Therapists in Aurora, CO

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Photo of Dr. Tim Ridley, Clinical Social Work/Therapist in Aurora, CO
Dr. Tim Ridley
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, PhD, LCSW
Verified
Aurora, CO 80016
Need help with anxiety, depression or relationship issues? I am an experienced therapist near Southlands Mall, in Southeast Aurora. I have recently expanded the practice and have some openings available now. I bring my experience to the process including a marriage of 30+ years, being a parent, coach, and tutor. I offer PhD services to the Southeast area at reasonable fees.
Need help with anxiety, depression or relationship issues? I am an experienced therapist near Southlands Mall, in Southeast Aurora. I have recently expanded the practice and have some openings available now. I bring my experience to the process including a marriage of 30+ years, being a parent, coach, and tutor. I offer PhD services to the Southeast area at reasonable fees.
(720) 806-6522 View (720) 806-6522
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Melissa Kirby
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC
Verified
1 Endorsed
Aurora, CO 80014  (Online Only)
Obsessing again? You try to not think about the obsession, yet you are doing it again. It’s exhausting to live like this. You try so hard to fight against your obsession and compulsions, but it’s impossible. Every moment you don’t give in feels like torture, and there’s only one way to get relief. Your friends and family don’t understand what you’re going through. How could you possibly explain your routine of intricately choreographed quirks or disturbing thoughts to someone when you don’t really get why you’re doing it yourself? You feel helpless to make any change.
Obsessing again? You try to not think about the obsession, yet you are doing it again. It’s exhausting to live like this. You try so hard to fight against your obsession and compulsions, but it’s impossible. Every moment you don’t give in feels like torture, and there’s only one way to get relief. Your friends and family don’t understand what you’re going through. How could you possibly explain your routine of intricately choreographed quirks or disturbing thoughts to someone when you don’t really get why you’re doing it yourself? You feel helpless to make any change.
(720) 740-8063 View (720) 740-8063
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Sean Kuhns
Counselor, LPCC, EMDR
Verified
1 Endorsed
Aurora, CO 80011
Are you feeling trapped by your anxiety or depression? Do you wonder why it has been a challenge for you to move forward from painful experiences? You may be wondering where to begin, if you will be able to heal, and overcome your obstacles. I believe you can. I started my journey to becoming a therapist as a young man, confronting my own trauma. After coming through that storm, I realized it was my calling to help others. I have helped client’s struggling with anxiety, depression, feelings of worthlessness, relational challenges, trauma and abuse.
Are you feeling trapped by your anxiety or depression? Do you wonder why it has been a challenge for you to move forward from painful experiences? You may be wondering where to begin, if you will be able to heal, and overcome your obstacles. I believe you can. I started my journey to becoming a therapist as a young man, confronting my own trauma. After coming through that storm, I realized it was my calling to help others. I have helped client’s struggling with anxiety, depression, feelings of worthlessness, relational challenges, trauma and abuse.
(720) 513-5945 View (720) 513-5945
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Accepting New Client!! Kiara Faulkner
Licensed Professional Counselor Candidate, MA LPCC
Verified
Aurora, CO 80016  (Online Only)
NOW accepting new clients! The journey of self-discovery is not always meant to be done alone. As a clinician my goal is to create a safe space for you to be able to work towards achieving your goals. You want someone who can listen provide compassion to you and help you to develop strategies and skills to move forward instead of being worried about the past - Kiara can help you with that!
NOW accepting new clients! The journey of self-discovery is not always meant to be done alone. As a clinician my goal is to create a safe space for you to be able to work towards achieving your goals. You want someone who can listen provide compassion to you and help you to develop strategies and skills to move forward instead of being worried about the past - Kiara can help you with that!
(720) 893-9106 View (720) 893-9106
Photo of Amanda Brucki, Clinical Social Work/Therapist in Aurora, CO
Amanda Brucki
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified
1 Endorsed
Aurora, CO 80010  (Online Only)
