Therapists in Old Town, Portland, OR

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Ramiro Romo Jr.
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified Verified
Old Town, Portland, OR 97208  (Online Only)
I'm Ramiro, a bilingual Latino therapist. A child of immigrant parents, lover of tacos, and enthusiast of all things Pokémon. I’m committed to helping clients learn how to build healthy versions of themselves, and moving away from shame. Many times, this includes exploring life's ongoing stressful challenges, processing traumatic experiences, and improving communication in our relationships. Specializing in helping those who experience struggles with anxiety, depression, sexual dysfunction, generational trauma, and parenting.
I'm Ramiro, a bilingual Latino therapist. A child of immigrant parents, lover of tacos, and enthusiast of all things Pokémon. I’m committed to helping clients learn how to build healthy versions of themselves, and moving away from shame. Many times, this includes exploring life's ongoing stressful challenges, processing traumatic experiences, and improving communication in our relationships. Specializing in helping those who experience struggles with anxiety, depression, sexual dysfunction, generational trauma, and parenting.
(971) 306-4086 View (971) 306-4086
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Dana Dart-McLean
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, MFT
Verified Verified
2 Endorsed
Old Town, Portland, OR 97204  (Online Only)
Anxiety, depression, ADHD, or trauma make it so difficult to be present in your life. If you feel alternately numb, exhausted, or overwhelmed, I can help. Deepen your understanding of how your body holds stress and anxiety to learn new ways to respond. Addressing trauma and anxiety with body awareness helps to stop negative thoughts or a harsh inner narrative. We will use effective tools for processing overwhelming emotions in order to support you to feel grounded. With a foundation of self-trust and self-compassion, you are more effective and open to life. I work with couples and individuals.
Anxiety, depression, ADHD, or trauma make it so difficult to be present in your life. If you feel alternately numb, exhausted, or overwhelmed, I can help. Deepen your understanding of how your body holds stress and anxiety to learn new ways to respond. Addressing trauma and anxiety with body awareness helps to stop negative thoughts or a harsh inner narrative. We will use effective tools for processing overwhelming emotions in order to support you to feel grounded. With a foundation of self-trust and self-compassion, you are more effective and open to life. I work with couples and individuals.
(503) 828-0571 View (503) 828-0571
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Brittany Bonner-Dillon
Psychologist, PsyD
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Old Town, Portland, OR 97208  (Online Only)
Providing caring support tailored to each person's needs is always my focus for therapy. I'm a licensed clinical psychologist committed to helping people learn ways to manage difficulties with a variety of mental health concerns including anxiety, trauma, depression, and relationship issues. I am an LGBTQIA-allied/informed treatment provider, as well as an advocate of the fat positive and body positivity movements. I offer tele-therapy in OR, CA, WA, and OH.
Providing caring support tailored to each person's needs is always my focus for therapy. I'm a licensed clinical psychologist committed to helping people learn ways to manage difficulties with a variety of mental health concerns including anxiety, trauma, depression, and relationship issues. I am an LGBTQIA-allied/informed treatment provider, as well as an advocate of the fat positive and body positivity movements. I offer tele-therapy in OR, CA, WA, and OH.
(503) 433-8328 View (503) 433-8328
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Kaeli Harwood
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, CSWA, QMHP
Verified Verified
Old Town, Portland, OR 97209  (Online Only)
Not accepting new clients
My name is Kaeli (they/she), I am a mental health and trauma therapist whose orientation is strongly rooted in an anti-oppressive, intersectional lens. I use modalities of EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing therapy), Internal Family Systems, Narrative therapy, and psychedelic integration. I work with people experiencing trauma, depression, anxiety, stress, gender exploration, and neurodivergence. I provide psychedelic integration therapy with a harm reduction lens to hold a container for people processing and integrating their psychedelic experiences.
My name is Kaeli (they/she), I am a mental health and trauma therapist whose orientation is strongly rooted in an anti-oppressive, intersectional lens. I use modalities of EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing therapy), Internal Family Systems, Narrative therapy, and psychedelic integration. I work with people experiencing trauma, depression, anxiety, stress, gender exploration, and neurodivergence. I provide psychedelic integration therapy with a harm reduction lens to hold a container for people processing and integrating their psychedelic experiences.
