Therapists in Pleasant View Gardens, Baltimore, MD

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Tamara L. Baker
Psychologist, PhD
Verified
Pleasant View Gardens, Baltimore, MD 21212
Tamara L. Baker is a Licensed Psychologist in Maryland who has been practicing since 1994. She has extensive expertise in treating anxiety disorders with EMDR, geriatrics, and assessing dementia. She has worked in college counseling centers, private practice, and long-term care settings. Tamara is a holistic psychologist, which means that she will see you as a complex, dynamic, emotional, and spiritual being who is always growing and evolving. Working with Tamara may start with a particular “problem,” which could be addressed with a synthesis of EMDR, interpersonal, humanistic, mind-body practices, and/or cognitive approaches.
Tamara L. Baker is a Licensed Psychologist in Maryland who has been practicing since 1994. She has extensive expertise in treating anxiety disorders with EMDR, geriatrics, and assessing dementia. She has worked in college counseling centers, private practice, and long-term care settings. Tamara is a holistic psychologist, which means that she will see you as a complex, dynamic, emotional, and spiritual being who is always growing and evolving. Working with Tamara may start with a particular “problem,” which could be addressed with a synthesis of EMDR, interpersonal, humanistic, mind-body practices, and/or cognitive approaches.
(443) 323-1836 View (443) 323-1836
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Mark Johnson
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LPCC
Verified
Pleasant View Gardens, Baltimore, MD 21212
Mark Johnson, LPCC Mark Johnson is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor in Maryland with 21 years of experience. He holds a Master of Divinity and a Master of Science. Mark believes in treating everyone equally and fairly. He offers Individual Therapy and Family/Couples Therapy. In his spare time, Mark enjoys reading, movies and family fun.
Mark Johnson, LPCC Mark Johnson is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor in Maryland with 21 years of experience. He holds a Master of Divinity and a Master of Science. Mark believes in treating everyone equally and fairly. He offers Individual Therapy and Family/Couples Therapy. In his spare time, Mark enjoys reading, movies and family fun.
(443) 648-9655 View (443) 648-9655
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Carrie Holland-Lee
Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor, LCPC
Verified
Pleasant View Gardens, Baltimore, MD 21212  (Online Only)
Carrie Holland-Lee is a Licensed Professional Counselor-Private Practice in Maryland with over 10 years of experience. She holds a Master’s Degree in Professional Counseling from Liberty University.
Carrie Holland-Lee is a Licensed Professional Counselor-Private Practice in Maryland with over 10 years of experience. She holds a Master’s Degree in Professional Counseling from Liberty University.
(443) 331-9623 View (443) 331-9623
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Carly Compton
Counselor, LCPC
Verified
Pleasant View Gardens, Baltimore, MD 21212
Carly Compton is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor in Maryland who has been practicing since 2021. Carly believes in treating clients as individuals and collaborating with clients to make sure they feel that their treatment plan is practical and sustainable for their lives. Each person is treated as the most important part of their treatment team, as they are the expert of their experience. Carly practices a person-centered and strengths-based approach. She facilitates clients identifying their own strengths and encourages utilizing those strengths to build a foundation for coping.
Carly Compton is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor in Maryland who has been practicing since 2021. Carly believes in treating clients as individuals and collaborating with clients to make sure they feel that their treatment plan is practical and sustainable for their lives. Each person is treated as the most important part of their treatment team, as they are the expert of their experience. Carly practices a person-centered and strengths-based approach. She facilitates clients identifying their own strengths and encourages utilizing those strengths to build a foundation for coping.
(443) 222-9691 View (443) 222-9691
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Anjali Jain
Psychologist, PhD
Verified
Pleasant View Gardens, Baltimore, MD 21212
