Therapists in Poncey-Highland, Atlanta, GA

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Chris Dorsey
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, MBA
Verified
8 Endorsed
Poncey-Highland, Atlanta, GA 30307
Feeling overwhelmed and tired of situations/outcomes not meeting your expectations? Burdened with emotions that are difficult to manage? Are you now questioning decisions about work, family and love? You no longer have to manage this on your own. Finding a professional who can provide safety around the expression of emotions, feelings and thoughts is the key to a therapeutic relationship. I take great pride in providing that environment. Someone did that for me and it transformed my life. It would be a privilege to do the same for you.
Feeling overwhelmed and tired of situations/outcomes not meeting your expectations? Burdened with emotions that are difficult to manage? Are you now questioning decisions about work, family and love? You no longer have to manage this on your own. Finding a professional who can provide safety around the expression of emotions, feelings and thoughts is the key to a therapeutic relationship. I take great pride in providing that environment. Someone did that for me and it transformed my life. It would be a privilege to do the same for you.
(404) 309-5789 View (404) 309-5789
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Inner Balance Counseling
Verified
1 Endorsed
Poncey-Highland, Atlanta, GA 30306
Stepping into therapy takes courage, and if you are here, you are most likely ready for change. At Inner Balance Counseling , we offer support and guidance using research based therapy methods. With warmth and authenticity, we help you uncover your own inner strength and move into a more authentic and vibrant way of living. We offer a welcoming atmosphere to find clarity, support, and growth. Our counseling practice sees life's challenges as opportunities to understand ourselves more fully. Our therapeutic process is collaborative; we will honor your journey with non-judgment, confidentiality, and respect.
Stepping into therapy takes courage, and if you are here, you are most likely ready for change. At Inner Balance Counseling , we offer support and guidance using research based therapy methods. With warmth and authenticity, we help you uncover your own inner strength and move into a more authentic and vibrant way of living. We offer a welcoming atmosphere to find clarity, support, and growth. Our counseling practice sees life's challenges as opportunities to understand ourselves more fully. Our therapeutic process is collaborative; we will honor your journey with non-judgment, confidentiality, and respect.
(470) 771-6373 View (470) 771-6373
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Sage Weatherby
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified
9 Endorsed
Poncey-Highland, Atlanta, GA 30307
Relationships are hard, and connection is possible. Sometimes how we cope with pain and stress become the source of more pain and stress. We repeat patterns in relationships, seek escape in negative behaviors, or generally feel stuck. Often these behaviors are responses to past trauma or to a narrative we tell ourselves. Identifying these patterns and knowing where to start is difficult and rewarding work. Engaging in therapy will help you address concerns and trauma, reduce worry and anxiety, decrease depression and sadness and cultivate a healthy relationship with yourself and your environment.
Relationships are hard, and connection is possible. Sometimes how we cope with pain and stress become the source of more pain and stress. We repeat patterns in relationships, seek escape in negative behaviors, or generally feel stuck. Often these behaviors are responses to past trauma or to a narrative we tell ourselves. Identifying these patterns and knowing where to start is difficult and rewarding work. Engaging in therapy will help you address concerns and trauma, reduce worry and anxiety, decrease depression and sadness and cultivate a healthy relationship with yourself and your environment.
(678) 688-9930 View (678) 688-9930
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Guneeta Singh
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, SEP
Verified
3 Endorsed
Poncey-Highland, Atlanta, GA 30307
I have focused my career on providing services and working with clients suffering from various forms of trauma. I work with survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault, and adult survivors of childhood abuse. My clients are resilient people who are willing to make changes in their lives by making the choices to put themselves first in their lives, making healthy decisions for themselves, and work on their own self worth. My clients are folks who embrace their humanness and gather the courage to work through their toxic emotions such as shame and guilt that hold them back.
I have focused my career on providing services and working with clients suffering from various forms of trauma. I work with survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault, and adult survivors of childhood abuse. My clients are resilient people who are willing to make changes in their lives by making the choices to put themselves first in their lives, making healthy decisions for themselves, and work on their own self worth. My clients are folks who embrace their humanness and gather the courage to work through their toxic emotions such as shame and guilt that hold them back.