Are you highly sensitive? Emotionally repressed? Strong stoic one? It is OKAY to FEEL! Life is hard, perfection is a mirage, and overthinking can trap us. Growing up, maybe you were told being vulnerable was weak. That you had to be "perfect." Let's change that! It's time to rediscover the beauty of imperfection. It's in practicing vulnerability that our true power emerges. Let's excavate your mind, dismantle barriers brick by brick, so that you can discover the strength in "flaws." You are enough. Embrace your emotions, deepen your connections, and discover your true voice. Let's the journey toward self-acceptance and joy begin!
Are you highly sensitive? Emotionally repressed? Strong stoic one? It is OKAY to FEEL! Life is hard, perfection is a mirage, and overthinking can trap us. Growing up, maybe you were told being vulnerable was weak. That you had to be "perfect." Let's change that! It's time to rediscover the beauty of imperfection. It's in practicing vulnerability that our true power emerges. Let's excavate your mind, dismantle barriers brick by brick, so that you can discover the strength in "flaws." You are enough. Embrace your emotions, deepen your connections, and discover your true voice. Let's the journey toward self-acceptance and joy begin!
(720) 386-4999 View (720) 386-4999
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Jessica T Frazier
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified
1 Endorsed
Aurora, CO 80012
I believe the central purpose of counseling is to assist the clients I work with in identifying their own unique abilities and tools to cope with the hurdles and challenges that life brings. Each individual has the capacity to make change happen to support well being; heal from trauma and identify new coping skills. My goal is to provide a safe space for individuals to work through traumatic or difficult life experiences while helping to cultivate new avenues to overcome the things that can keep one feeling "stuck". My approach in counseling is collaborative, holistic, strength based and client centered.
I believe the central purpose of counseling is to assist the clients I work with in identifying their own unique abilities and tools to cope with the hurdles and challenges that life brings. Each individual has the capacity to make change happen to support well being; heal from trauma and identify new coping skills. My goal is to provide a safe space for individuals to work through traumatic or difficult life experiences while helping to cultivate new avenues to overcome the things that can keep one feeling "stuck". My approach in counseling is collaborative, holistic, strength based and client centered.
(720) 580-6437 View (720) 580-6437
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Susie Wiberg Garrett, LCSW
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified
Aurora, CO 80014
Not accepting new clients
Hello! I am a licensed clinical social worker with 14 years of experience in workings with children, adolescents and adults who struggle with PTSD, mood disorders, anxiety disorders, ADHD, grief and loss issues, relationship issues and autism spectrum disorders. I am trained as an EMDR therapist and provide trauma informed play therapy and psychotherapy. I provide individual, group and family therapies. I believe that with compassion and support, clients are able to overcome adversity and live their life to the fullest.
Hello! I am a licensed clinical social worker with 14 years of experience in workings with children, adolescents and adults who struggle with PTSD, mood disorders, anxiety disorders, ADHD, grief and loss issues, relationship issues and autism spectrum disorders. I am trained as an EMDR therapist and provide trauma informed play therapy and psychotherapy. I provide individual, group and family therapies. I believe that with compassion and support, clients are able to overcome adversity and live their life to the fullest.
(720) 722-0257 View (720) 722-0257
Photo of Bonnie Goetz, Licensed Professional Counselor in Aurora, CO
Bonnie Goetz
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, LPC
Verified
Aurora, CO 80015
As a Depth Psychological oriented therapist with over 20 years of experience, I help people through life's difficulties. I see clients who are: feeling drained, depressed or anxious; struggling with feeling that something is “wrong” with them because of their current challenges; having difficulty navigating a relationship that they aren’t sure is good for them; struggling to “get over” something emotional they’ve gone through; having difficulty finding meaning or purpose in their life or wondering about the greater story they are living out and how the psyche is pushing them towards this.
As a Depth Psychological oriented therapist with over 20 years of experience, I help people through life's difficulties. I see clients who are: feeling drained, depressed or anxious; struggling with feeling that something is “wrong” with them because of their current challenges; having difficulty navigating a relationship that they aren’t sure is good for them; struggling to “get over” something emotional they’ve gone through; having difficulty finding meaning or purpose in their life or wondering about the greater story they are living out and how the psyche is pushing them towards this.
