Therapists in West Village, New York, NY

Photo of Betty Collado, Counselor in West Village, New York, NY
Betty Collado
Counselor, LMHC, EdM, MA, MBA
Verified Verified
West Village, New York, NY 10014  (Online Only)
When we begin working together the client will set the pace and tone for treatment. This means we will work on identifying where you would like to take your treatment and how to begin. You may have realized you would like to help ease symptoms of depression, anxiety, PTSD, and even interpersonal conflicts.
When we begin working together the client will set the pace and tone for treatment. This means we will work on identifying where you would like to take your treatment and how to begin. You may have realized you would like to help ease symptoms of depression, anxiety, PTSD, and even interpersonal conflicts.
(646) 437-8905 View (646) 437-8905
Photo of Madison Montalbano, Clinical Social Work/Therapist in West Village, New York, NY
Madison Montalbano
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LMSW
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
West Village, New York, NY 10014  (Online Only)
Are you in the midst of a life transition? Do you have trouble putting words to your feelings or feel like it’s hard to take up space? Are you navigating romantic relationships and having difficulty setting boundaries? I work with people who are eager to learn more about themselves but struggle to voice their needs and have learned to keep themselves connected by over-giving. Together, we work towards recognizing internalized messages from families and culture at large in order to help you locate your authentic voice and quiet the noise from outside.
Are you in the midst of a life transition? Do you have trouble putting words to your feelings or feel like it’s hard to take up space? Are you navigating romantic relationships and having difficulty setting boundaries? I work with people who are eager to learn more about themselves but struggle to voice their needs and have learned to keep themselves connected by over-giving. Together, we work towards recognizing internalized messages from families and culture at large in order to help you locate your authentic voice and quiet the noise from outside.
(929) 209-3680 View (929) 209-3680
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Alivia Hall
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified Verified
3 Endorsed
West Village, New York, NY 10014
Taking the plunge into therapy can be an intimidating, yet incredibly worthwhile investment towards becoming the most fulfilled and authentic version of yourself. I am a Columbia University trained psychotherapist based in NYC who specializes in working with young adults who are navigating through life transitions and experiencing anxiety, dating/relationship challenges, low self-esteem, depression, complex trauma and other mental health challenges. Using a collaborative process, I work to empower my clients to identify and make meaningful shifts that they want in their lives.
Taking the plunge into therapy can be an intimidating, yet incredibly worthwhile investment towards becoming the most fulfilled and authentic version of yourself. I am a Columbia University trained psychotherapist based in NYC who specializes in working with young adults who are navigating through life transitions and experiencing anxiety, dating/relationship challenges, low self-esteem, depression, complex trauma and other mental health challenges. Using a collaborative process, I work to empower my clients to identify and make meaningful shifts that they want in their lives.
(347) 970-2788 View (347) 970-2788
Photo of Scott Waltman, Psychologist in West Village, New York, NY
Scott Waltman
Psychologist, PhD
Verified Verified
West Village, New York, NY 10012
Dr. Waltman is a master clinician at the forefront of modern Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT). With a wealth of experience as a clinician, international trainer, bestselling author, and researcher who develops the very therapy itself, he brings a unique blend of expertise, insight, and compassion to his work. Specializing in case-conceptualization driven therapy, he tailors his interventions to meet the unique needs of each client and is known for his extensive knowledge of therapy tools and cutting-edge strategies. By creating holistic, individualized treatment plans, he helps clients overcome barriers and achieve lasting change.
Dr. Waltman is a master clinician at the forefront of modern Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT). With a wealth of experience as a clinician, international trainer, bestselling author, and researcher who develops the very therapy itself, he brings a unique blend of expertise, insight, and compassion to his work. Specializing in case-conceptualization driven therapy, he tailors his interventions to meet the unique needs of each client and is known for his extensive knowledge of therapy tools and cutting-edge strategies. By creating holistic, individualized treatment plans, he helps clients overcome barriers and achieve lasting change.
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Photo of Lillyana Morales, Counselor in West Village, New York, NY
Lillyana Morales
Counselor, MA, LMHC, LPC, CCTP
Verified Verified
3 Endorsed
West Village, New York, NY 10014  (Online Only)
