Therapists in Cambridge, MD

Photo of Malkia Johnson - Living Well Counseling and Consulting SVCS, LLC, DSW, LCSW-C, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Living Well Counseling and Consulting SVCS, LLC
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, DSW, LCSW-C
Verified Verified
Cambridge, MD 21613
Not accepting new clients
Life can be overwhelming and I believe with support and guidance, it is possible to navigate through life’s challenges. A safe space to share and process your thoughts is vital to healing. I have over 17+ years of providing person-centered, strength-based care to individuals in need of mental health treatment. My area of expertise include but are not limited to depression, anxiety, family relations, trauma, and crisis management. I provide individual counseling to school-age children, adolescents, and adults.
Life can be overwhelming and I believe with support and guidance, it is possible to navigate through life’s challenges. A safe space to share and process your thoughts is vital to healing. I have over 17+ years of providing person-centered, strength-based care to individuals in need of mental health treatment. My area of expertise include but are not limited to depression, anxiety, family relations, trauma, and crisis management. I provide individual counseling to school-age children, adolescents, and adults.
(443) 578-3575 View (443) 578-3575
Photo of Jacqueline Lynn Sorrells, LCPC, LPCMH, M Ed, Counselor
Jacqueline Lynn Sorrells
Counselor, LCPC, LPCMH, M Ed
Verified Verified
Cambridge, MD 21613
I am a Clinical Mental Health Counselor licensed in Maryland and Delaware. Prior to entering the counseling field, I worked in public education, for 31 years, as a teacher, assistant principal, high school principal, and career/work-based counselor.
I am a Clinical Mental Health Counselor licensed in Maryland and Delaware. Prior to entering the counseling field, I worked in public education, for 31 years, as a teacher, assistant principal, high school principal, and career/work-based counselor.
(410) 729-6980 View (410) 729-6980
Photo of Omeaka Jackson, MA, LCPC
Omeaka Jackson
Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor, MA, LCPC
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Cambridge, MD 21613
I am an advocate for children and their families. I feel it is important for children to be heard and validated. I know the importance of meeting the client "where they are" emotionally, spiritually and psychologically. My approach is client centered and I apply play therapy, expressive art therapy, CBT and sand therapy based on the needs of the client. I work with children, adolescents, adults, families, couples and veterans. I assist clients with identifying the root causes of their current problems and how to resolve them. Honoring my client's life story is important. The client is the author of their life.
I am an advocate for children and their families. I feel it is important for children to be heard and validated. I know the importance of meeting the client "where they are" emotionally, spiritually and psychologically. My approach is client centered and I apply play therapy, expressive art therapy, CBT and sand therapy based on the needs of the client. I work with children, adolescents, adults, families, couples and veterans. I assist clients with identifying the root causes of their current problems and how to resolve them. Honoring my client's life story is important. The client is the author of their life.
(443) 840-9950 View (443) 840-9950
Photo of Jennifer M. Lake, MEd, LCPC, Counselor
Jennifer M. Lake
Counselor, MEd, LCPC
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Cambridge, MD 21613  (Online Only)
Welcome to my profile page! Thank you for taking that first step to help yourself or a loved one. Life can be challenging at times and sometimes we all need a little help to get through it. Nobody should ever have to suffer in silence, there is plenty of help available! Sometimes we need help or a listening ear outside of our family & friends and I am here to tell you that it is okay! Whether the problems that you or a loved one is encountering are a result of a recent stressor or unresolved trauma, I am here to help you on your healing journey.
Welcome to my profile page! Thank you for taking that first step to help yourself or a loved one. Life can be challenging at times and sometimes we all need a little help to get through it. Nobody should ever have to suffer in silence, there is plenty of help available! Sometimes we need help or a listening ear outside of our family & friends and I am here to tell you that it is okay! Whether the problems that you or a loved one is encountering are a result of a recent stressor or unresolved trauma, I am here to help you on your healing journey.
(410) 498-7497 View (410) 498-7497
Photo of Brittany DENISE DUCKWORTH - Flourishing Healthy Minds, LCSW-C, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Flourishing Healthy Minds
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW-C
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Cambridge, MD 21613  (Online Only)
Flourishing Healthy Minds focuses on concerns including family dynamics, anxiety, and depression. Our goal is to help individuals navigate difficult times and assisting them in reaching their full potential in a warm environment where they are free to explore their thoughts and feelings openly.
