Therapists in Downtown, Detroit, MI

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The Anger Doctor / Balance Life Mind & Well-Being
Counselor
1 Endorsed
Downtown, Detroit, MI 48243
My team and I aim to help you move pass relationship issues, feeling overwhelmed, unhappy, frustrated or angry. We are ready to help you if you have experienced the loss of a loved one, or have daily feelings of sadness, fatigue or anxiety. We are able to help, if you've had to deal with emotional distress due to physical pain, lack of energy due to medical issues. Perhaps are you faced with job stress/loss, divorce or just an overall feeling of frustration from the daily cares of life? We care and can help you sort things through.
My team and I aim to help you move pass relationship issues, feeling overwhelmed, unhappy, frustrated or angry. We are ready to help you if you have experienced the loss of a loved one, or have daily feelings of sadness, fatigue or anxiety. We are able to help, if you've had to deal with emotional distress due to physical pain, lack of energy due to medical issues. Perhaps are you faced with job stress/loss, divorce or just an overall feeling of frustration from the daily cares of life? We care and can help you sort things through.
(313) 474-6805 View (313) 474-6805
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Amyna Ftouni
Limited Licensed Psychologist, TLLP
Verified
1 Endorsed
Downtown, Detroit, MI 48226  (Online Only)
As a therapist with a background in clinical psychology, I understand the leap of faith involved in seeking out change. Fittingly, I have dedicated myself to providing treatment that is entirely confidential, empathetic, and free of judgment. Throughout the years, I have worked with a variety of clients dealing with circumstances that are unique to each and every one of their lives. I am able to communicate effectively and adapt my style and techniques according to individual needs, personalities, and backgrounds to best assist each client in achieving their goals and fullest potential.
As a therapist with a background in clinical psychology, I understand the leap of faith involved in seeking out change. Fittingly, I have dedicated myself to providing treatment that is entirely confidential, empathetic, and free of judgment. Throughout the years, I have worked with a variety of clients dealing with circumstances that are unique to each and every one of their lives. I am able to communicate effectively and adapt my style and techniques according to individual needs, personalities, and backgrounds to best assist each client in achieving their goals and fullest potential.
(313) 992-7951 View (313) 992-7951
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Ebony Morales
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LMSW, LCSW
Verified
Downtown, Detroit, MI 48243  (Online Only)
Not accepting new clients
Anxiety and depression can be overwhelming, affecting all aspects of your life. I help folks who are struggling with feelings of helplessness, hopelessness, frustration, excessive worry, sadness, and lack of motivation to work towards conquering these debilitating symptoms. We'll work not just to alleviate your symptoms but to empower you with the skills and insights necessary for long-term emotional well-being.
Anxiety and depression can be overwhelming, affecting all aspects of your life. I help folks who are struggling with feelings of helplessness, hopelessness, frustration, excessive worry, sadness, and lack of motivation to work towards conquering these debilitating symptoms. We'll work not just to alleviate your symptoms but to empower you with the skills and insights necessary for long-term emotional well-being.
(734) 984-5495 View (734) 984-5495
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Kaufman Psychological Services, PLLC
Psychologist, PsyD
Verified
Downtown, Detroit, MI 48226
Choose the therapist, not the therapy. Quality mental health care is a real, human exchange; an opportunity to explore, strengthen, and change aspects of who you are. When psychotherapy is effective, the therapist and patient are creating openings, not closures. This is what heals.
Choose the therapist, not the therapy. Quality mental health care is a real, human exchange; an opportunity to explore, strengthen, and change aspects of who you are. When psychotherapy is effective, the therapist and patient are creating openings, not closures. This is what heals.
(313) 444-7084 View (313) 444-7084
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Megan Dunne
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LMSW
Verified
Downtown, Detroit, MI 48226  (Online Only)
We all need a little help sometimes. Therapy is a great tool to have to overcome life’s tough times. Are you new to therapy? Or someone who has seen a therapist before? Regardless of your previous experiences with therapy, I offer everyone a safe, private and professional experience. Together we will address your concerns and then plan and execute change. As far back as I can remember, I have always been concerned with other people’s happiness. As a child I knew that one day I would have a career in a “helping profession”. My approach to therapy is a holistic one.
