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Starting Online therapy

What is online therapy?

With Thriveworks, Online therapy is an effective alternative to in-person therapy services in which a client can speak to a Thriveworks therapist remotely via online video conferencing. Online sessions are just as effective as in-person treatment, but they can also provide added benefits like reduced travel time, saving money on transportation or childcare, and increased access to care.

How does online therapy work?

Online therapy works much like traditional in-person therapy but takes place through secure video conferencing. Clients can attend Online therapy from any safe place they choose that has access to the internet, whether that be their home or another easily accessible place. Like in-person treatment, a therapist will work with their client to address their concerns, create goals, and establish an effective treatment plan.

What is the best option for online therapy?

There is no best option for online therapy—instead, it's best to focus on finding a provider that meets your speicifc needs and with wom you can form a professional connection with.

Is online therapy just as effective?

Yes, online therapy is just as effetive for many clients as in-person sessions.

How long does online therapy last?

Online therapy can last for a few months to years depending on the goals and symptoms of the client. The treatment process will be unique to each client and lend itself to their specific concerns, which means that the time it takes to treat them will always be different. Timing is also up to the client themselves; they are free to stop therapy whenever they please, especially if they feel they have reached their goals and addressed their concerns.

How much does online therapy cost?

Our Thriveworks therapists at Thriveworks in Eden Prairie, MN accept most major forms of insurance, which means that many of our clients only pay $0-$50 co-pay per session. However, there are also self-pay options that sit around $200 per session, depending on the service and location, for those who are out-of-network.

Need more help deciding?

Rachel’s mom and sister were practically begging Rachel to see a mental health provider. Rachel’s mood had plummeted over the past few months. She had stopped showing up for her job and was now unemployed. She didn’t want to eat, even when her mom dropped by with the homemade comfort food that Rachel usually loved. All Rachel wanted to do was lie in bed, either sleeping or staring at the ceiling. She cried constantly, but couldn’t seem to articulate to her family what was wrong. She just felt despair. She felt like her mind and body were breaking down. Rachel was open to seeing a therapist or a psychiatrist for her acute symptoms of clinical depression, but she didn’t want to leave the house. It just seemed overwhelming to visit a clinic and see a doctor, even if they could provide the resources to help elevate her mood. What should Rachel do?

Rachel should reach out to a licensed online therapist at Thriveworks in Eden Prairie, MN. The mental health providers at Thriveworks are fully qualified to deliver exceptional care to people who are experiencing mental health conditions like depression and anxiety. They can schedule the appointments virtually, often within 24-48 hours, and start delivering compassionate, premium care right away. Rachel won’t have to worry about leaving her house in order to get the help she needs. She can stay in her familiar home environment, but still see a top-rated professional.

How Effective Is Online Counseling?

Because telehealth services are increasing every day, numerous studies have been conducted to test their safety and efficacy. In the case of online counseling, studies show time and again that virtual therapy can be just as effective as in-person sessions. The online counselors, therapists, social workers, and psychiatrists at Thriveworks in Eden Prairie, MN can deliver all the premium, evidence-based therapy treatments like cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) though secure, HIPAA-compliant video conferencing software. 

What Are the Benefits of Online Counseling?

People are used to doing pretty much everything online these days: work, school, socializing with friends, etc. Why not mental health care? If the mental health providers are fully licensed and highly qualified (as Thriveworks counselors in Eden Prairie, MN are), then it’s hard to see a drawback. Clients at Thriveworks love the following benefits of online therapy:

  • Cost-efficiency
  • Anonymity and privacy 
  • Reduced stigma
  • Accessibility during travel
  • Accessibility in rural areas
  • Accessibility for people with mobility limitations
  • Enhanced comfort levels

For people who worry about out-of-pocket expenses for mental health services, rest assured that the licensed providers at Thriveworks in Eden Prairie, MN accept health insurance. If you’re not sure if your health insurance policy will cover essential psychological care, call our trained support team at the Thriveworks office in Eden Prairie, MN and we will help you figure it out. 

What Can Online Counselors Treat? 

The online counselors and psychiatrists at Thriveworks in Eden Prairie, MN can do everything from short-term, solution-focused marriage therapy; to eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR); to medication management. It just depends on your needs. Our providers have vast experience with treating the following issues and conditions:

  • Depression 
  • Anxiety
  • Family conflicts
  • Eating disorders
  • Panic disorders
  • Acute stress
  • Career coaching needs
  • Midlife crises
  • Unfaithful couples
  • Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD)
  • Personality disorders
  • Bipolar disorder (manic depression)
  • Type II bipolar disorder
  • Substance abuse
  • Sex addiction

When someone is seeking a mental health provider for the first time, they may feel overwhelmed because they don’t know what kind of provider they need. Will their symptoms require the services of a licensed Thriveworks psychiatrist, who can prescribe medication? Will they need long-term psychotherapy to delve into childhood traumas? Will they need alcohol counseling to address maladaptive coping strategies? At Thriveworks in Eden Prairie, MN, our highly trained office staff can help match you to the right provider. And because all of our providers are colleagues in the Thriveworks network, they can easily refer you to a different kind of therapist or counselor as needed. 

Get Started with Your Ideal Online Counselor at Thriveworks in Eden Prairie, MN

Thanks to secure telehealth technology, the exceptional, fully licensed mental health providers at Thriveworks in Eden Prairie, MN can meet with clients online so their sessions are convenient and affordable in addition to being of premium quality. When you call the Thriveworks office in Eden Prairie, MN during our extended business hours, we can usually make you an appointment with an exceptional counselor who can meet with you within 24-48 hours of your call. Not only that, but thanks to the superior benefits at Thriveworks, you can access your counselor via phone or email between sessions. You can also use our Ask-a-Coach 24hr Q&A service to get answers to your mental health and life inquiries from professional counselors within a day. 

We look forward to starting you on your path to achieving your goals. Call the Thriveworks office today!

Pricing & insurance

Our therapists accept most major insurances. We cover 180 million Americans – and offer self-pay options, too.
Learn more about pricing for therapy and counseling services at Thriveworks.

Our Minnesota therapists and counselors accept 1 insurance plans

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Self-pay costs at Eden Prairie
Talk therapy

Talk therapy

Includes individual, couples, child/ teen, & family therapy

First session

$1

Ongoing sessions

$1

Talk therapy

Psychiatry

Includes reducing symptoms with medication & management

First session

$1

Ongoing sessions

$1

Hear from our clients

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4.5 Thriveworks Eden Prairie reviews are collected through Thriveworks.com.
★★★★★
Thriveworks helped me realize that I do believe people can change. I’m not the person I was three months ago, broken and fearful. I’m healthy and happy and for the first time being kind to myself. Thank you for giving me my life back.
Read more Thriveworks helped me realize that I do believe people can change. I’m not the person I was three months ago, broken and fearful. I’m healthy and happy and for the first time being kind to myself. Thank you for giving me my life back.
Anonymous Thriveworks Client
Review left on Thriveworks.com

Where to find us

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Getting here

Thriveworks Counseling Eden Prairie is located off of Prairie Center Dr, across the street from NW Anderson Lake, on the outskirts of Eden Prairie Center mall. Our building is neighbored by Star Bank Eden Prairie and Mattress Firm, and shared with Olsen Thielen & Co. There is parking to the north and west of our building in a large parking lot. If you have trouble finding our office or have any questions about how to get here, please don’t hesitate to reach out!

Phone number

(651) 376-2802

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