Therapists in Anaheim, CA

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Charnine B Swanson
Marriage & Family Therapist, MS , LMFT
Verified
Anaheim, CA 92807
I have had the opportunity to walk many people through the difficult stages of life while creating a safe environment in which they can grow. It is easy to feel stuck and not know how to move forward. I can help you with that!
I have had the opportunity to walk many people through the difficult stages of life while creating a safe environment in which they can grow. It is easy to feel stuck and not know how to move forward. I can help you with that!
(657) 255-7839 View (657) 255-7839
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Honeycutt Wellness, Inc
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT, SAP, EAP
Verified
Anaheim, CA 92805
As a private practitioner, I provide psychotherapy with focus on family relationships, women's issues, substance use and addiction concerns. I work with young to senior adults using a person-centered approach. This particularly takes into consideration your own special brand of culture and individuality. I will help guide you into being the best version of you.
As a private practitioner, I provide psychotherapy with focus on family relationships, women's issues, substance use and addiction concerns. I work with young to senior adults using a person-centered approach. This particularly takes into consideration your own special brand of culture and individuality. I will help guide you into being the best version of you.
(562) 414-6476 View (562) 414-6476
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Paige Cline
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT, MS
Verified
2 Endorsed
Anaheim, CA 92807
Who needs therapy? We all do! We can all benefit from an hour a week dedicated to introspection & increased self-acceptance in a warm, nonjudgmental environment where we feel safe & supported. You may be struggling with depression, anxiety, trauma or hopelessness over a loss of control over your life in an increasingly scary & isolating world. Maybe you're feeling stuck in old, unproductive patterns and need encouragement, accountability & motivation to create the life you truly want. Whatever brings you to therapy, my goal is to support your growth, healing and fulfillment. I work with single, partnered & "ever-single" adults 18+.
Who needs therapy? We all do! We can all benefit from an hour a week dedicated to introspection & increased self-acceptance in a warm, nonjudgmental environment where we feel safe & supported. You may be struggling with depression, anxiety, trauma or hopelessness over a loss of control over your life in an increasingly scary & isolating world. Maybe you're feeling stuck in old, unproductive patterns and need encouragement, accountability & motivation to create the life you truly want. Whatever brings you to therapy, my goal is to support your growth, healing and fulfillment. I work with single, partnered & "ever-single" adults 18+.
(562) 418-5255 View (562) 418-5255
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Fran Roslin
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT
Verified
Anaheim, CA 92804
Hiense My name is Fran Roslin, LMFT. Are you looking for a therapist who is direct, engaging, and compassionate with a sense of humor? That's me. I focus on women's issues, couples, adolescents with problems in day-to-day living to more complex issues that have reached crisis level. I believe our journey in life is sometimes complicated and difficult. It is during those times when we are feeling most alone, that we need to surround ourselves with people who have our back.
Hiense My name is Fran Roslin, LMFT. Are you looking for a therapist who is direct, engaging, and compassionate with a sense of humor? That's me. I focus on women's issues, couples, adolescents with problems in day-to-day living to more complex issues that have reached crisis level. I believe our journey in life is sometimes complicated and difficult. It is during those times when we are feeling most alone, that we need to surround ourselves with people who have our back.
(657) 837-5795 View (657) 837-5795
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Jaclyn Richardson
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT
Verified
Anaheim, CA 92804
I am originally from San Diego but moved to Northern California to attend the University of California, Davis, where I graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Human Development. I then attended National University and obtained my Master’s degree in Counseling Psychology. I am licensed as a Marriage and Family Therapist by the State of California Board of Behavioral Sciences. I began working in the Mental Health field in 2000 in the school system with at-risk children. Since then, I have been passionate about helping people to achieve their greatest potential and live a more authentic life.
