Therapists in American Falls, ID

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Pray Counseling
Counselor, MS, LCPC, 4180
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
American Falls, ID 83211
Hi - I’m Stacy Pray, owner of Pray Counseling. Pray counseling is a place for mental health as well as guidance and support for your overall health. Some of the modalities of treatment we offer are EMDR, CBT, DBT, and KAP ( Ketamine Assisted Psychotherapy , as well as Drug and Alcohol services. If you are struggling or know someone that is struggling , we are here to help . “ You don’t have to struggle in silence” .
Hi - I’m Stacy Pray, owner of Pray Counseling. Pray counseling is a place for mental health as well as guidance and support for your overall health. Some of the modalities of treatment we offer are EMDR, CBT, DBT, and KAP ( Ketamine Assisted Psychotherapy , as well as Drug and Alcohol services. If you are struggling or know someone that is struggling , we are here to help . “ You don’t have to struggle in silence” .
(208) 475-4841 View (208) 475-4841
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Hailey N Martinez
Counselor, PhD, LCPC, CMHC, ACS
Verified Verified
American Falls, ID 83211
Hello. I am a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor and have been a practicing counselor and supervisor for the past 10 years and university professor for the past 7 years. The population I work with includes individuals, couples, and families. Clients present with relationship difficulties, communication issues, stress, career and life concerns. It is common for my clients to be experiencing a need to find a new way of coping with problems in their life or constructs they are experiencing; while trying to develop meaning making of their current life circumstance.
Hello. I am a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor and have been a practicing counselor and supervisor for the past 10 years and university professor for the past 7 years. The population I work with includes individuals, couples, and families. Clients present with relationship difficulties, communication issues, stress, career and life concerns. It is common for my clients to be experiencing a need to find a new way of coping with problems in their life or constructs they are experiencing; while trying to develop meaning making of their current life circumstance.
(208) 427-3156 View (208) 427-3156
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Brett M Judd
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
American Falls, ID 83211
Life is hard. Stress, anxiety, and depression impact all of us, and all areas of life. You want change. You want it fast, don't you? Like you, my clients are highly driven, success seeking individuals who desire to remain at the top of their life. You understand the importance of self-improvement & seek coaching from a professional who gets the pressures & the demands you face with fast, clear, and direct answers and tools you can easily add to your life.
Life is hard. Stress, anxiety, and depression impact all of us, and all areas of life. You want change. You want it fast, don't you? Like you, my clients are highly driven, success seeking individuals who desire to remain at the top of their life. You understand the importance of self-improvement & seek coaching from a professional who gets the pressures & the demands you face with fast, clear, and direct answers and tools you can easily add to your life.
(208) 487-6034 View (208) 487-6034
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Samuel Dalton
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC, NCC
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
American Falls, ID 83211
If you're feeling depressed, anxious, struggle with self-esteem, or your relationship has hit hard times, I am here to help. My goal is to provide the support you need to get through whatever hard times you are facing and come out an improved version of yourself. If you need that help, you can come talk with me this week!
