Therapists in Seminol Heights, Tampa, FL

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Karin Curtiss
Psychologist, PhD
Verified Verified
Seminol Heights, Tampa, FL 33604  (Online Only)
I work to foster a strong therapeutic alliance by adopting a collaborative approach that empowers clients and promotes meaningful conversation about their desired changes. This client-centered methodology allows me to tailor my therapeutic techniques and interventions to address each individual's unique concerns, experiences, and goals. By maintaining an open line of communication built on empathy and active listening, I can better understand my clients' needs, preferences, and aspirations to develop a personalized treatment plan.
I work to foster a strong therapeutic alliance by adopting a collaborative approach that empowers clients and promotes meaningful conversation about their desired changes. This client-centered methodology allows me to tailor my therapeutic techniques and interventions to address each individual's unique concerns, experiences, and goals. By maintaining an open line of communication built on empathy and active listening, I can better understand my clients' needs, preferences, and aspirations to develop a personalized treatment plan.
(813) 530-2781 View (813) 530-2781
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Liz Creech, LCSW
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified Verified
Seminol Heights, Tampa, FL 33604
My ideal client is one who wants to make positive changes toward being their authentic self. I assist clients in breaking free of the anxiety, depression, self doubt or grief that has held them hostage for too long. The goal is to help clients grow into a personal acceptance and empowerment that leads them from discouragement to hope.
My ideal client is one who wants to make positive changes toward being their authentic self. I assist clients in breaking free of the anxiety, depression, self doubt or grief that has held them hostage for too long. The goal is to help clients grow into a personal acceptance and empowerment that leads them from discouragement to hope.
(813) 235-0213 View (813) 235-0213
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Daniel Partridge
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified Verified
Seminol Heights, Tampa, FL 33604  (Online Only)
Life presents its unique challenges, and in those moments, having a guide can make all the difference. By being here, you've already taken a stride toward a transformative journey of positive growth and empowerment. Drawing from my expertise, I've assisted countless individuals in navigating through the complexities of grief, anxiety, depression, and life adjustments.
Life presents its unique challenges, and in those moments, having a guide can make all the difference. By being here, you've already taken a stride toward a transformative journey of positive growth and empowerment. Drawing from my expertise, I've assisted countless individuals in navigating through the complexities of grief, anxiety, depression, and life adjustments.
(813) 945-6204 View (813) 945-6204
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Zen Counseling & Consulting Services
Counselor, LMHC, LPC, ACS, MAC
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Seminol Heights, Tampa, FL 33604  (Online Only)
Hello and welcome to Zen Counseling & Consulting Services. I’m Courtney. Have you been to other supposed “LGBT friendly” therapists and felt like they could not relate? Are you stuck in a perpetual cycle of depression and anxiety? Or maybe you are using drugs and/or alcohol to cope with life’s many stressors? Whatever the reason, I’m here to help. You may be asking, “is therapy right for me?” Absolutely! Therapy is a great self-care tool.
Hello and welcome to Zen Counseling & Consulting Services. I’m Courtney. Have you been to other supposed “LGBT friendly” therapists and felt like they could not relate? Are you stuck in a perpetual cycle of depression and anxiety? Or maybe you are using drugs and/or alcohol to cope with life’s many stressors? Whatever the reason, I’m here to help. You may be asking, “is therapy right for me?” Absolutely! Therapy is a great self-care tool.
(954) 231-1308 View (954) 231-1308
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Gwen Hanner Counseling & Hypnotherapy
Counselor, LMHC, CHT
Verified Verified
2 Endorsed
Seminol Heights, Tampa, FL 33604
My ideal clients have tried traditional talk therapy but are still experiencing emotional or mental blocks that stand in their way of feeling empowered to attain important life goals. I specialize in assisting individuals in releasing old, unhealthy beliefs, behaviors and sensations that continue to run unconscious patterns and habituated programs. My major modalities of treatment are Advanced Clinical Hypnotherapy, EMDR, Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, and Mindfulness Meditation Training. All of these modalities are highly effective and also work wonderfully with online sessions.
