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Sandeep Shankar
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC
Verified Verified
Denver, CO 80236
Our need to be understood, for someone else to see the world the way that we are seeing it is one of the most significant need within us. Allow me access to the window from where you are looking at the world, show me your view - let's discuss.
Our need to be understood, for someone else to see the world the way that we are seeing it is one of the most significant need within us. Allow me access to the window from where you are looking at the world, show me your view - let's discuss.
(720) 868-9485 View (720) 868-9485
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Lindsay Meegan
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, RYT-500
Verified Verified
Denver, CO 80236  (Online Only)
Do you ever feel like you are just going through the motions and doing what is necessary to just get through the day? Do you feel as if you have forgotten who you truly are or you aren’t achieving your full potential? If so, you are likely living life in survival mode. If you work with me, I will help you live a life in which you THRIVE, rather than just survive. Your well-being is so important and it is possible to to live a healthy and fulfilling life with value, meaning, and purpose. I can help you get there, so you can feel confident that who you are is aligned with who you want to be.
Do you ever feel like you are just going through the motions and doing what is necessary to just get through the day? Do you feel as if you have forgotten who you truly are or you aren’t achieving your full potential? If so, you are likely living life in survival mode. If you work with me, I will help you live a life in which you THRIVE, rather than just survive. Your well-being is so important and it is possible to to live a healthy and fulfilling life with value, meaning, and purpose. I can help you get there, so you can feel confident that who you are is aligned with who you want to be.
(303) 219-0947 View (303) 219-0947
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Ashli Smoot
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, LPC, NCC
Verified Verified
2 Endorsed
Denver, CO 80236
I have a passion for walking alongside both Women and Men in areas such as Self-Esteem/Self-Worth and Identity, Communication, Boundaries, Anxiety or Stress Management, Personal Growth, and many more. My main specialties include Women's Issues, Self-Esteem/Self-Worth & Identity, and Faith-Cased Counseling.
I have a passion for walking alongside both Women and Men in areas such as Self-Esteem/Self-Worth and Identity, Communication, Boundaries, Anxiety or Stress Management, Personal Growth, and many more. My main specialties include Women's Issues, Self-Esteem/Self-Worth & Identity, and Faith-Cased Counseling.
(720) 661-2034 View (720) 661-2034
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Kayla Clark - Be Well Counseling
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC-, S
Verified Verified
5 Endorsed
Denver, CO 80236
If you find yourself constantly in the fast lane of life, rest assured I will provide a place to slow down where we can lean into curiosity & understanding. I cater to high-functioning, busy professionals & those who are wanting to better understand themselves & their experiences. If you are a human, you have a story. That story takes up space & is subconsciously, &/or consciously, informing your decisions day to day. Your story deserves to be validated & explored because it makes sense, which means, (exhale with relief) you make sense!
If you find yourself constantly in the fast lane of life, rest assured I will provide a place to slow down where we can lean into curiosity & understanding. I cater to high-functioning, busy professionals & those who are wanting to better understand themselves & their experiences. If you are a human, you have a story. That story takes up space & is subconsciously, &/or consciously, informing your decisions day to day. Your story deserves to be validated & explored because it makes sense, which means, (exhale with relief) you make sense!
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Elizabeth A Fulton
Counselor, LMHC, MA
Verified Verified
Denver, CO 80236
I am currently serving clients virtually in Colorado and Florida. Whether you're ready to jump in or you're just exploring if therapy is a good fit for you, I'm here to walk next to you on your journey. Therapy is about helping you, the client, be the best version of who you want to be, at whatever stage you’re in. We work together to help you identify and choose what you want and need in your life, and empower you to work through the things that are preventing you from being there. “The things” could be anything causing difficulty for you or keeping you "stuck". I can help you see beyond what has been or what is, to what can be.