If you're feeling depressed, anxious, struggle with self-esteem, or your relationship has hit hard times, I am here to help. My goal is to provide the support you need to get through whatever hard times you are facing and come out an improved version of yourself. If you need that help, you can come talk with me this week!
(208) 487-6614 View (208) 487-6614
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Tandice C Peterson
Counselor, LCPC, CCTP, CCTHP, SSP, AAI
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
American Falls, ID 83211
My primary theoretical approach is Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and animal assisted therapy. However I also utilize theories such as Dialectical Behavior Therapy, Adlerian Psychology, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, the use of books, Art Therapy, sand Tray Therapy, Play therapy and attachment therapy. I'm certified in Accelerated Resolution Therapy. Tandice has knowledge and experience working with children and families struggling with sibling and parent conflict issues. Anxiety disorders, depression disorders, PTSD, Bi-Polar, Domestic Violence, Relationship issues, self-esteem and identity issues are also areas of expertise.
My primary theoretical approach is Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and animal assisted therapy. However I also utilize theories such as Dialectical Behavior Therapy, Adlerian Psychology, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, the use of books, Art Therapy, sand Tray Therapy, Play therapy and attachment therapy. I'm certified in Accelerated Resolution Therapy. Tandice has knowledge and experience working with children and families struggling with sibling and parent conflict issues. Anxiety disorders, depression disorders, PTSD, Bi-Polar, Domestic Violence, Relationship issues, self-esteem and identity issues are also areas of expertise.
(208) 487-5398 View (208) 487-5398
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Debra Larsen Aubrey
Psychologist, PhD
Verified Verified
American Falls, ID 83211
Hello! I am Dr. Debra Larsen Aubrey (Dr. Deb to my patients). I provide therapy services to individuals (all ages), couples and families. I also complete psychological and neuropsychological assessments. My work focuses on empowering individuals & families, alleviating suffering and helping my clients better understand/improve their mental wellness. I look forward to helping you fulfill your personal mental health goals and creating a solid foundation for your future success and happiness.
Hello! I am Dr. Debra Larsen Aubrey (Dr. Deb to my patients). I provide therapy services to individuals (all ages), couples and families. I also complete psychological and neuropsychological assessments. My work focuses on empowering individuals & families, alleviating suffering and helping my clients better understand/improve their mental wellness. I look forward to helping you fulfill your personal mental health goals and creating a solid foundation for your future success and happiness.
(208) 742-3830 View (208) 742-3830
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Cynthia Louise Lange
Licensed Professional Counselor, MCOUN, LPC, NCC
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
American Falls, ID 83211
Everyone is unique and wonderful in their own way. Struggles and trials in life are normal. Working through them can be healing and a growth opportunity if you are willing to be open and involved in this journey called life. You can expect to be treated with respect, unconditional positive regard, and compassion as an individual. Development of cognitive, emotional, behavioral, spiritual, and social needs can be some of your goals as well as striving for healthy relationships and mental wellness.
Everyone is unique and wonderful in their own way. Struggles and trials in life are normal. Working through them can be healing and a growth opportunity if you are willing to be open and involved in this journey called life. You can expect to be treated with respect, unconditional positive regard, and compassion as an individual. Development of cognitive, emotional, behavioral, spiritual, and social needs can be some of your goals as well as striving for healthy relationships and mental wellness.
(208) 427-2691 View (208) 427-2691

