Therapists in Willow Spring, NC

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Sally Peters
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified
Willow Spring, NC 27592  (Online Only)
People go to therapy for many different reasons. It may be your only place you can go where somebody actually listens to what you have to say, where the feedback is constructive not destructive, where guidance and support builds a self assured self confident you. Therapy allows you to have NEW BEGINNINGS. All of us in life have some challenges which prevents us from moving forward. Some are simplistic, while others are more intricate and complex. Having a therapeutic support system to speak with and help you de-tangle, sort out or problem solve allows you the opportunity to grow and develop lifelong skills.
People go to therapy for many different reasons. It may be your only place you can go where somebody actually listens to what you have to say, where the feedback is constructive not destructive, where guidance and support builds a self assured self confident you. Therapy allows you to have NEW BEGINNINGS. All of us in life have some challenges which prevents us from moving forward. Some are simplistic, while others are more intricate and complex. Having a therapeutic support system to speak with and help you de-tangle, sort out or problem solve allows you the opportunity to grow and develop lifelong skills.
(919) 584-9415 View (919) 584-9415
Photo of Olga Naroditskaya, Clinical Social Work/Therapist in Willow Spring, NC
Olga Naroditskaya
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LCSW
Verified
1 Endorsed
Willow Spring, NC 27592  (Online Only)
Does your daily life leave you in a state of constant analysis paralysis, exhaustion, or fight-or-flightiness? Craving freedom from anxiety, overthinking, and a constant stream of inner criticism? As a fellow recovering perfectionist, I got you. I help neurodivergent women and members of the LGBTQ+ community heal the root cause of their anxiety, exhaustion, and burnout using a combination of somatic modalities, IFS, and psychodynamic therapies. I believe in therapy that helps you regulate your nervous system, understand the root cause of patterns that aren’t serving you, and focuses on making your life better. Like right now.
Does your daily life leave you in a state of constant analysis paralysis, exhaustion, or fight-or-flightiness? Craving freedom from anxiety, overthinking, and a constant stream of inner criticism? As a fellow recovering perfectionist, I got you. I help neurodivergent women and members of the LGBTQ+ community heal the root cause of their anxiety, exhaustion, and burnout using a combination of somatic modalities, IFS, and psychodynamic therapies. I believe in therapy that helps you regulate your nervous system, understand the root cause of patterns that aren’t serving you, and focuses on making your life better. Like right now.
(919) 343-9657 View (919) 343-9657
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Dr. Eric A Williams
Counselor, PhD, LCMHCS, LMFT, LPC, NCC
Verified
3 Endorsed
Willow Spring, NC 27592  (Online Only)
Couples: Do you wish you could communicate or "fight" with your spouse better? Do you question how much longer you can remain in your relationship? Men: Are you finding that no matter what you say or do, you don't measure up to your spouse's standards? Are you feeling alone and unheard in life? Parents: Have you had enough of the school suspensions and phone calls about your child's behavior? Are you worried your child may be abusing drugs, will become involved in the legal system, or worse? If you answered "yes" to any of these, give me a call and let's set up something very soon. Can't meet face-to-face, let's meet online!
Couples: Do you wish you could communicate or "fight" with your spouse better? Do you question how much longer you can remain in your relationship? Men: Are you finding that no matter what you say or do, you don't measure up to your spouse's standards? Are you feeling alone and unheard in life? Parents: Have you had enough of the school suspensions and phone calls about your child's behavior? Are you worried your child may be abusing drugs, will become involved in the legal system, or worse? If you answered "yes" to any of these, give me a call and let's set up something very soon. Can't meet face-to-face, let's meet online!
(910) 356-9414 View (910) 356-9414
