Therapists in Marengo, IL

Photo of Jenn Pagone, Counselor in Marengo, IL
Jenn Pagone
Counselor, LCPC, LPC
Verified
2 Endorsed
Marengo, IL 60152
Not accepting new clients
Utilizing an empowering and authentic approach I assist clients in identifying core issues and learn how to express their thoughts and feelings beneath the symptoms with which they struggle. Symptom relief and permanent healing are intentional goals. Treatment goals are determined by using a collaborative approach with an aim to increase insight and implement strategies to improve functioning and satisfaction with life and relationships. I believe that my clients have everything they need inside of themselves to heal. I teach them to be a student of themselves and increase confidence and mastery over their lives.
Utilizing an empowering and authentic approach I assist clients in identifying core issues and learn how to express their thoughts and feelings beneath the symptoms with which they struggle. Symptom relief and permanent healing are intentional goals. Treatment goals are determined by using a collaborative approach with an aim to increase insight and implement strategies to improve functioning and satisfaction with life and relationships. I believe that my clients have everything they need inside of themselves to heal. I teach them to be a student of themselves and increase confidence and mastery over their lives.
(773) 797-9582 View (773) 797-9582
Photo of Marie Barnhart, Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor in Marengo, IL
Marie Barnhart
Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor, MEd, LCPC, NCC
Verified
Marengo, IL 60152
Hello and welcome. My name is Marie (they/she) and I am a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor authorized to practice independently in the state of Illinois, USA. I am also a board-certified National Certified Counselor credentialed through the National Board for Certified Counselors. I obtained a Masters of Education in Community Mental Health Counseling from DePaul University. I am a professional member of The American Counseling Association (ACA), The American Association of Sexuality Educators, Counselors and Therapists (AASECT), and The Society for Sexual, Affectional, Intersex, and Gender Expansive Identities (SAIGE).
Hello and welcome. My name is Marie (they/she) and I am a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor authorized to practice independently in the state of Illinois, USA. I am also a board-certified National Certified Counselor credentialed through the National Board for Certified Counselors. I obtained a Masters of Education in Community Mental Health Counseling from DePaul University. I am a professional member of The American Counseling Association (ACA), The American Association of Sexuality Educators, Counselors and Therapists (AASECT), and The Society for Sexual, Affectional, Intersex, and Gender Expansive Identities (SAIGE).
(779) 237-7887 View (779) 237-7887
Photo of Jane Montgomery Cornerstone Counseling, Clinical Social Work/Therapist in Marengo, IL
Jane Montgomery Cornerstone Counseling
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified
Marengo, IL 60152
I am most interested in the transitions of life as well as the accompanying feelings, opportunities and losses that these bring about. Together we will work on clarifying your needs and goals while we can explore the steps needed to bring your life back into balance. Each stage and choice in life brings about unique challenges. If you're feeling stuck in a relationship, coping pattern, job, unsure how to handle everyday stresses we will work on developing skills to manage more effectively.
I am most interested in the transitions of life as well as the accompanying feelings, opportunities and losses that these bring about. Together we will work on clarifying your needs and goals while we can explore the steps needed to bring your life back into balance. Each stage and choice in life brings about unique challenges. If you're feeling stuck in a relationship, coping pattern, job, unsure how to handle everyday stresses we will work on developing skills to manage more effectively.
(779) 242-2082 View (779) 242-2082
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Dr. Sandra Lee Kakacek
Counselor, LCPC
Verified
Marengo, IL 60152
I am a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor. I have been practicing as a psychotherapist for over forty years of which twenty-one years have included working as an Animal-Assisted therapist in counseling (equines, dogs, cats, pigs, ducks, donkeys, and a lamb). My expertise ranges from counseling individuals, children, adolescents, adults, couples, families, and organizations with various issues, including anxiety, trauma, PTSD, ADHD, and so forth. I practice from a strengths-based theoretical orientation. My goal is always to help clients recognize and utilize internal strengths for growth and change.
