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Barb Duffie
Counselor, LCPC
Verified Verified
Bloomington, IL 61704
Adulting can really suck sometimes, am I right? I’m Barb and I think we all struggle at times and could use some help getting things back on track. I’m not here to tell you what to do, but to help guide you to your answers. I take a down-to-earth, no nonsense approach to therapy. No “so how does that make you feel” or “so what I hear you saying is” from me. We’re just having a conversation to help give you some guidance.
Adulting can really suck sometimes, am I right? I’m Barb and I think we all struggle at times and could use some help getting things back on track. I’m not here to tell you what to do, but to help guide you to your answers. I take a down-to-earth, no nonsense approach to therapy. No “so how does that make you feel” or “so what I hear you saying is” from me. We’re just having a conversation to help give you some guidance.
(309) 955-5277 View (309) 955-5277
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Sona Chalian
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified Verified
Bloomington, IL 61704
It takes courage to invite someone into your life to be a partner on your journey to healing. I view your willingness to share your thoughts, feelings, and experiences with me as a privilege. Whether it's your first time in therapy or you are returning to therapy, building a new therapeutic relationship takes time and honest conversation. I use a variety of approaches and in my role, I will work with you to find what is the best fit for you. I have experience working with LGBTQ and BIPOC individuals, and individuals who experience depression, anxiety, life transitions and relationship challenges.
It takes courage to invite someone into your life to be a partner on your journey to healing. I view your willingness to share your thoughts, feelings, and experiences with me as a privilege. Whether it's your first time in therapy or you are returning to therapy, building a new therapeutic relationship takes time and honest conversation. I use a variety of approaches and in my role, I will work with you to find what is the best fit for you. I have experience working with LGBTQ and BIPOC individuals, and individuals who experience depression, anxiety, life transitions and relationship challenges.
(309) 725-4164 View (309) 725-4164
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Alex Cichy
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC
Verified Verified
Bloomington, IL 61704
Alex Cichy is a Licensed Professional Counselor in Illinois. As a clinician, Alex offers a safe, welcoming, and supportive environment to a diverse set of clients. As a member of the LGBTQIA+ community, it is highly important to Alex that all individuals feel safe to partake in their own personal treatment while being challenged in a positive manner. Outside of work, Alex enjoys spending time with xer cats, LGBTQIA+ events, listening to music/concerts, and painting.
Alex Cichy is a Licensed Professional Counselor in Illinois. As a clinician, Alex offers a safe, welcoming, and supportive environment to a diverse set of clients. As a member of the LGBTQIA+ community, it is highly important to Alex that all individuals feel safe to partake in their own personal treatment while being challenged in a positive manner. Outside of work, Alex enjoys spending time with xer cats, LGBTQIA+ events, listening to music/concerts, and painting.
(309) 271-0140 View (309) 271-0140
Labyrinth Therapy Services
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LCSW
Verified Verified
Bloomington, IL 61704
Not accepting new clients
**Not Taking New Clients at this time**I work with adult individuals who are facing moments of psychological crisis as they seek a path to a healthier life. Our first session would be to introduce ourselves and identify what you want to work-on in therapy. Finding one's way through life's questions, challenges, transitions, and developmental stages is daunting. As a Jungian oriented psychotherapist, I believe that humans are predisposed to make their individual mark in the world. I will accompany you on your journey to achieving affective catharsis of a problem, gain insight into it, and learn new ways of coping/solving the problem.
**Not Taking New Clients at this time**I work with adult individuals who are facing moments of psychological crisis as they seek a path to a healthier life. Our first session would be to introduce ourselves and identify what you want to work-on in therapy. Finding one's way through life's questions, challenges, transitions, and developmental stages is daunting. As a Jungian oriented psychotherapist, I believe that humans are predisposed to make their individual mark in the world. I will accompany you on your journey to achieving affective catharsis of a problem, gain insight into it, and learn new ways of coping/solving the problem.
(309) 628-0320 View (309) 628-0320
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Alison Kerrn
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC
Verified Verified
Bloomington, IL 61704
