Therapists in 03079

Photo of Emily Ellis, Pre-Licensed Professional in 03079, NH
Emily Ellis
Pre-Licensed Professional, MA
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Salem, NH 03079
Waitlist for new clients
I am a firm believer in collaboration, transparency, and authenticity in my work as a therapist. I have experience working with children 4+, adolescents, adults, family and group work. My priority is to create a safe, supportive, compassionate, and collaborative space where we can work together to explore issues that are troubling you.
I am a firm believer in collaboration, transparency, and authenticity in my work as a therapist. I have experience working with children 4+, adolescents, adults, family and group work. My priority is to create a safe, supportive, compassionate, and collaborative space where we can work together to explore issues that are troubling you.
(833) 909-1947 View (833) 909-1947
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Anne B Parsons
Psychologist, PhD
Verified Verified
Salem, NH 03079  (Online Only)
Not accepting new clients
I am retiring and no longer taking new therapy clients. I am a licensed Clinical Psychologist. I work with adults and couples. I actively work with clients with a wide variety of problems including, but not limited to PTSD, trauma recovery, depression, anxiety, mood disorders, women's issues, marital/couples problems, divorce and separation, parenting, coping with life's stressors, and coping with another's substance abuse or mental illness. I work collaboratively with clients, tailoring my approach to a particular client and their issues.
I am retiring and no longer taking new therapy clients. I am a licensed Clinical Psychologist. I work with adults and couples. I actively work with clients with a wide variety of problems including, but not limited to PTSD, trauma recovery, depression, anxiety, mood disorders, women's issues, marital/couples problems, divorce and separation, parenting, coping with life's stressors, and coping with another's substance abuse or mental illness. I work collaboratively with clients, tailoring my approach to a particular client and their issues.
(603) 686-7597 View (603) 686-7597
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Alliance Counseling & Therapeutic Services
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LICSW, MLADC
Verified Verified
Salem, NH 03079
Not accepting new clients
Alliance Counseling Services offers both in-office and telehealth therapy for individual adults. We focus on Mood Disorders, Conflict Resolution, Personal Adjustment Issues, Addictive Disorders, Substance Use Evaluations (LADC Evaluations) and DWI aftercare. Treatment is client centered, strengths based and utilizes a variety of interventions based on Evidenced Based Practices.
Alliance Counseling Services offers both in-office and telehealth therapy for individual adults. We focus on Mood Disorders, Conflict Resolution, Personal Adjustment Issues, Addictive Disorders, Substance Use Evaluations (LADC Evaluations) and DWI aftercare. Treatment is client centered, strengths based and utilizes a variety of interventions based on Evidenced Based Practices.
(603) 931-4066 View (603) 931-4066
Photo of Rebecca Peake LMFT, Marriage & Family Therapist in 03079, NH
Rebecca Peake LMFT
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Salem, NH 03079
I work with children, adolescents, and adults to provide individual, couple, and family therapy. I work from a systems focused perspective where treatment draws from client strengths, is solution-focused, and family centered. I believe in being supportive and empowering clients in their journey to improve. I enjoy using cognitive behavioral techniques to address concerns such as self-esteem, anxiety, depression, and general life stressors.
I work with children, adolescents, and adults to provide individual, couple, and family therapy. I work from a systems focused perspective where treatment draws from client strengths, is solution-focused, and family centered. I believe in being supportive and empowering clients in their journey to improve. I enjoy using cognitive behavioral techniques to address concerns such as self-esteem, anxiety, depression, and general life stressors.
(603) 931-3451 View (603) 931-3451
Photo of Patrick McLaughlin, Pre-Licensed Professional in 03079, NH
Patrick McLaughlin
Pre-Licensed Professional, MEd
Verified Verified
Salem, NH 03079
Are you struggling with feelings of anxiety, depression, or relationship issues? Do you have a child or teenager who is finding challenges with school or social interaction? I offer individual and couples counseling to a wide age range of clients. I can provide both in-person and telehealth sessions. I have been working in the field for 15 years and have worked with children, young adults, couples, and families who experience challenges in life due to these symptoms.
