Chronic Illness Therapists in Rhode Island — Zencare

Chronic Illness Therapists in Rhode Island

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Chronic illnesses are long-term health conditions that can persist throughout one’s life. Such illnesses generally have complex causes and can lead to impairment, pain, or disability; they can significantly alter the way a person sees the world or change how they think, feel, and behave. Chronic illnesses can restrict participation at school or work, affect relationships, or make it difficult to go about other usual activities.

26 Matching Therapists with Availability

Accepting new clients in-person & online

Rhode Island Hospital Young Adult Behavioral Health Program

Rhode Island Hospital Young Adult Behavioral Health Program

Group practice
167 Point Street
College & graduate student mental healthMedication managementAnxietyDepressionBipolar disorderADHD
Zencare Vetted

Accepting new clients online

Jillian  Luz

Jillian Luz

Therapist
TraumaGrief and lossLife transitionsAnxietyCommunication skillsPhobias & fears
Zencare Vetted

Accepting new clients online

Andrea  Epstein

Andrea Epstein

Therapist
Anxiety Depression Trauma Loss, grief, and bereavement
Zencare Vetted

Accepting new clients online

Megan  Walsh

Megan Walsh

Therapist
Anxiety Relationship issuesPerfectionism Life transitionsIdentity development
Zencare Vetted

Accepting new clients online

Noah  Bogdonoff

Noah Bogdonoff

Therapist
Sexual health & dysfunction LGBTQIA, gender, and sexuality topicsMen's health Trauma Existential crisis & challengesIdentity development
Zencare Vetted

Accepting new clients in-person & online

Melissa  Mastrostefano

Melissa Mastrostefano

Therapist
20 Cutter Street
Loss and griefSoul injuryTraumaDepressionAnxietyChronic & terminal illness
Zencare Vetted

Accepting new clients in-person & online

Adriana  DeMello

Adriana DeMello

Therapist
325 Angell Street
AnxietyRelationship issuesEating disordersCouples counselingDepressionCollege, graduate & international student mental health
Zencare Vetted

Accepting new clients in-person & online

HAWK & hummingbird Holistic Healing

HAWK & hummingbird Holistic Healing

Group practice
545 South Water Street
Eating disordersSports psychologyCouples counselingFamily counselingParentingCollege mental health
Zencare Vetted

Accepting new clients in-person & online

Jessica  Ferrol

Jessica Ferrol

Therapist
AnxietyDepressionAddictionRelationshipsLife transitionsBody dysmorphia
Zencare Vetted

Accepting new clients online

Bethany  Cagen

Bethany Cagen

Therapist
AnxietyMindfulnessLife transitionsTraumaDepression
Zencare Vetted

Accepting new clients online

Andrew  Leonard

Andrew Leonard

Therapist
Trauma Depression Anxiety Alcohol use disorder & addiction Stress managementMood disorders
Zencare Vetted

Accepting new clients in-person & online

Sarah  Xavier

Sarah Xavier

Psychiatrist
652 George Washington Highway
Medication managementAnxietyCompulsive behaviors, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)DepressionGrief and copingLife transitions
Zencare Vetted

Accepting new clients online

Tina Matarazzo Sheff

Tina Matarazzo Sheff

Therapist
Adjustment difficulties & disordersDivorce & separation Loss, grief, and bereavementParentingPostpartum depressionPregnancy, perinatal, postpartum mental health
Zencare Vetted

Accepting new clients in-person & online

Heidi  Monroe

Heidi Monroe

Therapist
TraumaPost-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Relationship issuesCodependency Loss, grief, and bereavementChronic illness
Zencare Vetted

Accepting new clients online

Hartselle and Associates

Hartselle and Associates

Group practice
10 Elmgrove Avenue
Sleep disordersEating disordersSubstance abuseAnxietyObsessive compulsive disorder
Zencare Vetted

Accepting new clients in-person & online

Sarah  Mermin

Sarah Mermin

Therapist
16 Princeton Street
AnxietyDepressionTraumaMindfulnessLGBTQ and sexuality topicsParenting
Zencare Vetted

Waitlist available online

Shera  Baker

Shera Baker

Therapist
AnxietyDepressionCareer counselingLife transitionsHIV/AIDSSelf-esteem
Zencare Vetted

