Therapists in Atlanta, GA

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Photo of Sayeeda Waseem, Associate Professional Counselor in Atlanta, GA
Sayeeda Waseem
Associate Professional Counselor, MS, APC, NCC
Verified Verified
2 Endorsed
Atlanta, GA 30327  (Online Only)
Maybe you’re mentally exhausted and unsure how to process your current or past painful experiences. The heaviness of your emotions is affecting your goals, relationships, and career. Now, imagine a life where you can finally breathe and quiet those anxious thoughts. Together, let’s work on unpacking your emotions and finding a route toward healing, authentically fitting for you. Therapy can provide a safe, non-judgmental space to explore the past, present, and future. As your therapist, I can provide you with tools to ease your stress, understand your triggers, and restore your sense of self.
Maybe you’re mentally exhausted and unsure how to process your current or past painful experiences. The heaviness of your emotions is affecting your goals, relationships, and career. Now, imagine a life where you can finally breathe and quiet those anxious thoughts. Together, let’s work on unpacking your emotions and finding a route toward healing, authentically fitting for you. Therapy can provide a safe, non-judgmental space to explore the past, present, and future. As your therapist, I can provide you with tools to ease your stress, understand your triggers, and restore your sense of self.
(470) 243-2795 x4 View (470) 243-2795 x4
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Colin Mathews
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified Verified
Atlanta, GA 30345
We all have the strength within to build a life of greater joy, peace, and purpose. I believe that an effective therapist serves as a mirror, affording you more clarity as to who you are and what you desire; I walk alongside my clients but steer away from giving advice. While gently challenging you to examine your fears and explore the unpleasant, I intend to help you make peace with them and minimize their impact on your quality of life. I've worked with wide variety of mental health challenges, including depression, anxiety, panic, grief, substance misuse, PTSD, and bipolar disorder.
We all have the strength within to build a life of greater joy, peace, and purpose. I believe that an effective therapist serves as a mirror, affording you more clarity as to who you are and what you desire; I walk alongside my clients but steer away from giving advice. While gently challenging you to examine your fears and explore the unpleasant, I intend to help you make peace with them and minimize their impact on your quality of life. I've worked with wide variety of mental health challenges, including depression, anxiety, panic, grief, substance misuse, PTSD, and bipolar disorder.
(404) 383-8179 View (404) 383-8179
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Christine McGrew
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC
Verified Verified
Atlanta, GA 30308  (Online Only)
Are you grappling with overwhelming feelings, sadness, persistent worry, or dealing with a loved one with dementia? I can help with a compassionate and effective therapeutic approach to navigate these difficulties. In my practice, I specialize in addressing the complex needs of individuals struggling with depression, anxiety, and dementia-related challenges. Through a blend of person-centered and cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), I offer a unique framework that honors each individual's experiences and fosters practical strategies for managing symptoms and improving overall well-being.
Are you grappling with overwhelming feelings, sadness, persistent worry, or dealing with a loved one with dementia? I can help with a compassionate and effective therapeutic approach to navigate these difficulties. In my practice, I specialize in addressing the complex needs of individuals struggling with depression, anxiety, and dementia-related challenges. Through a blend of person-centered and cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), I offer a unique framework that honors each individual's experiences and fosters practical strategies for managing symptoms and improving overall well-being.
(470) 748-9608 View (470) 748-9608
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Christian Counseling
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified Verified
Atlanta, GA 30303  (Online Only)
This life can be very challenging. As humans, we can experience childhood hurt and trauma even from those closest to us. As we get older, life can continue to be challenging with many hurts and disappointments. Being a Christian doesn't protect us from all of life's adversities (Matthew 5:45). At times, we need someone to walk along with us on that journey. That's what I do as a counselor, I walk along with you and help you see through the clutter of your life. Behind the clutter, your answers exist. Finding the root cause of your problems, enables you to know what weapons of spiritual warfare are needed. You can win!