If you're wrestling with challenging relationships, rollercoaster emotions, self-identity, self-love, or reclaiming comfort in your body post-trauma, know that you're not alone. My team specializes in guiding individuals through these struggles, helping you be present and equipped to handle life's curveballs. Together, we'll uncover and amplify your strengths, crafting personalized tools to navigate your thoughts and emotions. Our focus is on empowering you to live authentically, especially if you've experienced trauma be it physical, emotional, sexual, spiritual, or racial. Reach out, and let's embark on this journey of healing.
If you're wrestling with challenging relationships, rollercoaster emotions, self-identity, self-love, or reclaiming comfort in your body post-trauma, know that you're not alone. My team specializes in guiding individuals through these struggles, helping you be present and equipped to handle life's curveballs. Together, we'll uncover and amplify your strengths, crafting personalized tools to navigate your thoughts and emotions. Our focus is on empowering you to live authentically, especially if you've experienced trauma be it physical, emotional, sexual, spiritual, or racial. Reach out, and let's embark on this journey of healing.
(718) 550-0703 View (718) 550-0703
Photo of Angela W Yeung, Psychologist in West Village, New York, NY
Angela W Yeung
Psychologist, PsyD
Verified Verified
5 Endorsed
West Village, New York, NY 10011  (Online Only)
In my practice, I strive to create a safe and comfortable environment where a trusting therapeutic relationship can be built. This has been, in my 18+ years of experience, the most effective way to ensure we can do meaningful work to achieve your goals. In this therapy journey, I hope to support and challenge you along the way, working collaboratively to help you live a more fulfilling life. Through my gentle guidance, clients are encouraged to be more open and introspective by identifying goals, becoming more aware of their maladaptive thoughts and behaviors, and empowering them to work towards their needs and wants.
In my practice, I strive to create a safe and comfortable environment where a trusting therapeutic relationship can be built. This has been, in my 18+ years of experience, the most effective way to ensure we can do meaningful work to achieve your goals. In this therapy journey, I hope to support and challenge you along the way, working collaboratively to help you live a more fulfilling life. Through my gentle guidance, clients are encouraged to be more open and introspective by identifying goals, becoming more aware of their maladaptive thoughts and behaviors, and empowering them to work towards their needs and wants.
(646) 392-8176 View (646) 392-8176
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Katie Drinkwater
Counselor, MA, LMHC
Verified Verified
3 Endorsed
West Village, New York, NY 10014  (Online Only)
I am a relational therapist who works collaboratively with individuals who are experiencing anxiety, depression and overwhelm to help them cope with challenging feelings and navigate through transitionary life phases. My goal is to support you in finding solutions to current and historical problems, explore behavior patterns, and intentionally engage in behavior change to achieve your identified goals. I have clinical experience working with individuals with anxiety, depression, relationship and emotional issues, addiction, and trauma. I use modalities such as talk therapy, psychoeducation and EMDR within my practice.
I am a relational therapist who works collaboratively with individuals who are experiencing anxiety, depression and overwhelm to help them cope with challenging feelings and navigate through transitionary life phases. My goal is to support you in finding solutions to current and historical problems, explore behavior patterns, and intentionally engage in behavior change to achieve your identified goals. I have clinical experience working with individuals with anxiety, depression, relationship and emotional issues, addiction, and trauma. I use modalities such as talk therapy, psychoeducation and EMDR within my practice.
(914) 221-1341 View (914) 221-1341
Photo of Jessica MacDonald, Psychologist in West Village, New York, NY
Jessica MacDonald
Psychologist, PhD
Verified Verified
2 Endorsed
West Village, New York, NY 10014  (Online Only)
As a clinical psychologist, I specialize in helping adults make positive changes in their lives. Through the use of CBT, ACT, and compassion-focused therapy, I can help you address a variety of issues, including depression, anxiety, imposter syndrome, work stress, challenges with dating, and challenges with wedding planning. Let's work together to help you achieve your goals and live a happier, more fulfilling life.
As a clinical psychologist, I specialize in helping adults make positive changes in their lives. Through the use of CBT, ACT, and compassion-focused therapy, I can help you address a variety of issues, including depression, anxiety, imposter syndrome, work stress, challenges with dating, and challenges with wedding planning. Let's work together to help you achieve your goals and live a happier, more fulfilling life.
(704) 753-8669 View (704) 753-8669
Photo of Dr. Katherine Kirkinis in West Village, New York, NY
