Therapists in Tiburon, CA

Photo of Michael R Edelstein, Psychologist in Tiburon, CA
Michael R Edelstein
Psychologist, PhD
Verified Verified
Tiburon, CA 94920  (Online Only)
I do best with clients who are impatient for results. The average client sees me for under 12 sessions. My REBT/CBT approach is active-directive and present-oriented. I teach you how to be your own therapist. You're not dependent on me for years or even many months. I regularly suggest homework, enabling you to take an active part in your therapy and make it highly efficient. To understand how I work, go to www.ThreeMinuteTherapy.com. Feel free to call or email with questions: 415-673-2848 or DrEdelstein@ThreeMinuteTherapy.com.
I do best with clients who are impatient for results. The average client sees me for under 12 sessions. My REBT/CBT approach is active-directive and present-oriented. I teach you how to be your own therapist. You're not dependent on me for years or even many months. I regularly suggest homework, enabling you to take an active part in your therapy and make it highly efficient. To understand how I work, go to www.ThreeMinuteTherapy.com. Feel free to call or email with questions: 415-673-2848 or DrEdelstein@ThreeMinuteTherapy.com.
(415) 673-2848 View (415) 673-2848
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Joan Hoeberichts
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, LMFT, MBA
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Tiburon, CA 94920  (Online Only)
Not accepting new clients
Psychotherapy is a spiritual journey. Together we explore your many aspects and unique characteristics. I am the Zen teacher (Roshi) of the Heart Circle Zen (www.heartcirclezen.org) My Buddhist practice informs my practice of psychotherapy. I offer meditation and mindfulness as tools to wholeness. I am an expert on relationships and help singles, couples and families find their way to healthy relationship. I specialize in couples therapy (Certified Imago Therapist), trauma work (certified IFS and EMDR clinician), and help individuals suffering from anxiety and depression.
Psychotherapy is a spiritual journey. Together we explore your many aspects and unique characteristics. I am the Zen teacher (Roshi) of the Heart Circle Zen (www.heartcirclezen.org) My Buddhist practice informs my practice of psychotherapy. I offer meditation and mindfulness as tools to wholeness. I am an expert on relationships and help singles, couples and families find their way to healthy relationship. I specialize in couples therapy (Certified Imago Therapist), trauma work (certified IFS and EMDR clinician), and help individuals suffering from anxiety and depression.
(646) 681-7809 View (646) 681-7809
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Kary Efstratis Chendo
Associate Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, AMFT
Verified Verified
Tiburon, CA 94920
Hi, I'm Kary. I work with teens and young adults, couples and adult individuals. I specialize in relationships - helping my clients relate in a more satisfying way. I work to help my clients think more psychologically and symbolically about themselves, in order to nurture a stronger sense of self, so they are better able to navigate their relationships and lives. Whether you are working through the quirks of a new relationship, or your existing relationship feels stagnant or strained, or a break-up has left you heartbroken, I can help you navigate the confusing, sad and uncertain terrain of human relating.
Hi, I'm Kary. I work with teens and young adults, couples and adult individuals. I specialize in relationships - helping my clients relate in a more satisfying way. I work to help my clients think more psychologically and symbolically about themselves, in order to nurture a stronger sense of self, so they are better able to navigate their relationships and lives. Whether you are working through the quirks of a new relationship, or your existing relationship feels stagnant or strained, or a break-up has left you heartbroken, I can help you navigate the confusing, sad and uncertain terrain of human relating.
(415) 687-3683 View (415) 687-3683
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Florence Landau
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT
Verified Verified
Tiburon, CA 94920  (Online Only)
For the past 25 years, I have been helping individuals and couples to 'Live Laugh Love'. To live with passion, authenticity and purpose. To grow and blossom and thrive. To be kinder to oneself, to let go of perfectionism and to tame the inner critic. To let the joy in, and the laughter out freely. To love yourself and others more fully, and to have healthy nourishing relationships. My style is warm, supportive, compassionate, honest, non judgmental, open minded and holistic. I use an eclectic mix of therapeutic modalities for healing, learning and growth (ie Attachment, Gottman, Love Languages, Cognitive Behavioral, Family Systems)
For the past 25 years, I have been helping individuals and couples to 'Live Laugh Love'. To live with passion, authenticity and purpose. To grow and blossom and thrive. To be kinder to oneself, to let go of perfectionism and to tame the inner critic. To let the joy in, and the laughter out freely. To love yourself and others more fully, and to have healthy nourishing relationships. My style is warm, supportive, compassionate, honest, non judgmental, open minded and holistic. I use an eclectic mix of therapeutic modalities for healing, learning and growth (ie Attachment, Gottman, Love Languages, Cognitive Behavioral, Family Systems)