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Suzanna Marie Nagy
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, NCC, LCMHC
Verified
1 Endorsed
Willow Spring, NC 27592
I work with individual adult/child clients and couples who are facing anxiety, depression, life transitions, loss, trauma, ADHD, Bipolar disorder, and challenges at work or in relationships. I have counseled adults, couples, and groups in community-based and school-based mental health, as well as private practice. I have also conducted in-depth research on trauma, hopelessness, empathy, attachment, and intimacy. Above all, I believe that my clients, not I, hold the key to their growth and that emotional pain and anxiety, when given respect and non-judgmental attention, can often provide some of the best opportunities for learning.
I work with individual adult/child clients and couples who are facing anxiety, depression, life transitions, loss, trauma, ADHD, Bipolar disorder, and challenges at work or in relationships. I have counseled adults, couples, and groups in community-based and school-based mental health, as well as private practice. I have also conducted in-depth research on trauma, hopelessness, empathy, attachment, and intimacy. Above all, I believe that my clients, not I, hold the key to their growth and that emotional pain and anxiety, when given respect and non-judgmental attention, can often provide some of the best opportunities for learning.
(919) 373-6795 View (919) 373-6795
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Serenity Springs Counseling and Wellness
Licensed Professional Counselor, LCMHCS, MEd, NCC
Verified
Willow Spring, NC 27592
Waitlist for new clients
Are you, a family member, or your relationship struggling? Need some help getting things on track? Our group of therapists works with couples, individuals, and families of all ages and backgrounds. Our diverse group of clinicians can help you tackle almost any challenge thrown your way. We work with clients to foster their strengths and achieve their goals and are dedicated to helping you reach your healthiest potential.
Are you, a family member, or your relationship struggling? Need some help getting things on track? Our group of therapists works with couples, individuals, and families of all ages and backgrounds. Our diverse group of clinicians can help you tackle almost any challenge thrown your way. We work with clients to foster their strengths and achieve their goals and are dedicated to helping you reach your healthiest potential.
(919) 926-0135 View (919) 926-0135
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Danielle Dercola
Lic Clinical Mental Health Counselor Associate, MA, LCMHCA
Verified
Willow Spring, NC 27592
I am a firm believer in the effectiveness of therapy and how healing the therapeutic process is. I have always been interested in working with children and adolescents as I understand how challenging this stage of life can be. I enjoy utilizing many different therapeutic modalities that best meet my client’s needs and goals. I am constantly learning new approaches to grow in my ability to help a wide diversity of clients.
I am a firm believer in the effectiveness of therapy and how healing the therapeutic process is. I have always been interested in working with children and adolescents as I understand how challenging this stage of life can be. I enjoy utilizing many different therapeutic modalities that best meet my client’s needs and goals. I am constantly learning new approaches to grow in my ability to help a wide diversity of clients.
(919) 276-4390 View (919) 276-4390
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Brinkley Brown Mental Wellness PLLC
Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Verified
Willow Spring, NC 27592
Brinkley Brown Mental Wellness is now open in Fuquay Varina! So glad to be joining your community! We're in a beautiful relaxing office space at 7621 Purfoy Rd Suite 201...just behind the Bojangles and Milanos Pizza. We welcome you to our practice and truly hope you'll find your time spent with us productive, effective, and enjoyable.
Brinkley Brown Mental Wellness is now open in Fuquay Varina! So glad to be joining your community! We're in a beautiful relaxing office space at 7621 Purfoy Rd Suite 201...just behind the Bojangles and Milanos Pizza. We welcome you to our practice and truly hope you'll find your time spent with us productive, effective, and enjoyable.
(919) 877-6580 View (919) 877-6580

