Photo of Mycah Hoaglin, Pre-Licensed Professional in 60622, IL
Mycah Hoaglin
Pre-Licensed Professional, MA, QMHP
Verified Verified
Chicago, IL 60622
There are a few golden threads tying us together, serving as reminders of our most universal experience; a desire to be truly seen and heard by others, and to understand ourselves. To pursue these ideals, often, means you may be feeling lost, as if you're constantly performing for others or on display, lonesome, a lack of authenticity, as if there's a disconnect between you and "them", an inability to form or maintain meaningful, stable relationships, frustration, shame, self-hatred, self-sabotaging patterns of behavior. The connection between these is the healing in-between. One requires the other and you don't have to go it alone.
There are a few golden threads tying us together, serving as reminders of our most universal experience; a desire to be truly seen and heard by others, and to understand ourselves. To pursue these ideals, often, means you may be feeling lost, as if you're constantly performing for others or on display, lonesome, a lack of authenticity, as if there's a disconnect between you and "them", an inability to form or maintain meaningful, stable relationships, frustration, shame, self-hatred, self-sabotaging patterns of behavior. The connection between these is the healing in-between. One requires the other and you don't have to go it alone.
(773) 923-2950 View (773) 923-2950
Photo of Marta Jean von Rosenvinge, Clinical Social Work/Therapist in 60622, IL
Marta Jean von Rosenvinge
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MA, LSW, E-RYT
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Chicago, IL 60622  (Online Only)
I work collaboratively with adults and couples with anxiety, relationships challenges, and trauma. I also teach yoga and meditation and understand the role the body plays in holding trauma and how chronic stress can contribute to a disconnect between the mind/body. I am passionate about health and nutrition and believe that lifestyle has a strong impact on mood as do our thoughts and behaviors. I believe that it's universal to feel anxious, bad, stuck, and out of balance and to struggle through big and small life transitions. By being open to what's not working we can use awareness and make small shifts that have lasting impact.
I work collaboratively with adults and couples with anxiety, relationships challenges, and trauma. I also teach yoga and meditation and understand the role the body plays in holding trauma and how chronic stress can contribute to a disconnect between the mind/body. I am passionate about health and nutrition and believe that lifestyle has a strong impact on mood as do our thoughts and behaviors. I believe that it's universal to feel anxious, bad, stuck, and out of balance and to struggle through big and small life transitions. By being open to what's not working we can use awareness and make small shifts that have lasting impact.
(872) 246-7247 View (872) 246-7247
Photo of David M Petersmark, Clinical Social Work/Therapist in 60622, IL
David M Petersmark
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LSW
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Chicago, IL 60622
Whatever their needs are, I like to create a non-judgmental safe environment where guests can problem solve and discuss life stressors.
Whatever their needs are, I like to create a non-judgmental safe environment where guests can problem solve and discuss life stressors.
(312) 820-8363 View (312) 820-8363
Photo of Bridget Suse, Clinical Social Work/Therapist in 60622, IL
Bridget Suse
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Chicago, IL 60622
I work with individuals who are looking for a space to work through their thoughts, feelings and behaviors free of judgment and shame. My clients are seeking to bring awareness to patterns that are no longer serving them and develop new skills to improve their quality of life. I have worked in a variety of treatment settings and welcome people of all races, sizes, genders, ethnicities, abilities and orientations. My past experience includes specializing in patients with depression and anxiety, binge eating and body image distress, Borderline Personality Disorder and other struggles in regulating emotions and managing relationships.
I work with individuals who are looking for a space to work through their thoughts, feelings and behaviors free of judgment and shame. My clients are seeking to bring awareness to patterns that are no longer serving them and develop new skills to improve their quality of life. I have worked in a variety of treatment settings and welcome people of all races, sizes, genders, ethnicities, abilities and orientations. My past experience includes specializing in patients with depression and anxiety, binge eating and body image distress, Borderline Personality Disorder and other struggles in regulating emotions and managing relationships.
(773) 850-3511 View (773) 850-3511
Photo of Amanda Peclat-Begin, Licensed Professional Counselor in 60622, IL
Amanda Peclat-Begin
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, LPC, NCC
