Therapists in Briargate, Colorado Springs, CO

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Karissa Wight
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Briargate, Colorado Springs, CO 80920
Anymore we all struggle with our emotions and being comfortable to express ourselves, feeling vaildated and still being able to cope and manage through our circumstances. I am trained in DBT (dialectical behavioral therapy) for youth and adults, working on suicidal ideation, self harm and coping skills to sustain healthy behavior. Finding a balance between acceptance of who we are and finding the ability to change. I have also worked with clients doing life skills, family preservation and parenting - to work on family Dynamics and how to create a more stable homeostasis/balance for the family
Anymore we all struggle with our emotions and being comfortable to express ourselves, feeling vaildated and still being able to cope and manage through our circumstances. I am trained in DBT (dialectical behavioral therapy) for youth and adults, working on suicidal ideation, self harm and coping skills to sustain healthy behavior. Finding a balance between acceptance of who we are and finding the ability to change. I have also worked with clients doing life skills, family preservation and parenting - to work on family Dynamics and how to create a more stable homeostasis/balance for the family
(719) 223-4518 View (719) 223-4518
Photo of Meredith Kucyk, Clinical Social Work/Therapist in Briargate, Colorado Springs, CO
Meredith Kucyk
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LSW, MSW, ADDC
Verified Verified
Briargate, Colorado Springs, CO 80920  (Online Only)
Hello! My name is Meredith Kucyk. Thank you for your consideration as you explore the possibility of engaging in therapy. I provide individual therapy services where I work alongside clients to empower and support them as they pursue their goals and active change in their lives. I seek to provide a safe, empathetic, and nonjudgmental environment in which my clients can explore the depths of who they are and the world in which they live.
Hello! My name is Meredith Kucyk. Thank you for your consideration as you explore the possibility of engaging in therapy. I provide individual therapy services where I work alongside clients to empower and support them as they pursue their goals and active change in their lives. I seek to provide a safe, empathetic, and nonjudgmental environment in which my clients can explore the depths of who they are and the world in which they live.
(719) 417-9308 View (719) 417-9308
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Kelly Gillespie, River of Life Counseling
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, LPC
Verified Verified
Briargate, Colorado Springs, CO 80920
Hopeless? Overwhelmed? Tired of feeling sadness, anger, & worry? Ready to get your life back? I specialize in divorce recovery, relationship/ marriage counseling, recovering from narcissistic relationships & abuse, parental alienation & reunification, co-parenting & communication in high conflict divorces. I, also, work with anxiety and depression issues. Sometimes the circumstances around us do not change but be encouraged that taking a STEP FORWARD can be the first step towards hope and healing. I work with individuals, couples, & families. I, also, offer teletherapy and video sessions.
Hopeless? Overwhelmed? Tired of feeling sadness, anger, & worry? Ready to get your life back? I specialize in divorce recovery, relationship/ marriage counseling, recovering from narcissistic relationships & abuse, parental alienation & reunification, co-parenting & communication in high conflict divorces. I, also, work with anxiety and depression issues. Sometimes the circumstances around us do not change but be encouraged that taking a STEP FORWARD can be the first step towards hope and healing. I work with individuals, couples, & families. I, also, offer teletherapy and video sessions.
(719) 375-2006 View (719) 375-2006
Photo of Small Steps Counseling, Clinical Social Work/Therapist in Briargate, Colorado Springs, CO
Small Steps Counseling
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified Verified
2 Endorsed
Briargate, Colorado Springs, CO 80920
Hello! I am interested in learning about you and your story. I work with your individual strengths to help you make changes in your life to grow the way you are looking for. I work from a trauma informed and client centered perspective. I use techniques from person-centered therapy, EMDR, trauma focused therapy, cognitive behavioral therapy and dialectical behavioral therapy. I believe it takes small steps to make big changes in our lives. I will help you take small steps to get through difficult situations and I work to help my clients continue stepping forward in their lives.
Hello! I am interested in learning about you and your story. I work with your individual strengths to help you make changes in your life to grow the way you are looking for. I work from a trauma informed and client centered perspective. I use techniques from person-centered therapy, EMDR, trauma focused therapy, cognitive behavioral therapy and dialectical behavioral therapy. I believe it takes small steps to make big changes in our lives. I will help you take small steps to get through difficult situations and I work to help my clients continue stepping forward in their lives.
