Therapists in Kentucky

Find the best therapists in Kentucky. The therapists below specialize in treating a range of mental and emotional health concerns, including anxiety, depression, work stress, relationship issues, and trauma. They have been vetted by the Zencare team for offering high quality, clinically rigorous care.

101 Matching Therapists with Availability

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Matthew Ross Syzdek

Therapist

Accepting clients from Kentucky

Addiction - Adolescent mental health - Anxiety - Depression - Men's health - Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD)
Online only
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Chandra Denise Williams

Therapist

Accepting clients from Kentucky

Addiction - Anger management - Anxiety - Depression - Relationship issues - Trauma
Online only
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Nichole Wood-Barcalow

Therapist

Accepting clients from Kentucky

Eating disorders & disordered eating - Body image - Loss, grief, and bereavement - Values clarification - Anxiety
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Annie Bollini

Therapist

Accepting clients from Kentucky

Adjustment difficulties & disorders - Anxiety - Depression - Life transitions - Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) - Stress management
Online only
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Anna Jetton

Therapist

Accepting clients from Kentucky

Trauma - Anxiety - Perfectionism - Women's issues - Life transitions
Online only
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Christen N Mullane

Therapist

Accepting clients from Kentucky

Chronic illness - Trauma - Insomnia & sleep issues - Chronic pain - Stress management - Assistance for caregivers and frontline workers
Online only
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Briahna Michalsky

Therapist

Accepting clients from Kentucky

Anxiety - Depression - Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) - Spirituality & religion - Trauma - Women's issues
In-person only
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Avni Panchal

Therapist

Accepting clients from Kentucky

Anxiety - Couples counseling - Depression - Life transitions - Race & cultural identity - Trauma
Online only
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Adrianna Fisher-Willis

Therapist

Accepting clients from Kentucky

Addiction - Anxiety - Depression - Life transitions - Trauma - Racism, oppression, and discrimination
Online only
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Audrey Linville

Therapist

Accepting clients from Kentucky

Anxiety - LGBTQIA, gender, & sexuality topics - Life transitions - Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) - Trauma - Women's issues
Online only
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Bryan Batista-Thomas

Therapist

Accepting clients from Kentucky

Existential crisis & challenges - LGBTQIA, gender, and sexuality topics - Artists' mental health - Creative blocks & writer's block - Sex addiction - Sexual health & dysfunction
Online only
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Avina Khiatani

Therapist

Accepting clients from Kentucky

Eating disorders & disordered eating - Relationship issues - Sexual harassment & assault - College & graduate student mental health - Cultural adjustment - Racism, oppression, and discrimination
Online only
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Scottsville Counseling Center

Group practice

Accepting clients from Kentucky

Anxiety - Couples counseling - Depression - Trauma - LGBTQIA, gender, & sexuality topics - Adolescent mental health
 In-person & online
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Michelle Christine Spoelstra

Therapist

Accepting clients from Kentucky

Anxiety - Career counseling - College & graduate student mental health - Life transitions - Loss, grief, and bereavement - Stress management
Online only
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Kim Altman Weiss

Therapist

Accepting clients from Kentucky

Infertility counseling - Postpartum depression - Pregnancy, perinatal, postpartum mental health - Chronic illness - Women’s mental health - Premenstrual dysphoric disorder
Online only
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Julia King

Therapist

Accepting clients from Kentucky

Anxiety - Body image - Emotional eating - Somatic complaints - Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
Online only
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Colleen Halloran

Therapist

Accepting clients from Kentucky

Anxiety - Depression - Life transitions - Self-esteem - Trauma - Couples counseling
Online only
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Health-E Living Psychological Services, LLC

Group practice

Accepting clients from Kentucky

Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
Online only
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Sharonda Tunstull

Therapist

Accepting clients from Kentucky

Anxiety - Depression - Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) - Relationship issues - Self-esteem - Trauma
 In-person & online
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Adrienne Meier

Therapist

Accepting clients from Kentucky

Anxiety - Perfectionism - Relationship issues - ADHD - College & graduate student mental health - Psychological testing
Online only
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Brie Van Widenfelt

Therapist

Accepting clients from Kentucky

Anxiety - Depression - Life transitions - Relationship issues
Online only
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Cynthia Shaw

Therapist

Accepting clients from Kentucky

Existential crisis & challenges - Life transitions - Loss, grief, and bereavement - Self-esteem - Life purpose & meaning - Loneliness
Online only
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Andrea Liner

