Counselling in Yealmpton

Photo of Ben Selby Counselling, Psychotherapist in Yealmpton, England
Ben Selby Counselling
Psychotherapist, MBACP Accred
Verified
Yealmpton PL8
As a person centred therapist, I help clients to make positive life changes across a wide range of areas. Together, we can help you to take control of your life, improve your self confidence and unlock your true potential. I have over 16 years of experience, which has given me the knowledge and tools to guide clients through any situation they may be experiencing. I'm based in the tranquil environment of the Millfields in Stonehouse and offer flexible appointments (including early evening appointments). If you can't come to me, we can even use FaceTime for our appointments!
As a person centred therapist, I help clients to make positive life changes across a wide range of areas. Together, we can help you to take control of your life, improve your self confidence and unlock your true potential. I have over 16 years of experience, which has given me the knowledge and tools to guide clients through any situation they may be experiencing. I'm based in the tranquil environment of the Millfields in Stonehouse and offer flexible appointments (including early evening appointments). If you can't come to me, we can even use FaceTime for our appointments!
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Bridge Counselling Plymouth
Counsellor, DCounsPsych, PNCPS Acc.
Verified
Yealmpton PL8
Hello and welcome. My name is Paul. I am an accredited and registered counsellor, clinical supervisor and EMDR accredited practitioner, which is especially helpful in treating many mental health conditions, including PTSD, trauma, anxiety and depression. I am a Relate qualified relational therapist. It is normal to be apprehensive when coming to your first counselling session, but please don't worry and give me a call. No matter what your problem you will find me welcoming, and non-judgemental. I look forward to hearing from you and working with you to help you achieve your goals.
Hello and welcome. My name is Paul. I am an accredited and registered counsellor, clinical supervisor and EMDR accredited practitioner, which is especially helpful in treating many mental health conditions, including PTSD, trauma, anxiety and depression. I am a Relate qualified relational therapist. It is normal to be apprehensive when coming to your first counselling session, but please don't worry and give me a call. No matter what your problem you will find me welcoming, and non-judgemental. I look forward to hearing from you and working with you to help you achieve your goals.
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More Therapists Nearby