Flourishing Healthy Minds focuses on concerns including family dynamics, anxiety, and depression. Our goal is to help individuals navigate difficult times and assisting them in reaching their full potential in a warm environment where they are free to explore their thoughts and feelings openly.
(240) 998-8078 View (240) 998-8078
Photo of Laura Harrison - Balanced Life Counseling Services, LLC, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Balanced Life Counseling Services, LLC
Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Verified Verified
Cambridge, MD 21613
We are a group practice with several experienced Licensed Clinical Social Workers and Licensed Clinical Professional Counselors who are available to meet your needs. Most of our staff have over 15 years of therapy experience with a wide array of specialties. We offer services to clients of all ages and take most insurances.
We are a group practice with several experienced Licensed Clinical Social Workers and Licensed Clinical Professional Counselors who are available to meet your needs. Most of our staff have over 15 years of therapy experience with a wide array of specialties. We offer services to clients of all ages and take most insurances.
(443) 979-8079 View (443) 979-8079
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Chelsea Slacum
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW-C, EMDR
Verified Verified
2 Endorsed
Cambridge, MD 21613
Please e-mail me at chelseaslacumlcsw.c@gmail.com for immediate response and appointment availability. ----------------------- I know first-hand the twists and turns life can take you on. I have a deep understanding of the challenges individuals, couples, families, and children face on a daily basis. Life's often overwhelming demands can result in anxiety, depression, and other unhealthy ways of managing stress. I desire to work with clients to help empower them through identifying and conquering patterns of negative thoughts and behaviors while working toward developing a healthy, balanced lifestyle that everyone deserves to have.
Please e-mail me at chelseaslacumlcsw.c@gmail.com for immediate response and appointment availability. ----------------------- I know first-hand the twists and turns life can take you on. I have a deep understanding of the challenges individuals, couples, families, and children face on a daily basis. Life's often overwhelming demands can result in anxiety, depression, and other unhealthy ways of managing stress. I desire to work with clients to help empower them through identifying and conquering patterns of negative thoughts and behaviors while working toward developing a healthy, balanced lifestyle that everyone deserves to have.
(410) 705-2551 View (410) 705-2551
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Maggie Black
Psychologist, PsyD
Verified Verified
Cambridge, MD 21613
Not accepting new clients
I specialize in the issues adults face as they age; this includes those struggling with anxiety, depression, relationship issues, or another chronic mental or physical illness. The challenges we face as we age can be difficult, and can include declining physical health, loss of independence, dementia, fatigue from caregiving, or issues of grief & loss. Sometimes, these challenges lead to symptoms of depression and/or anxiety. I provide psychotherapy, couples counseling, memory testing, and behavior management training to adults, older adults, and their caregivers. Call today and we will work on your challenges together!
I specialize in the issues adults face as they age; this includes those struggling with anxiety, depression, relationship issues, or another chronic mental or physical illness. The challenges we face as we age can be difficult, and can include declining physical health, loss of independence, dementia, fatigue from caregiving, or issues of grief & loss. Sometimes, these challenges lead to symptoms of depression and/or anxiety. I provide psychotherapy, couples counseling, memory testing, and behavior management training to adults, older adults, and their caregivers. Call today and we will work on your challenges together!
(443) 552-0471 View (443) 552-0471
Photo of Janelle Beiler @ Lifemark, LCPC, ACS, NCC, MCRSP, CT
Janelle Beiler @ Lifemark
Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor, LCPC, ACS, NCC, MCRSP, CT
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Cambridge, MD 21613
Waitlist for new clients
LifeMark exists to serve culturally diverse individuals, couples, families, and groups through counseling, vocational and educational services. We are mindful that everyone is different and are sensitive to the individual needs of each of our consumers. We consider it our privilege to assist individuals in moving forward to a better life. Our scope is broad, as we have therapists that have specific training to deal with most issues.
LifeMark exists to serve culturally diverse individuals, couples, families, and groups through counseling, vocational and educational services. We are mindful that everyone is different and are sensitive to the individual needs of each of our consumers. We consider it our privilege to assist individuals in moving forward to a better life. Our scope is broad, as we have therapists that have specific training to deal with most issues.
(443) 991-7264 View (443) 991-7264
Photo of Brighton K Laznovsky, MA, CHT, LCADC, LCSW-C, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Brighton K Laznovsky