(719) 212-4199 View (719) 212-4199
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Tamara S Latham
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LCSW
Verified Verified
2 Endorsed
Briargate, Colorado Springs, CO 80920
Waitlist for new clients
Are you going through a major life shift or transition? This could be anything to include a new medical diagnosis, chronic health condition, smoking cessation, weight loss surgery, and/or LGBTQ issues. If you are experiencing anxiety, depression, isolation, or fear of the unknown, I teach people how to assert and advocate for themselves. As you confront the issues that are holding you back I will support you and teach you important skills to enable you to take back your life. I believe in providing the tools you will need to become your own advocate.
Are you going through a major life shift or transition? This could be anything to include a new medical diagnosis, chronic health condition, smoking cessation, weight loss surgery, and/or LGBTQ issues. If you are experiencing anxiety, depression, isolation, or fear of the unknown, I teach people how to assert and advocate for themselves. As you confront the issues that are holding you back I will support you and teach you important skills to enable you to take back your life. I believe in providing the tools you will need to become your own advocate.
(719) 694-0288 View (719) 694-0288
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Jasmine Bonenfant
Pre-Licensed Professional, LPCC, CCAP
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Briargate, Colorado Springs, CO 80920
I am committed to nurturing a therapeutic relationship that is grounded in safety, acceptance, and trust. I help clients examine the “stories” and “parts” of themselves that contribute to their self-concept and perspectives of their experience and reality. I believe in the power of “coming back home” to your true self and approach the therapeutic journey with patience, empathy, and compassion. My approach is non-judgmental and nurturing, while also providing concrete tools and resources to use along the way. I aim to help clients heal wounds, enhance wellbeing, improve relationships, and fulfill their true potential.
I am committed to nurturing a therapeutic relationship that is grounded in safety, acceptance, and trust. I help clients examine the “stories” and “parts” of themselves that contribute to their self-concept and perspectives of their experience and reality. I believe in the power of “coming back home” to your true self and approach the therapeutic journey with patience, empathy, and compassion. My approach is non-judgmental and nurturing, while also providing concrete tools and resources to use along the way. I aim to help clients heal wounds, enhance wellbeing, improve relationships, and fulfill their true potential.
(719) 745-8689 View (719) 745-8689
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Sarah Roberts
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, LISW-CP
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Briargate, Colorado Springs, CO 80920
My clients are often struggling with life changes such as career moves, marriage, divorce, major lifestyle shifts, or relocation. Clients may also be those who have experienced a recent traumatic event or are ready to work through an event from many years ago. They’re frequently navigating the challenges of family building – pregnancy, fertility treatments, adoption, perinatal mood disorders, and traumatic births. My passion is to see individuals foster and build upon their inner strength and overcome incredible obstacles.
My clients are often struggling with life changes such as career moves, marriage, divorce, major lifestyle shifts, or relocation. Clients may also be those who have experienced a recent traumatic event or are ready to work through an event from many years ago. They’re frequently navigating the challenges of family building – pregnancy, fertility treatments, adoption, perinatal mood disorders, and traumatic births. My passion is to see individuals foster and build upon their inner strength and overcome incredible obstacles.
(719) 735-5634 View (719) 735-5634
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Helen Abels
Licensed Professional Counselor Candidate, LPCC
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Briargate, Colorado Springs, CO 80920
Life can get so hard and messy sometimes! You do not have to walk through it alone. Whether you are struggling with symptoms of depression, anxiety, stress, lack of focus, addictive behaviors, and anything in between, there is hope and a path forward.
Life can get so hard and messy sometimes! You do not have to walk through it alone. Whether you are struggling with symptoms of depression, anxiety, stress, lack of focus, addictive behaviors, and anything in between, there is hope and a path forward.
(719) 452-8589 View (719) 452-8589
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Bridgette Saylor
LPC Intern
Verified Verified
Briargate, Colorado Springs, CO 80920
