Therapists in Charlotte Hall, MD

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Jaime Winner
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LCSW-C
Verified Verified
Charlotte Hall, MD 20622
Waitlist for new clients
I am a licensed social worker who provides professional counseling/therapy services to individuals, couples, and families. I have been working in the human services field for over 24 years in various roles and capacities, and I have been working in the mental health field for over 13 years. I received my Bachelor's Degree in Social Work from Florida State University and my Master's Degree in Social Work from Salisbury University.
I am a licensed social worker who provides professional counseling/therapy services to individuals, couples, and families. I have been working in the human services field for over 24 years in various roles and capacities, and I have been working in the mental health field for over 13 years. I received my Bachelor's Degree in Social Work from Florida State University and my Master's Degree in Social Work from Salisbury University.
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Matt Willett
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW-C
Verified Verified
Charlotte Hall, MD 20622
I consider myself a holistic practitioner who treats the whole person and specializes in helping you to reach your relationship, work, and life goals. Utilizing traditional and self-created interventions, including DBT, EMDR, and Hypnothearpy, to foster you in becoming your highest potential. My goal is to bring you to a new state of awareness that is gratifying, courageous, and spontaneous. I often use guided imagery and EMDR together to access trauma stored within the subconscious; this allows us to have "Inner Access" to your innate sense of healing and wellness.
I consider myself a holistic practitioner who treats the whole person and specializes in helping you to reach your relationship, work, and life goals. Utilizing traditional and self-created interventions, including DBT, EMDR, and Hypnothearpy, to foster you in becoming your highest potential. My goal is to bring you to a new state of awareness that is gratifying, courageous, and spontaneous. I often use guided imagery and EMDR together to access trauma stored within the subconscious; this allows us to have "Inner Access" to your innate sense of healing and wellness.
(301) 250-1538 View (301) 250-1538
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Counseling with Kelsey
Counselor, MS, LCPC, NCC
Verified Verified
Charlotte Hall, MD 20622
Waitlist for new clients
YOU are the expert on YOU. Since you are reading this, I suspect you have recognized some trouble in the “you” department and are looking for some support. Whether your troubles include anxiety that is holding you back from living your best life, depression that has you in a fog, trauma, or trouble in another area, I am here to help. I will point you in the right direction if I do not feel I will be the best counselor to serve your needs.
YOU are the expert on YOU. Since you are reading this, I suspect you have recognized some trouble in the “you” department and are looking for some support. Whether your troubles include anxiety that is holding you back from living your best life, depression that has you in a fog, trauma, or trouble in another area, I am here to help. I will point you in the right direction if I do not feel I will be the best counselor to serve your needs.
(301) 349-3624 View (301) 349-3624
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Hayley Bacon
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSWC
Verified Verified
Charlotte Hall, MD 20622  (Online Only)
Hello, my name is Hayley and I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSWC). I have been a therapists for over 6 years and have practiced in the mental health field for 8 years. My goal as your therapist is to provide a non-judgmental, empathetic space where you feel comfortable, heard and understood. Life is unpredictable meaning you don't always know how to handle situations which can hinder your ability to function. I focus on helping clients identify where they are struggling and how to best cope and process these issues through the use of various clinical techniques.
