Therapists in Menomonee Falls, WI

Photo of Martha Jackson Oppeneer, Marriage & Family Therapist in Menomonee Falls, WI
Martha Jackson Oppeneer
Marriage & Family Therapist, DMin, LMFT, LLC
Verified Verified
Menomonee Falls, WI 53051  (Online Only)
Not accepting new clients
Martha's warmth, approachability & humor quickly set people at ease. Therapy becomes a safe place for clients to fully express themselves & exlore creative options for making their lives better. If you are looking for more constructive ways to manage the conflict, anxiety, heartbreak or disappointment that life can bring, consider taking this important step toward happiness and health. Martha skillfully guides her clients toward decisions that can help them develop healthier relationships, make important life decisions & overcome fears that prevent them from living satisfying, meaningful lives. If desired, she helps clients make changes that are consistent with their beliefs & values.
Martha's warmth, approachability & humor quickly set people at ease. Therapy becomes a safe place for clients to fully express themselves & exlore creative options for making their lives better. If you are looking for more constructive ways to manage the conflict, anxiety, heartbreak or disappointment that life can bring, consider taking this important step toward happiness and health. Martha skillfully guides her clients toward decisions that can help them develop healthier relationships, make important life decisions & overcome fears that prevent them from living satisfying, meaningful lives. If desired, she helps clients make changes that are consistent with their beliefs & values.
(262) 358-8033 View (262) 358-8033
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Laurie Shawger
Counselor, MS, LPC-IT, NCC, GC-C
Verified Verified
Menomonee Falls, WI 53051
Feeling down and overwhelmed? Anxious, constant dread? Getting worked up about small things? Or... feeling nothing, blank, disconnected…
Feeling down and overwhelmed? Anxious, constant dread? Getting worked up about small things? Or... feeling nothing, blank, disconnected…
(262) 235-5630 x738 View (262) 235-5630 x738
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Hannah Seefeld
Licensed Professional Counselor, MS, LPC, NCC
Verified Verified
Menomonee Falls, WI 53051  (Online Only)
I am grateful that you are here reading this and considering working with me! One of my main goals is to develop a genuine, yet professional relationship with my clients. I strive to meet individuals wherever they might be in their journeys; from there, we can work together to create positive and lasting change. My hope is that I can provide a space where all of my clients feel safe and validated when they share their stories. Once a foundation of trust, acceptance, and understanding is established, I aim to equip my clients with tools and coping skills to face life’s stressors and challenge them toward growth.
I am grateful that you are here reading this and considering working with me! One of my main goals is to develop a genuine, yet professional relationship with my clients. I strive to meet individuals wherever they might be in their journeys; from there, we can work together to create positive and lasting change. My hope is that I can provide a space where all of my clients feel safe and validated when they share their stories. Once a foundation of trust, acceptance, and understanding is established, I aim to equip my clients with tools and coping skills to face life’s stressors and challenge them toward growth.
(262) 735-8318 View (262) 735-8318
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Anushka Fonseka
Counselor, LPC, MS, NCC
Verified Verified
Menomonee Falls, WI 53051
I am always marveled by the resilience individuals exhibit in the midst of chaos. However, we tend to forget our strengths as we face hardships. Working in Crisis management, I am marveled at the resilience I have witnessed in those who have experienced trauma. Therefore I want to journey with individuals and help them to identify their hidden strengths and empower individuals so they can function to their fullest potential in society and be their authentic selves.
I am always marveled by the resilience individuals exhibit in the midst of chaos. However, we tend to forget our strengths as we face hardships. Working in Crisis management, I am marveled at the resilience I have witnessed in those who have experienced trauma. Therefore I want to journey with individuals and help them to identify their hidden strengths and empower individuals so they can function to their fullest potential in society and be their authentic selves.
(262) 205-2259 View (262) 205-2259
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A Modern Transformation
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC, CSAC, NCC
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Menomonee Falls, WI 53051
