Therapists in East Rogers Park, Chicago, IL

Photo of Nicole C du Mont, Clinical Social Work/Therapist in East Rogers Park, Chicago, IL
Nicole C du Mont
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified Verified
East Rogers Park, Chicago, IL 60626  (Online Only)
I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, with 15 years of extensive clinical experience providing support to children, adults and families in Spanish and English. I have worked with a diverse client population experiencing a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, grief and loss, sexual abuse, physical abuse, domestic violence, chronic illness and medical trauma. Do you need emotional support while healing from past traumas? Is anxiety or depression limiting your potential to live a full life? I am here to support you in your journey towards healing and feeling good about you!
I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, with 15 years of extensive clinical experience providing support to children, adults and families in Spanish and English. I have worked with a diverse client population experiencing a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, grief and loss, sexual abuse, physical abuse, domestic violence, chronic illness and medical trauma. Do you need emotional support while healing from past traumas? Is anxiety or depression limiting your potential to live a full life? I am here to support you in your journey towards healing and feeling good about you!
(773) 207-3975 View (773) 207-3975
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Monika Gutkowska
Psychologist, PsyD
Verified Verified
East Rogers Park, Chicago, IL 60626  (Online Only)
Not accepting new clients
You may feel stuck, lost, lonely, or unsure how to move forward. Therapy can assist you to break through persistent patterns and give you clarity. For almost two decades, I have been helping others through a variety of life challenges including trauma, grief/loss, depression, anxiety, life transitions, family and relationship concerns. As an immigrant, I understand struggles of adjustment and acculturation process. I value working with people who want to grow through their relationships, career, undergrad/grad school or personal self-discovery. This includes exploration of how social identities and systemic forces impacts us.
You may feel stuck, lost, lonely, or unsure how to move forward. Therapy can assist you to break through persistent patterns and give you clarity. For almost two decades, I have been helping others through a variety of life challenges including trauma, grief/loss, depression, anxiety, life transitions, family and relationship concerns. As an immigrant, I understand struggles of adjustment and acculturation process. I value working with people who want to grow through their relationships, career, undergrad/grad school or personal self-discovery. This includes exploration of how social identities and systemic forces impacts us.
(773) 207-4553 View (773) 207-4553
Photo of Jessica Renner, Counselor in East Rogers Park, Chicago, IL
Jessica Renner
Counselor, LCPC, SOTP
Verified Verified
East Rogers Park, Chicago, IL 60660
Not accepting new clients
Are you struggling with thoughts or behaviors that could be hurtful to others? My focus is working with individuals who are dealing with control and anger disorders. Helping to teach those who are struggling with compulsive, impulsive, and addictive behaviors. Throughout the years I have developed a passion for assisting clients in transitioning harmful behaviors, that impact themselves and others, into healthy choices. I work with adolescents and adult and am committed to helping families cope with the impact on their lives. My intention is to provide skills, support and understanding though the transformation process.
Are you struggling with thoughts or behaviors that could be hurtful to others? My focus is working with individuals who are dealing with control and anger disorders. Helping to teach those who are struggling with compulsive, impulsive, and addictive behaviors. Throughout the years I have developed a passion for assisting clients in transitioning harmful behaviors, that impact themselves and others, into healthy choices. I work with adolescents and adult and am committed to helping families cope with the impact on their lives. My intention is to provide skills, support and understanding though the transformation process.
(224) 412-4506 View (224) 412-4506
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Molly Adams
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified Verified
East Rogers Park, Chicago, IL 60626  (Online Only)
The first step to engaging in therapy is a courageous one. I’m so glad you’re here! Let's work together towards your self-discovery, empowerment, and healing. Through a compassionate and client-centered approach to therapy, I will guide you to explore your thoughts, emotions, and relationships in a safe, non-judgmental space.
The first step to engaging in therapy is a courageous one. I’m so glad you’re here! Let's work together towards your self-discovery, empowerment, and healing. Through a compassionate and client-centered approach to therapy, I will guide you to explore your thoughts, emotions, and relationships in a safe, non-judgmental space.
