Therapists in Haywood Park, San Mateo, CA

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Noma P. Smith
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LCSW
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Haywood Park, San Mateo, CA 94402
Hello, welcome to my profile. I'd like to introduce myself and give you a sense of who I am as a clinician. If you prefer not to read, please don’t hesitate to reach out for a phone consultation. My aim is to help you help yourself. You are both the expert on yourself and you also know what you want more than anyone else. As your therapist I develop an authentic bond to support you in this process of change that you wish to make. I am an advocate for your voice, and your needs at any point along the healing journey. While my job is to guide you through the process, at the end of the day true recovery is your journey.
Hello, welcome to my profile. I'd like to introduce myself and give you a sense of who I am as a clinician. If you prefer not to read, please don’t hesitate to reach out for a phone consultation. My aim is to help you help yourself. You are both the expert on yourself and you also know what you want more than anyone else. As your therapist I develop an authentic bond to support you in this process of change that you wish to make. I am an advocate for your voice, and your needs at any point along the healing journey. While my job is to guide you through the process, at the end of the day true recovery is your journey.
(408) 583-6867 View (408) 583-6867
Photo of Aimee G Jordan, Psychologist in Haywood Park, San Mateo, CA
Aimee G Jordan
Psychologist, PsyD
Verified Verified
2 Endorsed
Haywood Park, San Mateo, CA 94402
Do you want to learn to live in the present with a sense of peace? I want to support you in developing more balance and insight in your life. My holistic approach to therapy will strive to bring you closer to the person you want to be. My mission is to support the well-being of the whole person, thoughts, feelings, behavior, body and spirit. My practice is created out of the desire to provide the highest quality behavioral health care, which promotes wellness and prevention along with treatment.
Do you want to learn to live in the present with a sense of peace? I want to support you in developing more balance and insight in your life. My holistic approach to therapy will strive to bring you closer to the person you want to be. My mission is to support the well-being of the whole person, thoughts, feelings, behavior, body and spirit. My practice is created out of the desire to provide the highest quality behavioral health care, which promotes wellness and prevention along with treatment.
(650) 529-4977 View (650) 529-4977
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Dr. David J Kerner
Psychologist, PsyD, MSW
Verified Verified
Haywood Park, San Mateo, CA 94402  (Online Only)
The change process varies, based on every individual, as does our treatment. I use Psychodynamic techniques (how we’ve been raised to interact with the world and people around us, and which parts of that experience still help us and which parts do not), Behavioral techniques (finding new ways in our lives to incentivize us to move us in more positive directions), Relational approaches (helping us re-define who we want to be with the people in our lives most important to us), and Systems theory (understanding how our race, gender, culture and background have impacted our journey and will play a role moving forward as well).
The change process varies, based on every individual, as does our treatment. I use Psychodynamic techniques (how we’ve been raised to interact with the world and people around us, and which parts of that experience still help us and which parts do not), Behavioral techniques (finding new ways in our lives to incentivize us to move us in more positive directions), Relational approaches (helping us re-define who we want to be with the people in our lives most important to us), and Systems theory (understanding how our race, gender, culture and background have impacted our journey and will play a role moving forward as well).
(650) 502-5741 View (650) 502-5741
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Sunny Choi
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified Verified
2 Endorsed
Haywood Park, San Mateo, CA 94402
Are you feeling stuck? Are you struggling with relationships or work fulfillment? Do you want to feel joyful, satisfied, and less anxious? I care about your well-being and helping you find happiness and balance is my passion. My approach is non-judgmental and collaborative. I can help you understand and change the negative patterns that contribute to your emotional distress. I’ll teach you innovative techniques to enhance your mood, improve your relationships, and live a happier, more meaningful life. As a former corporate high-tech employee, an Asian immigrant, and an LGBTQ person of color, I can relate to many of your struggles.
