Therapists in North Ridge, Raleigh, NC

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La' Ebony Nelson
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LCSWA, LCASA
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
North Ridge, Raleigh, NC 27615
Greetings! Congratulations on taking the 1st step to address your concerns. It takes courage to make this step and I want to acknowledge your efforts. It gives me great pleasure to have the opportunity to develop a collaborative relationship with you and to connect with you, guide you and provide a non-judgmental safe place. I enjoy working with children, pre-teens, adolescents, and adults. I am a passionate clinician that strives to improve the quality of life of my clients.
Greetings! Congratulations on taking the 1st step to address your concerns. It takes courage to make this step and I want to acknowledge your efforts. It gives me great pleasure to have the opportunity to develop a collaborative relationship with you and to connect with you, guide you and provide a non-judgmental safe place. I enjoy working with children, pre-teens, adolescents, and adults. I am a passionate clinician that strives to improve the quality of life of my clients.
(919) 873-3249 View (919) 873-3249
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Crematha Sutton
LCSW Associate, MSW, LCSWA
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
North Ridge, Raleigh, NC 27615
Are you ready to embark on a journey of inner healing, self-discovery, and personal growth? Together, we will address challenges like low self-esteem, depression, anxiety, anger, trauma, relationship concerns, and environmental stressors to enhance your resilience and promote healing. Let’s aim to create a blueprint together for a peaceful and rewarding life, surpassing challenges so you can reach your goals. Your well-being is the priority as I offer a safe and encouraging environment for mental and personal development towards the healthiest version of yourself.
Are you ready to embark on a journey of inner healing, self-discovery, and personal growth? Together, we will address challenges like low self-esteem, depression, anxiety, anger, trauma, relationship concerns, and environmental stressors to enhance your resilience and promote healing. Let’s aim to create a blueprint together for a peaceful and rewarding life, surpassing challenges so you can reach your goals. Your well-being is the priority as I offer a safe and encouraging environment for mental and personal development towards the healthiest version of yourself.
(984) 266-3017 View (984) 266-3017
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Savannah Middleton
LCSW Associate, MSW, LCSWA
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
North Ridge, Raleigh, NC 27615
Greetings! My name is Savannah, I started my social work journey working with children and their families after earning my bachelor’s degree from The University of Alabama ( Roll Tide) and my Master’s in Social Work through Boston University. I have explored many areas of social work and began my career in Child Protective Services. This allowed me to work individually with children, teens, and families. Through my experience with child protective services, I discovered my passion for aiding children and adults through their unique life challenges and experiences.
Greetings! My name is Savannah, I started my social work journey working with children and their families after earning my bachelor’s degree from The University of Alabama ( Roll Tide) and my Master’s in Social Work through Boston University. I have explored many areas of social work and began my career in Child Protective Services. This allowed me to work individually with children, teens, and families. Through my experience with child protective services, I discovered my passion for aiding children and adults through their unique life challenges and experiences.
(984) 310-2955 View (984) 310-2955
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Jalea Marley
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LCSWA
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
North Ridge, Raleigh, NC 27615
I earned my bachelor's degree in Social Work from North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University (AGGIE Pride!). I began my Social Work career working in different capacities of local school systems, with mentoring, teaching, and working as a liaison between the school system and the local communities and families. I have been passionate about advocating for the youth and my local community. After a few years of working with adolescents, I began to embark on my Master’s degree and I graduated from the University of Southern California with a Master's in Social Work and a concentration in families and children.
I earned my bachelor's degree in Social Work from North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University (AGGIE Pride!). I began my Social Work career working in different capacities of local school systems, with mentoring, teaching, and working as a liaison between the school system and the local communities and families. I have been passionate about advocating for the youth and my local community. After a few years of working with adolescents, I began to embark on my Master’s degree and I graduated from the University of Southern California with a Master's in Social Work and a concentration in families and children.
(984) 230-8780 View (984) 230-8780
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Beth Ann Greene
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, BSW, MSW, LCSWA
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
North Ridge, Raleigh, NC 27615
Reaching out to seek therapy says something positive about you! It reflects that you recognize the need to ask for help, which is always the first step and sometimes, the hardest step. It also means you are coming into therapy with an open mindset and are willing to do the work necessary to achieve your goals. I am passionate about developing a healthy, trusting relationship with my clients, so we can begin to work on whatever issues you are facing. I specialize in treating issues related to anxiety, depression, ADHD, self-esteem, life transitions, caregiving, stress management and women's issues.
Reaching out to seek therapy says something positive about you! It reflects that you recognize the need to ask for help, which is always the first step and sometimes, the hardest step. It also means you are coming into therapy with an open mindset and are willing to do the work necessary to achieve your goals. I am passionate about developing a healthy, trusting relationship with my clients, so we can begin to work on whatever issues you are facing. I specialize in treating issues related to anxiety, depression, ADHD, self-esteem, life transitions, caregiving, stress management and women's issues.
