Therapists in Studio City, CA

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Shaina Keshmir-Glicker
Marriage & Family Therapist Associate, AMFT
Verified Verified
Studio City, CA 91604
Are you determined to find ways to overcome and alleviate your emotional pain and suffering? As your therapist, I am passionate and dedicated to help you navigate life obstacles and achieve personal and relational growth and healing. My sessions are customized to meet your unique needs and personal goals. With support, authenticity, and curiosity, I aim to create a warm and inviting space for you to openly explore your emotions and lived experiences. Together we can transform pain into beauty.
Are you determined to find ways to overcome and alleviate your emotional pain and suffering? As your therapist, I am passionate and dedicated to help you navigate life obstacles and achieve personal and relational growth and healing. My sessions are customized to meet your unique needs and personal goals. With support, authenticity, and curiosity, I aim to create a warm and inviting space for you to openly explore your emotions and lived experiences. Together we can transform pain into beauty.
(323) 403-0226 View (323) 403-0226
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Lou Bigelow
Registered Psychological Associate
Verified Verified
8 Endorsed
Studio City, CA 91604
I work with transgender, non-binary, LGBTQ+ people, and others who struggle with anxiety, supporting you to develop satisfying relationships, greater confidence and a sense of belonging. In a world without adequate role models or people who mirror our self-expression, we often feel like we don’t fit in, we’re not enough, or we’re too much. Anxious thoughts about lack of acceptance can be overwhelming and isolating. Therapy with me offers space to realign with your deepest self and who you want to be in your relationships. I will work collaboratively with you to understand your challenges and connect to the wisdom within.
I work with transgender, non-binary, LGBTQ+ people, and others who struggle with anxiety, supporting you to develop satisfying relationships, greater confidence and a sense of belonging. In a world without adequate role models or people who mirror our self-expression, we often feel like we don’t fit in, we’re not enough, or we’re too much. Anxious thoughts about lack of acceptance can be overwhelming and isolating. Therapy with me offers space to realign with your deepest self and who you want to be in your relationships. I will work collaboratively with you to understand your challenges and connect to the wisdom within.
(213) 973-8386 View (213) 973-8386
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Jeremee ' Mimi ' Bouchard
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified Verified
Studio City, CA 91604  (Online Only)
As a therapist, I create a warm, safe, nonjudgmental environment for children, adolescents, adults, and couples to be able to open up and share their feelings and make sense of what is troubling them. I strive to empower people and help them realize the strength and potential they possess. My experience has prepared me well to be able to interact and connect with a wide variety of individuals from diverse backgrounds. I am especially confident in my ability to connect with children/teens that are resistant to or skeptical of therapy.
As a therapist, I create a warm, safe, nonjudgmental environment for children, adolescents, adults, and couples to be able to open up and share their feelings and make sense of what is troubling them. I strive to empower people and help them realize the strength and potential they possess. My experience has prepared me well to be able to interact and connect with a wide variety of individuals from diverse backgrounds. I am especially confident in my ability to connect with children/teens that are resistant to or skeptical of therapy.
(323) 991-7840 View (323) 991-7840
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Judy Glickman Zevin
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, PsyD, LCSW, BCD
Verified Verified
Studio City, CA 91604
Hello, I am a fully licensed and Board Certified psychotherapist. My clients have described me as genuine, thoughtful, warm, compassionate, and easy to talk with. I recognize that no two individuals are the same and I strive to listen deeply and actively collaborate with each of my clients to help them achieve their goals. My goal is to help people learn and establish more effective ways to deal with life's challenges, to live more fully. I offer a safe, trusting and supportive environment that enables individuals and couples to develop the understanding and skills needed to make positive changes.
Hello, I am a fully licensed and Board Certified psychotherapist. My clients have described me as genuine, thoughtful, warm, compassionate, and easy to talk with. I recognize that no two individuals are the same and I strive to listen deeply and actively collaborate with each of my clients to help them achieve their goals. My goal is to help people learn and establish more effective ways to deal with life's challenges, to live more fully. I offer a safe, trusting and supportive environment that enables individuals and couples to develop the understanding and skills needed to make positive changes.
