Therapists in Baltimore, MD

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Produce Opportunities Which Embrace Rehabilitation
Counselor, M Ed, LCPC
Verified Verified
Baltimore, MD 21206  (Online Only)
Today, people have gotten so use to keeping their thoughts bottled up or not properly displaying their feelings and emotions. As an experienced Clinician, it is my duty to provide a safe and supportive environment, where I can work collaboratively with my patients to address their individual needs. In addition, as a culturally, competent Clinician, it is my duty to teach clients how to understand and process their thoughts and feelings, how to learn to implement interventions and strategies to address difficult situations, and to positively respond to crisis conditions that may arise; however, the client must be ready & committed.
Today, people have gotten so use to keeping their thoughts bottled up or not properly displaying their feelings and emotions. As an experienced Clinician, it is my duty to provide a safe and supportive environment, where I can work collaboratively with my patients to address their individual needs. In addition, as a culturally, competent Clinician, it is my duty to teach clients how to understand and process their thoughts and feelings, how to learn to implement interventions and strategies to address difficult situations, and to positively respond to crisis conditions that may arise; however, the client must be ready & committed.
(410) 498-5481 View (410) 498-5481
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Gillian Gregory
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LCSW-C
Verified Verified
Baltimore, MD 21214  (Online Only)
I am a therapist for the Gregory Center for Restoration (GCFR), a private mental health practice specializing in individual, family, group & couples counseling with a focus on teenagers, young adults & adults. Using a strength-based perspective & cognitive-behavioral therapy, we are committed to helping individuals explore & develop insight into their thoughts & behaviors, restore & improve relationships, enhance communication & develop coping strategies to move forward in their lives in a healthy manner. My goal is to use the innate strengths that clients possess to guide the therapeutic process to promote optimum mental health.
I am a therapist for the Gregory Center for Restoration (GCFR), a private mental health practice specializing in individual, family, group & couples counseling with a focus on teenagers, young adults & adults. Using a strength-based perspective & cognitive-behavioral therapy, we are committed to helping individuals explore & develop insight into their thoughts & behaviors, restore & improve relationships, enhance communication & develop coping strategies to move forward in their lives in a healthy manner. My goal is to use the innate strengths that clients possess to guide the therapeutic process to promote optimum mental health.
(410) 469-7505 View (410) 469-7505
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Rosie's Table: A Safe Space for Healing, LLC
Licensed Professional Counselor, LCPC
Verified Verified
Baltimore, MD 21202
Life moves fast and requires a lot from you. Society expects you to handle the stress, so you push forward despite the weight. In the silent moments, you deal with the conflict within. I welcome you to sit with me and work it out together. My elder taught me you can either progress fast or deep in your life journey, but not both. My intention is to create a safe space to explore your world while learning and practicing practical solutions along the way. I intend to focus on your strengths and build your confidence. During counseling, our work will be goal-directed, cathartic, and spiritually attuned. I hope to speak with you soon.
Life moves fast and requires a lot from you. Society expects you to handle the stress, so you push forward despite the weight. In the silent moments, you deal with the conflict within. I welcome you to sit with me and work it out together. My elder taught me you can either progress fast or deep in your life journey, but not both. My intention is to create a safe space to explore your world while learning and practicing practical solutions along the way. I intend to focus on your strengths and build your confidence. During counseling, our work will be goal-directed, cathartic, and spiritually attuned. I hope to speak with you soon.
(240) 663-5332 View (240) 663-5332
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Deborah J Schwartz
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified Verified
Baltimore, MD 21215  (Online Only)
Deciding to start therapy for the first time or returning at at different chapter in your life is not an easy decision.Ultimately, you come to therapy to explore your own concerns, dreams, and goals. My approach is compassionate, client-centered, and interactive. I provide a warm, safe, nurturing environment while helping you to understand and resolve conflicts within your world. I take a very supportive stance and realize that getting help is the first part of making a change. I practice focusing on clients' strengths, collaborating to create an individualized approach to address each client’s unique needs.
