Therapists in Charlotte, NC

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Photo of Nadia Antoszyk, Clinical Social Work/Therapist in Charlotte, NC
Nadia Antoszyk
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, ACSW
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Charlotte, NC 28209
For the past twenty one years, I have worked as a LCSW with children, adolescents adults and couples using a variety of treatment modalities. This experience comes from woring in hospitals, mental health agencies and partial hospitalizations programs. I specialize in Mood Disorders, ADHD, Oppositional Defiant Disorders, Trauma/abuse, Anxiety, Depression, Bipolar Disorder, Bereavement/Grief and Mental Health Conditions(HIV/AIDS, Diabetes, and etc.) More recently, I was certified as a Parent Coordinator for the Mecklenburg Court system.
For the past twenty one years, I have worked as a LCSW with children, adolescents adults and couples using a variety of treatment modalities. This experience comes from woring in hospitals, mental health agencies and partial hospitalizations programs. I specialize in Mood Disorders, ADHD, Oppositional Defiant Disorders, Trauma/abuse, Anxiety, Depression, Bipolar Disorder, Bereavement/Grief and Mental Health Conditions(HIV/AIDS, Diabetes, and etc.) More recently, I was certified as a Parent Coordinator for the Mecklenburg Court system.
(704) 594-3131 View (704) 594-3131
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Monique James
Counselor, LCMHC, NCC, LPSC
Verified Verified
Charlotte, NC 28212
Waitlist for new clients
Do you ever feel like the struggles of life are getting in your way? Are you tired of trying to face these challenges on your own? The truth is we all have struggles and the greater truth is you don't have to deal with it alone! You've made it this far, now take the next step in improving your mental health. I would love to assist you in discovering your strengths, overcoming obstacles, eliminating unwanted behaviors and thoughts, and increasing your overall quality of life!
Do you ever feel like the struggles of life are getting in your way? Are you tired of trying to face these challenges on your own? The truth is we all have struggles and the greater truth is you don't have to deal with it alone! You've made it this far, now take the next step in improving your mental health. I would love to assist you in discovering your strengths, overcoming obstacles, eliminating unwanted behaviors and thoughts, and increasing your overall quality of life!
(704) 396-5692 View (704) 396-5692
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Cara Lima
Marriage & Family Therapist Associate, MA, LMFTA
Verified Verified
Charlotte, NC 28210
Feeling disconnected from yourself, friends, family? Experiencing a life transition? Struggling with depression or anxiety? Do you feel like something is missing from your sex life? Are you longing to re-ignite your intimacy and/or sexuality? Would you like to repair or strengthen your relationship? Are you single & looking to discover your potential for pleasure? I believe people have the desire & capacity to heal & grow, & that our quality of life is impacted by our relationship with others. I help clients increase intimacy, passion, sexual satisfaction, & pleasure so they can develop a deeper connection with Self & others.
Feeling disconnected from yourself, friends, family? Experiencing a life transition? Struggling with depression or anxiety? Do you feel like something is missing from your sex life? Are you longing to re-ignite your intimacy and/or sexuality? Would you like to repair or strengthen your relationship? Are you single & looking to discover your potential for pleasure? I believe people have the desire & capacity to heal & grow, & that our quality of life is impacted by our relationship with others. I help clients increase intimacy, passion, sexual satisfaction, & pleasure so they can develop a deeper connection with Self & others.
(704) 327-0308 View (704) 327-0308
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Jonathan Hetterly, LLC
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, LCMHC
Verified Verified
2 Endorsed
Charlotte, NC 28210
The world is in the midst of great changes and challenges. Our mental health must be prioritized, or we will needlessly suffer as we accept and adapt to what is happening in our lives.
The world is in the midst of great changes and challenges. Our mental health must be prioritized, or we will needlessly suffer as we accept and adapt to what is happening in our lives.
(704) 413-3473 x111 View (704) 413-3473 x111
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Kim Addo
Licensed Professional Counselor, MS, LCMHC
Verified Verified
Charlotte, NC 28273
Therapy can be scary. Meeting a new professional for the first time and not knowing what to say can be daunting. What will they ask me? Can I conquer my fears? Here at Professional Counselors of the Carolinas we strive to provide the professional service you deserve. You are not just another client. The focus is on creating a fit that is right. Therapy is much more than coming in and telling your story, it is increasing your skills and getting the work done to live the life you want. When you feel that you are ready for the work to start, call me today. Remember, you were born to standout.
