Therapists in South Eola, Orlando, FL

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Emily Wente-Branch
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified Verified
South Eola, Orlando, FL 32801
Emily Wente-Branch is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. She obtained her Master of Social Work degree at the University of Central Florida. She also has an undergraduate degree from Florida Gulf Coast University in Bachelor of Arts: Psychology. Emily has been working with individuals offering case management and clinical counseling over the past few years. She has experience working with individuals from ages 7-60, families, and groups. She enjoys working with a diversity of behavioral health issues including depression and anxiety.
Emily Wente-Branch is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. She obtained her Master of Social Work degree at the University of Central Florida. She also has an undergraduate degree from Florida Gulf Coast University in Bachelor of Arts: Psychology. Emily has been working with individuals offering case management and clinical counseling over the past few years. She has experience working with individuals from ages 7-60, families, and groups. She enjoys working with a diversity of behavioral health issues including depression and anxiety.
(407) 349-4278 View (407) 349-4278
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Taylored Luv, LLC
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, CST
Verified Verified
South Eola, Orlando, FL 32801  (Online Only)
Call Me The Lady’s Sex Therapist! 
 Greetings! My name is Renee Taylor, I am a counselor, educator, and motivator that loves empowering women. It is a joyous experience for me to be a part of another women’s healing process, aiding them to embrace their sexuality and blossom into their authentic beings. I am a licensed clinical social worker, a board-certified sex therapist, and a Ph.D. candidate in clinical sexology. I have vast experience working with trauma, abusive relationships, grief, depression, addressing sexual dysfunction, relationship concerns, being single, narcissistic relationships, and intergenerational trauma.
Call Me The Lady’s Sex Therapist! 
 Greetings! My name is Renee Taylor, I am a counselor, educator, and motivator that loves empowering women. It is a joyous experience for me to be a part of another women’s healing process, aiding them to embrace their sexuality and blossom into their authentic beings. I am a licensed clinical social worker, a board-certified sex therapist, and a Ph.D. candidate in clinical sexology. I have vast experience working with trauma, abusive relationships, grief, depression, addressing sexual dysfunction, relationship concerns, being single, narcissistic relationships, and intergenerational trauma.
(407) 654-6652 View (407) 654-6652
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Melissa Claire Griffin
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified Verified
South Eola, Orlando, FL 32801  (Online Only)
My goal is to provide a safe space to openly explore barriers that can prevent my clients from maintaining lasting joy in their lives. Inner beliefs, past experiences, and unhealthy relationships are often a central issue we face in learning to live as our whole selves, fully accepted and fully loved. My mission is to help my clients find wholeness and know their inherent worth. I have worked with children, families, gerontology, hospital social work, substance abuse recovery, and hospice. As well as teenage girls, as they navigate healing concerns such as PTSD, anxiety, depression, self-harm, learning disabilities, and self-esteem.
My goal is to provide a safe space to openly explore barriers that can prevent my clients from maintaining lasting joy in their lives. Inner beliefs, past experiences, and unhealthy relationships are often a central issue we face in learning to live as our whole selves, fully accepted and fully loved. My mission is to help my clients find wholeness and know their inherent worth. I have worked with children, families, gerontology, hospital social work, substance abuse recovery, and hospice. As well as teenage girls, as they navigate healing concerns such as PTSD, anxiety, depression, self-harm, learning disabilities, and self-esteem.
(321) 450-8501 View (321) 450-8501
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Justine Adams
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified Verified
South Eola, Orlando, FL 32801
Justine Adams is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Florida who has been practicing since 2016. She has a Bachelor of Science Degree from the University of Central Florida and a Master’s Degree in Clinical Social Work from the University of Central Florida. Justine has a passion for working with the LGBTQIA+ community; She is a member of the community herself and has a multitude of experience working with gay, trans, and nonbinary individuals and their unique experiences. Justine specializes in working with anxiety disorders;