Hi there, Whether it's for yourself, your kid, or your family, it takes strength to both reach out for counseling and to be open to receiving help. Having some nervousness is normal, even if it isn't your first time. Is your child isolating, refusing to go to school, or overthinking? Does your family have troubles connecting, communicating, or resolving conflict? If so, seeking counseling with me may be beneficial for you. I have years of experience working with children and adolescents with different backgrounds, including LGBTQ+, and different mental health concerns, including trauma, depression, and anxiety.
Hi there, Whether it's for yourself, your kid, or your family, it takes strength to both reach out for counseling and to be open to receiving help. Having some nervousness is normal, even if it isn't your first time. Is your child isolating, refusing to go to school, or overthinking? Does your family have troubles connecting, communicating, or resolving conflict? If so, seeking counseling with me may be beneficial for you. I have years of experience working with children and adolescents with different backgrounds, including LGBTQ+, and different mental health concerns, including trauma, depression, and anxiety.
(309) 305-3802 View (309) 305-3802
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Jaclyn Orton
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified Verified
Bloomington, IL 61704
Jacki Orton is a licensed Clinical social worker with over 18 years of experience specializing in anxiety, depression, PTSD and trauma. She builds a supportive therapeutic relationship to assist clients in navigating their life challenges in order to achieve a happier life balance. Sessions often include a variety of techniques, integrating cognitive behavioral therapy, dialectical behavioral therapy, and mindfulness techniques, as well as more creative approaches including art, music and movement.
Jacki Orton is a licensed Clinical social worker with over 18 years of experience specializing in anxiety, depression, PTSD and trauma. She builds a supportive therapeutic relationship to assist clients in navigating their life challenges in order to achieve a happier life balance. Sessions often include a variety of techniques, integrating cognitive behavioral therapy, dialectical behavioral therapy, and mindfulness techniques, as well as more creative approaches including art, music and movement.
(309) 955-5482 View (309) 955-5482
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Tara Valentine
Licensed Professional Counselor, MS, LPC
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Bloomington, IL 61704
I want to start by saying I’m proud of you. It takes a lot of bravery to seek help. It may not feel that way, and your brain may be saying “yeah, but.....”. However, you cannot have bravery without being afraid. I enjoy working with clients from ages 8 and up. I am affirming of LGBTQIA+ identities. I am experienced in working with: anxiety, depression, self-esteem, gender identity, grief, adjustment disorders, trauma, self-harm, suicidal thoughts, domestic abuse, and communication concerns. As a therapist, I can help you find routes to success, to growth, to healing. It’s okay to feel lost. You aren’t alone.
I want to start by saying I’m proud of you. It takes a lot of bravery to seek help. It may not feel that way, and your brain may be saying “yeah, but.....”. However, you cannot have bravery without being afraid. I enjoy working with clients from ages 8 and up. I am affirming of LGBTQIA+ identities. I am experienced in working with: anxiety, depression, self-esteem, gender identity, grief, adjustment disorders, trauma, self-harm, suicidal thoughts, domestic abuse, and communication concerns. As a therapist, I can help you find routes to success, to growth, to healing. It’s okay to feel lost. You aren’t alone.
(309) 928-0654 View (309) 928-0654
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Nicolas Gudino
Counselor, LCPC
Verified Verified
Bloomington, IL 61704
Nicolas Gudino is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor with over 15 years of clinical experience. Nicolas earned a Masters of Arts Degree in Human Development Counseling - Clinical Mental Health from Bradley University. He is certified as a National Certified Counselor through NBCC and has provided services in community, residential, and hospital settings. Nicolas works with teens and adults experiencing varied mental and behavioral health concerns. In providing therapy services he aims to guide individuals in handling everyday stressors as well as significant life events.
Nicolas Gudino is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor with over 15 years of clinical experience. Nicolas earned a Masters of Arts Degree in Human Development Counseling - Clinical Mental Health from Bradley University. He is certified as a National Certified Counselor through NBCC and has provided services in community, residential, and hospital settings. Nicolas works with teens and adults experiencing varied mental and behavioral health concerns. In providing therapy services he aims to guide individuals in handling everyday stressors as well as significant life events.
