Therapists in Worcester County, MA

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Photo of Meghan C. Foucher, Clinical Social Work/Therapist in Worcester County, MA
Meghan C. Foucher
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LICSW
Verified Verified
Auburn, MA 01501  (Online Only)
Are you finding yourselves falling into the same arguments over and over again? Do you attempt to avoid conflict by walking on eggshells, isolating from each other, or not talking about what needs to be addressed until another “blow-up” happens? Even when you both are in the same space, does it feel like you're miles apart? Are you both feeling lonely, frustrated, and really missing each other? I help couples just like you increase connection, intimacy, and directly communicate with each other about what truly matters.
Are you finding yourselves falling into the same arguments over and over again? Do you attempt to avoid conflict by walking on eggshells, isolating from each other, or not talking about what needs to be addressed until another “blow-up” happens? Even when you both are in the same space, does it feel like you're miles apart? Are you both feeling lonely, frustrated, and really missing each other? I help couples just like you increase connection, intimacy, and directly communicate with each other about what truly matters.
(774) 458-9807 View (774) 458-9807
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Tiffani Simpson
Counselor, LMHC
Verified Verified
Southbridge, MA 01550  (Online Only)
I have been working with substance use disorders and mental health disorders, such as anxiety and depression, since 2019. I take a collaborative approach by talking to you and ensuring that your goals and needs are heard and understood. I focus on ways to help improve your daily life by focusing on current stressors and providing goal setting for each week. By applying different skills and self-care practices into your daily routine, you will be able to see positive behavioral changes.
I have been working with substance use disorders and mental health disorders, such as anxiety and depression, since 2019. I take a collaborative approach by talking to you and ensuring that your goals and needs are heard and understood. I focus on ways to help improve your daily life by focusing on current stressors and providing goal setting for each week. By applying different skills and self-care practices into your daily routine, you will be able to see positive behavioral changes.
(508) 684-5523 View (508) 684-5523
Photo of Jane Dean, Clinical Social Work/Therapist in Worcester County, MA
Jane Dean
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LICSW
Verified Verified
2 Endorsed
North Grafton, MA 01536  (Online Only)
I am accepting new clients. If you are struggling with anxiety, grief, depression, or other negative emotions and need support ; give therapy a try.
I am accepting new clients. If you are struggling with anxiety, grief, depression, or other negative emotions and need support ; give therapy a try.
(508) 247-0118 View (508) 247-0118
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Paula Courtney LMHC Counseling Services
Counselor, MA, LMHC
Verified Verified
Spencer, MA 01562  (Online Only)
BCBS or self pay only. Morning appointments open only. "We can control our thoughts and emotions or they can control us. There is a world of difference." Therapy is educational and direct with focus on cognitive restructuring and skills building. Clients usually report ease of symptoms in the first few weeks. I'm a graduate of Assumption. I've completed the Aaron Beck Institute for Cognitive Behavioral Therapy known to be the most effective form of treatment today. Longer sessions are also available. Some people respond better to a 2 or 3 hour session.
BCBS or self pay only. Morning appointments open only. "We can control our thoughts and emotions or they can control us. There is a world of difference." Therapy is educational and direct with focus on cognitive restructuring and skills building. Clients usually report ease of symptoms in the first few weeks. I'm a graduate of Assumption. I've completed the Aaron Beck Institute for Cognitive Behavioral Therapy known to be the most effective form of treatment today. Longer sessions are also available. Some people respond better to a 2 or 3 hour session.
(508) 456-6202 View (508) 456-6202
Photo of Michael King, Counselor in Worcester County, MA
Michael King
Counselor, MA, LMHC
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Worcester, MA 01603  (Online Only)
I am a Licensed Mental Health Counselor with extensive experience treating Substance Use, Mood Disorders, and Personality Disorders using evidence-based practices such as Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical Behavior Therapy, and Motivational Interviewing. Combining these tried and tested therapies with genuine compassion, validation and understanding is how we will help build insight and resilience to find a path toward the living the life you want.
