Counselling in Bude

Photo of Nadine Callaghan, Psychotherapist in Bude, England
Nadine Callaghan
Psychotherapist, MSc, MBABCP
Verified
1 Endorsed
Bude EX23
I am a BABCP accredited cognitive behavioural Therapist (CBT) and have completed post graduate training in CBT. Prior to qualifying as a CBT therapist I worked as an Occupational Therapist (BSC) in various mental health settings for over 20 years. This experience has given me a wealth of knowledge and experience in helping people make meaningful recoveries. I am passionate about teaching people the skills they need, not only to recover, but to navigate the ups and downs of life and to continue their personal development journey. Please get in touch to know more about how I can help. I can offer evenings and weekends.
I am a BABCP accredited cognitive behavioural Therapist (CBT) and have completed post graduate training in CBT. Prior to qualifying as a CBT therapist I worked as an Occupational Therapist (BSC) in various mental health settings for over 20 years. This experience has given me a wealth of knowledge and experience in helping people make meaningful recoveries. I am passionate about teaching people the skills they need, not only to recover, but to navigate the ups and downs of life and to continue their personal development journey. Please get in touch to know more about how I can help. I can offer evenings and weekends.
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Photo of Delia Warmington, Counsellor in Bude, England
Delia Warmington
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified
Bude EX23
We all struggle from time to time and there are many reasons to seek help from a counsellor. Long-term problems that have been there all your life, a current crisis or maybe even a feeling that you want to change something but you're not sure what. Whatever you want to bring to sessions will be handled in a confidential, non-judgemental way and I aim to provide a safe and calm space in which you can explore your feelings and find a way forward. I am qualified to work with children, (11-18) and adults. I do not offer couples counselling.
We all struggle from time to time and there are many reasons to seek help from a counsellor. Long-term problems that have been there all your life, a current crisis or maybe even a feeling that you want to change something but you're not sure what. Whatever you want to bring to sessions will be handled in a confidential, non-judgemental way and I aim to provide a safe and calm space in which you can explore your feelings and find a way forward. I am qualified to work with children, (11-18) and adults. I do not offer couples counselling.
01288 270841 View 01288 270841
Photo of John Walter Counsellor, Counsellor in Bude, England
John Walter Counsellor
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified
Bude EX23
Congratulations on taking the first step to find a counsellor. If you've reached a point in your life where you've realized that certain aspects aren't working as they should, I'm here to support you on your journey of self-discovery and healing. My holistic approach to therapy is designed to help you bring about not just temporary relief but permanent and long-lasting change in your life. Whether you're dealing with long-term mental health issues, behaviour patterns rooted in past trauma, or the effects of dysfunctional relationships, I'm here to provide the guidance and support you need.
Congratulations on taking the first step to find a counsellor. If you've reached a point in your life where you've realized that certain aspects aren't working as they should, I'm here to support you on your journey of self-discovery and healing. My holistic approach to therapy is designed to help you bring about not just temporary relief but permanent and long-lasting change in your life. Whether you're dealing with long-term mental health issues, behaviour patterns rooted in past trauma, or the effects of dysfunctional relationships, I'm here to provide the guidance and support you need.
01288 272831 View 01288 272831
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Miss Nicola Petch
Counsellor, MBBS, MBACP
Verified
Bude EX23
Within my private counselling practice I work with many kinds of presenting problems such as anxiety(including generalized anxiety disorder), depression, work related problems, relationship difficulties, abuse, such as sexual, physical or emotional and addiction. I have worked as a therapeutic counsellor/group facilitator for a residential treatment centre for women recovering from substance misuse and domestic violence. I also work as a specialist counsellor in a sexual violence clinic. I have a Diploma in Working with Compulsive Sexual Behaviour Disorder and Sex Addiction.
