Therapists in La Grange, IL

Photo of Anjali Lyons, Clinical Social Work/Therapist in La Grange, IL
Anjali Lyons
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified Verified
La Grange, IL 60525
Life comes with a lot of constant worries and concerns. Most people can start to feel lost in life on some level, unsure of how to find their way. Perhaps you can relate. You may know you'd be happier if you made changes but it feels safer and more comfortable to stay the same. You are not alone in feeling like this. I am here to help you one step at a time. Improve your relationship with yourself and those you choose to share yourself with. Get to the root problems and solve those instead of using band-aids. Really feel joy. Stop letting anxiety affect the way you live or make any decisions for you.
Life comes with a lot of constant worries and concerns. Most people can start to feel lost in life on some level, unsure of how to find their way. Perhaps you can relate. You may know you'd be happier if you made changes but it feels safer and more comfortable to stay the same. You are not alone in feeling like this. I am here to help you one step at a time. Improve your relationship with yourself and those you choose to share yourself with. Get to the root problems and solve those instead of using band-aids. Really feel joy. Stop letting anxiety affect the way you live or make any decisions for you.
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Photo of Jessica K Paganis, Clinical Social Work/Therapist in La Grange, IL
Jessica K Paganis
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified Verified
3 Endorsed
La Grange, IL 60525
As a clinical social worker I am committed to providing therapeutic interventions that optimize the social and emotional well being of individuals, children and families. Support services are tailored to each individual while integrating the unique dynamics that define each persons social and family system. I support families and individuals through creating unique shifts in mindset, creating family oriented goals that increase positive behavior and social cohesiveness, provide Individual & Couples Counseling, and IEP Advocacy & Consultation.
As a clinical social worker I am committed to providing therapeutic interventions that optimize the social and emotional well being of individuals, children and families. Support services are tailored to each individual while integrating the unique dynamics that define each persons social and family system. I support families and individuals through creating unique shifts in mindset, creating family oriented goals that increase positive behavior and social cohesiveness, provide Individual & Couples Counseling, and IEP Advocacy & Consultation.
(630) 338-0578 View (630) 338-0578
Photo of Kerstin Blumhardt, Clinical Social Work/Therapist in La Grange, IL
Kerstin Blumhardt
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, PhD, LCSW
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
La Grange, IL 60525
Establishing and maintaining meaningful relationships is often challenging. Perhaps your relationships lack intimacy, end abruptly, or you find yourself attracting the wrong kind of person. Psychotherapy is a process designed to examine these difficulties. As a therapist, I can assist you in exploring the personal beliefs and relational patterns which keep you from having satisfying relationships. Whether you are wanting to work on a significant relationship in couples or family therapy or address an individual concern, such as anxiety and/or depression, I will tailor the interventions specific to your circumstance. In addition to seeing adults, I have extensive experience working with children and adolescents.
Establishing and maintaining meaningful relationships is often challenging. Perhaps your relationships lack intimacy, end abruptly, or you find yourself attracting the wrong kind of person. Psychotherapy is a process designed to examine these difficulties. As a therapist, I can assist you in exploring the personal beliefs and relational patterns which keep you from having satisfying relationships. Whether you are wanting to work on a significant relationship in couples or family therapy or address an individual concern, such as anxiety and/or depression, I will tailor the interventions specific to your circumstance. In addition to seeing adults, I have extensive experience working with children and adolescents.
(630) 756-5526 View (630) 756-5526
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Aimee C. Orr
Licensed Social Worker, LSW, CADC, CODP1, CYT
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
La Grange, IL 60525
Aimee (she/her) is a licensed social worker who believes everyone travels a unique journey, so she loves listening and learning all about her clients with an empathetic ear and open, non-judgmental heart. Her specialties include working with adults, adolescents, and their families who struggle with co-occurring concerns, which include substance abuse, anxiety/depression/mood instability, and additional concerns related to experiencing trauma.
