Therapists in Murray County, GA

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ThisLife Counseling, LLC
Licensed Professional Counselor, PhD, LPC, NCC, ACS
Verified Verified
Chatsworth, GA 30705
We work with clients who would like to improve their lives and relationships with others by working towards becoming the best version of their authentic selves. Life comes with change, sometimes planned, often unexpected, or with unexpected consequences. Sometimes it is difficult to figure out how to adjust to new relationships, new environments, new values, or a new you. If you want to take some active steps to make this life better, we are here to help you make this happen. We have several practitioners who focus on a variety of specialties - contact us to get set up with the right therapist for you.
We work with clients who would like to improve their lives and relationships with others by working towards becoming the best version of their authentic selves. Life comes with change, sometimes planned, often unexpected, or with unexpected consequences. Sometimes it is difficult to figure out how to adjust to new relationships, new environments, new values, or a new you. If you want to take some active steps to make this life better, we are here to help you make this happen. We have several practitioners who focus on a variety of specialties - contact us to get set up with the right therapist for you.
(706) 686-2069 View (706) 686-2069
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Summer Hamilton
Counselor, MA, NCC, APC
Verified Verified
2 Endorsed
Chatsworth, GA 30705
Welcome to a new phase in your journey. I am passionate about working with adults who are going through various challenges including life transitions/changes, anxiety, depression, relationship struggles, self-discovery and self-care. Many adults are living with generational trauma that has impacted their life in known and unknown ways. Oftentimes, day-to-day life gets in the way of healing and adapting due to all of the various responsibilities on your plate which ultimately places you on the back burner. I hope to create a space that is safe, inviting, allows you to openly express yourself, and helps create balance in your life.
Welcome to a new phase in your journey. I am passionate about working with adults who are going through various challenges including life transitions/changes, anxiety, depression, relationship struggles, self-discovery and self-care. Many adults are living with generational trauma that has impacted their life in known and unknown ways. Oftentimes, day-to-day life gets in the way of healing and adapting due to all of the various responsibilities on your plate which ultimately places you on the back burner. I hope to create a space that is safe, inviting, allows you to openly express yourself, and helps create balance in your life.
(678) 403-6901 View (678) 403-6901
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Jessica Sired
Pre-Licensed Professional
Verified Verified
Chatsworth, GA 30705
Even the strongest of people need help sometimes. Whether dealing with issues of self-confidence, past trauma, addictions, grief, abuse, anger, or just the stress of the here and now, everyone can benefit from impartial, nonjudgmental therapy.
Even the strongest of people need help sometimes. Whether dealing with issues of self-confidence, past trauma, addictions, grief, abuse, anger, or just the stress of the here and now, everyone can benefit from impartial, nonjudgmental therapy.
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Maura S. Kalafut
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC, CPCS, CCTP
Verified Verified
Chatsworth, GA 30705
Sometimes life is messy and it can be difficult to manage the many daily stressors and responsibilities you face. Are you experiencing anxiety or depression? Are you having difficulty managing the effects of past or recent trauma? I will walk with you on your journey for improved health and well-being. I collaborate with you to set strengths-based goals to help you learn and practice techniques to reduce current difficulties. I will assist you in building hope for the future you desire. As the founder of Prelude Mental Health Counseling, I will begin seeing clients September 19th, 2022.
Sometimes life is messy and it can be difficult to manage the many daily stressors and responsibilities you face. Are you experiencing anxiety or depression? Are you having difficulty managing the effects of past or recent trauma? I will walk with you on your journey for improved health and well-being. I collaborate with you to set strengths-based goals to help you learn and practice techniques to reduce current difficulties. I will assist you in building hope for the future you desire. As the founder of Prelude Mental Health Counseling, I will begin seeing clients September 19th, 2022.
(706) 229-7933 View (706) 229-7933
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Keisha Hernandez
Pre-Licensed Professional
Verified Verified
Chatsworth, GA 30705
(706) 843-6061 View (706) 843-6061