I am originally from San Diego but moved to Northern California to attend the University of California, Davis, where I graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Human Development. I then attended National University and obtained my Master’s degree in Counseling Psychology. I am licensed as a Marriage and Family Therapist by the State of California Board of Behavioral Sciences. I began working in the Mental Health field in 2000 in the school system with at-risk children. Since then, I have been passionate about helping people to achieve their greatest potential and live a more authentic life.
(657) 571-3224 View (657) 571-3224
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Amber Flowers
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT
Verified
Anaheim, CA 92805
Hello, my name is Amber Flowers I am a licensed marriage and family therapist (LMFT 144645). I trained in a crisis shelter and primarily focused on family conflict, relationships, stress management, mindfulness, and self-esteem. I primarily use CBT and client-centered therapy, and also use solution-focused techniques during therapy with my clients. Most of my experience has been working with families in crisis. I am very familiar with working with clients who are experiencing life-stage stress, anxiety, depression, relationship concerns, parenting stress, and burnout.
Hello, my name is Amber Flowers I am a licensed marriage and family therapist (LMFT 144645). I trained in a crisis shelter and primarily focused on family conflict, relationships, stress management, mindfulness, and self-esteem. I primarily use CBT and client-centered therapy, and also use solution-focused techniques during therapy with my clients. Most of my experience has been working with families in crisis. I am very familiar with working with clients who are experiencing life-stage stress, anxiety, depression, relationship concerns, parenting stress, and burnout.
(949) 528-8590 View (949) 528-8590
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Jessica Martinez
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT
Verified
Anaheim, CA 92807  (Online Only)
Are you facing a difficult time and feeling a bit lost or stuck? Maybe you're not fully satisfied with your current situation. Are you open to change? Therapy has been a life-changing experience for many people grappling with similar issues, and it could be for you too! Each person's journey is unique, and I would be grateful to walk alongside you on this path. I believe there is always a way forward and that I can help you find the clarity you seek. Let me assist you. Don't hesitate to reach out and take the first step towards a brighter future, where a happier version of yourself is waiting.
Are you facing a difficult time and feeling a bit lost or stuck? Maybe you're not fully satisfied with your current situation. Are you open to change? Therapy has been a life-changing experience for many people grappling with similar issues, and it could be for you too! Each person's journey is unique, and I would be grateful to walk alongside you on this path. I believe there is always a way forward and that I can help you find the clarity you seek. Let me assist you. Don't hesitate to reach out and take the first step towards a brighter future, where a happier version of yourself is waiting.
(714) 909-2722 View (714) 909-2722
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Starr Lee
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT
Verified
Anaheim, CA 92805
My name is Starr Lee, a licensed marriage family therapist (LMFT), working with clients statewide via telehealth. I work with adults and specialize in depression, anxiety, and trauma, using Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Client-Centered Therapy to help my clients to regain health, wholeness, and wellness. I work to help my clients to develop a more positive and adaptive way of thinking, feeling, behaving and to empower my clients to take an active role in their own lives. My communication style is calm, personable, and collaborative. I want my clients to know I am empathetic and genuine.
My name is Starr Lee, a licensed marriage family therapist (LMFT), working with clients statewide via telehealth. I work with adults and specialize in depression, anxiety, and trauma, using Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Client-Centered Therapy to help my clients to regain health, wholeness, and wellness. I work to help my clients to develop a more positive and adaptive way of thinking, feeling, behaving and to empower my clients to take an active role in their own lives. My communication style is calm, personable, and collaborative. I want my clients to know I am empathetic and genuine.
(714) 844-7985 View (714) 844-7985
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Connie Goodpastor
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified
Anaheim, CA 92805
I am Connie Goodpaster, a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with over 15 years of professional experience. I provide effective evidence-based treatments to address clients' emotional well-being in safe & judgment-free venue. My objective is to help you & your support system to achieve mental, physical, and inner growth in efforts to meet your goals and obtain greater well-being & functioning. My experiences span from working with families, parents, individuals, and support networks. I specialize in military transition challenges, parenting coaching & conflict resolution, court-ordered support, trauma, mood & psychiatric disorders.
