Counselling in Haggerston, London

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Georgios E. Bligouras
Psychotherapist, MSc, MBACP
Verified
Haggerston, London E8
Life’s journey can sometimes take us down daunting and confusing paths. Anxiety/anger, depression, low self-esteem, trauma, and other psychological problems can make it hard for us to take care of ourselves and our loved ones. Relationship problems can cause us to lose touch with ourselves. Struggles in our careers can lead to dissatisfaction and a lack of fulfilment. Identity issues can cause us to become socially isolated, engage in risky behaviours, or have trouble expressing ourselves. These and other painful experiences prevent us from fully living. But adversity can be a powerful catalyst for transformation and growth.
Life’s journey can sometimes take us down daunting and confusing paths. Anxiety/anger, depression, low self-esteem, trauma, and other psychological problems can make it hard for us to take care of ourselves and our loved ones. Relationship problems can cause us to lose touch with ourselves. Struggles in our careers can lead to dissatisfaction and a lack of fulfilment. Identity issues can cause us to become socially isolated, engage in risky behaviours, or have trouble expressing ourselves. These and other painful experiences prevent us from fully living. But adversity can be a powerful catalyst for transformation and growth.
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Lakhita Uppal
Psychologist, MSc
Haggerston, London N1  (Online Only)
Hi, I’m Lakhita. I hope to provide an open, compassionate, and non-judgemental therapeutic space for you to be able to process, understand and make sense of your experiences. Working together, I aim to see the world through your eyes, always holding in mind parts of your identity that you choose to bring with you, such as your race, culture, gender, and religion. I work in a very humanistic and person-centred way, considering your needs and tailoring evidenced-based therapy to provide you with the skills and tools to support you moving forward with life, and for you to live the most fulfilling version of it.
Hi, I’m Lakhita. I hope to provide an open, compassionate, and non-judgemental therapeutic space for you to be able to process, understand and make sense of your experiences. Working together, I aim to see the world through your eyes, always holding in mind parts of your identity that you choose to bring with you, such as your race, culture, gender, and religion. I work in a very humanistic and person-centred way, considering your needs and tailoring evidenced-based therapy to provide you with the skills and tools to support you moving forward with life, and for you to live the most fulfilling version of it.
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Jonathan Houghton
Psychotherapist, MUKCP
Verified
Haggerston, London N1
I am able to provide individual adult psychotherapy both online and in-person. I offer a warm and friendly environment where I give you the space to talk through any issues that may be affecting your life. Whether it's your first experience of therapy or have seen someone before I endeavour to make the experience as comfortable and personal as possible. I offer both short and longterm work depending on what you are looking for.
I am able to provide individual adult psychotherapy both online and in-person. I offer a warm and friendly environment where I give you the space to talk through any issues that may be affecting your life. Whether it's your first experience of therapy or have seen someone before I endeavour to make the experience as comfortable and personal as possible. I offer both short and longterm work depending on what you are looking for.
020 3960 5406 View 020 3960 5406
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Mihaela Momoiu
Psychotherapist, MSc, MUKCP
Verified
Haggerston, London E8
You might be experiencing a sense of overwhelm, as if you've hit rock bottom, with pressures from every angle, making it challenging to navigate through each day. Maybe you have lost someone and are still struggling to come to terms with the loss. Or maybe you don’t feel happy in the relationship/s you’re in or in your job but you don't know how to find your way out or how to improve it. Perhaps something happened in your life and you’re struggling to make sense of it or maybe you don’t feel good about yourself or you don’t recognize yourself anymore. Maybe you have tried everything to help yourself but nothing worked.
You might be experiencing a sense of overwhelm, as if you've hit rock bottom, with pressures from every angle, making it challenging to navigate through each day. Maybe you have lost someone and are still struggling to come to terms with the loss. Or maybe you don’t feel happy in the relationship/s you’re in or in your job but you don't know how to find your way out or how to improve it. Perhaps something happened in your life and you’re struggling to make sense of it or maybe you don’t feel good about yourself or you don’t recognize yourself anymore. Maybe you have tried everything to help yourself but nothing worked.