(919) 364-5060 View (919) 364-5060
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Sierra Scott
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSWA, LCAS-R
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
North Ridge, Raleigh, NC 27615
Life is a journey. There are hills and valleys and sometimes it’s necessary to go through the valley to get to the mountaintop. I’ve always had a passion for helping people reach their goals and I look forward to providing a safe space in partnering with you on your journey to healing, reaching your goals, and self-discovery. I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker Associate and Licensed Clinical Addiction Specialist registered in NC. I earned my Bachelor of Science degree in Journalism and Mass Communications at North Carolina Agricultural & Technical State University and my Master of Social Work degree in Clinical Social Work.
Life is a journey. There are hills and valleys and sometimes it’s necessary to go through the valley to get to the mountaintop. I’ve always had a passion for helping people reach their goals and I look forward to providing a safe space in partnering with you on your journey to healing, reaching your goals, and self-discovery. I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker Associate and Licensed Clinical Addiction Specialist registered in NC. I earned my Bachelor of Science degree in Journalism and Mass Communications at North Carolina Agricultural & Technical State University and my Master of Social Work degree in Clinical Social Work.
(919) 642-1070 View (919) 642-1070
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Antonio Harris
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LCSWA
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
North Ridge, Raleigh, NC 27615
I believe in working in partnership with clients to utilize their strengths to help them sort out their challenges and achieve their goals. One of my specialties is providing a safe and interactive environment to tackle difficult traumas. My style is active and engaging within a safe and judgment-free space to encourage healing conversations and positive change.
I believe in working in partnership with clients to utilize their strengths to help them sort out their challenges and achieve their goals. One of my specialties is providing a safe and interactive environment to tackle difficult traumas. My style is active and engaging within a safe and judgment-free space to encourage healing conversations and positive change.
(919) 635-1624 View (919) 635-1624
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Dana Petre
Lic Clinical Mental Health Counselor Associate, LCMHCA
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
North Ridge, Raleigh, NC 27615  (Online Only)
Are you stressed and feeling overwhelmed? Do you feel like you are lost, depressed, or anxious and losing motivation toward your goals? If you answered yes to the questions above you are in the right place. I work with clients to help them learn skills to manage their stress, deal with life transitions, find motivation, cope with anxiety and depression in healthy productive ways, and process difficult emotions.
Are you stressed and feeling overwhelmed? Do you feel like you are lost, depressed, or anxious and losing motivation toward your goals? If you answered yes to the questions above you are in the right place. I work with clients to help them learn skills to manage their stress, deal with life transitions, find motivation, cope with anxiety and depression in healthy productive ways, and process difficult emotions.
(919) 666-3424 View (919) 666-3424
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Tabre'a Sledge
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
North Ridge, Raleigh, NC 27615
My name is TaBre’a (Tuh-Bree-Yuh), I’m a Maryland native and moved to North Carolina in 2022. I have been in the social work field since 2018 and have had the privilege of supporting many communities and colorful walks of life. If I am not snuggling with my baby girl, you can find me tuned into a good podcast or cooking some of my favorite meals. I believe that everyone has a story to tell, and I want to hear as many as I can. In a loud world where you might feel silenced, I hear you. I have a master’s degree in social work from Salisbury University. I am presently enrolled at Walden University for my Ph.D. in Human Services.
My name is TaBre’a (Tuh-Bree-Yuh), I’m a Maryland native and moved to North Carolina in 2022. I have been in the social work field since 2018 and have had the privilege of supporting many communities and colorful walks of life. If I am not snuggling with my baby girl, you can find me tuned into a good podcast or cooking some of my favorite meals. I believe that everyone has a story to tell, and I want to hear as many as I can. In a loud world where you might feel silenced, I hear you. I have a master’s degree in social work from Salisbury University. I am presently enrolled at Walden University for my Ph.D. in Human Services.
(984) 600-6883 View (984) 600-6883
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Center for Anxiety Relief and Education, PLLC
Licensed Professional Counselor, LCMHC, MA
Verified Verified
2 Endorsed
North Ridge, Raleigh, NC 27615
Our ideal client has a history of Anxiety, Panic Disorder, Agoraphobia, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD), and Specific Phobias. We also help individuals who experience depression due to anxiety; anyone prone to excessive worry, or fear; Anyone who feels out of place or cannot thrive in their vocation; Anyone who feels crippled due to specific phobia and panic attacks; Anyone who moves from place to place - be it residential or vocationally, due to a lack of peace of mind.
Our ideal client has a history of Anxiety, Panic Disorder, Agoraphobia, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD), and Specific Phobias. We also help individuals who experience depression due to anxiety; anyone prone to excessive worry, or fear; Anyone who feels out of place or cannot thrive in their vocation; Anyone who feels crippled due to specific phobia and panic attacks; Anyone who moves from place to place - be it residential or vocationally, due to a lack of peace of mind.
(919) 887-8179 View (919) 887-8179

