Therapists in Pierce County, WI

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Photo of MA Perrin Recovery Services, LLC, Drug & Alcohol Counselor in Pierce County, WI
MA Perrin Recovery Services, LLC
Drug & Alcohol Counselor, MA, ICS, CSAC, LADC, SAP
Verified
River Falls, WI 54022
I am the owner of MA Perrin Recovery Services, LLC and author of "Standing Back Up Against Addiction". No one chooses to be an addict or intentionally self-sabotages by continuing to relapse. Addiction is a horrific disease that takes you away from who you are and is painful. Do not give up on yourself, believe in yourself, continue to reach out and get the help you deserve. With a Masters in Addiction Counseling and 44 years sober I will work alongside you to help you get your life back.
I am the owner of MA Perrin Recovery Services, LLC and author of "Standing Back Up Against Addiction". No one chooses to be an addict or intentionally self-sabotages by continuing to relapse. Addiction is a horrific disease that takes you away from who you are and is painful. Do not give up on yourself, believe in yourself, continue to reach out and get the help you deserve. With a Masters in Addiction Counseling and 44 years sober I will work alongside you to help you get your life back.
(534) 429-5997 View (534) 429-5997
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Kathryn Hector
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC, RPT™
Verified
3 Endorsed
River Falls, WI 54022
Hi I'm Kathryn. I grew up and live in Wisconsin and am dedicated to bringing play therapy to my home state. I am a Registered Play Therapist and believe that therapy should be a safe place to process challenges with creativity and joy. I meet clients where they are and work with them to create positive change through encouragement and harnessing internal creativity. I am honored to be part of your journey towards wellness and support you in finding your way towards a satisfying and fulfilling life. My specialties include working with trauma, Autism, ADHD, members of the LGBTQAI+ community, and parenting.
Hi I'm Kathryn. I grew up and live in Wisconsin and am dedicated to bringing play therapy to my home state. I am a Registered Play Therapist and believe that therapy should be a safe place to process challenges with creativity and joy. I meet clients where they are and work with them to create positive change through encouragement and harnessing internal creativity. I am honored to be part of your journey towards wellness and support you in finding your way towards a satisfying and fulfilling life. My specialties include working with trauma, Autism, ADHD, members of the LGBTQAI+ community, and parenting.
(715) 500-6032 View (715) 500-6032
Photo of Cori M. Hildebrandt, Licensed Professional Counselor in Pierce County, WI
Cori M. Hildebrandt
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, LPC WI, LPCC MN
Verified
3 Endorsed
River Falls, WI 54022
Stuck? Exhausted? Life not playing fair? Worry and anxiety robbing you? Having panic attacks on the regular? Getting triggered left and right? Someone running or ruining your life? Dissatisfied with yourself, relationships, or career? Unsure of your next steps? I know the pain and frustration when life is not going well. That sense of overwhelm. And I understand the magic that can happen in psychotherapy when you commit to working on yourself, your personal growth, and your healing. We may not all get charmed lives, but we all deserve to feel better. You can feel better. You do not need to navigate life alone.
Stuck? Exhausted? Life not playing fair? Worry and anxiety robbing you? Having panic attacks on the regular? Getting triggered left and right? Someone running or ruining your life? Dissatisfied with yourself, relationships, or career? Unsure of your next steps? I know the pain and frustration when life is not going well. That sense of overwhelm. And I understand the magic that can happen in psychotherapy when you commit to working on yourself, your personal growth, and your healing. We may not all get charmed lives, but we all deserve to feel better. You can feel better. You do not need to navigate life alone.
(651) 504-8466 View (651) 504-8466
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Laura Hodges
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT
Verified
3 Endorsed
River Falls, WI 54022
Laura is acutely aware that reaching out for therapy services in the midst of difficulty is an act of courage. She is encouraged that you have sought help and hopes that you find the information listed here informative as you make the best decision for this time in your life’s journey. This journey could mean individual work or it might mean that you include your partner/spouse or chosen family member(s) to join you in healing. Laura looks forward to walking alongside you during this time with encouragement as you move towards reaching your goals.
Laura is acutely aware that reaching out for therapy services in the midst of difficulty is an act of courage. She is encouraged that you have sought help and hopes that you find the information listed here informative as you make the best decision for this time in your life’s journey. This journey could mean individual work or it might mean that you include your partner/spouse or chosen family member(s) to join you in healing. Laura looks forward to walking alongside you during this time with encouragement as you move towards reaching your goals.
