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Daniela Weiss
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LMSW
Verified Verified
New York, NY 10022  (Online Only)
Not accepting new clients
Please note that I'm NOT accepting new clients nor making referrals at this time: You may be experiencing stress in your life due to work, school, family, personal identity, or a history of trauma. If you're looking to get support, be heard, grow skills, and find a better way of functioning, I'm here to help.
Please note that I'm NOT accepting new clients nor making referrals at this time: You may be experiencing stress in your life due to work, school, family, personal identity, or a history of trauma. If you're looking to get support, be heard, grow skills, and find a better way of functioning, I'm here to help.
(646) 760-1570 View (646) 760-1570
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May Chen
Psychologist, PhD
Verified Verified
New York, NY 10022
I am a licensed clinical psychologist specilizing in the cognitive behavioral approach to psychotherapy (CBT). Cognitive behavioral therapy is a short-term, problem-focused orientation that aims to provide practical tools with which we may use to manage life's changes. I enjoy working with a culturally diverse population on a range of concerns, including anxiety, anger, depression, acculturation, adjustment, and relationship issues.
I am a licensed clinical psychologist specilizing in the cognitive behavioral approach to psychotherapy (CBT). Cognitive behavioral therapy is a short-term, problem-focused orientation that aims to provide practical tools with which we may use to manage life's changes. I enjoy working with a culturally diverse population on a range of concerns, including anxiety, anger, depression, acculturation, adjustment, and relationship issues.
(917) 780-2851 View (917) 780-2851
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Ryan Androsiglio
Psychologist, PhD
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
New York, NY 10022  (Online Only)
Greetings! I am a NYS Licensed Psychologist, providing psychotherapy, consultation, workshops, and supervision. I earned my Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology from Fordham University, and have over 15 years of professional experience. Psychotherapy is my passion, and my approach is a blend of solution-focused Cognitive Therapy and Mindfulness. I have completed formal training in Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT) and often weave meditation practice into the therapy process. Other areas of interest include: fitness, yoga, taichi, qigong, gaming, work/life balance, LGBTQ issues, and mind-body health (sleep, nutrition, exercise).
Greetings! I am a NYS Licensed Psychologist, providing psychotherapy, consultation, workshops, and supervision. I earned my Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology from Fordham University, and have over 15 years of professional experience. Psychotherapy is my passion, and my approach is a blend of solution-focused Cognitive Therapy and Mindfulness. I have completed formal training in Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT) and often weave meditation practice into the therapy process. Other areas of interest include: fitness, yoga, taichi, qigong, gaming, work/life balance, LGBTQ issues, and mind-body health (sleep, nutrition, exercise).
(516) 844-0277 View (516) 844-0277
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Lisa R. Coll
MS, LMHC
Verified Verified
New York, NY 10022
Life comes with joy and pain, love and anger, accomplishments and mess-ups, and sometimes confusion. The times when we struggle and feel stuck or confused as individuals, as couples & as parents are often signals that it’s time to grow. I work collaboratively with my clients and have great success utilizing techniques from Internal Family Systems (IFS) as well as Narrative and Psychodynamic therapy to treat trauma, anxiety, panic, depression, grief and eating disorders. I also work with individuals, couples and families facing every day parenting, life and relationship challenges.
Life comes with joy and pain, love and anger, accomplishments and mess-ups, and sometimes confusion. The times when we struggle and feel stuck or confused as individuals, as couples & as parents are often signals that it’s time to grow. I work collaboratively with my clients and have great success utilizing techniques from Internal Family Systems (IFS) as well as Narrative and Psychodynamic therapy to treat trauma, anxiety, panic, depression, grief and eating disorders. I also work with individuals, couples and families facing every day parenting, life and relationship challenges.
(914) 303-7697 View (914) 303-7697
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Samuel Parton
Licensed Master Social Worker, LMSW
Verified Verified
New York, NY 10022
Working in schools and foster care settings for years, Sam is an expert in child and adolescent therapy. He utilizes two of the leading therapies, Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT) and Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT). With CBT, Sam helps clients change unhelpful thought processes and behavioral patterns and aids clients in bravely facing their fears. While with DBT, he helps clients learn better emotion regulation, distress tolerance, and interpersonal skills. He is passionate about building connections and assists clients in finding strengths and skills within themselves to work through any struggles they might be experiencing.
