Therapists in Missouri City, TX

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Brittany N. Bates
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC, LSSP
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Missouri City, TX 77459
The complex circumstances that life serves us can drive a wedge between our realities and our true visions for our lives. Our schedules and responsibilities often take precedence over our emotional and mental health needs. However, I am an advocate for prioritizing mental health as we do physical health. Together, we can make sense of what has been and embrace what is and what will be.
The complex circumstances that life serves us can drive a wedge between our realities and our true visions for our lives. Our schedules and responsibilities often take precedence over our emotional and mental health needs. However, I am an advocate for prioritizing mental health as we do physical health. Together, we can make sense of what has been and embrace what is and what will be.
(346) 209-1033 View (346) 209-1033
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Sara Beg
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, LPC, NCC
Verified Verified
4 Endorsed
Missouri City, TX 77459  (Online Only)
Not accepting new clients
You feel stuck. Struggling to find yourself, frustrated, and feeling not good enough. You may feel burdened by the expectations of who and what you are “supposed” to be. You’re a high achiever with even higher standards, and you’ve worked hard to get to this point. You're a natural go-getter, but your typical problem-solving approach isn't cutting it anymore. You wonder what the missing piece is.
You feel stuck. Struggling to find yourself, frustrated, and feeling not good enough. You may feel burdened by the expectations of who and what you are “supposed” to be. You’re a high achiever with even higher standards, and you’ve worked hard to get to this point. You're a natural go-getter, but your typical problem-solving approach isn't cutting it anymore. You wonder what the missing piece is.
(832) 365-4918 View (832) 365-4918
Photo of Susannah Rolf, Clinical Social Work/Therapist in Missouri City, TX
Susannah Rolf
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified Verified
Missouri City, TX 77459
Susannah Rolf is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with over ten years of experience. She is experienced in working with pediatric populations and parents experiencing parenting challenges or difficulties. She is passionate about helping individuals and family systems create more authentic communication and connection by addressing mental health barriers, trauma, and ongoing conflict. Susannah completed her Master of Social Work (MSW) at the University of Kansas and subsequently, her Certificate in Play Therapy at the Kansas City Play Therapy Institute (now Heartland Play Therapy).
Susannah Rolf is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with over ten years of experience. She is experienced in working with pediatric populations and parents experiencing parenting challenges or difficulties. She is passionate about helping individuals and family systems create more authentic communication and connection by addressing mental health barriers, trauma, and ongoing conflict. Susannah completed her Master of Social Work (MSW) at the University of Kansas and subsequently, her Certificate in Play Therapy at the Kansas City Play Therapy Institute (now Heartland Play Therapy).
(832) 617-9396 View (832) 617-9396
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Shantel Hayes
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, LPC
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Missouri City, TX 77489  (Online Only)
For anyone seeking help for disorders such as: eating disorders, mood and anxiety disorders, relational and interpersonal issues, loss of identity, and depression then look no further. If you’re needing someone to walk along side of you to help facilitate change in your life—because you yourself want to start living again, then you’ve come to the right place. My desire is to instill within each of my clients the joy for living that was lost along the way and to move towards living a meaningful and productive life—one they will be proud to call their own.
For anyone seeking help for disorders such as: eating disorders, mood and anxiety disorders, relational and interpersonal issues, loss of identity, and depression then look no further. If you’re needing someone to walk along side of you to help facilitate change in your life—because you yourself want to start living again, then you’ve come to the right place. My desire is to instill within each of my clients the joy for living that was lost along the way and to move towards living a meaningful and productive life—one they will be proud to call their own.
(832) 219-8968 View (832) 219-8968
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Michael Allen Chalfan Jr
Marriage & Family Therapist Associate, MEd, LMFT-A
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Missouri City, TX 77459
My perfect client is someone who wants to enhance their overall well-being—mentally, physically, and spiritually. I welcome individuals of any ethnicity, socioeconomic status, sexual orientation, age, religion, and gender. I work with individuals, families, couples, children, and relationships. Every client is unique, so they will receive a customized plan for their therapy. I integrate various therapeutic approaches to offer a diverse range of therapies. My goal is to support positive behavioral changes, enhance relationship skills, improve coping abilities, and assist in making informed decisions.
