Therapists in Mendham, NJ

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Megan Hogarth Nervi
Psychologist, PsyD
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Mendham, NJ 07945
You've taken an important and often difficult step by reaching out for help. It's hard to ask for support but honestly, we all need it from time to time. That is why I'm grateful that you found my practice. My goal is to help you develop curiosity and compassion for yourself while also offering immediate, straightforward ideas for how you can improve your life and feel better. Feeling seen, heard, and valued by someone you trust can provide you with the scaffolding necessary to do this important work on yourself.
You've taken an important and often difficult step by reaching out for help. It's hard to ask for support but honestly, we all need it from time to time. That is why I'm grateful that you found my practice. My goal is to help you develop curiosity and compassion for yourself while also offering immediate, straightforward ideas for how you can improve your life and feel better. Feeling seen, heard, and valued by someone you trust can provide you with the scaffolding necessary to do this important work on yourself.
(862) 329-7124 View (862) 329-7124
Photo of Inge R. Schnee, Marriage & Family Therapist in Mendham, NJ
Inge R. Schnee
Marriage & Family Therapist, MSW, LMFT, LSW, ACSW
Verified Verified
Mendham, NJ 07945  (Online Only)
I have over 30 years of clinical experience as a licensed therapist helping people achieve their goals and lead happy, fulfilling, successful lives. We'll work together to help you develop better connection and understanding with people in your life, deal with self doubt, overcome depression and anxiety, recover from loss of loved ones and move forward from the life transitions you are facing.. I don't just listen to you but also interact with you, always encouraging of you. I believe therapy should be a positive experience, supportive of you and your goals, building on your strengths and talents.
I have over 30 years of clinical experience as a licensed therapist helping people achieve their goals and lead happy, fulfilling, successful lives. We'll work together to help you develop better connection and understanding with people in your life, deal with self doubt, overcome depression and anxiety, recover from loss of loved ones and move forward from the life transitions you are facing.. I don't just listen to you but also interact with you, always encouraging of you. I believe therapy should be a positive experience, supportive of you and your goals, building on your strengths and talents.
(908) 287-1598 View (908) 287-1598
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Lauren Dobbs
Psychologist, PsyD
Verified Verified
Mendham, NJ 07945
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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Samuel Parton
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LMSW
Verified Verified
Mendham, NJ 07945
Working in schools and foster care settings for years, Sam is an expert in child and adolescent therapy. He utilizes two of the leading therapies, Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT) and Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT). With CBT, Sam helps clients change unhelpful thought processes and behavioral patterns and aids clients in bravely facing their fears. While with DBT, he helps clients learn better emotion regulation, distress tolerance, and interpersonal skills. He is passionate about building connections and assists clients in finding strengths and skills within themselves to work through any struggles they might be experiencing.
Working in schools and foster care settings for years, Sam is an expert in child and adolescent therapy. He utilizes two of the leading therapies, Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT) and Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT). With CBT, Sam helps clients change unhelpful thought processes and behavioral patterns and aids clients in bravely facing their fears. While with DBT, he helps clients learn better emotion regulation, distress tolerance, and interpersonal skills. He is passionate about building connections and assists clients in finding strengths and skills within themselves to work through any struggles they might be experiencing.
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Uncommon Waters Counseling Services
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC
Verified Verified
Mendham, NJ 07945
I founded Uncommon Waters Counseling Services because in the journey of life we find ourselves veering off the path and into some uncommon waters. I will help you navigate through the storm and find your way to brighter days. I specialize in addiction, trauma, and grief. I am a graduate of Seton Hall University and a Doctoral Candidate at Liberty University. I have worked in addiction centers and various mental health facilities. I have attended and completed courses from top Psychologists in grief treatment. As a society we live in some difficult times, if you are questioning therapy please call for a free 15-minute consultation.
I founded Uncommon Waters Counseling Services because in the journey of life we find ourselves veering off the path and into some uncommon waters. I will help you navigate through the storm and find your way to brighter days. I specialize in addiction, trauma, and grief. I am a graduate of Seton Hall University and a Doctoral Candidate at Liberty University. I have worked in addiction centers and various mental health facilities. I have attended and completed courses from top Psychologists in grief treatment. As a society we live in some difficult times, if you are questioning therapy please call for a free 15-minute consultation.
(973) 358-7334 View (973) 358-7334
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Reddin Psychology, LLC
Psychologist, PsyD
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Mendham, NJ 07945
Not accepting new clients
