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Zencare Review 2024: Cost, Pros & Cons, & Is It Right for Your Practice?
Zencare offers some great benefits including professional photo and video services to develop profile content, optional EHR features, a large, active community of young therapy seekers, and hands-on customer service.
The Best Online Therapy for Anxiety of 2024
Zencare’s user interface is easy to navigate, there are a variety of filter options (including the ability to filter for a therapist who treats anxiety), and the thorough vetting process makes finding a provider who can address anxiety much easier. Since it's an online therapy directory rather than an online therapy company that matches you with a provider, you have full control over who you choose.
Best Therapist Directories: Where to List Your Practice in 2024
Zencare offers the most comprehensive marketing package available, with robust marketing and EHR features, as well as professional photos.
Best Online LGBTQIA+ Counseling
Finding a couples therapist can be tricky since it requires managing two people’s therapist preferences. Zencare is a therapy directory that offers plenty of ways to filter your search to find affirming, schedule-accommodating counseling.
13 Best Grief Counseling Services You Can Find Online
Zencare is a therapist directory that lists many different providers with a variety of specialties and services offered, including treatment for grief and loss. You can filter results to therapists who specialize in grief and find a therapist who is accepting clients in your area.
11 Divorce Counseling Services We Recommend For Parents and Kids
Being a teenager is complicated enough; parents going through a divorce can make this age even tougher. If you’re the parent of a teen who may be struggling during your divorce—or if you just want to be proactive about their mental health—finding a qualified therapist for them can be one more daunting task on an already tall stack. Enter Zencare, a therapist directory with nationwide coverage that makes it easier to find a therapist for your family’s specific needs.
12 Best Eating Disorder Therapy Services You Can Find Online
Zencare strives to provide inclusive mental health care for a variety of mental health concerns, including eating disorders. We appreciate its detailed search filters that can help you find a CBT therapist who specializes in eating disorders.
Best Online Therapy That Takes Insurance of 2023
Zencare is a free online directory of diverse, qualified mental health care providers with a particular focus on inclusive care. You can filter your search for providers who take your insurance and are of a specific identity or culture.
Best Online Therapy
Founded by two BIPOC women, Zencare strives to create an inclusive space for patients who seek mental health care. The directory helps patients find a culturally sensitive therapist who fits their specific mental health needs.
Best Online Couples Counseling
Zencare offers an extensive network of diverse practitioners with whom BIPOC therapy-seekers can connect. Plus, it lists therapy groups in addition to therapists, which can be helpful for people seeking extra support around relationship challenges.
Best Online Divorce Counseling
Zencare lets you filter your search by the type of care you need (individual, couples, etc.) and the providers licensed in your state, with an emphasis on culturally competent care. Searches can be further filtered by the therapist’s identity and specialization, allowing clients to choose a therapist who shares their ethnicity or background and who specializes in divorce.
Best Online OCD Therapy
Zencare is an online therapy directory that aims to streamline the process of finding a therapist. Its bright interface with distinct search filters and rigorous vetting system brings a sense of ease when navigating the trenches of finding a provider. You can filter your search to find therapists and psychiatrists who specialize in treating OCD.
Interview with Zencare's founder
Zencare was born out of my own personal struggle to find a therapist. Existing directories didn’t allow for nuanced searches and information posted was often out of date or inaccurate. After going through an overwhelming and discouraging process and still not being able to find the right fit, I started Zencare to simplify that process for other therapy seekers.
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Tech firms enter the business of campus mental health care
For longer-term care, college counseling centers often refer students off-campus, but the list of therapists can be extensive, appointments difficult to make, and fee information out of date. Zencare allows them to search for therapists online, based on insurance, care needs, preferences for a gender, language, expertise, and approach.
New website takes the guesswork out of finding a therapist
Zencare is Yelp meets online dating. Each therapist makes a short video in which they introduce themselves and talk about their interests and therapy methods. If the viewer is interested, they can schedule a time online for a phone consultation prior to booking an in-person appointment. The phone consultation also allows people to connect to many therapists over a short span of time.
Inventive Help For Mental Health One College Student Would Suggest To Another
Because she used Zencare, she knew what to expect when she got to her new therapist’s office. “I knew what the building and waiting room were like, and I knew what she looked like because I saw it on Zencare,” Pastro said. “So when she walked out of the door, I thought to myself, ‘Yes, that’s her. I’m here to meet you.'”
The ‘Power of a Really Good Therapist’: How Zencare Makes Finding One Easy
On each therapist’s page is a video and other information, which keeps the guesswork out of the hunt. When they find one, they can then also schedule an initial free, five- to 10-minute appointment directly from the profile. The call is a chance for potential patients to ask the therapist questions about fees and style, as well as to get a feel for the professional over the phone.
On Our Minds: Finding a Therapist is Easy with Yuri Tomikawa and Zencare
She hopes to normalize conversations about mental health so that more people feel comfortable seeking therapy. And with an increased demand for therapists, we’ll hopefully see the number and diversity of therapists growing as well, continuing a positive cycle and encouraging even more people to take care of their mental health.
An Interview With Zencare Founder Yuri Tomikawa
In honor of mental illness awareness week, we had a sitdown with the 27-year-old founder of Zencare, Yuri Tomikawa. Zencare is a website that helps millennials find their ideal talk therapist. Students can check off-campus therapists’ availability, browse photos, and videos, and book a free initial call directly on the website to find a good fit!
Zencare Connects People to Mental Health Services
Tomikawa, who moonlights as a web designer, thought there had to be a better way — especially for millennials, who are more apt to ask Google for a referral than a friend. In February of 2015, alongside a team of student advisers from Brown University, Tomikawa launched Zencare, a clean, distraction-free — read: zen — website featuring detailed profiles of local mental health care professionals.
A Brown Grad Works to Connect Patients with Providers
Finding a therapist often includes days of rifling through listings, sending emails and playing phone tag. Zencare, a company founded by Brown graduate Yuri Tomikawa, aims to connect patients with therapists in a shorter, smoother and much more “zen” way.
Zencare connects students with Boston therapists
Zencare provides users with introductory videos for participating therapists, keeps listed therapist availabilities up-to-date and uses a phone consultation system where clients can schedule times for clinicians to call them.