Robert Forte LPCC, LTD

Gestalt Therapist

Bob Forte is a Gestalt therapist who has been in private practice since 1980. He works primarily with adults, individually or in couples, and also with families. Bob is a graduate of the Gestalt Institute of Central Ohio where he was a member of the clinical faculty from 1994 – 2009. Bob also received hundreds of hours of training and supervision in individual, group and couple counseling at the Transactional Analysis Center of Dayton. From 1985 through 1994 Bob worked extensively with law enforcement personnel conducting stress management, critical incident debriefings and human relations training. From 2000 through 2012 Bob was an employee assistance counselor and organization development consultant at the Ohio State University. Bob holds a Master’s degree in Psychology and has been licensed as a Professional Clinical Counselor since 1988. He works with depression and anxiety disorders; relationships; anger and conflict resolution; Post Traumatic Stress Disorder; clinical consultation with other therapists and depth therapy with persons who desire continued growth. Bob works on a contract basis with groups or organizations in need of consultation, training or facilitation of difficult conversations. He is a panel provider with many insurance companies and employee assistance programs.

Most recently, Bob’s career has included intensive work with couples and exploration of blending Zen principles and mindfulness with more traditional Gestalt practice. In March 2012, Bob relocated his practice to West Wilson Bridge Road, near the Worthington Mall and is available, by appointment, at convenient times during the work week with limited evening and Saturday times.

Therapy Rates

$90.00 per session, payable by cash or check.

Payment Arrangements

Bob will bill your insurance company or EAP monthly if you are enrolled with an insurance company with which he is contracted. All other fees, including co-pays, deductibles are due at the time of treatment. It is the responsibility of the client to complete pre-certifications required by your insurance company or EAP and to inform Bob of authorization numbers and co-pay amounts.

Insurance Companies

Bob is a network provider with Aetna, Anthem, Medical Mutual of Ohio, United Healthcare, Magellan, United Behavioral Health and the Ohio State University insurance plan and Employee Assistance Program. Also, out of network coverage is provided by many other insurance companies for counseling services. Consult your insurance carrier for details.


Bob is accepting new clients and has daytime hours available with limited openings evenings and Saturdays. Please call 614-436-6080 ext. 2 to leave a message and he will return your call promptly.