Therapists in Boulder, CO

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Catherine Weldon
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC
Verified Verified
Boulder, CO 80305  (Online Only)
My clients are generally students (GED to PhD) who wish to maximize their academic experience so they may boldly go where their heart takes them with confidence and enthusiasm. Students and researchers often struggle with mental health and academic performance in isolation - rarely reaching out for support. I help students identify and work through their challenges, build strategies for success, find their path, and thrive!
My clients are generally students (GED to PhD) who wish to maximize their academic experience so they may boldly go where their heart takes them with confidence and enthusiasm. Students and researchers often struggle with mental health and academic performance in isolation - rarely reaching out for support. I help students identify and work through their challenges, build strategies for success, find their path, and thrive!
(720) 615-0766 View (720) 615-0766
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Jennifer Favell, Ph.D., LLC
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, PhD, MA x 2, LPC
Verified Verified
Boulder, CO 80301
I'm experienced in trauma and grief. "Trauma"/trauma: PTSD, abandonment, neglect, childhood, crash of your identity; imposter; medical trauma; disaster; life passages; divorce; relationships; dysfunctional family; abuse; betrayal. Grief of a loved one slowly disappearing or suddenly torn from you. Feeling devastated, angry, sad, completely lost, stuck, overwhelmed, disbelieving, shamed, depressed, anxious? Super stressed. panicking, self-harming, isolating? Not yourself? Curious about parts of your Self? LPC, Ph.D. + 2 Masters degrees (Early Child. Ed. and Counseling Psychology). I work creatively WITH you.
I'm experienced in trauma and grief. "Trauma"/trauma: PTSD, abandonment, neglect, childhood, crash of your identity; imposter; medical trauma; disaster; life passages; divorce; relationships; dysfunctional family; abuse; betrayal. Grief of a loved one slowly disappearing or suddenly torn from you. Feeling devastated, angry, sad, completely lost, stuck, overwhelmed, disbelieving, shamed, depressed, anxious? Super stressed. panicking, self-harming, isolating? Not yourself? Curious about parts of your Self? LPC, Ph.D. + 2 Masters degrees (Early Child. Ed. and Counseling Psychology). I work creatively WITH you.
(720) 438-4131 View (720) 438-4131
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Somatic Spiritual Counseling - Emma Sartwell
Registered Psychotherapist, MDiv, CYT
Verified Verified
Boulder, CO 80303
SPIRITUALITY + THE NERVOUS SYSTEM | I take a mind-body-spirit approach to therapy. I believe we all have the innate capacity for healing, and by following the body's cues, it will show us how to do just that. I like to work with the nervous system: through big-T Traumas a little-t traumas, many of us are not as regulated as we could be. Reasons to work with me may include depression, anxiety, addiction, relationship difficulties, spiritual emergency, insomnia, trauma, autoimmune issues, self-esteem, clarity of purpose, and deepening connection to yourself.
SPIRITUALITY + THE NERVOUS SYSTEM | I take a mind-body-spirit approach to therapy. I believe we all have the innate capacity for healing, and by following the body's cues, it will show us how to do just that. I like to work with the nervous system: through big-T Traumas a little-t traumas, many of us are not as regulated as we could be. Reasons to work with me may include depression, anxiety, addiction, relationship difficulties, spiritual emergency, insomnia, trauma, autoimmune issues, self-esteem, clarity of purpose, and deepening connection to yourself.
(720) 897-3257 View (720) 897-3257
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Rhiannon Fink-Psychotherapy & Addiction Counseling
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, LPC, LAC
Verified Verified
2 Endorsed
Boulder, CO 80301
Looking around at your life wondering how things got so out of alignment? Feeling anxious, depressed, or stuck in old patterns? Or maybe, as one of my clients puts it, you’d really like to “unfuck your life” but aren’t sure if that’s even possible? You aren’t alone, and I’m optimistic about your ability to forge a new path, because the act of seeking help is a sign of your strength, wisdom, and capacity to heal. I’m specialized in helping those whose lives have been touched by substance abuse—either their own or that of a family member—and worked in addiction treatment at every level of care prior to going into private practice.
Looking around at your life wondering how things got so out of alignment? Feeling anxious, depressed, or stuck in old patterns? Or maybe, as one of my clients puts it, you’d really like to “unfuck your life” but aren’t sure if that’s even possible? You aren’t alone, and I’m optimistic about your ability to forge a new path, because the act of seeking help is a sign of your strength, wisdom, and capacity to heal. I’m specialized in helping those whose lives have been touched by substance abuse—either their own or that of a family member—and worked in addiction treatment at every level of care prior to going into private practice.
