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Lilit Lewis
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT
Verified Verified
Ladera Ranch, CA 92694  (Online Only)
Life can feel overwhelming. You may feel stuck, anxious, confused, or burdened with pain. Or perhaps you have reached a difficult impasse in your relationship. You may even feel like all hope for change is lost. I’m here to come alongside of you and tell you that change is possible. I believe we can work together to understand the emotions and needs at the root of your thoughts, behaviors, and relationship patterns. With insight, you can find your footing again, regain hope, and ultimately, you can make lasting changes in your life.
Life can feel overwhelming. You may feel stuck, anxious, confused, or burdened with pain. Or perhaps you have reached a difficult impasse in your relationship. You may even feel like all hope for change is lost. I’m here to come alongside of you and tell you that change is possible. I believe we can work together to understand the emotions and needs at the root of your thoughts, behaviors, and relationship patterns. With insight, you can find your footing again, regain hope, and ultimately, you can make lasting changes in your life.
(714) 696-1131 View (714) 696-1131
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Kimberley Blaine
Marriage & Family Therapist, Child, Expert, LMFT
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Ladera Ranch, CA 92694
Waitlist for new clients
Is it time for you or your family to architect a new and healthy way of living? I'll help you make shifts that foster optimal mental health & family happiness. Specialties: Comprehensive treatment w/families raising high-need kids who struggle w/ mood dysregulation & behavioral control, ADHD, OCD, PANS/PANDAS, Cognitive disengagement syndrome (CDS), ASD, DMDD, NVLD & Sibling Rivalry. I assist parents in supporting the emotional development of their child before severe intervention is needed. I case manage neuropsychological assessments, psychiatry med evals, IEP's, OT, ABA needed supports. OFFICES: Ladera Ranch and Pasadena CA.
Is it time for you or your family to architect a new and healthy way of living? I'll help you make shifts that foster optimal mental health & family happiness. Specialties: Comprehensive treatment w/families raising high-need kids who struggle w/ mood dysregulation & behavioral control, ADHD, OCD, PANS/PANDAS, Cognitive disengagement syndrome (CDS), ASD, DMDD, NVLD & Sibling Rivalry. I assist parents in supporting the emotional development of their child before severe intervention is needed. I case manage neuropsychological assessments, psychiatry med evals, IEP's, OT, ABA needed supports. OFFICES: Ladera Ranch and Pasadena CA.
(626) 314-6518 View (626) 314-6518
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Jason Woodrum
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified Verified
Ladera Ranch, CA 92694  (Online Only)
My ideal client is someone who is ready to be the lead dance partner in doing something that is inherently challenging but possible: achieving and sustaining behavioral change. Most of my clients have a greater understanding of what they're feeling, and simply need direction in regard to the how of changing those feelings and the behaviors and thoughts that orbit them. While the goals are different for each and every person, I believe that the unifying theory that connects my clients is a readiness to do hard things, and a curiosity to what that version of themselves might look like untethered from their current challenges.
My ideal client is someone who is ready to be the lead dance partner in doing something that is inherently challenging but possible: achieving and sustaining behavioral change. Most of my clients have a greater understanding of what they're feeling, and simply need direction in regard to the how of changing those feelings and the behaviors and thoughts that orbit them. While the goals are different for each and every person, I believe that the unifying theory that connects my clients is a readiness to do hard things, and a curiosity to what that version of themselves might look like untethered from their current challenges.
(949) 828-1654 View (949) 828-1654
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Dr. Ladi Boustani
Psychologist, PsyD
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Ladera Ranch, CA 92694  (Online Only)
Welcome to Soul Therapy & Coaching. My name is Dr. Ladi Boustani and I am a Licensed Clinical Psychologist. My psychotherapy practice is located in Orange County, California. Working closely together, I will guide you through a growth journey recognizing your fears and blindspots that may be holding you back. At every step of this journey, my intention is to make you aware of your true potential, provide you with the utmost care you deserve, and to empower you to take transformational steps to a peaceful, joyful, and a fulfilling life.
