Therapists in Coronado, El Paso, TX

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Jazmine Silva
Licensed Professional Counselor, MS, LPC, RPT
Verified
5 Endorsed
Coronado, El Paso, TX 79912
Waitlist for new clients
Hi there! Have you noticed behavior changes in your child? Irritability? Moodiness? Don’t seem like themselves anymore? In fact, are behaviors escalating by becoming more explosive, argumentative, and intense? When you try helping, does your child reject and push your help away? It’s normal to hope for children to grow out of phases and in most cases they do. But usually sudden and drastic changes in mood and behavior are signs that your child is struggling to self-regulate, meaning manage emotions. It also means that may not have the adequate resources or life experience to handle it appropriately. But there is help.
Hi there! Have you noticed behavior changes in your child? Irritability? Moodiness? Don’t seem like themselves anymore? In fact, are behaviors escalating by becoming more explosive, argumentative, and intense? When you try helping, does your child reject and push your help away? It’s normal to hope for children to grow out of phases and in most cases they do. But usually sudden and drastic changes in mood and behavior are signs that your child is struggling to self-regulate, meaning manage emotions. It also means that may not have the adequate resources or life experience to handle it appropriately. But there is help.
(833) 394-8182 View (833) 394-8182
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Guillermo A Castañeda
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC-S, MEd, CHT
Verified
3 Endorsed
Coronado, El Paso, TX 79912
Waitlist for new clients
It's all about hope and how to find it. As you through life, it is easy to lose hope due to the overwhelming stressors and worries, but therapy is a great way to get your life back on track. You probably have tried it all and gotten nowhere, but it is time to get unstuck and living life once again. As a therapist, I have formed a partnership with many individuals with many issues. I specialize in stress, anxiety, depression, and everything that comes with it.
It's all about hope and how to find it. As you through life, it is easy to lose hope due to the overwhelming stressors and worries, but therapy is a great way to get your life back on track. You probably have tried it all and gotten nowhere, but it is time to get unstuck and living life once again. As a therapist, I have formed a partnership with many individuals with many issues. I specialize in stress, anxiety, depression, and everything that comes with it.
(915) 213-7747 View (915) 213-7747
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Elda Stepp
Licensed Professional Counselor, PhD, LPC, LMHC, CART
Verified
1 Endorsed
Coronado, El Paso, TX 79912
Hi there! Are you having difficulties coping and managing emotions? Is life feeling difficult, overwhelming and challenging? Life can change and I can help. My counseling approach is humanistic and empathetic. I understand the importance of being listened and receiving guidance. My clinical background includes experience working with individuals who have a history of complex trauma and dual mental health diagnosis. I understand the complexities of managing anger and emotions. In addition, I am well versed in the de-escalation of crisis situations and stabilization.
Hi there! Are you having difficulties coping and managing emotions? Is life feeling difficult, overwhelming and challenging? Life can change and I can help. My counseling approach is humanistic and empathetic. I understand the importance of being listened and receiving guidance. My clinical background includes experience working with individuals who have a history of complex trauma and dual mental health diagnosis. I understand the complexities of managing anger and emotions. In addition, I am well versed in the de-escalation of crisis situations and stabilization.
(915) 348-5280 View (915) 348-5280
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Strength in Action LLC
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW-S, LCDC, Coach, Consult
Verified
1 Endorsed
Coronado, El Paso, TX 79912  (Online Only)
Accepting new Clients! I have the distinct honor of serving in the U.S. Army for over 21 years. As a senior leader and dedicated public servant I help individuals, couples and families facing emotional, social, relational, professional and physical challenges. Over the years, I have worked with people dealing with chemical dependency, family issues, post-traumatic stress disorder from combat, abuse or other traumas, unresolved grief, confidence issues, financial issues, depression, anxiety etc. My goal is to help you develop self-understanding so that you can learn to move through life in a more grounded and intentional way.
Accepting new Clients! I have the distinct honor of serving in the U.S. Army for over 21 years. As a senior leader and dedicated public servant I help individuals, couples and families facing emotional, social, relational, professional and physical challenges. Over the years, I have worked with people dealing with chemical dependency, family issues, post-traumatic stress disorder from combat, abuse or other traumas, unresolved grief, confidence issues, financial issues, depression, anxiety etc. My goal is to help you develop self-understanding so that you can learn to move through life in a more grounded and intentional way.
(915) 621-1663 View (915) 621-1663
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Valerie Barela
