Therapists in Hibbing, MN

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Wellness Within Holistic Psychotherapy
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, DSW, MSW, LICSW
Verified Verified
Hibbing, MN 55746  (Online Only)
Welcome to my psychotherapy practice, where I am committed to helping you on your journey towards self-discovery and wellness. I provide a safe, non-judgmental space for you to explore yourself and make positive changes. My approach is rooted in social work values. I believe that understanding how your environment influences your experience and the challenges you face is essential to providing effective treatment. Respecting your inherent dignity and autonomy is crucial to my practice. I empower you to make decisions aligned with your values and goals.
Welcome to my psychotherapy practice, where I am committed to helping you on your journey towards self-discovery and wellness. I provide a safe, non-judgmental space for you to explore yourself and make positive changes. My approach is rooted in social work values. I believe that understanding how your environment influences your experience and the challenges you face is essential to providing effective treatment. Respecting your inherent dignity and autonomy is crucial to my practice. I empower you to make decisions aligned with your values and goals.
(218) 403-2101 View (218) 403-2101
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Kind Mind Counseling Center
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LICSW
Verified Verified
Hibbing, MN 55746
Kind Mind reserves the right to be exceptionally kind ​regardless of gender, age, race, religion, ethnicity, past actions, political outlook, sexual orientation, social status, class, appearance, language, or occupation. Kind Mind Center believes in the innate ability of all people to reach their fullest potential as a creative, compassionate, and conscious being. Kind Mind Center provides dedicated and professional integrative health, mental health & substance abuse therapeutic services with a person-centered professional approach, serving all people, from all walks of life, with compassion, dignity & respect.
Kind Mind reserves the right to be exceptionally kind ​regardless of gender, age, race, religion, ethnicity, past actions, political outlook, sexual orientation, social status, class, appearance, language, or occupation. Kind Mind Center believes in the innate ability of all people to reach their fullest potential as a creative, compassionate, and conscious being. Kind Mind Center provides dedicated and professional integrative health, mental health & substance abuse therapeutic services with a person-centered professional approach, serving all people, from all walks of life, with compassion, dignity & respect.
(218) 748-8750 View (218) 748-8750
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Darra Bonham
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LICSW
Verified Verified
Hibbing, MN 55746  (Online Only)
It can be difficult to reach out for help, so I commend you for taking that first step. In my practice at Kind Mind, I see adults and couples. As well, I am EMDR trained with a focus on decreasing symptoms of trauma, depression, and anxiety, and use therapy and EMDR to desensitize and reprocess narratives that are hindering you. We might explore the origins of your current beliefs and behaviors in order to better understand the dynamics of your experiences and how they may have shaped your perception of yourself and the world around you. We can then identify what beliefs are no longer serving you well.
It can be difficult to reach out for help, so I commend you for taking that first step. In my practice at Kind Mind, I see adults and couples. As well, I am EMDR trained with a focus on decreasing symptoms of trauma, depression, and anxiety, and use therapy and EMDR to desensitize and reprocess narratives that are hindering you. We might explore the origins of your current beliefs and behaviors in order to better understand the dynamics of your experiences and how they may have shaped your perception of yourself and the world around you. We can then identify what beliefs are no longer serving you well.
(218) 274-8358 View (218) 274-8358
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Charlene Colwell
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LICSW
Verified Verified
Hibbing, MN 55746  (Online Only)
Primary Therapy approaches: IFS, ERP, and EMDR. I also provide consultation for OCD therapy providers. Do you feel anxious, stressed, perfectionistic, self critical, bothered by repetitive anxious thoughts or stuck in past painful memories and hurts? Do you want to learn how to experience more peace, calm, and clarity on the inside so you can live more authentically, confidently, and compassionately? When working together in therapy we will explore your personal goals as well as aim towards you having a better relationship with yourself to live a more harmonious and peaceful life.
Primary Therapy approaches: IFS, ERP, and EMDR. I also provide consultation for OCD therapy providers. Do you feel anxious, stressed, perfectionistic, self critical, bothered by repetitive anxious thoughts or stuck in past painful memories and hurts? Do you want to learn how to experience more peace, calm, and clarity on the inside so you can live more authentically, confidently, and compassionately? When working together in therapy we will explore your personal goals as well as aim towards you having a better relationship with yourself to live a more harmonious and peaceful life.
(218) 297-7679 View (218) 297-7679
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Well
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LICSW, LMFT
Verified Verified
Hibbing, MN 55746
Well was created with the purpose of helping individuals, couples, and families grow independently and as a whole.  We realize that life has its challenges and can sometimes feel overwhelming and unrelenting, which may leave us feeling hopeless.  Other times life may have us feeling stuck and needing someone to walk along side us as we seek understanding.  
Well was created with the purpose of helping individuals, couples, and families grow independently and as a whole.  We realize that life has its challenges and can sometimes feel overwhelming and unrelenting, which may leave us feeling hopeless.  Other times life may have us feeling stuck and needing someone to walk along side us as we seek understanding.  
