Therapists in Nashville, TN

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Haley Kisner
Marriage & Family Therapist Associate, TLMFT
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Nashville, TN 37203
Has traditional talk therapy fallen short in helping you find the root of the issues you repeatedly face? Are you struggling to understand and change the patterns that keep you feeling stuck and disconnected? You may be struggling to navigate relationships, battle loud negative self-talk, or experience debilitating feelings of shame, guilt and embarrassment. If these experiences sound all too familiar, my practice may be a good fit for you. I aim to equip my clients with the skills to manage difficult thoughts and emotional experiences, navigate relationship struggles, and heal their trauma from the root.
Has traditional talk therapy fallen short in helping you find the root of the issues you repeatedly face? Are you struggling to understand and change the patterns that keep you feeling stuck and disconnected? You may be struggling to navigate relationships, battle loud negative self-talk, or experience debilitating feelings of shame, guilt and embarrassment. If these experiences sound all too familiar, my practice may be a good fit for you. I aim to equip my clients with the skills to manage difficult thoughts and emotional experiences, navigate relationship struggles, and heal their trauma from the root.
(615) 219-9511 View (615) 219-9511
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Stephanie Hathcock Vaughn
Psychologist, PsyD, DBT-LBC
Verified Verified
4 Endorsed
Nashville, TN 37215  (Online Only)
As a CBT and DBT Psychologist, National Speaker, hospital consultant, and clinical supervisor for Vanderbilt University, I have successfully helped veterans, teens, psychologists, physicians, attorneys, students, celebrities, and homemakers feel better and improve their lives. My business, PSYCHē, PLLC is founded upon the belief that going the extra mile makes all the difference. People need real support and real solutions—not just a nod and concerned look. My job is to help—my clients tell me how. I'm a member of PSYPACT which means I can see clients in every state that is a member of PSYPACT and I am also licensed in MA.
As a CBT and DBT Psychologist, National Speaker, hospital consultant, and clinical supervisor for Vanderbilt University, I have successfully helped veterans, teens, psychologists, physicians, attorneys, students, celebrities, and homemakers feel better and improve their lives. My business, PSYCHē, PLLC is founded upon the belief that going the extra mile makes all the difference. People need real support and real solutions—not just a nod and concerned look. My job is to help—my clients tell me how. I'm a member of PSYPACT which means I can see clients in every state that is a member of PSYPACT and I am also licensed in MA.
(615) 745-1019 View (615) 745-1019
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Kegan York
Pre-Licensed Professional
Verified Verified
Nashville, TN 37216
The clients that have had the most success in my counseling and coaching have three traits: 1) Life is not going how they wish it would. 2) They are tired of that feeling. 3) They are motivated to change their life to begin the journey towards their dreams. If you are struggling and are not sure where to turn next, let me help you reassess and reposition your life for the success and dreams you want.
The clients that have had the most success in my counseling and coaching have three traits: 1) Life is not going how they wish it would. 2) They are tired of that feeling. 3) They are motivated to change their life to begin the journey towards their dreams. If you are struggling and are not sure where to turn next, let me help you reassess and reposition your life for the success and dreams you want.
(615) 709-6142 View (615) 709-6142
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Amber Carney
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified Verified
Nashville, TN 37203  (Online Only)
Hello there. Within my counseling practice, I specialize in providing empathetic support to women grappling with the complexities of relationships (with self and others). Our connections hold profound significance in life, yet they can also be a primary source of conflict, pain, and confusion. This can often spark internal questioning and a variety of conflicting emotions including: anxiety, depression, feelings of inadequacy, feeling stuck, unseen or misunderstood, guilt, shame...to name a few. Creating a safe space to process through these emotions and experiences is important and offers opportunity for a more balanced life.
Hello there. Within my counseling practice, I specialize in providing empathetic support to women grappling with the complexities of relationships (with self and others). Our connections hold profound significance in life, yet they can also be a primary source of conflict, pain, and confusion. This can often spark internal questioning and a variety of conflicting emotions including: anxiety, depression, feelings of inadequacy, feeling stuck, unseen or misunderstood, guilt, shame...to name a few. Creating a safe space to process through these emotions and experiences is important and offers opportunity for a more balanced life.
(615) 471-7847 View (615) 471-7847
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Elizabeth Baum
Pre-Licensed Professional, MA