I am Connie Goodpaster, a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with over 15 years of professional experience. I provide effective evidence-based treatments to address clients' emotional well-being in safe & judgment-free venue. My objective is to help you & your support system to achieve mental, physical, and inner growth in efforts to meet your goals and obtain greater well-being & functioning. My experiences span from working with families, parents, individuals, and support networks. I specialize in military transition challenges, parenting coaching & conflict resolution, court-ordered support, trauma, mood & psychiatric disorders.
(562) 620-8368 View (562) 620-8368
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Noor Aljawad
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified
Anaheim, CA 92804  (Online Only)
Hello! As a licensed clinical therapist, I provide respectful and compassionate services to help you identify your goals, and support you in coping with challenges along the way to achieving them. I believe that everyone deserves to be treated fairly and kindly, and that our behaviors serve a function, whether unhealthy or healthy, understood or misunderstood. I work with clients who struggle with various issues, such as anxiety, depression, trauma, stress, relationship problems, identity, and self-esteem. My aim is to create a safe & supportive space where you can explore your thoughts, feelings, and experiences without judgment.
Hello! As a licensed clinical therapist, I provide respectful and compassionate services to help you identify your goals, and support you in coping with challenges along the way to achieving them. I believe that everyone deserves to be treated fairly and kindly, and that our behaviors serve a function, whether unhealthy or healthy, understood or misunderstood. I work with clients who struggle with various issues, such as anxiety, depression, trauma, stress, relationship problems, identity, and self-esteem. My aim is to create a safe & supportive space where you can explore your thoughts, feelings, and experiences without judgment.
(858) 666-6797 View (858) 666-6797
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Dr. Krystal S Smith
Psychologist, PsyD
Verified
1 Endorsed
Anaheim, CA 92806  (Online Only)
Life can be rough sometimes, and it’s so easy to feel stuck, wondering where you’re headed. My goal is to help you find new perspectives and new ways of looking at any situation so that you can approach life with confidence and authenticity. Along with bringing a multicultural perspective to therapy as a therapist of color, I utilize an integrative approach of Narrative, Interpersonal, and Cognitive Behavioral Therapies, and other modalities that fit your unique life journey.
Life can be rough sometimes, and it’s so easy to feel stuck, wondering where you’re headed. My goal is to help you find new perspectives and new ways of looking at any situation so that you can approach life with confidence and authenticity. Along with bringing a multicultural perspective to therapy as a therapist of color, I utilize an integrative approach of Narrative, Interpersonal, and Cognitive Behavioral Therapies, and other modalities that fit your unique life journey.
(949) 881-6379 View (949) 881-6379
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Thomas Costa
Marriage & Family Therapist Associate, AMFT
Verified
Anaheim, CA 92805
You are a unique individual, and your therapy should reflect that! I draw from a diverse range of modalities tailored to meet your specific needs. This world molds us into who we become, including the aspects we may find challenging to embrace. My fervor lies in using psychodynamic modalities including trauma-focused and attachment based approaches to uncover how those life experiences have shaped your thoughts and emotions, while also using aspects of Emotion Focused Therapy to help identify and discover those unhelpful thinking patterns and coping mechanisms that may be influencing you today.
You are a unique individual, and your therapy should reflect that! I draw from a diverse range of modalities tailored to meet your specific needs. This world molds us into who we become, including the aspects we may find challenging to embrace. My fervor lies in using psychodynamic modalities including trauma-focused and attachment based approaches to uncover how those life experiences have shaped your thoughts and emotions, while also using aspects of Emotion Focused Therapy to help identify and discover those unhelpful thinking patterns and coping mechanisms that may be influencing you today.
(714) 583-6821 View (714) 583-6821
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Eboni Williams
Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor, LPCC
Verified
Anaheim, CA 92805
Welcome! My name is Eboni Williams and I am a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor (LPCC) working with clients throughout California via telehealth. I help people adjust to challenging life transitions, improve communication in their relationships, and find balance within themselves. I enjoy working with clients going through life changes, motherhood struggles, relationship issues or issues with being newly single, or work-life balance and responsibilities. I can help with adjustment disorders, depression, and anxiety. I typically utilize a combination of Person Centered, Solution Focused, and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT).