I am a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor. I have been practicing as a psychotherapist for over forty years of which twenty-one years have included working as an Animal-Assisted therapist in counseling (equines, dogs, cats, pigs, ducks, donkeys, and a lamb). My expertise ranges from counseling individuals, children, adolescents, adults, couples, families, and organizations with various issues, including anxiety, trauma, PTSD, ADHD, and so forth. I practice from a strengths-based theoretical orientation. My goal is always to help clients recognize and utilize internal strengths for growth and change.
(331) 444-7445 View (331) 444-7445
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Breanne Pfrank Wicker
Counselor, LCPC, CTRS
Verified
1 Endorsed
Marengo, IL 60152
"Do the best you can until you know better. Then when you know better, do better." -Maya Angelou. I believe change begins when when we take the steps to know our version of "better." Each of us is unique, and have different experiences that impact what we know.
"Do the best you can until you know better. Then when you know better, do better." -Maya Angelou. I believe change begins when when we take the steps to know our version of "better." Each of us is unique, and have different experiences that impact what we know.
(815) 507-8407 View (815) 507-8407
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Jodie Martin
Pre-Licensed Professional
Verified
2 Endorsed
Marengo, IL 60152
E-MAIL is the best way to reach me! Life is a journey, and sometimes that journey can be extremely painful. I believe that you have what it takes to find your way through. Whether your journey has taken you through childhood abuse, sexual trauma, grief, depression, anxiety, or you are just trying to get through a rough time, I believe in you. I take a strength-based approach to successfully navigating challenging circumstances as an individual or family. I will support you and your family with empathy and perspective. I am extremely objective and work well with families in crisis.
E-MAIL is the best way to reach me! Life is a journey, and sometimes that journey can be extremely painful. I believe that you have what it takes to find your way through. Whether your journey has taken you through childhood abuse, sexual trauma, grief, depression, anxiety, or you are just trying to get through a rough time, I believe in you. I take a strength-based approach to successfully navigating challenging circumstances as an individual or family. I will support you and your family with empathy and perspective. I am extremely objective and work well with families in crisis.
(224) 858-5134 View (224) 858-5134
Photo of Emily Phillips, Licensed Professional Counselor in Marengo, IL
Emily Phillips
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, LPC
Verified
1 Endorsed
Marengo, IL 60152
*Accepting New Clients* Do you have a teen or are you a teen who is overcome with anxiety? Are you struggling to get up in the morning and get to school? Do you feel hopeless and contemplate self-harm and suicide? You are not alone. I believe the bravest thing you can do is ask for help. It is my great honor to sit with my clients and listen to their unfiltered stories with zero judgement.
*Accepting New Clients* Do you have a teen or are you a teen who is overcome with anxiety? Are you struggling to get up in the morning and get to school? Do you feel hopeless and contemplate self-harm and suicide? You are not alone. I believe the bravest thing you can do is ask for help. It is my great honor to sit with my clients and listen to their unfiltered stories with zero judgement.
(815) 526-7653 View (815) 526-7653
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Life Solutions
Counselor, NCC, LCPC, MS Ed
Verified
1 Endorsed
Marengo, IL 60152
My therapeutic philosophy incorporates Adlerian ideals, which focus on acceptance of our humanity and encouragement of the greatest potential within ourselves. Using empathy and validation, I will listen to your life story to better understand your worldview and unique experiences that led you to counseling. I also use Rogerian theory to prioritize unconditional positive regard, authenticity, and empathy to build a therapeutic relationship. This approach helps foster a safe space to make changes you want to address towards a life that is more congruent with values and goals.
My therapeutic philosophy incorporates Adlerian ideals, which focus on acceptance of our humanity and encouragement of the greatest potential within ourselves. Using empathy and validation, I will listen to your life story to better understand your worldview and unique experiences that led you to counseling. I also use Rogerian theory to prioritize unconditional positive regard, authenticity, and empathy to build a therapeutic relationship. This approach helps foster a safe space to make changes you want to address towards a life that is more congruent with values and goals.
(779) 246-3082 View (779) 246-3082