(949) 287-8240 View (949) 287-8240
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Dr. Joshua Wyner
Marriage & Family Therapist, PhD, LMFT, LPCC
Verified Verified
5 Endorsed
Studio City, CA 91604
I work with you to find peace and meaning in your life. It might not be easy, but I believe it's possible for everyone. As society increasingly ignores the vital role relationships and emotions play in our daily choices, I strive to help you reconnect with those feelings and use them responsibly to enhance your relationships. We will work together to understand your role in the larger tapestry of life and feel more comfortable within it. To me, the real goal of therapy is to embrace our feelings and understand their usefulness, not squash them down in favor of mere logic like a Vulcan.
I work with you to find peace and meaning in your life. It might not be easy, but I believe it's possible for everyone. As society increasingly ignores the vital role relationships and emotions play in our daily choices, I strive to help you reconnect with those feelings and use them responsibly to enhance your relationships. We will work together to understand your role in the larger tapestry of life and feel more comfortable within it. To me, the real goal of therapy is to embrace our feelings and understand their usefulness, not squash them down in favor of mere logic like a Vulcan.
(323) 746-8435 View (323) 746-8435
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Kristina Lindsey
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT
Verified Verified
3 Endorsed
Studio City, CA 91604
Therapy works, and people can change. Living in a world that is highly relational, we often find that our toughest psychological problems are rooted in systemic relationship issues. I work with individuals and couples who are interested in developing healthier connections with themselves and with others. In order to make healthy relationships with others possible, one must foster a healthy relationship with oneself. In developing psychological health in ourselves, we become better able to interact with others in a way that does not cause us deep pain and ongoing frustration.
Therapy works, and people can change. Living in a world that is highly relational, we often find that our toughest psychological problems are rooted in systemic relationship issues. I work with individuals and couples who are interested in developing healthier connections with themselves and with others. In order to make healthy relationships with others possible, one must foster a healthy relationship with oneself. In developing psychological health in ourselves, we become better able to interact with others in a way that does not cause us deep pain and ongoing frustration.
(424) 342-5006 View (424) 342-5006
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Studio City Clinical Associates, Karen Chambre
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, PsyD, Ca
Verified Verified
Studio City, CA 91604
For the past 40 years, I have had the pleasure of assisting my clients in overcoming their internal and external challenges. I am grateful for all the guidance and training I have received from my teachers, mentors, and supervisors. With their help, I have gained a deep understanding of psychodynamic, developmental, and mindfulness psychotherapy, which has enabled me to help clients of all ages, ethnicities, genders, and sexual orientations move forward. I am proud to introduce a new therapy corporation that consists of many excellent therapists, including Linda Engle, LCSW.
For the past 40 years, I have had the pleasure of assisting my clients in overcoming their internal and external challenges. I am grateful for all the guidance and training I have received from my teachers, mentors, and supervisors. With their help, I have gained a deep understanding of psychodynamic, developmental, and mindfulness psychotherapy, which has enabled me to help clients of all ages, ethnicities, genders, and sexual orientations move forward. I am proud to introduce a new therapy corporation that consists of many excellent therapists, including Linda Engle, LCSW.
(818) 276-9238 View (818) 276-9238
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Gabriel Cooper
Marriage & Family Therapist, MPhil, MS, LMFT
Verified Verified
10 Endorsed
Studio City, CA 91604
I provide depth therapy for adults navigating life challenges and relationships. I hold degrees from Northwestern and Cambridge and have clinical expertise in: ADHD, addiction, anxiety, chronic illness, depression, grief, marriage/dating, men's issues, self-esteem, and trauma. I have a special passion for working with LGBTQ folks and men. In our therapy, I stand right beside you exploring complex issues and growing your personal edges. You don't have to go it alone.
I provide depth therapy for adults navigating life challenges and relationships. I hold degrees from Northwestern and Cambridge and have clinical expertise in: ADHD, addiction, anxiety, chronic illness, depression, grief, marriage/dating, men's issues, self-esteem, and trauma. I have a special passion for working with LGBTQ folks and men. In our therapy, I stand right beside you exploring complex issues and growing your personal edges. You don't have to go it alone.
