Photo of Gaz Rowntree, MBACP, Counsellor
Gaz Rowntree
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Selby YO8
There is hope for Angry Men! “The little things irritate me into arguing! I want to stop…” MEN and ANGER: A misconception – “I am just a fiery person, I can’t change that”. Not true! Are you getting irritable and angry at even the littlest of things? Do you drink to try and shift away from those feelings? Is it impacting your relationships? Are you arguing more than you really want? The longer this goes on the more likely it is your relationship will irreversibly break down. You don’t want to end up with heartbreak, loneliness or a broken home, only seeing your family at the weekend?
There is hope for Angry Men! “The little things irritate me into arguing! I want to stop…” MEN and ANGER: A misconception – “I am just a fiery person, I can’t change that”. Not true! Are you getting irritable and angry at even the littlest of things? Do you drink to try and shift away from those feelings? Is it impacting your relationships? Are you arguing more than you really want? The longer this goes on the more likely it is your relationship will irreversibly break down. You don’t want to end up with heartbreak, loneliness or a broken home, only seeing your family at the weekend?
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Sukie Dennis
Counsellor, MA, MBACP
Verified Verified
Selby YO8
I'm a fully-qualified, BACP-registered counsellor specialising in anxiety, depression, low self-esteem, family issues and support for those with ADHD. I can also help you navigate relational challenges, whether that's with yourself or others. Through collaborative therapeutic work, I aim to empower you to explore and reframe your thoughts, feelings and behaviours in a non-judgmental, understanding and restorative way. Everyone has the capacity for self-awareness, growth and healing, and I strive to create a therapeutic relationship in which you feel heard, understood and valued.
I'm a fully-qualified, BACP-registered counsellor specialising in anxiety, depression, low self-esteem, family issues and support for those with ADHD. I can also help you navigate relational challenges, whether that's with yourself or others. Through collaborative therapeutic work, I aim to empower you to explore and reframe your thoughts, feelings and behaviours in a non-judgmental, understanding and restorative way. Everyone has the capacity for self-awareness, growth and healing, and I strive to create a therapeutic relationship in which you feel heard, understood and valued.
01904 935710 View 01904 935710
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Heather Wilkinson
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Selby YO8
At times in our lives we can all find things challenging. Sometimes we need a time and space to reflect, talk and be heard. We often need to find new ways of thinking and feeling, to gain new perspectives and move forward... Counselling is a way for us to do this. It provides a chance for us to address these difficulties, to work on ourselves, to explore our lives and to make them better. It is an important time in our busy lives when we can help ourselves, to better understand our challenges, and to learn about what we think and feel. From this we can enhance our experiences and make positive changes.
At times in our lives we can all find things challenging. Sometimes we need a time and space to reflect, talk and be heard. We often need to find new ways of thinking and feeling, to gain new perspectives and move forward... Counselling is a way for us to do this. It provides a chance for us to address these difficulties, to work on ourselves, to explore our lives and to make them better. It is an important time in our busy lives when we can help ourselves, to better understand our challenges, and to learn about what we think and feel. From this we can enhance our experiences and make positive changes.
01904 935164 View 01904 935164
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Lucy Greig
Counsellor, MA, BACP
Verified Verified
Selby YO8
I am an integrative Counsellor, qualified to Masters level and I specialise in Relationship and Family work. I am a big believer in meeting people where they are presently at and holding a judgement free, safe space for them to explore their thoughts and feelings. To give someone the space to find out what is going on for them, at their own pace, I believe to be very empowering. I am warm, friendly and empathic and have a real passion for helping people. Contacting me via email is usually the best option, as I can not always take calls due to being in client sessions. I respond to emails usually the same day.
