Therapists in Lake County, OH

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Photo of Steven H Kanter, Psychologist in Lake County, OH
Steven H Kanter
Psychologist, PhD
Verified
Madison, OH 44057
Every person at times experiences difficult problems which they have trouble coping with. In the midst of their problem, it is common to only see despair and hopelessness. But there is always some meaning that can be found in problems, and always some way a difficult situation can be made better. There is a Finnish saying: "However much there is that is bad, there is always some good in it." I collaborate with my clients in finding solutions they never thought of, consider approaches they never tried, and replace self-defeating attitudes with more productive ones
Every person at times experiences difficult problems which they have trouble coping with. In the midst of their problem, it is common to only see despair and hopelessness. But there is always some meaning that can be found in problems, and always some way a difficult situation can be made better. There is a Finnish saying: "However much there is that is bad, there is always some good in it." I collaborate with my clients in finding solutions they never thought of, consider approaches they never tried, and replace self-defeating attitudes with more productive ones
(440) 549-0905 View (440) 549-0905
Photo of Kenneth Trivison, Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor in Lake County, OH
Kenneth Trivison
Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor, LPCC, IMFT
Verified
Ken Trivison earned his master's degree in educational psychology from John Carroll University and completed a two year post-graduate training program in systemic marriage and family therapy. He received his bachelor's degree from the University of Notre Dame. He is a clinical member of the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy (AAMFT). He has served as a Board member of AAMFT and is a past president of the Ohio Division of AAMFT.
Ken Trivison earned his master's degree in educational psychology from John Carroll University and completed a two year post-graduate training program in systemic marriage and family therapy. He received his bachelor's degree from the University of Notre Dame. He is a clinical member of the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy (AAMFT). He has served as a Board member of AAMFT and is a past president of the Ohio Division of AAMFT.
(440) 762-6274 View (440) 762-6274
Photo of Jessica Lieberth, Counselor in Lake County, OH
Jessica Lieberth
Counselor, LPCC-S
Verified
Jessica Lieberth specializes in clinical treatment for mental health issues in adults, particularly anxiety and depression, relationship/family issues, OCD, grief, postpartum issues and Christian counseling. She has some training in treating trauma, and has extensive personal interest and learning in healthy diet, exercise, & lifestyle, and the benefits of such on one's mental health. She has worked in both community mental health and private practice, and helped form a counseling agency from the ground up.
Jessica Lieberth specializes in clinical treatment for mental health issues in adults, particularly anxiety and depression, relationship/family issues, OCD, grief, postpartum issues and Christian counseling. She has some training in treating trauma, and has extensive personal interest and learning in healthy diet, exercise, & lifestyle, and the benefits of such on one's mental health. She has worked in both community mental health and private practice, and helped form a counseling agency from the ground up.
(440) 739-7152 View (440) 739-7152
Photo of Courtney Walker, Licensed Professional Counselor in Lake County, OH
Courtney Walker
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC
Verified
1 Endorsed
Mentor, OH 44060
I believe everyone deserves to have a safe, non-judgmental space to process through life’s many challenges and to feel empowered in gaining skills to help them grow. I take a person centered, eclectic approach with clients and work with each individual to find what approach is best suited for them. I have experience using elements of CBT, Solution Focused Therapy, DBT, and ERP. I utilize evidenced based practices along with empathy, humor, and curiosity to create a warm and welcoming therapeutic environment. I am a Licensed Professional Counselor working under the supervision of Janet Fetzer, LPCC-S.
I believe everyone deserves to have a safe, non-judgmental space to process through life’s many challenges and to feel empowered in gaining skills to help them grow. I take a person centered, eclectic approach with clients and work with each individual to find what approach is best suited for them. I have experience using elements of CBT, Solution Focused Therapy, DBT, and ERP. I utilize evidenced based practices along with empathy, humor, and curiosity to create a warm and welcoming therapeutic environment. I am a Licensed Professional Counselor working under the supervision of Janet Fetzer, LPCC-S.
(440) 291-5930 View (440) 291-5930
Photo of Sara Bianca Del Monti-Perko, Clinical Social Work/Therapist in Lake County, OH
Sara Bianca Del Monti-Perko
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MEd, MSW, LSW
Verified