(503) 664-7206 View (503) 664-7206
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Mark Newey
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA
Verified Verified
Old Town, Portland, OR 97209  (Online Only)
Not accepting new clients
Most all all of us, if not all of use go through times when we are not functioning as well as can, or have. My goal is to help you get back to where you feel and behave optimally. I use evidence based strategies based on your specific needs and your input. I am a highly dedicated counselor committed to helping individuals overcome life's challenges and improve their mental and emotional well-being.
Most all all of us, if not all of use go through times when we are not functioning as well as can, or have. My goal is to help you get back to where you feel and behave optimally. I use evidence based strategies based on your specific needs and your input. I am a highly dedicated counselor committed to helping individuals overcome life's challenges and improve their mental and emotional well-being.
(971) 251-4219 View (971) 251-4219
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Fiona Yu
Pre-Licensed Professional, MA
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Old Town, Portland, OR 97209  (Online Only)
I am deeply committed to creating a space where you feel safe to explore your inner experiences without fear of judgment or criticism. My work emphasizes empathy, collaboration, and respect for everyone’s unique story. I believe that effective therapy requires acknowledgment of the oppressive systems that contribute to life's challenges and underlie many mental health struggles. Together, we can explore how therapy can help you gain a deeper understanding of yourself, build resilience, and create positive change in your life aligned with your values.
I am deeply committed to creating a space where you feel safe to explore your inner experiences without fear of judgment or criticism. My work emphasizes empathy, collaboration, and respect for everyone’s unique story. I believe that effective therapy requires acknowledgment of the oppressive systems that contribute to life's challenges and underlie many mental health struggles. Together, we can explore how therapy can help you gain a deeper understanding of yourself, build resilience, and create positive change in your life aligned with your values.
(360) 996-6345 View (360) 996-6345
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Skylar Windham
Professional Counselor Associate, MA
Verified Verified
Old Town, Portland, OR 97209  (Online Only)
My ideal client is someone who is ready for a change even if they're not sure how. Whether you've had counseling before or if this is your first time, I'm happy to help guide you through the process in an easy and gentle way. I also make it a point to respond to emails in the same day, so go ahead and send me a message!
My ideal client is someone who is ready for a change even if they're not sure how. Whether you've had counseling before or if this is your first time, I'm happy to help guide you through the process in an easy and gentle way. I also make it a point to respond to emails in the same day, so go ahead and send me a message!
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Donna J Johns
Psychologist, PsyD
Verified Verified
Old Town, Portland, OR 97207  (Online Only)
I am taking new Telehealth patients at this time.
I am taking new Telehealth patients at this time.
(360) 608-9311 View (360) 608-9311
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Amy Barrett Lindholm
Licensed Professional Counselor, MS, LPC
Verified Verified
Old Town, Portland, OR 97240
Waitlist for new clients
My passion is helping people heal and grow through difficult experiences, such as loss, trauma and life stressors. Through over 20 years of working with grief and trauma, I have come to believe in the healing power of sharing our stories. In addition, I believe good counseling helps us move us out of "stuck" patterns of unhelpful coping and into a state of thriving in our relationships, work and life pursuits. I specialize in treating grief and life transitions, but also work extensively with relationship challenges, illness, depression, anxiety, stress and issues related to wellness.
My passion is helping people heal and grow through difficult experiences, such as loss, trauma and life stressors. Through over 20 years of working with grief and trauma, I have come to believe in the healing power of sharing our stories. In addition, I believe good counseling helps us move us out of "stuck" patterns of unhelpful coping and into a state of thriving in our relationships, work and life pursuits. I specialize in treating grief and life transitions, but also work extensively with relationship challenges, illness, depression, anxiety, stress and issues related to wellness.
(503) 563-7499 View (503) 563-7499
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Donna Prinzmetal
