Therapists in Denver, CO

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Photo of Sarah Smith - Inner Exploration Counseling, LLC, LCSW, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Inner Exploration Counseling, LLC
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Denver, CO 80223  (Online Only)
Not accepting new clients
Hello! I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Ketamine and Psychedelic-Assisted Therapist, and Death Doula with lived experience navigating Autism, ADHD, and Generalized Anxiety Disorder who offers therapy, integration work with ketamine and other altered states of consciousness. I enjoy working with individuals who want to gain a deeper understanding of themselves, their values, and their connection to others and community.
Hello! I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Ketamine and Psychedelic-Assisted Therapist, and Death Doula with lived experience navigating Autism, ADHD, and Generalized Anxiety Disorder who offers therapy, integration work with ketamine and other altered states of consciousness. I enjoy working with individuals who want to gain a deeper understanding of themselves, their values, and their connection to others and community.
(303) 951-3997 View (303) 951-3997
Photo of Katie Amsberry, LPC, MA, Licensed Professional Counselor
Katie Amsberry
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC, MA
Verified Verified
2 Endorsed
Denver, CO 80209  (Online Only)
Asking for help can seem overwhelming, but you are truly the expert of your own life. I can guide you through feelings of anxiety, depression, and life stressors. We all experience trauma in different ways and with a trauma informed lens and a safe space together we can map out the next steps best for you in your journey. Clients will leave feeling confident to navigate barriers that come up in life while practicing self-care and compassion.
Asking for help can seem overwhelming, but you are truly the expert of your own life. I can guide you through feelings of anxiety, depression, and life stressors. We all experience trauma in different ways and with a trauma informed lens and a safe space together we can map out the next steps best for you in your journey. Clients will leave feeling confident to navigate barriers that come up in life while practicing self-care and compassion.
(720) 605-9816 View (720) 605-9816
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Connie Cory, MA, LPC
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, LPC
Verified Verified
Denver, CO 80231  (Online Only)
I am a Licensed Professional Counselor with 25+ years of experience supporting adults through the challenges and changes in their lives. When those challenges and changes are causing unhealthy levels of stress or overwhelming you, I can help you sort it out in safe and confidential counseling sessions . My approach to counseling is eclectic...drawing on a variety of theories to best support your specific situation and needs. I have an interactive style, and enjoy working together with you to reach your goals.
I am a Licensed Professional Counselor with 25+ years of experience supporting adults through the challenges and changes in their lives. When those challenges and changes are causing unhealthy levels of stress or overwhelming you, I can help you sort it out in safe and confidential counseling sessions . My approach to counseling is eclectic...drawing on a variety of theories to best support your specific situation and needs. I have an interactive style, and enjoy working together with you to reach your goals.
(303) 872-4244 View (303) 872-4244
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Mackenzie Stahl-Whitaker
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LSW
Verified Verified
Denver, CO 80246  (Online Only)
Mackenzie Stahl-Whitaker is a Licensed Social Worker in Colorado with a Masters in Social Work from the University of Illinois. She specializes in providing services to young adults, postpartum women, couples, and families. She also has multiple years of experience in working with children. Mackenzie uses Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Strengths Based Therapy to help her clients maximize their mental health. Mackenzie has a background working with women who have young children, she has experience dealing with parenting issues, attachment, and mental health disorders.
Mackenzie Stahl-Whitaker is a Licensed Social Worker in Colorado with a Masters in Social Work from the University of Illinois. She specializes in providing services to young adults, postpartum women, couples, and families. She also has multiple years of experience in working with children. Mackenzie uses Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Strengths Based Therapy to help her clients maximize their mental health. Mackenzie has a background working with women who have young children, she has experience dealing with parenting issues, attachment, and mental health disorders.
(719) 212-9749 View (719) 212-9749
Photo of Wendy Klein, MSW, LCSW, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Wendy Klein
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LCSW
Verified Verified
Denver, CO 80224
Mental health, just like physical health needs to be maintained. Some people suffer from organic mental illnesses, which are similar to organic physical illnesses. One can have Bipolar Disorder just as one can have diabetes and both can be successfully treated and managed, to allow the individual to live a normal and healthy lifestyle. I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker specializing in Bipolar Disorders, Depressive Disorders, Anxiety Disorders, Adjustment Disorders, grief and loss issues. Additionally, chronic illness and family therapy are some of my practice areas.