I am a Licensed Social Worker. I have worked with a variety of client populations including children, adolescents and adults. Areas of treatment have been, but are not limited to, trauma and stressor related disorders, anxiety, depression, work/life balance, interpersonal relationship issues, self-esteem, grief/loss, self-harm and suicidality.
I am a Licensed Social Worker. I have worked with a variety of client populations including children, adolescents and adults. Areas of treatment have been, but are not limited to, trauma and stressor related disorders, anxiety, depression, work/life balance, interpersonal relationship issues, self-esteem, grief/loss, self-harm and suicidality.
(440) 664-3531 View (440) 664-3531
Serenity Counseling Solutions, LLC
Licensed Professional Counselor
Verified
1 Endorsed
Mentor, OH 44060
Mental health and alcoholism/addiction can be hard topics to discuss and treat. They often are accompanied by a stigma that can leave people/families feeling hopeless, embarrassed, or ashamed. As a clinician I can help provide a nonjudgmental, safe space to discuss any mental health/substance abuse problems. My role as a counselor allows both myself and the client to come up with effective solutions that can assist with the treatment of any reoccurring mental health/substance abuse disorders. I use cognitive behavioral therapy with a person centered approach.
Mental health and alcoholism/addiction can be hard topics to discuss and treat. They often are accompanied by a stigma that can leave people/families feeling hopeless, embarrassed, or ashamed. As a clinician I can help provide a nonjudgmental, safe space to discuss any mental health/substance abuse problems. My role as a counselor allows both myself and the client to come up with effective solutions that can assist with the treatment of any reoccurring mental health/substance abuse disorders. I use cognitive behavioral therapy with a person centered approach.
(440) 271-8415 View (440) 271-8415
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Yiannoula Mavroidis
Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor, MEd, LPCC-S, BC-TMH
Verified
Willoughby, OH 44094
Accepting new clients! You feel overwhelmed and anxious. You may be disappointed with the lack of balance in your life or feel like you don't recognize yourself anymore. You might not even remember a time things didn’t feel this way. But one thing is for sure: you’re ready for some relief. You’re ready to feel confident and happy again. You want to live without anxiety and are ready to find yourself again.
Accepting new clients! You feel overwhelmed and anxious. You may be disappointed with the lack of balance in your life or feel like you don't recognize yourself anymore. You might not even remember a time things didn’t feel this way. But one thing is for sure: you’re ready for some relief. You’re ready to feel confident and happy again. You want to live without anxiety and are ready to find yourself again.
(440) 271-8622 View (440) 271-8622
Photo of Richard Abrams, Clinical Social Work/Therapist in Lake County, OH
Richard Abrams
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LISW
Mentor, OH 44060
Not accepting new clients
Life continually places challenges before us, but it is how we meet those challenges that will define who we are. People come to therapy for a variety of reasons, some with specific issues, others with broader questions about who they are and where their lives are headed. It is essential that you feel comfortable expressing yourself and communicating openly. My methods are personalized and tailored to the individual needs of each client. I will offer guidance and support as you achieve each of your goals and reach success.
Life continually places challenges before us, but it is how we meet those challenges that will define who we are. People come to therapy for a variety of reasons, some with specific issues, others with broader questions about who they are and where their lives are headed. It is essential that you feel comfortable expressing yourself and communicating openly. My methods are personalized and tailored to the individual needs of each client. I will offer guidance and support as you achieve each of your goals and reach success.
(440) 839-4349 View (440) 839-4349
Photo of Jessica Taylor, Counselor in Lake County, OH
Jessica Taylor
Counselor, MA, LPCC-S
Verified
1 Endorsed
Mentor, OH 44060
Hello, I’m so glad you’re here. Many of us experience struggles at some point that feel overwhelming. I believe everyone deserves support to help them on their journey to feeling their best! Working on concerns/talking about feelings is not everyone’s favorite thing to do. Therapy can be difficult but it can also be extremely helpful. It’s not always like the movies. You don’t have to lay on the couch, go through every moment of your life, and always “tell me how you feel”. I DO want you to be comfortable, talk about what is important to you in order to meet your goals of therapy, and I am always open to hearing about your feelings!