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT
Verified Verified
Old Town, Portland, OR 97240
Are you feeling unhappy, lost or stuck? You can feel better! "In a dark time, the eye begins to see." The poet, Theodore Roethke, recognized the opportunities available even in our most troubled moments. Therapy offers the chance to get a new perspective on both our internal landscape as well as our relationships. With enhanced vision, therapy can help you discover and embody a new story for yourself. As a therapist with over thirty years of clinical experience, I believe in each person's innate wisdom and ability to change. No matter how lost you might feel, I know that healing is possible.
Are you feeling unhappy, lost or stuck? You can feel better! "In a dark time, the eye begins to see." The poet, Theodore Roethke, recognized the opportunities available even in our most troubled moments. Therapy offers the chance to get a new perspective on both our internal landscape as well as our relationships. With enhanced vision, therapy can help you discover and embody a new story for yourself. As a therapist with over thirty years of clinical experience, I believe in each person's innate wisdom and ability to change. No matter how lost you might feel, I know that healing is possible.
(503) 305-4077 View (503) 305-4077
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Jacqueline R. Cape, Ph.D.
Psychologist, PhD
Verified Verified
Old Town, Portland, OR 97240  (Online Only)
Welcome. I approach therapy as a collaborative and respectful process to help individuals, couples, and families learn new, adaptive ways to relieve emotional distress from anxiety or depression, illness, loss, grief, and trauma, therefore, becoming much more empowered and successful in their lives. In couples therapy, partners learn to manage and repair conflict, improve sexual intimacy, recover from betrayal, and enhance trust and friendship. Family therapy creates healthy patterns, routines, and behaviors to improve and heal maladaptive family dynamics and learn respectful and loving ways to communicate more successfully.
Welcome. I approach therapy as a collaborative and respectful process to help individuals, couples, and families learn new, adaptive ways to relieve emotional distress from anxiety or depression, illness, loss, grief, and trauma, therefore, becoming much more empowered and successful in their lives. In couples therapy, partners learn to manage and repair conflict, improve sexual intimacy, recover from betrayal, and enhance trust and friendship. Family therapy creates healthy patterns, routines, and behaviors to improve and heal maladaptive family dynamics and learn respectful and loving ways to communicate more successfully.
(503) 647-6336 View (503) 647-6336
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Colleen Odell MS LPC
Licensed Professional Counselor, MS, LPC
Verified Verified
2 Endorsed
Old Town, Portland, OR 97204
Not accepting new clients
PLEASE NOTE: I AM NOT CURRENTLY TAKING NEW CLIENTS. I am an experienced psychotherapist specializing in treating individuals with relationship problems; depression; anxiety; trauma; and grief. I can provide you with a safe space and a trusting relationship with a caring mental health professional to resolve emotional pain, depression, worry or sadness. Our first step is to identify the core issues affecting your life; then we'll focus on making key changes to improve your life and relationships. You will find me to be caring, supportive, knowledgeable, and effective.
PLEASE NOTE: I AM NOT CURRENTLY TAKING NEW CLIENTS. I am an experienced psychotherapist specializing in treating individuals with relationship problems; depression; anxiety; trauma; and grief. I can provide you with a safe space and a trusting relationship with a caring mental health professional to resolve emotional pain, depression, worry or sadness. Our first step is to identify the core issues affecting your life; then we'll focus on making key changes to improve your life and relationships. You will find me to be caring, supportive, knowledgeable, and effective.
(503) 545-6312 View (503) 545-6312
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Jenny Kepler
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, MFT
Verified Verified
5 Endorsed
Old Town, Portland, OR 97204  (Online Only)
I offer a mindful, compassionate, non-judgmental approach to therapy for those seeking relationship health and more harmony in their lives. If you're struggling in your relationship or with your child, stuck in painful patterns, or longing for more authenticity and connection within yourself, I can help. As someone who's had to work hard to feel strong on the inside, to balance work and nurture healthy relationships, I understand the struggles of trying to keep it all together. My aim is to help you find more harmony and peace of mind. It is possible.
