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Xin Wang
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, PhD, LCSW-S, SEP
Verified Verified
Houston, TX 77074
Life is so beautiful, but not always easy and smooth. It can become challenging and difficult sometime. Dealing with life stress and trauma can be overwhelming and exhausting. Tt may cause feeling of being stuck/lost, or even leads to anxiety, depression, and relationship problems in your personal or professional life. Seeking counseling is courageous and compassionate way of positive coping. Psychotherapy is a powerful process in developing positive coping skills and healing trauma. It supports you through tough time and also promotes transformative self-growth. I wish to help you living a happy, fulfilling, and meaningful life.
Life is so beautiful, but not always easy and smooth. It can become challenging and difficult sometime. Dealing with life stress and trauma can be overwhelming and exhausting. Tt may cause feeling of being stuck/lost, or even leads to anxiety, depression, and relationship problems in your personal or professional life. Seeking counseling is courageous and compassionate way of positive coping. Psychotherapy is a powerful process in developing positive coping skills and healing trauma. It supports you through tough time and also promotes transformative self-growth. I wish to help you living a happy, fulfilling, and meaningful life.
(832) 905-9614 View (832) 905-9614
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Johanna Pule
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified Verified
2 Endorsed
Houston, TX 77074
As a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, I have over 20 years of experience working with with children, adolescents and adults in a variety of settings. I have a special interest in working with children and adolecents. I take an individualized, holistic approach with each of my clients, using a mind-body-spirit approach along with the creative arts, symbolism and narrative techniques to encourage the expression of feelings. I am especially skilled at working with children and adolescents who have a history of complex trauma, adoption or are having difficulty adjusting following a significant life event such as divorce.
As a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, I have over 20 years of experience working with with children, adolescents and adults in a variety of settings. I have a special interest in working with children and adolecents. I take an individualized, holistic approach with each of my clients, using a mind-body-spirit approach along with the creative arts, symbolism and narrative techniques to encourage the expression of feelings. I am especially skilled at working with children and adolescents who have a history of complex trauma, adoption or are having difficulty adjusting following a significant life event such as divorce.
(469) 609-1362 View (469) 609-1362
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Ruby Gisele Preston
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, LPC
Verified Verified
Houston, TX 77074
My goal is to help provide you with the insights and tools you need to move beyond old, limiting beliefs and behaviors. Whether you're struggling with a particular issue or just believe that there should be more to life, I can help you identify and explore those issues that may be getting in the way of a more rewarding and enjoyable life.
My goal is to help provide you with the insights and tools you need to move beyond old, limiting beliefs and behaviors. Whether you're struggling with a particular issue or just believe that there should be more to life, I can help you identify and explore those issues that may be getting in the way of a more rewarding and enjoyable life.
(832) 532-9884 View (832) 532-9884
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Dr. Jonathan Morris
Psychologist, PhD, BCET, DCM, DPM
Verified Verified
Houston, TX 77074
For individual, couples, adults and teens, the pursuit of ones therapeutic goals is a deeply personal endeavor, one that entails time, effort, occasional discomfort and some expense. I am keenly aware of the burden of trust, inherent in my participation in so intimate and earnest an undertaking, and will apply my clinical judgment, professional acumen, interpersonal skills and 35-years of experience, to discern and address those needs. In doing so, respect for your values, reverence for your individuality and deference to your aspirations, will guide our endeavor, enabling you to attain your goals with dignity and true contentment.
For individual, couples, adults and teens, the pursuit of ones therapeutic goals is a deeply personal endeavor, one that entails time, effort, occasional discomfort and some expense. I am keenly aware of the burden of trust, inherent in my participation in so intimate and earnest an undertaking, and will apply my clinical judgment, professional acumen, interpersonal skills and 35-years of experience, to discern and address those needs. In doing so, respect for your values, reverence for your individuality and deference to your aspirations, will guide our endeavor, enabling you to attain your goals with dignity and true contentment.
