Therapists in 77089

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Ruth Roberts
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC
Verified
Houston, TX 77089
Hi! My name is Ruth Roberts and I am licensed as a Professional Counselor (LPC) with over 23 years of clinical experience. I am able to treat a variety of mental health disorders for individuals, families, and couples such as anxiety, depression, stress management, coping skills, emotional regulation, and trauma. My approach to therapy is based on the evidence-based perspective of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) such as Solution Focused Therapy, Dialectic Behavioral Therapy (DBT), Mindfulness, and Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT).
Hi! My name is Ruth Roberts and I am licensed as a Professional Counselor (LPC) with over 23 years of clinical experience. I am able to treat a variety of mental health disorders for individuals, families, and couples such as anxiety, depression, stress management, coping skills, emotional regulation, and trauma. My approach to therapy is based on the evidence-based perspective of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) such as Solution Focused Therapy, Dialectic Behavioral Therapy (DBT), Mindfulness, and Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT).
(281) 746-6717 View (281) 746-6717
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Natasha Mahesh
Licensed Professional Counselor Associate, MEd
Verified
4 Endorsed
Houston, TX 77089  (Online Only)
Are you grappling with anxiety, depression, strained relationships, or an overwhelming sense of isolation? If so, you've arrived at the right place. I specialise in guiding adult children from dysfunctional families on a transformative journey. Clients often come into therapy carrying the weight of years of self-doubt, depression, and an overwhelming sense of being trapped. Together, we'll embark on a dedicated path to dismantle those negative self-images, piece by piece. Through our work, you'll unearth the intrinsic worth that has always resided within you, buried beneath layers of self-criticism.
Are you grappling with anxiety, depression, strained relationships, or an overwhelming sense of isolation? If so, you've arrived at the right place. I specialise in guiding adult children from dysfunctional families on a transformative journey. Clients often come into therapy carrying the weight of years of self-doubt, depression, and an overwhelming sense of being trapped. Together, we'll embark on a dedicated path to dismantle those negative self-images, piece by piece. Through our work, you'll unearth the intrinsic worth that has always resided within you, buried beneath layers of self-criticism.
(832) 838-7423 View (832) 838-7423
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Beauty for Ashes Healing Center (Stacey Gooden)
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC
Verified
Houston, TX 77089  (Online Only)
Waitlist for new clients
Welcome to Beauty for Ashes! My name is Stacey, and I'm grateful to journey alongside you as we navigate this season of life together. Whether you are walking through recent stressors, or have felt stuck in the same cycle for decades, it’s never too early or too late to experience greater freedom in your life. I am certified in EMDR Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, and am a Certified First Responder Counselor (CFRC); also trained in Exposure and Response Prevention (ERP) used to treat Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD).
Welcome to Beauty for Ashes! My name is Stacey, and I'm grateful to journey alongside you as we navigate this season of life together. Whether you are walking through recent stressors, or have felt stuck in the same cycle for decades, it’s never too early or too late to experience greater freedom in your life. I am certified in EMDR Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, and am a Certified First Responder Counselor (CFRC); also trained in Exposure and Response Prevention (ERP) used to treat Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD).
(832) 909-1423 View (832) 909-1423
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Claudia Sotelo
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC
Verified
1 Endorsed
Houston, TX 77089  (Online Only)
As humans it is my belief that we all have great power with in to move towards the change we desire. As a Licensed Professional Counselor I dedicate myself to assisting people identify that power. I am bilingual and speak Spanish. I was born and raised in El Paso, Texas. My master’s degree in Guidance and Counseling from The University of Texas at El Paso. I have worked for 11 years as an educator in the public school setting. 7 of those years as a school counselor from grades K-12th. My focus is to support children, adolescence, and individuals on their journey towards healing. I wish to provide a client centered approach
As humans it is my belief that we all have great power with in to move towards the change we desire. As a Licensed Professional Counselor I dedicate myself to assisting people identify that power. I am bilingual and speak Spanish. I was born and raised in El Paso, Texas. My master’s degree in Guidance and Counseling from The University of Texas at El Paso. I have worked for 11 years as an educator in the public school setting. 7 of those years as a school counselor from grades K-12th. My focus is to support children, adolescence, and individuals on their journey towards healing. I wish to provide a client centered approach
