Therapists in Alexandria City County, VA

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Photo of Matthew Blomme, Pre-Licensed Professional in Alexandria City County, VA
Matthew Blomme
Pre-Licensed Professional
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Alexandria, VA 22314
My outlook on counseling pulls from mainly three areas. First, I shape how I interact with anybody that walks into the office from a person-centered perspective and treat them with positivity, empathy, and respect. By fostering this genuine relationship during our sessions, I hope that a sense of confidence and self-fulfillment is developed to better help you with the interpersonal relationships that you have outside of the office. I look forward to growing together, pushing each other to become who we are looking to be, and testing the limits of what we thought we could do.
My outlook on counseling pulls from mainly three areas. First, I shape how I interact with anybody that walks into the office from a person-centered perspective and treat them with positivity, empathy, and respect. By fostering this genuine relationship during our sessions, I hope that a sense of confidence and self-fulfillment is developed to better help you with the interpersonal relationships that you have outside of the office. I look forward to growing together, pushing each other to become who we are looking to be, and testing the limits of what we thought we could do.
(703) 659-4745 View (703) 659-4745
Photo of Seqouia Pettigrew, Licensed Professional Counselor in Alexandria City County, VA
Seqouia Pettigrew
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC
Verified Verified
Alexandria, VA 22304
I'm Seqouia, an LPC based in VA. My journey of serving others began long before I entered the field of Mental Health. I specialize in assisting individuals dealing with anxiety, depression, and life stressors. With a compassionate and client-centered approach, I aim to provide a safe environment for self-exploration and healing. My expertise lies in guiding clients through challenges, nurturing resilience, and enhancing mental well-being. Together, we embark on a journey towards positive transformations and empowered living.
I'm Seqouia, an LPC based in VA. My journey of serving others began long before I entered the field of Mental Health. I specialize in assisting individuals dealing with anxiety, depression, and life stressors. With a compassionate and client-centered approach, I aim to provide a safe environment for self-exploration and healing. My expertise lies in guiding clients through challenges, nurturing resilience, and enhancing mental well-being. Together, we embark on a journey towards positive transformations and empowered living.
(571) 701-1566 View (571) 701-1566
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Suzanne Cooper
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified Verified
Alexandria, VA 22304  (Online Only)
Hi there! I’m Suzanne, a Licensed Clinical Social Worker who provides telehealth therapy to individuals in Virginia. I help people tired of struggling with self-doubt, overwhelming emotions, shame, and difficulty in relationships move from self-criticism to self-compassion for more meaningful living. For many clients, the pain they experience might stem from past trauma, growing up in homes impacted by addiction, codependency, emotional neglect, invalidation, or loss.
Hi there! I’m Suzanne, a Licensed Clinical Social Worker who provides telehealth therapy to individuals in Virginia. I help people tired of struggling with self-doubt, overwhelming emotions, shame, and difficulty in relationships move from self-criticism to self-compassion for more meaningful living. For many clients, the pain they experience might stem from past trauma, growing up in homes impacted by addiction, codependency, emotional neglect, invalidation, or loss.
(571) 946-6740 View (571) 946-6740
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Jennifer Cann, LCSW, LLC
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified Verified
Alexandria, VA 22314
I am a licensed clinical social worker who works with adults, teens, and families to address a variety of therapeutic needs. Some areas of focus include anxiety disorders, mood disorders, parenting, relationship issues, grief and loss, self-esteem, domestic violence, divorce and trauma. Please contact me with questions or for a phone consult to determine if I would be a good match as a partner in therapy. I offer some weekend hours and evening hours and collaborate with other healing/medical professionals as needed for a more comprehensive approach to your care. The quickest way to reach me initially is to send an email.
I am a licensed clinical social worker who works with adults, teens, and families to address a variety of therapeutic needs. Some areas of focus include anxiety disorders, mood disorders, parenting, relationship issues, grief and loss, self-esteem, domestic violence, divorce and trauma. Please contact me with questions or for a phone consult to determine if I would be a good match as a partner in therapy. I offer some weekend hours and evening hours and collaborate with other healing/medical professionals as needed for a more comprehensive approach to your care. The quickest way to reach me initially is to send an email.
