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Salt River Therapy LCSW PLLC

Compassionate, quality therapy from therapists that actually get you

BIPOC and LGBTQ therapists available 

NYC | NY | NJ

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About Us

Salt River Therapy is your safe place to land. We are a boutique practice of experienced therapists who actually get you and are comfortable talking about hard stuff. 

Based in Brooklyn and operating virtually throughout NY and NJ, we offer an individualized, carefully tailored experience of care that you can’t get at large group practices and clinics. We provide individual and couples therapy to adults ages 18 and up.

We’re here to support you in prioritizing caring for yourself, understanding yourself and your experiences more deeply, and finally tackling the things that have been bothering you. Let us help you find your inner capacity for vulnerability, healing, and growth.

 

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Connect with us for a 15 minute phone consultation free of charge, and find out if we’re what you’ve been looking for. During this time we’ll get to know each other a bit, discuss what’s bringing you to therapy, and how we may be able to help. We’ll also talk through how to schedule a first appointment once you’re ready to move forward.

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teresa thompson lcsw is a NQTTCN featured practitioner
About Teresa

Hello and welcome! I’m Teresa Thompson, Founder and Senior Therapist at Salt River Therapy. I help clients reflect on their feelings, thoughts, and relationships, practice tools and strategies for change, and step into their truest, most authentic selves.

Clients come to me feeling unsure and insecure, repeating the same frustrating patterns over and over again, and afraid to let go of what’s not working. Our work together helps them dig into themselves deeper, ditch old and unhealthy cycles, and finally move forward on the life path that they want.

I value building a genuine therapeutic connection with you -
that’s why I’m open to bringing aspects of my personal identity and lived experience into my practice. As a binational, multiracial person living in diaspora, I relate well to “outsiders” and people with mixed or fluid identities. Women and LGBTQ clients often specifically seek me out as a therapist who is a queer woman of color - because I haven’t just studied these walks of life, I’ve lived them. 

Book a free phone consultation to learn more about my approach - I look forward to hearing from you.

 

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About Alexandria

Hello! I'm Alexandria Atkinson, an Associate Therapist at Salt River Therapy. My approach revolves around acknowledging and appreciating the individual experiences and needs of each client. Our sessions offer a safe, judgment-free space where your voice is not only heard but valued.

Together, we'll delve into your thoughts, emotions, and concerns, paving the way for a deeper understanding of yourself and your aspirations. Whether you're grappling with anxiety, depression, self-esteem issues, identity challenges, grief, loss, or relationship difficulties, I’m here to support you.

We'll explore both current obstacles and past experiences, shedding light on how they may still influence your present.By working collaboratively, we'll uncover the underlying causes of your struggles. This process will empower you to confront and work through them, fostering resilience and inner strength.



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Alexandria Atkinson therapy
Jack skelton therapy
About Jack
Hey there - I’m Jack Skelton, an Associate Therapist at Salt River Therapy. I can work with you to explore deeper questions, break patterns that no longer serve you, and strengthen your rituals and strategies of care.  

In my 10+ years of experience, I have supported clients overcoming a variety of life challenges - anxiety and depression, stress from disability/chronic illness and/or caretaking, self-esteem issues, difficulties setting boundaries and resolving conflicts, communication problems, and more. 

I believe that you are the expert on you, and that our work together is to help you uncover the answers true to your unique life experience. I use therapeutic models like Mary Poppins pulls from her bag—together we identify the tools that work best for you. I frequently use mindfulness, art, movement, and music activities in my approach. 

I have extensive experience working with queer and trans clients. I welcome clients who are engaged in non-monogamy, sex-work, and/or kink. I am fat-positive and body-positive. I am a white clinician, deeply committed to anti-racist work.
I am invested in you living an intentional, reflective life that feels most true to you. Let’s chat more about what working together would be like - book a free phone consultation to get started.

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Services

We offer therapy sessions virtually on Zoom. The convenience of telehealth allows us to meet virtually with clients residing throughout New York and New Jersey. Teresa and Alexandria also have in-person availability at our offices in Downtown Brooklyn.

Individual therapy sessions are 45 minutes, scheduled weekly. We require a minimum 6 month commitment to weekly therapy before discussing the possibility of biweekly therapy.

Couples therapy sessions are 60 minutes, scheduled biweekly.

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Fees
 Like most specialized therapy practices, Salt River Therapy does not accept insurance. .

Teresa’s fees are $180-$220 for individual therapy and $200-$250 for couples therapy.
Alexandria's fees are $80-$120 for individual therapy and $100-$150 for couples therapy
Jack’s fees are $120-$160 for individual therapy and $150-$200 for couples therapy.


We’ll negotiate a fee with you before your first session, taking into account your financial circumstances, the anticipated complexity of your treatment, and what capacity the practice currently has to accommodate sliding scale rates. 

If you have a health insurance plan that includes Out of Network benefits, we encourage you to get in contact with them to find out if and how you can use these to offset the cost of therapy.

 

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Insights Blog
Curious about our approach to mental health? Check out our blog to see some of the most frequent questions we get about mental health answered. You might be surprised to see many of your difficulties and concerns are shared by others going through their own mental health journey. 

If you have any questions we haven't yet answered, please submit them in a comment, via email, or during a free consultation.
Contact Us
To schedule a free phone consultation, click here or reach out to Teresa by email (teresa@saltrivertherapy.com) or text (646-657-8646). For general inquiries, please email hello@saltrivertherapy.com

If you are in crisis, please contact 1-888-NYC-WELL (New York) or 855-654-6735 (New Jersey) for immediate support. If you are experiencing a psychiatric emergency, go to your nearest emergency room.

Right to Receive a Good Faith Estimate of Expected Charges Notice


You have the right to receive a “Good Faith Estimate” explaining how much your medical care will cost. Under the law, health care providers need to give patients who do not have insurance or who are not using insurance an estimate of the bill for medical items and services. 
You have the right to receive a Good Faith Estimate for the total expected cost of any non-emergency items or services. This includes related costs like medical tests, prescription drugs, equipment, and hospital fees. 
Make sure your health care provider gives you a Good Faith Estimate in writing at least one business day before your medical service or item. You can also ask your health care provider, and any other provider you choose, for a Good Faith Estimate before you schedule an item or service. If you receive a bill that is at least $400 more than your Good Faith Estimate, you can dispute the bill. 
Make sure to save a copy or picture of your Good Faith Estimate. For questions or more information about your right to a Good Faith Estimate, visit www.cms.gov/nosurprises.

Address

26 Court St
Brooklyn, NY 11201

Hours

Monday               10AM - 8PM
Tuesday               10AM - 8PM
Wednesday         10AM - 8PM
Thursday             10AM - 8PM
Friday                   10AM - 5PM
Saturday              12PM - 8PM 
Sunday                          Closed


We respond to emails, calls, and text messages at our earliest convenience on business days. We cannot guarantee a prompt reply to communication received outside of business hours, and correspondence is not monitored before 9 am, after 8 pm, or on Sundays.