Therapists in Cuyahoga Falls, OH

Photo of Anderson R Hawes, Counselor in Cuyahoga Falls, OH
Anderson R Hawes
Counselor, LPCC, LICDC, LSW
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Cuyahoga Falls, OH 44223
Finding a compassionate and non-judgmental therapist is the first step to improve your quality of life and help you achieve outcomes that meet both present and future goals! I am an experienced Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor, Licensed Social Worker & Licensed Independent Chemical Dependency Counselor - with advanced professional training in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Clinical Hypnosis, Gestalt Therapy, Mindfulness, Trauma Recovery & Addictions - providing specialized psycho-social assessment, substance abuse assessments & effective treatments: addictions (heroin, opioid, rx drugs, alcohol, DUI, smoking, gambling, compulsive disorders), mental health, bi-polar, trauma recovery, depression, anxiety, family/couples/divorce, personality, emotional & adjustment problems. Free phone consultation!
Finding a compassionate and non-judgmental therapist is the first step to improve your quality of life and help you achieve outcomes that meet both present and future goals! I am an experienced Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor, Licensed Social Worker & Licensed Independent Chemical Dependency Counselor - with advanced professional training in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Clinical Hypnosis, Gestalt Therapy, Mindfulness, Trauma Recovery & Addictions - providing specialized psycho-social assessment, substance abuse assessments & effective treatments: addictions (heroin, opioid, rx drugs, alcohol, DUI, smoking, gambling, compulsive disorders), mental health, bi-polar, trauma recovery, depression, anxiety, family/couples/divorce, personality, emotional & adjustment problems. Free phone consultation!
(330) 391-7509 View (330) 391-7509
Photo of Nyema Bedell, Counselor in Cuyahoga Falls, OH
Nyema Bedell
Counselor, LPCC-S
Verified Verified
Cuyahoga Falls, OH 44223
Waitlist for new clients
We all need someone who will listen and walk alongside us. Someone that will provide support, healing, and encouragement during our difficult times in life." I strive to provide a safe, confidential and non-judgmental environment to assist individuals, couples and/or children during every season of life.
We all need someone who will listen and walk alongside us. Someone that will provide support, healing, and encouragement during our difficult times in life." I strive to provide a safe, confidential and non-judgmental environment to assist individuals, couples and/or children during every season of life.
(234) 386-1054 View (234) 386-1054
Photo of Dora Holliday, Licensed Professional Counselor in Cuyahoga Falls, OH
Dora Holliday
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, LPC, CCTP
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Cuyahoga Falls, OH 44223  (Online Only)
Many life events can leave us struggling, overwhelmed, and in chaos. I work with adult and first responder clients to support a journey of healing from impactful experiences, grief, developmental/childhood abuse and trauma, PTSD, anxiety and depression, addiction, and codependency. I believe in collaborative treatment, compassionately addressing the whole person to identify individual strengths, skills and resources to empower healing and transformation in a supportive and safe environment.
Many life events can leave us struggling, overwhelmed, and in chaos. I work with adult and first responder clients to support a journey of healing from impactful experiences, grief, developmental/childhood abuse and trauma, PTSD, anxiety and depression, addiction, and codependency. I believe in collaborative treatment, compassionately addressing the whole person to identify individual strengths, skills and resources to empower healing and transformation in a supportive and safe environment.
(330) 222-3984 View (330) 222-3984
Photo of Anthony DelSignore, Counselor in Cuyahoga Falls, OH
Anthony DelSignore
Counselor, MEd, LPCC
Verified Verified
Cuyahoga Falls, OH 44221  (Online Only)
Not accepting new clients
I am a graduate of Kent State University with a Master’s of Education in Clinical Mental Health Counseling. I have had many years of experience working with children, adolescents, adults, and families as both a counselor and a case manager. I have worked both in private practice settings and community agency settings as well. I am trained in EMDR, DBT, LGBTQIA+ inclusion, Adventure Therapy and Structured Sensory Interventions for Traumatized Children, Adolescents and Parents. I am able to assist with a variety of concerns including: trauma, anxiety, depression, parenting, adoption and fostering, grief and loss, and gender identity.