(719) 223-4230 View (719) 223-4230
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Las Lobas del Corazón
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified Verified
Boulder, CO 80301  (Online Only)
Are you seeing your potential, while hiding in your den, afraid to come out? Holding back when you know you should speak your truth? Reeling, drooping, withering; feeling cut off from your life force? Being simultaneously fired up and burnt out by your life’s mission? Sensitive rebels, struggling misfits, activists, artists, mystics, badasses, and folks who want to go deeper than the typical talk therapy: we see you. We're here to support you.
Are you seeing your potential, while hiding in your den, afraid to come out? Holding back when you know you should speak your truth? Reeling, drooping, withering; feeling cut off from your life force? Being simultaneously fired up and burnt out by your life’s mission? Sensitive rebels, struggling misfits, activists, artists, mystics, badasses, and folks who want to go deeper than the typical talk therapy: we see you. We're here to support you.
(720) 776-8545 View (720) 776-8545
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S. Courtney Hunter
Clinical Social Work Candidate, SWC, MSW, MHOD
Verified Verified
Boulder, CO 80302
Today's professionals are often challenged by the myth of perfectionism, 24/7 work schedules, and having a side hustle. All to frequent, people are wiped out by balancing a fulltime job, family commitments, and escalating economic demands. In the midst of this doing, many have stretched themselves emotionally, psychologically, and physically without adequately supporting their own need for restoration. In fact, without mental wellbeing, healthy coping mechanisms, rest, and healing practices; our minds and bodies experience exhaustion. This type of mental and physical fatigue can lead to increased stress, anxiety, and burnout.
Today's professionals are often challenged by the myth of perfectionism, 24/7 work schedules, and having a side hustle. All to frequent, people are wiped out by balancing a fulltime job, family commitments, and escalating economic demands. In the midst of this doing, many have stretched themselves emotionally, psychologically, and physically without adequately supporting their own need for restoration. In fact, without mental wellbeing, healthy coping mechanisms, rest, and healing practices; our minds and bodies experience exhaustion. This type of mental and physical fatigue can lead to increased stress, anxiety, and burnout.
(720) 262-2340 View (720) 262-2340
Photo of August Elizabeth Perez, MA, LPC, Licensed Professional Counselor
August Elizabeth Perez
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, LPC
Verified Verified
2 Endorsed
Boulder, CO 80305  (Online Only)
Are you finding yourself stuck in the same old patterns of relationship and you can't seem to get out of them? Are you desiring a deeper connection with both yourself and others? I support individuals, couples, and people in all types of configurations of connections to heal relationship wounding, attachment trauma, and the symptoms of anxiety and depression that stem from the pain that is often experienced in relationship. Healthy, empowering, and growth-producing relationships are possible. Are you ready?
Are you finding yourself stuck in the same old patterns of relationship and you can't seem to get out of them? Are you desiring a deeper connection with both yourself and others? I support individuals, couples, and people in all types of configurations of connections to heal relationship wounding, attachment trauma, and the symptoms of anxiety and depression that stem from the pain that is often experienced in relationship. Healthy, empowering, and growth-producing relationships are possible. Are you ready?
(720) 790-5013 View (720) 790-5013
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Naropa Community Counseling
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, LAC
Verified Verified
2 Endorsed
Boulder, CO 80301
Our clinic serves individuals in Boulder and surrounding areas with quality & affordable mental health services (accept Medicaid and $60/hour self-pay sessions). Our second & third year interns are supervised by a seasoned clinical social worker and a licensed professional counselor art therapist. We seek to serve those who are experiencing suffering whether that may be from mental illness, traumatic experiences, life transitions, grief, spiritual questions or other issues.
Our clinic serves individuals in Boulder and surrounding areas with quality & affordable mental health services (accept Medicaid and $60/hour self-pay sessions). Our second & third year interns are supervised by a seasoned clinical social worker and a licensed professional counselor art therapist. We seek to serve those who are experiencing suffering whether that may be from mental illness, traumatic experiences, life transitions, grief, spiritual questions or other issues.
(720) 802-0039 View (720) 802-0039
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EMDR Trauma Therapy Chris Engler Counseling, LLC
Counselor, LPCC
Verified Verified
3 Endorsed
Boulder, CO 80301  (Online Only)
