Therapists in Edgecombe County, NC

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Paige Temple
Psychologist, PhD
Verified Verified
Tarboro, NC 27886
Now offering Telehealth Sessions due to COVID-19. I work with children with a wide variety of presenting issues, including AD/HD, Autism Spectrum Disorder, anxiety and depression. I specialize in assessing and treating these conditions and also work with parents to equip them to best help their children at home. Through comprehensive assessment, I can help you better understand your child's behavioral and emotional functioning, cognitive strengths and weaknesses, academic problems, and social difficulties along with their unique strengths.
Now offering Telehealth Sessions due to COVID-19. I work with children with a wide variety of presenting issues, including AD/HD, Autism Spectrum Disorder, anxiety and depression. I specialize in assessing and treating these conditions and also work with parents to equip them to best help their children at home. Through comprehensive assessment, I can help you better understand your child's behavioral and emotional functioning, cognitive strengths and weaknesses, academic problems, and social difficulties along with their unique strengths.
(252) 618-5688 View (252) 618-5688
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Meredith Peters
Psychological Associate, MA, LPA
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Tarboro, NC 27886
Meredith specializes in the assessment and treatment of childhood and adolescent anxiety, OCD, depression, sleep problems, issues related to divorce/custody, disruptive behavior, AD/HD, Autism Spectrum Disorder, learning difficulties, eating disorders, substance abuse, and gender/sexuality.
Meredith specializes in the assessment and treatment of childhood and adolescent anxiety, OCD, depression, sleep problems, issues related to divorce/custody, disruptive behavior, AD/HD, Autism Spectrum Disorder, learning difficulties, eating disorders, substance abuse, and gender/sexuality.
(252) 618-1544 View (252) 618-1544
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Almarch Family Care, LLC
Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor, PhD, MS, MAED, LCMHC
Verified Verified
Rocky Mount, NC 27801
Mentor and Precept Masters and PhD degree students on Psychotherapy of Nursing, Psychiatric Nurses. Offer counseling using Cognitive behavioral, Motivational Interviewing, Eclectic Strategies for clients with Immigration and adjustment issues, Court Ordered Assessment, Physical and sexual abuse therapy, Domestic Violence, Anxiety/emotional difficulty, Posttraumatic Stress disorder(PTSD), Depression, Anger Management, Conflict Resolution, Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity, Teen Pregnancy prevention, Low Self Esteem, School suspension/skipping, Juvenile Justice/foster care counseling etc.
Mentor and Precept Masters and PhD degree students on Psychotherapy of Nursing, Psychiatric Nurses. Offer counseling using Cognitive behavioral, Motivational Interviewing, Eclectic Strategies for clients with Immigration and adjustment issues, Court Ordered Assessment, Physical and sexual abuse therapy, Domestic Violence, Anxiety/emotional difficulty, Posttraumatic Stress disorder(PTSD), Depression, Anger Management, Conflict Resolution, Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity, Teen Pregnancy prevention, Low Self Esteem, School suspension/skipping, Juvenile Justice/foster care counseling etc.
(252) 424-6142 View (252) 424-6142
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Tara Kathleen Williamson
Licensed Professional Counselor, LCMHC, CCMC
Verified Verified
Tarboro, NC 27886
Not accepting new clients
It takes courage to say, "I need counseling" and making the decision to see a therapist can be difficult. Choosing the right therapist is important. I strive to make each client's experience enlightening, comforting and encouraging. As your therapist, you will have the guidance needed to work through difficult circumstances and find peace and understanding in the process. Over the years, I have counseled those with experiences of trauma, family conflict, grief & loss, financial hardships, major life transitions, spiritual crises, and a variety of mental health conditions. If you are ready for change - let's make it happen!
It takes courage to say, "I need counseling" and making the decision to see a therapist can be difficult. Choosing the right therapist is important. I strive to make each client's experience enlightening, comforting and encouraging. As your therapist, you will have the guidance needed to work through difficult circumstances and find peace and understanding in the process. Over the years, I have counseled those with experiences of trauma, family conflict, grief & loss, financial hardships, major life transitions, spiritual crises, and a variety of mental health conditions. If you are ready for change - let's make it happen!
(252) 774-4916 View (252) 774-4916
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Recovery Journey Services LLC
