Therapists in Iberville Parish, LA

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MBA Counseling & Consulting, LLC
Licensed Professional Counselor, NCC, LPC-S
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Plaquemine, LA 70764
Are you feeling stuck? Discouraged? Unsatisfied? Angry? Hopeless? Helpless? Life can be hard and will come with many challenges that we are not always prepared to face. Life can just be really challenging sometimes. It's completely normal to have experiences of depression, anxiety, hopelessness, frustration, confusion and ambivalence. Imagine breaking through those life barriers holding you back, allowing you to unlock your true potential. With the right keys, you can feel confident to overcome life's hurdles, which will lead to personal growth and self empowerment. You deserve to be HAPPY and live your absolute BEST life!
Are you feeling stuck? Discouraged? Unsatisfied? Angry? Hopeless? Helpless? Life can be hard and will come with many challenges that we are not always prepared to face. Life can just be really challenging sometimes. It's completely normal to have experiences of depression, anxiety, hopelessness, frustration, confusion and ambivalence. Imagine breaking through those life barriers holding you back, allowing you to unlock your true potential. With the right keys, you can feel confident to overcome life's hurdles, which will lead to personal growth and self empowerment. You deserve to be HAPPY and live your absolute BEST life!
(225) 286-9333 View (225) 286-9333
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JoAnn Glasper
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Plaquemine, LA 70764  (Online Only)
Hello, I am JoAnn Glasper, an LCSW that know sometimes your mind can become too "full" and you yearn for a place or a person to help empty it. I am here at INO MindFULLness Counseling and Consulting, LLC to help you lighten the load and create that space you need to move forward.
Hello, I am JoAnn Glasper, an LCSW that know sometimes your mind can become too "full" and you yearn for a place or a person to help empty it. I am here at INO MindFULLness Counseling and Consulting, LLC to help you lighten the load and create that space you need to move forward.
(225) 562-8384 View (225) 562-8384
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Rudy L. Troyer, LCSW
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LCSW
Verified Verified
Iberville, LA 70776
Waitlist for new clients
I specialize in the treatment of addictive disorders, anxiety, depression, relationship concerns, trauma, and family issues. The therapy process is provided with in a private and comfortable setting. I employ a non-threatening approach to assist each client in reaching his or her full potential.
I specialize in the treatment of addictive disorders, anxiety, depression, relationship concerns, trauma, and family issues. The therapy process is provided with in a private and comfortable setting. I employ a non-threatening approach to assist each client in reaching his or her full potential.
(225) 286-9963 View (225) 286-9963
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William Nicholas Abraham
Licensed Professional Counselor, MDiv, PhD, LPC
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Iberville, LA 70776
"HELPING BUILD A BETTER YOU". . . . . a mental-behavioral-spiritual growth approach to counseling, looking to history and life span development in understanding one's personality (including family of origin, religious imagination and formation, body image, significant transitional periods, major changes in life, physical problems), helping plan one's future - utilizing one's inner resources and strengths - minimizing symptoms of mental disturbance and maximizing one's ability to flourish through mindfulness techniques and an observant objective posture toward life's choices and attitudes - hopefully leading to the enjoyment of spiritual, mental, physical and emotional balance.
"HELPING BUILD A BETTER YOU". . . . . a mental-behavioral-spiritual growth approach to counseling, looking to history and life span development in understanding one's personality (including family of origin, religious imagination and formation, body image, significant transitional periods, major changes in life, physical problems), helping plan one's future - utilizing one's inner resources and strengths - minimizing symptoms of mental disturbance and maximizing one's ability to flourish through mindfulness techniques and an observant objective posture toward life's choices and attitudes - hopefully leading to the enjoyment of spiritual, mental, physical and emotional balance.
(225) 435-4847 View (225) 435-4847
Photo of LaKeitha A Poole - Small Talk Counseling & Consulting, LPC-S, NCC, BC-TMH, Licensed Professional Counselor
Small Talk Counseling & Consulting
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC-S, NCC, BC-TMH
Verified Verified
5 Endorsed
Iberville, LA 70776