Therapist

Accepting clients from Kentucky

Life transitions - Relationships - Identity development - Anxiety - Depression - Millennial issues
Online only
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Keri Smotrich

Therapist

Accepting clients from Kentucky

Adjustment difficulties & disorders - Anxiety - Depression - Pregnancy, perinatal, postpartum mental health - Relationship issues - Stress management
Online only
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Dominic Schmuck

Therapist

Accepting clients from Kentucky

Life transitions - Relationship issues - Trauma - Anxiety - Stress management - Entrepreneur mental health
Online only
Shemika  Whiteside's profile picture
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Shemika Whiteside

Therapist

Accepting clients from Kentucky

Depression - Postpartum depression - Pregnancy, perinatal, postpartum mental health - Transition to new parenthood - Mood disorders - Women's issues
 In-person & online
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The Transformation Specialists

Group practice

Accepting clients from Kentucky

Addiction - Couples counseling - LGBTQIA, gender, & sexuality topics - Loss, grief, and bereavement - Trauma - Mood disorders
Online only
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be. psychotherapy

Group practice

Accepting clients from Kentucky

Anxiety - Binge eating disorder - Chronic illness - Phobias & fears - Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) - Pregnancy, perinatal, postpartum mental health
Online only
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Ida C DeLiberis

Therapist

Accepting clients from Kentucky

Anxiety - Depression - Infertility counseling - Life transitions - Relationship issues - Women's issues
Online only
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Burns Virtual Psychological Solutions

Group practice

Accepting clients from Kentucky

Psychological evaluations & testing - Autism spectrum disorder - Social Skills - Developmental disorders - Speech and Language Therapy - Yoga and Mindfulness
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FAQs about how to find a therapist in Kentucky

How do I find a therapist in Kentucky?

Find a therapist near you in Kentucky on Zencare. Narrow your search by using filters like insurance, therapy budget specialty, and provider identity. Mental health professionals on Zencare are vetted for their extensive experience treating individual adults, children and adolescents, as well as couples and families. Explore each potential therapist profile to learn more about their specialties, and watch an introductory video to get a sense of their personality. Book a free initial call to find the right therapist for you!

Does insurance cover therapy in Kentucky?

Yes, most Kentucky health insurance carriers provide mental health benefits that cover therapy. However, the exact amount of coverage will vary based on the plan details and whether the selected provider is in-network or out-of-network with your insurance. If the therapist is in-network with your insurance, you’ll pay only a copay at each session after meeting your annual deductible. If the therapist is out-of-network with your insurance, you may still be able to receive reimbursement after paying the fee at the time of therapy session. If you have a PPO or POS insurance plan, you can likely receive some reimbursement when you see a therapist out-of-network in Kentucky. If you have an HMO, EPO, or Medicaid/Medicare plan, you likely cannot receive reimbursement, and would be responsible for the full out-of-network session fee. Note that services designed to treat topics which are not diagnosed mental health conditions, such as couples counseling and life coaching, are not typically covered by health insurance. The potential mental health provider must also be a licensed therapist in your state for the insurance company to cover services.

How do I find an affordable therapist in Kentucky?

Therapists located in Kentucky offer session fees from <$100/session. To find a therapist who meets your budget, filter by session fee on Zencare. Many therapists offer a sliding scale, or a range of session fees based on financial need to clients who would not otherwise be able to afford typical therapy rates in Kentucky. If you are struggling to pay for therapy, consider asking for a sliding scale, looking for an in-network therapist, or seeking services through a local agency, college counseling center, or hospital.

How can I make an appointment with a therapist in Kentucky?

Start your search for an appointment with a therapist in Kentucky on Zencare. Many mental health professionals located in Kentucky require clients to have an introductory call before booking a full appointment online. In this free call, the prospective therapist will ask about your goals for treatment, and make sure that their skills, specialized training, and scope of private practice are a match for your mental health issues. At the same time, you should assess if you feel comfortable talking with the therapist, as studies show that the most important determinant of successful therapy is the relationship between therapist and client. After an initial call, you’ll typically be given the option to book an appointment with the therapist, or continue your search if it’s not a good fit. At the initial session, you’ll likely discuss the therapeutic process and determine goals for your personal growth. Common therapy goals include learning effective coping strategies to deal with negative feelings, increasing self-awareness, and gaining a deeper understanding and insight into relationship patterns.

How can I find a therapist in Kentucky who sees clients after hours?

