Therapists in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, NY

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Comprehensive Counseling
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified Verified
Williamsburg, Brooklyn, NY 11249
Immediate Availability: 1199, Healthfirst, and Fidelis. Whether you're struggling with a particular issue or just can't shake the feeling that there should be more to life, we can help by providing you with the insight and tools you need to move beyond current obstacles. Comprehensive Counseling LCSWs is an affiliate company of LearnWell. We are a community based mental health practice where a diverse group of New York State licensed mental health professionals draw from a variety of therapeutic techniques to assist clients in achieving their treatment goals. We provide teletherapy sessions for maximum scheduling flexibility.
Immediate Availability: 1199, Healthfirst, and Fidelis. Whether you're struggling with a particular issue or just can't shake the feeling that there should be more to life, we can help by providing you with the insight and tools you need to move beyond current obstacles. Comprehensive Counseling LCSWs is an affiliate company of LearnWell. We are a community based mental health practice where a diverse group of New York State licensed mental health professionals draw from a variety of therapeutic techniques to assist clients in achieving their treatment goals. We provide teletherapy sessions for maximum scheduling flexibility.
(347) 906-6628 View (347) 906-6628
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Abbie Ruth - Expansive Therapy
Counselor, LCSW
Verified Verified
Williamsburg, Brooklyn, NY 11211  (Online Only)
I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in New York State. In my work I find it useful to draw on a variety of clinical perspectives as each client brings to the process a unique set of needs, strengths, and goals. I love helping clients get unstuck from the patterns they live and relive over and over, whether it be in their jobs, families, relationships, or even inside their own heads.
I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in New York State. In my work I find it useful to draw on a variety of clinical perspectives as each client brings to the process a unique set of needs, strengths, and goals. I love helping clients get unstuck from the patterns they live and relive over and over, whether it be in their jobs, families, relationships, or even inside their own heads.
(929) 242-5135 View (929) 242-5135
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Linden Van Cantfort
Pre-Licensed Professional
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Williamsburg, Brooklyn, NY 11201  (Online Only)
Linden Van Cantfort is a Pre-Licensed MFT Therapist with over eight months of experience in providing high-quality, inclusive, and trauma-informed therapy for adults and adolescents. She is a Certified Clinical Trauma Professional (CCTP) and a member of the American Association of Marriage and Family Therapists (AAMFT). She works with clients to dismantle limiting beliefs, heal from trauma, and create healthier narratives for themselves and their relationships.
Linden Van Cantfort is a Pre-Licensed MFT Therapist with over eight months of experience in providing high-quality, inclusive, and trauma-informed therapy for adults and adolescents. She is a Certified Clinical Trauma Professional (CCTP) and a member of the American Association of Marriage and Family Therapists (AAMFT). She works with clients to dismantle limiting beliefs, heal from trauma, and create healthier narratives for themselves and their relationships.
(347) 417-5762 View (347) 417-5762
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Stephenie Perez
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Williamsburg, Brooklyn, NY 11201  (Online Only)
I have five years of experience providing psychotherapy to the underserved population. My therapy style is strength and motivation focused. I believe that there is no hierarchy in therapy. We are just two beings coming together to work out a difficulty in your life. I am here to guide and provide you with insight and tools you need and sometimes didn’t know you had, to work through whatever it is you are struggling with.
I have five years of experience providing psychotherapy to the underserved population. My therapy style is strength and motivation focused. I believe that there is no hierarchy in therapy. We are just two beings coming together to work out a difficulty in your life. I am here to guide and provide you with insight and tools you need and sometimes didn’t know you had, to work through whatever it is you are struggling with.
(646) 762-0415 View (646) 762-0415
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Ashleigh Andersen
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified Verified
Williamsburg, Brooklyn, NY 11226  (Online Only)
Not accepting new clients
