Therapists in Philadelphia, PA

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Photo of Patricia Gherovici, Licensed Psychoanalyst in Philadelphia, PA
Patricia Gherovici
Licensed Psychoanalyst, PhD
Verified Verified
Philadelphia, PA 19146
In my practice I offer a welcoming setting and provide a safe space for your suffering or difficulties. When you speak about yourself to someone who is trained to listen and examine the circumstances that motivated your consultation, a change occurs. A psychoanalyst is a person trained to hear what is happening under the surface, and provides a place where you may speak and hear yourself differently. I have been working as a psychoanalyst and psychotherapist for 25 years and I have found that words can hurt, words can make people sick, but words can also save. Talking cures.
In my practice I offer a welcoming setting and provide a safe space for your suffering or difficulties. When you speak about yourself to someone who is trained to listen and examine the circumstances that motivated your consultation, a change occurs. A psychoanalyst is a person trained to hear what is happening under the surface, and provides a place where you may speak and hear yourself differently. I have been working as a psychoanalyst and psychotherapist for 25 years and I have found that words can hurt, words can make people sick, but words can also save. Talking cures.
(215) 642-8654 View (215) 642-8654
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The Inner Canvas Collective, Dr. Elyssa
Licensed Professional Counselor, PhD, LPC, RPT, NCC, ACS
Verified Verified
Philadelphia, PA 19147
The Inner Canvas Collective is a psychotherapy and play therapy practice that believes in transformation, healing, and listening to your soul. You are worth the time and practice. The Inner Canvas Collective offers Approved Training & Education programs for Mental Health Professionals. Training programs include clinical supervision training, continuing education workshop series, and play therapy training and supervision.
The Inner Canvas Collective is a psychotherapy and play therapy practice that believes in transformation, healing, and listening to your soul. You are worth the time and practice. The Inner Canvas Collective offers Approved Training & Education programs for Mental Health Professionals. Training programs include clinical supervision training, continuing education workshop series, and play therapy training and supervision.
(267) 641-1527 View (267) 641-1527
Photo of Nancy Bell, Licensed Professional Counselor in Philadelphia, PA
Nancy Bell
Licensed Professional Counselor, MS, LPC
Verified Verified
Philadelphia, PA 19130
I am trained in object relations theory, but my experience as a high school counselor, family therapist and lawyer informs my flexible and practical approach. While offering a deep therapy experience that leads to enduring change and growth, I am mindful that patients need strategies to manage immediate concerns and feel relief during the change process. I approach patients with a belief that their early experiences and attachments have shaped the way they see themselves, how they approach relationships and what they expect from life. I seek to help patients develop new ways of relating that lead to healthier connections to others and increased autonomy.
I am trained in object relations theory, but my experience as a high school counselor, family therapist and lawyer informs my flexible and practical approach. While offering a deep therapy experience that leads to enduring change and growth, I am mindful that patients need strategies to manage immediate concerns and feel relief during the change process. I approach patients with a belief that their early experiences and attachments have shaped the way they see themselves, how they approach relationships and what they expect from life. I seek to help patients develop new ways of relating that lead to healthier connections to others and increased autonomy.
(267) 323-1224 View (267) 323-1224
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Lawrence D. Blum
MD
Verified Verified
Philadelphia, PA 19103
Before consulting a professional, most people have already addressed their difficulties as well as they can – but they can only deal with what they know. What they typically need help with is the parts of their struggles they are not aware of. The treatments that help most to bring hidden matters to light, and under conscious control, are based on psychoanalytic principles. As a psychoanalyst and psychiatrist, I try to understand people from multiple points of view. I work with my patients to help them get as clear and comprehensive a picture as possible.
Before consulting a professional, most people have already addressed their difficulties as well as they can – but they can only deal with what they know. What they typically need help with is the parts of their struggles they are not aware of. The treatments that help most to bring hidden matters to light, and under conscious control, are based on psychoanalytic principles. As a psychoanalyst and psychiatrist, I try to understand people from multiple points of view. I work with my patients to help them get as clear and comprehensive a picture as possible.
(215) 995-1203 View (215) 995-1203
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Madeline Rice & Associates
