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Albany, NY

Capital Counseling
capitalcounseling.org
518.462.6531
• Insurance not required, but most are accepted
• Free based on financial need

Atlanta, GA

The Link
thelink.org
• Insurance not required
• Free

Austin, TX

Capital Area Counseling
cacaustin.org
• Insurance not required
• $10-$55 per session, based on need and family size

Alive Austin
aliveaustin.com
• Insurance not required, but some are accepted
• Sliding cost scale based on financial need
• Free consultation

Boise, ID

Strive Counseling
strivecounseling.com
•  Insurance not required, but some are accepted
•  Sliding cost scale based on financial need

Center for Behavioral Health
centerforbehavioralhealth.com
•  Insurance not required
•  $50 per individual session, $30 per group session

Boston, MA

Community Legal Services and Counseling Center
clsacc.org
• Insurance not required
• $35 initial intake, sliding scale fee per session

Brooklyn, NY

The Gestalt Center
gestaltnyc.org
• Insurance not required
• $35 initial intake, sliding scale fee per session

IHI Therapy Center
ihitherapy.org
• LGBTQ community-specific
• Insurance not required, but some are accepted
• Sliding cost scale based on financial

Metropolitan Center for Mental Health
metropolitancenter.org
• Insurance not required
• Free or low cost

Buffalo, NY

Greater Buffalo Counseling Center
greaterbuffalocounseling.com
• Insurance not required
• Free

Cambridge, MA

Thrive Boston, Cambridge Counseling
thriveboston.com
• Insurance not required but most are accepted
• Low cost

Chicago, IL

The Family Institute at Northwestern University
family-institute.org
• Insurance not required
•  Average $12 per session, sliding scale

Community Counseling Centers of Chicago
c4chicago.org

Cincinnati, OH

Catholic Charities of Southwestern Ohio
ccswoh.org
• Insurance not required, but most are accepted
• Sliding scale fee per session

Mental Health America
mhankyswoh.org
• Insurance not required
• Free

Columbus, OH

Mental Health America of Franklin County
mhafc.org
• Insurance not required
• Free

Cleveland, OH

Circle Health Services
circlehealthservices.org
• Insurance not required
• Free

Dallas, TX

University of North Texas at Dallas
untdallas.edu/ccc
972.780.3646
• Insurance not required
• Free

CCD Counseling
ccdcounseling.com
• Insurance not required, but most are accepted
• Sliding scale fee per session

Dayton, OH

JRK Services LLC — Jacob Keller
openpathcollective.org/clinicians/jacob-keller
• $30-50 per session through Open Path Collective

Mental Health America of Franklin County
mhafc.org
• Insurance not required
• Free

Denver, CO

People House
peoplehouse.org
303.480.5130
• Insurance not required
• Sliding scale fee per session

Des Moines, IA

Des Moines Pastoral Counseling Center
dmpcc.org
• Sliding scale fee per session

Detroit, MI

Detroit Wayne Mental Health Authority
dwmha.com
313.344.9009 x3216
• Insurance not required

Mental Health Association in Michigan
mha-mi.com
• Insurance not required

Free Jewish Family Service of Metro Detroit
jfsdetroit.org
248.592.2313
• Sliding scale fee per session for those eligible

Gainesville, FL

University of Florida
equalaccess.med.ufl.edu
• Insurance not required
• Free

Grand Rapids, MI

Mental Health Association in Michigan
mha-mi.com
• Insurance not required
• Free

Network180
network180.org
616.336.3909
• Insurance not required
• Free

Houston, TX

Catholic Charities
catholiccharities.org
713.874.6602
• Insurance not required, but some are accepted
• Sliding scale fee per session

Family Houston
familyhouston.org
713.861.4849
• Insurance not required, but some are accepted
• Sliding scale fee per session

Indianapolis, IN

Northstar Psychological & Consultation Services — Dr. Grant
northstarpsych.com
317.572.7847
• $35 sessions for those with high insurance deductibles

