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Heath Walker Tolleson
Licensed Professional Counselor Associate, MEd
Verified Verified
New Braunfels, TX 78132
Everyone is on their own path, and everyone's path is their own. I like to think of the client/therapist relationship as "co-travelers." Meaning, we are both on this journey together. I believe in a holistic approach to a person's emotional well-being can make all the difference in the world. I want to help clients to become more aware of how the world around them can have sudden, as well as, long term affects when it comes to therapy. If we can be present with our thoughts and ourselves, we're half way there.
Everyone is on their own path, and everyone's path is their own. I like to think of the client/therapist relationship as "co-travelers." Meaning, we are both on this journey together. I believe in a holistic approach to a person's emotional well-being can make all the difference in the world. I want to help clients to become more aware of how the world around them can have sudden, as well as, long term affects when it comes to therapy. If we can be present with our thoughts and ourselves, we're half way there.
(830) 443-9989 View (830) 443-9989
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Rebecca Ayala
Licensed Professional Counselor, MS, MA, LPC, NCC
Verified Verified
New Braunfels, TX 78132
There are so many surprises and experiences in the world to shape and grow us, some of which can be life-changing or hard to move past. It is easy to become voiceless, bottle things up, or notice that you completely have changed yourself to merely get by. Normalcy is often what everyone wants, but yet, to achieve it can be a constant battle with unending emotions. I have an innate drive and passion for supporting others and helping them reach their full potential as they navigate through transitions, adolescence, and other milestones in life, regardless of age group.
There are so many surprises and experiences in the world to shape and grow us, some of which can be life-changing or hard to move past. It is easy to become voiceless, bottle things up, or notice that you completely have changed yourself to merely get by. Normalcy is often what everyone wants, but yet, to achieve it can be a constant battle with unending emotions. I have an innate drive and passion for supporting others and helping them reach their full potential as they navigate through transitions, adolescence, and other milestones in life, regardless of age group.
(210) 934-7768 View (210) 934-7768
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Emily Roman
Licensed Master Social Worker, LCSW, EMDR Tr
Verified Verified
New Braunfels, TX 78132  (Online Only)
Good day to you. Congratulations on taking your first step toward experiencing freedom and healthy functioning. Currently, I provide support to people working through trauma and associated mental health challenges. Specifically, my focus is EMDR therapy (for adults, teens, and children), but I have experience and training in working with cognitive-behavioral, narrative, solution-focused, and additional modalities. I look forward to the opportunity to equip you to reach your goals!
Good day to you. Congratulations on taking your first step toward experiencing freedom and healthy functioning. Currently, I provide support to people working through trauma and associated mental health challenges. Specifically, my focus is EMDR therapy (for adults, teens, and children), but I have experience and training in working with cognitive-behavioral, narrative, solution-focused, and additional modalities. I look forward to the opportunity to equip you to reach your goals!
(830) 261-3819 View (830) 261-3819
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Brittany R. Gold
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified Verified
New Braunfels, TX 78132
Waitlist for new clients
You know you want things to be different, but you aren't really sure where to begin or how... that's absolutely okay. Maybe you've tried counseling/therapy before or maybe it's your first time - I'm glad you're here. As a therapist, I strive to create an atmosphere that is comfortable and safe, an environment where we can share in your struggles and build on your strengths.
You know you want things to be different, but you aren't really sure where to begin or how... that's absolutely okay. Maybe you've tried counseling/therapy before or maybe it's your first time - I'm glad you're here. As a therapist, I strive to create an atmosphere that is comfortable and safe, an environment where we can share in your struggles and build on your strengths.
(512) 489-3781 View (512) 489-3781
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Katya Parra
Marriage & Family Therapist Associate, MFTA
Verified Verified
New Braunfels, TX 78132
I'm Katya, a bilingual Marriage and Family Therapist committed to nurturing solid connections. Fluent in English and Spanish, I create an inclusive and culturally sensitive space for my clients. Armed with a Master's degree in Marriage and Family Therapy, I specialize in guiding individuals, couples, and families through the complexities of relationships. My warm, empathetic approach and cross-cultural understanding make me a trusted guide toward healthier and more fulfilling connections.