Welcome to Soul Therapy & Coaching. My name is Dr. Ladi Boustani and I am a Licensed Clinical Psychologist. My psychotherapy practice is located in Orange County, California. Working closely together, I will guide you through a growth journey recognizing your fears and blindspots that may be holding you back. At every step of this journey, my intention is to make you aware of your true potential, provide you with the utmost care you deserve, and to empower you to take transformational steps to a peaceful, joyful, and a fulfilling life.
(949) 946-6803 View (949) 946-6803
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Eric Ruffing
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT
Verified Verified
9 Endorsed
Ladera Ranch, CA 92694  (Online Only)
Is your life controlled by anxiety, stress, overwhelm, fear, worry, low self-esteem, or lost confidence? I help young adults, adults & relationships break apart problematic habits, beliefs, patterns & systems. Helping you achieve your desired life, purpose, & goals. Our sessions are about possibilities, empowerment, confidence, & trust in yourself. I work using a very positive and targeted conversational approach that can help you gain confidence, perspective, and freedom to move forward. I'm here to help you stop blaming yourself, experience change, increase your coping skills, and live life as you deserve.
Is your life controlled by anxiety, stress, overwhelm, fear, worry, low self-esteem, or lost confidence? I help young adults, adults & relationships break apart problematic habits, beliefs, patterns & systems. Helping you achieve your desired life, purpose, & goals. Our sessions are about possibilities, empowerment, confidence, & trust in yourself. I work using a very positive and targeted conversational approach that can help you gain confidence, perspective, and freedom to move forward. I'm here to help you stop blaming yourself, experience change, increase your coping skills, and live life as you deserve.
(949) 997-2291 View (949) 997-2291
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Michelle Eynon
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT
Verified Verified
2 Endorsed
Ladera Ranch, CA 92694  (Online Only)
Are you here because you feel the need for change? Maybe changing dysfunction in a relationship, or changing your thoughts and mood? If you are ready for change, I can help you by looking at patterns that no longer serve you, by identifying thoughts and behaviors that keep you stuck in the same unsatisfying loop and by talking through what you want to change, how to change and what your life will look like once you lean into that change. Making the decision to enter into therapy can be difficult I know, but the reward of the journey can be momentous!
Are you here because you feel the need for change? Maybe changing dysfunction in a relationship, or changing your thoughts and mood? If you are ready for change, I can help you by looking at patterns that no longer serve you, by identifying thoughts and behaviors that keep you stuck in the same unsatisfying loop and by talking through what you want to change, how to change and what your life will look like once you lean into that change. Making the decision to enter into therapy can be difficult I know, but the reward of the journey can be momentous!
(949) 799-2130 View (949) 799-2130
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Desiree Moffitt
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT, PMH-C
Verified Verified
Ladera Ranch, CA 92694  (Online Only)
First, I want to say that looking into therapy can sometimes be a daunting endeavor, so I commend you for being here! I work with adults who struggle with issues related to anxiety, distorted eating and eating disorders, perinatal and postpartum symptoms, self-esteem and self-worth, burnout and overwhelm, and stress-related issues. I work with my clients to set attainable and realistic goals that help them to improve their daily functioning, mental load, and overall sense of well-being.
First, I want to say that looking into therapy can sometimes be a daunting endeavor, so I commend you for being here! I work with adults who struggle with issues related to anxiety, distorted eating and eating disorders, perinatal and postpartum symptoms, self-esteem and self-worth, burnout and overwhelm, and stress-related issues. I work with my clients to set attainable and realistic goals that help them to improve their daily functioning, mental load, and overall sense of well-being.
(949) 749-3268 View (949) 749-3268
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Ellen Swallow
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT, MA
Verified Verified
Ladera Ranch, CA 92694  (Online Only)
You want happiness, love and peace of mind. When these are missing, you may seek a wise heart and a clear mind to witness your hurt and help you to achieve your goals. Investing in yourself in this way pays off in optimism, tranquility, happy relationships and a life you love living. A good therapist helps you to achieve these goals, accepting you without judgment, helping you to optimize your strengths, and supporting your progress at your own pace. When you want them, she offers useful insights and tools, and helps you to feel comfortable and safe as you grow.
