Therapists in Hillsboro, TX

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Rachel Mims
Licensed Professional Counselor, MS, ATR-BC, LPC-AT, LPC-S
Verified Verified
3 Endorsed
Hillsboro, TX 76645  (Online Only)
Do you have difficulty living life as your true, authentic self? Do things that happened in your past still bother you? Are you having difficulty with relationships and work? If so, I would love to help you with these things! I understand that the world does not treat all people equally and that it can negatively impact your mental health. I help clients identify coping skills and put them into practice. I help them improve communication and learn how to deal with their emotions. We can work together to develop a plan to help you thrive in all areas of your life.
Do you have difficulty living life as your true, authentic self? Do things that happened in your past still bother you? Are you having difficulty with relationships and work? If so, I would love to help you with these things! I understand that the world does not treat all people equally and that it can negatively impact your mental health. I help clients identify coping skills and put them into practice. I help them improve communication and learn how to deal with their emotions. We can work together to develop a plan to help you thrive in all areas of your life.
(254) 784-8032 View (254) 784-8032
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Andrew J Voyer
CMH, CAHA
Verified Verified
Hillsboro, TX 76645
I am a hypnotherapist who specializes in helping people quit bad habits and bad addictions. I also love to help with memory, school anxiety and help them enjoy the things they feel they need to enjoy. Work, studies, and hobbies. I believe we are all on this planet to help one another and stay productive. I can help you be productive, I can help you make a difference in your own way.
I am a hypnotherapist who specializes in helping people quit bad habits and bad addictions. I also love to help with memory, school anxiety and help them enjoy the things they feel they need to enjoy. Work, studies, and hobbies. I believe we are all on this planet to help one another and stay productive. I can help you be productive, I can help you make a difference in your own way.
(254) 232-5868 View (254) 232-5868
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Tom Walter
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, LPC
Verified Verified
Hillsboro, TX 76645
It is my belief that therapy begins with a safe and respectful environment where individual and relational needs are compassionately addressed. I work diligently to provide that environment where healing and growth can take place. Together we will work to build a trusting relationship and to identify changes you wish to make in order to support positive growth in your life. With twenty five years in the field of mental health, and as a therapist, husband, and father, I draw from a broad range of life experiences, as a roadmap into my client's world.
It is my belief that therapy begins with a safe and respectful environment where individual and relational needs are compassionately addressed. I work diligently to provide that environment where healing and growth can take place. Together we will work to build a trusting relationship and to identify changes you wish to make in order to support positive growth in your life. With twenty five years in the field of mental health, and as a therapist, husband, and father, I draw from a broad range of life experiences, as a roadmap into my client's world.
(972) 349-0239 View (972) 349-0239
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Scott M Pasnik
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, LPC-S
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Hillsboro, TX 76645
I want to help my clients become comfortable navigating the challenges that happen in life. I believe humans are incredibly resilient; sometimes we just need a little help along the way. I believe healing occurs in a safe relationship and you're more likely to accept being challenged and take new risks when you feel supported and encouraged. The majority of my clients are men who need someone to listen. My office is judgment free.
I want to help my clients become comfortable navigating the challenges that happen in life. I believe humans are incredibly resilient; sometimes we just need a little help along the way. I believe healing occurs in a safe relationship and you're more likely to accept being challenged and take new risks when you feel supported and encouraged. The majority of my clients are men who need someone to listen. My office is judgment free.
(254) 277-2759 View (254) 277-2759
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Colleen Christie
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC
Verified Verified
Hillsboro, TX 76645
Welcome! My name is Colleen Christie and I am a Licensed Professional Counselor and a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in Texas. With 29 years of experience, my primary focus of my practice is relationship issues including break-ups, divorce, couples therapy, toxic relationships and even "lack of relationship" issues. I also treat disorders that are frequently the consequences of difficult personal/family relationships including grief, anxiety, poor self-esteem, depression and trauma. I mostly utilize a systems and existential approach to therapy, but use multiple modalities based on the needs of my client.
Welcome! My name is Colleen Christie and I am a Licensed Professional Counselor and a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in Texas. With 29 years of experience, my primary focus of my practice is relationship issues including break-ups, divorce, couples therapy, toxic relationships and even "lack of relationship" issues. I also treat disorders that are frequently the consequences of difficult personal/family relationships including grief, anxiety, poor self-esteem, depression and trauma. I mostly utilize a systems and existential approach to therapy, but use multiple modalities based on the needs of my client.
