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$ 90
Dec 2007
Portland, ME
One hour of standard talk-therapy  more... close row
$ 15
Apr 2008
Portland, Oregon
Therapist still a student  more... close row

Description of service

Seeing a therapist or counselor through a training school or non-profit is a way to access therapy for much less than the usual cost, even without insurance.

I see a therapist once a week for an hour each time. She uses a wide range of therapeutic techniques and is a masters student at a near by university.

She cannot prescribe drugs but has oversight from a doctor who can in the event that medication was recommended.

Review of Service

I really enjoy my therapy sessions, I've found them to be very beneficial for working through some depression and anxiety issues. I don't believe that seeing a student compromises the quality of the services in anyway. I feel that my needs are the priority of the sessions and that her education benefits as well by seeing a wide range of people in her practicum.


Finding a therapist that is the right match is the most important part of entering therapy. A counselor who might be perfect for one person might be entirely wrong for another. Ask questions in advance when you call and be ready for the first session to be at least partly "get to know you" time. Talk to friends in your area who see counselors for recommendations.

$ 85
Jan 2007
Washington, D.C.
Psychological counseling services  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
$ 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