Written by DiveThru Team
Reviewed by Natalie Asayag MSW, LCSW
16 Instagram Accounts That Are All About Going To Therapy
Published Feb 23rd, 2021 & updated on Mar 19th, 2021
Learning more about going to therapy can be a bit daunting, especially if you’re at the beginning of your mental health journey. You probably have a ton of questions about the process and about your own mental health!
We did an Instagram deep dive and found some awesome accounts that we think would be really great for you to follow! They’re informative, educational, and are created by some really wonderful people. Most importantly, these accounts create a really cool community space where you can talk about mental health struggles! People supporting other people?? We’re here for it!!
If you’re already in therapy, we recommend that you follow these accounts anyway because they’re still prettyyyy great!
Dr. Courtney Tracy is the internet’s no-bs therapist! She’s here to tell it like it is, buuuuut also help you feel loved, seen, and supported at the same time.
She’s taking over the internet with her super relatable and helpful content. None of her tips are overwhelming, and she’s made her Instagram page an incredibly positive space. Dr. Tracy is the perfect therapist to follow if you want to learn more about how you can help your own mental health!
Did you know Dr. Tracy also has a podcast? She gives different strategies to help you approach the issues you’re dealing with in a way that works for you. After all, therapy isn’t a one-size-fits-all kind of thing. Check out the Truth Doctor Podcast, an awesome collaboration of DiveThru and Dr. Courtney Tracy!View this post on Instagram
Nadia Addesi is here to help you improve your mental health and transform your life! That might sound like a pretty big claim to fame, but it’s true!
Nadia helps her followers out by giving advice that’s relevant to alll aspects of their lives. Anxious? She’s got tips for that. How about procrastination? You better believe that she’s already made an Instagram Reel about it.
We’re kinda sorta in love with her and her account. So in love that we partnered up with Nadia and Micheline (see below) to create Anxious Like You, a super awesome podcast about anxiety from two therapists who really get it!! You definitely will love them too!View this post on Instagram
Micheline Maalouf is another one of those creators that we can never seem to get enough of! As a registered psychotherapist, she’s here to deliver quality mental health advice in small, bite-sized pieces.
We are so in love with the little check-ins that she creates and the phenomenal advice that she gives! Micheline has created such a lovely corner of the internet for people to come to and take care of their mental health. As we mentioned above, Micheline and Nadia have teamed up and partnered with DiveThru to bring you a podcast alllll about anxiety!
You should follow her if you want your Insta feed to be sprinkled with absolute loveliness! And make sure to tune in every Wednesday when new Anxious Like You podcast episodes get released!View this post on Instagram
BIPOC have been going THROUGH it for so long. It can become really heavy trying to bear the weight of oppression, racism, violence, and sexism on your shoulders. The experiences of a Black person are something that a white therapist or counsellor could never fully understand.
That’s why we love this account! Dedicated to promoting mental wellbeing for Black girls and women, @therapyforblackgirls provides support, education and resources to those who need it. Give this account a follow! It doesn’t matter what colour your skin is because the mental wellbeing of BIPOC is something that we should all learn about and work to understand.View this post on Instagram
Dr. Jessica Clemons is a psychiatrist based out of NYC. She has graced Instagram with her welcoming energy and informative content!
She posts videos and hosts lives that talk aaaalll about mental health and going to therapy. Do you want to know more about what you’ve been feeling? Her content might be able to help you out!View this post on Instagram
Stephanie Essenfield has dedicated her Instagram to helping people not be afraid of going to therapy, and share ways that they can help their own mental health.
None of the tips are overwhelming, and she’s made her Instagram page an incredibly positive space. Stephanie is the perfect follow if you want to learn more about how you can help your own mental health! She gives different strategies to help you approach the issues you’re dealing with in a way that works for you. After all, therapy isn’t a one-size-fits-all kind of thing.View this post on Instagram
Ashley M. Seruya is a writer, therapist and super talented illustrator who uses her skills to talk about anything and everything mental health. She’s also an awesome intersectional feminist who creates a safe and welcoming space on her page!
Ashley not only posts fantastic information about all aspects of mental health but also shares some pretty dang cute pictures of her pets! We are so in love with the combination of mental health and animals. Perfection!View this post on Instagram
We love her for her inspirational quotes as well as her awesome and fun content! Edie gets super real with us and lets us know that it’s ok to be human and have the feels that we have. And let’s be honest, we have a LOT of feels…
No matter what’s going on with us, Edie’s Instagram always makes us feel better!View this post on Instagram
Psychotherapist Taylor Broughton is one of our new favourite Instagram mental health advocates to follow. Not only is she a badass feminist, but she provides affirming therapy to people in the Queer Community! How awesome is that?
Her posts are super educational, welcoming, and break down the stigma around mental health and therapy. Honestly, her Instagram feels like a warm hug from a good friend. Like she says herself, she’s not a regular therapist, she’s a “cool therapist!”View this post on Instagram
Sara Kubric, AKA The Millennial Therapist, is an existential therapist, writer, and life-coach with an Instagram page that’s on point. Literally, her posts include bullet points of helpful tips from managing stress to positive self-talk. She also shares a ton of “note to self” and “reminder” posts for some bite-sized mental health wisdom. Defs give her a follow!View this post on Instagram
Whitney Goodman is a licensed marriage and family therapist who is also trained in trauma. Her IG page is filled with trauma and relationship-focused mental health content that is both honest and super insightful. We love how she keeps it real on the ‘gram, and you will too!View this post on Instagram
As a licensed therapist and relationship expert, Nedra Glover Tawwab’s Instagram gives the tools you need to maintain healthy relationships in your life. Plus, she gives great advice on how to set boundaries and why they’re so important! So ya, you’re gonna need to give her a follow.View this post on Instagram
Dr. Christina is a clinical psychologist and founder of the mental health action campaign #therapyiscool. Her feed is full of witty, to-the-point content that de-stigmatizes going to therapy. We gotta say, that’s pretty cool.View this post on Instagram
Mental health advocate Cally Tate is the voice behind this awesome Instagram account! If you follow this account, it will help to reaffirm and validate your emotions and experiences.
The captions are the real stars of the show, though! Sometimes, Cally will give mental health tips and encourage you to practice self care in different ways. The images posted to the account help break down mental health into succinct messages that are also hella relatable.
The posts from @emotions_therapy are super relatable and informative! They also make you feel reaallyyy good about yourself.View this post on Instagram
Mark Groves is a human connection specialist who posts “no-BS relationship advice.” His IG also features Live videos with therapists where they touch on a ton of different topics including healthy relationships, breakups and how to move on. We looove to see it!View this post on Instagram
She’s not just another therapist – her name is Amanda E. White and she’s relatable AF. Therapy For Women (*as mentioned in her bio, it’s not just for women btw) combines funny content that makes you feel seen, plus great advice for a range of mental health topics. Ummm, count us in!View this post on Instagram
We hope that you enjoy following these accounts as much as we do! They share incredibly helpful information and bring so much goodness to the internet. Feel free to give us a follow too! We share some pretty sick posts, but then again, we’re biased.