Being human can be a beautiful, sacred, and rewarding experience. Yet, there are the inevitable moments of suffering that can leave us feeling overwhelmed, powerless, or lost. Suffering, whether trauma, depression, anxiety, or an intrusive thought, is hard to be with on our own. As a therapist, I want you to know you're not alone in these darker moments, and there is support for you in this wild, uncertain world. I am here to provide you with effective, practical therapeutic skills for greater resilience, confidence, and strength. I believe in your ability to heal, and live your best, most sacred life.
Being human can be a beautiful, sacred, and rewarding experience. Yet, there are the inevitable moments of suffering that can leave us feeling overwhelmed, powerless, or lost. Suffering, whether trauma, depression, anxiety, or an intrusive thought, is hard to be with on our own. As a therapist, I want you to know you're not alone in these darker moments, and there is support for you in this wild, uncertain world. I am here to provide you with effective, practical therapeutic skills for greater resilience, confidence, and strength. I believe in your ability to heal, and live your best, most sacred life.
(720) 664-4211 View (720) 664-4211
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Colorado Emdr- Maggie Kelly
Licensed Professional Counselor Candidate, LPCC
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Boulder, CO 80302  (Online Only)
Sometimes overwhelming and painful experiences from our past have a negative impact on our present. This can look like: BIG emotions in response to daily stressors Depression that just isn’t lifting Panic & anxiety that hinders your performance, sleep, & wellbeing. Be it coping with a cancer diagnosis, the aftermath of narcissistic abuse and co-dependency, healing from sexual assault, or dealing with the repercussions of a car accident - these life experiences can profoundly affect us. So often, it's a series of accumulating events that lead to chronic stress, overwhelming our current capacity to manage and cope.
Sometimes overwhelming and painful experiences from our past have a negative impact on our present. This can look like: BIG emotions in response to daily stressors Depression that just isn’t lifting Panic & anxiety that hinders your performance, sleep, & wellbeing. Be it coping with a cancer diagnosis, the aftermath of narcissistic abuse and co-dependency, healing from sexual assault, or dealing with the repercussions of a car accident - these life experiences can profoundly affect us. So often, it's a series of accumulating events that lead to chronic stress, overwhelming our current capacity to manage and cope.
(719) 417-8429 View (719) 417-8429
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Erica K. Hubbard
Unlicensed Psychotherapist, LSW, BSP
Verified Verified
2 Endorsed
Boulder, CO 80301
I am a master's level clinician who offers professional treatment of the family system. Within my private practice, sessions focus on individuals, adolescents, families, parenting, behavioral issues, addiction, & any issues causing strained relationships which negatively affect the home environment. I use a unique mixture of humor, directness, relatability, & acceptance to provide a safe environment with my clients. In a non-judgmental space, one’s inherent strength & mindfulness can submerge. Using a strengths-based approach, I help clients find tangible ways to obtain their individual versions of positive change.
I am a master's level clinician who offers professional treatment of the family system. Within my private practice, sessions focus on individuals, adolescents, families, parenting, behavioral issues, addiction, & any issues causing strained relationships which negatively affect the home environment. I use a unique mixture of humor, directness, relatability, & acceptance to provide a safe environment with my clients. In a non-judgmental space, one’s inherent strength & mindfulness can submerge. Using a strengths-based approach, I help clients find tangible ways to obtain their individual versions of positive change.
(970) 514-8989 View (970) 514-8989
Photo of Mary Catherine Molpus, LCSW, CP, PAT, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Mary Catherine Molpus
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, CP, PAT
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Boulder, CO 80304
Creating the life you want can be challenging when you don’t have the support you need. Most people come up against situations that are too difficult to handle alone. Sometimes anxiety and sadness can become obstacles to a fulfilling life. Talking with someone who gets you can often help. I help clients focus on their goals and determine what they need to do to achieve them in a safe and supportive environment. I believe in a co-creation between the therapist and client. I will be by your side as we uncover the strength you have to heal and support you in moving in new directions.
