers therapy for individuals.

Does Diana Velez offer in-person appointments?

No, but people in New York can book Diana Velez for virtual appointments (teletherapy).

Does Diana Velez offer online therapy?

Yes, Diana Velez offers online therapy to people in New York.

How quickly can I see Diana Velez?

Diana Velez typically can speak with new clients within 48 hours. You can see their current availability and request an appointment on their profile page.

What languages does Diana Velez speak?

Diana Velez conducts therapy sessions in English.

Can I book an appointment with Diana Velez online?

Yes, you can easily book an appointment with Diana Velez online using Choosing Therapy’s directory.