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Maia Rosser
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LMSW
Verified Verified
Philadelphia, PA 19123
I have a very rich and diverse professional experience spanning 20 years. My work is guided by this mantra “It’s the relationship that heals” Irvin Yalom. I am Maia Rosser, LMSW a graduate of University of Pennsylvania’s School of Social Work.
I have a very rich and diverse professional experience spanning 20 years. My work is guided by this mantra “It’s the relationship that heals” Irvin Yalom. I am Maia Rosser, LMSW a graduate of University of Pennsylvania’s School of Social Work.
(267) 692-8027 View (267) 692-8027
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Mai Spann-Wilson
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified Verified
Philadelphia, PA 19123
Hello my name is Mai. I am currently taking clients from all backgrounds. My passion is working with folks who are struggling with anxiety, stress, grief/loss and depression. It my belief that incorporating a holistic approach is important when providing therapy. Therefore, each of my clients are equipped with tools to practice meditation and mindfulness. Much of my work has been co-leading group therapy sessions at the Men’s Center For Growth and Change working with men who are struggling with anxiety, trauma, substance abuse and challenges with parenting.
Hello my name is Mai. I am currently taking clients from all backgrounds. My passion is working with folks who are struggling with anxiety, stress, grief/loss and depression. It my belief that incorporating a holistic approach is important when providing therapy. Therefore, each of my clients are equipped with tools to practice meditation and mindfulness. Much of my work has been co-leading group therapy sessions at the Men’s Center For Growth and Change working with men who are struggling with anxiety, trauma, substance abuse and challenges with parenting.
(484) 214-2577 View (484) 214-2577
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Susanna Baldwin Vargo
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Philadelphia, PA 19123  (Online Only)
Is this your first time seeking therapy? We may be a great fit! In therapy, we explore things that get in the way of your ability to connect to yourself or your relationships with others. We address the fullness of the human experience that can range from fears, losses, and heartbreak to success, well-being, and self-empowerment. We identify your personal strengths and develop tools together that enable you to better manage present and future changes and challenges as they arise. I also have experience working with healthcare providers.
Is this your first time seeking therapy? We may be a great fit! In therapy, we explore things that get in the way of your ability to connect to yourself or your relationships with others. We address the fullness of the human experience that can range from fears, losses, and heartbreak to success, well-being, and self-empowerment. We identify your personal strengths and develop tools together that enable you to better manage present and future changes and challenges as they arise. I also have experience working with healthcare providers.
(267) 656-6070 View (267) 656-6070
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Shayan Salar
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LCSW, LCADC
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Philadelphia, PA 19123  (Online Only)
People are so sick of holding their tongue, wearing costumes, and being inauthentic when navigating social relations. To me, therapy is a place to say the thing and acknowledge the parts of us that many won’t see or hear. The freedom that follows from that experience alone can make all the difference. My hope for our therapeutic relationship is to make space for all of that and more.
People are so sick of holding their tongue, wearing costumes, and being inauthentic when navigating social relations. To me, therapy is a place to say the thing and acknowledge the parts of us that many won’t see or hear. The freedom that follows from that experience alone can make all the difference. My hope for our therapeutic relationship is to make space for all of that and more.
(267) 314-6499 View (267) 314-6499
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Xuewei Alex Li
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC, MPhilEd, MSEd
Verified Verified
2 Endorsed
Philadelphia, PA 19123  (Online Only)
Do you feel the pressure to be perfect all the time? Do you tend to replay a moment from the day over and over again? Are you scared to go to sleep because of the nightmares? Do you feel that you cannot trust yourself? Do you procrastinate and struggle with focusing on tasks?. Is there always a “I should’ve …” in your head? Do you feel out of control or not “normal”? Do you sometimes wonder what you could’ve done without anxiety and past trauma? Would you like to feel "normal", confident, and calm? Would you like to be able to like yourself and be able to get things done?
Do you feel the pressure to be perfect all the time? Do you tend to replay a moment from the day over and over again? Are you scared to go to sleep because of the nightmares? Do you feel that you cannot trust yourself? Do you procrastinate and struggle with focusing on tasks?. Is there always a “I should’ve …” in your head? Do you feel out of control or not “normal”? Do you sometimes wonder what you could’ve done without anxiety and past trauma? Would you like to feel "normal", confident, and calm? Would you like to be able to like yourself and be able to get things done?
