Oak Street Health

Counselor Near Me

Finding the right counselor near you comes down to your specific mental health needs and matching yourself to a licensed professional who is trained to meet those needs. Oak Street Health has a growing number of providers across the country, so you won't have to travel far to receive care.

Become a patient.

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Find a doctor

Our approach isn’t one-size-fits-all. We spend more time with our patients than other primary care physicians would to ensure you get the care you need.

Our patient relations managers help guide you through the insurance process and ensure you get the most out of your insurance benefits.

Call us with questions for your doctor, to arrange prescription refills or to book your next appointment.

Common questions

  • What hospitals do you work with?

    We work with any area hospitals that accept your insurance.

  • What if I’m not sure I want to change doctors right now?

    You're welcome to visit before you decide if Oak Street Health is right for you. Call (888) 812-1183 to learn more.

  • Who can become an Oak Street Health patient?

    Our doctors specialize caring for anyone with Medicare, including Original Medicare Part B, select Medicare Advantage plans, Medicare Supplement or Medigap plans and Medicare-Medicaid Plans.

  • How do I or a family member become an Oak Street Health patient?

    Call (888) 812-1183 to find a Medicare doctor near you and learn more about becoming a patient at Oak Street Health. You can also stop by your nearest center or fill out a become a patient form, and we'll be in touch.

  • What insurance does Oak Street Health accept?

    We accept all forms of Medicare, including Original Medicare Part B, select Medicare Advantage plans, Medicare Supplement or Medigap plans and Medicare-Medicaid Plans. Call us at (888) 812-1183 to see if we accept your specific insurance.

  • What will Oak Street Health cost me?

    Your costs will not change because you become an Oak Street Health patient.

  • Can I keep my specialist?

    We work with specialists in your insurance network. Our team of referral coordinators can help you navigate these networks to connect you with the best specialist for your needs.

What is the difference between a psychologist and a counselor?

While looking for the right mental health professional, you may have questions about the differences between a psychologist and a counselor. Licensed counselors require a college degree (BS or BA) and require additional training to work with individuals on overall well-being. This treatment can be done in a group or a private environment and supports good mental health. On the other hand, almost all licensed psychologists have a Doctoral degree (PhD) or equivalent supplemental training. Psychologists work with individuals to diagnose disorders and help patients learn coping skills to alleviate symptoms of their mental health problems.

How to find a licensed counselor who understands your mental health needs

Licensed counselors focus on working with clients to help them cope with a wide variety array of issues. When working with a mental health professional, you can expect dedicated, personalized treatment that is focused on improving your overall wellness. Behavioral health providers work with individuals dealing with stress, anxiety, loss, lack of sleep, and many other areas that require counseling. You can browse behavior health providers on our website and we’ll help match you to the right professional to help treat your mental health concerns and symptoms.

How to find a counselor at Oak Street Health

We’ll help you find the best counselor who accepts your insurance (and/​or Medicare and Medicaid) and can treat your mental health needs. Our team at Oak Street Health will match you with the best professionals who are accepting patients, and who specialize in your mental health issues, including anxiety, depression, stress, and more.

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