Photo of Cindy Carilla, Counselor in 19709, DE
Cindy Carilla
Counselor, LPCMH
Verified Verified
Middletown, DE 19709
Cindy obtained her master's degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Rosemont College and holds a bachelor's degree in Psychology from Alvernia University. She utilizes an integrative approach to meet the needs of an individual seeking to improve their quality of life. Her foundation includes a trauma-informed, person-centered approach applying various methods such as cognitive-behavioral therapy, solution-focused therapy, and more. She has experience working with individuals dealing with anxiety, depression, mood disorders, trauma, personality disorders, and substance use disorders.
Cindy obtained her master's degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Rosemont College and holds a bachelor's degree in Psychology from Alvernia University. She utilizes an integrative approach to meet the needs of an individual seeking to improve their quality of life. Her foundation includes a trauma-informed, person-centered approach applying various methods such as cognitive-behavioral therapy, solution-focused therapy, and more. She has experience working with individuals dealing with anxiety, depression, mood disorders, trauma, personality disorders, and substance use disorders.
(302) 305-9429 View (302) 305-9429
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Julie Setting
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, MEd
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Middletown, DE 19709  (Online Only)
NOW Accepting New Clients: In my journey to becoming a therapist, I earned a Master of Education in Human Sexuality from Widener University because I believe it is every human being’s inalienable right to explore, find meaning in, and be the author of their own sexual self. I believe that being a sexual being is no different than being a being who breathes. I am passionate about providing a therapeutic environment that embraces and supports queer, poly, kinky, and/or otherwise sexually marginalized individuals. I focus on individuals as well as couples. I also specialize in adult ADHD and neurodiversity.
NOW Accepting New Clients: In my journey to becoming a therapist, I earned a Master of Education in Human Sexuality from Widener University because I believe it is every human being’s inalienable right to explore, find meaning in, and be the author of their own sexual self. I believe that being a sexual being is no different than being a being who breathes. I am passionate about providing a therapeutic environment that embraces and supports queer, poly, kinky, and/or otherwise sexually marginalized individuals. I focus on individuals as well as couples. I also specialize in adult ADHD and neurodiversity.
(302) 306-9536 View (302) 306-9536
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Gregory M Wilson
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MDiv, MSS, LCSW
Verified Verified
Middletown, DE 19709
What are you looking for and what are you struggling to find? Sometimes that search centers around finding the right tools for a given situation. Other times, the search might be to uncover who we are or who we are becoming. Whatever the case is, something has brought you to this place, at this moment. I’m curious to hear more about where you are right now.
What are you looking for and what are you struggling to find? Sometimes that search centers around finding the right tools for a given situation. Other times, the search might be to uncover who we are or who we are becoming. Whatever the case is, something has brought you to this place, at this moment. I’m curious to hear more about where you are right now.
(302) 200-5457 View (302) 200-5457
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Jocelyn E Brown
Licensed Professional Counselor, EdD, LPCMH, NCC
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Middletown, DE 19709
Waitlist for new clients
Healing and resiliency reside in each of us. When we develop the skills to tap into our existing strengths, we are able to live life fully. As a therapist, I strive to create a warm, non-judgmental environment that fosters a sense of safety and trust. In this healing environment, you will have the opportunity to gain greater self understanding, self-acceptance and self-compassion. I believe that the relationship we will develop is one the most important dynamics of counseling, and will set the stage for a rewarding process of transformation and growth.
Healing and resiliency reside in each of us. When we develop the skills to tap into our existing strengths, we are able to live life fully. As a therapist, I strive to create a warm, non-judgmental environment that fosters a sense of safety and trust. In this healing environment, you will have the opportunity to gain greater self understanding, self-acceptance and self-compassion. I believe that the relationship we will develop is one the most important dynamics of counseling, and will set the stage for a rewarding process of transformation and growth.
(302) 305-7632 View (302) 305-7632
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Marc L Messner
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LMSW, M Ed
