Therapists in Back Creek Church Road, Charlotte, NC

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University Psychological Associates, P.A.
Psychologist
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Back Creek Church Road, Charlotte, NC 28213
We are a group of fifteen highly qualified, caring professionals dedicated to helping people achieve their goals for personal growth and emotional well-being. All of our clinicians are licensed professionals. We can usually get clients scheduled within a few days.
We are a group of fifteen highly qualified, caring professionals dedicated to helping people achieve their goals for personal growth and emotional well-being. All of our clinicians are licensed professionals. We can usually get clients scheduled within a few days.
(704) 312-4394 x201 View (704) 312-4394 x201
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Shawn Trifoso
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Back Creek Church Road, Charlotte, NC 28213
Are you feeling overwhelmed and not sure what to do anymore? If you are struggling with anxiety, depressed mood, feelings of hopelessness or uncontrollable intrusive thoughts, you deserve professional and compassionate care. Through extensive therapeutic work, clinical supervision and training in a variety of outpatient mental health settings, I have gained experience treating adults and adolescents (15 years and older) with a range of mental health challenges.
Are you feeling overwhelmed and not sure what to do anymore? If you are struggling with anxiety, depressed mood, feelings of hopelessness or uncontrollable intrusive thoughts, you deserve professional and compassionate care. Through extensive therapeutic work, clinical supervision and training in a variety of outpatient mental health settings, I have gained experience treating adults and adolescents (15 years and older) with a range of mental health challenges.
(704) 709-8896 View (704) 709-8896
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Carole F Bombardier
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, MSW, CHT, HCHI
Verified Verified
6 Endorsed
Back Creek Church Road, Charlotte, NC 28223
It is my passion to help people help themselves using a holistic approach to address the whole person. Sometimes we get so caught up in the details of life that we have difficulty seeing the big picture. Counseling can help you get more out of life, help you reach your goals and work through challenges and move forward to create and live the life you desire. Stress, anxiety, phobias, depression and life transitions are just some of the issues that I typically address within my practice.
It is my passion to help people help themselves using a holistic approach to address the whole person. Sometimes we get so caught up in the details of life that we have difficulty seeing the big picture. Counseling can help you get more out of life, help you reach your goals and work through challenges and move forward to create and live the life you desire. Stress, anxiety, phobias, depression and life transitions are just some of the issues that I typically address within my practice.
(704) 266-6691 View (704) 266-6691
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Nathan Ryan Evans
Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor, LCMHC
Verified Verified
2 Endorsed
Back Creek Church Road, Charlotte, NC 28223
I specialize in creating a hopeful, non-judgmental environment for individuals and couples to find holistic wellness that benefits them both personally and relationally. By setting clear goals we can move together to a more hope-filled and productive season of life. I am passionate about helping clients reframe their past, current, and future circumstances and guiding them to discover healthy balance moving forward. I work with adults of all ages and life stages. I am a Licensed Professional Counselor Associate in North Carolina with a Masters in Christian Counseling from Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary in Charlotte, NC.
I specialize in creating a hopeful, non-judgmental environment for individuals and couples to find holistic wellness that benefits them both personally and relationally. By setting clear goals we can move together to a more hope-filled and productive season of life. I am passionate about helping clients reframe their past, current, and future circumstances and guiding them to discover healthy balance moving forward. I work with adults of all ages and life stages. I am a Licensed Professional Counselor Associate in North Carolina with a Masters in Christian Counseling from Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary in Charlotte, NC.
(704) 631-9271 View (704) 631-9271
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Nora Judeh
Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor, MEd, NCC, LCMHC
Verified Verified
Back Creek Church Road, Charlotte, NC 28223  (Online Only)
My experience ranges from providing services to individuals, couples, and families coming from different walks of life and backgrounds that come into session with an array of concerns, including anxiety, depression, life changes, family/relationship concerns and trauma. Understanding that everyone has different needs and concerns, my goal is to provide a culturally informed focus that empowers my clients. As a second-generation Muslim-American, I fully understands the importance of providing a safe and comfortable space for members of my community seeking wellness and mental health resources.
