Therapists in Woodcliff Lake, NJ

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Lia Friedman
Counselor, LAC
Verified
Woodcliff Lake, NJ 07677
Lia Friedman is a Licensed Associate Counselor in New Jersey who has been practicing since 2021. Lia believes that we do not see things as they are, we see them as we are; that although you cannot completely avoid pain in life, you do not need to suffer as a consequence. In other words, our life experiences, including those that have been traumatic, shape how we see and interact with the world. Sometimes we get stuck in the injustice of our experience, but that does not help us heal or move forward. Lia offers a balanced combination of compassion, empathy and challenging with care when needed.
Lia Friedman is a Licensed Associate Counselor in New Jersey who has been practicing since 2021. Lia believes that we do not see things as they are, we see them as we are; that although you cannot completely avoid pain in life, you do not need to suffer as a consequence. In other words, our life experiences, including those that have been traumatic, shape how we see and interact with the world. Sometimes we get stuck in the injustice of our experience, but that does not help us heal or move forward. Lia offers a balanced combination of compassion, empathy and challenging with care when needed.
(551) 292-7398 View (551) 292-7398
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John Tarpinian
Psychologist, EdD
Verified
Woodcliff Lake, NJ 07677
I treat a wide range of emotional/behavior disorders of adults and adolescents. These include anxiety and panic attacks, depression and learned helplessness, as well as alcohol and substance abuse. I also specialize in treating self-esteem issues that revolve around self-doubt, and, feelings of worthlessness and inadequacy. The aim of our therapeutic work is to develop healthier behavior patterns and to improve the overall quality of your life on the road to becoming a more productive person.
I treat a wide range of emotional/behavior disorders of adults and adolescents. These include anxiety and panic attacks, depression and learned helplessness, as well as alcohol and substance abuse. I also specialize in treating self-esteem issues that revolve around self-doubt, and, feelings of worthlessness and inadequacy. The aim of our therapeutic work is to develop healthier behavior patterns and to improve the overall quality of your life on the road to becoming a more productive person.
(201) 870-4078 View (201) 870-4078
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C J (Carolyn) DeMarco
Counselor, LPC, NCC, CCTS-I
Verified
1 Endorsed
Woodcliff Lake, NJ 07677
As you begin your work toward inner peace and an understanding of yourself, others, and your environment, I am here to provide a safe space in which you will feel supported and encouraged. Whether you are facing life’s transitions and challenges, dealing with difficult relationships, or simply looking for someone to talk to, together we will discover which therapeutic techniques best help you to identify and reach your goals.
As you begin your work toward inner peace and an understanding of yourself, others, and your environment, I am here to provide a safe space in which you will feel supported and encouraged. Whether you are facing life’s transitions and challenges, dealing with difficult relationships, or simply looking for someone to talk to, together we will discover which therapeutic techniques best help you to identify and reach your goals.
(551) 282-1132 View (551) 282-1132
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Mucella Rose
Pre-Licensed Professional, LAC
Verified
Woodcliff Lake, NJ 07677
Mucella Rose is a Licensed Associate Counselor in New Jersey who has been practicing since 2021. Her educational background includes a Masters of Education in Mental Health Counseling and a Masters of Arts in Psychological Counseling from Teacher's College, Columbia University. Mucella also holds a Bachelor of Arts with a double major in Psychology and Arabic from Montclair State University. Mucella is a compassionate therapist dedicated to helping individuals on their journey of self-discovery and healing. She provides a safe and empathetic space for clients as they navigate their unique path to well-being.
Mucella Rose is a Licensed Associate Counselor in New Jersey who has been practicing since 2021. Her educational background includes a Masters of Education in Mental Health Counseling and a Masters of Arts in Psychological Counseling from Teacher's College, Columbia University. Mucella also holds a Bachelor of Arts with a double major in Psychology and Arabic from Montclair State University. Mucella is a compassionate therapist dedicated to helping individuals on their journey of self-discovery and healing. She provides a safe and empathetic space for clients as they navigate their unique path to well-being.
(551) 273-2348 View (551) 273-2348
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Maggie Franzetti
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LCSW
Verified
Woodcliff Lake, NJ 07677  (Online Only)
