Therapists in Syracuse, NY

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Photo of Harriet Marcia Casey, Clinical Social Work/Therapist in Syracuse, NY
Harriet Marcia Casey
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, DCC
Verified
Syracuse, NY 13215  (Online Only)
Waitlist for new clients
I offer a caring and compassionate place to do your healing work. I have over thirty years of experience working with adults, adolescents and children. My goal is to help you find the tools you need to bring harmony and balance to your life.
I offer a caring and compassionate place to do your healing work. I have over thirty years of experience working with adults, adolescents and children. My goal is to help you find the tools you need to bring harmony and balance to your life.
(315) 895-1494 View (315) 895-1494
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Gary P Weinstein
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified
1 Endorsed
Syracuse, NY 13214
Whether you are hurting acutely, or have suffered long, or seek personal growth, I am ready to help you. Self defeating, self sabotaging behaviors? We'll confront them, help you grow past them. Trauma you've held too long? I offer somatic (non-talking) solutions. Just feeling lost, in search of meaning, clinging to the past and dreading the future? Come to therapy. "These days we each must heroic just to get by..." Someone said.
Whether you are hurting acutely, or have suffered long, or seek personal growth, I am ready to help you. Self defeating, self sabotaging behaviors? We'll confront them, help you grow past them. Trauma you've held too long? I offer somatic (non-talking) solutions. Just feeling lost, in search of meaning, clinging to the past and dreading the future? Come to therapy. "These days we each must heroic just to get by..." Someone said.
(315) 623-1238 View (315) 623-1238
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Jim Feinberg LCSW-r CH.t
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW-R, CHT
Verified
2 Endorsed
Syracuse, NY 13206
Are you feeling down? Living with HIV/AIDS? Are you facing challenges as an LBGT person? Are you struggling with substances? Are you grieving the loss of a loved one? Sense of self? Are you and your intimate partner having difficulties in your relationship? Are people telling you you are not the same person they know? I have 23 years of experience in working with Gay and Lesbian issues, people with HIV/AIDS, Grief/Loss, Substance Abuse, Mental Health issues, Depression, Anxiety, Individual and Couples therapy. I work in conjunction with you , to be forthcoming, find your strengths and maximize the benefits of therapy.
Are you feeling down? Living with HIV/AIDS? Are you facing challenges as an LBGT person? Are you struggling with substances? Are you grieving the loss of a loved one? Sense of self? Are you and your intimate partner having difficulties in your relationship? Are people telling you you are not the same person they know? I have 23 years of experience in working with Gay and Lesbian issues, people with HIV/AIDS, Grief/Loss, Substance Abuse, Mental Health issues, Depression, Anxiety, Individual and Couples therapy. I work in conjunction with you , to be forthcoming, find your strengths and maximize the benefits of therapy.
(718) 412-8126 View (718) 412-8126
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Tzippy Preil
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified
3 Endorsed
Syracuse, NY 13206  (Online Only)
Tzippy Preil, LCSW, is a licensed psychotherapist who focuses on adults in the Jewish community. She addresses many areas in day-to-day life including anxiety, depression, self-esteem, self-confidence, emotion regulation, behavior disorders, trauma and relationships. She has experience working in a variety of environments such as public and private schools, non-for-profit agencies, as well as clinic and private practice settings. Her clinical approach engages in a number of therapeutic techniques, such as CBT, EFT, Somatic Intervention, Trauma Interventions, Art Therapy, Play Therapy, etc.
Tzippy Preil, LCSW, is a licensed psychotherapist who focuses on adults in the Jewish community. She addresses many areas in day-to-day life including anxiety, depression, self-esteem, self-confidence, emotion regulation, behavior disorders, trauma and relationships. She has experience working in a variety of environments such as public and private schools, non-for-profit agencies, as well as clinic and private practice settings. Her clinical approach engages in a number of therapeutic techniques, such as CBT, EFT, Somatic Intervention, Trauma Interventions, Art Therapy, Play Therapy, etc.
(315) 306-3540 View (315) 306-3540
Photo of Zyeshia Jenkins, Clinical Social Work/Therapist in Syracuse, NY
Zyeshia Jenkins
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified
1 Endorsed
Syracuse, NY 13206
Change is possible as life is a journey of self discovery. If you’re struggling with Addiction, Anxiety, Depression, Life , PTSD, Parenting, Stress, Trauma, Relationship issues, or just need someone to talk to...I am listening... I want you to know that YOU ARE NOT ALONE and YOUR VOICE MATTERS! Together we can explore ways to navigate the stuff that can cause us to feel stuck or unfulfilled.