Everyone faces their own unique challenges in life and we all deserve the opportunity to overcome these challenges. Are you struggling with anxiety and/or depression, stress, or overwhelming emotions like anger? Do you often become emotionally dysregulated and don't know how to recenter yourself? Do you have coping skills or habits that no longer serve a functional purpose? Are you looking to reconnect with yourself and deepen your connection with others? Or maybe you struggle with self-worth or self-agency? I'm here to help!
Everyone faces their own unique challenges in life and we all deserve the opportunity to overcome these challenges. Are you struggling with anxiety and/or depression, stress, or overwhelming emotions like anger? Do you often become emotionally dysregulated and don't know how to recenter yourself? Do you have coping skills or habits that no longer serve a functional purpose? Are you looking to reconnect with yourself and deepen your connection with others? Or maybe you struggle with self-worth or self-agency? I'm here to help!
(719) 631-2973 x710 View (719) 631-2973 x710
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Hope Mountain Behavioral Health
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, LPC-S, LAC, ACS
Verified Verified
6 Endorsed
Briargate, Colorado Springs, CO 80920
Are you tired of being exhausted with worry, depression and lack of direction? Maybe you've made mistakes that are leaving you bogged down by self-defeat, doubt? And as a result, are you fed up? Like you just can't take another minute of it. If either of these is true, you are our specialty. We thrive working with families (and anyone else) suffering with self-destructive behaviors, anxiety, addictions, trauma, grief or loss. After working with us, people usually begin to embrace their shortcomings and rediscover their dreams.
Are you tired of being exhausted with worry, depression and lack of direction? Maybe you've made mistakes that are leaving you bogged down by self-defeat, doubt? And as a result, are you fed up? Like you just can't take another minute of it. If either of these is true, you are our specialty. We thrive working with families (and anyone else) suffering with self-destructive behaviors, anxiety, addictions, trauma, grief or loss. After working with us, people usually begin to embrace their shortcomings and rediscover their dreams.
(719) 345-1278 View (719) 345-1278
Photo of Heather Laughlin, Clinical Social Work/Therapist in Briargate, Colorado Springs, CO
Heather Laughlin
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Briargate, Colorado Springs, CO 80920
Frustration, stress, and past trauma can hijack even our best days. As your therapist, I’m your sounding board, guide to self-healing and inner growth, and an instrument to unlock your potential. I enjoy working with people seeking a deeper understanding of themselves, who are ready to do the work and want to lean into a more mindful and fulfilling life. Together, we can work on getting to the root of reactions and patterns, creating space for self-awareness and ultimately influence your relationship with yourself.
Frustration, stress, and past trauma can hijack even our best days. As your therapist, I’m your sounding board, guide to self-healing and inner growth, and an instrument to unlock your potential. I enjoy working with people seeking a deeper understanding of themselves, who are ready to do the work and want to lean into a more mindful and fulfilling life. Together, we can work on getting to the root of reactions and patterns, creating space for self-awareness and ultimately influence your relationship with yourself.
(719) 631-4455 View (719) 631-4455
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Jamie Daniels
Marriage & Family Therapist, MS, LMFT, CCTP, EMDR
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Briargate, Colorado Springs, CO 80920
I have a Masters of Science Degree in Counseling specializing in Marriage, Family and Child Therapy. I am also a Certified Clinical Trauma Professional and trained in EMDR. I have experience working with trauma both civilian and military. I enjoy working with couples and families as well as individuals. I employ a real world approach to real world problems and will work to help you resolve what's bugging you as quickly as possible.
I have a Masters of Science Degree in Counseling specializing in Marriage, Family and Child Therapy. I am also a Certified Clinical Trauma Professional and trained in EMDR. I have experience working with trauma both civilian and military. I enjoy working with couples and families as well as individuals. I employ a real world approach to real world problems and will work to help you resolve what's bugging you as quickly as possible.
(719) 393-5119 View (719) 393-5119
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David E Bell
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, LPC, LAC
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Briargate, Colorado Springs, CO 80920
My goal is to help you flourish in life! If you want to move beyond where you are currently in life, I can help you find your own strength and motivation to do so. We will look at mind, body, and spirit to help you make the changes you want to make in your life.
My goal is to help you flourish in life! If you want to move beyond where you are currently in life, I can help you find your own strength and motivation to do so. We will look at mind, body, and spirit to help you make the changes you want to make in your life.