Are you struggling with feelings of anxiety, depression, or relationship issues? Do you have a child or teenager who is finding challenges with school or social interaction? I offer individual and couples counseling to a wide age range of clients. I can provide both in-person and telehealth sessions. I have been working in the field for 15 years and have worked with children, young adults, couples, and families who experience challenges in life due to these symptoms.
(603) 379-6725 x2045 View (603) 379-6725 x2045
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Daniel J Hannon
Counselor, PhD, LCMHC
Verified Verified
Salem, NH 03079
Are you struggling to figure out your place in the world? No one seems to understand? School is not working for you, you aren't getting along with your family, you and your spouse or ex-partner aren't on the same page when it comes to raising the children, or you aren't able to decide how to move forward in your life? There are no easy answers to these problems and sometimes it is helpful to have someone you can talk to who is there just for you.
Are you struggling to figure out your place in the world? No one seems to understand? School is not working for you, you aren't getting along with your family, you and your spouse or ex-partner aren't on the same page when it comes to raising the children, or you aren't able to decide how to move forward in your life? There are no easy answers to these problems and sometimes it is helpful to have someone you can talk to who is there just for you.
(844) 902-3179 View (844) 902-3179
Photo of Melanie Carbonneau, Counselor in 03079, NH
Melanie Carbonneau
Counselor, PhD, LMHC, LCMHC, MT-BC
Verified Verified
Salem, NH 03079  (Online Only)
I enjoy working with clients who are motivated to make change and want to find ways to gain greater control of their lives. I believe impactful changes can be made for anyone who has a willingness to explore themselves on a deeper level including their personal history, relationships, coping skills, triggers, hopes and dreams. I believe it's important to maintain consistency in meetings, clear identification of goals and ways to measure personal success. I'm more than willing to dig into techniques that work best for a client and enjoy when people bring their own interests, passions, and ideas into sessions.
I enjoy working with clients who are motivated to make change and want to find ways to gain greater control of their lives. I believe impactful changes can be made for anyone who has a willingness to explore themselves on a deeper level including their personal history, relationships, coping skills, triggers, hopes and dreams. I believe it's important to maintain consistency in meetings, clear identification of goals and ways to measure personal success. I'm more than willing to dig into techniques that work best for a client and enjoy when people bring their own interests, passions, and ideas into sessions.
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Courtney Keefe
Counselor, LCMHC
Verified Verified
Salem, NH 03079
Courtney Keefe is a Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor practicing in New Hampshire. She received her Bachelor of Science in Psychology & Dance from Springfield College in 2015, and her Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Rivier University in 2018. While receiving her education, she completed an internship at Keene State College's Counseling Center, where she worked with college students struggling with various mental health concerns.
Courtney Keefe is a Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor practicing in New Hampshire. She received her Bachelor of Science in Psychology & Dance from Springfield College in 2015, and her Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Rivier University in 2018. While receiving her education, she completed an internship at Keene State College's Counseling Center, where she worked with college students struggling with various mental health concerns.
(888) 491-5017 View (888) 491-5017
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Gavin Cherry
Counselor, MS, LCMHC, MLADC, LCS
Verified Verified
Salem, NH 03079
Now accepting clients at Ellie Mental Health, Salem NH. If I'm not available, we have a fabulous team to meet your needs. Whether you are looking to address depression, stress, anxiety, trauma, or strengthen your recovery program, I can help you navigate the path to stability, understanding and relief. I’m a believer in a wholistic approach to overall health, and to do so by focusing on the areas of mental, physical and spiritual wellness. Therapy can be a healthy way to address the struggles that you may be facing. It can also be a way to hone your focus on life goals.
Now accepting clients at Ellie Mental Health, Salem NH. If I'm not available, we have a fabulous team to meet your needs. Whether you are looking to address depression, stress, anxiety, trauma, or strengthen your recovery program, I can help you navigate the path to stability, understanding and relief. I’m a believer in a wholistic approach to overall health, and to do so by focusing on the areas of mental, physical and spiritual wellness. Therapy can be a healthy way to address the struggles that you may be facing. It can also be a way to hone your focus on life goals.
(844) 856-2612 View (844) 856-2612