You want happiness, love and peace of mind. When these are missing, you may seek a wise heart and a clear mind to witness your hurt and help you to achieve your goals. Investing in yourself in this way pays off in optimism, tranquility, happy relationships and a life you love living. A good therapist helps you to achieve these goals, accepting you without judgment, helping you to optimize your strengths, and supporting your progress at your own pace. When you want them, she offers useful insights and tools, and helps you to feel comfortable and safe as you grow.
(424) 256-1464 View (424) 256-1464
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Joel Saldana Bugay
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA
Verified Verified
Ladera Ranch, CA 92694  (Online Only)
My focus at the outset of therapy and throughout is to provide an open, supportive, and encouraging atmosphere. I strive to create a safe and welcoming environment for all clients to begin to process and heal. My belief is that the therapeutic relationship is of utmost importance for the therapeutic journey to be effective. For this reason, building strong and collaborative trusting relationships with each client is essential. It is my view that every individual is unique and arrives in therapy with their own unique strengths. I see to empower my clients to identify and utilize those strengths to create meaningful change.
My focus at the outset of therapy and throughout is to provide an open, supportive, and encouraging atmosphere. I strive to create a safe and welcoming environment for all clients to begin to process and heal. My belief is that the therapeutic relationship is of utmost importance for the therapeutic journey to be effective. For this reason, building strong and collaborative trusting relationships with each client is essential. It is my view that every individual is unique and arrives in therapy with their own unique strengths. I see to empower my clients to identify and utilize those strengths to create meaningful change.
(909) 403-4396 View (909) 403-4396
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Ladera Ranch therapy
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT
Verified Verified
Ladera Ranch, CA 92694
I believe the area that I am best suited in treating is the addictive mind. Assisting in changing the way that you perceive problems and engaging you in the importance and meaning of what you are experiencing. Making meaning of our suffering and losses is most important. I view most issues presented by my clients as traumatic, accompanied with shock, struggling to make sense of what is happening. Whether it be a divorce, a death, or a change of circumstance we are required to 'change'. Developing flexabilty, humor and courage for life is my goal in our work.
I believe the area that I am best suited in treating is the addictive mind. Assisting in changing the way that you perceive problems and engaging you in the importance and meaning of what you are experiencing. Making meaning of our suffering and losses is most important. I view most issues presented by my clients as traumatic, accompanied with shock, struggling to make sense of what is happening. Whether it be a divorce, a death, or a change of circumstance we are required to 'change'. Developing flexabilty, humor and courage for life is my goal in our work.
(949) 776-5158 View (949) 776-5158
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Julia Stern Maurer
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified Verified
Ladera Ranch, CA 92694
We all face life stressors with an added bonus of our own unique and personal complexities. If you are seeking to explore a journey of transformation, I will provide a safe space that will guide your readiness for change through a collection of therapeutic tools and techniques.
We all face life stressors with an added bonus of our own unique and personal complexities. If you are seeking to explore a journey of transformation, I will provide a safe space that will guide your readiness for change through a collection of therapeutic tools and techniques.
(949) 694-7027 View (949) 694-7027
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Alia Harlan Kaneaiakala
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT, PsyD
Verified Verified
Mission Viejo, CA 92694  (Online Only)
I am an Attachment based therapist well versed with severe levels of trauma, anxiety and depression due to family systems, addiction, adoption or other struggles. I have over 20 years experience as a dancer and dance studio owner from which I draw upon for a creative, integrative approach in therapy and fresh approach to understanding my clients. I am also fortunate enough to work collaborately with another therapist and Psychiatric Nurse Practitioners to provide wraparound services for clients all in our beautiful office space. I believe in exploring all avenues and taking innovative approaches in therapy to aid the client in healing and personal growth.