Justine Adams is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Florida who has been practicing since 2016. She has a Bachelor of Science Degree from the University of Central Florida and a Master’s Degree in Clinical Social Work from the University of Central Florida. Justine has a passion for working with the LGBTQIA+ community; She is a member of the community herself and has a multitude of experience working with gay, trans, and nonbinary individuals and their unique experiences. Justine specializes in working with anxiety disorders;
(407) 559-9726 View (407) 559-9726
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Randiesa Spires
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW-QS, LISW-CP, LICSW
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
South Eola, Orlando, FL 32801  (Online Only)
Struggling with relationships, past trauma, or feeling low? Offering online therapy in FL, NC, SC, VA, PA, & MA. Let's delve deep into emotional challenges, gain clarity, and discover coping mechanisms. Strengthen bonds, understand yourself better, and embark on your healing journey. Specialized in individual and couples therapy. Connect today!
Struggling with relationships, past trauma, or feeling low? Offering online therapy in FL, NC, SC, VA, PA, & MA. Let's delve deep into emotional challenges, gain clarity, and discover coping mechanisms. Strengthen bonds, understand yourself better, and embark on your healing journey. Specialized in individual and couples therapy. Connect today!
(321) 334-2224 View (321) 334-2224
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Dreams Academy of Florida
MS, BCBA, IBA
Verified Verified
South Eola, Orlando, FL 32801
The mission of Dreams Academy of Florida is to provide children with enriching opportunities to obtain early intervention and school readiness skills. Our goals for clients are proper diagnosis, support and services. We provide children with enriching opportunities to obtain early intervention and school readiness skills to engage within their communities and have a better quality of life. We teach and increase skill acquisition, daily living skills, social interaction skills, etc. Caregiver support and training is built in. Service locations: home, school, community. We come to you.
The mission of Dreams Academy of Florida is to provide children with enriching opportunities to obtain early intervention and school readiness skills. Our goals for clients are proper diagnosis, support and services. We provide children with enriching opportunities to obtain early intervention and school readiness skills to engage within their communities and have a better quality of life. We teach and increase skill acquisition, daily living skills, social interaction skills, etc. Caregiver support and training is built in. Service locations: home, school, community. We come to you.
(321) 450-8716 View (321) 450-8716
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Becca Coberly
Counselor, LMHC
Verified Verified
3 Endorsed
South Eola, Orlando, FL 32801  (Online Only)
Not accepting new clients
I help clients identify recurring themes across their lives and draw on strengths to participate more fully in the present and forge a better future. I'm particularly passionate about counseling’s ability to give clients a space to be their authentic selves, give voice to their feelings and experiences, and be heard without judgment.
I help clients identify recurring themes across their lives and draw on strengths to participate more fully in the present and forge a better future. I'm particularly passionate about counseling’s ability to give clients a space to be their authentic selves, give voice to their feelings and experiences, and be heard without judgment.
(904) 878-0757 View (904) 878-0757
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We Strive Counseling
Counselor, MA, LMHC, EdS, QS-LMHC
Verified Verified
5 Endorsed
South Eola, Orlando, FL 32801  (Online Only)
Are you struggling to manage your anxiety, stress, and overall emotions? We often neglect our emotional and mental health, especially in today's demanding world. Through counseling, guidance, and therapy I can help you overcome your struggles, strengthen your emotional and mental health, and in turn help you live a more purposeful, satisfying, happy life. I am a Licensed Mental Health Counselor, Qualified Supervisor for mental health interns and have been practicing clinically for over 10 years. I have helped clients find relief from depression, anxiety, anger, traumatic stress, and more.
Are you struggling to manage your anxiety, stress, and overall emotions? We often neglect our emotional and mental health, especially in today's demanding world. Through counseling, guidance, and therapy I can help you overcome your struggles, strengthen your emotional and mental health, and in turn help you live a more purposeful, satisfying, happy life. I am a Licensed Mental Health Counselor, Qualified Supervisor for mental health interns and have been practicing clinically for over 10 years. I have helped clients find relief from depression, anxiety, anger, traumatic stress, and more.
(407) 988-0544 View (407) 988-0544
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Daniel Braman
Psychologist, PsyD
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
South Eola, Orlando, FL 32801  (Online Only)
