Therapists in Newton Upper Falls, MA

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Inessa Altshuler
Counselor, LMHC
Verified
Newton Upper Falls, MA 02464
Not accepting new clients
My practice provides safe and supportive environment to reduce pressure, discomfort, fear of judgment creating an atmosphere of trust, acceptance, and validation. This setting allows to speak openly about physical, emotional, and psychological concerns, to freely express doubts, believes, thoughts, feelings, emotions, ideas, and concepts. I encourage, but not pressure, exploring difficult situations, traumatic events, defense mechanisms, malfunctioning schema, identifying patterns, values, beliefs, connections between past and present; building on strengths to overcome challenges, realize potential and find meaning.
My practice provides safe and supportive environment to reduce pressure, discomfort, fear of judgment creating an atmosphere of trust, acceptance, and validation. This setting allows to speak openly about physical, emotional, and psychological concerns, to freely express doubts, believes, thoughts, feelings, emotions, ideas, and concepts. I encourage, but not pressure, exploring difficult situations, traumatic events, defense mechanisms, malfunctioning schema, identifying patterns, values, beliefs, connections between past and present; building on strengths to overcome challenges, realize potential and find meaning.
(339) 368-5683 View (339) 368-5683
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J. Ben Barnes
Psychologist, PhD
Verified
Newton Upper Falls, MA 02464
I provide therapy for adults and adolescents who are feeling trapped by anxiety, fear, unwanted thoughts (or memories), and other distressing emotions related to anxiety disorders and trauma (e.g., fear, guilt, shame, sadness).
I provide therapy for adults and adolescents who are feeling trapped by anxiety, fear, unwanted thoughts (or memories), and other distressing emotions related to anxiety disorders and trauma (e.g., fear, guilt, shame, sadness).
(857) 271-4180 View (857) 271-4180
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Elliott Kronenfeld
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, PhD, LICSW, MSW, MS, CSTS
Verified
6 Endorsed
Newton Upper Falls, MA 02464
I am a certified sex therapist who is licensed in NH, ME, and MA, and specialize in therapies for individuals and couples that are dealing with issues that inhibit future growth and happiness. As the author of Couples by Intention: Creating and Cultivating Relationships That Matter!, specialties include sex/intimacy, infidelity recovery, infertility, Surrogacy/Adoption, life transitions/personal growth, men's issues, and sexual minorities' concerns. My approach is solution focused, varied and includes a strength based perspective. Narrative therapy, CBT and interpersonal methods are often used.
I am a certified sex therapist who is licensed in NH, ME, and MA, and specialize in therapies for individuals and couples that are dealing with issues that inhibit future growth and happiness. As the author of Couples by Intention: Creating and Cultivating Relationships That Matter!, specialties include sex/intimacy, infidelity recovery, infertility, Surrogacy/Adoption, life transitions/personal growth, men's issues, and sexual minorities' concerns. My approach is solution focused, varied and includes a strength based perspective. Narrative therapy, CBT and interpersonal methods are often used.
(603) 239-2119 View (603) 239-2119

