Online Pre-Licensed Professionals in New York

Find online pre-licensed professionals in New York. Online appointments with pre-licensed professionals can offer the great convenience of accessing care from the comfort of your home or workplace.

13 Matching Pre-Licensed Professionals with Availability

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Andréa Mortensen

Pre-Licensed Professional

Accepting clients from New York

Anxiety - Attachment issues - Depression - Relationship issues - Women's issues - Childhood trauma
 In-person & online
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Theo Rabke

Pre-Licensed Professional

Accepting clients from New York

Anxiety - Depression - Existential crisis & challenges - Loss, grief, and bereavement - Spirituality & religion - Trauma
 In-person & online
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James English Leary

Pre-Licensed Professional

Accepting clients from New York

Anxiety - Depression - Eating disorders & disordered eating - LGBTQIA, gender, & sexuality topics
 In-person & online
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Jill Homlish

Pre-Licensed Professional

Accepting clients from New York

Anxiety - Artists' mental health - Chronic pain - Relationship issues - Trauma - Mind-body connection
 In-person & online
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Pleasantville Wellness Group

Pre-Licensed Professional

Accepting clients from New York

Anxiety - Depression - Panic attacks / panic disorder - Mood disorders - Loss, grief, and bereavement - Psychological evaluations & testing
 In-person & online

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Nadia Lyall

Pre-Licensed Professional

Accepting clients from New York

Anxiety - Depression - LGBTQIA, gender, & sexuality topics
 In-person & online
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Integrating the Self - Mental Health & Wellness

Pre-Licensed Professional

Accepting clients from New York

Anxiety - Depression - Life transitions - Pregnancy, perinatal, postpartum mental health - Loss, grief, and bereavement - Adjustment difficulties & disorders
 In-person & online

Next available consults:

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Golden Psychology

Pre-Licensed Professional

Accepting clients from New York

Gender identity & transgender health - LGBTQIA, gender, & sexuality topics - Complex PTSD (C-PTSD) - Forensic psychology - Nonmonogamy, polyamory, and kink - Adolescent mental health
 In-person & online
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Looking Glass Psychology

Pre-Licensed Professional

Accepting clients from New York

ADHD - Anxiety - Couples counseling - Depression - Life coaching - Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
 In-person & online
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Personalize Your Therapy, LCSW, PLLC

Pre-Licensed Professional

Accepting clients from New York

ADHD - Adolescent mental health - Anxiety - Autism spectrum disorder - Depression - Eating disorders & disordered eating
 In-person & online

Next available consults:

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Private Practice of Suzanne M. Adams, PhD

Pre-Licensed Professional

Accepting clients from New York

Chronic illness - LGBTQIA, gender, & sexuality topics - Stress management - Trauma - Mood disorders - Life purpose & meaning
Online only

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Closetless Mental Health Counseling

Pre-Licensed Professional

Accepting clients from New York

Anxiety - Depression - Gender identity & transgender health - LGBTQIA, gender, & sexuality topics - Self-esteem - Racism, oppression, and discrimination
 In-person & online

Next available consults:

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Serenity Psychotherapy Mental Health Counseling

Pre-Licensed Professional

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Anxiety - Depression - Loss, grief, and bereavement - Trauma - Mood disorders - Clinical supervision
 In-person & online

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FAQs about how to find a pre-licensed professional in New York

How do I find a pre-licensed professional in New York?

Find a pre-licensed professional near you in 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 pre-licensed professional 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 pre-licensed professional for you!

Does insurance cover therapy in New York?

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

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

How can I make an appointment with a pre-licensed professional in New York?

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

Find a pre-licensed professional who sees clients after hours on Zencare. Many pre-licensed professionals in 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 pre-licensed professional in New York who offers in-person sessions?

Find a pre-licensed professional who offers in-person sessions on Zencare. Many pre-licensed professionals in 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 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 pre-licensed professional 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 pre-licensed professional in New York who offers online sessions?

Find a pre-licensed professional who offers online sessions on Zencare. Most pre-licensed professionals in 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 pre-licensed professional, 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 New York pre-licensed professional 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 pre-licensed professional near New York without leaving the comfort of your home or office.

Where can I get mental health therapy in New York?

Start your search for mental health therapy in New York on Zencare. Many pre-licensed professionals 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 pre-licensed professionals to choose from in 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 New York?

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

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

There are several options for paying for therapy in 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 pre-licensed professional in 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 pre-licensed professional 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.