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Brett Wheeler
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT, JD, PhD
Verified Verified
Berkeley, CA 94709
Waitlist for new clients
My practice focuses on issues of self-esteem, relational intimacy, shame, personality disturbances, anxiety, depression, trauma, and life transitions. I work relationally and dynamically with a present-centered approach on issues as they are currently manifesting but with an eye to how they reflect deeper structures of clients' personalities and values. Therapy is not focused on fixing things, but on relaxing patterns of thinking, becoming more flexible in communicating emotion, building resilience, and being able to be more creative and trusting of oneself and others.
My practice focuses on issues of self-esteem, relational intimacy, shame, personality disturbances, anxiety, depression, trauma, and life transitions. I work relationally and dynamically with a present-centered approach on issues as they are currently manifesting but with an eye to how they reflect deeper structures of clients' personalities and values. Therapy is not focused on fixing things, but on relaxing patterns of thinking, becoming more flexible in communicating emotion, building resilience, and being able to be more creative and trusting of oneself and others.
(415) 562-4142 View (415) 562-4142
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Catherine Valdez
Marriage & Family Therapist, MS, MFT
Verified Verified
Berkeley, CA 94709
In this time of Covid I am providing therapy by phone, FaceTime or Zoom. We are all dealing with the unique emotional and physical impact of this time You may be feeling overwhelmed with feelings of sadness, worry, loss, despair, anger, fear, or confusion. These feelings may be personal or within your relationships. My goal is to provide a safe, non-judgemental place where we can work together to understand the meaning of your experience and how to realize your goals for a happier life and for loving relationships. We can address emotional problems, communication, parenting, illness, grief, addiction, and intimacy issues.
In this time of Covid I am providing therapy by phone, FaceTime or Zoom. We are all dealing with the unique emotional and physical impact of this time You may be feeling overwhelmed with feelings of sadness, worry, loss, despair, anger, fear, or confusion. These feelings may be personal or within your relationships. My goal is to provide a safe, non-judgemental place where we can work together to understand the meaning of your experience and how to realize your goals for a happier life and for loving relationships. We can address emotional problems, communication, parenting, illness, grief, addiction, and intimacy issues.
(510) 878-5325 View (510) 878-5325
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Monique Pierre-Louis
Psychologist, PsyD
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Berkeley, CA 94709
Not accepting new clients
We all can benefit from having a space to discuss our thoughts and learn more about ourselves. But deciding to go to therapy can be hard. My experience is working with Black, Indigenous, People of Color (BIPOC) and members of the LGBTQIA+ community. I have worked with people with various issues including, with anxiety, depression, stress, relational issues, social/racial identity, people pondering life choices, grappling with belonging, dealing with health conditions, struggling with sleep, the elderly, engineers at NASA, and people in the Silicon valley technology community. We all need to be listened to and heard by others.
We all can benefit from having a space to discuss our thoughts and learn more about ourselves. But deciding to go to therapy can be hard. My experience is working with Black, Indigenous, People of Color (BIPOC) and members of the LGBTQIA+ community. I have worked with people with various issues including, with anxiety, depression, stress, relational issues, social/racial identity, people pondering life choices, grappling with belonging, dealing with health conditions, struggling with sleep, the elderly, engineers at NASA, and people in the Silicon valley technology community. We all need to be listened to and heard by others.
(510) 896-3685 View (510) 896-3685
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Leah Bellack
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified Verified
Berkeley, CA 94709  (Online Only)
Hello there - my name is Leah and I'm a licensed therapist who loves helping individuals like you become more connected to yourself, your loved ones, and your communities as you reconnect with your power, voice, and direction in life. Being a human is tough and I became a therapist because I’m passionate about helping people increase their self-awareness and access the freedom and empowerment that I know is waiting for you!
Hello there - my name is Leah and I'm a licensed therapist who loves helping individuals like you become more connected to yourself, your loved ones, and your communities as you reconnect with your power, voice, and direction in life. Being a human is tough and I became a therapist because I’m passionate about helping people increase their self-awareness and access the freedom and empowerment that I know is waiting for you!
