Therapists in Golden Valley, MN

Photo of Jeremiah P Harris, MA, Pre-Licensed Professional
Jeremiah P Harris
Pre-Licensed Professional, MA
Verified Verified
Golden Valley, MN 55426
Waitlist for new clients
Have you spent countless hours searching for a therapist, counselor or coach? Are you looking for someone who has both personal and professional experiences addressing mental health disorders, prolonged and generational trauma, knowledge of the systemic injustices within our education and criminal justice systems? I’ve found honoring one’s whole intersectional identity can help navigate the oppressive implications of societal norms on vibrant, but systematically minoritized groups. While it can be a rare occurrence to find someone with these perspectives, your search can finally come to an end.
Have you spent countless hours searching for a therapist, counselor or coach? Are you looking for someone who has both personal and professional experiences addressing mental health disorders, prolonged and generational trauma, knowledge of the systemic injustices within our education and criminal justice systems? I’ve found honoring one’s whole intersectional identity can help navigate the oppressive implications of societal norms on vibrant, but systematically minoritized groups. While it can be a rare occurrence to find someone with these perspectives, your search can finally come to an end.
(651) 372-1517 View (651) 372-1517
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Erik Rinke
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT
Verified Verified
5 Endorsed
Golden Valley, MN 55422
I understand you may be hurting, worried, feeling lost, scared, frustrated, or overwhelmed. At moments like this, it may be hard to see how things can get better... That's what I'm here for. Let me help you. You are strong, skilled, and capable of improving your situation. I will listen, support, care, and ultimately help you make your life better than before. I know how bad it can get, but I also know how much things can improve; I know because I've been part of that happening for so many over the course of many years.
I understand you may be hurting, worried, feeling lost, scared, frustrated, or overwhelmed. At moments like this, it may be hard to see how things can get better... That's what I'm here for. Let me help you. You are strong, skilled, and capable of improving your situation. I will listen, support, care, and ultimately help you make your life better than before. I know how bad it can get, but I also know how much things can improve; I know because I've been part of that happening for so many over the course of many years.
(763) 878-6814 View (763) 878-6814
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Chris Houck
Counselor, MA, LPCC
Verified Verified
Golden Valley, MN 55427
Honestly, he’s a really great guy. Chris is the type of therapist that can help you work through some real, heavy stuff, but he can also have you laughing right after (He does improv comedy. Like, what? Awesome!). And, as he would say, "But, I’m also hardcore nerdy and love building an authentic, lighthearted relationship with clients. I love to talk video games, the MN Twins, comedy, and anything alternative. So, I dig it all.”
Honestly, he’s a really great guy. Chris is the type of therapist that can help you work through some real, heavy stuff, but he can also have you laughing right after (He does improv comedy. Like, what? Awesome!). And, as he would say, "But, I’m also hardcore nerdy and love building an authentic, lighthearted relationship with clients. I love to talk video games, the MN Twins, comedy, and anything alternative. So, I dig it all.”
(952) 260-4003 View (952) 260-4003
Photo of Drevis Hager - Behavioral Health Services (BHSI), Psychologist
Behavioral Health Services (BHSI)
Psychologist
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Golden Valley, MN 55426
We are a group of mental health clinicians committed to providing high quality and comprehensive care for adults, adolescents and children. Whether you arrange individual therapy, family therapy, couples therapy, meetings with a psychiatrist or pediatric psychiatrist to discuss medication options, or psychological testing to better understand the problem, our fully licensed and credentialed clinicians coordinate all of these services under one roof. When you visit a BHSI clinic, you can expect skilled, compassionate and collaborative care.
We are a group of mental health clinicians committed to providing high quality and comprehensive care for adults, adolescents and children. Whether you arrange individual therapy, family therapy, couples therapy, meetings with a psychiatrist or pediatric psychiatrist to discuss medication options, or psychological testing to better understand the problem, our fully licensed and credentialed clinicians coordinate all of these services under one roof. When you visit a BHSI clinic, you can expect skilled, compassionate and collaborative care.
(651) 252-4987 View (651) 252-4987
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Lindsay Marcy
Counselor, MA, LPC