We are not made up of one isolated incident, but of many experiences over the course of a lifetime and because of that, one experience informs another. My practice takes a holistic approach in order to validate and support the complex and layered nature of human beings, which includes a strength-based, anti-oppression, and intersectional framework. Together, we can work on processing difficult feelings, remove any barriers to healing, and learn coping strategies that will foster resilience.
We are not made up of one isolated incident, but of many experiences over the course of a lifetime and because of that, one experience informs another. My practice takes a holistic approach in order to validate and support the complex and layered nature of human beings, which includes a strength-based, anti-oppression, and intersectional framework. Together, we can work on processing difficult feelings, remove any barriers to healing, and learn coping strategies that will foster resilience.
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Stefania Mogavero
Counselor, MA, LMHC
Verified Verified
3 Endorsed
Williamsburg, Brooklyn, NY 11249  (Online Only)
As a therapist guided by compassion and insight, my mission is to provide a safe and collaborative space where clients can explore the depths of their inner world with curiosity. I believe the connection between therapist and client to be invaluable in setting the foundation for therapy. I am dedicated to walking alongside my clients as they navigate challenges of life, heal from past wounds, and make progress towards their best selves. I have experience supporting LGBTQIA+ and BIPOC individuals, as well as interethnic and interracial couples through a variety of concerns, such as anxiety, identity, and relationship issues.
As a therapist guided by compassion and insight, my mission is to provide a safe and collaborative space where clients can explore the depths of their inner world with curiosity. I believe the connection between therapist and client to be invaluable in setting the foundation for therapy. I am dedicated to walking alongside my clients as they navigate challenges of life, heal from past wounds, and make progress towards their best selves. I have experience supporting LGBTQIA+ and BIPOC individuals, as well as interethnic and interracial couples through a variety of concerns, such as anxiety, identity, and relationship issues.
(347) 342-1329 View (347) 342-1329
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Morgan (Ana) Daffron
Marriage & Family Therapist, MS, LMFT
Verified Verified
Williamsburg, Brooklyn, NY 11201
Specializing in supporting women who have faced trauma stemming from domestic violence, separation/divorce, childhood neglect/abuse, and workplace mistreatment, I recognize the profound impact these experiences can have on one's sense of identity and direction. Whether you've lost yourself in these experiences or are discovering yourself anew, my focus is on helping you find meaning in your journey and guiding you toward a positive future. If you're seeking to build confidence in decision-making, establish boundaries, and cultivate a loving relationship with yourself, I'm here to collaborate on your path to healing.
Specializing in supporting women who have faced trauma stemming from domestic violence, separation/divorce, childhood neglect/abuse, and workplace mistreatment, I recognize the profound impact these experiences can have on one's sense of identity and direction. Whether you've lost yourself in these experiences or are discovering yourself anew, my focus is on helping you find meaning in your journey and guiding you toward a positive future. If you're seeking to build confidence in decision-making, establish boundaries, and cultivate a loving relationship with yourself, I'm here to collaborate on your path to healing.
(516) 928-6455 View (516) 928-6455
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Queen Ravenden
Art Therapist, R-DMT, LCAT
Verified Verified
Williamsburg, Brooklyn, NY 11212  (Online Only)
Greetings and peace to you, divine being. I am a black, caribbean american, creative arts therapist providing safe, affirming, uplifting, and holistic healing. My therapeutic style uses a strength-based approach while incorporating creative art therapy techniques and catering to the balance & overall wellbeing of the mind, body, & soul. I work with individuals to overcome low self-esteem, self-doubt, anxiety, past traumas, and depression using creative arts therapy.
Greetings and peace to you, divine being. I am a black, caribbean american, creative arts therapist providing safe, affirming, uplifting, and holistic healing. My therapeutic style uses a strength-based approach while incorporating creative art therapy techniques and catering to the balance & overall wellbeing of the mind, body, & soul. I work with individuals to overcome low self-esteem, self-doubt, anxiety, past traumas, and depression using creative arts therapy.
(646) 630-7810 View (646) 630-7810
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Amy Lenclos
Counselor, MA, LMHC
Verified Verified
2 Endorsed
Williamsburg, Brooklyn, NY 11201