I am a graduate of Kent State University with a Master’s of Education in Clinical Mental Health Counseling. I have had many years of experience working with children, adolescents, adults, and families as both a counselor and a case manager. I have worked both in private practice settings and community agency settings as well. I am trained in EMDR, DBT, LGBTQIA+ inclusion, Adventure Therapy and Structured Sensory Interventions for Traumatized Children, Adolescents and Parents. I am able to assist with a variety of concerns including: trauma, anxiety, depression, parenting, adoption and fostering, grief and loss, and gender identity.
(234) 657-2781 View (234) 657-2781
Photo of Mary Beth Stevens, Counselor in Cuyahoga Falls, OH
Mary Beth Stevens
Counselor, MEd, LPCC, BCN
Verified Verified
Cuyahoga Falls, OH 44223
Waitlist for new clients
The human brain is shaped by experience. Sometimes those experiences can be overwhelming, leaving us at a loss for how to integrate them into the greater context of our lives. No matter how much we talk about it, we can often still feel stuck, sometimes even after years of talk therapy! Through a powerful combination of trauma-informed approaches, it is possible for these patterns to be reversed. I hold out tremendous hope for change because I have seen the power of the brain to heal from deep wounding.
The human brain is shaped by experience. Sometimes those experiences can be overwhelming, leaving us at a loss for how to integrate them into the greater context of our lives. No matter how much we talk about it, we can often still feel stuck, sometimes even after years of talk therapy! Through a powerful combination of trauma-informed approaches, it is possible for these patterns to be reversed. I hold out tremendous hope for change because I have seen the power of the brain to heal from deep wounding.
(330) 302-2190 View (330) 302-2190
Photo of Andrea Lisowski, Clinical Social Work/Therapist in Cuyahoga Falls, OH
Andrea Lisowski
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSSA, LISW-S
Verified Verified
3 Endorsed
Cuyahoga Falls, OH 44221
Not accepting new clients
Not currently accepting new clients. I believe therapy should be unique to each client because everyone has different needs. I enjoy getting to know each of my clients and how I can best work with them. I enjoy working with clients of all ages, and have a special interest in working with trauma/ PTSD, dissociation and sexual abuse. I offer EMDR Intensive sessions (sessions over 1 hour) for self pay clients. I currently see client's ages 4 and above. I am also trained in the World Professional Association For Transgender Health (WPATH) standards to evaluate and write letters for life/gender affirming care.
Not currently accepting new clients. I believe therapy should be unique to each client because everyone has different needs. I enjoy getting to know each of my clients and how I can best work with them. I enjoy working with clients of all ages, and have a special interest in working with trauma/ PTSD, dissociation and sexual abuse. I offer EMDR Intensive sessions (sessions over 1 hour) for self pay clients. I currently see client's ages 4 and above. I am also trained in the World Professional Association For Transgender Health (WPATH) standards to evaluate and write letters for life/gender affirming care.
(440) 290-5428 View (440) 290-5428
Photo of Laurie A Spenik, Clinical Social Work/Therapist in Cuyahoga Falls, OH
Laurie A Spenik
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LISW-S, EMDR, CIT
Verified Verified
Cuyahoga Falls, OH 44221
Whether you are struggling with anxiety, depression, substance use, or have daily life challenges, I am here to help you learn how to be your best self! Life presents many challenges and never be afraid to ask for help. Many children and adults have struggled due to social isolation, due to COVID. Many of my current clients have struggled with addiction, depression, and anxiety because of past trauma. It may be sexual abuse as a child, witnessing violence, being involved in an accident, struggling just to get out of bed for the day. Don't give up on yourself, you deserve to live your best life. Just remember today is the day!
