Creative Now Therapy, Group practice in New York — Zencare
Creative Now Therapy
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Creative Now Therapy

Begin Anywhere
New York Accepting Online

Our psychotherapist, Krisja Hendricks, is offering group and couples therapy sessions at sliding scale rates. She also accepts Cigna insurance for Couples and Group clients.

Updated October 6, 2022

Welcome to Creative Now Therapy. We offer individual, couples, + group therapy. Our therapists are: Cristina - she/they, Autumn - she/her, Ariel - they/them, + Krisja - she/they. We believe you can live your life more fully - that you can become more comfortable with the uncertain + that you can take those risky steps forward into an ever-shifting landscape.

Our holistic approach uses mindfulness, body awareness, + creative interventions to enhance your ability to get your needs met + to feel more at ease in the world. We'll guide you to tune into your body, beliefs, + patterns. This will support you in developing greater emotional presence + tolerance, + help you move more fluidly through difficult life circumstances. We are trained in talk therapy, art therapy, + body-centered/somatic psychotherapy to help you tap into core issues. We believe through creative interventions and attending to your body, you can generate more understanding of your struggles in order to enact behavior change and growth.

Clinical Director at CNT, Cristina Maria Fort Garcés, LCAT, has specialized in using somatic + creative interventions to approach adults experiencing significant life events + transitions for 14yrs+.

Psychotherapist, Autumn Potter, LCAT, is an expert with children, adolescents, + young adults. She has a decade of experience working as a teacher + actor. This has informed her ability to engage people safely + with compassion in the creative process.

Psychotherapist, Ariel Roland Waring, LCAT, works individually with children, adolescents, + adults. They specialize in working with queer, trans, GNC, + BIPOC folks who've experienced: trauma, abuse, depression, need assistance navigating non-monogamous relationships, + want to explore gender identity + sexuality.

Somatic Psychotherapist, Krisja Hendricks, LCAT + R-DMT, specializes in working with couples + group clients with conflict, anxiety, depression, addiction, + LGBTQIA+ dynamics.


About

What services does your practice offer?

Creative Now Therapy offers online psychotherapy to folks of all ages in the following formats:

-Individual Psychotherapy -Couples Psychotherapy -Group Psychotherapy

In the Fall of 2022 we are starting three new online psychotherapy groups for adults:

1. Grief and Loss

2. LGTBQIA+ and the body

3. A Mindful & Bodyful Approach to Recovery

Please visit our website for detailed information about our group offerings.

What are your practice's specialties?

The therapists at Creative Now Therapy work from a relational and existential stance and specialize in using art, somatic, Gestalt, and movement interventions to address anxiety, depression, trauma, abuse, addiction, life transitions/events, and LGTBQIA+ experiences.

How does payment work at your practice?

Our therapist, Krisja Hendricks, accepts Cigna and Empire BCBS for Couples and Group clients. Otherwise, Creative Now Therapy is an out-of-network provider. Our fees range from $150-350 depending on the provider and service offered. We are happy to provide you with superbills for your insurance to see if you can get covered through out-of-network benefits and answer any questions you might have about how insurance works. In August,

Why should I choose your practice?

While our therapists are highly competent in talk therapy interventions, Creative Now Therapy is unique in that we specialize in using somatic, Gestalt, movement, and art-based interventions to more quickly access core issues and experiences.


Specialties

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

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

Identity issues - Understanding, accepting, and strengthening one’s sense of self through the exploration of family, work, and personal values

Existential concerns - Supportive exploration of meaning and purpose in one’s life; finding one’s path in the face of existential anxiety, dread, and feelings of meaninglessness

Gestalt/Somatic Psychotherapy - Teaching the practice of present moment awareness through non-judgmental observation of the mind and body

Creative Arts Psychotherapy, Art & Movement - Using art media or movement, the creative process, and the resulting expressions to explore feelings, reconcile emotional conflicts, foster self-awareness, manage behavior and addictions, develop social skills, improve reality orientation, reduce anxiety, and increase self-esteem




Clientele

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

Insurance

  • Cigna

Out-of-pocket fees

  • Individual sessions: $200 (45min)
  • Sliding scale: $175 - $200
  • Initial session: $200 (45min)
  • Couples sessions: $175 (60min)
  • Group sessions: $75 (90min)
  • Family sessions: $300 (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
Payment options
  • Cash
  • PayPal
  • Venmo
  • Zelle
Session frequency

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

  • Weekly
  • Monthly
  • Every other week
  • As needed
Therapist's note

At this time we accept only Cigna insurance for Couples and Group therapy clients. Creative Now Therapy can offer you help with contacting your insurance to determine what your out-of-network benefits are for Individual Therapy sessions. They can also provide you with support and paperwork for your insurance company if you seek out-of-network reimbursement.


Location(s)

Online Sessions (New York)
Accepting new clients online
Currently Available Times
  • Morning (Before 10am)
  • Daytime (10am - 1pm)
  • Afternoon (1pm - 5pm)
  • Evening (After 5pm)
  • Weekends
Regular Hours
  • Mon 8am - 8pm
  • Tue 8am - 8pm
  • Wed 8am - 8pm
  • Thu 8am - 8pm
  • Fri 8am - 8pm
  • Sat 8am - 8pm
  • Sun 8am - 8pm

Head of Practice's Licensure

New York: 001500


Languages

English

French

Spanish