My experience ranges from providing services to individuals, couples, and families coming from different walks of life and backgrounds that come into session with an array of concerns, including anxiety, depression, life changes, family/relationship concerns and trauma. Understanding that everyone has different needs and concerns, my goal is to provide a culturally informed focus that empowers my clients. As a second-generation Muslim-American, I fully understands the importance of providing a safe and comfortable space for members of my community seeking wellness and mental health resources.
(919) 670-5141 View (919) 670-5141
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Lola Tasar
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LCSW-A
Verified Verified
Back Creek Church Road, Charlotte, NC 28223
Are you feeling overwhelmed? Stressed out? Do you feel like you need more support, wherever you are in life? Starting therapy can be intimidating. I am here to listen and help. My approach is to be supportive, compassionate, and empathetic, with a focus on promoting self esteem, awareness, and robust relationships. I love working with clients who experience trauma, anxiety, life changes, women's, parenting, and relationship issues. I will accompany you on your journey toward healing and personal growth in a safe and nurturing environment. You're worth it!
Are you feeling overwhelmed? Stressed out? Do you feel like you need more support, wherever you are in life? Starting therapy can be intimidating. I am here to listen and help. My approach is to be supportive, compassionate, and empathetic, with a focus on promoting self esteem, awareness, and robust relationships. I love working with clients who experience trauma, anxiety, life changes, women's, parenting, and relationship issues. I will accompany you on your journey toward healing and personal growth in a safe and nurturing environment. You're worth it!
(919) 646-2643 View (919) 646-2643
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Daniel Walker
Counselor, MS, LCMHC, LCAS
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Back Creek Church Road, Charlotte, NC 28223  (Online Only)
Accepting new clients, immediate availability. Navigating life can be challenging and exhausting. My goal is to help you regain control and fulfillment. My name is Daniel Walker, I'm a Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor and Licensed Clinical Addictions Specialist serving North Carolina. I enjoy guiding individuals toward a path of self-discovery, empowerment, and mental well-being. I believe in creating an open and safe space using a blend of person-centered counseling, mindfulness, and cognitive-behavioral therapy. Whether you're an adult, young adult, or teen, I'm here to support you on your positive change journey.
Accepting new clients, immediate availability. Navigating life can be challenging and exhausting. My goal is to help you regain control and fulfillment. My name is Daniel Walker, I'm a Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor and Licensed Clinical Addictions Specialist serving North Carolina. I enjoy guiding individuals toward a path of self-discovery, empowerment, and mental well-being. I believe in creating an open and safe space using a blend of person-centered counseling, mindfulness, and cognitive-behavioral therapy. Whether you're an adult, young adult, or teen, I'm here to support you on your positive change journey.
(252) 427-0391 View (252) 427-0391
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Karly Perkins
Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor, LCMHC, LCAS, NCC
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Back Creek Church Road, Charlotte, NC 28223
Waitlist for new clients
As a therapist, my hope is to create a space that feels welcoming to your authentic self. I aim to hold space for you to show up as you need to that day, and will honor what you need in each session whether that is a space to vent, explore new skills, be challenged, or create goals that will meet your needs. I specialize in working eating disorders and body image concerns, substance use, college students, and the LGBTQ+ community. I additionally support those experiencing anxiety, depression, impacts from trauma, identity development, life transitions, and safety concerns such as self -harm or suicidality.
As a therapist, my hope is to create a space that feels welcoming to your authentic self. I aim to hold space for you to show up as you need to that day, and will honor what you need in each session whether that is a space to vent, explore new skills, be challenged, or create goals that will meet your needs. I specialize in working eating disorders and body image concerns, substance use, college students, and the LGBTQ+ community. I additionally support those experiencing anxiety, depression, impacts from trauma, identity development, life transitions, and safety concerns such as self -harm or suicidality.
(980) 525-8519 View (980) 525-8519
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Corday Denise Johnson
MA, LCMHCA, NCC
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Back Creek Church Road, Charlotte, NC 28223
Not accepting new clients