(703) 457-1913 View (703) 457-1913
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Constancy Therapy Services LLC.
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, LCSW-C, LICSW, CCM
Verified Verified
Alexandria, VA 22302  (Online Only)
My mission in life is not merely to survive, but to thrive; and to do so with some passion, some compassion, some humor, and some style. Maya Angelou Hello my name is Constance,
I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) in the states of Virginia, Maryland, DC and Florida. I have 10 years of experience employed in behavioral health facilities, outpatient therapy clinics, correctional centers, and also providing medical social work/ therapy to oncology, emergent, and crisis patients in the hospital setting.
My mission in life is not merely to survive, but to thrive; and to do so with some passion, some compassion, some humor, and some style. Maya Angelou Hello my name is Constance,
I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) in the states of Virginia, Maryland, DC and Florida. I have 10 years of experience employed in behavioral health facilities, outpatient therapy clinics, correctional centers, and also providing medical social work/ therapy to oncology, emergent, and crisis patients in the hospital setting.
(571) 749-2209 View (571) 749-2209
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Monica Reintjes
Licensed Professional Counselor, PhD
Verified Verified
Alexandria, VA 22314
To tell your story is vulnerable, and to listen is a privilege; it’s important to choose a therapist who helps you feel safe, seen and understood. My approach to therapy is relaxed, collaborative in nature, solution-focused and warm. I believe that healing works when we tackle the hard stuff, and I encourage you to bring all your thoughts and feelings to the session.
To tell your story is vulnerable, and to listen is a privilege; it’s important to choose a therapist who helps you feel safe, seen and understood. My approach to therapy is relaxed, collaborative in nature, solution-focused and warm. I believe that healing works when we tackle the hard stuff, and I encourage you to bring all your thoughts and feelings to the session.
(757) 799-4370 View (757) 799-4370
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Kayla Wilhelm
Pre-Licensed Professional, MSW
Verified Verified
Alexandria, VA 22314  (Online Only)
Not accepting new clients
I am a Supervisee in Social Work who has experience in working with individuals from diverse backgrounds seeking therapeutic services for depression, anxiety, life transitions, trauma, and daily life stressors. I can support and strategize with individuals looking to achieve specific goals and offer guidance for those who are trying to figure out their next steps.
I am a Supervisee in Social Work who has experience in working with individuals from diverse backgrounds seeking therapeutic services for depression, anxiety, life transitions, trauma, and daily life stressors. I can support and strategize with individuals looking to achieve specific goals and offer guidance for those who are trying to figure out their next steps.
(703) 249-9554 View (703) 249-9554
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Integrated Counseling Services, LLC
Licensed Professional Counselor, MEd, LPC
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Alexandria, VA 22302  (Online Only)
Life has its unique challenges, which can lead to stress, depression, anxiety, feelings of emptiness, a sense of loneliness and other highly charged feelings and experiences. Are you in transition, a "transplant" to your area or maybe you have lived there all of your life? Are you having relationship problems? Going through a break-up, separation or divorce? Are you feeling "different" from others and/or experiencing difficulty in connecting with others? Maybe you are experiencing a crisis in your career, feeling mismatched/unfulfilled? Or are you feeling unhappy but can't figure out the source, the "why" you are feeling this way?
Life has its unique challenges, which can lead to stress, depression, anxiety, feelings of emptiness, a sense of loneliness and other highly charged feelings and experiences. Are you in transition, a "transplant" to your area or maybe you have lived there all of your life? Are you having relationship problems? Going through a break-up, separation or divorce? Are you feeling "different" from others and/or experiencing difficulty in connecting with others? Maybe you are experiencing a crisis in your career, feeling mismatched/unfulfilled? Or are you feeling unhappy but can't figure out the source, the "why" you are feeling this way?
(703) 596-2979 View (703) 596-2979
Photo of Andrey Fadeyev, Clinical Social Work/Therapist in Alexandria City County, VA
Andrey Fadeyev
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, SAP, CCTP
Verified Verified
Alexandria, VA 22314