(281) 937-8306 View (281) 937-8306
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Ratliff Consultants, Inc.
Licensed Professional Counselor, EdD, LPC-S, LSOTP, CART
Verified Verified
Houston, TX 77074
On the road of life there are twists and turns, hills and valleys, and at times you may feel lost and all alone, or don't know which way to go. Help is only a telephone call or e-mail away. I use solution-focused brief and cognitive behavior therapies in therapeutic collaboration with adolescents, individual adults and couples to facilitate and promote change in their lives. In addition, I offer parenting, pre-marital and anger management sessions. Evening and weekend appointments are available.
On the road of life there are twists and turns, hills and valleys, and at times you may feel lost and all alone, or don't know which way to go. Help is only a telephone call or e-mail away. I use solution-focused brief and cognitive behavior therapies in therapeutic collaboration with adolescents, individual adults and couples to facilitate and promote change in their lives. In addition, I offer parenting, pre-marital and anger management sessions. Evening and weekend appointments are available.
(281) 915-4607 View (281) 915-4607
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Nia Geiggar
Pre-Licensed Professional, MEd, LPC-A
Verified Verified
Houston, TX 77074
My ideal client is a person who is ready to do the work for substantial change. Someone who recognizes that, though life may have been unfair to them in many ways...there is always room for growth and positive change! Personal accountability, integrity, and good ol' fashioned grit can change a person's life for the better. Someone who is ready to show up as their authentic self, regardless of how imperfect they may be.
My ideal client is a person who is ready to do the work for substantial change. Someone who recognizes that, though life may have been unfair to them in many ways...there is always room for growth and positive change! Personal accountability, integrity, and good ol' fashioned grit can change a person's life for the better. Someone who is ready to show up as their authentic self, regardless of how imperfect they may be.
(346) 551-3700 View (346) 551-3700
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Katherine Marie Miner
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified Verified
Houston, TX 77074  (Online Only)
Not accepting new clients
Hi! My name is Katherine, and I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker who specializes in working with people who have experienced trauma. Trauma is complex, its not always one clear event that we can point to and say 'see this is the reason I feel and respond to the world around me in this way'. Trauma can impact every part of our everyday experiences, shaping how we see ourselves and the world around us, impacting relationships, careers, and sense of self. I am comfortable meeting you where you are on your journey and I will partner with you in finding the right tools to help you move forward.
Hi! My name is Katherine, and I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker who specializes in working with people who have experienced trauma. Trauma is complex, its not always one clear event that we can point to and say 'see this is the reason I feel and respond to the world around me in this way'. Trauma can impact every part of our everyday experiences, shaping how we see ourselves and the world around us, impacting relationships, careers, and sense of self. I am comfortable meeting you where you are on your journey and I will partner with you in finding the right tools to help you move forward.
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Beautiful Mind and Wellness Counseling
Licensed Professional Counselor, MS, LPC, LLPC
Verified Verified
Houston, TX 77074  (Online Only)
You are here for a reason, and we are all in this battle together. In other words, connected. We need to work together in an effort to get each person through. Therapy is about the journey into the destination. Whether you are someone who's been dealing with depression, anxiety, personality complexes, behavioral challenges, intrusive thoughts, or irregular emotions, substance abuse, trauma, treatment can be the first step in healing.
You are here for a reason, and we are all in this battle together. In other words, connected. We need to work together in an effort to get each person through. Therapy is about the journey into the destination. Whether you are someone who's been dealing with depression, anxiety, personality complexes, behavioral challenges, intrusive thoughts, or irregular emotions, substance abuse, trauma, treatment can be the first step in healing.
(832) 737-8766 View (832) 737-8766
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Kim Espinoza