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Anna Legge
Psychotherapist, DCounsPsych, MBACP
Verified
Haggerston, London E8  (Online Only)
I provide online therapy using a Transpersonal and Integrative approach. My clients are individuals leading a mobile lifestyle. Amongst them are travellers/digital nomads, expats, refugees needing help with the adaptation in a new environment, or who simply prefer having sessions from the comfort of their home. I assist them with cross-cultural issues (communication issues, feeling misunderstood, isolated, struggles with sense of belonging) and relationship difficulties (Family dynamic, betrayal, affair, separation, short-lived relationships, relationship obsession), Obsession/OCD, Phobia, anxiety, stress, trauma/complex trauma.
I provide online therapy using a Transpersonal and Integrative approach. My clients are individuals leading a mobile lifestyle. Amongst them are travellers/digital nomads, expats, refugees needing help with the adaptation in a new environment, or who simply prefer having sessions from the comfort of their home. I assist them with cross-cultural issues (communication issues, feeling misunderstood, isolated, struggles with sense of belonging) and relationship difficulties (Family dynamic, betrayal, affair, separation, short-lived relationships, relationship obsession), Obsession/OCD, Phobia, anxiety, stress, trauma/complex trauma.
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Nathan Deery
Psychotherapist, MBABCP
Verified
Haggerston, London E8
You may be finding it hard to connect with the important things in your life right now. That may be your very own sense of self, your relationships with others, or simply your ability to enjoy things in the way that you would like. You may have been through something, or many things, and feel unsure how to make sense of this and how to move on with your life now. Or you may have noticed that you keep getting stuck in the same old patterns of thinking, or habits that don't work for you anymore. If any of these things sound familiar to you, then I may be able to help.
You may be finding it hard to connect with the important things in your life right now. That may be your very own sense of self, your relationships with others, or simply your ability to enjoy things in the way that you would like. You may have been through something, or many things, and feel unsure how to make sense of this and how to move on with your life now. Or you may have noticed that you keep getting stuck in the same old patterns of thinking, or habits that don't work for you anymore. If any of these things sound familiar to you, then I may be able to help.
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Filiz Benli
Psychotherapist, MBACP Accred
Verified
Haggerston, London E8
Life brings challenges to all of us from time to time and we might feel loss or overwhelmed by them. I offer a safe and confidential space to address and explore these issues. I am open to work with variety issues such as depression, anxiety, trauma, relationship issues, addiction, finding meaning in life, low self esteem. My aim is not advising you, but to help you to find your own path and to look at yourself and your own issues with more compassion and understanding.
Life brings challenges to all of us from time to time and we might feel loss or overwhelmed by them. I offer a safe and confidential space to address and explore these issues. I am open to work with variety issues such as depression, anxiety, trauma, relationship issues, addiction, finding meaning in life, low self esteem. My aim is not advising you, but to help you to find your own path and to look at yourself and your own issues with more compassion and understanding.
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Olena Chechel
Psychotherapist, MA, MBACP
Verified
Haggerston, London E2
You may have landed on this page because something isn't feeling right. You may be feeling anxious, depressed, or stuck. Perhaps, you’re struggling with finding your voice, exploring your identity or trying to navigate the intricate terrain of emotions, trauma, and loss. The world can be a tough place. Having a space to sit and turn inwards is essential. In therapy, we will look at who you are, what you want, and what you need.
You may have landed on this page because something isn't feeling right. You may be feeling anxious, depressed, or stuck. Perhaps, you’re struggling with finding your voice, exploring your identity or trying to navigate the intricate terrain of emotions, trauma, and loss. The world can be a tough place. Having a space to sit and turn inwards is essential. In therapy, we will look at who you are, what you want, and what you need.