Verified Verified
2 Endorsed
Nashville, TN 37207
I am passionate about the ability therapy has to change lives for the better - how it helps people heal and build authentic, real relationships. I believe in empathy, vulnerability, authenticity, and trying to stay in the present moment. I am both creative and analytical and am excited when therapy is referred to as "a science and an art.” I believe in exploring the mind-body connection, especially the impact of breathwork in dealing with anxiety and stress. I love the power of understanding ourselves and how our minds work to create change. I work particularly well with anxiety, perfectionism & religious injury to name a few.
I am passionate about the ability therapy has to change lives for the better - how it helps people heal and build authentic, real relationships. I believe in empathy, vulnerability, authenticity, and trying to stay in the present moment. I am both creative and analytical and am excited when therapy is referred to as "a science and an art.” I believe in exploring the mind-body connection, especially the impact of breathwork in dealing with anxiety and stress. I love the power of understanding ourselves and how our minds work to create change. I work particularly well with anxiety, perfectionism & religious injury to name a few.
(615) 814-0221 View (615) 814-0221
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Christina Jezioro
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC, MS
Verified Verified
2 Endorsed
Nashville, TN 37208
Being a human can be tough. My practice is centered upon helping people deepen their human experience and live a more embodied, present life. Many of my clients are creative artists hoping to harness their power, individuals who have experienced early childhood trauma, or people who simply feel "wounded". Our “body memories” & old stories can often be limiting us from our fullest potential of healing. With a neuro-experiential framework, I offer specializations in life transitions, attachment wounds, relational healing, addictions and self soothing behaviors, building self worth, LGBTQIA+ issues, and managing complex emotions.
Being a human can be tough. My practice is centered upon helping people deepen their human experience and live a more embodied, present life. Many of my clients are creative artists hoping to harness their power, individuals who have experienced early childhood trauma, or people who simply feel "wounded". Our “body memories” & old stories can often be limiting us from our fullest potential of healing. With a neuro-experiential framework, I offer specializations in life transitions, attachment wounds, relational healing, addictions and self soothing behaviors, building self worth, LGBTQIA+ issues, and managing complex emotions.
(629) 258-6218 View (629) 258-6218
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Dr. Andre Wielemaker
Psychologist, PhD, HSP
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Nashville, TN 37215
Hey! I'm Dr. Andre, a licensed clinical psychologist. No matter who you are or what situation you're in, I aim to understand you and help you find relief and clarity. I aim to provide a genuine, trusting relationship and a judgement free atmosphere to explore the concerns you are facing. I work with Men and Women facing anxiety, depression, stress, and dysfunctional patterns and lifestyles. I also work with Couples facing relationship distress. I specialize in therapy that includes a CBT, DBT, MI, SFBT, and a psychodynamic oriented style. I am currently offering sessions via secure Telehealth platforms.
Hey! I'm Dr. Andre, a licensed clinical psychologist. No matter who you are or what situation you're in, I aim to understand you and help you find relief and clarity. I aim to provide a genuine, trusting relationship and a judgement free atmosphere to explore the concerns you are facing. I work with Men and Women facing anxiety, depression, stress, and dysfunctional patterns and lifestyles. I also work with Couples facing relationship distress. I specialize in therapy that includes a CBT, DBT, MI, SFBT, and a psychodynamic oriented style. I am currently offering sessions via secure Telehealth platforms.
(615) 437-2064 View (615) 437-2064
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Samantha Hymes
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPCMHSP, ATR
Verified Verified
2 Endorsed
Nashville, TN 37206
Do you find yourself ruminating over the past and feeling embarrassed, anxious, or depressed for “not being over it"? Perhaps you learned to compartmentalize your emotions to cope. I work with my clients to hone their emotional awareness and create space to meet, understand, and process parts of their lives that have been put aside to survive.
Do you find yourself ruminating over the past and feeling embarrassed, anxious, or depressed for “not being over it"? Perhaps you learned to compartmentalize your emotions to cope. I work with my clients to hone their emotional awareness and create space to meet, understand, and process parts of their lives that have been put aside to survive.
(615) 258-6249 View (615) 258-6249
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Jazzmin Cohen Psyd
Marriage & Family Therapist Intern, MA, PsyD
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Nashville, TN 37212