Dr. Katherine Kirkinis
PhD
Verified Verified
West Village, New York, NY 10014  (Online Only)
We specialize in: career coaching, career, exploration, career changes, career & work issues, career decision making, job search strategy, interview skill development, and resume writing. Our stats: 70% of clients are considering a major career transition; 80% are hired in a new job within 3 months; and 90% succeed in shifting to a more fulfilling long-term career. Wanderlust is right for you if: (1) You're ready to invest in yourself to build a successful career; and (2) if you're looking for a solution, not just to talk about one.
We specialize in: career coaching, career, exploration, career changes, career & work issues, career decision making, job search strategy, interview skill development, and resume writing. Our stats: 70% of clients are considering a major career transition; 80% are hired in a new job within 3 months; and 90% succeed in shifting to a more fulfilling long-term career. Wanderlust is right for you if: (1) You're ready to invest in yourself to build a successful career; and (2) if you're looking for a solution, not just to talk about one.
(332) 249-8979 View (332) 249-8979
Photo of Dana Vieira, Clinical Social Work/Therapist in West Village, New York, NY
Dana Vieira
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified Verified
West Village, New York, NY 10014
I focus on the treatment of adolescents and adults by integrating both psychodynamic and CBT principles. I aid my clients in achieving meaningful and lasting change by helping them better understand their thoughts, feelings and behaviors. It is my firm belief that clients ultimately do the heavy lifting in helping themselves. While I can guide them through with careful listening and appropriate questioning, it is with their dedication and hard work that they find the answers to a more fulfilling and happy life.
I focus on the treatment of adolescents and adults by integrating both psychodynamic and CBT principles. I aid my clients in achieving meaningful and lasting change by helping them better understand their thoughts, feelings and behaviors. It is my firm belief that clients ultimately do the heavy lifting in helping themselves. While I can guide them through with careful listening and appropriate questioning, it is with their dedication and hard work that they find the answers to a more fulfilling and happy life.
(631) 540-1716 View (631) 540-1716
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Heather Shannon | Certified Sex Therapist
Counselor
Verified Verified
West Village, New York, NY 10011  (Online Only)
Did your sex life hit a bump in the road and you're not sure how to get it back on track? I work with relationship partners to figure out where the sexy spark went and how to get it back. So whether you just got a bit too comfortable with each other or there's some underlying emotional issues to resolve, we will work together to get to the bottom of it and get you back to feeling the sexy spark. I love working with sexual diversity including sex workers, LGBTQIA+ clients, kinksters & non-monogamous folks.
Did your sex life hit a bump in the road and you're not sure how to get it back on track? I work with relationship partners to figure out where the sexy spark went and how to get it back. So whether you just got a bit too comfortable with each other or there's some underlying emotional issues to resolve, we will work together to get to the bottom of it and get you back to feeling the sexy spark. I love working with sexual diversity including sex workers, LGBTQIA+ clients, kinksters & non-monogamous folks.
(929) 538-3660 View (929) 538-3660
Photo of Gary McClain, Counselor in West Village, New York, NY
Gary McClain
Counselor, PhD, LMHC, CEAP
Verified Verified
2 Endorsed
West Village, New York, NY 10011
I am based in NYC. I was trained in rational-emotive behavior therapy and work with clients primarily from that perspective, with mindfulness techniques. The focus of my practice is on working with individuals who have been diagnosed with a chronic or catastrophic health condition, as well as their caregivers. Please refer to my website, JustGotdiagnosed.com, for more information about me and my practice. Please be aware that I have very limited availability for new clients at the moment, I am sorry to say.
I am based in NYC. I was trained in rational-emotive behavior therapy and work with clients primarily from that perspective, with mindfulness techniques. The focus of my practice is on working with individuals who have been diagnosed with a chronic or catastrophic health condition, as well as their caregivers. Please refer to my website, JustGotdiagnosed.com, for more information about me and my practice. Please be aware that I have very limited availability for new clients at the moment, I am sorry to say.
(646) 651-4363 View (646) 651-4363
Photo of Michelle Funaioli, Clinical Social Work/Therapist in West Village, New York, NY
Michelle Funaioli
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
West Village, New York, NY 10014
