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Mary Carter Hooberman
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LICSW
Verified Verified
Newburyport, MA 01950  (Online Only)
Not accepting new clients
I enjoy working with a variety of ages and issues. I am most skilled at helping those with issues related to trauma, anxiety and dissociative disorders. I generally see folks from ages 12 to 99. I am gentle, caring, and have over 20 years of psychotherapy experience. I listen carefully and aim to make all who come feel safe and comfortable.
I enjoy working with a variety of ages and issues. I am most skilled at helping those with issues related to trauma, anxiety and dissociative disorders. I generally see folks from ages 12 to 99. I am gentle, caring, and have over 20 years of psychotherapy experience. I listen carefully and aim to make all who come feel safe and comfortable.
(508) 928-5155 View (508) 928-5155
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Sheryl R Knopf
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LICSW
Verified Verified
3 Endorsed
Newburyport, MA 01950  (Online Only)
Waitlist for new clients
Are you feeling stuck? Often it's fear that keeps us stuck. We push harder to try to change this. When what we need to do is pause and look at what's contributing to this stuck. I can help you free yourself from stuck, manage your stress, reduce anxiety, improve your depression. I do EMDR, which is a technique to reduce symptoms related to trauma and anxiety. I look forward to working with you Visit my website, SherylKnopfLICSW.com to learn more.
Are you feeling stuck? Often it's fear that keeps us stuck. We push harder to try to change this. When what we need to do is pause and look at what's contributing to this stuck. I can help you free yourself from stuck, manage your stress, reduce anxiety, improve your depression. I do EMDR, which is a technique to reduce symptoms related to trauma and anxiety. I look forward to working with you Visit my website, SherylKnopfLICSW.com to learn more.
(978) 716-2992 View (978) 716-2992
Photo of Catie Hunter, MA, LMFT, Marriage & Family Therapist
Catie Hunter
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT
Verified Verified
2 Endorsed
Newburyport, MA 01950
There are times when we are hurting, and we find ourselves longing for relief. With the support of good therapy, change is possible. Whether you are looking for help as an individual, couple or family, I welcome you to reach out to explore the ways you can shift away from the negative, stuck places and toward a more fulfilling experience of life. I will work with you to deepen your understanding of yourself and your relational patterns. I offer a safe, non-judgmental space for you to understand what is going on inside. I see clients of all genders, sexual orientations and racial/cultural identities.
There are times when we are hurting, and we find ourselves longing for relief. With the support of good therapy, change is possible. Whether you are looking for help as an individual, couple or family, I welcome you to reach out to explore the ways you can shift away from the negative, stuck places and toward a more fulfilling experience of life. I will work with you to deepen your understanding of yourself and your relational patterns. I offer a safe, non-judgmental space for you to understand what is going on inside. I see clients of all genders, sexual orientations and racial/cultural identities.
(617) 858-8916 View (617) 858-8916
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Holly J Shay
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LICSW
Verified Verified
Newburyport, MA 01950
Not accepting new clients
Anyone who has experienced the loss of a loved one understands that healing takes a lot of time and energy. The intensity of symptoms associated with grief can make you feel like you are "going crazy." You aren't going crazy but you may need to talk to someone who understands. Because I am a bereaved parent, I have chosen to focus my private practice in providing care and guidance to those who have experienced loss.
Anyone who has experienced the loss of a loved one understands that healing takes a lot of time and energy. The intensity of symptoms associated with grief can make you feel like you are "going crazy." You aren't going crazy but you may need to talk to someone who understands. Because I am a bereaved parent, I have chosen to focus my private practice in providing care and guidance to those who have experienced loss.
(978) 558-4893 View (978) 558-4893
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Cyndi Hollandbeck
MA, MHC
Verified Verified
Newburyport, MA 01950
Accepting New Clients! I am a goal-driven and results focused trauma therapist. Someone who makes you feel heard (because you are!), safe and secure. Someone who understands you have goals you want to achieve, through a results-driven approach. I am, and always have been, a people person. I love meeting and getting to know new people. Achieving my Masters in Applied Psychology from NYU Steinhardt, allows me to be the caring and giving person I am, and I love going to work every day. I take joy in the opportunity of participating in my client’s journeys; helping them set their goals for treatment, find the best way(s) for them to
