Therapists in 80549

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RH Counseling and Aromatherapy LLC
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPCCoWy, LPCAzNv, EMDR, CerBSP, Adv PIT
Verified
Wellington, CO 80549  (Online Only)
I enjoyed working for the Meadows Ranch in Wickenburg, Az and being able to provide therapies to women who are struggling with eating disorders, addictions, dual diagnosis, PTSD, family trauma, struggling in their marriage and other relationships. I have a passion for helping others and feel blessed when others allow me to assist them in their journey to recovery and meeting goals they have to pursue a better life or to improve their mental health and relationships. I am licensed in 4 states Az, Wy, Nv and Co.
I enjoyed working for the Meadows Ranch in Wickenburg, Az and being able to provide therapies to women who are struggling with eating disorders, addictions, dual diagnosis, PTSD, family trauma, struggling in their marriage and other relationships. I have a passion for helping others and feel blessed when others allow me to assist them in their journey to recovery and meeting goals they have to pursue a better life or to improve their mental health and relationships. I am licensed in 4 states Az, Wy, Nv and Co.
(970) 445-1830 View (970) 445-1830
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Tina Boyer
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, BSW, MSW, LCSW
Verified
Wellington, CO 80549
Virtual Only: Hi! I look forward to meeting you. During these unprecedented times, it can be much easier to feel isolated, depressed, or anxious. Talking with someone about these feelings takes strength and vulnerability. I hope to provide a safe place for you to explore feelings associated with stress, addiction, anxiety, depression, anger, hopelessness, recovery, relationships, PTSD, new or past trauma, and much more. Many people feel isolated and alone right now, seeking connection and attempting to make sense of the world we live in today. If this is something you are struggling with, please know you are not alone.
Virtual Only: Hi! I look forward to meeting you. During these unprecedented times, it can be much easier to feel isolated, depressed, or anxious. Talking with someone about these feelings takes strength and vulnerability. I hope to provide a safe place for you to explore feelings associated with stress, addiction, anxiety, depression, anger, hopelessness, recovery, relationships, PTSD, new or past trauma, and much more. Many people feel isolated and alone right now, seeking connection and attempting to make sense of the world we live in today. If this is something you are struggling with, please know you are not alone.
(970) 323-2579 View (970) 323-2579
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Waylon Cosner
Counselor, MA, LPCC
Verified
3 Endorsed
Wellington, CO 80549
I approach my counseling from a Christian foundation, believing that we are all created in the image of God and inherently valued. I welcome all clients regardless of their spiritual beliefs and am committed to their unique growth and healing path. I believe in the importance of a holistic “whole person” approach. Because recovery, healing, and growth can happen in many ways for each client, I believe an integrated approach works best for most people.
I approach my counseling from a Christian foundation, believing that we are all created in the image of God and inherently valued. I welcome all clients regardless of their spiritual beliefs and am committed to their unique growth and healing path. I believe in the importance of a holistic “whole person” approach. Because recovery, healing, and growth can happen in many ways for each client, I believe an integrated approach works best for most people.
(970) 296-5607 View (970) 296-5607
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Equus Vita Therapeutic Services, PLLC
Psychologist, PhD
Verified
Wellington, CO 80549
Not accepting new clients
I work from a collaborative and experiential approach and believe that you are the expert on your experience. I am here to come alongside and help guide you as you create and discover solutions. I have over 10 years of experience working with children, adolescents, and adults experiencing anxiety, depression, posttraumatic reactions, cognitive concerns, and co-morbid mental health and medical complaints.
I work from a collaborative and experiential approach and believe that you are the expert on your experience. I am here to come alongside and help guide you as you create and discover solutions. I have over 10 years of experience working with children, adolescents, and adults experiencing anxiety, depression, posttraumatic reactions, cognitive concerns, and co-morbid mental health and medical complaints.
(970) 475-8743 View (970) 475-8743
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Sam Hogan
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC
Verified
2 Endorsed
Wellington, CO 80549  (Online Only)
Waitlist for new clients
