Therapists in Franklinton, Columbus, OH

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Acacia Quaintance
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LISW-S
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Franklinton, Columbus, OH 43215  (Online Only)
Welcome to a journey of healing and self-discovery! Greetings! I'm Acacia, I'm a seasoned therapist with seven years of expertise in guiding individuals toward resilience, empowerment, and a life filled with purpose. My passion lies in untangling the complexities of the human mind and heart, empowering you to rewrite your story. Most of my work has beeb with clients who have faced the tumultuous storms of life, wrestling with the shadows of trauma, PTSD, depression, anxiety, and intimacy issues. These struggles are not roadblocks; they are invitations to transform, grow, and reclaim your inner strength.
Welcome to a journey of healing and self-discovery! Greetings! I'm Acacia, I'm a seasoned therapist with seven years of expertise in guiding individuals toward resilience, empowerment, and a life filled with purpose. My passion lies in untangling the complexities of the human mind and heart, empowering you to rewrite your story. Most of my work has beeb with clients who have faced the tumultuous storms of life, wrestling with the shadows of trauma, PTSD, depression, anxiety, and intimacy issues. These struggles are not roadblocks; they are invitations to transform, grow, and reclaim your inner strength.
(614) 665-1482 View (614) 665-1482
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Amber Raffeld
Marriage & Family Therapist, IMFT, SEP, NARM L2
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Franklinton, Columbus, OH 43215
Whether you are navigating anxiety, challenges in relationships, accumulated stress, past trauma, communication, and attuning to needs of yourself and others, I would be honored to participate in you feeling a greater connection to your experiences, yourself, and with others in relationship. I provide specializations in Somatic Experiencing, NeuroAffective Relational Model, ethical non-monogamy, polyamory, LGBTQIA+, kink positive, accumulated stress, and trauma. I enjoy providing individual, couple, consensual non-monogamy, polycule, family and non-traditional family mental health services.
Whether you are navigating anxiety, challenges in relationships, accumulated stress, past trauma, communication, and attuning to needs of yourself and others, I would be honored to participate in you feeling a greater connection to your experiences, yourself, and with others in relationship. I provide specializations in Somatic Experiencing, NeuroAffective Relational Model, ethical non-monogamy, polyamory, LGBTQIA+, kink positive, accumulated stress, and trauma. I enjoy providing individual, couple, consensual non-monogamy, polycule, family and non-traditional family mental health services.
(614) 820-1667 View (614) 820-1667
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Renee McCallion
Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor, MA, LPCC
Verified Verified
Franklinton, Columbus, OH 43222  (Online Only)
Welcome! Choosing a therapist is a thoughtful experience, and I hope to offer you comfort in sharing a bit about my background. I have been practicing for 11 years and have owned my own therapy practice since 2020 - Coral Canopy Counseling. I have experience working with individuals with anxiety, depression, ADHD, and trauma. Outside of my clinical work, I am passionate about advocacy and creating change systemically-including social injustices involving racial & economic inequality, and the rights of the LGBTQIA+ community. Being a therapist is understanding that no one exists in a vacuum and that environment impacts mental health.
Welcome! Choosing a therapist is a thoughtful experience, and I hope to offer you comfort in sharing a bit about my background. I have been practicing for 11 years and have owned my own therapy practice since 2020 - Coral Canopy Counseling. I have experience working with individuals with anxiety, depression, ADHD, and trauma. Outside of my clinical work, I am passionate about advocacy and creating change systemically-including social injustices involving racial & economic inequality, and the rights of the LGBTQIA+ community. Being a therapist is understanding that no one exists in a vacuum and that environment impacts mental health.
(614) 702-2573 View (614) 702-2573
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New Hope Therapists
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LISW
Verified Verified
Franklinton, Columbus, OH 43222
Hi there! My name is Eric Eghan, I am a therapist at New Hope Therapists. I am inspired by my faith and believe that a tender plant can shoot and blossom from a dry ground. I believe in the harvest no matter how dry the ground may be. I believe healing and growth can occur no matter how difficult the situation may be. I believe a new you can emerge from the same old you. I am hopeful about your situation just as a tree has hope that it will sprout again when cut off. I keep hoping even when there is no reason for hope.