More Therapists Nearby

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Bianca Glaze Smith
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LCSW
Verified
16 Endorsed
Garner, NC 27529
In 2024, my clients and I are working on: being mindful with our time, setting our intentions and being accountable. We will conquer those three while working towards our everyday goals. My passion is helping people become and maintain the best versions of themselves. I achieve this by creating a safe, supportive, and empowering environment for all clients. My goal is to assist you in developing and utilizing coping skills, while working toward your personal goals, and establishing and maintaining self-care regiments and mental health.
In 2024, my clients and I are working on: being mindful with our time, setting our intentions and being accountable. We will conquer those three while working towards our everyday goals. My passion is helping people become and maintain the best versions of themselves. I achieve this by creating a safe, supportive, and empowering environment for all clients. My goal is to assist you in developing and utilizing coping skills, while working toward your personal goals, and establishing and maintaining self-care regiments and mental health.
(984) 205-9361 View (984) 205-9361
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Lawrence Ellsworth, LCSW
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSSW, LCSW
Verified
1 Endorsed
Garner, NC 27529
I earned a Master of Science in Social Work from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and a BS in Psychology from the University of Northern Colorado. I have significant experience providing clinical services for children, adolescents, adults and families dealing with a wide range of mental health issues. I was a clinician and program supervisor at Wake County Mental Health/Human Services where I developed and managed an innovative treatment program for children and families dealing with sexual abuse. I also provide clinical supervision, consultation and mental health trainings around North Carolina through the Area Health Education Centers (AHEC).
I earned a Master of Science in Social Work from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and a BS in Psychology from the University of Northern Colorado. I have significant experience providing clinical services for children, adolescents, adults and families dealing with a wide range of mental health issues. I was a clinician and program supervisor at Wake County Mental Health/Human Services where I developed and managed an innovative treatment program for children and families dealing with sexual abuse. I also provide clinical supervision, consultation and mental health trainings around North Carolina through the Area Health Education Centers (AHEC).
(919) 883-4240 View (919) 883-4240
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Jasmin K Ahluwalia
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LCSW, CST, L1 IFST, L1 CGT
Verified
2 Endorsed
Apex, NC 27539  (Online Only)
“You are perfect the way you are and you can always grow and do better” This statement is central to my approach and the kind of space I create for my clients. Life can be challenging, overwhelming, and stressful, but self-acceptance and self-love free us to build the skills we need to cope with relationships, family, work, and life. This journey is not easy. It requires self-reflection, awareness, exploration of thoughts and feelings, and a willingness to change. As a therapist, I believe that our mental health, sex life, and relationships are all interconnected and approach therapy from a holistic perspective.
“You are perfect the way you are and you can always grow and do better” This statement is central to my approach and the kind of space I create for my clients. Life can be challenging, overwhelming, and stressful, but self-acceptance and self-love free us to build the skills we need to cope with relationships, family, work, and life. This journey is not easy. It requires self-reflection, awareness, exploration of thoughts and feelings, and a willingness to change. As a therapist, I believe that our mental health, sex life, and relationships are all interconnected and approach therapy from a holistic perspective.
(984) 459-7635 View (984) 459-7635
Photo of Jacquelyn Beech, Marriage & Family Therapist in Willow Spring, NC
Jacquelyn Beech
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, MS, LMFT
Verified
2 Endorsed
Garner, NC 27529
Something - some event / loneliness /feeling like a fraud / feeling like something is missing - brought you to look for a resource at this particular time. Wondering "what's wrong with me" What is the message in the difficulty you are having? The answers lie within that message. It is in discovering - or rediscovering - of who you are that you need. It is finding out and getting back to who you genuinely are - only then can you live authentically. Only then can you see your way through. Don't change into someone else. Find - rediscover - your own goodness - your own strengths. Rediscover who YOU are and be that fully.
Something - some event / loneliness /feeling like a fraud / feeling like something is missing - brought you to look for a resource at this particular time. Wondering "what's wrong with me" What is the message in the difficulty you are having? The answers lie within that message. It is in discovering - or rediscovering - of who you are that you need. It is finding out and getting back to who you genuinely are - only then can you live authentically. Only then can you see your way through. Don't change into someone else. Find - rediscover - your own goodness - your own strengths. Rediscover who YOU are and be that fully.