Welcome! My name is Eboni Williams and I am a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor (LPCC) working with clients throughout California via telehealth. I help people adjust to challenging life transitions, improve communication in their relationships, and find balance within themselves. I enjoy working with clients going through life changes, motherhood struggles, relationship issues or issues with being newly single, or work-life balance and responsibilities. I can help with adjustment disorders, depression, and anxiety. I typically utilize a combination of Person Centered, Solution Focused, and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT).
(562) 539-4492 View (562) 539-4492
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Yuki Frazier Lmft Emdr Certified
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT
Verified
Anaheim, CA 92801  (Online Only)
Finding the right therapist can be confusing, frustrating and at times frightening. I encourage you to interview various therapists until you find the one therapist you feel most comfortable with. My mission is to help you empower yourself by uncovering past traumas that block your ability to live a quality life. Every issue will be handled with sensitivity, respect and professionalism. I have over 15 years of experience treating clients suffering from depression, anxieties, PTSD, family and marital issues, addiction, physically & sexually abused victims and various trauma victims.
Finding the right therapist can be confusing, frustrating and at times frightening. I encourage you to interview various therapists until you find the one therapist you feel most comfortable with. My mission is to help you empower yourself by uncovering past traumas that block your ability to live a quality life. Every issue will be handled with sensitivity, respect and professionalism. I have over 15 years of experience treating clients suffering from depression, anxieties, PTSD, family and marital issues, addiction, physically & sexually abused victims and various trauma victims.
(310) 403-7143 View (310) 403-7143
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Subha Smith
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified
Anaheim, CA 92804
I am a licensed clinical social worker with a master's degree in social work from Azusa Pacific University as well as a master's degree in psychology from California State University, Los Angeles. I have 10+ years of experience working in the mental health field, including both in an inpatient psychiatric setting and a community-based mental health setting. I have worked with adults of all ages, from diverse ethnocultural and socioeconomic backgrounds, and/or the LGBTQ+ community.
I am a licensed clinical social worker with a master's degree in social work from Azusa Pacific University as well as a master's degree in psychology from California State University, Los Angeles. I have 10+ years of experience working in the mental health field, including both in an inpatient psychiatric setting and a community-based mental health setting. I have worked with adults of all ages, from diverse ethnocultural and socioeconomic backgrounds, and/or the LGBTQ+ community.
(714) 860-7064 View (714) 860-7064
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Alena Kuzmenko
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LMFT
Verified
Anaheim, CA 92805
Hello, my name is Alena Kuzmenko, and I am a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in California. I am passionate about instilling hope and providing space for healing in the lives of individuals and families. I work with preteens, teens, and adults experiencing anxiety, depression, codependency, postpartum, premenstrual dysphoria, relational issues, life stressors, and/or addiction.
Hello, my name is Alena Kuzmenko, and I am a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in California. I am passionate about instilling hope and providing space for healing in the lives of individuals and families. I work with preteens, teens, and adults experiencing anxiety, depression, codependency, postpartum, premenstrual dysphoria, relational issues, life stressors, and/or addiction.
(562) 393-6568 View (562) 393-6568
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Brittlin Fagundes
Marriage & Family Therapist Associate, AMFT
Verified
1 Endorsed
Anaheim, CA 92801
Battling anxiety or exploring self-discovery? This is your haven for the journey towards self-acceptance, resilience, and inner peace. Seeking clarity, authentic connections, and deep self-understanding? You're in the right space. Serving diverse ages and populations – children, adolescents, adults, and the elderly, along with groups, LGBTQ+ individuals, and families across socioeconomic statuses. I specialize in addressing a spectrum of diagnoses, from anxiety and depression to addiction, Bipolar Disorder, Schizophrenia, Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder.
