Photo of Yajaira Vasco, Clinical Social Work/Therapist in 07470, NJ
Yajaira Vasco
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified Verified
Wayne, NJ 07470
Most of us have many commitments, obligations, and it can feel like an unattainable task to manage all the pieces that make up our worlds. It can be anxiety provoking, isolating, and overwhelming. The positive piece is we can prioritize our needs by exploring therapy. We also have everything we need inside of ourselves already and may just need support on how to best harness our current skills and build on them. I work with you to identify and manage the challenges while also being mindful of what works best in this time in your life.
Most of us have many commitments, obligations, and it can feel like an unattainable task to manage all the pieces that make up our worlds. It can be anxiety provoking, isolating, and overwhelming. The positive piece is we can prioritize our needs by exploring therapy. We also have everything we need inside of ourselves already and may just need support on how to best harness our current skills and build on them. I work with you to identify and manage the challenges while also being mindful of what works best in this time in your life.
(973) 659-4761 View (973) 659-4761
Photo of Jamie LaRusso, Licensed Professional Counselor in 07470, NJ
Jamie LaRusso
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, EDm, LPC, ACS, NCC
Verified Verified
Wayne, NJ 07470  (Online Only)
Life is very much like driving a car. We can't only focus on the destination, and we can't stare into the rearview mirror. Either of these actions would cause an accident, and most certainly distract us from our main goal - keeping our eyes on the road! In my practice, I take on the GPS role. The driver and the GPS are a team. This is where therapy is so helpful. The relationship between the client and the therapist is a most powerful one, involving trust and collaboration, whereby the client feels safe and supported.
Life is very much like driving a car. We can't only focus on the destination, and we can't stare into the rearview mirror. Either of these actions would cause an accident, and most certainly distract us from our main goal - keeping our eyes on the road! In my practice, I take on the GPS role. The driver and the GPS are a team. This is where therapy is so helpful. The relationship between the client and the therapist is a most powerful one, involving trust and collaboration, whereby the client feels safe and supported.
(973) 310-6650 View (973) 310-6650
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Queer Poly Coach LLC
Psychologist, PsyD, MEd
Verified Verified
Wayne, NJ 07470  (Online Only)
Hi, my name is Jenn DiBartolomeo! At Queer Poly Coach, I am dedicated to providing my clients with the tools and guidance needed to build healthy and thriving relationships. My ideal client is a member of the LGBTQ+ and/or Polyamorous communities and is looking to explore their sexuality in an open and non-judgmental environment. Whether you're exploring your sexuality, seeking to create meaningful connections, or looking to deepen your existing relationships, I'm here to support you every step of the way!
Hi, my name is Jenn DiBartolomeo! At Queer Poly Coach, I am dedicated to providing my clients with the tools and guidance needed to build healthy and thriving relationships. My ideal client is a member of the LGBTQ+ and/or Polyamorous communities and is looking to explore their sexuality in an open and non-judgmental environment. Whether you're exploring your sexuality, seeking to create meaningful connections, or looking to deepen your existing relationships, I'm here to support you every step of the way!
(862) 366-4835 View (862) 366-4835
Photo of Amal Elrafei, Licensed Professional Counselor in 07470, NJ
Amal Elrafei
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC, NCC
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Wayne, NJ 07470
I am a Licensed Professional Counselor, by the State Board of Marriage and Family Therapy Examiners of the State of New Jersey. I hold a Master degree in Clinical Counseling from William Paterson University. Providing a supportive and safe space for the process of healing to occur is of the utmost importance to me as a therapist. I serve adults who may be struggling with mood and/or personality disorders. Those include but are not limited to: depression, anxiety, adjustment disorders including PTSD, substance use, grief and loss, self-growth, relationships and interpersonal stressors and domestic violence.
I am a Licensed Professional Counselor, by the State Board of Marriage and Family Therapy Examiners of the State of New Jersey. I hold a Master degree in Clinical Counseling from William Paterson University. Providing a supportive and safe space for the process of healing to occur is of the utmost importance to me as a therapist. I serve adults who may be struggling with mood and/or personality disorders. Those include but are not limited to: depression, anxiety, adjustment disorders including PTSD, substance use, grief and loss, self-growth, relationships and interpersonal stressors and domestic violence.
