Counselling in Chelwood

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Kirsty Burke Counselling
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified Verified
Chelwood BS39
I am a warm, honest and open counsellor with a flexible, creative, gentle yet challenging style. The relationship we develop will support you to explore and understand difficult issues; increase self awareness; and improve connection. Many clients come to me saying they feel "confused" "alone" "desperate" "lost". I will work with you to help you uncover and explore your truth, as so often we have lost sight of or do not even know what it is.
I am a warm, honest and open counsellor with a flexible, creative, gentle yet challenging style. The relationship we develop will support you to explore and understand difficult issues; increase self awareness; and improve connection. Many clients come to me saying they feel "confused" "alone" "desperate" "lost". I will work with you to help you uncover and explore your truth, as so often we have lost sight of or do not even know what it is.
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Stanka Krnacova
Psychotherapist, MA, MUKCP
Verified Verified
2 Endorsed
Bath BA2
Do you feel like it is difficult to reach your partner emotionally, are you being stone walled, afraid of conflict or are you people pleasing for a quiet life? Do you have a pattern of being submissive, passive aggressive or unable to effectively communicate your wants and needs? Do you feel like you and your partner don’t understand each other or feel as if you have married your mother or father? Couples therapy aims to uncover reactionary aspects of yourself that lead to discontent and a loss of connection and intimacy in your relationship. We will examine unhelpful dynamics and behavioural patterns and explore where you are stuck
Do you feel like it is difficult to reach your partner emotionally, are you being stone walled, afraid of conflict or are you people pleasing for a quiet life? Do you have a pattern of being submissive, passive aggressive or unable to effectively communicate your wants and needs? Do you feel like you and your partner don’t understand each other or feel as if you have married your mother or father? Couples therapy aims to uncover reactionary aspects of yourself that lead to discontent and a loss of connection and intimacy in your relationship. We will examine unhelpful dynamics and behavioural patterns and explore where you are stuck
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James Middleton
Psychotherapist, PhD, MNCPS Acc.
Verified Verified
Bath BA2
Waitlist for new clients
We all are subject to emotions like low moods, worries and frustrations; it’s all part of being human, the brain we inherit and the effect of our environment. However, when these emotions turn chronic, exaggerated and persistent, we suffer from situations like depression, anxiety and anger, which impact on our lives and well-being. These emotions spill over, adversely affecting our goals and relationships at home and at work
We all are subject to emotions like low moods, worries and frustrations; it’s all part of being human, the brain we inherit and the effect of our environment. However, when these emotions turn chronic, exaggerated and persistent, we suffer from situations like depression, anxiety and anger, which impact on our lives and well-being. These emotions spill over, adversely affecting our goals and relationships at home and at work
01225 985707 View 01225 985707
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Nicola J Foster
Psychotherapist, COSRT General
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Wells BA5  (Online Only)
Not accepting new clients
My name is Nicola, I'm a qualified relationship and psychosexual therapist. For the foreseeable future I am working online. I am also a qualified NLP coach. I see couples and individuals for short or long-term psychosexual and relationship therapy. My approach is integrative. I help with rebuilding intimacy, mismatched desire, affairs and betrayals, loss, relationship difficulties, , open-relating, sexual problems, self esteem and confidence.
My name is Nicola, I'm a qualified relationship and psychosexual therapist. For the foreseeable future I am working online. I am also a qualified NLP coach. I see couples and individuals for short or long-term psychosexual and relationship therapy. My approach is integrative. I help with rebuilding intimacy, mismatched desire, affairs and betrayals, loss, relationship difficulties, , open-relating, sexual problems, self esteem and confidence.
020 3962 1378 View 020 3962 1378
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Catelyn Dorsey
Counsellor, MSc, MBACP
Verified Verified
Bristol BS1  (Online Only)
