Paying for Counseling and Therapy

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Counseling and Therapy: Finding Emotional Support on the Web

Life's events can occasionally lead to an array of complicated feelings and emotions. Sometimes we're able to sort out these feelings ourselves, or with the help of family or friends. Other times, it might be necessary to talk to a trained counselor or therapist who can help us get to the root of our difficulties. If you or someone you know needs this specialized assistance, the Web sites in this guide can point you in the right direction.

What is Counseling?

Sharing problems with someone you've never met isn't always easy. Or maybe you want help, but the ... read more »

Types of Therapy

A variety of counseling/therapy options exist today and the help you choose depends primarily on ... read more »

Problems Addressed in Therapy

Many times, counselors and therapists are trained to deal with a variety of mental, emotional, and ... read more »

Children and Therapy

Sometimes children have problems that go far deeper than what you might normally attribute to just ... read more »

Paying for Counseling and Therapy

Financial considerations may affect your decision to seek therapy. The Web can tell you what you need to know about paying for therapy or counseling and whether you can expect your insurance company to chip in.

Dulcinea's Insight

  • Make sure you have verified the legitimacy of any online (or in person) counseling you receive in order to protect yourself from being subject to scams or fraud.
  • If you find a therapist's site online, you'll likely find a fee schedule somewhere on the site.

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Mental Health Peer Support

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