Dr. Jain is a Licensed Psychologist (Clinical) who has worked in the field for over 15 years. She has worked extensively with adults experiencing depression, anxiety, grief, trauma, relationship issues, and stressors associated with life transitions and physical health. She is also the Regional Clinical Director for Lifestance in Maryland. Dr. Jain has worked independently with outpatient group practices in Maryland. Previously, she has worked with trauma survivors, veterans, substance abuse, and the homeless population in New York City.
Dr. Jain is a Licensed Psychologist (Clinical) who has worked in the field for over 15 years. She has worked extensively with adults experiencing depression, anxiety, grief, trauma, relationship issues, and stressors associated with life transitions and physical health. She is also the Regional Clinical Director for Lifestance in Maryland. Dr. Jain has worked independently with outpatient group practices in Maryland. Previously, she has worked with trauma survivors, veterans, substance abuse, and the homeless population in New York City.
(443) 767-4501 View (443) 767-4501
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Elisza Fisher
Counselor, LCPC
Verified
Pleasant View Gardens, Baltimore, MD 21212  (Online Only)
Elisza Fisher is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor in Maryland who started practicing in 2006. She has a Master's Degree in Counseling from McDaniel College. Elisza believes in treating everyone with respect and dignity and employs person-centered and trauma-informed approach to her treatment to better the lives of her clients. In her spare time, Elisza enjoys animals, music, cars and time with family and friends.
Elisza Fisher is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor in Maryland who started practicing in 2006. She has a Master's Degree in Counseling from McDaniel College. Elisza believes in treating everyone with respect and dignity and employs person-centered and trauma-informed approach to her treatment to better the lives of her clients. In her spare time, Elisza enjoys animals, music, cars and time with family and friends.
(443) 888-2565 View (443) 888-2565
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Shawn Smith
Counselor, LCADC
Verified
Pleasant View Gardens, Baltimore, MD 21212
Hello - I am a licensed clinical professional counselor (L.C.P.C.), and a licensed clinical alcohol and drug counselor (L.C.A.D.C.). I've been assisting individuals with mental health and behavioral health disorders, in addition to substance use disorders, in and around the Baltimore, Maryland area for the past 23-years. I believe that a solid therapeutic relationship and a good sense of humor are critical to exploring some of life's greatest challenges and obstacles. With a little effort and guidance, almost anyone can accomplish almost anything!
Hello - I am a licensed clinical professional counselor (L.C.P.C.), and a licensed clinical alcohol and drug counselor (L.C.A.D.C.). I've been assisting individuals with mental health and behavioral health disorders, in addition to substance use disorders, in and around the Baltimore, Maryland area for the past 23-years. I believe that a solid therapeutic relationship and a good sense of humor are critical to exploring some of life's greatest challenges and obstacles. With a little effort and guidance, almost anyone can accomplish almost anything!
(410) 559-9293 View (410) 559-9293
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Renny Drinks
Psychological Associate, PsyD
Verified
Pleasant View Gardens, Baltimore, MD 21212  (Online Only)
My name is Renny Drinks, Psy.D. I am a psychology associate practicing under the supervision of Lillian Odera, Ph.D. I work with adults, families, and couples from a Psychodynamic and Family Systems approach. I have extensive experience dealing with a wide range of psychological conditions including attachment issues, trauma, adjustment issues, grief and loss, fertility/reproductive issues, gender related issues, depression, anxiety, identity development, relationship difficulties, and life dissatisfaction to name a few.
My name is Renny Drinks, Psy.D. I am a psychology associate practicing under the supervision of Lillian Odera, Ph.D. I work with adults, families, and couples from a Psychodynamic and Family Systems approach. I have extensive experience dealing with a wide range of psychological conditions including attachment issues, trauma, adjustment issues, grief and loss, fertility/reproductive issues, gender related issues, depression, anxiety, identity development, relationship difficulties, and life dissatisfaction to name a few.
(410) 835-4198 View (410) 835-4198
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Sarah Balogh
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified
Pleasant View Gardens, Baltimore, MD 21212
