Online Mental Health Counselors in Louisiana

Find online mental health counselors in Louisiana. Online appointments with mental health counselors can offer the great convenience of accessing care from the comfort of your home or workplace. It also increases the pool of mental health counselors that you can choose from, as you can see any mental health counselor who is licensed in the state you live in. This can especially be helpful if you are having difficulty finding local in-person therapists who take your health insurance or are within your therapy budget. Online sessions through a secure video platform are an effective way to have therapy, and studies have proven them to be just as impactful as in-person sessions.

16 Matching Mental Health Counselors with Availability

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Danielle Ojeabulu

Therapist

Accepting clients from Louisiana

Couples counseling - Anxiety - Depression - Trauma - Family issues - Pregnancy, perinatal, postpartum mental health
Online only
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Sarah Barnes

Therapist

Accepting clients from Louisiana

Anxiety - Codependency - Existential crisis & challenges - Stress management - Work stress - Burnout
Online only
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Stephanie A Banks

Therapist

Accepting clients from Louisiana

Couples counseling - Premarital counseling - Spirituality & religion - Trauma - Emotion regulation - Substance abuse
 In-person & online
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Cherie Mills

Therapist

Accepting clients from Louisiana

Aging related concerns - Caregiver stress & support - Life transitions - Loss, grief, and bereavement - Perfectionism - Self-esteem
Online only
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Kiana Fraise

Therapist

Accepting clients from Louisiana

Anxiety - Couples counseling - Depression - Loss, grief, and bereavement
Online only
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Sara Pesic

Therapist

Accepting clients from Louisiana

Anxiety - Domestic violence - Relationship issues - Sports psychology - Trauma - Performance anxiety
 In-person & online
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Julie Alley

Therapist

Accepting clients from Louisiana

Anxiety - Communication issues - Couples counseling - Depression - Loss, grief, and bereavement - Women's issues
 In-person & online
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PSYCHe

Group practice

Accepting clients from Louisiana

Anxiety - Depression - Life transitions - Mindfulness - Trauma - Adolescent mental health
Online only
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Jocelyn Brown

Therapist

Accepting clients from Louisiana

Anxiety - Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) - Trauma - Women's issues - Clinical supervision - Complex PTSD (C-PTSD)
 In-person & online
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Frank W Joseph III

Therapist

Accepting clients from Louisiana

Adolescent mental health - Anger management - Anxiety - Depression - Loss, grief, and bereavement - Relationship issues
 In-person & online
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NOCD - Therapists for OCD

Group practice

Accepting clients from Louisiana

Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD)
Online only
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Stephanie Tipper

Therapist

Accepting clients from Louisiana

Anger management - Anxiety - Depression - Stress management - Trauma - Work stress
 In-person & online
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Motivate Wellness Behavioral & Relationship Health Services, LLC

Group practice

Accepting clients from Louisiana

Anxiety - Couples counseling - Depression - LGBTQIA, gender, & sexuality topics - Relationship issues - Sexual health & dysfunction
 In-person & online
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Renee Richards

Therapist

Accepting clients from Louisiana

Anxiety - Life coaching - Self-esteem - Stress management - Self-care - Worry
Online only
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Michelle Langley

Therapist

Waitlist

Anxiety - Eating disorders & disordered eating - Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) - Perfectionism - Trauma
Online only
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Winford Amos

Therapist

Waitlist

Anxiety - Depression - Trauma - Couples counseling - Spirituality & religion - Life coaching
 In-person & online

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FAQs about how to find a mental health counselor in Louisiana

How do I find a mental health counselor in Louisiana?

Find a mental health counselor near you in Louisiana 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 mental health counselor 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 mental health counselor for you!

Does insurance cover therapy in Louisiana?

Yes, most Louisiana 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 mental health counselor is in-network with your insurance, you’ll pay only a copay at each session after meeting your annual deductible. If the mental health counselor 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 mental health counselor out-of-network in Louisiana. 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 mental health counselor in Louisiana?

Many mental health counselors 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 Louisiana. If you are struggling to pay for therapy, consider asking for a sliding scale, looking for an in-network mental health counselor, or seeking services through a local agency, college counseling center, or hospital.

How can I make an appointment with a mental health counselor in Louisiana?

Start your search for an appointment with a mental health counselor in Louisiana on Zencare. Many mental health professionals located in Louisiana require clients to have an introductory call before booking a full appointment online. In this free call, the prospective mental health counselor 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 mental health counselor, 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 mental health counselor, 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 mental health counselor in Louisiana who sees clients after hours?

Find a mental health counselor who sees clients after hours on Zencare. Many mental health counselors in Louisiana 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 mental health counselor in Louisiana who offers in-person sessions?

Find a mental health counselor who offers in-person sessions on Zencare. Many mental health counselors in Louisiana 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 Louisiana 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 mental health counselor 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 mental health counselor in Louisiana who offers online sessions?

Find a mental health counselor who offers online sessions on Zencare. Most mental health counselors in Louisiana 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 mental health counselor, 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 Louisiana mental health counselor 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 mental health counselor near Louisiana without leaving the comfort of your home or office.

Where can I get mental health therapy in Louisiana?

Start your search for mental health therapy in Louisiana on Zencare. Many mental health counselors 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 mental health counselors to choose from in Louisiana; 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 Louisiana?

Start your search for a great mental health counselor in Louisiana on Zencare. First, consider any logistic limitations, like how far you are willing to travel outside of Louisiana 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 mental health counselor: 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 Louisiana 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 mental health counselor 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 Louisiana?

There are many different kinds of mental health providers available in Louisiana, 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 Louisiana 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 Louisiana also offer specialized treatment services, like couples therapy, premarital counseling, and family therapy. While most Louisiana 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 mental health counselor, 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 Louisiana?

There are several options for paying for therapy in Louisiana. 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 mental health counselor in Louisiana, 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 mental health counselor 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.