You have taken a critical step in living your best life by seeking support. The journey won't always be easy, but it will definitely be worth it, which is why "It's Talk that Counts." The mission of Small Talk Counseling & Consulting Services is to provide quality therapeutic, educational, and social support services to individual adults, couples, families, and organizations through genuine, interpersonal and collaborative relationships and detailed personalized care.
You have taken a critical step in living your best life by seeking support. The journey won't always be easy, but it will definitely be worth it, which is why "It's Talk that Counts." The mission of Small Talk Counseling & Consulting Services is to provide quality therapeutic, educational, and social support services to individual adults, couples, families, and organizations through genuine, interpersonal and collaborative relationships and detailed personalized care.
(225) 713-3494 View (225) 713-3494
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Kayce Domingue
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, LPC, NCC
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Plaquemine, LA 70764  (Online Only)
You may feel like you've been trapped in a wrestling match vs. "life", left bruised, defeated, or confused. Sometimes, all you need is the right support in your corner as a guide. I have a strong passion for supporting teens, young adults, & parents/adults motivated to improve the quality of their life and/or relationships. Growing up can be TOUGH & adulting can be ROUGH! Inner Works Counseling was created to help you gain peace through inner reflecting, inner nurturing, and inner healing. Providing a warm and judgement free space, I offer help in navigating the burdens that have a strong hold on your life, family, & relationships.
You may feel like you've been trapped in a wrestling match vs. "life", left bruised, defeated, or confused. Sometimes, all you need is the right support in your corner as a guide. I have a strong passion for supporting teens, young adults, & parents/adults motivated to improve the quality of their life and/or relationships. Growing up can be TOUGH & adulting can be ROUGH! Inner Works Counseling was created to help you gain peace through inner reflecting, inner nurturing, and inner healing. Providing a warm and judgement free space, I offer help in navigating the burdens that have a strong hold on your life, family, & relationships.
(225) 396-3871 View (225) 396-3871
Photo of Whitney Brown, MA, LPC, Licensed Professional Counselor
Whitney Brown
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, LPC
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Plaquemine, LA 70764  (Online Only)
I am delighted to extend a warm welcome to you. I'm a Licensed Professional Counselor dedicated to fostering a safe, nurturing, and empathetic space where you can explore your thoughts, feelings, and concerns without judgment. Choosing a counselor is a significant step toward personal growth, and I am honored that you are considering me to accompany you on this journey. At the heart of my approach is the unwavering belief that every individual possesses inherent strength and resilience. I understand that seeking counseling can be both a courageous and vulnerable act.
I am delighted to extend a warm welcome to you. I'm a Licensed Professional Counselor dedicated to fostering a safe, nurturing, and empathetic space where you can explore your thoughts, feelings, and concerns without judgment. Choosing a counselor is a significant step toward personal growth, and I am honored that you are considering me to accompany you on this journey. At the heart of my approach is the unwavering belief that every individual possesses inherent strength and resilience. I understand that seeking counseling can be both a courageous and vulnerable act.
(225) 438-9604 View (225) 438-9604
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Sarah Fisher
Pre-Licensed Professional, MEd, PLPC
Verified Verified
5 Endorsed
Plaquemine, LA 70764
Hello there! I'm Sarah, and I believe in the transformative power of counseling. I work with clients of all ages and have experience helping those struggling with anxiety, self-esteem, life transitions, and more. My therapeutic approach is rooted in trauma-informed care, drawing upon cognitive-behavioral and dialectical behavioral therapy to empower individuals to cultivate hope, autonomy, accountability, and resilience. I am trained in Brainspotting, a powerful approach that can elicit real change for trauma survivors.
Hello there! I'm Sarah, and I believe in the transformative power of counseling. I work with clients of all ages and have experience helping those struggling with anxiety, self-esteem, life transitions, and more. My therapeutic approach is rooted in trauma-informed care, drawing upon cognitive-behavioral and dialectical behavioral therapy to empower individuals to cultivate hope, autonomy, accountability, and resilience. I am trained in Brainspotting, a powerful approach that can elicit real change for trauma survivors.
(225) 307-4657 View (225) 307-4657