I am a Licensed Mental Health Counselor with extensive experience treating Substance Use, Mood Disorders, and Personality Disorders using evidence-based practices such as Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical Behavior Therapy, and Motivational Interviewing. Combining these tried and tested therapies with genuine compassion, validation and understanding is how we will help build insight and resilience to find a path toward the living the life you want.
(774) 344-3304 View (774) 344-3304
Photo of Karen Sullivan, Clinical Social Work/Therapist in Worcester County, MA
Karen Sullivan
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LICSW
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Leominster, MA 01453
Waitlist for new clients
I have been a social worker for over 23 years and have worked in a number of different settings, which allowed me to gain knowledge and experience to address any presenting concerns you may have. In my practice, I will guide, nurture, and work together with you on your concerns. I will work with you using a solution-based approach based upon your own individual situation. I am here to help you transform your life through awareness, support, and insight. You are not in this alone, I am here to help you!
I have been a social worker for over 23 years and have worked in a number of different settings, which allowed me to gain knowledge and experience to address any presenting concerns you may have. In my practice, I will guide, nurture, and work together with you on your concerns. I will work with you using a solution-based approach based upon your own individual situation. I am here to help you transform your life through awareness, support, and insight. You are not in this alone, I am here to help you!
(978) 310-0762 View (978) 310-0762
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Shannon Costa
Counselor, LMHC
Verified Verified
Milford, MA 01757
Shannon provides a multi-dimensional approach to therapy. She believes in treating the whole person rather thanjust symptoms. Shannon has experience in working with people in managing difficulties stemming from depression, anxiety, substance use and trauma. Using evidenced-based practices including Motivational Interviewing (MI), Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Solution-Focused Treatment, and mindfulness/relaxation and meditation methods, Shannon works with adults to improve their overall wellness and their sense of selves.
Shannon provides a multi-dimensional approach to therapy. She believes in treating the whole person rather thanjust symptoms. Shannon has experience in working with people in managing difficulties stemming from depression, anxiety, substance use and trauma. Using evidenced-based practices including Motivational Interviewing (MI), Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Solution-Focused Treatment, and mindfulness/relaxation and meditation methods, Shannon works with adults to improve their overall wellness and their sense of selves.
(508) 692-9039 View (508) 692-9039
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Cathy A Boisvert
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LICSW, LCSW, MSW
Verified Verified
Worcester, MA 01605  (Online Only)
I work best with people who have survived adverse childhood experiences, loss, abuse and trauma, and want to continue in their recovery from trauma. Learning about the nervous system and how it adapts/reacts to cues to alert us of potential danger which can assist in regaining control of ourselves and the capacity to tolerate overwhelming emotions and develop skills to cope and self regulate. I bring to the therapeutic alliance academic training and lived experience recovering from childhood trauma, sexual abuse, food addiction, substance use and cooccurring disorders such as PTSD and depression.
I work best with people who have survived adverse childhood experiences, loss, abuse and trauma, and want to continue in their recovery from trauma. Learning about the nervous system and how it adapts/reacts to cues to alert us of potential danger which can assist in regaining control of ourselves and the capacity to tolerate overwhelming emotions and develop skills to cope and self regulate. I bring to the therapeutic alliance academic training and lived experience recovering from childhood trauma, sexual abuse, food addiction, substance use and cooccurring disorders such as PTSD and depression.
(774) 633-2293 View (774) 633-2293
Photo of Samantha Johnson, Clinical Social Work/Therapist in Worcester County, MA
Samantha Johnson
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LICSW
Verified Verified
Leominster, MA 01453  (Online Only)
Not accepting new clients
My therapeutic approach is trauma focused and strengths based, this includes being an EMDR trained therapist. I strive to provide a non-judgmental, safe space to problem solve, work through struggles, and build effective coping skills. My goal is to help empower people to work with their own positive qualities, identify their strengths and make necessary changes. I believe everyone has the potential to live happy and fulfilling lives. Our life experiences and stressors can make this feel extremely difficult. Maybe you’ve tried to do this on your own, but feel stuck. I want to help you to feel unstuck.