I enjoy working with teens and young adults to improve self-confidence, self-esteem, and goals. I specialize in issues of adjusting, anxiety, depression, trauma, identity, fears, and stress management. Through stages of early development, it becomes easy to create unrealistic expectations. This leads to stress, anxiety, low self-esteem, low self-confidence, burn-out, etc. You are seen and whether you meet those expectations or not, they effect, you, they effect us. How can we manage trauma, stress, finding self?
I enjoy working with teens and young adults to improve self-confidence, self-esteem, and goals. I specialize in issues of adjusting, anxiety, depression, trauma, identity, fears, and stress management. Through stages of early development, it becomes easy to create unrealistic expectations. This leads to stress, anxiety, low self-esteem, low self-confidence, burn-out, etc. You are seen and whether you meet those expectations or not, they effect, you, they effect us. How can we manage trauma, stress, finding self?
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Dr. Leigh Hicks
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, PhD, LCSWA
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Back Creek Church Road, Charlotte, NC 28223
My passion is working with clients age 13-18 as well as young & early adults. I love to work to empower clients, build insight, heal relationships & provide practical tools for clients to use as they develop into young adulthood. I use family therapy for family system work. My other client focus is on victims of sexual exploitation including victims of Human Trafficking & sexual abuse. I incorporate the dynamics of race & ethnicity into my practice and like to work with people from these marginalized populations & addressing how these factors impact treatment and resilience. My ideal client is motivated and committed to treatment.
My passion is working with clients age 13-18 as well as young & early adults. I love to work to empower clients, build insight, heal relationships & provide practical tools for clients to use as they develop into young adulthood. I use family therapy for family system work. My other client focus is on victims of sexual exploitation including victims of Human Trafficking & sexual abuse. I incorporate the dynamics of race & ethnicity into my practice and like to work with people from these marginalized populations & addressing how these factors impact treatment and resilience. My ideal client is motivated and committed to treatment.
(704) 237-6798 View (704) 237-6798
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Cofield Counseling and Clinical Supervision
Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor, PhD, LCMHCS, LPCS, LCAS, CCS
Verified Verified
2 Endorsed
Back Creek Church Road, Charlotte, NC 28223  (Online Only)
Welcome to the first step in your healing journey! I specialize in helping clients rediscover themselves, work through unresolved issues, and cope with life transitions while providing an authentic, comfortable and supportive environment. I believe the counseling relationship is crucial in the healing journey and I provide a laid back and relatable approach to therapy. Together we will work to process long standing behavior patterns and negative perceptions that are impacting your life.
Welcome to the first step in your healing journey! I specialize in helping clients rediscover themselves, work through unresolved issues, and cope with life transitions while providing an authentic, comfortable and supportive environment. I believe the counseling relationship is crucial in the healing journey and I provide a laid back and relatable approach to therapy. Together we will work to process long standing behavior patterns and negative perceptions that are impacting your life.
(704) 237-6516 View (704) 237-6516
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Toni Mason
Lic Clinical Mental Health Counselor Associate, MA, LCMHCA, NCC
Verified Verified
3 Endorsed
Back Creek Church Road, Charlotte, NC 28223
"We cannot solve our problems with the same thinking we used when we created them." - Albert Einstein. If you are someone who is looking for a change in your life or who desires a new perspective, you are exactly where you are supposed to be. Recognizing and changing old patterns can be difficult work but you don't have take that journey alone. People who find my style of counseling most useful tend to appreciate a gentle but direct approach. My specialties include older adults (60+), veterans, DV survivors, couples and folx in LGBTQIA+ community (including polyamory/ethical non-monogamy).
"We cannot solve our problems with the same thinking we used when we created them." - Albert Einstein. If you are someone who is looking for a change in your life or who desires a new perspective, you are exactly where you are supposed to be. Recognizing and changing old patterns can be difficult work but you don't have take that journey alone. People who find my style of counseling most useful tend to appreciate a gentle but direct approach. My specialties include older adults (60+), veterans, DV survivors, couples and folx in LGBTQIA+ community (including polyamory/ethical non-monogamy).
(704) 994-8608 View (704) 994-8608
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Janice Frum
Licensed Professional Counselor, LCMHC
Verified Verified
Back Creek Church Road, Charlotte, NC 28223  (Online Only)