I offer a mindful, compassionate, non-judgmental approach to therapy for those seeking relationship health and more harmony in their lives. If you're struggling in your relationship or with your child, stuck in painful patterns, or longing for more authenticity and connection within yourself, I can help. As someone who's had to work hard to feel strong on the inside, to balance work and nurture healthy relationships, I understand the struggles of trying to keep it all together. My aim is to help you find more harmony and peace of mind. It is possible.
(628) 600-1304 View (628) 600-1304
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Steven P DeLugach
Licensed Professional Counselor, MS, LPC, CSAT-S
Verified Verified
Old Town, Portland, OR 97240
Sexual Addictions & Trauma affects everyone in the Family. Betrayal Trauma is a natural response to secrets & lying. It must be treated as primary for the relationship to heal. Many families experience Multiple Generations of Addictions, Abuse & Neglect. Family participation is strongly encouraged but not required. Couples & Families are often in crisis from a lack of support during discovery & disclosure of Sexual Addictions. Full Disclosure is encouraged in a safe, structured process with support. Accountability is the Cornerstone of Restoring Trust & Intimacy for couples & families recovering from Sexual Addictions. Recovery from Sexual Addictions involves restoration of Healthy Sexual Balance.
Sexual Addictions & Trauma affects everyone in the Family. Betrayal Trauma is a natural response to secrets & lying. It must be treated as primary for the relationship to heal. Many families experience Multiple Generations of Addictions, Abuse & Neglect. Family participation is strongly encouraged but not required. Couples & Families are often in crisis from a lack of support during discovery & disclosure of Sexual Addictions. Full Disclosure is encouraged in a safe, structured process with support. Accountability is the Cornerstone of Restoring Trust & Intimacy for couples & families recovering from Sexual Addictions. Recovery from Sexual Addictions involves restoration of Healthy Sexual Balance.
(503) 476-9557 View (503) 476-9557
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Jonathan Joebgen
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Old Town, Portland, OR 97204  (Online Only)
Waitlist for new clients
Hello! I am a licensed therapist and I'm skilled at helping others to navigate an array of challenges by cultivating growth, building skills, deepening insight and awareness, and fostering meaningful relationships. My approach is rooted in mindfulness to build awareness and insight into one's thoughts, feelings, actions, and personal experience. With increased awareness you will be able to "slow down" and better understand what is happening so you can respond effectively to challenges rather than react in old, unhelpful ways. I will also teach you skills to help you relate to yourself and others with kindness.
Hello! I am a licensed therapist and I'm skilled at helping others to navigate an array of challenges by cultivating growth, building skills, deepening insight and awareness, and fostering meaningful relationships. My approach is rooted in mindfulness to build awareness and insight into one's thoughts, feelings, actions, and personal experience. With increased awareness you will be able to "slow down" and better understand what is happening so you can respond effectively to challenges rather than react in old, unhelpful ways. I will also teach you skills to help you relate to yourself and others with kindness.
(503) 506-2799 View (503) 506-2799
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Robert C Woods
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC
Verified Verified
Old Town, Portland, OR 97240
As an experienced therapist I work to create a warm, non-judgmental atmosphere for you to explore important issues in your life. Through a safe and compassionate environment we can address painful patterns that prevent you from living a fuller life and build positive inner resources that empower you to find more joy. The therapy relationship can provide solace and support in difficult times helping you to remember and access your own innate wisdom.
As an experienced therapist I work to create a warm, non-judgmental atmosphere for you to explore important issues in your life. Through a safe and compassionate environment we can address painful patterns that prevent you from living a fuller life and build positive inner resources that empower you to find more joy. The therapy relationship can provide solace and support in difficult times helping you to remember and access your own innate wisdom.
(503) 616-2235 View (503) 616-2235
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Brian Scott Killian
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Old Town, Portland, OR 97208
I value being real and supportive at the same time. I love what I do as a therapist and believe in being safe, trusting and accepting, no matter what may come! My office is (ever so slightly) cluttered and often gets the term "homey & comfortable" Dogs are welcome as well, due to their positive therapeutic benefit for their people (owners, minders & guardians). I value humor (when appropriate...granted, that's open to interpretation, right??!!) and use it as the situation arises, as in a give-and-take dynamic relationship. Life-long gamer & D&D geek, btw. :)
