Counselling in Heathfield

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Angela Jullings
Psychotherapist, MBACP
Verified Verified
Heathfield TN21
Life can be complex and challenging at times. We may feel anxious, sad, lost or overwhelmed by our relationship, work, loss of a loved one, lack of confidence or low self-worth. We may find ourselves struggling with depression, insecurity, lack of sleep, infidelity, shame, infertility and we lose hope that we'll ever feel differently again. It's at times like these that you may have wondered how psychotherapy can help you. You may feel nervous about seeking help, which is quite normal. However, you'll find a relaxed and warm atmosphere while working with me.
Life can be complex and challenging at times. We may feel anxious, sad, lost or overwhelmed by our relationship, work, loss of a loved one, lack of confidence or low self-worth. We may find ourselves struggling with depression, insecurity, lack of sleep, infidelity, shame, infertility and we lose hope that we'll ever feel differently again. It's at times like these that you may have wondered how psychotherapy can help you. You may feel nervous about seeking help, which is quite normal. However, you'll find a relaxed and warm atmosphere while working with me.
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Sussex Counselling & Therapeutic Coach
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified Verified
Heathfield TN21
I am a fully qualified BACP Registered Humanistic Integrative Counsellor and Therapeutic Coach, which basically means that I will use techniques from several different types of therapy that I think are most suitable for individual clients. I’ll be focusing a lot on how you see yourself, how you relate in the world, and how I can support you to develop into being more comfortable with yourself and the world around you.I can facilitate you to understand different aspects of your life, your own behavior and the issues that are preventing you from enjoying life.
I am a fully qualified BACP Registered Humanistic Integrative Counsellor and Therapeutic Coach, which basically means that I will use techniques from several different types of therapy that I think are most suitable for individual clients. I’ll be focusing a lot on how you see yourself, how you relate in the world, and how I can support you to develop into being more comfortable with yourself and the world around you.I can facilitate you to understand different aspects of your life, your own behavior and the issues that are preventing you from enjoying life.
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Mind Shift Therapy
Psychotherapist, MHGI
Verified Verified
Heathfield TN21
The way that a human life unfolds can bring challenges, and these may become stressful or overwhelming at times for almost anyone, which prevents us from living happy and meaningful lives. Very often a few effective sessions of the solutions-based therapy I offer can make a positive shift on the route to a balanced life again. My aim is to get you back in control, and enjoying life again. I have a wide experience of life to share, in a family setting, in business and in work of all kinds. By working with you to regain those central human needs which have temporarily gone missing, improvements usually follow quickly.
The way that a human life unfolds can bring challenges, and these may become stressful or overwhelming at times for almost anyone, which prevents us from living happy and meaningful lives. Very often a few effective sessions of the solutions-based therapy I offer can make a positive shift on the route to a balanced life again. My aim is to get you back in control, and enjoying life again. I have a wide experience of life to share, in a family setting, in business and in work of all kinds. By working with you to regain those central human needs which have temporarily gone missing, improvements usually follow quickly.
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Amanda Darton-Bigg
Psychotherapist, MBACP Accred
Verified Verified
Heathfield TN21
Whatever is troubling you, therapy can help get you back to feeling like yourself. I work with anxiety, depression, grief, trauma and relationship issues and much more. Individuals and couples. Weekly/fortnightly. Free initial chat. Trainees welcome. Whatever the reason you come to therapy, our overall goal is to help you move forward in your life in a way that is true to yourself. Therapy sessions are all unique and will always be bespoke and personal to you.
Whatever is troubling you, therapy can help get you back to feeling like yourself. I work with anxiety, depression, grief, trauma and relationship issues and much more. Individuals and couples. Weekly/fortnightly. Free initial chat. Trainees welcome. Whatever the reason you come to therapy, our overall goal is to help you move forward in your life in a way that is true to yourself. Therapy sessions are all unique and will always be bespoke and personal to you.
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Liberate: Counselling to Empower
Counsellor, MA, MNCPS Acc.
Verified Verified
Heathfield TN21