Deciding to start therapy for the first time or returning at at different chapter in your life is not an easy decision.Ultimately, you come to therapy to explore your own concerns, dreams, and goals. My approach is compassionate, client-centered, and interactive. I provide a warm, safe, nurturing environment while helping you to understand and resolve conflicts within your world. I take a very supportive stance and realize that getting help is the first part of making a change. I practice focusing on clients' strengths, collaborating to create an individualized approach to address each client’s unique needs.
(410) 892-1907 View (410) 892-1907
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Healing From Within
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSWC
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Baltimore, MD 21211
My clients seek help for various life problems such as depression, anxiety, trauma, family relationship and marital issues, mood disorders, trauma disorders, addiction, just to name a few. Whatever the issue that brings someone to therapy, we all need support, guidance, and healing in a safe nurturing environment. I offer a compassionate individualized approach to therapy and healing. I believe that a therapist's role is to help others to tap into the wisdom and healing that resides within.
My clients seek help for various life problems such as depression, anxiety, trauma, family relationship and marital issues, mood disorders, trauma disorders, addiction, just to name a few. Whatever the issue that brings someone to therapy, we all need support, guidance, and healing in a safe nurturing environment. I offer a compassionate individualized approach to therapy and healing. I believe that a therapist's role is to help others to tap into the wisdom and healing that resides within.
(443) 429-1372 View (443) 429-1372
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Andrew J Burns
Psychologist, PhD
Verified Verified
Baltimore, MD 21208
Choosing a child psychologist is not an easy task. I have been working as a licensed psychologist for over a decade, helping children, teens, young adults, and families cope with many of the difficulties they face. Primarily a specialist in Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, I also use Behavior Therapy, Family Therapy, and traditional Individual/Interpersonal Therapy to help reach your goals. Also, I can perform psychological/psychoeducational evaluations to help guide a plan to improved grades and overall performance. Please feel free to call to discuss how I can help!
Choosing a child psychologist is not an easy task. I have been working as a licensed psychologist for over a decade, helping children, teens, young adults, and families cope with many of the difficulties they face. Primarily a specialist in Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, I also use Behavior Therapy, Family Therapy, and traditional Individual/Interpersonal Therapy to help reach your goals. Also, I can perform psychological/psychoeducational evaluations to help guide a plan to improved grades and overall performance. Please feel free to call to discuss how I can help!
(410) 501-5015 View (410) 501-5015
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After We Say I Do - Marriage Therapy
Psychologist, PsyD
Verified Verified
Baltimore, MD 21224  (Online Only)
Available in 40 States Via Telepsychology! Welcome to After We Say I Do Marriage Therapy, where we believe that love is a journey, and we're here to support you along the way. We are committed to helping you navigate the challenges and joys of married life, building a solid foundation for a lifetime of love and happiness. At After We Say I Do, we believe that every marriage is unique and requires a personalized approach. Our therapy sessions are designed to create a safe and nurturing space for couples to explore their feelings, identify areas of improvement, and develop effective strategies for overcoming obstacles.
Available in 40 States Via Telepsychology! Welcome to After We Say I Do Marriage Therapy, where we believe that love is a journey, and we're here to support you along the way. We are committed to helping you navigate the challenges and joys of married life, building a solid foundation for a lifetime of love and happiness. At After We Say I Do, we believe that every marriage is unique and requires a personalized approach. Our therapy sessions are designed to create a safe and nurturing space for couples to explore their feelings, identify areas of improvement, and develop effective strategies for overcoming obstacles.
(240) 734-2860 View (240) 734-2860
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Tijana Jirecek
Counselor, LCPC
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Baltimore, MD 21224  (Online Only)
I feel that everyone has the ability to change their life for the better when the conditions and time align. It is my belief that there are real reasons that we act and react in the ways that we do. Sometimes those patterns and reactions continue even after the original reason is no longer present. My goals as your therapist are first to provide a safe, authentic and judgment free environment where you will be able to explore and work through those difficult parts of your life, and then to support and gently guide you on your journey to better living.
