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

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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 Rio Rancho, NM 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 Rio Rancho 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?

The licensed psychologists at Thriveworks in Rio Rancho, NM can facilitate self-discovery and healing through careful consideration, expertise, and compassion. When you’re ready to connect with one of our licensed therapists, simply call (505) 305-0704 or go online to book a session.

Psychologists and Psychiatrists: What’s the Difference?

People commonly confuse psychiatrists and psychologists, but they’re very different professions within the mental health field. Psychiatrists are medical doctors who are licensed to prescribe medications like antidepressants.

Psychologists are licensed to provide evidence-based talk therapy (psychotherapy). Psychologists can be counseling psychologists or clinical psychologists. They usually have advanced degrees like PhDs or PsyDs (both doctorate degrees), but are not medical doctors.

At Thriveworks in Rio Rancho, NM you may also encounter these mental health providers as well:

  • Licensed professional counselors (LPCs)
  • Licensed clinical social workers (LCSWs)
  • Licensed marriage and family therapists (LMFTs)

If you’re not sure what kind of provider you need, Thriveworks can help you figure it out. Just give us a call at (505) 305-0704.

How Do Psychologists Treat Depression and Anxiety?

Many effective treatment options are available for the treatment of depression and anxiety. Psychologists at Thriveworks in Rio Rancho, NM may consider any of the following approaches:

  • Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT)
  • Eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR)
  • Cognitive restructuring
  • Family therapy
  • Marriage counseling
  • Psychodynamic therapy
  • Psychotropic medication
  • Psychoeducation
  • Self-compassion
  • Journaling
  • Behavioral activation
  • Mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR)
  • Progressive muscle relaxation
  • Meditation
  • Lifestyle modifications
  • Exposure therapy
  • Affect regulation
  • Substance abuse counseling

Why Does Mental Health Matter?

At Thriveworks in Rio Rancho, NM, psychologists work with clients to help them define and achieve their personal mental health goals, whatever they may be. From a foundation of good mental health, people can cope with adversity and tolerate changes. They can form enduring relationships and be better friends, partners, and parents. They can feel more content and mindful day to day. And they can find insight and meaning in their own experiences. 

Match with a Top-rated Psychologist at Thriveworks in Rio Rancho, NM

Thriveworks psychologists are all fully licensed, nationwide, and accept most major health insurance plans. We look forward to helping you navigate your mental health journey.

Call Thriveworks today at (505) 305-0704.

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 Rio Rancho therapists and counselors accept 14 insurance plans

  • Cigna | Evernorth

  • Cigna | Evernorth EAP

  • Compsych

  • Humana Exchange

  • Humana HMO/POS

  • Humana PPO | EPO | HDHP

  • Imperial Health Plan Medicare Advantage

  • JP Farley Corporation

  • Medicare NM

  • Multi Plan PHCS

  • Quest Behavioral Health

  • Tricare West

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Self-pay costs at Rio Rancho
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Talk therapy

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Talk therapy


Includes reducing symptoms with medication & management

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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.
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Where to find us

Getting here

Thriveworks Counseling & Therapy Rio Rancho is located off The American Road SE, across the street from Perfection Honda dealership and next to Extended Stay America hotel. We currently share the building with John Crisler, DDS and GDM, Inc., among other businesses.

Phone number

(505) 305-0704

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