Counselling in Ormeau, QLD

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Erinnah Counselling & Therapy
Counsellor, AASW
Verified
Ormeau, QLD 4208
10+ years experience. All ages. Specialising in Eating Disorders, TIC disorders, Anxiety adult & Child. Fees: from $22 out of pocket (sliding scale). We provide counselling and psychological therapies to parents, parents to be, and children of all ages.
10+ years experience. All ages. Specialising in Eating Disorders, TIC disorders, Anxiety adult & Child. Fees: from $22 out of pocket (sliding scale). We provide counselling and psychological therapies to parents, parents to be, and children of all ages.
(07) 5619 5230 View (07) 5619 5230
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Anchor Counselling & Coaching Services
Counsellor, MA, ACA-L4
Verified
3 Endorsed
Ormeau, QLD 4208
You followed the plan and it didn't work out. Perhaps you threw out the plan and now regret it or was never given a plan to begin with and life just happened! Regardless how you got here the one thing that is certain, is that something needs to change. The good news is you are not alone, there is always something that can be done. This situation and these feelings will not last forever and you have taken the first courageous step towards changing your course. As a degree qualified and registered counsellor with a background in psychology, I can help you with the next steps.
You followed the plan and it didn't work out. Perhaps you threw out the plan and now regret it or was never given a plan to begin with and life just happened! Regardless how you got here the one thing that is certain, is that something needs to change. The good news is you are not alone, there is always something that can be done. This situation and these feelings will not last forever and you have taken the first courageous step towards changing your course. As a degree qualified and registered counsellor with a background in psychology, I can help you with the next steps.
(07) 3050 0641 View (07) 3050 0641
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Greater Hope Counselling
Counsellor, ACA-L1
Verified
Ormeau, QLD 4208  (Online Only)
Every story is unique. No two journeys are alike. Our partnership will be client-led and at your pace. Whether you find yourself stuck in life, or confused, or have had a significant change that life has thrown you - or maybe you've just lost hope. I am passionate about helping my clients find keys to move through whatever stage of life they find themselves in - and to find hope.
Every story is unique. No two journeys are alike. Our partnership will be client-led and at your pace. Whether you find yourself stuck in life, or confused, or have had a significant change that life has thrown you - or maybe you've just lost hope. I am passionate about helping my clients find keys to move through whatever stage of life they find themselves in - and to find hope.
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Gateway Counselling and Wholeness Centre
Counsellor, MA, PACFA
Verified
Ormeau, QLD 4208
If you or your child are facing personal or relationship challenges, anxiety, depression, trauma, grief and loss or isolation our professional counselling services can help. Our experienced, accredited and highly skilled practitioners see people who are wanting to make changes, increase peace in their life, build better relationships, or develop tools and strategies to deal with life’s challenges. We are committed to provide you with the highest level of respect, care and safety. We acknowledge diversity of beliefs, values and perspectives within our community while working to support you where you are now and your journey ahead.
If you or your child are facing personal or relationship challenges, anxiety, depression, trauma, grief and loss or isolation our professional counselling services can help. Our experienced, accredited and highly skilled practitioners see people who are wanting to make changes, increase peace in their life, build better relationships, or develop tools and strategies to deal with life’s challenges. We are committed to provide you with the highest level of respect, care and safety. We acknowledge diversity of beliefs, values and perspectives within our community while working to support you where you are now and your journey ahead.
(07) 3291 5963 View (07) 3291 5963