Hello, my name is Hayley and I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSWC). I have been a therapists for over 6 years and have practiced in the mental health field for 8 years. My goal as your therapist is to provide a non-judgmental, empathetic space where you feel comfortable, heard and understood. Life is unpredictable meaning you don't always know how to handle situations which can hinder your ability to function. I focus on helping clients identify where they are struggling and how to best cope and process these issues through the use of various clinical techniques.
(240) 589-5284 View (240) 589-5284
M Theresa Hamilton
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW-C
Verified Verified
Charlotte Hall, MD 20622
Every human being suffers in life, but when the suffering begins to preoccupy you than professional help can be beneficial. Disruption can impact any aspect of life, you can become absorbed in the emotional pain and loose clarity. This is where I can help you either regain your emotional equilibrium or explore deeper how the present circumstance is activating an old vulnerability out of your awareness. Together we will explore your internal existence to find you greater understanding and contentment.
Every human being suffers in life, but when the suffering begins to preoccupy you than professional help can be beneficial. Disruption can impact any aspect of life, you can become absorbed in the emotional pain and loose clarity. This is where I can help you either regain your emotional equilibrium or explore deeper how the present circumstance is activating an old vulnerability out of your awareness. Together we will explore your internal existence to find you greater understanding and contentment.
(301) 264-6746 View (301) 264-6746
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Expanding Horizons Counseling and Wellness
Counselor, EdD, LCPC, NCC, ACS
Verified Verified
Charlotte Hall, MD 20622
Invest in yourself…it will have the biggest pay off! Everyone experiences challenges and stressful life events. How we view those challenges and the way we approach them can greatly shape the outcome. Many of the stressful life events we encounter center around change and transitions. Going from a house full of kids to an empty nest, blending families, becoming a parent, changing careers, moving, dealing with the loss of a loved one, separation or divorce…the list could go on and on. However, the common thread is change! Change is hard. But with change comes opportunity….the opportunity to shape and create the best life you can.
Invest in yourself…it will have the biggest pay off! Everyone experiences challenges and stressful life events. How we view those challenges and the way we approach them can greatly shape the outcome. Many of the stressful life events we encounter center around change and transitions. Going from a house full of kids to an empty nest, blending families, becoming a parent, changing careers, moving, dealing with the loss of a loved one, separation or divorce…the list could go on and on. However, the common thread is change! Change is hard. But with change comes opportunity….the opportunity to shape and create the best life you can.
(240) 887-0672 View (240) 887-0672
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Integrated Perspectives, LLC
Psychologist, PsyD
Verified Verified
Charlotte Hall, MD 20622
Everyone has a story. What is yours? How many chapters does yours include and what are their titles? Your past is likely quite diverse, filled with your best and most joyful moments as well as moments filled with heartache and pain, or feelings of disappointment, anger, sadness, shame, or guilt. You may have spent time wishing that some of these chapters could have been written differently, reflecting different personal, professional, or relational decisions, ability for self-acceptance or acceptance of others, ability to forgive, or even forget.
Everyone has a story. What is yours? How many chapters does yours include and what are their titles? Your past is likely quite diverse, filled with your best and most joyful moments as well as moments filled with heartache and pain, or feelings of disappointment, anger, sadness, shame, or guilt. You may have spent time wishing that some of these chapters could have been written differently, reflecting different personal, professional, or relational decisions, ability for self-acceptance or acceptance of others, ability to forgive, or even forget.
(561) 301-4515 View (561) 301-4515

