Therapists in Fort Myers, FL

Photo of Laura Streyffeler, Counselor in Fort Myers, FL
Laura Streyffeler
Counselor, PhD, LMHC, BCETS, CCDVC, CCFC
Verified
Fort Myers, FL 33901
Therapy is not just for "crazy" people. On the contrary, therapy is often for healthy people who want to live healthier lives. Therapy is for people who are dealing with a life situation, family or relationship issue that they wish to discuss and/or process with a professional who can help him or her sort out their thoughts, feelings and options in a safe and non-judgmental atmosphere. If you are struggling with a life transition a family and/or relationship problem, grief and loss related issue, addiction(self or family member), employment changes or losses,etc... I can help.
Therapy is not just for "crazy" people. On the contrary, therapy is often for healthy people who want to live healthier lives. Therapy is for people who are dealing with a life situation, family or relationship issue that they wish to discuss and/or process with a professional who can help him or her sort out their thoughts, feelings and options in a safe and non-judgmental atmosphere. If you are struggling with a life transition a family and/or relationship problem, grief and loss related issue, addiction(self or family member), employment changes or losses,etc... I can help.
(239) 244-3888 View (239) 244-3888
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Reina L Lombardi
Counselor, ATR-BC, ATCS, LMHC-QS
Verified
2 Endorsed
Fort Myers, FL 33907
You’re allowed to take a break, relax & be “unproductive.” You are allowed to slow down, so that you CAN be your most productive and best self. Saying “no” can sometimes feel selfish. Truth is … it is anything but! Saying no allows you to take care of you, so you can care for those you love the most! Are you ready to tap into your soul and gather the inner wisdom stored inside so that you can live your life with confidence and clarity? Are you ready to honor your needs so that you feel energized and excited to start your day? I help women rise up & step into their true genius so that they can live a joyful, rich and meaningful life.
You’re allowed to take a break, relax & be “unproductive.” You are allowed to slow down, so that you CAN be your most productive and best self. Saying “no” can sometimes feel selfish. Truth is … it is anything but! Saying no allows you to take care of you, so you can care for those you love the most! Are you ready to tap into your soul and gather the inner wisdom stored inside so that you can live your life with confidence and clarity? Are you ready to honor your needs so that you feel energized and excited to start your day? I help women rise up & step into their true genius so that they can live a joyful, rich and meaningful life.
(239) 288-2965 View (239) 288-2965
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Elizabeth McLaughlin
Registered Mental Health Counselor Intern, MA , Intern
Verified
1 Endorsed
Fort Myers, FL 33905  (Online Only)
Each of us goes through a time in our lives when we feel that we are struggling. Whether it is pain from the past, relationship difficulties, life transitions, or just feeling like you need to find your path again, I am here to support you in your journey to wellness. I believe that unresolved experiences from our past can affect who we are and how we feel about the world today. Through positive change and self-reflective client-based work, you have the power to live a more fulfilling, healthy life.
Each of us goes through a time in our lives when we feel that we are struggling. Whether it is pain from the past, relationship difficulties, life transitions, or just feeling like you need to find your path again, I am here to support you in your journey to wellness. I believe that unresolved experiences from our past can affect who we are and how we feel about the world today. Through positive change and self-reflective client-based work, you have the power to live a more fulfilling, healthy life.
(239) 970-1871 View (239) 970-1871
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Dr. Tracy Hutchinson
Counselor, PhD, LMHC, NCC, CCTP
Verified
Fort Myers, FL 33901
Today you are one step closer to a new you where you can feel empowered and reach your personal goals. Although it may be intimidating to seek professional help, as humans we all need support and guidance.
Today you are one step closer to a new you where you can feel empowered and reach your personal goals. Although it may be intimidating to seek professional help, as humans we all need support and guidance.
(239) 841-5159 View (239) 841-5159
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Carolina Ferrer
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, QS, LCSW
Verified
1 Endorsed
Fort Myers, FL 33913
Much of my professional experience includes a vast range of ages including children, adolescents, young adults, and seniors. I value the importance community connections by reducing the stigma of mental health in organizations as well as stress reduction techniques. I enjoy working with couples, and families who are struggling in communication. I specialize with overcoming life difficulties including trauma, grief and loss, relationship issues, ADD/ADHD, Depression, Anxiety, coping skills, self-esteem, infertility, family conflict and unexpected birthing outcomes. As well as overcoming perinatal/ maternal post-partum disorders.