Mental health, just like physical health needs to be maintained. Some people suffer from organic mental illnesses, which are similar to organic physical illnesses. One can have Bipolar Disorder just as one can have diabetes and both can be successfully treated and managed, to allow the individual to live a normal and healthy lifestyle. I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker specializing in Bipolar Disorders, Depressive Disorders, Anxiety Disorders, Adjustment Disorders, grief and loss issues. Additionally, chronic illness and family therapy are some of my practice areas.
(303) 276-4094 View (303) 276-4094
Photo of Sarah Younggren, LCSW, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Sarah Younggren
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified Verified
Denver, CO 80222
My overall goal and focus is to restore and build hope and resilience in your life as a child, parent, young adult or family. Struggling with life transitions and emotional upset can often leave us feeling hopeless and isolated. I work with you to overcome these challenges through building a trusting, supportive relationship, focusing on strengths and changing negative thoughts, improving self-esteem and feelings of competence and control in your life.
My overall goal and focus is to restore and build hope and resilience in your life as a child, parent, young adult or family. Struggling with life transitions and emotional upset can often leave us feeling hopeless and isolated. I work with you to overcome these challenges through building a trusting, supportive relationship, focusing on strengths and changing negative thoughts, improving self-esteem and feelings of competence and control in your life.
(720) 306-0491 View (720) 306-0491
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Anna Jervis
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Denver, CO 80209
Not accepting new clients
All of us deserve to feel seen, heard, and known—without this privilege, we are often left feeling uncertain about ourselves and the world around us. This experience can feel paralyzing at times, particularly when we fall out of touch with ourselves and our intuition. I appreciate the strength it takes to ask for help in this process. Many of us desire for life to look differently but feel stuck taking the first step to get there. As a therapist, my role is to support folks in finding the strength and knowledge within themselves to begin working towards these changes.
All of us deserve to feel seen, heard, and known—without this privilege, we are often left feeling uncertain about ourselves and the world around us. This experience can feel paralyzing at times, particularly when we fall out of touch with ourselves and our intuition. I appreciate the strength it takes to ask for help in this process. Many of us desire for life to look differently but feel stuck taking the first step to get there. As a therapist, my role is to support folks in finding the strength and knowledge within themselves to begin working towards these changes.
(720) 702-1630 View (720) 702-1630
Photo of Michelle Keelan, MA, LPC, NCC, Counselor
Michelle Keelan
Counselor, MA, LPC, NCC
Verified Verified
19 Endorsed
Denver, CO 80211
Thank you for visiting my profile. I am a holistic therapist who works with the mind, body and Spirit. I use a holistic and intuitive counseling approach incorporating mind, body, and spirit to help clients develop ways to shine light into their lives. My practice addresses anxiety, self-worth, boundaries, relationship issues, spirituality, and for anyone adjusting to difficult changes (especially in our current pandemic). My passion is helping people to empower their lives so they can align with their own passion and purpose.
Thank you for visiting my profile. I am a holistic therapist who works with the mind, body and Spirit. I use a holistic and intuitive counseling approach incorporating mind, body, and spirit to help clients develop ways to shine light into their lives. My practice addresses anxiety, self-worth, boundaries, relationship issues, spirituality, and for anyone adjusting to difficult changes (especially in our current pandemic). My passion is helping people to empower their lives so they can align with their own passion and purpose.
(720) 605-7233 View (720) 605-7233
Photo of Alexandria Ambrose, PsyD, Psychologist
Alexandria Ambrose
Psychologist, PsyD
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Denver, CO 80212  (Online Only)
Hi! Congratulations on taking this first step towards healing which I know can feel overwhelming. Trauma and stress can leave us feeling disconnected from ourselves and the world around us. I aim to provide a brave, empowering, and validating space to process present concerns and to reconnect with oneself, others, and feelings that you may have been told you cannot or should not feel. Our work together may include processing the ongoing stress of a chronic medical condition, coping with anxiety, recovering from past and/or current trauma, or learning to cope with the loss of a loved one.
