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Lakeside Counseling and Wellness Center
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified Verified
Port Orange, FL 32129
You may be at a point in your life where the problems are easy to see but the solutions are hard to find. If so, we are ready to help. We can help you feel better, happier and clearer quickly. Our team of 13 highly skilled therapists have many years of experience assisting people when they just don't know where else to turn. We serve ages 5-105, for individual, couples or family counseling. We are passionate about helping you create happiness and peace in your life, and we will focus on your goals and help you achieve them.
You may be at a point in your life where the problems are easy to see but the solutions are hard to find. If so, we are ready to help. We can help you feel better, happier and clearer quickly. Our team of 13 highly skilled therapists have many years of experience assisting people when they just don't know where else to turn. We serve ages 5-105, for individual, couples or family counseling. We are passionate about helping you create happiness and peace in your life, and we will focus on your goals and help you achieve them.
(386) 200-4271 View (386) 200-4271
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Zoe Lyon-Goldman
Pre-Licensed Professional, RCSWI
Verified Verified
Port Orange, FL 32129
Whether you are seeking assistance to deal with a loss, cope with specific life stressors, or want to heal from your past and grow into your future, my mission and passion are to help you navigate the process. So often, we find ourselves caught up in conflicting thoughts and 'getting in our own way.' Our work together will offer the potential for guidance and support to assist you in learning the benefit of mindfulness. This can result in becoming more centered and grounded within yourself. Ultimately you deserve inner peace to establish emotional and mental wellness.
Whether you are seeking assistance to deal with a loss, cope with specific life stressors, or want to heal from your past and grow into your future, my mission and passion are to help you navigate the process. So often, we find ourselves caught up in conflicting thoughts and 'getting in our own way.' Our work together will offer the potential for guidance and support to assist you in learning the benefit of mindfulness. This can result in becoming more centered and grounded within yourself. Ultimately you deserve inner peace to establish emotional and mental wellness.
(386) 284-3581 View (386) 284-3581
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Vernicia John-Lewis
Registered Mental Health Counselor Intern, MS, RMHCI
Verified Verified
3 Endorsed
Port Orange, FL 32129
Accepting New Clients! Greetings! I'm Vernicia John-Lewis, RMHCI. I am excited to meet and embark on this journey with you. Congratulations in advance on taking this huge step in your healing process. I believe in working in partnership with my clients to maximize their current strengths, help sort their challenges and achieve their goals, while understanding that the clients are the experts of their lives. When you experience trauma or life stressors, it is normal to believe that your life goes downhill or to believe as if everything is falling apart rapidly.
Accepting New Clients! Greetings! I'm Vernicia John-Lewis, RMHCI. I am excited to meet and embark on this journey with you. Congratulations in advance on taking this huge step in your healing process. I believe in working in partnership with my clients to maximize their current strengths, help sort their challenges and achieve their goals, while understanding that the clients are the experts of their lives. When you experience trauma or life stressors, it is normal to believe that your life goes downhill or to believe as if everything is falling apart rapidly.
(386) 384-9609 View (386) 384-9609
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Sarah Mullinax
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified Verified
3 Endorsed
Port Orange, FL 32129  (Online Only)
As a new mother, you're likely feeling overwhelmed, like you're carrying the weight of the world on your shoulders, and worried you may never feel "normal again". You might feel like you've lost yourself in juggling the needs of everyone else while struggling to care for yourself. After a lifetime of striving for success and always being what people need you to be, you may feel like you're not quite measuring up to your own expectations and the ways you used to cope just aren't working like they used to. You want to feel better and be the mom you want to be free of guilt and shame you've been carrying. I get it! I've been there too
As a new mother, you're likely feeling overwhelmed, like you're carrying the weight of the world on your shoulders, and worried you may never feel "normal again". You might feel like you've lost yourself in juggling the needs of everyone else while struggling to care for yourself. After a lifetime of striving for success and always being what people need you to be, you may feel like you're not quite measuring up to your own expectations and the ways you used to cope just aren't working like they used to. You want to feel better and be the mom you want to be free of guilt and shame you've been carrying. I get it! I've been there too