Online Therapists

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Todd Graves
Marriage & Family Therapist, MS, LMFT, EMDR
Verified Verified
Rexburg, ID 83440
I have worked as a therapist in a variety of settings since 2002. I have experience working with a wide spectrum of problems including those related to trauma (PTSD), depression, anxiety, marital issues, anger management, addictions, and parenting. For seven years I worked in a residential treatment program where clients were between the ages of 13 and 17, with presenting problems that ranged from Asperger's Disorder to ADHD to Substance Use Disorders. After leaving residential treatment I joined with LifeSTAR of St George and began working with individuals and couples plagued by pornography and sexual compulsion/addiction.
I have worked as a therapist in a variety of settings since 2002. I have experience working with a wide spectrum of problems including those related to trauma (PTSD), depression, anxiety, marital issues, anger management, addictions, and parenting. For seven years I worked in a residential treatment program where clients were between the ages of 13 and 17, with presenting problems that ranged from Asperger's Disorder to ADHD to Substance Use Disorders. After leaving residential treatment I joined with LifeSTAR of St George and began working with individuals and couples plagued by pornography and sexual compulsion/addiction.
(435) 660-4870 View (435) 660-4870
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Every Day Counseling, PLLC
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified Verified
Idaho Falls, ID 83404  (Online Only)
Every Day Counseling is focused on helping everyday people with everyday problems. Using teletherapy, or video counseling, we specialize in treating people who feel like they should feel better and need a little help to do that. Michael Snowden has worked with severe and persistent mental health issues, addiction, and personality disorders but gets his greatest satisfaction helping everyday people solve the riddle of finding happiness where they are and building their own life worth living.
Every Day Counseling is focused on helping everyday people with everyday problems. Using teletherapy, or video counseling, we specialize in treating people who feel like they should feel better and need a little help to do that. Michael Snowden has worked with severe and persistent mental health issues, addiction, and personality disorders but gets his greatest satisfaction helping everyday people solve the riddle of finding happiness where they are and building their own life worth living.
(208) 225-6804 View (208) 225-6804
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David Chiddix
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified Verified
Idaho Falls, ID 83404
You’re lying in bed next to your partner, but it feels like there’s an unbridgeable gap between you. Lately, it’s as though you’re just roommates. You tolerate each other and have built a functional life together, but something integral is missing. There’s no passion anymore, and the romance has all but disappeared. When you try to discuss these issues, it always seems to devolve into a screaming match. Neither of you is having your needs met. You’ve both become so locked into your family roles that there appears to be no way out. You’re not ready to give up, but you don’t know how much longer you can go on like this. You need help.
You’re lying in bed next to your partner, but it feels like there’s an unbridgeable gap between you. Lately, it’s as though you’re just roommates. You tolerate each other and have built a functional life together, but something integral is missing. There’s no passion anymore, and the romance has all but disappeared. When you try to discuss these issues, it always seems to devolve into a screaming match. Neither of you is having your needs met. You’ve both become so locked into your family roles that there appears to be no way out. You’re not ready to give up, but you don’t know how much longer you can go on like this. You need help.
(986) 529-4054 View (986) 529-4054
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Richard Jay Morse
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LMSW
Verified Verified
Idaho Falls, ID 83401
One of the most difficult tasks in life is getting to know and understand yourself and others and to discover who you really truly are. I am dedicated daily to assist you on this journey to a happier healthier life. I desire a willingness to learn about people and let them guide and direct the way therapy goes so they will be empowered by the process of change. I will provide guidance while making sure that you are heard and understood with your feelings validated. No one knows you better than you and your goals and needs will be priority so you will gain self-determination that leads to you achieving a brighter future.
One of the most difficult tasks in life is getting to know and understand yourself and others and to discover who you really truly are. I am dedicated daily to assist you on this journey to a happier healthier life. I desire a willingness to learn about people and let them guide and direct the way therapy goes so they will be empowered by the process of change. I will provide guidance while making sure that you are heard and understood with your feelings validated. No one knows you better than you and your goals and needs will be priority so you will gain self-determination that leads to you achieving a brighter future.
(986) 251-0639 View (986) 251-0639
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Maddie Liddiard- Mountain View Health Counseling