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Debbie Flerlage
Counselor, LCPC, LCADC
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Mechanicsville, MD 20659  (Online Only)
Waitlist for new clients
Are you struggling with addiction or other behavioral health issue? Are you facing legal or family problems as a result of your behaviors? I have worked in the behavioral health field since 2000. I have worked with clients who are dually diagnosed with substance use and mental health disorders. I have extensive experience working with the criminal justice system and helping people meet the requirements that are placed on them as a result of behaviors associated with substance use. I also have extensive training in treating problem gambling disorder.
Are you struggling with addiction or other behavioral health issue? Are you facing legal or family problems as a result of your behaviors? I have worked in the behavioral health field since 2000. I have worked with clients who are dually diagnosed with substance use and mental health disorders. I have extensive experience working with the criminal justice system and helping people meet the requirements that are placed on them as a result of behaviors associated with substance use. I also have extensive training in treating problem gambling disorder.
(240) 776-5436 View (240) 776-5436
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Nathan Calvino
Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor, MS, LCPC
Verified Verified
Mechanicsville, MD 20659  (Online Only)
ONLINE COUNSELING AVAILABLE. I work with people who struggle with anxiety, mood swings, addictions, and marital problems. Life can be difficult at times, especially when we feel isolated. So often we wear masks for the benefit of those around us, while inside we suffer and abuse ourselves. Few people are truly the person inside that their friends perceive. Fewer still are those completely at peace with themselves.
ONLINE COUNSELING AVAILABLE. I work with people who struggle with anxiety, mood swings, addictions, and marital problems. Life can be difficult at times, especially when we feel isolated. So often we wear masks for the benefit of those around us, while inside we suffer and abuse ourselves. Few people are truly the person inside that their friends perceive. Fewer still are those completely at peace with themselves.
(301) 804-2702 View (301) 804-2702
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Phylicia Wooten
Licensed Professional Counselor, LCPC
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Mechanicsville, MD 20659
I believe that we learn unhealthy and unproductive ways of thinking that can lead to feelings and behaviors that are detrimental to the fullness of our lives. However, just as we learned to live this way, we can also teach ourselves to live healthy and more fulfilling lives. Through an of exploration of patterns and a CBT approach toward change, I move with clients towards a deeper understanding of current challenges in order to affect change in their lives. I provide an open and non-judgmental space for in-depth discussion of needs and special exploration of strengths and hopes to move towards a healthy and productive life.
I believe that we learn unhealthy and unproductive ways of thinking that can lead to feelings and behaviors that are detrimental to the fullness of our lives. However, just as we learned to live this way, we can also teach ourselves to live healthy and more fulfilling lives. Through an of exploration of patterns and a CBT approach toward change, I move with clients towards a deeper understanding of current challenges in order to affect change in their lives. I provide an open and non-judgmental space for in-depth discussion of needs and special exploration of strengths and hopes to move towards a healthy and productive life.
(301) 205-5108 View (301) 205-5108
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Coaching for the Voyage
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW-C, CMP
Verified Verified
2 Endorsed
Mechanicsville, MD 20659
You have strengths. Yes, you do. Maybe ones that you don't even know you have. Together we can uncover those strengths and begin exploring how they can move your life forward in your career, relationships, parenting, and personal growth. We will focus on what is right with you and how you can expand that out to greater circles in your life. Having a coach, cheerleader, and calming support can make all the difference in overcoming longstanding and/or seemingly overwhelming obstacles. One of our clinicians can be that person for you.
You have strengths. Yes, you do. Maybe ones that you don't even know you have. Together we can uncover those strengths and begin exploring how they can move your life forward in your career, relationships, parenting, and personal growth. We will focus on what is right with you and how you can expand that out to greater circles in your life. Having a coach, cheerleader, and calming support can make all the difference in overcoming longstanding and/or seemingly overwhelming obstacles. One of our clinicians can be that person for you.
(301) 850-4185 View (301) 850-4185
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Amanda J Enright
Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor, LCPC
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Mechanicsville, MD 20659
I'm so glad that you took the step to find a therapist to help you in your struggles! Life can be hectic and overwhelming and when you're struggling with issues such as depression, anxiety, separation/divorce, issues with your children, issues with being a teenager, etc., the overwhelming feelings can get to be too much. I'm here to let you know that there is help in dealing with these struggles and you don't have to continue to carry these issues alone. I encourage you to call me for a free phone consultation.
