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Discover how starting psychologists therapy can support your own journey toward a happier, more fulfilling life.

Starting Treatment With a Psychologist

What are psychologists?

Psychologists are mental health professionals that provide psychotherapy services and diagnoses for their clients. They have more research-focused training than most therapists, as they are more medically educated and receive a more general education about therapeutic approaches and theory.

How do psychologists work?

Thriveworks psychologists in Meridian, ID provide standard psychotherapy services, tailoring treatment to each client and their unique concerns. However, they can also provide diagnoses to clients when appropriate, something that therapists and counselors cannot do. Finally, in some states in the U.S., they are allowed to prescribe medication.

Can I see a psychologist in person or online?

How long would I see a psychologist?

Psychological treatment at Thriveworks Meridian is very individualized and specific to each client, which means that the duration of treatment is often varied depending on a client’s condition or disorder, the state of their symptoms, and their specific goals.

Need more help deciding?

We have all found ourselves struggling at some point in our lives. Mental health issues can affect everyone, regardless of who you are and what your background is. But while many agree that taking care of our mental health is important, it can sometimes feel difficult to make it a priority. You may see celebrities or your favorite TV stars working with psychologists but it’s a whole different story when it comes to your own mental health.

While it may feel uncomfortable to reach out for therapy for the first time, it can have an incredibly beneficial impact on your life going forward. Just like any other health concern, there is no shame in visiting an experienced psychologist to help you navigate mental illness.

If you’ve been dealing with anxiety, depression, or another mental health issue for a long time, it’s easy to lose perspective. Sometimes it may feel easier to pretend that you’re fine and avoid the issues you’re experiencing. Many people don’t seek out help simply because they don’t see a way out but psychologists and other mental health professionals have dedicated their lives to helping people just like you.

If issues with your mental health are holding you back or interfering with your life, you don’t have to go it alone. Consider reaching out to a Thriveworks psychologist in Meridian, ID to help you begin your journey to healing.

When Should Someone See a Psychologist?

Many people can benefit from seeing a clinical psychologist, whether they’re in the midst of a crisis or have long been dealing with feelings of unhappiness or low self-worth. No matter what your particular mental health concerns are, a psychologist can provide invaluable insight to help you overcome many of life’s obstacles.

Our clinical psychologists help with a wide range of mental health issues, including:

  • Divorce or separation
  • Lack of intimacy or other relationship issues
  • Depression and anxiety
  • Major life transitions
  • Career issues
  • Family issues
  • Substance abuse
  • Loss of a loved one
  • Anger management
  • Phobias
  • Problems with mental clarity and decision making

This list is by no means complete. Visiting a psychologist can help you unlock the challenges you’re facing, and give you strategies to understand and overcome the difficulties you may be experiencing.

If you want to begin your journey to a healthier and more fulfilling life, Thriveworks Counseling in Meridian, ID is here to help.

How Can a Psychologist Help Me?

Psychologists can diagnose and treat a wide variety of mental health issues. By studying and conducting research into the impact of biological, social, and environmental factors on thinking and emotions, psychologists can offer a helpful perspective on many of life’s common challenges.

A psychologist typically employs cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) or other forms of talk therapy as a means of treating mental health issues such as depression and anxiety. CBT in particular is centered on analyzing patterns of thinking and the effect they have on your feelings and behaviors. Negative thinking patterns can contribute to many emotional and behavioral problems, and can also impact your self-esteem. Fortunately, they can be unlearned and replaced with more beneficial ones with the help of a trained professional.

The problem-solving skills and coping mechanisms learned from CBT and other forms of talk therapy can have a wide variety of applications throughout your life. After therapy, clients may find they have improved communication skills, can anticipate and better deal with common stressors, and make healthier choices in their careers and relationships.

If you’d like to experience the difference talk therapy can make in your life, speak to the clinical psychologists at Thriveworks Counseling in Meridian, ID and make an appointment today.

Schedule a Psychology Appointment at Thriveworks in Meridian, ID

At Thriveworks, we believe in making mental health services accessible and convenient for everyone. If you’re a new client, you can schedule an appointment with a therapist within 24 hours. Online sessions are also available, offering a convenient option for therapy without having to leave the comfort of your home. We even offer evening and weekend sessions so you can meet with a therapist at a time that works for your schedule.

We are dedicated to improving the lives of our Meridian clients, which is why we offer many benefits. Some of these include:

  • Guidance via phone or email in between sessions
  • Easy text and app-based billing and scheduling assistance
  • Free access to our eBook on recovering from depression
  • Discussion boards moderated by licensed professionals
  • Exclusive video content featuring industry experts

If issues like depression and anxiety have been holding you back from the life you want to live, it’s important to know that help is available. Schedule an appointment with the mental health professionals at Thriveworks Counseling in Meridian, ID and take the first step in your mental health journey.

Pricing & insurance

Our therapists accept most major insurances. We accept 585+ insurance plans, and offer self-pay options, too.
Learn more about pricing for therapy and counseling services at Thriveworks.

Our Meridian therapists and counselors accept 26 insurance plans

  • Aetna

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield | Anthem (Blue Card)

  • Blue Cross of Idaho | BCBS

  • BrightPath

  • BrightPath Medicare Advantage

  • Cigna | Evernorth

  • Cigna | Evernorth EAP

  • Cigna | Evernorth Medicare Advantage

  • Compsych

  • First Health Network

  • Humana Exchange

  • Humana HMO/POS

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Self-pay costs at Meridian
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5.0 Thriveworks Meridian reviews are collected through
I have been meeting with Matt for almost 2 years now, and he's helped me get in touch with myself and understand who I am, as well as provided great tools to apply to my life for future improvement and coping. I have benefited greatly from my regular meetings with Matt and I can't speak highly enough about him as a counselor and psychological mentor.
Read more I have been meeting with Matt for almost 2 years now, and he's helped me get in touch with myself and understand who I am, as well as provided great tools to apply to my life for future improvement and coping. I have benefited greatly from my regular meetings with Matt and I can't speak highly enough about him as a counselor and psychological mentor.
Meridian Jan 2022
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Where to find us

Getting here

Thriveworks Counseling & Therapy Meridian is located at 26 S Baltic Pl Suite 150, Meridian, ID 83642, off E. Franklin Rd.

Phone number

(208) 504-1377

Languages spoken by ID providers

  • English
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