Therapists in Denver, CO

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Hanna Rodriguez
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, LPC, LPC-A
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Denver, CO 80202  (Online Only)
Life can bring really hard seasons. I believe that with help, you CAN get through this difficult time and you will find meaning and hope again. Whatever you are going through, you don't have to do it alone. I focus on helping people with issues related to depression, trauma, and anxiety, postpartum depression, parenting, family of origin issues, relationship distress, overcoming past abuse, codependency, general stress and overwhelm, grief, mom-guilt, and more. Hi, I'm Hanna Rodriguez, LPC-Associate, Supervised by Dr. Tiffany Wicks, LPC-S. I am looking forward to working with you!
Life can bring really hard seasons. I believe that with help, you CAN get through this difficult time and you will find meaning and hope again. Whatever you are going through, you don't have to do it alone. I focus on helping people with issues related to depression, trauma, and anxiety, postpartum depression, parenting, family of origin issues, relationship distress, overcoming past abuse, codependency, general stress and overwhelm, grief, mom-guilt, and more. Hi, I'm Hanna Rodriguez, LPC-Associate, Supervised by Dr. Tiffany Wicks, LPC-S. I am looking forward to working with you!
(720) 740-6748 View (720) 740-6748
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Sara Vaughn
Marriage and Family Therapist Candidate, M, F, T, C
Verified Verified
Denver, CO 80207
Breathe....There is an ancient Sanskrit symbol that symbolizes this beautiful reminder to do what comes naturally, breathe. It is the first thing we do when we come into this world, and the last thing we do when we leave it. However, life has a way of showing up and making this simple task harder than it seems. The result is we suffer in silence. Seeking therapy is a difficult decision to make but know that you are exactly where you are supposed to be. Allow me to walk with you through this journey of discovery and together we will work to build a healthy foundation that will empower you to make positive changes.
Breathe....There is an ancient Sanskrit symbol that symbolizes this beautiful reminder to do what comes naturally, breathe. It is the first thing we do when we come into this world, and the last thing we do when we leave it. However, life has a way of showing up and making this simple task harder than it seems. The result is we suffer in silence. Seeking therapy is a difficult decision to make but know that you are exactly where you are supposed to be. Allow me to walk with you through this journey of discovery and together we will work to build a healthy foundation that will empower you to make positive changes.
(720) 679-8951 View (720) 679-8951
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Danielle Martinelli-Taylor
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, LPC, NCC
Verified Verified
Denver, CO 80212
Trauma & loss can take all different forms and sit in our body & mind in a variety of uncomfortable ways. In counseling survivors of sex trafficking, I have encountered very difficult stories & complex trauma. The desire to find freedom from the symptoms and the past is within reach. After working overseas, I also can understand how hard transitions, grief, & feeling out of place is like. Your goals are the priority in finding your foundation & strength. I take a trauma-informed & holistic approach. This means incorporating the emotional, physical, mental, and spiritual aspects of you while understanding the impact of the past.
Trauma & loss can take all different forms and sit in our body & mind in a variety of uncomfortable ways. In counseling survivors of sex trafficking, I have encountered very difficult stories & complex trauma. The desire to find freedom from the symptoms and the past is within reach. After working overseas, I also can understand how hard transitions, grief, & feeling out of place is like. Your goals are the priority in finding your foundation & strength. I take a trauma-informed & holistic approach. This means incorporating the emotional, physical, mental, and spiritual aspects of you while understanding the impact of the past.
(720) 575-5894 View (720) 575-5894
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Maureen Costello
Counselor, MA, LPC, NCC, SSP
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Denver, CO 80209  (Online Only)
Hello! My name is Maureen Costello and I am so glad you have taken the first (& sometimes the most difficult) step by searching for support. I graduated from CU Denver with a Masters degrees in Counseling Psychology. In our work, I believe you are the expert of your own experience. I hope to support you in identifying and achieving therapeutic goals for short or long term therapy. I offer a virtual therapeutic space where people you can access individual therapy from the comfort of your own home.
