Therapists in Bellevue, VA

Photo of Delores Barbee Smith, Clinical Social Work/Therapist in Bellevue, VA
Delores Barbee Smith
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified
Bellevue, VA 23227
I work with a wide range of emotional and behavioral issues providing services that span from therapy for depression and grief counseling to parenting support, couples counseling and beyond. In a comfortable and supportive atmosphere, I offer a highly personalized approach tailored to each of my clients individual needs to help attain the personal growth they're striving for.
I work with a wide range of emotional and behavioral issues providing services that span from therapy for depression and grief counseling to parenting support, couples counseling and beyond. In a comfortable and supportive atmosphere, I offer a highly personalized approach tailored to each of my clients individual needs to help attain the personal growth they're striving for.
(804) 719-1987 View (804) 719-1987
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Brittany Spak
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC
Verified
Bellevue, VA 23227
Brittany Spak is a Licensed Professional Counselor with more than 4 years of experience helping children, adolescents, and adults seeking help with depression, anxiety, stress, eating disorders, and relationship issues. She completed her Bachelor's degree in Psychology from King’s College, PA, and received her Master's degree in Counselor Education from East Carolina University.
Brittany Spak is a Licensed Professional Counselor with more than 4 years of experience helping children, adolescents, and adults seeking help with depression, anxiety, stress, eating disorders, and relationship issues. She completed her Bachelor's degree in Psychology from King’s College, PA, and received her Master's degree in Counselor Education from East Carolina University.
(804) 348-0916 View (804) 348-0916
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Elizabeth Dye Lahendro
Counselor, LPC, PSC
Verified
Bellevue, VA 23227
Not accepting new clients
I work with children, teens, and adults for individual therapy (both virtual and in-person) as well as families. I have experience working in crisis stabilization/recovery, local public schools, and outpatient agencies.
I work with children, teens, and adults for individual therapy (both virtual and in-person) as well as families. I have experience working in crisis stabilization/recovery, local public schools, and outpatient agencies.
(804) 589-4063 View (804) 589-4063
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Andrew Smith
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified
Bellevue, VA 23227
Andy Smith is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in the state of Virginia who has over 10 years of experience working to empower children, adolescents, adults, and families to better face and cope with depression, anxiety, family conflict, and trauma. Andy completed both his Bachelor of Science in Creative Advertising with a minor in Psychology and his Master of Social Work from Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, VA.
Andy Smith is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in the state of Virginia who has over 10 years of experience working to empower children, adolescents, adults, and families to better face and cope with depression, anxiety, family conflict, and trauma. Andy completed both his Bachelor of Science in Creative Advertising with a minor in Psychology and his Master of Social Work from Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, VA.
(804) 390-8114 View (804) 390-8114
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Tricia McCarty
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified
Bellevue, VA 23227
Patricia "Tricia" McCarty is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker who enjoys helping people work through life transitions, addiction, grief/loss, chronic illness/pain, anxiety, depression, stress, and low self-esteem. Tricia uses a humanistic approach and a variety of therapeutic modalities, including cognitive-behavioral, mindfulness-based, strength-based, narrative, acceptance and commitment, expressive art as therapy, and positive psychotherapy. Tricia completed her Master of Social Work at Virginia Commonwealth University.
Patricia "Tricia" McCarty is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker who enjoys helping people work through life transitions, addiction, grief/loss, chronic illness/pain, anxiety, depression, stress, and low self-esteem. Tricia uses a humanistic approach and a variety of therapeutic modalities, including cognitive-behavioral, mindfulness-based, strength-based, narrative, acceptance and commitment, expressive art as therapy, and positive psychotherapy. Tricia completed her Master of Social Work at Virginia Commonwealth University.
(804) 395-5104 View (804) 395-5104
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Angela Revercomb
Licensed Professional Counselor, MS, LPC
Verified
Bellevue, VA 23227
Witnessing individuals rediscover their distinct expression of wholeness and well-being is a profound privilege. Clients can anticipate engaging in a collaborative journey with me, delving into self discovery, setting objectives, and jointly pursuing an enhanced sense of well-being, self acceptance, and personal empowerment.
Witnessing individuals rediscover their distinct expression of wholeness and well-being is a profound privilege. Clients can anticipate engaging in a collaborative journey with me, delving into self discovery, setting objectives, and jointly pursuing an enhanced sense of well-being, self acceptance, and personal empowerment.
(804) 395-6731 View (804) 395-6731
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Paula O'Leary
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC
Verified
Bellevue, VA 23227
Paula O’Leary is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) who has worked in the mental health field for 15 years in a variety of settings, including outpatient, school, community-based, residential, hospital, and correctional settings. Paula specializes in treating depression, anxiety, stress, trauma, substance use, and other issues. She completed her master's degree at Cardinal Stritch University. Paula has also completed additional training in trauma and has obtained certification as a Certified Clinical Trauma Professional (CCTP).
