Therapists in Denver, CO

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Natalie Lyon
Pre-Licensed Professional
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Denver, CO 80237
Do you find yourself feeling lost and frustrated with your life? Distress often arises when we are unable to show up authentically or when we are experiencing difficulty with change. Therapy can help you show up for yourself so you can be present for the important areas of your life.
Do you find yourself feeling lost and frustrated with your life? Distress often arises when we are unable to show up authentically or when we are experiencing difficulty with change. Therapy can help you show up for yourself so you can be present for the important areas of your life.
(720) 804-0308 View (720) 804-0308
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Mickala Schmidt
Pre-Licensed Professional
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Denver, CO 80237
“I feel like I’m just surviving instead of thriving” ... “I feel like difficult experiences in my past are holding me back from being fully myself”... “It feels selfish to take care of myself" ... “I feel like I’m under so much pressure” ... It doesn't have to stay this way! I am here to walk with you through this difficult time and I want to help you create more balance, authenticity, and joy in your life.
“I feel like I’m just surviving instead of thriving” ... “I feel like difficult experiences in my past are holding me back from being fully myself”... “It feels selfish to take care of myself" ... “I feel like I’m under so much pressure” ... It doesn't have to stay this way! I am here to walk with you through this difficult time and I want to help you create more balance, authenticity, and joy in your life.
(720) 575-4831 View (720) 575-4831
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Christine Lekas
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, LPC, NCC
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Denver, CO 80202  (Online Only)
I work with people who are struggling with bipolar disorder, depression, anxiety, self esteem, mood regulation, relationship issues, and communication issues in a collaborative and compassionate environment. In this supportive space you can learn how to navigate the roadblocks that life has presented you. My goal is to help you build the life you want to live by building awareness of yourself, breaking unwanted cycles, and teaching you how to to use coping skills to improve your quality of life. We are all capable of change, and my job is to help guide you through this process of growth and healing.
I work with people who are struggling with bipolar disorder, depression, anxiety, self esteem, mood regulation, relationship issues, and communication issues in a collaborative and compassionate environment. In this supportive space you can learn how to navigate the roadblocks that life has presented you. My goal is to help you build the life you want to live by building awareness of yourself, breaking unwanted cycles, and teaching you how to to use coping skills to improve your quality of life. We are all capable of change, and my job is to help guide you through this process of growth and healing.
(720) 619-8275 View (720) 619-8275
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Johnna Vernon
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT , EMDR
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Denver, CO 80211  (Online Only)
I whole heartedly believe in the therapeutic process to create lasting change in people's lives. I have over 10 years of experience working with families, children and individuals in a variety of settings. I use many different techniques, including EMDR, to support clients through their healing, reduce symptoms and create happy, fulfilling lives. I believe that YOU have an innate ability to heal and thrive. My role, as your therapist, is to help you feel empowered by accessing your own mind/body wisdom to bring balance and peace into your life.
I whole heartedly believe in the therapeutic process to create lasting change in people's lives. I have over 10 years of experience working with families, children and individuals in a variety of settings. I use many different techniques, including EMDR, to support clients through their healing, reduce symptoms and create happy, fulfilling lives. I believe that YOU have an innate ability to heal and thrive. My role, as your therapist, is to help you feel empowered by accessing your own mind/body wisdom to bring balance and peace into your life.
(719) 215-5803 View (719) 215-5803
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John Nielsen
Licensed Professional Counselor, MFT, LPC, EMDR
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Denver, CO 80202  (Online Only)
I work with men and women who have endured past trauma and have trouble navigating work, relationships, and life on a day-to-day basis. Anger, rage, shame, addiction, anxiety, hiding, emotional cut-offs, broken relationships, isolation, and depression often come from a deeper pain and past trauma. We don't always have the words to address these issues or feel like we're "allowed to" have them. We can compartmentalize and focus on "just getting the next job done", but after a while we have to deal with our emotional pain as it may keep us from moving forward.
