Counselling in Dundalk

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Denise Tumulty Counselling & Psychotherapy
Psychotherapist, MIACP
Verified Verified
Dundalk, County Louth A91
I am an integrative counselling Psychotherapist. I specialise in Trauma and (Gottman) Couples Therapy. By providing a safe, confidential space and genuine empathy, I assist clients in processing their traumatic experiences, their struggle with anxiety, depression, relationship issues, or simply seeking personal growth. Guiding individuals/couples to explore feelings, behaviours and thoughts- identify triggers. I help develop coping strategies and incorporate mindfulness-based techniques to foster a sense of empowerment, self-awareness, stress reduction, and emotional regulation, increasing self-acceptance and overall well-being.
I am an integrative counselling Psychotherapist. I specialise in Trauma and (Gottman) Couples Therapy. By providing a safe, confidential space and genuine empathy, I assist clients in processing their traumatic experiences, their struggle with anxiety, depression, relationship issues, or simply seeking personal growth. Guiding individuals/couples to explore feelings, behaviours and thoughts- identify triggers. I help develop coping strategies and incorporate mindfulness-based techniques to foster a sense of empowerment, self-awareness, stress reduction, and emotional regulation, increasing self-acceptance and overall well-being.
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Catherine Logue
Counsellor, MIACP
Verified Verified
Dundalk, County Louth A91
I am not currently available for new referrals. I have a broad range of counselling experience working with clients experiencing issues such as anxiety, depression, loss and bereavement, abuse, OCD, relationship issues, PTSD. I also work with people who are struggling with quality of life issues or who find that, at a particular stage in life, they need some extra support.
I am not currently available for new referrals. I have a broad range of counselling experience working with clients experiencing issues such as anxiety, depression, loss and bereavement, abuse, OCD, relationship issues, PTSD. I also work with people who are struggling with quality of life issues or who find that, at a particular stage in life, they need some extra support.
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Shauneen Mackin Counselling and Psychotherapy
Counsellor, MSc, APCP
Verified Verified
Dundalk, County Louth A91  (Online Only)
I am an integrative psychotherapist and I currently offer online/telephone sessions. I work with clients with a variety of issues from trauma, anxiety, depression, grief, early childhood experiences, and relationship difficulties. I provide a safe, non-judgmental space to explore any challenges you may be facing. We will work together to ensure you meet your therapeutic goals helping you move towards healing.
I am an integrative psychotherapist and I currently offer online/telephone sessions. I work with clients with a variety of issues from trauma, anxiety, depression, grief, early childhood experiences, and relationship difficulties. I provide a safe, non-judgmental space to explore any challenges you may be facing. We will work together to ensure you meet your therapeutic goals helping you move towards healing.
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Francis McGivern
Psychologist, CPsychol PSI
Verified Verified
Dundalk, County Louth A91
I've spent over 20 years providing one-to-one psychotherapy and counselling psychology support to individuals of all ages, from teens to octogenarians, and everyone in between. Most people attend psychotherapy with a desire to experience relief from symptoms such as anxiety; depression; grief; stress; trauma; and uncertainty about the future. I have found that clients ultimately experience long-term relief and positive gains by developing a healthier relationship with themselves. Our goal: to help you pursue a simpler, pleasant, more content life.
I've spent over 20 years providing one-to-one psychotherapy and counselling psychology support to individuals of all ages, from teens to octogenarians, and everyone in between. Most people attend psychotherapy with a desire to experience relief from symptoms such as anxiety; depression; grief; stress; trauma; and uncertainty about the future. I have found that clients ultimately experience long-term relief and positive gains by developing a healthier relationship with themselves. Our goal: to help you pursue a simpler, pleasant, more content life.
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Suzie Byrne
Psychotherapist, MSc
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Dundalk, County Louth A91
The first thing that I want you to know is that I am deeply passionate about what I do. It's a privilege to sit in a room with another human being and have them share with you their suffering, their joy, their anger, their confusion, their sorrow, their successes. I view the therapy room as a sacred space, where one can truly be themselves, with no judgement, no criticism, only understanding & genuineness. It is my job to know your story, understand your perspective and guide you with your best interest in mind. I challenge my clients to open themselves up to change and personal growth. Visit my website - www.suziebyrne.com
The first thing that I want you to know is that I am deeply passionate about what I do. It's a privilege to sit in a room with another human being and have them share with you their suffering, their joy, their anger, their confusion, their sorrow, their successes. I view the therapy room as a sacred space, where one can truly be themselves, with no judgement, no criticism, only understanding & genuineness. It is my job to know your story, understand your perspective and guide you with your best interest in mind. I challenge my clients to open themselves up to change and personal growth. Visit my website - www.suziebyrne.com
