Therapists in Collin County, TX

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Annie LeMasters
Licensed Master Social Worker, LMSW
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Frisco, TX 75035  (Online Only)
Are you a young adult or adolescent trying to figure out who you are and/or who you want to be? Do life’s challenges seem to be getting in the way of reaching your full potential? If you are experiencing discomfort or confusion as you navigate "adulting", or you are struggling with self-esteem, body image, anxiety, or depression, I am here to help!
Are you a young adult or adolescent trying to figure out who you are and/or who you want to be? Do life’s challenges seem to be getting in the way of reaching your full potential? If you are experiencing discomfort or confusion as you navigate "adulting", or you are struggling with self-esteem, body image, anxiety, or depression, I am here to help!
(972) 433-9850 View (972) 433-9850
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Keith Patrick Bryant
LPC Intern, MS, LPC-A, NCC
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Plano, TX 75093
Keith’s primary area of focus is Child Centered Play Therapy (CCPT). However, he also has experience working with teens and adults, and has received training to work with groups and families. Keith finds Child Parent Relationship Therapy (CPRT) to be a particularly fulfilling way of working within the family system. During the pandemic Keith gained training and experience working through multiple Tele-health platforms. He also has experience using Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT), but he primarily views counseling through a holistic Person-Centered perspective.
Keith’s primary area of focus is Child Centered Play Therapy (CCPT). However, he also has experience working with teens and adults, and has received training to work with groups and families. Keith finds Child Parent Relationship Therapy (CPRT) to be a particularly fulfilling way of working within the family system. During the pandemic Keith gained training and experience working through multiple Tele-health platforms. He also has experience using Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT), but he primarily views counseling through a holistic Person-Centered perspective.
(469) 382-4972 View (469) 382-4972
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Kelly Martin
Licensed Professional Counselor, MS, LPC, NCC
Verified Verified
Anna, TX 75409  (Online Only)
Rumi- "Out beyond ideas of wrongdoing and rightdoing there is a field. I'll meet you there." I consider it an honor and a privilege to walk alongside my clients in their journey of healing and discovery. My formal education and professional experience have prepared me to counsel individuals, couples, families and groups. I fit my clinical approach to each clients needs and goals. I have worked with many experiential techniques and enjoy bringing them into my individual and couples sessions. I enjoy helping my clients to find and build on their strengths.
Rumi- "Out beyond ideas of wrongdoing and rightdoing there is a field. I'll meet you there." I consider it an honor and a privilege to walk alongside my clients in their journey of healing and discovery. My formal education and professional experience have prepared me to counsel individuals, couples, families and groups. I fit my clinical approach to each clients needs and goals. I have worked with many experiential techniques and enjoy bringing them into my individual and couples sessions. I enjoy helping my clients to find and build on their strengths.
(972) 833-0923 View (972) 833-0923
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Tara Willson
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, LPC
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
McKinney, TX 75071  (Online Only)
I am glad you found me! If you are here, most likely you or somebody you care about has encountered circumstances that are creating obstacles in life. I am here to help kids, adolescents or adults overcome their distress so that they can thrive and become the best version of themselves. I have experience treating depression, anxiety, behavioral challenges, parenting challenges, grief, trauma, or that are neurodivergent. I am committed to providing a safe, supportive, and non-judgmental therapeutic environment for all of my clients and their families.
I am glad you found me! If you are here, most likely you or somebody you care about has encountered circumstances that are creating obstacles in life. I am here to help kids, adolescents or adults overcome their distress so that they can thrive and become the best version of themselves. I have experience treating depression, anxiety, behavioral challenges, parenting challenges, grief, trauma, or that are neurodivergent. I am committed to providing a safe, supportive, and non-judgmental therapeutic environment for all of my clients and their families.
(972) 848-9251 View (972) 848-9251
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Dewayne Smith
Licensed Master Social Worker, LMSW
Verified Verified
Plano, TX 75074
