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Elizaveta Alexandrovna Shneyderman
Pre-Licensed Professional
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
New York, NY 10036
Navigating the labyrinth of contemporary life can feel overwhelming, leaving us adrift in a sea of uncertainty, anxiety, and existential questioning. As we begin to understand the unconscious - what our symptoms communicate to us and how they have come to structure us - we shed the abounding sense of lack that we've carried and endured for years. Through this process, a novel way of being in the world emerges.
Navigating the labyrinth of contemporary life can feel overwhelming, leaving us adrift in a sea of uncertainty, anxiety, and existential questioning. As we begin to understand the unconscious - what our symptoms communicate to us and how they have come to structure us - we shed the abounding sense of lack that we've carried and endured for years. Through this process, a novel way of being in the world emerges.
(347) 991-8551 View (347) 991-8551
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Danielle Angel
Pre-Licensed Professional, LMHC-LP
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
New York, NY 10036  (Online Only)
I help clients gain insight into their thoughts and behaviors to help process the past while also finding coping strategies to improve their day-to-day lives. To do this, I integrate different therapeutic modalities, including psychodynamic, person-centered, and cognitive behavioral therapy. I work with clients to identify and unravel negative thinking patterns that may be interfering with their lives and help replace them with more positive beliefs. I primarily work with adults, helping them adapt and adjust to common life stressors such as work challenges, life transitions, and relationship issues.
I help clients gain insight into their thoughts and behaviors to help process the past while also finding coping strategies to improve their day-to-day lives. To do this, I integrate different therapeutic modalities, including psychodynamic, person-centered, and cognitive behavioral therapy. I work with clients to identify and unravel negative thinking patterns that may be interfering with their lives and help replace them with more positive beliefs. I primarily work with adults, helping them adapt and adjust to common life stressors such as work challenges, life transitions, and relationship issues.
(347) 836-5230 View (347) 836-5230
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Jennifer Grossman LCSW, PLLC
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified Verified
2 Endorsed
New York, NY 10036  (Online Only)
I am in network with Aetna, Cigna, Empire BlueCross BlueShield, Oscar Health, Oxford and UnitedHealthcare. Starting the search for a therapist is your first step on your journey to change and I would be honored to take this journey with you! As a therapist, I use empathy and humor to provide a comfortable and non-judgmental environment where you feel like you can be your true self.
I am in network with Aetna, Cigna, Empire BlueCross BlueShield, Oscar Health, Oxford and UnitedHealthcare. Starting the search for a therapist is your first step on your journey to change and I would be honored to take this journey with you! As a therapist, I use empathy and humor to provide a comfortable and non-judgmental environment where you feel like you can be your true self.
(646) 576-7809 View (646) 576-7809
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Victoria Lemanski
Pre-Licensed Professional, MA, MHC-LP
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
New York, NY 10036
I am here to help you identify and achieve your best self. I am a firm believer of “where there is a will, there is a way.” If you are reading this, you have already identified with your will and made the first, most difficult step, towards change. Which is, acknowledging that a change needs to be made. As a cancer survivor, I hold a passion for working with individuals navigating an illness, as well as their caregivers. I have also worked with grief, depression, anxiety, personality disorders, trauma disorders, OCD, learning disabilities, and developmental disabilities amongst others.
I am here to help you identify and achieve your best self. I am a firm believer of “where there is a will, there is a way.” If you are reading this, you have already identified with your will and made the first, most difficult step, towards change. Which is, acknowledging that a change needs to be made. As a cancer survivor, I hold a passion for working with individuals navigating an illness, as well as their caregivers. I have also worked with grief, depression, anxiety, personality disorders, trauma disorders, OCD, learning disabilities, and developmental disabilities amongst others.
(646) 845-7853 View (646) 845-7853
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Lucy Zicherman
Licensed Master Social Work, LMSW
Verified Verified
New York, NY 10036  (Online Only)
Not accepting new clients
Throughout my career, I have had the privilege of working with individuals from all walks of life, across diverse age groups, cultural backgrounds, and presenting concerns. I have successfully treated clients dealing with low self-esteem, anxiety, depression, trauma, relationship difficulties, grief, addiction, and more. Clients who see me typically have goals such as changing thought patterns, developing healthier relationships, enhancing emotional regulation, or healing from past trauma.
