Therapists in 90026

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Jordyn Serwin
Marriage & Family Therapist Associate, MA, AMFT
Verified Verified
Los Angeles, CA 90026  (Online Only)
“I don’t like how that made me feel.” It’s one thing to realize when someone makes us feel badly about ourselves. And yet, it’s so much more challenging to know what to do next. Let alone if that person is a parent, boss, or authority figure. Or even a friend, partner, sibling, or loved one. Maybe you don’t want to disrupt things with them too much. But you also know what happened wasn’t okay. And you don’t want them to continue treating you that way. Or keep feeling the thoughts, feelings, and emotions that come up when they do. Your needs matter too. You have a right to feel affirmed, supported, and understood.
“I don’t like how that made me feel.” It’s one thing to realize when someone makes us feel badly about ourselves. And yet, it’s so much more challenging to know what to do next. Let alone if that person is a parent, boss, or authority figure. Or even a friend, partner, sibling, or loved one. Maybe you don’t want to disrupt things with them too much. But you also know what happened wasn’t okay. And you don’t want them to continue treating you that way. Or keep feeling the thoughts, feelings, and emotions that come up when they do. Your needs matter too. You have a right to feel affirmed, supported, and understood.
(818) 938-8213 View (818) 938-8213
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Victoria Maria Gerdts
Associate Clinical Social Worker, ACSW, MPA
Verified Verified
Los Angeles, CA 90026  (Online Only)
Welcome! I provide support to individuals, couples, kink, and various polyamorous/ethically non-monogamous relational structures to guide them toward sexual wellness and health with an emphasis on communication, pleasure, and intimacy. I am also an avid advocate for combatting stigma in regard to STI/STDs, providing education on safe disclosures, and anxiety surrounding initial diagnoses. I've worked with folks with disabilities and chronic illness/pain, sex workers, survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault, LGBTQIA+, reproductive and perinatal issues, and those struggling with cultural identity and religious trauma.
Welcome! I provide support to individuals, couples, kink, and various polyamorous/ethically non-monogamous relational structures to guide them toward sexual wellness and health with an emphasis on communication, pleasure, and intimacy. I am also an avid advocate for combatting stigma in regard to STI/STDs, providing education on safe disclosures, and anxiety surrounding initial diagnoses. I've worked with folks with disabilities and chronic illness/pain, sex workers, survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault, LGBTQIA+, reproductive and perinatal issues, and those struggling with cultural identity and religious trauma.
(818) 918-2496 View (818) 918-2496
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Becca Hansel
Marriage & Family Therapist Associate, AMFT
Verified Verified
3 Endorsed
Los Angeles, CA 90026
I believe the therapeutic relationship can be one of, if not the most, powerful tools in acheiving personal growth. I believe that you are the expert in your life and through a positive and collaborative relationship I can assist you in obtaining the answers already living within you that may have been dimmed by past or present life experiences. I offer a non-judgmental, kind and empathetic person-centered approach during sessions.
I believe the therapeutic relationship can be one of, if not the most, powerful tools in acheiving personal growth. I believe that you are the expert in your life and through a positive and collaborative relationship I can assist you in obtaining the answers already living within you that may have been dimmed by past or present life experiences. I offer a non-judgmental, kind and empathetic person-centered approach during sessions.
(818) 791-0935 View (818) 791-0935
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Amanda Wheeler
Marriage & Family Therapist Associate, MA, AMFT
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Los Angeles, CA 90026
Hello and thanks for stopping by my profile! I am EMDR trained and my expertise includes working with eating disorders, anxiety, body image, self-worth, life transitions, relationships, depression and grief. I believe in culturally attuned therapy, tailoring it to your unique experience and needs.
Hello and thanks for stopping by my profile! I am EMDR trained and my expertise includes working with eating disorders, anxiety, body image, self-worth, life transitions, relationships, depression and grief. I believe in culturally attuned therapy, tailoring it to your unique experience and needs.
(323) 745-1423 View (323) 745-1423
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Sam Sawyer Silverman
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT
Verified Verified
Los Angeles, CA 90026
My goal as a therapist is to empower you to be your own best advocate. I want to help you identify your feelings, needs, wants, and resources- creating a space where all of you is welcome, seen, and respected. While I always attempt to approach therapy through an inclusive, intersectional lens, I am also open to critical feedback. I want to make space for you. I want to help you reconnect with your authentic self to best support your own growth and healing. See more on my website: www.samsilvermantherapy.com. I offer Zoom (or other virtual) sessions and park sessions in the echo park area.
