Therapists in Fort Worth, TX

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Photo of Jill Kolstad M.Ed., Educational Diagnostician in Fort Worth, TX
Jill Kolstad M.Ed., Educational Diagnostician
MEd
Verified Verified
2 Endorsed
Fort Worth, TX 76132
Educational Diagnostician, Pre-K to adults, years; Special Education teacher Pre-K to 6th,15 years; Preschool teacher ages 2-5, 10 years; Developmental Reading Instructor, Tarrant County College, 5 years. Over the 40+ years in education, I have taught and assessed students who had cognitive (IQ), learning, attention and behavioral deficits. As a diagnostician, I assessed, wrote and presented Individual Education Plans or 504 Accommodation Plans for each student. I test for cognitive and learning disabilities, reading, dyslexia, math, attention, memory, processing and behavior issues, writing complete reports including Accommodations and parent information sheets about any deficits discovered.
Educational Diagnostician, Pre-K to adults, years; Special Education teacher Pre-K to 6th,15 years; Preschool teacher ages 2-5, 10 years; Developmental Reading Instructor, Tarrant County College, 5 years. Over the 40+ years in education, I have taught and assessed students who had cognitive (IQ), learning, attention and behavioral deficits. As a diagnostician, I assessed, wrote and presented Individual Education Plans or 504 Accommodation Plans for each student. I test for cognitive and learning disabilities, reading, dyslexia, math, attention, memory, processing and behavior issues, writing complete reports including Accommodations and parent information sheets about any deficits discovered.
(903) 225-1582 View (903) 225-1582
Photo of Linda Baley, Licensed Professional Counselor in Fort Worth, TX
Linda Baley
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC
Verified Verified
Fort Worth, TX 76107
During my 30 years as a therapist, I have been privileged to work with many diverse people. The idea upon which I provide therapy is to bring more clarity, unburden maladaptive beliefs and instill hope. My style has been described as warm, attentive, down to earth, curious, and creative.
During my 30 years as a therapist, I have been privileged to work with many diverse people. The idea upon which I provide therapy is to bring more clarity, unburden maladaptive beliefs and instill hope. My style has been described as warm, attentive, down to earth, curious, and creative.
(817) 765-4770 View (817) 765-4770
Photo of Dinesh Shrestha, Licensed Professional Counselor in Fort Worth, TX
Dinesh Shrestha
Licensed Professional Counselor, MS, LPC, LCDC-I
Verified Verified
Fort Worth, TX 76104
I am a therapist driven by a deep desire to help individuals in need of mental health support. My ultimate goal is to guide them in resolving their issues and cultivating mindfulness about the impact these issues have on their mental health and overall wellbeing. Throughout life, we often find ourselves hesitant to seek the help we truly need, for various reasons. However, I firmly believe that it is never too late to ask for help and reaching out can be the best thing we can do for ourselves. I find immense satisfaction in providing therapy and experiencing the intrinsic motivation that comes with assisting others.
I am a therapist driven by a deep desire to help individuals in need of mental health support. My ultimate goal is to guide them in resolving their issues and cultivating mindfulness about the impact these issues have on their mental health and overall wellbeing. Throughout life, we often find ourselves hesitant to seek the help we truly need, for various reasons. However, I firmly believe that it is never too late to ask for help and reaching out can be the best thing we can do for ourselves. I find immense satisfaction in providing therapy and experiencing the intrinsic motivation that comes with assisting others.
(281) 672-8389 View (281) 672-8389
Photo of Denija Delic, Licensed Professional Counselor in Fort Worth, TX
Denija Delic
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC , NCC
Verified Verified
2 Endorsed
Fort Worth, TX 76135
We are all Sentient Beings and as such we feel & think in many different ways throughout our lives. Sooner or later, we may come to a point where a bit of support, evaluation, insight, and collaboration may be beneficial. Relationships, loss, grief, trauma, adjustment to changes in life (whether they be positive or negative), workplace stress, and much more are only some of the things that can bear impact on our daily lives and emotional health... If you are ready to reevaluate some aspects of your life and seek support via collaboration, you’ve come to the right place, and I thank you for your initiative, time, and consideration.
We are all Sentient Beings and as such we feel & think in many different ways throughout our lives. Sooner or later, we may come to a point where a bit of support, evaluation, insight, and collaboration may be beneficial. Relationships, loss, grief, trauma, adjustment to changes in life (whether they be positive or negative), workplace stress, and much more are only some of the things that can bear impact on our daily lives and emotional health... If you are ready to reevaluate some aspects of your life and seek support via collaboration, you’ve come to the right place, and I thank you for your initiative, time, and consideration.
(817) 697-0359 View (817) 697-0359
Photo of Michael McVey, Marriage & Family Therapist in Fort Worth, TX