My ideal clients have tried traditional talk therapy but are still experiencing emotional or mental blocks that stand in their way of feeling empowered to attain important life goals. I specialize in assisting individuals in releasing old, unhealthy beliefs, behaviors and sensations that continue to run unconscious patterns and habituated programs. My major modalities of treatment are Advanced Clinical Hypnotherapy, EMDR, Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, and Mindfulness Meditation Training. All of these modalities are highly effective and also work wonderfully with online sessions.
(813) 435-3044 View (813) 435-3044
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Dr. Jennifer Fuentes-Pérez
Psychologist, PsyD
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Seminol Heights, Tampa, FL 33604  (Online Only)
Soy la Dra. Jennifer Fuentes-Pérez, psicóloga clínica licenciada. Nací y me desarrollé en Puerto Rico, por lo cual mi idioma principal es el español, lenguaje con el que prefiero ofrecer mis servicios. Desde temprana edad desarrollé un interés en estudiar la conducta humana y capacitarme para facilitar que las personas superen dificultades de vida y/o cumplan sus metas. Mi lema de trabajo siempre ha sido: El trabajar en tu futuro es una decisión inteligente!
Soy la Dra. Jennifer Fuentes-Pérez, psicóloga clínica licenciada. Nací y me desarrollé en Puerto Rico, por lo cual mi idioma principal es el español, lenguaje con el que prefiero ofrecer mis servicios. Desde temprana edad desarrollé un interés en estudiar la conducta humana y capacitarme para facilitar que las personas superen dificultades de vida y/o cumplan sus metas. Mi lema de trabajo siempre ha sido: El trabajar en tu futuro es una decisión inteligente!
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Kayden Rodriguez
Registered Clinical Social Worker Intern, RCSWI
Verified Verified
Seminol Heights, Tampa, FL 33604
Waitlist for new clients
Therapeutically, I hold training in CBT, DBT, Mindfulness, Nonviolent Communication, Domestic Violence, and more. With roots in attachment theory, I utilize an eclectic approach to narrative therapy with a collaborative intention to meet and work with you where you are at.
Therapeutically, I hold training in CBT, DBT, Mindfulness, Nonviolent Communication, Domestic Violence, and more. With roots in attachment theory, I utilize an eclectic approach to narrative therapy with a collaborative intention to meet and work with you where you are at.
(813) 896-2691 View (813) 896-2691
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Wendy Rodriguez
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified Verified
Seminol Heights, Tampa, FL 33604
My name is Wendy Rodriguez and I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. I am eligible to practice autonomously in the state of Florida and have 4 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with life adjustments, depression, stress, trauma, motivation, and self-esteem. In addition, I have experience with Child Protective Services (CPS) + resources in the community. As an active member of the community, I offer compassionate and culturally empathetic care with a focus on supporting the client's objectives. I am committed to providing a person-centered and holistic approach during treatment.
My name is Wendy Rodriguez and I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. I am eligible to practice autonomously in the state of Florida and have 4 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with life adjustments, depression, stress, trauma, motivation, and self-esteem. In addition, I have experience with Child Protective Services (CPS) + resources in the community. As an active member of the community, I offer compassionate and culturally empathetic care with a focus on supporting the client's objectives. I am committed to providing a person-centered and holistic approach during treatment.
(321) 805-3263 View (321) 805-3263
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Francisca Ortiz
Counselor, LMHC, C-DBT, NCC
Verified Verified
5 Endorsed
Seminol Heights, Tampa, FL 33603  (Online Only)
Do you struggle with negative thoughts, memories or emotions you can't seem to change or get rid of? Do you want to develop a healthier relationship with yourself, food or exercise? You are not alone and there are ways to help. With a combination of personal experience, advanced education and practical experience in higher levels of care, I have dedicated myself to a career in helping individuals facing challenges with eating disorders, body image and trauma. My commitment is to offer comprehensive and person-centered therapy to address client's individual needs, help them gain clarity over their life values and achieve life goals.
Do you struggle with negative thoughts, memories or emotions you can't seem to change or get rid of? Do you want to develop a healthier relationship with yourself, food or exercise? You are not alone and there are ways to help. With a combination of personal experience, advanced education and practical experience in higher levels of care, I have dedicated myself to a career in helping individuals facing challenges with eating disorders, body image and trauma. My commitment is to offer comprehensive and person-centered therapy to address client's individual needs, help them gain clarity over their life values and achieve life goals.
(813) 773-1938 View (813) 773-1938
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The Life Center of the Suncoast
Counselor