(312) 414-4907 View (312) 414-4907
Halcyon Counseling and Psychotherapy Services, LLC
Counselor, MA, LCPC
Verified Verified
East Rogers Park, Chicago, IL 60660
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy helps individuals to identify and modify thinking and behavior patterns to improve their lives. Educated at the nation’s premier graduate-level Clinical Counseling Psychology program that specializes in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Michele assists adult clients seeking positive change in their thinking, feelings, behavior, well-being, and relationships. Through an evidence-based approach, clients will learn long-lasting skills and techniques for creating more satisfying and peaceful lives. Michele is also a Certified Grief Informed Professional trained to assist individuals coping with loss.
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy helps individuals to identify and modify thinking and behavior patterns to improve their lives. Educated at the nation’s premier graduate-level Clinical Counseling Psychology program that specializes in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Michele assists adult clients seeking positive change in their thinking, feelings, behavior, well-being, and relationships. Through an evidence-based approach, clients will learn long-lasting skills and techniques for creating more satisfying and peaceful lives. Michele is also a Certified Grief Informed Professional trained to assist individuals coping with loss.
(773) 923-1619 View (773) 923-1619
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Michael J Banks
Psychologist, PhD
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
East Rogers Park, Chicago, IL 60626
Are you feeling stuck? Does your life seem to be on hold? Are you struggling with worries & anxiety or sadness & depression? Are you facing a relationship challenge with your spouse, your child, a collegue or friend? Or do you have health concerns such as allergies, stress, weight, etc? If you answered yes to any of these questions, then Health & Life Coaching offers you an effective method for resolving your problems & realizing your goals. In helping you, my focus will be on bridging the gap between where you are now and where you hope to be in the future.
Are you feeling stuck? Does your life seem to be on hold? Are you struggling with worries & anxiety or sadness & depression? Are you facing a relationship challenge with your spouse, your child, a collegue or friend? Or do you have health concerns such as allergies, stress, weight, etc? If you answered yes to any of these questions, then Health & Life Coaching offers you an effective method for resolving your problems & realizing your goals. In helping you, my focus will be on bridging the gap between where you are now and where you hope to be in the future.
(773) 312-3462 View (773) 312-3462
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Sadie Baker
Counselor, MA, LCPC, NCC
Verified Verified
East Rogers Park, Chicago, IL 60626
As a neurodiverse queer transgender woman and a survivor, I know how hard it can be to seek desperately needed help, only to be made unwelcome by the very professionals we trust to provide that help. I always strive to meet my clients with openness, respect, and compassion. I believe that therapy should provide a safer space to explore your values and strengths, gain insight into your struggles, and learn new skills for healing, transformation, and liberation.
As a neurodiverse queer transgender woman and a survivor, I know how hard it can be to seek desperately needed help, only to be made unwelcome by the very professionals we trust to provide that help. I always strive to meet my clients with openness, respect, and compassion. I believe that therapy should provide a safer space to explore your values and strengths, gain insight into your struggles, and learn new skills for healing, transformation, and liberation.
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Avi Vodnoy Wolf
Counselor, LCPC
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
East Rogers Park, Chicago, IL 60626  (Online Only)
You want to feel emotions fully without shame. You want to be connected to your own sense of desire and purpose. You deserve a space to explore the parts of you that feel unknown, “unacceptable,” or taboo. My commitment in the therapeutic relationship is to welcome and value all aspects of your experience – the stories that reflect humor and resilience, and the parts that have been shamed or dismissed. I combine EMDR trauma processing, somatic approaches, and discussions about how systems of oppression shape what we believe about ourselves to help clients express emotion and explore new patterns and identities.
You want to feel emotions fully without shame. You want to be connected to your own sense of desire and purpose. You deserve a space to explore the parts of you that feel unknown, “unacceptable,” or taboo. My commitment in the therapeutic relationship is to welcome and value all aspects of your experience – the stories that reflect humor and resilience, and the parts that have been shamed or dismissed. I combine EMDR trauma processing, somatic approaches, and discussions about how systems of oppression shape what we believe about ourselves to help clients express emotion and explore new patterns and identities.
