Therapists in Boston, MA

View neighborhoods in Boston
Photo of Masielle Paulino, LCSW, MSW, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Masielle Paulino
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, MSW
Verified Verified
3 Endorsed
Boston, MA 02114  (Online Only)
HI, my name is Masielle! I am a proud member of Trust Therapeutics, LLC, dedicated to offering my support to a diverse range of individuals. Let's collaborate to identify your challenges, address obstacles, craft a personalized plan, and strive towards a better version of yourself! Gain valuable insights, enhance your relationships, and elevate your overall quality of life. (ESPANOL): ¡Trabajemos juntos en identificar tus desafíos, abordar los obstáculos, crear un plan personalizado y avanzar hacia una versión mejorada de ti mismo/a! Obtén conocimientos valiosos, mejora tus relaciones y eleva tu calidad de vida en general.
HI, my name is Masielle! I am a proud member of Trust Therapeutics, LLC, dedicated to offering my support to a diverse range of individuals. Let's collaborate to identify your challenges, address obstacles, craft a personalized plan, and strive towards a better version of yourself! Gain valuable insights, enhance your relationships, and elevate your overall quality of life. (ESPANOL): ¡Trabajemos juntos en identificar tus desafíos, abordar los obstáculos, crear un plan personalizado y avanzar hacia una versión mejorada de ti mismo/a! Obtén conocimientos valiosos, mejora tus relaciones y eleva tu calidad de vida en general.
(888) 454-2439 View (888) 454-2439
Photo of Annelle Kallman, LICSW, LADC-I, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Annelle Kallman
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LICSW, LADC-I
Verified Verified
Boston, MA 02110
I believe therapy is a place for self-exploration and building awareness of what is holding you back from leading a more fulfilling life. Whether you have suffered a recent loss or trauma, are suffering with painful emotions or having trouble coping with a life transition, therapy is a place to be heard and supported as you navigate the difficult path towards healing. I utilize an integrative approach to therapy, pulling predominately from relational and interpersonal theories, while incorporating motivational interviewing and cognitive-behavioral interventions when appropriate.
I believe therapy is a place for self-exploration and building awareness of what is holding you back from leading a more fulfilling life. Whether you have suffered a recent loss or trauma, are suffering with painful emotions or having trouble coping with a life transition, therapy is a place to be heard and supported as you navigate the difficult path towards healing. I utilize an integrative approach to therapy, pulling predominately from relational and interpersonal theories, while incorporating motivational interviewing and cognitive-behavioral interventions when appropriate.
View
Photo of Tori Noordhoek, LICSW, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Tori Noordhoek
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LICSW
Verified Verified
Boston, MA 02114  (Online Only)
Do you feel overwhelmed by anxiety? Do you find yourself avoiding your emotions, treating yourself harshly or struggling to offer yourself compassion? I specialize in collaborating with young adult women (trans & non-binary inclusive) to help them grow in self-compassion and gain freedom from anxiety and trauma. I particularly enjoy supporting grad students, young professionals and queer and questioning women as well as helping people of faith process changes in their beliefs and/or religious trauma. My approach is collaborative, trauma-informed and centered on your lived experience.
Do you feel overwhelmed by anxiety? Do you find yourself avoiding your emotions, treating yourself harshly or struggling to offer yourself compassion? I specialize in collaborating with young adult women (trans & non-binary inclusive) to help them grow in self-compassion and gain freedom from anxiety and trauma. I particularly enjoy supporting grad students, young professionals and queer and questioning women as well as helping people of faith process changes in their beliefs and/or religious trauma. My approach is collaborative, trauma-informed and centered on your lived experience.
(617) 579-8028 View (617) 579-8028
Photo of Xia Allen, PhD, Pre-Licensed Professional
Xia Allen
Pre-Licensed Professional, PhD
Verified Verified
Boston, MA 02199  (Online Only)
***Now Accepting New Clients*** I hold a PhD in Clinical Psychology from the University of Notre Dame and am under the supervision of Dr. Natasha Holmes.
***Now Accepting New Clients*** I hold a PhD in Clinical Psychology from the University of Notre Dame and am under the supervision of Dr. Natasha Holmes.
(617) 855-6986 View (617) 855-6986
Photo of Stephanie Pelland - Ever Human Therapy, LMHC, EdD, PsyD, Counselor
Ever Human Therapy
Counselor, LMHC, EdD, PsyD
Verified Verified
5 Endorsed
Boston, MA 02109  (Online Only)
