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People come to therapy for many reasons.

No matter yours, you are in the right place.

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The first time I searched for a therapist, I just picked a name from a list and hoped for the best. I started Mental Health Match to give you something better. Now you can use our matching tool to find options you never knew existed.

RYAN, FOUNDER OF MENTAL HEALTH MATCH

The right therapist makes all the difference.

With Mental Health Match, you can find the skills and support of a trained professional. Built on years of research, our matching tool finds you licensed therapists who are best matched to your needs.

If you are in crisis, call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1.800.273.8255.

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CURIOUS ABOUT THERAPY?

Check out our FAQs about therapy, finding a therapist, and the experience of being in therapy.

What is therapy?

Mental health therapy, also referred to as counseling or psychotherapy, is a collaborative process between you and a mental health professional where you learn how to live your best life. Therapists offer structured time to focus on you, an objective, unbiased look into your life goals, and new insights to help you grow. Read more about therapy.

What can therapy help you with?

You can use therapy as a way to learn more about yourself and grow as a person. You don't have to have a severe mental illness or have experienced a significant loss in your life to benefit from mental health therapy. Therapy can help you improve a relationship with someone, understand your anxiety, break a bad habit, or become more comfortable with who you are or what you look like. Read more about how therapy can help you.

What should I look for in a therapist?

There are five criteria you should consider when looking for a counselor or therapist: competence, cultural fit, personality, convenience, and affordability. Read more about these criteria and what to look for in a therapist.

Read the latest insights from therapists

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Mental Health Match is best for people who

Want to efficiently find therapists who are most likely to meet their needs.

Want to feel a sense of trust and connection with a new therapist.

Care about their privacy, security, and confidentiality.

How Mental Health Match works

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USE OUR MATCHING TOOL TO GUIDE YOUR SEARCH

Learn more about your needs and the support available to you.

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Not only does the site match you to the support you need, but you get to know a little about yourself and the range of options available to you after taking the survey.
Matt, Houston, Texas
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If you are in crisis, call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1.800.273.8255.