Every experience shared is an opportunity to feel less alone. It is my firm belief that every person has the power within themselves to make choices and changes, take ownership of their lives, and determine the direction they wish to head. My aim is to promote empowerment, personal change and growth, and provide a non-judgemental space for clients to progress at their own pace. I have both personal and professional experience of working with neurodiversity and I welcome this - as I welcome people of all backgrounds - into my practice.
Every experience shared is an opportunity to feel less alone. It is my firm belief that every person has the power within themselves to make choices and changes, take ownership of their lives, and determine the direction they wish to head. My aim is to promote empowerment, personal change and growth, and provide a non-judgemental space for clients to progress at their own pace. I have both personal and professional experience of working with neurodiversity and I welcome this - as I welcome people of all backgrounds - into my practice.
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Melanie Green
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified Verified
Heathfield TN21
Thank you for viewing my profile, You may never have considered counselling before and are perhaps wondering what to expect. You may be struggling with difficulties in your life that you want to make sense of, or aware you need support from someone who isn't family or friends. Counselling allows you to speak openly about your feelings without being judged, or fearing hurting anyone's feelings. We can discus a way forward
Thank you for viewing my profile, You may never have considered counselling before and are perhaps wondering what to expect. You may be struggling with difficulties in your life that you want to make sense of, or aware you need support from someone who isn't family or friends. Counselling allows you to speak openly about your feelings without being judged, or fearing hurting anyone's feelings. We can discus a way forward
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Niall Crawley-Moore
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified Verified
Heathfield TN21
Hello and welcome. I understand that making the decision to come into therapy can be daunting; it can seem almost like a formal acknowledgment that things in your life are not exactly as you would like them. Despite the emotional challenges involved in reaching out for support, the acknowledgment of your problems can be the first step in solving them.
Hello and welcome. I understand that making the decision to come into therapy can be daunting; it can seem almost like a formal acknowledgment that things in your life are not exactly as you would like them. Despite the emotional challenges involved in reaching out for support, the acknowledgment of your problems can be the first step in solving them.
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Julie Skeffington
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified Verified
Heathfield TN21
Hello and a warm welcome. Sometimes it can be hard to find the right counsellor, especially if you are feeling lost, anxious, low or completely overwhelmed by life. The process of finding someone who you feel comfortable with can be confusing and perhaps a little daunting and yet it is so important to find the right person for you. I hope this goes some way to helping you making that decision. Something may have happened in your life such as a loss, a traumatic event, a relationship breakdown, or you may just feel you have ‘lost’ yourself along the way. Perhaps you feel lonely, confused, trapped or in complete despair?
Hello and a warm welcome. Sometimes it can be hard to find the right counsellor, especially if you are feeling lost, anxious, low or completely overwhelmed by life. The process of finding someone who you feel comfortable with can be confusing and perhaps a little daunting and yet it is so important to find the right person for you. I hope this goes some way to helping you making that decision. Something may have happened in your life such as a loss, a traumatic event, a relationship breakdown, or you may just feel you have ‘lost’ yourself along the way. Perhaps you feel lonely, confused, trapped or in complete despair?
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Lindsey Griffiths
Psychotherapist, MBABCP
Verified Verified
Heathfield TN21
Hi, I am Lindsey, a BABCP accredited CBT therapist based in Uckfield, East Sussex and online. Experiencing times when we feel low or anxious is normal. In fact it’s a great sign that we’re human! There are times in our lives though when how we are feeling gets in the way of living the life we want. This may be in response to challenging or traumatic events that we’ve experienced in life but not always. Even some of the best moments in life can give rise to anxiety.
Hi, I am Lindsey, a BABCP accredited CBT therapist based in Uckfield, East Sussex and online. Experiencing times when we feel low or anxious is normal. In fact it’s a great sign that we’re human! There are times in our lives though when how we are feeling gets in the way of living the life we want. This may be in response to challenging or traumatic events that we’ve experienced in life but not always. Even some of the best moments in life can give rise to anxiety.