Ever Human Therapy is a boutique group committed to bringing healing, empowerment, and personalized support to help you achieve your goals. Our dedicated team is passionate about providing a unique approach to your well-being. We understand that each individual's journey is distinct, and we're here to guide you through the process with compassion and expertise. Your growth, healing and fulfillment are at the heart of what we do at Ever Human Therapy.
Ever Human Therapy is a boutique group committed to bringing healing, empowerment, and personalized support to help you achieve your goals. Our dedicated team is passionate about providing a unique approach to your well-being. We understand that each individual's journey is distinct, and we're here to guide you through the process with compassion and expertise. Your growth, healing and fulfillment are at the heart of what we do at Ever Human Therapy.
View
Photo of Yana Kazekamp, LMFT, Marriage & Family Therapist
Yana Kazekamp
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT
Verified Verified
Boston, MA 02116  (Online Only)
Are you yearning for a more fulfilling relationship? Are there things left unsaid, creating distance between you and your partner? Life can get busy, and it's easy to find yourselves caught in a cycle of misunderstandings and unresolved issues. If you're longing for a deeper connection and want to break free from the struggles that are holding you back, imagine a place where your feelings are heard, and positive change is within reach. In our fast-paced world, a 50-min therapy session may not always provide the immediate impact couples seek. That is why I hold couples therapy intensives, which is a weekend of deep therapeutic work.
Are you yearning for a more fulfilling relationship? Are there things left unsaid, creating distance between you and your partner? Life can get busy, and it's easy to find yourselves caught in a cycle of misunderstandings and unresolved issues. If you're longing for a deeper connection and want to break free from the struggles that are holding you back, imagine a place where your feelings are heard, and positive change is within reach. In our fast-paced world, a 50-min therapy session may not always provide the immediate impact couples seek. That is why I hold couples therapy intensives, which is a weekend of deep therapeutic work.
(351) 200-0824 View (351) 200-0824
Photo of Steven Doobin, LCSW, LICSW, CSW-PIP, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Steven Doobin
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, LICSW, CSW-PIP
Verified Verified
Boston, MA 02110
Not accepting new clients
Life transitions, relationships in flux, maybe you haven't felt like yourself recently. Navigating hard emotions that keep you up a night, or preoccupy thinking, might be holding you back from enjoying activities and relationships you once did. Reasons for seeking therapy are unique and individual to you. You are deserving of a therapist who will build a space for you to be vulnerable with your story and emotions. Together, we can build a path forward through empathetic processing, acceptance, skill building, and goal planning.
Life transitions, relationships in flux, maybe you haven't felt like yourself recently. Navigating hard emotions that keep you up a night, or preoccupy thinking, might be holding you back from enjoying activities and relationships you once did. Reasons for seeking therapy are unique and individual to you. You are deserving of a therapist who will build a space for you to be vulnerable with your story and emotions. Together, we can build a path forward through empathetic processing, acceptance, skill building, and goal planning.
(617) 958-6971 View (617) 958-6971
Photo of Alycia Buchheit, MA, LMHC, Counselor
Alycia Buchheit
Counselor, MA, LMHC
Verified Verified
Boston, MA 02215  (Online Only)
My journey in this field has been fueled by a genuine passion for understanding the human mind, and a profound belief in the innate capacity for change. I use this framework to work with patients with addictions, mood disorders and trauma. If you are interested, please reach out! I offer phone consults and sliding scale fees and am currently accepting new clients. I work with Cigna and Aetna insurance plans. I also offer private pay via cash or check and a sliding scale for those individuals who aren't able to afford my full fee.
My journey in this field has been fueled by a genuine passion for understanding the human mind, and a profound belief in the innate capacity for change. I use this framework to work with patients with addictions, mood disorders and trauma. If you are interested, please reach out! I offer phone consults and sliding scale fees and am currently accepting new clients. I work with Cigna and Aetna insurance plans. I also offer private pay via cash or check and a sliding scale for those individuals who aren't able to afford my full fee.
(857) 578-2534 View (857) 578-2534
Photo of Dr. Mara Richman Czegel, PhD, MA, Psych
Dr. Mara Richman Czegel
PhD, MA, Psych
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Boston, MA 02116
I bring space for my clients through a warm, welcoming, and non-judgemental as well as unconditional lens. Sometimes it can be figuring out your true identity and what drives you to do the things you do, other times it can be day to day issues. My goal in therapy is to provide a safe space to my clients to feel heard and understood. It's hard in everyday life to overcome the challenges that our mind creates, and I hope to help clients work through the issues that comes with being human and living in today's society.
