Find Therapists and Counselors in New Orleans, LA

Find a Therapist in New Orleans, LA

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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 New Orleans, 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 New Orleans 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 New Orleans

New Orleans is a city in Louisiana. It is located on the Mississippi River and has a land area of 169 square miles. New Orleans has been described as “the birthplace of jazz.” The city is well known for its annual Mardi Gras celebration.

New Orleans is home to 391,000 people. The ethnic composition of the population is 58% black, 31% white, 6% Hispanic, and 3% Asian. From 2010 to 2016, the number of residents increased by 14%. Roughly 18,000 military veterans live in New Orleans. 

Six percent of people in New Orleans are foreign-born. Almost 9% of residents speak a foreign language at home. Approximately 15,300 Spanish speakers, 6,300 Vietnamese speakers, and 4,000 French speakers live in the city.

New Orleans residents earn an average wage of $28,400 per fiscal year. The median household income is $37,500. Over 26% of people in New Orleans live below the poverty line.

Mental Health in New Orleans

From 2014 to 2015, the New Orleans Police Department received an average of 10 calls per day involving mental health concerns. Local emergency rooms treated an average of 18 people with mental health crises each day. The use of outpatient beds increased across the city during that time, suggesting more residents began seeking care outside of emergency departments. The United States Census estimates 16% of New Orleans residents under age 65 do not have medical insurance. 

References:

  1. New Orleans. (n.d.). Encyclopedia Britannica. Retrieved from https://www.britannica.com/place/New-Orleans-Louisiana
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  3. New Orleans mental health dashboard. (2015). New Orleans Health Department. Retrieved from https://www.nola.gov/health-department/data-and-publications/reports/behavioral-health-dashboard-may-2015
  4. QuickFacts: New Orleans city, Louisiana. (n.d.). United States Census Bureau. Retrieved from https://www.census.gov/quickfacts/fact/table/neworleanscitylouisiana/PST045216