Therapists in 89131

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Kristy Peters - A Peaceful Mind Counseling Pllc
Licensed Professional Counselor, LCADC, NCC
Verified
Las Vegas, NV 89131  (Online Only)
My name is Kristy Peters. While everyone’s journey may be different, I believe we all strive for peace of mind. As a result, I am dedicated to helping people find their balance through a therapeutic and collaborative approach. I work with teens and adults who wish to address their struggles, which may include anxiety, stress, immuno-disorders, substance use, and who are of various backgrounds. Together, we will use different techniques, including cognitive behavioral therapy, solution focused therapy, and motivational interviewing, as a way to strive for wellness.
My name is Kristy Peters. While everyone’s journey may be different, I believe we all strive for peace of mind. As a result, I am dedicated to helping people find their balance through a therapeutic and collaborative approach. I work with teens and adults who wish to address their struggles, which may include anxiety, stress, immuno-disorders, substance use, and who are of various backgrounds. Together, we will use different techniques, including cognitive behavioral therapy, solution focused therapy, and motivational interviewing, as a way to strive for wellness.
(702) 466-1226 View (702) 466-1226
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Lauren Ball
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, LCADC
Verified
2 Endorsed
Las Vegas, NV 89131  (Online Only)
Specializing in disordered eating, trauma, OCD, and addiction! Are you obsessing about food, weight, and body image? Over the late-night binging? Tired of purging? Afraid of food? Maybe you are a slave to the gym? Or a slave to your intrusive thoughts? A slave to some substance? Are you certain you are irreparably screwed up? If you've landed on my page, chances are, you have some embarrassing problem and are aware of the grip it has on you. You'd like to just think or behave "like a normal person". You’ve come to the right place, I've been there. I get it and I've got you. I've also got a kick-ass treatment team that can help.
Specializing in disordered eating, trauma, OCD, and addiction! Are you obsessing about food, weight, and body image? Over the late-night binging? Tired of purging? Afraid of food? Maybe you are a slave to the gym? Or a slave to your intrusive thoughts? A slave to some substance? Are you certain you are irreparably screwed up? If you've landed on my page, chances are, you have some embarrassing problem and are aware of the grip it has on you. You'd like to just think or behave "like a normal person". You’ve come to the right place, I've been there. I get it and I've got you. I've also got a kick-ass treatment team that can help.
(702) 781-2173 View (702) 781-2173
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Lisa R Korslin
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LCSW
Verified
Las Vegas, NV 89131
Not accepting new clients
I am passionate about helping my clients have the tools and knowledge they need to reduce symptoms and recover in the shortest time possible. I have been in the field for 34 years and continue to love what I do. Therapy is a process of personal growth and discovery. Behaviors are learned and can be unlearned and replaced with healthier ones. I help you realize your strengths to help you overcome hardships in your life. It is through you feeling empowered that helps you to achieve your goals.
I am passionate about helping my clients have the tools and knowledge they need to reduce symptoms and recover in the shortest time possible. I have been in the field for 34 years and continue to love what I do. Therapy is a process of personal growth and discovery. Behaviors are learned and can be unlearned and replaced with healthier ones. I help you realize your strengths to help you overcome hardships in your life. It is through you feeling empowered that helps you to achieve your goals.
(702) 829-6517 View (702) 829-6517
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Leslie Trammell
Licensed Professional Counselor, LCPC
Verified
3 Endorsed
Las Vegas, NV 89131  (Online Only)
You're finally ready. Therapy finally feels right. This vulnerability is courage at its highest level. I'm passionate about supporting my clients in all areas of their lives. I take a holistic, integrative approach, utilizing multiple modalities to individualize my client's therapy. Whether you want to heal from the past, improve the present or protect your future, I offer a safe space for the exploration of thoughts, feelings, and behaviors and how they relate to one another. You can a achieve your goals. You can heal. You're struggling and I can support you through your next chapter in life.