I'm so glad that you took the step to find a therapist to help you in your struggles! Life can be hectic and overwhelming and when you're struggling with issues such as depression, anxiety, separation/divorce, issues with your children, issues with being a teenager, etc., the overwhelming feelings can get to be too much. I'm here to let you know that there is help in dealing with these struggles and you don't have to continue to carry these issues alone. I encourage you to call me for a free phone consultation.
(410) 983-3210 View (410) 983-3210
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Joy Yelton
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW-C
Verified Verified
Mechanicsville, MD 20659
Not accepting new clients
Today is a good day. You have taken the first step to a better life by reaching out, and I am happy to be considered as your therapist. I believe caring for our mental health is equally important as caring for our physical health. Let's work through the challenges that might seem too big to overcome. Our goal-driven conversations will provide new insight and skills for lifting the mood and enhancing relationships. Together, we will tear down the walls that are holding you back from emotional wellness so you might thrive and not simply survive.
Today is a good day. You have taken the first step to a better life by reaching out, and I am happy to be considered as your therapist. I believe caring for our mental health is equally important as caring for our physical health. Let's work through the challenges that might seem too big to overcome. Our goal-driven conversations will provide new insight and skills for lifting the mood and enhancing relationships. Together, we will tear down the walls that are holding you back from emotional wellness so you might thrive and not simply survive.
(301) 720-1192 View (301) 720-1192
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Hope and Healing Therapy and Wellness Center
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW-C, LCPC, PsyD, LMSW
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Mechanicsville, MD 20659
We have immediate openings for private pay clients. Feeling ashamed, lost, afraid, alone? Reliving terrifying moments? Wondering when the dreams will stop? No matter what the road of life has put in your way, there is hope for recovery. By telling your story and learning skills for coping with life you can build hope and strength and finding healing. Our providers include: Jennifer Voorhaar, LCSW-C, Anastasia Newberry, LCSW-C, Meredith Drumm, LCPC, Alison Thir, PsyD, Kristen Wilson, LCSW-C, Erica Cavin, LCSW-C, Sara Smith, LCPC, Alexes Boutin, LMSW, Glori VanBrunt, LCPC, Anna Guy, LMSW.
We have immediate openings for private pay clients. Feeling ashamed, lost, afraid, alone? Reliving terrifying moments? Wondering when the dreams will stop? No matter what the road of life has put in your way, there is hope for recovery. By telling your story and learning skills for coping with life you can build hope and strength and finding healing. Our providers include: Jennifer Voorhaar, LCSW-C, Anastasia Newberry, LCSW-C, Meredith Drumm, LCPC, Alison Thir, PsyD, Kristen Wilson, LCSW-C, Erica Cavin, LCSW-C, Sara Smith, LCPC, Alexes Boutin, LMSW, Glori VanBrunt, LCPC, Anna Guy, LMSW.
(240) 808-2225 View (240) 808-2225
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Melinda Ruppert
Counselor, MS, LCPC
Verified Verified
Mechanicsville, MD 20659
I work with people who are grieving the loss of a loved one from death....but also those who have been diagnosed with a chronic or terminal illness, those suffering the loss of relationships, independence, career or loss of community from moving to a new place, infidelity and those dealing with the loss of a beloved pet. Life is full of transitions. Many people end up feeling isolated, like the world is going on around you and you're just standing still, questioning whether you're going crazy or having a mental health issue because you're experiencing feelings you've never felt before.
I work with people who are grieving the loss of a loved one from death....but also those who have been diagnosed with a chronic or terminal illness, those suffering the loss of relationships, independence, career or loss of community from moving to a new place, infidelity and those dealing with the loss of a beloved pet. Life is full of transitions. Many people end up feeling isolated, like the world is going on around you and you're just standing still, questioning whether you're going crazy or having a mental health issue because you're experiencing feelings you've never felt before.
(240) 257-0913 View (240) 257-0913
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Bertha L White
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LCSW-C
Verified Verified
Mechanicsville, MD 20659
While past and current circumstances may significantly impact your life and leave you feeling broken, healing and support to recover is available. Be encouraged. Many of us need help from time to time to see ourselves more clearly and to develop a new way of living fuller lives. Now is the time to take the first step in your journey to personal growth, wellness and stability in your life. Allow me to encourage and empower you with tools and coping skills necessary to navigate your life's challenges, so that you can lead a life that's more mentally, emotionally, physically, and spiritually balanced.
While past and current circumstances may significantly impact your life and leave you feeling broken, healing and support to recover is available. Be encouraged. Many of us need help from time to time to see ourselves more clearly and to develop a new way of living fuller lives. Now is the time to take the first step in your journey to personal growth, wellness and stability in your life. Allow me to encourage and empower you with tools and coping skills necessary to navigate your life's challenges, so that you can lead a life that's more mentally, emotionally, physically, and spiritually balanced.
(240) 979-0663 View (240) 979-0663
