Therapists in 90240

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Inner Strength Counseling Services
Marriage & Family Therapist
Verified Verified
Downey, CA 90240
I am a Mexican American Latinx therapist dedicated to enhancing the mental health wellness and overall well-being of those who have experienced trauma, helping them break free from generational patterns and overcome life stressors, grief and emotional challenges. Individuals who have experienced trauma can possibly suffer from Depression, Anxiety, PTSD and feelings of anger, frustrations. I am here to commit to clinical excellence and evidence-based practices.My approach will empower you to explore areas of your life that have been unprocessed and support you in taking action to make conscious changes in your life.
I am a Mexican American Latinx therapist dedicated to enhancing the mental health wellness and overall well-being of those who have experienced trauma, helping them break free from generational patterns and overcome life stressors, grief and emotional challenges. Individuals who have experienced trauma can possibly suffer from Depression, Anxiety, PTSD and feelings of anger, frustrations. I am here to commit to clinical excellence and evidence-based practices.My approach will empower you to explore areas of your life that have been unprocessed and support you in taking action to make conscious changes in your life.
(323) 746-1505 View (323) 746-1505
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Mallory Axelrod
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified Verified
Downey, CA 90240
Not accepting new clients
Welcome! Congratulations to taking the first step towards a more healthy you! Hablo español. Seeking help for mental health is a huge step, and I hope to be able to be alongside you and/or your loved ones on the journey to self-love and fulfillment in every aspect of life. Are you finding it hard to quiet those pesky thoughts scrambling around your head? Do simple daily tasks suddenly seem impossible to complete? Is your child acting out at home or school? Allow me to help you learn more about what's causing these difficulties, and provide you with the insight and tools you need to overcome.
Welcome! Congratulations to taking the first step towards a more healthy you! Hablo español. Seeking help for mental health is a huge step, and I hope to be able to be alongside you and/or your loved ones on the journey to self-love and fulfillment in every aspect of life. Are you finding it hard to quiet those pesky thoughts scrambling around your head? Do simple daily tasks suddenly seem impossible to complete? Is your child acting out at home or school? Allow me to help you learn more about what's causing these difficulties, and provide you with the insight and tools you need to overcome.
(562) 543-5982 View (562) 543-5982
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Simon Uche
Marriage & Family Therapist Associate, AMFT
Verified Verified
Downey, CA 90240  (Online Only)
My goal is to provide a safe space for you to discuss your concerns to change your life for the better. Couples, families, and individuals seek my support for various issues and life moments, including communication, depression, and anxiety. The change will happen when you are willing to learn about yourself and others, both the good and bad.
My goal is to provide a safe space for you to discuss your concerns to change your life for the better. Couples, families, and individuals seek my support for various issues and life moments, including communication, depression, and anxiety. The change will happen when you are willing to learn about yourself and others, both the good and bad.
(562) 512-6909 View (562) 512-6909
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Rebecca Lynn Schwarz
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT
Verified Verified
Downey, CA 90240  (Online Only)
I have focused my practice on helping people struggling with relationship problems such as: Marital disenchantment, communication problems, conflict resolution skills and family struggles with parenting kids, teenagers and launching young adults. I have a heart for working with individual adults, adolescents, and children struggling with: Depression, Anxiety, Panic attacks, Grieving, Posttraumatic stress, OCD, Victims of sexual abuse, incest, and Spiritual Crisis. Periodically I run groups for victims of sexual abuse.As a recent Breast Cancer Survivor, I am in a unique position to utilize my own painful experience to help women or their families suffering from cancer.
I have focused my practice on helping people struggling with relationship problems such as: Marital disenchantment, communication problems, conflict resolution skills and family struggles with parenting kids, teenagers and launching young adults. I have a heart for working with individual adults, adolescents, and children struggling with: Depression, Anxiety, Panic attacks, Grieving, Posttraumatic stress, OCD, Victims of sexual abuse, incest, and Spiritual Crisis. Periodically I run groups for victims of sexual abuse.As a recent Breast Cancer Survivor, I am in a unique position to utilize my own painful experience to help women or their families suffering from cancer.
