Counselling in Malpas

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Lesley Ann Greenwood
Psychologist, MSc, GMBPsS
Verified Verified
Malpas SY14
We all need to talk to someone at times, right now life is extremely difficult for many of us! Talking issues through is often the best way to deal with our conflicting emotions. I specialise in depression, anxiety, ​and weight management, along with mid-life transitions and relationship counseling. I believe talking to someone totally unconnected to the problem can help clients see their situation through fresh eyes. I use a combination of therapies to help clients restructure their lives and issues. I am based in a private location in South Cheshire. I also have clients based around the globe via video. Discretion is paramount!
We all need to talk to someone at times, right now life is extremely difficult for many of us! Talking issues through is often the best way to deal with our conflicting emotions. I specialise in depression, anxiety, ​and weight management, along with mid-life transitions and relationship counseling. I believe talking to someone totally unconnected to the problem can help clients see their situation through fresh eyes. I use a combination of therapies to help clients restructure their lives and issues. I am based in a private location in South Cheshire. I also have clients based around the globe via video. Discretion is paramount!
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Sarah Jones
Counsellor, MSc, MBACP
Verified Verified
Malpas SY14
Hi I'm Sarah, as a therapist I love helping people who've been through troubles in life and can't pretend they are OK any longer.  If you've come to that moment where you know you need help processing past experiences to feel better for your future then I have the knowledge and expertise to help. With nearly a decade of experience as a qualified therapist, I have crafted my unique empathetic approach grounded in neuroscience and compassion.
Hi I'm Sarah, as a therapist I love helping people who've been through troubles in life and can't pretend they are OK any longer.  If you've come to that moment where you know you need help processing past experiences to feel better for your future then I have the knowledge and expertise to help. With nearly a decade of experience as a qualified therapist, I have crafted my unique empathetic approach grounded in neuroscience and compassion.
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More Therapists Nearby

