Therapists in Plano, TX

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Christine Freeburg
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified Verified
Plano, TX 75093
Christine Freeburg, LCSW (Licensed Clinical Social Worker) graduated from Baylor University with a BS degree in Psychology and The University of Texas at Arlington with a MS in Social Work. Christine is passionate about working with children and adolescents to positively impact their lives. She is focused on facilitating change for the better through therapy and support. Christine is a strong believer in family support and education to improve the lives of children. Her main focus is cognitive behavioral therapy and play therapy to assist with anxiety, depression, behavioral issues, self-esteem and social skills.
Christine Freeburg, LCSW (Licensed Clinical Social Worker) graduated from Baylor University with a BS degree in Psychology and The University of Texas at Arlington with a MS in Social Work. Christine is passionate about working with children and adolescents to positively impact their lives. She is focused on facilitating change for the better through therapy and support. Christine is a strong believer in family support and education to improve the lives of children. Her main focus is cognitive behavioral therapy and play therapy to assist with anxiety, depression, behavioral issues, self-esteem and social skills.
(469) 966-7709 View (469) 966-7709
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Dr. Gloria Jean Fenceroy
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC
Verified Verified
Plano, TX 75075  (Online Only)
I am a Licensed Professional Counselor for over 40 years of experience. Helping clients deal with Trauma from childhood experiences, grief and loss, depression, anxiety, stress, relationship issues, marriage and family, communication issues, blending families, and PTSD.
I am a Licensed Professional Counselor for over 40 years of experience. Helping clients deal with Trauma from childhood experiences, grief and loss, depression, anxiety, stress, relationship issues, marriage and family, communication issues, blending families, and PTSD.
(469) 314-8768 View (469) 314-8768
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Dr. Rachel Moore
Marriage & Family Therapist, PhD, LMFT
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Plano, TX 75093
I believe healthy relationships are key to living a happier and more fulfilling life. There’s no denying that relationships are hard, especially when life throws unexpected obstacles our way. Relationships are complex, whether it be the relationship you have with yourself, or the ones with your parents, siblings, partner, family members, friends, or co-workers. Maybe you’re feeling overwhelmed, discouraged, or stuck. Perhaps you are feeling disconnected, frustrated, or unappreciated in your relationships. Or you might be on a journey of personal growth or seeking to strengthen your relationships, but are not sure where to start.
I believe healthy relationships are key to living a happier and more fulfilling life. There’s no denying that relationships are hard, especially when life throws unexpected obstacles our way. Relationships are complex, whether it be the relationship you have with yourself, or the ones with your parents, siblings, partner, family members, friends, or co-workers. Maybe you’re feeling overwhelmed, discouraged, or stuck. Perhaps you are feeling disconnected, frustrated, or unappreciated in your relationships. Or you might be on a journey of personal growth or seeking to strengthen your relationships, but are not sure where to start.
(469) 809-4866 View (469) 809-4866
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Diane M Fuchs
Verified Verified
Plano, TX 75093
I have lived in the DFW area for twenty three years and consider myself a Texan who wasn’t born here, but I am here to stay. I work under Nanette Rousseau of Rousseau Counseling. I am a Marriage and Family Therapy Life Coach and what I can offer is safety, connection, empathy, and understanding. I utilize empirically supported tools, open communication, and great listening skills. I have a special interest in Narrative Therapy and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT). I will provide a safe and supportive environment that will foster growth and encouragement. I am ready to help you you get your life back in balance.
I have lived in the DFW area for twenty three years and consider myself a Texan who wasn’t born here, but I am here to stay. I work under Nanette Rousseau of Rousseau Counseling. I am a Marriage and Family Therapy Life Coach and what I can offer is safety, connection, empathy, and understanding. I utilize empirically supported tools, open communication, and great listening skills. I have a special interest in Narrative Therapy and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT). I will provide a safe and supportive environment that will foster growth and encouragement. I am ready to help you you get your life back in balance.