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MA, CHT, LCADC, LCSW-C
Verified Verified
Cambridge, MD 21613
Balance Point is a small private practice, so each individual is treated for their own unique circumstances in a comfortable setting where confidentiality can be ensured. I work to provide clients with life tools to help them through painful and/or traumatic memories in the past, difficult times in the present, and planning for the future. I enjoy working with adolescents, adults, and families who take a wellness and holistic approach to life and those who are ready to make positive changes in their life. Additionally as an EMDR trained therapist, I am passionate about the effectiveness of EMDR for trauma work, etc.
Balance Point is a small private practice, so each individual is treated for their own unique circumstances in a comfortable setting where confidentiality can be ensured. I work to provide clients with life tools to help them through painful and/or traumatic memories in the past, difficult times in the present, and planning for the future. I enjoy working with adolescents, adults, and families who take a wellness and holistic approach to life and those who are ready to make positive changes in their life. Additionally as an EMDR trained therapist, I am passionate about the effectiveness of EMDR for trauma work, etc.
(443) 406-2142 View (443) 406-2142
Photo of Marsha E Beckett - Advanced Behavioral Health Counseling Services,LLC, LCPC, LCADC, NCC, MAC, Counselor
Advanced Behavioral Health Counseling Services,LLC
Counselor, LCPC, LCADC, NCC, MAC
Verified Verified
Cambridge, MD 21613
As a licensed clinical professional counselor with a broad range of knowledge and experience of over 20 years in both the mental health and substance abuse fields, it's important to meet the client "where they are," emotionally, spritually, and psychologically. My approach to counseling is cognitive behavioral targeted towards empowerment of the client, changing negative thinking patterns and identifying client strengths to bring positive life altering changes. Other modalities of treatment are utilized as necessary, tailored to client needs. I work with individuals, families, couples, and veterans. My style is nonjudgmental with a high degree of respect, warmth and support.
As a licensed clinical professional counselor with a broad range of knowledge and experience of over 20 years in both the mental health and substance abuse fields, it's important to meet the client "where they are," emotionally, spritually, and psychologically. My approach to counseling is cognitive behavioral targeted towards empowerment of the client, changing negative thinking patterns and identifying client strengths to bring positive life altering changes. Other modalities of treatment are utilized as necessary, tailored to client needs. I work with individuals, families, couples, and veterans. My style is nonjudgmental with a high degree of respect, warmth and support.
(443) 305-6428 View (443) 305-6428
Photo of Julie Parsons, LCSW-C, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Julie Parsons
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW-C
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Cambridge, MD 21613
Bottom line, I help people feel better. I approach all my clients with a sense of awe at their unique journey. I believe that a different therapy must be constructed for each client because each has a unique story. I bring warmth and wisdom to the process of change, employing my significant experience in the treatment of depression, anxiety and eating disorders. First and foremost, I build trusting relationships with my clients, offering them a safe, non-judgmental space to explore issues, and express thoughts and process feelings.
Bottom line, I help people feel better. I approach all my clients with a sense of awe at their unique journey. I believe that a different therapy must be constructed for each client because each has a unique story. I bring warmth and wisdom to the process of change, employing my significant experience in the treatment of depression, anxiety and eating disorders. First and foremost, I build trusting relationships with my clients, offering them a safe, non-judgmental space to explore issues, and express thoughts and process feelings.
(202) 800-1996 View (202) 800-1996
Photo of Danuta Olson-Schuessler, MA, LCPC, Counselor
Danuta Olson-Schuessler
Counselor, MA, LCPC
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Cambridge, MD 21613
Welcome, and thank you for being here! Congratulations on taking this first step in your growth process, which is the hardest one. It takes a great deal of courage to face the challenges that often require reaching your own innermost vulnerable self, to open up in order to discover your strength, wisdom, and to trust your intuition in becoming your whole amazing self. It takes a lot of courage to walk through the doors of change and it's impossible to do it alone. Basically everyone, at one time or another in his or her lifetime needs a trusted, nonbiased, wise, and nonjudgmental person in order to meet life's demands.
