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Izabela Weber
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, MS, LPC, NCC
Verified Verified
A key question is: are you new to counseling or did previous therapy not fulfill your expectations? I am a seasoned counselor focused on achieving CONCRETE GOALS that we establish together at the beginning of the therapy process. I frequently assess whether you have been making significant progress. If not, we work together on applying alternative methods in order to get where you want and need to be. In my cozy private practice office, you will be receiving my complete attention. This is a place where you find acceptance, peace of mind, and solutions to questions that have been troubling you for a long time.
A key question is: are you new to counseling or did previous therapy not fulfill your expectations? I am a seasoned counselor focused on achieving CONCRETE GOALS that we establish together at the beginning of the therapy process. I frequently assess whether you have been making significant progress. If not, we work together on applying alternative methods in order to get where you want and need to be. In my cozy private practice office, you will be receiving my complete attention. This is a place where you find acceptance, peace of mind, and solutions to questions that have been troubling you for a long time.
(480) 520-1381 View (480) 520-1381
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Tara Nicole Kiener
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, LPC, LBA
Verified Verified
We are all in this together and I would love to offer support and hope on your journey! I have a desire to help fellow neurodivergent people to feel heard, understood, and accepted. I will listen to, acknowledge, and strive to understand your fears, your inner struggles, and the dilemmas you are faced with. I will be there to help you determine what is preventing you from living your best life. Your story matters.
We are all in this together and I would love to offer support and hope on your journey! I have a desire to help fellow neurodivergent people to feel heard, understood, and accepted. I will listen to, acknowledge, and strive to understand your fears, your inner struggles, and the dilemmas you are faced with. I will be there to help you determine what is preventing you from living your best life. Your story matters.
(480) 418-4905 View (480) 418-4905
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Headway
BA, MSW, LCSW
Verified Verified
I have 20+years of experience in mental health therapy with specializations in depression and anxiety. I address most mental health issues such as self esteem, problem solving, serious mental illness, women's issues, grief ,addiction and aging. Anyone having any of these issues will be well served I feel. I am a great listener who is supportive, positive, and friendly. My approach to therapy is my life's work. I am unique because I have had issues in the past and received very positive and adaptive help. I consider that my therapy is effective and has been verified by 100's of clients who rated me 4.8 to 5 Stars.
I have 20+years of experience in mental health therapy with specializations in depression and anxiety. I address most mental health issues such as self esteem, problem solving, serious mental illness, women's issues, grief ,addiction and aging. Anyone having any of these issues will be well served I feel. I am a great listener who is supportive, positive, and friendly. My approach to therapy is my life's work. I am unique because I have had issues in the past and received very positive and adaptive help. I consider that my therapy is effective and has been verified by 100's of clients who rated me 4.8 to 5 Stars.
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Azure Counseling and Consulting, PLLC
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, BA, MSW, LCSW
Verified Verified
Azure Counseling and Consulting, PLLC is owned by lead clinician Katie M. Golbeck, LCSW. She is a responsive mental health practitioner, serving all ages, and specializing in older adult issues. Her interventions are centered in positive psychology methods, creating a dynamic and fresh therapeutic atmosphere. She promotes practical approaches that stimulate immediate stability, resilience, and change. If you are experiencing phase of life issues, low motivation, or poor relationship/life satisfaction, Azure Counseling has solutions!
Azure Counseling and Consulting, PLLC is owned by lead clinician Katie M. Golbeck, LCSW. She is a responsive mental health practitioner, serving all ages, and specializing in older adult issues. Her interventions are centered in positive psychology methods, creating a dynamic and fresh therapeutic atmosphere. She promotes practical approaches that stimulate immediate stability, resilience, and change. If you are experiencing phase of life issues, low motivation, or poor relationship/life satisfaction, Azure Counseling has solutions!
(480) 405-5159 View (480) 405-5159