I believe that each individual has both a unique set of gifts and a world view shaped by past experiences and present circumstances. I also believe that in order to know where we are going, we need to realize how we arrived where we are in our present circumstances. Through sessions together, I will collaborate with you to assist you in recognizing your individual strengths and strive to empower you with the self-awareness and self-confidence to pursue your dreams. I take a person-centered, creative, non-judgmental approach to counseling, helping you to see how your uniquely shaded lenses of experience color your perceptions.
I believe that each individual has both a unique set of gifts and a world view shaped by past experiences and present circumstances. I also believe that in order to know where we are going, we need to realize how we arrived where we are in our present circumstances. Through sessions together, I will collaborate with you to assist you in recognizing your individual strengths and strive to empower you with the self-awareness and self-confidence to pursue your dreams. I take a person-centered, creative, non-judgmental approach to counseling, helping you to see how your uniquely shaded lenses of experience color your perceptions.
(919) 820-8778 View (919) 820-8778
Photo of Kristin Anthony, Lic Clinical Mental Health Counselor Associate in Back Creek Church Road, Charlotte, NC
Kristin Anthony
Lic Clinical Mental Health Counselor Associate, LMHCA
Verified Verified
Back Creek Church Road, Charlotte, NC 28223
Welcome to my profile! My goals are to help clients navigate difficult seasons of life, manage complex emotions, develop healthy coping skills, and live a meaningful life. My therapeutic style is direct, open, and collaborative. I am passionate about respecting diversity, and I provide LGBTQ+, culturally-sensitive, trauma-informed care. In sessions, I like to use a blend of mindfulness-based interventions like DBT and ACT paired with an unstructured use of CBT and solutions-focused therapy. I also like to include activities using art, music, and play.
Welcome to my profile! My goals are to help clients navigate difficult seasons of life, manage complex emotions, develop healthy coping skills, and live a meaningful life. My therapeutic style is direct, open, and collaborative. I am passionate about respecting diversity, and I provide LGBTQ+, culturally-sensitive, trauma-informed care. In sessions, I like to use a blend of mindfulness-based interventions like DBT and ACT paired with an unstructured use of CBT and solutions-focused therapy. I also like to include activities using art, music, and play.
(704) 610-1864 View (704) 610-1864
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Amber L. Borcyk
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSSW, LCSW
Verified Verified
15 Endorsed
Back Creek Church Road, Charlotte, NC 28223  (Online Only)
It can be scary to be honest with oneself, let alone with others. Yet, most of us still desire to be seen, loved, and accepted. I work with people curious about how their childhood, cultural background(s), identities, and trauma influence how they relate to themselves, family, lovers, friends, and authority figures. My work centers on anti-racism and the lived experiences of folks who are Queer, Transgender, Polyamourous, or Kinky. I enjoy working with people outside of these identities as well. Modalities I utilize are Relationship Analysis, EMDR, Parts Work, Psychodynamic Techniques, and Sex Therapy.
It can be scary to be honest with oneself, let alone with others. Yet, most of us still desire to be seen, loved, and accepted. I work with people curious about how their childhood, cultural background(s), identities, and trauma influence how they relate to themselves, family, lovers, friends, and authority figures. My work centers on anti-racism and the lived experiences of folks who are Queer, Transgender, Polyamourous, or Kinky. I enjoy working with people outside of these identities as well. Modalities I utilize are Relationship Analysis, EMDR, Parts Work, Psychodynamic Techniques, and Sex Therapy.
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Michael K Johnson
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, LCMHC, LPC, LCAS
Verified Verified
Back Creek Church Road, Charlotte, NC 28223  (Online Only)
It is my belief that every human being has dignity and worth no matter what you have gone through or experienced. I aim to provide a warm, safe, and accepting environment that is non-judgmental by which you can process and work through issues that are problematic. I work to form a therapeutic relationship with clients that is collaborative, promotes insight, and helps to foster change and wellness.
It is my belief that every human being has dignity and worth no matter what you have gone through or experienced. I aim to provide a warm, safe, and accepting environment that is non-judgmental by which you can process and work through issues that are problematic. I work to form a therapeutic relationship with clients that is collaborative, promotes insight, and helps to foster change and wellness.
(843) 938-5208 View (843) 938-5208
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Taylor Guffey
Pre-Licensed Professional, LCSWA
Verified Verified
Back Creek Church Road, Charlotte, NC 28223
