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Eileen Jandrisevits
Marriage & Family Therapist, MS, MFT, CADC-I, IATP, SAP
Verified Verified
Having trouble communicating with the people who matter in your life? I will help you develop better communication skills. Using a brain based methodology, you learn how early experiences in your life may have altered or stunted your ability to be the confident, comfortable person you want to become. You deserve to be that person and those with whom you interact will be gratified with your heightened confidence , self-esteem and positive energy! Our work together is focus-based and anxiety reducing. Whether you arrive alone, as a couple, parent, child, family member or employer/employee, mutual respect defines our journey together.
Having trouble communicating with the people who matter in your life? I will help you develop better communication skills. Using a brain based methodology, you learn how early experiences in your life may have altered or stunted your ability to be the confident, comfortable person you want to become. You deserve to be that person and those with whom you interact will be gratified with your heightened confidence , self-esteem and positive energy! Our work together is focus-based and anxiety reducing. Whether you arrive alone, as a couple, parent, child, family member or employer/employee, mutual respect defines our journey together.
(831) 263-5014 View (831) 263-5014
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Jennifer Golden
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, IFECMHS
Verified Verified
Everyone experiences challenges and pain in life, yet when they happen to you it's an experience that is uniquely yours. It takes courage to face uncomfortable feelings and to cultivate an open heart. To recognize you need support and seek treatment is good coping. I work with a wide variety of clients experiencing traumas; transitions; anxiety and OCD; grief and loss; sad mood, guilt, hopelessness; excessive worry; overwhelm; irritability/anger; relationship strain/conflict; identity issues; and work/school stress. I'm trained in pregnancy/postpartum adjustments through Postpartum Support International, and OCD through IOCDF/BTTI.
Everyone experiences challenges and pain in life, yet when they happen to you it's an experience that is uniquely yours. It takes courage to face uncomfortable feelings and to cultivate an open heart. To recognize you need support and seek treatment is good coping. I work with a wide variety of clients experiencing traumas; transitions; anxiety and OCD; grief and loss; sad mood, guilt, hopelessness; excessive worry; overwhelm; irritability/anger; relationship strain/conflict; identity issues; and work/school stress. I'm trained in pregnancy/postpartum adjustments through Postpartum Support International, and OCD through IOCDF/BTTI.
(831) 287-8306 View (831) 287-8306
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Elizabeth Chamberlain
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT
Verified Verified
Change is possible. Together we will focus on making that change happen. In our work together we will explore what brought you to therapy and identify goals you want to reach. I will hold space for you to be able to explore your psyche with compassion and non-judgement. We will work collaboratively using my training in counseling psychology to guide us into exploring the parts of your life and psychology you are interested in examining. We will bring what we learn back to practical steps you can implement in your daily life to support you in achieving change. Together we will move in the direction you want your life to go.
Change is possible. Together we will focus on making that change happen. In our work together we will explore what brought you to therapy and identify goals you want to reach. I will hold space for you to be able to explore your psyche with compassion and non-judgement. We will work collaboratively using my training in counseling psychology to guide us into exploring the parts of your life and psychology you are interested in examining. We will bring what we learn back to practical steps you can implement in your daily life to support you in achieving change. Together we will move in the direction you want your life to go.
(831) 222-8487 View (831) 222-8487
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Kate Newhouse
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT
Verified Verified
When people first present to my office, they have a range of significant concerns. It might be medical, school or work related or family dynamics, and, of course, life stressors. Through our work together you will build new awareness and tools. Human beings naturally trend toward health when they are able to build self inquiry, self awareness, and compassionate connection. The goal is to thrive.
When people first present to my office, they have a range of significant concerns. It might be medical, school or work related or family dynamics, and, of course, life stressors. Through our work together you will build new awareness and tools. Human beings naturally trend toward health when they are able to build self inquiry, self awareness, and compassionate connection. The goal is to thrive.