(818) 732-0777 View (818) 732-0777
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Hayley Walden
Marriage & Family Therapist Associate, MA, LMFT
Not Verified Not Verified
Studio City, CA 91604
Are you struggling with depression, anxiety, interpersonal issues or trauma? Do you feel like nothing has helped you feel like yourself again? I can help you explore these frustrations as we work together to help you achieve your best self.
Are you struggling with depression, anxiety, interpersonal issues or trauma? Do you feel like nothing has helped you feel like yourself again? I can help you explore these frustrations as we work together to help you achieve your best self.
(310) 905-8383 View (310) 905-8383
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Lyre Fribourg
Psychologist, PhD, BCBA-D
Verified Verified
Studio City, CA 91604
I am a Licensed Clinical Psychologist and a Board Certified Behavior Analyst in Los Angeles, CA. For more than 25 years, I have worked with children and families in homes, schools, and in diverse communities. My expertise includes diagnostic evaluations, treatment for children with cognitive, social, and behavioral challenges; and supporting caregivers by teaching practical strategies that are effective across different ages.
I am a Licensed Clinical Psychologist and a Board Certified Behavior Analyst in Los Angeles, CA. For more than 25 years, I have worked with children and families in homes, schools, and in diverse communities. My expertise includes diagnostic evaluations, treatment for children with cognitive, social, and behavioral challenges; and supporting caregivers by teaching practical strategies that are effective across different ages.
(747) 207-3321 View (747) 207-3321
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Laure Warner-Munroe
Marriage & Family Therapist Associate, AMFT
Verified Verified
Studio City, CA 91604
Have you ever envisioned inner peace becoming your guiding light through life's twists and turns? Image yourself stepping into a haven of tranquility and acceptance, where your struggles are met with understanding and compassion. Together, we'll embark on a journey of self-discovery and growth, enveloped in unwavering positivity. Each person's story is a masterpiece, and I am here to honor and support yours. Clients like you love my "calm and sometimes funny" demeanor.
Have you ever envisioned inner peace becoming your guiding light through life's twists and turns? Image yourself stepping into a haven of tranquility and acceptance, where your struggles are met with understanding and compassion. Together, we'll embark on a journey of self-discovery and growth, enveloped in unwavering positivity. Each person's story is a masterpiece, and I am here to honor and support yours. Clients like you love my "calm and sometimes funny" demeanor.
(323) 486-2413 View (323) 486-2413
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Michaela Tork
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT, MA
Verified Verified
Studio City, CA 91604  (Online Only)
Do you wake up feeling depressed dreading to get through another day? Do you try to fill the void in your life with sensation-seeking behaviors: alcohol, drugs, food, sex, shopping, TV, video games, internet surfing, online gaming, gambling etc.? Have you lost touch with the aspirations and dreams that used to motivate and inspire you? Are your relationships troubled? I can help! Seeking therapy takes courage and the prospect of talking to a stranger can be intimidating. I relate to the discomfort you may experience and provide a confidential, non-judgmental, supportive space to work with you.
Do you wake up feeling depressed dreading to get through another day? Do you try to fill the void in your life with sensation-seeking behaviors: alcohol, drugs, food, sex, shopping, TV, video games, internet surfing, online gaming, gambling etc.? Have you lost touch with the aspirations and dreams that used to motivate and inspire you? Are your relationships troubled? I can help! Seeking therapy takes courage and the prospect of talking to a stranger can be intimidating. I relate to the discomfort you may experience and provide a confidential, non-judgmental, supportive space to work with you.
(818) 794-7850 View (818) 794-7850
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George Lough
Psychologist, PhD, SEP, NARM
Verified Verified
Studio City, CA 91604  (Online Only)
If you grew up in a dysfunctional family it is essential to understand and heal from the emotional wounds you suffered in that environment. You internalized bad relationship styles. Your wounds may appear in the form of excessive fears, unexplained sadness, inappropriate expressions of anger and an inability to be creative. Facing the truth about your emotional wounds can give you the freedom to be your true self. In our therapy I'll provide you with the support and guidance you need, bringing a spiritual perspective, giving you an understanding of how your past affects your present.