(760) 374-4291 View (760) 374-4291
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Catherine Cavette
Psychologist, PhD
Verified Verified
Berkeley, CA 94709  (Online Only)
Therapy is many levels of psychological work from resolving conflicts, to understanding the secrets we keep from ourselves and how they impact our lives. In addition to joy and success, many of us also experience trauma, grief, fear, anxiety, depression, anger, guilt, and shame, as well as physical illness. Fortunately, these challenges are a portal to self-knowledge that allows us to grow and to learn. Therapy is working together in a collaborative process tailored to meet your needs. It leads to profound understanding about how you make sense of yourself and others in your life, and how to change the ways you impact your world.
Therapy is many levels of psychological work from resolving conflicts, to understanding the secrets we keep from ourselves and how they impact our lives. In addition to joy and success, many of us also experience trauma, grief, fear, anxiety, depression, anger, guilt, and shame, as well as physical illness. Fortunately, these challenges are a portal to self-knowledge that allows us to grow and to learn. Therapy is working together in a collaborative process tailored to meet your needs. It leads to profound understanding about how you make sense of yourself and others in your life, and how to change the ways you impact your world.
(510) 661-3034 View (510) 661-3034
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Tamara Thebert
Marriage & Family Therapist, MFT
Verified Verified
4 Endorsed
Berkeley, CA 94709  (Online Only)
Do negative thoughts, feelings, sensations, and habits cause you to overidentify with a limited sense of self? Do you need a psychospiritual therapist that is skillful in helping you use past and present experiences, including the most difficult or traumatic ones, in service to your evolution and spiritual awakening - without bypassing challenges or dwelling on an outdated version of yourself? I can help. I specialize in helping women recognize & amplify inner resources to recover from trauma, anxiety, stress, and distress while attending to the important relationships in their lives - within the context of awakening.
Do negative thoughts, feelings, sensations, and habits cause you to overidentify with a limited sense of self? Do you need a psychospiritual therapist that is skillful in helping you use past and present experiences, including the most difficult or traumatic ones, in service to your evolution and spiritual awakening - without bypassing challenges or dwelling on an outdated version of yourself? I can help. I specialize in helping women recognize & amplify inner resources to recover from trauma, anxiety, stress, and distress while attending to the important relationships in their lives - within the context of awakening.
(510) 573-7698 View (510) 573-7698
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Nancy Compton
Psychologist, PhD
Verified Verified
Berkeley, CA 94709  (Online Only)
You really can have a life where you feel more connected, self assured, happier and at peace. You probably have been struggling for awhile and now you are ready to courageously face the difficulties that have kept you from living your best life. Your difficulties may stem from an unsatisfying relationship, unfulfilling job, or a history of trauma.
You really can have a life where you feel more connected, self assured, happier and at peace. You probably have been struggling for awhile and now you are ready to courageously face the difficulties that have kept you from living your best life. Your difficulties may stem from an unsatisfying relationship, unfulfilling job, or a history of trauma.
(341) 444-2059 View (341) 444-2059
Photo of Natasha Kumar, Marriage & Family Therapist in 94709, CA
Natasha Kumar
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Berkeley, CA 94709
Do you feel trapped in a daily struggle with food and your appearance? Have you made countless attempts to break free only to find yourself back in the same battle? Maybe it is difficult to imagine yourself being free when your self-worth is so closely tied to your body size, or when your relationship with food feels so out of control and when society and social media dictates the way we should look. Living this way is exhausting and draining. You do not want to feel this exhausted anymore. You want to love yourself and your body.
Do you feel trapped in a daily struggle with food and your appearance? Have you made countless attempts to break free only to find yourself back in the same battle? Maybe it is difficult to imagine yourself being free when your self-worth is so closely tied to your body size, or when your relationship with food feels so out of control and when society and social media dictates the way we should look. Living this way is exhausting and draining. You do not want to feel this exhausted anymore. You want to love yourself and your body.
(341) 999-5427 View (341) 999-5427
