Therapists in Phoenix, AZ

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Photo of Courtney Glenny, Licensed Professional Counselor in Phoenix, AZ
Courtney Glenny
Licensed Professional Counselor, MS, LPC
Verified Verified
15 Endorsed
Phoenix, AZ 85016
Congratulations on finding yourself here! I believe in your ability to heal yourself and be happy. I will work with you to help you make lasting improvements that lead to increased happiness and calm, and a sense of purpose and belonging. Becoming the authentic version of yourself is freeing and you are worth it! I am honored to partner with you as you discover a deeper sense of self. Prior to becoming a counselor, I worked with young adults in higher education and I've worked a middle school counselor in the Paradise Valley Unified School District; I have experience with adolescents through adults.
Congratulations on finding yourself here! I believe in your ability to heal yourself and be happy. I will work with you to help you make lasting improvements that lead to increased happiness and calm, and a sense of purpose and belonging. Becoming the authentic version of yourself is freeing and you are worth it! I am honored to partner with you as you discover a deeper sense of self. Prior to becoming a counselor, I worked with young adults in higher education and I've worked a middle school counselor in the Paradise Valley Unified School District; I have experience with adolescents through adults.
(602) 900-9672 View (602) 900-9672
Photo of Kristin Mervich, Clinical Social Work/Therapist in Phoenix, AZ
Kristin Mervich
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW , LCSW
Verified Verified
2 Endorsed
Phoenix, AZ 85028
Feeling worried much of the time, having panic attacks, and feeling so overwhelmed by your thoughts can be exhausting. My clients often find themselves in this loop of having debilitating thoughts, needing to get rid of them, keeping track of what triggers anxiety so they can avoid it, and yet the worry seems to grow even stronger. And eventually, they are beyond frustrated that these worries seem to be taking over their life. Some thoughts can be about contamination or health, fear of harming others, anxiety related to social situations or morality. Whatever it is, the fears interfere with what's most important to them.
Feeling worried much of the time, having panic attacks, and feeling so overwhelmed by your thoughts can be exhausting. My clients often find themselves in this loop of having debilitating thoughts, needing to get rid of them, keeping track of what triggers anxiety so they can avoid it, and yet the worry seems to grow even stronger. And eventually, they are beyond frustrated that these worries seem to be taking over their life. Some thoughts can be about contamination or health, fear of harming others, anxiety related to social situations or morality. Whatever it is, the fears interfere with what's most important to them.
(480) 442-9890 View (480) 442-9890
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Tamara Cavale
Counselor, MA, LPC
Verified Verified
Phoenix, AZ 85027
Waitlist for new clients
Counseling is most effective when it is interactive. Whether clients are working on reducing the effects of stress, anxiety, or trauma, teaching clients how to control their responses to their environment is very important. All of us want to feel like we are in control of ourselves at a minimum. When we learn to control our responses in stressful situations in a manner that is acceptable for us, we can begin to feel content the majority of the time.
Counseling is most effective when it is interactive. Whether clients are working on reducing the effects of stress, anxiety, or trauma, teaching clients how to control their responses to their environment is very important. All of us want to feel like we are in control of ourselves at a minimum. When we learn to control our responses in stressful situations in a manner that is acceptable for us, we can begin to feel content the majority of the time.
(602) 926-7867 View (602) 926-7867
Tonya Kinnaman
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, LPC, NCC
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Phoenix, AZ 85085
I am passionate about providing support for those adults who have lost a companion animal. Pets are an important part of our lives and when we lose one, a whole range of emotions can come up including grief, confusion, anger, guilt and depression. I have a Pet Loss Grief Support Group that can provide you support and encouragement in your journey of grief after losing your pet.
I am passionate about providing support for those adults who have lost a companion animal. Pets are an important part of our lives and when we lose one, a whole range of emotions can come up including grief, confusion, anger, guilt and depression. I have a Pet Loss Grief Support Group that can provide you support and encouragement in your journey of grief after losing your pet.
(623) 294-5738 View (623) 294-5738
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Cheryl L Wheeler
MA
Verified Verified
3 Endorsed
Phoenix, AZ 85044  (Online Only)
