Therapists in The Dominion, San Antonio, TX

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Larami Serrano
LPC Associate, LPC-A
Verified Verified
The Dominion, San Antonio, TX 78257
If you’re reading this, then you’ve taken the most important step in your mental and emotional wellness journey, and for that I am so proud! Deciding to address your mental health concerns can be terrifying. Many of us fear that our issues are either too complicated to resolve or not complicated enough to warrant counseling. The truth is that therapy is for EVERYbody. It’s a safe space to process trauma, share feelings, celebrate even the smallest wins, and work through the losses. I'm excited to embark on this journey with you.
If you’re reading this, then you’ve taken the most important step in your mental and emotional wellness journey, and for that I am so proud! Deciding to address your mental health concerns can be terrifying. Many of us fear that our issues are either too complicated to resolve or not complicated enough to warrant counseling. The truth is that therapy is for EVERYbody. It’s a safe space to process trauma, share feelings, celebrate even the smallest wins, and work through the losses. I'm excited to embark on this journey with you.
(830) 396-5777 View (830) 396-5777
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Robert Chesser
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, LPC
Verified Verified
The Dominion, San Antonio, TX 78257
I love people! To me, there is nothing better than walking with someone through difficult life circumstances and seeing them find victory and a better tomorrow. I love working with couples! There is not much worse than struggling through a lifeless, even toxic marriage. I love helping couples reconnect, heal, learn to communicate, have real intimacy, and ultimately have the marriage that was always possible. I am able to see great healing take place where marriages, families and even generations are changed for the better.
I love people! To me, there is nothing better than walking with someone through difficult life circumstances and seeing them find victory and a better tomorrow. I love working with couples! There is not much worse than struggling through a lifeless, even toxic marriage. I love helping couples reconnect, heal, learn to communicate, have real intimacy, and ultimately have the marriage that was always possible. I am able to see great healing take place where marriages, families and even generations are changed for the better.
(210) 405-0821 View (210) 405-0821
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Justin Wolff
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, LPC, LCDC
Verified Verified
The Dominion, San Antonio, TX 78257
Note: During the CoronaVirus Crisis, I am offering online/telehealth sessions. Visit my website for details! I work with kids, adolescents, and adults, leading them to their "A-ha" moments. I make difficult concepts simple using humor, story-telling & analogies. I use Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) to address the thoughts, feelings, beliefs and actions which may be obstacles to getting where you would like to be. I also rely heavily on Positive Psychology, which uses a strength-based approach (rather than a focus on problems). When working with Traumatic events, I use Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR).
Note: During the CoronaVirus Crisis, I am offering online/telehealth sessions. Visit my website for details! I work with kids, adolescents, and adults, leading them to their "A-ha" moments. I make difficult concepts simple using humor, story-telling & analogies. I use Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) to address the thoughts, feelings, beliefs and actions which may be obstacles to getting where you would like to be. I also rely heavily on Positive Psychology, which uses a strength-based approach (rather than a focus on problems). When working with Traumatic events, I use Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR).
(210) 598-5105 View (210) 598-5105
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Dr. Nicholas Todd Wilkens
Marriage & Family Therapist, PhD, LMFT-S, LPC-S
Verified Verified
9 Endorsed
The Dominion, San Antonio, TX 78257
Imagine that you are holding a bottle of soda. Now imagine yourself shaking that bottle. What happens if you open the top? It explodes everywhere! Now, if you take that same shaken up bottle and carefully turn the lid to let a little amount of air out at a time, it will settle. This is how I view therapy, with each shake representing a negative experience, relationship, and/or trauma. Good therapy demands being careful with and sensitive to those shakes, and eventually walking out of the door with a mind, a relationship, and a life...settled.
Imagine that you are holding a bottle of soda. Now imagine yourself shaking that bottle. What happens if you open the top? It explodes everywhere! Now, if you take that same shaken up bottle and carefully turn the lid to let a little amount of air out at a time, it will settle. This is how I view therapy, with each shake representing a negative experience, relationship, and/or trauma. Good therapy demands being careful with and sensitive to those shakes, and eventually walking out of the door with a mind, a relationship, and a life...settled.