Online Therapists

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Susie Tharpe Click
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Atlanta, GA 30327  (Online Only)
Many women feel pressure to be perfect in an imperfect world and evaluate themselves harshly no matter what they do. Maybe you identify with the term “people pleaser” (even if the label makes you cringe!) and find saying “no” challenging because you are so keenly aware of others’ feelings. Maybe the secrecy of keeping your own emotions at bay – or even feeling unsure of exactly what they are – leaves you feeling isolated, wishing you had closer connections you could lean on. Maybe you find it hard to get motivated and think, “what’s the point?” You want to lead a meaningful life, but you aren't sure what you truly value.
Many women feel pressure to be perfect in an imperfect world and evaluate themselves harshly no matter what they do. Maybe you identify with the term “people pleaser” (even if the label makes you cringe!) and find saying “no” challenging because you are so keenly aware of others’ feelings. Maybe the secrecy of keeping your own emotions at bay – or even feeling unsure of exactly what they are – leaves you feeling isolated, wishing you had closer connections you could lean on. Maybe you find it hard to get motivated and think, “what’s the point?” You want to lead a meaningful life, but you aren't sure what you truly value.
(770) 580-1084 View (770) 580-1084
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Donna Kristina Kemp
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC, NCC
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Tucker, GA 30084  (Online Only)
My approach is client-centered and individualized, filled with empathy and compassion. I do not judge or criticize, as I myself, am imperfectly perfect, just the way God made us. I am realistic, honest, and direct, with my clients to to help them work towards and achieve goals. I love my clients to feel that the space we work in, is warm and respectful.
My approach is client-centered and individualized, filled with empathy and compassion. I do not judge or criticize, as I myself, am imperfectly perfect, just the way God made us. I am realistic, honest, and direct, with my clients to to help them work towards and achieve goals. I love my clients to feel that the space we work in, is warm and respectful.
(678) 324-5399 View (678) 324-5399
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Jude Powell
Pre-Licensed Professional, LMSW
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Chamblee, GA 30341
Greetings and welcome! I'm so glad you're here, taking your first step towards growth and fulfillment. I specialize in anxiety, systemic stress as a neurodivergent person, and eating disorders, particularly those affected by gender dysphoria. Drawing from both personal and professional experiences, I bring a unique level of empathy and understanding to therapeutic spaces. I firmly believe that within each of us lies the potential for a fulfilling and meaningful life, even if it's not immediately apparent. Together, we'll uncover the tools you possess and harness them to overcome obstacles and achieve your goals!
Greetings and welcome! I'm so glad you're here, taking your first step towards growth and fulfillment. I specialize in anxiety, systemic stress as a neurodivergent person, and eating disorders, particularly those affected by gender dysphoria. Drawing from both personal and professional experiences, I bring a unique level of empathy and understanding to therapeutic spaces. I firmly believe that within each of us lies the potential for a fulfilling and meaningful life, even if it's not immediately apparent. Together, we'll uncover the tools you possess and harness them to overcome obstacles and achieve your goals!
(678) 932-1325 View (678) 932-1325
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Lisa King Smith
Licensed Professional Counselor, EdS, LPC, CPCS, CCTP, CMHIMP
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Carrollton, GA 30117
Viktor Frankl said "When we are no longer able to change a situation, we are challenged to change ourselves." I find building healthy client/therapist relationships very satisfying. I enjoy working with clients who are open to growth. I am the mother of 3 young adult daughters. I am active in my profession by having served on the Board of Directors as President in 2018-19 as well as 3 prior terms as Western District Chair, for The Licensed Professional Counselors Association of GA (LPCA-GA). I am Certified as a Clinical Supervisor by LPCA-GA, a Clinical Trauma Professional & as a Mental Health Integrative Medicine Provider.
Viktor Frankl said "When we are no longer able to change a situation, we are challenged to change ourselves." I find building healthy client/therapist relationships very satisfying. I enjoy working with clients who are open to growth. I am the mother of 3 young adult daughters. I am active in my profession by having served on the Board of Directors as President in 2018-19 as well as 3 prior terms as Western District Chair, for The Licensed Professional Counselors Association of GA (LPCA-GA). I am Certified as a Clinical Supervisor by LPCA-GA, a Clinical Trauma Professional & as a Mental Health Integrative Medicine Provider.
