Therapists in Cheswolde Area, Baltimore, MD

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Hillel Kerman
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW-C
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Cheswolde Area, Baltimore, MD 21209  (Online Only)
I assist hard working individuals grappling with the challenges of addiction and the complexities of mental health disorders find help and support. My clients seek relief and find in me someone who has the capacity to understand them and their needs. Their needs extend beyond symptom management; they desire a compassionate and knowledgeable guide to help them navigate the intricate path towards healing. Together, we will explore your goals and cultivate a sense of confidence in your own ability to change. Understanding that each person's journey is unique, I am committed to tailoring my approach to address your specific needs.
I assist hard working individuals grappling with the challenges of addiction and the complexities of mental health disorders find help and support. My clients seek relief and find in me someone who has the capacity to understand them and their needs. Their needs extend beyond symptom management; they desire a compassionate and knowledgeable guide to help them navigate the intricate path towards healing. Together, we will explore your goals and cultivate a sense of confidence in your own ability to change. Understanding that each person's journey is unique, I am committed to tailoring my approach to address your specific needs.
(410) 431-3872 View (410) 431-3872
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Life & Relationship Coaching-Gershon Sonnenschein
MSc, ORDINAT, NBCC
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Cheswolde Area, Baltimore, MD 21209  (Online Only)
Feeling your life and relationships are out of control, feeling lost with no direction your destiny so vague feeling it is out of reach Its like being on a bus Do you want to be the driver or the passenger As the passenger you have no control but as the driver you control where the bus is going Being in control you decide your destiny. The ultimate question is who is driving your bus? I have many years as an experienced therapist and have evolved into becoming a certified professional life coach from the accredited Transformational Academy in order to be your guide.
Feeling your life and relationships are out of control, feeling lost with no direction your destiny so vague feeling it is out of reach Its like being on a bus Do you want to be the driver or the passenger As the passenger you have no control but as the driver you control where the bus is going Being in control you decide your destiny. The ultimate question is who is driving your bus? I have many years as an experienced therapist and have evolved into becoming a certified professional life coach from the accredited Transformational Academy in order to be your guide.
(667) 239-8663 View (667) 239-8663
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Michael Freedman
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, PhD, MSW, MEd, LCSW-C
Verified Verified
3 Endorsed
Cheswolde Area, Baltimore, MD 21208
Recovery Counseling Center, LLC has a caring staff of professional and prompt clinicians who work to give you the care that you need without delay. Simply give us a call and you will be in touch with a therapist within one business day or sooner, guaranteed. We work with clients of all ages and each of our therapists has a particular client and issue speciality to best meet your needs. You don't have to wait any longer to get the help that you deserve. We are dedicated to helping you reach recovery and success.
Recovery Counseling Center, LLC has a caring staff of professional and prompt clinicians who work to give you the care that you need without delay. Simply give us a call and you will be in touch with a therapist within one business day or sooner, guaranteed. We work with clients of all ages and each of our therapists has a particular client and issue speciality to best meet your needs. You don't have to wait any longer to get the help that you deserve. We are dedicated to helping you reach recovery and success.
(443) 616-2842 View (443) 616-2842
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Ina Joy Schwob
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LCSW-C
Verified Verified
3 Endorsed
Cheswolde Area, Baltimore, MD 21208
One of the most magical components of therapy is how it provides a person with the opportunity to discover their true inner self. As a therapist who has worked with people of various backgrounds, I have witnessed the powerful growth clients have achieved in all facets of life. I work with children, adolescents and adults who are struggling with relationships affected by trauma, in addition to other interpersonal issues at home or in school. I employ a client based strength model of therapy that focuses on the enhancement of the client's unique strengths and capabilities.
One of the most magical components of therapy is how it provides a person with the opportunity to discover their true inner self. As a therapist who has worked with people of various backgrounds, I have witnessed the powerful growth clients have achieved in all facets of life. I work with children, adolescents and adults who are struggling with relationships affected by trauma, in addition to other interpersonal issues at home or in school. I employ a client based strength model of therapy that focuses on the enhancement of the client's unique strengths and capabilities.
