The trusted way to provide sliding scale therapy.

Open Path is a no-cost directory that connects people in need to therapists offering affordable, online, or in-person psychotherapy.

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We’re a nonprofit organization that has connected 45,000+ clients in need with affordable mental health care.

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Streamline  your sliding scale

Receive email from vetted Open Path clients and determine if they’re the right fit. Manage your reduced fee caseload by toggling availability on/off.

Receive exceptional member support

Call, chat, or email with our expert support staff. Also, get advice and insight from our Facebook group of 4,000+ member therapists.

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Member since 2015

"Working with Open Path, I gain a way to give back to my community, as well as referrals for my low-fee slots."

We believe in this work.

Being seen by a therapist has the power to transform lives, heal families, and build communities. We believe that everyone should have access to affordable care. By joining 11,000+ Open Path therapists, you ensure we can provide mental health care to people in need.

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  • Applicants must be a licensed or provisionally licensed (Pre-Licensed / License Eligible) mental health clinician
  • Applicants should have a graduate degree in psychotherapy, counseling, or a related field from an accredited institution
  • Open Path requires all member clinicians to show proof of liability insurance
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No-cost option to build a practice

• Free client referrals
• Free professional online profile
• Free digital advertising & SEO

Mission-driven way to give back

• Serve clients in financial need
• Increase access to mental health care
• Network with like-minded therapists

• Receive vetted referrals
• Use an established fee framework
• Connect directly with your clients

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