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC
Verified
1 Endorsed
Coronado, El Paso, TX 79912
Through my work in the mental health field for over 10 years, I have developed a strong belief in three things. First, the power we hold within ourselves. Second, the healing that occurs when we interact with ourselves and others with respect and authenticity. Third, that change is possible for anyone willing and brave enough to try something different. My specialty is developing a unique relationship with my clients to un-do aloneness when life feels most overwhelming, isolating, and hopeless. I do this by ensuring you have a say in the direction of your therapeutic work.
Through my work in the mental health field for over 10 years, I have developed a strong belief in three things. First, the power we hold within ourselves. Second, the healing that occurs when we interact with ourselves and others with respect and authenticity. Third, that change is possible for anyone willing and brave enough to try something different. My specialty is developing a unique relationship with my clients to un-do aloneness when life feels most overwhelming, isolating, and hopeless. I do this by ensuring you have a say in the direction of your therapeutic work.
(915) 265-5803 View (915) 265-5803
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Feliza Galindo-Insurriaga
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LCSW
Verified
1 Endorsed
Coronado, El Paso, TX 79912
Hello there, I’m Feliza Galindo-Insurriaga, and my belief in the transformative power of compassion guides every step of my journey. It all began at the University of Texas at El Paso, where my fascination with human behavior led me to pursue a bachelor's in psychology and criminal justice. Fluent in both English and Spanish, I delved into my studies with passion, immersing myself in understanding the complexities of the human mind. I specialize in addressing concerns related to attachment, parenting, stress, self-esteem, depression, mood disorders, anxiety disorders, trauma, PTSD (post-traumatic stress disorder) and suicidality.
Hello there, I’m Feliza Galindo-Insurriaga, and my belief in the transformative power of compassion guides every step of my journey. It all began at the University of Texas at El Paso, where my fascination with human behavior led me to pursue a bachelor's in psychology and criminal justice. Fluent in both English and Spanish, I delved into my studies with passion, immersing myself in understanding the complexities of the human mind. I specialize in addressing concerns related to attachment, parenting, stress, self-esteem, depression, mood disorders, anxiety disorders, trauma, PTSD (post-traumatic stress disorder) and suicidality.
(915) 223-5474 View (915) 223-5474
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Cristal M Acosta
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, LPC-S, NCC, CCTP
Verified
2 Endorsed
Coronado, El Paso, TX 79901  (Online Only)
Waitlist for new clients
Are you serious about finally confronting your issues? Do you want to achieve balance and clarity? Therapy can give you the push you need to break negative cycles. Sometimes we need a professional to give us a better view when feeling stuck or overwhelmed-someone to talk it out with and hold us accountable. You’ll need to work hard to get results, but with the right attitude, and the right therapist, nothing is impossible! I’m committed to providing a high standard of ethical and evidence-based care. Let’s get to work.
Are you serious about finally confronting your issues? Do you want to achieve balance and clarity? Therapy can give you the push you need to break negative cycles. Sometimes we need a professional to give us a better view when feeling stuck or overwhelmed-someone to talk it out with and hold us accountable. You’ll need to work hard to get results, but with the right attitude, and the right therapist, nothing is impossible! I’m committed to providing a high standard of ethical and evidence-based care. Let’s get to work.
(915) 995-5586 View (915) 995-5586
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Megan O'Donnell
Licensed Professional Counselor Associate, LPC-A
Verified
Coronado, El Paso, TX 79912
When our thoughts feel over-powering and overwhelming, when our relationships are uncomfortable and full of discord, when we feel unable to do what we believe we should be doing, counseling can help. Oftentimes finding a neutral non-judgmental partner to explore concerns and fears will bring clarity and peace, lower anxiety, and decrease depressive symptoms. Together we can acknowledge barriers to goals, explore unhealthy patterns, and clarify intentions and desired results.
When our thoughts feel over-powering and overwhelming, when our relationships are uncomfortable and full of discord, when we feel unable to do what we believe we should be doing, counseling can help. Oftentimes finding a neutral non-judgmental partner to explore concerns and fears will bring clarity and peace, lower anxiety, and decrease depressive symptoms. Together we can acknowledge barriers to goals, explore unhealthy patterns, and clarify intentions and desired results.
(915) 465-2834 View (915) 465-2834
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Desert Wellness EP
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC
Verified
Coronado, El Paso, TX 79912
Not accepting new clients