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Abba House Counselling
Counsellor, MC, PACFA
Verified
Ormeau, QLD 4208
Not accepting new clients
Every person has the deep desire to be seen, heard, and known. Julie has a gentle, warm presence that invites curiosity to explore what is going on inside yourself, and give voice to your own story.
Every person has the deep desire to be seen, heard, and known. Julie has a gentle, warm presence that invites curiosity to explore what is going on inside yourself, and give voice to your own story.
(07) 2801 5849 View (07) 2801 5849
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Evoke Counselling and Support Services
Counsellor, ACA-L1
Verified
Ormeau, QLD 4208
Facilitating your journey to help you live the life you want. Encouraging and building you up to bring about change if that is a goal. If you have specific needs, I can help you find and receive the supports you need.
Facilitating your journey to help you live the life you want. Encouraging and building you up to bring about change if that is a goal. If you have specific needs, I can help you find and receive the supports you need.
(07) 2801 7200 View (07) 2801 7200
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Pamela Chetty (Gold Coast)
Counsellor, MSc, ACA-L4
Verified
Ormeau, QLD 4208
Healthy relationships are an integral part of living a fulfilled life. When we face life’s challenges, however, we may resort to unhealthy ways of dealing with it like belittling each other or not validating a partner’s emotions (to name a few). Couples counselling is an extremely useful tool for repairing and strengthening your relationship. As your couples/sex therapist, I can help with: Reconnecting to create security and safety in the relationship; Rebuilding trust and safety after an affair/infidelity; Communication issues; Couple goals/vision; Sex and intimacy issues; Parenting issues; Co-parenting; Separation and transition.
Healthy relationships are an integral part of living a fulfilled life. When we face life’s challenges, however, we may resort to unhealthy ways of dealing with it like belittling each other or not validating a partner’s emotions (to name a few). Couples counselling is an extremely useful tool for repairing and strengthening your relationship. As your couples/sex therapist, I can help with: Reconnecting to create security and safety in the relationship; Rebuilding trust and safety after an affair/infidelity; Communication issues; Couple goals/vision; Sex and intimacy issues; Parenting issues; Co-parenting; Separation and transition.
(07) 2801 7207 View (07) 2801 7207
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Your Psych Centre
Psychologist, PsyBA General
Verified
Ormeau, QLD 4208  (Online Only)
I am Director and Principal Psychologist of Your Psych Centre. We are an affirming clinic who works with individuals across the lifespan. We recognise individuals and parents are the experts - we are here to help make sense of it all. Our diverse clinicians are passionate about empowering all individuals, particularly those within the LGBTIQ+, Neurodivergent, and Culturally and Linguistic Diverse communities.
I am Director and Principal Psychologist of Your Psych Centre. We are an affirming clinic who works with individuals across the lifespan. We recognise individuals and parents are the experts - we are here to help make sense of it all. Our diverse clinicians are passionate about empowering all individuals, particularly those within the LGBTIQ+, Neurodivergent, and Culturally and Linguistic Diverse communities.
(07) 5391 4223 View (07) 5391 4223
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Hezreen Morgan
Counsellor, ACA-L4
Verified
1 Endorsed
Ormeau, QLD 4208  (Online Only)
I provide counselling for young people, adults and families with presenting mental health concerns, trauma, grief and loss as well as relationship and parenting difficulties. I have specialty in supporting children and adolescents who experienced harm and abuse ensuring fundamental safety to their well-being. I also work with individuals and families who are faced with the impact of life-threatening illness. I have a strong dedication in supporting every client through my integrative and relational counselling approach in their journey of self-love and hope.