I specialize in women’s mental health and wellness across the lifespan and work with clients on areas such as anxiety, depression, relationship and family issues, work/career identity and balance, stress management, reproductive and perinatal mood and anxiety disorders (PMAD), parenting issues, bereavement, academic challenges and existential issues.
I specialize in women’s mental health and wellness across the lifespan and work with clients on areas such as anxiety, depression, relationship and family issues, work/career identity and balance, stress management, reproductive and perinatal mood and anxiety disorders (PMAD), parenting issues, bereavement, academic challenges and existential issues.
(347) 875-6709 View (347) 875-6709
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Amy Mazur
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified Verified
Williamsburg, Brooklyn, NY 11201
As humans, we all have an innate need for personal growth. As I see it, many of us live with a feeling that we have either been standing in one place for too long, or our lives around us are changing at a pace that we cannot control. In either event, it's common to feel overwhelmed, scared, anxious or depressed. However, these life events and circumstances can be amazing opportunities for growth.
As humans, we all have an innate need for personal growth. As I see it, many of us live with a feeling that we have either been standing in one place for too long, or our lives around us are changing at a pace that we cannot control. In either event, it's common to feel overwhelmed, scared, anxious or depressed. However, these life events and circumstances can be amazing opportunities for growth.
(917) 722-4744 View (917) 722-4744
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Mackinson Exilus
Counselor, LMHC
Verified Verified
Williamsburg, Brooklyn, NY 11206  (Online Only)
Mack uses a holistic, creative and collaborative approach with his clients, ranging from person centered, Reality Therapy, ACT and other empirical methods. He believes that healing is an ongoing process. “Clients are experts of self and I help them gain more insight on undiscovered paths of their journey.” Mack guides clients to explore topics not limited to trauma, depression, relationships and anxiety.
Mack uses a holistic, creative and collaborative approach with his clients, ranging from person centered, Reality Therapy, ACT and other empirical methods. He believes that healing is an ongoing process. “Clients are experts of self and I help them gain more insight on undiscovered paths of their journey.” Mack guides clients to explore topics not limited to trauma, depression, relationships and anxiety.
(347) 695-8297 View (347) 695-8297
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Sus Spieler
Art Therapist, LCAT, ATR, MPS
Verified Verified
Williamsburg, Brooklyn, NY 11206
Art therapy uses the creative process to give visual shape to thoughts, feelings and experiences that may be difficult to put into words. Collaboratively, we can identify goals and use visual art as well as talk therapy to promote insight, development of coping strategies, and stress management. As a non-binary therapist, shared experiences allow us to establish a trusting therapeutic relationship as we connect with someone who understands our unique needs, enabling growth through self-expression, self-awareness, and self-empowerment.
Art therapy uses the creative process to give visual shape to thoughts, feelings and experiences that may be difficult to put into words. Collaboratively, we can identify goals and use visual art as well as talk therapy to promote insight, development of coping strategies, and stress management. As a non-binary therapist, shared experiences allow us to establish a trusting therapeutic relationship as we connect with someone who understands our unique needs, enabling growth through self-expression, self-awareness, and self-empowerment.
(929) 416-2161 View (929) 416-2161
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Michael Goldman
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW-R
Verified Verified
2 Endorsed
Williamsburg, Brooklyn, NY 11201  (Online Only)
Anxious? Depressed? Lack motivation? Do you question your life's purpose, what brings you joy and why achieving it is such a struggle? Are you experiencing re-entry anxiety? Are your relationships always a challenge? Do you find yourself repeating patterns that consistently don't work? Are you sick and tired of being sick and tired? I have been engaging with clients for over 15 years, in an open conversational manner to assist them in identifying and addressing the source of these concerns, to decrease their symptoms so that they can get more joy out of life and have fuller more meaningful relationships.
Anxious? Depressed? Lack motivation? Do you question your life's purpose, what brings you joy and why achieving it is such a struggle? Are you experiencing re-entry anxiety? Are your relationships always a challenge? Do you find yourself repeating patterns that consistently don't work? Are you sick and tired of being sick and tired? I have been engaging with clients for over 15 years, in an open conversational manner to assist them in identifying and addressing the source of these concerns, to decrease their symptoms so that they can get more joy out of life and have fuller more meaningful relationships.
