Therapists in Brady, NE

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Kristen Hagin
Counselor, LIMHP, LMHC
Verified Verified
Brady, NE 69123  (Online Only)
Hello! My name is Kristen. I am licensed in Nebraska, Iowa, Washington, and Florida. I provide therapy through a secure online therapy platform. Thank you for reaching out and exploring what therapy options are available to you. I enjoy working with young adults to older adults with a variety of concerns and problems. I am passionate about helping people who are going through life changes, grief, relationship conflict, anxiety concerns, and parenting challenges. It is important to feel like you have a trusted adult in your corner, and I look forward to being that person.
Hello! My name is Kristen. I am licensed in Nebraska, Iowa, Washington, and Florida. I provide therapy through a secure online therapy platform. Thank you for reaching out and exploring what therapy options are available to you. I enjoy working with young adults to older adults with a variety of concerns and problems. I am passionate about helping people who are going through life changes, grief, relationship conflict, anxiety concerns, and parenting challenges. It is important to feel like you have a trusted adult in your corner, and I look forward to being that person.
(308) 470-4214 View (308) 470-4214
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Jennifer Spencer
Counselor, LIMHP, LADC, CCTP
Verified Verified
Brady, NE 69123
Safety has been elusive in your life and trust is something that is a figment of the imagination. You're seeking "normal" and are not sure what "normal" actually is. Living in survival mode has become your way of life. Walking into my office or meeting via telelhealth your safety, emotional, mental, physical, is my first priority. We can't heal if we don't first feel a sense of safety. You want to be able to walk around in this world without fear, without being in fight, flight, freeze, feint, or fawn mode. You want healthy relationships and to thrive.
Safety has been elusive in your life and trust is something that is a figment of the imagination. You're seeking "normal" and are not sure what "normal" actually is. Living in survival mode has become your way of life. Walking into my office or meeting via telelhealth your safety, emotional, mental, physical, is my first priority. We can't heal if we don't first feel a sense of safety. You want to be able to walk around in this world without fear, without being in fight, flight, freeze, feint, or fawn mode. You want healthy relationships and to thrive.
(308) 244-8725 View (308) 244-8725