Life is inevitably filled with many challenges and transitions and it’s not unusual to become overwhelmed. We can easily struggle with who we are and what we want from life. Maybe you're experiencing the breakdown of a relationship with a loved one, you’ve lost your job, just become a parent, received a diagnosis, started university, or maybe you’re just struggling with the idea of making a change in your life. Therapy can help you understand yourself better so that you can confidently adjust to change, set boundaries, navigate relationships, implement coping strategies & give yourself grace if you stumble.
Life is inevitably filled with many challenges and transitions and it’s not unusual to become overwhelmed. We can easily struggle with who we are and what we want from life. Maybe you're experiencing the breakdown of a relationship with a loved one, you’ve lost your job, just become a parent, received a diagnosis, started university, or maybe you’re just struggling with the idea of making a change in your life. Therapy can help you understand yourself better so that you can confidently adjust to change, set boundaries, navigate relationships, implement coping strategies & give yourself grace if you stumble.
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Dr Lydia French
Psychotherapist, MBACP
Verified Verified
Bristol BS41
I am a Chartered Psychologist and Associate Fellow of the British Psychological Society with over 20 years of experience in adult mental health. I undertook my psychotherapy training in Psychodynamic Practice at Oxford University and have formal training in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy and Psychedelic Assisted Psychotherapy having trained with MAPS International Therapist Training in Sarajevo. My work has been published in the UK's leading mental health journals, and I bring this knowledge to my private practice.
I am a Chartered Psychologist and Associate Fellow of the British Psychological Society with over 20 years of experience in adult mental health. I undertook my psychotherapy training in Psychodynamic Practice at Oxford University and have formal training in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy and Psychedelic Assisted Psychotherapy having trained with MAPS International Therapist Training in Sarajevo. My work has been published in the UK's leading mental health journals, and I bring this knowledge to my private practice.
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Dr Roberta Principi
Psychologist, DCounsPsych, HCPC - Couns. Psych.
Verified Verified
2 Endorsed
Bristol BS1
You might seek help for a variety of reasons, such as anxiety, low mood, bereavement, eating and body weight problems, relational issues, feeling stuck or overwhelmed by life change situations (the list is not exhaustive). Sometimes it could be difficult to identify a specific reason for seeking support. It might be a struggle to find a sense of meaning or a way through emotional pain. Whatever the reason you are looking for emotional support, I can offer my skills and experience in a safe a confidential non-judgemental space where you can feel free to express your thoughts, and feelings.
You might seek help for a variety of reasons, such as anxiety, low mood, bereavement, eating and body weight problems, relational issues, feeling stuck or overwhelmed by life change situations (the list is not exhaustive). Sometimes it could be difficult to identify a specific reason for seeking support. It might be a struggle to find a sense of meaning or a way through emotional pain. Whatever the reason you are looking for emotional support, I can offer my skills and experience in a safe a confidential non-judgemental space where you can feel free to express your thoughts, and feelings.
0117 463 1988 View 0117 463 1988
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David Mark Thompson
Counsellor, MBACP Accred
Verified Verified
Bath BA1
I have some availability for couples and individuals. I'm an integrative therapist (humanistic/existential/psychoanalytic) also influenced by the cognitive awareness that comes from mindfulness. However, my practice is influenced just as much by my own lived experience and my doubts about the efficacy of the medical model of dealing with mental health issues. I've been practising since 2011 and have a broad range of experience of dealing with many aspects of human distress and suffering including depression, anxiety, self-esteem, trauma, bereavement and loss, and problems in family and other relationships.
I have some availability for couples and individuals. I'm an integrative therapist (humanistic/existential/psychoanalytic) also influenced by the cognitive awareness that comes from mindfulness. However, my practice is influenced just as much by my own lived experience and my doubts about the efficacy of the medical model of dealing with mental health issues. I've been practising since 2011 and have a broad range of experience of dealing with many aspects of human distress and suffering including depression, anxiety, self-esteem, trauma, bereavement and loss, and problems in family and other relationships.
01225 435147 View 01225 435147
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Claire Braybrook
Counsellor, DCounsPsych, MNCPS Acc.
Verified Verified
Bath BA2
