Therapists in Teaneck, NJ

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Arislady Sanchez
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified Verified
Teaneck, NJ 07666  (Online Only)
Do you feel stuck? Do your current life circumstances seem impossible to manage? My name is Arislady Sanchez. I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. My therapeutic approach is simple, real conversation in a safe, empathetic, collaborative, and non-judgmental space. Whether you are dealing with anxiety, depression, or need assistance with processing your thoughts and feelings, I am here to help guide you and to help you develop the tools you need to heal and become fulfilled in your life.
Do you feel stuck? Do your current life circumstances seem impossible to manage? My name is Arislady Sanchez. I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. My therapeutic approach is simple, real conversation in a safe, empathetic, collaborative, and non-judgmental space. Whether you are dealing with anxiety, depression, or need assistance with processing your thoughts and feelings, I am here to help guide you and to help you develop the tools you need to heal and become fulfilled in your life.
(551) 249-9928 View (551) 249-9928
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Marc Alter, LCSW-R, Psychotherapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW-R, MSW
Verified Verified
Teaneck, NJ 07666
Do you experience the blues, anger, anxiety? Lost pleasure in things you usually enjoy? Feeling hopeless/helpless, misunderstood, mistreated, abandoned, alone? Stuck in your career, in your relationships, lost? My approach is supportive and Insight driven. I encourage clients to express their feelings, supporting them in a judgement free zone. In a warm environment you'll feel supported, appreciated, validated. I teach you assertiveness skills and anger management so you can advocate for yourself. I'll underline maladaptive patterns, helping you change them. I'll empower you to regain your footing. Together we'll discover a more tolerable existence.
Do you experience the blues, anger, anxiety? Lost pleasure in things you usually enjoy? Feeling hopeless/helpless, misunderstood, mistreated, abandoned, alone? Stuck in your career, in your relationships, lost? My approach is supportive and Insight driven. I encourage clients to express their feelings, supporting them in a judgement free zone. In a warm environment you'll feel supported, appreciated, validated. I teach you assertiveness skills and anger management so you can advocate for yourself. I'll underline maladaptive patterns, helping you change them. I'll empower you to regain your footing. Together we'll discover a more tolerable existence.
(646) 863-5342 View (646) 863-5342
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Anna Segelbacher
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, BCBA, Coach
Verified Verified
Teaneck, NJ 07666
Feeling stuck? Looking for solutions, seeking peace and happiness or perhaps struggling in an intimate relationship. I provide virtual solution focused therapy and Behavioral coaching sessions created specifically your particular needs. Virtual sessions offer flexibility and are suitable for clients with busy lives who want to invest in their wellness but have very busy scheduled. Call to schedule a free consultation and information about how I may best meet your needs.
Feeling stuck? Looking for solutions, seeking peace and happiness or perhaps struggling in an intimate relationship. I provide virtual solution focused therapy and Behavioral coaching sessions created specifically your particular needs. Virtual sessions offer flexibility and are suitable for clients with busy lives who want to invest in their wellness but have very busy scheduled. Call to schedule a free consultation and information about how I may best meet your needs.
(551) 292-7935 View (551) 292-7935
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Lisa D'Acierno And Associates
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified Verified
2 Endorsed
Teaneck, NJ 07666
We are a private practice made up of psychotherapists who work with children, adolescents, and adults of all ages. Lisa D'Acierno and her staff work to provide a safe nurturing, non-judgmental atmosphere focusing on the individual client's needs. She has been practicing for over 25 years. Our staff is experienced on children and adolescents with PTSD, ADHD, Asperger's/Autism Spectrum, Depression,Teen Issues, Anxiety Disorders, OCD, Family Struggles, and Trauma. We are a wonderful team of compassionate and caring professionals who share the same passion for helping others. We offer in-person and teletherapy sessions.