(407) 972-0423 View (407) 972-0423
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Dr. Seneka R Gainer
Marriage & Family Therapist, PhD, LMFT, LPC, NCC
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Port Orange, FL 32129  (Online Only)
Welcome to a space where your journey matters. Life's complexities can cast shadows on relationships, family, and career. Whether it's the weight of depression, anxiety, or the pull of uncertainties, know you're not alone. I'm here to guide you through these challenges. Embracing a holistic approach, I'll help you unearth strengths, foster resilience, and rekindle hope. Together, we'll navigate the intricacies of your experiences, paving the way for positive transformation.
Welcome to a space where your journey matters. Life's complexities can cast shadows on relationships, family, and career. Whether it's the weight of depression, anxiety, or the pull of uncertainties, know you're not alone. I'm here to guide you through these challenges. Embracing a holistic approach, I'll help you unearth strengths, foster resilience, and rekindle hope. Together, we'll navigate the intricacies of your experiences, paving the way for positive transformation.
(386) 260-2805 View (386) 260-2805
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Calvin H Gittner
Marriage & Family Therapist Intern, RMHI, DMin
Verified Verified
Port Orange, FL 32129
I seek to view all my clients through a "Family Systems" lens; helping them to better understand their unique story and context. Focusing on issues of communication, reconciliation, healing after affairs and trauma within marriages, intimate relationships, families, children, generation adjustments and life transitions.
I seek to view all my clients through a "Family Systems" lens; helping them to better understand their unique story and context. Focusing on issues of communication, reconciliation, healing after affairs and trauma within marriages, intimate relationships, families, children, generation adjustments and life transitions.
(386) 666-3621 View (386) 666-3621
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Michelle Protko
Counselor, MS, LMHC, NCC
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Port Orange, FL 32129
I am here to help foster hope on your journey. My goal is to create a respectful and enriching environment that can help you or your family to improve insight, communication, or identify positive coping skills to meet life's challenges. I am a client-centered counselor who believes a non-judgmental environment helps to set the stage for healing and empowerment. Whether that's navigating current life stressors and transitions, anxiety, depression, trauma, grief, parenting, or relationships.
I am here to help foster hope on your journey. My goal is to create a respectful and enriching environment that can help you or your family to improve insight, communication, or identify positive coping skills to meet life's challenges. I am a client-centered counselor who believes a non-judgmental environment helps to set the stage for healing and empowerment. Whether that's navigating current life stressors and transitions, anxiety, depression, trauma, grief, parenting, or relationships.
(386) 232-9679 View (386) 232-9679
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Rebecca Weidler- Integrated Journey Llc
Licensed Professional Counselor, LBS, LCMHC, LPC
Verified Verified
Port Orange, FL 32129  (Online Only)
Facing & accepting experiences in life is a process that is often challenging & requires time & an emotional & mental investment. It is also an empowering journey that promises healing and growth to those who choose to engage in an evidence-based, facilitated approach from the effects of trauma &/or developmental impairments. I combine elements of social skills training, psychoeducational & psychodynamic techniques, & emphasize support.
Facing & accepting experiences in life is a process that is often challenging & requires time & an emotional & mental investment. It is also an empowering journey that promises healing and growth to those who choose to engage in an evidence-based, facilitated approach from the effects of trauma &/or developmental impairments. I combine elements of social skills training, psychoeducational & psychodynamic techniques, & emphasize support.
(386) 272-7931 View (386) 272-7931
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Brittney Murray
Psychologist, PsyD
Verified Verified
Port Orange, FL 32129
Has life hit you hard and left you hurting? Are you ready to dive into the complex intricacies of life that have you feeling defeated and disconnected? Navigating life’s changes can leave us overwhelmed and discouraged and may turn you into a person you no longer recognize. We all need someone in our lives to help guide us on our paths of self-discovery and to embrace the change and growth that accompany such a journey. Allow me to help guide you so that I may empower you to embrace yourself as you are and celebrate yourself as you long to be.