I work with men and women who have endured past trauma and have trouble navigating work, relationships, and life on a day-to-day basis. Anger, rage, shame, addiction, anxiety, hiding, emotional cut-offs, broken relationships, isolation, and depression often come from a deeper pain and past trauma. We don't always have the words to address these issues or feel like we're "allowed to" have them. We can compartmentalize and focus on "just getting the next job done", but after a while we have to deal with our emotional pain as it may keep us from moving forward.
(720) 573-0059 View (720) 573-0059
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Thomas Ramey Watson
PhD
Verified Verified
Denver, CO 80221
Your mind, body, & spirit are important components of a good life. I work with relationships, abuse, bullying, developing a strong and healthy sense of self, sex & gender, & spirituality. Having had a number of experiences with loss and the survival of the soul, I also do lots of grief and hope work over the passing of beloved animals and people. I find that this helps people with anxiety, especially important in our time. I am fully supportive of various orientations and paths to fulfillment, aware of the roles that class, race, and gender play in our lives. Most of all, I want you to find your true self, not a mask imposed on you.
Your mind, body, & spirit are important components of a good life. I work with relationships, abuse, bullying, developing a strong and healthy sense of self, sex & gender, & spirituality. Having had a number of experiences with loss and the survival of the soul, I also do lots of grief and hope work over the passing of beloved animals and people. I find that this helps people with anxiety, especially important in our time. I am fully supportive of various orientations and paths to fulfillment, aware of the roles that class, race, and gender play in our lives. Most of all, I want you to find your true self, not a mask imposed on you.
(720) 358-2853 View (720) 358-2853
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Darby Kolo
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, LPC
Verified Verified
3 Endorsed
Denver, CO 80206  (Online Only)
Change is not linear. I have come to understand the numerous challenges in life that can make you feel as if you have gone nowhere. The anxiety that sets in is alarming and the depression that may later consume you feels debilitating. However, my work has also taught my the impact we often have on our own suffering: how we often jump to "I can't" instead of "I can try." We have all found ourselves deep in self-doubt, feeling stuck in the symptoms of depression and anxiety. Are you hoping to see how change and success can become more linear overtime? My approach can help you get there.
Change is not linear. I have come to understand the numerous challenges in life that can make you feel as if you have gone nowhere. The anxiety that sets in is alarming and the depression that may later consume you feels debilitating. However, my work has also taught my the impact we often have on our own suffering: how we often jump to "I can't" instead of "I can try." We have all found ourselves deep in self-doubt, feeling stuck in the symptoms of depression and anxiety. Are you hoping to see how change and success can become more linear overtime? My approach can help you get there.
(720) 704-1647 View (720) 704-1647
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Lesbian Couples Institute
Verified Verified
2 Endorsed
Denver, CO 80210
Are you looking for help with your lesbian relationship and you don't know where to go, or who to trust? Feel like you're stuck in a vicious cycle that's causing you distress or pain? Maybe so much pain that you're starting to think that your relationship is doomed. Or perhaps your partner has just told you that she's not in love with you anymore, and you desperately want to turn things around. If you're struggling with communication, disconnection, or trust issues you've come to the right place.
Are you looking for help with your lesbian relationship and you don't know where to go, or who to trust? Feel like you're stuck in a vicious cycle that's causing you distress or pain? Maybe so much pain that you're starting to think that your relationship is doomed. Or perhaps your partner has just told you that she's not in love with you anymore, and you desperately want to turn things around. If you're struggling with communication, disconnection, or trust issues you've come to the right place.
(720) 580-5263 View (720) 580-5263
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Elizabeth Schulte, LCSW, PhD in Progress
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified Verified
3 Endorsed
Denver, CO 80210
Not accepting new clients
Are you seeking to improve your relationships, to enhance your self-esteem, or to to heal from past trauma? If so, I may be the right therapist for you. My strength as a therapist lies in working with clients who struggle to understand why they continue to repeat the same problematic patterns in relationships, why they suffer from low self-esteem, and how to heal from traumatic events. If you are interested in working collaboratively with an experienced therapist to create the change you wish to see in your life, then I may be a good fit for you.