You're finally ready. Therapy finally feels right. This vulnerability is courage at its highest level. I'm passionate about supporting my clients in all areas of their lives. I take a holistic, integrative approach, utilizing multiple modalities to individualize my client's therapy. Whether you want to heal from the past, improve the present or protect your future, I offer a safe space for the exploration of thoughts, feelings, and behaviors and how they relate to one another. You can a achieve your goals. You can heal. You're struggling and I can support you through your next chapter in life.
(702) 710-5988 View (702) 710-5988
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Alana Gordon
Marriage & Family Therapist Intern, MFT-I, CCPS
Verified
Las Vegas, NV 89131  (Online Only)
Waitlist for new clients
New Clients: waitlist only. There are times in life when we may feel stretched beyond our limits, in need of repair. When we feel hopeless that things will get better, whether individually, in your relationship, or with your family. During these difficult times it can be hard to ask for help. When you take that first step of reaching out, I’ll come along side of you and aid in your journey towards healing, balance, and wellness. I will collaborate with you to help guide your journey, as we work together to find health and happiness. I do individual sessions as well as run small groups for betrayed partners.
New Clients: waitlist only. There are times in life when we may feel stretched beyond our limits, in need of repair. When we feel hopeless that things will get better, whether individually, in your relationship, or with your family. During these difficult times it can be hard to ask for help. When you take that first step of reaching out, I’ll come along side of you and aid in your journey towards healing, balance, and wellness. I will collaborate with you to help guide your journey, as we work together to find health and happiness. I do individual sessions as well as run small groups for betrayed partners.
(725) 213-4827 View (725) 213-4827
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Christie LeBeau
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT, IFS, CDWF
Verified
7 Endorsed
Las Vegas, NV 89131  (Online Only)
Therapy offers beautiful possibilities for you and the people around you. If you are seeking therapy you may be feeling unsettled, angered, anxious, depressed, grief-stricken, hopeless, or just stuck in this moment of life. Therapy can help grow, change, or simply enhance relationship with yourself and those you are in relationship with. Starting therapy takes courage; I honor your bravery to start the process to live a more authentic and wholehearted life, and view it as a privilege to walk beside you in the journey.
Therapy offers beautiful possibilities for you and the people around you. If you are seeking therapy you may be feeling unsettled, angered, anxious, depressed, grief-stricken, hopeless, or just stuck in this moment of life. Therapy can help grow, change, or simply enhance relationship with yourself and those you are in relationship with. Starting therapy takes courage; I honor your bravery to start the process to live a more authentic and wholehearted life, and view it as a privilege to walk beside you in the journey.
(702) 518-1614 View (702) 518-1614
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Kimberly Wood
Licensed Professional Counselor, CPC
Verified
Las Vegas, NV 89131  (Online Only)
**ACCEPTING NEW CLIENTS for TELEHEALTH in Nevada and Florida** I am a clinical professional counselor who empowers individuals in conquering negative obstacles to improve their overall well-being. I work with a variety of populations. Having been an educator for over twenty years, I bring expertise in working with adolescents.
**ACCEPTING NEW CLIENTS for TELEHEALTH in Nevada and Florida** I am a clinical professional counselor who empowers individuals in conquering negative obstacles to improve their overall well-being. I work with a variety of populations. Having been an educator for over twenty years, I bring expertise in working with adolescents.
(702) 820-2578 View (702) 820-2578
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Faith Ind & Family Counseling -Heidi Hanusa LMFT
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT, MA
Verified
Las Vegas, NV 89131
I work with a variety of clients from different genders, sexual orientations, races, religions, and cultures. Currently, I can not say I have an ideal client as each client is unique and has their own needs and areas of growth they would like to focus on. My strengths include my love for working with people and meeting clients where they are at on their journey to heal and grow.
I work with a variety of clients from different genders, sexual orientations, races, religions, and cultures. Currently, I can not say I have an ideal client as each client is unique and has their own needs and areas of growth they would like to focus on. My strengths include my love for working with people and meeting clients where they are at on their journey to heal and grow.
(702) 872-3258 View (702) 872-3258
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Brad T Barcklay
Psychologist, PsyD
Verified
Las Vegas, NV 89131  (Online Only)
