Therapists in Southside, Augusta, GA

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Dr. Tamara A. Noel
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, DSW, LCSW, LISW-CP
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Southside, Augusta, GA 30906  (Online Only)
I have practiced in the behavioral health field since 1999, and I've been licensed to work independently since 2011. I easily engage Individuals, Couples, and Families of different cultural backgrounds and have worked in in-patient, out-patient, and community-based settings assisting Individuals, couples, and Families facing challenges that seek to devastate and/or tear them apart. I use a variety of treatment modalities including faith-based interventions to meet clients at their point of need. My approach to psychotherapy stemmed from the trauma-informed care (TIC) principles.
I have practiced in the behavioral health field since 1999, and I've been licensed to work independently since 2011. I easily engage Individuals, Couples, and Families of different cultural backgrounds and have worked in in-patient, out-patient, and community-based settings assisting Individuals, couples, and Families facing challenges that seek to devastate and/or tear them apart. I use a variety of treatment modalities including faith-based interventions to meet clients at their point of need. My approach to psychotherapy stemmed from the trauma-informed care (TIC) principles.
(706) 916-6570 View (706) 916-6570
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Neurobehavioral Associates
Psychologist, PysD
Verified Verified
Southside, Augusta, GA 30906
Executive Clinical Director/CEO - NeuroBehavioral Associates, LLC. In addition to managing a full clinical load, I manage and maintain a private practice treating adult and pediatric patients with a focus on TBI, stroke, rehabilitation, dementia, substance abuse, etc. In addition, we staff multiple hospitals. I also have extensive (10 years +) experience in IMEs and disability review. Board Certified in Brain Injury by the American Academy for Certification of Brain Injury Specialists (AACBIS). I am one of the national trainers. Biofeedback certified and a trainer for AACBIS. Facilitated the creation of a student training program whereby MA, MD, PA, PhD.
Executive Clinical Director/CEO - NeuroBehavioral Associates, LLC. In addition to managing a full clinical load, I manage and maintain a private practice treating adult and pediatric patients with a focus on TBI, stroke, rehabilitation, dementia, substance abuse, etc. In addition, we staff multiple hospitals. I also have extensive (10 years +) experience in IMEs and disability review. Board Certified in Brain Injury by the American Academy for Certification of Brain Injury Specialists (AACBIS). I am one of the national trainers. Biofeedback certified and a trainer for AACBIS. Facilitated the creation of a student training program whereby MA, MD, PA, PhD.
(706) 418-3523 View (706) 418-3523
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Wanda Mae Clark
Licensed Professional Counselor, LCMHC, LPC, LCAS
Verified Verified
Southside, Augusta, GA 30906  (Online Only)
Greetings! My name is Wanda Clark. I am a Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor/ Therapist. I have always wanted the opportunity to help others in their journey to becoming their best selves and to realize their fullest potential.
Greetings! My name is Wanda Clark. I am a Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor/ Therapist. I have always wanted the opportunity to help others in their journey to becoming their best selves and to realize their fullest potential.
(706) 740-6426 View (706) 740-6426
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Brian Adams
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified Verified
Southside, Augusta, GA 30906
Brian Adams is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Georgia who has been practicing since 2007. He has an MSW from University of Georgia and a BSW from SC. State University. Brian has experience working with clients of all age ranges, and experience working in criminal justice, hospice, dialysis, and school settings with voluntary and non-voluntary clients. He has an extensive history working with community support agencies, community brokers, and resources to meet needs of clients. Outside of work, Brian enjoys college sports fan, spending time with kids, and outdoor activities.
Brian Adams is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Georgia who has been practicing since 2007. He has an MSW from University of Georgia and a BSW from SC. State University. Brian has experience working with clients of all age ranges, and experience working in criminal justice, hospice, dialysis, and school settings with voluntary and non-voluntary clients. He has an extensive history working with community support agencies, community brokers, and resources to meet needs of clients. Outside of work, Brian enjoys college sports fan, spending time with kids, and outdoor activities.
(706) 503-5072 View (706) 503-5072
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Raven Littlejohn-Kerstens