(715) 200-8342 View (715) 200-8342
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Kari Anne Paidin
Counselor, LMFT-IT, LAMFT
Verified
River Falls, WI 54022
Waitlist for new clients
What if the distress you are experiencing is actually a sign you are ready to grow, not a sign that there is something wrong with you? What if your symptoms are data letting you know that your True Self is ready to reorganize and unlock your emotional capacity? I believe we adapt to what happens to us in smart ways so we can be protected and live each day. Eventually though, some of those adaptations end up causing us problems in relationships, our bodies, and our minds. I embrace the idea that our True Selves are imperfect, curious, desiring of connection, and have a need to be seen and heard.
What if the distress you are experiencing is actually a sign you are ready to grow, not a sign that there is something wrong with you? What if your symptoms are data letting you know that your True Self is ready to reorganize and unlock your emotional capacity? I believe we adapt to what happens to us in smart ways so we can be protected and live each day. Eventually though, some of those adaptations end up causing us problems in relationships, our bodies, and our minds. I embrace the idea that our True Selves are imperfect, curious, desiring of connection, and have a need to be seen and heard.
(534) 344-3370 View (534) 344-3370
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Hannah Schmidt
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT
Verified
River Falls, WI 54022
Are you struggling with anxiety, low self-esteem, ADHD, or difficult relationships? Do you want to be more assertive, develop coping skills, improve your self-esteem, and foster healthy relationships? I am honored to help adults and children work through challenging life circumstances and mental health concerns, and you can expect me to listen carefully to your concerns and ask thoughtful questions. I balance empathy and compassion with feedback and skill-building so that you feel supported while working toward your goals. My Christian faith is at the heart of my work, and I can incorporate this perspective upon request.
Are you struggling with anxiety, low self-esteem, ADHD, or difficult relationships? Do you want to be more assertive, develop coping skills, improve your self-esteem, and foster healthy relationships? I am honored to help adults and children work through challenging life circumstances and mental health concerns, and you can expect me to listen carefully to your concerns and ask thoughtful questions. I balance empathy and compassion with feedback and skill-building so that you feel supported while working toward your goals. My Christian faith is at the heart of my work, and I can incorporate this perspective upon request.
(715) 227-6654 View (715) 227-6654
Photo of Erin McNiff, Marriage & Family Therapist in Pierce County, WI
Erin McNiff
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT
Verified
River Falls, WI 54022
I work with clients to create a custom plan that addresses a variety of issues from the stresses of everyday life to managing specific incidents. I believe in a client-led approach and that you have the knowledge for your success. I like to work collaboratively with each client and family to utilize their unique strengths to foster that success. My goal during therapy is for clients to recognize their barriers through a different perspective so they feel they have the ability to make meaningful changes.
I work with clients to create a custom plan that addresses a variety of issues from the stresses of everyday life to managing specific incidents. I believe in a client-led approach and that you have the knowledge for your success. I like to work collaboratively with each client and family to utilize their unique strengths to foster that success. My goal during therapy is for clients to recognize their barriers through a different perspective so they feel they have the ability to make meaningful changes.
(844) 821-4558 View (844) 821-4558
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Stephanie J Larson
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LICSW, LCSW
Verified
2 Endorsed
River Falls, WI 54022  (Online Only)
Immediate telehealth openings for adults age 18-64. Exhausted? Dealing with unresolved trauma or grief? Caregiving? Difficult relationships? Giving more to others than you give to yourself? Curious about making lasting, positive changes? Let’s be frank; life can feel chaotic or difficult. I believe we are not meant to weather life’s storms alone and that our life experiences shape and interconnect us all. With the right support, a little humility, some vulnerability, and motivation for self-exploration, you can live a balanced and satisfying life! I am eager to assist you in your personal growth and transformation.
