Therapists in 60601

Photo of Chandan R. Bhagia, Psychologist in 60601, IL
Chandan R. Bhagia
Psychologist, PsyD
Verified Verified
14 Endorsed
Chicago, IL 60601
My approach to therapy is informed by mindfulness practices, focused on assisting my clients in "opening up" to the present moment while connecting to their values to strive toward their "Best Self!" I focus on assisting clients in attending to their relational concerns, which allows for them to overcome the emotional distress associated with a history of difficult and painful relationships. I find that it is my duty to establish a safe space where clients feel truly understood. In doing so, I feel honored to be able to "BE" with my clients, as they strive toward growth and empowerment.
My approach to therapy is informed by mindfulness practices, focused on assisting my clients in "opening up" to the present moment while connecting to their values to strive toward their "Best Self!" I focus on assisting clients in attending to their relational concerns, which allows for them to overcome the emotional distress associated with a history of difficult and painful relationships. I find that it is my duty to establish a safe space where clients feel truly understood. In doing so, I feel honored to be able to "BE" with my clients, as they strive toward growth and empowerment.
(312) 874-5025 View (312) 874-5025
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Hannah Waldman
Pre-Licensed Professional, MA
Verified Verified
Chicago, IL 60601
Hannah is a fourth-year doctoral student in clinical psychology at Adler University. She earned her Bachelor of Arts in psychology, neuroscience, and political science from Hiram College in 2020. Prior to Allow Wellness, she provided therapeutic services at a private practice where she worked with families and individuals on issues related to aging, parental loss/grief, chronic pain, school and workplace accommodations, and accessing gender affirming medical care. She also conducted psychological assessments and facilitated group therapy at an inpatient psychiatric hospital with primarily adolescents and adults.
Hannah is a fourth-year doctoral student in clinical psychology at Adler University. She earned her Bachelor of Arts in psychology, neuroscience, and political science from Hiram College in 2020. Prior to Allow Wellness, she provided therapeutic services at a private practice where she worked with families and individuals on issues related to aging, parental loss/grief, chronic pain, school and workplace accommodations, and accessing gender affirming medical care. She also conducted psychological assessments and facilitated group therapy at an inpatient psychiatric hospital with primarily adolescents and adults.
(312) 467-7544 View (312) 467-7544
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Sarah Yi
Counselor, MA, LCPC
Verified Verified
Chicago, IL 60601  (Online Only)
Seeking therapy is often a difficult process for many individuals of diverse backgrounds due to cultural stigmas and stereotypes around mental health. Trying to then find the "right" therapist can feel impossible whether it's your first time exploring or the umpteenth attempt following another not-so-great experience. I believe a safe therapeutic relationship can create unique opportunities for minority populations who are seeking to better understand and cope with their mental health, especially when approached with multicultural and feminist perspectives that allow for a level of empathy that is often unavailable in other spaces.
Seeking therapy is often a difficult process for many individuals of diverse backgrounds due to cultural stigmas and stereotypes around mental health. Trying to then find the "right" therapist can feel impossible whether it's your first time exploring or the umpteenth attempt following another not-so-great experience. I believe a safe therapeutic relationship can create unique opportunities for minority populations who are seeking to better understand and cope with their mental health, especially when approached with multicultural and feminist perspectives that allow for a level of empathy that is often unavailable in other spaces.
(312) 462-1047 View (312) 462-1047
Photo of Melanie S. Levine, Psychologist in 60601, IL
Melanie S. Levine
Psychologist, PhD
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Chicago, IL 60601  (Online Only)
Life challenges can feel overwhelming, especially when it feels like our world has been turned upside down. Sometimes, a sudden event occurs-such as a new medical diagnosis or relationship loss-which disrupts our life and creates uncertainty. Even expected transitions can bring unexpected reactions. For example, a new baby, job, or move to a new city can bring excitement yet leave us feeling out of sorts. Ongoing concerns can also feel unsettling. Struggling with chronic health difficulties, depression, anxiety, ADHD, or feeling like we are not where we want to be can significantly impact our quality of life.
Life challenges can feel overwhelming, especially when it feels like our world has been turned upside down. Sometimes, a sudden event occurs-such as a new medical diagnosis or relationship loss-which disrupts our life and creates uncertainty. Even expected transitions can bring unexpected reactions. For example, a new baby, job, or move to a new city can bring excitement yet leave us feeling out of sorts. Ongoing concerns can also feel unsettling. Struggling with chronic health difficulties, depression, anxiety, ADHD, or feeling like we are not where we want to be can significantly impact our quality of life.
