Therapists in Houston, TX

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La'Constica Smith
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC
Verified Verified
Houston, TX 77065
My name is La’Constica Smith. I am a Licensed Professional Counselor. I approach therapy as a 2-way partnership with open communication in a safe environment. I treat a variety of mental health diagnoses including but not limited to depression, anxiety, trauma, divorce, ADHD, and odd. My goal is to create a safe and supportive empathetic and collaborative environment. My goal is to make the environment comfortable enough to promote healthy expressions of thoughts emotions and concerns without judgment.
My name is La’Constica Smith. I am a Licensed Professional Counselor. I approach therapy as a 2-way partnership with open communication in a safe environment. I treat a variety of mental health diagnoses including but not limited to depression, anxiety, trauma, divorce, ADHD, and odd. My goal is to create a safe and supportive empathetic and collaborative environment. My goal is to make the environment comfortable enough to promote healthy expressions of thoughts emotions and concerns without judgment.
(832) 909-0255 View (832) 909-0255
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Gina Marie Baiamonte
Licensed Professional Counselor, MS, LPC, EMDR
Verified Verified
2 Endorsed
Houston, TX 77063
Recognizing you need help is the first step towards healing. Asking for help is the next step that takes courage, strength and vulnerability. I welcome you to opening the door and stepping through the threshold of change and new insight. Together we will uncover long-standing behavior patterns or negative thinking that may be preventing you from experiencing a more satisfying life. I work from a holistic perspective with adults, individuals and couples, specializing in Trauma, PTSD, Panic, Depression, Anxiety, Sexual Abuse, Grief, BiPolar, ADHD, Life-Purpose, Codependency, Business Entrepreneurial Counseling and Creative Population.
Recognizing you need help is the first step towards healing. Asking for help is the next step that takes courage, strength and vulnerability. I welcome you to opening the door and stepping through the threshold of change and new insight. Together we will uncover long-standing behavior patterns or negative thinking that may be preventing you from experiencing a more satisfying life. I work from a holistic perspective with adults, individuals and couples, specializing in Trauma, PTSD, Panic, Depression, Anxiety, Sexual Abuse, Grief, BiPolar, ADHD, Life-Purpose, Codependency, Business Entrepreneurial Counseling and Creative Population.
(832) 266-0979 View (832) 266-0979
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Debbie Foe
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, LPC
Verified Verified
Houston, TX 77070
I am a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) with a wide range of experiences. I am co-founder of The House of DBT in Houston, Texas. When people are suffering, they are looking for compassion and guidance. I am here to help them discover their own unique pathway to healing and peace. I am an intensively trained Dialectical Behavior Therapist (DBT), although I utilize approaches from other modes of therapy. I provide the necessary paperwork for you to file with your insurance company for out-of-network reimbursement for all services I provide.
I am a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) with a wide range of experiences. I am co-founder of The House of DBT in Houston, Texas. When people are suffering, they are looking for compassion and guidance. I am here to help them discover their own unique pathway to healing and peace. I am an intensively trained Dialectical Behavior Therapist (DBT), although I utilize approaches from other modes of therapy. I provide the necessary paperwork for you to file with your insurance company for out-of-network reimbursement for all services I provide.
(281) 809-0998 View (281) 809-0998
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Kristen Helms
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW-S
Verified Verified
Houston, TX 77084
Have you been spending time wondering if life can be different? Have you found yourself feeling angry, anxious, sad or otherwise just not yourself? Have people around you shared concerns regarding your moods, anger, stress, drinking or substance use? If any of these things have brought you to the place of considering therapy, then I am happy to tell you that YES life can be different! Making changes can feel difficult and scary but choosing the right therapist can give you the support system, expertise and confidence to make the changes needed for you to be proud of who you are and to be able to share that person with others.