Accepting New Clients! I am a goal-driven and results focused trauma therapist. Someone who makes you feel heard (because you are!), safe and secure. Someone who understands you have goals you want to achieve, through a results-driven approach. I am, and always have been, a people person. I love meeting and getting to know new people. Achieving my Masters in Applied Psychology from NYU Steinhardt, allows me to be the caring and giving person I am, and I love going to work every day. I take joy in the opportunity of participating in my client’s journeys; helping them set their goals for treatment, find the best way(s) for them to
(844) 248-0836 View (844) 248-0836
Photo of Meghan van Vliet, LICSW, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Meghan van Vliet
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LICSW
Verified Verified
Newburyport, MA 01950
Waitlist for new clients
“Life imposes things on you that you can’t control, but you still have the choice of how you’re going to live through it.” I specialize in helping clients manage anxiety, stress, depression, parenting, relationship issues, life transitions, trauma and PTSD. I provide a safe, non judgmental and comfortable environment and understand that each person is unique and I operate under the theory that one mode of therapy does not fit all
“Life imposes things on you that you can’t control, but you still have the choice of how you’re going to live through it.” I specialize in helping clients manage anxiety, stress, depression, parenting, relationship issues, life transitions, trauma and PTSD. I provide a safe, non judgmental and comfortable environment and understand that each person is unique and I operate under the theory that one mode of therapy does not fit all
(351) 200-9986 View (351) 200-9986
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Mary Ellen Vesprini
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, Mary Ellen Vesprini, MEd, CTT
Verified Verified
Newburyport, MA 01950
If asked to share the most valuable lesson learned from my 20 years of social work practice my answer would be that the person seeking treatment is far more than a list of symptoms. I continue to draw inspiration from the courage and resiliency of my clients and stand firm in the conviction that with treatment and support we all possess the capacity for healing and emotional health. I am a Certified Trauma Therapist through the ITR Training Institute in Morgantown, WV where I received advanced training in the Instinctual Trauma Response (ITR) model developed by renowned clinicians, Drs. Louis Tinnin and Linda Gantt.
If asked to share the most valuable lesson learned from my 20 years of social work practice my answer would be that the person seeking treatment is far more than a list of symptoms. I continue to draw inspiration from the courage and resiliency of my clients and stand firm in the conviction that with treatment and support we all possess the capacity for healing and emotional health. I am a Certified Trauma Therapist through the ITR Training Institute in Morgantown, WV where I received advanced training in the Instinctual Trauma Response (ITR) model developed by renowned clinicians, Drs. Louis Tinnin and Linda Gantt.
(978) 965-3005 View (978) 965-3005
Photo of Diane Bastable, MA, MEd, LMHC, Counselor
Diane Bastable
Counselor, MA, MEd, LMHC
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Newburyport, MA 01950
Not accepting new clients
Most of us want the same thing. We want to feel reasonably happy and at peace on a daily basis. Content. It is our individual paths and our own often complicated personal histories that make happiness so uniquely difficult to achieve, sometimes. It is the creative work of therapy to support a person's capacity to access the very best part of her or himself. Once this occurs, people, essentially, heal themselves.
Most of us want the same thing. We want to feel reasonably happy and at peace on a daily basis. Content. It is our individual paths and our own often complicated personal histories that make happiness so uniquely difficult to achieve, sometimes. It is the creative work of therapy to support a person's capacity to access the very best part of her or himself. Once this occurs, people, essentially, heal themselves.
(508) 213-8076 View (508) 213-8076
Photo of Hilary Norton, PsyD, Psychologist
Hilary Norton
Psychologist, PsyD
Verified Verified
Newburyport, MA 01950  (Online Only)
Not accepting new clients
I am a Licensed Psychologist in private practice for 20+ years. I offer individual psychotherapy via Telehealth only. My practice tends to focus on issues of anxiety, depression, self-esteem, relationships, life transitions, parenting concerns and personal growth. In our work together, I will help to support and guide you in understanding and knowing yourself better. When people fully engage in the therapy process, over time their life skills, self-confidence and relationships improve. Therapy can be an incredibly helpful and rewarding process, especially if you are patient with yourself.