Sometimes we find ourselves struggling over things we "shouldn't" or feeling down, anxious, or stuck "for no reason." We often criticize ourselves for struggling or try to grin and bear it, but these options often make things worse or at best maintain the status quo. Therapy, however, can help us learn how to navigate life's challenges and be kinder to ourselves in the process. Within the context of a genuine, empathic, collaborative, and non-judgmental therapeutic relationship, my goal is to help you learn about yourself, and together move you towards living the life you want.
Sometimes we find ourselves struggling over things we "shouldn't" or feeling down, anxious, or stuck "for no reason." We often criticize ourselves for struggling or try to grin and bear it, but these options often make things worse or at best maintain the status quo. Therapy, however, can help us learn how to navigate life's challenges and be kinder to ourselves in the process. Within the context of a genuine, empathic, collaborative, and non-judgmental therapeutic relationship, my goal is to help you learn about yourself, and together move you towards living the life you want.
(970) 900-6068 View (970) 900-6068
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Pia Jansen, LCSW
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, MMS
Verified
2 Endorsed
Wellington, CO 80549
It is an honor for me to work with people who have courage to reach out for support We are really unique because we offer, besides in person and virtual counseling, my herd of 6 equines to support you in finding peace of mind and quality of life . I specialize in a number of evidence-based psychotherapeutic techniques . We work with horses to uncover painful patterns and search for wholeness. . In addition I offer nature therapy with a combination of utilizing art and stories. For more please contact me as I meet each individual, couple or family where they are at.
It is an honor for me to work with people who have courage to reach out for support We are really unique because we offer, besides in person and virtual counseling, my herd of 6 equines to support you in finding peace of mind and quality of life . I specialize in a number of evidence-based psychotherapeutic techniques . We work with horses to uncover painful patterns and search for wholeness. . In addition I offer nature therapy with a combination of utilizing art and stories. For more please contact me as I meet each individual, couple or family where they are at.
(970) 239-8318 View (970) 239-8318
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Jessy Pratt
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified
Wellington, CO 80549
Everyone has a story, and I make myself available in a safe and comfortable space to help you process your history, understand how it is impacting you today, and learn how to regain your sense of purpose through it all. I come from a “whole-person” approach, which means physical, mental, and spiritual health are all connected, and we can talk about one or all. My goal is to help you move through this process in a timely, but emotionally safe, manner, so you can flourish in your own space without me.
Everyone has a story, and I make myself available in a safe and comfortable space to help you process your history, understand how it is impacting you today, and learn how to regain your sense of purpose through it all. I come from a “whole-person” approach, which means physical, mental, and spiritual health are all connected, and we can talk about one or all. My goal is to help you move through this process in a timely, but emotionally safe, manner, so you can flourish in your own space without me.
(970) 538-8072 View (970) 538-8072
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Specialty Counseling & Consulting, LLC
Verified
Wellington, CO 80549
Welcome to Specialty! We are a group of counselors with our own specialty areas. We believe in a “goodness of fit,” and want you to connect with your ideal counselor. We are currently accepting new clients and can provide both in-person and virtual sessions. Our team can treat most conditions and we accept most insurances. Check out our website for more information about who we are. We hope to hear from you soon!
Welcome to Specialty! We are a group of counselors with our own specialty areas. We believe in a “goodness of fit,” and want you to connect with your ideal counselor. We are currently accepting new clients and can provide both in-person and virtual sessions. Our team can treat most conditions and we accept most insurances. Check out our website for more information about who we are. We hope to hear from you soon!
(970) 825-1531 View (970) 825-1531
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Deborah Coyote
Counselor, MA, LPC, NCC
Verified
Wellington, CO 80549
