Therapists in Greenwood, Seattle, WA

Photo of Chantel Ames, Counselor in Greenwood, Seattle, WA
Chantel Ames
Counselor, MA, LMCHA
Verified
3 Endorsed
Greenwood, Seattle, WA 98103  (Online Only)
Secretly struggling with feeling I am “not enough,” “don’t belong,” or feeling "damaged". Do you find yourself struggling to share what’s most important to you with people that matter most? I have been there. We all desire healthy relationships and want to feel heard, understood, and accepted. With 5 plus years experience helping people with childhood trauma, emotional pain, and strained relationships with the self and others, I am confident we can create a path forward to get you to where you want to be.
Secretly struggling with feeling I am “not enough,” “don’t belong,” or feeling "damaged". Do you find yourself struggling to share what’s most important to you with people that matter most? I have been there. We all desire healthy relationships and want to feel heard, understood, and accepted. With 5 plus years experience helping people with childhood trauma, emotional pain, and strained relationships with the self and others, I am confident we can create a path forward to get you to where you want to be.
(206) 483-1907 View (206) 483-1907
Photo of Jason P Medina, Counselor in Greenwood, Seattle, WA
Jason P Medina
Counselor, MA, LMHC
Verified
4 Endorsed
Greenwood, Seattle, WA 98103
Our relationships reflect the best and worst parts of ourselves. You might be struggling to find a rewarding partnership, meaningful friendships, collaborative co-workers or efficacy as a parent. A strong therapeutic relationship can provide perspective and support as you navigate your personal and professional obstacles. In time, your life can be an integrated, balanced, sustainable system that grows stronger in the face of change and adversity. Every day provides opportunities to live the life you want.
Our relationships reflect the best and worst parts of ourselves. You might be struggling to find a rewarding partnership, meaningful friendships, collaborative co-workers or efficacy as a parent. A strong therapeutic relationship can provide perspective and support as you navigate your personal and professional obstacles. In time, your life can be an integrated, balanced, sustainable system that grows stronger in the face of change and adversity. Every day provides opportunities to live the life you want.
(206) 701-3822 View (206) 701-3822
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Serena Sherrill
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSSW, LICSW
Verified
Greenwood, Seattle, WA 98103
Waitlist for new clients
I am a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker and Clinical Supervisor. I have been providing mental health services to adults and adolescents for over ten years. My approach to therapy is driven by both personal and professional experience. I draw mostly from a trauma informed lens and solutions focused framework. Whether you are feeling stuck or thriving in your life, therapy can be an opportunity to become more aligned. Many of us have wounded parts, masked by deep discomfort with self and others. Therapy can be a place where we work through mind/body wounds together.
I am a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker and Clinical Supervisor. I have been providing mental health services to adults and adolescents for over ten years. My approach to therapy is driven by both personal and professional experience. I draw mostly from a trauma informed lens and solutions focused framework. Whether you are feeling stuck or thriving in your life, therapy can be an opportunity to become more aligned. Many of us have wounded parts, masked by deep discomfort with self and others. Therapy can be a place where we work through mind/body wounds together.
(425) 390-8077 View (425) 390-8077
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Gloria A Huh
Psychologist, PhD, MA, MSEd
Verified
1 Endorsed
Greenwood, Seattle, WA 98103
Not accepting new clients
Thanks for visiting! If you are feeling dissatisfied with relationships (or the lack thereof), yourself, or other aspects of your life, therapy provides a space to understand what is preventing you from living a more fulfilling life and achieving your goals. However, therapy can also be a confusing place because it involves unknowns and going to places we fear the most. It is in taking the step into the unknown that you realize more of who you are, what you need to live your best life and have satisfying connection with others, and I have the honor to be alongside this process.
Thanks for visiting! If you are feeling dissatisfied with relationships (or the lack thereof), yourself, or other aspects of your life, therapy provides a space to understand what is preventing you from living a more fulfilling life and achieving your goals. However, therapy can also be a confusing place because it involves unknowns and going to places we fear the most. It is in taking the step into the unknown that you realize more of who you are, what you need to live your best life and have satisfying connection with others, and I have the honor to be alongside this process.
(206) 339-6248 View (206) 339-6248
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Jillian Hopkins
MA, LMHC, LPC
Verified