Online Therapists

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Ashley Esry
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LCSW, LCAS
Verified Verified
Raleigh, NC 27607  (Online Only)
I received my Bachelors in Counseling and minor in Expressive Arts Therapy from Lesley University and my Masters of Social Work from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. I have over ten years of experience working with mood disorders, trauma and addiction in various settings. As a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and Licensed Clinical Addictions Specialist, I am passionate about working with individuals with anxiety, depression, mood disorders, trauma, attachment wounds, negative core beliefs and self esteem, body image, grief and loss, as well as addiction.
I received my Bachelors in Counseling and minor in Expressive Arts Therapy from Lesley University and my Masters of Social Work from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. I have over ten years of experience working with mood disorders, trauma and addiction in various settings. As a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and Licensed Clinical Addictions Specialist, I am passionate about working with individuals with anxiety, depression, mood disorders, trauma, attachment wounds, negative core beliefs and self esteem, body image, grief and loss, as well as addiction.
(984) 217-9817 View (984) 217-9817
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Ariel T. (The Young Adult And Couple Specialist)
Marriage & Family Therapist Associate, MA, LMFTA
Verified Verified
2 Endorsed
Raleigh, NC 27609
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
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Introspection Counseling Center LLC
Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Verified Verified
3 Endorsed
Raleigh, NC 27609  (Online Only)
Are you feeling anxious, sad, hurt, angry, afraid, or even irritable? Are you wondering if you are over-thinking things, worrying too much, struggling with trust issues, or being overly cautious? You may be struggling to overcome a complicated relationship, dealing with overwhelming feelings of isolation, having difficulty increasing your motivation, or just trying to find your new normal. Whatever the reason may be that you are now considering counseling, we are here to help. At Introspection Counseling Center, our mission is to ameliorate mental and emotional stressors through a deeper look at one's unique human experiences.
Are you feeling anxious, sad, hurt, angry, afraid, or even irritable? Are you wondering if you are over-thinking things, worrying too much, struggling with trust issues, or being overly cautious? You may be struggling to overcome a complicated relationship, dealing with overwhelming feelings of isolation, having difficulty increasing your motivation, or just trying to find your new normal. Whatever the reason may be that you are now considering counseling, we are here to help. At Introspection Counseling Center, our mission is to ameliorate mental and emotional stressors through a deeper look at one's unique human experiences.
(919) 289-3421 View (919) 289-3421
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Lisa Kelbaugh
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, LCMHC
Verified Verified
Raleigh, NC 27615  (Online Only)
Feeling stuck? Unheard? Have annoying thoughts that won't go away and that affect your relationships? These challenges (and more) can be addressed and things can get better. I will work with you to address unhelpful thought patterns, to more effectively manage difficult emotions, and to change unhealthy behaviors. I am here to walk alongside you to help you identify and reach your goals. I want you to be successful in managing the things that hinder your peace, stability, rest and motivation! It's doable! Let's work together to get it done!
Feeling stuck? Unheard? Have annoying thoughts that won't go away and that affect your relationships? These challenges (and more) can be addressed and things can get better. I will work with you to address unhelpful thought patterns, to more effectively manage difficult emotions, and to change unhealthy behaviors. I am here to walk alongside you to help you identify and reach your goals. I want you to be successful in managing the things that hinder your peace, stability, rest and motivation! It's doable! Let's work together to get it done!