I received my bachelor’s degree in Hospitality Management from the University of North Texas. I went back to school after realizing my purpose was to help others in their mental wellbeing. I obtained my master’s degree in social work from the University of Texas at Arlington (UTA). With that being said, if you are looking for help in navigating everyday issues or possibly more involved and heavier topics, we can meet the challenges head on to ease your distress. My hope is that we can work together to bring you a peace of mind.
I received my bachelor’s degree in Hospitality Management from the University of North Texas. I went back to school after realizing my purpose was to help others in their mental wellbeing. I obtained my master’s degree in social work from the University of Texas at Arlington (UTA). With that being said, if you are looking for help in navigating everyday issues or possibly more involved and heavier topics, we can meet the challenges head on to ease your distress. My hope is that we can work together to bring you a peace of mind.
(469) 599-4284 View (469) 599-4284
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John Camacho
Licensed Professional Counselor, MCRC, CRC, LPC
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Dallas, TX 75252
Thoreau wrote: “All change is a miracle to contemplate, but it is a miracle which is taking place every instant.” Right now, you may be struggling with interpersonal conflict, insomnia, low productivity, loneliness, chronic stress, or insecure relationships. Maybe this counselor profile is the first you’ve read, or the thousandth. Either way, now is the best time to seek some guidance along your journey of life. As a counselor, I hope to help you find the answers to the challenging and painful questions that have been holding you back. That way, you can start positively influencing your future by mindfully living in this moment.
Thoreau wrote: “All change is a miracle to contemplate, but it is a miracle which is taking place every instant.” Right now, you may be struggling with interpersonal conflict, insomnia, low productivity, loneliness, chronic stress, or insecure relationships. Maybe this counselor profile is the first you’ve read, or the thousandth. Either way, now is the best time to seek some guidance along your journey of life. As a counselor, I hope to help you find the answers to the challenging and painful questions that have been holding you back. That way, you can start positively influencing your future by mindfully living in this moment.
(469) 529-7156 View (469) 529-7156
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Ken Brown
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW , CAMS
Verified Verified
Dallas, TX 75287
Are you experiencing anxious feelings you just can't seem to shake? Maybe you feel like you have a dark cloud hanging over you and you don't really know why? I've been there! After learning how to overcome my own symptoms of depression, anxiety and anger, I became an LCSW and Certified Anger Management Specialist. I have experience in helping clients with co-occurring mental health and substance abuse issues. I believe therapy is a collaborative effort and I look forward to passing my knowledge on to my clients so that they can start to live the kind of lives they want to live.
Are you experiencing anxious feelings you just can't seem to shake? Maybe you feel like you have a dark cloud hanging over you and you don't really know why? I've been there! After learning how to overcome my own symptoms of depression, anxiety and anger, I became an LCSW and Certified Anger Management Specialist. I have experience in helping clients with co-occurring mental health and substance abuse issues. I believe therapy is a collaborative effort and I look forward to passing my knowledge on to my clients so that they can start to live the kind of lives they want to live.
(972) 736-9649 View (972) 736-9649
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Dr. Lucy F. Underwood
Licensed Professional Counselor, PhD, LPC-S, NCC, ACS, BC-TMH
Verified Verified
McKinney, TX 75072
Learning to manage life can be a challenge. When complicated by life transitions, performance pressures, chronic health conditions, mental health diagnoses, or a host of other unforeseen obstacles, it is important to seek guidance. I have shared this journey with individuals & families for over 28 years. My clinical training, the use of research supported treatments, such as EMDR, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), & Sports Counseling have allowed me to successfully work with individuals of all ages (children, teens, adults, & geriatrics), athletes, & business professionals who are confronted with a variety of concerns.
Learning to manage life can be a challenge. When complicated by life transitions, performance pressures, chronic health conditions, mental health diagnoses, or a host of other unforeseen obstacles, it is important to seek guidance. I have shared this journey with individuals & families for over 28 years. My clinical training, the use of research supported treatments, such as EMDR, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), & Sports Counseling have allowed me to successfully work with individuals of all ages (children, teens, adults, & geriatrics), athletes, & business professionals who are confronted with a variety of concerns.