(309) 274-0713 View (309) 274-0713
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Lourdes Reyes
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MA, LCSW, CADC
Verified Verified
2 Endorsed
Bloomington, IL 61704
I believe we all deserve a second chance and have the capacity to strive to achieve our hopes and dreams within us. Every path is different as we have each encountered different barriers and challenges in life that has brought us to where we are today. I am here to provide guidance and direction but most importantly empower you to believe in yourself and know that it is possible to be the person you always wanted to be. My inspiration comes from helping others reach their potential and turning what seemed impossible into possibilities.
I believe we all deserve a second chance and have the capacity to strive to achieve our hopes and dreams within us. Every path is different as we have each encountered different barriers and challenges in life that has brought us to where we are today. I am here to provide guidance and direction but most importantly empower you to believe in yourself and know that it is possible to be the person you always wanted to be. My inspiration comes from helping others reach their potential and turning what seemed impossible into possibilities.
(309) 703-3150 View (309) 703-3150
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Susan Plezia
Counselor, MA, LCPC
Verified Verified
Bloomington, IL 61704
I specialize in anxiety and mood disorders, adjustment and trauma-related disorders, and teen/young adult issues. I also very much enjoy working with Young people navigating physical disability and chronic or temporary medical conditions, teens adjusting to life stressors such as parental separation/divorce, Teens with a parent navigating health challenges, and young adults navigating issues related to life after high school. I also very much enjoy working with people who work in the medical field and other helping professions.
I specialize in anxiety and mood disorders, adjustment and trauma-related disorders, and teen/young adult issues. I also very much enjoy working with Young people navigating physical disability and chronic or temporary medical conditions, teens adjusting to life stressors such as parental separation/divorce, Teens with a parent navigating health challenges, and young adults navigating issues related to life after high school. I also very much enjoy working with people who work in the medical field and other helping professions.
(309) 220-5945 View (309) 220-5945
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Ara Lambert
Psychologist, PsyD
Verified Verified
Bloomington, IL 61704
Dr. Ara Lambert, PsyD, creates an individual experience for each client. Her overall goal is for clients to feel heard, seen, and know they have support. She is flexible, easygoing, straightforward, and enjoys utilizing humor to help process the hard stuff. Dr. Lambert earned an undergraduate degree from Illinois Wesleyan University and a PsyD in clinical psychology from Chicago School of Professional Psychology. She's worked as a licensed clinical psychologist at various health systems serving clients in both individual and group settings. In therapy, Dr. Lambert integrates many modalities to help clients accomplish their goals.
Dr. Ara Lambert, PsyD, creates an individual experience for each client. Her overall goal is for clients to feel heard, seen, and know they have support. She is flexible, easygoing, straightforward, and enjoys utilizing humor to help process the hard stuff. Dr. Lambert earned an undergraduate degree from Illinois Wesleyan University and a PsyD in clinical psychology from Chicago School of Professional Psychology. She's worked as a licensed clinical psychologist at various health systems serving clients in both individual and group settings. In therapy, Dr. Lambert integrates many modalities to help clients accomplish their goals.
(309) 237-0796 View (309) 237-0796
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Samantha Hinshaw
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC
Verified Verified
3 Endorsed
Bloomington, IL 61704
I specialize in providing therapy services to adolescents and adults. My therapeutic approach is focused on building a strong foundation of trust and fostering open communication with my clients. I am a firm believer in the power of collaboration and teamwork, where we work together to recognize your strengths and integrate them into your daily life. I employ a range of personalized interventions that are tailored to each individual's specific treatment goals. Initial contact via email is preferred.
I specialize in providing therapy services to adolescents and adults. My therapeutic approach is focused on building a strong foundation of trust and fostering open communication with my clients. I am a firm believer in the power of collaboration and teamwork, where we work together to recognize your strengths and integrate them into your daily life. I employ a range of personalized interventions that are tailored to each individual's specific treatment goals. Initial contact via email is preferred.