I am a Licensed Psychologist in private practice for 20+ years. I offer individual psychotherapy via Telehealth only. My practice tends to focus on issues of anxiety, depression, self-esteem, relationships, life transitions, parenting concerns and personal growth. In our work together, I will help to support and guide you in understanding and knowing yourself better. When people fully engage in the therapy process, over time their life skills, self-confidence and relationships improve. Therapy can be an incredibly helpful and rewarding process, especially if you are patient with yourself.
(978) 254-7892 View (978) 254-7892
Photo of Peter J Swartz, PsyD, Psychologist
Peter J Swartz
Psychologist, PsyD
Verified Verified
Newburyport, MA 01950
I've been a licensed psychologist for 30 years. I have had long associations with outstanding hospitals such as Mt. Auburn and Mass Eye&Ear, as well as serving as Clinical Instructor in Psychology for Harvard Medical School. One of my areas of expertise is helping those of us with chronic medical conditions, for example, Arthritis, Asthma, Cancer, Cardiac Disease, Chronic Pain, Diabetes, Hypertension, and Tinnitus, to name some of the most prevalent. Generally, associated with these conditions, anxiety, depression, anger and fear are all too common.
I've been a licensed psychologist for 30 years. I have had long associations with outstanding hospitals such as Mt. Auburn and Mass Eye&Ear, as well as serving as Clinical Instructor in Psychology for Harvard Medical School. One of my areas of expertise is helping those of us with chronic medical conditions, for example, Arthritis, Asthma, Cancer, Cardiac Disease, Chronic Pain, Diabetes, Hypertension, and Tinnitus, to name some of the most prevalent. Generally, associated with these conditions, anxiety, depression, anger and fear are all too common.
(978) 521-5624 View (978) 521-5624
Photo of Jennifer Zaniboni, LICSW, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Jennifer Zaniboni
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LICSW
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Newburyport, MA 01950  (Online Only)
I offer the benefit of 20 years of experience effectively treating men, women and adolescents through individual, family, and marital therapy. I treat depression, anxiety, relationship and family issues, divorce and parenting issues, trauma, life transition and women's issues. My areas of specialization include treatment of anxiety and depression, cognitive behavioral therapy, developing effective coping and problem solving skills, developing insight into behavior and relational patterns, increasing self-actualization, self-acceptance, and self-advocacy. I also provide personal coaching, mediation and conflict resolution services.
I offer the benefit of 20 years of experience effectively treating men, women and adolescents through individual, family, and marital therapy. I treat depression, anxiety, relationship and family issues, divorce and parenting issues, trauma, life transition and women's issues. My areas of specialization include treatment of anxiety and depression, cognitive behavioral therapy, developing effective coping and problem solving skills, developing insight into behavior and relational patterns, increasing self-actualization, self-acceptance, and self-advocacy. I also provide personal coaching, mediation and conflict resolution services.
(978) 716-2819 View (978) 716-2819
Photo of Teddy Peterson, MA, LADC-1, Drug & Alcohol Counselor
Teddy Peterson
Drug & Alcohol Counselor, MA, LADC-1
Verified Verified
Newburyport, MA 01950
I am a licensed Dual diagnosis therapist who has over 12 years of experience in treating individuals ages 11-65 suffering from past, present, or a loved one's issues of addiction and co-occurring mental health disorders such as substance Abuse, Sexual Addiction, Gambling, Depression, PTSD, ADHD, and Anxiety. I operate using a strengths based framework, and strive to help clients achieve self love. My clients find that they greatly increase practical coping skills and are better able to understand and manage triggers. I work to create an environment, free of judgement or shame, and am affirming of all humans and experiences.
I am a licensed Dual diagnosis therapist who has over 12 years of experience in treating individuals ages 11-65 suffering from past, present, or a loved one's issues of addiction and co-occurring mental health disorders such as substance Abuse, Sexual Addiction, Gambling, Depression, PTSD, ADHD, and Anxiety. I operate using a strengths based framework, and strive to help clients achieve self love. My clients find that they greatly increase practical coping skills and are better able to understand and manage triggers. I work to create an environment, free of judgement or shame, and am affirming of all humans and experiences.
(978) 306-4573 View (978) 306-4573
Photo of Rachel Moore Woodward, LMHC, Counselor
Rachel Moore Woodward
Counselor, LMHC
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Newburyport, MA 01950