Whether you struggle with the racing thoughts, and scary physical sensations of panic attacks and anxiety, or the sadness, emptiness and fatigue common with depression, you feel unable to live your life the way things are now. No longer able to 'push through' your feelings, you feel drained, and unsure what to do. Your family may not always understand therapy, but you recognize that you would be helped by talking with someone who gets it, who has the training, empathy, and insight to help you through this time in your life. You're not looking for a quick fix, but long-lasting change and insight. Accepting new clients (8/11/2021)
Whether you struggle with the racing thoughts, and scary physical sensations of panic attacks and anxiety, or the sadness, emptiness and fatigue common with depression, you feel unable to live your life the way things are now. No longer able to 'push through' your feelings, you feel drained, and unsure what to do. Your family may not always understand therapy, but you recognize that you would be helped by talking with someone who gets it, who has the training, empathy, and insight to help you through this time in your life. You're not looking for a quick fix, but long-lasting change and insight. Accepting new clients (8/11/2021)
(407) 410-3130 View (407) 410-3130
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Joyce Glenn Bruton
Counselor, LMHC
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
South Eola, Orlando, FL 32801
My ideal clients have identified specific challenges that they are facing and are actively seeking solutions to overcome them. They may be struggling with anxiety, substance use, grief, stress, relationship or spiritual issues. Their needs include guidance, support, and practical therapeutic strategies to address their challenges.
My ideal clients have identified specific challenges that they are facing and are actively seeking solutions to overcome them. They may be struggling with anxiety, substance use, grief, stress, relationship or spiritual issues. Their needs include guidance, support, and practical therapeutic strategies to address their challenges.
(407) 530-0938 View (407) 530-0938
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Erika Gobbi
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified Verified
South Eola, Orlando, FL 32801
Erika Janvier, LCSW Erika Janvier is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Florida who has been practicing since 2013. Erika provides a multicultural approach to counseling. Being born to European parents in a Hispanic country and raised in a Caribbean island provides her with the ability to relate to various cultures. She arrived in the USA as an adult at the age of 18 years old which provides her a unique opportunity to relate to individuals that have a challenging time assimilating to the American culture or having a culture shock. Erika is compassionate, empathetic, and understanding.
Erika Janvier, LCSW Erika Janvier is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Florida who has been practicing since 2013. Erika provides a multicultural approach to counseling. Being born to European parents in a Hispanic country and raised in a Caribbean island provides her with the ability to relate to various cultures. She arrived in the USA as an adult at the age of 18 years old which provides her a unique opportunity to relate to individuals that have a challenging time assimilating to the American culture or having a culture shock. Erika is compassionate, empathetic, and understanding.
(502) 237-6939 View (502) 237-6939
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Malisha McPhaul
Counselor, LMHC
Verified Verified
South Eola, Orlando, FL 32801  (Online Only)
I am a licensed mental health counselor in Florida with over 6 years of experience working as a therapist/counselor and mentor. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, relationship issues, parenting problems, career challenges, substance abuse problems, and ADHD. I also helped many people who have experienced physical trauma or emotional abuse. I believe that in order to navigate life issues, you need the tools to tackle life challenges. I care about your optimum mental and emotional health.
I am a licensed mental health counselor in Florida with over 6 years of experience working as a therapist/counselor and mentor. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, relationship issues, parenting problems, career challenges, substance abuse problems, and ADHD. I also helped many people who have experienced physical trauma or emotional abuse. I believe that in order to navigate life issues, you need the tools to tackle life challenges. I care about your optimum mental and emotional health.
(407) 974-4366 View (407) 974-4366
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Annette Howard
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, LISW-CP, LICSW
Verified Verified
South Eola, Orlando, FL 32801  (Online Only)
