Medicaid Therapists in Buffalo, New York

Medicaid is a common health insurance in New York, and individuals who have Medicaid may wish to find therapists who are in-network with their health insurance.

12 In-Network Providers

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New Start Mental Health Counseling

Group practice

Accepting clients from Buffalo, New York

Addiction - ADHD - Anxiety - Depression - Eating disorders & disordered eating - Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
 In-person & online
Medicaid
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Jacquolyn Chicaguala

Therapist

Accepting clients from Buffalo, New York

Addiction - Alcohol use disorder & addiction - Anxiety - Depression - Substance abuse
 In-person & online
Medicaid
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Alexa Shelden

Therapist

Accepting clients from Buffalo, New York

Addiction - Alcohol use disorder & addiction - Trauma - Substance abuse - Drug addiction & abuse - Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
 In-person & online
Medicaid
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Alssaro Counseling Services

Group practice

Accepting clients from Buffalo, New York

Depression - Anxiety - Anger management - Stress management - Men's issues - Women's issues
 In-person & online
Medicaid
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Michelle Silver Lining Mental Health Counseling

Group practice

Accepting clients from Buffalo, New York

Addiction - Depression - Borderline personality disorder - Anxiety - Social anxiety - Adolescent mental health
Online only
Medicaid
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Angela Umeorah

Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner (Medication Only)

Accepting clients from Buffalo, New York

ADHD - Anxiety - Bipolar disorder - Depression - Psychotic disorders - Panic attacks / panic disorder
Online only
Medicaid
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Wholeview Direct

Group practice

Accepting clients from Buffalo, New York

Addiction - Substance abuse - Alcohol use disorder & addiction - Drug addiction & abuse - Sex addiction
 In-person & online
Medicaid
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Taniesha Delph

Therapist

Accepting clients from Buffalo, New York

ADHD - Anxiety - Depression - Drug addiction & abuse - Stress management - Trauma
Online only
Medicaid
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Judy Vansiea

Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner

Accepting clients from Buffalo, New York

Addiction - Adolescent mental health - Anxiety - Depression - Bipolar disorder - Loss, grief, and bereavement
 In-person & online
Medicaid
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Ally Grant

Therapist

Accepting clients from Buffalo, New York

Addiction - Alcohol use disorder & addiction - Drug addiction & abuse - Substance abuse - Trauma - Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
 In-person & online
Medicaid
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LocalMD

Group practice

Accepting clients from Buffalo, New York

ADHD - Anxiety - Depression - Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) - Insomnia & sleep issues - Panic attacks / panic disorder
Online only
Medicaid
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Michael P O'Kane

Post-Doctoral Psychology Fellow

Accepting clients from Buffalo, New York

Addiction - Alcohol use disorder & addiction - Drug addiction & abuse - Substance abuse
 In-person & online
Medicaid

1292 Out-of-Network Providers

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Erinne Gibson

Therapist

Accepting clients from Buffalo, New York

Addiction - Child mental health - Chronic illness - Eating disorders & disordered eating - Self-esteem - Trauma
Online only
Out-of-network
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Amber Pitoniak

Therapist

Accepting clients from Buffalo, New York

Anxiety - Chronic illness - Depression - Existential crisis & challenges - Loss, grief, and bereavement - Spirituality & religion
Online only
Out-of-network
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Ishtar Gonzalez

Therapist

Accepting clients from Buffalo, New York

Anxiety - Depression - Spirituality & religion - Trauma - Women's issues - Life purpose & meaning
Online only
Out-of-network
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Velvet Psychotherapy Collective

Group practice

Accepting clients from Buffalo, New York

Couples counseling - LGBTQIA, gender, & sexuality topics - Mind-body connection - Nonmonogamy, polyamory, and kink - Racism, oppression, and discrimination - Anxiety
Online only
Out-of-network
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Jessica Riocci

Therapist

Accepting clients from Buffalo, New York

Pregnancy, perinatal, postpartum mental health - Couples counseling - Family issues - Childhood trauma - Loss, grief, and bereavement - Conflict resolution
Online only
Out-of-network
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Alisha Katherine Bowker