Has life hit you hard and left you hurting? Are you ready to dive into the complex intricacies of life that have you feeling defeated and disconnected? Navigating life’s changes can leave us overwhelmed and discouraged and may turn you into a person you no longer recognize. We all need someone in our lives to help guide us on our paths of self-discovery and to embrace the change and growth that accompany such a journey. Allow me to help guide you so that I may empower you to embrace yourself as you are and celebrate yourself as you long to be.
(386) 388-7569 View (386) 388-7569
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Lakeside Counseling and Wellness Center
Counselor, LMHC
Verified Verified
Port Orange, FL 32129  (Online Only)
I take pride in providing a safe, vulnerable and comfortable place to sort through my patients’ history and help them to learn how to walk the path of life that brings them back to joy. I believe healing and growth require a combination of empathy, thought reconstruction, as well as clear and thoughtful goals. My role is to help each client reach their goals and to feel validated while doing so. I am currently only accepting virutal tele-health sessions. I have a variety of available session slots- including weekends. Feel free to reach out to my office to get in touch!
I take pride in providing a safe, vulnerable and comfortable place to sort through my patients’ history and help them to learn how to walk the path of life that brings them back to joy. I believe healing and growth require a combination of empathy, thought reconstruction, as well as clear and thoughtful goals. My role is to help each client reach their goals and to feel validated while doing so. I am currently only accepting virutal tele-health sessions. I have a variety of available session slots- including weekends. Feel free to reach out to my office to get in touch!
(386) 559-6700 View (386) 559-6700
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Kristian Wilson
Counselor, LMHC
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Port Orange, FL 32129
Kristian received her Bachelor's degree at the University of North Florida followed by her Masters at Webster University. She engages others by building a rapport while also assisting her families to achieve set goals. She works with individuals ages 5-100, families, adolescents, drug addiction and parents who need guidance. Some specialty skills include problem-solving, communication, coping skills, and relaxation exercises for anxiety. Kristian focuses on the improvement, the quality of life of individuals and families by compassionately serving their mental health, addiction, special education, and community support needs.
Kristian received her Bachelor's degree at the University of North Florida followed by her Masters at Webster University. She engages others by building a rapport while also assisting her families to achieve set goals. She works with individuals ages 5-100, families, adolescents, drug addiction and parents who need guidance. Some specialty skills include problem-solving, communication, coping skills, and relaxation exercises for anxiety. Kristian focuses on the improvement, the quality of life of individuals and families by compassionately serving their mental health, addiction, special education, and community support needs.
(321) 414-8158 View (321) 414-8158
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The Wellspring Mental Health Group
Counselor, LMHC, LMFT, LCSW, RMHCI
Verified Verified
Port Orange, FL 32129
The Wellspring Mental Health Group, Inc. was created to offer affordable, yet excellent, mental health care for our community. Our sliding fee scale was designed with your needs in mind. At Wellspring New Smyrna Beach and Wellspring Port Orange, our counselors can work with you to make counseling effective for you. After all, therapy is designed to help you overcome any obstacle. Our mission is to provide personalized mental health care to everyone who seeks it and to restore hope to those who have lost it. Let us help you rediscover the power of hope within you.
The Wellspring Mental Health Group, Inc. was created to offer affordable, yet excellent, mental health care for our community. Our sliding fee scale was designed with your needs in mind. At Wellspring New Smyrna Beach and Wellspring Port Orange, our counselors can work with you to make counseling effective for you. After all, therapy is designed to help you overcome any obstacle. Our mission is to provide personalized mental health care to everyone who seeks it and to restore hope to those who have lost it. Let us help you rediscover the power of hope within you.
(386) 204-3984 View (386) 204-3984
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Winona Squires
Marriage & Family Therapist, MS, LMFT, QS
Verified Verified
10 Endorsed
Port Orange, FL 32129
Entering therapy is similar to summoning the courage to open an over-flowing closet that has been long ignored. Though daunting, with the right tools and an understanding guide, the task can become a manageable and rewarding experience. As your guide, I can help you shine a light on emotions, experiences, and relationships that you may be afraid to touch due to fear, shame, or uncertainty of how to process them. By utilizing an integrative approach, I help my clients assess and move through their emotional experiences while also applying new skills to help them reach their innermost personal goals.