Hi there! My name is Eric Eghan, I am a therapist at New Hope Therapists. I am inspired by my faith and believe that a tender plant can shoot and blossom from a dry ground. I believe in the harvest no matter how dry the ground may be. I believe healing and growth can occur no matter how difficult the situation may be. I believe a new you can emerge from the same old you. I am hopeful about your situation just as a tree has hope that it will sprout again when cut off. I keep hoping even when there is no reason for hope.
(380) 212-2755 View (380) 212-2755
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Violet Vanilla Valley
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LSW
Verified Verified
Franklinton, Columbus, OH 43222  (Online Only)
My clients are typically between the ages of 16 and 60. They are typically, but not exclusively, queer, trans, polyamorous, neurodivergent, or exploring identities. Clients come to me to receive coaching from someone who shares one or more of my identities. freespiritcounselingllc.com/violet-vanilla-valley-msw-lsw-she-they/
My clients are typically between the ages of 16 and 60. They are typically, but not exclusively, queer, trans, polyamorous, neurodivergent, or exploring identities. Clients come to me to receive coaching from someone who shares one or more of my identities. freespiritcounselingllc.com/violet-vanilla-valley-msw-lsw-she-they/
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Terrance L Phillis
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, LPC
Verified Verified
Franklinton, Columbus, OH 43222
My passion is working with couples, families and people who struggle with substances and alcohol. I have worked with a variety of populations, such as kids, sex offenders, people who struggle with addictions, individuals, couples and families. I also worked in different environments, including corrections, group settings, inpatient and outpatient treatment.
My passion is working with couples, families and people who struggle with substances and alcohol. I have worked with a variety of populations, such as kids, sex offenders, people who struggle with addictions, individuals, couples and families. I also worked in different environments, including corrections, group settings, inpatient and outpatient treatment.
(614) 819-3205 View (614) 819-3205
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Dr. Marsheena Murray
Psychologist, PhD, ABPP
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Franklinton, Columbus, OH 43215  (Online Only)
Parenting, especially during these times, can be exhausting, frustrating, and extremely difficult. Sometimes it feels like a thankless job that you cannot quit. In our work together, you will see the changes you desire. Your child will begin listening. You will stop receiving calls from the school about your child’s behavior. Your teen will begin to make better decisions and have meaningful conversations with you. Through my work with your family, you will find yourself yelling less and enjoying parenting more.
Parenting, especially during these times, can be exhausting, frustrating, and extremely difficult. Sometimes it feels like a thankless job that you cannot quit. In our work together, you will see the changes you desire. Your child will begin listening. You will stop receiving calls from the school about your child’s behavior. Your teen will begin to make better decisions and have meaningful conversations with you. Through my work with your family, you will find yourself yelling less and enjoying parenting more.
(614) 665-1982 View (614) 665-1982
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Melinda Nichols Balliett
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LSW
Verified Verified
Franklinton, Columbus, OH 43215  (Online Only)
As a mental health and substance use therapist I have worked with youth and adults in both residential and outpatient settings. I have received additional and ongoing training in CBT, Motivational Interviewing, Grief counseling, Trauma Informed Care, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Sex Therapy, DBT, Existential Therapy, Behavior Management, ACT(Serious Mental Illness)Substance Use treatment: SMART, Exposure Therapy and Crisis intervention. However, I believe the greatest source of healing is self. Finding and honoring our authentic self is what derives purpose and meaning in our lives.
As a mental health and substance use therapist I have worked with youth and adults in both residential and outpatient settings. I have received additional and ongoing training in CBT, Motivational Interviewing, Grief counseling, Trauma Informed Care, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Sex Therapy, DBT, Existential Therapy, Behavior Management, ACT(Serious Mental Illness)Substance Use treatment: SMART, Exposure Therapy and Crisis intervention. However, I believe the greatest source of healing is self. Finding and honoring our authentic self is what derives purpose and meaning in our lives.
(614) 660-8083 View (614) 660-8083
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Monica Davis
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LISW
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Franklinton, Columbus, OH 43215  (Online Only)
Not accepting new clients