We all need a little help sometimes. Therapy is a great tool to have to overcome life’s tough times. Are you new to therapy? Or someone who has seen a therapist before? Regardless of your previous experiences with therapy, I offer everyone a safe, private and professional experience. Together we will address your concerns and then plan and execute change. As far back as I can remember, I have always been concerned with other people’s happiness. As a child I knew that one day I would have a career in a “helping profession”. My approach to therapy is a holistic one.
(313) 251-4872 View (313) 251-4872
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Deirdre Conroy
Psychologist, PhD, , PCC
Verified
Downtown, Detroit, MI 48226
Do you dread or fear going to sleep because it's just another night to struggle? Have you been plagued with insomnia for years? I am a board certified behavioral sleep medicine specialist and certified integrative nutrition health coach with over 20 years of experience treating insomnia. I particularly focus on busy professionals using an integrative approach to improve sleep, mood, and health. We will examine how all parts of your life affect your health as a whole. We'll work together so you can finally learn to sleep well and reach your health related goals.
Do you dread or fear going to sleep because it's just another night to struggle? Have you been plagued with insomnia for years? I am a board certified behavioral sleep medicine specialist and certified integrative nutrition health coach with over 20 years of experience treating insomnia. I particularly focus on busy professionals using an integrative approach to improve sleep, mood, and health. We will examine how all parts of your life affect your health as a whole. We'll work together so you can finally learn to sleep well and reach your health related goals.
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Glenda Martinez
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LMSW
Verified
Downtown, Detroit, MI 48226  (Online Only)
Glenda Martinez is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) with over 10 years of experience in the mental health field. Glenda completed her Bachelor of Social Work (BSW) at Saginaw Valley University and her Master of Social Work (MSW) at Eastern University with Honors. Glenda is certified as an Advanced Alcohol and Drug Counselor (AADC) and holds a certificate for Nutrition and Holistic Health. She has a passion for helping others and provides individualized assessments and treatment plans to guide the therapy process for adults, including family therapy sessions per request.
Glenda Martinez is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) with over 10 years of experience in the mental health field. Glenda completed her Bachelor of Social Work (BSW) at Saginaw Valley University and her Master of Social Work (MSW) at Eastern University with Honors. Glenda is certified as an Advanced Alcohol and Drug Counselor (AADC) and holds a certificate for Nutrition and Holistic Health. She has a passion for helping others and provides individualized assessments and treatment plans to guide the therapy process for adults, including family therapy sessions per request.
(313) 484-2125 View (313) 484-2125
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Rebecca Lee Palen
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LMSW, MPA, GC-C, EMDR, GRS
Verified
1 Endorsed
Downtown, Detroit, MI 48226
Wellness = the state of being in good health, especially as an actively pursued goal. My ideal client is one that energizes my passion for integrative health. Many of those I have worked with have complex issues that are open to exploring the many layers of treatment that include assessing the mind, body and soul. I firmly believe that you can not get to your best personal level of healthy living without practicing an intersection of practices. Using a body-based and holistic approach, I see myself as a companion on the journey with individuals to building stronger self-awareness, personal growth and wellness.
Wellness = the state of being in good health, especially as an actively pursued goal. My ideal client is one that energizes my passion for integrative health. Many of those I have worked with have complex issues that are open to exploring the many layers of treatment that include assessing the mind, body and soul. I firmly believe that you can not get to your best personal level of healthy living without practicing an intersection of practices. Using a body-based and holistic approach, I see myself as a companion on the journey with individuals to building stronger self-awareness, personal growth and wellness.
(313) 462-2649 View (313) 462-2649
Photo of Susan E. Bolton, Limited Licensed Psychologist in Downtown, Detroit, MI
Susan E. Bolton
Limited Licensed Psychologist, MS, MA, TLLP
Verified
Downtown, Detroit, MI 48226
Life can be unpredictable and overwhelming at times for all of us. My goal is to help support you through these moments. Therapy can seem scary but by providing a trusting, validating, safe and collaborative relationship, I can help support you through these challenges. Everyone comes with their own unique story and my approach is very client centered to find the best approach for you. Together, we can work to stop negative cycles and manage those challenges!