I provide counselling for young people, adults and families with presenting mental health concerns, trauma, grief and loss as well as relationship and parenting difficulties. I have specialty in supporting children and adolescents who experienced harm and abuse ensuring fundamental safety to their well-being. I also work with individuals and families who are faced with the impact of life-threatening illness. I have a strong dedication in supporting every client through my integrative and relational counselling approach in their journey of self-love and hope.
(07) 3477 9826 View (07) 3477 9826
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AngelaLee Counselling Services
Counsellor, MA, PACFA
Verified
Ormeau, QLD 4208
I'm a trauma-informed counsellor. My passion lies in helping people navigate through the challenges in their lives, feel empowered and find hope again. I have worked with a range of clients experiencing trauma, mental health challenges, relational conflict, spiritual and cross-cultural challenges. I offer an integrative approach in my therapeutic work to meet your unique individual needs. I incorporate evidence-based psychotherapy including Attachment-based Therapy, IFS, Trauma-Informed Expressive Art Therapy, ACT and Somatic Therapy. I also offer Christian counselling to those who are looking for a Christian counsellor.
I'm a trauma-informed counsellor. My passion lies in helping people navigate through the challenges in their lives, feel empowered and find hope again. I have worked with a range of clients experiencing trauma, mental health challenges, relational conflict, spiritual and cross-cultural challenges. I offer an integrative approach in my therapeutic work to meet your unique individual needs. I incorporate evidence-based psychotherapy including Attachment-based Therapy, IFS, Trauma-Informed Expressive Art Therapy, ACT and Somatic Therapy. I also offer Christian counselling to those who are looking for a Christian counsellor.
(07) 2801 6760 View (07) 2801 6760
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In Bloom Holistic Counselling
Counsellor, ACA-L2
Verified
Ormeau, QLD 4208
Not everyone needs a psychological diagnosis. Do you need someone to talk to? Are you finding life a struggle, feel anxious or overwhelmed? Has something specific happened that is preventing you from moving forward; the end of a relationship, loss of a job, a bereavement? Do you desire something to change, however, don't know specifically what it is or where to start? Perhaps things don't feel quite right and you need guidance with discovering any underlying issues you may not be aware of? As a trained counsellor, I offer a non-judgemental space to listen and help you sift through what may be troubling you.
Not everyone needs a psychological diagnosis. Do you need someone to talk to? Are you finding life a struggle, feel anxious or overwhelmed? Has something specific happened that is preventing you from moving forward; the end of a relationship, loss of a job, a bereavement? Do you desire something to change, however, don't know specifically what it is or where to start? Perhaps things don't feel quite right and you need guidance with discovering any underlying issues you may not be aware of? As a trained counsellor, I offer a non-judgemental space to listen and help you sift through what may be troubling you.
(07) 2801 7879 View (07) 2801 7879
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Kristal Hardy
Counsellor, MA, ACA-L2
Verified
Ormeau, QLD 4208
Kristal is a registered counsellor with almost 10 years of experience in the field. She has completed a Master in Mental Health Practice, Bachelor of Psychological Science & Bachelor of Counselling and engages in regular professional development to ensure her clinical practice remains at the highest possible standard. Her therapeutic approach can be described as warm, non-judgemental and down to earth. Kristal prides herself on making the therapeutic space inviting, calm and non-clinical.
Kristal is a registered counsellor with almost 10 years of experience in the field. She has completed a Master in Mental Health Practice, Bachelor of Psychological Science & Bachelor of Counselling and engages in regular professional development to ensure her clinical practice remains at the highest possible standard. Her therapeutic approach can be described as warm, non-judgemental and down to earth. Kristal prides herself on making the therapeutic space inviting, calm and non-clinical.
(07) 2801 5787 View (07) 2801 5787

