Counselling in Sydney Olympic Park, NSW

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Mona Ghafourian - Clinical Psychologist
Psychologist, MPsych, PsyBA - Clin. Psych
Verified Verified
Sydney Olympic Park, NSW 2127
I am a registered clinical psychologist, who is warm and empathic, and enjoy working with a range of clients. Using a holistic approach, I take the time to learn about my clients and consider a number of factors that may be contributing to their concerns or issues. I have experience working in private and hospital settings and treating a number of issues, including anxiety and stress, mood disorders, anger issues, low self-esteem and confidence, and relationship and personal issues.
I am a registered clinical psychologist, who is warm and empathic, and enjoy working with a range of clients. Using a holistic approach, I take the time to learn about my clients and consider a number of factors that may be contributing to their concerns or issues. I have experience working in private and hospital settings and treating a number of issues, including anxiety and stress, mood disorders, anger issues, low self-esteem and confidence, and relationship and personal issues.
(02) 8403 1075 View (02) 8403 1075
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Wholistic Rejuvenation
Psychotherapist, PACFA
Verified Verified
Sydney Olympic Park, NSW 2127  (Online Only)
Enoch is a compassionate and genuine Psychotherapist with more than 7 years of experience in the private sector. Enoch provides psychotherapy interventions for those coping with mental health problems. He works with clients experiencing difficulties in areas such as depression, anxiety, grief, trauma, work-related stress, and other personal or family difficulties. Enoch works with adults of all ages. Enoch worked many years as an organisational coach in large organisations in both the public and the private sector and is very experienced working with clients who experience work-related stress and anxiety. Enoch's clinical approach
Enoch is a compassionate and genuine Psychotherapist with more than 7 years of experience in the private sector. Enoch provides psychotherapy interventions for those coping with mental health problems. He works with clients experiencing difficulties in areas such as depression, anxiety, grief, trauma, work-related stress, and other personal or family difficulties. Enoch works with adults of all ages. Enoch worked many years as an organisational coach in large organisations in both the public and the private sector and is very experienced working with clients who experience work-related stress and anxiety. Enoch's clinical approach
(02) 7201 5871 View (02) 7201 5871
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Anna-Liza Mopio-Jane
Counsellor, ACA-L1
Verified Verified
Sydney Olympic Park, NSW 2127  (Online Only)
Have you been struggling with negative self-talk or feeling anxious right before a game or race? This can feel very stressful and is common amongst athletes in high performance. This can lead to anger outbursts, low self-confidence, and perfectionism, which can lead to decreased performance in your sport.
Have you been struggling with negative self-talk or feeling anxious right before a game or race? This can feel very stressful and is common amongst athletes in high performance. This can lead to anger outbursts, low self-confidence, and perfectionism, which can lead to decreased performance in your sport.
(07) 3113 9231 View (07) 3113 9231
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Good Thinking Psychology
Verified Verified
Sydney Olympic Park, NSW 2127