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Lisa Fortino
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LCSW
Verified Verified
I came to this work as a result of the adoption of my daughter through the foster care system in California. From the day I began work, I have devoted my work to the well-being of others. I specialize in: EMDR, Cognitive Behavior Therapy, trauma therapy, Gottman Method of couples therapy, Expressive Arts Therapy, strengths-base therapies and more. I am committed to helping individuals, couples, and families through difficult times and assist people in finding their best selves. I truly have seen real growth and healing in people through positive guidance.
I came to this work as a result of the adoption of my daughter through the foster care system in California. From the day I began work, I have devoted my work to the well-being of others. I specialize in: EMDR, Cognitive Behavior Therapy, trauma therapy, Gottman Method of couples therapy, Expressive Arts Therapy, strengths-base therapies and more. I am committed to helping individuals, couples, and families through difficult times and assist people in finding their best selves. I truly have seen real growth and healing in people through positive guidance.
(480) 498-0848 View (480) 498-0848
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Susan Adams
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LCSW, C-IAYT
Verified Verified
Fountain Hills, AZ 85268  (Online Only)
Offering a supportive and integrative approach using a variety of therapeutic modalities and coaching techniques to support your life's journey. I am licensed to practice psychotherapy in Arizona, Colorado, Florida, Idaho and Illinois. I am a Certified Yoga Therapist (C-IYAT), a Healing Touch Practitioner and a student of Integrative Health. I studied at the Chopra Center for Wellbeing, certified in Ayurvedic Health, Meditation and Yoga.
Offering a supportive and integrative approach using a variety of therapeutic modalities and coaching techniques to support your life's journey. I am licensed to practice psychotherapy in Arizona, Colorado, Florida, Idaho and Illinois. I am a Certified Yoga Therapist (C-IYAT), a Healing Touch Practitioner and a student of Integrative Health. I studied at the Chopra Center for Wellbeing, certified in Ayurvedic Health, Meditation and Yoga.
(480) 725-3470 View (480) 725-3470
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Michaesha (My-Kee-Sha) Hinton
Pre-Licensed Professional, MA
Verified Verified
Hey! I practice a person-centered approach. I offer a safe place for you to process your feelings and come up with your own solutions with a little guidance. Though I enjoy helping people of all ethnicities and from all different religious + cultural backgrounds. My focus is on children, tweens, teens and young adults who reside in "Non Traditional" homes. I am culturally & religious aware, LGBTQ+ and justice impacted sensitive with a strong understanding of what it takes to serve those who may feel that others have given upon them. In addition to those who reside in a single parent home, divorced, separated or blended family homes.
Hey! I practice a person-centered approach. I offer a safe place for you to process your feelings and come up with your own solutions with a little guidance. Though I enjoy helping people of all ethnicities and from all different religious + cultural backgrounds. My focus is on children, tweens, teens and young adults who reside in "Non Traditional" homes. I am culturally & religious aware, LGBTQ+ and justice impacted sensitive with a strong understanding of what it takes to serve those who may feel that others have given upon them. In addition to those who reside in a single parent home, divorced, separated or blended family homes.
(623) 471-1332 View (623) 471-1332
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COUNSELING WITH CARE
Licensed Professional Counselor, MC, LPC, NCC
Verified Verified
There is no such thing as "normal." I embrace the uniqueness of each client. After assessing your individual needs I draw from an eclectic variety of therapeutic techniques, such as Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing (EMDR) as well as Christian principles if the client chooses (all faiths and backgrounds are welcomed). Your time is precious and I treat it as such by asking the right questions providing straight forward feedback with genuine empathy. You have come to me for help and I am honored to be a part of your journey. Visit : Www.counselingwc.com
There is no such thing as "normal." I embrace the uniqueness of each client. After assessing your individual needs I draw from an eclectic variety of therapeutic techniques, such as Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing (EMDR) as well as Christian principles if the client chooses (all faiths and backgrounds are welcomed). Your time is precious and I treat it as such by asking the right questions providing straight forward feedback with genuine empathy. You have come to me for help and I am honored to be a part of your journey. Visit : Www.counselingwc.com
