Therapists in Ravenna, Seattle, WA

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Rebecca G Stoller
Psychologist, PhD
Verified Verified
Ravenna, Seattle, WA 98105
Not accepting new clients
I like to work with people who are ready to get freedom from their suffering. The suffering can be coming from old traumas that are getting acted out in one's current life, or from situations that are occurring in the here and now. I want to help people who feel stuck and want to gain insight and tools to deal with the stress in their lives.
I like to work with people who are ready to get freedom from their suffering. The suffering can be coming from old traumas that are getting acted out in one's current life, or from situations that are occurring in the here and now. I want to help people who feel stuck and want to gain insight and tools to deal with the stress in their lives.
(206) 258-8997 View (206) 258-8997
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Dr. Keren Lehavot
Psychologist, PhD
Verified Verified
Ravenna, Seattle, WA 98115  (Online Only)
You are feeling stuck, experiencing stress, depression, or anxiety, or simply overwhelmed with life. You feel bad about yourself, and you’re constantly depleted of energy. Your relationships with people who are important to you - such as your partner, children, other family members, or friends - are suffering, and you’re not able to assert the boundaries you need, to put yourself first, or to feel happy or in control. Perhaps you’re overwhelmed with stress related to identities that are important to you, such as your sexual identity, gender or gender identity, race, ethnicity, or religion. You know there must be another way.
You are feeling stuck, experiencing stress, depression, or anxiety, or simply overwhelmed with life. You feel bad about yourself, and you’re constantly depleted of energy. Your relationships with people who are important to you - such as your partner, children, other family members, or friends - are suffering, and you’re not able to assert the boundaries you need, to put yourself first, or to feel happy or in control. Perhaps you’re overwhelmed with stress related to identities that are important to you, such as your sexual identity, gender or gender identity, race, ethnicity, or religion. You know there must be another way.
(206) 944-6122 View (206) 944-6122
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Karen MacQuivey
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LICSW
Verified Verified
Ravenna, Seattle, WA 98115
Waitlist for new clients
Are you longing for a deeply connected relationship, a sense of personal direction and enlivenment? Perhaps you struggle with parenting concerns or ways to balance a busy life? I can offer spirited, steady guidance as you build clarity, motivation and momentum. Learn to develop and trust your intuitive wisdom...Become an excellent communicator...Practice new skills that enhance your capacity to find joy and chase your dreams. I want to hear your story...a new day is closer than you think.
Are you longing for a deeply connected relationship, a sense of personal direction and enlivenment? Perhaps you struggle with parenting concerns or ways to balance a busy life? I can offer spirited, steady guidance as you build clarity, motivation and momentum. Learn to develop and trust your intuitive wisdom...Become an excellent communicator...Practice new skills that enhance your capacity to find joy and chase your dreams. I want to hear your story...a new day is closer than you think.
(206) 535-1867 View (206) 535-1867
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Judith C Cantor
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LICSW, LMFT
Verified Verified
Ravenna, Seattle, WA 98115
As we face the challenges of life, we can sometimes hit a "perfect" storm. Old issues along with our unique personalities can collide with the stresses and circumstances of our current lives. This collision can feel overwhelming. Psychotherapy can be a useful tool to find a way through these difficult waters. I am a psychotherapist with a practice that serves individual adults and couples who are at all stages of life. Issues common to my practice are anxiety, depression, self-esteem, stress management, grief and loss, work related stress, issues of life transitions, trauma, relationship issues and chronic pain issues.
As we face the challenges of life, we can sometimes hit a "perfect" storm. Old issues along with our unique personalities can collide with the stresses and circumstances of our current lives. This collision can feel overwhelming. Psychotherapy can be a useful tool to find a way through these difficult waters. I am a psychotherapist with a practice that serves individual adults and couples who are at all stages of life. Issues common to my practice are anxiety, depression, self-esteem, stress management, grief and loss, work related stress, issues of life transitions, trauma, relationship issues and chronic pain issues.
(206) 552-0972 View (206) 552-0972
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Alia Paget
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LICSW
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Ravenna, Seattle, WA 98105  (Online Only)