(404) 620-3545 View (404) 620-3545
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Cheryl Tatangelo
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC
Verified
Poncey-Highland, Atlanta, GA 30306
Welcome, my name is Cheryl and I am a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) in the state of Georgia. With more than 20 years of experience as a Professional Counselor, I use a combination of theoretical approaches to fit the needs of the person sitting in front of me. I have worked extensively with children, adolescents, and adults who are dealing with life transitions, anxiety, depression, self-discovery, relationship with self, relationships with others, substance abuse, parenting concerns, trauma, and grief. I also have experience with death and dying, as well as young adult transitions.
Welcome, my name is Cheryl and I am a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) in the state of Georgia. With more than 20 years of experience as a Professional Counselor, I use a combination of theoretical approaches to fit the needs of the person sitting in front of me. I have worked extensively with children, adolescents, and adults who are dealing with life transitions, anxiety, depression, self-discovery, relationship with self, relationships with others, substance abuse, parenting concerns, trauma, and grief. I also have experience with death and dying, as well as young adult transitions.
(470) 594-2141 View (470) 594-2141
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Markie Nickens
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LMSW
Verified
Poncey-Highland, Atlanta, GA 30306
Are you a college student or recent college graduate struggling to find your footing in this new stage of life? Have you recently moved to Atlanta and are feeling lonely away from your family and close friends? Maybe you (or your child) are finding the social and academic pressures of high school to be a tougher than you imagined. As an adolescent and young adult therapist, I recognize how confusing and isolating these stages of life can be. I offer a calming and grounded environment for you to explore your sense of self and place in the world.
Are you a college student or recent college graduate struggling to find your footing in this new stage of life? Have you recently moved to Atlanta and are feeling lonely away from your family and close friends? Maybe you (or your child) are finding the social and academic pressures of high school to be a tougher than you imagined. As an adolescent and young adult therapist, I recognize how confusing and isolating these stages of life can be. I offer a calming and grounded environment for you to explore your sense of self and place in the world.
(470) 468-2785 View (470) 468-2785
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Sadie Forsythe
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LICSW, CDWF
Verified
5 Endorsed
Poncey-Highland, Atlanta, GA 30307  (Online Only)
Not accepting new clients
I offer online therapy for individuals in Georgia, Florida and Massachusetts. Are you struggling with difficult emotions, stress management, relationship difficulties, feeling anxious about the future, or longing for change in your life? Anxious about the climate crisis and having difficulty managing uncertainty and dread? Maybe you are feeling disconnected and overwhelmed, and longing for deeper connection. I am passionate about supporting individuals who are seeking to live more meaningful, satisfying lives, and helping you feel less "stuck".
I offer online therapy for individuals in Georgia, Florida and Massachusetts. Are you struggling with difficult emotions, stress management, relationship difficulties, feeling anxious about the future, or longing for change in your life? Anxious about the climate crisis and having difficulty managing uncertainty and dread? Maybe you are feeling disconnected and overwhelmed, and longing for deeper connection. I am passionate about supporting individuals who are seeking to live more meaningful, satisfying lives, and helping you feel less "stuck".
(770) 824-9923 View (770) 824-9923
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Aisha Simons
Licensed Professional Counselor, NCC, CE, MAC, LPC
Verified
Poncey-Highland, Atlanta, GA 30307
I have over 25 years of experience providing professional counseling services to men, women, and adolescents. Clients appreciate my personal approach and ability to understand the problems they face during their time of concern. With my help clients are better prepared to make appropriate choices to take on life challenges. I believe in helping clients to find the solutions to their individual challenges.I help those with anxiety and depression, substance abuse problems, relationship issues, work related problems, and those who have difficulty coping with daily stressors. contact me to set up a time for a consult today!