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Irene Corzo
Counselor, MA, LPC, LCPC
Verified
3 Endorsed
Woodstock, IL 60098
Not accepting new clients
I'm a licensed professional counselor with over 20 years of experience. I work with clients to improve their overall quality of life. I believe in the power of the client-therapist relationship and empowering the you to create change. I work from a strengths based perspective while focusing on building a strong, empathic connection with my clients. I recognize the courage and strength it takes to reach out and seek help. Let's work together in creating a reality that matches who you are and where you want to be.
I'm a licensed professional counselor with over 20 years of experience. I work with clients to improve their overall quality of life. I believe in the power of the client-therapist relationship and empowering the you to create change. I work from a strengths based perspective while focusing on building a strong, empathic connection with my clients. I recognize the courage and strength it takes to reach out and seek help. Let's work together in creating a reality that matches who you are and where you want to be.
(262) 671-0162 View (262) 671-0162
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Rick T Landre
Marriage & Family Therapist Associate, MS
Verified
Woodstock, IL 60098
Has sexual addiction or problematic sexual behavior caused problems in your life? Have your relationships been suffering? Counseling may help you achieve your preferred future and reduce stress in your life. I have worked five years helping clients with addictions and relationship issues make sense of their surroundings and make the changes needed to make their lives more in line with how they want them to be. I understand the difficulties involved in make lifestyle changes and repairing broken relationships.
Has sexual addiction or problematic sexual behavior caused problems in your life? Have your relationships been suffering? Counseling may help you achieve your preferred future and reduce stress in your life. I have worked five years helping clients with addictions and relationship issues make sense of their surroundings and make the changes needed to make their lives more in line with how they want them to be. I understand the difficulties involved in make lifestyle changes and repairing broken relationships.
(815) 239-6070 View (815) 239-6070
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Jennifer Gosnell
Counselor, LCPC
Verified
Woodstock, IL 60098
I am a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor, McHenry County approved family court mediator, psychometrician, and SUPR approved DUI evaluator. I hold certifications in Specialized Family Therapy, Anger Management, Trauma, and Addiction Counseling. I regularly conduct comprehensive mental health assessments and evaluations for FOID cards, deferred prosecution, anger management, DUI, substance use, domestic violence, and parenting time evaluations. I also offer Love & Logic parenting classes to help parents build healthy relationships with their child(ren) while setting firm, loving limits that turn problem behaviors around.
I am a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor, McHenry County approved family court mediator, psychometrician, and SUPR approved DUI evaluator. I hold certifications in Specialized Family Therapy, Anger Management, Trauma, and Addiction Counseling. I regularly conduct comprehensive mental health assessments and evaluations for FOID cards, deferred prosecution, anger management, DUI, substance use, domestic violence, and parenting time evaluations. I also offer Love & Logic parenting classes to help parents build healthy relationships with their child(ren) while setting firm, loving limits that turn problem behaviors around.
(815) 396-5469 View (815) 396-5469
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Pishotta Counseling Services
Counselor, MA, LCPC, NCC
Verified
Woodstock, IL 60098  (Online Only)
I want to give you the opportunity to improve the quality of your life. With the right help, life's challenges can be overcome and your wounds can be healed. Life does not have to feel this difficult, and regaining control is closer than you think. Call me today and begin to fill your life with the memories you desire and the happiness you deserve.
I want to give you the opportunity to improve the quality of your life. With the right help, life's challenges can be overcome and your wounds can be healed. Life does not have to feel this difficult, and regaining control is closer than you think. Call me today and begin to fill your life with the memories you desire and the happiness you deserve.
(847) 461-3509 View (847) 461-3509
Photo of Mitzi Weiland, Marriage & Family Therapist in Marengo, IL
Mitzi Weiland
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT
Verified
Woodstock, IL 60098  (Online Only)
We might be a good fit if you are; facing life changes like empty nest or retirement, you feel stuck or insecure about your goals, you are facing end-of-life challenges for yourself or a loved one, you have complicated feelings and simply want a safe space to discuss them, you have a family dynamic that isn't working at the moment, you can't figure out why you are not achieving your goals, want to trust or respect yourself more, or you are feeling distressed from anxious or depressive feelings. You are; ready to explore the situation as it is, reflect on if you want to make changes, and start taking steps towards living your values.