Creating the life you want can be challenging when you don’t have the support you need. Most people come up against situations that are too difficult to handle alone. Sometimes anxiety and sadness can become obstacles to a fulfilling life. Talking with someone who gets you can often help. I help clients focus on their goals and determine what they need to do to achieve them in a safe and supportive environment. I believe in a co-creation between the therapist and client. I will be by your side as we uncover the strength you have to heal and support you in moving in new directions.
(720) 456-1129 View (720) 456-1129
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Olga M Vera
Psychologist, PhD
Verified Verified
Boulder, CO 80301
Waitlist for new clients
I am a Licensed Clinical Psychologist with over 26 years of experience. I provide couples, Individual, and Family Therapy. My modalities include EMDR, CBT, DBT, Hakomi, and PACT Level 3 for couples therapy. I am considered a Trauma expert and provide trauma-informed treatments. Many of my clients struggle with PTSD, depression, anxiety, addictions, chronic pain, medical trauma and relationship issues. My approach is collaborative, preventative, educational and inclusive.
I am a Licensed Clinical Psychologist with over 26 years of experience. I provide couples, Individual, and Family Therapy. My modalities include EMDR, CBT, DBT, Hakomi, and PACT Level 3 for couples therapy. I am considered a Trauma expert and provide trauma-informed treatments. Many of my clients struggle with PTSD, depression, anxiety, addictions, chronic pain, medical trauma and relationship issues. My approach is collaborative, preventative, educational and inclusive.
(720) 893-9806 View (720) 893-9806
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Denise Farris
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified Verified
Boulder, CO 80302  (Online Only)
I am an LCSW with experience in working with both recent trauma, long-term and/or ongoing trauma, and crisis situations. I work with First Responders, Veterans, and adults to overcome the hiccups of life and find better ways of coping in order to be happier. I use a combination of evidence-based practice methods including EMDR, CBT, CPT, Trauma Informed Care, and Motivational Interviewing. I developed an Anger Management Class for the Incarcerated Veterans. I was a first responder in EMS for 23 years, so I have a different outlook on life.
I am an LCSW with experience in working with both recent trauma, long-term and/or ongoing trauma, and crisis situations. I work with First Responders, Veterans, and adults to overcome the hiccups of life and find better ways of coping in order to be happier. I use a combination of evidence-based practice methods including EMDR, CBT, CPT, Trauma Informed Care, and Motivational Interviewing. I developed an Anger Management Class for the Incarcerated Veterans. I was a first responder in EMS for 23 years, so I have a different outlook on life.
(720) 653-3003 View (720) 653-3003
Photo of Nick Serro With Connected Roots, LCSW, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Nick Serro With Connected Roots
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified Verified
Boulder, CO 80301
If you struggle with mastering your circumstances, they may end up mastering you. This is a reality we all face, but the time and effort required to do so can be overwhelming. My experience is centered around neurodivergent populations who struggle with emotions and executive functioning. I view each client with holistic, person-centered views of a unique and complex individual rather than just a diagnosis. As an abstract thinker, I specialize in helping you tie the pieces together in a new, autonomous and empowering way. I strive to be genuine and collaborative in sessions-- come talk to me about anything, I would love to listen!
If you struggle with mastering your circumstances, they may end up mastering you. This is a reality we all face, but the time and effort required to do so can be overwhelming. My experience is centered around neurodivergent populations who struggle with emotions and executive functioning. I view each client with holistic, person-centered views of a unique and complex individual rather than just a diagnosis. As an abstract thinker, I specialize in helping you tie the pieces together in a new, autonomous and empowering way. I strive to be genuine and collaborative in sessions-- come talk to me about anything, I would love to listen!
(720) 619-3964 View (720) 619-3964
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Michael R Freedman
Psychologist, PhD
Verified Verified
Boulder, CO 80302
I am experienced at helping adults, children (including teens), and families. If you are having trouble with your feelings (anxiety, anger, depression), trouble with your relationships, or need help with your direction in life, call or email.
I am experienced at helping adults, children (including teens), and families. If you are having trouble with your feelings (anxiety, anger, depression), trouble with your relationships, or need help with your direction in life, call or email.
(720) 440-2031 View (720) 440-2031
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Leda Swann
Counselor, MA, LPCC
Verified Verified
Boulder, CO 80301
Finding the right psychotherapist can be a daunting process. Please know that I provide a safe and comfortable space where you can explore the parts of your life that you value and may want to change. My approach is to cultivate a sense of curiosity and kindness in our conversations while supporting you in saying whatever is on your mind.