(210) 460-7987 View (210) 460-7987
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Dana Groh
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified Verified
The Dominion, San Antonio, TX 78257
Is your life too stressful? I have over 23 years of successful professional counseling experience helping people improve their well-being. And, I would be honored to assist you.
Is your life too stressful? I have over 23 years of successful professional counseling experience helping people improve their well-being. And, I would be honored to assist you.
(210) 801-9571 View (210) 801-9571
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Catherine Widder
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified Verified
The Dominion, San Antonio, TX 78257
Not accepting new clients
Do you ever wish you could turn off your brain to stop the constant worries? Have your feelings of sadness become overwhelming and draining? Maybe you feel confused as to where to start or even feel hopeless. Good News! You don’t need to ‘learn to live with all that.’ You deserve to feel better. Imagine feeling more peace in all areas of your life; feeling confident and authentic; more in control of your emotions; and having honest, trusting and healthy relationships. Change IS possible, but you don’t have to get there alone.
Do you ever wish you could turn off your brain to stop the constant worries? Have your feelings of sadness become overwhelming and draining? Maybe you feel confused as to where to start or even feel hopeless. Good News! You don’t need to ‘learn to live with all that.’ You deserve to feel better. Imagine feeling more peace in all areas of your life; feeling confident and authentic; more in control of your emotions; and having honest, trusting and healthy relationships. Change IS possible, but you don’t have to get there alone.
(830) 388-7392 View (830) 388-7392
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Jessica Calderon
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, LPC, RPT
Verified Verified
2 Endorsed
The Dominion, San Antonio, TX 78257
Waitlist for new clients
I enjoy working with adults, children and families who are struggling with life's transitions. The most important aspect of counseling is the relationship that I will build with you. It is through this relationship that change occurs. I will collaborate with you to identify an approach that fits best with your goals. I will use your strengths as building blocks in the counseling process. I will walk with you through the process of change and healing. If you are feeling stuck or ready to make changes in your life please consider reaching out to schedule a consultation.
I enjoy working with adults, children and families who are struggling with life's transitions. The most important aspect of counseling is the relationship that I will build with you. It is through this relationship that change occurs. I will collaborate with you to identify an approach that fits best with your goals. I will use your strengths as building blocks in the counseling process. I will walk with you through the process of change and healing. If you are feeling stuck or ready to make changes in your life please consider reaching out to schedule a consultation.
(512) 710-2973 View (512) 710-2973
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Patricia K Ptak
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, LPC, EMDR
Verified Verified
3 Endorsed
The Dominion, San Antonio, TX 78257
EMDR Certified Therapist. Stop feeling worried, anxious or depressed. Do you struggle with feeling good about yourself or feeling unfulfilled in your relationships? Do you want to improve your motivation and achievements? Sounds like you need a change, and there is no better time than now. I have focused my work on helping the individual and family heal from a place of love and understanding. Pulling from multiple evidence based counseling techniques and foundations of counseling including CBT and EMDR, I blend authentic caring with here and now problem solving and skill building to handle the ebb and flow of life.
EMDR Certified Therapist. Stop feeling worried, anxious or depressed. Do you struggle with feeling good about yourself or feeling unfulfilled in your relationships? Do you want to improve your motivation and achievements? Sounds like you need a change, and there is no better time than now. I have focused my work on helping the individual and family heal from a place of love and understanding. Pulling from multiple evidence based counseling techniques and foundations of counseling including CBT and EMDR, I blend authentic caring with here and now problem solving and skill building to handle the ebb and flow of life.
(830) 428-1457 View (830) 428-1457
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Rhonda Otway
Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor, MA, LMFT, LPCC, BC-TMH
Verified Verified
The Dominion, San Antonio, TX 78257  (Online Only)