Drug & Alcohol Counselor, MA, LCAS, CCS
Verified Verified
Pinetops, NC 27864
Substance abuse clients, anger management, trauma, and domestic violence . Individuals who are on probation, CDL drivers with substance abuse charges.
Substance abuse clients, anger management, trauma, and domestic violence . Individuals who are on probation, CDL drivers with substance abuse charges.
(252) 651-6740 x27834 View (252) 651-6740 x27834
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Seaside Counseling & Wellness Center, PLLC
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, LCASA
Verified Verified
Tarboro, NC 27886
My therapy style is person centered to enhance the therapeutic relationship. I focus on creating a warm safe space to explore a client's concerns and develop therapeutic goals. My approaches are evidence based with complementary therapies to meet your specific needs.
My therapy style is person centered to enhance the therapeutic relationship. I focus on creating a warm safe space to explore a client's concerns and develop therapeutic goals. My approaches are evidence based with complementary therapies to meet your specific needs.
(252) 702-0841 View (252) 702-0841
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Healthy Transformations Counseling
Licensed Professional Counselor, MSCE, LPC, TF-CBT, CBIS
Verified Verified
Rocky Mount, NC 27801
My formal education has prepared me to counsel individual adolescents, children, adults, groups, and the multicultural population. My approach to counseling is best described as one that is person-centered and family systems oriented. I believe people are capable of reaching their best potential given the right support and tools for change, and that whenever possible treatment should involve the family not just the individual child or adult.
My formal education has prepared me to counsel individual adolescents, children, adults, groups, and the multicultural population. My approach to counseling is best described as one that is person-centered and family systems oriented. I believe people are capable of reaching their best potential given the right support and tools for change, and that whenever possible treatment should involve the family not just the individual child or adult.
(252) 262-2029 View (252) 262-2029
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Tyeasia Kiah Dorsey
Drug & Alcohol Counselor, MA, LCAS, CADC, CSAM, MAC
Verified Verified
Pinetops, NC 27864
Do you feel misunderstood? Feel alone in a full room? Suffer from depression, anger issues? I am here to guide you in finding the answers you already have within. Encouraging, having you to be solution focused and optimistic. I specialize in dual diagnosis (mental health and substance abuse), anger management and I am a certified life coach in which I assist individuals in learning to balance their overall life.
Do you feel misunderstood? Feel alone in a full room? Suffer from depression, anger issues? I am here to guide you in finding the answers you already have within. Encouraging, having you to be solution focused and optimistic. I specialize in dual diagnosis (mental health and substance abuse), anger management and I am a certified life coach in which I assist individuals in learning to balance their overall life.
(252) 512-4527 View (252) 512-4527
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House of Support Counseling Services PLLC
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LCSW, LCAS
Verified Verified
Rocky Mount, NC 27801
I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. I am also a Licensed Clinical Addiction Specialist Associate. I have 24 years’ experience working with children and adults Including those with various mental health and addiction issues. Keith received his Bachelors of Science in Criminal Justice from Northern Arizona University in May 1994 and a his Masters of Social Work from California State University in December 2010. I have been trained with Triple P Level 3, Together Facing the Challenge provider and trainer, Motivational Interviewing, and is certificated in providing assessment and therapy for youth for problem sexual.
I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. I am also a Licensed Clinical Addiction Specialist Associate. I have 24 years’ experience working with children and adults Including those with various mental health and addiction issues. Keith received his Bachelors of Science in Criminal Justice from Northern Arizona University in May 1994 and a his Masters of Social Work from California State University in December 2010. I have been trained with Triple P Level 3, Together Facing the Challenge provider and trainer, Motivational Interviewing, and is certificated in providing assessment and therapy for youth for problem sexual.
(252) 365-6834 View (252) 365-6834
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Alyssa Ann Sugar
Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor, MS, LCMHC, LCAS, RYT
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Rocky Mount, NC 27801
