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Ryan Ward

How do I find a therapist in California?

We can match you with a therapist! Simply answer a few questions on our form and we will recommend providers in California who meet your needs. Next, set up free calls with your matches to figure out which provider is the best fit for you. You can also browse our list of California therapists and coaches in our directory or check out CA low-fee therapy resources here.

How much does therapy cost in California?

Therapy is an investment in yourself, both emotionally and financially. The average cost of therapy in California is $120 per session. Costs rise for specialized care, or in cities like San Francisco and Los Angeles, where the average fee is $165. We work with providers with fees from $100-350 per session and you can request a specific fee in our match form. If you cannot afford $100/session we are here for you.

What if I can't afford therapy?

Dedicated By MyWellbeing accepts some insurances for NY residents

If you're in-network with Aetna, Blue Cross Blue Shield, Cigna, or United Healthcare, MyWellbeing can help you find a provider! Dedicated by MyWellbeing is our small team of in-house therapists that accept some insurances and provide best in class care. To view our available providers who are in-network click here! Dedicated by MyWellbeing unfortunately only serves the state of New York at this time.

At this time, our therapy matchmaking is available outside of insurance.

We would love to connect you with the right therapist or coach for you and we believe strongly in the value (both financially and emotionally) of our community’s deep expertise. At this time, our transparent experience is that the systems and reimbursement rates surrounding insurance make finding a therapist in-network very challenging. Learn more about why many therapists do not accept insurance in-network here.

If you're in need of low-fee therapy, please look at our CA low-fee therapy resource here.

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MyWellbeing matches you to the right provider that specializes in what matters most to you. Our match form takes less than 5 minutes to complete, and you'll immediately receive 3 provider recommendations that fit your needs. All of the providers on MyWellbeing offer a free phone consultation to assess fit and see if you two should work together. Click below to get matched!

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About the Author

Ryan is former Head of Growth. At MyWellbeing, he helps providers get matched with clients through their unique matchmaking directory. Prior to MyWellbeing, he was the founder of Kontess, an edtech solution for universities, which was acquired in 2021. He has worked with small businesses and startups alike to help them increase revenue and reach more potential customers through the use of sales and marketing at his agency, Rex Marketing & CX.