Therapists in Granite Bay, CA

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Fran Fisher
Counselor, RN, PhD
Verified Verified
Granite Bay, CA 95746
Is it Time for Sexual Harmony in Your Life? Whether you or your loved one is dealing with personal sexual issues that seem insurmountable or recovering from a physical trauma; when you have sat alone with your worry and pain until you think there is no hope, you need to talk to someone who can help in a safe and nurturing environment, I can help you. - Improving intimacy and sexuality within your relationship - Sexual impact of medical conditions - Sexual/Spiritual conflicts - Sexual obsessions - Sexual orientation issues - Intimacy & aging - Women's groups
Is it Time for Sexual Harmony in Your Life? Whether you or your loved one is dealing with personal sexual issues that seem insurmountable or recovering from a physical trauma; when you have sat alone with your worry and pain until you think there is no hope, you need to talk to someone who can help in a safe and nurturing environment, I can help you. - Improving intimacy and sexuality within your relationship - Sexual impact of medical conditions - Sexual/Spiritual conflicts - Sexual obsessions - Sexual orientation issues - Intimacy & aging - Women's groups
(916) 259-3974 View (916) 259-3974
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Paige G. Thornton
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT
Verified Verified
Granite Bay, CA 95746
How do I choose the right therapist for me? What if I don't like my therapist? Aren't all therapist the same? Research continues to show that good fit is the most important factor to a successful outcome and choosing the right clinical expert is fundamental. Not all clinicians are the same. Education, experience and clinical expertise are distinguishing factors. My long time practice focuses on treating individuals and couples who are addressing stress management, relationship satisfaction, anxiety, depression, trauma, or phase of life adjustment such as divorce, parenting, teen parent relationship or school/work challenges.
How do I choose the right therapist for me? What if I don't like my therapist? Aren't all therapist the same? Research continues to show that good fit is the most important factor to a successful outcome and choosing the right clinical expert is fundamental. Not all clinicians are the same. Education, experience and clinical expertise are distinguishing factors. My long time practice focuses on treating individuals and couples who are addressing stress management, relationship satisfaction, anxiety, depression, trauma, or phase of life adjustment such as divorce, parenting, teen parent relationship or school/work challenges.
(916) 945-9479 View (916) 945-9479
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Jennifer Danielle Huber
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT
Verified Verified
Granite Bay, CA 95746
I understand that seeking treatment can be a process fraught with complications and concerns but seeking treatment can be a life changing and rewarding process. My goal is to provide a safe environment where we can take part in the treatment process together to reach your goals. My approach is centered around your needs and treatment will be tailored as such. Your goals will serve as our guide and the path to healing will be bespoke to you. I look forward to working with you to in a calming, nonjudgmental, and engaging environment so you can leave therapy living a life with true agency.
I understand that seeking treatment can be a process fraught with complications and concerns but seeking treatment can be a life changing and rewarding process. My goal is to provide a safe environment where we can take part in the treatment process together to reach your goals. My approach is centered around your needs and treatment will be tailored as such. Your goals will serve as our guide and the path to healing will be bespoke to you. I look forward to working with you to in a calming, nonjudgmental, and engaging environment so you can leave therapy living a life with true agency.
(916) 237-9456 View (916) 237-9456
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Dr. Alexandra McDowell
Psychologist, PsyD
Verified Verified
Granite Bay, CA 95746  (Online Only)
Hi! I’m so glad you took the first step and are reaching out for additional support. Although it can seem a bit overwhelming, therapy can be deeply enriching and one of the most rewarding things you can do for yourself. My goal is to provide a safe and comfortable environment where we can focus on making meaningful changes in your life. I take a holistic therapy approach, which aims to treat an individual as a whole and emphasizes the relationship between mind, body and spirit to support health and healing and help uncover and address the root causes of your concerns, rather than just the symptoms so you can live a life of peace.
Hi! I’m so glad you took the first step and are reaching out for additional support. Although it can seem a bit overwhelming, therapy can be deeply enriching and one of the most rewarding things you can do for yourself. My goal is to provide a safe and comfortable environment where we can focus on making meaningful changes in your life. I take a holistic therapy approach, which aims to treat an individual as a whole and emphasizes the relationship between mind, body and spirit to support health and healing and help uncover and address the root causes of your concerns, rather than just the symptoms so you can live a life of peace.
(916) 656-0577 View (916) 656-0577
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Audrey Schoen
