Alternative Counseling provides psychotherapy and hypnosis to individuals, couples, families, and groups, with a focus on balance for physical, emotional, and spiritual health. Alternative Counseling is located in Cornwall, Orange County, New York, in the beautiful and historic Hudson Valley. Therapeutic approaches are directed towards total healing in a holistic sense addressing chronic pain, pregnancy/infertility issues, anxiety and depression among others and utilizes methodologies unique to the individual seeking services.
Reiki, Hawaiian healing arts, MARI/ Mandala techniques, East – West approaches, and Mindfulness, speak to healing the total person.

Who We Are

george-tothGeorge Toth, LCSW-R, CH is a co-founder of Alternative Counseling. In addition to private practice, he is an Adjunct Professor of Family Counseling at Long Island University. He appeared on the Discovery Channel reality TV series American Chopper as a family therapist.

He was Director of Army Community Service, United States Military Academy, West Point, New York. He is author of 3 self help healing books, and teaches holistic classes at Mount Saint Mary College, Desmond Campus. He is on the faculty of the National Guild of Hypnotists and lectures internationally.

Diana Underwood, LMSW, CH is a co-founder of Alternative Counseling. In addition to her private practice, she specializes in Maternal/Child Health and Pregnancy.
She is a Reiki Master.  She is certified in MARI/Mandala assessments, certified in HypnoFertility, and certified in HypnoBirthing.  Specializing in Hawaiian Healing Arts, she blends East-West  education, training, and experience in her healing work.
Specializing in Hawaiian Healing Arts, she blends an East-West holistic educational and work background in healing work. Being a member of a military family and having worked in various military settings adds to her rich tapestry of therapeutic approaches.. She lived and trained in Hawall, Panama, Germany, and New York, in a variety of medical settings. She teaches at Mount Saint Mary College, Desmond Campus, and throughout the world.