Therapists in Orlando, FL

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Ann Anita Kelly
Counselor, MS, LMHC, QSMH, NCC
Verified Verified
5 Endorsed
Orlando, FL 32835  (Online Only)
Not accepting new clients
I've been working in the helping profession for 33 years. My desire is to help you think outside the BOX so that it is possible to resolve issues you may be experiencing. My therapeutic approach will provide support and practical feedback to help you effectively address personal life challenges and make positive changes. My approach is tailored specifically for you. With compassion and understanding, I will help you recognize your strengths and weaknesses so you can attain the personal growth you desire. These efforts will give you feelings of empowerment and accomplishment and bring you one step closer to a healthier you.
I've been working in the helping profession for 33 years. My desire is to help you think outside the BOX so that it is possible to resolve issues you may be experiencing. My therapeutic approach will provide support and practical feedback to help you effectively address personal life challenges and make positive changes. My approach is tailored specifically for you. With compassion and understanding, I will help you recognize your strengths and weaknesses so you can attain the personal growth you desire. These efforts will give you feelings of empowerment and accomplishment and bring you one step closer to a healthier you.
(321) 248-6121 View (321) 248-6121
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Bella Hudson
Counselor, MS, LMHC, ATR
Verified Verified
2 Endorsed
Orlando, FL 32804
Waitlist for new clients
Hi I’m Bella! I’m a Licensed Mental Health Counselor & Art Therapist. Are you looking to gain control over your anxious thoughts, establish healthy boundaries & improve your self-esteem? Do you want to learn healthy coping mechanisms? My unique approach integrates art therapy practice & traditional psychotherapy. I specialize in working with adolescents & adults experiencing anxiety, panic attacks, low self-esteem & various life transitions. As your therapist, I aim to help you recognize & reframe unhelpful thought patterns, strengthen your identity, and develop skills that will help you to move forward in confidence.
Hi I’m Bella! I’m a Licensed Mental Health Counselor & Art Therapist. Are you looking to gain control over your anxious thoughts, establish healthy boundaries & improve your self-esteem? Do you want to learn healthy coping mechanisms? My unique approach integrates art therapy practice & traditional psychotherapy. I specialize in working with adolescents & adults experiencing anxiety, panic attacks, low self-esteem & various life transitions. As your therapist, I aim to help you recognize & reframe unhelpful thought patterns, strengthen your identity, and develop skills that will help you to move forward in confidence.
(407) 618-0987 View (407) 618-0987
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Sunshine Senior Counseling- Patricia Genao
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified Verified
Orlando, FL 32806
Accepting new clients as of 05/01/2024. As a therapist for over 20 years, I have helped people from diverse backgrounds and with a wide range of issues, feel and live better. I have extensive experience providing short and long-term psychotherapy for older adults and their caregivers. I strive to be supportive and non-judgmental. My aim is to help my clients to actively address issues in their lives, become free from their old patterns and move on to a better way of living. A client once described her progress in therapy as "the fog lifting" and experiencing a new ability to deal with everyday issues with new clarity and drive.
Accepting new clients as of 05/01/2024. As a therapist for over 20 years, I have helped people from diverse backgrounds and with a wide range of issues, feel and live better. I have extensive experience providing short and long-term psychotherapy for older adults and their caregivers. I strive to be supportive and non-judgmental. My aim is to help my clients to actively address issues in their lives, become free from their old patterns and move on to a better way of living. A client once described her progress in therapy as "the fog lifting" and experiencing a new ability to deal with everyday issues with new clarity and drive.
(321) 270-7824 View (321) 270-7824
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Michael Kellogg
Counselor, LMHC-BC, ATR-BC, NCC
Verified Verified
Orlando, FL 32819
All of us deserve the kind of life we desire even if that may seem beyond reach. I work with a range of emotional and behavioral issues using Cognitive therapy and Expressive arts therapy techniques. The communion of these therapies is enlightening and empowering leading to the discovery of novel solutions for issues that may presently be robbing you of happiness and meaning in your life. I provide counseling adults at Psych Pointe of FL. Please call the office for an appointment. Psych Pointe is a psychiatric practice with services for children, adolescents, and adults. We have immediate availability for appointments.