(773) 432-4489 View (773) 432-4489
Photo of Amanda Rivas, Clinical Social Work/Therapist in 60601, IL
Amanda Rivas
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Chicago, IL 60601
Prioritizing mental health, now more than ever, is paramount to leading a healthy and fulfilling life. The personal and systemic traumas we encounter can lead to increased anxiety, isolation, depressive symptoms, and physical ailments. You are not alone! I have vast experience working in integrated health and understanding how stress and trauma impact us physically. I also recognize the secondary trauma that can arise from dealing with the systems meant to help us. I specialize in trauma-informed therapy and am EMDR trained. Creating a non-judgmental, safe, and reliable space is my number one priority.
Prioritizing mental health, now more than ever, is paramount to leading a healthy and fulfilling life. The personal and systemic traumas we encounter can lead to increased anxiety, isolation, depressive symptoms, and physical ailments. You are not alone! I have vast experience working in integrated health and understanding how stress and trauma impact us physically. I also recognize the secondary trauma that can arise from dealing with the systems meant to help us. I specialize in trauma-informed therapy and am EMDR trained. Creating a non-judgmental, safe, and reliable space is my number one priority.
(312) 626-9055 View (312) 626-9055
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Jenny Choi LCSW
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LCSW
Verified Verified
3 Endorsed
Chicago, IL 60601
I passionately and compassionately care for the emotional well-being and behavioral health of my individual, couple, family and group clients for over 20 years. I draw upon unique combinations of clinical principals and innovative methods to best support all people within our vastly diverse community. I draw upon my deep understanding of culture, age, gender, race, class, family structure, and the type of or the lack of a support system can have on most all situations. I always provide a totally non-judgmental, safe, and confidential space to help my clients deal with their problems, issues or crisis.
I passionately and compassionately care for the emotional well-being and behavioral health of my individual, couple, family and group clients for over 20 years. I draw upon unique combinations of clinical principals and innovative methods to best support all people within our vastly diverse community. I draw upon my deep understanding of culture, age, gender, race, class, family structure, and the type of or the lack of a support system can have on most all situations. I always provide a totally non-judgmental, safe, and confidential space to help my clients deal with their problems, issues or crisis.
(917) 563-4037 View (917) 563-4037
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Caroline Quintanilla
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified Verified
Chicago, IL 60601  (Online Only)
You spend a substantial amount of time pretending to have it all figured out, but inside you struggle with feeling flawed, unusual, or broken, and you imagine that no one around you can really understand what this feels like. It might look like despising the body that you exist in and feeling like your only option is to change it. It might look like feeling like your insecurities are crushing you, and impacting how you interact with others. It might look like struggling after hearing your partner had an affair, not knowing how you will emotionally recover. You want a therapist who can hold your hand and remind you of your own light.
You spend a substantial amount of time pretending to have it all figured out, but inside you struggle with feeling flawed, unusual, or broken, and you imagine that no one around you can really understand what this feels like. It might look like despising the body that you exist in and feeling like your only option is to change it. It might look like feeling like your insecurities are crushing you, and impacting how you interact with others. It might look like struggling after hearing your partner had an affair, not knowing how you will emotionally recover. You want a therapist who can hold your hand and remind you of your own light.
(872) 252-7538 View (872) 252-7538
Photo of Daniel Karl Nennig, Licensed Professional Counselor in 60601, IL
Daniel Karl Nennig
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC, CADC
Verified Verified
4 Endorsed
Chicago, IL 60601
Life is a journey that can be both beautiful and frightening. It can feel overwhelming navigating these ups and downs. Adjusting to the changing world while taking care of your mental health is challenging. Unconditional acceptance, compassion, and empathy drive my therapeutic style. Seeing people as complex individuals with unique cultural, spiritual, and psychological facets allows me to see the bigger picture so I can tailor therapy to your specific needs. Feeling comfortable and safe is essential so we can explore and better understand those frightening parts of life.
