Therapists in Manhasset, NY

Photo of Dr. Mitch and Lisa Marriages/Couples Workshops in Manhasset, NY
Dr. Mitch and Lisa Marriages/Couples Workshops
PsyD, MSW, Life, Coach
Verified Verified
Manhasset, NY 11030
Relationships in Crisis: We Have Several Private Couples/Marriage Workshops & Individual Sessions, in order to Rapidly Accelerate Your Healing & Your Communication Process (Traditional 45 min. session Simply Does Not Work). During these 2 to 4 weeks, we will see both of you Together & Individually, as well as Help each of you Learn the Art of Empathy, Sensitivity & Compassion. These Workshops are Informative & Powerful, in order to Accelerate the Healing Process & Stop any further Damage from Occurring. In Addition, Our Success RATE is 85% of Our Couples that have Successfully Completed Our Couples Workshops or Alcohol Treatment.
Relationships in Crisis: We Have Several Private Couples/Marriage Workshops & Individual Sessions, in order to Rapidly Accelerate Your Healing & Your Communication Process (Traditional 45 min. session Simply Does Not Work). During these 2 to 4 weeks, we will see both of you Together & Individually, as well as Help each of you Learn the Art of Empathy, Sensitivity & Compassion. These Workshops are Informative & Powerful, in order to Accelerate the Healing Process & Stop any further Damage from Occurring. In Addition, Our Success RATE is 85% of Our Couples that have Successfully Completed Our Couples Workshops or Alcohol Treatment.
(516) 614-4354 View (516) 614-4354
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Eliana Bock
Licensed Master Social Worker, LMSW
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Manhasset, NY 11030
Available for immediate in person sessions. As a licensed social worker, I work with children, adolescents, and adults to foster positive change. My approach is rooted in creating a therapeutic space where clients feel supported and comfortable. I prioritize building a collaborative therapeutic relationship, ensuring a safe environment that encourages open communication. I specialize in Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, solution-focused therapy, play therapy, and family therapy. This allows me to tailor interventions to each client's unique needs, values, and goals.
Available for immediate in person sessions. As a licensed social worker, I work with children, adolescents, and adults to foster positive change. My approach is rooted in creating a therapeutic space where clients feel supported and comfortable. I prioritize building a collaborative therapeutic relationship, ensuring a safe environment that encourages open communication. I specialize in Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, solution-focused therapy, play therapy, and family therapy. This allows me to tailor interventions to each client's unique needs, values, and goals.
(516) 928-5441 View (516) 928-5441
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Evan Auguste
Pre-Licensed Professional, PhD
Verified Verified
Manhasset, NY 11030  (Online Only)
Not accepting new clients
I contribute to the disruption of the idea that our people are “broken” and in need of being “fixed.” Many of you have spent your life tending to your own emotional and physical needs the best way that you know how, and I believe I can be a supportive guide to deepen that journey. I will collaborate with you to set goals, process pain, and promote your optimal wellness.
I contribute to the disruption of the idea that our people are “broken” and in need of being “fixed.” Many of you have spent your life tending to your own emotional and physical needs the best way that you know how, and I believe I can be a supportive guide to deepen that journey. I will collaborate with you to set goals, process pain, and promote your optimal wellness.
(516) 908-5947 View (516) 908-5947
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Andrea Macari
Psychologist, PhD, ABPP
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Manhasset, NY 11030
Are you struggling with depression, anxiety, sexual dysfunction, or relationship issues? Regardless of the severity of your problems, I am confident that I can help. Often clients are reluctant to contact a psychologist because they are afraid of what to expect. Meeting with me is in many ways like talking to a knowledgeable, good friend. You will quickly see that I love being a clinical psychologist. I limit the number of clients I see each week so that each person receives the optimal level of personalized care.
Are you struggling with depression, anxiety, sexual dysfunction, or relationship issues? Regardless of the severity of your problems, I am confident that I can help. Often clients are reluctant to contact a psychologist because they are afraid of what to expect. Meeting with me is in many ways like talking to a knowledgeable, good friend. You will quickly see that I love being a clinical psychologist. I limit the number of clients I see each week so that each person receives the optimal level of personalized care.
