Therapists in Eugene, OR

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Joseph DeWitz
Psychologist, PhD
Verified Verified
Eugene, OR 97405  (Online Only)
Welcome. I have over 25 years of professional experience with adult mental health. I utilize a variety of evidence-based interventions in order to tailor my approach to the unique needs of each individual. I primarily draw from person centered, solution focused, and cognitive behavioral modalities. Each person is different, and I strive to create a safe space in which we can explore your concerns, goals, and the interventions that will be most helpful for you. I work with concerns related to mood, anxiety, life transitions, difficult adjustments, career exploration/satisfaction, stress management, and purpose in life to name a few.
Welcome. I have over 25 years of professional experience with adult mental health. I utilize a variety of evidence-based interventions in order to tailor my approach to the unique needs of each individual. I primarily draw from person centered, solution focused, and cognitive behavioral modalities. Each person is different, and I strive to create a safe space in which we can explore your concerns, goals, and the interventions that will be most helpful for you. I work with concerns related to mood, anxiety, life transitions, difficult adjustments, career exploration/satisfaction, stress management, and purpose in life to name a few.
(541) 833-2825 View (541) 833-2825
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Charity Needham
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, CSWA
Verified Verified
Eugene, OR 97404  (Online Only)
I love working with people who are ready to learn, grow and change. I have the most experience working with young children 0-11 and their parents. I enjoy working with adults with their individual needs as well. Children and adults who have experienced trauma and attachment wounds and are ready to learn how to heal and become empowered are my favorite people to work with. I am also interested in working with individuals who are exploring gender identity.
I love working with people who are ready to learn, grow and change. I have the most experience working with young children 0-11 and their parents. I enjoy working with adults with their individual needs as well. Children and adults who have experienced trauma and attachment wounds and are ready to learn how to heal and become empowered are my favorite people to work with. I am also interested in working with individuals who are exploring gender identity.
(541) 275-9357 View (541) 275-9357
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Cynthia Healey
Psychologist, PhD
Verified Verified
Eugene, OR 97405
Not accepting new clients
My first intention is for you to feel empowered, nurtured and strengthened by the work we do together. I believe whole-heartedly that you deserve your best life and together we will remove the obstacles that are standing in the way of your well-being. I work with adults and youth experiencing anxiety, depression, difficult life transitions, family strain, trauma recovery, and the desire for greater peace and happiness. Together we will define and design your "special recipe" for balance, ease, and joy. I help people tap in to their own wisdom for healing and making their dreams manifest.
My first intention is for you to feel empowered, nurtured and strengthened by the work we do together. I believe whole-heartedly that you deserve your best life and together we will remove the obstacles that are standing in the way of your well-being. I work with adults and youth experiencing anxiety, depression, difficult life transitions, family strain, trauma recovery, and the desire for greater peace and happiness. Together we will define and design your "special recipe" for balance, ease, and joy. I help people tap in to their own wisdom for healing and making their dreams manifest.
(541) 626-0171 View (541) 626-0171
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Christopher Smith
Psychologist, PsyD
Verified Verified
Eugene, OR 97403
Not accepting new clients
I am currently NOT accepting new clients (Updated February 2024). I understand it is difficult to seek help. Often, the idea of therapy can feel overwhelming, especially if it is the first time. I strive to make the therapeutic process comfortable and accessible. I use a direct style of therapy and evidence-based approaches and help clients take an active approach to making change in their lives. I work to build upon the strengths you already have and help you continue to live a more valued life.
I am currently NOT accepting new clients (Updated February 2024). I understand it is difficult to seek help. Often, the idea of therapy can feel overwhelming, especially if it is the first time. I strive to make the therapeutic process comfortable and accessible. I use a direct style of therapy and evidence-based approaches and help clients take an active approach to making change in their lives. I work to build upon the strengths you already have and help you continue to live a more valued life.
(541) 515-7800 View (541) 515-7800
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Teja Kritika
Professional Counselor Associate, MS, LPCA
Verified Verified
Eugene, OR 97401