Life is a journey that can be both beautiful and frightening. It can feel overwhelming navigating these ups and downs. Adjusting to the changing world while taking care of your mental health is challenging. Unconditional acceptance, compassion, and empathy drive my therapeutic style. Seeing people as complex individuals with unique cultural, spiritual, and psychological facets allows me to see the bigger picture so I can tailor therapy to your specific needs. Feeling comfortable and safe is essential so we can explore and better understand those frightening parts of life.
(312) 626-8576 View (312) 626-8576
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Anthony Borchardt
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LCSW, PMH-C
Verified Verified
3 Endorsed
Chicago, IL 60601  (Online Only)
Are you looking to make a change in your life but feel overwhelmed or unsure where to begin? I support my clients through navigating the journey of personal growth and transformation, which can often feel confusing, difficult, and scary. As your therapist, I work to understand your struggles and strengths, so that we may walk step-by-step through your discomfort and toward your goals.
Are you looking to make a change in your life but feel overwhelmed or unsure where to begin? I support my clients through navigating the journey of personal growth and transformation, which can often feel confusing, difficult, and scary. As your therapist, I work to understand your struggles and strengths, so that we may walk step-by-step through your discomfort and toward your goals.
(312) 584-2016 View (312) 584-2016
Photo of Austin Newcomb, Pre-Licensed Professional in 60601, IL
Austin Newcomb
Pre-Licensed Professional, LPC
Verified Verified
Chicago, IL 60601
I have experience working with adolescents, teens, and adults struggling with depression, anxiety, trauma, PTSD, mood disorders, sex/relationship issues, identity, and other life challenges for individuals, couples, and families.
I have experience working with adolescents, teens, and adults struggling with depression, anxiety, trauma, PTSD, mood disorders, sex/relationship issues, identity, and other life challenges for individuals, couples, and families.
(312) 471-9180 View (312) 471-9180
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Shannon Keleher
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LCSW
Verified Verified
Chicago, IL 60601  (Online Only)
You’re a strong woman, but lately you haven’t felt like it. You've been trying to get back on course, back to a life that isn't constantly filled with stress and worry, but nothing seems to be working. It just keeps building and building. You find yourself saying and doing things you wouldn't normally do, which only makes you feel worse. It's impacting your relationships with the people you care about the most and even your performance at work. You used to feel strong and confident, but it feels like the old you was an entirely different person from who you are now. You find yourself caught in an endless loop of worries.
You’re a strong woman, but lately you haven’t felt like it. You've been trying to get back on course, back to a life that isn't constantly filled with stress and worry, but nothing seems to be working. It just keeps building and building. You find yourself saying and doing things you wouldn't normally do, which only makes you feel worse. It's impacting your relationships with the people you care about the most and even your performance at work. You used to feel strong and confident, but it feels like the old you was an entirely different person from who you are now. You find yourself caught in an endless loop of worries.
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Photo of Megan Lappa, Clinical Social Work/Therapist in 60601, IL
Megan Lappa
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified Verified
Chicago, IL 60601  (Online Only)
Megan’s therapeutic work is influenced by evidenced based best practices such as Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Exposure and Response Prevention Therapy (ERP), Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT). Megan received her Masters in Social Work from Loyola University Chicago. Megan has experience working in an outpatient setting as well as Partial Hospitalization Programs and Intensive Outpatient Programs. She has worked at a Partial Hospitalization Program and Intensive Outpatient Program at Rogers Behavioral Health, conducting individual and group therapy.
Megan’s therapeutic work is influenced by evidenced based best practices such as Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Exposure and Response Prevention Therapy (ERP), Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT). Megan received her Masters in Social Work from Loyola University Chicago. Megan has experience working in an outpatient setting as well as Partial Hospitalization Programs and Intensive Outpatient Programs. She has worked at a Partial Hospitalization Program and Intensive Outpatient Program at Rogers Behavioral Health, conducting individual and group therapy.
(312) 820-9156 View (312) 820-9156
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Ryan Dump
Psychologist, PsyD
Verified Verified
