COUNSELIVE ™ is an online therapy practice.
Counselive currently serves residents of Michigan, Pennsylvania and Minnesota.

Please check back, as more states are coming!

Counselive’s mission is to provide high quality, responsible and ethical therapy via online video sessions. Counselive will always use the most current technology to provide secure and confidential therapy for our clients. Counselive strives to offer support and treatment for those struggling with life’s difficulties. Our core belief is that as long as there is Hope anything is possible.

Counselive Fees: A 50 minute session is $85. A sliding fee scale is available with sessions as low as $20 per session. Proof of income is required.
Counselive was established in 2014.


Q-Why Internet therapy?

A-Counselive was created to offer an alternative to traditional counseling. Online therapy is convenient, affordable and effective.

Q-Why can’t Counselive see me if my state isn’t listed?

A-Counselive strives to provide you with the highest quality of services possible. Our therapist at is Fully Licensed within the states that she practices in. Having your therapist be Fully Licensed in your state provides you with protection by the boards and state regulatory agencies that license the therapist. The boards and state regulatory agencies enforce the statutes and rules governing the practice of licensed therapists to ensure a standard of competent and ethical practice.


Q-What hardware and software do I need to use Counselive?

A-You can use Counselive from any device that has a web browser. It can be a computer, tablet, or smart phone. There is no special hardware required and you don’t have to install any software.

Q-How much does therapy cost with Counselive?

A-Counselive offers 50 minute sessions billed at $85. Longer sessions are prorated. Other online therapy sites require subscriptions, monthly charges and requirements to schedule weekly. Counselive™ is Your therapy on your time™. No subscription, no monthly fees and no requirements to schedule. You pay per session and schedule when you want. Some insurances accepted. Counselive offers a free, no obligation 20 minute consultation.


Q-What does therapy look like at Counselive?

A-In other popular online therapy sites, the primary means of therapy is through the ongoing exchange of email messages. Counselive uses a revolutionary live online counseling solution custom designed to allow us to provide you with secure, confidential, and reliable online real time video sessions. You can feel confident that our sessions are HIPPA compliant.

Q-What is HIPPA compliant?

A- The privacy of your health information is important to us. Under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPPA), you have the right to privacy regarding your Protected Health Information (PHI). These laws protect your right to privacy regarding your PHI, however these laws also allow us to share information with others when permitted or required by law. Under HIPPA, we must keep your PHI private and give you a notice of our legal duties and privacy practices to protect your health information. We will make reasonable efforts to limit the use and disclosure of PHI to the minimum necessary. Protected Health Information is health information about you, which can be used to identify you, and relates to your past, present or future physical or mental health condition(s), related health care services, and payment. Counselive, LLC is required to obey the notice currently in effect. Please see Counselive’s complete privacy policy located in your Client Portal. Learn more about HIPPA:


Q- Are my sessions confidential?

A-Yes! Counselive’s therapist is Fully Licensed and as such what you discuss in therapy is protected by strict federal and state laws. There are some exceptions that you can find in

Counselive’s Privacy Notice in your client portal. Additionally, Counselive uses all reasonable and appropriate efforts and technology to store and help prevent against the unauthorized disclosure of your Personal Information. As required by HIPAA, Counselive implements administrative, physical, and technical safeguards that reasonably and appropriately protect the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of the electronic PHI that Counselive receives, maintains, stores, and transmits. These safeguards include measures required by HIPAA, such as: regular risk assessments of systems to ensure that safeguards remain relevant and effective, assigned security team which is responsible for maintaining compliance with HIPAA’s security requirements, screening, authorization, and training of Counselive staff who come into contact with PHI, data backup plans, disaster recovery plans, systems regularly monitored, updated, and patched, incident response plan that includes reporting of security incidents to affected covered entities, and all communications with Counselive servers being encrypted with SSL protocols. Though Counselive undertakes all reasonable and appropriate efforts to protect your Personal Information, and Protected Health Information, no Website is completely safe. Accordingly, you provide all such Personal Information and Protected Health Information at your own risk. Please see our complete Terms of Use and Privacy Policy on our website

Q- How effective is internet therapy?

A-One of the reasons that Internet Therapy is becoming more popular because it has been shown to be effective.

Studies That Outline Internet Therapy’s Effectiveness

  • Andersson, G., & Carlbring, P. (2003). Internet and cognitive behaviour therapy: New opportunities for treatment and assessment. Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, 32, 97-99.
  • Andersson, G., Carlbring, P., Berger, T., Almlv, J., & Cuijpers, P. (2009). What makes Internet therapy work? Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, 38, 55-60.
  • Andersson, G., & Cuijpers, P. (2009). Internet-based and other computerized psychological treatments for adult depression: A meta-analysis. Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, 38, 196-205.
  • Abbott, J.-A. M., Klein, B., & Ciechomski, L. (2008). Best practices in online therapy. Journal of Technology in Human Services, 26, 360-375.
  • Andersson, G., Hesser, H., Hummerdal, D., Bergman-Nordgren, L., & Carlbring, P. (2013). A 3.5-year follow-up of Internet-delivered cognitive behavior therapy for major depression. Journal of Mental Health, 22, 155-164.
  • Alcañiz, M., Botella, C., Baños, R. M., Zaragoza, I., & Guixeres, J. (2009). The Intelligent e-Therapy system: A new paradigm for telepsychology and cybertherapy. British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 37, 287-296.
  • Alleman, J. R. (2002). Online counseling: The Internet and mental health treatment. Psychotherapy: Theory, Research, Practice, Training, 39, 199-209.
  • Almlöv, J., Carlbring, P., Berger, T., Cuijpers, P., & Andersson, G. (2010). Therapist factors in Internet-delivered cognitive behavioural therapy for major depressive disorder. Cognitive
  • Behaviour Therapy, 38, 247-254.
  • Almlöv, J., Carlbring, P., Källqvist, K., Paxling, B., Cuijpers, P., & Andersson, G. (2011).
  • Therapist effects in guided Internet-delivered CBT for anxiety disorders. Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapy, 39, 311-322.
  • Amstadter, A. B., Broman-Fulks, J., Zinzow, H., Ruggiero, K. J., & Cercone, J. (2009). Internet-based interventions for traumatic stress-related mental health problems: A review and suggestion for future research. Clinical Psychology Review, 29, 410-420.
  • Andersson, G. (2009). Using the Internet to provide cognitive behaviour therapy. Behaviour Research and Therapy, 47, 175-180.
  • Andersson, G., Bergström, J., Carlbring, P., & Lindefors, N. (2005). The use of the Internet in the treatment of anxiety disorders.Current Opinion in Psychiatry, 18, 73-77.

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