Therapists in Lena, IL

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Heidi Lobdell
Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor, MA, LCPC, CAADC, LPC, CSAC
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Lena, IL 61048
Sincerely Therapy is Opening in June 2024! We feel that a consistent and honest approach are both key factors when fostering lasting positive changes in each individual's life. We provide support, guidance, and evidence-based interventions to help clients overcome challenges, develop new skills, and achieve their personal goals. Sincerely Therapy provides adults (18-70yrs of age) with individual therapy services via our online Telehealth Sessions or In-Person Sessions located in downtown Lena, IL. Head to our website and click on the Client Portal section to get started today!
Sincerely Therapy is Opening in June 2024! We feel that a consistent and honest approach are both key factors when fostering lasting positive changes in each individual's life. We provide support, guidance, and evidence-based interventions to help clients overcome challenges, develop new skills, and achieve their personal goals. Sincerely Therapy provides adults (18-70yrs of age) with individual therapy services via our online Telehealth Sessions or In-Person Sessions located in downtown Lena, IL. Head to our website and click on the Client Portal section to get started today!
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Kristi Brower
Psychologist, PsyD
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Lena, IL 61048
I believe that success occurs when you feel safe and comfortable in therapy, therefore allowing you to utilize your sessions in the most effective way. Having a doctorate degree in clinical psychology (Psy.D.) signifies that I have been trained in numerous therapeutic orientations that are grounded in the latest research in the field of psychology. These approaches include: Psychodynamic Therapy, CBT, EMDR, Relational Therapy, Interpersonal Therapy and many others. This wide variety of training experiences enables me to tailor my treatment approach specifically to your situation, giving you more opportunity to have a successful outcome.
I believe that success occurs when you feel safe and comfortable in therapy, therefore allowing you to utilize your sessions in the most effective way. Having a doctorate degree in clinical psychology (Psy.D.) signifies that I have been trained in numerous therapeutic orientations that are grounded in the latest research in the field of psychology. These approaches include: Psychodynamic Therapy, CBT, EMDR, Relational Therapy, Interpersonal Therapy and many others. This wide variety of training experiences enables me to tailor my treatment approach specifically to your situation, giving you more opportunity to have a successful outcome.
(815) 860-0901 View (815) 860-0901
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Julieann Robinson
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified Verified
Lena, IL 61048
I have been working with families and individual clients of all ages for 10 plus years. I am motivated by helping others work through their unique life experiences. When we struggle, sometimes we need help navigating through life's challenges. Finding healthy ways to express ourselves, and communicate our needs is crucial to our well-being. I am particularly skilled in counseling people with behavioral issues, impulse control, depression, self esteem, anxiety, identity, relationships, and conflict resolution.
I have been working with families and individual clients of all ages for 10 plus years. I am motivated by helping others work through their unique life experiences. When we struggle, sometimes we need help navigating through life's challenges. Finding healthy ways to express ourselves, and communicate our needs is crucial to our well-being. I am particularly skilled in counseling people with behavioral issues, impulse control, depression, self esteem, anxiety, identity, relationships, and conflict resolution.
(815) 908-5264 View (815) 908-5264
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LeBaron Counseling Services
Counselor, LCPC, NCC
Verified Verified
Lena, IL 61048
It's challenging to come to a counselor for the first time or even to come back for another episode. Let me offer to help. I am willing to talk to you on the phone for a free 15 minute initial consultation. I have been helping folks for over 25 years. I have lived through my own and other's life challenges and changes and in short, in addition to my professional education and experience, have had some "on the job training" in life. Give me a call and allow me to help you.
