Therapists in Marietta, GA

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Farida Scriber
Counselor, LPC, NCC
Verified Verified
Marietta, GA 30064
My goal is to help individual, couples, and families process through their emotions in order to make sense of their world and to lead more productive and fulfilling lives. I have convenient evening and weekend hours available.
My goal is to help individual, couples, and families process through their emotions in order to make sense of their world and to lead more productive and fulfilling lives. I have convenient evening and weekend hours available.
(470) 285-9201 View (470) 285-9201
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Donna-Jean Owens, LCSW / Grace Behavioral Health
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, MAC, CHAIS
Verified Verified
Marietta, GA 30060
It's late night and you can't sleep...again. Worry, fear, & feelings of sadness are overwhelming. Whether it's due to relationship problems, anxiety or depression, trauma, substance abuse, co-dependence, or other issues -- you're looking for something to fill the emptiness...to calm your fears, and help you cope. We believe that self-directed skills can help healing & wellness. We use person-centered strategies to help people heal, work through conflicts, enhance well-being, and find peace of mind. We provide individualized therapy in a caring and compassionate setting, seeking to replace hopelessness & fear with optimism & hope.
It's late night and you can't sleep...again. Worry, fear, & feelings of sadness are overwhelming. Whether it's due to relationship problems, anxiety or depression, trauma, substance abuse, co-dependence, or other issues -- you're looking for something to fill the emptiness...to calm your fears, and help you cope. We believe that self-directed skills can help healing & wellness. We use person-centered strategies to help people heal, work through conflicts, enhance well-being, and find peace of mind. We provide individualized therapy in a caring and compassionate setting, seeking to replace hopelessness & fear with optimism & hope.
(404) 467-5802 View (404) 467-5802
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Happily Attached Sex & Relationship Therapy
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Marietta, GA 30066  (Online Only)
Have you been waiting and longing for a deeper connection with your love? Studies show the average couple waits 6 years before seeking professional help for marital problems. Also, couples have the same arguments over and over again, they just sound different. Whether it's conflict about chores, or a loud disagreement about disciplining the kids, each partner tends to grab onto their perspective, dig their heels in the sand, and proceed to try to get their partner to see their side, unsuccessfully. Unresolved conflicts usually get brushed under the rug, until they resurface at the next disagreement. Are you ready to break the cycle?
Have you been waiting and longing for a deeper connection with your love? Studies show the average couple waits 6 years before seeking professional help for marital problems. Also, couples have the same arguments over and over again, they just sound different. Whether it's conflict about chores, or a loud disagreement about disciplining the kids, each partner tends to grab onto their perspective, dig their heels in the sand, and proceed to try to get their partner to see their side, unsuccessfully. Unresolved conflicts usually get brushed under the rug, until they resurface at the next disagreement. Are you ready to break the cycle?
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Lamees Aisami
Pre-Licensed Professional, LAMFT
Verified Verified
4 Endorsed
Marietta, GA 30067  (Online Only)
Hi! I’m Lamees. I'm so glad you're here. I know just how challenging the therapy search can be and I honor you in taking this step. In the therapeutic space, you are safe to exhale and release. I invite all parts of you to be seen and nurtured with warmth and empathy. Together, we will explore the ways you feel stuck with curiosity and compassion. I work primarily with adults navigating anxiety, life transitions, relational dynamics, and identity exploration. Whatever you are facing, I am here to help.
Hi! I’m Lamees. I'm so glad you're here. I know just how challenging the therapy search can be and I honor you in taking this step. In the therapeutic space, you are safe to exhale and release. I invite all parts of you to be seen and nurtured with warmth and empathy. Together, we will explore the ways you feel stuck with curiosity and compassion. I work primarily with adults navigating anxiety, life transitions, relational dynamics, and identity exploration. Whatever you are facing, I am here to help.
(678) 973-1503 View (678) 973-1503
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Anne S. Mayfield
Licensed Professional Counselor, NCC, CSAT, RRT-P
Verified Verified
