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Meet With a Licensed Kentucky Online Therapist

PlushCare’s online therapy program makes it easy to meet a Kentucky licensed therapist online. Our compassionate therapists are trained to provide counseling for depression, anxiety, stress, grief, life transitions, and loss. At PlushCare, you can meet with a Kentucky online therapist for $169 per session or $149 for weekly sessions. To book a free 15-minute consultation with a prospective Kentucky therapist, contact 1-800-221-5140 or email [email protected]

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How Does Online Therapy Work in Kentucky?

Forget fighting the traffic to get to your therapist’s office. PlushCare makes it easy to meet your therapist in the Bluegrass state. Kentucky online counseling and therapy services through PlushCare allow you to talk to a licensed therapist privately from the comfort of your home on the phone or through video chat. 


Each online therapy session at PlushCare is 45 minutes long and completely secure. At PlushCare, you can speak with a Kentucky licensed therapist remotely for $169 per session or $149 for weekly sessions.

Meet Melissa Dempsey, Kentucky Licensed Therapist

Melissa Dempsey is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW). Melissa came to this profession later in life, graduating with her Masters of Social Work in 2016 and has never been happier or more fulfilled than she is today.


Melissa prides herself in working with her clients to find out what their goals are, what they feel their challenges are, and what clients feel they need to make their lives better. Melissa is trained in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy.


Prior to pursuing an education in Social Work, Melissa worked in a variety of jobs, had a variety of relationships and raised three beautiful children. It was not until Melissa settled her own childhood traumas and codependency issues, that she was able to realize how important it is to have healthy boundaries, self-love, and balance in your life. These are lessons that she lives to pass on to her clients, in hopes that they too, can find this peace in their lives.


Frequently Asked Questions

How Much Does Online Therapy Usually Cost?

Online therapy services in Kentucky with PlushCare costs $169 per session. For weekly sessions, you can get $20 off, making each session $149. The cost of therapy is dependent on the type of therapy, therapist’s qualifications and where you live. The cost of therapy out-of-pocket can range from $60 to $250 per session.

Is Online Therapy Legal?

Yes. Online therapy is legal in Kentucky. Therapy conducted online is also known as online therapy (or teletherapy). See the Center for Connected Health Policy for more information.

Is Teletherapy as Effective as In-Person Therapy?

Yes. In most cases, patients find teletherapy to be as effective as in-person sessions for a range of mental health disorders, including anxiety and depression. 

Is Online Therapy Good Or Bad?

It depends. Online therapy has these benefits:

  • Saves time
  • COVID-19 safe
  • Saves money


However, online therapy may not work for everyone:

  • Those without access to reliable internet access or supporting technology.
  • Those with serious mental health conditions.

How Do I Find a Therapist?

As you begin your therapy journey, you will find many channels for finding a licensed Kentucky online therapist that is the right fit for you. First, check your provider directory to find therapists that are within the network. Some have found success through reliable databases.


In addition, know that many licensed Kentucky online therapists connect to their patients via established online therapy platforms. PlushCare is one of the top online therapy platforms.

Who is PlushCare’s Online Therapy For?

PlushCare’s affordable online counseling in Kentucky is suitable for anyone who:

  • Has a reliable internet connection
  • Is over 18 years old
  • Does not have any serious mental health conditions

How it Works

  • Browse our network of top therapists to find one that matches your needs.

  • Get private and secure emotional support weekly from your dedicated therapist.

  • Experience comprehensive care with unlimited access to your care team and primary care physician.

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