I am a Licensed Professional Counselor with over 15 years of experience and my goal is to provide you with a friendly, empathetic environment to facilitate change and empowerment in your life, providing the tools you need to reach your goals. Life can be challenging, and sometimes we need help transitioning from one stage to another or to overcome obstacles in life. We get stuck in patterns of interactions that don't work for us, and need help moving forward. Our work together will be based first and foremost on creating a safe, confidential, and supportive environment.
I am a Licensed Professional Counselor with over 15 years of experience and my goal is to provide you with a friendly, empathetic environment to facilitate change and empowerment in your life, providing the tools you need to reach your goals. Life can be challenging, and sometimes we need help transitioning from one stage to another or to overcome obstacles in life. We get stuck in patterns of interactions that don't work for us, and need help moving forward. Our work together will be based first and foremost on creating a safe, confidential, and supportive environment.
(915) 320-5536 View (915) 320-5536
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Zuzanna Gromulska Lpc-Associate Supervised By Guillermo Castañeda Lpc-S
Licensed Professional Counselor Associate, LPC-A, NCC, MS
Verified
Coronado, El Paso, TX 79912
I believe change is always possible and, in my practice, I focus on helping the clients find their way toward their best selves. Whether it's depression, substance use, or relationship issues, there is always something that can be done to improve our lives. In my counseling practice I value therapeutic relationship above anything else. Trust, respect, and genuineness are my core values both professionally and personally.
I believe change is always possible and, in my practice, I focus on helping the clients find their way toward their best selves. Whether it's depression, substance use, or relationship issues, there is always something that can be done to improve our lives. In my counseling practice I value therapeutic relationship above anything else. Trust, respect, and genuineness are my core values both professionally and personally.
(915) 800-8261 View (915) 800-8261
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Counseling of El Paso, PLLC
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPCs, LPC-S, CHT, RPT
Verified
1 Endorsed
Coronado, El Paso, TX 79912
Where to start? Life is full of ups and downs. After time, emotional pain can be difficult to describe. We know we are carrying hurt, physical stress, or relationship injuries but have difficulty talking about them. When we do try, we don’t get the response we were hoping for. At times, it may even be more discouraging. So, we disconnect and withdraw from people we care about. But over time, it’s as if we can no longer recognize ourselves. We are not broken or defective. There is a way.
Where to start? Life is full of ups and downs. After time, emotional pain can be difficult to describe. We know we are carrying hurt, physical stress, or relationship injuries but have difficulty talking about them. When we do try, we don’t get the response we were hoping for. At times, it may even be more discouraging. So, we disconnect and withdraw from people we care about. But over time, it’s as if we can no longer recognize ourselves. We are not broken or defective. There is a way.
(915) 265-4560 View (915) 265-4560
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Graciela Rios
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC
Verified
Coronado, El Paso, TX 79912
I have been working in the mental health field in El Paso, Tx. since 2006. I has extensive training working with children, adolescents, and adults in individual and family sessions. I believe everybody has the power to overcome life challenges if they learn how to utilize their inner resources. I believe wellness matters to improve our quality of life.
I have been working in the mental health field in El Paso, Tx. since 2006. I has extensive training working with children, adolescents, and adults in individual and family sessions. I believe everybody has the power to overcome life challenges if they learn how to utilize their inner resources. I believe wellness matters to improve our quality of life.
(915) 221-8802 View (915) 221-8802
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Guillermo A Castaneda Sr
CHT
2 Endorsed
Coronado, El Paso, TX 79912
It is very important to understand the role played by professional hypnosis by an expert with deep training in psychology. When this happens, it becomes a technique that shortens the times to achieve the recovery of the person. My knowledge in psychology has been acquired in Mexico, with very extensive experience, and my training in professional hypnosis comes from Mexico and here in the USA, totaling more than 50 years of experience. The areas of application of hypnosis are multiple and their results are experienced in a much shorter time. I also work online, it doesn't matter what part of the world you are.
It is very important to understand the role played by professional hypnosis by an expert with deep training in psychology. When this happens, it becomes a technique that shortens the times to achieve the recovery of the person. My knowledge in psychology has been acquired in Mexico, with very extensive experience, and my training in professional hypnosis comes from Mexico and here in the USA, totaling more than 50 years of experience. The areas of application of hypnosis are multiple and their results are experienced in a much shorter time. I also work online, it doesn't matter what part of the world you are.
(915) 800-7838 View (915) 800-7838

