Therapists in Sam Hughes, Tucson, AZ

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Kathleen 'k.c.' Conner
Licensed Professional Counselor, MEd, LPC, CCTP
Verified
Sam Hughes, Tucson, AZ 85716
Waitlist for new clients
Welcome! Clients find me supportive, open-minded, and able to help them find the solutions they need to make positive changes in their lives. Teens, young adults, and families who would benefit from working with me are interested in improving communication skills, working past negative patterns, and identifying new life goals. My therapeutic approach is an interweaving of strengths-based, solution-focused, and family-systems modalities. I often tell my clients, “you are the expert on your own life,” which means that I will work with you to identify ways to create the life you want - where your actions support your aspirations.
Welcome! Clients find me supportive, open-minded, and able to help them find the solutions they need to make positive changes in their lives. Teens, young adults, and families who would benefit from working with me are interested in improving communication skills, working past negative patterns, and identifying new life goals. My therapeutic approach is an interweaving of strengths-based, solution-focused, and family-systems modalities. I often tell my clients, “you are the expert on your own life,” which means that I will work with you to identify ways to create the life you want - where your actions support your aspirations.
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Britta Homelvig
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LMSW
Verified
Sam Hughes, Tucson, AZ 85716
Britta is a master’s level social worker who brings 14 years of experience working with individuals looking to enhance their lives. Her background includes an array of nonprofit work, primarily with adults, who come from diverse backgrounds and are often impacted by systems of oppression. Cultural humility and ongoing antiracist education underpin her work. Britta’s approach is collaborative, warm, and recognizes that individuals are walking, talking products of their environments.
Britta is a master’s level social worker who brings 14 years of experience working with individuals looking to enhance their lives. Her background includes an array of nonprofit work, primarily with adults, who come from diverse backgrounds and are often impacted by systems of oppression. Cultural humility and ongoing antiracist education underpin her work. Britta’s approach is collaborative, warm, and recognizes that individuals are walking, talking products of their environments.
(520) 335-3806 View (520) 335-3806
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Erin Plattner
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified
Sam Hughes, Tucson, AZ 85716
Not accepting new clients
When we invest in the process of self-inquiry we expand our capacity for living an authentic life. Having a supportive and nonjudgmental environment in which to do this can make all the difference. Holding space for my client's exploration is a privilege, therefore, the therapeutic relationship is based on respect, presence, and at times, the challenge of finding answers to difficult questions.
When we invest in the process of self-inquiry we expand our capacity for living an authentic life. Having a supportive and nonjudgmental environment in which to do this can make all the difference. Holding space for my client's exploration is a privilege, therefore, the therapeutic relationship is based on respect, presence, and at times, the challenge of finding answers to difficult questions.
(602) 560-5628 View (602) 560-5628
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Lorraine Myro
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LMSW
Verified
1 Endorsed
Sam Hughes, Tucson, AZ 85716
Waitlist for new clients
I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with over 20 years of experience working with adults, seniors and family units in the outpatient and community setting. Specialties include treating depression, anxiety, trauma, relationship challenges, and brain injury. My approach is comprehensive, individualized, and always optimistic. Treatment is trauma-informed with a strengths-based perspective. I look at how early childhood experiences and family systems shape who the client is today and effectively facilitate understanding and skill development in a manner that allows each client to develop confidence and esteem.
I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with over 20 years of experience working with adults, seniors and family units in the outpatient and community setting. Specialties include treating depression, anxiety, trauma, relationship challenges, and brain injury. My approach is comprehensive, individualized, and always optimistic. Treatment is trauma-informed with a strengths-based perspective. I look at how early childhood experiences and family systems shape who the client is today and effectively facilitate understanding and skill development in a manner that allows each client to develop confidence and esteem.
(520) 277-3834 View (520) 277-3834
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Present Solutions
MA, LPC, LISAC, LPCC, LADAC
Sam Hughes, Tucson, AZ 85716  (Online Only)
