Therapists in K1T

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Kristina Pearson
Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying), MA
Verified
1 Endorsed
Ottawa, ON K1T
Are you struggling with symptoms of depression, anxiety or stress? Are traumatic events or difficult relationships from your past affecting your present? Do you feel lost and disconnected from your true self, or your partner? If so, therapy might be a suitable option for you. Therapy can help clear your head, lead you to better understand your emotions and move towards a better quality of life. Therapy can also help you reconnect with what matters most to inspire you to live the life you want to live.
Are you struggling with symptoms of depression, anxiety or stress? Are traumatic events or difficult relationships from your past affecting your present? Do you feel lost and disconnected from your true self, or your partner? If so, therapy might be a suitable option for you. Therapy can help clear your head, lead you to better understand your emotions and move towards a better quality of life. Therapy can also help you reconnect with what matters most to inspire you to live the life you want to live.
(343) 304-6303 View (343) 304-6303
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Lorrain Tyrany • LT Counselling & Psychotherapy
Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying), M(Ed), RP(Q)
Verified
1 Endorsed
Ottawa, ON K1T
I truly believe that the key to a prosperous community lies in the well-being of each and every member of that community. As a therapist, my goal is to provide you with a comfortable and empathetic environment, built on trust and transparency. I use a collaborative therapeutic approach, and I work with you to develop an action plan; integrating evidence-based practices that suit your needs. I have several years of experience in mentoring youth and young adults, and I have experience providing therapy to teenagers and adults from diverse ethnic and cultural backgrounds.
I truly believe that the key to a prosperous community lies in the well-being of each and every member of that community. As a therapist, my goal is to provide you with a comfortable and empathetic environment, built on trust and transparency. I use a collaborative therapeutic approach, and I work with you to develop an action plan; integrating evidence-based practices that suit your needs. I have several years of experience in mentoring youth and young adults, and I have experience providing therapy to teenagers and adults from diverse ethnic and cultural backgrounds.
(343) 453-1863 View (343) 453-1863
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Zainab Santur
Registered Social Worker, RSW, MSW, BSW
Verified
Gloucester, ON K1T  (Online Only)
It has been tough, and getting support can be overwhelming. This is a big step to take, and I would be honoured to support you as you identify your needs and achieve your goals. I provide therapy to adults, seniors and couples in a safe and judgement-free space.
It has been tough, and getting support can be overwhelming. This is a big step to take, and I would be honoured to support you as you identify your needs and achieve your goals. I provide therapy to adults, seniors and couples in a safe and judgement-free space.
(343) 307-0850 View (343) 307-0850
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Saeid Kianpour
Registered Psychotherapist, PhD, RP
Verified
Ottawa, ON K1T  (Online Only)
Most of my clients chose me because they need a psychotherapist and marriage and family therapist with a systemic lens who sees their "presenting problem" in the context of their relationships. Whether they deal with personal concerns such as depression and anxiety or have marital and family issues, they come to me to be enabled to have a holistic and systemic understanding of their problems and find practical solutions for their problems. Therefore, I try my best from my side to help, and together, we develop various strategies to solve the problems.
Most of my clients chose me because they need a psychotherapist and marriage and family therapist with a systemic lens who sees their "presenting problem" in the context of their relationships. Whether they deal with personal concerns such as depression and anxiety or have marital and family issues, they come to me to be enabled to have a holistic and systemic understanding of their problems and find practical solutions for their problems. Therefore, I try my best from my side to help, and together, we develop various strategies to solve the problems.
(613) 701-9846 x410 View (613) 701-9846 x410
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Zara Arshad
Registered Psychotherapist, MSc, RP, PMH-C
Verified
Ottawa, ON K1T
As your therapist, I create a safe, comfortable, and non-judgemental environment where I allow you to express who you are – the good and the bad. During this vulnerable process, I offer gentle support in reaching your therapeutic goals, by helping you make sense of the issues you are facing, gain insight into your thoughts, beliefs, and emotions, facilitate and enhance communication, connect with your inner resilience, implement changes, develop compassion towards yourself and others, and renew connections with people in your life.
As your therapist, I create a safe, comfortable, and non-judgemental environment where I allow you to express who you are – the good and the bad. During this vulnerable process, I offer gentle support in reaching your therapeutic goals, by helping you make sense of the issues you are facing, gain insight into your thoughts, beliefs, and emotions, facilitate and enhance communication, connect with your inner resilience, implement changes, develop compassion towards yourself and others, and renew connections with people in your life.
(613) 604-0452 View (613) 604-0452
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Bahara Hamidi
Registered Psychotherapist, BA, MA, CCPA
Verified
6 Endorsed
Ottawa, ON K1T  (Online Only)