Photo of Nicola Jayne Hall, Counsellor in Yealmpton, England
Nicola Jayne Hall
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified
Ivybridge PL21
I am Nicola a highly passionate experienced person centred counsellor, supervisor, trainer with experience in the profession for over 20 years. I am empathic, kind, authentic & non-judgmental. I support, empower, listen work with autonomy and able to work with setting goals. I offer support for any issues that are concerning a person which have an impact on their daily life. Working together to achieve positive outcomes, supporting confidence, self worth and trust. I am Trauma informed, I am part of the Trauma informed network. I deliver counselling courses, psychoeducational workshops and the Trauma informed course in the city.
I am Nicola a highly passionate experienced person centred counsellor, supervisor, trainer with experience in the profession for over 20 years. I am empathic, kind, authentic & non-judgmental. I support, empower, listen work with autonomy and able to work with setting goals. I offer support for any issues that are concerning a person which have an impact on their daily life. Working together to achieve positive outcomes, supporting confidence, self worth and trust. I am Trauma informed, I am part of the Trauma informed network. I deliver counselling courses, psychoeducational workshops and the Trauma informed course in the city.
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JT Counselling
Counsellor, MBACP Snr. Accred
Verified
Plymouth PL7
Are you feeling overwhelmed, anxious, or alone? Perhaps struggling with a relationship? Do you tend to put others first or are you finding it difficult to come to terms with the loss of a loved one? I have over 17 years’ experience supporting clients to work through their difficulties. I have worked in counselling agencies, with Cruse Bereavement Support, and in schools. I have been in private practice for the last 15 years. Whether it is online, from the comfort of your own home, or in person in my therapy room I offer a safe and welcoming space for you to focus on your needs and work to identify a way forward.
Are you feeling overwhelmed, anxious, or alone? Perhaps struggling with a relationship? Do you tend to put others first or are you finding it difficult to come to terms with the loss of a loved one? I have over 17 years’ experience supporting clients to work through their difficulties. I have worked in counselling agencies, with Cruse Bereavement Support, and in schools. I have been in private practice for the last 15 years. Whether it is online, from the comfort of your own home, or in person in my therapy room I offer a safe and welcoming space for you to focus on your needs and work to identify a way forward.
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Photo of Yvonne Eastmond, Counsellor in Yealmpton, England
Yvonne Eastmond
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified
1 Endorsed
Ivybridge PL21
I am Yvonne thank you for looking at my profile. Many of us experience times in our life when we are unhappy, anxious, or overwhelmed and when his happens talking about it in confidence, to the “right” person for you, can be a great help. It isn’t n always easy to discuss our troubles with family or friends but sharing your problems with someone who understands, is supportive and non-judgemental, can help us get through difficult times. I can provide support for sudden life changes such as bereavement and loss as well as depression, stress and anxiety.
I am Yvonne thank you for looking at my profile. Many of us experience times in our life when we are unhappy, anxious, or overwhelmed and when his happens talking about it in confidence, to the “right” person for you, can be a great help. It isn’t n always easy to discuss our troubles with family or friends but sharing your problems with someone who understands, is supportive and non-judgemental, can help us get through difficult times. I can provide support for sudden life changes such as bereavement and loss as well as depression, stress and anxiety.
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Jayne Batten
Counsellor, MSc, MBACP
Verified
Plymouth PL6
It takes courage to ask for help... welcome. As a skilled integrative Counselling Therapist I offer a safe, supportive and non-judgemental space to gently explore the difficulties that can cause us pain and suffering. In my practice I use an individualised and integrative approach to empower my clients, develop skills and utilise the resources within to help face and resolve life’s challenges.
It takes courage to ask for help... welcome. As a skilled integrative Counselling Therapist I offer a safe, supportive and non-judgemental space to gently explore the difficulties that can cause us pain and suffering. In my practice I use an individualised and integrative approach to empower my clients, develop skills and utilise the resources within to help face and resolve life’s challenges.
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Rosalind Townsend
Psychotherapist, MHGI
Verified
Plymouth PL6
Are you affected by anxiety, depression, trauma, grief, anger or addiction? Are you overwhelmed or disheartened by difficulties relating to life challenges or changes? Do you need support to re-think or repair a relationship, or to reassess priorities or work-life balance? If so, I can help. My aim, if you choose to work with me, is that you will leave each session feeling a little better, more hopeful and more confident in your ability to recover, or make the changes that you would like to see in your life.