(484) 948-1714 View (484) 948-1714
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Sharon Kopyc
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified Verified
Philadelphia, PA 19123  (Online Only)
I am a therapist with many years of experience and have several post-graduate certifications, but I understand very well that being an open and engaging professional is first most to help people feel comfortable to talk about how to untangle their issues. The therapeutic relationship is "a must" and I am often sought out because of my ability to connect easily with others. My speciality includes depression, anxiety, grief and trauma which so many individuals have experienced. Please give me a call and I'll be happy to answer any questions you have about therapy or about me. I am licensed in New York, New Jersey and Pennsylvania.
I am a therapist with many years of experience and have several post-graduate certifications, but I understand very well that being an open and engaging professional is first most to help people feel comfortable to talk about how to untangle their issues. The therapeutic relationship is "a must" and I am often sought out because of my ability to connect easily with others. My speciality includes depression, anxiety, grief and trauma which so many individuals have experienced. Please give me a call and I'll be happy to answer any questions you have about therapy or about me. I am licensed in New York, New Jersey and Pennsylvania.
(267) 497-2742 View (267) 497-2742
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Johanna Dwinells
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC, MA, MT-BC
Verified Verified
Philadelphia, PA 19123  (Online Only)
Are you working towards self-acceptance? Are you tired of the roles and stigma that have been placed on you? Does a life worth of anxiety feel like a heavy load? Do you sometimes feel stuck, creatively, career wise, socially or emotionally? Do completing the smallest tasks seem monumental? Do you want to find and harness your potential? Have you struggled with mindfulness or meditation? Do you find that sometimes your emotions drive your decisions? Do you want to improve your life but don't know where to start?
Are you working towards self-acceptance? Are you tired of the roles and stigma that have been placed on you? Does a life worth of anxiety feel like a heavy load? Do you sometimes feel stuck, creatively, career wise, socially or emotionally? Do completing the smallest tasks seem monumental? Do you want to find and harness your potential? Have you struggled with mindfulness or meditation? Do you find that sometimes your emotions drive your decisions? Do you want to improve your life but don't know where to start?
(267) 890-7022 View (267) 890-7022
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Loran Grishow-Schade
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LSW
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Philadelphia, PA 19123  (Online Only)
If you're overwhelmed by societal expectations and questioning your place—what it means to fit into specific roles or identities—you're not alone. Many of us are trying to understand our emotions, eager for personal growth, and seeking genuine connections that resonate with our values. You may be looking for ways to confidently engage in sensitive conversations, aiming to influence change positively and achieve a balance that reflects your true self. Your goals likely extend beyond overcoming these challenges; you aspire to thrive, becoming a more engaged individual who shapes the changes you desire in the world.
If you're overwhelmed by societal expectations and questioning your place—what it means to fit into specific roles or identities—you're not alone. Many of us are trying to understand our emotions, eager for personal growth, and seeking genuine connections that resonate with our values. You may be looking for ways to confidently engage in sensitive conversations, aiming to influence change positively and achieve a balance that reflects your true self. Your goals likely extend beyond overcoming these challenges; you aspire to thrive, becoming a more engaged individual who shapes the changes you desire in the world.
(267) 477-7332 View (267) 477-7332
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Jennifer V Kulka
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Philadelphia, PA 19123  (Online Only)
I can help you cope and heal from sexual and relationship trauma. Trauma can fracture who you are as a person. It can make you feel unlike yourself, distant from others, changed forever. This does not have to be permanent. Together, we can build resilience, access your strengths, and free you from your past. Learning to understand your trauma, manage symptoms, change patterns, and increase self-esteem can help you cultivate the life and meaningful relationships that you want. Most of my clients have experienced rape, sexual assault, childhood abuse, systemic oppression, and/or violence from a partner.