I value being real and supportive at the same time. I love what I do as a therapist and believe in being safe, trusting and accepting, no matter what may come! My office is (ever so slightly) cluttered and often gets the term "homey & comfortable" Dogs are welcome as well, due to their positive therapeutic benefit for their people (owners, minders & guardians). I value humor (when appropriate...granted, that's open to interpretation, right??!!) and use it as the situation arises, as in a give-and-take dynamic relationship. Life-long gamer & D&D geek, btw. :)
(310) 929-6291 View (310) 929-6291
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Wren Christine Anderson
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified Verified
Old Town, Portland, OR 97207
Currently I work with people struggling with depression, anxiety, trauma, life transitions, addictions, and grief. While I have received training in a number of approaches, my goal is to offer you interventions and tools that best fit for you. I am most influenced by IFS, DBT, EMDR, Somatic Experiencing, Sensorimotor Psychotherapy, Mindfulness, and Expressive Art Therapy. I look through the lens of trauma, and I take a behaviorally specific approach to support experiences of transformation into long term change and growth. You can expect to have tools and skills to practice in between session to support your work.
Currently I work with people struggling with depression, anxiety, trauma, life transitions, addictions, and grief. While I have received training in a number of approaches, my goal is to offer you interventions and tools that best fit for you. I am most influenced by IFS, DBT, EMDR, Somatic Experiencing, Sensorimotor Psychotherapy, Mindfulness, and Expressive Art Therapy. I look through the lens of trauma, and I take a behaviorally specific approach to support experiences of transformation into long term change and growth. You can expect to have tools and skills to practice in between session to support your work.
(971) 414-3413 View (971) 414-3413
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Wendy Frankle
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, LPC, Certifi, Grief, Recov
Verified Verified
Old Town, Portland, OR 97286
My name is Wendy Frankle. I am a Licensed Professional Counselor, Certified Grief Recovery Specialist, and a member of the American Counseling Association. My specialty and passion is working with adolescent girls and their families as well as Grief Recovery. I have 19+ years experience working with children and their families ages 6-18 years who have emotional difficulties as well as a wide range of diagnosis. I will strive to provide a safe, nurturing environment where we can work together to plant the seeds necessary for your health, hope and happiness.
My name is Wendy Frankle. I am a Licensed Professional Counselor, Certified Grief Recovery Specialist, and a member of the American Counseling Association. My specialty and passion is working with adolescent girls and their families as well as Grief Recovery. I have 19+ years experience working with children and their families ages 6-18 years who have emotional difficulties as well as a wide range of diagnosis. I will strive to provide a safe, nurturing environment where we can work together to plant the seeds necessary for your health, hope and happiness.
(971) 832-5637 View (971) 832-5637
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Kara Wilde
Counselor, MA, DiplPW
Not Verified Not Verified
Old Town, Portland, OR 97204  (Online Only)
Not accepting new clients
I counsel individuals, couples and families on building better relationships, caring for health and body symptoms, and provide coaching for career/work vision and direction. Changes in work, relationships and our bodies can be difficult to navigate; sometimes we need support to deal with life's issues.
I counsel individuals, couples and families on building better relationships, caring for health and body symptoms, and provide coaching for career/work vision and direction. Changes in work, relationships and our bodies can be difficult to navigate; sometimes we need support to deal with life's issues.
(503) 822-6745 View (503) 822-6745

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Number of Therapists in Old Town, Portland, OR

100+

Average cost per session

$160

Therapists in Old Town, Portland, OR who prioritize treating:

88% Anxiety
86% Depression
83% Relationship Issues
81% Trauma and PTSD
77% Self Esteem
72% Stress
70% Grief

Average years in practice

14 Years

Top 3 insurances accepted

69% PacificSource
56% Aetna
42% Moda Health

How Therapists in Old Town, Portland, OR see their clients

52% In Person and Online
48% Online Only

Gender breakdown

78% Female
19% Male
3% Non-Binary
FAQs - About Therapy and Counseling

How can I find a therapist in Old Town, Portland?

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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.