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Chris Bancroft
Counsellor, UKCP Trainee
Verified
Haggerston, London E8
I am an LGBTQ+ therapist supporting individuals, couples and groups of all ages, sexuality and identity to explore their issues. Whether you are coming to therapy to make a change, make sense of yourself or past experiences, or simply want someone to listen to you, I provide a safe, confidential, and non-judgemental space for you to explore your life, relationships and concerns. Whatever your goals, together we will try to understand and address any repetitive patterns of unfulfilling behaviour and gain insight into how past experiences have come to shape present-day experiences.
I am an LGBTQ+ therapist supporting individuals, couples and groups of all ages, sexuality and identity to explore their issues. Whether you are coming to therapy to make a change, make sense of yourself or past experiences, or simply want someone to listen to you, I provide a safe, confidential, and non-judgemental space for you to explore your life, relationships and concerns. Whatever your goals, together we will try to understand and address any repetitive patterns of unfulfilling behaviour and gain insight into how past experiences have come to shape present-day experiences.
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Amber Lina Warner
Psychotherapist, MA, MBACP
Verified
Haggerston, London E8
My approach is both integrative and existential. I acknowledge what it means to be human and the inevitable difficulties and discomforts. I work with clients on how, despite these, we may carve out our unique paths to deeper personal meaning, purpose, acceptance and peace. It is my belief that there is the ability within all of us to identify and to transcend our childhood and societal conditioning and patterns. These hold us back from more joy, ease, and inspiration. My aim is support my clients in becoming more familiar with the wise, mature and grounded parts of themselves rather than being ruled by the reactive inner child.
My approach is both integrative and existential. I acknowledge what it means to be human and the inevitable difficulties and discomforts. I work with clients on how, despite these, we may carve out our unique paths to deeper personal meaning, purpose, acceptance and peace. It is my belief that there is the ability within all of us to identify and to transcend our childhood and societal conditioning and patterns. These hold us back from more joy, ease, and inspiration. My aim is support my clients in becoming more familiar with the wise, mature and grounded parts of themselves rather than being ruled by the reactive inner child.
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Novia Mak
Psychotherapist, MSc, MBABCP
Verified
Haggerston, London N1  (Online Only)
Finding the right therapist is like trying to find the perfect puzzle piece for your life. It's not always easy, and I get that. I understand the struggle and the importance of connecting with someone who really "gets" you. Life can throw all sorts of curveballs, and talking about it with someone can be a game-changer. Picture me as a friendly guide on this journey – someone who listens without judgment, and is genuinely interested in your story.
Finding the right therapist is like trying to find the perfect puzzle piece for your life. It's not always easy, and I get that. I understand the struggle and the importance of connecting with someone who really "gets" you. Life can throw all sorts of curveballs, and talking about it with someone can be a game-changer. Picture me as a friendly guide on this journey – someone who listens without judgment, and is genuinely interested in your story.
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Dr Natalie V. Bailey
Psychologist, PsychD, HCPC - Couns. Psych.
Verified
Haggerston, London E8
Perhaps you are feeling down, hurt or anxious - maybe you are unsure about the future of a relationship, bereaved or just feel that you are not living the life you were meant to lead. Whatever your needs may be, I am here to provide a warm, safe and non-judgemental space to support you on your journey towards healing, self-discovery, and development. As a Chartered Psychologist and Counselling Psychologist, I am committed to the well-being and development of all my clients.
Perhaps you are feeling down, hurt or anxious - maybe you are unsure about the future of a relationship, bereaved or just feel that you are not living the life you were meant to lead. Whatever your needs may be, I am here to provide a warm, safe and non-judgemental space to support you on your journey towards healing, self-discovery, and development. As a Chartered Psychologist and Counselling Psychologist, I am committed to the well-being and development of all my clients.
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Marilyn Thomas