My perfect client is someone who wants to enhance their overall well-being—mentally, physically, and spiritually. I welcome individuals of any ethnicity, socioeconomic status, sexual orientation, age, religion, and gender. I work with individuals, families, couples, children, and relationships. Every client is unique, so they will receive a customized plan for their therapy. I integrate various therapeutic approaches to offer a diverse range of therapies. My goal is to support positive behavioral changes, enhance relationship skills, improve coping abilities, and assist in making informed decisions.
(281) 369-8790 View (281) 369-8790
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Inclusive Counseling Solutions
Licensed Professional Counselor, MEd, LPC, NCC
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Missouri City, TX 77489  (Online Only)
A client seeking counseling is someone who recognizes the importance of their mental and emotional well-being. Whether facing life transitions, managing stress, or dealing with personal challenges, this individual is ready to engage in a collaborative and therapeutic process. The client understands that seeking support is a strength, demonstrating a commitment to self-discovery and growth. With a willingness to explore thoughts and emotions in a confidential and supportive environment, this client is poised to embark on a journey towards improved mental health and a more fulfilling life.
A client seeking counseling is someone who recognizes the importance of their mental and emotional well-being. Whether facing life transitions, managing stress, or dealing with personal challenges, this individual is ready to engage in a collaborative and therapeutic process. The client understands that seeking support is a strength, demonstrating a commitment to self-discovery and growth. With a willingness to explore thoughts and emotions in a confidential and supportive environment, this client is poised to embark on a journey towards improved mental health and a more fulfilling life.
(832) 621-3228 View (832) 621-3228
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Gallant Counseling Services
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, LCDC, CART
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Missouri City, TX 77459
I am licensed in Texas with 10 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with coping with addictions, relationship issues, anger management, & motivation, self esteem, and confidence. I work with couples to repair trust, improve communication, and strengthen their emotional intimacy with each other. I will tailor our dialog and treatment plan to meet your unique and specific needs.
I am licensed in Texas with 10 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with coping with addictions, relationship issues, anger management, & motivation, self esteem, and confidence. I work with couples to repair trust, improve communication, and strengthen their emotional intimacy with each other. I will tailor our dialog and treatment plan to meet your unique and specific needs.
(713) 804-8735 View (713) 804-8735
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Naomi Chargois
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC, NCC
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Missouri City, TX 77459  (Online Only)
Life can be hard, and it can oftentimes feel like you can't get a break. But you don't have to go through it alone. I offer a safe space to navigate life's challenges with compassion and care. I support you in exploring your feelings and challenges, while promoting personal growth. I understand what it is like to experience trauma and helping you through your journey is my purpose. It takes courage to take the first steps towards a change. The fact that you are here shows how courageous, strong, and resilient you are. This is only the beginning, and I am here to support & empower you in that journey.
Life can be hard, and it can oftentimes feel like you can't get a break. But you don't have to go through it alone. I offer a safe space to navigate life's challenges with compassion and care. I support you in exploring your feelings and challenges, while promoting personal growth. I understand what it is like to experience trauma and helping you through your journey is my purpose. It takes courage to take the first steps towards a change. The fact that you are here shows how courageous, strong, and resilient you are. This is only the beginning, and I am here to support & empower you in that journey.
(346) 512-4769 View (346) 512-4769
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Celeste Lott
Licensed Professional Counselor, MS, LPC, NCC, PMH-C
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Missouri City, TX 77459
Sometimes life takes a turn that we did not expect and the way we used to cope and survive no longer works for us. I am excited to join you on this path towards self-exploration while holding a safe place for you to discover, grow, and heal. I believe the therapeutic relationship is a critical component to making counseling work. I value the importance of hearing your unique story and the struggles you are experiencing. I work with clients 18 and older with specific various presenting concerns including: family of origin & attachment issues, adjustment to life changes, communication struggles, and boundary setting in relationships.
