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Sojourner Psychotherapy PLC
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LISW, RPT, CADC
Verified Verified
Iowa City, IA 52246
I consider it my privilege to join with others as they share their stories of who they are, the challenges and joys of where they have been and assisting them as they discover what lies ahead in their life's journey. Anyone who has a curiosity about who they are, how life events and circumstances affect them, have a willingness to change with a hope of where they want to be in life... is welcome.
I consider it my privilege to join with others as they share their stories of who they are, the challenges and joys of where they have been and assisting them as they discover what lies ahead in their life's journey. Anyone who has a curiosity about who they are, how life events and circumstances affect them, have a willingness to change with a hope of where they want to be in life... is welcome.
(319) 339-1111 View (319) 339-1111
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Katherine Nydam Olivier
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LISW
Verified Verified
Iowa City, IA 52246
Not accepting new clients
EXCLUSIVELY TELEHEALTH through at least 12/31/20; not currently accepting new clients. I have helped individuals and couples with problems such as relationship problems, anxiety, depression, other mood disorders, preoccupations with food and weight, substance abuse disorders, gender dysphoria, and recovery from trauma. I prefer to use a narrative approach in my clinical work, though I welcome and encourage client feedback and incorporate tools and ideas from a variety of practice models to help meet clients' needs. Narrative therapy is based on the idea that "the person is never the problem, the problem is the problem."
EXCLUSIVELY TELEHEALTH through at least 12/31/20; not currently accepting new clients. I have helped individuals and couples with problems such as relationship problems, anxiety, depression, other mood disorders, preoccupations with food and weight, substance abuse disorders, gender dysphoria, and recovery from trauma. I prefer to use a narrative approach in my clinical work, though I welcome and encourage client feedback and incorporate tools and ideas from a variety of practice models to help meet clients' needs. Narrative therapy is based on the idea that "the person is never the problem, the problem is the problem."
(319) 313-5081 View (319) 313-5081
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Hannah Bousek
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT
Verified Verified
3 Endorsed
Iowa City, IA 52246  (Online Only)
Not accepting new clients
Grief, death/dying, illness, loss, and major life transitions can crack us wide open and change our lives. It can be hard to find an equilibrium again, especially with numerous ideas about doing things "the right way." Likewise, being exposed to others suffering, working under difficult healthcare-system demands, and shouldering heavy expectations can lead to overwhelm, burnout, and stress. Naming these experiences often put us in touch with the desire for things to be different - whether its about grief, a sense of self, relationships, or career.
Grief, death/dying, illness, loss, and major life transitions can crack us wide open and change our lives. It can be hard to find an equilibrium again, especially with numerous ideas about doing things "the right way." Likewise, being exposed to others suffering, working under difficult healthcare-system demands, and shouldering heavy expectations can lead to overwhelm, burnout, and stress. Naming these experiences often put us in touch with the desire for things to be different - whether its about grief, a sense of self, relationships, or career.
(319) 774-1092 View (319) 774-1092
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Elisabeth Burlingame
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LMSW
Verified Verified
Iowa City, IA 52246
A social worker by trade, I have spent my life and career devoted to supporting others. My experience includes everything from care coordination to my current role proving mental health therapy. Having this unique background, allows me to take a very person-centered, empowering, and holistic approach to caring for you or your loved one.
A social worker by trade, I have spent my life and career devoted to supporting others. My experience includes everything from care coordination to my current role proving mental health therapy. Having this unique background, allows me to take a very person-centered, empowering, and holistic approach to caring for you or your loved one.
(319) 469-8996 View (319) 469-8996
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Adina Joy Levitt
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LMSW
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Iowa City, IA 52246