(720) 704-3312 View (720) 704-3312
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Laura Phelps
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, LPC
Verified
4 Endorsed
Aurora, CO 80014
Having a safe place to process thoughts and feelings is important. Whether you have experienced trauma, have been feeling depressed or anxious, are struggling with a relationship, making life transitions, or are seeking to gain self-awareness, I would be honored to work with you to create that space of healing and growth. I am a Licensed Professional Counselor with my MA from Denver Seminary. I believe that empathy and compassion are essential in the therapeutic relationship and have found that progress is best achieved when integrating both the heart and the mind.
Having a safe place to process thoughts and feelings is important. Whether you have experienced trauma, have been feeling depressed or anxious, are struggling with a relationship, making life transitions, or are seeking to gain self-awareness, I would be honored to work with you to create that space of healing and growth. I am a Licensed Professional Counselor with my MA from Denver Seminary. I believe that empathy and compassion are essential in the therapeutic relationship and have found that progress is best achieved when integrating both the heart and the mind.
(720) 336-5245 View (720) 336-5245
Photo of Anais Rincon, LPC Intern in Aurora, CO
Anais Rincon
LPC Intern, BS
Verified
1 Endorsed
Aurora, CO 80015
I have clients, not patients because therapy is not only for those struggling with challenges but for those who want to have a better version of themselves and compromise to do the inner work to reach the goal.
I have clients, not patients because therapy is not only for those struggling with challenges but for those who want to have a better version of themselves and compromise to do the inner work to reach the goal.
(720) 740-8721 View (720) 740-8721
Photo of Joanna C Ioannides Lcsw, Clinical Social Work/Therapist in Aurora, CO
Joanna C Ioannides Lcsw
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LCSW
Verified
Aurora, CO 80016
I work from a strength and client-based perspective. In addition to working from a psychodynamic and psychoanalytic approach, I use CBT, EMDR techniques, and encourage clients to use their own spiritual beliefs and values in working with their relationship, wellness and adjustment issues. I value clients who are willing to be genuine and to work towards their own goals in their personal journey and relationships.
I work from a strength and client-based perspective. In addition to working from a psychodynamic and psychoanalytic approach, I use CBT, EMDR techniques, and encourage clients to use their own spiritual beliefs and values in working with their relationship, wellness and adjustment issues. I value clients who are willing to be genuine and to work towards their own goals in their personal journey and relationships.
(720) 741-7534 View (720) 741-7534
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Restoration
Drug & Alcohol Counselor, MA, CACII
Verified
Aurora, CO 80042
I am an addiction counselor/ therapist and the name of my agency is "Restoration". I have years of experience and training in addiction and a variety of approaches. I work together with clients to explore and work through old patterns or unexpected traumatic experiences. I have found that, by treating people with compassion rather than judgment; positive change happens.I am a proponent of Client Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Motivational interviewing, Evident Based Practices and Stress Release Techniques. I have had the opportunity to impact not only the lives of the clients I serve, but also their families.
I am an addiction counselor/ therapist and the name of my agency is "Restoration". I have years of experience and training in addiction and a variety of approaches. I work together with clients to explore and work through old patterns or unexpected traumatic experiences. I have found that, by treating people with compassion rather than judgment; positive change happens.I am a proponent of Client Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Motivational interviewing, Evident Based Practices and Stress Release Techniques. I have had the opportunity to impact not only the lives of the clients I serve, but also their families.
(720) 619-2645 View (720) 619-2645
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Gentle Compass Counseling
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC, LMHC
Verified
1 Endorsed
Aurora, CO 80014
At Gentle Compass we believe finding the right therapist makes all the difference. Our therapists are passionate about what they do and specialize in trauma, grief, LGBTQ+, attachment related trauma, children, and parenting. Clients that choose to work with us often are feeling overwhelmed, depressed, lost, disconnected, or anxious. Many have gone to a therapist at some point in the past but didn't find the right fit or struggled to make the progress they wanted. We hope that with the support of Gentle Compass, you can grow into your most authentic self.