I am an integrative Counsellor, qualified to Masters level and I specialise in Relationship and Family work. I am a big believer in meeting people where they are presently at and holding a judgement free, safe space for them to explore their thoughts and feelings. To give someone the space to find out what is going on for them, at their own pace, I believe to be very empowering. I am warm, friendly and empathic and have a real passion for helping people. Contacting me via email is usually the best option, as I can not always take calls due to being in client sessions. I respond to emails usually the same day.
01757 607051 View 01757 607051
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Adcock Psychological Services
Psychologist, PsychD, HCPC - Forensic Psych.
Verified Verified
2 Endorsed
Selby YO8
I have been working in this field for over twenty years now and I still have a determined passion for it. I am trusted to hear the life narratives and difficulties of those seeking support and my aim is to help you feel heard and empowered. I have never lost sight of this aim. I have worked with people who have felt very isolated by their own thoughts, felt intense shame, and struggled to cope with overwhelming feelings. Usually they have not felt able to talk to those around them for fear of judgment, embarrassment or rejection. I feel privileged to have been trusted by my clients which enables me to help lessen their burden.
I have been working in this field for over twenty years now and I still have a determined passion for it. I am trusted to hear the life narratives and difficulties of those seeking support and my aim is to help you feel heard and empowered. I have never lost sight of this aim. I have worked with people who have felt very isolated by their own thoughts, felt intense shame, and struggled to cope with overwhelming feelings. Usually they have not felt able to talk to those around them for fear of judgment, embarrassment or rejection. I feel privileged to have been trusted by my clients which enables me to help lessen their burden.
01904 935762 View 01904 935762
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Lesley Glover
Psychologist, PhD, HCPC - Clin. Psych.
Verified Verified
Selby YO8
Do you find yourself struggling with life? Are you avoiding doing the things that you would like to do and feeling anxious or unhappy about the things you are doing? Do physical health problems get in the way of you leading the life you want? If you work with me, we would explore ways to help with your difficulties, increase your resilience and help you to have more choice in how you respond to situations. Often people experience aspects of their difficulties in a physical way within their bodies, I work with a mind-body approach which complements talking therapy and can help change things that feel stuck.
Do you find yourself struggling with life? Are you avoiding doing the things that you would like to do and feeling anxious or unhappy about the things you are doing? Do physical health problems get in the way of you leading the life you want? If you work with me, we would explore ways to help with your difficulties, increase your resilience and help you to have more choice in how you respond to situations. Often people experience aspects of their difficulties in a physical way within their bodies, I work with a mind-body approach which complements talking therapy and can help change things that feel stuck.
01405 800354 View 01405 800354
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Annabel Minors
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Selby YO8
Do you struggle with low self-esteem or feel that you’re not good enough ? Do you tend to focus on others, their needs and forget your own ? Perhaps you are finding a particular situation or life event overwhelming ? You might not be able to pinpoint what exactly is bothering you, you just want clarity and to be able to make positive changes in your life.
Do you struggle with low self-esteem or feel that you’re not good enough ? Do you tend to focus on others, their needs and forget your own ? Perhaps you are finding a particular situation or life event overwhelming ? You might not be able to pinpoint what exactly is bothering you, you just want clarity and to be able to make positive changes in your life.
01423 648798 View 01423 648798
Photo of Sue Morris, MA, MBACP, Counsellor
Sue Morris
Counsellor, MA, MBACP
Verified Verified
Selby YO8
Life can be hard at times. We can experience loss, changes in our health, family circumstances or work life. Maybe our relationships are not fulfilling our needs and we do not know how to change things. At times, we don’t feel good about ourselves, we lose confidence in our ability to cope with life or maybe we feel impacted by past experiences or held back through feelings of anger, shame or guilt. Sometimes we don’t know what’s wrong, but we just know something isn’t right. I can help you explore what is going on for you by giving you a supportive space to talk and be heard.