I'm Katya, a bilingual Marriage and Family Therapist committed to nurturing solid connections. Fluent in English and Spanish, I create an inclusive and culturally sensitive space for my clients. Armed with a Master's degree in Marriage and Family Therapy, I specialize in guiding individuals, couples, and families through the complexities of relationships. My warm, empathetic approach and cross-cultural understanding make me a trusted guide toward healthier and more fulfilling connections.
(830) 396-6135 View (830) 396-6135
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Rona Lambert
Counselor, MA, LPC
Verified Verified
New Braunfels, TX 78132
I am a licensed professional counselor in Texas with over 10 years of experience working as a counselor. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, relationship issues, career challenges, trauma, and grief and loss. My counseling style is warm and interactive. I believe in treating anyone with respect, sensitivity, and compassion, and I don't believe in stigmatizing labels. My approach combines client-centered.
I am a licensed professional counselor in Texas with over 10 years of experience working as a counselor. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, relationship issues, career challenges, trauma, and grief and loss. My counseling style is warm and interactive. I believe in treating anyone with respect, sensitivity, and compassion, and I don't believe in stigmatizing labels. My approach combines client-centered.
(830) 498-0595 View (830) 498-0595
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Suzanne Martin
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, LPC
Verified Verified
New Braunfels, TX 78132  (Online Only)
Helping clients who struggle with depression and anxiety is my specialty. I'll support you in creating a life worth living based on what is most important to you. I believe each individual has an inner wisdom and therapy will help you honor and connect with that important aspect of self. My approach uses cognitive and dialectical behavioral tools, mindfulness and self-compassion to facilitate wholeness in mind, body and spirit.
Helping clients who struggle with depression and anxiety is my specialty. I'll support you in creating a life worth living based on what is most important to you. I believe each individual has an inner wisdom and therapy will help you honor and connect with that important aspect of self. My approach uses cognitive and dialectical behavioral tools, mindfulness and self-compassion to facilitate wholeness in mind, body and spirit.
(830) 465-3668 View (830) 465-3668
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Tommy Saathoff
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, LPC
Verified Verified
New Braunfels, TX 78132  (Online Only)
I am a Licensed Professional Counselor and reside in Texas, I am also licensed in Colorado, Florida, and Utah. I specialize in helping you identify and overcome issues that hinder your day-to-day enjoyment of life and/or interfere with progress towards the goals you have set. In over thirty years of private practice counseling I have learned to meet clients’ needs not only with continued education and research but also through a multitude of life experiences. I enjoy working with a diverse range of clients. I believe trust is a fundamental element in any relationship. This trust has to be developed and nurtured to remain genuine.
I am a Licensed Professional Counselor and reside in Texas, I am also licensed in Colorado, Florida, and Utah. I specialize in helping you identify and overcome issues that hinder your day-to-day enjoyment of life and/or interfere with progress towards the goals you have set. In over thirty years of private practice counseling I have learned to meet clients’ needs not only with continued education and research but also through a multitude of life experiences. I enjoy working with a diverse range of clients. I believe trust is a fundamental element in any relationship. This trust has to be developed and nurtured to remain genuine.
(830) 402-6350 View (830) 402-6350
Anxious Gal’s Guide
Licensed Professional Counselor, MS, LPC-TX, LPCC-OH
Verified Verified
New Braunfels, TX 78132  (Online Only)
Welcome to Anxious Gal’s Guide. Solution Focused Stress & Anxiety Therapy for Women. Solution focused therapy is right for you if you want therapy to be present & future focused on your goal & less on exploring past experiences. Schedule a free consultation to learn more.
Welcome to Anxious Gal’s Guide. Solution Focused Stress & Anxiety Therapy for Women. Solution focused therapy is right for you if you want therapy to be present & future focused on your goal & less on exploring past experiences. Schedule a free consultation to learn more.
(830) 339-7716 View (830) 339-7716
Photo of Stephen D Miller, Licensed Professional Counselor in 78132, TX
Stephen D Miller
