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Virginia Mittnacht
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified Verified
Philadelphia, PA 19146
I have experience working with adolescents and young adults who are impacted by mental and emotional health challenges. I believe that building a strong and honest relationship with my clients is the foundation for genuine, positive, and sustained growth. I thoughtfully work to create a trusting and affirming space that encourages self-exploration and discovery and empowers clients to connect to and build on their intrinsic strengths and capacity for change.
I have experience working with adolescents and young adults who are impacted by mental and emotional health challenges. I believe that building a strong and honest relationship with my clients is the foundation for genuine, positive, and sustained growth. I thoughtfully work to create a trusting and affirming space that encourages self-exploration and discovery and empowers clients to connect to and build on their intrinsic strengths and capacity for change.
(484) 946-8586 View (484) 946-8586
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Gwenn Prinbeck
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LSW, PCC
Verified Verified
Philadelphia, PA 19146
Developing a contemplative and compassionate relationship with ourselves is fundamental to healing and well-being. Inequity, trauma and feeling alone or not understood can unsettle this fundamental relationship. What’s more, when we’re struggling to love ourselves, often we're also struggling in relationships with others. I offer therapeutic support drawing on a variety of approaches to promote a stronger sense of connection with self and others. I offer a safe and accepting space to all identities. I aim to be an actively engaged, warm, and a mindfully attuned collaborator in the therapeutic process.
Developing a contemplative and compassionate relationship with ourselves is fundamental to healing and well-being. Inequity, trauma and feeling alone or not understood can unsettle this fundamental relationship. What’s more, when we’re struggling to love ourselves, often we're also struggling in relationships with others. I offer therapeutic support drawing on a variety of approaches to promote a stronger sense of connection with self and others. I offer a safe and accepting space to all identities. I aim to be an actively engaged, warm, and a mindfully attuned collaborator in the therapeutic process.
(610) 890-8252 x100 View (610) 890-8252 x100
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LGBTQ+, Polyamory/CNM, BDSM/Kink Video Coaching
Licensed Professional Counselor, MS, NCC, LPC
Verified Verified
Philadelphia, PA 19146  (Online Only)
Waitlist for new clients
Weclome! My name is Kevin. Whether you’re having difficulty making changes in life, dealing with stress, anxiety, or depression, or wanting to improve your self-confidence, I would be honored to assist you on your journey. My style is warm, collaborative, and respectful. I believe that you are in charge of your journey and my role is to walk with you and offer ideas and concepts to help you achieve the goals you have chosen. I will not tell you how to think, feel, or behave. Instead, you and I will explore options to help you determine the right path for you. I specialize in the LGBTQ+, CNM.Polyamory, and BDSM/Kink communities.
Weclome! My name is Kevin. Whether you’re having difficulty making changes in life, dealing with stress, anxiety, or depression, or wanting to improve your self-confidence, I would be honored to assist you on your journey. My style is warm, collaborative, and respectful. I believe that you are in charge of your journey and my role is to walk with you and offer ideas and concepts to help you achieve the goals you have chosen. I will not tell you how to think, feel, or behave. Instead, you and I will explore options to help you determine the right path for you. I specialize in the LGBTQ+, CNM.Polyamory, and BDSM/Kink communities.
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Ariana Zeno Individual And Couples Counseling
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, MSW, MCP
Verified Verified
Philadelphia, PA 19146  (Online Only)
You may find yourself feeling stuck, struggling with unsatisfying relationships, or wanting to feel more connected to yourself and others. Together we will work on co-creating an environment most conducive to what you need to feel safe and heard to heal and grow. My approach is compassionate, humorous and committed to helping you to live your life more fully. I enjoy working with adults and couples. I specialize in working with people experiencing anxiety, depression, ADHD, and queer folks exploring questions of gender identity and sexuality. Expertise working with parents/families of transgender folks.
You may find yourself feeling stuck, struggling with unsatisfying relationships, or wanting to feel more connected to yourself and others. Together we will work on co-creating an environment most conducive to what you need to feel safe and heard to heal and grow. My approach is compassionate, humorous and committed to helping you to live your life more fully. I enjoy working with adults and couples. I specialize in working with people experiencing anxiety, depression, ADHD, and queer folks exploring questions of gender identity and sexuality. Expertise working with parents/families of transgender folks.