Michael McVey
Marriage & Family Therapist, MS, MA
Verified Verified
4 Endorsed
Fort Worth, TX 76102
Pressure, exhaustion, tense relationships, feelings of sadness or worry, and a sense of emptiness despite career accomplishments. You're seeking equilibrium, a chance to reestablish connection with yourself and those close to you, and to unearth happiness and contentment within your personal life. Collaboratively, we'll establish boundaries that promote well-being, enhance communication, mend relationships, prioritize self-care, and pinpoint activities that breed authentic, enduring joy. A fulfilling life harmonizes professional achievements with fulfillment in personal realms. Start your journey today by reaching out to me.
Pressure, exhaustion, tense relationships, feelings of sadness or worry, and a sense of emptiness despite career accomplishments. You're seeking equilibrium, a chance to reestablish connection with yourself and those close to you, and to unearth happiness and contentment within your personal life. Collaboratively, we'll establish boundaries that promote well-being, enhance communication, mend relationships, prioritize self-care, and pinpoint activities that breed authentic, enduring joy. A fulfilling life harmonizes professional achievements with fulfillment in personal realms. Start your journey today by reaching out to me.
(817) 562-6453 View (817) 562-6453
Photo of Denise Lopez, LPC Intern in Fort Worth, TX
Denise Lopez
LPC Intern, LPC-A
Verified Verified
Fort Worth, TX 76107
Do you struggle with negative or ruminating thoughts? Do you worry often or struggle with past hurts? Are you a parent struggling with empty nesting or find yourself worried about your student’s college life? Maybe you are a college student looking for a counselor to help you adjust to the pressures that come with adult decisions that can affect the rest of their lives. If so, Denise can relate, and she can help. Denise has been married for over 25 years, she was a stay-at-home mom to three sons for 12 years, now she’s a proud Aggie mom.
Do you struggle with negative or ruminating thoughts? Do you worry often or struggle with past hurts? Are you a parent struggling with empty nesting or find yourself worried about your student’s college life? Maybe you are a college student looking for a counselor to help you adjust to the pressures that come with adult decisions that can affect the rest of their lives. If so, Denise can relate, and she can help. Denise has been married for over 25 years, she was a stay-at-home mom to three sons for 12 years, now she’s a proud Aggie mom.
(214) 666-5338 View (214) 666-5338
Photo of Becca Kern, Licensed Professional Counselor in Fort Worth, TX
Becca Kern
Licensed Professional Counselor, M Ed, LPC, LCDC
Verified Verified
Fort Worth, TX 76102
I am a Licensed Professional Counselor and a Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor. I specialize in young adults, anxiety, stress, identity development and substance use/abuse. I'm trained in Solution-Focused and use Polyvagal/EMDR to help clients heal from trauma. I tailor each counseling session to the individual needs of my clients and keep an open mind when it comes to learning new things to help my clients. My life experiences have fueled my passion for helping others and I feel privileged to have clients trust me with their struggles.
I am a Licensed Professional Counselor and a Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor. I specialize in young adults, anxiety, stress, identity development and substance use/abuse. I'm trained in Solution-Focused and use Polyvagal/EMDR to help clients heal from trauma. I tailor each counseling session to the individual needs of my clients and keep an open mind when it comes to learning new things to help my clients. My life experiences have fueled my passion for helping others and I feel privileged to have clients trust me with their struggles.
(469) 414-9172 View (469) 414-9172
Photo of Tom Burdenski, Psychologist in Fort Worth, TX
Tom Burdenski
Psychologist, PhD, LP, LMFT, LPC
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Fort Worth, TX 76116
Not accepting new clients
I am a Psychologist, Marriage and Family Therapist, and Licensed Professional Counselor who provides counseling services for adolescents, adults, couples, and families. Thank you for your interest in my practice. I work with individuals and families experiencing everyday challenges as well as people who are struggling with more significant mental health concerns. My clients and colleagues describe me as genuine, compassionate, down-to-earth, and helpful. I am outcome-oriented, active and responsive in sessions, and I very much enjoy helping people address their concerns so they can move forward in their lives.
I am a Psychologist, Marriage and Family Therapist, and Licensed Professional Counselor who provides counseling services for adolescents, adults, couples, and families. Thank you for your interest in my practice. I work with individuals and families experiencing everyday challenges as well as people who are struggling with more significant mental health concerns. My clients and colleagues describe me as genuine, compassionate, down-to-earth, and helpful. I am outcome-oriented, active and responsive in sessions, and I very much enjoy helping people address their concerns so they can move forward in their lives.
(817) 385-7745 View (817) 385-7745
Photo of Madeline James, Licensed Professional Counselor in Fort Worth, TX