My goal is to provide unwavering support to my clients as they navigate the path to emotional well-being and self-discovery. I firmly believe in the power of collaboration, and I prioritize establishing a safe, non-judgmental, and authentic therapeutic relationship with each person. One of the cornerstones of my practice is my trauma-informed and culturally sensitive approach.
My goal is to provide unwavering support to my clients as they navigate the path to emotional well-being and self-discovery. I firmly believe in the power of collaboration, and I prioritize establishing a safe, non-judgmental, and authentic therapeutic relationship with each person. One of the cornerstones of my practice is my trauma-informed and culturally sensitive approach.
(343) 321-2001 View (343) 321-2001
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Aala Ridha
Registered Psychotherapist, MEd, RP
Verified
6 Endorsed
Ottawa, ON K1T  (Online Only)
Not accepting new clients
Thank you for being here! I know reaching out for support can be difficult, and I want to acknowledge your courage in taking this important step. I believe in our inner strength and capacity for healing, and whether you are feeling overwhelmed by a change in your life, looking to process past traumas, or want to reclaim your power from various challenges, I would be honoured to support you through this journey. Together, we’ll collaboratively identify your goals for therapy, learn practical skills, and work through any uncomfortable emotions or experiences that may come up for you.
Thank you for being here! I know reaching out for support can be difficult, and I want to acknowledge your courage in taking this important step. I believe in our inner strength and capacity for healing, and whether you are feeling overwhelmed by a change in your life, looking to process past traumas, or want to reclaim your power from various challenges, I would be honoured to support you through this journey. Together, we’ll collaboratively identify your goals for therapy, learn practical skills, and work through any uncomfortable emotions or experiences that may come up for you.
(343) 341-4970 View (343) 341-4970
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Catherine G
Registered Psychotherapist, MEd, BA
Verified
1 Endorsed
Ottawa, ON K1T
We are accepting new clients! I'm glad to see you are considering your mental health needs. I want you to know that when you reach out, we officially become a team - I’ll be on your side. You will be greeted by a warm, understanding and authentic psychotherapist that will make you feel comfortable. I know therapy can seem scary and in session there may be tears but there may also be laughs, as we will explore a wide range of emotions together. I will offer a judgment-free environment where you will feel safe to share your difficult experiences as we develop a connection and explore your mental health needs together.
We are accepting new clients! I'm glad to see you are considering your mental health needs. I want you to know that when you reach out, we officially become a team - I’ll be on your side. You will be greeted by a warm, understanding and authentic psychotherapist that will make you feel comfortable. I know therapy can seem scary and in session there may be tears but there may also be laughs, as we will explore a wide range of emotions together. I will offer a judgment-free environment where you will feel safe to share your difficult experiences as we develop a connection and explore your mental health needs together.
(343) 304-5557 View (343) 304-5557
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Catherine Brunet
Registered Psychotherapist, MEd, RP
Verified
Ottawa, ON K1T
Currently accepting clients. Throughout life, we come to face challenges that we struggle to understand and cope with. I seek to help individuals achieve their innate potential and help them navigate their hardships, moving towards growth and healing. I believe that with a trusting therapeutic alliance, clients can explore moving to a place of acceptance and of well-being.
Currently accepting clients. Throughout life, we come to face challenges that we struggle to understand and cope with. I seek to help individuals achieve their innate potential and help them navigate their hardships, moving towards growth and healing. I believe that with a trusting therapeutic alliance, clients can explore moving to a place of acceptance and of well-being.
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Amy James
Registered Psychotherapist, MDiv, RP
Verified
Ottawa, ON K1T  (Online Only)
Waitlist for new clients
Perhaps you’re wondering what counselling is all about? Or can I really get the help I need? Maybe you’re even trying to decide, will it be worth it? It’s okay to be uncertain, have questions, and even not know where to begin. Counselling is a collaborative process where you can share: • Whatever is on your mind...how did I get to this point? I don’t even recognize myself! • What' happening in your life...what did I do wrong? It wasn’t supposed to be like this! • Consider future goals...where did the time go? This job was placeholder. • Reconcile past events...when will it stop? I can't let go!
Perhaps you’re wondering what counselling is all about? Or can I really get the help I need? Maybe you’re even trying to decide, will it be worth it? It’s okay to be uncertain, have questions, and even not know where to begin. Counselling is a collaborative process where you can share: • Whatever is on your mind...how did I get to this point? I don’t even recognize myself! • What' happening in your life...what did I do wrong? It wasn’t supposed to be like this! • Consider future goals...where did the time go? This job was placeholder. • Reconcile past events...when will it stop? I can't let go!
(343) 429-6185 View (343) 429-6185
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Lesley-Ann Sparkes
Registered Psychotherapist, MA
Verified
2 Endorsed
