Therapists in Stamford, CT

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Photo of Susan Loomis, Clinical Social Work/Therapist in Stamford, CT
Susan Loomis
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LMSW
Verified Verified
Stamford, CT 06905
I view my role as a therapist as a guide, helping you move away from thinking in black and white, encouraging a more flexible perspective, and giving you hope for the future. I lead with compassion and empathy, making you feel safe to share your feelings openly. You are not just another client but a unique individual with a story that deserves to be heard and understood. I can help you develop skills that will assist you in navigating emotions and life challenges as you move forward in your journey of healing and self-discovery.
I view my role as a therapist as a guide, helping you move away from thinking in black and white, encouraging a more flexible perspective, and giving you hope for the future. I lead with compassion and empathy, making you feel safe to share your feelings openly. You are not just another client but a unique individual with a story that deserves to be heard and understood. I can help you develop skills that will assist you in navigating emotions and life challenges as you move forward in your journey of healing and self-discovery.
(203) 433-6167 View (203) 433-6167
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Ranjana Hari
Pre-Licensed Professional, PsyD, NCSP
Verified Verified
Stamford, CT 06902
I'm a dedicated psychotherapist with an extensive and diverse background, spanning private practice, schools, college clinics, foster care, and hospitals, including acute care. With a passion for treating individuals of all ages, I specialize in harnessing the power of evidence-based therapies to create long-lasting positive change, focusing on the core of issues, rather than surface change. I take pride in fostering a safe, warm, and compassionate environment that embraces the unique perspectives of clients from diverse backgrounds. Even the most resistant patients find themselves engaged in the therapeutic process under my care.
I'm a dedicated psychotherapist with an extensive and diverse background, spanning private practice, schools, college clinics, foster care, and hospitals, including acute care. With a passion for treating individuals of all ages, I specialize in harnessing the power of evidence-based therapies to create long-lasting positive change, focusing on the core of issues, rather than surface change. I take pride in fostering a safe, warm, and compassionate environment that embraces the unique perspectives of clients from diverse backgrounds. Even the most resistant patients find themselves engaged in the therapeutic process under my care.
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Peter W Gardner
MD, FACP
Verified Verified
Stamford, CT 06905
With 30 years' experience as a treating physician and now with Hypnotherapy as my sole focus, I often see dramatic results after only one, two or three sessions. Conditions classically treated with hypnosis include Anxiety and Stress, Fears and Phobias (flying, needles, storms), Habits (nail biting, hair pulling), Performance Anxiety (public speaking, sports, shyness, test-taking), Smoking, and more. My approach to hypnosis is the same as it was in medical practice, very goal oriented and specific.
With 30 years' experience as a treating physician and now with Hypnotherapy as my sole focus, I often see dramatic results after only one, two or three sessions. Conditions classically treated with hypnosis include Anxiety and Stress, Fears and Phobias (flying, needles, storms), Habits (nail biting, hair pulling), Performance Anxiety (public speaking, sports, shyness, test-taking), Smoking, and more. My approach to hypnosis is the same as it was in medical practice, very goal oriented and specific.
(203) 446-5164 View (203) 446-5164
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Sonia Roitman
Psychologist, PhD
Verified Verified
Stamford, CT 06905
In my 25 years of practice as a clinical psychologist, I have worked with adults and adolescents, as well as couples and families treating issues of adjustment, self-doubt, depression, anxiety, eating disorders, and marital and parenting difficulties. I believe that healthy relationships are at the center of our emotional well-being and that an empathic relationship between client and therapist is essential to any treatment relationship. I provide such an environment so my clients feel comfortable confronting and working through the challenging issues that bring them into therapy.
In my 25 years of practice as a clinical psychologist, I have worked with adults and adolescents, as well as couples and families treating issues of adjustment, self-doubt, depression, anxiety, eating disorders, and marital and parenting difficulties. I believe that healthy relationships are at the center of our emotional well-being and that an empathic relationship between client and therapist is essential to any treatment relationship. I provide such an environment so my clients feel comfortable confronting and working through the challenging issues that bring them into therapy.
(203) 490-0625 View (203) 490-0625
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Siobhan Masterson