Immediate telehealth openings for adults age 18-64. Exhausted? Dealing with unresolved trauma or grief? Caregiving? Difficult relationships? Giving more to others than you give to yourself? Curious about making lasting, positive changes? Let’s be frank; life can feel chaotic or difficult. I believe we are not meant to weather life’s storms alone and that our life experiences shape and interconnect us all. With the right support, a little humility, some vulnerability, and motivation for self-exploration, you can live a balanced and satisfying life! I am eager to assist you in your personal growth and transformation.
(715) 322-3771 View (715) 322-3771
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Javin Hintz
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, PhD, LCSW, LICSW, CST, CCTP
Verified
1 Endorsed
River Falls, WI 54022
When beginning to explore individual therapy, relationship therapy, or sex therapy, there are so many things to consider or wonder about. At Twelve Oaks Center for Healing and Sexual Wellness, I provide a welcoming and healing space so that you can be seen, heard, and valued for who you are. Let's be real, sometimes you don't know where to start and change is hard. You've already taken the first step and it starts here! Whether you're looking to do work as an individual or in your relationship, to help you connect with yourself or others, it begins with you and that is where we will start.
When beginning to explore individual therapy, relationship therapy, or sex therapy, there are so many things to consider or wonder about. At Twelve Oaks Center for Healing and Sexual Wellness, I provide a welcoming and healing space so that you can be seen, heard, and valued for who you are. Let's be real, sometimes you don't know where to start and change is hard. You've already taken the first step and it starts here! Whether you're looking to do work as an individual or in your relationship, to help you connect with yourself or others, it begins with you and that is where we will start.
(715) 814-9725 View (715) 814-9725
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Brian Crim
Marriage & Family Therapist, MS, LMFT
Verified
2 Endorsed
River Falls, WI 54022
Not accepting new clients
Do you dream of having a more closely connected family? Do you desire to help your teen navigate the challenges of adolescence or to overcome the negative patterns in your marriage? Adulteen Counseling is where that journey can begin. I see therapy as a safe space for people to get thoughts and feelings out of their own heads where they can transform them into something healthier and more life-giving to themselves and their relationships.
Do you dream of having a more closely connected family? Do you desire to help your teen navigate the challenges of adolescence or to overcome the negative patterns in your marriage? Adulteen Counseling is where that journey can begin. I see therapy as a safe space for people to get thoughts and feelings out of their own heads where they can transform them into something healthier and more life-giving to themselves and their relationships.
(715) 802-2427 View (715) 802-2427
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Sarah J Shonts
Marriage & Family Therapist, MS, LMFT
Verified
River Falls, WI 54022
Are you anxious, depressed, or simply worn out? Do you feel alone? Do you live with regret or fear of what lies ahead? Are you surviving rather than thriving in your relationships? I would love to help. I am a licensed Marriage & Family Therapist and am delighted to find myself in a career that is a calling, not a job. I experience great joy in walking alongside you as you reclaim or find your own strengths for the first time to lean into life’s challenges, resulting in enriched living and enhanced relationships.
Are you anxious, depressed, or simply worn out? Do you feel alone? Do you live with regret or fear of what lies ahead? Are you surviving rather than thriving in your relationships? I would love to help. I am a licensed Marriage & Family Therapist and am delighted to find myself in a career that is a calling, not a job. I experience great joy in walking alongside you as you reclaim or find your own strengths for the first time to lean into life’s challenges, resulting in enriched living and enhanced relationships.
(534) 400-4172 View (534) 400-4172
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Kristin Turner
Counselor, MA, LPCC
Verified
1 Endorsed
River Falls, WI 54022
I strive to create a safe, nonjudgmental atmosphere for clients to explore their relationships, values, strengths, and changes they would like to make. I strongly believe that everyone is capable of persevering through life's challenges and making positive change, if given the proper tools and resources. I emphasize building upon underlying resilience I believe every person has, through education, skills, and evidence-based approaches. I am a direct communicator but have a casual approach, emphasize compassion, and appreciate humor in sessions.
I strive to create a safe, nonjudgmental atmosphere for clients to explore their relationships, values, strengths, and changes they would like to make. I strongly believe that everyone is capable of persevering through life's challenges and making positive change, if given the proper tools and resources. I emphasize building upon underlying resilience I believe every person has, through education, skills, and evidence-based approaches. I am a direct communicator but have a casual approach, emphasize compassion, and appreciate humor in sessions.