(562) 222-0488 View (562) 222-0488
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Barbara Hernandez
Marriage & Family Therapist, PsyD, LMFT, LPCC
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Downey, CA 90240
I have been working in the field of social services for the past 20 years and as a therapist for the last 18 years. Now I have a group practice of over 15 Therapist helping me offer comprehensive services. I have been licensed as an Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist since 2008 and as an Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor since 2014. I currently work with individuals, couples, families and adolescents. I treat many issues, ranging from depression, anxiety, child behavioral problems and trauma. If you are looking for another treatment specialty, call the office and I can see which therapist can best server you,
I have been working in the field of social services for the past 20 years and as a therapist for the last 18 years. Now I have a group practice of over 15 Therapist helping me offer comprehensive services. I have been licensed as an Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist since 2008 and as an Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor since 2014. I currently work with individuals, couples, families and adolescents. I treat many issues, ranging from depression, anxiety, child behavioral problems and trauma. If you are looking for another treatment specialty, call the office and I can see which therapist can best server you,
(562) 362-3233 View (562) 362-3233
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Darshawn Hooker, LMFT
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT
Verified Verified
Downey, CA 90240
Are you looking for a safe, bias free space to find tools to enhance the quality of your relationships and life? Seeking guidance to maneuver through changes with your career, relationships or life in general? Want someone that will focus on your strengths to help you fortify your sense of self? I'd love to partner with you on your healing journey. Sometimes life throws us a curve ball and we simply need someone to help us navigate the feelings that come up. Allow me an opportunity to provide you a unique therapeutic relationship that strengthens you.
Are you looking for a safe, bias free space to find tools to enhance the quality of your relationships and life? Seeking guidance to maneuver through changes with your career, relationships or life in general? Want someone that will focus on your strengths to help you fortify your sense of self? I'd love to partner with you on your healing journey. Sometimes life throws us a curve ball and we simply need someone to help us navigate the feelings that come up. Allow me an opportunity to provide you a unique therapeutic relationship that strengthens you.
(323) 613-3850 View (323) 613-3850
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Tina M Salazar
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT
Verified Verified
Downey, CA 90240  (Online Only)
Hello, my name is Tina Salazar, and I am a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in CA. Are you struggling with isolation, stress, depression, or anxiety? Are you feeling overwhelmed? Know that you are not alone. Asking for support is an act of strength and courage and is the first step in making positive changes. My goal is to help you reconnect with your strengths and the things that give your life happiness and meaning.
Hello, my name is Tina Salazar, and I am a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in CA. Are you struggling with isolation, stress, depression, or anxiety? Are you feeling overwhelmed? Know that you are not alone. Asking for support is an act of strength and courage and is the first step in making positive changes. My goal is to help you reconnect with your strengths and the things that give your life happiness and meaning.
(562) 784-9217 View (562) 784-9217
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Conscious Culture Psychology Clinic
Psychologist, PhD
Verified Verified
Downey, CA 90240  (Online Only)
Conscious Culture Psychology Clinic is now offering virtual sessions to ensure we can continue to serve you during this stressful time. The stresses on you and your family in today's society can be overwhelming but you don't need to face them alone. CCPC offers psychological evaluation and psychotherapy services. We aim to provide exceptional service through development of a working-therapeutic relationship. We aim to help individuals learn how to manage their emotions, thoughts, and physical reactions to establish an empowered sense of self, capable of achieving a balanced lifestyle.
Conscious Culture Psychology Clinic is now offering virtual sessions to ensure we can continue to serve you during this stressful time. The stresses on you and your family in today's society can be overwhelming but you don't need to face them alone. CCPC offers psychological evaluation and psychotherapy services. We aim to provide exceptional service through development of a working-therapeutic relationship. We aim to help individuals learn how to manage their emotions, thoughts, and physical reactions to establish an empowered sense of self, capable of achieving a balanced lifestyle.