(832) 979-1023 View (832) 979-1023
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Hong Elaine Dove
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC
Verified Verified
Hillsboro, TX 76645  (Online Only)
Hi there. I’m a Vietnamese-American trauma therapist and EMDR practitioner. I specialize in treating trauma and helping people flourish. My clients come from many different backgrounds, genders, and orientations. I work with people from 35 different cultural backgrounds, with a special interest in mixed-culture folks. I also specialize in helping people realize their full potential and personal best in relationships, careers, and spiritual growth. My typical client is strong-minded, motivated by learning and growth, and interested in removing all obstacles to the realization of their best self.
Hi there. I’m a Vietnamese-American trauma therapist and EMDR practitioner. I specialize in treating trauma and helping people flourish. My clients come from many different backgrounds, genders, and orientations. I work with people from 35 different cultural backgrounds, with a special interest in mixed-culture folks. I also specialize in helping people realize their full potential and personal best in relationships, careers, and spiritual growth. My typical client is strong-minded, motivated by learning and growth, and interested in removing all obstacles to the realization of their best self.
(817) 765-8463 View (817) 765-8463
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Elizabeth Page
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT
Verified Verified
2 Endorsed
Hillsboro, TX 76645
Our relationships with others, the world, and ourselves impacts our mental, emotional and physical wellbeing; it's actually what led me to this field. I learned a lot about relationships, family and people through trial and error...and error. In my pursuit to improve my family and marriage, it led me to graduate school and has opened me up to a wonderful career. It's my goal to help families, couples and individuals improve their lives and influence change in themselves and those around them. Therapy is a collaborative effort in which I walk alongside you, help you identify solutions, and work towards goals that work for your life.
Our relationships with others, the world, and ourselves impacts our mental, emotional and physical wellbeing; it's actually what led me to this field. I learned a lot about relationships, family and people through trial and error...and error. In my pursuit to improve my family and marriage, it led me to graduate school and has opened me up to a wonderful career. It's my goal to help families, couples and individuals improve their lives and influence change in themselves and those around them. Therapy is a collaborative effort in which I walk alongside you, help you identify solutions, and work towards goals that work for your life.
(254) 232-5667 View (254) 232-5667
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Mikayla Bugh
Licensed Professional Counselor, MAPC, LPC
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Hillsboro, TX 76645
I am passionate about helping individuals ages 10+ with a variety of presenting issues, including: depression, anxiety, trauma, family of origin problems, communication/boundaries, issues of faith/spirituality, suicidality/self harm, and self-worth. I hope to help my clients accomplish the goals they set for themselves, and to walk with them as they establish healthy rhythms. In my work, I like to focus on holistic health - mentally, emotionally, physically, socially, and spiritually. I believe above all, my clients need a safe space to be heard and to process what they are experiencing, and it is my greatest joy to provide this.
I am passionate about helping individuals ages 10+ with a variety of presenting issues, including: depression, anxiety, trauma, family of origin problems, communication/boundaries, issues of faith/spirituality, suicidality/self harm, and self-worth. I hope to help my clients accomplish the goals they set for themselves, and to walk with them as they establish healthy rhythms. In my work, I like to focus on holistic health - mentally, emotionally, physically, socially, and spiritually. I believe above all, my clients need a safe space to be heard and to process what they are experiencing, and it is my greatest joy to provide this.
(254) 736-6124 View (254) 736-6124
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Dalton Berryhill Professional Counseling, PLLC
Pre-Licensed Professional, MA, LPCA
Verified Verified
Hillsboro, TX 76645
Have you discovered that you are lacking in motivation? Confused or completely lost when it comes to your own personal purpose in life? The number one symptom I have noticed in the past few years is that people lack motivation and purpose. That might be because of trauma, grief, personal issues, or any number of events and relationships. The goal of therapy with my clients is to increase awareness, renew motivation, and rediscover purpose that aims at a better, more authentic future.
Have you discovered that you are lacking in motivation? Confused or completely lost when it comes to your own personal purpose in life? The number one symptom I have noticed in the past few years is that people lack motivation and purpose. That might be because of trauma, grief, personal issues, or any number of events and relationships. The goal of therapy with my clients is to increase awareness, renew motivation, and rediscover purpose that aims at a better, more authentic future.
(254) 321-2857 View (254) 321-2857