It's challenging to come to a counselor for the first time or even to come back for another episode. Let me offer to help. I am willing to talk to you on the phone for a free 15 minute initial consultation. I have been helping folks for over 25 years. I have lived through my own and other's life challenges and changes and in short, in addition to my professional education and experience, have had some "on the job training" in life. Give me a call and allow me to help you.
(815) 496-6505 View (815) 496-6505
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New Horizons Counseling Center
Counselor, MA, LCPC
Verified Verified
Lena, IL 61048
The mission of New Horizons Counseling Center (NHCC) is to provide quality therapeutic counseling services, regardless of ability to pay, in a welcoming and safe environment. All Therapists at NHCC are Licensed Clinical Professional Counselors (LCPC) in the State of Illinois. We serve all people with presenting problems within our clinical areas of expertise. We utilize evidence based treatment modalities to help our clients cope with the challenges they face. Our services are provided in the warm environs of a majestic older home in a quiet neighborhood in Freeport, IL. Our motto is "Where Help Is Close To Home."
The mission of New Horizons Counseling Center (NHCC) is to provide quality therapeutic counseling services, regardless of ability to pay, in a welcoming and safe environment. All Therapists at NHCC are Licensed Clinical Professional Counselors (LCPC) in the State of Illinois. We serve all people with presenting problems within our clinical areas of expertise. We utilize evidence based treatment modalities to help our clients cope with the challenges they face. Our services are provided in the warm environs of a majestic older home in a quiet neighborhood in Freeport, IL. Our motto is "Where Help Is Close To Home."
(815) 217-2174 View (815) 217-2174
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Amr Kireem
Counselor, LPCC
Verified Verified
Lena, IL 61048
My name is Dr. Amr Kireem, a clinical psychologist and licensed clinical professional counselor (LCPC) in the state of Illinois. I have been working with clients since 2009 who struggle with anxiety, depression, ADHD, addiction, OCD, PTSD/trauma, relationship issues, codependency, life transitions, and other symptoms. Applying evidence-based approaches, changing faulty assumptions, and finding HOPE are the keys to a successful outcome, while keeping the individual's culture and ethnicity in mind.
My name is Dr. Amr Kireem, a clinical psychologist and licensed clinical professional counselor (LCPC) in the state of Illinois. I have been working with clients since 2009 who struggle with anxiety, depression, ADHD, addiction, OCD, PTSD/trauma, relationship issues, codependency, life transitions, and other symptoms. Applying evidence-based approaches, changing faulty assumptions, and finding HOPE are the keys to a successful outcome, while keeping the individual's culture and ethnicity in mind.
(312) 626-7594 View (312) 626-7594
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Sarah Basler
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified Verified
Lena, IL 61048
My name is Sarah Basler, I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, LCSW. Therapy is a big step. I am happy you are looking for a therapist for yourself or a loved one. I have over 20 years of experience providing counseling to adolescents and adults. I have experience treating substance use, anxiety, depression, stress, and trauma. My goal is to help you on your path to healing. I like to meet you where you are and help you be the best version of yourself. Transitions and life can be hard. I am here to guide you through life's challenges.
My name is Sarah Basler, I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, LCSW. Therapy is a big step. I am happy you are looking for a therapist for yourself or a loved one. I have over 20 years of experience providing counseling to adolescents and adults. I have experience treating substance use, anxiety, depression, stress, and trauma. My goal is to help you on your path to healing. I like to meet you where you are and help you be the best version of yourself. Transitions and life can be hard. I am here to guide you through life's challenges.
(773) 694-4991 View (773) 694-4991