Therapist

Accepting clients from Buffalo, New York

Anxiety - Depression - Infertility counseling - Postpartum depression - Pregnancy, perinatal, postpartum mental health - Trauma
Online only
Out-of-network
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Ursula Campos-Gatjens

Therapist

Accepting clients from Buffalo, New York

Anxiety - Attachment issues - LGBTQIA, gender, & sexuality topics - Life coaching - Self-care - Racism, oppression, and discrimination
Online only
Out-of-network
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Anna Wilson

Therapist

Accepting clients from Buffalo, New York

Anxiety - Career counseling - Depression
 In-person & online
Out-of-network
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Bri Maldonado

Therapist

Accepting clients from Buffalo, New York

Addiction - Anxiety - Depression - LGBTQIA, gender, & sexuality topics - Relationship issues - Stress management
Online only
Out-of-network
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Walter J. Matweychuk

Therapist

Accepting clients from Buffalo, New York

Anger management - Existential crisis & challenges - Relationship issues - Trauma - Infidelity - Worry
 In-person & online
Out-of-network
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Victoria Navarro

Therapist

Accepting clients from Buffalo, New York

Cultural adjustment - Depression - Family issues - Identity development - Relationship issues - Trauma
Online only
Out-of-network
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Jill Dovale

Therapist

Accepting clients from Buffalo, New York

Life transitions - Loss, grief, and bereavement - Chronic illness - Adoption & foster care - Caregiver stress & support - Race & cultural identity
 In-person & online
Out-of-network
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Brianda Gosselin-Hickey

Therapist

Accepting clients from Buffalo, New York

Autism spectrum disorder - LGBTQIA, gender, & sexuality topics - Adolescent mental health - ADHD - Anxiety - Depression
Online only
Out-of-network
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Patricia Valencia

Therapist

Accepting clients from Buffalo, New York

Anxiety - Depression - Entrepreneur mental health - Women's issues - Caregiver stress & support - Trauma
 In-person & online
Out-of-network
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Elizabeth Siclari

Therapist

Accepting clients from Buffalo, New York

Anxiety - Depression - Loss, grief, and bereavement - Trauma - Attachment issues - Stress management
 In-person & online
Out-of-network
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Natalie Fraize

Therapist

Accepting clients from Buffalo, New York

Anxiety - Chronic illness - Communication issues - Depression - Work stress - Mind-body connection
 In-person & online
Out-of-network
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Ceaton C Falgiano

Therapist

Accepting clients from Buffalo, New York

Anxiety - College & graduate student mental health - Depression - Life transitions - Relationship issues - Stress management
 In-person & online
Out-of-network
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Debbie Maley

Therapist

Accepting clients from Buffalo, New York

Adoption & foster care - Anxiety - Caregiver stress & support - Depression - Life transitions - Trauma
 In-person & online
Out-of-network

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FAQs about how to find a therapist in Buffalo, New York

How do I find a therapist in Buffalo, New York?

Find a therapist near you in Buffalo, 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 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 Buffalo, New York?

Yes, most Buffalo, 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 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 Buffalo, 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 therapist in Buffalo, New York?

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 Buffalo, New York. 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 Buffalo, New York?

Start your search for an appointment with a therapist in Buffalo, New York on Zencare. Many mental health professionals located in Buffalo, New York 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 Buffalo, New York who sees clients after hours?

Find a therapist who sees clients after hours on Zencare. Many therapists in Buffalo, 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 therapist in Buffalo, New York who offers in-person sessions?

Find a therapist who offers in-person sessions on Zencare. Many therapists in Buffalo, 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 Buffalo, 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 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 Buffalo, New York who offers online sessions?

Find a therapist who offers online sessions on Zencare. Most therapists in Buffalo, 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 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 Buffalo, New York 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 Buffalo, New York without leaving the comfort of your home or office.

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

Start your search for mental health therapy in Buffalo, New York 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 Buffalo, 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 Buffalo, New York?

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

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

There are several options for paying for therapy in Buffalo, 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 therapist in Buffalo, 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 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.