Therapists in Norwood, CO

Photo of Elizabeth Davis - Thrive Wellness, LCSW, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Thrive Wellness
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified Verified
Norwood, CO 81423
Welcome to Thrive Wellness, Elizabeth Davis, LCSW, and Mesa Owen, SWC. Our therapeutic approach is rooted in a trauma-informed perspective, ensuring a safe and empathetic space for healing. We are dedicated to guiding you through challenges and fostering growth. We specialize in evidence-based therapies that can transform your life, particularly Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), which helps to equip you with essential skills to manage emotions effectively and improve relationships. Ages 4 & up
Welcome to Thrive Wellness, Elizabeth Davis, LCSW, and Mesa Owen, SWC. Our therapeutic approach is rooted in a trauma-informed perspective, ensuring a safe and empathetic space for healing. We are dedicated to guiding you through challenges and fostering growth. We specialize in evidence-based therapies that can transform your life, particularly Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), which helps to equip you with essential skills to manage emotions effectively and improve relationships. Ages 4 & up
(970) 438-2817 View (970) 438-2817
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Mesa Owen
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Norwood, CO 81423
My passion lies in providing a safe and supportive space for individuals who are navigating difficult experiences. I approach this with empathetic listening and a fresh perspective, offering guidance and support through even the toughest of times. Empowering you with coping skills is a cornerstone of my approach. I'm a firm believer in taking an active role in treatment, equipping you with resources, education, and techniques that can pave the way for progress. Collaboration is at the heart of our work together, as we craft a path that aligns with your unique goals and preferences.
My passion lies in providing a safe and supportive space for individuals who are navigating difficult experiences. I approach this with empathetic listening and a fresh perspective, offering guidance and support through even the toughest of times. Empowering you with coping skills is a cornerstone of my approach. I'm a firm believer in taking an active role in treatment, equipping you with resources, education, and techniques that can pave the way for progress. Collaboration is at the heart of our work together, as we craft a path that aligns with your unique goals and preferences.
(970) 614-0427 View (970) 614-0427
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Samantha Jacobs
LPC Intern, MA, MS
Verified Verified
Norwood, CO 81423
I want clients to feel comfortable and to trust the process of therapy. I will help you achieve your goals- be it for a better lifestyle, decreasing symptoms of depression and anxiety, or understanding relationships. I work with clients of all ages and issues, including neurodivergent and LGBTQIA clients. I specialize in reducing suicidal thoughts. As an adoptive mother, I also work effectively with attachment concerns for adults and children, especially those with developmental trauma, RAD, or DSED diagnoses.
I want clients to feel comfortable and to trust the process of therapy. I will help you achieve your goals- be it for a better lifestyle, decreasing symptoms of depression and anxiety, or understanding relationships. I work with clients of all ages and issues, including neurodivergent and LGBTQIA clients. I specialize in reducing suicidal thoughts. As an adoptive mother, I also work effectively with attachment concerns for adults and children, especially those with developmental trauma, RAD, or DSED diagnoses.
(970) 438-2540 View (970) 438-2540
Wendi Hoag
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC
Verified Verified
Norwood, CO 81423
My view of human nature is one full of strength and resiliency. We all have the desire to live healthy and productive lives, but at times we face the challenges of unexpected life events, loss, and stressors. This is where a positive, validating and accepting relationship with your counselor becomes invaluable. Counseling provides a client dedicated time focused on present day issues as well as past experiences still impacting overall wellbeing. Empowerment, believing in yourself and learning how to like, love and accept your whole person is my goal as your therapist.
My view of human nature is one full of strength and resiliency. We all have the desire to live healthy and productive lives, but at times we face the challenges of unexpected life events, loss, and stressors. This is where a positive, validating and accepting relationship with your counselor becomes invaluable. Counseling provides a client dedicated time focused on present day issues as well as past experiences still impacting overall wellbeing. Empowerment, believing in yourself and learning how to like, love and accept your whole person is my goal as your therapist.
(970) 632-7905 x807 View (970) 632-7905 x807
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Phet Coggin
Counselor, LCPC
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Norwood, CO 81423
I specialize in providing individual counseling for adults, adolescents and their families. My approach is client-centered and individualized to meet my client's current needs. My goal is to assist clients to reach their potential well being through education, teaching, and modeling skills, while assisting to identify barriers that prevent change. My therapy approach is guided by dialectical-behavioral and cognitive behavioral therapy. I specialize in trauma, grief, and gender identity support.