Much of my professional experience includes a vast range of ages including children, adolescents, young adults, and seniors. I value the importance community connections by reducing the stigma of mental health in organizations as well as stress reduction techniques. I enjoy working with couples, and families who are struggling in communication. I specialize with overcoming life difficulties including trauma, grief and loss, relationship issues, ADD/ADHD, Depression, Anxiety, coping skills, self-esteem, infertility, family conflict and unexpected birthing outcomes. As well as overcoming perinatal/ maternal post-partum disorders.
(239) 323-6072 View (239) 323-6072
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Brittany Junker
Counselor
Verified
1 Endorsed
Fort Myers, FL 33901
Hello, my name is Brittany Junker. I am a licensed Mental Health Counselor. I work with clients of all ages: children, teens, and adults. I specialize in helping families heal, individually and as a whole. My therapeutic style lends itself to working with a diverse range of client concerns. Clients have expressed symptoms including but not limited to symptoms of ADD/ADHD, disciplinary concerns, conduct and personality disorders, symptoms of trauma, anxiety, depression, irritability, difficulty making and maintaining relationships, trouble sleeping, mood swings, angry outbursts etc.
Hello, my name is Brittany Junker. I am a licensed Mental Health Counselor. I work with clients of all ages: children, teens, and adults. I specialize in helping families heal, individually and as a whole. My therapeutic style lends itself to working with a diverse range of client concerns. Clients have expressed symptoms including but not limited to symptoms of ADD/ADHD, disciplinary concerns, conduct and personality disorders, symptoms of trauma, anxiety, depression, irritability, difficulty making and maintaining relationships, trouble sleeping, mood swings, angry outbursts etc.
(239) 900-1812 View (239) 900-1812
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Kilondra Davis
Counselor, MA, LMHC, NCC
Verified
4 Endorsed
Fort Myers, FL 33907
Hi There! I work with clients 9 years and older. Many of my clients have experienced relationship challenges, a pattern of unhealthy romantic relationships, domestic violence, sexual abuse/assault, psychological abuse, childhood trauma, low self-worth, thoughts of suicide, overwhelmed & lost with life, or have expressed a sense of losing themselves. My goal is to create a space where clients feel comfortable & safe to be themselves. I encourage clients to feel the hard emotions & share the challenging thoughts & experiences with no judgment. It is extremely rewarding to witness someone come to a place of hope and happiness.
Hi There! I work with clients 9 years and older. Many of my clients have experienced relationship challenges, a pattern of unhealthy romantic relationships, domestic violence, sexual abuse/assault, psychological abuse, childhood trauma, low self-worth, thoughts of suicide, overwhelmed & lost with life, or have expressed a sense of losing themselves. My goal is to create a space where clients feel comfortable & safe to be themselves. I encourage clients to feel the hard emotions & share the challenging thoughts & experiences with no judgment. It is extremely rewarding to witness someone come to a place of hope and happiness.
(239) 758-7732 View (239) 758-7732
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Linda Ann Weaver
Counselor, LMHC, MA, CMHC
Verified
Fort Myers, FL 33907
Do you worry a lot? Are you having trouble in your relationships? Do you have repetitive thoughts that interfere with your daily life? Maybe you are experiencing insomnia, or having a hard time focusing, or do you just need someone to talk to who will listen? My integrative, theoretical perspective is centered on your development. My primary goal is how to best meet your needs. I use an evolutionary approach which includes an exploration of where you are in the lifespan. I believe you and your unique life history deserve respect, sensitivity, and compassion.
Do you worry a lot? Are you having trouble in your relationships? Do you have repetitive thoughts that interfere with your daily life? Maybe you are experiencing insomnia, or having a hard time focusing, or do you just need someone to talk to who will listen? My integrative, theoretical perspective is centered on your development. My primary goal is how to best meet your needs. I use an evolutionary approach which includes an exploration of where you are in the lifespan. I believe you and your unique life history deserve respect, sensitivity, and compassion.
(941) 740-8510 View (941) 740-8510
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Danielle Jediny-Racies, MFT
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT
Verified
Fort Myers, FL 33913  (Online Only)
Hello. My name is Danielle Jediny-Racies. I am a practicing licensed marriage and family therapist with over 16 years of experience providing care for people who live in Oregon, California, Florida, Washington, and Georgia. My therapeutic approach is informed by system-centered, attachment, trauma-informed methods of care and psychobiological approach to couples therapy (PACT). I am steady, reflective, and compassionate.