All of us deserve the kind of life we desire even if that may seem beyond reach. I work with a range of emotional and behavioral issues using Cognitive therapy and Expressive arts therapy techniques. The communion of these therapies is enlightening and empowering leading to the discovery of novel solutions for issues that may presently be robbing you of happiness and meaning in your life. I provide counseling adults at Psych Pointe of FL. Please call the office for an appointment. Psych Pointe is a psychiatric practice with services for children, adolescents, and adults. We have immediate availability for appointments.
(407) 270-7702 View (407) 270-7702
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Simone Goldberg
Counselor, MA
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Orlando, FL 32819
Simone is interested in girls’ and women’s mental health across the life span, and specifically in perinatal mental health. Simone is also concerned about the emotional impact of the experience of immigration on her clients’ lives. Simone is attentive to the intersection of culture and her clients’ identities and approaches her clients through a psychodynamic lens and with attachment, trauma, cognitive behavioral and narrative theories. Simone is an empathetic professional who focuses on the importance of the therapeutic relationship for the success of the therapeutic process.
Simone is interested in girls’ and women’s mental health across the life span, and specifically in perinatal mental health. Simone is also concerned about the emotional impact of the experience of immigration on her clients’ lives. Simone is attentive to the intersection of culture and her clients’ identities and approaches her clients through a psychodynamic lens and with attachment, trauma, cognitive behavioral and narrative theories. Simone is an empathetic professional who focuses on the importance of the therapeutic relationship for the success of the therapeutic process.
(407) 942-2601 View (407) 942-2601
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Dr. Jocelyn Buhain
Psychologist, PhD
Verified Verified
2 Endorsed
Orlando, FL 32807  (Online Only)
Dr. Buhain enjoys helping clients identify their purpose-driven life values. Clients seeking to develop a cohesive sense of self, engage in increased self-awareness, dive into family and relationship concerns, and navigate life transitions are a great match.
Dr. Buhain enjoys helping clients identify their purpose-driven life values. Clients seeking to develop a cohesive sense of self, engage in increased self-awareness, dive into family and relationship concerns, and navigate life transitions are a great match.
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Karen Hart
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified Verified
Orlando, FL 32801  (Online Only)
Sometimes life can throw us curve balls that can knock the wind out of us. I believe regardless of your situation there is HOPE that your circumstance can improve. Many times when you are in the midst of a crisis it can be challenging to know what the next step should be or who you can confide in.
Sometimes life can throw us curve balls that can knock the wind out of us. I believe regardless of your situation there is HOPE that your circumstance can improve. Many times when you are in the midst of a crisis it can be challenging to know what the next step should be or who you can confide in.
(407) 439-1933 View (407) 439-1933
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Neslene Dorilus
Registered Clinical Social Worker Intern, MSW, RCSWI
Verified Verified
2 Endorsed
Orlando, FL 32803  (Online Only)
You get sucked into self help videos on Tik-Tok looking for a solution and find yourself more sad, more alone, and feeling empty after hours of scrolling. It's OK I got you! I’m Neslene! A Haitian master-level clinical therapist who specializes in working with young adults who are ready to do deep, meaningful inner work. I am LBGTQ+ affirming, I use evidence-based modalities, and enjoy building real relationships with my clients.
You get sucked into self help videos on Tik-Tok looking for a solution and find yourself more sad, more alone, and feeling empty after hours of scrolling. It's OK I got you! I’m Neslene! A Haitian master-level clinical therapist who specializes in working with young adults who are ready to do deep, meaningful inner work. I am LBGTQ+ affirming, I use evidence-based modalities, and enjoy building real relationships with my clients.
(321) 334-2615 View (321) 334-2615
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Princeton Smith
Psychologist, PhD
Verified Verified
Orlando, FL 32827
Dr. Princeton Smith is a Licensed Psychologist in the State of Florida and Founder of True Purpose Behavioral Health Services, PLLC. Dr. Smith has a strong background in evidence-based psychotherapies (EBPs) for PTSD and trauma, including Prolonged Exposure Therapy and Cognitive Processing Therapy.
Dr. Princeton Smith is a Licensed Psychologist in the State of Florida and Founder of True Purpose Behavioral Health Services, PLLC. Dr. Smith has a strong background in evidence-based psychotherapies (EBPs) for PTSD and trauma, including Prolonged Exposure Therapy and Cognitive Processing Therapy.
