ME Psychotherapy
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ME Psychotherapy

A group counseling practice, offering in person and Telehealth sessions.
Rhode Island Accepting Online
Providence, Narragansett Accepting In-person

Marisa is not taking new clients, however, our practice is a group and other therapists have current openings. Please contact our office manager to schedule with another therapist in the group.

Updated January 21, 2022

ME Psychotherapy is a group practice with offices in Narragansett and Providence, Rhode Island. The providers at ME Psychotherapy specialize in anxiety, stress management, maternal mental health, and life transitions. The providers at ME Psychotherapy are warm and engaging, and look forward to working with you.

Marisa  Etting
Marisa Etting

Licensed Mental Health Counselor, LMHC

Natasha  Blackadar
Natasha Blackadar

Master of Education, MEd

Psychotherapist

Venita  Maciel
Venita Maciel

Master of Arts, MA

Intern

Taylor  Poirier
Taylor Poirier

Master of Science, MS

Intern

Jason  Etting
Jason Etting

Master of Arts, MA

Intern

Kimberly  Masterson
Kimberly Masterson

Licensed Mental Health Counselor, LMHC

Psychotherapist

Stephanie  Fraine
Stephanie Fraine

Master of Arts, MA

Intern

Laura  Mooney
Laura Mooney

Master of Arts, MA

Psychotherapist

Claudia  DoRego
Claudia DoRego

Master of Arts, MA

Psychotherapist

Melissa  Lavender
Melissa Lavender

Master of Arts, MA

Intern

Allison  Ravech
Allison Ravech

Licensed Clinical Social Worker, LCSW

Psychotherapist

Matthew  Bradstock
Matthew Bradstock

Master of Science, MS

Psychotherapist

Magdalena  Sabatino
Magdalena Sabatino

Master of Arts, MA

Psychotherapist

Amy  Lazier
Amy Lazier

Master of Arts, MA

Psychotherapist

Tyler  Puryear
Tyler Puryear

Master of Science, MS

Psychotherapist

Tania  Patrizio
Tania Patrizio

Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker, LICSW

Psychotherapist

Jill  Murphree
Jill Murphree

Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker, LICSW

Psychotherapist


About

What services does your practice offer?

ME Psychotherapy is a group practice with offices in Narragansett and Providence, RI. All ME Psychotherapy providers also offer telehealth sessions. Our services include individual, couples, and family therapy sessions. We also offer professional supervision services and emotional support animal letter consultations.

What are your practice's specialties?

Our group's primary speciality is maternal mental health. Three of our providers have expertise in this area. Our group has a variety of qualified providers who also specialize in anxiety, grief, trauma, college/graduate student mental health, perfectionism/overachieving, eating disorders, LGBTQI concerns, behavioral issues in children, adolescent mental health, and parenting issues.

Why should I choose your practice?

ME Psychotherapy has two locations in Rhode Island along with a robust telehealth program. Our providers have a wide range of specialties, making our group easily accessible for a variety of client needs. We are open 7 days a week, offering evening and weekend hours. We have a dedicated office manager to assist with new client intake and insurance questions.

How does payment work at your practice?

At ME Psychotherapy, most of our providers are in network with Blue Cross, United Healthcare, Aetna, Cigna, Tufts, Harvard Pilgrim, and Neighborhood Health Plan of Rhode Island.

We have a sliding fee range for clients with documented financial need. Our pre-licensed therapists offer a current sliding fee of $75 per session.

Our interns offer a sliding fee of $55-$65 or "pay what you can" for extreme financial hardship.

We provide insurance eligibility screening and claim submission on the client's behalf.