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Simone Keegan Art Psychotherapy
Psychotherapist, MSc
Verified Verified
Dundalk, County Louth A91
As of 01/05/24 I have limited availability for the summer, please get in touch if interested. I am a qualified Child and Adolescent Art Psychotherapist working with young people aged 5 to 18. I trained in UCD, earning an MSc in Child Art Psychotherapy. Subsequently I engaged in advanced clinical training in the School of Psychotherapy, St. Vincent’s University Hospital. I have clinical experience working on a CAMHS team, as well as working in private practice and offering psychotherapy within a post-primary school setting. I am a Registered Member of BACP and a Pre-Accredited Member of ACAP.
As of 01/05/24 I have limited availability for the summer, please get in touch if interested. I am a qualified Child and Adolescent Art Psychotherapist working with young people aged 5 to 18. I trained in UCD, earning an MSc in Child Art Psychotherapy. Subsequently I engaged in advanced clinical training in the School of Psychotherapy, St. Vincent’s University Hospital. I have clinical experience working on a CAMHS team, as well as working in private practice and offering psychotherapy within a post-primary school setting. I am a Registered Member of BACP and a Pre-Accredited Member of ACAP.
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Robert Coyle
Psychotherapist, MIACP
Verified Verified
Dundalk, County Louth A91
Talking is medicine. I don't mean it's like medicine; I mean IT IS medicine. It heals. It gives clarity and perspective; It makes people feel better. I have been lucky enough to help and witness people change how they think and feel so that life feels easier - not so damn difficult all the time. I have seen the smiles on faces as lifelong emotional burdens are put down and life can be lived fully again. I have had the privilege of helping people from all walks of life deal with many types of issues; from the immediate, such as trouble with work, to challenges and issues whose roots stretch back to childhood.
Talking is medicine. I don't mean it's like medicine; I mean IT IS medicine. It heals. It gives clarity and perspective; It makes people feel better. I have been lucky enough to help and witness people change how they think and feel so that life feels easier - not so damn difficult all the time. I have seen the smiles on faces as lifelong emotional burdens are put down and life can be lived fully again. I have had the privilege of helping people from all walks of life deal with many types of issues; from the immediate, such as trouble with work, to challenges and issues whose roots stretch back to childhood.
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Kristine Tarvida
Psychotherapist, MA, APPI Conditional
Verified Verified
Dundalk, County Louth A91
I work with adults, adolescents and couples, in person and over the phone / online. Over the past number of years, I have worked with people of various nationalities, sexual orientations, clinical diagnoses and levels of needs, who wished to alleviate their suffering and gain a better understanding of themselves and their role in life. I conduct the sessions in English, Latvian and Russian.
I work with adults, adolescents and couples, in person and over the phone / online. Over the past number of years, I have worked with people of various nationalities, sexual orientations, clinical diagnoses and levels of needs, who wished to alleviate their suffering and gain a better understanding of themselves and their role in life. I conduct the sessions in English, Latvian and Russian.
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Aoife Edwards
Psychotherapist, MSc, IAHIP Assoc
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Dundalk, County Louth A91
I'm Aoife, an experienced counsellor & psychotherapist based in Dundalk. My approach to psychotherapy is humanistic and integrative - I believe that each person can grow & heal, even after the most painful trauma or loss. I can provide a safe & supportive space for you to explore your relationship with yourself & others, and find your path in the world. If you feel like you need some help and are feeling burdened, I would be privileged to help you to lighten the weight you are carrying.
I'm Aoife, an experienced counsellor & psychotherapist based in Dundalk. My approach to psychotherapy is humanistic and integrative - I believe that each person can grow & heal, even after the most painful trauma or loss. I can provide a safe & supportive space for you to explore your relationship with yourself & others, and find your path in the world. If you feel like you need some help and are feeling burdened, I would be privileged to help you to lighten the weight you are carrying.
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Stephanie Maria Quinn
Psychotherapist, MA, APPI
Verified Verified
Dundalk, County Louth A91
I began my training as a Mental Health professional in 2006. My first MA was in Dramatherapy. In 2011 I completed a postgraduate certificate in Child psychotherapy. In 2012 I completed my second MA in Psychoanalytic Psychotherapist with first-class honors. I am also a trained EMDR therapist. My specialist interest is in supporting Women's Emotional Well - Being throughout the life span, with Fertility Issues and Reproductive trauma, in particular. As Women, we have complex biological needs and this all has an impact on our psychological well-being.
I began my training as a Mental Health professional in 2006. My first MA was in Dramatherapy. In 2011 I completed a postgraduate certificate in Child psychotherapy. In 2012 I completed my second MA in Psychoanalytic Psychotherapist with first-class honors. I am also a trained EMDR therapist. My specialist interest is in supporting Women's Emotional Well - Being throughout the life span, with Fertility Issues and Reproductive trauma, in particular. As Women, we have complex biological needs and this all has an impact on our psychological well-being.