Licensed Professional Counselor, MS, LPC, NCC
Verified Verified
New Braunfels, TX 78132  (Online Only)
Our mental and physical states are interconnected. I approach counseling from a holistic standpoint, integrating mindfulness into evidence-based practices including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy (REBT). Together, we will utilize your strengths, along with a variety of therapeutic tools to help you identify roadblocks, overcome challenges, and live life to the fullest. Expect unwavering support, empathy, and guidance on your path to healing and personal transformation. Your mental and emotional well-being are my top priority, and I am here to accompany you every step of the way.
Our mental and physical states are interconnected. I approach counseling from a holistic standpoint, integrating mindfulness into evidence-based practices including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy (REBT). Together, we will utilize your strengths, along with a variety of therapeutic tools to help you identify roadblocks, overcome challenges, and live life to the fullest. Expect unwavering support, empathy, and guidance on your path to healing and personal transformation. Your mental and emotional well-being are my top priority, and I am here to accompany you every step of the way.
(830) 590-1517 View (830) 590-1517
Photo of Delight M. Renken, Licensed Professional Counselor in 78132, TX
Delight M. Renken
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, LPC-S, S
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
New Braunfels, TX 78132
I offer individual, couples, and family counseling. Are you wondering how counseling can help you? Sometimes life throws us a curve ball and a specific issue comes up. You and I would consider short term, solution-focused counseling as a strategy to work on your concern. Is there a relationship in your life that feels strained? Our counseling process would likely include working to improve communication patterns and re-discovering the needs of all concerned. For more chronic issues like depression and anxiety, developing coping skills and improving self-talk and self-image can create significant relief in your life.
I offer individual, couples, and family counseling. Are you wondering how counseling can help you? Sometimes life throws us a curve ball and a specific issue comes up. You and I would consider short term, solution-focused counseling as a strategy to work on your concern. Is there a relationship in your life that feels strained? Our counseling process would likely include working to improve communication patterns and re-discovering the needs of all concerned. For more chronic issues like depression and anxiety, developing coping skills and improving self-talk and self-image can create significant relief in your life.
(830) 715-4420 View (830) 715-4420
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Esperanza Care Services
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified Verified
New Braunfels, TX 78132
My practice is for those who are experiencing anxiety, stress, and mental health disturbances or spiritual disturbances. This world/universe is changing quite rapidly, causing us to feel out of our mind! My goal is to help those who don't fit into the conventional therapy approaches. I help with building self-esteem, confidence, and empower clients to be their best! If any of this resonateswith you, give me a call. It is my highest calling to assist with your personal growth.
My practice is for those who are experiencing anxiety, stress, and mental health disturbances or spiritual disturbances. This world/universe is changing quite rapidly, causing us to feel out of our mind! My goal is to help those who don't fit into the conventional therapy approaches. I help with building self-esteem, confidence, and empower clients to be their best! If any of this resonateswith you, give me a call. It is my highest calling to assist with your personal growth.
(210) 942-9646 View (210) 942-9646
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Laura Meggen Gray
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LMSW
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
New Braunfels, TX 78132
Waitlist for new clients
I work with adults ages 19+. I have experience working with individuals, couples, and groups. I am a trauma based, and focused clinician. As a trauma informed clinician I work well with many groups of individuals that have experienced forms of trauma at different or constant points in their lives. I specialize in working with active military, veterans, first responders, and those with cooccurring disorders. I have experience with diverse populations and am multiculturally informed. I am curious of your lived experience. Although it may be the source of the pain you carry unseen, I believe in it we can also find your place to heal.