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Shropshire Counselling Services
Psychotherapist, MA, MBACP Accred
Verified Verified
Whitchurch SY13
Not accepting new clients
Colleen uses a down-to-earth approach, her aim is to help you find a better outcome no matter what the problem is. Colleen is a BACP accredited person-centred counsellor and a NCH registered hypnotherapist, and an EMDR accredited practitioner working with adults and under 18s with complex trauma and PTSD and those who: have problems forming or maintaining relationships; have been bullied; lack self-confidence and self-esteem; feel anxious or depressed; have suffered emotional, sexual or physical abuse either recently or in the past; suffer phobias, panic attacks or obsessions, or have experienced bereavement.
Colleen uses a down-to-earth approach, her aim is to help you find a better outcome no matter what the problem is. Colleen is a BACP accredited person-centred counsellor and a NCH registered hypnotherapist, and an EMDR accredited practitioner working with adults and under 18s with complex trauma and PTSD and those who: have problems forming or maintaining relationships; have been bullied; lack self-confidence and self-esteem; feel anxious or depressed; have suffered emotional, sexual or physical abuse either recently or in the past; suffer phobias, panic attacks or obsessions, or have experienced bereavement.
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Shirley Ann Brocklehurst
Psychotherapist, MA
Verified Verified
Nantwich CW5
Perhaps you have landed on this page because things aren’t going well for you and you want to look at things another way. It could be your body is telling you something is not right. If you are finding that the things that used to work for you no longer do, it seems logical that more of the same is not going to get you somewhere different. Maybe I can help? I work somatically, which means accessing and enhancing the connection between mind and body. It is an aspect that’s often overlooked in talking therapy, however the body holds meaningful insights into our story and helps us to re-frame the way we look at things
Perhaps you have landed on this page because things aren’t going well for you and you want to look at things another way. It could be your body is telling you something is not right. If you are finding that the things that used to work for you no longer do, it seems logical that more of the same is not going to get you somewhere different. Maybe I can help? I work somatically, which means accessing and enhancing the connection between mind and body. It is an aspect that’s often overlooked in talking therapy, however the body holds meaningful insights into our story and helps us to re-frame the way we look at things
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Andrea Sarah Lawton
Psychotherapist, MSc, MUKCP
Verified Verified
Nantwich CW5
People access therapy for many different reasons, but generally we are most likely to reach out for help when our usual coping strategies are no longer effective. At these times it is not always helpful or possible to turn to family or friends, and their well-meaning support may not always help. I will provide a calm and confidential space where you will be able to safely share what is troubling you.
People access therapy for many different reasons, but generally we are most likely to reach out for help when our usual coping strategies are no longer effective. At these times it is not always helpful or possible to turn to family or friends, and their well-meaning support may not always help. I will provide a calm and confidential space where you will be able to safely share what is troubling you.
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Cognitive Behavioural Therapist
Psychotherapist, MBACP
Verified Verified
Tarporley CW6
A therapist who looks beyond your symptoms, guiding you to uncover the real reasons behind your struggles. Welcome I'm Leanne Astbury, a psychotherapist dedicated to guiding you beyond symptom management to uncover and address the real reasons behind your challenges. Drawing from my personal experiences and years of helping others, I've come to understand that issues like anxiety, depression, perfectionism, overthinking, worry, and stress are not the real problems—they're just symptoms. To achieve lasting results, we must focus on addressing the root causes, not just treating these symptoms.
A therapist who looks beyond your symptoms, guiding you to uncover the real reasons behind your struggles. Welcome I'm Leanne Astbury, a psychotherapist dedicated to guiding you beyond symptom management to uncover and address the real reasons behind your challenges. Drawing from my personal experiences and years of helping others, I've come to understand that issues like anxiety, depression, perfectionism, overthinking, worry, and stress are not the real problems—they're just symptoms. To achieve lasting results, we must focus on addressing the root causes, not just treating these symptoms.
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Newid Integrated Counselling & Psychotherapy
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified Verified
2 Endorsed
Tiverton CW6
Newid pronounced "Nowed" is Welsh for change. I chose this name not only to reflect my heritage but also to reflect that change is the only constant in life. We all travel with it, yet all our experiences can be profoundly different. I believe that counselling is a collaborative process in which we work together on what you want to change or explore in a safe non-judgemental environment. I offer an integrative approach where we work side-by-side to understand your past and help you discover new ways of coping and moving forward. I recognise that courage is not fearless and making the 1st step can be challenging in it's self.
Newid pronounced "Nowed" is Welsh for change. I chose this name not only to reflect my heritage but also to reflect that change is the only constant in life. We all travel with it, yet all our experiences can be profoundly different. I believe that counselling is a collaborative process in which we work together on what you want to change or explore in a safe non-judgemental environment. I offer an integrative approach where we work side-by-side to understand your past and help you discover new ways of coping and moving forward. I recognise that courage is not fearless and making the 1st step can be challenging in it's self.
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Emma Rachel Sutcliffe Peacock
Counsellor, MBACP Accred
Verified Verified
Whitchurch SY13
I offer a confidential counselling service where you can explore your issues in a safe and non-judgemental setting, and where you can explore ways forward.in your life. I am a B.A.C.P. (British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy) registered and accredited counsellor, based in Whitchurch Shropshire. I have over 10,000 hours of face to face Counselling and Supervision experience, both in the NHS and in Private Practice. My work is fully insured and supervised and I also take referrals from G.Ps, the NHS and employers.
I offer a confidential counselling service where you can explore your issues in a safe and non-judgemental setting, and where you can explore ways forward.in your life. I am a B.A.C.P. (British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy) registered and accredited counsellor, based in Whitchurch Shropshire. I have over 10,000 hours of face to face Counselling and Supervision experience, both in the NHS and in Private Practice. My work is fully insured and supervised and I also take referrals from G.Ps, the NHS and employers.
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Dr Kate Rose
Psychologist, PsychD, HCPC - Clin. Psych.
Verified Verified
Tarporley CW6
I help people to overcome their past, so that they can embrace their future. So often, the things we are struggling with in life, can be linked back to our early life experiences or difficult life events, which can have a huge impact on how we feel about ourselves, our relationships with others and our overall well being. My goal is to help my clients understand and make sense of their past experiences and explore how their current difficulties may fit into this. I help them to learn new skills and break old patterns so that they can reclaim the life that they want.
I help people to overcome their past, so that they can embrace their future. So often, the things we are struggling with in life, can be linked back to our early life experiences or difficult life events, which can have a huge impact on how we feel about ourselves, our relationships with others and our overall well being. My goal is to help my clients understand and make sense of their past experiences and explore how their current difficulties may fit into this. I help them to learn new skills and break old patterns so that they can reclaim the life that they want.
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Amanda Jane Cassidy
Psychotherapist, MBABCP
Verified Verified
Tarporley CW6
