Find a therapist in Baltimore, MD

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Top 10 therapists in Baltimore, MD

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Shea Essentials LLC And Massage

Shea Essentials LLC And Massage

New on Thervo
6+ years in business
Serves Baltimore, MD
I love to help clients relax, gain better range of motion and increase flexiblity to help improve quality of daily living through a variety of massage modailties based on the clients muscular needs. I believe in attention to details and listening to clients so I can provide a tailor made massage specifically for the client muscular needs.
Tree Of Life Counseling

Tree Of Life Counseling

Offers online services
11+ years in business
Serves Baltimore, MD
Travis J. says, "Therapists treat you with respect, not like the clinic brush-off Take time to get the full picture Don't judge you by what insurance you have Work with you to find the strengths you never know you had" Read more
Elisha S Lee, LPC

Elisha S Lee, LPC

New on Thervo
Offers online services
5+ years in business
Serves Baltimore, MD
I chose to become a Christian Counselor because I have a strong desire to help people go from a place of pain to a place of healing. I am a Licensed Minister and Certified Temperament Counselor through the National Christian Counseling Association (NCCA). In addition, I am a Motivational Speaker, Author, have a Podcast, Elisha’s Space, and host a Radio Show, Let’s Chat, on Blog Talk Radio. My specialties include depression, anxiety, trauma, and domestic violence. These specialties are near to dear to me because so many people have experienced significant pauses in their individual lives as a result of one of these specialties. My desire is t...
Maryland Couples Counseling

Maryland Couples Counseling

New on Thervo
Offers online services
3 hires on Thervo
23+ years in business
Serves Baltimore, MD
Unhappy with your marriage or other significant relationship? Are you tired of the struggles and lack of connection? I can help! I specialize in marriage, family, and relationship counseling because I believe that positive, nurturing, and supportive relationships are essential to living a happy, emotionally-fulfilling life. My practice centers on helping relationships heal and thrive, with an eye towards restoring the harmonious balance and intimate closeness we desire and need. I have over 15 years experience working with couples and families, employing the most clinically proven methods for achieving success with clients of all backgrounds....

Your Therapy and Counseling questions, answered

Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thervo.

How much does therapy cost?

Therapy costs $100 to $250 per session if not covered by insurance, depending on the therapist's experience or specialty, therapy type, and your location. Prices are on the high end of the range in major metropolitan areas like Los Angeles and New York. The average cost of therapy with insurance is $20 to $60 per session for the copay.

Online therapy costs $50 to $110 per week and typically includes support through texting, phone, or online chat. Some plans include one or two live video sessions per week with a licensed therapist.

Can therapists prescribe medication?

Therapists are licensed psychologists or counselors but are not medical doctors, and in most states in the U.S. they are not allowed to prescribe medication. Only five states allow licensed psychologists to prescribe medication—Idaho, Illinois, Iowa, Louisiana, and New Mexico—and psychologists in these states must complete additional psychopharmacology training and certification.

In the rest of the U.S., only a medical doctor can prescribe medication. Psychiatrists attend medical school and can prescribe medication, but they typically do not provide talk therapy or counseling services.

Can a therapist diagnose ADHD, autism, depression, or other conditions?

A licensed therapist can give a mental health diagnosis in all states except Indiana and Maine. However, the therapist must refer clients to a psychiatrist or other medical doctor if the condition requires medication. Consult a therapist near you if you have concerns about ADHD, anxiety, depression, autism, or other mental health conditions.

Can I use my Health Savings Account (HSA) for therapy?

You can use your HSA or FSA for therapy if you have a billable diagnosis—such as depression or bipolar disorder—and the therapy is deemed medically necessary. You can't use your HSA or FSA for marriage or family counseling, grief counseling, or therapy for stress management.

Can I see my therapist while traveling?

You can see your therapist while traveling only if your therapist is licensed or legally permitted to practice in the state you're physically located in at the time of the session. Not all states allow interstate therapy practice. Check with your therapist before you leave to confirm they can provide telehealth services across state lines.

How often should I go to therapy?

Most therapists recommend starting with one session per week. After your first session, your therapist will work with you to decide on a schedule that will most benefit you. Some issues require only a few sessions, while others require more extensive treatment.

How can I choose the best therapist near me?

When seeking therapy or mental health care, follow these tips to help you find the right therapist for you:

First consider the type of therapy you'd prefer. Common therapy styles and modalities include:

  • Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT)
  • Dialectical behavior therapy (DBT)
  • Mindfulness-based cognitive therapy
  • Psychodynamic therapy
  • Humanistic therapy
  • Eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR) therapy

Choose therapists who specialize in treating your condition. Then:

  • Ask for recommendations from your medical provider.
  • Read reviews on Thervo and Google.
  • Confirm the therapist is licensed to practice in your area.
  • Meet with the therapist for an initial session to make sure their personality and treatment style is a good fit for you.

What questions should I ask therapists?

Ask these questions to help you find a therapist who is the best fit for you:

  • How long have you been practicing, and what are your certifications?
  • What therapy style or modalities do you practice?
  • What is your philosophy as a therapist?
  • What does a typical therapy session look like?
  • Are you more directive or guiding as a counselor?
  • Do you give homework or reading assignments?
  • How do you determine success in therapy?
  • What is your success rate in treating past clients with this issue?
  • Will you see me if I run into problems between sessions?

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