We are a private practice made up of psychotherapists who work with children, adolescents, and adults of all ages. Lisa D'Acierno and her staff work to provide a safe nurturing, non-judgmental atmosphere focusing on the individual client's needs. She has been practicing for over 25 years. Our staff is experienced on children and adolescents with PTSD, ADHD, Asperger's/Autism Spectrum, Depression,Teen Issues, Anxiety Disorders, OCD, Family Struggles, and Trauma. We are a wonderful team of compassionate and caring professionals who share the same passion for helping others. We offer in-person and teletherapy sessions.
(201) 977-4060 View (201) 977-4060
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Eric K. Williams
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, DSW, LCSW, PsyA, CP
Verified Verified
2 Endorsed
Teaneck, NJ 07666
If you are feeling overwhelmed by certain thoughts and feelings, talking about them can be an important step towards regaining your sense of wellbeing. Understandably, this can can be difficult, maybe even frightening. As you explore your feelings, helping you feel safe and establishing trust is my highest priority. My purpose is to be patient, dedicated and non-judgmental in understanding your feelings.
If you are feeling overwhelmed by certain thoughts and feelings, talking about them can be an important step towards regaining your sense of wellbeing. Understandably, this can can be difficult, maybe even frightening. As you explore your feelings, helping you feel safe and establishing trust is my highest priority. My purpose is to be patient, dedicated and non-judgmental in understanding your feelings.
(201) 654-0664 View (201) 654-0664
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Erica Balch
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC, LCADC
Verified Verified
Teaneck, NJ 07666
I am dual licensed as both a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) and as a Licensed Clinical Alcohol and Drug Counselor (LCADC) and work with adults, adolescents and couples. I am experienced counseling individuals with depression, anxiety, self-esteem, interpersonal issues including personality disorders, relationship issues and social phobias. Among those I serve are individuals also affected by chemical addiction. I've worked with individuals, spouses, parents and Adult Children of Alcoholics/Addicts (ALCOA) who wish to recover from their direct or indirect experiences with addiction. I also work with people with a history of physical, emotional and/or sexual abuse.
I am dual licensed as both a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) and as a Licensed Clinical Alcohol and Drug Counselor (LCADC) and work with adults, adolescents and couples. I am experienced counseling individuals with depression, anxiety, self-esteem, interpersonal issues including personality disorders, relationship issues and social phobias. Among those I serve are individuals also affected by chemical addiction. I've worked with individuals, spouses, parents and Adult Children of Alcoholics/Addicts (ALCOA) who wish to recover from their direct or indirect experiences with addiction. I also work with people with a history of physical, emotional and/or sexual abuse.
(201) 472-0928 View (201) 472-0928
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Michael Bleicher
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified Verified
Teaneck, NJ 07666
Courage, resilience, and strength are some of the traits you've developed while navigating through life. But infertility, reproductive loss, and postpartum anxiety and depression can make it feel like you’re unequipped for this chapter. As a therapist who specializes in sensitively supporting individuals throughout the fertility journey, I welcome you to my office where you can comfortably regain your footing. By tailoring your treatment to meet your individual goals, you can move through this challenge, emerging stronger than ever.
Courage, resilience, and strength are some of the traits you've developed while navigating through life. But infertility, reproductive loss, and postpartum anxiety and depression can make it feel like you’re unequipped for this chapter. As a therapist who specializes in sensitively supporting individuals throughout the fertility journey, I welcome you to my office where you can comfortably regain your footing. By tailoring your treatment to meet your individual goals, you can move through this challenge, emerging stronger than ever.
(201) 371-4420 View (201) 371-4420
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David Solomon Gruskin
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, LICSW
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Teaneck, NJ 07666  (Online Only)
I can start explaining a little about myself.  How I like to work.  The last years, I've been working with a mixture of individuals using primarily psychodynamic, psychoanalytic, and CBT techniques.  I like to work with a small number of patients often over a period of time. So no quick fixes here. And if, after this initial session, you decide to move forward, we should aim to meet at this time and this location each and every week. The purpose, or the aim, is to create a time and a space which is entirely yours, week on week.