Paula O’Leary is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) who has worked in the mental health field for 15 years in a variety of settings, including outpatient, school, community-based, residential, hospital, and correctional settings. Paula specializes in treating depression, anxiety, stress, trauma, substance use, and other issues. She completed her master's degree at Cardinal Stritch University. Paula has also completed additional training in trauma and has obtained certification as a Certified Clinical Trauma Professional (CCTP).
(804) 352-6939 View (804) 352-6939
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Wendy Wasserstrom
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified
Bellevue, VA 23227
Wendy Wasserstrom is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) with 9 years of social work experience. She has provided mental health services to children, adolescents, adults, and older adults, and she has experience providing individual and group therapy. She has worked with individuals dealing with anxiety, depression, trauma, mood and thought disorders, personality disorders, serious mental illness, life transitions, substance abuse, and family conflict. Wendy earned her undergraduate degree in Social Work from Florida State University and her Master’s degree in Social Work from Florida Atlantic University.
Wendy Wasserstrom is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) with 9 years of social work experience. She has provided mental health services to children, adolescents, adults, and older adults, and she has experience providing individual and group therapy. She has worked with individuals dealing with anxiety, depression, trauma, mood and thought disorders, personality disorders, serious mental illness, life transitions, substance abuse, and family conflict. Wendy earned her undergraduate degree in Social Work from Florida State University and her Master’s degree in Social Work from Florida Atlantic University.
(804) 294-4149 View (804) 294-4149
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Jaclyn Boykin
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC
Verified
Bellevue, VA 23227
Jaclyn Boykin is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) who has 5 years of experience working with adults, children, families, couples, and the military who are seeking help with depression, anxiety, life transitions, relationship issues, parenting, and serious mental illness. Jaclyn completed her Bachelor of Science (BS) in Psychology at Troy University and her Master of Science (MS) in Clinical Psychology at Walden University. She is currently working towards her Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Counseling Education and Supervision at Walden University.
Jaclyn Boykin is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) who has 5 years of experience working with adults, children, families, couples, and the military who are seeking help with depression, anxiety, life transitions, relationship issues, parenting, and serious mental illness. Jaclyn completed her Bachelor of Science (BS) in Psychology at Troy University and her Master of Science (MS) in Clinical Psychology at Walden University. She is currently working towards her Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Counseling Education and Supervision at Walden University.
(804) 373-7605 View (804) 373-7605
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Yesenia Adent
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, LPC-S
Verified
Bellevue, VA 23227
Yesenia Adent, a Licensed Professional Counselor received her graduate degree in Professional Counseling from Liberty University. Yesenia works with adolescents (13 to 18 year of age), adults, geriatrics, families, and couples. She is fluent in Spanish. Yesenia will work with you or your loved one to promote safety and healing. She prides herself on taking the time to understand your unique story and to work to equip you with understanding and skills that will make the work of change more manageable. She is also a board approved counselor supervisor.
Yesenia Adent, a Licensed Professional Counselor received her graduate degree in Professional Counseling from Liberty University. Yesenia works with adolescents (13 to 18 year of age), adults, geriatrics, families, and couples. She is fluent in Spanish. Yesenia will work with you or your loved one to promote safety and healing. She prides herself on taking the time to understand your unique story and to work to equip you with understanding and skills that will make the work of change more manageable. She is also a board approved counselor supervisor.
(804) 626-9531 View (804) 626-9531
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Rita Moore
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC
Verified
Bellevue, VA 23227
Rita is an experienced therapist with over 25 years of helping individuals overcome barriers and helping them to re-frame situations for optimal living. She has the expertise to guide individuals to a more productive place of functioning. With compassion and varied treatment modalities, Rita meets individuals where they are on their journey and assist them in a non-judgmental manner with a person-centered approach. Rita has cared for vulnerable populations utilizing various strategies. Her strength lies in being able to assess and partner with individuals for treatment planning.
Rita is an experienced therapist with over 25 years of helping individuals overcome barriers and helping them to re-frame situations for optimal living. She has the expertise to guide individuals to a more productive place of functioning. With compassion and varied treatment modalities, Rita meets individuals where they are on their journey and assist them in a non-judgmental manner with a person-centered approach. Rita has cared for vulnerable populations utilizing various strategies. Her strength lies in being able to assess and partner with individuals for treatment planning.
(804) 534-2736 View (804) 534-2736
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Infinite Abilities Counseling, LLC
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified
Bellevue, VA 23227  (Online Only)