As a holistic psychotherapist, my practice focuses on the whole person- mind, body, and spirit. Together, we will navigate the labyrinth of your life’s journey, through the constant flow of ups and downs that often feels unpredictable & overwhelming. I will offer you a safe and grounded space to work on the challenges that may be encircling you. In addition to my LMSW, I also have extensive training in earth-based spirituality. Areas of focus: trauma, PTSD, stress, anxiety, grief, medically unexplained pain, & spirituality. I use an integrated therapeutic approach: Narrative, Somatic, EMDR, ACT, Solution-Focused, & Experiential.
As a holistic psychotherapist, my practice focuses on the whole person- mind, body, and spirit. Together, we will navigate the labyrinth of your life’s journey, through the constant flow of ups and downs that often feels unpredictable & overwhelming. I will offer you a safe and grounded space to work on the challenges that may be encircling you. In addition to my LMSW, I also have extensive training in earth-based spirituality. Areas of focus: trauma, PTSD, stress, anxiety, grief, medically unexplained pain, & spirituality. I use an integrated therapeutic approach: Narrative, Somatic, EMDR, ACT, Solution-Focused, & Experiential.
(319) 255-2812 View (319) 255-2812
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McKenzie McClaran
Counselor, TLMHC, CADC, PMH, CYT
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Iowa City, IA 52246
The ideal client is a human being who wants to better understand and have compassion for themselves by utilizing mindfulness, neuroscience, and somatic healing techniques. I combine my counseling degree with my undergraduate degree in human physiology to help approach individuals issues from a psychophysiological perspective. I specialize in substance abuse and perinatal mental health disorders, along with general mental health.
The ideal client is a human being who wants to better understand and have compassion for themselves by utilizing mindfulness, neuroscience, and somatic healing techniques. I combine my counseling degree with my undergraduate degree in human physiology to help approach individuals issues from a psychophysiological perspective. I specialize in substance abuse and perinatal mental health disorders, along with general mental health.
(319) 271-1568 View (319) 271-1568
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Carolyn Giese
Pre-Licensed Professional, MA, LMHCt
Verified Verified
Iowa City, IA 52246
Carolyn primarily works with teenage girls struggling with anxiety and depression and women and non-binary folx of all ages with eating disorders, disordered eating, and body image issues. Her goal is to help people gain awareness of their triggers and unhealthy behavioral patterns that are rooted in trauma and give them tools for self-regulation.
Carolyn primarily works with teenage girls struggling with anxiety and depression and women and non-binary folx of all ages with eating disorders, disordered eating, and body image issues. Her goal is to help people gain awareness of their triggers and unhealthy behavioral patterns that are rooted in trauma and give them tools for self-regulation.
(319) 614-6230 View (319) 614-6230
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Christine Vincent
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LISW
Verified Verified
Iowa City, IA 52246
I have been providing psychotherapy to adults and children since 1997. My expertise includes the treatment of depression, anxiety, grief and trauma. I have advanced training in EMDR, which is used to treat traumatic stress. I see therapy as the building of a relationship which focuses on the goals of growth and healing. I view my clients as persons who possess limitless potential for change, problem solving and wholeness. My role is to help clients learn about themselves as well as develop new perspectives and skills for living a more balanced and fulfilling life.
I have been providing psychotherapy to adults and children since 1997. My expertise includes the treatment of depression, anxiety, grief and trauma. I have advanced training in EMDR, which is used to treat traumatic stress. I see therapy as the building of a relationship which focuses on the goals of growth and healing. I view my clients as persons who possess limitless potential for change, problem solving and wholeness. My role is to help clients learn about themselves as well as develop new perspectives and skills for living a more balanced and fulfilling life.
(319) 774-4143 x2 View (319) 774-4143 x2
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Chris Loeckle
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LISW
Verified Verified
Iowa City, IA 52246
I have a very engaging and relaxed approach to therapy. Clients often report that they appreciate my authentic style and sense of humor. In any case, the process of therapy begins and is sustained as the client feels heard and understood and can begin to feel comfortable. I come to this work with a certain reverence for what is dignified, courageous, and creative in each of us which over time has informed my life both personally and in my work in supporting others. I rely on no particular therapy framework or "treatment modality" but nonetheless bring a pretty big box of tools to the table.
