Therapists in Fairgrounds, New Orleans, LA

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Janeé C. Mitchell
Licensed Professional Counselor, MAMFC, LPC, NCC
Verified
Fairgrounds, New Orleans, LA 70179  (Online Only)
Therapy encompasses journeying together to pinpoint your strengths and utilize them to develop fruitful solutions to life challenges. It is my mission to provide encouragement, information, evaluation, and illumination to assist in achieving your goals. Our emphasis will be on reaching back and gathering the best of what the past has to teach so that you can achieve your full potential as you move forward.
Therapy encompasses journeying together to pinpoint your strengths and utilize them to develop fruitful solutions to life challenges. It is my mission to provide encouragement, information, evaluation, and illumination to assist in achieving your goals. Our emphasis will be on reaching back and gathering the best of what the past has to teach so that you can achieve your full potential as you move forward.
(504) 233-6795 View (504) 233-6795
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Averie McCauley LLC/ Crescent City Psychotherapy
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LCSW, BACS
Verified
16 Endorsed
Fairgrounds, New Orleans, LA 70119  (Online Only)
As an EMDRIA approved Consultant with certifications in EMDR, Brainspotting, and Integrative Somatic Trauma Therapy, I offer evidenced-based psychotherapy. Stress, anxiety, and trauma overwhelm our systems. Symptoms can manifest in unexpected ways. There may be an identifiable trigger or we may not know why we feel the way we do. These brain-body modalities work with the self-healing aspects of our biology, restoring balance to the nervous system, and influencing neural patterning so that deep and lasting change can occur. Intensives/ customized accelerated therapy programs are available.
As an EMDRIA approved Consultant with certifications in EMDR, Brainspotting, and Integrative Somatic Trauma Therapy, I offer evidenced-based psychotherapy. Stress, anxiety, and trauma overwhelm our systems. Symptoms can manifest in unexpected ways. There may be an identifiable trigger or we may not know why we feel the way we do. These brain-body modalities work with the self-healing aspects of our biology, restoring balance to the nervous system, and influencing neural patterning so that deep and lasting change can occur. Intensives/ customized accelerated therapy programs are available.
(504) 264-6776 View (504) 264-6776
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Dr. Monique L. Lewis
Licensed Professional Counselor, PhD, LPC-S
Verified
Fairgrounds, New Orleans, LA 70119  (Online Only)
Not accepting new clients
Sometimes you need a place where you can just BE. My aim is to provide an environment where you can feel safe enough to identify, experience, and critically reflect on your emotional inner experiences. In our work together, we will unpack both present day issues and underlying early life experiences. I often draw upon person-centered and emotion-focused approaches, but ultimately, I allow you to take the lead to make the most of our time together.
Sometimes you need a place where you can just BE. My aim is to provide an environment where you can feel safe enough to identify, experience, and critically reflect on your emotional inner experiences. In our work together, we will unpack both present day issues and underlying early life experiences. I often draw upon person-centered and emotion-focused approaches, but ultimately, I allow you to take the lead to make the most of our time together.
(504) 608-6976 View (504) 608-6976
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Phoenix Morales
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified
2 Endorsed
Fairgrounds, New Orleans, LA 70119
Are you feeling unmotivated or controlled by fear, worry or doubt? Numerous things trigger our emotions that are painful, confusing, or difficult to navigate and leave us feeling depressed, anxious, stressed, or overwhelmed. Negative thought processes and limiting beliefs are then created. They can be easier to ignore, however over time, they impact our thoughts and behaviors in unhealthy, unproductive ways. But you are reading this because you know there's a better way. You want to feel happier, confident, more motivated. It isn't until you decide to identify emotions and thoughts that you will feel empowered, content, and joyful.
Are you feeling unmotivated or controlled by fear, worry or doubt? Numerous things trigger our emotions that are painful, confusing, or difficult to navigate and leave us feeling depressed, anxious, stressed, or overwhelmed. Negative thought processes and limiting beliefs are then created. They can be easier to ignore, however over time, they impact our thoughts and behaviors in unhealthy, unproductive ways. But you are reading this because you know there's a better way. You want to feel happier, confident, more motivated. It isn't until you decide to identify emotions and thoughts that you will feel empowered, content, and joyful.
(504) 608-2034 View (504) 608-2034
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Brittany Weber
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LCSW
Verified
2 Endorsed
Fairgrounds, New Orleans, LA 70119
You are at your threshold and something has to give. Maybe you have been struggling for years, or maybe you have new stress that feels unmanageable. You've tried changing your diet, journaling, talking it out, and nothing seems to change. It may seem as though things will never be different in your life or your relationship. But, after years of experience working with others just like you, here is the truth: lasting change is possible. My clients come to me because they want a shift and are seeking support as they turn onto a new path. Together, we will explore your thoughts and feelings, using a goal-oriented, intentional approach.