Life can be hard at times. We can experience loss, changes in our health, family circumstances or work life. Maybe our relationships are not fulfilling our needs and we do not know how to change things. At times, we don’t feel good about ourselves, we lose confidence in our ability to cope with life or maybe we feel impacted by past experiences or held back through feelings of anger, shame or guilt. Sometimes we don’t know what’s wrong, but we just know something isn’t right. I can help you explore what is going on for you by giving you a supportive space to talk and be heard.
01904 221277 View 01904 221277
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JD Counselling Therapy
Counsellor, DCounsPsych, MBACP
Verified Verified
Selby YO8
If you are feeling like things are getting you down and preventing you leading your life the way you would like to, perhaps you may feel anxious or depressed and feel you have lost your self-esteem and belief in yourself, this could be through difficult life events like stress, relationship, bereavement or something that happened to you in the past. Taking back control of your life and living the way you want to can be helped with therapy to gain a more positive happier future.
If you are feeling like things are getting you down and preventing you leading your life the way you would like to, perhaps you may feel anxious or depressed and feel you have lost your self-esteem and belief in yourself, this could be through difficult life events like stress, relationship, bereavement or something that happened to you in the past. Taking back control of your life and living the way you want to can be helped with therapy to gain a more positive happier future.
01405 807474 View 01405 807474
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Talking with Gwynne
Counsellor, MSc, MBACP
Verified Verified
Selby YO8
Are you puzzled why 'things' are not working out for you ? Do you feel 'stressed all the time ? Are you curious about why you are the person you are ? Why you live the life you do ? Is there a pattern you recognise about yourself, that you 'don't get' but seems unchangeable? Do you feel 'stuck' and unable to live the life you want? Does that desire to live the best life you can seem limited by illness or a potential or actual genetic blue print that isn't changeable ? If you have any of these thoughts or similar, then I can help you to find your answers. I have energy, experience, resources and commitment for this work with you.
Are you puzzled why 'things' are not working out for you ? Do you feel 'stressed all the time ? Are you curious about why you are the person you are ? Why you live the life you do ? Is there a pattern you recognise about yourself, that you 'don't get' but seems unchangeable? Do you feel 'stuck' and unable to live the life you want? Does that desire to live the best life you can seem limited by illness or a potential or actual genetic blue print that isn't changeable ? If you have any of these thoughts or similar, then I can help you to find your answers. I have energy, experience, resources and commitment for this work with you.
01405 808207 View 01405 808207
Photo of Sian Long, MBACP, Counsellor
Sian Long
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified Verified
Selby YO8
Sometimes the challenges we face in life can be overwhelming. Left feeling difficult emotions, anger, grief or depression for example it can be a struggle to move forward and really impact our daily life. It might be one event, or there maybe many things or relationships in your life, past or present which you are struggling to come to terms with and want time to explore. It's not always easy to talk to the people around you, maybe you feel they won't understand, that they won't be interested, or maybe that they are part of the problem.
Sometimes the challenges we face in life can be overwhelming. Left feeling difficult emotions, anger, grief or depression for example it can be a struggle to move forward and really impact our daily life. It might be one event, or there maybe many things or relationships in your life, past or present which you are struggling to come to terms with and want time to explore. It's not always easy to talk to the people around you, maybe you feel they won't understand, that they won't be interested, or maybe that they are part of the problem.
0113 519 1657 View 0113 519 1657
Photo of Sue Jewitt, MA, MBACP, Counsellor
Sue Jewitt
Counsellor, MA, MBACP
Verified Verified
Selby YO8
I work with women who may be feeling overwhelmed by life's challenges. I have experience of working with a range of emotional experiences, including the impact of past trauma, depression, anxiety, bereavement, domestic abuse, sexual abuse, family issues, self-esteem, life transitions, menopause and fertility issues. I offer a confidential and supportive space to explore your concerns, gain different perspectives and understanding of what you might be feeling. I am an integrative humanistic therapist and work holistically, focusing on emotional experiencing.
