Find a Therapist near Durham, NC

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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 Durham, 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 Durham 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 Durham

Durham is the government seat of Durham County, North Carolina. It covers 107 square miles. The city was incorporated in 1869. Durham is home to Duke University. 

Durham has 268,000 inhabitants. The population increased by 17% from 2010 to 2017. Roughly 90% of people in the city are United States citizens. Over 12,000 military veterans live in Durham.

The racial composition of Durham is 39% white, 38% black, 14% Hispanic, and 5% Asian. Foreign-born people account for 15% of the population. Twenty percent of residents have a native language that is not English. Durham is home to 29,200 Spanish speakers, 3,200 Chinese speakers, and 1,500 French speakers.

People in Durham earn a mean annual wage of $30,600. The median household income is $52,100. Forty-eight percent of adults age 25 or older have a bachelor’s degree. Roughly 19% of Durham residents live in poverty.

Mental Health in Durham

There are more than 275 Crisis Intervention Team (CIT) certified police officers in the Durham Police Department. CIT officers receive 40 hours of specialized training in mental health issues, deescalation techniques, developmental disabilities, and suicide risk assessment and intervention. The CIT program was established in 2007. 

The goal of the CIT program is to direct residents with mental health concerns away from the criminal justice system and toward treatment. Jails are not equipped to provide proper care to residents with psychological and emotional issues. Access to mental health care is limited for some people in Durham. Sixteen percent of residents do not have medical insurance.


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