Working in schools and foster care settings for years, Sam is an expert in child and adolescent therapy. He utilizes two of the leading therapies, Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT) and Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT). With CBT, Sam helps clients change unhelpful thought processes and behavioral patterns and aids clients in bravely facing their fears. While with DBT, he helps clients learn better emotion regulation, distress tolerance, and interpersonal skills. He is passionate about building connections and assists clients in finding strengths and skills within themselves to work through any struggles they might be experiencing.
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Dr. Laura Pellerzi
Pre-Licensed Professional, PhD
Verified Verified
New York, NY 10022
Have you ever wondered whether your child would benefit from in-person therapy? I offer a phone consultation to answer any questions you may have. I can assist your child and family resolve challenges and becoming their own therapists by teaching them how to overcome obstacles to succeed. I am skilled at helping parents, children, and adolescents who struggle with anxiety, depression, ADHD, social issues, self-esteem, and academic issues. My approach is solution-focused. Sessions are tailored to your child's specific needs. I am approachable and genuine. Children frequently experience improvement early in treatment.
Have you ever wondered whether your child would benefit from in-person therapy? I offer a phone consultation to answer any questions you may have. I can assist your child and family resolve challenges and becoming their own therapists by teaching them how to overcome obstacles to succeed. I am skilled at helping parents, children, and adolescents who struggle with anxiety, depression, ADHD, social issues, self-esteem, and academic issues. My approach is solution-focused. Sessions are tailored to your child's specific needs. I am approachable and genuine. Children frequently experience improvement early in treatment.
(646) 904-4481 View (646) 904-4481
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Medina Cecunjanin
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified Verified
New York, NY 10022
Are you a high-achieving Type A who has accomplished professional success but is struggling? Do you feel disengaged, lonely, negative, and beginning to dislike the person you are becoming? I have specialized training with high-functioning individuals struggling with anxiety, depression, life transitions, trauma, and relationship issues. I can help you harness your difficulties by learning how to manage stressors that come up in life and building resilience. I combine strategies from the best in our field, including evidence-based, solution-focused, and exploratory treatment. Simply put, whatever you're going through, I can help.
Are you a high-achieving Type A who has accomplished professional success but is struggling? Do you feel disengaged, lonely, negative, and beginning to dislike the person you are becoming? I have specialized training with high-functioning individuals struggling with anxiety, depression, life transitions, trauma, and relationship issues. I can help you harness your difficulties by learning how to manage stressors that come up in life and building resilience. I combine strategies from the best in our field, including evidence-based, solution-focused, and exploratory treatment. Simply put, whatever you're going through, I can help.
(646) 681-4412 View (646) 681-4412
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Andrea Cilento
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified Verified
2 Endorsed
New York, NY 10022  (Online Only)
Creating an empathetic, nonjudgmental and collaborative space for growth and healing is my primary objective as a therapist. Who you are and what you have experienced is unique, and so will be your path to healing. I offer both short-term treatment to resolve a specific problem in your life, or longer-term talk therapy to delve into deeper issues that impact your relationships or mental and emotional wellbeing.
Creating an empathetic, nonjudgmental and collaborative space for growth and healing is my primary objective as a therapist. Who you are and what you have experienced is unique, and so will be your path to healing. I offer both short-term treatment to resolve a specific problem in your life, or longer-term talk therapy to delve into deeper issues that impact your relationships or mental and emotional wellbeing.
(646) 863-6910 View (646) 863-6910
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Elizabeth Gordon
Psychologist, PsyD
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
New York, NY 10022  (Online Only)