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified Verified
Stamford, CT 06905
I work collaboratively with you to create a safe, supportive relationship to help you to identify and attain your goals. So often we know what is wrong but don't know how to "fix it." I work with you to get to the heart of the matter, working closely with you to find joy and contentment in work, relationships and life. My expertise as a therapist, trainer, and supervisor has shown me that deep and lasting change is absolutely possible with guidance, caring, and courage. I learn new skills every year to help you to heal from anxiety, difficult and traumatic experiences and also in parenting challenges with your child and teenager.
I work collaboratively with you to create a safe, supportive relationship to help you to identify and attain your goals. So often we know what is wrong but don't know how to "fix it." I work with you to get to the heart of the matter, working closely with you to find joy and contentment in work, relationships and life. My expertise as a therapist, trainer, and supervisor has shown me that deep and lasting change is absolutely possible with guidance, caring, and courage. I learn new skills every year to help you to heal from anxiety, difficult and traumatic experiences and also in parenting challenges with your child and teenager.
(475) 242-8265 View (475) 242-8265
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Daniel DiTieri
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT
Verified Verified
Stamford, CT 06902
Are you feeling unappreciated? Does he shut you out? Is she constantly criticizing? Are you having trouble trusting your partner? Do you feel less passionate? Why should you wait any longer? What could be more important than saving your relationship? I am here to help you end that negative cycle and regain your sense of trust and intimacy. Most people are not naturally "good" at sharing their love, but it is a skill that can be learned. Relationship requires dedication. No matter what you are going through we will find a way to make your relationship what you know it could be. I understand what it's like to be vulnerable.
Are you feeling unappreciated? Does he shut you out? Is she constantly criticizing? Are you having trouble trusting your partner? Do you feel less passionate? Why should you wait any longer? What could be more important than saving your relationship? I am here to help you end that negative cycle and regain your sense of trust and intimacy. Most people are not naturally "good" at sharing their love, but it is a skill that can be learned. Relationship requires dedication. No matter what you are going through we will find a way to make your relationship what you know it could be. I understand what it's like to be vulnerable.
(475) 252-9079 View (475) 252-9079
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Kimberly Jane Lake
MSN, FNP-BC
Verified Verified
Stamford, CT 06903
I am a board-certified Family Nurse Practitioner with extensive experience in general psychiatry and substance use disorders. I provide medication management for individuals struggling with anxiety, depression, ADHD, premenstrual dysphoric disorder and many other common mental health concerns. While medications can help you tremendously, I am a firm believer that non-pharmacological interventions have a powerful impact on our mental health. At your first visit we will discuss medical history, sleep, diet, relationships, work, etc so I may gain a holistic view of your compete life.
I am a board-certified Family Nurse Practitioner with extensive experience in general psychiatry and substance use disorders. I provide medication management for individuals struggling with anxiety, depression, ADHD, premenstrual dysphoric disorder and many other common mental health concerns. While medications can help you tremendously, I am a firm believer that non-pharmacological interventions have a powerful impact on our mental health. At your first visit we will discuss medical history, sleep, diet, relationships, work, etc so I may gain a holistic view of your compete life.
(203) 872-5292 View (203) 872-5292
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Chandler French
Art Therapist, LCAT, ATR-BC
Verified Verified
Stamford, CT 06902
I work with high-functioning children and adults who struggle with depression, anxiety, panic attacks, self-harm, OCD, and social anxiety. I have specialized training in dialectical behavioral therapy, trauma-focused therapy, and expressive art therapy to effectively regulate emotions, reduce problematic behavior, and enhance interpersonal effectiveness skills. I provide time-limited, goal-directed treatment to help you work through their challenges and learn to become your own therapists. Clients often see a reduction of symptoms early on in treatment.
I work with high-functioning children and adults who struggle with depression, anxiety, panic attacks, self-harm, OCD, and social anxiety. I have specialized training in dialectical behavioral therapy, trauma-focused therapy, and expressive art therapy to effectively regulate emotions, reduce problematic behavior, and enhance interpersonal effectiveness skills. I provide time-limited, goal-directed treatment to help you work through their challenges and learn to become your own therapists. Clients often see a reduction of symptoms early on in treatment.