Verified Verified
Golden Valley, MN 55426
Available to work with any individual or couple in Minnesota, I approach therapy with a deeply empathetic and a client-centered focus. My interests lie in trauma and grief, anxiety and depression, and life transitions. When left unattended, these issues can snowball into more problems that can affect your ability to show up as the best version of yourself. You may find you've been experiencing disordered eating, relational issues, sexual health fluctuations, diminished self worth, and/or sleep disorders. Therapy can help!
Available to work with any individual or couple in Minnesota, I approach therapy with a deeply empathetic and a client-centered focus. My interests lie in trauma and grief, anxiety and depression, and life transitions. When left unattended, these issues can snowball into more problems that can affect your ability to show up as the best version of yourself. You may find you've been experiencing disordered eating, relational issues, sexual health fluctuations, diminished self worth, and/or sleep disorders. Therapy can help!
(651) 412-2922 View (651) 412-2922
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Stefanie P Hofman
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT
Verified Verified
Golden Valley, MN 55426
Stefanie Hofman MA, LMFT is a seasoned professional therapist specializing in matters that sometimes make others uncomfortable. Whether it's trauma, sexuality, relationships, or personal angst, Stefanie uses a variety of therapeutic approaches, depending on client interest and need. She will meet the client where they are at and provides a safe space to explore themes that cause distress or dysfunction. Therapy can be difficult and at first, can feel embarrassing. Stefanie's specialty is assisting people with facing the challenges that prevent them from living life to the fullest in a warm and accepting environment.
Stefanie Hofman MA, LMFT is a seasoned professional therapist specializing in matters that sometimes make others uncomfortable. Whether it's trauma, sexuality, relationships, or personal angst, Stefanie uses a variety of therapeutic approaches, depending on client interest and need. She will meet the client where they are at and provides a safe space to explore themes that cause distress or dysfunction. Therapy can be difficult and at first, can feel embarrassing. Stefanie's specialty is assisting people with facing the challenges that prevent them from living life to the fullest in a warm and accepting environment.
(651) 615-8314 View (651) 615-8314
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Maddie Spalding
Drug & Alcohol Counselor, MA, LADC
Verified Verified
Golden Valley, MN 55426
Maddie is a Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor and a pre-licensed psychotherapist under supervision for LPCC licensure. She has immediate openings for therapy. She has a background as a writer that informs her approach to therapy. She believes in the importance of empowering people to develop and grow into their own story and tap into their own motivations for change. She also believes that building community support and connection is an integral part of the healing process. She has experience working with adult men, adult women, adolescents, and LGBTQIA+ and BIPOC clients with various mental health issues.
Maddie is a Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor and a pre-licensed psychotherapist under supervision for LPCC licensure. She has immediate openings for therapy. She has a background as a writer that informs her approach to therapy. She believes in the importance of empowering people to develop and grow into their own story and tap into their own motivations for change. She also believes that building community support and connection is an integral part of the healing process. She has experience working with adult men, adult women, adolescents, and LGBTQIA+ and BIPOC clients with various mental health issues.
(952) 900-3942 View (952) 900-3942
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Makayla Pappas
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT
Verified Verified
Golden Valley, MN 55426
Do you/your child struggle with depression, anxiety, stress of a busy life, low self-esteem or relationship issues? Are you/your child experiencing difficulties at school/work or struggling with life transitions? I am here to support you in identifying goals, finding strategies to cope, and addressing these challenges. Making the decision to start your therapeutic journey is a significant decision, and I am here to guide you through every step. I am a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and enjoy working with clients of all ages.
Do you/your child struggle with depression, anxiety, stress of a busy life, low self-esteem or relationship issues? Are you/your child experiencing difficulties at school/work or struggling with life transitions? I am here to support you in identifying goals, finding strategies to cope, and addressing these challenges. Making the decision to start your therapeutic journey is a significant decision, and I am here to guide you through every step. I am a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and enjoy working with clients of all ages.