I specialize in providing individual counseling for adults, adolescents and their families. My approach is client-centered and individualized to meet my client's current needs. My goal is to assist clients to reach their potential well being through education, teaching, and modeling skills, while assisting to identify barriers that prevent change. My therapy approach is guided by dialectical-behavioral and cognitive behavioral therapy. I specialize in trauma, grief, and gender identity support.
(224) 699-0196 View (224) 699-0196
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Axis Health System Telluride
Licensed Professional Counselor
Verified Verified
Norwood, CO 81423
Welcome to a place where your mental wellness is our utmost priority. At Axis, we believe everyone deserves to be heard and understood. We offer personalized, evidence-based therapy that's as unique as you are. Our network of specialized mental health professionals is dedicated to guiding you on a path to healing. You're not just another appointment on the calendar; you're an individual with a distinct story. Our mental health experts tailor their approach based on your needs to ensure effective and compassionate care. With Axis, therapy isn't just about talking—it’s about finding solutions and making real changes.
Welcome to a place where your mental wellness is our utmost priority. At Axis, we believe everyone deserves to be heard and understood. We offer personalized, evidence-based therapy that's as unique as you are. Our network of specialized mental health professionals is dedicated to guiding you on a path to healing. You're not just another appointment on the calendar; you're an individual with a distinct story. Our mental health experts tailor their approach based on your needs to ensure effective and compassionate care. With Axis, therapy isn't just about talking—it’s about finding solutions and making real changes.
(970) 659-1175 View (970) 659-1175
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Mandy Miller
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, LPC
Verified Verified
Norwood, CO 81423
I believe that a good match between client and therapist is critical to a successful therapy experience. After all, therapy is about YOU. I have over 18 years experience practicing mental health in a wide range of settings such as inpatient hospitals, residential treatment centers, correctional facilities, and schools. Working with adults, children/teens, and families are my specialty. I am quick to smile. I truly enjoy connecting with people and supporting their journey. I bring an inviting warmth and sometimes even humor into therapy sessions. Your feedback is welcome to inform ways to best support your experience.
I believe that a good match between client and therapist is critical to a successful therapy experience. After all, therapy is about YOU. I have over 18 years experience practicing mental health in a wide range of settings such as inpatient hospitals, residential treatment centers, correctional facilities, and schools. Working with adults, children/teens, and families are my specialty. I am quick to smile. I truly enjoy connecting with people and supporting their journey. I bring an inviting warmth and sometimes even humor into therapy sessions. Your feedback is welcome to inform ways to best support your experience.
(720) 262-2520 View (720) 262-2520
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Dr. Tara Gray Counseling & Wellness
Licensed Professional Counselor, PhD, LPC, LMHC, RPT-S, ACS
Verified Verified
Norwood, CO 81423
Welcome! Seeking relief, wellness or personal growth for you, your child or family? As an Associate Faculty Professor, Doctor of Counseling and Registered Play Therapist, I offer a compassionate and collaborative approach to helping children, adolescents, adults and families with a variety of mental health, educational and career issues. I began counseling people of all ages and issues in a variety of settings including private practice, community clinics, university career services, K-12 schools, and residential treatment over 25 years ago.
Welcome! Seeking relief, wellness or personal growth for you, your child or family? As an Associate Faculty Professor, Doctor of Counseling and Registered Play Therapist, I offer a compassionate and collaborative approach to helping children, adolescents, adults and families with a variety of mental health, educational and career issues. I began counseling people of all ages and issues in a variety of settings including private practice, community clinics, university career services, K-12 schools, and residential treatment over 25 years ago.
(970) 674-7394 View (970) 674-7394
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Therapy Near Me
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LMSW, LCSW, CSW
Verified Verified
Norwood, CO 81423  (Online Only)
No matter what you are going through, I am here to help! I believe that the therapeutic relationship is essential in getting results. There is a lot of information out there, but you can only get so much from a book, social media account, or podcast, which work best as adjuncts to therapy. Information alone makes us smarter, but not necessarily emotionally healthier or better at being in satisfying relationships (with self, others or the world). A therapeutic relationship between two real-life humans offers the opportunity for connections and experiences that can lead to growth and healing.
No matter what you are going through, I am here to help! I believe that the therapeutic relationship is essential in getting results. There is a lot of information out there, but you can only get so much from a book, social media account, or podcast, which work best as adjuncts to therapy. Information alone makes us smarter, but not necessarily emotionally healthier or better at being in satisfying relationships (with self, others or the world). A therapeutic relationship between two real-life humans offers the opportunity for connections and experiences that can lead to growth and healing.
(720) 802-0953 View (720) 802-0953