Mothering energy is something each of us has within, regardless of if we choose to actually have children. Mothering ourselves is one of the most empowering gifts we can give to our own soul, especially if we are carrying wounds from our relationship with our parents. This concept of mothering means learning to tend to our inner life in a gentle and nurturing way and is essential in transforming our anger, pain, and suffering. I also specialize in working with women who are trying to conceive or currently pregnant to provide emotional support through the prenatal and birthing process. Advocating for yourself and your future child.
Mothering energy is something each of us has within, regardless of if we choose to actually have children. Mothering ourselves is one of the most empowering gifts we can give to our own soul, especially if we are carrying wounds from our relationship with our parents. This concept of mothering means learning to tend to our inner life in a gentle and nurturing way and is essential in transforming our anger, pain, and suffering. I also specialize in working with women who are trying to conceive or currently pregnant to provide emotional support through the prenatal and birthing process. Advocating for yourself and your future child.
(980) 391-6853 View (980) 391-6853
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Madelyn Miller
Pre-Licensed Professional, LCMHCA, NCC
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Back Creek Church Road, Charlotte, NC 28223
I work with adults as well as children. I have over ten years of experience working with children as a special education teacher.
I work with adults as well as children. I have over ten years of experience working with children as a special education teacher.
(980) 360-4951 View (980) 360-4951
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Amanda Richardson
Counselor, MA, LCMHCA, NCC
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Back Creek Church Road, Charlotte, NC 28223  (Online Only)
Hello and Welcome! First and foremost, I'd like to commend you on taking the first step. Oftentimes the first step is the hardest, but... YOU'VE DONE IT! Often, I ask clients, “How do you eat an elephant?” After the looks of bewilderment subside, I am most often told, “You can’t”. As your counselor, it is my hope to show you that it can be accomplished. But how? "One small bite at a time." My ideal client is one who is willing to take a chance on becoming the absolute best version of themselves. It is my hope that in working together, we can tackle the stressors of everyday life and get back to living a fulfilled life.
Hello and Welcome! First and foremost, I'd like to commend you on taking the first step. Oftentimes the first step is the hardest, but... YOU'VE DONE IT! Often, I ask clients, “How do you eat an elephant?” After the looks of bewilderment subside, I am most often told, “You can’t”. As your counselor, it is my hope to show you that it can be accomplished. But how? "One small bite at a time." My ideal client is one who is willing to take a chance on becoming the absolute best version of themselves. It is my hope that in working together, we can tackle the stressors of everyday life and get back to living a fulfilled life.
(910) 390-8052 View (910) 390-8052
Photo of Jasmine Iverson, Clinical Social Work/Therapist in Back Creek Church Road, Charlotte, NC
Jasmine Iverson
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified Verified
2 Endorsed
Back Creek Church Road, Charlotte, NC 28223  (Online Only)
Waitlist for new clients
We have all had experiences in life that leave us broken, discontent, confused, unstable, or even hopeless. We have heard the saying “life-happens” and often the expectation is that you can just get over it. Sometimes moving past traumatic experiences can be difficult, the emotional baggage can be heavy. Do you feel “stuck” or unable to move through your healing process? Maybe you need help navigating a stressful situation or difficult relationship. Are your thoughts overwhelming and consuming you with worry and doubt? Does this sound like you?
We have all had experiences in life that leave us broken, discontent, confused, unstable, or even hopeless. We have heard the saying “life-happens” and often the expectation is that you can just get over it. Sometimes moving past traumatic experiences can be difficult, the emotional baggage can be heavy. Do you feel “stuck” or unable to move through your healing process? Maybe you need help navigating a stressful situation or difficult relationship. Are your thoughts overwhelming and consuming you with worry and doubt? Does this sound like you?
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Number of Therapists in Back Creek Church Road, Charlotte, NC

30+

Average cost per session

$130

Therapists in Back Creek Church Road, Charlotte, NC who prioritize treating:

94% Anxiety
88% Depression
85% Self Esteem
82% Relationship Issues
82% Stress
73% Coping Skills
73% Life Transitions

Average years in practice

8 Years

Top 3 insurances accepted

92% BlueCross and BlueShield
84% Aetna
60% UnitedHealthcare UHC | UBH

How Therapists in Back Creek Church Road, Charlotte, NC see their clients

52% In Person and Online
48% Online Only

Gender breakdown

81% Female
16% Male
3% Non-Binary

FAQs - About Therapy and Counseling

How can I find a therapist in Back Creek Church Road, Charlotte?

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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.