Therapists in Rolling Hills Ranch, Chula Vista, CA

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Momilana Aikens
Marriage & Family Therapist, MS, LMFT
Verified
Rolling Hills Ranch, Chula Vista, CA 91914
Hi There! Thanks for visiting my profile. I don't need to tell you that I am a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist because I am sure you have already read that in the heading of my profile. What that heading doesn't say is that I am a wife and a mom and I completely understand the rewards and challenges we face daily in both those roles. While I do work with various populations, it is my role as a wife and a mom that have lead me to specialize in working with children and families in various capacities. .
Hi There! Thanks for visiting my profile. I don't need to tell you that I am a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist because I am sure you have already read that in the heading of my profile. What that heading doesn't say is that I am a wife and a mom and I completely understand the rewards and challenges we face daily in both those roles. While I do work with various populations, it is my role as a wife and a mom that have lead me to specialize in working with children and families in various capacities. .
(619) 432-6651 View (619) 432-6651
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Judy A Miller
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT
Verified
Rolling Hills Ranch, Chula Vista, CA 91914
Do you resist counseling because of fear that you will be blamed for problems, afraid that you will cause your partner to feel blamed or to get angry? Instead of focusing on blame, we work on communication, feelings & needs by fostering understanding aiming toward solutions. While exploring each person's history coping style, encouraging insight into each partner's own part in the unproductive dynamic, I function as a neutral objective partner, not taking sides, helping you learn how to talk to each other without interruptions, insults or disdain & often assign homework to reinforce skills taught in-session to practice at home.
Do you resist counseling because of fear that you will be blamed for problems, afraid that you will cause your partner to feel blamed or to get angry? Instead of focusing on blame, we work on communication, feelings & needs by fostering understanding aiming toward solutions. While exploring each person's history coping style, encouraging insight into each partner's own part in the unproductive dynamic, I function as a neutral objective partner, not taking sides, helping you learn how to talk to each other without interruptions, insults or disdain & often assign homework to reinforce skills taught in-session to practice at home.
(949) 505-8578 View (949) 505-8578
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Paula Zamudio
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT
Verified
Rolling Hills Ranch, Chula Vista, CA 91914
My work ethic and devotion to mental health enables me to provide a nurturing environment for clients to self-explore. My goal is to do excellent work and demonstrate great sensitivity in working with culturally diverse clients, as well as, with a broad range of mental health populations. My therapeutic experience includes individuals, couples, families, children, and groups. My pursuit of personal and vocational goals always has at its center, an appreciation for family, community, clients, and colleagues.
My work ethic and devotion to mental health enables me to provide a nurturing environment for clients to self-explore. My goal is to do excellent work and demonstrate great sensitivity in working with culturally diverse clients, as well as, with a broad range of mental health populations. My therapeutic experience includes individuals, couples, families, children, and groups. My pursuit of personal and vocational goals always has at its center, an appreciation for family, community, clients, and colleagues.
(619) 324-3821 View (619) 324-3821
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Professional Christian Counseling&Consulting Serv.
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA Th, MA MFT
Verified
Rolling Hills Ranch, Chula Vista, CA 91914
Professional Christian Counseling & Consulting Services is here to support your professional and personal aspirations. Excellent therapists utilize a Holistic approach to mental health care and can essentially improve their client's overall well-being. I work together with you to turn challenges into opportunities, through compassionate and informative care, the counseling experience can also afford clients, the opportunity to become more self aware, learn new skills and psycho-education, to develop a healthy balance in life, both internally and externally when facing life's challenges.
Professional Christian Counseling & Consulting Services is here to support your professional and personal aspirations. Excellent therapists utilize a Holistic approach to mental health care and can essentially improve their client's overall well-being. I work together with you to turn challenges into opportunities, through compassionate and informative care, the counseling experience can also afford clients, the opportunity to become more self aware, learn new skills and psycho-education, to develop a healthy balance in life, both internally and externally when facing life's challenges.
