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Mental Health Therapy in Philadelphia, PA

About 1 in 5 people will struggle with their mental health every year, and many will go without treatment or support. We are trying to change that by making affordable therapy in Philadelphia accessible for everyone. Learn more about how we can help you cultivate a healthy, fulfilling life today.

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Take Steps towards a Healthy Future with Counseling in Philadelphia

Unlocking a brighter tomorrow starts with the right mental health therapist.

Mental health awareness has been on the rise, but the stigmas around mental health issues and counseling are still fierce. Science shows that traditional talk therapy, or psychotherapy as it is sometimes called, is highly effective in reducing distressing symptoms and improving rates of recovery from mental health concerns. Still, it can be a stressful experience for first-time therapy goers. Our licensed counselors in Philadelphia are here to demystify the counseling process. Read on to learn more about therapy in Philadelphia and how it can help you.

Who Can Benefit from Therapy in Philadelphia?

Our licensed therapists see clients of all ages, genders, and backgrounds. We also offer specialized sessions for two or more people. Click the links below to learn more:

How Can Therapy in Philadelphia Help Me?

Lifebulb employs mental health professionals from a myriad of different specialties, so that you can always receive the best therapy in Philadelphia. There is no problem too big or too small. We have counseling services available for:

What Types of Counseling Approaches Does Lifebulb Use?

Every person will respond to therapy uniquely. That’s why every Lifebulb client gets a personalized treatment plan that is formed to their background, needs, and goals. Our Philadelphia therapists offer holistic therapy services such as:

What is Therapy in Philadelphia?

The goal of therapy in Philadelphia is two-fold: healing and strengthening. Through healing, our holistic Philadelphia therapists will address mental illnesses, past traumas, and negative thinking and emotional patterns. By strengthening, we will work on cultivating self-efficacy, confidence, forgiveness, and internal strength. By the end of therapy, you will have the tools to create and sustain a healthy, happy future.
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People spend an average 20-30 sessions over a 6 month time period in therapy. However, this is highly dependent on the individual person. The goal of our Philadelphia counselors is to equip you with the tools and skills you need to thrive all on your own.

About 75% of people find talk therapy beneficial. Our licensed Philadelphia therapists use a variety of counseling approaches to maximize the benefits of therapy. Many people find talk therapy just as or more effective than some medications. The best therapy in Philadelphia will get to the root of your problem, not just address the symptoms.

Lifbulb accepts most major insurances. We believe in affordable therapy for everyone, so we also offer an affordable self-pay rate. For more information, give our team a call.

The only thing you really need to be successful in therapy is yourself and an openness to grow. However, it can be helpful to consider: why you want to attend therapy, what your long-term goals are, and what you would like to address in our sessions. From there, our licensed therapists in Philadelphia will construct the best counseling approach for you.

Why Choose Lifebulb?

There are a lot of mental health companies out there; what sets us above the rest? At Lifebulb, it’s all about quality, and that means hand-selecting the best counselors in Philadelphia for you. We ensure all of our licensed therapists align and uphold our values:


Our therapists entered this field because they care about their clients and want to brighten lives through powerful, effective mental health services. Lifebulb helps them do this by connecting them with their ideal clients—those with the backgrounds, needs, or goals that they are most passionate about and experienced with.

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Everyone deserves access to strong mental health, just like they deserve access to strong physical health. Lifebulb is bridging that gap between need and service by providing online counseling sessions you can access anywhere at affordable rates.

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Growth Mindset

Our holistic counselors in Philadelphia utilize a solution-focused and strengths-based therapeutic approach. This helps our therapists emphasize your own strengths, which empowers you to grow on your own terms.

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Holistic Approach

As research into mental well-being grows, we are starting to understand just how tightly our mental, physical, social, and cognitive well-being are related. It is impossible to consider one without considering the others. Therefore, we offer mindfulness therapy, behavioral therapies, and cognitive therapies so that you can benefit from a holistic approach.

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Specialized Treatment

If you have ever tried to “shop around” for a therapist, you know how frustrating it can be to find a qualified therapist who understands you and has the skills to help. Lifebulb therapy in Philadelphia was created to connect you with the perfect therapist for your needs. Check out our therapist’s bios for more information.