(646) 846-8278 View (646) 846-8278
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The Center for Integrated Grief
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, FT
Verified Verified
Williamsburg, Brooklyn, NY 11201  (Online Only)
Are you seeking relief for loss of a loved one? Do you feel deep in grief? Are you a stressed out caregiver? Coping with chronic illness? Processing feelings in a safe environment can improve your improve your sleep and help you find a feeling of security. I have an advanced certification in grief counseling and am a fellow in Thanatology, the study of death, dying and bereavement. Thanatology encompasses grief models and theories.
Are you seeking relief for loss of a loved one? Do you feel deep in grief? Are you a stressed out caregiver? Coping with chronic illness? Processing feelings in a safe environment can improve your improve your sleep and help you find a feeling of security. I have an advanced certification in grief counseling and am a fellow in Thanatology, the study of death, dying and bereavement. Thanatology encompasses grief models and theories.
(646) 846-9332 View (646) 846-9332
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Mavis Smith
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, SIFI, PhD, Student
Verified Verified
Williamsburg, Brooklyn, NY 11256  (Online Only)
Hi! I am Mavis Smith. I have worked as a Forensic Social Worker and Licensed Psychotherapist in a number of settings including Brooklyn Family Court, outpatient substance abuse clinics, CpEp (Psychiatric ER), Adult and Pediatric Emergency rooms, and med-surg units in the best hospitals across New York State. I have provided individual psychotherapy both virtually and in-person; focused on creating a welcoming atmosphere for your thoughts. Academically, I earned my master's degree in Social Work at New York University-Silver School of Social Work, equipping me with the knowledge and skills to provide effective clinical support.
Hi! I am Mavis Smith. I have worked as a Forensic Social Worker and Licensed Psychotherapist in a number of settings including Brooklyn Family Court, outpatient substance abuse clinics, CpEp (Psychiatric ER), Adult and Pediatric Emergency rooms, and med-surg units in the best hospitals across New York State. I have provided individual psychotherapy both virtually and in-person; focused on creating a welcoming atmosphere for your thoughts. Academically, I earned my master's degree in Social Work at New York University-Silver School of Social Work, equipping me with the knowledge and skills to provide effective clinical support.
(718) 395-2460 View (718) 395-2460
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Alison Mindlin
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified Verified
Williamsburg, Brooklyn, NY 11211  (Online Only)
I specialize in working with those experiencing stress, anxiety and/or depression during any point in the transition to parenthood. Whether you are trying to conceive, have recently had a baby, are parenting a young child, or have experienced a loss, I will provide support, psychoeducation and space to explore the ways your life has changed.
I specialize in working with those experiencing stress, anxiety and/or depression during any point in the transition to parenthood. Whether you are trying to conceive, have recently had a baby, are parenting a young child, or have experienced a loss, I will provide support, psychoeducation and space to explore the ways your life has changed.
(862) 289-6065 View (862) 289-6065
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Joan Avedisian
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified Verified
Williamsburg, Brooklyn, NY 11201  (Online Only)
A critical starting point in treatment is to listen, carefully, to a client’s story - what the client identifies as pressing concerns and what they hope to get out of treatment. From there, we begin the journey. My aim is to partner with clients to enhance internal and external resources. My role is to guide and support them on the road to change. In this process, I draw from broad experience and training, diagnostic skills honed by longstanding work with individuals struggling with a wide range of emotional difficulties. The process develops a clear plan and a clear destination.
A critical starting point in treatment is to listen, carefully, to a client’s story - what the client identifies as pressing concerns and what they hope to get out of treatment. From there, we begin the journey. My aim is to partner with clients to enhance internal and external resources. My role is to guide and support them on the road to change. In this process, I draw from broad experience and training, diagnostic skills honed by longstanding work with individuals struggling with a wide range of emotional difficulties. The process develops a clear plan and a clear destination.