I work with adults ages 19+. I have experience working with individuals, couples, and groups. I am a trauma based, and focused clinician. As a trauma informed clinician I work well with many groups of individuals that have experienced forms of trauma at different or constant points in their lives. I specialize in working with active military, veterans, first responders, and those with cooccurring disorders. I have experience with diverse populations and am multiculturally informed. I am curious of your lived experience. Although it may be the source of the pain you carry unseen, I believe in it we can also find your place to heal.
(830) 224-2260 View (830) 224-2260
Photo of Jeana Martin, Licensed Professional Counselor in 78132, TX
Jeana Martin
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, LPC, SE-Adv
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
New Braunfels, TX 78132
Thanks for stopping by!! Do you have big questions about what you have experienced in your life and you seek healing? ​ Do you want to grow in your relationships with others and yourself? ​ Do you struggle with anxiety, depression, grief or find yourself in the midst of a transition? I love questions and helping people as they learn more about themselves and their own capacity for healing and wholeness. Do you travel often? Is scheduling an in-person appointment difficult? ​ Have you struggled to find a therapist you work well with? ​ If so, online counseling might be an alternative for you!
Thanks for stopping by!! Do you have big questions about what you have experienced in your life and you seek healing? ​ Do you want to grow in your relationships with others and yourself? ​ Do you struggle with anxiety, depression, grief or find yourself in the midst of a transition? I love questions and helping people as they learn more about themselves and their own capacity for healing and wholeness. Do you travel often? Is scheduling an in-person appointment difficult? ​ Have you struggled to find a therapist you work well with? ​ If so, online counseling might be an alternative for you!
(512) 359-8755 View (512) 359-8755
Photo of Mee-Gaik Lim Ph.d, Licensed Professional Counselor in 78132, TX
Mee-Gaik Lim Ph.d
Licensed Professional Counselor, PhD, LPC-S, LMFT-S, AAMFT-S
Verified Verified
3 Endorsed
New Braunfels, TX 78132
The counseling relationship is based on creating an accepting, respectful, warm, collaborative working environment to guide you to create and re-write healthy scripts in your personal journey. The key is to construct opportunities for you to gain insights into personal patterns and simultaneously strengthen connections in relationships. Efforts will focus on helping you explore your strengths and successes and explore effective ways to enhance personal growth and relationship satisfaction.
The counseling relationship is based on creating an accepting, respectful, warm, collaborative working environment to guide you to create and re-write healthy scripts in your personal journey. The key is to construct opportunities for you to gain insights into personal patterns and simultaneously strengthen connections in relationships. Efforts will focus on helping you explore your strengths and successes and explore effective ways to enhance personal growth and relationship satisfaction.
(830) 708-6762 View (830) 708-6762
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Tammy Fisher Aasect Sex Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LPC-S, LMFT-S, CST
Verified Verified
7 Endorsed
New Braunfels, TX 78132  (Online Only)
Relationships are hard. Only our closest loved ones, especially those we share a bed with, can stir up our most intense feelings of emotional pain, disappointment and shame. We often respond to these emotions with anger, withdraw, control or resistance which leads to conflict, emotional distance and the dreaded dead bedroom syndrome. Having disagreements in a relationship is expected. We all have our own ways of seeing, feeling and thinking about things including sex. The key to a healthy relationship is to be able to acknowledge the differences and communicate in a way that is genuine, supportive and understanding.
Relationships are hard. Only our closest loved ones, especially those we share a bed with, can stir up our most intense feelings of emotional pain, disappointment and shame. We often respond to these emotions with anger, withdraw, control or resistance which leads to conflict, emotional distance and the dreaded dead bedroom syndrome. Having disagreements in a relationship is expected. We all have our own ways of seeing, feeling and thinking about things including sex. The key to a healthy relationship is to be able to acknowledge the differences and communicate in a way that is genuine, supportive and understanding.
(512) 940-1168 View (512) 940-1168
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Spirit of Joy Counseling Services, PLLC
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC, MEd, NCC
Verified Verified
3 Endorsed
New Braunfels, TX 78132  (Online Only)