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Middletown, DE 19709
Accepting New Clients: I believe my clients are experts on themselves; sometimes they just need someone else to help them problem solve and listen. My Master of Education degree from Widener University, focuses on human sexuality, so my specialization is sex and relational therapy. However, I also work with individuals for concerns including anxiety, depression, and ADHD.
Accepting New Clients: I believe my clients are experts on themselves; sometimes they just need someone else to help them problem solve and listen. My Master of Education degree from Widener University, focuses on human sexuality, so my specialization is sex and relational therapy. However, I also work with individuals for concerns including anxiety, depression, and ADHD.
(302) 205-0639 View (302) 205-0639
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Indeya Chavis Self Care Therapeutics Llc
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPCMH, LMSW, CAADC, NCC
Verified Verified
Middletown, DE 19709  (Online Only)
Do you find yourself overwhelmed with life? Struggling to build and maintain relationships/friendships with healthy boundaries? No time for much-needed self care? Nowadays, it can feel like standing in quicksand struggling with anxiety and stress at times! Unfortunately we live in a society that frequently tells a person they "shouldn't" feel a certain way –even if it makes sense based on the circumstances. Why is emotional validation so hard to come by these days? I connect with my clients on a basic HUMAN level. Instead of focusing on the "shouldnts" of depression, anxiety, ETC, let's focus on the "why" and "how" to manage them.
Do you find yourself overwhelmed with life? Struggling to build and maintain relationships/friendships with healthy boundaries? No time for much-needed self care? Nowadays, it can feel like standing in quicksand struggling with anxiety and stress at times! Unfortunately we live in a society that frequently tells a person they "shouldn't" feel a certain way –even if it makes sense based on the circumstances. Why is emotional validation so hard to come by these days? I connect with my clients on a basic HUMAN level. Instead of focusing on the "shouldnts" of depression, anxiety, ETC, let's focus on the "why" and "how" to manage them.
(302) 204-2497 View (302) 204-2497
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Janice Dixon
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPCMH
Verified Verified
Middletown, DE 19709
Janice Dixon is a licensed clinician in the state of Delaware and Maryland. She obtained her master's degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Wilmington University and holds a bachelor's degree in Human Services from the University of Delaware. During her time as an undergraduate, Janice had the opportunity to serve as a student intern in the mental health field which sparked her interest in counseling and encouraged the pursuance of a graduate degree.
Janice Dixon is a licensed clinician in the state of Delaware and Maryland. She obtained her master's degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Wilmington University and holds a bachelor's degree in Human Services from the University of Delaware. During her time as an undergraduate, Janice had the opportunity to serve as a student intern in the mental health field which sparked her interest in counseling and encouraged the pursuance of a graduate degree.
(302) 445-9607 View (302) 445-9607
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Dawn Schatz
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, DVS
Verified Verified
2 Endorsed
Middletown, DE 19709
Not accepting new clients
Eye-opening, Challenging, Supportive, Life-changing: These are words clients have used to describe our therapy work together. Many of the individuals with whom I work are experiencing relationship difficulties, life transitions, feelings of anxiety and depression, previous trauma, and loss. I strive to help people gain increased awareness, learn to live more in the present, improve their relationships, and recognize the "shoulds" and other messages that are holding them back from experiencing a more fulfilling life. As a Gestalt-trained Therapist, I see "symptoms" as creative adjustments developed in response to difficult or invalidating environments and experiences.
Eye-opening, Challenging, Supportive, Life-changing: These are words clients have used to describe our therapy work together. Many of the individuals with whom I work are experiencing relationship difficulties, life transitions, feelings of anxiety and depression, previous trauma, and loss. I strive to help people gain increased awareness, learn to live more in the present, improve their relationships, and recognize the "shoulds" and other messages that are holding them back from experiencing a more fulfilling life. As a Gestalt-trained Therapist, I see "symptoms" as creative adjustments developed in response to difficult or invalidating environments and experiences.
(302) 966-9853 View (302) 966-9853
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Caitlin Adair
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPCMH
Verified Verified