Online Therapists

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Maria T Kerkman
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, PCMSW, PLMHP
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Hastings, NE 68901
Life is constantly changing, and sometimes change is difficult to accept; stress, anxiety, and depression are part of our lives; taking care of our mental health is the key to enjoy life and bein the best we can. I can provide therapy in English or Spanish this helps to break the language barrier and help with life changes through therapy. La vida siempre esta cambiando, los cambios son dificiles de aceptar, el estress, la anciedad, depresion son parte de nuestas vidas, para poder disfrutar una vida plena es importante tener salud mental. El idioma no es una barrera ya que hablo espanol.
Life is constantly changing, and sometimes change is difficult to accept; stress, anxiety, and depression are part of our lives; taking care of our mental health is the key to enjoy life and bein the best we can. I can provide therapy in English or Spanish this helps to break the language barrier and help with life changes through therapy. La vida siempre esta cambiando, los cambios son dificiles de aceptar, el estress, la anciedad, depresion son parte de nuestas vidas, para poder disfrutar una vida plena es importante tener salud mental. El idioma no es una barrera ya que hablo espanol.
(402) 588-5840 View (402) 588-5840
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Karen L Gutherless
Counselor, MA, LIMHP, LPC
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
North Platte, NE 69101
Karen earned a MA in Christian Counseling from Columbia Evangelical Seminary in 2001 and another MA in Community Counseling form Charon State College in 2008 and has been a fully licensed mental health practitioner since 2012. Karen's specialty includes, Abuse and Trauma TBRI Practitioner (Trust Based Relational Intervention), PTSD, Counseling for Families Affected by Disability, Christian Counseling, Divorce Recovery, LGBTQ Counseling, Grief, and Bereavement, Personality Disorders, Senior Adult Counseling, Stress, Anxiety, and Depression, Children, and Adolescent with family and individual.
Karen earned a MA in Christian Counseling from Columbia Evangelical Seminary in 2001 and another MA in Community Counseling form Charon State College in 2008 and has been a fully licensed mental health practitioner since 2012. Karen's specialty includes, Abuse and Trauma TBRI Practitioner (Trust Based Relational Intervention), PTSD, Counseling for Families Affected by Disability, Christian Counseling, Divorce Recovery, LGBTQ Counseling, Grief, and Bereavement, Personality Disorders, Senior Adult Counseling, Stress, Anxiety, and Depression, Children, and Adolescent with family and individual.
(308) 365-1336 View (308) 365-1336
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Wholeness Healing Center
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LICSW, LMHP, LIMHP
Verified Verified
Broken Bow, NE 68822
Therapy is a spiritual journey to me. I see my role as the therapist to be the mirror to the client, reflecting back to them what I hear them saying about their own knowing, essence, passion, pain, and potential. It is my role as the therapist to sit with the client in the midst of his/her journey and allow him/her the opportunity to get to know and see him/herself, which ultimately leads to a process of loving his/herself. This is part of the soul journey: learning to love ourselves which indeed is a rewarding experience.
Therapy is a spiritual journey to me. I see my role as the therapist to be the mirror to the client, reflecting back to them what I hear them saying about their own knowing, essence, passion, pain, and potential. It is my role as the therapist to sit with the client in the midst of his/her journey and allow him/her the opportunity to get to know and see him/herself, which ultimately leads to a process of loving his/herself. This is part of the soul journey: learning to love ourselves which indeed is a rewarding experience.
(308) 872-5040 View (308) 872-5040
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Jacob Stotler
Counselor, LIMHP
Verified Verified
Kearney, NE 68847
We are always looking to serve our Veteran population, active duty, retired, and purple hearts. We work to provide diagnostic clarity and properly aligned evidence-based treatment and interventions for your needs at this time. I approach treatment to all including multicultural treatment for children of very young ages from 2-12, and teenagers and adults that are in need of help through 1:1 talk therapy and/or skill/brain training. I can help you build skillsets and a knowledge base for better functioning while helping treat underlying issues.
We are always looking to serve our Veteran population, active duty, retired, and purple hearts. We work to provide diagnostic clarity and properly aligned evidence-based treatment and interventions for your needs at this time. I approach treatment to all including multicultural treatment for children of very young ages from 2-12, and teenagers and adults that are in need of help through 1:1 talk therapy and/or skill/brain training. I can help you build skillsets and a knowledge base for better functioning while helping treat underlying issues.
(308) 270-5587 View (308) 270-5587
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Blue Elephant Counseling LLC
Counselor, LIMHP, pLADC
Verified Verified
3 Endorsed
Dannebrog, NE 68831  (Online Only)