Sarah Balogh (pronounced Bay-Low) is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with over 6 years of experience specializing in Anxiety, Depression, Addiction, ADHD, and Relationship/Attachment issues with clients ages 16-65. She received her Bachelor's in Social Work and Psychology from University of Maryland, Baltimore County and her Master of Social Work from University of Maryland, Baltimore. Sarah utilizes an eclectic approach with her clients, catering her interventions to their specific personality and needs.
Sarah Balogh (pronounced Bay-Low) is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with over 6 years of experience specializing in Anxiety, Depression, Addiction, ADHD, and Relationship/Attachment issues with clients ages 16-65. She received her Bachelor's in Social Work and Psychology from University of Maryland, Baltimore County and her Master of Social Work from University of Maryland, Baltimore. Sarah utilizes an eclectic approach with her clients, catering her interventions to their specific personality and needs.
(410) 941-3365 View (410) 941-3365
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Catherine McCubbin
Counselor, LCPC
Verified
Pleasant View Gardens, Baltimore, MD 21212  (Online Only)
Catherine A. McCubbin, LCPC Catherine A. McCubbin is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor in Maryland who has been practicing since 2002. She has an MA in Clinical Psychology from Towson University. Catherine believes everyone has the ability to change. She utilizes different types of interventions, such as CBT, DBT, and Motivational Interviewing, knowing that what works for one person won't necessarily work for everyone. She knows that 'better' looks different for everyone and see herself as a guide to help clients reach their goals. In her free time, Catherine enjoys reading, travel, and photography.
Catherine A. McCubbin, LCPC Catherine A. McCubbin is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor in Maryland who has been practicing since 2002. She has an MA in Clinical Psychology from Towson University. Catherine believes everyone has the ability to change. She utilizes different types of interventions, such as CBT, DBT, and Motivational Interviewing, knowing that what works for one person won't necessarily work for everyone. She knows that 'better' looks different for everyone and see herself as a guide to help clients reach their goals. In her free time, Catherine enjoys reading, travel, and photography.
(443) 541-5960 View (443) 541-5960
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Eric Drinks
Psychological Associate, PsyD
Verified
Pleasant View Gardens, Baltimore, MD 21212  (Online Only)
He works with children, adolescents, adults, and families with a wide range of psychological conditions including anxiety, depression, relationship difficulties, and trauma. Dr. Drinks believes that the key to therapy is the therapeutic relationship and through the relationship he hopes to help the client find his or her path to achieve his or her goals. Dr. Drinks uses a variety of techniques to tailor the therapy on a client-by-client basis.
He works with children, adolescents, adults, and families with a wide range of psychological conditions including anxiety, depression, relationship difficulties, and trauma. Dr. Drinks believes that the key to therapy is the therapeutic relationship and through the relationship he hopes to help the client find his or her path to achieve his or her goals. Dr. Drinks uses a variety of techniques to tailor the therapy on a client-by-client basis.
(410) 680-3734 View (410) 680-3734
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Mika Singer
Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor, LCPC
Verified
Pleasant View Gardens, Baltimore, MD 21212
Mika Singer, LCPC Mika Singer is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor in Maryland who has been practicing since 2011. She holds a BA in Psychology, an MA in Criminal Justice, and an MA in Counseling. Mika believes in meeting clients where they are and addressing their needs with a modality suited to them. In her spare time, Mika enjoys trivia, coaching and playing softball, and being a Cheer and Girl Scout mom.
Mika Singer, LCPC Mika Singer is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor in Maryland who has been practicing since 2011. She holds a BA in Psychology, an MA in Criminal Justice, and an MA in Counseling. Mika believes in meeting clients where they are and addressing their needs with a modality suited to them. In her spare time, Mika enjoys trivia, coaching and playing softball, and being a Cheer and Girl Scout mom.
(443) 998-8425 View (443) 998-8425