(719) 423-6889 View (719) 423-6889
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Caralee Frederic
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, CGT, SRT
Verified Verified
2 Endorsed
Briargate, Colorado Springs, CO 80920
I love working with couples who are passionate about the value of their marriage/relationship, regardless of its current state. Whether you want to strengthen your current relationship or are healing from deep wounds and painful interactions, you are ready to invest the time, energy and money to achieve an "Elevated" relationship and a more abundant life together. My couples are willing to grapple with hard things, such as affairs/infidelity, betrayal trauma, porn addiction and other sexually compulsive behaviors, Intimacy Anorexia, escalated conflict, and disconnect. I offer Discernment Counseling, for couples considering divorce.
I love working with couples who are passionate about the value of their marriage/relationship, regardless of its current state. Whether you want to strengthen your current relationship or are healing from deep wounds and painful interactions, you are ready to invest the time, energy and money to achieve an "Elevated" relationship and a more abundant life together. My couples are willing to grapple with hard things, such as affairs/infidelity, betrayal trauma, porn addiction and other sexually compulsive behaviors, Intimacy Anorexia, escalated conflict, and disconnect. I offer Discernment Counseling, for couples considering divorce.
(719) 299-3231 View (719) 299-3231
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Brandy Bring
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC
Verified Verified
Briargate, Colorado Springs, CO 80920
Brandy is a LPC who grew up in Ohio and recently moved to Colorado, where she's been practicing since 2020. She graduated from Malone University in Canton, OH with a Master's Degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling. Brandy's laid-back personality and usage of humor helps clients to feel comfortable in session and helps to build therapeutic rapport. Brandy uses a mix of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Person-Centered, Solution-Focused, and Mindfulness techniques to help clients learn skills to manage and overcome their challenges.
Brandy is a LPC who grew up in Ohio and recently moved to Colorado, where she's been practicing since 2020. She graduated from Malone University in Canton, OH with a Master's Degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling. Brandy's laid-back personality and usage of humor helps clients to feel comfortable in session and helps to build therapeutic rapport. Brandy uses a mix of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Person-Centered, Solution-Focused, and Mindfulness techniques to help clients learn skills to manage and overcome their challenges.
(719) 220-8092 View (719) 220-8092
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Dr. Lori Kucharski
Marriage & Family Therapist, PhD, LMFT-S, LPC-S, CEDS-C
Verified Verified
4 Endorsed
Briargate, Colorado Springs, CO 80920  (Online Only)
Hello! I provide virtual EMDR Therapy for residents of Colorado and have been a therapist for over twenty years. I have created a successful, comprehensive wellness program that incorporates all aspects of health. I specialize in complex trauma, disordered eating and body image concerns, attachment & family systems, religious-based & generational trauma, and dissociative disorders and Dissociative Identity Disorder. I enjoy working with adults & teens using EMDR Therapy, and I incorporate other therapy models like "Parts Work" and IFS as well. For more information on my practice, please visit www.emdrcenterofthepikespeakregion.com.
Hello! I provide virtual EMDR Therapy for residents of Colorado and have been a therapist for over twenty years. I have created a successful, comprehensive wellness program that incorporates all aspects of health. I specialize in complex trauma, disordered eating and body image concerns, attachment & family systems, religious-based & generational trauma, and dissociative disorders and Dissociative Identity Disorder. I enjoy working with adults & teens using EMDR Therapy, and I incorporate other therapy models like "Parts Work" and IFS as well. For more information on my practice, please visit www.emdrcenterofthepikespeakregion.com.
(719) 631-8160 View (719) 631-8160
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Jeremy Hartke
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC, NCC, MS
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Briargate, Colorado Springs, CO 80920
Are you feeling in a funk? Struggling with the stress of life pre or post-pandemic? Do you feel like your marriage is hurting from poor communication or drifting apart over the years? Do you want to feel like you can manage your anxiety? As a therapist, my goal is to help you deepen your understanding of the problem. Understand how and why it exists, and then implement ways to help you feel growth. I want to help you make the changes that you see as important. I want to help you lay a new foundation of living that makes you feel empowered and in control.
