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Molly Garber Therapy
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW
Verified Verified
Los Angeles, CA 90041
“Regardless of how long ago something happened, and regardless of how long symptoms have been there, it doesn’t need to be permanent.” - Getting Past Your Past (Shapiro, 2012) Whether you are experiencing anxiety, depression, interpersonal issues or other daily symptoms that leave you feeling discontent, there is a solution. By utilizing a client-centered approach, I meet you where you are from session-to-session in order to provide an environment focused on comfort, trust, and understanding. I see healing as a sine wave, with ups-and-downs but always on an upward trajectory. Together we will walk through your healing.
“Regardless of how long ago something happened, and regardless of how long symptoms have been there, it doesn’t need to be permanent.” - Getting Past Your Past (Shapiro, 2012) Whether you are experiencing anxiety, depression, interpersonal issues or other daily symptoms that leave you feeling discontent, there is a solution. By utilizing a client-centered approach, I meet you where you are from session-to-session in order to provide an environment focused on comfort, trust, and understanding. I see healing as a sine wave, with ups-and-downs but always on an upward trajectory. Together we will walk through your healing.
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Alisha R. Garr
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified Verified
Eagle Rock, CA 90041
My greatest reward as a therapist is supporting my clients to explore ways to make the changes in their lives that will allow them to look forward to the future with hope. I believe that all individuals hold the key to their own happiness and possess the power to change their lives for the better.
My greatest reward as a therapist is supporting my clients to explore ways to make the changes in their lives that will allow them to look forward to the future with hope. I believe that all individuals hold the key to their own happiness and possess the power to change their lives for the better.
(818) 616-6184 View (818) 616-6184
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Kathleen Locker
Psychologist, PsyD
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Los Angeles, CA 90041
Working with older children, adolescents, adults, and couples, I strive to help you understand how your early caregiving experiences are impacting your current wellbeing and interpersonal functioning. My goal is to create a secure relationship where you can feel understood and valued and better understand yourself through our work together. In working with young children and their caregivers, I hope to help parents understand how their own parenting impacts their identity as a caregiver as well as helping them understand their child’s needs and develop a deeper connection.
Working with older children, adolescents, adults, and couples, I strive to help you understand how your early caregiving experiences are impacting your current wellbeing and interpersonal functioning. My goal is to create a secure relationship where you can feel understood and valued and better understand yourself through our work together. In working with young children and their caregivers, I hope to help parents understand how their own parenting impacts their identity as a caregiver as well as helping them understand their child’s needs and develop a deeper connection.
(323) 990-7301 View (323) 990-7301
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Maggie Wilhelm
Counselor, MA, LPCC
Verified Verified
6 Endorsed
Los Angeles, CA 90041  (Online Only)
My practice is a personalized, compassionate, evidenced-based treatment to every day life problems & mental health disorders, based in the DBT principle of Acceptance versus Change. As a licensed therapist, the consistent theme I experience is my passion for helping clients achieve their highest potential. I am continuously amazed by the resilience & strength I see from clients who strive to heal, better themselves, do the hard work in & out of therapy, & make the changes they are yearning to see in their lives. Accompanying you on your journey to recovery, peace, & wellness is my greatest privilege as a therapist.
My practice is a personalized, compassionate, evidenced-based treatment to every day life problems & mental health disorders, based in the DBT principle of Acceptance versus Change. As a licensed therapist, the consistent theme I experience is my passion for helping clients achieve their highest potential. I am continuously amazed by the resilience & strength I see from clients who strive to heal, better themselves, do the hard work in & out of therapy, & make the changes they are yearning to see in their lives. Accompanying you on your journey to recovery, peace, & wellness is my greatest privilege as a therapist.
(626) 317-6230 View (626) 317-6230
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Jennifer Jackson
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified Verified
6 Endorsed
Los Angeles, CA 90041