(281) 619-2472 View (281) 619-2472
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Kristina Guerrero
Pre-Licensed Professional, LPC-I, LCDC, NCC
Verified
1 Endorsed
Houston, TX 77089  (Online Only)
Your life matters. You want to succeed, be the best version of yourself, and have a sense of purpose that guides you. You want to make a difference and enjoy the journey. You want to feel fulfilled and possibly leave a legacy. In the day to day, you want to be able to breathe, know yourself, make space for that which is important to you and what you need. You want to love your life, love yourself, and be at peace with the world around you. You want to know you, own it, and live life in a way that fits who you are and what you want in life. I want to be a safe place for you to work out the issues and keep going forward.
Your life matters. You want to succeed, be the best version of yourself, and have a sense of purpose that guides you. You want to make a difference and enjoy the journey. You want to feel fulfilled and possibly leave a legacy. In the day to day, you want to be able to breathe, know yourself, make space for that which is important to you and what you need. You want to love your life, love yourself, and be at peace with the world around you. You want to know you, own it, and live life in a way that fits who you are and what you want in life. I want to be a safe place for you to work out the issues and keep going forward.
(281) 666-2861 View (281) 666-2861
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Lyn Bjorgo
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC
Verified
Houston, TX 77089
My name is Lyn Bjorgo. I am a Licensed Professional Counselor based in Texas working with clients statewide via telehealth. I work with adolescents and adults presenting with a variety of concerns. Life change adjustment issues, eating disorders, and depression are the issues I treat most often. My personality and therapeutic style tend to be effective with a variety of clients. These include clients in their late teens embarking on their next stage of life as well as those in early and middle adulthood navigating life changes, coping with day-to-day stressors and depression.
My name is Lyn Bjorgo. I am a Licensed Professional Counselor based in Texas working with clients statewide via telehealth. I work with adolescents and adults presenting with a variety of concerns. Life change adjustment issues, eating disorders, and depression are the issues I treat most often. My personality and therapeutic style tend to be effective with a variety of clients. These include clients in their late teens embarking on their next stage of life as well as those in early and middle adulthood navigating life changes, coping with day-to-day stressors and depression.
(281) 937-8256 View (281) 937-8256
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Gabriela Chapa Herrera
Licensed Professional Counselor, MS, LPC
Verified
4 Endorsed
Houston, TX 77089  (Online Only)
Are you experiencing constant stress and anxiety? Do you find it challenging to build self-confidence and deal with your inner critic? It can be overwhelming to handle various responsibilities while seeking balance in your life. Perhaps you are feeling exhausted or trapped. These symptoms not only affect your personal well-being but also impact your relationships and job performance. Counseling can provide valuable insights into your experiences, enhancing your coping skills, managing intense emotions, and reducing the emotional impact of traumatic events. Let's create a tailored plan that addresses your individual needs and goals.
Are you experiencing constant stress and anxiety? Do you find it challenging to build self-confidence and deal with your inner critic? It can be overwhelming to handle various responsibilities while seeking balance in your life. Perhaps you are feeling exhausted or trapped. These symptoms not only affect your personal well-being but also impact your relationships and job performance. Counseling can provide valuable insights into your experiences, enhancing your coping skills, managing intense emotions, and reducing the emotional impact of traumatic events. Let's create a tailored plan that addresses your individual needs and goals.
(281) 916-8942 View (281) 916-8942
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LaMonica Kinch Ross
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC-S
Verified
3 Endorsed
Houston, TX 77089  (Online Only)
Waitlist for new clients
Feeling like life's a maze, and you're not quite sure which path to take? Struggling with what some call 'high-functioning' depression or anxiety? Perhaps you've mastered the art of putting on a brave face, yet inside, you're battling your own storms. It's okay; we all face turbulence, but there's a lighthouse of hope shining on your horizon. By seeking help, you're already tapping into your inherent strength, and I'm here to walk beside you on your healing journey.