Entering therapy is similar to summoning the courage to open an over-flowing closet that has been long ignored. Though daunting, with the right tools and an understanding guide, the task can become a manageable and rewarding experience. As your guide, I can help you shine a light on emotions, experiences, and relationships that you may be afraid to touch due to fear, shame, or uncertainty of how to process them. By utilizing an integrative approach, I help my clients assess and move through their emotional experiences while also applying new skills to help them reach their innermost personal goals.
(386) 957-1205 View (386) 957-1205
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Madelin Taveras
Counselor, LCMHC
Verified Verified
Port Orange, FL 32129
Hi! I am Madelin Taveras, LMHC. I'm a Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC) in the state of Florida. Received a bachelor’s degree in psychology at Ramapo College of NJ and a master’s degree in Mental Health Counseling from Nova Southeastern University. I am highly motivated to assist you in achieving your goals and processing relational issues in a safe and caring environment. It is imperative for you to feel supported and understood through your journey. Currently working with clients with anxiety, depression, mood disorders, relational issues, co-parenting, and separation.
Hi! I am Madelin Taveras, LMHC. I'm a Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC) in the state of Florida. Received a bachelor’s degree in psychology at Ramapo College of NJ and a master’s degree in Mental Health Counseling from Nova Southeastern University. I am highly motivated to assist you in achieving your goals and processing relational issues in a safe and caring environment. It is imperative for you to feel supported and understood through your journey. Currently working with clients with anxiety, depression, mood disorders, relational issues, co-parenting, and separation.
(813) 945-8638 View (813) 945-8638
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Nona Damore
Counselor, PhD, MA, LMHC
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Port Orange, FL 32129
Not accepting new clients
As a licensed mental health therapist, I understand how daunting it can be to seek the help you need when you're struggling with a mental or emotional health issue. You may be dealing with deep-rooted fears, anxiety, depression, relationship difficulties, or trauma that have left you feeling hopeless, alone, or at your wit's end. My goal is to help you get to the root of these feelings with a personalized approach to therapy to adjust behaviors and amplify coping mechanisms that can promote long-term success.
As a licensed mental health therapist, I understand how daunting it can be to seek the help you need when you're struggling with a mental or emotional health issue. You may be dealing with deep-rooted fears, anxiety, depression, relationship difficulties, or trauma that have left you feeling hopeless, alone, or at your wit's end. My goal is to help you get to the root of these feelings with a personalized approach to therapy to adjust behaviors and amplify coping mechanisms that can promote long-term success.
(386) 951-4483 View (386) 951-4483
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Jessica Bode Gibson
Counselor, LMHC
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Port Orange, FL 32129
I specialize in working with a wide population of people from children into latter life. I do my best to create a safe atmosphere for clients to process their pain and work through problems. I am motivated by compassion and love for people as I work with everyday life concerns, behavioral issues, life transitions, anxiety, depression, life skills, complicated relationships, grief, couples, spiritual concerns, and Christian faith. Ultimately, I seek to help people find true inner healing instead of just treatment.
I specialize in working with a wide population of people from children into latter life. I do my best to create a safe atmosphere for clients to process their pain and work through problems. I am motivated by compassion and love for people as I work with everyday life concerns, behavioral issues, life transitions, anxiety, depression, life skills, complicated relationships, grief, couples, spiritual concerns, and Christian faith. Ultimately, I seek to help people find true inner healing instead of just treatment.
(386) 237-6142 View (386) 237-6142
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Russell W. Holloway
Counselor, MS, LMHC
Verified Verified
2 Endorsed
Port Orange, FL 32129  (Online Only)
Welcome and thank you for taking a brave first step. With over sixteen years of experience as a counselor, I’m committed to supporting you in enhancing your life and your relationships through effective, evidence-based counseling. My areas of specialization include marriage counseling, managing anxiety, and recovery from porn/sex addiction. Additionally, I offer support for anger management and trauma recovery. I understand that everyone's journey is unique, and that's why I tailor my approach to meet your specific goals.
Welcome and thank you for taking a brave first step. With over sixteen years of experience as a counselor, I’m committed to supporting you in enhancing your life and your relationships through effective, evidence-based counseling. My areas of specialization include marriage counseling, managing anxiety, and recovery from porn/sex addiction. Additionally, I offer support for anger management and trauma recovery. I understand that everyone's journey is unique, and that's why I tailor my approach to meet your specific goals.