(516) 360-2360 View (516) 360-2360
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Kane Psychology PLLC
Psychologist, PhD
Verified Verified
2 Endorsed
Manhasset, NY 11030
We are a group practice focused on providing excellent clinical care to children, adolsecents, and adults. As founder and owner of Kane Psychology, Fallon Kane has been working with families in the area for six years. Dr. Kane completed her Clinical Psychology Ph.D at the Derner School of Psychology, with a concentration in child and family studies. Vivan Giang, Noelle Watters, Joshua Glazer, and Meg Kane form the rest of the team, and are supervised by Dr. Kane. At Kane Psychology, we pride ourselves on having a warm, empathetic approach which quickly allows young people to feel at ease and fully engage in the therapeutic process.
We are a group practice focused on providing excellent clinical care to children, adolsecents, and adults. As founder and owner of Kane Psychology, Fallon Kane has been working with families in the area for six years. Dr. Kane completed her Clinical Psychology Ph.D at the Derner School of Psychology, with a concentration in child and family studies. Vivan Giang, Noelle Watters, Joshua Glazer, and Meg Kane form the rest of the team, and are supervised by Dr. Kane. At Kane Psychology, we pride ourselves on having a warm, empathetic approach which quickly allows young people to feel at ease and fully engage in the therapeutic process.
(516) 447-8463 View (516) 447-8463
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Andrea Macari
Psychologist, PhD, ABPP
Verified Verified
Manhasset, NY 11030
Perhaps, you are experiencing some difficulties in your life or are struggling with mental illness. Regardless of the severity of your problems, I am confident that I can help. Often clients are reluctant to contact a psychologist because they are afraid of what to expect. Meeting with me is in many ways like talking to a knowledgeable, good friend. You will quickly see that I love being a clinical psychologist and I love working with clients. I limit the number of clients I see each week so that each person receives the optimal level of personalized care.
Perhaps, you are experiencing some difficulties in your life or are struggling with mental illness. Regardless of the severity of your problems, I am confident that I can help. Often clients are reluctant to contact a psychologist because they are afraid of what to expect. Meeting with me is in many ways like talking to a knowledgeable, good friend. You will quickly see that I love being a clinical psychologist and I love working with clients. I limit the number of clients I see each week so that each person receives the optimal level of personalized care.
(516) 693-2261 View (516) 693-2261
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June Doyle
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW-R, PD
Verified Verified
Manhasset, NY 11030
I am a practicing Licensed Clinical Social Worker with years of experience in treating individuals and couples as well as families incorporating recognized clinical modalities based on client's needs assessment to address client's identified issues and goals. Additionally, I have over 20 years of college career counseling experience. I am a certified yoga instructor and will offer clients yoga postures and guided meditation that support treatment goals. I am experienced and comfortable working with clients from diverse cultural and ethnic backgrounds.
I am a practicing Licensed Clinical Social Worker with years of experience in treating individuals and couples as well as families incorporating recognized clinical modalities based on client's needs assessment to address client's identified issues and goals. Additionally, I have over 20 years of college career counseling experience. I am a certified yoga instructor and will offer clients yoga postures and guided meditation that support treatment goals. I am experienced and comfortable working with clients from diverse cultural and ethnic backgrounds.
(516) 537-9084 View (516) 537-9084
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Jennifer Giarraputo
Counselor, LMHC
Verified Verified
Manhasset, NY 11030  (Online Only)
Working outside of my comfort zone and intervening compassionately with clients who are ready to explore their emotions and personal growth, is something I look forward to each day . I enjoy the opportunity to see the world from her clients’ point of view and offer reflections and support that help clients work towards emotional and mental wellbeing.
Working outside of my comfort zone and intervening compassionately with clients who are ready to explore their emotions and personal growth, is something I look forward to each day . I enjoy the opportunity to see the world from her clients’ point of view and offer reflections and support that help clients work towards emotional and mental wellbeing.
(516) 862-3698 View (516) 862-3698
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Bianca Kattan