(520) 341-2765 View (520) 341-2765
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Elizabeth Wilson
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT, 127660
Verified
Rolling Hills Ranch, Chula Vista, CA 91914
I am Hispanic and Bilingual Spanish/English Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist. As a therapist my desire and passion is to help Individuals and families heal, reconnect, and restore their relationships to change this generation one family at a time. I strongly believe that when the family is able to provide comfort, care, and is emotionally available in times of need to his own members, each person is closer to live healthy and successful relationships in life.
I am Hispanic and Bilingual Spanish/English Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist. As a therapist my desire and passion is to help Individuals and families heal, reconnect, and restore their relationships to change this generation one family at a time. I strongly believe that when the family is able to provide comfort, care, and is emotionally available in times of need to his own members, each person is closer to live healthy and successful relationships in life.
(619) 313-6806 View (619) 313-6806
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Georgina Anaya
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT
Verified
1 Endorsed
Rolling Hills Ranch, Chula Vista, CA 91914
Who do you and your family talk to when you are seeing your child/teen struggle with school, peer and family relationships, anger, depression, anxiety, OCD, or behaviors that are impacting their safety and well-being? The feeling of powerlessness that what you are trying isn't helping and your child is not getting better can be very overwhelming. The beautiful part of it is that you are willing to support them through it...
Who do you and your family talk to when you are seeing your child/teen struggle with school, peer and family relationships, anger, depression, anxiety, OCD, or behaviors that are impacting their safety and well-being? The feeling of powerlessness that what you are trying isn't helping and your child is not getting better can be very overwhelming. The beautiful part of it is that you are willing to support them through it...
(619) 473-4226 View (619) 473-4226
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Vanessa Rodriguez
Marriage & Family Therapist, PsyD, MFT
Verified
Rolling Hills Ranch, Chula Vista, CA 91914
I believe the two major problem areas we face in life deal with our relationships and our coping; and the main factors influencing how we manage these issues relies on our attachment style, trauma history, and our emotional intelligence, or lack there-of. My job is to help unlock the unconscious- help bring awareness to these issues and how they may be negatively impacting your life and relationships. Essentially, my aim is to assist you in identifying and allowing yourself to express emotions, and learn to tolerate/manage anxiety and discomfort, rather than self-soothe in various, unsafe ways that are causing problems in your life.
I believe the two major problem areas we face in life deal with our relationships and our coping; and the main factors influencing how we manage these issues relies on our attachment style, trauma history, and our emotional intelligence, or lack there-of. My job is to help unlock the unconscious- help bring awareness to these issues and how they may be negatively impacting your life and relationships. Essentially, my aim is to assist you in identifying and allowing yourself to express emotions, and learn to tolerate/manage anxiety and discomfort, rather than self-soothe in various, unsafe ways that are causing problems in your life.
(619) 376-1140 View (619) 376-1140
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Dr. Janeth M Guzman
Marriage & Family Therapist, DMFT, LMFT
Verified
1 Endorsed
Rolling Hills Ranch, Chula Vista, CA 91914
I believe that healing happens when we pay attention to all the parts that make us whole—our mind, body, and soul. My theoretical orientation is influenced by Family Systems, Attachment Theory, Emotionally-Focused, Humanistic-Experiential, and Narrative approaches to treatment. This means that we will be going on an emotional journey together in which I will use an eclectic combination of clinical theories and techniques to help guide my work. I believe that the lack of emotional awareness and avoiding uncomfortable emotions can cause harm to our mind, body, and soul. My hope is to help you get to know yourself better.
I believe that healing happens when we pay attention to all the parts that make us whole—our mind, body, and soul. My theoretical orientation is influenced by Family Systems, Attachment Theory, Emotionally-Focused, Humanistic-Experiential, and Narrative approaches to treatment. This means that we will be going on an emotional journey together in which I will use an eclectic combination of clinical theories and techniques to help guide my work. I believe that the lack of emotional awareness and avoiding uncomfortable emotions can cause harm to our mind, body, and soul. My hope is to help you get to know yourself better.
(619) 304-4035 View (619) 304-4035