(215) 660-3937 View (215) 660-3937
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Rod White
PhD, MFT, MDiv
Verified Verified
Philadelphia, PA 19146
I enjoy the diversity of my clients, walking with adults of all ages and backgrounds. In 2011 I turned into the joys of psychotherapy as a second career. I see my main job as listening carefully, mirroring your process with empathy and helping you move toward the goals you set, whether they are about reaching deeper inside or moving into the practical steps you need to take next week. My experience and spirituality are assets you can rely on, but they will not direct your own process of understanding, healing and maturation.
I enjoy the diversity of my clients, walking with adults of all ages and backgrounds. In 2011 I turned into the joys of psychotherapy as a second career. I see my main job as listening carefully, mirroring your process with empathy and helping you move toward the goals you set, whether they are about reaching deeper inside or moving into the practical steps you need to take next week. My experience and spirituality are assets you can rely on, but they will not direct your own process of understanding, healing and maturation.
(215) 621-8762 View (215) 621-8762
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Jeanine C O'Rourke
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified Verified
Philadelphia, PA 19146
Deciding to start therapy takes a huge leap of faith and I have tremendous respect for anyone willing to brave it. I'm always inspired by my clients. For the past 10 years, it has been my privilege to serve people in a wide range of settings and listen to the stories of their lives. I am repeatedly stunned by how little acknowledgment people in pain give themselves. Most of them don’t look like they’re suffering at all to the outside world. But that’s not how they feel inside.
Deciding to start therapy takes a huge leap of faith and I have tremendous respect for anyone willing to brave it. I'm always inspired by my clients. For the past 10 years, it has been my privilege to serve people in a wide range of settings and listen to the stories of their lives. I am repeatedly stunned by how little acknowledgment people in pain give themselves. Most of them don’t look like they’re suffering at all to the outside world. But that’s not how they feel inside.
(267) 712-9987 View (267) 712-9987
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Britt DeLine
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC
Verified Verified
Philadelphia, PA 19146  (Online Only)
I hope you are here because you are ready to make yourself a priority. This might be the first thing you’ve done for yourself in a long time. Congratulations. I am excited to start this work together, whether that is to learn to better take care of yourself and your happiness; work through lows, grief, stressors or anxiousness; or process a relationship or career you are struggling with. Whatever brings you here, I offer you a nonjudgmental listening ear, support, feedback and help to achieve your goals. Therapy takes time, you have to be willing to put in some work inside and outside of our time together, but know you are worth it!
I hope you are here because you are ready to make yourself a priority. This might be the first thing you’ve done for yourself in a long time. Congratulations. I am excited to start this work together, whether that is to learn to better take care of yourself and your happiness; work through lows, grief, stressors or anxiousness; or process a relationship or career you are struggling with. Whatever brings you here, I offer you a nonjudgmental listening ear, support, feedback and help to achieve your goals. Therapy takes time, you have to be willing to put in some work inside and outside of our time together, but know you are worth it!
(267) 214-4286 View (267) 214-4286
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Alyssa Feinstein
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, MSW
Verified Verified
2 Endorsed
Philadelphia, PA 19146  (Online Only)
Do you need some help getting your life back on track? My goal is to help you break down barriers and feel empowered so that you are able to live your best life. I specialize in working with adolescence, young adults, and adults struggling with (but not limited to) anxiety, depression, mood disorder, ADHD, interpersonal conflict, relationship issues, and those experiencing difficult life transitions.
Do you need some help getting your life back on track? My goal is to help you break down barriers and feel empowered so that you are able to live your best life. I specialize in working with adolescence, young adults, and adults struggling with (but not limited to) anxiety, depression, mood disorder, ADHD, interpersonal conflict, relationship issues, and those experiencing difficult life transitions.
(267) 214-2295 View (267) 214-2295
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Emily Eisler
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Philadelphia, PA 19146
