Therapists in Madera, CA

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Janelle Raynor
LPCC
Verified
Madera, CA 93636  (Online Only)
Waitlist for new clients
Your decision to evolve your place in the world is one of courage, vulnerability, and commitment. We work on action steps so that you make real, lasting changes in your life. We create space for awareness of stressors, habits, and unconscious life patterns so that you actively heal, create, and live your authentic soul-centered life. My clinical focus includes: CPTSD; Borderline Personality Disorder; neurodivergent women; dissociative & depersonalization disorders; disordered attachment; co-dependence; religious trauma; adult children of emotionally immature parents; binge eating & risky behaviors as trauma coping, among others.
Your decision to evolve your place in the world is one of courage, vulnerability, and commitment. We work on action steps so that you make real, lasting changes in your life. We create space for awareness of stressors, habits, and unconscious life patterns so that you actively heal, create, and live your authentic soul-centered life. My clinical focus includes: CPTSD; Borderline Personality Disorder; neurodivergent women; dissociative & depersonalization disorders; disordered attachment; co-dependence; religious trauma; adult children of emotionally immature parents; binge eating & risky behaviors as trauma coping, among others.
(559) 934-4692 View (559) 934-4692
Lisa Criswell
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified
Madera, CA 93638
I work collaboratively with clients to help them recognize their own strengths to overcome challenges. I have worked with survivors of trauma for over 5 years and find it rewarding to help them process and deal with pain from these traumas and past experiences. My goal is to provide a safe and supportive environment for clients to explore their emotions and address their needs. I use a client-centered approach that focuses on the client's identified values and needs and focuses on building motivation, helping client's grow, and teaching healthy coping skills that will help them work through stressful and difficult life situations.
I work collaboratively with clients to help them recognize their own strengths to overcome challenges. I have worked with survivors of trauma for over 5 years and find it rewarding to help them process and deal with pain from these traumas and past experiences. My goal is to provide a safe and supportive environment for clients to explore their emotions and address their needs. I use a client-centered approach that focuses on the client's identified values and needs and focuses on building motivation, helping client's grow, and teaching healthy coping skills that will help them work through stressful and difficult life situations.
(559) 236-5379 View (559) 236-5379
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Ranchos Counseling Services
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, PPSC
Verified
Madera, CA 93636
Thank you for taking the time to see what supportive services there are for you or your family. I am Brooke Durrell, owner of Ranchos Counseling. Are you feeling frustrated and stuck in your current situation? Want to have more energy and motivation to move forward but don't know how? Do you feel overwhelmed and have trouble coping with life stressors? Or concerned about your child’s well-being? I enjoy helping children, youth, adults & families through difficult times in their lives. I specialize working with people who are struggling with anxiety, depression, anger, trauma, grief, low self esteem, and life transition issues.
Thank you for taking the time to see what supportive services there are for you or your family. I am Brooke Durrell, owner of Ranchos Counseling. Are you feeling frustrated and stuck in your current situation? Want to have more energy and motivation to move forward but don't know how? Do you feel overwhelmed and have trouble coping with life stressors? Or concerned about your child’s well-being? I enjoy helping children, youth, adults & families through difficult times in their lives. I specialize working with people who are struggling with anxiety, depression, anger, trauma, grief, low self esteem, and life transition issues.
(559) 234-3205 View (559) 234-3205
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Allison Eldridge-Malan
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified
Madera, CA 93638
Hello, I'm Allison Malan. I am an LCSW, I have been practicing as a Social Worker since 2016, and as a Clinical Social Worker since 2018. I am newly licensed by the state of California. I have worked in the healthcare field for the past 6 years, part of that working in a hospital setting supporting people with acute, chronic and serious/terminal illnesses. My approach to therapy is eclectic. I believe we all hold the strength and wisdom to thrive in the world, but that living in a society that in itself is sick and tired, starts to break us down and leaves us feeling like we are not enough.