I believe that there is no single treatment that will be perfect for everyone. I prefer to view each of my clients as an individual with individual needs and experiences. My treatment approach is eclectic, while based in Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT) techniques. While I use CBT as a basic structure, I also include methods from other proven therapeutic approaches. My goal is to provide a targeted, tailored, and most importantly, effective therapeutic experience.
I believe that there is no single treatment that will be perfect for everyone. I prefer to view each of my clients as an individual with individual needs and experiences. My treatment approach is eclectic, while based in Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT) techniques. While I use CBT as a basic structure, I also include methods from other proven therapeutic approaches. My goal is to provide a targeted, tailored, and most importantly, effective therapeutic experience.
(703) 972-1799 View (703) 972-1799
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Kristan Lowe
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified
Las Vegas, NV 89131  (Online Only)
Do you feel down and unmotivated? Have trouble getting out of bed some days? Or perhaps you are experiencing challenges with the imbalance between your work and family life? Feeling overwhelmed with uncertainties and “what ifs” of life? Do people assume you have it all together, but you're struggling with anxiety, depression, or trauma that overwhelms your thoughts and emotions? Imagine if you didn’t have to feel this way. It can be challenging, but people do find joy in life. An ideal client would be an individual seeking to prioritize and proactively engage in managing their mental health.
Do you feel down and unmotivated? Have trouble getting out of bed some days? Or perhaps you are experiencing challenges with the imbalance between your work and family life? Feeling overwhelmed with uncertainties and “what ifs” of life? Do people assume you have it all together, but you're struggling with anxiety, depression, or trauma that overwhelms your thoughts and emotions? Imagine if you didn’t have to feel this way. It can be challenging, but people do find joy in life. An ideal client would be an individual seeking to prioritize and proactively engage in managing their mental health.
(702) 745-5409 View (702) 745-5409
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Kristy Hayes
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, LPC
Verified
Las Vegas, NV 89131  (Online Only)
Life is a challenge. Change can be scary. Coping is not enough. Let me help you find a way to make things better faster and come to a more authentic solution. You don’t have to struggle alone. Whether you are questioning your identity, defining your role in your world, or seeking a new path- you came to the right place. I have worked with people for 15 years helping them to get some relief from the emotional toll that life sometimes takes on us all. LGBTQIA issues and their family and romantic relationships are a specialty I have had for the last decade. I’m here for those situations and stories that are too hard to bare alone.
Life is a challenge. Change can be scary. Coping is not enough. Let me help you find a way to make things better faster and come to a more authentic solution. You don’t have to struggle alone. Whether you are questioning your identity, defining your role in your world, or seeking a new path- you came to the right place. I have worked with people for 15 years helping them to get some relief from the emotional toll that life sometimes takes on us all. LGBTQIA issues and their family and romantic relationships are a specialty I have had for the last decade. I’m here for those situations and stories that are too hard to bare alone.
(725) 900-9302 View (725) 900-9302
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Tami Nurkin
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT
Verified
Las Vegas, NV 89131
With the fast pace of life today and the multitude of challenges we face, we could all use a little support. I strive to aid my clients in coping with life transitions and enhancing relationships.
With the fast pace of life today and the multitude of challenges we face, we could all use a little support. I strive to aid my clients in coping with life transitions and enhancing relationships.
(702) 496-3813 View (702) 496-3813
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Insight Therapy Solutions
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified
3 Endorsed
Las Vegas, NV 89131
Do you feel discouraged or stuck in your life? We all have those feelings whether it is reaching or own personal goals, in our career, or in a relationship. You're unsure if it is the family dynamics, or the situation that prevents you from being happy and moving forward. I can help join you in beginning to tear down the walls that prevent you from having a productive, joyous, and peaceful life.