I currently have 4 openings available in my schedule for clients focusing on positive outcomes. No matter the challenge of ADHD, Adjustment, Anxiety, Autism, Chronic pain, Depression, Personality Disorders, Schizophrenia, Substance abuse, or other psychotic disorders, I can help. Therapy is not a one size fits all and custom individual treatment plans are created. It doesn't matter your age whether it be children, adolescents, adults, seniors, individuals, couples, or families, if you are willing to help yourself, have an open mind, willing to learn, then I can guide you through your amazing and transformational process.
I currently have 4 openings available in my schedule for clients focusing on positive outcomes. No matter the challenge of ADHD, Adjustment, Anxiety, Autism, Chronic pain, Depression, Personality Disorders, Schizophrenia, Substance abuse, or other psychotic disorders, I can help. Therapy is not a one size fits all and custom individual treatment plans are created. It doesn't matter your age whether it be children, adolescents, adults, seniors, individuals, couples, or families, if you are willing to help yourself, have an open mind, willing to learn, then I can guide you through your amazing and transformational process.
(262) 205-6891 View (262) 205-6891
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Gina Brindowski
Licensed Professional Counselor, MS, LPC, SAC, NCC
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Menomonee Falls, WI 53051
I'm Gina! I'm a board certified Mental Health Therapist and Substance Abuse Counselor. I love helping clients through issues like Depression, Anxiety, Addictions, Relationships, Women's Issues, Spirituality, LGBTQ, Mood Disorders and more. Sometimes you just need someone to talk to! I know it can be hard to ask for help but my goal is to make you feel comfortable and safe from your first call!
I'm Gina! I'm a board certified Mental Health Therapist and Substance Abuse Counselor. I love helping clients through issues like Depression, Anxiety, Addictions, Relationships, Women's Issues, Spirituality, LGBTQ, Mood Disorders and more. Sometimes you just need someone to talk to! I know it can be hard to ask for help but my goal is to make you feel comfortable and safe from your first call!
(414) 509-0610 View (414) 509-0610
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Leah Richmond
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC, CEAP, CGP
Verified Verified
Menomonee Falls, WI 53051
My desire as a therapist is to guide, support,and empower you to reach your goals. I believe that you have the strength to overcome and persevere the challenges that you are faced with in life. Developing a therapeutic relationship is the primary goal for me in helping identify strategies that would be most helpful for you. I like to look at the counseling relationship as a winning team approach.
My desire as a therapist is to guide, support,and empower you to reach your goals. I believe that you have the strength to overcome and persevere the challenges that you are faced with in life. Developing a therapeutic relationship is the primary goal for me in helping identify strategies that would be most helpful for you. I like to look at the counseling relationship as a winning team approach.
(262) 672-6983 x713 View (262) 672-6983 x713
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Karolyn T Taylor
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC, LPSC
Verified Verified
Menomonee Falls, WI 53051  (Online Only)
Hi my name is Karolyn! It is hard being a teen and young adult. And, yes it is hard being a parent, too. I believe that working collaboratively with young people and their families is rewarding and necessary for positive lasting change. I have witnessed how therapy can be a powerful way to learn more about yourself, resolve conflict, and develop and practice new skills. With the client, we will explore needs, motivation for change, and set goals that are achievable and desirable. I will do this in a positive, safe, affirming way that is moving toward wellness. Let's start!
Hi my name is Karolyn! It is hard being a teen and young adult. And, yes it is hard being a parent, too. I believe that working collaboratively with young people and their families is rewarding and necessary for positive lasting change. I have witnessed how therapy can be a powerful way to learn more about yourself, resolve conflict, and develop and practice new skills. With the client, we will explore needs, motivation for change, and set goals that are achievable and desirable. I will do this in a positive, safe, affirming way that is moving toward wellness. Let's start!
(262) 500-3114 View (262) 500-3114
Photo of Michelle Anderson, Psychologist in Menomonee Falls, WI
Michelle Anderson
Psychologist, PhD
Verified Verified
Menomonee Falls, WI 53051
Dr. Anderson is a licensed psychologist who provides mental health services including psychotherapy to children, adolescents, adults and families since 1995. Dr. Anderson provides therapy that focuses on the resolution of issues relating to adjustment disorders, mood disorders, attention deficit disorder, learning disabilities, grief and loss, separation and divorce, health issues and any issue impacting the functioning of the family unit. Dr. Anderson received her doctoral degree from Marquette University with an additional emphasis in school psychology.