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, EMDR, TCYM
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Houston, TX 77074  (Online Only)
I created As You Are Counseling to support and uplift BIPOC women on their intimate journey to healing and liberation. I believe in decolonizing mental health and honoring your lived experience. Through self-compassion, connection, and curiosity I believe BIPOC women can heal wounded parts and deconstruct negative beliefs. Together we will increase your level of self-awareness, learn mind-body practices, increase your capacity to manage life's stressors and create healthy boundaries. Ultimately, allowing you to feel more confident and in control of your life.
I created As You Are Counseling to support and uplift BIPOC women on their intimate journey to healing and liberation. I believe in decolonizing mental health and honoring your lived experience. Through self-compassion, connection, and curiosity I believe BIPOC women can heal wounded parts and deconstruct negative beliefs. Together we will increase your level of self-awareness, learn mind-body practices, increase your capacity to manage life's stressors and create healthy boundaries. Ultimately, allowing you to feel more confident and in control of your life.
(346) 639-5436 View (346) 639-5436
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Chelsea Chang
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, LCADC, ICADC
Verified Verified
Houston, TX 77074  (Online Only)
I have been a Licensed Clinical Social Worker since 2019, and I have experience supporting young adults and adults with concerns such as addictions, substance use disorders, depression, anxiety, life transitions, relationship/ family issues, and anger management. My ideal client would like to resolve these issues by empowering themselves to learn how to counter negative thoughts, regulate emotions, tolerate moments of distress, communicate effectively, and mindfully stay within the present moment. My ideal client would like to learn these skills in order to manifest their ideal life and be the best version of themselves.
I have been a Licensed Clinical Social Worker since 2019, and I have experience supporting young adults and adults with concerns such as addictions, substance use disorders, depression, anxiety, life transitions, relationship/ family issues, and anger management. My ideal client would like to resolve these issues by empowering themselves to learn how to counter negative thoughts, regulate emotions, tolerate moments of distress, communicate effectively, and mindfully stay within the present moment. My ideal client would like to learn these skills in order to manifest their ideal life and be the best version of themselves.
(609) 795-7179 View (609) 795-7179
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Dr. Liz West - The Support Network
Licensed Professional Counselor, PhD, LPC-S, CCBT
Verified Verified
2 Endorsed
Houston, TX 77074  (Online Only)
As a dedicated and compassionate Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC), I am committed to supporting individuals on their journey toward mental and emotional well-being. I have significant expertise in anxiety, depression, relationship issues, spirituality, self-esteem, anger management, LGBTQ+, family conflict, grief, and life transitions. I offer a warm and non-judgmental space for clients to explore their thoughts, feelings, and challenges.
As a dedicated and compassionate Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC), I am committed to supporting individuals on their journey toward mental and emotional well-being. I have significant expertise in anxiety, depression, relationship issues, spirituality, self-esteem, anger management, LGBTQ+, family conflict, grief, and life transitions. I offer a warm and non-judgmental space for clients to explore their thoughts, feelings, and challenges.
(346) 258-3720 View (346) 258-3720
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Michelle Akinkuolie
LPC Associate, LPC-A, MEd
Verified Verified
Houston, TX 77074  (Online Only)
Life can be challenging, and sometimes, we find ourselves facing tough situations, whether we’re prepared for them or not. These experiences impact us in many ways, but remember, seeking help is not a sign of weakness; it’s a sign of strength. I truly believe that counseling is a powerful tool that can help you navigate through these challenges, offering you a path to healing, growth, and a brighter future.
Life can be challenging, and sometimes, we find ourselves facing tough situations, whether we’re prepared for them or not. These experiences impact us in many ways, but remember, seeking help is not a sign of weakness; it’s a sign of strength. I truly believe that counseling is a powerful tool that can help you navigate through these challenges, offering you a path to healing, growth, and a brighter future.
(346) 857-1870 View (346) 857-1870
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Multicultural Counseling Service Group PLLC
LPC Intern, LPC-A
Verified Verified