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Laquetta Wright
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC
Verified Verified
Abbott, TX 76621
I decided to pursue a professional career in the sciences requiring the ability to treat and explore human beings. After careful consideration, I discovered Counseling/ Psychology to be a perfect avenue. Completing my education and mastering the professional licensure examinations has led to a fulfilling occupational advancement. Current therapy focuses on rural and urban areas. Experienced diagnoses difficulties including but not limited to autism, attention deficit disorder, conduct disorder, bipolar, learning disabilities, oppositional defiant disorder, mood disorder, adjustment disorder, and post-traumatic stress disorder.
I decided to pursue a professional career in the sciences requiring the ability to treat and explore human beings. After careful consideration, I discovered Counseling/ Psychology to be a perfect avenue. Completing my education and mastering the professional licensure examinations has led to a fulfilling occupational advancement. Current therapy focuses on rural and urban areas. Experienced diagnoses difficulties including but not limited to autism, attention deficit disorder, conduct disorder, bipolar, learning disabilities, oppositional defiant disorder, mood disorder, adjustment disorder, and post-traumatic stress disorder.
(281) 671-0773 View (281) 671-0773

Online Therapists

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Hope and Harmony Counseling
Licensed Professional Counselor, BS, MEd, LPC-S
Verified Verified
Midlothian, TX 76065
If you are struggling in your current circumstances, there is hope! Michael Jordan once said "Obstacles don't have to stop you. If you run into a wall, don't turn around and give up. Figure out how to climb it, go through it, or work around it." It is our joy and purpose to help others find their way through or around their obstacles. We show hope to others in order to help them through those circumstances that bring them to us. If you are ready to make some changes, we are here for you!
If you are struggling in your current circumstances, there is hope! Michael Jordan once said "Obstacles don't have to stop you. If you run into a wall, don't turn around and give up. Figure out how to climb it, go through it, or work around it." It is our joy and purpose to help others find their way through or around their obstacles. We show hope to others in order to help them through those circumstances that bring them to us. If you are ready to make some changes, we are here for you!
(469) 707-9013 View (469) 707-9013
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Michele Heyman
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC
Verified Verified
Dallas, TX 75201  (Online Only)
Hi there! I'm Michele Heyman, and I'm thrilled to welcome you to my page. It's a pleasure to have this chance to introduce myself. With licenses in both New Mexico and Texas, I bring over 20 years of experience in professional counseling. Throughout my career, I've specialized in assisting clients with a variety of challenges, including depression, stress, anxiety, communication skills, relationship issues, motivation, self-esteem, and life transitions. I've had the privilege of working with individuals from diverse backgrounds, including first responders, medical professionals, and law enforcement personnel, among others.
Hi there! I'm Michele Heyman, and I'm thrilled to welcome you to my page. It's a pleasure to have this chance to introduce myself. With licenses in both New Mexico and Texas, I bring over 20 years of experience in professional counseling. Throughout my career, I've specialized in assisting clients with a variety of challenges, including depression, stress, anxiety, communication skills, relationship issues, motivation, self-esteem, and life transitions. I've had the privilege of working with individuals from diverse backgrounds, including first responders, medical professionals, and law enforcement personnel, among others.
(832) 501-9849 View (832) 501-9849
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Heather Toby
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC
Verified Verified
McKinney, TX 75070  (Online Only)
Heather Toby is a licensed professional counselor with a decade of experience treating clients in the areas of general anxiety, depression, relationships, couples therapy, and parenting. She has a warm and interactive therapy style, treating everyone with respect, sensitivity, and compassion. She will tailor the dialog and treatment plan to meet your needs.
Heather Toby is a licensed professional counselor with a decade of experience treating clients in the areas of general anxiety, depression, relationships, couples therapy, and parenting. She has a warm and interactive therapy style, treating everyone with respect, sensitivity, and compassion. She will tailor the dialog and treatment plan to meet your needs.
(972) 640-7634 View (972) 640-7634
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Stephine D Reagh