Certified Grief Informed Professional I am trained in Grief Counseling and it is one of my specialties. Loss of all kinds happens to all of us and how we move and heal through the process of grief can affect our lives and our relationships. We truly do have a "Duty to Grieve" and many times need someone to walk with us down that path of learning to live in a different way. Professional help can be a huge assistance during this time. Please consider scheduling a session to see if this will be beneficial to you during this difficult and trying time. It would be my honor to walk with you on this path of healing.
Certified Grief Informed Professional I am trained in Grief Counseling and it is one of my specialties. Loss of all kinds happens to all of us and how we move and heal through the process of grief can affect our lives and our relationships. We truly do have a "Duty to Grieve" and many times need someone to walk with us down that path of learning to live in a different way. Professional help can be a huge assistance during this time. Please consider scheduling a session to see if this will be beneficial to you during this difficult and trying time. It would be my honor to walk with you on this path of healing.
(830) 971-0893 View (830) 971-0893
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Austin Mackey
Licensed Professional Counselor Associate, LPC-A
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
New Braunfels, TX 78132
The ideal client presents in therapy for any life challenge who extends their hand out, reaching for help. From life adjustments to major mental health needs, honesty and openness for a client to explore themselves with a desire to grow is paramount within our collaborative counseling space. Clients should look to learn about themselves such as their; strengths, needs, and boundaries.
The ideal client presents in therapy for any life challenge who extends their hand out, reaching for help. From life adjustments to major mental health needs, honesty and openness for a client to explore themselves with a desire to grow is paramount within our collaborative counseling space. Clients should look to learn about themselves such as their; strengths, needs, and boundaries.
(830) 396-4126 View (830) 396-4126
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Ellie Mental Health New Braunfels
Licensed Professional Counselor, PhD, LPC-S
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
New Braunfels, TX 78132
At Ellie Mental Health-New Braunfels, our goal is to make getting mental health care the norm. And while we know that going to therapy and being vulnerable with someone you just met can seem scary, we do everything we can to make each session as comfortable and fun as possible. As your professional secret keepers, we aim to walk along this journey with you and provide you with a safe place to talk, decompress, and heal.
At Ellie Mental Health-New Braunfels, our goal is to make getting mental health care the norm. And while we know that going to therapy and being vulnerable with someone you just met can seem scary, we do everything we can to make each session as comfortable and fun as possible. As your professional secret keepers, we aim to walk along this journey with you and provide you with a safe place to talk, decompress, and heal.
(830) 402-5890 View (830) 402-5890
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Tonya M Boyd
Licensed Professional Counselor, MSc, LPC
Verified Verified
New Braunfels, TX 78132  (Online Only)
We all deserve to feel at home and safe in our bodies and minds, and it’s my passion to help others find this place. Are you in need of affordable and flexible counseling? Do you feel stressed, overwhelmed, confused, or frustrated with life? Are you seeking support, guidance, and understanding? Do you feel you have little support, and no one to talk to or listen? Are you seeking self-empowerment? Are you seeking to overcome life’s challenges and reach your personal goals? You came to the right profile. Here at Ellie Mental Heath, we accept self-pay and insurance. Hit me up to schedule your appointment.
We all deserve to feel at home and safe in our bodies and minds, and it’s my passion to help others find this place. Are you in need of affordable and flexible counseling? Do you feel stressed, overwhelmed, confused, or frustrated with life? Are you seeking support, guidance, and understanding? Do you feel you have little support, and no one to talk to or listen? Are you seeking self-empowerment? Are you seeking to overcome life’s challenges and reach your personal goals? You came to the right profile. Here at Ellie Mental Heath, we accept self-pay and insurance. Hit me up to schedule your appointment.
(210) 417-4809 View (210) 417-4809

How does your Therapist compare?

Number of Therapists in 78132

50+

Average cost per session

$125

Therapists in 78132 who prioritize treating:

92% Anxiety
85% Depression
81% Self Esteem
79% Relationship Issues
72% Coping Skills
64% Stress
62% Peer Relationships

Average years in practice

10 Years

Top 3 insurances accepted

84% BlueCross and BlueShield
78% UnitedHealthcare UHC | UBH
76% Aetna

How Therapists in 78132 see their clients

76% In Person and Online
24% Online Only

Gender breakdown

88% Female
12% Male

FAQs - About Therapy and Counseling

How can I find a therapist in 78132?

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.