Accepting New Teletherapy Clients. Offering online therapy in FL, NC, SC and MA. Struggling with relationships, past trauma, or feeling low? Are you juggling multiple responsibilities and demands in your life that are leaving you feeling overwhelmed and burnt out? Do you need better work/life balance? Do you struggle with low self-esteem or imposter syndrome? Let's explore those emotional challenges, gain clarity, and discover coping mechanisms. Strengthen bonds, understand yourself better, and embark on your healing journey. Specialized in individual therapy. Connect today!
Accepting New Teletherapy Clients. Offering online therapy in FL, NC, SC and MA. Struggling with relationships, past trauma, or feeling low? Are you juggling multiple responsibilities and demands in your life that are leaving you feeling overwhelmed and burnt out? Do you need better work/life balance? Do you struggle with low self-esteem or imposter syndrome? Let's explore those emotional challenges, gain clarity, and discover coping mechanisms. Strengthen bonds, understand yourself better, and embark on your healing journey. Specialized in individual therapy. Connect today!
(407) 874-5523 View (407) 874-5523
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Ashley Peace
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC
Verified Verified
South Eola, Orlando, FL 32801  (Online Only)
I have clinical experience working with children, adolescents, and adults struggling with anxiety, depression, addiction, low self-esteem, and trauma. I practice from a person-centered approach and believe that a strong therapeutic relationship creates a foundation for growth and change.
I have clinical experience working with children, adolescents, and adults struggling with anxiety, depression, addiction, low self-esteem, and trauma. I practice from a person-centered approach and believe that a strong therapeutic relationship creates a foundation for growth and change.
(855) 394-3257 View (855) 394-3257
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Darien Wellness
Counselor, PhD, LPC
Verified Verified
South Eola, Orlando, FL 32801  (Online Only)
We provide individual, couple, parent-child and family counseling. Working with a variety of issues throughout the developmental lifespan, we focus on our client's strengths and go from there. We work with clients to create a treatment plan that reflects their personal goals, family priorities, and future dreams.
We provide individual, couple, parent-child and family counseling. Working with a variety of issues throughout the developmental lifespan, we focus on our client's strengths and go from there. We work with clients to create a treatment plan that reflects their personal goals, family priorities, and future dreams.
(321) 758-4043 View (321) 758-4043
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Christina Martinez
Counselor, LMHC
Verified Verified
South Eola, Orlando, FL 32801
Christina Martinez is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor in Florida who has been practicing since 2016. She has a Bachelor of Art in Psychology from the University of Florida and a Master of Science in Counseling and Psychology from Troy University. Christina views counseling as a collaboration between the therapist and the client. Her approach begins with a person-centered approach, developing comfort in the therapeutic relationship.
Christina Martinez is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor in Florida who has been practicing since 2016. She has a Bachelor of Art in Psychology from the University of Florida and a Master of Science in Counseling and Psychology from Troy University. Christina views counseling as a collaboration between the therapist and the client. Her approach begins with a person-centered approach, developing comfort in the therapeutic relationship.
(407) 278-5595 View (407) 278-5595
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Kelley Maloney
Counselor, LMHC
Verified Verified
South Eola, Orlando, FL 32801
Kelley Maloney is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor in Florida who has been practicing since 2019. She has a BA in Business Administration with two minors in Horticulture from the University of Florida and an MA in Counseling from Reformed Theological Seminary "“ Orlando. Kelley believes life is a mixed bag, and sometimes it's a fight to live in purpose and in connection with self and others. She invites clients to explore the impact of their life experiences/situation and partners with them to uncover next steps worth taking, mindfully harnessing emotions, and incorporating play at any age.
Kelley Maloney is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor in Florida who has been practicing since 2019. She has a BA in Business Administration with two minors in Horticulture from the University of Florida and an MA in Counseling from Reformed Theological Seminary "“ Orlando. Kelley believes life is a mixed bag, and sometimes it's a fight to live in purpose and in connection with self and others. She invites clients to explore the impact of their life experiences/situation and partners with them to uncover next steps worth taking, mindfully harnessing emotions, and incorporating play at any age.
(321) 517-2992 View (321) 517-2992
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Dr. Monica Oganes - Psychoeducational Evaluations
PhD
Verified Verified