(626) 658-4297 View (626) 658-4297
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Mary E. Rodela
Marriage & Family Therapist, MS LMFT, SeHabla, Espanol
Verified Verified
5 Endorsed
Downey, CA 90240
Not accepting new clients
Are you feeling overwhelmed? Want to find relief from emotional pain (depression, anxiety, grief) for yourself or your child? Would you like to find a new outlook on solving a problem? If you answered yes, you don't have to go through this alone, I can assist you in finding the answers that you need. I am a Bilingual (Spanish & English) Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and have worked in different capacities since 1996. I provide a safe, trusting, and confidential place where you can express your thoughts and feelings in a positive healthy manner without fear of being negatively judged.
Are you feeling overwhelmed? Want to find relief from emotional pain (depression, anxiety, grief) for yourself or your child? Would you like to find a new outlook on solving a problem? If you answered yes, you don't have to go through this alone, I can assist you in finding the answers that you need. I am a Bilingual (Spanish & English) Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and have worked in different capacities since 1996. I provide a safe, trusting, and confidential place where you can express your thoughts and feelings in a positive healthy manner without fear of being negatively judged.
(562) 354-8083 View (562) 354-8083
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Trevor Monroe
Psychologist, PhD, MS
Verified Verified
Downey, CA 90240  (Online Only)
I have been in private practice for the last 15 years. I work with individuals. Most of my clients are feeling overwhelmed, anxious, depressed, or all three. Typically they are making their way through a major upheaval in their lives, such as divorce, tragic loss, job stress, severe communication problems, and strained family relationships. They're often depressed, angry, confused, or anxious. My work with couples and families is for the most part communication therapy. I never stop being amazed when clients explain to me that for the first time they're feeling heard, really heard, by their partners, children, or parents.
I have been in private practice for the last 15 years. I work with individuals. Most of my clients are feeling overwhelmed, anxious, depressed, or all three. Typically they are making their way through a major upheaval in their lives, such as divorce, tragic loss, job stress, severe communication problems, and strained family relationships. They're often depressed, angry, confused, or anxious. My work with couples and families is for the most part communication therapy. I never stop being amazed when clients explain to me that for the first time they're feeling heard, really heard, by their partners, children, or parents.
(562) 276-2204 View (562) 276-2204
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R &R Ralph Gongora AMFT 106971
Marriage & Family Therapist Associate, AMFT
Verified Verified
Downey, CA 90240
Perhaps you are feeling sad, anxious, angry, isolated and detached from your loved ones. I believe the therapeutic relationship is considered to be the most important element in facilitating the successful resolution of interpersonal relationships and/or internal conflicts. As a compassionate therapist I will listen without judgment and acknowledge your experiences with authenticity and genuineness. Clients are the expert’s that allows better understanding of their experiences toward healing. Together we can seek solutions and learn how to apply them for self-empowerment to make life better and more fulfilling.
Perhaps you are feeling sad, anxious, angry, isolated and detached from your loved ones. I believe the therapeutic relationship is considered to be the most important element in facilitating the successful resolution of interpersonal relationships and/or internal conflicts. As a compassionate therapist I will listen without judgment and acknowledge your experiences with authenticity and genuineness. Clients are the expert’s that allows better understanding of their experiences toward healing. Together we can seek solutions and learn how to apply them for self-empowerment to make life better and more fulfilling.
(562) 203-1438 View (562) 203-1438
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Earthing Mental Health Counseling - Hablo Espanol
Marriage & Family Therapist, MS, LMFT
Verified Verified
Downey, CA 90240
Waitlist for new clients
Mrs. Zuarez, Is a Licensed Psychotherapist, who has dedicated her career helping individuals, couples, and families navigate & process life challenges. She specializes in Solutions Focus, Cognitive – Behavioral Therapy, & Family Systems. Are you seeking to feel happier/better? Want balance in your life? Want to repair your relationship/s or Marriage? Are you dealing with a health diagnosis? Do you question life, its purpose and wonder why you are here? Are you curious how you can connect to your subconscious (Higher Self) and discover your life purpose? Mrs. Zuarez, will help you gain clarity and help uncover the root cause of your