I can help you cope and heal from sexual and relationship trauma. Trauma can fracture who you are as a person. It can make you feel unlike yourself, distant from others, changed forever. This does not have to be permanent. Together, we can build resilience, access your strengths, and free you from your past. Learning to understand your trauma, manage symptoms, change patterns, and increase self-esteem can help you cultivate the life and meaningful relationships that you want. Most of my clients have experienced rape, sexual assault, childhood abuse, systemic oppression, and/or violence from a partner.
(267) 497-2204 View (267) 497-2204
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Full Being Services
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC, DAAETS
Verified Verified
Philadelphia, PA 19123
Whether you are experiencing life transitions, a family crisis, or have a diagnosable mental health concern, the Full Being team is here to support. We provide comprehensive wellness care in a culturally responsive manner. Often time clinicians may just focus on the cognitive, or the emotional. We believe in a holistic concept; working with you to support your growth and address your needs in the mind, body and spirit. Our clinicians have training in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Motivational Interviewing (MI), Trauma-Focused CBT, Mindfulness, and more. Services offered include individual, family & couples sessions.
Whether you are experiencing life transitions, a family crisis, or have a diagnosable mental health concern, the Full Being team is here to support. We provide comprehensive wellness care in a culturally responsive manner. Often time clinicians may just focus on the cognitive, or the emotional. We believe in a holistic concept; working with you to support your growth and address your needs in the mind, body and spirit. Our clinicians have training in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Motivational Interviewing (MI), Trauma-Focused CBT, Mindfulness, and more. Services offered include individual, family & couples sessions.
(215) 461-3248 View (215) 461-3248
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Collaborative Healing LLC
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT
Verified Verified
7 Endorsed
Philadelphia, PA 19123
Hello, I’m Jonathan Toman. Thanks for visiting my profile. I realize you may be going through a tough time. Perhaps you’re experiencing a significant transition, a loss, or feelings you’re not sure how to deal with. This can be scary and difficult. Sometimes the hardest part is acknowledging the need for help. I have hope for you. I believe we all have the internal resources to heal and grow, and I would like to help you uncover this healing power within yourself.
Hello, I’m Jonathan Toman. Thanks for visiting my profile. I realize you may be going through a tough time. Perhaps you’re experiencing a significant transition, a loss, or feelings you’re not sure how to deal with. This can be scary and difficult. Sometimes the hardest part is acknowledging the need for help. I have hope for you. I believe we all have the internal resources to heal and grow, and I would like to help you uncover this healing power within yourself.
(267) 551-5860 View (267) 551-5860
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Monica Santiago
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW
Verified Verified
Philadelphia, PA 19123  (Online Only)
Seeking help and support is a sign of personal strength, not an admission of weakness. However, this is not the message we always receive from those around us. Engaging in therapy can be a scary thing to sign up for. I take this into account when meeting with my clients. I believe in providing my clients with a sincere effort to build a therapeutic relationship by getting to know each person and providing professional, honest feedback to move forward towards their personal growth. I believe in addressing personal goals and checking in on where the client’s mindset is, as life tends to throw us unexpected changes at unexpected times.
Seeking help and support is a sign of personal strength, not an admission of weakness. However, this is not the message we always receive from those around us. Engaging in therapy can be a scary thing to sign up for. I take this into account when meeting with my clients. I believe in providing my clients with a sincere effort to build a therapeutic relationship by getting to know each person and providing professional, honest feedback to move forward towards their personal growth. I believe in addressing personal goals and checking in on where the client’s mindset is, as life tends to throw us unexpected changes at unexpected times.
(267) 574-9345 View (267) 574-9345
Photo of Jessica Renee Blanding-Coleman, Licensed Professional Counselor in 19123, PA
Jessica Renee Blanding-Coleman
Licensed Professional Counselor, MS, LPC
Verified Verified
Philadelphia, PA 19123  (Online Only)
If only life were as easy as scrolling through counselor profiles. Let me help you bring healing and understanding to life's difficulties so you can move past them and into a better mind space. I am experienced in all areas of mental health, but I am highly effective in treating stress, anxiety, and depression. In addition to working with those experiencing difficult life transitions such as loss and divorce, I also enjoy working with women's issues such as infertility, postpartum conditions, parenting issues, and adjustments dealing with weight loss.