(321) 421-5328 View (321) 421-5328
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Diane Ventura
Counselor, MS
Verified Verified
Orlando, FL 32803
Not accepting new clients
If you are having unwanted thoughts and/or behaviors, or you are trying to cope with anxiety or a traumatic experience that is preventing you from leading a happier life, I would like to help. My goal is to help you attain more balance in life, enjoy more emotional freedom and discover your true potential. My services also include psychological evaluations and court appearance for immigration procedures. Our office is equipped with a team that specialize in financial coaching, female wellness, relationship counseling, adolescence, and the elderly in transition.
If you are having unwanted thoughts and/or behaviors, or you are trying to cope with anxiety or a traumatic experience that is preventing you from leading a happier life, I would like to help. My goal is to help you attain more balance in life, enjoy more emotional freedom and discover your true potential. My services also include psychological evaluations and court appearance for immigration procedures. Our office is equipped with a team that specialize in financial coaching, female wellness, relationship counseling, adolescence, and the elderly in transition.
(407) 749-1852 View (407) 749-1852
Photo of Sarah Kelley, MSW, LCSW, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Sarah Kelley
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LCSW
Verified Verified
Orlando, FL 32828  (Online Only)
I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) in the states of Virginia, North Carolina, and Florida with over 10 years of experience providing services to adults, children and families. I offer a comprehensive range of therapeutic interventions tailored to meet the unique needs of each client(s). My specialty lies in providing evidenced-based therapy techniques that are proven effective in addressing a variety of mental health concerns. Whether you are struggling with Anxiety, Depression, Trauma, or relationship issues, I utilize a combination of therapeutic modalities to help you achieve your goals and improve overall well-being.
I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) in the states of Virginia, North Carolina, and Florida with over 10 years of experience providing services to adults, children and families. I offer a comprehensive range of therapeutic interventions tailored to meet the unique needs of each client(s). My specialty lies in providing evidenced-based therapy techniques that are proven effective in addressing a variety of mental health concerns. Whether you are struggling with Anxiety, Depression, Trauma, or relationship issues, I utilize a combination of therapeutic modalities to help you achieve your goals and improve overall well-being.
(321) 471-1939 View (321) 471-1939
Photo of Eliane F Cesar, Psychoanalyst, MS, LP
Eliane F Cesar
Psychoanalyst, MS, LP
Verified Verified
Orlando, FL 32839
It takes courage to reach out, so please have in mind that we all need the support of others. Give yourself a chance and take a minute to get in touch. I have more than 10 years of practice as a psychoanalyst and I believe I can help you understand and cope with your most deep and complex conflicts, anxiety, losses, fears and traumas. If you are willing to believe, we can work together towards the emotional health you are looking for and a meaningful relationships with those you love and/or work with. PARA Português: search and visit ElianeFCesarPsicanalista
It takes courage to reach out, so please have in mind that we all need the support of others. Give yourself a chance and take a minute to get in touch. I have more than 10 years of practice as a psychoanalyst and I believe I can help you understand and cope with your most deep and complex conflicts, anxiety, losses, fears and traumas. If you are willing to believe, we can work together towards the emotional health you are looking for and a meaningful relationships with those you love and/or work with. PARA Português: search and visit ElianeFCesarPsicanalista
(407) 794-7664 View (407) 794-7664
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Fauzia Adeyemo
Registered Mental Health Counselor Intern, MS, MPH
Verified Verified
Orlando, FL 32804
Are you feeling overwhelmed with managing multiple responsibilities? Have you been dealing with surprise anxiety more than usual? Are you having a difficult time processing your emotions or figuring out the next steps in your life? Well, I'm here to let you know that you are not alone! Together, we will identify your presenting problems, reflect on your desired outcomes for treatment, and develop treatment methods that will have a longstanding impact on you living the life you truly deserve. Remember YOU are the expert in you! I am simply here to guide you throughout this collaborative process.