I am currently serving clients virtually in Colorado and Florida. Whether you're ready to jump in or you're just exploring if therapy is a good fit for you, I'm here to walk next to you on your journey. Therapy is about helping you, the client, be the best version of who you want to be, at whatever stage you’re in. We work together to help you identify and choose what you want and need in your life, and empower you to work through the things that are preventing you from being there. “The things” could be anything causing difficulty for you or keeping you "stuck". I can help you see beyond what has been or what is, to what can be.
(305) 602-4778 View (305) 602-4778
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Gino Memoli
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT, CATC-IV
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Denver, CO 80236
Looking to decode the mysteries of your mind? Whether you're untangling the intricacies of personality quirks, rewriting the script on past trauma, or navigating the intricacies of relationships, I'm here to be your therapeutic tour guide. Expect a blend of directness and empathy, with a knack for unraveling life's complexities—all while keeping it real and maybe cracking a joke or two along the way. If you're ready to dive deep, laugh a little, and emerge stronger, let's make sense of it all together.
Looking to decode the mysteries of your mind? Whether you're untangling the intricacies of personality quirks, rewriting the script on past trauma, or navigating the intricacies of relationships, I'm here to be your therapeutic tour guide. Expect a blend of directness and empathy, with a knack for unraveling life's complexities—all while keeping it real and maybe cracking a joke or two along the way. If you're ready to dive deep, laugh a little, and emerge stronger, let's make sense of it all together.
(805) 235-7792 View (805) 235-7792
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Alexandra Cowden Hindash
Psychologist, PhD
Verified Verified
Denver, CO 80236  (Online Only)
With over 10 years of experience providing psychotherapy, I am fully aware that there is no "one size fits all" healing journey. Whether you are looking for support during a difficult life transition, have been struggling with depression, anxiety, or trauma for some time, or are beginning the parenthood journey, I will work with you to provide skills and support you building your best life. I work best with clients who are looking to process their experiences, build a greater connection between their mind, body, and self, and who are looking to break habits that no longer serve them and their life goals.
With over 10 years of experience providing psychotherapy, I am fully aware that there is no "one size fits all" healing journey. Whether you are looking for support during a difficult life transition, have been struggling with depression, anxiety, or trauma for some time, or are beginning the parenthood journey, I will work with you to provide skills and support you building your best life. I work best with clients who are looking to process their experiences, build a greater connection between their mind, body, and self, and who are looking to break habits that no longer serve them and their life goals.
(650) 582-3054 View (650) 582-3054
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Dr. Haley K Boyle
Psychologist, PsyD
Verified Verified
Denver, CO 80236
You can live a more rewarding life. I understand that most feelings, thoughts, and actions, no matter how troublesome or destructive, come from a place of trying to adapt or even just survive your current life situation.  I know that if you are struggling you most likely want better for yourself but may have difficulty making changes. I can help you to better understand patterns of thoughts and behaviors that leave you feeling stuck and then is then our work together to determine the best way to lead you to where you want to be.
You can live a more rewarding life. I understand that most feelings, thoughts, and actions, no matter how troublesome or destructive, come from a place of trying to adapt or even just survive your current life situation.  I know that if you are struggling you most likely want better for yourself but may have difficulty making changes. I can help you to better understand patterns of thoughts and behaviors that leave you feeling stuck and then is then our work together to determine the best way to lead you to where you want to be.
(720) 336-4836 View (720) 336-4836
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Joy Fangman
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC
Verified Verified
Denver, CO 80236
Joy is a Licensed Professional Counselor who has been practicing since 2019. She received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Medical Humanities from Baylor University and a Master of Arts degree in Mental Health Counseling from Denver Seminary. Joy's therapeutic approach combines action and insight by utilizing modalities including but not limited to DBT, CBT, TF-CBT, Attachment, Person-centered, Family Systems, and Structural Family Systems. She specializes in working with foster and adoptive families, members of the Queer community, and youth with high risk behaviors.