Psychotherapist, MBACP
Verified
Haggerston, London E8  (Online Only)
Are you feeling like your mental health is suffering or maybe you are feeling overwhelmed, struggling with anxiety or low mood, by your circumstances and would like to talk to someone outside your circle, if so, I am here to accompany you with that process. I am a qualified, therapeutic psychotherapist and a registered member of the BACP, bound by their code of ethics. I work with a diverse range of clients with an array of differing issues.
Are you feeling like your mental health is suffering or maybe you are feeling overwhelmed, struggling with anxiety or low mood, by your circumstances and would like to talk to someone outside your circle, if so, I am here to accompany you with that process. I am a qualified, therapeutic psychotherapist and a registered member of the BACP, bound by their code of ethics. I work with a diverse range of clients with an array of differing issues.
020 8049 3059 View 020 8049 3059
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Handan Berivan Bakar
Psychologist, MSc
Verified
Haggerston, London E8  (Online Only)
Are you feeling anxious for no apparent reason? When anxiety strikes with no clear reason it can feel like you are stuck in a vicious cycle. I know exactly what you’re feeling: the pounding chest, the shortness of breath, the feelings that the walls are closing in and you need out NOW. Attacks can be terrifying, and I would like to support you to stop your suffering. Holistic practices can reduce anxiety tremendously, and I look forward to teaching you tools to take your life back. The tools that I will provide you with are tools that I have been perfecting over my career helping people just like you.
Are you feeling anxious for no apparent reason? When anxiety strikes with no clear reason it can feel like you are stuck in a vicious cycle. I know exactly what you’re feeling: the pounding chest, the shortness of breath, the feelings that the walls are closing in and you need out NOW. Attacks can be terrifying, and I would like to support you to stop your suffering. Holistic practices can reduce anxiety tremendously, and I look forward to teaching you tools to take your life back. The tools that I will provide you with are tools that I have been perfecting over my career helping people just like you.
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Maxim Ilyashenko
Psychotherapist, MSc, MUKCP
Verified
Haggerston, London E8
I work with people experiencing trauma, depression, anxiety; I offer an initial consultation of Clinical assessment and further recommendations and referrals if needed; Besides, I offer a short-term EMDR therapy, Stress management and Clinical hypnosis
I work with people experiencing trauma, depression, anxiety; I offer an initial consultation of Clinical assessment and further recommendations and referrals if needed; Besides, I offer a short-term EMDR therapy, Stress management and Clinical hypnosis
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Eleanor Ord
Psychotherapist, MSc, UKCP Trainee
Verified
Haggerston, London E8
There are many reasons you may be looking for a therapist, and no “right reason” to seek help. You may have specific aims for your therapy, or you may not be sure why life is feeling challenging. Pain and struggle are natural parts of the human experience, but we can also be incredibly creative when it comes to trying to protect ourselves, and avoiding difficult feelings. Maybe you want a space where you can talk and be heard. Whatever brings you to my room, I provide a safe and collaborative space to explore your experiences.
There are many reasons you may be looking for a therapist, and no “right reason” to seek help. You may have specific aims for your therapy, or you may not be sure why life is feeling challenging. Pain and struggle are natural parts of the human experience, but we can also be incredibly creative when it comes to trying to protect ourselves, and avoiding difficult feelings. Maybe you want a space where you can talk and be heard. Whatever brings you to my room, I provide a safe and collaborative space to explore your experiences.
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a time and space
Psychologist, HCPC - Clin. Psych.
Verified
Haggerston, London E8
we are a group of highly specialist clinical psychologists who can support you in navigating a range of challenges, including low mood, anxiety, burnout and stress, bereavement, loss, fertility issues, difficulties relating to gender and sexuality, parenting challenges, relationship difficulties, the effects of traumatic experiences and living with health conditions and new diagnoses. we will help you connect with the knowledges, skills and experiences held in your body, mind and community, to better understand your difficulties and find preferred paths for living your life.