Whether you are struggling with anxiety, depression, substance use, or have daily life challenges, I am here to help you learn how to be your best self! Life presents many challenges and never be afraid to ask for help. Many children and adults have struggled due to social isolation, due to COVID. Many of my current clients have struggled with addiction, depression, and anxiety because of past trauma. It may be sexual abuse as a child, witnessing violence, being involved in an accident, struggling just to get out of bed for the day. Don't give up on yourself, you deserve to live your best life. Just remember today is the day!
(330) 304-4531 View (330) 304-4531
Photo of Holly Timberlake, Psychologist in Cuyahoga Falls, OH
Holly Timberlake
Psychologist, PhD, DCEP
Verified Verified
Cuyahoga Falls, OH 44223
Waitlist for new clients
Are you aware that some issues/patterns from the past are robbing you of a healthy feeling of well-being, self-confidence, of more fulfilling relationships & life experience? Maybe you want to go deeper in your healing work than you have been able to previously with other therapies? If so, I invite you to begin individual therapy or personal/executive coaching with me. Overcome anxiety, heal PTSD, improve your relationships and your ability to be fully present and alive in this amazing world! It could likely be one of the best choices you've ever made.
Are you aware that some issues/patterns from the past are robbing you of a healthy feeling of well-being, self-confidence, of more fulfilling relationships & life experience? Maybe you want to go deeper in your healing work than you have been able to previously with other therapies? If so, I invite you to begin individual therapy or personal/executive coaching with me. Overcome anxiety, heal PTSD, improve your relationships and your ability to be fully present and alive in this amazing world! It could likely be one of the best choices you've ever made.
(330) 476-9938 View (330) 476-9938
Photo of The Cole Center, Counselor in Cuyahoga Falls, OH
The Cole Center
Counselor, LPCC, PhD, LISW, LMFT
Not Verified Not Verified
Cuyahoga Falls, OH 44221
We are a small private practice, established to grow a brand based on transparency in therapy, clinicians who are passionate about their jobs and ongoing interpersonal and professional growth. Our clinicians are trained to treat all mental health diagnoses. Contact us for help selecting which therapist may meet your personal needs including scheduling, insurance coverage, and unique styles.
We are a small private practice, established to grow a brand based on transparency in therapy, clinicians who are passionate about their jobs and ongoing interpersonal and professional growth. Our clinicians are trained to treat all mental health diagnoses. Contact us for help selecting which therapist may meet your personal needs including scheduling, insurance coverage, and unique styles.
(216) 342-3771 View (216) 342-3771
Photo of Marysa Williams, Psychologist in Cuyahoga Falls, OH
Marysa Williams
Psychologist, PsyD
Verified Verified
Cuyahoga Falls, OH 44221
Dr. Williams provides therapeutic services to children, adolescents, adults, caregivers and families exhibiting a diversity of emotional and behavioral health concerns, including but not limited to, depression, self-esteem, anger, anxiety, divorce, adjustment disorders, post-traumatic stress disorder/trauma, ADHD, learning disorders, behavioral disorders, and parent/caregiver concerns. Dr. Williams strives to build hope and resilience in her clients, while working collaboratively and fostering independence so that her clients no longer need the support of therapy. Schedule now at effectivecounseling.org
Dr. Williams provides therapeutic services to children, adolescents, adults, caregivers and families exhibiting a diversity of emotional and behavioral health concerns, including but not limited to, depression, self-esteem, anger, anxiety, divorce, adjustment disorders, post-traumatic stress disorder/trauma, ADHD, learning disorders, behavioral disorders, and parent/caregiver concerns. Dr. Williams strives to build hope and resilience in her clients, while working collaboratively and fostering independence so that her clients no longer need the support of therapy. Schedule now at effectivecounseling.org
(833) 944-7571 View (833) 944-7571
Photo of Grounded Guidance Counseling, Clinical Social Work/Therapist in Cuyahoga Falls, OH
Grounded Guidance Counseling
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LSW, MSW, CTT
Verified Verified
Cuyahoga Falls, OH 44221  (Online Only)
Waitlist for new clients