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Monika Chalk
Marriage & Family Therapist Associate, MSc, AMFT
Verified
Rolling Hills Ranch, Chula Vista, CA 91914
I see every client as a whole and healthy person capable of change and unlimited growth. Maybe you’ve tried different healing paths only to be frustrated by a lack of progress or real change. I know we have the tools within us to make lasting change. I specialize in getting to know you so that together we can work on helping you heal from past hurts, change harmful thoughts and behaviors, improve communication, develop strong support systems, and build strong relationships. It’s my passion to use evidence-based cognitive, strength-focused, and solution-oriented strategies to help you make the most of the tools you already have.
I see every client as a whole and healthy person capable of change and unlimited growth. Maybe you’ve tried different healing paths only to be frustrated by a lack of progress or real change. I know we have the tools within us to make lasting change. I specialize in getting to know you so that together we can work on helping you heal from past hurts, change harmful thoughts and behaviors, improve communication, develop strong support systems, and build strong relationships. It’s my passion to use evidence-based cognitive, strength-focused, and solution-oriented strategies to help you make the most of the tools you already have.
(619) 914-6729 View (619) 914-6729
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Neda George Rivera
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT
Verified
Rolling Hills Ranch, Chula Vista, CA 91914  (Online Only)
We all can suffer from trauma, stress, loss, pain, relationships, and work issues. Sometimes it is very difficult to ask for help. Seeking counseling does not mean that there is something wrong with us. Seeking counseling helps us to process those feelings and manage symptoms. I do not like to label my clients. I am more interested in guiding my clients and helping them during that process. Helping you during those difficult times to manage and cope are my top priorities as a therapist. I specialize in helping you manage your daily struggles and help you to regain that sense of usefulness again!
We all can suffer from trauma, stress, loss, pain, relationships, and work issues. Sometimes it is very difficult to ask for help. Seeking counseling does not mean that there is something wrong with us. Seeking counseling helps us to process those feelings and manage symptoms. I do not like to label my clients. I am more interested in guiding my clients and helping them during that process. Helping you during those difficult times to manage and cope are my top priorities as a therapist. I specialize in helping you manage your daily struggles and help you to regain that sense of usefulness again!
(619) 393-5534 View (619) 393-5534
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Brittney France
Marriage & Family Therapist, PhD, LMFT
Verified
Rolling Hills Ranch, Chula Vista, CA 91914
I am a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (111091) in California. I have specialized in the treatment of eating disorders/ disordered eating, emotional and overeating, as well as body image for 16 years through both a clinical and research lens. I believe that all clients have unique strengths and are capable of creating meaningful change in their lives. I enjoy helping clients access these strengths while improving their relationship with food, body, and mind through identifying and connecting with values, learning healthy coping skills, and improving communication.
I am a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (111091) in California. I have specialized in the treatment of eating disorders/ disordered eating, emotional and overeating, as well as body image for 16 years through both a clinical and research lens. I believe that all clients have unique strengths and are capable of creating meaningful change in their lives. I enjoy helping clients access these strengths while improving their relationship with food, body, and mind through identifying and connecting with values, learning healthy coping skills, and improving communication.
(619) 955-1309 View (619) 955-1309
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Maria Martinez: Hope Therapy Group
Marriage & Family Therapist Associate, AMFT
Verified
2 Endorsed
Rolling Hills Ranch, Chula Vista, CA 91914
There are always times when bad situations can overwhelm a person, but the person always has the option to push the struggle to get to a place where they can find happiness. Making an actual effort toward improving life is something that can create happiness in and of itself. And here you are… You did it! You made the first step to your healing journey by taking time out of your day to look for your own therapy. I admire you.
There are always times when bad situations can overwhelm a person, but the person always has the option to push the struggle to get to a place where they can find happiness. Making an actual effort toward improving life is something that can create happiness in and of itself. And here you are… You did it! You made the first step to your healing journey by taking time out of your day to look for your own therapy. I admire you.
(619) 345-5911 View (619) 345-5911