Greenwood, Seattle, WA 98103  (Online Only)
I never take lightly just how brave it is for a new client to reach out and ask for support. Therefore, it’s up to me as your therapist to do my very best to create a safe environment where you feel seen and heard; where you feel the confidence and freedom to explore your tender & hurt places and your strengths and gifts, too!
I never take lightly just how brave it is for a new client to reach out and ask for support. Therefore, it’s up to me as your therapist to do my very best to create a safe environment where you feel seen and heard; where you feel the confidence and freedom to explore your tender & hurt places and your strengths and gifts, too!
(360) 996-1414 View (360) 996-1414
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Lea Marie Weber
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LICSW
Verified
1 Endorsed
Greenwood, Seattle, WA 98103  (Online Only)
YOU are worth it! I'm excited to see you make the move towards well being and I hope to be part of your journey. I believe everyone deserves to love themselves, believe in themselves and feel confident in their abilities. Whether it's a life transition, anxiety, depression, relationship issues, grief & loss, or something else, my goal is to walk alongside you on this journey, incorporating compassion and gentleness into our sessions together. I believe in the unique strengths of all individuals & families and prioritize tailoring treatment specific to the needs of all clients.
YOU are worth it! I'm excited to see you make the move towards well being and I hope to be part of your journey. I believe everyone deserves to love themselves, believe in themselves and feel confident in their abilities. Whether it's a life transition, anxiety, depression, relationship issues, grief & loss, or something else, my goal is to walk alongside you on this journey, incorporating compassion and gentleness into our sessions together. I believe in the unique strengths of all individuals & families and prioritize tailoring treatment specific to the needs of all clients.
(206) 222-6702 View (206) 222-6702
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Zoila Mayreni Lopez
Counselor, MS, LMHCA
Verified
Greenwood, Seattle, WA 98117
Hello, and thank you for visiting this page to learn a little about me. My full name is Zoila Mayreni López (she/her). I prefer to be referred to as Mayreni (my-reh-nee, emphasis on nee). I am a bilingual (Spanish/English) immigrant from the Dominican Republic who identifies as Queer (in all aspects of my being), BIPOC (Afro-Latine), R/A Polyamorous.
Hello, and thank you for visiting this page to learn a little about me. My full name is Zoila Mayreni López (she/her). I prefer to be referred to as Mayreni (my-reh-nee, emphasis on nee). I am a bilingual (Spanish/English) immigrant from the Dominican Republic who identifies as Queer (in all aspects of my being), BIPOC (Afro-Latine), R/A Polyamorous.
(206) 752-1984 x25 View (206) 752-1984 x25
Corinne M. Mar
Psychologist, PhD
Verified
Greenwood, Seattle, WA 98103
By being present with my clients' suffering, I help them to achieve both acceptance and change. I believe that everyone deserves happiness and that the path to happiness requires honesty, kindness, and compassion for both self and others. My style is interactive and collaborative with an emphasis on making changes via concrete, specific plans of action. I believe in creating a safe place where clients can feel seen, heard, and accepted for who they are. My understanding of the healing nature of the therapeutic relationship is grounded in attachment theory. I especially enjoy working with issues of identity and differentness.
By being present with my clients' suffering, I help them to achieve both acceptance and change. I believe that everyone deserves happiness and that the path to happiness requires honesty, kindness, and compassion for both self and others. My style is interactive and collaborative with an emphasis on making changes via concrete, specific plans of action. I believe in creating a safe place where clients can feel seen, heard, and accepted for who they are. My understanding of the healing nature of the therapeutic relationship is grounded in attachment theory. I especially enjoy working with issues of identity and differentness.
(206) 745-0374 View (206) 745-0374
Photo of Rachel Lee, Pre-Licensed Professional in Greenwood, Seattle, WA
Rachel Lee
Pre-Licensed Professional, LSWAIC
Verified
1 Endorsed
Greenwood, Seattle, WA 98117
My work is rooted in a collaborative, relational, and compassionate framework that considers the full experience of each client's identity. I feel strongly about creating inclusive and supportive spaces for people in transitional stages. I’m fascinated with how our relationship to ourselves and to others affects our wellbeing, and aim to provide a supportive and co-creative space that’s filled with presence, care, understanding, humor, and joy as we navigate these experiences together. Over the last decade I’ve worked with refugees, first-generation college students, and people experiencing trauma and PTSD, anxiety, and depression.