(415) 873-4783 View (415) 873-4783
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Marla Leigh Caplan
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, MFA
Verified Verified
2 Endorsed
Tiburon, CA 94920
I work with highly sensitive people to explore their identity and the impact of past experiences on their lives in order to find freedom moving forward with intention. My clients are artists and empaths. Many are healing from trauma, abuse, and addiction. In addition to my work with individuals, I help couples honor their differences, create shared understanding, rekindle intimacy, improve their communication skills, and find clarity about how they want to move forward in their relationship, whether that means separating or renewing their commitment to one another.
I work with highly sensitive people to explore their identity and the impact of past experiences on their lives in order to find freedom moving forward with intention. My clients are artists and empaths. Many are healing from trauma, abuse, and addiction. In addition to my work with individuals, I help couples honor their differences, create shared understanding, rekindle intimacy, improve their communication skills, and find clarity about how they want to move forward in their relationship, whether that means separating or renewing their commitment to one another.
(415) 980-8616 View (415) 980-8616
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Tara Bass
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LCSW
Verified Verified
2 Endorsed
Tiburon, CA 94920  (Online Only)
There are many reasons why you might be seeking help at this time, and it is an act of strength and bravery to take this step. Together we can work together to foster healthy coping, connect to your feelings, align the heart with the mind, create vision and clarity, and discover inherent confidence, wisdom and worthiness. If you find yourself struggling with having vision and clarity, grief and loss, have been engaging in unhealthy behaviors and are having difficulty making the changes you desire, or you or a loved one are struggling with a chronic illness, we can work together to address your needs.
There are many reasons why you might be seeking help at this time, and it is an act of strength and bravery to take this step. Together we can work together to foster healthy coping, connect to your feelings, align the heart with the mind, create vision and clarity, and discover inherent confidence, wisdom and worthiness. If you find yourself struggling with having vision and clarity, grief and loss, have been engaging in unhealthy behaviors and are having difficulty making the changes you desire, or you or a loved one are struggling with a chronic illness, we can work together to address your needs.
(415) 886-1211 View (415) 886-1211
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Sabrina Weyeneth
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT
Verified Verified
Tiburon, CA 94920
I help you dissolve emotional triggers so that you learn to access real ease and discover how to end unhelpful reactions and ingrained habits that make living in your head, in your body and in your relationships challenging and exhausting. When you do this work, you not only heal addictive loops but also free yourself from feeling at the mercy of mood swings, triggering relationship patterns and emotional rollercoasters.
I help you dissolve emotional triggers so that you learn to access real ease and discover how to end unhelpful reactions and ingrained habits that make living in your head, in your body and in your relationships challenging and exhausting. When you do this work, you not only heal addictive loops but also free yourself from feeling at the mercy of mood swings, triggering relationship patterns and emotional rollercoasters.
(707) 335-4023 View (707) 335-4023
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Sarah Elizabeth Bothe
Psychologist, PsyD
Verified Verified
2 Endorsed
Tiburon, CA 94920  (Online Only)
Psychotherapy is a personal experience. I treat and support individuals and couples who are struggling with worries, sadness, and relationship difficulties, or who feel "stuck" in their lives in some way. I also have special training in helping individuals cope with medical illnesses, grief and loss, and trauma. As well, I work with high-achieving individuals who are striving for balance and personal satisfaction in their lives. I work collaboratively and compassionately to reduce current distressing symptoms and to examine long-standing patterns. My approach is interpersonal and psychodynamic.
Psychotherapy is a personal experience. I treat and support individuals and couples who are struggling with worries, sadness, and relationship difficulties, or who feel "stuck" in their lives in some way. I also have special training in helping individuals cope with medical illnesses, grief and loss, and trauma. As well, I work with high-achieving individuals who are striving for balance and personal satisfaction in their lives. I work collaboratively and compassionately to reduce current distressing symptoms and to examine long-standing patterns. My approach is interpersonal and psychodynamic.
(415) 689-8894 View (415) 689-8894
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Christine Benetua
Marriage & Family Therapist Associate, AMFT, APCC
Verified Verified
6 Endorsed
Tiburon, CA 94920
