Therapists Providing Strength-Based Therapy in Rhode Island

Through strength-based therapy, the positive aspects of a person’s character are highlighted rather than one’s problems or weaknesses. The therapist helps the client to build and maintain resilience through exploration of pre-existing strengths and inner resources.

Find therapists in Rhode Island who are trained in Strength-Based Therapy below. All providers have been vetted by the Zencare team for clinically rigorous, quality care. Visit their profiles to watch an introductory video and book a free initial call to find a good fit!


Megan  Berndt

Megan Berndt

Online Sessions, RI

23 North Road, South Kingstown, RI, 02879

Accepting new clients online
Out-of-pocket-fees: $125 per session

Finding a connection with a therapist can be tough. We will explore your needs and what you are seeking in treatment. If we both decide that we are a good match then we will begin. Should we feel that your needs may be better addressed by another therapist or approach I will help guide you to someone that may be a better fit, at any time before, during, or after treatment.


Andrew  Leonard

Andrew Leonard

Online Sessions, RI

Insurances: Blue Cross Blue Shield, Brown University Student Health Insurance (United Healthcare), Medicare, United Healthcare, Johnson and Wales University Student Health Insurance (United Healthcare), University of Rhode Island (URI) Student Insurance (United Healthcare), RISD Student Health Insurance (United Healthcare), United Healthcare Student Health Plan, Optum, Neighborhood Health Plan of Rhode Island
Accepting new clients online
Out-of-pocket-fees: $75 - $150 per session

Coming into therapy can be an extremely difficult decision. As such, the respect and appreciation I have for the courage it takes to reach out for help and to allow yourself to be vulnerable in therapy is immeasurable. The responsibility that comes along with this as a psychotherapist is something I will never take lightly or lose sight of. Therefore, I am 100% committed to the work we undergo together and will always aspire to offer a treatment environment in which you feel comfortable, respected, and valued at all times by a competent and empathic professional.

Our work together will always be a collaborative effort. If you find that you are having trouble believing in yourself, know that I do, and that we will work to get you to the point where you do as well. I truly believe that every human being is capable of making positive, meaningful changes, even when it may be challenging to believe this initially—all it takes is a small amount of willingness and open-mindedness to build upon. The fact that you are even reading this right now shows that you have both of these already.

Whenever you feel ready, please do not hesitate to reach out to chat a bit about any questions you may have or just to see if we are the right fit.


Michelle  Vitale

Michelle Vitale

Online Sessions, RI

Insurances: Brown University Student Health Insurance (United Healthcare)
Waitlist available online
Out-of-pocket-fees: $150 - $200 per session

When navigating life challenges and changes, we can all benefit from the support, structure and accountability of a skilled compassionate companion. As your compassionate companion, I will join you in this journey of exploration and learning. We will work together to bravely and kindly learn more about you and the patterns supporting or inhibiting your growth, explore what is possible for you, and help you move in a direction that feels fulfilling for you.


Megan  Gallagher

Megan Gallagher

Online Sessions, RI

Insurances: Blue Cross Blue Shield, Wellfleet Student (formerly Consolidated Health Plans), Tufts Health Plan, United Healthcare
Waitlist available online
Out-of-pocket-fees: $150 per session

I provide a safe and comfortable setting in which you can work to determine and accomplish your goals, minimize stress, and learn to identify triggers so that you can regain control of your emotions and reach a level balance in your life. We are partners in this process and will work together to create a road map that is appropriate for your needs using tools such as education, support, and direction.
My approach is holistic and client centered. I believe in recognizing one's natural skills while creating strategies to reduce discomfort. I specialize in adjustment issues, depression, and anxiety. I am also trained in Accelerated Resolution Therapy (ART) which provides fast relief to many symptoms including those related to anxiety, trauma, PTSD, and depression.
We will look at your mind/body connection because having a better understanding of this will lead to a reduction of physical/emotional pain. It is my hope that my clients live the life they have always wanted to.


Carmel  Lombardi

Carmel Lombardi

Online Sessions, RI

Insurances: Blue Cross Blue Shield, Beacon Health Options, Brown University Student Health Insurance (United Healthcare), Harvard Pilgrim, Tufts Health Plan, United Healthcare, University of Rhode Island (URI) Student Insurance (United Healthcare), RISD Student Health Insurance (United Healthcare)
Waitlist available online
Out-of-pocket-fees: $135 per session

I believe everyone benefits from someone who can listen without judgement and who can offer support and guidance when needed. We all want to reach our best potential and live a fulfilling life, sometimes we might just need a little boost. 