(480) 690-9424 View (480) 690-9424
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Klara Alexandra Esposito
MA, MS
Verified Verified
Not accepting new clients
Spectrum disorders affect 1 in 36 children in the United States, and with social media bringing awareness, it can be confusing to navigate a new diagnosis with various forms of information being shared. If you or your child has recently received a spectrum diagnosis, know that you are not alone. Nurturing this journey through proven modalities bolstered by peer-reviewed research and empirical data is central to achieving practical outcomes and overall well-being. Every person's journey is unique and should be explored through methods that ensure a welcoming and safe environment.
Spectrum disorders affect 1 in 36 children in the United States, and with social media bringing awareness, it can be confusing to navigate a new diagnosis with various forms of information being shared. If you or your child has recently received a spectrum diagnosis, know that you are not alone. Nurturing this journey through proven modalities bolstered by peer-reviewed research and empirical data is central to achieving practical outcomes and overall well-being. Every person's journey is unique and should be explored through methods that ensure a welcoming and safe environment.
(480) 436-0382 View (480) 436-0382
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Wanda J. Crews
Psychologist, PhD
Verified Verified
Scottsdale, AZ 85268
I have practiced as a clinical psychologist for over 35 years. I still consider it a privilege to empower clients to solve the complications and problems they are facing. My practice has shown me that every individual is able to positively change his or her ways of thinking, feeling, and behaving, provided that he or she remains motivated and embracing of change. I treat people from diverse backgrounds for a variety of problems, including: anxiety, depression, relationship problems, postpartum difficulties, parenting problems and child custody issues. I also work with patients who are coping with aging and chronic illnesses.
I have practiced as a clinical psychologist for over 35 years. I still consider it a privilege to empower clients to solve the complications and problems they are facing. My practice has shown me that every individual is able to positively change his or her ways of thinking, feeling, and behaving, provided that he or she remains motivated and embracing of change. I treat people from diverse backgrounds for a variety of problems, including: anxiety, depression, relationship problems, postpartum difficulties, parenting problems and child custody issues. I also work with patients who are coping with aging and chronic illnesses.
(610) 981-2459 View (610) 981-2459
Jessica Mormann
CNP, PMHNP
Verified Verified
Fountain Hills, AZ 85268  (Online Only)
Are you struggling to balance your physical and mental health? Are things becoming unmanageable? Is your time limited? Then welcome to WellPsyche! WellPsyche provides experts in the field of Adult and Child/Adolescent Psychiatry. Our practice offers the latest in psychiatry including Telemedicine! Now you can visit with your psychiatrist from the privacy and convenience of your home or work. Our providers take a Conservative and Effective approach to medication management and can help you balance your life.
Are you struggling to balance your physical and mental health? Are things becoming unmanageable? Is your time limited? Then welcome to WellPsyche! WellPsyche provides experts in the field of Adult and Child/Adolescent Psychiatry. Our practice offers the latest in psychiatry including Telemedicine! Now you can visit with your psychiatrist from the privacy and convenience of your home or work. Our providers take a Conservative and Effective approach to medication management and can help you balance your life.
(480) 908-8066 View (480) 908-8066
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Kelly B Carlson
Licensed Professional Counselor, MC, LPC, NCC
Verified Verified
2 Endorsed
As a counselor serving the community for 24 years, I enjoy working with clients who desire to work as a team. As a team, the counselor/client relationship is most important. It is a mutual respect and motivation to achieve the goals and objectives designed early on in treatment. As your counselor, I am committed to working to my best ability to provide a safe, supportive and encouraging environment and do all I can to help you to achieve your goals. As a client, you commit to your work and appointments.
As a counselor serving the community for 24 years, I enjoy working with clients who desire to work as a team. As a team, the counselor/client relationship is most important. It is a mutual respect and motivation to achieve the goals and objectives designed early on in treatment. As your counselor, I am committed to working to my best ability to provide a safe, supportive and encouraging environment and do all I can to help you to achieve your goals. As a client, you commit to your work and appointments.