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Jill Cowie
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified
Chestnut Hill, MA 02467
Everyone needs and deserves support especially when facing challenging life transitions and loss. Jill provides a holistic approach to therapy for those experiencing grief, depression, anxiety, relationship and identity challenges, trauma, and addiction. She provides evidence-based psychological treatments for adults, teenagers, and pre-teens using Somatic Experiencing, Narrative Therapy, Mindfulness-based Cognitive Behavior Therapy, Internal Family Systems, Motivational Interviewing, and depending on each client's needs, individualized spiritual resourcing, and the framework of post-traumatic growth.
Everyone needs and deserves support especially when facing challenging life transitions and loss. Jill provides a holistic approach to therapy for those experiencing grief, depression, anxiety, relationship and identity challenges, trauma, and addiction. She provides evidence-based psychological treatments for adults, teenagers, and pre-teens using Somatic Experiencing, Narrative Therapy, Mindfulness-based Cognitive Behavior Therapy, Internal Family Systems, Motivational Interviewing, and depending on each client's needs, individualized spiritual resourcing, and the framework of post-traumatic growth.
(617) 812-4894 View (617) 812-4894
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Angeline Maughan
Psychologist, PhD
Verified
Needham, MA 02492
I specialize in the treatment of maternal depression (both prenatal and postpartum), with a specific focus on reducing depressive symptoms, improving relationships, and creating lasting change. Many women come to therapy feeling stuck or trapped in the confines of their depression, and often hopeless about freeing themselves from their feelings of sadness and despair. I believe that everyone, despite current challenges, has the capacity to improve their lives and enjoy a rich and meaningful life. Therapy provides the help and support to formulate a way out of whatever is holding you back from having the life you want.
I specialize in the treatment of maternal depression (both prenatal and postpartum), with a specific focus on reducing depressive symptoms, improving relationships, and creating lasting change. Many women come to therapy feeling stuck or trapped in the confines of their depression, and often hopeless about freeing themselves from their feelings of sadness and despair. I believe that everyone, despite current challenges, has the capacity to improve their lives and enjoy a rich and meaningful life. Therapy provides the help and support to formulate a way out of whatever is holding you back from having the life you want.
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Dr. Tim Ridge
Psychologist, PsyD, LMHC, LMFT
Verified
Needham, MA 02192
Are you dealing with anxiety, sadness, shame, grief, trauma or stuff you really want to let go of in your life? Or perhaps you are feeling a sense of not being good enough, struggling with confidence and self-criticism? Pain may show up as feeling numb or angry, withdrawing from school or work, family and friends. Hiding the stress doesn't help you feel better. My approach is collaborative and non-judgmental, focused on helping you deal with pain from the past and deal with present challenges with greater ease and confidence. If you'd like to feel better about yourself and your life, I can help you get there.
Are you dealing with anxiety, sadness, shame, grief, trauma or stuff you really want to let go of in your life? Or perhaps you are feeling a sense of not being good enough, struggling with confidence and self-criticism? Pain may show up as feeling numb or angry, withdrawing from school or work, family and friends. Hiding the stress doesn't help you feel better. My approach is collaborative and non-judgmental, focused on helping you deal with pain from the past and deal with present challenges with greater ease and confidence. If you'd like to feel better about yourself and your life, I can help you get there.
(781) 990-0825 View (781) 990-0825
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Lauren Giuliano
MS, BCBA, LABA
Verified
Wellesley, MA 02481
I work with parents to build their toolbox of skills to better help their children manage difficult and challenging behaviors. I help assess why behaviors are occurring, and create individualized plans that are easy to follow using evidence-based practices.
I work with parents to build their toolbox of skills to better help their children manage difficult and challenging behaviors. I help assess why behaviors are occurring, and create individualized plans that are easy to follow using evidence-based practices.
(508) 501-0103 View (508) 501-0103
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Carole Davidson
Counselor, LMHC, MEd
Verified
Newton, MA 02460
Not accepting new clients
With compassion and caring I will really listen to you, to understand your struggles and strengths and support your well-being. It is important to feel safe and supported to do personal exploration and deal with life challenges. We will work together and I bring sensitivity, compassion, support, and respect for your individual needs and pace. As an active therapist able to draw upon eclectic ways of working, which can include use of creative expression, I can help you to know, express, and accept yourself, gain perspective, learn new skills and ways of relating.