If you’re seeking help to make positive change in your life, our friendly team of psychologists can work with you to uncover, treat and remedy a wide range of concerns. Our aim is to get to the heart of the problem and develop practical solutions that you can apply in real life. We work one on one with adults, teenagers and children, or collectively with couples and families. We use a collection of proven therapies to treat people on an individual level. There is only one of you, so we want to choose an effective strategy that resonates just with you, and helps you take back control of your life.
If you’re seeking help to make positive change in your life, our friendly team of psychologists can work with you to uncover, treat and remedy a wide range of concerns. Our aim is to get to the heart of the problem and develop practical solutions that you can apply in real life. We work one on one with adults, teenagers and children, or collectively with couples and families. We use a collection of proven therapies to treat people on an individual level. There is only one of you, so we want to choose an effective strategy that resonates just with you, and helps you take back control of your life.
(02) 8503 4420 View (02) 8503 4420
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Rosien Colin
Psychologist, PsyBA - Clin. Psych
Verified Verified
Sydney Olympic Park, NSW 2127  (Online Only)
Rosien is a warm and approachable clinical psychologist with many years of experience. Rosien works with individuals and couples, and welcome clients of all ages. Creating a safe space where you can disclose your personal problems and feel supported is Rosien's top priority. Rosien has a particular interest in helping clients who are experiencing self-esteem issues, trauma, eating disorders, anxiety or psychosomatic issues. Rosie is originally from Belgium and have worked in a number of different countries so she can offer a culturally sensitive approach to therapy. In addition to English, Rosien can speak Dutch, French and Spanish.
Rosien is a warm and approachable clinical psychologist with many years of experience. Rosien works with individuals and couples, and welcome clients of all ages. Creating a safe space where you can disclose your personal problems and feel supported is Rosien's top priority. Rosien has a particular interest in helping clients who are experiencing self-esteem issues, trauma, eating disorders, anxiety or psychosomatic issues. Rosie is originally from Belgium and have worked in a number of different countries so she can offer a culturally sensitive approach to therapy. In addition to English, Rosien can speak Dutch, French and Spanish.
1800 327 477 View 1800 327 477
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Elena Beutel
MPsych
Verified Verified
Sydney Olympic Park, NSW 2127  (Online Only)
Accepting new clients! No GP referral is required. Psychotherapist and Certified Coach focused on empowering clients to achieve sound mental health, fulfilling relationships and careers. My clients typically experience some of these challenges: low mood, low self-esteem, narcissistic abuse, emotional swings, irritability, anxiety, social relationship difficulties, addictions, psychosomatic symptoms, family and work conflict, lack of energy. I am a wife, a mother of two, an immigrant, a professional, a Christian... I am here to build you up, there is nothing you can tell me that will scare or discourage me from helping you.
Accepting new clients! No GP referral is required. Psychotherapist and Certified Coach focused on empowering clients to achieve sound mental health, fulfilling relationships and careers. My clients typically experience some of these challenges: low mood, low self-esteem, narcissistic abuse, emotional swings, irritability, anxiety, social relationship difficulties, addictions, psychosomatic symptoms, family and work conflict, lack of energy. I am a wife, a mother of two, an immigrant, a professional, a Christian... I am here to build you up, there is nothing you can tell me that will scare or discourage me from helping you.
(02) 5950 6462 View (02) 5950 6462
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Sonia Khodabakhsh