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Chicago, IL 60622
Waitlist for new clients
I am delighted you are taking these first steps on your healing & wellness journey. I know firsthand how nerve-wracking & challenging the process of seeking the best therapist to meet your needs can be. I believe in the power of the therapeutic process & I strive to create a safe space for you to be present with your emotions & any struggles you have found challenging to manage alone. Having a non-judgmental space to explore feelings, experiences, & behaviors with someone who can witness & hold space for the full spectrum of the human condition & meeting you where you are is so transformative & healing.
I am delighted you are taking these first steps on your healing & wellness journey. I know firsthand how nerve-wracking & challenging the process of seeking the best therapist to meet your needs can be. I believe in the power of the therapeutic process & I strive to create a safe space for you to be present with your emotions & any struggles you have found challenging to manage alone. Having a non-judgmental space to explore feelings, experiences, & behaviors with someone who can witness & hold space for the full spectrum of the human condition & meeting you where you are is so transformative & healing.
(312) 667-3629 View (312) 667-3629
Photo of Briana Heneghan, Pre-Licensed Professional in 60622, IL
Briana Heneghan
Pre-Licensed Professional, MSMFT
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Chicago, IL 60622
Therapy can be challenging yet also incredibly rewarding. Often what makes the greatest difference is the relationship between therapist and the individual, family or couple. I take the strength of this relationship to heart and strive to create a space that feels comfortable for all. I value working from a strengths based approach, which utilizes your inherent strengths and skills to facilitate change.
Therapy can be challenging yet also incredibly rewarding. Often what makes the greatest difference is the relationship between therapist and the individual, family or couple. I take the strength of this relationship to heart and strive to create a space that feels comfortable for all. I value working from a strengths based approach, which utilizes your inherent strengths and skills to facilitate change.
(773) 862-8477 View (773) 862-8477
Photo of Daniel A Edwards, PsyD, Psychologist in 60622, IL
Daniel A Edwards, PsyD
Psychologist, PsyD
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Chicago, IL 60622  (Online Only)
As a licensed clinical psychologist I will work collaboratively with you to identify and better understand the challenges you are facing, as well as the strengths and supports you possess to address these challenges. I have seen firsthand how this exploration can lead to desired changes in people's lives. My areas of expertise include anxiety, depression, recovery from trauma, substance abuse, body image and eating problems, grief and loss, relationship concerns, life adjustments, family issues, identity and sexual orientation issues, self-esteem development, immigration, and acculturation issues.
As a licensed clinical psychologist I will work collaboratively with you to identify and better understand the challenges you are facing, as well as the strengths and supports you possess to address these challenges. I have seen firsthand how this exploration can lead to desired changes in people's lives. My areas of expertise include anxiety, depression, recovery from trauma, substance abuse, body image and eating problems, grief and loss, relationship concerns, life adjustments, family issues, identity and sexual orientation issues, self-esteem development, immigration, and acculturation issues.
(872) 259-4710 View (872) 259-4710
Photo of Alan Trachtenberg, Clinical Social Work/Therapist in 60622, IL
Alan Trachtenberg
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LSW
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Chicago, IL 60622
Alan Barry Trachtenberg is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) and a Certified Advanced Grief Counseling Specialist (CAGCS) hailing from Chicago. With a dedicated focus on helping individuals, he brings a unique approach to therapy by integrating several modalities such as Attachment-based Therapy (ABT), Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT), Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT), Strength-Based Therapy.
Alan Barry Trachtenberg is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) and a Certified Advanced Grief Counseling Specialist (CAGCS) hailing from Chicago. With a dedicated focus on helping individuals, he brings a unique approach to therapy by integrating several modalities such as Attachment-based Therapy (ABT), Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT), Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT), Strength-Based Therapy.
(773) 985-5306 View (773) 985-5306
Photo of Matthew Bell, Marriage & Family Therapist in 60622, IL
Matthew Bell
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Chicago, IL 60622  (Online Only)
