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Photo of Kaitlyn Fala, Licensed Professional Counselor in 18966, PA
Kaitlyn Fala
Licensed Professional Counselor, MS, LPC
Verified
Southampton, PA 18966
I am a professional counselor with ten years of experience working with children, adolescents and families to gain skills, stability and confidence to overcome barriers to their happiness and success. Building an authentic and safe therapeutic environment is a paramount part of the counseling experience. I believe in a collaborative therapeutic process with a person-centered, solution-focused and systems approach. My goal is to work with individuals to help bring awareness to their natural strengths and abilities.
I am a professional counselor with ten years of experience working with children, adolescents and families to gain skills, stability and confidence to overcome barriers to their happiness and success. Building an authentic and safe therapeutic environment is a paramount part of the counseling experience. I believe in a collaborative therapeutic process with a person-centered, solution-focused and systems approach. My goal is to work with individuals to help bring awareness to their natural strengths and abilities.
(215) 874-4462 View (215) 874-4462
Photo of Pamela Meyers, Licensed Professional Counselor in 18966, PA
Pamela Meyers
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, NCC, LPC
Verified
1 Endorsed
Holland, PA 18966
I specialize in working children of all ages to help them cope with her thoughts, feelings, and behaviors. I encourage family involvement. My main goal is to meet the child at their level. Humor and teaching techniques may be used. Together we can help the child gain awareness of how their thoughts may be affecting their behaviors. We look at positive traits, strengths, and talents. I am knowledgeable of Psycho-Educational Evaluations, how to request an IEP/504, how to apply for accommodations for PSAT/SAT/ACT. I also see Adults of all ages, addressing their presenting issues in a positive way.
I specialize in working children of all ages to help them cope with her thoughts, feelings, and behaviors. I encourage family involvement. My main goal is to meet the child at their level. Humor and teaching techniques may be used. Together we can help the child gain awareness of how their thoughts may be affecting their behaviors. We look at positive traits, strengths, and talents. I am knowledgeable of Psycho-Educational Evaluations, how to request an IEP/504, how to apply for accommodations for PSAT/SAT/ACT. I also see Adults of all ages, addressing their presenting issues in a positive way.
(484) 364-3940 View (484) 364-3940
Photo of Stefanie Recchio, Pre-Licensed Professional in 18966, PA
Stefanie Recchio
Pre-Licensed Professional, MS, NCC
Verified
1 Endorsed
Holland, PA 18966  (Online Only)
I specialize in helping children, teens and adults struggling with anxiety, OCD, depression, and other challenges that prevent them from fully enjoying their lives. If you are looking for someone to help you or your child improve emotional regulation, develop healthy coping skills, or navigate life transitions, I will work to create a safe and inclusive space for you, where we can work on your goals together. Whether this is your first time looking for help or you have tried therapy in the past, my goal is to meet you where you are and support you through your healing journey.
I specialize in helping children, teens and adults struggling with anxiety, OCD, depression, and other challenges that prevent them from fully enjoying their lives. If you are looking for someone to help you or your child improve emotional regulation, develop healthy coping skills, or navigate life transitions, I will work to create a safe and inclusive space for you, where we can work on your goals together. Whether this is your first time looking for help or you have tried therapy in the past, my goal is to meet you where you are and support you through your healing journey.
(267) 682-7285 View (267) 682-7285
Photo of Faye Lovrinic, Psychologist in 18966, PA
Faye Lovrinic
Psychologist, PsyD
Verified
Southampton, PA 18966
I view each child, teen, young adult, and family as unique. That uniqueness is why I draw from different therapy modalities to support emotional well-being. Anxiety and depression often stem from complicated interpersonal relationships, lack of self-confidence, and feeling unable to control events in our lives. Our joint effort can help you attain the freedom to make positive choices in your life. I bring clinical experience offered in a genuine, nonjudgmental, confidential atmosphere. Drawing from cognitive behavior approaches, insight therapy, and mindfulness practice, my goal is to provide tools to help you in improving your state of mind.
I view each child, teen, young adult, and family as unique. That uniqueness is why I draw from different therapy modalities to support emotional well-being. Anxiety and depression often stem from complicated interpersonal relationships, lack of self-confidence, and feeling unable to control events in our lives. Our joint effort can help you attain the freedom to make positive choices in your life. I bring clinical experience offered in a genuine, nonjudgmental, confidential atmosphere. Drawing from cognitive behavior approaches, insight therapy, and mindfulness practice, my goal is to provide tools to help you in improving your state of mind.
(215) 437-0431 View (215) 437-0431