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified Verified
4 Endorsed
Philadelphia, PA 19147
ACCEPTING NEWS PATIENTS: We are an all Female group of seasoned and skilled therapist who are passionate about working with people. We know how to give you the tools to feel better and live the life you want. We specialize in a broad array of presenting issues that include eating disorders, mood and anxiety disorders, PTSD, Adolescent and Women's issues to name a few. We bring a warm, compassionate approach to partner with you in the process of seeing and understanding long standing ineffective behavior patterns and, through our experience and training, will help you to reach your goals.
ACCEPTING NEWS PATIENTS: We are an all Female group of seasoned and skilled therapist who are passionate about working with people. We know how to give you the tools to feel better and live the life you want. We specialize in a broad array of presenting issues that include eating disorders, mood and anxiety disorders, PTSD, Adolescent and Women's issues to name a few. We bring a warm, compassionate approach to partner with you in the process of seeing and understanding long standing ineffective behavior patterns and, through our experience and training, will help you to reach your goals.
(215) 392-2344 View (215) 392-2344
Photo of Brandi J Stewart, Psychologist in Philadelphia, PA
Brandi J Stewart
Psychologist, PsyD
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Philadelphia, PA 19130
I have ample experience working with Children and adolescents with multiple psychological and behavioral issues; including ADHD, ODD, OCD, conduct problems, Autistic spectrum disorders, depression, and sexual abuse (victimization and perpetration). Alongside, I work extensively with couples and families encountering numerous life difficulties. Furthermore, my experience reaches to adults dealing with life transition, depression, anxiety, and personality difficulties that inhibit life happiness and fullfillment. I am dedicated to my clientele and above all their functionality and happiness. My day-to-day moto is: "laugh love and live" and I strive to help my clients do just this!
I have ample experience working with Children and adolescents with multiple psychological and behavioral issues; including ADHD, ODD, OCD, conduct problems, Autistic spectrum disorders, depression, and sexual abuse (victimization and perpetration). Alongside, I work extensively with couples and families encountering numerous life difficulties. Furthermore, my experience reaches to adults dealing with life transition, depression, anxiety, and personality difficulties that inhibit life happiness and fullfillment. I am dedicated to my clientele and above all their functionality and happiness. My day-to-day moto is: "laugh love and live" and I strive to help my clients do just this!
(267) 348-4210 View (267) 348-4210
Photo of Kim Burdick, Licensed Professional Counselor in Philadelphia, PA
Kim Burdick
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC
Verified Verified
Philadelphia, PA 19103
I focus on trauma, depression, anxiety, attachment difficulties, & relationship/family issues. My ideal client would be open to change and exploring more positive ways to see themselves. My ideal client would be someone that values our time together and is present for sessions. My ideal client would be someone who can reflect from within and be willing to do the work, with a sincere desire to change their lifestyle. This client would be flexible and willing to see the other side of the coin, exploring the past and delving into the present.
I focus on trauma, depression, anxiety, attachment difficulties, & relationship/family issues. My ideal client would be open to change and exploring more positive ways to see themselves. My ideal client would be someone that values our time together and is present for sessions. My ideal client would be someone who can reflect from within and be willing to do the work, with a sincere desire to change their lifestyle. This client would be flexible and willing to see the other side of the coin, exploring the past and delving into the present.
(267) 297-3404 View (267) 297-3404
Photo of Gabrielle E Gorin, Pre-Licensed Professional in Philadelphia, PA
Gabrielle E Gorin
Pre-Licensed Professional, MEd
Verified Verified
4 Endorsed
Philadelphia, PA 19102
Welcome! Between relationships, work, family, friends, goals, and obligations, life can get overwhelming sometimes. If only we could flip a switch or wave a magic wand and all of our problems and stresses could disappear...with that not being an option, you may be wondering where to start and how to navigate it all? I am here to help you find the best ways to do just that. We can work together in finding how you can best manage everything on your plate, enjoy life, and meet your goals.
Welcome! Between relationships, work, family, friends, goals, and obligations, life can get overwhelming sometimes. If only we could flip a switch or wave a magic wand and all of our problems and stresses could disappear...with that not being an option, you may be wondering where to start and how to navigate it all? I am here to help you find the best ways to do just that. We can work together in finding how you can best manage everything on your plate, enjoy life, and meet your goals.
(267) 609-8608 View (267) 609-8608