Hello! My name is Maureen Costello and I am so glad you have taken the first (& sometimes the most difficult) step by searching for support. I graduated from CU Denver with a Masters degrees in Counseling Psychology. In our work, I believe you are the expert of your own experience. I hope to support you in identifying and achieving therapeutic goals for short or long term therapy. I offer a virtual therapeutic space where people you can access individual therapy from the comfort of your own home.
(551) 268-0209 View (551) 268-0209
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Maggie McDanal
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, LPC, MHP
Verified Verified
Denver, CO 80209  (Online Only)
You are NOT crazy! The part of your brain concerned with survival is likely feeling frantic, causing your logical self to go offline and your emotional self to be dysregulated. Are your old triggers and dysfunctional coping responses intensifying? Trauma, loss, change, conflict, and oppression can make you feel hopeless, lonely, anxious, depressed, and distrusting of you. You don't have to be defined by your past; you can transform your life by overcoming obstacles that keep you stuck and in pain. “Your task is not to seek for love, but merely to seek and find all the barriers within yourself that you have built against it.” Rumi
You are NOT crazy! The part of your brain concerned with survival is likely feeling frantic, causing your logical self to go offline and your emotional self to be dysregulated. Are your old triggers and dysfunctional coping responses intensifying? Trauma, loss, change, conflict, and oppression can make you feel hopeless, lonely, anxious, depressed, and distrusting of you. You don't have to be defined by your past; you can transform your life by overcoming obstacles that keep you stuck and in pain. “Your task is not to seek for love, but merely to seek and find all the barriers within yourself that you have built against it.” Rumi
(720) 583-9365 View (720) 583-9365
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Brian Ngo-Smith, LCSW, LLC
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, BCD-P, FABP
Verified Verified
2 Endorsed
Denver, CO 80205
Seeking care can be a daunting experience, from trusting your instincts around whether it feels like the right match, to believing in your own capacity to grow and heal. I see my role as providing a reliable and consistent space where my patients can grow freer to think about their lives in ways that may have previously felt out of reach. A foundational goal of psychoanalysis and psychotherapy is the cultivation of curiosity into how your mind works, how you relate to your own emotions, and how patterns in your life are obstructing your ability to work, love, play, and make meaning.
Seeking care can be a daunting experience, from trusting your instincts around whether it feels like the right match, to believing in your own capacity to grow and heal. I see my role as providing a reliable and consistent space where my patients can grow freer to think about their lives in ways that may have previously felt out of reach. A foundational goal of psychoanalysis and psychotherapy is the cultivation of curiosity into how your mind works, how you relate to your own emotions, and how patterns in your life are obstructing your ability to work, love, play, and make meaning.
(720) 575-3909 View (720) 575-3909
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Michael Boudreaux
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC, LAC, CHT
Verified Verified
Denver, CO 80210
Once upon a time, I didn't know who I was, and that made me depressed, anxious and insecure. The problem was, I was also pretty functional. I could almost make it through this life - going to work, paying my bills, dining out. Thankfully, I lost my patience. If you're curious or confused or losing your patience, let's talk. I've earned my letters and have fancy theories, but I'm helpful because I've been there and then found a better way. (For the geeks out there, my way is ACT, Hakomi and Buddhadharma).
Once upon a time, I didn't know who I was, and that made me depressed, anxious and insecure. The problem was, I was also pretty functional. I could almost make it through this life - going to work, paying my bills, dining out. Thankfully, I lost my patience. If you're curious or confused or losing your patience, let's talk. I've earned my letters and have fancy theories, but I'm helpful because I've been there and then found a better way. (For the geeks out there, my way is ACT, Hakomi and Buddhadharma).
(303) 835-9653 View (303) 835-9653
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Josue Manuel Quiroga
Counselor, MS, LPCC
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Denver, CO 80203
Life isn’t simple, nor is it straight forward. Although, with professional guidance I believe I can assist you and your loved ones through the current emotional pain and stress that may be hindering your ability to live a life-enhancing lifestyle. By establishing a healthy collaborative therapeutic relationship with my clients and their families, I believe that together we can create positive outcomes throughout your healing journey. I provide a safe, non-judgmental, non-biased, and genuine environment that will allow us to work towards a better future.