I work with women who may be feeling overwhelmed by life's challenges. I have experience of working with a range of emotional experiences, including the impact of past trauma, depression, anxiety, bereavement, domestic abuse, sexual abuse, family issues, self-esteem, life transitions, menopause and fertility issues. I offer a confidential and supportive space to explore your concerns, gain different perspectives and understanding of what you might be feeling. I am an integrative humanistic therapist and work holistically, focusing on emotional experiencing.
01904 929983 View 01904 929983
Photo of Hazel Williams, MBACP, Counsellor
Hazel Williams
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified Verified
Selby YO8
Working in York city centre, I am a BACP Accredited Counsellor offering support to adults with a wide range of issues. Perhaps anxiety and low self-esteem are impacting on daily life. Maybe you are struggling with changes that feel out of your control, or feelings of isolation. You may need space to heal after distressing life experiences. These are challenging times and issues that have felt manageable or in the past may have come to the surface. I aim to provide a safe and confidential space where we can work together to help you make sense of your experiences, thoughts and feelings at a pace that feels right for you.
Working in York city centre, I am a BACP Accredited Counsellor offering support to adults with a wide range of issues. Perhaps anxiety and low self-esteem are impacting on daily life. Maybe you are struggling with changes that feel out of your control, or feelings of isolation. You may need space to heal after distressing life experiences. These are challenging times and issues that have felt manageable or in the past may have come to the surface. I aim to provide a safe and confidential space where we can work together to help you make sense of your experiences, thoughts and feelings at a pace that feels right for you.
01347 668114 View 01347 668114
Photo of Jenna Booth, MA, UKCP Trainee, Psychotherapist
Jenna Booth
Psychotherapist, MA, UKCP Trainee
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Selby YO8
I’m Jenna, a gestalt psychotherapist in advanced training based in York.
I’m Jenna, a gestalt psychotherapist in advanced training based in York.
01347 668105 View 01347 668105
Photo of Richard Kearns, PhD, UKCP Trainee, Psychotherapist
Richard Kearns
Psychotherapist, PhD, UKCP Trainee
Verified Verified
Selby YO8
Life can sometimes throw unexpected challenges, leaving us feeling lost and uncertain. During these times, seeking help and support can help us gain clarity and move forward. I am a UKCP trainee therapist in advanced training, and I offer a safe and confidential space where we can explore your journey through our therapeutic relationship. Through my compassionate and non-judgmental approach, we can work on developing self-awareness and overcoming feelings of fear, loneliness, pain, and sadness. Everyone has the potential for growth and change, and I am here to help you discover yours.
Life can sometimes throw unexpected challenges, leaving us feeling lost and uncertain. During these times, seeking help and support can help us gain clarity and move forward. I am a UKCP trainee therapist in advanced training, and I offer a safe and confidential space where we can explore your journey through our therapeutic relationship. Through my compassionate and non-judgmental approach, we can work on developing self-awareness and overcoming feelings of fear, loneliness, pain, and sadness. Everyone has the potential for growth and change, and I am here to help you discover yours.
01889 228049 View 01889 228049
Photo of Alex Hannay, PhD, MBACP, Counsellor
Alex Hannay
Counsellor, PhD, MBACP
Verified Verified
Selby YO8
We each have our own particular blend of resources and limitations, specific to us and unique as a fingerprint. That's why my therapeutic counselling doesn't provide 6-step plans, workbooks or programmes. It's open, free-flowing and exploratory. It takes the time to clear a regular safe space in which to unpack the events, relationships and emotions that you bring with you to this moment. To think about your feeling and feel your thinking. To talk, to laugh, to be tired, angry, uplifted or simply just to take the time to be. With compassion, empathy and without judgment.
We each have our own particular blend of resources and limitations, specific to us and unique as a fingerprint. That's why my therapeutic counselling doesn't provide 6-step plans, workbooks or programmes. It's open, free-flowing and exploratory. It takes the time to clear a regular safe space in which to unpack the events, relationships and emotions that you bring with you to this moment. To think about your feeling and feel your thinking. To talk, to laugh, to be tired, angry, uplifted or simply just to take the time to be. With compassion, empathy and without judgment.
01347 668138 View 01347 668138
Photo of Sarah Marzillier, PsychD, HCPC - Clin. Psych., Psychologist
Sarah Marzillier
Psychologist, PsychD, HCPC - Clin. Psych.
Verified Verified