Hi there, I'm Aryn. Are you someone that finds yourself in a place of life transition? Feeling anxious or depressed about how your life is changing? Are you facing a divorce, new to being a single parent, graduating school, transitioning to adulthood or making some other big life change? I'm here to help clients facing tough life transitions overcome the barriers they are facing and take the leap into their new and improved lives. Together, we can identify what parts of yourself are struggling and what stressors you are facing in order to become your best self.
Hi there, I'm Aryn. Are you someone that finds yourself in a place of life transition? Feeling anxious or depressed about how your life is changing? Are you facing a divorce, new to being a single parent, graduating school, transitioning to adulthood or making some other big life change? I'm here to help clients facing tough life transitions overcome the barriers they are facing and take the leap into their new and improved lives. Together, we can identify what parts of yourself are struggling and what stressors you are facing in order to become your best self.
(804) 552-6889 View (804) 552-6889
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Serenity Counseling ~ Tina Miller
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFTA, MHP, , CMHS
Verified
Bellevue, VA 23227
Serenity Counseling is a mental health practice that consistently believes in a modern approach to healing the mind. I go so much beyond just talking things out. I study the person/family history and use an experiential approach to treat mental health. I am passionate about helping clients accept the strengths that exist already within them. My mission is to equip you with brain-powered life skills so that you may conquer obstacles, develop, and rebuild after setbacks. I am a seasoned therapist who can help you overcome a wide range of problems. I have worked with many families who have neurodivergenton members, autism, and ADHD.
Serenity Counseling is a mental health practice that consistently believes in a modern approach to healing the mind. I go so much beyond just talking things out. I study the person/family history and use an experiential approach to treat mental health. I am passionate about helping clients accept the strengths that exist already within them. My mission is to equip you with brain-powered life skills so that you may conquer obstacles, develop, and rebuild after setbacks. I am a seasoned therapist who can help you overcome a wide range of problems. I have worked with many families who have neurodivergenton members, autism, and ADHD.
(360) 227-7683 View (360) 227-7683
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Caryn J. Woodard
Marriage & Family Therapist Intern, MAPC, BS
Verified
4 Endorsed
Bellevue, VA 23227  (Online Only)
As we are facing uncertainty you may feel overwhelmed. You may have a loved with special needs and trying to navigate through day to day life while home. I am here if you want to talk about it. Life can present many challenges. Are you looking for extra support, guidance and a listening ear? I am passionate about helping individuals who are struggling emotionally. While we can't change difficult situations of the past, we can work together to better understand and resolve those challenges in your life. It would be a pleasure to walk alongside you on your journey and help you to achieve your goals.
As we are facing uncertainty you may feel overwhelmed. You may have a loved with special needs and trying to navigate through day to day life while home. I am here if you want to talk about it. Life can present many challenges. Are you looking for extra support, guidance and a listening ear? I am passionate about helping individuals who are struggling emotionally. While we can't change difficult situations of the past, we can work together to better understand and resolve those challenges in your life. It would be a pleasure to walk alongside you on your journey and help you to achieve your goals.
(804) 723-1469 View (804) 723-1469
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Mary Woods
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LCSW
Verified
Bellevue, VA 23227
Welcome to my profile, I know that seeking therapy is a big decision and you have pondered on this for a while before coming to my profile. Allow me to take the fear out of the decision. Working with me will become a partnership in your journey to wellness and the best self you can be today, tomorrow and in the future. I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Virginia and South Carolina for the past decade seeing individuals with a mirage of disorders and transitional phases. I specialize in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Solution Focused Therapy, and use of Empowerment and Strength perspectives.
Welcome to my profile, I know that seeking therapy is a big decision and you have pondered on this for a while before coming to my profile. Allow me to take the fear out of the decision. Working with me will become a partnership in your journey to wellness and the best self you can be today, tomorrow and in the future. I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Virginia and South Carolina for the past decade seeing individuals with a mirage of disorders and transitional phases. I specialize in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Solution Focused Therapy, and use of Empowerment and Strength perspectives.
(804) 336-3787 View (804) 336-3787
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Alex Carroll
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified
Bellevue, VA 23227
Alex Carroll is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) who has 8 years of experience providing therapy. Alex has developed competency working with a diverse group of individuals, as he has worked in a multitude of settings in the mental health field. Alex specializes in working with adults looking for help with anxiety, depression, substance use, trauma, grief, and loss, as well as other areas. He completed his Bachelor of Science in Psychology from the College of Charleston and received his Master of Social Work from Virginia Commonwealth University.
