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Doris Council PMHNP

VerifiedOffers Online Therapy
Acepting new clientsAccepts Insurance
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General Office Hours

In Eastern Time


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What does a first session with you look like?

I'm Dr. Doris Council, a passionate and dedicated psychiatric mental health practitioner based in California, committed to delivering comprehensive care that focuses on both your psychological and physical well-being. With dual board certifications in psychiatric mental health and family practice, along with a doctoral background in psychiatric mental health, I bring a wealth of expertise to address a wide spectrum of mental health concerns. My mission is simple: to empower you on your journey towards mental wellness and positive outcomes. Through personalized telehealth sessions, I cater to individuals aged 18 and above, navigating various psychological needs or disorders, including but not limited to depression, anxiety disorders, mood disorders, ADHD, and PTSD.

What is your style/approach to therapy?

Treatment plans are individualized and tailored to address the specific needs and circumstances of my clients. These include and not limited to Medications: Antidepressants, Anxiolytics, Mood Stabilizers, and Antipsychotics in managing mental health disorders, and psychotherapy, implementing best evidence-based practice as a bedrock in caring for my clients. Tools utilized are PHQ-9 (Patient Health Questionnaire-9) for depression,Generalized Anxiety Disorder 7-item (GAD-7) scale for anxiety, Mood Disorder Questionnaire (MDQ) for bipolar disorder, and Adult ADHD Self-Report Scale (ASRD) for ADHD symptoms in adults. These tools are used in combination with clinical interviews and observations to form a comprehensive assessment and treatment plan.





Sleep & insomnia issues

In-Network Insurance




UnitedHealthCare (UHC)

Carelon Behavioral Health




First Session$100
Individual Therapy$100

Types of Therapy

Individual Therapy


Young Adults (18-24)

Adults (25-65)

Seniors (65+)


  • California, Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner, 95003788


Charles R. Drew University

Online Therapy

Frequently Asked Questions About Doris Council, PMHNP

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

Is Doris Council accepting new clients?

Yes, Doris Council is accepting new clients for online therapy in California.

Does Doris Council accept insurance?

Yes, Doris Council accepts insurance, including Aetna, Anthem, Carelon Behavioral Health, Cigna, Humana, Medicare and UnitedHealthCare (UHC).

What types of therapy does Doris Council offer?

Doris Council offers therapy for individuals.

Does Doris Council offer in-person appointments?

No, but people in California can book Doris Council for virtual appointments (teletherapy).

Does Doris Council offer online therapy?

Yes, Doris Council offers online therapy via video sessions and phone sessions to people in California.

How quickly can I see Doris Council?

Doris Council 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 Doris Council speak?

Doris Council conducts therapy sessions in English.

Can I book an appointment with Doris Council online?

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