You are at your threshold and something has to give. Maybe you have been struggling for years, or maybe you have new stress that feels unmanageable. You've tried changing your diet, journaling, talking it out, and nothing seems to change. It may seem as though things will never be different in your life or your relationship. But, after years of experience working with others just like you, here is the truth: lasting change is possible. My clients come to me because they want a shift and are seeking support as they turn onto a new path. Together, we will explore your thoughts and feelings, using a goal-oriented, intentional approach.
(504) 226-8048 View (504) 226-8048
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Allison Staiger
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, PMH-C
Verified
Fairgrounds, New Orleans, LA 70119
Being a caregiver can be a landmine, and when that landmine gets tripped, it can look much different than just burnout. It can look like always doing and moving and worrying, because of a fear of everything falling apart if you slow down. It can look like feeling disconnected from or mistrusting of your body or emotions. It can look like self-sacrifice being a measure of your worth. It can look like rage, helplessness, and scary intrusive thoughts. And it can certainly feel like it's a YOU problem, when really, you may be responding the best you know how to an unsupportive environment.
Being a caregiver can be a landmine, and when that landmine gets tripped, it can look much different than just burnout. It can look like always doing and moving and worrying, because of a fear of everything falling apart if you slow down. It can look like feeling disconnected from or mistrusting of your body or emotions. It can look like self-sacrifice being a measure of your worth. It can look like rage, helplessness, and scary intrusive thoughts. And it can certainly feel like it's a YOU problem, when really, you may be responding the best you know how to an unsupportive environment.
(312) 487-3066 View (312) 487-3066
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Living with Intention - Lainie Breaux
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LCSW
Verified
1 Endorsed
Fairgrounds, New Orleans, LA 70119
Waitlist for new clients
I have openings! When an atmosphere of trust and collaboration is created, healing can begin. My clients have shared with me that I am amicable and non-judgmental, warm hearted with a sense of humor and play. Within this space, clients who are learning to live with problems like a change in life, addiction or trauma can explore their life experiences, learn to use their current strengths and add new skills to move towards their goal. It takes time and patience, honesty and courage, plus support to look at one's self and stick with new thoughts and behaviors.
I have openings! When an atmosphere of trust and collaboration is created, healing can begin. My clients have shared with me that I am amicable and non-judgmental, warm hearted with a sense of humor and play. Within this space, clients who are learning to live with problems like a change in life, addiction or trauma can explore their life experiences, learn to use their current strengths and add new skills to move towards their goal. It takes time and patience, honesty and courage, plus support to look at one's self and stick with new thoughts and behaviors.
(504) 826-8944 View (504) 826-8944
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Courtney Olds
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, LPC, NCC
Verified
2 Endorsed
Fairgrounds, New Orleans, LA 70119
Not accepting new clients
I enjoy following your lead to the topics and concerns that are most pressing for you. I also teach breathing exercises, meditation techniques, visualizations and communication strategies. I use both structured methods like CBT and EMDR and my own intuitive understanding to help you heal. I specialize in treating anxiety, depression, relationship concerns, trauma and grief. For me, therapy is a way of gently holding up a mirror to see our inherent clarity and wisdom that is like the blue sky above the clouds.
I enjoy following your lead to the topics and concerns that are most pressing for you. I also teach breathing exercises, meditation techniques, visualizations and communication strategies. I use both structured methods like CBT and EMDR and my own intuitive understanding to help you heal. I specialize in treating anxiety, depression, relationship concerns, trauma and grief. For me, therapy is a way of gently holding up a mirror to see our inherent clarity and wisdom that is like the blue sky above the clouds.
(504) 475-0198 View (504) 475-0198
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Rachel Luria
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LCSW
Verified
5 Endorsed
Fairgrounds, New Orleans, LA 70119
Waitlist for new clients
Welcome! I have 10+ years of experience working as a psychotherapist and tend to focus on childhood trauma, self-acceptance, and the idea that most of our well-being comes from within ourselves. I treat most mental health issues such as anxiety, depression, compulsive behaviors, substance abuse and relationship conflict. I believe that the therapeutic relationship can be the most healing part of therapy and tend to use that as a guide.
Welcome! I have 10+ years of experience working as a psychotherapist and tend to focus on childhood trauma, self-acceptance, and the idea that most of our well-being comes from within ourselves. I treat most mental health issues such as anxiety, depression, compulsive behaviors, substance abuse and relationship conflict. I believe that the therapeutic relationship can be the most healing part of therapy and tend to use that as a guide.
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Photo of Tonya Coulliette, LAC, LPC-S, Licensed Professional Counselor in Fairgrounds, New Orleans, LA
Tonya Coulliette, LAC, LPC-S
Licensed Professional Counselor, LAC, LPC-S, CCTP
Verified
5 Endorsed
Fairgrounds, New Orleans, LA 70119  (Online Only)
First of all, let me say that I respect your decision to seek therapy, it shows emotional health and awareness. I believe that therapy is a tool to guide people to obtain the skills to be emotionally successful in their lives. I have extensive experience working with adults that grew up in families with addiction, personality disorders, and trauma. I work with adults that struggle establishing or maintaining healthy relationships due to this experience. I will help you break the negative cycles of re-enactment. I believe that we are all on a journey of self-awareness and sometimes we need help along the way.