I am an Attachment based therapist well versed with severe levels of trauma, anxiety and depression due to family systems, addiction, adoption or other struggles. I have over 20 years experience as a dancer and dance studio owner from which I draw upon for a creative, integrative approach in therapy and fresh approach to understanding my clients. I am also fortunate enough to work collaborately with another therapist and Psychiatric Nurse Practitioners to provide wraparound services for clients all in our beautiful office space. I believe in exploring all avenues and taking innovative approaches in therapy to aid the client in healing and personal growth.
(949) 273-2912 View (949) 273-2912
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Tara Elizabeth Edwards
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT
Verified Verified
Ladera Ranch, CA 92694  (Online Only)
Waitlist for new clients
are you an adult struggling with stress, or anxiety? Does emotional paralysis keep you in the trenches, with only survival energy to get you through the day? Do you struggle with impairments in self esteem, self love and self worth? Does codependency strike close to home? I’m here to support you through your journey of healing, identifying the triggers that lead to unfavorable responses to your experiences, connecting the past to the present and releasing that which binds you.
are you an adult struggling with stress, or anxiety? Does emotional paralysis keep you in the trenches, with only survival energy to get you through the day? Do you struggle with impairments in self esteem, self love and self worth? Does codependency strike close to home? I’m here to support you through your journey of healing, identifying the triggers that lead to unfavorable responses to your experiences, connecting the past to the present and releasing that which binds you.
(949) 828-0857 View (949) 828-0857
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Danielle L. Cisneros
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT, MA, EMDR
Verified Verified
Mission Viejo, CA 92694
Learn how to break free from anxiety, depression, or stress? Learn the proven strategies that will help you break the cycle and feel better for good! My goal is to give you a proven blueprint to get your life back on track. The truth is you can beat this and you can feel confident to move forward.
Learn how to break free from anxiety, depression, or stress? Learn the proven strategies that will help you break the cycle and feel better for good! My goal is to give you a proven blueprint to get your life back on track. The truth is you can beat this and you can feel confident to move forward.
(951) 438-8063 View (951) 438-8063
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Ana Martin Del Campo
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified Verified
Ladera Ranch, CA 92694
Ana Martin Del Campo is a licensed clinical social worker with 10 years of experience working with adults suffering from anxiety, depression, substance use, and challenges with behavior impacting their relationships. Ana provides a nonjudgmental, safe space to help clients explore their potential for healing. Ana incorporates CBT, mindfulness, and a strength-based approach
Ana Martin Del Campo is a licensed clinical social worker with 10 years of experience working with adults suffering from anxiety, depression, substance use, and challenges with behavior impacting their relationships. Ana provides a nonjudgmental, safe space to help clients explore their potential for healing. Ana incorporates CBT, mindfulness, and a strength-based approach
(661) 276-9504 View (661) 276-9504
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Michelle Gomez-Salazar
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Ladera Ranch, CA 92694  (Online Only)
Are you finding yourself bothered by obsessive thoughts that cause you to feel disconnected from those around you? Do you spend a lot of time stuck in your worry, caught up in repetitive behaviors, and feeling like you're there, but not really there? If you're struggling with disturbing or anxiety-provoking intrusions that put you in a spiral, now might be a good time to seek help from a therapist. Let's work together to develop some effective skills to help you feel like you are the one in control of your life again.
Are you finding yourself bothered by obsessive thoughts that cause you to feel disconnected from those around you? Do you spend a lot of time stuck in your worry, caught up in repetitive behaviors, and feeling like you're there, but not really there? If you're struggling with disturbing or anxiety-provoking intrusions that put you in a spiral, now might be a good time to seek help from a therapist. Let's work together to develop some effective skills to help you feel like you are the one in control of your life again.
(949) 649-8937 View (949) 649-8937
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Dr. Stephanie Stevens
Psychologist, PsyD
Verified Verified
Ladera Ranch, CA 92694