Hello, I'm Allison Malan. I am an LCSW, I have been practicing as a Social Worker since 2016, and as a Clinical Social Worker since 2018. I am newly licensed by the state of California. I have worked in the healthcare field for the past 6 years, part of that working in a hospital setting supporting people with acute, chronic and serious/terminal illnesses. My approach to therapy is eclectic. I believe we all hold the strength and wisdom to thrive in the world, but that living in a society that in itself is sick and tired, starts to break us down and leaves us feeling like we are not enough.
(559) 234-0501 View (559) 234-0501
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Carmi Ruiz
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified
Madera, CA 93637
Hi! My name is Carmi Ruiz and I'm a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. I'm based in Washington state and licensed in both California and Washington but I'm working statewide with California clients via telehealth. I work with adults and older adults, and I specialize in PTSD, anxiety and depression. My specialty population has historically been military, from active duty to spouse, to Veteran, however I also enjoy working with general population.
Hi! My name is Carmi Ruiz and I'm a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. I'm based in Washington state and licensed in both California and Washington but I'm working statewide with California clients via telehealth. I work with adults and older adults, and I specialize in PTSD, anxiety and depression. My specialty population has historically been military, from active duty to spouse, to Veteran, however I also enjoy working with general population.
(559) 316-5846 View (559) 316-5846
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Jennifer LaFleur
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT
Verified
Madera, CA 93636
Hello, I am Jennifer LaFleur, a Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist, who works with individuals and specializes in adults working through life transitions, stress management, and relationship issues. I use a client-centered approach, which is collaborative, genuine, and nonjudgmental. My goal is to help empower clients to deepen their awareness of self, facilitate personal growth, build healthier relationships, and overcome emotional and mental obstacles.
Hello, I am Jennifer LaFleur, a Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist, who works with individuals and specializes in adults working through life transitions, stress management, and relationship issues. I use a client-centered approach, which is collaborative, genuine, and nonjudgmental. My goal is to help empower clients to deepen their awareness of self, facilitate personal growth, build healthier relationships, and overcome emotional and mental obstacles.
(559) 404-6198 View (559) 404-6198
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Janelle Raynor
Counselor, LPCC
Verified
Madera, CA 93636  (Online Only)
Waitlist for new clients
Your decision to evolve the way you see the world, and your place in it, is one of courage, vulnerability, and commitment. We sit together in presence and curiosity so that each session is a safe, nurturing space which allows you to hear and trust your inner healer and your own deep wisdom. We use our sessions to resolve chronic stressors, habits, and self-sabotaging life patterns so that you actively create and thrive in your authentic life.
Your decision to evolve the way you see the world, and your place in it, is one of courage, vulnerability, and commitment. We sit together in presence and curiosity so that each session is a safe, nurturing space which allows you to hear and trust your inner healer and your own deep wisdom. We use our sessions to resolve chronic stressors, habits, and self-sabotaging life patterns so that you actively create and thrive in your authentic life.
(559) 702-0491 View (559) 702-0491
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Suzanne Volkas
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT
Verified
Madera, CA 93638
I am Suzanne Volkas, LMFT. I am here to help you overcome the obstacles that have kept you from living a satisfying and meaningful life. I believe that a supportive therapeutic relationship can be the starting point, from which many life issues can be addressed and healed. I am insightful and gentle, yet firm and confrontative, when appropriate. I am encouraging, nurturing, and have a deep capacity for empathy. I am committed to your growth and the changes you want to make in your life. I welcome your thoughts and questions. Please feel free to contact me for a free 15-minute phone consultation to see if we are a good fit.
I am Suzanne Volkas, LMFT. I am here to help you overcome the obstacles that have kept you from living a satisfying and meaningful life. I believe that a supportive therapeutic relationship can be the starting point, from which many life issues can be addressed and healed. I am insightful and gentle, yet firm and confrontative, when appropriate. I am encouraging, nurturing, and have a deep capacity for empathy. I am committed to your growth and the changes you want to make in your life. I welcome your thoughts and questions. Please feel free to contact me for a free 15-minute phone consultation to see if we are a good fit.