The therapeutic environment offers a unique opportunity to share, confront, and enhance parts of ourselves while exploring and discovering deeper traits and skills that we may possess. As a therapist, I believe in empowering the individual through therapeutic experiences that foster a lasting change outside of the therapy setting. I cherish the opportunity to engage in this relationship and commit myself to doing the work with you and supporting your exploration. I value modeling transparency, care, boundaries, and healthy support systems. I believe that challenging dialogue in a safe environment leads to internal growth.
The therapeutic environment offers a unique opportunity to share, confront, and enhance parts of ourselves while exploring and discovering deeper traits and skills that we may possess. As a therapist, I believe in empowering the individual through therapeutic experiences that foster a lasting change outside of the therapy setting. I cherish the opportunity to engage in this relationship and commit myself to doing the work with you and supporting your exploration. I value modeling transparency, care, boundaries, and healthy support systems. I believe that challenging dialogue in a safe environment leads to internal growth.
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Photo of Dr. Brittany Gibson, Pre-Licensed Professional in 60622, IL
Dr. Brittany Gibson
Pre-Licensed Professional, PsyD
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Chicago, IL 60622
Our beliefs about ourselves, others, and the world, formed by past experiences, often have an unwanted impact on our our present behavior, relationships, and overall wellbeing. Taking steps toward profound healing and self-discovery is a brave task, complicated by the difficulty of finding someone who will walk alongside you during your journey. I am passionate about working with people who are wanting to go deeper as we explore and befriend parts of self which were previously hidden. I aim to create and maintain a supportive environment in which transformation is possible.
Our beliefs about ourselves, others, and the world, formed by past experiences, often have an unwanted impact on our our present behavior, relationships, and overall wellbeing. Taking steps toward profound healing and self-discovery is a brave task, complicated by the difficulty of finding someone who will walk alongside you during your journey. I am passionate about working with people who are wanting to go deeper as we explore and befriend parts of self which were previously hidden. I aim to create and maintain a supportive environment in which transformation is possible.
(773) 747-3897 View (773) 747-3897
Photo of Rickele Coy, Clinical Social Work/Therapist in 60622, IL
Rickele Coy
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, MSW
Verified Verified
Chicago, IL 60622  (Online Only)
With the many transitions that life brings can come many challenges. It can be difficult to navigate these challenges alone and reaching out for support is a significant step in working towards healing. My goal is to help you navigate your healing journey using compassion, empathy, and creativity. I have experience working with clients experiencing depression, anxiety, trauma, and challenges related to life transitions.
With the many transitions that life brings can come many challenges. It can be difficult to navigate these challenges alone and reaching out for support is a significant step in working towards healing. My goal is to help you navigate your healing journey using compassion, empathy, and creativity. I have experience working with clients experiencing depression, anxiety, trauma, and challenges related to life transitions.
(312) 940-9334 View (312) 940-9334
Photo of Hamid Dadkhah, Licensed Professional Counselor in 60622, IL
Hamid Dadkhah
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, LPC, CRC
Verified Verified
2 Endorsed
Chicago, IL 60622
My belief that all people deserve meaningful opportunity and satisfaction in life defined my 15-year career helping adolescents, young adults, adults, families, and parents overcome barriers to wide range of goals. I serve clients with a variety of needs stemming from disability, depression, anxiety, trauma, parenting/caregiver roles, family of origin, substance use, and vocational exploration. I see value in finding meaning in difficult life experiences to inform new ways of understanding ourselves and engaging others, and I believe people benefit most when equipped with the tools, knowledge, and care to author their own stories.
My belief that all people deserve meaningful opportunity and satisfaction in life defined my 15-year career helping adolescents, young adults, adults, families, and parents overcome barriers to wide range of goals. I serve clients with a variety of needs stemming from disability, depression, anxiety, trauma, parenting/caregiver roles, family of origin, substance use, and vocational exploration. I see value in finding meaning in difficult life experiences to inform new ways of understanding ourselves and engaging others, and I believe people benefit most when equipped with the tools, knowledge, and care to author their own stories.