Within my private counselling practice I work with many kinds of presenting problems such as anxiety(including generalized anxiety disorder), depression, work related problems, relationship difficulties, abuse, such as sexual, physical or emotional and addiction. I have worked as a therapeutic counsellor/group facilitator for a residential treatment centre for women recovering from substance misuse and domestic violence. I also work as a specialist counsellor in a sexual violence clinic. I have a Diploma in Working with Compulsive Sexual Behaviour Disorder and Sex Addiction.
07480 788669 View 07480 788669
Photo of Naomi Parslow, Counsellor in Bude, England
Naomi Parslow
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified
Bude EX23
I offer short and long term therapy for young people and adults experiencing a range of emotional and psychological difficulties such as family and relationship dynamics, stress and anxiety, grief and loss, body image, life transitions and historic trauma. You may be feeling stuck in familiar patterns which make you feel vulnerable, afraid or alone causing feelings of emotional overwhelm and confusion without resources to help you cope with daily life. I understand we consider therapy when it feels no longer possible to resolve difficulties and life challenges alone. With warmth, kindness and curiosity, I offer expertise to help.
I offer short and long term therapy for young people and adults experiencing a range of emotional and psychological difficulties such as family and relationship dynamics, stress and anxiety, grief and loss, body image, life transitions and historic trauma. You may be feeling stuck in familiar patterns which make you feel vulnerable, afraid or alone causing feelings of emotional overwhelm and confusion without resources to help you cope with daily life. I understand we consider therapy when it feels no longer possible to resolve difficulties and life challenges alone. With warmth, kindness and curiosity, I offer expertise to help.
01208 228722 View 01208 228722
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MJ Counselling, Psychotherapy, Supervision
Psychotherapist, MBACP
Verified
Bude EX23
Hello. I was wondering how things are going for you? How are you feeling? Does life feel a struggle and hard work? Finding it hard to get motivation. Fed up with where life is going? Loneliness isolation are becoming too much. Anxiety or depression taking over. Wanting to talk and explore your thoughts, feelings and behaviours. I am here to help, and to offer a friendly caring service. I offer a non judgmental, relaxing safe space. If this is something you would like to do then please do get in touch. I myself in the past have had my struggles, depression and anxiety. I don’t want you to struggle alone. Talking can be so freeing.
Hello. I was wondering how things are going for you? How are you feeling? Does life feel a struggle and hard work? Finding it hard to get motivation. Fed up with where life is going? Loneliness isolation are becoming too much. Anxiety or depression taking over. Wanting to talk and explore your thoughts, feelings and behaviours. I am here to help, and to offer a friendly caring service. I offer a non judgmental, relaxing safe space. If this is something you would like to do then please do get in touch. I myself in the past have had my struggles, depression and anxiety. I don’t want you to struggle alone. Talking can be so freeing.
01237 876262 View 01237 876262
Photo of Sharon L Bindon, Psychotherapist in Bude, England
Sharon L Bindon
Psychotherapist, MBACP
Verified
Bude EX23
Taking the first step to contacting a Counsellor can take a lot of courage. But by reading this profile about me you have made that first move so I thank you. We all find life challenging from time to time, we get stressed or suffering from low self esteem, we have lost a loved one and find it hard to cope alone, we lose our job through redundancy which cause financial worries, your feeling vulnerable and confused and just dont know which was to turn, or you have experienced abuse or trauma. I am warm and caring person and here to walk along side you in whatever journey you are on, by holding a safe, quiet, confidential environment
Taking the first step to contacting a Counsellor can take a lot of courage. But by reading this profile about me you have made that first move so I thank you. We all find life challenging from time to time, we get stressed or suffering from low self esteem, we have lost a loved one and find it hard to cope alone, we lose our job through redundancy which cause financial worries, your feeling vulnerable and confused and just dont know which was to turn, or you have experienced abuse or trauma. I am warm and caring person and here to walk along side you in whatever journey you are on, by holding a safe, quiet, confidential environment
01409 331100 View 01409 331100
Photo of Emma White, Counsellor in Bude, England
Emma White
Counsellor, MNCPS Acc.
Verified
Bude EX23