I work with adults, adolescents, and couples on various issues. Some of the specific areas I excel at are with clients looking to conquer life's obstacles caused by trauma, anxiety, depression, eating disorders, and post-traumatic stress disorder. During our time together, I will create a supportive environment and assist you in establishing goals and skills needed to achieve your desired lifestyle.
I work with adults, adolescents, and couples on various issues. Some of the specific areas I excel at are with clients looking to conquer life's obstacles caused by trauma, anxiety, depression, eating disorders, and post-traumatic stress disorder. During our time together, I will create a supportive environment and assist you in establishing goals and skills needed to achieve your desired lifestyle.
(615) 909-2384 View (615) 909-2384
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Emerson Ryder
Pre-Licensed Professional, MS
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Nashville, TN 37205
Healing can only happen by allowing your pain and your hopes to be witnessed. So many people suffer in silence, carry burdens of intergenerational trauma or being neurodivergent in a world not built for them, and have never REALLY been given the space to use their voice. If this describes you, you belong here. Part of my goal as your therapist is to help you find your voice again (or perhaps for the first time) and have the opportunity to be truly seen and heard. I will bring full presence, respect, and compassion to our work together to support you in moving toward the life you desire and deserve.
Healing can only happen by allowing your pain and your hopes to be witnessed. So many people suffer in silence, carry burdens of intergenerational trauma or being neurodivergent in a world not built for them, and have never REALLY been given the space to use their voice. If this describes you, you belong here. Part of my goal as your therapist is to help you find your voice again (or perhaps for the first time) and have the opportunity to be truly seen and heard. I will bring full presence, respect, and compassion to our work together to support you in moving toward the life you desire and deserve.
(615) 379-9186 View (615) 379-9186
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Nick Barajas
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC, MHSP
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Nashville, TN 37206  (Online Only)
( ( ( Availability for neurodivergent coaching or mental health therapy. Looking for recently diagnosed/self-diagnosed Autistic/ADHD teens or adults ) ) ) I am a neurodivergent coach and therapist. This means that I am neurodivergent, but also that I work exclusively with neurodivergent people, from a neurodivergent perspective. Neurodivergent means "a brain that diverges from the norm," I use it to refer collectively to Autism, ADHD, Dyslexia – brains that are not ill or broken, but fundamentally wired differently than the average person. If this describes you, then you've come to the right place.
( ( ( Availability for neurodivergent coaching or mental health therapy. Looking for recently diagnosed/self-diagnosed Autistic/ADHD teens or adults ) ) ) I am a neurodivergent coach and therapist. This means that I am neurodivergent, but also that I work exclusively with neurodivergent people, from a neurodivergent perspective. Neurodivergent means "a brain that diverges from the norm," I use it to refer collectively to Autism, ADHD, Dyslexia – brains that are not ill or broken, but fundamentally wired differently than the average person. If this describes you, then you've come to the right place.
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Trent Hughes
Licensed Professional Counselor, PhD, LPC, MHSP
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Nashville, TN 37212
You always told yourself that if you just worked hard enough, everything would be fine. As long as you never relaxed or took any time for yourself, then eventually, you’d be happy. But that hasn’t worked. You’ve accomplished a lot: a good career, a nice home, and a stable life. But there’s a feeling of emptiness and dissatisfaction you can’t shake. You frequently lose your temper with friends and family. Your significant other complains that you’re distracted and distant. Even the job you’ve always prioritized above all else is falling apart. You know these struggles go back to something from your past, but you don’t understand how.
You always told yourself that if you just worked hard enough, everything would be fine. As long as you never relaxed or took any time for yourself, then eventually, you’d be happy. But that hasn’t worked. You’ve accomplished a lot: a good career, a nice home, and a stable life. But there’s a feeling of emptiness and dissatisfaction you can’t shake. You frequently lose your temper with friends and family. Your significant other complains that you’re distracted and distant. Even the job you’ve always prioritized above all else is falling apart. You know these struggles go back to something from your past, but you don’t understand how.
(615) 592-2904 View (615) 592-2904
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Jeff Barbour
Pre-Licensed Professional, MS
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Nashville, TN 37203