Online Therapists

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Journey To Restoration Nawausa Harris
Licensed Professional Counselor, MS, LPC
Verified Verified
Hammond, LA 70403
Nawausa is a Licensed Professional Counselor who provides individuals a safe therapeutic space to express and explore their thoughts and feelings related to various issues such as transitions, life issues, relationship issues, & marriage and family challenges. Her goal as a therapist is to support individuals from different backgrounds, cultures, and genders by providing respect and unconditional positive regard.
Nawausa is a Licensed Professional Counselor who provides individuals a safe therapeutic space to express and explore their thoughts and feelings related to various issues such as transitions, life issues, relationship issues, & marriage and family challenges. Her goal as a therapist is to support individuals from different backgrounds, cultures, and genders by providing respect and unconditional positive regard.
(985) 202-7488 View (985) 202-7488
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Kimberly J. Chandler
Pre-Licensed Professional, PhD, PLPC, LAC
Verified Verified
New Orleans, LA 70122  (Online Only)
Are you finding it hard to navigate everyday life? Are your relationships suffering? Are you simply exhausted? If you answered “yes” to any of these questions, please know you CAN live a different life. Relationship issues, trauma, grief/loss, anxiety/depression, and many other issues are challenging. Handling these issues on your own may seem impossible. You do not have to go it alone when counseling is available. I bring an inclusive approach to my work with everyone.
Are you finding it hard to navigate everyday life? Are your relationships suffering? Are you simply exhausted? If you answered “yes” to any of these questions, please know you CAN live a different life. Relationship issues, trauma, grief/loss, anxiety/depression, and many other issues are challenging. Handling these issues on your own may seem impossible. You do not have to go it alone when counseling is available. I bring an inclusive approach to my work with everyone.
(504) 285-2410 View (504) 285-2410
Photo of Breanne Bourgeois, LPC, NCC, Licensed Professional Counselor
Breanne Bourgeois
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC, NCC
Verified Verified
3 Endorsed
Prairieville, LA 70769
Hi, I'm Bre! I work with individuals who are struggling with various challenges such as anxiety, depression, low self-esteem and the overwhelming stress and demands of life. In addition to individual counseling, I provide relationship counseling and counseling for children, partners and families going through the process of divorce. I believe in the power of relationships and work diligently to assist partners and families in rebuilding communication and strengthening their bonds.
Hi, I'm Bre! I work with individuals who are struggling with various challenges such as anxiety, depression, low self-esteem and the overwhelming stress and demands of life. In addition to individual counseling, I provide relationship counseling and counseling for children, partners and families going through the process of divorce. I believe in the power of relationships and work diligently to assist partners and families in rebuilding communication and strengthening their bonds.
(225) 475-9528 View (225) 475-9528
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Julie Benoit
Licensed Professional Counselor, MEd, LPC, NCC
Verified Verified
5 Endorsed
Metairie, LA 70002
Attention couples: Now accepting new couples on Thursdays! Are you looking to enhance your relationship and learn how to manage conflict in new, effective ways? Do you want to learn the art of compromise in your relationship? I specialize in couples, betrayal trauma, grief/loss, anxiety, and major life transitions. Whether individually or as a couple, I would love to offer you a non judgmental space to begin healing and moving forward. Want to jump start your therapy experience? Ask me about therapy intensives and if they would be right for you.
Attention couples: Now accepting new couples on Thursdays! Are you looking to enhance your relationship and learn how to manage conflict in new, effective ways? Do you want to learn the art of compromise in your relationship? I specialize in couples, betrayal trauma, grief/loss, anxiety, and major life transitions. Whether individually or as a couple, I would love to offer you a non judgmental space to begin healing and moving forward. Want to jump start your therapy experience? Ask me about therapy intensives and if they would be right for you.
(504) 608-1409 View (504) 608-1409
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Anthony C Lowery
Drug & Alcohol Counselor, MA, LAC, CCDP-D, CCGC
Verified Verified
New Orleans, LA 70119