Life isn’t simple, nor is it straight forward. Although, with professional guidance I believe I can assist you and your loved ones through the current emotional pain and stress that may be hindering your ability to live a life-enhancing lifestyle. By establishing a healthy collaborative therapeutic relationship with my clients and their families, I believe that together we can create positive outcomes throughout your healing journey. I provide a safe, non-judgmental, non-biased, and genuine environment that will allow us to work towards a better future.
(719) 497-2586 View (719) 497-2586
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Awakened Heart Psychotherapy
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, LPC
Verified Verified
Denver, CO 80203  (Online Only)
We all are looking to live joyful, empowered lives. Yet when we run into challenges that are confusing and painful, it can create feelings that are hard to navigate. Some of these feelings might include fear, heart-break, shame, loneliness, uncertainty and hopelessness. Within the turmoil of these painful experiences, there is always an opportunity to heal and grow. At the core of every person is a well of goodness and love waiting to be accessed. My approach is to facilitate deep emotional healing, to help others tap into their strengths, move through challenges and restore joyfulness of being.
We all are looking to live joyful, empowered lives. Yet when we run into challenges that are confusing and painful, it can create feelings that are hard to navigate. Some of these feelings might include fear, heart-break, shame, loneliness, uncertainty and hopelessness. Within the turmoil of these painful experiences, there is always an opportunity to heal and grow. At the core of every person is a well of goodness and love waiting to be accessed. My approach is to facilitate deep emotional healing, to help others tap into their strengths, move through challenges and restore joyfulness of being.
(303) 732-6858 View (303) 732-6858
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Deb Waugh
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified Verified
Denver, CO 80209
Hi, I’m Deb. I work with you to understand the "whys” behind your feelings. I’m good at helping you figure out effective responses to dealing with the people and problems in your life. We work together to understand what’s making you unhappy. And more important, we spend time uncovering what makes you happy. We’ll create goals to get you where you want to be and develop strategies to manage the bumps along the way. And through it all, I provide support and accountability. Please contact me to see if you think we will work well together.
Hi, I’m Deb. I work with you to understand the "whys” behind your feelings. I’m good at helping you figure out effective responses to dealing with the people and problems in your life. We work together to understand what’s making you unhappy. And more important, we spend time uncovering what makes you happy. We’ll create goals to get you where you want to be and develop strategies to manage the bumps along the way. And through it all, I provide support and accountability. Please contact me to see if you think we will work well together.
(720) 575-4803 View (720) 575-4803
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Nicole Moore
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, BA, MSW, LCSW
Verified Verified
Denver, CO 80203
Nicole Moore-Abeyta LCSW is the owner and lead clinician At Compassionate Counseling of Denver where we weave ancestral healing, art therapy, and clinical psycho- therapeutic modalities. Her focus on mental health and holistic healing practices offer a unique combination of education, mobilization, and liberation through creative expression.  In addition to her private practice, she currently collaborates with Swallow Hill Music, blending music with social emotional curriculum for their Little Swallows  Program. Supports youth and staff at Redline Contemporary Art Center's Epic Program.
Nicole Moore-Abeyta LCSW is the owner and lead clinician At Compassionate Counseling of Denver where we weave ancestral healing, art therapy, and clinical psycho- therapeutic modalities. Her focus on mental health and holistic healing practices offer a unique combination of education, mobilization, and liberation through creative expression.  In addition to her private practice, she currently collaborates with Swallow Hill Music, blending music with social emotional curriculum for their Little Swallows  Program. Supports youth and staff at Redline Contemporary Art Center's Epic Program.
(720) 743-4877 View (720) 743-4877
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Thiago Leão
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, LPC
Verified Verified
2 Endorsed
Denver, CO 80206
My clients deal with too much speed and stress. They are navigating a life that feels increasingly unfulfilled, or feel stuck. They often seek solace in external solutions like too much work, toxic relationships, or substances, and find all these lacking. They face the challenge of pausing to understand and meet their internal needs, which feels paradoxical. How to slow down when there's all this to do? This leads to more stress, anxiety, and a pervasive sense of dissatisfaction with life. There is a way through all this.