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Rexburg, ID 83440
I have experience working with those who have depression, anxiety, PTSD, ADHD, transitional issues, faith crises, and many others. I also have experience working with children, adolescents, adults, families, and couples. Everyone has their own struggles, and I like to meet clients where they are and go at their pace. Change can be hard, and I am willing to work with you to achieve your goals. "Never mind your past mistakes, they don't determine your future."
I have experience working with those who have depression, anxiety, PTSD, ADHD, transitional issues, faith crises, and many others. I also have experience working with children, adolescents, adults, families, and couples. Everyone has their own struggles, and I like to meet clients where they are and go at their pace. Change can be hard, and I am willing to work with you to achieve your goals. "Never mind your past mistakes, they don't determine your future."
(208) 231-3761 View (208) 231-3761
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Denise M Jensen
Licensed Professional Counselor, MS, CSS, QSUDP, LPC
Verified Verified
Twin Falls, ID 83301
No matter what you are going through in life, there is support and someone who will listen and work with you. Help you alleviate your symptoms and find the root of the issue. Nonjudgmental, compassionate. and genuine. I really love working and connecting with, and helping people.
No matter what you are going through in life, there is support and someone who will listen and work with you. Help you alleviate your symptoms and find the root of the issue. Nonjudgmental, compassionate. and genuine. I really love working and connecting with, and helping people.
(208) 225-5968 View (208) 225-5968
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MBKnowles Behavioral & Mental Health Therapist
Counselor, MS, LMHC, LPC, LCMHC
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Shelley, ID 83274  (Online Only)
I am a motivated Licensed Behavior & Mental Health Therapist. I am currently licensed in FL, NJ, NH, NV, CO, ID, IN, WI, SC & VT. I have had extensive experience with multiple populations including people with special needs (i.e. Autism, ADHD ect..), I am Proficient in parent training, family counseling, counseling teens and even adults. I have worked in the corrections, forensics, severe mental health, and substance abuse settings.
I am a motivated Licensed Behavior & Mental Health Therapist. I am currently licensed in FL, NJ, NH, NV, CO, ID, IN, WI, SC & VT. I have had extensive experience with multiple populations including people with special needs (i.e. Autism, ADHD ect..), I am Proficient in parent training, family counseling, counseling teens and even adults. I have worked in the corrections, forensics, severe mental health, and substance abuse settings.
(208) 842-4212 View (208) 842-4212
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Michael A Blaylock
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Twin Falls, ID 83301
Are you searching for help with your relationship or marriage? Individual and couples counseling is an opportunity to address your relational issues and increase intimacy and relationship satisfaction. Struggling with sexual shame or other sexual problems? I can help you address intimacy issues, past sexual wounds, sexual dysfunction and porn addiction. I want to empower you to find peace and relational reconnection.
Are you searching for help with your relationship or marriage? Individual and couples counseling is an opportunity to address your relational issues and increase intimacy and relationship satisfaction. Struggling with sexual shame or other sexual problems? I can help you address intimacy issues, past sexual wounds, sexual dysfunction and porn addiction. I want to empower you to find peace and relational reconnection.
(208) 684-1692 View (208) 684-1692
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Megan Stull
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LMSW
Verified Verified
Ketchum, ID 83340
Megan Stull is a LMSW in the Wood River Valley and has worked with adolescents, teens, and adults struggling with life transitions, trauma, depression, and anxiety. She has worked with gender diverse youth and is a strong LGBTQAI+ ally. Her hope is to create an environment centered in care, curiosity, security, and authenticity to restore balance to client’s lives and their ability to flourish. Her approach with clients is rooted in a conviction that change occurs through cultivating relationships, with ourselves and with those around us. Through self-understanding, empowerment, and connection we have the capacity to heal.
Megan Stull is a LMSW in the Wood River Valley and has worked with adolescents, teens, and adults struggling with life transitions, trauma, depression, and anxiety. She has worked with gender diverse youth and is a strong LGBTQAI+ ally. Her hope is to create an environment centered in care, curiosity, security, and authenticity to restore balance to client’s lives and their ability to flourish. Her approach with clients is rooted in a conviction that change occurs through cultivating relationships, with ourselves and with those around us. Through self-understanding, empowerment, and connection we have the capacity to heal.
(208) 768-4192 View (208) 768-4192
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Caleb Abrams
CSAT, CCTP, CLC, MA
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Idaho Falls, ID 83402  (Online Only)