(469) 208-8843 View (469) 208-8843
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Erin Carlson
Licensed Professional Counselor Associate, MS, NCC
Verified Verified
2 Endorsed
Plano, TX 75074
I work with adults and children ages 10 & under who are struggling with difficult emotions and/or challenges like stress, grief, anxiety, depression, ADHD, behavior problems, attachment issues, parenting, and more. Sometimes we are our own worst enemy and we need a neutral person to help us see things more clearly, and encourage and guide us to where we want to be.
I work with adults and children ages 10 & under who are struggling with difficult emotions and/or challenges like stress, grief, anxiety, depression, ADHD, behavior problems, attachment issues, parenting, and more. Sometimes we are our own worst enemy and we need a neutral person to help us see things more clearly, and encourage and guide us to where we want to be.
(214) 480-4958 View (214) 480-4958
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Rachel Voltz
Licensed Professional Counselor Associate, MS, LPC-A
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Frisco, TX 75036
Accepting New Clients! I work with individuals to help navigate life’s challenges and gain control over their emotions. The ideal client is one who is struggling with relationship issues, anxiety, self-esteem, substance misuse, or lacking college/career direction. My goal is to ensure that what is done in therapy is personalized, collaborative, and unique to you as the client, alongside a plan of action to address the issue(s) so you leave the session feeling invested in yourself.
Accepting New Clients! I work with individuals to help navigate life’s challenges and gain control over their emotions. The ideal client is one who is struggling with relationship issues, anxiety, self-esteem, substance misuse, or lacking college/career direction. My goal is to ensure that what is done in therapy is personalized, collaborative, and unique to you as the client, alongside a plan of action to address the issue(s) so you leave the session feeling invested in yourself.
(469) 747-1951 View (469) 747-1951
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Dr. Traci Perry
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, PhD, MSSW, LCSW
Verified Verified
Plano, TX 75074  (Online Only)
My ideal clients are those who want warm and compassionate support through online therapy. Whether you're busy with work or family, living in a remote area, or just prefer the convenience of virtual sessions, I offer a welcoming space where you can explore your challenges and work towards feeling better. If you're looking for a convenient and supportive therapeutic experience, I'm here to help you on your journey of healing and personal growth.
My ideal clients are those who want warm and compassionate support through online therapy. Whether you're busy with work or family, living in a remote area, or just prefer the convenience of virtual sessions, I offer a welcoming space where you can explore your challenges and work towards feeling better. If you're looking for a convenient and supportive therapeutic experience, I'm here to help you on your journey of healing and personal growth.
(469) 529-5871 View (469) 529-5871
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Eric J Herpin
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC
Verified Verified
Allen, TX 75002  (Online Only)
Hi, I’m Eric. Depression and life’s stress can leave us feeling overwhelmed, hopeless and scared. Someone who cares about doing their best for their loved ones and tuning in to their needs can still find themselves feeling sad, overwhelmed or worn out. Sometimes, we work so hard trying to do the right thing we can almost forget who we are or why we are doing all this. If you are here, that is a sign you are open to make a change. You are primed to do something good for yourself. You are ready to care for the caregiver that works so hard for everyone else. Most of all, you are set to get onto a path you can feel proud of.
Hi, I’m Eric. Depression and life’s stress can leave us feeling overwhelmed, hopeless and scared. Someone who cares about doing their best for their loved ones and tuning in to their needs can still find themselves feeling sad, overwhelmed or worn out. Sometimes, we work so hard trying to do the right thing we can almost forget who we are or why we are doing all this. If you are here, that is a sign you are open to make a change. You are primed to do something good for yourself. You are ready to care for the caregiver that works so hard for everyone else. Most of all, you are set to get onto a path you can feel proud of.
(469) 966-2639 View (469) 966-2639
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Toneisha Baker
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSWS
Verified Verified
McKinney, TX 75070