Aimee (she/her) is a licensed social worker who believes everyone travels a unique journey, so she loves listening and learning all about her clients with an empathetic ear and open, non-judgmental heart. Her specialties include working with adults, adolescents, and their families who struggle with co-occurring concerns, which include substance abuse, anxiety/depression/mood instability, and additional concerns related to experiencing trauma.
(708) 578-6187 View (708) 578-6187
Photo of Farah Huq, Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor in La Grange, IL
Farah Huq
Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor, LCPC
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
La Grange, IL 60525
Sometimes we do not know where our strengths lie. It is when we are in a room with an empathic person focusing on our needs and issues, we can then access our strengths and move forward. I firmly believe everyone has it in themselves to be self-aware and address elements that are causing disharmony in their lives. My goal is to offer clients a safe and nonjudgmental environment where they can freely express themselves and just be. My approach is collaborative based on mutual respect, kindness, and empathy. Encompassing a person centered style I focus on understanding you as an individual and helping you gain insight and flourish.
Sometimes we do not know where our strengths lie. It is when we are in a room with an empathic person focusing on our needs and issues, we can then access our strengths and move forward. I firmly believe everyone has it in themselves to be self-aware and address elements that are causing disharmony in their lives. My goal is to offer clients a safe and nonjudgmental environment where they can freely express themselves and just be. My approach is collaborative based on mutual respect, kindness, and empathy. Encompassing a person centered style I focus on understanding you as an individual and helping you gain insight and flourish.
(331) 253-4540 View (331) 253-4540
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Kevin Maier
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
La Grange, IL 60525
I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker providing individual therapy to older adolescents and adults, assisting in the management of life changes and challenges. For young adults in high school and post high school, managing transitional periods that require making big decisions regarding education, living situations and relationships can feel overwhelming, anxiety producing and isolating. For many adults and seniors, the challenges may focus more on bereavement and loss, health management and unmet expectations regarding new realities.
I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker providing individual therapy to older adolescents and adults, assisting in the management of life changes and challenges. For young adults in high school and post high school, managing transitional periods that require making big decisions regarding education, living situations and relationships can feel overwhelming, anxiety producing and isolating. For many adults and seniors, the challenges may focus more on bereavement and loss, health management and unmet expectations regarding new realities.
(708) 787-8546 View (708) 787-8546
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Nicole Gerndt
Counselor, MS, LCPC
Verified Verified
La Grange, IL 60525
Waitlist for new clients
If you are struggling with anxiety, depression, grief, loss, relationship or family conflict and have been hesitant to try therapy or return to therapy, please feel free to reach out for help navigating these difficulties. We all have times in life when it would be beneficial to talk through and process challenging life events with a trained professional who is non-judgmental, empathic and firmly believes in an individual's internal wisdom towards healing when provided the right resources. Often life has a way of throwing us curveballs. It helps to have another person participate alongside us as we figure out how best to cope.
If you are struggling with anxiety, depression, grief, loss, relationship or family conflict and have been hesitant to try therapy or return to therapy, please feel free to reach out for help navigating these difficulties. We all have times in life when it would be beneficial to talk through and process challenging life events with a trained professional who is non-judgmental, empathic and firmly believes in an individual's internal wisdom towards healing when provided the right resources. Often life has a way of throwing us curveballs. It helps to have another person participate alongside us as we figure out how best to cope.
(773) 332-9637 View (773) 332-9637
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Kristina M Sundermann
Counselor, LCPC, ATR-BC
Verified Verified
8 Endorsed
La Grange, IL 60525
Not accepting new clients
Using somatic therapy, EMDR, art journaling, mindfulness and a deep curiosity we will work together to discover what’s holding you back and how you can let that go to be present in this moment. My approach combines insight oriented work with development of mindful, cognitive, emotional and behavioral skills to address anxiety, addiction, self-esteem, trauma, perfectionism, and a variety of life transitions. Working from this model is extremely helpful for those that desire a deeper understanding of the underlying patterns that effect their daily lives and create challenges for them in a variety of relationships.