Feeling like life's a maze, and you're not quite sure which path to take? Struggling with what some call 'high-functioning' depression or anxiety? Perhaps you've mastered the art of putting on a brave face, yet inside, you're battling your own storms. It's okay; we all face turbulence, but there's a lighthouse of hope shining on your horizon. By seeking help, you're already tapping into your inherent strength, and I'm here to walk beside you on your healing journey.
(346) 209-4889 View (346) 209-4889
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Patricia Shaw
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified
Houston, TX 77089
I am Dr. Patricia Shaw, a licensed therapist. I have over 28 years experience teaching, supervising, and practicing evidenced-based approaches for those experiencing issues with addiction, trauma. depression, relationships, and a wide variety of other life challenges. I am licensed in Texas with over 28 years of professional work experience. I typically work with clients experiencing challenges with stress and anxiety, sexual identity, coping with addictions, marital and relationship issues, & trauma and abuse.
I am Dr. Patricia Shaw, a licensed therapist. I have over 28 years experience teaching, supervising, and practicing evidenced-based approaches for those experiencing issues with addiction, trauma. depression, relationships, and a wide variety of other life challenges. I am licensed in Texas with over 28 years of professional work experience. I typically work with clients experiencing challenges with stress and anxiety, sexual identity, coping with addictions, marital and relationship issues, & trauma and abuse.
(281) 524-4391 View (281) 524-4391
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Alana Banks
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified
Houston, TX 77089
Welcome! I am Alana Banks, a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. I have extensive experience implementing evidence-based modalities to effectively treat anxiety, depression, and other behavioral health disorders, as well as trauma, substance abuse, family conflict, life transitions, and relationship issues. My approach is eclectic, client-centered, and strengths-based, with attachment and trauma theories as to the foundation.I incorporate my specialized training in CBT, DBT, Motivational Interviewing, EMDR, and Mindfulness-Based strategies to discover the internal strengths and hidden blockages necessary to promote healing.
Welcome! I am Alana Banks, a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. I have extensive experience implementing evidence-based modalities to effectively treat anxiety, depression, and other behavioral health disorders, as well as trauma, substance abuse, family conflict, life transitions, and relationship issues. My approach is eclectic, client-centered, and strengths-based, with attachment and trauma theories as to the foundation.I incorporate my specialized training in CBT, DBT, Motivational Interviewing, EMDR, and Mindfulness-Based strategies to discover the internal strengths and hidden blockages necessary to promote healing.
(281) 942-4183 View (281) 942-4183
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Wind Rose Counseling
Licensed Professional Counselor, DPC, LPC-S, LMFT
Verified
1 Endorsed
Houston, TX 77089
Have you experienced trauma, hard events, or big forms of fear and worry? These experiences affect how the brain works, then the brain may need specific kinds of help. We can help you process stuck experiences, thoughts, and feelings so you can eliminate emotional distress and develop a new way of thinking about those hard events.
Have you experienced trauma, hard events, or big forms of fear and worry? These experiences affect how the brain works, then the brain may need specific kinds of help. We can help you process stuck experiences, thoughts, and feelings so you can eliminate emotional distress and develop a new way of thinking about those hard events.
(832) 726-1673 View (832) 726-1673
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Dr. Cynthia Lee Coronado
Licensed Professional Counselor, EdD, LPC-S, CAS, CCTP, EMDR
Verified
6 Endorsed
Houston, TX 77089
Dr. Cynthia Lee Coronado: As a proven psychotherapist with over 20 years of experience, I have worked to build, enhance, and sustain the social and emotional well-being of children, adolescents, and adults by providing them the skills necessary to be successful in their life endeavors. I learned very quickly that my passion lies in wanting to help others achieve a better future for themselves through counseling and mentoring with an emphasis on individual, couples, and family therapy.
Dr. Cynthia Lee Coronado: As a proven psychotherapist with over 20 years of experience, I have worked to build, enhance, and sustain the social and emotional well-being of children, adolescents, and adults by providing them the skills necessary to be successful in their life endeavors. I learned very quickly that my passion lies in wanting to help others achieve a better future for themselves through counseling and mentoring with an emphasis on individual, couples, and family therapy.
(281) 317-6447 View (281) 317-6447
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Raven Wilson
LPC Associate