(214) 617-1007 View (214) 617-1007
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Jessica Chefitz
Licensed Professional Counselor Associate
Verified Verified
3 Endorsed
Plano, TX 75093
Early Morning Appointments Available in person and Virtually! We all go through obstacles in our lives and sometimes we need a helping hand to guide us in the right direction. I like to work in collaboration with my clients to help them find solutions. I offer a warm and safe environment. My objective is to help my clients build the tools they need to increase their awareness in order to help them decrease their unwanted thoughts and feelings. We work together to understand the connection between your thoughts and your body’s response to them. This understanding can help change your body’s reactions.
Early Morning Appointments Available in person and Virtually! We all go through obstacles in our lives and sometimes we need a helping hand to guide us in the right direction. I like to work in collaboration with my clients to help them find solutions. I offer a warm and safe environment. My objective is to help my clients build the tools they need to increase their awareness in order to help them decrease their unwanted thoughts and feelings. We work together to understand the connection between your thoughts and your body’s response to them. This understanding can help change your body’s reactions.
(214) 643-8940 View (214) 643-8940
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Barbara Hunt, MS, LPC, LMFT
Marriage & Family Therapist, MS, LPC, LMFT
Verified Verified
Plano, TX 75093
Hello! I’ve been in practice for 41 years working with: Anxiety, Depression, Women's Issues, Family of Origin Effects, PTSD, Assertiveness, Couples Communication, Adult ADHD, Relationship Conflict, Men's Issues, Life Changes/Stages, Physical/Emotional Responses to Stress & Illness to Reduce: Anxiety, Chronic Pain, Blood Pressure, Heart Rate. I’ve trained in using many types of therapy. Clients like that I'm straightforward, direct, teach them things, and have a dry sense of humor. At my age, I've been through all the stages of a woman's life and have experienced and overcome almost everything my clients are going through.
Hello! I’ve been in practice for 41 years working with: Anxiety, Depression, Women's Issues, Family of Origin Effects, PTSD, Assertiveness, Couples Communication, Adult ADHD, Relationship Conflict, Men's Issues, Life Changes/Stages, Physical/Emotional Responses to Stress & Illness to Reduce: Anxiety, Chronic Pain, Blood Pressure, Heart Rate. I’ve trained in using many types of therapy. Clients like that I'm straightforward, direct, teach them things, and have a dry sense of humor. At my age, I've been through all the stages of a woman's life and have experienced and overcome almost everything my clients are going through.
(972) 639-5870 View (972) 639-5870
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Karoline Argo Riech
Licensed Professional Counselor, BA, MS, LPC
Verified Verified
Plano, TX 75093
My counseling approach is collaborative in nature, with the goal of providing a comfortable, warm environment for my clients. I incorporate different counseling techniques from a wide range of theories, but tend to work most heavily from Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT). This type of therapy helps people overcome irrational, dysfunctional, and unhealthy thought processes that tend to add to and prolong emotional strain, trauma, and tension. I combine aspects such as EMDR, expressive arts, fitness, nutrition and nervous system regulation strategies into sessions.
My counseling approach is collaborative in nature, with the goal of providing a comfortable, warm environment for my clients. I incorporate different counseling techniques from a wide range of theories, but tend to work most heavily from Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT). This type of therapy helps people overcome irrational, dysfunctional, and unhealthy thought processes that tend to add to and prolong emotional strain, trauma, and tension. I combine aspects such as EMDR, expressive arts, fitness, nutrition and nervous system regulation strategies into sessions.
(214) 736-7493 View (214) 736-7493
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Brandi Reinhardt
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, LPC
Verified Verified
3 Endorsed
Plano, TX 75093
If you want to: find hope, healing, and stability; reignite your passion for life; gain independence from the things that are holding you back; accomplish your goals; connect with your purpose; or improve your relationships; I believe I can help you. In my counseling approach, I create a safe and compassionate environment in which each client can discover their inner potential to heal and transcend. So when life challenges are piling up or you feel stuck, I would like to help you heal and discover solutions.