(862) 701-9344 View (862) 701-9344
Photo of Isabelle Murray Kayal, Licensed Professional Counselor in 07470, NJ
Isabelle Murray Kayal
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC, MA, LMFT, MEd, NCSC
Verified Verified
11 Endorsed
Wayne, NJ 07470
Are you struggling with issues in your life? Are you looking to make significant changes in your life and/or relationships? This may seem overwhelming to you but I assure you that it is possible. I will help you identify and understand the issue, help to create and implement a plan, and assist you in reaching your goals. As a result you will live a more fulfilling and rewarding life. The first step is believing that you are worth it! BECAUSE YOU ARE!
Are you struggling with issues in your life? Are you looking to make significant changes in your life and/or relationships? This may seem overwhelming to you but I assure you that it is possible. I will help you identify and understand the issue, help to create and implement a plan, and assist you in reaching your goals. As a result you will live a more fulfilling and rewarding life. The first step is believing that you are worth it! BECAUSE YOU ARE!
(973) 435-6252 View (973) 435-6252
Photo of Dr. Maria Elena Misito, Clinical Social Work/Therapist in 07470, NJ
Dr. Maria Elena Misito
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, PsyD, LCSW
Verified Verified
Wayne, NJ 07470
Are you feeling anxious, depressed, having trouble sleeping? Difficulty in your marriage or other personal relationships? Is your child having trouble in school or at home? There is evidence that shows talk therapy is an effective way to deal with these issues. I specialize in adults, adolescents and families. I also conduct best interest evaluations when special situations might occur that require specialized evaluations such as child custody evaluations, domestic violence, anger management, parenting coordinating, parental capacity cases, reunification therapy and social and educational evaluations.
Are you feeling anxious, depressed, having trouble sleeping? Difficulty in your marriage or other personal relationships? Is your child having trouble in school or at home? There is evidence that shows talk therapy is an effective way to deal with these issues. I specialize in adults, adolescents and families. I also conduct best interest evaluations when special situations might occur that require specialized evaluations such as child custody evaluations, domestic violence, anger management, parenting coordinating, parental capacity cases, reunification therapy and social and educational evaluations.
(973) 317-8142 View (973) 317-8142
Photo of Ayana Collado, Counselor in 07470, NJ
Ayana Collado
Counselor, MEd, LAC, NCC
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Wayne, NJ 07470
I am a Licensed Associate Counselor with experience in the school setting. Children and teens may face challenges that affect how they feel, behave, and learn. My goal is to provide a warm, supportive environment for your child to explore their concerns, learn new ways to cope in the world, and to promote growth.
I am a Licensed Associate Counselor with experience in the school setting. Children and teens may face challenges that affect how they feel, behave, and learn. My goal is to provide a warm, supportive environment for your child to explore their concerns, learn new ways to cope in the world, and to promote growth.
(973) 264-0293 View (973) 264-0293
Photo of Christine Meyer, Clinical Social Work/Therapist in 07470, NJ
Christine Meyer
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LCSW
Verified Verified
Wayne, NJ 07470
Life can present a wide array of challenges, from anxiety, to mood disorders, to trauma; all which require very specialized healing. Therapy is a personalized and integrative experience, and I am here to support you every step of the way. Whether you are seeking clarity on your past, support through a life transition, or coaching for a challenging family dynamic; I will work with you with compassion and guidance to meet your needs.
Life can present a wide array of challenges, from anxiety, to mood disorders, to trauma; all which require very specialized healing. Therapy is a personalized and integrative experience, and I am here to support you every step of the way. Whether you are seeking clarity on your past, support through a life transition, or coaching for a challenging family dynamic; I will work with you with compassion and guidance to meet your needs.
(862) 505-2946 View (862) 505-2946
Photo of Caroline B. Goldberg, Clinical Social Work/Therapist in 07470, NJ
Caroline B. Goldberg
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified Verified
Wayne, NJ 07470