Verified
6 Endorsed
Houston, TX 77089
I have always believed that healthy interpersonal communication is one of the most dynamic and invaluable resources that we have at our disposal. In counseling, as in life, I aim to cultivate a practice of empathetic wellness intervention in service of creating clear and coherent communication across race, class, gender and sexuality, while also prioritizing community, accessibility, and holistic wellness. I enjoy working with interpersonal relationships, familial trauma, anxiety, guilt/shame, and identity formation, and am especially interested in working with women, people of color, LGBTQ+, and young adult populations.
I have always believed that healthy interpersonal communication is one of the most dynamic and invaluable resources that we have at our disposal. In counseling, as in life, I aim to cultivate a practice of empathetic wellness intervention in service of creating clear and coherent communication across race, class, gender and sexuality, while also prioritizing community, accessibility, and holistic wellness. I enjoy working with interpersonal relationships, familial trauma, anxiety, guilt/shame, and identity formation, and am especially interested in working with women, people of color, LGBTQ+, and young adult populations.
(281) 725-6287 View (281) 725-6287
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Dan Daumas
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, LPC
Verified
1 Endorsed
Houston, TX 77089  (Online Only)
Waitlist for new clients
I believe that every individual has their own unique life journey and the capacity for growth and healing. As we explore the complexities of your experience I will work with you to create a space that allows you to feel safe, supported, and validated. I work from a trauma-informed lens and believe in the power of compassion when it comes to healing. I am passionate about providing affirming mental healthcare to individuals who experience (or are curious to know more about) the following identities: Autistic, ADHD, Transgender, Gender Expansive, Queer, and/or Disabled.
I believe that every individual has their own unique life journey and the capacity for growth and healing. As we explore the complexities of your experience I will work with you to create a space that allows you to feel safe, supported, and validated. I work from a trauma-informed lens and believe in the power of compassion when it comes to healing. I am passionate about providing affirming mental healthcare to individuals who experience (or are curious to know more about) the following identities: Autistic, ADHD, Transgender, Gender Expansive, Queer, and/or Disabled.
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Feliss Goree
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, LPC, NCC, CRC
Verified
1 Endorsed
Houston, TX 77089  (Online Only)
Congrats on making it this far, you deserve this! I hope you’ve found exactly what you’re looking for, right here on my profile. Your search is over! I know it’s difficult, navigating through the stress of work or school, generational curses, and everything else in this world through experience and with many questions. I understand how hard it was to get to this point; making a conscious decision to seek a therapeutic relationship to help build a better you. Despite the negative or discouraging comments you’ve heard or thoughts you may have, you’ve taken the most important step: starting your search for a connection of a lifetime.
Congrats on making it this far, you deserve this! I hope you’ve found exactly what you’re looking for, right here on my profile. Your search is over! I know it’s difficult, navigating through the stress of work or school, generational curses, and everything else in this world through experience and with many questions. I understand how hard it was to get to this point; making a conscious decision to seek a therapeutic relationship to help build a better you. Despite the negative or discouraging comments you’ve heard or thoughts you may have, you’ve taken the most important step: starting your search for a connection of a lifetime.
(281) 944-4873 View (281) 944-4873
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Chavon Cecily Williams
Licensed Professional Counselor, MEd, LPC
Verified
Houston, TX 77089
My ideal client is anyone who is struggling to find peace within their own mental health. The client may have issues of grief, past betrayals, or major life changes. The client only wants to come to a place of acceptance with the things that have happened in their life. They want to be validated in the knowledge that their experience and feelings are real. They also want help in moving past their current place and reaching their goals. They want to be at peace in their mental health.
My ideal client is anyone who is struggling to find peace within their own mental health. The client may have issues of grief, past betrayals, or major life changes. The client only wants to come to a place of acceptance with the things that have happened in their life. They want to be validated in the knowledge that their experience and feelings are real. They also want help in moving past their current place and reaching their goals. They want to be at peace in their mental health.