My therapeutic approach is trauma focused and strengths based, this includes being an EMDR trained therapist. I strive to provide a non-judgmental, safe space to problem solve, work through struggles, and build effective coping skills. My goal is to help empower people to work with their own positive qualities, identify their strengths and make necessary changes. I believe everyone has the potential to live happy and fulfilling lives. Our life experiences and stressors can make this feel extremely difficult. Maybe you’ve tried to do this on your own, but feel stuck. I want to help you to feel unstuck.
(508) 590-9397 View (508) 590-9397
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Bianca Thomas
Counselor, MA
Verified Verified
Worcester, MA 01610  (Online Only)
The therapy journey can be hard. Working towards your own personal evolution and transformation can be scary. I personally have worked with countless professionals who made me feel like this journey was going to be impossible and hopeless, and it's for this reason that I know how deeply you need a guide you can trust, someone who will walk with you through this experience every step of the way and make it as simple as possible. At the end of the day, the person that can help you the most is the person you feel most connected to; the person you feel safe sharing with. My intention is to be that person for you.
The therapy journey can be hard. Working towards your own personal evolution and transformation can be scary. I personally have worked with countless professionals who made me feel like this journey was going to be impossible and hopeless, and it's for this reason that I know how deeply you need a guide you can trust, someone who will walk with you through this experience every step of the way and make it as simple as possible. At the end of the day, the person that can help you the most is the person you feel most connected to; the person you feel safe sharing with. My intention is to be that person for you.
(508) 850-0154 View (508) 850-0154
Photo of Keith Donohue, Psychologist in Worcester County, MA
Keith Donohue
Psychologist, PhD
Verified Verified
Milford, MA 01757
Keith Donohue is a clinical psychologist, who has been practicing since 2018. He graduated with from Florida State University, with a PhD in clinical psychology and did internship and post-doctoral training at University Behavioral Healthcare / Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and Sanford Health. Keith believes in combining science-based treatment techniques with a relaxed, conversational approach to psychotherapy. His main areas of focus include anxiety, depression, obsessive-compulsive disorder, and post-traumatic stress disorder.
Keith Donohue is a clinical psychologist, who has been practicing since 2018. He graduated with from Florida State University, with a PhD in clinical psychology and did internship and post-doctoral training at University Behavioral Healthcare / Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and Sanford Health. Keith believes in combining science-based treatment techniques with a relaxed, conversational approach to psychotherapy. His main areas of focus include anxiety, depression, obsessive-compulsive disorder, and post-traumatic stress disorder.
(508) 434-4927 View (508) 434-4927
Photo of Anthony Rofino, Counselor in Worcester County, MA
Anthony Rofino
Counselor, LMHC, MA
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Worcester, MA 01608
My particular areas of interests include (but are not limited to): depression/anxiety, life transitions, college mental health, LGBTQIA+ issues, emotion regulation, and issues with relationships. I have significant experience working with the LGBTQIA+ community, as well as with the poly/kink community.
My particular areas of interests include (but are not limited to): depression/anxiety, life transitions, college mental health, LGBTQIA+ issues, emotion regulation, and issues with relationships. I have significant experience working with the LGBTQIA+ community, as well as with the poly/kink community.
(508) 213-9995 View (508) 213-9995
Photo of Theresa McClure, LICSW, Clinical Social Work/Therapist in Worcester County, MA
Theresa McClure, LICSW
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, L, I, C, S, W
Verified Verified
Westborough, MA 01581
Not accepting new clients
My name is Theresa McClure and I am a Clinical Independent Licensed Social Worker who specializes in child/adolescent/family adjustment issues. I received my Masters in Social work from Boston University. I am currently a School Adjustment Counselor and provide counseling to children and adolescents to address a wide variety of issues that impact overall functioning. You will learn how thoughts, feelings, and behaviors are connected and how to manage your emotions.