(651) 419-5538 View (651) 419-5538
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Richard Chandler
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, LPC
Verified Verified
Golden Valley, MN 55422  (Online Only)
Have you experienced infidelity, loss of trust, low intimacy, low sex or sexless marriage, hurtful arguing, silent treatment, anger, or threats of separation and divorce? I have helped couples improve their communication & intimacy. I seek to bring clarity to your relationship and, if possible, help you renew the attraction & romance that first brought you together. Couple's transformation packages for anger, divorce & infidelity. I specialize in strength-based, online teletherapy for couples & individual counseling. Please text, call, or email for a short phone or online conversation to see if working together is right for you.
Have you experienced infidelity, loss of trust, low intimacy, low sex or sexless marriage, hurtful arguing, silent treatment, anger, or threats of separation and divorce? I have helped couples improve their communication & intimacy. I seek to bring clarity to your relationship and, if possible, help you renew the attraction & romance that first brought you together. Couple's transformation packages for anger, divorce & infidelity. I specialize in strength-based, online teletherapy for couples & individual counseling. Please text, call, or email for a short phone or online conversation to see if working together is right for you.
(763) 265-6058 View (763) 265-6058
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Saundra Bryant-Lamb
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LICSW, MSW, BSW, Adm Edu
Verified Verified
Golden Valley, MN 55422  (Online Only)
I provide diagnosis assessment, therapy and intervention services if needed to adults and families.
I provide diagnosis assessment, therapy and intervention services if needed to adults and families.
(763) 343-7164 View (763) 343-7164
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Natalie Quiring-Oleson
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LICSW
Verified Verified
3 Endorsed
Golden Valley, MN 55422
Are you struggling with anxiety, depression, or trauma? Is your child struggling with their behaviors, especially during transitions, like bedtime, or getting ready for school? I may be able to help. I specialize with working with both children and adults, ages 5+, to help ease suffering and improve overall functioning. I can work with parents to help solve problems with their children, provide support for the difficulty of parenting, and psychoeducation about the challenges their child is facing. I also have experience with clients who struggle with trauma, grief, self-harm and suicidality.
Are you struggling with anxiety, depression, or trauma? Is your child struggling with their behaviors, especially during transitions, like bedtime, or getting ready for school? I may be able to help. I specialize with working with both children and adults, ages 5+, to help ease suffering and improve overall functioning. I can work with parents to help solve problems with their children, provide support for the difficulty of parenting, and psychoeducation about the challenges their child is facing. I also have experience with clients who struggle with trauma, grief, self-harm and suicidality.
(763) 373-6481 View (763) 373-6481
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Michelle Sveiven Smith
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LICSW
Verified Verified
Golden Valley, MN 55426  (Online Only)
Have you been feeling not yourself, like you’re falling short of your life goals, like your feelings are too big to manage, or unsatisfied in your relationships with others? Are you anxious, experiencing emotional pain, unsure of yourself and your abilities, struggling to cope with life changes, or all the above and more? You don’t have to continue to suffer alone. I’m here to help! I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker who works with teens, adults, and families facing a variety of challenges, including relational issues, anxiety, depression, grief and loss, trauma, life adjustments, and self-esteem.
Have you been feeling not yourself, like you’re falling short of your life goals, like your feelings are too big to manage, or unsatisfied in your relationships with others? Are you anxious, experiencing emotional pain, unsure of yourself and your abilities, struggling to cope with life changes, or all the above and more? You don’t have to continue to suffer alone. I’m here to help! I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker who works with teens, adults, and families facing a variety of challenges, including relational issues, anxiety, depression, grief and loss, trauma, life adjustments, and self-esteem.
(651) 419-4038 View (651) 419-4038
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Becca Hotchkiss