(708) 729-6200 View (708) 729-6200
Photo of Laura Fiene, Counselor in 60622, IL
Laura Fiene
Counselor, MA, LCPC
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Chicago, IL 60622
I specialize in helping adults navigate anxiety, depression, trauma, self-worth, and relationship difficulties. My approach to therapy is relational, client-centered, and trauma-informed. I strive to create a safe and comfortable environment so that you can freely explore what you most want for yourself.
I specialize in helping adults navigate anxiety, depression, trauma, self-worth, and relationship difficulties. My approach to therapy is relational, client-centered, and trauma-informed. I strive to create a safe and comfortable environment so that you can freely explore what you most want for yourself.
(773) 537-4234 View (773) 537-4234
Photo of Michele Petersmark, Licensed Professional Counselor in 60622, IL
Michele Petersmark
Licensed Professional Counselor, LCPC, LPC
Verified Verified
Chicago, IL 60622
Michele Petersmark is a dedicate Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (LCPC) based in Chicago, Illinois, known for her compassionate and inquisitive nature. With a profound ability to listen and genuinely understand, Michele has built a practice that welcomes individuals from all walks of life, focusing on young adults, middle-aged individuals, and the elderly. Her therapeutic offerings include Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Christian Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), Group Therapy, Person-Centered Therapy, and Solution Focused Brief Therapy (SFBT).
Michele Petersmark is a dedicate Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (LCPC) based in Chicago, Illinois, known for her compassionate and inquisitive nature. With a profound ability to listen and genuinely understand, Michele has built a practice that welcomes individuals from all walks of life, focusing on young adults, middle-aged individuals, and the elderly. Her therapeutic offerings include Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Christian Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), Group Therapy, Person-Centered Therapy, and Solution Focused Brief Therapy (SFBT).
(773) 538-3680 View (773) 538-3680
Photo of Kyndsi Sundberg, Marriage & Family Therapist Intern in 60622, IL
Kyndsi Sundberg
Marriage & Family Therapist Intern
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Chicago, IL 60622
I believe that the greatest gift we have as humans is the ability to connect with ourselves and others. We all come from different walks of life that impact the way we see and move through the world. The therapeutic process has the ability to transform us through welcoming and accepting life’s adversities. Life brings challenges to us all and I firmly believe that each individual has the capacity to access what they need to achieve their goals and desired state of being. I am certain that my ability to provide a warm, comforting, and compassionate space will grant my client’s the support they need.
I believe that the greatest gift we have as humans is the ability to connect with ourselves and others. We all come from different walks of life that impact the way we see and move through the world. The therapeutic process has the ability to transform us through welcoming and accepting life’s adversities. Life brings challenges to us all and I firmly believe that each individual has the capacity to access what they need to achieve their goals and desired state of being. I am certain that my ability to provide a warm, comforting, and compassionate space will grant my client’s the support they need.
(773) 825-5696 View (773) 825-5696
Photo of Jessica Mueller, Licensed Professional Counselor in 60622, IL
Jessica Mueller
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC, MS
Verified Verified
Chicago, IL 60622
Being an adult, in many ways, is like learning how to parent yourself. For those who have had childhoods filled with uncertainty, instability, abuse, and trauma, navigating adulthood can feel especially challenging. Without a model and space to learn the skills that were lacking, we can feel stuck. Therapy can provide a path to tools for learning how to express yourself, set relational boundaries, and navigate life challenges without either shutting down or going into overdrive.
Being an adult, in many ways, is like learning how to parent yourself. For those who have had childhoods filled with uncertainty, instability, abuse, and trauma, navigating adulthood can feel especially challenging. Without a model and space to learn the skills that were lacking, we can feel stuck. Therapy can provide a path to tools for learning how to express yourself, set relational boundaries, and navigate life challenges without either shutting down or going into overdrive.
(773) 741-0385 View (773) 741-0385
Photo of Lindsey C. Hovan, Psychologist in 60622, IL
Lindsey C. Hovan
Psychologist, PsyD
Verified Verified
Chicago, IL 60622  (Online Only)