At Blue Elephant Counseling, we specialize in providing compassionate and effective telehealth services. We recognize the significance of addressing trauma and strive to create a safe and nurturing space where you can explore your emotions, rediscover your resilience, and take charge of your life. Our founder, Katie Donahoo, LIMHP, is passionate about empowering women to overcome their trauma history and embrace a future filled with hope and possibility. With the expertise of our trained therapists, we are committed to helping you navigate through the impacts of past trauma while fostering a sense of empowerment.
At Blue Elephant Counseling, we specialize in providing compassionate and effective telehealth services. We recognize the significance of addressing trauma and strive to create a safe and nurturing space where you can explore your emotions, rediscover your resilience, and take charge of your life. Our founder, Katie Donahoo, LIMHP, is passionate about empowering women to overcome their trauma history and embrace a future filled with hope and possibility. With the expertise of our trained therapists, we are committed to helping you navigate through the impacts of past trauma while fostering a sense of empowerment.
(308) 708-2215 View (308) 708-2215
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Carol A Larson
Counselor, MSEd, MA, LIMHP, LPC
Verified Verified
2 Endorsed
Kearney, NE 68847
My focus is to come along side those who are hurting. I see each person as a miracle in the making. Focusing on the four dimensions of life - mental, physical, emotional and spiritual, I strive to help each client find balance. I desire to be a journey mate and problem solver. Using faith-based insight and a variety of effective counseling skills, I help my clients as they work to reach their full potential.
My focus is to come along side those who are hurting. I see each person as a miracle in the making. Focusing on the four dimensions of life - mental, physical, emotional and spiritual, I strive to help each client find balance. I desire to be a journey mate and problem solver. Using faith-based insight and a variety of effective counseling skills, I help my clients as they work to reach their full potential.
(308) 210-3638 View (308) 210-3638
Photo of Kitty Betty Johnson, MA, LIMHP, LADC, Counselor
Kitty Betty Johnson
Counselor, MA, LIMHP, LADC
Verified Verified
Lexington, NE 68850
At times, everyone needs a refuge from the storm, a comforting and safe place to unload, and inspiration to move ahead. I empathize with you, as I have faced and overcome many of the same battles as you. Many of us struggle with traumatic events in our lives that are overwhelming. Many of us have addictions that cause chaos and destruction. We want to rise above these issues and find peace. We can do this, together. Cada persona, tarde o temprano, necesita un refugio, un lugar seguro donde se puede desahogarse. Aqui esta el lugar, conmigo. Yo entiendo sus batallas porque yo he luchado y superado muchos de los mismos problemas.
At times, everyone needs a refuge from the storm, a comforting and safe place to unload, and inspiration to move ahead. I empathize with you, as I have faced and overcome many of the same battles as you. Many of us struggle with traumatic events in our lives that are overwhelming. Many of us have addictions that cause chaos and destruction. We want to rise above these issues and find peace. We can do this, together. Cada persona, tarde o temprano, necesita un refugio, un lugar seguro donde se puede desahogarse. Aqui esta el lugar, conmigo. Yo entiendo sus batallas porque yo he luchado y superado muchos de los mismos problemas.
(308) 270-6374 View (308) 270-6374
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Erika Kilee Richards
Pre-Licensed Professional, PLADC
Verified Verified
Gothenburg, NE 69138
Meeting you exactly where you are; no matter how that looks. Seeing the light can be hard while amidst darkness. I specialize in addictions. I assist you in exploring a world without chains.
Meeting you exactly where you are; no matter how that looks. Seeing the light can be hard while amidst darkness. I specialize in addictions. I assist you in exploring a world without chains.
(308) 737-4351 View (308) 737-4351
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Lacy Dye
Pre-Licensed Professional, PLMHP
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Gothenburg, NE 69138
I have a passion for working with individuals who may have depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, PTSD, trauma, substance use disorders, and child/adolescent behavioral disorders. I also have experience working with survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault, both in children and adults.
I have a passion for working with individuals who may have depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, PTSD, trauma, substance use disorders, and child/adolescent behavioral disorders. I also have experience working with survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault, both in children and adults.
(308) 300-3270 View (308) 300-3270
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Regina Juhl
Counselor, MSEd, LMHP, LADC
Verified Verified
Kearney, NE 68847
Are you feeling stuck in your life? Tired of being unhappy and unfulfilled? Addiction issues, complex emotions, or challenging relationships feeling like they'll never improve? There's good news, you've come to the right place! I have a no-frills, no-nonsense approach to therapy. I will meet you where you’re at in your journey, then we’ll dive right in to discovering how I can help you reclaim your sense of self and embark on a path toward healing.
Are you feeling stuck in your life? Tired of being unhappy and unfulfilled? Addiction issues, complex emotions, or challenging relationships feeling like they'll never improve? There's good news, you've come to the right place! I have a no-frills, no-nonsense approach to therapy. I will meet you where you’re at in your journey, then we’ll dive right in to discovering how I can help you reclaim your sense of self and embark on a path toward healing.
