The Ultimate Guide to Online Therapy

Submit your questions to Amy by Thursday, Feb 16th!

ultimate guide to online therapy

As leaders in the mental health space, we’ve watched online therapy rise in popularity alongside other telehealth services. But with so many new options, you may have many questions about these services.

Is Online Therapy Right for You?

On Wednesday, February 22, we’re releasing a bonus episode of The Verywell Mind Podcast, where host and Editor-in-Chief of Verywell Mind, Amy Morin, LCSW, will help you explore whether online therapy is right for you and answer your questions.

Submit Your Questions Here!

For a chance to get your question answered in this episode, please submit here by Thursday, Feb 16.

When and Where to Listen

Episode Details:

What You'll Learn in This Episode

Here's everything you'll learn from listening to this podcast episode:

  • The advantages of seeing an online therapist
  • Who is online therapy for, and who shouldn’t use it
  • What to do before you sign up for online treatment
  • How to find the best online service provider and therapist for you
  • The biggest misconceptions about online therapy
  • The online therapy services we liked best and why we chose them for our awards
  • Answers to your most pressing questions about online therapy

About Amy Morin, LCSW

Amy Morin, LCSW, is the Editor-in-Chief of Verywell Mind. She's also a member of the Verywell Mind Review Board. She began working as a psychotherapist in 2002. As a licensed clinical social worker, she helped children, teens, and adults build the mental strength they needed to reach their greatest potential.

Amy is an international bestselling author. Her books, including "13 Things Mentally Strong People Don't Do," have sold more than a million copies and been translated into more than 40 languages./ Her fifth book, "13 Things Mentally Strong People Don’t Do Workbook," goes on sale February 28, 2023. 

She’s also the host of The Verywell Mind Podcast. She introduces listeners to mental strength-building strategies to help them think, feel, and do their best.

She frequently delivers keynote speeches on mental strength. Some organizations that have hired her to speak include Google, Microsoft, The National Nuclear Security Administration, The American Academy of Pediatrics, Under Armour, and Johnson & Johnson. Amy has been quoted or mentioned in many major online and print publications, including Time, Fast Company, Forbes, U.S. News & World Report,, Men’s Health, and Money. She's also appeared on-camera for interviews with Inside Edition, Good Day New York, Inc., CNBC, Fox Business, and Good Morning America.

What to Know About Verywell Mind

Verywell Mind is one of the largest mental health sites in the world, serving 150 million people a year during their moments of need.

The award-winning publication is committed to providing inclusive mental health information through thousands of expert-written, medically-reviewed articles across hundreds of topics. It empowers readers to get the mental health treatment they deserve. 

Verywell Mind's Online Therapy Awards

This past December, Verywell Mind released its second annual Online Therapy Awards celebrating the top platforms for mental health support.  The Verywell Mind Online Therapy Awards are a comprehensive and proprietary analysis of digital therapy platforms, designed to help readers find options that suit their individual needs and serve as a starting point for anyone who may not know where to begin.

How We Chose Our Winners

To choose the winners, we evaluated 55 online therapy companies and 25 therapist directories, surveyed over 10,000 therapy users, and interviewed over 300 therapists. We gathered a comprehensive analysis of what each platform provides and performed hands-on testing, so we’ve got everything you need to find the right service for you.

By Amy Morin, LCSW, Editor-in-Chief
Amy Morin, LCSW, is the Editor-in-Chief of Verywell Mind. She's also a licensed clinical social worker, psychotherapist, and international bestselling author. Her books, including "13 Things Mentally Strong People Don't Do," have been translated into more than 40 languages. Her TEDx talk,  "The Secret of Becoming Mentally Strong," is one of the most viewed talks of all time.