Therapists in 01581

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Cathy O'Brien
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LICSW
Verified Verified
Westborough, MA 01581
I am a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker (LICSW) serving individuals and families. I practice in Westborough, MA and I work with adults, adolescents and children. I am a strength based, solution-focused therapist who draws from a wide range of approaches tailored to each client's needs. It is my wish to provide support, understanding and clinical guidance to help my clients effectively manage and move through personal life challenges. I aim to build on already existing strengths and facilitate movement toward the personal growth goals my clients are committed to achieving.
I am a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker (LICSW) serving individuals and families. I practice in Westborough, MA and I work with adults, adolescents and children. I am a strength based, solution-focused therapist who draws from a wide range of approaches tailored to each client's needs. It is my wish to provide support, understanding and clinical guidance to help my clients effectively manage and move through personal life challenges. I aim to build on already existing strengths and facilitate movement toward the personal growth goals my clients are committed to achieving.
(774) 512-3189 View (774) 512-3189
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Robin Bloomer
Counselor, MA, LMHC
Verified Verified
Westborough, MA 01581
I offer counseling for children/ adolescents/ adults working with you to find new ways to cope with the stresses in your life, whatever they may be: family conflict, school pressures, adjustment issues, etc. I like to focus on your unique strengths to come up with an individualized plan for you. Sometimes life's stresses become overwhelming. I look forward to talking with you about how I can help you.
I offer counseling for children/ adolescents/ adults working with you to find new ways to cope with the stresses in your life, whatever they may be: family conflict, school pressures, adjustment issues, etc. I like to focus on your unique strengths to come up with an individualized plan for you. Sometimes life's stresses become overwhelming. I look forward to talking with you about how I can help you.
(508) 455-4584 View (508) 455-4584
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Diane Hagan
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MA, MSW, LICSW
Verified Verified
Westborough, MA 01581  (Online Only)
Hello, my name is Diane Hagan and I am a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker as well as a Pastoral Counselor who has been working as a counselor for the past 30 years with individuals, couples and families. My style of therapy is based on compassionate healing, empowerment, discernment of your needs and cooperative endeavors to achieve your personal, functional and relationship goals. Different approaches of therapy work for different people and for different problems. My hope is to find what works best for you. I have a history of working with adults 21 years and older, including a senior population.
Hello, my name is Diane Hagan and I am a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker as well as a Pastoral Counselor who has been working as a counselor for the past 30 years with individuals, couples and families. My style of therapy is based on compassionate healing, empowerment, discernment of your needs and cooperative endeavors to achieve your personal, functional and relationship goals. Different approaches of therapy work for different people and for different problems. My hope is to find what works best for you. I have a history of working with adults 21 years and older, including a senior population.
(774) 217-7093 View (774) 217-7093
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Molly McCarthy
Counselor, LMHC
Verified Verified
2 Endorsed
Westborough, MA 01581
Waitlist for new clients
You appear to have it together all the time, but deep down you feel a chronic sense that you are falling short, imperfect or not good enough. You may be exhausted from the voice of imposter syndrome. Holding boundaries is so hard. You feel so much pressure to get it perfect or get it right. You question your capabilities. You might not even remember a time things didn’t feel this way. But one thing is for sure: you’re ready for some relief. You’re ready to let go of questioning yourself. You’re ready to move past the fears that keep you stuck. Most of all, you’re ready to trust deeply in your worth and capabilities
You appear to have it together all the time, but deep down you feel a chronic sense that you are falling short, imperfect or not good enough. You may be exhausted from the voice of imposter syndrome. Holding boundaries is so hard. You feel so much pressure to get it perfect or get it right. You question your capabilities. You might not even remember a time things didn’t feel this way. But one thing is for sure: you’re ready for some relief. You’re ready to let go of questioning yourself. You’re ready to move past the fears that keep you stuck. Most of all, you’re ready to trust deeply in your worth and capabilities