Throughout my career, I have had the privilege of working with individuals from all walks of life, across diverse age groups, cultural backgrounds, and presenting concerns. I have successfully treated clients dealing with low self-esteem, anxiety, depression, trauma, relationship difficulties, grief, addiction, and more. Clients who see me typically have goals such as changing thought patterns, developing healthier relationships, enhancing emotional regulation, or healing from past trauma.
(646) 736-4056 x730 View (646) 736-4056 x730
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Becky Chen
Licensed Master Social Worker, LMSW
Verified Verified
New York, NY 10036  (Online Only)
I have experience working with a wide range of patients from young children to older adults. I approach therapy from a patient-focused and strengths-based lens, believing that each individual has the capacity to overcome life's challenges when it comes to all areas of work, relationships, and family. Additionally, growing up in a Chinese (Fujianese) immigrant family in America, I understand the impact of generational trauma and cultural identity struggles that first generational individuals and people of color may deal with. I work with patients and within the community to mend and grow from these experiences.
I have experience working with a wide range of patients from young children to older adults. I approach therapy from a patient-focused and strengths-based lens, believing that each individual has the capacity to overcome life's challenges when it comes to all areas of work, relationships, and family. Additionally, growing up in a Chinese (Fujianese) immigrant family in America, I understand the impact of generational trauma and cultural identity struggles that first generational individuals and people of color may deal with. I work with patients and within the community to mend and grow from these experiences.
(646) 867-0980 x727 View (646) 867-0980 x727
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Mike Pancirer
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LMSW
Verified Verified
New York, NY 10036
Starting therapy can be difficult and at the same time result in amazing benefits like gaining introspection into your life. Learning more about yourself can open you up to a wealth of opportunities for personal growth. I believe in helping you navigate current issues by understanding their underlying causes. Some key tenants to the therapy I provide are helping you understand your feelings, creating goals, and providing a safe space for growth.
Starting therapy can be difficult and at the same time result in amazing benefits like gaining introspection into your life. Learning more about yourself can open you up to a wealth of opportunities for personal growth. I believe in helping you navigate current issues by understanding their underlying causes. Some key tenants to the therapy I provide are helping you understand your feelings, creating goals, and providing a safe space for growth.
(646) 466-4941 View (646) 466-4941
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Emily Curnutte
Pre-Licensed Professional, LCAT-LP, MT-BC, MS
Verified Verified
New York, NY 10036  (Online Only)
I specialize in treating highly sensitive people, performers with artistic wounds, trauma, and those suffering from anxiety/depression.Sessions are tailored to fit your specific needs and goals. Whether through talk therapy or creative arts therapy, I provide an environment using your strengths and unique abilities as a modality for your own healing so that growth can continue well beyond our sessions. I am certified in IFS, mindfulness, PTSD, and trauma informed care. I approach health holistically, knowing that artists in particular need to integrate their art with their mental health in order to grow and heal.
I specialize in treating highly sensitive people, performers with artistic wounds, trauma, and those suffering from anxiety/depression.Sessions are tailored to fit your specific needs and goals. Whether through talk therapy or creative arts therapy, I provide an environment using your strengths and unique abilities as a modality for your own healing so that growth can continue well beyond our sessions. I am certified in IFS, mindfulness, PTSD, and trauma informed care. I approach health holistically, knowing that artists in particular need to integrate their art with their mental health in order to grow and heal.
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John Dzwonar
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, EMDR, NLP
Verified Verified
New York, NY 10036
My ideal client is motivated to improve the quality of her/his life by working interactively with me to improve awareness, choice and as a result freedom from presenting symptoms. You will have the opportunity to heal what is in your way, improve the quality of your life. and plan for a rewarding future. We will treat your presenting problems as symptoms and work together to unravel/overcome them. Together we will choose the approach we feel best suits you at the present time.