"The life of the human soul is not a 'being' but a 'becoming' " ~ Alfred Adler My work is based on the belief that people desire to be happy, effective, and content in their lives and that they have within themselves the resources to achieve these goals. My therapeutic goal is to help you evolve toward your greatest potential. I believe that psychotherapy can help individuals most effectively use their resources to increase self-understanding, improve decision-making, solve problems, and create healthier paths to the lives they desire.
"The life of the human soul is not a 'being' but a 'becoming' " ~ Alfred Adler My work is based on the belief that people desire to be happy, effective, and content in their lives and that they have within themselves the resources to achieve these goals. My therapeutic goal is to help you evolve toward your greatest potential. I believe that psychotherapy can help individuals most effectively use their resources to increase self-understanding, improve decision-making, solve problems, and create healthier paths to the lives they desire.
(949) 979-7263 View (949) 979-7263
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Lisa Gaskin
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, MFT
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Ladera Ranch, CA 92694
LIFE IS AMAZING. THEN IT'S AWFUL. THEN IT'S AMAZING AGAIN. AND IN BETWEEN THE AMAZING AND THE AWFUL IT'S ORDINARY AND MUNDANE AND ROUTINE. BREATHE IN THE AMAZING, HOLD ON THROUGH THE AWFUL, AND RELAX AND EXHALE DURING THE ORDINARY. THAT'S JUST LIVING THE HEART-BREAKING, SOUL-HEALING, AMAZING, AWFUL, ORDINARY LIFE. AND IT'S BREATHTAKINGLY BEAUTIFUL. - LR KNOST
LIFE IS AMAZING. THEN IT'S AWFUL. THEN IT'S AMAZING AGAIN. AND IN BETWEEN THE AMAZING AND THE AWFUL IT'S ORDINARY AND MUNDANE AND ROUTINE. BREATHE IN THE AMAZING, HOLD ON THROUGH THE AWFUL, AND RELAX AND EXHALE DURING THE ORDINARY. THAT'S JUST LIVING THE HEART-BREAKING, SOUL-HEALING, AMAZING, AWFUL, ORDINARY LIFE. AND IT'S BREATHTAKINGLY BEAUTIFUL. - LR KNOST
(949) 565-2915 View (949) 565-2915
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Liza Abby Gant
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT
Verified Verified
Ladera Ranch, CA 92694
If you are seeking personal healing, restored relationships, and practical tools for growth I would love the opportunity to be part of your journey. By developing an authentic, collaborative relationship with you, I want to help you break free from the bonds of the past to live life to the fullest in the present and reach your fullest potential in the future. I primarily work from the lens of attachment theory, EMDR and cognitive behavioral in a systems base. Additionally, my work with you can be built up on a Biblical foundation to strengthen who you are in Christ.
If you are seeking personal healing, restored relationships, and practical tools for growth I would love the opportunity to be part of your journey. By developing an authentic, collaborative relationship with you, I want to help you break free from the bonds of the past to live life to the fullest in the present and reach your fullest potential in the future. I primarily work from the lens of attachment theory, EMDR and cognitive behavioral in a systems base. Additionally, my work with you can be built up on a Biblical foundation to strengthen who you are in Christ.
(949) 478-0383 View (949) 478-0383
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Melissa Berschauer
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT
Verified Verified
Ladera Ranch, CA 92694  (Online Only)
Counseling helps change lives and it can help change yours. I work with individuals and couples who are unhappy with some area of their life and are ready to find a new normal. My specialties include: anxiety/depression, self-esteem/confidence issues, relationship difficulties, and out of balance behavioral patterns. Working with a therapist can help you get back to feeling good about yourself and your relationships with others.
Counseling helps change lives and it can help change yours. I work with individuals and couples who are unhappy with some area of their life and are ready to find a new normal. My specialties include: anxiety/depression, self-esteem/confidence issues, relationship difficulties, and out of balance behavioral patterns. Working with a therapist can help you get back to feeling good about yourself and your relationships with others.
(949) 613-0899 View (949) 613-0899

How does your Therapist compare?

Number of Therapists in 92694

80+

Average cost per session

$175

Therapists in 92694 who prioritize treating:

93% Anxiety
92% Depression
88% Relationship Issues
85% Self Esteem
78% Coping Skills
74% Family Conflict
73% Parenting

Average years in practice

17 Years

Top 3 insurances accepted

52% Cigna and Evernorth
50% Aetna
43% UnitedHealthcare UHC | UBH

How Therapists in 92694 see their clients

74% In Person and Online
26% Online Only

Gender breakdown

92% Female
8% Male

FAQs - About Therapy and Counseling

How can I find a therapist in 92694?

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.