Bethany Cagen, Therapist in Rhode Island — Zencare
Bethany  Cagen
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Bethany Cagen

She/Her/Hers

Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker, LICSW
Rhode Island, California Accepting Online
Updated September 6, 2022

Specialties & Expertise

  • Anxiety
  • Mindfulness
  • Life transitions
  • Trauma
  • Depression

Professional statement

Bethany works with adults of all ages and is a trusted ally and guide to her clients on their path of self-discovery. With warmth and attuned presence, she welcomes them fully and meets them in each moment. Her approach is relational, creative and experiential.

Bethany provides a safe and grounded space for her clients to express themselves fully and learn more about their mind-body connection.

She uses mindfulness and somatic therapy tools that go beyond traditional talk therapy. These tools create new neural pathways to shift limiting thoughts and beliefs and help her clients step into a healthy place of empowerment.

Using the transformational model of Internal Family Systems (IFS), she helps her clients relate differently with their internal "parts" so they can develop more self-compassion and reduce internal anxiety and stress.

Bethany utilizes psychodynamic and attachment theory, trauma resolution, somatic therapy, Internal Family Systems and the Hakomi method. She also provides education about the brain and nervous system, and teaches concrete skills to manage overwhelming emotions.

Bethany is available for remote sessions at this time.


Message to clients

Welcome. You're probably here because there's a lot going on in your life, or there's a difficult issue gnawing away at you. I can relate; life is full of ups and downs and it takes a lot to navigate it all.

I invite you to take a moment and notice your breath. Without judgment, let yourself feel if you are experiencing tightness or relaxation in your body. Observe your jaw, your shoulders, your hands. How does it feel to simply take notice of yourself? It may be a relief to slow down or perhaps it provokes a little bit of anxiety. In either case, I am here to help you understand more about what is happening for you, and develop tools to live a more resilient, balanced and joyful life.

In addition to being a psychotherapist, I am a native Rhode Islander who spent 15 years living in the San Francisco Bay Area, and a mom to a sweet rescue puppy. In my free time, I enjoy movement, yoga, dance, creating art, camping and hiking with my dog.


Specialties

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

Mindfulness - Developing practices to encourage a state of active, open attention on the present

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

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




Clientele

  • Adults (24+)
  • Parents
  • Seniors (65+)
  • Young adults (18-24)

Insurance

Bethany Cagen is not in-network with any insurances.

Read about the benefits of seeing an out-of-network provider here.


Out-of-pocket fees

  • Individual sessions: $150 (50min)
  • Initial session: $150 (50min)

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
  • PayPal
  • Venmo
  • Zelle
  • IvyPay
Session frequency

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

  • Weekly
  • Every other week
  • Multiple times a week

Location(s)

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 9:00am-6:00pm
  • Tue 9:00am-6:00pm
  • Wed 9:00am-6:00pm
  • Thu 9:00am-6:00pm
  • Fri 9:00am-6:00pm
  • Sat Closed
  • Sun Closed

Online Sessions (California)
Accepting new clients online
Currently Available Times
  • Morning (Before 10am)
  • Daytime (10am - 1pm)
  • Afternoon (1pm - 5pm)
  • Evening (After 5pm)
  • Weekends
Regular Hours
  • Mon 9:00am-6:00pm
  • Tue 9:00am-6:00pm
  • Wed 9:00am-6:00pm
  • Thu 9:00am-6:00pm
  • Fri 9:00am-6:00pm
  • Sat Closed
  • Sun Closed

Work and Education

Years of Experience: 16 years

Private practive, Psychotherapist, 2016 - Present
School Based Therapy, Psychotherapist, 2013 - 2020
San Francisco County, Social Worker, 2006 - 2011

MAPS Psychedelic Assisted Therapy Training, Certificate, 2022
The EarthBody Institute - Ecotherapy, Certificate, 2020
Hakomi Somatic Trauma Training, Certificate, 2019
Hakomi Institute, Certified Therapist, 2016
Piedmont Yoga Teacher Training, Certificate, 2015
UC Berkeley, MSW, 2006
Boston College, BA, 2002


Licensure

Rhode Island: ISW03127

California: 73044


Languages

English