Are you feeling stuck? Are you struggling with relationships or work fulfillment? Do you want to feel joyful, satisfied, and less anxious? I care about your well-being and helping you find happiness and balance is my passion. My approach is non-judgmental and collaborative. I can help you understand and change the negative patterns that contribute to your emotional distress. I’ll teach you innovative techniques to enhance your mood, improve your relationships, and live a happier, more meaningful life. As a former corporate high-tech employee, an Asian immigrant, and an LGBTQ person of color, I can relate to many of your struggles.
(650) 376-7782 View (650) 376-7782
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Rebecca Kolker Zhang
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT
Verified Verified
Haywood Park, San Mateo, CA 94402
Are you wanting more out of life and hoping your anxiety or relationship issues will resolve? Have you found yourself feeling hopeless, frustrated or unsure about your future? Do you ever experience panic attacks or overwhelming stress? Whatever your reason for seeking help, I want you to know you're not alone and I am here to offer help. I specialize in working with adults and teenagers on issues including anxiety, panic attacks, loneliness, and relationship issues. I also offer couples therapy sessions to help improve communication, build intimacy and learn conflict resolution skills.
Are you wanting more out of life and hoping your anxiety or relationship issues will resolve? Have you found yourself feeling hopeless, frustrated or unsure about your future? Do you ever experience panic attacks or overwhelming stress? Whatever your reason for seeking help, I want you to know you're not alone and I am here to offer help. I specialize in working with adults and teenagers on issues including anxiety, panic attacks, loneliness, and relationship issues. I also offer couples therapy sessions to help improve communication, build intimacy and learn conflict resolution skills.
(650) 629-3383 View (650) 629-3383
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Rachel Chandra
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Haywood Park, San Mateo, CA 94402
There's an authentic self in there. The real you! But life happens, loved ones fail to be who we needed them to be and we adapt. We take on other versions of ourselves to protect us from pain. Maybe a part of you is an Overachiever who will never let you feel failure again or a People-pleaser who will never let you feel loneliness again. I like to help clients get to know these parts, heal them and allow the authentic self to step forward.
There's an authentic self in there. The real you! But life happens, loved ones fail to be who we needed them to be and we adapt. We take on other versions of ourselves to protect us from pain. Maybe a part of you is an Overachiever who will never let you feel failure again or a People-pleaser who will never let you feel loneliness again. I like to help clients get to know these parts, heal them and allow the authentic self to step forward.
(650) 489-9497 View (650) 489-9497
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Mitchell Eckstein
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified Verified
2 Endorsed
Haywood Park, San Mateo, CA 94402
Feeling stuck? I'm here to help. As a caring, licensed mental health therapist with over 30 years of experience, I specialize in helping individuals navigate trauma, anxiety, depression, relationship issues, and feelings of loneliness. Whether you're grappling with your identity, family dynamics, or dissatisfaction at work, you don't have to face it alone. If you're seeking a safe space to share and grow, let's connect and explore how I can support your journey toward healing and fulfillment.
Feeling stuck? I'm here to help. As a caring, licensed mental health therapist with over 30 years of experience, I specialize in helping individuals navigate trauma, anxiety, depression, relationship issues, and feelings of loneliness. Whether you're grappling with your identity, family dynamics, or dissatisfaction at work, you don't have to face it alone. If you're seeking a safe space to share and grow, let's connect and explore how I can support your journey toward healing and fulfillment.
(415) 969-2712 View (415) 969-2712
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Candice Richardson-Solomon
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT, LPCC
Verified Verified
Haywood Park, San Mateo, CA 94402
Not accepting new clients
My approach is to facilitate a discovery process for clients to better understand what they need in order to heal, grow & move forward with their lives. Upon completion, clients have a new way to approach future difficulties that inevitably arise in life. I enjoy having a General practice working with individuals, couples, families, and children. I also have several years of experience working with Survivors of Sexual Assault, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, and other difficulties. In my practice I offer, trauma & attachment focused EMDR, SensoriMotor informed psychotherapy, Family Systems work & more.