Change is possible as life is a journey of self discovery. If you’re struggling with Addiction, Anxiety, Depression, Life , PTSD, Parenting, Stress, Trauma, Relationship issues, or just need someone to talk to...I am listening... I want you to know that YOU ARE NOT ALONE and YOUR VOICE MATTERS! Together we can explore ways to navigate the stuff that can cause us to feel stuck or unfulfilled.
(315) 322-9134 View (315) 322-9134
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Brianna Gomez
Marriage & Family Therapist, AAMFT, LMFT
Verified
4 Endorsed
Syracuse, NY 13224  (Online Only)
Strength and growth come only through continuous effort and struggle." Napoleon Hill. Every journey of life has highs and lows. The fluctuation of those experiences are what mold us into the people we are meant to become. Although we are each on our own journey, life isn't meant to be traveled alone. Having others around us for guidance and companionship is a natural need.
Strength and growth come only through continuous effort and struggle." Napoleon Hill. Every journey of life has highs and lows. The fluctuation of those experiences are what mold us into the people we are meant to become. Although we are each on our own journey, life isn't meant to be traveled alone. Having others around us for guidance and companionship is a natural need.
(315) 800-0011 View (315) 800-0011
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Derek Wittman
Counselor, LMHC, LPC
Verified
2 Endorsed
Syracuse, NY 13290  (Online Only)
Welcome to Sage in Time Mental Health Counseling, where healing begins and hope is restored. I am Derek Wittman, LMHC, LPC. Life can be filled with challenges, and at times, seeking support is the first step towards positive change. My therapy services are designed to provide a safe and compassionate space for individuals and couples to explore, grow, and thrive. I believe in the transformative power of therapy. Whether you are navigating personal struggles, facing relationship difficulties, or coping with the complexities of everyday life, I am here to guide you on your path to well-being.
Welcome to Sage in Time Mental Health Counseling, where healing begins and hope is restored. I am Derek Wittman, LMHC, LPC. Life can be filled with challenges, and at times, seeking support is the first step towards positive change. My therapy services are designed to provide a safe and compassionate space for individuals and couples to explore, grow, and thrive. I believe in the transformative power of therapy. Whether you are navigating personal struggles, facing relationship difficulties, or coping with the complexities of everyday life, I am here to guide you on your path to well-being.
(315) 902-0983 View (315) 902-0983
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Therapy One
Counselor, LMHC, NCC
Verified
1 Endorsed
Syracuse, NY 13214  (Online Only)
One of the best decisions you can make in your life is to reach out and ask for help. I am that hand you can grasp for compassionate care and direction as you navigate a better understanding of yourself. Anxiety and depression can make you feel alone and helpless. They are not easy mental health disorders to navigate without help. You are strong! You are mighty! You are not alone! I am here with you along your journey as you become better aware of how you can take control and overcome the struggles you may have with panic attacks, sadness, and mood disorders. I am ready to listen and help you regain control of your life.
One of the best decisions you can make in your life is to reach out and ask for help. I am that hand you can grasp for compassionate care and direction as you navigate a better understanding of yourself. Anxiety and depression can make you feel alone and helpless. They are not easy mental health disorders to navigate without help. You are strong! You are mighty! You are not alone! I am here with you along your journey as you become better aware of how you can take control and overcome the struggles you may have with panic attacks, sadness, and mood disorders. I am ready to listen and help you regain control of your life.
(315) 322-9346 View (315) 322-9346
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Susan Hart Presley
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified
Syracuse, NY 13206  (Online Only)
I treat anxiety, depression, narcissism, couples, adults and more with science and care. I focus on comfort, precision and thoroughness to strengthen the dynamics and boundaries of life, event and issue strategies. Learn specific skills and understand how education, career, boundaries and justice combine to express themselves into human behavior and thought. All ages, experiences, education and careers, individual, marriage, family, career, sport, and court. Decades as a therapist, teacher, coach, and in investigation and research. Best performance outcomes in a diversity of settings and factors. CBT if desired. Private.
I treat anxiety, depression, narcissism, couples, adults and more with science and care. I focus on comfort, precision and thoroughness to strengthen the dynamics and boundaries of life, event and issue strategies. Learn specific skills and understand how education, career, boundaries and justice combine to express themselves into human behavior and thought. All ages, experiences, education and careers, individual, marriage, family, career, sport, and court. Decades as a therapist, teacher, coach, and in investigation and research. Best performance outcomes in a diversity of settings and factors. CBT if desired. Private.