Online Therapists

Photo of Sarah Shea - Sarah Shea | Taproot Therapy, LCSW, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Sarah Shea | Taproot Therapy
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified Verified
2 Endorsed
Grand Junction, CO 81507  (Online Only)
Welcome! I'm glad you're here. There are many reasons why we reach out for help: life transitions, grief & loss, trauma, relationship issues. Sometimes it's a sense that we "just feel stuck." I specialize in using EMDR, IFS, and other mind+body approaches to resolve these stuck feelings and help you find relief and meaningful healing. I take great care in creating a safe, kind, and nurturing therapeutic space to support you on this journey.
Welcome! I'm glad you're here. There are many reasons why we reach out for help: life transitions, grief & loss, trauma, relationship issues. Sometimes it's a sense that we "just feel stuck." I specialize in using EMDR, IFS, and other mind+body approaches to resolve these stuck feelings and help you find relief and meaningful healing. I take great care in creating a safe, kind, and nurturing therapeutic space to support you on this journey.
(970) 645-8408 View (970) 645-8408
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Robert Michael Saunders
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, LPC, CAC II, DAPA
Verified Verified
Montrose, CO 81401
If you feel you have PTSD or c-PTSD possibly with substance abuse, anxiety-depression, personality disorder or sexual compulsivity/acting out it need not be the "normal" of your life. After 23 years as a Licensed Professional Counselor and Addiction Specialist I have helped teen and adult individuals as well as couples and families to overcome blockages, which ultimately prevent the joyful experiences of healthy living. I find that by respecting your natural and inherent healing powers most goals are obtainable.
If you feel you have PTSD or c-PTSD possibly with substance abuse, anxiety-depression, personality disorder or sexual compulsivity/acting out it need not be the "normal" of your life. After 23 years as a Licensed Professional Counselor and Addiction Specialist I have helped teen and adult individuals as well as couples and families to overcome blockages, which ultimately prevent the joyful experiences of healthy living. I find that by respecting your natural and inherent healing powers most goals are obtainable.
(719) 888-3375 View (719) 888-3375
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Taylor LaRocco
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC, RYT
Verified Verified
Durango, CO 81301  (Online Only)
Are you feeling anxious or do you have feelings of panic? Are you chronically stressed? Are you just going through the motions without actually enjoying your life? Or maybe you have changes you want to make but have not been successful? Life is full of ups and downs, grief and loss, changes in relationships, and changes within ourselves, just to name a few, are all factors that complicate life, and sometimes make it hard to live our life to the fullest.
Are you feeling anxious or do you have feelings of panic? Are you chronically stressed? Are you just going through the motions without actually enjoying your life? Or maybe you have changes you want to make but have not been successful? Life is full of ups and downs, grief and loss, changes in relationships, and changes within ourselves, just to name a few, are all factors that complicate life, and sometimes make it hard to live our life to the fullest.
(970) 438-5831 View (970) 438-5831
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Mariana Jandova Lucier
Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Verified Verified
2 Endorsed
Grand Junction, CO 81501
To love is to recognize yourself in another. Relationships are an inextricable part of what makes us human, and deeply inform who we are. When we are receptive, our relationships are a lifelong source of learning, and help to reveal our strengths and vulnerabilities. I am here to guide you and your loved one to recognize yourselves in each other, and to show that vulnerabilities can become the foundation of strength in your ongoing bond and journey together, especially where difficult and unwelcome life events have caused those lines of connection and communication to break down.
To love is to recognize yourself in another. Relationships are an inextricable part of what makes us human, and deeply inform who we are. When we are receptive, our relationships are a lifelong source of learning, and help to reveal our strengths and vulnerabilities. I am here to guide you and your loved one to recognize yourselves in each other, and to show that vulnerabilities can become the foundation of strength in your ongoing bond and journey together, especially where difficult and unwelcome life events have caused those lines of connection and communication to break down.