Therapy is a two-way effort entailing mutual respect, responsibility, and consideration between you and your counselor. It is my belief that everyone functions perfectly within the level of their knowledge and that all individuals have the capability to make changes in their life and achieve maximum potential if they acquire the proper skills to utilize their personal resources. I will facilitate an atmosphere of warmth and trust in which you may choose to examine and change patterns or behaviors that are currently not working for you.
Therapy is a two-way effort entailing mutual respect, responsibility, and consideration between you and your counselor. It is my belief that everyone functions perfectly within the level of their knowledge and that all individuals have the capability to make changes in their life and achieve maximum potential if they acquire the proper skills to utilize their personal resources. I will facilitate an atmosphere of warmth and trust in which you may choose to examine and change patterns or behaviors that are currently not working for you.
(504) 208-4457 View (504) 208-4457
Sarah Gary
Pre-Licensed Professional, MS, PLPC
Verified Verified
Lafayette, LA 70508
Hey there! I’m Sarah- a deeply passionate counselor that uses creativity and play therapy with all ages and stages of life! I work with kiddos as young as three years old, adolescents, and young adults. My goal as a counselor is to create a safe and supportive environment- shoes are optional and snacks are always welcome; come as you are! Together we will work to promote self-awareness, facilitate personal growth, build your toolbox of coping skills, and enhance your well-being.
Hey there! I’m Sarah- a deeply passionate counselor that uses creativity and play therapy with all ages and stages of life! I work with kiddos as young as three years old, adolescents, and young adults. My goal as a counselor is to create a safe and supportive environment- shoes are optional and snacks are always welcome; come as you are! Together we will work to promote self-awareness, facilitate personal growth, build your toolbox of coping skills, and enhance your well-being.
(337) 317-4158 View (337) 317-4158
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Nia M Morris-Woods
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, BACS
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
New Orleans, LA 70119
Hello and welcome to your journey in becoming your best self. I am a caring, compassionate and professional therapist. I believe therapist are the change agents that guide the therapeutic process while the clients make decisions that will benefit their lives by using their own best judgement. I am here to facilitate the process and witness the growth that will transform your life forever. Thank yourself for the courage to be better.
Hello and welcome to your journey in becoming your best self. I am a caring, compassionate and professional therapist. I believe therapist are the change agents that guide the therapeutic process while the clients make decisions that will benefit their lives by using their own best judgement. I am here to facilitate the process and witness the growth that will transform your life forever. Thank yourself for the courage to be better.
(504) 800-8381 View (504) 800-8381
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L'Toya F. Brumfield
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, LPC-S
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
New Orleans, LA 70119
Waitlist for new clients
In life we are faced with unpredictable obstacles that are discouraging. I believe that having a willingness to work towards skillfully addressing these obstacles can be rewarding. I believe that even with the challenges of life, we can be resilient, discover a greater sense of our inner self, and improve in ways that are unimaginable. Our life journeys are unique, but meaningful and purposeful. We will work together to strengthen family communication, maneuver life transitions/conflicts within yourself and/or with family members, significant others, adolescent/adult children, and extended family.
In life we are faced with unpredictable obstacles that are discouraging. I believe that having a willingness to work towards skillfully addressing these obstacles can be rewarding. I believe that even with the challenges of life, we can be resilient, discover a greater sense of our inner self, and improve in ways that are unimaginable. Our life journeys are unique, but meaningful and purposeful. We will work together to strengthen family communication, maneuver life transitions/conflicts within yourself and/or with family members, significant others, adolescent/adult children, and extended family.
(504) 676-5291 View (504) 676-5291
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Michelle Comeaux Hernandez
