Therapists in Monroe County, NY

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Photo of Kristie Holler, Pre-Licensed Professional in Monroe County, NY
Kristie Holler
Pre-Licensed Professional, P-MHC
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Penfield, NY 14526
I have a Masters degree in Counseling with a concentration in School Counseling and an advanced certification in Clinical Mental Health Counseling. I currently work as a mental health counselor and have also been working as a school counselor for the last several years. I previously worked in behavioral health home care management and have experience counseling adults and adolescents in both individual and group settings.
I have a Masters degree in Counseling with a concentration in School Counseling and an advanced certification in Clinical Mental Health Counseling. I currently work as a mental health counselor and have also been working as a school counselor for the last several years. I previously worked in behavioral health home care management and have experience counseling adults and adolescents in both individual and group settings.
(585) 460-5318 x1 View (585) 460-5318 x1
Photo of Elizabeth Baker, Clinical Social Work/Therapist in Monroe County, NY
Elizabeth Baker
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW-R, CHT
Verified Verified
Pittsford, NY 14534
Not accepting new clients
Are you feeling anxious, stressed, sad or just overwhelmed with life in general? Are you having negative thoughts that seem to be on repeat? Once you walk into my office you are no longer alone with your thoughts and feelings. Together we will get you back on track and feeling your absolute best. I create a safe, caring non-judgemental space for you to explore and talk about what you are feeling and then together we remove your personal obstacles that have been holding you back and improve your overall well being.
Are you feeling anxious, stressed, sad or just overwhelmed with life in general? Are you having negative thoughts that seem to be on repeat? Once you walk into my office you are no longer alone with your thoughts and feelings. Together we will get you back on track and feeling your absolute best. I create a safe, caring non-judgemental space for you to explore and talk about what you are feeling and then together we remove your personal obstacles that have been holding you back and improve your overall well being.
(585) 312-6768 View (585) 312-6768
Photo of Melissa Joy Annechino, Counselor in Monroe County, NY
Melissa Joy Annechino
Counselor, MA, LMHC
Verified Verified
Rochester, NY 14607  (Online Only)
Life can be both beautiful & messy. I'm humbled & honored to help you sort through it! We each uniquely form our conscious & subconscious schemas and belief systems about ourselves, others, and the world at large since our earliest stages in life. No two people have the same experience, and there is no such thing as a "one size fits all" treatment modality. Yet we can also feel validated & gain from others' shared experiences, perspectives, and support. One thing all humans universally experience is the capacity for love, joy, pain, and everything else in between. You are not alone!
Life can be both beautiful & messy. I'm humbled & honored to help you sort through it! We each uniquely form our conscious & subconscious schemas and belief systems about ourselves, others, and the world at large since our earliest stages in life. No two people have the same experience, and there is no such thing as a "one size fits all" treatment modality. Yet we can also feel validated & gain from others' shared experiences, perspectives, and support. One thing all humans universally experience is the capacity for love, joy, pain, and everything else in between. You are not alone!
(585) 308-9856 View (585) 308-9856
Photo of Jenna M Doherty in Monroe County, NY
Jenna M Doherty
MS, LMHC
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Webster, NY 14580  (Online Only)
Hi, I’m Jenna! I believe that everyone can benefit from personal growth. Sometimes, life can be complicated and confusing, and it can be hard to move forward when we feel stuck with life decisions. I have a desire to provide extensive support, trust, and advocacy to help clients reach their personal goals. We can work together to identify skills and tools that are necessary to help support you along the way. Most importantly, we get to work together on where you want to be, and what goals are most important to you, and we can do that by emphasizing your own strengths!
Hi, I’m Jenna! I believe that everyone can benefit from personal growth. Sometimes, life can be complicated and confusing, and it can be hard to move forward when we feel stuck with life decisions. I have a desire to provide extensive support, trust, and advocacy to help clients reach their personal goals. We can work together to identify skills and tools that are necessary to help support you along the way. Most importantly, we get to work together on where you want to be, and what goals are most important to you, and we can do that by emphasizing your own strengths!
(585) 648-1621 View (585) 648-1621
Photo of Klaudia Zoto, Clinical Social Work/Therapist in Monroe County, NY
Klaudia Zoto