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, LPC
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Dallas, TX 75254  (Online Only)
My hope in therapy is that I might help you find a position of personal power, where you begin to face and conquer anxieties that may have kept you from fully enjoying life. There is so much beauty in human resiliency, and it is this attribute that makes it unnecessary for us to continue to dwell in past trauma, and gives us permission to find happiness. It is my belief that you were born to find a state of true, lasting happiness, and that you are not only capable, but deserving of this, because you are human.
My hope in therapy is that I might help you find a position of personal power, where you begin to face and conquer anxieties that may have kept you from fully enjoying life. There is so much beauty in human resiliency, and it is this attribute that makes it unnecessary for us to continue to dwell in past trauma, and gives us permission to find happiness. It is my belief that you were born to find a state of true, lasting happiness, and that you are not only capable, but deserving of this, because you are human.
(903) 225-6244 View (903) 225-6244
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James P. Foster
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSSW, LCSW, LCDC, EMDR, I-ADC
Verified Verified
Dallas, TX 75231
Facing the decision to seek help for a substance use disorder (SUD) can be one of the most fearful places a person visits. My passion is helping individuals/families walk through this dark period. During my 10+ years of clinical practice, I have helped numerous individuals/families achieve their goal of sobriety and recovery. Through my experience, I quickly develop rapport, provide support and compassion, and assist individuals/families to understand root causes that lead to substance misuse. Please reach out if you're thinking you need help! I diligently work to see any/all clients who reach out, in-person or via telehealth.
Facing the decision to seek help for a substance use disorder (SUD) can be one of the most fearful places a person visits. My passion is helping individuals/families walk through this dark period. During my 10+ years of clinical practice, I have helped numerous individuals/families achieve their goal of sobriety and recovery. Through my experience, I quickly develop rapport, provide support and compassion, and assist individuals/families to understand root causes that lead to substance misuse. Please reach out if you're thinking you need help! I diligently work to see any/all clients who reach out, in-person or via telehealth.
(972) 544-4846 View (972) 544-4846
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Boisey Bristo
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC
Verified Verified
Fort Worth, TX 76123  (Online Only)
Currently accepting new clients. My name is Boisey Bristo, and I am a Licensed Professional Counselor and Certified Brain Injury Specialist based in Ft. Worth, Texas delivering services statewide via telehealth. I work with adolescents and adults specializing in anxiety disorders, mood disorders, stress and adjustment challenges, trauma, culture and diversity, and brain injury. My counseling philosophy is that “every journey begins with the first step.” I consider the therapeutic alliance to be the most essential to success in therapy. I will never judge you, but I will always be real with you.
Currently accepting new clients. My name is Boisey Bristo, and I am a Licensed Professional Counselor and Certified Brain Injury Specialist based in Ft. Worth, Texas delivering services statewide via telehealth. I work with adolescents and adults specializing in anxiety disorders, mood disorders, stress and adjustment challenges, trauma, culture and diversity, and brain injury. My counseling philosophy is that “every journey begins with the first step.” I consider the therapeutic alliance to be the most essential to success in therapy. I will never judge you, but I will always be real with you.
(832) 551-3578 View (832) 551-3578
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Angela M. Kavas
Psychologist, PsyD
Verified Verified
Dallas, TX 75231
I understand how difficult it can be to take the first step in seeking treatment. I have extensive experience in guiding my clients through change and growth. Depression and anxiety occur across all ethnic groups and walks of life, however these challenges are very responsive to psychotherapy. Individuals with a history of abuse or other adverse childhood experiences are more likely to need assistance in adulthood. I work with clients to decrease symptoms and create improved emotional health, allowing them to move forward with their relationships and life goals.