My name is Theresa McClure and I am a Clinical Independent Licensed Social Worker who specializes in child/adolescent/family adjustment issues. I received my Masters in Social work from Boston University. I am currently a School Adjustment Counselor and provide counseling to children and adolescents to address a wide variety of issues that impact overall functioning. You will learn how thoughts, feelings, and behaviors are connected and how to manage your emotions.
(508) 392-5429 View (508) 392-5429
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Lexington Behavioral Health
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LICSW
Verified Verified
Uxbridge, MA 01569  (Online Only)
We have several years of experience working with the adult population dealing with: Family and couples counseling, dual diagnosis, trauma, psychosis, personality disorders, anxiety, depression, LGBTQ+, and substance use disorder. Together we will work on different treatments such as: coping skills, problem solving, CBT, DBT and remain solution focused. Everyone is individualized, not everyone fits into the same starting point or same modality of treatment.
We have several years of experience working with the adult population dealing with: Family and couples counseling, dual diagnosis, trauma, psychosis, personality disorders, anxiety, depression, LGBTQ+, and substance use disorder. Together we will work on different treatments such as: coping skills, problem solving, CBT, DBT and remain solution focused. Everyone is individualized, not everyone fits into the same starting point or same modality of treatment.
(508) 213-0891 View (508) 213-0891
Photo of Rachel M Kelly, Counselor in Worcester County, MA
Rachel M Kelly
Counselor, MA, LMHC
Verified Verified
2 Endorsed
Holden, MA 01520
I have experience working with children, adolescents, adults and families in both the home and office settings. I have worked in state and private agencies, and am familiar with the importance of working closely within the identified team to ensure comprehensive treatment. I focus on the individual needs of the client and family when developing treatment plans and goals. My experience includes working with individuals and families with emotional and behavioral concerns, trauma, family conflict, substance abuse, mood disorders, and stress. I take a strength-based approach to treatment, and encourage open and honest communication to motivate growth and change.
I have experience working with children, adolescents, adults and families in both the home and office settings. I have worked in state and private agencies, and am familiar with the importance of working closely within the identified team to ensure comprehensive treatment. I focus on the individual needs of the client and family when developing treatment plans and goals. My experience includes working with individuals and families with emotional and behavioral concerns, trauma, family conflict, substance abuse, mood disorders, and stress. I take a strength-based approach to treatment, and encourage open and honest communication to motivate growth and change.
(774) 512-3136 View (774) 512-3136
Photo of Danny Elliott, Clinical Social Work/Therapist in Worcester County, MA
Danny Elliott
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Worcester, MA 01605  (Online Only)
I provide individual therapy with adults who are ready for change. This may be dealing with issues like ruminating thoughts, anxiety attacks, disassociation, flashbacks, obsessions and compulsions, triggers and cognitive distortions Etc. I specialize in anxiety/panic, PTSD, CPTSD, depression, DID, schizophrenia, substance abuse, and LGBTQIA+-related issues as well as many other conditions.
I provide individual therapy with adults who are ready for change. This may be dealing with issues like ruminating thoughts, anxiety attacks, disassociation, flashbacks, obsessions and compulsions, triggers and cognitive distortions Etc. I specialize in anxiety/panic, PTSD, CPTSD, depression, DID, schizophrenia, substance abuse, and LGBTQIA+-related issues as well as many other conditions.
(351) 208-2415 View (351) 208-2415
Photo of Resilient Roots Trauma Services, LLC, Clinical Social Work/Therapist in Worcester County, MA
Resilient Roots Trauma Services, LLC
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LICSW
Verified Verified
Leominster, MA 01453
Hello, I’m so glad you’re here! I recognize that beginning therapy and sharing your story with someone new can feel overwhelming. If you are here seeking support for yourself and/or your child, you have already taken a courageous first step. My approach is client-centered and flexible, tailored to best meet your needs. I strive to provide a warm and safe space that you want to return to each week. I pull from various evidence-based modalities and incorporate holistic practices when appropriate. I believe that oftentimes the most effective treatment engages the mind as well as the body, as trauma is so often stored within.
Hello, I’m so glad you’re here! I recognize that beginning therapy and sharing your story with someone new can feel overwhelming. If you are here seeking support for yourself and/or your child, you have already taken a courageous first step. My approach is client-centered and flexible, tailored to best meet your needs. I strive to provide a warm and safe space that you want to return to each week. I pull from various evidence-based modalities and incorporate holistic practices when appropriate. I believe that oftentimes the most effective treatment engages the mind as well as the body, as trauma is so often stored within.
