Find Therapists and Counselors in Montgomery, AL

Find a Therapist in Montgomery, AL

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It’s normal to experience mental health issues and relationship problems. Talking to a licensed therapist can help. Therapy can teach you more about yourself and your mental health concerns in a healing way. Many therapies are evidence-based and have been proven effective.

Since 2007, GoodTherapy has helped people like you connect with ethical, compassionate counselors and therapists. The therapists listed above, who practice therapy in Montgomery, are trained to protect client confidentiality and privacy. In keeping with our high membership standards, these mental health professionals are also committed to eliminating the stigma that keeps many people from seeking help.

Beliefs about how much therapy costs may deter some people from finding a therapist. It’s a good idea to contact therapists you’re interested in and ask about insurance, sliding-scale fees, payment plans, and other options to stay within your budget.

Rest assured there are qualified therapists in Montgomery who can treat a variety of concerns, including family conflict, relationship issues, anxiety, or depression. With our directory, the right therapist is easy to find.

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About Montgomery

Montgomery is the government seat of Montgomery County. It was founded and incorporated in 1819. Montgomery became the capital of Alabama in 1846. The city covers a land area of 160 square miles. 

Over 199,500 people live in Montgomery. The city has 15,000 veterans. Around 97% of the people living in Montgomery are American citizens. 

The racial composition of Montgomery is 59% black, 33% white, 3% Hispanic, and 2% Asian. Roughly 5% of residents were born outside of the United States. Six percent speak a native language that is not English. There are 4,700 Spanish speakers and 1,500 Korean speakers in Montgomery.

Residents of Montgomery earn an average annual wage of $25,500. The median household income is $43,400. The homeownership rate is 56%. Roughly 23% of people in Montgomery live in poverty.

Mental Health in Montgomery

Substance abuse is a major issue in the city of Montgomery. Alcohol is the substance most commonly abused by residents. However, the city is now experiencing an increase in prescription opioid addiction. 

This change has been attributed to the high rate of opioid prescriptions being issued by doctors in the city. There are around 88 opioid prescriptions for every 100 people in the city. An estimated 9% of Montgomery residents abuse their prescription opioids.

Montgomery is one of the top 15 cities with the highest rates of opioid addiction in the country. In April 2018, the city filed a lawsuit against the makers of the commonly abused opioid, OxyContin. The state funds several treatment services in Montgomery, including detoxification, in-patient and out-patient rehabilitation, as well as specialized services for pregnant women.

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  5. QuickFacts: Montgomery city, Alabama. (n.d.). United States Census Bureau. Retrieved from https://www.census.gov/quickfacts/fact/table/montgomerycityalabama/PST045217