Therapists in Flagler County, FL

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Photo of Anna Izabela Torres, Counselor in Flagler County, FL
Anna Izabela Torres
Counselor, LMHC, EMDR
Verified Verified
Palm Coast, FL 32164
Waitlist for new clients
I'm here for persons who seek a transformative journey through psychotherapy. Struggling with challenges like trauma and or PTSD, OCD, Anxiety, or Depression, they yearn for healing and stability. They crave a supportive sanctuary to address their concerns, a nurturing environment where their strengths are unearthed, and self-awareness is cultivated. They seek a tailored treatment approach, leveraging evidence-based therapies with compassion and personalized care. Above all, they desire unwavering support to transcend their struggles, fostering personal growth and navigating toward an inner peace, fulfilling, purpose-driven life.
I'm here for persons who seek a transformative journey through psychotherapy. Struggling with challenges like trauma and or PTSD, OCD, Anxiety, or Depression, they yearn for healing and stability. They crave a supportive sanctuary to address their concerns, a nurturing environment where their strengths are unearthed, and self-awareness is cultivated. They seek a tailored treatment approach, leveraging evidence-based therapies with compassion and personalized care. Above all, they desire unwavering support to transcend their struggles, fostering personal growth and navigating toward an inner peace, fulfilling, purpose-driven life.
(386) 200-1603 View (386) 200-1603
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Beatrice Lafleur
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified Verified
Palm Coast, FL 32135  (Online Only)
JLCS works with teens and adults providing care for patients who struggle with depression, anxiety, and the desire to reach life goals. Their main goal for their patients includes establishing and becoming the best versions of themselves. They believe that in their practice, their patients can achieve their goals if they believe in themselves, put in the work, and have support. They are inspired by “not being a product of ones circumstances but, being a product of the decisions and actions made.”
JLCS works with teens and adults providing care for patients who struggle with depression, anxiety, and the desire to reach life goals. Their main goal for their patients includes establishing and becoming the best versions of themselves. They believe that in their practice, their patients can achieve their goals if they believe in themselves, put in the work, and have support. They are inspired by “not being a product of ones circumstances but, being a product of the decisions and actions made.”
(386) 433-3967 View (386) 433-3967
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Jodie Barko-Abshire
Pre-Licensed Professional
Verified Verified
2 Endorsed
Flagler Beach, FL 32136
Hello, I am a holistic therapist with a background in mental health, addiction, and spirituality. My favorite modality to facilitate is EMDR paired with energy work. I have a passion to integrate creativity, spiritual exploration, sensory modalities, and movement into sessions. Through the use of sound/music, light/color frequencies, laughter, yoga, and mindfulness, I help clients tap into their highest self. I provide counseling solutions to individuals, couples, families, and groups struggling with trauma, anxiety, depression, attachment disorder, and addiction.
Hello, I am a holistic therapist with a background in mental health, addiction, and spirituality. My favorite modality to facilitate is EMDR paired with energy work. I have a passion to integrate creativity, spiritual exploration, sensory modalities, and movement into sessions. Through the use of sound/music, light/color frequencies, laughter, yoga, and mindfulness, I help clients tap into their highest self. I provide counseling solutions to individuals, couples, families, and groups struggling with trauma, anxiety, depression, attachment disorder, and addiction.
(386) 854-3545 View (386) 854-3545
Photo of Tracy Lynn Corsa Parker, Counselor in Flagler County, FL
Tracy Lynn Corsa Parker
Counselor, MS, LMHC
Verified Verified
Palm Coast, FL 32137
Life can be difficult. Change, whether planned or sudden - good or not so good, can put us in a place of confusion and disarray. Therapy is not meant to be forever; it’s just to help you through life at difficult times. My ideal client is someone who does the work, gets through the issue, and then lives life accordingly. I enjoy celebrating wins with my clients!
Life can be difficult. Change, whether planned or sudden - good or not so good, can put us in a place of confusion and disarray. Therapy is not meant to be forever; it’s just to help you through life at difficult times. My ideal client is someone who does the work, gets through the issue, and then lives life accordingly. I enjoy celebrating wins with my clients!
(352) 504-3859 View (352) 504-3859
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Korin Menard
Counselor, LMHC, MA
Verified Verified
Flagler Beach, FL 32136
Waitlist for new clients