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LICSW
Verified Verified
Golden Valley, MN 55422
Waitlist for new clients
All of use are faced with experiences in life that that we could use some help with. Using warmth, gentleness, and humor, my goal as a therapist is to create a safe and healing relationship with you. Together we can explore the parts of yourself and your journey that might feel scary to do alone. l look forward to working with you in defining for yourself who you are and reshaping beliefs that no longer serve you.
All of use are faced with experiences in life that that we could use some help with. Using warmth, gentleness, and humor, my goal as a therapist is to create a safe and healing relationship with you. Together we can explore the parts of yourself and your journey that might feel scary to do alone. l look forward to working with you in defining for yourself who you are and reshaping beliefs that no longer serve you.
(763) 878-6934 View (763) 878-6934
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Jason Hinkemeyer
Pre-Licensed Professional
Verified Verified
Golden Valley, MN 55427
Talk about a guy who is committed to change! Jason knows what it takes to make real and lasting change, because he did it himself. Now he wants to helps others do the same. Jason works with Individuals and Couples at ALL IN Therapy Clinic.
Talk about a guy who is committed to change! Jason knows what it takes to make real and lasting change, because he did it himself. Now he wants to helps others do the same. Jason works with Individuals and Couples at ALL IN Therapy Clinic.
(952) 260-6582 View (952) 260-6582
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Molly Sartor
MA, LPCC
Verified Verified
Golden Valley, MN 55422
Hi there! I'm Molly, a fellow human navigating this messy world with you. Being a human in this world is difficult to say the least, and I know that often times our needs go unmet to meet the needs of others. If you are feeling burnt out, are struggling with your relationship with food or your body, are experiencing an increase in "dark and twisty" thoughts, have a trauma history that you are having difficulties navigating, or are working through those existential thoughts of "who am I?", "what the heck is life?", and "Is it okay to not believe the things I once believed?" you are not alone.
Hi there! I'm Molly, a fellow human navigating this messy world with you. Being a human in this world is difficult to say the least, and I know that often times our needs go unmet to meet the needs of others. If you are feeling burnt out, are struggling with your relationship with food or your body, are experiencing an increase in "dark and twisty" thoughts, have a trauma history that you are having difficulties navigating, or are working through those existential thoughts of "who am I?", "what the heck is life?", and "Is it okay to not believe the things I once believed?" you are not alone.
(612) 662-1965 View (612) 662-1965
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Ashley Rohloff
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPCC
Verified Verified
4 Endorsed
Golden Valley, MN 55422  (Online Only)
I smile at the paradox that even though I'm a work in progress, with problems of my own, I can try to help others navigate the challenges they are facing. Each of us lives a unique and complex life, populated with our own ambitions, friends, routines, fears, and inherited craziness. Our lives create an epic story that continues invisibly around you with elaborate and meaningful experiences. At times we can feel stuck, unhappy, or even lost. Each time we consciously work with our pain, we are working towards a more nuanced understanding of ourselves - an understanding that is less binary and more inclusive of our humanity.
I smile at the paradox that even though I'm a work in progress, with problems of my own, I can try to help others navigate the challenges they are facing. Each of us lives a unique and complex life, populated with our own ambitions, friends, routines, fears, and inherited craziness. Our lives create an epic story that continues invisibly around you with elaborate and meaningful experiences. At times we can feel stuck, unhappy, or even lost. Each time we consciously work with our pain, we are working towards a more nuanced understanding of ourselves - an understanding that is less binary and more inclusive of our humanity.
(651) 376-2648 View (651) 376-2648
Elizabeth Schumack
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LICSW
Verified Verified
Golden Valley, MN 55422
Elizabeth is a licensed practitioner of Narrative Therapy (NT) who utilizes strength’s-based, cognitive-behavioral, and trauma-informed modalities in therapeutic practice. Elizabeth has special interest in women’s health and sexual. Elizabeth is a licensed practitioner of Narrative Therapy (NT) who utilizes strength’s-based a narrative therapist Elizabeth acknowledges the multiplicity of stories in our lives, helping others gain authorship of their story via the therapeutic process. She meets people where they are at, challenging preconceived notions of normativity, while fostering strength, grace, and development of the self.