Accepting NEW Clients: Online Sessions. Trained as a psychotherapist, I believe Quantum Psychology Life Coaching to be a step beyond traditional psychotherapy to a higher level of functioning! Quantum Psychology Life Coaching is a process of implementing critical thinking into action, by testing hypotheses and applying analytical thinking. Together we develop a working relationship "creating a future", rather than "getting over" the past. Coaching is NOT suitable for SMI clients.
Accepting NEW Clients: Online Sessions. Trained as a psychotherapist, I believe Quantum Psychology Life Coaching to be a step beyond traditional psychotherapy to a higher level of functioning! Quantum Psychology Life Coaching is a process of implementing critical thinking into action, by testing hypotheses and applying analytical thinking. Together we develop a working relationship "creating a future", rather than "getting over" the past. Coaching is NOT suitable for SMI clients.
(520) 595-4339 View (520) 595-4339
Photo of Brittani P Antunes, Licensed Professional Counselor in Phoenix, AZ
Brittani P Antunes
Licensed Professional Counselor, MC, LPC
Verified Verified
6 Endorsed
Phoenix, AZ 85044  (Online Only)
Wish that never happened? I treat all sorts of traumas- from big to little. If something has happened in your life whether it be an assault, an accident, a mistake, or other upsetting experience, you're in the right place. Our minds + bodies can keep replaying those moments over and over as we hope that one day it'll stop. This is where I can help. Feeling broken, hurt, guilty, embarrassed, or afraid can be so heavy to carry around. This does not have to continue being your way of life, it truly is possible to feel better. I can take the pain out of your painful memories, once and for all.
Wish that never happened? I treat all sorts of traumas- from big to little. If something has happened in your life whether it be an assault, an accident, a mistake, or other upsetting experience, you're in the right place. Our minds + bodies can keep replaying those moments over and over as we hope that one day it'll stop. This is where I can help. Feeling broken, hurt, guilty, embarrassed, or afraid can be so heavy to carry around. This does not have to continue being your way of life, it truly is possible to feel better. I can take the pain out of your painful memories, once and for all.
(520) 523-8421 View (520) 523-8421
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Liz Polen
Counselor, MC, LPC
Verified Verified
Phoenix, AZ 85018
I have a deep love for people and desire for people to know and embody their worth. I approach therapy from a belief that healing begins with the therapeutic relationship itself and I will collaborate with you to discover new levels of safety and wholeness. It would be honor to come along side you in this journey. Before counseling I worked as a theatre artist and this informs my belief that healing is a whole body, as well as a creative endeavor. I have a high regard for the sacred and the role of spirituality and will incorporate this as directed by you.
I have a deep love for people and desire for people to know and embody their worth. I approach therapy from a belief that healing begins with the therapeutic relationship itself and I will collaborate with you to discover new levels of safety and wholeness. It would be honor to come along side you in this journey. Before counseling I worked as a theatre artist and this informs my belief that healing is a whole body, as well as a creative endeavor. I have a high regard for the sacred and the role of spirituality and will incorporate this as directed by you.
(623) 288-2534 View (623) 288-2534
Photo of Melissa Hoyt, Licensed Professional Counselor in Phoenix, AZ
Melissa Hoyt
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, LPC
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Phoenix, AZ 85024  (Online Only)
Whether you've been in therapy before or are getting started for the first time, the process can sometimes feel overwhelming. I know it took a lot for you to get here, so while you’re here, I hope you connect with something that offers a bit of comfort. My experience and interest lies in working with adults healing from complex trauma (C-PTSD), family of origin wounds, narcissistic abuse, attachment issues and addiction. Since earning a Master of Arts degree in Professional Counseling in 2010, I've held clinical positions ranging from residential primary therapist to clinical director, eventually transitioning to private practice.
Whether you've been in therapy before or are getting started for the first time, the process can sometimes feel overwhelming. I know it took a lot for you to get here, so while you’re here, I hope you connect with something that offers a bit of comfort. My experience and interest lies in working with adults healing from complex trauma (C-PTSD), family of origin wounds, narcissistic abuse, attachment issues and addiction. Since earning a Master of Arts degree in Professional Counseling in 2010, I've held clinical positions ranging from residential primary therapist to clinical director, eventually transitioning to private practice.
(623) 471-1319 View (623) 471-1319
Photo of Jenny Billiard, Clinical Social Work/Therapist in Phoenix, AZ
Jenny Billiard
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Phoenix, AZ 85028