Are you affected by anxiety, depression, trauma, grief, anger or addiction? Are you overwhelmed or disheartened by difficulties relating to life challenges or changes? Do you need support to re-think or repair a relationship, or to reassess priorities or work-life balance? If so, I can help. My aim, if you choose to work with me, is that you will leave each session feeling a little better, more hopeful and more confident in your ability to recover, or make the changes that you would like to see in your life.
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Photo of Samantha Spencer, Psychotherapist in Yealmpton, England
Samantha Spencer
Psychotherapist, MBABCP
Verified
Plymouth PL7
I have worked in a variety of settings in the field of mental health services including in specialist addictions units & rehabilitation, Community drug services NHS Primary Care with IAPT and the Priory Hospital Bristol with inpatients and outpatient services as well as remote delivery of CBT Therapy. I am a compassionate and committed to each of the people that trust me to support them. I believe in the ‘art and science’ of CBT and the therapeutic value and benefit of those coming together.This requires effort and personal investment, and it can feel hard, so let’s take a breath together .
I have worked in a variety of settings in the field of mental health services including in specialist addictions units & rehabilitation, Community drug services NHS Primary Care with IAPT and the Priory Hospital Bristol with inpatients and outpatient services as well as remote delivery of CBT Therapy. I am a compassionate and committed to each of the people that trust me to support them. I believe in the ‘art and science’ of CBT and the therapeutic value and benefit of those coming together.This requires effort and personal investment, and it can feel hard, so let’s take a breath together .
01453 701876 View 01453 701876
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Anna Batey Counselling/Supervision/EMDR
Counsellor, PNCPS Acc.
Verified
1 Endorsed
Plymouth PL4
Are you so focused on worrying about what could happen that you're not making anything happen? Is this stopping you from achieving your goals? This negative cycle is exhausting and can leave you feeling trapped and alone. The good news is that the ability to change is in your hands; imagine waking up every day and not feeling like this. I've helped lots of people suffering from anxiety take control and live the life they want to live. Let me help you to live yours. If you'd like to find out more I offer a free phone or Zoom consultation.
Are you so focused on worrying about what could happen that you're not making anything happen? Is this stopping you from achieving your goals? This negative cycle is exhausting and can leave you feeling trapped and alone. The good news is that the ability to change is in your hands; imagine waking up every day and not feeling like this. I've helped lots of people suffering from anxiety take control and live the life they want to live. Let me help you to live yours. If you'd like to find out more I offer a free phone or Zoom consultation.
01752 982558 View 01752 982558
Photo of Tia Leanne Webber, Counsellor in Yealmpton, England
Tia Leanne Webber
Counsellor, MNCPS Acc.
Verified
Plymouth PL4
Are you looking for a counsellor that can help you make sense of your feelings, how events have affected you or to make sense of what is happening around you. You as the client will be at the centre of the work that we do making what we do tailored to your own unique needs. Hello I am Tia and a fully qualified Counsellor working with Adults, Young People and Children and Couples whether this be face to face or online. How can counselling help? Many present day issues stem from past experience. Together we will look at helping you to understand patterns of behaviour to make a more positive changes in your life.
Are you looking for a counsellor that can help you make sense of your feelings, how events have affected you or to make sense of what is happening around you. You as the client will be at the centre of the work that we do making what we do tailored to your own unique needs. Hello I am Tia and a fully qualified Counsellor working with Adults, Young People and Children and Couples whether this be face to face or online. How can counselling help? Many present day issues stem from past experience. Together we will look at helping you to understand patterns of behaviour to make a more positive changes in your life.
01572 491083 View 01572 491083
Photo of Laurel Leaf Counselling, Counsellor in Yealmpton, England
Laurel Leaf Counselling
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified
Plymouth PL7
Do you feel unhappy? Anxious? Stuck? Perhaps you're struggling with your relationships or feeling unheard. Whatever you're going through, counselling can help. Many people struggle to recognise or express certain parts of themselves. I believe every person deserves to be seen as a unique, three-dimensional individual, and will aim to make sure you feel this way.
Do you feel unhappy? Anxious? Stuck? Perhaps you're struggling with your relationships or feeling unheard. Whatever you're going through, counselling can help. Many people struggle to recognise or express certain parts of themselves. I believe every person deserves to be seen as a unique, three-dimensional individual, and will aim to make sure you feel this way.
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child psychotherapy
Psychotherapist, MA, ACP
Verified
Plymouth PL1
You might be concerned about your child for a number of reasons. The stress of life, Depression Anxiety Trauma or behavoural issues are all signs that something is needing attention. Parents need to understand their children and to respond in ways that might be more effective. Giving children space to express and communicate from their own perspective can also be of help. I have many years experience of working in the NHS in CAMHS and want to be able to reach those who are not offered a service or where the wait is very long.