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified Verified
Rochester, NY 14607
Not accepting new clients
Seeking therapy services is a courageous step to improve your wellbeing and overall health. Life can be challenging and difficult to navigate at times, but I believe that every individual is unique, resilient, and can effectively manage life-stressors when they are empowered to maximize their potential. I provide a safe and therapeutic environment for adults, who are looking to navigate interpersonal problems, family dynamic issues, work-related stress, academic stress, and address emotional and behavioral challenges.
Seeking therapy services is a courageous step to improve your wellbeing and overall health. Life can be challenging and difficult to navigate at times, but I believe that every individual is unique, resilient, and can effectively manage life-stressors when they are empowered to maximize their potential. I provide a safe and therapeutic environment for adults, who are looking to navigate interpersonal problems, family dynamic issues, work-related stress, academic stress, and address emotional and behavioral challenges.
(585) 540-1406 View (585) 540-1406
Photo of Marty Kaufman, Psychologist in Monroe County, NY
Marty Kaufman
Psychologist, PsyD
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Rochester, NY 14618  (Online Only)
I welcome you to meet via video for a risk free initial consultation. This will provide an opportunity to see how I may help you with the issues you are seeking a therapist for. Call or email me directly to arrange a time.
I welcome you to meet via video for a risk free initial consultation. This will provide an opportunity to see how I may help you with the issues you are seeking a therapist for. Call or email me directly to arrange a time.
(585) 286-1836 View (585) 286-1836
Photo of Chaynna Clark, Counselor in Monroe County, NY
Chaynna Clark
Counselor, LMHC, NCC
Verified Verified
2 Endorsed
Rochester, NY 14609  (Online Only)
Hi, I'm Chaynna Clark, a Licensed Mental Health Therapist. In my work with children adolescents, I've witnessed the resilience and strength of young minds. Helping them navigate the complexities of growing up in today's world is a privilege. For adults, I've seen the transformative power of self-discovery and healing. My goal is to create a safe and non-judgmental space for all my clients, where they can explore their thoughts and feelings at their own pace. Beyond my professional role, I'm passionate about breaking down the stigma surrounding mental health issues.
Hi, I'm Chaynna Clark, a Licensed Mental Health Therapist. In my work with children adolescents, I've witnessed the resilience and strength of young minds. Helping them navigate the complexities of growing up in today's world is a privilege. For adults, I've seen the transformative power of self-discovery and healing. My goal is to create a safe and non-judgmental space for all my clients, where they can explore their thoughts and feelings at their own pace. Beyond my professional role, I'm passionate about breaking down the stigma surrounding mental health issues.
(585) 575-1006 View (585) 575-1006
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Patrick W Walsh
Counselor, MSEd, LMHC
Verified Verified
Rochester, NY 14618
I provide individual psychotherapy to adults age 21 and over. My interests and expertise center around enhancing self-awareness, self-regard, confidence, and assertiveness; exploring and directly experiencing difficult or painful feelings, and increasing the capacity to accept, understand, and work them through; improving troubled relationships, including fears about, and barriers to, deeper emotional closeness; clarifying what one most fundamentally values and wants in life, and creates and finds meaning; working with loss, grief, and mourning; and managing stress and anxiety, drawing on mindfulness approaches when appropriate.
I provide individual psychotherapy to adults age 21 and over. My interests and expertise center around enhancing self-awareness, self-regard, confidence, and assertiveness; exploring and directly experiencing difficult or painful feelings, and increasing the capacity to accept, understand, and work them through; improving troubled relationships, including fears about, and barriers to, deeper emotional closeness; clarifying what one most fundamentally values and wants in life, and creates and finds meaning; working with loss, grief, and mourning; and managing stress and anxiety, drawing on mindfulness approaches when appropriate.
(585) 252-2155 View (585) 252-2155
Photo of Patricia Petrone - Whole Wellness Therapy Services, Counselor in Monroe County, NY
Patricia Petrone - Whole Wellness Therapy Services
Counselor, LMHC, CMHIMP, NCC, MS, CNC
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Fairport, NY 14450
Welcome! I am dedicated to helping you through personal, family, and health difficulties with empathy and expertise. At WHOLE, guiding you to your "best self" is our absolute priority. My style of mentoring is client centered and solution focused, giving my clients the opportunity to explore their struggles, find their strengths, and get what they want out of life. We can't wait to offer you hope for the future that can change your life and health long term. Call 585-524-0008 to book your first session within 7 days!