(831) 249-0820 View (831) 249-0820
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Robin DeFilippi
Counselor, MA, LPCC
Verified Verified
We all face challenges in life, some greater than others. Many of us struggle with anxiety, depression, loss, relationship problems, and various types of trauma. Healing the past does not mean that we get to erase our experiences, but it does mean that our past no longer gets to control our present. I consider it a privilege to help facilitate a client's journey from dysfunctional beliefs and behaviors, to healthy ways of being in the world. I believe it is important that mind, body, and spirit are all functioning as healthily as possible in order to live ones best life.
We all face challenges in life, some greater than others. Many of us struggle with anxiety, depression, loss, relationship problems, and various types of trauma. Healing the past does not mean that we get to erase our experiences, but it does mean that our past no longer gets to control our present. I consider it a privilege to help facilitate a client's journey from dysfunctional beliefs and behaviors, to healthy ways of being in the world. I believe it is important that mind, body, and spirit are all functioning as healthily as possible in order to live ones best life.
(201) 989-0463 View (201) 989-0463
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Amy Saum Somers
Counselor, LPCC
Verified Verified
I look forward to connecting with you in a safe and healthy way. I believe you have everything within you to heal and will assist in exploring how trauma shaped your world through attachment or otherwise. We are all wired for connection; together we will mindfully investigate how you join your world presently in order to choose who and how you want to be. I welcome reprocessing any trauma that continues to prevent you from fully living. I enjoy working with individuals (children, tweens, teens and adults), couples and families as needed in support of individuals or couples.
I look forward to connecting with you in a safe and healthy way. I believe you have everything within you to heal and will assist in exploring how trauma shaped your world through attachment or otherwise. We are all wired for connection; together we will mindfully investigate how you join your world presently in order to choose who and how you want to be. I welcome reprocessing any trauma that continues to prevent you from fully living. I enjoy working with individuals (children, tweens, teens and adults), couples and families as needed in support of individuals or couples.
(831) 244-9253 View (831) 244-9253
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Ross E. Farley III
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT
Verified Verified
Carmel By The Sea, CA 93921  (Online Only)
**100% ONLINE TELE-HEALTH/VIDEO THERAPY** I have spent many years working with a number of different populations, from Autism Spectrum Disorders to Eating and Feeding Disorders. The beauty of working in mental health for almost half my life is that I truly believe in the power of the therapeutic process and how we address the things in life that are no longer functional. The root cause of the distress is my focus because it demands such intricate and tactful navigation.
**100% ONLINE TELE-HEALTH/VIDEO THERAPY** I have spent many years working with a number of different populations, from Autism Spectrum Disorders to Eating and Feeding Disorders. The beauty of working in mental health for almost half my life is that I truly believe in the power of the therapeutic process and how we address the things in life that are no longer functional. The root cause of the distress is my focus because it demands such intricate and tactful navigation.
(831) 264-1817 View (831) 264-1817
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Andrea Fuller
Marriage & Family Therapist, MFT
Verified Verified
Carmel, CA 93921  (Online Only)
How can you create the Life of your Dreams? The answers are within you! I simply help you discover them. In an atmosphere of partnership, you discover inner resources, clarify desires, and develop insights and skills to manage life more effectively. You are unique, and I draw upon extensive training in a variety of therapeutic approaches to most effectively address your unique needs. Whether the problem is related to career, your relationship with others or your relationship with yourself, I help you recognize and overcome obstacles to success. You deserve a full and happy life, and you can create it!
How can you create the Life of your Dreams? The answers are within you! I simply help you discover them. In an atmosphere of partnership, you discover inner resources, clarify desires, and develop insights and skills to manage life more effectively. You are unique, and I draw upon extensive training in a variety of therapeutic approaches to most effectively address your unique needs. Whether the problem is related to career, your relationship with others or your relationship with yourself, I help you recognize and overcome obstacles to success. You deserve a full and happy life, and you can create it!
(831) 621-5387 View (831) 621-5387
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Gina Wind
