Therapists in 57702

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Knuppe Counseling, LLC
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, PIP, MSW
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Rapid City, SD 57702
Not accepting new clients
I have worked with all ages, as well as individuals, couples and families with a variety of challenges. I have specialty training in family therapy, helping families dealing with challenging behaviors and communication. I am trauma focused, cognitive behavioral therapy trained. I am also EMDR trained. I have facilitated group therapy for parenting and will be doing more groups on other issues. I am solution focused and offer unconditional, positive regard for all. This is an LGBTQ+ safe space.
I have worked with all ages, as well as individuals, couples and families with a variety of challenges. I have specialty training in family therapy, helping families dealing with challenging behaviors and communication. I am trauma focused, cognitive behavioral therapy trained. I am also EMDR trained. I have facilitated group therapy for parenting and will be doing more groups on other issues. I am solution focused and offer unconditional, positive regard for all. This is an LGBTQ+ safe space.
(605) 413-4219 View (605) 413-4219
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Laura Longville
Drug & Alcohol Counselor, LAC
Verified Verified
2 Endorsed
Rapid City, SD 57702
It's important to find the right therapist you can trust. I have worked as a therapist for 38 years to help people heal and grow into who they really are. We are created with natural instincts to connect, trust, and love. When we experience early suffering, distress, or trauma, it disrupts our development, and we develop strategies to deal with the challenges and pain. The NARM approach assists us in coming back to our God-given nature by exploring how we adapted to survive difficult circumstances as children. This awareness helps connect us to our ability to choose how we want to respond to life and its challenges.
It's important to find the right therapist you can trust. I have worked as a therapist for 38 years to help people heal and grow into who they really are. We are created with natural instincts to connect, trust, and love. When we experience early suffering, distress, or trauma, it disrupts our development, and we develop strategies to deal with the challenges and pain. The NARM approach assists us in coming back to our God-given nature by exploring how we adapted to survive difficult circumstances as children. This awareness helps connect us to our ability to choose how we want to respond to life and its challenges.
(605) 301-4788 View (605) 301-4788
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Caitlin Nissen
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC, MH, QMHP
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Rapid City, SD 57702
Hello! Everyone has struggles in their lives and there are times when we are needing extra assistance to be able to work through these struggles. My goal is to help people work on transforming their lives into exactly what they want it to be.
Hello! Everyone has struggles in their lives and there are times when we are needing extra assistance to be able to work through these struggles. My goal is to help people work on transforming their lives into exactly what they want it to be.
(605) 865-1013 View (605) 865-1013
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Natalie Lecy
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, PhD, CSW-PIP, LCSW, QMHP
Verified Verified
Rapid City, SD 57702
I provide therapy for individuals who are looking for a safe space and unconditional support. I provide support for people experiencing a range of issues including anxiety, depression, postpartum depression, LGBTQ specific struggles, trauma, life transitions, stress management, and relationship issues.
I provide therapy for individuals who are looking for a safe space and unconditional support. I provide support for people experiencing a range of issues including anxiety, depression, postpartum depression, LGBTQ specific struggles, trauma, life transitions, stress management, and relationship issues.
(605) 250-7186 View (605) 250-7186
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U Rock Counseling Services
Counselor, MA, LPC-MH, QMHP
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Rapid City, SD 57702
Waitlist for new clients
Hi, my name is Norma, welcome to U Rock Counseling. I work with individuals ages 22-adulthood and specialize in trauma, grief, loss, loneliness, depression, anxiety, and issues unique to your stage of life. You will learn to connect to that joy that's been missing and feel the passion you once had. Your voice will not only be heard but also respected by me in a nonjudgmental and safe environment of empathy.
Hi, my name is Norma, welcome to U Rock Counseling. I work with individuals ages 22-adulthood and specialize in trauma, grief, loss, loneliness, depression, anxiety, and issues unique to your stage of life. You will learn to connect to that joy that's been missing and feel the passion you once had. Your voice will not only be heard but also respected by me in a nonjudgmental and safe environment of empathy.
