Therapists in Wayne State, Detroit, MI

Photo of Kristina Kalaj Psyd Lp, Psychologist in Wayne State, Detroit, MI
Kristina Kalaj Psyd Lp
Psychologist, PsyD, LP
Verified Verified
Wayne State, Detroit, MI 48202
I am a fully licensed clinical psychologist with over 25 years of experience working with individuals and couples. My primary client base is adults of all ages where we address a wide variety of treatment issues, specifically utilizing a treatment style that caters to each client’s individual needs. I am currently accepting new clients for individual therapy and Psychoeducational/Psychological testing. Feel free to contact me for a free phone consultation if you have BCBS, Aetna, or are self-pay. I am also nationally licensed psychologist through PsyPact interjurisdictional license, able to provide therapy in over 40 US states.
I am a fully licensed clinical psychologist with over 25 years of experience working with individuals and couples. My primary client base is adults of all ages where we address a wide variety of treatment issues, specifically utilizing a treatment style that caters to each client’s individual needs. I am currently accepting new clients for individual therapy and Psychoeducational/Psychological testing. Feel free to contact me for a free phone consultation if you have BCBS, Aetna, or are self-pay. I am also nationally licensed psychologist through PsyPact interjurisdictional license, able to provide therapy in over 40 US states.
(313) 558-8729 View (313) 558-8729
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Desmond Mack
Licensed Professional Counselor, LLPC
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Wayne State, Detroit, MI 48202  (Online Only)
I am a Mental Health Clinician with a passion for helping people navigate life's challenges. As a clinician, my primary goal is to work collaboratively with my clients, guiding them through the various processes and transitions that can be difficult to navigate alone. My counseling style is holistic and client-centered, which means that I focus on the whole person and their unique experiences, while allowing for the freedom of expression and collaboration. I believe that everyone's journey is unique, and that there is no one-size-fits-all approach to mental health.
I am a Mental Health Clinician with a passion for helping people navigate life's challenges. As a clinician, my primary goal is to work collaboratively with my clients, guiding them through the various processes and transitions that can be difficult to navigate alone. My counseling style is holistic and client-centered, which means that I focus on the whole person and their unique experiences, while allowing for the freedom of expression and collaboration. I believe that everyone's journey is unique, and that there is no one-size-fits-all approach to mental health.
(313) 251-5713 View (313) 251-5713
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Deborah E Boyer
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LMSW
Verified Verified
2 Endorsed
Wayne State, Detroit, MI 48202
Waitlist for new clients
I consider therapy a gift where you are able to detox from family pain and drama, remove the obstacles to your own growth and happiness -- and live the life you were meant to live. In our work together you will begin to know your self. Deep within each of us is the longing for happiness. Happiness does not depend on outer circumstances or how other people behave, it’s created with our innermost feelings and sense of well-being. My practice offers individual, couples and family sessions for all ages, with night and weekend appointments available. My office is located on the first floor of the beautiful Park Shelton building.
I consider therapy a gift where you are able to detox from family pain and drama, remove the obstacles to your own growth and happiness -- and live the life you were meant to live. In our work together you will begin to know your self. Deep within each of us is the longing for happiness. Happiness does not depend on outer circumstances or how other people behave, it’s created with our innermost feelings and sense of well-being. My practice offers individual, couples and family sessions for all ages, with night and weekend appointments available. My office is located on the first floor of the beautiful Park Shelton building.
(248) 213-7628 View (248) 213-7628
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Dr. Emily Richardson
Licensed Professional Counselor, PhD, LPC, CAADC
Verified Verified
Wayne State, Detroit, MI 48202  (Online Only)
You're a professional but you feel like an imposter. You're carrying all this fear, shame, and hurt. Outwardly, you seem like you have it figured out but deep down you're struggling to get through the day. You're fed up with things feeling so hard and out of control all the time. You probably can’t even remember the last time everything didn’t feel so difficult. But one thing is for sure, you’re ready for relief. You’re ready to feel more confident, more energized, and to have some inner peace. But most of all you’re ready to feel like you have some control over your life again.