I see wonderful results with the unique Unified Mindfulness System that I incorporate into my work. I bring to my work my own personal healing of a serious binge eating disorder/sugar addiction and other issues of suffering. I am also a researcher and involved with neuroscientists at the University of Arizona SEMA Lab and the Medical University of South Carolina, researching my innovative addiction/negative behavior change protocol. I have worked with seemingly hopeless individuals who have transformed their lives with my therapeutic approach. I offer my services out of a great sense of passion and deepest gratitude.
I see wonderful results with the unique Unified Mindfulness System that I incorporate into my work. I bring to my work my own personal healing of a serious binge eating disorder/sugar addiction and other issues of suffering. I am also a researcher and involved with neuroscientists at the University of Arizona SEMA Lab and the Medical University of South Carolina, researching my innovative addiction/negative behavior change protocol. I have worked with seemingly hopeless individuals who have transformed their lives with my therapeutic approach. I offer my services out of a great sense of passion and deepest gratitude.
(520) 317-6752 View (520) 317-6752
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Katie Meyerowitz
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, LPC, RPT, NCC
Verified
4 Endorsed
Sam Hughes, Tucson, AZ 85719
Waitlist for new clients
Let me start off by saying, I am so glad you are here. I am delighted by the possibility of providing services to your child and family. Seeking support is a major step that takes courage and insight. I strive to create a space where clients feel seen, heard, and understood. Whether your child is struggling with big behaviors and emotions or having a difficult time navigating major life changes, I am here to help. I work primarily with children, adolescents, and families to address concerns such as trauma, anxiety, depression, attachment, self-esteem, neurodiversity, and emotional regulation.
Let me start off by saying, I am so glad you are here. I am delighted by the possibility of providing services to your child and family. Seeking support is a major step that takes courage and insight. I strive to create a space where clients feel seen, heard, and understood. Whether your child is struggling with big behaviors and emotions or having a difficult time navigating major life changes, I am here to help. I work primarily with children, adolescents, and families to address concerns such as trauma, anxiety, depression, attachment, self-esteem, neurodiversity, and emotional regulation.
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Sherry Sterling
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, LPC
Verified
Sam Hughes, Tucson, AZ 85719
Sometimes, situations and feelings are too much to bear alone. In therapy, you have a chance to be heard, to be seen and valued, and to express your deepest feelings. With a gentle and compassionate presence, I create a safe place for you to go within and find the core of who you are--and from that place, be guided. With a nonjudgmental and caring outlook, I invite awareness, acceptance, and appreciation of all emotions and their expression, including the difficult ones, giving them room to BE, and then they can change.
Sometimes, situations and feelings are too much to bear alone. In therapy, you have a chance to be heard, to be seen and valued, and to express your deepest feelings. With a gentle and compassionate presence, I create a safe place for you to go within and find the core of who you are--and from that place, be guided. With a nonjudgmental and caring outlook, I invite awareness, acceptance, and appreciation of all emotions and their expression, including the difficult ones, giving them room to BE, and then they can change.
(520) 252-4007 View (520) 252-4007
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Kristen A Przewlocki
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC
Verified
Sam Hughes, Tucson, AZ 85719
I have years of experience working with addictions, depression, and teen issues. I am passionate about recovery and helping those in need find their own recovery. I work to help individuals let go of the old messages that are mean and belittling to themselves, and help replace them with compassion and kindness. Because, it's when we feel good about ourselves that we are able to treat ourselves well. Battling mental health issues is hard and having someone you feel safe with to explore the deep, dark parts of your soul is where the healing begins.
I have years of experience working with addictions, depression, and teen issues. I am passionate about recovery and helping those in need find their own recovery. I work to help individuals let go of the old messages that are mean and belittling to themselves, and help replace them with compassion and kindness. Because, it's when we feel good about ourselves that we are able to treat ourselves well. Battling mental health issues is hard and having someone you feel safe with to explore the deep, dark parts of your soul is where the healing begins.
(520) 389-6494 View (520) 389-6494
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Michelle A Ellis
Psychologist, PhD, PLLC
Verified
5 Endorsed
Sam Hughes, Tucson, AZ 85716
Not accepting new clients