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Dr. Raquel Henry
Psychologist, PsyD
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Berkeley, CA 94709  (Online Only)
I am dedicated to providing a safe place where we can work through your experiences together. I understand that it is a privilege to bear witness to your vulnerability, so I will support you with compassion and a strengths-based approach. You are the expert in your life and my goal is to listen and help you identify the patterns or behaviors you have developed throughout your life that no longer serve you.
I am dedicated to providing a safe place where we can work through your experiences together. I understand that it is a privilege to bear witness to your vulnerability, so I will support you with compassion and a strengths-based approach. You are the expert in your life and my goal is to listen and help you identify the patterns or behaviors you have developed throughout your life that no longer serve you.
(341) 888-6442 View (341) 888-6442
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Amy Attiyeh
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Berkeley, CA 94709
When personally challenged, you might draw on strategies that help you through without helping you grow. When heard and valued, the human spirit is resilient in sometimes surprising ways. I work collaboratively with you, respecting and listening for your particular and unique challenges and potential. I help you to cultivate as well as practice what needs to be developed and integrated in your life. I consider my own study of psychotherapy to be a lifelong practice and work with somatic and relational principles. I welcome you to bring your concerns. I am committed to bring the skills and training of my years in this work.
When personally challenged, you might draw on strategies that help you through without helping you grow. When heard and valued, the human spirit is resilient in sometimes surprising ways. I work collaboratively with you, respecting and listening for your particular and unique challenges and potential. I help you to cultivate as well as practice what needs to be developed and integrated in your life. I consider my own study of psychotherapy to be a lifelong practice and work with somatic and relational principles. I welcome you to bring your concerns. I am committed to bring the skills and training of my years in this work.
(510) 768-7255 View (510) 768-7255
Photo of Dr. Penelope Asay, Psychologist in 94709, CA
Dr. Penelope Asay
Psychologist, PhD, ABPP
Verified Verified
Berkeley, CA 94709
It may have taken you a long time to get here, or maybe just a few sleepless nights. The fact you're here today means something is different from yesterday. You may be ready for something different in your life. A good fit with a therapist is key in supporting and helping you figure out what and how to make the change(s) you want. I'm genuine, collaborative, and transparent. Fundamentally, we all struggle with making the most of our lives and relationships, with meaning, purpose, connection, and belonging. Therapy brings our expertise together to help identify and create what will make your life more satisfying and fulfilling.
It may have taken you a long time to get here, or maybe just a few sleepless nights. The fact you're here today means something is different from yesterday. You may be ready for something different in your life. A good fit with a therapist is key in supporting and helping you figure out what and how to make the change(s) you want. I'm genuine, collaborative, and transparent. Fundamentally, we all struggle with making the most of our lives and relationships, with meaning, purpose, connection, and belonging. Therapy brings our expertise together to help identify and create what will make your life more satisfying and fulfilling.
(510) 462-3753 View (510) 462-3753
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Randi Valerie Specterman
Psychologist, PhD
Verified Verified
Berkeley, CA 94709
I have been a licensed Psychologist for over 25 years working with individuals, couples and families. My practice is informed by Mindfulness-Based principles and practices and am trained in Psycho-dynamic and Depth Psychology, including MB-CBT. I also use Somatic methods to complement our discussions and inquiry. Most importantly I seek to offer a safe, open and welcoming space for you to explore your sense of self, your life history and the challenges you may be facing at this time. I have found this to be the basis for discovering your own capacity to make meaningful change and to promote growth and well-being in your life.
I have been a licensed Psychologist for over 25 years working with individuals, couples and families. My practice is informed by Mindfulness-Based principles and practices and am trained in Psycho-dynamic and Depth Psychology, including MB-CBT. I also use Somatic methods to complement our discussions and inquiry. Most importantly I seek to offer a safe, open and welcoming space for you to explore your sense of self, your life history and the challenges you may be facing at this time. I have found this to be the basis for discovering your own capacity to make meaningful change and to promote growth and well-being in your life.