Alex Carroll is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) who has 8 years of experience providing therapy. Alex has developed competency working with a diverse group of individuals, as he has worked in a multitude of settings in the mental health field. Alex specializes in working with adults looking for help with anxiety, depression, substance use, trauma, grief, and loss, as well as other areas. He completed his Bachelor of Science in Psychology from the College of Charleston and received his Master of Social Work from Virginia Commonwealth University.
(804) 395-7027 View (804) 395-7027
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DeVon Byrd
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC
Verified
Bellevue, VA 23227  (Online Only)
DeVon Byrd is a Licensed Professional Counselor in the states of Virginia and Mississippi with over 16 years experience in the mental health field working with adults and providing compassionate care for a variety of psychological issues. He is a strong proponent of developing therapeutic relationships to facilitate change. Depression, anxiety, trauma and psychosis are areas of experience. He received a Bachelor of Science in Psychology from William Carey University and a Master of Science in Counseling Psychology from William Carey University.
DeVon Byrd is a Licensed Professional Counselor in the states of Virginia and Mississippi with over 16 years experience in the mental health field working with adults and providing compassionate care for a variety of psychological issues. He is a strong proponent of developing therapeutic relationships to facilitate change. Depression, anxiety, trauma and psychosis are areas of experience. He received a Bachelor of Science in Psychology from William Carey University and a Master of Science in Counseling Psychology from William Carey University.
(804) 538-4067 View (804) 538-4067
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Alesha Lieser
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified
Bellevue, VA 23227
Alesha Lieser is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Virginia who has been practicing since 2016. She obtained her Bachelor's and Master's degrees in Social Work from Aurora University. Alesha has eight years of clinical training working with children, adolescents, and adults in community-based and hospital settings. Specifically, she has unique, specialized experience working with military veterans, children with chronic illnesses, and individuals experiencing complicated grief.
Alesha Lieser is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Virginia who has been practicing since 2016. She obtained her Bachelor's and Master's degrees in Social Work from Aurora University. Alesha has eight years of clinical training working with children, adolescents, and adults in community-based and hospital settings. Specifically, she has unique, specialized experience working with military veterans, children with chronic illnesses, and individuals experiencing complicated grief.
(804) 265-4380 View (804) 265-4380
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Sarah Earp
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified
1 Endorsed
Bellevue, VA 23227  (Online Only)
Welcome! Embarking on your therapeutic journey is a big step; this pivotal choice marks a significant stride towards healing, and I am genuinely eager to join you as we set forth together. Sarah is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) with experience in a hospital setting where she specialized in emergency department (ED) and trauma care. With a compassionate and inclusive approach, Sarah firmly believes in acknowledging systemic barriers within society while working to effect positive change within our sphere of influence.
Welcome! Embarking on your therapeutic journey is a big step; this pivotal choice marks a significant stride towards healing, and I am genuinely eager to join you as we set forth together. Sarah is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) with experience in a hospital setting where she specialized in emergency department (ED) and trauma care. With a compassionate and inclusive approach, Sarah firmly believes in acknowledging systemic barriers within society while working to effect positive change within our sphere of influence.
(804) 587-7384 View (804) 587-7384
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Ellie Shumaker
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MA, LCSW
Verified
Bellevue, VA 23227
You are a unique, deeply loved child of God. That's the truth. The problem is, that as soon as you were born, sin--first others' and then your own--began to cloud your identity. I see counseling as clearing away those sin clouds to uncover your true self. And, as you seek to repair yourself and your broken relationships, I would love to help you apply Christ's principles of prayer, repentance, forgiveness, holy purpose, & sacrificial love to your way of living so that you might bring greater peace and happiness to yourself and those around you. For more info, check out my book "99 Soul Stretches..." to be found on Amazon Kindle.
You are a unique, deeply loved child of God. That's the truth. The problem is, that as soon as you were born, sin--first others' and then your own--began to cloud your identity. I see counseling as clearing away those sin clouds to uncover your true self. And, as you seek to repair yourself and your broken relationships, I would love to help you apply Christ's principles of prayer, repentance, forgiveness, holy purpose, & sacrificial love to your way of living so that you might bring greater peace and happiness to yourself and those around you. For more info, check out my book "99 Soul Stretches..." to be found on Amazon Kindle.
(804) 409-9962 View (804) 409-9962

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Number of Therapists in Bellevue, VA

20+

Average cost per session

$140

Therapists in Bellevue, VA who prioritize treating:

96% Depression
92% Anxiety
76% Trauma and PTSD
64% Relationship Issues
60% Grief
56% Stress
52% Life Transitions

Average years in practice

22 Years

Top 3 insurances accepted

95% Aetna
86% Cigna and Evernorth
71% Humana

How Therapists in Bellevue, VA see their clients

84% In Person and Online
16% Online Only

Gender breakdown

79% Female
21% Male

FAQs - About Therapy and Counseling

How can I find a therapist in Bellevue?

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.