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Marisa Ciaravino
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LMSW
Verified Verified
Rego Park, NY 11374  (Online Only)
I believe people do their best when they feel heard and cared for. That is my goal and overall approach within the therapeutic practice. Therapy, in its many forms and fashions, offers the opportunity for us to discover what lies within. Whether that be unresolved trauma, feelings of emotional instability, or feeling disconnected to who we are. A strong therapeutic alliance can foster a healing environment through providing a safe space to address emotional distress and offer an increase in self-understanding and acceptance.
I believe people do their best when they feel heard and cared for. That is my goal and overall approach within the therapeutic practice. Therapy, in its many forms and fashions, offers the opportunity for us to discover what lies within. Whether that be unresolved trauma, feelings of emotional instability, or feeling disconnected to who we are. A strong therapeutic alliance can foster a healing environment through providing a safe space to address emotional distress and offer an increase in self-understanding and acceptance.
(347) 491-6426 View (347) 491-6426
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Racquel J Nunes
Licensed Master Social Worker, LMSW
Verified Verified
Rego Park, NY 11374
Not accepting new clients
As individuals navigating the human experience, facing difficulties and challenges in life is not uncommon. Far too often, we hold ourselves to the highest standards in careers, relationships, and overall self-worth resulting in the pressure becoming overbearing and difficult to navigate. Over time our expectations and aspirations come at the expense of our mental well-being and ability to cope. Therapy is a joint venture between the client and myself in which our knowledge and skills are combined to create solutions. A therapeutic relationship should be built through trust, empathy, and authenticity to promote positive outcomes.
As individuals navigating the human experience, facing difficulties and challenges in life is not uncommon. Far too often, we hold ourselves to the highest standards in careers, relationships, and overall self-worth resulting in the pressure becoming overbearing and difficult to navigate. Over time our expectations and aspirations come at the expense of our mental well-being and ability to cope. Therapy is a joint venture between the client and myself in which our knowledge and skills are combined to create solutions. A therapeutic relationship should be built through trust, empathy, and authenticity to promote positive outcomes.
(347) 594-5477 View (347) 594-5477
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Rachana Parekh
Counselor, LMHC
Verified Verified
Rego Park, NY 11374  (Online Only)
For many people, having a therapist who may look like them, shares a similar culture or community as them, and/or understands the complexities of juggling the Eastern vs Western cultures are vital for the success of their therapeutic journeys. That's where I come in. For the majority of my time in this field, I've been a therapist to folks from within the BIPOC & South Asian diaspora, to immigrants & children of immigrants, and to survivors of gender-based violence & trauma. My expertise in providing culturally aware services and a safe space for complex histories can support you in reaching your most authentic and well self.
For many people, having a therapist who may look like them, shares a similar culture or community as them, and/or understands the complexities of juggling the Eastern vs Western cultures are vital for the success of their therapeutic journeys. That's where I come in. For the majority of my time in this field, I've been a therapist to folks from within the BIPOC & South Asian diaspora, to immigrants & children of immigrants, and to survivors of gender-based violence & trauma. My expertise in providing culturally aware services and a safe space for complex histories can support you in reaching your most authentic and well self.
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Stephanie Palacios
Pre-Licensed Professional, MHC
Verified Verified
Flushing, NY 11374
Hi there! My name is Stephanie Palacios. I am a Spanish speaking Mental Health Counselor. I am great with young adults and adults. I offer individual counseling, stress reduction, self- esteem issues, anger management, child behavioral concerns, anxiety and depression. I understand your cultural needs and welcome you into my practice. The highest priority is to meet you, the client, where you are, making sure you are heard, understood, and feel accepted and empowered.
Hi there! My name is Stephanie Palacios. I am a Spanish speaking Mental Health Counselor. I am great with young adults and adults. I offer individual counseling, stress reduction, self- esteem issues, anger management, child behavioral concerns, anxiety and depression. I understand your cultural needs and welcome you into my practice. The highest priority is to meet you, the client, where you are, making sure you are heard, understood, and feel accepted and empowered.
(718) 521-2663 View (718) 521-2663
