Carrie Covell, Therapist in Los Angeles, California — Zencare
Carrie  Covell
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Carrie Covell

She/Her/Hers

Licensed Clinical Social Worker, LCSW
California, New York Accepting Online
West Hollywood Office Accepting In-person

Now offering in-person sessions in Los Angeles!

Updated November 23, 2022

Specialties & Expertise

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Borderline personality disorder
  • Suicidal ideation
  • Self harm
  • Parenting

Professional statement

Carrie's clients are vibrant, intelligent people who sometimes face challenges regulating their emotions, controlling their impulses, maintaining their relationships, and being compassionate toward themselves. She also sees clients who struggle with overthinking, mood fluctuations, and low self-esteem. Often, people reach out to Carrie after experiencing a loss or in the midst of a conflict or transition. She works frequently with members of the LGBTQIA+ community, as well as with those whose loved ones have been diagnosed with Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD). Carrie treats adult populations of individuals, couples/partners, and families.

Carrie is a behavioral therapist, which means she uses only evidence-based interventions (methods that have been scientifically proven to work) to treat mental health conditions. The backbone of her practice is Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT), supplemented with strategies from Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT). Both modalities are effective in helping people understand and change their behavior. Carrie uses additional approaches when clinically indicated and, of course, believes that sometimes laughter is medicine! As a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), Carrie assesses and treats her clients in the context of their environment, and she practices with a nonjudgmental, anti-racist, sex-positive, and gender/identity/lifestyle-affirming stance.

Carrie earned her Master of Science Degree in Social Work, Advanced Clinical Practice, at Columbia University. There, she was appointed to a fellowship in the DBT Training Program, which was developed with DBT founder Marsha Linehan. Carrie completed DBT Intensive Training through the Linehan Institute's training company, Behavioral Tech, and was trained in CBT Essentials, CBT for Depression, and CBT for Anxiety by the Beck Institute, which was developed by CBT founder Aaron Beck. Before moving to Los Angeles, Carrie worked as a CBT and DBT therapist at Behavioral Psych Studio in New York City. Carrie currently practices part-time at Westside DBT in Los Angeles, where she delivers comprehensive DBT.


Message to clients

Congratulations on taking a step towards change. Deciding to work with a therapist means you want your life to look different in some way. Whether you're troubled by painful emotions, difficult thoughts, a loss, or simply want support as you navigate a transition or stressful event, I'm here. I'll focus on building a strong, authentic connection with you while using the science of evidence-based treatment to help you meet your goals. Therapy is a collaboration - you don't have to do this alone!

I offer afternoon and evening in-person appointments in Los Angeles, and virtual sessions throughout California and New York. My office is conveniently located just south of Sunset Boulevard in West Hollywood. Parking is available, and my waiting area overlooks a beautiful Spanish-style courtyard. My two senior, special-needs rescue dogs will happily join your session if you'd like!

If you're wondering if I'm the right fit for you, what you can expect from the types of therapy I practice, or whether you're ready to engage in the therapeutic process, please reach out for a complimentary phone consultation. Selecting a therapist is an important decision, and a brief chat may help you feel more confident in your choice. You can also take a look at my Instagram profile (therapy.with.carrie) to get a sense of my style. I look forward to connecting!


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 of hopelessness, low motivation and energy, sadness, irritability, sleep disturbance, and loss of interest and pleasure in life

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.

Suicidal ideation - Support living with intense pain, distress, and feelings of persistent hopelessness; strengthening meaningful relationships and experiences in one’s life

Self harm - Building skills and supports to cope with emotional pain, suffering, and numbness; increasing positive meaningful life experiences

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




Clientele

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

Insurance

Carrie Covell 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: $350 (45min)
  • Sliding scale: $275 - $350
  • Initial session: $350 (45min)
  • Couples sessions: $375 (45min)
  • Family sessions: $375 (45min)

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
  • Check
  • 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

You'll be provided with a statement you can submit to your insurance company for reimbursement (coverage is dependent on your plan).


Location(s)

West Hollywood Office practice
1414 N. Harper Ave., Los Angeles, California 90046
Accepting new clients in-person
Currently Available Times
  • Morning (Before 10am)
  • Daytime (10am - 1pm)
  • Afternoon (1pm - 5pm)
  • Evening (After 5pm)
  • Weekends
Regular Hours
  • Mon 12pm - 8pm
  • Tue 12pm - 8pm
  • Wed 12pm - 8pm
  • Thu 12pm - 8pm
  • Fri Closed
  • 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 12pm - 8pm
  • Tue 12pm - 8pm
  • Wed 12pm - 8pm
  • Thu 12pm - 8pm
  • Fri Closed
  • Sat Closed
  • Sun Closed

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 3pm - 11pm
  • Tue 3pm - 11pm
  • Wed 3pm - 11pm
  • Thu 3pm - 11pm
  • Fri Closed
  • Sat Closed
  • Sun Closed

Work and Education

Years of Experience: 3 years

Self, Psychotherapist, 2021 - Present
Westside DBT, Psychotherapist, 2021 - Present
Behavioral Psych Studio, Psychotherapist, 2019 - 2021

Columbia University, Master of Science in Social Work, Advanced Clinical Practice, Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) Training Program, 2019
The Beck Institute, CBT Essentials, 2019
The Beck Institute, CBT for Anxiety, 2019
The Beck Institute, CBT for Depression, 2019
Behavioral Tech, DBT Intensive Training, 2018


Licensure

California: 105951

New York: 093996


Languages

English