Columbia University Student Health Insurance Plan (Aetna) Couples Counselors near Albany County, New York

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Marisol Rivera Thurman

Therapist
Anxiety - Depression - Family issues - Couples counseling - Adolescent mental health - Child mental health
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Shawn James

Therapist
Trauma - Depression - Anxiety - Couples counseling - Life transitions
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Hadar Schwartz

Therapist
122 East 42nd Street
Couples counseling - Premarital counseling - Depression - Anxiety - College student mental health
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Accepting new clients in-person & online

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Ellen Carni

Therapist
545 West 111th St.
Depression - Anxiety - Trauma - Life transitions - Loss and grief - Relationships
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Accepting new clients online

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Shahreen Awal

Therapist
38 West 32nd Street
Interpersonal conflicts - Loss and grief - Self-esteem - Trauma - Depression - Anxiety
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Accepting new clients in-person & online

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Jonah Mishaan

Therapist
Substance use - Anxiety - Depression - Relationships - Career and school stress - Child & adolescent mental health
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Accepting new clients in-person & online

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Manhattan Mental Health Counseling

Group practice
109 West 38th Street
Anxiety - Depression - Eating disorders - Trauma - Self-esteem - Grief
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Accepting new clients online

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Orly Bentata-Goldenberg

Therapist
Relationships - Anxiety - Depression - Trauma - Stress management - Race & cultural identity
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Steven Peter Alimaras

Therapist
Anxiety - Performance anxiety - Social anxiety
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Accepting new clients online

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Uncover Mental Health Counseling

Group practice
Gender identity & transgender health - Addiction - Relationship issues - Anxiety - Self-esteem
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Ace Oh

Therapist
Trauma - Sexual harassment & assault - Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) - Perfectionism - Mood disorders - Borderline personality disorder
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Accepting new clients in-person & online

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Rivia Mind

Group practice
274 Madison Avenue
Anxiety - Depression - Attention deficit disorder (ADD) - Psychotherapy - Psychiatry consultation - Relationship difficulties
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Uptown Therapy and Wellness

Group practice
4580 Broadway
New mothers - Young men and women of color - Anxiety - Substance abuse - Trauma - Depression
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Accepting new clients in-person & online

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Refresh Psychotherapy

Group practice
14 Wall Street
Anxiety - Depression - Life transitions - Stress management - LGBTQIA, gender, & sexuality topics - Imposter syndrome
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Tucker Group Practice

Group practice
Anxiety - Couples counseling - Depression - Relationship issues - Trauma - Infidelity
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Octave - New York

Group practice
Anxiety - Couples counseling - Depression - Loss, grief, and bereavement - Stress management - Trauma
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Online Virtual Counselors

Group practice
Anxiety disorders - Relationship issues - Somatic therapy - Trauma and PTSD - Addictions and substance use disorders - Infidelity
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Accepting new clients online

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Robin Bryant

Therapist
Couples counseling (straight or gay) - ADHD (Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder) within a couple
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Accepting new clients in-person & online

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Melodie Back

Therapist
Anxiety - Depression - Complex PTSD (C-PTSD) - Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) - Women's issues - Race & cultural identity
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Accepting new clients in-person & online

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Matt Wofsy

Therapist
41 Union Square West
Anxiety - Depression - Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) - Trauma - Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) - Eating disorders
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Accepting new clients online

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Michael Brustein

Therapist
80 8th Avenue
Anxiety - Relationships - Perfectionism - Executive coaching - Procrastination - Imposter syndrome
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Evolve Integrative Psychotherapy

Group practice
Anxiety - Couples counseling - Depression - Personality disorders - Stress management - Trauma
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Accepting new clients in-person & online

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Repose

Group practice
College & graduate student mental health - Pregnancy & postpartum mental health - Anxiety - Depression - Trauma - Loss & Grief
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Accepting new clients in-person & online

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North Shore Relationship Center

Group practice
1000 Main Street
LBGTQIA topics - Couples therapy - Family therapy - Relationship challenges - Gender transitions - Anxiety
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Accepting new clients online

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Merritt Stewart

Therapist
Trauma - Anxiety - Depression - College/work - Couples/marital counseling - Parenting
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Accepting new clients in-person & online

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Therapy Insights Practice

Group practice
Anxiety - Couples counseling - Depression - Family issues - LGBTQIA, gender, & sexuality topics - Trauma
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Accepting new clients in-person & online

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Rose Hill Psychological Services

Group practice
330 West 58th Street
Anxiety - Depression - Trauma - Life transitions - Relationship issues - Identity issues
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Accepting new clients in-person & online

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Juan Robles-Gil

Therapist
Anxiety - Depression - LGBTQIA, gender, & sexuality topics - Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) - Relationship issues - Complex PTSD (C-PTSD)
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Accepting new clients online

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Linda Libby Charlaff

Therapist
Anxiety - Depression - Bipolar disorder - Personality disorders - Couples counseling - Codependency
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Accepting new clients online

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Yehuda Abadi

Therapist
Anxiety - Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) - Perfectionism - Relationship issues - Self-esteem - Social anxiety
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FAQs about how to find a couples counselor in Albany County, New York

How do I find a couples counselor in Albany County, New York?

Find a couples counselor near you in Albany County, New York 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 couples 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 couples counselor for you!

Does insurance cover therapy in Albany County, New York?

Yes, most Albany County, New York 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 couples counselor is in-network with your insurance, you’ll pay only a copay at each session after meeting your annual deductible. If the couples 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 couples counselor out-of-network in Albany County, New York. 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 couples counselor in Albany County, New York?

Many couples 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 Albany County, New York. If you are struggling to pay for therapy, consider asking for a sliding scale, looking for an in-network couples counselor, or seeking services through a local agency, college counseling center, or hospital.

How can I make an appointment with a couples counselor in Albany County, New York?

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

Find a couples counselor who sees clients after hours on Zencare. Many couples counselors in Albany County, New York 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 couples counselor in Albany County, New York who offers in-person sessions?

Find a couples counselor who offers in-person sessions on Zencare. Many couples counselors in Albany County, New York 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 Albany County, New York 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 couples 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 couples counselor in Albany County, New York who offers online sessions?

Find a couples counselor who offers online sessions on Zencare. Most couples counselors in Albany County, New York 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 couples 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 Albany County, New York couples 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 couples counselor near Albany County, New York without leaving the comfort of your home or office.

Where can I get mental health therapy in Albany County, New York?

Start your search for mental health therapy in Albany County, New York on Zencare. Many couples 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 couples counselors to choose from in Albany County, New York; 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 Albany County, New York?

Start your search for a great couples counselor in Albany County, New York on Zencare. First, consider any logistic limitations, like how far you are willing to travel outside of Albany County, New York 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 couples 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 Albany County, New York 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 couples 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 Albany County, New York?

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

There are several options for paying for therapy in Albany County, New York. 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 couples counselor in Albany County, New York, 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 couples 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.