Specialties

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

College/graduate student mental health - Specialized strategies for common issues of young adulthood, including school and career stressors, support around healthy relationships, existential concerns, drug or alcohol issues, eating disorders, anxiety, and depression

Perfectionism/overachieving - Coping with feelings of anxiety, stress, self-criticism, and procrastination; addressing unrealistic expectations of one’s self and negatively comparing self to others

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

Parenting support - Helping parents develop and implement strategies to address challenges that arise throughout childrearing; managing stress and increasing support

Maternal mental health - Addressing issues specific to women and families during the pregnancy and postpartum period, including postpartum depression and anxiety




Clientele

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

Insurance

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Brown University Student Health Insurance (United Healthcare)
  • Cigna
  • Harvard Pilgrim
  • Johnson and Wales University Student Health Insurance (United Healthcare)
  • Medicaid
  • Medicaid (through United Health)
  • Neighborhood Health Plan of Rhode Island
  • Providence College Student Health Insurance (Cigna)
  • RISD Student Health Insurance (United Healthcare)
  • Tufts Health Plan
  • Tufts Health Plan (Commercial Plans, not via Mass Health or Navigator)
  • United Healthcare
  • United Healthcare Student Health Plan
  • University of Rhode Island (URI) Student Insurance (United Healthcare)

Out-of-pocket fees

  • Individual sessions: $150 (60min)
  • Sliding scale: $50 - $150
  • Initial session: $200 (60min)
  • Family sessions: $150 (60min)
  • Emotional support animal letter consultation: $125 (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
  • Courtesy billing
  • Direct billing
Payment options
  • Cash
  • Check
  • Credit Card
  • Debit Card
  • PayPal
  • Venmo
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

Please note that our relicensed therapists (Amy Lazier, Magdalena Sabatino, Claudia DoRego, Matthew Bradstock, Natasha Blackadar, Laura Mooney, Allison Ravech) of ME Psychotherapy only accept State Medicaid insurance (NHP Access/Trust and United Community) plans.

Our pre-licensed therapists offer a current sliding fee of $75 per session.

Our interns (Venita Maciel, Jason Etting, Stephanie Fraine, Melissa Lavender, Taylor Poirier) offer a sliding fee of $55-$65 or "pay what you can" for extreme financial hardship.


Location(s)

Providence practice
196 Waterman Street, Providence, Rhode Island 02906
Accepting new clients in-person
Currently Available Times
  • Morning (Before 10am)
  • Daytime (10am - 1pm)
  • Afternoon (1pm - 5pm)
  • Evening (After 5pm)
  • Weekends
Regular Hours
  • Mon 7:30am-8:30pm
  • Tue 7:30am-8:30pm
  • Wed 7:30am-8:30pm
  • Thu 7:30am-8:30pm
  • Fri 7:30am-8:30pm
  • Sat 9:00am-5:00pm
  • Sun 9:00am-5:00pm

Narragansett practice
118 Point Judith Road, Narragansett, Rhode Island 02882
Accepting new clients in-person
Currently Available Times
  • Morning (Before 10am)
  • Daytime (10am - 1pm)
  • Afternoon (1pm - 5pm)
  • Evening (After 5pm)
  • Weekends
Regular Hours
  • Mon 7:30am-8:30pm
  • Tue 7:30am-8:30pm
  • Wed 7:30am-8:30pm
  • Thu 7:30am-8:30pm
  • Fri 7:30am-8:30pm
  • Sat 9:00am-5:00pm
  • Sun 9:00am-5:00pm

Online Sessions (Rhode Island)
Accepting new clients online
Currently Available Times
  • Morning (Before 10am)
  • Daytime (10am - 1pm)
  • Afternoon (1pm - 5pm)
  • Evening (After 5pm)
  • Weekends
Regular Hours
  • Mon 7:30am-8:30pm
  • Tue 7:30am-8:30pm
  • Wed 7:30am-8:30pm
  • Thu 7:30am-8:30pm
  • Fri 7:30am-8:30pm
  • Sat 9:00am-5:00pm
  • Sun 9:00am-5:00pm

Head of Practice's Licensure

Rhode Island: RIMHC00342


Languages

English