(404) 620-4334 View (404) 620-4334
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Michael Sytsma
Licensed Professional Counselor, PhD, LPC, CST, CSAS, CPCS
Verified Verified
8 Endorsed
Suwanee, GA 30024
You will find gentle care combined with strong direction for couples in crisis in my office. My training in marriage and family therapy, sex therapy, and addictionology and over two decades of experience provide the background to help you with your marriage and sexual issues. The majority of clients in my practice are couples rebuilding emotional and physical intimacy after an affair or sexual addiction. Couples with other sexual issues (especially sexual desire, painful sex, inability to orgasm or unconsummated marriages), couples falling out of love, and couples struggling to communicate also find help in my office.
You will find gentle care combined with strong direction for couples in crisis in my office. My training in marriage and family therapy, sex therapy, and addictionology and over two decades of experience provide the background to help you with your marriage and sexual issues. The majority of clients in my practice are couples rebuilding emotional and physical intimacy after an affair or sexual addiction. Couples with other sexual issues (especially sexual desire, painful sex, inability to orgasm or unconsummated marriages), couples falling out of love, and couples struggling to communicate also find help in my office.
(770) 822-4505 View (770) 822-4505
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Simone Mendez
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC, MBA, NCC
Verified Verified
Alpharetta, GA 30022
My goal is to help you live a Happy, Healthy and Successful life based on your own definition of success. For some, it is work-life balance, for others it is career advancement, reducing Social Anxiety, or doing better in school. However you define it, you and I will work together to develop a treatment plan that will set you on the right course towards achieving your goals.
My goal is to help you live a Happy, Healthy and Successful life based on your own definition of success. For some, it is work-life balance, for others it is career advancement, reducing Social Anxiety, or doing better in school. However you define it, you and I will work together to develop a treatment plan that will set you on the right course towards achieving your goals.
(770) 415-8824 View (770) 415-8824
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Katuschka Rakovec
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified Verified
2 Endorsed
Sandy Springs, GA 30328
There are few things braver than acknowledging when we need help and can no longer do life on our own. As a therapist, I count it my highest privilege to be a part of your story, to come alongside you in the midst of pain, hurt, confusion, loss, or tension, and to help you make sense of it all. I have five key concepts that motivate me as a therapist: story, space, acknowledgement, celebration, and growth. Stories matter. Including yours. And your story isn’t finished yet. Every time we meet, I want you to know and experience that this is your space, a space where you are free and safe to bring any and all of who you are.
There are few things braver than acknowledging when we need help and can no longer do life on our own. As a therapist, I count it my highest privilege to be a part of your story, to come alongside you in the midst of pain, hurt, confusion, loss, or tension, and to help you make sense of it all. I have five key concepts that motivate me as a therapist: story, space, acknowledgement, celebration, and growth. Stories matter. Including yours. And your story isn’t finished yet. Every time we meet, I want you to know and experience that this is your space, a space where you are free and safe to bring any and all of who you are.
(678) 932-0786 View (678) 932-0786
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Lauren E. Holland
Licensed Professional Counselor, MS, EdS, LPC, NCC
Verified Verified
3 Endorsed
Atlanta, GA 30316  (Online Only)
Waitlist for new clients
My name is Lauren Holland and I am a Licensed Professional Counselor. I offer counseling in the convenience of your space and schedule as my practice is completely virtual. My clients range in age, however, most times, we are working on relationships they have. Clients come to me because they want to see positive changes in their lives and together, we work to find ways in which they can live a more wellness focused life. Many times, our work explores how clients talk to or about themselves. My goal is to always provide clients with a safe place to be seen and heard. In my practice, you are unique and always welcome!