I am a licensed clinical psychologist and certified school psychologist . I have over 30 years of experience across a variety of settings including outpatient clinics, psychiatric hospitals, residential treatment for children and adolescents and group homes for adjudicated youth. Years ago I was also a teacher and special education director. I spent the last 17 years working in community mental health with children, adolescents and adults and also with adults in the prison system. In November 2015 I opened Palo Santo Psychotherapy and Wellness and realized my dream of working in a wellness setting with like-minded clinicians.
I am a licensed clinical psychologist and certified school psychologist . I have over 30 years of experience across a variety of settings including outpatient clinics, psychiatric hospitals, residential treatment for children and adolescents and group homes for adjudicated youth. Years ago I was also a teacher and special education director. I spent the last 17 years working in community mental health with children, adolescents and adults and also with adults in the prison system. In November 2015 I opened Palo Santo Psychotherapy and Wellness and realized my dream of working in a wellness setting with like-minded clinicians.
(520) 441-2459 View (520) 441-2459
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Elaine Flannagan
Counselor, LPC
Verified
Sam Hughes, Tucson, AZ 85719
My clients come to therapy motivated by the desire for change and because of one or more of the following issues: anger, anxiety, depression, family of origin issues, grief and loss, relationship issues and trauma. The therapeutic progress provides the opportunity to reflect on one's life, to understand one's feelings, thoughts, behaviors and motivations, to realize new perspectives and to be listened to with respect and attention. Psychotherapy allows for the healing of wounds, reclaiming of dreams and living a life that is more authentic and meaningful.
My clients come to therapy motivated by the desire for change and because of one or more of the following issues: anger, anxiety, depression, family of origin issues, grief and loss, relationship issues and trauma. The therapeutic progress provides the opportunity to reflect on one's life, to understand one's feelings, thoughts, behaviors and motivations, to realize new perspectives and to be listened to with respect and attention. Psychotherapy allows for the healing of wounds, reclaiming of dreams and living a life that is more authentic and meaningful.
(520) 749-2075 View (520) 749-2075
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Lisa Gollenberg
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC, RPT™
Verified
2 Endorsed
Sam Hughes, Tucson, AZ 85719
Not accepting new clients
Hi there! My passion is helping children grow and flourish, whether that means helping them cope with big emotions, feel more connected in their families and social communities, heal from trauma, build confidence and self-esteem, or learn some practical skills for daily life. I believe in the power of relationship and helping a child feel seen, understood, and affirmed in the face of whatever life difficulties they are working through. My approach is playful, strengths-based, compassionate, creative, flexible, and affirming of diversity of all kinds.
Hi there! My passion is helping children grow and flourish, whether that means helping them cope with big emotions, feel more connected in their families and social communities, heal from trauma, build confidence and self-esteem, or learn some practical skills for daily life. I believe in the power of relationship and helping a child feel seen, understood, and affirmed in the face of whatever life difficulties they are working through. My approach is playful, strengths-based, compassionate, creative, flexible, and affirming of diversity of all kinds.
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Kristen Jackson Banister
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, LPC, SEP
Verified
Sam Hughes, Tucson, AZ 85719
Are you struggling with life? Perhaps you feel chronically stressed out, anxious, on edge.  You may have negative thoughts, trouble sleeping, spells of sadness.  You might feel burned-out, tired and frustrated.  Perhaps you've noticed body-tension, physical pain, digestive problems, headaches, or changes in appetite. You want to feel better, have more confidence, more ease, better relationships, Good news: the life you're seeking is possible! Somatic therapy is a proven treatment for anxiety and chronic stress. I'd be honored to accompany you on your journey.
Are you struggling with life? Perhaps you feel chronically stressed out, anxious, on edge.  You may have negative thoughts, trouble sleeping, spells of sadness.  You might feel burned-out, tired and frustrated.  Perhaps you've noticed body-tension, physical pain, digestive problems, headaches, or changes in appetite. You want to feel better, have more confidence, more ease, better relationships, Good news: the life you're seeking is possible! Somatic therapy is a proven treatment for anxiety and chronic stress. I'd be honored to accompany you on your journey.
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Cassie Uribe
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LCSW
Verified
4 Endorsed
Sam Hughes, Tucson, AZ 85719