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Manhasset, NY 11030  (Online Only)
Create positive & healthy changes in your life. You have taken a courageous step toward healing. Whether you have relationship issues, family conflicts, fears, anxiety, panic, trauma, depression, bottled up frustration and insecurities, you will gain concrete skills to manage them IMMEDIATELY. If you feel marginalized because of sexual orientation, being an immigrant, having disabilities or feel like an outsider, you will be heard, empowered and taught to be self protective. I work with the LGBTQ community. Those dealing with chronic pain, infertility and adoption, integrating a mind-body approach. I am fluent in Hebrew and Arabic.
Create positive & healthy changes in your life. You have taken a courageous step toward healing. Whether you have relationship issues, family conflicts, fears, anxiety, panic, trauma, depression, bottled up frustration and insecurities, you will gain concrete skills to manage them IMMEDIATELY. If you feel marginalized because of sexual orientation, being an immigrant, having disabilities or feel like an outsider, you will be heard, empowered and taught to be self protective. I work with the LGBTQ community. Those dealing with chronic pain, infertility and adoption, integrating a mind-body approach. I am fluent in Hebrew and Arabic.
(646) 490-9982 View (646) 490-9982
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Jennifer Atencio-Bacayon
Psychologist, PhD
Verified Verified
16 Endorsed
Manhasset, NY 11030
I have immediate openings to assist those that need assistance during this difficult time.. I offer tele-therapy through private and secure video and/or phone sessions. Contact us for a free 10 minute consultation to gain a preliminary understanding of your situation and concerns. .We can help guide you to get appropriate support and resources.
I have immediate openings to assist those that need assistance during this difficult time.. I offer tele-therapy through private and secure video and/or phone sessions. Contact us for a free 10 minute consultation to gain a preliminary understanding of your situation and concerns. .We can help guide you to get appropriate support and resources.
(347) 809-6140 View (347) 809-6140
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Jean Milliken-Sabol Anxiety Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Manhasset, NY 11030  (Online Only)
Anxiety causes stress on your mind and body. You can experience chronic worry, fear and bodily sensations such as headache, chest tightening, dizziness, short of breath, stomachaches and heart palpitations. I specialize in treating anxiety so that people can find relief and build their life in a meaningful way. Women in early to mid adulthood face a unique set of challenges such as stress in their career, relationships, partners, friendships, home life and families. I help women sort through the stress and anxiety to find clarity and calm.
Anxiety causes stress on your mind and body. You can experience chronic worry, fear and bodily sensations such as headache, chest tightening, dizziness, short of breath, stomachaches and heart palpitations. I specialize in treating anxiety so that people can find relief and build their life in a meaningful way. Women in early to mid adulthood face a unique set of challenges such as stress in their career, relationships, partners, friendships, home life and families. I help women sort through the stress and anxiety to find clarity and calm.
(516) 614-4887 View (516) 614-4887
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Krista Altman
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MA, LCSW-R
Verified Verified
Manhasset, NY 11030
I have worked in Mental Health for 20 years. I have experience in a diverse range of settings. I’ve helped justice involved individuals, street homeless, severe issues in acute care, persistent mental illness on a community level and those struggling with trauma, addiction, in adolescents through late adulthood.
I have worked in Mental Health for 20 years. I have experience in a diverse range of settings. I’ve helped justice involved individuals, street homeless, severe issues in acute care, persistent mental illness on a community level and those struggling with trauma, addiction, in adolescents through late adulthood.
(516) 518-5782 View (516) 518-5782
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Radhalisa Zarzuela
Counselor, LMHC
Verified Verified
4 Endorsed
Manhasset, NY 11030  (Online Only)
Welcome to therapy! It takes a level of courage, resilience, and empowerment to get here. I am a trauma-informed licensed mental health clinician working with adolescents, young adults, and the adult population. I specialize in supporting survivors of intimate partner violence and domestic violence. I also work with individuals struggling with anxiety, depression, trauma, PTSD, low self-esteem, and personality disorders. I truly believe that in working through these struggles, a client needs to be supported and encouraged to freely voice their thoughts, feelings, and emotions in a nonjudgemental, caring, and open space.