All humans struggle. It is the human condition. Though, to admit, talk about, work on or through complexities is typically met with resistance. I am open, authentic and experienced. For more than 20 years I have worked with people of all ages with varying troubles. I am calm, kind and down to earth and know from experience that I can gain relief and resolution collaboratively with anyone. I am a psychodynamically trained psychotherapist, which enables me to work with any problem/s that one may be having; and without a doubt changes for the better happen daily!
All humans struggle. It is the human condition. Though, to admit, talk about, work on or through complexities is typically met with resistance. I am open, authentic and experienced. For more than 20 years I have worked with people of all ages with varying troubles. I am calm, kind and down to earth and know from experience that I can gain relief and resolution collaboratively with anyone. I am a psychodynamically trained psychotherapist, which enables me to work with any problem/s that one may be having; and without a doubt changes for the better happen daily!
(646) 759-1232 View (646) 759-1232
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Christine Peters
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified Verified
West Village, New York, NY 10014
Christine has over 10 years of therapy experience, utilizing Cognitive Behavior Therapy, Dialectical Behavior Therapy, and other approaches. She received her degree from New York University and is also a Board Certified Behavior Analyst. She has experience working with children, adolescents, and adults for a variety of issues. These include depression, anxiety, phobias, panic, anger, stress, insomnia, ADHD, autism, developmental delays, and work/home/school issues.
Christine has over 10 years of therapy experience, utilizing Cognitive Behavior Therapy, Dialectical Behavior Therapy, and other approaches. She received her degree from New York University and is also a Board Certified Behavior Analyst. She has experience working with children, adolescents, and adults for a variety of issues. These include depression, anxiety, phobias, panic, anger, stress, insomnia, ADHD, autism, developmental delays, and work/home/school issues.
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Photo of David Braucher, Clinical Social Work/Therapist in West Village, New York, NY
David Braucher
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, PhD
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
West Village, New York, NY 10011
As a trained psychotherapist with over 25 years of clinical, supervisory and teaching experience, I have learned that we all suffer from common problems in living -- in love and in work. But the solutions that will work for each of us are as unique as we are. I have had extensive training in a variety of different approaches. We will find what works best for you!
As a trained psychotherapist with over 25 years of clinical, supervisory and teaching experience, I have learned that we all suffer from common problems in living -- in love and in work. But the solutions that will work for each of us are as unique as we are. I have had extensive training in a variety of different approaches. We will find what works best for you!
(212) 691-0688 View (212) 691-0688
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Tori Maidenberg
Licensed Master Social Worker, LMSW
Verified Verified
West Village, New York, NY 10014
Tori has extensive training in a diverse range of therapeutic modalities proven to be highly effective, including DBT, CBT, Exposure Therapy, and Couples/Family Therapy. She was a fellow in Columbia University’s DBT Training Program and trained by the renowned Behavioral Tech Institute. Working with adolescents through adulthood, Tori has cultivated a wealth of experience and expertise in addressing a wide range of therapeutic needs across the lifespan. Her focus lies in the treatment of emotional and interpersonal dysregulation, OCD, anxiety-related disorders, social anxiety, depression, trauma, grief, and couples/family issues.
Tori has extensive training in a diverse range of therapeutic modalities proven to be highly effective, including DBT, CBT, Exposure Therapy, and Couples/Family Therapy. She was a fellow in Columbia University’s DBT Training Program and trained by the renowned Behavioral Tech Institute. Working with adolescents through adulthood, Tori has cultivated a wealth of experience and expertise in addressing a wide range of therapeutic needs across the lifespan. Her focus lies in the treatment of emotional and interpersonal dysregulation, OCD, anxiety-related disorders, social anxiety, depression, trauma, grief, and couples/family issues.
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Photo of Christine Peters, Clinical Social Work/Therapist in West Village, New York, NY
Christine Peters
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified Verified
West Village, New York, NY 10012
Christine has over 10 years of therapy experience, utilizing Cognitive Behavior Therapy, Dialectical Behavior Therapy, and other approaches. She received her degree from New York University and is also a Board Certified Behavior Analyst. She has experience working with children, adolescents, and adults for a variety of issues. These include depression, anxiety, phobias, panic, anger, stress, insomnia, ADHD, autism, developmental delays, and work/home/school issues.