All you need is more hours in the day and you'd be good, right? Feeling like you have a never ending to-do list, you get a lot done and nothing done at the same time, feeling unappreciated, exhausted, organized but scattered, and no one sees how hard you're really working. I see you. My clients are looking for clarity, solutions, and more time. By the time my clients find me they've likely already tried some things, read some books, and made some changes but nothing seems to work long term. Nothing seems to really stick. I get it. I've been there.
All you need is more hours in the day and you'd be good, right? Feeling like you have a never ending to-do list, you get a lot done and nothing done at the same time, feeling unappreciated, exhausted, organized but scattered, and no one sees how hard you're really working. I see you. My clients are looking for clarity, solutions, and more time. By the time my clients find me they've likely already tried some things, read some books, and made some changes but nothing seems to work long term. Nothing seems to really stick. I get it. I've been there.
(520) 442-1900 View (520) 442-1900
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Erica Randolph
Counselor, MA, LPCC, DCC
Verified
Sam Hughes, Tucson, AZ 85719  (Online Only)
You've always thought of yourself as an artistic, empathic, and intuitive woman. Yet here you are, disconnected from your inner self and the wisdom you know is buried inside. There has to be a purpose to all of this, but the chaos & frantic pace of life is leaving you off-balance. Creativity is a distant dream, relationships are stretched, and your joy is lacking. You long to create a dynamic sense of wholeness, to find your purpose and meaning, but it's a constant struggle. If only the world would stop for a minute. If only you didn't feel everything so deeply. If only you had a moment to re-connect or at least a moment to breathe
You've always thought of yourself as an artistic, empathic, and intuitive woman. Yet here you are, disconnected from your inner self and the wisdom you know is buried inside. There has to be a purpose to all of this, but the chaos & frantic pace of life is leaving you off-balance. Creativity is a distant dream, relationships are stretched, and your joy is lacking. You long to create a dynamic sense of wholeness, to find your purpose and meaning, but it's a constant struggle. If only the world would stop for a minute. If only you didn't feel everything so deeply. If only you had a moment to re-connect or at least a moment to breathe
(520) 253-6338 View (520) 253-6338
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Casey Swenson
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, LPC, NCC
Verified
Sam Hughes, Tucson, AZ 85719  (Online Only)
I am accepting supervisees for Clinical Supervision only. I'm looking to take on supervisees to be with them through their journey of licensure, providing ethical and compassionate supervision. Supervision will include creating and monitoring efficient notes, treatment planning, adhering to ethics and legalities of the AZBBHE, and assistance in providing excellent, compassionate, and competent care for the clients you serve.
I am accepting supervisees for Clinical Supervision only. I'm looking to take on supervisees to be with them through their journey of licensure, providing ethical and compassionate supervision. Supervision will include creating and monitoring efficient notes, treatment planning, adhering to ethics and legalities of the AZBBHE, and assistance in providing excellent, compassionate, and competent care for the clients you serve.
(520) 379-7351 View (520) 379-7351
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Rebecca Rae Palmer
Counselor, MA, CRC, LPC
Verified
2 Endorsed
Sam Hughes, Tucson, AZ 85716
My aim is to provide a therapeutic environment that is conducive to change, growth, and healing. I take an integrated approach to therapy, treating each individual with interventions best suited to a client's unique experiences. I have had the opportunity to work with individuals with disabilities in a vocational rehabilitation setting. I have worked with kids of all ages. I am also experienced in working with individuals adjusting to major life changes due to illness, traumatic events, and those experiencing grief, loss, anxiety, and depression.
My aim is to provide a therapeutic environment that is conducive to change, growth, and healing. I take an integrated approach to therapy, treating each individual with interventions best suited to a client's unique experiences. I have had the opportunity to work with individuals with disabilities in a vocational rehabilitation setting. I have worked with kids of all ages. I am also experienced in working with individuals adjusting to major life changes due to illness, traumatic events, and those experiencing grief, loss, anxiety, and depression.
(520) 462-2229 View (520) 462-2229
Susan Santa Cruz
Psychologist, PhD
Verified
Sam Hughes, Tucson, AZ 85719
I believe change is difficult for most people. We often get stuck in certain patterns of behavior and find it difficult to move forward and heal. Every individual has the ability to change within themselves and it is my role to help guide people along the path of change. It is my goal as a Psychologist to help people capitalize on their strengths and teach them new ways of thinking, behaving, and coping with certain issues. I believe every child, teenager, adult, and family unit are unique and require an special/individualized approach to help them achieve their full potential.
