Frequently Asked Questions

For Therapy Seekers

Submit a request on our website. Then you will be connected with one of our Therapist Connectors who will match you with a therapist. The request form takes just a few minutes to fill out.
We are a nationwide program and can provide you with a therapist in any of the 50 states based on your location.
You have the freedom to choose between virtual therapy or in-person therapy.
If you don’t have phone/computer access someone who is in a relationship with you, i.e. friend, relative, case manager, ect., can put in the request for you.
We request this information beforehand in order to shorten your waiting time. Many therapists request your date of birth in order to book a consultation. Also, having your phone number makes it easier for Therapist Connectors to reach out to you if any other information is needed. All of your information will be kept confidential.
Yes, you can still put in a therapist request even without insurance! When asked about insurance coverage on the application, specify that you are uninsured and our Therapist Connectors will try to match you with a therapist who offers low-cost sliding scale rates for clients who are paying out of pocket.
No, there is a separate application for the therapy voucher.
You can apply for free therapy by filling out this application.
Yes, you can use the REBUILD service and apply for free therapy.
You will hear from your Therapist Connector within 48 hours as long as you’ve provided a method of communication (phone or email). The process will vary depending on the type of therapist you’re seeking and various factors.
Inform your Therapist Connector and they will match you with another therapist. We’d like to understand your needs so that we can provide you with the best possible match.
No, you can submit your request prior to your release date by writing us at: Elizabeth Butler / REBUILD 112 Broadway Street, Suite B, Durham, NC 27701 Or feel free to have your Case Manager, family member or friend submit a request on your behalf. Please be sure to include your release date.

Please feel free to contact us.

Mail: Elizabeth Butler / REBUILD
112 Broadway Street, Suite B, Durham, NC 27701
Email: info@helpmefindatherapist.org

For Find Me A Therapist

Find Me a Therapist is a free service for Black community members seeking a Black therapist. Therapy Seekers fill out a short form on our website. A Therapist Connector provides 3 potential therapist matches.
To be added to our database, click this link which will take you to our website. Fill out the form requested for Find Me a Therapist.
Go to findmeatherapist.org, click on THERAPISTS at the top.
Click the green GET STARTED button
Choose FIND ME A THERAPIST if you are a Black therapist joining the Find Me a Therapist service.
Enter your details, then you’re all set!
This subscription is free for therapists for the first 3 months. After your 3rd month, you’ll be charged $19.99/month.
We received hundreds of requests from Black community members seeking Black therapists all over the US. Find Me a Therapist matches you with a curated set of clients, providing you with referrals. Your subscription fee goes toward FREE therapy for formerly incarcerated people of color.
It is not a requirement for you to follow up with the program, although we love hearing success stories!

For REBUILD

To be added to our database, click this link which will take you to our website. Fill out the form requested for REBUILD. A Therapist Connector will reach out for more information. All applications are subject to approval.
Not all Therapy Seekers receive therapy vouchers. Approved Therapy Seekers will receive up to 10 sessions of therapy funded by REBUILD/ Darkness RISING.
After 10 sessions,Therapy Seekers will be responsible for payment.
Go to findmeatherapist.org, click on THERAPISTS at the top.
Click the green GET STARTED button
Choose REBUILD if you are a therapist of color with experience with the formerly incarcerated community.
Enter your details.
We will review your application and email you regarding acceptance. Please email us if you have not heard back within 2 weeks.

For questions: info@findmeatherapist.org

For Organizations

Have your clients/residents or case workers fill out the short form: findmeatherapist.org

Be sure to choose REBUILD when asked which program on the form.

After submitting the form, a Therapist Connector will reach out with an application for free therapy.

We will receive your application and reply regarding approval. Not all applicants are approved for free therapy.

Approved Therapy Seekers may receive up to 10 free sessions of therapy.

Email our Community Engagement Coordinator: Community@findmeatherapist.org

Please only choose this option if none of the above questions have been answered.