Are you navigating life's complexities, like stress, mood instability, or relationship challenges? Maybe you're on a journey to heal from past experiences or striving for personal growth, but you feel the weight of societal pressures and systemic issues. If you're seeking a welcoming space to be your authentic self and you value a therapist who not only honors your unique background but also actively challenges oppressive systems, we might be a great match. You're not just seeking quick fixes; you desire a transformative journey toward self-discovery, wellbeing and a broader understanding of the world around you.
Are you navigating life's complexities, like stress, mood instability, or relationship challenges? Maybe you're on a journey to heal from past experiences or striving for personal growth, but you feel the weight of societal pressures and systemic issues. If you're seeking a welcoming space to be your authentic self and you value a therapist who not only honors your unique background but also actively challenges oppressive systems, we might be a great match. You're not just seeking quick fixes; you desire a transformative journey toward self-discovery, wellbeing and a broader understanding of the world around you.
(614) 714-5656 View (614) 714-5656
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Free Spirit Counseling
Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Verified Verified
2 Endorsed
Franklinton, Columbus, OH 43215  (Online Only)
Your story matters. Do you feel like you're stuck dealing with life stress, maybe crippling effects from a trauma that is making daily life harder to cope with? It can feel scary to reach out for help but finding the right therapist can make that journey feel less scary. At Free Spirit Counseling we work to make clients feel comfortable and connected during therapy which helps them to make the most progress. We have therapists who specialize in many areas of mental health and can meet any needs that you have.
Your story matters. Do you feel like you're stuck dealing with life stress, maybe crippling effects from a trauma that is making daily life harder to cope with? It can feel scary to reach out for help but finding the right therapist can make that journey feel less scary. At Free Spirit Counseling we work to make clients feel comfortable and connected during therapy which helps them to make the most progress. We have therapists who specialize in many areas of mental health and can meet any needs that you have.
(614) 385-1698 View (614) 385-1698
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Jenna Moran
Counselor, LPCC-S, LCDCIII
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Franklinton, Columbus, OH 43215
(Currently not available for new clients) Your life story is full of successes and struggles, pain and joy, and we can work together to create a life that has meaning and that makes you proud. I will provide a safe space of acceptance for you to figure out who you are and who you want to be, without pressure or judgement. Through your courage, hard work, and vulnerability, you can reach your treatment goals.
(Currently not available for new clients) Your life story is full of successes and struggles, pain and joy, and we can work together to create a life that has meaning and that makes you proud. I will provide a safe space of acceptance for you to figure out who you are and who you want to be, without pressure or judgement. Through your courage, hard work, and vulnerability, you can reach your treatment goals.
(380) 777-5538 View (380) 777-5538
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Donte M Hardy
Licensed Professional Counselor, MS, LPC
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Franklinton, Columbus, OH 43222  (Online Only)
People seek psychotherapy for different reasons. Sometimes they want to solve a specific problem produced by difficult circumstances; sometimes they want relief from feelings of general unhappiness and anxiety; other times they want to make a change, to feel less stuck, less depressed and more hopeful. Asking for help is the first important step. It gives substance to our desire for change and makes concrete our wish to feel better. This very act of asking says that we feel entitled to support and serious consideration.
People seek psychotherapy for different reasons. Sometimes they want to solve a specific problem produced by difficult circumstances; sometimes they want relief from feelings of general unhappiness and anxiety; other times they want to make a change, to feel less stuck, less depressed and more hopeful. Asking for help is the first important step. It gives substance to our desire for change and makes concrete our wish to feel better. This very act of asking says that we feel entitled to support and serious consideration.
(614) 858-8533 View (614) 858-8533
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Keisha A. Savage
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MA, MSW, LISW-S
Verified Verified
Franklinton, Columbus, OH 43215  (Online Only)
I use a strength-based, person centered, integrated approach, working collaboratively to identify, clarify, and create meaningful treatment goals. I work to meet individuals where they are, with the understanding that you are the expert of your own experience. I draw from a variety of evidence-based methodologies to create a unique therapeutic experience for each individual.