My ideal client is motivated to improve the quality of her/his life by working interactively with me to improve awareness, choice and as a result freedom from presenting symptoms. You will have the opportunity to heal what is in your way, improve the quality of your life. and plan for a rewarding future. We will treat your presenting problems as symptoms and work together to unravel/overcome them. Together we will choose the approach we feel best suits you at the present time.
(917) 809-5780 View (917) 809-5780
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Taylor Chodash
Counselor, EdM, MA, LMHC
Verified Verified
4 Endorsed
New York, NY 10036  (Online Only)
If you are a woman experiencing relationship difficulties, loneliness, or a new life transition (e.g. graduating, marriage, break-up), we may be a great fit! I also specialize in working with caregivers of children with mental health disorders or physical disabilities. Through our sessions, you may find yourself smiling and laughing to cursing and crying (and if no tears are shed, we will be sure to explore why!). I will empathically and gently challenge you to help you reach your full potential. I aim to provide a space that allows for deep connection, vulnerability and even humor to effect change.
If you are a woman experiencing relationship difficulties, loneliness, or a new life transition (e.g. graduating, marriage, break-up), we may be a great fit! I also specialize in working with caregivers of children with mental health disorders or physical disabilities. Through our sessions, you may find yourself smiling and laughing to cursing and crying (and if no tears are shed, we will be sure to explore why!). I will empathically and gently challenge you to help you reach your full potential. I aim to provide a space that allows for deep connection, vulnerability and even humor to effect change.
(631) 529-6230 View (631) 529-6230
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Marina Z Temkina
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified Verified
New York, NY 10036  (Online Only)
I provide supportive clinical modalities, CBT, interpersonal, insight oriented therapy for people who struggle with relational and professional conflicts, anxiety, depression, low self-esteem, lack of confidence and inadequacy. I focus on helping people to overcome post-traumatic feelings, become stronger and happier, growing and reaching her/his potentials. I like working with artists, writers and creative people who are trying to find a direction in life. I am proud of success stories of individuals whose obstacle in functioning was Asperger's D/O. I like working with multicultural and gay community.
I provide supportive clinical modalities, CBT, interpersonal, insight oriented therapy for people who struggle with relational and professional conflicts, anxiety, depression, low self-esteem, lack of confidence and inadequacy. I focus on helping people to overcome post-traumatic feelings, become stronger and happier, growing and reaching her/his potentials. I like working with artists, writers and creative people who are trying to find a direction in life. I am proud of success stories of individuals whose obstacle in functioning was Asperger's D/O. I like working with multicultural and gay community.
(646) 971-1804 View (646) 971-1804
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Jessica R Gordon
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LMSW
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
New York, NY 10036  (Online Only)
As a therapist at Avita PsyCare group practice, I offer a collaborative and non-judgmental environment where clients feel supported and encouraged to achieve their goals and experience emotional growth. I am a Licensed Social Worker (LMSW) in the State of New York. I earned a Master’s degree in social work from New York University and a Bachelor’s degree in psychology from the University of Maryland. As an active member of the Avita PsyCare practice, I bring much needed clinical experience and strength-based contemporary therapeutic skills to my work with both adolescents and adults.
As a therapist at Avita PsyCare group practice, I offer a collaborative and non-judgmental environment where clients feel supported and encouraged to achieve their goals and experience emotional growth. I am a Licensed Social Worker (LMSW) in the State of New York. I earned a Master’s degree in social work from New York University and a Bachelor’s degree in psychology from the University of Maryland. As an active member of the Avita PsyCare practice, I bring much needed clinical experience and strength-based contemporary therapeutic skills to my work with both adolescents and adults.
(646) 666-3050 x722 View (646) 666-3050 x722
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Isaiah Madison
Pre-Licensed Professional
Verified Verified
New York, NY 10036
With recognition that language may not be confined to the word, my work is to listen. It is important to me that speech is only ever new, and while history is written, what is said now and next can change. Psychoanalysis offers new and different meaning to dreams, habits and interactions, with significant effects on your symptoms, anxieties, and capacity to participate and find joy in work and social life.
With recognition that language may not be confined to the word, my work is to listen. It is important to me that speech is only ever new, and while history is written, what is said now and next can change. Psychoanalysis offers new and different meaning to dreams, habits and interactions, with significant effects on your symptoms, anxieties, and capacity to participate and find joy in work and social life.