Are you a busy professional grappling with overwhelming anxiety or are you and your partner caught in a cycle of conflicts, feeling distant and disconnected? Are the stresses of work, relationships, life transitions, or loss of self-worth weighing you down? Let's rewrite your story together, transforming your struggles into triumphs. Explore further to discover how we can collaborate on crafting the next chapter of your journey towards fulfillment and peace.
Are you a busy professional grappling with overwhelming anxiety or are you and your partner caught in a cycle of conflicts, feeling distant and disconnected? Are the stresses of work, relationships, life transitions, or loss of self-worth weighing you down? Let's rewrite your story together, transforming your struggles into triumphs. Explore further to discover how we can collaborate on crafting the next chapter of your journey towards fulfillment and peace.
(629) 302-3271 View (629) 302-3271
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Dr. Sue Ann T. Guy
Pre-Licensed Professional, EdD, MBA, MS, PreLPC
Verified Verified
2 Endorsed
Nashville, TN 37211
Accepting New Clients! Our career counseling and therapy services provide a safe, authentic, empathetic and respectful environment for you to process, heal, transform, rebuild and grow. While job satisfaction and career achievements motivate personal ambitions, today's workplaces still foster ample opportunities for your needs and goals to remain unmet. However, help for navigating employment and small business challenges is available! Listening to you - your voice, perceptions, beliefs and story - is critical for successful treatment. I engage. Expressions, emotions, gestures and behaviors are never unnoticed. I can help!
Accepting New Clients! Our career counseling and therapy services provide a safe, authentic, empathetic and respectful environment for you to process, heal, transform, rebuild and grow. While job satisfaction and career achievements motivate personal ambitions, today's workplaces still foster ample opportunities for your needs and goals to remain unmet. However, help for navigating employment and small business challenges is available! Listening to you - your voice, perceptions, beliefs and story - is critical for successful treatment. I engage. Expressions, emotions, gestures and behaviors are never unnoticed. I can help!
(615) 471-6193 View (615) 471-6193
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Taraleigh Stemler
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT, CIMHP
Verified Verified
Nashville, TN 37216
I am a Certified Integrative Mental Health Professional who specializes in treating trauma using EMDR with a background in marriage and family therapy. Additional EMDR training allows me to specifically help performers reach peak performance and work past mental blocks or "yips". Post-EMDR areas of growth may include identity formation, boundaries, and communication skills. Overall, I want my clients to be equipped to pursue a healthy, productive lifestyle. Using an integrative approach, I help clients increase self-efficacy by educating them on health practices they control that positively impact their mental wellbeing.
I am a Certified Integrative Mental Health Professional who specializes in treating trauma using EMDR with a background in marriage and family therapy. Additional EMDR training allows me to specifically help performers reach peak performance and work past mental blocks or "yips". Post-EMDR areas of growth may include identity formation, boundaries, and communication skills. Overall, I want my clients to be equipped to pursue a healthy, productive lifestyle. Using an integrative approach, I help clients increase self-efficacy by educating them on health practices they control that positively impact their mental wellbeing.
(615) 258-7078 View (615) 258-7078
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Kate Larson
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Nashville, TN 37206
Therapy should be a comfortable, non-judgmental space where you are free to bring all of your thoughts and feelings, even those parts we all have that feel awkward or uncomfortable. If you are ready to heal from past trauma, feeling stuck in relationships or creatively, or just trying to figure out what comes next in your life, we can go at a pace that feels right for you. Often people who have been through hard things have found ways to cope and survive that no longer feel helpful. Therapy is a place to connect with coping strategies, self-care practices, and relationship dynamics that feel personally fulfilling and sustainable.
Therapy should be a comfortable, non-judgmental space where you are free to bring all of your thoughts and feelings, even those parts we all have that feel awkward or uncomfortable. If you are ready to heal from past trauma, feeling stuck in relationships or creatively, or just trying to figure out what comes next in your life, we can go at a pace that feels right for you. Often people who have been through hard things have found ways to cope and survive that no longer feel helpful. Therapy is a place to connect with coping strategies, self-care practices, and relationship dynamics that feel personally fulfilling and sustainable.
(615) 436-5355 View (615) 436-5355
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Sascha C Smith
Licensed Professional Counselor, NCC, LPCMHSP, LMHC, C-DBT
Verified Verified
Nashville, TN 37211  (Online Only)