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Julien Moe
Verified Verified
Rego Park, NY 11374
(Life Coach/Certified Clinical Hypnotherapist) Welcome to Moe Psychological Services with A Touch Of Care. Time to shine & be a new YOU! Moe Psychological Services has been helping clients enhance and enrich their lives emotionally, intellectually, academically, and professionally. Whether your issues are psychological, familial, academic, social, dating, or professional, we can help you help yourself get resilient and achieve your goals in no time. Affordable and efficient counseling available on FaceTime, Zoom, Skype, phone, text, FaceTime and homebound.
(Life Coach/Certified Clinical Hypnotherapist) Welcome to Moe Psychological Services with A Touch Of Care. Time to shine & be a new YOU! Moe Psychological Services has been helping clients enhance and enrich their lives emotionally, intellectually, academically, and professionally. Whether your issues are psychological, familial, academic, social, dating, or professional, we can help you help yourself get resilient and achieve your goals in no time. Affordable and efficient counseling available on FaceTime, Zoom, Skype, phone, text, FaceTime and homebound.
(646) 606-2698 View (646) 606-2698
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Amal A. Hageb
Pre-Licensed Professional
Verified Verified
Rego Park, NY 11374
Enriched by a diverse international background forged through professional and lived experiences abroad, and extensive counseling & programming expertise across multicultural U.S cities, I am committed to culturally-informed therapies. Changing times can spur heightened stress, anxiety, depression, anger, sleep issues, loss of identity, impact physical and spiritual health, cause family/relationship difficulties, and awaken hidden traumas. As navigating uncertainty, isolation and chronic worries is becoming increasingly common, being attuned to mental health is essential for one's well-being.
Enriched by a diverse international background forged through professional and lived experiences abroad, and extensive counseling & programming expertise across multicultural U.S cities, I am committed to culturally-informed therapies. Changing times can spur heightened stress, anxiety, depression, anger, sleep issues, loss of identity, impact physical and spiritual health, cause family/relationship difficulties, and awaken hidden traumas. As navigating uncertainty, isolation and chronic worries is becoming increasingly common, being attuned to mental health is essential for one's well-being.
(929) 470-2641 View (929) 470-2641
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Wellness Tree Counseling Lcsw PLLC
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, CCTP
Verified Verified
5 Endorsed
Rego Park, NY 11374
Woke up feeling unsure about yourself? Struggling with major life changes or decisions? Feeling stuck? Or you've lost your purpose? Is the weight on your shoulders too much to bear leaving you questioning ‘why’? Let’s start by saying, you’ve come to the right place. We all face times when we are overwhelmed by our situations. We're here to listen without judgment and help you to sort out life challenges. When you find yourself in a vulnerable place, it’s our goal to create a safe and nurturing atmosphere for you to delve deeper into your feelings of sadness, emptiness, loss, anxiety, worry or despair.
Woke up feeling unsure about yourself? Struggling with major life changes or decisions? Feeling stuck? Or you've lost your purpose? Is the weight on your shoulders too much to bear leaving you questioning ‘why’? Let’s start by saying, you’ve come to the right place. We all face times when we are overwhelmed by our situations. We're here to listen without judgment and help you to sort out life challenges. When you find yourself in a vulnerable place, it’s our goal to create a safe and nurturing atmosphere for you to delve deeper into your feelings of sadness, emptiness, loss, anxiety, worry or despair.
(347) 761-7325 View (347) 761-7325
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Dr. Michael Garbe
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, DSW, LCSW
Verified Verified
Flushing, NY 11374  (Online Only)
I am a Doctor of Social Work and LCSW, specializing in the healing of trauma and the symptoms associated with it, such as: anxiety, depression, and "feeling stuck". I believe we can all break free from trauma and find a sense of peace in this challenging life. My doctoral studies focused on spirituality and trauma; I have authored a textbook chapter and presented at conferences on this topic. Besides my therapeutic work, I also enjoy teaching social work practice at a university level.
I am a Doctor of Social Work and LCSW, specializing in the healing of trauma and the symptoms associated with it, such as: anxiety, depression, and "feeling stuck". I believe we can all break free from trauma and find a sense of peace in this challenging life. My doctoral studies focused on spirituality and trauma; I have authored a textbook chapter and presented at conferences on this topic. Besides my therapeutic work, I also enjoy teaching social work practice at a university level.
(929) 298-7555 View (929) 298-7555