My idea of therapy is similar to using your GPS: you tell me where you want to go, and I'll show you how to get there. You will leave our sessions knowing exactly where you’re going, and I will be cheering you on along the way. Whether you are coming to therapy to conquer anxiety, process and heal from trauma, or to figure out what a meaningful and fulfilling life looks like for you, I am here and ready to help.
My idea of therapy is similar to using your GPS: you tell me where you want to go, and I'll show you how to get there. You will leave our sessions knowing exactly where you’re going, and I will be cheering you on along the way. Whether you are coming to therapy to conquer anxiety, process and heal from trauma, or to figure out what a meaningful and fulfilling life looks like for you, I am here and ready to help.
(267) 263-7265 View (267) 263-7265
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Gerlinde Harb
Psychologist, PhD
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Philadelphia, PA 19146  (Online Only)
I believe therapy is most helpful in an atmosphere of acceptance and respect. In a safe and collaborative environment, we can work together toward your personal goals. I am passionate about helping my clients cope with life stressors, to get relief from painful emotional symptoms, and to feel understood. Beginning therapy is not easy. My approach to therapy begins with helping clients to define their goals and to empower them to move toward the most fulfilling life possible.
I believe therapy is most helpful in an atmosphere of acceptance and respect. In a safe and collaborative environment, we can work together toward your personal goals. I am passionate about helping my clients cope with life stressors, to get relief from painful emotional symptoms, and to feel understood. Beginning therapy is not easy. My approach to therapy begins with helping clients to define their goals and to empower them to move toward the most fulfilling life possible.
(215) 584-4076 View (215) 584-4076
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Madeleine S May
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Philadelphia, PA 19146  (Online Only)
Hi! I am an individual, relationship, and sex therapist who wants to help you feel better in every area of your life. I use an empathic, collaborative approach to meet you where you are, helping you to explore the best ways to accomplish your goals. I want to help you find clarity around what would make your life more satisfying and how to make that happen. Working with me means finding patterns in your life that are no longer serving you and identifying next steps to make the changes you desire. Working with me means discovering and understanding yourself on a deep level and empowering yourself to live authentically.
Hi! I am an individual, relationship, and sex therapist who wants to help you feel better in every area of your life. I use an empathic, collaborative approach to meet you where you are, helping you to explore the best ways to accomplish your goals. I want to help you find clarity around what would make your life more satisfying and how to make that happen. Working with me means finding patterns in your life that are no longer serving you and identifying next steps to make the changes you desire. Working with me means discovering and understanding yourself on a deep level and empowering yourself to live authentically.
(215) 608-7448 View (215) 608-7448
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Becca Goldstein
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, LPC
Verified Verified
Philadelphia, PA 19146  (Online Only)
Sometimes life can be an overwhelming and stressful experience. As a dedicated Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC), it is my duty to support my clients through this journey. I am confident in my ability to create a collaborative environment to facilitate change as I strive to help my clients succeed. I value the therapeutic alliance and believe that rapport building is the foundation of successful treatment.
Sometimes life can be an overwhelming and stressful experience. As a dedicated Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC), it is my duty to support my clients through this journey. I am confident in my ability to create a collaborative environment to facilitate change as I strive to help my clients succeed. I value the therapeutic alliance and believe that rapport building is the foundation of successful treatment.
(484) 469-9655 View (484) 469-9655
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Sage Regina
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT
Verified Verified
Philadelphia, PA 19146  (Online Only)
I am a Licensed Marriage and Family (LMFT) therapist working from a systemic lens through my virtual private practice. My philosophy is that through cultivating your relationship with yourself and by becoming the best, most developed version of yourself, you can engage in relationships - romantic, familial, and platonic - in deeper, more meaningful, and healthier ways. My hope is to facilitate you and/or you and your loved ones through this process by exploring what is keeping you stuck and discovering old patterns that no longer serve you.
