Telehealth Resources

There is a high demand for mental health services in the Ames community, which can make it challenging to find openings for individual counseling in the area. Telehealth may be a great options to provide you with accessible mental health support that works with your schedule.

There are many different companies that provide telehealth services. The list below are a few options, but is not exhaustive. These agencies are not affiliated with ISU Student Counseling Services and may have some out-of-pocket expense depending on your insurance coverage. To learn more about how to verify your insurance coverage, click here.

AGENCY INSURANCE/PRIVATE PAY Cost before insurance or if insurance is not used

Student is expected to check with insurance company to verify plan covers telehealth 

COVID Recovery Iowa

Complete a contact form and a counselor will get back to you.

No insurance needed, every Iowan is eligible for FREE, confidential counseling, group activities, support groups, and resources. $0
Covenant Family Solutions

Offices in Iowa
Marion, Cedar Rapids, Coralville & Cedar Falls

To set up an appointment call

  • Medicaid
  • BCBS
  • Midland’s Choice
  • Health Partners
  • United Healthcare
  • UMR
  • Tricare

  • Initial appointment $165
  • Follow up sessions $110 – $160




Better Help Generally NOT covered by private health insurance, Medicaid or Medicare.
  • $60 – $90 per week depending on your location, preferences and therapist availability
Mantra Health 
  • United Healthcare
  • HSA and FSA Accepted


  • Initial appointment  $125
  • Follow-up sessions $90
Doctor on Demand 


See website for more specific details about insurance coverage or call to discuss insurance coverage with your specific plan
  • 50 minute sessions $179
  • 25 minute consultations $129