Find Therapists and Counselors in Portland, ME

Find a Therapist in Portland, ME

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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 Portland, 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 Portland 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 Portland

Portland is the government seat of Cumberland County, Maine. It has a land area of 21 square miles. The community was known by many names in its early years, including Machigonne, Elbow, and Falmouth. The city served as Maine’s capital from 1820 to 1831. 

Portland is the largest city in Maine. It has a population of 66,900 people, 3,200 of which are veterans. Of residents 25 years and older, 47% have a Bachelor's degree.

The racial composition of Portland is 82% white, 8% black, 4% Asian, and 3% Hispanic. Over 13% of Portland residents were born in a foreign country. Around 15% of Portland residents have a native language other than English. Over 2,200 residents speak an African language, 1,500 speak French, and 1,400 speak Spanish.

The average annual wage in Portland is $30,700. The median household income is $48,300. Over 19% of Portland residents live below the poverty line.

Mental Health in Portland

Access to mental health care is a concern for some people in Portland. Eleven percent of residents do not have health insurance. Access to care is even more limited for Portland residents who are homeless.

In 2018, the city chose a location to build a new homeless services center. The new center will provide comprehensive services in a modern facility. Services will include housing, mental health treatment, substance abuse treatment, case management, and employment assistance. Health and city officials believe the new center will help homeless residents transition to a better life.

References:

  1. City unveils recommendation for location of new homeless services center. (2018, June 21). Retrieved from https://www.portlandmaine.gov/CivicAlerts.aspx?AID=3540
  2. Portland. (n.d.). Encyclopedia Britannica. Retrieved from https://www.britannica.com/place/Portland-Maine
  3. Portland, ME. (n.d.). Data USA. Retrieved from https://datausa.io/profile/geo/portland-me
  4. QuickFacts: Portland city, Maine. (n.d.). United States Census Bureau. Retrieved from https://www.census.gov/quickfacts/fact/table/portlandcitymaine/PST045217