I am a psychoanalytical psychotherapist. This means we work together from a holistic perspective, with the unconscious and your dreams and your personal life experience, including trauma. I work with clients who no longer want to be limited by their reactive patterns, cultural conditioning, insecure attachment styles and past traumas, helping them to embody new possibilities in life and love. Therapy provides a ritualized setting for a process that encourages the development of the client's intimate awareness of him/herself. We can remobilize the thwarted capacity to give and to receive love.
I am a psychoanalytical psychotherapist. This means we work together from a holistic perspective, with the unconscious and your dreams and your personal life experience, including trauma. I work with clients who no longer want to be limited by their reactive patterns, cultural conditioning, insecure attachment styles and past traumas, helping them to embody new possibilities in life and love. Therapy provides a ritualized setting for a process that encourages the development of the client's intimate awareness of him/herself. We can remobilize the thwarted capacity to give and to receive love.
(970) 372-4509 View (970) 372-4509
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Kari Weiler
Marriage & Family Therapist, MFT-C
Verified
4 Endorsed
Wellington, CO 80549
Are you struggling with your partner? Does your family feel out of control? Do you wonder how life became so unmanageable? I work with people struggling just like you. Using an attachment focused therapy, we'll work together to create secure connections and reduce anxiety. This approach has profound effects for couples with relationship and sexuality issues, social anxiety, recovering from trauma, or reengineering their life. I work with families, parents, and children recovering from trauma, illness, grief, loss, moving, and divorce.
Are you struggling with your partner? Does your family feel out of control? Do you wonder how life became so unmanageable? I work with people struggling just like you. Using an attachment focused therapy, we'll work together to create secure connections and reduce anxiety. This approach has profound effects for couples with relationship and sexuality issues, social anxiety, recovering from trauma, or reengineering their life. I work with families, parents, and children recovering from trauma, illness, grief, loss, moving, and divorce.
(303) 622-5946 View (303) 622-5946
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Fran Marmor
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified
Wellington, CO 80549
I understand that choosing a therapist can be overwhelming. With a positive attitude, sensitivity, and sense of humor, I will work closely with you to get your life or relationship back on track. No issue is too small or too big, and I truly believe that things can improve with hard work. I've helped with depression, anxiety, relationship difficulties, anger, etc. I work with individuals of all ages, as well as couples and families, and those who are skeptical about whether counseling can help are definitely welcome. I know therapy truly makes a difference if people are willing to try!
I understand that choosing a therapist can be overwhelming. With a positive attitude, sensitivity, and sense of humor, I will work closely with you to get your life or relationship back on track. No issue is too small or too big, and I truly believe that things can improve with hard work. I've helped with depression, anxiety, relationship difficulties, anger, etc. I work with individuals of all ages, as well as couples and families, and those who are skeptical about whether counseling can help are definitely welcome. I know therapy truly makes a difference if people are willing to try!
(970) 331-0480 View (970) 331-0480
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Kathryn Price Foster
Marriage & Family Therapist, MDiv, MS, LMFT
Verified
Wellington, CO 80549
Waitlist for new clients
Choosing a psychotherapist that fits your emotional needs and personal goals is an important decision. I am passionate to assist clients in their journey toward wholeness by utilizing evidence-based techniques including EMDR, IFS, Attachment and Family Systems. I have over 25 years of experience working with families, couples, parents, children, and individuals from diverse backgrounds. Areas of specialty include adoption and foster care, attachment and bonding, parenting, family and developmental transition issues, depression, anxiety, traumatic stress, and issues of faith and spirituality.
Choosing a psychotherapist that fits your emotional needs and personal goals is an important decision. I am passionate to assist clients in their journey toward wholeness by utilizing evidence-based techniques including EMDR, IFS, Attachment and Family Systems. I have over 25 years of experience working with families, couples, parents, children, and individuals from diverse backgrounds. Areas of specialty include adoption and foster care, attachment and bonding, parenting, family and developmental transition issues, depression, anxiety, traumatic stress, and issues of faith and spirituality.
(970) 672-4733 View (970) 672-4733
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Mackenzie Howshar
Marriage & Family Therapist, MS, LMFT, PACT-I, CAAP