Middletown, DE 19709  (Online Only)
Caitlin believes the relationship between client and counselor is the number one priority in the counseling process. Each individual therapeutic relationship is valued, and the challenges and various emotions experienced by clients are met with support and empathy. Caitlin’s approach to counseling is client-centered and combines strength-based, cognitive-behavioral, and solution-focused modalities to help individuals achieve their therapeutic goals. Working collaboratively with you to identify your strengths and tailoring therapeutic interventions to meet your specific needs are primary focuses of the counseling process.
Caitlin believes the relationship between client and counselor is the number one priority in the counseling process. Each individual therapeutic relationship is valued, and the challenges and various emotions experienced by clients are met with support and empathy. Caitlin’s approach to counseling is client-centered and combines strength-based, cognitive-behavioral, and solution-focused modalities to help individuals achieve their therapeutic goals. Working collaboratively with you to identify your strengths and tailoring therapeutic interventions to meet your specific needs are primary focuses of the counseling process.
(302) 664-7532 x1 View (302) 664-7532 x1
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Shawn Tabor
MA, NCC, LACMH
Verified Verified
Middletown, DE 19709
Waitlist for new clients
Hi everyone, As someone who has served and experienced life's challenges firsthand, I understand the struggles and trials individuals may face. in times of hardship, it is crucial to remember that healing is possible and resilience is a quality that can be learned and strengthened. I hope to use my experiences to offer guidance and help facilitate personal growth and understanding. Always remember, it's okay to seek out help and you're not alone
Hi everyone, As someone who has served and experienced life's challenges firsthand, I understand the struggles and trials individuals may face. in times of hardship, it is crucial to remember that healing is possible and resilience is a quality that can be learned and strengthened. I hope to use my experiences to offer guidance and help facilitate personal growth and understanding. Always remember, it's okay to seek out help and you're not alone
(302) 924-7554 View (302) 924-7554
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Tyler Kackley
Counselor, LPCMH
Verified Verified
Middletown, DE 19709
Tyler Kackley is a Licensed Professional Counselor of Mental Health in Delaware who has been practicing since 2019. He has a Bachelor's Degree in Psychology from the University of Delaware and a Master's Degree in Psychology from Fairleigh Dickinson University. Since graduation, Tyler has worked within the penal system, working with the disenfranchised and marginalized within the corrections setting. As such, his therapeutic experience includes managing grief with clients, personality disorders, anxiety, stress management, depression, and more.
Tyler Kackley is a Licensed Professional Counselor of Mental Health in Delaware who has been practicing since 2019. He has a Bachelor's Degree in Psychology from the University of Delaware and a Master's Degree in Psychology from Fairleigh Dickinson University. Since graduation, Tyler has worked within the penal system, working with the disenfranchised and marginalized within the corrections setting. As such, his therapeutic experience includes managing grief with clients, personality disorders, anxiety, stress management, depression, and more.
(302) 253-7347 View (302) 253-7347
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Jessica Mercier
Counselor, LCPC
Verified Verified
Middletown, DE 19709  (Online Only)
I am a professional psychotherapist welcoming all individuals who are seeking counseling for their first time, as well as those who have had counseling before. A key part of my clinical practice is to build rapport with my clients to assist them with feeling comfortable sharing what can be painful topics and issues. I believe that the therapeutic relationship is one of the most influential factors in assisting individuals to be successful in therapy and reach their goals. Focused to listen, empower you, and guide you to discover your purpose.
I am a professional psychotherapist welcoming all individuals who are seeking counseling for their first time, as well as those who have had counseling before. A key part of my clinical practice is to build rapport with my clients to assist them with feeling comfortable sharing what can be painful topics and issues. I believe that the therapeutic relationship is one of the most influential factors in assisting individuals to be successful in therapy and reach their goals. Focused to listen, empower you, and guide you to discover your purpose.
(302) 786-7412 View (302) 786-7412
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Debbie Zimm
Counselor, MS Ed, PD, LMHC, LPCMH, NCC
Verified Verified
Middletown, DE 19709