Caleb is Certified in the Treatment of Sexual Addiction, is a Certified Clinical Trauma Professional, Ordained Minister, Certified Life Coach, with a Masters of Psychology in Counseling and a Bachelors of Arts in Psychology. Caleb specializes in helping men work through sex addiction but provides counseling services for all kinds of addictions. He also works with clients that are struggling with anxiety, addictive behaviors, depression, PTSD, emotional abuse, mental abuse and trauma of various kinds. His passion is to provide a safe space for his clients and to walk hand-in-hand with them, guiding them through the healing process.
Caleb is Certified in the Treatment of Sexual Addiction, is a Certified Clinical Trauma Professional, Ordained Minister, Certified Life Coach, with a Masters of Psychology in Counseling and a Bachelors of Arts in Psychology. Caleb specializes in helping men work through sex addiction but provides counseling services for all kinds of addictions. He also works with clients that are struggling with anxiety, addictive behaviors, depression, PTSD, emotional abuse, mental abuse and trauma of various kinds. His passion is to provide a safe space for his clients and to walk hand-in-hand with them, guiding them through the healing process.
(207) 259-4977 View (207) 259-4977
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Nicole Otis
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT, CSAT
Verified Verified
Rexburg, ID 83440  (Online Only)
Are you struggling with sexual compulsivity, unwanted sexual behaviors or betrayal trauma? If you or your partner are struggling with these specific issues, let me guide you and your relationship towards healing and freedom. 
I am a trained (CSAT) Certified Sex Addiction Therapist and certified Brainspotting therapist. I am passionate about helping individuals and couples affected by sex and porn compulsivity, and betrayal trauma, including sexting, prostitution, emotional affairs, and physical affairs, as well as anxiety, depression, grief and loss, and life transitions.
Are you struggling with sexual compulsivity, unwanted sexual behaviors or betrayal trauma? If you or your partner are struggling with these specific issues, let me guide you and your relationship towards healing and freedom. 
I am a trained (CSAT) Certified Sex Addiction Therapist and certified Brainspotting therapist. I am passionate about helping individuals and couples affected by sex and porn compulsivity, and betrayal trauma, including sexting, prostitution, emotional affairs, and physical affairs, as well as anxiety, depression, grief and loss, and life transitions.
(320) 266-1693 View (320) 266-1693
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Irma Pavlovic
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified Verified
2 Endorsed
Twin Falls, ID 83301
As your therapist, I believe that your current life challenges can be transformed into new and improved lifepaths. Together, in a safe and welcoming environment, we will work on overcoming those challenges by using your strengths and your expertise about your life. I have worked and have experience with individuals who have a history with trauma, PTSD, anxiety, depression, low self-esteem, abusive relationships, negative thinking patterns and challenging life transitions.
As your therapist, I believe that your current life challenges can be transformed into new and improved lifepaths. Together, in a safe and welcoming environment, we will work on overcoming those challenges by using your strengths and your expertise about your life. I have worked and have experience with individuals who have a history with trauma, PTSD, anxiety, depression, low self-esteem, abusive relationships, negative thinking patterns and challenging life transitions.
(208) 607-3429 View (208) 607-3429
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Reed Haight
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Rexburg, ID 83440
Seeking support to navigate life's challenges and thrive? As a compassionate therapist, I specialize in working with individuals grappling with depression, anxiety, life changes, and past wounds. My ideal clients are motivated seekers of growth and self-discovery, eager to cultivate resilience, find balance, and unlock their full potential. Whether facing life transitions, relationship struggles, or inner turmoil, I provide a safe space to explore healing and empowerment, guiding your journey towards a more fulfilling life
Seeking support to navigate life's challenges and thrive? As a compassionate therapist, I specialize in working with individuals grappling with depression, anxiety, life changes, and past wounds. My ideal clients are motivated seekers of growth and self-discovery, eager to cultivate resilience, find balance, and unlock their full potential. Whether facing life transitions, relationship struggles, or inner turmoil, I provide a safe space to explore healing and empowerment, guiding your journey towards a more fulfilling life
(208) 759-5086 View (208) 759-5086

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Number of Therapists in American Falls, ID

< 10

Therapists in American Falls, ID who prioritize treating:

100% Relationship Issues
100% Depression
100% Anxiety
100% Grief
100% Trauma and PTSD
100% Emotional Disturbance
86% ADHD

Average years in practice

14 Years

Top 3 insurances accepted

100% Regence
83% UnitedHealthcare UHC | UBH
83% Blue Cross

How Therapists in American Falls, ID see their clients

100% In Person and Online

Gender breakdown

72% Female
28% Male
FAQs - About Therapy and Counseling

How can I find a therapist in American Falls?

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.