I create a compassionate, non-judgmental space to collaborate on your goals. With an integrative therapy approach tailored to your unique needs, we would work together to build a connection where meaningful change can occur, allowing you to live with more ease and move forward in life empowered by strengths, both old and new. I approach our work with cultural humility and an anti-oppressive framework that supports intersectionality, particularly for those who identify as BIPOC, LGBTQ+ or queer, women, creatives and artists, and birthing parents in all stages of their perinatal journey from preconception to postpartum.
I create a compassionate, non-judgmental space to collaborate on your goals. With an integrative therapy approach tailored to your unique needs, we would work together to build a connection where meaningful change can occur, allowing you to live with more ease and move forward in life empowered by strengths, both old and new. I approach our work with cultural humility and an anti-oppressive framework that supports intersectionality, particularly for those who identify as BIPOC, LGBTQ+ or queer, women, creatives and artists, and birthing parents in all stages of their perinatal journey from preconception to postpartum.
(323) 817-0442 View (323) 817-0442
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Mikaila Henderson
CHT
Verified Verified
Los Angeles, CA 90041
I became a certified hypnotherapist after my bout with stage 3 non-hodgkins lymphoma. I was told I'd never be cancer free and am now coming up on 10 years of remission. I practiced hypnosis and other healing modalities to help me through my cancer journey. I believe in what I do and the power we all hold within ourselves to make the necessary changes in creating a healthier, happier, more fulfilling lifestyle. I enjoy working with clients, empowering them to create a new self-confidence and peace in their lives they might otherwise never see possible.
I became a certified hypnotherapist after my bout with stage 3 non-hodgkins lymphoma. I was told I'd never be cancer free and am now coming up on 10 years of remission. I practiced hypnosis and other healing modalities to help me through my cancer journey. I believe in what I do and the power we all hold within ourselves to make the necessary changes in creating a healthier, happier, more fulfilling lifestyle. I enjoy working with clients, empowering them to create a new self-confidence and peace in their lives they might otherwise never see possible.
(323) 736-5475 View (323) 736-5475
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Ligia Orellana
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Los Angeles, CA 90041  (Online Only)
You have always followed the norm to not stand out. You feel safe when you are in the background and blending in. Judgement and criticism have always been a part of your life. You are struggling with feelings of guilt and shame, and it has impeded you in living a life of authenticity- who you are at your core, but the fear of people leaving stops you. This fear has caused you to have your boundaries tested and crossed- leading you to bottle up your emotions for self-preservation. There has not been a time where you have not felt fear, anxiety, overwhelm, and stress.
You have always followed the norm to not stand out. You feel safe when you are in the background and blending in. Judgement and criticism have always been a part of your life. You are struggling with feelings of guilt and shame, and it has impeded you in living a life of authenticity- who you are at your core, but the fear of people leaving stops you. This fear has caused you to have your boundaries tested and crossed- leading you to bottle up your emotions for self-preservation. There has not been a time where you have not felt fear, anxiety, overwhelm, and stress.
(310) 935-0556 View (310) 935-0556
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Keren Garcia-Arteaga
Associate Marriage & Family Therapist, MSMFT
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Los Angeles, CA 90041
I believe that relationships are not just a source of our deepest pain, but also the catalyst for transformation and healing. Using cultural humility and compassionate attunement, I foster a nurturing space where you can explore your inner struggles, share your story, and discover your authentic self. As a companion on your journey towards healing, I will use a therapeutic approach that honors the intersecting parts of your being by bringing awareness to mind, body, spirit, and cultural identity.
I believe that relationships are not just a source of our deepest pain, but also the catalyst for transformation and healing. Using cultural humility and compassionate attunement, I foster a nurturing space where you can explore your inner struggles, share your story, and discover your authentic self. As a companion on your journey towards healing, I will use a therapeutic approach that honors the intersecting parts of your being by bringing awareness to mind, body, spirit, and cultural identity.
(213) 682-2713 View (213) 682-2713
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Marissa Latini
Associate Clinical Social Worker, ASW
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Los Angeles, CA 90041