(914) 430-0323 View (914) 430-0323
Photo of Nicole Trister, LMSW, CASAC-T, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Nicole Trister
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LMSW, CASAC-T
Verified Verified
New York, NY 10036  (Online Only)
We all want to be seen and understood by those we love, yet relationships are challenging. We can have trouble connecting, both within ourselves and with others. It can be hard to be our authentic selves and stand in our own truth. Your personality and life experiences make you unique. I will work with you to understand your strengths and weaknesses, which I view as your super-powers, as I believe that embracing them is your path to self-knowledge and personal resolution. I’m here to help, holding a space for you to talk through challenges, cultivate life skills and ultimately define your own path to greater happiness.
We all want to be seen and understood by those we love, yet relationships are challenging. We can have trouble connecting, both within ourselves and with others. It can be hard to be our authentic selves and stand in our own truth. Your personality and life experiences make you unique. I will work with you to understand your strengths and weaknesses, which I view as your super-powers, as I believe that embracing them is your path to self-knowledge and personal resolution. I’m here to help, holding a space for you to talk through challenges, cultivate life skills and ultimately define your own path to greater happiness.
(914) 743-3928 x719 View (914) 743-3928 x719
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Tanya Koifman
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW --, NY, NJ, PA, DE, VT, RI, SC, FL
Verified Verified
New York, NY 10036  (Online Only)
I am a warm, affirming, non-judgmental psychotherapist with over 20 years of experience, and I work with an interactive, humanistic, strengths-based, trauma-informed, HAES-aligned, and transparent, narrative approach. I believe that people have the innate capacity to heal and change. We will work together to develop a deeper understanding of your life goals and perspectives, so that we can custom-tailor techniques to make life most meaningful for you. We will work together toward resolving life challenges by identifying your personal strengths, coping strategies, and by helping you to see things in your life from a different lens.
I am a warm, affirming, non-judgmental psychotherapist with over 20 years of experience, and I work with an interactive, humanistic, strengths-based, trauma-informed, HAES-aligned, and transparent, narrative approach. I believe that people have the innate capacity to heal and change. We will work together to develop a deeper understanding of your life goals and perspectives, so that we can custom-tailor techniques to make life most meaningful for you. We will work together toward resolving life challenges by identifying your personal strengths, coping strategies, and by helping you to see things in your life from a different lens.
(646) 798-6332 View (646) 798-6332
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Lauren Dobbs
Psychologist, PhD
Verified Verified
New York, NY 10036
Dr. Dobbs is an accomplished clinical psychologist with over fifteen years of experience between teaching and clinical work. She specializes in working with children, teens, and adults and has worked across various settings, including private practice, school, residential, and community mental health. Her therapeutic approach is rooted in the gold standard of treatment, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, which provides faster, more effective results. With children and teens, she goes beyond the traditional confines of therapy by harnessing their natural creativity, integrating art, music, games, journaling, and other creative outlets.
Dr. Dobbs is an accomplished clinical psychologist with over fifteen years of experience between teaching and clinical work. She specializes in working with children, teens, and adults and has worked across various settings, including private practice, school, residential, and community mental health. Her therapeutic approach is rooted in the gold standard of treatment, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, which provides faster, more effective results. With children and teens, she goes beyond the traditional confines of therapy by harnessing their natural creativity, integrating art, music, games, journaling, and other creative outlets.
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Dr. Angelo Pezzote
Counselor, DPharm, MA, BCPP, CCMHC, NCC
Verified Verified
New York, NY 10036  (Online Only)
SOMETHING MISSING? HELP FINDING IT. You don't have to suffer alone. Secrets and isolation are not the answer. I can be there for you, wherever you are. I provide safe, discreet, personalized care via video chat. My goal is to deliver the results you want. Benefits are more: health, happiness, love, confidence, peace & success. I work with all people, including affirmation of diversity: LGBTQ2IA+, Hispanics, Latinos, Blacks, Native Americans, Asians, other People of Color, and Multiculturalism. Triumph over your challenges: Relationships, Trauma, Depression, Panic/Anxiety, Addictions, Sexuality, Gender, Men's Issues, Peyronie's.