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Jon Rosenfield
Counselor, LCPC
Verified Verified
East Rogers Park, Chicago, IL 60626
Waitlist for new clients
I have supported adult clients of diverse ages and cultural identities address anxiety, depression, work-related stress, career and life transitions, imposter syndrome, and family of origin issues. In particular, I have extensive experience working with clients navigating early-adulthood as they seek meaning and fulfillment from their work and relationships.
I have supported adult clients of diverse ages and cultural identities address anxiety, depression, work-related stress, career and life transitions, imposter syndrome, and family of origin issues. In particular, I have extensive experience working with clients navigating early-adulthood as they seek meaning and fulfillment from their work and relationships.
(773) 694-1631 View (773) 694-1631
Photo of Chloe Brodner, Licensed Professional Counselor in East Rogers Park, Chicago, IL
Chloe Brodner
Licensed Professional Counselor, LCPC
Not Verified Not Verified
1 Endorsed
East Rogers Park, Chicago, IL 60626
I was born and raised in Chicago, IL and completed my Master’s in Counseling Psychology at The Chicago School of Professional Psychology. Having worked in both inpatient and outpatient settings, I have aided children, teens, young adults, and their families through a plethora of life events. Through my work, I have grown to recognize the challenges that come when individuals or those close to them are struggling with anxiety, depression, trauma, relationship challenges, and substance abuse. I believe that positive change can occur through a trusting therapeutic relationship and aim to provide exactly that to my clients.
I was born and raised in Chicago, IL and completed my Master’s in Counseling Psychology at The Chicago School of Professional Psychology. Having worked in both inpatient and outpatient settings, I have aided children, teens, young adults, and their families through a plethora of life events. Through my work, I have grown to recognize the challenges that come when individuals or those close to them are struggling with anxiety, depression, trauma, relationship challenges, and substance abuse. I believe that positive change can occur through a trusting therapeutic relationship and aim to provide exactly that to my clients.
(224) 258-0869 x1 View (224) 258-0869 x1
Photo of Ali Vernasco, Clinical Social Work/Therapist in East Rogers Park, Chicago, IL
Ali Vernasco
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LCSW
Verified Verified
East Rogers Park, Chicago, IL 60613
Life transitions can be difficult to navigate alone. There may be grief, confusion, sadness and anger, fear, or any combination of these feelings. There is no circumstance too small in which to seek help from a professional clinician. I believe that my role as a therapist is to help you reach beyond your potential helping you access your own gifts and talents to get you through difficult times and draw meaning from life's challenges. I enjoy working with folks of all ages and incorporating art, music, and writing into the therapy process. I am trained in EMDR and currently in training for Somatic Experience.
Life transitions can be difficult to navigate alone. There may be grief, confusion, sadness and anger, fear, or any combination of these feelings. There is no circumstance too small in which to seek help from a professional clinician. I believe that my role as a therapist is to help you reach beyond your potential helping you access your own gifts and talents to get you through difficult times and draw meaning from life's challenges. I enjoy working with folks of all ages and incorporating art, music, and writing into the therapy process. I am trained in EMDR and currently in training for Somatic Experience.
(847) 472-0071 View (847) 472-0071
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Dori Geil
Counselor, MBA, LCPC
Not Verified Not Verified
1 Endorsed
East Rogers Park, Chicago, IL 60626
I offer coffee, tea, bottled water and talk therapy in a comfortable environment. I offer a place to share your problems, concerns and life issues with a caring therapist who will hold your confidences in a safe space. We can work together in a collaborative environment to resolve personal, professional, emotional, transitional concerns, grief and fears. I am present with you and we'll have an interactive relationship. In addition to talk therapy, I offer EMDR which is a highly effective trauma resolution therapy, for both large and small traumas. Phone, Skype, Home and office appointments available.
I offer coffee, tea, bottled water and talk therapy in a comfortable environment. I offer a place to share your problems, concerns and life issues with a caring therapist who will hold your confidences in a safe space. We can work together in a collaborative environment to resolve personal, professional, emotional, transitional concerns, grief and fears. I am present with you and we'll have an interactive relationship. In addition to talk therapy, I offer EMDR which is a highly effective trauma resolution therapy, for both large and small traumas. Phone, Skype, Home and office appointments available.