Do you struggle with feeling disconnected from yourself and others? Do you put your needs at the bottom of the to-do list? Do you wonder if life should feel somehow better? Happier? Now more than ever, people are feeling anxious, overwhelmed, and uncertain about how they are supposed to manage their relationships, careers, and their lives. Pushing away the need to learn a more effective way to manage your needs can lead to long-term issues for your mind and body. We believe it shouldn’t be so hard to live a better life. At mentalmaptowellness we offer a custom approach for each of our clients.
Do you struggle with feeling disconnected from yourself and others? Do you put your needs at the bottom of the to-do list? Do you wonder if life should feel somehow better? Happier? Now more than ever, people are feeling anxious, overwhelmed, and uncertain about how they are supposed to manage their relationships, careers, and their lives. Pushing away the need to learn a more effective way to manage your needs can lead to long-term issues for your mind and body. We believe it shouldn’t be so hard to live a better life. At mentalmaptowellness we offer a custom approach for each of our clients.
(571) 200-1552 View (571) 200-1552
Photo of Kim Davenport, Psychologist in Alexandria City County, VA
Kim Davenport
Psychologist, PsyD
Verified Verified
Alexandria, VA 22314
Do you feel stuck about how to be more in control, content, or balanced in life? Perhaps you're feeling anxious, afraid, or overwhelmed. Sometimes, even when you do your best to pick yourself up or make changes, you still wind up not getting where you want to be. It's at those times that an outside, professional perspective can make all the difference. As a clinical psychologist, I help people feel calm, confident, and in control. Working together, we'll come up with solutions tailored to your specific needs.
Do you feel stuck about how to be more in control, content, or balanced in life? Perhaps you're feeling anxious, afraid, or overwhelmed. Sometimes, even when you do your best to pick yourself up or make changes, you still wind up not getting where you want to be. It's at those times that an outside, professional perspective can make all the difference. As a clinical psychologist, I help people feel calm, confident, and in control. Working together, we'll come up with solutions tailored to your specific needs.
(703) 314-5756 View (703) 314-5756
Photo of Michelle Reeves, Pre-Licensed Professional in Alexandria City County, VA
Michelle Reeves
Pre-Licensed Professional, MSW
Verified Verified
Alexandria, VA 22304
Life can sometimes be messy, challenging, and just plain hard. My mission is to support, uplift, and meet each individual where they are. I have experience helping children, adolescents, and adults navigate a variety of challenges, including anxiety, depression, self-harm, loss, and difficult life transitions. I strive to create a safe environment where clients of all ages feel comfortable and at ease.
Life can sometimes be messy, challenging, and just plain hard. My mission is to support, uplift, and meet each individual where they are. I have experience helping children, adolescents, and adults navigate a variety of challenges, including anxiety, depression, self-harm, loss, and difficult life transitions. I strive to create a safe environment where clients of all ages feel comfortable and at ease.
(571) 556-6386 View (571) 556-6386
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Leslie Jerkins
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified Verified
Alexandria, VA 22314
This is a difficult time in the world. We all need support and a safe space to be heard and to discover new tools and skills to move forward in a more wholistic way. I work in collaboration with clients, honoring that we each have the resources within us to move forward with intention and self compassion.
This is a difficult time in the world. We all need support and a safe space to be heard and to discover new tools and skills to move forward in a more wholistic way. I work in collaboration with clients, honoring that we each have the resources within us to move forward with intention and self compassion.
(703) 291-6419 View (703) 291-6419
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Letizia Fariss
Pre-Licensed Professional, MA, LGPC, NCC
Verified Verified
Alexandria, VA 22314
When people experience trauma or other life stressors, they usually feel like they are losing control. As a Christ-centered counselor, Letizia humbly believes in providing Spirit-guided therapy, meaning that she will allow Christ, through the Holy Spirit, to guide her as she provides counseling for her clients. Rather than approaching counseling as a list of tasks that need to be checked off, Letizia focuses on the whole person in everything she does. Letizia uses an eclectic approach to counseling and can incorporate many different orientations to best suit the needs of a client.