(475) 325-2920 View (475) 325-2920
Photo of Elizabeth Jucevics, Clinical Social Work/Therapist in Stamford, CT
Elizabeth Jucevics
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified Verified
Stamford, CT 06902
My name is Elizabeth Jucevics and I am Licensed Clinical Social Worker from Connecticut. I have decades of experience working with chronic illness as well as psychiatric disorders and addiction. My approaches include CBT, RET, Solution-Focused and Narrative therapies. I have a positive and encouraging outlook on life - despite the challenges we collectively face as human beings. I also offer Christian therapy to individuals who want to integrate their faith into the therapeutic process. Faith can be an integral source of strength through life’s challenges. I look forward to being a part of your healing journey.
My name is Elizabeth Jucevics and I am Licensed Clinical Social Worker from Connecticut. I have decades of experience working with chronic illness as well as psychiatric disorders and addiction. My approaches include CBT, RET, Solution-Focused and Narrative therapies. I have a positive and encouraging outlook on life - despite the challenges we collectively face as human beings. I also offer Christian therapy to individuals who want to integrate their faith into the therapeutic process. Faith can be an integral source of strength through life’s challenges. I look forward to being a part of your healing journey.
(475) 405-3362 View (475) 405-3362
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Kristen Browne
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, C-ASWCM, CSW-G
Verified Verified
Stamford, CT 06905  (Online Only)
The process of finding a therapist can be daunting and finding one who aligns with your values and needs is essential. Through a collaborative, supportive, solution-focused approach, my goal is to help clients minimize strain, maximize their level of functioning and improve overall well-being. I provide an empathic and safe environment to facilitate growth and resilience.
The process of finding a therapist can be daunting and finding one who aligns with your values and needs is essential. Through a collaborative, supportive, solution-focused approach, my goal is to help clients minimize strain, maximize their level of functioning and improve overall well-being. I provide an empathic and safe environment to facilitate growth and resilience.
(203) 590-9167 View (203) 590-9167
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Kristy Messier
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC
Verified Verified
Stamford, CT 06902
My name is Kristy Messier, I am a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) as well as a Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor (LADC). My approach to therapy is to meet the person where they are at; person centered. I focus on areas such as addiction, depression, anxiety, family and/or relationship issues and overall daily stressors that you may encounter.
My name is Kristy Messier, I am a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) as well as a Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor (LADC). My approach to therapy is to meet the person where they are at; person centered. I focus on areas such as addiction, depression, anxiety, family and/or relationship issues and overall daily stressors that you may encounter.
(475) 465-6311 View (475) 465-6311
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Lauren Dobbs
Psychologist, PsyD
Verified Verified
Stamford, CT 06902
Dr. Dobbs is an accomplished clinical psychologist with over fifteen years of experience between teaching and clinical work. She specializes in working with children, teens, and adults and has worked across various settings, including private practice, school, residential, and community mental health. Her therapeutic approach is rooted in the gold standard of treatment, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, which provides faster, more effective results. With children and teens, she goes beyond the traditional confines of therapy by harnessing their natural creativity, integrating art, music, games, journaling, and other creative outlets.
Dr. Dobbs is an accomplished clinical psychologist with over fifteen years of experience between teaching and clinical work. She specializes in working with children, teens, and adults and has worked across various settings, including private practice, school, residential, and community mental health. Her therapeutic approach is rooted in the gold standard of treatment, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, which provides faster, more effective results. With children and teens, she goes beyond the traditional confines of therapy by harnessing their natural creativity, integrating art, music, games, journaling, and other creative outlets.
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Photo of Georgette Harrison, Licensed Professional Counselor in Stamford, CT
Georgette Harrison
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC, CCMHC
Verified Verified
Stamford, CT 06905