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Lucinda Weis - Nature's Embrace
Psychotherapist, HCPC-Drama Therap.
Verified Verified
Heathfield HG3
I work with survivors of boarding schools and academic hothouses. Often the strictures of these institutions, early distancing from the caregiver and the need to adapt to school/parental expectations can put the child into a survival rather than thrive mode and create difficulties for later life. These include struggles to build positive relationships including as a parent, perfectionism and at the same time feeling a failure, bullying issues, difficulties in relaxing, addictive behaviours and sleep problems. Therapy can support you to remember and reclaim parts of yourself that have got lost in your early childhood.
I work with survivors of boarding schools and academic hothouses. Often the strictures of these institutions, early distancing from the caregiver and the need to adapt to school/parental expectations can put the child into a survival rather than thrive mode and create difficulties for later life. These include struggles to build positive relationships including as a parent, perfectionism and at the same time feeling a failure, bullying issues, difficulties in relaxing, addictive behaviours and sleep problems. Therapy can support you to remember and reclaim parts of yourself that have got lost in your early childhood.
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Carol Andrews
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified Verified
Heathfield TN21
Hi a warm welcome! Life can be really trying at times, when we don't know where to go or what to do, but you are not alone. You have just taken the bravest first step, to help you find the support and tools needed to help and empower you on the journey towards healing. I am able to support adults, children and young people experiencing stress, anxiety, depression, bereavement, grief or loss, abuse, relationship issues, trauma, low self-esteem and confidence and OCD. Whatever has brought you to counselling, we will travel together, at your pace, working to achieve the goals you set.
Hi a warm welcome! Life can be really trying at times, when we don't know where to go or what to do, but you are not alone. You have just taken the bravest first step, to help you find the support and tools needed to help and empower you on the journey towards healing. I am able to support adults, children and young people experiencing stress, anxiety, depression, bereavement, grief or loss, abuse, relationship issues, trauma, low self-esteem and confidence and OCD. Whatever has brought you to counselling, we will travel together, at your pace, working to achieve the goals you set.
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Lucy Matthews
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified Verified
Heathfield TN21
Hello and a warm welcome to my profile. You may have been feeling anxious and or depressed for some time and not know why. Maybe you have been having relationship problems or have issues with low self-esteem or low self-confidence. I know that reaching out for therapy can be a daunting process. It’s important to find the right therapist for you, that’s why I offer a free initial 30-minute session either in person, online or via telephone. I will provide a warm, welcoming, confidential and safe space for you to explore what is on your mind and troubling you. We will work together to help you gain a deeper understanding of yourself.
Hello and a warm welcome to my profile. You may have been feeling anxious and or depressed for some time and not know why. Maybe you have been having relationship problems or have issues with low self-esteem or low self-confidence. I know that reaching out for therapy can be a daunting process. It’s important to find the right therapist for you, that’s why I offer a free initial 30-minute session either in person, online or via telephone. I will provide a warm, welcoming, confidential and safe space for you to explore what is on your mind and troubling you. We will work together to help you gain a deeper understanding of yourself.
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Sarah Hickman
Psychotherapist, MSc, MBACP Accred
Verified Verified
Heathfield TN21
I am an experienced and accredited BACP-registered Psychotherapeutic Counsellor with over fifteen years’ experience of working with individuals as a Therapist, Business Psychologist and Coach. I work with adults of all ages, students, teenagers and couples from a quiet and private therapy room in Crowborough with free parking and wheelchair accessability. I offer both face to face and online therapy sessions. It is the relationship between you and your Therapist which is the most important factor in successful therapy and finding the right therapist for you is key to this. I therefore offer a free initial half hour consultation.
