Therapists in Mount Shasta, CA

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Christine Balletta
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT
Verified
Mount Shasta, CA 96067
It takes courage to seek support and look deeply at yourself and your unique challenges and strengths. My focus is to help clients feel more empowered, balanced, and whole in their lives. I offer a unique combination of psychotherapy, informed by Depth Psychology, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Functional Medicine-as well as NeurOptimal Neurofeedback Brain Training to support mental, emotional, physical and spiritual well-being. My experience includes: trauma focused outpatient county mental health with adults and children, crisis work in local hospitals-as well as grief and palliative care for hospice patients and their families.
It takes courage to seek support and look deeply at yourself and your unique challenges and strengths. My focus is to help clients feel more empowered, balanced, and whole in their lives. I offer a unique combination of psychotherapy, informed by Depth Psychology, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Functional Medicine-as well as NeurOptimal Neurofeedback Brain Training to support mental, emotional, physical and spiritual well-being. My experience includes: trauma focused outpatient county mental health with adults and children, crisis work in local hospitals-as well as grief and palliative care for hospice patients and their families.
(530) 214-5264 View (530) 214-5264
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Renee Else-Helen Meisner-Bogdahn
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified
Mount Shasta, CA 96067  (Online Only)
I am a licensed clinical social worker with a passion for evidence-based and heart-centered work that makes a real difference in the lives of individuals that I see. Due to my specialized training and unique skill set, I am well-equipped to serve adults and adolescents struggling with symptoms of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, Acute Stress Disorder, Depression, and Anxiety. In my work, I focus on short-term, solutions-focused strategies in order to hone in on what concrete changes you can enact in your life immediately; allowing you to quickly experience the benefits from the time and energy you have invested into therapy.
I am a licensed clinical social worker with a passion for evidence-based and heart-centered work that makes a real difference in the lives of individuals that I see. Due to my specialized training and unique skill set, I am well-equipped to serve adults and adolescents struggling with symptoms of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, Acute Stress Disorder, Depression, and Anxiety. In my work, I focus on short-term, solutions-focused strategies in order to hone in on what concrete changes you can enact in your life immediately; allowing you to quickly experience the benefits from the time and energy you have invested into therapy.
(530) 207-8751 View (530) 207-8751
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Blair Rhodes LMFT
Marriage & Family Therapist, MABC, LMFT
Verified
Mount Shasta, CA 96067
After 14 years of teaching high school and serving in the USAF, Texas Air National Guard, Naval and Army Reserves consecutively, I decided to switch gears and become a counselor. Despite taking 20 years to make up my mind about which military branch to serve in, I was sure about the decision to be a counselor and attended Dallas Seminary to train as a secular and Christian therapist. In addition to the above, I have experience in working with married couples, kids (8 to 80), people going through divorce (having suffered one myself), persons struggling with addictions and trauma victims.
After 14 years of teaching high school and serving in the USAF, Texas Air National Guard, Naval and Army Reserves consecutively, I decided to switch gears and become a counselor. Despite taking 20 years to make up my mind about which military branch to serve in, I was sure about the decision to be a counselor and attended Dallas Seminary to train as a secular and Christian therapist. In addition to the above, I have experience in working with married couples, kids (8 to 80), people going through divorce (having suffered one myself), persons struggling with addictions and trauma victims.
(530) 402-8148 View (530) 402-8148
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Dee DeLeon
Counselor, MS, NCC, LPCC
Verified
3 Endorsed
Mount Shasta, CA 96067
Waitlist for new clients
Welcome. When situations arise that make life difficult, it helps to have a qualified and supportive professional to help you work through and identify solutions to your unique circumstances.
Welcome. When situations arise that make life difficult, it helps to have a qualified and supportive professional to help you work through and identify solutions to your unique circumstances.
(530) 203-6330 View (530) 203-6330
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Ethan C Mandelkern
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, LPCC
Verified
1 Endorsed
Mount Shasta, CA 96067
Waitlist for new clients
Whether it is anxiety or depression, trauma or circumstances, I am here to help. It takes strength to reach out and courage to follow through. My goal is to assist you reclaim the peace of mind and balance you are looking for. I work with both men and women as well as adolescents 16 and up. I have extensive experience working with couples, individuals, youth, adults and the elderly. If you have been wanting someone to talk with I am here and am ready to listen and support.
Whether it is anxiety or depression, trauma or circumstances, I am here to help. It takes strength to reach out and courage to follow through. My goal is to assist you reclaim the peace of mind and balance you are looking for. I work with both men and women as well as adolescents 16 and up. I have extensive experience working with couples, individuals, youth, adults and the elderly. If you have been wanting someone to talk with I am here and am ready to listen and support.
(530) 918-8348 View (530) 918-8348
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Stanton M Drucker