Searching for a therapist is an important step in attempting to improve the quality of one's life with regard to the inevitable problems we all face, such as relationship to oneself, and others, work/career issues, crises, personal goals, or the search for meaning in our lives. I am deeply committed to a collaborative approach to helping people find more productive ways of coping, make important decisions, sort out confusing and overwhelming feelings, and uncover obstacles and self-destructive patterns that interfere with living more satisfying lives. The fastest way to reach me is by phone: 201 970 7617.
Searching for a therapist is an important step in attempting to improve the quality of one's life with regard to the inevitable problems we all face, such as relationship to oneself, and others, work/career issues, crises, personal goals, or the search for meaning in our lives. I am deeply committed to a collaborative approach to helping people find more productive ways of coping, make important decisions, sort out confusing and overwhelming feelings, and uncover obstacles and self-destructive patterns that interfere with living more satisfying lives. The fastest way to reach me is by phone: 201 970 7617.
(973) 917-8033 View (973) 917-8033
Photo of Dan Curcio, Counselor in 07470, NJ
Dan Curcio
Counselor, MEd, LAC, NCC
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Wayne, NJ 07470  (Online Only)
Life can feel out of control at times and we often run into trouble finding a healthy balance for ourselves. I believe the answers you seek are within you and together we can discover what might be hidden or blocked. My empathetic and non-judgmental mindset will allow for a perspective you may need to truly express the special person you are. I have extensive experience in issues relating to parenting, self-esteem, school behaviors, motivation & social-emotional learning. If you or a loved one is struggling with anxiety, anger, depression, life transitions, or stressors then please give therapy with me a try.
Life can feel out of control at times and we often run into trouble finding a healthy balance for ourselves. I believe the answers you seek are within you and together we can discover what might be hidden or blocked. My empathetic and non-judgmental mindset will allow for a perspective you may need to truly express the special person you are. I have extensive experience in issues relating to parenting, self-esteem, school behaviors, motivation & social-emotional learning. If you or a loved one is struggling with anxiety, anger, depression, life transitions, or stressors then please give therapy with me a try.
(973) 264-0502 View (973) 264-0502
Photo of Laura Dispenzere Bitten, Licensed Professional Counselor in 07470, NJ
Laura Dispenzere Bitten
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, LPC
Verified Verified
2 Endorsed
Wayne, NJ 07470
As a therapist, I work hard to create a non-judgmental, safe environment where my clients can develop insight into their lives and behaviors. Counseling is a way to help you understand yourself better and to break down those barriers that stop you from moving forward.
As a therapist, I work hard to create a non-judgmental, safe environment where my clients can develop insight into their lives and behaviors. Counseling is a way to help you understand yourself better and to break down those barriers that stop you from moving forward.
(551) 295-8455 View (551) 295-8455
Photo of Laura Kearney, Clinical Social Work/Therapist in 07470, NJ
Laura Kearney
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LCSW
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Wayne, NJ 07470
Where to even begin? Sometimes it's hard to know. Do you feel overwhelmed by your day-to-day responsibilities or unexpected events? Are you confused about your path in life, feeling unheard or misunderstood, full of self-doubt? Are you experiencing heartache, the stress of caregiving, or a chronic illness? Maybe you’re feeling stuck, or about to embark on a big life transition? Are you anxious or sad for what sometimes feels like no reason? Whatever questions you have about life and where you are heading, therapy can provide a needed pause to determine the steps to make life feel more manageable and ultimately more fulfilling.
Where to even begin? Sometimes it's hard to know. Do you feel overwhelmed by your day-to-day responsibilities or unexpected events? Are you confused about your path in life, feeling unheard or misunderstood, full of self-doubt? Are you experiencing heartache, the stress of caregiving, or a chronic illness? Maybe you’re feeling stuck, or about to embark on a big life transition? Are you anxious or sad for what sometimes feels like no reason? Whatever questions you have about life and where you are heading, therapy can provide a needed pause to determine the steps to make life feel more manageable and ultimately more fulfilling.
(862) 280-0278 View (862) 280-0278
Photo of Sandra Laky, Counselor in 07470, NJ
Sandra Laky
Counselor, MEd, LAC
Verified Verified
Wayne, NJ 07470