Hello, I’m so glad you’re here. Many of us experience struggles at some point that feel overwhelming. I believe everyone deserves support to help them on their journey to feeling their best! Working on concerns/talking about feelings is not everyone’s favorite thing to do. Therapy can be difficult but it can also be extremely helpful. It’s not always like the movies. You don’t have to lay on the couch, go through every moment of your life, and always “tell me how you feel”. I DO want you to be comfortable, talk about what is important to you in order to meet your goals of therapy, and I am always open to hearing about your feelings!
(440) 434-3770 View (440) 434-3770
Photo of Darrell Lynn, Licensed Professional Counselor in Lake County, OH
Darrell Lynn
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC, MACMHC, CIT
Verified
2 Endorsed
Mentor, OH 44060
Now accepting new clients! No longer a waitlist. As a Licensed Professional Counselor with a pastoral background, I firmly believe that solid, Biblical counsel, along with other counseling modalities tailored to individual needs can lead to a place of "serenity" and well-being. So many factors in everyday life can take their toll on us. Thus, I believe that it is important to find someone you feel you can trust to compassionately listen to your story and help give counsel that is solid and reliable and will lead you to a positive and enriching outcome. I hope to join you on your journey towards well-being.
Now accepting new clients! No longer a waitlist. As a Licensed Professional Counselor with a pastoral background, I firmly believe that solid, Biblical counsel, along with other counseling modalities tailored to individual needs can lead to a place of "serenity" and well-being. So many factors in everyday life can take their toll on us. Thus, I believe that it is important to find someone you feel you can trust to compassionately listen to your story and help give counsel that is solid and reliable and will lead you to a positive and enriching outcome. I hope to join you on your journey towards well-being.
(440) 290-4151 View (440) 290-4151
Photo of Phoenix Counseling and Wellness, LLC, Clinical Social Work/Therapist in Lake County, OH
Phoenix Counseling and Wellness, LLC
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSSA, LISW
Verified
Willoughby, OH 44094
Waitlist for new clients
Is your life spiraling out of control? Are you falling into the abyss of anxiety, depression, worry, fear, hopelessness? Are you feeling abandoned, lonely, or isolated? Well, you are not alone. Being isolated and disconnected can impact an individual in profound ways. Negativity, "wondering will things get better" - painful memories of the past, unresolved conflict ensues, hijacking your thoughts, motivation and the ability to move forward in this season of life. Discover a safe place where you'll experience healing in your mind, body & spirit - a genuine encounter with transparency, authenticity and compassion.
Is your life spiraling out of control? Are you falling into the abyss of anxiety, depression, worry, fear, hopelessness? Are you feeling abandoned, lonely, or isolated? Well, you are not alone. Being isolated and disconnected can impact an individual in profound ways. Negativity, "wondering will things get better" - painful memories of the past, unresolved conflict ensues, hijacking your thoughts, motivation and the ability to move forward in this season of life. Discover a safe place where you'll experience healing in your mind, body & spirit - a genuine encounter with transparency, authenticity and compassion.
(440) 530-6070 View (440) 530-6070
Photo of Sophia R Pearson, Clinical Social Work/Therapist in Lake County, OH
Sophia R Pearson
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LSW
Verified
1 Endorsed
Mentor, OH 44060
Waitlist for new clients
Has there ever been a time where you felt alone or that something wasn't working? Maybe you have tried to cope with these feelings or maybe you do not know where to start. I believe that these thoughts and feelings can be changed once we change the mindset. No matter what stage of life a client is in, my goal is for each client to feel accepted and supported. I desire for each client to recognize their strengths and utilize them to help grow through these difficult times. I can help to resolve conflicts, recognize strengths, increase confidence and communication skills.
Has there ever been a time where you felt alone or that something wasn't working? Maybe you have tried to cope with these feelings or maybe you do not know where to start. I believe that these thoughts and feelings can be changed once we change the mindset. No matter what stage of life a client is in, my goal is for each client to feel accepted and supported. I desire for each client to recognize their strengths and utilize them to help grow through these difficult times. I can help to resolve conflicts, recognize strengths, increase confidence and communication skills.
(440) 689-2845 View (440) 689-2845
NEO Counseling Services
Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor, LPCC-S
Verified
Mentor, OH 44060
At NEO Counseling Services, LLC, we are focused on providing mental health counseling services to all demographics. Our clinicians are licensed by the state of Ohio to diagnose and are competent to treat all mental health disorders. Each of our counselors have specialty areas and we encourage you to read their biographies to ensure a good fit and positive experience. We maintain and strive to foster a supportive environment and seek to treat the whole person. We a variety of offerings to choose from but not limited to individual, family, and group counseling we're sure you'll be pleased after working with us.
