Last edited 12/11/2023

Frinette Checo MD

VerifiedOffers Online TherapyIn-person Meetings
Acepting new clientsAccepts Insurance
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General Office Hours

In Eastern Time

Mondayfrom 08:00 AM to 08:00 PM
Tuesdayfrom 08:00 AM to 08:00 PM
Wednesdayfrom 08:00 AM to 08:00 PM
Thursdayfrom 08:00 AM to 08:00 PM
Fridayfrom 08:00 AM to 08:00 PM

What was your path to becoming a therapist? What inspired you to choose this profession?

Dr.Checo is board certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology in Adult Psychiatry and Geriatric Psychiatry. She completed her psychiatry residency training at St. Elizabeth's Medical Center in Boston, MA and a fellowship in geriatric psychiatry at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, NH. She completed a fellowship in Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy at the Boston Psychoanalytic Society and Institute. Dr.Checo provides outpatient psychiatric medication management for adults 41 years and older, and treats a range of conditions including mood disorders (depression, bipolar disorder), anxiety disorders (OCD, panic disorder, generalized anxiety disorders, phobias), ADHD, trauma/post-traumatic stress disorder, and psychotic disorders. Dr.Checo also specializes in treating behavioral disturbances associated with major neurocognitive disorders, more commonly known as dementia.




Medication Management

General Expertise



Bipolar disorder

Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD)

Psychotic Disorders


Medication Management

In-Network Insurance



Cigna EAP


Elevance Health

Evernorth Health Services


Magellan Health


Adults (25-65)

Seniors (65+)


  • Virginia, Medical Doctor, 101271711


Pontificia Universidad Católica Madre y Maestra

St. Elizabeth?s Medical Center

Mary Hitchcock Memorial Hospital

Boston Psychoanalytic Society and Institute

Online Therapy

Office at 575 Lynnhaven Parkway, Virginia Beach, VA

Frequently Asked Questions About Frinette Checo, MD

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

Is Frinette Checo accepting new clients?

Yes, Frinette Checo is accepting new clients for online therapy in Virginia and in-person appointments at 575 Lynnhaven Parkway, Suite 305, Virginia Beach, VA, 23452.

Does Frinette Checo accept insurance?

Yes, Frinette Checo accepts insurance, including Aetna, Anthem, Cigna EAP, ComPsych, Elevance Health, Evernorth Health Services, Humana, Magellan Health and MultiPlan.

Does Frinette Checo offer in-person appointments?

Yes, Frinette Checo offers in-person appointments at 575 Lynnhaven Parkway, Suite 305, Virginia Beach, VA, 23452.

Does Frinette Checo offer online therapy?

Yes, Frinette Checo offers online therapy via video sessions to people in Virginia.

How quickly can I see Frinette Checo?

Frinette Checo 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 Frinette Checo speak?

Frinette Checo conducts therapy sessions in English and Spanish.

Can I book an appointment with Frinette Checo online?

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