If only life were as easy as scrolling through counselor profiles. Let me help you bring healing and understanding to life's difficulties so you can move past them and into a better mind space. I am experienced in all areas of mental health, but I am highly effective in treating stress, anxiety, and depression. In addition to working with those experiencing difficult life transitions such as loss and divorce, I also enjoy working with women's issues such as infertility, postpartum conditions, parenting issues, and adjustments dealing with weight loss.
(215) 883-8263 View (215) 883-8263
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Megan Bousquet
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, ATR, LPC
Verified Verified
4 Endorsed
Philadelphia, PA 19123  (Online Only)
Throughout a woman’s life there are many emotional shifts and it takes strength to reach out for support. I understand the many challenges and stress that sometimes might have you not feeling like yourself. Do you feel alone, anxious, tired, sad, angry, irritable, or stressed? I work with women who are experiencing anxiety, depressed mood, grief and loss, fertility, miscarriage, transition to motherhood, and other life changing events. I have specialized training in anxiety, maternal mental health (pregnancy, birth, postpartum, motherhood), child development, and eating disorders.
Throughout a woman’s life there are many emotional shifts and it takes strength to reach out for support. I understand the many challenges and stress that sometimes might have you not feeling like yourself. Do you feel alone, anxious, tired, sad, angry, irritable, or stressed? I work with women who are experiencing anxiety, depressed mood, grief and loss, fertility, miscarriage, transition to motherhood, and other life changing events. I have specialized training in anxiety, maternal mental health (pregnancy, birth, postpartum, motherhood), child development, and eating disorders.
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Rachel Brookland
Psychologist, PsyD
Verified Verified
2 Endorsed
Philadelphia, PA 19123  (Online Only)
Women experience very unique challenges, which influence overall well-being, contentedness, and connection. Together we will build awareness and understanding of your experiences. We will identify how thoughts, feeling, and behaviors influence each other and gain tools to foster growth and wellness. My therapeutic work includes working with individuals coping with women’s health issues, infertility, weight management, adjustment disorders, anxiety, depression, work-life balance, stress management, and relationship/communication issues.
Women experience very unique challenges, which influence overall well-being, contentedness, and connection. Together we will build awareness and understanding of your experiences. We will identify how thoughts, feeling, and behaviors influence each other and gain tools to foster growth and wellness. My therapeutic work includes working with individuals coping with women’s health issues, infertility, weight management, adjustment disorders, anxiety, depression, work-life balance, stress management, and relationship/communication issues.
(717) 429-6325 View (717) 429-6325
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Octavia Beyah
Pre-Licensed Professional, MEd
Verified Verified
Philadelphia, PA 19123  (Online Only)
Navigating the path to therapy or seeking a new therapist can feel like an overwhelming journey. My therapeutic approach begins with establishing a strong connection with my clients - fostering an environment where the healing process can organically unfold. My ultimate objective is to empower clients through self-motivation and self-awareness that leads to transformative changes and an enhanced quality of life. I enjoy working with adolescents and adults - my expertise includes a wide range of clinical issues such as anxiety, depression, relationship challenges and life transitions.
Navigating the path to therapy or seeking a new therapist can feel like an overwhelming journey. My therapeutic approach begins with establishing a strong connection with my clients - fostering an environment where the healing process can organically unfold. My ultimate objective is to empower clients through self-motivation and self-awareness that leads to transformative changes and an enhanced quality of life. I enjoy working with adolescents and adults - my expertise includes a wide range of clinical issues such as anxiety, depression, relationship challenges and life transitions.
(267) 609-5697 View (267) 609-5697
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Mackenzie Stocum
Pre-Licensed Professional, MS, NCC
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Philadelphia, PA 19123  (Online Only)
I take a holistic and trauma-informed approach to therapy. I recognize that there are generational, environmental, social, political, and cultural factors that impact our day-to-day lives and decisions and believe it's important to consider these factors when learning about my clients and their experiences. When we begin to understand ourselves and our ways of thinking and acting as a part of a larger whole, we can begin to improve the quality of our lives and our relationships, especially our relationship to the self.