Does your child seems to have more tantrums and more fears than other young children their age? Or the teacher has shared that your preschooler or kindergartener seems to be struggling and not making friends? Maybe your child has gone through something scary, and now you can't leave the room without them clinging to you. Perhaps you have welcomed a baby to the family, and bonding has been challenging. Or the relationship between you and your child is not what you had imagined it would be, and you seem to always end up in a power struggle. Or you'd like to work on the relationship with your autistic child.
Does your child seems to have more tantrums and more fears than other young children their age? Or the teacher has shared that your preschooler or kindergartener seems to be struggling and not making friends? Maybe your child has gone through something scary, and now you can't leave the room without them clinging to you. Perhaps you have welcomed a baby to the family, and bonding has been challenging. Or the relationship between you and your child is not what you had imagined it would be, and you seem to always end up in a power struggle. Or you'd like to work on the relationship with your autistic child.
(203) 293-2590 View (203) 293-2590
Photo of Deena Landau-Graber, Licensed Professional Counselor in Stamford, CT
Deena Landau-Graber
Licensed Professional Counselor, MS, LPC
Verified Verified
Stamford, CT 06901
After developing and running the Track III Program for Schizophrenia at Hall Brooke Hospital in Westport, Ct in the early 90's, I went on staff at Silver Hill Hospital in New Canaan, Ct to further hone my craft at treating individuals suffering from depression, anxiety, bi-polar, eating disorders, self esteem issues, schizophrenia, trauma etc... For the past decade I have brought my keen ability to accurately and quickly diagnose symptoms to my private practice in Stamford, Ct, where I treat adolescents, teens and adults suffering from a multitude of issues.
After developing and running the Track III Program for Schizophrenia at Hall Brooke Hospital in Westport, Ct in the early 90's, I went on staff at Silver Hill Hospital in New Canaan, Ct to further hone my craft at treating individuals suffering from depression, anxiety, bi-polar, eating disorders, self esteem issues, schizophrenia, trauma etc... For the past decade I have brought my keen ability to accurately and quickly diagnose symptoms to my private practice in Stamford, Ct, where I treat adolescents, teens and adults suffering from a multitude of issues.
(203) 989-3513 View (203) 989-3513
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Beth O'Donnell, Ph.D. LLC
Psychologist, PhD
Verified Verified
Stamford, CT 06902
I am a clinical psychologist, experienced in work with adults, couples, adolescents, and families. I love my work! I find it so rewarding to help people turn life's challenges into opportunities for growth and change. My style is warm, comforting, and empathetic. Trained in multiple therapeutic approaches (cognitive-behavioral, psychodynamic, family systems), I work in a flexible manner that best suits you. I will help you clarify your goals and make a plan for change. When necessary, I explore underlying issues, to enhance insight and make new directions possible.
I am a clinical psychologist, experienced in work with adults, couples, adolescents, and families. I love my work! I find it so rewarding to help people turn life's challenges into opportunities for growth and change. My style is warm, comforting, and empathetic. Trained in multiple therapeutic approaches (cognitive-behavioral, psychodynamic, family systems), I work in a flexible manner that best suits you. I will help you clarify your goals and make a plan for change. When necessary, I explore underlying issues, to enhance insight and make new directions possible.
(917) 746-8416 View (917) 746-8416
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Ilana Sterman
Psychologist, PsyD
Verified Verified
Stamford, CT 06901
When a particular area of life is less rewarding or is problematic, you may seek assistance rediscovering your path to mental health. Understanding that therapy is more likely to be helpful when you feel comfortable with your therapist, and hopeful about the therapy, my approach emphasizes accessing each person’s unique strengths and resources in order to facilitate growth, new learning, and fulfillment. I use a person-centered integrative approach drawing from psychodynamic, cognitive-behavioral, and somatic theories to work collaboratively with you toward mutually agreed-upon goals.
When a particular area of life is less rewarding or is problematic, you may seek assistance rediscovering your path to mental health. Understanding that therapy is more likely to be helpful when you feel comfortable with your therapist, and hopeful about the therapy, my approach emphasizes accessing each person’s unique strengths and resources in order to facilitate growth, new learning, and fulfillment. I use a person-centered integrative approach drawing from psychodynamic, cognitive-behavioral, and somatic theories to work collaboratively with you toward mutually agreed-upon goals.
(475) 242-8151 View (475) 242-8151
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Randi Torstenson
Psychologist, PsyD
Verified Verified
Stamford, CT 06905