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified
Mount Shasta, CA 96067
The Chinese symbol for crisis is the same for opportunity. In every crisis we have the ability to create the opportunity for positive change. Quite often we don't take advantage of the opportunity because we get stuck in the crisis of the situation or event. My role is to help you understand and move out of the crisis and understand and utilize the present opportunity.
The Chinese symbol for crisis is the same for opportunity. In every crisis we have the ability to create the opportunity for positive change. Quite often we don't take advantage of the opportunity because we get stuck in the crisis of the situation or event. My role is to help you understand and move out of the crisis and understand and utilize the present opportunity.
(530) 419-6180 View (530) 419-6180
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Olena Prokopenko
Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor, LPCC
Verified
Mount Shasta, CA 96067  (Online Only)
I am a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor in California with 5 years of clinical experience counseling individuals in private practice, non-profit organizations, and community clinics. I have worked with clients on a variety of mental health issues and personal issues including anxiety, depression, bipolar disorder, addictions, relationship issues, sleeping issues, pregnancy and parenting concerns, spirituality, and career transitions. My goal in my counseling is to help my clients live deeply fulfilling lives and reach their full potential.
I am a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor in California with 5 years of clinical experience counseling individuals in private practice, non-profit organizations, and community clinics. I have worked with clients on a variety of mental health issues and personal issues including anxiety, depression, bipolar disorder, addictions, relationship issues, sleeping issues, pregnancy and parenting concerns, spirituality, and career transitions. My goal in my counseling is to help my clients live deeply fulfilling lives and reach their full potential.
(530) 414-7495 View (530) 414-7495
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Shantell L Reed
Associate Clinical Social Worker, ACSW, CADCIII
Verified
1 Endorsed
Mount Shasta, CA 96067  (Online Only)
There are times when life can seem so overwhelming it can leave a person feeling hopeless, alone, and helpless. You may have found that your problems only seem to intensify when you find that your ways of coping appear to be ineffective or have led to additional issues you were wholly unprepared for. Your life story can become so saturated with problems that it may be difficult to see the strengths and resources you already possess. Through an enriched exploration of your story, your beliefs and behavior, along with examining alternative viewpoints you will learn the skills needed to take back your life as a strong, capable person.
There are times when life can seem so overwhelming it can leave a person feeling hopeless, alone, and helpless. You may have found that your problems only seem to intensify when you find that your ways of coping appear to be ineffective or have led to additional issues you were wholly unprepared for. Your life story can become so saturated with problems that it may be difficult to see the strengths and resources you already possess. Through an enriched exploration of your story, your beliefs and behavior, along with examining alternative viewpoints you will learn the skills needed to take back your life as a strong, capable person.
(530) 444-6063 View (530) 444-6063
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Tatiana Diakoff
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT
Verified
4 Endorsed
Mount Shasta, CA 96067
Hello and welcome. Beginning therapy can be a big step. Often people seek therapy when their experience of suffering has reached a point of being intolerable, while others might just need some guidance or seek a witness on their journey of personal growth. I'm glad you are reaching out for the support you need. Therapy allows us to explore ourselves more deeply, understand patterns that keep us stuck, heal old wounds, access our authentic self-expression and develop much needed skills and tools to navigate this crazy thing called life.
Hello and welcome. Beginning therapy can be a big step. Often people seek therapy when their experience of suffering has reached a point of being intolerable, while others might just need some guidance or seek a witness on their journey of personal growth. I'm glad you are reaching out for the support you need. Therapy allows us to explore ourselves more deeply, understand patterns that keep us stuck, heal old wounds, access our authentic self-expression and develop much needed skills and tools to navigate this crazy thing called life.
(510) 398-6019 View (510) 398-6019
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Inner Peace Counseling
Drug & Alcohol Counselor, MA, QMHP-R, CADCII
Verified
1 Endorsed
Mount Shasta, CA 96067
My clients come from diverse backgrounds and are struggling with depression, anxiety, relationship difficulties and substance abuse. They are looking for a counselor who supports them in creating real change in their daily lives. They engage in counseling to understand themselves and appreciate their innate goodness and well being. They seek contentment and an experience of inner freedom
My clients come from diverse backgrounds and are struggling with depression, anxiety, relationship difficulties and substance abuse. They are looking for a counselor who supports them in creating real change in their daily lives. They engage in counseling to understand themselves and appreciate their innate goodness and well being. They seek contentment and an experience of inner freedom
(458) 221-9815 View (458) 221-9815
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Daniel Redden
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, MDiv, LMFT
Verified
2 Endorsed
Mount Shasta, CA 96067