Welcome! I am dedicated to helping you through personal, family, and health difficulties with empathy and expertise. At WHOLE, guiding you to your "best self" is our absolute priority. My style of mentoring is client centered and solution focused, giving my clients the opportunity to explore their struggles, find their strengths, and get what they want out of life. We can't wait to offer you hope for the future that can change your life and health long term. Call 585-524-0008 to book your first session within 7 days!
(585) 524-0008 View (585) 524-0008
Photo of Havva Yoruk, Clinical Social Work/Therapist in Monroe County, NY
Havva Yoruk
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LCSW
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Rochester, NY 14618  (Online Only)
You desire emotional well-being, healing & inner peace. That's why you're here. You continue to experience pain & discomfort yet don't quite know how to process & work through it all. Your story & life experiences should be heard & understood. Personal growth & fulfillment is attainable once you have the right tools & coping skills to stay regulated. As a minority identifying therapist & child of immigrants, my lived experiences help me connect with my clients on a deeper level. With this understanding, you can expect to better balance your intersecting identities across life domains. You are deserving of validation & empathy.
You desire emotional well-being, healing & inner peace. That's why you're here. You continue to experience pain & discomfort yet don't quite know how to process & work through it all. Your story & life experiences should be heard & understood. Personal growth & fulfillment is attainable once you have the right tools & coping skills to stay regulated. As a minority identifying therapist & child of immigrants, my lived experiences help me connect with my clients on a deeper level. With this understanding, you can expect to better balance your intersecting identities across life domains. You are deserving of validation & empathy.
(585) 460-3267 View (585) 460-3267
Photo of Elizabeth Daloia, Counselor in Monroe County, NY
Elizabeth Daloia
Counselor, LMHC
Verified Verified
Rochester, NY 14618
Are your struggling with life transitions? Patterns that keep happening? Feeling anxious? I believe that therapy is an effective tool for listening, providing guidance, empathy and relationship building for those that have found themselves at a crossroads in life. I have experience with a vast array of clients, as I began my career in community mental health work. I have a passion for working with clients that are impacted by ineffective patterns in life, who have difficulty navigating change and struggle with depression, anxiety, and self-esteem that stem from these patterns. I truly believe people can heal and live great lives!
Are your struggling with life transitions? Patterns that keep happening? Feeling anxious? I believe that therapy is an effective tool for listening, providing guidance, empathy and relationship building for those that have found themselves at a crossroads in life. I have experience with a vast array of clients, as I began my career in community mental health work. I have a passion for working with clients that are impacted by ineffective patterns in life, who have difficulty navigating change and struggle with depression, anxiety, and self-esteem that stem from these patterns. I truly believe people can heal and live great lives!
(585) 540-1548 View (585) 540-1548
Photo of Dayton Walsh, Psychologist in Monroe County, NY
Dayton Walsh
Psychologist, PhD
Verified Verified
2 Endorsed
Pittsford, NY 14534
Waitlist for new clients
I am a trauma-informed, weight-inclusive, licensed Clinical Psychologist offering connection and support for clients hoping to reconnect with themselves and others. I will work with you and your supporters to create positive and lasting change. I have extensive training and expertise in supporting individuals in recovery from disordered eating (including anorexia, bulimia, binge eating, obesity and body image concerns) as well as co-occurring mood disorders . I am also available to support you as you move through significant life transitions and symptoms of anxiety .
I am a trauma-informed, weight-inclusive, licensed Clinical Psychologist offering connection and support for clients hoping to reconnect with themselves and others. I will work with you and your supporters to create positive and lasting change. I have extensive training and expertise in supporting individuals in recovery from disordered eating (including anorexia, bulimia, binge eating, obesity and body image concerns) as well as co-occurring mood disorders . I am also available to support you as you move through significant life transitions and symptoms of anxiety .
(585) 210-2028 View (585) 210-2028
Photo of Stacey Rone, Clinical Social Work/Therapist in Monroe County, NY
Stacey Rone
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified Verified
Rochester, NY 14612