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Candice Dohman
Pre-Licensed Professional
Verified Verified
Bloomington, IL 61704
Are you experiencing depression and/or anxiety? Do you find yourself struggling with guilt or shame? Do you have couples or family issues that are tearing at your heart? How can our counselor-client relationship foster growth in those areas? There are times in life when individuals come across an area of their life, their thought process, or their relationships that they wish to see improvement on.
Are you experiencing depression and/or anxiety? Do you find yourself struggling with guilt or shame? Do you have couples or family issues that are tearing at your heart? How can our counselor-client relationship foster growth in those areas? There are times in life when individuals come across an area of their life, their thought process, or their relationships that they wish to see improvement on.
(309) 245-7233 View (309) 245-7233
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Charles Alex Parlette
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, LCPC
Verified Verified
2 Endorsed
Bloomington, IL 61704
I have seen the positive healing effects of counseling not only in my personal life, but in the life of my clients. Everyone is unique and has their own highs and lows, and I love being with people when they are in both spaces. I want everyone that I work with to feel like they are understood, heard, and that they matter. I strive to be able to provide a space for everyone to grow into their best self.
I have seen the positive healing effects of counseling not only in my personal life, but in the life of my clients. Everyone is unique and has their own highs and lows, and I love being with people when they are in both spaces. I want everyone that I work with to feel like they are understood, heard, and that they matter. I strive to be able to provide a space for everyone to grow into their best self.
(312) 553-0403 View (312) 553-0403
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Rebecca Freeman
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW
Verified Verified
Bloomington, IL 61704  (Online Only)
Hello! I am Rebecca. Parenting is one of the most joyous and difficult ‘hats’ I have ever worn. I have had the privilege of working with children and parents in different capacities for most of my career. Every parent could use a space to process life and receive unconditional and nonjudgmental support. Empathizing and encouraging are strengths I bring to the therapeutic relationship. I am especially passionate about working with parents and families who live the shift work or first responder life. I would love to walk alongside you and your family in this journey of parenting.
Hello! I am Rebecca. Parenting is one of the most joyous and difficult ‘hats’ I have ever worn. I have had the privilege of working with children and parents in different capacities for most of my career. Every parent could use a space to process life and receive unconditional and nonjudgmental support. Empathizing and encouraging are strengths I bring to the therapeutic relationship. I am especially passionate about working with parents and families who live the shift work or first responder life. I would love to walk alongside you and your family in this journey of parenting.
(217) 996-9036 View (217) 996-9036
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Carrie K. Company
Counselor, MA, MSEd, LCPC, NBC-HWC
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Bloomington, IL 61704
Waitlist for new clients
I want to create a warm, accepting & empowering environment in which you feel understood and comfortable exploring ways to create positive lifestyle change that improves overall well-being. Everyone faces challenges and difficult times in their life. Whether it be past/childhood trauma(s), PTSD, anxiety, depression, difficulties in marriage/partnership, weight loss, or dealing with a chronic condition(s), you have someone in your corner ready to support and help you navigate the troubled waters. I truly believe in the gift that is being human and would be honored to walk with you on your journey.
I want to create a warm, accepting & empowering environment in which you feel understood and comfortable exploring ways to create positive lifestyle change that improves overall well-being. Everyone faces challenges and difficult times in their life. Whether it be past/childhood trauma(s), PTSD, anxiety, depression, difficulties in marriage/partnership, weight loss, or dealing with a chronic condition(s), you have someone in your corner ready to support and help you navigate the troubled waters. I truly believe in the gift that is being human and would be honored to walk with you on your journey.
(309) 220-3286 View (309) 220-3286
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Kimberly Hays
Psychologist, PhD
Verified Verified
Bloomington, IL 61704
Not accepting new clients