(919) 766-2563 View (919) 766-2563
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Emily Chambliss
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LCSW
Verified
Garner, NC 27529
I enjoy working with adolescents and adults. My experience is primarily with depression, anxiety, and severe and persistent mental illness diagnoses, along with working with folks who are LGBTQIA+ identified. I believe that therapy should be individualized, and encourage clients to be open about what they hope to get out of their experience. I utilizes components of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Solution-Focused Therapy, and Mindfulness, while also incorporating a strengths-based lens.
I enjoy working with adolescents and adults. My experience is primarily with depression, anxiety, and severe and persistent mental illness diagnoses, along with working with folks who are LGBTQIA+ identified. I believe that therapy should be individualized, and encourage clients to be open about what they hope to get out of their experience. I utilizes components of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Solution-Focused Therapy, and Mindfulness, while also incorporating a strengths-based lens.
(984) 206-3678 x4 View (984) 206-3678 x4
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Regina Brinkley Brown
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LCSW
Verified
Fuquay Varina, NC 27526
You know what it feels like to sit at your kitchen table or on your front or back porch with a close friend or family member & talk the hours away? Some conversations bring laughter. Some bring tears. Some bring clarity. Therapy can take those conversations to the next level. You can expect therapy with me to be very relaxed. Put your feet up! Bring in your lunch! Check your phone! Tell me about your dog! Show me pictures! You tell me what is working and not working for you in therapy & I'll adjust. We'll move at your pace towards goals you set.
You know what it feels like to sit at your kitchen table or on your front or back porch with a close friend or family member & talk the hours away? Some conversations bring laughter. Some bring tears. Some bring clarity. Therapy can take those conversations to the next level. You can expect therapy with me to be very relaxed. Put your feet up! Bring in your lunch! Check your phone! Tell me about your dog! Show me pictures! You tell me what is working and not working for you in therapy & I'll adjust. We'll move at your pace towards goals you set.
(919) 355-9647 View (919) 355-9647
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Tessa Renze
Marriage & Family Therapist Associate, LMFTA
Verified
Fuquay Varina, NC 27526
We live in a very stressful and demanding world. There are many ways that we attempt to cope with this which are positive in intention but can create long term struggles such as anxiety, depression, panic, and eating disorders. Sometimes, the challenges we face become so hard to manage that the life we want to live seems far away or impossible. This can feel limiting, stressful, and discouraging. In therapy, I empower clients to build skills that can help them feel more in control and move towards accepting the things that cannot be changed.
We live in a very stressful and demanding world. There are many ways that we attempt to cope with this which are positive in intention but can create long term struggles such as anxiety, depression, panic, and eating disorders. Sometimes, the challenges we face become so hard to manage that the life we want to live seems far away or impossible. This can feel limiting, stressful, and discouraging. In therapy, I empower clients to build skills that can help them feel more in control and move towards accepting the things that cannot be changed.
(919) 635-8423 View (919) 635-8423
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Nicole E Smith
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LCSW
Verified
1 Endorsed
Garner, NC 27529
Waitlist for new clients
Are you a woman struggling to move beyond unresolved, painful experiences from your past? Did you have a difficult and/or unhappy childhood? Growing up in a dysfunctional family system can often leave you feeling broken, depressed and lonely. You may have difficulty trusting yourself, others and God. You may have problematic relationships, chronic health problems and suffer with low self-esteem, shame and guilt. You may feel stuck repeating the same old patterns that ultimately sabotage you from experiencing joy in your life. You are not alone and there IS HOPE.
Are you a woman struggling to move beyond unresolved, painful experiences from your past? Did you have a difficult and/or unhappy childhood? Growing up in a dysfunctional family system can often leave you feeling broken, depressed and lonely. You may have difficulty trusting yourself, others and God. You may have problematic relationships, chronic health problems and suffer with low self-esteem, shame and guilt. You may feel stuck repeating the same old patterns that ultimately sabotage you from experiencing joy in your life. You are not alone and there IS HOPE.
(919) 234-5082 View (919) 234-5082
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Kathryn M Bowden
Lic Clinical Mental Health Counselor Associate, MA, LCMHCA
Verified
2 Endorsed
Garner, NC 27529
Our lives are made up of stories, stories we tell ourselves, believe about ourselves, and stories others tell us about who we are. But maybe your story is not the one you expected, wanted, or worked towards, and you find yourself stuck. It may be pain from the past or difficult situations in the present that are keeping you from moving forward in life. That’s where I can help.
