Find Therapists and Counselors in Philadelphia, PA

Find a Therapist in Philadelphia, PA

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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 Philadelphia, 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.

If you are looking for a specific type of therapist, you can search for marriage or couples counseling in Philadelphia or find a child psychologist or family therapist in Philadelphia. You can also connect with Philadelphia therapists who specialize in treating anxiety or depression. In addition, some therapists provide group therapy, which is typically a therapist-led session with multiple people.

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 Philadelphia 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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The city known for its mouthwatering Philly Cheese Steak sandwiches is also recognized as one of the most historical cities in the country. Philadelphia was the capital of the United States during the construction of the Washington DC area; today more than 1.5 million residents live in the area1. Tourists might visit the city to view the Liberty Bell,Independence Hall, where the Declaration of Independence was signed, or any number of sporting events presented by the Philadelphia Flyers, Phillies, 76ers, and the Superbowl-Champion Eagles. In addition to the rich history that Philadelphia offers, it is also home to the Philadelphia Stock Exchange, several Fortune 500 companies, Drexel University, Temple University, and the University of Pennsylvania.

Mental Health Statistics for Philadelphia

As of 2015, 20.8% of Philadelphia adults have been diagnosed with a mental health issue. This is double the rate from 2000, in which only 10.5% of adults with a mental health diagnosis. Hispanic and white individuals have the highest rates of mental health issues compared to other ethnic groups.

Opioid addiction is also a growing problem in Philadelphia. In 2015, local emergency departments saw 6,500 visits for opioid overdoses. That same year, the mortality rate for opioid overdoses was 32.7 per 100,000 residents. This number was double the rate from 2003 (14.0 per 100,000). Heroin was by far the most common drug involved in fatalities for 2015. 

References:

  1. Farley, T. (2016). The epidemic of overdoses from opioids in Philadelphia. CHART, 1(1). Retrieved from https://www.phila.gov/health/pdfs/chartv1e1.pdf 
  2. 2016 Community Health Assessment (CHA) Philadelphia, PA [PDF]. (2016). Retrieved from https://www.phila.gov/health/pdfs/communityhealthassessment2016.pdf