(531) 231-2369 View (531) 231-2369
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Marv Crouch Counseling Services
Counselor, LIMHP, LADC, CPC
Verified Verified
Kearney, NE 68845
VOTED BEST OF KEARNEY 2019 & 2020 and KEARNEY’S FAVORITE 2021. I have been counseling in the Kearney area for 32 years specializing in the treatment of depression, anxiety, substance abuse, adolescent issues, marital counseling, grief , anger and parent child relations. I have felt very good over the years about my ability to connect with anyone who comes through my door and meet them where they are in their life.
VOTED BEST OF KEARNEY 2019 & 2020 and KEARNEY’S FAVORITE 2021. I have been counseling in the Kearney area for 32 years specializing in the treatment of depression, anxiety, substance abuse, adolescent issues, marital counseling, grief , anger and parent child relations. I have felt very good over the years about my ability to connect with anyone who comes through my door and meet them where they are in their life.
(308) 217-4497 View (308) 217-4497
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Patricia E Durner
Counselor, MS, LIMHP, LPC, CSAT
Verified Verified
2 Endorsed
Kearney, NE 68845  (Online Only)
The love of people and the passion of working with others so they can heal from past experiences is what drew me into the field of counseling. What an amazing opportunity to watch people discover their full potential! I have experience working in multiple areas including working with college students as they move forward with their future, overcoming obstacles as they attain their goals. I have also worked at The Meadows in Arizona working with individuals and groups, counseling those committed to sexual recovery. I am a Certified Sex Addiction Therapist, trained under Dr. Patrick Carnes.
The love of people and the passion of working with others so they can heal from past experiences is what drew me into the field of counseling. What an amazing opportunity to watch people discover their full potential! I have experience working in multiple areas including working with college students as they move forward with their future, overcoming obstacles as they attain their goals. I have also worked at The Meadows in Arizona working with individuals and groups, counseling those committed to sexual recovery. I am a Certified Sex Addiction Therapist, trained under Dr. Patrick Carnes.
(308) 225-4730 View (308) 225-4730
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Brittany Sulu
Counselor, LIMHP, LADC
Verified Verified
Kearney, NE 68847
Waitlist for new clients
Brittany is an independently licensed mental health practitioner (LIMHP) and a licensed drug and alcohol counselor (LADC) that currently works with clients of all ages, primarily those ages 12 and up, with a variety of mental health issues. She has experience working with clients with adjustment, grief, depression, anxiety, relationship issues, and trauma. Brittany also has experience working with adolescents struggling with behavioral issues and defiance. She is trained to treat clients with substance abuse disorders and has experience working with individuals involved in the criminal justice system.
Brittany is an independently licensed mental health practitioner (LIMHP) and a licensed drug and alcohol counselor (LADC) that currently works with clients of all ages, primarily those ages 12 and up, with a variety of mental health issues. She has experience working with clients with adjustment, grief, depression, anxiety, relationship issues, and trauma. Brittany also has experience working with adolescents struggling with behavioral issues and defiance. She is trained to treat clients with substance abuse disorders and has experience working with individuals involved in the criminal justice system.
(308) 248-2094 View (308) 248-2094
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Amanda Sealey
Independent Mental Health Practitioner, MS, LIMHP
Verified Verified
Lexington, NE 68850  (Online Only)
Hey there! We all struggle sometimes, big or small. Would you like to struggle less? Work on healing? Maybe have more ease in your life? I love walking beside those who are in need. In my care you will set your expectations and I will help you accomplish your goals in a safe and validating space. You won't find me to be rigid or judgmental, instead I'm very casual, easygoing, genuine, and well rounded. I will meet you wherever you are with whatever you bring with you. We will take the time we need to get you closer to your vision of health and happiness.
Hey there! We all struggle sometimes, big or small. Would you like to struggle less? Work on healing? Maybe have more ease in your life? I love walking beside those who are in need. In my care you will set your expectations and I will help you accomplish your goals in a safe and validating space. You won't find me to be rigid or judgmental, instead I'm very casual, easygoing, genuine, and well rounded. I will meet you wherever you are with whatever you bring with you. We will take the time we need to get you closer to your vision of health and happiness.
(308) 248-7398 View (308) 248-7398
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Caitlin Birdsell
Provisional Mental Health Practitioner, pLMHP
Verified Verified
2 Endorsed
Dannebrog, NE 68831  (Online Only)
My ideal client is an adult female who is courageous enough to embark on a journey of self-discovery and growth. She may be grappling with anxiety, self-doubt, or navigating life transitions. Her needs revolve around finding inner peace, confidence, and clarity amidst life's complexities. Her goal is to break free from limiting beliefs, cultivate self-love, and live authentically. She desires to unlock her true potential and create a life filled with meaning and fulfillment. I am here to provide a safe space, guidance, and support as she embarks on this transformative journey towards healing and empowerment.