This life can be very challenging. As humans, we can experience childhood hurt and trauma even from those closest to us. As we get older, life can continue to be challenging with many hurts and disappointments. Being a Christian doesn't protect us from all of life's adversities (Matthew 5:45). At times, we need someone to walk along with us on that journey. That's what I do as a counselor, I walk along with you and help you see through the clutter of your life. Behind the clutter, your answers exist. Finding the root cause of your problems, enables you to know what weapons of spiritual warfare are needed. You can win!
(470) 613-4724 View (470) 613-4724
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Ina L. Enoch
Psychologist, PhD
Verified Verified
Atlanta, GA 30328
My specialty is working with teen and young adult females in their early to mid 20's typically dealing with anxiety, depression, OCD and life transitions. I also do family therapy and parenting work.
My specialty is working with teen and young adult females in their early to mid 20's typically dealing with anxiety, depression, OCD and life transitions. I also do family therapy and parenting work.
(404) 738-8616 View (404) 738-8616
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Dr. Scot Seitz
Psychologist, PhD
Verified Verified
Atlanta, GA 30327  (Online Only)
I work with individuals, couples, and families across multiple states (via telehealth) who are seeking support for various mental health challenges. Many of my clients have difficulties related to anxiety, depression, and past trauma that get in the way of enjoying life and thriving to their fullest potential. I also work with people who are diagnosed with OCD, schizophrenia/bipolar disorders, and related conditions. The foundation of my therapy is a collaborative relationship based on acceptance. I look beyond the mental health “condition” and seek to understand you as a person, influenced by your identities and past experiences.
I work with individuals, couples, and families across multiple states (via telehealth) who are seeking support for various mental health challenges. Many of my clients have difficulties related to anxiety, depression, and past trauma that get in the way of enjoying life and thriving to their fullest potential. I also work with people who are diagnosed with OCD, schizophrenia/bipolar disorders, and related conditions. The foundation of my therapy is a collaborative relationship based on acceptance. I look beyond the mental health “condition” and seek to understand you as a person, influenced by your identities and past experiences.
(770) 651-0833 View (770) 651-0833
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Mary Coleman Allen
Licensed Professional Counselor, PhD, LPC
Verified Verified
Atlanta, GA 30318  (Online Only)
Provide Infertility Counseling, Surrogacy, Egg and Sperm Donor Evaluations. Anxiety, Stress, Burnout, Quality of Life issues, Communication Issues with Significant Others, and Depression also can be highly impactful and stressful on our day to day existence. I look forward to working together toward your goals. My expertise is in anxiety and burnout, infertility and third party reproduction evaluations including gestational surrogates and egg and sperm donors, depression, workplace stress, divorce, parenting, and family issues. I work with all families - heterosexual couples, gay couples, and single women and men. I look forward to partnering with you in increased health and wellness!
Provide Infertility Counseling, Surrogacy, Egg and Sperm Donor Evaluations. Anxiety, Stress, Burnout, Quality of Life issues, Communication Issues with Significant Others, and Depression also can be highly impactful and stressful on our day to day existence. I look forward to working together toward your goals. My expertise is in anxiety and burnout, infertility and third party reproduction evaluations including gestational surrogates and egg and sperm donors, depression, workplace stress, divorce, parenting, and family issues. I work with all families - heterosexual couples, gay couples, and single women and men. I look forward to partnering with you in increased health and wellness!
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Raven Littlejohn-Kerstens
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified Verified
Atlanta, GA 30308  (Online Only)
I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker/therapist with a MSW from the University Of Pittsburgh. It is my goal to assist my clients on their individual journey to healing. Currently, if you are struggling mentally and emotionally with recent life changes, dealing with gender dysphoria, or having trouble connecting with peers I am here to offer assistance.
I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker/therapist with a MSW from the University Of Pittsburgh. It is my goal to assist my clients on their individual journey to healing. Currently, if you are struggling mentally and emotionally with recent life changes, dealing with gender dysphoria, or having trouble connecting with peers I am here to offer assistance.
(706) 967-2781 View (706) 967-2781
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BetterMinds Therapeutic Services
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified Verified
Atlanta, GA 30345  (Online Only)