Jessica  Reis-Driscoll

Jessica Reis-Driscoll

Online Sessions, RI

873 Warwick Avenue, Warwick, RI, 02888

Insurances: Blue Cross Blue Shield, Brown University Student Health Insurance (United Healthcare), Medicare, Tufts Health Plan, United Healthcare, Johnson and Wales University Student Health Insurance (United Healthcare), University of Rhode Island (URI) Student Insurance (United Healthcare), RISD Student Health Insurance (United Healthcare), United Healthcare Student Health Plan, Neighborhood Health Plan of Rhode Island
Waitlist available in-person & online
Out-of-pocket-fees: $100 - $150 per session

I want you to know that I care deeply about your happiness and well-being. I am committed to providing therapeutic services that are supportive, non-judgemental and that focus on your strengths. I also understand that finding a therapist who best meets your needs and with whom you feel connected and supported can be an overwhelming and challenging process. I am here to help guide and support you in the navigation of this journey. I know that you have very unique needs so I individually tailor treatment interventions. I want you to feel heard, your feelings and experiences validated and to have a safe environment in which to do so.


AJ  Metthe

AJ Metthe

Online Sessions, RI

Insurances: Aetna, Blue Cross Blue Shield, United Healthcare, Optum, Neighborhood Health Plan of Rhode Island
Not accepting new clients
Out-of-pocket-fees: $60 - $200 per session

To confidentially talk with someone who listens carefully, attunes to your feelings, and walks beside you as you navigate the ups and downs of life can be a powerful experience. When ready to ask for help, I am here to build upon your strengths and inner wisdom. Therapy can help you explore core values, increase your capacity for self-reflection, ease suffering, and create lasting change. My non-judgmental presence and ability to listen deeply are the core foundations of my work. I am trained in psychodynamic approaches, and I usually find a core component of healing seeks to examine the relationship between the past and the present. Furthermore, I often incorporate mindfulness, acceptance, and self-compassion into my work.


Ros  Johnson

Ros Johnson

100 Lafayette Street, Pawtucket, RI, 02860

Online Sessions, RI

Insurances: Aetna, Blue Cross Blue Shield, Brown University Student Health Insurance (United Healthcare), Coventry Health, First Health, Harvard Pilgrim, Tufts Health Plan, United Healthcare, Johnson and Wales University Student Health Insurance (United Healthcare), University of Rhode Island (URI) Student Insurance (United Healthcare), RISD Student Health Insurance (United Healthcare), United Healthcare Student Health Plan, PacifiCare, Neighborhood Health Plan of Rhode Island
Not accepting new clients
Out-of-pocket-fees: $125 per session

I look forward to you contacting me regarding whatever's on your mind. Whether it's something you want to address in a few sessions--or even just one!--or it's issues you need to examine longer-term and in more depth, I'm interested. My aim is to provide a safe and nonjudgmental space in which you can talk about anything at all and in which I can help you focus on your strengths and the possibilities for change. With over 40 years of experience with a diverse population, I'm able to address a wide variety of issues with the individuals and couples who see me.


Lindsay  Daskalopoulos

Lindsay Daskalopoulos

Online Sessions, RI

Insurances: Brown University Student Health Insurance (United Healthcare)
Not accepting new clients
Out-of-pocket-fees: $180 per session

The change point at the heart of crisis often leads someone to consider therapy and though it may be difficult to see the opportunity for healing and change, seeking help is a first step toward new possibilities.

I am dedicated to building a deep relationship with you and provide an open and safe space for you to explore all your concerns, to cultivate resilience and find solutions. Through the process of self discovery many find greater equanimity, purpose, compassion and an expanded capacity for love.


MiNa  Chung

MiNa Chung

205 Waterman Street, Providence, RI, 02906

Online Sessions, RI

Insurances: Blue Cross Blue Shield
Not accepting new clients
Out-of-pocket-fees: $125 - $150 per session

Psychotherapy is a process by which progress and healing involves a deep commitment to yourself, the courage to face your challenges, and the belief that change is possible. Taking that first step is often the most difficult one, whether you're trying out therapy for the first time or have decided to return. My approach is collaborative and I aim to ensure a safe, private and inviting space where, together, we can sort through and make sense of your struggles and use these insights as a stage for change and transformation.


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