Have you been spending time wondering if life can be different? Have you found yourself feeling angry, anxious, sad or otherwise just not yourself? Have people around you shared concerns regarding your moods, anger, stress, drinking or substance use? If any of these things have brought you to the place of considering therapy, then I am happy to tell you that YES life can be different! Making changes can feel difficult and scary but choosing the right therapist can give you the support system, expertise and confidence to make the changes needed for you to be proud of who you are and to be able to share that person with others.
(832) 930-8360 View (832) 930-8360
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Dyan Covington
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC
Verified Verified
Houston, TX 77098  (Online Only)
Come as you are! I am caring, down-to-earth, non-judgmental, and direct, and my techniques are tailored to your needs. I strive to be authentic and transparent. I will challenge and encourage you to become the best version of yourself. It is never too late to change, grow, and create who we aspire to be.
Come as you are! I am caring, down-to-earth, non-judgmental, and direct, and my techniques are tailored to your needs. I strive to be authentic and transparent. I will challenge and encourage you to become the best version of yourself. It is never too late to change, grow, and create who we aspire to be.
(832) 720-7429 View (832) 720-7429
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Back On The Road Again LLC
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC, LCDC
Verified Verified
3 Endorsed
Houston, TX 77002  (Online Only)
I believe in beginning therapy with a client by starting where they are at and partnering with them to set goals that are right for them. I am passionate about helping couples reconnect using Imago Relationship Therapy. I also have a passion for persons struggling with addiction or abusive relationships. For direct scheduling use this link: https://headway.co/providers/cherry-weaver
I believe in beginning therapy with a client by starting where they are at and partnering with them to set goals that are right for them. I am passionate about helping couples reconnect using Imago Relationship Therapy. I also have a passion for persons struggling with addiction or abusive relationships. For direct scheduling use this link: https://headway.co/providers/cherry-weaver
(281) 214-6510 View (281) 214-6510
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Dyer Psychology, Inc
Psychologist, PsyD
Verified Verified
Houston, TX 77008
Are you noticing signs of stress? Striving for balance? Have you experienced professional burnout, felt overwhelmed, or avoided difficult decisions, even when you knew what to do? If you are facing personal, family, or career challenges, Dyer Psychology can help.
Are you noticing signs of stress? Striving for balance? Have you experienced professional burnout, felt overwhelmed, or avoided difficult decisions, even when you knew what to do? If you are facing personal, family, or career challenges, Dyer Psychology can help.
(832) 702-3980 View (832) 702-3980
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D'Monica Neal
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Houston, TX 77085  (Online Only)
I am committed to supporting you throughout your healing journey by providing a safe place that is non-judgmental, encouraging, and supportive as you navigate through the difficult moments of your life. Striving to help you gain insight about the problems hindering you from living your best life possible, address unhelpful beliefs, thoughts, and patterns of behavior, and implement new ways of coping through life’s issues. With compassion and understanding, we collaborate to determine the most effective approach to treatment.
I am committed to supporting you throughout your healing journey by providing a safe place that is non-judgmental, encouraging, and supportive as you navigate through the difficult moments of your life. Striving to help you gain insight about the problems hindering you from living your best life possible, address unhelpful beliefs, thoughts, and patterns of behavior, and implement new ways of coping through life’s issues. With compassion and understanding, we collaborate to determine the most effective approach to treatment.
(346) 707-2864 View (346) 707-2864
Photo of Delisa Hampton, MA, LPC, CART, Licensed Professional Counselor
Delisa Hampton
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, LPC, CART
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Houston, TX 77073
I SPY a success story! Life’s crossroads can bring about a host of feelings that may cause anxiety and stress. Navigating a clear path with clarity can sometimes become cumbersome. I thrive and am anchored in bringing healing to people who have been through a traumatic experience. It is my goal to work alongside you to help you capture what's necessary to help you be the best YOU possible.
I SPY a success story! Life’s crossroads can bring about a host of feelings that may cause anxiety and stress. Navigating a clear path with clarity can sometimes become cumbersome. I thrive and am anchored in bringing healing to people who have been through a traumatic experience. It is my goal to work alongside you to help you capture what's necessary to help you be the best YOU possible.