We might be a good fit if you are; facing life changes like empty nest or retirement, you feel stuck or insecure about your goals, you are facing end-of-life challenges for yourself or a loved one, you have complicated feelings and simply want a safe space to discuss them, you have a family dynamic that isn't working at the moment, you can't figure out why you are not achieving your goals, want to trust or respect yourself more, or you are feeling distressed from anxious or depressive feelings. You are; ready to explore the situation as it is, reflect on if you want to make changes, and start taking steps towards living your values.
(847) 908-9378 View (847) 908-9378
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Cyndi Mesmer
Counselor, MA, LCPC
Verified
2 Endorsed
Woodstock, IL 60098
I have been working in the field for over 30 years in a variety of settings including inpatient, partial programs and outpatient private practice. I work with adolescents and adults in individual, marital, family and group counseling. My husband and I started our own group practice in 2004. I work primarily with individuals who are desiring freedom from trauma: past and present; personal and collective. I lead and facilitated trauma-focused therapy story groups, and consultation story groups for individuals with advanced training in narrative story engagement. I also do intensive trainings in Narrative Story work.
I have been working in the field for over 30 years in a variety of settings including inpatient, partial programs and outpatient private practice. I work with adolescents and adults in individual, marital, family and group counseling. My husband and I started our own group practice in 2004. I work primarily with individuals who are desiring freedom from trauma: past and present; personal and collective. I lead and facilitated trauma-focused therapy story groups, and consultation story groups for individuals with advanced training in narrative story engagement. I also do intensive trainings in Narrative Story work.
(847) 999-7114 View (847) 999-7114
Photo of Mindy R Tomlinson, Counselor in Marengo, IL
Mindy R Tomlinson
Counselor, MA, LCPC
Verified
1 Endorsed
Woodstock, IL 60098
The poet Rumi said, “The wound is the place where the Light enters you.” Emotional wounding is a very real part of human experience. It can happen as a result of trauma, loss, rejection, a serious health diagnosis or unwanted change. Like a physical wound, if left untreated it can become infected and lead to symptoms like anxiety and depression. My name is Mindy Tomlinson and I am a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor. I work with individuals to heal their wounds and enter the light where insight, clarity and acceptance lead to a renewed sense of normalcy and peace in their lives.
The poet Rumi said, “The wound is the place where the Light enters you.” Emotional wounding is a very real part of human experience. It can happen as a result of trauma, loss, rejection, a serious health diagnosis or unwanted change. Like a physical wound, if left untreated it can become infected and lead to symptoms like anxiety and depression. My name is Mindy Tomlinson and I am a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor. I work with individuals to heal their wounds and enter the light where insight, clarity and acceptance lead to a renewed sense of normalcy and peace in their lives.
(815) 345-2693 View (815) 345-2693
Photo of Lisa Marie Dydo, Clinical Social Work/Therapist in Marengo, IL
Lisa Marie Dydo
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LSW, QMHP, CTMH, CDVP
Verified
Woodstock, IL 60098
My specialization is focused on DBT and ACT, empowering, empirically based psychotherapy approaches that assist clients of all ages in meeting therapeutic goals in ways that are tangible and measurable while validating the client experience. DBT recognizes emotion as a valid response to experience, perceived or otherwise, with a focus on the development of skills that improve function and well-being. DBT skills include Mindfulness; Emotion Regulation; Distress Tolerance; and Interpersonal Effectiveness. ACT focuses on increasing mental flexibility and resilience through acceptance, mindfulness, and behavior-change strategies.
My specialization is focused on DBT and ACT, empowering, empirically based psychotherapy approaches that assist clients of all ages in meeting therapeutic goals in ways that are tangible and measurable while validating the client experience. DBT recognizes emotion as a valid response to experience, perceived or otherwise, with a focus on the development of skills that improve function and well-being. DBT skills include Mindfulness; Emotion Regulation; Distress Tolerance; and Interpersonal Effectiveness. ACT focuses on increasing mental flexibility and resilience through acceptance, mindfulness, and behavior-change strategies.
(815) 849-8183 View (815) 849-8183
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Don Jones
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified
Woodstock, IL 60098
I am an energetic, dynamic, therapist. No one should leave my sessions saying "thanks for listening". You will leave my sessions with a sense of how to respond and what to do next.I've had significant experience helping couples strengthen relationships with a direct, emotion focused,form of therapy. The feedback that I've received from couples is that I have succeeded in engaging and regulating clients who have intimidated other therapists.I have significant experience treating alcohol and drug abuse, eating disorders, and process addictions specifically gambling, Internet,and codependency.