I have been in private practice for 14 years and have worked in mental health for 17 years. I have a Master's Degree in Substance Abuse Clinical Counseling and Rehabilitation Counseling. I have been a Registered Yoga Teacher for 24 years. I see clients with varying issues such as anxiety, depression, grief, OCD, PTSD, phobias, anger, stress, eating disorders, alcohol and drug addictions as well as behavioral addictions. I help people overcome trauma through body/mind work including yoga therapy. I also enjoy working with couples. The counseling process is a collaborative effort and I can help you learn tools to help yourself.
I have been in private practice for 14 years and have worked in mental health for 17 years. I have a Master's Degree in Substance Abuse Clinical Counseling and Rehabilitation Counseling. I have been a Registered Yoga Teacher for 24 years. I see clients with varying issues such as anxiety, depression, grief, OCD, PTSD, phobias, anger, stress, eating disorders, alcohol and drug addictions as well as behavioral addictions. I help people overcome trauma through body/mind work including yoga therapy. I also enjoy working with couples. The counseling process is a collaborative effort and I can help you learn tools to help yourself.
(252) 516-1147 View (252) 516-1147
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Joan Saunders Durham
Counselor, LCMHC, NCC
Verified Verified
Tarboro, NC 27886
I enjoy working with people of all ages. I have experience in school counseling for over 20 years, and I have worked in elementary, middle and high schools including an alternative school. I have worked with clients with learning disabilities and gifted. I have worked with children who are on the autism spectrum, and with behavioral problems. I have worked with families who are experiencing changes: divorce, remarriage, blending families, moves, sickness and death, adoption and fostering families. I have also worked with many families who are family care placements who children whose parents can't care for them.
I enjoy working with people of all ages. I have experience in school counseling for over 20 years, and I have worked in elementary, middle and high schools including an alternative school. I have worked with clients with learning disabilities and gifted. I have worked with children who are on the autism spectrum, and with behavioral problems. I have worked with families who are experiencing changes: divorce, remarriage, blending families, moves, sickness and death, adoption and fostering families. I have also worked with many families who are family care placements who children whose parents can't care for them.
(252) 385-2031 View (252) 385-2031
Photo of Madison Clair Webb, LMFT, Marriage & Family Therapist
Madison Clair Webb
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Rocky Mount, NC 27802
Madison desires to foster an atmosphere of safety and free of judgment. Her passion is her clients: walking alongside of them, serving them, and empowering them to make healthy decisions for themselves. Her engaging personality, gentle nature, and calm demeanor creates a safe environment where trust is built through genuine honesty and authenticity. She desires to foster an atmosphere of safety and free of judgment.
Madison desires to foster an atmosphere of safety and free of judgment. Her passion is her clients: walking alongside of them, serving them, and empowering them to make healthy decisions for themselves. Her engaging personality, gentle nature, and calm demeanor creates a safe environment where trust is built through genuine honesty and authenticity. She desires to foster an atmosphere of safety and free of judgment.
(252) 642-6506 View (252) 642-6506
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Evans Harrell
Psychologist, PhD
Verified Verified
Tarboro, NC 27886
When people are unhappy or anxious or distressed, they sometimes consider consulting a psychologist. I am not so concerned about finding a label for you as I am about helping you to find a way to enjoy your life and your relationships and be productive in a way that you find satisfying. My original training was psychodynamic, but now my approach is quite flexible and eclectic. I seek an approach that fits your problem and situation, and that may be insight-oriented, cognitive behavioral, using hypnosis or simply supportive, as we explore together, at a pace you are comfortable with, your goals and concerns.
When people are unhappy or anxious or distressed, they sometimes consider consulting a psychologist. I am not so concerned about finding a label for you as I am about helping you to find a way to enjoy your life and your relationships and be productive in a way that you find satisfying. My original training was psychodynamic, but now my approach is quite flexible and eclectic. I seek an approach that fits your problem and situation, and that may be insight-oriented, cognitive behavioral, using hypnosis or simply supportive, as we explore together, at a pace you are comfortable with, your goals and concerns.
