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Photo of Lindsay Harvey, Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor in 21030, MD
Lindsay Harvey
Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor, LCPC, MA
Verified
2 Endorsed
Hunt Valley, MD 21030
We Are Now Accepting New Clients!- Welcome! Here's to taking the time to seek out something to benefit you today. The fact that you are here, regardless of whether or not you choose to begin, continue, or pause your therapy journey already informs us greatly about your strengths. Finding someone you trust to begin sharing your story with may seem like an overwhelming task in the midst of an already overwhelming situation. You have likely long ago developed a series of creative 'coping' skills, whether truly helpful or not, to pull you through what you have already survived. Maybe they're not working as well as they used to anymore.
We Are Now Accepting New Clients!- Welcome! Here's to taking the time to seek out something to benefit you today. The fact that you are here, regardless of whether or not you choose to begin, continue, or pause your therapy journey already informs us greatly about your strengths. Finding someone you trust to begin sharing your story with may seem like an overwhelming task in the midst of an already overwhelming situation. You have likely long ago developed a series of creative 'coping' skills, whether truly helpful or not, to pull you through what you have already survived. Maybe they're not working as well as they used to anymore.
(443) 578-3591 View (443) 578-3591
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Trevor McKay
Counselor, MA, LGPC
Verified
Cockeysville, MD 21030
My focus within therapy is to connect to each client through a client-centered, mindfulness, and strengths-based approach. My own strength of authenticity will help to build solid therapeutic relationships between you and your family. All of my work comes from a culturally humble relational-cultural therapy perspective with a trauma-informed framework. It is most important that each client within the therapy space is heard and cherished for their differences and strengths. Throughout each session is a collaborative and supportive environment that aims to empower clients throughout their mental health journey.
My focus within therapy is to connect to each client through a client-centered, mindfulness, and strengths-based approach. My own strength of authenticity will help to build solid therapeutic relationships between you and your family. All of my work comes from a culturally humble relational-cultural therapy perspective with a trauma-informed framework. It is most important that each client within the therapy space is heard and cherished for their differences and strengths. Throughout each session is a collaborative and supportive environment that aims to empower clients throughout their mental health journey.
(410) 457-9652 View (410) 457-9652
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Tina Baublitz
Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor, MA, LCPC, NCC, BCPCC
Verified
3 Endorsed
Hunt Valley, MD 21030  (Online Only)
Please Email me for Appointment Inquiries. Today is the day that together we discover peace, direction, and solutions to life's challenges. Are you feeling worried, sad, or discouraged? Then you are at the right place for whatever situation you are experiencing. Some of my specialties include: helping individuals discover why they ARE good enough when they have low self-worth; helping hurting and confused couples navigate through their relationship difficulties; helping clients discover freedom from a constant state of dread and helplessness; and guiding those who are struggling with spiritual issues/growth find direction.
Please Email me for Appointment Inquiries. Today is the day that together we discover peace, direction, and solutions to life's challenges. Are you feeling worried, sad, or discouraged? Then you are at the right place for whatever situation you are experiencing. Some of my specialties include: helping individuals discover why they ARE good enough when they have low self-worth; helping hurting and confused couples navigate through their relationship difficulties; helping clients discover freedom from a constant state of dread and helplessness; and guiding those who are struggling with spiritual issues/growth find direction.
(410) 983-6579 View (410) 983-6579
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Jennifer H Sober
Marriage & Family Therapist, MS, LCMFT, LCPC
Verified
Cockeysville, MD 21030
Are you unhappy or feeling stuck in a situation that you want to change? There is hope. I help individuals, couples, and families get out of stuck places, heal from places of hurt, and move toward where they want to be in their life. I work to provide my clients a safe and confidential environment for change. For couples, I also offer premarital counseling and counseling for the transition to parenthood, because these are important milestones that can set the tone for the rest of your lives together.
Are you unhappy or feeling stuck in a situation that you want to change? There is hope. I help individuals, couples, and families get out of stuck places, heal from places of hurt, and move toward where they want to be in their life. I work to provide my clients a safe and confidential environment for change. For couples, I also offer premarital counseling and counseling for the transition to parenthood, because these are important milestones that can set the tone for the rest of your lives together.