(443) 483-4226 View (443) 483-4226
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Joanne Epstein
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified Verified
Cheswolde Area, Baltimore, MD 21209
I am an exceptional listener, mentor and guide who works with people dealing with depression, mood disorders, anxiety, and addiction. My practice is patient-centered: I am trained in a number of treatment modalities, but they can only be effective if an honest, trusting relationship is forged between me and my patient. Creating that relationship cannot be one-sided; it must be collaborative. My first order of business when meeting a new client is to begin developing trust on both sides. I ask questions. I listen. I offer honest feedback. I keep my mind and heart open.
I am an exceptional listener, mentor and guide who works with people dealing with depression, mood disorders, anxiety, and addiction. My practice is patient-centered: I am trained in a number of treatment modalities, but they can only be effective if an honest, trusting relationship is forged between me and my patient. Creating that relationship cannot be one-sided; it must be collaborative. My first order of business when meeting a new client is to begin developing trust on both sides. I ask questions. I listen. I offer honest feedback. I keep my mind and heart open.
(410) 919-4955 View (410) 919-4955
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Efraim Eshaghian
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Cheswolde Area, Baltimore, MD 21209  (Online Only)
Hi, my name is Efraim Eshaghian. I have been in therapy myself, and I have come to realize what allows one to live the life he would like to live. We work on allowing the client to recognize his/her own solutions and path to greatness.
Hi, my name is Efraim Eshaghian. I have been in therapy myself, and I have come to realize what allows one to live the life he would like to live. We work on allowing the client to recognize his/her own solutions and path to greatness.
(410) 220-0590 View (410) 220-0590
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Bina Weiss
Marriage & Family Therapist, LCMFT
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Cheswolde Area, Baltimore, MD 21209
Life can be overwhelming, with many challenges. I believe that knowledge and clarity are the key elements when confronting challenges in life and in relationships. I work with my clients to develop a clear self-awareness about their role in life and how they function in different situations. My objective is to help the clients understand themselves, their actions, and their motivations. Throughout the session, I create a warm and supportive atmosphere that feels safe and secure, allowing the clients to work through their challenges with comfort. I work well with individuals, couples, parenting and singles who are navigating dating.
Life can be overwhelming, with many challenges. I believe that knowledge and clarity are the key elements when confronting challenges in life and in relationships. I work with my clients to develop a clear self-awareness about their role in life and how they function in different situations. My objective is to help the clients understand themselves, their actions, and their motivations. Throughout the session, I create a warm and supportive atmosphere that feels safe and secure, allowing the clients to work through their challenges with comfort. I work well with individuals, couples, parenting and singles who are navigating dating.
(323) 430-9224 View (323) 430-9224
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Matt Ewen
Counselor, LCSW-C
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Cheswolde Area, Baltimore, MD 21209  (Online Only)
With all of the challenges that life can throw at us, it is easy to feel overwhelmed or helpless. Life satisfaction and happiness might seem like distant goals with no clear path forward to reach them. You may find that you are spending more and more time stuck in your own head, perseverating on your struggles and acting as your own harshest critic. To me, therapy rooted in compassion and empathy can be a fantastic tool for navigating these challenges and discovering meaning and self-empowerment.
With all of the challenges that life can throw at us, it is easy to feel overwhelmed or helpless. Life satisfaction and happiness might seem like distant goals with no clear path forward to reach them. You may find that you are spending more and more time stuck in your own head, perseverating on your struggles and acting as your own harshest critic. To me, therapy rooted in compassion and empathy can be a fantastic tool for navigating these challenges and discovering meaning and self-empowerment.
(443) 672-4737 View (443) 672-4737
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Solomon Plonka
Psychologist, PhD
Verified Verified
3 Endorsed
Cheswolde Area, Baltimore, MD 21209  (Online Only)