**WAITLIST LINK FOUND AT BOTTOM OF PAGE** I know parenting is tough. Especially when your child's behavior is making you feel completely burnt out and inadequate when you've tried everything and nothing seems to be working. The anxiety you feel when the phone rings, praying it isn't your child's school or daycare again. It doesn't have to be this way. I can help you create a world where you won't dread a conversation with your child's teacher. I have over 13 yrs experience in the clinical field and 6 yrs experience with parent training.
**WAITLIST LINK FOUND AT BOTTOM OF PAGE** I know parenting is tough. Especially when your child's behavior is making you feel completely burnt out and inadequate when you've tried everything and nothing seems to be working. The anxiety you feel when the phone rings, praying it isn't your child's school or daycare again. It doesn't have to be this way. I can help you create a world where you won't dread a conversation with your child's teacher. I have over 13 yrs experience in the clinical field and 6 yrs experience with parent training.
(386) 200-9625 View (386) 200-9625
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Angela Ryan
Psychologist, PsyD, LCP
Verified Verified
Palm Coast, FL 32164  (Online Only)
Immediate openings for new patients! We are in a mental health crisis. Challenges have presented themselves over and over and so many are struggling with putting the pieces together to live their best life. Whether it be anxiety, depression, physical health challenges, life changes, or other concerns, I see each individual as the expert of their own life and utilize individual strengths to customize treatment. I personally believe that deep down, we all know what is best for us, but challenges or other barriers may prevent this from becoming reality.
Immediate openings for new patients! We are in a mental health crisis. Challenges have presented themselves over and over and so many are struggling with putting the pieces together to live their best life. Whether it be anxiety, depression, physical health challenges, life changes, or other concerns, I see each individual as the expert of their own life and utilize individual strengths to customize treatment. I personally believe that deep down, we all know what is best for us, but challenges or other barriers may prevent this from becoming reality.
(904) 206-7701 View (904) 206-7701
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Renee Wilson
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW-R
Verified Verified
Palm Coast, FL 32164  (Online Only)
Periodically life contains stress, turmoil and loss that can cause internal tension that block us from living fully and freely.Also life challenges can prompt us to give away our personal power. My method of counseling is focused on activating and nurturing your core strengths and helping you to identify and work through the emotionality associated with the challenges in your life.Challenging times can engender opportunities for creative solutions and change.
Periodically life contains stress, turmoil and loss that can cause internal tension that block us from living fully and freely.Also life challenges can prompt us to give away our personal power. My method of counseling is focused on activating and nurturing your core strengths and helping you to identify and work through the emotionality associated with the challenges in your life.Challenging times can engender opportunities for creative solutions and change.
(678) 944-9379 View (678) 944-9379
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Anew Counseling
Counselor, PhD, LMHC, MCAP, ICADC
Verified Verified
2 Endorsed
Palm Coast, FL 32137
Hello, My name is Anthony and I practice as a Licensed Mental Health Counselor and Board Certified Master's Level Addictions Professional with over 16 years of experience working in various settings such as outpatient, inpatient, prison, and therapeutic communities. I hold a Master’s degree from the University of Oklahoma in Human Relations, and a Doctorate in Counseling Studies from Capella University. I specialize in helping individuals and couples struggling with grief, marital problems, and substance use disorders. I believe every person can change, enhance coping ability, and maintain meaningful relationships.
Hello, My name is Anthony and I practice as a Licensed Mental Health Counselor and Board Certified Master's Level Addictions Professional with over 16 years of experience working in various settings such as outpatient, inpatient, prison, and therapeutic communities. I hold a Master’s degree from the University of Oklahoma in Human Relations, and a Doctorate in Counseling Studies from Capella University. I specialize in helping individuals and couples struggling with grief, marital problems, and substance use disorders. I believe every person can change, enhance coping ability, and maintain meaningful relationships.
(407) 890-8410 View (407) 890-8410
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Get Off the Couch Counseling, LLC
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, LMFT
Verified Verified
2 Endorsed
Palm Coast, FL 32137
Not accepting new clients