Using somatic therapy, EMDR, art journaling, mindfulness and a deep curiosity we will work together to discover what’s holding you back and how you can let that go to be present in this moment. My approach combines insight oriented work with development of mindful, cognitive, emotional and behavioral skills to address anxiety, addiction, self-esteem, trauma, perfectionism, and a variety of life transitions. Working from this model is extremely helpful for those that desire a deeper understanding of the underlying patterns that effect their daily lives and create challenges for them in a variety of relationships.
(773) 432-4307 View (773) 432-4307
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Jennifer Waterman
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
La Grange, IL 60525  (Online Only)
I have over sixteen years of experience, specializing in individual therapy with Adults (18+) dealing with stress, mood disorders, depression, anxiety, panic attacks, shame and guilt issues, communication difficulties, family and relationship issues, grief and loss issues, work-life issues, anger management, young adult issues, fertility and reproductive issues, pregnancy loss, perinatal and postpartum stressors, new parent and parenting issues, caregiver stress, and "sandwich generation" stress (caring for both parents and children). I have a special clinical interest working to empower women to handle all of life's challenges.
I have over sixteen years of experience, specializing in individual therapy with Adults (18+) dealing with stress, mood disorders, depression, anxiety, panic attacks, shame and guilt issues, communication difficulties, family and relationship issues, grief and loss issues, work-life issues, anger management, young adult issues, fertility and reproductive issues, pregnancy loss, perinatal and postpartum stressors, new parent and parenting issues, caregiver stress, and "sandwich generation" stress (caring for both parents and children). I have a special clinical interest working to empower women to handle all of life's challenges.
(708) 274-4135 View (708) 274-4135
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Seth Gruenwald
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
La Grange, IL 60525  (Online Only)
Hi - I'm Seth, and many of my clients come to me because they struggle with unhealthy relationship dynamics, whether it be in long-term or brand new romantic partnerships, family relationships, or general functioning in interpersonal interaction. I specialize in relationships, addiction, depression, anxiety, and trauma, and have over 20 years of experience working with individuals, couples, and families with diverse life experiences and a broad spectrum of personal struggles. approach each person with unconditional positive regard and encourage authenticity, both in relationships with others and the relationship with oneself.
Hi - I'm Seth, and many of my clients come to me because they struggle with unhealthy relationship dynamics, whether it be in long-term or brand new romantic partnerships, family relationships, or general functioning in interpersonal interaction. I specialize in relationships, addiction, depression, anxiety, and trauma, and have over 20 years of experience working with individuals, couples, and families with diverse life experiences and a broad spectrum of personal struggles. approach each person with unconditional positive regard and encourage authenticity, both in relationships with others and the relationship with oneself.
(872) 266-1363 View (872) 266-1363
Photo of Yolanda Solecki, Counselor in La Grange, IL
Yolanda Solecki
Counselor, LCPC, CADC
Verified Verified
3 Endorsed
La Grange, IL 60525
Do you feel overwhelmed or isolated in dealing with life's challenges? Do you struggle with close relationships? Can you benefit from developing a deeper self-awareness and self-acceptance? My integrative approach to psychotherapy is tailored to meet your personal needs.
Do you feel overwhelmed or isolated in dealing with life's challenges? Do you struggle with close relationships? Can you benefit from developing a deeper self-awareness and self-acceptance? My integrative approach to psychotherapy is tailored to meet your personal needs.
(708) 816-9008 View (708) 816-9008
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Anne Mirza
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified Verified
La Grange, IL 60525  (Online Only)
I believe in the resilience of all human beings. Given a chance to be seen, known, and guided, anyone can be emotionally and mentally healthy. Insights and answers are already waiting to be found within you, so my role is to accompany you in uncovering your truths and inner wisdom. Through our work you’ll gain a fuller understanding of yourself, discover fresh perspectives on your past and current circumstances, and participate in meaningful growth and healing in your everyday life. I utilize an integrative approach to therapeutic interventions and customize evidence-based practices to each individual.