Accepting new clients! When you find someone who can create a safe and trusting environment for you to be yourself, it can be a powerful and transformative experience. I believe that all individuals are capable of achieving positive change in their lives. In therapy, I will work collaboratively with you to draw on your inherent strengths to deepen your contentment, strengthen your relationships, and realize your potential.
Accepting new clients! When you find someone who can create a safe and trusting environment for you to be yourself, it can be a powerful and transformative experience. I believe that all individuals are capable of achieving positive change in their lives. In therapy, I will work collaboratively with you to draw on your inherent strengths to deepen your contentment, strengthen your relationships, and realize your potential.
(458) 230-5614 View (458) 230-5614
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Collective Elements Psychotherapy, LLC
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, LPC, MFT
Verified Verified
Eugene, OR 97401
Waitlist for new clients
Collective Elements Psychotherapy provides mental health counseling services to individuals, families and couples that are seeking support for a wide range of presenting issues and needs. Our agency is here to provide patients with a safe space to explore their thoughts, feelings, and experiences. Please visit the agency website for more information about our therapists.
Collective Elements Psychotherapy provides mental health counseling services to individuals, families and couples that are seeking support for a wide range of presenting issues and needs. Our agency is here to provide patients with a safe space to explore their thoughts, feelings, and experiences. Please visit the agency website for more information about our therapists.
(458) 217-6288 View (458) 217-6288
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Anjali Dhar
Psychologist, PsyD
Verified Verified
Eugene, OR 97401  (Online Only)
Not accepting new clients
I support adults who struggle with being their full, authentic selves in navigating challenging systems and relationships. Clients often come to me worried that by making meaningful changes in their lives, they are being selfish. They might find themselves in work environments that are unsupportive, relationships they feel unfulfilled by, and friendships that seem unbalanced. It's a frustrating cycle, and they want their lives to be different, but are unsure how. I also have an extensive background working with LGBTQIA+ and BIPOC populations.
I support adults who struggle with being their full, authentic selves in navigating challenging systems and relationships. Clients often come to me worried that by making meaningful changes in their lives, they are being selfish. They might find themselves in work environments that are unsupportive, relationships they feel unfulfilled by, and friendships that seem unbalanced. It's a frustrating cycle, and they want their lives to be different, but are unsure how. I also have an extensive background working with LGBTQIA+ and BIPOC populations.
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Brandon Huffman
Professional Counselor Associate, MA, NCC, CADC I
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Eugene, OR 97401
Not accepting new clients
I specialize in Trauma & Attachment therapy. My approach utilizes trauma interventions such as Eye Movement Desensitization & Reprocessing (EMDR), Internal Family Systems (IFS) and Brainspotting in combination with talk therapy and a strong relationship. Trauma can be a single event incident, childhood wounds from neglect and/or abuse, religious trauma, gender identity/LGBTQIA+ trauma and more. Those who suffer from trauma often struggle to control emotions, lack self-regulation, and face difficulties in relationships with communication and boundaries setting. I am a gender affirming therapist and strong supporter of LGBTQIA+.
I specialize in Trauma & Attachment therapy. My approach utilizes trauma interventions such as Eye Movement Desensitization & Reprocessing (EMDR), Internal Family Systems (IFS) and Brainspotting in combination with talk therapy and a strong relationship. Trauma can be a single event incident, childhood wounds from neglect and/or abuse, religious trauma, gender identity/LGBTQIA+ trauma and more. Those who suffer from trauma often struggle to control emotions, lack self-regulation, and face difficulties in relationships with communication and boundaries setting. I am a gender affirming therapist and strong supporter of LGBTQIA+.
(541) 803-3862 View (541) 803-3862
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Ky Brown
Marriage & Family Therapist, MS, LMFT
Verified Verified
3 Endorsed
Eugene, OR 97405
Currently welcoming new couples and individual clients. I am offering therapy online via televideo as well as in nature-based settings with walk/talks and sitting spaces. If you are struggling with relationship challenges, anxiety, depression, life transitions, low self esteem, and other mental health challenges I am here to help. Through our work together you will increase your awareness of stuck patterns, learn to make desired changes, and step into living a more full & authentic life. I can help to provide you with the necessary tools, mindfulness skills, and somatic practices for improving your connection to self and others.