At Gentle Compass we believe finding the right therapist makes all the difference. Our therapists are passionate about what they do and specialize in trauma, grief, LGBTQ+, attachment related trauma, children, and parenting. Clients that choose to work with us often are feeling overwhelmed, depressed, lost, disconnected, or anxious. Many have gone to a therapist at some point in the past but didn't find the right fit or struggled to make the progress they wanted. We hope that with the support of Gentle Compass, you can grow into your most authentic self.
(720) 806-5487 View (720) 806-5487
Photo of Marie Bock, LPC Intern in Aurora, CO
Marie Bock
LPC Intern
Verified
Aurora, CO 80013  (Online Only)
Welcome! I offer a safe space to explore your inner world. I specialize in helping clients with emotional and physical intimacy with themselves and others. Intimacy is about connection on a deeper level.
Welcome! I offer a safe space to explore your inner world. I specialize in helping clients with emotional and physical intimacy with themselves and others. Intimacy is about connection on a deeper level.
(970) 591-2118 View (970) 591-2118
Photo of Jamie Gibbs (Online Therapy), Licensed Professional Counselor in Aurora, CO
Jamie Gibbs (Online Therapy)
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC, NCC, CSAT, EMDR-II
Verified
Aurora, CO 80014  (Online Only)
“What is wrong with me?” you think to yourself. You feel disconnected from others. You don’t feel as though anyone truly understands you or gets you. You keep talking to your family, friends, or partner about the same issue but there is no resolution. They keep asking, “What do you actually want?” but your mind goes blank. Or you know what you want, but you vocalizing your wants would hurt important people in your life. Or you don’t think what you want is important as you’ve navigated your entire life with putting your wants and needs last.
“What is wrong with me?” you think to yourself. You feel disconnected from others. You don’t feel as though anyone truly understands you or gets you. You keep talking to your family, friends, or partner about the same issue but there is no resolution. They keep asking, “What do you actually want?” but your mind goes blank. Or you know what you want, but you vocalizing your wants would hurt important people in your life. Or you don’t think what you want is important as you’ve navigated your entire life with putting your wants and needs last.
(720) 613-5203 View (720) 613-5203
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Tom Hill
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC
Verified
2 Endorsed
Aurora, CO 80015
Specializing in trauma and attachment wounding, I have over two decades of experience in the mental health field and devoted the past 14 years to developing competency in therapeutic trauma treatment. My unparalleled passion lies in helping individuals recover from life experiences. With expertise in treating post-traumatic stress, complex trauma, and attachment wounding, I possess a knack for guiding those in distress, whether it's related to the past or present.
Specializing in trauma and attachment wounding, I have over two decades of experience in the mental health field and devoted the past 14 years to developing competency in therapeutic trauma treatment. My unparalleled passion lies in helping individuals recover from life experiences. With expertise in treating post-traumatic stress, complex trauma, and attachment wounding, I possess a knack for guiding those in distress, whether it's related to the past or present.
(720) 687-3091 View (720) 687-3091
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Kaite Thaler
Licensed Professional Counselor Candidate, MA, LPCC, ATR-P
Verified
1 Endorsed
Aurora, CO 80014  (Online Only)
Waitlist for new clients
My goal as a therapist is to assist you in improving your quality of life, enhancing your connections with others, and nurturing the love and understanding within your relationships. Through our work together, we will embark on a journey of self-discovery, personal growth, and strengthened bonds. Whether you're seeking support as an individual or as part of a couple, I am here to guide you through the challenges you face and help you rediscover the joy and fulfillment that life and love can offer. Together, we will embark on a path towards healing, self-acceptance, and more meaningful connections.
My goal as a therapist is to assist you in improving your quality of life, enhancing your connections with others, and nurturing the love and understanding within your relationships. Through our work together, we will embark on a journey of self-discovery, personal growth, and strengthened bonds. Whether you're seeking support as an individual or as part of a couple, I am here to guide you through the challenges you face and help you rediscover the joy and fulfillment that life and love can offer. Together, we will embark on a path towards healing, self-acceptance, and more meaningful connections.
