Borderline Personality Disorder Therapists in Rhode Island

Borderline personality disorder (BPD), also known as emotionally unstable personality disorder (EUPD) is a type of personality disorder that affects mood, self-image, thinking, and interpersonal relationships. The daily life of those experiencing BPD can be marked by rapid changes in intense emotions, impulsivity, and other difficult experiences, such as anger, self-harm, or suicidal feelings.

27 Matching Therapists with Availability

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Rita Margaret Mahon

Therapist

Accepting clients from Rhode Island

Borderline personality disorder - Anxiety - Depression - Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) - Trauma - Childhood trauma
Online only
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Erica Rozmid

Therapist

Accepting clients from Rhode Island

Borderline personality disorder - Anxiety - Depression - Selective Mutism - ADHD - Perinatal Mental Health- Loss
Online only
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Carrie Ruggieri

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Accepting clients from Rhode Island

Borderline personality disorder - Trauma - Loss and grief - Relationships - College adjustment - Childhood abuse
Online only
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Rhode Island Hospital Young Adult Behavioral Health Program

Group practice

Accepting clients from Rhode Island

Borderline personality disorder - College & graduate student mental health - Medication management - Anxiety - Depression - Bipolar disorder
 In-person & online
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Gold Okoeka

Psychiatric nurse practitioner (Medication Only)

Accepting clients from Rhode Island

Borderline personality disorder - Medication Management - ADHD - Anxiety - Depression - Child mental health
 In-person & online
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Gina D'Aguanno

Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner (Medication Only)

Accepting clients from Rhode Island

Borderline personality disorder - ADHD - Anxiety - Bipolar disorder - Depression - Stress management
 In-person & online
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Renee Rotman

Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner (Medication Only)

Accepting clients from Rhode Island

Borderline personality disorder - ADHD - Anxiety - Depression - Postpartum depression - Pregnancy, perinatal, postpartum mental health
 In-person & online
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Shannon Erisman

Therapist

Accepting clients from Rhode Island

Borderline personality disorder - Anxiety - Depression - Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) - Pregnancy, perinatal, postpartum mental health - Women's issues
 In-person & online
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Sara Mulvaney

Therapist

Accepting clients from Rhode Island

Borderline personality disorder - Anxiety - Depression - Eating disorders & disordered eating - Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) - Substance abuse
 In-person & online
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Bruce Borkosky

Therapist

Accepting clients from Rhode Island

Borderline personality disorder - Anxiety - Depression - Forensic psychology - Loss, grief, and bereavement - Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
Online only
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Stephanie Volpe

Therapist

Accepting clients from Rhode Island

Borderline personality disorder - Anxiety - Depression - Eating disorders & disordered eating - Loss, grief, and bereavement - Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD)
 In-person & online
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Kelsey Kickbush

Therapist

Accepting clients from Rhode Island

Borderline personality disorder - Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) - Trauma - Complex PTSD (C-PTSD) - LGBTQIA, gender, & sexuality topics - Attachment issues
Online only
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Erin Mancini Geer

Therapist

Accepting clients from Rhode Island

Borderline personality disorder - Trauma - College & graduate student mental health - LGBTQIA, gender, & sexuality topics - Anxiety - Depression
 In-person & online
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Plaza Psychology & Psychiatry

Group practice

Accepting clients from Rhode Island

Borderline personality disorder - Medication management - PTSD - Depression - Anxiety - Bipolar disorder
 In-person & online
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Bao Chau Van

Therapist

Accepting clients from Rhode Island

Borderline personality disorder - ADHD - Anxiety - Couples counseling - Depression - Loss, grief, and bereavement
Online only
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Brian Tesar

Psychiatrist (Medication Only)

Accepting clients from Rhode Island

Borderline personality disorder - ADHD - Anxiety - Bipolar disorder - Depression - Medical professionals' mental health
 In-person & online
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Kenneth A. Parks

Therapist

Accepting clients from Rhode Island

Borderline personality disorder - Anxiety - College & graduate student mental health - Anger management - Depression - Adolescent mental health
 In-person & online
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Alexandra DeCosta

Therapist

Accepting clients from Rhode Island

Borderline personality disorder - Anxiety - Depression - Postpartum depression - Stress management - Trauma
 In-person & online
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Ros Eko

Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner (Medication Only)