My approach is to facilitate a discovery process for clients to better understand what they need in order to heal, grow & move forward with their lives. Upon completion, clients have a new way to approach future difficulties that inevitably arise in life. I enjoy having a General practice working with individuals, couples, families, and children. I also have several years of experience working with Survivors of Sexual Assault, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, and other difficulties. In my practice I offer, trauma & attachment focused EMDR, SensoriMotor informed psychotherapy, Family Systems work & more.
(650) 341-1073 View (650) 341-1073
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Leslie I Nieves
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT
Verified Verified
Haywood Park, San Mateo, CA 94402
I'm passionate about partnering with clients in their healing journey. I work collaboratively with my clients on embracing a new life narrative. I have experience working with couples, families that are in crisis, parenting difficulties, at-risk teens, survivors of domestic violence, individuals experiencing life transitions, as well as clients experiencing depression, anxiety, fears, anger management difficulties, and crisis. I believe you can write a new life narrative as you heal from trauma. Lastly, as you embark on this journey, I believe you can emerge whole, enlightened, and empowered on the other side.
I'm passionate about partnering with clients in their healing journey. I work collaboratively with my clients on embracing a new life narrative. I have experience working with couples, families that are in crisis, parenting difficulties, at-risk teens, survivors of domestic violence, individuals experiencing life transitions, as well as clients experiencing depression, anxiety, fears, anger management difficulties, and crisis. I believe you can write a new life narrative as you heal from trauma. Lastly, as you embark on this journey, I believe you can emerge whole, enlightened, and empowered on the other side.
(650) 517-7974 View (650) 517-7974
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Drae (Andrea) Roth
Marriage & Family Therapist Associate, AMFT, APCC
Verified Verified
Haywood Park, San Mateo, CA 94402
Have you felt different from others growing up? Are you questioning your gender identity or sexual orientation? Navigating coming out to friends or family? Or do you struggle with focusing, making appointments or deadlines on time, or turning many of your great ideas into reality? If so, then you’re not alone. Many people question their gender identity, sexual orientation, or just don’t quite fall into the outdated ways of being that society has laid out, and struggle with what that means for their lives. If any of these questions or statements resonate with you, then you have come to the right place.
Have you felt different from others growing up? Are you questioning your gender identity or sexual orientation? Navigating coming out to friends or family? Or do you struggle with focusing, making appointments or deadlines on time, or turning many of your great ideas into reality? If so, then you’re not alone. Many people question their gender identity, sexual orientation, or just don’t quite fall into the outdated ways of being that society has laid out, and struggle with what that means for their lives. If any of these questions or statements resonate with you, then you have come to the right place.
(650) 332-1292 View (650) 332-1292
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Peter Ehrhorn
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT, #80899
Verified Verified
4 Endorsed
Haywood Park, San Mateo, CA 94402
Are you feeling overwhelmed at work or home? Anxious about the future? Or struggling in your relationship? Trust that you don't have to face these challenges alone. Seeking therapy can be a brave and powerful step towards healing and growth. Together, we'll work to understand your struggles and find healthy, effective ways to navigate them. Whether you're struggling with stress, hopelessness, or relationship issues, know that you have the strength and resilience to overcome these challenges and build a happier, healthier life.
Are you feeling overwhelmed at work or home? Anxious about the future? Or struggling in your relationship? Trust that you don't have to face these challenges alone. Seeking therapy can be a brave and powerful step towards healing and growth. Together, we'll work to understand your struggles and find healthy, effective ways to navigate them. Whether you're struggling with stress, hopelessness, or relationship issues, know that you have the strength and resilience to overcome these challenges and build a happier, healthier life.
(650) 379-6249 View (650) 379-6249
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Marcos Chacon Jr
Marriage & Family Therapist, MS , LMFT
Verified Verified
Haywood Park, San Mateo, CA 94402
In a marriage most people would like to feel appreciated and understood. Experiencing enjoyable moments and memories in our relationships. The confidence that we can receive support from our spouse and that we can share our needs. Being able to have moments of connection and intimacy. If you are struggling with relationship problems and find yourself feeling: lonely, frustrated unloved, insecure, angry, disconnected, empty, unfulfilled, and under appreciated, I would like to be your guide taking steps decrease relationship pain.