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Dr. Dashamelle Bowie Russ
Pre-Licensed Professional, ACSW, LMSW
Not Verified Not Verified
Rego Park, NY 11374  (Online Only)
Not accepting new clients
I am passionate about guiding clients on their journey to be their better self. I utilize a person-centered, trauma informed, and empowerment approach when working with clients. I believe therapy is a tool that should be afforded to all individuals, and it is important for clients to have a therapist who looks like them and/or is understanding of their cultural experiences. As a Black clinician that identifies as a cisgender woman, I prioritize working with Black clients in general and Black women and LGBTQI+ persons in particular. I also take Medi-Cal and Medi-Care insurance.
I am passionate about guiding clients on their journey to be their better self. I utilize a person-centered, trauma informed, and empowerment approach when working with clients. I believe therapy is a tool that should be afforded to all individuals, and it is important for clients to have a therapist who looks like them and/or is understanding of their cultural experiences. As a Black clinician that identifies as a cisgender woman, I prioritize working with Black clients in general and Black women and LGBTQI+ persons in particular. I also take Medi-Cal and Medi-Care insurance.
(562) 317-7531 View (562) 317-7531
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Yuri Danilov
MFT, MA
Verified Verified
Rego Park, NY 11374
Hi there, are you curious and looking for answers? Feeling a bit stuck? You’re in the right place and it’s the first step on this journey. I'm here to help you talk about it and as a guide to have a better experience. I adopt a highly client-centered approach, collaboratively delve into your specific issues and explore impactful strategies that work for you to see positive changes. Together, we embark on a journey of self-exploration in pursuit of fostering transformation. Whether you feel adrift of your envisioned life, disconnected from a partner, or stuck in a rut, I'd like to help guide you and facilitate meaningful change.
Hi there, are you curious and looking for answers? Feeling a bit stuck? You’re in the right place and it’s the first step on this journey. I'm here to help you talk about it and as a guide to have a better experience. I adopt a highly client-centered approach, collaboratively delve into your specific issues and explore impactful strategies that work for you to see positive changes. Together, we embark on a journey of self-exploration in pursuit of fostering transformation. Whether you feel adrift of your envisioned life, disconnected from a partner, or stuck in a rut, I'd like to help guide you and facilitate meaningful change.
(929) 822-6834 View (929) 822-6834
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Jaqueline Galynsky
Pre-Licensed Professional
Verified Verified
Flushing, NY 11374
The therapeutic experience starts with you, and congratulations on taking the first step towards finding help for what has been weighing on you. Whether you’re feeling overwhelmed by day-to-day stress, feelings of anxiety, or depression, my approach is to work collaboratively with you to create a safe and open therapeutic relationship. Your needs as an individual are of my greatest concern, and my belief is that providing you with a non-judgmental, empathic, and welcoming space can promote the development of a healthier and happier lifestyle.
The therapeutic experience starts with you, and congratulations on taking the first step towards finding help for what has been weighing on you. Whether you’re feeling overwhelmed by day-to-day stress, feelings of anxiety, or depression, my approach is to work collaboratively with you to create a safe and open therapeutic relationship. Your needs as an individual are of my greatest concern, and my belief is that providing you with a non-judgmental, empathic, and welcoming space can promote the development of a healthier and happier lifestyle.
(347) 763-6412 View (347) 763-6412
Ellen Cuevas
Verified Verified
Flushing, NY 11374
Hi! I can be your mental health counselor. I know that in this era of post Pandemic and Covid related fears and anxiety, there are many adults and adolescents who are worried about the future and how to find their place in it. There are also many who have lost loved ones and have had depression and trauma in their lives.
Hi! I can be your mental health counselor. I know that in this era of post Pandemic and Covid related fears and anxiety, there are many adults and adolescents who are worried about the future and how to find their place in it. There are also many who have lost loved ones and have had depression and trauma in their lives.
(347) 970-7321 View (347) 970-7321
Photo of Yuliya Bulba, Psychologist in 11374, NY
Yuliya Bulba
Psychologist, PsyD
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Rego Park, NY 11374  (Online Only)
Starting something new can be difficult. Beginning therapy is often no different. It can be hard to take the first step and can include a lot of conflicting feelings. I provide a supportive, open-minded and non-judgmental environment to help you begin the journey to a better life. Whether your reason for seeking therapy is depression, anxiety, substance abuse, interpersonal or relationship issues, I can help you begin your journey to feeling better. Please send an email for faster response. Telehealth only. NY & NJ