My work is rooted in a collaborative, relational, and compassionate framework that considers the full experience of each client's identity. I feel strongly about creating inclusive and supportive spaces for people in transitional stages. I’m fascinated with how our relationship to ourselves and to others affects our wellbeing, and aim to provide a supportive and co-creative space that’s filled with presence, care, understanding, humor, and joy as we navigate these experiences together. Over the last decade I’ve worked with refugees, first-generation college students, and people experiencing trauma and PTSD, anxiety, and depression.
(206) 207-9602 x23 View (206) 207-9602 x23
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Rosie O'Connor
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LICSW
Verified
1 Endorsed
Greenwood, Seattle, WA 98117
I love working to support folks building a container for reflection and exploration with the goal of a more regulated and grounded nervous system. This looks different depending on the individual, but mainly fall into three main categories: LGBTQIA teenagers moving through identity exploration, folks moving through significant traumatic events, and therapists/activists facing burnout. I also love working with white folks working with whiteness. I see therapy as a space to process, hold and move through the struggle of engaging with oppressive systems.
I love working to support folks building a container for reflection and exploration with the goal of a more regulated and grounded nervous system. This looks different depending on the individual, but mainly fall into three main categories: LGBTQIA teenagers moving through identity exploration, folks moving through significant traumatic events, and therapists/activists facing burnout. I also love working with white folks working with whiteness. I see therapy as a space to process, hold and move through the struggle of engaging with oppressive systems.
(206) 659-5945 x26 View (206) 659-5945 x26
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Claudelle R Glasgow, PsyD, PLLC
Psychologist, PsyD, SEP
Verified
4 Endorsed
Greenwood, Seattle, WA 98117  (Online Only)
I center my work with Black, Indigenous and People of Color (BIPOC) persons at their intersections, most often LGBTQA+, artists, activists, deep seekers, and other healers. Many have a strong spiritual connection to their current obstacles and are willing to integrate that into their treatment. Presenting concerns range from racial trauma to life transitions, grief to identity. There is an understanding that what is presenting is not a problem, where the goal is creating more space around struggles, creating more options, finding a different perspective, and Being more fully.
I center my work with Black, Indigenous and People of Color (BIPOC) persons at their intersections, most often LGBTQA+, artists, activists, deep seekers, and other healers. Many have a strong spiritual connection to their current obstacles and are willing to integrate that into their treatment. Presenting concerns range from racial trauma to life transitions, grief to identity. There is an understanding that what is presenting is not a problem, where the goal is creating more space around struggles, creating more options, finding a different perspective, and Being more fully.
(312) 854-2081 View (312) 854-2081
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Anna Rhodes
Counselor, MA, LMHC, LMFTA
Verified
Greenwood, Seattle, WA 98117
I am an interactive, solution-focused therapist dedicated to providing psychotherapy, EMDR, counseling, education, and support services to individuals, couples and professionals. I specialize in areas regarding the impact of stress, illness and loss, anxiety, depression, relationship issues, post-traumatic stress, life transitions, phobias, conflict resolution and all areas pertaining to creating and maintaining healthy relationships. Clients experience support, practical feedback, empathy, and insight to help them address life's challenges.
I am an interactive, solution-focused therapist dedicated to providing psychotherapy, EMDR, counseling, education, and support services to individuals, couples and professionals. I specialize in areas regarding the impact of stress, illness and loss, anxiety, depression, relationship issues, post-traumatic stress, life transitions, phobias, conflict resolution and all areas pertaining to creating and maintaining healthy relationships. Clients experience support, practical feedback, empathy, and insight to help them address life's challenges.
(206) 735-3589 View (206) 735-3589
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Melanie Sherzad
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LICSW
Verified
1 Endorsed
Greenwood, Seattle, WA 98117
I view therapy as the practice of connecting to your authentic self. Harmony and wellness are achievable through authenticity. Oppression and past traumas often cloud our sense of self and power. It's not uncommon to shrink ourselves to fit in. My focus is on exploring your past, your relationship to your intersectional identities, and the impact of the systems around you to help you establish a deeper connection with your true self. My goal is for you to experience comfort and peace as you live your truth. With the right support and space, I firmly believe that wellness is within reach for everyone.