Do you feel discouraged or stuck in your life? We all have those feelings whether it is reaching or own personal goals, in our career, or in a relationship. You're unsure if it is the family dynamics, or the situation that prevents you from being happy and moving forward. I can help join you in beginning to tear down the walls that prevent you from having a productive, joyous, and peaceful life.
(702) 857-6756 View (702) 857-6756
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Aaron Williams Therapy
Marriage & Family Therapist, MS, LMFT
Verified
Las Vegas, NV 89131  (Online Only)
My approach to therapy is simple. Lets get to work. We all have issues, but some are greater then others. I'm direct and to the point while being empathic. Relationships (couples, marriages, or family) are challenging, and communication can be difficult. I would like to help get you to a clear path of open, honest dialogue. I can relate to most situations that life throws your way. My background is diverse and eclectic so I can better serve you. I can be flexible, and adaptable to your individual situation. I believe that anyone or situation can change.
My approach to therapy is simple. Lets get to work. We all have issues, but some are greater then others. I'm direct and to the point while being empathic. Relationships (couples, marriages, or family) are challenging, and communication can be difficult. I would like to help get you to a clear path of open, honest dialogue. I can relate to most situations that life throws your way. My background is diverse and eclectic so I can better serve you. I can be flexible, and adaptable to your individual situation. I believe that anyone or situation can change.
(702) 583-7816 View (702) 583-7816
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Ashley Johns Hinder
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified
4 Endorsed
Las Vegas, NV 89131  (Online Only)
Anxiety & OCD can show up in many ways. You overthink and wish you could shut off your brain. Worrying about the "what ifs", letting people down, making mistakes, contamination or causing harm. You try to handle everything on your own to not burden others but now you're burnt out. You might procrastinate, be easily angered or feel on edge when stressed. Compulsions (like checking, counting etc) help you feel balanced or safe but only delay the worry. This is the cycle of anxiety and OCD and it’s exhausting! There is another way. The good news is therapy helps you relieve your symptoms and find peace to focus on life beyond anxiety.
Anxiety & OCD can show up in many ways. You overthink and wish you could shut off your brain. Worrying about the "what ifs", letting people down, making mistakes, contamination or causing harm. You try to handle everything on your own to not burden others but now you're burnt out. You might procrastinate, be easily angered or feel on edge when stressed. Compulsions (like checking, counting etc) help you feel balanced or safe but only delay the worry. This is the cycle of anxiety and OCD and it’s exhausting! There is another way. The good news is therapy helps you relieve your symptoms and find peace to focus on life beyond anxiety.
(725) 888-5823 View (725) 888-5823
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Kashif Brown
Counselor, MA, CPC
Verified
1 Endorsed
Las Vegas, NV 89131
A traumatic event, seen or experienced, can trigger lasting symptoms. You feel them in your body. While you can't quite identify them, you do know that you feel their effects every day. Panic attacks, nightmares, flashbacks, and more. What you may be experiencing are the symptoms of trauma. They might be sudden and intense, ongoing, new, or stemming from childhood. Either way, their effects can be powerful and life-altering. It's true, some people may feel these symptoms and move forward with a peaceful, undisturbed existence. Unfortunately, for you, “peaceful and undisturbed” feels like it left your life long ago.
A traumatic event, seen or experienced, can trigger lasting symptoms. You feel them in your body. While you can't quite identify them, you do know that you feel their effects every day. Panic attacks, nightmares, flashbacks, and more. What you may be experiencing are the symptoms of trauma. They might be sudden and intense, ongoing, new, or stemming from childhood. Either way, their effects can be powerful and life-altering. It's true, some people may feel these symptoms and move forward with a peaceful, undisturbed existence. Unfortunately, for you, “peaceful and undisturbed” feels like it left your life long ago.
(702) 744-9172 View (702) 744-9172
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Tiffany Clark
Licensed Professional Counselor, MS
Verified
2 Endorsed
Las Vegas, NV 89131  (Online Only)
I work with ambitious professionals who holds a high-level management position or executive role, such as CEOs, directors, or senior managers etc. They have achieved considerable success in their careers but find themselves feeling stuck or unfulfilled. They possess a deep longing for personal growth and are driven by the desire to unlock their complete life potential. Despite their achievements, they feel trapped in their current roles and lack clarity on how to progress further. They have unknowingly imposed limitations on themselves due to fears, doubts, or past experiences.