(646) 906-9113 View (646) 906-9113
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Brina Teitz
Counselor, LMHC, MA
Verified Verified
Williamsburg, Brooklyn, NY 11249  (Online Only)
Recognizing the need for help is a difficult task. Committing to therapy can be even harder, but can help improve your life. When you are ready, I am here! I am passionate about working with children, adolescents, adults, parents, and families to help overcome challenges and strive to heal! I am here to help you confront and process overwhelming emotions that often cause us to feel alone and defeated. I am here to help you find comfort by building self-compassion, self-forgiveness, and a deeper understanding of yourself!
Recognizing the need for help is a difficult task. Committing to therapy can be even harder, but can help improve your life. When you are ready, I am here! I am passionate about working with children, adolescents, adults, parents, and families to help overcome challenges and strive to heal! I am here to help you confront and process overwhelming emotions that often cause us to feel alone and defeated. I am here to help you find comfort by building self-compassion, self-forgiveness, and a deeper understanding of yourself!
(914) 810-9866 View (914) 810-9866
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Mens Therapy - Amos Fisher
MA, MT-BC, CAT-LP
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Williamsburg, Brooklyn, NY 11211
Feeling uncertain, frustrated, or exhausted? Are these emotions starting to feel overwhelming? In times of heightened uncertainty, resilience becomes paramount, often stemming from self-awareness and self-acceptance. Through therapy, we embark on a journey to cultivate empathy, enhance self-expression, and foster compassion within ourselves. Additionally, we learn to establish and honor our boundaries while nurturing the relationships that provide us with support. I strongly believe that therapy should be engaging and dynamic, creating a space where growth and transformation can flourish.
Feeling uncertain, frustrated, or exhausted? Are these emotions starting to feel overwhelming? In times of heightened uncertainty, resilience becomes paramount, often stemming from self-awareness and self-acceptance. Through therapy, we embark on a journey to cultivate empathy, enhance self-expression, and foster compassion within ourselves. Additionally, we learn to establish and honor our boundaries while nurturing the relationships that provide us with support. I strongly believe that therapy should be engaging and dynamic, creating a space where growth and transformation can flourish.
(646) 713-1139 View (646) 713-1139
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Suzanne Eng
Pre-Licensed Professional
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Williamsburg, Brooklyn, NY 11249
I offer a gentle space for you to bring your thoughts and feelings without judgment. In session, we can collaborate and I can offer a fresh perspective for your feelings and thoughts. I offer CBT and emotionally focused therapy techniques to help ease the pain and discomfort you may be feeling. We can together examine your thinking using psychodynamic methods which supports your emotional well being. I promote autonomy and independence as well as exploring your family connections. Understanding how you connect with others oftentimes involves understanding yourself. In this space, I hope to help you know yourself better.
I offer a gentle space for you to bring your thoughts and feelings without judgment. In session, we can collaborate and I can offer a fresh perspective for your feelings and thoughts. I offer CBT and emotionally focused therapy techniques to help ease the pain and discomfort you may be feeling. We can together examine your thinking using psychodynamic methods which supports your emotional well being. I promote autonomy and independence as well as exploring your family connections. Understanding how you connect with others oftentimes involves understanding yourself. In this space, I hope to help you know yourself better.
(347) 826-1676 View (347) 826-1676

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Number of Therapists in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, NY

800+

Average cost per session

$190

Therapists in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, NY who prioritize treating:

97% Anxiety
91% Depression
76% Relationship Issues
74% Life Transitions
73% Stress
69% Trauma and PTSD
66% Self Esteem

Average years in practice

10 Years

Top 3 insurances accepted

84% Aetna
65% Cigna and Evernorth
43% UnitedHealthcare UHC | UBH

How Therapists in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, NY see their clients

55% Online Only
45% In Person and Online

Gender breakdown

78% Female
20% Male
2% Non-Binary
FAQs - About Therapy and Counseling

How can I find a therapist in Williamsburg, Brooklyn?

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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.