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Dante Duval Barfield
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, NCC, LPC
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Philadelphia, PA 19121
Hey there. If you're reading this you may be wondering "is this guy the right therapist for me?" That is a question I hold dearly. Browsing this website can bring a flurry of emotions when seeking a therapist. It can be tough to find the right fit, and also can be a challenge just to get started. I hope, as you read my profile, there is a chance you may think I can play a role in your mental health journey. The people who tend to seek me for help tend to be people of color, those seeking trauma work, and also people who are "stuck".
Hey there. If you're reading this you may be wondering "is this guy the right therapist for me?" That is a question I hold dearly. Browsing this website can bring a flurry of emotions when seeking a therapist. It can be tough to find the right fit, and also can be a challenge just to get started. I hope, as you read my profile, there is a chance you may think I can play a role in your mental health journey. The people who tend to seek me for help tend to be people of color, those seeking trauma work, and also people who are "stuck".
(267) 214-9610 View (267) 214-9610
Photo of Neil Warshafsky, Clinical Social Work/Therapist in Philadelphia, PA
Neil Warshafsky
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified Verified
Philadelphia, PA 19107  (Online Only)
Even if you've done this before, it's not always an easy decision to find a therapist. I appreciate that you're taking this step toward finding someone you feel might be a good fit. Therapy is most successful when a person feels some connection with their therapist. I take a down-to-earth, supportive, conversational approach that, especially at first, helps sessions feel comfortable and allows some time for us to get to know each other. I believe how we see ourselves is rooted in our history and that it can be powerful to identify ways we learned to think about ourselves and others.
Even if you've done this before, it's not always an easy decision to find a therapist. I appreciate that you're taking this step toward finding someone you feel might be a good fit. Therapy is most successful when a person feels some connection with their therapist. I take a down-to-earth, supportive, conversational approach that, especially at first, helps sessions feel comfortable and allows some time for us to get to know each other. I believe how we see ourselves is rooted in our history and that it can be powerful to identify ways we learned to think about ourselves and others.
(215) 999-7462 View (215) 999-7462
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Equip & Inspire Therapy Services
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LCSW
Verified Verified
Philadelphia, PA 19103  (Online Only)
Accepting new clients as of Sept/23 (early morning and 3pm sessions open). Heyyy! Maybe this sounds familiar... "I've tried everything, and nothing works." "My anxiety feels like it's taken control over my life!" Maybe you've tried all the things...medications, expensive therapies, self-help books, diet changes, supplements, online support groups, taking days off, vacations, cutting ties with toxic people ... to leaving you still feeling anxious and exhausted from trying all the things.
Accepting new clients as of Sept/23 (early morning and 3pm sessions open). Heyyy! Maybe this sounds familiar... "I've tried everything, and nothing works." "My anxiety feels like it's taken control over my life!" Maybe you've tried all the things...medications, expensive therapies, self-help books, diet changes, supplements, online support groups, taking days off, vacations, cutting ties with toxic people ... to leaving you still feeling anxious and exhausted from trying all the things.
(215) 631-8307 View (215) 631-8307
Photo of Ray Hessek, Licensed Professional Counselor in Philadelphia, PA
Ray Hessek
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC
Verified Verified
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Ray (he/him/his) is a licensed professional counselor who has been practicing since 2006. He graduated from West Chester University with a master’s degree in Clinical Psychology. He has trained at the Philadelphia School of Psychoanalysis and is currently in training at the Gestalt Training Institute of Philadelphia. Having gone through many life transitions himself, Ray believes that humans are capable of profound changes and growth. Ray believes that if we can experience all of life’s moments, we can really live.
Ray (he/him/his) is a licensed professional counselor who has been practicing since 2006. He graduated from West Chester University with a master’s degree in Clinical Psychology. He has trained at the Philadelphia School of Psychoanalysis and is currently in training at the Gestalt Training Institute of Philadelphia. Having gone through many life transitions himself, Ray believes that humans are capable of profound changes and growth. Ray believes that if we can experience all of life’s moments, we can really live.
(267) 641-3512 View (267) 641-3512
Photo of Asia Panzino, Pre-Licensed Professional in Philadelphia, PA
Asia Panzino
Pre-Licensed Professional
Verified Verified
Philadelphia, PA 19102  (Online Only)