I am a licensed psychologist who specializes in the treatment of disordered eating, body image dissatisfaction, and mood and anxiety disorders. I work best with clients who are open to a Health At Every Size approach and/or who are in a more sustained eating disorder recovery. I strive to create a warm, compassionate, non-judgmental environment where we can work collaboratively on healing unresolved issues, strengthening your sense of self, and helping you live your fullest life now.
I am a licensed psychologist who specializes in the treatment of disordered eating, body image dissatisfaction, and mood and anxiety disorders. I work best with clients who are open to a Health At Every Size approach and/or who are in a more sustained eating disorder recovery. I strive to create a warm, compassionate, non-judgmental environment where we can work collaboratively on healing unresolved issues, strengthening your sense of self, and helping you live your fullest life now.
(646) 762-9022 View (646) 762-9022
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Alla Nechayev
Counselor, LMHC, MA
Verified Verified
New York, NY 10022
I believe that everyone is uniquely designed and no single approach in therapy can be used exclusively. Over the years of working eclectically with the individuals from all walks and being curious about finding omnimodus approach that would describe it all, I found the following sequence in treatment to be more reflective of the needs of most in therapy: Phase I: Psychoanalytic-exploring past character formation during the childhood, including obstacles, traumas through events or other people. "It is only when the mind is free from the old that it meets everything anew, and in that there is joy."
I believe that everyone is uniquely designed and no single approach in therapy can be used exclusively. Over the years of working eclectically with the individuals from all walks and being curious about finding omnimodus approach that would describe it all, I found the following sequence in treatment to be more reflective of the needs of most in therapy: Phase I: Psychoanalytic-exploring past character formation during the childhood, including obstacles, traumas through events or other people. "It is only when the mind is free from the old that it meets everything anew, and in that there is joy."
(347) 632-0785 View (347) 632-0785
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Judith Zackson
Psychologist, PhD
Verified Verified
New York, NY 10022
Have you wondered if therapy can be helpful to your adolescent or young adult? I offer a complimentary phone consultation to discuss any questions you may have. You can talk to me about anything; nothing you tell me will shock or surprise me. I can help your child become their own therapist by learning techniques and coping strategies to work through the challenges in their lives. I work well with children and adolescents struggling with anxiety, depression, social issues, learning issues, attention deficit disorder, and body image issues. Clients often see a reduction in symptoms and improved well-being early on in therapy.
Have you wondered if therapy can be helpful to your adolescent or young adult? I offer a complimentary phone consultation to discuss any questions you may have. You can talk to me about anything; nothing you tell me will shock or surprise me. I can help your child become their own therapist by learning techniques and coping strategies to work through the challenges in their lives. I work well with children and adolescents struggling with anxiety, depression, social issues, learning issues, attention deficit disorder, and body image issues. Clients often see a reduction in symptoms and improved well-being early on in therapy.
(347) 752-5318 View (347) 752-5318
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Brian J Kerrigan
CARC
Verified Verified
New York, NY 10022
With more than 20 years of practical experience, I have been providing individuals and families with solution-oriented, compassionate and confidential counseling in order to overcome the dangers of addictions, dependencies and adverse behavior. I work closely with my clients to help them resume a full life in the workplace, at home or in college, and on all social occasions. A new life is always, always possible.
With more than 20 years of practical experience, I have been providing individuals and families with solution-oriented, compassionate and confidential counseling in order to overcome the dangers of addictions, dependencies and adverse behavior. I work closely with my clients to help them resume a full life in the workplace, at home or in college, and on all social occasions. A new life is always, always possible.
(929) 345-3339 View (929) 345-3339
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Dean DeRenzo
Counselor, LMHC
Verified Verified
New York, NY 10022  (Online Only)
I am dedicated to guiding you on your path to emotional well-being and personal development. Specializing in depression, anxiety, and relationship challenges, I bring expertise in supporting individuals with Autism, LGBTQIA+ identities, college students, and professionals navigating various concerns. Together, we'll explore tailored strategies to address your unique needs and facilitate meaningful growth.