If you grew up in a dysfunctional family it is essential to understand and heal from the emotional wounds you suffered in that environment. You internalized bad relationship styles. Your wounds may appear in the form of excessive fears, unexplained sadness, inappropriate expressions of anger and an inability to be creative. Facing the truth about your emotional wounds can give you the freedom to be your true self. In our therapy I'll provide you with the support and guidance you need, bringing a spiritual perspective, giving you an understanding of how your past affects your present.
(323) 629-8121 View (323) 629-8121
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Karen L Gold
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT
Verified Verified
Studio City, CA 91604  (Online Only)
I am a licensed marriage and family therapist with over nine years experience. Within my practice, I'm well-experienced in working with people regarding a variety of issues including anxiety, depression, substance abuse, ASD, body image issues, adolescence, childhood, grief & loss, geriatric, phase-of-life, LGBTQ+ & more. Within the therapeutic process, I incorporate evidence-based theories & modalities, catering to clients' specific needs, including family systems, solution-focused work, CBT, narrative & mindfulness techniques.
I am a licensed marriage and family therapist with over nine years experience. Within my practice, I'm well-experienced in working with people regarding a variety of issues including anxiety, depression, substance abuse, ASD, body image issues, adolescence, childhood, grief & loss, geriatric, phase-of-life, LGBTQ+ & more. Within the therapeutic process, I incorporate evidence-based theories & modalities, catering to clients' specific needs, including family systems, solution-focused work, CBT, narrative & mindfulness techniques.
(323) 973-2843 View (323) 973-2843
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Iliyana Yonova
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT
Verified Verified
Studio City, CA 91604  (Online Only)
I am a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist holding a Master’s degree in Clinical psychology with an emphasis on LGBTQ affirmative psychotherapy. My areas of work include: addiction, grief and loss, anxiety, depression, self-esteem. I utilize a range of contemporary psychological theories such as psychodynamic, humanistic, and cognitive behavioral therapy. My goal is to assist clients to connect to their authentic selves, overcome negative thinking, unhealthy behaviors, and reinforce positive self-talk.
I am a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist holding a Master’s degree in Clinical psychology with an emphasis on LGBTQ affirmative psychotherapy. My areas of work include: addiction, grief and loss, anxiety, depression, self-esteem. I utilize a range of contemporary psychological theories such as psychodynamic, humanistic, and cognitive behavioral therapy. My goal is to assist clients to connect to their authentic selves, overcome negative thinking, unhealthy behaviors, and reinforce positive self-talk.
(323) 366-4117 View (323) 366-4117
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Tiffany Thomas
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, CADC-II, LMFT
Verified Verified
Studio City, CA 91604
Do you often feel like no one understands you? Are you in a relationship where you are constantly trying to figure out what is going on? Are you confused as to why you feel unmotivated, have trouble sleeping, and aren't happy? I will help you feel less alone as well as guide you through a deeper understanding of what is happening for you. I am passionate about improving relationships, whether that's with friends, family or oneself. Most of us have a hard time identifying our emotions, or rely on feelings of happy, sad, mad to express ourselves. I will teach you how to recognize your emotions more accurately.
Do you often feel like no one understands you? Are you in a relationship where you are constantly trying to figure out what is going on? Are you confused as to why you feel unmotivated, have trouble sleeping, and aren't happy? I will help you feel less alone as well as guide you through a deeper understanding of what is happening for you. I am passionate about improving relationships, whether that's with friends, family or oneself. Most of us have a hard time identifying our emotions, or rely on feelings of happy, sad, mad to express ourselves. I will teach you how to recognize your emotions more accurately.
(747) 234-2902 View (747) 234-2902
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Brandi Jackson
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified Verified
Studio City, CA 91604
Ms. Brandi Jackson is a Licensed Clinical Mental Health Therapist supporting clients in the state of California. Ms. Jackson has over 11 years of counseling experience and primarily supports clients with coping support and therapy to treat anxiety, depression, stress, and mood management. She completed her studies at Portland State University and the University of California, Berkeley, where she earned her Master’s degree In Social Work. She is a therapist who is passionate about supporting healthy habits with mood via physical health, mental health, and nutritional health/ functional nutrition, if applicable.