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Theresa McClure, LICSW
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, L, I, C, S, W
Verified Verified
Westborough, MA 01581
Not accepting new clients
My name is Theresa McClure and I am a Clinical Independent Licensed Social Worker who specializes in child/adolescent/family adjustment issues. I received my Masters in Social work from Boston University. I am currently a School Adjustment Counselor and provide counseling to children and adolescents to address a wide variety of issues that impact overall functioning. You will learn how thoughts, feelings, and behaviors are connected and how to manage your emotions.
My name is Theresa McClure and I am a Clinical Independent Licensed Social Worker who specializes in child/adolescent/family adjustment issues. I received my Masters in Social work from Boston University. I am currently a School Adjustment Counselor and provide counseling to children and adolescents to address a wide variety of issues that impact overall functioning. You will learn how thoughts, feelings, and behaviors are connected and how to manage your emotions.
(508) 392-5429 View (508) 392-5429
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Anna-dora Maloney
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LICSW
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Westborough, MA 01581  (Online Only)
We all go through challenging times and it takes a great deal of courage to face these challenges and move forward. My passion is working with adults of all ages who may be struggling with depression, anxiety, PTSD, addiction, a life transition, a loss or an illness. I work with each of my clients to identify tools and strategies that they can use to address these difficulties, feel better, and lead a more fulfilling life in whatever way they hope to. I believe that each person has inner strength and resilience that they can increase, and that you are stronger than you think.
We all go through challenging times and it takes a great deal of courage to face these challenges and move forward. My passion is working with adults of all ages who may be struggling with depression, anxiety, PTSD, addiction, a life transition, a loss or an illness. I work with each of my clients to identify tools and strategies that they can use to address these difficulties, feel better, and lead a more fulfilling life in whatever way they hope to. I believe that each person has inner strength and resilience that they can increase, and that you are stronger than you think.
(617) 855-0253 View (617) 855-0253
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Susan Hupfer
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LICSW
Verified Verified
Westborough, MA 01581
I have often found that clients reach a point in their lives where they need help to manage stress due to relationship issues, work changes and parenting issues. I have been very successful at giving my clients the tools to manage life’s stressors. I am a very active therapist and give feedback and coping strategies to my clients so they can successfully end therapy and feel empowered to manage these situations on their own.
I have often found that clients reach a point in their lives where they need help to manage stress due to relationship issues, work changes and parenting issues. I have been very successful at giving my clients the tools to manage life’s stressors. I am a very active therapist and give feedback and coping strategies to my clients so they can successfully end therapy and feel empowered to manage these situations on their own.
(508) 469-4203 View (508) 469-4203
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Bardwell Behavioral
Counselor, LMHC, TPMC, CEDS-S
Verified Verified
Westborough, MA 01581
Understanding we are all in different "stages of change", we utilize an eclectic approach to guide you through your own process at your own pace. It is absolutely an honor and our passion to treat those who struggle with mental health issues such as Eating Disorders, Substance Use, trauma, depression, anxiety, family conflict, relationship issues and associated disorders. We employ an individualized approach to therapy in order to empower people to change their lives. In the wise words of Maya Angelou, "My mission in life is not merely to survive, but to thrive; and to do so with some passion, some compassion, humor, and style."
Understanding we are all in different "stages of change", we utilize an eclectic approach to guide you through your own process at your own pace. It is absolutely an honor and our passion to treat those who struggle with mental health issues such as Eating Disorders, Substance Use, trauma, depression, anxiety, family conflict, relationship issues and associated disorders. We employ an individualized approach to therapy in order to empower people to change their lives. In the wise words of Maya Angelou, "My mission in life is not merely to survive, but to thrive; and to do so with some passion, some compassion, humor, and style."