(605) 349-2975 View (605) 349-2975
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Lesley Anne Dzintars
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC-MH, QMHP, CBP
Verified Verified
Rapid City, SD 57702
Are you being the best version of yourself? Does life seem to flow with ease? Do you feel joyful? Therapy is a tool that can move you toward this state of being and way of living. Much of what we observe and experience in today's world may be chaotic, stressful and perhaps painful. How can we be "in the world" but not "of the world?" How can we be our best selves regardless of what surrounds us? Thinking patterns and unconscious habits are often barriers to living fully. How can we learn to transcend and live a life of hope and love.
Are you being the best version of yourself? Does life seem to flow with ease? Do you feel joyful? Therapy is a tool that can move you toward this state of being and way of living. Much of what we observe and experience in today's world may be chaotic, stressful and perhaps painful. How can we be "in the world" but not "of the world?" How can we be our best selves regardless of what surrounds us? Thinking patterns and unconscious habits are often barriers to living fully. How can we learn to transcend and live a life of hope and love.
(605) 250-4634 View (605) 250-4634
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Gaylen Bendewald
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Rapid City, SD 57702
People ask me how I am able to listen to people's problems all day without going crazy and getting depressed myself. The fact is, if that was all that there was to it -listening to people's problems - I probably would go crazy. The great joy in my work, and the satisfaction, is in seeing people get better. This desire keeps me on the learners edge, and it is my passion. I am a capable guide who will respect your individuality and choices along the way while providing you a sureness of foot that only experience can provide.
People ask me how I am able to listen to people's problems all day without going crazy and getting depressed myself. The fact is, if that was all that there was to it -listening to people's problems - I probably would go crazy. The great joy in my work, and the satisfaction, is in seeing people get better. This desire keeps me on the learners edge, and it is my passion. I am a capable guide who will respect your individuality and choices along the way while providing you a sureness of foot that only experience can provide.
(605) 956-4114 View (605) 956-4114
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Teri Corrigan
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, CSW-PIP, QMHP
Verified Verified
2 Endorsed
Rapid City, SD 57702
Anxious, Depressed, Burned Out or Tired of Feeling Emotionally Exhausted? I use kindness, honesty and humor to connect with people and help identify meaningful changes aligned with their values, in the shortest time possible. Best Life Solutions exists to help people learn to love their lives and listen to their internal messages. I am committed to providing a safe, confidential environment for people who are professionals in difficult careers including: mental health, education, nursing, law enforcement and community safety to name a few. If your work with others is impacting you, I invite you to reach out.
Anxious, Depressed, Burned Out or Tired of Feeling Emotionally Exhausted? I use kindness, honesty and humor to connect with people and help identify meaningful changes aligned with their values, in the shortest time possible. Best Life Solutions exists to help people learn to love their lives and listen to their internal messages. I am committed to providing a safe, confidential environment for people who are professionals in difficult careers including: mental health, education, nursing, law enforcement and community safety to name a few. If your work with others is impacting you, I invite you to reach out.
(605) 971-2586 View (605) 971-2586
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Scovel Psychological and Counseling Services
Psychologist, PhD, QMHP
Verified Verified
Rapid City, SD 57702
Our providers work with a wide range of emotional and behavioral issues providing services from depression and grief counseling to parenting support, couples counseling, and beyond. We offer a highly personalized approach tailored to each client’s individual needs in a comfortable and supportive atmosphere. Our goal is to help each individual attain the personal growth they seek.
Our providers work with a wide range of emotional and behavioral issues providing services from depression and grief counseling to parenting support, couples counseling, and beyond. We offer a highly personalized approach tailored to each client’s individual needs in a comfortable and supportive atmosphere. Our goal is to help each individual attain the personal growth they seek.
(605) 702-6325 View (605) 702-6325