With compassion and caring I will really listen to you, to understand your struggles and strengths and support your well-being. It is important to feel safe and supported to do personal exploration and deal with life challenges. We will work together and I bring sensitivity, compassion, support, and respect for your individual needs and pace. As an active therapist able to draw upon eclectic ways of working, which can include use of creative expression, I can help you to know, express, and accept yourself, gain perspective, learn new skills and ways of relating.
(617) 860-3603 View (617) 860-3603
Photo of Jaine Darwin, Psychologist in Newton Upper Falls, MA
Jaine Darwin
Psychologist, PsyD, ABPP
Verified
Newton, MA 02459
Are you stuck in your life, work and or relationships? I will work with you to get unstuck by supporting you, guiding you, and helping you to connect past and present so you can create a better future.I believe important changes will take place in a relationship with a caring and skilled therapist. Let me use what I've learned in 30+ years as a therapist to help you.
Are you stuck in your life, work and or relationships? I will work with you to get unstuck by supporting you, guiding you, and helping you to connect past and present so you can create a better future.I believe important changes will take place in a relationship with a caring and skilled therapist. Let me use what I've learned in 30+ years as a therapist to help you.
(617) 379-0233 View (617) 379-0233
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Angela Pang
Psychologist, PsyD
Verified
2 Endorsed
Chestnut Hill, MA 02467  (Online Only)
Not accepting new clients
I see therapy as a collaborative journey towards helping you achieve the well-being that you seek. In treatment, my aim is to help you discover your true self, build coping skills, and successfully navigate life stressors. I create a safe and supportive environment for our work together, and I work with you to form a personalized plan based on your learning style and personality. My approach draws from different theoretical orientations including cognitive-behavioral, insight-driven, positive psychology, solution focused, and motivational interviewing.
I see therapy as a collaborative journey towards helping you achieve the well-being that you seek. In treatment, my aim is to help you discover your true self, build coping skills, and successfully navigate life stressors. I create a safe and supportive environment for our work together, and I work with you to form a personalized plan based on your learning style and personality. My approach draws from different theoretical orientations including cognitive-behavioral, insight-driven, positive psychology, solution focused, and motivational interviewing.
(617) 206-1872 View (617) 206-1872
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Lisa D Delchamps
Counselor, LMHC
Verified
Needham, MA 02492
Not accepting new clients
I strive to help my clients grow toward greater fulfillment in their lives. The process of personal growth often involves making difficult changes and I collaborate with my clients to develop and use their inner resources to make these important changes. In psychotherapy I assist my clients in setting individualized goals for their treatment and work with them using an active therapeutic style.
I strive to help my clients grow toward greater fulfillment in their lives. The process of personal growth often involves making difficult changes and I collaborate with my clients to develop and use their inner resources to make these important changes. In psychotherapy I assist my clients in setting individualized goals for their treatment and work with them using an active therapeutic style.
(508) 928-5017 View (508) 928-5017
Photo of Leah F. Sherman, Clinical Social Work/Therapist in Newton Upper Falls, MA
Leah F. Sherman
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LICSW
Verified
1 Endorsed
Newton, MA 02465
Not accepting new clients
I am a seasoned therapist who has worked extensively with individuals, couples and families through both the typical struggles of life as well as serious life crises. In therapy,I help my clients to identify their strengths and develop resilience and resources in the face of their challenges.Trust and safety are the bedrock of our work, and I believe that my clients value the caring, respect and experience I offer. Our work together includes clarifying the issues that trouble you, determining achievable treatment goals, and exploring both the obstacles as well as the pathways to reaching your goals.
I am a seasoned therapist who has worked extensively with individuals, couples and families through both the typical struggles of life as well as serious life crises. In therapy,I help my clients to identify their strengths and develop resilience and resources in the face of their challenges.Trust and safety are the bedrock of our work, and I believe that my clients value the caring, respect and experience I offer. Our work together includes clarifying the issues that trouble you, determining achievable treatment goals, and exploring both the obstacles as well as the pathways to reaching your goals.
(857) 574-0971 View (857) 574-0971
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Yafit Zilberberg
Counselor, LMHC
Verified