I bring space for my clients through a warm, welcoming, and non-judgemental as well as unconditional lens. Sometimes it can be figuring out your true identity and what drives you to do the things you do, other times it can be day to day issues. My goal in therapy is to provide a safe space to my clients to feel heard and understood. It's hard in everyday life to overcome the challenges that our mind creates, and I hope to help clients work through the issues that comes with being human and living in today's society.
(617) 340-2817 View (617) 340-2817
Photo of Leah A. Perniciaro-Blair, PsyD, Psychologist
Leah A. Perniciaro-Blair
Psychologist, PsyD
Verified Verified
Boston, MA 02124  (Online Only)
My goal is to help all of my clients recognize their capacity for resilience and ability to live a fulfilled and meaningful life. I provide an empathic and supportive approach to therapy. I truly believe that in order for therapy to be effective, a trusting therapeutic relationship must come first. I can help individuals achieve a healthier self-esteem, greater acceptance, deeper insight, and relief from physical and psychological pain through a variety of treatment techniques. These techniques include: EFT, CBT, relational, strength-based therapy, and mindfulness.
My goal is to help all of my clients recognize their capacity for resilience and ability to live a fulfilled and meaningful life. I provide an empathic and supportive approach to therapy. I truly believe that in order for therapy to be effective, a trusting therapeutic relationship must come first. I can help individuals achieve a healthier self-esteem, greater acceptance, deeper insight, and relief from physical and psychological pain through a variety of treatment techniques. These techniques include: EFT, CBT, relational, strength-based therapy, and mindfulness.
(203) 697-8391 View (203) 697-8391
Photo of Jill Stanzler-Katz, LICSW, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Jill Stanzler-Katz
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LICSW
Verified Verified
Boston, MA 02132  (Online Only)
Waitlist for new clients
You may be here because your life is feeling pretty messy right now, overwhelming, and hard. Or maybe you’re feeling stuck and you don’t know how to get unstuck. Or past experiences and past trauma affect your daily life and your relationships. Or perhaps your relationship is not where you want it to be, and you long for it to be better..but you don’t know what to do next. Would you like to finally feel less overwhelmed and actually experience getting unstuck, so that you can see yourself in a different light? With a clearer perspective, that feels empowering, accepting and self-loving, with more calmness, balance and ease?
You may be here because your life is feeling pretty messy right now, overwhelming, and hard. Or maybe you’re feeling stuck and you don’t know how to get unstuck. Or past experiences and past trauma affect your daily life and your relationships. Or perhaps your relationship is not where you want it to be, and you long for it to be better..but you don’t know what to do next. Would you like to finally feel less overwhelmed and actually experience getting unstuck, so that you can see yourself in a different light? With a clearer perspective, that feels empowering, accepting and self-loving, with more calmness, balance and ease?
(617) 958-5390 View (617) 958-5390
Photo of Jennifer Robinson - Robinson Counseling and Wellness, LLC, PhD, LMHC, CAGS, Counselor
Robinson Counseling and Wellness, LLC
Counselor, PhD, LMHC, CAGS
Verified Verified
3 Endorsed
Boston, MA 02108  (Online Only)
Depression, anxiety, trouble concentrating, behavioral problems, insomnia, interpersonal conflict, low self-esteem, and flashbacks are just a few symptoms that can be caused by underlying trauma. Most of us have dealt with trauma in our lives. A traumatic event could be one isolated incident, such as a car accident or death in the family. Some individuals have experienced pervasive trauma, such as an ongoing medical procedure or family discord. At Robinson Counseling and Wellness, LLC we have clinicians who been trained to effectively resolve the symptoms of trauma and provide a safe environment for healing.
Depression, anxiety, trouble concentrating, behavioral problems, insomnia, interpersonal conflict, low self-esteem, and flashbacks are just a few symptoms that can be caused by underlying trauma. Most of us have dealt with trauma in our lives. A traumatic event could be one isolated incident, such as a car accident or death in the family. Some individuals have experienced pervasive trauma, such as an ongoing medical procedure or family discord. At Robinson Counseling and Wellness, LLC we have clinicians who been trained to effectively resolve the symptoms of trauma and provide a safe environment for healing.
(857) 858-2391 View (857) 858-2391
Photo of Keisha Barnes, LCSW, LICSW, PIP, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Keisha Barnes
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, LICSW, PIP
