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Cook Counseling and Consulting Inc.Group practice

Group practice
FloridaAlabamaOhio
Anxiety -Borderline personality disorder- Depression- LGBTQIA, gender, & sexuality topics- Stress management- Trauma-
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Practice Information

Cook Counseling and Consulting Inc. is a group of highly trained professionals providing mental health services based in Columbus, Ohio. We work with individuals, couples, and families across the lifespan, with a focus on young adults. We are also experts in LGBTQIA+ and ENM/ polyamory. Many of our clients have found great success in many facets of their lives but struggle to manage their emotions and stress. We are particularly sensitive to those experiencing life transitions like moving, a breakup, changing jobs, graduating, or beginning a new relationship when self-doubt and increased anxiety and depression can emerge.

Our approach is rooted in evidence-based treatment that focuses on helping clients understand how their thoughts, feelings, and behaviors are related so that they can begin making targeted and sustainable changes. Our clinicians blend person-centered therapy with modalities like cognitive-behavioral therapy, dialectal behavior therapy, motivational interviewing and acceptance, and commitment therapy. We work to help clients understand their physical and emotional responses to stressors and learn to problem-solve ways to introduce moments of calm, to choose to respond rather than react in the face of change.

Cook Counseling and Consulting Inc. is focused on making sure that our clients see real progress. We are warm, laid back, and affirming. We are sensitive to the influence of past experiences on present challenges, and we work closely with clients to reframe the narrative of their life in a way that increases self-confidence and self-compassion. Our first priority in starting with a new client is ensuring that they feel safe, heard, and like an equal partner in the therapeutic process. We offer the convenience of remote sessions to help make therapy a core component of your self-care calendar.

FAQS

How does payment work at your practice?

At Cook Counseling and Consulting Inc., we are in-network with Aetna, Anthem BCBS, AllOne Health EAP, Cigna and Cigna EAP, Medicaid, Medical Mutual, Oxford, Oscar, OSU HealthPlan, Optum and Optum EAP, SpringHealth EAP, Tricare, United Healthcare, UnitedMedical Resources, Wellspring EAP. If you do not have one of these health insurances, our fees range from $150-$175, depending on the provider and service offered. We are happy to generate superbills that you can submit to your insurance provider for reimbursement for out-of-pocket expenses.

What services does your practice offer?

Cook Counseling and Consulting Inc. is a full-service mental health group practice just outside of Columbus, Ohio. We offer telehealth and in-person sessions for children, teens, adults, couples, and families. All of our services are affirming and nonjudgmental.

What are your practice's specialties?

Cook Counseling and Consulting Inc. specializes in treating anxiety, depression, trauma, and life transitions. We work with people of all ages, couples, and families. We provide therapy and medication management services for various mental health symptoms and concerns. We are particularly interested in taking a holistic approach to mental health treatment and working collaboratively with our clients to set goals for treatment and overall functioning.

Why should I choose your practice?

Cook Counseling and Consulting Inc. is open and affirming to all lifestyles and identities. We create a warm and welcoming environment so you can show up as your authentic self without fearing judgment. We are a group of highly trained and skilled providers ready to help you reduce mental health symptoms and improve overall well-being. We take a holistic approach and work to improve your quality of life. We provide high-quality therapy services to clients.


Head of Practice's Licensure

Alabama: 4778C - Florida: SW19607 - Ohio: I.2103115-SUPV

Languages

English, Spanish

Specialties

Anxiety - Coping with excessive worry, nervousness, or stress; intense discomfort in social settings (social anxiety); sudden and intense feelings of panic (panic disorder)

Borderline personality disorder - Increasing insight into relational patterns and destructive behaviors; development of coping strategies for uncomfortable emotions or situations; skills for emotional identification and regulation.