If you want to: find hope, healing, and stability; reignite your passion for life; gain independence from the things that are holding you back; accomplish your goals; connect with your purpose; or improve your relationships; I believe I can help you. In my counseling approach, I create a safe and compassionate environment in which each client can discover their inner potential to heal and transcend. So when life challenges are piling up or you feel stuck, I would like to help you heal and discover solutions.
(817) 835-9822 View (817) 835-9822
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Journeys Counseling Ministry
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified Verified
Plano, TX 75023
Journeys Counseling provides professional psychotherapy, vibrant living coaching, and spiritual direction to the community. Our work is interdenominational, serving clients from many different backgrounds, including those who have little or no religious affiliation. As a Christian organization we believe counseling should address the whole person and be respectful of people’s faith. Individual’s beliefs are both an important part of their lives and a valuable resource when experiencing distress. Counseling should assist in developing those resources further. Often, people lack support systems that help deal with personal problems.
Journeys Counseling provides professional psychotherapy, vibrant living coaching, and spiritual direction to the community. Our work is interdenominational, serving clients from many different backgrounds, including those who have little or no religious affiliation. As a Christian organization we believe counseling should address the whole person and be respectful of people’s faith. Individual’s beliefs are both an important part of their lives and a valuable resource when experiencing distress. Counseling should assist in developing those resources further. Often, people lack support systems that help deal with personal problems.
(972) 833-0769 View (972) 833-0769
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Katy McDonald
Licensed Professional Counselor
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Plano, TX 75093
Having raised four children, two of whom we adopted, I am able to understand the unique needs and stains of both motherhood and children trying to find their place, the stresses of being a mother and how our thoughts and feelings effect our relationships. It wasn’t easy to find a therapist that used mercy and truth. But through those challenges, I learned patience and listening skills that allowed me to assist my clients in achieving their goals.
Having raised four children, two of whom we adopted, I am able to understand the unique needs and stains of both motherhood and children trying to find their place, the stresses of being a mother and how our thoughts and feelings effect our relationships. It wasn’t easy to find a therapist that used mercy and truth. But through those challenges, I learned patience and listening skills that allowed me to assist my clients in achieving their goals.
(972) 640-7452 View (972) 640-7452
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Joseph Brigandi
Licensed Professional Counselor, NREMT, MS, MEd, NCC, LPC
Verified Verified
4 Endorsed
Plano, TX 75093
I'm a counselor/psychotherapist and I specialize in three things: #1, Depth Psychology with a strong Jungian focus #2, Post Traumatic Stress Disorders and the Traumatic Recovery Process #3, Psychotherapy for Physicians, Executives and Senior leaders working through crisis. I'm certified in (EMDR) Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing. My passion for working with people experiencing post traumatic stress came as a result of my own experiences as an EMT and Paramedic during my career in emergency medicine serving as a first responder in Arizona, California and Texas currently nearing thirty years of service.
I'm a counselor/psychotherapist and I specialize in three things: #1, Depth Psychology with a strong Jungian focus #2, Post Traumatic Stress Disorders and the Traumatic Recovery Process #3, Psychotherapy for Physicians, Executives and Senior leaders working through crisis. I'm certified in (EMDR) Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing. My passion for working with people experiencing post traumatic stress came as a result of my own experiences as an EMT and Paramedic during my career in emergency medicine serving as a first responder in Arizona, California and Texas currently nearing thirty years of service.
(469) 646-6350 View (469) 646-6350
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Maria De La Luz Folkerth
Licensed Professional Counselor Associate, MS, LPC-A, NCC
Verified Verified
2 Endorsed
Plano, TX 75093
Hi, hi! My name is Maria and I absolutely adore working with children and teens but I am open to all ages. I have experience working with children, adolescents and adults who have experienced high levels of trauma. In my work, I try to focus on addressing generational cycles of trauma, perfectionism and people pleasing tendencies. I hope to help you gain awareness of your experiences, challenge you to grow, do things you enjoy and build confidence to try new things.