South Eola, Orlando, FL 32801
Parents want the best for their kids! With degrees in school psychology and clinical neuropsychology, experience in the public schools, hospital settings, and private practice, I have the unique ability to provide the most comprehensive evaluations to identify the root of the problem and develop targeted interventions. I work with parents to develop learning plans and IEPs. My counseling services are effective for children, adolescents, and adults who are struggling with behavior issues, anxiety, depression, social skills, or other life difficulties. I love my career and would love to help you!
Parents want the best for their kids! With degrees in school psychology and clinical neuropsychology, experience in the public schools, hospital settings, and private practice, I have the unique ability to provide the most comprehensive evaluations to identify the root of the problem and develop targeted interventions. I work with parents to develop learning plans and IEPs. My counseling services are effective for children, adolescents, and adults who are struggling with behavior issues, anxiety, depression, social skills, or other life difficulties. I love my career and would love to help you!
(407) 809-5680 View (407) 809-5680
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Emily Askin
Psychologist, PhD
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
South Eola, Orlando, FL 32801
As a licensed psychologist and clinical neuropsychologist, I have over 22 years of experience working as a therapist, evaluator, and consultant. My work with Hope and Healing involves providing support to individuals aged 16 and up who are experiencing a range of issues such as anxiety, depression, stress, loneliness, and major life transitions. With a firm grounding in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), I believe that effective therapy is only possible through the establishment of a mutually respectful, honest, and nonjudgmental therapeutic partnership.
As a licensed psychologist and clinical neuropsychologist, I have over 22 years of experience working as a therapist, evaluator, and consultant. My work with Hope and Healing involves providing support to individuals aged 16 and up who are experiencing a range of issues such as anxiety, depression, stress, loneliness, and major life transitions. With a firm grounding in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), I believe that effective therapy is only possible through the establishment of a mutually respectful, honest, and nonjudgmental therapeutic partnership.
(814) 501-5418 View (814) 501-5418
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Alejandro J Arias
Psychologist, PsyD
Verified Verified
South Eola, Orlando, FL 32801
I specialize in bilingual psychological and neuropsychological testing. I assist with forensic neuropsychological court preparation. Neuropsychological peer and document review. I test for memory disorders, Long Term Disability cases, Immigration cases, Independent Medical Evaluations (IME), Hardship cases, Fitness for Duty, Fitness to parent, Competency Assessments, court ordered Forensic/expert witness, Malingering, workers compensation, special accomodations for testing (SAT, GRE, USMLE, MCAT, LSAT etc), psychosexual evaluations, Autism, ADHD, IQ, Gifted, Learning Disability, Personality disorders, anxiety and depression. A thorough evaluation will often shed light into years of academic/personal underachievement and with proper detection, provide meaningful correction to troubling personal issues.
I specialize in bilingual psychological and neuropsychological testing. I assist with forensic neuropsychological court preparation. Neuropsychological peer and document review. I test for memory disorders, Long Term Disability cases, Immigration cases, Independent Medical Evaluations (IME), Hardship cases, Fitness for Duty, Fitness to parent, Competency Assessments, court ordered Forensic/expert witness, Malingering, workers compensation, special accomodations for testing (SAT, GRE, USMLE, MCAT, LSAT etc), psychosexual evaluations, Autism, ADHD, IQ, Gifted, Learning Disability, Personality disorders, anxiety and depression. A thorough evaluation will often shed light into years of academic/personal underachievement and with proper detection, provide meaningful correction to troubling personal issues.
(305) 390-2963 View (305) 390-2963

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Number of Therapists in South Eola, Orlando, FL

400+

Average cost per session

$135

Therapists in South Eola, Orlando, FL who prioritize treating:

94% Anxiety
87% Depression
75% Self Esteem
73% Coping Skills
70% Relationship Issues
68% Stress
66% Trauma and PTSD

Average years in practice

10 Years

Top 3 insurances accepted

90% Aetna
82% UnitedHealthcare UHC | UBH
81% Cigna and Evernorth

How Therapists in South Eola, Orlando, FL see their clients

52% Online Only
48% In Person and Online

Gender breakdown

77% Female
22% Male
1% Non-Binary
FAQs - About Therapy and Counseling

How can I find a therapist in South Eola, Orlando?

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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.