Are you considering therapy to help you cope with stress, negative emotions or maybe to strengthen self-esteem? If so, my practice may be a good choice for you. My practice focuses on work with adults who seek counseling for personal growth to feel emotionally stronger and more content, or for those who are trying to work through negative feelings connected with relationship concerns, grief and loss, life transitions, depression, self-esteem, or anxiety. I view issues through a cultural lens, being mindful of the influences of society on people's lives.
Are you considering therapy to help you cope with stress, negative emotions or maybe to strengthen self-esteem? If so, my practice may be a good choice for you. My practice focuses on work with adults who seek counseling for personal growth to feel emotionally stronger and more content, or for those who are trying to work through negative feelings connected with relationship concerns, grief and loss, life transitions, depression, self-esteem, or anxiety. I view issues through a cultural lens, being mindful of the influences of society on people's lives.
(309) 321-0531 View (309) 321-0531
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Nick Lanz
MM, MT-BC
Verified Verified
Bloomington, IL 61704
My area of focus is adults looking to improve their mental health. I have a passion for individuals dealing with post-traumatic stress, low self-esteem, depression, anxiety, and other issues. My hope is to use the uplifting power of music to break down walls and create something beautiful out of the pain.
My area of focus is adults looking to improve their mental health. I have a passion for individuals dealing with post-traumatic stress, low self-esteem, depression, anxiety, and other issues. My hope is to use the uplifting power of music to break down walls and create something beautiful out of the pain.
(309) 893-1886 View (309) 893-1886
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Alexander Willett
Psychologist, PsyD
Verified Verified
Bloomington, IL 61704
Dr. Alexander P. Willett is a Clinical Neuropsychologist and a Licensed Clinical Psychologist in the state of Illinois. His primary area of concentration is in Clinical Neuropsychology. Dr. Willett has experience providing neuropsychological assessments to individuals across the lifespan. He specializes in Adult ADHD/Attention Problems, Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia, Cognitive Declines, Memory Difficulties, and he also offers Faith-Based Christian Counseling when requested. As a Neuropsychologist, Dr. Willett specializes in the relationship between the brain and behavior.
Dr. Alexander P. Willett is a Clinical Neuropsychologist and a Licensed Clinical Psychologist in the state of Illinois. His primary area of concentration is in Clinical Neuropsychology. Dr. Willett has experience providing neuropsychological assessments to individuals across the lifespan. He specializes in Adult ADHD/Attention Problems, Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia, Cognitive Declines, Memory Difficulties, and he also offers Faith-Based Christian Counseling when requested. As a Neuropsychologist, Dr. Willett specializes in the relationship between the brain and behavior.
(309) 955-5473 View (309) 955-5473
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Sandy L Colbs
Psychologist, PhD
Verified Verified
8 Endorsed
Bloomington, IL 61704
Life is a complicated journey, and I am fortunate to have the opportunity to walk with my clients as they navigate relationships, self esteem, life transitions, losses and change. My practice focuses on helping adults resolve difficult life experiences, whether from childhood or from the challenges of daily life or the inevitable transitions and changes of life as we grow older. I believe that therapy can help people break out of the set patterns of thinking and feeling that restrict us from living our life to our highest potential.
Life is a complicated journey, and I am fortunate to have the opportunity to walk with my clients as they navigate relationships, self esteem, life transitions, losses and change. My practice focuses on helping adults resolve difficult life experiences, whether from childhood or from the challenges of daily life or the inevitable transitions and changes of life as we grow older. I believe that therapy can help people break out of the set patterns of thinking and feeling that restrict us from living our life to our highest potential.
(309) 228-4684 View (309) 228-4684
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Number of Therapists in 61704

100+

Average cost per session

$150

Therapists in 61704 who prioritize treating:

95% Anxiety
90% Depression
75% Relationship Issues
66% Trauma and PTSD
65% Self Esteem
64% Stress
55% Grief

Average years in practice

11 Years

Top 3 insurances accepted

97% BlueCross and BlueShield
57% Aetna
53% Health Alliance

How Therapists in 61704 see their clients

90% In Person and Online
10% Online Only

Gender breakdown

78% Female
19% Male
3% Non-Binary
FAQs - About Therapy and Counseling

How can I find a therapist in 61704?

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.