You're a professional but you feel like an imposter. You're carrying all this fear, shame, and hurt. Outwardly, you seem like you have it figured out but deep down you're struggling to get through the day. You're fed up with things feeling so hard and out of control all the time. You probably can’t even remember the last time everything didn’t feel so difficult. But one thing is for sure, you’re ready for relief. You’re ready to feel more confident, more energized, and to have some inner peace. But most of all you’re ready to feel like you have some control over your life again.
(313) 513-7745 View (313) 513-7745
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Nishani Jayawardena
Licensed Professional Counselor, NCC, EMDR-T
Verified Verified
Wayne State, Detroit, MI 48202  (Online Only)
The approach I take to therapy is centered around supporting the needs of clients and guiding them towards self-actualization. By creating a safe space, an individual can explore their deepest and most authentic self. This personalized environment brings together multiculturalism, inclusivity, and perspectives that embrace diversity with open arms. If nothing else, I guarantee honesty; I stand true to the roots of therapy with a focus on authenticity.
The approach I take to therapy is centered around supporting the needs of clients and guiding them towards self-actualization. By creating a safe space, an individual can explore their deepest and most authentic self. This personalized environment brings together multiculturalism, inclusivity, and perspectives that embrace diversity with open arms. If nothing else, I guarantee honesty; I stand true to the roots of therapy with a focus on authenticity.
(248) 955-2978 View (248) 955-2978
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Peter Howell
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LMSW
Verified Verified
Wayne State, Detroit, MI 48202
My purpose is to help you become your best self, and to live the kind of life you want to live. Our work together will focus on helping you feel better, and improving your connection with others in the contexts of your personal life, career and intimate relationship. I work with adults who are interested in increasing self-awareness, developing mindfulness skills and reducing self-sabotaging thoughts and behaviors.
My purpose is to help you become your best self, and to live the kind of life you want to live. Our work together will focus on helping you feel better, and improving your connection with others in the contexts of your personal life, career and intimate relationship. I work with adults who are interested in increasing self-awareness, developing mindfulness skills and reducing self-sabotaging thoughts and behaviors.
(734) 666-3887 View (734) 666-3887
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Reginald Terry
Counselor, LPC
Verified Verified
Wayne State, Detroit, MI 48202
You’re tired of letting these issues linger. There’s been numerous events over the years and it’s all built up. You're fed up with the anger, the alcohol use, the bad relationships, or the issues at work. You’re ready to stop the negative thinking and get better control of your anxiety. You're ready to get a game plan together and gain some perspective on things. But most of all, you’re ready to better understand yourself and make better choices.
You’re tired of letting these issues linger. There’s been numerous events over the years and it’s all built up. You're fed up with the anger, the alcohol use, the bad relationships, or the issues at work. You’re ready to stop the negative thinking and get better control of your anxiety. You're ready to get a game plan together and gain some perspective on things. But most of all, you’re ready to better understand yourself and make better choices.
(313) 284-9447 View (313) 284-9447
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Deena Dwaik
LPC Intern
Verified Verified
Wayne State, Detroit, MI 48202  (Online Only)
Are you feeling overwhelmed by life's challenges, struggling with anxiety or depression, or navigating through difficult transitions? As a counseling intern, I understand the complexities of the human mind and the courage it takes to seek support. My goal is to create a safe, nonjudgmental space where you can explore your thoughts and feelings openly. Whether you're seeking to improve your relationships, cope with past traumas, or simply find clarity in your life, I'm here to support you every step of the way.
Are you feeling overwhelmed by life's challenges, struggling with anxiety or depression, or navigating through difficult transitions? As a counseling intern, I understand the complexities of the human mind and the courage it takes to seek support. My goal is to create a safe, nonjudgmental space where you can explore your thoughts and feelings openly. Whether you're seeking to improve your relationships, cope with past traumas, or simply find clarity in your life, I'm here to support you every step of the way.
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Altus Home Counseling and Counselor Supervision
Counselor, PsyD, LPC-S, CCTP
Verified Verified
Wayne State, Detroit, MI 48202
Exhausted by racing thoughts? Are you tired of being highly reactive to the actions and words of other people? Did something happen that's been really hard to deal with? Not feeling like yourself? Are you tired of being tired and tired of being anxious? Ready to heal and take control of your mind and body? Are the person you want to be and know yourself to be not really reflected in your everyday life? You know you cannot continue with things the way they are. Something needs to change and change now! Let us assist you in taking action!