Are you feeling overwhelmed by life transitions, facing burnout, or struggling to find your way? My interest is in offering space for you to explore your challenges and discover your strengths. With over seven years of experience, I specialize in supporting individuals like you as you navigate the ups and downs of life. I have experience and expertise working with individuals living with chronic illness, specifically diabetes, and those struggling with their relationship to food and their body. Whether you are dealing with depression, anxiety, or other challenges, I'm dedicated to walking alongside you as you process, grow and heal.
Are you feeling overwhelmed by life transitions, facing burnout, or struggling to find your way? My interest is in offering space for you to explore your challenges and discover your strengths. With over seven years of experience, I specialize in supporting individuals like you as you navigate the ups and downs of life. I have experience and expertise working with individuals living with chronic illness, specifically diabetes, and those struggling with their relationship to food and their body. Whether you are dealing with depression, anxiety, or other challenges, I'm dedicated to walking alongside you as you process, grow and heal.
(206) 899-3763 View (206) 899-3763
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Sarah Grandinetti
Counselor, BSW, MS, LMHCA
Verified Verified
Ravenna, Seattle, WA 98115  (Online Only)
I would be honored to create space for you as we find a way to recovery and healing. I love to work with each unique human that sits in front of me, no matter where you come from or where you want to go. I am particularly passionate about working with LGBTQIA+, neurodivergent individuals, and religious trauma survivors.
I would be honored to create space for you as we find a way to recovery and healing. I love to work with each unique human that sits in front of me, no matter where you come from or where you want to go. I am particularly passionate about working with LGBTQIA+, neurodivergent individuals, and religious trauma survivors.
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Rachel McEvoy
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LICSW
Verified Verified
Ravenna, Seattle, WA 98105
I'm passionate about supporting late teens and young adults (ages 16-35) who are processing where they come from, what they inadvertently picked up along the way, and what they want to intentionally set down or take with them. Some people call this deconstruction and reconstruction. It may involve processing relationship patterns, building self-compassion, grieving a loss, learning to set different boundaries, or re-examining a faith you once took for granted. I also have experience working with teens and young adults diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes to cope with a new diagnosis or move through feelings of burnout.
I'm passionate about supporting late teens and young adults (ages 16-35) who are processing where they come from, what they inadvertently picked up along the way, and what they want to intentionally set down or take with them. Some people call this deconstruction and reconstruction. It may involve processing relationship patterns, building self-compassion, grieving a loss, learning to set different boundaries, or re-examining a faith you once took for granted. I also have experience working with teens and young adults diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes to cope with a new diagnosis or move through feelings of burnout.
(206) 558-0225 View (206) 558-0225
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Amal Abdulrahman
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LSWAIC
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Ravenna, Seattle, WA 98105
There are many reasons why someone starts to look for a therapist. In addition to alleviating the symptoms of uncomfortable emotions and pain, there is a great opportunity for healing and personal growth. I specialize in helping my clients to regain confidence in their ability to manage overwhelming emotions and to work through personal, family, and career challenges. My clinical area of expertise is treating anxiety, depression, and adjustment disorders.
There are many reasons why someone starts to look for a therapist. In addition to alleviating the symptoms of uncomfortable emotions and pain, there is a great opportunity for healing and personal growth. I specialize in helping my clients to regain confidence in their ability to manage overwhelming emotions and to work through personal, family, and career challenges. My clinical area of expertise is treating anxiety, depression, and adjustment disorders.
(206) 899-0465 View (206) 899-0465
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Robyn Trevitt
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT, CST
Verified Verified
3 Endorsed
Ravenna, Seattle, WA 98115
We all struggle with life circumstances and difficult relationships! My primary goal is to support and assist families, and relationships improve connection and explore attachment, to provide feedback to help resolve current problems and to promote change and disrupt unhelpful patterns of communication. I am most interested in how people communicate through change and have experience working with sexuality, intimacy, coming-out, gender identity, blended families, consensual non-monogamy, and kink.