While I work with all a wide variety of clients, many of my clients are experiencing anxiety and depression which is impacting their daily lives. I often find myself working with clients struggling with self esteem, relationship conflict, and lack of confidence. Also, because of my experience working in film and television, I take special interest in working with artists, and other creatives, who are having difficulty navigating life while pursuing their creative dreams.
While I work with all a wide variety of clients, many of my clients are experiencing anxiety and depression which is impacting their daily lives. I often find myself working with clients struggling with self esteem, relationship conflict, and lack of confidence. Also, because of my experience working in film and television, I take special interest in working with artists, and other creatives, who are having difficulty navigating life while pursuing their creative dreams.
(404) 991-5068 View (404) 991-5068
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David Trant
Psychologist, PsyD
Verified Verified
Atlanta, GA 30345
Are you going through the motions in your life? As if a piece of your puzzle won’t fit, no matter how much you force it? Do you struggle with feelings of guilt, shame, or fear from a painful or traumatic experience you have had? Maybe you’ve tried talking about it with friends and loved ones—possibly even a psychotherapist or two—but you can’t seem to find a path that leads to feeling whole. For many, this can be an overwhelmingly isolating experience.
Are you going through the motions in your life? As if a piece of your puzzle won’t fit, no matter how much you force it? Do you struggle with feelings of guilt, shame, or fear from a painful or traumatic experience you have had? Maybe you’ve tried talking about it with friends and loved ones—possibly even a psychotherapist or two—but you can’t seem to find a path that leads to feeling whole. For many, this can be an overwhelmingly isolating experience.
(678) 647-9211 View (678) 647-9211
Photo of Elizabeth Hansen, Clinical Social Work/Therapist in Atlanta, GA
Elizabeth Hansen
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Atlanta, GA 30350  (Online Only)
Our world is a tough place right now. Many of us are struggling with anxiety, stress and depression. It's hard to turn on the tv or look at social media without seeing news that grows more tragic each day. This can impact everything we do- parenting, connecting with our spouses, work, and even day to day living. Anxious thoughts can make it difficult to sleep or concentrate. We can feel disconnected and alone. If you are overwhelmed and you know you need help but you aren't sure where to turn, please know that you don't have to do this alone. Please reach out for a free consult. Telehealth openings available immediately.
Our world is a tough place right now. Many of us are struggling with anxiety, stress and depression. It's hard to turn on the tv or look at social media without seeing news that grows more tragic each day. This can impact everything we do- parenting, connecting with our spouses, work, and even day to day living. Anxious thoughts can make it difficult to sleep or concentrate. We can feel disconnected and alone. If you are overwhelmed and you know you need help but you aren't sure where to turn, please know that you don't have to do this alone. Please reach out for a free consult. Telehealth openings available immediately.
(678) 661-2834 View (678) 661-2834
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Johanna Schrecengost
Counselor, MA, ATR-P, LAPC, NCC
Verified Verified
Atlanta, GA 30328
My waitlist is open, please email me! In a safe and non-judgmental environment, I utilize art therapy to help you process emotions and challenging life experiences. No experience in art is necessary to benefit, you only need the willingness to express yourself and engage in the creative process. I use art therapy in counseling with those who are seeking to process anxiety, stress, trauma and more. As your therapist, I will work with you to ensure that you feel safe and validated while we build the therapeutic relationship and process challenges with art therapy. Not into art? Not to worry, I also offer traditional talk therapy!
My waitlist is open, please email me! In a safe and non-judgmental environment, I utilize art therapy to help you process emotions and challenging life experiences. No experience in art is necessary to benefit, you only need the willingness to express yourself and engage in the creative process. I use art therapy in counseling with those who are seeking to process anxiety, stress, trauma and more. As your therapist, I will work with you to ensure that you feel safe and validated while we build the therapeutic relationship and process challenges with art therapy. Not into art? Not to worry, I also offer traditional talk therapy!
(470) 536-9259 View (470) 536-9259
Photo of Denise N. Spear, Licensed Professional Counselor in Atlanta, GA
Denise N. Spear
Licensed Professional Counselor, MS, LPC
Verified Verified
Atlanta, GA 30318  (Online Only)