Welcome to therapy! It takes a level of courage, resilience, and empowerment to get here. I am a trauma-informed licensed mental health clinician working with adolescents, young adults, and the adult population. I specialize in supporting survivors of intimate partner violence and domestic violence. I also work with individuals struggling with anxiety, depression, trauma, PTSD, low self-esteem, and personality disorders. I truly believe that in working through these struggles, a client needs to be supported and encouraged to freely voice their thoughts, feelings, and emotions in a nonjudgemental, caring, and open space.
(516) 908-5598 View (516) 908-5598
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Comprehensive Counseling LCSW, PLLC
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW-R
Verified Verified
Manhasset, NY 11030
About Comprehensive Counseling LCSWs: 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. Accessibility, service and professionalism are the key elements of our success.
About Comprehensive Counseling LCSWs: 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. Accessibility, service and professionalism are the key elements of our success.
(516) 279-2801 View (516) 279-2801
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Amy Olshever
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, PhD, LCSW
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Manhasset, NY 11030  (Online Only)
I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with over 25 years of experience helping individuals and families cope with grief, loss and trauma; and chronic and terminal illnesses and their impact on families. I have helped my clients address a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, relationship issues, parenting problems and career challenges. I have advanced training in Complicated Grief Treatment, EMDR, EFT and Mindful Self-Compassion. Therapy happens in relationship so I adopt a style of warm interaction, respect, sensitivity, and compassion while supporting you to grow and develop effective coping strategies.
I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with over 25 years of experience helping individuals and families cope with grief, loss and trauma; and chronic and terminal illnesses and their impact on families. I have helped my clients address a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, relationship issues, parenting problems and career challenges. I have advanced training in Complicated Grief Treatment, EMDR, EFT and Mindful Self-Compassion. Therapy happens in relationship so I adopt a style of warm interaction, respect, sensitivity, and compassion while supporting you to grow and develop effective coping strategies.
(516) 847-5886 View (516) 847-5886
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Jean Milliken-Sabol Maternal Mental Health
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified Verified
Manhasset, NY 11030  (Online Only)
I understand the whirl wind that motherhood is. The challenges of identity, roles shifting, work, household, children and a social life can be overwhelming. Infertility, miscarriage, pregnancy, birth, postpartum, and being a mother all leads to hormonal shifts, trauma, and changes that can cause depression, anxiety and intrusive thoughts. It is a normal reaction to what you have been through but none the less, distressing. You don't need to feel alone with your thoughts. We are a safe non judgmental space to see that your experience is normal. There is help to change how you are feeling.
I understand the whirl wind that motherhood is. The challenges of identity, roles shifting, work, household, children and a social life can be overwhelming. Infertility, miscarriage, pregnancy, birth, postpartum, and being a mother all leads to hormonal shifts, trauma, and changes that can cause depression, anxiety and intrusive thoughts. It is a normal reaction to what you have been through but none the less, distressing. You don't need to feel alone with your thoughts. We are a safe non judgmental space to see that your experience is normal. There is help to change how you are feeling.
(516) 774-1722 View (516) 774-1722
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Alexandra Berger
Counselor, LMHC, RPT
Verified Verified
Manhasset, NY 11030  (Online Only)
“In any given moment, we have two options: to step forward into growth or step back into safety” (Maslow). Moving through the stages of life doesn’t always go as we expect. I am a Licensed Mental Health Counselor with experience working with children, adolescents and adults. I want to support you and your family through the difficult stages of life. Whether you are a younger person, parent, spouse, or an adult seeking clarity in your life, I am here to support you.