Exhausted by racing thoughts? Are you tired of being highly reactive to the actions and words of other people? Did something happen that's been really hard to deal with? Not feeling like yourself? Are you tired of being tired and tired of being anxious? Ready to heal and take control of your mind and body? Are the person you want to be and know yourself to be not really reflected in your everyday life? You know you cannot continue with things the way they are. Something needs to change and change now! Let us assist you in taking action!
(586) 496-7264 View (586) 496-7264
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Jamie Berg
Counselor, LLC
Verified Verified
Wayne State, Detroit, MI 48202
You're a young adult who's tired of feeling stressed, overwhelmed, and drained. You’re fed up with pretending everything is ok, when it’s not. You've had something happen recently that has brought it all up and all you know is that you’re ready to move on from feeling like this. You might have been considering therapy for a while but now you’re ready. Ready to understand why you feel the way that you do. Ready to spend less energy on your thoughts and feelings so you have more energy to put into your life and yourself. Most of all, you’re ready to get unstuck, decide what to do, and feel happier with yourself and your life.
You're a young adult who's tired of feeling stressed, overwhelmed, and drained. You’re fed up with pretending everything is ok, when it’s not. You've had something happen recently that has brought it all up and all you know is that you’re ready to move on from feeling like this. You might have been considering therapy for a while but now you’re ready. Ready to understand why you feel the way that you do. Ready to spend less energy on your thoughts and feelings so you have more energy to put into your life and yourself. Most of all, you’re ready to get unstuck, decide what to do, and feel happier with yourself and your life.
(313) 263-5143 View (313) 263-5143
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Jacqueline Maria Beavers
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LMSW
Verified Verified
Wayne State, Detroit, MI 48202  (Online Only)
Do you feel overwhelmed by the challenges of life? Are you feeling stuck, disconnected, unsettled with life? Do you experience difficulty expressing your thoughts, feelings, or needs; or feel you have no one who you can talk to? I understand how life can sometimes challenge our ability to cope and, left unaddressed, create inner conflict and disrupt our joy. Whether you are experiencing personal struggles or distressing relationships, I can help. I have experience treating clients for trauma, anxiety, stress, depression, domestic violence, sexual trauma, family difficulties, anger management, and interpersonal conflict.
Do you feel overwhelmed by the challenges of life? Are you feeling stuck, disconnected, unsettled with life? Do you experience difficulty expressing your thoughts, feelings, or needs; or feel you have no one who you can talk to? I understand how life can sometimes challenge our ability to cope and, left unaddressed, create inner conflict and disrupt our joy. Whether you are experiencing personal struggles or distressing relationships, I can help. I have experience treating clients for trauma, anxiety, stress, depression, domestic violence, sexual trauma, family difficulties, anger management, and interpersonal conflict.
(947) 282-5484 View (947) 282-5484
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Allison Marie VanDoorne
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LLMSW
Verified Verified
5 Endorsed
Wayne State, Detroit, MI 48202  (Online Only)
Hey there! My name is Allison (she/her), I am a traveling virtual therapist with availability THIS week! I am thrilled to combine my passion for helping others improve their mental health while living my dream of traveling the USA in my camper van. This journey of life can become turbulent without notice, and having someone to lean on for support can make all the difference. Together we will work on developing strategies to support personal authenticity that is both meaningful and manageable. I would be honored to join and support you in your mental health journey and aid in navigating all the twists that life has in store.
Hey there! My name is Allison (she/her), I am a traveling virtual therapist with availability THIS week! I am thrilled to combine my passion for helping others improve their mental health while living my dream of traveling the USA in my camper van. This journey of life can become turbulent without notice, and having someone to lean on for support can make all the difference. Together we will work on developing strategies to support personal authenticity that is both meaningful and manageable. I would be honored to join and support you in your mental health journey and aid in navigating all the twists that life has in store.
(231) 624-5670 View (231) 624-5670
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Jorden Reid
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LMSW
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Wayne State, Detroit, MI 48228  (Online Only)
Hello and congratulations to you for beginning this journey! My name is Jorden and I am a licensed clinical social worker. I have experience working in an individual treatment setting with adults and older teens who struggle with depression, anxiety, mood disorders, attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).