Welcome! I know what a big step this can be and that you might be feeling anxious with a lot of questions. Let me relieve some of that...feel free to call me for a free phone consultation. I want to provide you with high quality counseling services where we will work together to build upon your strengths in order to meet your goals. I believe in the mind-body connection so I offer Walk/Talk therapy sessions to those clients who want a more active approach. I am a certified EMDR therapist and I believe this therapy can be life changing, particularly for those who have suffered trauma.
Welcome! I know what a big step this can be and that you might be feeling anxious with a lot of questions. Let me relieve some of that...feel free to call me for a free phone consultation. I want to provide you with high quality counseling services where we will work together to build upon your strengths in order to meet your goals. I believe in the mind-body connection so I offer Walk/Talk therapy sessions to those clients who want a more active approach. I am a certified EMDR therapist and I believe this therapy can be life changing, particularly for those who have suffered trauma.
(386) 210-7942 x101 View (386) 210-7942 x101
Photo of Shoshanah Mercado in Flagler County, FL
Shoshanah Mercado
EdS
Verified Verified
Palm Coast, FL 32137
As a licensed and certified school psychologist, I am trained to administer psychological assessments to identify giftedness, learning disorders, emotional and behavioral disorders, Aspergers/Autism, ADHD, cognitive impairments and processing deficits to people, ages 4-adulthood. Evaluations include interventions that will focus on the individual's needs, based on their identified strengths and weaknesses.
As a licensed and certified school psychologist, I am trained to administer psychological assessments to identify giftedness, learning disorders, emotional and behavioral disorders, Aspergers/Autism, ADHD, cognitive impairments and processing deficits to people, ages 4-adulthood. Evaluations include interventions that will focus on the individual's needs, based on their identified strengths and weaknesses.
(386) 492-1170 View (386) 492-1170
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Bart Colom
Counselor, MS, LMHC, AFC, CAP
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Flagler Beach, FL 32136
My goal as a professional is to provide a secure/comfortable environment, where my clients can build awareness, understanding, discernment and assertiveness to pursue healthy living, within the client's personalized values and LifePlan. Hablo Espanol.
My goal as a professional is to provide a secure/comfortable environment, where my clients can build awareness, understanding, discernment and assertiveness to pursue healthy living, within the client's personalized values and LifePlan. Hablo Espanol.
(407) 278-7615 View (407) 278-7615
Photo of Ambria Page, Clinical Social Work/Therapist in Flagler County, FL
Ambria Page
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified Verified
Palm Coast, FL 32137
Is the past weighing heavy on you? Or has a recent troubling event changed how you see the world and yourself? Are you struggling with symptoms of anxiety and/or depression and suspect that it all comes from somewhere in your past. Trauma, whether it is Big “T” (a reaction to a deeply disturbing, life-threatening event or situation, such as an act of violence) or Little “t” (events that typically don't involve violence or disaster but do create significant distress) leave lasting effects on us. Multiple events can also stack on this emotional weight. Leading us to develop problematic responses, negative thoughts and/or behaviors.
Is the past weighing heavy on you? Or has a recent troubling event changed how you see the world and yourself? Are you struggling with symptoms of anxiety and/or depression and suspect that it all comes from somewhere in your past. Trauma, whether it is Big “T” (a reaction to a deeply disturbing, life-threatening event or situation, such as an act of violence) or Little “t” (events that typically don't involve violence or disaster but do create significant distress) leave lasting effects on us. Multiple events can also stack on this emotional weight. Leading us to develop problematic responses, negative thoughts and/or behaviors.
(386) 832-1671 View (386) 832-1671
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Helping Homes Counseling & Wellness LLC
Counselor, MS, , LMHC
Verified Verified
Palm Coast, FL 32137
Are you struggling with things which seem to be beyond your control? Are you worried? Do family and friends find it difficult to understand your motives or thinking patterns? Do you find it challenging to establish relationships? Why worry about it when you can talk about it! Roderick’s counseling style is considered a “ Judgement free zone." Sessions are HOPE-filled and tailored for your needs. In our sessions you will learn tools to become a better version of yourself with the ability to have a more productive life. He can help you work through your fears and anxiety. He specializes in helping individuals, couples and families.