You might be concerned about your child for a number of reasons. The stress of life, Depression Anxiety Trauma or behavoural issues are all signs that something is needing attention. Parents need to understand their children and to respond in ways that might be more effective. Giving children space to express and communicate from their own perspective can also be of help. I have many years experience of working in the NHS in CAMHS and want to be able to reach those who are not offered a service or where the wait is very long.
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Photo of Thea Platt, Psychotherapist in Yealmpton, England
Thea Platt
Psychotherapist, UKCP Trainee
Verified
Plymouth PL1
Waitlist for new clients
Do you feel your potential in life is thwarted by past or present difficulties or trauma? Has your equilibrium, confidence and self esteem been undermined by this? Do you feel disempowered and unable to move forward? Sometimes, life's difficulties can prevent us from forming healthy relationships with ourselves and others, and prevent us thriving. I am a UKCP Psychotherapist in training, working to support people suffering with mental and emotional distress find more ease, balance, meaning and health in their lives.
Do you feel your potential in life is thwarted by past or present difficulties or trauma? Has your equilibrium, confidence and self esteem been undermined by this? Do you feel disempowered and unable to move forward? Sometimes, life's difficulties can prevent us from forming healthy relationships with ourselves and others, and prevent us thriving. I am a UKCP Psychotherapist in training, working to support people suffering with mental and emotional distress find more ease, balance, meaning and health in their lives.
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Photo of Alicia Dawson, Counsellor in Yealmpton, England
Alicia Dawson
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified
Plymouth PL1
Does it feel as though your feelings are too overwhelming at times? The preoccupation of fearing the worse, feeling not good enough and doubting yourself is tiring to carry around and becoming more difficult to mask. The uncertainty of how to change things adds to the frustration and muddle you are feeling. I understand talking about yourself can be difficult because of a fear of being judged or you may not know where to begin. I will do my best to put you at ease as finding the right counsellor is really important to be able to talk about how you feel, gain new insights, understand your behaviours and build self confidence.
Does it feel as though your feelings are too overwhelming at times? The preoccupation of fearing the worse, feeling not good enough and doubting yourself is tiring to carry around and becoming more difficult to mask. The uncertainty of how to change things adds to the frustration and muddle you are feeling. I understand talking about yourself can be difficult because of a fear of being judged or you may not know where to begin. I will do my best to put you at ease as finding the right counsellor is really important to be able to talk about how you feel, gain new insights, understand your behaviours and build self confidence.
01752 741104 View 01752 741104
Photo of Dr Victoria Brown, Psychologist in Yealmpton, England
Dr Victoria Brown
Psychologist, DCounsPsych, HCPC - Couns. Psych.
Verified
1 Endorsed
Plymouth PL1
Hello. The decision to start therapy shows courage to face into and tackle issues and choices in life. This might be addressing a specific problem or challenge, or it may be about trying to make sense of things that have happened to you, or patterns that have become stuck. I am trained as a psychologist, psychotherapist and coach so we can work in the way that suits you best. I work with adults and adolescents (16+) using creative and evidence based approaches to support new ways of being. This includes people suffering with anxiety, depression, obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD), low self-esteem but also more general challenges.
Hello. The decision to start therapy shows courage to face into and tackle issues and choices in life. This might be addressing a specific problem or challenge, or it may be about trying to make sense of things that have happened to you, or patterns that have become stuck. I am trained as a psychologist, psychotherapist and coach so we can work in the way that suits you best. I work with adults and adolescents (16+) using creative and evidence based approaches to support new ways of being. This includes people suffering with anxiety, depression, obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD), low self-esteem but also more general challenges.
01752 982956 View 01752 982956
Photo of Gillian Overton, Counsellor in Yealmpton, England
Gillian Overton
Counsellor
Verified
Modbury PL21
"People will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will always remember how you made them feel" (Maya Angelou). These words inform my practice. I am a holistic, warm, attentive counsellor who firmly believes that no one should feel alone with struggling with difficult feelings relating to their mental health and wellbeing. I know that we all have busy lives which make it challenging to find opportunities to work through difficulties that are causing us pain. My counselling sessions will give you time and space to focus completely on yourself and your own unique needs using empathy and care.