Hello and congratulations to you for beginning this journey! My name is Jorden and I am a licensed clinical social worker. I have experience working in an individual treatment setting with adults and older teens who struggle with depression, anxiety, mood disorders, attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).
(586) 281-9230 View (586) 281-9230
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Kori Loewe
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, LPC, CAADC
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Wayne State, Detroit, MI 48202  (Online Only)
You're a helping professional or creative who needs help. You appear high functioning and your symptoms aren’t constant but they can be intense. You're scared that you’ve just been fooling everyone since they have no idea what a mess you really are. This has been going on so long, it’s hard to even remember a time before it. You know one thing for sure though: you want to feel better. You’re ready to let go of the anger. You’re ready to have better ways to cope and react to your triggers. But most of all, you’re ready to actually move on and live a happy life.
You're a helping professional or creative who needs help. You appear high functioning and your symptoms aren’t constant but they can be intense. You're scared that you’ve just been fooling everyone since they have no idea what a mess you really are. This has been going on so long, it’s hard to even remember a time before it. You know one thing for sure though: you want to feel better. You’re ready to let go of the anger. You’re ready to have better ways to cope and react to your triggers. But most of all, you’re ready to actually move on and live a happy life.
(248) 213-8621 View (248) 213-8621
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Stephanie Tintner
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, CDP, BCPA
Verified Verified
Wayne State, Detroit, MI 48202  (Online Only)
Are you feeling overwhelmed, anxious, or just not feeling like you’re firing on all cylinders? Maybe you're feeling burnt out from life or work. Life throws heavy stuff at us, and sometimes, we need a partner to figure it out. That’s where I come in; I’m just a real person helping other real people. The idea of talking to a therapist can be scary- maybe you’re not ready to share your whole story, and that’s okay. My job is to help you figure out what you want to work on and go from there. I believe therapy is a safe place where we can come up with solutions to some of the challenges you may be experiencing.
Are you feeling overwhelmed, anxious, or just not feeling like you’re firing on all cylinders? Maybe you're feeling burnt out from life or work. Life throws heavy stuff at us, and sometimes, we need a partner to figure it out. That’s where I come in; I’m just a real person helping other real people. The idea of talking to a therapist can be scary- maybe you’re not ready to share your whole story, and that’s okay. My job is to help you figure out what you want to work on and go from there. I believe therapy is a safe place where we can come up with solutions to some of the challenges you may be experiencing.
(847) 649-6102 View (847) 649-6102
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Oliviea Alee Reels
Pre-Licensed Professional
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Wayne State, Detroit, MI 48202  (Online Only)
Hello, I'm Oliviea Reels, a dedicated mental health professional committed to providing empathetic and accessible support. My focus is serving the Black community, people of color, low-income individuals, adults, and college students, recognizing and addressing each group's unique challenges. As a passionate advocate for mental health and social justice, I acknowledge the nuances of our emotions and the impact of our diverse identities on mental well-being. I am passionate about supporting those navigating the complexities of identity development, trauma, and relationships, depression, anxiety, and grief.
Hello, I'm Oliviea Reels, a dedicated mental health professional committed to providing empathetic and accessible support. My focus is serving the Black community, people of color, low-income individuals, adults, and college students, recognizing and addressing each group's unique challenges. As a passionate advocate for mental health and social justice, I acknowledge the nuances of our emotions and the impact of our diverse identities on mental well-being. I am passionate about supporting those navigating the complexities of identity development, trauma, and relationships, depression, anxiety, and grief.
(734) 304-8429 View (734) 304-8429
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Natasha Wilson
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LMSW, LMT
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Wayne State, Detroit, MI 48202  (Online Only)
Life is too short for just getting by. Don't let depression, anxiety or anything else get in the way of feeling your best. In my practice, I examine a person from a variety of perspectives to work on getting to the root of emotional discomfort and navigating to better coping and living skills. Feeling better is possible. Call for a consultation and being living life to the fullest.