I am a Delaware State Licensed Professional Counselor of Mental Health (LPCMH), a NYS Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC), and a Nationally Certified Counselor (NCC) specializing in Women's Issues. My practice is focused on helping women of all ages improve self-esteem, assertiveness, relationship satisfaction, and stress management. I help women overcome the challenges of depression, anxiety, parenting, reproductive issues, divorce, post-traumatic stress, career demands, college counseling, life transitions, and body image issues.
I am a Delaware State Licensed Professional Counselor of Mental Health (LPCMH), a NYS Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC), and a Nationally Certified Counselor (NCC) specializing in Women's Issues. My practice is focused on helping women of all ages improve self-esteem, assertiveness, relationship satisfaction, and stress management. I help women overcome the challenges of depression, anxiety, parenting, reproductive issues, divorce, post-traumatic stress, career demands, college counseling, life transitions, and body image issues.
(302) 304-8054 View (302) 304-8054
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Briana Haut
Psychologist, PsyD
Verified Verified
Middletown, DE 19709  (Online Only)
Not accepting new clients
Do you feel stuck? Are you overwhelmed, frustrated, or disappointed in some aspect of your life, or struggling to find direction? Let us work together to overcome these obstacles and help you to become the best version of yourself. I believe in a positive, solution-focused approach to therapy that is driven by your unique experience and needs. I can give you the tools and support you need to be successful, realize your goals, and reach your full potential through self-exploration and discovery in a safe environment.
Do you feel stuck? Are you overwhelmed, frustrated, or disappointed in some aspect of your life, or struggling to find direction? Let us work together to overcome these obstacles and help you to become the best version of yourself. I believe in a positive, solution-focused approach to therapy that is driven by your unique experience and needs. I can give you the tools and support you need to be successful, realize your goals, and reach your full potential through self-exploration and discovery in a safe environment.
(302) 206-0854 View (302) 206-0854
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Jessica L Desrosiers
Psychologist, PsyD
Verified Verified
Middletown, DE 19709
Not accepting new clients
Are you tired of suffering? Do you need a safe space to process and let go of what no longer serves you? Are you a highly sensitive person, empath, individual awakening spiritually, and/or a lightworker? Do you need to develop new skills and heal old wounds? Are you ready to live in soulful presence by committing to your well-being and potential, stopping old patterns, being in the present moment, experiencing more joy, increasing your connection to something greater than yourself, listening to your inner wisdom, and connecting to your true self and soul-light?
Are you tired of suffering? Do you need a safe space to process and let go of what no longer serves you? Are you a highly sensitive person, empath, individual awakening spiritually, and/or a lightworker? Do you need to develop new skills and heal old wounds? Are you ready to live in soulful presence by committing to your well-being and potential, stopping old patterns, being in the present moment, experiencing more joy, increasing your connection to something greater than yourself, listening to your inner wisdom, and connecting to your true self and soul-light?
(443) 637-4926 View (443) 637-4926
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Anneka Dockery
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Middletown, DE 19709
Waitlist for new clients
Do you feel stuck, alone or lost within yourself or in your situation? These feelings can occur within your relationships, friendships, work relationship, family, etc. Sometimes feeling boxed in, pressured to be something you are not or having to meet others expectations can be overwhelming and frustrating. Its important to understand what you need for betterment of self, mind and body so you can live and share the best versions of yourself.Your story matters! Whether you are struggling with debilitating self doubt, indecisiveness or negative self worth, therapy is a safe place for exploring those parts of you.
Do you feel stuck, alone or lost within yourself or in your situation? These feelings can occur within your relationships, friendships, work relationship, family, etc. Sometimes feeling boxed in, pressured to be something you are not or having to meet others expectations can be overwhelming and frustrating. Its important to understand what you need for betterment of self, mind and body so you can live and share the best versions of yourself.Your story matters! Whether you are struggling with debilitating self doubt, indecisiveness or negative self worth, therapy is a safe place for exploring those parts of you.
(302) 206-9258 View (302) 206-9258
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Christina Watlington
Psychologist, PhD
Verified Verified
Middletown, DE 19709  (Online Only)