(607) 218-5499 View (607) 218-5499
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Donna Rebecca Gans
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, MFT
Verified Verified
Berkeley, CA 94709
When challenges, pain and loss insist themselves into our lives, we are left with two options. We can work hard to protect ourselves, harden up, soldier through and try our best not to get hurt again. Or we can feel our way through the breaking down, we can get curious, and allow ourselves to soften and move into our broken heartedness. Sometimes it seems as though we have a choice about whether to move forward in our lives. And then there are those times when it's clear we can't continue in the same way.
When challenges, pain and loss insist themselves into our lives, we are left with two options. We can work hard to protect ourselves, harden up, soldier through and try our best not to get hurt again. Or we can feel our way through the breaking down, we can get curious, and allow ourselves to soften and move into our broken heartedness. Sometimes it seems as though we have a choice about whether to move forward in our lives. And then there are those times when it's clear we can't continue in the same way.
(510) 560-3421 View (510) 560-3421
Photo of Karen Rose, Marriage & Family Therapist in 94709, CA
Karen Rose
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT, LPCC
Verified Verified
Berkeley, CA 94709
Finding or creating a career that you're passionate about may seem like a fantasy... But, no matter what challenges you face – be they emotional or logistical – the unique counseling and coaching services I provide at Career Therapy can help make sure you do NOT have to settle for second best! My name is Karen Rose, and I've created Career Therapy to bring together my three decades of experience as a career counselor, career coach, and psychotherapist to help you articulate your goals, overcome work-life challenges, improve your relationships and resilience, and make sure you turn your career goals into reality.
Finding or creating a career that you're passionate about may seem like a fantasy... But, no matter what challenges you face – be they emotional or logistical – the unique counseling and coaching services I provide at Career Therapy can help make sure you do NOT have to settle for second best! My name is Karen Rose, and I've created Career Therapy to bring together my three decades of experience as a career counselor, career coach, and psychotherapist to help you articulate your goals, overcome work-life challenges, improve your relationships and resilience, and make sure you turn your career goals into reality.
(510) 674-1811 View (510) 674-1811
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Beth Krzyzkowski
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Berkeley, CA 94709
When you decide to look for a therapist, you may already be feeling overwhelmed by all that has led you to therapy in the first place. The process of finding a trusting, warm, and well-qualified therapist is indeed a challenging one; however, I try to make it as easy and seamless as possible for you. With over ten years of professional clinical experience with individuals of all ages, families, and couples, I feel confident that I can help you navigate your therapeutic experience with ease.
When you decide to look for a therapist, you may already be feeling overwhelmed by all that has led you to therapy in the first place. The process of finding a trusting, warm, and well-qualified therapist is indeed a challenging one; however, I try to make it as easy and seamless as possible for you. With over ten years of professional clinical experience with individuals of all ages, families, and couples, I feel confident that I can help you navigate your therapeutic experience with ease.
(646) 956-1793 View (646) 956-1793
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Kaci Smith
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT
Verified Verified
Berkeley, CA 94709  (Online Only)
I specialize in women's issues and offer individual therapy and women's group therapy, including a postpartum group and a Sunday evening women's journaling & mindfulness group. I have a passion for supporting women through all of life's stages. I believe in female empowerment and help women find their voice in order to live more authentic, balanced, and fulfilling lives.
I specialize in women's issues and offer individual therapy and women's group therapy, including a postpartum group and a Sunday evening women's journaling & mindfulness group. I have a passion for supporting women through all of life's stages. I believe in female empowerment and help women find their voice in order to live more authentic, balanced, and fulfilling lives.
(510) 298-3842 View (510) 298-3842
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Stacy Taniguchi
Psychologist, PsyD
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Berkeley, CA 94709  (Online Only)
