Therapists in Maplewood, NJ

Photo of Susan Siegeltuch, LCSW, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Susan Siegeltuch
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified Verified
Maplewood, NJ 07040
There are challenges at every stage of life. From early childhood on, we encounter problems at school, work and in all relationships that interfere with the pursuit of pleasure, happiness and inner peace. Despite our best efforts there are times when it helps to have a kind and objective ear to help us clarify our issues and move us towards better outcomes. I work with parents/toddlers, children of all ages, teens, adults and couples. I am a licensed clinical social worker with extensive post-master's training and have over 35-years experience. I am fluent in Spanish; ofrezco citas. I strive to create a safe, warm, welcoming space.
There are challenges at every stage of life. From early childhood on, we encounter problems at school, work and in all relationships that interfere with the pursuit of pleasure, happiness and inner peace. Despite our best efforts there are times when it helps to have a kind and objective ear to help us clarify our issues and move us towards better outcomes. I work with parents/toddlers, children of all ages, teens, adults and couples. I am a licensed clinical social worker with extensive post-master's training and have over 35-years experience. I am fluent in Spanish; ofrezco citas. I strive to create a safe, warm, welcoming space.
(908) 332-8570 View (908) 332-8570
Photo of Maplewood Counseling Cashmere Johnson, LAMFT, Marriage & Family Therapist Associate
Maplewood Counseling Cashmere Johnson
Marriage & Family Therapist Associate, LAMFT
Verified Verified
Maplewood, NJ 07040
Need marriage or couples therapy to help you cope with some challenges in your relationship or family? Or do you need help with anxiety, depression or grief? I am a down-to-earth, compassionate therapist at Maplewoood Counseling. I provide marriage counseling, couples therapy, premarital counseling and relationship therapy. I help with communication problems, infidelity, family conflict, and decisions to stay or separate. I also help individuals with anxiety, depression, parenting issues, adolescent struggles,and family conflict. and other personal concerns. Need help to get through a difficult time? Get in touch.
Need marriage or couples therapy to help you cope with some challenges in your relationship or family? Or do you need help with anxiety, depression or grief? I am a down-to-earth, compassionate therapist at Maplewoood Counseling. I provide marriage counseling, couples therapy, premarital counseling and relationship therapy. I help with communication problems, infidelity, family conflict, and decisions to stay or separate. I also help individuals with anxiety, depression, parenting issues, adolescent struggles,and family conflict. and other personal concerns. Need help to get through a difficult time? Get in touch.
(973) 793-1000 View (973) 793-1000
Photo of Caroline Egekwu - Happy Family Counseling Services, LLC, PhD, DPO, CCBT, MSc, MPA
Happy Family Counseling Services, LLC
PhD, DPO, CCBT, MSc, MPA
Verified Verified
Maplewood, NJ 07040
We are professionals who focus on alcoholism, weight loss , crisis , domestic violence and psychological assessments reports and evaluations . We also help our clients / couples to develop a matured , happier relationship with themselves as individuals, and as a couple . We also specialize in crisis management in the work place . We treat substance abuse ,alcohol addictions, and other types of addictions .We work with teenagers and young adults to develop coping skills in high school and universities ." We offer a free visual consultation for adolescents, teenagers, adults , women , men . couples and veterans".
We are professionals who focus on alcoholism, weight loss , crisis , domestic violence and psychological assessments reports and evaluations . We also help our clients / couples to develop a matured , happier relationship with themselves as individuals, and as a couple . We also specialize in crisis management in the work place . We treat substance abuse ,alcohol addictions, and other types of addictions .We work with teenagers and young adults to develop coping skills in high school and universities ." We offer a free visual consultation for adolescents, teenagers, adults , women , men . couples and veterans".
(862) 225-6829 View (862) 225-6829
Photo of Carolyn Davis-Cottle - Inner Image Counseling & Consulting, LCSW, MEd, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Inner Image Counseling & Consulting
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, MEd
Verified Verified
Maplewood, NJ 07040
Carolyn Davis-Cottle, M.Ed., MSW, LCSW, is the founder and principal of Inner Image Counseling and Consulting Services. Inner Image provides discrete, comprehensive mental health services and coaching for individuals, couples, families and groups.
Carolyn Davis-Cottle, M.Ed., MSW, LCSW, is the founder and principal of Inner Image Counseling and Consulting Services. Inner Image provides discrete, comprehensive mental health services and coaching for individuals, couples, families and groups.
(844) 611-2599 View (844) 611-2599
Photo of Kira Baskerville-Williams, LCSW, EdD, CCTP, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Kira Baskerville-Williams
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, EdD, CCTP
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Maplewood, NJ 07040