My name is Lauren Holland and I am a Licensed Professional Counselor. I offer counseling in the convenience of your space and schedule as my practice is completely virtual. My clients range in age, however, most times, we are working on relationships they have. Clients come to me because they want to see positive changes in their lives and together, we work to find ways in which they can live a more wellness focused life. Many times, our work explores how clients talk to or about themselves. My goal is to always provide clients with a safe place to be seen and heard. In my practice, you are unique and always welcome!
(678) 974-1482 View (678) 974-1482
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Lauren Gould
Licensed Professional Counselor, MEd, LPC
Verified Verified
Buford, GA 30518
I am a welcoming, down-to-earth and compassionate therapist who enjoys working with children (2+), adolescents and young adults struggling with mental health and general life issues. My goal is to help you or your loved one to reach their fullest potential. With each individual, I strive to provide an inviting, calm and trusting environment to encourage positive change and growth. I am a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) and a National Certified Counselor (NCC). I received my Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology and my Master’s in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Auburn University (War Eagle!).
I am a welcoming, down-to-earth and compassionate therapist who enjoys working with children (2+), adolescents and young adults struggling with mental health and general life issues. My goal is to help you or your loved one to reach their fullest potential. With each individual, I strive to provide an inviting, calm and trusting environment to encourage positive change and growth. I am a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) and a National Certified Counselor (NCC). I received my Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology and my Master’s in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Auburn University (War Eagle!).
(470) 517-6970 View (470) 517-6970
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Royale Schoepf
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC, MA
Verified Verified
2 Endorsed
Buford, GA 30519
Life can be amazing but it is also hard! Life can present us with difficult situations and challenges that make us question our feelings, understandings, and actions. My goal is to assist each client in finding new understandings and confidence within their own strength to conquer the difficult feelings and situations life can present to us. It takes courage to seek out counseling. I desire to provide a safe place for individuals to come and explore their thoughts and emotions. We will work together to process through difficult seasons of life building upon your strengths and finding new alternatives towards healing and fulfillment.
Life can be amazing but it is also hard! Life can present us with difficult situations and challenges that make us question our feelings, understandings, and actions. My goal is to assist each client in finding new understandings and confidence within their own strength to conquer the difficult feelings and situations life can present to us. It takes courage to seek out counseling. I desire to provide a safe place for individuals to come and explore their thoughts and emotions. We will work together to process through difficult seasons of life building upon your strengths and finding new alternatives towards healing and fulfillment.
(678) 616-9567 View (678) 616-9567
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Helen-Grace Scott
Counselor, MA, APC
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Buford, GA 30518
It can be overwhelming and daunting when facing struggles of anxiety, depression, relationship issues, and phase of life stress, especially when you aren't sure where to begin. I have experience working with clients regarding issues of codependency, family members or partners with substance abuse issues, boundary and relationship issues, as well as anxiety, stress, grief, and loss. I want to provide a space where we can work together to explore what works best for you as you strive for healing and growth.
It can be overwhelming and daunting when facing struggles of anxiety, depression, relationship issues, and phase of life stress, especially when you aren't sure where to begin. I have experience working with clients regarding issues of codependency, family members or partners with substance abuse issues, boundary and relationship issues, as well as anxiety, stress, grief, and loss. I want to provide a space where we can work together to explore what works best for you as you strive for healing and growth.
(470) 664-2573 View (470) 664-2573
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Lauren Wallace
Licensed Professional Counselor, MS, LPC, CPCS, RPT-S
Verified Verified
Alpharetta, GA 30005  (Online Only)
Hi everyone! My name is Lauren Wallace and I am a Licensed Professional Counselor and Registered Play Therapist Supervisor. I specialize in working with children who struggle with anxiety and divorce recovery. Graduating from North Georgia College & State University (now University of North Georgia) with my undergraduate degree in Sociology, I loved the school and Dahlonega so much that I attained my Master's degree in Community Counseling shortly thereafter. I have been a lifelong resident of Georgia, an active therapist in the state for over 10 years, and an active supervisor since 2017.