Asia Panzino, MA has provided therapeutic support for a diverse range of concerns and experiences which include Influence of Childhood Bonding and Attachment on Lifestyle, Symptom Management for Anxiety and Depression, Safety Plans for Survivors of Intimate Partner Violence, Senior-Living, Vocational Guidance, Family Conflict, Fostered, Adopted, and Aging-Out Youth Advocacy, Self-Regulation Techniques, and Life Transitions. They have passionately worked with diagnoses such as Bi-Polar, Generalized Anxiety, Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder, Gender Dysphoria, and PTSD.
Asia Panzino, MA has provided therapeutic support for a diverse range of concerns and experiences which include Influence of Childhood Bonding and Attachment on Lifestyle, Symptom Management for Anxiety and Depression, Safety Plans for Survivors of Intimate Partner Violence, Senior-Living, Vocational Guidance, Family Conflict, Fostered, Adopted, and Aging-Out Youth Advocacy, Self-Regulation Techniques, and Life Transitions. They have passionately worked with diagnoses such as Bi-Polar, Generalized Anxiety, Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder, Gender Dysphoria, and PTSD.
(484) 799-9049 View (484) 799-9049
Photo of Ginamarie Moure, Pre-Licensed Professional in Philadelphia, PA
Ginamarie Moure
Pre-Licensed Professional
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Philadelphia, PA 19102  (Online Only)
If you are looking for a new therapy experience that accepts who you are without judgment, I would be honored to work with you. I understand it is impossible to force people into boxes and label their life with stereotypical behaviors. We are all unique with our own combination of thoughts, feelings, and experiences. I strive to be a good listener and let you be in charge of our time together–you are the expert on your life. I will be your guide to help you uncover the driving forces in your life and explore whatever has caused or is causing you trauma.
If you are looking for a new therapy experience that accepts who you are without judgment, I would be honored to work with you. I understand it is impossible to force people into boxes and label their life with stereotypical behaviors. We are all unique with our own combination of thoughts, feelings, and experiences. I strive to be a good listener and let you be in charge of our time together–you are the expert on your life. I will be your guide to help you uncover the driving forces in your life and explore whatever has caused or is causing you trauma.
(267) 619-7399 View (267) 619-7399
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Cliff Koos
M Ed
Verified Verified
Philadelphia, PA 19130  (Online Only)
I am a trauma-informed, integrative, EMDR therapist. I use ego states and parts work in conjunction with somatic work to help bring ‘online’ the left and right hemispheres of your brain. I am focused on treating the whole person and would like to have an open, honest conversation about what you are looking for and your treatment wants and needs.
I am a trauma-informed, integrative, EMDR therapist. I use ego states and parts work in conjunction with somatic work to help bring ‘online’ the left and right hemispheres of your brain. I am focused on treating the whole person and would like to have an open, honest conversation about what you are looking for and your treatment wants and needs.
(267) 651-9198 View (267) 651-9198
Photo of Jennifer Houk, Licensed Professional Counselor in Philadelphia, PA
Jennifer Houk
Licensed Professional Counselor, MS, LPC
Verified Verified
4 Endorsed
Philadelphia, PA 19102
The truth will set you free"... I became a therapist because I believe that through relationship, listening, and talking, a tremendous amount of healing can take place in a person's life. I believe in people and the potential for change and growth in their lives. I see therapy as a partnership in facilitating that change. I help people to free themselves from various things that hold them down, guilt, anger, shame, addictions, anxiety... I attempt to help people establish a more solid foundation of self worth, balance, love and flexibility to be able to negotiate the world, their relationships and themselves more successfully.
The truth will set you free"... I became a therapist because I believe that through relationship, listening, and talking, a tremendous amount of healing can take place in a person's life. I believe in people and the potential for change and growth in their lives. I see therapy as a partnership in facilitating that change. I help people to free themselves from various things that hold them down, guilt, anger, shame, addictions, anxiety... I attempt to help people establish a more solid foundation of self worth, balance, love and flexibility to be able to negotiate the world, their relationships and themselves more successfully.
(215) 688-5781 View (215) 688-5781
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Robert Miller
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC
Verified Verified
Philadelphia, PA 19140
My name is Bob Miller and I am a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) in the state of Pennsylvania. I have been practicing full-time in the mental health field as an LPC since 2011. Having worked in many career fields over the years whether it's blue-collar or white-collar jobs. I believe I am able to better empathize with patients' issues of concern and better meet them where they are at any stage of their lives.