Accepting clients from Rhode Island

Borderline personality disorder - ADHD - Anxiety - Depression - Bipolar disorder - Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD)
 In-person & online
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Katrina Sivo-Sousa

Psychiatric nurse practitioner (Medication Only)

Accepting clients from Rhode Island

Borderline personality disorder - Medication Management - ADHD - Depression - Anxiety - Eating disorders & disordered eating
Online only
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Baxter Behavioral Health

Group practice (Medication Only)

Accepting clients from Rhode Island

Borderline personality disorder - Anxiety - Autism spectrum disorder - ADHD - Depression - Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD)
 In-person & online
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Inga Korsgaard

Therapist

Accepting clients from Rhode Island

Borderline personality disorder - Anxiety - Artists' mental health - Attachment issues - College & graduate student mental health - Couples counseling
 In-person & online
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Nicole Sanchez

Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner (Medication Only)

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Borderline personality disorder - ADHD - Anxiety - Autism spectrum disorder - Child mental health - Depression
 In-person & online
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Ken Jaeger

Therapist

Waitlist

Borderline personality disorder - Depression - PTSD - Men’s emotions - Anxiety
 In-person & online
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Kathleen Young

Therapist

Waitlist

Borderline personality disorder - Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) - Trauma - Complex PTSD (C-PTSD) - Emotion regulation - LGBTQIA, gender, & sexuality topics
Online only
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Rebecca Kuklinski

Therapist

Waitlist

Borderline personality disorder - Adjustment difficulties & disorders - Anxiety - Depression - Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) - Trauma
Online only
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Phoenix Rising Centers

Group practice

Accepting clients from Rhode Island

Borderline personality disorder - Racism, oppression, and discrimination - LGBTQIA, gender, & sexuality topics - Medical professionals' mental health - Couples counseling - College & graduate student mental health
 In-person & online

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7 Matching Therapists with No Availability

The following providers who match your search criteria in your area are currently not accepting new clients:

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Julie Panton

Therapist

Not accepting new clients

Borderline personality disorder - ADHD - Depression - Anxiety - Anger management - Behavioral difficulties
 In-person & online
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Brooke O'Gara

Therapist

Not accepting new clients

Borderline personality disorder - Addictions - Depression - Anxiety - Anger management - Communication
 In-person & online
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Mindy Walls

Therapist

Not accepting new clients

Borderline personality disorder - Depression - Adjustment difficulties & disorders - Existential crisis & challenges - Women's issues - Identity development
Online only
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Kate Stewart

Therapist

Not accepting new clients

Borderline personality disorder - LGBQ+ and sexuality - Gender identity and trans health - Race and cultural identity - Mood disturbance - Relationships
Online only
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Heather Jackson

Therapist

Not accepting new clients

Borderline personality disorder - Trauma - Eating disorders - LGBTQIA, gender, & sexuality topics - Racism, oppression, and discrimination - Sexual harassment & assault
Online only
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Marie Kearns

Therapist

Not accepting new clients

Borderline personality disorder - Anxiety - Depression - Weight management - Emotional eating - Life transitions
 In-person & online
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Jane Mizrahi

Therapist

Not accepting new clients

Borderline personality disorder - Existential Challenges /Crises - Trauma Processing - Anxiety - Incorporating the Body in the Healing process - Exploring Cult or Cult like Experiences toward Recovery
 In-person & online

FAQs about how to find a therapist in Rhode Island

How do I find a therapist in Rhode Island?

Find a therapist near you in Rhode Island 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 Rhode Island?

Yes, most Rhode Island 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 Rhode Island. 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 Rhode Island?

Therapists located in Rhode Island 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 Rhode Island. 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 Rhode Island?

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

Find a therapist who sees clients after hours on Zencare. Many therapists in Rhode Island 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 Rhode Island who offers in-person sessions?

Find a therapist who offers in-person sessions on Zencare. Many therapists in Rhode Island 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 Rhode Island 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 Rhode Island who offers online sessions?

Find a therapist who offers online sessions on Zencare. Most therapists in Rhode Island 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 Rhode Island 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 Rhode Island without leaving the comfort of your home or office.

Where can I get mental health therapy in Rhode Island?

Start your search for mental health therapy in Rhode Island 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 Rhode Island; 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 Rhode Island?

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

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

There are several options for paying for therapy in Rhode Island. 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 Rhode Island, 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.