I have been working with children and their families for the past 10 years. I specialize in working with children with one or more mental health diagnoses, such as ASD, anxiety, depression, or mood disorders, as well as helping their parents/guardians or family members with how to best care for their child. I aim to work collaboratively with families, schools, and other providers in order to instill change. I work individually with adults, with a varying degree of need, including depression, anxiety, trauma, relationship difficulties, and life transitions. I also work individually with parents, working on their own mental health.
I have been working with children and their families for the past 10 years. I specialize in working with children with one or more mental health diagnoses, such as ASD, anxiety, depression, or mood disorders, as well as helping their parents/guardians or family members with how to best care for their child. I aim to work collaboratively with families, schools, and other providers in order to instill change. I work individually with adults, with a varying degree of need, including depression, anxiety, trauma, relationship difficulties, and life transitions. I also work individually with parents, working on their own mental health.
(978) 584-9437 View (978) 584-9437
Photo of Eryn Maguire, MPH, CAGS, LSW, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Eryn Maguire
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MPH, CAGS, LSW
Verified Verified
Newburyport, MA 01950
Welcome to Seacoast Wellness LLC. As a counselor and educator, I work with adult & adolescent clients in need of support in the areas of: anxiety, depression, PTSD, and/or lack of motivation. I also provide guidance for those considering career changes and applying to college.
Welcome to Seacoast Wellness LLC. As a counselor and educator, I work with adult & adolescent clients in need of support in the areas of: anxiety, depression, PTSD, and/or lack of motivation. I also provide guidance for those considering career changes and applying to college.
(351) 666-8576 View (351) 666-8576
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William Roy Newman Licensed Psychologist 40 Years
Psychologist, MDiv, LCSW, DMin, psychol
Verified Verified
Newburyport, MA 01950
Dr. William R. Newman, a licensed psychologist for years, specializes in the treatment of complex developmental trauma with dissociation. Dr. Newman's treatment of anxiety, depression, and trauma, will help you alleviate your symptoms and causes of your distress. Couples and families will improve their relationships by effectively communicating and increasing their understanding of each other's needs. You will learn to communicate from your true/highest/spirit/soul SELF with LOVE, and compassion. Dr. Newman helps you help yourself with self-leadership to increase your consciousness/awareness to make the best and healthiest choices for all parts of you and your relationships.
Dr. William R. Newman, a licensed psychologist for years, specializes in the treatment of complex developmental trauma with dissociation. Dr. Newman's treatment of anxiety, depression, and trauma, will help you alleviate your symptoms and causes of your distress. Couples and families will improve their relationships by effectively communicating and increasing their understanding of each other's needs. You will learn to communicate from your true/highest/spirit/soul SELF with LOVE, and compassion. Dr. Newman helps you help yourself with self-leadership to increase your consciousness/awareness to make the best and healthiest choices for all parts of you and your relationships.
(978) 391-9987 View (978) 391-9987
Photo of Abelee Groff, LICSW , Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Abelee Groff
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LICSW
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Newburyport, MA 01950  (Online Only)
Curiosity and courage propel us toward a life where authenticity shines. Thank you for seeking me out—I hope to be your steadfast companion on life’s journey. As a psychotherapist, I offer evidence-based counseling, fostering a safe space for self-exploration, personal growth, and healing.
Curiosity and courage propel us toward a life where authenticity shines. Thank you for seeking me out—I hope to be your steadfast companion on life’s journey. As a psychotherapist, I offer evidence-based counseling, fostering a safe space for self-exploration, personal growth, and healing.
(978) 634-6412 View (978) 634-6412
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Lintel Behavioral Health
Counselor, MEd, LMHC
Verified Verified
Newburyport, MA 01950  (Online Only)
Do you want a more content life despite varying stressors? Maybe you will take the risk to some potentially uncomfortable work while increasing your capacity to be actively present for yourself and others. Are you tired of being held emotionally hostage in life? Let's get creative. If you are interested in new habits of mind like “Encourage true focus” “Give up control to gain authority” “embrace all feelings, guide all behaviors,” please reach out via email. It won't be boring.