I am the co-founder of a company called, Evolution Mind, a mental health company that is dedicated to providing evidence based services to you to help you reach peace, happiness, and self-actualization. I have been in the mental health field for 20 years and enjoy working with all age groups. I work with a variety of issues including, but not limited to, infertility, stress, peer conflict, adjustment disorders, anxiety, relationship issues, pre-marital counseling, family conflict, and performance anxiety. I provide life coaching for individuals looking to optimize their talents into a direction in life that makes them happy.
I am the co-founder of a company called, Evolution Mind, a mental health company that is dedicated to providing evidence based services to you to help you reach peace, happiness, and self-actualization. I have been in the mental health field for 20 years and enjoy working with all age groups. I work with a variety of issues including, but not limited to, infertility, stress, peer conflict, adjustment disorders, anxiety, relationship issues, pre-marital counseling, family conflict, and performance anxiety. I provide life coaching for individuals looking to optimize their talents into a direction in life that makes them happy.
(973) 883-1495 View (973) 883-1495
Photo of Sevil Modeste - Roots at Crossroads Counseling LLC, MSW, LCSW, LCADC, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Roots at Crossroads Counseling LLC
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LCSW, LCADC
Verified Verified
Maplewood, NJ 07040  (Online Only)
Have you been sad, experiencing crying spells, or difficulties managing your emotions? Have your worries been ongoing or distressing? Is setting boundaries or limits a challenge? Getting help is not easy and you've made the first step! Individual and group are available to support your personal growth and healing.
Have you been sad, experiencing crying spells, or difficulties managing your emotions? Have your worries been ongoing or distressing? Is setting boundaries or limits a challenge? Getting help is not easy and you've made the first step! Individual and group are available to support your personal growth and healing.
(973) 310-5292 View (973) 310-5292
Photo of Christine Peters, LCSW, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Christine Peters
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified Verified
Maplewood, NJ 07040
Christine has over 10 years of therapy experience, utilizing Cognitive Behavior Therapy, Dialectical Behavior Therapy, and other approaches. She received her degree from New York University and is also a Board Certified Behavior Analyst. She has experience working with children, adolescents, and adults for a variety of issues. These include depression, Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), anxiety, phobias, panic, anger, stress, insomnia, ADHD, autism, developmental delays, and work/home/school issues.
Christine has over 10 years of therapy experience, utilizing Cognitive Behavior Therapy, Dialectical Behavior Therapy, and other approaches. She received her degree from New York University and is also a Board Certified Behavior Analyst. She has experience working with children, adolescents, and adults for a variety of issues. These include depression, Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), anxiety, phobias, panic, anger, stress, insomnia, ADHD, autism, developmental delays, and work/home/school issues.
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Photo of Caitlin Northern, LCSW, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Caitlin Northern
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified Verified
Maplewood, NJ 07040
Caitlin is a seasoned therapist with over a decade of experience who is dedicated to help guide you on your journey to healing and personal growth. She specializes in helping children, adults, and families to not only address issues like anxiety, depression, OCD, ADHD, behavioral problems (child/teen), and autism, but to find their overall path towards happiness and well-being. Her expertise further extends to complex trauma and loss with a deep understanding of attachment-related issues. Her understanding of Child and Family Studies makes her exceptionally well-prepared to address issues at the individual and environmental levels.
Caitlin is a seasoned therapist with over a decade of experience who is dedicated to help guide you on your journey to healing and personal growth. She specializes in helping children, adults, and families to not only address issues like anxiety, depression, OCD, ADHD, behavioral problems (child/teen), and autism, but to find their overall path towards happiness and well-being. Her expertise further extends to complex trauma and loss with a deep understanding of attachment-related issues. Her understanding of Child and Family Studies makes her exceptionally well-prepared to address issues at the individual and environmental levels.
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Deborah Mandelbaum
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified Verified
Maplewood, NJ 07040
As a clinical social worker, my goal is to help you deal with stresses and challenges that you are experiencing. In therapy sessions, we will work together to find solutions and help improve your coping skills to enhance your quality of life. My orientation is psychodynamic but I also draw from other orientations. For the past 30+ years, I have worked with individuals and couples to explore a wide range of issues including depression, anxiety, relationship issues, life style choices, career decisions and adjusting to normal life transitions.