(386) 243-3330 View (386) 243-3330
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Esser Counseling Services, PLLC
Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor, MA LCPC, CCTP, CSIP
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Port Orange, FL 32129  (Online Only)
Accepting new clients, offering online/telehealth services. I practice statewide in Illinois & Florida. I provide affirming therapy to neurodiverse, LGBTQIA, trans, non-traditional relationships such as: poly, swing, kink/BDSM, open communities. In therapy with me you can expect a safe, non-judgmental, trusting space were we explore what is happening in your life. I can be direct yet empathetic and meet you were you are in order for therapy to provide you with the answers you are seeking to lasting change. I believe clients are the experts of themselves.
Accepting new clients, offering online/telehealth services. I practice statewide in Illinois & Florida. I provide affirming therapy to neurodiverse, LGBTQIA, trans, non-traditional relationships such as: poly, swing, kink/BDSM, open communities. In therapy with me you can expect a safe, non-judgmental, trusting space were we explore what is happening in your life. I can be direct yet empathetic and meet you were you are in order for therapy to provide you with the answers you are seeking to lasting change. I believe clients are the experts of themselves.
(727) 382-4801 View (727) 382-4801
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Jeannie Jenuwine
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, LMSW, CAADC, C-MI
Verified Verified
Port Orange, FL 32129
My name is Jeannie Jenuwine, Licensed Clinical Therapist. I am experienced in providing therapy in Education, Outpatient, Inpatient Rehabilitation and Community Mental Health settings. I am a compassionate counselor that offers you hope, encouragement and support. I specialize in challenges of anxiety, depression, parenting, relationships, grief and loss, OCD, BPD and transitions. I will guide you to manage and heal from anger, PTSD, and alcohol and drug related experiences. I also hold a Certification in Advanced Alcohol and Drug Counseling and I am a Certified Meditation Instructor. I will help you to bring peace to your life.
My name is Jeannie Jenuwine, Licensed Clinical Therapist. I am experienced in providing therapy in Education, Outpatient, Inpatient Rehabilitation and Community Mental Health settings. I am a compassionate counselor that offers you hope, encouragement and support. I specialize in challenges of anxiety, depression, parenting, relationships, grief and loss, OCD, BPD and transitions. I will guide you to manage and heal from anger, PTSD, and alcohol and drug related experiences. I also hold a Certification in Advanced Alcohol and Drug Counseling and I am a Certified Meditation Instructor. I will help you to bring peace to your life.
(386) 299-0026 View (386) 299-0026
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Teresa Brown
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, SAP
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Port Orange, FL 32129
Thank you for reviewing my profile. As a client you will quickly establish whether we are a good match. The most important aspect is the therapeutic relationship and that is built on safety and trust. (I have training to help you manage emotional and physiological mental health symptoms, to improve your functioning and quality of life). My style is honest and solution focused. I can help you navigate and reduce symptoms of anxiety, depression, ADD/ADHD, take back control of substance use disorders (Therapy/meds) resolve relationship issues (navigating divorce/child custody), family problems, (GAL), cope with trauma, loss, conflict.
Thank you for reviewing my profile. As a client you will quickly establish whether we are a good match. The most important aspect is the therapeutic relationship and that is built on safety and trust. (I have training to help you manage emotional and physiological mental health symptoms, to improve your functioning and quality of life). My style is honest and solution focused. I can help you navigate and reduce symptoms of anxiety, depression, ADD/ADHD, take back control of substance use disorders (Therapy/meds) resolve relationship issues (navigating divorce/child custody), family problems, (GAL), cope with trauma, loss, conflict.
(386) 280-4303 View (386) 280-4303
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How does your Therapist compare?

Number of Therapists in 32129

20+

Average cost per session

$135

Therapists in 32129 who prioritize treating:

86% Relationship Issues
86% Anxiety
86% Coping Skills
82% Depression
82% Self Esteem
79% Grief
79% Trauma and PTSD

Average years in practice

11 Years

Top 3 insurances accepted

95% Aetna
85% Cigna and Evernorth
75% UnitedHealthcare UHC | UBH

How Therapists in 32129 see their clients

75% In Person and Online
25% Online Only

Gender breakdown

87% Female
13% Male
FAQs - About Therapy and Counseling

How can I find a therapist in 32129?

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.