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Nikki Bray
Psychologist, MPsych, PsyBA General
Verified
Coomera, QLD 4209
Clinical Psychologist and Owner at BrayPsych Clinical Psychology on the Gold Coast. I have availability for new adult clients for therapy via telehealth or in person. I also offer neuroaffirming Autism assessments for adults. I I like to describe myself as an enthusiastic and compassionate therapist. My values are empowerment, self-advocacy and authenticity. I provide support for adults experiencing depression, anxiety, stress, panic, phobias, OCD, chronic pain, emotion dysregulation difficulties, grief, low self-esteem, perfectionism, adjustment to life changes, autistic burnout, and supporting neurodivergent adults.
Clinical Psychologist and Owner at BrayPsych Clinical Psychology on the Gold Coast. I have availability for new adult clients for therapy via telehealth or in person. I also offer neuroaffirming Autism assessments for adults. I I like to describe myself as an enthusiastic and compassionate therapist. My values are empowerment, self-advocacy and authenticity. I provide support for adults experiencing depression, anxiety, stress, panic, phobias, OCD, chronic pain, emotion dysregulation difficulties, grief, low self-esteem, perfectionism, adjustment to life changes, autistic burnout, and supporting neurodivergent adults.
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Tanya Swift Wellbeing Services
Psychologist, PsyBA General
Verified
Hope Island, QLD 4212
As a frontline responder, a veteran, or as an individual experiencing trauma, a victim of crime, or suffering suicidal ideation, I have a unique set of skills and insight that you may find helpful. Prior to becoming a psychologist, I was an Australian Federal Police officer, for 31 years. I worked alongside Queensland Police, other police services across the world, ambulance services, firies, and our Defence personnel in Afghanistan. I was a nurse prior to joining the AFP. I was driven to psychology through my role as a police negotiator and through witnessing the adverse impact of what we do on too many and their mental health.
As a frontline responder, a veteran, or as an individual experiencing trauma, a victim of crime, or suffering suicidal ideation, I have a unique set of skills and insight that you may find helpful. Prior to becoming a psychologist, I was an Australian Federal Police officer, for 31 years. I worked alongside Queensland Police, other police services across the world, ambulance services, firies, and our Defence personnel in Afghanistan. I was a nurse prior to joining the AFP. I was driven to psychology through my role as a police negotiator and through witnessing the adverse impact of what we do on too many and their mental health.
(07) 2801 5669 View (07) 2801 5669
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Wisemind & Body
Psychologist, MPsych, PsyBA - Clin. Psych
Verified
Hope Island, QLD 4212
Wisemind & Body Clinicians work with children, adolescents, adults, families and organisations across various presentations. We aim to create a safe space for each individual and assist them through a warm, empathetic, and Trauma-informed approach while building and maintaining a strong therapeutic alliance with each of our clients. We ensure that each client's presentation is entailed towards them and provide various evidence-based interventions with achievable treatment plans to have the best possible outcomes for clients for any presentation, concerns, or goals they may have. Call us now on or email us!
Wisemind & Body Clinicians work with children, adolescents, adults, families and organisations across various presentations. We aim to create a safe space for each individual and assist them through a warm, empathetic, and Trauma-informed approach while building and maintaining a strong therapeutic alliance with each of our clients. We ensure that each client's presentation is entailed towards them and provide various evidence-based interventions with achievable treatment plans to have the best possible outcomes for clients for any presentation, concerns, or goals they may have. Call us now on or email us!
(07) 2801 6810 View (07) 2801 6810
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Shawn Matthews
Psychotherapist, ACA-L2
Verified
Pimpama, QLD 4209
I assist women and couples through anxiety, grief and loss, and stress reduction, conflict management, and relationship building. The people I assist come from our session, reclaiming their time, voice, values, and vision, creating love, leadership, and happiness through their lives. Become Healthy, Happy, and Heard
I assist women and couples through anxiety, grief and loss, and stress reduction, conflict management, and relationship building. The people I assist come from our session, reclaiming their time, voice, values, and vision, creating love, leadership, and happiness through their lives. Become Healthy, Happy, and Heard
(07) 2801 5057 View (07) 2801 5057
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Yaneke Felderhof
Psychologist, MPsych, PsyBA General
Verified
1 Endorsed
Coomera, QLD 4209