We all struggle with life circumstances and difficult relationships! My primary goal is to support and assist families, and relationships improve connection and explore attachment, to provide feedback to help resolve current problems and to promote change and disrupt unhelpful patterns of communication. I am most interested in how people communicate through change and have experience working with sexuality, intimacy, coming-out, gender identity, blended families, consensual non-monogamy, and kink.
(206) 339-9781 View (206) 339-9781
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Jenée O’Brien
Marriage & Family Therapist Associate, LMFTA
Verified Verified
Ravenna, Seattle, WA 98105  (Online Only)
Waitlist for new clients
Imagine a safe place to come as you are. I will help you to see you are enough. We start by loving what is and grow from there. I am a lifelong student of psychology, and a fellow work-in-progress. In my experience, secure relationships, self-care, healthy habits, and routines are foundational components of good mental health. I treat couples, individuals, and families as unique individuals with a systemic orientation. This means that I seek to learn each client's perspective and consider both the internal and external influences and relationships that may be impacting them.
Imagine a safe place to come as you are. I will help you to see you are enough. We start by loving what is and grow from there. I am a lifelong student of psychology, and a fellow work-in-progress. In my experience, secure relationships, self-care, healthy habits, and routines are foundational components of good mental health. I treat couples, individuals, and families as unique individuals with a systemic orientation. This means that I seek to learn each client's perspective and consider both the internal and external influences and relationships that may be impacting them.
(206) 759-7893 View (206) 759-7893
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Nancy Schub
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LICSW
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Ravenna, Seattle, WA 98115
Many of us feel unprepared to deal with the stressors, transitions and difficulties that occur throughout our lives. I have many years of experience helping people traverse these issues and develop the tools to cope and to thrive in the face of these challenges. I will work with you to examine the underlying issues that have led you to therapy and support your efforts to make meaningful changes in your life. I offer a warm, safe and non-judgmental environment in which you can explore your thoughts and feelings, while helping you push toward a deeper understanding of the patterns driving your behaviors, choices and relationships.
Many of us feel unprepared to deal with the stressors, transitions and difficulties that occur throughout our lives. I have many years of experience helping people traverse these issues and develop the tools to cope and to thrive in the face of these challenges. I will work with you to examine the underlying issues that have led you to therapy and support your efforts to make meaningful changes in your life. I offer a warm, safe and non-judgmental environment in which you can explore your thoughts and feelings, while helping you push toward a deeper understanding of the patterns driving your behaviors, choices and relationships.
(206) 202-2015 View (206) 202-2015
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Matt Chamberlain
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT
Verified Verified
Ravenna, Seattle, WA 98115  (Online Only)
Hello! I am a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in Seattle, WA. Psychotherapy is a trusting collaboration between therapist and client. In a safe and supportive environment we work together to identify problem areas, determine strategies and options that make sense to you and work toward real, immediate and long-term solutions. My goal is to provide immediate relief from a stressful situation while understanding the problem in the larger context of your life. I want to help you discover a process of working through issues that leads to a real, long-term solution--to really correct the problem!
Hello! I am a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in Seattle, WA. Psychotherapy is a trusting collaboration between therapist and client. In a safe and supportive environment we work together to identify problem areas, determine strategies and options that make sense to you and work toward real, immediate and long-term solutions. My goal is to provide immediate relief from a stressful situation while understanding the problem in the larger context of your life. I want to help you discover a process of working through issues that leads to a real, long-term solution--to really correct the problem!
(253) 271-4133 View (253) 271-4133
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Meaghan Halverson
Counselor, MA, LMHC, ATR-P