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Seminol Heights, Tampa, FL 33604
The Life Center provides individual grief, loss, and trauma counseling. Our services help people cope with the emotional pain and distress caused by significant losses or traumatic experiences. We provide a safe space for individuals to express their feelings, process their grief, and work through the associated challenges.
The Life Center provides individual grief, loss, and trauma counseling. Our services help people cope with the emotional pain and distress caused by significant losses or traumatic experiences. We provide a safe space for individuals to express their feelings, process their grief, and work through the associated challenges.
(813) 237-3114 View (813) 237-3114
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Roseanne Cupoli
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Seminol Heights, Tampa, FL 33604
You set big goals for your life and are often successful, but somehow you still feel like you aren’t good enough. You often compare yourself to people around you or on social media and end up feeling like you can’t keep up. You often agree to things you don't want to do or don't have the time to do. You worry constantly, overthink things, and question yourself often. When you sit still, you notice your mind racing and you don’t feel calm. You may notice guilt or shame. This discomfort can impact many areas of your life including your relationships, sleep, and overall wellbeing.
You set big goals for your life and are often successful, but somehow you still feel like you aren’t good enough. You often compare yourself to people around you or on social media and end up feeling like you can’t keep up. You often agree to things you don't want to do or don't have the time to do. You worry constantly, overthink things, and question yourself often. When you sit still, you notice your mind racing and you don’t feel calm. You may notice guilt or shame. This discomfort can impact many areas of your life including your relationships, sleep, and overall wellbeing.
(813) 851-2699 View (813) 851-2699
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Dani E Eaton
Counselor, LMHC, CRC
Verified Verified
3 Endorsed
Seminol Heights, Tampa, FL 33604  (Online Only)
You’re feeling overwhelmed. Adulting is harder than anyone prepared you for. The person you show people has their sh-t together. In reality, you’re exhausted, overwhelmed, irritable, but you put on that “I’ve got this under control” mask. At night you try and fall asleep, but your mind won’t stop racing about all the what-ifs and to-dos. Whether it’s college courses, a new career, parenting, navigating your relationships, things are often more challenging than we imagined. You feel like you’re failing. Like you’re drowning, trying to catch your breath. Check out my website for some tips in my blogs: Danieaton.com
You’re feeling overwhelmed. Adulting is harder than anyone prepared you for. The person you show people has their sh-t together. In reality, you’re exhausted, overwhelmed, irritable, but you put on that “I’ve got this under control” mask. At night you try and fall asleep, but your mind won’t stop racing about all the what-ifs and to-dos. Whether it’s college courses, a new career, parenting, navigating your relationships, things are often more challenging than we imagined. You feel like you’re failing. Like you’re drowning, trying to catch your breath. Check out my website for some tips in my blogs: Danieaton.com
(813) 212-6754 View (813) 212-6754
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Kathleen M Ledbetter
Counselor, MA, LMHC
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Seminol Heights, Tampa, FL 33604
Hello. I'm Kathleen Ledbetter and offer my services with the benefit of having helped many others during 20 years of counseling. If your problems concern relationships,grief or loss, trauma, anxiety, depression, personal challenges or divorce, I welcome you. If we meet, we can talk and probably change things around so that you can see more possibilities for your future. An important part of the process is recognizing your own inner wisdom and resources. Then, I would like to work with you, as you practice using your abilities and resources to deal with your challenges.
Hello. I'm Kathleen Ledbetter and offer my services with the benefit of having helped many others during 20 years of counseling. If your problems concern relationships,grief or loss, trauma, anxiety, depression, personal challenges or divorce, I welcome you. If we meet, we can talk and probably change things around so that you can see more possibilities for your future. An important part of the process is recognizing your own inner wisdom and resources. Then, I would like to work with you, as you practice using your abilities and resources to deal with your challenges.
(813) 434-1580 View (813) 434-1580
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Allegra Kartha
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified Verified
Seminol Heights, Tampa, FL 33605  (Online Only)
Not accepting new clients