Hi! Congratulations on taking this first step towards healing which I know can feel overwhelming. Trauma and stress can leave us feeling disconnected from ourselves and the world around us. I aim to provide a brave, empowering, and validating space to process present concerns and to reconnect with oneself, others, and feelings that you may have been told you cannot or should not feel. Our work together may include processing the ongoing stress of a chronic medical condition, coping with anxiety, recovering from past and/or current trauma, or learning to cope with the loss of a loved one.
(720) 706-4822 View (720) 706-4822
Photo of Paul August Winner - Sound Mind Counseling, RP, Registered Psychotherapist
Sound Mind Counseling
Registered Psychotherapist, RP
Verified Verified
3 Endorsed
Denver, CO 80206  (Online Only)
I work exclusively with Men and with Couples. My work is focused on creating the relationship in which feelings can be shared fluidly, where the space itself that we all have created together fosters the communication and honesty that will be the bedrock of the work that will follow. All is welcome, there is no judgement and no criticism. The power for change exists within all of us and together we can find, fostered and or reveal that power.
I work exclusively with Men and with Couples. My work is focused on creating the relationship in which feelings can be shared fluidly, where the space itself that we all have created together fosters the communication and honesty that will be the bedrock of the work that will follow. All is welcome, there is no judgement and no criticism. The power for change exists within all of us and together we can find, fostered and or reveal that power.
(303) 529-9874 View (303) 529-9874
Photo of Jesse Bean, MA, LPC, Counselor
Jesse Bean
Counselor, MA, LPC
Verified Verified
7 Endorsed
Denver, CO 80211
Just a few years ago I was caught up in a cycle of self-doubt, shame, and failure. I was early on in adulthood and already I felt completely worn out; convinced my life would end in ruins. Eventually I was able to seek counseling, and this became a major factor in helping me find a new sense of hope and freedom. I became a counselor out of a desire to share this gift with others. I seek to create a safe space where my clients can find new hope in their journey. When you walk into my office, I want you to know that you are welcome here; you belong, and you matter.
Just a few years ago I was caught up in a cycle of self-doubt, shame, and failure. I was early on in adulthood and already I felt completely worn out; convinced my life would end in ruins. Eventually I was able to seek counseling, and this became a major factor in helping me find a new sense of hope and freedom. I became a counselor out of a desire to share this gift with others. I seek to create a safe space where my clients can find new hope in their journey. When you walk into my office, I want you to know that you are welcome here; you belong, and you matter.
(720) 727-6102 View (720) 727-6102
Photo of Kathleen Shea - Somatic Therapist, MA, LPC, Licensed Professional Counselor
Kathleen Shea - Somatic Therapist
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, LPC
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Denver, CO 80203
Finding a sense of inner balance and ease in a world of expectations, pressures, distractions, and demands can feel overwhelming. You might be navigating the internal tug-of-war between the different parts of yourself- perhaps one voice that says "I should keep pushing" while another says "Oofh, can I just get a break?!" You might be craving more satisfaction from your partnership and are ready for some outside help in finding your way back into love. I am here to support you in making deeper contact with yourself, tending to old hurts and finding potent ways of saying YES to yourself, to your relationships, and to your life.
Finding a sense of inner balance and ease in a world of expectations, pressures, distractions, and demands can feel overwhelming. You might be navigating the internal tug-of-war between the different parts of yourself- perhaps one voice that says "I should keep pushing" while another says "Oofh, can I just get a break?!" You might be craving more satisfaction from your partnership and are ready for some outside help in finding your way back into love. I am here to support you in making deeper contact with yourself, tending to old hurts and finding potent ways of saying YES to yourself, to your relationships, and to your life.
(720) 575-3981 View (720) 575-3981
Photo of Mary Prinz, LCSW, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Mary Prinz
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified Verified
Denver, CO 80219  (Online Only)
Having provided client centered therapy for over 30 years, from emergency work to research and clinical practice, I have learned that no one is immune to life's difficulties, robbing some of peace in their daily existence. These years have taught me the importance of working together on the specific issues while also providing the tools needed to create a healthier life...no matter what our environment deals us. I believe that although depression and anxiety can sometimes color our lives, ultimately, we have dominion over our existence !
Having provided client centered therapy for over 30 years, from emergency work to research and clinical practice, I have learned that no one is immune to life's difficulties, robbing some of peace in their daily existence. These years have taught me the importance of working together on the specific issues while also providing the tools needed to create a healthier life...no matter what our environment deals us. I believe that although depression and anxiety can sometimes color our lives, ultimately, we have dominion over our existence !