I am a Licensed Marriage and Family (LMFT) therapist working from a systemic lens through my virtual private practice. My philosophy is that through cultivating your relationship with yourself and by becoming the best, most developed version of yourself, you can engage in relationships - romantic, familial, and platonic - in deeper, more meaningful, and healthier ways. My hope is to facilitate you and/or you and your loved ones through this process by exploring what is keeping you stuck and discovering old patterns that no longer serve you.
(215) 515-9406 View (215) 515-9406
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Dana Ginsburg
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LCSW
Verified Verified
Philadelphia, PA 19146
I believe that acceptance and surrender are the first steps towards making a change in ones life. I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker who focuses on encouraging and empowering individuals on their road to recovery. I work with adults with addiction issues, as well as depression, anxiety, and mood disorders. I also treat couples dealing with troubles in their relationships. My approach is psycho-dynamic with emphasis on empowering my clients by using a short-term problem-solving approach.
I believe that acceptance and surrender are the first steps towards making a change in ones life. I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker who focuses on encouraging and empowering individuals on their road to recovery. I work with adults with addiction issues, as well as depression, anxiety, and mood disorders. I also treat couples dealing with troubles in their relationships. My approach is psycho-dynamic with emphasis on empowering my clients by using a short-term problem-solving approach.
(856) 872-2890 View (856) 872-2890
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Eriach Fox
Licensed Professional Counselor, MHS, LPC, LCADC
Verified Verified
Philadelphia, PA 19146
Many of us may become stuck at different stages in our lives for myriad reasons. Its possible you may or may not be aware of what events may have led to this which can manifest in mental health and/or substance use difficulties. Examples range from traumatic events such as abuse, neglect, and death of loved ones; oft under-emphasized circumstances such as daily stress, breakups, life changes/transitions, and loss of employment; or broader systemic issues such as racism, poverty, and other types of discrimination. If you are looking to identify the stuck parts to help all of you move forward, this is a good place to start.
Many of us may become stuck at different stages in our lives for myriad reasons. Its possible you may or may not be aware of what events may have led to this which can manifest in mental health and/or substance use difficulties. Examples range from traumatic events such as abuse, neglect, and death of loved ones; oft under-emphasized circumstances such as daily stress, breakups, life changes/transitions, and loss of employment; or broader systemic issues such as racism, poverty, and other types of discrimination. If you are looking to identify the stuck parts to help all of you move forward, this is a good place to start.
(215) 469-1932 View (215) 469-1932
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Paul Renn
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified Verified
Philadelphia, PA 19146
When we experience loss, unwanted change, or trauma it can shake our foundations and lead to pain, confusion, and heartache. While we can't prevent life from happening or undo what we've been through, my practice is based on a deeply held belief in the ability for all of us to heal and resume living with meaning and purpose. Recognizing where you're feeling blocked, stuck, or hurt will inform where we focus our efforts. Granting ourselves full permission to feel and express the depth of our feelings is instrumental to healing and growth.
When we experience loss, unwanted change, or trauma it can shake our foundations and lead to pain, confusion, and heartache. While we can't prevent life from happening or undo what we've been through, my practice is based on a deeply held belief in the ability for all of us to heal and resume living with meaning and purpose. Recognizing where you're feeling blocked, stuck, or hurt will inform where we focus our efforts. Granting ourselves full permission to feel and express the depth of our feelings is instrumental to healing and growth.
(215) 631-8255 View (215) 631-8255
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Mikayla Anthony
Pre-Licensed Professional
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Philadelphia, PA 19146  (Online Only)
Hello, my name Mikayla and I am a Pre-Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor. I approach counseling with a person-centered and solution-focused perspective, prioritizing the individual's unique experiences and feelings while actively collaborating with them to identify and implement practical solutions for positive change. I work with a diverse range of clients, and I'm passionate in supporting adolescents. I find immense fulfillment in guiding young individuals through the challenges of adolescence and helping them navigate this crucial stage of development. In my spare time, I enjoy creating art and watching movies.