I view therapy as the practice of connecting to your authentic self. Harmony and wellness are achievable through authenticity. Oppression and past traumas often cloud our sense of self and power. It's not uncommon to shrink ourselves to fit in. My focus is on exploring your past, your relationship to your intersectional identities, and the impact of the systems around you to help you establish a deeper connection with your true self. My goal is for you to experience comfort and peace as you live your truth. With the right support and space, I firmly believe that wellness is within reach for everyone.
(206) 659-5945 x27 View (206) 659-5945 x27
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Amy Hersh
Counselor, MA, LMHCA, NCC
Verified
4 Endorsed
Greenwood, Seattle, WA 98103
I specialize in supporting queer and neurodivergent adults, especially those who feel they don't quite "fit." Whether you're grappling with not feeling "queer enough" or adjusting to a late ADHD diagnosis, my approach is tailored to meet you where you are. My specialized training and lived experience allow me to understand the complexities of navigating these identities. I offer genuine, down-to-earth partnership where we'll tackle your goals while embracing our shared humanity. My goal is to foster a space where you can be fully yourself, embracing exploration, growth, and self-expression in a way that feels natural and empowering.
I specialize in supporting queer and neurodivergent adults, especially those who feel they don't quite "fit." Whether you're grappling with not feeling "queer enough" or adjusting to a late ADHD diagnosis, my approach is tailored to meet you where you are. My specialized training and lived experience allow me to understand the complexities of navigating these identities. I offer genuine, down-to-earth partnership where we'll tackle your goals while embracing our shared humanity. My goal is to foster a space where you can be fully yourself, embracing exploration, growth, and self-expression in a way that feels natural and empowering.
(206) 752-4727 View (206) 752-4727
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Cole Stevens
Counselor, MA, LMHC
Verified
1 Endorsed
Greenwood, Seattle, WA 98103  (Online Only)
Do you feel like you are carrying around an invisible weight that no one else around you can see? You've worked hard in life (maybe too hard), found a good job, relationships, or maybe some hobbies, yet you never really quite feel at home? Maybe there are feelings of sadness or anxiety that show up when you least expect them, and leave you feeling overwhelmed. Or, maybe, despite having people close by, you sometimes feel like there is an invisible barrier that prevents you from really feeling close. As a therapist I am passionate about helping people to make space for the things we don't always let other people see.
Do you feel like you are carrying around an invisible weight that no one else around you can see? You've worked hard in life (maybe too hard), found a good job, relationships, or maybe some hobbies, yet you never really quite feel at home? Maybe there are feelings of sadness or anxiety that show up when you least expect them, and leave you feeling overwhelmed. Or, maybe, despite having people close by, you sometimes feel like there is an invisible barrier that prevents you from really feeling close. As a therapist I am passionate about helping people to make space for the things we don't always let other people see.
(206) 502-1525 View (206) 502-1525
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Julie Brown
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LICSW
Verified
Greenwood, Seattle, WA 98133  (Online Only)
I believe that every human being has the unique capacity to grow, change and heal. I work with clients at all life stages who are experiencing significant life transitions, unexpected change, stress, depression, anxiety, trauma, grief and loss, and self-discovery. My ideal clients are willing to be vulnerable, take risks, be open to the process, and appreciate direct communication and humor.
I believe that every human being has the unique capacity to grow, change and heal. I work with clients at all life stages who are experiencing significant life transitions, unexpected change, stress, depression, anxiety, trauma, grief and loss, and self-discovery. My ideal clients are willing to be vulnerable, take risks, be open to the process, and appreciate direct communication and humor.
(206) 761-0522 View (206) 761-0522
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Véro Lecocq
Counselor, MA, LMHCA, P-RDT
Verified
Greenwood, Seattle, WA 98103
To start things off, I want to pause and recognize what you’re doing right now: taking steps to find out what help is available. That’s huge, and it deserves to be acknowledged! My hope is that I can be a source of support in the journey you’ve begun. I’d love to talk about what you’re looking for and how I can help. I’m interested to hear your story, what parts of it don’t feel good, and what you envision instead. If you’re willing to have me play a supporting role in your story, reach out by phone or email today. The stage is set, and a brand-new scene awaits your cue to begin.