The complexities of our worlds create numerous opportunities for stress to overwhelm us. All stressors, regardless of intensity, can leave us feeling powerless and hopeless as they accumulate. This is especially true for children and adolescents, who are more susceptible to experiencing negative emotions and have yet to learn how to verbalize what they are feeling. My role as a therapist is to help individuals identify their stressors, understand how these stressors impact their overall well-being, and learn how to heal in a holistic way.
The complexities of our worlds create numerous opportunities for stress to overwhelm us. All stressors, regardless of intensity, can leave us feeling powerless and hopeless as they accumulate. This is especially true for children and adolescents, who are more susceptible to experiencing negative emotions and have yet to learn how to verbalize what they are feeling. My role as a therapist is to help individuals identify their stressors, understand how these stressors impact their overall well-being, and learn how to heal in a holistic way.
(551) 239-9880 View (551) 239-9880
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Margaret Olave
Psychologist, PhD
Verified
Woodcliff Lake, NJ 07677
ACCEPTING NEW CLIENTS!!! I am a firm believer that our past affects us, but it does not define us. My therapeutic approach is designed to understand where you come from while helping you work toward your future goals. I utilize various therapeutic techniques to engage my clients toward change and an insight-oriented lifepath. I strive to develop a strong therapeutic alliance with all my clients based on trustworthiness and transparency.
ACCEPTING NEW CLIENTS!!! I am a firm believer that our past affects us, but it does not define us. My therapeutic approach is designed to understand where you come from while helping you work toward your future goals. I utilize various therapeutic techniques to engage my clients toward change and an insight-oriented lifepath. I strive to develop a strong therapeutic alliance with all my clients based on trustworthiness and transparency.
(201) 645-4789 View (201) 645-4789
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Samantha Narins
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSEd, LMSW
Verified
Woodcliff Lake, NJ 07677  (Online Only)
We live in a technologically charged time, which can make it difficult to connect to one another, and sometimes even ourselves. My style is warm, humorous, laid back, and very much solution oriented. I integrate elements of different therapeutic modalities that cater to specific preferences and therapeutic needs, including CBT, DBT, Motivational Interviewing, Mindfulness, and Executive Function Coaching to support clients in structuring value driven lives, habits, and routines around what works and feels best for them so that personal and professional goals can achieved.
We live in a technologically charged time, which can make it difficult to connect to one another, and sometimes even ourselves. My style is warm, humorous, laid back, and very much solution oriented. I integrate elements of different therapeutic modalities that cater to specific preferences and therapeutic needs, including CBT, DBT, Motivational Interviewing, Mindfulness, and Executive Function Coaching to support clients in structuring value driven lives, habits, and routines around what works and feels best for them so that personal and professional goals can achieved.
(201) 701-2165 View (201) 701-2165
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Anna Flores Locke
Licensed Professional Counselor, PhD, LPC, ACS
Verified
Woodcliff Lake, NJ 07677
Trouble conceiving? Can't get pregnant? Feel isolated, alone, and ashamed? I've been there, I get it. Infertility is the beast that can ruin your life, your marriage, and your sense of self. Don't give up, until you become the mother you are meant to be. I am here for you every step of the way. The family building journey is hard, you need support, you need comfort, and most importantly you need a counselor who truly gets it. I'm proof that you can battle the infertility beast and win. I will show you how to do the same, and finding meaning in your pain. Your time is now! Don't give up and don't do it alone.
Trouble conceiving? Can't get pregnant? Feel isolated, alone, and ashamed? I've been there, I get it. Infertility is the beast that can ruin your life, your marriage, and your sense of self. Don't give up, until you become the mother you are meant to be. I am here for you every step of the way. The family building journey is hard, you need support, you need comfort, and most importantly you need a counselor who truly gets it. I'm proof that you can battle the infertility beast and win. I will show you how to do the same, and finding meaning in your pain. Your time is now! Don't give up and don't do it alone.
(201) 289-8790 View (201) 289-8790
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LeighAnn Albanese
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC
Verified
Woodcliff Lake, NJ 07677