Newton, MA 02456  (Online Only)
I'm a licensed mental health clinician practicing in Brookline, MA. I work with individuals and couples presenting with a range of issues, including anxiety, depression, grief, life transitions, trauma, chronic illness and relationship challenges. I use strength based, relational, insight-oriented, and cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) to help clients explore their emotions and behaviors in a nonjudgmental way.
I'm a licensed mental health clinician practicing in Brookline, MA. I work with individuals and couples presenting with a range of issues, including anxiety, depression, grief, life transitions, trauma, chronic illness and relationship challenges. I use strength based, relational, insight-oriented, and cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) to help clients explore their emotions and behaviors in a nonjudgmental way.
(617) 765-1184 View (617) 765-1184
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Lynn Perlman
Psychologist, PhD, PsyA
Verified
Newton, MA 02461
Psychotherapy is for anyone who wants to make improvements in his/her life. I work with people to free their creative energy to live satisfying lives by resolving blocks caused by unconscious processes that create emotional suffering. It is important to find the approach that is right for you and the person to work with who is right for you. My approach to psychotherapy is pragmatic and flexible. I have an abiding interest in how our minds work and how to improve the quality of our lives.
Psychotherapy is for anyone who wants to make improvements in his/her life. I work with people to free their creative energy to live satisfying lives by resolving blocks caused by unconscious processes that create emotional suffering. It is important to find the approach that is right for you and the person to work with who is right for you. My approach to psychotherapy is pragmatic and flexible. I have an abiding interest in how our minds work and how to improve the quality of our lives.
(617) 401-9444 View (617) 401-9444
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Steven Alan Hassan
Counselor, PhD, MEd, LMHC, NCC
Verified
Newton, MA 02459
As a former cult member, I help people and their families who have been "unduly influenced." I am committed to helping people reclaim their personal power. I wrote four books including Freedom of Mind, Combating Cult Mind Control, and The Cult of Trump. My online courses include Understanding Cults: A Foundational Course. I help people from all over the world who have found that mental health professionals unless they are specialized in treating cult members, are at best a waste of time and resources, and worse, do further harm. A large part of my practice is short term work with former members.
As a former cult member, I help people and their families who have been "unduly influenced." I am committed to helping people reclaim their personal power. I wrote four books including Freedom of Mind, Combating Cult Mind Control, and The Cult of Trump. My online courses include Understanding Cults: A Foundational Course. I help people from all over the world who have found that mental health professionals unless they are specialized in treating cult members, are at best a waste of time and resources, and worse, do further harm. A large part of my practice is short term work with former members.
(617) 941-3800 View (617) 941-3800
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Dr. Thomas Crow
Psychologist, PhD
Verified
Chestnut Hill, MA 02467  (Online Only)
Many people seek therapy because they feel "stuck" in the same relationship patterns, or are finding their relationships unsatisfying, empty, or chaotic. Some hope to find help with anxiety or low mood, ongoing reactions to life stressors or traumatic events, or low self-esteem/confidence. And some seek therapy with the simple goal of understanding themselves more deeply. I believe therapy can help with all of these goals. If any of these sound related to your reasons for therapy, I may be able to help. My specialty lies at the intersection of personality, interpersonal problems, and PTSD/trauma.
Many people seek therapy because they feel "stuck" in the same relationship patterns, or are finding their relationships unsatisfying, empty, or chaotic. Some hope to find help with anxiety or low mood, ongoing reactions to life stressors or traumatic events, or low self-esteem/confidence. And some seek therapy with the simple goal of understanding themselves more deeply. I believe therapy can help with all of these goals. If any of these sound related to your reasons for therapy, I may be able to help. My specialty lies at the intersection of personality, interpersonal problems, and PTSD/trauma.
(617) 676-2378 View (617) 676-2378
Photo of Katie Ginsburg, Clinical Social Work/Therapist in Newton Upper Falls, MA
Katie Ginsburg
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LICSW
Verified
Newton, MA 02459  (Online Only)
Accepting new clients for February! I am a licensed clinical social worker who has been in the field for over 15 years. I have worked in medical settings, youth empowerment programs, social justice nonprofits, and most recently at Massachusetts General Hospital in the Department of Psychiatry. I most often work with clients around anxiety, relationship concerns, family dynamics, job stress, body image, major medical events/illness (including end of life), and substance use concerns. I've completed 200HR yoga teacher training and use mindfulness in my therapy practice if it's of interest to my client.