Hi, hi! My name is Maria and I absolutely adore working with children and teens but I am open to all ages. I have experience working with children, adolescents and adults who have experienced high levels of trauma. In my work, I try to focus on addressing generational cycles of trauma, perfectionism and people pleasing tendencies. I hope to help you gain awareness of your experiences, challenge you to grow, do things you enjoy and build confidence to try new things.
(469) 530-3808 View (469) 530-3808
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Thom Allen
Licensed Professional Counselor, MEd, LPC
Verified Verified
Plano, TX 75024  (Online Only)
Although the clients I work with have diverse challenges, they all have one thing in common; the desire for wellness.
Although the clients I work with have diverse challenges, they all have one thing in common; the desire for wellness.
(214) 838-1020 View (214) 838-1020
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Vanessa Moore-Hundley
Licensed Professional Counselor, MEd, LPC-S
Verified Verified
Plano, TX 75074
I love working with individuals who are ready to face the challenges of life in positive, proactive ways. I work to meet my clients where they are and then companion them on their personal journey toward health and wellness in all ares of their lives. I work best with individuals who are struggling with loss/grief; major life transitions such as health or career changes; and the aftermath of traumatic life events. I partner with my clients to create practical solutions to life challenges that hinder their personal progress.
I love working with individuals who are ready to face the challenges of life in positive, proactive ways. I work to meet my clients where they are and then companion them on their personal journey toward health and wellness in all ares of their lives. I work best with individuals who are struggling with loss/grief; major life transitions such as health or career changes; and the aftermath of traumatic life events. I partner with my clients to create practical solutions to life challenges that hinder their personal progress.
(469) 721-6096 View (469) 721-6096
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Keely C. Black
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Plano, TX 75024  (Online Only)
My clinical approach to counseling is person centered which includes respect and sincerity to each client. Among the many positive feedbacks I receive is non-judgmental, opened minded, warm and I offer a safe environment to allow sharing thoughts and feelings from where we can begin the healing process. I respect cultural differences and value each client as a unique individual.
My clinical approach to counseling is person centered which includes respect and sincerity to each client. Among the many positive feedbacks I receive is non-judgmental, opened minded, warm and I offer a safe environment to allow sharing thoughts and feelings from where we can begin the healing process. I respect cultural differences and value each client as a unique individual.
(214) 833-5925 View (214) 833-5925
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Debbie Dayton
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Plano, TX 75075  (Online Only)
Hello, I am so glad that you are here and have made the decision to reach out. No one goes through life without challenges. Sometimes those challenges become overwhelming, and we find ourselves full of anger, fear, anxiety, confusion or deep sadness. You are not alone in this. If you are seeking therapy for the first time or have been in therapy before, please know that this is a safe place for you. All of us want to find a place of peace and joy in our life, but sometimes it feels like we are lost in a forest. I want to help you find your way out of that, to recognize your own path.
Hello, I am so glad that you are here and have made the decision to reach out. No one goes through life without challenges. Sometimes those challenges become overwhelming, and we find ourselves full of anger, fear, anxiety, confusion or deep sadness. You are not alone in this. If you are seeking therapy for the first time or have been in therapy before, please know that this is a safe place for you. All of us want to find a place of peace and joy in our life, but sometimes it feels like we are lost in a forest. I want to help you find your way out of that, to recognize your own path.
(469) 414-3910 View (469) 414-3910
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Lori Michele Kennedy
Licensed Professional Counselor, MS, LPC, RPT, Owner
Verified Verified
Plano, TX 75093
Expressions Family Counseling is a place for everyone to experience the difference wellness focused therapy can make! What makes us different is a dedication to combining traditional talk therapy with creative arts, play and experiential activities. Our clients love the variety of ways to work on their strengths and struggles. Helping clients express through art, sand and other mediums inspires self-exploration and insight on a deeper level, alleviating the need for the "perfect words" and taking the pressure off of overthinking and anxiety. We love helping clients find the perfect way to harness strengths in order to thrive.