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Mick Choder
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, LPC, MT-BC
Verified
Southampton, PA 18966
I work with adults who struggle with emotional, relational, and behavioral difficulties and are looking to create positive changes in their lives. Underlying any therapeutic techniques, my approach is fundamentally humanistic. I respect clients as they are, and help guide and support them in achieving their unique goals, and becoming more happy, effective, successful, and fulfilled. I provide counseling for adults and couples at the Growth Opportunity Center, and also provide consulting for organizational development and leadership (For more information, visit www.mickchoder.com).
I work with adults who struggle with emotional, relational, and behavioral difficulties and are looking to create positive changes in their lives. Underlying any therapeutic techniques, my approach is fundamentally humanistic. I respect clients as they are, and help guide and support them in achieving their unique goals, and becoming more happy, effective, successful, and fulfilled. I provide counseling for adults and couples at the Growth Opportunity Center, and also provide consulting for organizational development and leadership (For more information, visit www.mickchoder.com).
(215) 398-6045 View (215) 398-6045
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Ashlyn Parks
Pre-Licensed Professional, MS, MT-BC
Verified
2 Endorsed
Southampton, PA 18966
“Self-awareness is the ability to take an honest look at your life without any attachment to it being right or wrong, good or bad.” – Debbie Ford. With the acceptance of what cannot be changed, there comes peace. If you are struggling with your past, present, or future; learn how your thoughts and feelings can affect your behaviors. Looking at yourself with unconditional love, self-compassion, and forgiveness can allow you to heal past wounds and move forward.
“Self-awareness is the ability to take an honest look at your life without any attachment to it being right or wrong, good or bad.” – Debbie Ford. With the acceptance of what cannot be changed, there comes peace. If you are struggling with your past, present, or future; learn how your thoughts and feelings can affect your behaviors. Looking at yourself with unconditional love, self-compassion, and forgiveness can allow you to heal past wounds and move forward.
(267) 878-3097 View (267) 878-3097
Photo of Rachel J Kauffman, Licensed Professional Counselor in 18966, PA
Rachel J Kauffman
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC
Verified
Southampton, PA 18966
My ideal client is you – you who are seeking therapy in order to work on or change something or you who are feeling misunderstood or disconnected with others or the world around you. This may be due to trauma, anxiety, or depression or maybe something that you have a different word for – or don’t know the word for it. I can help. We can create goals together to work on as a team in order to make the changes you want.
My ideal client is you – you who are seeking therapy in order to work on or change something or you who are feeling misunderstood or disconnected with others or the world around you. This may be due to trauma, anxiety, or depression or maybe something that you have a different word for – or don’t know the word for it. I can help. We can create goals together to work on as a team in order to make the changes you want.
(215) 631-3956 View (215) 631-3956
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Ilona Naroditskiy
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, LPC
Verified
13 Endorsed
Holland, PA 18966
Being a parent is not easy and it's OK to reach out for help when your child's behavior is a bigger challenge than you ever expected. As a child and family counselor I enjoy helping families with children with developmental, emotional and behavioral concerns. I will work with your family to help you find effective parenting solutions, achieve better communication, and re-discover the joy of being around each other. I also provide mental health counseling and support to young adults transitioning to adulthood and aging out of the special education system.
Being a parent is not easy and it's OK to reach out for help when your child's behavior is a bigger challenge than you ever expected. As a child and family counselor I enjoy helping families with children with developmental, emotional and behavioral concerns. I will work with your family to help you find effective parenting solutions, achieve better communication, and re-discover the joy of being around each other. I also provide mental health counseling and support to young adults transitioning to adulthood and aging out of the special education system.
(267) 270-5527 View (267) 270-5527
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Laura Tarbert
Pre-Licensed Professional, MS
Verified
1 Endorsed
Holland, PA 18966
I believe that all people desire to be known, accepted, and truly loved for who they truly are. My goal is to help you experience the beauty of being known and help you grow as an individual, work through your struggles, and become more of a whole person as you heal from the things that have brought pain and suffering to your life. I believe in the power of counseling and focus on creating a warm, empathic environment where we can work together to confront the challenges you face through understanding thoughts, behaviors, and beliefs about yourself, others, and the world to implement change.