At NEO Counseling Services, LLC, we are focused on providing mental health counseling services to all demographics. Our clinicians are licensed by the state of Ohio to diagnose and are competent to treat all mental health disorders. Each of our counselors have specialty areas and we encourage you to read their biographies to ensure a good fit and positive experience. We maintain and strive to foster a supportive environment and seek to treat the whole person. We a variety of offerings to choose from but not limited to individual, family, and group counseling we're sure you'll be pleased after working with us.
(440) 750-1501 View (440) 750-1501
Photo of Kelsey Passov, Licensed Professional Counselor in Lake County, OH
Kelsey Passov
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, LPC
Verified
2 Endorsed
I'm a Licensed Professional Counselor who works with clients from 12 years old to adulthood. I have a passion for working with neurodivergent and neurotypical individuals. I work with anxiety disorders, trauma history, mood disorders, and also provide support to individuals with family relationship concerns and chronic illness.
I'm a Licensed Professional Counselor who works with clients from 12 years old to adulthood. I have a passion for working with neurodivergent and neurotypical individuals. I work with anxiety disorders, trauma history, mood disorders, and also provide support to individuals with family relationship concerns and chronic illness.
(440) 616-7880 View (440) 616-7880
Photo of Alicia Thomas, M.Ed., LPCC, Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor in Lake County, OH
Alicia Thomas, M.Ed., LPCC
Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor, MEd, LPCC-S
Verified
2 Endorsed
Mentor, OH 44060
Sometimes it feels like life is just too hard, or you aren't getting the most from it. Maybe you've been trying to change, but don't know how. That's where I come in! I provide a safe, non-judgmental space to tell your story, learn about yourself, and build upon strengths you already possess. Dealing with stress and sadness can get easier. I treat individuals and couples ages 16 and up using many treatment modalities. Overall, I use a person-centered or holistic style to develop a plan which best suits each of my clients.
Sometimes it feels like life is just too hard, or you aren't getting the most from it. Maybe you've been trying to change, but don't know how. That's where I come in! I provide a safe, non-judgmental space to tell your story, learn about yourself, and build upon strengths you already possess. Dealing with stress and sadness can get easier. I treat individuals and couples ages 16 and up using many treatment modalities. Overall, I use a person-centered or holistic style to develop a plan which best suits each of my clients.
(440) 424-4674 View (440) 424-4674
Photo of Miara Noce, Licensed Professional Counselor in Lake County, OH
Miara Noce
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC
Verified
Mentor, OH 44060
Every individual faces unique challenges and needs to work on themselves at their own pace, and I am here to support you along your own distinct journey towards acceptance. My aim is to help you better understand your thoughts, feelings, and behaviors, what they mean, and how they relate to your present day struggles and challenges. I like humor and encourage it in session; I believe positive humor serves as a valuable release of stress. I am passionate about working with individuals who are experiencing anxiety and depressive symptoms, self-esteem difficulties, and relationship difficulties.
Every individual faces unique challenges and needs to work on themselves at their own pace, and I am here to support you along your own distinct journey towards acceptance. My aim is to help you better understand your thoughts, feelings, and behaviors, what they mean, and how they relate to your present day struggles and challenges. I like humor and encourage it in session; I believe positive humor serves as a valuable release of stress. I am passionate about working with individuals who are experiencing anxiety and depressive symptoms, self-esteem difficulties, and relationship difficulties.
(440) 294-8385 View (440) 294-8385
Photo of Racheal Wilson, Licensed Professional Counselor in Lake County, OH
Racheal Wilson
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC, NCC
Verified
1 Endorsed
Mentor, OH 44060
Racheal Wilson (she/her) is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) who is supervised by Michael Pollak, PCC-S. She provides individual counseling to adolescents (16+) and adults. Her areas of focus include bipolar disorder, dual-diagnosis, substance-use disorders, schizophrenia spectrum and other psychotic disorders, complex trauma, and post-traumatic stress disorder.
Racheal Wilson (she/her) is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) who is supervised by Michael Pollak, PCC-S. She provides individual counseling to adolescents (16+) and adults. Her areas of focus include bipolar disorder, dual-diagnosis, substance-use disorders, schizophrenia spectrum and other psychotic disorders, complex trauma, and post-traumatic stress disorder.