We can break free of the patterns that bind us and learn new ways to manage challenging emotions. I care about my client's growth and success in obtaining their goals. I want to help in that journey and allow a safe space that fosters that growth. I am licensed professional counselor with over 8 years of experience working with a wide range of mental health disorders. Through my experience I have had particular success in helping women and adolescents navigate various life challenges, including anxiety, depression, trauma, school/work related stress, family difficulties, bipolar disorder, ADHD management.
We can break free of the patterns that bind us and learn new ways to manage challenging emotions. I care about my client's growth and success in obtaining their goals. I want to help in that journey and allow a safe space that fosters that growth. I am licensed professional counselor with over 8 years of experience working with a wide range of mental health disorders. Through my experience I have had particular success in helping women and adolescents navigate various life challenges, including anxiety, depression, trauma, school/work related stress, family difficulties, bipolar disorder, ADHD management.
(865) 309-5524 View (865) 309-5524
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Kyiara Jackson
LPC Intern
Not Verified Not Verified
1 Endorsed
Nashville, TN 37203
Not accepting new clients
It takes a lot of awareness to acknowledge something in your life isn’t quite right. It takes courage to ask for help and takes even more determination to change- whether it be a physical change or a change in perspective. It would be an honor to talk with you as you process trauma, feelings of uncertainty, and grief.
It takes a lot of awareness to acknowledge something in your life isn’t quite right. It takes courage to ask for help and takes even more determination to change- whether it be a physical change or a change in perspective. It would be an honor to talk with you as you process trauma, feelings of uncertainty, and grief.
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Marissa Stone
Licensed Master Social Worker, LMSW
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Nashville, TN 37228
Life stressors and trauma can impact our lives in unexpected ways and reaching out for support takes courage. I value collaborating with individuals to curate space for their healing journey. As a therapist, I am committed to establishing an environment where you can explore your thoughts, emotions, and experiences without judgment. I practice from a trauma informed, relational, and anti-oppressive perspective and believe that each person's journey is unique and deserving of respect. My approach is rooted in an appreciation for the diverse backgrounds and identities that each person brings to the therapeutic relationship.
Life stressors and trauma can impact our lives in unexpected ways and reaching out for support takes courage. I value collaborating with individuals to curate space for their healing journey. As a therapist, I am committed to establishing an environment where you can explore your thoughts, emotions, and experiences without judgment. I practice from a trauma informed, relational, and anti-oppressive perspective and believe that each person's journey is unique and deserving of respect. My approach is rooted in an appreciation for the diverse backgrounds and identities that each person brings to the therapeutic relationship.
(615) 703-5165 View (615) 703-5165
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Nashville Psychological Assessment and Learning
Psychologist, PhD, NCSP, HSP
Verified Verified
Nashville, TN 37206
We specialize in comprehensive psychoeducational assessments of children, adolescents, and adults. We have expertise in the diagnosis of autism, dyslexia, learning disabilities, developmental delays, intellectual giftedness, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), behavioral disorders, and emotional disturbances that are likely to impact educational and daily functioning. We also offer social skills groups for children and adolescents, as well as educational consultation to assist parents with navigating special education and accommodations offered within the public and private school settings.
We specialize in comprehensive psychoeducational assessments of children, adolescents, and adults. We have expertise in the diagnosis of autism, dyslexia, learning disabilities, developmental delays, intellectual giftedness, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), behavioral disorders, and emotional disturbances that are likely to impact educational and daily functioning. We also offer social skills groups for children and adolescents, as well as educational consultation to assist parents with navigating special education and accommodations offered within the public and private school settings.
(615) 908-2370 View (615) 908-2370

How does your Therapist compare?

Number of Therapists in Nashville, TN

1,000+

Average cost per session

$140

Therapists in Nashville, TN who prioritize treating:

93% Anxiety
85% Depression
78% Relationship Issues
77% Self Esteem
71% Trauma and PTSD
69% Coping Skills
69% Stress

Average years in practice

9 Years

Top 3 insurances accepted

76% Aetna
75% Cigna and Evernorth
65% UnitedHealthcare UHC | UBH

How Therapists in Nashville, TN see their clients

76% In Person and Online
24% Online Only

Gender breakdown

79% Female
20% Male
1% Non-Binary
FAQs - About Therapy and Counseling

How can I find a therapist in Nashville?

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.