Dr. Anderson is a licensed psychologist who provides mental health services including psychotherapy to children, adolescents, adults and families since 1995. Dr. Anderson provides therapy that focuses on the resolution of issues relating to adjustment disorders, mood disorders, attention deficit disorder, learning disabilities, grief and loss, separation and divorce, health issues and any issue impacting the functioning of the family unit. Dr. Anderson received her doctoral degree from Marquette University with an additional emphasis in school psychology.
(262) 425-8513 View (262) 425-8513
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Dr. Jeff J. Rocker
Licensed Professional Counselor, PhD, NCC, LPC, LMHC, LCPC
Verified Verified
Menomonee Falls, WI 53051
With 12 years of experience working with clients going through individual, relationship, and family issues, Celebrity Therapist Dr. Jeff Rocker has provided therapeutic services to clients nationwide. He is Licensed in 22 states and has served clients from all age groups. Over the years, Dr. Jeff has organized lectures and various events in the community, including excursions and retreats for couples to improve their communication and better understand each other. He has experience working with athletes in the NFL, NBA, and MLB. In addition, Dr. Jeff has also worked with clients in the Movie, Music, and Entertainment Industries.
With 12 years of experience working with clients going through individual, relationship, and family issues, Celebrity Therapist Dr. Jeff Rocker has provided therapeutic services to clients nationwide. He is Licensed in 22 states and has served clients from all age groups. Over the years, Dr. Jeff has organized lectures and various events in the community, including excursions and retreats for couples to improve their communication and better understand each other. He has experience working with athletes in the NFL, NBA, and MLB. In addition, Dr. Jeff has also worked with clients in the Movie, Music, and Entertainment Industries.
(262) 384-6163 View (262) 384-6163
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Kristin Hanson-Corcoran
Pre-Licensed Professional, MS, LPC-IT
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Menomonee Falls, WI 53051
Hello, I’m Kristin! I have a Master’s degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, as well as a graduate certificate in Trauma-Informed Care. I am a dedicated therapist passionate about guiding clients towards emotional wellness. My foundation in therapy revolves around safety, empathy, respect, and celebrating individuality. With me, you'll find a nonjudgmental space where you can freely discuss your concerns.
Hello, I’m Kristin! I have a Master’s degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, as well as a graduate certificate in Trauma-Informed Care. I am a dedicated therapist passionate about guiding clients towards emotional wellness. My foundation in therapy revolves around safety, empathy, respect, and celebrating individuality. With me, you'll find a nonjudgmental space where you can freely discuss your concerns.
(262) 592-5954 View (262) 592-5954
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Danielle Osborne
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT
Verified Verified
Menomonee Falls, WI 53051
Hello- My name is Danielle Osborne and I am a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in Wisconsin. I understand that clients need to have a positive rapport with their therapist and a safe place to talk openly about their stressors before any progress can occur. It is important for patients to have have a therapist that recognizes their strengths and provides person centered care. Patients need a supportive and empathetic therapist who can help them learn and grow.
Hello- My name is Danielle Osborne and I am a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in Wisconsin. I understand that clients need to have a positive rapport with their therapist and a safe place to talk openly about their stressors before any progress can occur. It is important for patients to have have a therapist that recognizes their strengths and provides person centered care. Patients need a supportive and empathetic therapist who can help them learn and grow.
(262) 671-2570 View (262) 671-2570
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Catherine Hetzel
Licensed Professional Counselor, MS, LPC
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Menomonee Falls, WI 53051
Hi, my name is Catherine Hetzel. I believe that clients are able to grow and heal when they are in a safe environment involving a trusting relationship with their therapist. My expertise is social skill-building, conflict resolution, and coping skill enhancement. Above all, I believe that therapy is a collaborative process between client and therapist, one in which client input is essential and in which clients’ bring their own unique skills and strengths to the therapeutic process.