I can start explaining a little about myself.  How I like to work.  The last years, I've been working with a mixture of individuals using primarily psychodynamic, psychoanalytic, and CBT techniques.  I like to work with a small number of patients often over a period of time. So no quick fixes here. And if, after this initial session, you decide to move forward, we should aim to meet at this time and this location each and every week. The purpose, or the aim, is to create a time and a space which is entirely yours, week on week.
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Dalia Lightman
Psychologist, PsyD
Verified Verified
6 Endorsed
Teaneck, NJ 07666  (Online Only)
Not accepting new clients
As life continues to be challenging and stressful, you often wonder if it is possible to feel better. You may feel like you have tried everything or this may be your first time reaching out. You can feel better. Life doesn't have to be so painful. Imagine what it will be like to discover yourself and find new ways to manage your stressors and struggles. In my practice, issues of interpersonal distress will be discussed in a relaxed and nurturing manner in order to help you find the answers that will lead you to a more fulfilling life. Ultimately, the relationship that we build will be based on listening, empathy and understanding.
As life continues to be challenging and stressful, you often wonder if it is possible to feel better. You may feel like you have tried everything or this may be your first time reaching out. You can feel better. Life doesn't have to be so painful. Imagine what it will be like to discover yourself and find new ways to manage your stressors and struggles. In my practice, issues of interpersonal distress will be discussed in a relaxed and nurturing manner in order to help you find the answers that will lead you to a more fulfilling life. Ultimately, the relationship that we build will be based on listening, empathy and understanding.
(201) 730-4093 View (201) 730-4093
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Elizabeth A. Rundquist
Art Therapist, MA, ATR-BC, ATCS
Verified Verified
Teaneck, NJ 07666  (Online Only)
Waitlist for new clients
I welcome the chance to work with you. I provide a safe emotional space, where you can very gradually talk about some of your worries.I imagine you might find it hard to trust a stranger, you may be wondering how talking, or drawing can make a difference in your life. I will listen to you. Life presents challenges, you may need help in doing the work of not repeating old, destructive patterns. Together we will embark on a creative journey towards health,growth, healing and lessening of fears that hold you back from experiencing joy in your daily life.
I welcome the chance to work with you. I provide a safe emotional space, where you can very gradually talk about some of your worries.I imagine you might find it hard to trust a stranger, you may be wondering how talking, or drawing can make a difference in your life. I will listen to you. Life presents challenges, you may need help in doing the work of not repeating old, destructive patterns. Together we will embark on a creative journey towards health,growth, healing and lessening of fears that hold you back from experiencing joy in your daily life.
(201) 304-7896 View (201) 304-7896
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Leslie-Ann Fromen
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified Verified
Teaneck, NJ 07666
Sometimes life is difficult, and it can be even more trying when stressed or when overwhelmed with unwanted feelings of depression, anxiety and low self-esteem. Are you unsure of where to turn and seek guidance for you or your children? With more than 18 years practicing in the field of mental health working with children, adolescents, adults, and families, I can help you help yourself and those you care for most. It brings me joy to see my clients improve in the areas of social-emotional growth, concentration, academic capacities, and positive self-esteem.
Sometimes life is difficult, and it can be even more trying when stressed or when overwhelmed with unwanted feelings of depression, anxiety and low self-esteem. Are you unsure of where to turn and seek guidance for you or your children? With more than 18 years practicing in the field of mental health working with children, adolescents, adults, and families, I can help you help yourself and those you care for most. It brings me joy to see my clients improve in the areas of social-emotional growth, concentration, academic capacities, and positive self-esteem.
(201) 581-1156 View (201) 581-1156
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Sarah Bateman
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified Verified
Teaneck, NJ 07666
My goal is to help anyone who's struggling realize that it doesn't have to be so hard. I help build healthy coping skills and break the cycle of behavior patterns that aren't working, and learn to manage feelings and emotions so that they are not overwhelming. I specialize in Eating Disorders as well as depression and anxiety. I believe that we can work together to change, build better relationships and help you feel more connected and happy in your life.