(984) 265-8067 View (984) 265-8067
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Amanda E Seavey
Psychologist, PhD, DBSM
Verified Verified
2 Endorsed
Raleigh, NC 27609
All of us get "stuck" at some point in our lives. It doesn't mean we are broken; rather, it means we must find our way back to a path of healthy and effective living. Sometimes, like quicksand, the harder we try to get out, the more we feel like we are sinking. I am a clinical psychologist with specialized training in treatment for anxiety, sleep disorders, depression, interpersonal difficulties, life transitions, and trauma. Regardless of diagnosis, our work together will help you better understand your strengths and challenges, and find a way to move forward toward a more fulfilling life.
All of us get "stuck" at some point in our lives. It doesn't mean we are broken; rather, it means we must find our way back to a path of healthy and effective living. Sometimes, like quicksand, the harder we try to get out, the more we feel like we are sinking. I am a clinical psychologist with specialized training in treatment for anxiety, sleep disorders, depression, interpersonal difficulties, life transitions, and trauma. Regardless of diagnosis, our work together will help you better understand your strengths and challenges, and find a way to move forward toward a more fulfilling life.
(919) 525-3596 x1 View (919) 525-3596 x1
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Joanna Spangler
Counselor, MA, LCMCHA, NCC
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Raleigh, NC 27615
Life can present challenges that leave us feeling overwhelmed, stuck, and sometimes scared. Whether you are suffering through loss, grappling with anxiety, seeking relief from depression, or healing from past trauma, you don't have to navigate it alone. I'm here to utilize my expertise and skills to walk alongside you in your counseling journey. You are ultimately the expert in your own lived experiences, and it is my responsibility to adapt to your unique needs and purpose. I believe that acceptance, empathy, and understanding can be powerful tools, and want to work collaboratively with you to reach your therapeutic goals.
Life can present challenges that leave us feeling overwhelmed, stuck, and sometimes scared. Whether you are suffering through loss, grappling with anxiety, seeking relief from depression, or healing from past trauma, you don't have to navigate it alone. I'm here to utilize my expertise and skills to walk alongside you in your counseling journey. You are ultimately the expert in your own lived experiences, and it is my responsibility to adapt to your unique needs and purpose. I believe that acceptance, empathy, and understanding can be powerful tools, and want to work collaboratively with you to reach your therapeutic goals.
(919) 822-9498 View (919) 822-9498
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Carly Hudson
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LCSW
Verified Verified
Raleigh, NC 27601
Waitlist for new clients
I consider my role as therapist to be one of the most sacred parts of my life. Not because of my own effort, but because of the beauty inherently found in walking alongside people in search of safety, meaning, belonging, healing, hope, and love. In and through each therapeutic relationship I build, I walk away changed and inspired by people’s capacity to forgive, grow, accept, change, and see the beauty in themselves and the world around them. Nothing brings me more joy than instilling hope and witnessing the magic of others overcoming difficult experiences.
I consider my role as therapist to be one of the most sacred parts of my life. Not because of my own effort, but because of the beauty inherently found in walking alongside people in search of safety, meaning, belonging, healing, hope, and love. In and through each therapeutic relationship I build, I walk away changed and inspired by people’s capacity to forgive, grow, accept, change, and see the beauty in themselves and the world around them. Nothing brings me more joy than instilling hope and witnessing the magic of others overcoming difficult experiences.