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Kim Trippodo
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LICSW
Verified Verified
Salem, NH 03079
Kim Trippodo is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Texas who has been practicing since 2015. Kim assists in the journey of coping, thriving, calming, developing self-actualization, living in values alignment, building healthy social connections, healthy habit formation, and celebrating one's unique qualities. Kim is a certified Parent Child Interaction Therapist and works on positive parenting practices, attachment, cultivating responsible behavior, and understanding/alleviating externalized behaviors related to ADHD, ODD, ASD, DMDD, change of home placement, or other major life stressors.
Kim Trippodo is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Texas who has been practicing since 2015. Kim assists in the journey of coping, thriving, calming, developing self-actualization, living in values alignment, building healthy social connections, healthy habit formation, and celebrating one's unique qualities. Kim is a certified Parent Child Interaction Therapist and works on positive parenting practices, attachment, cultivating responsible behavior, and understanding/alleviating externalized behaviors related to ADHD, ODD, ASD, DMDD, change of home placement, or other major life stressors.
(855) 979-8865 View (855) 979-8865
Photo of Amanda Wilfore, Pre-Licensed Professional in 03079, NH
Amanda Wilfore
Pre-Licensed Professional, MSW
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Salem, NH 03079
Available for individual therapy as well as couples therapy! It would be my pleasure to work with you as you navigate the complexities of life and relationships. If you are experiencing anxiety, life stress, transitions, domestic abuse, depression or thoughts of suicide, I can provide you with support. I work with LGBTQIA+ individuals as well as LGBTQIA+ couples. I provide client centered care where together we can find solutions through interventions and skill work.
Available for individual therapy as well as couples therapy! It would be my pleasure to work with you as you navigate the complexities of life and relationships. If you are experiencing anxiety, life stress, transitions, domestic abuse, depression or thoughts of suicide, I can provide you with support. I work with LGBTQIA+ individuals as well as LGBTQIA+ couples. I provide client centered care where together we can find solutions through interventions and skill work.
(833) 662-2630 View (833) 662-2630
Photo of Crossroads Recovery Center, Drug & Alcohol Counselor in 03079, NH
Crossroads Recovery Center
Drug & Alcohol Counselor, LADC, LCMHC, APRN
Verified Verified
Salem, NH 03079
Crossroads offers both mental health and addiction programs including medication management with our NH Board Certified prescriber (Lori Eaton) located at our office here in Salem. Lori is also accepting "New" clients. Call 603-912-4490 to schedule and appt. We also offer, Intensive Outpatient Treatment, Individual Counseling, Aftercare, Medication Management, Interventions and Evidence Based Treatment. We are In-Network with most insurances and are an approved NH Medicaid Provider. Here at Crossroads we understand the physical. emotional and psychological impact that active addiction can have on individuals and their loved ones.
Crossroads offers both mental health and addiction programs including medication management with our NH Board Certified prescriber (Lori Eaton) located at our office here in Salem. Lori is also accepting "New" clients. Call 603-912-4490 to schedule and appt. We also offer, Intensive Outpatient Treatment, Individual Counseling, Aftercare, Medication Management, Interventions and Evidence Based Treatment. We are In-Network with most insurances and are an approved NH Medicaid Provider. Here at Crossroads we understand the physical. emotional and psychological impact that active addiction can have on individuals and their loved ones.
(603) 475-7388 View (603) 475-7388
Photo of Sam B Taliaferro, Clinical Social Work/Therapist in 03079, NH
Sam B Taliaferro
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LICSW
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Salem, NH 03079
Hello everyone, my name is Sam Taliaferro and I am a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker in the state of New Hampshire. I have worked in the mental health field since 2008, licensed since 2019, and as a professional in this field I have benefited from working in multiple settings, both inpatient and outpatient, while treating multiple mental health ailments. Through these various settings and opportunities, I have gained some useful insight toward common struggles that accompany common mental health ailments such as anxiety and depression. I have also had many opportunities to support individuals with addressing personal