Elizabeth is a licensed practitioner of Narrative Therapy (NT) who utilizes strength’s-based, cognitive-behavioral, and trauma-informed modalities in therapeutic practice. Elizabeth has special interest in women’s health and sexual. Elizabeth is a licensed practitioner of Narrative Therapy (NT) who utilizes strength’s-based a narrative therapist Elizabeth acknowledges the multiplicity of stories in our lives, helping others gain authorship of their story via the therapeutic process. She meets people where they are at, challenging preconceived notions of normativity, while fostering strength, grace, and development of the self.
(612) 482-5639 View (612) 482-5639
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Susan Medo ~ Caspersen Therapy
Psychologist, MA, LP
Verified Verified
Golden Valley, MN 55422
As a therapist, my approach is to provide support, practical feedback, and guidance toward resolution of current problems and long-standing patterns. With sensitivity and compassion, I draw on a variety of styles and techniques to incorporate what will be most helpful for you. We work together toward management and solutions to a wide range of life challenges and psychological issues.
As a therapist, my approach is to provide support, practical feedback, and guidance toward resolution of current problems and long-standing patterns. With sensitivity and compassion, I draw on a variety of styles and techniques to incorporate what will be most helpful for you. We work together toward management and solutions to a wide range of life challenges and psychological issues.
(612) 712-7421 View (612) 712-7421
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Jonathan Hess
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LGSW
Verified Verified
Golden Valley, MN 55422
Sometimes life is hard, and it’s not easy to ask for help. I provide therapy to adult clients with anxiety, depression, trauma, relationship issues, life transitions, men’s issues, and grief and loss. I have experience working with clients from various ages and cultural backgrounds, including the neurodivergent and LGBTQ+ communities. I enjoy using a blend of compassion and humor to connect with clients while helping them improve their lives. Give me a call so we can schedule our first appointment.
Sometimes life is hard, and it’s not easy to ask for help. I provide therapy to adult clients with anxiety, depression, trauma, relationship issues, life transitions, men’s issues, and grief and loss. I have experience working with clients from various ages and cultural backgrounds, including the neurodivergent and LGBTQ+ communities. I enjoy using a blend of compassion and humor to connect with clients while helping them improve their lives. Give me a call so we can schedule our first appointment.
(763) 878-6088 x175 View (763) 878-6088 x175
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Briana Johnson
Pre-Licensed Professional, MA
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Golden Valley, MN 55426
Hello there! I work with adults, adolescents, and couples on concerns including relational issues, body image, depression, anxiety, grief, life transitions, infertility, trauma, and stress management. I am inclusive and welcoming to all genders, races, sexual orientations, body sizes, religions, and abilities. Feminist theory is intertwined in my work to include the systemic and individual impact of patriarchal systems. I can help you navigate your feelings and offer a path forward. I believe in working collaboratively with clients, as they are the experts on their own life! I deeply value your own wisdom and experience.
Hello there! I work with adults, adolescents, and couples on concerns including relational issues, body image, depression, anxiety, grief, life transitions, infertility, trauma, and stress management. I am inclusive and welcoming to all genders, races, sexual orientations, body sizes, religions, and abilities. Feminist theory is intertwined in my work to include the systemic and individual impact of patriarchal systems. I can help you navigate your feelings and offer a path forward. I believe in working collaboratively with clients, as they are the experts on their own life! I deeply value your own wisdom and experience.
(651) 565-6189 View (651) 565-6189

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Number of Therapists in Golden Valley, MN

100+

Average cost per session

$150

Therapists in Golden Valley, MN who prioritize treating:

93% Anxiety
90% Depression
81% Relationship Issues
76% Self Esteem
71% Trauma and PTSD
70% Stress
69% Coping Skills

Average years in practice

9 Years

Top 3 insurances accepted

89% BlueCross and BlueShield
82% HealthPartners of MN and WI
79% Aetna

How Therapists in Golden Valley, MN see their clients

86% In Person and Online
14% Online Only

Gender breakdown

76% Female
23% Male
1% Non-Binary
FAQs - About Therapy and Counseling

How can I find a therapist in Golden Valley?

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.