Starting something new can be difficult. Beginning therapy is often no different. It can be hard to take the first step and can include a lot of conflicting feelings. I provide a supportive, open-minded and non-judgmental environment to help you begin the journey to a better life. Whether your reason for seeking therapy is depression, anxiety, substance abuse, interpersonal or relationship issues, I can help you begin your journey to feeling better. Please send an email for faster response. Telehealth only. NY & NJ
(929) 203-4949 View (929) 203-4949
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Jody Klaus
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LMSW, MA
Verified Verified
Flushing, NY 11374  (Online Only)
I am a licensenced psychotherapist based out of New York City with over 14 years of experience. I recognize the value of creating a healthy and supportive therapeutic relationship as well as the courage to begin therapy. We all experience struggles in life that can be difficult to overcome. I strive to create a tailored approach to meet the needs of each unique person. I accomplish this through an active collaboration, thoughtful consideration, recognition of each client’s values, exploration of past experiences and personal strengths to establish goals and identifying ways to achieve goals. I draw upon my clinical training, academi
I am a licensenced psychotherapist based out of New York City with over 14 years of experience. I recognize the value of creating a healthy and supportive therapeutic relationship as well as the courage to begin therapy. We all experience struggles in life that can be difficult to overcome. I strive to create a tailored approach to meet the needs of each unique person. I accomplish this through an active collaboration, thoughtful consideration, recognition of each client’s values, exploration of past experiences and personal strengths to establish goals and identifying ways to achieve goals. I draw upon my clinical training, academi
(929) 362-6183 View (929) 362-6183
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Wendi Brodis
LMHC
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Rego Park, NY 11374  (Online Only)
Reaching out to a therapist can be challenging. Especially when life has already become overwhelming. When you reach out, I will do my best to make the experience comfortable. If you are struggling with feeling stuck, empty, or misunderstood give me a call or shoot me a message today. Using a trauma-informed approach, I can work with you to break out of unhelpful cycles, overcome obstacles and build a life of your choosing.
Reaching out to a therapist can be challenging. Especially when life has already become overwhelming. When you reach out, I will do my best to make the experience comfortable. If you are struggling with feeling stuck, empty, or misunderstood give me a call or shoot me a message today. Using a trauma-informed approach, I can work with you to break out of unhelpful cycles, overcome obstacles and build a life of your choosing.
(929) 357-2160 View (929) 357-2160
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Patricia Telfort
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LMSW
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Rego Park, NY 11374
Hello, I am Patricia. I am a multilingual, Licensed Master Social Worker with over 10 years of providing supportive counseling and therapy from a strengths based perspective. I have experience with Cognitive Behavioral Therapy which is solutions focused to help clients move from crisis to confidence. I earned my Sociology Bachelor’s of Arts from New York University and my Master’s of Science in Social Work from Columbia University. I have worked in various clinical settings and care systems for over 14 years.
Hello, I am Patricia. I am a multilingual, Licensed Master Social Worker with over 10 years of providing supportive counseling and therapy from a strengths based perspective. I have experience with Cognitive Behavioral Therapy which is solutions focused to help clients move from crisis to confidence. I earned my Sociology Bachelor’s of Arts from New York University and my Master’s of Science in Social Work from Columbia University. I have worked in various clinical settings and care systems for over 14 years.
(929) 203-9731 View (929) 203-9731
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Zbigniew Korczak
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW-R, CASAC, CCTP
Verified Verified
Rego Park, NY 11374
Life is tough these days and we all need help, particularly with this new pandemic threat and the consequent anxiety and depression it has caused. My therapeutic practice is based on Buddhist compassion and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. I work with alcohol and drug addiction as well as trauma and PTSD clients. I provide a traditional psychological perspective as well as a discovery of your life’s inner meaning, your strengths, your dreams, your creativity, your spirituality, and the socio-cultural context that surrounds you. I am able to create a nourishing, supportive environment that contributes to your healing and transformation.