(315) 302-1750 View (315) 302-1750
Photo of Regina Russo, Clinical Social Work/Therapist in Syracuse, NY
Regina Russo
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified
Syracuse, NY 13210
For 10+ years, I have been serving the Syracuse community in various settings, helping others to learn ways to manage anxiety, depression, and challenging life events. I use a person centered and strength based approach.
For 10+ years, I have been serving the Syracuse community in various settings, helping others to learn ways to manage anxiety, depression, and challenging life events. I use a person centered and strength based approach.
(315) 908-0929 View (315) 908-0929
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Natalie Gordon
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT
Verified
Syracuse, NY 13206
Waitlist for new clients
I see therapy as providing an emotionally safe place for clients to reflect on whatever they are experiencing, to feel understood, and to receive help identifying ways to feel more settled internally and more able to manage life problems assertively. I have worked for over 35 years with clients from all kinds of circumstances and with a wide range of relationship and mental health difficulties. Whether they are seeking brief or long-term therapy, alone or with a partner or family members, I welcome clients of all ages.
I see therapy as providing an emotionally safe place for clients to reflect on whatever they are experiencing, to feel understood, and to receive help identifying ways to feel more settled internally and more able to manage life problems assertively. I have worked for over 35 years with clients from all kinds of circumstances and with a wide range of relationship and mental health difficulties. Whether they are seeking brief or long-term therapy, alone or with a partner or family members, I welcome clients of all ages.
(315) 364-0960 View (315) 364-0960
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Serenity Psychotherapy PLLC. Group Practice
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified
1 Endorsed
Syracuse, NY 13206  (Online Only)
Getting to the root of your pain, learning to deal with it, building upon your strengths then learning to act versus react to people and events is the goal of our approach. We have a long history of working with diverse populations, who have developed varied problems: Mental Health, Substance Abuse, Marital, Parenting, Occupational, grief and more Our approach is to work with your strengths; help you to develop new views and skills and then organize them into a plan that works in obtaining your goals.
Getting to the root of your pain, learning to deal with it, building upon your strengths then learning to act versus react to people and events is the goal of our approach. We have a long history of working with diverse populations, who have developed varied problems: Mental Health, Substance Abuse, Marital, Parenting, Occupational, grief and more Our approach is to work with your strengths; help you to develop new views and skills and then organize them into a plan that works in obtaining your goals.
(315) 277-6917 View (315) 277-6917
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Shawne Ellen Steiger
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW-R
Verified
1 Endorsed
Syracuse, NY 13210  (Online Only)
Not accepting new clients
I have 31 years of experience helping people who are hurting change their lives. Often, we develop skills to survive difficult situations -childhood abuse, bullying in school, a bad car accident, sexual assault, an abusive marriage or boss - and it's hard to stop using those old skills, even when we no longer need them. We react in a new relationship as if we have to protect ourselves from things in the past. This often leads to more pain and unwanted outcomes. I can help you recognize those maladaptive coping skills. Change is difficult and often scary, but so worth it. I will be there cheerleading you as you practice new skills.
I have 31 years of experience helping people who are hurting change their lives. Often, we develop skills to survive difficult situations -childhood abuse, bullying in school, a bad car accident, sexual assault, an abusive marriage or boss - and it's hard to stop using those old skills, even when we no longer need them. We react in a new relationship as if we have to protect ourselves from things in the past. This often leads to more pain and unwanted outcomes. I can help you recognize those maladaptive coping skills. Change is difficult and often scary, but so worth it. I will be there cheerleading you as you practice new skills.
(680) 206-2402 View (680) 206-2402
Photo of Tanya Peterson, Occupational Therapist in Syracuse, NY
Tanya Peterson
Occupational Therapist, MS, OTR/L, CTP
Verified
Syracuse, NY 13202
I blend my genuine enthusiasm with dedicated training in sexuality and relationship trauma to help clients evolve into their most passionate selves. What truly lights me up is empowering clients to rediscover intimacy, foster emotional connection, and achieve a fulfilling intimate life. I'm here to walk beside you, offering compassionate support and empowering interventions to help you reclaim control and rediscover a sense of fulfillment. I am a board-certified sexologist, certified trauma professional and currently completing certification as an Integrative Sex and Couples Counselor.