You’re stuck, finding it difficult to connect to the things that bring you joy and purpose. You’re concerned about your relationships. What do the people you care about most think of you? Do they like you? Are you enough? You’re a hard worker, an overachiever even, who finds themselves on the frequent verge of burnout. Decision making can be so challenging for you, there’s so much you’re not sure of yet. You want to be able to advocate for your own needs. You want to know how to have emotionally honest conversations and set boundaries.
You’re stuck, finding it difficult to connect to the things that bring you joy and purpose. You’re concerned about your relationships. What do the people you care about most think of you? Do they like you? Are you enough? You’re a hard worker, an overachiever even, who finds themselves on the frequent verge of burnout. Decision making can be so challenging for you, there’s so much you’re not sure of yet. You want to be able to advocate for your own needs. You want to know how to have emotionally honest conversations and set boundaries.
(323) 765-1612 View (323) 765-1612
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Diana Rivera
Psychologist, PhD, MA, PCC
Verified Verified
2 Endorsed
Los Angeles, CA 90041
It is an honor to meet you. I am CEO/lead psychologist at Empowerment Psychology. I am a dynamic, intuitive and committed psychologist who believes that personal healing and social transformation go hand-in-hand. I value those qualities that make you human, while recognizing those issues that impact your vitality, passion, purpose and ability to live fully inside of your life, with your loved ones, at work, in society. I create a safe and inviting space for you to share who you are and develop an authentic rapport with me based on trust and non-judgement. As a result, I can better walk with you in your journey of growth and healing.
It is an honor to meet you. I am CEO/lead psychologist at Empowerment Psychology. I am a dynamic, intuitive and committed psychologist who believes that personal healing and social transformation go hand-in-hand. I value those qualities that make you human, while recognizing those issues that impact your vitality, passion, purpose and ability to live fully inside of your life, with your loved ones, at work, in society. I create a safe and inviting space for you to share who you are and develop an authentic rapport with me based on trust and non-judgement. As a result, I can better walk with you in your journey of growth and healing.
(310) 845-6943 View (310) 845-6943
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Lauren Elizabeth Eccker
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW , MPH
Verified Verified
Los Angeles, CA 90041
Day in and day out, we’re bombarded with messages about how we should be, and many of us find ourselves constantly trying to fit a mold. I create a space of reprieve from the pressures of everyday life – a space where you can relax and be your truest self without fear of judgment. I believe strongly in the power of honest connection to heal the wounds of self-doubt and self-criticism. My priority is to create a space that is inclusive, safe and above all YOURS. I am not here “heal,” but to work alongside you while you grow.
Day in and day out, we’re bombarded with messages about how we should be, and many of us find ourselves constantly trying to fit a mold. I create a space of reprieve from the pressures of everyday life – a space where you can relax and be your truest self without fear of judgment. I believe strongly in the power of honest connection to heal the wounds of self-doubt and self-criticism. My priority is to create a space that is inclusive, safe and above all YOURS. I am not here “heal,” but to work alongside you while you grow.
(323) 709-7765 View (323) 709-7765
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Sarah Tayebi
Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Verified Verified
Los Angeles, CA 90041  (Online Only)
I feel honored to join you in the therapeutic process of self-discovery, healing, and acceptance of your limitless worth. My work is designed to support you in tuning into your body and mind to access peace from within. I work with adults, children, and families who are challenged with depression, anxiety, trauma, life transitions, grief, and conflict in relationships. Regardless of what brings you into the room, you can expect that our time together will offer a safe space where you can explore the learning from your past that may not serve you and find skills that support your unique healing process.
I feel honored to join you in the therapeutic process of self-discovery, healing, and acceptance of your limitless worth. My work is designed to support you in tuning into your body and mind to access peace from within. I work with adults, children, and families who are challenged with depression, anxiety, trauma, life transitions, grief, and conflict in relationships. Regardless of what brings you into the room, you can expect that our time together will offer a safe space where you can explore the learning from your past that may not serve you and find skills that support your unique healing process.