Life is tough these days and we all need help, particularly with this new pandemic threat and the consequent anxiety and depression it has caused. My therapeutic practice is based on Buddhist compassion and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. I work with alcohol and drug addiction as well as trauma and PTSD clients. I provide a traditional psychological perspective as well as a discovery of your life’s inner meaning, your strengths, your dreams, your creativity, your spirituality, and the socio-cultural context that surrounds you. I am able to create a nourishing, supportive environment that contributes to your healing and transformation.
(917) 540-3802 View (917) 540-3802
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Diandra Rodriguez
Counselor, MSEd, LMHC
Verified Verified
4 Endorsed
Rego Park, NY 11374  (Online Only)
Waitlist for new clients
I work collaboratively with clients to gain a better understanding of themselves and their experiences, as well as foster areas for personal growth. Therapy sessions are uniquely tailored to suit my clients individual needs so that they can achieve a greater sense of mental clarity that will allow them to flourish in many areas of their lives. I am comfortable working with all age groups to address long-standing and/or sudden challenges and welcome your diversity, spirituality, and other unique aspects of yourself into our sessions.
I work collaboratively with clients to gain a better understanding of themselves and their experiences, as well as foster areas for personal growth. Therapy sessions are uniquely tailored to suit my clients individual needs so that they can achieve a greater sense of mental clarity that will allow them to flourish in many areas of their lives. I am comfortable working with all age groups to address long-standing and/or sudden challenges and welcome your diversity, spirituality, and other unique aspects of yourself into our sessions.
(347) 763-6159 View (347) 763-6159
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Carlos Mercedes Meran
Counselor, MHC-LP
Not Verified Not Verified
Rego Park, NY 11374  (Online Only)
Tamika is a certified Consulting Hypnotist, Play Therapist, Sexual Addiction Treatment Provider, and a Marriage and Family Counselor. She graduated from Long Island University School of Education and Counseling and has obtained several Post Graduate degrees from numerous Universities (Hofstra University, Mid America Nazarene University, Capella University, and Alfred University). Tamika Specializes in treating Children and Emerging Adults.
Tamika is a certified Consulting Hypnotist, Play Therapist, Sexual Addiction Treatment Provider, and a Marriage and Family Counselor. She graduated from Long Island University School of Education and Counseling and has obtained several Post Graduate degrees from numerous Universities (Hofstra University, Mid America Nazarene University, Capella University, and Alfred University). Tamika Specializes in treating Children and Emerging Adults.
(302) 240-9907 View (302) 240-9907
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Krystal's Holistic Healing
Pre-Licensed Professional, Krystal, Ortiz, MA
Verified Verified
Rego Park, NY 11374
Welcome to Krystal's Holistic Coaching & Healing, where transformation begins and empowerment flourishes. As a Mental Health Therapist, Speaker, Life coach, & healer, I'm committed to guiding individuals on a journey of self-discovery & healing. My approach integrates the wisdom of psychology, spirituality, & integrative medicine to address the multifaceted aspects of mental, emotional, & spiritual well-being. At Holistic Coaching & Healing, we believe in a holistic style approach that recognizes the interconnectedness of mind, body, & spirit. We empower individuals to navigate life's challenges with resilience & clarity
Welcome to Krystal's Holistic Coaching & Healing, where transformation begins and empowerment flourishes. As a Mental Health Therapist, Speaker, Life coach, & healer, I'm committed to guiding individuals on a journey of self-discovery & healing. My approach integrates the wisdom of psychology, spirituality, & integrative medicine to address the multifaceted aspects of mental, emotional, & spiritual well-being. At Holistic Coaching & Healing, we believe in a holistic style approach that recognizes the interconnectedness of mind, body, & spirit. We empower individuals to navigate life's challenges with resilience & clarity
(929) 930-5945 View (929) 930-5945

How does your Therapist compare?

Number of Therapists in 11374

100+

Average cost per session

$150

Therapists in 11374 who prioritize treating:

96% Anxiety
94% Depression
76% Self Esteem
75% Relationship Issues
71% Trauma and PTSD
67% Stress
64% Family Conflict

Average years in practice

11 Years

Top 3 insurances accepted

87% Aetna
76% Cigna and Evernorth
76% UnitedHealthcare UHC | UBH

How Therapists in 11374 see their clients

59% In Person and Online
41% Online Only

Gender breakdown

77% Female
23% Male
FAQs - About Therapy and Counseling

How can I find a therapist in 11374?

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.