Do you want a more content life despite varying stressors? Maybe you will take the risk to some potentially uncomfortable work while increasing your capacity to be actively present for yourself and others. Are you tired of being held emotionally hostage in life? Let's get creative. If you are interested in new habits of mind like “Encourage true focus” “Give up control to gain authority” “embrace all feelings, guide all behaviors,” please reach out via email. It won't be boring.
(978) 274-3772 View (978) 274-3772
Photo of Diane C Dubin, LICSW, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Diane C Dubin
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LICSW
Verified Verified
Newburyport, MA 01950
I have been in the mental health field for over 30 years practicing in a variety of settings. My current interests have evolved after years of working with adolescent females and adult women, followed by years of working with troubled families where I became aware of the prevalence of and impact from various kinds of trauma. Depression, anxiety, grief and loss, relational issues and living with and healing from trauma are areas of my expertise.
I have been in the mental health field for over 30 years practicing in a variety of settings. My current interests have evolved after years of working with adolescent females and adult women, followed by years of working with troubled families where I became aware of the prevalence of and impact from various kinds of trauma. Depression, anxiety, grief and loss, relational issues and living with and healing from trauma are areas of my expertise.
(978) 716-2814 View (978) 716-2814
Photo of Lisa Dube - Merrimack River Wellness, Lisa Dube, LICSW, LICSW, She, Her, Hers, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Merrimack River Wellness, Lisa Dube, LICSW
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LICSW, She, Her, Hers
Verified Verified
4 Endorsed
Newburyport, MA 01950  (Online Only)
Licensed in MA, ME, CT & NH. (E-mail is the quickest way to reach me) Please note that I do not have openings for ongoing therapy, but maintain short-term space for parents, families, and individuals seeking guidance/understanding around gender identity and/or neurodivergence, hormone/surgery letters, as well as several groups for these communities. I specialize in gender identity, autism/neurodivergence, and parent coaching. I practice from the IFS model, and integrate Virtual Sand Tray, where appropriate, to create a visual representation of each person's unique system.
Licensed in MA, ME, CT & NH. (E-mail is the quickest way to reach me) Please note that I do not have openings for ongoing therapy, but maintain short-term space for parents, families, and individuals seeking guidance/understanding around gender identity and/or neurodivergence, hormone/surgery letters, as well as several groups for these communities. I specialize in gender identity, autism/neurodivergence, and parent coaching. I practice from the IFS model, and integrate Virtual Sand Tray, where appropriate, to create a visual representation of each person's unique system.
(978) 518-3117 View (978) 518-3117
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Julie M Ryan
Counselor, MA, LMHC
Verified Verified
Newburyport, MA 01950
Not accepting new clients
Life can feel overwhelming at times. It’s especially hard when your child is the one that’s struggling. It’s painful for you to listen to them talk about how anxious, misunderstood, or alone they feel. Maybe they’re not talking to you at all, which makes you worry even more... There could be something else behind that heaviness in your chest. You may be facing stressful relationship dynamics, a health issue, a loss of some kind. You get through your days, trying to cross everything off the list, but aren’t finding much fulfillment or joy. You’re feeling unsettled, anxious or depressed.
Life can feel overwhelming at times. It’s especially hard when your child is the one that’s struggling. It’s painful for you to listen to them talk about how anxious, misunderstood, or alone they feel. Maybe they’re not talking to you at all, which makes you worry even more... There could be something else behind that heaviness in your chest. You may be facing stressful relationship dynamics, a health issue, a loss of some kind. You get through your days, trying to cross everything off the list, but aren’t finding much fulfillment or joy. You’re feeling unsettled, anxious or depressed.
(617) 764-9328 View (617) 764-9328
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How does your Therapist compare?

Number of Therapists in 01950

100+

Average cost per session

$150

Therapists in 01950 who prioritize treating:

90% Anxiety
83% Depression
79% Relationship Issues
72% Self Esteem
70% Coping Skills
62% Grief
60% Trauma and PTSD

Average years in practice

16 Years

Top 3 insurances accepted

94% BlueCross and BlueShield
64% UnitedHealthcare UHC | UBH
63% Harvard Pilgrim

How Therapists in 01950 see their clients

71% In Person and Online
29% Online Only

Gender breakdown

80% Female
20% Male
FAQs - About Therapy and Counseling

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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.