Hello! Congratulations on taking the first step toward a better quality of life. Getting help for depression, anxiety or any other psychological concern is a big step and I am excited to support you on your journey. My areas of particular interest and training include depression, anxiety, trauma recovery, mindfulness, race-based stress, and women's issues.
Hello! Congratulations on taking the first step toward a better quality of life. Getting help for depression, anxiety or any other psychological concern is a big step and I am excited to support you on your journey. My areas of particular interest and training include depression, anxiety, trauma recovery, mindfulness, race-based stress, and women's issues.
(302) 206-8432 View (302) 206-8432
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Julianna Greene The Truth Is... Llc
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, LMSW, MPA, MRE
Verified Verified
Middletown, DE 19709  (Online Only)
Making the decision to participate in therapy is a huge step and great beginning to improving your daily life skills and functioning. I am available to support and guide your efforts in moving forward with transforming your life and making the necessary changes that will propel you to a better emotional space. https://www.facebook.com/JMARIELCSW. https://providers.therapyforblackgirls.com/listing/julianna-greene-lcsw/ https://open.spotify.com/show/0iDPHJx09UZW5TCHWbGk48 https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/whats-that-about/id1562056075
Making the decision to participate in therapy is a huge step and great beginning to improving your daily life skills and functioning. I am available to support and guide your efforts in moving forward with transforming your life and making the necessary changes that will propel you to a better emotional space. https://www.facebook.com/JMARIELCSW. https://providers.therapyforblackgirls.com/listing/julianna-greene-lcsw/ https://open.spotify.com/show/0iDPHJx09UZW5TCHWbGk48 https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/whats-that-about/id1562056075
(914) 335-3504 View (914) 335-3504
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Ashley Lo Sapio
Psychologist, Psy D
Verified Verified
Middletown, DE 19709
Please contact me via email. I do not check my voicemail regularly. I am currently offering both telehealth and in person sessions. Entering therapy can be a daunting process. However, the fact that you are searching for a psychologist today is a powerful and important first step towards making positive changes in your life. I believe that therapy is most effective when provided in a warm, empathetic environment with an authentic psychologist.
Please contact me via email. I do not check my voicemail regularly. I am currently offering both telehealth and in person sessions. Entering therapy can be a daunting process. However, the fact that you are searching for a psychologist today is a powerful and important first step towards making positive changes in your life. I believe that therapy is most effective when provided in a warm, empathetic environment with an authentic psychologist.
(302) 314-1128 View (302) 314-1128
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Colleen Mcginnis
Psychologist, PsyD
Verified Verified
Middletown, DE 19709
I am a holistically minded clinical psychologist who has worked in a variety of settings helping people to heal from mood and anxiety disorders, struggling relationships, substance abuse, eating disorders, grief and loss, ineffectual life choices, and trauma of various origins. With deep appreciation for the importance of relationships, I work with couples to improve communication, reduce stress and resentment, and recover joy. My approach is collaborative, as I believe that all individuals hold the seeds to their own healing and growth. I incorporate aspects of Mindfulness, biocognitive-behavioral approaches, Systems Theory, and Energy Psychology, guiding others to increasing personal awareness.
I am a holistically minded clinical psychologist who has worked in a variety of settings helping people to heal from mood and anxiety disorders, struggling relationships, substance abuse, eating disorders, grief and loss, ineffectual life choices, and trauma of various origins. With deep appreciation for the importance of relationships, I work with couples to improve communication, reduce stress and resentment, and recover joy. My approach is collaborative, as I believe that all individuals hold the seeds to their own healing and growth. I incorporate aspects of Mindfulness, biocognitive-behavioral approaches, Systems Theory, and Energy Psychology, guiding others to increasing personal awareness.
(302) 339-8093 View (302) 339-8093

How does your Therapist compare?

Number of Therapists in 19709

100+

Average cost per session

$132

Therapists in 19709 who prioritize treating:

91% Depression
91% Anxiety
76% Trauma and PTSD
70% Relationship Issues
67% Self Esteem
63% Coping Skills
63% Stress

Average years in practice

10 Years

Top 3 insurances accepted

84% BlueCross and BlueShield
81% Aetna
72% Highmark

How Therapists in 19709 see their clients

63% In Person and Online
37% Online Only

Gender breakdown

84% Female
16% Male

FAQs - About Therapy and Counseling

How can I find a therapist in 19709?

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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.