As a clinical social worker, my goal is to help you deal with stresses and challenges that you are experiencing. In therapy sessions, we will work together to find solutions and help improve your coping skills to enhance your quality of life. My orientation is psychodynamic but I also draw from other orientations. For the past 30+ years, I have worked with individuals and couples to explore a wide range of issues including depression, anxiety, relationship issues, life style choices, career decisions and adjusting to normal life transitions.
(551) 213-6718 View (551) 213-6718
Photo of Amy Dimun, LPC, LMHC, CASAC, LCADC, Licensed Professional Counselor
Amy Dimun
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC, LMHC, CASAC, LCADC
Verified Verified
Maplewood, NJ 07040
For over 20 years, I have provided individual, family, couples and group counseling for children, adolescents and adults. My expertise includes adjustment disorders, addiction (including gambling and hoarding), substance abuse (including opioids), anxiety, depression, trauma, parenting issues and relationship concerns. I also work part time as a clinical supervisor in Manhattan supervising students and new clinicians.
For over 20 years, I have provided individual, family, couples and group counseling for children, adolescents and adults. My expertise includes adjustment disorders, addiction (including gambling and hoarding), substance abuse (including opioids), anxiety, depression, trauma, parenting issues and relationship concerns. I also work part time as a clinical supervisor in Manhattan supervising students and new clinicians.
(973) 821-7588 View (973) 821-7588
Photo of Maplewood Counseling Debra Feinberg, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Maplewood Counseling Debra Feinberg
Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Verified Verified
7 Endorsed
Maplewood, NJ 07040
Need marriage or couples therapy to help you cope with some challenges in your relationship or family? Or do you need help with anxiety, depression or grief? I am a down-to-earth, compassionate therapist with over 25 years of experience. I provide marriage counseling, couples therapy, premarital counseling and relationship therapy. I help with communication problems, infidelity, family conflict, and decisions to stay or separate. I also help individuals with anxiety, depression and other personal concerns. I'm open, accepting, easy to connect with and experienced. Need help to get through a difficult time? Get in touch.
Need marriage or couples therapy to help you cope with some challenges in your relationship or family? Or do you need help with anxiety, depression or grief? I am a down-to-earth, compassionate therapist with over 25 years of experience. I provide marriage counseling, couples therapy, premarital counseling and relationship therapy. I help with communication problems, infidelity, family conflict, and decisions to stay or separate. I also help individuals with anxiety, depression and other personal concerns. I'm open, accepting, easy to connect with and experienced. Need help to get through a difficult time? Get in touch.
(973) 793-1000 View (973) 793-1000
Photo of Alia Luqman, LCSW, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Alia Luqman
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified Verified
Maplewood, NJ 07040
Not accepting new clients
I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker committed to mental health. Psychotherapy and building a trusting and non-judgmental relationship with my patients is my priority. I believe that each person I work with is capable of experiencing happiness, self love and peace. I am highly skilled in helping patients with depression, stress, anxiety, trauma, abuse and parenting issues. I have specialized in working with the LGBT Community through mental health and young adult community programs for the last 14 years.
I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker committed to mental health. Psychotherapy and building a trusting and non-judgmental relationship with my patients is my priority. I believe that each person I work with is capable of experiencing happiness, self love and peace. I am highly skilled in helping patients with depression, stress, anxiety, trauma, abuse and parenting issues. I have specialized in working with the LGBT Community through mental health and young adult community programs for the last 14 years.
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Photo of Lauren Dobbs, PsyD, Psychologist
Lauren Dobbs
Psychologist, PsyD
Verified Verified
Maplewood, NJ 07040
Dr. Dobbs is an accomplished clinical psychologist with over fifteen years of experience between teaching and clinical work. She specializes in working with children, teens, and adults and has worked across various settings, including private practice, school, residential, and community mental health. Her therapeutic approach is rooted in the gold standard of treatment, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, which provides faster, more effective results. With children and teens, she goes beyond the traditional confines of therapy by harnessing their natural creativity, integrating art, music, games, journaling, and other creative outlets.