I believe that all people desire to be known, accepted, and truly loved for who they truly are. My goal is to help you experience the beauty of being known and help you grow as an individual, work through your struggles, and become more of a whole person as you heal from the things that have brought pain and suffering to your life. I believe in the power of counseling and focus on creating a warm, empathic environment where we can work together to confront the challenges you face through understanding thoughts, behaviors, and beliefs about yourself, others, and the world to implement change.
(267) 415-4086 View (267) 415-4086
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Teresa Ann Glatthorn
Psychologist, MA, PsyD, RPT-S
Verified
1 Endorsed
Southampton, PA 18966  (Online Only)
As a holistic psychologist and interfaith minister, I understand clients' situations in the context of mind, body and spirit. I provide psychotherapy to individuals in a relaxed and respectful atmosphere. My clients have healed from depression, anxiety, trauma, life changes, divorce, parenting challenges, grief, and stress. I offer alternative healing with a variety of psychotherapy approaches for a quicker, more lasting healing. It is an honor to empower people to return to self-understanding, wellness and joy. My journey has taught me that each life challenge is an opportunity to grow.
As a holistic psychologist and interfaith minister, I understand clients' situations in the context of mind, body and spirit. I provide psychotherapy to individuals in a relaxed and respectful atmosphere. My clients have healed from depression, anxiety, trauma, life changes, divorce, parenting challenges, grief, and stress. I offer alternative healing with a variety of psychotherapy approaches for a quicker, more lasting healing. It is an honor to empower people to return to self-understanding, wellness and joy. My journey has taught me that each life challenge is an opportunity to grow.
(215) 672-6627 View (215) 672-6627
Photo of Kelly N Craney, Licensed Professional Counselor in 18966, PA
Kelly N Craney
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, NCC, LPC
Verified
3 Endorsed
Southampton, PA 18966
The majority of my clients are people who have struggled to find relief from traditional medicine (and traditional approaches to addressing complex ailments/struggles). I am grateful that these individuals find relief here. Many of my patients have been able to resolve complex challenges in just a few months of biweekly sessions. Areas of specialized care & success include, but are not limited to: trauma, chronic pain, nerve damage, complex medical conditions, grief, spiritual development, struggles with weight, stomach/GI issues, insomnia, anxiety, depression, medication intolerance, and some areas of addiction.
The majority of my clients are people who have struggled to find relief from traditional medicine (and traditional approaches to addressing complex ailments/struggles). I am grateful that these individuals find relief here. Many of my patients have been able to resolve complex challenges in just a few months of biweekly sessions. Areas of specialized care & success include, but are not limited to: trauma, chronic pain, nerve damage, complex medical conditions, grief, spiritual development, struggles with weight, stomach/GI issues, insomnia, anxiety, depression, medication intolerance, and some areas of addiction.
(267) 871-9969 View (267) 871-9969
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Derek Pendleton
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, ACSW, BCD
Verified
Southampton, PA 18966
I believe that the relationship and trust built in therapy are the most important and necessary agents for meaningful, lasting change, and that compassionate care is essential to your feeling validated and empowered throughout the process. Without these connections, even the most qualified and well-intentioned therapist may fail in attempting to help. As such, I devote much time and energy in my sessions towards developing and enhancing therapeutic relationships, making sure to always listen carefully and empathically, so as to fully understand the sensitive issues discussed from your perspective and at your pace.
I believe that the relationship and trust built in therapy are the most important and necessary agents for meaningful, lasting change, and that compassionate care is essential to your feeling validated and empowered throughout the process. Without these connections, even the most qualified and well-intentioned therapist may fail in attempting to help. As such, I devote much time and energy in my sessions towards developing and enhancing therapeutic relationships, making sure to always listen carefully and empathically, so as to fully understand the sensitive issues discussed from your perspective and at your pace.
(267) 800-2903 View (267) 800-2903
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Jeff Auerbach
Psychologist, PsyD
Verified
Southampton, PA 18966
While I work with clients on all types of typical issues (such as anxiety, life and work stress, etc.), I primarily specialize in all things having to do with relationships. I am the author of the book "Irritating the Ones You Love- the Down and Dirty Guide to Better Relationships." I have helped hundreds of couples resolve conflicts and improve the happiness and quality of their relationships. For those who are still looking for the love of their life, I offer unique tools in helping people successfully negotiate the dating process and find lasting love.