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Catherine Jane Larsen
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC-MH, QMHP, CAC
Verified Verified
Rapid City, SD 57702
Do you need someone to talk to, someone who will listen without judgement? I would be honored to be that someone for you. I have a passion to help people of all ages to learn, grow, and heal. I have a client-centered approach to therapy. This is about you; you are in the driver's seat. Even though the therapy process can sometimes be painful, I like to incorporate a little dash of the "laughter is the best medicine" approach at times. Tears and laughter both have healing qualities. And what if you don't like to talk? We can use additional approaches such as expressive art, play, or journaling to reach your counseling goals.
Do you need someone to talk to, someone who will listen without judgement? I would be honored to be that someone for you. I have a passion to help people of all ages to learn, grow, and heal. I have a client-centered approach to therapy. This is about you; you are in the driver's seat. Even though the therapy process can sometimes be painful, I like to incorporate a little dash of the "laughter is the best medicine" approach at times. Tears and laughter both have healing qualities. And what if you don't like to talk? We can use additional approaches such as expressive art, play, or journaling to reach your counseling goals.
(605) 205-8970 View (605) 205-8970
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Pediatric Counseling and Consultation, LLC
Licensed Professional Counselor, MS, LPC-MH, NCC, QMHP
Verified Verified
Rapid City, SD 57702
Waitlist for new clients
Seeking counseling for your child or adolescent can seem overwhelming. Some things are difficult to talk about. I am interested in listening to your child and family carefully and attentively. I will take the time during the first appointment to gain the information to help us determine the best method of therapy (or coaching) together. I am grateful to have received excellent training and experience, and am committed to offering the most appropriate counseling for best results. Whether it is treatment for depression, anxiety, behavior problems, social problems, grief, family conflict or something else, you are not alone.
Seeking counseling for your child or adolescent can seem overwhelming. Some things are difficult to talk about. I am interested in listening to your child and family carefully and attentively. I will take the time during the first appointment to gain the information to help us determine the best method of therapy (or coaching) together. I am grateful to have received excellent training and experience, and am committed to offering the most appropriate counseling for best results. Whether it is treatment for depression, anxiety, behavior problems, social problems, grief, family conflict or something else, you are not alone.
(605) 646-7283 View (605) 646-7283
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E. Jason Stamper
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC-MH, NCC, QMHP
Verified Verified
Rapid City, SD 57702
Waitlist for new clients
Are there times when you find yourself mentally and emotionally exhausted? Throughout your life, do you feel different than everyone you know? Do you ask yourself, “why does this keep happening to me?” Does the thought of, just about anything, bring a level of nervous anxiety you cannot tolerate? Then again did someone you love die and you cannot seem to move on? Are there experiences in life you would rather keep buried inside and try as you might, they keep coming back? If you find yourself on the verge of becoming or are, hopeless and you are ready to make a change, it would be an honor to hear your story.
Are there times when you find yourself mentally and emotionally exhausted? Throughout your life, do you feel different than everyone you know? Do you ask yourself, “why does this keep happening to me?” Does the thought of, just about anything, bring a level of nervous anxiety you cannot tolerate? Then again did someone you love die and you cannot seem to move on? Are there experiences in life you would rather keep buried inside and try as you might, they keep coming back? If you find yourself on the verge of becoming or are, hopeless and you are ready to make a change, it would be an honor to hear your story.
(605) 525-6356 x402 View (605) 525-6356 x402
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LMB Therapy
Psychologist, PhD
Verified Verified
Rapid City, SD 57702
We are a private practice comprised of a licensed psychologist, two licensed professional counselors, an occupational therapist, and an administrator. Our team provides relationship-based therapy that aims to meet people where they are and to provide experiences that broaden possibilities for growth in a playful, sensory-friendly, and inviting setting. While we hope to grow towards a farm-and-garden milieu setting, we currently partner with Black Hills Works to operate their greenhouses, which provide opportunities for volunteer work, employment, and community. We look forward to meeting you! https://www.facebook.com/LMBFarm/ and www.lmbtherapy.com.