Online Therapists

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Danielle Hunter
Marriage & Family Therapist Intern, RDN
Verified
Chula Vista, CA 91910
I believe one of the greatest gifts I can offer is to have a safe space for clients to explore their feelings, beliefs, and ideas without judgement. It is important to me to connect to clients in a way that values their emotions, thoughts, cultures, identities, spirituality, and experiences. I am passionate about helping others explore and validate their experiences to promote growth and healing. We can work together to help identify what goals you are looking to achieve!
I believe one of the greatest gifts I can offer is to have a safe space for clients to explore their feelings, beliefs, and ideas without judgement. It is important to me to connect to clients in a way that values their emotions, thoughts, cultures, identities, spirituality, and experiences. I am passionate about helping others explore and validate their experiences to promote growth and healing. We can work together to help identify what goals you are looking to achieve!
(619) 655-3467 View (619) 655-3467
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Karla Molina
Marriage & Family Therapist, MS, LMFT
Verified
1 Endorsed
Chula Vista, CA 91910
Waitlist for new clients
Are you feeling unloved, anxious and unsure on how to move forward? Are you having difficulty connecting with a loved one? Have you tried talking through the issues and continue to feel unresolved or stuck? And no matter what you do, it seems like you’re relationship or situation isn't getting better. The thing is, whatever is happening, it must be addressed. Therapy provides the space for you to process what you're going through and it can teach you how to manage your thoughts and emotions in a effective way.
Are you feeling unloved, anxious and unsure on how to move forward? Are you having difficulty connecting with a loved one? Have you tried talking through the issues and continue to feel unresolved or stuck? And no matter what you do, it seems like you’re relationship or situation isn't getting better. The thing is, whatever is happening, it must be addressed. Therapy provides the space for you to process what you're going through and it can teach you how to manage your thoughts and emotions in a effective way.
(619) 789-6940 View (619) 789-6940
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Rebecca Bernstein
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified
1 Endorsed
Chula Vista, CA 91915  (Online Only)
You wake up each morning feeling stuck and alone. The anxious thoughts just won't go away. Perhaps they are related to things going on in your life, or maybe they feel like they are coming out of nowhere. Either way, these feelings overwhelm you and you're just not sure what to do about it anymore. You notice that your relationships, work and even your ability to care for yourself are starting to be affected. You set goals in an effort to make a positive change, but quickly give up because you just don't have the energy. You are starting to lose hope that you can get yourself out of this.
You wake up each morning feeling stuck and alone. The anxious thoughts just won't go away. Perhaps they are related to things going on in your life, or maybe they feel like they are coming out of nowhere. Either way, these feelings overwhelm you and you're just not sure what to do about it anymore. You notice that your relationships, work and even your ability to care for yourself are starting to be affected. You set goals in an effort to make a positive change, but quickly give up because you just don't have the energy. You are starting to lose hope that you can get yourself out of this.
(619) 966-4019 View (619) 966-4019
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Kelly Rathmann
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified
Chula Vista, CA 91911
Hi, my name is Kelly, and I am a licensed clinical social worker. I have been working with individuals of all ages for over a decade to support clients as they navigate the challenges of life changes and process past traumas and difficult family and relationship dynamics. I typically work with adults, young adults, and older teens (15-19). I often treat anxiety, including mild OCD, depression, trauma, inner critic/negative self-perception, perfectionism, ADHD/focus issues, and life-cycle transitions. I work well with clients who are willing to self-reflect and seeking change.
Hi, my name is Kelly, and I am a licensed clinical social worker. I have been working with individuals of all ages for over a decade to support clients as they navigate the challenges of life changes and process past traumas and difficult family and relationship dynamics. I typically work with adults, young adults, and older teens (15-19). I often treat anxiety, including mild OCD, depression, trauma, inner critic/negative self-perception, perfectionism, ADHD/focus issues, and life-cycle transitions. I work well with clients who are willing to self-reflect and seeking change.
(619) 724-4541 View (619) 724-4541