I am dedicated to guiding you on your path to emotional well-being and personal development. Specializing in depression, anxiety, and relationship challenges, I bring expertise in supporting individuals with Autism, LGBTQIA+ identities, college students, and professionals navigating various concerns. Together, we'll explore tailored strategies to address your unique needs and facilitate meaningful growth.
(646) 759-0470 View (646) 759-0470
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Susan Lambert
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW-R
Verified Verified
New York, NY 10022
Entering into a therapeutic process reflects the courage and hope to shape a more satisfying life - in your relationships, work, play and spirituality. I believe in the power to change and to heal our lives. In this process, we will work together to help you gain deeper self awareness and acceptance of yourself. Working creatively, gathering insight and finding concrete day to day strategies as well, we will work through whatever is interfering with your personal fulfillment. I work with individuals struggling with depression, anxiety, trauma and relationship issues and other personal or professional challenges one might bring in.
Entering into a therapeutic process reflects the courage and hope to shape a more satisfying life - in your relationships, work, play and spirituality. I believe in the power to change and to heal our lives. In this process, we will work together to help you gain deeper self awareness and acceptance of yourself. Working creatively, gathering insight and finding concrete day to day strategies as well, we will work through whatever is interfering with your personal fulfillment. I work with individuals struggling with depression, anxiety, trauma and relationship issues and other personal or professional challenges one might bring in.
(917) 858-9948 View (917) 858-9948
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Therese Sarah Rosenblatt
Psychologist, PhD
Verified Verified
New York, NY 10022
In therapy the most profound changes occur in the context of a safe and confidential relationship between the patient and a skilled and compassionate therapist. You will feel less alone with difficult feelings and I will help you figure out how and why you are getting stuck in work and/or in your personal life. Together we will work on clarifying your goals, meeting your challenges and helping you to feel more fulfilled. In a good therapeutic relationship you will develop a greater sense of empowerment and free choice. Life is full of hardships. What matters is developing the tools to deal with them.
In therapy the most profound changes occur in the context of a safe and confidential relationship between the patient and a skilled and compassionate therapist. You will feel less alone with difficult feelings and I will help you figure out how and why you are getting stuck in work and/or in your personal life. Together we will work on clarifying your goals, meeting your challenges and helping you to feel more fulfilled. In a good therapeutic relationship you will develop a greater sense of empowerment and free choice. Life is full of hardships. What matters is developing the tools to deal with them.
(914) 712-8092 View (914) 712-8092
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Sarah Katz
Psychologist, PsyD
Verified Verified
New York, NY 10022  (Online Only)
Sarah Katz, Psy.D., has extensive training in the evidence-based treatment of anxiety and mood disorders. Specifically, Dr. Katz has led clients in exposure-based treatment for panic disorder, separation anxiety disorder, and social anxiety disorder. She has experience providing cognitive behavioral treatments to children, adolescents, and adults struggling with social phobia, generalized anxiety disorder, separation anxiety, selective mutism, depressive disorders, post-traumatic stress disorder, ADHD, psychotic disorders, and disruptive behavior disorders.
Sarah Katz, Psy.D., has extensive training in the evidence-based treatment of anxiety and mood disorders. Specifically, Dr. Katz has led clients in exposure-based treatment for panic disorder, separation anxiety disorder, and social anxiety disorder. She has experience providing cognitive behavioral treatments to children, adolescents, and adults struggling with social phobia, generalized anxiety disorder, separation anxiety, selective mutism, depressive disorders, post-traumatic stress disorder, ADHD, psychotic disorders, and disruptive behavior disorders.
(347) 708-8290 x103 View (347) 708-8290 x103
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Ryan Hutchings
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT
Verified Verified
New York, NY 10022  (Online Only)
If you're struggling with the weight of trauma, whether from experiences like gun violence or domestic abuse, or if you're facing challenges related to your identity within the LGBTQIA+ community, know that I'm here to provide a safe haven for you. Together, we'll work to understand your experiences, develop coping skills, and reclaim your sense of self. Your journey is about finding healing, empowerment, and embracing your true identity, and I'm here to support you every step of the way.