(559) 530-8149 View (559) 530-8149
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Rebecca Brisky
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT
Verified
Madera, CA 93637
I fully believe that life is a journey, and therapy is a way to explore where we've been, where we're at, and where we're going. You are the expert in your life, and no one else is able to experience it the way you have. However, through therapy, a new understanding of self and dedication to developing healthier ways to cope and manage could benefit anyone. In therapy, you are in the driver's seat deciding where, when, and how we get there, and as a therapist, I am there to guide you and aid in exploration.
I fully believe that life is a journey, and therapy is a way to explore where we've been, where we're at, and where we're going. You are the expert in your life, and no one else is able to experience it the way you have. However, through therapy, a new understanding of self and dedication to developing healthier ways to cope and manage could benefit anyone. In therapy, you are in the driver's seat deciding where, when, and how we get there, and as a therapist, I am there to guide you and aid in exploration.
(559) 235-7165 View (559) 235-7165
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Nicholas Giotto
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT
Verified
Madera, CA 93638
Hello! My name is Nicholas Giotto. I am a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist. I am passionate to have the privilege of helping others to navigate life’s challenges. I take a balanced approach to therapy, meeting individuals wherever they are in their journey of positive mental health. Sometimes that involves examining the past through a psychodynamic lens; other times taking a here-and-now view to make change using Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) or other mindfulness-based approaches.
Hello! My name is Nicholas Giotto. I am a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist. I am passionate to have the privilege of helping others to navigate life’s challenges. I take a balanced approach to therapy, meeting individuals wherever they are in their journey of positive mental health. Sometimes that involves examining the past through a psychodynamic lens; other times taking a here-and-now view to make change using Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) or other mindfulness-based approaches.
(559) 702-5623 View (559) 702-5623
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Katheryn McDonough
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified
Madera, CA 93637
Hello! My name is Katy McDonough, I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. I use modalities such as EMDR to treat large and small trauma. I also use CBT, Mindfulness and others to address concerns of Depression, Anxiety and other behavioral concerns. My therapeutic approach is an eclectic one, my primary focus is to ensure my patients needs are being met, whether that be from a Humanistic approach, Cognitive or others. My focus is whole person care through a trauma informed lense. have experience with several populations and diagnoses, including trauma, Depression, Anxiety, Bipolar Disorder, Schizophrenia and others.
Hello! My name is Katy McDonough, I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. I use modalities such as EMDR to treat large and small trauma. I also use CBT, Mindfulness and others to address concerns of Depression, Anxiety and other behavioral concerns. My therapeutic approach is an eclectic one, my primary focus is to ensure my patients needs are being met, whether that be from a Humanistic approach, Cognitive or others. My focus is whole person care through a trauma informed lense. have experience with several populations and diagnoses, including trauma, Depression, Anxiety, Bipolar Disorder, Schizophrenia and others.
(559) 533-6771 View (559) 533-6771
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Ginger Wilkerson
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT
Verified
Madera, CA 93638
Hello, my name is Dr. Ginger Lavender Wilkerson, a licensed marriage and family therapist, helping you to heal, grow and thrive. I am passionate about helping you reach the next level in your wellness journey. I am a Christian-based therapist and want to see you live the Abundant life promised to you. I counsel both teen girls and women of color through their journey to wellness. I approach therapy through a client-centered lens and believe in helping you progress at your own pace. I utilize collective narrative therapy, CBT, and solution-based approaches to help you grow from where you are to where you want to be.
Hello, my name is Dr. Ginger Lavender Wilkerson, a licensed marriage and family therapist, helping you to heal, grow and thrive. I am passionate about helping you reach the next level in your wellness journey. I am a Christian-based therapist and want to see you live the Abundant life promised to you. I counsel both teen girls and women of color through their journey to wellness. I approach therapy through a client-centered lens and believe in helping you progress at your own pace. I utilize collective narrative therapy, CBT, and solution-based approaches to help you grow from where you are to where you want to be.
