Find Therapists and Counselors in Columbus, OH

Find a Therapist in Columbus, OH

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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 Columbus, 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 Columbus 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 Columbus

Columbus is the seat of Franklin County and the capital city of Ohio. The city’s borders have expanded into Fairfield and Delaware counties. Columbus has a land area of 217 square miles. The city was named after Christopher Columbus and incorporated in 1834.

Columbus has a population of 860,000 people. The ethnic composition of the population is 58% white, 28% black, 6% Hispanic, and 5% Asian. From 2010 to 2016, the number of residents increased by 9%. More than 41,400 military veterans live in Columbus. 

Roughly 12% of people in the city are foreign-born. Fifteen percent of residents speak a foreign language at home. In Columbus, 32,500 people speak Spanish, 22,900 speak an African language, and 8,100 speak Chinese. 

Roughly 35% of residents over the age of 25 have earned a bachelor’s degree. The median household income in Columbus is $47,200. Twenty-one percent of residents live below the poverty line.  

Mental Health in Columbus

Franklin County and the state of Ohio are currently experiencing an opioid crisis. A reported 4,329 Ohio residents died by drug overdose in 2016—a 24% increase. Ohio had the second highest death rate in the nation. Franklin County recently joined a federal lawsuit against opioid manufacturers and distributors for allegedly contributing to the crisis.

Food insecurity in Columbus may also contribute to mental health issues. In a study conducted by researchers at Ohio State University, 32% of participating households qualified as “food insecure.” Residents who struggled to access food tended to have higher levels of anxiety and depression.

References:

  1. Central Ohio companies look for roles in response to opioid crisis. (2018, February 4). The Columbus Dispatch. Retrieved from http://www.dispatch.com/news/20180204/central-ohio-companies-look-for-roles-in-response-to-opioid-crisis
  2. Columbus. (2018, January 18). Encyclopedia Britannica. Retrieved from https://www.britannica.com/place/Columbus-Ohio
  3. Columbus, OH. (n.d.). Data USA. Retrieved from https://datausa.io/profile/geo/columbus-oh
  4. QuickFacts: Columbus city, Ohio. (n.d.). United States Census Bureau. Retrieved from https://www.census.gov/quickfacts/fact/table/columbuscityohio/PST045216
  5. Study says food insecurity in Columbus much worse than previously thought. (2018, February 5). WOSU. Retrieved from http://radio.wosu.org/post/study-says-food-insecurity-columbus-much-worse-previously-thought#stream/0