Madeline James
Licensed Professional Counselor
Verified Verified
3 Endorsed
Fort Worth, TX 76104
Life is full of twists, bumps, and rapid changes that often feel like they are happening outside of our control. This can leave you feeling doubtful of what the future holds and overwhelmed in navigating today. People are often looking for support and assistance in getting to a place where they feel safe and confident. My aim in working with you is to find a new set of coping skills and strategies to help create an action plan that will help you navigate the ever changing world in which we live, that will actually get you where you want to go. I work with individuals, families, and couples to create better futures for themselves.
Life is full of twists, bumps, and rapid changes that often feel like they are happening outside of our control. This can leave you feeling doubtful of what the future holds and overwhelmed in navigating today. People are often looking for support and assistance in getting to a place where they feel safe and confident. My aim in working with you is to find a new set of coping skills and strategies to help create an action plan that will help you navigate the ever changing world in which we live, that will actually get you where you want to go. I work with individuals, families, and couples to create better futures for themselves.
(682) 299-6435 View (682) 299-6435
Photo of Laura Butler, Marriage & Family Therapist in Fort Worth, TX
Laura Butler
Marriage & Family Therapist, MMFT, LMFT
Verified Verified
Fort Worth, TX 76109  (Online Only)
Are you a Black women ready to start your healing to become the best version of yourself? As a Black woman, do you feel like you have to be a superhuman? Do you often voice that you are tired, but resting doesn't really help? Do you struggle perfectionism? Do you struggle with advocating for yourself? Do you need help putting up boundaries? Do you feel like you and your spouse are speaking two different languages? Do you feel stuck in your marriage or in life? If you answer "yes" to any one of these questions, let me help you. I can help you rebuild relationships with the people around you and gain a better relationship with self.
Are you a Black women ready to start your healing to become the best version of yourself? As a Black woman, do you feel like you have to be a superhuman? Do you often voice that you are tired, but resting doesn't really help? Do you struggle perfectionism? Do you struggle with advocating for yourself? Do you need help putting up boundaries? Do you feel like you and your spouse are speaking two different languages? Do you feel stuck in your marriage or in life? If you answer "yes" to any one of these questions, let me help you. I can help you rebuild relationships with the people around you and gain a better relationship with self.
(682) 936-1744 View (682) 936-1744
Photo of Mitch J Gray - LifeSquared Counseling & Consulting, Licensed Professional Counselor in Fort Worth, TX
Mitch J Gray - LifeSquared Counseling & Consulting
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC, LCDC, MS
Verified Verified
2 Endorsed
Fort Worth, TX 76111
ACCEPTING REFERRALS AND CLIENTS.Today's pressures are different than they used to be. Technology, social media, employment demands, corporate climbing, home, lifestyles & substances present new and different challenges. If you're struggling or stuck in some of these, let's work together to get you unstuck! Life comes at us fast, and we often find ourselves as passengers instead of drivers. I believe that successfully navigating life's challenges is driven by the choices you make and the perspectives you have.
ACCEPTING REFERRALS AND CLIENTS.Today's pressures are different than they used to be. Technology, social media, employment demands, corporate climbing, home, lifestyles & substances present new and different challenges. If you're struggling or stuck in some of these, let's work together to get you unstuck! Life comes at us fast, and we often find ourselves as passengers instead of drivers. I believe that successfully navigating life's challenges is driven by the choices you make and the perspectives you have.
(682) 301-4126 View (682) 301-4126
Photo of Jill H. Denton, Licensed Professional Counselor in Fort Worth, TX
Jill H. Denton
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC, CPTT-C
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Fort Worth, TX 76102
Emotional healing lies inside of you, whether the hurt is from trauma, anxiety, childhood wounds or even if it is inflicted by perfectionism, or another person’s cruelty, infidelity or. sexual addictions. I can help you find your strength, passion in life, and a positive trajectory going forward. You will learn how to focus on what's really important, how to stay in the present moment and find pleasure in life. When you are able to find new, workable ways to stand up to your own pain, true healing can begin. I'm here to help you rediscover the person you are created to be and live your intended life, finding hope and peace.
Emotional healing lies inside of you, whether the hurt is from trauma, anxiety, childhood wounds or even if it is inflicted by perfectionism, or another person’s cruelty, infidelity or. sexual addictions. I can help you find your strength, passion in life, and a positive trajectory going forward. You will learn how to focus on what's really important, how to stay in the present moment and find pleasure in life. When you are able to find new, workable ways to stand up to your own pain, true healing can begin. I'm here to help you rediscover the person you are created to be and live your intended life, finding hope and peace.