Toneisha is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and supervisor with over 15 years of experience working with preteens, teens, adults, and older adults. Toneisha has a warm and friendly personality which makes you feel welcomed and at ease when you enter the therapy room. She is eager to help clients develop problem solving abilities and coping skills and assist them in finding and utilizing resources available to them.
Toneisha is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and supervisor with over 15 years of experience working with preteens, teens, adults, and older adults. Toneisha has a warm and friendly personality which makes you feel welcomed and at ease when you enter the therapy room. She is eager to help clients develop problem solving abilities and coping skills and assist them in finding and utilizing resources available to them.
(214) 571-7759 View (214) 571-7759
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Micholyn Gayoso
Psychologist, PsyD
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Frisco, TX 75034
Dr. Gayoso is a licensed psychologist who earned her Doctorate in Clinical Psychology from the Texas School of Professional Psychology. Her overall experience includes clinical training in private practice, juvenile & adult correction, & within the school systems. She focuses on conducting neuropsychological, psychological, & educational assessments to assist with differential diagnosis & treatment plan preparation. She is a certified Autism Spectrum Disorder Clinical Specialist & has a passion for helping families obtain a comprehensive understanding of the functional needs associated with various neurodiverse conditions.
Dr. Gayoso is a licensed psychologist who earned her Doctorate in Clinical Psychology from the Texas School of Professional Psychology. Her overall experience includes clinical training in private practice, juvenile & adult correction, & within the school systems. She focuses on conducting neuropsychological, psychological, & educational assessments to assist with differential diagnosis & treatment plan preparation. She is a certified Autism Spectrum Disorder Clinical Specialist & has a passion for helping families obtain a comprehensive understanding of the functional needs associated with various neurodiverse conditions.
(469) 224-5720 View (469) 224-5720
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Johanis Saez-Colon
LMSW
Verified Verified
Plano, TX 75074  (Online Only)
Have you ever felt like your voice is not being heard? Like you had to change yourself to fit in, or because you’re ashamed of who you are? Many people have a hard time understanding their true value and settle for less than they are worth. My personal and professional experiences have led me to work with a wide range of people with different backgrounds. I've worked with families and children, children in foster care, and adults with mental health and addiction. My goal is to be a part of your team and to help you determine your own best interest.
Have you ever felt like your voice is not being heard? Like you had to change yourself to fit in, or because you’re ashamed of who you are? Many people have a hard time understanding their true value and settle for less than they are worth. My personal and professional experiences have led me to work with a wide range of people with different backgrounds. I've worked with families and children, children in foster care, and adults with mental health and addiction. My goal is to be a part of your team and to help you determine your own best interest.
(817) 242-6332 View (817) 242-6332
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Benjamin Brockman
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC-S, NCC, MA, DBT-LBC
Verified Verified
7 Endorsed
Frisco, TX 75035
Waitlist for new clients
I understand that the difficulties of life can cause us to feel overwhelmed, stuck, or hopeless about the future. Honest and direct communication is the most effective way to assist others in overcoming the barriers that keep them from being who they want to be. I believe we are capable of creating significant change in our lives and relationships when we have the right support and counsel. I will help you gain insight into the patterns in your life that cause suffering, and to develop and execute a plan to address these issues to create your version of a “life worth living”.
I understand that the difficulties of life can cause us to feel overwhelmed, stuck, or hopeless about the future. Honest and direct communication is the most effective way to assist others in overcoming the barriers that keep them from being who they want to be. I believe we are capable of creating significant change in our lives and relationships when we have the right support and counsel. I will help you gain insight into the patterns in your life that cause suffering, and to develop and execute a plan to address these issues to create your version of a “life worth living”.
(214) 516-7117 x300 View (214) 516-7117 x300
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Claire Calton
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC
Verified Verified
Frisco, TX 75034