Psychologist, PhD
Verified Verified
Carmel, CA 93921
I specialize in supporting women, college-aged individuals, young girls and teens. Together, we focus on your anxiety, depression and finding goals. All of these are quite treatable. Positive Psychology is a valuable tool for feeling supported and safe to talk about absolutely everything. A trusted psychologist reminds others of their strengths, how to center, self-regulate and feel more solid in oneself. For decades, I have treated ambiguous issues, offered compassionate therapy with depression, anxiety, and low self-esteem. Additionally, I support families and LGBTQ+ individuals. Feel free to contact me about positively anything.
I specialize in supporting women, college-aged individuals, young girls and teens. Together, we focus on your anxiety, depression and finding goals. All of these are quite treatable. Positive Psychology is a valuable tool for feeling supported and safe to talk about absolutely everything. A trusted psychologist reminds others of their strengths, how to center, self-regulate and feel more solid in oneself. For decades, I have treated ambiguous issues, offered compassionate therapy with depression, anxiety, and low self-esteem. Additionally, I support families and LGBTQ+ individuals. Feel free to contact me about positively anything.
(831) 621-5873 View (831) 621-5873
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Los Gatos Counseling Center
Marriage & Family Therapist, MFT, PhD, MA
Verified Verified
2 Endorsed
Carmel, CA 93921
Have you spent time trying to claw your way out of a deep, dark cave of depression? Unhappiness feels scary, unfair and even shameful. We are here to help you identify patterns & behaviors you can change to realize true happiness and make the most of yourself. You will learn to recognize and accept your emotions as separate from who you are. We will identify current and past relationships that may be impacting how you experience life and work to improve your understanding of these relationships and communication to continue developing new and better connections. The most important relationship is your relationship with yourself!
Have you spent time trying to claw your way out of a deep, dark cave of depression? Unhappiness feels scary, unfair and even shameful. We are here to help you identify patterns & behaviors you can change to realize true happiness and make the most of yourself. You will learn to recognize and accept your emotions as separate from who you are. We will identify current and past relationships that may be impacting how you experience life and work to improve your understanding of these relationships and communication to continue developing new and better connections. The most important relationship is your relationship with yourself!
(408) 831-3850 View (408) 831-3850
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Stephanie Chastain
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, MFT
Not Verified Not Verified
Carmel, CA 93921
Not accepting new clients
If you are experiencing life’s bumps in the road, or feeling like you’re stuck, I can help. I am available to provide you and your family with compassionate, non-judgmental guidance. With 25 years experience, I specialize in relationships, couples, marital issues, divorce recovery, blended families, step parenting, women’s issues and transitions, mid-life changes, step parenting, blended families and military families.
If you are experiencing life’s bumps in the road, or feeling like you’re stuck, I can help. I am available to provide you and your family with compassionate, non-judgmental guidance. With 25 years experience, I specialize in relationships, couples, marital issues, divorce recovery, blended families, step parenting, women’s issues and transitions, mid-life changes, step parenting, blended families and military families.
(831) 216-5385 View (831) 216-5385
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Alison Hunter Therapy
Marriage & Family Therapist, MS, MFT
Verified Verified
Carmel, CA 93921
I believe that therapy is a partnership between the therapist and you, the client. I will work with you to support the process of growth and discovery as well as to work toward the goals which brought you to therapy. In my work with couples, individuals, families, and children, I use a strengths based, collaborative approach. Whether you want to improve your relationships, learn new coping skills, develop your parenting skills, or work toward other personal goals, I encourage you to give me a call so we can develop a plan which will work for you.
I believe that therapy is a partnership between the therapist and you, the client. I will work with you to support the process of growth and discovery as well as to work toward the goals which brought you to therapy. In my work with couples, individuals, families, and children, I use a strengths based, collaborative approach. Whether you want to improve your relationships, learn new coping skills, develop your parenting skills, or work toward other personal goals, I encourage you to give me a call so we can develop a plan which will work for you.
(831) 621-5240 View (831) 621-5240
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Callie Lynn McKenzie