Hello and welcome! I received my Master of Arts in Clinical and Counseling Psychology from William Paterson University. I am a Licensed Professional Counselor in the state of New Jersey and have trauma certifications. My experience includes both individual and group treatment. It takes courage to seek a happier, more fulfilling life and to take the first steps towards change. I am eager to assist you as you become more empowered and self aware, live more open and less afraid, become a better communicator, to identify and utilize effective coping skills, improve your self-esteem, set boundaries, and improve relationships.
Hello and welcome! I received my Master of Arts in Clinical and Counseling Psychology from William Paterson University. I am a Licensed Professional Counselor in the state of New Jersey and have trauma certifications. My experience includes both individual and group treatment. It takes courage to seek a happier, more fulfilling life and to take the first steps towards change. I am eager to assist you as you become more empowered and self aware, live more open and less afraid, become a better communicator, to identify and utilize effective coping skills, improve your self-esteem, set boundaries, and improve relationships.
(551) 303-6154 View (551) 303-6154
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Nadia Qadeer
Licensed Professional Counselor, MS, LPC, NCC
Verified
Woodcliff Lake, NJ 07677
I received my Masters of Science in Rehabilitation Counseling from Rutgers University, School of Health Professions and my Bachelors of Science in Behavior & Health from Boston University Sargent College in 2015. Throughout my academic and professional career, I have interned and worked in various healthcare settings. These experiences have granted me opportunities to learn from clients of diverse backgrounds, various ages, and complex life circumstances: from children in schools, to members of a nursing home and assisted living facility, to adults with psychiatric disabilities in a partial care facility with job training.
I received my Masters of Science in Rehabilitation Counseling from Rutgers University, School of Health Professions and my Bachelors of Science in Behavior & Health from Boston University Sargent College in 2015. Throughout my academic and professional career, I have interned and worked in various healthcare settings. These experiences have granted me opportunities to learn from clients of diverse backgrounds, various ages, and complex life circumstances: from children in schools, to members of a nursing home and assisted living facility, to adults with psychiatric disabilities in a partial care facility with job training.
(551) 239-8462 View (551) 239-8462
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Veronica Nealis
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC
Verified
Woodcliff Lake, NJ 07677
As a counselor, it is my job to see and understand people as individuals. To help people find the strength within that can so easily become forgotten. There are various schools of thought that I pull from such as REBT, CBT, and DBT depending on the needs of the individual. My approach is humanistic in nature, which means that the sessions are client driven. I believe the journey to wholeness starts with taking time for self-discovery. I enjoy empowering individuals to find and work through their barriers to success. This approach is used when working with adults and adolescents.
As a counselor, it is my job to see and understand people as individuals. To help people find the strength within that can so easily become forgotten. There are various schools of thought that I pull from such as REBT, CBT, and DBT depending on the needs of the individual. My approach is humanistic in nature, which means that the sessions are client driven. I believe the journey to wholeness starts with taking time for self-discovery. I enjoy empowering individuals to find and work through their barriers to success. This approach is used when working with adults and adolescents.
(551) 400-8632 View (551) 400-8632
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Christine Culbreth
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC
Verified
Woodcliff Lake, NJ 07677
Christine is a Licensed Associate Counselor, who has been practicing since 2013. She graduated from Seton Hall University with a Master's degree in Professional Counseling. Christine believes in a person-centered approach to therapy, an empathetic approach that empowers and motivates individuals to reach their potential. Christine also strongly believes in a mindfulness-based approach, encouraging clients to experience themselves and their feelings in the present. She often utilizes mindfulness-based CBT to address anxiety, depression, and other mood disorders.
Christine is a Licensed Associate Counselor, who has been practicing since 2013. She graduated from Seton Hall University with a Master's degree in Professional Counseling. Christine believes in a person-centered approach to therapy, an empathetic approach that empowers and motivates individuals to reach their potential. Christine also strongly believes in a mindfulness-based approach, encouraging clients to experience themselves and their feelings in the present. She often utilizes mindfulness-based CBT to address anxiety, depression, and other mood disorders.