More Therapists Nearby

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Kelly Chaney
Counselor, LCPC
Verified Verified
Pearl City, IL 61062
Hello, I am Dr. Kelly Chaney! I am a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor who is passionate about helping clients find their passion in life and supporting them in removing blocks that are keeping them from living their best life. My client experience is currently working with the BIPOC community along with children, adolescents and families. My approach is Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. I focus on helping my clients identify and challenge unhelpful thoughts and to learn practical self-help strategies.
Hello, I am Dr. Kelly Chaney! I am a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor who is passionate about helping clients find their passion in life and supporting them in removing blocks that are keeping them from living their best life. My client experience is currently working with the BIPOC community along with children, adolescents and families. My approach is Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. I focus on helping my clients identify and challenge unhelpful thoughts and to learn practical self-help strategies.
(323) 643-8569 View (323) 643-8569
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Trevor Gregerson
Counselor, LPC
Verified Verified
Stockton, IL 61085
I have experience working with a wide range of different diagnoses including; Bipolar Disorder, Depression, Anxiety, PTSD, Schizophrenia, Borderline Personality Disorder, and ASPD. I work with clients from ages 12 and up. I have helped clients manage major life transitions, relationship problems, grief and loss, and other life challenges. I use a multicultural lens when working with each client. I see each client as an expert of their lived experience. For me, therapy as a collaborative process in which I help clients achieve their own goals.
I have experience working with a wide range of different diagnoses including; Bipolar Disorder, Depression, Anxiety, PTSD, Schizophrenia, Borderline Personality Disorder, and ASPD. I work with clients from ages 12 and up. I have helped clients manage major life transitions, relationship problems, grief and loss, and other life challenges. I use a multicultural lens when working with each client. I see each client as an expert of their lived experience. For me, therapy as a collaborative process in which I help clients achieve their own goals.
(708) 866-1491 View (708) 866-1491
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Marla Nelson
Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor, LPCC
Verified Verified
Stockton, IL 61085
Hi! I'm Marla Nelson, and I'm a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor. I believe the counseling relationship is a cooperative partnership between you and me. It's your session. I am flexible in my counseling process, depending on your needs and preferences. I use many therapeutic modalities with clients that have proven very effective. I look forward to meeting you! I treat adults, teens, and pre-teens for depression, anxiety, grief, adjustment disorders, stage-of-life difficulties, trauma, social skills, career counseling, and substance use disorders.
Hi! I'm Marla Nelson, and I'm a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor. I believe the counseling relationship is a cooperative partnership between you and me. It's your session. I am flexible in my counseling process, depending on your needs and preferences. I use many therapeutic modalities with clients that have proven very effective. I look forward to meeting you! I treat adults, teens, and pre-teens for depression, anxiety, grief, adjustment disorders, stage-of-life difficulties, trauma, social skills, career counseling, and substance use disorders.
(872) 276-8040 View (872) 276-8040