Sometimes life takes a turn that we did not expect and the way we used to cope and survive no longer works for us. I am excited to join you on this path towards self-exploration while holding a safe place for you to discover, grow, and heal. I believe the therapeutic relationship is a critical component to making counseling work. I value the importance of hearing your unique story and the struggles you are experiencing. I work with clients 18 and older with specific various presenting concerns including: family of origin & attachment issues, adjustment to life changes, communication struggles, and boundary setting in relationships.
(281) 672-8776 View (281) 672-8776
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Rebecca Burke
Marriage & Family Therapist Associate
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Missouri City, TX 77459
I aim to provide a safe and welcoming environment in which you can freely explore your thoughts, emotions, and perceptions. Our history often frames how we perceive the world, and sometimes therapy can help you discover that slight change in perspective that allows you to overcome an obstacle. I recognize that every client is unique and brings their own stories and experiences that shape both their worldview and approach to solving problems. I will respect and embrace this uniqueness as we collaborate to work through any challenges you face.
I aim to provide a safe and welcoming environment in which you can freely explore your thoughts, emotions, and perceptions. Our history often frames how we perceive the world, and sometimes therapy can help you discover that slight change in perspective that allows you to overcome an obstacle. I recognize that every client is unique and brings their own stories and experiences that shape both their worldview and approach to solving problems. I will respect and embrace this uniqueness as we collaborate to work through any challenges you face.
(281) 336-0331 View (281) 336-0331
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Vigorlife Counseling Services
Licensed Professional Counselor, L, P, C
Verified Verified
Missouri City, TX 77459
I am a Licensed Professional Counselor and Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor in the State of Texas. I am a trained lawyer and I practiced family law as a family law attorney in the State of Texas for over 12 years before returning to graduate school to pursue my passion which is helping my client to live life with purpose and vigor. As a mental health therapist, I help 20 - 30 individuals and couples every week deal with Depression, Anxiety, Grief, Psychosis, and Addiction. I am passionate about helping people and I do it with compassion and understanding. I offer a variety of skills.
I am a Licensed Professional Counselor and Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor in the State of Texas. I am a trained lawyer and I practiced family law as a family law attorney in the State of Texas for over 12 years before returning to graduate school to pursue my passion which is helping my client to live life with purpose and vigor. As a mental health therapist, I help 20 - 30 individuals and couples every week deal with Depression, Anxiety, Grief, Psychosis, and Addiction. I am passionate about helping people and I do it with compassion and understanding. I offer a variety of skills.
(281) 595-8753 View (281) 595-8753
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Comfort Counseling Center
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC, LMHC
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Missouri City, TX 77489  (Online Only)
Are you a black Christian professional tired of feeling stuck and overwhelmed? Do you feel like you're running, but not moving? Do you feel drained by the heaviness of depression and stress? Life has been so hard lately. You're up at night tossing and turning wondering, when will things get better. The toll of being a professional and showing up for yourself and your loved ones is unbearable. Your ability to love, work, and play has declined. You want to ensure you can thrive in corporate America, but it's taking a toll on your health. Our clients struggle like you do. We get it.
Are you a black Christian professional tired of feeling stuck and overwhelmed? Do you feel like you're running, but not moving? Do you feel drained by the heaviness of depression and stress? Life has been so hard lately. You're up at night tossing and turning wondering, when will things get better. The toll of being a professional and showing up for yourself and your loved ones is unbearable. Your ability to love, work, and play has declined. You want to ensure you can thrive in corporate America, but it's taking a toll on your health. Our clients struggle like you do. We get it.
(281) 595-8448 View (281) 595-8448
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Stella Teyegaga
Licensed Professional Counselor Associate, MHA, MA, LPC-A
Verified Verified
Missouri City, TX 77489  (Online Only)
I believe that most people want to embrace life more purposefully. My goal is to help you tap into and honor your innate strengths. Past hurts and daily challenges can sometimes cloud one’s perception of self. In a supportive environment, I proceed with the understanding that psychological safety fosters growth and healing. Together, we may investigate unhelpful beliefs about self that could be driving specific behaviors. Additionally, how these beliefs are made manifest in your primary relationships.