(970) 478-6794 View (970) 478-6794
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Lizanne Corbit Counseling
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, LPC
Verified Verified
Ridgway, CO 81432
Many clients are in crisis and seeking assistance with a specific issue: Divorce, Grief, Addiction, Depression, Medical Diagnosis, Anxiety, or Life Transition. Therapy helps treat the turmoil that is the natural result of these issues. The skills developed during therapy help clients live full, happy and rich lives. Clients generally arrive with a specific personal crisis. I work in unison with clients to facilitate a deeper, richer, sense of identity. Each individual is held from a perspective of capability, competency, and resiliency, that bring about a sense of continuity and recognition of their authentic self.
Many clients are in crisis and seeking assistance with a specific issue: Divorce, Grief, Addiction, Depression, Medical Diagnosis, Anxiety, or Life Transition. Therapy helps treat the turmoil that is the natural result of these issues. The skills developed during therapy help clients live full, happy and rich lives. Clients generally arrive with a specific personal crisis. I work in unison with clients to facilitate a deeper, richer, sense of identity. Each individual is held from a perspective of capability, competency, and resiliency, that bring about a sense of continuity and recognition of their authentic self.
(303) 532-1827 View (303) 532-1827
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Abby Kubicek
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, CST, LAC
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Durango, CO 81301
I have always been pulled towards topics that many in society do not want to talk about – sex, death, money, religion, addiction, and many others. I have seen what happens to individuals when they are left to struggle with these topics alone. Some feel guilt, fear, anxiety, depression, or just an overall sense that they are not allowed to be who they really are. My goal in therapy is to provide a safe space for individuals or those in relationship to talk about these topics and feelings. I work with them to develop the tools to grow into being confident, unashamed, and authentically themselves.
I have always been pulled towards topics that many in society do not want to talk about – sex, death, money, religion, addiction, and many others. I have seen what happens to individuals when they are left to struggle with these topics alone. Some feel guilt, fear, anxiety, depression, or just an overall sense that they are not allowed to be who they really are. My goal in therapy is to provide a safe space for individuals or those in relationship to talk about these topics and feelings. I work with them to develop the tools to grow into being confident, unashamed, and authentically themselves.
(970) 414-4477 View (970) 414-4477
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Shelley L Nielsen
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, RYT200
Verified Verified
Durango, CO 81301
I believe we have everything we need to heal inside each one of us. I believe we all have the inherent strength and ability to thrive and will do so if given the right venue and treatment. The times when stress and traumas overwhelm us, we can forget our strengths, skills, and insight. We all deserve to have support to cultivate a safe and trusting space to reconnect with that innate inner wisdom. I seek to support individuals who have become overwhelmed in life and want to learn how to get unstuck, heal past pain, and embody their purpose to live an authentic, thriving life.
I believe we have everything we need to heal inside each one of us. I believe we all have the inherent strength and ability to thrive and will do so if given the right venue and treatment. The times when stress and traumas overwhelm us, we can forget our strengths, skills, and insight. We all deserve to have support to cultivate a safe and trusting space to reconnect with that innate inner wisdom. I seek to support individuals who have become overwhelmed in life and want to learn how to get unstuck, heal past pain, and embody their purpose to live an authentic, thriving life.
(970) 718-9515 View (970) 718-9515
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Sarah Sticha
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, LPC, NCC, LPC-S
Verified Verified
Cortez, CO 81321  (Online Only)