(469) 203-8053 View (469) 203-8053
Photo of Ginny Manley, Licensed Professional Counselor in Fort Worth, TX
Ginny Manley
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC-S
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Fort Worth, TX 76244  (Online Only)
I enjoy working with individuals & am trained to look at your family history to help you understand why you make the decisions you do in your relationships. I specialize in women's issues and helping those in the helping field.
I enjoy working with individuals & am trained to look at your family history to help you understand why you make the decisions you do in your relationships. I specialize in women's issues and helping those in the helping field.
(817) 993-4875 View (817) 993-4875
Photo of May McInnis, Licensed Professional Counselor in Fort Worth, TX
May McInnis
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Fort Worth, TX 76109  (Online Only)
Do you feel stuck? Are you frustrated with yourself? Do you find yourself making the same mistakes again and again? I’ve been there. I want to help you heal the wounds that are keeping you stuck. I believe that we all have the intrinsic ability to heal ourselves. I believe, and have experienced, that when we get to know all parts of ourselves with compassion and curiosity, we open ourselves up to being able to connect with both ourselves and the world in a more fulfilling and less strained way.
Do you feel stuck? Are you frustrated with yourself? Do you find yourself making the same mistakes again and again? I’ve been there. I want to help you heal the wounds that are keeping you stuck. I believe that we all have the intrinsic ability to heal ourselves. I believe, and have experienced, that when we get to know all parts of ourselves with compassion and curiosity, we open ourselves up to being able to connect with both ourselves and the world in a more fulfilling and less strained way.
(469) 256-7811 View (469) 256-7811
Photo of Danielle McDaniel, Pre-Licensed Professional in Fort Worth, TX
Danielle McDaniel
Pre-Licensed Professional, LMSW
Verified Verified
4 Endorsed
Fort Worth, TX 76104
NEW Clients Needed! I work with clients with all types of needs. I have a focus in mental health and substance abuse. I also love to work with dual-diagnosis clients that present with two or more psychiatric diagnosis, mental health with substance abuse, or anything in between. Your needs can include: Behavior modification; emotional regulation; treatment of anxiety and depression; completing your functions in every day life; if you struggle with grief, aging, end of life; adolescents; young adults; and children. I am here to help you identify your goals and tailor my treatment to fit your goal-specific needs.
NEW Clients Needed! I work with clients with all types of needs. I have a focus in mental health and substance abuse. I also love to work with dual-diagnosis clients that present with two or more psychiatric diagnosis, mental health with substance abuse, or anything in between. Your needs can include: Behavior modification; emotional regulation; treatment of anxiety and depression; completing your functions in every day life; if you struggle with grief, aging, end of life; adolescents; young adults; and children. I am here to help you identify your goals and tailor my treatment to fit your goal-specific needs.
(682) 356-2966 View (682) 356-2966
Photo of Matt Sessoms, Marriage & Family Therapist in Fort Worth, TX
Matt Sessoms
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT, LPC, CST
Verified Verified
3 Endorsed
Fort Worth, TX 76102
John Donne famously stated that "No Man is an Island." We all exist in relationship... but our relationships often become the sources of our greatest stress and pain in life. As a Marriage and Family Therapist I seek to bring hope, healing, change, and growth in the intimacy struggles that individuals, couples, and families face. If you find yourself unable to establish healthy intimacy as an individual,as a couple, as a family then I look forward to knowing how I can help you face this struggle and develop deep, meaningful relationships.
John Donne famously stated that "No Man is an Island." We all exist in relationship... but our relationships often become the sources of our greatest stress and pain in life. As a Marriage and Family Therapist I seek to bring hope, healing, change, and growth in the intimacy struggles that individuals, couples, and families face. If you find yourself unable to establish healthy intimacy as an individual,as a couple, as a family then I look forward to knowing how I can help you face this struggle and develop deep, meaningful relationships.
(682) 226-7461 View (682) 226-7461
Photo of Jeremy J. Lanning, Licensed Professional Counselor in Fort Worth, TX
Jeremy J. Lanning
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC, CCTP, CLC, CBC
Verified Verified
Fort Worth, TX 76116
Counseling and Psychotherapy works, and it works best with an experienced and resourceful guide. Let me be that guide for you. Fight depression, anxiety, old habits, instability, and family of origin issues. Learn to problem solve. Learn to expect and live with change. I am here to support you. I care about you. Our counseling sessions are designed to give you strength and help you learn to maintain your mental and emotional health. I pride myself on availability and access. I am here for you. I care about you. I look forward to working with you to obtain healing, problem solving skills, mindfulness and relief.