Online Therapists

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Prof. Samuel Capelli
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC-S, LPCC, CCHT, CART, NPT,DVC
Verified
El Paso, TX 79927
I am a Licensed Independent Mental Health Practitioner in Private Practice highly skilled to help you find the solutions you are looking for when plagued with issues in your life. Dedicated to changing your life..one issue at a time through professional psychotherapy as well as life coaching, guidance and CLINICAL HYPNOTHERAPY AND HYPNOSIS. I specialize as a high performing strategical thinking Professional Psychotherapist and I also specialize as a Certified Anger Resolution Therapist , with experience in psychoanalysis and community outreach services in the nonprofit and higher education sectors. STOP accepting cookie cutter programs that are ineffective. Challenge yourself CALL TODAY and start living.
I am a Licensed Independent Mental Health Practitioner in Private Practice highly skilled to help you find the solutions you are looking for when plagued with issues in your life. Dedicated to changing your life..one issue at a time through professional psychotherapy as well as life coaching, guidance and CLINICAL HYPNOTHERAPY AND HYPNOSIS. I specialize as a high performing strategical thinking Professional Psychotherapist and I also specialize as a Certified Anger Resolution Therapist , with experience in psychoanalysis and community outreach services in the nonprofit and higher education sectors. STOP accepting cookie cutter programs that are ineffective. Challenge yourself CALL TODAY and start living.
(915) 228-2077 View (915) 228-2077
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Maria Orta
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA LPC
Verified
El Paso, TX 79925
My name is Maria Orta, I am a Licensed Professional Counselor with a Master's degree in counseling. I believe that everyone can benefit from the space that therapy can provide to find emotional stability.
My name is Maria Orta, I am a Licensed Professional Counselor with a Master's degree in counseling. I believe that everyone can benefit from the space that therapy can provide to find emotional stability.
(915) 233-3840 View (915) 233-3840
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Manuela Palacio
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC
Verified
El Paso, TX 79912  (Online Only)
I specialize in supporting your journey of navigating challenging emotions, self-destructive patterns, traumatic experiences, difficulties with inter and intra-personal relationships and mental health challenges. I pride myself in helping you explore and cope with feelings of Anxiety, Depression, and mood dysregulation. My clients can take control of their lives and increase coping skills to manage life more successfully. I will empower you to live a life with meaningful connections, and assist you building and reinforcing your strengths.
I specialize in supporting your journey of navigating challenging emotions, self-destructive patterns, traumatic experiences, difficulties with inter and intra-personal relationships and mental health challenges. I pride myself in helping you explore and cope with feelings of Anxiety, Depression, and mood dysregulation. My clients can take control of their lives and increase coping skills to manage life more successfully. I will empower you to live a life with meaningful connections, and assist you building and reinforcing your strengths.
(915) 900-7799 View (915) 900-7799
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Jesus Arturo Campos
Licensed Professional Counselor, MS, LPC
Verified
El Paso, TX 79925
For any families, couples, and individuals who are experiencing significant difficulties, communication is the most important tool we can use to alleviate these concerns. In today's world, families are no longer spending quality time and that has developed many of our societal concerns. Teen pregnancy, domestic violence, suicides and so on. This is why it is extremely important to address these issues before they become major concerns.
For any families, couples, and individuals who are experiencing significant difficulties, communication is the most important tool we can use to alleviate these concerns. In today's world, families are no longer spending quality time and that has developed many of our societal concerns. Teen pregnancy, domestic violence, suicides and so on. This is why it is extremely important to address these issues before they become major concerns.
