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the Price of Individual Counseling

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$ 90
Dec 2007
Portland, ME
One hour of standard talk-therapy  more... close row
$ 85
Jan 2007
Washington, D.C.
Psychological counseling services  more... close row
$ 15
Apr 2008
Portland, Oregon
Therapist still a student  more... close row
$ 65
Mar 2008
Bellingham, WA
Received one on one private therapy  more... close row
$ 60
May 2006
San Francisco, CA
Hourly therapy sessions  more... close row

Description of service

I am paying $60 per hour for therapy. When I started going to this particular therapist, she was an intern, so her rates were low. She is now fully licensed but still gives me the same price since I've been with her for a while and am making less money than I used to!

This therapist had a supervisor, but the supervisor was never present at my sessions. Instead, my therapist reported to her supervisor every week, and updated her as to what we discussed. Then she would bring back any suggestions that her supervisor had.

She no longer reports to a supervisor.

Review of Service

This therapist is very good. I always forgot that she was an intern because she had so much insight into everything. She has some very good suggestions for things that I am going through, and I've always felt like the hour I spent was productive.

In addition, I take public transportation to my appointments so that I can beat the traffic, and sometimes the train is late. The therapist is really understanding and gives me the extra time at the end when she can.

I also really appreciate that the therapist is still willing to give me a lower price because she is taking my income into consideration.


Obviously, therapy is very personal. If for any reason you don't feel comfortable with a particular therapist, you should choose a new therapist. You won't see much progress if you are not comfortable opening up to the therapist. Many therapists will give you one free session to see if it is a good fit.

$ 90
Mar 2008
Portland, Or.
Great therapist seen once every two months  more... close row
$ 125
May 2007
Portland, OR
Reliable and effective counselor  more... close row
$ 140
Feb 2008
Dallas, TX
Individual Therapy with an LPC/LMFT  more... close row
$ 250
Jun 2006
Houston, TX
Paying for a missed appointment  more... close row