Hi, my name is Catherine Hetzel. I believe that clients are able to grow and heal when they are in a safe environment involving a trusting relationship with their therapist. My expertise is social skill-building, conflict resolution, and coping skill enhancement. Above all, I believe that therapy is a collaborative process between client and therapist, one in which client input is essential and in which clients’ bring their own unique skills and strengths to the therapeutic process.
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Joseph M Abraham
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, ACSW, LCSW, SAC
Verified Verified
Menomonee Falls, WI 53051
Hi, I'm Joe and I've been in private practice for over 25 years. I have provided therapy to people at several locations around Southeastern Wisconsin during that time and I have seen people with many different issues. I feel i know many different ways to help people help themselves. That is where my focus is, that of meeting the person where they are so that change can begin. When I listen to people I am not invested in labeling or judging. What I am interested in is understanding your pain and trying to come up with some ideas to help you work through your pain in order to move forward and grow.
Hi, I'm Joe and I've been in private practice for over 25 years. I have provided therapy to people at several locations around Southeastern Wisconsin during that time and I have seen people with many different issues. I feel i know many different ways to help people help themselves. That is where my focus is, that of meeting the person where they are so that change can begin. When I listen to people I am not invested in labeling or judging. What I am interested in is understanding your pain and trying to come up with some ideas to help you work through your pain in order to move forward and grow.
(262) 735-8195 View (262) 735-8195
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Rebecca R McNamee
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, APSW
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Menomonee Falls, WI 53051
Hello! My name is Rebecca McNamee. I believe that the two most important things I can do as a therapist are to create a safe place for vulnerability to thrive and to remind my clients of truths- you are a human being with complex needs, who is inherently worthy of being heard and seen, and who is fully capable of achieving the outcomes you envision for yourself. I utilize motivational interviewing strategies and a strengths-focused approach to help empower clients. I draw from principles of IFS to encourage exploration of how the roles we assign to ourselves work together to bring about the perceptions and behaviors we present.
Hello! My name is Rebecca McNamee. I believe that the two most important things I can do as a therapist are to create a safe place for vulnerability to thrive and to remind my clients of truths- you are a human being with complex needs, who is inherently worthy of being heard and seen, and who is fully capable of achieving the outcomes you envision for yourself. I utilize motivational interviewing strategies and a strengths-focused approach to help empower clients. I draw from principles of IFS to encourage exploration of how the roles we assign to ourselves work together to bring about the perceptions and behaviors we present.
(262) 698-3503 View (262) 698-3503
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Alyssa Bacon
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, APSW
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Menomonee Falls, WI 53051
Welcome! I am an individual therapist with experience working with kids, teens, and young adults. I strongly believe that connection is at the heart of the therapeutic process. Through fostering a genuine and trusting relationship, I aim to create a safe and non-judgmental space where individuals can explore their challenges, emotions, and desires. I am here to listen and understand, offering empathy and support. By building a strong therapeutic alliance, we can work together towards positive change and personal growth.
Welcome! I am an individual therapist with experience working with kids, teens, and young adults. I strongly believe that connection is at the heart of the therapeutic process. Through fostering a genuine and trusting relationship, I aim to create a safe and non-judgmental space where individuals can explore their challenges, emotions, and desires. I am here to listen and understand, offering empathy and support. By building a strong therapeutic alliance, we can work together towards positive change and personal growth.
(262) 379-8411 View (262) 379-8411
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Molly Maloney
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Menomonee Falls, WI 53051