(508) 422-4934 View (508) 422-4934
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Kelsey Korenkiewicz
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LICSW
Verified Verified
Westborough, MA 01581
Kelsey Korenkiewicz is a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker (LICSW) with multiple years of post-graduate experience working in the mental health field. Kelsey is proud of her work with various populations over the years, as it has helped her to become a well-rounded clinician. She is most passionate about working one-on-one with adults as they navigate life changes and gain skills to better manage depression, anxiety, and/or relationships. Kelsey completed her Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Psychology at St. John Fisher College in New York and her Master of Social Work (MSW) at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte.
Kelsey Korenkiewicz is a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker (LICSW) with multiple years of post-graduate experience working in the mental health field. Kelsey is proud of her work with various populations over the years, as it has helped her to become a well-rounded clinician. She is most passionate about working one-on-one with adults as they navigate life changes and gain skills to better manage depression, anxiety, and/or relationships. Kelsey completed her Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Psychology at St. John Fisher College in New York and her Master of Social Work (MSW) at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte.
(774) 237-3386 View (774) 237-3386
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Emily Rosenau
Counselor, LMHC
Verified Verified
Westborough, MA 01581
Emily Rosenau is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC) with over 10 years of experience assisting children, adolescents, and adults who are struggling with substance abuse, anxiety, bipolar disorder, and depression to improve their coping skills. Also, as a member of the LGBTQ+ community, she is in a unique position to relate to and assist others by providing unconditional acceptance.
Emily Rosenau is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC) with over 10 years of experience assisting children, adolescents, and adults who are struggling with substance abuse, anxiety, bipolar disorder, and depression to improve their coping skills. Also, as a member of the LGBTQ+ community, she is in a unique position to relate to and assist others by providing unconditional acceptance.
(508) 501-6875 View (508) 501-6875
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Integrative Transformations LLC
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, Tara G, MSW, LICSW
Verified Verified
Westborough, MA 01581  (Online Only)
As humans we all feel "out of balance" at different times throughout our lives. This can quickly get away from us and snowball into larger issues. Sometimes, life feels like something that "happens to us" and disrupts our ability to self-regulate or grow beyond our current circumstances, leaving us feeling stuck. Most of us desire to feel empowered and able to grow beyond issues that leave us feeling "less than" or "incapable of growth." I like to work with people with an integrative approach focusing on self-healing through empowered choices and balance. Working towards: "Taking back your power to create your ideal life."
As humans we all feel "out of balance" at different times throughout our lives. This can quickly get away from us and snowball into larger issues. Sometimes, life feels like something that "happens to us" and disrupts our ability to self-regulate or grow beyond our current circumstances, leaving us feeling stuck. Most of us desire to feel empowered and able to grow beyond issues that leave us feeling "less than" or "incapable of growth." I like to work with people with an integrative approach focusing on self-healing through empowered choices and balance. Working towards: "Taking back your power to create your ideal life."
(508) 859-4017 View (508) 859-4017
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Christopher Bersani
Psychologist, PsyD, ABPP
Verified Verified
Westborough, MA 01581
Adults/teens looking to obtain their ultimate life experience, whether that be focusing on career, scholastics, relationships, athletic pursuits, self-perception or any other important aspect of an individual's life goals. Often times, challenges that face us are manageable if we have the right tools, knowledge and perspective. Whether it be anxiety, depression. difficult relationships, occupational set-backs or long-held perceptions of our own limitations - these can be addressed through collaborative exploration and evidence-based solutions.