(323) 990-4376 View (323) 990-4376
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Dana M Harris
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Los Angeles, CA 90041
There's no instruction manual for life. Relationship problems, career questions and mental health issues can make us feel confused about our own identity, where we fit in and how to move forward. I specialize in helping adults and couples navigate difficult feelings, identify and change unhelpful thoughts and patterns, and become "un-stuck" in order to enjoy a more peaceful mind and a happier life. My approach is open, casual, and collaborative, and I strive to maintain a space that is judgment-free, and where clients feel fully accepted, truly seen and supported. I'm LGBTQIA+-friendly, sex/kink-positive and culturally-sensitive.
There's no instruction manual for life. Relationship problems, career questions and mental health issues can make us feel confused about our own identity, where we fit in and how to move forward. I specialize in helping adults and couples navigate difficult feelings, identify and change unhelpful thoughts and patterns, and become "un-stuck" in order to enjoy a more peaceful mind and a happier life. My approach is open, casual, and collaborative, and I strive to maintain a space that is judgment-free, and where clients feel fully accepted, truly seen and supported. I'm LGBTQIA+-friendly, sex/kink-positive and culturally-sensitive.
(213) 318-4342 View (213) 318-4342
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Melanie Horstmann
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LCSW
Verified Verified
2 Endorsed
Los Angeles, CA 90041
Not accepting new clients
Trauma manifests in many forms including difficult childhood experiences, sexual assault, abusive relationships and through various life transitions (divorce, pregnancy, postpartum). These life experiences can negatively shape the way you view yourself, your relationships and your interpersonal world. I can assist you in overcoming the effects of trauma to create a more fulfilling, hopeful life. My treatment approach is psychodynamically-oriented and mindfulness-based with an emphasis on creating a safe environment and alliance to help you feel secure and supported. I use empathy, humor and curiosity to fully understand your distress and work along side you to create change.
Trauma manifests in many forms including difficult childhood experiences, sexual assault, abusive relationships and through various life transitions (divorce, pregnancy, postpartum). These life experiences can negatively shape the way you view yourself, your relationships and your interpersonal world. I can assist you in overcoming the effects of trauma to create a more fulfilling, hopeful life. My treatment approach is psychodynamically-oriented and mindfulness-based with an emphasis on creating a safe environment and alliance to help you feel secure and supported. I use empathy, humor and curiosity to fully understand your distress and work along side you to create change.
(626) 551-4033 View (626) 551-4033
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Meredith Murphy
Psychologist, PhD
Verified Verified
3 Endorsed
Los Angeles, CA 90041
I specialize in working with older adolescents and adults undergoing a wide range of emotional and relational difficulties. I approach therapy with the understanding that each person is completely unique; therefore, I tailor my approach to best meet each individual's needs. Most of my clients are feeling stuck - whether they're stuck in anxiety, stuck in unhealthy relationships, or stuck in patterns that aren't letting them live their most fulfilled lives. I don't provide band-aids; I help my clients explore and understand WHY they're stuck, so they can create real, lasting changes.
I specialize in working with older adolescents and adults undergoing a wide range of emotional and relational difficulties. I approach therapy with the understanding that each person is completely unique; therefore, I tailor my approach to best meet each individual's needs. Most of my clients are feeling stuck - whether they're stuck in anxiety, stuck in unhealthy relationships, or stuck in patterns that aren't letting them live their most fulfilled lives. I don't provide band-aids; I help my clients explore and understand WHY they're stuck, so they can create real, lasting changes.
(323) 419-4845 View (323) 419-4845
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Lauren Joy Furutani
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT
Verified Verified
Los Angeles, CA 90041
As a human, I'm committed wholeheartedly to forming earnest, meaningful connections with others. As a therapist, I lead with compassion and curiosity so that we can develop a relationship of trust and honesty together. I will bring my full self to our work - including professional and personal growth and experience - to help us form a robust relationship to bear the pain of your trauma, better understand how you learned to adapt to the challenges of life, and find new awareness and perspective for how to find a more engaged and satisfying life experience.