Situations in life can cause you to feel worried, stressed, and overwhelmed. Whether you are experiencing challenges in the workplace, in a relationship, or simply seeking personal development, I am here to offer support, empathy, and strategies to help you build strength and resilience to grow and heal. Aside from working with adults, as a school counselor I also have experience working with children and adolescents and their families.
Situations in life can cause you to feel worried, stressed, and overwhelmed. Whether you are experiencing challenges in the workplace, in a relationship, or simply seeking personal development, I am here to offer support, empathy, and strategies to help you build strength and resilience to grow and heal. Aside from working with adults, as a school counselor I also have experience working with children and adolescents and their families.
(862) 292-9167 View (862) 292-9167
Photo of Danielle Miksza, Licensed Professional Counselor in 07470, NJ
Danielle Miksza
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Wayne, NJ 07470  (Online Only)
I am Danielle, a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC). I specialize in working with adults to overcome a variety of challenges such as anxiety, depression, stress management, life transitions, trauma, faith/spirituality, chronic illness, self-esteem, and grief. I am passionate about helping others find their individual healing process and live balanced, healthy lives.
I am Danielle, a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC). I specialize in working with adults to overcome a variety of challenges such as anxiety, depression, stress management, life transitions, trauma, faith/spirituality, chronic illness, self-esteem, and grief. I am passionate about helping others find their individual healing process and live balanced, healthy lives.
(551) 224-0148 View (551) 224-0148
Photo of Janine Elliott, Clinical Social Work/Therapist in 07470, NJ
Janine Elliott
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified Verified
Wayne, NJ 07470
Janine Elliott takes a collaborative approach to building relationships with clients that empower them to thrive in their relationships, school/workplace, and community. She uses evidence-based treatments including CBT, DBT, ERP and HRT to help reframe unhelpful behaviors and thoughts, increase emotional regulation, and improve resiliency. Janine received her MSW from Rutgers with a focus in family systems and attachment theory. She has also trained extensively with pioneers in the field at the Beck Institute, UPenn Department of Psychiatry, Center for Treatment and Study of Anxiety, and Minuchin Center for the Family.
Janine Elliott takes a collaborative approach to building relationships with clients that empower them to thrive in their relationships, school/workplace, and community. She uses evidence-based treatments including CBT, DBT, ERP and HRT to help reframe unhelpful behaviors and thoughts, increase emotional regulation, and improve resiliency. Janine received her MSW from Rutgers with a focus in family systems and attachment theory. She has also trained extensively with pioneers in the field at the Beck Institute, UPenn Department of Psychiatry, Center for Treatment and Study of Anxiety, and Minuchin Center for the Family.
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Photo of James Korman, Psychologist in 07470, NJ
James Korman
Psychologist, PsyD, ACT
Verified Verified
Wayne, NJ 07470  (Online Only)
I am a Cognitive Behavioral Therapist who was trained at the Beck Institute for Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Research. I am certified in cognitive therapy, a certified clinical CBT supervisor and a Fellow of the Academy of Cognitive Therapy (academyofct.org) where I also serve on their Board of Directors. I am also on the Steering Committee for the NJ-Academy of Cognitive Behavioral Therapists whose mission is to educate local professionals on CBT.
I am a Cognitive Behavioral Therapist who was trained at the Beck Institute for Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Research. I am certified in cognitive therapy, a certified clinical CBT supervisor and a Fellow of the Academy of Cognitive Therapy (academyofct.org) where I also serve on their Board of Directors. I am also on the Steering Committee for the NJ-Academy of Cognitive Behavioral Therapists whose mission is to educate local professionals on CBT.
(973) 671-8216 View (973) 671-8216
Photo of Andy H Garcia, Clinical Social Work/Therapist in 07470, NJ
Andy H Garcia
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Wayne, NJ 07470  (Online Only)
With many challenges in today’s times, it can be difficult to maintain a positive outlook on life. These challenges can be a result from trauma, grieving the loss of a loved one, divorce, family conflict or identity issues. Other stressors can be school performance, loss of employment, suffering from an illness or injury, impacts from COVID-19, or immigration/deportation concerns which can make going through your day-to-day seem like an impossible task. The good thing is that there is help.