Joy is a Licensed Professional Counselor who has been practicing since 2019. She received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Medical Humanities from Baylor University and a Master of Arts degree in Mental Health Counseling from Denver Seminary. Joy's therapeutic approach combines action and insight by utilizing modalities including but not limited to DBT, CBT, TF-CBT, Attachment, Person-centered, Family Systems, and Structural Family Systems. She specializes in working with foster and adoptive families, members of the Queer community, and youth with high risk behaviors.
(720) 927-9833 View (720) 927-9833
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Kara Carver
Licensed Professional Counselor Candidate, MA, LPCC
Verified Verified
Denver, CO 80236
I see beauty and humanity in each individual, not a label or diagnosis. My office is a judgement-free space where I embrace diversity in all its forms. I enjoy working with individuals and couples to nourish attachment, connection and intimacy. One of my passions is helping others experience the life changing joy of parenthood. I work with couples from preconception through pregnancy and beyond to maintain a strong and healthy sex life. Another passion of mine is working with individuals on a journey of self discovery, acceptance, and self-love.
I see beauty and humanity in each individual, not a label or diagnosis. My office is a judgement-free space where I embrace diversity in all its forms. I enjoy working with individuals and couples to nourish attachment, connection and intimacy. One of my passions is helping others experience the life changing joy of parenthood. I work with couples from preconception through pregnancy and beyond to maintain a strong and healthy sex life. Another passion of mine is working with individuals on a journey of self discovery, acceptance, and self-love.
(303) 952-1480 View (303) 952-1480
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Natalie Van Note
LPC , CFI, IMBA
Verified Verified
Denver, CO 80236
All you wanted was a simple divorce. Instead, it's devolved into a divorce driven by hate from your Ex. Suddenly it's clear that they had no intention of striving for an "amicable" experience for you or your kids. The person you married is playing a purely “win-lose” defensive game of "win at all" costs because you've ceased to be of any use. Consequently, every topic is a “big deal” to be fought over. You may be facing increasing amounts of useless motions filed to further increase animosity. You’ve reached the point where you have no idea how to navigate it. I am here to step in and help you end that chaos and restore control.
All you wanted was a simple divorce. Instead, it's devolved into a divorce driven by hate from your Ex. Suddenly it's clear that they had no intention of striving for an "amicable" experience for you or your kids. The person you married is playing a purely “win-lose” defensive game of "win at all" costs because you've ceased to be of any use. Consequently, every topic is a “big deal” to be fought over. You may be facing increasing amounts of useless motions filed to further increase animosity. You’ve reached the point where you have no idea how to navigate it. I am here to step in and help you end that chaos and restore control.
(720) 782-1039 View (720) 782-1039
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Pamela Garcia
Pre-Licensed Professional, LPCC
Verified Verified
Denver, CO 80236
Pamela Garcia is a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor in Florida who has been practicing since 2022. She has an MA in Mental Health Counseling. Pamela meets her clients where they are in their journey. She provides a safe environment that is compassionate and free from judgment. Pamela believes in building a collaborative partnership with goal-oriented treatment plans designed for clients and their needs. Progress toward goals is reviewed together to make modifications as needed to achieve success.
Pamela Garcia is a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor in Florida who has been practicing since 2022. She has an MA in Mental Health Counseling. Pamela meets her clients where they are in their journey. She provides a safe environment that is compassionate and free from judgment. Pamela believes in building a collaborative partnership with goal-oriented treatment plans designed for clients and their needs. Progress toward goals is reviewed together to make modifications as needed to achieve success.
(720) 807-6161 View (720) 807-6161
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Katie Fosselius
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, LAC
Verified Verified
Denver, CO 80236
Katie Fosselius is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Colorado who has been practicing since 2001. She has a Master of Social Work and a Master of Theology. Katie is a person-centered, strengths based psychodynamic therapist with a flair for the somatic! What does that really mean? That she is here to focus on you. Katie is a curious soul and hopes to invite you to become curious about what your mind and body are communicating to you through the truth telling of your lived experience. She believes you are the expert of your life and is here to partner with you to take a safe and healthy dive into what is and isn't working.