Life can be unpredictable and overwhelming at times for all of us. My goal is to help support you through these moments. Therapy can seem scary but by providing a trusting, validating, safe and collaborative relationship, I can help support you through these challenges. Everyone comes with their own unique story and my approach is very client centered to find the best approach for you. Together, we can work to stop negative cycles and manage those challenges!
(313) 634-0975 View (313) 634-0975
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Dr. Jeff J. Rocker
Licensed Professional Counselor, PhD, NCC, LPC, LPCC, LMHC
Verified
Downtown, Detroit, MI 48226
With 12 years of experience working with clients going through individual, relationship, and family issues, Celebrity Therapist Dr. Jeff Rocker has provided therapeutic services to clients nationwide. He is Licensed in 14 states and has served clients from all age groups. Over the years, Dr. Jeff has organized lectures and various events in the community, including excursions and retreats for couples to improve their communication and better understand each other. He has experience working with athletes in the NFL, NBA, and MLB. In addition, Dr. Jeff has also worked with clients in the Movie, Music, and Entertainment Industries.
With 12 years of experience working with clients going through individual, relationship, and family issues, Celebrity Therapist Dr. Jeff Rocker has provided therapeutic services to clients nationwide. He is Licensed in 14 states and has served clients from all age groups. Over the years, Dr. Jeff has organized lectures and various events in the community, including excursions and retreats for couples to improve their communication and better understand each other. He has experience working with athletes in the NFL, NBA, and MLB. In addition, Dr. Jeff has also worked with clients in the Movie, Music, and Entertainment Industries.
(313) 546-0014 View (313) 546-0014
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Sinita Hankins
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LMSW
Verified
2 Endorsed
Downtown, Detroit, MI 48226  (Online Only)
Everyone at some point will face multiple difficulties and hardships during their life; however there are those who are predisposed to barriers due to their race, gender, and/or economic class. As a result, they experience overwhelming levels of stress and trauma.
Everyone at some point will face multiple difficulties and hardships during their life; however there are those who are predisposed to barriers due to their race, gender, and/or economic class. As a result, they experience overwhelming levels of stress and trauma.
(313) 936-6660 View (313) 936-6660
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Innovative Therapeutic Solutions, LLC
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LMSW, CAADC, SAP, CSSW, LLPC
Verified
Downtown, Detroit, MI 48226  (Online Only)
ITS provides mental, health and social services to those in need. ITS offers a collaboration of services for everyone, from the elderly to people with disabilities.These services includes Clinical Services, In-Home and Social Services which include Case Management services that can assist with improving your quality of life. ITS is credentialed and certified in thousands of insurance companies. All clinicians are CAQH (Counsel for Affordable Quality Healthcare) attested. We can help you with trauma, domestic violence, grief and loss, anger, depression, Substance Use Disorders, Personality Disorders, Neurodevelopmental Disorders.
ITS provides mental, health and social services to those in need. ITS offers a collaboration of services for everyone, from the elderly to people with disabilities.These services includes Clinical Services, In-Home and Social Services which include Case Management services that can assist with improving your quality of life. ITS is credentialed and certified in thousands of insurance companies. All clinicians are CAQH (Counsel for Affordable Quality Healthcare) attested. We can help you with trauma, domestic violence, grief and loss, anger, depression, Substance Use Disorders, Personality Disorders, Neurodevelopmental Disorders.
(313) 462-2979 x48226 View (313) 462-2979 x48226
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Stephanie Lomax
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, SAP
Verified
Downtown, Detroit, MI 48226  (Online Only)
I am a licensed clinical social worker in private practice in the Michigan/Detroit area. I work with adults, adolescents, individuals, and families. My goal is to create a warm compassionate space to meet my clients where they are and ultimately challenge them to begin their journey towards healing. I am passionate about working to help my clients not only overcome obstacles but to meet their goals and expand on their strengths. As a therapist, I expect my clients to feel safe, comfortable, and eager to begin their journey towards healing. If you are ready to get started please contact me and schedule a session.