I am a licensed clinical psychologist with experience treating a broad range of psychological concerns. I help people create meaningful change in their lives. My approach to therapy is integrative, drawing upon Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), mindfulness, humanistic and psychodynamic theories. Above all, I aim to provide a safe and nonjudgmental space where clients can feel supported, understood and empowered. I work collaboratively with clients to develop a customized treatment plan that honors and builds upon personal strengths while also promoting self-compassion, healing and growth.
I am a licensed clinical psychologist with experience treating a broad range of psychological concerns. I help people create meaningful change in their lives. My approach to therapy is integrative, drawing upon Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), mindfulness, humanistic and psychodynamic theories. Above all, I aim to provide a safe and nonjudgmental space where clients can feel supported, understood and empowered. I work collaboratively with clients to develop a customized treatment plan that honors and builds upon personal strengths while also promoting self-compassion, healing and growth.
(415) 843-8271 View (415) 843-8271
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Shannon Dubach
Psychologist, PsyD
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Berkeley, CA 94709  (Online Only)
You're considering therapy. It is often a complicated and difficult decision but sometimes we just know that it's time to try something new. I believe taking the courageous step to begin therapy helps individuals and families address challenges that keep us from our full potential. Whether you are suffering from anxiety or depression, relationship issues or isolation, financial preoccupations, or a desire for a new career, you know it is time to work to make things better. I am a psychologist providing flexible, relational therapy to help you to address a range of issues. My style is warm, compassionate, and down-to-earth.
You're considering therapy. It is often a complicated and difficult decision but sometimes we just know that it's time to try something new. I believe taking the courageous step to begin therapy helps individuals and families address challenges that keep us from our full potential. Whether you are suffering from anxiety or depression, relationship issues or isolation, financial preoccupations, or a desire for a new career, you know it is time to work to make things better. I am a psychologist providing flexible, relational therapy to help you to address a range of issues. My style is warm, compassionate, and down-to-earth.
(510) 746-8062 View (510) 746-8062
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Katja Mohr
Psychologist, PsyD
Verified Verified
Berkeley, CA 94709
Are you worried about your child? Not sure if you are doing too much or too little on your kid’s behalf? Maybe you yourself got lost in a maze of work, school and carpools. Or your family struggles to connect.
Are you worried about your child? Not sure if you are doing too much or too little on your kid’s behalf? Maybe you yourself got lost in a maze of work, school and carpools. Or your family struggles to connect.
(510) 496-6076 View (510) 496-6076
Photo of Phebe Fletcher in 94709, CA
Phebe Fletcher
MA
Verified Verified
Berkeley, CA 94709
I love working with clients who want to be free of ingrained patterns that aren't working, whether from sub-optimal parenting or other experiences. Often these patterns are held in place through painful and threatening feelings stemming from conditioning or our natural dependency on challenged parents. I resource and support clients' present lives, which may mean touching in to what happened to connect to a source of reactivity. Clients who enjoy working with me want more aliveness and freedom, more flow and resilience. They want encouragement & new challenges, and will attend to their experience, unfolding the paths forward.
I love working with clients who want to be free of ingrained patterns that aren't working, whether from sub-optimal parenting or other experiences. Often these patterns are held in place through painful and threatening feelings stemming from conditioning or our natural dependency on challenged parents. I resource and support clients' present lives, which may mean touching in to what happened to connect to a source of reactivity. Clients who enjoy working with me want more aliveness and freedom, more flow and resilience. They want encouragement & new challenges, and will attend to their experience, unfolding the paths forward.
(341) 766-0944 View (341) 766-0944

How does your Therapist compare?

Number of Therapists in 94709

100+

Average cost per session

$200

Therapists in 94709 who prioritize treating:

96% Anxiety
91% Relationship Issues
89% Depression
84% Self Esteem
77% Trauma and PTSD
67% Grief
66% Stress

Average years in practice

13 Years

Top 3 insurances accepted

47% Aetna
47% Other
28% UnitedHealthcare UHC | UBH

How Therapists in 94709 see their clients

64% In Person and Online
36% Online Only

Gender breakdown

73% Female
24% Male
3% Non-Binary
FAQs - About Therapy and Counseling

How can I find a therapist in 94709?

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.