Accepting new clients in-person & online

Carla  Ferrari

Carla Ferrari

Therapist
325 Angell Street
DepressionAnxietyCollege and graduate student mental healthInfertility challengesRelationship issuesDivorce-related challenges
Zencare Vetted

Accepting new clients in-person & online

Alison  Akers

Alison Akers

Therapist
5 Wake Robin Road
Family dynamics and issuesInterpersonal skillsDialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)ADHD (Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder)DepressionAnxiety
Zencare Vetted

Accepting new clients in-person & online

Sarah  Macedo

Sarah Macedo

Therapist
495 Hope Street
TraumaSurvivors of sexual assaultAcademic pressureLGBTQIA topicsTransgender identitiesAnxiety
Zencare Vetted

Accepting new clients online

Shannon  McNeill

Shannon McNeill

Therapist
AnxietyDepressionRelationshipsTraumaLife transitionsSelf-doubt
Zencare Vetted

Waitlist available online

Lakshyan  Schanzer

Lakshyan Schanzer

Therapist
423 North Lane
AnxietyDepressionPain managementStress managementRelationshipsMindfulness
Zencare Vetted

Waitlist available online

Adam  Rodriquez

Adam Rodriquez

Therapist
Race & cultural identityAnxietyLGBTQIA issuesObsessive compulsive disorder (OCD)Adolescent mental healthChronic illness
Zencare Vetted

Waitlist available in-person & online

Brooke  Huminski

Brooke Huminski

Therapist
154 Waterman Street
PerfectionismEating disordersCollege, graduate, and medical student mental healthShameSelf-esteemAnxiety
Zencare Vetted

Waitlist available in-person

Todd  Schmenk

Todd Schmenk

Therapist
1 Richmond Square
AnxietyCouples counselingLife transitionsChronic illnessPanic attacksMedical professionals' mental health
Zencare Vetted

Waitlist available in-person & online

Emily  Natale

Emily Natale

Therapist
189 Governor Street
Chronic painStress managementLife transitionsAnxietyDepressionSpirituality & religion
Zencare Vetted

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27 Matching Therapists with No Availability

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

Not accepting new clients

Kara  Massie

Kara Massie

Therapist
245 Waterman Street
Eating disordersLGBQ and sexuality topicsTransgender topicsCollege and graduate school related challengesAnxietyDepression
Zencare Vetted

Not accepting new clients

Laura  Whiteley

Laura Whiteley

Psychiatrist
Anxiety disordersInsomniaMood disordersDepressionAttentional IssuesCollege and work issues
Zencare Vetted

Not accepting new clients

Daniel  Manfra

Daniel Manfra

Psychiatrist
Anxiety DepressionCombination medication management and talk therapyCollege & graduate student mental health Relationship issuesGrief, Loss and Trauma
Zencare Vetted

Not accepting new clients

John  Bean

John Bean

Therapist
501 Angell Street
Personal optimizationAchieving peak performancePerformance anxietyReprocessing upsetting memoriesAlcoholic family dynamicsTrauma
Zencare Vetted

Not accepting new clients

Michelle  Rickerby

Michelle Rickerby

Psychiatrist
285 Governor Street
Family therapyCouples counselingEating disordersIntegrated careChronic illnessSomatoform illness
Zencare Vetted

Not accepting new clients

Diana  Greywolf

Diana Greywolf

Therapist
816 Middle Road
TraumaWomen's IssuesLGBTQIA issuesAnxietyDepressionIndividual counseling and personal growth
Zencare Vetted

Not accepting new clients

Mary  Mueller

Mary Mueller

Therapist
1 Richmond Square
AnxietyChronic illness and challengesDepressionExpressive writingLife transitionsLoss and grief
Zencare Vetted

Not accepting new clients

Seguin  Spear

Seguin Spear

Therapist
Care-givers and loved onesEnd-of-life support for patientsChronic illnessExistential challengesLoss and griefBuilding emotional resilience
Zencare Vetted

Not accepting new clients

Leila  O'Connell

Leila O'Connell

Therapist
208 Governor Street
TraumaAnxietyDepressionChronic illnessPersistent and severe mental illnessLoss and grief
Zencare Vetted

