Self-Improvement Friday Fix: Everything You Need to Know About Online Therapy By Amy Morin, LCSW Amy Morin, LCSW Facebook LinkedIn Twitter Amy Morin, LCSW, is a 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. Learn about our editorial process Published on December 16, 2022 Print Verywell / Julie Bang Table of Contents View All Table of Contents Friday Fix: Episode 223 More About the Podcast The Verywell Mind Podcast's “Friday Fix” is a short episode that features a quick, actionable tip or exercise to help you manage a specific mental health issue or concern. Follow Now: Apple Podcasts / Spotify / Google Podcasts / Amazon Music Friday Fix: Episode 223 A decade ago, the idea of meeting with a therapist online seemed too far-fetched for many people. There were concerns about everything from privacy to credibility. But online therapy has become mainstream over the past few years. In fact, the abundance of online therapy sites and additional services being offered over the past few years has left many people feeling overwhelmed by all the choices. And it’s no wonder why. Some online therapy sites take insurance. Others offer subscription services. Some sites allow you to message a therapist throughout the day, while others offer video appointments only. Fortunately, many reputable providers can treat various mental health issues effectively online. Depression, anxiety, substance use disorders, and even relationship problems can now be addressed with online treatment. It’s tough to sort through all the options, especially when you’re stressed out, battling depression, or feeling extremely anxious. Knowing whether online therapy is a good fit for you can also be difficult. So on today’s episode of The Verywell Mind Podcast, I explain everything you need to know about online therapy. Does Health Insurance Cover Online Therapy? More About the Podcast The Verywell Mind Podcast is available across all streaming platforms. If you like the show, please leave us a review on Apple Podcasts. Reviews and ratings are a great way to encourage other people to listen and help them prioritize their mental health too. Editor’s Note: Please be mindful that this transcript does not go through our standard editorial process and may contain inaccuracies and grammatical errors. Thank you. Download the Transcript If You Liked This Episode You Might Also Like These Episodes: Friday Fix: The Pros and Cons of Online Therapy How to Fight Depression With NFL Reporter Jay Glazer How to Get Help That Actually Works With Multi-Platinum Singer Bryan Abrams What Is Teletherapy? By Amy Morin, LCSW Amy Morin, LCSW, is a 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. See Our Editorial Process Meet Our Review Board Share Feedback Was this page helpful? Thanks for your feedback! What is your feedback? Other Helpful Report an Error Submit Speak to a Therapist Online Advertiser Disclosure × The offers that appear in this table are from partnerships from which Verywell Mind receives compensation.