“In any given moment, we have two options: to step forward into growth or step back into safety” (Maslow). Moving through the stages of life doesn’t always go as we expect. I am a Licensed Mental Health Counselor with experience working with children, adolescents and adults. I want to support you and your family through the difficult stages of life. Whether you are a younger person, parent, spouse, or an adult seeking clarity in your life, I am here to support you.
(631) 257-3573 View (631) 257-3573
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Viviam Ruiz Villalobos
Counselor, LMHC
Verified Verified
Manhasset, NY 11030  (Online Only)
Do you find yourself struggling with the same issues over and over again only to be left feeling overwhelmed? Congratulations on taking the first step in your journey of healing! Finding a psychotherapist that is a right fit to assist you in this process is crucial. Providing you a safe, non-judgmental, & supportive environment where you can truly express yourself as we explore your goals together. I believe the person is to be treated as a whole-mind, body, soul to promote overall wellness. I offer an eclectic form of psychotherapeutic modalities to personalize each client’s treatment plan according to their needs.
Do you find yourself struggling with the same issues over and over again only to be left feeling overwhelmed? Congratulations on taking the first step in your journey of healing! Finding a psychotherapist that is a right fit to assist you in this process is crucial. Providing you a safe, non-judgmental, & supportive environment where you can truly express yourself as we explore your goals together. I believe the person is to be treated as a whole-mind, body, soul to promote overall wellness. I offer an eclectic form of psychotherapeutic modalities to personalize each client’s treatment plan according to their needs.
(516) 309-4958 View (516) 309-4958
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Maryann B Schaefer
Counselor, PhD
Verified Verified
Manhasset, NY 11030
Are you feeling overwhelmed and vulnerable as you attempt to navigate the COVID pandemic? Are you crying often and burdened with sadness over too many unknowns? With all of these pressures are you uncertain where to turn and feeling disoriented? Now is the time to speak with a professional about your concerns. I can help. Together we will develop a plan and set specific steps in motion to address your concerns. You do not have to be entangled in the same arguments over responsibilities, finances, sensitivity or loyalty. There is a way to stop the repetition, to resolve the nagging issues and to have a meaningful relationship.
Are you feeling overwhelmed and vulnerable as you attempt to navigate the COVID pandemic? Are you crying often and burdened with sadness over too many unknowns? With all of these pressures are you uncertain where to turn and feeling disoriented? Now is the time to speak with a professional about your concerns. I can help. Together we will develop a plan and set specific steps in motion to address your concerns. You do not have to be entangled in the same arguments over responsibilities, finances, sensitivity or loyalty. There is a way to stop the repetition, to resolve the nagging issues and to have a meaningful relationship.
(516) 412-6892 View (516) 412-6892
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Brett R Goldberg
Psychologist, PhD
Verified Verified
Manhasset, NY 11030
I am a clinical psychologist specializing in the treatment of anxiety. If you are ready, allow me to help you to overcome this very severe, but very treatable problem. I am a very positive and motivated therapist. I encourage contact between sessions via phone/e-mail communication, particularly during periods of crisis. If you are having a panic attack or severe symptoms, I will try to be available to you in as close to real time as possible. When you are ready, make the call.
I am a clinical psychologist specializing in the treatment of anxiety. If you are ready, allow me to help you to overcome this very severe, but very treatable problem. I am a very positive and motivated therapist. I encourage contact between sessions via phone/e-mail communication, particularly during periods of crisis. If you are having a panic attack or severe symptoms, I will try to be available to you in as close to real time as possible. When you are ready, make the call.
(516) 360-2880 View (516) 360-2880

How does your Therapist compare?

Number of Therapists in Manhasset, NY

200+

Average cost per session

$190

Therapists in Manhasset, NY who prioritize treating:

93% Anxiety
84% Depression
80% Relationship Issues
70% Self Esteem
66% Coping Skills
63% Family Conflict
60% Trauma and PTSD

Average years in practice

18 Years

Top 3 insurances accepted

67% Aetna
60% UnitedHealthcare UHC | UBH
52% Cigna and Evernorth

How Therapists in Manhasset, NY see their clients

75% In Person and Online
25% Online Only

Gender breakdown

82% Female
17% Male
1% Non-Binary

FAQs - About Therapy and Counseling

How can I find a therapist in Manhasset?

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.