Psychologist, PhD, PsyBA General
Verified Verified
Sydney Olympic Park, NSW 2127
Welcome! I believe that with appropriate support, we have the inherent potential to move beyond suffering, toward a life of meaning and purpose. My goal is to support every individual to enhance their well- being and life satisfaction and reach their goals. I am an integrative therapist. I draw on a range of evidence-based interventions to ensure a client-specific approach to therapy.
Welcome! I believe that with appropriate support, we have the inherent potential to move beyond suffering, toward a life of meaning and purpose. My goal is to support every individual to enhance their well- being and life satisfaction and reach their goals. I am an integrative therapist. I draw on a range of evidence-based interventions to ensure a client-specific approach to therapy.
(03) 6160 5409 View (03) 6160 5409
Michelle Pal
Psychologist, MA, PsyBA Endorsed
Verified Verified
Sydney Olympic Park, NSW 2127  (Online Only)
In therapy I can help with mental health and relationship issues such as: confidence and assertiveness; reducing worry and negative thinking; having better relationships; managing low moods or mood swings; overcome imposter syndrome; or decrease sexual dysunction. I treat clinical issues such as anxiety, depression, and bipolar. I also work with adults on relationship issues, and with couples using the Gottman Model of Couples Therapy. I also am passionate about social justice and regularly provide assessments and report for criminal court proceedings including bail application, S14 applications, and sentencing reports.
In therapy I can help with mental health and relationship issues such as: confidence and assertiveness; reducing worry and negative thinking; having better relationships; managing low moods or mood swings; overcome imposter syndrome; or decrease sexual dysunction. I treat clinical issues such as anxiety, depression, and bipolar. I also work with adults on relationship issues, and with couples using the Gottman Model of Couples Therapy. I also am passionate about social justice and regularly provide assessments and report for criminal court proceedings including bail application, S14 applications, and sentencing reports.
(02) 8294 8062 View (02) 8294 8062
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Paula Parmakellis
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, AMHSW
Verified Verified
Sydney Olympic Park, NSW 2127
Are you finding it difficult to manage your intense emotions? Have you experienced trauma in your life which is unresolved and affecting your life now? Or maybe you are at a point in life where you maybe feeling confused or just want to understand yourself better. I am an Accredited Mental Health Social worker with over 19 years experience in various roles with Children and Adolescents in Government and NGOs and counselling experience with Adolescents, families, ADF and their families. I am warm, empathic, authentic and enjoy a good laugh and would love to hear from you if you feel I would be a good fit.
Are you finding it difficult to manage your intense emotions? Have you experienced trauma in your life which is unresolved and affecting your life now? Or maybe you are at a point in life where you maybe feeling confused or just want to understand yourself better. I am an Accredited Mental Health Social worker with over 19 years experience in various roles with Children and Adolescents in Government and NGOs and counselling experience with Adolescents, families, ADF and their families. I am warm, empathic, authentic and enjoy a good laugh and would love to hear from you if you feel I would be a good fit.
(02) 9100 0106 View (02) 9100 0106
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Osas Michaels
MSc
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Sydney Olympic Park, NSW 2127
(02) 4703 7625 View (02) 4703 7625