Welcome, and thank you for being here! Congratulations on taking this first step in your growth process, which is the hardest one. It takes a great deal of courage to face the challenges that often require reaching your own innermost vulnerable self, to open up in order to discover your strength, wisdom, and to trust your intuition in becoming your whole amazing self. It takes a lot of courage to walk through the doors of change and it's impossible to do it alone. Basically everyone, at one time or another in his or her lifetime needs a trusted, nonbiased, wise, and nonjudgmental person in order to meet life's demands.
(443) 746-3629 View (443) 746-3629
Photo of Carly Burton, LCSW-C, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Carly Burton
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW-C
Verified Verified
5 Endorsed
Cambridge, MD 21613
My ultimate goal is to provide a non-judgmental space that will allow you to explore your concerns in a safe, compassionate, and caring environment. I rely on the therapeutic relationship being at the crux of change for the individuals and families I work with. Whether you are experiencing anxiety, depression, post-traumatic response, relationship issues, or having difficulty adjusting to the chaos of the world, I'd be honored to help. I value working collaboratively with my clients to gain an understanding of where they are now and where they would like to be.
My ultimate goal is to provide a non-judgmental space that will allow you to explore your concerns in a safe, compassionate, and caring environment. I rely on the therapeutic relationship being at the crux of change for the individuals and families I work with. Whether you are experiencing anxiety, depression, post-traumatic response, relationship issues, or having difficulty adjusting to the chaos of the world, I'd be honored to help. I value working collaboratively with my clients to gain an understanding of where they are now and where they would like to be.
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Photo of Anne V. McCauley - Anne V. McCauley, Healthy Mindsets, LLC, MSW, LCSW-C, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Anne V. McCauley, Healthy Mindsets, LLC
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LCSW-C
Verified Verified
Cambridge, MD 21613
Not accepting new clients
Welcome! I am a licensed clinical social worker located in Easton, Maryland. At my practice, I provide client-centered psychotherapy services to children (beginning at age 5), adolescents, adults, and families. Therapy is a safe space to seek support and work through challenges. The therapeutic process includes developing awareness to personal strengths and areas of need. I believe therapy is a collaborative process with the client/family determining goals for treatment. Therapy is an opportunity to explore emotions, thought processes, and personal barriers.
Welcome! I am a licensed clinical social worker located in Easton, Maryland. At my practice, I provide client-centered psychotherapy services to children (beginning at age 5), adolescents, adults, and families. Therapy is a safe space to seek support and work through challenges. The therapeutic process includes developing awareness to personal strengths and areas of need. I believe therapy is a collaborative process with the client/family determining goals for treatment. Therapy is an opportunity to explore emotions, thought processes, and personal barriers.
(667) 200-1172 View (667) 200-1172
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Dr. Christine Little
Pre-Licensed Professional, ADT
Verified Verified
Cambridge, MD 21613
When human beings experience various forms of traumas or extreme life stressors, it is not uncommon for their lives to unravel. What interest me into the mental health field initially, was that anxiety and depression was prevalent in my family. I wanted to understand and become more knowledgeable about the mental health issues my family suffered. It became my mission to help others moving forward, to recover from anxiety and depression. My desire became to help my clients not only recover from anxiety and depression, but to become the greatest version of theirselves.
When human beings experience various forms of traumas or extreme life stressors, it is not uncommon for their lives to unravel. What interest me into the mental health field initially, was that anxiety and depression was prevalent in my family. I wanted to understand and become more knowledgeable about the mental health issues my family suffered. It became my mission to help others moving forward, to recover from anxiety and depression. My desire became to help my clients not only recover from anxiety and depression, but to become the greatest version of theirselves.
(410) 914-1187 View (410) 914-1187
Photo of Katharine Petzold, LCSW-C, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Katharine Petzold
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW-C
Verified Verified
5 Endorsed
Cambridge, MD 21613
Your closest relationships often feel more adversarial than like partnerships. Whatever love and companionship you’ve shared has been overshadowed by all the conflicts and misunderstandings that happen so often lately. Maybe you want to feel closer, have healthier dynamics, and a more intimate connection but aren’t sure what that could look like or how to get there. Whether you’re seeking therapy for you and your partner or just yourself, you’re here because something needs to change. Through guided conversations, we can unpack what’s going on in your relationship, learn tools, & navigate challenges to help you find a path forward.