Who would have thought you’d be here reading this. Searching for someone to talk to. To help sort through it all. Questioning, How did I get here? Where is/was my higher power when I needed it? Life can feel like a burden. Pain, conflict, disappointment, anxiety, depression, grief, relationship issues, gun violence, terminal illness, emotional neglect, absent parents, addiction and trying to navigate life’s challenges. Life is hard. It’s overwhelming. But YOU’RE still HERE! Allow me to join you on your healing journey. A safe, strength based, compassionate, nonjudgmental space to heal your spirit, restore your mind and grow.
Who would have thought you’d be here reading this. Searching for someone to talk to. To help sort through it all. Questioning, How did I get here? Where is/was my higher power when I needed it? Life can feel like a burden. Pain, conflict, disappointment, anxiety, depression, grief, relationship issues, gun violence, terminal illness, emotional neglect, absent parents, addiction and trying to navigate life’s challenges. Life is hard. It’s overwhelming. But YOU’RE still HERE! Allow me to join you on your healing journey. A safe, strength based, compassionate, nonjudgmental space to heal your spirit, restore your mind and grow.
(585) 656-2503 View (585) 656-2503
Photo of Joyce Wagner, Clinical Social Work/Therapist in Monroe County, NY
Joyce Wagner
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, PhD, LCSW-R
Verified Verified
4 Endorsed
Rochester, NY 14618
I work hard and collaboratively with my clients who are seeking counseling as well as life coaching. My desire is to help clients work through their issues (such as trauma, depression, eating disorders, anxiety, relationship issues, sexuality, addiction, parenting, spirituality, etc.) so they are able to development of a more integrated sense of self, experience increased individual meaning and purpose and have respectful and enduring relationships with others. In my work I like to come alongside people so they can put their past behind them, experience restoration and live life to the fullest potential.
I work hard and collaboratively with my clients who are seeking counseling as well as life coaching. My desire is to help clients work through their issues (such as trauma, depression, eating disorders, anxiety, relationship issues, sexuality, addiction, parenting, spirituality, etc.) so they are able to development of a more integrated sense of self, experience increased individual meaning and purpose and have respectful and enduring relationships with others. In my work I like to come alongside people so they can put their past behind them, experience restoration and live life to the fullest potential.
(585) 294-0191 View (585) 294-0191
Photo of Michelle Nageldinger, Pre-Licensed Professional in Monroe County, NY
Michelle Nageldinger
Pre-Licensed Professional, P-MHC
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Penfield, NY 14526
I graduated in 2018 with my degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling and since then have worked within a variety of Mental Health settings including clinical, emergency psychiatry and private practice. I realize that people have different needs when it comes to therapy which is why with my expertise and your self-knowledge we can work together to find what suits your individual needs.
I graduated in 2018 with my degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling and since then have worked within a variety of Mental Health settings including clinical, emergency psychiatry and private practice. I realize that people have different needs when it comes to therapy which is why with my expertise and your self-knowledge we can work together to find what suits your individual needs.
(585) 552-2709 View (585) 552-2709
Photo of Emily Moughan, Drug & Alcohol Counselor in Monroe County, NY
Emily Moughan
Drug & Alcohol Counselor, CASAC T
Verified Verified
Greece, NY 14626
Accepting new clients through Courage to Change Coaching! Being able to experience the individual growth beside a person is what motivates me. Having that individual gain the knowledge that they can gain alter the course of their path through perspective, choice, and planning is priceless. My hope for the people I work with is for them to obtain a balance of life. Growth is endless. Using personal experience in my own journey of personal growth, I hope to come alongside of an individual in their journey of personal growth. My belief that every person has skills, talents, and worth are tools that I will bring to my coaching style.
Accepting new clients through Courage to Change Coaching! Being able to experience the individual growth beside a person is what motivates me. Having that individual gain the knowledge that they can gain alter the course of their path through perspective, choice, and planning is priceless. My hope for the people I work with is for them to obtain a balance of life. Growth is endless. Using personal experience in my own journey of personal growth, I hope to come alongside of an individual in their journey of personal growth. My belief that every person has skills, talents, and worth are tools that I will bring to my coaching style.
(585) 446-4022 View (585) 446-4022
Photo of Kristen Cooper, Clinical Social Work/Therapist in Monroe County, NY