Verified Verified
2 Endorsed
Boston, MA 02114  (Online Only)
Emotions like anxiety, sadness and shame are so overwhelming that it feels like your body could shatter from all of your feelings. A painful childhood, challenging relationships, loss or another distressing experience has left you feeling hopeless. You've never been able to explain what feeling abandoned is like, or why it's so hard to trust, so you feel more isolated in being misunderstood. You have some regrets on how you've responded or acted in the past while you were just trying to survive or feel connection.
Emotions like anxiety, sadness and shame are so overwhelming that it feels like your body could shatter from all of your feelings. A painful childhood, challenging relationships, loss or another distressing experience has left you feeling hopeless. You've never been able to explain what feeling abandoned is like, or why it's so hard to trust, so you feel more isolated in being misunderstood. You have some regrets on how you've responded or acted in the past while you were just trying to survive or feel connection.
(919) 822-9125 View (919) 822-9125
Photo of Isabel Monteiro, LICSW, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Isabel Monteiro
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LICSW
Verified Verified
Boston, MA 02135  (Online Only)
Currently NOT accepting new clients. I specialize working with adults, young adults, young professionals. I can help you work through different symptoms of anxiety, depression, and stress. I have helped many people with life adjustments, navigate the stress of work-life balance, interpersonal issues, family conflicts, college stress (Life in general!). To me, success looks like creating realistic goals that are achievable. My ideal client is highly motivated for change, so if any of this sounds like I am talking directly to you- bring me your story and let’s process who you are and who you want to be!
Currently NOT accepting new clients. I specialize working with adults, young adults, young professionals. I can help you work through different symptoms of anxiety, depression, and stress. I have helped many people with life adjustments, navigate the stress of work-life balance, interpersonal issues, family conflicts, college stress (Life in general!). To me, success looks like creating realistic goals that are achievable. My ideal client is highly motivated for change, so if any of this sounds like I am talking directly to you- bring me your story and let’s process who you are and who you want to be!
(781) 731-1592 View (781) 731-1592
Photo of Krissa Shakya, LMHC, Counselor
Krissa Shakya
Counselor, LMHC
Verified Verified
Boston, MA 02199  (Online Only)
I am a licensed mental health counselor and have experience working with adults with persistent mental illness for over 9 years. Navigating through life challenges on an ongoing basis can leave us feeling overwhelmed and at times experiencing such emotions feel permanent, with small consistent steps one can manage those challenges and achieve their identified "full life." I take a strength-based approach and meet my clients where they are at. I take a collaborative approach in achieving the client's identified goals.
I am a licensed mental health counselor and have experience working with adults with persistent mental illness for over 9 years. Navigating through life challenges on an ongoing basis can leave us feeling overwhelmed and at times experiencing such emotions feel permanent, with small consistent steps one can manage those challenges and achieve their identified "full life." I take a strength-based approach and meet my clients where they are at. I take a collaborative approach in achieving the client's identified goals.
(508) 290-4924 View (508) 290-4924
Photo of Rachel Stanton, LICSW, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Rachel Stanton
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LICSW
Verified Verified
Boston, MA 02116
You've experienced sexual assault (and you might find it hard to label it that way). You struggle with intimacy and are worried there might be something wrong with you. You often feel anxious and on edge. Even when things are going well at work or in relationships it feels like you are waiting for something to go wrong. Sometimes during sex you cry, dissociate, or try to just "get through it". You're worried you might never get over the bad things that have happened to you and that on some level you are broken.
You've experienced sexual assault (and you might find it hard to label it that way). You struggle with intimacy and are worried there might be something wrong with you. You often feel anxious and on edge. Even when things are going well at work or in relationships it feels like you are waiting for something to go wrong. Sometimes during sex you cry, dissociate, or try to just "get through it". You're worried you might never get over the bad things that have happened to you and that on some level you are broken.
(857) 420-4710 View (857) 420-4710
Photo of Jessie Odegard, MSW, LICSW, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Jessie Odegard
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LICSW
Verified Verified