I work with ambitious professionals who holds a high-level management position or executive role, such as CEOs, directors, or senior managers etc. They have achieved considerable success in their careers but find themselves feeling stuck or unfulfilled. They possess a deep longing for personal growth and are driven by the desire to unlock their complete life potential. Despite their achievements, they feel trapped in their current roles and lack clarity on how to progress further. They have unknowingly imposed limitations on themselves due to fears, doubts, or past experiences.
(702) 710-6194 View (702) 710-6194
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Insight Therapy Solutions
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified
Las Vegas, NV 89131
Do you feel angry, confused, or perhaps lost or alone? Are you suffering from a loss, a separation, or a terrible event or set of events? You are not alone. Together, we can work through these things and tomorrow can become a better day.
Do you feel angry, confused, or perhaps lost or alone? Are you suffering from a loss, a separation, or a terrible event or set of events? You are not alone. Together, we can work through these things and tomorrow can become a better day.
(725) 215-4771 View (725) 215-4771
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Kiley Ellefson
Marriage & Family Therapist, MS
Verified
Las Vegas, NV 89131
Not accepting new clients
As we travel through the mountain range of life, we experience many highs and lows. Sometimes we can get stuck at the bottom of a mountain, left with a feeling of hopelessness and uncertainty in ourselves and our ability to perform at our best. Oftentimes, all we need is a helping hand to begin that climb upward. I believe that providing a safe place to explore struggles and build mental performance skills can cause major shifts in life success. I can help you build the skills needed to overcome psychological barriers, heal past trauma, engage in the present moment, and reach your optimal performance level.
As we travel through the mountain range of life, we experience many highs and lows. Sometimes we can get stuck at the bottom of a mountain, left with a feeling of hopelessness and uncertainty in ourselves and our ability to perform at our best. Oftentimes, all we need is a helping hand to begin that climb upward. I believe that providing a safe place to explore struggles and build mental performance skills can cause major shifts in life success. I can help you build the skills needed to overcome psychological barriers, heal past trauma, engage in the present moment, and reach your optimal performance level.
(702) 359-7550 View (702) 359-7550
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Dr. Nicole Theron Parkes
Psychologist, PsyD
Verified
Las Vegas, NV 89131  (Online Only)
Are you sick and tired of feeling down, anxious, stressed out, or out of sorts? Do you feel like you can’t talk to the people in your life about your problems because they brush you off or they just don’t get it? I specialize in helping people get through the rough patches. Depression, anxiety, relationship issues, trauma—whatever it is pulling you down, I can help bring you back up. Healing is possible and you have everything inside of you to heal and to live a really beautiful life, that’s just perfect for you. Sometimes we get stuck and have old, unresolved pain that prevents us from living in our own truth and light.
Are you sick and tired of feeling down, anxious, stressed out, or out of sorts? Do you feel like you can’t talk to the people in your life about your problems because they brush you off or they just don’t get it? I specialize in helping people get through the rough patches. Depression, anxiety, relationship issues, trauma—whatever it is pulling you down, I can help bring you back up. Healing is possible and you have everything inside of you to heal and to live a really beautiful life, that’s just perfect for you. Sometimes we get stuck and have old, unresolved pain that prevents us from living in our own truth and light.
(702) 620-5155 View (702) 620-5155

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Number of Therapists in 89131

50+

Average cost per session

$145

Therapists in 89131 who prioritize treating:

92% Depression
92% Anxiety
90% Trauma and PTSD
78% Stress
76% Self Esteem
73% Relationship Issues
68% Coping Skills

Average years in practice

9 Years

Top 3 insurances accepted

79% Cigna and Evernorth
77% Aetna
72% Optum

How Therapists in 89131 see their clients

51% In Person and Online
49% Online Only

Gender breakdown

85% Female
15% Male

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How can I find a therapist in 89131?

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.