I am here to provide you with a warm, welcoming, and positive place for you to be heard, validated and supported. Whether you’d like to reflect upon your life experiences, deepen your relationships, strengthen your ability to cope, enrich your ways of being, or gain a better understanding of who you are and where you want to go, I am here to help. You deserve to be treated with compassion, dignity, professionalism, and high quality care, and that is exactly what I will do.
I am here to provide you with a warm, welcoming, and positive place for you to be heard, validated and supported. Whether you’d like to reflect upon your life experiences, deepen your relationships, strengthen your ability to cope, enrich your ways of being, or gain a better understanding of who you are and where you want to go, I am here to help. You deserve to be treated with compassion, dignity, professionalism, and high quality care, and that is exactly what I will do.
(973) 327-3366 View (973) 327-3366
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Rebecca Pluciniak
Psychologist, PsyD
Verified Verified
Mendham, NJ 07945  (Online Only)
I am a licensed psychologist in New Jersey, New York and Florida. I specialize in evidenced-based treatment of anxiety, depression, stress management, emotional regulation, behavioral difficulties, and substance abuse. I work closely with children, adolescents and  adults presenting with a diverse range of life challenges.
I am a licensed psychologist in New Jersey, New York and Florida. I specialize in evidenced-based treatment of anxiety, depression, stress management, emotional regulation, behavioral difficulties, and substance abuse. I work closely with children, adolescents and  adults presenting with a diverse range of life challenges.
(862) 212-1172 View (862) 212-1172
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Caitlin Northern
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified Verified
Mendham, NJ 07945
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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Jason Duncan
Psychologist, PhD
Verified Verified
Mendham, NJ 07945
I am a psychologist providing therapy and assessment services for children through adults. I have extensive clinical experience and am an expert Cognitive Behavioral Therapist. I’ve been trained by top therapy institutes, am a board member for well accomplished CBT organizations, and run the official podcast for the national CBT organization. I strive to regularly advance my knowledge and provide leading scientific treatments. I specialize in the treatment of anxiety, depression, panic, OCD, trauma, stress, insomnia, ADHD, defiance, and work/school issues. Many of my clients lead busy lives; therefore, I offer evening appointments.
I am a psychologist providing therapy and assessment services for children through adults. I have extensive clinical experience and am an expert Cognitive Behavioral Therapist. I’ve been trained by top therapy institutes, am a board member for well accomplished CBT organizations, and run the official podcast for the national CBT organization. I strive to regularly advance my knowledge and provide leading scientific treatments. I specialize in the treatment of anxiety, depression, panic, OCD, trauma, stress, insomnia, ADHD, defiance, and work/school issues. Many of my clients lead busy lives; therefore, I offer evening appointments.
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Stephen Deats
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified Verified
Mendham, NJ 07945
It has been my privilege helping people rapidly heal from trauma both past and present incorporating God's guidance with proven psychological techniques-i.e., EMDR, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Family Systems, and Imago Therapy. I like it when I hear someone say that they can never get over some hurt in their life and then be able, with God's help, to get them past it to a place of peace with what happen. In addition I work with ADHD ( adult & adolescent ), addictions, ACOA, couple counseling, marital problems, divorce recovery , anxiety, Depression, unresolved grief issues, interventions, PTSD, DID, panic attacks....
It has been my privilege helping people rapidly heal from trauma both past and present incorporating God's guidance with proven psychological techniques-i.e., EMDR, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Family Systems, and Imago Therapy. I like it when I hear someone say that they can never get over some hurt in their life and then be able, with God's help, to get them past it to a place of peace with what happen. In addition I work with ADHD ( adult & adolescent ), addictions, ACOA, couple counseling, marital problems, divorce recovery , anxiety, Depression, unresolved grief issues, interventions, PTSD, DID, panic attacks....
(908) 669-1001 View (908) 669-1001
Photo of Jillian Calotta, Licensed Professional Counselor in Mendham, NJ
Jillian Calotta
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, LPC, NCC
Verified Verified
3 Endorsed
Mendham, NJ 07945  (Online Only)
I am proud of you for seeking help if life has felt hard lately. Are you struggling with anxiety, relationship conflicts, life transitions, or stress? Or maybe you experienced the loss of someone special and the grief has felt like too much? Does faith play a big role in your life and you wish to incorporate that into your healing journey? Do you work in Law Enforcement? We can work together to unpack these issues that are getting in the way of you feeling like yourself again. You don't have to go through this alone and talking through these things and learning some new strategies will help bring back the peace in your life.
I am proud of you for seeking help if life has felt hard lately. Are you struggling with anxiety, relationship conflicts, life transitions, or stress? Or maybe you experienced the loss of someone special and the grief has felt like too much? Does faith play a big role in your life and you wish to incorporate that into your healing journey? Do you work in Law Enforcement? We can work together to unpack these issues that are getting in the way of you feeling like yourself again. You don't have to go through this alone and talking through these things and learning some new strategies will help bring back the peace in your life.