I blend my genuine enthusiasm with dedicated training in sexuality and relationship trauma to help clients evolve into their most passionate selves. What truly lights me up is empowering clients to rediscover intimacy, foster emotional connection, and achieve a fulfilling intimate life. I'm here to walk beside you, offering compassionate support and empowering interventions to help you reclaim control and rediscover a sense of fulfillment. I am a board-certified sexologist, certified trauma professional and currently completing certification as an Integrative Sex and Couples Counselor.
(315) 847-4195 View (315) 847-4195
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Paige Audenino
Counselor, LMHC, MS
Verified
Syracuse, NY 13202  (Online Only)
Life can be overwhelming at times and hard to manage. In therapy with me, together we will work to cope and work through areas that bring you distress. Feedback I have received from individuals who have entered into therapy with me, is that they felt I was not “a robot” & felt comfortable due to my warm and relatable approach. I have assisted individuals discover & create boundaries, healing from trauma, & overcome daily obstacles such as anxiety attacks and depressive feelings. I have helped couples successfully confront their issues, build communication skills, and understand the dynamics of their relationship more clearly.
Life can be overwhelming at times and hard to manage. In therapy with me, together we will work to cope and work through areas that bring you distress. Feedback I have received from individuals who have entered into therapy with me, is that they felt I was not “a robot” & felt comfortable due to my warm and relatable approach. I have assisted individuals discover & create boundaries, healing from trauma, & overcome daily obstacles such as anxiety attacks and depressive feelings. I have helped couples successfully confront their issues, build communication skills, and understand the dynamics of their relationship more clearly.
(315) 961-8600 View (315) 961-8600
Photo of Jane Valetchikov, Psychologist in Syracuse, NY
Jane Valetchikov
Psychologist, PsyD
Verified
Syracuse, NY 13202
I know that coming to therapy can be challenging and I am committed to creating a warm, empathic, and safe space for our time together. My priority is to meet you where you are in order to help you on your journey to a more authentic and fulfilling life and I will tailor the treatment to meet your individual needs and goals. I work in an integrative way, drawing on a variety of theories that will allow us to look at the root of your concerns. I also utilize mindfulness techniques and behavioral strategies to help you improve your coping and self-care skills.
I know that coming to therapy can be challenging and I am committed to creating a warm, empathic, and safe space for our time together. My priority is to meet you where you are in order to help you on your journey to a more authentic and fulfilling life and I will tailor the treatment to meet your individual needs and goals. I work in an integrative way, drawing on a variety of theories that will allow us to look at the root of your concerns. I also utilize mindfulness techniques and behavioral strategies to help you improve your coping and self-care skills.
(315) 756-6134 View (315) 756-6134
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Transitional Therapy LLC
Counselor, LMHC, CASAC , LPC
Verified
Syracuse, NY 13205  (Online Only)
Does change make you feel uncomfortable? are you anxious about the future? worried about the past? or having a difficult time being present in the moment? life can be overwhelming sometimes, but the good news is you don't have to figure it out on your own. As your therapist, I will help you navigate through difficult transitions in life, assist you with reaching your desired goals and provide you with the necessary resources that you may need in order to have a healthy relationship with yourself and others.
Does change make you feel uncomfortable? are you anxious about the future? worried about the past? or having a difficult time being present in the moment? life can be overwhelming sometimes, but the good news is you don't have to figure it out on your own. As your therapist, I will help you navigate through difficult transitions in life, assist you with reaching your desired goals and provide you with the necessary resources that you may need in order to have a healthy relationship with yourself and others.
(214) 751-6465 View (214) 751-6465
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Caitlin Dawson Brown
Counselor, MS, LMHC
Verified
1 Endorsed
Syracuse, NY 13202
In therapy we will build upon your own inner strength and authentic self to process and heal pain or psychological injuries that may be getting in the way of living a healthy, integrated and fulfilling life. I believe that therapy is a collaborative process: we will work together to navigate and explore any problems or patterns in your life that may be contributing to the challenges that you face. I am not a therapist that will tell you what to do, but I will help you explore all the parts that make up YOU, including the parts of you that are resilient and know the way forward.