I am an experienced, fully qualified and accredited therapist working with individuals aged 18 years +. I work with a wide range of issues including, but not limited to, trauma, anxiety, depression, low self esteem and worth, grief and loss, childhood neglect and struggle in personal relationships. Counselling provides the opportunity to feel heard and validated in a safe, confidential non-judgemental space, to help you feel supported and understood. I will offer compassion and insight, sharing my observations, to help you gain clarity whilst processing your emotions and thoughts.
I am an experienced, fully qualified and accredited therapist working with individuals aged 18 years +. I work with a wide range of issues including, but not limited to, trauma, anxiety, depression, low self esteem and worth, grief and loss, childhood neglect and struggle in personal relationships. Counselling provides the opportunity to feel heard and validated in a safe, confidential non-judgemental space, to help you feel supported and understood. I will offer compassion and insight, sharing my observations, to help you gain clarity whilst processing your emotions and thoughts.
01225 435134 View 01225 435134
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Helen Marie Yates
Counsellor, BACP
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Bath BA1
Hello and welcome, I have experience in many different client issues, to name some- self harm, relationship difficulties, body dysmorphia, gender dysphoria, neuro diversity, relationship difficulties, bereavement, miscarriage, infertility, addiction and trauma. I have a strong grounding in eating disorders, LGBTQ issues and sexual abuse. You may use the space how you wish to and I will be alongside you, supporting you along the way to find your own answers and come to your own solutions, conclusions and understandings. I wouldn't offer you advice but would facilitate what you would like to work on and what you wish to explore.
Hello and welcome, I have experience in many different client issues, to name some- self harm, relationship difficulties, body dysmorphia, gender dysphoria, neuro diversity, relationship difficulties, bereavement, miscarriage, infertility, addiction and trauma. I have a strong grounding in eating disorders, LGBTQ issues and sexual abuse. You may use the space how you wish to and I will be alongside you, supporting you along the way to find your own answers and come to your own solutions, conclusions and understandings. I wouldn't offer you advice but would facilitate what you would like to work on and what you wish to explore.
01373 485190 View 01373 485190
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Angelina Lewis
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified Verified
Bath BA2
Offering 1:1 counselling sessions for a range of issues, including relationship and family problems, anxiety, depression, trauma, abuse, loss, low self-esteem, or just experiencing a general feeling of dissatisfaction with life. I offer a warm and non-judgmental space to explore whatever is troubling you, big or small, at your own pace. As well as working from my quiet therapy room, I can also offer walk and talk therapy and sessions outside in nature if preferred.
Offering 1:1 counselling sessions for a range of issues, including relationship and family problems, anxiety, depression, trauma, abuse, loss, low self-esteem, or just experiencing a general feeling of dissatisfaction with life. I offer a warm and non-judgmental space to explore whatever is troubling you, big or small, at your own pace. As well as working from my quiet therapy room, I can also offer walk and talk therapy and sessions outside in nature if preferred.
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Emmelaine Leighton-McCardell
Counsellor, DCounsPsych, MBACP
Verified Verified
Wells BA5
I offer walking and talking therapy in an outdoor setting as well as online sessions. Whatever it is you are going through, you do not have to face it alone. I offer a supportive and safe space to talk. I specialise in clients with mood disorders, anxiety disorders and ADHD. I support clients in a way that honours who you are and what you need. I choose to work flexibly and without judgment, so that you can feel free to express yourself in whatever way feels most comfortable.
I offer walking and talking therapy in an outdoor setting as well as online sessions. Whatever it is you are going through, you do not have to face it alone. I offer a supportive and safe space to talk. I specialise in clients with mood disorders, anxiety disorders and ADHD. I support clients in a way that honours who you are and what you need. I choose to work flexibly and without judgment, so that you can feel free to express yourself in whatever way feels most comfortable.
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Helen Inman
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified Verified
Bath BA1