(915) 223-6014 View (915) 223-6014
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T Shavon Flores
LPC Intern, LPC-A
Verified
El Paso, TX 79938  (Online Only)
Sometimes in life, we encounter challenges and may need help getting back on track. Congratulations on taking the first step to a better you! I am a Licensed Professional Counselor-Associate supervised by Shaunnika Green, LPC-S. I am an 8-year Army Veteran and military spouse with a passion for connecting and helping others through tough situations. I have a background in education as a teacher and school counselor.
Sometimes in life, we encounter challenges and may need help getting back on track. Congratulations on taking the first step to a better you! I am a Licensed Professional Counselor-Associate supervised by Shaunnika Green, LPC-S. I am an 8-year Army Veteran and military spouse with a passion for connecting and helping others through tough situations. I have a background in education as a teacher and school counselor.
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Lydia Sosa Supervised By Danielle Gardea Lpc-S
Licensed Professional Counselor Associate, MS
Verified
3 Endorsed
El Paso, TX 79924
Do you find yourself feeling unmotivated and no longer interested in activities that you once enjoyed? Do you often find yourself feeling exhausted and ready to go back to bed after waking up? If you're seeking help and guidance for anxiety, depression, anger management, or life transitions, let me be your guide. My goal is to provide and hold space for you as you process your thoughts, emotions, and feelings. Together, we will create strategies and coping skills to help you overcome the mental health concerns that may be affecting your every day life.
Do you find yourself feeling unmotivated and no longer interested in activities that you once enjoyed? Do you often find yourself feeling exhausted and ready to go back to bed after waking up? If you're seeking help and guidance for anxiety, depression, anger management, or life transitions, let me be your guide. My goal is to provide and hold space for you as you process your thoughts, emotions, and feelings. Together, we will create strategies and coping skills to help you overcome the mental health concerns that may be affecting your every day life.
(915) 666-9419 View (915) 666-9419
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Nicole Anderson
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC
Verified
El Paso, TX 79901  (Online Only)
I am a self-proclaimed “hope dealer” with a passion for black culture & mental health. I gained unparalleled experience by working collaboratively with child welfare and juvenile justice systems for approximately 8yrs. My experience and areas of expertise include but are not limited to, abuse and neglect, post-traumatic stress, race-related trauma and discrimination, sexually harmful behaviors, mood and anxiety disorders, challenges with maintaining a positive self-image, and attachment disorders. Driven by ethics, creativity, & humor, I take pride in creating a therapeutic space that resembles a conversation at your kitchen table.
I am a self-proclaimed “hope dealer” with a passion for black culture & mental health. I gained unparalleled experience by working collaboratively with child welfare and juvenile justice systems for approximately 8yrs. My experience and areas of expertise include but are not limited to, abuse and neglect, post-traumatic stress, race-related trauma and discrimination, sexually harmful behaviors, mood and anxiety disorders, challenges with maintaining a positive self-image, and attachment disorders. Driven by ethics, creativity, & humor, I take pride in creating a therapeutic space that resembles a conversation at your kitchen table.
(713) 581-6892 View (713) 581-6892

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Number of Therapists in Coronado, El Paso, TX

10+

Average cost per session

$120

Therapists in Coronado, El Paso, TX who prioritize treating:

77% Depression
77% Anxiety
77% Trauma and PTSD
77% Self Esteem
69% Stress
62% Relationship Issues
54% Life Transitions

Average years in practice

14 Years

Top 3 insurances accepted

100% BlueCross and BlueShield
78% Aetna
67% UnitedHealthcare UHC | UBH

How Therapists in Coronado, El Paso, TX see their clients

85% In Person and Online
15% Online Only

Gender breakdown

67% Female
33% Male

FAQs - About Therapy and Counseling

How can I find a therapist in Coronado, El Paso?