I have come to realize that recovery is a process and is best approached from a holistic perspective. I have a strong passion for what I do whether you struggle with life challenges, unresolved trauma, depression, anxiety, addiction, anger, family issues or grief. My desire is to provide a safe, warm, compassionate and caring environment. It is important to me that my clients feel comfortable with the therapeutic process.
I have come to realize that recovery is a process and is best approached from a holistic perspective. I have a strong passion for what I do whether you struggle with life challenges, unresolved trauma, depression, anxiety, addiction, anger, family issues or grief. My desire is to provide a safe, warm, compassionate and caring environment. It is important to me that my clients feel comfortable with the therapeutic process.
(214) 427-8413 View (214) 427-8413
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Integra Psychological Services, PLLC
Psychologist, PsyD, MSCP
Verified Verified
3 Endorsed
Wylie, TX 75098
Integra Psychological Services, PLLC is owned by clinical neuropsychologist Dr. Levi Armstrong. We provide compassionate psychological and neuropsychological testing / evaluation services for children, adolescents, and adults. We also provide individual, couples, and marriage/family therapy.
Integra Psychological Services, PLLC is owned by clinical neuropsychologist Dr. Levi Armstrong. We provide compassionate psychological and neuropsychological testing / evaluation services for children, adolescents, and adults. We also provide individual, couples, and marriage/family therapy.
(214) 225-6975 View (214) 225-6975
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Jordan Doyle
Licensed Professional Counselor Associate, MS, NCC
Verified Verified
3 Endorsed
Frisco, TX 75035
There's an exhaustion and isolation that often come with mental health struggles. It’s easy to feel trapped in a cycle, simultaneously yearning for change and fearing it – especially when the cycle involves suicidal ideation, self-harm, substance use/addiction, or disordered eating. They all become ingrained in one's identity, making the idea of letting go terrifying. I want my clients to know there's more to them than their struggles. I'm here to support and guide them as they uncover their resilience and empowerment underneath the depression, anxiety, bipolar, or trauma/PTSD.
There's an exhaustion and isolation that often come with mental health struggles. It’s easy to feel trapped in a cycle, simultaneously yearning for change and fearing it – especially when the cycle involves suicidal ideation, self-harm, substance use/addiction, or disordered eating. They all become ingrained in one's identity, making the idea of letting go terrifying. I want my clients to know there's more to them than their struggles. I'm here to support and guide them as they uncover their resilience and empowerment underneath the depression, anxiety, bipolar, or trauma/PTSD.
(469) 645-8944 View (469) 645-8944
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Sajl Salim
LPC Associate, MA
Verified Verified
7 Endorsed
Frisco, TX 75035
Are you a queer, BIPOC, or neurodivergent person struggling with relentless self-criticism? It might feel like you can’t stop beating yourself up and feeling like you’re not good enough, no matter how hard you try. Your self-doubt could be reinforced by others treating you differently and the systemic oppression which is present in so many aspects of our world today. If you’re ready to escape from a shame spiral, you’ve come to the right place. Welcome! My name is Sajl, and I'm a nonbinary and South Asian therapist based in Frisco, TX.
Are you a queer, BIPOC, or neurodivergent person struggling with relentless self-criticism? It might feel like you can’t stop beating yourself up and feeling like you’re not good enough, no matter how hard you try. Your self-doubt could be reinforced by others treating you differently and the systemic oppression which is present in so many aspects of our world today. If you’re ready to escape from a shame spiral, you’ve come to the right place. Welcome! My name is Sajl, and I'm a nonbinary and South Asian therapist based in Frisco, TX.
(469) 314-9756 View (469) 314-9756

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Number of Therapists in Collin County, TX

2,000+

Average cost per session

$140

Therapists in Collin County, TX who prioritize treating:

93% Anxiety
88% Depression
75% Self Esteem
72% Relationship Issues
71% Coping Skills
67% Stress
66% Trauma and PTSD

Average years in practice

10 Years

Top 3 insurances accepted

81% Aetna
75% UnitedHealthcare UHC | UBH
74% BlueCross and BlueShield

How Therapists in Collin County, TX see their clients

71% In Person and Online
29% Online Only

Gender breakdown

81% Female
18% Male
1% Non-Binary
FAQs - About Therapy and Counseling

How can I find a therapist in Collin County?

Search for nearby therapists or counselors by inputting your city, town, or suburb; or zip code; or a provider’s name into the search bar. From there, you can filter providers by the issues they treat, cost, insurance, gender, and other factors to find providers who are well-suited to your needs. To navigate between locations within the same country, enter a new city or zip code into the search bar.

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.