I offer an intuitive, integrative approach to meet your individual needs. I have experience in working with trauma & can offer body centred therapy to provide stability & provide safe & effective therapy. Simply being with with someone who is listening, deeply to what you are saying, can be a hugely supportive experience. We always simply start with where you are now, and work together, even when things are difficult, to find ways to move forward. Enabling you to live life more fully, with an increased sense of freedom & choice.
I offer an intuitive, integrative approach to meet your individual needs. I have experience in working with trauma & can offer body centred therapy to provide stability & provide safe & effective therapy. Simply being with with someone who is listening, deeply to what you are saying, can be a hugely supportive experience. We always simply start with where you are now, and work together, even when things are difficult, to find ways to move forward. Enabling you to live life more fully, with an increased sense of freedom & choice.
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Photo of Eksa Pomeroy, Psychotherapist in Bude, England
Eksa Pomeroy
Psychotherapist, MBACP
Verified
1 Endorsed
Bude EX23
My practice offers a confidential space for clients to to focus on self and explore subjects that people won't speak with your friends or family. I offer a safe, non-judgemental space to unravel what is behind those unhelpful thinking styles. With my help, clients can find answers that feel right for them. This can build confidence and resilience, and clients can take control of their own life. I will listen to all of my client's presenting problems. However, this is not all that I do. When my clients are ready, we do a deep transformational work that can sometimes feel too overwhelming when doing it alone.
My practice offers a confidential space for clients to to focus on self and explore subjects that people won't speak with your friends or family. I offer a safe, non-judgemental space to unravel what is behind those unhelpful thinking styles. With my help, clients can find answers that feel right for them. This can build confidence and resilience, and clients can take control of their own life. I will listen to all of my client's presenting problems. However, this is not all that I do. When my clients are ready, we do a deep transformational work that can sometimes feel too overwhelming when doing it alone.
01409 335825 View 01409 335825
Photo of Georgina Lee Counselling, Counsellor in Bude, England
Georgina Lee Counselling
Counsellor, DCounsPsych, MBACP
Verified
Bude EX23  (Online Only)
I am a fully qualified integrative counsellor who has worked within the public sector and with private clients over a number of years. I use a combined approach to psychotherapy as I believe that there is not one single approach that can successfully treat each client in all situations. I am an experienced warm and compassionate Practitioner and believe that the quality of the relationship between Therapist and Client is fundamental. I offer a safe and confidential space, where together, we can explore areas which matter to you, so you can make appropriate changes, feel in control of your life and develop through in-depth sessions.
I am a fully qualified integrative counsellor who has worked within the public sector and with private clients over a number of years. I use a combined approach to psychotherapy as I believe that there is not one single approach that can successfully treat each client in all situations. I am an experienced warm and compassionate Practitioner and believe that the quality of the relationship between Therapist and Client is fundamental. I offer a safe and confidential space, where together, we can explore areas which matter to you, so you can make appropriate changes, feel in control of your life and develop through in-depth sessions.
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Photo of Paul J Prescott, Counsellor in Bude, England
Paul J Prescott
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified
Bude EX23
Throughout our lives we may encounter challenging experiences. We may feel lost and lack the guidance and clarity to assist in making difficult choices. We may struggle to deal with the affliction of loss or bereavement. We may find it difficult to understand the sensations and emotions attached to trauma and relational conflicts. We may be unsure of our identity and how we fit within the world.
Throughout our lives we may encounter challenging experiences. We may feel lost and lack the guidance and clarity to assist in making difficult choices. We may struggle to deal with the affliction of loss or bereavement. We may find it difficult to understand the sensations and emotions attached to trauma and relational conflicts. We may be unsure of our identity and how we fit within the world.
01840 700176 View 01840 700176

