Last edited 02/14/2024

Chris Friend LPC

VerifiedOffers Online Therapy
Acepting new clientsAccepts Insurance
Headshot of Chris Friend Licensed Professional Counselor

General Office Hours

In Eastern Time

Mondayfrom 09:00 AM to 07:00 PM
Tuesdayfrom 09:00 AM to 07:00 PM
Wednesdayfrom 09:00 AM to 07:00 PM
Thursdayfrom 09:00 AM to 07:00 PM
Fridayfrom 09:00 AM to 07:00 PM
Saturdayfrom 09:00 AM to 07:00 PM
Sundayfrom 09:00 AM to 07:00 PM

Learn more about my:

What does a first session with you look like?

We will work on creating a treatment plan to help you achieve your goals. I incorporate skills-training as well as mindfulness into sessions to help you learn emotion regulation.

What is your style/approach to therapy?

I utilize a CBT and DBT approach in counseling. I help others learn tools including distress tolerance techniques, mindfulness, communication tools, and other skills to help with daily functioning and mood.

Specialties

Depression

Anxiety

Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

Suicidal ideation

General Expertise

Coping Skills

In-Network Insurance

Aetna

Cigna

UnitedHealthCare (UHC)

Cigna EAP

Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield

Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield

Optum

Clientele

Young Adults (18-24)

Adults (25-65)

Seniors (65+)

Adolescents (13-17)

Licensure

  • Pennsylvania, Licensed Professional Counselor, PC015298

Education

Duquesne University (PA)

Online Therapy

Frequently Asked Questions About Chris Friend, LPC

It’s not uncommon to have questions before starting therapy. Chris Friend, LPC, has answered a few of the questions they receive most often from new clients.

Is Chris Friend accepting new clients?

Yes, Chris Friend is accepting new clients for online therapy in Pennsylvania.

Does Chris Friend accept insurance?

Yes, Chris Friend accepts insurance, including Aetna, Cigna, Cigna EAP, Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield, Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield, Optum and UnitedHealthCare (UHC).

Does Chris Friend offer in-person appointments?

No, but people in Pennsylvania can book Chris Friend for virtual appointments (teletherapy).

Does Chris Friend offer online therapy?

Yes, Chris Friend offers online therapy via video sessions and phone sessions to people in Pennsylvania.

How quickly can I see Chris Friend?

Chris Friend typically can speak with new clients within 48 hours. You can see their current general office hours and request an appointment on their profile page.

What languages does Chris Friend speak?

Chris Friend conducts therapy sessions in English.

Can I book an appointment with Chris Friend online?

Yes, you can easily book an appointment with Chris Friend online using Choosing Therapy’s directory.