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

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Is everyone in the Psychology Today Therapy Directory a licensed therapist?

The Psychology Today directory lists providers who offer legitimate mental health services to the public, including psychologists, psychiatrists, social workers, and counselors.

Many have been licensed by the country or state where they practice; providers whose license or primary credential has been verified by Psychology Today are signified by a “Verified” symbol. Some clinicians or organizations provide services for which their state or country does not offer licenses, such as pastoral counseling. They may be selectively included without the “Verified” seal.

What’s the difference between a psychologist, a therapist, and a counselor?

Therapists, psychologists, and counselors are all licensed mental health professionals. In the US, psychologists have earned a doctoral degree. The terms “therapist” and “counselor” are used somewhat interchangeably, but generally therapists offer longer-term, mental health care, while counselors offer shorter-term care that may focus on one domain, such as marriage, career, or academic challenges.

Clients should consider factors such as insurance coverage and their primary reason(s) for seeking therapy to determine the type of professional best suited to their needs. Someone struggling with mental health challenges such as depression or anxiety, for example, may wish to seek out a clinical psychologist or therapist, while someone navigating career obstacles or marital upheaval may benefit from seeing a counselor who can offer short-term, targeted support.

What type of therapy is right for me?

The type of therapy best suited to a particular individual depends on several factors, including their primary reason for seeking therapy, their preferred timeline (some therapy types last for a set number of sessions, while others are open-ended), and their personality and preferences—some may prefer a more structured approach. For many individuals, multiple types of therapy could provide a good fit.

How much does therapy cost?

The cost of therapy depends on a number of variables, including location and the therapist’s experience and training. On average, a therapy session in the United States could cost between $100 and $200 or more. If you have insurance, the expense of mental health care is typically lower, but it varies based on your insurance plan details and whether you choose an in-network or out-of-network mental healthcare provider.

What are more affordable or low cost therapy solutions?

Many therapists offer sliding scale payments, usually on a limited number of slots, which consists in an agreement between the therapist and a client to pay a reduced rate. Therapists who provide such arrangements often consider the client's income or ability to pay, but the extent of the discount is ultimately at the therapist's discretion. Furthermore, while group therapy may have different goals and benefits compared to individual therapy, it can be a more affordable solution to address certain types of issues.

Is online therapy cheaper than in-person therapy?

Many therapists charge the same amount for online therapy as they do for in-person therapy—though clients may still find this cost-effective if it cuts down on their transportation costs. Health insurance plans often offer equivalent coverage for online and in-person therapy; indeed, in many places, they are legally required to do so. Text-based or on-demand therapy apps may be cheaper than traditional one-on-one psychotherapy; however, the practice may be less effective and is not likely to be covered by insurance.

Is online therapy a good option?

Therapy conducted online can be just as effective as in-person therapy, as long as there is a strong alliance between the client and the therapist. To find a therapist who provides telehealth services to clients in your area, click “Online Therapy” on the directory homepage and search by your city or town or your zip code.

Are therapy sessions confidential?

Confidentiality is a crucial part of the therapeutic relationship. Therapists in the United States are bound by the regulations set out by the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA), which aims to protect sensitive health information. With very few exceptions, a therapist will only discuss their client with others when the client has given their written permission. The instances in which a therapist would be required to disclose personal information are: if a client poses a danger to themselves or others, if the therapist suspects the abuse of a child or an elderly or otherwise dependent adult, or if they are legally forced to by court order. These exceptions to the confidentiality agreement are usually discussed with a client before their first session.