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT
Verified Verified
11 Endorsed
Granite Bay, CA 95746  (Online Only)
What if one session could make all the difference? You might have tried therapy before but felt like it was focused just on “coping”...not on actually getting to the root of the issue. You can't seem to shake the lingering feeling that, no matter what, you're just not good enough. You’re ready to go deep and put your anxiety, depression, trauma, and triggers to rest for good. Brainspotting (BSP) and Accelerated Resolution Therapy (ART) offer fast, gentle, and highly effective relief, without the need to talk about your problems in detail. It’s time to move past the triggers and patterns that have been holding you back far too long.
What if one session could make all the difference? You might have tried therapy before but felt like it was focused just on “coping”...not on actually getting to the root of the issue. You can't seem to shake the lingering feeling that, no matter what, you're just not good enough. You’re ready to go deep and put your anxiety, depression, trauma, and triggers to rest for good. Brainspotting (BSP) and Accelerated Resolution Therapy (ART) offer fast, gentle, and highly effective relief, without the need to talk about your problems in detail. It’s time to move past the triggers and patterns that have been holding you back far too long.
(916) 713-3077 View (916) 713-3077
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Dr. Holly Spotts
Psychologist, PsyD
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Granite Bay, CA 95746  (Online Only)
You’re exhausted. You work hard to keep the people in your life happy, but you can’t help but feel unfulfilled, overwhelmed and unappreciated yourself. So, you try harder and give more, but it doesn’t feel like you’ll ever be enough. You keep up the façade that everything’s okay, but beneath the surface, you feel stuck in a prison of chronic guilt, worry and self-criticism. The constant swallowing of your own truth for others’ approval has left you empty. And the truth is, its lonely in there where no one sees the real you.
You’re exhausted. You work hard to keep the people in your life happy, but you can’t help but feel unfulfilled, overwhelmed and unappreciated yourself. So, you try harder and give more, but it doesn’t feel like you’ll ever be enough. You keep up the façade that everything’s okay, but beneath the surface, you feel stuck in a prison of chronic guilt, worry and self-criticism. The constant swallowing of your own truth for others’ approval has left you empty. And the truth is, its lonely in there where no one sees the real you.
(916) 318-3362 View (916) 318-3362
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Mind-Body Integrative Therapy
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, PPSC
Verified Verified
Granite Bay, CA 95746  (Online Only)
When your Autonomic Nervous System (ANS) is perpetually alerted to be in a survival state (due to various life stressors) you might notice symptoms such as chronic fatigue, adrenal deficiency, perpetual irritability, trouble with sleeping, digestive issues, various mental health challenges and the list goes on. Holistic approaches to wellness that incorporate body-brain based therapy models get at the root of these issues and begin turning down the dial on your ANS so that you can live a longer, healthier life.
When your Autonomic Nervous System (ANS) is perpetually alerted to be in a survival state (due to various life stressors) you might notice symptoms such as chronic fatigue, adrenal deficiency, perpetual irritability, trouble with sleeping, digestive issues, various mental health challenges and the list goes on. Holistic approaches to wellness that incorporate body-brain based therapy models get at the root of these issues and begin turning down the dial on your ANS so that you can live a longer, healthier life.
(530) 203-6852 View (530) 203-6852
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Sara Kassabian
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT
Verified Verified
Granite Bay, CA 95746  (Online Only)
I had the desire placed in my heart very early on to help those struggling and unable to experience life at its best. I believe that no matter what it is that you are facing, with proper support it is not too big to be dealt with. Although you may feel alone in your situation, there is always hope and healing waiting for you if you just reach out.
I had the desire placed in my heart very early on to help those struggling and unable to experience life at its best. I believe that no matter what it is that you are facing, with proper support it is not too big to be dealt with. Although you may feel alone in your situation, there is always hope and healing waiting for you if you just reach out.
(916) 586-7121 View (916) 586-7121
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Jilleen Jarrett
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, MSW
Verified Verified
Granite Bay, CA 95746  (Online Only)
It's exhausting to feel overwhelmed! Some days it feels like one more thing will push you over the edge. While you know that the constant state of stress is not healthy, you don't know what other options you have with everything that's on your plate. It could be from the stress of parenting, being a caregiver for a loved one, or just a life that feels unmanageable. It often feels impossible to appreciate or enjoy what you have because you are stuck with too much to handle on any given day. You know there's another way, but you haven't been able to consistently get there. You are frustrated and tired of feeling this way.