I am an energetic, dynamic, therapist. No one should leave my sessions saying "thanks for listening". You will leave my sessions with a sense of how to respond and what to do next.I've had significant experience helping couples strengthen relationships with a direct, emotion focused,form of therapy. The feedback that I've received from couples is that I have succeeded in engaging and regulating clients who have intimidated other therapists.I have significant experience treating alcohol and drug abuse, eating disorders, and process addictions specifically gambling, Internet,and codependency.
(815) 277-9976 View (815) 277-9976
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Lori Hall
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, CST
Verified
Woodstock, IL 60098  (Online Only)
Not feeling like your sex life is what it used to be? Are you experiencing less or no desire at all? As we age, so do our bodies and with that comes changes in hormone function and other physiological changes that can (and do) impact our sex drive and overall sexual functioning and satisfaction. On top of the physiological changes are the multiple stressors we are faced with daily. Life is busy and stressful and let’s face it, we are exhausted by the end of the day. Let's work together to address the obstacles that keep you from feeling fulfilled in your sexual experiences.
Not feeling like your sex life is what it used to be? Are you experiencing less or no desire at all? As we age, so do our bodies and with that comes changes in hormone function and other physiological changes that can (and do) impact our sex drive and overall sexual functioning and satisfaction. On top of the physiological changes are the multiple stressors we are faced with daily. Life is busy and stressful and let’s face it, we are exhausted by the end of the day. Let's work together to address the obstacles that keep you from feeling fulfilled in your sexual experiences.
(262) 332-4306 View (262) 332-4306
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Innovative Counseling Partners, PLLC
Counselor, LPC, MA
Verified
Woodstock, IL 60098
Our life's work is helping clients achieve a better sense of self and happiness..more recently we've recognized that without good mental health providers this balance in life can be more difficult and stressful. However, through therapy our associates have our clients transform into the people they want to be. We see each client as an individual with many parts to their identity. Utilizing a holistic and systemic approach we help clients reintegrate the parts of themselves to function better as individuals and within their systems. Our focus tends toward a family systems based approach using behavior methods.
Our life's work is helping clients achieve a better sense of self and happiness..more recently we've recognized that without good mental health providers this balance in life can be more difficult and stressful. However, through therapy our associates have our clients transform into the people they want to be. We see each client as an individual with many parts to their identity. Utilizing a holistic and systemic approach we help clients reintegrate the parts of themselves to function better as individuals and within their systems. Our focus tends toward a family systems based approach using behavior methods.
(773) 312-3612 View (773) 312-3612
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Christine Pope
Counselor, LCPC, CADC
Verified
Woodstock, IL 60098
I am a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor, as well as a Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor. I use a strengths based approach and have worked with clients of all ages. My specialties include behavioral disorders, substance use, anxiety, depression, and life transitions. I have also worked with clients that have experienced trauma ranging from physical and sexual abuse, assault, and experiencing and witnessing violence and negligence. I do not believe there is a one size fits all approach to therapy and believe that every client is the expert on themselves.
I am a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor, as well as a Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor. I use a strengths based approach and have worked with clients of all ages. My specialties include behavioral disorders, substance use, anxiety, depression, and life transitions. I have also worked with clients that have experienced trauma ranging from physical and sexual abuse, assault, and experiencing and witnessing violence and negligence. I do not believe there is a one size fits all approach to therapy and believe that every client is the expert on themselves.
(224) 458-2401 View (224) 458-2401

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Number of Therapists in Marengo, IL

< 10

Therapists in Marengo, IL who prioritize treating:

88% Relationship Issues
88% Depression
88% Anxiety
88% Trauma and PTSD
88% Stress
88% Life Transitions
75% Grief

Average years in practice

7 Years

Top 3 insurances accepted

88% BlueCross and BlueShield
63% Aetna
50% Cigna and Evernorth

How Therapists in Marengo, IL see their clients

100% In Person and Online

Gender breakdown

100% Female

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How can I find a therapist in Marengo?

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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.