Your closest relationships often feel more adversarial than like partnerships. Whatever love and companionship you’ve shared has been overshadowed by all the conflicts and misunderstandings that happen so often lately. Maybe you want to feel closer, have healthier dynamics, and a more intimate connection but aren’t sure what that could look like or how to get there. Whether you’re seeking therapy for you and your partner or just yourself, you’re here because something needs to change. Through guided conversations, we can unpack what’s going on in your relationship, learn tools, & navigate challenges to help you find a path forward.
(410) 770-2603 View (410) 770-2603
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Karen S. Porter
Counselor, LCPC, TI-ATC
Verified Verified
Cambridge, MD 21613  (Online Only)
Life is what you make it! What is holding you back from living your best life? Low motivation? Depression? Anxiety? Together, we will take a holistic approach in guiding you towards fulfilling your goal or goals. My approach is one of working with you, identifying your strengths and needs, exploring goals and developing the necessary steps to help you achieve those goals. As good mental health is just a part of living well, we will also explore nutrition and exercise. The choice is yours-One Day or Day One.
Life is what you make it! What is holding you back from living your best life? Low motivation? Depression? Anxiety? Together, we will take a holistic approach in guiding you towards fulfilling your goal or goals. My approach is one of working with you, identifying your strengths and needs, exploring goals and developing the necessary steps to help you achieve those goals. As good mental health is just a part of living well, we will also explore nutrition and exercise. The choice is yours-One Day or Day One.
(410) 936-5908 View (410) 936-5908
Photo of Madeline Fisher, MS, LGPC, NCC, LPC Intern
Madeline Fisher
LPC Intern, MS, LGPC, NCC
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Cambridge, MD 21613
Waitlist for new clients
Are you tired of running over the same old ground and finding the same fears, patterns and obstacles? Do you want to work on changing the ways you approach and respond to situations in your life? I'm here to give you a space to explore your goals for a happier and healthier life and find solutions and approaches that will work with your individual needs to achieve the change you want! I am an eclectic and solutions focused psychotherapist with experience working with trauma. I offer both in person and telehealth sessions for Life Coaching (out of pocket) and Counseling in Easton, MD, on Monday-Friday.
Are you tired of running over the same old ground and finding the same fears, patterns and obstacles? Do you want to work on changing the ways you approach and respond to situations in your life? I'm here to give you a space to explore your goals for a happier and healthier life and find solutions and approaches that will work with your individual needs to achieve the change you want! I am an eclectic and solutions focused psychotherapist with experience working with trauma. I offer both in person and telehealth sessions for Life Coaching (out of pocket) and Counseling in Easton, MD, on Monday-Friday.
(410) 505-7149 View (410) 505-7149
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Accepting Clients! Children, Adults, Psych Meds!
Licensed Professional Counselor
Verified Verified
Cambridge, MD 21613  (Online Only)
Do you find yourself struggling with anxious thoughts? Are the trials of everyday life trapping you in a cycle of depression? Maybe you are having a hard time processing a traumatic event that has happened to you? You are not alone, and you do not have to continue struggling. I will provide a safe, non-judgmental, and supportive atmosphere that allows you to express yourself openly and freely. As a client of mine, I will help you work through whatever it is you are currently experiencing and help you work towards a happier tomorrow. Due to availability, assigned professional may differ from professional pictures.
Do you find yourself struggling with anxious thoughts? Are the trials of everyday life trapping you in a cycle of depression? Maybe you are having a hard time processing a traumatic event that has happened to you? You are not alone, and you do not have to continue struggling. I will provide a safe, non-judgmental, and supportive atmosphere that allows you to express yourself openly and freely. As a client of mine, I will help you work through whatever it is you are currently experiencing and help you work towards a happier tomorrow. Due to availability, assigned professional may differ from professional pictures.
(240) 249-4301 View (240) 249-4301
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How does your Therapist compare?

Number of Therapists in Cambridge, MD

20+

Average cost per session

$122

Therapists in Cambridge, MD who prioritize treating:

100% Depression
96% Anxiety
92% Relationship Issues
88% Coping Skills
83% Trauma and PTSD
83% Self Esteem
79% Family Conflict

Average years in practice

15 Years

Top 3 insurances accepted

95% CareFirst
90% BlueCross and BlueShield
62% UnitedHealthcare UHC | UBH

How Therapists in Cambridge, MD see their clients

80% In Person and Online
20% Online Only

Gender breakdown

96% Female
4% Male
FAQs - About Therapy and Counseling

How can I find a therapist in Cambridge?

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.