Immediate Openings! Supporting clients to overcome trauma, depression, anxiety, and relationship difficulties. The goal is to develop an environment where you feel comfortable to share and be transparent in order to focus on your personal growth. I believe that every individual has the capacity for personal growth and the personal strengths to bring about change in their lives. My hope is to create a space where you can pause, reflect and create that change.
Immediate Openings! Supporting clients to overcome trauma, depression, anxiety, and relationship difficulties. The goal is to develop an environment where you feel comfortable to share and be transparent in order to focus on your personal growth. I believe that every individual has the capacity for personal growth and the personal strengths to bring about change in their lives. My hope is to create a space where you can pause, reflect and create that change.
(602) 878-8391 View (602) 878-8391
Photo of Janae Munday, Clinical Social Work/Therapist in Phoenix, AZ
Janae Munday
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Phoenix, AZ 85014
COUPLES - Are you dealing with frequently recurring conflicts or just feeling more disconnected in your relationship? Would you like to feel unstuck and instead create a relationship where you can both experience a happy, loving, fun and supportive partnership? I help couples: 1) Uncover what the real problem is. 2) Stop hurting each other, learn how to communicate well and be there for one another 3) Face past hurts, heal from betrayals and address fears so you can trust again. 4) Learn to appreciate each others differences so you both feel deeply understood. Create the relationship you want! FEE: $225/90 MINUTES, NO INS ACCEPTED
COUPLES - Are you dealing with frequently recurring conflicts or just feeling more disconnected in your relationship? Would you like to feel unstuck and instead create a relationship where you can both experience a happy, loving, fun and supportive partnership? I help couples: 1) Uncover what the real problem is. 2) Stop hurting each other, learn how to communicate well and be there for one another 3) Face past hurts, heal from betrayals and address fears so you can trust again. 4) Learn to appreciate each others differences so you both feel deeply understood. Create the relationship you want! FEE: $225/90 MINUTES, NO INS ACCEPTED
(602) 883-2591 View (602) 883-2591
Photo of Charles Atkinson, Clinical Social Work/Therapist in Phoenix, AZ
Charles Atkinson
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MA, MSW, LCSW
Verified Verified
Phoenix, AZ 85028
Welcome ! I am an Arizona, Licensed Clinical Social Worker. "A therapist can only guide you on your emotional journey, only as far as they have traveled".I have been a therapist for 35 years and married for 46 years. Thus, allowing my life experiences and academic background to a deeper understanding to help heal individuals, couples, and marriages. I will help build and develop a healthy rapport with my clients on a foundation of trust, respect, tolerance, and non- judgement. Also, I bring 30 years of experiences as a Professor at Rutgers University in New Jersey.
Welcome ! I am an Arizona, Licensed Clinical Social Worker. "A therapist can only guide you on your emotional journey, only as far as they have traveled".I have been a therapist for 35 years and married for 46 years. Thus, allowing my life experiences and academic background to a deeper understanding to help heal individuals, couples, and marriages. I will help build and develop a healthy rapport with my clients on a foundation of trust, respect, tolerance, and non- judgement. Also, I bring 30 years of experiences as a Professor at Rutgers University in New Jersey.
(602) 854-9079 View (602) 854-9079
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Lisa Ruelas
Counselor, LAC
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Phoenix, AZ 85027
Sit back, relax and let's get comfy! My counseling style is like a cozy couch, non-judgy, super empathetic, with lots of smiles and laughs. I strive to create a safe space where you feel heard and understood. I am committed to taking part of the journey with each client, I am here to listen with an open heart and mind. Being a mother of 4, gives me a unique perspective on life’s challenges. I believe even through the toughest times anyone is capable of unlocking new levels of fulfillment, purpose and true happiness. You have what it takes to conquer life's hurdles! Together we'll navigate this journey towards a brighter future.
Sit back, relax and let's get comfy! My counseling style is like a cozy couch, non-judgy, super empathetic, with lots of smiles and laughs. I strive to create a safe space where you feel heard and understood. I am committed to taking part of the journey with each client, I am here to listen with an open heart and mind. Being a mother of 4, gives me a unique perspective on life’s challenges. I believe even through the toughest times anyone is capable of unlocking new levels of fulfillment, purpose and true happiness. You have what it takes to conquer life's hurdles! Together we'll navigate this journey towards a brighter future.
(623) 303-4803 View (623) 303-4803
Photo of Samantha Roberts - Live Your Values Counseling, Clinical Social Work/Therapist in Phoenix, AZ
