Therapists in Union Square NYC
The following therapists, psychologists, and psychiatrists are located in Union Square NYC. Filter your search results by specialty, availability, and more. Watch introductory videos of each therapist, and book a free call to assess whether your therapist is right for you!
Union Square therapists accept payment from a variety of insurances, most commonly Blue Cross Blue Shield and Cigna. However, it may be difficult to find a Union Square therapist who is in-network with your insurance. Few Union Square therapists accept health insurance because of low reimbursement rates, logistical challenges, and privacy concerns. Many times, those who do accept insurance are fully booked. In the Union Square area, sessions with therapists who are out-of-network with insurances range from $175 to more than $250 per session in Union Square.
Therapy sessions in Union Square are typically 45 minutes to one hour. Therapists treat individuals of all ages including adults, college students, teenagers, and children. Many also offer couples counseling and family therapy. Some Union Square therapists only see clients in-person, but a number offer remote or online sessions as well.
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How to find a therapist in Union Square
How much does therapy cost in Union Square NYC?
In Union Square, therapy typically costs anywhere from $175 to more than $250 per session if you’re paying out of pocket. If your therapist accepts insurance, you'd only be responsible for the copay, which is usually $20 to $40. If you have a high-deductible plan, expect to pay $175-$250+ per session until your insurance starts contributing.
You can also ask your therapist if they offer a sliding scale, or reduced fee, to clients with limited financial resources. In Union Square, sliding scales can be as low as $100 per session.
Does health insurance cover therapy in Union Square NYC?
Due to low reimbursement rates, logistical challenges, and privacy concerns, few Union Square therapists are in-network with health insurance plans. However, there are several who do accept insurance from plans such as Aetna, Blue Cross Blue Shield, Cigna, Consolidated Health Plans, and NYU health insurance.
You can see a therapist who isn’t paneled with your insurance, but your out-of-pocket costs will be higher as you’ll only receive partial reimbursement. For details about your out-of-network coverage, contact your plan or search your plan documents for your summary of benefits. The key terms are “out-of-network deductible” and “coinsurance.” Your deductible is the amount you’ll have to pay before your insurance starts contributing. Coinsurance is the amount that they will reimburse you,
Where are most therapists in Union Square NYC located?
Union Square therapists see clients in office and residential spaces between 14th and 17th Streets in Manhattan, on the east and west sides of Union Square Park.
How can I get to therapy appointments in Union Square NYC?
The 14th Street-Union Square subway station is located at the intersection of Fourth Avenue and 14th Street, underneath Union Square.
The station serves the 4, 6, L, N, and Q trains at all times, the 5 and R trains except when it’s late at night, and the W train on weekdays.
Some Union Square therapists also offer remote or online counseling.
When can I schedule therapy appointments in Union Square NYC?
You can schedule therapy appointments in Union Square at any time of day. Therapists see clients early in the morning before work or school, during the day – for example, for lunchtime appointments – and in the evenings after 5pm. Many therapists also see clients on the weekends.