Feeling overwhelmed by challenges at work? In your private life? I offer professional counseling for career and life transitions. I provide individual therapy to increase your ability to cope with life's stressors including adulting, job changes (workplace bullying, termination, promotion, new career), trauma and complex PTSD, grief due to a death or other loss, including loss of a pet, chronic health issues, relationships (current, extramarital, separation/divorce), and other life changes (empty nest, aging, retirement, menopause, midlife crisis) so you can successfully transition to the next stage.
Feeling overwhelmed by challenges at work? In your private life? I offer professional counseling for career and life transitions. I provide individual therapy to increase your ability to cope with life's stressors including adulting, job changes (workplace bullying, termination, promotion, new career), trauma and complex PTSD, grief due to a death or other loss, including loss of a pet, chronic health issues, relationships (current, extramarital, separation/divorce), and other life changes (empty nest, aging, retirement, menopause, midlife crisis) so you can successfully transition to the next stage.
(925) 890-3989 View (925) 890-3989
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Vanessa May Mclean
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, LPC, NCC
Verified Verified
The Dominion, San Antonio, TX 78257
I prefer the term "patient" over client because I believe people want healing in therapy, Effective therapy is one where patients are treated with compassion and value in a nurturing relationship that allows them to heal from the hurts of their past. I also prefer the idea of treating people, not just disorders or illnesses because people are more than just their symptoms. Suffering often causes people to lose sight of other parts of themselves - their gifts, strengths, dreams and values. Healing comes when we are able to embrace the complexity and challenges of life in a more balanced way.
I prefer the term "patient" over client because I believe people want healing in therapy, Effective therapy is one where patients are treated with compassion and value in a nurturing relationship that allows them to heal from the hurts of their past. I also prefer the idea of treating people, not just disorders or illnesses because people are more than just their symptoms. Suffering often causes people to lose sight of other parts of themselves - their gifts, strengths, dreams and values. Healing comes when we are able to embrace the complexity and challenges of life in a more balanced way.
(804) 409-4594 View (804) 409-4594
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Amanda Koplin
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
The Dominion, San Antonio, TX 78257
Many of my clients tried finding help in treatment centers and in the offices of outpatient therapists but they didn't get the results they were looking for in their lives. As someone who struggled with an eating disorder personally, I understand the necessary components it takes to be successful in overcoming obstacles related to addictions, eating disorders, behavioral issues, depression, anxiety, and many other obstacles which prevent you from being happy. If you're ready to try a customized, unique approach which is tailored to your needs, I'm ready to help you!
Many of my clients tried finding help in treatment centers and in the offices of outpatient therapists but they didn't get the results they were looking for in their lives. As someone who struggled with an eating disorder personally, I understand the necessary components it takes to be successful in overcoming obstacles related to addictions, eating disorders, behavioral issues, depression, anxiety, and many other obstacles which prevent you from being happy. If you're ready to try a customized, unique approach which is tailored to your needs, I'm ready to help you!
(210) 960-9232 View (210) 960-9232
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Shelley Pernot
CPC, PCC
Verified Verified
The Dominion, San Antonio, TX 78257  (Online Only)
Maybe you're wondering "Is this all there is?" Or perhaps you're feeling like you're living a version of groundhog day over and over and over and over again. No problem. My coaching practice is focused on helping my clients get unstuck and find meaning and purpose in their lives. After a few sessions, you become more mindful of the thoughts you're thinking and the choices you're making that you are keeping you from getting what you really want.
Maybe you're wondering "Is this all there is?" Or perhaps you're feeling like you're living a version of groundhog day over and over and over and over again. No problem. My coaching practice is focused on helping my clients get unstuck and find meaning and purpose in their lives. After a few sessions, you become more mindful of the thoughts you're thinking and the choices you're making that you are keeping you from getting what you really want.
(512) 969-6160 View (512) 969-6160
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Michelle Burkett PhD, LPC-S, NCC
Licensed Professional Counselor, PhD, MA, LPC-S, NCC, EMDR
Verified Verified
The Dominion, San Antonio, TX 78257
If you are reaching out for support now, congratulations! Working with individuals, men and women who serve others, is where my heart is. My personal and professional experience has equipped me with a unique understanding of the challenges of those who serve: First responders, Law Enforcement, Medical professionals, Child Protection, Fire and Rescue, Therapist, and Military Veterans; All those who dedicate their time to serving others, yet frequently forget to take care of themselves.