Are you feeling overwhelmed with managing multiple responsibilities? Have you been dealing with surprise anxiety more than usual? Are you having a difficult time processing your emotions or figuring out the next steps in your life? Well, I'm here to let you know that you are not alone! Together, we will identify your presenting problems, reflect on your desired outcomes for treatment, and develop treatment methods that will have a longstanding impact on you living the life you truly deserve. Remember YOU are the expert in you! I am simply here to guide you throughout this collaborative process.
(321) 517-0852 View (321) 517-0852
Photo of Dorrit Ram, LCSW, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Dorrit Ram
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified Verified
Orlando, FL 32803
If you are having a difficult time dealing and would like to speak to someone to clarify your thoughts or figure out what to do next, it might be a good time to reach out for therapy. A lot of people feel isolated with their problems and have nobody to turn to about what really matters to them. You may feel like your past is not letting you have any peace and looking to move forward. Life is difficult and learning how to cope with the ups and downs is important, especially if you have been diagnosed with a mental illness like depression, anxiety, bipolar, schizophrenia, etc. or have suffered a loss or setback in your personal life.
If you are having a difficult time dealing and would like to speak to someone to clarify your thoughts or figure out what to do next, it might be a good time to reach out for therapy. A lot of people feel isolated with their problems and have nobody to turn to about what really matters to them. You may feel like your past is not letting you have any peace and looking to move forward. Life is difficult and learning how to cope with the ups and downs is important, especially if you have been diagnosed with a mental illness like depression, anxiety, bipolar, schizophrenia, etc. or have suffered a loss or setback in your personal life.
(689) 407-6195 View (689) 407-6195
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Lisa Marie Beilman
Counselor, MA, LMHC, NCC
Verified Verified
Orlando, FL 32819
Are you in a place in your life where what used to work no longer works? Are your relationships struggling? I can help. I work with clients to become more self-aware, improve communication skills, and have an overall sense of increased well-being. I specialize in couples and adult counseling. I believe the most important factor in counseling is to provide an environment that is safe, confidential, and free of judgment to begin exploring, expressing, and making positive changes in your life.
Are you in a place in your life where what used to work no longer works? Are your relationships struggling? I can help. I work with clients to become more self-aware, improve communication skills, and have an overall sense of increased well-being. I specialize in couples and adult counseling. I believe the most important factor in counseling is to provide an environment that is safe, confidential, and free of judgment to begin exploring, expressing, and making positive changes in your life.
(407) 340-5312 View (407) 340-5312
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Didem Hacioglu
Pre-Licensed Professional, RMHCI , MS , EdS
Verified Verified
Orlando, FL 32832
Are you navigating life's emotional rollercoaster & looking for a friendly hand to hold along the way? Are you dealing with trauma, anxiety, depression, low self-esteem, self-loathing and relationship challenges? Are you looking for relief from your struggles, a boost in self-worth, and stronger connections with yourself and others? You may want to break free from the past, learn positive coping strategies, cultivate healthy habits, learn acceptance, and find peace within yourself. My ideal client is someone who just wants to feel like themselves again—laughing, loving, and living life to the fullest.
Are you navigating life's emotional rollercoaster & looking for a friendly hand to hold along the way? Are you dealing with trauma, anxiety, depression, low self-esteem, self-loathing and relationship challenges? Are you looking for relief from your struggles, a boost in self-worth, and stronger connections with yourself and others? You may want to break free from the past, learn positive coping strategies, cultivate healthy habits, learn acceptance, and find peace within yourself. My ideal client is someone who just wants to feel like themselves again—laughing, loving, and living life to the fullest.
(321) 321-4144 View (321) 321-4144
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Dr. Katrina Stone
Psychologist, PhD, LP
Verified Verified
Orlando, FL 32803
Are you a parent seeking a deeper understanding of your child or teen? Has a teacher, pediatrician, or family member suggested it might be time for an evaluation? I would love to help. I specialize in providing psychological and psychoeducational evaluations to identify a child's needs, as well as his or her unique strengths and abilities. I have expertise in identifying Learning Disabilities, ADHD, Autism, Anxiety, Depression and other social-emotional or developmental differences. I also have experience working with gifted and twice-exceptional children.