(720) 734-9739 View (720) 734-9739
Photo of Sophia Burress, MA, LPCC, Pre-Licensed Professional
Sophia Burress
Pre-Licensed Professional, MA, LPCC
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Denver, CO 80246
I believe we are most whole when we’re able to touch and care for the deepest parts of ourselves. But how do we find those parts? How do we hold them? Do we deserve wholeness? These are some of the questions I’m most interested in helping you explore, whether you feel othered, alone, struggling, lost, damaged, or just curious about what else is possible. I’m a counselor because I can think of no better way to spend my time than to sit with others and hear about what genuinely matters to them. I especially enjoy working with couples as they navigate creating a life together.
I believe we are most whole when we’re able to touch and care for the deepest parts of ourselves. But how do we find those parts? How do we hold them? Do we deserve wholeness? These are some of the questions I’m most interested in helping you explore, whether you feel othered, alone, struggling, lost, damaged, or just curious about what else is possible. I’m a counselor because I can think of no better way to spend my time than to sit with others and hear about what genuinely matters to them. I especially enjoy working with couples as they navigate creating a life together.
(720) 893-8069 View (720) 893-8069
Photo of Juliana Vergaray, MSW, LCSW, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Juliana Vergaray
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LCSW
Verified Verified
Denver, CO 80203
As a mental health provider nearing 20 years of experience, I know these initial steps seeking support can be tense and uncomfortable. Rest easy knowing that when we meet for your initial session, you will enter a safe space you can relax into, free of judgement. We are all unique beings– I seek to ensure my clients are fully seen and understood. Along with traditional psychotherapy approaches (psychodynamic, evidence-based and somatic therapies), I am also offering psychedelic assisted psychotherapy (ketamine assisted therapy), integration consultation, and psychedelic harm reduction care at my downtown Denver office suite.
As a mental health provider nearing 20 years of experience, I know these initial steps seeking support can be tense and uncomfortable. Rest easy knowing that when we meet for your initial session, you will enter a safe space you can relax into, free of judgement. We are all unique beings– I seek to ensure my clients are fully seen and understood. Along with traditional psychotherapy approaches (psychodynamic, evidence-based and somatic therapies), I am also offering psychedelic assisted psychotherapy (ketamine assisted therapy), integration consultation, and psychedelic harm reduction care at my downtown Denver office suite.
(720) 702-9329 View (720) 702-9329
Photo of Jesse Huebner - Jesse Huebner Counseling, MA, LPC, Counselor
Jesse Huebner Counseling
Counselor, MA, LPC
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Denver, CO 80206
I use a mindfulness based approach and psychedelic ketamine assisted psychotherapy (KAP) in my work with couples and individuals from all walks of life. The majority of my clientele are working on learning how to be more present in the here and now, seeking to improve their relationships, and find life satisfaction. I help clients reconnect with their true selves, develop emotional awareness, work through relationship conflict, rebuilding trust, and improve intimacy. Clients who work best with me are open to change, willing to let go, and reconnect with their own internal relationships.
I use a mindfulness based approach and psychedelic ketamine assisted psychotherapy (KAP) in my work with couples and individuals from all walks of life. The majority of my clientele are working on learning how to be more present in the here and now, seeking to improve their relationships, and find life satisfaction. I help clients reconnect with their true selves, develop emotional awareness, work through relationship conflict, rebuilding trust, and improve intimacy. Clients who work best with me are open to change, willing to let go, and reconnect with their own internal relationships.
(720) 410-9052 View (720) 410-9052
Photo of Ashley Smith, LPC, AAT-I, CCTP, CSAM, Licensed Professional Counselor
Ashley Smith
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC, AAT-I, CCTP, CSAM
Verified Verified
Denver, CO 80205
As a Licensed Professional Counselor across multiple states and a National Certified Counselor, I'm committed to helping individuals overcome barriers and achieve holistic wellness. With certifications in Clinical Trauma, Anger Management, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, and Animal Assisted Therapy, I integrate these approaches to address the interconnected aspects of mental, emotional, and physical well-being. My goal is to empower individuals in navigating life’s challenges, fostering resilience, and promoting comprehensive healing for complete holistic wellness.
