William Golden, Therapist in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania — Zencare
William  Golden
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William Golden

He/Him/His

Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC
Pennsylvania Accepting Online
Saint Martins Waitlist In-person
Updated September 27, 2022

Specialties & Expertise

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Body image
  • Relationship issues
  • Addiction
  • Alcohol use disorder & addiction

Professional statement

Bill Golden is a Licensed Professional Counselor located in Philadelphia, PA. Bill supports clients who suffer from depression, anxiety, and a general loss of direction. Bill helps clients take a look at the aspects of life that do not serve them and make decisions on how to make changes for a healthier lifestyle. Bill also helps those who would like to find more direction for relationship conflicts or low self-esteem.

Bill’s approach to therapy includes many coaching elements. This includes encouragement while identifying the problem - and taking steps towards fixing the problem. By figuring out the root cause of discomfort or distress, Bill helps clients figure out the next steps in their lives to find peace. Bill is passionate about providing culturally-sensitive services for all members of the community.

Bill earned his Master’s degree from Chestnut Hill College. His background includes many instances of major decision-making, giving him experience in making life-changing moves for the betterment of his life. From these experiences, Bill enjoys working with young adults who need direction in their careers and development into adulthood.


Message to clients

Life can be increasingly difficult to manage in our current social and economic environment. It can feel increasingly difficult to cope with life’s stressors as we struggle with our relationships as well as our own feelings of self-worth. Feelings of depression and anxiety can easily take hold of us, becoming increasingly dangerous to our wellbeing. There are times that it becomes increasingly important for us to have someone to turn to for support in times of despair. The way we feel about ourselves very often defines our relationships with others.

Developing and maintaining a healthy perception of ourselves is critical to creating a healthy environment around us. It is important to have support at times of doubt to help in life’s decision-making process. You will find this process a safe and effective way to work through personal and relational challenges. Together we will address issues and make changes necessary to create a healthier approach to our relationships with others as well as with ourselves.

It’s important to have support at times of doubt to help in life’s decision-making process. You will find this process a safe and effective way to work through personal challenges. Together we will address issues and make changes necessary to create your path forward in life. Your past will not define your future!


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

Body image - Development of skills for handling negative thoughts about physical appearance; building habits of more positive self-talk and self-perception.

Relationship issues - Understanding one’s wants and needs in relationships; exploring patterns of interaction, addressing concerns, and strengthening satisfaction in relationships and dating

Addiction - Coping with emotional discomfort and suffering; reducing or abstaining from unwanted behaviors such as unhealthy gambling or shopping

Alcohol use disorder & addiction - Tolerating emotional discomfort; reducing or eliminating reliance on alcohol; development of new coping mechanisms for stress and suffering.




Clientele

  • Adults (24+)
  • Young adults (18-24)

Insurance

  • Optum

William Golden is accepting clients using listed insurances, paying listed fees, or using health insurance out-of-network benefits other than:

  • Aetna


Out-of-pocket fees

  • Individual sessions: $145 (50min)
  • Sliding scale: $115 - $145
  • Initial session: $145 (50min)
  • Couples sessions: $200 (50min)
  • Group sessions: $245 (50min)
  • Family sessions: $245 (50min)
  • 30 Minutes Session: $75 (30min)

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
  • Zelle
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

Location(s)

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

Saint Martins practice
7801 Winston rd, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19118
Accepting new clients with a 2 - 3 week wait in-person
Currently Available Times
  • Morning (Before 10am)
  • Daytime (10am - 1pm)
  • Afternoon (1pm - 5pm)
  • Evening (After 5pm)
  • Weekends
Regular Hours
  • Mon 9:00am-4:00pm
  • Tue 9:00am-4:00pm
  • Wed 9:00am-4:00pm
  • Thu 9:00am-4:00pm
  • Fri 9:00am-4:00pm
  • Sat Closed
  • Sun Closed

Work and Education

Years of Experience: 14 years

Therapist in Private Practice , Psychotherapist , 2009 - Present
Blue Bell Counseling and Wellness Group, Owner and Therapist , 2017 - 2019
Hill Counseling, Owner and Therapist, 2015 - 2017
Abington Memorial Hospital , IOP Therapist, 2013 - 2014
Northwest Human Services , Outpatient Therapist , 2012 - 2013
Horizons Behavioral Health, Mobile Therapist, 2009 - 2012
Temple Hospital , Mental Health Worker, 2008 - 2009

Chestnut Hill College , Masters of Science , 2008
Boston University , Bachelors in History , 2003


Licensure

Pennsylvania: PC006466


Languages

English