Hello everyone, my name is Sam Taliaferro and I am a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker in the state of New Hampshire. I have worked in the mental health field since 2008, licensed since 2019, and as a professional in this field I have benefited from working in multiple settings, both inpatient and outpatient, while treating multiple mental health ailments. Through these various settings and opportunities, I have gained some useful insight toward common struggles that accompany common mental health ailments such as anxiety and depression. I have also had many opportunities to support individuals with addressing personal
(833) 565-1214 View (833) 565-1214
Photo of Ara Heghinian, Pastoral Counselor in 03079, NH
Ara Heghinian
Pastoral Counselor, MDiv, DMin, LPP
Verified Verified
2 Endorsed
Salem, NH 03079
I work with adults and youth, couples, individuals and families. I focus on helping individuals as they seek knowledge about themselves and search for meaning in their relationships with others. I have worked extensively with couples in marital counseling, with families in conflict and with individuals dealing with the aftermath of trauma and abuse.
I work with adults and youth, couples, individuals and families. I focus on helping individuals as they seek knowledge about themselves and search for meaning in their relationships with others. I have worked extensively with couples in marital counseling, with families in conflict and with individuals dealing with the aftermath of trauma and abuse.
(603) 253-2234 x105 View (603) 253-2234 x105
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Sheila Bryan, LICSW, Psychotherapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LICSW
Verified Verified
Salem, NH 03079
I like to provide a warm and inviting atmosphere when you come to my office. Soft lighting, comfortable seating, and a relaxed feeling as if you were at home in your living room. I see people for individual, couples/marital, and family therapy. I treat anxiety, depression, PTSD, anger management, and life stage transitions such as high school/college graduation, retirement, and early exit from the workforce due to disability. My work hours are M-F from 12-8 pm, 7 pm is my last appointment time of the day. Please note, I do not see children under the age of 13.
I like to provide a warm and inviting atmosphere when you come to my office. Soft lighting, comfortable seating, and a relaxed feeling as if you were at home in your living room. I see people for individual, couples/marital, and family therapy. I treat anxiety, depression, PTSD, anger management, and life stage transitions such as high school/college graduation, retirement, and early exit from the workforce due to disability. My work hours are M-F from 12-8 pm, 7 pm is my last appointment time of the day. Please note, I do not see children under the age of 13.
(603) 785-2948 View (603) 785-2948
Photo of Rebecca Kisakye, Pre-Licensed Professional in 03079, NH
Rebecca Kisakye
Pre-Licensed Professional, MSW
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Salem, NH 03079
Now accepting new patients at Ellie Mental Health! I offer individual and family counseling services to individuals ages 3-30. I aim to utilize a warm, holistic, and collaborative clinical style that places you in the driver’s seat of your healing. I strive to build strong therapeutic relationships to promote goal achievement and increased self-esteem. You are an individual and therefore need personalized care! I believe in the value of learning emotional regulation skills, processing through play (whatever that may look like for you), and having a sense of humor throughout the healing journey!
Now accepting new patients at Ellie Mental Health! I offer individual and family counseling services to individuals ages 3-30. I aim to utilize a warm, holistic, and collaborative clinical style that places you in the driver’s seat of your healing. I strive to build strong therapeutic relationships to promote goal achievement and increased self-esteem. You are an individual and therefore need personalized care! I believe in the value of learning emotional regulation skills, processing through play (whatever that may look like for you), and having a sense of humor throughout the healing journey!
(833) 430-1186 View (833) 430-1186
Photo of Christine Lavoie, Counselor in 03079, NH
Christine Lavoie
Counselor, PsyD, LCMHC, NCC
Verified Verified
Salem, NH 03079
Do you struggle with feelings of depression or anxiety? Are you a couple experiencing difficulty in your relationship or a parent challenged by your child/teens behavior? I provide therapeutic services to individuals, couples and families. I have over ten years experience working with family/couple conflict, depression, anxiety, trauma, grief/loss and parenting challenges. I also bring experience working with child and adolescent behavior problems, attachment, mood disorders and couple communication.
Do you struggle with feelings of depression or anxiety? Are you a couple experiencing difficulty in your relationship or a parent challenged by your child/teens behavior? I provide therapeutic services to individuals, couples and families. I have over ten years experience working with family/couple conflict, depression, anxiety, trauma, grief/loss and parenting challenges. I also bring experience working with child and adolescent behavior problems, attachment, mood disorders and couple communication.