You might be someone who is plagued by doubts. You fear that something awful will happen and feel the need to protect yourself or others from the threat. Your family and friends might try to reassure you, but you just keep imagining worst case scenarios. Perhaps you find yourself engaging in unhelpful behaviors that get in the way of the things that are important to you. Nobody can understand why you keep making these choices, despite their negative consequences. I hope to navigate these challenges with you in a safe and affirming space, where you feel accepted and understood.
You might be someone who is plagued by doubts. You fear that something awful will happen and feel the need to protect yourself or others from the threat. Your family and friends might try to reassure you, but you just keep imagining worst case scenarios. Perhaps you find yourself engaging in unhelpful behaviors that get in the way of the things that are important to you. Nobody can understand why you keep making these choices, despite their negative consequences. I hope to navigate these challenges with you in a safe and affirming space, where you feel accepted and understood.
(410) 883-5456 View (410) 883-5456
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Vanessa Pikler
Psychologist, PhD
Verified Verified
Cheswolde Area, Baltimore, MD 21209
Are you struggling with depression or anxiety? Do you defeat yourself with self-critical thinking? Does stress get in the way of accomplishing your goals in life? If you answered yes to any of these questions, please contact me. I can help you develop more self-compassion in order to tackle your problems. You'll feel understood, heard, respected, hopeful, and more confident in your ability to cope. I also work with people with medical illnesses and have special expertise in Health Psychology, such as coping with cancer diagnoses/treatments, caregiver stress, stress management and other mind/body issues.
Are you struggling with depression or anxiety? Do you defeat yourself with self-critical thinking? Does stress get in the way of accomplishing your goals in life? If you answered yes to any of these questions, please contact me. I can help you develop more self-compassion in order to tackle your problems. You'll feel understood, heard, respected, hopeful, and more confident in your ability to cope. I also work with people with medical illnesses and have special expertise in Health Psychology, such as coping with cancer diagnoses/treatments, caregiver stress, stress management and other mind/body issues.
(410) 970-6500 View (410) 970-6500
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Toni ( Adhikari) Antoinette Vlasits
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW-C
Verified Verified
Cheswolde Area, Baltimore, MD 21209
You are a unique magnificent being of Love, Peace, Joy and Light. You are whole and total...not separate from anyone or anything. It in only believing in thoughts, judgments, especially negative ones, that creates suffering, I would love to support you in: 1) learning how not to believe negative thoughts, rather observe and see through them and challenge them:2) when you do identify with them resulting in fear, pain, anger, or sadness how to directly experience them in your heart or body without story so they dissolve. 3) discover you are what you are looking for and have all the answers within and sit in the splendor of this.
You are a unique magnificent being of Love, Peace, Joy and Light. You are whole and total...not separate from anyone or anything. It in only believing in thoughts, judgments, especially negative ones, that creates suffering, I would love to support you in: 1) learning how not to believe negative thoughts, rather observe and see through them and challenge them:2) when you do identify with them resulting in fear, pain, anger, or sadness how to directly experience them in your heart or body without story so they dissolve. 3) discover you are what you are looking for and have all the answers within and sit in the splendor of this.
(410) 304-6202 View (410) 304-6202
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Matriarch Mental Health
Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor, LCPC, NCC, PMH-C
Verified Verified
Cheswolde Area, Baltimore, MD 21209
***Telehealth Services for Residents of MD, NJ, PA*** Pregnancy can be an incredible journey. But for some women, it's not. That's why we're here. Matriarch Mental Health serves the perinatal population with psychotherapy and consulting services that are Specialized, Individualized, Comprehensive, and Convenient. If you're having trouble keeping up or feeling "not like myself," then self-compassion and professional support can help be the difference between you burning out or regaining your strength.
***Telehealth Services for Residents of MD, NJ, PA*** Pregnancy can be an incredible journey. But for some women, it's not. That's why we're here. Matriarch Mental Health serves the perinatal population with psychotherapy and consulting services that are Specialized, Individualized, Comprehensive, and Convenient. If you're having trouble keeping up or feeling "not like myself," then self-compassion and professional support can help be the difference between you burning out or regaining your strength.
(410) 431-3940 View (410) 431-3940
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Career Awakenings
Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor, NCC, CRC, LCPC
Verified Verified
Cheswolde Area, Baltimore, MD 21215
