Therapists in 15201

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Camille J Interligi
Psychologist, PsyD
Verified
12 Endorsed
Pittsburgh, PA 15201  (Online Only)
My mission is to join with others in pursuit of healing, empowerment, & liberation. Those who work with me are often exploring issues of gender, sexuality, disability, racial identity, complex trauma, and relationships. We often focus on alleviating the anxiety, depression, and disconnection from self & others that can result from our lived experiences. Together, we work towards building self-understanding so you can make decisions about your life & relationships with awareness and intention.
My mission is to join with others in pursuit of healing, empowerment, & liberation. Those who work with me are often exploring issues of gender, sexuality, disability, racial identity, complex trauma, and relationships. We often focus on alleviating the anxiety, depression, and disconnection from self & others that can result from our lived experiences. Together, we work towards building self-understanding so you can make decisions about your life & relationships with awareness and intention.
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Photo of Tina Myers, Pre-Licensed Professional in 15201, PA
Tina Myers
Pre-Licensed Professional, BEd, MEd, MA
Verified
3 Endorsed
Pittsburgh, PA 15201
Are you struggling with anxiety or depression? I'm here to help! I work with many clients whose goals are to find coping skills for anxiety and experience more joy in life. I also enjoy working with clients to process childhood experiences and trauma to be able to move forward with their life while letting go of anger and resentment.
Are you struggling with anxiety or depression? I'm here to help! I work with many clients whose goals are to find coping skills for anxiety and experience more joy in life. I also enjoy working with clients to process childhood experiences and trauma to be able to move forward with their life while letting go of anger and resentment.
(412) 912-4748 View (412) 912-4748
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Angelica Victoria Daniele
Pre-Licensed Professional, MA, MS, NCC, E-RYT
Verified
Pittsburgh, PA 15201
Sometimes you feel like something is off, but you're unsure what it is, and you ignore it. Your head is clouded with too many thoughts or information to make clear decisions about your career, relationships, or health. You ask for advice from others, but their insight doesn't help. You research different ideas, but the internet is saturated. You feel stuck, unsure, and perhaps anxious about knowing what to do. You hope and pray that the answers will just come to you. And the truth is, when we become so self-aware that we finally trust our intution, those answers CAN come to you instantly, with no doubt, no fear, and no guilt.
Sometimes you feel like something is off, but you're unsure what it is, and you ignore it. Your head is clouded with too many thoughts or information to make clear decisions about your career, relationships, or health. You ask for advice from others, but their insight doesn't help. You research different ideas, but the internet is saturated. You feel stuck, unsure, and perhaps anxious about knowing what to do. You hope and pray that the answers will just come to you. And the truth is, when we become so self-aware that we finally trust our intution, those answers CAN come to you instantly, with no doubt, no fear, and no guilt.
(412) 328-2680 View (412) 328-2680
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David Orbison
Psychologist, PhD
Verified
Pittsburgh, PA 15201
Not accepting new clients
These days, many of the people with whom I form a therapeutic relationship are those who have been unsatisfied with prior therapy efforts. In addition, I often work with mental health and medical professionals and their families, as well as persons employed in academia. That said, I enjoy sorting out all sorts of relationship difficulties and the underlying personality issues. In terms of patient populations, I work with individual adults and couples, upset teens and young adults. I am a fully trained psychoanalyst, as well, so I am comfortable with very intimate work, often using the couch. Commitment is a two-way street.
These days, many of the people with whom I form a therapeutic relationship are those who have been unsatisfied with prior therapy efforts. In addition, I often work with mental health and medical professionals and their families, as well as persons employed in academia. That said, I enjoy sorting out all sorts of relationship difficulties and the underlying personality issues. In terms of patient populations, I work with individual adults and couples, upset teens and young adults. I am a fully trained psychoanalyst, as well, so I am comfortable with very intimate work, often using the couch. Commitment is a two-way street.
(412) 906-9219 View (412) 906-9219
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Carolyn Brodie