Are you struggling with things which seem to be beyond your control? Are you worried? Do family and friends find it difficult to understand your motives or thinking patterns? Do you find it challenging to establish relationships? Why worry about it when you can talk about it! Roderick’s counseling style is considered a “ Judgement free zone." Sessions are HOPE-filled and tailored for your needs. In our sessions you will learn tools to become a better version of yourself with the ability to have a more productive life. He can help you work through your fears and anxiety. He specializes in helping individuals, couples and families.
(386) 344-7575 View (386) 344-7575
Photo of Veronica Marie Scott, Marriage & Family Therapist in Flagler County, FL
Veronica Marie Scott
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMHC, LMFT
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Palm Coast, FL 32137
Life can present us with unexpected situations that throw our world into chaos. We may have to make changes or learn how to cope in a new way that allows us to feel successful. We also go through internal changes that affect the way we feel or think about life even when nothing round us has changed. When things happen, talking about the situation can yield new understanding about our behaviors and needs. Therapy can lead us to feel better able to navigate the waters of life.
Life can present us with unexpected situations that throw our world into chaos. We may have to make changes or learn how to cope in a new way that allows us to feel successful. We also go through internal changes that affect the way we feel or think about life even when nothing round us has changed. When things happen, talking about the situation can yield new understanding about our behaviors and needs. Therapy can lead us to feel better able to navigate the waters of life.
(386) 260-4399 View (386) 260-4399
Photo of Donna Fleming- Griffin, Marriage & Family Therapist in Flagler County, FL
Donna Fleming- Griffin
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT
Verified Verified
Palm Coast, FL 32137
Are you or someone you love struggling with symptoms of depression, anxiety or other mood disorders? Have you had a history of traumatic/distressful events? Is there a recent event that has caused you distress? Maybe there are relationships that just are not as satisfying as you would like them to be. Perhaps there are issues with substances or other addictions. Is communication difficult for you or do you just have a hard time coping with things going on in your life? The good news is there are solutions and help for these issues.
Are you or someone you love struggling with symptoms of depression, anxiety or other mood disorders? Have you had a history of traumatic/distressful events? Is there a recent event that has caused you distress? Maybe there are relationships that just are not as satisfying as you would like them to be. Perhaps there are issues with substances or other addictions. Is communication difficult for you or do you just have a hard time coping with things going on in your life? The good news is there are solutions and help for these issues.
(386) 200-1455 View (386) 200-1455
Photo of Kathleen M Conrad, Clinical Social Work/Therapist in Flagler County, FL
Kathleen M Conrad
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified Verified
Bunnell, FL 32110
I have been specializing in child/family therapy for over 25 years. I have worked with child of all ages, specializing in the Dependency realm. I have dealt with child who have been sexually and physically abused, and seen parental drug use and domestic violence. I have worked with child who are ADHD and with other mental health disorders. I also work with parents and families in providing therapy. I also provide therapy for adults who believe they would beneift from therapy.
I have been specializing in child/family therapy for over 25 years. I have worked with child of all ages, specializing in the Dependency realm. I have dealt with child who have been sexually and physically abused, and seen parental drug use and domestic violence. I have worked with child who are ADHD and with other mental health disorders. I also work with parents and families in providing therapy. I also provide therapy for adults who believe they would beneift from therapy.
(386) 866-3097 x410 View (386) 866-3097 x410
Photo of Palm Coast Psychological Services, Psychologist in Flagler County, FL
Palm Coast Psychological Services
Psychologist, PhD
Verified Verified
Palm Coast, FL 32164
Each of us is on a unique journey through life. Life is certainly rewarding. Yet it is complex and at odds, with competing desires and interests (both internal and external) at play. On our journey, conflict and injury occur. There are times when hopes are dashed, joy is squashed, and dread spreads. Hurt is unavoidable.
Each of us is on a unique journey through life. Life is certainly rewarding. Yet it is complex and at odds, with competing desires and interests (both internal and external) at play. On our journey, conflict and injury occur. There are times when hopes are dashed, joy is squashed, and dread spreads. Hurt is unavoidable.