In therapy we will build upon your own inner strength and authentic self to process and heal pain or psychological injuries that may be getting in the way of living a healthy, integrated and fulfilling life. I believe that therapy is a collaborative process: we will work together to navigate and explore any problems or patterns in your life that may be contributing to the challenges that you face. I am not a therapist that will tell you what to do, but I will help you explore all the parts that make up YOU, including the parts of you that are resilient and know the way forward.
(315) 828-0361 View (315) 828-0361
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Ginger Anson
MA, MEd, MHC-LP
Verified
1 Endorsed
Syracuse, NY 13210  (Online Only)
Imagine that a miracle happens overnight. When you wake up, you are living as your ideal self. What is the first thing you and others will notice about you? What role will you play in creating your miracle cure? How can we work together to make this your reality? Creating a trusting therapeutic relationship is the first step. Whether you want to decrease isolation, increase connections with friends & family, or help to find the right solution, I am here. My specialty is finding the root of the problem, exposing it to the sunlight, and helping it move from the place it has been stuck to stuck to create room for growth and healing.
Imagine that a miracle happens overnight. When you wake up, you are living as your ideal self. What is the first thing you and others will notice about you? What role will you play in creating your miracle cure? How can we work together to make this your reality? Creating a trusting therapeutic relationship is the first step. Whether you want to decrease isolation, increase connections with friends & family, or help to find the right solution, I am here. My specialty is finding the root of the problem, exposing it to the sunlight, and helping it move from the place it has been stuck to stuck to create room for growth and healing.
(315) 897-8135 View (315) 897-8135
Photo of Khira Fryar, Clinical Social Work/Therapist in Syracuse, NY
Khira Fryar
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, MFT
Verified
3 Endorsed
Syracuse, NY 13206  (Online Only)
Hey! So I'm Khira (like Ky-Ruh) and I'm really happy you're here! Have you been struggling with some sadness that won't seem to go away no matter how hard you try? Have you and your partner(s) been struggling to communicate? Family dysfunction getting the best of you? Maybe you've suffered a pretty big loss that you're having trouble navigating. Whatever it is, I want to help you through it. Fears, anxieties and traumas can stifle us. You don't have to be Super(wo)man all the time. Let's figure out how to put your cape down for a bit and take care of the most important person in your life...You!
Hey! So I'm Khira (like Ky-Ruh) and I'm really happy you're here! Have you been struggling with some sadness that won't seem to go away no matter how hard you try? Have you and your partner(s) been struggling to communicate? Family dysfunction getting the best of you? Maybe you've suffered a pretty big loss that you're having trouble navigating. Whatever it is, I want to help you through it. Fears, anxieties and traumas can stifle us. You don't have to be Super(wo)man all the time. Let's figure out how to put your cape down for a bit and take care of the most important person in your life...You!
(315) 388-7023 View (315) 388-7023

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Number of Therapists in Syracuse, NY

400+

Average cost per session

$130

Therapists in Syracuse, NY who prioritize treating:

94% Anxiety
87% Depression
81% Relationship Issues
78% Self Esteem
76% Coping Skills
75% Stress
72% Trauma and PTSD

Average years in practice

12 Years

Top 3 insurances accepted

73% Aetna
63% UnitedHealthcare UHC | UBH
55% Cigna and Evernorth

How Therapists in Syracuse, NY see their clients

55% In Person and Online
45% Online Only

Gender breakdown

82% Female
17% Male
1% Non-Binary

FAQs - About Therapy and Counseling

How can I find a therapist in Syracuse?

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

Learn more about how to find a therapist

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

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

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

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

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

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

What type of therapy is right for me?

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

How much does therapy cost?

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

What are more affordable or low cost therapy solutions?

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

Is online therapy cheaper than in-person therapy?

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

Is online therapy a good option?

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

Are therapy sessions confidential?

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