My clients are at the heart of every session, creating a welcoming, safe and relaxed atmosphere where communication can flow freely and openly. The most important thing is that you are comfortable, at ease and feel able to talk. I aim to help you see your challenges more clearly and to face the problems with less anxiety and tension. It can be an opportunity to think and speak your truth without fear of judgement. I am trained to incorporate techniques associated with Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Gestalt Therapy, Guided Visualisation, Psycho-dynamic Therapy and Transactional Analysis amongst others into my work.
My clients are at the heart of every session, creating a welcoming, safe and relaxed atmosphere where communication can flow freely and openly. The most important thing is that you are comfortable, at ease and feel able to talk. I aim to help you see your challenges more clearly and to face the problems with less anxiety and tension. It can be an opportunity to think and speak your truth without fear of judgement. I am trained to incorporate techniques associated with Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Gestalt Therapy, Guided Visualisation, Psycho-dynamic Therapy and Transactional Analysis amongst others into my work.
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Leah Head
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified Verified
Bristol BS1
Life can be a challenge in all sorts of ways, sometimes we need some independent support finding our way through those challenges. The issues affecting you may be current or things from the past that still impact you. You may be experiencing anxiety, depression, loneliness and isolation. Perhaps you have experienced a bereavement, trauma or a life event that you need a safe space to process. Therapy can help you understand what you are feeling and find a way forward.
Life can be a challenge in all sorts of ways, sometimes we need some independent support finding our way through those challenges. The issues affecting you may be current or things from the past that still impact you. You may be experiencing anxiety, depression, loneliness and isolation. Perhaps you have experienced a bereavement, trauma or a life event that you need a safe space to process. Therapy can help you understand what you are feeling and find a way forward.
0117 463 7982 View 0117 463 7982
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Kind Humans Counselling : Empowering ADHD journeys
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified Verified
2 Endorsed
Bristol BS3  (Online Only)
ADHD does not come with a user manual. The growing recognition of ADHD among adults has left many feeling helpless, yet with a strong desire for change. I support adults, whether formally diagnosed or not, to understand themselves, identify strengths and needs, and pursue fulfilling lives.
ADHD does not come with a user manual. The growing recognition of ADHD among adults has left many feeling helpless, yet with a strong desire for change. I support adults, whether formally diagnosed or not, to understand themselves, identify strengths and needs, and pursue fulfilling lives.
01823 589497 View 01823 589497
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Billie-Jude Thorpe
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified Verified
Radstock BA3
Internal Family Systems is the fundamental psychotherapeutic approach that helps people deal with the legacy of trauma. We will work collaboratively, understanding what is being brought to the room and making sense of it together in an environment of safety and respect. I hope that our time together will deepen your self awareness and capacity for a fuller sense of you. Through expanding and deepening your understanding of yourself, compassion and perspectives can broaden- loosening the bolts on personal narratives or beliefs and creating room and opportunities for a different experience.
Internal Family Systems is the fundamental psychotherapeutic approach that helps people deal with the legacy of trauma. We will work collaboratively, understanding what is being brought to the room and making sense of it together in an environment of safety and respect. I hope that our time together will deepen your self awareness and capacity for a fuller sense of you. Through expanding and deepening your understanding of yourself, compassion and perspectives can broaden- loosening the bolts on personal narratives or beliefs and creating room and opportunities for a different experience.
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Lara Just
Psychotherapist, MUKCP
Verified Verified
Bath BA3
Do you sometimes feel lost or unsure about what your purpose is? Why you are here? Why life has happened as it did so far? Are you struggling to get through a tough life transition, loss or grief? Are you at times not sure what you have to offer to the world; what you are meant to do or what you really want? Do you find it difficult to trust others or are wondering how to improve your relationships with others? I offer a safe, unbiased space to talk that is removed from your direct family and friends. This freedom to speak openly can be helpful when trying to talk through tricky and uncomfortable feelings.