My name is Bob Miller and I am a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) in the state of Pennsylvania. I have been practicing full-time in the mental health field as an LPC since 2011. Having worked in many career fields over the years whether it's blue-collar or white-collar jobs. I believe I am able to better empathize with patients' issues of concern and better meet them where they are at any stage of their lives.
(267) 532-9959 View (267) 532-9959
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Caryn Seebach, LLC
Psychologist, MS, PsyD
Verified Verified
Philadelphia, PA 19147  (Online Only)
Hi! I am Dr. Caryn. I am a licensed health psychologist and Duke trained health coach with over 20 years of experience working with patients with chronic health conditions like chronic pain, migraine, autoimmune, diabetes/pre-diabetes, and sleep problems. As a health psychologist, I work at the intersection of physical health and mental health (because it’s all related!) and treat both using the best of mind/body medicine. My typical client is sick of feeling sick and unsupported by the healthcare system They want to feel successful and in control of their health so they can break out of the never ending cycle of (dis)ease.
Hi! I am Dr. Caryn. I am a licensed health psychologist and Duke trained health coach with over 20 years of experience working with patients with chronic health conditions like chronic pain, migraine, autoimmune, diabetes/pre-diabetes, and sleep problems. As a health psychologist, I work at the intersection of physical health and mental health (because it’s all related!) and treat both using the best of mind/body medicine. My typical client is sick of feeling sick and unsupported by the healthcare system They want to feel successful and in control of their health so they can break out of the never ending cycle of (dis)ease.
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Photo of Noel Shipp - Psychphilly, Clinical Social Work/Therapist in Philadelphia, PA
Noel Shipp - Psychphilly
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LSW
Verified Verified
Philadelphia, PA 19146
The practice of therapy can mean different things to different people. Whether you are navigating a life change, hoping to address acute symptoms, or looking for more support, therapy can help you better understanding yourself. Through examining relationships and reflecting on past experiences, therapy can foster deeper insight into how to pursue a more fulfilled future.
The practice of therapy can mean different things to different people. Whether you are navigating a life change, hoping to address acute symptoms, or looking for more support, therapy can help you better understanding yourself. Through examining relationships and reflecting on past experiences, therapy can foster deeper insight into how to pursue a more fulfilled future.
(215) 330-2320 View (215) 330-2320
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Mischa Patteson
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LSW
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Philadelphia, PA 19102  (Online Only)
My first priority is for my clients to feel safe and heard, and I believe it is my job to create that space. As I’ve seen in my personal and professional life, therapy can save lives both figuratively and literally by developing acceptance, hope, and change. Some challenges I support clients through include relationship issues, communication, emotion and mood regulation, and trauma from childhood or adult abuse. My personal experiences allow me to better relate to and understand clients with whom I share similarities. My role is to walk alongside my clients, eliciting their self-knowledge, and offering tools along the way.
My first priority is for my clients to feel safe and heard, and I believe it is my job to create that space. As I’ve seen in my personal and professional life, therapy can save lives both figuratively and literally by developing acceptance, hope, and change. Some challenges I support clients through include relationship issues, communication, emotion and mood regulation, and trauma from childhood or adult abuse. My personal experiences allow me to better relate to and understand clients with whom I share similarities. My role is to walk alongside my clients, eliciting their self-knowledge, and offering tools along the way.
(267) 517-8714 View (267) 517-8714

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Number of Therapists in Philadelphia, PA

3,000+

Average cost per session

$145

Therapists in Philadelphia, PA who prioritize treating:

92% Anxiety
86% Depression
74% Self Esteem
71% Relationship Issues
69% Trauma and PTSD
65% Coping Skills
60% Stress

Average years in practice

10 Years

Top 3 insurances accepted

80% Aetna
68% UnitedHealthcare UHC | UBH
66% Cigna and Evernorth

How Therapists in Philadelphia, PA see their clients

50% In Person and Online
50% Online Only

Gender breakdown

77% Female
20% Male
3% Non-Binary
FAQs - About Therapy and Counseling

How can I find a therapist in Philadelphia?

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.

Learn more about how to find a therapist

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.