Welcome to your first stop in counseling! Or maybe this is not your first stop but one of continuum for self-improvement. Whichever it is, thank you for coming. I am Denise, a licensed therapist who is LGBTQ affirming. Sexual Identity, self-esteem, school related challenges, relationships, anxiety, and depression can be difficult to navigate. If these issues related challenges and more are pertaining to you, let’s talk it out. I work with clients to create an open and safe environment where thoughts and feelings can be shared without fear of judgment. You are the expert of your story. Let's apply your strengths together.
Welcome to your first stop in counseling! Or maybe this is not your first stop but one of continuum for self-improvement. Whichever it is, thank you for coming. I am Denise, a licensed therapist who is LGBTQ affirming. Sexual Identity, self-esteem, school related challenges, relationships, anxiety, and depression can be difficult to navigate. If these issues related challenges and more are pertaining to you, let’s talk it out. I work with clients to create an open and safe environment where thoughts and feelings can be shared without fear of judgment. You are the expert of your story. Let's apply your strengths together.
(678) 257-3778 View (678) 257-3778
Photo of Lashenna West, Licensed Professional Counselor in Atlanta, GA
Lashenna West
Licensed Professional Counselor, MS, LPC
Verified Verified
Atlanta, GA 30339  (Online Only)
Life can be hard sometimes...from dealing with trauma, anxiety, panic attacks, grief and loss, depression, infertility and pregnancy loss, to figuring out how to navigate life after a pandemic. We've all been through a lot and can use a little bit of help in managing life. If you've found yourself at any of these crossroads, then you've come to the right place. I come with a wealth of knowledge with over 13 years of experience working in the public and private sector of mental health. I’m a strong advocate for therapy and mental health and I believe everyone should be given the tools to help cope with life stressors.
Life can be hard sometimes...from dealing with trauma, anxiety, panic attacks, grief and loss, depression, infertility and pregnancy loss, to figuring out how to navigate life after a pandemic. We've all been through a lot and can use a little bit of help in managing life. If you've found yourself at any of these crossroads, then you've come to the right place. I come with a wealth of knowledge with over 13 years of experience working in the public and private sector of mental health. I’m a strong advocate for therapy and mental health and I believe everyone should be given the tools to help cope with life stressors.
(678) 996-5112 View (678) 996-5112
Photo of Jordan Watson, Clinical Social Work/Therapist in Atlanta, GA
Jordan Watson
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LMSW, CTP
Verified Verified
Atlanta, GA 30324
Life can be a tough journey at times, whether you’re a young person or moving toward middle adulthood. Throughout life our self-identity, relationships, and environment are continuously growing and evolving. My passion lies in supporting young people, their caregivers, and adults through this evolution.
Life can be a tough journey at times, whether you’re a young person or moving toward middle adulthood. Throughout life our self-identity, relationships, and environment are continuously growing and evolving. My passion lies in supporting young people, their caregivers, and adults through this evolution.
(678) 325-5127 View (678) 325-5127
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Oprah Zeon
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT
Verified Verified
Atlanta, GA 30349  (Online Only)
Do you find yourself struggling with overwhelming challenges lately? Has your faith been tested, and do you feel that maintaining relationships has become increasingly difficult? Remember, you are not alone. I am here to offer my assistance. As a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, I have accumulated over 9 years of experience in the field of mental health. My practice provides a secure, empathetic, and supportive environment, free from judgment, where you can begin your healing journey. Together, we can identify areas of concern, address unresolved issues, and equip you with effective coping skills and a fresh perspective.
Do you find yourself struggling with overwhelming challenges lately? Has your faith been tested, and do you feel that maintaining relationships has become increasingly difficult? Remember, you are not alone. I am here to offer my assistance. As a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, I have accumulated over 9 years of experience in the field of mental health. My practice provides a secure, empathetic, and supportive environment, free from judgment, where you can begin your healing journey. Together, we can identify areas of concern, address unresolved issues, and equip you with effective coping skills and a fresh perspective.
(404) 905-3076 View (404) 905-3076
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Dr. Kerene T Brown
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, DSW, LICSW, C-DBT, CCTP, CCS
Verified Verified
Atlanta, GA 30354  (Online Only)
Waitlist for new clients
