Social Anxiety Therapists in Rhode Island — Zencare

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Social anxiety is a mental health condition characterized by an overwhelming fear of social situations. For those who struggle with social anxiety, everyday activities like meeting or speaking with people are persistently accompanied by intense worry. Social anxiety causes distress and can seriously impact daily life and relationships, as people tend to avoid or escape their feared social situations. Social anxiety can also involve the physical symptoms of anxiety and panic attacks.

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Jasmine  Appleberry

Jasmine Appleberry

Therapist
640 George Washington Highway
DepressionAnxietyLife transitions Couples counselingPerfectionism Relationship issues
Zencare Vetted

Accepting new clients online

Megan  Gallagher

Megan Gallagher

Therapist
Trauma recoveryAnxietyDepressionLife transitionsCareer issuesAccelerated Resolution Therapy
Zencare Vetted

Accepting new clients in-person & online

Rebecca  Zisserson

Rebecca Zisserson

Therapist
245 Waterman Street
AnxietyDepressionRelationship difficultiesSubstance abuseTrauma
Zencare Vetted

Waitlist available in-person & online

Sharon  Philbin

Sharon Philbin

Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner
100 Lafayette Street
ADD / ADHD (Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder)AnxietyDepressionMedication managementWomen's issuesGender identity & transgender health
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Accepting new clients in-person & online

East Coast Mental Wellness

East Coast Mental Wellness

Group practice
1 Richmond Square
LGBTQIA topicsBipolar disorderLife transitionsAnxietyTraumaDepression
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Accepting new clients in-person & online

Nicholas  Ferro

Nicholas Ferro

Therapist
2 Richmond Square
AnxietyDepressionCollege mental healthStress TraumaSubstance abuse
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Allison  Silvers

Allison Silvers

Therapist
AnxietyYoung adulthoodDepressionExistential crisisLife transitionsTrauma
Zencare Vetted

Waitlist available online

Megan  Berndt

Megan Berndt

Therapist
AnxietyADHDAdjustment difficulties & disordersAutism spectrum disorderDepressionCompulsive behavior
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Waitlist available online

Anthony  Parente

Anthony Parente

Therapist
Adolescent mental health Anxiety Loss, grief, and bereavementCollege & graduate student mental health DepressionArtists' mental health
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PVD Cares and Wellness Center

PVD Cares and Wellness Center

Group practice
ADHD Anxiety Depression AddictionBipolar disorder
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Anna  Fineberg

Anna Fineberg

Therapist
Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) TraumaPregnancy, perinatal, postpartum mental healthPostpartum depression Anxiety Medical professionals' mental health
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Cathleen  Adams

Cathleen Adams

Psychiatrist
Mood disorders Anxiety Eating disorders & disordered eatingChronic illnessFamily issuesCollege & graduate student mental health
Zencare Vetted

Accepting new clients in-person & online

Jose G. Cruz Rodriguez

Jose G. Cruz Rodriguez

Therapist
Mood disorders Addiction Anxiety Spirituality & religionAdjustment difficulties & disordersRace & cultural identity
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Alison  Jost

Alison Jost

Therapist
Anxiety (all anxiety disorders, OCD, perfectionism)College & graduate student mental healthDivorce & separation Loss, grief, and bereavementWomen's issues Life transitions
Zencare Vetted

Accepting new clients in-person & online

JRD Counseling

JRD Counseling

Group practice
Anxiety Depression TraumaCollege & graduate student mental healthWomen's issues LGBTQIA, gender, & sexuality topics
Zencare Vetted

Accepting new clients in-person & online

Jackson  Melnick

Jackson Melnick

Therapist
Men's healthCollege & graduate student mental healthFamily issuesSocial anxietyObsessive compulsive disorder (OCD)
Zencare Vetted

Accepting new clients in-person & online

Caroline  Golski

Caroline Golski

Psychiatrist
1407 South County Trail
College & graduate student mental health Depression Anxiety ADHDBipolar disorderAdjustment difficulties & disorders
Zencare Vetted

Accepting new clients online

Jenny  Joyal

Jenny Joyal

Therapist
Anxiety DepressionRelationships Life transitions Existential crisis & challengesParenting
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Accepting new clients in-person & online

Randy  Freeman

Randy Freeman

Psychiatrist
Autism spectrum disorderDevelopmental disordersADHDAttachment issues Anxiety Depression
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Accepting new clients online

Rebecca Frempong Antwi

Rebecca Frempong Antwi

Therapist
Depression Anxiety Mood disordersADHDPsychotic disordersAdolescent mental health
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Accepting new clients online

Kayla  Rios

Kayla Rios

Therapist
Anxiety Depression Life transitionsAlcohol use disorder & addictionMood disorders Stress management
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Mindy  Walls

Mindy Walls

Therapist
DepressionAdjustment difficulties & disorders Existential crisis & challengesWomen's issuesIdentity developmentCommunication issues
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Accepting new clients online

PSYCHe

PSYCHe

Group practice
AnxietyDepressionLife transitionsMindfulnessTraumaAdolescent mental health
Zencare Vetted

Accepting new clients online

ARISE Psychotherapy Services, Inc.

ARISE Psychotherapy Services, Inc.

Group practice
Trauma DepressionAnxiety College & graduate student mental healthSubstance abuse Life transitions
Zencare Vetted

Accepting new clients online

Amanda  Taylor

Amanda Taylor

Therapist
DepressionAnxiety Substance abusePost-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)Adjustment difficulties & disordersObsessive compulsive disorder (OCD)
Zencare Vetted

Accepting new clients online

Dean  Janeff

Dean Janeff

Therapist
Anxiety Depression Loss, grief, and bereavement Relationship issuesSelf-esteemChildhood trauma
Zencare Vetted

Accepting new clients in-person & online

Lisa  Granda

Lisa Granda

Therapist
Anxiety DepressionAdolescent mental healthChild mental healthCollege & graduate student mental health Trauma
Zencare Vetted

Accepting new clients online

Rachel  Simmons

Rachel Simmons

Therapist
Body dysmorphiaMedical professionals' mental healthObsessive compulsive disorder (OCD)PerfectionismMood disordersSocial anxiety

Accepting new clients in-person & online

ACTUrgently

ACTUrgently

Group practice
Anxiety Academic challengesPanic attacks / panic disorderChronic illnessLife purpose & meaning Stress management

Accepting new clients online

Kimberly  Moore

Kimberly Moore

Therapist
Anxiety DepressionObsessive compulsive disorder (OCD)Substance abuseMood 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. 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.