Battling anxiety or exploring self-discovery? This is your haven for the journey towards self-acceptance, resilience, and inner peace. Seeking clarity, authentic connections, and deep self-understanding? You're in the right space. Serving diverse ages and populations – children, adolescents, adults, and the elderly, along with groups, LGBTQ+ individuals, and families across socioeconomic statuses. I specialize in addressing a spectrum of diagnoses, from anxiety and depression to addiction, Bipolar Disorder, Schizophrenia, Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder.
(714) 984-0679 View (714) 984-0679
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Maria Aviña
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT
Verified
Anaheim, CA 92805
Hi there, I’m Maria Avina for me, therapy is all about helping individuals find healing in many areas in their life. I have over 15 years of experience working as a therapist in the community. When I'm not practicing therapy, I am spending time with my two sons, walking my dog and going on hikes with my friends. My approach I set clear goals for myself and my clients and treat every session as an opportunity to make progress. I approach therapy through a person center lens and through other holistic approaches.
Hi there, I’m Maria Avina for me, therapy is all about helping individuals find healing in many areas in their life. I have over 15 years of experience working as a therapist in the community. When I'm not practicing therapy, I am spending time with my two sons, walking my dog and going on hikes with my friends. My approach I set clear goals for myself and my clients and treat every session as an opportunity to make progress. I approach therapy through a person center lens and through other holistic approaches.
(562) 837-2838 View (562) 837-2838
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Martin J Eaton
Psychologist, PhD
Verified
1 Endorsed
Anaheim, CA 92807
Dr. Martin Eaton is a clinical psychologist and former graduate professor at USC who specializes in identifying and providing individualized solutions for students and adults who have experienced learning challenges. Dr. Eaton's unique approach starts with a neurological assessment that identifies how the brain is processing information to discover the strengths and weaknesses for each individual. Coupled with his clinical background and over 25 years of counseling experience, Dr. Eaton will identify what's going on cognitively, emotionally, spiritually, and physically for that individual or family.
Dr. Martin Eaton is a clinical psychologist and former graduate professor at USC who specializes in identifying and providing individualized solutions for students and adults who have experienced learning challenges. Dr. Eaton's unique approach starts with a neurological assessment that identifies how the brain is processing information to discover the strengths and weaknesses for each individual. Coupled with his clinical background and over 25 years of counseling experience, Dr. Eaton will identify what's going on cognitively, emotionally, spiritually, and physically for that individual or family.
(714) 770-8623 View (714) 770-8623
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Joanne Barbieri
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT
Verified
Anaheim, CA 92805
Hi, I’m Joanne Barbieri. I’m a licensed marriage and family therapist in California, as well as a licensed mental health counselor in New York. Currently, I’m based in Victorville, California, and work statewide there via telehealth. I work with adults and some of my specializations are Christian counseling, women’s and relational issues, trauma, anxiety and depression. I most often use psychodynamic therapy, cognitive behavioral therapy, and client centered therapy to help clients feel as though they are a partner in the decision making and therapeutic process at every step.
Hi, I’m Joanne Barbieri. I’m a licensed marriage and family therapist in California, as well as a licensed mental health counselor in New York. Currently, I’m based in Victorville, California, and work statewide there via telehealth. I work with adults and some of my specializations are Christian counseling, women’s and relational issues, trauma, anxiety and depression. I most often use psychodynamic therapy, cognitive behavioral therapy, and client centered therapy to help clients feel as though they are a partner in the decision making and therapeutic process at every step.
(562) 539-4530 View (562) 539-4530

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Number of Therapists in Anaheim, CA

400+

Average cost per session

$150

Therapists in Anaheim, CA who prioritize treating:

95% Anxiety
91% Depression
78% Self Esteem
77% Coping Skills
76% Relationship Issues
69% Stress
65% Grief

Average years in practice

11 Years

Top 3 insurances accepted

83% Aetna
76% UnitedHealthcare UHC | UBH
69% Cigna and Evernorth

How Therapists in Anaheim, CA see their clients

75% In Person and Online
25% Online Only

Gender breakdown

79% Female
21% Male

FAQs - About Therapy and Counseling

How can I find a therapist in Anaheim?

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.