I feel that everyone has the ability to change their life for the better when the conditions and time align. It is my belief that there are real reasons that we act and react in the ways that we do. Sometimes those patterns and reactions continue even after the original reason is no longer present. My goals as your therapist are first to provide a safe, authentic and judgment free environment where you will be able to explore and work through those difficult parts of your life, and then to support and gently guide you on your journey to better living.
(410) 862-4192 View (410) 862-4192
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Mary-Elizabeth Kurz
Counselor, LCPC
Verified Verified
2 Endorsed
Baltimore, MD 21281  (Online Only)
Whether you are struggling with depression, anxiety, traumatic experiences, adjustment disorders, suicidal ideation, or self-harm or just trying to maintain in this changing society, I can help support you along the way.
Whether you are struggling with depression, anxiety, traumatic experiences, adjustment disorders, suicidal ideation, or self-harm or just trying to maintain in this changing society, I can help support you along the way.
(410) 517-7818 View (410) 517-7818
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Bayside Psychological Services
Psychologist, PsyD
Verified Verified
Baltimore, MD 21224  (Online Only)
Bayside Psychological Services, LLC is a private practice providing one on one personalized services. Services are provided through telehealth and are delivered in an authentic, genuine and caring way.
Bayside Psychological Services, LLC is a private practice providing one on one personalized services. Services are provided through telehealth and are delivered in an authentic, genuine and caring way.
(410) 413-3574 View (410) 413-3574
Photo of Mary Tia Williams, Clinical Social Work/Therapist in Baltimore, MD
Mary Tia Williams
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LMSW
Verified Verified
Baltimore, MD 21201  (Online Only)
Greetings! Welcome to my page. If you are here it means that you are on the path to being the best version of you. Have difficulty with relationships/communication skills? Do you feel misunderstood by others? Is it difficult to relax even when you are exhausted? Do you feel overwhelmed, lost, confused, or just unsure of yourself at times? Do you experience negative thoughts (or actions) that you find difficult expressing to others? Flashbacks of difficult memories? I am here to travel a path to wellness with you. Here you will find a safe, confidential, non-judgmental place to unpack.
Greetings! Welcome to my page. If you are here it means that you are on the path to being the best version of you. Have difficulty with relationships/communication skills? Do you feel misunderstood by others? Is it difficult to relax even when you are exhausted? Do you feel overwhelmed, lost, confused, or just unsure of yourself at times? Do you experience negative thoughts (or actions) that you find difficult expressing to others? Flashbacks of difficult memories? I am here to travel a path to wellness with you. Here you will find a safe, confidential, non-judgmental place to unpack.
(667) 222-2593 View (667) 222-2593
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Charlotte Jeanne
Counselor, LGPC
Verified Verified
2 Endorsed
Baltimore, MD 21210
Hello and welcome! I primarily do individual work with children, teens/adolescents, and adults. Some areas I most frequently support clients with are: anxiety and panic, depression, adjustments and transitions, family change, identity, and academics. I hold a BS in child development and enjoy applying a developmental lens to counseling, particularly in my work with children/teens and their families.
Hello and welcome! I primarily do individual work with children, teens/adolescents, and adults. Some areas I most frequently support clients with are: anxiety and panic, depression, adjustments and transitions, family change, identity, and academics. I hold a BS in child development and enjoy applying a developmental lens to counseling, particularly in my work with children/teens and their families.
(443) 296-5270 View (443) 296-5270
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Restoring Destiny Mental Health Services
Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Verified Verified
Baltimore, MD 21202  (Online Only)
By 2026, Restoring Destiny Mental Health Services will be a leading provider of culturally competent, trauma informed and strengths based outpatient mental health services for women and adolescent girls (ages 16 and older) in Baltimore City. Our mission is to provide individuals and families in Baltimore City with the evidence based mental health services that will equip them with the skills needed to improve their quality of life. These services include intake assessments and therapy sessions with individuals. At this time, all of our services are virtual.
By 2026, Restoring Destiny Mental Health Services will be a leading provider of culturally competent, trauma informed and strengths based outpatient mental health services for women and adolescent girls (ages 16 and older) in Baltimore City. Our mission is to provide individuals and families in Baltimore City with the evidence based mental health services that will equip them with the skills needed to improve their quality of life. These services include intake assessments and therapy sessions with individuals. At this time, all of our services are virtual.