I am Allegra (they/them), a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Florida. I received my master's from Smith College School for Social Work and have over three years of experience. My main areas of expertise are anxiety, grief, and working with those that identify as LGBTQIA+. Outside of my clinical work, I have much experience organizing and advocating for LGBTQIA+, BIPOC, and QTPOC communities. As a clinician, I will support you along your therapeutic journey in gaining more self-confidence, awareness, and empowerment.
I am Allegra (they/them), a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Florida. I received my master's from Smith College School for Social Work and have over three years of experience. My main areas of expertise are anxiety, grief, and working with those that identify as LGBTQIA+. Outside of my clinical work, I have much experience organizing and advocating for LGBTQIA+, BIPOC, and QTPOC communities. As a clinician, I will support you along your therapeutic journey in gaining more self-confidence, awareness, and empowerment.
(352) 480-0607 View (352) 480-0607
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Lauren Lansrud
Counselor, LCMHC, LMHC, NCC, MA
Verified Verified
Seminol Heights, Tampa, FL 33604  (Online Only)
Currently accepting new teletherapy clients through: Intuitive Counseling Center (ICC). Established Intuitive Provider. What is Intuitive Therapy? Intuitive Therapy is a holistic approach that resolves presenting concerns while identifying and correcting irrational, subconscious patterns. This specialized approach will assist you to uncover, articulate, and then release emotions and beliefs that are causing you to feel "stuck". We will heal the source of your distress rather than focusing on curbing symptoms. You are important, and intervention will be tailored toward your needs and wants. This is a loving and nurturing healing cen
Currently accepting new teletherapy clients through: Intuitive Counseling Center (ICC). Established Intuitive Provider. What is Intuitive Therapy? Intuitive Therapy is a holistic approach that resolves presenting concerns while identifying and correcting irrational, subconscious patterns. This specialized approach will assist you to uncover, articulate, and then release emotions and beliefs that are causing you to feel "stuck". We will heal the source of your distress rather than focusing on curbing symptoms. You are important, and intervention will be tailored toward your needs and wants. This is a loving and nurturing healing cen
(813) 797-7153 View (813) 797-7153
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Gina Griffin
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, DSW, MSW, LCSW
Verified Verified
Seminol Heights, Tampa, FL 33604  (Online Only)
If you have experienced trauma, you may find it very difficult to trust new people. And many people who have trauma may also have fears about feeling judged, or rejected. It can even feel hard to trust your own mind. I'll work to create an emotionally safe place for you to tackle the things you feel are getting in the way of being able to live a fulfilling life, and to get the help that you need.
If you have experienced trauma, you may find it very difficult to trust new people. And many people who have trauma may also have fears about feeling judged, or rejected. It can even feel hard to trust your own mind. I'll work to create an emotionally safe place for you to tackle the things you feel are getting in the way of being able to live a fulfilling life, and to get the help that you need.
(813) 945-4069 View (813) 945-4069
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Danielle Mercuri
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Seminol Heights, Tampa, FL 33604
"The best way out is through." Robert Frost....Congratulations in taking your first step towards your journey of healing! I am an empathic, creative, eclectic facilitator of healing with a strong foundation in Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. I am a Certified Traumatologist, certified in Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing (EMDR), and a Certified Hypnotherapist. As a seasoned Licensed Clinical Social Worker/Psychotherapist, I specialize in the treatment of adults and children who are motivated to move through depression, suicidal ideation, self-esteem work, anxiety, grief/loss, relational discord, PTSD, domestic violence, and sexual abuse.
"The best way out is through." Robert Frost....Congratulations in taking your first step towards your journey of healing! I am an empathic, creative, eclectic facilitator of healing with a strong foundation in Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. I am a Certified Traumatologist, certified in Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing (EMDR), and a Certified Hypnotherapist. As a seasoned Licensed Clinical Social Worker/Psychotherapist, I specialize in the treatment of adults and children who are motivated to move through depression, suicidal ideation, self-esteem work, anxiety, grief/loss, relational discord, PTSD, domestic violence, and sexual abuse.
(727) 897-5899 View (727) 897-5899
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Erik Skow
Counselor, LCMHC
Verified Verified
Seminol Heights, Tampa, FL 33604