(603) 686-7380 x37 View (603) 686-7380 x37
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Philip Robbins
Psychologist, PhD
Verified Verified
Salem, NH 03079
I am the Director of Salem Psychological Associates. We are a group of 11 psychologists, social workers, and mental health counselors, offering comprehensive evaluation and treatment services for clients of all ages and backgrounds. Individual, marital and family, and group counseling are offered as well as diagnostic assessments for schools and other institutions. Our group includes an Addictive Disorders Program for clients wrestling with substance-related issues. Our staff consists of senior clinicians, offering a range of techniques, including cognitive-behavioral, psychodynamic, and EMDR. Feel free to learn more about our staff by visiting our website at www.salempsychologicalassociates.com.
I am the Director of Salem Psychological Associates. We are a group of 11 psychologists, social workers, and mental health counselors, offering comprehensive evaluation and treatment services for clients of all ages and backgrounds. Individual, marital and family, and group counseling are offered as well as diagnostic assessments for schools and other institutions. Our group includes an Addictive Disorders Program for clients wrestling with substance-related issues. Our staff consists of senior clinicians, offering a range of techniques, including cognitive-behavioral, psychodynamic, and EMDR. Feel free to learn more about our staff by visiting our website at www.salempsychologicalassociates.com.
(603) 326-6174 View (603) 326-6174
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Kristine Anthony
Counselor, LCMHC
Verified Verified
Salem, NH 03079
Waitlist for new clients
Hi, I'm Kristine. I am a licensed clinical mental health counselor specializing in working with the young adults and adolescents. I have 7 years counseling experience and have worked as a residential counselor prior to being a therapist. My style of therapy includes practices like CBT, DBT, ACT, and trauma informed practices. I work with adolescents, young adults, and adults. Young adulthood can bring anxiety and other mental health issues, and people can struggle to find treatment to fit their specific needs. Currently not accepting new clients, however you may reach out to discuss waitlist.
Hi, I'm Kristine. I am a licensed clinical mental health counselor specializing in working with the young adults and adolescents. I have 7 years counseling experience and have worked as a residential counselor prior to being a therapist. My style of therapy includes practices like CBT, DBT, ACT, and trauma informed practices. I work with adolescents, young adults, and adults. Young adulthood can bring anxiety and other mental health issues, and people can struggle to find treatment to fit their specific needs. Currently not accepting new clients, however you may reach out to discuss waitlist.
(603) 718-3122 View (603) 718-3122
Photo of Stacie Siwik, Clinical Social Work/Therapist in 03079, NH
Stacie Siwik
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LICSW
Verified Verified
Salem, NH 03079  (Online Only)
Not accepting new clients
Are you feeling overwhelmed in your daily life, have difficulty shutting your brain off, or find yourself worrying about almost anything? Counseling may be the right step for you. Counseling is a collaborative effort between you and me to help identify the thoughts that interfere with your life in a negative way. With work, you can gain better control over unhelpful thoughts. Everyone has the ability to change, my job is to guide and support you through the process. I believe in creating a safe and judgement free experience for you to explore what you want to change and what gets in the way.
Are you feeling overwhelmed in your daily life, have difficulty shutting your brain off, or find yourself worrying about almost anything? Counseling may be the right step for you. Counseling is a collaborative effort between you and me to help identify the thoughts that interfere with your life in a negative way. With work, you can gain better control over unhelpful thoughts. Everyone has the ability to change, my job is to guide and support you through the process. I believe in creating a safe and judgement free experience for you to explore what you want to change and what gets in the way.
(855) 694-6157 View (855) 694-6157

How does your Therapist compare?

Number of Therapists in 03079

70+

Average cost per session

$147

Therapists in 03079 who prioritize treating:

95% Anxiety
92% Depression
75% Self Esteem
68% Coping Skills
65% Trauma and PTSD
62% Relationship Issues
59% Grief

Average years in practice

13 Years

Top 3 insurances accepted

81% BlueCross and BlueShield
73% Cigna and Evernorth
70% Anthem | Elevance

How Therapists in 03079 see their clients

84% In Person and Online
16% Online Only

Gender breakdown

80% Female
20% Male

FAQs - About Therapy and Counseling

How can I find a therapist in 03079?

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.