Adults/teens looking to obtain their ultimate life experience, whether that be focusing on career, scholastics, relationships, athletic pursuits, self-perception or any other important aspect of an individual's life goals. Often times, challenges that face us are manageable if we have the right tools, knowledge and perspective. Whether it be anxiety, depression. difficult relationships, occupational set-backs or long-held perceptions of our own limitations - these can be addressed through collaborative exploration and evidence-based solutions.
(508) 859-9271 View (508) 859-9271
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Vivian Sockol
Psychologist, EdD
Verified Verified
Westborough, MA 01581
Vivian Sockol is a Licensed Psychologist (LP) with over 30 years of experience providing support for children, teens, adults couples, and families.Vivian completed her undergraduate degree in Special Education and Elementary Education at the State University of New York in Geneseo and received her Master’s degree and Doctorate degree in Counseling Psychology at Boston University. She completed her dissertation regarding student-athlete stress, researching how to improve this area within academic systems.
Vivian Sockol is a Licensed Psychologist (LP) with over 30 years of experience providing support for children, teens, adults couples, and families.Vivian completed her undergraduate degree in Special Education and Elementary Education at the State University of New York in Geneseo and received her Master’s degree and Doctorate degree in Counseling Psychology at Boston University. She completed her dissertation regarding student-athlete stress, researching how to improve this area within academic systems.
(508) 501-6316 View (508) 501-6316
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Kaylin Petracca
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LICSW
Verified Verified
Westborough, MA 01581  (Online Only)
Kaylin Petracca is a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker in the state of Massachusetts with over 7 years of experience providing clinical assessment, crisis counseling, and treatment planning to adults seeking assistance with depression, anxiety, substance abuse, trauma, schizophrenia, and bipolar disorder.
Kaylin Petracca is a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker in the state of Massachusetts with over 7 years of experience providing clinical assessment, crisis counseling, and treatment planning to adults seeking assistance with depression, anxiety, substance abuse, trauma, schizophrenia, and bipolar disorder.
(508) 406-9008 View (508) 406-9008
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Joanie Barclay
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LICSW
Verified Verified
Westborough, MA 01581  (Online Only)
Joanie Barclay is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LICSW) who brings a diversity of professional acumen from over 25 years working with adults, military families, veterans to build light, peace, and hope within their lives. Her person-centered and strengths-based approaches to healing and wellness are enhanced with her ministerial background. Joanie earned two Master's degrees in Clinical Social Work and Pastoral Ministry from Boston College, along with a post-graduate certification in Spiritual Direction.
Joanie Barclay is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LICSW) who brings a diversity of professional acumen from over 25 years working with adults, military families, veterans to build light, peace, and hope within their lives. Her person-centered and strengths-based approaches to healing and wellness are enhanced with her ministerial background. Joanie earned two Master's degrees in Clinical Social Work and Pastoral Ministry from Boston College, along with a post-graduate certification in Spiritual Direction.
(833) 824-6341 View (833) 824-6341
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Dr. David Kesselman
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, DSW, LICSW
Verified Verified
Westborough, MA 01581
Living with ever present anxiety and stress is distressing and disruptive. Attempting to suppress or avoid these feelings and thoughts may seem effective, but they contribute to worry, fear, panic, feeling edgy and difficulty concentrating. Also, physical symptoms develop such as muscle tension, stomach complaints, headaches, sleep problems, fatigue, irritability or poor concentration. These symptoms often interfere with relationships, work, school, or athletic/artistic performance. Learning to address anxiety or stress by applying self-regulatory and cognitive strategies may allow for improved performance and a more enjoyable life
Living with ever present anxiety and stress is distressing and disruptive. Attempting to suppress or avoid these feelings and thoughts may seem effective, but they contribute to worry, fear, panic, feeling edgy and difficulty concentrating. Also, physical symptoms develop such as muscle tension, stomach complaints, headaches, sleep problems, fatigue, irritability or poor concentration. These symptoms often interfere with relationships, work, school, or athletic/artistic performance. Learning to address anxiety or stress by applying self-regulatory and cognitive strategies may allow for improved performance and a more enjoyable life
