Counseling in Pyeongtaek with U.S. Psychologists & Counselors Off-Post

Seoul Counseling Center

Seoul Counseling Center Opens Second Office To Serve The U.S. Military Community in Pyeongtaek, South Korea

Seoul Counseling Center opened its second office location in Pyeongtaek, right next to the Brownstone Apartments near Camp Humphreys. Seoul Counseling Center’s Pyeongtaek branch is an in-network TRICARE-provider that serves U.S. military families, civilians, and contractors living abroad in Pyeongtaek and neighboring areas, such as Osan Air Base. They have U.S. Licensed PhD-Level Clinical Psychologists, and U.S. Licensed MA-Level Therapists, Counselors, and Social Workers who are native English-speakers and bilingual with diverse counseling backgrounds and expertise. Their counselors specialize in counseling adult patients, children and families. Common problems treated include anxiety, depression, PTSD, work stress, and couples/marital problems. You can expect professional & reliable counseling in a 100% confidential, completely off-post setting.

Conveniently Located Next to Brownstone Apartments

pyeongtaek off-post counseling

TRICARE Accepted (In-Network Tricare Provider)

The Seoul Counseling Center accepts TRICARE Insurance as an in-network provider. We can now more easily serve U.S. Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, and Coast Guard service members and their families. Your TRICARE insurance will cover your mental health counseling sessions with us for unlimited sessions (as long as they are deemed needed by your provider), and we offer Direct Billing with the TRICARE office for your convenience. 

TRICARE Coverage Details: 

  • TRICARE Prime: 100% coverage, No deductible; $0 copay;
  • TRICARE Select: $60-$182 deductible; $30-$49 copay (see here for details)
  • Direct Billing Available. Our office will directly bill the TRICARE office for your session fee, minus your co-pay, for all TRICARE plans, for your convenience and peace of mind.
  • Online Counseling Also Available. We are also a TRICARE-authorized online telehealth service provider. So online sessions are also eligible for coverage. 

Our TRICARE-credentialed team covers a wide range of counseling needs, including for the areas of:

  • Depression
  • Anxiety 
  • Marriage problems
  • Adjustment challenges
  • ADHD
  • Autism
  • Child & Adult Counseling
  • Psychological Testing
  • Etc.

No referral or pre-authorization typically needed for Active Duty Family Members. 

  • If you are a family member (i.e., spouse or child) of an active duty service member (ADSM) with TRICARE, then no referral or pre-authorization is needed to see our Psychologists or Social Workers (but a referral may be needed to see one of our Counselors), as seen here on the TRICARE Overseas website.
  • Schedule directly with us by filling out our Schedule Appointment form. 

Referral Process (when needed)

  1. Schedule Intake Meeting with our Psychologist Team (no referral needed)
  2. PCM Meeting (as needed). You may need to meet with your PCM to get a referral; speak with us for details.
    • For Active Duty Family Members, you may be eligible to directly get a PCM Referral for a fast process; please inquire us for details.
  3. TRICARE Office Processing (3-10 days). PCM sends the TRICARE Referral Team the PCM Referral (takes 3-10 days to process by TRICARE).
  4. International SOS Processing (3 days). TRICARE Office sends authorization to International SOS (ISOS), which takes approximately 3 days to arrive at the Seoul Counseling Center.
    • We recommend calling the TRICARE office (Referral Team) to ask to expedite the review of your case. Otherwise, we had cases take multiple weeks to be processed by the TRICARE office.
      • TRICARE Authorization Line (수진자부담): 080 – 429 – 0880
  5. Seoul Counseling Center. Once the Seoul Counseling Center gets the Authorization Letter from the ISOS, we can schedule your session with one of our therapists.

Other International Insurances also accepted, including AFSPA, FSBP, Aetna, and others

We have agreements with the most common international insurance providers. We can also offer direct billing for your convenience. Here are the other major insurances we accept:

  • Aetna
  • AFSPA Foreign Service Benefits Plan (FSBP)
    • covers 90% for in-person sessions
    • covers 90% for online sessions
  • Foreign Medical Program (Veteran’s Health Affairs)
  • And Others

Individual, Group, & Couples Counseling Available

We offer counseling through a variety of counseling approaches to help you and your loved ones:

  • Experience more well-being
  • Overcome negative habits
  • Continually grow emotionally
  • Heal relationships
  • Live with less stress, depression, and anxiety.

Reliable, Confidential, and Safe

Overcome your mental health challenges with us as you experience our comfortable atmosphere and feel at home.

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