(773) 250-6383 View (773) 250-6383
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Consuelo Serbia
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, C-DBT, C-TP
Verified Verified
East Rogers Park, Chicago, IL 60647
Is it difficult for you to recover well after going through or seeing something terrifying? If recovery isn't happening or is difficult for you, it might be time to see a supportive therapist. Come with me as we develop a come back plan that will give you confidence in the meaning and purpose of your life. Continue reading to discover why booking a therapy session right now maybe the best decision you will ever make for yourself.
Is it difficult for you to recover well after going through or seeing something terrifying? If recovery isn't happening or is difficult for you, it might be time to see a supportive therapist. Come with me as we develop a come back plan that will give you confidence in the meaning and purpose of your life. Continue reading to discover why booking a therapy session right now maybe the best decision you will ever make for yourself.
(708) 787-3219 View (708) 787-3219
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Gail E Grazian
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified Verified
East Rogers Park, Chicago, IL 60626
My clients tell me that I really listen to them, am a down-to-earth person, and am able to help them through very difficult times of their lives. I am an energetic and positive person, yet can calmly help clients find creative solutions to tough problems and areas where they feel stuck somewhere in their lives.
My clients tell me that I really listen to them, am a down-to-earth person, and am able to help them through very difficult times of their lives. I am an energetic and positive person, yet can calmly help clients find creative solutions to tough problems and areas where they feel stuck somewhere in their lives.
(773) 657-8461 View (773) 657-8461
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Tijen Dyson
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
East Rogers Park, Chicago, IL 60645  (Online Only)
I am accepting new clients. You are a whole and complete being - body, mind, and spirit. Anxiety, stress, depression, and overwhelm can cause you to feel isolated and disconnected from yourself and what's important to you in your life. In therapy, we'll draw on your strengths, goals and desires to support you in integrating all parts of yourself so you can feel like the complete being you are.
I am accepting new clients. You are a whole and complete being - body, mind, and spirit. Anxiety, stress, depression, and overwhelm can cause you to feel isolated and disconnected from yourself and what's important to you in your life. In therapy, we'll draw on your strengths, goals and desires to support you in integrating all parts of yourself so you can feel like the complete being you are.
(773) 923-2154 View (773) 923-2154
Photo of Karrie Kindl-Valdez, Clinical Social Work/Therapist in East Rogers Park, Chicago, IL
Karrie Kindl-Valdez
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, MEd
Verified Verified
East Rogers Park, Chicago, IL 60626
My practice is multicultural, multilingual (Japanese, Spanish, and English), and multidisciplinary (as a former teacher). My approach is flexible and practical. I work with clients to identify major issues and develop treatment goals. Clients are empowered through access to reliable psycho-educational tools and materials to better prepare them to advocate for themselves and others. We then work together to (1) develop individual coping skills, and (2) cultivate social/environmental supports (e.g., linkage to support groups, strengthening of community or family ties). My goal is to enable clients to resolve issues/manage symptoms independently (without professional help) in future.
My practice is multicultural, multilingual (Japanese, Spanish, and English), and multidisciplinary (as a former teacher). My approach is flexible and practical. I work with clients to identify major issues and develop treatment goals. Clients are empowered through access to reliable psycho-educational tools and materials to better prepare them to advocate for themselves and others. We then work together to (1) develop individual coping skills, and (2) cultivate social/environmental supports (e.g., linkage to support groups, strengthening of community or family ties). My goal is to enable clients to resolve issues/manage symptoms independently (without professional help) in future.
(847) 920-7849 View (847) 920-7849
Photo of Keith Morgan, Clinical Social Work/Therapist in East Rogers Park, Chicago, IL
Keith Morgan
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LCSW
Verified Verified
East Rogers Park, Chicago, IL 60626
Keith Morgan, LCSW is a psychotherapist and co-founder of Emerge Mental Health & College Counseling whose interests include anxiety, mood disorders, grief, trauma recovery, LGBTQ identity, family/interpersonal conflict and life transitions. He has worked in both inpatient and outpatient settings supporting young adults, adolescents, and families.
