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East Coast Mental WellnessGroup practice

Group practice
Rhode Island

8 providers

LGBTQIA topics-Bipolar disorder-Life transitions-Anxiety-Trauma-Depression-
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Practice Information

East Coast Mental Wellness is a group of dedicated therapists located on the East Side of Providence. They offer individual sessions, group sessions, and online therapy in order to best accommodate their clients' busy lifestyles.
Individual sessions are tailored to each client's needs and held in a safe and comfortable environment. Group offerings rotate based on client demand; previous offerings have included mood-focused yoga, self-care for parents of children with special needs, and a group for transgender girls. If you travel frequently or have difficulty finding time for therapy, online therapy may be for you. Contact East Coast Mental Wellness to learn more.


What services do you offer?

East Coast Mental Wellness offers care for individuals, groups, and couples, as well as workshops. Therapists have a wide range of specialties and work to meet each client where they are in their life's journey.

Therapists at East Coast Mental Wellness offer indivualized care for challenges including: LGBT concerns, life transitions such as divorce and loss, post-partum challenges and infertility, and trauma.

Therapists incorporate a range of approaches in order to best meet the needs of their clients, including CBT, psychodynamic therapy, mindfulness, yoga, and meditation.

What makes East Coast Mental Wellness special?

East Coast Mental Wellness focuses on each individual's needs and strives to understand the challenges they are facing within the context of their unique identity.

East Coast Mental Wellness has therapists who specialize in challenges related to identity, including trans and non-binary identities, LGBQ topics, adolescents and college students discovering their true selves, women in midlife transitions, and marginalized racial and ethnic communities.

Do you offer an open and safe environment?

East Coast Mental Wellness is committed to providing a safe and comfortable environment, regardless of gender or sexual identity, relationship status, religious or cultural background.

Feeling comfortable and understood is a crucial part of the therapeutic process, and therapists at East Coast Mental Wellness are dedicated to being inclusive and welcoming to all backgrounds.

Do you accept insurances? What are your fees?

Accepted insurances and fees vary by clinician; please verify on individual clinician profiles, or inquire during your initial call.


Adam  Vose-O'Neal
Adam Vose-O'Neal

Licensed Clinical Social Worker, LCSW

Lily  Vose-O'Neal
Lily Vose-O'Neal

Licensed Mental Health Counselor, LMHC

Melissa  DaSilva
Melissa DaSilva

Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker, LICSW

Tracy  Young
Tracy Young

Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker, LICSW

Elese  Morrone
Elese Morrone

Master of Science, MS

Tony  Costagliola
Tony Costagliola

Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker, LICSW

Mae  Naron
Mae Naron

Master of Science, MS

Khym  CarMichael
Khym CarMichael

Master of Science, MS

Head of Practice's Licensure

Rhode Island: ISW02064




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

Bipolar disorder - Developing coping and preventive strategies to stabilize extreme mood swings, including manic and depressive episodes; increasing effective strategies to regulate emotions and maintain a healthy daily routine

Life transitions - Coping with difficult or impactful life changes, such as moving to a new area, relationship transitions, child rearing, or career changes; learning self-care to better manage resulting stress

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

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

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


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

Locations & Hours

We have immediate openings for clients with Optum, NHP, and Havard Pilgrim insurance, Blue Cross Blue Shield. We are also taking Out of pocket clients and offering a sliding scale.


  • Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island BCBS RI
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Brown University Student Health Insurance (United Healthcare)
  • Johnson and Wales University Student Health Insurance (United Healthcare)
  • Neighborhood Health Plan of Rhode Island
  • RISD Student Health Insurance (United Healthcare)
  • UMR
  • United Healthcare
  • United Healthcare Student Health Plan
  • University of Rhode Island (URI) Student Insurance (United Healthcare)

East Coast Mental Wellness is accepting clients using listed insurances, paying listed fees, or using health insurance out-of-network benefits other than:

  • Tufts Health Plan

Out-of-pocket fees

  • Individual sessions:$80 (45min)
  • Sliding scale:$60 - $80
  • Initial session:$117 (45min)
  • Couples sessions:$100 (45min)
  • Group sessions:$38 (60min)
  • Medication management and therapy sessions:$200
  • Medication management sessions:$60 (15min)

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
  • Credit Card
  • Debit Card
Session frequency

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

  • Weekly
  • Every other week
Therapist's note

Sliding scale: A limited number of lower fee sessions (starting at $60/session) are available to clients who need a reduced fee to receive therapy.

Client testimonials

"I found the perfect match for a provider easily and quickly. They knew what I needed and who could provide that for me and got me an appointment in a matter of days instead of the usual weeks."
- Zencare client March 2022
"I could not believe how quickly my therapist assessed my situation. She helped me immediately - in my first session."
- Zencare client April 2023
"Quick, positive response"
- Zencare client November 2023