As a human, I'm committed wholeheartedly to forming earnest, meaningful connections with others. As a therapist, I lead with compassion and curiosity so that we can develop a relationship of trust and honesty together. I will bring my full self to our work - including professional and personal growth and experience - to help us form a robust relationship to bear the pain of your trauma, better understand how you learned to adapt to the challenges of life, and find new awareness and perspective for how to find a more engaged and satisfying life experience.
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Adam Haynes
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified Verified
Los Angeles, CA 90041
Not accepting new clients
I conduct psychotherapy with individuals who are experiencing difficulties related to sadness, depression, anxiety, detrimental relationships, and challenging life transitions. I have a lot of experience helping people conquer trauma and oppression related to objectification, perfectionism, substance issues, alienation, trauma, and marginalization. As a writer and veteran of the entertainment industry, I am particularly skilled at helping people with issues related to creative expression.
I conduct psychotherapy with individuals who are experiencing difficulties related to sadness, depression, anxiety, detrimental relationships, and challenging life transitions. I have a lot of experience helping people conquer trauma and oppression related to objectification, perfectionism, substance issues, alienation, trauma, and marginalization. As a writer and veteran of the entertainment industry, I am particularly skilled at helping people with issues related to creative expression.
(323) 772-5975 View (323) 772-5975
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Michelle Harvey
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT
Verified Verified
Los Angeles, CA 90041  (Online Only)
I'm a licensed marriage and family therapist based in California with over 18 years of experience. My expertise lies in early childhood development, perinatal mood and anxiety disorders (PMAD), parenting, depression, and anxiety, however I have treated a wide range of people and issues over the years.
I'm a licensed marriage and family therapist based in California with over 18 years of experience. My expertise lies in early childhood development, perinatal mood and anxiety disorders (PMAD), parenting, depression, and anxiety, however I have treated a wide range of people and issues over the years.
(323) 765-0267 View (323) 765-0267
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Elizabeth Razzano
Psychologist, PsyD
Verified Verified
Los Angeles, CA 90041
As a licensed Clinical Psychologist in private practice, I have treated a variety of disorders and issues ranging from anxiety and depression to relationship problems, career transitions, low self-esteem, adjustment disorders, parenting issues, and grief.
As a licensed Clinical Psychologist in private practice, I have treated a variety of disorders and issues ranging from anxiety and depression to relationship problems, career transitions, low self-esteem, adjustment disorders, parenting issues, and grief.
(323) 529-3895 View (323) 529-3895
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Tina Marie Del Rosario
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, MSW
Verified Verified
4 Endorsed
Los Angeles, CA 90041
Do you feel like you aren't operating at your full potential? Do you experience thoughts and feelings that interfere with your life balance? Although there are many reasons one seeks therapy, it is often our desire to feel connection, contentment and happiness. We all have unique stories that have shaped us. I would like to work with you to discover all that has led you to your current situation. To guide and assist you in a journey that will allow you to operate from a place of acceptance, compassion, and understanding for self and others.
Do you feel like you aren't operating at your full potential? Do you experience thoughts and feelings that interfere with your life balance? Although there are many reasons one seeks therapy, it is often our desire to feel connection, contentment and happiness. We all have unique stories that have shaped us. I would like to work with you to discover all that has led you to your current situation. To guide and assist you in a journey that will allow you to operate from a place of acceptance, compassion, and understanding for self and others.
(323) 772-5604 View (323) 772-5604

How does your Therapist compare?

Number of Therapists in 90041

200+

Average cost per session

$180

Therapists in 90041 who prioritize treating:

96% Anxiety
90% Relationship Issues
90% Depression
83% Self Esteem
77% Trauma and PTSD
73% Life Transitions
72% Grief

Average years in practice

10 Years

Top 3 insurances accepted

61% Aetna
45% UnitedHealthcare UHC | UBH
41% Cigna and Evernorth

How Therapists in 90041 see their clients

74% In Person and Online
26% Online Only

Gender breakdown

82% Female
16% Male
2% Non-Binary
FAQs - About Therapy and Counseling

How can I find a therapist in 90041?

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.