Houston, TX 77074
Empathetic Licensed Professional Counselor Associate connecting with clients, maintaining confidentiality and comfort. Efficient observational and analytical skills with great insight into patients' mental health. I have experience in using innovative methods and materials to produce effective learning experiences. Working with diverse populations being a helper where the need is prominent.
Empathetic Licensed Professional Counselor Associate connecting with clients, maintaining confidentiality and comfort. Efficient observational and analytical skills with great insight into patients' mental health. I have experience in using innovative methods and materials to produce effective learning experiences. Working with diverse populations being a helper where the need is prominent.
(713) 597-4941 View (713) 597-4941
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Michael D Dangerfield
Licensed Professional Counselor, MEd, MA, LPC, NCC
Verified Verified
2 Endorsed
Houston, TX 77074
Hoping that your situation will turn out for the better, especially during difficult times, is extremely important; hope alone however, will only take you so far. My aim, as your therapist, is to assist you in identifying the connection between your beliefs, behaviors, and the challenges you're experiencing. I use sound therapeutic models to frame our therapuetic approach in session, and together, we'll work to enhance your outlook, build your skills, and reframe your life. I truly believe you're remarkable and more resilient than you know; my goal is to help you see that. Let's go All In, together.
Hoping that your situation will turn out for the better, especially during difficult times, is extremely important; hope alone however, will only take you so far. My aim, as your therapist, is to assist you in identifying the connection between your beliefs, behaviors, and the challenges you're experiencing. I use sound therapeutic models to frame our therapuetic approach in session, and together, we'll work to enhance your outlook, build your skills, and reframe your life. I truly believe you're remarkable and more resilient than you know; my goal is to help you see that. Let's go All In, together.
(281) 672-8059 View (281) 672-8059
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Mark Duane Woodhouse
Drug & Alcohol Counselor, MA, LCDC
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Houston, TX 77074
In facing challenges we often come across during these trying times it can often leave us with feelings of helplessness and hopelessness. However, we have the greater choice to respond rather than react in the most profound and positive manner to what we may encounter along this arduous road to finding a better you. Throughout this purpose driven life of mine, I have had the greatest of opportunities to build with adolescents, adults, couples, families, and large groups.
In facing challenges we often come across during these trying times it can often leave us with feelings of helplessness and hopelessness. However, we have the greater choice to respond rather than react in the most profound and positive manner to what we may encounter along this arduous road to finding a better you. Throughout this purpose driven life of mine, I have had the greatest of opportunities to build with adolescents, adults, couples, families, and large groups.
(346) 258-5954 View (346) 258-5954
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Kevin R Mack
Licensed Professional Counselor, MS, LPC, NCC
Verified Verified
3 Endorsed
Houston, TX 77074
Are you feeling stressed or frustrated? Maybe unsure of how to deal with life issues? With Cognitive Behavior Therapy I am able to use a scientific approach of treatment to help with decreasing impulsive behavior, increasing coping skills, and help find direction. I can help you develop the skills needed to improve communication and listening skills. While teaching you how to be the best form of you, without “Losing Your Cool” CBT proves to help with improving cognitive functioning and decrease a variety of mental health issues. Maybe you feel that your teen has changed overnight and refuses to communicate with you. Contact us
Are you feeling stressed or frustrated? Maybe unsure of how to deal with life issues? With Cognitive Behavior Therapy I am able to use a scientific approach of treatment to help with decreasing impulsive behavior, increasing coping skills, and help find direction. I can help you develop the skills needed to improve communication and listening skills. While teaching you how to be the best form of you, without “Losing Your Cool” CBT proves to help with improving cognitive functioning and decrease a variety of mental health issues. Maybe you feel that your teen has changed overnight and refuses to communicate with you. Contact us
(713) 936-2947 View (713) 936-2947
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Dolly Sanchez
Counselor
Verified Verified
Houston, TX 77074  (Online Only)