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT, CCBT, CCTP
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Carmel, CA 93921
I passionately believe in each individual's ability to evolve through self-actualization. My approach is to work collaboratively with individuals, youth and families in order to reach their potential and live the lives they desire. Sadness, stress, anger, fear, and communication problems can impede growth and success. I provide a warm, comfortable, and supportive environment to work on challenges so that you and your family can achieve a happy, balanced life.
I passionately believe in each individual's ability to evolve through self-actualization. My approach is to work collaboratively with individuals, youth and families in order to reach their potential and live the lives they desire. Sadness, stress, anger, fear, and communication problems can impede growth and success. I provide a warm, comfortable, and supportive environment to work on challenges so that you and your family can achieve a happy, balanced life.
(707) 629-4107 View (707) 629-4107
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Sonia Blue
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT
Verified Verified
Carmel, CA 93921  (Online Only)
Change is possible and we DO get better! I have experienced this personally and have witnessed it again and again in my 30 years as a psychotherapist. I have been privileged to accompany countless individuals, couples and families on their journey to health and wholeness. Healing the past, relating to others with greater intimacy and authenticity, communicating more effectivley and creating meaning as we grow and change are just some of the possibilities positive, compassionate and effective therapy can offer.
Change is possible and we DO get better! I have experienced this personally and have witnessed it again and again in my 30 years as a psychotherapist. I have been privileged to accompany countless individuals, couples and families on their journey to health and wholeness. Healing the past, relating to others with greater intimacy and authenticity, communicating more effectivley and creating meaning as we grow and change are just some of the possibilities positive, compassionate and effective therapy can offer.
(831) 531-2730 View (831) 531-2730
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Daniel S Robbins
Psychologist, PhD
Verified Verified
Carmel, CA 93921
I have over 40 years experience, 20 in the Monterey Peninsula. I believe that the key to most emotional and psychological problems lies in relationships, those in the past and in the present. Learned conscious and unconscious behavior patterns can cause difficulties in life, and these behavior problems can be changed or modified. My approach is eclectic, utilizing Gestalt Therapy, psychodrama, Transactional Analysis, Cognitive Therapy, and other modalities within a psychodynamic framework. I work with adults, adolescents, couples, and families. I see people who are depressed, stressed, anxious, or who are having relationship or sexual problems.
I have over 40 years experience, 20 in the Monterey Peninsula. I believe that the key to most emotional and psychological problems lies in relationships, those in the past and in the present. Learned conscious and unconscious behavior patterns can cause difficulties in life, and these behavior problems can be changed or modified. My approach is eclectic, utilizing Gestalt Therapy, psychodrama, Transactional Analysis, Cognitive Therapy, and other modalities within a psychodynamic framework. I work with adults, adolescents, couples, and families. I see people who are depressed, stressed, anxious, or who are having relationship or sexual problems.
(831) 216-6765 View (831) 216-6765
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Christina Shamah
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, MFT
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Carmel, CA 93921
Are you searching for a sense of purpose, to better understand or be understood by others? Are you looking for support in making decisions more aligned with your values? I utilize an integrative counseling style tailored to your unique needs, providing the opportunity for you to tap into your strengths. Insight gained may provide you the opportunity to manage stressors and to make self driven choices in a balanced manner. Approaching life's most difficult challenges in a confidential way may allow you to work towards your goals, providing you the opportunity to safely delve into your relationship struggles.
Are you searching for a sense of purpose, to better understand or be understood by others? Are you looking for support in making decisions more aligned with your values? I utilize an integrative counseling style tailored to your unique needs, providing the opportunity for you to tap into your strengths. Insight gained may provide you the opportunity to manage stressors and to make self driven choices in a balanced manner. Approaching life's most difficult challenges in a confidential way may allow you to work towards your goals, providing you the opportunity to safely delve into your relationship struggles.
(831) 920-4874 View (831) 920-4874