Pre-Licensed Professional, MS, NCC
Verified
2 Endorsed
Pittsburgh, PA 15201
I see individual women and LGBTQIA+ clients (including allies) aged 16+. I have devoted my practice to working with clients with Eating Disorders (Anorexia, Bulimia, ARFID, OSFED, and BED) and Anxiety diagnoses. My main goal is to validate and empower clients to live authentically, and to deliver therapy in a way that is evidence-based and nurturing.
I see individual women and LGBTQIA+ clients (including allies) aged 16+. I have devoted my practice to working with clients with Eating Disorders (Anorexia, Bulimia, ARFID, OSFED, and BED) and Anxiety diagnoses. My main goal is to validate and empower clients to live authentically, and to deliver therapy in a way that is evidence-based and nurturing.
(412) 547-8246 View (412) 547-8246
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Bernadette Callaghan
Pre-Licensed Professional, MA
Verified
Pittsburgh, PA 15201
When people feel weighed down by the heaviness that seems to consume them, providing a sense of space and reconstruction that allows a shift to occur is vital. In that shift, I hope to provide a supportive environment where they will feel that weight move and become the foundation on which they can rebuild their life. This heaviness is a unilateral condition experienced by all human beings. The secret is to create a skillset that permits the transition from weight being carried to weight being conquered. In my opinion, there is no ideal client, however, there is a blueprint of individual success for everyone.
When people feel weighed down by the heaviness that seems to consume them, providing a sense of space and reconstruction that allows a shift to occur is vital. In that shift, I hope to provide a supportive environment where they will feel that weight move and become the foundation on which they can rebuild their life. This heaviness is a unilateral condition experienced by all human beings. The secret is to create a skillset that permits the transition from weight being carried to weight being conquered. In my opinion, there is no ideal client, however, there is a blueprint of individual success for everyone.
(412) 899-1832 View (412) 899-1832
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Calm Pittsburgh
LPC, NCC, MS
Verified
Pittsburgh, PA 15201
Your life is complex and unique… The quality of your relationships, work, family, health, and stresses can affect your most true and calm state of being. Let us be your allies! We’d love to peacefully assist you as you navigate the changes and challenges life can bring. Create the life you want — with the support of Calm Pittsburgh. Our therapists employ a variety of eclectic, evidence-based techniques to help our clients navigate feelings, build better behaviors, and relate to thoughts differently. Calm Pittsburgh clinicians embrace a collaborative approach to your care, and may build on, reference, and recommend experienced providers both inside and outside of Calm Pittsburgh in order to best serve your needs.
Your life is complex and unique… The quality of your relationships, work, family, health, and stresses can affect your most true and calm state of being. Let us be your allies! We’d love to peacefully assist you as you navigate the changes and challenges life can bring. Create the life you want — with the support of Calm Pittsburgh. Our therapists employ a variety of eclectic, evidence-based techniques to help our clients navigate feelings, build better behaviors, and relate to thoughts differently. Calm Pittsburgh clinicians embrace a collaborative approach to your care, and may build on, reference, and recommend experienced providers both inside and outside of Calm Pittsburgh in order to best serve your needs.
(412) 857-3717 View (412) 857-3717
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Dr. Kelsey George
Licensed Professional Counselor, PhD, LPC
Verified
2 Endorsed
Pittsburgh, PA 15201  (Online Only)
Relationships, meaning, and personal and professional growth are all rooted in a strong mental health foundation. To succeed is to honor the evolution of the human experience by constantly looking in the mirror and understanding the nature of the self. Everyone has the power to live their best life, and perform optimally in their relationships and careers. You are the leader, and I am your guide. The secret is within yourself.
Relationships, meaning, and personal and professional growth are all rooted in a strong mental health foundation. To succeed is to honor the evolution of the human experience by constantly looking in the mirror and understanding the nature of the self. Everyone has the power to live their best life, and perform optimally in their relationships and careers. You are the leader, and I am your guide. The secret is within yourself.
(412) 201-0531 View (412) 201-0531
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Mike Drew
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC
Verified
Pittsburgh, PA 15201