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A.M. Day Counseling Services LLC
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LCSW-C
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Mechanicsville, MD 20659  (Online Only)
Not accepting new clients
Feeling stuck? Stagnant? Depressed? Anxious? Or just not satisfied with where you are in life? A.M. Day Counseling Services can give you the space to explore some of these problems or others you are facing. My philosophy is that anything is possible, and especially change, when desire is the starting point to achieve the goal(s) you set for yourself. My therapeutic approach is tailored to the problems you would like to work on whether that is with your own personal growth or relationship goals.
Feeling stuck? Stagnant? Depressed? Anxious? Or just not satisfied with where you are in life? A.M. Day Counseling Services can give you the space to explore some of these problems or others you are facing. My philosophy is that anything is possible, and especially change, when desire is the starting point to achieve the goal(s) you set for yourself. My therapeutic approach is tailored to the problems you would like to work on whether that is with your own personal growth or relationship goals.
(240) 376-3235 View (240) 376-3235
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Kerri Easterbrook
Counselor, LGPC, NCC
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Mechanicsville, MD 20659
It can be difficult figuring out who you are, what you need, and how to communicate it effectively when there is so much chaos going on in the present and your history may have a number of difficult events. Traumatic events, emotional abuse or neglect, undiagnosed ADHD, chronic illness, daily stress, and relationship difficulties can create a lot of symptoms in someone's life. Luckily, therapy can help you ground yourself and find your authentic voice.
It can be difficult figuring out who you are, what you need, and how to communicate it effectively when there is so much chaos going on in the present and your history may have a number of difficult events. Traumatic events, emotional abuse or neglect, undiagnosed ADHD, chronic illness, daily stress, and relationship difficulties can create a lot of symptoms in someone's life. Luckily, therapy can help you ground yourself and find your authentic voice.
(240) 896-2111 View (240) 896-2111
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Jordan Atwell
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LMSW
Verified Verified
Mechanicsville, MD 20659  (Online Only)
Whether you're feeling stuck, stressed, or just need someone to talk to, I've got your back. Here, you're invited to be authentically you, free from judgment or expectation. Together, we'll unravel the layers of your experiences. Specializing in adolescent and young adult counseling, I am dedicated to guiding individuals through the complexities of early adulthood. As a Certified Trauma Professional, I offer tailored support and coping strategies to those who have encountered various forms of trauma. My expertise extends to working with couples, assisting them in resolving relational challenges effectively.
Whether you're feeling stuck, stressed, or just need someone to talk to, I've got your back. Here, you're invited to be authentically you, free from judgment or expectation. Together, we'll unravel the layers of your experiences. Specializing in adolescent and young adult counseling, I am dedicated to guiding individuals through the complexities of early adulthood. As a Certified Trauma Professional, I offer tailored support and coping strategies to those who have encountered various forms of trauma. My expertise extends to working with couples, assisting them in resolving relational challenges effectively.
(410) 339-8814 View (410) 339-8814
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Empowered Connections, LLC
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LCSW-C
Verified Verified
5 Endorsed
Mechanicsville, MD 20659
Scared. Worried. Anxious. Unsure. You look happy on the outside but inside, you're falling apart: you're feeling overwhelmed and having panic attacks out of the blue. You're a successful woman who is trying to do it all: it's a scary feeling, we know! Our team of women counselor's has been there ourselves & we can help you get your life back! We are also pleased to provide 4 girl/teen girl experts to help your daughter with the issues she may be struggling with such as self-esteem, anxiety, self-harming, etc. We have a new location in Bethesda now! Offering virtual therapy for the entire state of Maryland & DC!
Scared. Worried. Anxious. Unsure. You look happy on the outside but inside, you're falling apart: you're feeling overwhelmed and having panic attacks out of the blue. You're a successful woman who is trying to do it all: it's a scary feeling, we know! Our team of women counselor's has been there ourselves & we can help you get your life back! We are also pleased to provide 4 girl/teen girl experts to help your daughter with the issues she may be struggling with such as self-esteem, anxiety, self-harming, etc. We have a new location in Bethesda now! Offering virtual therapy for the entire state of Maryland & DC!
(301) 684-8042 View (301) 684-8042

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How does your Therapist compare?

Number of Therapists in Charlotte Hall, MD

< 10

Therapists in Charlotte Hall, MD who prioritize treating:

100% Depression
100% Anxiety
100% Coping Skills
86% Relationship Issues
86% Self Esteem
86% Stress
71% Grief

Average years in practice

8 Years

Top 3 insurances accepted

100% BlueCross and BlueShield
100% CareFirst
75% Aetna

How Therapists in Charlotte Hall, MD see their clients

86% In Person and Online
14% Online Only

Gender breakdown

84% Female
16% Male
FAQs - About Therapy and Counseling

How can I find a therapist in Charlotte Hall?

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.