Katie Fosselius is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Colorado who has been practicing since 2001. She has a Master of Social Work and a Master of Theology. Katie is a person-centered, strengths based psychodynamic therapist with a flair for the somatic! What does that really mean? That she is here to focus on you. Katie is a curious soul and hopes to invite you to become curious about what your mind and body are communicating to you through the truth telling of your lived experience. She believes you are the expert of your life and is here to partner with you to take a safe and healthy dive into what is and isn't working.
(720) 815-9073 View (720) 815-9073
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Turqoyz Rogahn
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC, LAC, MD
Verified Verified
Denver, CO 80236
Turqoyz Rogahn is a Licensed Professional Counselor in Colorado who has been practicing since 2015. She has a Master of Arts in Clinical Counseling, Couples and Family Therapy from the University of Northern Colorado. There comes a time in many of our lives where we can no longer hold in the struggles of life anymore and we finally hit our breaking point. Turqoyz is here to help guide you through that moment in time and come out stronger on the other side. Whether you are dealing with trauma, depression, anxiety, suicidality, relationship struggles, addiction or struggling with your gender identity or sexuality you are not alone.
Turqoyz Rogahn is a Licensed Professional Counselor in Colorado who has been practicing since 2015. She has a Master of Arts in Clinical Counseling, Couples and Family Therapy from the University of Northern Colorado. There comes a time in many of our lives where we can no longer hold in the struggles of life anymore and we finally hit our breaking point. Turqoyz is here to help guide you through that moment in time and come out stronger on the other side. Whether you are dealing with trauma, depression, anxiety, suicidality, relationship struggles, addiction or struggling with your gender identity or sexuality you are not alone.
(720) 608-4081 View (720) 608-4081
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Hunter Sawyer
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified Verified
Denver, CO 80236
As a therapist, I genuinely enjoy sitting with people and listening to their life experiences. I believe we all have a story, and I am honored when people choose to share their stories with me. I often tell people that “I may not have many answers to life's big questions; however, I have a pair of ears that will listen.” And that is my promise to you – to listen – without judgment, and with an earnest desire to journey with you through your continued self-discovery and healing process.
As a therapist, I genuinely enjoy sitting with people and listening to their life experiences. I believe we all have a story, and I am honored when people choose to share their stories with me. I often tell people that “I may not have many answers to life's big questions; however, I have a pair of ears that will listen.” And that is my promise to you – to listen – without judgment, and with an earnest desire to journey with you through your continued self-discovery and healing process.
(720) 776-8556 View (720) 776-8556
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Angel Manjarrez
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, LPC
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Denver, CO 80236
I believe therapy is essential to understanding how our mental health can improve our everyday life. I take a holistic approach with each client to treat the whole person while using neuroscience to inform my work. I am passionate about building an inclusive and collaborative therapeutic environment to address daily challenges around stress, anxiety, trauma, and/or depressive thoughts. It is also important to address my clients’ identities through an antiracist and multicultural based approach to help create an equal relationship where one feels seen and heard.
I believe therapy is essential to understanding how our mental health can improve our everyday life. I take a holistic approach with each client to treat the whole person while using neuroscience to inform my work. I am passionate about building an inclusive and collaborative therapeutic environment to address daily challenges around stress, anxiety, trauma, and/or depressive thoughts. It is also important to address my clients’ identities through an antiracist and multicultural based approach to help create an equal relationship where one feels seen and heard.
(720) 806-4495 View (720) 806-4495
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Caitlin Opland
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified Verified
Denver, CO 80236  (Online Only)
Caitlin Opland is a compassionate and empathetic Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) with over 8 years of experience dedicated to helping individuals overcome mental health challenges. With a background at a community hospital, Caitlin has developed a deep understanding of mental health issues and the importance of providing non-judgmental care. Specializing in anxiety, depression, substance use, grief, stress, and work/life balance, Caitlin prioritizes a person-centered and strengths-based approach in her practice. She believes in creating a safe and supportive environment where clients feel respected, valued, and understood.