While I work with clients on all types of typical issues (such as anxiety, life and work stress, etc.), I primarily specialize in all things having to do with relationships. I am the author of the book "Irritating the Ones You Love- the Down and Dirty Guide to Better Relationships." I have helped hundreds of couples resolve conflicts and improve the happiness and quality of their relationships. For those who are still looking for the love of their life, I offer unique tools in helping people successfully negotiate the dating process and find lasting love.
(610) 915-8372 View (610) 915-8372
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Marney Paul
MA
1 Endorsed
Southampton, PA 18966  (Online Only)
In life, we all experience trauma and stress that cause us to feel stuck. As a therapist I understand that healing is a process that involves a mind-body-spirit approach to treatment. Therapy is an opportunity to honor our truth and to work through the resistance and fear that hold us back from achieving personal growth. My office is an accepting and non-judgmental environment that welcomes everyone of all races, ethnicities, sexual orientations, and gender identities.
In life, we all experience trauma and stress that cause us to feel stuck. As a therapist I understand that healing is a process that involves a mind-body-spirit approach to treatment. Therapy is an opportunity to honor our truth and to work through the resistance and fear that hold us back from achieving personal growth. My office is an accepting and non-judgmental environment that welcomes everyone of all races, ethnicities, sexual orientations, and gender identities.
(267) 388-4263 View (267) 388-4263
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Jessica Peiffer
MS
Holland, PA 18966
I'm a Master's level clinician specializing in the areas of anxiety, depression, addiction, family conflict, grief and situational life stress. Life can be overwhelming and challenging at times. It is important to me to lead with empathy and meet my clients where they are so we can work through the issues together.
I'm a Master's level clinician specializing in the areas of anxiety, depression, addiction, family conflict, grief and situational life stress. Life can be overwhelming and challenging at times. It is important to me to lead with empathy and meet my clients where they are so we can work through the issues together.
(267) 494-6456 View (267) 494-6456
Photo of Tracey Beth Katz, Clinical Social Work/Therapist in 18966, PA
Tracey Beth Katz
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, CPHM
Verified
1 Endorsed
Holland, PA 18966  (Online Only)
I am a practicing social worker of 14 years with my LCSW and experience in behavioral health, substance abuse, neuroscience, telemetry, end of life, crisis and trauma. I have worked in several settings to include residential, inpatient medical and behavioral and out patient. I believe therapy is about a joining of client and therapist that requires trust and a non judgmental therapeutic alliance. My objective is to help you find your own voice, reach your your potential and succeed by using treatment methods that are best suited to your reasons for seeking treatment.
I am a practicing social worker of 14 years with my LCSW and experience in behavioral health, substance abuse, neuroscience, telemetry, end of life, crisis and trauma. I have worked in several settings to include residential, inpatient medical and behavioral and out patient. I believe therapy is about a joining of client and therapist that requires trust and a non judgmental therapeutic alliance. My objective is to help you find your own voice, reach your your potential and succeed by using treatment methods that are best suited to your reasons for seeking treatment.
(267) 360-0185 View (267) 360-0185
Photo of Lavonya Moore, Licensed Professional Counselor in 18966, PA
Lavonya Moore
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC
Verified
Southampton, PA 18966  (Online Only)
LaTonya worked with children with intellectual disabilities in their homes and communities, helping them to develop life skills and improve their overall functioning. She also worked with their families to assist them with increasing their access to care and services such as respite and in-school support services. Since then, LaVonya has worked in multiple therapeutic settings, including outpatient, intensive outpatient, and short-term rehab. She has worked with hundreds of patients to help them through obtaining and maintaining sobriety, coping with depression, anxiety, and other mental health concerns.
LaTonya worked with children with intellectual disabilities in their homes and communities, helping them to develop life skills and improve their overall functioning. She also worked with their families to assist them with increasing their access to care and services such as respite and in-school support services. Since then, LaVonya has worked in multiple therapeutic settings, including outpatient, intensive outpatient, and short-term rehab. She has worked with hundreds of patients to help them through obtaining and maintaining sobriety, coping with depression, anxiety, and other mental health concerns.
(267) 682-6775 View (267) 682-6775
Photo of Angelina Stanton, Licensed Professional Counselor in 18966, PA
Angelina Stanton
