Therapists in Midtown East, New York, NY

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Aubry Charles
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified Verified
Midtown East, New York, NY 10022  (Online Only)
Everyday someone struggles with the idea of whether therapy is the right choice for them. Many people attempt to “push thru”, ignore or avoid dealing with issues that may be reoccurring in their life. For some it’s about not wanting to share personal information with a stranger. Other times it’s about fear of trying something new. For many it’s about believing that they can resolve issues without support from others. Some may feel that seeking therapy is a sign of weakness. Oddly enough it takes strength and self awareness to recognize when support may be helpful. If you’re reading this you have taken the first step toward change.
Everyday someone struggles with the idea of whether therapy is the right choice for them. Many people attempt to “push thru”, ignore or avoid dealing with issues that may be reoccurring in their life. For some it’s about not wanting to share personal information with a stranger. Other times it’s about fear of trying something new. For many it’s about believing that they can resolve issues without support from others. Some may feel that seeking therapy is a sign of weakness. Oddly enough it takes strength and self awareness to recognize when support may be helpful. If you’re reading this you have taken the first step toward change.
(646) 480-2431 View (646) 480-2431
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Scott Gillet
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, LMFT, CNT
Verified Verified
Midtown East, New York, NY 10022
Are you missing appreciation? Does he stonewall? Does she not stop criticizing? Anxious and having trust issues? Do you feel a lack of sexual desire? Fighting over sexual frequency? I can help you stop the negative cycle. Feel love again. Feel intimate again. Trained explicitly as a marriage and family therapist, I am a highly trained and experienced couples therapist. I believe in a collaborative approach and skilled at creating tools to foster healthy connections between couples and families. Together, we repair your relationship by introducing new methods of communication to increase empathy and flexibility.
Are you missing appreciation? Does he stonewall? Does she not stop criticizing? Anxious and having trust issues? Do you feel a lack of sexual desire? Fighting over sexual frequency? I can help you stop the negative cycle. Feel love again. Feel intimate again. Trained explicitly as a marriage and family therapist, I am a highly trained and experienced couples therapist. I believe in a collaborative approach and skilled at creating tools to foster healthy connections between couples and families. Together, we repair your relationship by introducing new methods of communication to increase empathy and flexibility.
(347) 527-4721 View (347) 527-4721
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Malika Brown-Crosby
MS, LMHC, LPC
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Midtown East, New York, NY 10170  (Online Only)
Life can be challenging and sometimes those challenges can interfere with your relationships, work, goals and your overall wellbeing. You have taken the first step by seeking therapy and I am here to help. I am a Licensed Psychotherapist in several States, offering tele-therapy and can support you with addressing your concerns including eating disorders, anxiety, depression, trauma, OCD, maternal mental health, addiction, relationship issues, race-based traumatic stress and parenting. I treat clients in NY, TX, NJ, PA, NC, AL, IN, FL and SC. I offer a collaborative and supportive setting to help you achieve transformative change.
Life can be challenging and sometimes those challenges can interfere with your relationships, work, goals and your overall wellbeing. You have taken the first step by seeking therapy and I am here to help. I am a Licensed Psychotherapist in several States, offering tele-therapy and can support you with addressing your concerns including eating disorders, anxiety, depression, trauma, OCD, maternal mental health, addiction, relationship issues, race-based traumatic stress and parenting. I treat clients in NY, TX, NJ, PA, NC, AL, IN, FL and SC. I offer a collaborative and supportive setting to help you achieve transformative change.
(516) 701-2227 View (516) 701-2227
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Dr. Josephine J Tang
Psychologist, PhD
Verified Verified
Midtown East, New York, NY 10022  (Online Only)
Given the complexities and demands of society today, it is inevitable that at some point in all of our lives, we will experience an emotional or challenging event. My view of therapy is that I am here to help you. Together we will explore your situation and utilize the strengths within you, at your own pace, to overcome the challenges the world presents to you.
Given the complexities and demands of society today, it is inevitable that at some point in all of our lives, we will experience an emotional or challenging event. My view of therapy is that I am here to help you. Together we will explore your situation and utilize the strengths within you, at your own pace, to overcome the challenges the world presents to you.
(917) 905-6386 View (917) 905-6386
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Marjorie Dermer