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified Verified
Southside, Augusta, GA 30906  (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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Jeanette Gilles
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified Verified
Southside, Augusta, GA 30906
Jeanette Alderman Gilles is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Georgia who has been practicing since 1991. She has a BA in Psychology and an MSW, both from the University of South Carolina. Jeanette uses a client centered approach to assist clients who are struggling with life changes and/or trauma. She focuses on techniques designed to aid in self-exploration and goal setting. Outside of work, Jeanette enjoys traveling, kayaking, reading, attending college football games and spending time with family and friends.
Jeanette Alderman Gilles is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Georgia who has been practicing since 1991. She has a BA in Psychology and an MSW, both from the University of South Carolina. Jeanette uses a client centered approach to assist clients who are struggling with life changes and/or trauma. She focuses on techniques designed to aid in self-exploration and goal setting. Outside of work, Jeanette enjoys traveling, kayaking, reading, attending college football games and spending time with family and friends.
(706) 969-7950 View (706) 969-7950
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Lauren Trammell
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC
Verified Verified
Southside, Augusta, GA 30906  (Online Only)
Waitlist for new clients
Greetings! My name is Lauren Trammell and I am a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) based in Georgia. It is my belief that healing is truly a journey consisting of ugly truths that later unveil a beautiful place of internal peace. Therapy is effective and beneficial once one is committed to the process and challenges that will come. I am sincerely passionate about supporting my clients as they navigate their own personal journeys, offering them compassion, empathy, and the skills necessary for healing and growth.
Greetings! My name is Lauren Trammell and I am a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) based in Georgia. It is my belief that healing is truly a journey consisting of ugly truths that later unveil a beautiful place of internal peace. Therapy is effective and beneficial once one is committed to the process and challenges that will come. I am sincerely passionate about supporting my clients as they navigate their own personal journeys, offering them compassion, empathy, and the skills necessary for healing and growth.
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Vickie Conner
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, LISW-CP
Verified Verified
Southside, Augusta, GA 30906
“Courage starts with showing up and letting ourselves be seen” Brene Brown. I believe reaching out for counseling support takes courage as it leads us out of our comfort zone. Finding a supportive counselor is an important first step in the counseling process and I base my practice on being a supportive and non-judgmental partner to help you navigate through difficult times. I wholeheartedly believe that making one or two small changes can free a person up to move toward the life they want to live. I love the work I do!
“Courage starts with showing up and letting ourselves be seen” Brene Brown. I believe reaching out for counseling support takes courage as it leads us out of our comfort zone. Finding a supportive counselor is an important first step in the counseling process and I base my practice on being a supportive and non-judgmental partner to help you navigate through difficult times. I wholeheartedly believe that making one or two small changes can free a person up to move toward the life they want to live. I love the work I do!
(839) 222-6554 View (839) 222-6554
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TDNT Social Services, Inc.
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC, NCC
Verified Verified
Southside, Augusta, GA 30906  (Online Only)
It’s my pleasure to work with you to provide clinical support and guidance to help you resolve, reduce or eliminate your presenting issues. Whether you’re experiencing grief, depression, anxiety or some other common/uncommon issue, I’m here and ready to work alongside you to help you work through your issues and come up with an effective and helpful plan to treat these issues. Behavioral issues are numerous and range from mental health conditions to addictions to thinking flaws or bad habits. I am ready to listen to you and see how we can best come up with a plan to get you back on track and possibly change your life for the better!