I have over 25 years of experience providing professional counseling services to men, women, and adolescents. Clients appreciate my personal approach and ability to understand the problems they face during their time of concern. With my help clients are better prepared to make appropriate choices to take on life challenges. I believe in helping clients to find the solutions to their individual challenges.I help those with anxiety and depression, substance abuse problems, relationship issues, work related problems, and those who have difficulty coping with daily stressors. contact me to set up a time for a consult today!
(678) 757-5749 View (678) 757-5749
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Radiance Counseling & Consulting PL
Psychologist, PhD
Verified
Poncey-Highland, Atlanta, GA 30306
It is not easy to grow through times of difficulty, but it is possible. I look forward to working with you on your goals!
It is not easy to grow through times of difficulty, but it is possible. I look forward to working with you on your goals!
(404) 738-6377 View (404) 738-6377
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Shaye Hudson
Counselor, MA, LPC, CH
Verified
3 Endorsed
Poncey-Highland, Atlanta, GA 30306
Shaye is a Holistic & Transpersonal Psychotherapist, Spiritual Coach, and Certified Hypnotist (C.H). He embraces a holistic view of human psychology that includes the cognitive, emotional, somatic, behavioral, subconscious and spiritual. Shaye received his Master's degree in Psychology from the University of West Georgia. While at West Georgia, he pursued an academic emphasis in Professional Counseling, Clinical Hypnosis and Transpersonal (Spiritual) Psychology. He is a Certified Hypnotist through the International Hypnosis Federation (IHF). Shaye is a trained Brainspotting Practitioner (BSP) and EMDR Trained.
Shaye is a Holistic & Transpersonal Psychotherapist, Spiritual Coach, and Certified Hypnotist (C.H). He embraces a holistic view of human psychology that includes the cognitive, emotional, somatic, behavioral, subconscious and spiritual. Shaye received his Master's degree in Psychology from the University of West Georgia. While at West Georgia, he pursued an academic emphasis in Professional Counseling, Clinical Hypnosis and Transpersonal (Spiritual) Psychology. He is a Certified Hypnotist through the International Hypnosis Federation (IHF). Shaye is a trained Brainspotting Practitioner (BSP) and EMDR Trained.
(678) 647-1240 View (678) 647-1240
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Emily Sands
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT, MS MFT
Verified
Poncey-Highland, Atlanta, GA 30307
Emily Sands is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT), who specializes in working with couples, teenagers, and individuals. I understand the importance of connection and acknowledge that change is the driving force of life. I use a strengths-based, interactive, and direct approach to support my clients in navigating life's transitions and strengthening their connections.
Emily Sands is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT), who specializes in working with couples, teenagers, and individuals. I understand the importance of connection and acknowledge that change is the driving force of life. I use a strengths-based, interactive, and direct approach to support my clients in navigating life's transitions and strengthening their connections.
(404) 738-7141 View (404) 738-7141
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Stephanie Cook
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, CGT
Verified
8 Endorsed
Poncey-Highland, Atlanta, GA 30307
Your relationship doesn't feel "right" anymore. You’re disconnected, and it’s been so long since you’ve felt that way about each other. Maybe you're feeling misunderstood, hurt, and lonely. Maybe you’re struggling with something that recently happened--or that happened a long time ago--and your relationship never really recovered. Or it’s been a long, slow drifting apart. Whether you’re fighting all the time, or you never even talk anymore, you just keep falling back into the same dysfunctional pattern, and you just don't know how to change it. You’re ready to have a better relationship; it's time for some expert help!
Your relationship doesn't feel "right" anymore. You’re disconnected, and it’s been so long since you’ve felt that way about each other. Maybe you're feeling misunderstood, hurt, and lonely. Maybe you’re struggling with something that recently happened--or that happened a long time ago--and your relationship never really recovered. Or it’s been a long, slow drifting apart. Whether you’re fighting all the time, or you never even talk anymore, you just keep falling back into the same dysfunctional pattern, and you just don't know how to change it. You’re ready to have a better relationship; it's time for some expert help!
(678) 671-5717 View (678) 671-5717
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Caroline Henderson
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified
Poncey-Highland, Atlanta, GA 30306  (Online Only)
I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) based in Atlanta, GA who works with adult individuals. I enjoy working with people of many different life experiences and am particularly passionate about supporting those who have been impacted by criminal legal systems. I frequently see clients for the following concerns: anxiety, depression & mood concerns, relationship & communication challenges, processing & coping with major transitions, support for those in helping professions, grief & loss, self-esteem & body image concerns, addiction recovery & support, gender dysphoria & gender transition support, and trauma.