Verified
3 Endorsed
Wellington, CO 80549
Are you feeling stuck, disconnected, depressed, anxious, or out of control in life or with your relationships? Are you having trouble knowing and communicating your thoughts and feelings to your partner? Whether you find yourself facing a dilemma or wanting more out of life, navigating these moments becomes easier when we understand and deepen our relationships with our selves, our emotional experiences, and with others. Through person-centered and experiential interventions, I can help you move into a place of safety, confidence, and healing so that you can show up and be present for yourself and with loved ones.
Are you feeling stuck, disconnected, depressed, anxious, or out of control in life or with your relationships? Are you having trouble knowing and communicating your thoughts and feelings to your partner? Whether you find yourself facing a dilemma or wanting more out of life, navigating these moments becomes easier when we understand and deepen our relationships with our selves, our emotional experiences, and with others. Through person-centered and experiential interventions, I can help you move into a place of safety, confidence, and healing so that you can show up and be present for yourself and with loved ones.
(970) 315-6733 View (970) 315-6733
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Aaron Hill
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, LAC, CCTP
Verified
2 Endorsed
Wellington, CO 80549
I'm looking for clients that are struggling with addiction, trauma and symptoms of trauma, relationship issues, men's issues, anxiety, depression, and self-esteem. I'm looking for people who recognize that they want to improve their life and view therapy as a supportive piece of that journey.
I'm looking for clients that are struggling with addiction, trauma and symptoms of trauma, relationship issues, men's issues, anxiety, depression, and self-esteem. I'm looking for people who recognize that they want to improve their life and view therapy as a supportive piece of that journey.
(970) 578-4680 View (970) 578-4680
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Alysson DeLange
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, LPC, LAC
Verified
1 Endorsed
Wellington, CO 80549
Not taking new clients. Waters Edge Healing LLC. Wait list available. I work with clients from a trauma-informed lens, giving them a safe space to connect between past trauma and behaviors they are currently experiencing. I use CBT, DBT, interpersonal, existential, and narrative modalities depending on my client’s needs. Other concepts of acceptance, surrender, self-awareness, and empowerment are also incorporated into my sessions. I work with humns od all identities including LGBTQIA+, BIPOC, BDSM and poly identities, as well as folx struggling with substance abuse or behavioral/process addictions.
Not taking new clients. Waters Edge Healing LLC. Wait list available. I work with clients from a trauma-informed lens, giving them a safe space to connect between past trauma and behaviors they are currently experiencing. I use CBT, DBT, interpersonal, existential, and narrative modalities depending on my client’s needs. Other concepts of acceptance, surrender, self-awareness, and empowerment are also incorporated into my sessions. I work with humns od all identities including LGBTQIA+, BIPOC, BDSM and poly identities, as well as folx struggling with substance abuse or behavioral/process addictions.
(970) 489-8937 View (970) 489-8937
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Jesselyn DeFilippo
Licensed Professional Counselor Candidate, LPCC , MA
Verified
2 Endorsed
Wellington, CO 80549
Hello! I know the process of finding a therapist can be a challenging task, and I wish you well on your search to find the perfect fit - you've already started the most difficult part! I am a Licensed Professional Counselor Candidate in the state of Colorado and feel deeply grateful to get to know every one of my clients, hear their unique story, and witness their growth and change. I have expertise working with adults who wish to address a variety of concerns including but not limited to: anxiety, depression, healing from traumatic experiences, and managing their relationship with alcohol/substances.
Hello! I know the process of finding a therapist can be a challenging task, and I wish you well on your search to find the perfect fit - you've already started the most difficult part! I am a Licensed Professional Counselor Candidate in the state of Colorado and feel deeply grateful to get to know every one of my clients, hear their unique story, and witness their growth and change. I have expertise working with adults who wish to address a variety of concerns including but not limited to: anxiety, depression, healing from traumatic experiences, and managing their relationship with alcohol/substances.
(970) 591-5818 View (970) 591-5818
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Aubrey Hahn
Counselor, MEd, LPC, NCC
Verified
Wellington, CO 80549