Are you seeking to improve your relationships, to enhance your self-esteem, or to to heal from past trauma? If so, I may be the right therapist for you. My strength as a therapist lies in working with clients who struggle to understand why they continue to repeat the same problematic patterns in relationships, why they suffer from low self-esteem, and how to heal from traumatic events. If you are interested in working collaboratively with an experienced therapist to create the change you wish to see in your life, then I may be a good fit for you.
(720) 924-7173 View (720) 924-7173
Photo of Bibiana Arangua, MA, LPCC
Bibiana Arangua
Licensed Professional Counselor Candidate, MA, LPCC
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Denver, CO 80222
I enjoy taking a holistic mind-body-soul approach to mental wellness that explores and honors the whole self. I have a passion for helping individuals navigate and foster a deeper understanding of themselves and their relationships. When working with any client, my goal is to ensure that they feel seen, heard, supported, and empowered. Whatever is bringing you to counseling, I am confident in your inherent strength and capacity for growth. My role is to help you harness those strengths and navigate the transformative process of self-exploration, vulnerability and change.
I enjoy taking a holistic mind-body-soul approach to mental wellness that explores and honors the whole self. I have a passion for helping individuals navigate and foster a deeper understanding of themselves and their relationships. When working with any client, my goal is to ensure that they feel seen, heard, supported, and empowered. Whatever is bringing you to counseling, I am confident in your inherent strength and capacity for growth. My role is to help you harness those strengths and navigate the transformative process of self-exploration, vulnerability and change.
(833) 926-1893 x9 View (833) 926-1893 x9
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Dr. Trey Cole
Psychologist, PsyD, ABPP, DAAETS
Verified Verified
11 Endorsed
Denver, CO 80222
It is my belief that we all have an innate desire to connect, feel heard, and be understood. My therapeutic approach is grounded in this belief, and it is my hope that we will create a meaningful therapy that is validating and encouraging, yet simultaneously challenging enough to be a catalyst for meaningful growth. Because change often occurs as a byproduct of a connected and understanding relationship, a critical task of therapy is to help you explore, understand, and challenge what meanings you have made of your experiences, and in so doing, facilitate a new experience of yourself or your relationships.
It is my belief that we all have an innate desire to connect, feel heard, and be understood. My therapeutic approach is grounded in this belief, and it is my hope that we will create a meaningful therapy that is validating and encouraging, yet simultaneously challenging enough to be a catalyst for meaningful growth. Because change often occurs as a byproduct of a connected and understanding relationship, a critical task of therapy is to help you explore, understand, and challenge what meanings you have made of your experiences, and in so doing, facilitate a new experience of yourself or your relationships.
(720) 336-4609 View (720) 336-4609
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Kathryn Tromans
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LCSW
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Denver, CO 80216  (Online Only)
Your journey begins here. Whether you are suffering from issues like depression, anxiety, relationship challenges, life transitions, grief and loss, or are struggling to find meaning and purpose in your life, the services offered here will help you heal. Some of us have trauma to process and it is difficult to talk about. Others need guidance to find their inner strengths and know how to use them to their advantage. Kathryn provides a confidential, on-line experience, where you will feel listened to and supported. Kathryn is an experienced and knowledgable teletherapist and is sought out for her expertise.
Your journey begins here. Whether you are suffering from issues like depression, anxiety, relationship challenges, life transitions, grief and loss, or are struggling to find meaning and purpose in your life, the services offered here will help you heal. Some of us have trauma to process and it is difficult to talk about. Others need guidance to find their inner strengths and know how to use them to their advantage. Kathryn provides a confidential, on-line experience, where you will feel listened to and supported. Kathryn is an experienced and knowledgable teletherapist and is sought out for her expertise.
(720) 782-5799 View (720) 782-5799
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Dr. Melissa Noel
PsyD, CACII
Not Verified Not Verified
Denver, CO 80246
Not accepting new clients
The therapeutic work I practice is grounded in a respect for the capacity of individuals to intuitively know where they are, where they want to be, and their resiliency and capacity for change. Sometimes that intuitive knowing is as simple as, not where I am now, or I find myself acting in ways I told myself I wouldn't or saying things to other's that hurt me when I was young. Sometimes it can be noticing things that work in some ways but also cause distress, such as substance use, isolation, or constant need for work or movement. And knowing and striving to feel more at ease and a better sense of well-being.