I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) based in Atlanta, GA who works with adult individuals. I enjoy working with people of many different life experiences and am particularly passionate about supporting those who have been impacted by criminal legal systems. I frequently see clients for the following concerns: anxiety, depression & mood concerns, relationship & communication challenges, processing & coping with major transitions, support for those in helping professions, grief & loss, self-esteem & body image concerns, addiction recovery & support, gender dysphoria & gender transition support, and trauma.
(470) 660-4306 View (470) 660-4306
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Key Counseling Group
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified
12 Endorsed
Poncey-Highland, Atlanta, GA 30307
Are life stressors causing a strain? Ever feel like you just can’t get it right no matter how hard you try, or feel like you’re falling into a comparison trap? Everyone has periods when they may benefit from professional support. Please consider allowing us to help you move from pain to peace. Key Counseling Group is a private practice specializing in stepfamily, stepparent, and career coaching as well as psychotherapy for anxiety, depression, substance abuse, grief, relationship stressors, parenting support, trauma, eating disorders, and more. We work with couples, individuals, children, teens, and families.
Are life stressors causing a strain? Ever feel like you just can’t get it right no matter how hard you try, or feel like you’re falling into a comparison trap? Everyone has periods when they may benefit from professional support. Please consider allowing us to help you move from pain to peace. Key Counseling Group is a private practice specializing in stepfamily, stepparent, and career coaching as well as psychotherapy for anxiety, depression, substance abuse, grief, relationship stressors, parenting support, trauma, eating disorders, and more. We work with couples, individuals, children, teens, and families.
(404) 649-0720 View (404) 649-0720
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David Blanchard
Marriage & Family Therapist, MS, LMFT
Verified
1 Endorsed
Poncey-Highland, Atlanta, GA 30307
Most couples who consider therapy feel stuck in a destructive cycle that becomes exhausting, isolating, and lonely. We all feel lost at times and do not know how to stop hurting. We all share a common experience at some point in our lives: when our relationships become brittle. Thankfully, we now live in a time where there is an answer based on solid research-based approaches. You don’t have to keep guessing how to make it better.
Most couples who consider therapy feel stuck in a destructive cycle that becomes exhausting, isolating, and lonely. We all feel lost at times and do not know how to stop hurting. We all share a common experience at some point in our lives: when our relationships become brittle. Thankfully, we now live in a time where there is an answer based on solid research-based approaches. You don’t have to keep guessing how to make it better.
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Judy Lev
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified
3 Endorsed
Poncey-Highland, Atlanta, GA 30307
Maybe you are ready to make a shift and looking for a safe space and meaningful therapeutic process to support you. Let's see if I am the right fit for you....I am easy to talk to, warm and authentic. You will feel it when you sit with me. I will support you as you (re)learn to trust yourself and cultivate the ability to listen closely to what you already know. My orientation is grounded in the belief that we are all born into this world with an innate ability to know deeply what we need. We develop layers of protection to survive this world, and I am here to help you get back to who you truly are.
Maybe you are ready to make a shift and looking for a safe space and meaningful therapeutic process to support you. Let's see if I am the right fit for you....I am easy to talk to, warm and authentic. You will feel it when you sit with me. I will support you as you (re)learn to trust yourself and cultivate the ability to listen closely to what you already know. My orientation is grounded in the belief that we are all born into this world with an innate ability to know deeply what we need. We develop layers of protection to survive this world, and I am here to help you get back to who you truly are.
(678) 750-4647 View (678) 750-4647
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Rebecca Pardal
Associate Professional Counselor, APC
Verified
Poncey-Highland, Atlanta, GA 30306
I enjoy working with clients looking for a unique and personalized approach to therapy. While I am well versed in traditional approaches, I also specialize in animal assisted therapy, art therapy, and play therapy. These tools allow me to tailor my therapeutic approach to the individual and take an integrative approach to counseling. Everyone is different, and it is important that we find an approach that is a good fit for you. I am a therapist at Acorn Center for Counseling Growth, & Healing LLC supervised by Rebecca Ahmadi LPC008726.