Iowa City, IA

Free Mental Health Clinic
freementalhealthclinic@gmail.com
816.777.2722
• Insurance not required, but most are accepted
• Free

Kansas City, MO

Kansas City Care Clinic
kccare.org
816.777.2722
• Insurance not required, but most are accepted
• Free (proof of income and residency required)

First Call KC (Addiction & Recovery Support)
firstcallkc.org

Swope Health Services
swopehealth.org

Knoxville, TN

Cherokee Health Systems
cherokeehealth.com
866.231.4477
• Insurance not required, but most are accepted
• Sliding scale fee per session

Las Vegas, NV

Community Counseling Center of Southern Nevada
cccofsn.org
702.369.8700

Los Angeles, CA

Wright Institute Los Angeles
wila.org
424.371.5191
• Insurance not required
• Sliding scale based on financial need

Musicares
grammy.com/musicares
800.687.4227

Louisville, KY

Mental Health America of KY
freementalhealthclinic.org
859.684.7778
•  Insurance not required
•  Free

Madison, WI

Catholic Charities of Madison
ccmadison.org
• Sliding scale fee per session

Minneapolis, MN

Catherine Cronemeyer
catherinecronemeyer.com
816.777.2722

Walk-In Counseling Center
walkin.org
612.870.0565
•  Free

Nashville, TN

Centerstone
centerstone.org
•  Insurance not required
•  Free

Musicares
grammy.com/musicares
877.626.2748

New York City, NY

Metropolitan Center for Mental Health
metropolitancenter.org
•  Insurance not required
•  $35 initial intake, sliding scale fee per session

The Gestalt Center
gestaltnyc.org
•  Insurance not required
•  $35 initial intake, sliding scale fee per session

IHI Therapy Center
ihitherapy.org
•  LGBTQ community-specific
•  Insurance not required, but some are accepted
•  Sliding cost scale based on financial need

Musicares
grammy.com/musicares
877.303.6962

Omaha, NE

Community Counseling Clinic, University of Nebraska, Omaha
wrt.lv/UNOmaha
402.554.2727
•  Low- to no-cost counseling services or a sliding scale fee

Peoria, IL

Compass Counselors LTD — John Freshour
openpathcollective.org/clinicians/john-freshour
•  $30-50 per session through Open Path Collective

Philadelphia, PA

Therapy Center of Philadelphia
therapycenterofphila.org
•  Insurance not required, but AETNA accepted
•  $30-$120 for individual and couples therapy, $20-$70 for group therapy

The Center for Growth
therapyinphiladelphia.org
215.922.5683
•  Insurance not required, but most are accepted
•  $35-$200 individual therapy, $10 group therapy

Reno, NV

Family Counseling and Payee Services
fcsnv.org
•  Insurance not required, but most are accepted
•  Sliding scale fee per session

Richmond, VA

Daily Planet Health Services
dailyplanetva.org
804.783.2505

San Diego, CA

Center for Mindful Relationships
firstave.net
619.685.0041
•  Insurance not required
•  Sliding scale fee per session

UCSD Student-Run Free Clinic Project
meded.ucsd.edu/freeclinic/services.php
858.534.6110
•  Insurance not required
•  Free

San Francisco, CA

Bay Area Community Counseling
sf-bacc.org
415.488.6122
•  Insurance not required
•  Sliding scale fee per session

Seattle, WA

Capitol Hill Counseling
capitolhillcounseling.com
206.617.2338
•  Insurance not required
•  Sliding scale fee per session

Sioux Falls, SD

Sioux Falls Psychological Services
sfpsychological.org

St. Louis, MO

Avenues Counseling
avenuescounselingcenter.org
•  Reduced cost based on financial need
•  $40 per session for students, $60 per session for military

Melody Lee Therapy & Assessments, LLC
openpathcollective.org/clinicians/melody-lee
•  $30-50 per session through Open Path Collective

Washington, DC

District Therapy
districttherapy.com
202.345.0100
•  Insurance not required, but some are accepted
•  Sliding cost scale
•  Pro bono for military and former foster care


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