I am an experienced and accredited BACP-registered Psychotherapeutic Counsellor with over fifteen years’ experience of working with individuals as a Therapist, Business Psychologist and Coach. I work with adults of all ages, students, teenagers and couples from a quiet and private therapy room in Crowborough with free parking and wheelchair accessability. I offer both face to face and online therapy sessions. It is the relationship between you and your Therapist which is the most important factor in successful therapy and finding the right therapist for you is key to this. I therefore offer a free initial half hour consultation.
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Photo of Georgina Green, MA, MBABCP, Psychotherapist
Georgina Green
Psychotherapist, MA, MBABCP
Verified Verified
Heathfield TN21
We are all unique individuals. I see people who suffer from anxiety, depression, addictions, relationship difficulties and trauma as well as other difficulties. I will aim to help you make sense of what is currently going on for you and then to set goals or a way forward.. I believe that clients need to experience compassion and kindness as well as often, a structured way of working with specific difficulties. If structure is less of a goal and need, I aim to provide a settling in which trust is foremost and so creating a safe space to talk about difficult emotions.
We are all unique individuals. I see people who suffer from anxiety, depression, addictions, relationship difficulties and trauma as well as other difficulties. I will aim to help you make sense of what is currently going on for you and then to set goals or a way forward.. I believe that clients need to experience compassion and kindness as well as often, a structured way of working with specific difficulties. If structure is less of a goal and need, I aim to provide a settling in which trust is foremost and so creating a safe space to talk about difficult emotions.
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Photo of Rachel Sills Penny-Lanyi, MBACP, Psychotherapist
Rachel Sills Penny-Lanyi
Psychotherapist, MBACP
Verified Verified
Heathfield TN21
I help with clients struggling with many different sorts of emotional and psychological distress, and who simply want to feel better. During therapy, you will feel supported, listened to, understood and believed; able to share your fears, worries and story without judgement, and be listened to with compassion and empathy. I provide a safe, warm, environment for you to get the help and support you need in a non-judgemental and empathic way. Our work together will help you feel better, happier, improve your relationships, be open to new opportunities and choices, and build the life you want.
I help with clients struggling with many different sorts of emotional and psychological distress, and who simply want to feel better. During therapy, you will feel supported, listened to, understood and believed; able to share your fears, worries and story without judgement, and be listened to with compassion and empathy. I provide a safe, warm, environment for you to get the help and support you need in a non-judgemental and empathic way. Our work together will help you feel better, happier, improve your relationships, be open to new opportunities and choices, and build the life you want.
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Richard Bamford Therapy
Psychotherapist, BACP
Verified Verified
Heathfield TN21
Hello! I'm Richard. You may have arrived here as you may be experiencing some distress or navigating a specific struggle and are hoping to find some clarity in what’s going on for you. We all experience difficulties occasionally and life can be challenging sometimes. Finding a therapist that is right for you is key, particularly because mutually nourishing relationships with others are essential for your emotional wellbeing. It is normal and healthy to seek support because we don’t have to face any issue alone. It’s okay to want to find the missing piece of your puzzle.
Hello! I'm Richard. You may have arrived here as you may be experiencing some distress or navigating a specific struggle and are hoping to find some clarity in what’s going on for you. We all experience difficulties occasionally and life can be challenging sometimes. Finding a therapist that is right for you is key, particularly because mutually nourishing relationships with others are essential for your emotional wellbeing. It is normal and healthy to seek support because we don’t have to face any issue alone. It’s okay to want to find the missing piece of your puzzle.
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Woodacres Counselling
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified Verified
Heathfield TN21  (Online Only)
Hello and welcome to my profile, here you can gain a glimpse of who I am and if you like what you find please contact me for a free session to find out even more. I’m offering an online space to explore, support and process any challenges that your facing. I can do some face to face work I understand how hard it is to take those first steps to get in touch and would like to reassure you of a warm welcome and a prompt response. My approach is that each individual has the ability to grow, make changes and build on their individual resilience which will aid dealing with life’s difficulties. I offer short and long term counselling.