I enjoy working with clients looking for a unique and personalized approach to therapy. While I am well versed in traditional approaches, I also specialize in animal assisted therapy, art therapy, and play therapy. These tools allow me to tailor my therapeutic approach to the individual and take an integrative approach to counseling. Everyone is different, and it is important that we find an approach that is a good fit for you. I am a therapist at Acorn Center for Counseling Growth, & Healing LLC supervised by Rebecca Ahmadi LPC008726.
(404) 445-4057 View (404) 445-4057
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Danielle Jeraci
Counselor, LAPC
Verified
1 Endorsed
Poncey-Highland, Atlanta, GA 30308  (Online Only)
Embark on a profound voyage from victimhood to creatorship, where the power to transform your life resides within you. Our work together will involve delving deep into the root of your thought and behavior patterns. By unraveling their origin, we pave the way for a new chapter—one where you wield the ability to reinterpret and respond to triggers with resilience and empowerment. I strive to help you discover how to cultivate self-love, a vital ingredient that enables you to fully embody your potential and form more fulfilling relationships with others.
Embark on a profound voyage from victimhood to creatorship, where the power to transform your life resides within you. Our work together will involve delving deep into the root of your thought and behavior patterns. By unraveling their origin, we pave the way for a new chapter—one where you wield the ability to reinterpret and respond to triggers with resilience and empowerment. I strive to help you discover how to cultivate self-love, a vital ingredient that enables you to fully embody your potential and form more fulfilling relationships with others.
(561) 677-2268 View (561) 677-2268
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John R Ballew
Licensed Professional Counselor, MS, LPC
Verified
5 Endorsed
Poncey-Highland, Atlanta, GA 30306  (Online Only)
Waitlist for new clients
I help people who are feeling overwhelmed get back on track. I assist young adults anxious about work or life who need support and tools to move ahead. Clients of all ages may be going through challenges or life transitions - career, divorce, medical issues, retirement - that show up as anxiety or depression or just feeling stuck. We'll explore what's not working and I'll help you make changes so life can be better. If this is your first time working with a psychotherapist, I'll do my best to explain how therapy works. Good counseling is always a collaboration.
I help people who are feeling overwhelmed get back on track. I assist young adults anxious about work or life who need support and tools to move ahead. Clients of all ages may be going through challenges or life transitions - career, divorce, medical issues, retirement - that show up as anxiety or depression or just feeling stuck. We'll explore what's not working and I'll help you make changes so life can be better. If this is your first time working with a psychotherapist, I'll do my best to explain how therapy works. Good counseling is always a collaboration.
(404) 566-7345 View (404) 566-7345
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Tara Lyn Williams
Psychologist, PhD
Verified
Poncey-Highland, Atlanta, GA 30307
If you are a client seeking therapy for anxiety, or because of post-traumatic or dissociative symptoms, then I would be a good fit for you. Therapy is a collaborative process where we work together to determine what you need. I used both cognitive behavioral and psychodynamic approaches in therapy. Cognitive behavioral therapy addresses changing thoughts and behaviors that could be contributing to symptoms. Psychodynamic therapy explores the origin of symptoms.
If you are a client seeking therapy for anxiety, or because of post-traumatic or dissociative symptoms, then I would be a good fit for you. Therapy is a collaborative process where we work together to determine what you need. I used both cognitive behavioral and psychodynamic approaches in therapy. Cognitive behavioral therapy addresses changing thoughts and behaviors that could be contributing to symptoms. Psychodynamic therapy explores the origin of symptoms.
(678) 696-0916 View (678) 696-0916

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Number of Therapists in Poncey-Highland, Atlanta, GA

50+

Average cost per session

$160

Therapists in Poncey-Highland, Atlanta, GA who prioritize treating:

93% Anxiety
88% Depression
75% Relationship Issues
75% Trauma and PTSD
73% Coping Skills
71% Stress
70% Self Esteem

Average years in practice

8 Years

Top 3 insurances accepted

87% BlueCross and BlueShield
87% Anthem | Elevance
60% Aetna

How Therapists in Poncey-Highland, Atlanta, GA see their clients

86% In Person and Online
14% Online Only

Gender breakdown

86% Female
13% Male
1% Non-Binary

FAQs - About Therapy and Counseling

How can I find a therapist in Poncey-Highland, 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.

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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.