(551) 356-8056 View (551) 356-8056
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Irena Tsapelas
Psychologist, PhD
Verified
Woodcliff Lake, NJ 07677
Irena Tsapelas is a Psychologist in New York who has been practicing since 2019. Irena has extensive research experience that informs her clinical work and experience treating clients. In her spare time, Irena enjoys music and travel.
Irena Tsapelas is a Psychologist in New York who has been practicing since 2019. Irena has extensive research experience that informs her clinical work and experience treating clients. In her spare time, Irena enjoys music and travel.
(201) 904-4533 View (201) 904-4533
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Lenore Millian
Psychologist, PhD, Author
Verified
Woodcliff Lake, NJ 07677  (Online Only)
How many times have you and your partner said, “You’re not understanding me!” Did you know that 3/4 of good communication skills is listening? Instead of listening, we are busy formulating responses in our minds … too busy to really LISTEN! Problems such as trust, intimacy and misunderstandings all stem from poor communication. You really don’t know what each other is thinking and feeling. My paper, “But I Do Talk to Strangers… YOU! How to Communicate with Your Partner” is the transformative guide that can turn your relationship around. I help you bridge the communication gap and restore intimacy and mutual respect.
How many times have you and your partner said, “You’re not understanding me!” Did you know that 3/4 of good communication skills is listening? Instead of listening, we are busy formulating responses in our minds … too busy to really LISTEN! Problems such as trust, intimacy and misunderstandings all stem from poor communication. You really don’t know what each other is thinking and feeling. My paper, “But I Do Talk to Strangers… YOU! How to Communicate with Your Partner” is the transformative guide that can turn your relationship around. I help you bridge the communication gap and restore intimacy and mutual respect.
(201) 582-2261 View (201) 582-2261
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Ron Packard
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified
Woodcliff Lake, NJ 07677
Ron Packard is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in New Jersey who has been practicing since 2016. Ron is passionate about helping clients explore possibilities, navigate change, and grow into their goals. He believes, at a fundamental level, working towards your goals is what supports an engaged and fulfilled life of vitality'it's in the journey. Ron has experience working alongside clients from a wide variety of ages, cultural backgrounds, and concerns they may bring to therapy. His approach as a clinician is collaborative, exploratory, supportive, and encouraging.
Ron Packard is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in New Jersey who has been practicing since 2016. Ron is passionate about helping clients explore possibilities, navigate change, and grow into their goals. He believes, at a fundamental level, working towards your goals is what supports an engaged and fulfilled life of vitality'it's in the journey. Ron has experience working alongside clients from a wide variety of ages, cultural backgrounds, and concerns they may bring to therapy. His approach as a clinician is collaborative, exploratory, supportive, and encouraging.
(201) 584-5834 View (201) 584-5834
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Tamsen Adams-Gallagher
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified
Woodcliff Lake, NJ 07677
Tamsen Adams-Gallagher is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in New Jersey who has been practicing since 2001. She has a Master's Degree in Social Work from Fordham University. Tamsen believes in meeting the client where they are, aligning with them and supporting their goals in treatment through a strengths-based perspective. She utilizes creative techniques to help clients engage in meaningful work.
Tamsen Adams-Gallagher is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in New Jersey who has been practicing since 2001. She has a Master's Degree in Social Work from Fordham University. Tamsen believes in meeting the client where they are, aligning with them and supporting their goals in treatment through a strengths-based perspective. She utilizes creative techniques to help clients engage in meaningful work.
(201) 494-2489 View (201) 494-2489
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Kelly Arendacs
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC
Verified
Woodcliff Lake, NJ 07677
Kelly Arendacs is a Licensed Professional Counselor, who has been practicing since 2015. She graduated from William Paterson Univeristy with a Master's of Education in Counseling. Kelly believes in listening and trust are the foundations of a therapeutic relationship. She is here to listen and work with anyone including young children through adulthood with a variety of struggles including depression, anxiety and ADHD. The experience in session will be supportive and guided with what you need and want. She will work together to get you where you want to be in life.