I understand how difficult it can be to take the first step in seeking treatment. I have extensive experience in guiding my clients through change and growth. Depression and anxiety occur across all ethnic groups and walks of life, however these challenges are very responsive to psychotherapy. Individuals with a history of abuse or other adverse childhood experiences are more likely to need assistance in adulthood. I work with clients to decrease symptoms and create improved emotional health, allowing them to move forward with their relationships and life goals.
(469) 217-3866 View (469) 217-3866
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Michele Heyman
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC
Verified Verified
Fort Worth, TX 76102  (Online Only)
Working with us you'll get results. Because we believe you're best served by a clinician who's passionate about not only their work, but who they work with as well. That's why we started Lifebulb - We're committed to building an organization that truly allows therapists to get back to enjoying their work, so you, our client, can receive the highest quality therapy services, whether in person at one of our locations or online through telehealth. We hire only highly trained and educated, licensed clinicians dedicated to the therapy process. We're confident we can help you achieve your therapy goals.
Working with us you'll get results. Because we believe you're best served by a clinician who's passionate about not only their work, but who they work with as well. That's why we started Lifebulb - We're committed to building an organization that truly allows therapists to get back to enjoying their work, so you, our client, can receive the highest quality therapy services, whether in person at one of our locations or online through telehealth. We hire only highly trained and educated, licensed clinicians dedicated to the therapy process. We're confident we can help you achieve your therapy goals.
(817) 382-3433 View (817) 382-3433
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Angela Murphy
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified Verified
Dallas, TX 75228
My name is Angela Murphy & I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) in the state of Texas with 15 years of professional work experience. I enjoy helping adolescent & adult clients with a variety of life circumstances including depression, anxiety, relationship issues, grief/loss, self-esteem, life changes, career difficulties, separation/divorce & young adult issues. I love working with adolescents and young adults as they navigate a difficult transition embracing independence! I also enjoy helping clients of all ages overcome struggles surrounding anxiety, self-esteem, depression, life transitions, and family relationships.
My name is Angela Murphy & I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) in the state of Texas with 15 years of professional work experience. I enjoy helping adolescent & adult clients with a variety of life circumstances including depression, anxiety, relationship issues, grief/loss, self-esteem, life changes, career difficulties, separation/divorce & young adult issues. I love working with adolescents and young adults as they navigate a difficult transition embracing independence! I also enjoy helping clients of all ages overcome struggles surrounding anxiety, self-esteem, depression, life transitions, and family relationships.
(817) 756-4091 View (817) 756-4091
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Center for Counseling and Family Relationships
Marriage & Family Therapist, LPC-S, LMFT-S, RPT-S, CEAP, NCC
Verified Verified
Fort Worth, TX 76137
Our Mission is that lasting change can happen by providing: Support on life’s journey, an Opportunity to heal, and Sifting of values during decisions (S.O.S). Our core values are: Healing – Providing counseling to help resolve issues impacting your life and the lives of your family members Empowering - Giving you tools and resources to build healthy relationships on a firm foundation Connecting – Strengthening relationships for children, adults, couples, and families with God and each other
Our Mission is that lasting change can happen by providing: Support on life’s journey, an Opportunity to heal, and Sifting of values during decisions (S.O.S). Our core values are: Healing – Providing counseling to help resolve issues impacting your life and the lives of your family members Empowering - Giving you tools and resources to build healthy relationships on a firm foundation Connecting – Strengthening relationships for children, adults, couples, and families with God and each other
(817) 653-8616 View (817) 653-8616

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Number of Therapists in Hillsboro, TX

< 10

Therapists in Hillsboro, TX who prioritize treating:

89% Depression
89% Coping Skills
78% Relationship Issues
78% Anxiety
78% Grief
78% Trauma and PTSD
78% Self Esteem

Average years in practice

6 Years

Top 3 insurances accepted

83% Aetna
83% BlueCross and BlueShield
83% Cigna and Evernorth

How Therapists in Hillsboro, TX see their clients

78% In Person and Online
22% Online Only

Gender breakdown

56% Female
44% Male
FAQs - About Therapy and Counseling

How can I find a therapist in Hillsboro?

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.