(410) 449-0997 View (410) 449-0997
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Brandon Brumskill
Counselor, MS, LCPC
Verified
Cockeysville, MD 21030  (Online Only)
In my practice, my utmost priority is to cultivate a peaceful and receptive environment where open communication can thrive. My clinical experience includes work with adolescents and adults who have a psychosocial history involving a variety of issues such as depression, anxiety, trauma, schizophrenia, ADHD, bipolar disorder, and life transitions. In sessions, my primary therapeutic modalities include Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Motivational Interviewing, and Mindfulness.
In my practice, my utmost priority is to cultivate a peaceful and receptive environment where open communication can thrive. My clinical experience includes work with adolescents and adults who have a psychosocial history involving a variety of issues such as depression, anxiety, trauma, schizophrenia, ADHD, bipolar disorder, and life transitions. In sessions, my primary therapeutic modalities include Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Motivational Interviewing, and Mindfulness.
(410) 936-5913 View (410) 936-5913
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Fern Cohen
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LMSW, CAS
Verified
1 Endorsed
Cockeysville, MD 21030
With a vibrant spirit and dedication to lifelong learning, I earned dual Master's degrees in Social Work and Jewish Studies from the University of Maryland School of Social Work in 1991, also completing the esteemed Baltimore Institute of Jewish Communal Service program.Over the years, I've joyfully contributed to various nonprofit organizations as an educator, community organizer, and social worker. Alongside my loving husband, we've raised three wonderful children, now thriving young adults.
With a vibrant spirit and dedication to lifelong learning, I earned dual Master's degrees in Social Work and Jewish Studies from the University of Maryland School of Social Work in 1991, also completing the esteemed Baltimore Institute of Jewish Communal Service program.Over the years, I've joyfully contributed to various nonprofit organizations as an educator, community organizer, and social worker. Alongside my loving husband, we've raised three wonderful children, now thriving young adults.
(410) 498-6355 View (410) 498-6355
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Kate Sollitto
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW-C, CTMH
Verified
Cockeysville, MD 21030
I approach mental health with the perspective that all parts of a person impacts the lens through which they view the world. I enjoy pulling from a variety of treatment modalities but do not necessarily use one specific approach and my clients will be interested in doing the same, along with examining how their lifestyle & behavior may connect to their mental health. I understand how nutrition, life stressors, life experiences, and personal values all inform mental health symptoms. I would be a good fit for someone who wants to explore their true self and work on therapy goals between sessions.
I approach mental health with the perspective that all parts of a person impacts the lens through which they view the world. I enjoy pulling from a variety of treatment modalities but do not necessarily use one specific approach and my clients will be interested in doing the same, along with examining how their lifestyle & behavior may connect to their mental health. I understand how nutrition, life stressors, life experiences, and personal values all inform mental health symptoms. I would be a good fit for someone who wants to explore their true self and work on therapy goals between sessions.
(443) 227-4283 View (443) 227-4283
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Jennah Kuhn
Counselor, LCPC, NCC, CAS
Verified
1 Endorsed
Cockeysville, MD 21030  (Online Only)
My goal is to help you become your best self through making effective life changes that lead to satisfaction and a healthy well-being.Through a person centered approach, I help my clients navigate challenges and crises of life. In those difficult times it is hard to be objective and make the best decisions for ourselves and others. It is my priority to provide a nonjudgmental, safe environment where you feel heard and understood.
My goal is to help you become your best self through making effective life changes that lead to satisfaction and a healthy well-being.Through a person centered approach, I help my clients navigate challenges and crises of life. In those difficult times it is hard to be objective and make the best decisions for ourselves and others. It is my priority to provide a nonjudgmental, safe environment where you feel heard and understood.
(410) 421-7620 View (410) 421-7620
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Dean Robert Kirschner
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, PhD, LCSW-C
Verified
Cockeysville, MD 21030