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Carolyn Jacobs
Psychologist, PsyD
Verified
Chula Vista, CA 91910  (Online Only)
Waitlist for new clients
Individual, couple and family therapy provided through the lens of Bowen Family Systems Theory. The overall goal of "systems psychotherapy" is to develop of more effective options for decreasing chronic anxiety, increase more effective self-management skills in relationship to important others, and increase flexibility and resiliency to meet life's challenges .
Individual, couple and family therapy provided through the lens of Bowen Family Systems Theory. The overall goal of "systems psychotherapy" is to develop of more effective options for decreasing chronic anxiety, increase more effective self-management skills in relationship to important others, and increase flexibility and resiliency to meet life's challenges .
(619) 304-8309 View (619) 304-8309
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Angelica Fuentes
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT
Verified
Chula Vista, CA 91914
Angelica Fuentes is a Licensed Marriage, Family, and Child Therapist. She earned her Bachelor's Degree from San Diego State University in 2006 and her Master's Degree in 2014 from the University of Phoenix. Angelica works with adolescents and adult individuals. Angelica has experience working with sexually abusive/reactive teens, trauma, generalized anxiety, depression, and anger. Angelica uses approaches of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Client Centered, and Trauma-Focused.
Angelica Fuentes is a Licensed Marriage, Family, and Child Therapist. She earned her Bachelor's Degree from San Diego State University in 2006 and her Master's Degree in 2014 from the University of Phoenix. Angelica works with adolescents and adult individuals. Angelica has experience working with sexually abusive/reactive teens, trauma, generalized anxiety, depression, and anger. Angelica uses approaches of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Client Centered, and Trauma-Focused.
(619) 916-4721 View (619) 916-4721
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Allison Domingo | Pathways Family Therapy
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified
1 Endorsed
Chula Vista, CA 91910
I would like to extend a warm welcome to you. If you have made it to my page, then you might be going through a difficult time or know someone who is. You have come to the right place. I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker licensed in Illinois and California with over thirteen years of experience working in the field of mental health. I have held Registered Recovery Worker, Lead Case Manager, Outpatient Therapist and Clinical Social Worker roles in a variety of health care settings. With me, you can expect a therapist who is caring, direct and down to earth. I am empathic, skilled and value creating a safe therapeutic environment.
I would like to extend a warm welcome to you. If you have made it to my page, then you might be going through a difficult time or know someone who is. You have come to the right place. I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker licensed in Illinois and California with over thirteen years of experience working in the field of mental health. I have held Registered Recovery Worker, Lead Case Manager, Outpatient Therapist and Clinical Social Worker roles in a variety of health care settings. With me, you can expect a therapist who is caring, direct and down to earth. I am empathic, skilled and value creating a safe therapeutic environment.
(619) 330-8447 View (619) 330-8447
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Alice Filmus
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT
Verified
Chula Vista, CA 91911
Hi, I am Alice Filmus, a Marriage and Family Therapist, licensed for 15 years. A personal belief that I have is, everyone has something valuable to offer, and with unconditional empathy, compassion, and therapeutic guidance a person's fullest happiest potential can be achieved.
Hi, I am Alice Filmus, a Marriage and Family Therapist, licensed for 15 years. A personal belief that I have is, everyone has something valuable to offer, and with unconditional empathy, compassion, and therapeutic guidance a person's fullest happiest potential can be achieved.
(619) 505-3983 View (619) 505-3983

How does your Therapist compare?

Number of Therapists in Rolling Hills Ranch, Chula Vista, CA

10+

Average cost per session

$140

Therapists in Rolling Hills Ranch, Chula Vista, CA who prioritize treating:

100% Anxiety
92% Relationship Issues
92% Depression
83% Parenting
83% Family Conflict
83% Coping Skills
83% Self Esteem

Average years in practice

8 Years

Top 3 insurances accepted

50% Aetna
50% UnitedHealthcare UHC | UBH
40% Cigna and Evernorth

How Therapists in Rolling Hills Ranch, Chula Vista, CA see their clients

92% In Person and Online
8% Online Only

Gender breakdown

100% Female

FAQs - About Therapy and Counseling

How can I find a therapist in Rolling Hills Ranch, Chula Vista?

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.