Accepting new clients! Scroll down to “my website” to book now. I work with couples, adults, teens, college students and kids. I understand how trauma can stop our daily lives, and force us to time travel to the past to relive our suffering. Trauma can cause blocks in our ability to think, feel, understand ourselves and the world.
Accepting new clients! Scroll down to “my website” to book now. I work with couples, adults, teens, college students and kids. I understand how trauma can stop our daily lives, and force us to time travel to the past to relive our suffering. Trauma can cause blocks in our ability to think, feel, understand ourselves and the world.
(415) 212-9827 View (415) 212-9827
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Logan Xander Rhys
Marriage & Family Therapist Associate, MA, AMFT, EMDR, AASECT
Verified Verified
7 Endorsed
Tiburon, CA 94920  (Online Only)
I am a Psychotherapist and EMDR practitioner in Beverly Hills, specializing in clinical issues related to trauma and identity, including: complex, developmental, interpersonal, and sexual trauma; personality disorders; anxiety; depression; sex; gender; and sexuality. It is my goal to provide a supportive environment, free of judgment and affirming of your personal experience, where you feel safe to explore, heal, and grow. I work collaboratively with clients to develop the most effective treatment approach for their specific concerns, with particular emphasis placed on trust, honesty, and compassion.
I am a Psychotherapist and EMDR practitioner in Beverly Hills, specializing in clinical issues related to trauma and identity, including: complex, developmental, interpersonal, and sexual trauma; personality disorders; anxiety; depression; sex; gender; and sexuality. It is my goal to provide a supportive environment, free of judgment and affirming of your personal experience, where you feel safe to explore, heal, and grow. I work collaboratively with clients to develop the most effective treatment approach for their specific concerns, with particular emphasis placed on trust, honesty, and compassion.
(310) 341-0542 View (310) 341-0542
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Emma Farr Rawlings
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, MFT
Verified Verified
Tiburon, CA 94920
1976,studies in Jungian, Psychosynthesis & Gestalt. 1983, completed Intensive Psychosynthesis Training with, Diana Whitmore, UK and Piero Ferrucci, Italy. 1977 , Staff Therapist at Diabasis House, San Francisco, a Jungian oriented residential alternative to hospitalization for acutely psychotic young adults,using no medication and offering Spiritual Crisis Intervention & Somatic Psychotherapy(1978-1982).Worked one on one with Autistic children, Buck Foundation Research(1982-1984).1980..., trained with Dr. Ron Alexander Ph.D,originator of the Open Mind Training. Completed Intensive Medical Intuitive Training with Caroline Myss and Norm Shealy M.D.(1995-1997).Diplomate, Comprehensive Energy Psychology,ACEP(2006-present)
1976,studies in Jungian, Psychosynthesis & Gestalt. 1983, completed Intensive Psychosynthesis Training with, Diana Whitmore, UK and Piero Ferrucci, Italy. 1977 , Staff Therapist at Diabasis House, San Francisco, a Jungian oriented residential alternative to hospitalization for acutely psychotic young adults,using no medication and offering Spiritual Crisis Intervention & Somatic Psychotherapy(1978-1982).Worked one on one with Autistic children, Buck Foundation Research(1982-1984).1980..., trained with Dr. Ron Alexander Ph.D,originator of the Open Mind Training. Completed Intensive Medical Intuitive Training with Caroline Myss and Norm Shealy M.D.(1995-1997).Diplomate, Comprehensive Energy Psychology,ACEP(2006-present)
(415) 367-3130 View (415) 367-3130
Photo of Jacob Brown, Marriage & Family Therapist in Tiburon, CA
Jacob Brown
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, MBA
Verified Verified
Tiburon, CA 94920  (Online Only)
Relationships are wonderful. But, there are also times when a couple can feel stuck. They find themselves replaying the same fights and running into the same roadblocks as they try to find the intimacy, love, and connection they once knew. I help couples to improve their communication, and build more emotional intimacy and physical intimacy. Helping them to find that deep sense of love and connection that brought them together in the first place.
Relationships are wonderful. But, there are also times when a couple can feel stuck. They find themselves replaying the same fights and running into the same roadblocks as they try to find the intimacy, love, and connection they once knew. I help couples to improve their communication, and build more emotional intimacy and physical intimacy. Helping them to find that deep sense of love and connection that brought them together in the first place.
(415) 855-3508 View (415) 855-3508
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Tawnya Perry
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified Verified
Tiburon, CA 94920
Hi there, I'm Tawnya! I'm an LCSW versed in in culturally competent work with clients who have experienced trauma/challenges related to gender and race, relationship challenges, anxiety, depression, and family issues. My approach include cognitive-behavioral therapy, mindfulness, dialectical behavioral therapy, strength base therapies, and the utilization of culturally competent practices that take into consideration issues related to gender, class, ethnicity, and race. I consider it an honor to be able to assist clients as they move forward in exploring obstacles that may be negatively impacting their contentment and happiness.