Depression - Providing support and promoting healing of hopelessness, low motivation and energy, sadness, irritability, sleep disturbance, and loss of interest and pleasure in life

LGBTQIA, gender, & sexuality topics - Exploring topics of sexuality, gender, and identity; coping with discrimination and oppression; navigating relationship, family, and cultural challenges

Stress management - Strengthening effective ways of coping with the stress of life and change; managing expectations of self and others

Trauma - Coping and healing after threatening or scary events, such as witnessing accidents or experiencing sexual, verbal, emotional, or physical abuse




Clientele

  • Adults (24+)
  • Children (<12)
  • Couples
  • Families
  • Parents
  • Seniors (65+)
  • Teenagers (13-18)
  • Young adults (18-24)
  • Loveland Therapy Fund Clients

Locations & Hours

We are currently accepting new clients of all ages at our office for in-person and telehealth sessions in OH, AL, and FL. You can request an appointment on our website using "Book Now".


Insurance

  • AARP (in-network in AL, FL, OH)
  • Aetna (in-network in AL, FL, OH)
  • Aetna Student Health Insurance (in-network in AL, FL, OH)
  • AllOne Health EAP (in-network in AL, FL, OH)
  • Ambetter (in-network in AL, FL, OH)
  • Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield (in-network in AL, FL, OH)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield (in-network in AL, FL, OH)
  • Buckeye Health Plan (in-network in AL, FL, OH)
  • CHAMPVA (in-network in AL, FL, OH)
  • CareSource (in-network in AL, FL, OH)
  • Carelon (in-network in AL, FL, OH)
  • Cigna (in-network in AL, FL, OH)
  • Curalinc (in-network in AL, FL, OH)
  • Florida Blue (in-network in AL, FL, OH)
  • Healthcare Partners (in-network in AL, FL, OH)
  • Humana (in-network in AL, FL, OH)
  • Lyra Health (in-network in AL, FL, OH)
  • MedBen (in-network in AL, FL, OH)
  • Medicaid (in-network in OH)
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio (in-network in OH)
  • Medicare (in-network in AL, FL, OH)
  • Meritain Health (in-network in AL, FL, OH)
  • OSU Health Plan (in-network in OH)
  • OhioHealthy (in-network in OH)
  • Optum (in-network in AL, FL, OH)
  • Oscar Health (in-network in AL, FL, OH)
  • Oxford Health Plans (in-network in AL, FL, OH)
  • Spring Health (in-network in AL, FL, OH)
  • Tricare (in-network in AL, FL, OH)
  • UMR (in-network in AL, FL, OH)
  • United Healthcare (in-network in AL, FL, OH)
  • United Healthcare Student Health Plan (in-network in AL, FL, OH)
  • VA Community Care (in-network in AL, FL, OH)
  • Wellspring EAP (in-network in AL, FL, OH)

Out-of-pocket fees

  • Individual sessions:$150 (60min)
  • Sliding scale:$60 - $150
  • Initial session:$175 (60min)
  • Couples sessions:$150 (60min)
  • Family sessions:$150 (60min)

Additional session information

Out-of-network billing options

This provider can support you in getting reimbursement from your insurance company if you are seeking out-of-network reimbursement. Here are the out-of-network billing options they provide:

  • Super billing
  • Direct billing
Payment options
  • Credit Card
  • Debit Card
Session frequency

Frequency of sessions this provider offers to see clients once you are an established client.

  • Weekly
  • Monthly
  • Every other week
  • Every other month
  • Multiple times a week
  • As needed
Therapist's note

We provide a superbill so that you can use your out-of-network benefits.


Therapy Groups

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Men's Empowerment Group

Discover the transformative power of community! Joining a support group provides a safe space for shared experiences, empathy, and growth. Together, we navigate challenges and celebrate triumphs. Ready to connect? Explore the journey of support with us.

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Futures Without Violence: A Survivor's Group

This trauma-informed group provides a supportive environment for survivors of domestic violence of all genders, ages 18 and older. Share your experiences, find understanding, and connect with others who have walked a similar path.

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Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) Skills Group

Join our DBT Skills Group at our Gahanna office every Thursday from 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm. This group provides clients with essential skills in emotion management, interpersonal relationships, and mindfulness.


Client testimonials

"They were on time"
- Zencare client March 2023

Book a Free Initial Consultation

The practice will call you for a free 10min phone call to discuss your needs and ensure a match!

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