I believe in the resilience of all human beings. Given a chance to be seen, known, and guided, anyone can be emotionally and mentally healthy. Insights and answers are already waiting to be found within you, so my role is to accompany you in uncovering your truths and inner wisdom. Through our work you’ll gain a fuller understanding of yourself, discover fresh perspectives on your past and current circumstances, and participate in meaningful growth and healing in your everyday life. I utilize an integrative approach to therapeutic interventions and customize evidence-based practices to each individual.
(331) 321-7005 View (331) 321-7005
Photo of Melinda Lupfer Yachnin, Counselor in La Grange, IL
Melinda Lupfer Yachnin
Counselor, MA, LCPC
Verified Verified
La Grange, IL 60525
I see therapy as a way for you to get free of the habits and perspectives that bind you, so that you can create the life you really want. So much of what makes us suffer is the chasm between how we think things ought to be and how they actually are. Therapy is an ideal way to reconcile these differences, to identify tools that will help you cope with challenges and make the most of your strengths. I use existential and cognitive-behavioral psychotherapy to work with clients on issues including life transitions, anxiety, depression, stress and career concerns.
I see therapy as a way for you to get free of the habits and perspectives that bind you, so that you can create the life you really want. So much of what makes us suffer is the chasm between how we think things ought to be and how they actually are. Therapy is an ideal way to reconcile these differences, to identify tools that will help you cope with challenges and make the most of your strengths. I use existential and cognitive-behavioral psychotherapy to work with clients on issues including life transitions, anxiety, depression, stress and career concerns.
(312) 789-5410 View (312) 789-5410
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Joey Harman
Counselor, LCPC, NCC, BCC
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
La Grange, IL 60525
Anxiety, depression and relationship conflicts are common experiences for many people. You are not alone. If your life feels off track and out of balance, help is available! We can find solutions together during our counseling sessions. Some people are also searching to find meaning and purpose in life and we can explore these topics together.
Anxiety, depression and relationship conflicts are common experiences for many people. You are not alone. If your life feels off track and out of balance, help is available! We can find solutions together during our counseling sessions. Some people are also searching to find meaning and purpose in life and we can explore these topics together.
(708) 683-9927 View (708) 683-9927
Photo of Martie Ryan Lukanich, Psychologist in La Grange, IL
Martie Ryan Lukanich
Psychologist, PsyD
Verified Verified
La Grange, IL 60525
Individuals, couples, adolescents and young adults benefit from talking with someone who is objective, empathetic & supportive-- exploring concerns, gaining insight, and learning coping skills to become more resilient. In this stressful world, mental health concerns effect us all. I make therapy a conduit for people to recognize and use their own strengths and help them develop coping skills to better adapt to challenges and overcome obstacles--whether they are with relationships, health, work or family. My goal is for people to use the therapeutic work we do as a "spring-board" to greater success and happiness in their lives.
Individuals, couples, adolescents and young adults benefit from talking with someone who is objective, empathetic & supportive-- exploring concerns, gaining insight, and learning coping skills to become more resilient. In this stressful world, mental health concerns effect us all. I make therapy a conduit for people to recognize and use their own strengths and help them develop coping skills to better adapt to challenges and overcome obstacles--whether they are with relationships, health, work or family. My goal is for people to use the therapeutic work we do as a "spring-board" to greater success and happiness in their lives.
(708) 487-6725 View (708) 487-6725
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Kristen Dunnett
Psychologist, PsyD
Verified Verified
La Grange, IL 60525
“The mind is everything. What you think you become.” - Buddha. Are your thoughts racing constantly? Do you often find yourself believing the negative thoughts? Many people find it difficult to escape their inner negative dialogue, which often become a part of our behavioral patterns. I am a clinical psychologist who has over 14 years experience working with individuals, couples, and families struggling to quiet their thoughts, change unproductive behavioral patterns, and determine the best direction forward in their lives.
“The mind is everything. What you think you become.” - Buddha. Are your thoughts racing constantly? Do you often find yourself believing the negative thoughts? Many people find it difficult to escape their inner negative dialogue, which often become a part of our behavioral patterns. I am a clinical psychologist who has over 14 years experience working with individuals, couples, and families struggling to quiet their thoughts, change unproductive behavioral patterns, and determine the best direction forward in their lives.
(708) 905-2312 View (708) 905-2312
Photo of Judith Green, Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor in La Grange, IL
Judith Green
Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor, LCPC, MS
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
La Grange, IL 60525
If you are feeling sad, anxious, and alone,therapy can end the loneliness and create a space to explore and eliminate the underlying fears. Together we may identify the parts of you that are isolated and need understanding and compassion. I believe that therapy is a safe place to address pain and confusion while creating everlasting change in your innermost self. I offer a respectful and collaborative approach to dealing with lifes's difficult moments.
If you are feeling sad, anxious, and alone,therapy can end the loneliness and create a space to explore and eliminate the underlying fears. Together we may identify the parts of you that are isolated and need understanding and compassion. I believe that therapy is a safe place to address pain and confusion while creating everlasting change in your innermost self. I offer a respectful and collaborative approach to dealing with lifes's difficult moments.
(630) 354-0560 View (630) 354-0560
Photo of Kris Maynard, Clinical Social Work/Therapist in La Grange, IL
Kris Maynard
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LCSW
Verified Verified
4 Endorsed
La Grange, IL 60525
Not accepting new clients
I have over 20 years of experience working with individuals, adolescents, couples, and families coping with a variety of issues. My passion is seeing people find their own potential and realize they are the masters of their own change, healing and happiness. I practice from a belief that often people become stuck in overwhelming problems from their past; current life stressors; or fears of the future and change. My goal is to help you move forward and be able to have new skills to take with you to apply as needed as you move on with your life.
I have over 20 years of experience working with individuals, adolescents, couples, and families coping with a variety of issues. My passion is seeing people find their own potential and realize they are the masters of their own change, healing and happiness. I practice from a belief that often people become stuck in overwhelming problems from their past; current life stressors; or fears of the future and change. My goal is to help you move forward and be able to have new skills to take with you to apply as needed as you move on with your life.
(708) 921-3639 View (708) 921-3639
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Hillary Pilotto
Counselor, MA, LCPC
Verified Verified
La Grange, IL 60525  (Online Only)
My clients often feel like they are running on empty and always fall to the bottom of their to-do list. They have a hard time asking for help. They work so hard to be the best mom, partner, daughter, friend, and professional. They will sacrifice their sleep, diet, and overall well-being for everyone else. My clients are strong and independent, but often feel overwhelmed and unsupported due to generational patterns of anxiety, stress, and burnout. Together, we find the confidence and strategies they need to create a more peaceful and fulfilling family life, without sacrificing their own goals and desires.
My clients often feel like they are running on empty and always fall to the bottom of their to-do list. They have a hard time asking for help. They work so hard to be the best mom, partner, daughter, friend, and professional. They will sacrifice their sleep, diet, and overall well-being for everyone else. My clients are strong and independent, but often feel overwhelmed and unsupported due to generational patterns of anxiety, stress, and burnout. Together, we find the confidence and strategies they need to create a more peaceful and fulfilling family life, without sacrificing their own goals and desires.
(708) 512-7792 View (708) 512-7792
Photo of Danielle Karcz, Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor in La Grange, IL
Danielle Karcz
Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor, MA, LCPC
Verified Verified
La Grange, IL 60525  (Online Only)
Danielle Karcz is a Licensed Professional Counselor who specializes in treating adults, adolescents and children with mood, anxiety and adjustment disorders. Danielle has also completed her advanced training for the treatment of Addictions. She holds a Bachelors and Masters Degree in Psychology.
Danielle Karcz is a Licensed Professional Counselor who specializes in treating adults, adolescents and children with mood, anxiety and adjustment disorders. Danielle has also completed her advanced training for the treatment of Addictions. She holds a Bachelors and Masters Degree in Psychology.
(872) 204-1097 View (872) 204-1097

How does your Therapist compare?

Number of Therapists in La Grange, IL

100+

Average cost per session

$150

Therapists in La Grange, IL who prioritize treating:

95% Anxiety
88% Depression
83% Relationship Issues
75% Self Esteem
75% Life Transitions
69% Coping Skills
67% Stress

Average years in practice

15 Years

Top 3 insurances accepted

95% BlueCross and BlueShield
50% Aetna
44% Cigna and Evernorth

How Therapists in La Grange, IL see their clients

86% In Person and Online
14% Online Only

Gender breakdown

86% Female
14% Male
FAQs - About Therapy and Counseling

How can I find a therapist in La Grange?

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.