My goal is to help anyone who's struggling realize that it doesn't have to be so hard. I help build healthy coping skills and break the cycle of behavior patterns that aren't working, and learn to manage feelings and emotions so that they are not overwhelming. I specialize in Eating Disorders as well as depression and anxiety. I believe that we can work together to change, build better relationships and help you feel more connected and happy in your life.
(917) 746-8748 View (917) 746-8748
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Sadreika Williams
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC
Verified Verified
Teaneck, NJ 07666  (Online Only)
My approach to therapy is establishing rapport by creating a warm and safe environment for the client to be themselves and process presenting challenges. My practice is focused on assisting clients working through challenging moments and emotions instead of having the mindset of wanting to get rid of hardships and intense emotions. I use various psychological treatments such as CBT, psychodynamic, and mindfulness-based cognitive therapy to assist with managing emotions and life stressors.
My approach to therapy is establishing rapport by creating a warm and safe environment for the client to be themselves and process presenting challenges. My practice is focused on assisting clients working through challenging moments and emotions instead of having the mindset of wanting to get rid of hardships and intense emotions. I use various psychological treatments such as CBT, psychodynamic, and mindfulness-based cognitive therapy to assist with managing emotions and life stressors.
(201) 350-1615 View (201) 350-1615
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Jinwon Yeo
Counselor, MA, LPC, NCC
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Teaneck, NJ 07666
I focus on working towards goals, having control over strong feelings, recognizing triggers and properly dealing with them, improving confidence, revisiting the past and heal from it, working on altering destructive behaviors, building relationship skills, and working towards rebuilding bonds with others. I hope people can forgive or accept themselves as they are, be empowered to face and overcome their challenges in their lives with confidence, change their lives, and cultivate a more meaningful life through effective and collaborative counseling.
I focus on working towards goals, having control over strong feelings, recognizing triggers and properly dealing with them, improving confidence, revisiting the past and heal from it, working on altering destructive behaviors, building relationship skills, and working towards rebuilding bonds with others. I hope people can forgive or accept themselves as they are, be empowered to face and overcome their challenges in their lives with confidence, change their lives, and cultivate a more meaningful life through effective and collaborative counseling.
(551) 231-7628 View (551) 231-7628
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Joon Eui Lee
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC, NCC, MS, MPA
Verified Verified
Teaneck, NJ 07666
I am a Korean and English speaking Licensed Professional Counselor with more than 20 years of experience in the field of mental health, relationship and parenting children. In my practice I work with individuals, couples, and families.
I am a Korean and English speaking Licensed Professional Counselor with more than 20 years of experience in the field of mental health, relationship and parenting children. In my practice I work with individuals, couples, and families.
(201) 425-0889 View (201) 425-0889
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Caitlin Northern
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified Verified
Teaneck, NJ 07666
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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Marylin Granat
Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Verified Verified
Teaneck, NJ 07666
As a licensed clinician of 24 years and uppermost in my treatment is concern for my clients well being, their trust in me, and the use of my expertise in helping them become a well functioning individual. The issue of confidentiality is of prime importance in working with people. My motto is, 'the client first', and I work at their pace and use their needs to mutually assess, explore and cultivate treatment goals and options. On an as need basis I will contact other family members to carefully understand the family system and know the family world of the client.