(440) 306-7986 x829 View (440) 306-7986 x829
Photo of David Zavasky, Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor in Lake County, OH
David Zavasky
Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor, LPCC-S, LICDCCS
Verified
1 Endorsed
Mentor, OH 44060
Going through any change in life is a challenge. It is typical to have feelings of doubt, uncertainty, and ambivalence when it comes to change. I truly believe that people are the expert on themselves. This allows me the opportunity to learn about each individual's unique experiences and provide an objective perspective. In doing this, it is my goal to assist each person in exploring different options to help them achieve their best self. My promise to my clients is that I walk alongside them to offer support while making those changes. Ultimately, my hope is to make myself obsolete so that you become your own therapist.
Going through any change in life is a challenge. It is typical to have feelings of doubt, uncertainty, and ambivalence when it comes to change. I truly believe that people are the expert on themselves. This allows me the opportunity to learn about each individual's unique experiences and provide an objective perspective. In doing this, it is my goal to assist each person in exploring different options to help them achieve their best self. My promise to my clients is that I walk alongside them to offer support while making those changes. Ultimately, my hope is to make myself obsolete so that you become your own therapist.
(440) 271-8851 x417 View (440) 271-8851 x417
Photo of Amy Freede, Clinical Social Work/Therapist in Lake County, OH
Amy Freede
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LISW
Verified
Painesville, OH 44077
Hello and welcome! My name is Amy Freede, and I am a Licensed Independent Social Worker with over 11 years of clinical experience. In my practice, I draw from a range of therapy approaches depending on your specific circumstances and symptoms, such as Anxiety, Life Transitions, Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD), Pregnancy/Prenatal/Postpartum, and Women's Issues. While working with various individuals, I technically use a mix of Cognitive Behavioral (CBT), Dialectical (DBT), Exposure Response Prevention, Interpersonal, Person-Centered, and Supportive therapies during treatment. I believe we are all trying our best.
Hello and welcome! My name is Amy Freede, and I am a Licensed Independent Social Worker with over 11 years of clinical experience. In my practice, I draw from a range of therapy approaches depending on your specific circumstances and symptoms, such as Anxiety, Life Transitions, Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD), Pregnancy/Prenatal/Postpartum, and Women's Issues. While working with various individuals, I technically use a mix of Cognitive Behavioral (CBT), Dialectical (DBT), Exposure Response Prevention, Interpersonal, Person-Centered, and Supportive therapies during treatment. I believe we are all trying our best.
(614) 350-6188 View (614) 350-6188
Photo of Alyson Phelan, Psychological Associate in Lake County, OH
Alyson Phelan
Psychological Associate, MA
Verified
1 Endorsed
Mentor, OH 44060  (Online Only)
I work with both adolescents and adults using a compassionate and caring approach that includes skills based training for practical outcomes based on their values and goals. Using a collaborative approach, we will work to solve problems using skills and move through challenges in the most effective way possible. I use both person-centered and motivational interviewing styles with an emphasis in Dialectical Behavioral Therapy to assist patients in staying present in the moment while preparing to move forward. I accept patients where they are now and work with them to learn about their diagnosis and move ahead in their lives.
I work with both adolescents and adults using a compassionate and caring approach that includes skills based training for practical outcomes based on their values and goals. Using a collaborative approach, we will work to solve problems using skills and move through challenges in the most effective way possible. I use both person-centered and motivational interviewing styles with an emphasis in Dialectical Behavioral Therapy to assist patients in staying present in the moment while preparing to move forward. I accept patients where they are now and work with them to learn about their diagnosis and move ahead in their lives.
(440) 332-4196 View (440) 332-4196

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Number of Therapists in Lake County, OH

200+

Average cost per session

$127

Therapists in Lake County, OH who prioritize treating:

93% Anxiety
92% Depression
78% Self Esteem
74% Coping Skills
73% Trauma and PTSD
72% Stress
69% Relationship Issues

Average years in practice

10 Years

Top 3 insurances accepted

91% Medical Mutual
87% Aetna
85% UnitedHealthcare UHC | UBH

How Therapists in Lake County, OH see their clients

74% In Person and Online
26% Online Only

Gender breakdown

83% Female
17% Male

FAQs - About Therapy and Counseling

How can I find a therapist in Lake County?

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.