Find a therapist in Durham, NC

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Find therapists in Durham, NC

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Find therapists in Durham, NC

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Top 10 therapists in Durham, NC

Clients agree: these Durham therapists are highly rated for knowledge, experience, communication, and more.
Aaron Post, LPC, LCAS

Aaron Post, LPC, LCAS

1 hire on Thervo
Serves Durham, NC
Thomas S. says, "Aaron is incredibly professional, knowledgeable, and kind. He is a good listener and does not judge. He provided insight and guidance where needed. " Read more
Productive Outcomes LLC -Private Pay Executive & Life Coaching Practicd

Productive Outcomes LLC -Private Pay Executive & Life Coaching Practicd

Offers online services
14+ years in business
Serves Durham, NC
Bill O. says, "Dr. Matthews is amazing! Professional and knowledgeable!" Read more
Flowers Solution Focused PLLC

Flowers Solution Focused PLLC

Offers online services
5 hires on Thervo
9+ years in business
Serves Durham, NC
Susan A. says, "The patience’s I received " Read more
Circle Consulting Group, LLC

Circle Consulting Group, LLC

New on Thervo
Offers online services
27+ years in business
Serves Durham, NC
I love to help my clients discover how to find the job they'll love, the life they can live more freely, and the relationship they can live in more deeply and happily. I've been a psychologist since 1986, and at 75 I still love my work and the people I work with. I have very successful tools that help people to figure things out! I've worked with executives and their teams since 1991 and love helping them to recognize what may be blinding themselves to changes that could really work, whether privately or in an organization. I developed the interpersonal flexibility circle that quickly helps people stop being so confused about how relationship...
Metamorphosis Collaborative

Metamorphosis Collaborative

New on Thervo
Offers online services
2 hires on Thervo
8+ years in business
Serves Durham, NC
We are a boutique mental health and coaching practice that has been in operation since 2016. We offer virtual and in person services (North Carolina) to clients from childhood through adults. My wife and I both trained at the Adler School in Chicago, IL with regard to clinical psychology and utilize a biopsychosocial framework when working with clients. Our practice stands out in that by only working with a select number of clients, we can offer personalized and supportive work throughout the week that works for your schedule. We both love working with individuals from varied backgrounds and situations to make positive steps towards becoming ...

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?

Reviews for Durham therapists

Recent success stories from people in the Durham area.
William M.
Dr. Matthews is Amazing! Professional and knowledgeable!
Productive Outcomes LLC -Private Pay Executive & Life Coaching practicd
Susan A.
The patience’s I received while working through my issues.
Flowers Solution Focused PLLC
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