Currently welcoming new couples and individual clients. I am offering therapy online via televideo as well as in nature-based settings with walk/talks and sitting spaces. If you are struggling with relationship challenges, anxiety, depression, life transitions, low self esteem, and other mental health challenges I am here to help. Through our work together you will increase your awareness of stuck patterns, learn to make desired changes, and step into living a more full & authentic life. I can help to provide you with the necessary tools, mindfulness skills, and somatic practices for improving your connection to self and others.
(458) 203-1645 View (458) 203-1645
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Brian Jackson
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC
Verified Verified
Eugene, OR 97401  (Online Only)
I have a passion for working with clients surrounding Depression, Anxiety, OCD, PTSD, Developmental Trauma, & Grief and Loss. ​I believe individuals have the ability to change when given the opportunity. Many of us have learned ways of thinking and doing that seemed to work at the time but have created problems for us later. We then target ourselves, adding a lot of shame regarding the outcomes, which in turn creates more distress. I enjoy helping individuals learn to accept themselves and to work with themselves to heal, rather than continuing to shame themselves.
I have a passion for working with clients surrounding Depression, Anxiety, OCD, PTSD, Developmental Trauma, & Grief and Loss. ​I believe individuals have the ability to change when given the opportunity. Many of us have learned ways of thinking and doing that seemed to work at the time but have created problems for us later. We then target ourselves, adding a lot of shame regarding the outcomes, which in turn creates more distress. I enjoy helping individuals learn to accept themselves and to work with themselves to heal, rather than continuing to shame themselves.
(541) 843-8745 View (541) 843-8745
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Haley Bales
Marriage & Family Therapist, MEd, LMFT
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Eugene, OR 97401
Would you like to be living a more meaningful, authentic life? Many of the people I see struggle to prioritize themselves for a variety of reasons. This can often lead to feelings of burnout and loss of motivation. Taking time to reconnect with what matters most and identifying your next steps can be a transformative experience. Whether you are looking to increase insight, improve your relationship, or become a better version of you, therapy can be a very useful tool. I will work collaboratively with you to identify your unique needs and provide a place for you to pursue the changes you seek.
Would you like to be living a more meaningful, authentic life? Many of the people I see struggle to prioritize themselves for a variety of reasons. This can often lead to feelings of burnout and loss of motivation. Taking time to reconnect with what matters most and identifying your next steps can be a transformative experience. Whether you are looking to increase insight, improve your relationship, or become a better version of you, therapy can be a very useful tool. I will work collaboratively with you to identify your unique needs and provide a place for you to pursue the changes you seek.
(541) 402-4156 View (541) 402-4156
Photo of Benjamin Thomas Munson, Licensed Professional Counselor in Eugene, OR
Benjamin Thomas Munson
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC, CADCII, QMHP, MA
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Eugene, OR 97404  (Online Only)
Sometimes our thoughts, our feelings, and our circumstance can be hard to put together. When we try to connect with others, or we have no one to connect with, we’re left feeling misunderstood and lost. A memory that we have a hard time letting go of, a loss of energy, seemingly with no explanation behind it. Trauma, grief, loss. These burdens can build up over time. Having a partner as we journey through and process these experiences can be invaluable in finding peace within ourselves and our story.
Sometimes our thoughts, our feelings, and our circumstance can be hard to put together. When we try to connect with others, or we have no one to connect with, we’re left feeling misunderstood and lost. A memory that we have a hard time letting go of, a loss of energy, seemingly with no explanation behind it. Trauma, grief, loss. These burdens can build up over time. Having a partner as we journey through and process these experiences can be invaluable in finding peace within ourselves and our story.
(541) 229-3542 View (541) 229-3542
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Marcia Kennedy
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified Verified
Eugene, OR 97401
Waitlist for new clients
I am a licensed clinical social worker in private practice for 25 years. I use an integrative approach that includes cognitive-behavioral, family systems, and solution-focused therapy. My goal is to guide clients to solve problems, reach goals, attain emotional health, improve relationships, and realize their potential. I have had extensive training related to depression, anxiety, trauma symptoms and relationship issues. I work primarily with adults and couples.