(713) 360-0565 View (713) 360-0565
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Joan Deming-Combs
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC
Verified
Houston, TX 77089
I honor the courage and willingness it takes to step into the counseling journey. My specializations are anxiety and stress management, parenting issues, and life changes. I listen. I create a warm, open, safe, nonjudgmental counseling environment as I connect with clients to understand their needs and help facilitate self-understanding, skills, and growth. I typically treat women and men experiencing anxiety related to work, family, and life balance. I also assist you as you maneuver through the ever-present changes in life. My focus is you, and your needs.
I honor the courage and willingness it takes to step into the counseling journey. My specializations are anxiety and stress management, parenting issues, and life changes. I listen. I create a warm, open, safe, nonjudgmental counseling environment as I connect with clients to understand their needs and help facilitate self-understanding, skills, and growth. I typically treat women and men experiencing anxiety related to work, family, and life balance. I also assist you as you maneuver through the ever-present changes in life. My focus is you, and your needs.
(281) 940-3832 View (281) 940-3832
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Dorothy Leahy
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC
Verified
1 Endorsed
Houston, TX 77089
Dorothy Is a licensed professional counselor who holds a certificate in clinical mental health counseling from Lamar University, and MEd. In school counseling from Lamar University and a bachelor of science degree in elementary interdisciplinary studies from the University of Houston.
Dorothy Is a licensed professional counselor who holds a certificate in clinical mental health counseling from Lamar University, and MEd. In school counseling from Lamar University and a bachelor of science degree in elementary interdisciplinary studies from the University of Houston.
(832) 648-2140 View (832) 648-2140
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Donald Bentley
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC
Verified
Houston, TX 77089
My name is Don Bentley, I am a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC), and Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor (LCDC). My general approach to therapy is Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy. Additionally, I am a Certified Clinical Trauma Professional. My practice has been focused on helping clients deal with anxiety, trauma, and PTSD. I also have an extensive background in substance use disorder.
My name is Don Bentley, I am a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC), and Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor (LCDC). My general approach to therapy is Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy. Additionally, I am a Certified Clinical Trauma Professional. My practice has been focused on helping clients deal with anxiety, trauma, and PTSD. I also have an extensive background in substance use disorder.
(281) 626-8497 View (281) 626-8497
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Rachelle L. Goodwin
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, LPC
Verified
1 Endorsed
Houston, TX 77089
I am passionate about helping both adolescents and adults navigate life’s ups and downs to restore stability and balance to their lives. Together, we will work on overcoming barriers and nurturing your mental wellness within a judgment-free space. My approach to therapy is rooted in empathy and respect and combines Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Motivational Interviewing, and the gentle art of Mindfulness Therapy. My deep commitment to client-centered care creates a trusting setting where all clients feel free to address their concerns. I am here to support and empower you every step of the way.
I am passionate about helping both adolescents and adults navigate life’s ups and downs to restore stability and balance to their lives. Together, we will work on overcoming barriers and nurturing your mental wellness within a judgment-free space. My approach to therapy is rooted in empathy and respect and combines Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Motivational Interviewing, and the gentle art of Mindfulness Therapy. My deep commitment to client-centered care creates a trusting setting where all clients feel free to address their concerns. I am here to support and empower you every step of the way.
(281) 612-5864 View (281) 612-5864

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Number of Therapists in 77089

20+

Average cost per session

$125

Therapists in 77089 who prioritize treating:

96% Depression
92% Anxiety
85% Grief
81% Self Esteem
81% Stress
77% Coping Skills
69% Relationship Issues

Average years in practice

9 Years

Top 3 insurances accepted

95% Aetna
95% BlueCross and BlueShield
89% Cigna and Evernorth

How Therapists in 77089 see their clients

66% In Person and Online
34% Online Only

Gender breakdown

89% Female
8% Male
3% Non-Binary

FAQs - About Therapy and Counseling

How can I find a therapist in 77089?

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.