Whatever you're seeking, be it treatment for depression or anxiety, or be it deeper insight into yourself, my goal as a therapist is to help you through that process and guide you along the way, as a trusted companion would.
Whatever you're seeking, be it treatment for depression or anxiety, or be it deeper insight into yourself, my goal as a therapist is to help you through that process and guide you along the way, as a trusted companion would.
(412) 776-0772 View (412) 776-0772
Photo of Ashlee Groover, Licensed Professional Counselor in 15201, PA
Ashlee Groover
Licensed Professional Counselor, MS, NCC, LPC
Verified
Pittsburgh, PA 15201
Understanding the unsettling feelings, emotions, and thoughts that you may be experiencing can be an incredibly complex task to grapple with on your own. It can feel even more daunting when you think of how to try and explain what is going on to someone else. I strive to provide a supportive and collaborative environment to assist you in taking the time to explore the things you seek to understand. My goal is to help you build your “mental tool box” with effective coping skills, confidence, and self-awareness to tackle any obstacle that is thrown your way.
Understanding the unsettling feelings, emotions, and thoughts that you may be experiencing can be an incredibly complex task to grapple with on your own. It can feel even more daunting when you think of how to try and explain what is going on to someone else. I strive to provide a supportive and collaborative environment to assist you in taking the time to explore the things you seek to understand. My goal is to help you build your “mental tool box” with effective coping skills, confidence, and self-awareness to tackle any obstacle that is thrown your way.
(412) 520-7741 View (412) 520-7741
Photo of Erica Cavill, Licensed Professional Counselor in 15201, PA
Erica Cavill
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC, NCC, CST
Verified
1 Endorsed
Pittsburgh, PA 15201
Not accepting new clients
I am accepting only LPC license supervisees. My goal is to help empower you to overcome your challenges in life. I find people individually and as a couple struggle with major transitions in their life which can lead to feelings of inferiority and unhappiness. Issues that I frequently see are: changes in relationships, dissatisfaction with their sexual relationship to self and others, intense worrying, trauma, or difficulty with effective and healthy communication. Client’s who are seeking a direct approach that is balanced with empathy are usually a good fit for me and my style.
I am accepting only LPC license supervisees. My goal is to help empower you to overcome your challenges in life. I find people individually and as a couple struggle with major transitions in their life which can lead to feelings of inferiority and unhappiness. Issues that I frequently see are: changes in relationships, dissatisfaction with their sexual relationship to self and others, intense worrying, trauma, or difficulty with effective and healthy communication. Client’s who are seeking a direct approach that is balanced with empathy are usually a good fit for me and my style.
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Ann Frerotte
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, RN , LCSW
Verified
1 Endorsed
Pittsburgh, PA 15201
It is powerful, life changing and brave when we take steps toward understanding ourselves and how we interact with the world around us. At first this can sound daunting but with a solid set of tools and healthy introspection and exploration, this is a superpower. This is where our freedom lies. Things in life are often not clearly delineated. Oftentimes, we judge ourselves harshly and feel like we can’t move ahead. In therapy, we will work collaboratively to help you weather life's ups and downs while developing self-compassion.
It is powerful, life changing and brave when we take steps toward understanding ourselves and how we interact with the world around us. At first this can sound daunting but with a solid set of tools and healthy introspection and exploration, this is a superpower. This is where our freedom lies. Things in life are often not clearly delineated. Oftentimes, we judge ourselves harshly and feel like we can’t move ahead. In therapy, we will work collaboratively to help you weather life's ups and downs while developing self-compassion.
(412) 910-1053 View (412) 910-1053
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Thrive Counseling Center LLC
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC, NCC
Verified
1 Endorsed
Pittsburgh, PA 15201
Our lives tend to be multi-faceted works of art, made up of many roles, relationships, and responsibilities. Oftentimes, we are able to adapt to changes in these roles and responsibilities with little or no difficulty; however there are times in our lives when change can cause distraction, negative feelings, and overall dissatisfaction with our lives. These times are when we can be empowered to discover our true authentic lives, within ourselves and our relationships, by engaging in therapy. During sessions, we will explore ineffective behavior patterns and perceptions to move forward into a better state of mind and lead a more fulfilling life.