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Michelle Morgan
Counsellor
Verified Verified
Dundalk, County Louth A91
I’m an Integrative therapist who specialises in adult and adolescent psychotherapy from 12 years+. I work with people who may be experiencing anxiety, depression, low mood, family problems and transitioning from childhood to adolescence amongst other issues. I am a menopause wellness practitioner and I help women navigate challenging issues surrounding menopause.
I’m an Integrative therapist who specialises in adult and adolescent psychotherapy from 12 years+. I work with people who may be experiencing anxiety, depression, low mood, family problems and transitioning from childhood to adolescence amongst other issues. I am a menopause wellness practitioner and I help women navigate challenging issues surrounding menopause.
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Dr. Bernadette Caffrey-Craig
Psychologist, PhD, CPsychol PSI
Verified Verified
Dundalk, County Louth A91
As a Clinical Psychologist with over 25 years experience, I provide a caring and compassionate approach. At the same time, my work is shaped by sound scientific findings. In essence, I offer a service that uniquely blends science with a warm personable approach. Extensive experience and expertise in working with adults, adolescents, children and families allows me to appreciate each individual's concerns, collaboratively work out therapeutic goals so that the person can lead a more fulfilling life. Progress is tracked and shared with each individual client using "before" and "after" result measures.
As a Clinical Psychologist with over 25 years experience, I provide a caring and compassionate approach. At the same time, my work is shaped by sound scientific findings. In essence, I offer a service that uniquely blends science with a warm personable approach. Extensive experience and expertise in working with adults, adolescents, children and families allows me to appreciate each individual's concerns, collaboratively work out therapeutic goals so that the person can lead a more fulfilling life. Progress is tracked and shared with each individual client using "before" and "after" result measures.
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Réalta Counselling & Psychotherapy
Counsellor, DCounsPsych, NAPCP
Verified Verified
Dundalk, County Louth A91
Are you going through a difficult time at the moment? Do you need to talk to someone?. At Réalta Counselling and Psychotherapy I offer face-face and online therapy where you will be accepted and valued as who you are. I work collaboratively with my clients to empower them on their journey with an emphasis on validating their difficulties to achieve a healthy change. I offer a safe, confidential and a non-judgmental space where together we can explore the issues that have led you to this point in your life.
Are you going through a difficult time at the moment? Do you need to talk to someone?. At Réalta Counselling and Psychotherapy I offer face-face and online therapy where you will be accepted and valued as who you are. I work collaboratively with my clients to empower them on their journey with an emphasis on validating their difficulties to achieve a healthy change. I offer a safe, confidential and a non-judgmental space where together we can explore the issues that have led you to this point in your life.
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Sharon Clinton
Counsellor
Verified Verified
Dundalk, County Louth A91
Adolescent’s 12+ years / Adults. I am an integrative counselling psychotherapist who specialises in adult and adolescent psychotherapy from age of 12+ years. I work with people who may be experiencing anxiety, depression, stress, work, relationship or family problems, transition from childhood to adolescence amongst other issues. I am a menopause wellness practitioner, helping women navigate the issues surrounding menopause. Working integratively means that I use a number of approaches, including CBT and Person-Centred. People are unique and need different approaches depending on what issues they want to address.
Adolescent’s 12+ years / Adults. I am an integrative counselling psychotherapist who specialises in adult and adolescent psychotherapy from age of 12+ years. I work with people who may be experiencing anxiety, depression, stress, work, relationship or family problems, transition from childhood to adolescence amongst other issues. I am a menopause wellness practitioner, helping women navigate the issues surrounding menopause. Working integratively means that I use a number of approaches, including CBT and Person-Centred. People are unique and need different approaches depending on what issues they want to address.
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Bernie Mc Cann
Counsellor, MIACP
Verified Verified
Dundalk, County Louth A91
I support the client exploring their presenting issues, thought processes, emotions and behaviours that may not be serving them well. Collaboratively, we work through past traumas and life events, which may result in paralysing fears, anxiety, low mood and prove stressful. We work on regulating emotionally, creating new coping strategies, empowering a true sense of self, enabling self- love and self -acceptance. With grief and loss, both living loss and loss through death, we gently explore how grief is living, even though we look at what once was.
I support the client exploring their presenting issues, thought processes, emotions and behaviours that may not be serving them well. Collaboratively, we work through past traumas and life events, which may result in paralysing fears, anxiety, low mood and prove stressful. We work on regulating emotionally, creating new coping strategies, empowering a true sense of self, enabling self- love and self -acceptance. With grief and loss, both living loss and loss through death, we gently explore how grief is living, even though we look at what once was.