Quiet desperation. Turmoil that others can't see. Shame that shackles. Anxiety that chokes. Depression that numbs. Relationships that tip us over the edge. Life is hard. Anxiety and depression can take us to places where we never thought we could get to. Lonely and painful places. The choice to boldly say, "No!" to this pain requires great courage. If you are looking for help, someone to listen, who will respect the uniqueness of your journey and hold hope for you as you look to chart a new course in your life, then please contact me.
Quiet desperation. Turmoil that others can't see. Shame that shackles. Anxiety that chokes. Depression that numbs. Relationships that tip us over the edge. Life is hard. Anxiety and depression can take us to places where we never thought we could get to. Lonely and painful places. The choice to boldly say, "No!" to this pain requires great courage. If you are looking for help, someone to listen, who will respect the uniqueness of your journey and hold hope for you as you look to chart a new course in your life, then please contact me.
(530) 379-2025 View (530) 379-2025
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Loren Cronk
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT
Verified
Mount Shasta, CA 96067
Kind, professional assistance on the path to meaningful change. Offices in Redding and Yreka.
Kind, professional assistance on the path to meaningful change. Offices in Redding and Yreka.
(530) 927-5273 View (530) 927-5273
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Teena 'Dhyan' Summers
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT
Verified
1 Endorsed
Mount Shasta, CA 96067
As a therapist with 40 years of experience, I've helped hundreds of people overcome their challenges. Whether it's anxiety, depression, relationship conflict, difficulty finding the right life partner, or loss and grief resulting from a separation or death, I have the counseling skills and experience to help you solve your problems. You don't have to feel stressed from repeating old patterns that no longer work. Counseling with me can bring more joy and fulfillment into your life. I'm also specialized in and love working with couples. In addition I am trained in EMDR, a protocol for resolving trauma.
As a therapist with 40 years of experience, I've helped hundreds of people overcome their challenges. Whether it's anxiety, depression, relationship conflict, difficulty finding the right life partner, or loss and grief resulting from a separation or death, I have the counseling skills and experience to help you solve your problems. You don't have to feel stressed from repeating old patterns that no longer work. Counseling with me can bring more joy and fulfillment into your life. I'm also specialized in and love working with couples. In addition I am trained in EMDR, a protocol for resolving trauma.
(541) 249-2519 View (541) 249-2519
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Chera Renee Sabankaya
Licensed Professional Counselor, MS, NCC, LPC, CFRC
Verified
3 Endorsed
Mount Shasta, CA 96067
Greetings! I'm Chera, and I have focused the scope of my private practice on three very specialized (and desperately underserved) groups at high risk of suicidality within our community. Since grad school in 2011, I have been treating people with gender dysphoria, in 2016 I began helping our veterans/military with PsychArmor training, and recently I earned my certification as a first responder counselor and peer support team leader/trainer to provide crisis, cumulative trauma, and emotional agility training for our first responders.
Greetings! I'm Chera, and I have focused the scope of my private practice on three very specialized (and desperately underserved) groups at high risk of suicidality within our community. Since grad school in 2011, I have been treating people with gender dysphoria, in 2016 I began helping our veterans/military with PsychArmor training, and recently I earned my certification as a first responder counselor and peer support team leader/trainer to provide crisis, cumulative trauma, and emotional agility training for our first responders.
(530) 419-6118 View (530) 419-6118
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Holly Dellaganna
Marriage & Family Therapist Associate, MA, AMFT
Verified
2 Endorsed
Mount Shasta, CA 96067
Waitlist for new clients
I admire anyone striving to become a more evolved version of themselves. I believe vulnerability is a privilege and we all have experiences that make accessing our deeper emotions possible. I am passionate about supporting my clients connect with their true self, and to live authentic, meaningful lives. I am honored to walk beside you, to be your gentle mirror and to create a safe, compassionate space for you to do this courageous work.
I admire anyone striving to become a more evolved version of themselves. I believe vulnerability is a privilege and we all have experiences that make accessing our deeper emotions possible. I am passionate about supporting my clients connect with their true self, and to live authentic, meaningful lives. I am honored to walk beside you, to be your gentle mirror and to create a safe, compassionate space for you to do this courageous work.
(805) 219-7786 View (805) 219-7786
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Alanna Villanueva
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified
Mount Shasta, CA 96067
Hola hola! First off, proud of you for exploring the idea of therapy, it is not easy to take that first step. My name is Alanna and I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker here in California. I genuinely enjoy supporting my clients through the therapeutic process.
Hola hola! First off, proud of you for exploring the idea of therapy, it is not easy to take that first step. My name is Alanna and I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker here in California. I genuinely enjoy supporting my clients through the therapeutic process.
(530) 430-3844 View (530) 430-3844
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Michael Stephens
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT
Verified
Mount Shasta, CA 96067