Dr. Dobbs is an accomplished clinical psychologist with over fifteen years of experience between teaching and clinical work. She specializes in working with children, teens, and adults and has worked across various settings, including private practice, school, residential, and community mental health. Her therapeutic approach is rooted in the gold standard of treatment, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, which provides faster, more effective results. With children and teens, she goes beyond the traditional confines of therapy by harnessing their natural creativity, integrating art, music, games, journaling, and other creative outlets.
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Photo of William E Carr, DPA, LCSW, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
William E Carr
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, DPA, LCSW
Verified Verified
Maplewood, NJ 07040
It is important to establish an atmosphere of trust and understanding when working with clients. In my practice, you the client, are the most important person. I will work with you in order to establish the most significant aspect of your challenge/challenges. In my many years of experience, I have come to realize that the causal factors of exasperating issues can be deceptive and not all inclusive. Accordingly, I will utilized my uniquely developed communicative measures to work with you and those that you care for to solve them.
It is important to establish an atmosphere of trust and understanding when working with clients. In my practice, you the client, are the most important person. I will work with you in order to establish the most significant aspect of your challenge/challenges. In my many years of experience, I have come to realize that the causal factors of exasperating issues can be deceptive and not all inclusive. Accordingly, I will utilized my uniquely developed communicative measures to work with you and those that you care for to solve them.
(973) 943-4439 View (973) 943-4439
Photo of Adam Eltouny, LPC, Licensed Professional Counselor
Adam Eltouny
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC
Verified Verified
3 Endorsed
Maplewood, NJ 07040  (Online Only)
I am a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC), Certified Nutrition Coach (NASM-CNC), Certified Personal Trainer (NASM-CPT), Weight Loss Specialist (NASM-WLS), Subject Matter Expert (SME) for the National Board of Certified Counselors (NBCC), & CEO/Founder of Wholeminds Wellness LLC. I'm passionate about revolutionizing mental healthcare by combining interdisciplinary knowledge to create customized treatment plans with an emphasis on personal responsibility, self-reflection through cognitive-behavioral inquiry, & practical evidence-based techniques & exercises to improve relationships, anxiety, depression, & self-concept.
I am a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC), Certified Nutrition Coach (NASM-CNC), Certified Personal Trainer (NASM-CPT), Weight Loss Specialist (NASM-WLS), Subject Matter Expert (SME) for the National Board of Certified Counselors (NBCC), & CEO/Founder of Wholeminds Wellness LLC. I'm passionate about revolutionizing mental healthcare by combining interdisciplinary knowledge to create customized treatment plans with an emphasis on personal responsibility, self-reflection through cognitive-behavioral inquiry, & practical evidence-based techniques & exercises to improve relationships, anxiety, depression, & self-concept.
(908) 840-8683 View (908) 840-8683
Photo of Barbara Rosen, LCSW, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Barbara Rosen
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified Verified
Maplewood, NJ 07040
As a psychotherapist I treat adolescents, adults, and couples. My approach is warm, strength based and collaborative. Together we will create a space that is free from judgement, allowing your most authentic self to emerge. We will explore the areas of your life that are creating challenges and difficulties with the goal of helping you find contentment and fulfillment in your life. I received post graduate training in child and adolescent relational psychotherapy from the William Alanson White institute in NYC, as well as training in Emotionally focused Couples Therapy.
As a psychotherapist I treat adolescents, adults, and couples. My approach is warm, strength based and collaborative. Together we will create a space that is free from judgement, allowing your most authentic self to emerge. We will explore the areas of your life that are creating challenges and difficulties with the goal of helping you find contentment and fulfillment in your life. I received post graduate training in child and adolescent relational psychotherapy from the William Alanson White institute in NYC, as well as training in Emotionally focused Couples Therapy.
(973) 559-6093 View (973) 559-6093
Photo of Nadia Lemp-Nguyen, PsyD, Psychologist
Nadia Lemp-Nguyen
Psychologist, PsyD
Verified Verified
3 Endorsed
Maplewood, NJ 07040
I believe in a collaborative approach with my clients to identify and address areas in their lives in which they are struggling. It is important to me to create an emotionally safe environment in which you can talk about your inner experiences in a reflective way. My goal is to help you find relief and clarity, recognizing your inherent strengths and capacity for meaningful change. Depending on your needs, I provide both short and long-term treatments. My approach and style is rooted primarily in psychodynamic and experiential theories, including AEDP. I draw on treatment approaches from various other theoretical backgrounds.