In 1987, I started the Life Mastery Center to help people in their journey to find happiness and fulfillment in life. Life is undoubtedly stressful and can bring about feelings of depression and anxiety. These feelings can affect relationships at home, at work, at school. I believe that through the positive therapeutic process, one can get unstuck from negative habits, negative barriers, negative mindsets. The positive therapeutic process helps to identify the problems and build positive life skills that will lead to a happier, healthier, fulfilling life.
In 1987, I started the Life Mastery Center to help people in their journey to find happiness and fulfillment in life. Life is undoubtedly stressful and can bring about feelings of depression and anxiety. These feelings can affect relationships at home, at work, at school. I believe that through the positive therapeutic process, one can get unstuck from negative habits, negative barriers, negative mindsets. The positive therapeutic process helps to identify the problems and build positive life skills that will lead to a happier, healthier, fulfilling life.
(410) 403-0807 View (410) 403-0807
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Barbara Ann Bradshaw (Grief Loss)
Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor, MA, LCPC
Verified
1 Endorsed
Cockeysville, MD 21030
I am a licensed professional counselor (LCPC) with expert training in death and dying, grief and loss. If you are experiencing any kind of reaction, or lack of one, to a loss in your life, I would like to walk with you on that journey. In our lives, we grieve many different kinds of losses, not just the death of a loved one. I am also trained to work with those that are dying, and/or those experiencing end of life issues of a loved one. I am licensed in Maryland, Pennsylvania and Delaware.
I am a licensed professional counselor (LCPC) with expert training in death and dying, grief and loss. If you are experiencing any kind of reaction, or lack of one, to a loss in your life, I would like to walk with you on that journey. In our lives, we grieve many different kinds of losses, not just the death of a loved one. I am also trained to work with those that are dying, and/or those experiencing end of life issues of a loved one. I am licensed in Maryland, Pennsylvania and Delaware.
(443) 998-8931 View (443) 998-8931
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Erica Fernandez
Counselor, LGPC, NCC
Verified
Cockeysville, MD 21030
As a counselor I strive to see individuals as their unique selves and to support each person in finding and creating new habits to fulfill their needs. I am intentional about fostering an authentic therapeutic experience to best serve you in your journey of personal growth and development. And believe it - you are ready. You no longer have to suffer through debilitating emotions and thoughts - your new focal point can finally be on what you want from life. I create an uplifting and safe space by validating clients on many topics such as race, ethnicity, culture, gender, sexual orientation, as well as family and societal factors.
As a counselor I strive to see individuals as their unique selves and to support each person in finding and creating new habits to fulfill their needs. I am intentional about fostering an authentic therapeutic experience to best serve you in your journey of personal growth and development. And believe it - you are ready. You no longer have to suffer through debilitating emotions and thoughts - your new focal point can finally be on what you want from life. I create an uplifting and safe space by validating clients on many topics such as race, ethnicity, culture, gender, sexual orientation, as well as family and societal factors.
(443) 218-9773 View (443) 218-9773
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Maria Hudson
Counselor, LGPC, NCC
Verified
Cockeysville, MD 21030
Begin your journey towards personal growth and happiness with me, a Licensed Graduate Professional Counselor with a strong educational background. I hold a Bachelor's degree in Education and a Master's degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling, equipping me with the skills and knowledge to help individuals transform their lives and achieve emotional well-being. I am dedicated to guiding you in making lasting changes that lead to healthier habits, stronger relationships, and overcoming challenges that hold you back.
Begin your journey towards personal growth and happiness with me, a Licensed Graduate Professional Counselor with a strong educational background. I hold a Bachelor's degree in Education and a Master's degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling, equipping me with the skills and knowledge to help individuals transform their lives and achieve emotional well-being. I am dedicated to guiding you in making lasting changes that lead to healthier habits, stronger relationships, and overcoming challenges that hold you back.
(410) 639-3642 View (410) 639-3642
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Kelly Vahey
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW-C, MSW
Verified
1 Endorsed
Cockeysville, MD 21030
Waitlist for new clients
Sometimes we just feel stuck: stuck in the past, in a bad relationship, or not able to make a decision. This could have its origins in a childhood trauma or a series of events that chipped away at self esteem over a long period of time. I assist clients in reprocessing past events to perceive them in a less threatening or emotionally painful way. I believe that we already have the solutions to all our problems, but sometimes they are buried deeply. I am willing to be honest as well supportive while helping clients reveal the answers within themselves.