Online Therapists

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Shimekia Williams
Counselor, MA, LGPC
Verified
Baltimore, MD 21202  (Online Only)
I am a dedicated couples therapist with a passion for helping partners build strong and thriving relationships. With a deep understanding of the complexities and challenges that couples face, I am committed to guiding you and your partner towards a healthier and more fulfilling connection. Drawing from the renowned Gottman Institute, my approach to couples therapy is grounded in research-backed methods that have been proven effective in transforming relationships. I bring a wealth of knowledge and expertise to every session, offering you evidence-based strategies and insights to enhance your bond.
I am a dedicated couples therapist with a passion for helping partners build strong and thriving relationships. With a deep understanding of the complexities and challenges that couples face, I am committed to guiding you and your partner towards a healthier and more fulfilling connection. Drawing from the renowned Gottman Institute, my approach to couples therapy is grounded in research-backed methods that have been proven effective in transforming relationships. I bring a wealth of knowledge and expertise to every session, offering you evidence-based strategies and insights to enhance your bond.
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Lindsey Daniels
Psychologist, PsyD
Verified
Baltimore, MD 21211
My clients are unique individuals that become the central focus in our work together. By teaching practical application of therapeutic skills, clients are able to work on achieving personal goals in their everyday life. We collaborate to identify patterns of thought and behaviors that may underlie roadblocks to success, making desired changes to sustain achievement of your positive life goals. I integrate approaches and methods to fit your needs, working to support the development of a resilient core sense of identity, allowing you to continually and successfully address life concerns during and after treatment.
My clients are unique individuals that become the central focus in our work together. By teaching practical application of therapeutic skills, clients are able to work on achieving personal goals in their everyday life. We collaborate to identify patterns of thought and behaviors that may underlie roadblocks to success, making desired changes to sustain achievement of your positive life goals. I integrate approaches and methods to fit your needs, working to support the development of a resilient core sense of identity, allowing you to continually and successfully address life concerns during and after treatment.
(443) 552-5894 View (443) 552-5894
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Magical Black Womxn Thrive LLC
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LCSW-C
Verified
Baltimore, MD 21212  (Online Only)
Hi, I'm Mercedes! I am a Black Queer Fat Womxn who works daily to take responsibility for the cisgendered, able-bodied and other forms of privilege I benefit from. I am a lifetime Baltimorean (Proud Western Dove!) who is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker-Certified (Board Approved Supervisor). I am an anti-racist who believes the dismantling of white supremacy is central to reaching equity for all. I am dedicated to supporting every womxn to make the choices that are right for them and their bodies. In my practice the goal is to help every client define what thriving means to them.
Hi, I'm Mercedes! I am a Black Queer Fat Womxn who works daily to take responsibility for the cisgendered, able-bodied and other forms of privilege I benefit from. I am a lifetime Baltimorean (Proud Western Dove!) who is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker-Certified (Board Approved Supervisor). I am an anti-racist who believes the dismantling of white supremacy is central to reaching equity for all. I am dedicated to supporting every womxn to make the choices that are right for them and their bodies. In my practice the goal is to help every client define what thriving means to them.
(443) 508-7978 View (443) 508-7978
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Karen Kochen Silverman
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW-C, LLC
Verified
Baltimore, MD 21210
We all face various challenges in life. If your child is struggling in any way, it is natural to sometimes feel discouraged or overwhelmed. Perhaps you’ve noticed behavioral changes, or maybe they seem anxious, depressed, or angry. Whatever your concerns may be, I assure you that it is not too late! I am dedicated to helping you and your child or adolescent overcome their challenges and thrive. The therapy I offer will help them explore thoughts and emotions, work through any difficult experiences, and discover their inner strengths.
We all face various challenges in life. If your child is struggling in any way, it is natural to sometimes feel discouraged or overwhelmed. Perhaps you’ve noticed behavioral changes, or maybe they seem anxious, depressed, or angry. Whatever your concerns may be, I assure you that it is not too late! I am dedicated to helping you and your child or adolescent overcome their challenges and thrive. The therapy I offer will help them explore thoughts and emotions, work through any difficult experiences, and discover their inner strengths.
(443) 400-7248 View (443) 400-7248
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William Nation
Psychologist, PhD
Verified
1 Endorsed
Baltimore, MD 21207  (Online Only)