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Charles Kaltenberg
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT
Verified
River Falls, WI 54022  (Online Only)
My approach to therapy is meeting you where you are at and letting you know you are not alone. I create a safe space to explore and process the issues you are facing and work to establish a stronger sense of well being. By challenging perspectives that do not serve you, we can empower change.
My approach to therapy is meeting you where you are at and letting you know you are not alone. I create a safe space to explore and process the issues you are facing and work to establish a stronger sense of well being. By challenging perspectives that do not serve you, we can empower change.
(651) 349-4146 View (651) 349-4146
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Kristy Kahl
Marriage & Family Therapist, MS, LMFT
Verified
River Falls, WI 54022
Waitlist for new clients
I'm so glad you are considering counseling! Personal growth work is some of the most rewarding work you'll ever do. I typically work with women wanting to feel better about themselves and their relationships, to improve the day to day chaos, anxiety and stress, to let go of negative patterns and to heal past traumas. I also work with young adults to improve academic/work stress, anxiety, relationships and coping with transitions. We all benefit from learning to take care of ourselves in a deeper, more impactful way. I'd be happy to help you work towards the happier, more balanced life that you long for!
I'm so glad you are considering counseling! Personal growth work is some of the most rewarding work you'll ever do. I typically work with women wanting to feel better about themselves and their relationships, to improve the day to day chaos, anxiety and stress, to let go of negative patterns and to heal past traumas. I also work with young adults to improve academic/work stress, anxiety, relationships and coping with transitions. We all benefit from learning to take care of ourselves in a deeper, more impactful way. I'd be happy to help you work towards the happier, more balanced life that you long for!
(715) 309-5110 View (715) 309-5110
Photo of Kelley Emerson, Clinical Social Work/Therapist in Pierce County, WI
Kelley Emerson
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LCSW
Verified
River Falls, WI 54022
Are you frustrated with your teen? Are you concerned about their behaviors and their future? Parenting can be very stressful and overwhelming with teens. You want to do what's best for them, but sometimes you don't know what that is. I can help! I work with teens and adults who are struggling with intense emotions, troubling behaviors, and are who are feeling stuck. I can help you learn healthy coping skills to regulate your emotions, tolerate stress, and have happier relationships. I can help you feel back in control of yourself, your life, and your teenagers.
Are you frustrated with your teen? Are you concerned about their behaviors and their future? Parenting can be very stressful and overwhelming with teens. You want to do what's best for them, but sometimes you don't know what that is. I can help! I work with teens and adults who are struggling with intense emotions, troubling behaviors, and are who are feeling stuck. I can help you learn healthy coping skills to regulate your emotions, tolerate stress, and have happier relationships. I can help you feel back in control of yourself, your life, and your teenagers.
(651) 447-5787 View (651) 447-5787
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Allison Heeter-Condon, LLC
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT
Verified
River Falls, WI 54022  (Online Only)
The thought of therapy can feel overwhelming for any individual. As an experienced marriage and family therapist, I can make this process less stressful while helping you find lasting solutions to the issues in your life. I am trained to work with individuals, couples, and families. My interests include but are not limited to helping individuals break negative patterns, couples improve communication and intimacy, rebuilding after an affair, perfectionism, empty nesting, grief and loss, trauma, improving self esteem, and business coaching. My clinical areas of focus are Depression, Anxiety, ADHD, Autism Spectrum Disorders, and OCD.
The thought of therapy can feel overwhelming for any individual. As an experienced marriage and family therapist, I can make this process less stressful while helping you find lasting solutions to the issues in your life. I am trained to work with individuals, couples, and families. My interests include but are not limited to helping individuals break negative patterns, couples improve communication and intimacy, rebuilding after an affair, perfectionism, empty nesting, grief and loss, trauma, improving self esteem, and business coaching. My clinical areas of focus are Depression, Anxiety, ADHD, Autism Spectrum Disorders, and OCD.
(715) 941-4095 View (715) 941-4095
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Juanita M McCabe
Licensed Professional Counselor, MS, LPC, SAC
Verified
River Falls, WI 54022