Hi everyone! My name is Lauren Wallace and I am a Licensed Professional Counselor and Registered Play Therapist Supervisor. I specialize in working with children who struggle with anxiety and divorce recovery. Graduating from North Georgia College & State University (now University of North Georgia) with my undergraduate degree in Sociology, I loved the school and Dahlonega so much that I attained my Master's degree in Community Counseling shortly thereafter. I have been a lifelong resident of Georgia, an active therapist in the state for over 10 years, and an active supervisor since 2017.
(706) 510-3346 View (706) 510-3346
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Kacey Cardwell
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT
Verified Verified
Alpharetta, GA 30004  (Online Only)
Waitlist for new clients
When change or crisis happens, it can be an opportunity to look at problems in different ways and in the context of your life. Symptoms and discomfort can lead to finding better ways of coping with life's challenges. If you'd like someone to truly listen and help you find your inner strengths and direction, please call to get started.
When change or crisis happens, it can be an opportunity to look at problems in different ways and in the context of your life. Symptoms and discomfort can lead to finding better ways of coping with life's challenges. If you'd like someone to truly listen and help you find your inner strengths and direction, please call to get started.
(678) 971-3687 View (678) 971-3687
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David J. Ready
Psychologist, PhD
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Dunwoody, GA 30338  (Online Only)
I specialize in evidence-based treatments for patients suffering from anxiety, OCD, Depression, and trauma related disorders. These treatments are more effective and efficient than traditional talk therapy because they directly target symptoms. I provide specific exercises aimed at breaking behavioral patterns that maintain symptoms. Traditional psychotherapy emphasizes gaining insight which in itself often does not lead to symptom reduction. I focus on changing behavior because only by changing what you do will you change how you feel. At the end of each session you will have specific instructions for the next step to go forward.
I specialize in evidence-based treatments for patients suffering from anxiety, OCD, Depression, and trauma related disorders. These treatments are more effective and efficient than traditional talk therapy because they directly target symptoms. I provide specific exercises aimed at breaking behavioral patterns that maintain symptoms. Traditional psychotherapy emphasizes gaining insight which in itself often does not lead to symptom reduction. I focus on changing behavior because only by changing what you do will you change how you feel. At the end of each session you will have specific instructions for the next step to go forward.
(470) 635-5058 View (470) 635-5058
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Elise Macdonald
Counselor, MA, APC, NCC
Verified Verified
Kennesaw, GA 30144
I offer a welcoming, warm space where my clients feel respected, heard, and safe. Whether you're struggling with everyday stress or need help with specific challenges, I hope to help you find solutions that help you achieve your goals. My primary areas of interest and expertise are anxiety, depression, learning disabilities, and trauma. I have worked with a wide range of populations to address a variety of issues. A strong, trusting relationship with your therapist is just as important as your therapist's skill and experience. I work hard to understand your world and your goals.
I offer a welcoming, warm space where my clients feel respected, heard, and safe. Whether you're struggling with everyday stress or need help with specific challenges, I hope to help you find solutions that help you achieve your goals. My primary areas of interest and expertise are anxiety, depression, learning disabilities, and trauma. I have worked with a wide range of populations to address a variety of issues. A strong, trusting relationship with your therapist is just as important as your therapist's skill and experience. I work hard to understand your world and your goals.
(678) 944-9277 View (678) 944-9277

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Number of Therapists in Murray County, GA

< 10

Therapists in Murray County, GA who prioritize treating:

80% Relationship Issues
80% Depression
80% Anxiety
80% Self Esteem
80% Life Transitions
60% Grief
60% Other

Average years in practice

15 Years

Top 3 insurances accepted

100% BlueCross and BlueShield
100% Cigna and Evernorth
100% Anthem | Elevance

How Therapists in Murray County, GA see their clients

100% In Person and Online

Gender breakdown

80% Female
20% Male
FAQs - About Therapy and Counseling

How can I find a therapist in Murray County?

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.