Expressions Family Counseling is a place for everyone to experience the difference wellness focused therapy can make! What makes us different is a dedication to combining traditional talk therapy with creative arts, play and experiential activities. Our clients love the variety of ways to work on their strengths and struggles. Helping clients express through art, sand and other mediums inspires self-exploration and insight on a deeper level, alleviating the need for the "perfect words" and taking the pressure off of overthinking and anxiety. We love helping clients find the perfect way to harness strengths in order to thrive.
(972) 362-1399 View (972) 362-1399
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Victoria Tortorelli
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC
Verified Verified
Plano, TX 75075
Hello, I am Victoria, a Licensed Professional Counselor with 15 years of experience working in the mental health field. I received my Master of Education in Counseling from the University of North Texas.
Hello, I am Victoria, a Licensed Professional Counselor with 15 years of experience working in the mental health field. I received my Master of Education in Counseling from the University of North Texas.
(469) 551-5989 View (469) 551-5989
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Melodie Alexander
Licensed Professional Counselor, MS, LPC, LMFT-A
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Plano, TX 75093
Is your marriage everything you hoped it would be? Do you or your partner find yourselves resorting to criticism or shutting down during conflict? Or have you noticed that your relationship feels more like a roommate situation rather than a romantic relationship? Have you longed for a deeper connection with your spouse but feel you've exhausted all your options? I understand marriage can be challenging, and feeling disconnected from your spouse is one of the worst feelings. Please know that you are not alone. I am here to help. Together, we can strive towards (re)kindling the closeness and intimacy that you both desire.
Is your marriage everything you hoped it would be? Do you or your partner find yourselves resorting to criticism or shutting down during conflict? Or have you noticed that your relationship feels more like a roommate situation rather than a romantic relationship? Have you longed for a deeper connection with your spouse but feel you've exhausted all your options? I understand marriage can be challenging, and feeling disconnected from your spouse is one of the worst feelings. Please know that you are not alone. I am here to help. Together, we can strive towards (re)kindling the closeness and intimacy that you both desire.
(214) 253-8937 View (214) 253-8937
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Kaley Greear Goncalves
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC
Verified Verified
Plano, TX 75093
Kaley Greear Goncalves is a Licensed Professional Counselor in Texas who has been practicing since 2021. Kaley believes that a collaborative therapeutic approach is empowering. She works hard to tailor the therapeutic experience to client needs. They work together towards the client goals by acquiring new skills. Kaley and the clients also continually weigh the costs and benefits of everyday habits and notice the role that habits play in the ability to move toward goals. Outside of work, Kaley enjoys hiking, taking walks in nature, yoga, and meditation. Views of trees, mountains, or rivers are her personal favorite.
Kaley Greear Goncalves is a Licensed Professional Counselor in Texas who has been practicing since 2021. Kaley believes that a collaborative therapeutic approach is empowering. She works hard to tailor the therapeutic experience to client needs. They work together towards the client goals by acquiring new skills. Kaley and the clients also continually weigh the costs and benefits of everyday habits and notice the role that habits play in the ability to move toward goals. Outside of work, Kaley enjoys hiking, taking walks in nature, yoga, and meditation. Views of trees, mountains, or rivers are her personal favorite.
(469) 630-7982 View (469) 630-7982
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Number of Therapists in Plano, TX

1,000+

Average cost per session

$150

Therapists in Plano, TX who prioritize treating:

94% Anxiety
89% Depression
73% Relationship Issues
73% Self Esteem
69% Trauma and PTSD
68% Coping Skills
66% Stress

Average years in practice

10 Years

Top 3 insurances accepted

78% Aetna
73% BlueCross and BlueShield
73% UnitedHealthcare UHC | UBH

How Therapists in Plano, TX see their clients

74% In Person and Online
26% Online Only

Gender breakdown

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

How can I find a therapist in Plano?

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.