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David E Blasband
Psychologist, PhD
Verified Verified
I work with individuals in both brief and longer-term psychotherapy. I practice integrative therapy that is strongly grounded in psychodynamic, cognitive-behavioral and solution-focused approaches. I strive to help clients increase awareness of thoughts and feelings, gain a better understanding of how their past contributes to their development, and gain skills in coping with stress and changing behaviors. I view psychotherapy as a collaborative process in which the client and therapist work together to develop goals and treatment plans.
I work with individuals in both brief and longer-term psychotherapy. I practice integrative therapy that is strongly grounded in psychodynamic, cognitive-behavioral and solution-focused approaches. I strive to help clients increase awareness of thoughts and feelings, gain a better understanding of how their past contributes to their development, and gain skills in coping with stress and changing behaviors. I view psychotherapy as a collaborative process in which the client and therapist work together to develop goals and treatment plans.
(831) 233-8219 View (831) 233-8219
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Daisy Alcala
Marriage & Family Therapist, MS, LMFT
Verified Verified
Carmel, CA 93921
Everyone’s story is different and filled with ups and downs. Life can become difficult and overwhelming at times. We may feel we need additional support, a safe space, and someone to speak to. My hope is to be able to provide that for my clients through a non-judgemental lens. I work alongside clients and help them navigate through emotions utilizing a person-centered approach. Creating trust and safety to allow clients to be as they are.
Everyone’s story is different and filled with ups and downs. Life can become difficult and overwhelming at times. We may feel we need additional support, a safe space, and someone to speak to. My hope is to be able to provide that for my clients through a non-judgemental lens. I work alongside clients and help them navigate through emotions utilizing a person-centered approach. Creating trust and safety to allow clients to be as they are.
(661) 765-8671 View (661) 765-8671
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Colter Family Therapy
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT
Verified Verified
Carmel, CA 93921
What if you could literally change the neuroplasticity in your brain to heal from trauma? As a Certified Psychedelic Assisted Psychotherapist (PAP)...I can help you do that. Ketamine-assisted therapy is a scientifically proven approach to long-term alleviation from chronic mental health challenges in a much shorter period than conventional therapy. If you are experiencing symptoms related to depression, anxiety, relational issues, addictions, or anger...I can help. If you have debilitating PTSD or thoughts of suicide...I can help:) Licensed in California and Arizona:)
What if you could literally change the neuroplasticity in your brain to heal from trauma? As a Certified Psychedelic Assisted Psychotherapist (PAP)...I can help you do that. Ketamine-assisted therapy is a scientifically proven approach to long-term alleviation from chronic mental health challenges in a much shorter period than conventional therapy. If you are experiencing symptoms related to depression, anxiety, relational issues, addictions, or anger...I can help. If you have debilitating PTSD or thoughts of suicide...I can help:) Licensed in California and Arizona:)
(928) 272-1950 View (928) 272-1950
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Amanda Cheyenne Weston
Counselor, MA, LPCC
Verified Verified
Carmel, CA 93921
Offering long-term therapy as well as intro 4-week Specialties Packages. Themes include: sex and relationship coaching, IFS parts work, ceremony and rites of passage design, mindfulness training, body image, nature connection, social navigation, rich relationships, and boundary strengthening. In person on Fridays in downtown Monterey. www.natureconnecttherapy.com
Offering long-term therapy as well as intro 4-week Specialties Packages. Themes include: sex and relationship coaching, IFS parts work, ceremony and rites of passage design, mindfulness training, body image, nature connection, social navigation, rich relationships, and boundary strengthening. In person on Fridays in downtown Monterey. www.natureconnecttherapy.com
(831) 298-8903 View (831) 298-8903

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How does your Therapist compare?

Number of Therapists in 93921

20+

Average cost per session

$175

Therapists in 93921 who prioritize treating:

100% Anxiety
93% Self Esteem
89% Depression
82% Relationship Issues
82% Coping Skills
75% Trauma and PTSD
75% Stress

Average years in practice

14 Years

Top 3 insurances accepted

53% Other
37% Aetna
32% UnitedHealthcare UHC | UBH

How Therapists in 93921 see their clients

75% In Person and Online
25% Online Only

Gender breakdown

85% Female
15% Male
FAQs - About Therapy and Counseling

How can I find a therapist in 93921?

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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.