My clients deal with too much speed and stress. They are navigating a life that feels increasingly unfulfilled, or feel stuck. They often seek solace in external solutions like too much work, toxic relationships, or substances, and find all these lacking. They face the challenge of pausing to understand and meet their internal needs, which feels paradoxical. How to slow down when there's all this to do? This leads to more stress, anxiety, and a pervasive sense of dissatisfaction with life. There is a way through all this.
(720) 893-8601 View (720) 893-8601
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Jennifer Tougaw
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified Verified
Denver, CO 80211
I'm so glad you found my profile. My name is Jennifer, and I am a licensed clinical social worker in Colorado. I specialize in helping women navigate the complicated world in which we live. I can help with grief, depression, anxiety, relationship issues, work/life balance, women's issues, life transitions and other struggles you might be facing. I am also a specially trained couples therapist and I love to help couples deepen their connection and learn better communication and conflict management skills.
I'm so glad you found my profile. My name is Jennifer, and I am a licensed clinical social worker in Colorado. I specialize in helping women navigate the complicated world in which we live. I can help with grief, depression, anxiety, relationship issues, work/life balance, women's issues, life transitions and other struggles you might be facing. I am also a specially trained couples therapist and I love to help couples deepen their connection and learn better communication and conflict management skills.
(720) 706-9486 View (720) 706-9486
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Moshe M Rozdzial
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, LPC, NCC
Verified Verified
Denver, CO 80206  (Online Only)
Is pornography, cybersex, or sexual addiction impacting your life? Are you feeling alone, sexually rejected, or struggling with low desire in your relationship? Do you want more sexual and emotion intimacy? Are you concerned about your sexual identity or sexual functioning? It is common for people to encounter sexual problems, at any age. What is uncommon is for people to do something about those problems before they irreparably damage their self-esteem and relationships. Left unmanaged, anger, shame, and fear increase. The sooner you come in for help the better chance you have of growing a happy, healthy sexual life.
Is pornography, cybersex, or sexual addiction impacting your life? Are you feeling alone, sexually rejected, or struggling with low desire in your relationship? Do you want more sexual and emotion intimacy? Are you concerned about your sexual identity or sexual functioning? It is common for people to encounter sexual problems, at any age. What is uncommon is for people to do something about those problems before they irreparably damage their self-esteem and relationships. Left unmanaged, anger, shame, and fear increase. The sooner you come in for help the better chance you have of growing a happy, healthy sexual life.
(720) 722-8403 View (720) 722-8403
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Olive Tree Counseling
Drug & Alcohol Counselor, MA, MAC, LAC
Verified Verified
Denver, CO 80231
Deciding to go to therapy can be intimidating, but is a courageous decision to make. Whether this is your first time coming to treatment or a repeat, I want to congratulate you for having the self awareness and strength to create a positive change for your future!
Deciding to go to therapy can be intimidating, but is a courageous decision to make. Whether this is your first time coming to treatment or a repeat, I want to congratulate you for having the self awareness and strength to create a positive change for your future!
(720) 722-1825 View (720) 722-1825
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Rachel Penne
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified Verified
Denver, CO 80230
You might feel overwhelmed, but you've made it this far. When things aren't working, you don't have to figure it out alone. As your therapist, I'll help you work towards the life you want, based on your specific situation and needs. Everyone deserves a safe, objective space to process their emotions and experiences. I encourage seeking and allowing compassion for oneself, and appreciate you taking the first step in that process. My work is focused on creating the relationship in which feelings can be shared fluidly, where the space that we have created together fosters the communication and honesty that will be our foundation.
You might feel overwhelmed, but you've made it this far. When things aren't working, you don't have to figure it out alone. As your therapist, I'll help you work towards the life you want, based on your specific situation and needs. Everyone deserves a safe, objective space to process their emotions and experiences. I encourage seeking and allowing compassion for oneself, and appreciate you taking the first step in that process. My work is focused on creating the relationship in which feelings can be shared fluidly, where the space that we have created together fosters the communication and honesty that will be our foundation.