I have been a child therapist for over 30 years. I use various techniques which are considered helpful to children with emotional/behavioral issues I also work with adults who are struggling with Mental Health and/or Substance Abuse problems. I believe that all individuals have the tools within to heal themselves and that healing is an ongoing journey in our lives. Those who have had the opportunity to go to counseling often live a full and enriched life because they have learned how to activate those inner resources. I would love to help you or your child on the path to discovering those resources.
I have been a child therapist for over 30 years. I use various techniques which are considered helpful to children with emotional/behavioral issues I also work with adults who are struggling with Mental Health and/or Substance Abuse problems. I believe that all individuals have the tools within to heal themselves and that healing is an ongoing journey in our lives. Those who have had the opportunity to go to counseling often live a full and enriched life because they have learned how to activate those inner resources. I would love to help you or your child on the path to discovering those resources.
(715) 802-2527 View (715) 802-2527
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Katie Robinson
Licensed Professional Counselor, MS, LPCC, LPC
Verified
River Falls, WI 54022
Waitlist for new clients
When we struggle in life so many of us spend time blaming and shaming ourselves for “not doing better”. In society we've been taught to disconnect from our authentic selves and our bodies. Overtime this can cause us to feel lost, overwhelmed, and detached. As a neurodivergent-affirming therapist my focus is to help you reclaim those lost parts, integrate them, and regain self-trust through your own intuitive abilities. It may not feel like it now, but you are the wisest teacher in your life and I'm honored to assist you in believing so.
When we struggle in life so many of us spend time blaming and shaming ourselves for “not doing better”. In society we've been taught to disconnect from our authentic selves and our bodies. Overtime this can cause us to feel lost, overwhelmed, and detached. As a neurodivergent-affirming therapist my focus is to help you reclaim those lost parts, integrate them, and regain self-trust through your own intuitive abilities. It may not feel like it now, but you are the wisest teacher in your life and I'm honored to assist you in believing so.
(715) 354-0438 View (715) 354-0438
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Mike Moller
Psychologist, PsyD, LP, ABPP
Verified
1 Endorsed
River Falls, WI 54022
Waitlist for new clients
I am an independent, licensed and board certified, psychologist. Working with people in a kind and respectful manner is extremely important to me. I have extensive experience with clients from children (3 y.o. and older) through adult (including elderly). I provide a welcoming and relaxed office environment. I believe that working collaboratively is a very important part of the therapy process. Focusing on what is most important to you is essential. I strongly believe in an individualized approach to therapy, each persons history and concerns being unique in nature along with the approach for addressing those concerns.
I am an independent, licensed and board certified, psychologist. Working with people in a kind and respectful manner is extremely important to me. I have extensive experience with clients from children (3 y.o. and older) through adult (including elderly). I provide a welcoming and relaxed office environment. I believe that working collaboratively is a very important part of the therapy process. Focusing on what is most important to you is essential. I strongly believe in an individualized approach to therapy, each persons history and concerns being unique in nature along with the approach for addressing those concerns.
(715) 386-0856 View (715) 386-0856
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Karis Johns Heartfelt Therapy
Marriage & Family Therapist, MS, LMFT
Verified
River Falls, WI 54022
We have all felt the rumblings and eruptions of change in our personal and collective world the last few years. It is in compassionate and dynamic response to these changes that I have evolved in my practice as well. It is my great privilege and honor to serve those who are yearning for a spiritual component to guide and illuminate their personal and relational therapeutic work. It is my clinical and personal perspective that when we embrace our own deeply personal divine gifts, the potential for living a life of meaning and purpose arises. As we embrace the change within ourselves, we become the change our world so needs now.
We have all felt the rumblings and eruptions of change in our personal and collective world the last few years. It is in compassionate and dynamic response to these changes that I have evolved in my practice as well. It is my great privilege and honor to serve those who are yearning for a spiritual component to guide and illuminate their personal and relational therapeutic work. It is my clinical and personal perspective that when we embrace our own deeply personal divine gifts, the potential for living a life of meaning and purpose arises. As we embrace the change within ourselves, we become the change our world so needs now.
(534) 400-1656 View (534) 400-1656