If you're struggling with the weight of trauma, whether from experiences like gun violence or domestic abuse, or if you're facing challenges related to your identity within the LGBTQIA+ community, know that I'm here to provide a safe haven for you. Together, we'll work to understand your experiences, develop coping skills, and reclaim your sense of self. Your journey is about finding healing, empowerment, and embracing your true identity, and I'm here to support you every step of the way.
(646) 956-3547 View (646) 956-3547
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Family Addiction Specialist
Counselor, LMHC, CASAC
Verified Verified
New York, NY 10022
Family Addiction Specialist is a boutique concierge practice in New York, NY (with offices in Midtown Manhattan or Brooklyn Heights, as well as an undisclosed office in the Upper East Side to ensure the highest level of privacy) where high-net-worth clients and their families struggling with substance use disorders, behavioral addictions, depression, anxiety, insomnia, complex family dynamics and conflicts, and other emotional and life issues receive impeccable support and guidance. In addition to talk therapy, the firm also utilizes coaching, hypnotherapy and Neurolinguistic Programing when deemed to be appropriate and beneficial.
Family Addiction Specialist is a boutique concierge practice in New York, NY (with offices in Midtown Manhattan or Brooklyn Heights, as well as an undisclosed office in the Upper East Side to ensure the highest level of privacy) where high-net-worth clients and their families struggling with substance use disorders, behavioral addictions, depression, anxiety, insomnia, complex family dynamics and conflicts, and other emotional and life issues receive impeccable support and guidance. In addition to talk therapy, the firm also utilizes coaching, hypnotherapy and Neurolinguistic Programing when deemed to be appropriate and beneficial.
(347) 673-0642 View (347) 673-0642
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Medina Cecunjanin
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified Verified
New York, NY 10022
Are you a high-achieving Type A who has accomplished professional success but is struggling? Do you feel disengaged, lonely, negative, and beginning to dislike the person you are becoming? I have specialized training with high-functioning individuals struggling with anxiety, depression, life transitions, trauma, and relationship issues. I can help you harness your difficulties by learning how to manage stressors that come up in life and building resilience. I combine strategies from the best in our field, including evidence-based, solution-focused, and exploratory treatment. Simply put, whatever you're going through, I can help.
Are you a high-achieving Type A who has accomplished professional success but is struggling? Do you feel disengaged, lonely, negative, and beginning to dislike the person you are becoming? I have specialized training with high-functioning individuals struggling with anxiety, depression, life transitions, trauma, and relationship issues. I can help you harness your difficulties by learning how to manage stressors that come up in life and building resilience. I combine strategies from the best in our field, including evidence-based, solution-focused, and exploratory treatment. Simply put, whatever you're going through, I can help.
(646) 762-0590 View (646) 762-0590
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Animal-Assisted Therapy Evaluations
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, PhD
Verified Verified
New York, NY 10022  (Online Only)
We provide evaluation, complete assessment, diagnostics and signed authorizations for Emotional Support Animals and Psychiatric Support Animals. Authorizations are valid for NY state residents only and cover housing and airlines. Assessment is often covered by insurance. If approved, authorization letters are at additional fee. The entire process, if granted authorization, is at $250 offset by insurance for initial assessment.
We provide evaluation, complete assessment, diagnostics and signed authorizations for Emotional Support Animals and Psychiatric Support Animals. Authorizations are valid for NY state residents only and cover housing and airlines. Assessment is often covered by insurance. If approved, authorization letters are at additional fee. The entire process, if granted authorization, is at $250 offset by insurance for initial assessment.
(929) 203-4958 View (929) 203-4958

How does your Therapist compare?

Number of Therapists in 10022

600+

Average cost per session

$200

Therapists in 10022 who prioritize treating:

95% Anxiety
91% Depression
84% Relationship Issues
77% Self Esteem
69% Trauma and PTSD
66% Coping Skills
66% Stress

Average years in practice

14 Years

Top 3 insurances accepted

81% Aetna
72% UnitedHealthcare UHC | UBH
71% Cigna and Evernorth

How Therapists in 10022 see their clients

65% In Person and Online
35% Online Only

Gender breakdown

80% Female
20% Male

FAQs - About Therapy and Counseling

How can I find a therapist in 10022?

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.

Learn more about how to find a therapist

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.