First of all, let me say that I respect your decision to seek therapy, it shows emotional health and awareness. I believe that therapy is a tool to guide people to obtain the skills to be emotionally successful in their lives. I have extensive experience working with adults that grew up in families with addiction, personality disorders, and trauma. I work with adults that struggle establishing or maintaining healthy relationships due to this experience. I will help you break the negative cycles of re-enactment. I believe that we are all on a journey of self-awareness and sometimes we need help along the way.
(504) 636-6245 View (504) 636-6245
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Arianne Washington (Elite Therapy)
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC-S, CIMHP
Verified
2 Endorsed
Fairgrounds, New Orleans, LA 70119
You Ready? Ready to work? Because therapy is work. It's a commitment, not only to yourself, but to the ones you love. Our team of Elite therapists embrace the unconventional. In a world where individuality is often subdued, we stand out by celebrating our uniqueness. Our practice goes beyond traditional therapy; it's an exploration of SELF-discovery, integrating elements of creativity, mindfulness, and holistic well-being. We go deep! I have seen miracles in real life I cannot say enough about the power of therapy. IF you're ready, we're ready to see you through this. Let's get to work. Congratulations on your journey!
You Ready? Ready to work? Because therapy is work. It's a commitment, not only to yourself, but to the ones you love. Our team of Elite therapists embrace the unconventional. In a world where individuality is often subdued, we stand out by celebrating our uniqueness. Our practice goes beyond traditional therapy; it's an exploration of SELF-discovery, integrating elements of creativity, mindfulness, and holistic well-being. We go deep! I have seen miracles in real life I cannot say enough about the power of therapy. IF you're ready, we're ready to see you through this. Let's get to work. Congratulations on your journey!
(504) 226-8126 View (504) 226-8126
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Tregre Professional Health Services, LLC
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA , LPC-S
Verified
1 Endorsed
Fairgrounds, New Orleans, LA 70119
I strive to create an inviting, calm, non-judgmental, supportive, collaborative environment for you. My focus is working with individuals who are struggling with anxiety, depression, relationship issues, poor self esteem, peer conflict, family issues, grief, past adverse experiences, life transitions, or general life stress and overwhelm. Together, we can help you to build better life balance, positive coping skills, greater emotional regulation in addition to exploring emotional, spiritual, intellectual, career, educational, and physical/health related goals.
I strive to create an inviting, calm, non-judgmental, supportive, collaborative environment for you. My focus is working with individuals who are struggling with anxiety, depression, relationship issues, poor self esteem, peer conflict, family issues, grief, past adverse experiences, life transitions, or general life stress and overwhelm. Together, we can help you to build better life balance, positive coping skills, greater emotional regulation in addition to exploring emotional, spiritual, intellectual, career, educational, and physical/health related goals.
(985) 239-1020 View (985) 239-1020
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Kimberly Baker
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC, NCC, MA
Verified
Fairgrounds, New Orleans, LA 70119
I am a Licensed Professional Counselor committed to helping individuals learn how to build healthier relationships with themselves, specializing in grief therapy as well as trauma related issues. My work focuses on as a process in which you, and I, the Counselor, having come to trust one another, work as a team to explore and define present problem issues. I believe in this collaborative approach, realizing future goals that can be developed for improved life in a systematic fashion.
I am a Licensed Professional Counselor committed to helping individuals learn how to build healthier relationships with themselves, specializing in grief therapy as well as trauma related issues. My work focuses on as a process in which you, and I, the Counselor, having come to trust one another, work as a team to explore and define present problem issues. I believe in this collaborative approach, realizing future goals that can be developed for improved life in a systematic fashion.
(504) 226-5206 View (504) 226-5206
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Kerry Hegarty
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC
Verified
1 Endorsed
Fairgrounds, New Orleans, LA 70119
Waitlist for new clients
I work with clients struggling with depression, anxiety, OCD, PTSD or grief from all walks of life. I have 7+ years of experience supporting clients in deepening their understanding of themselves in order to create meaning and change in their lives. During our time together, I will listen carefully and support you in processing pain and joy. We will work together to identify root causes and develop coping skills that work for you. I look forward to meeting with you to see if we would work well together.
I work with clients struggling with depression, anxiety, OCD, PTSD or grief from all walks of life. I have 7+ years of experience supporting clients in deepening their understanding of themselves in order to create meaning and change in their lives. During our time together, I will listen carefully and support you in processing pain and joy. We will work together to identify root causes and develop coping skills that work for you. I look forward to meeting with you to see if we would work well together.
(504) 732-7640 View (504) 732-7640