Hello. My name is Danielle Jediny-Racies. I am a practicing licensed marriage and family therapist with over 16 years of experience providing care for people who live in Oregon, California, Florida, Washington, and Georgia. My therapeutic approach is informed by system-centered, attachment, trauma-informed methods of care and psychobiological approach to couples therapy (PACT). I am steady, reflective, and compassionate.
(239) 420-8049 View (239) 420-8049
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Steven E Clarke
Counselor, LMHC, MS, NCC
Verified
Fort Myers, FL 33901
Joshua Tree Counseling provides mental health counseling, divorce/relationship recovery and relationship & life coaching. A major component of my treatment philosophy is that you, the client, are the driving force in your treatment. I provide diagnoses and outpatient treatment for a wide range of mental health issues including depression, bipolar disorder, anxiety, panic disorders, and many other disorders and issues. Joshua Tree also specializes in Couples Counseling and Relationship/Divorce Recovery. I can provide the skills and techniques to move on and rediscover your true self!
Joshua Tree Counseling provides mental health counseling, divorce/relationship recovery and relationship & life coaching. A major component of my treatment philosophy is that you, the client, are the driving force in your treatment. I provide diagnoses and outpatient treatment for a wide range of mental health issues including depression, bipolar disorder, anxiety, panic disorders, and many other disorders and issues. Joshua Tree also specializes in Couples Counseling and Relationship/Divorce Recovery. I can provide the skills and techniques to move on and rediscover your true self!
(239) 220-5274 View (239) 220-5274
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Life Movement Services, LLC
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified
Fort Myers, FL 33905  (Online Only)
Welcome! I'm Trudy Farrier-Hall, a licensed clinical social worker dedicated to supporting individuals of all ages as they navigate life's challenges. My primary focus is on helping the elderly and children find their way through difficult times. I am deeply passionate about creating a safe and nurturing environment where my clients can feel heard, understood, & empowered to make positive changes in their lives. In my practice, I specialize in three key areas: grief and loss, challenging behaviors, and personal development. It is my belief that healing begins when one feels heard, safe, and honored throughout their grief journey.
Welcome! I'm Trudy Farrier-Hall, a licensed clinical social worker dedicated to supporting individuals of all ages as they navigate life's challenges. My primary focus is on helping the elderly and children find their way through difficult times. I am deeply passionate about creating a safe and nurturing environment where my clients can feel heard, understood, & empowered to make positive changes in their lives. In my practice, I specialize in three key areas: grief and loss, challenging behaviors, and personal development. It is my belief that healing begins when one feels heard, safe, and honored throughout their grief journey.
(239) 758-9381 View (239) 758-9381
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Adam Larivee
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LCSW
Verified
3 Endorsed
Fort Myers, FL 33919
Now Accepting New Clients. Are you stressed? Overwhelmed with work, school and/or being a parent? Having a hard time managing symptoms of a mental health condition? Have you been struggling with self-doubt? Have your children been experiencing anxiety, depression, or behavioral concerns that you're unsure of how to navigate? If this sounds like you then the first step is to identify what aspects of your life you are able to take control of. This can be difficult to do on your own, but that's where I come in! I am accepting clients ages 5+ for individual and family therapy services. Give me a call for a free consultation!
Now Accepting New Clients. Are you stressed? Overwhelmed with work, school and/or being a parent? Having a hard time managing symptoms of a mental health condition? Have you been struggling with self-doubt? Have your children been experiencing anxiety, depression, or behavioral concerns that you're unsure of how to navigate? If this sounds like you then the first step is to identify what aspects of your life you are able to take control of. This can be difficult to do on your own, but that's where I come in! I am accepting clients ages 5+ for individual and family therapy services. Give me a call for a free consultation!
(239) 282-4789 View (239) 282-4789
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Angelique Allen
Counselor, MA
Verified
1 Endorsed
Fort Myers, FL 33908  (Online Only)
Therapy can help provide the skills needed to overcome a variety of life's obstacles, adding to the tools you already have that has enabled you to come this far! It would be my honor to help explore your goals, obstacles, and stressors so that we can further work towards resolutions and wellness.