More Therapists Nearby

Photo of Aynur Yalcin, Psychologist in Bude, England
Aynur Yalcin
Psychologist, PsychD, HCPC - Clin. Psych.
Verified
Woodford EX23
A warm welcome, I am Aynur a Clinical Psychologist registered with the Health Care Professional Council (HCPC) with over 14 years of experience working in the National Health Service (NHS), alongside the charitable sector providing therapy, clinical supervision for staff and consultation for multi-disciplinary teams. I currently work in a busy inner London community mental health team supporting adults with complex emotional needs.
A warm welcome, I am Aynur a Clinical Psychologist registered with the Health Care Professional Council (HCPC) with over 14 years of experience working in the National Health Service (NHS), alongside the charitable sector providing therapy, clinical supervision for staff and consultation for multi-disciplinary teams. I currently work in a busy inner London community mental health team supporting adults with complex emotional needs.
020 4538 0581 View 020 4538 0581
Photo of Julie Suzanne Green, Counsellor in Bude, England
Julie Suzanne Green
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified
Poughill EX23
I am an empathic counsellor. I tailor the therapy that I provide to suit your individual needs and goals for therapy. The counselling approaches I work in are Person Centered Approach, CBT, with a special interest in PTSD, Anxiety and Depression. I am also a Multi Systemic Family/Relationship Counsellor with an interest and adolescent behaviors where I have worked alongside CAMHS/NHS for many years. Strengthening Families Approach supporting blended families and foster parents. Behavioral specialist, relationship/couples. Excellent stress management and problem-solving skills.
I am an empathic counsellor. I tailor the therapy that I provide to suit your individual needs and goals for therapy. The counselling approaches I work in are Person Centered Approach, CBT, with a special interest in PTSD, Anxiety and Depression. I am also a Multi Systemic Family/Relationship Counsellor with an interest and adolescent behaviors where I have worked alongside CAMHS/NHS for many years. Strengthening Families Approach supporting blended families and foster parents. Behavioral specialist, relationship/couples. Excellent stress management and problem-solving skills.
01409 331044 View 01409 331044
Photo of Dr Tracey Harding Cognitive Behavioural Therapist in Bude, England
Dr Tracey Harding Cognitive Behavioural Therapist
Launceston PL15  (Online Only)
I work with people experiencing a range of difficulties associated with, for example, anxiety (general, health and social), depression, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD), Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), and low self-esteem, bereavement and loss and symptoms of the menopause.
I work with people experiencing a range of difficulties associated with, for example, anxiety (general, health and social), depression, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD), Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), and low self-esteem, bereavement and loss and symptoms of the menopause.
01566 708770 View 01566 708770
Photo of Two's-Talking Counselling & Supervision Service, Counsellor in Bude, England
Two's-Talking Counselling & Supervision Service
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified
1 Endorsed
Holsworthy EX22
My name is Debbie and I am a registered therapist with BACP and NCS. I offer counselling face to face, online or via a telephone service. I work with person/s over the age of eight years old. I can help you with stress, anxiety/depression, anger, bereavement, relationships, abuse and couple's therapy. I understand you want to see a therapist as soon as you make that decision to do so. I will validate your feelings and i will acknowledge how distressing you are experiencing your life right now. I want to help you and I aim to see you within 7 working days. My goal is to get you to where you want to be.
My name is Debbie and I am a registered therapist with BACP and NCS. I offer counselling face to face, online or via a telephone service. I work with person/s over the age of eight years old. I can help you with stress, anxiety/depression, anger, bereavement, relationships, abuse and couple's therapy. I understand you want to see a therapist as soon as you make that decision to do so. I will validate your feelings and i will acknowledge how distressing you are experiencing your life right now. I want to help you and I aim to see you within 7 working days. My goal is to get you to where you want to be.
01392 690620 View 01392 690620
Photo of Sian Michelle Orpen, Psychotherapist in Bude, England
Sian Michelle Orpen
Psychotherapist, MBABCP
Verified
Holsworthy EX22
My passion is working with individuals to help them overcome obstacles and become a healthier, happier version of themselves. I provide a relaxed, non-judgemental, and empathic atmosphere where we work together in collaboration to achieve your therapy goals. Addressing mental health concerns can be overwhelming and it may be difficult to know where to start. Working together, I will help you to identify the cause of your problems and break these down into more manageable chunks. I provide a safe, supportive environment for you to start to make positive changes.
My passion is working with individuals to help them overcome obstacles and become a healthier, happier version of themselves. I provide a relaxed, non-judgemental, and empathic atmosphere where we work together in collaboration to achieve your therapy goals. Addressing mental health concerns can be overwhelming and it may be difficult to know where to start. Working together, I will help you to identify the cause of your problems and break these down into more manageable chunks. I provide a safe, supportive environment for you to start to make positive changes.
01752 741272 View 01752 741272