The therapeutic work I practice is grounded in a respect for the capacity of individuals to intuitively know where they are, where they want to be, and their resiliency and capacity for change. Sometimes that intuitive knowing is as simple as, not where I am now, or I find myself acting in ways I told myself I wouldn't or saying things to other's that hurt me when I was young. Sometimes it can be noticing things that work in some ways but also cause distress, such as substance use, isolation, or constant need for work or movement. And knowing and striving to feel more at ease and a better sense of well-being.
(720) 463-1911 View (720) 463-1911
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Katlyn Von Muenster
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, LPC, CST, NCC
Verified Verified
22 Endorsed
Denver, CO 80221
Weary from hard experiences and tense relationships? Feeling like you are stuck and have no direction? Therapy can be a courageous space to loosen the grip of life's sufferings and hang-ups. I focus on building a therapeutic relationship that invites you to share your untold stories of hardship. By sitting and processing together, we can collaborate on ways for you to reach your goals and bring life to the heavy areas of your heart. I seek to honor your courage, process, and trust by integrating therapeutic approaches that meet your specific needs.
Weary from hard experiences and tense relationships? Feeling like you are stuck and have no direction? Therapy can be a courageous space to loosen the grip of life's sufferings and hang-ups. I focus on building a therapeutic relationship that invites you to share your untold stories of hardship. By sitting and processing together, we can collaborate on ways for you to reach your goals and bring life to the heavy areas of your heart. I seek to honor your courage, process, and trust by integrating therapeutic approaches that meet your specific needs.
(720) 613-5216 View (720) 613-5216
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Chris Pagley
Licensed Professional Counselor Candidate, LPCC
Verified Verified
2 Endorsed
Denver, CO 80203
Not accepting new clients
I approach therapy with warmth, curiosity, and commitment to your mental health journey. This includes a holistic and person-centered approach that explores bodily consciousness, emotional processing, belief systems, social supports, cultural upbringing, and past trauma. You can also expect to develop practical tools for managing stress and building resilience as well. Above all, therapy should leave you feeling empowered, capable, and heard. My goal is to foster a safe environment where you feel free to open up without fear of judgement and the accountability to progress towards your goals, both within and beyond our sessions.
I approach therapy with warmth, curiosity, and commitment to your mental health journey. This includes a holistic and person-centered approach that explores bodily consciousness, emotional processing, belief systems, social supports, cultural upbringing, and past trauma. You can also expect to develop practical tools for managing stress and building resilience as well. Above all, therapy should leave you feeling empowered, capable, and heard. My goal is to foster a safe environment where you feel free to open up without fear of judgement and the accountability to progress towards your goals, both within and beyond our sessions.
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Amanda Joy Gordon
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, LPC, CAS
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Denver, CO 80211
Is worry, sadness, low energy, or feeling bad about yourself getting in the way of having the life you want? Do distressing experiences from your past affect your current relationships, job, or happiness? Have you been in therapy before but didn't end up feeling better? You don't need to suffer alone with these problems. I can help.
Is worry, sadness, low energy, or feeling bad about yourself getting in the way of having the life you want? Do distressing experiences from your past affect your current relationships, job, or happiness? Have you been in therapy before but didn't end up feeling better? You don't need to suffer alone with these problems. I can help.
(720) 821-1645 View (720) 821-1645
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Celeste Tinkoff
Psychologist, PsyD
Verified Verified
6 Endorsed
Denver, CO 80211
Do you feel like you keep attracting unhealthy romantic partners? In relationships do you find yourself often people pleasing and putting your needs second? Sometimes even when we think we are breaking this pattern we end up in the same type of relationship. Often this is due to how we have learned to cope with past traumatic or unhealthy relationships. Together we will help you understand your past and heal from hurtful experiences, so you no longer feel stuck in this cycle. You will learn to better understand your relationship triggers and seek relationships where you feel loved, seen, and cared for.