Sometimes we just feel stuck: stuck in the past, in a bad relationship, or not able to make a decision. This could have its origins in a childhood trauma or a series of events that chipped away at self esteem over a long period of time. I assist clients in reprocessing past events to perceive them in a less threatening or emotionally painful way. I believe that we already have the solutions to all our problems, but sometimes they are buried deeply. I am willing to be honest as well supportive while helping clients reveal the answers within themselves.
(410) 782-3949 View (410) 782-3949
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Erin R Birely
Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor, LCPC
Verified
6 Endorsed
Cockeysville, MD 21030
I believe therapy is a tool that can be used by everyone to help make life more manageable. When we feel our life is out of control or we're unable to manage it, we may go to extremes to try and regain control. Most of the methods we turn to in these situations may seem to help in the beginning, but more often than not they end up hurting us in the long run. I believe this is where therapy can help to find healthy and productive ways to gain a sense of confidence and capability to handle struggles.
I believe therapy is a tool that can be used by everyone to help make life more manageable. When we feel our life is out of control or we're unable to manage it, we may go to extremes to try and regain control. Most of the methods we turn to in these situations may seem to help in the beginning, but more often than not they end up hurting us in the long run. I believe this is where therapy can help to find healthy and productive ways to gain a sense of confidence and capability to handle struggles.
(410) 753-2532 View (410) 753-2532
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Katie C Lumaro
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW-C
Verified
Cockeysville, MD 21030  (Online Only)
Virtual appts available now! Seeking therapy does not have to start when you are feeling your worst. Therapy helps maintain a level of functioning to continue on your road to success. However, if you are in a place where you feel hopeless, you've already taken a huge step in your recovery. It is not easy to ask for help. I strive to provide a professional, non-judgmental, safe space for you to work through your smallest and biggest of problems. I also provide empathy and understanding, as I appreciate each person's unique story and believe everyone deserves to have their voice be heard. Please email: Katie@infinitycounseling.net
Virtual appts available now! Seeking therapy does not have to start when you are feeling your worst. Therapy helps maintain a level of functioning to continue on your road to success. However, if you are in a place where you feel hopeless, you've already taken a huge step in your recovery. It is not easy to ask for help. I strive to provide a professional, non-judgmental, safe space for you to work through your smallest and biggest of problems. I also provide empathy and understanding, as I appreciate each person's unique story and believe everyone deserves to have their voice be heard. Please email: Katie@infinitycounseling.net
(410) 983-6309 View (410) 983-6309
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Carol A. Levine
Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor, MS, LCPC, LLC
Verified
1 Endorsed
Hunt Valley, MD 21030  (Online Only)
Are you anxious in relationships? Do you fear disapproval and/or lack motivation? I get it! I enjoy facilitating client change by first identifying the fixed thoughts and assumptions that interfere with fulfillment. Life is challenging, and what we say to ourselves can make coping difficult. Childhood experiences powerfully impact our self-statements, so you won't leave our sessions without exploring your youth - - who loved you, who didn't, and how you now cope and react. Finding personal meaning is also so important! My approaches are tailored to meet the unique needs of the individual or couple, as collaboration is essential.
Are you anxious in relationships? Do you fear disapproval and/or lack motivation? I get it! I enjoy facilitating client change by first identifying the fixed thoughts and assumptions that interfere with fulfillment. Life is challenging, and what we say to ourselves can make coping difficult. Childhood experiences powerfully impact our self-statements, so you won't leave our sessions without exploring your youth - - who loved you, who didn't, and how you now cope and react. Finding personal meaning is also so important! My approaches are tailored to meet the unique needs of the individual or couple, as collaboration is essential.
(240) 821-5116 View (240) 821-5116
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Lighted Path Counseling Center, LLC
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW-C, ITR-TTS
Verified
1 Endorsed
Cockeysville, MD 21030