(720) 807-5582 View (720) 807-5582
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Lauren McKay
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, LPC
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Denver, CO 80212  (Online Only)
Trauma, abuse, and grief can greatly impact how we function on a day to day basis. Everyone's experiences are unique and individual. There may be times where you cannot explain why this or that happened and that can feel both confusing and frustrating. Has something like this ever happened to you before? Through counseling, we can explore different modalities and evidenced based research to locate the roots of this confusion and frustration.
Trauma, abuse, and grief can greatly impact how we function on a day to day basis. Everyone's experiences are unique and individual. There may be times where you cannot explain why this or that happened and that can feel both confusing and frustrating. Has something like this ever happened to you before? Through counseling, we can explore different modalities and evidenced based research to locate the roots of this confusion and frustration.
(303) 529-8312 View (303) 529-8312
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Aleesa Brauer
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Denver, CO 80212  (Online Only)
I am a LGBTQ+ therapist who loves working with individual adults who are curious about themselves and who are ready to look at their past, including any trauma that has impacted their life. I am trained in EMDR which is a powerful treatment modality that helps process traumatic or distressing events and memories. I use assessments that are validated to ensure I understand what you are experiencing. As we work together, I will ask about what is working best for you and will tailor my approach as needed. Please note: this Profile is maintained by the group practice, SKB Therapy. Telehealth/video sessions only at this time.
I am a LGBTQ+ therapist who loves working with individual adults who are curious about themselves and who are ready to look at their past, including any trauma that has impacted their life. I am trained in EMDR which is a powerful treatment modality that helps process traumatic or distressing events and memories. I use assessments that are validated to ensure I understand what you are experiencing. As we work together, I will ask about what is working best for you and will tailor my approach as needed. Please note: this Profile is maintained by the group practice, SKB Therapy. Telehealth/video sessions only at this time.
(720) 605-6218 View (720) 605-6218
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Full Spectrum Therapeutic Services LLC
Psychologist, PhD, LP
Verified Verified
Denver, CO 80238
I find that my clients appreciate being listened to with acceptance, and that the focus on strengths is key in my practice. I apply a variety of evidenced based best practices that I have found treat a diversity of populations and challenges. The clients that come to me are seeking to be able to function and achieve their goals. My clients are provided outstanding clinical support, engendering valued action by providing: assessment and diagnosis (including ADOS), individual treatment planning, and comprehensive intervention.
I find that my clients appreciate being listened to with acceptance, and that the focus on strengths is key in my practice. I apply a variety of evidenced based best practices that I have found treat a diversity of populations and challenges. The clients that come to me are seeking to be able to function and achieve their goals. My clients are provided outstanding clinical support, engendering valued action by providing: assessment and diagnosis (including ADOS), individual treatment planning, and comprehensive intervention.
(720) 547-2238 View (720) 547-2238
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Karen C Tillman
Psychologist, PhD
Verified Verified
Denver, CO 80246
It is difficult to make the decision to seek help, and the prospect of finding a psychologist with whom you feel comfortable can be daunting. I am a Licensed Clinical Psychologist and my goal is to work with you in order to fully identify and understand your concerns. I have extensive experience working with children, adolescents, adults, couples, and families. Clients typically seek my help when they are feeling burdened by a variety of issues including depression, anxiety, family conflict, loss, interpersonal difficulties, and parenting issues.
It is difficult to make the decision to seek help, and the prospect of finding a psychologist with whom you feel comfortable can be daunting. I am a Licensed Clinical Psychologist and my goal is to work with you in order to fully identify and understand your concerns. I have extensive experience working with children, adolescents, adults, couples, and families. Clients typically seek my help when they are feeling burdened by a variety of issues including depression, anxiety, family conflict, loss, interpersonal difficulties, and parenting issues.
(720) 636-7244 View (720) 636-7244

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
80% Relationship Issues
77% Self Esteem
75% Trauma and PTSD
71% Stress
68% Life Transitions

Average years in practice

10 Years

Top 3 insurances accepted

74% Aetna
67% UnitedHealthcare UHC | UBH
62% 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.