I enjoy working with clients, building a collaborative therapeutic relationship which supports a mutual understanding of their presenting difficulties. My role also helps to increase the client knowledge of evidence-based CBT strategies or EMDR to support beneficial change and reaching the clients identified goals. I draw upon my experiences of working as a cognitive behavioural therapist and mental health nurse, providing a safe, compassionate, and non-judgemental environment where clients can talk openly and access the support they are seeking.
I enjoy working with clients, building a collaborative therapeutic relationship which supports a mutual understanding of their presenting difficulties. My role also helps to increase the client knowledge of evidence-based CBT strategies or EMDR to support beneficial change and reaching the clients identified goals. I draw upon my experiences of working as a cognitive behavioural therapist and mental health nurse, providing a safe, compassionate, and non-judgemental environment where clients can talk openly and access the support they are seeking.
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Reflective Counselling
Counsellor, MNCPS Acc.
Verified Verified
Shrewsbury SY13
Counsellor & Clinical Supervisor: I am Certified in Online and Telephone Counselling. It can be difficult choosing the right therapist for you. My passion as a counsellor is to support you through your journey and support you with any emotional challenges. I will offer you compassion, respect, understanding and empathy without any judgement. When you are ready to take your first step in therapy, I will be there by your side to support and encourage you. This is your journey, and I’m privileged to share your path.
Counsellor & Clinical Supervisor: I am Certified in Online and Telephone Counselling. It can be difficult choosing the right therapist for you. My passion as a counsellor is to support you through your journey and support you with any emotional challenges. I will offer you compassion, respect, understanding and empathy without any judgement. When you are ready to take your first step in therapy, I will be there by your side to support and encourage you. This is your journey, and I’m privileged to share your path.
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Prajna Mani DasGupta Alexander
Counsellor, PhD, ACC-CP
Verified Verified
Prees Heath SY13
About me: I am a developmental psychologist (D.Phil) with a Diploma in Person Centred Counselling. My practice is based on the belief that only the client is the expert on their own life. What I offer is a warm, supportive and empathic environment to facilitate your personal growth, and help you deal with whatever you are struggling with. About my Practice: My practice is based in Market Drayton, Shropshire, within easy reach of Crewe, Newcastle-under-Lyme and Stoke-on-Trent. I offer 50 minute sessions once a week, and there are no minimum or maximum limits. In line with good practice I offer a regular review.
About me: I am a developmental psychologist (D.Phil) with a Diploma in Person Centred Counselling. My practice is based on the belief that only the client is the expert on their own life. What I offer is a warm, supportive and empathic environment to facilitate your personal growth, and help you deal with whatever you are struggling with. About my Practice: My practice is based in Market Drayton, Shropshire, within easy reach of Crewe, Newcastle-under-Lyme and Stoke-on-Trent. I offer 50 minute sessions once a week, and there are no minimum or maximum limits. In line with good practice I offer a regular review.
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Photo of Helen Allen, DCounsPsych, MNCPS Acc., Counsellor
Helen Allen
Counsellor, DCounsPsych, MNCPS Acc.
Verified Verified
Tarporley CW6
Hi, I am Helen. I offer an open and inclusive space to over-thinkers and high achievers. My approach to counselling is about finding the right balance for you between “I hear you” and “let’s figure this out”. In your counselling sessions, you are not your job nor the roles you have played in life. We can feel overwhelmed and lost for so many reasons, loss of a loved one, breakdown of relationship, loss of a job or a traumatic life event where we feel we can never be the same again. Equally for seemingly no reason we can have low self confidence or anxiety.
Hi, I am Helen. I offer an open and inclusive space to over-thinkers and high achievers. My approach to counselling is about finding the right balance for you between “I hear you” and “let’s figure this out”. In your counselling sessions, you are not your job nor the roles you have played in life. We can feel overwhelmed and lost for so many reasons, loss of a loved one, breakdown of relationship, loss of a job or a traumatic life event where we feel we can never be the same again. Equally for seemingly no reason we can have low self confidence or anxiety.
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Natalie Carter-Gibson
Psychotherapist, MA, MBACP Accred
Verified Verified
Nantwich CW5
Waitlist for new clients
I work with clients using techniques from different therapy methods from person centred, behavioural to CBT and solution focused and IFS. My focus is on the person in front of me and where they are at that moment. Any client arrives with an idea of what they want to look at, but the journey that follows is unique and generally directed by the client's needs. The difference can be evident so quickly once we move together towards a clearer understanding of how to move forward from the place the client began - its fulfilling and rewarding for all involved
I work with clients using techniques from different therapy methods from person centred, behavioural to CBT and solution focused and IFS. My focus is on the person in front of me and where they are at that moment. Any client arrives with an idea of what they want to look at, but the journey that follows is unique and generally directed by the client's needs. The difference can be evident so quickly once we move together towards a clearer understanding of how to move forward from the place the client began - its fulfilling and rewarding for all involved
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The Chester Psychology Clinic
Psychologist, PsychD, HCPC - Clin. Psych.
Verified Verified
Chester CH3
I offer evidence-based psychological therapy to children, young people and families that experience a range of mental health and emotional difficulties. My focus is to collaborate with individuals and communities, tailoring psychological therapies to meet the needs of the families I serve. My mission is to empower children, young people, and families to not only overcome challenges but to thrive and achieve their fullest potential.
I offer evidence-based psychological therapy to children, young people and families that experience a range of mental health and emotional difficulties. My focus is to collaborate with individuals and communities, tailoring psychological therapies to meet the needs of the families I serve. My mission is to empower children, young people, and families to not only overcome challenges but to thrive and achieve their fullest potential.
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Photo of Andrew Reid, MBACP, Counsellor
Andrew Reid
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified Verified
Tarporley CW6  (Online Only)
In my practice, I envision clients navigating life transitions, anxiety, or relationship challenges. I offer a safe space for self-discovery and growth. Together, we explore emotions, fostering clarity and resilience. Clients seek understanding, untangling thoughts, building healthier relationships, and cultivating a resilient mindset. My commitment is to facilitiate transformative journeys, fostering empowerment and positive change.
In my practice, I envision clients navigating life transitions, anxiety, or relationship challenges. I offer a safe space for self-discovery and growth. Together, we explore emotions, fostering clarity and resilience. Clients seek understanding, untangling thoughts, building healthier relationships, and cultivating a resilient mindset. My commitment is to facilitiate transformative journeys, fostering empowerment and positive change.
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Alan Morris
Counsellor, SNCPS Acc.
Verified Verified
Whitchurch SY13
Hi my name is Alan and a qualified counsellor who has helped over 250 clients over 12 years. I believe counselling is a safe area for you to explore what is concerning you and working in a solution focus way help you to make choices that will improve the experience that is called life. I offer a safe space for counselling and also life and work coaching. Please see my web site for more details. I offer face to face, video or telephone sessions.
Hi my name is Alan and a qualified counsellor who has helped over 250 clients over 12 years. I believe counselling is a safe area for you to explore what is concerning you and working in a solution focus way help you to make choices that will improve the experience that is called life. I offer a safe space for counselling and also life and work coaching. Please see my web site for more details. I offer face to face, video or telephone sessions.
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Online Therapists