Do you sometimes feel lost or unsure about what your purpose is? Why you are here? Why life has happened as it did so far? Are you struggling to get through a tough life transition, loss or grief? Are you at times not sure what you have to offer to the world; what you are meant to do or what you really want? Do you find it difficult to trust others or are wondering how to improve your relationships with others? I offer a safe, unbiased space to talk that is removed from your direct family and friends. This freedom to speak openly can be helpful when trying to talk through tricky and uncomfortable feelings.
020 3879 4156 View 020 3879 4156
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Maria Greenan
Psychotherapist, MBABCP
Verified Verified
Radstock BA3  (Online Only)
I am an accredited Cognitive Behavioural psychotherapist of 25years. I have worked in community Adult Mental Health Services and CAMHS services in the NHS and in private settings. I also offer CBT clinical supervision to peers. I have extensive experience working closely with clients and their families to help people identify what they want to achieve from therapy and help them achieve their therapy targets.
I am an accredited Cognitive Behavioural psychotherapist of 25years. I have worked in community Adult Mental Health Services and CAMHS services in the NHS and in private settings. I also offer CBT clinical supervision to peers. I have extensive experience working closely with clients and their families to help people identify what they want to achieve from therapy and help them achieve their therapy targets.
01749 608406 View 01749 608406
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Antonia Macaro
Counsellor, MA, MUKCP
Verified Verified
Bath BA1  (Online Only)
My aim is to help you to live a rich and meaningful life. Through an in-depth, reflective, supportive dialogue, I help you to clarify what you value, disentangling what really matters from old or habitual beliefs; identify and address the patterns that hold you back from living in a way that fully expresses your values; and look at ways in which you can start moving towards that valued life. Do get in touch if you are going through a transition, feel you’re not quite being the person you’d like to be, are struggling with a decision, or simply feel you'd like to understand yourself better and live life more fully.
My aim is to help you to live a rich and meaningful life. Through an in-depth, reflective, supportive dialogue, I help you to clarify what you value, disentangling what really matters from old or habitual beliefs; identify and address the patterns that hold you back from living in a way that fully expresses your values; and look at ways in which you can start moving towards that valued life. Do get in touch if you are going through a transition, feel you’re not quite being the person you’d like to be, are struggling with a decision, or simply feel you'd like to understand yourself better and live life more fully.
0117 325 7097 View 0117 325 7097
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Kayleigh Finbow - Psychosexual Therapist
Psychotherapist, COSRT General
Verified Verified
Bath BA1  (Online Only)
We can all struggle with our relationships, both sexually & emotionally, and talking about these problems can be particularly daunting. These struggles can take many forms, ranging from conflict difficulties, marital problems, pain during intercourse, a lack of desire, erectile dysfunction, sexual identity, childhood trauma affecting our adult relationships and many others. Taking the first step to seek out therapy is a difficult one, but one that could help to break the cycle we are currently playing out. I provide the same warmth and care to all members of society. LGBTQ+, kink and fetish friendly.
We can all struggle with our relationships, both sexually & emotionally, and talking about these problems can be particularly daunting. These struggles can take many forms, ranging from conflict difficulties, marital problems, pain during intercourse, a lack of desire, erectile dysfunction, sexual identity, childhood trauma affecting our adult relationships and many others. Taking the first step to seek out therapy is a difficult one, but one that could help to break the cycle we are currently playing out. I provide the same warmth and care to all members of society. LGBTQ+, kink and fetish friendly.
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Number of Counsellors in Chelwood

< 10

Counsellors in Chelwood who prioritize treating:

100% Relationship Issues
100% Anxiety
100% Self Esteem
100% Stress
100% Life Transitions

Gender breakdown

100% Female

How Counsellors in Chelwood see their clients

100% In Person and Online
FAQs - About Therapy and Counselling

How can I find a therapist in Chelwood?

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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.