Online Therapists

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Robin Denk
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified Verified
Aurora, IL 60506
Hi, I am Robin Denk, a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with over 16 years of clinical experience working with clients with a wide range of concerns, including depression, anxiety, relationship issues, parenting problems, career challenges, emotional abuse, and trauma. My therapeutic approach is client-centered, utilizing cognitive behavioral therapy, solution-focused, narrative therapy, mindfulness, and attachment theory tailored to your needs. I believe that it is my duty to help others during painful times in their lives ultimately.
Hi, I am Robin Denk, a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with over 16 years of clinical experience working with clients with a wide range of concerns, including depression, anxiety, relationship issues, parenting problems, career challenges, emotional abuse, and trauma. My therapeutic approach is client-centered, utilizing cognitive behavioral therapy, solution-focused, narrative therapy, mindfulness, and attachment theory tailored to your needs. I believe that it is my duty to help others during painful times in their lives ultimately.
(618) 852-1719 View (618) 852-1719
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Vanessa F. Hernandez
LSW, CADC, EMDR, Trained, CTP
Verified Verified
North Aurora, IL 60542
I am passionate about helping individuals navigate through the healing process of trauma and the different symptoms that trauma brings to an individuals’ life, such as depression, PTSD, anxiety disorder, low self-esteem, and substance abuse, to name a few. If you are struggling with the journey of infertile and infant loss, please know that you are not alone and that there is help for you and your family.
I am passionate about helping individuals navigate through the healing process of trauma and the different symptoms that trauma brings to an individuals’ life, such as depression, PTSD, anxiety disorder, low self-esteem, and substance abuse, to name a few. If you are struggling with the journey of infertile and infant loss, please know that you are not alone and that there is help for you and your family.
(630) 793-0699 View (630) 793-0699
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Stefani Anjeli Jivkova
Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor
Verified Verified
Naperville, IL 60563  (Online Only)
As my client, you can expect us to create a clear plan for achieving your therapeutic goals. You can expect to leave each session with something to process alone or a skill to incorporate in your life. All of the goals and plans we will create together and at a personalized pace. I will meet you where you are at in your treatment. I am aware the pace of treatment can vary, so we will build strong and assertive communication skills that are both honest and effective in your treatment.
As my client, you can expect us to create a clear plan for achieving your therapeutic goals. You can expect to leave each session with something to process alone or a skill to incorporate in your life. All of the goals and plans we will create together and at a personalized pace. I will meet you where you are at in your treatment. I am aware the pace of treatment can vary, so we will build strong and assertive communication skills that are both honest and effective in your treatment.
(630) 580-1366 View (630) 580-1366
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Julie Hanson
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LCSW
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Barrington, IL 60010
I work with Adolescents and Adults. My approach is eclectic in that I individualize my treatment to the unique needs and concerns of each client. My goal is to provide a holistic approach that addresses the mind, body and soul.
I work with Adolescents and Adults. My approach is eclectic in that I individualize my treatment to the unique needs and concerns of each client. My goal is to provide a holistic approach that addresses the mind, body and soul.
(224) 218-5280 x108 View (224) 218-5280 x108
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Chelsea Domanico
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, PMH-C
Verified Verified
Palatine, IL 60067  (Online Only)
Chelsea has experience working with a diverse population of individuals. She has spent many years working with adolescents and families, and her areas of focus include: perinatal (pregnancy-postpartum), trauma, problem sexual behavior in youth, delinquent/high-risk behavior in youth, anger, anxiety, depression, parenting, self-esteem, gender and sexual identity, relational/family problems, and communication. Chelsea specializes in supporting individuals navigating transitional phases of life and promoting self-discovery. Chelsea recognizes the impact trauma has on an individual and relies on trauma informed approaches.
Chelsea has experience working with a diverse population of individuals. She has spent many years working with adolescents and families, and her areas of focus include: perinatal (pregnancy-postpartum), trauma, problem sexual behavior in youth, delinquent/high-risk behavior in youth, anger, anxiety, depression, parenting, self-esteem, gender and sexual identity, relational/family problems, and communication. Chelsea specializes in supporting individuals navigating transitional phases of life and promoting self-discovery. Chelsea recognizes the impact trauma has on an individual and relies on trauma informed approaches.
(414) 420-1520 View (414) 420-1520
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Stephanie Polan
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Saint Charles, IL 60174  (Online Only)
I am AuDHD and a Queer and ND affirming therapist. I work with neurodivergent adults from a strength’s perspective, focusing on individual goals and improving quality of life as defined by my clients. I work on unmasking, neurodivergent burnout, interoception, emotional regulation, self-advocacy, executive functioning, and navigating living in a neurotypical society. I work with parents to address the transition to parenthood, postpartum disorders, low demand/gentle parenting, managing the mental load, and breaking generational cycles. When working with helping professionals, I focus on addressing compassion fatigue and burnout.