It's exhausting to feel overwhelmed! Some days it feels like one more thing will push you over the edge. While you know that the constant state of stress is not healthy, you don't know what other options you have with everything that's on your plate. It could be from the stress of parenting, being a caregiver for a loved one, or just a life that feels unmanageable. It often feels impossible to appreciate or enjoy what you have because you are stuck with too much to handle on any given day. You know there's another way, but you haven't been able to consistently get there. You are frustrated and tired of feeling this way.
(916) 398-2145 View (916) 398-2145
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Indigena Counseling and Wellness Center
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, SEP
Verified Verified
3 Endorsed
Granite Bay, CA 95746
Indigena provides intensives for groups, teams and individuals. We offer a bottom up approach which supports lasting results via tapping directly into the regulating centers of the brain. Indigena offers brain & nervous system-based approaches which tap into body's own innate mechanisms for healing. We offer an integrative individualized approach with both a therapy & wellness center in one place that will support movement towards healthier connection, trauma resolution, self-understanding, self-care, burnout prevention, stress reduction, increased awareness of mind/body connection & improved relationships.
Indigena provides intensives for groups, teams and individuals. We offer a bottom up approach which supports lasting results via tapping directly into the regulating centers of the brain. Indigena offers brain & nervous system-based approaches which tap into body's own innate mechanisms for healing. We offer an integrative individualized approach with both a therapy & wellness center in one place that will support movement towards healthier connection, trauma resolution, self-understanding, self-care, burnout prevention, stress reduction, increased awareness of mind/body connection & improved relationships.
(279) 465-0341 View (279) 465-0341
Photo of Jessica Thompson (Formerly Harter), Psychologist in Granite Bay, CA
Jessica Thompson (Formerly Harter)
Psychologist, PsyD
Verified Verified
Granite Bay, CA 95746
Making the decision to attend therapy is difficult for most people. Regardless of what you are struggling with, the decision to ask for help is often very challenging. In reality, this choice is life changing. Life no longer has to be filled with depression, anxiety, traumatic memories, emotional numbing with substances, or coping skills that just seem like they are not working. Sometimes, we just need someone to listen. Collaboratively, we can strengthen your natural skills while implementing new ones. We can overcome the barriers that block you from having the motivation and energy to reach your personal goals.
Making the decision to attend therapy is difficult for most people. Regardless of what you are struggling with, the decision to ask for help is often very challenging. In reality, this choice is life changing. Life no longer has to be filled with depression, anxiety, traumatic memories, emotional numbing with substances, or coping skills that just seem like they are not working. Sometimes, we just need someone to listen. Collaboratively, we can strengthen your natural skills while implementing new ones. We can overcome the barriers that block you from having the motivation and energy to reach your personal goals.
(916) 899-3507 View (916) 899-3507
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Hearts Landing Ranch
Marriage & Family Therapist
Verified Verified
Granite Bay, CA 95746
Heart Landing Ranch is devoted to its clients by providing a peaceful environment to hold our therapy sessions. As an Equine-Assisted Learning and Psychotherapy Non-Profit, we are able to offer an amazing team of nine horses and several licensed & intern therapists and mentors, who work together to help meet individuals' needs. This unique version of therapy is an effective way for clients to learn how to connect and communicate with their therapist. The horse is like a bridge, and connecting with him or her can often teach an individual how to connect with the people around them.
Heart Landing Ranch is devoted to its clients by providing a peaceful environment to hold our therapy sessions. As an Equine-Assisted Learning and Psychotherapy Non-Profit, we are able to offer an amazing team of nine horses and several licensed & intern therapists and mentors, who work together to help meet individuals' needs. This unique version of therapy is an effective way for clients to learn how to connect and communicate with their therapist. The horse is like a bridge, and connecting with him or her can often teach an individual how to connect with the people around them.
(279) 529-8279 View (279) 529-8279
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Christine Bennetts
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, PMH-C
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Granite Bay, CA 95746
As you start on the path to motherhood are you feeling anxious, sad, perhaps ashamed or just not yourself? And asking yourself, why do I feel this way? It can be frustrating, draining, overwhelming, and at times heartbreaking. This is likely not how you thought it would be. It feels like it should be a natural, seamless process filled with joyous moments. Unfortunately, it's often not the reality and I am here to support you regardless of where you are in this journey. Imagine how it would feel to be the best version of yourself. To enter motherhood feeling confident, happy, and calm. Together we will get you there.