I am a licensed clinical social worker in private practice in the Michigan/Detroit area. I work with adults, adolescents, individuals, and families. My goal is to create a warm compassionate space to meet my clients where they are and ultimately challenge them to begin their journey towards healing. I am passionate about working to help my clients not only overcome obstacles but to meet their goals and expand on their strengths. As a therapist, I expect my clients to feel safe, comfortable, and eager to begin their journey towards healing. If you are ready to get started please contact me and schedule a session.
(313) 251-1549 View (313) 251-1549
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Nikkia D Matthews
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LMSW
Verified
1 Endorsed
Downtown, Detroit, MI 48226  (Online Only)
Currently Accepting New Clients for Virtual Appointments Only. Take a moment and notice the world around us. It can often feel like a challenging place to live, work and play. Despite it all, you are currently finding a way to thrive - which is a remarkable strength to have! If you're comfortable with the idea that change is necessary and feel motivated to put action steps into practice, let's get started on your journey. We can work together to process your thoughts, emotions and experiences. Therapy helps you become a lifelong learner, so ask questions, challenge your perspective and get ready to dig deep.
Currently Accepting New Clients for Virtual Appointments Only. Take a moment and notice the world around us. It can often feel like a challenging place to live, work and play. Despite it all, you are currently finding a way to thrive - which is a remarkable strength to have! If you're comfortable with the idea that change is necessary and feel motivated to put action steps into practice, let's get started on your journey. We can work together to process your thoughts, emotions and experiences. Therapy helps you become a lifelong learner, so ask questions, challenge your perspective and get ready to dig deep.
(947) 282-9798 View (947) 282-9798
Photo of Caitlin Fleming, Licensed Professional Counselor in Downtown, Detroit, MI
Caitlin Fleming
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, LPC
Verified
Downtown, Detroit, MI 48226  (Online Only)
Are you looking for more out of therapy than just venting space? I provide a confidential, supportive and non-judgmental environment for my clients to work towards identifying life-long patterns that contribute to distress and learning new ways of being that foster wellness.
Are you looking for more out of therapy than just venting space? I provide a confidential, supportive and non-judgmental environment for my clients to work towards identifying life-long patterns that contribute to distress and learning new ways of being that foster wellness.
(313) 942-4161 View (313) 942-4161
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Erica Griffis Prime
Limited Licensed Psychologist, MA, LLP, CSP, NBC-HWC
Verified
Downtown, Detroit, MI 48226  (Online Only)
We will all experience times in our lives when we really need someone that we can talk to, someone who will really listen, someone we can trust. Therapy is a powerful, evidence-based tool that has been proven to meet those needs. Though there is often a stigma attached to seeking support for mental health concerns, in reality, our mental health is an integral part of our overall health and wellness and, in my opinion, should be treated with the same importance as seeing a physician or a dentist. Though people seek therapy for a variety of reasons, the common theme is their hope to live happier, healthier, and more productive lives.
We will all experience times in our lives when we really need someone that we can talk to, someone who will really listen, someone we can trust. Therapy is a powerful, evidence-based tool that has been proven to meet those needs. Though there is often a stigma attached to seeking support for mental health concerns, in reality, our mental health is an integral part of our overall health and wellness and, in my opinion, should be treated with the same importance as seeing a physician or a dentist. Though people seek therapy for a variety of reasons, the common theme is their hope to live happier, healthier, and more productive lives.
(248) 780-7181 View (248) 780-7181
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Melissa Gray
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC
Verified
Downtown, Detroit, MI 48226
Melissa Gray is an experienced licensed therapist with competence in a variety of settings and with various mental health concerns including, bipolar disorder, anxiety, Autism, depression, anger management, ADHD, and traumatic experience, just to name a few. She enjoys working with and is very knowledgeable in all age groups, from young children to adults. Melissa's goal as a therapist is to work alongside you, assisting you in finding meaningful solutions to the obstacles life may throw your way.