Hi there, I'm Tawnya! I'm an LCSW versed in in culturally competent work with clients who have experienced trauma/challenges related to gender and race, relationship challenges, anxiety, depression, and family issues. My approach include cognitive-behavioral therapy, mindfulness, dialectical behavioral therapy, strength base therapies, and the utilization of culturally competent practices that take into consideration issues related to gender, class, ethnicity, and race. I consider it an honor to be able to assist clients as they move forward in exploring obstacles that may be negatively impacting their contentment and happiness.
(858) 544-3906 View (858) 544-3906
Photo of Scott James Davis, Marriage & Family Therapist in Tiburon, CA
Scott James Davis
Marriage & Family Therapist, MFT, CEC
Verified Verified
Tiburon, CA 94920
I see clients in my Mill Valley office or on Zoom. Over 20 years experience supporting diverse people in creating more Passionate, Engaged and Deeply Meaningful lives. I help people become Happier, Calmer and more Empowered in the face of life's many changes. In a compassionate and accepting environment, I welcome all that is going on for you right now, and support you in transforming problematic situations and patterns (including addiction) into a healthier more fulfilling life. Sometimes a bit of unconditional support is what we need to work through difficulties and get to a better place.
I see clients in my Mill Valley office or on Zoom. Over 20 years experience supporting diverse people in creating more Passionate, Engaged and Deeply Meaningful lives. I help people become Happier, Calmer and more Empowered in the face of life's many changes. In a compassionate and accepting environment, I welcome all that is going on for you right now, and support you in transforming problematic situations and patterns (including addiction) into a healthier more fulfilling life. Sometimes a bit of unconditional support is what we need to work through difficulties and get to a better place.
(415) 289-0888 View (415) 289-0888
Photo of Deborah J Kamins, Psychologist in Tiburon, CA
Deborah J Kamins
Psychologist, PhD
Verified Verified
Tiburon, CA 94920
I believe that therapy can result in real and dramatic changes. My goal is to create a safe, compassionate, and confidential setting in which to work on such changes. Together, in a collaborative process, we can create a plan to help you be more productive, feel less overwhelmed, and more satisfied in your relationships. I can help you look at yourself clearly, explore how your past impacts the present, and how current behaviors, feelings, and ideas may interfere with achieving a fulfilling life. I am open, value diversity, and enjoy working with people of all ages.
I believe that therapy can result in real and dramatic changes. My goal is to create a safe, compassionate, and confidential setting in which to work on such changes. Together, in a collaborative process, we can create a plan to help you be more productive, feel less overwhelmed, and more satisfied in your relationships. I can help you look at yourself clearly, explore how your past impacts the present, and how current behaviors, feelings, and ideas may interfere with achieving a fulfilling life. I am open, value diversity, and enjoy working with people of all ages.
(415) 599-4833 View (415) 599-4833
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Sarah Wescott
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT
Verified Verified
2 Endorsed
Tiburon, CA 94920
Now accepting clients for the 23-24 school year. I am fascinated by the resilience of the human body/mind to withstand stress and continue to grow. How we evolve in reaction to adversity can be automatic or we can learn to have more choice in our responsiveness. Therapy is the process of learning to slow down, reflect, and move forward with greater influence over our actions. Connecting teens with the ability to be self-reflective early in their lives will be a resource as they mature. Adolescence is a potent time to intervene with self-destructive behaviors and course correct for success.
Now accepting clients for the 23-24 school year. I am fascinated by the resilience of the human body/mind to withstand stress and continue to grow. How we evolve in reaction to adversity can be automatic or we can learn to have more choice in our responsiveness. Therapy is the process of learning to slow down, reflect, and move forward with greater influence over our actions. Connecting teens with the ability to be self-reflective early in their lives will be a resource as they mature. Adolescence is a potent time to intervene with self-destructive behaviors and course correct for success.
(415) 419-8910 View (415) 419-8910
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Shelly Stolesen, PhD
Psychologist, PhD
Verified Verified
Tiburon, CA 94920
When we talk about our feelings, they become less overwhelming, less upsetting, and less scary. At some time in our lives, each of us may feel overwhelmed and need help dealing with life circumstances that lead to depression and/or anxiety. Problems with relationships, loss of a job, family issues, death of a loved one, can at times be debilitating and knock you off your game and make it hard to enjoy life. Psychotherapy can help you address your symptoms in a more permanent long-lasting way. It gives people a designated space and context in which to delve into difficult issues and then leave safely, without wounds exposed.