Therapy can help provide the skills needed to overcome a variety of life's obstacles, adding to the tools you already have that has enabled you to come this far! It would be my honor to help explore your goals, obstacles, and stressors so that we can further work towards resolutions and wellness.
(239) 235-3225 View (239) 235-3225
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Living In Faith Everyday Counseling
Counselor, MS, LMHC
Verified
1 Endorsed
Fort Myers, FL 33905
Life is complex and unstructured when it comes to change, which is why as a human being you can get into a place where you consider those changes as permanent and destructive in their own way, but if moments are taken to adapt to those changes, those same changes will allow for a change to take place within you that will be able to work for you in a powerful way. I am very passionate about providing holistic methods and techniques to assist others in helping themself to reach a level of self-acceptance and understanding against those most vulnerable inner dysfunctions to allow for healing and self-love to replace self- sabotage.
Life is complex and unstructured when it comes to change, which is why as a human being you can get into a place where you consider those changes as permanent and destructive in their own way, but if moments are taken to adapt to those changes, those same changes will allow for a change to take place within you that will be able to work for you in a powerful way. I am very passionate about providing holistic methods and techniques to assist others in helping themself to reach a level of self-acceptance and understanding against those most vulnerable inner dysfunctions to allow for healing and self-love to replace self- sabotage.
(239) 766-6550 View (239) 766-6550
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David J Koehn
Psychologist, PhD
Verified
Fort Myers, FL 33907
Dr. Koehn uses a holistic/systems approach to therapy. He incorporates the influence and support of family structure, school and work environment, as well as community when building a positive-wellness treatment plan Stylistically, Dr. Koehn utilizes Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), structural family therapy and Dialectical Behavioral Therapy into interventions. Dr. Koehn also has extensive experience providing school and organizational psychology services. His therapy practice includes: eating disorders, marriage counseling, stress reduction, addiction, anxiety disorders, depression, obsessive compulsive disorders and anger management. He is currently in the process of publishing a book entitled "Carpe Diem - A treatise of MH experiences.
Dr. Koehn uses a holistic/systems approach to therapy. He incorporates the influence and support of family structure, school and work environment, as well as community when building a positive-wellness treatment plan Stylistically, Dr. Koehn utilizes Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), structural family therapy and Dialectical Behavioral Therapy into interventions. Dr. Koehn also has extensive experience providing school and organizational psychology services. His therapy practice includes: eating disorders, marriage counseling, stress reduction, addiction, anxiety disorders, depression, obsessive compulsive disorders and anger management. He is currently in the process of publishing a book entitled "Carpe Diem - A treatise of MH experiences.
(239) 228-3424 View (239) 228-3424
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Serenity Counseling Center
Counselor
Verified
Fort Myers, FL 33901
Have you been feeling less than your best? Far to often circumstances, relationships, faulty beliefs, negative emotions or a diagnosis dictate our quality of life. At Serenity, we are passionate about providing a non-judgemental and comfortable enviroment to allow our clients to reach their goals and start to enjoy the life that they deserve. We utilize many different approaches and techniques to help our clients feel their best. We meet clients where they're at and walk with them to reach their best potential.
Have you been feeling less than your best? Far to often circumstances, relationships, faulty beliefs, negative emotions or a diagnosis dictate our quality of life. At Serenity, we are passionate about providing a non-judgemental and comfortable enviroment to allow our clients to reach their goals and start to enjoy the life that they deserve. We utilize many different approaches and techniques to help our clients feel their best. We meet clients where they're at and walk with them to reach their best potential.
(239) 429-0547 View (239) 429-0547
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Gwen Burdzy
Pre-Licensed Professional, MSW
Verified
Fort Myers, FL 33913
Navigating the seasons of our lives can be difficult. I have over 20 years of experience assisting individuals navigate through the various mental health journeys life brings.
Navigating the seasons of our lives can be difficult. I have over 20 years of experience assisting individuals navigate through the various mental health journeys life brings.
(239) 758-7675 View (239) 758-7675
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Rosy Ramirez
Registered Mental Health Counselor Intern, MS, RMHCI, RYT-200
Verified
Fort Myers, FL 33919