Therapy can be scary. Meeting a new professional for the first time and not knowing what to say can be daunting. What will they ask me? Can I conquer my fears? Here at Professional Counselors of the Carolinas we strive to provide the professional service you deserve. You are not just another client. The focus is on creating a fit that is right. Therapy is much more than coming in and telling your story, it is increasing your skills and getting the work done to live the life you want. When you feel that you are ready for the work to start, call me today. Remember, you were born to standout.
(980) 888-8352 View (980) 888-8352
Photo of Ashley Dianne Posey, Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor in Charlotte, NC
Ashley Dianne Posey
Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor, MS, LCMHC, NCC
Verified Verified
2 Endorsed
Charlotte, NC 28211
No matter where you are on this journey we call life, we can all benefit from support, free of judgment, to explore, grow, and evolve into the best versions of ourselves. It's exhausting and overwhelming, the feeling of being stuck in a seemingly endless cycle. Your thoughts run away with you, anxious and jumbled, trying to make sense of everything that has happened in your life, leading you up to this point. You want to make lasting changes, but deciding where to start feels impossible. You desire happiness, peace, and balance, but it is so hard to get perspective on your own. I would be honored to support you in self-exploration.
No matter where you are on this journey we call life, we can all benefit from support, free of judgment, to explore, grow, and evolve into the best versions of ourselves. It's exhausting and overwhelming, the feeling of being stuck in a seemingly endless cycle. Your thoughts run away with you, anxious and jumbled, trying to make sense of everything that has happened in your life, leading you up to this point. You want to make lasting changes, but deciding where to start feels impossible. You desire happiness, peace, and balance, but it is so hard to get perspective on your own. I would be honored to support you in self-exploration.
(704) 579-5205 View (704) 579-5205
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P & G Clinical Services
Licensed Professional Counselor, PhD, LCMHCS
Verified Verified
5 Endorsed
Charlotte, NC 28226  (Online Only)
We are accepting new patients! Hablamos y ofrecemos servicios en Español. Estamos aceptando nuevos pacientes. I am a bilingual (English and Spanish) and bicultural professional who has worked with abused children, adolescents, adults and their families who have experienced trauma. I have also worked with individuals with other mental health disorders (e.g., anxiety disorders, mood disorders, psychotic disorders, eating disorders, impulse control, addiction disorders, personality disorders, obsessive-compulsive disorder, etc.).
We are accepting new patients! Hablamos y ofrecemos servicios en Español. Estamos aceptando nuevos pacientes. I am a bilingual (English and Spanish) and bicultural professional who has worked with abused children, adolescents, adults and their families who have experienced trauma. I have also worked with individuals with other mental health disorders (e.g., anxiety disorders, mood disorders, psychotic disorders, eating disorders, impulse control, addiction disorders, personality disorders, obsessive-compulsive disorder, etc.).
(704) 207-0995 View (704) 207-0995
Photo of Josh Burnett, Marriage & Family Therapist in Charlotte, NC
Josh Burnett
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Charlotte, NC 28226
Looking for a Christian Counselor? I help adults and teens become better versions of themselves by helping them connect with their faith, self and others so they can live life with more meaning and purpose. Life is difficult. It can bring massive challenges, heartbreak, loss, stress, relationship issues and much appreciated more. Maybe you’ve been too strong trying to hold it all together and it’s starting to wear you down, feeling stressed, overwhelmed, anxious or depressed. I can help you!
Looking for a Christian Counselor? I help adults and teens become better versions of themselves by helping them connect with their faith, self and others so they can live life with more meaning and purpose. Life is difficult. It can bring massive challenges, heartbreak, loss, stress, relationship issues and much appreciated more. Maybe you’ve been too strong trying to hold it all together and it’s starting to wear you down, feeling stressed, overwhelmed, anxious or depressed. I can help you!
(704) 228-7251 View (704) 228-7251
Photo of Kelly Moorin, Clinical Social Work/Therapist in Charlotte, NC
Kelly Moorin
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified Verified
3 Endorsed
Charlotte, NC 28209
I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and Licensed Independent Social Worker in Clinical Practice with Avance Care in Charlotte, North Carolina. I obtained my Master of Social Work degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. I have worked in a variety of settings including psychiatric residential treatment centers, foster care, group practices, and private practice. I enjoy working with teenagers and adults on an individual basis and offering group therapy. I specialize in depression, anxiety, life transitions, grief/loss, divorce recovery, and stress management.