Counseling and Psychotherapy works, and it works best with an experienced and resourceful guide. Let me be that guide for you. Fight depression, anxiety, old habits, instability, and family of origin issues. Learn to problem solve. Learn to expect and live with change. I am here to support you. I care about you. Our counseling sessions are designed to give you strength and help you learn to maintain your mental and emotional health. I pride myself on availability and access. I am here for you. I care about you. I look forward to working with you to obtain healing, problem solving skills, mindfulness and relief.
(817) 717-7389 View (817) 717-7389
Photo of Angela Y Brown, Licensed Professional Counselor in Fort Worth, TX
Angela Y Brown
Licensed Professional Counselor, MS, LPC
Verified Verified
Fort Worth, TX 76137  (Online Only)
Not accepting new clients
Do you have difficulty developing and maintaining positive relationships in your life? Do you often view yourself & others in a negative light? Has the-pandemic caused you to think more about your future goals and changes you want to make? Are you going through a difficult transition in life and are unsure of where to turn? Are you feeling empty and taken advantage of and seeking to set clear boundaries? I would love to help you discover more about yourself and support you through the process.
Do you have difficulty developing and maintaining positive relationships in your life? Do you often view yourself & others in a negative light? Has the-pandemic caused you to think more about your future goals and changes you want to make? Are you going through a difficult transition in life and are unsure of where to turn? Are you feeling empty and taken advantage of and seeking to set clear boundaries? I would love to help you discover more about yourself and support you through the process.
(817) 381-1348 View (817) 381-1348
Photo of Ian Pagdilao, Licensed Professional Counselor in Fort Worth, TX
Ian Pagdilao
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC
Verified Verified
Fort Worth, TX 76107
Ian Pagdilao is a Licensed Professional Counselor in Texas who has been practicing since 2018. He completed his Bachelor of Science in Biology with a Minor in Psychology at Southwestern Adventist University. He received his Masters in Psychology with emphasis on Clinical Psychology from Southwestern Adventist University. Ian believes that mental health challenges are a combination of past events, current circumstances, and the lack of support. His practice as a clinician has always been centered on trying to figure out and meet the needs of his clients and provide support in their current state.
Ian Pagdilao is a Licensed Professional Counselor in Texas who has been practicing since 2018. He completed his Bachelor of Science in Biology with a Minor in Psychology at Southwestern Adventist University. He received his Masters in Psychology with emphasis on Clinical Psychology from Southwestern Adventist University. Ian believes that mental health challenges are a combination of past events, current circumstances, and the lack of support. His practice as a clinician has always been centered on trying to figure out and meet the needs of his clients and provide support in their current state.
(214) 239-2173 View (214) 239-2173
Photo of Katie Hopkins, Licensed Professional Counselor in Fort Worth, TX
Katie Hopkins
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, LPC
Verified Verified
Fort Worth, TX 76107
My counseling approach stems from my biblical world-view and my faith in Christ Jesus. This viewpoint shapes how I interact with my clients. I am seeking to help you live a full and healthy life by teaching you to set appropriate boundaries, take responsibility for your life, and heal in the midst of pain. I do this through integrating biblical truths and proven psychological tools. At times we all need assistance in making changes in our lives and I am here to help you do that.
My counseling approach stems from my biblical world-view and my faith in Christ Jesus. This viewpoint shapes how I interact with my clients. I am seeking to help you live a full and healthy life by teaching you to set appropriate boundaries, take responsibility for your life, and heal in the midst of pain. I do this through integrating biblical truths and proven psychological tools. At times we all need assistance in making changes in our lives and I am here to help you do that.
(817) 779-7057 View (817) 779-7057

How does your Therapist compare?

Number of Therapists in Fort Worth, TX

1,000+

Average cost per session

$125

Therapists in Fort Worth, TX who prioritize treating:

92% Anxiety
88% Depression
77% Self Esteem
75% Coping Skills
69% Relationship Issues
67% Trauma and PTSD
66% Stress

Average years in practice

9 Years

Top 3 insurances accepted

87% Aetna
83% Cigna and Evernorth
82% UnitedHealthcare UHC | UBH

How Therapists in Fort Worth, TX see their clients

60% In Person and Online
40% Online Only

Gender breakdown

82% Female
17% Male
1% Non-Binary

FAQs - About Therapy and Counseling

How can I find a therapist in Fort Worth?

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.