Kristen Cooper
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, EdD, LCSW
Verified Verified
3 Endorsed
Brighton, NY 14620
I seek to create a trusted space where individuals can be themselves, speak their minds, and explore aspects of their past or present that they find difficult. I support children, adolescents, and young adults, along with their family members, to address a variety of challenges. My therapeutic philosophy is relationally driven, trauma-informed, and flexible; we will collaboratively work to develop support that is right for you or your child.
I seek to create a trusted space where individuals can be themselves, speak their minds, and explore aspects of their past or present that they find difficult. I support children, adolescents, and young adults, along with their family members, to address a variety of challenges. My therapeutic philosophy is relationally driven, trauma-informed, and flexible; we will collaboratively work to develop support that is right for you or your child.
(585) 460-3787 View (585) 460-3787
Photo of Denise Eshenaur, Clinical Social Work/Therapist in Monroe County, NY
Denise Eshenaur
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW-R, DipACLM
Verified Verified
Rochester, NY 14607
Anxiety, depression, trauma, or even just being in a 'funk'; at some point in life, we all feel stuck. Sometimes we know we need to do things like manage stress, eat well, get better sleep and cultivate supportive relationships, but it's hard to find the way out. To address this, we'll dive into historical responses to the world around us and their relationship to all aspects of self-care. This will help us generate practical solutions specific to your life. Let's work together to find your path to becoming un-stuck.
Anxiety, depression, trauma, or even just being in a 'funk'; at some point in life, we all feel stuck. Sometimes we know we need to do things like manage stress, eat well, get better sleep and cultivate supportive relationships, but it's hard to find the way out. To address this, we'll dive into historical responses to the world around us and their relationship to all aspects of self-care. This will help us generate practical solutions specific to your life. Let's work together to find your path to becoming un-stuck.
(585) 580-1783 View (585) 580-1783
Photo of Melissa W Collins, Marriage & Family Therapist in Monroe County, NY
Melissa W Collins
Marriage & Family Therapist, MS, LMFT
Verified Verified
2 Endorsed
Pittsford, NY 14534
I believe in the importance of relationships; the relationship you have with yourself and your relationship with others. I work with couples to improve communication, emotional/sexual intimacy, learn love languages, rebuild respect and trust, and adjust to parenthood. I work alongside individuals who are on their journey to strengthen their emotional well being, lessen anxiety, obtain insight into triggers/behaviors and unlearn old ways of thinking with new ways of being. I help individuals and couples navigate the emotions and adjustments to life transitions, such as a child, grief and loss, careers, and relationships.
I believe in the importance of relationships; the relationship you have with yourself and your relationship with others. I work with couples to improve communication, emotional/sexual intimacy, learn love languages, rebuild respect and trust, and adjust to parenthood. I work alongside individuals who are on their journey to strengthen their emotional well being, lessen anxiety, obtain insight into triggers/behaviors and unlearn old ways of thinking with new ways of being. I help individuals and couples navigate the emotions and adjustments to life transitions, such as a child, grief and loss, careers, and relationships.
(585) 332-4837 View (585) 332-4837
Photo of Phoebe Allen, Clinical Social Work/Therapist in Monroe County, NY
Phoebe Allen
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Rochester, NY 14607
As a body/brain-based therapist, I take an emergent approach to treating historic and intergenerational trauma as we look at personal trauma, knowing that today’s experiences are linked to trauma, resilience and the cultural/economic systems of your ancestors. Without examination of how colonialism, white supremacy, capitalism and heteropatriarchy have impacted you & your lineage, we often feel a lack of value. These oppressive structures have served to separate and disempower most, while stroking fear, isolation, perfectionism, anti-social behaviors and a never ending sense of urgency in the few who benefit.
As a body/brain-based therapist, I take an emergent approach to treating historic and intergenerational trauma as we look at personal trauma, knowing that today’s experiences are linked to trauma, resilience and the cultural/economic systems of your ancestors. Without examination of how colonialism, white supremacy, capitalism and heteropatriarchy have impacted you & your lineage, we often feel a lack of value. These oppressive structures have served to separate and disempower most, while stroking fear, isolation, perfectionism, anti-social behaviors and a never ending sense of urgency in the few who benefit.
(585) 304-1920 View (585) 304-1920