My goal as a therapist is to empower you to be your own best advocate. I want to help you identify your feelings, needs, wants, and resources- creating a space where all of you is welcome, seen, and respected. While I always attempt to approach therapy through an inclusive, intersectional lens, I am also open to critical feedback. I want to make space for you. I want to help you reconnect with your authentic self to best support your own growth and healing. See more on my website: www.samsilvermantherapy.com. I offer Zoom (or other virtual) sessions and park sessions in the echo park area.
(818) 208-4879 View (818) 208-4879
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Sophie Wasson
Psychologist, PsyD
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Los Angeles, CA 90026  (Online Only)
I create a safe space for patients to become curious about their thoughts and feelings to help find relief from any kind of psychological distress. I believe that as we develop clarity about our internal experiences, a newfound awareness emerges, which allows us to let go of negative patterns and to live life more fully. My approach is exploratory, collaborative, playful and pragmatic. I believe that the therapeutic relationship is of utmost importance; I treat each patient with respect, compassion, and genuineness,
I create a safe space for patients to become curious about their thoughts and feelings to help find relief from any kind of psychological distress. I believe that as we develop clarity about our internal experiences, a newfound awareness emerges, which allows us to let go of negative patterns and to live life more fully. My approach is exploratory, collaborative, playful and pragmatic. I believe that the therapeutic relationship is of utmost importance; I treat each patient with respect, compassion, and genuineness,
(818) 483-9244 View (818) 483-9244
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Jordyn Olivia Serwin
Marriage & Family Therapist Associate, MA, AMFT
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Los Angeles, CA 90026  (Online Only)
We all deserve to feel seen, included, and understood, no matter who we are. As an LGBTQ+ affirmative therapist, my aim is to help you better see yourself in all aspects of who you are, feel more included in relation to those around you, and experience a greater understanding of how you fit into a wider world. Maybe you’re exploring your non-binary gender for the first time. Maybe you’re supporting a transgender family member or partner. Maybe you’re working through relationship challenges as an LGBTQ+ person. Together, we can explore what “seen,” “included,” and “understood” mean for you and how you can achieve them.
We all deserve to feel seen, included, and understood, no matter who we are. As an LGBTQ+ affirmative therapist, my aim is to help you better see yourself in all aspects of who you are, feel more included in relation to those around you, and experience a greater understanding of how you fit into a wider world. Maybe you’re exploring your non-binary gender for the first time. Maybe you’re supporting a transgender family member or partner. Maybe you’re working through relationship challenges as an LGBTQ+ person. Together, we can explore what “seen,” “included,” and “understood” mean for you and how you can achieve them.
(747) 266-1265 View (747) 266-1265
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Christina McDowell
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, PhD, LSCSW, CST
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Los Angeles, CA 90026  (Online Only)
Therapy is a collaboration where we discover creative solutions to your problems, find strong clarity, and discover your truth and powerful, inner voice. I believe in the resiliency of the human spirit and the ability we all have to rise above adversity and intentionally craft our lives. My approach is eclectic and I use solution-focused, evidence-based methods in addition to traditional modalities such as mindfulness and mind/body techniques. Therapy isn't about finding out what is "wrong" with you. At the heart of it, it is about learning, understanding, and discovering the beauty and courage that has been inside all along.
Therapy is a collaboration where we discover creative solutions to your problems, find strong clarity, and discover your truth and powerful, inner voice. I believe in the resiliency of the human spirit and the ability we all have to rise above adversity and intentionally craft our lives. My approach is eclectic and I use solution-focused, evidence-based methods in addition to traditional modalities such as mindfulness and mind/body techniques. Therapy isn't about finding out what is "wrong" with you. At the heart of it, it is about learning, understanding, and discovering the beauty and courage that has been inside all along.
(816) 209-1305 View (816) 209-1305
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Elizabeth Slater
Psychologist, PsyD
Verified Verified
2 Endorsed
Los Angeles, CA 90026
Developing a healthy relationship with ourselves and others can be hard. I help people address issues such as depression, anxiety, loneliness, identity concerns, trauma, and problematic relationships. I also work with people who want to develop a deeper, more meaningful relationship with themselves. I will help you understand how your unique history impacts you and will help you uncover the underlying root of your symptoms. Through our work, you will develop effective ways of communicating, coping, and navigating your feelings. I will help you work through emotions, build on strengths, and recognize your value.