We are a private practice comprised of a licensed psychologist, two licensed professional counselors, an occupational therapist, and an administrator. Our team provides relationship-based therapy that aims to meet people where they are and to provide experiences that broaden possibilities for growth in a playful, sensory-friendly, and inviting setting. While we hope to grow towards a farm-and-garden milieu setting, we currently partner with Black Hills Works to operate their greenhouses, which provide opportunities for volunteer work, employment, and community. We look forward to meeting you! https://www.facebook.com/LMBFarm/ and www.lmbtherapy.com.
(605) 857-8093 View (605) 857-8093
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Erica Leigh Fett
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified Verified
Rapid City, SD 57702  (Online Only)
Have you ever felt so lost you don’t know which way is up? Like no matter how much you speak, no one really understands? Like it’s easier to just not say anything at all than to deal with the disappointment? My name is Erica and I am here to tell you this, I get it. Life can be hard sometimes. Seemingly impossible. I’m also here to tell you, you don’t have to go through it alone. I will meet you where you are at and walk along side you at a pace that you set and are comfortable with. My goal is to provide you with the tools and support you need to reach your goals and build the life you deserve! Because I promise you are worth it!
Have you ever felt so lost you don’t know which way is up? Like no matter how much you speak, no one really understands? Like it’s easier to just not say anything at all than to deal with the disappointment? My name is Erica and I am here to tell you this, I get it. Life can be hard sometimes. Seemingly impossible. I’m also here to tell you, you don’t have to go through it alone. I will meet you where you are at and walk along side you at a pace that you set and are comfortable with. My goal is to provide you with the tools and support you need to reach your goals and build the life you deserve! Because I promise you are worth it!
(605) 524-2733 View (605) 524-2733
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Phoenix Counseling, LLC
Licensed Professional Counselor, PhD, LPC, NCC, QMHP
Verified Verified
Rapid City, SD 57702
Not accepting new clients
As a clinician, I believe that my clients know themselves best and I am here to support them in their journey of self-exploration. My passion is to assist individuals in creating positive change in their life. I primarily assist clients in creating goals from a Cognitive Behavior Therapy perspective while pulling from Person-Centered and Solution-Focused techniques. Creating awareness in the mind-body connection is incredibly important to me as a clinician. I encourage this by creating the space for my clients to gain emotional and physical awareness in their minds and bodies.
As a clinician, I believe that my clients know themselves best and I am here to support them in their journey of self-exploration. My passion is to assist individuals in creating positive change in their life. I primarily assist clients in creating goals from a Cognitive Behavior Therapy perspective while pulling from Person-Centered and Solution-Focused techniques. Creating awareness in the mind-body connection is incredibly important to me as a clinician. I encourage this by creating the space for my clients to gain emotional and physical awareness in their minds and bodies.
(605) 316-3227 View (605) 316-3227
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Tracy Palecek
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC-MH, QMHP
Verified Verified
Rapid City, SD 57702
I believe therapy is a place for you to come with whatever burdens you. I will meet you there and walk with you as we, together, plan your path ahead. I often work with those who are dealing with anxiety, depression, past or current trauma, and life changes. I use many different treatment modalities including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Solution Focused Therapy, and Dialectical Behavioral Therapy. I approach this work with trust building, careful assessment, and a specific plan for achieving results.
I believe therapy is a place for you to come with whatever burdens you. I will meet you there and walk with you as we, together, plan your path ahead. I often work with those who are dealing with anxiety, depression, past or current trauma, and life changes. I use many different treatment modalities including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Solution Focused Therapy, and Dialectical Behavioral Therapy. I approach this work with trust building, careful assessment, and a specific plan for achieving results.
(605) 467-5847 View (605) 467-5847
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Jeff Wahl
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, LPC-MH , QMHP, MINT
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Rapid City, SD 57702