I work with: Individuals wanting to define a goal and/or change careers * Students approaching graduation or recently graduated * Men and women returning to the workforce after an absence or seeking advancement in their careers * Individuals dealing with a career/life transition or crisis * People nearing retirement or just retired * Those who want more joy, passion and fulfillment in their work and life
I work with: Individuals wanting to define a goal and/or change careers * Students approaching graduation or recently graduated * Men and women returning to the workforce after an absence or seeking advancement in their careers * Individuals dealing with a career/life transition or crisis * People nearing retirement or just retired * Those who want more joy, passion and fulfillment in their work and life
(410) 593-1434 View (410) 593-1434
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Ari Blum
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW-C
Verified Verified
Cheswolde Area, Baltimore, MD 21209
Does your child struggle with worry or sadness, has trouble concentrating and is frequently frustrated, has difficulty regulating mood and is often irritable or has tantrums, has disruptive behaviors at home and school? You are not alone. Many children struggle with anxiety, depression, and disruptive behavior. There is hope. With help, your child can learn skills and strategies to overcome these concerns. As a parent, you can learn techniques and interventions to support your child to be their best.
Does your child struggle with worry or sadness, has trouble concentrating and is frequently frustrated, has difficulty regulating mood and is often irritable or has tantrums, has disruptive behaviors at home and school? You are not alone. Many children struggle with anxiety, depression, and disruptive behavior. There is hope. With help, your child can learn skills and strategies to overcome these concerns. As a parent, you can learn techniques and interventions to support your child to be their best.
(443) 666-3318 View (443) 666-3318
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Ruth L Klein
Psychologist, PhD
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Cheswolde Area, Baltimore, MD 21209
I am a licensed clinical psychologist with more than 20 years' experience treating adults, adolescents, couples and families. Trained in insight-oriented treatment, I primarily identify as a "systems" therapist who helps clients understand their behavior and emotions not only as individuals but in the context of their family and relationships. I have an interest and expertise in Cognitive-Behavioral approaches to health issues (insomnia in particular). I work with you to identify your concerns and goals, and to develop and implement a plan for working together to address them.
I am a licensed clinical psychologist with more than 20 years' experience treating adults, adolescents, couples and families. Trained in insight-oriented treatment, I primarily identify as a "systems" therapist who helps clients understand their behavior and emotions not only as individuals but in the context of their family and relationships. I have an interest and expertise in Cognitive-Behavioral approaches to health issues (insomnia in particular). I work with you to identify your concerns and goals, and to develop and implement a plan for working together to address them.
(410) 618-0882 View (410) 618-0882
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Rebecca Lencz
Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor, LCPC, MS
Verified Verified
Cheswolde Area, Baltimore, MD 21209  (Online Only)
If you are feeling overwhelmed, anxious, or sad, know that reaching out for help is the first step towards healing. I understand that stressors, losses and transitions can easily become overwhelming, and I can help you address the anxiety and negativity brought on during challenging times. My training in trauma, grief & loss, cultural diversity and spirituality provides me with tools to help you explore what may be compounding or affecting your difficulties. I have particular interest in helping women address unique challenges complicated by societal expectations, multiple roles, and life cycle changes.
If you are feeling overwhelmed, anxious, or sad, know that reaching out for help is the first step towards healing. I understand that stressors, losses and transitions can easily become overwhelming, and I can help you address the anxiety and negativity brought on during challenging times. My training in trauma, grief & loss, cultural diversity and spirituality provides me with tools to help you explore what may be compounding or affecting your difficulties. I have particular interest in helping women address unique challenges complicated by societal expectations, multiple roles, and life cycle changes.
(410) 888-0672 View (410) 888-0672
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Devora (Deborah) Stern
Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor, LCPC
Verified Verified
2 Endorsed
Cheswolde Area, Baltimore, MD 21215
I work with teenagers and adults with anxiety, depression, school avoidance, self-harm behaviors and OCD. If you like the idea of speaking freely about your thoughts and feelings without being judged, if you like feeling completely accepted for who you are, without having to change anything about yourself, then you’ve come to the right place. Therapy is an opportunity to meet with someone who will accept and support you unconditionally. It’s a space where you can actually learn to stop judging yourself and to let go of thought patterns and beliefs that have been holding you back from experiencing inner peace.