Marietta, GA 30067
As a certified RRT Practitioner and a CSAT offering psychotherapy, hypnotherapy, EMDR, and Rapid Resolution Therapy, I specialize in healing trauma as well as in sex, love, and relationship addiction. Counseling is, for me, about witnessing someone else's personal story and providing a safe place to experience the whole range of emotions. I provide a nurturing, supportive, and nonjudgmental environment in which to explore your issues. Together we will develop new strategies to help you deal with life's challenges so that you are better able to experience life's joys.
As a certified RRT Practitioner and a CSAT offering psychotherapy, hypnotherapy, EMDR, and Rapid Resolution Therapy, I specialize in healing trauma as well as in sex, love, and relationship addiction. Counseling is, for me, about witnessing someone else's personal story and providing a safe place to experience the whole range of emotions. I provide a nurturing, supportive, and nonjudgmental environment in which to explore your issues. Together we will develop new strategies to help you deal with life's challenges so that you are better able to experience life's joys.
(404) 982-4403 View (404) 982-4403
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Anne S. Mayfield
Licensed Professional Counselor, NCC, CSAT, RRT-P
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Marietta, GA 30067
As a certified RRT Practitioner and a CSAT offering psychotherapy, hypnotherapy, EMDR, and Rapid Resolution Therapy, I specialize in healing trauma as well as in sex, love, and relationship addiction. Counseling is, for me, about witnessing someone else's personal story and providing a safe place to experience the whole range of emotions. I provide a nurturing, supportive, and nonjudgmental environment in which to explore your issues. Together we will develop new strategies to help you deal with life's challenges so that you are better able to experience life's joys.
As a certified RRT Practitioner and a CSAT offering psychotherapy, hypnotherapy, EMDR, and Rapid Resolution Therapy, I specialize in healing trauma as well as in sex, love, and relationship addiction. Counseling is, for me, about witnessing someone else's personal story and providing a safe place to experience the whole range of emotions. I provide a nurturing, supportive, and nonjudgmental environment in which to explore your issues. Together we will develop new strategies to help you deal with life's challenges so that you are better able to experience life's joys.
(404) 238-7878 View (404) 238-7878
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Eyrika Pak
Licensed Professional Counselor, BSN, MA
Verified Verified
Marietta, GA 30062  (Online Only)
It's a sign. Sometimes people need confirmation that this is the right step and I am writing to you to let you know that you are making the right decision to seek professional counseling. Whatever it is that you are struggling with I am here to support you. Those things you keep bottled up and don't want anyone to know, you can tell me. I am a safe place for you to bring your trauma, fears, anxiety, worries, shame, and guilt. Together we can discover your true identity and worth and give you the freedom you deserve. It's not easy but your future self will thank you for it.
It's a sign. Sometimes people need confirmation that this is the right step and I am writing to you to let you know that you are making the right decision to seek professional counseling. Whatever it is that you are struggling with I am here to support you. Those things you keep bottled up and don't want anyone to know, you can tell me. I am a safe place for you to bring your trauma, fears, anxiety, worries, shame, and guilt. Together we can discover your true identity and worth and give you the freedom you deserve. It's not easy but your future self will thank you for it.
(770) 282-8840 View (770) 282-8840
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Victoria Marie Hicks
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT, LPC
Verified Verified
10 Endorsed
Marietta, GA 30067
Now offering EMDR intensives! Maybe you don't have the time to meet regularly week to week but really have been wanting to do EMDR. Intensives are a great way to process trauma or attachment wounds at one time. Those triggers are becoming more and more overwhelming but so does trying to make it for therapy every week. You have tried traditional therapy and even talking with friends but nothing has worked. Your triggers just keep getting bigger no matter how much you try to “think positive”. It’s just not enough. Everything you try and your past still haunts you. The pressure