Do you ever feel overwhelmed by life’s problems; and don’t know what path to take? You are not alone. Welcome to Grounded Guidance Counseling! As a Licensed Clinical Therapist, I am skilled at working with at-risk teens and adults that struggle with managing their emotions, behaviors, and relationships. I have worked in the field of Social Work for over 10 years, helping people find the best version of themselves. If you’re ready to take that first step on your new journey, join Grounded Guidance Counseling today.
Do you ever feel overwhelmed by life’s problems; and don’t know what path to take? You are not alone. Welcome to Grounded Guidance Counseling! As a Licensed Clinical Therapist, I am skilled at working with at-risk teens and adults that struggle with managing their emotions, behaviors, and relationships. I have worked in the field of Social Work for over 10 years, helping people find the best version of themselves. If you’re ready to take that first step on your new journey, join Grounded Guidance Counseling today.
(216) 238-3288 View (216) 238-3288
Photo of Samantha Miller, Licensed Professional Counselor in Cuyahoga Falls, OH
Samantha Miller
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, LPC
Verified Verified
2 Endorsed
Cuyahoga Falls, OH 44223
Life is a journey full of joys and challenges. Some seasons can be harder than others and make everyday tasks feel impossible and overwhelming. Whether it is the search for identity, understanding your personal history, navigating shifting moods, or facing big life changes, there is always hope and healing to be found. Together we can work towards the life you want by understanding who you are and breaking down movement towards growth into small achievable steps. However you may feel right now, you are in the right place.
Life is a journey full of joys and challenges. Some seasons can be harder than others and make everyday tasks feel impossible and overwhelming. Whether it is the search for identity, understanding your personal history, navigating shifting moods, or facing big life changes, there is always hope and healing to be found. Together we can work towards the life you want by understanding who you are and breaking down movement towards growth into small achievable steps. However you may feel right now, you are in the right place.
(330) 302-1373 View (330) 302-1373
Photo of Katie Kontorchik, Counselor in Cuyahoga Falls, OH
Katie Kontorchik
Counselor, CT
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Cuyahoga Falls, OH 44221
Katie holds a Bachelor’s of Science in Human Development and Family Studies with a concentration in Family Life Education. She is currently pursuing her Master’s of Education at Kent State University in their Clinical Mental Health Counseling program. She has experience working with childhood trauma, anxiety, depression, PTSD, family violence, parenting, behavioral concerns, as well as supporting children and families involved in the foster care system. She also has experience working with individuals of all ages navigating family dynamics and interpersonal relationships that impact their lives.
Katie holds a Bachelor’s of Science in Human Development and Family Studies with a concentration in Family Life Education. She is currently pursuing her Master’s of Education at Kent State University in their Clinical Mental Health Counseling program. She has experience working with childhood trauma, anxiety, depression, PTSD, family violence, parenting, behavioral concerns, as well as supporting children and families involved in the foster care system. She also has experience working with individuals of all ages navigating family dynamics and interpersonal relationships that impact their lives.
(234) 657-3500 View (234) 657-3500
Photo of Grace Williamson, Counselor in Cuyahoga Falls, OH
Grace Williamson
Counselor, MAEd, LPCC
Verified Verified
Cuyahoga Falls, OH 44223
Welcome! I'm glad you're here. My name is Grace and I am Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor and Certified Clinical Trauma Professional. With a Master's degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling and a passion for healing, I provide compassionate and effective therapy to individuals seeking growth and transformation. I specialize in working with adults dealing with complex trauma, addiction, and a variety of life transitions. While I have a particular interest working with men and reducing the stigma around men's mental health, I welcome and embrace individuals from all backgrounds and walks of life. I am LGBTQ+ friendly.