I work with teenagers and adults with anxiety, depression, school avoidance, self-harm behaviors and OCD. If you like the idea of speaking freely about your thoughts and feelings without being judged, if you like feeling completely accepted for who you are, without having to change anything about yourself, then you’ve come to the right place. Therapy is an opportunity to meet with someone who will accept and support you unconditionally. It’s a space where you can actually learn to stop judging yourself and to let go of thought patterns and beliefs that have been holding you back from experiencing inner peace.
(410) 844-6586 View (410) 844-6586
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Shira Baskin
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified Verified
Cheswolde Area, Baltimore, MD 21209
“Therapy is like being presented with two different paths, and choosing the road less taken” We are all products of our personal experiences. This is what makes each of us unique, coming into treatment with our own story. Im interested in hearing your story, helping you discover new ways to navigate your life. Each individual needs a different approach in treatment, and my goal is to individualize the process to help you reach your personal goal. It would be my privilege to work with you so we can together reach emotional wellness.
“Therapy is like being presented with two different paths, and choosing the road less taken” We are all products of our personal experiences. This is what makes each of us unique, coming into treatment with our own story. Im interested in hearing your story, helping you discover new ways to navigate your life. Each individual needs a different approach in treatment, and my goal is to individualize the process to help you reach your personal goal. It would be my privilege to work with you so we can together reach emotional wellness.
(929) 200-3719 View (929) 200-3719
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Alan Kutner
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LMSW
Verified Verified
2 Endorsed
Cheswolde Area, Baltimore, MD 21209
"The problem is not the problem. The problem is your attitude about the problem." Are you tired of pretending "everything's fine", when it's not? Real men embrace vulnerability, honesty & courage. It takes guts to ask for help & face struggles head-on. It takes strength to open up & true bravery to take action for lasting change. We often hit a wall in life & reach a turning point – a bridge we need to cross. Are you looking for a therapist who is real and genuine & can guide you across? As we embark on this transformative journey, I will be here to support you every step of the way, empowering you to unlock your true potential.
"The problem is not the problem. The problem is your attitude about the problem." Are you tired of pretending "everything's fine", when it's not? Real men embrace vulnerability, honesty & courage. It takes guts to ask for help & face struggles head-on. It takes strength to open up & true bravery to take action for lasting change. We often hit a wall in life & reach a turning point – a bridge we need to cross. Are you looking for a therapist who is real and genuine & can guide you across? As we embark on this transformative journey, I will be here to support you every step of the way, empowering you to unlock your true potential.
(443) 373-0968 View (443) 373-0968
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Jake Chames
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LMSW
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Cheswolde Area, Baltimore, MD 21209
Pain is something we've all experienced. However, often instead of confronting and experiencing the emotions that come along with it, we tend to sidestep and ignore them. This leads to stress, anxiety, and low self-esteem. I work with my clients to embrace the emotions of their past and present in a safe and healthy environment, enabling them to live a more wholesome lifestyle.
Pain is something we've all experienced. However, often instead of confronting and experiencing the emotions that come along with it, we tend to sidestep and ignore them. This leads to stress, anxiety, and low self-esteem. I work with my clients to embrace the emotions of their past and present in a safe and healthy environment, enabling them to live a more wholesome lifestyle.
(410) 324-6179 View (410) 324-6179

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Number of Therapists in Cheswolde Area, Baltimore, MD

100+

Average cost per session

$150

Therapists in Cheswolde Area, Baltimore, MD who prioritize treating:

93% Anxiety
88% Depression
79% Self Esteem
75% Relationship Issues
67% Stress
66% Coping Skills
62% Trauma and PTSD

Average years in practice

11 Years

Top 3 insurances accepted

79% BlueCross and BlueShield
73% CareFirst
63% Cigna and Evernorth

How Therapists in Cheswolde Area, Baltimore, MD see their clients

73% In Person and Online
27% Online Only

Gender breakdown

64% Female
36% Male

FAQs - About Therapy and Counseling

How can I find a therapist in Cheswolde Area, 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.

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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.