(281) 972-4271 View (281) 972-4271
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Aleksandra Guerra
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LMSW
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Houston, TX 77079
Above all else, I believe in the power of human connection. Every person deserves to feel loved, worthy, and a sense of belonging in their lives. I primarily work with adults and teens, and specialize in working with mood disorders, anxiety, depression, neurodivergence, substance use, and the LGBTQIA+ population. I aim to help my clients build an increased awareness of themselves, others, and the environments they survive and thrive in. Therapy can take many forms and I strive to respect where you on your journey. Your treatment goals are your own and it is up to both of us to decide the best way to navigate them.
Above all else, I believe in the power of human connection. Every person deserves to feel loved, worthy, and a sense of belonging in their lives. I primarily work with adults and teens, and specialize in working with mood disorders, anxiety, depression, neurodivergence, substance use, and the LGBTQIA+ population. I aim to help my clients build an increased awareness of themselves, others, and the environments they survive and thrive in. Therapy can take many forms and I strive to respect where you on your journey. Your treatment goals are your own and it is up to both of us to decide the best way to navigate them.
(346) 608-9885 View (346) 608-9885
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Tara Greer
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW-S
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Houston, TX 77058
I'm a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Clinical Director, and LCSW-Supervisor.   I want you to picture this: You walk into my office with goals ranging anywhere from "I just want to figure out what's going on" to "I need to decode the meaning of life." Whether you've got your personal compass calibrated or you're still looking for your North Star, I'm here for you! Every journey is unique, and I'm just thrilled and humbled to be the sherpa for yours. I specialize in untangling childhood and adult trauma, depression, anxiety, mood disorders, personality disorders, self-injurious and suicidal behaviors.
I'm a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Clinical Director, and LCSW-Supervisor.   I want you to picture this: You walk into my office with goals ranging anywhere from "I just want to figure out what's going on" to "I need to decode the meaning of life." Whether you've got your personal compass calibrated or you're still looking for your North Star, I'm here for you! Every journey is unique, and I'm just thrilled and humbled to be the sherpa for yours. I specialize in untangling childhood and adult trauma, depression, anxiety, mood disorders, personality disorders, self-injurious and suicidal behaviors.
(346) 788-5378 View (346) 788-5378
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Jonni Allen
Marriage & Family Therapist, JD, MS, LMFT
Verified Verified
4 Endorsed
Houston, TX 77062  (Online Only)
Are you struggling with anxiety, depression, grief, or a difficult relationship? Do you feel not your spectacular self that affects your day-to-day life, relationships, or your ability to function, at work, in your career? Do you feel exhausted, overwhelmed, maybe frustrated, or emotionally lost just the thought of getting through the day, answering emails, texts or calls? Now more than ever, attorneys, female attorneys are feeling various emotions around parts of their lives. Whether you are overcoming a difficult relationship, working through a loss, finding your place in life, or moving past sexual assault, I can help.
Are you struggling with anxiety, depression, grief, or a difficult relationship? Do you feel not your spectacular self that affects your day-to-day life, relationships, or your ability to function, at work, in your career? Do you feel exhausted, overwhelmed, maybe frustrated, or emotionally lost just the thought of getting through the day, answering emails, texts or calls? Now more than ever, attorneys, female attorneys are feeling various emotions around parts of their lives. Whether you are overcoming a difficult relationship, working through a loss, finding your place in life, or moving past sexual assault, I can help.
(346) 553-1204 View (346) 553-1204
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Dr. Marilyn Parker-Counseling Network Group (CNGP)
Licensed Professional Counselor, EdD, LPC-S, NCC
Verified Verified
Houston, TX 77002  (Online Only)
Not accepting new clients
Life is a journey that does not have to be conquered alone. Whether an adult, adolescent, or child, everyone encounters moments in life that lead to roadblocks. Managing emotions and stress can interfere with making the best decisions as well as expressing ourselves to others. You are not alone, roadblocks can be overcome with the right support! To help clients navigate through life's roadblocks, I tend to draw from the theoretical approaches of Humanistic Approach, Cognitive-Behavioral Theory (CBT), and Psychoanalysis Theory to provide direct counseling services.