3 Endorsed
Chicago, IL 60601
Not sure if therapy is right for you? If my bio speaks to you, give me a call or check out our website. ............................ .............................. ....................... If this is your first time looking for therapy, you're looking for a new therapist, or if you haven't had a good experience in the past, I'm happy to work with you and help you connect with someone in our office. Generally speaking, I am down-to-earth and appreciate practical approaches to problem solving. While I am not currently accepting new clients, many members of our team are and we can explore your options together.
Not sure if therapy is right for you? If my bio speaks to you, give me a call or check out our website. ............................ .............................. ....................... If this is your first time looking for therapy, you're looking for a new therapist, or if you haven't had a good experience in the past, I'm happy to work with you and help you connect with someone in our office. Generally speaking, I am down-to-earth and appreciate practical approaches to problem solving. While I am not currently accepting new clients, many members of our team are and we can explore your options together.
(312) 313-9839 View (312) 313-9839
Photo of Hanan Abdelwahab, Pre-Licensed Professional in 60601, IL
Hanan Abdelwahab
Pre-Licensed Professional
Verified Verified
Chicago, IL 60601
Ms. Hanan Abdelwahab, a dedicated therapist ready to guide you through life’s challenges, holds a graduate degree from Loyola University in Chicago and has spent years working in hospitals, providing support and resources to patients in both English and Arabic. Her experience has exposed her to diverse demographics and cultures, shaping her holistic approach to patient care.
Ms. Hanan Abdelwahab, a dedicated therapist ready to guide you through life’s challenges, holds a graduate degree from Loyola University in Chicago and has spent years working in hospitals, providing support and resources to patients in both English and Arabic. Her experience has exposed her to diverse demographics and cultures, shaping her holistic approach to patient care.
(872) 213-7737 View (872) 213-7737
Photo of Elizabeth Tulsky, Clinical Social Work/Therapist in 60601, IL
Elizabeth Tulsky
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified Verified
Chicago, IL 60601  (Online Only)
I believe the therapeutic relationship is a crucial and transformative vehicle and I work hard to build a trusting relationship where you feel deeply seen, heard and valued. I believe each person knows themselves best and I will honor your individuality and work collaboratively with you to help you attain your goals for healing, change, and growth. My areas of focus include managing anxiety and stress, relational issues, general life transitions, family of origin and attachment issues, parenting issues, PTSD and complex trauma, identity development and identifying and unpacking biases. I am LQBTQIA+ affirming.
I believe the therapeutic relationship is a crucial and transformative vehicle and I work hard to build a trusting relationship where you feel deeply seen, heard and valued. I believe each person knows themselves best and I will honor your individuality and work collaboratively with you to help you attain your goals for healing, change, and growth. My areas of focus include managing anxiety and stress, relational issues, general life transitions, family of origin and attachment issues, parenting issues, PTSD and complex trauma, identity development and identifying and unpacking biases. I am LQBTQIA+ affirming.
(872) 201-3647 View (872) 201-3647
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Jewel Spencer
LMFT
Verified Verified
Chicago, IL 60601  (Online Only)
My ideal client is you. I enjoy supporting clients as they work to overcome a variety of presenting issues, steering away from pathology, and meeting them where they are in their process for change. My approach is person-centered, collaborative, and goal-oriented. My clinical interests include communication issues with couples and families, infidelity, substance use, and adults in transition. I am passionate about working with women of color, Black women in particular. My practice is sex-positive, LGTBQ+ and kink-affirming.
My ideal client is you. I enjoy supporting clients as they work to overcome a variety of presenting issues, steering away from pathology, and meeting them where they are in their process for change. My approach is person-centered, collaborative, and goal-oriented. My clinical interests include communication issues with couples and families, infidelity, substance use, and adults in transition. I am passionate about working with women of color, Black women in particular. My practice is sex-positive, LGTBQ+ and kink-affirming.
(773) 923-2060 View (773) 923-2060
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Yvette Sierra-Vignau
Pre-Licensed Professional, MSW
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Chicago, IL 60601
My goal as a therapist is to co-create affirming and brave spaces with individuals as they explore their identities, navigate trauma, disrupt cycles of violence, and embrace healthy relationships. My approach is collaborative, dialectical, and strengths-based, with an emphasis on empowerment, resistance, and liberation. My passion lies in supporting marginalized individuals with navigating challenging emotions, processing and managing traumatic stress, and building healthy relationships.