I am AuDHD and a Queer and ND affirming therapist. I work with neurodivergent adults from a strength’s perspective, focusing on individual goals and improving quality of life as defined by my clients. I work on unmasking, neurodivergent burnout, interoception, emotional regulation, self-advocacy, executive functioning, and navigating living in a neurotypical society. I work with parents to address the transition to parenthood, postpartum disorders, low demand/gentle parenting, managing the mental load, and breaking generational cycles. When working with helping professionals, I focus on addressing compassion fatigue and burnout.
(224) 352-0210 View (224) 352-0210
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Kaileen Banaszak Gaumer
Licensed Professional Counselor, MS Ed , LPC
Verified Verified
Rock Falls, IL 61071
Taking the initial step to reach out for support can be incredibly difficult, so well done for getting this far! Entering into therapy can be scary, but let me assure you that we will work together to make you feel comfortable and provide a space that you feel emotionally safe to talk about anything.
Taking the initial step to reach out for support can be incredibly difficult, so well done for getting this far! Entering into therapy can be scary, but let me assure you that we will work together to make you feel comfortable and provide a space that you feel emotionally safe to talk about anything.
(815) 396-6832 View (815) 396-6832
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Kandee Love
Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor, LCPC
Verified Verified
Oswego, IL 60543
It can often be a challenge to find a counselor to connect with, to feel comfortable sharing your experiences with and that seem to "get you". We also often want someone that cannot only understand and empathize but also to challenge behaviors/beliefs in a way that help create introspective thought, growth and change. I endeavor to join you on your journey, exploring what you seek, while also embracing the idea that sometimes you just need the ability to share safely and authentically in a supportive environment.
It can often be a challenge to find a counselor to connect with, to feel comfortable sharing your experiences with and that seem to "get you". We also often want someone that cannot only understand and empathize but also to challenge behaviors/beliefs in a way that help create introspective thought, growth and change. I endeavor to join you on your journey, exploring what you seek, while also embracing the idea that sometimes you just need the ability to share safely and authentically in a supportive environment.
(331) 204-1749 View (331) 204-1749
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Michael Peila
Counselor, LCPC, LPC(MO), NCC, CADC
Verified Verified
3 Endorsed
Saint Charles, IL 60174
The relief you seek is inside of you…let’s find it and make it stronger than the problem! You may be fed up with using/abusing substances to cope with other issues (anxiety, depression, post-trauma, etc), feeling a happier life will always be out of your reach or tired of looking in the mirror and seeing shame, guilt, or discontent. You might not even remember a time things didn’t feel this way. You’re ready to relieve yourself of the control substances seem to have over you . You’re ready to regain the confidence in yourself you once had. Most of all, you’re ready to flourish in life rather than just live (survive).
The relief you seek is inside of you…let’s find it and make it stronger than the problem! You may be fed up with using/abusing substances to cope with other issues (anxiety, depression, post-trauma, etc), feeling a happier life will always be out of your reach or tired of looking in the mirror and seeing shame, guilt, or discontent. You might not even remember a time things didn’t feel this way. You’re ready to relieve yourself of the control substances seem to have over you . You’re ready to regain the confidence in yourself you once had. Most of all, you’re ready to flourish in life rather than just live (survive).
(630) 526-7652 x3009 View (630) 526-7652 x3009
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Todd Schneider
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, MSSA, ITR-CTS
Verified Verified
Cary, IL 60013
I am a LCSW with over 24 years of clinical experience working with adults, adolescents, families and couples in a variety of settings including hospitals, residential facilities, outpatient clinics, wilderness programing and private practice. I specialize in the areas of cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), family systems model, substance abuse treatment and experiential therapy. I also hold a unique specialty in the area of intensive trauma work as an ITR Certified Trauma Specialist.
I am a LCSW with over 24 years of clinical experience working with adults, adolescents, families and couples in a variety of settings including hospitals, residential facilities, outpatient clinics, wilderness programing and private practice. I specialize in the areas of cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), family systems model, substance abuse treatment and experiential therapy. I also hold a unique specialty in the area of intensive trauma work as an ITR Certified Trauma Specialist.
(224) 203-5343 View (224) 203-5343

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How does your Therapist compare?

Number of Therapists in Lena, IL

< 10

Therapists in Lena, IL who prioritize treating:

100% Depression
100% Anxiety
86% Life Coaching
86% Divorce
71% Relationship Issues
71% ADHD
71% Grief

Average years in practice

19 Years

Top 3 insurances accepted

100% BlueCross and BlueShield
86% Aetna
86% Cigna and Evernorth

How Therapists in Lena, IL see their clients

100% In Person and Online

Gender breakdown

58% Female
42% Male
FAQs - About Therapy and Counseling

How can I find a therapist in Lena?

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.