Developing a healthy relationship with ourselves and others can be hard. I help people address issues such as depression, anxiety, loneliness, identity concerns, trauma, and problematic relationships. I also work with people who want to develop a deeper, more meaningful relationship with themselves. I will help you understand how your unique history impacts you and will help you uncover the underlying root of your symptoms. Through our work, you will develop effective ways of communicating, coping, and navigating your feelings. I will help you work through emotions, build on strengths, and recognize your value.
(323) 475-6521 View (323) 475-6521
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Sorin Iarovici
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT
Verified Verified
5 Endorsed
Los Angeles, CA 90026
Therapy offers a confidential place of refuge where you can be seen and heard. Together we will explore how external pressures and feelings of self-blame, self-criticism, fear or sadness, as well as loss and past trauma, may be affecting your ability to move forward or express yourself in an authentic way. By devoting time and attention to understanding your unique story and the ways in which past relationships shape current ones, you can gain greater self-awareness and an understanding of how underlying feelings and thoughts are affecting your mood. In building a strong relationship I will help you work through core issues.
Therapy offers a confidential place of refuge where you can be seen and heard. Together we will explore how external pressures and feelings of self-blame, self-criticism, fear or sadness, as well as loss and past trauma, may be affecting your ability to move forward or express yourself in an authentic way. By devoting time and attention to understanding your unique story and the ways in which past relationships shape current ones, you can gain greater self-awareness and an understanding of how underlying feelings and thoughts are affecting your mood. In building a strong relationship I will help you work through core issues.
(323) 531-5168 View (323) 531-5168
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Tamala J. Poljak
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT
Verified Verified
8 Endorsed
Silver Lake, CA 90026  (Online Only)
People seek therapy for so many reasons, but mostly we all want to feel loved, safe and understood. We want to feel a sense purpose & feel good enough as we are, and yet so many of us struggle to feel these ways. Sometimes our lives look very different than we imagined & we need help making sense out of things. We might be feeling numb or disconnected, uncertain or alone. We might be questioning the direction we are heading and need to find some hope or clarity. Self compassion & radical self-acceptance are cornerstones of my work. I'd like to explore these concepts with you and help you make meaning of your life and sense of self.
People seek therapy for so many reasons, but mostly we all want to feel loved, safe and understood. We want to feel a sense purpose & feel good enough as we are, and yet so many of us struggle to feel these ways. Sometimes our lives look very different than we imagined & we need help making sense out of things. We might be feeling numb or disconnected, uncertain or alone. We might be questioning the direction we are heading and need to find some hope or clarity. Self compassion & radical self-acceptance are cornerstones of my work. I'd like to explore these concepts with you and help you make meaning of your life and sense of self.
(323) 892-8715 View (323) 892-8715
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Shana Kale
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT, PMH-C
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Los Angeles, CA 90026
Staying sane in an insane world is crazy-making! As our modern culture has become more complicated, so have our lives. Living at a fast pace, we may find ourselves feeling isolated, lost, or even hopeless. In these times I believe it is courageous to seek therapy when something "feels off." You already possess the skills you need to live the life you envision. I can help you identify and move past blockages and emotional clutter. My role in this process is to provide engagement and collaboration as we approach the discomfort, grief, or fear with curiosity and compassion.
Staying sane in an insane world is crazy-making! As our modern culture has become more complicated, so have our lives. Living at a fast pace, we may find ourselves feeling isolated, lost, or even hopeless. In these times I believe it is courageous to seek therapy when something "feels off." You already possess the skills you need to live the life you envision. I can help you identify and move past blockages and emotional clutter. My role in this process is to provide engagement and collaboration as we approach the discomfort, grief, or fear with curiosity and compassion.
(323) 800-5233 View (323) 800-5233
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James Dvorak
Marriage & Family Therapist Associate, MS, AMFT
Verified Verified
5 Endorsed
Los Angeles, CA 90026