I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and Licensed Independent Social Worker in Clinical Practice with Avance Care in Charlotte, North Carolina. I obtained my Master of Social Work degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. I have worked in a variety of settings including psychiatric residential treatment centers, foster care, group practices, and private practice. I enjoy working with teenagers and adults on an individual basis and offering group therapy. I specialize in depression, anxiety, life transitions, grief/loss, divorce recovery, and stress management.
(980) 247-4474 x4 View (980) 247-4474 x4
Photo of Shawnee Palmer, Clinical Social Work/Therapist in Charlotte, NC
Shawnee Palmer
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, LAC
Verified Verified
2 Endorsed
Charlotte, NC 28269  (Online Only)
Waitlist for new clients
I believe that each of my clients deserves to be protected, valued, and provided with all the necessary support to become the people they strive to be. I'm a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Licensed Addiction Counselor, and EMDR Certified Therapist. I earned a Master's in Social Work from the University of Denver. I specialize in working with those who have experienced childhood or adulthood trauma, high-risk youth, women, older adults ages 55 and up, and families who are caregivers to older adults. I serve individuals in the North Carolina, Missouri, Colorado, and Illinois areas.
I believe that each of my clients deserves to be protected, valued, and provided with all the necessary support to become the people they strive to be. I'm a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Licensed Addiction Counselor, and EMDR Certified Therapist. I earned a Master's in Social Work from the University of Denver. I specialize in working with those who have experienced childhood or adulthood trauma, high-risk youth, women, older adults ages 55 and up, and families who are caregivers to older adults. I serve individuals in the North Carolina, Missouri, Colorado, and Illinois areas.
(980) 303-2997 View (980) 303-2997
Photo of Kate Montgomery in Charlotte, NC
Kate Montgomery
MSEd, MPhilEd, LCMHCA
Verified Verified
2 Endorsed
Charlotte, NC 28287
I enjoy working with children, adolescents, and young teens (5-15) with neurodevelopmental disorders and behavioral challenges. The world is not designed for neurodiverse individuals, which may cause your child to struggle. I also appreciate working with their siblings and caretakers as I acknowledge it is a unique life experience of loving someone with a neurodevelopmental disorder. To address my client's goals, I utilize evidence-based interventions and techniques from cognitive behavior therapy (CBT), motivational interviewing (MI), pivotal response treatment (PRT), and mindfulness.
I enjoy working with children, adolescents, and young teens (5-15) with neurodevelopmental disorders and behavioral challenges. The world is not designed for neurodiverse individuals, which may cause your child to struggle. I also appreciate working with their siblings and caretakers as I acknowledge it is a unique life experience of loving someone with a neurodevelopmental disorder. To address my client's goals, I utilize evidence-based interventions and techniques from cognitive behavior therapy (CBT), motivational interviewing (MI), pivotal response treatment (PRT), and mindfulness.
(704) 228-4137 View (704) 228-4137
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Ariel T. (The Creative Therapist)
Marriage & Family Therapist Associate, MA, LMFTA
Verified Verified
2 Endorsed
Charlotte, NC 28226
Do you look in the mirror & sometimes don't know who is staring back at you? Anxiety is flooding your thoughts & stressing you out. Not feeling seen or heard by your significant other, family, or friends. You've contemplated whether this relationship is even right for you. You've been the "strong" one, always holding it together when everything is falling apart. Well...YOU deserve to feel heard & seen. YOU deserve to know who is staring back in the mirror. YOU are worthy of unconditional love & respect in your relationship. Let someone else help you for once. This is your time to unleash the true you & shape the life you deserve.
Do you look in the mirror & sometimes don't know who is staring back at you? Anxiety is flooding your thoughts & stressing you out. Not feeling seen or heard by your significant other, family, or friends. You've contemplated whether this relationship is even right for you. You've been the "strong" one, always holding it together when everything is falling apart. Well...YOU deserve to feel heard & seen. YOU deserve to know who is staring back in the mirror. YOU are worthy of unconditional love & respect in your relationship. Let someone else help you for once. This is your time to unleash the true you & shape the life you deserve.
(980) 366-2713 View (980) 366-2713
Photo of Advene Health Group, Clinical Social Work/Therapist in Charlotte, NC
Advene Health Group
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, LCAS
Verified Verified
Charlotte, NC 28270