(973) 963-2797 View (973) 963-2797
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Paula Barber, LCSW
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified Verified
3 Endorsed
Mendham, NJ 07945  (Online Only)
It can be confusing and challenging to find the right therapist from so many choices. My therapeutic approach is focused on your personal goals. Together we will work on an achievable plan that is suited to your individual needs and comfort level while being focused on your desired outcomes. Together we can sort out very strong feelings from current and past issues in personal and professional relationships. I also have experience counseling individuals who are having current and chronic health challenges. My clients have said I bring hope by helping talk through not only their feelings but the options in managing personal issues.
It can be confusing and challenging to find the right therapist from so many choices. My therapeutic approach is focused on your personal goals. Together we will work on an achievable plan that is suited to your individual needs and comfort level while being focused on your desired outcomes. Together we can sort out very strong feelings from current and past issues in personal and professional relationships. I also have experience counseling individuals who are having current and chronic health challenges. My clients have said I bring hope by helping talk through not only their feelings but the options in managing personal issues.
(973) 828-8275 View (973) 828-8275
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Ted Rostiac
Counselor, MA, LPC
Verified Verified
Mendham, NJ 07945  (Online Only)
Not accepting new clients
Imagine your life with less stress from anxiety and depression. When issues related to family, relationships, work, academics, athletics, ADHD, money, social situations, children, negative or judgmental people, greif, uncertainty, and loneliness, becomes particularly dissatisfying or problematic people react to it with feelings of anxiety and depression. As a defense against those feelings, people develop maladaptive behaviors such as anger, withdrawal, avoidance, compulsions, or substance misuse. When these inappropriate defenses are used people's performance and overall satisfaction with their lives is affected. I help people learn to effectively deal with these problems and live happier and more fulfilling lives.
Imagine your life with less stress from anxiety and depression. When issues related to family, relationships, work, academics, athletics, ADHD, money, social situations, children, negative or judgmental people, greif, uncertainty, and loneliness, becomes particularly dissatisfying or problematic people react to it with feelings of anxiety and depression. As a defense against those feelings, people develop maladaptive behaviors such as anger, withdrawal, avoidance, compulsions, or substance misuse. When these inappropriate defenses are used people's performance and overall satisfaction with their lives is affected. I help people learn to effectively deal with these problems and live happier and more fulfilling lives.
(973) 425-5088 View (973) 425-5088
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Clorinda Bulfamante
Psychologist, PsyD
Verified Verified
Mendham, NJ 07945
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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Haley Kastner
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified Verified
Mendham, NJ 07945
Haley provides evidence-based therapy for children, teens, and adults. She has had the opportunity to provide care in private practice, school, and medical settings. This array of experiences has fostered her ability to understand clients through a multi-disciplinary lens and draw upon a multitude of evidence-based treatments, such as Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Behavioral Activation, Prevention-Focused Care, Crisis Intervention, Trauma-Focused CBT, and Exposure and Response Prevention. She utilizes these therapies to target anxiety, stress, depression, OCD, trauma, and executive functioning deficits.
Haley provides evidence-based therapy for children, teens, and adults. She has had the opportunity to provide care in private practice, school, and medical settings. This array of experiences has fostered her ability to understand clients through a multi-disciplinary lens and draw upon a multitude of evidence-based treatments, such as Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Behavioral Activation, Prevention-Focused Care, Crisis Intervention, Trauma-Focused CBT, and Exposure and Response Prevention. She utilizes these therapies to target anxiety, stress, depression, OCD, trauma, and executive functioning deficits.
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Beverly Tignor
Psychologist, PhD, ABPP, BCN
Verified Verified
Mendham, NJ 07945
Many clients would prefer a deeper understanding of the symptoms they or their child experiences. Underlying each condition are patterns of information which are particular to each person's brain, and are identifiable through neuropsychological evaluation and neuroimaging using qEEG. Understanding how your brain functions provides you with choices for treatment which otherwise may not exist. I believe that an evidence based approach to treatment which begins with a thorough evaluation is the first step in helping clients achieve a positive therapeutic outcome. Having dual training in clinical and neuropsychology, Dr. Tignor can provide a wide range of traditional and alternative treatment options. .
Many clients would prefer a deeper understanding of the symptoms they or their child experiences. Underlying each condition are patterns of information which are particular to each person's brain, and are identifiable through neuropsychological evaluation and neuroimaging using qEEG. Understanding how your brain functions provides you with choices for treatment which otherwise may not exist. I believe that an evidence based approach to treatment which begins with a thorough evaluation is the first step in helping clients achieve a positive therapeutic outcome. Having dual training in clinical and neuropsychology, Dr. Tignor can provide a wide range of traditional and alternative treatment options. .