Psychologist, PhD
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Midtown East, New York, NY 10017
Welcome to my practice. I believe that reaching out for help is a brave first step in the process of improving your life. I have been working with adults, adolescents and children for over 20 years Some of the the problems I treat are difficulties with mood regulation, anxiety, depression, reproductive issues, loss, relationship issues, school difficulties, sibling issues and parent-child struggles. I've seen that patterns of painful living can be greatly improved when we achieve a more balanced life.
Welcome to my practice. I believe that reaching out for help is a brave first step in the process of improving your life. I have been working with adults, adolescents and children for over 20 years Some of the the problems I treat are difficulties with mood regulation, anxiety, depression, reproductive issues, loss, relationship issues, school difficulties, sibling issues and parent-child struggles. I've seen that patterns of painful living can be greatly improved when we achieve a more balanced life.
(646) 663-3048 View (646) 663-3048
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Erica J Lubetkin
Counselor, LMHC, NCC
Verified Verified
6 Endorsed
Midtown East, New York, NY 10022  (Online Only)
Waitlist for new clients
Do you find yourself feeling overwhelming at times, leading to avoidance and isolation? Do you feel lost, unfulfilled, or confused about next steps in your life? Do wish to gain healthy coping skills? My goal is to help my clients develop healthier coping skills and gain insight into the underlying cause of their problem. I have an extensive background working with the substance use population as well as their families. Helping individuals learn, heal, and grow is a deeply fulfilling experience for both myself, and the client. Off the bat I share my sense of humor, which helps foster a great therapeutic alliance from the start.
Do you find yourself feeling overwhelming at times, leading to avoidance and isolation? Do you feel lost, unfulfilled, or confused about next steps in your life? Do wish to gain healthy coping skills? My goal is to help my clients develop healthier coping skills and gain insight into the underlying cause of their problem. I have an extensive background working with the substance use population as well as their families. Helping individuals learn, heal, and grow is a deeply fulfilling experience for both myself, and the client. Off the bat I share my sense of humor, which helps foster a great therapeutic alliance from the start.
(646) 630-7265 View (646) 630-7265
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Axie Ghasemi
Counselor, MA, LMHC
Verified Verified
2 Endorsed
Midtown East, New York, NY 10022  (Online Only)
When your world is too loud, therapy can be your quiet corner. Sometimes the demands of daily life feel impossible to manage and you're looking for more help. Maybe life challenges have left you with painful feelings, self-doubt and worry. You may be experiencing difficulty with your career, relationships and dating, or life transitions. Let's work together to build a life you love. I specialize in treating anxiety, trauma, building intimacy, and improving self-esteem by integrating psychodynamic and CBT modalities. I empower individuals who seek new possibilities, coping tools and desire deeper insight.
When your world is too loud, therapy can be your quiet corner. Sometimes the demands of daily life feel impossible to manage and you're looking for more help. Maybe life challenges have left you with painful feelings, self-doubt and worry. You may be experiencing difficulty with your career, relationships and dating, or life transitions. Let's work together to build a life you love. I specialize in treating anxiety, trauma, building intimacy, and improving self-esteem by integrating psychodynamic and CBT modalities. I empower individuals who seek new possibilities, coping tools and desire deeper insight.
(646) 586-3423 View (646) 586-3423
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Maggie Hartmann
Licensed Mental Health Counselor, LMHC
Verified Verified
Midtown East, New York, NY 10155
I believe that everyone deserves support and a space to be heard. If you have found yourself here because you are struggling with anxiety, experiencing a difficult time in your life, or if you have a loved one who is struggling, you are in the right place. I work with individuals of all ages and backgrounds, and have a specialization in child and adolescent therapy. I also have specialized and extensive experience treating eating disorders including Anorexia Nervosa (AN), Bulimia Nervosa (BN), Binge Eating Disorder (BED), and Avoidant/Restrictive Food Intake Disorder (ARFID).
I believe that everyone deserves support and a space to be heard. If you have found yourself here because you are struggling with anxiety, experiencing a difficult time in your life, or if you have a loved one who is struggling, you are in the right place. I work with individuals of all ages and backgrounds, and have a specialization in child and adolescent therapy. I also have specialized and extensive experience treating eating disorders including Anorexia Nervosa (AN), Bulimia Nervosa (BN), Binge Eating Disorder (BED), and Avoidant/Restrictive Food Intake Disorder (ARFID).
(646) 663-5628 View (646) 663-5628