Gloucester, ON K1T  (Online Only)
Not accepting new clients
In clinical practice, I utilize a biopsychosocial approach that considers a client’s past, worldview, and perception of self. This allows for the holistic assessment of presenting issues, as well as individual client needs. My preferred therapeutic orientations to work with are cognitive behavioural therapy, exposure and response prevention, emotionally focused therapy, psychodynamic therapy, and acceptance and commitment therapy.
In clinical practice, I utilize a biopsychosocial approach that considers a client’s past, worldview, and perception of self. This allows for the holistic assessment of presenting issues, as well as individual client needs. My preferred therapeutic orientations to work with are cognitive behavioural therapy, exposure and response prevention, emotionally focused therapy, psychodynamic therapy, and acceptance and commitment therapy.
(343) 309-9905 View (343) 309-9905
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Helen Tweddle
Registered Social Worker, MSW RSW
Verified
Ottawa, ON K1T  (Online Only)
Taking the first step towards reaching out to a therapist can feel very overwhelming, so congratulations for taking that step today! The reasons for connecting with a therapist are varied and unique to the individual, as such my practice is to work to fully understand the concerns you are navigating, as you see them. In unpacking the concerns and the subsequent impact, we can work together to explore different ways of responding to the issues you're facing, be it a change of circumstance, or a change in how you feel about the circumstance. Together we can work towards creating a life that is more rich and meaningful on your terms.
Taking the first step towards reaching out to a therapist can feel very overwhelming, so congratulations for taking that step today! The reasons for connecting with a therapist are varied and unique to the individual, as such my practice is to work to fully understand the concerns you are navigating, as you see them. In unpacking the concerns and the subsequent impact, we can work together to explore different ways of responding to the issues you're facing, be it a change of circumstance, or a change in how you feel about the circumstance. Together we can work towards creating a life that is more rich and meaningful on your terms.
(437) 747-6902 View (437) 747-6902
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Sabine Jean
Registered Psychotherapist, MEd
Verified
Ottawa, ON K1T  (Online Only)
As a dedicated psychotherapist, I am committed to providing a compassionate and supportive environment where individuals can explore, heal, and grow. With a deep respect for the courage it takes to seek therapy, I bring a warm, non-judgmental approach to my practice.
As a dedicated psychotherapist, I am committed to providing a compassionate and supportive environment where individuals can explore, heal, and grow. With a deep respect for the courage it takes to seek therapy, I bring a warm, non-judgmental approach to my practice.
(343) 655-3218 View (343) 655-3218
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Congruent Living Therapy
Registered Psychotherapist, MA, RP
Verified
2 Endorsed
Ottawa, ON K1T  (Online Only)
Living in a world that demands perfection is not easy. It can be extremely difficult and unforgiving to us human beings. When we experience negative emotions there is something deeper that is lurking beneath the surface. I am a humanistic therapist who puts the client's needs first. Even if the client is unsure of what they need, this will be part of the journey to discover. I do not adhere to a "one-size-fits-all" approach to therapy as every individual is unique and deserves to be heard for who they are.
Living in a world that demands perfection is not easy. It can be extremely difficult and unforgiving to us human beings. When we experience negative emotions there is something deeper that is lurking beneath the surface. I am a humanistic therapist who puts the client's needs first. Even if the client is unsure of what they need, this will be part of the journey to discover. I do not adhere to a "one-size-fits-all" approach to therapy as every individual is unique and deserves to be heard for who they are.
(613) 693-0216 View (613) 693-0216
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Jessica Lapensée
Registered Psychotherapist, MEd, CCC
Verified
Ottawa, ON K1T
Not accepting new clients
Life can be really hectic and move at an alarming rate until we find ourselves asking “why does everything feel so heavy?” I value the courage it takes to reach out and take this first step for yourself. You being here, taking this initiative, is an act worth recognizing. My goal is to walk alongside you, and meet you where you are in your journey. Collaboratively, we can explore your inner experiences and challenging areas in your life contributing to your distress. I work from a place of compassion and deep empathy to create a safe non-judgemental space to help you identify your inner strengths to move you closer to your goals.
Life can be really hectic and move at an alarming rate until we find ourselves asking “why does everything feel so heavy?” I value the courage it takes to reach out and take this first step for yourself. You being here, taking this initiative, is an act worth recognizing. My goal is to walk alongside you, and meet you where you are in your journey. Collaboratively, we can explore your inner experiences and challenging areas in your life contributing to your distress. I work from a place of compassion and deep empathy to create a safe non-judgemental space to help you identify your inner strengths to move you closer to your goals.
(343) 307-6443 View (343) 307-6443
Photo of Ghadir Kawar, Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying) in K1T, ON
Ghadir Kawar
Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying), MA, MEd
Verified
Ottawa, ON K1T  (Online Only)