I use a strength-based, person centered, integrated approach, working collaboratively to identify, clarify, and create meaningful treatment goals. I work to meet individuals where they are, with the understanding that you are the expert of your own experience. I draw from a variety of evidence-based methodologies to create a unique therapeutic experience for each individual.
(614) 591-7732 View (614) 591-7732
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Autumn Francisco
Licensed Social Worker, MSW, LSW
Verified Verified
Franklinton, Columbus, OH 43215  (Online Only)
Waitlist for new clients
Therapy starts with grace and ends with grace. I believe in looking at things from a holistic approach, which involves getting to the root. Finding a therapist can be overwhelming but give yourself some grace, change is not easy. I’m here to help you find balance and the tools to pour into yourself.
Therapy starts with grace and ends with grace. I believe in looking at things from a holistic approach, which involves getting to the root. Finding a therapist can be overwhelming but give yourself some grace, change is not easy. I’m here to help you find balance and the tools to pour into yourself.
(614) 541-1934 View (614) 541-1934
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New Directions Therapy
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LICSW
Verified Verified
7 Endorsed
Franklinton, Columbus, OH 43215  (Online Only)
I love working with all different types of people wanting to change how they respond to life. My ideal clients want to learn how to respond to life, rather than react to life. The last four years have been hard and everyone can benefit from therapy. The couples I work best are seeking help with their sex life. A lot of couples I work with are also seeking help related to Polyamory/ENM and or Kink. I am happy to work with individuals, couples, and different and varying relationship designs and configurations.
I love working with all different types of people wanting to change how they respond to life. My ideal clients want to learn how to respond to life, rather than react to life. The last four years have been hard and everyone can benefit from therapy. The couples I work best are seeking help with their sex life. A lot of couples I work with are also seeking help related to Polyamory/ENM and or Kink. I am happy to work with individuals, couples, and different and varying relationship designs and configurations.
(253) 242-6883 View (253) 242-6883
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Courageous Counseling LLC
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, LISW
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Franklinton, Columbus, OH 43215  (Online Only)
Hello! I am so glad you are here! You are courageous for taking the first step on improving your life! My approach to therapy is reflective of a Strengths Based model and is client centered. You know your story best! I develop solution focused goals with my clients and prioritize what they feel is most important in developing a treatment plan. Some therapies I use include: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Trauma Therapy, Grief Therapy, Acceptance & Commitment Therapy and IFS and Christian counseling. My goal is to offer interventions to allow you to be the best version of yourself. You are the author of your story!
Hello! I am so glad you are here! You are courageous for taking the first step on improving your life! My approach to therapy is reflective of a Strengths Based model and is client centered. You know your story best! I develop solution focused goals with my clients and prioritize what they feel is most important in developing a treatment plan. Some therapies I use include: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Trauma Therapy, Grief Therapy, Acceptance & Commitment Therapy and IFS and Christian counseling. My goal is to offer interventions to allow you to be the best version of yourself. You are the author of your story!
(380) 201-9674 View (380) 201-9674
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Dr. Renee I Anderson Counseling
Licensed Professional Counselor, PhD, LPCC-S, BC-TMH, NCC
Verified Verified
Franklinton, Columbus, OH 43215  (Online Only)
Anxious? Stressed? Having issues in your relationships? Are you struggling with loss and grief? All people experience difficulties in life. You don't have to face it alone. I appreciate the courage needed to take that first step for help. If you are ready to take that step, contact me. We will work together to get you where you want to be. I help people with a wide range of concerns: anxiety, relationship/family issues, loss and grief, and career challenges. You do not have control over other people’s lives, but you do have control over yours. If it doesn't feel that way, I can help you regain a sense of control of your life.
Anxious? Stressed? Having issues in your relationships? Are you struggling with loss and grief? All people experience difficulties in life. You don't have to face it alone. I appreciate the courage needed to take that first step for help. If you are ready to take that step, contact me. We will work together to get you where you want to be. I help people with a wide range of concerns: anxiety, relationship/family issues, loss and grief, and career challenges. You do not have control over other people’s lives, but you do have control over yours. If it doesn't feel that way, I can help you regain a sense of control of your life.