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Amanda Pelcher
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT
Verified Verified
Midtown East, New York, NY 10170  (Online Only)
Drawing on 15 years of experience in a range of clinical settings, Amanda combines energy, humor, and empathy to help her clients overcome life's challenges and achieve their goals. A Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, Amanda believes there is no cookie-cutter approach to therapy — instead, she offers a personalized blend of traditional talk therapy and practical skills and tools as she builds meaningful relationships with her clients.
Drawing on 15 years of experience in a range of clinical settings, Amanda combines energy, humor, and empathy to help her clients overcome life's challenges and achieve their goals. A Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, Amanda believes there is no cookie-cutter approach to therapy — instead, she offers a personalized blend of traditional talk therapy and practical skills and tools as she builds meaningful relationships with her clients.
(929) 512-7098 View (929) 512-7098
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Grayson Stadler
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified Verified
Midtown East, New York, NY 10010  (Online Only)
Grayson is a licensed clinical social worker that works as an associate therapist at the group practice of Dr. Chloe Carmichael. Grayson holds a Master of Science degree in social work from Columbia University. Grayson is a warm and engaging therapist who creates a safe environment for her clients to explore and effectively manage difficult feelings.
Grayson is a licensed clinical social worker that works as an associate therapist at the group practice of Dr. Chloe Carmichael. Grayson holds a Master of Science degree in social work from Columbia University. Grayson is a warm and engaging therapist who creates a safe environment for her clients to explore and effectively manage difficult feelings.
(929) 305-0906 View (929) 305-0906
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Susan Trachtenberg Paula
Psychologist, PhD
Verified Verified
Midtown East, New York, NY 10155
Dr. Susan Paula is a licensed psychologist who specializes in helping people with a variety of mental health challenges, including anxiety, depression, trauma, and relationship problems. She is particularly skilled in using CBT, ACT, and DBT to help people manage their emotions, improve their relationships, and build resilience. Dr. Paula is a warm and compassionate therapist who creates a safe and supportive space for her clients to explore their thoughts, feelings, and experiences. She is also a skilled educator who teaches her clients the skills they need to cope with their challenges and live more fulfilling lives.
Dr. Susan Paula is a licensed psychologist who specializes in helping people with a variety of mental health challenges, including anxiety, depression, trauma, and relationship problems. She is particularly skilled in using CBT, ACT, and DBT to help people manage their emotions, improve their relationships, and build resilience. Dr. Paula is a warm and compassionate therapist who creates a safe and supportive space for her clients to explore their thoughts, feelings, and experiences. She is also a skilled educator who teaches her clients the skills they need to cope with their challenges and live more fulfilling lives.
(646) 846-4147 View (646) 846-4147
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Dr. Farnaz Namin Ph.d.
Psychologist, PhD, MS, MA, EQ-i, CCC
Verified Verified
Midtown East, New York, NY 10022  (Online Only)
Dual trained in clinical psychology and I/O psychology, I help my clients gain the understanding they need to create self awareness, undo dysfunctional habits, detach from trauma & live fulfilled lives with love & hope. You may be struggling with past trauma, complex relationships, amidst a life transition, a career change, living with mental illness or, caretaking a loved one with mental illness. You may want to talk through your experiences or to strategize. This may be exactly what you need to make that world of difference.
Dual trained in clinical psychology and I/O psychology, I help my clients gain the understanding they need to create self awareness, undo dysfunctional habits, detach from trauma & live fulfilled lives with love & hope. You may be struggling with past trauma, complex relationships, amidst a life transition, a career change, living with mental illness or, caretaking a loved one with mental illness. You may want to talk through your experiences or to strategize. This may be exactly what you need to make that world of difference.
(646) 430-9527 View (646) 430-9527
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Dean DeRenzo
Counselor, LMHC
Verified Verified
Midtown East, New York, NY 10022  (Online Only)
I am dedicated to guiding you on your path to emotional well-being and personal development. Specializing in depression, anxiety, and relationship challenges, I bring expertise in supporting individuals with Autism, LGBTQIA+ identities, college students, and professionals navigating various concerns. Together, we'll explore tailored strategies to address your unique needs and facilitate meaningful growth.
