When it comes to therapist and wellness websites, priority #1 for many wellness professionals including psychotherapists, counselors, and art therapists is making it easy for prospective clients to a) find them and b) get in touch or make an appointment. Empowering your clients to access key information relevant to your practice, manage appointments, and get in contact are common requirements for an effective therapist’s website.

Over 50,000 different plug-ins make WordPress highly customizable, flexible, and scalable for your specific needs.  Want to integrate a third-party appointment management system and/or telehealth application? Check. Accept payments on your website using payment processing apps like Square, Stripe or PayPal? Done. Want to edit and add new content to your website yourself and reduce marketing costs? WordPress is a great solution used by millions of people and organizations worldwide that can be optimized to help make your therapy practice run smoothly.

 

 

Therapist website examples built with WordPress

Clean design, intuitive, and user-friendly navigation. Warm and reflective of your specific therapy practice strengths and values. These are some of the important parts of a well-designed therapist website. Here are some examples of counseling, psychologist, psychotherapist, and art therapist websites built with WordPress — many of them based in Seattle— for some design inspiration:

1. Greenlake Wellness Group

screenshot of Greenlake Wellness homepage

The Greenlake Wellness website provides a thorough resource for prospective therapy clients to read about the specific services and approaches that are provided by the Seattle therapist group. Using warm, inviting colors, regional photography, and a watercolor logo, there is inviting written copy to ease any anxiety for a prospective client. A clear call to action (CTA) button is used throughout the site to book an appointment, the types of therapy offered are clearly outlined on the homepage with links to interior pages for more complete information, and the design elicits a very hopeful, yet grounded feeling.

Key Strengths

  1. Clear Call-To-Action (CTA)
  2. Individual service pages
  3. Simplified navigation

 

2. Anchor Light Therapy

Anchor Light therapy WordPress example

The Anchor Light Therapy website provides a thorough resource for prospective therapy clients to read about the specific services and approaches that are provided by the Seattle therapist group. There is a clear call to action (CTA) button used throughout the site to schedule a consultation, the types of therapy offered are clearly outlined on the homepage with links to interior pages for more complete information, and the design reflects beautiful imagery of the Seattle area. 

Key Strengths

  1. Simplified navigation
  2. Clear Call-To-Action (CTA)
  3. Individual service pages

 

3. Natalie X. Kortynyk, PhD

Washington DC therapist Natalie Korytnyk

The Natalie X. Kortytnyk, PhD website provides a soothing, welcoming resource for prospective therapy clients to read about the specific services and approaches that are provided by the Washington, DC-based individual, marital, and couples therapist. The website employs a clean, soothing, and minimalist design that does not overwhelm the prospective client. The website includes welcoming photos of Dr. Korytnyk’s office, clear directions and a map, and solid information for a new client to connect. The types of therapy offered are clearly outlined on the homepage with links to interior pages for more complete information, and the design reflects beautiful imagery of the Washington, DC area. 

Key Strengths

  1. Simplified navigation
  2. Minimalist design and use of white space
  3. Strong About page

 

4. Cynthia Benge Therapy

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The Cynthia Benge Therapy website provides a soothing introduction to prospective therapy clients to read about the specific services and approaches that are provided by the Seattle-based therapist. The website includes a strong About page, soothing nature photos, and thorough information about programs and services. Information is also organized by audience in the navigation menu (Couples, Individuals, Families) making it easy to drill down for relevant information. The website also features a few opt-in freebies to share information and resources while growing her audience and mailing list.

Key Strengths

  1. Strong About page
  2. Soothing, welcoming design
  3. Use of opt-in freebies to grow audience

 

5. Brené Brown

screenshot of Brene Brown therapist WordPress website example

Brene Brown is a renowned educator and social worker who values creativity as a source of innovation and livelihood. Her current website clearly demonstrates her values, work, and reach through a diversity of compelling imagery, colors, and branding. The website is chock-full of information and resources, yet the navigation menu remains simple and easy-to-use. The About page provides a personal approach using the universal storytelling that Dr. Brown is known for. A pop-out menu provides link to all top-level pages on the site making it easy to drill down and find relevant information quickly. The website also features a few freebie downloads to share information and resources. A mailing list sign-up is also prominent to keep people engaged with her work over time.

Key Strengths

  1. Storytelling
  2. Dynamic, warm and welcoming design
  3. Easy-to-use navigation menu

 

6. Martha Dupecher, PhD, MSW

Washington DC French therapist Martha Dupecher, PhD, MSW

Martha Dupêcher, Ph.D., MSW is a bilingual psychotherapist and psychoanalyst based in Washington, DC. Her website is very clean and features a warm, soothing color palette with nature photos that also reflect calm. The website provides all of the essential information for prospective clients to get to know her and her experience. The About page provides a personal approach using writing in the first person and clearly outlines her areas of expertise. A clear Request a Session Call-to-Action (CTA) button is featured throughout the site along with a more general contact form for inquiries.

Key Strengths

  1. Clean, warm and welcoming design
  2. Easy-to-use navigation menu
  3. Clear Call-To-Action (CTA)

 

7. Bucks County Anxiety Center

 

screenshot of therapy group website demonstrating good web design practices for therapy groups, therapist, and other wellness professional

The Bucks County Anxiety Center website features a beautiful, inviting design and easy-to-use navigation menu. The website provides all of the essential information for prospective clients to get to know the services provided by the therapy group. Team bios in the Therapists section allow someone considering therapy to get to know a bit about each provider to find an optimal fit. Several clear Calls-to-Action (CTA) buttons are featured throughout the site along with a more general contact form for inquiries. A few opt-in freebies are included as free resources to website visitors and to grow the group’s audience and mailing list.

Key Strengths

  1. Clean, warm and welcoming design
  2. Easy-to-use navigation menu
  3. Clear Calls-To-Action (CTA)

 

8. Grateful Heart Holistic Therapy Center


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The Grateful Heart Holistic Therapy Center website features a beautiful, inviting design with regional photography in and around the Bay Area where the practice is located. The website provides the key information for prospective clients to get to know the services provided by the therapy group. Team bios in the Therapists section allow someone considering therapy to get to know a bit about each provider to find an optimal fit based on background and expertise. Several clear Calls-to-Action (CTA) buttons are featured throughout the site along with an advanced contact form on the Contact Us page. 

Key Strengths

  1. Clean, warm and welcoming design
  2. Clear Calls-To-Action (CTA)
  3. Team bios

 

Therapist and wellness WordPress website design packages

Are you a psychologist, therapist, counselor, art therapist or wellness professional looking to design your website with WordPress? While currently located in Seattle, Washington, I have assisted wellness professionals with their websites across the country. See therapist and wellness web design packages or request a quote. I’d love to work with you to bring your therapist or wellness website to life and grow your practice.

 

 

Please note this is an updated version of a previous article published on our parent website, 10 Good Examples of Therapist WordPress Websites.