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC, NCC, C-DBT, MS
Verified
Southampton, PA 18966  (Online Only)
Are you struggling to find your way? Are you feeling stressed out or stuck? Are you struggling to be the best version of yourself? My passion is to help others who may be feeling lost, stuck, or uncertain during critical life changes or circumstances. I specialize in treating Anxiety in children and young adults throughout their college years. My treatment modalities will adjust to the individual's needs and draw from different counseling theories and approaches. I integrate a collaborative approach and see my client as the expert. My passion is to empower individuals toward experiencing inner healing and self-growth.
Are you struggling to find your way? Are you feeling stressed out or stuck? Are you struggling to be the best version of yourself? My passion is to help others who may be feeling lost, stuck, or uncertain during critical life changes or circumstances. I specialize in treating Anxiety in children and young adults throughout their college years. My treatment modalities will adjust to the individual's needs and draw from different counseling theories and approaches. I integrate a collaborative approach and see my client as the expert. My passion is to empower individuals toward experiencing inner healing and self-growth.
(305) 204-5284 View (305) 204-5284
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Florrie Fisher
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSS, LCSW
Verified
Southampton, PA 18966
Are you feeling tired, overwhelmed, angry, or confused? Is there a change in your appetite? Are you having trouble sleeping? Talking with an experienced therapist will help you sort out and clarify issue(s)for change and a more satisfying life. I have over 25 years of experience helping individuals deal with depression and anxiety related to relationships, transitions in life, health, and loss of a loved one or a pet. I also assist people deal with issues related to aging.
Are you feeling tired, overwhelmed, angry, or confused? Is there a change in your appetite? Are you having trouble sleeping? Talking with an experienced therapist will help you sort out and clarify issue(s)for change and a more satisfying life. I have over 25 years of experience helping individuals deal with depression and anxiety related to relationships, transitions in life, health, and loss of a loved one or a pet. I also assist people deal with issues related to aging.
(215) 600-4759 View (215) 600-4759
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Mandy Dorfman, LPC,NCC
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC, NBCC, MFT
Verified
2 Endorsed
Southampton, PA 18966  (Online Only)
I am a licensed professional counselor and certified Marriage and Family Therapist with over 15 years of clinical experience. I work and support my clients helping them learn how to cope with and overcome personal challenges that may interfer with everyday life. As your therapsit, we work together to help resolve and or improve your emotional conflict and build inner strenghth and develop self confiendce.
I am a licensed professional counselor and certified Marriage and Family Therapist with over 15 years of clinical experience. I work and support my clients helping them learn how to cope with and overcome personal challenges that may interfer with everyday life. As your therapsit, we work together to help resolve and or improve your emotional conflict and build inner strenghth and develop self confiendce.
(215) 688-5808 View (215) 688-5808

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Number of Therapists in 18966

80+

Average cost per session

$120

Therapists in 18966 who prioritize treating:

97% Anxiety
91% Depression
74% Self Esteem
73% Relationship Issues
73% Coping Skills
65% Trauma and PTSD
64% Stress

Average years in practice

10 Years

Top 3 insurances accepted

95% Aetna
79% BlueCross and BlueShield
77% UnitedHealthcare UHC | UBH

How Therapists in 18966 see their clients

81% In Person and Online
19% Online Only

Gender breakdown

85% Female
15% Male

FAQs - About Therapy and Counseling

How can I find a therapist in 18966?

Search for nearby therapists or counselors by inputting your city, town, or suburb; or zip code; or a provider’s name into the search bar. From there, you can filter providers by the issues they treat, cost, insurance, gender, and other factors to find providers who are well-suited to your needs. To navigate between locations within the same country, enter a new city or zip code into the search bar.

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

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

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

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

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

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

What type of therapy is right for me?

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

How much does therapy cost?

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

What are more affordable or low cost therapy solutions?

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

Is online therapy cheaper than in-person therapy?

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

Is online therapy a good option?

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

Are therapy sessions confidential?

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