My ideal client seeks a unique path to recovery, traditional but new. They grapple with the weight of mental health challenges and desire not just relief but a journey towards self-discovery. Their issues are nuanced, requiring a therapist who understands the complexities of mental health but also recognizes the healing potential in unconventional avenues. They aim to intertwine their passions with therapy, using the familiar landscapes of virtual realms and beloved narratives to fuel meaningful change. In this fusion, they see not only a therapeutic process but a transformative adventure tailored to their needs and aspirations.
My ideal client seeks a unique path to recovery, traditional but new. They grapple with the weight of mental health challenges and desire not just relief but a journey towards self-discovery. Their issues are nuanced, requiring a therapist who understands the complexities of mental health but also recognizes the healing potential in unconventional avenues. They aim to intertwine their passions with therapy, using the familiar landscapes of virtual realms and beloved narratives to fuel meaningful change. In this fusion, they see not only a therapeutic process but a transformative adventure tailored to their needs and aspirations.
(410) 888-0798 View (410) 888-0798
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Martin Weishaar
Counselor, LCPC, LCPAT, MFA
Verified
3 Endorsed
Baltimore, MD 21211
I work with preteens, teens, and adults. I specialize in depression, anxiety, and trauma related disorders. Together, we discover how your attachment pattern has influenced your behavior, thoughts, and emotional security. I believe in holding the therapeutic space as a method for responsibility, transparency, and creating life solutions.In addition to talk therapy, I also use art therapy as a therapeutic modality for interested individuals. Art therapy is a non-verbal therapeutic practice geared toward examining our thoughts and emotions through a creative outlet.
I work with preteens, teens, and adults. I specialize in depression, anxiety, and trauma related disorders. Together, we discover how your attachment pattern has influenced your behavior, thoughts, and emotional security. I believe in holding the therapeutic space as a method for responsibility, transparency, and creating life solutions.In addition to talk therapy, I also use art therapy as a therapeutic modality for interested individuals. Art therapy is a non-verbal therapeutic practice geared toward examining our thoughts and emotions through a creative outlet.
(301) 205-5673 View (301) 205-5673
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Edyta Chrzanowska
Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor, MA, LCPC
Verified
5 Endorsed
Baltimore, MD 21286
Waitlist for new clients
I enjoy working with creatively inspired individuals searching for or growing fulfilling careers or entrepreneurial opportunities which emphasize their unique personalities and natural gifts that allow for an integrated work-life balance. I also enjoy working with parents interested in finding an integrated lifestyle that merges personal, professional, and familial values. I use a family systems lens in individual counseling, where we collaborate on exploring how past and present family systems influence a person’s sense of self. I also work with clients' external systems in family therapy and parent coaching, etc.
I enjoy working with creatively inspired individuals searching for or growing fulfilling careers or entrepreneurial opportunities which emphasize their unique personalities and natural gifts that allow for an integrated work-life balance. I also enjoy working with parents interested in finding an integrated lifestyle that merges personal, professional, and familial values. I use a family systems lens in individual counseling, where we collaborate on exploring how past and present family systems influence a person’s sense of self. I also work with clients' external systems in family therapy and parent coaching, etc.
(667) 201-6252 View (667) 201-6252
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Alan Kutner
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LMSW
Verified
Baltimore, MD 21218  (Online Only)
Real men embrace vulnerability, honesty, and courage. It takes guts to admit needing help and face struggles head-on. It takes strength to open up, and true bravery to take action and make lasting changes. If you're a guy reading this, chances are you're tired of pretending everything is okay when it's not. Let's be real, we often hit a wall in life and reach a turning point – a bridge we need to cross. Are you looking for a therapist who is real and genuine, and 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 be the best you you can be.
Real men embrace vulnerability, honesty, and courage. It takes guts to admit needing help and face struggles head-on. It takes strength to open up, and true bravery to take action and make lasting changes. If you're a guy reading this, chances are you're tired of pretending everything is okay when it's not. Let's be real, we often hit a wall in life and reach a turning point – a bridge we need to cross. Are you looking for a therapist who is real and genuine, and 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 be the best you you can be.
(410) 989-4718 View (410) 989-4718

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Number of Therapists in Pleasant View Gardens, Baltimore, MD

10+

Therapists in Pleasant View Gardens, Baltimore, MD who prioritize treating:

100% Depression
100% Anxiety
100% Trauma and PTSD
83% Women's Issues
75% Bipolar Disorder
67% ADHD
58% Grief

Top 3 insurances accepted

92% Aetna
92% Cigna and Evernorth
83% BlueCross and BlueShield

How Therapists in Pleasant View Gardens, Baltimore, MD see their clients

59% In Person and Online
41% Online Only

Gender breakdown

75% Female
25% Male

FAQs - About Therapy and Counseling

How can I find a therapist in Pleasant View Gardens, 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.