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William Hockenhull(He/Him/His)

Licensed Mental Health Counselor, LMHC
Rhode Island
Anxiety - Depression- Stress management-Autism spectrum disorder- Life transitions-Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD)-

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Professional statement

William Hockenhull is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC) with ARISE Psychotherapy Services. William provides individual psychotherapy services via video telehealth to teens and adults of all ages. William obtained his Master of Counseling Psychology degree from Framingham State University. He has been working in the field of mental health for over 10 years.

William is a highly skilled therapist who provides a compassionate and non-judgmental space designed to promote healing and personal growth for everyone he works with. William utilizes multiple evidence-based approaches in his work, including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), and Solution Focused therapy. Having expertise in a wide range of approaches to therapy enables William to individualize his work to each client’s unique needs and circumstances. William carefully and mindfully works with each person to identify what their goals are for therapy, and then collaboratively develops a plan with them tailored to working towards these goals.

William offers therapy services to individuals who are facing challenges in a wide variety of areas, including with depression, anxiety, struggles in their personal relationships, past trauma, life transitions, self-esteem, and stress management. William has a unique ability to connect with folks through his compassion and genuine passion for helping people. When combined with his strong clinical skills and expertise, this fosters an environment that is conducive to personal growth and healing. William is invested in helping everyone he works with reach their goals for therapy, and will offer the respect, compassion, and attention everyone deserves when putting their trust in a therapist.

Message to clients

Thank you for your interest in working together! Navigating the complexities of the human mind and interpersonal relationships can be an anxiety provoking and arduous journey. My approach combines evidence-based methodologies with a deep sense of empathy, which creates a safe and nurturing environment for clients to explore their innermost thoughts and feelings. I believe that everyone possesses the capacity for personal growth and healing, and I am committed to guiding clients towards achieving their fullest potential. I strive to create an environment that promotes personal transformation, healing, and self-realization.

I take pride in being a trusted ally for individuals seeking guidance in navigating the intricacies of their struggles. Progress is rarely a straight line, and everyone’s journey is unique, but growth and healing are the fruits we bear from having endured it. While facing issues head on can be challenging and scary, having a supportive person by your side offering guidance can make this necessary challenge much more manageable.

I value being a skilled therapist who has dedicated my life to helping individuals find balance and harmony through offering a compassionate, non-judgmental space where they can feel comfortable. We all strive to find our own equilibrium in life, and I am here to help you find yours. I take pride in my ability to effectively aid folks in their journey, and I am humbled by the confidence and trust folks put in me in that capacity. I would be honored to continue this work with you.

Work and Education

Years of Experience: 6 years

Ocean State Behavioral, Clinical Supervisor
RCS Learning Center, Behavioral Therapist

Framingham State University , Master of Counseling Psychology, 2018


Rhode Island: MHC01521




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

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

Autism spectrum disorder - Support understanding the diagnosis and related challenges and strengths; skill-building in areas of daily routine, transitions, coping with overwhelming sensory experiences, social skills, and emotion identification and regulation

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

Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) - Reducing unwanted intrusive thoughts and rituals by gradually building comfort and confidence facing difficult fears, thoughts, and emotions


  • Adults (24+)
  • Seniors (65+)
  • Teenagers (13-18)
  • Young adults (18-24)

Locations & Hours


  • Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island BCBS RI
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Brown University Student Health Insurance (United Healthcare)
  • Health Plans Inc.
  • Johnson and Wales University Student Health Insurance (United Healthcare)
  • Neighborhood Health Plan of Rhode Island
  • Optum
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • RISD Student Health Insurance (United Healthcare)
  • UMR
  • 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:$200 (60min)
  • Individual Session$175 (60min)