(480) 418-6841 View (480) 418-6841
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Grace Weyrauch
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, LPC
Verified Verified
Welcome to my private practice in Scottsdale, AZ where I have provided psychotherapy since 2001. I enjoy having a variety of clients to work with, including couples, individuals, adolescents, and families. My clinical approach is solution-focused, rooted largely in cognitive-behavioral therapy. I specialize in mood and anxiety disorders, OCD, family systems therapy, behavioral issues with children/teens, relationship issues, and stage of life changes. My clinical style is goal-oriented; I'm direct in providing observations and always seeking your feedback regarding the efficacy and the outcomes you are experiencing in therapy.
Welcome to my private practice in Scottsdale, AZ where I have provided psychotherapy since 2001. I enjoy having a variety of clients to work with, including couples, individuals, adolescents, and families. My clinical approach is solution-focused, rooted largely in cognitive-behavioral therapy. I specialize in mood and anxiety disorders, OCD, family systems therapy, behavioral issues with children/teens, relationship issues, and stage of life changes. My clinical style is goal-oriented; I'm direct in providing observations and always seeking your feedback regarding the efficacy and the outcomes you are experiencing in therapy.
(480) 428-2565 View (480) 428-2565
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Balanced Beings Counseling
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT
Verified Verified
I specialize in providing individual and family therapy to children, adolescents, and families. My passion is to help children, families, and individuals of all ages experiencing relational or behavioral difficulties find healing and an increased sense of well-being. Trauma healing, ADHD, and eating disorder recovery are some of my special interest areas. And with specialized training, I am able to apply many of the techniques that my adult clients find helpful to my work with younger children using play therapy, sand tray therapy, art therapy and EMDR techniques.
I specialize in providing individual and family therapy to children, adolescents, and families. My passion is to help children, families, and individuals of all ages experiencing relational or behavioral difficulties find healing and an increased sense of well-being. Trauma healing, ADHD, and eating disorder recovery are some of my special interest areas. And with specialized training, I am able to apply many of the techniques that my adult clients find helpful to my work with younger children using play therapy, sand tray therapy, art therapy and EMDR techniques.
(480) 573-6390 View (480) 573-6390
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Renee Ellen Siegel
Drug & Alcohol Counselor, MA, LISAC, MAC, PCC, HHP
Verified Verified
I specialize in 3 areas: relationships, addiction recovery & wellness. Using a holistic approach, I work with clients to identify underlying issues and concerns that keep clients from making sustainable change, while creating an environment where clients feel valued and safe. I use the Enneagram of personality typology with clients so they can identify their mental, emotional, and behavioral patterns and raise self-awareness. Clients are introduced to Enneagram type based practices they can use on their own to sustain desired change.
I specialize in 3 areas: relationships, addiction recovery & wellness. Using a holistic approach, I work with clients to identify underlying issues and concerns that keep clients from making sustainable change, while creating an environment where clients feel valued and safe. I use the Enneagram of personality typology with clients so they can identify their mental, emotional, and behavioral patterns and raise self-awareness. Clients are introduced to Enneagram type based practices they can use on their own to sustain desired change.
(480) 269-9745 View (480) 269-9745
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ADD Clinic
MSW, LCSW, DCSW
Verified Verified
The ADD CLINIC has specialized in ADD with children, adolesents, and adults for 27 years! We have a state-of-the-art comprehensive evaluation process that includes computerized testing, history, rating scales, and Quantitative EEG topographic brainmapping. Treatment is multi-modal and can include medication or EEG neurofeedback instead and skill training.
The ADD CLINIC has specialized in ADD with children, adolesents, and adults for 27 years! We have a state-of-the-art comprehensive evaluation process that includes computerized testing, history, rating scales, and Quantitative EEG topographic brainmapping. Treatment is multi-modal and can include medication or EEG neurofeedback instead and skill training.
(480) 269-9738 View (480) 269-9738
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Rick Day