In a marriage most people would like to feel appreciated and understood. Experiencing enjoyable moments and memories in our relationships. The confidence that we can receive support from our spouse and that we can share our needs. Being able to have moments of connection and intimacy. If you are struggling with relationship problems and find yourself feeling: lonely, frustrated unloved, insecure, angry, disconnected, empty, unfulfilled, and under appreciated, I would like to be your guide taking steps decrease relationship pain.
(415) 570-8440 View (415) 570-8440
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Adrienne Cane-Ilang
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, MFT
Verified Verified
5 Endorsed
Haywood Park, San Mateo, CA 94402  (Online Only)
I enjoy working collaboratively with individuals who are seeking healing and change. Anxiety, panic, depression, conflict, stress, impact of trauma, OCD, and communication challenges are all areas where I can be most effective working with my patients.
I enjoy working collaboratively with individuals who are seeking healing and change. Anxiety, panic, depression, conflict, stress, impact of trauma, OCD, and communication challenges are all areas where I can be most effective working with my patients.
(650) 720-4326 View (650) 720-4326
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Lorine Estelle Bay
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, MFT, EXA
Verified Verified
Haywood Park, San Mateo, CA 94402
I am curious about any ways you might have been cut off from parts of your essential nature early in life. As a child perhaps you sang loudly, told jokes, danced and laughed easily and too much - but soon got the message that you should be more composed and quieter. Or perhaps you spoke your mind at the dinner table, but later you learned to keep your sharp wit and astute insights to yourself because you were encouraged to be agreeable. Maybe your independent nature got buried under 6 feet of niceness. The exiled parts emerge as dark moods, irritability, resentment, avoidant or anxious attachment. They surface as symptoms.
I am curious about any ways you might have been cut off from parts of your essential nature early in life. As a child perhaps you sang loudly, told jokes, danced and laughed easily and too much - but soon got the message that you should be more composed and quieter. Or perhaps you spoke your mind at the dinner table, but later you learned to keep your sharp wit and astute insights to yourself because you were encouraged to be agreeable. Maybe your independent nature got buried under 6 feet of niceness. The exiled parts emerge as dark moods, irritability, resentment, avoidant or anxious attachment. They surface as symptoms.
(650) 456-7753 View (650) 456-7753
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Elizabeth Burkett
Pre-Licensed Professional, AMFT
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Haywood Park, San Mateo, CA 94402
I am passionate about providing therapy to individuals from childhood to adulthood experiencing a variety of challenges including anxiety, depression, life transitions, trauma, and grief, as well as people wanting to explore relationship dynamics and identity. My approach is warm, collaborative, and culturally attuned, drawing from a range of therapeutic models to target each client’s specific needs.
I am passionate about providing therapy to individuals from childhood to adulthood experiencing a variety of challenges including anxiety, depression, life transitions, trauma, and grief, as well as people wanting to explore relationship dynamics and identity. My approach is warm, collaborative, and culturally attuned, drawing from a range of therapeutic models to target each client’s specific needs.
(415) 903-6511 View (415) 903-6511
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Lori R. Levitt, MFT #43329
Marriage & Family Therapist, MFT
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Haywood Park, San Mateo, CA 94402
Are you or your teenager in need of support, understanding and new tools to facilitate life's demands and stress? My approach is to provide a supportive, encouraging and positive environment to offer alternative ways of coping. I work with clients using CBT and problem-solving techniques to reduce depression, anxiety, and relationship issues in a supportive and positive environment. My goal is to encourage personal growth by strengthening ones' ability to resolve problems, increase communication, manage mood and anxiety as well as increase self-esteem. My style is active, supportive, collaborative and compassionate.
Are you or your teenager in need of support, understanding and new tools to facilitate life's demands and stress? My approach is to provide a supportive, encouraging and positive environment to offer alternative ways of coping. I work with clients using CBT and problem-solving techniques to reduce depression, anxiety, and relationship issues in a supportive and positive environment. My goal is to encourage personal growth by strengthening ones' ability to resolve problems, increase communication, manage mood and anxiety as well as increase self-esteem. My style is active, supportive, collaborative and compassionate.