Kelly Arendacs is a Licensed Professional Counselor, who has been practicing since 2015. She graduated from William Paterson Univeristy with a Master's of Education in Counseling. Kelly believes in listening and trust are the foundations of a therapeutic relationship. She is here to listen and work with anyone including young children through adulthood with a variety of struggles including depression, anxiety and ADHD. The experience in session will be supportive and guided with what you need and want. She will work together to get you where you want to be in life.
(551) 266-5795 View (551) 266-5795
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Stanley M Spergel
Psychologist, PsyD
Verified
Woodcliff Lake, NJ 07677
Dr Stanley M. Spergel is a licensed psychologist, certified school psychologist and fellow of the American Orthopsychiatric Association with offices in Teaneck and Woodcliff Lake, New Jersey. He is the founding director of the Family Resource Center and has been in both group and individual private practice since 1981. Dr Spergel specializes in treating children, adolescents and adults using a variety of treatment modalities and has a special interest in hypnotherapy.
Dr Stanley M. Spergel is a licensed psychologist, certified school psychologist and fellow of the American Orthopsychiatric Association with offices in Teaneck and Woodcliff Lake, New Jersey. He is the founding director of the Family Resource Center and has been in both group and individual private practice since 1981. Dr Spergel specializes in treating children, adolescents and adults using a variety of treatment modalities and has a special interest in hypnotherapy.
(201) 391-8778 View (201) 391-8778
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Hannah Debbie Akerman
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, PhD, LCSW
Verified
Woodcliff Lake, NJ 07677
I believe in the uniqueness and strength of every human being and the interminable human spirit. Every individual has the innate right to feel safe, to feel loved and to feel validated. There are times when we feel that we are trapped, where hope does not appear, and the future is bleak. The steps to healing, to fulfillment, to leading the life that we want is within us. Together, therapist and client hold up the proverbial mirror, see what faces us and work on attainable goals designed to increase serenity, self- satisfaction and live the life we envision.
I believe in the uniqueness and strength of every human being and the interminable human spirit. Every individual has the innate right to feel safe, to feel loved and to feel validated. There are times when we feel that we are trapped, where hope does not appear, and the future is bleak. The steps to healing, to fulfillment, to leading the life that we want is within us. Together, therapist and client hold up the proverbial mirror, see what faces us and work on attainable goals designed to increase serenity, self- satisfaction and live the life we envision.
(845) 253-4844 View (845) 253-4844
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Lisa Medico
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified
Woodcliff Lake, NJ 07677
Lisa is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) in NJ with a Masters Degree in Clinical Social Work from Rutgers University. She is also a Certified Case Manager with 10 years experience in the medical field, which has exposed her to a very diverse range of clients, diagnoses, and social situations. Lisa is here to provide her clients with a safe, judgment-free space to explore and address any challenges they may be facing, or simply improve their lives and relationships proactively.
Lisa is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) in NJ with a Masters Degree in Clinical Social Work from Rutgers University. She is also a Certified Case Manager with 10 years experience in the medical field, which has exposed her to a very diverse range of clients, diagnoses, and social situations. Lisa is here to provide her clients with a safe, judgment-free space to explore and address any challenges they may be facing, or simply improve their lives and relationships proactively.
(201) 654-7409 View (201) 654-7409

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Number of Therapists in Woodcliff Lake, NJ

40+

Average cost per session

$200

Therapists in Woodcliff Lake, NJ who prioritize treating:

94% Depression
94% Anxiety
66% Relationship Issues
55% Grief
53% Self Esteem
53% Women's Issues
51% Coping Skills

Average years in practice

12 Years

Top 3 insurances accepted

92% Aetna
75% UnitedHealthcare UHC | UBH
71% BlueCross and BlueShield

How Therapists in Woodcliff Lake, NJ see their clients

90% In Person and Online
10% Online Only

Gender breakdown

84% Female
16% Male

FAQs - About Therapy and Counseling

How can I find a therapist in Woodcliff Lake?

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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.