Our lives are made up of stories, stories we tell ourselves, believe about ourselves, and stories others tell us about who we are. But maybe your story is not the one you expected, wanted, or worked towards, and you find yourself stuck. It may be pain from the past or difficult situations in the present that are keeping you from moving forward in life. That’s where I can help.
(984) 208-2534 View (984) 208-2534
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Tracie (Theresa) Barton-Barrett
Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor, MS, NCC, LCMHC
Verified
1 Endorsed
Garner, NC 27529  (Online Only)
Not accepting new clients
Do you feel as if something is out of balance in your life? Are you ready to make healthy changes, but aren't quite sure what that looks like?Are you healing from a loss of a beloved animal or person? Are you a Highly Sensitive Person? (HSP) My intention is to create a space for your feelings, beliefs, and Life's experiences so you can can grow into your authentic self and become the best version of you. Please reach out if you are a fellow therapist, teacher, or artist/writer/musician as I can provide experienced support in these worlds.
Do you feel as if something is out of balance in your life? Are you ready to make healthy changes, but aren't quite sure what that looks like?Are you healing from a loss of a beloved animal or person? Are you a Highly Sensitive Person? (HSP) My intention is to create a space for your feelings, beliefs, and Life's experiences so you can can grow into your authentic self and become the best version of you. Please reach out if you are a fellow therapist, teacher, or artist/writer/musician as I can provide experienced support in these worlds.
(919) 887-9029 View (919) 887-9029
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Geoquana McDougal
Marriage & Family Therapist Associate, LMFTA
Verified
Fuquay Varina, NC 27526  (Online Only)
I am a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist Associate. I received her bachelor’s degree in Psychology from North Carolina A&T. I furthered my education receiving a MA in Marriage & Family Therapy from Capella. I'm committed to treating couples, families, and individuals. My clinical interest include working with premarital couples, communication issues, infidelity, grief, sexual assault, and addiction. I strongly believe that the therapeutic relationship is one of the biggest indicators of change, which is why I strive to create a safe, warm space in which clients feel seen and heard.
I am a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist Associate. I received her bachelor’s degree in Psychology from North Carolina A&T. I furthered my education receiving a MA in Marriage & Family Therapy from Capella. I'm committed to treating couples, families, and individuals. My clinical interest include working with premarital couples, communication issues, infidelity, grief, sexual assault, and addiction. I strongly believe that the therapeutic relationship is one of the biggest indicators of change, which is why I strive to create a safe, warm space in which clients feel seen and heard.
(984) 409-9429 View (984) 409-9429
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Morgan Traynham Taylor
LCSW Associate, MSW, LCSWA
Verified
1 Endorsed
Garner, NC 27529
Accepting new clients. If you are facing anxiety, depression, bipolar disorder, stress, life changes that make it hard to adjust or grief & loss of a loved one of any type, I'm here for you. I am a practicing licensed clinical social work associate with nine years experience in the social work field working with family, adults, adolescents and children. I work with my clients to motivate change in a gentle, but direct approach to therapy. I will help to encourage self actualization and insight that can be difficult to do on our own.
Accepting new clients. If you are facing anxiety, depression, bipolar disorder, stress, life changes that make it hard to adjust or grief & loss of a loved one of any type, I'm here for you. I am a practicing licensed clinical social work associate with nine years experience in the social work field working with family, adults, adolescents and children. I work with my clients to motivate change in a gentle, but direct approach to therapy. I will help to encourage self actualization and insight that can be difficult to do on our own.
(984) 368-4747 View (984) 368-4747
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Ryan Chriscoe
Counselor, MA, LCMHCA, NCC
Verified
1 Endorsed
Fuquay Varina, NC 27526
Where in the sacred story of your life do you find yourself today? If this season feels overwhelming, heartbreaking, stagnant, or confusing, there is hope in endless abundance for you. It is my joy to join you in discovering that hope within a safe, non-judgmental counseling relationship.
Where in the sacred story of your life do you find yourself today? If this season feels overwhelming, heartbreaking, stagnant, or confusing, there is hope in endless abundance for you. It is my joy to join you in discovering that hope within a safe, non-judgmental counseling relationship.
(919) 628-4724 View (919) 628-4724

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Number of Therapists in Willow Spring, NC

< 10

Therapists in Willow Spring, NC who prioritize treating:

100% Depression
100% Anxiety
86% Relationship Issues
86% Coping Skills
71% ADHD
71% Parenting
71% Trauma and PTSD

Average years in practice

13 Years

Top 3 insurances accepted

100% BlueCross and BlueShield
100% UnitedHealthcare UHC | UBH
80% Aetna

How Therapists in Willow Spring, NC see their clients

58% In Person and Online
42% Online Only

Gender breakdown

80% Female
20% Male

FAQs - About Therapy and Counseling

How can I find a therapist in Willow Spring?

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.