Find a therapist who sees clients after hours on Zencare. Many therapists in Kentucky offer appointments outside of traditional business hours. Simply filter by Office Hours under More Filters to choose the time of day that works best for you, whether that be early morning before work, in the evenings, or even over the weekend. After hours sessions are a good option for busy individuals, couples, and families dealing with hectic schedules and who need a flexible option for their mental health care.

How do I find a therapist in Kentucky who offers in-person sessions?

Find a therapist who offers in-person sessions on Zencare. Many therapists in Kentucky have resumed offering in-person sessions; you can filter by “In-Person” to find a provider who is accepting new clients for in-office sessions. You can also search by map to find providers in Kentucky near you. While some clients prefer in-person sessions because they offer a safe, neutral ground for the session to take place, for the widest range of therapist options, consider expanding your search to also include providers licensed in your state who offer telehealth, or therapy sessions via remote video call.

How do I find a therapist in Kentucky who offers online sessions?

Find a therapist who offers online sessions on Zencare. Most therapists in Kentucky continue to offer appointments online; you can filter by “Online” to find a provider who is accepting new clients for teletherapy sessions. In order to see a therapist, they must be licensed to provide online sessions to clients living in your state. Online therapy is different from text therapy, or asynchronous therapy; online therapy offers the same consistent relationship with a local Kentucky therapist that an in-person session would, with sessions taking place via phone or a video sessions through a secure teletherapy platform. Online therapy sessions are a convenient way to find a therapist near Kentucky without leaving the comfort of your home or office.

Where can I get mental health therapy in Kentucky?

Start your search for mental health therapy in Kentucky on Zencare. Many therapists are quality-vetted for excellence in clinical care. When you’re struggling with your mental health, it might be time to seek professional support in the form of counseling services, couples therapy, or psychiatric medication management. There are a wide range of private practice therapists to choose from in Kentucky; consider narrowing your search by criteria like insurance carrier, therapy budget, specialty, or provider identity to find a great fit!

How can I start therapy in Kentucky?

Start your search for a great therapist in Kentucky on Zencare. First, consider any logistic limitations, like how far you are willing to travel outside of Kentucky or if you are open to online sessions with a local provider. Also consider how much your therapy budget is, and when you are available for therapy. Then, make a list of priorities for your ideal therapist: do they match your identity, or have expertise in a specific area like anxiety or depression? There is no one reason to start therapy; many individuals in Kentucky go see a therapist when they need help to move forward through a difficult time, cope with symptoms of a mental illness such as a mood disorder, navigate life transitions, process relationship difficulties or improve their behavioral health. Use your priorities to filter on Zencare by insurance, speciality, and availability. Look through a few provider profiles to find the therapist you might click with, watch their introductory videos, and book a free call to find a great personal fit!

What kinds of mental health providers are available in Kentucky?

There are many different kinds of mental health providers available in Kentucky, including psychologists, clinical social workers, and mental health counselors. As long as the provider is licensed in your state, the factor that matters most to therapy outcomes is the therapeutic alliance, or the relationship you build with your therapist. Common types of therapy provided in Kentucky include cognitive therapies, like Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), and insight-oriented therapies like psychodynamic therapy. Other providers offer a blend of techniques for a more interpersonal, holistic approach. Some mental health therapists in Kentucky also offer specialized treatment services, like couples therapy, premarital counseling, and family therapy. While most Kentucky providers are qualified to treat general challenges, like depression, anxiety disorders, trauma, relationship difficulties, and low self-esteem, for concerns such as substance abuse, personality disorders, and eating disorders, consider seeking expert care. Together with your therapist, you’ll build a treatment plan that addresses your reasons for seeking therapy and monitor progress toward your wellness goals and overall well being.

How does paying for therapy work in Kentucky?

There are several options for paying for therapy in Kentucky. For many people, the most affordable way to seek mental health services is to look for a provider who is in-network with your insurance. Due to high demand and low availability, in-network providers often have long waitlists; to widen your options and start therapy sooner, you might also consider looking for an out-of-network provider. When you see an out-of-network therapist in Kentucky, you can ask for a sliding scale if you are unable to afford their typical session fees, or seek reimbursement from your insurance company if you have a PPO or POS plan. For clients who have an insurance plan with a high deductible and low medical costs, therapy costs are often comparable when you see a therapist in- or out-of-network. While paying for therapy can be a substantial investment, it’s also a great way to improve relationships, boost self-esteem, address symptoms of mental illness, and ultimately live a happier, more self-directed life.