Are you a parent seeking a deeper understanding of your child or teen? Has a teacher, pediatrician, or family member suggested it might be time for an evaluation? I would love to help. I specialize in providing psychological and psychoeducational evaluations to identify a child's needs, as well as his or her unique strengths and abilities. I have expertise in identifying Learning Disabilities, ADHD, Autism, Anxiety, Depression and other social-emotional or developmental differences. I also have experience working with gifted and twice-exceptional children.
(689) 999-4988 View (689) 999-4988
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Brenda Liz Velez
Counselor, LMHC
Verified Verified
Orlando, FL 32807  (Online Only)
Hi there, I'm Brenda. Do you feel overwhelm and pulled in a million directions, unable to fit it all in? Is it hard to be kind to yourself? Let's work together! I have a passion for emotional healing. I am a Licensed Mental Health Counselor with 10+ years of work experience helping children, adolescents, and adults overcome mental health illness. My goal as a counselor is to provide a professional and a therapeutic environment for my clients to overcome mental health challenges.
Hi there, I'm Brenda. Do you feel overwhelm and pulled in a million directions, unable to fit it all in? Is it hard to be kind to yourself? Let's work together! I have a passion for emotional healing. I am a Licensed Mental Health Counselor with 10+ years of work experience helping children, adolescents, and adults overcome mental health illness. My goal as a counselor is to provide a professional and a therapeutic environment for my clients to overcome mental health challenges.
(321) 799-6126 View (321) 799-6126
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Kourtenay Nash
Counselor, MS, LMHC
Verified Verified
Orlando, FL 32819  (Online Only)
Are you ready to reach your true potential? Your path ahead can feel unsteady. I am here to help navigate Life's journey. Support is about meeting you where you are in life. You do not have to continue trying to survive day-to-day struggles. You deserve to thrive. You deserve the tools and support to heal from your pain, grow from your struggles, and move forward to where you want to be. Whether you’re on the go or in the comfort of your home, my online services allow you to seek counseling on your time. Ranging from ages 16+, I work with individuals, couples, families, and groups.
Are you ready to reach your true potential? Your path ahead can feel unsteady. I am here to help navigate Life's journey. Support is about meeting you where you are in life. You do not have to continue trying to survive day-to-day struggles. You deserve to thrive. You deserve the tools and support to heal from your pain, grow from your struggles, and move forward to where you want to be. Whether you’re on the go or in the comfort of your home, my online services allow you to seek counseling on your time. Ranging from ages 16+, I work with individuals, couples, families, and groups.
(321) 638-5871 View (321) 638-5871
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Joshua Katib
Counselor, LMHC
Verified Verified
2 Endorsed
Orlando, FL 32827
Are you frustrated with your relationships? Maybe you’re feeling disconnected from your partner or feeling like a failure as a parent; maybe you struggle to make or maintain friendships. You question yourself constantly, “Is it me…is it them?” You feel like you do the best you can but it isn’t enough. Or maybe, you know you can do better but can’t seem to “get it together.” This is so frustrating! You end up becoming a version of yourself that is unhappy, resentful, defensive, and isolated. You desire a change but may be thinking, “there’s no hope, I’ve tried everything.”
Are you frustrated with your relationships? Maybe you’re feeling disconnected from your partner or feeling like a failure as a parent; maybe you struggle to make or maintain friendships. You question yourself constantly, “Is it me…is it them?” You feel like you do the best you can but it isn’t enough. Or maybe, you know you can do better but can’t seem to “get it together.” This is so frustrating! You end up becoming a version of yourself that is unhappy, resentful, defensive, and isolated. You desire a change but may be thinking, “there’s no hope, I’ve tried everything.”
(407) 537-2886 View (407) 537-2886

How does your Therapist compare?

Number of Therapists in Orlando, FL

2,000+

Average cost per session

$125

Therapists in Orlando, FL who prioritize treating:

93% Anxiety
86% Depression
78% Self Esteem
73% Coping Skills
70% Relationship Issues
68% Stress
66% Trauma and PTSD

Average years in practice

10 Years

Top 3 insurances accepted

89% Aetna
84% Cigna and Evernorth
80% UnitedHealthcare UHC | UBH

How Therapists in Orlando, FL see their clients

51% In Person and Online
49% Online Only

Gender breakdown

81% Female
18% Male
1% Non-Binary
FAQs - About Therapy and Counseling

How can I find a therapist in Orlando?

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.