It’s my pleasure to work with you to provide clinical support and guidance to help you resolve, reduce or eliminate your presenting issues. Whether you’re experiencing grief, depression, anxiety or some other common/uncommon issue, I’m here and ready to work alongside you to help you work through your issues and come up with an effective and helpful plan to treat these issues. Behavioral issues are numerous and range from mental health conditions to addictions to thinking flaws or bad habits. I am ready to listen to you and see how we can best come up with a plan to get you back on track and possibly change your life for the better!
(678) 853-7609 View (678) 853-7609
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Juwana Taylor
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified Verified
Southside, Augusta, GA 30906  (Online Only)
Juwana Taylor has worked with clients struggling with anxiety, thought and mood disorders, re-orienting them to reality and building real-world, evidenced-based coping skills. If you have been struggling with life’s many difficulties, you are not alone! Millions of people deal with mental health concerns and overwhelming daily stress. Juwana has over 15 years of experience working with adults and adolescents. Using a combination of CBT, DBT, solution-focused brief therapy, and client-driven interventions, Juwana works to offer support that is tailored to your individual needs.
Juwana Taylor has worked with clients struggling with anxiety, thought and mood disorders, re-orienting them to reality and building real-world, evidenced-based coping skills. If you have been struggling with life’s many difficulties, you are not alone! Millions of people deal with mental health concerns and overwhelming daily stress. Juwana has over 15 years of experience working with adults and adolescents. Using a combination of CBT, DBT, solution-focused brief therapy, and client-driven interventions, Juwana works to offer support that is tailored to your individual needs.
(912) 491-3234 View (912) 491-3234
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Crystal N. Whetstone
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LCSW
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Southside, Augusta, GA 30906
Everyone experiences the usual ups & downs that life throws at you. Sometimes, these moments in our lives become more than we can handle alone. Do you find yourself overwhelmed and not knowing when it's okay to ask for help? It’s not easy, but it can be the first step toward healthier functioning, improved relationships, & personal growth. Together, in a safe & supportive environment, we can uncover destructive patterns, identify strengths, & develop healthier ways of coping. Let me help guide you on your journey to find peace, strength, healing, & to become the best version of yourself.
Everyone experiences the usual ups & downs that life throws at you. Sometimes, these moments in our lives become more than we can handle alone. Do you find yourself overwhelmed and not knowing when it's okay to ask for help? It’s not easy, but it can be the first step toward healthier functioning, improved relationships, & personal growth. Together, in a safe & supportive environment, we can uncover destructive patterns, identify strengths, & develop healthier ways of coping. Let me help guide you on your journey to find peace, strength, healing, & to become the best version of yourself.
(478) 249-5415 View (478) 249-5415
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David Miller
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC
Verified Verified
Southside, Augusta, GA 30906  (Online Only)
Hey! I'm David Miller, a licensed therapist. I've been in the business of helping people since I was 20 and I'm still here! Chances are that I can help you. I've worked with children, adults, families in crisis, and people in hospitals. I've worked in the community, in schools, in homes, and in correctional settings. I've worked with people from almost every walk of life and level of severity. Give me the opportunity to hear your story and I'm almost certain I can help you and yours start down the path towards better. Please make an appointment to see me and we can get started. I'm looking forward to it!
Hey! I'm David Miller, a licensed therapist. I've been in the business of helping people since I was 20 and I'm still here! Chances are that I can help you. I've worked with children, adults, families in crisis, and people in hospitals. I've worked in the community, in schools, in homes, and in correctional settings. I've worked with people from almost every walk of life and level of severity. Give me the opportunity to hear your story and I'm almost certain I can help you and yours start down the path towards better. Please make an appointment to see me and we can get started. I'm looking forward to it!
(470) 465-8896 View (470) 465-8896
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Allison Layman
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC
Verified Verified
Southside, Augusta, GA 30906
Allison Layman is a Licensed Professional Counselor who has been practicing since 2011. She graduated from the University of West Georgia with a Masters degree in Psychology with a clinical focus. Allison is trained in a variety of modalities, including, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical Behavior Therapy, Grief Recovery, Gottman Couples Counseling and Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing. She believes that individuals are multifaceted and views people in the larger context of their life and relationships. Her main areas of focus include anxiety, grief, trauma and relationship issues.