Step into a space crafted for understanding and growth, where your thoughts and feelings are met with empathy and respect. As a psychotherapist, I'm here to create a comfortable environment for our collaborative journey—whether you're dealing with specific challenges or seeking greater self-awareness. This is a place where your experiences matter, and together, we'll explore your path in a supportive, non-judgmental space aimed at your well-being and personal development.
Step into a space crafted for understanding and growth, where your thoughts and feelings are met with empathy and respect. As a psychotherapist, I'm here to create a comfortable environment for our collaborative journey—whether you're dealing with specific challenges or seeking greater self-awareness. This is a place where your experiences matter, and together, we'll explore your path in a supportive, non-judgmental space aimed at your well-being and personal development.
(343) 453-5571 View (343) 453-5571
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Marie-Rose Tannous
Registered Psychotherapist, PhD, MA
Verified
1 Endorsed
Ottawa, ON K1T
I am currently providing video and/or in person therapy services to new and current clients. Do you think you are struggling with anxiety, depression, low self-esteem, burnout, grief, recurrent thoughts, traumatic past, marital issues, family conflicts, spiritual questions? Those powerful emotional remind you that you are human. They may be a good opportunity to learn more about yourself, and to treat yourself kindly along the way.
I am currently providing video and/or in person therapy services to new and current clients. Do you think you are struggling with anxiety, depression, low self-esteem, burnout, grief, recurrent thoughts, traumatic past, marital issues, family conflicts, spiritual questions? Those powerful emotional remind you that you are human. They may be a good opportunity to learn more about yourself, and to treat yourself kindly along the way.
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Kalm Mi Mind
Registered Social Worker, MSW, RSW
Verified
Ottawa, ON K1T  (Online Only)
Do you struggle with fitting in due to diaspora? Do you find yourself wanting to hide from the world? Are you a minority facing LGBTQ concerns and feel you have nobody to turn to? Have you been looking for a therapist for a while and haven’t found anyone that you can relate to? And at times felt like they just don’t understand you? Finding the right therapist can be a daunting task, and it’s important that you find the right therapist to connect with that will not judge or discredit your experience. That’s why at Kalm Mi Mind I specialize in supporting minority persons including people of colour and LGBTQ people.
Do you struggle with fitting in due to diaspora? Do you find yourself wanting to hide from the world? Are you a minority facing LGBTQ concerns and feel you have nobody to turn to? Have you been looking for a therapist for a while and haven’t found anyone that you can relate to? And at times felt like they just don’t understand you? Finding the right therapist can be a daunting task, and it’s important that you find the right therapist to connect with that will not judge or discredit your experience. That’s why at Kalm Mi Mind I specialize in supporting minority persons including people of colour and LGBTQ people.
(343) 306-0490 View (343) 306-0490
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Kira Lynn Laurin
Registered Psychotherapist, HBSc, MACP
Verified
3 Endorsed
Ottawa, ON K1T
Have you ever felt lost, unsure of who you are? Managing feelings of loss, depression, and anxiety can make us feel like we have lost a piece of ourselves, make us feel like we are on unsteady ground. Trauma and stressful life events can change us; an experience where we can't even recognize ourselves. Issues surrounding gender identity or sexuality can at times make us feel alone. If you are struggling with difficult thoughts and emotions, a trusted therapist could be helpful in engaging with what truly matters to you. I'm here to help you with your unexpected challenges in your life so that you can live a life that YOU value.
Have you ever felt lost, unsure of who you are? Managing feelings of loss, depression, and anxiety can make us feel like we have lost a piece of ourselves, make us feel like we are on unsteady ground. Trauma and stressful life events can change us; an experience where we can't even recognize ourselves. Issues surrounding gender identity or sexuality can at times make us feel alone. If you are struggling with difficult thoughts and emotions, a trusted therapist could be helpful in engaging with what truly matters to you. I'm here to help you with your unexpected challenges in your life so that you can live a life that YOU value.
(343) 339-9283 View (343) 339-9283
Photo of April Boyd, Registered Social Worker in K1T, ON
April Boyd
Registered Social Worker, MSW, RSW
Verified
Ottawa, ON K1T  (Online Only)
Let's get things moving to feel easier, lighter and more connected. If you want to get untangled from old self-sabotaging patterns or frustrating relationship dynamics, like having the same fight with your partner over and over, over-functioning and doing more than your share, or promising yourself you'll make healthy changes only to fall back into old habits, this invitation is for you. ( Fighting with your partner? Email me to get a free 5 day mini course to get your partner to hear you out.)
Let's get things moving to feel easier, lighter and more connected. If you want to get untangled from old self-sabotaging patterns or frustrating relationship dynamics, like having the same fight with your partner over and over, over-functioning and doing more than your share, or promising yourself you'll make healthy changes only to fall back into old habits, this invitation is for you. ( Fighting with your partner? Email me to get a free 5 day mini course to get your partner to hear you out.)
(613) 704-3703 View (613) 704-3703