(252) 624-0791 View (252) 624-0791
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Yotaron Enrichment and Resource Center
Licensed Professional Counselor, LCMHS, QS,LCAS
Verified Verified
Rocky Mount, NC 27801
Yotaron Enrichment and Resource Center is focused on providing high-quality, evidenced-based, therapeutic interventions for youth and their families who face mental health and substance abuse challenges. We are committed to addressing the needs of children. Troubled children, adolescents, and young adults are encouraged to challenge their current thinking patterns in order to address and improve maladaptive behaviors. Coping skills, training, and coaching are available to parents on how to improve parent-child interactions and reduce parenting stress.
Yotaron Enrichment and Resource Center is focused on providing high-quality, evidenced-based, therapeutic interventions for youth and their families who face mental health and substance abuse challenges. We are committed to addressing the needs of children. Troubled children, adolescents, and young adults are encouraged to challenge their current thinking patterns in order to address and improve maladaptive behaviors. Coping skills, training, and coaching are available to parents on how to improve parent-child interactions and reduce parenting stress.
(252) 621-3914 View (252) 621-3914
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James A Barbour
Licensed Professional Counselor, MS, LCMHCS, LCAS, CCS, CHT
Verified Verified
3 Endorsed
Tarboro, NC 27886  (Online Only)
Thank you for visiting my page. I know that finding the right counselor can be a challenge and I hope you will find information on this page to help you feel more comfortable and confident in making that decision. Since 2002 I've been helping people enhance the quality of their lives through the use of sound therapeutic interventions including: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Redecision Therapy, Solution-Focused Brief Therapy, Hypnotherapy, Trauma Resolution Energy Therapy, Reality Therapy and Imago Therapy. I am a perpetual student of personal and professional development and I provide education and tools in proven techniques.
Thank you for visiting my page. I know that finding the right counselor can be a challenge and I hope you will find information on this page to help you feel more comfortable and confident in making that decision. Since 2002 I've been helping people enhance the quality of their lives through the use of sound therapeutic interventions including: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Redecision Therapy, Solution-Focused Brief Therapy, Hypnotherapy, Trauma Resolution Energy Therapy, Reality Therapy and Imago Therapy. I am a perpetual student of personal and professional development and I provide education and tools in proven techniques.
(252) 585-5186 View (252) 585-5186
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Sarah Rabenold
Pre-Licensed Professional, LCSWA
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Rocky Mount, NC 27801
Are you feeling defeated in your current phase of life? Are you a parent of a child who is experiencing depression, anxiety, or behavioral symptoms? Recognizing that you or a loved one needs help/guidance is the hardest and biggest step, but don't let the fear of the unknown keep you from accepting that help. I take pride in utilizing a person centered approach with my clients and building off their strengths and empowering them to be the best version of themselves. If we are a good match, together we can create the foundational skills necessary to navigate life's curveballs.
Are you feeling defeated in your current phase of life? Are you a parent of a child who is experiencing depression, anxiety, or behavioral symptoms? Recognizing that you or a loved one needs help/guidance is the hardest and biggest step, but don't let the fear of the unknown keep you from accepting that help. I take pride in utilizing a person centered approach with my clients and building off their strengths and empowering them to be the best version of themselves. If we are a good match, together we can create the foundational skills necessary to navigate life's curveballs.
(704) 237-6968 View (704) 237-6968
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Institute of Behavior Management-IBHM
Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor, MA, LCMHC, NCC
Verified Verified
Rocky Mount, NC 27802  (Online Only)
Experiencing problems with anger, depression anxiety, emotional dis- regulation, trauma, hyperactivity or problems with social anxiety or low self-esteem? the Institute might be a good fit. I assess clients for readiness for bariatric surgery. I draw upon different models to explain mental health difficulties and find the biopsychosocial model particularly useful in understanding what might be contributory factors to presenting issues. I use cognitive, emotive therapy and other evidence based practices to bring about change. I also utilize holistic interventions to reduce depression, anxiety and excessive anger symptoms.