Our lives tend to be multi-faceted works of art, made up of many roles, relationships, and responsibilities. Oftentimes, we are able to adapt to changes in these roles and responsibilities with little or no difficulty; however there are times in our lives when change can cause distraction, negative feelings, and overall dissatisfaction with our lives. These times are when we can be empowered to discover our true authentic lives, within ourselves and our relationships, by engaging in therapy. During sessions, we will explore ineffective behavior patterns and perceptions to move forward into a better state of mind and lead a more fulfilling life.
(412) 301-9949 View (412) 301-9949
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Dana L. Kirkpatrick
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC, CST, CSTS
Verified
Pittsburgh, PA 15201
Not accepting new clients
******Hello, I am currently not taking any new clients at this time.*******Create the life you want -- let me be your ally. I aim to encourage anyone seeking mental health support to consider therapy. Those looking to make positive changes or better manage life's complexities will benefit from introspection and insight through therapeutic guidance. My clients tend to be busy professionals, often navigating both internal and/or external challenges. I aim to offer goal-oriented, open minded mental health support for those dealing with complex issues and stresses of all kinds.
******Hello, I am currently not taking any new clients at this time.*******Create the life you want -- let me be your ally. I aim to encourage anyone seeking mental health support to consider therapy. Those looking to make positive changes or better manage life's complexities will benefit from introspection and insight through therapeutic guidance. My clients tend to be busy professionals, often navigating both internal and/or external challenges. I aim to offer goal-oriented, open minded mental health support for those dealing with complex issues and stresses of all kinds.
(412) 857-3717 View (412) 857-3717
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Maddie Canel
Pre-Licensed Professional, MS, NCC
Verified
4 Endorsed
Pittsburgh, PA 15201
I have lived experience with neurodivergence, depression, anxiety, and being in a plus sized body. I have experience working with the above as well as clients with BPD, Bipolar 1 & 2, PTSD, and clients who just feel like they need a safe space to discuss day to day life stressors. I stress to my clients that therapy is for everyone and there is no such thing as a "trauma olympics" where something is better or worse than others! I work with clients age 6+.
I have lived experience with neurodivergence, depression, anxiety, and being in a plus sized body. I have experience working with the above as well as clients with BPD, Bipolar 1 & 2, PTSD, and clients who just feel like they need a safe space to discuss day to day life stressors. I stress to my clients that therapy is for everyone and there is no such thing as a "trauma olympics" where something is better or worse than others! I work with clients age 6+.
(412) 307-9823 View (412) 307-9823
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Sam Ehrlich
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LSW, TCT
Verified
Pittsburgh, PA 15201
Waitlist for new clients
I work from strengths-based, trauma-informed, person-centered, and Feminist perspectives. I'm LGBTQIA+, sex, and body positive and neurodivergent affirming. I have experience working with people who have experienced domestic violence, sexual assault, emotional abuse and neglect. I use DBT, CBT, MI, and EMDR. I believe that, since every client is different, they each require a different approach. Nothing cookie cookie cutter here! My approach uses a lot of laughter, really connecting with the client on a personal level, using lots of validation, and comes from a place that each client is the expert on themselves.
I work from strengths-based, trauma-informed, person-centered, and Feminist perspectives. I'm LGBTQIA+, sex, and body positive and neurodivergent affirming. I have experience working with people who have experienced domestic violence, sexual assault, emotional abuse and neglect. I use DBT, CBT, MI, and EMDR. I believe that, since every client is different, they each require a different approach. Nothing cookie cookie cutter here! My approach uses a lot of laughter, really connecting with the client on a personal level, using lots of validation, and comes from a place that each client is the expert on themselves.
(412) 838-4357 View (412) 838-4357
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Doty Lee Mauney
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC, RPT
Verified
Pittsburgh, PA 15201