Mrs. Zuarez, Is a Licensed Psychotherapist, who has dedicated her career helping individuals, couples, and families navigate & process life challenges. She specializes in Solutions Focus, Cognitive – Behavioral Therapy, & Family Systems. Are you seeking to feel happier/better? Want balance in your life? Want to repair your relationship/s or Marriage? Are you dealing with a health diagnosis? Do you question life, its purpose and wonder why you are here? Are you curious how you can connect to your subconscious (Higher Self) and discover your life purpose? Mrs. Zuarez, will help you gain clarity and help uncover the root cause of your
(562) 210-0334 View (562) 210-0334
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Brenda Lizbeth Garcia
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT
Verified Verified
Downey, CA 90240
Whether it's your first time seeking therapy or a returning client seeking support, I am glad to provide you with the support you are looking for. Is it depression, anxiety, grief, adjustment, trauma, anger, panic, substance abuse? Whatever it is, we can work together to process your thoughts and feelings. I have experience working with both adults and children who are struggling with their emotions. I am committed to support my clients with overcoming these intense emotions.
Whether it's your first time seeking therapy or a returning client seeking support, I am glad to provide you with the support you are looking for. Is it depression, anxiety, grief, adjustment, trauma, anger, panic, substance abuse? Whatever it is, we can work together to process your thoughts and feelings. I have experience working with both adults and children who are struggling with their emotions. I am committed to support my clients with overcoming these intense emotions.
(323) 417-6196 View (323) 417-6196
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Jessica Vazquez
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified Verified
Downey, CA 90240  (Online Only)
Feelings, feelings, feelings. They can be complex painful, rewarding, and sometimes, confusing. Sometimes those feelings and emotions consume us, other times we avoid them either way; they affect us. In this space, I hope to help guide your understanding of what you are experiencing. To acknowledge triggers, and normalize some of your behaviors without excusing them. In all, my goal as a therapist is to create an environment where you feel listened too and important .
Feelings, feelings, feelings. They can be complex painful, rewarding, and sometimes, confusing. Sometimes those feelings and emotions consume us, other times we avoid them either way; they affect us. In this space, I hope to help guide your understanding of what you are experiencing. To acknowledge triggers, and normalize some of your behaviors without excusing them. In all, my goal as a therapist is to create an environment where you feel listened too and important .
(213) 568-1774 View (213) 568-1774
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Nova Mindset Counseling
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified Verified
Downey, CA 90240
Hi, I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) with over 14 years of experience working with individuals that are dealing with mental health issues from birth to end-of-life. Do you struggle with self-esteem? negative self-image? Maybe you have stopped giving yourself love? Maybe you feel stuck and the images and memories in your mind are not to your liking. Perhaps you have decided that the time for a change in mindset is now. If this is you, I would like to make a connection and see if I am a match to bring support to you. As a trauma-informed, mindset-based therapist, my goal is always to allow you to feel safe and heard.
Hi, I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) with over 14 years of experience working with individuals that are dealing with mental health issues from birth to end-of-life. Do you struggle with self-esteem? negative self-image? Maybe you have stopped giving yourself love? Maybe you feel stuck and the images and memories in your mind are not to your liking. Perhaps you have decided that the time for a change in mindset is now. If this is you, I would like to make a connection and see if I am a match to bring support to you. As a trauma-informed, mindset-based therapist, my goal is always to allow you to feel safe and heard.
(562) 371-3976 View (562) 371-3976
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Evelyn Santana
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Downey, CA 90240  (Online Only)
Have the last couple of years stretched you thin, affecting your relationships at home and at work? Major life transitions like new jobs, new relationships, or significant loses, can require more from you than you could ever imagine. Many of us have come to a point where we can benefit from additional professional support. As a first generation Latinx, I know first hand the unique strength and resilience it takes to navigate life changes in an ever evolving world. My years of training and real-life experience in developing resilience has led me to be passionate and committed to helping others find their resilience within.