(919) 373-6066 View (919) 373-6066
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Iain Irwin
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT
Verified Verified
Raleigh, NC 27604
My ideal client has a desire to commit to creating change and willing to be vulnerable throughout the therapeutic process. Clients who struggle with intimacy struggles and mental health issues such as depression, anxiety and stress are both great focuses in my practice. My client's desire to be in happy and healthy relationships is what I like to foster.
My ideal client has a desire to commit to creating change and willing to be vulnerable throughout the therapeutic process. Clients who struggle with intimacy struggles and mental health issues such as depression, anxiety and stress are both great focuses in my practice. My client's desire to be in happy and healthy relationships is what I like to foster.
(919) 301-9985 View (919) 301-9985
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Andrew Robert Brady
Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor, LCMHC, LCAS
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Raleigh, NC 27609  (Online Only)
My clinical experience includes working with adults with ADHD, bipolar, anxiety, relationship stressors, grief, divorce/separation, substance abuse, and addressing overall life adjustments that can be scary to handle on your own. I work with clients who desire to have a deeper understanding of life's challenges and who want to have the tools necessary to manage whatever life has to throw at them.
My clinical experience includes working with adults with ADHD, bipolar, anxiety, relationship stressors, grief, divorce/separation, substance abuse, and addressing overall life adjustments that can be scary to handle on your own. I work with clients who desire to have a deeper understanding of life's challenges and who want to have the tools necessary to manage whatever life has to throw at them.
(910) 773-4556 View (910) 773-4556
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Horizon Integrated Wellness Group, PLLC
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, CTP, RTP, CFSW, CHC
Verified Verified
3 Endorsed
Raleigh, NC 27615
Horizon Integrated Wellness Group, PLLC was developed with the idea that peoples' struggles and challenges are not a reflection of them having failed in their lives, but rather, an array of experiences, exchanges, and relationships the individual has in the context of some or all of them. We offer a unique approach that considers people's relationships, families, work/career, and the implications/barriers they may have on an individual's well-being, resilience, empowerment, their happiness, and ultimately their self-acceptance/self-love.
Horizon Integrated Wellness Group, PLLC was developed with the idea that peoples' struggles and challenges are not a reflection of them having failed in their lives, but rather, an array of experiences, exchanges, and relationships the individual has in the context of some or all of them. We offer a unique approach that considers people's relationships, families, work/career, and the implications/barriers they may have on an individual's well-being, resilience, empowerment, their happiness, and ultimately their self-acceptance/self-love.
(984) 205-4778 View (984) 205-4778

How does your Therapist compare?

Number of Therapists in North Ridge, Raleigh, NC

10+

Average cost per session

$175

Therapists in North Ridge, Raleigh, NC who prioritize treating:

100% Anxiety
100% Stress
90% Depression
90% Coping Skills
90% Life Transitions
80% Relationship Issues
80% School Issues

Average years in practice

6 Years

Top 3 insurances accepted

100% Aetna
100% BlueCross and BlueShield
100% Cigna and Evernorth

How Therapists in North Ridge, Raleigh, NC see their clients

90% In Person and Online
10% Online Only

Gender breakdown

89% Female
11% Male
FAQs - About Therapy and Counseling

How can I find a therapist in North Ridge, Raleigh?

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.