Find a Therapist near Providence, RI

The therapists listed are members of GoodTherapy and pay us a membership fee which helps support our services. By using this site you signify your assent and agreement to our terms of service


Find a Therapist in Providence with GoodTherapy

It’s normal to experience mental health issues and relationship problems. Talking to a licensed therapist can help. Therapy can teach you more about yourself and your mental health concerns in a healing way. Many therapies are evidence-based and have been proven effective.

Since 2007, GoodTherapy has helped people like you connect with ethical, compassionate counselors and therapists. The therapists listed above, who practice therapy in Providence, are trained to protect client confidentiality and privacy. In keeping with our high membership standards, these mental health professionals are also committed to eliminating the stigma that keeps many people from seeking help.

Beliefs about how much therapy costs may deter some people from finding a therapist. It’s a good idea to contact therapists you’re interested in and ask about insurance, sliding-scale fees, payment plans, and other options to stay within your budget.

Rest assured there are qualified therapists in Providence who can treat a variety of concerns, including family conflict, relationship issues, anxiety, or depression. With our directory, the right therapist is easy to find.

List Your Practice on GoodTherapy

Are you a therapist or mental health professional looking for new ways to get referrals and market your practice in Providence? Keeping up to date with professional requirements and increasing your online presence are just two of the many benefits of joining GoodTherapy. Start connecting with clients and earning online continuing education credits today!

About Providence

Providence is a city in Providence County and the capital of Rhode Island. It is located on the Providence River and has a land area of 18 square miles. Providence was founded in 1636 by Roger Williams after he purchased land from the Narragansett Indians. The city was incorporated in 1831.

Providence has 179,000 inhabitants. The ethnic composition of Providence is 40% Hispanic, 36% white, 13% black, and 7% Asian. The median age is 29 years old.

Around 83% of people in Providence are American citizens (compared to the national rate of 93%).Thirty percent of residents are foreign-born. Over 49% of people in Providence speak a foreign language at home. The city has 60,000 Spanish speakers and 2,700 Portuguese speakers.

People in Providence earn an average yearly salary of $22,500. Ten percent of residents under age 65 have a disability. Over 15% of this age group lack health insurance. Over 28% of residents live in poverty. 

Mental Health in Providence

Substance abuse prevention is an important issue for city officials in Providence. The Providence Healthy Communities Office (HCO) creates policies for drug and alcohol prevention in the city. The HCO works with many local organizations and agencies to provide education and outreach. It oversees programs for youths, seniors, and families.

Opioid addiction among inmates is a special area of concern in Providence. In 2016, the city began providing treatment to inmates who had issues with opioid use. These efforts have resulted in a 61% decrease in overdose deaths after incarceration. Some health experts believe the city’s treatment model can be used to reduce the opioid-related mortality rate nationwide.


  1. Providence. (n.d.). Encyclopedia Britannica. Retrieved from
  2. Providence, RI. (n.d.). Data USA. Retrieved from
  3. Providence, Rhode Island, carving the path to reduced opioid death rates after testing a medical for addiction treatment (MAT) program on inmates. (2018, March 26). Globe Newswire. Retrieved from
  4. QuickFacts: Providence city, Rhode Island. (n.d.). United States Census Bureau. Retrieved from
  5. Substance abuse prevention + mental health. (n.d.). Retrieved from
GoodTherapy uses cookies to personalize content and ads to provide better services for our users and to analyze our traffic. By continuing to use this site you consent to our cookies.