Therapists in Athens, GA
Choose from approximately 60 mental health counselors in Athens, Georgia. LifeStance is the largest behavioral care provider in the USA. Our licensed mental health professionals see patients in our 37 offices in Georgia and also provide telehealth services. LifeStance therapists specialize in treating various mental and emotional health conditions, including anxiety, depression, work stress, relationship issues, and trauma.
Our therapists and psychologists offer talk therapy or psychotherapy. If you need treatment medication management or any other treatment provided by psychiatrists, you can browse the list of our psychiatrists in Athens, Georgia or our licensed mental health therapists will help you to select the care you need.
At LifeStance we understand that a personal connection between a mental health care professional and a provider is very important, so we encourage you to browse our directory as we have providers who speak your language, accept your insurance, and specialize in the issues you are going through.
We highly encourage our patients to visit our mental health clinics near Athens, Georgia to schedule in-person therapy sessions as some services like group therapy, DBT sessions, and play therapy are better in-person and in group settings.
Find a mental health care therapist/counselor in Athens, Georgia who matches what you are looking for.
Below, read more FAQS about how to find a therapist in Athens, Georgia.
FAQs about how to find a therapist in Athens, Georgia
Find a therapist near you in Athens, Georgia on LifeStance. To find your perfect match use filters like insurance accepted, therapy specialty, and provider identity. Mental health care counselors on LifeStance are highly rated and vetted for their extensive experience treating individual adults, children and adolescents, as well as couples and families. They offer both in-person and telehealth care.
Do mental health care counselors in Athens, Georgia accept insurance?
Yes, most health insurance carriers in Athens, Georgia cover mental health care including therapy. Calculating the exact amount of coverage will be based on the plan details and whether the selected mental health counselor is in-network or out-of-network. LifeStance is in-network with most insurance plans in Georgia, so you’ll pay only a copay at each session after meeting your annual deductible.
We work with: Worker's Comp, Optum (UnitedHealthcare), Railroad Medicare, Beacon Value Options, Blue Cross Blue Shield, Aetna, Tricare, Kaiser, Humana Military, Behavioral Health System, MediNcrease, Cigna, ComPsych and Humana.
However, even in cases when a LifeStance therapist is out-of-network with your insurance, you may still be able to receive reimbursement from your insurance company especially If you have a PPO or POS insurance plan. If you have an HMO, EPO, or Medicaid/Medicare plan that LifeStance is out of network with, you likely cannot receive a reimbursement and would be responsible for the full out-of-network session fee. Our mental health therapist rates vary based on experience, we would be happy to assist you with clarifying the rate and finding you the right therapist.
Once you have found a therapist in Athens, Georgia you want to make an appointment with, you can proceed with booking an appointment online via a link on the therapist’s profile or request a callback so our office will call you at the time that is convenient for you. This is especially important for new patients, as normally your therapist will schedule your next appointment with you before the end of the session. If you are a new patient or want to schedule a session with another provider, the LifeStance scheduling specialist will go over your scheduling preferences and therapist’s availability in-person or online. If your treatment involves scheduling appointments in group settings, our specialist will follow up with days and times with you over a phone call.
LifeStance offers many different kinds of mental health providers available in Athens, Georgia including psychologists, clinical social workers, and mental health counselors. Common types of therapy provided in Athens, Georgia include cognitive therapies, like Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT). Other providers offer a blend of techniques for a more interpersonal, holistic approach. You should be able to receive most of the treatments via virtual care, however, there are some types of therapy that will require in-person visits like TMS and EMDR therapy.
Some mental health therapists in Athens, Georgia also offer specialized treatment services, like couples therapy, marital and premarital counseling, and relationship and family therapy. While most LifeStance therapists in Athens, Georgia 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, you could be referred to our team of psychiatrists and PMHNPs. 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.
You have to be in the state where your mental health therapist is licensed in to receive the care. Please let your therapist know that you will be traveling out of state and we will come up with a solution for you.