Boston, MA 02118  (Online Only)
Waitlist for new clients
I believe that crisis is an opportunity: to be supported, to grow, to create stronger systems, to process experiences. No crisis is too big or too small. Take the opportunity - you're worth it!
I believe that crisis is an opportunity: to be supported, to grow, to create stronger systems, to process experiences. No crisis is too big or too small. Take the opportunity - you're worth it!
View
Aneesah Dambreville
Counselor, LMHC, RDT
Verified Verified
Boston, MA 02122  (Online Only)
I am a Licensed Mental Health Clinician, and a Registered Drama Therapist. I received a Bachelor of Arts in Theater Arts from Union College and a Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Lesley University. I provide both individual and group therapy to children and adults of all ages and abilities. I have worked in public and residential schools, psychiatric hospitals, specialized clinics, and family services. If you are coping with anxiety, stress, depression, or perhaps having difficulties managing some major life changes, or looking to increase your self- esteem then together we can create the wellness you desire
I am a Licensed Mental Health Clinician, and a Registered Drama Therapist. I received a Bachelor of Arts in Theater Arts from Union College and a Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Lesley University. I provide both individual and group therapy to children and adults of all ages and abilities. I have worked in public and residential schools, psychiatric hospitals, specialized clinics, and family services. If you are coping with anxiety, stress, depression, or perhaps having difficulties managing some major life changes, or looking to increase your self- esteem then together we can create the wellness you desire
(617) 655-8747 View (617) 655-8747
Photo of Alana Shehadeh, MS, NCC, Pre-Licensed Professional
Alana Shehadeh
Pre-Licensed Professional, MS, NCC
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Boston, MA 02199
As a therapist, I deeply believe in the profound impact of self-awareness, empathy, and genuine connection. I am a strong advocate for holistic healing, acknowledging the intricate link between the mind, body, and soul. In my practice, I integrate various evidence-based therapeutic techniques, such as Person-Centered, Empowerment, Cognitive Behavioral, Motivational Interviewing, Solution Focused, Acceptance and Commitment, and Psychodynamic approaches. My ultimate goal is to support clients in cultivating their fullest potential.
As a therapist, I deeply believe in the profound impact of self-awareness, empathy, and genuine connection. I am a strong advocate for holistic healing, acknowledging the intricate link between the mind, body, and soul. In my practice, I integrate various evidence-based therapeutic techniques, such as Person-Centered, Empowerment, Cognitive Behavioral, Motivational Interviewing, Solution Focused, Acceptance and Commitment, and Psychodynamic approaches. My ultimate goal is to support clients in cultivating their fullest potential.
(508) 290-6595 View (508) 290-6595
Photo of Rachel Daws, LICSW, MPH, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Rachel Daws
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LICSW, MPH
Verified Verified
Boston, MA 02128  (Online Only)
As a licensed clinical social worker with a special interest in integrated behavioral health, I help people cope with the emotional and psychological aspects of living with chronic or accute medical conditions. I understand that living with a medical condition can be challenging, frustrating and isolating. Together, we can overcome the barriers that are keeping you from living the life you want. Whether you are struggling with diabetes, chronic pain, injury or another health concern, I am here to support you and help you reclaim your life.
As a licensed clinical social worker with a special interest in integrated behavioral health, I help people cope with the emotional and psychological aspects of living with chronic or accute medical conditions. I understand that living with a medical condition can be challenging, frustrating and isolating. Together, we can overcome the barriers that are keeping you from living the life you want. Whether you are struggling with diabetes, chronic pain, injury or another health concern, I am here to support you and help you reclaim your life.
(617) 766-1702 View (617) 766-1702

How does your Therapist compare?

Number of Therapists in Boston, MA

3,000+

Average cost per session

$156

Therapists in Boston, MA who prioritize treating:

93% Anxiety
86% Depression
75% Relationship Issues
73% Self Esteem
70% Stress
68% Trauma and PTSD
67% Coping Skills

Average years in practice

11 Years

Top 3 insurances accepted

79% BlueCross and BlueShield
62% Aetna
61% UnitedHealthcare UHC | UBH

How Therapists in Boston, MA see their clients

60% Online Only
40% In Person and Online

Gender breakdown

79% Female
19% Male
2% Non-Binary
FAQs - About Therapy and Counseling

How can I find a therapist in Boston?

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.

Learn more about how to find a therapist

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.