Life Transitions Therapists in Rhode Island

Change can be tough. Life transitions – such as moving to a new city, transitioning into or out of a relationship, becoming a parent, or changing your career – can be difficult and uncomfortable. It’s normal, even helpful, to feel a certain amount of stress amid a life transition; in fact, the majority of us will encounter such a period of increased stress alongside a transition at some point in our lives. You might, for example, find yourself worrying more than usual, withdrawing from family and friends, or even experiencing physical symptoms, such as muscle tension or difficulty sleeping. Usually, these markers of stress subside over time as we adapt to our new circumstances.

259 Matching Therapists with Availability

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Rita Margaret Mahon

Therapist

Accepting clients from Rhode Island

Life transitions - Anxiety - Borderline personality disorder - Depression - Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) - Trauma
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April Lau

Therapist

Accepting clients from Rhode Island

Life transitions - Anxiety - Identity development - Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) - Relationship issues - Self-esteem
 In-person & online
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Logan Hamel

Therapist

Accepting clients from Rhode Island

Life transitions - Body image - Eating disorders & disordered eating - Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) - Sports psychology - Mind-body connection
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Willie Borkai

Therapist

Accepting clients from Rhode Island

Life transitions - ADHD - Anxiety - Career counseling - Depression - LGBTQIA, gender, & sexuality topics
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Heather Edwards

Therapist

Accepting clients from Rhode Island

Life transitions - Anxiety - Depression - Trauma - Mindfulness - Relationships
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Shelby Petro

Therapist

Accepting clients from Rhode Island

Life transitions - ADHD - Anxiety - Depression - LGBTQIA, gender, & sexuality topics - Trauma
 In-person & online
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Patricia A. Bresky

Therapist

Accepting clients from Rhode Island

Life transitions - Medical professionals' mental health - Self-esteem - Stress management - Women's issues - Divorce and Separation
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Cathay Che

Therapist

Accepting clients from Rhode Island

Life transitions - Anxiety - Depression - LGBTQ clients - People of color - Identity development
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Megan Walsh

Therapist

Accepting clients from Rhode Island

Life transitions - Anxiety - Relationship issues - Perfectionism - Identity development
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Brie Van Widenfelt

Therapist

Accepting clients from Rhode Island

Life transitions - Anxiety - Depression - Relationship issues
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Sonia Gomes

Therapist

Accepting clients from Rhode Island

Life transitions - Life coaching - Women's issues - Cultural adjustment - Attachment issues
 In-person & online
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Michelle Christine Spoelstra

Therapist

Accepting clients from Rhode Island

Life transitions - Anxiety - Career counseling - College & graduate student mental health - Loss, grief, and bereavement - Stress management
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Amy Larson Lazier

Therapist

Accepting clients from Rhode Island

Life transitions - Addiction - Drug addiction & abuse - Loss, grief, and bereavement - Pregnancy, perinatal, postpartum mental health - Trauma
 In-person & online
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Deborah Schuessler

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Accepting clients from Rhode Island

Life transitions - Anxiety - Depression - Trauma - Academic issues - Career counseling
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Gabriella Rothman

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Accepting clients from Rhode Island

Life transitions - College, graduate, medical student challenges - Medical resident challenges - Anxiety - Depression - Weight management
 In-person & online
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Natalie Monaghan

Therapist

Accepting clients from Rhode Island

Life transitions - Eating disorders - Body dysmorphic disorder (BDD) - Anxiety - Depression - Family issues
 In-person & online
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Meghan Ghidinelli

Therapist

Accepting clients from Rhode Island

Life transitions - Addiction - Anxiety - Bipolar disorder - Chronic pain - College & graduate student mental health
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Jane Moffett

Therapist

Accepting clients from Rhode Island

Life transitions - Anxiety - Chronic illness - Depression - Divorce & separation - Parenting
 In-person & online
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Mindwell Psychology

Group practice

Accepting clients from Rhode Island

Life transitions - Anxiety - Couples counseling - Depression - Eating disorders & disordered eating - Existential crisis & challenges
 In-person & online
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Jenny Joyal

Therapist

Accepting clients from Rhode Island

Life transitions - Anxiety - Depression - Relationships - Existential crisis & challenges - Parenting
Online only
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Helen Estrella

Therapist

Accepting clients from Rhode Island

Life transitions - Adjustment difficulties & disorders - Anxiety - College & graduate student mental health - Pregnancy, perinatal, postpartum mental health - Women's issues
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Karin Lewis

Therapist

Accepting clients from Rhode Island

Life transitions - Eating disorders - Anxiety - Depression - Existential challenges - Loss and grief
Online only
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Jillian Luz

Therapist

Accepting clients from Rhode Island

Life transitions - Trauma - Grief and loss - Anxiety - Communication skills - Phobias & fears
Online only
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Tina Matarazzo Sheff

Therapist

Accepting clients from Rhode Island

Life transitions - Loss, grief, and bereavement - Parenting - Pregnancy, perinatal, postpartum mental health - Anxiety - Adjustment difficulties & disorders
Online only
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Kristen McKee

Therapist

Accepting clients from Rhode Island

Life transitions - Anxiety - College & graduate student mental health - Depression - Relationship issues - Trauma
Online only
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Amy Audet

Therapist

Accepting clients from Rhode Island

Life transitions - Stress management - Communication issues - Self-esteem - Anxiety - Women's issues
Online only
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C. Duarte & Associates, Psychotherapy and Medication Management

Post-Doctoral Psychology Fellow

Accepting clients from Rhode Island

Life transitions - Addiction - Anxiety - Depression - LGBTQIA, gender, & sexuality topics - Trauma
 In-person & online
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Tracy Singer

Therapist

Accepting clients from Rhode Island

Life transitions - Anxiety - Relationship issues - Self-esteem - Stress management - Perfectionism
Online only
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Rebecca Zisserson

Therapist

Accepting clients from Rhode Island

Life transitions - Anxiety - Depression - Relationship difficulties - Substance abuse - Trauma
 In-person & online
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Michele Laferte

Therapist

Accepting clients from Rhode Island

Life transitions - Anxiety - Phobias & fears - Self-esteem - Trauma - Mood disorders
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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.