Welcome! I'm glad you're here. My name is Grace and I am Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor and Certified Clinical Trauma Professional. With a Master's degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling and a passion for healing, I provide compassionate and effective therapy to individuals seeking growth and transformation. I specialize in working with adults dealing with complex trauma, addiction, and a variety of life transitions. While I have a particular interest working with men and reducing the stigma around men's mental health, I welcome and embrace individuals from all backgrounds and walks of life. I am LGBTQ+ friendly.
(330) 294-6937 View (330) 294-6937
Photo of Cultivate Counseling & Consulting, Counselor in Cuyahoga Falls, OH
Cultivate Counseling & Consulting
Counselor
Verified Verified
Cuyahoga Falls, OH 44223
2023 is here...Does that sound exciting or completely overwhelming? Does it feel like your life is less manageable? Are you struggling to express your wants and needs? If you need guidance finding your way through a challenging period in your life, we would like to help. Our time together can be short and solution-focused or much longer, depending on the nature of your concerns and your progress in therapy. We use several approaches to therapy which include modalities such as trauma informed, DBT, cognitive behavioral therapy, and motivational interviewing. Our staff are accepting new Medicaid clients as early as next week!
2023 is here...Does that sound exciting or completely overwhelming? Does it feel like your life is less manageable? Are you struggling to express your wants and needs? If you need guidance finding your way through a challenging period in your life, we would like to help. Our time together can be short and solution-focused or much longer, depending on the nature of your concerns and your progress in therapy. We use several approaches to therapy which include modalities such as trauma informed, DBT, cognitive behavioral therapy, and motivational interviewing. Our staff are accepting new Medicaid clients as early as next week!
(330) 237-4464 View (330) 237-4464
Photo of Carolyn Erbaugh, Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor in Cuyahoga Falls, OH
Carolyn Erbaugh
Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor, LPCC
Verified Verified
Cuyahoga Falls, OH 44221
Waitlist for new clients
A warm welcome to all courageous seekers seeking guidance. Are you looking for an experienced, holistic provider who will help you to cope, reduce anxiety and depression, build confidence and self worth, improve boundaries in relationships and gain more assertiveness? Do you struggle with disconnection from self and others, stage of life changes, grief, low self worth? I would love to help you get unstuck, to heal, and reconnect to your wisdom. I truly believe there is a path to finding greater mental and emotional resilience and psychological flexibility and creative ways to find peace in the body and mind and I can show you how.
A warm welcome to all courageous seekers seeking guidance. Are you looking for an experienced, holistic provider who will help you to cope, reduce anxiety and depression, build confidence and self worth, improve boundaries in relationships and gain more assertiveness? Do you struggle with disconnection from self and others, stage of life changes, grief, low self worth? I would love to help you get unstuck, to heal, and reconnect to your wisdom. I truly believe there is a path to finding greater mental and emotional resilience and psychological flexibility and creative ways to find peace in the body and mind and I can show you how.
(234) 413-2873 View (234) 413-2873
Photo of Katharine Fertig, Clinical Social Work/Therapist in Cuyahoga Falls, OH
Katharine Fertig
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LISW-S, LICDC
Verified Verified
2 Endorsed
Cuyahoga Falls, OH 44221
My emphasis is on Trauma-focused mindfulness-based mental health utilizing EMDR, Expressive Arts, and meditation. This allows for improved emotional regulation in hopes of ending suffering. Learning the reasons why you respond to the world the way that you do can bring healing, freedom, and growth into your life. I would love to help you find peace in your inner world.
My emphasis is on Trauma-focused mindfulness-based mental health utilizing EMDR, Expressive Arts, and meditation. This allows for improved emotional regulation in hopes of ending suffering. Learning the reasons why you respond to the world the way that you do can bring healing, freedom, and growth into your life. I would love to help you find peace in your inner world.
(330) 946-5780 View (330) 946-5780
Photo of Alyssa R Hernandez, Licensed Professional Counselor in Cuyahoga Falls, OH