More Therapists Nearby

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Katherine Gambell
Counsellor, PACFA
Verified Verified
Ryde, NSW 2112
Are you looking for someone to process life's issues with? Perhaps you have experienced trauma, abuse, domestic violence, relationship difficulties, grief, depression, anxiety, suicidal thoughts or other issues that you keep you stuck. Are you looking for someone who will walk with you on the journey and seek to really understand you? Maybe you are looking for some deeper understanding of what is going on, some goals to aim for, or some tools to help you along the way? Maybe you just need someone to listen?
Are you looking for someone to process life's issues with? Perhaps you have experienced trauma, abuse, domestic violence, relationship difficulties, grief, depression, anxiety, suicidal thoughts or other issues that you keep you stuck. Are you looking for someone who will walk with you on the journey and seek to really understand you? Maybe you are looking for some deeper understanding of what is going on, some goals to aim for, or some tools to help you along the way? Maybe you just need someone to listen?
(02) 8294 9321 View (02) 8294 9321
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Lauren Bourke
Psychologist, PsyBA General
Verified Verified
Ryde, NSW 2112
Whether you want to learn strategies to regain mental health; regulate intense emotions; navigate life's complexities and relationships; manage stress or simply maintain optimal wellbeing and balance, I take a compassionate, collaborative and client-centred approach in employing evidence based treatment relevant to the uniqueness of the client. Working with adolescents and adults from a predominantly DBT-informed lens, I encourage people to take an active role in devising treatment goals and firmly believe that each individual is the expert on themselves. I strive to consistently embody non-judgment and flexibility in all that I do.
Whether you want to learn strategies to regain mental health; regulate intense emotions; navigate life's complexities and relationships; manage stress or simply maintain optimal wellbeing and balance, I take a compassionate, collaborative and client-centred approach in employing evidence based treatment relevant to the uniqueness of the client. Working with adolescents and adults from a predominantly DBT-informed lens, I encourage people to take an active role in devising treatment goals and firmly believe that each individual is the expert on themselves. I strive to consistently embody non-judgment and flexibility in all that I do.
(02) 8403 2137 View (02) 8403 2137
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Holistic Mental Health Counselling
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, AMHSW
Verified Verified
Homebush, NSW 2140
I have a passion for working with clients to resolve trauma. Making sense of traumatic experiences, their effect on our mental health and relationships, and processing these safely, allows for us to be our most authentic and integrated self. I also work with individuals, parents and carers supporting their children or loved ones with acute mental health and traumatic experiences.
I have a passion for working with clients to resolve trauma. Making sense of traumatic experiences, their effect on our mental health and relationships, and processing these safely, allows for us to be our most authentic and integrated self. I also work with individuals, parents and carers supporting their children or loved ones with acute mental health and traumatic experiences.
(02) 8000 0834 View (02) 8000 0834
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Mickey Skidmore
Psychotherapist, AMHSW
Verified Verified
Rydalmere, NSW 2116  (Online Only)
My primary clinical focus is on grief & loss, and associated issues of depression and anxiety. I provide services exclusively online (tele-health) to emphasise flexibility and scheduling convenience (eliminating travel and parking hassles) while ensuring increased privacy in the comfort in your own environment. My primary approach to therapy emphasises Solution Focused and Motivational Interviewing methods that are underscored and influenced by Ericksonian Approaches to hypnosis and psychotherapy. I also have a strong passion for providing clinical supervision and services to other professionals.
My primary clinical focus is on grief & loss, and associated issues of depression and anxiety. I provide services exclusively online (tele-health) to emphasise flexibility and scheduling convenience (eliminating travel and parking hassles) while ensuring increased privacy in the comfort in your own environment. My primary approach to therapy emphasises Solution Focused and Motivational Interviewing methods that are underscored and influenced by Ericksonian Approaches to hypnosis and psychotherapy. I also have a strong passion for providing clinical supervision and services to other professionals.
(02) 8294 2030 View (02) 8294 2030
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Willow Tree Counselling
Psychologist, MA, Assoc MAPS
Verified Verified
Camellia, NSW 2142
Willow Tree Counselling service is a specialised counselling service for people who have experienced Trauma and Attachment issues and other difficult life experiences. My approach is informed by research about the remarkable ability of people to survive and thrive after experiencing trauma. I am informed by practiced based evidence (Scott Miller) which means the therapy is tailored around what works for you. This means that I will check in with you throughout your therapy to see how helpful it is for you and adjust our focus so that you get an individualised therapy and, most importantly, one that you find helpful.