I work to provide a genuine, warm, nonjudgmental, validating, and comforting presence. I utilize an integrative and collaborative style and individualize my approach to best fit each client’s unique concerns and situations. My hope is that the therapeutic space can allow for reflection, exploration, and an increased understanding of yourself and your world.
I work to provide a genuine, warm, nonjudgmental, validating, and comforting presence. I utilize an integrative and collaborative style and individualize my approach to best fit each client’s unique concerns and situations. My hope is that the therapeutic space can allow for reflection, exploration, and an increased understanding of yourself and your world.
(312) 940-1806 View (312) 940-1806
Photo of The Therapist Baddie, Clinical Social Work/Therapist in 60622, IL
The Therapist Baddie
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified Verified
Chicago, IL 60622  (Online Only)
From my perspective, therapy is the ultimate representation of "working smart, not hard." There is no question that life can be incredibly difficult, and we have all learned ways to adapt and bear our unique burdens. A therapist can be instrumental in making the weight you carry just the slightest bit lighter. Through the development of targeted coping skills and candid conversation, I aim to assist each of my clients in "doing life" just a little bit better.
From my perspective, therapy is the ultimate representation of "working smart, not hard." There is no question that life can be incredibly difficult, and we have all learned ways to adapt and bear our unique burdens. A therapist can be instrumental in making the weight you carry just the slightest bit lighter. Through the development of targeted coping skills and candid conversation, I aim to assist each of my clients in "doing life" just a little bit better.
(773) 863-3230 View (773) 863-3230
Photo of Zoë Naseef, Licensed Social Worker in 60622, IL
Zoë Naseef
Licensed Social Worker, LSW, MA
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Chicago, IL 60622
I work with adults from all walks of life. I specialize in working with clients who face systemic harm and societal stigma including but not limited to; LBGTQ and TGNC folks, women, and people from other marginalized communities. I am affirming of all genders & sexualities, careers, reproductive choices, kinks, and alternative relationship structures. I also work with people striving to change their interpersonal relationship dynamics. I am trained in using a harm reduction framework to work with folks who want to change their relationship with substance use.
I work with adults from all walks of life. I specialize in working with clients who face systemic harm and societal stigma including but not limited to; LBGTQ and TGNC folks, women, and people from other marginalized communities. I am affirming of all genders & sexualities, careers, reproductive choices, kinks, and alternative relationship structures. I also work with people striving to change their interpersonal relationship dynamics. I am trained in using a harm reduction framework to work with folks who want to change their relationship with substance use.
(773) 207-7806 View (773) 207-7806
Photo of Jacqueline Carmody, Counselor in 60622, IL
Jacqueline Carmody
Counselor, LCPC, ATR, BC, ATCS, CAGCS
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Chicago, IL 60622
Currently taking on new clients for daytime slots and individuals seeking ATR supervision. Through counseling and art therapy one can unleash their creative potential. Art and processing is an effective way to discover solutions to problems you have been procrastinating on. You can learn how to improve your ability to indulge in relaxation and mindfulness. I promote healing, relaxation, and recovery through CBT art therapy based interventions. I specialize in working with ADHD across the lifespan and support for individuals impacted by cancer. Director of creative arts therapy programming for NPO, Twist Out Cancer.
Currently taking on new clients for daytime slots and individuals seeking ATR supervision. Through counseling and art therapy one can unleash their creative potential. Art and processing is an effective way to discover solutions to problems you have been procrastinating on. You can learn how to improve your ability to indulge in relaxation and mindfulness. I promote healing, relaxation, and recovery through CBT art therapy based interventions. I specialize in working with ADHD across the lifespan and support for individuals impacted by cancer. Director of creative arts therapy programming for NPO, Twist Out Cancer.
(773) 830-2876 View (773) 830-2876

How does your Therapist compare?

Number of Therapists in 60622

500+

Average cost per session

$160

Therapists in 60622 who prioritize treating:

97% Anxiety
91% Depression
80% Relationship Issues
80% Self Esteem
75% Trauma and PTSD
73% Life Transitions
71% Stress

Average years in practice

9 Years

Top 3 insurances accepted

97% BlueCross and BlueShield
65% Aetna
51% Cigna and Evernorth

How Therapists in 60622 see their clients

74% In Person and Online
26% Online Only

Gender breakdown

84% Female
14% Male
2% Non-Binary
FAQs - About Therapy and Counseling

How can I find a therapist in 60622?

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.