Samantha Roberts - Live Your Values Counseling
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, MPA
Verified Verified
Phoenix, AZ 85011  (Online Only)
Welcome to the beginning of the new you! Society has made it really intimidating to ask for help and support, so I am grateful that you are here and making time for yourself. As a therapist, my goals are to help clients find relief from every day and big life stressors, including relationship struggles, as well as identify and change behaviors that are no longer serving them. I use an individualized approach with clients, making sure the skills/tools being taught in session fit the client rather than trying to make the client fit the skills/tools.
Welcome to the beginning of the new you! Society has made it really intimidating to ask for help and support, so I am grateful that you are here and making time for yourself. As a therapist, my goals are to help clients find relief from every day and big life stressors, including relationship struggles, as well as identify and change behaviors that are no longer serving them. I use an individualized approach with clients, making sure the skills/tools being taught in session fit the client rather than trying to make the client fit the skills/tools.
(480) 418-1459 View (480) 418-1459
Photo of Austin Obika, Licensed Professional Counselor in Phoenix, AZ
Austin Obika
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC
Verified Verified
Phoenix, AZ 85004  (Online Only)
As a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) with over 14 years of experience working with clients, my primary focus is on providing supportive, warm mental health care aimed at improving your overall life. I am deeply committed to fostering a safe and nurturing therapeutic environment that promotes growth and a sense of security. My specialties include behavioral health, family and relationship issues, as well as trauma, anxiety and depression, and anger management. very person's journey is unique, and I strive to create a space where individuals can feel genuinely heard, understood, and supported.
As a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) with over 14 years of experience working with clients, my primary focus is on providing supportive, warm mental health care aimed at improving your overall life. I am deeply committed to fostering a safe and nurturing therapeutic environment that promotes growth and a sense of security. My specialties include behavioral health, family and relationship issues, as well as trauma, anxiety and depression, and anger management. very person's journey is unique, and I strive to create a space where individuals can feel genuinely heard, understood, and supported.
(928) 496-0661 View (928) 496-0661
Photo of Samuel P. Bryant, Licensed Professional Counselor in Phoenix, AZ
Samuel P. Bryant
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, LPC
Verified Verified
2 Endorsed
Phoenix, AZ 85016
Waitlist for new clients
There are times in our lives when we need help restoring our relationships. As a therapist with 30 years of marriage experience, and significant clinical training, I believe working together I can help you reach your goals. As a therapist I have seen that two things seem to be necessary to start the healing process, mercy and empathy. When a person experiences mercy, it opens them up to experiencing empathy for the other. Using Gottman Method Couples therapy as the foundation, I will work together with you to accomplish the restoration of your relationship.
There are times in our lives when we need help restoring our relationships. As a therapist with 30 years of marriage experience, and significant clinical training, I believe working together I can help you reach your goals. As a therapist I have seen that two things seem to be necessary to start the healing process, mercy and empathy. When a person experiences mercy, it opens them up to experiencing empathy for the other. Using Gottman Method Couples therapy as the foundation, I will work together with you to accomplish the restoration of your relationship.
(480) 351-2217 View (480) 351-2217
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Carlie Rouse
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC-S, MS, EMDR-AC
Verified Verified
21 Endorsed
Phoenix, AZ 85007
Finding a therapist can be like online dating, it takes a few awkward matches before finding the right fit! Give yourself permission to explore and find a good connection for your therapy journey. I primarily work with clients who are struggling in their relationships with their mind, career, and connections (friends, family, romance, all the peeps). We work together to gain insight into patterns and learn new skills for coping, communication and boundary setting. For those wanting to go a little deeper, I love utilizing EMDR to address the core issues at hand. Often our past experiences contribute to our current realities.
Finding a therapist can be like online dating, it takes a few awkward matches before finding the right fit! Give yourself permission to explore and find a good connection for your therapy journey. I primarily work with clients who are struggling in their relationships with their mind, career, and connections (friends, family, romance, all the peeps). We work together to gain insight into patterns and learn new skills for coping, communication and boundary setting. For those wanting to go a little deeper, I love utilizing EMDR to address the core issues at hand. Often our past experiences contribute to our current realities.