With many challenges in today’s times, it can be difficult to maintain a positive outlook on life. These challenges can be a result from trauma, grieving the loss of a loved one, divorce, family conflict or identity issues. Other stressors can be school performance, loss of employment, suffering from an illness or injury, impacts from COVID-19, or immigration/deportation concerns which can make going through your day-to-day seem like an impossible task. The good thing is that there is help.
(973) 233-4484 View (973) 233-4484
Photo of Michelle Pichardo, Clinical Social Work/Therapist in 07470, NJ
Michelle Pichardo
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW
Verified Verified
2 Endorsed
Wayne, NJ 07470
Have you been experiencing anxiety, depression, relationship issues or recovering from trauma? Perhaps you are experiencing problems with your partner, your family, becoming a parent or your employment and are struggling to cope with the stress of life at the moment. My goal is to help you unpack the major themes and patterns in your life and what they are trying to teach you. My approach utilizes integrative techniques for the mind, body and spirit to build awareness and gain insight to better manage emotions, thoughts, and negative self-talk so that you can improve your quality of your life.
Have you been experiencing anxiety, depression, relationship issues or recovering from trauma? Perhaps you are experiencing problems with your partner, your family, becoming a parent or your employment and are struggling to cope with the stress of life at the moment. My goal is to help you unpack the major themes and patterns in your life and what they are trying to teach you. My approach utilizes integrative techniques for the mind, body and spirit to build awareness and gain insight to better manage emotions, thoughts, and negative self-talk so that you can improve your quality of your life.
(973) 382-7521 View (973) 382-7521
Photo of Heather Koenigsfest, Licensed Professional Counselor in 07470, NJ
Heather Koenigsfest
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, LPC, LCADC, ACS, NCC
Verified Verified
Wayne, NJ 07470  (Online Only)
Heather is an empathetic, nonjudgmental clinician with a passion to support others in their healing process in a safe environment. She is goal oriented and trauma focused in working with individuals, groups and families. Her previous professional experiences have shaped her work and made her extremely sensitive to the needs of individuals in crisis. Heather's approach assists in collaboratively working together to foster a supportive environment for growth and empowerment. Heather has extensive experience providing counseling in various treatment settings, working with various diagnosis and clientele from children to adults.
Heather is an empathetic, nonjudgmental clinician with a passion to support others in their healing process in a safe environment. She is goal oriented and trauma focused in working with individuals, groups and families. Her previous professional experiences have shaped her work and made her extremely sensitive to the needs of individuals in crisis. Heather's approach assists in collaboratively working together to foster a supportive environment for growth and empowerment. Heather has extensive experience providing counseling in various treatment settings, working with various diagnosis and clientele from children to adults.
(732) 365-4562 View (732) 365-4562
Photo of Dr. T. VanderGast, Licensed Professional Counselor in 07470, NJ
Dr. T. VanderGast
Licensed Professional Counselor, PhD, LPC, ACS, RPT-S
Verified Verified
Wayne, NJ 07470
Updated May. 2024 - Summer schedule, some telehealth and in-person appts. are available. Life a journey and comes with twists and turns. Challenges do not have to be faced alone. I support adults, families, teens, and children with life transitions and stressors. I have more than 20 years of experience treating clients from diverse backgrounds, with a wide range of presenting issues. My practice is safe and welcoming, offering talk therapy for adults and teens. As a Registered Play Therapist, I offer evidenced-based, developmentally appropriate approaches (play and creative therapies) for children ages 3 and up.
Updated May. 2024 - Summer schedule, some telehealth and in-person appts. are available. Life a journey and comes with twists and turns. Challenges do not have to be faced alone. I support adults, families, teens, and children with life transitions and stressors. I have more than 20 years of experience treating clients from diverse backgrounds, with a wide range of presenting issues. My practice is safe and welcoming, offering talk therapy for adults and teens. As a Registered Play Therapist, I offer evidenced-based, developmentally appropriate approaches (play and creative therapies) for children ages 3 and up.
(973) 629-8917 View (973) 629-8917