Hello, my name Mikayla and I am a Pre-Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor. I approach counseling with a person-centered and solution-focused perspective, prioritizing the individual's unique experiences and feelings while actively collaborating with them to identify and implement practical solutions for positive change. I work with a diverse range of clients, and I'm passionate in supporting adolescents. I find immense fulfillment in guiding young individuals through the challenges of adolescence and helping them navigate this crucial stage of development. In my spare time, I enjoy creating art and watching movies.
(267) 214-7592 View (267) 214-7592
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Christie Eastburn
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified Verified
2 Endorsed
Philadelphia, PA 19146
Kudos for taking this first step toward starting your therapeutic journey. Choosing a therapist is a very personal and can sometimes be a confusing process. I recognize that finding a therapist that is a good fit for your needs is important but not always easy! In my practice, I believe that establishing a genuine and collaborative relationship is vital. I work to establish a safe, judgement-free environment where you feel heard. I utilize an integrative approach drawing from internal family systems, psychodynamic, EMDR, feminist, and strengths-based practices, tailoring to and honoring the unique needs of each client.
Kudos for taking this first step toward starting your therapeutic journey. Choosing a therapist is a very personal and can sometimes be a confusing process. I recognize that finding a therapist that is a good fit for your needs is important but not always easy! In my practice, I believe that establishing a genuine and collaborative relationship is vital. I work to establish a safe, judgement-free environment where you feel heard. I utilize an integrative approach drawing from internal family systems, psychodynamic, EMDR, feminist, and strengths-based practices, tailoring to and honoring the unique needs of each client.
(215) 607-7799 View (215) 607-7799
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Dr. Colleen Fleming
Pre-Licensed Professional, Psy D, MA
Verified Verified
Philadelphia, PA 19146
I am curious about your story, your experiences, and what brings you to therapy. In our work together we explore your lived experiences through story. Your stories help us understand “the problem” in unique and remarkable ways. We collaborate to identify skills, values, and beliefs that will assist in developing a new perspective to the problem. In the words of Narrative Therapy’s founders, “the problem is the problem, not the person.” This approach is primary rooted in narrative therapy, which uses storytelling and collaboration as keys to achieving therapeutic change.
I am curious about your story, your experiences, and what brings you to therapy. In our work together we explore your lived experiences through story. Your stories help us understand “the problem” in unique and remarkable ways. We collaborate to identify skills, values, and beliefs that will assist in developing a new perspective to the problem. In the words of Narrative Therapy’s founders, “the problem is the problem, not the person.” This approach is primary rooted in narrative therapy, which uses storytelling and collaboration as keys to achieving therapeutic change.
(215) 770-1316 x105 View (215) 770-1316 x105
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Shiva Javadzadeh
MA
Verified Verified
Philadelphia, PA 19146
"It's a joy to be hidden but a disaster not to be found." - Winnicott. No matter how many times I hear this quote, I would like to hear it again. As a child, I remember playing the game hide-and-seek, having the delight of safety and the excitement of being hidden, followed quickly by a desire to be found and not left alone. We are the same kids, perhaps a little taller, hopefully, a little wiser. We still want our sanctuary, but we also have the desire to be free. I might be the right person to help you feel comfortable enough to be found.
"It's a joy to be hidden but a disaster not to be found." - Winnicott. No matter how many times I hear this quote, I would like to hear it again. As a child, I remember playing the game hide-and-seek, having the delight of safety and the excitement of being hidden, followed quickly by a desire to be found and not left alone. We are the same kids, perhaps a little taller, hopefully, a little wiser. We still want our sanctuary, but we also have the desire to be free. I might be the right person to help you feel comfortable enough to be found.
(267) 214-7420 View (267) 214-7420

How does your Therapist compare?

Number of Therapists in 19146

200+

Average cost per session

$150

Therapists in 19146 who prioritize treating:

95% Anxiety
90% Depression
76% Relationship Issues
73% Trauma and PTSD
73% Self Esteem
68% Life Transitions
66% Stress

Average years in practice

8 Years

Top 3 insurances accepted

87% Aetna
72% UnitedHealthcare UHC | UBH
72% Optum

How Therapists in 19146 see their clients

74% In Person and Online
26% Online Only

Gender breakdown

77% Female
20% Male
3% Non-Binary
FAQs - About Therapy and Counseling

How can I find a therapist in 19146?

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.