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Dr Lucy Bassil
Psychologist, PsychD, HCPC - Clin. Psych.
Verified Verified
Worcester WR1
I am a HCPC registered chartered Clinical Psychologist, working both within the NHS in adult community mental health settings and Private Practice. I have experience of working psychologically with clients across the lifespan and have a specialist interest in working with complex trauma, feelings of shame/self criticism and emotion regulation difficulties. I primarily work within a Compassion Focused Therapy and Psychodynamic Framework; however, I utilise principles from Cognitive Behavioural Therapy and Dialectical Behaviour Therapy to compliment this.
I am a HCPC registered chartered Clinical Psychologist, working both within the NHS in adult community mental health settings and Private Practice. I have experience of working psychologically with clients across the lifespan and have a specialist interest in working with complex trauma, feelings of shame/self criticism and emotion regulation difficulties. I primarily work within a Compassion Focused Therapy and Psychodynamic Framework; however, I utilise principles from Cognitive Behavioural Therapy and Dialectical Behaviour Therapy to compliment this.
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Laura Hutchinson
Psychotherapist, MBACP
Verified Verified
Nottingham NG2
Hello, and thank you for taking the time to read my profile. My name is Laura. I have been practicing as a therapist for 10 years, supporting adults and children with their mental health. I am a humanistic and integrative therapist working to support people through the healing process. Reaching out and taking the steps to help yourself takes courage, and I am pleased you are here.
Hello, and thank you for taking the time to read my profile. My name is Laura. I have been practicing as a therapist for 10 years, supporting adults and children with their mental health. I am a humanistic and integrative therapist working to support people through the healing process. Reaching out and taking the steps to help yourself takes courage, and I am pleased you are here.
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Abigail Leah Bonnett
Counsellor, MNCPS Acc.
Verified Verified
Leeds LS25  (Online Only)
Depression, fear, anxiety and other mental health issues are some of the most common and uncomfortable emotions that we can experience at some point in our lives. I also specialise in gender identity Exploring your gender identity can be a very difficult time. There are many obstacles to overcome, and it’s only normal that you may experience emotions that you cannot make sense of. You may experience different feelings, such as feeling confused and alone, depressed and anxious, angry and frustrated or even fearful and scared. Some clients may just want to engage in transgender and non binary counselling in a safe space.
Depression, fear, anxiety and other mental health issues are some of the most common and uncomfortable emotions that we can experience at some point in our lives. I also specialise in gender identity Exploring your gender identity can be a very difficult time. There are many obstacles to overcome, and it’s only normal that you may experience emotions that you cannot make sense of. You may experience different feelings, such as feeling confused and alone, depressed and anxious, angry and frustrated or even fearful and scared. Some clients may just want to engage in transgender and non binary counselling in a safe space.
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Number of Counsellors in Malpas

< 10

Counsellors in Malpas who prioritize treating:

100% Anxiety
100% Addiction
100% Alcohol Use
50% Depression
50% ADHD
50% Domestic Abuse
50% Eating Disorders

Average years in practice

10 Years

Gender breakdown

100% Female

How Counsellors in Malpas see their clients

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

How can I find a therapist in Malpas?

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.