Hi there! I'm Dolly, lover of nature and all that is wild. I hug trees and love the smell of dirt. Are you finding it difficult to find a balance in your life? Does the stress of life become overwhelming to you at times? I help individuals prioritize what is important to them so that they can begin to live life based on what is wanted rather than a life they think they should be living. When an individual is going against what is true to their own nature this can lead to cycles of anxiety and depression and can oftentimes affect personal relationships.
Hi there! I'm Dolly, lover of nature and all that is wild. I hug trees and love the smell of dirt. Are you finding it difficult to find a balance in your life? Does the stress of life become overwhelming to you at times? I help individuals prioritize what is important to them so that they can begin to live life based on what is wanted rather than a life they think they should be living. When an individual is going against what is true to their own nature this can lead to cycles of anxiety and depression and can oftentimes affect personal relationships.
(346) 770-3484 View (346) 770-3484
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The Therapy Corner Counseling & Consulting, PLLC
Licensed Professional Counselor, MEd, LPC
Verified Verified
3 Endorsed
Houston, TX 77074
As your therapist and advocate, it is our goal to assist in navigating through life’s daily challenges. Picture being in a world where you didn’t have to travel alone. A world where you can feel safe and without judgment. Although stressors are inevitable, imagine changing your cognitions in order to handle the worlds sometime unfair yet intrinsic problems. Remember, you have not reached and impasse.
As your therapist and advocate, it is our goal to assist in navigating through life’s daily challenges. Picture being in a world where you didn’t have to travel alone. A world where you can feel safe and without judgment. Although stressors are inevitable, imagine changing your cognitions in order to handle the worlds sometime unfair yet intrinsic problems. Remember, you have not reached and impasse.
(832) 990-7703 View (832) 990-7703
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Alcohol and Drug Evaluations
Licensed Professional Counselor, PhD, LPC-S
Verified Verified
Houston, TX 77074
We are a trusted provider offering a comprehensive range of court-mandated and employer-mandated services. We provide court-approved drug and alcohol evaluations. Additional services include bariatric evaluations and emotional support animal (ESA) evaluations. Other courses include alcohol and drug awareness, anger management, and shoplifting.
We are a trusted provider offering a comprehensive range of court-mandated and employer-mandated services. We provide court-approved drug and alcohol evaluations. Additional services include bariatric evaluations and emotional support animal (ESA) evaluations. Other courses include alcohol and drug awareness, anger management, and shoplifting.
(832) 626-1185 View (832) 626-1185
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Melissa Switzer
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified Verified
Houston, TX 77074  (Online Only)
Hi there, I'm Melissa! My name is Melissa Switzer. I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) based near Austin, Texas. I work with clients state-wide utilizing telehealth. I work best with adolescents to adults, ranging in age from 10 and up. I specialize in anxiety, stress, depression, anger management, ADHD, grief, neurodivergence, trauma, and life issues associated with the LGBTQ-plus community as a straight ally. I use psychoanalytic and Cognitive Behavioral therapy to help clients reach their therapeutic goals.
Hi there, I'm Melissa! My name is Melissa Switzer. I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) based near Austin, Texas. I work with clients state-wide utilizing telehealth. I work best with adolescents to adults, ranging in age from 10 and up. I specialize in anxiety, stress, depression, anger management, ADHD, grief, neurodivergence, trauma, and life issues associated with the LGBTQ-plus community as a straight ally. I use psychoanalytic and Cognitive Behavioral therapy to help clients reach their therapeutic goals.
(866) 835-6029 View (866) 835-6029
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How does your Therapist compare?

Number of Therapists in 77074

30+

Average cost per session

$110

Therapists in 77074 who prioritize treating:

92% Depression
89% Anxiety
89% Self Esteem
86% Coping Skills
78% Anger Management
73% Relationship Issues
65% Stress

Average years in practice

10 Years

Top 3 insurances accepted

87% Aetna
87% Cigna and Evernorth
77% BlueCross and BlueShield

How Therapists in 77074 see their clients

68% In Person and Online
32% Online Only

Gender breakdown

73% Female
27% Male
FAQs - About Therapy and Counseling

How can I find a therapist in 77074?

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.

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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.