To start things off, I want to pause and recognize what you’re doing right now: taking steps to find out what help is available. That’s huge, and it deserves to be acknowledged! My hope is that I can be a source of support in the journey you’ve begun. I’d love to talk about what you’re looking for and how I can help. I’m interested to hear your story, what parts of it don’t feel good, and what you envision instead. If you’re willing to have me play a supporting role in your story, reach out by phone or email today. The stage is set, and a brand-new scene awaits your cue to begin.
(206) 984-8916 View (206) 984-8916
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Benjamin Charles Marlow
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LICSW
Verified
Greenwood, Seattle, WA 98103  (Online Only)
Waitlist for new clients
Ever wonder why the world feels so crazy, so inhumane? Because our "civilized", artificial world is, in many ways, simply unhealthy for our physical and emotional well-being. As if modern civilization is not traumatic enough in itself, many people experience the hardship of personal trauma in their lives. When we have to deal with overwhelming emotions, frightening physical sensations and triggers, depression, anger, anxiety, and seemingly never-ending worry, the world can seem meaningless and full of pain. Despite this, there are many pathways towards healing, no matter how much trauma an individual has gone through.
Ever wonder why the world feels so crazy, so inhumane? Because our "civilized", artificial world is, in many ways, simply unhealthy for our physical and emotional well-being. As if modern civilization is not traumatic enough in itself, many people experience the hardship of personal trauma in their lives. When we have to deal with overwhelming emotions, frightening physical sensations and triggers, depression, anger, anxiety, and seemingly never-ending worry, the world can seem meaningless and full of pain. Despite this, there are many pathways towards healing, no matter how much trauma an individual has gone through.
(206) 736-3103 View (206) 736-3103
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Andrew Pereira
Psychologist, PhD, MS, LMHCA
Verified
Greenwood, Seattle, WA 98117
Are you ready to begin making significant changes in your life? A trained professional can help stand by and guide you; you're not alone. I typically treat depression, anxiety, trauma, stress, adjustment, and relationship issues, but I was educated to work with a broad spectrum of mental health issues. During my training, I received specialized clinical experiences for working with survivors of traumatic events, have felt marginalized by society or their family systems due to their identities, career issues, relationship problems (e.g., loneliness, insecurity, preoccupation, attachment, etc.), and issues with body image and eating.
Are you ready to begin making significant changes in your life? A trained professional can help stand by and guide you; you're not alone. I typically treat depression, anxiety, trauma, stress, adjustment, and relationship issues, but I was educated to work with a broad spectrum of mental health issues. During my training, I received specialized clinical experiences for working with survivors of traumatic events, have felt marginalized by society or their family systems due to their identities, career issues, relationship problems (e.g., loneliness, insecurity, preoccupation, attachment, etc.), and issues with body image and eating.
(206) 278-9677 x30 View (206) 278-9677 x30
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Lynne Chun
Counselor, MA, LMHC
Verified
Greenwood, Seattle, WA 98103  (Online Only)
Not accepting new clients
I specialize in working with those challenged by life transitions, by a shift (large or small) in "seasons" particularly: evolving relationships, moving into lifework and adult status, 12 Step recovery work, health changes in self and others in your life, loss of parents, and creating legacy at any stage of life. Important issues we can address include depression and worry, anger, sadness, stress, decision making, managing conflict, and making choices to increase wellness and balance.
I specialize in working with those challenged by life transitions, by a shift (large or small) in "seasons" particularly: evolving relationships, moving into lifework and adult status, 12 Step recovery work, health changes in self and others in your life, loss of parents, and creating legacy at any stage of life. Important issues we can address include depression and worry, anger, sadness, stress, decision making, managing conflict, and making choices to increase wellness and balance.
(206) 472-1929 View (206) 472-1929

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Number of Therapists in Greenwood, Seattle, WA

30+

Average cost per session

$165

Therapists in Greenwood, Seattle, WA who prioritize treating:

83% Depression
83% Anxiety
83% Trauma and PTSD
78% Self Esteem
75% Relationship Issues
72% Grief
72% Coping Skills

Average years in practice

12 Years

Top 3 insurances accepted

89% Premera
68% LifeWise
42% First Choice Health | FCH

How Therapists in Greenwood, Seattle, WA see their clients

50% In Person and Online
50% Online Only

Gender breakdown

77% Female
17% Male
6% Non-Binary

FAQs - About Therapy and Counseling

How can I find a therapist in Greenwood, Seattle?

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.