When we talk about our feelings, they become less overwhelming, less upsetting, and less scary. At some time in our lives, each of us may feel overwhelmed and need help dealing with life circumstances that lead to depression and/or anxiety. Problems with relationships, loss of a job, family issues, death of a loved one, can at times be debilitating and knock you off your game and make it hard to enjoy life. Psychotherapy can help you address your symptoms in a more permanent long-lasting way. It gives people a designated space and context in which to delve into difficult issues and then leave safely, without wounds exposed.
(415) 888-8084 View (415) 888-8084
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Bruce Chernack
Marriage & Family Therapist, MFT
Verified Verified
Tiburon, CA 94920
Need help with your son? Are you a young man who needs help with ongoing anxiety, depression, or substance abuse issues? I have been working with adolescent boys and young men for over 25 years. Anger, depression, socialization, isolation, substance use/abuse, separation, realtionships, or just plain growing up are some of the issues. As a parent, or a young man yourself, you want to do your best to help you and your family navigate through our complicated and ever changing culture. I connect with my clients through humor, knowledge of a young person’s culture, and a confidential relationship.
Need help with your son? Are you a young man who needs help with ongoing anxiety, depression, or substance abuse issues? I have been working with adolescent boys and young men for over 25 years. Anger, depression, socialization, isolation, substance use/abuse, separation, realtionships, or just plain growing up are some of the issues. As a parent, or a young man yourself, you want to do your best to help you and your family navigate through our complicated and ever changing culture. I connect with my clients through humor, knowledge of a young person’s culture, and a confidential relationship.
(415) 799-8237 View (415) 799-8237
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Suzanne Austin
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT
Verified Verified
Tiburon, CA 94920
What stands between you and a greater enjoyment of life? Are you in the midst of a challenging time and yearn for additional support? Are you awake at night worrying about your child? Do you dream about having more harmony in your family life? I love working with individuals, children and families to help them find their own unique solutions so that they can enjoy life to the fullest. My role as your therapist is to help you find lasting change and to create strategies for addressing life's challenges that keep you true to your own path.
What stands between you and a greater enjoyment of life? Are you in the midst of a challenging time and yearn for additional support? Are you awake at night worrying about your child? Do you dream about having more harmony in your family life? I love working with individuals, children and families to help them find their own unique solutions so that they can enjoy life to the fullest. My role as your therapist is to help you find lasting change and to create strategies for addressing life's challenges that keep you true to your own path.
(415) 917-2664 View (415) 917-2664
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Beyond Coping
Psychologist, PhD
Not Verified Not Verified
Tiburon, CA 94920
Are you living with or have you recently been diagnosed with a major medical condition? Caring for someone who is ill or dying? Are you having difficulties coping with a chronic or newly diagnosed illness? Are your children struggling with the loss of a loved one? Are you dealing with the impact of illness on body image? Are you considering end of life options or dealing with issues such as loss and grief? We help patients, their loved ones, and caregivers coping with cancer, life-altering illness, chronic pain, neurological conditions, infertility, complex pregnancy, and end of life issues.
Are you living with or have you recently been diagnosed with a major medical condition? Caring for someone who is ill or dying? Are you having difficulties coping with a chronic or newly diagnosed illness? Are your children struggling with the loss of a loved one? Are you dealing with the impact of illness on body image? Are you considering end of life options or dealing with issues such as loss and grief? We help patients, their loved ones, and caregivers coping with cancer, life-altering illness, chronic pain, neurological conditions, infertility, complex pregnancy, and end of life issues.
(844) 382-8410 View (844) 382-8410

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Number of Therapists in Tiburon, CA

40+

Average cost per session

$200

Therapists in Tiburon, CA who prioritize treating:

91% Relationship Issues
91% Anxiety
85% Depression
72% Self Esteem
66% Grief
64% Divorce
62% Trauma and PTSD

Average years in practice

18 Years

Top 3 insurances accepted

58% Other
33% Aetna
33% UnitedHealthcare UHC | UBH

How Therapists in Tiburon, CA see their clients

73% In Person and Online
27% Online Only

Gender breakdown

80% Female
20% Male

FAQs - About Therapy and Counseling

How can I find a therapist in Tiburon?

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.