Alyssa R Hernandez
Licensed Professional Counselor, MEd, LPC
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Cuyahoga Falls, OH 44221
Have you been feeling "off"? Perhaps you have been feeling chronically stressed, or hopeless things will get better. If so, you are not alone, and I am here to offer support. My passion is working with people who struggle with anxiety, depression, trauma, interpersonal, stress and adjustment issues. I have an eclectic theoretical orientation that I tailor to my clients needs and goals for treatment. The primary theories I operate from are Cognitive Behavioral, Dialectical Behavioral, and Solution-Focused theories.
Have you been feeling "off"? Perhaps you have been feeling chronically stressed, or hopeless things will get better. If so, you are not alone, and I am here to offer support. My passion is working with people who struggle with anxiety, depression, trauma, interpersonal, stress and adjustment issues. I have an eclectic theoretical orientation that I tailor to my clients needs and goals for treatment. The primary theories I operate from are Cognitive Behavioral, Dialectical Behavioral, and Solution-Focused theories.
(330) 992-2352 View (330) 992-2352
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Ryan Reneé Moore
Counselor, MA Ed, LPCC-S
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Cuyahoga Falls, OH 44221
I am an experienced therapist who is dedicated to working with adolescents through adults who are dealing with trauma, eating disorders, self-injury, mood disorders, and more. I am a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor, Supervisor with a Master of Arts in Clinical Counseling. I have been working in this field since 2012 (as an intern), 2014 licensed. I am located at a private practice, currently seeing clients in office and telehealth. I have a dog named Nova that is with me every day. He's very loving and learning to read emotions on his journey to being a therapy dog.
I am an experienced therapist who is dedicated to working with adolescents through adults who are dealing with trauma, eating disorders, self-injury, mood disorders, and more. I am a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor, Supervisor with a Master of Arts in Clinical Counseling. I have been working in this field since 2012 (as an intern), 2014 licensed. I am located at a private practice, currently seeing clients in office and telehealth. I have a dog named Nova that is with me every day. He's very loving and learning to read emotions on his journey to being a therapy dog.
(234) 409-4839 View (234) 409-4839
Photo of Mary (Molly) Catherine Martin, Marriage & Family Therapist in Cuyahoga Falls, OH
Mary (Molly) Catherine Martin
Marriage & Family Therapist, IMFT-S, BCBA, COBA
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Cuyahoga Falls, OH 44221
Waitlist for new clients
"Who can take away suffering without entering it?" - Henri Nouwen. Many of the people who come to see me are suffering in some way, be it big or small, and are searching for a way to make sense of what is happening to them. Whether it is figuring out how to deal with your emotions, building better boundaries with the people you love, or finding your way towards healing after having been hurt, I am here to cheer you on and help you get where you want to be.
"Who can take away suffering without entering it?" - Henri Nouwen. Many of the people who come to see me are suffering in some way, be it big or small, and are searching for a way to make sense of what is happening to them. Whether it is figuring out how to deal with your emotions, building better boundaries with the people you love, or finding your way towards healing after having been hurt, I am here to cheer you on and help you get where you want to be.
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Number of Therapists in Cuyahoga Falls, OH

90+

Average cost per session

$130

Therapists in Cuyahoga Falls, OH who prioritize treating:

95% Anxiety
89% Depression
81% Trauma and PTSD
78% Self Esteem
77% Stress
76% Coping Skills
73% Relationship Issues

Average years in practice

8 Years

Top 3 insurances accepted

93% Medical Mutual
80% Anthem | Elevance
75% UnitedHealthcare UHC | UBH

How Therapists in Cuyahoga Falls, OH see their clients

83% In Person and Online
17% Online Only

Gender breakdown

86% Female
14% Male
FAQs - About Therapy and Counseling

How can I find a therapist in Cuyahoga Falls?

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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.