I believe that most people want to embrace life more purposefully. My goal is to help you tap into and honor your innate strengths. Past hurts and daily challenges can sometimes cloud one’s perception of self. In a supportive environment, I proceed with the understanding that psychological safety fosters growth and healing. Together, we may investigate unhelpful beliefs about self that could be driving specific behaviors. Additionally, how these beliefs are made manifest in your primary relationships.
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Caryn W. Ayers
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, LPC, NCC, BCC
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Missouri City, TX 77459  (Online Only)
Not accepting new clients
Courage. Seeking therapy is a personal act of courage. I am passionate about fostering hope, individual empowerment, well-being and wholeness. Helping adults and particularly women break free of the thoughts, feelings and actions that are barriers to their best life is the primary focus for my practice. I strive to provide supportive, authentic, non- judgmental counseling interactions designed to facilitate growth and personal insight. My primary clientele consists of women and adults who are dealing with life challenges including depression, grief, anger, divorce, anxiety, co-dependency, perfectionism and shame.
Courage. Seeking therapy is a personal act of courage. I am passionate about fostering hope, individual empowerment, well-being and wholeness. Helping adults and particularly women break free of the thoughts, feelings and actions that are barriers to their best life is the primary focus for my practice. I strive to provide supportive, authentic, non- judgmental counseling interactions designed to facilitate growth and personal insight. My primary clientele consists of women and adults who are dealing with life challenges including depression, grief, anger, divorce, anxiety, co-dependency, perfectionism and shame.
(832) 471-8466 View (832) 471-8466
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Charles L Cox
Psychologist, PhD
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Missouri City, TX 77459
Not accepting new clients
I work with depression and anxiety related issues, particularly men dealing with stresses and pressures of life related to relationships and work. Men can find themselves feeling trapped, with family and coworkers depending on them. Men usually try harder, doing what they have already tried (such as more work), but that has worsened the problem. I help men address these problems in a safe, private venue that seeks new solutions to problems and resolution of unhappiness. My goal is to restore a sense of vitality and joy in living life with family and friends.
I work with depression and anxiety related issues, particularly men dealing with stresses and pressures of life related to relationships and work. Men can find themselves feeling trapped, with family and coworkers depending on them. Men usually try harder, doing what they have already tried (such as more work), but that has worsened the problem. I help men address these problems in a safe, private venue that seeks new solutions to problems and resolution of unhappiness. My goal is to restore a sense of vitality and joy in living life with family and friends.
(281) 241-7798 View (281) 241-7798
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Amy R. Shore
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, MEd, LPC, LMHC, NCC
Verified Verified
4 Endorsed
Missouri City, TX 77459
ONLINE SESSIONS available around your schedule. Anxiety, social anxiety, depression, stress, grief, loss, and self-esteem issues that manifest themselves in a variety of ways -- I am experienced and passionate about helping clients of all ages and stages in life deal with what is interrupting the rhythm of their lives. Life is not easy, and there are bumps in the road. Trauma needs to be processed - whether it happened yesterday or years ago - in order for you to move forward. Together we can tackle the tough stuff. Peace of mind is just around the corner!
ONLINE SESSIONS available around your schedule. Anxiety, social anxiety, depression, stress, grief, loss, and self-esteem issues that manifest themselves in a variety of ways -- I am experienced and passionate about helping clients of all ages and stages in life deal with what is interrupting the rhythm of their lives. Life is not easy, and there are bumps in the road. Trauma needs to be processed - whether it happened yesterday or years ago - in order for you to move forward. Together we can tackle the tough stuff. Peace of mind is just around the corner!
(713) 936-5511 View (713) 936-5511
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Jai Combest
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW-S
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Missouri City, TX 77459
Are you struggling with a transition or major life decision? Do you feel stuck, unable to process or move past difficult events? I specialize in working with individuals who feel stuck. I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with 12 year of experience working with people through all stages of life. I’m one of those people who believes that in this moment we are exactly where we are supposed to be, life doesn't always go as planned and is definitely unpredictable.