When people experience trauma or other life stressors, they usually feel like they are losing control. As a Christ-centered counselor, Letizia humbly believes in providing Spirit-guided therapy, meaning that she will allow Christ, through the Holy Spirit, to guide her as she provides counseling for her clients. Rather than approaching counseling as a list of tasks that need to be checked off, Letizia focuses on the whole person in everything she does. Letizia uses an eclectic approach to counseling and can incorporate many different orientations to best suit the needs of a client.
(571) 380-8062 View (571) 380-8062
Photo of Lindsey Clarke Moore, Clinical Social Work/Therapist in Alexandria City County, VA
Lindsey Clarke Moore
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LICSW, LCSW
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Alexandria, VA 22314
Do you wonder how to get more done each day? Do you struggle to find time for family, work and yourself? Are tensions between family members getting in the way of an effective household? After a decade of experience working with kids, teenagers, adults and families struggling to adapt to the challenges of a complex life I want to help you too. Balance can be the key to moving you or your family towards your goals. I share specific tools and techniques that can organize life, reduce tensions, make goals clearer and success apparent.
Do you wonder how to get more done each day? Do you struggle to find time for family, work and yourself? Are tensions between family members getting in the way of an effective household? After a decade of experience working with kids, teenagers, adults and families struggling to adapt to the challenges of a complex life I want to help you too. Balance can be the key to moving you or your family towards your goals. I share specific tools and techniques that can organize life, reduce tensions, make goals clearer and success apparent.
(703) 691-5054 View (703) 691-5054
Photo of Anna Eng, Psychologist in Alexandria City County, VA
Anna Eng
Psychologist, PsyD
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Alexandria, VA 22301
If you struggle with self worth, self-esteem, depression, anxiety, ADHD, insomia/sleep disorders, women's health, and/or general health psych related problems such as chronic pain, acceptance of a new medical diagnosis, etc., I can provide the tools to assist you in navigating the complexity of these issues.
If you struggle with self worth, self-esteem, depression, anxiety, ADHD, insomia/sleep disorders, women's health, and/or general health psych related problems such as chronic pain, acceptance of a new medical diagnosis, etc., I can provide the tools to assist you in navigating the complexity of these issues.
(571) 200-5172 x508 View (571) 200-5172 x508
Photo of BlueJay Counseling and Support Services, LLC, Licensed Professional Counselor in Alexandria City County, VA
BlueJay Counseling and Support Services, LLC
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA
Verified Verified
Alexandria, VA 22314  (Online Only)
Hello, my name is Michelle Wapnick. Acknowledging that you need support and want to improve is the first step. My hope for you is that you will achieve your goals, feel empowered and become more self-actualized through this journey. My role is to support you on your unique path toward healing and wellness. I work with patients struggling with anxiety, depression, self-esteem and body-image issues, eating disorders, ADHD and executive functioning concerns, interpersonal struggles, and life-transitions. I have a special affinity for those dealing with with chronic illnesses or health-related concerns for themselves or loved ones.
Hello, my name is Michelle Wapnick. Acknowledging that you need support and want to improve is the first step. My hope for you is that you will achieve your goals, feel empowered and become more self-actualized through this journey. My role is to support you on your unique path toward healing and wellness. I work with patients struggling with anxiety, depression, self-esteem and body-image issues, eating disorders, ADHD and executive functioning concerns, interpersonal struggles, and life-transitions. I have a special affinity for those dealing with with chronic illnesses or health-related concerns for themselves or loved ones.
(571) 200-1249 View (571) 200-1249
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Melanie Froemke
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, LICSW, LCSW-C, RPT, e-RYT
Verified Verified
4 Endorsed
Alexandria, VA 22314
I am passionate about connecting with individuals seeking the transformative power of therapy, resiliency, and post-traumatic growth. By developing a strong therapeutic relationship grounded in compassion and kindness, I create a safe and healing space for each client to explore insights, develop skills, process trauma, losses, and life transitions. I am honored by the opportunity to work with you as you share, grow, and change.
I am passionate about connecting with individuals seeking the transformative power of therapy, resiliency, and post-traumatic growth. By developing a strong therapeutic relationship grounded in compassion and kindness, I create a safe and healing space for each client to explore insights, develop skills, process trauma, losses, and life transitions. I am honored by the opportunity to work with you as you share, grow, and change.