Accepting new clients for February! I am a licensed clinical social worker who has been in the field for over 15 years. I have worked in medical settings, youth empowerment programs, social justice nonprofits, and most recently at Massachusetts General Hospital in the Department of Psychiatry. I most often work with clients around anxiety, relationship concerns, family dynamics, job stress, body image, major medical events/illness (including end of life), and substance use concerns. I've completed 200HR yoga teacher training and use mindfulness in my therapy practice if it's of interest to my client.
(857) 219-2228 View (857) 219-2228
Photo of Gail E McMeekin, Clinical Social Work/Therapist in Newton Upper Falls, MA
Gail E McMeekin
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LICSW
Verified
Newton, MA 02459
I am known as the Visionary Passionate Mentor/Coach for Creative Entrepreneurs and Professionals. I have written six books on women, creativity, stress, and success, but I also enjoy working with men. We are all creative, and our fascinations help us to become whole, prosperous, and create an ideal life. As a trained Executive Creative Career Coach, I can help you to overcome the obstacles to your success, reduce stress, and achieve your future personal, professional, and creative goals. I am warm, supportive, an excellent brainstormer and action-oriented. I also do career assessment testing and Life Purpose analysis.
I am known as the Visionary Passionate Mentor/Coach for Creative Entrepreneurs and Professionals. I have written six books on women, creativity, stress, and success, but I also enjoy working with men. We are all creative, and our fascinations help us to become whole, prosperous, and create an ideal life. As a trained Executive Creative Career Coach, I can help you to overcome the obstacles to your success, reduce stress, and achieve your future personal, professional, and creative goals. I am warm, supportive, an excellent brainstormer and action-oriented. I also do career assessment testing and Life Purpose analysis.
(617) 997-0577 View (617) 997-0577
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Brooke A Booth
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LICSW, MAPP
Verified
Wellesley, MA 02481  (Online Only)
Not accepting new clients
I work with adults who want to tackle the issues of anxiety, depression, relationships, self-esteem, transitions, and parenting. I find that a sense of humor helps in the therapeutic process and firmly believe that the client is the expert in their own life. My job, as I see it, is to listen to your story with an objective perspective, help you to examine and question existing behaviors and thought patterns, and assist you in developing new strategies to move your life in the direction you desire.
I work with adults who want to tackle the issues of anxiety, depression, relationships, self-esteem, transitions, and parenting. I find that a sense of humor helps in the therapeutic process and firmly believe that the client is the expert in their own life. My job, as I see it, is to listen to your story with an objective perspective, help you to examine and question existing behaviors and thought patterns, and assist you in developing new strategies to move your life in the direction you desire.
(774) 538-9683 View (774) 538-9683
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Kelly Miller
Counselor, MA, LMHC
Verified
Newton, MA 02467
Sometimes life just feels complicated. Life transitions can be overwhelming. The responsibilities that come with starting college, preparing to graduate, moving to a new place, or starting a new job can be daunting. Relationships can be hard. Your relationships with friends, family, or your partner might feel confusing and unsatisfying. You may feel disconnected from those around you and that you don’t have the support you need. Negative thoughts can bring you down. You could be feeling anxious, sad, or scared.
Sometimes life just feels complicated. Life transitions can be overwhelming. The responsibilities that come with starting college, preparing to graduate, moving to a new place, or starting a new job can be daunting. Relationships can be hard. Your relationships with friends, family, or your partner might feel confusing and unsatisfying. You may feel disconnected from those around you and that you don’t have the support you need. Negative thoughts can bring you down. You could be feeling anxious, sad, or scared.
(857) 663-7439 View (857) 663-7439

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Number of Therapists in Newton Upper Falls, MA

< 10

Therapists in Newton Upper Falls, MA who prioritize treating:

100% Anxiety
100% Parenting
100% Trauma and PTSD
67% Relationship Issues
67% Depression
67% ADHD
67% Grief

Average years in practice

13 Years

Top 3 insurances accepted

100% BlueCross and BlueShield
100% Blue Cross
100% Blue Shield

How Therapists in Newton Upper Falls, MA see their clients

100% In Person and Online

Gender breakdown

66% Male
34% Female

FAQs - About Therapy and Counseling

How can I find a therapist in Newton Upper Falls?

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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.