If you are reaching out for support now, congratulations! Working with individuals, men and women who serve others, is where my heart is. My personal and professional experience has equipped me with a unique understanding of the challenges of those who serve: First responders, Law Enforcement, Medical professionals, Child Protection, Fire and Rescue, Therapist, and Military Veterans; All those who dedicate their time to serving others, yet frequently forget to take care of themselves.
(210) 361-6533 View (210) 361-6533
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Acorn Counseling PLLC
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, LPC
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
The Dominion, San Antonio, TX 78257
Thank you for your interest in counseling! I am a Licensed Professional Counselor originally trained at St Mary's University in 2006, with special training in EMDR that can help with trauma, stress, and depression. I see counseling as creating a space for us to collaborate in support of your goals. All sessions are an hour long no matter the payment plan, and I offer early day and evening appointments for your convenience. I look forward to meeting you! Please note that I will be calling from 830.981.5330 if you send an email. Thank you!
Thank you for your interest in counseling! I am a Licensed Professional Counselor originally trained at St Mary's University in 2006, with special training in EMDR that can help with trauma, stress, and depression. I see counseling as creating a space for us to collaborate in support of your goals. All sessions are an hour long no matter the payment plan, and I offer early day and evening appointments for your convenience. I look forward to meeting you! Please note that I will be calling from 830.981.5330 if you send an email. Thank you!
(830) 500-5148 View (830) 500-5148
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Dr. Kate Halinski
Licensed Professional Counselor, PhD, LPC-S, RPT-S, EMDR
Verified Verified
The Dominion, San Antonio, TX 78257
I specialize in counseling children, adolescents and teens struggling with trauma, anxiety or depression utilizing play therapy and expressive art techniques. With 20 years of counseling experience, I work collaboratively with parents and guardians to teach creative and effective parenting strategies to improve family relationships. If you are looking for a place to feel supported and challenged in a non-judgmental and accepting way, please consider my counseling services.
I specialize in counseling children, adolescents and teens struggling with trauma, anxiety or depression utilizing play therapy and expressive art techniques. With 20 years of counseling experience, I work collaboratively with parents and guardians to teach creative and effective parenting strategies to improve family relationships. If you are looking for a place to feel supported and challenged in a non-judgmental and accepting way, please consider my counseling services.
(210) 714-1711 View (210) 714-1711
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Zulema Magana
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, LPC-S, NCC
Verified Verified
7 Endorsed
The Dominion, San Antonio, TX 78257
Feeling STRESSED and OVERWHELMED? Feeling Lost and Confused? Are you tired of the lack of communication with your loved ones? Tired of feeling STUCK? I can HELP. I have spent the last 15 years helping adults and adolescents feel better. I have helped adults and adolescents with problems such as: anxiety/stress, depression, ADHD/mood disorders, self-esteem issues, social problems, communication problems, relationship issues and life transitions. I am dedicated to your sense of well being and I aim to provide a safe environment for you in the most practical and effective way to facilitate change.
Feeling STRESSED and OVERWHELMED? Feeling Lost and Confused? Are you tired of the lack of communication with your loved ones? Tired of feeling STUCK? I can HELP. I have spent the last 15 years helping adults and adolescents feel better. I have helped adults and adolescents with problems such as: anxiety/stress, depression, ADHD/mood disorders, self-esteem issues, social problems, communication problems, relationship issues and life transitions. I am dedicated to your sense of well being and I aim to provide a safe environment for you in the most practical and effective way to facilitate change.
(210) 343-5011 View (210) 343-5011
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Usawa Wellness Services
Licensed Professional Counselor
Verified Verified
5 Endorsed
The Dominion, San Antonio, TX 78257
Do you find yourself bottling things up and believe others would not understand? Do you become so stressed at times that you cannot concentrate at work or school, even to point of avoiding loved ones? Periods of uncertainty and trials come into our lives, but its how we choose to deal with that change that impacts our quality of life. If you're feeling confused, overwhelmed, depressed, anxious or lacking a sense of direction, therapy can help you build the strength you need to get through it and be prepared for whatever life throws your way.