Are you struggling with issues related to trauma, depression, grief, anxiety, or major life changes? There comes a time when we need some help from a certified professional to help cope with many of life's challenges. I'm a licensed Therapist in Cockeysville, MD. I'd love to help you on your journey toward healing and self-discovery. Life can be overwhelming and sometimes even exhausting, but I'm here to guide you through any obstacles you may face. My goal is to help you understand yourself more deeply and better cope with change.
Are you struggling with issues related to trauma, depression, grief, anxiety, or major life changes? There comes a time when we need some help from a certified professional to help cope with many of life's challenges. I'm a licensed Therapist in Cockeysville, MD. I'd love to help you on your journey toward healing and self-discovery. Life can be overwhelming and sometimes even exhausting, but I'm here to guide you through any obstacles you may face. My goal is to help you understand yourself more deeply and better cope with change.
(443) 785-2780 View (443) 785-2780
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Hannah Jones
Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor, LCPC, CCFP, ADHD-, CCSP
Verified
Cockeysville, MD 21030
As a Certified Compassion Fatigue Professional, I am dedicated to providing an empathetic, reflective, and compassionate approach to therapy.
As a Certified Compassion Fatigue Professional, I am dedicated to providing an empathetic, reflective, and compassionate approach to therapy.
(410) 927-1182 View (410) 927-1182
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Danielle C. Hickman
Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor, MS, LCPC, NCC
Verified
Cockeysville, MD 21030
Not accepting new clients
I AM NOT ACCEPTING NEW CLIENTS AT THIS TIME. Making the decision to find a therapist is the first of many steps that you will make in the journey of renewal and restoration. Research has proven that the therapeutic relationship is the cornerstone of the therapeutic process. My aim is to develop a caring, trusting, non-judgmental and authentic therapeutic relationship with all of my clients. This relationship along with evidenced based treatment interventions provide a strong foundation for success. I subscribe to the belief that everything you need to make positive long lasting change is already inside of you.
I AM NOT ACCEPTING NEW CLIENTS AT THIS TIME. Making the decision to find a therapist is the first of many steps that you will make in the journey of renewal and restoration. Research has proven that the therapeutic relationship is the cornerstone of the therapeutic process. My aim is to develop a caring, trusting, non-judgmental and authentic therapeutic relationship with all of my clients. This relationship along with evidenced based treatment interventions provide a strong foundation for success. I subscribe to the belief that everything you need to make positive long lasting change is already inside of you.
(443) 318-7991 View (443) 318-7991
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Sheri Stiltz
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW-C
Verified
4 Endorsed
Cockeysville, MD 21030
I am committed to helping my clients transform their lives from engaging in unconscious self-sabotage to mindfully living their dreams. My clients have struggled under the weight of low self-esteem, anxiety, depression, and compulsive behaviors. They include individuals, couples, and families with issues of personal potential, boundaries, relationships, and parenting. I have developed expertise in treating codependency and have a growing professional clientele who are interested in increasing their performance while maintaining balance in other areas of life.
I am committed to helping my clients transform their lives from engaging in unconscious self-sabotage to mindfully living their dreams. My clients have struggled under the weight of low self-esteem, anxiety, depression, and compulsive behaviors. They include individuals, couples, and families with issues of personal potential, boundaries, relationships, and parenting. I have developed expertise in treating codependency and have a growing professional clientele who are interested in increasing their performance while maintaining balance in other areas of life.
(410) 648-4409 View (410) 648-4409

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Number of Therapists in 21030

100+

Average cost per session

$145

Therapists in 21030 who prioritize treating:

95% Anxiety
94% Depression
80% Relationship Issues
79% Coping Skills
76% Self Esteem
71% Trauma and PTSD
71% Stress

Average years in practice

12 Years

Top 3 insurances accepted

84% BlueCross and BlueShield
77% Cigna and Evernorth
77% CareFirst

How Therapists in 21030 see their clients

81% In Person and Online
19% Online Only

Gender breakdown

83% Female
16% Male
1% Non-Binary

FAQs - About Therapy and Counseling

How can I find a therapist in 21030?

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

What type of therapy is right for me?

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

How much does therapy cost?

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

What are more affordable or low cost therapy solutions?

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

Is online therapy cheaper than in-person therapy?

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

Is online therapy a good option?

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

Are therapy sessions confidential?

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