I am dedicated to guiding you on your path to emotional well-being and personal development. Specializing in depression, anxiety, and relationship challenges, I bring expertise in supporting individuals with Autism, LGBTQIA+ identities, college students, and professionals navigating various concerns. Together, we'll explore tailored strategies to address your unique needs and facilitate meaningful growth.
(646) 759-0470 View (646) 759-0470
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Sephora Baron
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified Verified
Midtown East, New York, NY 10022
Have you ever wondered whether in person or video therapy would work for you?I understand the impact of your psychological health and am committed to helping during this time.I provide individual and family psychotherapy to children, adolescents, and adults with a broad range of disorders using evidence-based approaches and a variety of modalities, including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, and Family Systems.I work with children with diagnoses of Anxiety, Depression, Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), Attachment disorders, Social anxiety,and many others
Have you ever wondered whether in person or video therapy would work for you?I understand the impact of your psychological health and am committed to helping during this time.I provide individual and family psychotherapy to children, adolescents, and adults with a broad range of disorders using evidence-based approaches and a variety of modalities, including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, and Family Systems.I work with children with diagnoses of Anxiety, Depression, Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), Attachment disorders, Social anxiety,and many others
(347) 507-5821 View (347) 507-5821
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Greg Lowder
Psychologist, PhD
Verified Verified
Midtown East, New York, NY 10014
When you are physically ill you turn to your doctor, hoping they can help you feel better. Problems like depression, anxiety, impulsivity, uncontrollable anger, guilt, or low self-confidence can be as painful, if not more so, than physical illness; they can also create serious relationship and work difficulties. I have over 25 years of experience and I have helped many adults, adolescents, and couples who had received limited or no benefit from previous therapists, other doctors, or medications. I work well with people who are skeptical of, or intimidated by, talk therapy.
When you are physically ill you turn to your doctor, hoping they can help you feel better. Problems like depression, anxiety, impulsivity, uncontrollable anger, guilt, or low self-confidence can be as painful, if not more so, than physical illness; they can also create serious relationship and work difficulties. I have over 25 years of experience and I have helped many adults, adolescents, and couples who had received limited or no benefit from previous therapists, other doctors, or medications. I work well with people who are skeptical of, or intimidated by, talk therapy.
(646) 374-2389 View (646) 374-2389
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Judith Zackson
Psychologist, PhD
Verified Verified
Midtown East, New York, NY 10022
You may have wondered whether therapy could be helpful to you. I offer a complimentary consultation to discuss any questions you may have. You can talk to me about anything; nothing you tell me will shock or surprise me. I can help you work through your difficulties and also help you become your own therapist by learning how to better deal with challenges that come up in life. I work well with clients struggling with anxiety, OCD, panic, depression, relationship, eating and body image, and addiction issues. Clients often see reduction in symptoms and improved well being early on in therapy.
You may have wondered whether therapy could be helpful to you. I offer a complimentary consultation to discuss any questions you may have. You can talk to me about anything; nothing you tell me will shock or surprise me. I can help you work through your difficulties and also help you become your own therapist by learning how to better deal with challenges that come up in life. I work well with clients struggling with anxiety, OCD, panic, depression, relationship, eating and body image, and addiction issues. Clients often see reduction in symptoms and improved well being early on in therapy.
(347) 236-3173 View (347) 236-3173
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Judith Zackson
Psychologist, PhD
Verified Verified
Midtown East, New York, NY 10022
Have you wondered if therapy can be helpful to your adolescent or young adult? I offer a complimentary phone consultation to discuss any questions you may have. You can talk to me about anything; nothing you tell me will shock or surprise me. I can help your child become their own therapist by learning techniques and coping strategies to work through the challenges in their lives. I work well with children and adolescents struggling with anxiety, depression, social issues, learning issues, attention deficit disorder, and body image issues. Clients often see a reduction in symptoms and improved well-being early on in therapy.