Finding the right psychotherapist can be a daunting process. Please know that I provide a safe and comfortable space where you can explore the parts of your life that you value and may want to change. My approach is to cultivate a sense of curiosity and kindness in our conversations while supporting you in saying whatever is on your mind.
(720) 571-4089 View (720) 571-4089
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Jamie Lowy
Counselor, MA, LPCC
Verified Verified
2 Endorsed
Boulder, CO 80304  (Online Only)
You’re feeling stuck and you are so ready to make progress, but you’re questioning every decision. You hear people talk about “inner knowing” but you are so disconnected that it feels like your compass is broken, and you have no idea which way to go, or how to get there, or where “there” is. Feeling stuck, confused, unsure how to move forward - these can be related to anxiety and depression, or they can be the symptoms of going through big life transitions. Or both. If you find yourself scrolling through social media, numbing out with Netflix, waking up dreading the day, or just feeling a bit lost — I’m here for you.
You’re feeling stuck and you are so ready to make progress, but you’re questioning every decision. You hear people talk about “inner knowing” but you are so disconnected that it feels like your compass is broken, and you have no idea which way to go, or how to get there, or where “there” is. Feeling stuck, confused, unsure how to move forward - these can be related to anxiety and depression, or they can be the symptoms of going through big life transitions. Or both. If you find yourself scrolling through social media, numbing out with Netflix, waking up dreading the day, or just feeling a bit lost — I’m here for you.
(720) 802-2033 View (720) 802-2033
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Thomas Zachar
Pre-Licensed Professional, LPC-C, BS
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Boulder, CO 80303
Life can be really dang hard at times- together we can focus on personal growth, healing, and increasing the quality of your experience. Our relationship with others, our environments, and other dimensions of life is the core of who we are as humans. Fortunately, therapy is a tried and true version of this relationship that empowers us to accomplish mental health, wellness, and growth. I am here to connect with and understand your unique circumstances so that we can safely navigate any challenges that arise. My ideal world is one where we can all live in peace, harmony, and be able to safely express our inherent individuality.
Life can be really dang hard at times- together we can focus on personal growth, healing, and increasing the quality of your experience. Our relationship with others, our environments, and other dimensions of life is the core of who we are as humans. Fortunately, therapy is a tried and true version of this relationship that empowers us to accomplish mental health, wellness, and growth. I am here to connect with and understand your unique circumstances so that we can safely navigate any challenges that arise. My ideal world is one where we can all live in peace, harmony, and be able to safely express our inherent individuality.
(720) 983-3534 View (720) 983-3534
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Lynda Hilburn
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, LPC, CACII, CCHt
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Boulder, CO 80301  (Online Only)
I specialize in age-30+ females who are ready to thrive. Many of us spend years sleepwalking -- acting out old patterns, beliefs and fears. We're either unaware of other options or nervous about taking the steps required for change. By courageously reaching out for help and exploring therapy/counseling you're one step closer to creating a new reality. If you've been through therapy before, but are still lost -- if you're ready to transform your life, contact me.
I specialize in age-30+ females who are ready to thrive. Many of us spend years sleepwalking -- acting out old patterns, beliefs and fears. We're either unaware of other options or nervous about taking the steps required for change. By courageously reaching out for help and exploring therapy/counseling you're one step closer to creating a new reality. If you've been through therapy before, but are still lost -- if you're ready to transform your life, contact me.
(720) 897-5471 View (720) 897-5471

How does your Therapist compare?

Number of Therapists in Boulder, CO

1,000+

Average cost per session

$150

Therapists in Boulder, CO who prioritize treating:

92% Anxiety
86% Depression
84% Relationship Issues
79% Self Esteem
76% Trauma and PTSD
70% Stress
70% Life Transitions

Average years in practice

10 Years

Top 3 insurances accepted

71% Aetna
60% UnitedHealthcare UHC | UBH
58% Cigna and Evernorth

How Therapists in Boulder, CO see their clients

70% In Person and Online
30% Online Only

Gender breakdown

75% Female
22% Male
3% Non-Binary
FAQs - About Therapy and Counseling

How can I find a therapist in Boulder?

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.