Not accepting new clients

Lindsay  Schnetzer

Lindsay Schnetzer

Therapist
205 Waterman Street
Young adult mental healthMindfulnessExposure therapyAnxietyTraumaDepression
Zencare Vetted

Not accepting new clients

Greta  Mittner

Greta Mittner

Therapist
3 Phillips Street
Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)Anxiety disordersPhobias and panic disorderCompulsive behaviorsMajor life changesExistential challenges/crises
Zencare Vetted

Not accepting new clients

Caroline  Obrecht

Caroline Obrecht

Therapist
AnxietyCouples counselingDeaf and hard of hearing peopleDepressionPostpartum depressionBipolar disorder
Zencare Vetted

Not accepting new clients

Jennifer  Aspel

Jennifer Aspel

Therapist
35 South Angell Street
Eating disordersCollege mental healthAnxietyDepressionLife transitions
Zencare Vetted

Not accepting new clients

Kathleen A Treloar

Kathleen A Treloar

Therapist
Anxiety Depression Loss, grief, and bereavementPhysical wellness Relationship issues Work stress

Not accepting new clients

Chalice  Mathioudakis

Chalice Mathioudakis

Therapist
Gender identity & transgender healthHighly sensitive individuals & introversionIntersectionality of privilege and oppressionHelping professionals mental healthTraumaLGBTQIA+ topics
Zencare Vetted

Not accepting new clients

Aliza  Krieger

Aliza Krieger

Therapist
245 Waterman Street
AnxietyConflicts in relationshipsStress managementLife transitions & personal growthMood disordersManagement of chronic and acute illness
Zencare Vetted

Not accepting new clients

Cerissa  Blaney

Cerissa Blaney

Therapist
College & graduate student mental healthMedical professionals' mental health Stress managementWeight loss & managementChronic illness Life transitions
Zencare Vetted

Not accepting new clients

Rachel  Busch

Rachel Busch

Therapist
Adolescent mental health Anxiety College & graduate student mental health DepressionAdjustment difficulties & disorders Stress management

Not accepting new clients

Roberta  Lasser

Roberta Lasser

Therapist
226 Waterman Street
Life transitionsAnxietyDepressionRelationshipsWork issues
Zencare Vetted

Not accepting new clients

Cara  Quinn

Cara Quinn

Therapist
20 Newman Avenue
Couples counselingRelationship issuesTraumaGriefAnxietyDepression
Zencare Vetted

Not accepting new clients

Joseph  Trunzo

Joseph Trunzo

Therapist
245 Waterman Street
Anxiety disordersObsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)Behavioral medicineMood disordersManagement of chronic illnessRelationship difficulties
Zencare Vetted

Not accepting new clients

Peter  Erickson

Peter Erickson

Therapist
Marital/couples counselingCollege mental healthAnxietyDepressionGriefPsychology of men
Zencare Vetted

Not accepting new clients

Ronnesia  Gaskins

Ronnesia Gaskins

Therapist
11 S. Angell St.
AnxietyAdjustment disordersChronic disease managementChild and adolescent behavioral difficultiesDevelopmental disabilitiesNutrition management
Zencare Vetted

Not accepting new clients

Katy  Roth

Katy Roth

Therapist
TraumaRelationship challenges and couples therapyPerformance and creativity in school and workMeditation/mindfulnessIntegration of spirituality and psychotherapyLife transitions
Zencare Vetted

Not accepting new clients

Lisa  Goldman

Lisa Goldman

Therapist
295 Angell Street
Relationship challengesWork issuesFamily issuesAnxietyDepressionExistential challenges and life transitions
Zencare Vetted

Not accepting new clients

Andrew  Lewandowski

Andrew Lewandowski

Therapist
Gender identity & transgender health LGBTQIA, gender, and sexuality topics Depression TraumaPost-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)Chronic illness
Zencare Vetted

Not accepting new clients

Jacqueline  Meszaros

Jacqueline Meszaros

Therapist
1 Richmond Square
Life transitionsEntering and leaving collegeFiguring out life in one's 20sParentingEmpty nestingMenopause
Zencare Vetted

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. All 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.