My name is Erik Skow, and I am a Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC) with 6 years of experience as a clinician. I have a passion to help clients find peace in their lives by working through symptoms related to anxiety, depression, traumatic experiences, impulsivity, life changes, and interpersonal conflicts. My clinical experience involves working with children of all ages work through life transitions, trauma, and social pressures. I have experience working with adults who have a history of substance use concerns, anxiety, depression, and difficulty developing and maintaining relationships in their lives.
My name is Erik Skow, and I am a Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC) with 6 years of experience as a clinician. I have a passion to help clients find peace in their lives by working through symptoms related to anxiety, depression, traumatic experiences, impulsivity, life changes, and interpersonal conflicts. My clinical experience involves working with children of all ages work through life transitions, trauma, and social pressures. I have experience working with adults who have a history of substance use concerns, anxiety, depression, and difficulty developing and maintaining relationships in their lives.
(786) 981-1134 View (786) 981-1134
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Laura Abreu
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, MSW
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Seminol Heights, Tampa, FL 33604  (Online Only)
Accepting new clients. I help millennial women find inner peace. You’re a millennial woman who has been struggling some time with incessant worry, racing thoughts and unable to sleep properly. On the outside you seem to have it all together but only you know how tired and exhausted you truly are. Your energy is depleted, you feel directionless and have trouble saying no. Many millennial women like you have the desire to change but end up doing nothing and get stuck feeling powerless. You have a choice- either continue down the path you’re on or reach out. Your whole life is ahead of you, don’t waste it repeating the same mistakes.
Accepting new clients. I help millennial women find inner peace. You’re a millennial woman who has been struggling some time with incessant worry, racing thoughts and unable to sleep properly. On the outside you seem to have it all together but only you know how tired and exhausted you truly are. Your energy is depleted, you feel directionless and have trouble saying no. Many millennial women like you have the desire to change but end up doing nothing and get stuck feeling powerless. You have a choice- either continue down the path you’re on or reach out. Your whole life is ahead of you, don’t waste it repeating the same mistakes.
(813) 797-5374 View (813) 797-5374
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Keity Brito
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Seminol Heights, Tampa, FL 33604
I am passionate about working together to help others overcome challenges, build confidence, thrive emotionally, and live a life they love! Every step of the way, I am committed to being supportive and helping you navigate life's challenges. Whether you want to learn new skills, such as communication skills, how to have healthy relationships, coping skills, importance of self care, or if you want to clear trauma from the past, or better understand patterns of behavior. No matter what you are facing, I will help you foster understanding, resilience, and positive transformation! Join me on the path to healing!
I am passionate about working together to help others overcome challenges, build confidence, thrive emotionally, and live a life they love! Every step of the way, I am committed to being supportive and helping you navigate life's challenges. Whether you want to learn new skills, such as communication skills, how to have healthy relationships, coping skills, importance of self care, or if you want to clear trauma from the past, or better understand patterns of behavior. No matter what you are facing, I will help you foster understanding, resilience, and positive transformation! Join me on the path to healing!
(786) 705-3879 View (786) 705-3879
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Number of Therapists in Seminol Heights, Tampa, FL

60+

Average cost per session

$140

Therapists in Seminol Heights, Tampa, FL who prioritize treating:

90% Anxiety
87% Depression
80% Trauma and PTSD
77% Self Esteem
70% Coping Skills
70% Stress
67% Life Transitions

Average years in practice

11 Years

Top 3 insurances accepted

92% Aetna
84% Cigna and Evernorth
80% UnitedHealthcare UHC | UBH

How Therapists in Seminol Heights, Tampa, FL see their clients

51% In Person and Online
49% Online Only

Gender breakdown

83% Female
14% Male
3% Non-Binary
FAQs - About Therapy and Counseling

How can I find a therapist in Seminol Heights, Tampa?

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

What type of therapy is right for me?

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

How much does therapy cost?

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

What are more affordable or low cost therapy solutions?

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

Is online therapy cheaper than in-person therapy?

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

Is online therapy a good option?

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

Are therapy sessions confidential?

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