(720) 679-5429 View (720) 679-5429
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Melissa Rose Paulison
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, LPC, NBCC
Verified
Aurora, CO 80015
Are you ready to feel emotional relief on your very first visit? Do you long to be understood and desire negative emotions and painful memories to lose their hold on you? Maybe you wonder when your needs will be met. If you long to experience fulfilling and satisfying relationships and need help navigating challenges you will find what you are looking for. It's time to enjoy greater happiness and life satisfaction. If you are ready to enjoy positive change immediately then you have found the therapist that is right for you.
Are you ready to feel emotional relief on your very first visit? Do you long to be understood and desire negative emotions and painful memories to lose their hold on you? Maybe you wonder when your needs will be met. If you long to experience fulfilling and satisfying relationships and need help navigating challenges you will find what you are looking for. It's time to enjoy greater happiness and life satisfaction. If you are ready to enjoy positive change immediately then you have found the therapist that is right for you.
(720) 548-2024 View (720) 548-2024
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Blair Buckley
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, SWC, MDiv
Verified
1 Endorsed
Aurora, CO 80015
Waitlist for new clients
I offer therapy to older children, adolescents, and adults of all ages and stages through a warm, welcoming, empathetic, trauma-informed, and person-centered approach. I believe in using a collaborative, respectful therapeutic relationship by drawing upon clients' natural strengths, inner wisdom and resources. I am a post-graduate resident therapist with Centus Counseling. I am supervised by an LCSW with a wealth of knowledge and experience. Please note that my regular office hours are Monday and Thursday evenings and select blocks of time Monday-Thursday during traditional work hours.
I offer therapy to older children, adolescents, and adults of all ages and stages through a warm, welcoming, empathetic, trauma-informed, and person-centered approach. I believe in using a collaborative, respectful therapeutic relationship by drawing upon clients' natural strengths, inner wisdom and resources. I am a post-graduate resident therapist with Centus Counseling. I am supervised by an LCSW with a wealth of knowledge and experience. Please note that my regular office hours are Monday and Thursday evenings and select blocks of time Monday-Thursday during traditional work hours.
(720) 802-2918 View (720) 802-2918
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David Veach
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, LPC, LAC
Verified
1 Endorsed
Aurora, CO 80013  (Online Only)
I understand and I have experienced depression and anxiety and what it's like to be addicted to alcohol and drugs. I have 26 years of recovery and I couldn't have done this without the help of those who would listen. I see individual adults for therapy. I also see adults with life transitions, ptsd, stress, anti-social disorders, family/social relationships, grief, medical/physical focus, multicultural/diversity issues, suicidal ideation and/or self-harming, bipolar, relationship therapy, spirituality, and trauma.
I understand and I have experienced depression and anxiety and what it's like to be addicted to alcohol and drugs. I have 26 years of recovery and I couldn't have done this without the help of those who would listen. I see individual adults for therapy. I also see adults with life transitions, ptsd, stress, anti-social disorders, family/social relationships, grief, medical/physical focus, multicultural/diversity issues, suicidal ideation and/or self-harming, bipolar, relationship therapy, spirituality, and trauma.
(970) 964-6356 View (970) 964-6356

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Number of Therapists in Aurora, CO

700+

Average cost per session

$130

Therapists in Aurora, CO who prioritize treating:

93% Anxiety
88% Depression
77% Relationship Issues
76% Trauma and PTSD
74% Self Esteem
70% Coping Skills
69% Stress

Average years in practice

9 Years

Top 3 insurances accepted

74% Aetna
70% Cigna and Evernorth
69% UnitedHealthcare UHC | UBH

How Therapists in Aurora, CO see their clients

64% In Person and Online
36% Online Only

Gender breakdown

81% Female
17% Male
2% Non-Binary

FAQs - About Therapy and Counseling

How can I find a therapist in Aurora?

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.

Learn more about how to find a therapist

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.