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Number of Therapists in Pierce County, WI

40+

Average cost per session

$135

Therapists in Pierce County, WI who prioritize treating:

90% Depression
90% Anxiety
83% Trauma and PTSD
73% Relationship Issues
73% Grief
61% Life Transitions
59% Self Esteem

Average years in practice

9 Years

Top 3 insurances accepted

82% HealthPartners of MN and WI
71% Cigna and Evernorth
64% Anthem | Elevance

How Therapists in Pierce County, WI see their clients

91% In Person and Online
9% Online Only

Gender breakdown

84% Female
14% Male
2% Non-Binary

FAQs - About Therapy and Counseling

How can I find a therapist in Pierce County?

Search for nearby therapists or counselors by inputting your city, town, or suburb; or zip code; or a provider’s name into the search bar. From there, you can filter providers by the issues they treat, cost, insurance, gender, and other factors to find providers who are well-suited to your needs. To navigate between locations within the same country, enter a new city or zip code into the search bar.

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Is everyone in the Psychology Today Therapy Directory a licensed therapist?

The Psychology Today directory lists providers who offer legitimate mental health services to the public, including psychologists, psychiatrists, social workers, and counselors.

Many have been licensed by the country or state where they practice; providers whose license or primary credential has been verified by Psychology Today are signified by a “Verified” symbol. Some clinicians or organizations provide services for which their state or country does not offer licenses, such as pastoral counseling. They may be selectively included without the “Verified” seal.

What’s the difference between a psychologist, a therapist, and a counselor?

Therapists, psychologists, and counselors are all licensed mental health professionals. In the US, psychologists have earned a doctoral degree. The terms “therapist” and “counselor” are used somewhat interchangeably, but generally therapists offer longer-term, mental health care, while counselors offer shorter-term care that may focus on one domain, such as marriage, career, or academic challenges.

Clients should consider factors such as insurance coverage and their primary reason(s) for seeking therapy to determine the type of professional best suited to their needs. Someone struggling with mental health challenges such as depression or anxiety, for example, may wish to seek out a clinical psychologist or therapist, while someone navigating career obstacles or marital upheaval may benefit from seeing a counselor who can offer short-term, targeted support.

What type of therapy is right for me?

The type of therapy best suited to a particular individual depends on several factors, including their primary reason for seeking therapy, their preferred timeline (some therapy types last for a set number of sessions, while others are open-ended), and their personality and preferences—some may prefer a more structured approach. For many individuals, multiple types of therapy could provide a good fit.

How much does therapy cost?

The cost of therapy depends on a number of variables, including location and the therapist’s experience and training. On average, a therapy session in the United States could cost between $100 and $200 or more. If you have insurance, the expense of mental health care is typically lower, but it varies based on your insurance plan details and whether you choose an in-network or out-of-network mental healthcare provider.

What are more affordable or low cost therapy solutions?

Many therapists offer sliding scale payments, usually on a limited number of slots, which consists in an agreement between the therapist and a client to pay a reduced rate. Therapists who provide such arrangements often consider the client's income or ability to pay, but the extent of the discount is ultimately at the therapist's discretion. Furthermore, while group therapy may have different goals and benefits compared to individual therapy, it can be a more affordable solution to address certain types of issues.

Is online therapy cheaper than in-person therapy?

Many therapists charge the same amount for online therapy as they do for in-person therapy—though clients may still find this cost-effective if it cuts down on their transportation costs. Health insurance plans often offer equivalent coverage for online and in-person therapy; indeed, in many places, they are legally required to do so. Text-based or on-demand therapy apps may be cheaper than traditional one-on-one psychotherapy; however, the practice may be less effective and is not likely to be covered by insurance.

Is online therapy a good option?

Therapy conducted online can be just as effective as in-person therapy, as long as there is a strong alliance between the client and the therapist. To find a therapist who provides telehealth services to clients in your area, click “Online Therapy” on the directory homepage and search by your city or town or your zip code.

Are therapy sessions confidential?

Confidentiality is a crucial part of the therapeutic relationship. Therapists in the United States are bound by the regulations set out by the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA), which aims to protect sensitive health information. With very few exceptions, a therapist will only discuss their client with others when the client has given their written permission. The instances in which a therapist would be required to disclose personal information are: if a client poses a danger to themselves or others, if the therapist suspects the abuse of a child or an elderly or otherwise dependent adult, or if they are legally forced to by court order. These exceptions to the confidentiality agreement are usually discussed with a client before their first session.