Life is too short for just getting by. Don't let depression, anxiety or anything else get in the way of feeling your best. In my practice, I examine a person from a variety of perspectives to work on getting to the root of emotional discomfort and navigating to better coping and living skills. Feeling better is possible. Call for a consultation and being living life to the fullest.
(313) 307-3219 View (313) 307-3219
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T Louise
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LMSW
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Wayne State, Detroit, MI 48202
Waitlist for new clients
In my clinical practice, I seek to provide a safe and brave space for wellness inclusive of individual culture, spirituality and identity. I specialize in work with those impacted by complex trauma, depression, suicide, anxiety, sexual assault, sexual abuse, life-transitions, caregiver fatigue, education/work/life balance, substance use, and interpersonal relationship challenges. I offer a unique understanding and appreciation for those lives inclusive of work as a musician, performer, writer, and/or visual artist.
In my clinical practice, I seek to provide a safe and brave space for wellness inclusive of individual culture, spirituality and identity. I specialize in work with those impacted by complex trauma, depression, suicide, anxiety, sexual assault, sexual abuse, life-transitions, caregiver fatigue, education/work/life balance, substance use, and interpersonal relationship challenges. I offer a unique understanding and appreciation for those lives inclusive of work as a musician, performer, writer, and/or visual artist.
(248) 283-4488 View (248) 283-4488
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Shuntai Allen-Bey
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, LPC, NCC
Verified Verified
10 Endorsed
Wayne State, Detroit, MI 48202
Do you desire to make a change in your life? Do you feel like you are not in control of anything? Have you been betrayed or harbored resentment or anger towards yourself or someone else? Are you struggling with sexual issues? Need help to heal wounds from the past? Are you in a never-ending cycle of worry, guilt, denial, and regret? Is being around others without feeling judged or ridiculed hard for you? Are you unable to sleep because your thoughts are racing at night? Are you not able to have a healthy sex life? If you answered yes to any of the above questions. Let me help you.
Do you desire to make a change in your life? Do you feel like you are not in control of anything? Have you been betrayed or harbored resentment or anger towards yourself or someone else? Are you struggling with sexual issues? Need help to heal wounds from the past? Are you in a never-ending cycle of worry, guilt, denial, and regret? Is being around others without feeling judged or ridiculed hard for you? Are you unable to sleep because your thoughts are racing at night? Are you not able to have a healthy sex life? If you answered yes to any of the above questions. Let me help you.
(810) 344-4656 View (810) 344-4656
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Eric L Wilkins
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LMSW
Verified Verified
3 Endorsed
Wayne State, Detroit, MI 48202
In addressing the concerns of my clients, I wish to meet them where they are and then walk with them through the journey of self-discovery and personal empowerment. Critical to this fluid equation is the cultivation of the therapeutic alliance and a sincere focus on deep, empathic listening. I apply the basic elements of mindfulness, whole person perspective, and cognitive behavioral therapy in a series of counseling sessions that aim to guide the client toward their desired goals of healing, balance, and improved inner health. The pressures of modern life can lower a shadow of despair over anyone's sense of well-being.
In addressing the concerns of my clients, I wish to meet them where they are and then walk with them through the journey of self-discovery and personal empowerment. Critical to this fluid equation is the cultivation of the therapeutic alliance and a sincere focus on deep, empathic listening. I apply the basic elements of mindfulness, whole person perspective, and cognitive behavioral therapy in a series of counseling sessions that aim to guide the client toward their desired goals of healing, balance, and improved inner health. The pressures of modern life can lower a shadow of despair over anyone's sense of well-being.
(248) 965-4575 View (248) 965-4575

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Number of Therapists in Wayne State, Detroit, MI

20+

Average cost per session

$150

Therapists in Wayne State, Detroit, MI who prioritize treating:

95% Depression
95% Anxiety
85% Trauma and PTSD
70% Self Esteem
65% Coping Skills
60% Relationship Issues
55% Women's Issues

Average years in practice

9 Years

Top 3 insurances accepted

100% BlueCross and BlueShield
79% Aetna
68% Blue Care Network

How Therapists in Wayne State, Detroit, MI see their clients

55% Online Only
45% In Person and Online

Gender breakdown

70% Female
20% Male
10% Non-Binary
FAQs - About Therapy and Counseling

How can I find a therapist in Wayne State, 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.

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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.