(559) 272-4659 View (559) 272-4659
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Kyrr Christoffersen
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT
Verified
Madera, CA 93638
My name is Kyrr Christoffersen; I am a Licensed Marriage Marriage and Family therapist. I have worked in the field of addiction collectively for over 7 years. I specialize in family dynamics and patterns to assist clients in recognizing of their behavioral patterns, beliefs, and resources that may be affecting their lives. I believe that my presence and style of therapy work best with young adults and individuals in transitionary phases of life. Often these individuals present with anxiety, depression, substance abuse, and disordered eating.
My name is Kyrr Christoffersen; I am a Licensed Marriage Marriage and Family therapist. I have worked in the field of addiction collectively for over 7 years. I specialize in family dynamics and patterns to assist clients in recognizing of their behavioral patterns, beliefs, and resources that may be affecting their lives. I believe that my presence and style of therapy work best with young adults and individuals in transitionary phases of life. Often these individuals present with anxiety, depression, substance abuse, and disordered eating.
(559) 821-5834 View (559) 821-5834
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Alyssa Burnham
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified
Madera, CA 93637
Hi, I'm Alissa! My name is Alissa Burnham, Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) and Certified Perinatal Mental Health therapist. I work with individuals across the life span with a focus on treating perinatal clients and young adults 18 - 25 yo. A blend of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Mindfulness coupled with an anti-oppression framework supports clients in finding clarity, building on existing inner resources and increasing well being with self and others.
Hi, I'm Alissa! My name is Alissa Burnham, Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) and Certified Perinatal Mental Health therapist. I work with individuals across the life span with a focus on treating perinatal clients and young adults 18 - 25 yo. A blend of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Mindfulness coupled with an anti-oppression framework supports clients in finding clarity, building on existing inner resources and increasing well being with self and others.
(559) 245-0426 View (559) 245-0426
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Henri Koroveshi
Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Verified
Madera, CA 93636
Hello, I'm Henri Koroveshi, a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. I have helped people with addiction, ADHD, anxiety, depression, trauma and PTSD, and have experience working in Military Health Care, Acute Care, Behavioral Health, and Children and Family Welfare. I provide clinical consultation and treatment in an integrated healthcare environment regarding family interactions, sociocultural factors, and community resources. I am skilled in Motivational Interviewing, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Strength Based Therapy, and Crisis Intervention.
Hello, I'm Henri Koroveshi, a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. I have helped people with addiction, ADHD, anxiety, depression, trauma and PTSD, and have experience working in Military Health Care, Acute Care, Behavioral Health, and Children and Family Welfare. I provide clinical consultation and treatment in an integrated healthcare environment regarding family interactions, sociocultural factors, and community resources. I am skilled in Motivational Interviewing, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Strength Based Therapy, and Crisis Intervention.
(559) 364-3992 View (559) 364-3992
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Ricardo Reyes
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT
Verified
Madera, CA 93638
When individuals experience unexpected ups and downs in the world and are challenged to put equilibrium back in their life, I have been there to assist in helping them find balance in life again. I have worked with individuals suffering from trauma, anxiety, depression, addiction, grief, coming out, or unexpected changes in life. My desire is to help individuals rise above to reach their potential and feel good about themselves again.
When individuals experience unexpected ups and downs in the world and are challenged to put equilibrium back in their life, I have been there to assist in helping them find balance in life again. I have worked with individuals suffering from trauma, anxiety, depression, addiction, grief, coming out, or unexpected changes in life. My desire is to help individuals rise above to reach their potential and feel good about themselves again.