Caitlin Opland is a compassionate and empathetic Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) with over 8 years of experience dedicated to helping individuals overcome mental health challenges. With a background at a community hospital, Caitlin has developed a deep understanding of mental health issues and the importance of providing non-judgmental care. Specializing in anxiety, depression, substance use, grief, stress, and work/life balance, Caitlin prioritizes a person-centered and strengths-based approach in her practice. She believes in creating a safe and supportive environment where clients feel respected, valued, and understood.
(720) 571-4685 View (720) 571-4685
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Dawn Glenn
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, LPC
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Denver, CO 80236
I am a Licensed Professional Counselor who works with children, adolescents, couples, individuals and families. We have all experienced difficult times in our life. Are you or your teen struggling with anxiety, depression, grief, school or work? I work with clients to identify strengths which can help lead healthier and happier lives. Every person and family is unique. I believe the therapy process needs to adapt to fit every client. Working together we can move forward on a path toward self-awareness, joy and a fulfilling life.
I am a Licensed Professional Counselor who works with children, adolescents, couples, individuals and families. We have all experienced difficult times in our life. Are you or your teen struggling with anxiety, depression, grief, school or work? I work with clients to identify strengths which can help lead healthier and happier lives. Every person and family is unique. I believe the therapy process needs to adapt to fit every client. Working together we can move forward on a path toward self-awareness, joy and a fulfilling life.
(970) 315-9011 View (970) 315-9011
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Charity Rauls
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, LPC
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Denver, CO 80236  (Online Only)
Hello and welcome! My name is Charity Rauls and I'm a licensed therapist specializing in helping adults heal from trauma and PTSD. I believe that everyone has the capacity to heal and grow, and I'm dedicated to helping my clients overcome their past experiences and live fulfilling lives. My primary modalities are EMDR and parts work, both of which are evidence-based and effective in treating trauma-related conditions.
Hello and welcome! My name is Charity Rauls and I'm a licensed therapist specializing in helping adults heal from trauma and PTSD. I believe that everyone has the capacity to heal and grow, and I'm dedicated to helping my clients overcome their past experiences and live fulfilling lives. My primary modalities are EMDR and parts work, both of which are evidence-based and effective in treating trauma-related conditions.
(720) 797-8557 View (720) 797-8557
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Balanced MInd Counseling
Licensed Professional Counselor, LMFT, LPC, PhD
Verified Verified
Denver, CO 80236
Balanced MInd Counseling is a premium private practice counseling provider committed to supporting you in getting the help you or a loved one needs. We understand the challenge of making the first call, so we commit to: 1) Friendly, professional, compassionate and accessible scheduling. 2) An appointment within 24 hours, some even same day. 3) Supportive therapy in a conveniently located, private counseling office 4) Immediate, preferred access to qualified and professional therapists. 5) Judgement free zone.
Balanced MInd Counseling is a premium private practice counseling provider committed to supporting you in getting the help you or a loved one needs. We understand the challenge of making the first call, so we commit to: 1) Friendly, professional, compassionate and accessible scheduling. 2) An appointment within 24 hours, some even same day. 3) Supportive therapy in a conveniently located, private counseling office 4) Immediate, preferred access to qualified and professional therapists. 5) Judgement free zone.
(720) 709-2481 View (720) 709-2481

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How does your Therapist compare?

Number of Therapists in 80236

20+

Average cost per session

$150

Therapists in 80236 who prioritize treating:

95% Anxiety
85% Depression
70% Coping Skills
65% Women's Issues
60% Relationship Issues
60% Grief
60% Trauma and PTSD

Average years in practice

9 Years

Top 3 insurances accepted

73% Aetna
73% Anthem | Elevance
67% BlueCross and BlueShield

How Therapists in 80236 see their clients

80% In Person and Online
20% Online Only

Gender breakdown

85% Female
15% Male
FAQs - About Therapy and Counseling

How can I find a therapist in 80236?

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.