(351) 222-2871 View (351) 222-2871
Photo of Vielka Guevara, Marriage & Family Therapist in Worcester County, MA
Vielka Guevara
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT
Verified Verified
Upton, MA 01568  (Online Only)
Hi! My name is Vielka and I am a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in Massachusetts (LMFT). I have been working in the mental health field since 2012. I have experience conducting individual and family therapy, in various settings: in-office, in the home, and online with clients presenting with a broad range and severity of clinical issues. However, I have the most experience working with Autism, depression, anxiety, a wide range of challenges within family relationship/blended families/parenting struggles, teen concerns, as well as personal growth, adjustment issues, and crisis.
Hi! My name is Vielka and I am a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in Massachusetts (LMFT). I have been working in the mental health field since 2012. I have experience conducting individual and family therapy, in various settings: in-office, in the home, and online with clients presenting with a broad range and severity of clinical issues. However, I have the most experience working with Autism, depression, anxiety, a wide range of challenges within family relationship/blended families/parenting struggles, teen concerns, as well as personal growth, adjustment issues, and crisis.
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Kate McCann
Counselor, MA, LMHC
Verified Verified
4 Endorsed
Millbury, MA 01527  (Online Only)
Waitlist for new clients
Mar 2024: wait list for private pay, or Aetna, Optum (UHC, UBH), Tufts (public & commercial), Harvard Pilgirm & BCBS insrnc. Are you looking for change but don’t know where to start? Let’s get to work! We can define and prioritize your short and long term goals, and develop steps to accomplish them. We will build on your strengths and experiences, while utilizing a combination of both traditional cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), assertive communication skills, and holistic wellness approaches (mindfulness, breath practice, yoga) in order to address anxiety, trauma, stress management, time management, and relationship issues.
Mar 2024: wait list for private pay, or Aetna, Optum (UHC, UBH), Tufts (public & commercial), Harvard Pilgirm & BCBS insrnc. Are you looking for change but don’t know where to start? Let’s get to work! We can define and prioritize your short and long term goals, and develop steps to accomplish them. We will build on your strengths and experiences, while utilizing a combination of both traditional cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), assertive communication skills, and holistic wellness approaches (mindfulness, breath practice, yoga) in order to address anxiety, trauma, stress management, time management, and relationship issues.
(774) 226-9343 View (774) 226-9343
Photo of David D Nowell, Psychologist in Worcester County, MA
David D Nowell
Psychologist, PhD
Verified Verified
Northborough, MA 01532
As a clinical neuropsychologist I work with clients to identify areas of cognitive strength and weakness and relate those patterns to known profiles of brain-behavior relationship. The process involves an interview, collateral contacts, and carefully selected standardized assessment of brain and emotional functioning. A neuropsychological evaluation may help identify dementia, direct therapies after traumatic brain injury, or tease out ADHD from learning disorder and other developmental conditions.
As a clinical neuropsychologist I work with clients to identify areas of cognitive strength and weakness and relate those patterns to known profiles of brain-behavior relationship. The process involves an interview, collateral contacts, and carefully selected standardized assessment of brain and emotional functioning. A neuropsychological evaluation may help identify dementia, direct therapies after traumatic brain injury, or tease out ADHD from learning disorder and other developmental conditions.
(508) 579-7958 View (508) 579-7958

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Number of Therapists in Worcester County, MA

1,000+

Average cost per session

$150

Therapists in Worcester County, MA who prioritize treating:

93% Anxiety
87% Depression
69% Self Esteem
68% Relationship Issues
68% Coping Skills
67% Trauma and PTSD
67% Stress

Average years in practice

13 Years

Top 3 insurances accepted

89% BlueCross and BlueShield
66% UnitedHealthcare UHC | UBH
61% Optum

How Therapists in Worcester County, MA see their clients

52% In Person and Online
48% Online Only

Gender breakdown

80% Female
19% Male
1% Non-Binary

FAQs - About Therapy and Counseling

How can I find a therapist in Worcester County?

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.