Willow Tree Counselling service is a specialised counselling service for people who have experienced Trauma and Attachment issues and other difficult life experiences. My approach is informed by research about the remarkable ability of people to survive and thrive after experiencing trauma. I am informed by practiced based evidence (Scott Miller) which means the therapy is tailored around what works for you. This means that I will check in with you throughout your therapy to see how helpful it is for you and adjust our focus so that you get an individualised therapy and, most importantly, one that you find helpful.
(02) 9053 4696 View (02) 9053 4696
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Joyce Ong
Psychologist, MPsych, MAPS
Verified Verified
Putney, NSW 2112
Not accepting new clients
Joyce's clients present with issues such as anxiety, depression, stress, grief, trauma, relationship conflicts, life transitions, sexual/gender identity, and self-acceptance. Clients hope to resolve past traumatic experience or adverse childhood experiences to overcome their inner critic to achieve a life of vitality. Joyce's working philosophy is “embracing humanity from within”, which means she sees her role as a helping hand in her client’s journey to resolve their suffering with respect and dignity.
Joyce's clients present with issues such as anxiety, depression, stress, grief, trauma, relationship conflicts, life transitions, sexual/gender identity, and self-acceptance. Clients hope to resolve past traumatic experience or adverse childhood experiences to overcome their inner critic to achieve a life of vitality. Joyce's working philosophy is “embracing humanity from within”, which means she sees her role as a helping hand in her client’s journey to resolve their suffering with respect and dignity.
(02) 8503 9961 View (02) 8503 9961
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George Turnure Clinical Psychology
Psychologist, MPsych, MAPS
Verified Verified
Five Dock, NSW 2046
I'm a clinical psychologist who works with people who are hoping to cope better with strong moods such as sadness, low mood or depression, anger or if feeling constantly worried, nervous or anxious. Working together we will find out how this has developed and why it hasn't gone away. In this way we can gain an understanding of the issue and develop skills and strategies to cope better right now, and to manage and/or prevent these issues from returning in the future.
I'm a clinical psychologist who works with people who are hoping to cope better with strong moods such as sadness, low mood or depression, anger or if feeling constantly worried, nervous or anxious. Working together we will find out how this has developed and why it hasn't gone away. In this way we can gain an understanding of the issue and develop skills and strategies to cope better right now, and to manage and/or prevent these issues from returning in the future.
(02) 9053 4659 View (02) 9053 4659
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Ronald Hoang Marriage Counselling & Family Therapy
Counsellor, PACFA
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Gladesville, NSW 2111
Are you struggling with your relationship? Having issues with: communication as you don’t feel like you’re on the same page, conflict resolution - as nothing seems to get resolved, feel like you’ve lost the intimacy and closeness, and you no longer trust one another, are you struggling with sex, finances, house responsibilities, parenting or in-laws? You've tried everything you can think of, but nothing seems to change. The love is still there and you want the relationship to work, you're just not sure how to go about it.
Are you struggling with your relationship? Having issues with: communication as you don’t feel like you’re on the same page, conflict resolution - as nothing seems to get resolved, feel like you’ve lost the intimacy and closeness, and you no longer trust one another, are you struggling with sex, finances, house responsibilities, parenting or in-laws? You've tried everything you can think of, but nothing seems to change. The love is still there and you want the relationship to work, you're just not sure how to go about it.
(02) 7804 4430 View (02) 7804 4430
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Srishti Yadav
Psychologist, MPsych, PsyBA - Clin. Psych
Verified Verified
Ryde, NSW 2112
Srishti is a warm and empathic Clinical Psychologist, who is passionate about delivering the best care to her clients. She works alongside you to first understand your goals and then tailors therapy to meet your needs. Srishti has a background in clinical research, which combined with her postgraduate training, informs her evidence-based approach to therapy.
Srishti is a warm and empathic Clinical Psychologist, who is passionate about delivering the best care to her clients. She works alongside you to first understand your goals and then tailors therapy to meet your needs. Srishti has a background in clinical research, which combined with her postgraduate training, informs her evidence-based approach to therapy.
(02) 7804 4398 View (02) 7804 4398
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Petroula Quinn
Psychologist, PsyBA General
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Gladesville, NSW 2111
Not accepting new clients
Petroula provides Psychological counselling to those wishing to improve their mental health, ranging from workplace stress to significant mental health concerns. By considering the unique personal strengths and challenges of each person, she aims to creative a supportive environment to help people work through their struggles, overcome difficulties, and achieve their full potential.
Petroula provides Psychological counselling to those wishing to improve their mental health, ranging from workplace stress to significant mental health concerns. By considering the unique personal strengths and challenges of each person, she aims to creative a supportive environment to help people work through their struggles, overcome difficulties, and achieve their full potential.
(02) 8000 1671 View (02) 8000 1671