I have a very engaging and relaxed approach to therapy. Clients often report that they appreciate my authentic style and sense of humor. In any case, the process of therapy begins and is sustained as the client feels heard and understood and can begin to feel comfortable. I come to this work with a certain reverence for what is dignified, courageous, and creative in each of us which over time has informed my life both personally and in my work in supporting others. I rely on no particular therapy framework or "treatment modality" but nonetheless bring a pretty big box of tools to the table.
(319) 253-2691 View (319) 253-2691
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Emma Schutte
Counselor, LMHC
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Iowa City, IA 52246  (Online Only)
Waitlist for new clients
Trauma happens when stressful experiences deplete our physical, mental, or emotional resources. Unresolved traumas can persist as anxiety, depression, substance abuse, physical pain or illness, and other distressing symptoms that wreak havoc on our daily lives. I do not believe that we "get over" our traumas, but rather that we find a way through them. As your therapist, I will walk beside you as you navigate your trauma journey and regain ownership over your personal story.
Trauma happens when stressful experiences deplete our physical, mental, or emotional resources. Unresolved traumas can persist as anxiety, depression, substance abuse, physical pain or illness, and other distressing symptoms that wreak havoc on our daily lives. I do not believe that we "get over" our traumas, but rather that we find a way through them. As your therapist, I will walk beside you as you navigate your trauma journey and regain ownership over your personal story.
(319) 519-4506 View (319) 519-4506
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B. Remi Greenbaum
Psychologist, PhD
Verified Verified
Iowa City, IA 52246  (Online Only)
Waitlist for new clients
Welcome, thank you for being here. I see (many) experiences of suffering as inevitable and how we respond and care for ourselves through them matters. My work is based on a philosophy of learning to suffer well, meaning that we engage with curiosity and kindness, as we develop new ways to soothe distress and communicate with honesty and respect. Together we can tend to the roots of your suffering and make room for joy. I work from a trauma and compassion lens and integrate other EBTs. I prioritize safety, trustworthiness and transparency, collaborating and empowering your voice and choice while respecting your culture and history.
Welcome, thank you for being here. I see (many) experiences of suffering as inevitable and how we respond and care for ourselves through them matters. My work is based on a philosophy of learning to suffer well, meaning that we engage with curiosity and kindness, as we develop new ways to soothe distress and communicate with honesty and respect. Together we can tend to the roots of your suffering and make room for joy. I work from a trauma and compassion lens and integrate other EBTs. I prioritize safety, trustworthiness and transparency, collaborating and empowering your voice and choice while respecting your culture and history.
(319) 552-6523 View (319) 552-6523
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Sandy Healey
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LISW, IAADC, SAP
Verified Verified
Iowa City, IA 52246
Limited availability for New Clients. Call/email for free consultation. I specialize in working with people with anxiety, addiction, depression and marital concerns. I have extensive training and certification in addiction counseling and offer SAP/DOT evaluations.
Limited availability for New Clients. Call/email for free consultation. I specialize in working with people with anxiety, addiction, depression and marital concerns. I have extensive training and certification in addiction counseling and offer SAP/DOT evaluations.
(319) 332-5981 View (319) 332-5981
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Rebecca McMurray
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LISW
Verified Verified
Iowa City, IA 52246
As you or your loved one’s mental health provider, I promise to always be creative, fun, positive, honest and persistent. No matter your circumstance, I will provide you with unconditional positive regard and focus on your strengths. I have a a heart for healing that is part of my DNA. I also happen to be a lover of all things circus (just ask my three pet chickens). One day, I hope to spend part of my time as a clown doctor providing hope and healing through humor.
As you or your loved one’s mental health provider, I promise to always be creative, fun, positive, honest and persistent. No matter your circumstance, I will provide you with unconditional positive regard and focus on your strengths. I have a a heart for healing that is part of my DNA. I also happen to be a lover of all things circus (just ask my three pet chickens). One day, I hope to spend part of my time as a clown doctor providing hope and healing through humor.