My goal as a therapist is to co-create affirming and brave spaces with individuals as they explore their identities, navigate trauma, disrupt cycles of violence, and embrace healthy relationships. My approach is collaborative, dialectical, and strengths-based, with an emphasis on empowerment, resistance, and liberation. My passion lies in supporting marginalized individuals with navigating challenging emotions, processing and managing traumatic stress, and building healthy relationships.
(312) 598-0827 View (312) 598-0827
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Stephen Brian Brown
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LCSW
Verified Verified
Chicago, IL 60601
I am accepting new clients at this time. My career in Social Work has instilled in me a compassion to work with those most marginalized among us. As I have found purpose in my path I want to help others find similarly meaning and purpose which leads to deeper fulfillment. I provide guidance and support during stressful life transitions while discovering your truest identity and desire. I want to help you transform from feeling stuck into finding meaning and mission. I work with helping you find your calling! I also provide relationship counseling based on the Gottman Methodology.
I am accepting new clients at this time. My career in Social Work has instilled in me a compassion to work with those most marginalized among us. As I have found purpose in my path I want to help others find similarly meaning and purpose which leads to deeper fulfillment. I provide guidance and support during stressful life transitions while discovering your truest identity and desire. I want to help you transform from feeling stuck into finding meaning and mission. I work with helping you find your calling! I also provide relationship counseling based on the Gottman Methodology.
(312) 818-4483 View (312) 818-4483
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Ruth H Durack
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified Verified
Chicago, IL 60601  (Online Only)
Feelings of anxiety, depression, and concerns about body image and food can be isolating, but you don't have to feel alone with these struggles. I am a licensed clinician with Cityscape Counseling, and I have spent my career working with clients to address the effects of trauma, anxiety, and depression on their relationships with themselves, their bodies, and their family.
Feelings of anxiety, depression, and concerns about body image and food can be isolating, but you don't have to feel alone with these struggles. I am a licensed clinician with Cityscape Counseling, and I have spent my career working with clients to address the effects of trauma, anxiety, and depression on their relationships with themselves, their bodies, and their family.
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Leah O'Brien
Counselor, MA, LCPC, CADC
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Chicago, IL 60601  (Online Only)
Leah O'Brien (she/her) is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor and Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor specializing in anxiety, depression, adjustment to trauma, eating concerns, interpersonal problems, life transitions, and substance use. Ms. O'Brien is integrative in her treatment approach, often combining cognitive-behavioral, emotion-focused, and motivational interviewing approaches. She prioritizes collaborating with clients to create individualized treatment interventions, tailored to the identified goals of each client, with an emphasis on creating a warm, safe, and nonjudgmental therapeutic environment.
Leah O'Brien (she/her) is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor and Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor specializing in anxiety, depression, adjustment to trauma, eating concerns, interpersonal problems, life transitions, and substance use. Ms. O'Brien is integrative in her treatment approach, often combining cognitive-behavioral, emotion-focused, and motivational interviewing approaches. She prioritizes collaborating with clients to create individualized treatment interventions, tailored to the identified goals of each client, with an emphasis on creating a warm, safe, and nonjudgmental therapeutic environment.
(312) 646-4178 View (312) 646-4178

How does your Therapist compare?

Number of Therapists in 60601

1,000+

Average cost per session

$160

Therapists in 60601 who prioritize treating:

92% Anxiety
89% Depression
82% Relationship Issues
79% Self Esteem
70% Trauma and PTSD
67% Stress
67% Life Transitions

Average years in practice

10 Years

Top 3 insurances accepted

96% BlueCross and BlueShield
62% Aetna
52% UnitedHealthcare UHC | UBH

How Therapists in 60601 see their clients

63% In Person and Online
37% Online Only

Gender breakdown

81% Female
17% Male
2% Non-Binary

FAQs - About Therapy and Counseling

How can I find a therapist in 60601?

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.

Learn more about how to find a therapist

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.