My ideal client is exploring change and considering what it may look like. Whether that is change in their relationships, lifestyle, career, family life, social life, etc... They recognize that a change needs to happen. Their goal is to decrease stress from the current behavior that continues to go on and they desire to find a different way to deal with issues that come up in life. They know what needs to change and the thought of doing something different is scary and overwhelming.
My ideal client is exploring change and considering what it may look like. Whether that is change in their relationships, lifestyle, career, family life, social life, etc... They recognize that a change needs to happen. Their goal is to decrease stress from the current behavior that continues to go on and they desire to find a different way to deal with issues that come up in life. They know what needs to change and the thought of doing something different is scary and overwhelming.
(605) 210-6283 View (605) 210-6283
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Kris Jeakins
Licensed Professional Counselor, MS, NCC, LPC-MH, QMHP, CCTP-II
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Rapid City, SD 57702
Waitlist for new clients
I have provided mental health services for over 9+ years to adults, couples, and 16+ who are struggling with mental health issues. I guide people in their healing of trauma including complex trauma, dissociative issues, depression, anxiety, grief, psychotic spectrum, and personality disorders. I will create a safe space of honesty and empathy. I will guide you to strengthen self-trust and empower yourself to solve issues within all your relationships, inside and outside of therapy. I believe that our minds and bodies are connected through thoughts, emotions, and behaviors.
I have provided mental health services for over 9+ years to adults, couples, and 16+ who are struggling with mental health issues. I guide people in their healing of trauma including complex trauma, dissociative issues, depression, anxiety, grief, psychotic spectrum, and personality disorders. I will create a safe space of honesty and empathy. I will guide you to strengthen self-trust and empower yourself to solve issues within all your relationships, inside and outside of therapy. I believe that our minds and bodies are connected through thoughts, emotions, and behaviors.
(605) 423-7529 View (605) 423-7529
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Family Solutions Center
Marriage & Family Therapist, MS, LMFT, QMHP
Verified Verified
Rapid City, SD 57702
I am a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist . My training is systems therapy. My style is Solution Focused. I do couples therapy and Family. I help people who have issues with depression, anxiety, and fertility concerns . I an an approved supervisor and do business consulting.
I am a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist . My training is systems therapy. My style is Solution Focused. I do couples therapy and Family. I help people who have issues with depression, anxiety, and fertility concerns . I an an approved supervisor and do business consulting.
(605) 250-3207 View (605) 250-3207
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Stephanie Beard
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, CSW-PIP, QMHP
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Rapid City, SD 57702
Waitlist for new clients
Stephanie is a trauma and AASECT-certified sex therapist who works primarily with teens and adults. They have been formally trained in TF-CBT, sex therapy and expressive art therapy. They are passionate about survivors of sexual assault reclaiming their passion and sexuality, as well as teens finding their voice. She is a board member of TPAN and prides herself on being a fierce advocate for the LGBTQIA2S+ community. They have been asked to speak all over the US as well as internationally on many different issues.
Stephanie is a trauma and AASECT-certified sex therapist who works primarily with teens and adults. They have been formally trained in TF-CBT, sex therapy and expressive art therapy. They are passionate about survivors of sexual assault reclaiming their passion and sexuality, as well as teens finding their voice. She is a board member of TPAN and prides herself on being a fierce advocate for the LGBTQIA2S+ community. They have been asked to speak all over the US as well as internationally on many different issues.
(605) 453-4634 View (605) 453-4634

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Number of Therapists in 57702

40+

Average cost per session

$150

Therapists in 57702 who prioritize treating:

92% Depression
90% Anxiety
83% Self Esteem
77% Relationship Issues
73% Coping Skills
71% Grief
67% Stress

Average years in practice

13 Years

Top 3 insurances accepted

79% BlueCross and BlueShield
57% Wellmark BCBS
52% Medicaid

How Therapists in 57702 see their clients

86% In Person and Online
14% Online Only

Gender breakdown

79% Female
19% Male
2% Non-Binary

FAQs - About Therapy and Counseling

How can I find a therapist in 57702?

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.