Hi there, I'm Michael, a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist. I have helped people with issues such as anxiety, depression, aging, ADHD, chronic illness, and more. I work effectively with clients seeking to move beyond previous negative experiences or current situational stressors and develop healthy coping skills. I can relate to many life challenges impacting thought, mood, and behavior. I approach psychotherapy pragmatically with an existential/humanistic emphasis. My top modalities are CBT, Narrative, and Solution Focused therapy.
Hi there, I'm Michael, a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist. I have helped people with issues such as anxiety, depression, aging, ADHD, chronic illness, and more. I work effectively with clients seeking to move beyond previous negative experiences or current situational stressors and develop healthy coping skills. I can relate to many life challenges impacting thought, mood, and behavior. I approach psychotherapy pragmatically with an existential/humanistic emphasis. My top modalities are CBT, Narrative, and Solution Focused therapy.
(626) 263-5840 View (626) 263-5840
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Grace Catherine Mickle
Marriage & Family Therapist Associate, MA, AMFT
Verified
1 Endorsed
Mount Shasta, CA 96067  (Online Only)
I am a plant-based psychotherapist highlighting the importance of nutrition, movement, spirituality and environmentalism in connecting the mind, body and soul. I am also a practicing yogi, nature lover and avid self-healer. I am tender, integrative, grounded and nurturing. I center my work around connecting the mind, body and soul to find peace and energetic balance with various holistic and somatic practices. In using these approaches, clients learn their abilities to address any anxiety, depression, traumas, loss of self, difficult relationships and other maladaptive behaviors to become their most desired and divine selves.
I am a plant-based psychotherapist highlighting the importance of nutrition, movement, spirituality and environmentalism in connecting the mind, body and soul. I am also a practicing yogi, nature lover and avid self-healer. I am tender, integrative, grounded and nurturing. I center my work around connecting the mind, body and soul to find peace and energetic balance with various holistic and somatic practices. In using these approaches, clients learn their abilities to address any anxiety, depression, traumas, loss of self, difficult relationships and other maladaptive behaviors to become their most desired and divine selves.
(619) 374-4417 View (619) 374-4417
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Jonathan K Kabat
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT
Verified
Mount Shasta, CA 96067
The world around us, and we as individuals, are going through tremendous social and ecological changes. I support individuals experiencing eco-despair, eco-rage, and eco-anxiety arising from eco-empathy, a deep care and concern for the Earth. I have extensive background in working with trauma, especially complex/relational trauma and adverse early childhood experiences. As a marriage and family therapist, I work with people of all relationship styles to foster and build “custom relationships” that work for their personal needs and life circumstances. LGBTQI/CNM celebrating and support spiritual, religious, and cultural diversity.
The world around us, and we as individuals, are going through tremendous social and ecological changes. I support individuals experiencing eco-despair, eco-rage, and eco-anxiety arising from eco-empathy, a deep care and concern for the Earth. I have extensive background in working with trauma, especially complex/relational trauma and adverse early childhood experiences. As a marriage and family therapist, I work with people of all relationship styles to foster and build “custom relationships” that work for their personal needs and life circumstances. LGBTQI/CNM celebrating and support spiritual, religious, and cultural diversity.
(530) 450-2107 View (530) 450-2107
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Jessica Thompson
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified
Mount Shasta, CA 96067  (Online Only)
Welcome! My practice is explorative, supportive, compassionate, and transformative. My clients are consistently surprised by where a session takes them, what is uncovered, and what is released. I anchor each session in acceptance. It's so important that you feel I am encouraging your growth, even as you feel lost or stuck or confused. Especially then. I ask you to focus on your emotions and your body's experience in the session, to ground you in the present. If you are unsure of your emotions or how to relate to your body, we explore that too. When you're open and ready, therapy can be a powerful catalyst for healing.
Welcome! My practice is explorative, supportive, compassionate, and transformative. My clients are consistently surprised by where a session takes them, what is uncovered, and what is released. I anchor each session in acceptance. It's so important that you feel I am encouraging your growth, even as you feel lost or stuck or confused. Especially then. I ask you to focus on your emotions and your body's experience in the session, to ground you in the present. If you are unsure of your emotions or how to relate to your body, we explore that too. When you're open and ready, therapy can be a powerful catalyst for healing.
(341) 999-7167 View (341) 999-7167

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Number of Therapists in Mount Shasta, CA

20+

Average cost per session

$125

Therapists in Mount Shasta, CA who prioritize treating:

96% Anxiety
87% Depression
87% Trauma and PTSD
87% Self Esteem
78% Relationship Issues
78% Coping Skills
74% Grief

Average years in practice

16 Years

Top 3 insurances accepted

64% Other
64% Optum
57% UnitedHealthcare UHC | UBH

How Therapists in Mount Shasta, CA see their clients

74% In Person and Online
26% Online Only

Gender breakdown

67% Female
29% Male
4% Non-Binary

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How can I find a therapist in Mount Shasta?

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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.