My idea as a psychotherapist is to provide safe, comfortable & judgment-free environment for clients to work through issues. My role as a psychotherapist is to respect the goals that my clients come in with, and support the process of working toward these goals. I believe Psychotherapy can enhance one's self-awareness and the ability to recognize in one's own self-defeating and self-sabotaging patterns, and to change these patterns.
My idea as a psychotherapist is to provide safe, comfortable & judgment-free environment for clients to work through issues. My role as a psychotherapist is to respect the goals that my clients come in with, and support the process of working toward these goals. I believe Psychotherapy can enhance one's self-awareness and the ability to recognize in one's own self-defeating and self-sabotaging patterns, and to change these patterns.
(980) 247-4144 View (980) 247-4144
Photo of Laurie Nappier, Clinical Social Work/Therapist in Charlotte, NC
Laurie Nappier
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LCSW
Verified Verified
3 Endorsed
Charlotte, NC 28211
I believe therapy is a place to understand and be understood, to feel empowered, emotionally, spiritually and relationally. I have been in the field since 2007 working with individuals, couples, and families dealing with issues ranging from depression and anxiety to addiction and homelessness. I work with all ages, especially focusing on family groups seen individually and together. Every client creates a goal centered plan that includes a variety of interventions from sand and art therapy to trauma focused CBT. Therapy is a safe place to share your journey, learn from the past and move towards the future.
I believe therapy is a place to understand and be understood, to feel empowered, emotionally, spiritually and relationally. I have been in the field since 2007 working with individuals, couples, and families dealing with issues ranging from depression and anxiety to addiction and homelessness. I work with all ages, especially focusing on family groups seen individually and together. Every client creates a goal centered plan that includes a variety of interventions from sand and art therapy to trauma focused CBT. Therapy is a safe place to share your journey, learn from the past and move towards the future.
(704) 820-6929 View (704) 820-6929
Photo of Harrison Flood, Lic Clinical Mental Health Counselor Associate in Charlotte, NC
Harrison Flood
Lic Clinical Mental Health Counselor Associate, LCMHCA, NCC
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Charlotte, NC 28216  (Online Only)
Fear can cause us to sometimes forget everything and run, and you may be stuck wondering “why?”. However, we can also stand in our fears where we face everything and rise. If you are reading this, that means you are already taking the courageous steps to face that fear and you’re ready to rise above your current challenges and circumstances. You are brave for walking in that fear to seek help and I am here to support you in your healing journey. My clinical background includes working with young and older adults experiencing a range of different issues that include: anxiety, depression, adjustment, relationship issues, and grief.
Fear can cause us to sometimes forget everything and run, and you may be stuck wondering “why?”. However, we can also stand in our fears where we face everything and rise. If you are reading this, that means you are already taking the courageous steps to face that fear and you’re ready to rise above your current challenges and circumstances. You are brave for walking in that fear to seek help and I am here to support you in your healing journey. My clinical background includes working with young and older adults experiencing a range of different issues that include: anxiety, depression, adjustment, relationship issues, and grief.
(704) 754-5296 View (704) 754-5296
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Kim Latham Moseley
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LCSW
Verified Verified
2 Endorsed
Charlotte, NC 28204
Whether you're struggling with anxiety, depression, relationship issues, making a life transition, experiencing loss or feeling stuck, it requires looking at your whole self! I have over 30 years of experience ranging from working in hospice and bereavement care to assisting older adults and their families as a Geriatric Care Manager, as well as being a Certified Integrative Health Coach from Duke Integrative Medicine and doing Integrative Psychotherapy. I will skillfully help you become your true and best self with the necessary tools to build a healthy, meaningful life, not in spite of, but because of, any challenges you face.
Whether you're struggling with anxiety, depression, relationship issues, making a life transition, experiencing loss or feeling stuck, it requires looking at your whole self! I have over 30 years of experience ranging from working in hospice and bereavement care to assisting older adults and their families as a Geriatric Care Manager, as well as being a Certified Integrative Health Coach from Duke Integrative Medicine and doing Integrative Psychotherapy. I will skillfully help you become your true and best self with the necessary tools to build a healthy, meaningful life, not in spite of, but because of, any challenges you face.
(704) 207-0774 View (704) 207-0774
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Jean Brown
Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor, LCMHC
Verified Verified