Allison Layman is a Licensed Professional Counselor who has been practicing since 2011. She graduated from the University of West Georgia with a Masters degree in Psychology with a clinical focus. Allison is trained in a variety of modalities, including, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical Behavior Therapy, Grief Recovery, Gottman Couples Counseling and Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing. She believes that individuals are multifaceted and views people in the larger context of their life and relationships. Her main areas of focus include anxiety, grief, trauma and relationship issues.
(706) 903-9365 View (706) 903-9365
Christy McWaters
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LPC, CMAC
Verified Verified
Southside, Augusta, GA 30906
Christy McWaters is a Licensed Professional Counselor in Georgia who has been practicing since 2014. Christy has experience in many different areas in helping clients, but just to name a few areas are stress, anxiety, coping with addictions, trauma and abuse, and anger management. She believes in treating everyone with respect, sensitivity, and compassion. Taking the first step to sign up for therapy can take courage and Christy is proud of you for getting started! She will tailor your dialog and treatment plan to meet your unique and specific needs.
Christy McWaters is a Licensed Professional Counselor in Georgia who has been practicing since 2014. Christy has experience in many different areas in helping clients, but just to name a few areas are stress, anxiety, coping with addictions, trauma and abuse, and anger management. She believes in treating everyone with respect, sensitivity, and compassion. Taking the first step to sign up for therapy can take courage and Christy is proud of you for getting started! She will tailor your dialog and treatment plan to meet your unique and specific needs.
(706) 383-0756 View (706) 383-0756
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Anna Maynard
Counselor, LAPC
Verified Verified
Southside, Augusta, GA 30906
Anna Maynard is a Licensed Associate Professional Counselor in Georgia who has been practicing since 2023. She has a Masters in Clinical and Mental Health Counseling from Faulkner University. Anna takes an existential approach to counseling. Outside of work, Anna enjoys reading and hiking. She and her husband have spent extensive time training their two standard poodles, Colt and Ruby, who have their Canine Good Citizen title as well as two trick titles. She has traveled abroad extensively, including four years that she lived in Kisongo, Tanzania. Her favorite country to visit is Italy.
Anna Maynard is a Licensed Associate Professional Counselor in Georgia who has been practicing since 2023. She has a Masters in Clinical and Mental Health Counseling from Faulkner University. Anna takes an existential approach to counseling. Outside of work, Anna enjoys reading and hiking. She and her husband have spent extensive time training their two standard poodles, Colt and Ruby, who have their Canine Good Citizen title as well as two trick titles. She has traveled abroad extensively, including four years that she lived in Kisongo, Tanzania. Her favorite country to visit is Italy.
(706) 510-0450 View (706) 510-0450
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Kathryn Thompson
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LMFT
Verified Verified
2 Endorsed
Southside, Augusta, GA 30906
Hello! My name is Katie, and I am a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and a certified Family Trauma Professional working in Augusta, GA. I work with individuals, couples, and families to treat a variety of concerns. When I am not working, I enjoy reading, Crossfit, Harry Potter, and spending time with furry little buddy, Lily.
Hello! My name is Katie, and I am a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and a certified Family Trauma Professional working in Augusta, GA. I work with individuals, couples, and families to treat a variety of concerns. When I am not working, I enjoy reading, Crossfit, Harry Potter, and spending time with furry little buddy, Lily.
(706) 203-4546 View (706) 203-4546
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Kristi Kinlaw
Counselor, LAPC
Verified Verified
Southside, Augusta, GA 30906
Kristi earned a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology. After two decades of her owning her own business, she decided to pursue her passion for working in the field of mental health. She then graduated with her Master of Education in counseling from Augusta University. Taking her life and educational experiences into consideration, she is committed to helping individuals navigate life’s challenges and achieve emotional well-being. Kristi began as an intern at LifeStance and had the opportunity to work with a wide range of diverse clients with challenges, such as anxiety, depression, trauma, grief, relationship issues, and more.