SOMETHING MISSING? HELP FINDING IT. You don't have to suffer alone. Secrets and isolation are not the answer. I can be there for you, wherever you are. I provide safe, discreet, personalized care via video chat. My goal is to deliver the results you want. Benefits are more: health, happiness, love, confidence, peace & success. I work with all people, including affirmation of diversity: LGBTQ2IA+, Hispanics, Latinos, Blacks, Native Americans, Asians, other People of Color, and Multiculturalism. Triumph over your challenges: Relationships, Trauma, Depression, Panic/Anxiety, Addictions, Sexuality, Gender, Men's Issues, Peyronie's.
(917) 740-1937 View (917) 740-1937
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Heather Roiser: Anxiety/ADHD/Relationships/Dating
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, ADHD-, CCSP, CMHIMP
Verified Verified
New York, NY 10036  (Online Only)
Are you experiencing difficulties in your relationship/dating, family role, job, health or some other area of your life? Are you feeling anxious? Are you struggling with symptoms of ADHD? I am here to help you get to the root of the issue and together, we can work on finding ways for you to feel better. My approach to therapy is holistic and eclectic. I blend cognitive-behavioral, psychodynamic and mindfulness-based techniques to tailor the treatment to your personality and desired outcome. I also utilize the Gottman Method for relationship and dating issues.
Are you experiencing difficulties in your relationship/dating, family role, job, health or some other area of your life? Are you feeling anxious? Are you struggling with symptoms of ADHD? I am here to help you get to the root of the issue and together, we can work on finding ways for you to feel better. My approach to therapy is holistic and eclectic. I blend cognitive-behavioral, psychodynamic and mindfulness-based techniques to tailor the treatment to your personality and desired outcome. I also utilize the Gottman Method for relationship and dating issues.
(646) 846-7102 View (646) 846-7102
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Kathleen Fox-Bennett, LCSW-R
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified Verified
New York, NY 10036
Are you depressed, anxious, fearful, angry? Are you struggling with marital, parental, familial, relationship, employment issues. I have been working with adults, adolescents, couples and family's for over 25 years. My goal is to help individuals function at their full social, intellectual and emotional levels. I help couples communicate and function to the best of their capabilities. I work with individual clients and support them work through their depression and anxieties. Creating a supportive and warm environment is always my focus.
Are you depressed, anxious, fearful, angry? Are you struggling with marital, parental, familial, relationship, employment issues. I have been working with adults, adolescents, couples and family's for over 25 years. My goal is to help individuals function at their full social, intellectual and emotional levels. I help couples communicate and function to the best of their capabilities. I work with individual clients and support them work through their depression and anxieties. Creating a supportive and warm environment is always my focus.
(914) 908-2881 View (914) 908-2881
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Jorge Calixto
Counselor, LMHC
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
New York, NY 10036  (Online Only)
The therapeutic space is a place where change, growth, and recovery occurs. It’s a non-judgmental space where you can be your authentic self and express your thoughts without any filters. Whether you know exactly what you want to work on, or know you need change to happen but don’t know where to start, I can help. There are numerous avenues to work through life’s hurdles and my job is to help you figure out what path is best for you. It is never too late to make a change and my goal is to help you live a happier, healthier, and more fulfilling life.
The therapeutic space is a place where change, growth, and recovery occurs. It’s a non-judgmental space where you can be your authentic self and express your thoughts without any filters. Whether you know exactly what you want to work on, or know you need change to happen but don’t know where to start, I can help. There are numerous avenues to work through life’s hurdles and my job is to help you figure out what path is best for you. It is never too late to make a change and my goal is to help you live a happier, healthier, and more fulfilling life.
(646) 783-1138 View (646) 783-1138

How does your Therapist compare?

Number of Therapists in 10036

400+

Average cost per session

$175

Therapists in 10036 who prioritize treating:

93% Anxiety
89% Depression
82% Relationship Issues
80% Self Esteem
69% Trauma and PTSD
64% Stress
63% Grief

Average years in practice

12 Years

Top 3 insurances accepted

79% Aetna
64% Cigna and Evernorth
63% UnitedHealthcare UHC | UBH

How Therapists in 10036 see their clients

62% In Person and Online
38% Online Only

Gender breakdown

69% Female
30% Male
1% Non-Binary
FAQs - About Therapy and Counseling

How can I find a therapist in 10036?

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.