(559) 934-5247 View (559) 934-5247
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Lisa Harris
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT
Verified
Madera, CA 93638
Hi, I am Lisa Harris, Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist. I enjoy getting to know you as a client and working off your strengths and goals. I want to see you succeed in your relational goals. I work with children, adults, and couples. I am most comfortable treating relational issues as well as depression/anxiety. I utilized a Trust Based relational Intervention with a solution focused as well as a cognitive behavioral approach.
Hi, I am Lisa Harris, Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist. I enjoy getting to know you as a client and working off your strengths and goals. I want to see you succeed in your relational goals. I work with children, adults, and couples. I am most comfortable treating relational issues as well as depression/anxiety. I utilized a Trust Based relational Intervention with a solution focused as well as a cognitive behavioral approach.
(559) 546-4801 View (559) 546-4801
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EnGauging Minds
Psychologist, PhD
Verified
Madera, CA 93636  (Online Only)
I work with client's that are dealing with anxiety and depression. Together we will work to achieve the quality of life you strive for. I also work with clients who are preparing to have surgical procedures and need a psychological assessment for clearance.
I work with client's that are dealing with anxiety and depression. Together we will work to achieve the quality of life you strive for. I also work with clients who are preparing to have surgical procedures and need a psychological assessment for clearance.
(559) 754-0328 View (559) 754-0328
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Connections Family and Behavioral Services
Marriage & Family Therapist, MFT, AMFT, ASW
Verified
Madera, CA 93637
Does the world seem chaotic and to not make sense? Does it seem like you should be able to do more, but just can’t? Does it seem like there are rules to life everyone else knows? Are you exhausted from ‘playing the role' of yourself in your life, trying to ‘do it right'? All families want peace, all individuals want greater ease and understanding in their lives. With over 25 years of providing services to exceptional individuals, I know the importance of having the right support for the need at hand.
Does the world seem chaotic and to not make sense? Does it seem like you should be able to do more, but just can’t? Does it seem like there are rules to life everyone else knows? Are you exhausted from ‘playing the role' of yourself in your life, trying to ‘do it right'? All families want peace, all individuals want greater ease and understanding in their lives. With over 25 years of providing services to exceptional individuals, I know the importance of having the right support for the need at hand.
(559) 517-3902 View (559) 517-3902
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Kathryn Dole
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT
Verified
Madera, CA 93637
Dr. Kathryn Dole, MA, Psy.D. Accepts insurance and private pay. Specializing in depression, anxiety, weight loss and maintenance, children, adolescents, couples, PTSD, recovery, trauma, behavioral and emotional issues, families, families in crisis addiction, and mental health. Hello, I am Dr. Kathryn Dole, I am a Licensed Marriage, Family (and Child) therapist. I am located in the greater Placer and Sacramento area of California and work with a wide variety of clients statewide via telehealth. My 30 years of experience and 28 years of education allow me to specialize in many different areas of mental health.
Dr. Kathryn Dole, MA, Psy.D. Accepts insurance and private pay. Specializing in depression, anxiety, weight loss and maintenance, children, adolescents, couples, PTSD, recovery, trauma, behavioral and emotional issues, families, families in crisis addiction, and mental health. Hello, I am Dr. Kathryn Dole, I am a Licensed Marriage, Family (and Child) therapist. I am located in the greater Placer and Sacramento area of California and work with a wide variety of clients statewide via telehealth. My 30 years of experience and 28 years of education allow me to specialize in many different areas of mental health.
(559) 236-9388 View (559) 236-9388

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Number of Therapists in Madera, CA

100+

Average cost per session

$125

Therapists in Madera, CA who prioritize treating:

89% Depression
87% Anxiety
74% Coping Skills
71% Trauma and PTSD
69% Relationship Issues
67% Self Esteem
66% Stress

Average years in practice

14 Years

Top 3 insurances accepted

77% UnitedHealthcare UHC | UBH
76% Aetna
75% Anthem | Elevance

How Therapists in Madera, CA see their clients

87% In Person and Online
13% Online Only

Gender breakdown

72% Female
28% Male

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How can I find a therapist in Madera?

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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.