Kristi earned a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology. After two decades of her owning her own business, she decided to pursue her passion for working in the field of mental health. She then graduated with her Master of Education in counseling from Augusta University. Taking her life and educational experiences into consideration, she is committed to helping individuals navigate life’s challenges and achieve emotional well-being. Kristi began as an intern at LifeStance and had the opportunity to work with a wide range of diverse clients with challenges, such as anxiety, depression, trauma, grief, relationship issues, and more.
(706) 770-4496 View (706) 770-4496
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Madison Clements
LPC Intern
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Southside, Augusta, GA 30906
Are you struggling and need someone to talk to, I can help. My approach to therapy is to get to know you as a person, learn about your life experiences and background, and the unique challenges that you face. Together we will identify your goals for our time together and start taking steps towards achieving those goals. My work with you may include helping you identify personal strengths and coping skills that you can use to manage stressors in your daily life.
Are you struggling and need someone to talk to, I can help. My approach to therapy is to get to know you as a person, learn about your life experiences and background, and the unique challenges that you face. Together we will identify your goals for our time together and start taking steps towards achieving those goals. My work with you may include helping you identify personal strengths and coping skills that you can use to manage stressors in your daily life.
(706) 954-6883 View (706) 954-6883
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Rachel Willis
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC
Verified Verified
Southside, Augusta, GA 30906
Rachel Willis is a counselor, who has been practicing since 2017. She graduated in 2016 with a Master of Arts in Professional Counseling. Rachel takes a client-centered approach to therapy. She believes not only is each person unique, but their experience with an issue is unique. Her main areas of focus include anxiety, life transitions, and stress. In her spare time, Rachel enjoys spending time with her husband and traveling. She occasionally challenges herself to expand her hobbies with things like beekeeping and golf.
Rachel Willis is a counselor, who has been practicing since 2017. She graduated in 2016 with a Master of Arts in Professional Counseling. Rachel takes a client-centered approach to therapy. She believes not only is each person unique, but their experience with an issue is unique. Her main areas of focus include anxiety, life transitions, and stress. In her spare time, Rachel enjoys spending time with her husband and traveling. She occasionally challenges herself to expand her hobbies with things like beekeeping and golf.
(706) 906-6430 View (706) 906-6430
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Jihene Ayadi
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC
Verified Verified
Southside, Augusta, GA 30906
Jihene is a Licensed Professional Counselor and a Certified Supervisor in the State of Georgia. She received her Master's of Science in Marriage and Family Therapy from Valdosta State University in Valdosta, GA and earned her Doctorate in Counselor Education and Supervision from University of Arkansas in Fayetteville, AR. Jihene is also a National Certified Counselor and an Approved Clinical Supervisor with the National Board of Certified Counselors (NBCC). She is also a Certified EMDR provider.
Jihene is a Licensed Professional Counselor and a Certified Supervisor in the State of Georgia. She received her Master's of Science in Marriage and Family Therapy from Valdosta State University in Valdosta, GA and earned her Doctorate in Counselor Education and Supervision from University of Arkansas in Fayetteville, AR. Jihene is also a National Certified Counselor and an Approved Clinical Supervisor with the National Board of Certified Counselors (NBCC). She is also a Certified EMDR provider.
(706) 397-5006 View (706) 397-5006

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Number of Therapists in Southside, Augusta, GA

40+

Average cost per session

$120

Therapists in Southside, Augusta, GA who prioritize treating:

93% Depression
93% Anxiety
68% Grief
63% Trauma and PTSD
59% Relationship Issues
59% Life Transitions
56% Women's Issues

Average years in practice

15 Years

Top 3 insurances accepted

97% Aetna
97% Cigna and Evernorth
66% UnitedHealthcare UHC | UBH

How Therapists in Southside, Augusta, GA see their clients

79% In Person and Online
21% Online Only

Gender breakdown

80% Female
20% Male

FAQs - About Therapy and Counseling

How can I find a therapist in Southside, Augusta?

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.