How does your Therapist compare?

Number of Therapists in 07470

100+

Average cost per session

$150

Therapists in 07470 who prioritize treating:

97% Anxiety
93% Depression
83% Relationship Issues
82% Self Esteem
76% Coping Skills
71% Stress
63% Family Conflict

Average years in practice

12 Years

Top 3 insurances accepted

75% Aetna
64% Cigna and Evernorth
56% UnitedHealthcare UHC | UBH

How Therapists in 07470 see their clients

64% In Person and Online
36% Online Only

Gender breakdown

81% Female
18% Male
1% Non-Binary
FAQs - About Therapy and Counseling

How can I find a therapist in 07470?

Search for nearby therapists or counselors by inputting your city, town, or suburb; or zip code; 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 zip code into the search bar.

Learn more about how to find a therapist

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

The Psychology Today directory lists providers who offer legitimate mental health services to the public, including psychologists, psychiatrists, social workers, and counselors.

Many have been licensed by the country or state where they practice; providers whose license or primary credential has been verified by Psychology Today are signified by a “Verified” symbol. Some clinicians or organizations provide services for which their state or country does not offer licenses, such as pastoral counseling. They may be selectively included without the “Verified” seal.

What’s the difference between a psychologist, a therapist, and a counselor?

Therapists, psychologists, and counselors are all licensed mental health professionals. In the US, psychologists have earned a doctoral degree. The terms “therapist” and “counselor” are used somewhat interchangeably, but generally therapists offer longer-term, mental health care, while counselors offer shorter-term care that may focus on one domain, such as marriage, career, or academic challenges.

Clients should consider factors such as insurance coverage and their primary reason(s) for seeking therapy to determine the type of professional best suited to their needs. Someone struggling with mental health challenges such as depression or anxiety, for example, may wish to seek out a clinical psychologist or therapist, while someone navigating career obstacles or marital upheaval may benefit from seeing a counselor who can offer short-term, targeted support.

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 United States could cost between $100 and $200 or more. If you have insurance, the expense of mental health care is typically lower, but it varies based on your insurance plan details and whether you choose an in-network or out-of-network mental healthcare provider.

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.

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 zip code.

Are therapy sessions confidential?

Confidentiality is a crucial part of the therapeutic relationship. Therapists in the United States are bound by the regulations set out by the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA), which aims to protect sensitive health information. With very few exceptions, a therapist will only discuss their client with others when the client has given their written permission. The instances in which a therapist would be required to disclose personal information are: if a client poses a danger to themselves or others, if the therapist suspects the abuse of a child or an elderly or otherwise dependent adult, or if they are legally forced to by court order. These exceptions to the confidentiality agreement are usually discussed with a client before their first session.