As a Licensed Professional Counselor across multiple states and a National Certified Counselor, I'm committed to helping individuals overcome barriers and achieve holistic wellness. With certifications in Clinical Trauma, Anger Management, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, and Animal Assisted Therapy, I integrate these approaches to address the interconnected aspects of mental, emotional, and physical well-being. My goal is to empower individuals in navigating life’s challenges, fostering resilience, and promoting comprehensive healing for complete holistic wellness.
(720) 704-2810 View (720) 704-2810
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Jessica Sloan
Psychologist, PhD
Verified Verified
2 Endorsed
Denver, CO 80202  (Online Only)
I believe that therapy is about helping individuals better understand themselves, their values, and how they can live meaningful lives in the midst of life's challenges and hardships. The therapeutic relationship enables a safe place for individuals to explore difficult internal experiences and relationship patterns, and choose how to respond in ways that are consistent with their values. It is a privilege to hold space for others to gain insight into their own experience and choose the kind of person they want to be in the world.
I believe that therapy is about helping individuals better understand themselves, their values, and how they can live meaningful lives in the midst of life's challenges and hardships. The therapeutic relationship enables a safe place for individuals to explore difficult internal experiences and relationship patterns, and choose how to respond in ways that are consistent with their values. It is a privilege to hold space for others to gain insight into their own experience and choose the kind of person they want to be in the world.
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Photo of Elizabeth M Wellington, MA, LPC, Licensed Professional Counselor
Elizabeth M Wellington
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, LPC
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Denver, CO 80211
Waitlist for new clients
Life can be hard, and no one knows this better than adolescents, young adults, and the families who love and support them. Intense emotions; urges to engage in impulsive behaviors; navigating social situations and the stress of school; difficulty getting along with parents; the politics of Snapchat, etc! The instability of this time of life offers both challenge and opportunity. Therapy can support young people to harness the chaotic yet formative nature of this time as a catalyst for lasting wellness and growth: Explore one's identity; develop effective coping strategies, practice interpersonal relationship, heal trauma, and more.
Life can be hard, and no one knows this better than adolescents, young adults, and the families who love and support them. Intense emotions; urges to engage in impulsive behaviors; navigating social situations and the stress of school; difficulty getting along with parents; the politics of Snapchat, etc! The instability of this time of life offers both challenge and opportunity. Therapy can support young people to harness the chaotic yet formative nature of this time as a catalyst for lasting wellness and growth: Explore one's identity; develop effective coping strategies, practice interpersonal relationship, heal trauma, and more.
(856) 291-5133 View (856) 291-5133
Photo of Bronwyn Hockersmith, MA, LPC, Licensed Professional Counselor
Bronwyn Hockersmith
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, LPC
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Denver, CO 80206
Throughout our life we have developed strategies to handle upheaval, loss, and struggle. These strategies, though well practiced, may no longer be serving us. Bronwyn offers a safe space to unpack historical experiences and present-day triggers. She encourages curiosity and self-awareness. She pulls from Hakomi, mindfulness, and neurobiology to tend to emotions, identify & adapt unhelpful thinking and behavior, and regulate the nervous system. Bronwyn's approach builds resiliency, offers new strategies in managing daily stressors/anxieties, helps respond to somatic (physical) symptoms, and nurtures your inner voice.
Throughout our life we have developed strategies to handle upheaval, loss, and struggle. These strategies, though well practiced, may no longer be serving us. Bronwyn offers a safe space to unpack historical experiences and present-day triggers. She encourages curiosity and self-awareness. She pulls from Hakomi, mindfulness, and neurobiology to tend to emotions, identify & adapt unhelpful thinking and behavior, and regulate the nervous system. Bronwyn's approach builds resiliency, offers new strategies in managing daily stressors/anxieties, helps respond to somatic (physical) symptoms, and nurtures your inner voice.
(720) 571-8627 View (720) 571-8627

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
79% Relationship Issues
76% Self Esteem
75% Trauma and PTSD
71% Stress
68% Life Transitions

Average years in practice

9 Years

Top 3 insurances accepted

76% Aetna
66% UnitedHealthcare UHC | UBH
64% Cigna and Evernorth

How Therapists in Denver, CO see their clients

65% In Person and Online
35% 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.