Now offering EMDR intensives! Maybe you don't have the time to meet regularly week to week but really have been wanting to do EMDR. Intensives are a great way to process trauma or attachment wounds at one time. Those triggers are becoming more and more overwhelming but so does trying to make it for therapy every week. You have tried traditional therapy and even talking with friends but nothing has worked. Your triggers just keep getting bigger no matter how much you try to “think positive”. It’s just not enough. Everything you try and your past still haunts you. The pressure
(678) 846-2436 View (678) 846-2436
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The Attached Counseling Collective
Licensed Professional Counselor
Verified Verified
2 Endorsed
Marietta, GA 30067
Supporting your child just doesn't seem to work anymore. Being a teenager, they feel out of reach. They have been struggling for so long and you have exhausted all resources. At the end of your rope, you don't know where else to go. The anxiety has set in for you AND your teen. School work is filled with arguments and trying to fight to get them to care. Losing connection with them more and more, fear has set in. How can you help them, when you have exhausted all other resources. You care so deeply, and need someone to come alongside.
Supporting your child just doesn't seem to work anymore. Being a teenager, they feel out of reach. They have been struggling for so long and you have exhausted all resources. At the end of your rope, you don't know where else to go. The anxiety has set in for you AND your teen. School work is filled with arguments and trying to fight to get them to care. Losing connection with them more and more, fear has set in. How can you help them, when you have exhausted all other resources. You care so deeply, and need someone to come alongside.
(678) 990-8942 View (678) 990-8942
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Alan Behrman & Associates, PC
Pre-Licensed Professional, LAPC
Verified Verified
Marietta, GA 30062
While active listening is an important skill for a therapist, listening can only go so far. Our practice belief is that we actually help you help yourself make the necessary changes in your life by giving you techniques, tools, skills, and guidance to achieve your goals. You'll almost always walk out of a session with a new technique or two that you can go home and start using immediately. Our practice has highly trained therapists, are personable, and we're ready to give you the skills and techniques you need to create change.
While active listening is an important skill for a therapist, listening can only go so far. Our practice belief is that we actually help you help yourself make the necessary changes in your life by giving you techniques, tools, skills, and guidance to achieve your goals. You'll almost always walk out of a session with a new technique or two that you can go home and start using immediately. Our practice has highly trained therapists, are personable, and we're ready to give you the skills and techniques you need to create change.
(678) 403-6674 View (678) 403-6674
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Renee Jones
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC, NCC
Verified Verified
Marietta, GA 30060
"Everything you've ever wanted is on the other side of fear." ~ [George Addair] It's easy to continue doing what you've always done, but seeking help during a challenging time takes courage. I understand the feelings of discomfort and anxiety that may accompany your first visit with a therapist. I do my best to create an atmosphere that puts you at ease. My office may remind you of your living room and your experience will be judgement free.
"Everything you've ever wanted is on the other side of fear." ~ [George Addair] It's easy to continue doing what you've always done, but seeking help during a challenging time takes courage. I understand the feelings of discomfort and anxiety that may accompany your first visit with a therapist. I do my best to create an atmosphere that puts you at ease. My office may remind you of your living room and your experience will be judgement free.
(470) 309-0349 View (470) 309-0349
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Lara Albanese
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, LPC, NCC, CPCS
Verified Verified
Marietta, GA 30066
I am a licensed therapist with over 20 years of experience. I work with adult individuals experiencing anxiety and depression due to past or current traumas. I became certified in EMDR Therapy in 2016, but also use different modalities such as Cognitive Behavorial, Mindfulness, and Psychodynamic Therapy.
I am a licensed therapist with over 20 years of experience. I work with adult individuals experiencing anxiety and depression due to past or current traumas. I became certified in EMDR Therapy in 2016, but also use different modalities such as Cognitive Behavorial, Mindfulness, and Psychodynamic Therapy.
(678) 246-5666 View (678) 246-5666
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Kimbro Burnett Counseling
Licensed Professional Counselor, MS, EdS, LPC, NBCC
Verified Verified
Marietta, GA 30064