My goal is to walk with you through transitions, helping you navigate challenges, stressors, and fears related to moving forward from a relationship, a job, or the death of a loved one. I also aim to support you in the process of (re)discovering yourself in these transitions, especially when faced with questions about identity, expression, and sexuality. I approach our work with a focus on self-compassion and heightened awareness of the body. Together, we will explore new perspectives and equip you with the confidence to progress, uncovering patterns, parts, and habits that may no longer serve you in their current state.
My goal is to walk with you through transitions, helping you navigate challenges, stressors, and fears related to moving forward from a relationship, a job, or the death of a loved one. I also aim to support you in the process of (re)discovering yourself in these transitions, especially when faced with questions about identity, expression, and sexuality. I approach our work with a focus on self-compassion and heightened awareness of the body. Together, we will explore new perspectives and equip you with the confidence to progress, uncovering patterns, parts, and habits that may no longer serve you in their current state.
(424) 401-3903 View (424) 401-3903
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Gladis Romero
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified Verified
Los Angeles, CA 90026
Hello! My name is Gladis Romero, and I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. I have a passion for accompanying my clients through their journey of redefining their life goals, unlearning patterns and beliefs that no longer serve them, and reaching new heights of self-awareness and self-love. I focus on clients struggling with self-esteem, breakups, anxiety, and dating. I have worked with the TAY population, clients with co-occurring diagnoses, and justice-involved individuals. In this particular setting, I aim to focus my therapy services on clients 18-25 years old.
Hello! My name is Gladis Romero, and I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. I have a passion for accompanying my clients through their journey of redefining their life goals, unlearning patterns and beliefs that no longer serve them, and reaching new heights of self-awareness and self-love. I focus on clients struggling with self-esteem, breakups, anxiety, and dating. I have worked with the TAY population, clients with co-occurring diagnoses, and justice-involved individuals. In this particular setting, I aim to focus my therapy services on clients 18-25 years old.
(323) 792-2094 View (323) 792-2094
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Melissa Satram
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Los Angeles, CA 90026
Do you ever struggle with feeling like you’re not enough? Do you feel like you have to prove yourself? Do you feel stuck and triggered by childhood trauma? The symptoms of trauma include anxiety, depression, high conflict relationships, occupational impairment, addiction, and much more. I believe therapy can help you develop a more self-awareness and actionable plan to alleviate these symptoms. I specialized in working with people who are willing to explore past, present, and future challenges and to find tools for personal growth.
Do you ever struggle with feeling like you’re not enough? Do you feel like you have to prove yourself? Do you feel stuck and triggered by childhood trauma? The symptoms of trauma include anxiety, depression, high conflict relationships, occupational impairment, addiction, and much more. I believe therapy can help you develop a more self-awareness and actionable plan to alleviate these symptoms. I specialized in working with people who are willing to explore past, present, and future challenges and to find tools for personal growth.
(818) 390-9143 View (818) 390-9143
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Renae Johnson
Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor, LPCC, ATR-BC, CCTP
Verified Verified
Los Angeles, CA 90026
Not accepting new clients
You feel pulled in a million directions. People in your life and social media tell you how to fix things. But you have so much going on that you don’t know where to start. Your mind runs a million miles a minute, and your mental health suffers. All these demands make you realize you need to work actively on getting and staying better. If you've come this far it means that you are making the choice to take care of yourself and work to lead a healthy life. That is a brave and important decision, and I'm here to help. Therapy provides the dedicated time and attention required to be an energized and authentic you.
You feel pulled in a million directions. People in your life and social media tell you how to fix things. But you have so much going on that you don’t know where to start. Your mind runs a million miles a minute, and your mental health suffers. All these demands make you realize you need to work actively on getting and staying better. If you've come this far it means that you are making the choice to take care of yourself and work to lead a healthy life. That is a brave and important decision, and I'm here to help. Therapy provides the dedicated time and attention required to be an energized and authentic you.
(323) 347-3189 View (323) 347-3189
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Susan Hammoudeh
Psychologist, PsyD
Verified Verified
5 Endorsed
Los Angeles, CA 90026  (Online Only)
As a clinical psychologist with over ten years of experience in the field, I believe in an individual's ability to overcome traumatic experiences. I specialize in reproductive trauma, as well as perinatal and postpartum mood disorders. I also work with those who have suffered other types of trauma and those who are struggling with life challenges. I take into consideration the importance of an individual's early childhood experiences, including those that are preverbal. I provide a safe space in which the most painful emotions are contained and processed in order for healing to transpire.