I believe in a collaborative approach with my clients to identify and address areas in their lives in which they are struggling. It is important to me to create an emotionally safe environment in which you can talk about your inner experiences in a reflective way. My goal is to help you find relief and clarity, recognizing your inherent strengths and capacity for meaningful change. Depending on your needs, I provide both short and long-term treatments. My approach and style is rooted primarily in psychodynamic and experiential theories, including AEDP. I draw on treatment approaches from various other theoretical backgrounds.
(908) 860-9875 View (908) 860-9875
Photo of Clorinda Bulfamante, PsyD, Psychologist
Clorinda Bulfamante
Psychologist, PsyD
Verified Verified
Maplewood, NJ 07040
I am a clinical psychologist providing therapy and assessment services in Scarsdale and Greenwich. I treat various conditions, such as depression, anxiety, behavioral problems, social anxiety, and school/work issues. I also focus on life transitions, whether that be a recent move, transition from college, changes in family dynamics, or changes in significant relationships. Furthermore, I have extensive experience in conducting psychological assessments. Therapeutically, I focus on developing teens and adults, where as I provide assessments for all ages.
I am a clinical psychologist providing therapy and assessment services in Scarsdale and Greenwich. I treat various conditions, such as depression, anxiety, behavioral problems, social anxiety, and school/work issues. I also focus on life transitions, whether that be a recent move, transition from college, changes in family dynamics, or changes in significant relationships. Furthermore, I have extensive experience in conducting psychological assessments. Therapeutically, I focus on developing teens and adults, where as I provide assessments for all ages.
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Photo of Alison Grant, LCSW, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Alison Grant
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified Verified
Maplewood, NJ 07040
Choosing the right therapist is an important decision and a good fit is necessary to make effective progress. My work is characterized by intuition, compassion, optimism & collaboration. I am straightforward, without being harsh, and encouraging without applying any pressure. With warmth, compassion and understanding, I work with individuals to help them build their self-esteem and confidence in order for them to attain the personal growth they are committed to accomplishing. My caring, concern, commitment & sense of humor inspires my patients to overcome obstacles, live more meaningful lives and have more satisfying relationships.
Choosing the right therapist is an important decision and a good fit is necessary to make effective progress. My work is characterized by intuition, compassion, optimism & collaboration. I am straightforward, without being harsh, and encouraging without applying any pressure. With warmth, compassion and understanding, I work with individuals to help them build their self-esteem and confidence in order for them to attain the personal growth they are committed to accomplishing. My caring, concern, commitment & sense of humor inspires my patients to overcome obstacles, live more meaningful lives and have more satisfying relationships.
(908) 638-1375 View (908) 638-1375
Photo of Jessica Auth, PhD, Psychologist
Jessica Auth
Psychologist, PhD
Verified Verified
Maplewood, NJ 07040
One of my favorite parts of being a therapist is being given the chance to forge connections with my patients. Within a strong therapeutic relationship, we work together to create and achieve treatment goals. I am passionate about helping patients work towards greater self awareness, self acceptance, and insight, while also using skills that result in symptom reduction, increased distress tolerance, and more meaningful social interactions. I conceptualize cases through psychodynamic and family systems lenses, and employ cognitive-behavioral and insight-oriented techniques as appropriate.
One of my favorite parts of being a therapist is being given the chance to forge connections with my patients. Within a strong therapeutic relationship, we work together to create and achieve treatment goals. I am passionate about helping patients work towards greater self awareness, self acceptance, and insight, while also using skills that result in symptom reduction, increased distress tolerance, and more meaningful social interactions. I conceptualize cases through psychodynamic and family systems lenses, and employ cognitive-behavioral and insight-oriented techniques as appropriate.
(908) 676-7707 View (908) 676-7707

How does your Therapist compare?

Number of Therapists in Maplewood, NJ

200+

Average cost per session

$180

Therapists in Maplewood, NJ who prioritize treating:

95% Anxiety
91% Depression
84% Relationship Issues
79% Self Esteem
71% Family Conflict
67% Grief
67% Coping Skills

Average years in practice

16 Years

Top 3 insurances accepted

74% Aetna
59% Cigna and Evernorth
59% UnitedHealthcare UHC | UBH

How Therapists in Maplewood, NJ see their clients

78% In Person and Online
22% Online Only

Gender breakdown

83% Female
16% Male
1% Non-Binary
FAQs - About Therapy and Counseling

How can I find a therapist in Maplewood?

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.