Many people assume that seeing a therapist out-of-network is more expensive than seeing an in-network therapist, but happily, that’s not always the case. Depending on how high your deductible is, it may be less expensive to seek out a therapist with a flexible sliding scale. You can view therapists who work with your budget by selecting “Sliding Scale” to your search under “Payment options.”

Seeing an out-of-network therapist also offers greater flexibility in choice, scheduling, expertise, and privacy. Read 6 more reasons to see a therapist out-of-network.

How do I use out-of-network benefits?
What do “in-network” and “out-of-network” mean?