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Ravenna, Seattle, WA 98115
Fact: Life can be devastating and hard. Also fact: Life can be breathtakingly beautiful. How can we hold both of these things to be true? Therapy can be a place to learn and practice how to cope with and make something meaningful out of life's biggest setbacks and challenges. If you are asking yourself "Why do I do this?" "Why do I feel this way?" "Why can't I stop thinking about this?" "Who am I?" "How do I figure out the next step in my life?" I welcome you to therapy where we can create the time and space to sit deeply with these questions.
Fact: Life can be devastating and hard. Also fact: Life can be breathtakingly beautiful. How can we hold both of these things to be true? Therapy can be a place to learn and practice how to cope with and make something meaningful out of life's biggest setbacks and challenges. If you are asking yourself "Why do I do this?" "Why do I feel this way?" "Why can't I stop thinking about this?" "Who am I?" "How do I figure out the next step in my life?" I welcome you to therapy where we can create the time and space to sit deeply with these questions.
(206) 759-7155 View (206) 759-7155
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Cicily Nece
Pre-Licensed Professional, BA
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Ravenna, Seattle, WA 98115  (Online Only)
Finding the right therapist can be challenging, especially when you're dealing with the shadows of trauma, anxiety, and depression. My goal is to offer a straightforward, supportive space where we have genuine conversations to uncover the needs that need to be met in your life.
Finding the right therapist can be challenging, especially when you're dealing with the shadows of trauma, anxiety, and depression. My goal is to offer a straightforward, supportive space where we have genuine conversations to uncover the needs that need to be met in your life.
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Claudia Mason Psychotherapist
Counselor, MA, LMHC
Verified Verified
Ravenna, Seattle, WA 98125  (Online Only)
I will respond to your courage, presence and willingness to trust our confidential sessions with respectful and goal-focused support. Wellness and mindfulness practice is integrated into each session. I work with adults facing, and attempting to balance, complex personal and professional obstacles to experiencing a satisfying everyday life. Marriage and couples counseling is a strong focus. Your unique and creative strengths orient us to discovering, and working through, challenging issues. My therapeutic style is compassionate and goal-focused, joining with you to understand your values, thoughts and actions.
I will respond to your courage, presence and willingness to trust our confidential sessions with respectful and goal-focused support. Wellness and mindfulness practice is integrated into each session. I work with adults facing, and attempting to balance, complex personal and professional obstacles to experiencing a satisfying everyday life. Marriage and couples counseling is a strong focus. Your unique and creative strengths orient us to discovering, and working through, challenging issues. My therapeutic style is compassionate and goal-focused, joining with you to understand your values, thoughts and actions.
(206) 966-6322 View (206) 966-6322
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Shannon Budelman
Counselor, MA, MEd, LMHC
Verified Verified
3 Endorsed
Ravenna, Seattle, WA 98115  (Online Only)
I help people learn transformative skills of self-compassion, develop a deep sense of self-worth, explore how intersecting social identities have shaped them, identify core values, and show up authentically in their lives. I listen empathically, offer feedback and new perspectives, and challenge you to reconsider old decisions. Together, we focus on your strengths and the adaptive ways you have coped with difficulty. We connect the dots of your story, identify the roots of your current concerns, practice new skills in the here-and-now, increase your understanding of your mind and body, and integrate painful past experiences.
I help people learn transformative skills of self-compassion, develop a deep sense of self-worth, explore how intersecting social identities have shaped them, identify core values, and show up authentically in their lives. I listen empathically, offer feedback and new perspectives, and challenge you to reconsider old decisions. Together, we focus on your strengths and the adaptive ways you have coped with difficulty. We connect the dots of your story, identify the roots of your current concerns, practice new skills in the here-and-now, increase your understanding of your mind and body, and integrate painful past experiences.
(206) 466-3386 View (206) 466-3386
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Jessica M. French
Counselor, MA, MCMHC, LMHC
Verified Verified
Ravenna, Seattle, WA 98115
Waitlist for new clients
Welcome! I'm passionate about helping you find relief from trauma. A trauma history may mean you have PTSD or C-PTSD but it can also show up as depression, anxiety, avoidance, dissociation, struggles with attachment and trust, emotional difficulties, chronic shame, and more. I believe in collaborating with you to provide trusted and knowledgeable care that will help to give you a sense of direction in your trauma recovery with your unique experiences and goals.