(878) 201-0318 View (878) 201-0318
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Mahogany Restorative Counseling, LLC
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LCSW, LISW
Verified Verified
2 Endorsed
Franklinton, Columbus, OH 43215
Not accepting new clients
How have the challenges of being expected to fit into others’ expectations of you impacted your daily life? What has it meant for you to cope with microaggressions and biased criticisms as a Black person in America? Carrying the burdens of racial trauma, depression, and anxiety can feel like an uphill battle. If this is true for you, then therapy can help you to take steps in the direction of your best self. You should feel empowered and supported while standing in your truth.
How have the challenges of being expected to fit into others’ expectations of you impacted your daily life? What has it meant for you to cope with microaggressions and biased criticisms as a Black person in America? Carrying the burdens of racial trauma, depression, and anxiety can feel like an uphill battle. If this is true for you, then therapy can help you to take steps in the direction of your best self. You should feel empowered and supported while standing in your truth.
(380) 235-4218 View (380) 235-4218
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Stephanie Hales
Licensed Social Worker, LSW
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Franklinton, Columbus, OH 43210  (Online Only)
Are you are hoping to find a place where you can learn to build a stronger connection with yourself and others? Wherever you are in your recovery or therapy journey, I’m here to listen to and support you while helping build understanding of your goals. I support the autonomy of my clients and their expertise on what is best for them. I work with people with eating disorders, disordered eating, or finding acceptance in their body, whether they are new to exploring these issues or have struggled for years. I also specialize in managing anxiety, depression, interpersonal relationships, family trauma, or identity issues.
Are you are hoping to find a place where you can learn to build a stronger connection with yourself and others? Wherever you are in your recovery or therapy journey, I’m here to listen to and support you while helping build understanding of your goals. I support the autonomy of my clients and their expertise on what is best for them. I work with people with eating disorders, disordered eating, or finding acceptance in their body, whether they are new to exploring these issues or have struggled for years. I also specialize in managing anxiety, depression, interpersonal relationships, family trauma, or identity issues.
(980) 372-7508 View (980) 372-7508
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Dr. Jeff J. Rocker
Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor, PhD, NCC, LPCC, LMHC, LPC
Verified Verified
Franklinton, Columbus, OH 43215
With 12 years of experience working with clients going through individual, relationship, and family issues, Celebrity Therapist Dr. Jeff Rocker has provided therapeutic services to clients nationwide. He is Licensed in 14 states and has served clients from all age groups. Over the years, Dr. Jeff has organized lectures and various events in the community, including excursions and retreats for couples to improve their communication and better understand each other. He has experience working with athletes in the NFL, NBA, and MLB. In addition, Dr. Jeff has also worked with clients in the Movie, Music, and Entertainment Industries.
With 12 years of experience working with clients going through individual, relationship, and family issues, Celebrity Therapist Dr. Jeff Rocker has provided therapeutic services to clients nationwide. He is Licensed in 14 states and has served clients from all age groups. Over the years, Dr. Jeff has organized lectures and various events in the community, including excursions and retreats for couples to improve their communication and better understand each other. He has experience working with athletes in the NFL, NBA, and MLB. In addition, Dr. Jeff has also worked with clients in the Movie, Music, and Entertainment Industries.
(216) 714-1088 View (216) 714-1088

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Number of Therapists in Franklinton, Columbus, OH

30+

Average cost per session

$155

Therapists in Franklinton, Columbus, OH who prioritize treating:

91% Anxiety
89% Trauma and PTSD
83% Stress
80% Relationship Issues
80% Depression
74% Coping Skills
74% Self Esteem

Average years in practice

12 Years

Top 3 insurances accepted

80% Aetna
75% Cigna and Evernorth
75% UnitedHealthcare UHC | UBH

How Therapists in Franklinton, Columbus, OH see their clients

55% In Person and Online
45% Online Only

Gender breakdown

84% Female
13% Male
3% Non-Binary

FAQs - About Therapy and Counseling

How can I find a therapist in Franklinton, Columbus?

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.