Online Therapists

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Kiera Warren
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MA, NCC, PLPC
Verified
3 Endorsed
New Orleans, LA 70130  (Online Only)
Hi! My name is Kiera. I am a licensed Clinical Therapist and native of New Orleans. I have worked in the mental health field with several populations for over 5 years. I specialize in preteens, teenagers & young adults dealing with trauma, depression, anxiety and other mental difficulties. I work using a person-centered framework to empower my clients for their future. I strive to be the therapist that maybe I once needed. I am here to be a partner in your mental health journey while maintaining empathy and congruence always. I think everyone deserves to be the Beyonce of their life!
Hi! My name is Kiera. I am a licensed Clinical Therapist and native of New Orleans. I have worked in the mental health field with several populations for over 5 years. I specialize in preteens, teenagers & young adults dealing with trauma, depression, anxiety and other mental difficulties. I work using a person-centered framework to empower my clients for their future. I strive to be the therapist that maybe I once needed. I am here to be a partner in your mental health journey while maintaining empathy and congruence always. I think everyone deserves to be the Beyonce of their life!
(504) 414-7743 View (504) 414-7743
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Carey Bergeron
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC
Verified
New Orleans, LA 70124
Hi my name is Carey and I am a LPC in Louisiana. I have extensive knowledge with issues such as : depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, daily stress and ways to cope such as loss of a job, relationship issues, as well as many other common stressors we face today. In this world where we all feel a bit scared at times I believe we ALL could use someone to talk to and my goal is to be that person. My counseling style is person centered. I will let you lead the way on your personal path to self awareness and self growth and help you navigate around any road blocks. Simply put I'd love the opportunity to walk with you on your journey!
Hi my name is Carey and I am a LPC in Louisiana. I have extensive knowledge with issues such as : depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, daily stress and ways to cope such as loss of a job, relationship issues, as well as many other common stressors we face today. In this world where we all feel a bit scared at times I believe we ALL could use someone to talk to and my goal is to be that person. My counseling style is person centered. I will let you lead the way on your personal path to self awareness and self growth and help you navigate around any road blocks. Simply put I'd love the opportunity to walk with you on your journey!
(504) 285-2515 View (504) 285-2515
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Monica Simon
Marriage & Family Therapist, PhD, LMFT, LPC
Verified
1 Endorsed
New Orleans, LA 70119  (Online Only)
Are you experiencing circumstances, relationships, emotions or behaviors that make it difficult for you to enjoy life’s journey? Therapy provides you with a safe trusting environment in which you feel understood and challenged to explore underlying feelings and issues that interfere with personal fulfillment.
Are you experiencing circumstances, relationships, emotions or behaviors that make it difficult for you to enjoy life’s journey? Therapy provides you with a safe trusting environment in which you feel understood and challenged to explore underlying feelings and issues that interfere with personal fulfillment.
(504) 717-4087 View (504) 717-4087
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Dr. Mark J Taliancich
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, PhD, LPC
Verified
2 Endorsed
New Orleans, LA 70113  (Online Only)