Are you struggling with a transition or major life decision? Do you feel stuck, unable to process or move past difficult events? I specialize in working with individuals who feel stuck. I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with 12 year of experience working with people through all stages of life. I’m one of those people who believes that in this moment we are exactly where we are supposed to be, life doesn't always go as planned and is definitely unpredictable.
(713) 804-7953 View (713) 804-7953
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Laura Perez Boudreaux
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC, NCC
Verified Verified
4 Endorsed
Missouri City, TX 77489
Serving Law Enforcement and First Responders that have experienced a Critical Incident. I work with First Responders,Law Enforcement,Fire Fighters,Military,Doctors, Nurses, EMS, Animal Controllers and Dispatchers.Do you find yourself struggling with primary or secondary trauma, depression, anxiety, post incident stress and trauma to include; stuck images, smells,and negative thoughts. I provide crisis response and post shooting debriefings. Sometimes situations can trigger a wide range of emotions and we are not sure what to do with the way we are feeling. Together we will work through these and get back to living the life you want.
Serving Law Enforcement and First Responders that have experienced a Critical Incident. I work with First Responders,Law Enforcement,Fire Fighters,Military,Doctors, Nurses, EMS, Animal Controllers and Dispatchers.Do you find yourself struggling with primary or secondary trauma, depression, anxiety, post incident stress and trauma to include; stuck images, smells,and negative thoughts. I provide crisis response and post shooting debriefings. Sometimes situations can trigger a wide range of emotions and we are not sure what to do with the way we are feeling. Together we will work through these and get back to living the life you want.
(713) 903-3402 View (713) 903-3402
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Dr. Cedrina Ruffin
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, PhD, LCSW-S
Verified Verified
Missouri City, TX 77459
I believe that living a peaceful life is very important to the stability of your mental health. As a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, my passion is to assist you in developing the tools you need to effectively heal, resolve issues, and achieve your desired life changes. Life can be full of many challenges, that can often present themselves at some of the most unexpected times in our lives. We are often never prepared to deal with these challenges, but somehow find a way to get through them, by reach out for assistance to help us to defeat them.
I believe that living a peaceful life is very important to the stability of your mental health. As a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, my passion is to assist you in developing the tools you need to effectively heal, resolve issues, and achieve your desired life changes. Life can be full of many challenges, that can often present themselves at some of the most unexpected times in our lives. We are often never prepared to deal with these challenges, but somehow find a way to get through them, by reach out for assistance to help us to defeat them.
(832) 990-1164 View (832) 990-1164
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Kate Meserve
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LCSW
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Missouri City, TX 77459
Not accepting new clients
Whether it's family, relationships, work or school - life can be challenging. I help my clients tap into their best self to develop coping strategies for stress, anxiety, and depression. I also have focused experience helping clients with chronic health conditions, grief and loss, and challenges unique to the LGBTQ+ community. I strive to create a supportive and welcoming environment where you will feel comfortable expressing yourself. I'm here to support you and provide you with tools and strategies to help you achieve your goals and feel better.
Whether it's family, relationships, work or school - life can be challenging. I help my clients tap into their best self to develop coping strategies for stress, anxiety, and depression. I also have focused experience helping clients with chronic health conditions, grief and loss, and challenges unique to the LGBTQ+ community. I strive to create a supportive and welcoming environment where you will feel comfortable expressing yourself. I'm here to support you and provide you with tools and strategies to help you achieve your goals and feel better.
(281) 606-0622 View (281) 606-0622

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Number of Therapists in Missouri City, TX

200+

Average cost per session

$137

Therapists in Missouri City, TX who prioritize treating:

94% Depression
93% Anxiety
78% Self Esteem
77% Coping Skills
75% Relationship Issues
73% Stress
64% Grief

Average years in practice

12 Years

Top 3 insurances accepted

90% Aetna
84% Cigna and Evernorth
82% UnitedHealthcare UHC | UBH

How Therapists in Missouri City, TX see their clients

65% In Person and Online
35% Online Only

Gender breakdown

86% Female
14% Male

FAQs - About Therapy and Counseling

How can I find a therapist in Missouri City?

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.