Welcome! I'm passionate about helping you find relief from trauma. A trauma history may mean you have PTSD or C-PTSD but it can also show up as depression, anxiety, avoidance, dissociation, struggles with attachment and trust, emotional difficulties, chronic shame, and more. I believe in collaborating with you to provide trusted and knowledgeable care that will help to give you a sense of direction in your trauma recovery with your unique experiences and goals.
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Amanda Cless
Counselor, LMHC
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Ravenna, Seattle, WA 98115  (Online Only)
Not accepting new clients
Hi there, I'm Amanda, and I am a values guided therapist here in Seattle. I find values to be an inexhaustible source of wholesome motivation. They can shift us from a "should" mindset to a truly willing mindset. It can be wildly uncomfortable to take an honest look at our current way of living. But if we avoid our discomfort, we may also avoid living our values.
Hi there, I'm Amanda, and I am a values guided therapist here in Seattle. I find values to be an inexhaustible source of wholesome motivation. They can shift us from a "should" mindset to a truly willing mindset. It can be wildly uncomfortable to take an honest look at our current way of living. But if we avoid our discomfort, we may also avoid living our values.
(206) 309-1495 View (206) 309-1495
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Margee Quinn
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LICSW
Verified Verified
Ravenna, Seattle, WA 98115
Waitlist for new clients
I'm queer and I specialize in supporting LGBTQ+ and nonmonogamous adults around trauma, family of origin issues, gender affirming care, and anxiety, including OCD. Before therapy, many of my clients think: Being in my head is stressful- there are things I'm afraid of talking about, or even thinking about. My past is still affecting me. Setting boundaries can be really hard. Sometimes I have nightmares or flashbacks of things I've been through. If that sounds like you, I can help. Therapy can be a safe, non-judgmental space to make sense of your experiences and create meaningful change in your life.
I'm queer and I specialize in supporting LGBTQ+ and nonmonogamous adults around trauma, family of origin issues, gender affirming care, and anxiety, including OCD. Before therapy, many of my clients think: Being in my head is stressful- there are things I'm afraid of talking about, or even thinking about. My past is still affecting me. Setting boundaries can be really hard. Sometimes I have nightmares or flashbacks of things I've been through. If that sounds like you, I can help. Therapy can be a safe, non-judgmental space to make sense of your experiences and create meaningful change in your life.
(206) 408-1676 View (206) 408-1676
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Kerry Billingham
Counselor, MS, LMHC
Verified Verified
2 Endorsed
Ravenna, Seattle, WA 98115  (Online Only)
I am a therapist in north Seattle. I specialize in adults and couples with depression, anxiety, trauma and relationship problems. I am certified in Dialectical Behavior Therapy. I help people who have unstable emotions, relationships, and are frequently in crisis. I teach mindfulness, distress tolerance, emotion regulation, and interpersonal effectiveness skills. I offer groups. DBT helps identify extreme ends of the spectrum and to find the middle path on the way towards a life worth living. DBT encourages individuals to find a mindfulness practice in their own lives and teaches skills for living successfully in the world.
I am a therapist in north Seattle. I specialize in adults and couples with depression, anxiety, trauma and relationship problems. I am certified in Dialectical Behavior Therapy. I help people who have unstable emotions, relationships, and are frequently in crisis. I teach mindfulness, distress tolerance, emotion regulation, and interpersonal effectiveness skills. I offer groups. DBT helps identify extreme ends of the spectrum and to find the middle path on the way towards a life worth living. DBT encourages individuals to find a mindfulness practice in their own lives and teaches skills for living successfully in the world.
(206) 569-5371 View (206) 569-5371

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Number of Therapists in Ravenna, Seattle, WA

200+

Average cost per session

$151

Therapists in Ravenna, Seattle, WA who prioritize treating:

92% Anxiety
81% Relationship Issues
81% Depression
76% Self Esteem
72% Stress
72% Life Transitions
68% Trauma and PTSD

Average years in practice

10 Years

Top 3 insurances accepted

79% Premera
52% LifeWise
48% Aetna

How Therapists in Ravenna, Seattle, WA see their clients

53% In Person and Online
47% Online Only

Gender breakdown

80% Female
18% Male
2% Non-Binary
FAQs - About Therapy and Counseling

How can I find a therapist in Ravenna, 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.