I opened the doors to my practice with the goal of providing clients with top-of-the-line mental health services. Whether you’re looking for a bit of counseling, or need professional assistance overcoming a traumatic experience - your wellbeing is my number one priority. I go above and beyond to cater to the needs of every client with a personalized treatment approach.
I opened the doors to my practice with the goal of providing clients with top-of-the-line mental health services. Whether you’re looking for a bit of counseling, or need professional assistance overcoming a traumatic experience - your wellbeing is my number one priority. I go above and beyond to cater to the needs of every client with a personalized treatment approach.
(678) 326-4734 View (678) 326-4734
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Hannah Paull
Psychologist, PsyD
Verified Verified
3 Endorsed
Atlanta, GA 30342  (Online Only)
Do you find yourself feeling misunderstood? Wondering why you have a difficult time trusting others, or why relationships never seem to work out? Maybe you have been really hurt in the past, and it's now hard to feel safe? Maybe you catch yourself responding in ways that seem to just make situations worse? It's frustrating. It's exhausting. And we all know it's way easier to avoid these situations but THEN you're lonely and depressed. Therapy isn't just about finding "the right answer" or changing everything you do. Instead, it's about collaborating to find better solutions for living a more authentic life.
Do you find yourself feeling misunderstood? Wondering why you have a difficult time trusting others, or why relationships never seem to work out? Maybe you have been really hurt in the past, and it's now hard to feel safe? Maybe you catch yourself responding in ways that seem to just make situations worse? It's frustrating. It's exhausting. And we all know it's way easier to avoid these situations but THEN you're lonely and depressed. Therapy isn't just about finding "the right answer" or changing everything you do. Instead, it's about collaborating to find better solutions for living a more authentic life.
(404) 341-4291 View (404) 341-4291
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Shannon O'Brien Jones
Licensed Professional Counselor, MS, NCC, LPC, CCH, CPCS
Verified Verified
7 Endorsed
Atlanta, GA 30324
I believe in the power of therapy to transform, heal and reprogram so that you can lead a full life. Are you having trouble being who you want to be in your relationships? Are you overwhelmed by intrusive thoughts? Are you desperate for relief from past trauma? I am committed to providing a compassionate space for you to be heard in order to explore old hurts, navigate present difficulties, and find relief from emotional pain and anxiety. I utilize evidence-based treatment modalities that access both conscious and subconscious issues.
I believe in the power of therapy to transform, heal and reprogram so that you can lead a full life. Are you having trouble being who you want to be in your relationships? Are you overwhelmed by intrusive thoughts? Are you desperate for relief from past trauma? I am committed to providing a compassionate space for you to be heard in order to explore old hurts, navigate present difficulties, and find relief from emotional pain and anxiety. I utilize evidence-based treatment modalities that access both conscious and subconscious issues.
(678) 726-1461 View (678) 726-1461
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Dr. Ellen Brackup
Psychologist, PhD
Verified Verified
Atlanta, GA 30319
So many therapists to choose from! It's overwhelming, right? What should you look for in picking a therapist? Someone who is enough like you that you can connect, and yet different enough that you can grow. It's hard to tell that from profiles, but you'll make the right decision. It takes guts to be in psychotherapy, because psychotherapy is about really looking at yourself, and seeing what you do well and what needs to be changed. It's about gradually coming to trust the relationship we build together, and using that relationship for safety, support, and feedback.
So many therapists to choose from! It's overwhelming, right? What should you look for in picking a therapist? Someone who is enough like you that you can connect, and yet different enough that you can grow. It's hard to tell that from profiles, but you'll make the right decision. It takes guts to be in psychotherapy, because psychotherapy is about really looking at yourself, and seeing what you do well and what needs to be changed. It's about gradually coming to trust the relationship we build together, and using that relationship for safety, support, and feedback.
(404) 231-4455 View (404) 231-4455

How does your Therapist compare?

Number of Therapists in Atlanta, GA

3,000+

Average cost per session

$150

Therapists in Atlanta, GA who prioritize treating:

91% Anxiety
86% Depression
76% Self Esteem
74% Relationship Issues
71% Coping Skills
67% Stress
62% Trauma and PTSD

Average years in practice

11 Years

Top 3 insurances accepted

85% Aetna
75% Cigna and Evernorth
72% UnitedHealthcare UHC | UBH

How Therapists in Atlanta, GA see their clients

60% In Person and Online
40% Online Only

Gender breakdown

81% Female
18% Male
1% Non-Binary

FAQs - About Therapy and Counseling

How can I find a therapist in Atlanta?

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.