Thank you for taking the time to learn more about my practice. I am a clinical psychologist who is licensed in both CT and NY and approach therapy committed to providing the care I would want for someone I love. I emphasize co-collaboration, respect, and empathy in each session and work to help clients understand the root and source of their concerns beyond their symptoms. I have received special training in trauma-informed and psychodynamic treatment and bring over 18 years experience working with individuals and couples. Presently, I am offering all current and prospective clients psychotherapy sessions in-person or online.
Thank you for taking the time to learn more about my practice. I am a clinical psychologist who is licensed in both CT and NY and approach therapy committed to providing the care I would want for someone I love. I emphasize co-collaboration, respect, and empathy in each session and work to help clients understand the root and source of their concerns beyond their symptoms. I have received special training in trauma-informed and psychodynamic treatment and bring over 18 years experience working with individuals and couples. Presently, I am offering all current and prospective clients psychotherapy sessions in-person or online.
(203) 941-8899 View (203) 941-8899
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Christine Peters
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified Verified
Stamford, CT 06902
Christine has over 10 years of therapy experience, utilizing Cognitive Behavior Therapy, Dialectical Behavior Therapy, and other approaches. She received her degree from New York University and is also a Board Certified Behavior Analyst. She has experience working with children, adolescents, and adults for a variety of issues. These include depression, anxiety, phobias, panic, anger, stress, insomnia, ADHD, autism, developmental delays, and work/home/school issues.
Christine has over 10 years of therapy experience, utilizing Cognitive Behavior Therapy, Dialectical Behavior Therapy, and other approaches. She received her degree from New York University and is also a Board Certified Behavior Analyst. She has experience working with children, adolescents, and adults for a variety of issues. These include depression, anxiety, phobias, panic, anger, stress, insomnia, ADHD, autism, developmental delays, and work/home/school issues.
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David Leslie Moses
Drug & Alcohol Counselor, MA, CADAC, 450007
Verified Verified
Stamford, CT 06903
I am a licensed drug and alcohol counselor and I have worked in various treatment settings. Underneath the pain of substances use lie the real issue that I invite you to work through. I have done so. I am also a candidate for a masters degree in social work. I have raised four children. A safe sacred space is essential for doing this work. It is most liberating.
I am a licensed drug and alcohol counselor and I have worked in various treatment settings. Underneath the pain of substances use lie the real issue that I invite you to work through. I have done so. I am also a candidate for a masters degree in social work. I have raised four children. A safe sacred space is essential for doing this work. It is most liberating.
(203) 439-5962 View (203) 439-5962
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Samuel Parton
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LMSW
Verified Verified
Stamford, CT 06903
Working in schools and foster care settings for years, Sam is an expert in child and adolescent therapy. He utilizes two of the leading therapies, Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT) and Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT). With CBT, Sam helps clients change unhelpful thought processes and behavioral patterns and aids clients in bravely facing their fears. While with DBT, he helps clients learn better emotion regulation, distress tolerance, and interpersonal skills. He is passionate about building connections and assists clients in finding strengths and skills within themselves to work through any struggles they might be experiencing.
Working in schools and foster care settings for years, Sam is an expert in child and adolescent therapy. He utilizes two of the leading therapies, Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT) and Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT). With CBT, Sam helps clients change unhelpful thought processes and behavioral patterns and aids clients in bravely facing their fears. While with DBT, he helps clients learn better emotion regulation, distress tolerance, and interpersonal skills. He is passionate about building connections and assists clients in finding strengths and skills within themselves to work through any struggles they might be experiencing.
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Number of Therapists in Stamford, CT

600+

Average cost per session

$175

Therapists in Stamford, CT who prioritize treating:

93% Anxiety
87% Depression
80% Relationship Issues
75% Self Esteem
70% Coping Skills
66% Family Conflict
66% Stress

Average years in practice

14 Years

Top 3 insurances accepted

73% Aetna
68% UnitedHealthcare UHC | UBH
66% Cigna and Evernorth

How Therapists in Stamford, CT see their clients

69% In Person and Online
31% Online Only

Gender breakdown

80% Female
19% Male
1% Non-Binary
FAQs - About Therapy and Counseling

How can I find a therapist in Stamford?

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.