Last edited 03/01/2024

Rikki Hester LCSW

VerifiedOffers Online TherapyIn-person Meetings
Acepting new clientsAccepts Insurance
Headshot of Rikki Hester Licensed Clinical Social Worker

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

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. Thriveworks helps people live happier, more fulfilling lives. Clients are guided and supported as they work through their unique mental health challenges – and, along the way, shown the life-changing power of therapy.

What is your style/approach to therapy?

I offer a variety of counseling approaches including CBT / Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Family Systems. When working with clients, my desire is to provide a warm, welcoming environment where they feel comfortable discussing anything.

What should we know about your experiences and background?

Rikki Hester is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) based in North Carolina with more than 17 years of experience. Her goal is to create an experience that is genuine, caring, and safe. Rikki is passionate about working with adolescents, adults, and couples to address their unique challenges. Please note that Rikki provides therapy and not assessment in her role. Rikki has so much insight into daily life challenges as well as major life events that can cause a disruption in your life. he has worked with geriatric populations, clients with depression, anxiety, trauma, and abuse, as well as those dealing with change, and domestic violence. Rikki completed her Master's degree in Social Work at the University of Arkansas-Little Rock. She also has a Bachelor's degree in Christian Counseling and is able to provide faith-based therapy to clients that prefer that as part of the therapeutic process. Rikki believes that you are the expert in your story and that your story is important. You have the ability to overcome life's challenges and she is just the vehicle to help you do so!






General Expertise





Aging related concerns


Coping Skills

In-Network Insurance



Blue Cross NC

Cigna EAP




First Session$200
Individual Therapy$160
Marriage & Couples Counseling$160
Family Therapy$160
Group Therapy$160

Types of Therapy

Individual Therapy

Marriage & Couples Counseling

Family Therapy

Group Therapy


Adults (25-65)

Seniors (65+)

Adolescents (13-17)

Treatment Approaches / Modalities

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)

Motivational Interviewing

Emotionally Focused Therapy

Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)

Attachment-Based Therapy


  • North Carolina, Licensed Clinical Social Worker, C012549

Work History


Online Therapy

Office at Thriveworks Counseling & Psychiatry Greensboro, Greensboro, NC

Frequently Asked Questions About Rikki Hester, LCSW

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

Is Rikki Hester accepting new clients?

Yes, Rikki Hester is accepting new clients for online therapy in North Carolina and in-person appointments at Thriveworks Counseling & Psychiatry Greensboro, 3300 Battleground Ave Suite 220, Greensboro, NC, 27410.

Does Rikki Hester accept insurance?

Yes, Rikki Hester accepts insurance, including Aetna, Blue Cross NC, Cigna, Cigna EAP, Humana and Optum.

What types of therapy does Rikki Hester offer?

Rikki Hester offers therapy for couples, families, groups and individuals.

Does Rikki Hester offer in-person appointments?

Yes, Rikki Hester offers in-person appointments at Thriveworks Counseling & Psychiatry Greensboro, 3300 Battleground Ave Suite 220, Greensboro, NC, 27410.

Does Rikki Hester offer online therapy?

Yes, Rikki Hester offers online therapy via video sessions to people in North Carolina.

How quickly can I see Rikki Hester?

Rikki Hester 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 Rikki Hester speak?

Rikki Hester conducts therapy sessions in English.

Can I book an appointment with Rikki Hester online?

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