You deserve to live a life that leaves you excited to wake up every morning. Life itself sometimes can be a roller coaster. While for many people might bring joy and excitement, for many others can be great challenge to go through periods of grief, distress, or stress. If you are not sure that what you are going through is normal, reach out... I can help you navigate through this journey in a mindful way and help you heal anything that burdens you and is causing any distress.
You deserve to live a life that leaves you excited to wake up every morning. Life itself sometimes can be a roller coaster. While for many people might bring joy and excitement, for many others can be great challenge to go through periods of grief, distress, or stress. If you are not sure that what you are going through is normal, reach out... I can help you navigate through this journey in a mindful way and help you heal anything that burdens you and is causing any distress.
(239) 326-0585 View (239) 326-0585
Photo of Leah Cordero, Pre-Licensed Professional in Fort Myers, FL
Leah Cordero
Pre-Licensed Professional, MA , RMHCI, CTP
Verified
Fort Myers, FL 33907
Are YOU feeling heard? My philosophy is rooted in Cheryl Richardson’s quote that “people start to heal the moment they feel heard” and my professional goal is to empower adults to move from “surviving to thriving" in a comfortable environment where they are safe to be themselves. Using a holistic, trauma-informed approach, I'm ready to help you acknowledge, navigate through and overcome negative patterns of thought and behavior that often lead to depression, anxiety, social isolation, generational trauma, people-pleasing behaviors, boundary issues and negative self-worth.
Are YOU feeling heard? My philosophy is rooted in Cheryl Richardson’s quote that “people start to heal the moment they feel heard” and my professional goal is to empower adults to move from “surviving to thriving" in a comfortable environment where they are safe to be themselves. Using a holistic, trauma-informed approach, I'm ready to help you acknowledge, navigate through and overcome negative patterns of thought and behavior that often lead to depression, anxiety, social isolation, generational trauma, people-pleasing behaviors, boundary issues and negative self-worth.
(239) 291-4364 View (239) 291-4364
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Dr. Madison Peluso
Registered Mental Health Counselor Intern, PhD, RMHCI, MCAP, CAMS-1
Verified
Fort Myers, FL 33901
Are you seeking compassionate and expert guidance to navigate life's challenges? Dr. Madison Peluso, RMHCI, is your partner on the path to mental well-being, substance use recovery, and a fulfilling sex life. Dr. Peluso, is dedicated to helping individuals like you reclaim their mental health and live their best lives. With expertise in mental health, substance use, and sexual health, she provides holistic and tailored support to address a broad spectrum of concerns. With a PhD in clinical sexology, Dr. Madison Peluso brings an unparalleled depth of knowledge and understanding to her practice.
Are you seeking compassionate and expert guidance to navigate life's challenges? Dr. Madison Peluso, RMHCI, is your partner on the path to mental well-being, substance use recovery, and a fulfilling sex life. Dr. Peluso, is dedicated to helping individuals like you reclaim their mental health and live their best lives. With expertise in mental health, substance use, and sexual health, she provides holistic and tailored support to address a broad spectrum of concerns. With a PhD in clinical sexology, Dr. Madison Peluso brings an unparalleled depth of knowledge and understanding to her practice.
(239) 326-0465 View (239) 326-0465

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Number of Therapists in Fort Myers, FL

400+

Average cost per session

$120

Therapists in Fort Myers, FL who prioritize treating:

93% Anxiety
86% Depression
81% Coping Skills
81% Self Esteem
70% Trauma and PTSD
68% Relationship Issues
66% Grief

Average years in practice

12 Years

Top 3 insurances accepted

85% Aetna
85% UnitedHealthcare UHC | UBH
84% Cigna and Evernorth

How Therapists in Fort Myers, FL see their clients

57% In Person and Online
43% Online Only

Gender breakdown

82% Female
17% Male
1% Non-Binary

FAQs - About Therapy and Counseling

How can I find a therapist in Fort Myers?

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

Learn more about how to find a therapist

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

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

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

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

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

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

What type of therapy is right for me?

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

How much does therapy cost?

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

What are more affordable or low cost therapy solutions?

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

Is online therapy cheaper than in-person therapy?

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

Is online therapy a good option?

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

Are therapy sessions confidential?

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