Right now, you are struggling, and it is hard to find the motivation and strength to get through each day. "Stressed out" is an understatement. Things are overwhelming and you feel like you are suffocating. It all happened so fast.
Right now, you are struggling, and it is hard to find the motivation and strength to get through each day. "Stressed out" is an understatement. Things are overwhelming and you feel like you are suffocating. It all happened so fast.
(970) 427-2297 View (970) 427-2297
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Jackie W Lynch
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified
Wellington, CO 80549
Not accepting new clients
My mission is to help people heal and find peace through a positive process that makes the work you’re doing exciting, even when it's hard. My approach is founded on the belief that we’re all “rough drafts”: people in progress, with countless opportunities for new iterations. We are never done with this process. Instead, we hope to become comfortable with being “in process.” I try give people a space to be imperfect while working toward a more authentic and intentional version of themselves.
My mission is to help people heal and find peace through a positive process that makes the work you’re doing exciting, even when it's hard. My approach is founded on the belief that we’re all “rough drafts”: people in progress, with countless opportunities for new iterations. We are never done with this process. Instead, we hope to become comfortable with being “in process.” I try give people a space to be imperfect while working toward a more authentic and intentional version of themselves.
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Stephanie Harris
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, LPC
Verified
Wellington, CO 80549
Not accepting new clients
In a culture that pushes for self-sufficiency and perfection, we all rely on coping mechanisms to keep up. Sometimes these coping mechanisms prove helpful, and over time, some prove harmful. I want to encourage you to settle in and take time to pause. To check in and see how you’re coping today. Pausing and listening to our bodies and emotions may feel scary, but you’re here. You’re brave. Many coping mechanisms in our society today promise relief, yet in actuality distance us from ourselves. Busy schedules, substances and media, all fall short of cultivating inner & outer peace.
In a culture that pushes for self-sufficiency and perfection, we all rely on coping mechanisms to keep up. Sometimes these coping mechanisms prove helpful, and over time, some prove harmful. I want to encourage you to settle in and take time to pause. To check in and see how you’re coping today. Pausing and listening to our bodies and emotions may feel scary, but you’re here. You’re brave. Many coping mechanisms in our society today promise relief, yet in actuality distance us from ourselves. Busy schedules, substances and media, all fall short of cultivating inner & outer peace.
(970) 636-1909 View (970) 636-1909
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Shanna Tipton-Green
Licensed Professional Counselor, MS, LPC
Verified
Wellington, CO 80549  (Online Only)
Hello! I am Shanna Tipton-Green, MS, LPC, and I hold a Master of Science degree in Rehabilitation Counseling, Addictions and Social Work. I am a Licensed Professional Counselor in Colorado through the Department of Regulatory Agencies. I work with all types of issues: anxiety, adjustment issues, grief, depression, issues of focus, stress, identity, sexuality. I have extensive training in the field of developmental trauma. I have found that what helps people most is for me to provide a safe space where a person feels seen and heard. Connection heals.
Hello! I am Shanna Tipton-Green, MS, LPC, and I hold a Master of Science degree in Rehabilitation Counseling, Addictions and Social Work. I am a Licensed Professional Counselor in Colorado through the Department of Regulatory Agencies. I work with all types of issues: anxiety, adjustment issues, grief, depression, issues of focus, stress, identity, sexuality. I have extensive training in the field of developmental trauma. I have found that what helps people most is for me to provide a safe space where a person feels seen and heard. Connection heals.
(970) 463-3391 View (970) 463-3391

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How does your Therapist compare?

Number of Therapists in 80549

20+

Average cost per session

$135

Therapists in 80549 who prioritize treating:

100% Depression
100% Anxiety
96% Relationship Issues
88% Trauma and PTSD
88% Self Esteem
88% Stress
80% Grief

Average years in practice

8 Years

Top 3 insurances accepted

80% Aetna
67% Cigna and Evernorth
67% UnitedHealthcare UHC | UBH

How Therapists in 80549 see their clients

84% In Person and Online
16% Online Only

Gender breakdown

87% Female
13% Male

FAQs - About Therapy and Counseling

How can I find a therapist in 80549?

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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.