Ileana Martinez Meza, Therapist in East Providence, Rhode Island — Zencare
Ileana  Martinez Meza
Zencare Vetted

Ileana Martinez Meza

Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker, LICSW Practice: ARISE Psychotherapy Services, Inc.
Rhode Island Accepting Online
East Providence Not Accepting In-person
Updated August 25, 2022

Specialties & Expertise

  • Anxiety
  • Trauma
  • Mood disorders
  • Life transitions
  • Adolescent mental health
  • Child mental health

Professional statement

Ileana is a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker (LICSW) with ARISE Psychotherapy Services, who provides individual psychotherapy services to children, adolescents, adults, and older adults. Ileana brings experience, empathy, and a passion to help others into all of the important work she does. Among other areas, Ileana works with those struggling with all forms of anxiety, depression, trauma, and managing life transitions.

Ileana’s draws from different therapy models in her client-centered psychotherapy approach, including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT). Ileana believes it is essential that the folks she works with feel safe, respected, and heard in order to be able to engage in effective psychotherapy work, and always ensures she is promoting this type of environment. Ileana's passion for helping others create the positive changes they are looking for in their lives is unmatched, and evident to all who work with her.

Ileana received her Master’s of Social Work from Rhode Island College. She has worked in the mental health field working with children, adolescents, adults, and older adults for over eight years. Ileana is a fluent Spanish speaker, who welcomes all clients looking to improve their mental health and overall well-being.

Message to clients

If you are reading this, you have taken the first and most difficult step in obtaining the help you have been looking for. I understand that trusting someone new and making changes in your life can be difficult, but here you will find a safe space where you can be yourself in a judgment-free setting, where we will work to identify and process potential barriers in your life that are keeping you stuck. My passion in life is in helping others learn how to live their life to its fullest potential, and to find their true selves and the happiness that lies within. Remember, “the fears we don’t face become our limits.” -Unknown.


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

Mood disorders - Clinical depression, persistent depression, bipolar disorder, and other mood disorders that cause disturbances in the client's mood, causing mood swings, restless sleep, and/or elevated mood

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

Adolescent mental health - Working with adolescents, teenagers, and parents on social, academic, and/or emotional challenges throughout teenage years; addressing anxiety, family conflicts, peer relationships, school stress, transition to college, social media pressures, self-esteem, hopelessness about the future, emotional disregulation

Child mental health - Specialized strategies for common childhood disorders including attention issues, attachment problems, behavioral disorders, learning disorders, autism spectrum diagnoses, and feeding or elimination issues.


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


  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Brown University Student Health Insurance (United Healthcare)
  • Harvard Pilgrim
  • Health Plans Inc.
  • Johnson and Wales University Student Health Insurance (United Healthcare)
  • Medicaid (through United Health)
  • Neighborhood Health Plan of Rhode Island
  • Optum
  • RISD Student Health Insurance (United Healthcare)
  • United Healthcare
  • United Healthcare Student Health Plan
  • University of Rhode Island (URI) Student Insurance (United Healthcare)

Out-of-pocket fees

  • Individual sessions: $150 (45min)
  • Initial session: $175 (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
  • 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
  • As needed


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 10am-4pm
  • Tue 9am-6pm
  • Wed 9am-6pm
  • Thu 9am-6pm
  • Fri 9am-12pm
  • Sat Closed
  • Sun Closed

East Providence practice
410 N Broadway, East Providence, Rhode Island 02914
Not accepting new clients in-person
Currently Available Times
  • Morning (Before 10am)
  • Daytime (10am - 1pm)
  • Afternoon (1pm - 5pm)
  • Evening (After 5pm)
  • Weekends
Regular Hours
  • Mon Please inquire about hours
  • Tue Please inquire about hours
  • Wed Please inquire about hours
  • Thu Please inquire about hours
  • Fri Please inquire about hours
  • Sat Please inquire about hours
  • Sun Please inquire about hours

Work and Education

Inner You Counseling, Psychotherapist , 2018 - 2022
East Coast Mental Wellness, Psychotherapist , 2017 - 2018

Rhode Island College, Master of Social Work , 2017


Rhode Island: ISW03030




Client testimonials

"First appointment was excellent!! Looking forward keep progressing with her."
- Zencare client • March 2022