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American Psychological Association's Help Center

Information designed to help people understand when to seek psychological services and how a psychologist can help with everyday life problems. Includes a link to referral information for a psychologist in your area.

Review Date: March 15, 2013

American Psychological Association

Association of Black Psychologists Directory

View the Association of Black Psychologists directory to locate the names, populations served, and specialities of psychologists in your state.

Review Date: March 21, 2011

Association of Black Psychologists

Dance Therapy

Dance therapy is the therapeutic use of movement to improve the mental and physical well being of a person. Learn how it is used to promote health and healing.

Review Date: October 28, 2012

American Cancer Society

Directory of State Marriage and Family Therapy Licensing/Certification Boards

This is a list of the titles and addresses of state boards regulating marriage and family therapists (MFT's).

Review Date: December 04, 2012

American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy

Find a Certified Group Psychotherapist

Find a Certified Group Psychotherapist (CGP) in your area who meets nationally accepted criteria of education, training and experience in group psychotherapy.

Review Date: October 28, 2012

American Group Psychotherapy Association

Find A Counselor

Locate a counselor certified by the National Board for Certified Counselors. Send an e-mail message to request a counselor of your choice, or request a directory by mail.

Review Date: October 28, 2012

National Board for Certified Counselors, Inc.

Find A Dance Therapist

Find a dance/movement therapist by location and specialty. Dance/Movement therapy professionals enter the profession with a Master's degree and supervised clinical internship.

Review Date: October 28, 2012

American Dance Therapy Association

Find a Geriatric Psychiatrist

Locate a geriatric psychiatrist, a medical doctor with special training in the diagnosis and treatment of mental disorders that occur in older adults.

Review Date: December 04, 2012

American Association for Geriatric Psychiatry

Find a Professional Therapist

The Anxiety Disorders Association of America provides a list of its members who have identified themselves as mental health providers. For ease of use, these providers are listed geographically.

Review Date: January 15, 2013

Anxiety and Depression Association of America

Find a Psychologist

Locate a psychologist in your area.

Review Date: February 05, 2013

American Psychological Association

Find a Sexual Health Practitioner

Find a AASECT certified sex therapist in your area, a mental health professional specialized in treating clients with sexual issues and concerns.

Review Date: April 18, 2014

American Association of Sex Educators, Counselors and Therapists

findapsychologist.org

Search this online directory to find professionally screened and licensed psychologists in the United States and Canada. This site also offers articles and other resources to help consumers better understand and address their mental health concerns.

Review Date: February 05, 2013

National Register of Health Service Providers in Psychology

Finding a Mental Health Professional- (PDF)

There are many types of mental health professionals including psychiatrists, psychologists, social workers and others. Read on for information on choosing the right type of professional for you, and learn what you can expect from mental health treatment services.

Review Date: November 13, 2012

Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance

For Kids: Going to a Psychologist, Psychiatrist, or Therapist

Therapists can talk with kids and help them figure out what is causing problems at school or at home. This document discusses why a kid would see a therapist and what happens during a therapy visit.

Review Date: October 31, 2012

The Nemours Foundation

Group Psychotherapy

Group psychotherapy is a special form of therapy in which a small number of people meet together under the guidance of a professionally trained therapist. Find out more about the benefits of group therapy, and search for a certified group therapist here as well.

Review Date: December 21, 2012

American Group Psychotherapy Association

How to Choose a Psychologist

At some time in our lives, each of us may feel overwhelmed and may need help dealing with our problems. Find out if you would benefit from working with a trained, licensed professional in order to work through these problems.

Review Date: December 04, 2012

American Psychological Association

Mental Health Services Locator

This locator provides you with comprehensive information about mental health services and resources and is useful for professionals, consumers and their families, and the public. Find services by state or zip code.

Review Date: January 15, 2013

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration - SAMHSA
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Mental Illness and the Family: Finding the Right Mental Health Care For You

If you or someone you know may benefit from a counselor or mental health center, here are some questions and guidelines to help you find the right care. Information covers where to go for help, types of mental health professionals, treatments, therapy costs, and more.

Review Date: October 28, 2012

Mental Health America

Selecting a Qualified Hypnotherapist

This online document provides tips on how to choose a licensed (not certified) hypnotherapist. The document also defines hypnosis, explores myths about hypnosis, and discusses the benefits and uses of hypnosis in medicine and psychotherapy.

Review Date: February 18, 2013

American Society of Clinical Hypnosis

TherapistLocator.net

Find a marriage and family therapist in the United States, Canada and in other countries.

Review Date: March 09, 2011

American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy

Treatment Providers List for Obsessive-Compulsive Disorders

This online source provides users with a searchable list of treatment providers for obsessive-compulsive disorders.

Review Date: July 19, 2012

International OCD Foundation

Trichotillomania: Find a Treatment Provider

Find a listing of treatment providers by state who provide services related to trichotillomania (hair pulling), skin picking and other body-focused, compulsive behaviors.

Review Date: December 18, 2012

Trichotillomania Learning Center, Inc.

What is Dance/Movement Therapy?

Dance/Movement Therapy uses both movement and counseling to help people with developmental, medical, social, physical and psychological impairments.

Review Date: September 20, 2011

American Dance Therapy Association

What Is Depression?

This site includes videos and text about the symptoms, causes and risk factors for depression. Treatment, including medication and psychotherapy, is discussed as well.

Review Date: November 13, 2012

NIH National Library of Medicine - NLM