Are you feeling in a funk? Struggling with the stress of life pre or post-pandemic? Do you feel like your marriage is hurting from poor communication or drifting apart over the years? Do you want to feel like you can manage your anxiety? As a therapist, my goal is to help you deepen your understanding of the problem. Understand how and why it exists, and then implement ways to help you feel growth. I want to help you make the changes that you see as important. I want to help you lay a new foundation of living that makes you feel empowered and in control.
(719) 212-4021 View (719) 212-4021
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Christine Limon
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT, SEP
Verified Verified
Briargate, Colorado Springs, CO 80920  (Online Only)
Not accepting new clients
Still feel stuck from painful things that have happened to you? Do you want real, lasting results in your life and your relationships? I am passionate about my work and I truly care about my clients and want them to have long lasting relief and a deeper sense of happiness. I use a gentle, empathetic, and specific specialized approach called Somatic Experiencing, that targets your whole nervous system, facilitating healing through helping you become more balanced and more resilient. I would love to meet with you for a free consultation to learn about how this approach may benefit you!
Still feel stuck from painful things that have happened to you? Do you want real, lasting results in your life and your relationships? I am passionate about my work and I truly care about my clients and want them to have long lasting relief and a deeper sense of happiness. I use a gentle, empathetic, and specific specialized approach called Somatic Experiencing, that targets your whole nervous system, facilitating healing through helping you become more balanced and more resilient. I would love to meet with you for a free consultation to learn about how this approach may benefit you!
(719) 602-8139 View (719) 602-8139
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Max Ziegenhagen
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, MFT
Verified Verified
5 Endorsed
Briargate, Colorado Springs, CO 80920
I work with families who feel stuck. Maybe you simply cannot seem to change the pattern of conflict in your marriage, or your teen’s behavior or emotional experience is more than you can handle. Maybe your son or daughter is depressed or addicted, or you have experienced a loss, an accident, or are finally ready to address the experience of abuse in your life that has held you back or kept you disconnected from yourself and others. Please come in and meet me in person so we can get you unstuck and reconnected!
I work with families who feel stuck. Maybe you simply cannot seem to change the pattern of conflict in your marriage, or your teen’s behavior or emotional experience is more than you can handle. Maybe your son or daughter is depressed or addicted, or you have experienced a loss, an accident, or are finally ready to address the experience of abuse in your life that has held you back or kept you disconnected from yourself and others. Please come in and meet me in person so we can get you unstuck and reconnected!
(719) 888-5337 View (719) 888-5337
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Megan Keyes
Licensed Professional Counselor Candidate, LPCC
Verified Verified
Briargate, Colorado Springs, CO 80920
Although we cannot avoid life’s pain and trauma, we do not have to process it alone. I see counseling as a collaborative and supportive process that can aid in one's healing. Maya Angelou said, “You can’t really know where you are going until you know where you have been.” I believe it is imperative to evaluate our life story and the meaning we have attached to our experiences. Recognizing the root of our maladaptive thoughts and emotional distress allows us to receive the hope and healing needed to move towards a satisfying and purpose-filled life.
Although we cannot avoid life’s pain and trauma, we do not have to process it alone. I see counseling as a collaborative and supportive process that can aid in one's healing. Maya Angelou said, “You can’t really know where you are going until you know where you have been.” I believe it is imperative to evaluate our life story and the meaning we have attached to our experiences. Recognizing the root of our maladaptive thoughts and emotional distress allows us to receive the hope and healing needed to move towards a satisfying and purpose-filled life.
(719) 745-2862 View (719) 745-2862

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Number of Therapists in Briargate, Colorado Springs, CO

400+

Average cost per session

$125

Therapists in Briargate, Colorado Springs, CO who prioritize treating:

94% Anxiety
89% Depression
80% Trauma and PTSD
75% Relationship Issues
71% Self Esteem
70% Coping Skills
68% Grief

Average years in practice

9 Years

Top 3 insurances accepted

80% Aetna
71% Cigna and Evernorth
71% UnitedHealthcare UHC | UBH

How Therapists in Briargate, Colorado Springs, CO see their clients

83% In Person and Online
17% Online Only

Gender breakdown

80% Female
19% Male
1% Non-Binary

FAQs - About Therapy and Counseling

How can I find a therapist in Briargate, Colorado Springs?

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.