Licensed Professional Counselor, MPS, MS, LPC
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Lafayette, LA 70503
I work well with individuals ages 10 & up, couples and families, and I am now seeing clients after hours on a limited basis. I am trained in the treatment of eating disorders and reIated concerns. I have also worked with many couples with marital and other relationship concerns, and I have worked with many families dealing with divorce, substance abuse and parenting concerns. I have also worked with individuals on a variety of issues including but not limited to anxiety, depression and other mood disorders, emotional and behavioral concerns, academic concerns, relationship concerns, anger management and codependency.
I work well with individuals ages 10 & up, couples and families, and I am now seeing clients after hours on a limited basis. I am trained in the treatment of eating disorders and reIated concerns. I have also worked with many couples with marital and other relationship concerns, and I have worked with many families dealing with divorce, substance abuse and parenting concerns. I have also worked with individuals on a variety of issues including but not limited to anxiety, depression and other mood disorders, emotional and behavioral concerns, academic concerns, relationship concerns, anger management and codependency.
(337) 447-4507 View (337) 447-4507
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Heather Walton
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Lafayette, LA 70503
I am a licensed clinical social worker with 21 years of experience in the social work profession. I have experience working with children in school settings and with children and families in the foster care system. I also have experience providing psychotherapy to adults. My approach is supportive, collaborative and reflective. I utilize evidenced based therapeutic approaches and provide direct honest feedback.
I am a licensed clinical social worker with 21 years of experience in the social work profession. I have experience working with children in school settings and with children and families in the foster care system. I also have experience providing psychotherapy to adults. My approach is supportive, collaborative and reflective. I utilize evidenced based therapeutic approaches and provide direct honest feedback.
(337) 221-9396 View (337) 221-9396
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Debbie B. Breaux
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LCSW
Verified Verified
2 Endorsed
Baton Rouge, LA 70808
If you are looking for a safe non-judgmental space where your preferences and pace will be honored, then read on. I believe it is possible to heal from past trauma and recover from eating disorders. However, I also believe healing requires more than just talk therapy.
If you are looking for a safe non-judgmental space where your preferences and pace will be honored, then read on. I believe it is possible to heal from past trauma and recover from eating disorders. However, I also believe healing requires more than just talk therapy.
(225) 283-1168 View (225) 283-1168
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Motivate Wellness Behavioral & Relationship Health
Licensed Professional Counselor, MEd, LPC, NCC
Verified Verified
Gretna, LA 70053
Hi, I’m Ledora Yerks-Birdlow. I am the Executive Director/CEO of Motivate Wellness Behavioral and Relationship Health Services. More specifically our agency is made up of a group of therapists who sparks change in people’s lives and relationships. Our mission is to provide individuals, couples, and families the tools they need to create healthy, meaningful relationships with those around them.
Hi, I’m Ledora Yerks-Birdlow. I am the Executive Director/CEO of Motivate Wellness Behavioral and Relationship Health Services. More specifically our agency is made up of a group of therapists who sparks change in people’s lives and relationships. Our mission is to provide individuals, couples, and families the tools they need to create healthy, meaningful relationships with those around them.
(504) 608-4790 View (504) 608-4790

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Number of Therapists in Iberville Parish, LA

< 10

Therapists in Iberville Parish, LA who prioritize treating:

100% Depression
100% Anxiety
100% Trauma and PTSD
100% Self Esteem
88% Relationship Issues
88% Anger Management
88% Coping Skills

Average years in practice

12 Years

Top 3 insurances accepted

100% Aetna
100% UnitedHealthcare UHC | UBH
71% BlueCross and BlueShield

How Therapists in Iberville Parish, LA see their clients

63% In Person and Online
37% Online Only

Gender breakdown

75% Female
25% Male
FAQs - About Therapy and Counseling

How can I find a therapist in Iberville Parish?

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.