As a clinical psychologist with over ten years of experience in the field, I believe in an individual's ability to overcome traumatic experiences. I specialize in reproductive trauma, as well as perinatal and postpartum mood disorders. I also work with those who have suffered other types of trauma and those who are struggling with life challenges. I take into consideration the importance of an individual's early childhood experiences, including those that are preverbal. I provide a safe space in which the most painful emotions are contained and processed in order for healing to transpire.
(323) 794-1092 View (323) 794-1092
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Elizabeth Bonfoey Taylor
Marriage & Family Therapist Associate
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Los Angeles, CA 90026  (Online Only)
Do you feel consumed within the bounds of past trauma? Unable to find distance from the isolating, frightening, and repetitive patterns of thinking holding you captive? Unaddressed trauma can prevent us from reaching our highest potential, impacting our physical and mental well-being. My goal is to create a safe platform using unconditional positive regard and a non-judgmental attitude toward you and your experiences so there is room to process, heal, and reclaim your life on your terms while having the opportunity to redefine what safety looks like to you.
Do you feel consumed within the bounds of past trauma? Unable to find distance from the isolating, frightening, and repetitive patterns of thinking holding you captive? Unaddressed trauma can prevent us from reaching our highest potential, impacting our physical and mental well-being. My goal is to create a safe platform using unconditional positive regard and a non-judgmental attitude toward you and your experiences so there is room to process, heal, and reclaim your life on your terms while having the opportunity to redefine what safety looks like to you.
(818) 514-7417 View (818) 514-7417
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Dr. Marci Flores
Psychologist, PsyD
Verified Verified
Los Angeles, CA 90026  (Online Only)
I'm a Trauma, Anxiety, and Grief specialist who helps people reconnect to meaning and fulfillment through the human experience. I provide a non-judgmental and supportive space which allows us to actively engage in core explorations where real and effective changes can be made. I use an integrated approach tailoring evidence based therapies such as CBT and ACT to each client's unique needs. After 10 years of experience I can confidently share client results include feeling calmer, centered, and re-energized with a greater sense of control, direction and empowerment in their relationships with themselves and others.
I'm a Trauma, Anxiety, and Grief specialist who helps people reconnect to meaning and fulfillment through the human experience. I provide a non-judgmental and supportive space which allows us to actively engage in core explorations where real and effective changes can be made. I use an integrated approach tailoring evidence based therapies such as CBT and ACT to each client's unique needs. After 10 years of experience I can confidently share client results include feeling calmer, centered, and re-energized with a greater sense of control, direction and empowerment in their relationships with themselves and others.
(562) 392-8571 View (562) 392-8571
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Cassie Karr
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT
Verified Verified
6 Endorsed
Los Angeles, CA 90026
Choosing a therapist is an important decision. Therapy tends to work best when there is a strong relationship between you and your therapist. My goal is to create an environment where you feel seen, heard, cared for, and understood. Processing your experiences in therapy helps to deepen self-awareness, and can positively impact your mood, functioning, and interpersonal relationships. The therapeutic process can be both challenging and rewarding, so the ideal client is one who is up to the challenge.
Choosing a therapist is an important decision. Therapy tends to work best when there is a strong relationship between you and your therapist. My goal is to create an environment where you feel seen, heard, cared for, and understood. Processing your experiences in therapy helps to deepen self-awareness, and can positively impact your mood, functioning, and interpersonal relationships. The therapeutic process can be both challenging and rewarding, so the ideal client is one who is up to the challenge.
(714) 410-2219 View (714) 410-2219

How does your Therapist compare?

Number of Therapists in 90026

600+

Average cost per session

$195

Therapists in 90026 who prioritize treating:

96% Anxiety
91% Depression
90% Relationship Issues
83% Self Esteem
75% Trauma and PTSD
73% Life Transitions
72% Grief

Average years in practice

10 Years

Top 3 insurances accepted

63% Aetna
55% UnitedHealthcare UHC | UBH
54% Cigna and Evernorth

How Therapists in 90026 see their clients

70% In Person and Online
30% Online Only

Gender breakdown

76% Female
19% Male
5% Non-Binary

FAQs - About Therapy and Counseling

How can I find a therapist in 90026?

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.