Online Therapists

Photo of Clare Llewellyn-Bailey, Counsellor in Bude, England
Clare Llewellyn-Bailey
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified
Usk NP15  (Online Only)
I work with clients who are ready to make changes in their life; to feel happier, to find their true potential, to dare to be themselves. With me as your sounding board, motivator and guide, I can help you explore: what is holding you back, what your fears are, what habits you want to shed and importantly, how life will be once you've achieved your goal.
I work with clients who are ready to make changes in their life; to feel happier, to find their true potential, to dare to be themselves. With me as your sounding board, motivator and guide, I can help you explore: what is holding you back, what your fears are, what habits you want to shed and importantly, how life will be once you've achieved your goal.
01291 442657 View 01291 442657
Photo of Atlantic CBT and EMDR - Romina Scaramagli, Psychotherapist in Bude, England
Atlantic CBT and EMDR - Romina Scaramagli
Psychotherapist, MSc, MBABCP
Verified
Newquay TR8
Life can be joyful but it can also be incredibly stressful and challenging. I don’t believe any of us can navigate life without experiencing difficult and painful life events. As with our physical health, maintaining our mental health and wellbeing is a lifelong commitment. Given the right set of circumstances any of us could experience mental health difficulties. We can experience traumas and adverse life events which can significantly impact our mental health and lives. There are so many factors that can influence how we are thinking, feeling and behaving, causing us to feel unwell and overwhelmed & in need of help and support.
Life can be joyful but it can also be incredibly stressful and challenging. I don’t believe any of us can navigate life without experiencing difficult and painful life events. As with our physical health, maintaining our mental health and wellbeing is a lifelong commitment. Given the right set of circumstances any of us could experience mental health difficulties. We can experience traumas and adverse life events which can significantly impact our mental health and lives. There are so many factors that can influence how we are thinking, feeling and behaving, causing us to feel unwell and overwhelmed & in need of help and support.
07707 876440 View 07707 876440
Photo of Dr Elizabeth Haycock., Psychologist in Bude, England
Dr Elizabeth Haycock.
Psychologist, PhD, HCPC - Clin. Psych.
Verified
1 Endorsed
Bristol BS1  (Online Only)
Hi, my name is Liz and I’ve been working as a qualified Clinical Psychologist since 2010 and a Cognitive Analytic Therapist since 2014. I am also trained in Dialectical Behaviour Therapy. I have experience of working with a range of emotional, relational and mental health difficulties.
Hi, my name is Liz and I’ve been working as a qualified Clinical Psychologist since 2010 and a Cognitive Analytic Therapist since 2014. I am also trained in Dialectical Behaviour Therapy. I have experience of working with a range of emotional, relational and mental health difficulties.
0117 463 4322 View 0117 463 4322
Photo of Performance Mind: Sport-Creative-Work. Jerry Fox in Bude, England
Performance Mind: Sport-Creative-Work. Jerry Fox
Verified
Exeter EX4
I work as a Cognitive & Mindfulness Based psychological trainer. I train people in how to enhance their self-belief for: resilience, motivation, managing pressure & performance related emotions. Pressure in life, as in high-demand or performance environments is a certainty & how we perceive pressure determines our response. We can choose how to think about pressure, but this depends on our levels of self-belief, which is an essential ingredient when navigating demanding situations. In these environments we need access to skills to strengthen & take care of our mental fitness & mental health. We can train these skills with support.
I work as a Cognitive & Mindfulness Based psychological trainer. I train people in how to enhance their self-belief for: resilience, motivation, managing pressure & performance related emotions. Pressure in life, as in high-demand or performance environments is a certainty & how we perceive pressure determines our response. We can choose how to think about pressure, but this depends on our levels of self-belief, which is an essential ingredient when navigating demanding situations. In these environments we need access to skills to strengthen & take care of our mental fitness & mental health. We can train these skills with support.
01392 321706 View 01392 321706

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How does your Counsellor compare?

Number of Counsellors in Bude

10+

Average cost per session

£50

Counsellors in Bude who prioritize treating:

100% Depression
100% Anxiety
91% Trauma and PTSD
82% Domestic Abuse
82% Self Esteem
73% Relationship Issues
73% Self-Harming

Average years in practice

6 Years

Top 3 insurances accepted

100% Bupa
100% Health Assured
50% Any/Out-of-network Insurance

How Counsellors in Bude see their clients

91% In Person and Online
9% Online Only

Gender breakdown

82% Female
18% Male

FAQs - About Therapy and Counselling

How can I find a therapist in Bude?

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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 British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) and the UK Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP). Most Psychologists in the directory are accredited members of the British Psychological Society (BPS) and/or are registered in the Health and Care Professions Council (HPCP).

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 psychotherapists and counsellors in the UK, 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 the UK. Psychologists have earned a degree in psychology and many are members of the British Psychological Society (BPS) and have completed a postgraduate qualification in a specialism. Counsellors and Psychotherapists are not required to have a psychology degree, but to belong to a professional organisation such as the BACP or UKCP, they are required to have completed a training course as well as clinical and supervision hours.

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, a therapy session in the UK could be between £30 - £60 when seeing a counsellor and £60 - £150 and up when seeing a clinical psychologist. 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 NHS Talking therapies programme offers free of charge counselling for common mental health problems like anxiety and depression. The service is available to anyone registered with a GP, though you do not necessarily need to be referred by your GP and can refer yourself directly to a Talking therapies service. The service will provide different solutions, including group and individual therapy, for a limited number of sessions which are generally up to six.

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 BACP, the UKCP, or BPS 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 has been participation in a criminal act or act of terror, or if there is potential or known harm to the client or others, will a therapist be obligated to break the agreement. These exceptions to the confidentiality agreement are usually discussed during the initial consultation.