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What Does the First Therapy Session Look Like?

Your first counseling session in Philadelphia is all about building trust, which is essential for effective therapy. It's not just about getting to know your background and goals, although that's important too. This initial meeting is about creating a strong bond between you and your counselor, setting the direction for therapy, and figuring out the kind of support your Philadelphia therapist can provide.
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Meet the Best Therapists in Philadelphia, PA

Mental well-being is a crucial component of our overall health. Philadelphia’s licensed therapists are dedicated to providing accessible and affordable therapy for all by offering a range of insurance and self-payment choices. Explore our roster of licensed therapists or contact us today to embark on your path towards a well-rounded and holistic sense of well-being.

Insurance We Accept

We made Lifebulb’s therapy in Philadelphia accessible for everyone, with affordability at our center. We accept most major insurance plans, and offer an affordable self-pay option.

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What Our Clients Are Saying

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So, I cannot say enough good things about Lifebulb. The owners care so much and are 110% dedicated to helping people and hiring staff that care for people not just a chart or a number. This is so needed in todays crazy world. If you just need to vent, get a new perspective on an issue your having, or get weekly counseling this is the place to go.


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I can't say enough good things about this place. I highly recommend Lifebulb to anyone looking for counseling. Finding someone to talk to that I could connect with and trust was very easy. My counselor is very knowledgeable and very helpful in finding ways to help me. It is so amazing to be able to have a safe space to talk with someone who is so caring and committed to help with any situation. This place has definitely helped change my life in such a positive way!


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Have had such a wonderful experience working with everyone at Lifebulb. I was nervous about finding the right counselor but they made the process feel simple and safe. I was matched with an amazing counselor who provides the exact mentorship and life coaching I need.


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Easy to use website that includes lots of information even insurance and payment info. They offer a wide variety of services including life coaching, counseling and psychiatry. You can get all of your needs met in one place


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They are wonderful and really have a heart to help people!


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The group at Lifebulb truly care about helping people. The passion behind what they do is evident in the way they care for others and Im so thankful for their presence in our community! If your looking for quality counseling from professionals who care, your in the right place


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It's so good to have someone to objectively listen and help us solve our problems. Thank you


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Frequently Asked Questions

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There are several options to book an appointment for counseling in Philadelphia. You can call our office and talk to a team member who will find a licensed therapist for you. We’ll look over your insurance information and go over a few simple policies before emailing you a confirmation of your session date and time. Or, you can review our list of expert therapists in Philadelphia to find one that you think would be best for you and then you can select a session time all from our website. We will reach out shortly to confirm your appointment details. Schedule a Session Today

Taking the step to reach out to a therapist takes courage, and it can be disheartening to take that leap and then spend weeks or months on a waitlist. We believe in connecting you with a therapist quickly, so we’ve made the process as easy as possible. If you know what you’re looking for, you can browse our Philadelphia therapists’ bios to find the right fit for you and schedule a session all through our website. Or, you can call our office and a team member will make sure you’re matched with the right therapist for you and your goals. Choosing the right therapist is important—they’ll be the ones to come up with an individualized treatment plan and help you reach your mental healthcare goals.

For all mental health emergencies, please call 911. Lifebulb is not a crisis center and our therapists and counselors do not provide emergency services. However, we understand that urgent, nonemergency matters happen. All clients are given direct email and phone access to their Philadelphia therapist, who will do their best to respond as quickly as possible. If your treatment plan requires more frequent interactions, your therapist can provide you with outside resources.

We have a flexible cancellation policy. Call our office or reach out to your therapist at least 24 hours before your therapy session time to cancel or reschedule any appointment at no cost.

Maintaining your privacy is a serious matter. Lifebulb is considered a covered entity under HIPAA guidelines, which means we are subject to all HIPAA rules and regulations. If you have any questions (or recommendations) about our privacy and security practices, we want to help. Contact us at

No, Lifebulb never records therapy sessions and always uses a secure line.

Yes! Lifebulb believes in affordable therapy. We accept most major commercial insurance plans and offer an affordable self-pay rate. For more information, call our team.