Psychologist, PsyD, PhD, ABPP, MBA
Verified Verified
The people I usually work with are individuals and couples who are facing important life or relationship challenges and have tried the typical strategies for improvement or making changes. I work best with those who want to take an honest and thorough look at his / her / their functioning and set in motion pragmatic steps toward sustaining a genuinely better life. While conflict and various forms of emotionality are a normal part of life, when these experiences negatively affect one's capacity to have a successful, enjoyable or fulfilling life, it is important to consider other avenues of support.
The people I usually work with are individuals and couples who are facing important life or relationship challenges and have tried the typical strategies for improvement or making changes. I work best with those who want to take an honest and thorough look at his / her / their functioning and set in motion pragmatic steps toward sustaining a genuinely better life. While conflict and various forms of emotionality are a normal part of life, when these experiences negatively affect one's capacity to have a successful, enjoyable or fulfilling life, it is important to consider other avenues of support.
(480) 568-6042 View (480) 568-6042
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Suzanne DeSerto
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT, CADC, CTC
Verified Verified
My experience is working with individuals, adolescents, couples and families and my areas of specialties are marriage & family therapy, addictions, alcoholism/substance abuse, adolescents, depression/anxiety, fertility issues, LGBTQ*, divorce/co-parenting. I have a warm and empathic style and focus on strengths that allows a client to empower themselves.
My experience is working with individuals, adolescents, couples and families and my areas of specialties are marriage & family therapy, addictions, alcoholism/substance abuse, adolescents, depression/anxiety, fertility issues, LGBTQ*, divorce/co-parenting. I have a warm and empathic style and focus on strengths that allows a client to empower themselves.
(480) 442-7881 View (480) 442-7881
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Gina Candelaria
Licensed Professional Counselor, MEd, MC, LPC
Verified Verified
I believe every person has talents and a unique purpose in life. Sometimes issues arise that cause distress and unhappiness. Do you awaken feeling ready to take on the day? Do you have a sense of drive, ambition, fulfillment and enjoyment in your life? If you have children, are they happy and reaching their potential? If not, then perhaps the support and guidance of counseling can help you and/or your children. If you are feeling stuck or challenged beyond your own resources, engaging in counseling can help you get back on the right track.
I believe every person has talents and a unique purpose in life. Sometimes issues arise that cause distress and unhappiness. Do you awaken feeling ready to take on the day? Do you have a sense of drive, ambition, fulfillment and enjoyment in your life? If you have children, are they happy and reaching their potential? If not, then perhaps the support and guidance of counseling can help you and/or your children. If you are feeling stuck or challenged beyond your own resources, engaging in counseling can help you get back on the right track.
(480) 428-2939 View (480) 428-2939
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Karen Lamb
Licensed Professional Counselor, NMD, MC, LPC
Verified Verified
2 Endorsed
Imagine waking up each morning with a clear mind, excited to accomplish your daily goals. What would it feel like to have emotional peace – free from anxiety and overwhelm? Crossing things off your lists, getting proper sleep, being able to say no instead of always trying to accommodate others could be your reality with the right tools and guidance.
Imagine waking up each morning with a clear mind, excited to accomplish your daily goals. What would it feel like to have emotional peace – free from anxiety and overwhelm? Crossing things off your lists, getting proper sleep, being able to say no instead of always trying to accommodate others could be your reality with the right tools and guidance.
(303) 803-7734 View (303) 803-7734
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How does your Therapist compare?

Number of Therapists in 85268

40+

Average cost per session

$167

Therapists in 85268 who prioritize treating:

96% Anxiety
91% Depression
83% Self Esteem
81% Relationship Issues
79% Coping Skills
72% Trauma and PTSD
70% Grief

Average years in practice

18 Years

Top 3 insurances accepted

83% Aetna
78% BlueCross and BlueShield
78% UnitedHealthcare UHC | UBH

How Therapists in 85268 see their clients

79% In Person and Online
21% Online Only

Gender breakdown

87% Female
13% Male
FAQs - About Therapy and Counseling

How can I find a therapist in 85268?

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.