As you start on the path to motherhood are you feeling anxious, sad, perhaps ashamed or just not yourself? And asking yourself, why do I feel this way? It can be frustrating, draining, overwhelming, and at times heartbreaking. This is likely not how you thought it would be. It feels like it should be a natural, seamless process filled with joyous moments. Unfortunately, it's often not the reality and I am here to support you regardless of where you are in this journey. Imagine how it would feel to be the best version of yourself. To enter motherhood feeling confident, happy, and calm. Together we will get you there.
(530) 203-8371 View (530) 203-8371
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Virginia Chavez
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPCC, MS, PPS
Verified Verified
Granite Bay, CA 95746
Anxiety can give us all the feels… and not the pleasant ones. Overwhelm, exhaustion, panic, nervousness, distraction… you name it, Anxiety is a big deal. It can keep us from doing the things we love, spending time with family and friends, and keeps us from our day to day responsibilities. In therapy, you will learn skillful responses to anxiety… ‘cause let’s be real.. anxiety isn’t going away. So let’s find out how to to beat anxiety and win your life back. Because you are worth it!
Anxiety can give us all the feels… and not the pleasant ones. Overwhelm, exhaustion, panic, nervousness, distraction… you name it, Anxiety is a big deal. It can keep us from doing the things we love, spending time with family and friends, and keeps us from our day to day responsibilities. In therapy, you will learn skillful responses to anxiety… ‘cause let’s be real.. anxiety isn’t going away. So let’s find out how to to beat anxiety and win your life back. Because you are worth it!
(916) 280-0237 View (916) 280-0237
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Lisa Salas
Marriage & Family Therapist Associate, AMFT, APCC, MA
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Granite Bay, CA 95746  (Online Only)
Are you feeling lost or overwhelmed by life’s unexpected challenges? You’re not alone. As a registered associate therapist, I’m committed to treating the whole person, not just their symptoms. Whether it’s anxiety, trauma, or any other struggle, I’m here to guide you through difficult times. You can explore, grow, and heal in my safe, nonjudgmental space. My approach is rooted in compassion, empathy, and the belief that everyone possesses the inner strength to overcome obstacles. Recognizing your uniqueness, I view our therapeutic journey as a collaborative partnership in which clients will be well-informed of treatment options.
Are you feeling lost or overwhelmed by life’s unexpected challenges? You’re not alone. As a registered associate therapist, I’m committed to treating the whole person, not just their symptoms. Whether it’s anxiety, trauma, or any other struggle, I’m here to guide you through difficult times. You can explore, grow, and heal in my safe, nonjudgmental space. My approach is rooted in compassion, empathy, and the belief that everyone possesses the inner strength to overcome obstacles. Recognizing your uniqueness, I view our therapeutic journey as a collaborative partnership in which clients will be well-informed of treatment options.
(916) 545-1813 View (916) 545-1813
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Kira Christensen
Licensed Educational Psychologist, MS, LEP
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Granite Bay, CA 95746
If school is a constant struggle, or if you wonder if there's something else going on, like ADHD, anxiety, depression, dyslexia or other type of learning disability getting in the way of learning, you may be frustrated. I provide diagnostic assessments that find the reasons that explain the difficulties, and provide necessary recommendations. I'm able to determine the presence of learning disabilities including dyslexia, dysgraphia, dyscalculia, attention deficits such as ADHD, and other disabilities in order to provide solution focused recommendations and supports.
If school is a constant struggle, or if you wonder if there's something else going on, like ADHD, anxiety, depression, dyslexia or other type of learning disability getting in the way of learning, you may be frustrated. I provide diagnostic assessments that find the reasons that explain the difficulties, and provide necessary recommendations. I'm able to determine the presence of learning disabilities including dyslexia, dysgraphia, dyscalculia, attention deficits such as ADHD, and other disabilities in order to provide solution focused recommendations and supports.
(279) 300-1538 View (279) 300-1538
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Heather Peterson
Marriage & Family Therapist, MS, LMFT
Verified Verified
4 Endorsed
Granite Bay, CA 95746
The search for a therapist can be difficult, so I am very glad you're here. I have over 15 years of experience in treating children and adolescents through an attachment and relational parent-child lens. I incorporate parenting support into each session in order to best support both you and your child. Much of my therapy with children also includes family therapy as I view parents and families as an integral part of treatment. When working with adults, the work tends to be longer term. I use an attachment and values based lens to get to the core of what my clients are struggling with in order to create new, healthier patterns.