My ideal clients are adults experiencing burnout in helping professions, or who are at a transitional time in life. You know there is more out there, but you are stuck in a routine of your own making that doesn’t match what you know is possible. My clients are most often highly intelligent, self aware, and marginalized people who have a history of trauma and have struggled with perfectionism and over-achieving their entire lives. You may people please, feel overly empathetic and drained by others’ problems and emotions, or wonder why others don’t notice the larger, systemic issues at work or in society that seem so obvious to you.
My ideal clients are adults experiencing burnout in helping professions, or who are at a transitional time in life. You know there is more out there, but you are stuck in a routine of your own making that doesn’t match what you know is possible. My clients are most often highly intelligent, self aware, and marginalized people who have a history of trauma and have struggled with perfectionism and over-achieving their entire lives. You may people please, feel overly empathetic and drained by others’ problems and emotions, or wonder why others don’t notice the larger, systemic issues at work or in society that seem so obvious to you.
(970) 233-4817 View (970) 233-4817
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Leslie Kille
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, EdD, LCSW, LAC
Verified Verified
Grand Junction, CO 81506
Dr. Leslie Kille specializes in working thru a trauma-informed lens with youth, adults, families, and elders. She received her MSW through the University of South Florida and Educational Doctorate from The University of Sarasota. Dr. Kille has more than 25 years of experience providing therapeutic counseling services in mental health and substance use residential, Intensive Outpatient, hospice work and Outpatient community-based settings serving in the roles Clinical Director to licensed therapist.
Dr. Leslie Kille specializes in working thru a trauma-informed lens with youth, adults, families, and elders. She received her MSW through the University of South Florida and Educational Doctorate from The University of Sarasota. Dr. Kille has more than 25 years of experience providing therapeutic counseling services in mental health and substance use residential, Intensive Outpatient, hospice work and Outpatient community-based settings serving in the roles Clinical Director to licensed therapist.
(720) 797-7643 View (720) 797-7643
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Brianna True
Pre-Licensed Professional
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Grand Junction, CO 81505
Life is hard and having support along the way can help take away some of the heaviness of it all. I am personally passionate about therapy because while you don’t need my whole back story, I went through a major loss, and it took me 9 years to personally see a therapist. Looking back on my journey to therapy and becoming an MFT, getting started felt like the hardest part but I am thankful I decided to start healing. I know it can be difficult to reach out for help, and I want to be here to support you if you have decided it is time. I want you to know there is light on the other side of hard things and that things can get better.
Life is hard and having support along the way can help take away some of the heaviness of it all. I am personally passionate about therapy because while you don’t need my whole back story, I went through a major loss, and it took me 9 years to personally see a therapist. Looking back on my journey to therapy and becoming an MFT, getting started felt like the hardest part but I am thankful I decided to start healing. I know it can be difficult to reach out for help, and I want to be here to support you if you have decided it is time. I want you to know there is light on the other side of hard things and that things can get better.
(970) 465-8981 View (970) 465-8981
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Michael Sparks
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified Verified
Durango, CO 81301
Let's be honest, asking for therapy can be awkward, scary, and often intimidating. However, when it comes to finding the support we need to better our lives, it's the first step we have to take. I'm here to guide you along the way and make your healing process as achievable as possible. ​
Let's be honest, asking for therapy can be awkward, scary, and often intimidating. However, when it comes to finding the support we need to better our lives, it's the first step we have to take. I'm here to guide you along the way and make your healing process as achievable as possible. ​
(970) 659-6898 View (970) 659-6898