(602) 483-6747 View (602) 483-6747
Photo of Beth Freese, Licensed Professional Counselor in Phoenix, AZ
Beth Freese
Licensed Professional Counselor, MS, LPC
Verified Verified
2 Endorsed
Phoenix, AZ 85020
Imagine feeling trapped in chronic pain, stress, anxiety, trauma, or ADHD. You're a driven professional, entrepreneur, or student seeking relief from relentless struggles. You fear you may never regain your true self despite trying various remedies. Coping leaves you drained and hopeless. I've guided countless individuals through similar challenges, helping them reclaim their lives. Let's embark on a journey together to equip you with the tools to confront your challenges, empowering you to regain control and find relief. Your journey to whole self-healing starts now.
Imagine feeling trapped in chronic pain, stress, anxiety, trauma, or ADHD. You're a driven professional, entrepreneur, or student seeking relief from relentless struggles. You fear you may never regain your true self despite trying various remedies. Coping leaves you drained and hopeless. I've guided countless individuals through similar challenges, helping them reclaim their lives. Let's embark on a journey together to equip you with the tools to confront your challenges, empowering you to regain control and find relief. Your journey to whole self-healing starts now.
(602) 560-7159 View (602) 560-7159
Photo of Brenna Gonzales, Licensed Professional Counselor in Phoenix, AZ
Brenna Gonzales
Licensed Professional Counselor, MS, LPC, SEP
Verified Verified
3 Endorsed
Phoenix, AZ 85020
I am dedicated to helping adults heal from all types of trauma. I am trained in several different trauma resolution modalities and will make it my mission to find the right combination of treatments that work for you and your goals. I believe in the power of therapy to promote personal growth, resilience, and overall well-being.
I am dedicated to helping adults heal from all types of trauma. I am trained in several different trauma resolution modalities and will make it my mission to find the right combination of treatments that work for you and your goals. I believe in the power of therapy to promote personal growth, resilience, and overall well-being.
(602) 483-6253 View (602) 483-6253
Photo of Salvador Villarreal, Licensed Master Social Worker in Phoenix, AZ
Salvador Villarreal
Licensed Master Social Worker, LMSW
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Phoenix, AZ 85013  (Online Only)
My name is Sal Villarreal, and I am deeply committed to providing a safe and inclusive space for individuals from diverse backgrounds to embark on their healing journey. As a therapist, I understand the unique challenges that arise when addressing issues related to LGBTQ+ identity, cultural heritage, and the impact of trauma and substance use on one's well-being.
My name is Sal Villarreal, and I am deeply committed to providing a safe and inclusive space for individuals from diverse backgrounds to embark on their healing journey. As a therapist, I understand the unique challenges that arise when addressing issues related to LGBTQ+ identity, cultural heritage, and the impact of trauma and substance use on one's well-being.
(602) 884-8548 View (602) 884-8548
Photo of Peyton Obermier, Counselor in Phoenix, AZ
Peyton Obermier
Counselor, LAC
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Phoenix, AZ 85013
I obtained my undergraduate degree in Psychology from the University of Northern Iowa, and continued my education at Minnesota State University, Mankato, earning a my Master's degree in Mental Health Counseling. Currently, I hold a temporary associate counseling license (LAC), and practice under the supervision of Dr. Lancellotti while working towards independent licensure. I have a background working with adults across a variety of mental health presentations.
I obtained my undergraduate degree in Psychology from the University of Northern Iowa, and continued my education at Minnesota State University, Mankato, earning a my Master's degree in Mental Health Counseling. Currently, I hold a temporary associate counseling license (LAC), and practice under the supervision of Dr. Lancellotti while working towards independent licensure. I have a background working with adults across a variety of mental health presentations.
(602) 730-4450 View (602) 730-4450

How does your Therapist compare?

Number of Therapists in Phoenix, AZ

1,000+

Average cost per session

$150

Therapists in Phoenix, AZ who prioritize treating:

91% Anxiety
84% Depression
76% Relationship Issues
76% Self Esteem
75% Trauma and PTSD
71% Stress
69% Coping Skills

Average years in practice

11 Years

Top 3 insurances accepted

82% Aetna
67% BlueCross and BlueShield
66% UnitedHealthcare UHC | UBH

How Therapists in Phoenix, AZ see their clients

68% In Person and Online
32% Online Only

Gender breakdown

80% Female
19% Male
1% Non-Binary

FAQs - About Therapy and Counseling

How can I find a therapist in Phoenix?

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.