(386) 272-7823 View (386) 272-7823
Photo of Jesenia Villoldo, Marriage & Family Therapist in Flagler County, FL
Jesenia Villoldo
Marriage & Family Therapist, EMDR, LMFT, LMHC
Verified Verified
2 Endorsed
Palm Coast, FL 32137  (Online Only)
Do you feel anxious, depressed, have symptoms of complex trauma (C-PTSD) or PTSD, have bodily symptoms that you can’t seem to control and feel like your mind and body are disconnected? Going through stressful events and unresolved traumatic life experiences can feel extremely overwhelming. It can feel even more daunting when you feel like you are alone and don’t have the correct coping skills and tools to get through it or you’ve been putting your head down and plowing forward for so long you aren’t even sure where to start. You are not overreacting. I can help individuals and couples go from “surviving” to “thriving”!
Do you feel anxious, depressed, have symptoms of complex trauma (C-PTSD) or PTSD, have bodily symptoms that you can’t seem to control and feel like your mind and body are disconnected? Going through stressful events and unresolved traumatic life experiences can feel extremely overwhelming. It can feel even more daunting when you feel like you are alone and don’t have the correct coping skills and tools to get through it or you’ve been putting your head down and plowing forward for so long you aren’t even sure where to start. You are not overreacting. I can help individuals and couples go from “surviving” to “thriving”!
(904) 826-7220 View (904) 826-7220
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Emily Foster
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, MCAP, ICADC
Verified Verified
2 Endorsed
Palm Coast, FL 32137
Waitlist for new clients
Hello! My approach is founded on openness, trust, authenticity, warmth, and non-judgment. I like to roll up my sleeves and get in the work with clients, exploring the interconnected systems of what makes us who we are, as well as the feelings of distractibility, disengagement and disconnection. My goal is to empower clients to be agents of meaningful change in their lives. I partner with them to find the strength, perspectives and resiliency to overcome challenges and gain clear perspectives. I believe my client is the expert of their own life, and strive to help them connect with their innermost resources.
Hello! My approach is founded on openness, trust, authenticity, warmth, and non-judgment. I like to roll up my sleeves and get in the work with clients, exploring the interconnected systems of what makes us who we are, as well as the feelings of distractibility, disengagement and disconnection. My goal is to empower clients to be agents of meaningful change in their lives. I partner with them to find the strength, perspectives and resiliency to overcome challenges and gain clear perspectives. I believe my client is the expert of their own life, and strive to help them connect with their innermost resources.
(386) 230-3563 x102 View (386) 230-3563 x102
Photo of Palm Coast Counseling in Flagler County, FL
Palm Coast Counseling
MA
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Palm Coast, FL 32137
I have worked in the mental health field for over 20 years assisting others on their path to better health. I am extensively trained and experienced in working with individuals who have trauma histories, and those who are dealing with depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, severe mental illness, and addiction issues. Helping you find your purpose and joy is my passion. I utilize cognitive behavioral therapy, trauma-informed care, cognitive processing therapy, motivational and reality, strength-based, solution focused treatment modalities. Together, we will create a plan to find your peace and happiness.
I have worked in the mental health field for over 20 years assisting others on their path to better health. I am extensively trained and experienced in working with individuals who have trauma histories, and those who are dealing with depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, severe mental illness, and addiction issues. Helping you find your purpose and joy is my passion. I utilize cognitive behavioral therapy, trauma-informed care, cognitive processing therapy, motivational and reality, strength-based, solution focused treatment modalities. Together, we will create a plan to find your peace and happiness.
(386) 261-7091 View (386) 261-7091

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Number of Therapists in Flagler County, FL

100+

Average cost per session

$115

Therapists in Flagler County, FL who prioritize treating:

87% Anxiety
84% Depression
79% Coping Skills
73% Self Esteem
71% Relationship Issues
69% Trauma and PTSD
62% Stress

Average years in practice

11 Years

Top 3 insurances accepted

76% Aetna
72% UnitedHealthcare UHC | UBH
71% Cigna and Evernorth

How Therapists in Flagler County, FL see their clients

70% In Person and Online
30% Online Only

Gender breakdown

80% Female
19% Male
1% Non-Binary

FAQs - About Therapy and Counseling

How can I find a therapist in Flagler County?

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.