Have the last couple of years stretched you thin, affecting your relationships at home and at work? Major life transitions like new jobs, new relationships, or significant loses, can require more from you than you could ever imagine. Many of us have come to a point where we can benefit from additional professional support. As a first generation Latinx, I know first hand the unique strength and resilience it takes to navigate life changes in an ever evolving world. My years of training and real-life experience in developing resilience has led me to be passionate and committed to helping others find their resilience within.
(562) 667-4715 View (562) 667-4715
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Patricia De La Torre, LCSW
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified Verified
Downey, CA 90240
I work with adults, youth, and children struggling to overcome traumatic experience, anxiety, and depression. I provide a safe and positive environment. I do NOT work with Eating Disorders.
I work with adults, youth, and children struggling to overcome traumatic experience, anxiety, and depression. I provide a safe and positive environment. I do NOT work with Eating Disorders.
(562) 273-9672 View (562) 273-9672
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Nancy Wallin Espinoza
Counselor, LPCC, LMFT
Verified Verified
2 Endorsed
Downey, CA 90240  (Online Only)
Do you ever wonder how your life might be different if you could learn to manage your anxiety or relationship issues? Or maybe you are experiencing a difficult life transition, or you just feel stuck. It's sometimes easier to assist others than to get help for yourself, but you deserve it!
Do you ever wonder how your life might be different if you could learn to manage your anxiety or relationship issues? Or maybe you are experiencing a difficult life transition, or you just feel stuck. It's sometimes easier to assist others than to get help for yourself, but you deserve it!
(562) 362-4787 View (562) 362-4787
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Grizette Martinez
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified Verified
Downey, CA 90240  (Online Only)
We are all deserving of being heard, valued, & living a fulfilling life. Yet, somewhere in history, in society, in our families, and within ourselves, you may have started believing something different- a narrative that doesn't recognize your worth or your whole self. As a result, you may have developed a pattern of not speaking your truth, overextending your boundaries, constantly questioning yourself, or any other behaviors that were once ways of surviving but no longer serve you. My goal is to identify such patterns with a sense of curiosity as we work toward change and acceptance in therapy.
We are all deserving of being heard, valued, & living a fulfilling life. Yet, somewhere in history, in society, in our families, and within ourselves, you may have started believing something different- a narrative that doesn't recognize your worth or your whole self. As a result, you may have developed a pattern of not speaking your truth, overextending your boundaries, constantly questioning yourself, or any other behaviors that were once ways of surviving but no longer serve you. My goal is to identify such patterns with a sense of curiosity as we work toward change and acceptance in therapy.
(562) 393-8704 View (562) 393-8704
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Delmy Mendoza
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified Verified
Downey, CA 90240
I am deeply passionate about supporting individuals on their journey towards healing, self-discovery, and personal growth. My own path to becoming a therapist was shaped by a profound belief in the power of human connection and the transformative potential of therapy. In my practice, I strive to create a warm, nurturing, and nonjudgmental environment where clients feel safe to explore their thoughts, feelings, and experiences.
I am deeply passionate about supporting individuals on their journey towards healing, self-discovery, and personal growth. My own path to becoming a therapist was shaped by a profound belief in the power of human connection and the transformative potential of therapy. In my practice, I strive to create a warm, nurturing, and nonjudgmental environment where clients feel safe to explore their thoughts, feelings, and experiences.
(562) 600-8653 View (562) 600-8653

How does your Therapist compare?

Number of Therapists in 90240

20+

Average cost per session

$142

Therapists in 90240 who prioritize treating:

96% Anxiety
82% Depression
82% Self Esteem
79% Relationship Issues
79% Trauma and PTSD
61% Coping Skills
61% Stress

Average years in practice

12 Years

Top 3 insurances accepted

68% UnitedHealthcare UHC | UBH
68% Optum
58% Cigna and Evernorth

How Therapists in 90240 see their clients

58% In Person and Online
42% Online Only

Gender breakdown

82% Female
18% Male

FAQs - About Therapy and Counseling

How can I find a therapist in 90240?

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.

Learn more about how to find a therapist

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.