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How does your Therapist compare?

Number of Therapists in Norwood, CO

< 10

Therapists in Norwood, CO who prioritize treating:

100% Trauma and PTSD
89% Depression
89% Anxiety
78% Grief
78% Coping Skills
67% Relationship Issues
67% Suicidal Ideation

Average years in practice

17 Years

Top 3 insurances accepted

83% Aetna
67% BlueCross and BlueShield
67% Medicare

How Therapists in Norwood, CO see their clients

89% In Person and Online
11% Online Only

Gender breakdown

100% Female
FAQs - About Therapy and Counseling

How can I find a therapist in Norwood?

Search for nearby therapists or counselors by inputting your city, town, or suburb; or zip code; or a provider’s name into the search bar. From there, you can filter providers by the issues they treat, cost, insurance, gender, and other factors to find providers who are well-suited to your needs. To navigate between locations within the same country, enter a new city or zip code into the search bar.

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Is everyone in the Psychology Today Therapy Directory a licensed therapist?

The Psychology Today directory lists providers who offer legitimate mental health services to the public, including psychologists, psychiatrists, social workers, and counselors.

Many have been licensed by the country or state where they practice; providers whose license or primary credential has been verified by Psychology Today are signified by a “Verified” symbol. Some clinicians or organizations provide services for which their state or country does not offer licenses, such as pastoral counseling. They may be selectively included without the “Verified” seal.

What’s the difference between a psychologist, a therapist, and a counselor?

Therapists, psychologists, and counselors are all licensed mental health professionals. In the US, psychologists have earned a doctoral degree. The terms “therapist” and “counselor” are used somewhat interchangeably, but generally therapists offer longer-term, mental health care, while counselors offer shorter-term care that may focus on one domain, such as marriage, career, or academic challenges.

Clients should consider factors such as insurance coverage and their primary reason(s) for seeking therapy to determine the type of professional best suited to their needs. Someone struggling with mental health challenges such as depression or anxiety, for example, may wish to seek out a clinical psychologist or therapist, while someone navigating career obstacles or marital upheaval may benefit from seeing a counselor who can offer short-term, targeted support.

What type of therapy is right for me?

The type of therapy best suited to a particular individual depends on several factors, including their primary reason for seeking therapy, their preferred timeline (some therapy types last for a set number of sessions, while others are open-ended), and their personality and preferences—some may prefer a more structured approach. For many individuals, multiple types of therapy could provide a good fit.

How much does therapy cost?

The cost of therapy depends on a number of variables, including location and the therapist’s experience and training. On average, a therapy session in the United States could cost between $100 and $200 or more. If you have insurance, the expense of mental health care is typically lower, but it varies based on your insurance plan details and whether you choose an in-network or out-of-network mental healthcare provider.

What are more affordable or low cost therapy solutions?

Many therapists offer sliding scale payments, usually on a limited number of slots, which consists in an agreement between the therapist and a client to pay a reduced rate. Therapists who provide such arrangements often consider the client's income or ability to pay, but the extent of the discount is ultimately at the therapist's discretion. Furthermore, while group therapy may have different goals and benefits compared to individual therapy, it can be a more affordable solution to address certain types of issues.

Is online therapy cheaper than in-person therapy?

Many therapists charge the same amount for online therapy as they do for in-person therapy—though clients may still find this cost-effective if it cuts down on their transportation costs. Health insurance plans often offer equivalent coverage for online and in-person therapy; indeed, in many places, they are legally required to do so. Text-based or on-demand therapy apps may be cheaper than traditional one-on-one psychotherapy; however, the practice may be less effective and is not likely to be covered by insurance.

Is online therapy a good option?

Therapy conducted online can be just as effective as in-person therapy, as long as there is a strong alliance between the client and the therapist. To find a therapist who provides telehealth services to clients in your area, click “Online Therapy” on the directory homepage and search by your city or town or your zip code.

Are therapy sessions confidential?

Confidentiality is a crucial part of the therapeutic relationship. Therapists in the United States are bound by the regulations set out by the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA), which aims to protect sensitive health information. With very few exceptions, a therapist will only discuss their client with others when the client has given their written permission. The instances in which a therapist would be required to disclose personal information are: if a client poses a danger to themselves or others, if the therapist suspects the abuse of a child or an elderly or otherwise dependent adult, or if they are legally forced to by court order. These exceptions to the confidentiality agreement are usually discussed with a client before their first session.