Hello and welcome to my profile, here you can gain a glimpse of who I am and if you like what you find please contact me for a free session to find out even more. I’m offering an online space to explore, support and process any challenges that your facing. I can do some face to face work I understand how hard it is to take those first steps to get in touch and would like to reassure you of a warm welcome and a prompt response. My approach is that each individual has the ability to grow, make changes and build on their individual resilience which will aid dealing with life’s difficulties. I offer short and long term counselling.
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Sarah Palmer
Counsellor, DCounsPsych, MBACP
Verified Verified
Crowborough TN6
I understand how hard it can be trying to decide which counsellor is right for you and to find a counsellor who you can trust and confide in and feel comfortable enough to be completely open with. ​ We are all drawn to different counsellors and finding the right match is really important. It needs to be someone who you can relate to, who gets you, who listens to the detail and tries to help you uncover and understand how you are feeling in a patient and gentle way. I believe that establishing and building trust is key for the counselling relationship to develop.
I understand how hard it can be trying to decide which counsellor is right for you and to find a counsellor who you can trust and confide in and feel comfortable enough to be completely open with. ​ We are all drawn to different counsellors and finding the right match is really important. It needs to be someone who you can relate to, who gets you, who listens to the detail and tries to help you uncover and understand how you are feeling in a patient and gentle way. I believe that establishing and building trust is key for the counselling relationship to develop.
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Craig Morgan
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified Verified
2 Endorsed
Lewes BN8  (Online Only)
Hello there! Thank you so much for taking the time to check out my profile. I completely understand how daunting it can be to find the right counsellor for you, which is why I am here to help. My name is Craig, and I am a person-centred therapist. Essentially, what this means is that I believe in a humanistic approach to therapy that puts the client at the centre of the process.
Hello there! Thank you so much for taking the time to check out my profile. I completely understand how daunting it can be to find the right counsellor for you, which is why I am here to help. My name is Craig, and I am a person-centred therapist. Essentially, what this means is that I believe in a humanistic approach to therapy that puts the client at the centre of the process.
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Silke Alexandra Tison
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified Verified
Hailsham BN27
Do you feel worried about your child's anxiety, low self-esteem or angry moods? Unsure how to help, leaving you feeling exhausted and helpless? I am a fully qualified, dedicated therapist, experienced and passionate about working creatively with children from the age of four. I use elements of play and art therapy, drawing from my experience as a primary school counsellor. I aim to provide a safe, therapeutic environment in which your child can be themselves and speak freely. Beginning to recognize and work through difficult emotions, often for the first time, results in increased emotional balance and confidence.
Do you feel worried about your child's anxiety, low self-esteem or angry moods? Unsure how to help, leaving you feeling exhausted and helpless? I am a fully qualified, dedicated therapist, experienced and passionate about working creatively with children from the age of four. I use elements of play and art therapy, drawing from my experience as a primary school counsellor. I aim to provide a safe, therapeutic environment in which your child can be themselves and speak freely. Beginning to recognize and work through difficult emotions, often for the first time, results in increased emotional balance and confidence.
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How does your Counsellor compare?

Number of Counsellors in Heathfield

10+

Average cost per session

£55

Counsellors in Heathfield who prioritize treating:

100% Anxiety
100% Self Esteem
94% Relationship Issues
94% Depression
94% Stress
88% Bereavement
65% Trauma and PTSD

Average years in practice

9 Years

Top 3 insurances accepted

60% WPA
40% Aviva
40% AXA PPP

How Counsellors in Heathfield see their clients

95% In Person and Online
5% Online Only

Gender breakdown

83% Female
17% Male
FAQs - About Therapy and Counselling

How can I find a therapist in Heathfield?

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

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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.