Selby YO8  (Online Only)
Hi, I'm Sarah. I specialise in trauma/PTSD, anxiety and depression, physical health conditions, spirituality and sexual and relationship problems. I am very experienced in third wave CBT, the trauma therapies (including EMDR) and energy psychology. I am polyamory, BDSM and kink aware. I am sex positive and supportive of diverse relationship orientations, sexualities and lifestyles. I have just completed a Certificate in Psychosexual Therapy.
Hi, I'm Sarah. I specialise in trauma/PTSD, anxiety and depression, physical health conditions, spirituality and sexual and relationship problems. I am very experienced in third wave CBT, the trauma therapies (including EMDR) and energy psychology. I am polyamory, BDSM and kink aware. I am sex positive and supportive of diverse relationship orientations, sexualities and lifestyles. I have just completed a Certificate in Psychosexual Therapy.
01904 929110 View 01904 929110
Photo of Sylvie Laura Simonds, PhD, MBACP Accred, Psychotherapist
Sylvie Laura Simonds
Psychotherapist, PhD, MBACP Accred
Verified Verified
Selby YO8
“I believe psychotherapy and counselling is an art – and an art of holding, containing, exploring and making sense of one’s internal and external worlds. I provide compassionate, and creative analytical therapeutic support for those experiencing psychic suffering, distress and emotional pain. ”
“I believe psychotherapy and counselling is an art – and an art of holding, containing, exploring and making sense of one’s internal and external worlds. I provide compassionate, and creative analytical therapeutic support for those experiencing psychic suffering, distress and emotional pain. ”
07530 922166 View 07530 922166
Photo of Gareth Young, MBACP, Counsellor
Gareth Young
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified Verified
Selby YO8
A warm welcome to Rainbow Hearts Counselling my name is Gareth and I’m based in Doncaster. I offer a safe, non-judgmental space for you to explore your thoughts, feelings and experiences. I will walk by your side as you lead the way on your journey to find your rainbow again, no matter how big the storm may have been. Our lifestyles can be so busy and overwhelming, leaving us feeling drained, counselling offers you a break from this. You deserve to be heard, understood and accepted for who you are regardless of what you may have been through in life.
A warm welcome to Rainbow Hearts Counselling my name is Gareth and I’m based in Doncaster. I offer a safe, non-judgmental space for you to explore your thoughts, feelings and experiences. I will walk by your side as you lead the way on your journey to find your rainbow again, no matter how big the storm may have been. Our lifestyles can be so busy and overwhelming, leaving us feeling drained, counselling offers you a break from this. You deserve to be heard, understood and accepted for who you are regardless of what you may have been through in life.
01302 490585 View 01302 490585
Photo of Cheryl Squire, MA, MBACP, Counsellor
Cheryl Squire
Counsellor, MA, MBACP
Verified Verified
Selby YO8
Are you feeling anxious and distressed? At times do you get frustrated, irritated or angry? Do you have painful unwanted memories or struggle to sleep? Are you feeling sad, low or numb? Are you feeling alone or that no one understands you? Are you feeling overwhelmed and struggling to cope? Do you want to feel calmer and more in control? Do you want to understand how your body is reacting and why you can't think straight? Do you want to cope better on a day-to-day basis. As a qualified integrative, relational counsellor I am able to be alongside you and help you to understand your experience.
Are you feeling anxious and distressed? At times do you get frustrated, irritated or angry? Do you have painful unwanted memories or struggle to sleep? Are you feeling sad, low or numb? Are you feeling alone or that no one understands you? Are you feeling overwhelmed and struggling to cope? Do you want to feel calmer and more in control? Do you want to understand how your body is reacting and why you can't think straight? Do you want to cope better on a day-to-day basis. As a qualified integrative, relational counsellor I am able to be alongside you and help you to understand your experience.
01904 929241 View 01904 929241

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How does your Counsellor compare?

Number of Counsellors in YO8

20+

Average cost per session

£55

Counsellors in YO8 who prioritize treating:

95% Relationship Issues
95% Anxiety
85% Depression
80% Bereavement
80% Self Esteem
70% Family Conflict
70% Life Transitions

Average years in practice

6 Years

Top 3 insurances accepted

80% Bupa
60% Aviva
60% AXA PPP

How Counsellors in YO8 see their clients

95% In Person and Online
5% Online Only

Gender breakdown

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

How can I find a therapist in YO8?

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.