Kimbro is a licensed therapist, offering a compassionate and supportive approach to personal growth and development. With a deep understanding of human behavior and psychology, Kimbro helps individuals navigate challenges, overcome obstacles, and create positive change in their lives. Kimbro believes in the power of effective leadership, personal growth, and holistic well-being. Led by Kimbro Burnett, a seasoned leadership coach and licensed therapist with over a decade of experience in psychotherapy, her mission is to empower individuals to unlock their full potential, both professionally and personally.
Kimbro is a licensed therapist, offering a compassionate and supportive approach to personal growth and development. With a deep understanding of human behavior and psychology, Kimbro helps individuals navigate challenges, overcome obstacles, and create positive change in their lives. Kimbro believes in the power of effective leadership, personal growth, and holistic well-being. Led by Kimbro Burnett, a seasoned leadership coach and licensed therapist with over a decade of experience in psychotherapy, her mission is to empower individuals to unlock their full potential, both professionally and personally.
(678) 582-1021 View (678) 582-1021
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Rev. Dr. Tynisha Camae Drennon
Pastoral Counselor, DMin, MDiv, MACE
Verified Verified
Marietta, GA 30061
You have found the person you can trust with your issues! At A Brighter Day Counseling we thrive on the following four core principles: 1: We Care: We provide a non judgmental and safe environment to discover and express what you are feeling. 2: We Affirm: We empathize with your perspective and help you to feel heard then healed. 3: We Hope: We inspire you to believe that there is a brighter day. 4: We Empower: We equip you with tools that support you on your journey to a brighter day!
You have found the person you can trust with your issues! At A Brighter Day Counseling we thrive on the following four core principles: 1: We Care: We provide a non judgmental and safe environment to discover and express what you are feeling. 2: We Affirm: We empathize with your perspective and help you to feel heard then healed. 3: We Hope: We inspire you to believe that there is a brighter day. 4: We Empower: We equip you with tools that support you on your journey to a brighter day!
(678) 824-7054 View (678) 824-7054
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Tameka L Bell
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Marietta, GA 30060  (Online Only)
Our WANTS and WHYS intersect at the same location; which is where stressors of old are overcome with today's knowledge, strength, skills, and positivity. The ideal client only has to possess a willingness to evolve and a goal of sustaining a positive mindset once evolution is achieved. Areas of specialty: Adults & Teens, Young Professionals, Families, Couples, Life Transitions, Anxiety & Depression, Bipolar & Mood Disorders, Trauma & PTSD, Grief & Loss.
Our WANTS and WHYS intersect at the same location; which is where stressors of old are overcome with today's knowledge, strength, skills, and positivity. The ideal client only has to possess a willingness to evolve and a goal of sustaining a positive mindset once evolution is achieved. Areas of specialty: Adults & Teens, Young Professionals, Families, Couples, Life Transitions, Anxiety & Depression, Bipolar & Mood Disorders, Trauma & PTSD, Grief & Loss.
(678) 616-8309 View (678) 616-8309
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Bonnie Hartley-Selvey
Marriage & Family Therapist, LCSW
Verified Verified
Marietta, GA 30062
I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker / Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist and a Certified Sex Therapist.I work with adult individuals, couples and groups. My major specialty areas are depression, anxiety,, relationship issues, divorce, self-esteem, sexuality and major life passages. With over 30 years of clinical experience, my approach is eclectic and integrative, with a psychodynamic orientation.
I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker / Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist and a Certified Sex Therapist.I work with adult individuals, couples and groups. My major specialty areas are depression, anxiety,, relationship issues, divorce, self-esteem, sexuality and major life passages. With over 30 years of clinical experience, my approach is eclectic and integrative, with a psychodynamic orientation.
(678) 658-0928 View (678) 658-0928
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Julianna Robinson Zellner
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Marietta, GA 30067