we are a group of highly specialist clinical psychologists who can support you in navigating a range of challenges, including low mood, anxiety, burnout and stress, bereavement, loss, fertility issues, difficulties relating to gender and sexuality, parenting challenges, relationship difficulties, the effects of traumatic experiences and living with health conditions and new diagnoses. we will help you connect with the knowledges, skills and experiences held in your body, mind and community, to better understand your difficulties and find preferred paths for living your life.
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Josephine Basedow
Psychotherapist, MA, MBACP
Verified
Haggerston, London E9  (Online Only)
Hello my name is Josephine. I offer Relational - Traumatophilic - Psychotherapy online - I work with people facing a wide range of issues including but not limited to: anxiety, low mood & depression, disordered eating, OCD presentations, bereavement, loss, suicidality, identity-related issues (sexual, gender, race), relationship difficulties, shame, anger, childhood and other trauma (including relational/attachment trauma, C-PTSD, transgenerational trauma, sexual abuse, neglect, homelessness, torture/war/loss of home, loss of status/family, major life transitions, move from one country to another/culture to another)
Hello my name is Josephine. I offer Relational - Traumatophilic - Psychotherapy online - I work with people facing a wide range of issues including but not limited to: anxiety, low mood & depression, disordered eating, OCD presentations, bereavement, loss, suicidality, identity-related issues (sexual, gender, race), relationship difficulties, shame, anger, childhood and other trauma (including relational/attachment trauma, C-PTSD, transgenerational trauma, sexual abuse, neglect, homelessness, torture/war/loss of home, loss of status/family, major life transitions, move from one country to another/culture to another)
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Helen George
Psychotherapist, MA, MBACP Accred
Verified
Haggerston, London E8
Not accepting new clients
I am a BACP Accredited Psychotherapist, Trauma Therapist and Specialist Infertility Counsellor, specialising in working with women. I have over 15 years experience of working in the field of mental health. I work with women who have experienced trauma (in all forms), PTSD and other distressing life events. I also work with women who are struggling with infertility, baby loss and involuntary childlessness.
I am a BACP Accredited Psychotherapist, Trauma Therapist and Specialist Infertility Counsellor, specialising in working with women. I have over 15 years experience of working in the field of mental health. I work with women who have experienced trauma (in all forms), PTSD and other distressing life events. I also work with women who are struggling with infertility, baby loss and involuntary childlessness.
020 8092 5448 View 020 8092 5448
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Evelyn Maritta Aldous
MA
Haggerston, London N1
Hi, my name is Evelyn. I am a relationship therapist and coach for couples and individuals. I specialise in helping couples on the brink of separation to repair their relationship and heal their pain and hurt in order to restore their emotional, romantic and erotic connection. My primary focus is on reviving the lost passion, love and intimacy that was lost in the busyness of life and in the accumulated resentment arising from unmet expectations. I have a Masters Degree in Psychology, I am a qualified couples therapist and have done part of my training with Esther Perel and Terry Real.
Hi, my name is Evelyn. I am a relationship therapist and coach for couples and individuals. I specialise in helping couples on the brink of separation to repair their relationship and heal their pain and hurt in order to restore their emotional, romantic and erotic connection. My primary focus is on reviving the lost passion, love and intimacy that was lost in the busyness of life and in the accumulated resentment arising from unmet expectations. I have a Masters Degree in Psychology, I am a qualified couples therapist and have done part of my training with Esther Perel and Terry Real.
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Number of Counsellors in Haggerston, London

300+

Average cost per session

£75

Counsellors in Haggerston, London who prioritize treating:

94% Anxiety
92% Depression
87% Relationship Issues
87% Self Esteem
83% Stress
70% Trauma and PTSD
68% Bereavement

Average years in practice

9 Years

Top 3 insurances accepted

79% Aviva
71% AXA PPP
59% Vitality

How Counsellors in Haggerston, London see their clients

81% In Person and Online
19% Online Only

Gender breakdown

71% Female
28% Male
1% Non-Binary

FAQs - About Therapy and Counselling

How can I find a therapist in Haggerston, London?

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.