Do you feel like you keep attracting unhealthy romantic partners? In relationships do you find yourself often people pleasing and putting your needs second? Sometimes even when we think we are breaking this pattern we end up in the same type of relationship. Often this is due to how we have learned to cope with past traumatic or unhealthy relationships. Together we will help you understand your past and heal from hurtful experiences, so you no longer feel stuck in this cycle. You will learn to better understand your relationship triggers and seek relationships where you feel loved, seen, and cared for.
(720) 513-6498 View (720) 513-6498
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Monira Hallaway
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LMSW, LCSW
Verified Verified
Denver, CO 80204  (Online Only)
Are you looking to make authentic, meaningful, and sustainable change in your life but not quite sure how? My therapeutic style utilizes judgement free curiosity and compassion to promote awareness, growth, and healing. I am an eternal learner in the field, and life in general. My therapeutic approach utilizes both insight oriented and skill based techniques that are research and data driven, to empower you to make sustainable changes. Therapy is helpful both when we are in crisis, and when we are working to avoid crisis. You don’t have to live in your struggles or stay stuck in old patterns, effective change and help are available.
Are you looking to make authentic, meaningful, and sustainable change in your life but not quite sure how? My therapeutic style utilizes judgement free curiosity and compassion to promote awareness, growth, and healing. I am an eternal learner in the field, and life in general. My therapeutic approach utilizes both insight oriented and skill based techniques that are research and data driven, to empower you to make sustainable changes. Therapy is helpful both when we are in crisis, and when we are working to avoid crisis. You don’t have to live in your struggles or stay stuck in old patterns, effective change and help are available.
(720) 640-6809 View (720) 640-6809
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Emily A Kerr
Psychologist, PsyD
Verified Verified
3 Endorsed
Denver, CO 80211
Our providers at EK Counseling are accepting new clients. You've been wrestling with the idea of a transition, but unsure what it will look like, and how to take the first steps. The frustration and disconnection sets in, and you're left feeling stuck and in even more pain as you miss out on your life. You’re tired of disappointing yourself. Reconnecting with what truly matters to you is the key to moving out of the muck and back into a life of meaning. I am here to assist and empower you as you hone in on what is most important to you and reclaim the life you want. You CAN do hard things, we CAN do hard things together.
Our providers at EK Counseling are accepting new clients. You've been wrestling with the idea of a transition, but unsure what it will look like, and how to take the first steps. The frustration and disconnection sets in, and you're left feeling stuck and in even more pain as you miss out on your life. You’re tired of disappointing yourself. Reconnecting with what truly matters to you is the key to moving out of the muck and back into a life of meaning. I am here to assist and empower you as you hone in on what is most important to you and reclaim the life you want. You CAN do hard things, we CAN do hard things together.
(720) 679-1090 View (720) 679-1090
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Molly Cardenas
Licensed Professional Counselor Candidate, LPCC, MAEd
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Denver, CO 80216  (Online Only)
Life can be stressful and finding a therapist can be a daunting task, especially in times of distress. If you're looking for a safe place to grow, heal, and discover more about yourself, I am here to provide a listening ear and the support you may be seeking. I aim to greet each client with kindness, compassion, and empathy to provide comfort in the therapeutic process. I am passionate about incorporating a trauma-informed, holistic approach to assist my clients in gaining a deeper understanding of themselves as a whole, unique person.
Life can be stressful and finding a therapist can be a daunting task, especially in times of distress. If you're looking for a safe place to grow, heal, and discover more about yourself, I am here to provide a listening ear and the support you may be seeking. I aim to greet each client with kindness, compassion, and empathy to provide comfort in the therapeutic process. I am passionate about incorporating a trauma-informed, holistic approach to assist my clients in gaining a deeper understanding of themselves as a whole, unique person.
(720) 815-0572 View (720) 815-0572

How does your Therapist compare?

Number of Therapists in Denver, CO

3,000+

Average cost per session

$150

Therapists in Denver, CO who prioritize treating:

93% Anxiety
86% Depression
78% Relationship Issues
75% Trauma and PTSD
75% Self Esteem
71% Stress
68% Life Transitions

Average years in practice

10 Years

Top 3 insurances accepted

76% Aetna
68% UnitedHealthcare UHC | UBH
64% Cigna and Evernorth

How Therapists in Denver, CO see their clients

63% In Person and Online
37% Online Only

Gender breakdown

79% Female
19% Male
2% Non-Binary
FAQs - About Therapy and Counseling

How can I find a therapist in Denver?

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.