I am a licensed clinical social worker in private practice for 25 years. I use an integrative approach that includes cognitive-behavioral, family systems, and solution-focused therapy. My goal is to guide clients to solve problems, reach goals, attain emotional health, improve relationships, and realize their potential. I have had extensive training related to depression, anxiety, trauma symptoms and relationship issues. I work primarily with adults and couples.
(541) 236-3203 View (541) 236-3203
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Erin Hughes
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, MSW
Verified Verified
Eugene, OR 97401  (Online Only)
Easily schedule now by visiting erinhugheslcsw.clientsecure.me. I am a licensed Therapist with a background in Clinical Social Work from Columbia University in Oregon and Utah. My counseling style is pretty laid back. I have been described as supportive, caring, and compassionate, with a pretty good sense of humor. I like to focus on identifying your strengths and helping you to maximize them to overcome your obstacles. I'm here to help you sort through the things that are difficult right now, and offer you a safe place to be open and honest without fear of judgment.
Easily schedule now by visiting erinhugheslcsw.clientsecure.me. I am a licensed Therapist with a background in Clinical Social Work from Columbia University in Oregon and Utah. My counseling style is pretty laid back. I have been described as supportive, caring, and compassionate, with a pretty good sense of humor. I like to focus on identifying your strengths and helping you to maximize them to overcome your obstacles. I'm here to help you sort through the things that are difficult right now, and offer you a safe place to be open and honest without fear of judgment.
(458) 243-4522 View (458) 243-4522
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Jessica Crowder
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LCSW, RYT
Verified Verified
7 Endorsed
Eugene, OR 97401
Not accepting new clients
Note: Email is best for setting up consults. Please include your availability and insurance type, if applicable. I value therapy for the opportunity to support you in exploring the places just beyond your comfort zone with curiosity and compassion. I am most experienced treating trauma, adult children of addiction, codependency, life transitions, grief, anxiety, and relationship issues. My approach is eclectic and strengths-based, drawing from a combination of EMDR/Flash Technique, psychodynamic theories, current neuroscience, yoga and mindfulness practices, and social work values.
Note: Email is best for setting up consults. Please include your availability and insurance type, if applicable. I value therapy for the opportunity to support you in exploring the places just beyond your comfort zone with curiosity and compassion. I am most experienced treating trauma, adult children of addiction, codependency, life transitions, grief, anxiety, and relationship issues. My approach is eclectic and strengths-based, drawing from a combination of EMDR/Flash Technique, psychodynamic theories, current neuroscience, yoga and mindfulness practices, and social work values.
(541) 803-8221 View (541) 803-8221
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Chris Michaels
Psychologist, PhD
Verified Verified
Eugene, OR 97401
My goal is for my clients to describe me as fully present, warm, trustworthy, and welcoming of their entire selves. It is important for me to bring authenticity, compassion, and directness to my therapy relationships. I will work with you to develop a holistic understanding of yourself, your identities, your relationships, and your daily contexts to best understand and resolve the concerns you bring to therapy. I strive to provide safe and affirming therapy to individuals from all backgrounds and encourage dialogue on identity in therapy.
My goal is for my clients to describe me as fully present, warm, trustworthy, and welcoming of their entire selves. It is important for me to bring authenticity, compassion, and directness to my therapy relationships. I will work with you to develop a holistic understanding of yourself, your identities, your relationships, and your daily contexts to best understand and resolve the concerns you bring to therapy. I strive to provide safe and affirming therapy to individuals from all backgrounds and encourage dialogue on identity in therapy.
(458) 203-1576 View (458) 203-1576
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Dr. Sarah B Silverman
Psychologist, PsyD
Verified Verified
2 Endorsed
Eugene, OR 97401  (Online Only)
Waitlist for new clients
Individual therapy for ages 18+: A lot of my clients have sought out my services because they have felt "a little lost" in life. Whether it be work stress, parenting, or relationship issues, life became overwhelming and maybe some symptoms of anxiety and depression appeared. I work with clients by joining with them in their journey and figuring out what is happening and what next steps are truly desired. Many of my clients have been with me for years as we bump (or roller coaster) along life's journey. Therapy is NOT in-person and is conducted via Zoom. Accepting PacificSource and PacficSource OHP or self-pay.