As a licensed clinician of 24 years and uppermost in my treatment is concern for my clients well being, their trust in me, and the use of my expertise in helping them become a well functioning individual. The issue of confidentiality is of prime importance in working with people. My motto is, 'the client first', and I work at their pace and use their needs to mutually assess, explore and cultivate treatment goals and options. On an as need basis I will contact other family members to carefully understand the family system and know the family world of the client.
(201) 875-1053 View (201) 875-1053
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Linda Goldmintz
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, DSW, SEP
Verified Verified
Teaneck, NJ 07666
Life is filled with an array of demands and transitions which can often feel overwhelming. Perhaps you are struggling with a life change, a stressful relationship or trying to find greater personal fulfillment. Therapy can offer a supportive and containing space to explore what you want and need for yourself, as well as growing the relational connections in your life. By creating a safe space together, you can learn to identify your body's cues and thereby better master areas in your life that feel unsettled or stuck. The goal of our work together is to provide awareness, clarity, and healing thereby improving self regulated living.
Life is filled with an array of demands and transitions which can often feel overwhelming. Perhaps you are struggling with a life change, a stressful relationship or trying to find greater personal fulfillment. Therapy can offer a supportive and containing space to explore what you want and need for yourself, as well as growing the relational connections in your life. By creating a safe space together, you can learn to identify your body's cues and thereby better master areas in your life that feel unsettled or stuck. The goal of our work together is to provide awareness, clarity, and healing thereby improving self regulated living.
(201) 831-7836 View (201) 831-7836
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Paula & James Martin
Licensed Professional Counselor, MHS, LPC, NCC
Verified Verified
Teaneck, NJ 07666  (Online Only)
The mind is where everything is processed which determines how an individual thinks, believes, and reacts to the game of life. Blurred vision does not discriminate. It can allow unwanted thoughts to take over and set the individual on a path that is not demonstrating a "Beautiful Expression of Life". Everything starts and ends in the mind therefore, the life scripts of your mind (way of thinking) needs to be accountable to living life more abundantly and loving yourself. This premise is crucial as one navigates life's relationships of spirituality, family, vocation, and leisure.
The mind is where everything is processed which determines how an individual thinks, believes, and reacts to the game of life. Blurred vision does not discriminate. It can allow unwanted thoughts to take over and set the individual on a path that is not demonstrating a "Beautiful Expression of Life". Everything starts and ends in the mind therefore, the life scripts of your mind (way of thinking) needs to be accountable to living life more abundantly and loving yourself. This premise is crucial as one navigates life's relationships of spirituality, family, vocation, and leisure.
(551) 210-4707 View (551) 210-4707
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Temima Danzig, LCSW
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Teaneck, NJ 07666  (Online Only)
Does it feel like you've become an expert at reading therapists' profiles by now, but are still having trouble deciding who would be a good fit for you and your situation? You want someone knowledgeable and skilled, who is compassionate, but has a sense of humor. You need to feel comfortable talking about your private life, not to feel like you're in an uncomfortable stare-down. And most importantly, you need someone who will help you feel better, cope better, and understand yourself better.
Does it feel like you've become an expert at reading therapists' profiles by now, but are still having trouble deciding who would be a good fit for you and your situation? You want someone knowledgeable and skilled, who is compassionate, but has a sense of humor. You need to feel comfortable talking about your private life, not to feel like you're in an uncomfortable stare-down. And most importantly, you need someone who will help you feel better, cope better, and understand yourself better.
(201) 514-2518 View (201) 514-2518

How does your Therapist compare?

Number of Therapists in Teaneck, NJ

200+

Average cost per session

$180

Therapists in Teaneck, NJ who prioritize treating:

92% Anxiety
88% Depression
79% Relationship Issues
76% Self Esteem
65% Coping Skills
62% Grief
60% Trauma and PTSD

Average years in practice

14 Years

Top 3 insurances accepted

73% Aetna
53% Cigna and Evernorth
50% UnitedHealthcare UHC | UBH

How Therapists in Teaneck, NJ see their clients

77% In Person and Online
23% Online Only

Gender breakdown

73% Female
27% Male
FAQs - About Therapy and Counseling

How can I find a therapist in Teaneck?

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.