"People will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will always remember how you made them feel" (Maya Angelou). These words inform my practice. I am a holistic, warm, attentive counsellor who firmly believes that no one should feel alone with struggling with difficult feelings relating to their mental health and wellbeing. I know that we all have busy lives which make it challenging to find opportunities to work through difficulties that are causing us pain. My counselling sessions will give you time and space to focus completely on yourself and your own unique needs using empathy and care.
01548 808658 View 01548 808658
Photo of Ruth Jenni, Counsellor in Yealmpton, England
Ruth Jenni
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified
Ivybridge PL21
Welcome. Please take your time, and for more information do read my website. If you feel I may be able to help, I will be very happy to talk to you. Maybe life feels just too difficult right now? Are you grieving, highly anxious, depressed or suffering in some other way? Are you in need of someone to listen deeply and compassionately? Over the years I have been alongside many people with anxiety, depression, trauma history, deep grief, relationship issues, anger, shame, low self esteem and more, offering tools and learning that really makes a difference. I work in person and online.
Welcome. Please take your time, and for more information do read my website. If you feel I may be able to help, I will be very happy to talk to you. Maybe life feels just too difficult right now? Are you grieving, highly anxious, depressed or suffering in some other way? Are you in need of someone to listen deeply and compassionately? Over the years I have been alongside many people with anxiety, depression, trauma history, deep grief, relationship issues, anger, shame, low self esteem and more, offering tools and learning that really makes a difference. I work in person and online.
01803 221472 View 01803 221472
Photo of Kathy Kelly, Counsellor in Yealmpton, England
Kathy Kelly
Counsellor, MBACP Snr. Accred
Verified
Plymouth PL1
I worked in the NHS in Mental Health for 20years before moving into private practice. My experience covers a wealth of various issues and aims to meet individual needs and goals. My practice is based arounds peoples wants/need and desire for change. Website: www.breakaway-sw.com
I worked in the NHS in Mental Health for 20years before moving into private practice. My experience covers a wealth of various issues and aims to meet individual needs and goals. My practice is based arounds peoples wants/need and desire for change. Website: www.breakaway-sw.com
01822 667997 View 01822 667997
Photo of Simon Heath, Counsellor in Yealmpton, England
Simon Heath
Counsellor, MNCPS Acc.
Verified
South Brent TQ10
Counselling, by its nature, is an intimate process. Working out what you need, can feel daunting to begin with, so choosing the right counsellor for you is an important step to take. My aim is to offer a safe, non-judgemental space fo you to explore whatever it is you want to talk about, at your own pace. I offer sessions outside, walking in nature and occasionally via zoom. Whichever way we decide to meet I will be there to listen to what you have to say.
Counselling, by its nature, is an intimate process. Working out what you need, can feel daunting to begin with, so choosing the right counsellor for you is an important step to take. My aim is to offer a safe, non-judgemental space fo you to explore whatever it is you want to talk about, at your own pace. I offer sessions outside, walking in nature and occasionally via zoom. Whichever way we decide to meet I will be there to listen to what you have to say.
01364 701859 View 01364 701859
Photo of The Outdoor Therapist, Counsellor in Yealmpton, England
The Outdoor Therapist
Counsellor, DCounsPsych, MBACP
Verified
1 Endorsed
Torpoint PL10
My name is Rachel. Share your burdens with me, be accepted and listened to, ease tensions, stress, anxiety and feel less sad. I can help you understand why you feel the way you do and discover solutions that enable you to make positive change. You will find ways to reset and self care, improve your confidence and self-esteem. I am a trained Outdoor Therapist based in Saltash at Churchtown Farm Nature Reserve and the Rame Peninsula at Mount Edgcumbe Country Park. Being in the open air is more freeing than sitting indoors. Moving the body enables us to release tensions and it will stimulate new thoughts that encourage change.
My name is Rachel. Share your burdens with me, be accepted and listened to, ease tensions, stress, anxiety and feel less sad. I can help you understand why you feel the way you do and discover solutions that enable you to make positive change. You will find ways to reset and self care, improve your confidence and self-esteem. I am a trained Outdoor Therapist based in Saltash at Churchtown Farm Nature Reserve and the Rame Peninsula at Mount Edgcumbe Country Park. Being in the open air is more freeing than sitting indoors. Moving the body enables us to release tensions and it will stimulate new thoughts that encourage change.
01752 395669 View 01752 395669

How does your Counsellor compare?

Number of Counsellors in Yealmpton

< 10

Counsellors in Yealmpton who prioritize treating:

100% Relationship Issues
100% Depression
100% Anxiety
100% Domestic Abuse
100% Anger Management
100% Sleep or Insomnia
100% Infidelity

Average years in practice

16 Years

Gender breakdown

100% Male

How Counsellors in Yealmpton see their clients

100% In Person and Online

FAQs - About Therapy and Counselling

How can I find a therapist in Yealmpton?

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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.