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Joe Cleary
Psychotherapist, MA, APPI
Verified Verified
Dundalk, County Louth A91
Hi - my name is Joe Cleary and I'm a Psychoanalytic Psychotherapist. I work with adults in Dundalk, one-to-one, and remotely by phone or online. I'm accredited with the APPI and the BACP and I have over 15 years clinical experience with an extensive range of issues, from acute psychiatric ill health to difficult life changes and situations.
Hi - my name is Joe Cleary and I'm a Psychoanalytic Psychotherapist. I work with adults in Dundalk, one-to-one, and remotely by phone or online. I'm accredited with the APPI and the BACP and I have over 15 years clinical experience with an extensive range of issues, from acute psychiatric ill health to difficult life changes and situations.
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Robert John Byrne
Counsellor, MIACP
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Dundalk, County Louth A91
My clients are Adults and Adolescence. I like to work with a directive and CBT approach to help my client to gain the coping skills to overcome the problem that they has presented with. Working during Covid as a therapist the main client presenting issues for me are Anxiety, social isolation , behavioral, Low self esteem and confidence, stress. Once we identify the clients goal by creating new coping skills in a safe space. My client can learn to redirect the negative thought patterns, feelings and actions so they can achieve their desired goal.
My clients are Adults and Adolescence. I like to work with a directive and CBT approach to help my client to gain the coping skills to overcome the problem that they has presented with. Working during Covid as a therapist the main client presenting issues for me are Anxiety, social isolation , behavioral, Low self esteem and confidence, stress. Once we identify the clients goal by creating new coping skills in a safe space. My client can learn to redirect the negative thought patterns, feelings and actions so they can achieve their desired goal.
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Niamh Duffy
Psychotherapist, MSc
Verified Verified
Dundalk, County Louth A91
Are you noticing repetitive patterns of suffering or discontent in your life? Are you overwhelmed and struggling with a difficulty in some aspect of your life? Perhaps you have a curiosity about these repetitive patterns? I offer a place where you can be guided towards being reflective in your discovery of the reasons underlying the struggles you are experiencing. With the support of individual therapy sessions, we can work towards closing the gap between where you are right now and where you want to be.
Are you noticing repetitive patterns of suffering or discontent in your life? Are you overwhelmed and struggling with a difficulty in some aspect of your life? Perhaps you have a curiosity about these repetitive patterns? I offer a place where you can be guided towards being reflective in your discovery of the reasons underlying the struggles you are experiencing. With the support of individual therapy sessions, we can work towards closing the gap between where you are right now and where you want to be.
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Anna Czuczman
Psychologist, MSc, MPSI
Verified Verified
Dundalk, County Louth A91
Waitlist for new clients
My name is Anna Czuczman and I'm a founder of Eat At Ease Counselling. I'm a psychologist specializing in Nutritional Psychology, Eating Psychology and Mind Body Nutrition. My professional qualifications include MSc in Psychology, PgDip in Nutritional Psychology, Mind Body Nutritition Coaching and Practitioner Skills for Eating Disorders. I am helping clients who struggle with overeating, binge eating, emotional eating, food worry, weight worry, body image concerns, digestion, low mood and fatigue. I am originally from Poland, living and practicing in Ireland since 2016. I work in both Polish and English.
My name is Anna Czuczman and I'm a founder of Eat At Ease Counselling. I'm a psychologist specializing in Nutritional Psychology, Eating Psychology and Mind Body Nutrition. My professional qualifications include MSc in Psychology, PgDip in Nutritional Psychology, Mind Body Nutritition Coaching and Practitioner Skills for Eating Disorders. I am helping clients who struggle with overeating, binge eating, emotional eating, food worry, weight worry, body image concerns, digestion, low mood and fatigue. I am originally from Poland, living and practicing in Ireland since 2016. I work in both Polish and English.
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Aine Fox (Gottman Method Couples Therapist)
Psychotherapist, MIACP
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Dundalk, County Louth A91
GOTTMAN COUPLES THERAPY/ INDIVIDUALS / YOUNG ADULT My clients are individuals, young adults, and couples who want to improve the quality of their lives and their relationships. Working with a Psychotherapist can be one of the most significant things you can do to improve your chances of contentment in relationships at work and with friends and family. Whether it is understanding how to soothe strong emotions to enable you to enjoy life, understanding how to deal with depression & anxiety, or understanding your relationship dynamic to find more fulfillment and joy.
GOTTMAN COUPLES THERAPY/ INDIVIDUALS / YOUNG ADULT My clients are individuals, young adults, and couples who want to improve the quality of their lives and their relationships. Working with a Psychotherapist can be one of the most significant things you can do to improve your chances of contentment in relationships at work and with friends and family. Whether it is understanding how to soothe strong emotions to enable you to enjoy life, understanding how to deal with depression & anxiety, or understanding your relationship dynamic to find more fulfillment and joy.
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Number of Counsellors in Dundalk