Christine has over 10 years of therapy experience, utilizing Cognitive Behavior Therapy, Dialectical Behavior Therapy, and other approaches. She received her degree from New York University and is also a Board Certified Behavior Analyst. She has experience working with children, adolescents, and adults for a variety of issues. These include depression, anxiety, phobias, panic, anger, stress, insomnia, ADHD, autism, developmental delays, and work/home/school issues.
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Leslie Tan
Counselor, MA, LMHC
Verified Verified
2 Endorsed
West Village, New York, NY 10014  (Online Only)
The way we think about ourselves and the world we are in greatly influences our feelings and actions. If we take the time to consider other alternatives, we might be able to see events from a more helpful perspective, and with practice, engage in more beneficial behaviors. I enjoy making my clients be active participants in their journey towards emotional wellness. My clients are the experts on their own life, and my job is to help you come to discover what is best for yourself.
The way we think about ourselves and the world we are in greatly influences our feelings and actions. If we take the time to consider other alternatives, we might be able to see events from a more helpful perspective, and with practice, engage in more beneficial behaviors. I enjoy making my clients be active participants in their journey towards emotional wellness. My clients are the experts on their own life, and my job is to help you come to discover what is best for yourself.
(929) 296-1794 View (929) 296-1794
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Step Out of Your Story
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified Verified
West Village, New York, NY 10014
As a holistic psychotherapist and deep soul diver, I view every life as a sacred story that is open to interpretation, especially your own. In many ways, I consider myself a spiritual midwife of sorts, helping you emerge from difficult life transitions with more confidence, clarity, and compassion for yourself and others because, after all, we're only human. I take an intuitive, informed and sometimes playful approach to self discovery that respects each person's unique strengths, gifts, and situation. My clients often tell me they feel very seen and understood, and that my insights are very helpful.
As a holistic psychotherapist and deep soul diver, I view every life as a sacred story that is open to interpretation, especially your own. In many ways, I consider myself a spiritual midwife of sorts, helping you emerge from difficult life transitions with more confidence, clarity, and compassion for yourself and others because, after all, we're only human. I take an intuitive, informed and sometimes playful approach to self discovery that respects each person's unique strengths, gifts, and situation. My clients often tell me they feel very seen and understood, and that my insights are very helpful.
(646) 490-0507 View (646) 490-0507
Photo of Elaine Yudkovitz, Clinical Social Work/Therapist in West Village, New York, NY
Elaine Yudkovitz
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, PhD, LCSW
Verified Verified
West Village, New York, NY 10011
Someday I'd like to write about "Living Fully and Meaningfully When Times Are Hard". Meanwhile, I am committed to providing a therapeutic relationship that helps people find resilience in themselves to do that. Times are hard for many reasons: relational, financial, vocational, or physiology that stops us: anxiety, depression, bipolar disorder or ADD. I treat adults, couples, adolescents, and children with a soft spot in my heart, and clinical expertise, for young children and parents with attachment, relational, communication, regulatory, separation and self esteem issues. Things can change. Through work that uses relational talk therapy, mindfulness, problem solving and trauma based strategies.
Someday I'd like to write about "Living Fully and Meaningfully When Times Are Hard". Meanwhile, I am committed to providing a therapeutic relationship that helps people find resilience in themselves to do that. Times are hard for many reasons: relational, financial, vocational, or physiology that stops us: anxiety, depression, bipolar disorder or ADD. I treat adults, couples, adolescents, and children with a soft spot in my heart, and clinical expertise, for young children and parents with attachment, relational, communication, regulatory, separation and self esteem issues. Things can change. Through work that uses relational talk therapy, mindfulness, problem solving and trauma based strategies.
(646) 798-5490 View (646) 798-5490

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Number of Therapists in West Village, New York, NY

500+

Average cost per session

$200

Therapists in West Village, New York, NY who prioritize treating:

94% Anxiety
92% Relationship Issues
92% Depression
82% Self Esteem
73% Trauma and PTSD
67% Grief
64% Family Conflict

Average years in practice

13 Years

Top 3 insurances accepted

73% Aetna
61% UnitedHealthcare UHC | UBH
58% Cigna and Evernorth

How Therapists in West Village, New York, NY see their clients

68% In Person and Online
32% Online Only

Gender breakdown

71% Female
28% Male
1% Non-Binary

FAQs - About Therapy and Counseling

How can I find a therapist in West Village, 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.