Individual therapy for ages 18+: A lot of my clients have sought out my services because they have felt "a little lost" in life. Whether it be work stress, parenting, or relationship issues, life became overwhelming and maybe some symptoms of anxiety and depression appeared. I work with clients by joining with them in their journey and figuring out what is happening and what next steps are truly desired. Many of my clients have been with me for years as we bump (or roller coaster) along life's journey. Therapy is NOT in-person and is conducted via Zoom. Accepting PacificSource and PacficSource OHP or self-pay.
(458) 237-4405 View (458) 237-4405
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Gideon Henry Abkarian Shrier
Licensed Professional Counselor, LCPC
Verified Verified
Eugene, OR 97404  (Online Only)
It's tough out there, isn't it? Perhaps you're struggling with feelings of sadness, isolation, futility, and emptiness. Perhaps you find yourself worrying about the past, present, future, or who you are. You may struggle with trauma or reflexive self-criticism. Maybe you've tried therapy before, and been disappointed by formulaic notions of growth or ideal living. It's certainly easy to feel discouraged. Yet healing is still possible, and I believe that goal-directed and evidence-based therapy is an effective way of facilitating that process.
It's tough out there, isn't it? Perhaps you're struggling with feelings of sadness, isolation, futility, and emptiness. Perhaps you find yourself worrying about the past, present, future, or who you are. You may struggle with trauma or reflexive self-criticism. Maybe you've tried therapy before, and been disappointed by formulaic notions of growth or ideal living. It's certainly easy to feel discouraged. Yet healing is still possible, and I believe that goal-directed and evidence-based therapy is an effective way of facilitating that process.
(541) 422-3758 View (541) 422-3758
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Dora Parys
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Eugene, OR 97401
Not accepting new clients
Are you facing major life transitions, feel overhelmed by stress, strained intimate relationships or significant losses? Together we will collaborate to face current challenges and past issues. I specialize in working with adults and couples living with anxiety, depression, relationship distress, symptoms of PTSD, chronic and life threatening illnesses, chronic pain, grief and loss and bereavement. I use a variety of interventions striving to find the best fit for each client and relaying on our work together to facilitate meaningful change.
Are you facing major life transitions, feel overhelmed by stress, strained intimate relationships or significant losses? Together we will collaborate to face current challenges and past issues. I specialize in working with adults and couples living with anxiety, depression, relationship distress, symptoms of PTSD, chronic and life threatening illnesses, chronic pain, grief and loss and bereavement. I use a variety of interventions striving to find the best fit for each client and relaying on our work together to facilitate meaningful change.
(541) 237-7085 View (541) 237-7085
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Sandra Borrelli
Marriage & Family Therapist, MS, LMFT
Verified Verified
Eugene, OR 97405  (Online Only)
With over 30 years helping people to have fulfilling lives and good relationships, I know that working on ourselves is the most important thing we can do. Maybe you are struggling with life's transitions and challenges, you feel lost and wonder about your purpose, or you are having trouble making relationships work. I can help you discover and develop your inner strengths toward not only coping well but achieving satisfaction and joy. My personal and professional journey has given me the compassion and wisdom necessary for guiding others.
With over 30 years helping people to have fulfilling lives and good relationships, I know that working on ourselves is the most important thing we can do. Maybe you are struggling with life's transitions and challenges, you feel lost and wonder about your purpose, or you are having trouble making relationships work. I can help you discover and develop your inner strengths toward not only coping well but achieving satisfaction and joy. My personal and professional journey has given me the compassion and wisdom necessary for guiding others.
(541) 588-3907 View (541) 588-3907

How does your Therapist compare?

Number of Therapists in Eugene, OR

700+

Average cost per session

$162

Therapists in Eugene, OR who prioritize treating:

94% Anxiety
87% Depression
82% Trauma and PTSD
77% Relationship Issues
77% Self Esteem
75% Stress
70% Life Transitions

Average years in practice

11 Years

Top 3 insurances accepted

78% PacificSource
46% Oregon Health Plan (OHP)
44% BlueCross and BlueShield

How Therapists in Eugene, OR see their clients

58% In Person and Online
42% Online Only

Gender breakdown

74% Female
23% Male
3% Non-Binary

FAQs - About Therapy and Counseling

How can I find a therapist in Eugene?

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.