(508) 682-5619 View (508) 682-5619
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Justina Tambeau
Counselor, LMHC
Verified Verified
Westborough, MA 01581  (Online Only)
Hello, my name is Justina, I am a licensed mental health counselor in Massachusetts. My focus is holistic well-being. I have clinical training experience in Expressive Arts Therapy and mindfulness-based therapeutic approaches. I am a client-centered counselor and am empathetic in nature. I can help you by validating and supporting you, working through stressors of the past, the present, and your goals for the future.
Hello, my name is Justina, I am a licensed mental health counselor in Massachusetts. My focus is holistic well-being. I have clinical training experience in Expressive Arts Therapy and mindfulness-based therapeutic approaches. I am a client-centered counselor and am empathetic in nature. I can help you by validating and supporting you, working through stressors of the past, the present, and your goals for the future.
(508) 500-6953 View (508) 500-6953
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David Lambert
Counselor, M Ed, LMHC
Verified Verified
Westborough, MA 01581
I am a Licensed Mental Health Counselor with over 15 years of experience providing therapy to adults, adolescents, and children with a variety of presenting problems including anxiety, depression, substance abuse-related issues, relationship problems, trauma, legal problems, and sexual behavioral problems. Whether your goal is to work through a specific life situation, relationship issue, problematic behavior, or perhaps you are feeling a more general sense of unhappiness and would like support and to learn strategies to help you feel better, I would like to collaborate with you on that journey! I am available days and evenings.
I am a Licensed Mental Health Counselor with over 15 years of experience providing therapy to adults, adolescents, and children with a variety of presenting problems including anxiety, depression, substance abuse-related issues, relationship problems, trauma, legal problems, and sexual behavioral problems. Whether your goal is to work through a specific life situation, relationship issue, problematic behavior, or perhaps you are feeling a more general sense of unhappiness and would like support and to learn strategies to help you feel better, I would like to collaborate with you on that journey! I am available days and evenings.
(508) 306-8624 View (508) 306-8624
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Alisa Zaref
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LICSW
Verified Verified
Westborough, MA 01581
People choose to enter psychotherapy for many different reasons. They might be feeling overwhelming sadness or worry. They might be experiencing conflict in their relationships, going through a challenging situation, or just feel stuck and unable to find their path towards a fulfilling life. My goal as a therapist is to provide a safe and comfortable space for you to explore the ways that you can get your life back on track. Together, we will set achievable goals and find strategies to meet your unique needs.
People choose to enter psychotherapy for many different reasons. They might be feeling overwhelming sadness or worry. They might be experiencing conflict in their relationships, going through a challenging situation, or just feel stuck and unable to find their path towards a fulfilling life. My goal as a therapist is to provide a safe and comfortable space for you to explore the ways that you can get your life back on track. Together, we will set achievable goals and find strategies to meet your unique needs.
(508) 812-9069 View (508) 812-9069
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Noemi Paciorek
Counselor, MA, LMHC
Verified Verified
Westborough, MA 01581
I create a supportive environment that facilitates healing and growth. Through our collaborative work together, I empower clients to find their best answers, and teach them the skills they need to thrive in their lives and relationships. My approach is both empathic and solution oriented. My primary focus is to help people improve their lives in the present, even when that means healing from the past. I am skilled in both traditional techniques, such as CBT, and holistic approaches, including mindfulness. This enables me to tailor my approach to meet each person’s needs and goals.
I create a supportive environment that facilitates healing and growth. Through our collaborative work together, I empower clients to find their best answers, and teach them the skills they need to thrive in their lives and relationships. My approach is both empathic and solution oriented. My primary focus is to help people improve their lives in the present, even when that means healing from the past. I am skilled in both traditional techniques, such as CBT, and holistic approaches, including mindfulness. This enables me to tailor my approach to meet each person’s needs and goals.
(508) 593-4927 x2 View (508) 593-4927 x2