40+

Average cost per session

€70

Counsellors in Dundalk who prioritize treating:

93% Anxiety
84% Relationship Issues
79% Depression
72% Self Esteem
70% Trauma and PTSD
65% Stress
63% Bereavement

Average years in practice

6 Years

Top 3 insurances accepted

100% Irish Life
100% Laya
100% VHI

How Counsellors in Dundalk see their clients

91% In Person and Online
9% Online Only

Gender breakdown

75% Female
25% Male
FAQs - About Therapy and Counselling

How can I find a therapist in Dundalk?

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Is everyone in the Psychology Today Therapy Directory a licensed therapist?

Most Counsellors and Psychotherapists listed in the directory are accredited members of the main professional associations, mainly the Irish Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy (IACP) and the Irish Council for Psychotherapy (ICP). Most Psychologists are accredited members of the Psychological Society of Ireland (PSI).

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 in Ireland, 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 supervised, practical experience that enable them to do so in Ireland. Psychologists have earned a doctoral degree in psychology and many are accredited members of the Psychological Society of Ireland (PSI). Counsellors and Psychotherapists are not required to have a doctoral degree, but to belong to a professional organisation such as the IACP or ICP, they must complete a minimum of an NFQ Level 7 programme with 100 hours of clinical experience and a minimum of 450 hours of post-training clinical experience under clinical supervision.

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 Ireland could cost between €50 – €90 when seeing a counsellor and €75 - €120 or more 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 National Counselling Service (NCS) is a government-funded service that provides short to medium term counselling and psychotherapy for free to individuals who have experienced trauma or abuse. The service can be accessed by GP referral or self-referral.

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 eircode.

Are therapy sessions confidential?

Therapists who are part of a professional organisation such as the IACP, the ICP, or PSI 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 is the potential or known harm to the client or others or when a child is in danger, will a therapist be obligated to break the agreement. These exceptions to the confidentiality agreement are usually discussed during the initial consultation.