How does your Counsellor compare?

Number of Counsellors in Sydney Olympic Park, NSW

10+

Average cost per session

$150

Counsellors in Sydney Olympic Park, NSW who prioritize treating:

90% Relationship Issues
90% Depression
90% Anxiety
90% Self Esteem
80% Stress
70% Family Conflict
70% Coping Skills

Average years in practice

7 Years

Top 3 insurances accepted

100% Bupa
75% Medicare Rebates
75% AHM Health

How Counsellors in Sydney Olympic Park, NSW see their clients

50% In Person and Online
50% Online Only

Gender breakdown

88% Female
12% Male

FAQs - About Therapy and Counselling

How can I find a therapist in Sydney Olympic Park?

Search for nearby psychologists or counsellors by inputting your city, suburb, postcode, or a provider’s name into the search bar. From there, you can filter providers by the issues they treat, cost, insurance, gender, and other factors to find providers who are well-suited to your needs. To navigate between locations within the same country, enter a new city or postcode into the search bar.

Learn more about how to find a therapist

Is everyone in the Psychology Today Therapy Directory a licensed therapist?

Counsellors and Psychotherapists listed in the directory are members of the main professional associations, mainly the Australian Counselling Association and the Psychotherapy and Counselling Federation of Australia. Psychologists must be registered in the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA). Most Social Workers listed in the directory are members of the Australian Association of Social Workers (AASW).

Providers whose professional membership or primary credential has been verified by Psychology Today are signified by a “Verified” symbol. Given that professional memberships are not a statutory requirement for social workers, psychotherapists and counsellors in Australia, certain qualified professionals or organisations may choose not to maintain such memberships despite possessing the necessary qualifications. They may be selectively included without the “Verified” seal.

What’s the difference between a psychologist, a therapist, and a counsellor?

Counsellors, psychotherapists and psychologists can all provide counselling or talking therapy and have credentials and experience that enable them to do so in Australia.

Psychologists have earned a 4 year undergraduate degree in psychology and have completed a postgraduate internship or postgraduate degree. Psychotherapists generally have an undergraduate degree in a health related field in addition to 3-4 years of specialist training in psychotherapy and a period of personal psychotherapy. In order to belong to a professional organisation such as the ACA or PACFA, counsellors and psychotherapists are required to have completed a certain level of AQF qualifications and/ or an approved training course as well as clinical and supervision hours. Social Workers registered with the AASW are required to have a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Social Work from an accredited institution.

What type of therapy is right for me?

The type of therapy best suited to a particular individual depends on several factors, including their primary reason for seeking therapy, their preferred timeline (some therapy types last for a set number of sessions, while others are open-ended), and their personality and preferences—some may prefer a more structured approach. For many individuals, multiple types of therapy could provide a good fit.

How much does therapy cost?

The cost of therapy depends on a number of variables, including location and the therapist’s experience and training. On average, the cost of a therapy session in Australia could be between $100 and $250. If you have private insurance, your plan may cover some if not all of your sessions. You should contact your insurance provider to determine if they provide coverage for therapy sessions and to determine what, if any, requirements they might have in order for your sessions to be covered, such as a referral from your GP or medical specialist.

What are more affordable or low cost therapy solutions?

Many therapists offer sliding scale payments, usually on a limited number of slots, which consists in an agreement between the therapist and a client to pay a reduced rate. Therapists who provide such arrangements often consider the client's income or ability to pay, but the extent of the discount is ultimately at the therapist's discretion. Furthermore, while group therapy may have different goals and benefits compared to individual therapy, it can be a more affordable solution to address certain types of issues.

If you are struggling to access therapy due to budget constraints, you could also consider public funded mental health services. The Better Access Scheme is a government program offering Medicare rebates for mental health care. To access the program you will need to be assessed and diagnosed by your GP and get a Mental Health Plan. This will allow you to receive up to 10 individual sessions and 10 group sessions a year with practitioners who accept bulk billing, with no out of pocket costs for you.

Is online therapy cheaper than in-person therapy?

Many therapists charge the same amount for online therapy as they do for in-person therapy—though clients may still find this cost-effective if it cuts down on their transportation costs. Health insurance plans often offer equivalent coverage for online and in-person therapy; indeed, in many places, they are legally required to do so. Text-based or on-demand therapy apps may be cheaper than traditional one-on-one psychotherapy; however, the practice may be less effective and is not likely to be covered by insurance.

Is online therapy a good option?

Therapy conducted online can be just as effective as in-person therapy, as long as there is a strong alliance between the client and the therapist. To find a therapist who provides telehealth services to clients in your area, click “Online Therapy” on the directory homepage and search by your city or town or your postcode.

Are therapy sessions confidential?

Therapists who are part of a professional organisation such as the ACA, PACFA, or the APS are bound by an ethical framework that requires them to uphold a confidentiality agreement. Confidentiality is a crucial part of the therapeutic relationship and only under specific circumstances, such as when there is the potential or known harm to the client or others or when a minor is in danger, will a therapist be obligated to break the agreement. These exceptions to the confidentiality agreement are usually discussed during the initial consultation.