(319) 408-8786 View (319) 408-8786
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Annika Ross
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LISW
Verified Verified
Iowa City, IA 52246
I am scheduling new clients for November 2024. I maintain a wait list. I work with adults of all ages and children ages 13 and up. I have 15 years of experience doing outpatient therapy in a school, community mental health, and private practice setting. I previously worked as a public school teacher. I have helped clients with a wide range of concerns, from anxiety, work issues and relationship problems to traumatic stress. I particularly enjoy helping women with anxiety. I adjust my therapy approach to the needs of each unique client, but I generally draw from CBT, Mindfulness, IFS and EMDR.
I am scheduling new clients for November 2024. I maintain a wait list. I work with adults of all ages and children ages 13 and up. I have 15 years of experience doing outpatient therapy in a school, community mental health, and private practice setting. I previously worked as a public school teacher. I have helped clients with a wide range of concerns, from anxiety, work issues and relationship problems to traumatic stress. I particularly enjoy helping women with anxiety. I adjust my therapy approach to the needs of each unique client, but I generally draw from CBT, Mindfulness, IFS and EMDR.
(319) 250-4275 View (319) 250-4275
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Lon Marshall
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT
Verified Verified
6 Endorsed
Iowa City, IA 52246
It takes incredible courage to recognize a problem and deal with it. And it takes something more to change your life. It takes hope. That's why I specialize in a unique approach that can literally change the way you see yourself. I can help you explore solutions that can change your life. You'll begin to perceive yourself and others more positively. And you'll experience positive changes that can help you achieve your heart's desire. Finally, I'll help you discover personal resources that keep you focused on your strengths. You'll experience changes that can last a lifetime.
It takes incredible courage to recognize a problem and deal with it. And it takes something more to change your life. It takes hope. That's why I specialize in a unique approach that can literally change the way you see yourself. I can help you explore solutions that can change your life. You'll begin to perceive yourself and others more positively. And you'll experience positive changes that can help you achieve your heart's desire. Finally, I'll help you discover personal resources that keep you focused on your strengths. You'll experience changes that can last a lifetime.
(319) 313-5112 View (319) 313-5112
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Tara L Cruise
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT
Verified Verified
Iowa City, IA 52246
Areas of expertise include: Women’s and Men’s issues, Couples/ Family/Individual therapy (LGBTQ inclusive in all categories of therapy). Trauma in many forms, Depression and anxiety, ADHD, Bipolar disorder, acute stress and Post traumatic Stress Disorder, and personality disorders. I work with Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy model, and Internal Family Systems model. Most clients have internal conflicts that are difficult to sort, and difficult to understand how to mediate. From experience I have found We can build a gentler, more tolerant way of residing with conflict and pain.
Areas of expertise include: Women’s and Men’s issues, Couples/ Family/Individual therapy (LGBTQ inclusive in all categories of therapy). Trauma in many forms, Depression and anxiety, ADHD, Bipolar disorder, acute stress and Post traumatic Stress Disorder, and personality disorders. I work with Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy model, and Internal Family Systems model. Most clients have internal conflicts that are difficult to sort, and difficult to understand how to mediate. From experience I have found We can build a gentler, more tolerant way of residing with conflict and pain.
(319) 774-7825 View (319) 774-7825
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Jason Drwal
Psychologist, PhD
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Iowa City, IA 52246
Have you gone through a trauma that's still affecting you? Is it affecting your relationships or self-esteem? Or perhaps this trauma has made you feel stressed, overwhelmed and isolated. I’m a trained trauma psychologist and can assist you on a path to recovery and healing. Here are some (but not all) of the issues I can help with: abuse in relationships/childhood/adulthood, accidents, deployment to combat zones, losses/grief, divorce/relationship breakups, events that were humiliating and assaults.