Even though we can be mired in the depths of suffering, I believe we are bestowed with life-giving hope, healing & resiliency that can bud & grow through the therapeutic process. I will walk with you as you are surmounting the suffering & begin to experience a fulfilling life of recovery & restoration. As a therapist, I demonstrate a gentle & empathetic connection with clients and understand that each client has individual needs and goals. I specialize in treating adults (18+) with complex trauma, eating disorders, body image distress, depression, anxiety, low self-esteem, religious trauma, & life transitions.
Even though we can be mired in the depths of suffering, I believe we are bestowed with life-giving hope, healing & resiliency that can bud & grow through the therapeutic process. I will walk with you as you are surmounting the suffering & begin to experience a fulfilling life of recovery & restoration. As a therapist, I demonstrate a gentle & empathetic connection with clients and understand that each client has individual needs and goals. I specialize in treating adults (18+) with complex trauma, eating disorders, body image distress, depression, anxiety, low self-esteem, religious trauma, & life transitions.
(678) 735-5384 View (678) 735-5384
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Kristin Allpere
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified Verified
Marietta, GA 30064  (Online Only)
Kristin Allpere is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in the state of Georgia who has 19 years of experience partnering with children, adolescents, adults, and couples seeking help with depression, anxiety, life transitions, relationship issues, ADHD, trauma, and developmental issues. She completed her Bachelor of Social Work and Master of Social Work from the University of Georgia.
Kristin Allpere is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in the state of Georgia who has 19 years of experience partnering with children, adolescents, adults, and couples seeking help with depression, anxiety, life transitions, relationship issues, ADHD, trauma, and developmental issues. She completed her Bachelor of Social Work and Master of Social Work from the University of Georgia.
(678) 562-7930 View (678) 562-7930
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Bella Bowers
Counselor, MA, APC, NCC
Verified Verified
3 Endorsed
Marietta, GA 30064
Do you struggle with anxiety that affects your day-to-day life? Do you feel overwhelmed by your relationship and worry that you’ll make the wrong decision? Have you had life changes that have been difficult to accept? Do you question if your anxiety will always impact your life? You’re not alone. While it can feel isolating, you’re not the only one experiencing anxiety and uncertainty. And, things can get better.
Do you struggle with anxiety that affects your day-to-day life? Do you feel overwhelmed by your relationship and worry that you’ll make the wrong decision? Have you had life changes that have been difficult to accept? Do you question if your anxiety will always impact your life? You’re not alone. While it can feel isolating, you’re not the only one experiencing anxiety and uncertainty. And, things can get better.
(678) 648-4242 View (678) 648-4242
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Joshua D. Simpson
Counselor, MA, LAPC, NCC
Verified Verified
Marietta, GA 30067  (Online Only)
I can imagine the odds stacked against you right now. I invite you to tell that! Religion and/ or spirituality can help with coping with adverse challenges. I invite you to express that! Church experiences can hurt us more than help us in moments we need it. I invite you to release that! Expressing vulnerability in a world where vulnerability and femininity are seen as weaknesses can be difficult. I invite you to empower that! Remember, on the other side of your pain and discomfort is healing and transformation.
I can imagine the odds stacked against you right now. I invite you to tell that! Religion and/ or spirituality can help with coping with adverse challenges. I invite you to express that! Church experiences can hurt us more than help us in moments we need it. I invite you to release that! Expressing vulnerability in a world where vulnerability and femininity are seen as weaknesses can be difficult. I invite you to empower that! Remember, on the other side of your pain and discomfort is healing and transformation.
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Number of Therapists in Marietta, GA

1,000+

Average cost per session

$140

Therapists in Marietta, GA who prioritize treating:

91% Anxiety
87% Depression
76% Relationship Issues
76% Self Esteem
73% Coping Skills
67% Stress
66% Trauma and PTSD

Average years in practice

10 Years

Top 3 insurances accepted

85% Aetna
75% Cigna and Evernorth
69% BlueCross and BlueShield

How Therapists in Marietta, GA see their clients

75% In Person and Online
25% Online Only

Gender breakdown

82% Female
17% Male
1% Non-Binary

FAQs - About Therapy and Counseling

How can I find a therapist in Marietta?

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.