Do you find yourself bottling things up and believe others would not understand? Do you become so stressed at times that you cannot concentrate at work or school, even to point of avoiding loved ones? Periods of uncertainty and trials come into our lives, but its how we choose to deal with that change that impacts our quality of life. If you're feeling confused, overwhelmed, depressed, anxious or lacking a sense of direction, therapy can help you build the strength you need to get through it and be prepared for whatever life throws your way.
(210) 864-8739 View (210) 864-8739
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Heidi Conlin with Genesis Counseling Center
Marriage & Family Therapist, MS, LPC, LMFT
Verified Verified
The Dominion, San Antonio, TX 78257
I provide affordable counseling to couples, adults, adolescents and children. I recognize that it is difficult to talk with a stranger about problems and therefore, I strive to see my clients' problems through their eyes. I am open minded in order to create a comfortable and non-judgmental atmosphere for change. I help my clients make small changes to their lives in order to achieve bigger goals.
I provide affordable counseling to couples, adults, adolescents and children. I recognize that it is difficult to talk with a stranger about problems and therefore, I strive to see my clients' problems through their eyes. I am open minded in order to create a comfortable and non-judgmental atmosphere for change. I help my clients make small changes to their lives in order to achieve bigger goals.
(830) 256-0682 View (830) 256-0682
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Valerie K Peterson
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW-S
Verified Verified
2 Endorsed
The Dominion, San Antonio, TX 78257
My ideal clients are those who show a willingness to have me walk beside them and hold their pain as they seek clarification on the emotions that drive their distress. By seeking treatment to address relationship issues, they discover that other aspects of their experience are influenced by their powerful need to connect with their significant others. I am best suited to treating marital distress and disconnection between teens and their parents. I understand the unique importance of familial relationships and the significant relief that comes when these relationships are repaired.
My ideal clients are those who show a willingness to have me walk beside them and hold their pain as they seek clarification on the emotions that drive their distress. By seeking treatment to address relationship issues, they discover that other aspects of their experience are influenced by their powerful need to connect with their significant others. I am best suited to treating marital distress and disconnection between teens and their parents. I understand the unique importance of familial relationships and the significant relief that comes when these relationships are repaired.
(210) 791-9276 View (210) 791-9276
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Beatrice Ballard
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT
Verified Verified
14 Endorsed
The Dominion, San Antonio, TX 78257
*No evening or weekend appointments* Life can throw curve balls at us and when that happens it's helpful to have a trained professional who can help you process how to move forward. I have experience treating individuals, couples and families and significant experience dealing with cases of infidelity, divorce, anxiety and depression. Couples are a big focus for me but of course I also see individuals. I have a particular interest in clients dealing with anxiety, depression or have past trauma. I also do therapy with local celebrities who have unique concerns about privacy.
*No evening or weekend appointments* Life can throw curve balls at us and when that happens it's helpful to have a trained professional who can help you process how to move forward. I have experience treating individuals, couples and families and significant experience dealing with cases of infidelity, divorce, anxiety and depression. Couples are a big focus for me but of course I also see individuals. I have a particular interest in clients dealing with anxiety, depression or have past trauma. I also do therapy with local celebrities who have unique concerns about privacy.
(210) 625-8386 View (210) 625-8386
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Number of Therapists in The Dominion, San Antonio, TX

70+

Average cost per session

$145

Therapists in The Dominion, San Antonio, TX who prioritize treating:

96% Anxiety
82% Depression
72% Trauma and PTSD
68% Relationship Issues
67% Self Esteem
60% Grief
57% Coping Skills

Average years in practice

12 Years

Top 3 insurances accepted

84% Aetna
76% BlueCross and BlueShield
71% UnitedHealthcare UHC | UBH

How Therapists in The Dominion, San Antonio, TX see their clients

81% In Person and Online
19% Online Only

Gender breakdown

77% Female
23% Male
FAQs - About Therapy and Counseling

How can I find a therapist in The Dominion, San Antonio?

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.