I believe change is difficult for most people. We often get stuck in certain patterns of behavior and find it difficult to move forward and heal. Every individual has the ability to change within themselves and it is my role to help guide people along the path of change. It is my goal as a Psychologist to help people capitalize on their strengths and teach them new ways of thinking, behaving, and coping with certain issues. I believe every child, teenager, adult, and family unit are unique and require an special/individualized approach to help them achieve their full potential.
(520) 433-4474 View (520) 433-4474
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Steve Rosalik
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC
Verified
1 Endorsed
Sam Hughes, Tucson, AZ 85716
Waitlist for new clients
Whether you need to do some healing or just want some help sorting yourself out, we can do that together. Anything from the very small (counseling) to the very large (trauma-focused psychotherapy with internal family systems or IFS), or doing energetic and somatic work (trauma and tension release exercises or TRE), I offer to follow or guide you on whatever journey you need to take. Part of this journey may be building skills or developing coping strategies. Another part may be forming a totally new relationship to whatever challenges you face, whether those challenges seem to be outside or inside of you.
Whether you need to do some healing or just want some help sorting yourself out, we can do that together. Anything from the very small (counseling) to the very large (trauma-focused psychotherapy with internal family systems or IFS), or doing energetic and somatic work (trauma and tension release exercises or TRE), I offer to follow or guide you on whatever journey you need to take. Part of this journey may be building skills or developing coping strategies. Another part may be forming a totally new relationship to whatever challenges you face, whether those challenges seem to be outside or inside of you.
(520) 591-9428 View (520) 591-9428
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Lily Tolhurst LPC: Licensed Psychotherapist
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC, LLC, MA, MS, NBCC
Verified
Sam Hughes, Tucson, AZ 85716  (Online Only)
I offer individuals & couples transformative therapy, which emotionally, somatically, intellectually & energetically awakens courage, through which the physical meets the spiritual with meaning, joy, & practicality. This is intensive therapy, lively in scope/purpose, for those eager to release & heal early or later-formed wounds &defenses: self-parts resiliently born as protection from confusing, challenging, or trauma-relational experiences, but parts that now get in the way of a BIG home-run. My work also comprises Transformative Coach; Professor: Hunter College City Uni. of NY; Uni. of Arizona; Psychic; Medium; Published Author.
I offer individuals & couples transformative therapy, which emotionally, somatically, intellectually & energetically awakens courage, through which the physical meets the spiritual with meaning, joy, & practicality. This is intensive therapy, lively in scope/purpose, for those eager to release & heal early or later-formed wounds &defenses: self-parts resiliently born as protection from confusing, challenging, or trauma-relational experiences, but parts that now get in the way of a BIG home-run. My work also comprises Transformative Coach; Professor: Hunter College City Uni. of NY; Uni. of Arizona; Psychic; Medium; Published Author.
(917) 746-5722 View (917) 746-5722
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Michael Allen Strangstalien
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC
Verified
Sam Hughes, Tucson, AZ 85719
I am beginning this independent practice after some 16 years in therapy delivery and instruction at The University of Arizona. Having passed about 80,000 hours of therapy delivery, you will see that my enthusiasm and compassion are poised to help you. I can be directive and offer homework and information sheets so our conversations can go with you.
I am beginning this independent practice after some 16 years in therapy delivery and instruction at The University of Arizona. Having passed about 80,000 hours of therapy delivery, you will see that my enthusiasm and compassion are poised to help you. I can be directive and offer homework and information sheets so our conversations can go with you.
(520) 214-6242 View (520) 214-6242

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Number of Therapists in Sam Hughes, Tucson, AZ

30+

Average cost per session

$125

Therapists in Sam Hughes, Tucson, AZ who prioritize treating:

90% Depression
90% Anxiety
87% Relationship Issues
80% Trauma and PTSD
80% Self Esteem
73% Grief
73% Coping Skills

Average years in practice

12 Years

Top 3 insurances accepted

92% Aetna
83% UnitedHealthcare UHC | UBH
50% BlueCross and BlueShield

How Therapists in Sam Hughes, Tucson, AZ see their clients

80% In Person and Online
20% Online Only

Gender breakdown

86% Female
11% Male
3% Non-Binary

FAQs - About Therapy and Counseling

How can I find a therapist in Sam Hughes, Tucson?

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.