(667) 201-6092 View (667) 201-6092
Photo of Sara Kuperman, Clinical Social Work/Therapist in Baltimore, MD
Sara Kuperman
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW-C
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Baltimore, MD 21211
“The most important step a person can take. It’s not the first one, is it? It’s the next one. Always the next step.” – Brandon Sanderson. There's no question that first step can be a difficult one, and by looking at my profile you're already taking it, but the first step won't get your far unless you take the next one. Many of us are ready for the next step, but find ourselves with obstacles, either inside or outside of ourselves, that get in the way. Whatever your struggles or the path behind you, if you're ready to find the route ahead and put one foot in front of the other, I'm ready to support you along the way.
“The most important step a person can take. It’s not the first one, is it? It’s the next one. Always the next step.” – Brandon Sanderson. There's no question that first step can be a difficult one, and by looking at my profile you're already taking it, but the first step won't get your far unless you take the next one. Many of us are ready for the next step, but find ourselves with obstacles, either inside or outside of ourselves, that get in the way. Whatever your struggles or the path behind you, if you're ready to find the route ahead and put one foot in front of the other, I'm ready to support you along the way.
(410) 429-1030 View (410) 429-1030
Photo of One Heartt, Inc. Mental Health Services in Baltimore, MD
One Heartt, Inc. Mental Health Services
PsyD
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Baltimore, MD 21202
Therapy can be a challenging journey of self awareness and processing. This path becomes increasingly difficulty when you don't feel seen and heard. We are black female identifying mental health providers offering a wide range of mental health services. Our goal is to be a one-stop shop for culturally sensitive mental health treatment for all. Our patients come from a range of backgrounds, and participate in services such as medication management, psychological assessment, therapy, and PRP. At One Heartt, Inc. we specialize in providing holistic healthcare in a soothing indoor/outdoor environment.
Therapy can be a challenging journey of self awareness and processing. This path becomes increasingly difficulty when you don't feel seen and heard. We are black female identifying mental health providers offering a wide range of mental health services. Our goal is to be a one-stop shop for culturally sensitive mental health treatment for all. Our patients come from a range of backgrounds, and participate in services such as medication management, psychological assessment, therapy, and PRP. At One Heartt, Inc. we specialize in providing holistic healthcare in a soothing indoor/outdoor environment.
(410) 936-3361 x1 View (410) 936-3361 x1
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Amanda Menke
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW-C, LICSW
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Baltimore, MD 21230  (Online Only)
Waitlist for new clients
Not currently able to accept new clients. I firmly believe in holistic wellness and cater my practice towards helping my clients to achieve their goals. Therapy is only effective when it meets your needs and caters towards you as your own unique self. Therapy is also an expenditure when it comes to time, money and energy. I work collaboratively with my clients to ensure you receive the quality care you deserve. When we combine our strengths, we can create a well-balanced therapeutic relationship.
Not currently able to accept new clients. I firmly believe in holistic wellness and cater my practice towards helping my clients to achieve their goals. Therapy is only effective when it meets your needs and caters towards you as your own unique self. Therapy is also an expenditure when it comes to time, money and energy. I work collaboratively with my clients to ensure you receive the quality care you deserve. When we combine our strengths, we can create a well-balanced therapeutic relationship.
(667) 217-2370 View (667) 217-2370
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Thomas Weiss
Psychologist, PhD
Verified Verified
Baltimore, MD 21209
We all encounter difficulties in our lives that can potentially leave us feeling defeated and helpless. Bumps in the road will occur, the only question is how we "handle them". I believe in helping people recognize their strengths as well as develop better tools to "handle them" more effectively. The more tools we have, the greater the flexibility and the stronger we feel. I am a licensed clinical psychologist with over 30 years' experience in my private practice and at Sinai Hospital Rehab Center as a clinician and supervisor of clinicians. Thank you for your consideration.