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Number of Counsellors in K1T

30+

Average cost per session

$160

Counsellors in K1T who prioritize treating:

100% Anxiety
94% Relationship Issues
94% Depression
86% Self Esteem
83% Coping Skills
83% Stress
74% Life Transitions

Average years in practice

8 Years

Top 3 insurances accepted

75% SunLife
58% Manulife
50% Blue Cross

How Counsellors in K1T see their clients

54% Online Only
46% In Person and Online

Gender breakdown

86% Female
14% Male

FAQs - About Therapy and Counselling

How can I find a therapist in K1T?

Search for nearby therapists or counsellors by inputting your city, postal code, 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 postal code into the search bar.

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

Most Counsellors and Psychotherapists listed in the directory are certified by one of the main professional associations, mainly the Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy Association (CCPA), and will have a Certified Canadian Counsellor (CCC) designation with their name. Social Workers listed in the directory must be registered members of the college specific to their province. To be listed in the directory, Psychologists must be registered with the psychological college specific to their province or territory.

Providers whose professional membership or primary credential has been verified by Psychology Today are signified by a “Verified” symbol. Given the considerable variation in professional regulation and prerequisites across Canadian provinces, some providers may possess significant professional qualifications without necessarily holding professional memberships or being obliged to acquire them. As a result, they may be selectively included without the "Verified" seal.

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

Psychologists, counsellors, psychotherapists and social workers can all provide counselling or talking therapy and have credentials and supervised, practical experience that enable them to do so in Canada.

Psychologists have a master's and/or doctoral degree and have passed both written and oral exams. Psychologists are able to complete mental health assessments and provide diagnostic information to clients as well as provide counselling therapy or psychotherapy. Counsellors and psychotherapists are expected to have a master's or doctoral degree in counselling psychology, social work, or a related mental health discipline and certification by a professional association, such as the Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy Association. Registered Social Workers possess a Bachelor's or Master's degree in Social Work and where possible must be licensed or certified by the provincial government and/or regulatory college.

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 Canada could be between $100 and $200. If you have insurance, the expense of mental health care is typically lower, but it varies based on your insurance plan details and whether you choose an in-network or out-of-network mental healthcare provider.

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. Some types of outpatient mental health services are covered by Medicare, provided these are performed by a licensed mental health professional in the provinces or territory you reside in and who accepts the assignment.

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 postal code.

Are therapy sessions confidential?

Professionals licensed by regulatory colleges and those certified by associations such as the Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy Association are obligated to uphold client confidentiality unless there is a legal reason that requires them to disclose information. 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 a court order, will a therapist be obligated to break the agreement. These exceptions to the confidentiality agreement are usually discussed during the initial consultation.