(973) 287-3980 View (973) 287-3980
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Michaela D'Urso
Pre-Licensed Professional, MS
Verified Verified
Mendham, NJ 07945
Michaela is a passionate Cognitive Behavioral therapist (which is the most effective, researched, and validated therapy to date). She will work with you to identify and change overly negative thinking and unhelpful behaviors that interfere with your mood, reaching your goals, or hampering interpersonal relationships. She works with those struggling with depression, anxiety, worry, phobias, stress, body image issues, performance anxiety, defiant behavior in children, relationship struggles, and work/school issues.
Michaela is a passionate Cognitive Behavioral therapist (which is the most effective, researched, and validated therapy to date). She will work with you to identify and change overly negative thinking and unhelpful behaviors that interfere with your mood, reaching your goals, or hampering interpersonal relationships. She works with those struggling with depression, anxiety, worry, phobias, stress, body image issues, performance anxiety, defiant behavior in children, relationship struggles, and work/school issues.
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Ruth Mumford
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LCSW, DCSW
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Mendham, NJ 07945
Finding the key towards leading a successful and fulfilling life is my commitment. With over 25 years of clinical experience, I am here to provide the tools and guidance necessary to help focus your life. My name is Ruth Mumford. I am a Master Level Clinical Social Worker, a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) and a Diplomate of Clinical Social Work (DCSW) with extensive training and expertise in psychotherapy. I am pleased to offer personalized, confidential treatment for adults, adolescents, couples and families. My office is warm, comfortable and private with easy access and free, plentiful parking.
Finding the key towards leading a successful and fulfilling life is my commitment. With over 25 years of clinical experience, I am here to provide the tools and guidance necessary to help focus your life. My name is Ruth Mumford. I am a Master Level Clinical Social Worker, a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) and a Diplomate of Clinical Social Work (DCSW) with extensive training and expertise in psychotherapy. I am pleased to offer personalized, confidential treatment for adults, adolescents, couples and families. My office is warm, comfortable and private with easy access and free, plentiful parking.
(973) 210-7655 View (973) 210-7655
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Kristen Murphy
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSSW, LCSW
Verified Verified
Mendham, NJ 07945
The therapeutic relationship is a very special one. I possess a Masters Degree in Clinical Social Work from Columbia University and have extensive clinical background in private practice, schools, in-patient and out-patient settings. However, it is my love of the work and the respect I hold for my clients that make the relationships a success. With all of the pain life's journey can bring, I try and provide a safe and warm environment for us to make progress. I have studied abroad as well in Ghana, West Africa and Costa Rica to gain more cultural perspectives.
The therapeutic relationship is a very special one. I possess a Masters Degree in Clinical Social Work from Columbia University and have extensive clinical background in private practice, schools, in-patient and out-patient settings. However, it is my love of the work and the respect I hold for my clients that make the relationships a success. With all of the pain life's journey can bring, I try and provide a safe and warm environment for us to make progress. I have studied abroad as well in Ghana, West Africa and Costa Rica to gain more cultural perspectives.
(201) 870-4276 View (201) 870-4276
Photo of Ranjana Hari, Pre-Licensed Professional in Mendham, NJ
Ranjana Hari
Pre-Licensed Professional, PsyD, NCSP
Verified Verified
Mendham, NJ 07945
I'm a dedicated psychotherapist with an extensive and diverse background, spanning private practice, schools, college clinics, foster care, and hospitals, including acute care. With a passion for treating individuals of all ages, I specialize in harnessing the power of evidence-based therapies to create long-lasting positive change, focusing on the core of issues, rather than surface change. I take pride in fostering a safe, warm, and compassionate environment that embraces the unique perspectives of clients from diverse backgrounds. Even the most resistant patients find themselves engaged in the therapeutic process under my care.
I'm a dedicated psychotherapist with an extensive and diverse background, spanning private practice, schools, college clinics, foster care, and hospitals, including acute care. With a passion for treating individuals of all ages, I specialize in harnessing the power of evidence-based therapies to create long-lasting positive change, focusing on the core of issues, rather than surface change. I take pride in fostering a safe, warm, and compassionate environment that embraces the unique perspectives of clients from diverse backgrounds. Even the most resistant patients find themselves engaged in the therapeutic process under my care.
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Number of Therapists in Mendham, NJ

90+

Average cost per session

$180

Therapists in Mendham, NJ who prioritize treating:

97% Anxiety
92% Depression
82% Relationship Issues
72% Self Esteem
68% Stress
66% Grief
63% Coping Skills

Average years in practice

15 Years

Top 3 insurances accepted

78% Aetna
72% Cigna and Evernorth
57% UnitedHealthcare UHC | UBH

How Therapists in Mendham, NJ see their clients

81% In Person and Online
19% Online Only

Gender breakdown

85% Female
15% Male

FAQs - About Therapy and Counseling

How can I find a therapist in Mendham?

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.