Charlotte, NC 28215
As a licensed counselor, I have experience working with individuals facing anxiety, depression, OCD, anger issues, or having a hard time with life changes. I am prepared to meet you where you are and take you to your desired outcome using tools that you can use on your own. Whether you are a teen experiencing teenage issues such as bullying, peer pressure, social media addiction, or an adult dealing with a family crisis or life changes, I can provide the counseling and individualized support necessary to handle these challenges.
As a licensed counselor, I have experience working with individuals facing anxiety, depression, OCD, anger issues, or having a hard time with life changes. I am prepared to meet you where you are and take you to your desired outcome using tools that you can use on your own. Whether you are a teen experiencing teenage issues such as bullying, peer pressure, social media addiction, or an adult dealing with a family crisis or life changes, I can provide the counseling and individualized support necessary to handle these challenges.
(980) 983-6550 View (980) 983-6550
Photo of Julianna DeStefano, Pre-Licensed Professional in Charlotte, NC
Julianna DeStefano
Pre-Licensed Professional, MS, LCMHCA, NCC
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Charlotte, NC 28209
I aim to guide my clients along the path to finding their truest, most authentic selves. I'm passionate about working with children, adolescents, and adults who feel they have lost touch with their true selves, as a result of life challenges. Often time when we are struggling with something we can being easily overwhelmed and begin to feel isolated. We begin to feel as though we are no longer in control of our own lives, like someone else is now driving the car and we are simply along for the ride. Activities and relationships we once valued can begin to seem meaningless and no longer bring us joy.
I aim to guide my clients along the path to finding their truest, most authentic selves. I'm passionate about working with children, adolescents, and adults who feel they have lost touch with their true selves, as a result of life challenges. Often time when we are struggling with something we can being easily overwhelmed and begin to feel isolated. We begin to feel as though we are no longer in control of our own lives, like someone else is now driving the car and we are simply along for the ride. Activities and relationships we once valued can begin to seem meaningless and no longer bring us joy.
(980) 449-6535 View (980) 449-6535
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Jaquan Brooks
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, BSW, MSW, LCSWA
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Charlotte, NC 28262
Life can become overwhelming and so can talking to a therapist. I commend you on taking the initiative and being proactive in finding someone to vent and talk to about your current or past life. Transitioning people from one state to another, whether it be mentally, physically, spiritually, or financially is my main focus! I am passionate about serving children, adolescents, and adults who suffer from trauma, depression, anxiety, defiant behaviors, and many other mental health concerns.
Life can become overwhelming and so can talking to a therapist. I commend you on taking the initiative and being proactive in finding someone to vent and talk to about your current or past life. Transitioning people from one state to another, whether it be mentally, physically, spiritually, or financially is my main focus! I am passionate about serving children, adolescents, and adults who suffer from trauma, depression, anxiety, defiant behaviors, and many other mental health concerns.
(704) 396-4063 View (704) 396-4063
Photo of Rory Kane, LCSW Associate in Charlotte, NC
Rory Kane
LCSW Associate, LCSW
Verified Verified
Charlotte, NC 28204
Specializing in depression, anxiety, and life transitions, I understand the profound impact these challenges can have on one's well-being and quality of life. Drawing from evidence-based modalities such as Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Brief Therapy, Mindfulness, and Solution-Focused Therapy, I offer a holistic approach to treatment.
Specializing in depression, anxiety, and life transitions, I understand the profound impact these challenges can have on one's well-being and quality of life. Drawing from evidence-based modalities such as Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Brief Therapy, Mindfulness, and Solution-Focused Therapy, I offer a holistic approach to treatment.
(704) 908-6326 View (704) 908-6326

How does your Therapist compare?

Number of Therapists in Charlotte, NC

3,000+

Average cost per session

$135

Therapists in Charlotte, NC who prioritize treating:

93% Anxiety
87% Depression
77% Self Esteem
73% Relationship Issues
72% Coping Skills
70% Stress
65% Trauma and PTSD

Average years in practice

10 Years

Top 3 insurances accepted

80% BlueCross and BlueShield
73% Aetna
61% UnitedHealthcare UHC | UBH

How Therapists in Charlotte, NC see their clients

61% In Person and Online
39% Online Only

Gender breakdown

83% Female
16% Male
1% Non-Binary

FAQs - About Therapy and Counseling

How can I find a therapist in Charlotte?

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.