Life is a journey that does not have to be conquered alone. Whether an adult, adolescent, or child, everyone encounters moments in life that lead to roadblocks. Managing emotions and stress can interfere with making the best decisions as well as expressing ourselves to others. You are not alone, roadblocks can be overcome with the right support! To help clients navigate through life's roadblocks, I tend to draw from the theoretical approaches of Humanistic Approach, Cognitive-Behavioral Theory (CBT), and Psychoanalysis Theory to provide direct counseling services.
(281) 572-0856 View (281) 572-0856
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Yolanda Lowery
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC
Verified Verified
Houston, TX 77093  (Online Only)
Hello, I'm Yolanda Lowery. I am a Licensed Professional Counselor and National Certified Counselor in the state of Texas with over 11 years of experience. My specialties include, but are not limited to, the treatment of anxiety, depression, mood disorder, and ADHD. My theoretical approach in my practice includes cognitive-behavioral therapy and solution-focused. I like to inspire others through their difficult moments, and also to act as a point of reflection to offer continued personal development for my clients.
Hello, I'm Yolanda Lowery. I am a Licensed Professional Counselor and National Certified Counselor in the state of Texas with over 11 years of experience. My specialties include, but are not limited to, the treatment of anxiety, depression, mood disorder, and ADHD. My theoretical approach in my practice includes cognitive-behavioral therapy and solution-focused. I like to inspire others through their difficult moments, and also to act as a point of reflection to offer continued personal development for my clients.
(855) 694-5870 View (855) 694-5870
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Grace Morgan
Licensed Professional Counselor Associate, MEd, LPC-A
Verified Verified
2 Endorsed
Houston, TX 77079  (Online Only)
Life can be so overwhelming. You’re feeling tired, stressed, and overall defeated from the pressures of your day-to-day life. You’re looking for ways to cope with the struggle of dealing with all these emotions. You’ve reached out to friends, and you’ve tried the tips for self-care and improving mental health that are constantly floating around the Internet. You know that understanding your past would be helpful, but you just aren't sure where to start. All these emotions and roadblocks can make it hard to see one simple, but powerful, truth - you do not have to face these struggles alone!
Life can be so overwhelming. You’re feeling tired, stressed, and overall defeated from the pressures of your day-to-day life. You’re looking for ways to cope with the struggle of dealing with all these emotions. You’ve reached out to friends, and you’ve tried the tips for self-care and improving mental health that are constantly floating around the Internet. You know that understanding your past would be helpful, but you just aren't sure where to start. All these emotions and roadblocks can make it hard to see one simple, but powerful, truth - you do not have to face these struggles alone!
(832) 979-9423 View (832) 979-9423
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Margaret Magness
LPC-Associate
Verified Verified
Houston, TX 77024
I am a Play Therapist passionate about working with children experiencing behavioral issues, oppositional tendencies, anxiety, depression, and life transitions. I use a variety of therapies including Adlerian Play Therapy, Child-Centered Play Therapy, and Parent Child Interaction Therapy. In addition, I am currently pursuing my Registered Play Therapy License to further enhance my skills as a therapist.
I am a Play Therapist passionate about working with children experiencing behavioral issues, oppositional tendencies, anxiety, depression, and life transitions. I use a variety of therapies including Adlerian Play Therapy, Child-Centered Play Therapy, and Parent Child Interaction Therapy. In addition, I am currently pursuing my Registered Play Therapy License to further enhance my skills as a therapist.
(346) 472-5967 View (346) 472-5967
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Meryl S Cohen
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MEd, LCSW
Verified Verified
Houston, TX 77006
For over 30 years, I have trained and counseled therapists, health professionals, individuals and couples to address healthy sexuality in an open and honest way. As a certified sex educator through AASECT, I bring a psycho-educational focus to work collaboratively with you to find your path to sexual health. You have the wisdom and knowledge of your sexual wants, desires and needs. I will help you communicate those wants with clarity, focus and comfort. I provide that comfortable environment to address how anxiety, past trauma, body image, shame or negative sexual messaging may impact your relationships and sexual comfort.