Have you gone through a trauma that's still affecting you? Is it affecting your relationships or self-esteem? Or perhaps this trauma has made you feel stressed, overwhelmed and isolated. I’m a trained trauma psychologist and can assist you on a path to recovery and healing. Here are some (but not all) of the issues I can help with: abuse in relationships/childhood/adulthood, accidents, deployment to combat zones, losses/grief, divorce/relationship breakups, events that were humiliating and assaults.
(319) 220-4683 View (319) 220-4683
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Tina Issa
Counselor, LMHC, MA
Verified Verified
Iowa City, IA 52246
Hello! I have worked with children and adults over the course of my career. I use Acceptance and Commitment Therapy with adults and have training in a wide variety of issues that adults face. With regards to children, I have been trained in Parent Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT) and Adlerian Play Therapy (I am currently not working with children). I am also a also a Board approved supervisor and do enjoy working with therapists in training as they develop their competencies. I am currently only taking adult clients. Verdant Counseling has expanded to five clinicians and has immediate openings for clients ages 6+.
Hello! I have worked with children and adults over the course of my career. I use Acceptance and Commitment Therapy with adults and have training in a wide variety of issues that adults face. With regards to children, I have been trained in Parent Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT) and Adlerian Play Therapy (I am currently not working with children). I am also a also a Board approved supervisor and do enjoy working with therapists in training as they develop their competencies. I am currently only taking adult clients. Verdant Counseling has expanded to five clinicians and has immediate openings for clients ages 6+.
(319) 774-4548 View (319) 774-4548
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Diane Tonkyn
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT, ATR-BC
Verified Verified
Iowa City, IA 52246
Not accepting new clients
My goal is to help you obtain your goals and to address the issues that are getting in your way. I create a safe and supportive environment that encourages growth and change. We may utilize traditional verbal therapy or tap into the healing power of Art Therapy. Art Therapy requires no special skills as the focus is on the process of art making and the verbal communication included in that process, not the art product itself. My 28 years of experience includes a wide variety of issues including depression, anxiety, trauma, victims issues, marital and family conflict.
My goal is to help you obtain your goals and to address the issues that are getting in your way. I create a safe and supportive environment that encourages growth and change. We may utilize traditional verbal therapy or tap into the healing power of Art Therapy. Art Therapy requires no special skills as the focus is on the process of art making and the verbal communication included in that process, not the art product itself. My 28 years of experience includes a wide variety of issues including depression, anxiety, trauma, victims issues, marital and family conflict.
(319) 313-5297 View (319) 313-5297
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Amy Rein
Psychologist, PhD
Verified Verified
2 Endorsed
Iowa City, IA 52246
I am a licensed psychologist with over two decades of experience in the treatment of depression, anxiety, panic attacks, stress management, chronic pain, insomnia, low self-esteem, trauma, abuse, addiction, anger management, relationship issue, marital conflict and stress related illness. I work from a holistic perspective that integrates in-depth psychological theory with complimentary medicine and mind-body wellness. If you are looking for release from old stuck patterns and wanting to feel whole and fully alive, call me.
I am a licensed psychologist with over two decades of experience in the treatment of depression, anxiety, panic attacks, stress management, chronic pain, insomnia, low self-esteem, trauma, abuse, addiction, anger management, relationship issue, marital conflict and stress related illness. I work from a holistic perspective that integrates in-depth psychological theory with complimentary medicine and mind-body wellness. If you are looking for release from old stuck patterns and wanting to feel whole and fully alive, call me.
(319) 246-5301 View (319) 246-5301

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How does your Therapist compare?

Number of Therapists in 52246

30+

Average cost per session

$160

Therapists in 52246 who prioritize treating:

95% Anxiety
87% Depression
82% Trauma and PTSD
77% Self Esteem
72% Relationship Issues
72% Coping Skills
67% Grief

Average years in practice

12 Years

Top 3 insurances accepted

97% BlueCross and BlueShield
66% Wellmark BCBS
53% Blue Cross

How Therapists in 52246 see their clients

80% In Person and Online
20% Online Only

Gender breakdown

70% Female
22% Male
8% Non-Binary
FAQs - About Therapy and Counseling

How can I find a therapist in 52246?

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.