Hi, I'm Molly! I'm a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) in the state of Wisconsin and have been teaching Yoga and Mindfulness for over 10 years. I love working with families, youth and women who are maneuvering postpartum depression, fertility challenges, birth trauma and more. Everyone deserves a safe space and access to tools that can support them on their unique journey.
Hi, I'm Molly! I'm a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) in the state of Wisconsin and have been teaching Yoga and Mindfulness for over 10 years. I love working with families, youth and women who are maneuvering postpartum depression, fertility challenges, birth trauma and more. Everyone deserves a safe space and access to tools that can support them on their unique journey.
(262) 800-4382 View (262) 800-4382
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Payton Metz
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Menomonee Falls, WI 53051
One of the most difficult things to do for ourselves is to ask for help. I am so proud of you for making the first step into your healing journey! Have you been feeling misunderstood, lost or burnt out by current events or life stressors? Let me assure you that you have found a safe place to overcome those obstacles and process those traumas.I graduated with my Master’s in Social Work with an emphasis in Marriage and Family Therapy at UW-Milwaukee. I am an Advance Practicing Social Worker in the state of Wisconsin. I have experience working in outpatient at Children’s Hospital, to an intensive in-home therapist in Milwaukee.
One of the most difficult things to do for ourselves is to ask for help. I am so proud of you for making the first step into your healing journey! Have you been feeling misunderstood, lost or burnt out by current events or life stressors? Let me assure you that you have found a safe place to overcome those obstacles and process those traumas.I graduated with my Master’s in Social Work with an emphasis in Marriage and Family Therapy at UW-Milwaukee. I am an Advance Practicing Social Worker in the state of Wisconsin. I have experience working in outpatient at Children’s Hospital, to an intensive in-home therapist in Milwaukee.
(262) 686-4183 View (262) 686-4183
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Teresa Ortell
Occupational Therapist, OTR, EMT-P, IWA
Verified Verified
Menomonee Falls, WI 53051
I love helping people become the most positive, energized, happy and productive person while helping defining their vision and meet their personal goals. My focus is both on the individual as well as the family unit. I have a professional certification in Life Coaching, Family Trauma and The Management of ADHD both in the child and adult. Working through past trauma as well as current stressors helps my client find peace and contentment in this ever changing world.
I love helping people become the most positive, energized, happy and productive person while helping defining their vision and meet their personal goals. My focus is both on the individual as well as the family unit. I have a professional certification in Life Coaching, Family Trauma and The Management of ADHD both in the child and adult. Working through past trauma as well as current stressors helps my client find peace and contentment in this ever changing world.
(262) 293-5242 View (262) 293-5242
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Cynthia Rogers Rassiga-West
Licensed Professional Counselor, DMin, LPC, LLC
Verified Verified
Menomonee Falls, WI 53051
I work well with individuals, adolescents, couples, and families who are experiencing difficult circumstances, relationships, or life issues. There are times when all it takes is someone to listen, and there are other times when life is messy and disjointed and direction is lost. I am able to partner with clients through the most traumatic of events and give unique perspective.
I work well with individuals, adolescents, couples, and families who are experiencing difficult circumstances, relationships, or life issues. There are times when all it takes is someone to listen, and there are other times when life is messy and disjointed and direction is lost. I am able to partner with clients through the most traumatic of events and give unique perspective.
(262) 485-4006 x712 View (262) 485-4006 x712

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Number of Therapists in Menomonee Falls, WI

100+

Average cost per session

$135

Therapists in Menomonee Falls, WI who prioritize treating:

98% Anxiety
95% Depression
62% Trauma and PTSD
58% Grief
58% Life Transitions
52% Relationship Issues
42% ADHD

Average years in practice

12 Years

Top 3 insurances accepted

88% Aetna
83% UnitedHealthcare UHC | UBH
80% Anthem | Elevance

How Therapists in Menomonee Falls, WI see their clients

93% In Person and Online
7% Online Only

Gender breakdown

86% Female
14% Male

FAQs - About Therapy and Counseling

How can I find a therapist in Menomonee Falls?

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.