Melissa Gray is an experienced licensed therapist with competence in a variety of settings and with various mental health concerns including, bipolar disorder, anxiety, Autism, depression, anger management, ADHD, and traumatic experience, just to name a few. She enjoys working with and is very knowledgeable in all age groups, from young children to adults. Melissa's goal as a therapist is to work alongside you, assisting you in finding meaningful solutions to the obstacles life may throw your way.
(313) 251-5805 View (313) 251-5805
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Dr. Courtney Washington
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC
Verified
Downtown, Detroit, MI 48226  (Online Only)
Dr. Courtney Washington, also known as Dr. C, has been providing counseling services for over 14 years. She enjoys working with a diverse population, and is able to provide services to fit the individual need of the client served. Dr. Washington has worked in the specialty areas of depression, stress/anxiety, trauma, grief and loss, self-esteem, relationships, marital, couples, families, anger management, addictions, substance abuse, ADHD, and PTSD. Dr. Courtney Washington has a Doctoral degree in Pastoral and Community Counseling from Argosy University, and a Master's degree in Mental Health Counseling.
Dr. Courtney Washington, also known as Dr. C, has been providing counseling services for over 14 years. She enjoys working with a diverse population, and is able to provide services to fit the individual need of the client served. Dr. Washington has worked in the specialty areas of depression, stress/anxiety, trauma, grief and loss, self-esteem, relationships, marital, couples, families, anger management, addictions, substance abuse, ADHD, and PTSD. Dr. Courtney Washington has a Doctoral degree in Pastoral and Community Counseling from Argosy University, and a Master's degree in Mental Health Counseling.
(313) 464-0468 View (313) 464-0468
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Dr. Jemour Maddux Psychologist, Accepting Patients
Psychologist, PsyD, ABPP
Verified
Downtown, Detroit, MI 48243  (Online Only)
Professional - Doctoral Level - Theologically Sensitive - TeleHealth Friendly, Dr. Maddux offers tools for escaping bothersome thoughts, behaviors & reactions so you can reclaim self-control, fresh perspectives, stable relationships, energy & hope. I also understand that faith is important. I completed postdoctoral Theology & Ministry education at Princeton Theological Seminary to ethically combine faith-based tools & evidence-based psychotherapies, such as CBT & ERP. My style is time-limited & practical. Get a "Game Plan" for reaching your social, emotional & relationship goals.
Professional - Doctoral Level - Theologically Sensitive - TeleHealth Friendly, Dr. Maddux offers tools for escaping bothersome thoughts, behaviors & reactions so you can reclaim self-control, fresh perspectives, stable relationships, energy & hope. I also understand that faith is important. I completed postdoctoral Theology & Ministry education at Princeton Theological Seminary to ethically combine faith-based tools & evidence-based psychotherapies, such as CBT & ERP. My style is time-limited & practical. Get a "Game Plan" for reaching your social, emotional & relationship goals.
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Clifford J. Clark
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LLMSW, CSAT
Verified
2 Endorsed
Downtown, Detroit, MI 48235  (Online Only)
With more than 15 years of working with diverse populations in marriage and relationships, inpatient psychiatry, community centers, health care, and church settings, my specialty is Sex Addiction and Marriage/Couples. I am a Certified Sexual Addiction Therapist treating the full spectrum of sexually addictive behaviors and paraphilic disorders. My integrative therapy style is customized to the personality and presenting needs of my clients as I am motivated to help them achieve their optimum goals.
With more than 15 years of working with diverse populations in marriage and relationships, inpatient psychiatry, community centers, health care, and church settings, my specialty is Sex Addiction and Marriage/Couples. I am a Certified Sexual Addiction Therapist treating the full spectrum of sexually addictive behaviors and paraphilic disorders. My integrative therapy style is customized to the personality and presenting needs of my clients as I am motivated to help them achieve their optimum goals.
(248) 237-7709 View (248) 237-7709

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Number of Therapists in Downtown, Detroit, MI

100+

Average cost per session

$150

Therapists in Downtown, Detroit, MI who prioritize treating:

88% Anxiety
84% Depression
75% Stress
74% Self Esteem
71% Relationship Issues
68% Coping Skills
67% Trauma and PTSD

Average years in practice

11 Years

Top 3 insurances accepted

91% BlueCross and BlueShield
53% Blue Care Network
50% UnitedHealthcare UHC | UBH

How Therapists in Downtown, Detroit, MI see their clients

54% Online Only
46% In Person and Online

Gender breakdown

81% Female
18% Male
1% Non-Binary

FAQs - About Therapy and Counseling

How can I find a therapist in Downtown, Detroit?

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.