My ideal client is an adult female who is courageous enough to embark on a journey of self-discovery and growth. She may be grappling with anxiety, self-doubt, or navigating life transitions. Her needs revolve around finding inner peace, confidence, and clarity amidst life's complexities. Her goal is to break free from limiting beliefs, cultivate self-love, and live authentically. She desires to unlock her true potential and create a life filled with meaning and fulfillment. I am here to provide a safe space, guidance, and support as she embarks on this transformative journey towards healing and empowerment.
(308) 244-8531 View (308) 244-8531
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Brianna (Aden) Chacon
Counselor, LIMHP, LCSW
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Kearney, NE 68847
Waitlist for new clients
Brianna believes that every single person has value. She believes therapy gives people a way to process through past experiences or current issues that may be holding them back in relationships, self-confidence, self-acceptance, or from where they want to be in life. Her goal as a therapist is to meet you wherever you are in life and work alongside you, growing you from the strengths you already have, to get you to where you desire to be. She works to provide an open, non-judgemental, environment where clients feel welcome and safe to work through their obstacles keeping them from living their best life.
Brianna believes that every single person has value. She believes therapy gives people a way to process through past experiences or current issues that may be holding them back in relationships, self-confidence, self-acceptance, or from where they want to be in life. Her goal as a therapist is to meet you wherever you are in life and work alongside you, growing you from the strengths you already have, to get you to where you desire to be. She works to provide an open, non-judgemental, environment where clients feel welcome and safe to work through their obstacles keeping them from living their best life.
(308) 536-4851 View (308) 536-4851
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Matt Fosket
Counselor, MA, LIMHP, NCC
Verified Verified
North Platte, NE 69101
Waitlist for new clients
Finding the right therapist who understands and resonates with you is crucial in therapy success. I recognize the importance of this connection and emphasize building a strong therapeutic relationship based on trust, empathy, and respect. I am committed to creating a safe and inclusive space where clients feel heard, valued, and supported in their unique experiences and struggles. By tailoring my approach to meet individual needs and utilizing my expertise in working with men's issues, LGBTQ individuals, and adolescents, I strive to foster a deep understanding and connection with my clients to facilitate meaningful growth.
Finding the right therapist who understands and resonates with you is crucial in therapy success. I recognize the importance of this connection and emphasize building a strong therapeutic relationship based on trust, empathy, and respect. I am committed to creating a safe and inclusive space where clients feel heard, valued, and supported in their unique experiences and struggles. By tailoring my approach to meet individual needs and utilizing my expertise in working with men's issues, LGBTQ individuals, and adolescents, I strive to foster a deep understanding and connection with my clients to facilitate meaningful growth.
(308) 223-2373 View (308) 223-2373
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Life Skills Therapy Services
MS Ed, PLMHP
Verified Verified
Kearney, NE 68845  (Online Only)
I understand the pain involved with depression, anxiety, trauma, grief, loss, adjustment disorders and PTSD. My name is Patricia Ruppert and I am a Provisional License Mental Health Practitioner practicing in Kearney, NE. I have a Bachelor's degree in Social Sciences, a Minor in Foreign Language, and a teaching endorsement (4th-9th grade) from the University of Nebraska. I received my (M.S. Ed) Master's Degree of Arts in Education: Clinical Mental Health from University of Nebraska at Kearney. I fluently speak English and Spanish. I also provide Immigration Evaluations.
I understand the pain involved with depression, anxiety, trauma, grief, loss, adjustment disorders and PTSD. My name is Patricia Ruppert and I am a Provisional License Mental Health Practitioner practicing in Kearney, NE. I have a Bachelor's degree in Social Sciences, a Minor in Foreign Language, and a teaching endorsement (4th-9th grade) from the University of Nebraska. I received my (M.S. Ed) Master's Degree of Arts in Education: Clinical Mental Health from University of Nebraska at Kearney. I fluently speak English and Spanish. I also provide Immigration Evaluations.
(308) 223-3576 View (308) 223-3576

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Number of Therapists in Brady, NE

< 10

Therapists in Brady, NE who prioritize treating:

100% Relationship Issues
100% Depression
100% Anxiety
100% Grief
100% Trauma and PTSD
100% Coping Skills
100% Codependency

Average years in practice

15 Years

Top 3 insurances accepted

50% BlueCross and BlueShield
50% Medicaid
50% UnitedHealthcare UHC | UBH

How Therapists in Brady, NE see their clients

50% In Person and Online
50% Online Only

Gender breakdown

100% Female
FAQs - About Therapy and Counseling

How can I find a therapist in Brady?

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.