Last edited 03/01/2024

Melanie Costa LCSW

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General Office Hours

In Eastern Time

Mondayfrom 08:00 AM to 09:00 PM
Tuesdayfrom 08:00 AM to 09:00 PM
Wednesdayfrom 08:00 AM to 09:00 PM
Thursdayfrom 08:00 AM to 09:00 PM
Fridayfrom 08:00 AM to 09:00 PM
Saturdayfrom 08:00 AM to 09:00 PM
Sundayfrom 08:00 AM to 09:00 PM

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What does a first session with you look like?

The first session, as with all Thriveworks therapists, will involve talking through your needs and goals for therapy — whether those involve managing depression, anxiety, relationship problems, or another mental health challenge. This will enable you to receive the very best care, as a personalized treatment plan will then be developed for subsequent sessions.

What is your style/approach to therapy?

I offer a variety of counseling approaches including Addiction, Anxiety, Behavioral Issues, Coping Skills, Depression, Eating Disorder, Life Transition, Self Esteem, Sexual Abuse, Sleep / Insomnia, Stress, Trauma / PTSD and Women’s Issues.

Specialties

Depression

Anxiety

Addiction

Behavioral Issues

Coping Skills

General Expertise

Self-Esteem

Drug addiction & abuse

Eating disorders

Sleep & insomnia issues

Life transitions

Phobias & fears

Trauma

In-Network Insurance

Aetna

Anthem

Cigna

UnitedHealthCare (UHC)

Humana

Medicare

Optum

Fees

First Session$200
Individual Therapy$170
Marriage & Couples Counseling$170
Family Therapy$170

Types of Therapy

Individual Therapy

Marriage & Couples Counseling

Family Therapy

Clientele

Young Adults (18-24)

Adults (25-65)

Seniors (65+)

Treatment Approaches / Modalities

Eclectic Therapy

Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)

Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)

Compassion-Focused Therapy

Licensure

  • New Jersey, Licensed Clinical Social Worker, 44SC05758700

Education

Masters in Social Work, Rutgers University

Online Therapy

Frequently Asked Questions About Melanie Costa, LCSW

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

Is Melanie Costa accepting new clients?

Yes, Melanie Costa is accepting new clients for online therapy in New Jersey.

Does Melanie Costa accept insurance?

Yes, Melanie Costa accepts insurance, including Aetna, Anthem, Cigna, Humana, Medicare, Optum and UnitedHealthCare (UHC).

What types of therapy does Melanie Costa offer?

Melanie Costa offers therapy for couples, families and individuals.

Does Melanie Costa offer in-person appointments?

No, but people in New Jersey can book Melanie Costa for virtual appointments (teletherapy).

Does Melanie Costa offer online therapy?

Yes, Melanie Costa offers online therapy via video sessions to people in New Jersey.

How quickly can I see Melanie Costa?

Melanie Costa 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 Melanie Costa speak?

Melanie Costa conducts therapy sessions in English.

Can I book an appointment with Melanie Costa online?

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