I take a holistic and trauma-informed approach to therapy. I recognize that there are generational, environmental, social, political, and cultural factors that impact our day-to-day lives and decisions and believe it's important to consider these factors when learning about my clients and their experiences. When we begin to understand ourselves and our ways of thinking and acting as a part of a larger whole, we can begin to improve the quality of our lives and our relationships, especially our relationship to the self.
(215) 445-4703 View (215) 445-4703
Photo of 'aloe' Sarah Michelson, Clinical Social Work/Therapist in 19123, PA
'aloe' Sarah Michelson
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LSW
Verified Verified
Philadelphia, PA 19123  (Online Only)
Therapy is the fight for autonomy over our decisions and our strengths-based connections in the aftermath. The universal social work tradition is to build practice based on reciprocity, continuity of care, consent, and affirmation. Therapists build supportive networks through community-based knowledge, interrelationships and love. We labor for access to self determination over our own identities and communities at large. We take a holistic view of the self through a social context, and work to create open and dynamic spaces and roles for ourselves and each other. This must include confronting stigma, isolation and disconnection.
Therapy is the fight for autonomy over our decisions and our strengths-based connections in the aftermath. The universal social work tradition is to build practice based on reciprocity, continuity of care, consent, and affirmation. Therapists build supportive networks through community-based knowledge, interrelationships and love. We labor for access to self determination over our own identities and communities at large. We take a holistic view of the self through a social context, and work to create open and dynamic spaces and roles for ourselves and each other. This must include confronting stigma, isolation and disconnection.
(215) 706-8905 View (215) 706-8905
Photo of Tara Patrick Taylor, Counselor in 19123, PA
Tara Patrick Taylor
Counselor, MS
Verified Verified
Philadelphia, PA 19123
My ideal clients are Domestic Violence Victims, Human Trafficking Victims,Sex Trafficking Victims, Life Coaching, Grief Counseling, and Addictions clients. My clients needs and goals will be assessed during their initial consultation. After the initial consultation a SMART Format treatment plan will be developed All information in regards to the client will be held extremely confidential in guidelines to the HIPPA law. Clients are seen by appointment only. All clients are seen out of a We Work Office building or via tele health. Blurb -“Tara has been recognized as one of the Top Mental-Health Coaches by Coach Foundation.”
My ideal clients are Domestic Violence Victims, Human Trafficking Victims,Sex Trafficking Victims, Life Coaching, Grief Counseling, and Addictions clients. My clients needs and goals will be assessed during their initial consultation. After the initial consultation a SMART Format treatment plan will be developed All information in regards to the client will be held extremely confidential in guidelines to the HIPPA law. Clients are seen by appointment only. All clients are seen out of a We Work Office building or via tele health. Blurb -“Tara has been recognized as one of the Top Mental-Health Coaches by Coach Foundation.”
(267) 209-6925 View (267) 209-6925
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James Wadley
Licensed Professional Counselor, PhD, LPC, NCC, CSTS, IMHF
Verified Verified
2 Endorsed
Philadelphia, PA 19123
Do you have trust issues in your relationship? Are you afraid to be honest with your partner or tired of trying to be someone you're not? Neither you or your partner are really talking about your hurt or resentments over pornography and infidelity. You've tried over and over again and the current situation isn't working for you and/or your relationship. Contact me and we will talk about how you feel about your challenges and together come up with a behavioral and emotional strategy for you to move forward! By the end of our FIRST session, you will be given therapeutic goals that you and I will work on.
Do you have trust issues in your relationship? Are you afraid to be honest with your partner or tired of trying to be someone you're not? Neither you or your partner are really talking about your hurt or resentments over pornography and infidelity. You've tried over and over again and the current situation isn't working for you and/or your relationship. Contact me and we will talk about how you feel about your challenges and together come up with a behavioral and emotional strategy for you to move forward! By the end of our FIRST session, you will be given therapeutic goals that you and I will work on.
(267) 888-4202 View (267) 888-4202

How does your Therapist compare?

Number of Therapists in 19123

90+

Average cost per session

$150

Therapists in 19123 who prioritize treating:

97% Anxiety
95% Depression
77% Relationship Issues
74% Trauma and PTSD
72% Self Esteem
68% Coping Skills
63% Stress

Average years in practice

11 Years

Top 3 insurances accepted

85% Aetna
64% Cigna and Evernorth
62% Optum

How Therapists in 19123 see their clients

57% In Person and Online
43% Online Only

Gender breakdown

76% Female
21% Male
3% Non-Binary
FAQs - About Therapy and Counseling

How can I find a therapist in 19123?

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.