How does your Therapist compare?

Number of Therapists in 01581

90+

Average cost per session

$150

Therapists in 01581 who prioritize treating:

95% Anxiety
86% Depression
79% Relationship Issues
69% Self Esteem
68% Coping Skills
65% Life Transitions
64% Trauma and PTSD

Average years in practice

17 Years

Top 3 insurances accepted

90% BlueCross and BlueShield
59% UnitedHealthcare UHC | UBH
53% Aetna

How Therapists in 01581 see their clients

65% In Person and Online
35% Online Only

Gender breakdown

85% Female
15% Male

FAQs - About Therapy and Counseling

How can I find a therapist in 01581?

Search for nearby therapists or counselors by inputting your city, town, or suburb; or zip code; or a provider’s name into the search bar. From there, you can filter providers by the issues they treat, cost, insurance, gender, and other factors to find providers who are well-suited to your needs. To navigate between locations within the same country, enter a new city or zip code into the search bar.

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Is everyone in the Psychology Today Therapy Directory a licensed therapist?

The Psychology Today directory lists providers who offer legitimate mental health services to the public, including psychologists, psychiatrists, social workers, and counselors.

Many have been licensed by the country or state where they practice; providers whose license or primary credential has been verified by Psychology Today are signified by a “Verified” symbol. Some clinicians or organizations provide services for which their state or country does not offer licenses, such as pastoral counseling. They may be selectively included without the “Verified” seal.

What’s the difference between a psychologist, a therapist, and a counselor?

Therapists, psychologists, and counselors are all licensed mental health professionals. In the US, psychologists have earned a doctoral degree. The terms “therapist” and “counselor” are used somewhat interchangeably, but generally therapists offer longer-term, mental health care, while counselors offer shorter-term care that may focus on one domain, such as marriage, career, or academic challenges.

Clients should consider factors such as insurance coverage and their primary reason(s) for seeking therapy to determine the type of professional best suited to their needs. Someone struggling with mental health challenges such as depression or anxiety, for example, may wish to seek out a clinical psychologist or therapist, while someone navigating career obstacles or marital upheaval may benefit from seeing a counselor who can offer short-term, targeted support.

What type of therapy is right for me?

The type of therapy best suited to a particular individual depends on several factors, including their primary reason for seeking therapy, their preferred timeline (some therapy types last for a set number of sessions, while others are open-ended), and their personality and preferences—some may prefer a more structured approach. For many individuals, multiple types of therapy could provide a good fit.

How much does therapy cost?

The cost of therapy depends on a number of variables, including location and the therapist’s experience and training. On average, a therapy session in the United States could cost between $100 and $200 or more. If you have insurance, the expense of mental health care is typically lower, but it varies based on your insurance plan details and whether you choose an in-network or out-of-network mental healthcare provider.

What are more affordable or low cost therapy solutions?

Many therapists offer sliding scale payments, usually on a limited number of slots, which consists in an agreement between the therapist and a client to pay a reduced rate. Therapists who provide such arrangements often consider the client's income or ability to pay, but the extent of the discount is ultimately at the therapist's discretion. Furthermore, while group therapy may have different goals and benefits compared to individual therapy, it can be a more affordable solution to address certain types of issues.

Is online therapy cheaper than in-person therapy?

Many therapists charge the same amount for online therapy as they do for in-person therapy—though clients may still find this cost-effective if it cuts down on their transportation costs. Health insurance plans often offer equivalent coverage for online and in-person therapy; indeed, in many places, they are legally required to do so. Text-based or on-demand therapy apps may be cheaper than traditional one-on-one psychotherapy; however, the practice may be less effective and is not likely to be covered by insurance.

Is online therapy a good option?

Therapy conducted online can be just as effective as in-person therapy, as long as there is a strong alliance between the client and the therapist. To find a therapist who provides telehealth services to clients in your area, click “Online Therapy” on the directory homepage and search by your city or town or your zip code.

Are therapy sessions confidential?

Confidentiality is a crucial part of the therapeutic relationship. Therapists in the United States are bound by the regulations set out by the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA), which aims to protect sensitive health information. With very few exceptions, a therapist will only discuss their client with others when the client has given their written permission. The instances in which a therapist would be required to disclose personal information are: if a client poses a danger to themselves or others, if the therapist suspects the abuse of a child or an elderly or otherwise dependent adult, or if they are legally forced to by court order. These exceptions to the confidentiality agreement are usually discussed with a client before their first session.