(650) 794-4828 View (650) 794-4828
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Nadin Mayblum-Boaz
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT
Verified Verified
Haywood Park, San Mateo, CA 94401
I am a licensed psychotherapist, offering a supportive and authentic space for you to work through your challenges and enhance your well-being.
I am a licensed psychotherapist, offering a supportive and authentic space for you to work through your challenges and enhance your well-being.
(650) 437-1533 View (650) 437-1533
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Mimi Maslan
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, MFT
Verified Verified
Haywood Park, San Mateo, CA 94402
Waitlist for new clients
I am a licensed marriage and family therapist whose specialty is helping others improve their relationships. I believe that we all aspire to have deep, loving connections in our lives. I will help you to remove hurdles that may be impeding such connections in your life. Often, among these hurdles may be unhealed childhood experiences, baggage from previous relationships, and dysfunctional relating styles. Becoming more clear on what you have inherited from your family and what you developed as coping mechanisms will be the first step in aligning with your authentic self.
I am a licensed marriage and family therapist whose specialty is helping others improve their relationships. I believe that we all aspire to have deep, loving connections in our lives. I will help you to remove hurdles that may be impeding such connections in your life. Often, among these hurdles may be unhealed childhood experiences, baggage from previous relationships, and dysfunctional relating styles. Becoming more clear on what you have inherited from your family and what you developed as coping mechanisms will be the first step in aligning with your authentic self.
(650) 242-8097 View (650) 242-8097
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Nicole Barr
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT
Verified Verified
Haywood Park, San Mateo, CA 94404
If you are here, you are motivated to make some changes: I provide, practical, evidence based approaches to improving relationships (premarital, transitions such as parenting, co-parenting) or coping with life stressors, particularly when medical issues (cancer, grief, fertility issues) or one partner's mental health issues are involved. As an LMFT who is also a nurse practitioner, I bring a unique perspective to my counseling practice. My clients ideally experience peace of mind, greater closeness in your relationships, and discover new ways of coping and finding joy even in difficult circumstances.
If you are here, you are motivated to make some changes: I provide, practical, evidence based approaches to improving relationships (premarital, transitions such as parenting, co-parenting) or coping with life stressors, particularly when medical issues (cancer, grief, fertility issues) or one partner's mental health issues are involved. As an LMFT who is also a nurse practitioner, I bring a unique perspective to my counseling practice. My clients ideally experience peace of mind, greater closeness in your relationships, and discover new ways of coping and finding joy even in difficult circumstances.
(415) 843-7846 View (415) 843-7846
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Carolee Stabno
Marriage & Family Therapist, PsyD, LMFT
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Haywood Park, San Mateo, CA 94402
As a solution-focused, culturally sensitive therapist, my treatment approach is to provide support and feedback to clients to help them resolve current problems, and work through life transitions and issues. Additionally, I have had extensive experience in the treatment of depression, panic disorder, anxiety, addiction, trauma, and loss & grief. With sensitivity and compassion, I help clients find solutions to a wide range of life challenges and psychological issues.
As a solution-focused, culturally sensitive therapist, my treatment approach is to provide support and feedback to clients to help them resolve current problems, and work through life transitions and issues. Additionally, I have had extensive experience in the treatment of depression, panic disorder, anxiety, addiction, trauma, and loss & grief. With sensitivity and compassion, I help clients find solutions to a wide range of life challenges and psychological issues.
(650) 209-7713 View (650) 209-7713

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Number of Therapists in Haywood Park, San Mateo, CA

60+

Average cost per session

$200

Therapists in Haywood Park, San Mateo, CA who prioritize treating:

95% Anxiety
90% Depression
83% Relationship Issues
71% Self Esteem
62% Grief
60% Trauma and PTSD
60% Family Conflict

Average years in practice

14 Years

Top 3 insurances accepted

59% Other
27% Aetna
27% UnitedHealthcare UHC | UBH

How Therapists in Haywood Park, San Mateo, CA see their clients

77% In Person and Online
23% Online Only

Gender breakdown

75% Female
25% Male
FAQs - About Therapy and Counseling

How can I find a therapist in Haywood Park, San Mateo?

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.