Hi! I'm Yaneke, and I'm dedicated to helping individuals aged 15 and above overcome their challenges and lead fulfilling lives. My ideal client may struggle with a range of mental health issues, including but not limited to anxiety, depression, body image and eating disorder, trauma, and personality disorders like BPD. I collaborate with my clients to achieve goals in developing coping strategies, improving self-esteem, enhancing relationships, gaining a deeper understanding, and self-awareness.
Hi! I'm Yaneke, and I'm dedicated to helping individuals aged 15 and above overcome their challenges and lead fulfilling lives. My ideal client may struggle with a range of mental health issues, including but not limited to anxiety, depression, body image and eating disorder, trauma, and personality disorders like BPD. I collaborate with my clients to achieve goals in developing coping strategies, improving self-esteem, enhancing relationships, gaining a deeper understanding, and self-awareness.
(07) 2801 7406 View (07) 2801 7406
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Susan Loane Counselling
Counsellor
Verified
Helensvale, QLD 4212
I am an empathetic therapist with a non judgemental approach towards her client's situations. I have worked nationally within the field of psychotherapeutic interventions for over 26 years. I understand the stressors that people are facing within our society, I can help you with strategies to better deal with your counselling needs. This I have provided for families, individuals, and couples successfully with my practice. Please do not hesitate to contact me to discuss your matters further. I am fully vaccinated. Other information can be found about my services at my website susanloane.info
I am an empathetic therapist with a non judgemental approach towards her client's situations. I have worked nationally within the field of psychotherapeutic interventions for over 26 years. I understand the stressors that people are facing within our society, I can help you with strategies to better deal with your counselling needs. This I have provided for families, individuals, and couples successfully with my practice. Please do not hesitate to contact me to discuss your matters further. I am fully vaccinated. Other information can be found about my services at my website susanloane.info
(08) 9939 0307 View (08) 9939 0307
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Charmaine Dunn Counselling & Trauma Therapy
Counsellor, ACA-L2
Verified
Ormeau Hills, QLD 4208
Hi! I am Charmaine, thanks for stopping by. Are you feeling stuck? Can’t move forward? Either living in the past, hating the present or wishing for a different future? Life is tough, and sometimes we all need a little help, but finding the right person to support you is essential. For the last 10 years, I have been working with individuals to clear the patterns of the past, helping them get unstuck and move forward into the future. I work with both conscious (talk therapies) and sub-conscious (experiential therapies) to find resolution, finding the unique therapy that best suits you and your circumstances.
Hi! I am Charmaine, thanks for stopping by. Are you feeling stuck? Can’t move forward? Either living in the past, hating the present or wishing for a different future? Life is tough, and sometimes we all need a little help, but finding the right person to support you is essential. For the last 10 years, I have been working with individuals to clear the patterns of the past, helping them get unstuck and move forward into the future. I work with both conscious (talk therapies) and sub-conscious (experiential therapies) to find resolution, finding the unique therapy that best suits you and your circumstances.
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Big Bears Treehouse
Counsellor, ACA-L2
Verified
Coomera, QLD 4209
I'm a passionate child and family counsellor who works from a strengths-based perspective and sees the potential in all my clients. I've trained in several play therapy modalities (CCPT, Theraplay, Autplay, Filial Therapy) to help children and families communicate and connect in times when words just don’t meet their needs. I've also trained in several parenting programs to help parents navigate this sometimes-challenging role i.e., Circles of Security, Triple P, Emotion Coaching 123.
I'm a passionate child and family counsellor who works from a strengths-based perspective and sees the potential in all my clients. I've trained in several play therapy modalities (CCPT, Theraplay, Autplay, Filial Therapy) to help children and families communicate and connect in times when words just don’t meet their needs. I've also trained in several parenting programs to help parents navigate this sometimes-challenging role i.e., Circles of Security, Triple P, Emotion Coaching 123.
(07) 3186 8548 View (07) 3186 8548

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How does your Counsellor compare?

Number of Counsellors in Ormeau, QLD

10+

Average cost per session

$120

Counsellors in Ormeau, QLD who prioritize treating:

92% Depression
92% Anxiety
92% Self Esteem
92% Stress
83% Relationship Issues
83% Coping Skills
75% Bereavement

Average years in practice

9 Years

Top 3 insurances accepted

83% Police Health
67% Bupa
67% Medibank Private

How Counsellors in Ormeau, QLD see their clients

75% In Person and Online
25% Online Only

Gender breakdown

100% Female

FAQs - About Therapy and Counselling

How can I find a therapist in Ormeau?

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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.