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Number of Therapists in Monroe County, NY

1,000+

Average cost per session

$125

Therapists in Monroe County, NY who prioritize treating:

94% Anxiety
87% Depression
80% Relationship Issues
76% Self Esteem
70% Coping Skills
70% Stress
68% Trauma and PTSD

Average years in practice

12 Years

Top 3 insurances accepted

78% Aetna
56% Cigna and Evernorth
53% UnitedHealthcare UHC | UBH

How Therapists in Monroe County, NY see their clients

69% In Person and Online
31% Online Only

Gender breakdown

82% Female
17% Male
1% Non-Binary
FAQs - About Therapy and Counseling

How can I find a therapist in Monroe County?

Search for nearby therapists or counselors by inputting your city, town, or suburb; or zip code; or a provider’s name into the search bar. From there, you can filter providers by the issues they treat, cost, insurance, gender, and other factors to find providers who are well-suited to your needs. To navigate between locations within the same country, enter a new city or zip code into the search bar.

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Is everyone in the Psychology Today Therapy Directory a licensed therapist?

The Psychology Today directory lists providers who offer legitimate mental health services to the public, including psychologists, psychiatrists, social workers, and counselors.

Many have been licensed by the country or state where they practice; providers whose license or primary credential has been verified by Psychology Today are signified by a “Verified” symbol. Some clinicians or organizations provide services for which their state or country does not offer licenses, such as pastoral counseling. They may be selectively included without the “Verified” seal.

What’s the difference between a psychologist, a therapist, and a counselor?

Therapists, psychologists, and counselors are all licensed mental health professionals. In the US, psychologists have earned a doctoral degree. The terms “therapist” and “counselor” are used somewhat interchangeably, but generally therapists offer longer-term, mental health care, while counselors offer shorter-term care that may focus on one domain, such as marriage, career, or academic challenges.

Clients should consider factors such as insurance coverage and their primary reason(s) for seeking therapy to determine the type of professional best suited to their needs. Someone struggling with mental health challenges such as depression or anxiety, for example, may wish to seek out a clinical psychologist or therapist, while someone navigating career obstacles or marital upheaval may benefit from seeing a counselor who can offer short-term, targeted support.

What type of therapy is right for me?

The type of therapy best suited to a particular individual depends on several factors, including their primary reason for seeking therapy, their preferred timeline (some therapy types last for a set number of sessions, while others are open-ended), and their personality and preferences—some may prefer a more structured approach. For many individuals, multiple types of therapy could provide a good fit.

How much does therapy cost?

The cost of therapy depends on a number of variables, including location and the therapist’s experience and training. On average, a therapy session in the United States could cost between $100 and $200 or more. If you have insurance, the expense of mental health care is typically lower, but it varies based on your insurance plan details and whether you choose an in-network or out-of-network mental healthcare provider.

What are more affordable or low cost therapy solutions?

Many therapists offer sliding scale payments, usually on a limited number of slots, which consists in an agreement between the therapist and a client to pay a reduced rate. Therapists who provide such arrangements often consider the client's income or ability to pay, but the extent of the discount is ultimately at the therapist's discretion. Furthermore, while group therapy may have different goals and benefits compared to individual therapy, it can be a more affordable solution to address certain types of issues.

Is online therapy cheaper than in-person therapy?

Many therapists charge the same amount for online therapy as they do for in-person therapy—though clients may still find this cost-effective if it cuts down on their transportation costs. Health insurance plans often offer equivalent coverage for online and in-person therapy; indeed, in many places, they are legally required to do so. Text-based or on-demand therapy apps may be cheaper than traditional one-on-one psychotherapy; however, the practice may be less effective and is not likely to be covered by insurance.

Is online therapy a good option?

Therapy conducted online can be just as effective as in-person therapy, as long as there is a strong alliance between the client and the therapist. To find a therapist who provides telehealth services to clients in your area, click “Online Therapy” on the directory homepage and search by your city or town or your zip code.

Are therapy sessions confidential?

Confidentiality is a crucial part of the therapeutic relationship. Therapists in the United States are bound by the regulations set out by the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA), which aims to protect sensitive health information. With very few exceptions, a therapist will only discuss their client with others when the client has given their written permission. The instances in which a therapist would be required to disclose personal information are: if a client poses a danger to themselves or others, if the therapist suspects the abuse of a child or an elderly or otherwise dependent adult, or if they are legally forced to by court order. These exceptions to the confidentiality agreement are usually discussed with a client before their first session.