I am a practicing Gestalt therapist as well as a Registered Play therapist who works with adults and children that have experienced trauma and/or abuse, and present with symptoms of PDSD, anxiety, depression. When working with children I work closely with the parents or caregivers for best results. As a Gestalt therapist my focus is present focused and on the whole person (thoughts, feelings, body/movement.) Together we create an environment where the individual finds a deeper awareness about themselves that can increase their choices about how they interact with others and live their life.
I am a practicing Gestalt therapist as well as a Registered Play therapist who works with adults and children that have experienced trauma and/or abuse, and present with symptoms of PDSD, anxiety, depression. When working with children I work closely with the parents or caregivers for best results. As a Gestalt therapist my focus is present focused and on the whole person (thoughts, feelings, body/movement.) Together we create an environment where the individual finds a deeper awareness about themselves that can increase their choices about how they interact with others and live their life.
(412) 203-4349 View (412) 203-4349
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Anneke Shuster
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC, CTTS, CAADC
Verified
Pittsburgh, PA 15201
Waitlist for new clients
I know scrolling through Psychology Today profiles can be frustrating, and challenging. Making sense of all of the therapy terms and acronyms, (oh so many of those!) can be exhausting. Assessing and finding your therapist 'fit' shouldn't be impossible. All of us have strengths, and the ability to feel joy. The path to change is often marked with unknown barriers and systemic trauma. My aim is to help others identify interpersonal and systemic barriers standing in the way of growth. I am trauma informed, and an ACES DV survivor and advocate. I work hard to provide a safe space to grow the therapist client alliance.
I know scrolling through Psychology Today profiles can be frustrating, and challenging. Making sense of all of the therapy terms and acronyms, (oh so many of those!) can be exhausting. Assessing and finding your therapist 'fit' shouldn't be impossible. All of us have strengths, and the ability to feel joy. The path to change is often marked with unknown barriers and systemic trauma. My aim is to help others identify interpersonal and systemic barriers standing in the way of growth. I am trauma informed, and an ACES DV survivor and advocate. I work hard to provide a safe space to grow the therapist client alliance.
(412) 274-8366 View (412) 274-8366
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Matthew DiAnthony
Psychologist, PsyD, LP
Verified
Pittsburgh, PA 15201
Not accepting new clients
Clients who I work with typically have recognized a lack of fulfillment, maladaptive behavioral patterns, or interpersonal issues present within their lives. Many wonder both how these came to be and, often more importantly, what they can do to resolve them moving forward. These individuals typically desire more satisfying, healthy, and meaningful experiences within their lives, as well as within their interactions with others.
Clients who I work with typically have recognized a lack of fulfillment, maladaptive behavioral patterns, or interpersonal issues present within their lives. Many wonder both how these came to be and, often more importantly, what they can do to resolve them moving forward. These individuals typically desire more satisfying, healthy, and meaningful experiences within their lives, as well as within their interactions with others.
(412) 419-2330 View (412) 419-2330
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M Dillie
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC, NCC, MA
Verified
Pittsburgh, PA 15201  (Online Only)
Not accepting new clients
I'm passionate about working with folks who share any of my identities and are seeking a therapist with similar lived experience. My main areas of interest include gender identity, disability/illness, autism, sexuality and relationships (including non-monogamy, kink, and sex work), and supporting other therapists and academics/scholars. I'm invested in serving other people living with Pentad Super Syndrome, as well. Those who are drawn to working with me often identify as radicals, misfits, outsiders, activists, and cycle breakers.
I'm passionate about working with folks who share any of my identities and are seeking a therapist with similar lived experience. My main areas of interest include gender identity, disability/illness, autism, sexuality and relationships (including non-monogamy, kink, and sex work), and supporting other therapists and academics/scholars. I'm invested in serving other people living with Pentad Super Syndrome, as well. Those who are drawn to working with me often identify as radicals, misfits, outsiders, activists, and cycle breakers.
(412) 754-7544 View (412) 754-7544