The search for a therapist can be difficult, so I am very glad you're here. I have over 15 years of experience in treating children and adolescents through an attachment and relational parent-child lens. I incorporate parenting support into each session in order to best support both you and your child. Much of my therapy with children also includes family therapy as I view parents and families as an integral part of treatment. When working with adults, the work tends to be longer term. I use an attachment and values based lens to get to the core of what my clients are struggling with in order to create new, healthier patterns.
(279) 400-1551 View (279) 400-1551
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Kimberly A Greene, LMFT
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT, CCTP
Verified Verified
Granite Bay, CA 95746  (Online Only)
I offer warm, insightful, and collaborative psychotherapy to help my clients change behaviors and patterns, become unstuck, and improve the quality of their life & relationships. My work focuses on major issues including trauma, couples & families in crisis, separation/divorce, attachment, abandonment, grief & loss, life transitions, intimacy issues, anxiety & depression, spirituality, and premarital counseling. My goal is to help adolescents, individuals, couples & families find healthier ways of communicating, heal from their past and to regain the ability to live fully with themselves as well as others.
I offer warm, insightful, and collaborative psychotherapy to help my clients change behaviors and patterns, become unstuck, and improve the quality of their life & relationships. My work focuses on major issues including trauma, couples & families in crisis, separation/divorce, attachment, abandonment, grief & loss, life transitions, intimacy issues, anxiety & depression, spirituality, and premarital counseling. My goal is to help adolescents, individuals, couples & families find healthier ways of communicating, heal from their past and to regain the ability to live fully with themselves as well as others.
(916) 378-4269 View (916) 378-4269
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Elizabeth Davis
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT, BCBA
Verified Verified
Granite Bay, CA 95746
Hello. Welcome to my Psychology Today website. Many people face challenges in their relationships with a loved one, a friend or at work and sometimes with concerns related to personal goals or careers. If you are like most people these challenges may leave you feeling overwhelmed, depressed or anxious! You may be wanting to talk with someone you can trust; someone from whom you can really get help. Most people find that speaking with a Counselor who understands their situation and who has the experience to provide them with insight and specific skills can help to gently guide them to the peace and happiness they want and deserve.
Hello. Welcome to my Psychology Today website. Many people face challenges in their relationships with a loved one, a friend or at work and sometimes with concerns related to personal goals or careers. If you are like most people these challenges may leave you feeling overwhelmed, depressed or anxious! You may be wanting to talk with someone you can trust; someone from whom you can really get help. Most people find that speaking with a Counselor who understands their situation and who has the experience to provide them with insight and specific skills can help to gently guide them to the peace and happiness they want and deserve.
(916) 287-1775 View (916) 287-1775
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Kara Walsh
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, PPS, LMFT
Verified Verified
Granite Bay, CA 95746
Not accepting new clients
Being a teenager is hard. Being a teenager in today’s society is exceptionally hard. The social climate has changed as the years have gone by and being born into the digital age has changed brain chemistry and altered the social climate. An aligned client for my practice includes families and individuals looking to thrive during this modern and confusing age. I help families navigate depression and anxiety as a result of toxic online culture in the age of influencers, social media and bullying. I facilitate growth through coping skills and awareness to become more resilient during this ever changing time of technology dependency
Being a teenager is hard. Being a teenager in today’s society is exceptionally hard. The social climate has changed as the years have gone by and being born into the digital age has changed brain chemistry and altered the social climate. An aligned client for my practice includes families and individuals looking to thrive during this modern and confusing age. I help families navigate depression and anxiety as a result of toxic online culture in the age of influencers, social media and bullying. I facilitate growth through coping skills and awareness to become more resilient during this ever changing time of technology dependency
(530) 450-2585 View (530) 450-2585

How does your Therapist compare?

Number of Therapists in Granite Bay, CA

100+

Average cost per session

$160

Therapists in Granite Bay, CA who prioritize treating:

98% Anxiety
93% Depression
78% Relationship Issues
70% Self Esteem
70% Stress
69% Trauma and PTSD
67% Grief

Average years in practice

13 Years

Top 3 insurances accepted

52% Aetna
36% Optum
34% Other

How Therapists in Granite Bay, CA see their clients

79% In Person and Online
21% Online Only

Gender breakdown

82% Female
17% Male
1% Non-Binary
FAQs - About Therapy and Counseling

How can I find a therapist in Granite Bay?

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.