Have you wondered if therapy can be helpful to your adolescent or young adult? I offer a complimentary phone consultation to discuss any questions you may have. You can talk to me about anything; nothing you tell me will shock or surprise me. I can help your child become their own therapist by learning techniques and coping strategies to work through the challenges in their lives. I work well with children and adolescents struggling with anxiety, depression, social issues, learning issues, attention deficit disorder, and body image issues. Clients often see a reduction in symptoms and improved well-being early on in therapy.
(347) 752-5318 View (347) 752-5318
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Randy Slaughter
Counselor, LMHC
Verified Verified
Midtown East, New York, NY 10022
I view therapy as a partnership designed to disentangle life’s complexities on the pathway to wholeness. For many clients this involves struggles with issues from their past, making sense of their emotions or dealing with one of life's many transitions. Others are in need of support around grief or working through relationship issues. My training as a former Diversity, Equity and Inclusion professional has taught me to view my clients through a multicultural lens that acknowledges and values all parts of their identity. As partners we will create adaptive coping strategies to bring clients into better alignment and fulfillment.
I view therapy as a partnership designed to disentangle life’s complexities on the pathway to wholeness. For many clients this involves struggles with issues from their past, making sense of their emotions or dealing with one of life's many transitions. Others are in need of support around grief or working through relationship issues. My training as a former Diversity, Equity and Inclusion professional has taught me to view my clients through a multicultural lens that acknowledges and values all parts of their identity. As partners we will create adaptive coping strategies to bring clients into better alignment and fulfillment.
(929) 416-3166 View (929) 416-3166
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Life Lyrics Music Therapy
LCAT, MT-BC, MA
Verified Verified
Midtown East, New York, NY 10017
Each family has a different story and unique voice which may have drawn you to music therapy for many reasons. I have expanded my passion to help children and families communicate and grow together as they navigate through life. During each session, I will listen and observe your story, build off of your strengths, and assist in growing life skills and personal relationships. I can utilize musical interventions such as singing, instrumental improvisation, and songwriting while also using verbal processing where necessary, in order to reach personalized goals.
Each family has a different story and unique voice which may have drawn you to music therapy for many reasons. I have expanded my passion to help children and families communicate and grow together as they navigate through life. During each session, I will listen and observe your story, build off of your strengths, and assist in growing life skills and personal relationships. I can utilize musical interventions such as singing, instrumental improvisation, and songwriting while also using verbal processing where necessary, in order to reach personalized goals.
(929) 492-2547 View (929) 492-2547
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Liora Bogin
Pre-Licensed Professional, BS
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Midtown East, New York, NY 10017  (Online Only)
I'm deeply commited to collaborating with my clients on forging new paths towards mental health and well-being. I look at all therapy through the lens of positive psychology and believe that everyone has innate & unique strengths. My goal is to help my clients identify and lean into those strengths by using a blend of empathy, understanding, and evidence-based practices tailored to each unique person. I believe in the power of vulnerability and open communication in therapy to open doors to self-discovery. Through my nonjudgmental and collaborative style, I create a safe space for clients of all ages, genders, & sexual orientations.
I'm deeply commited to collaborating with my clients on forging new paths towards mental health and well-being. I look at all therapy through the lens of positive psychology and believe that everyone has innate & unique strengths. My goal is to help my clients identify and lean into those strengths by using a blend of empathy, understanding, and evidence-based practices tailored to each unique person. I believe in the power of vulnerability and open communication in therapy to open doors to self-discovery. Through my nonjudgmental and collaborative style, I create a safe space for clients of all ages, genders, & sexual orientations.
(646) 450-3064 View (646) 450-3064
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Number of Therapists in Midtown East, New York, NY

1,000+

Average cost per session

$200

Therapists in Midtown East, New York, NY who prioritize treating:

94% Anxiety
90% Depression
85% Relationship Issues
79% Self Esteem
67% Coping Skills
66% Trauma and PTSD
63% Grief

Average years in practice

14 Years

Top 3 insurances accepted

78% Aetna
68% UnitedHealthcare UHC | UBH
67% Cigna and Evernorth

How Therapists in Midtown East, New York, NY see their clients

62% In Person and Online
38% Online Only

Gender breakdown

79% Female
20% Male
1% Non-Binary
FAQs - About Therapy and Counseling

How can I find a therapist in Midtown East, New York?

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.