Ms. Brandi Jackson is a Licensed Clinical Mental Health Therapist supporting clients in the state of California. Ms. Jackson has over 11 years of counseling experience and primarily supports clients with coping support and therapy to treat anxiety, depression, stress, and mood management. She completed her studies at Portland State University and the University of California, Berkeley, where she earned her Master’s degree In Social Work. She is a therapist who is passionate about supporting healthy habits with mood via physical health, mental health, and nutritional health/ functional nutrition, if applicable.
(323) 622-7039 View (323) 622-7039
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Lisa Palley
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT, MA
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Studio City, CA 91604
At its best, therapy provides a safe, supportive environment where you can be heard and valued for the unique person that you are. Having someone in your corner to help you process past hurts and pinpoint and remove barriers to authentic, happy living can be indispensable. I enjoy working with people from diverse backgrounds to identify areas for growth and healing. As someone who used to work in the corporate and entertainment worlds prior to becoming a therapist, I am sensitive to the challenges we face trying to lead balanced, healthy lives, and I welcome the opportunity to help you achieve greater insight and fulfillment.
At its best, therapy provides a safe, supportive environment where you can be heard and valued for the unique person that you are. Having someone in your corner to help you process past hurts and pinpoint and remove barriers to authentic, happy living can be indispensable. I enjoy working with people from diverse backgrounds to identify areas for growth and healing. As someone who used to work in the corporate and entertainment worlds prior to becoming a therapist, I am sensitive to the challenges we face trying to lead balanced, healthy lives, and I welcome the opportunity to help you achieve greater insight and fulfillment.
(650) 265-2346 View (650) 265-2346
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Amy S. Albert
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT, LPCC
Verified Verified
7 Endorsed
Studio City, CA 91604
Maybe this is your first time seeking therapy, or perhaps you’ve tried before to find a therapist by whom you feel truly heard and seen. Psychotherapy seeks to resolve the conflicts that cause us to be at war with ourselves. It brings about sustainable and lasting change by breaking harmful cycles so that we can achieve a sense of wholeness, freedom, and well-being.
Maybe this is your first time seeking therapy, or perhaps you’ve tried before to find a therapist by whom you feel truly heard and seen. Psychotherapy seeks to resolve the conflicts that cause us to be at war with ourselves. It brings about sustainable and lasting change by breaking harmful cycles so that we can achieve a sense of wholeness, freedom, and well-being.
(747) 271-4748 View (747) 271-4748
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Rabbi Yael E. Saidoff
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA , LMFT
Verified Verified
Studio City, CA 91604
Find Your Center: Many of us today feel disconnected. Our days are filled with a steady stream of obligations and desires. We call that: ‘life.’ Directing our unique path in a proactive way can bring new meaning to our lives. Collaboratively, we'll find a path that leads to your truest self and to the person you want to become. Building Relationships: Cultivating intimacy with others requires developing intimacy with oneself. With compassion and guidance it is possible to learn to love oneself and, in turn, love others more deeply.
Find Your Center: Many of us today feel disconnected. Our days are filled with a steady stream of obligations and desires. We call that: ‘life.’ Directing our unique path in a proactive way can bring new meaning to our lives. Collaboratively, we'll find a path that leads to your truest self and to the person you want to become. Building Relationships: Cultivating intimacy with others requires developing intimacy with oneself. With compassion and guidance it is possible to learn to love oneself and, in turn, love others more deeply.
(747) 229-0746 View (747) 229-0746

How does your Therapist compare?

Number of Therapists in Studio City, CA

400+

Average cost per session

$190

Therapists in Studio City, CA who prioritize treating:

95% Anxiety
90% Depression
89% Relationship Issues
82% Self Esteem
72% Grief
70% Trauma and PTSD
69% Coping Skills

Average years in practice

13 Years

Top 3 insurances accepted

52% Aetna
46% Cigna and Evernorth
42% Optum

How Therapists in Studio City, CA see their clients

67% In Person and Online
33% Online Only

Gender breakdown

81% Female
18% Male
1% Non-Binary
FAQs - About Therapy and Counseling

How can I find a therapist in Studio City?

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.

Learn more about how to find a therapist

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.