For over 30 years, I have trained and counseled therapists, health professionals, individuals and couples to address healthy sexuality in an open and honest way. As a certified sex educator through AASECT, I bring a psycho-educational focus to work collaboratively with you to find your path to sexual health. You have the wisdom and knowledge of your sexual wants, desires and needs. I will help you communicate those wants with clarity, focus and comfort. I provide that comfortable environment to address how anxiety, past trauma, body image, shame or negative sexual messaging may impact your relationships and sexual comfort.
(832) 956-1322 View (832) 956-1322
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A Place of Peace Therapeutic Services
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LMSW, LCSW
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Houston, TX 77084  (Online Only)
Hello! I am DeEdra Powell LMSW, LCSW licensed in the state Texas. I graduated from the University of Houston with a Bachelors in Communication and a Masters Degree in Social Work in 2016. I have spent the last 15 years of my career working with children and families in the child welfare system helping to mend families while treating the individual. I have a wealth of knowledge in issues related to parenting, attachment, substance abuse, trauma and child development.
Hello! I am DeEdra Powell LMSW, LCSW licensed in the state Texas. I graduated from the University of Houston with a Bachelors in Communication and a Masters Degree in Social Work in 2016. I have spent the last 15 years of my career working with children and families in the child welfare system helping to mend families while treating the individual. I have a wealth of knowledge in issues related to parenting, attachment, substance abuse, trauma and child development.
(832) 521-8251 View (832) 521-8251
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Sadie Cowins
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC
Verified Verified
Houston, TX 77002  (Online Only)
As your therapist, I provide a safe and supportive space for helping you overcome life challenges, because I believe everyone deserves to live a fulfilling and flourishing life. Our work together begins with establishing a good therapeutic rapport that enables trust and promotes personal growth. My goal is to help clients feel empowered to make necessary changes to reach their life goals.
As your therapist, I provide a safe and supportive space for helping you overcome life challenges, because I believe everyone deserves to live a fulfilling and flourishing life. Our work together begins with establishing a good therapeutic rapport that enables trust and promotes personal growth. My goal is to help clients feel empowered to make necessary changes to reach their life goals.
(832) 219-8431 View (832) 219-8431
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Lisa Reyna
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC, MS, MEd, CPCC
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Houston, TX 77005
Do others look at you and think you “have it all together”? You appear successful on the outside (and you have so much to be proud of), but inside you feel anxious, critical of yourself, & overwhelmed. You’re constantly questioning yourself: Am I good enough? Did I do it right? Did I say that wrong? You may look back on your life and notice experiences from your past that have made it difficult to feel confident in everything you have to offer. It feels like you live in worst-case-scenario mode at all times, and while you want so badly to feel less stressed & more secure in yourself, you haven’t been able to change this on your own.
Do others look at you and think you “have it all together”? You appear successful on the outside (and you have so much to be proud of), but inside you feel anxious, critical of yourself, & overwhelmed. You’re constantly questioning yourself: Am I good enough? Did I do it right? Did I say that wrong? You may look back on your life and notice experiences from your past that have made it difficult to feel confident in everything you have to offer. It feels like you live in worst-case-scenario mode at all times, and while you want so badly to feel less stressed & more secure in yourself, you haven’t been able to change this on your own.
(281) 462-5024 View (281) 462-5024
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How does your Therapist compare?

Number of Therapists in Houston, TX

3,000+

Average cost per session

$135

Therapists in Houston, TX who prioritize treating:

92% Anxiety
87% Depression
73% Self Esteem
70% Coping Skills
67% Relationship Issues
65% Stress
64% Trauma and PTSD

Average years in practice

9 Years

Top 3 insurances accepted

86% Aetna
81% Cigna and Evernorth
78% UnitedHealthcare UHC | UBH

How Therapists in Houston, TX see their clients

52% In Person and Online
48% Online Only

Gender breakdown

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

How can I find a therapist in Houston?

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.