We all encounter difficulties in our lives that can potentially leave us feeling defeated and helpless. Bumps in the road will occur, the only question is how we "handle them". I believe in helping people recognize their strengths as well as develop better tools to "handle them" more effectively. The more tools we have, the greater the flexibility and the stronger we feel. I am a licensed clinical psychologist with over 30 years' experience in my private practice and at Sinai Hospital Rehab Center as a clinician and supervisor of clinicians. Thank you for your consideration.
(443) 280-9907 View (443) 280-9907
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Arielle Skinner
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW-C
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Baltimore, MD 21229  (Online Only)
Will all my cycle breakers and overcomers please stand up! I want you to know that I see you. I see you taking on life’s challenges for the very first time, sometimes with limited guidance or support. I also know that it hasn't been easy. I'm here to provide mental, emotional, and practical support to the young adult who is navigating creating a life for themself from a perceived deficit, and may be experiencing negative emotions often associated with increased responsibility and decision-making.
Will all my cycle breakers and overcomers please stand up! I want you to know that I see you. I see you taking on life’s challenges for the very first time, sometimes with limited guidance or support. I also know that it hasn't been easy. I'm here to provide mental, emotional, and practical support to the young adult who is navigating creating a life for themself from a perceived deficit, and may be experiencing negative emotions often associated with increased responsibility and decision-making.
(410) 885-1818 View (410) 885-1818
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Rosemary Townsend
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LMSW
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Baltimore, MD 21213
Accepting new clients! - Feeling overwhelmed at the prospect of starting therapy? As your therapist I hope to make it easier by bringing nonjudgmental curiosity, empathy, and humor to your healing process. Therapy should prioritize earning your trust and creating a space where you can safely explore your own emotions. I aim to guide individuals through processing uncomfortable emotions, disruptive thoughts, and negative patterns at a pace that is decided together. When necessary, I can take a more practical approach that infuses mental health education and effective coping strategies if you prefer more structure. I follow your lead!
Accepting new clients! - Feeling overwhelmed at the prospect of starting therapy? As your therapist I hope to make it easier by bringing nonjudgmental curiosity, empathy, and humor to your healing process. Therapy should prioritize earning your trust and creating a space where you can safely explore your own emotions. I aim to guide individuals through processing uncomfortable emotions, disruptive thoughts, and negative patterns at a pace that is decided together. When necessary, I can take a more practical approach that infuses mental health education and effective coping strategies if you prefer more structure. I follow your lead!
(410) 970-3591 View (410) 970-3591
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Journey into Wellness, LLC
Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor, PhD, LCPC
Verified Verified
2 Endorsed
Baltimore, MD 21201
Most people contemplate therapy at a point where life's stressors have become so intense that talking about these things can be very difficult and even embarrassing. However, making a decision to seek therapy is an act that reflects a great deal of humility and self-love. If you or your family have been experiencing symptoms of depression, anxiety, or grief, my practice is well experienced in helping you during this healing process. Additionally, we have worked with families who were experiencing conflict due to separation, divorce, child welfare involvement, exposure to trauma, or just non-compliant/defiant behavior.
Most people contemplate therapy at a point where life's stressors have become so intense that talking about these things can be very difficult and even embarrassing. However, making a decision to seek therapy is an act that reflects a great deal of humility and self-love. If you or your family have been experiencing symptoms of depression, anxiety, or grief, my practice is well experienced in helping you during this healing process. Additionally, we have worked with families who were experiencing conflict due to separation, divorce, child welfare involvement, exposure to trauma, or just non-compliant/defiant behavior.
(518) 633-4236 View (518) 633-4236

How does your Therapist compare?

Number of Therapists in Baltimore, MD

1,000+

Average cost per session

$150

Therapists in Baltimore, MD who prioritize treating:

92% Anxiety
88% Depression
75% Self Esteem
73% Relationship Issues
69% Coping Skills
67% Trauma and PTSD
67% Stress

Average years in practice

10 Years

Top 3 insurances accepted

70% BlueCross and BlueShield
68% Cigna and Evernorth
68% CareFirst

How Therapists in Baltimore, MD see their clients

50% Online Only
50% In Person and Online

Gender breakdown

78% Female
20% Male
2% Non-Binary

FAQs - About Therapy and Counseling

How can I find a therapist in Baltimore?

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.