Keith Morgan, LCSW is a psychotherapist and co-founder of Emerge Mental Health & College Counseling whose interests include anxiety, mood disorders, grief, trauma recovery, LGBTQ identity, family/interpersonal conflict and life transitions. He has worked in both inpatient and outpatient settings supporting young adults, adolescents, and families.
(773) 839-4040 View (773) 839-4040
Photo of Bethany Cook, Psychologist in East Rogers Park, Chicago, IL
Bethany Cook
Psychologist, PsyD, HSP, MT-BC, PsyPact
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
East Rogers Park, Chicago, IL 60626  (Online Only)
Through raw, real and relatable communication I help others find the greatness within themselves. I offer practical, hands-on guidance with a trademark unconventional approach that brims with bold candor, spicy humor, and an F-bomb (or two). My clients benefit from my relentlessly upbeat, contagiously positive outlook and refreshing departure from the stuffy, overly-clinical methodology that distinguish my uniquely relatable style. I bring real-world guidance to individuals and families of all socioeconomic and mental health backgrounds, based on over 20-plus years of clinical experience in the field.
Through raw, real and relatable communication I help others find the greatness within themselves. I offer practical, hands-on guidance with a trademark unconventional approach that brims with bold candor, spicy humor, and an F-bomb (or two). My clients benefit from my relentlessly upbeat, contagiously positive outlook and refreshing departure from the stuffy, overly-clinical methodology that distinguish my uniquely relatable style. I bring real-world guidance to individuals and families of all socioeconomic and mental health backgrounds, based on over 20-plus years of clinical experience in the field.
(872) 215-9164 View (872) 215-9164
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El Rector
Licensed Professional Counselor, LCPC
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
East Rogers Park, Chicago, IL 60626  (Online Only)
Whether you have specific goals in therapy, or are simply struggling to keep your head above water, therapy can be a space to slow down and allow yourself the opportunity to sit with your experiences and feelings. I love working with queer and trans folks, people exploring their gender and sexuality for the first time, as well as people with Autism and ADHD, and people who are exploring the possibility that they may be neurodivergent. I also enjoy working with people with complex trauma histories, religious trauma, complicated family dynamics, as well as people struggling with anxiety and mood disorders.
Whether you have specific goals in therapy, or are simply struggling to keep your head above water, therapy can be a space to slow down and allow yourself the opportunity to sit with your experiences and feelings. I love working with queer and trans folks, people exploring their gender and sexuality for the first time, as well as people with Autism and ADHD, and people who are exploring the possibility that they may be neurodivergent. I also enjoy working with people with complex trauma histories, religious trauma, complicated family dynamics, as well as people struggling with anxiety and mood disorders.
(224) 419-4248 View (224) 419-4248
Photo of Tricia Sybesma, Clinical Social Work/Therapist in East Rogers Park, Chicago, IL
Tricia Sybesma
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LCSW
Verified Verified
3 Endorsed
East Rogers Park, Chicago, IL 60626  (Online Only)
People seek therapy for many reasons. Maybe you’ve experienced a recent life change or event that is causing distress or discomfort. Maybe you’ve struggled with issues for a long time and have decided you have the desire and capacity to deal with it now. Maybe you’re looking for a place to process and reflect on the stressors that are part of daily life. Whatever your motivation for seeking support at this time, I’m glad you’re here and eager to learn more about how I can help.
People seek therapy for many reasons. Maybe you’ve experienced a recent life change or event that is causing distress or discomfort. Maybe you’ve struggled with issues for a long time and have decided you have the desire and capacity to deal with it now. Maybe you’re looking for a place to process and reflect on the stressors that are part of daily life. Whatever your motivation for seeking support at this time, I’m glad you’re here and eager to learn more about how I can help.
(312) 818-1432 View (312) 818-1432

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Number of Therapists in East Rogers Park, Chicago, IL

300+

Average cost per session

$150

Therapists in East Rogers Park, Chicago, IL who prioritize treating:

93% Anxiety
88% Depression
73% Trauma and PTSD
72% Self Esteem
68% Coping Skills
67% Relationship Issues
65% Grief

Average years in practice

11 Years

Top 3 insurances accepted

91% BlueCross and BlueShield
64% Aetna
62% Cigna and Evernorth

How Therapists in East Rogers Park, Chicago, IL see their clients

52% In Person and Online
48% Online Only

Gender breakdown

74% Female
20% Male
6% Non-Binary
FAQs - About Therapy and Counseling

How can I find a therapist in East Rogers Park, Chicago?

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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.