Experiencing problems with anger, depression anxiety, emotional dis- regulation, trauma, hyperactivity or problems with social anxiety or low self-esteem? the Institute might be a good fit. I assess clients for readiness for bariatric surgery. I draw upon different models to explain mental health difficulties and find the biopsychosocial model particularly useful in understanding what might be contributory factors to presenting issues. I use cognitive, emotive therapy and other evidence based practices to bring about change. I also utilize holistic interventions to reduce depression, anxiety and excessive anger symptoms.
(984) 400-8715 View (984) 400-8715
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Heal and Restore PLLC
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LCSW, LCAS-A, SSW
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Rocky Mount, NC 27801  (Online Only)
My treatment method is to aid in progress and provide feedback to help clients address current life challenges. My priority is to listen, understand, design therapy around my client’s needs and to help individuals find resolution to a wide range of personal concerns and psychological issues. I believe the foundation of success in therapy is based on the creation of the relationship between client and therapist. My goal is to make sure each person feels comfortable, heard, understood, and is working toward healing.
My treatment method is to aid in progress and provide feedback to help clients address current life challenges. My priority is to listen, understand, design therapy around my client’s needs and to help individuals find resolution to a wide range of personal concerns and psychological issues. I believe the foundation of success in therapy is based on the creation of the relationship between client and therapist. My goal is to make sure each person feels comfortable, heard, understood, and is working toward healing.
(252) 359-3624 View (252) 359-3624
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Terrence Rogers
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, Rogers, LCSWA
Verified Verified
Rocky Mount, NC 27801
My mission as a therapist is to provide a long lasting, positive impact on individuals and families facing various adversities. My goal is to help establish and restore healthy relationships, thus enabling individuals to live their lives to the fullest. I have had the pleasure of helping individuals and families with various backgrounds cope with stress, anxiety, depression, family conflict, and trauma. I am committed to meeting people where they are, but excited about the path to a healthy wellbeing.
My mission as a therapist is to provide a long lasting, positive impact on individuals and families facing various adversities. My goal is to help establish and restore healthy relationships, thus enabling individuals to live their lives to the fullest. I have had the pleasure of helping individuals and families with various backgrounds cope with stress, anxiety, depression, family conflict, and trauma. I am committed to meeting people where they are, but excited about the path to a healthy wellbeing.
(984) 222-3006 View (984) 222-3006
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Tameika Gay
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, LCAS
Verified Verified
Rocky Mount, NC 27801
I believe in deeply exploring early childhood experiences to determine a connection between those experiences and one's internal working model. I engage in much reflectiveness with my client's. I am not here to tell people what to do but, to assist with processing, reflecting and creating healthier mental mindfulness. I am compassionate about helping people. I offer a respective an empathetic stance. I enjoy working with children, teenagers and young adults.
I believe in deeply exploring early childhood experiences to determine a connection between those experiences and one's internal working model. I engage in much reflectiveness with my client's. I am not here to tell people what to do but, to assist with processing, reflecting and creating healthier mental mindfulness. I am compassionate about helping people. I offer a respective an empathetic stance. I enjoy working with children, teenagers and young adults.
(252) 588-3134 View (252) 588-3134

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Number of Therapists in Edgecombe County, NC

20+

Average cost per session

$130

Therapists in Edgecombe County, NC who prioritize treating:

86% Anxiety
83% Depression
69% Grief
69% Trauma and PTSD
69% Coping Skills
66% Anger Management
62% ADHD

Average years in practice

12 Years

Top 3 insurances accepted

86% BlueCross and BlueShield
68% MedCost
64% Aetna

How Therapists in Edgecombe County, NC see their clients

83% In Person and Online
17% Online Only

Gender breakdown

72% Female
28% Male
FAQs - About Therapy and Counseling

How can I find a therapist in Edgecombe County?

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.