(703) 454-8710 View (703) 454-8710
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Anne Colby Wittenberg
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, LCSW-C
Verified Verified
Alexandria, VA 22302
EVENING TELEHEALTH HOURS/FREE CONSULTATION!! As a therapist, connecting with clients and walking with them through their journey of triumphs and challenges, I have found that the connection between counselor and client is paramount. I strive to meet my clients where they are, focusing on their strengths and empowering them to make the changes they see fit rather than prescribing issue or diagnosis. I value treating each individual client with the respect they deserve. Placing emphasis on developing a relationship that is based on warmth, trust, respect, and genuine care. The ease of conversation, is client driven and casual.
EVENING TELEHEALTH HOURS/FREE CONSULTATION!! As a therapist, connecting with clients and walking with them through their journey of triumphs and challenges, I have found that the connection between counselor and client is paramount. I strive to meet my clients where they are, focusing on their strengths and empowering them to make the changes they see fit rather than prescribing issue or diagnosis. I value treating each individual client with the respect they deserve. Placing emphasis on developing a relationship that is based on warmth, trust, respect, and genuine care. The ease of conversation, is client driven and casual.
(571) 999-7003 View (571) 999-7003
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Rising Recovery and Psychotherapy
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified Verified
Alexandria, VA 22314
Have you always felt like an outsider? Has substance use or trauma left you feeling like a spectator in your own life? Are you burnt out, frustrated, or tired of dealing with the same old patterns in your relationships? I am passionate about helping people to better understand and trust themselves and feel empowered in their lives. Together we can address challenges from anger, anxiety and depression to family history, relationship and parenting issues. You will find my therapeutic style is warm, active and direct. I will bring authenticity, humor and connection to our work, and am skilled in enhancing motivation and accountability.
Have you always felt like an outsider? Has substance use or trauma left you feeling like a spectator in your own life? Are you burnt out, frustrated, or tired of dealing with the same old patterns in your relationships? I am passionate about helping people to better understand and trust themselves and feel empowered in their lives. Together we can address challenges from anger, anxiety and depression to family history, relationship and parenting issues. You will find my therapeutic style is warm, active and direct. I will bring authenticity, humor and connection to our work, and am skilled in enhancing motivation and accountability.
(571) 336-1244 View (571) 336-1244
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Stephanie Gagnon
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified Verified
Alexandria, VA 22304
I'm Stephanie Gagnon, a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with three decades of experience. Throughout my career, I've focused on providing outpatient therapy to individuals and couples grappling with anxiety, depression, relationship challenges, and life transitions. In the face of significant life stressors, it's natural for one's life to feel disrupted. My dedication lies in restoring healing and joy to their lives. My counseling approach is integrative, meaning I adapt the therapeutic journey to suit each individual's unique needs.
I'm Stephanie Gagnon, a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with three decades of experience. Throughout my career, I've focused on providing outpatient therapy to individuals and couples grappling with anxiety, depression, relationship challenges, and life transitions. In the face of significant life stressors, it's natural for one's life to feel disrupted. My dedication lies in restoring healing and joy to their lives. My counseling approach is integrative, meaning I adapt the therapeutic journey to suit each individual's unique needs.
(703) 783-2367 x1 View (703) 783-2367 x1

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Number of Therapists in Alexandria City County, VA

1,000+

Average cost per session

$160

Therapists in Alexandria City County, VA who prioritize treating:

95% Anxiety
92% Depression
81% Self Esteem
77% Stress
75% Relationship Issues
75% Coping Skills
70% Trauma and PTSD

Average years in practice

12 Years

Top 3 insurances accepted

76% BlueCross and BlueShield
68% Cigna and Evernorth
61% Aetna

How Therapists in Alexandria City County, VA see their clients

60% In Person and Online
40% Online Only

Gender breakdown

85% Female
14% Male
1% Non-Binary
FAQs - About Therapy and Counseling

How can I find a therapist in Alexandria City County?

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.