I believe that therapy is an individualized, collaborative process in which we will work towards identifying how you can live a more fulfilling and satisfying life, develop tools for coping with the difficulties that are currently hindering that process, and gain the understanding and ability to get what you need from yourself and others in your life. We will use the strengths you possess, as well as the strengths you develop, to overcome the obstacles you face in your life.
I believe that therapy is an individualized, collaborative process in which we will work towards identifying how you can live a more fulfilling and satisfying life, develop tools for coping with the difficulties that are currently hindering that process, and gain the understanding and ability to get what you need from yourself and others in your life. We will use the strengths you possess, as well as the strengths you develop, to overcome the obstacles you face in your life.
(504) 788-2065 View (504) 788-2065
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Bespoke Counseling
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC, CIMHP
Verified
New Orleans, LA 70119
Are overwhelm, overthinking, rigidity, & avoidance shaping your daily life? Is irritability, low self worth, fatigue, and procrastination keeping you in a cycle you want to break? Integrative mental health care can help you overcome these challenges and live a fuller, more authentic life. I work best with clients who want to unearth and correct the contributing factors keeping them stuck, from limiting thoughts and beliefs to self-sabotaging habits and behaviors.
Are overwhelm, overthinking, rigidity, & avoidance shaping your daily life? Is irritability, low self worth, fatigue, and procrastination keeping you in a cycle you want to break? Integrative mental health care can help you overcome these challenges and live a fuller, more authentic life. I work best with clients who want to unearth and correct the contributing factors keeping them stuck, from limiting thoughts and beliefs to self-sabotaging habits and behaviors.
(504) 883-7135 View (504) 883-7135
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Amanda LeBoeuf- Guided Path Healing
LPC, NCC
Verified
New Orleans, LA 70119
Are you feeling depressed, overwhelmed, anxious or unmotivated? Are you relying on substances or other unhealthy means of coping? Do you feel there is unresolved trauma that you have not addressed? With a client-centered approach, I aim to collaboratively guide individuals through the process of understanding and overcoming the impact of trauma while addressing patterns of dependency. Together, we work towards fostering empowerment, self-discovery, and the development of effective coping mechanisms.
Are you feeling depressed, overwhelmed, anxious or unmotivated? Are you relying on substances or other unhealthy means of coping? Do you feel there is unresolved trauma that you have not addressed? With a client-centered approach, I aim to collaboratively guide individuals through the process of understanding and overcoming the impact of trauma while addressing patterns of dependency. Together, we work towards fostering empowerment, self-discovery, and the development of effective coping mechanisms.
(504) 608-2247 View (504) 608-2247

How does your Therapist compare?

Number of Therapists in Fairgrounds, New Orleans, LA

10+

Average cost per session

$127

Therapists in Fairgrounds, New Orleans, LA who prioritize treating:

93% Anxiety
86% Grief
86% Trauma and PTSD
79% Relationship Issues
79% Depression
71% Stress
71% Life Transitions

Average years in practice

12 Years

Top 3 insurances accepted

89% BlueCross and BlueShield
44% Aetna
44% UnitedHealthcare UHC | UBH

How Therapists in Fairgrounds, New Orleans, LA see their clients

72% In Person and Online
28% Online Only

Gender breakdown

100% Female

FAQs - About Therapy and Counseling

How can I find a therapist in Fairgrounds, New Orleans?

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.