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Number of Therapists in 15201

100+

Average cost per session

$125

Therapists in 15201 who prioritize treating:

90% Anxiety
83% Depression
82% Relationship Issues
75% Self Esteem
73% Coping Skills
70% Stress
67% Trauma and PTSD

Average years in practice

8 Years

Top 3 insurances accepted

81% Highmark
71% Aetna
67% BlueCross and BlueShield

How Therapists in 15201 see their clients

64% In Person and Online
36% Online Only

Gender breakdown

74% Female
17% Male
9% Non-Binary

FAQs - About Therapy and Counseling

How can I find a therapist in 15201?

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Is everyone in the Psychology Today Therapy Directory a licensed therapist?

The Psychology Today directory lists providers who offer legitimate mental health services to the public, including psychologists, psychiatrists, social workers, and counselors.

Many have been licensed by the country or state where they practice; providers whose license or primary credential has been verified by Psychology Today are signified by a “Verified” symbol. Some clinicians or organizations provide services for which their state or country does not offer licenses, such as pastoral counseling. They may be selectively included without the “Verified” seal.

What’s the difference between a psychologist, a therapist, and a counselor?

Therapists, psychologists, and counselors are all licensed mental health professionals. In the US, psychologists have earned a doctoral degree. The terms “therapist” and “counselor” are used somewhat interchangeably, but generally therapists offer longer-term, mental health care, while counselors offer shorter-term care that may focus on one domain, such as marriage, career, or academic challenges.

Clients should consider factors such as insurance coverage and their primary reason(s) for seeking therapy to determine the type of professional best suited to their needs. Someone struggling with mental health challenges such as depression or anxiety, for example, may wish to seek out a clinical psychologist or therapist, while someone navigating career obstacles or marital upheaval may benefit from seeing a counselor who can offer short-term, targeted support.

What type of therapy is right for me?

The type of therapy best suited to a particular individual depends on several factors, including their primary reason for seeking therapy, their preferred timeline (some therapy types last for a set number of sessions, while others are open-ended), and their personality and preferences—some may prefer a more structured approach. For many individuals, multiple types of therapy could provide a good fit.

How much does therapy cost?

The cost of therapy depends on a number of variables, including location and the therapist’s experience and training. On average, a therapy session in the United States could cost between $100 and $200 or more. If you have insurance, the expense of mental health care is typically lower, but it varies based on your insurance plan details and whether you choose an in-network or out-of-network mental healthcare provider.

What are more affordable or low cost therapy solutions?

Many therapists offer sliding scale payments, usually on a limited number of slots, which consists in an agreement between the therapist and a client to pay a reduced rate. Therapists who provide such arrangements often consider the client's income or ability to pay, but the extent of the discount is ultimately at the therapist's discretion. Furthermore, while group therapy may have different goals and benefits compared to individual therapy, it can be a more affordable solution to address certain types of issues.

Is online therapy cheaper than in-person therapy?

Many therapists charge the same amount for online therapy as they do for in-person therapy—though clients may still find this cost-effective if it cuts down on their transportation costs. Health insurance plans often offer equivalent coverage for online and in-person therapy; indeed, in many places, they are legally required to do so. Text-based or on-demand therapy apps may be cheaper than traditional one-on-one psychotherapy; however, the practice may be less effective and is not likely to be covered by insurance.

Is online therapy a good option?

Therapy conducted online can be just as effective as in-person therapy, as long as there is a strong alliance between the client and the therapist. To find a therapist who provides telehealth services to clients in your area, click “Online Therapy” on the directory homepage and search by your city or town or your zip code.

Are therapy sessions confidential?

Confidentiality is a crucial part of the therapeutic relationship. Therapists in the United States are bound by the regulations set out by the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA), which aims to protect sensitive health information. With very few exceptions, a therapist will only discuss their client with others when the client has given their written permission. The instances in which a therapist would be required to disclose personal information are: if a client poses a danger to themselves or others, if the therapist suspects the abuse of a child or an elderly or otherwise dependent adult, or if they are legally forced to by court order. These exceptions to the confidentiality agreement are usually discussed with a client before their first session.