(218) 322-1293 View (218) 322-1293
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Daniel P Johnson
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, LPCC, NCC
Verified Verified
Hibbing, MN 55746  (Online Only)
Life demands tremendous effort and intention to navigate; but good mental health does not have to be a mystery. You may experience depression, anxiety, worry, struggles with relationships, substance use, and feel burdened by life. However, your life can be changed in a profound way to help you achieve balance. Perhaps you don't know what direction your life is headed, or are stuck in unhealthy relationship patterns. Perhaps you already have relative balance but feel an urgent need to deepen your understanding of yourself?
Life demands tremendous effort and intention to navigate; but good mental health does not have to be a mystery. You may experience depression, anxiety, worry, struggles with relationships, substance use, and feel burdened by life. However, your life can be changed in a profound way to help you achieve balance. Perhaps you don't know what direction your life is headed, or are stuck in unhealthy relationship patterns. Perhaps you already have relative balance but feel an urgent need to deepen your understanding of yourself?
(612) 421-0197 View (612) 421-0197
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Janine A Hill
Marriage & Family Therapist, MS, LMFT
Verified Verified
Hibbing, MN 55746
In the last 24 years I have worked with clients who have sought to make changes in their lives. I have extensive experience in the areas of depression, anxiety, trauma, life transitions, relationship issues and grief and loss. My passion is helping individuals, families and couples find ways which support the desired growth and change they are seeking. I focus on individual, couple or family strengths brought into sessions as a building place for the onset of healing and change to take place. My collaborative and straightforward approach with clients has empowered them to take needed steps to achieve their goals.
In the last 24 years I have worked with clients who have sought to make changes in their lives. I have extensive experience in the areas of depression, anxiety, trauma, life transitions, relationship issues and grief and loss. My passion is helping individuals, families and couples find ways which support the desired growth and change they are seeking. I focus on individual, couple or family strengths brought into sessions as a building place for the onset of healing and change to take place. My collaborative and straightforward approach with clients has empowered them to take needed steps to achieve their goals.
(218) 228-0016 View (218) 228-0016
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Roni Horak
Counselor, LPCC, MSEd
Verified Verified
Hibbing, MN 55746
Providing a safe and therapeutic environment for people to explore options for a happy and healthier life for themselves and the people they love is the cornerstone of my approach to therapy. I strive to provide quality services for people of all ages, groups, and family units that embrace a solution-focused model. With an extensive professional background working with children and families as a therapist and manager of the Adult, Children, Family, and Respite services, my experience has equipped many different approaches to your therapeutic process. Experiential and innovative forms of therapy including Equine Assisted Therapy.
Providing a safe and therapeutic environment for people to explore options for a happy and healthier life for themselves and the people they love is the cornerstone of my approach to therapy. I strive to provide quality services for people of all ages, groups, and family units that embrace a solution-focused model. With an extensive professional background working with children and families as a therapist and manager of the Adult, Children, Family, and Respite services, my experience has equipped many different approaches to your therapeutic process. Experiential and innovative forms of therapy including Equine Assisted Therapy.
(218) 325-9107 View (218) 325-9107
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Jonathan Speare
Psychologist, PhD
Verified Verified
Hibbing, MN 55746
Not accepting new clients
I have extensive experience providing psychotherapy and counseling to people struggling with addictions and trauma and to those dealing with acute and chronic pain, as well as decades of experience using both traditional and nontraditional or holistic approaches to treat such problems as anxiety, depression, and shame.
I have extensive experience providing psychotherapy and counseling to people struggling with addictions and trauma and to those dealing with acute and chronic pain, as well as decades of experience using both traditional and nontraditional or holistic approaches to treat such problems as anxiety, depression, and shame.
(218) 203-3860 View (218) 203-3860
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Jennifer Elmberg
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LICSW
Verified Verified
Hibbing, MN 55746
As a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker (LICSW), I am deeply committed to supporting individuals and couples on their journey towards healing and self-discovery. I work with individuals aged 13 and older who struggle with symptoms related to unresolved trauma, anxiety disorders, depressive disorders, and OCD. I create a safe and compassionate space where individuals can explore their innermost thoughts and emotions. My goal is to empower clients to tap into their inner resilience and cultivate a sense of wholeness.
As a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker (LICSW), I am deeply committed to supporting individuals and couples on their journey towards healing and self-discovery. I work with individuals aged 13 and older who struggle with symptoms related to unresolved trauma, anxiety disorders, depressive disorders, and OCD. I create a safe and compassionate space where individuals can explore their innermost thoughts and emotions. My goal is to empower clients to tap into their inner resilience and cultivate a sense of wholeness.
(218) 392-1606 View (218) 392-1606
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Leah Pillsbury
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LICSW
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Hibbing, MN 55746  (Online Only)
Life throws a lot our way and sometimes it can be hard to know how to handle it all. Most of us were never taught the tools to manage emotional and mental challenges, which can lead to anxiety and depression. Let me help you uncover what’s keeping you from living your best life! I have a unique ability to relate to my clients on a personal level. I view therapy as a collaborative process that can lead to growth. My style includes authenticity, humor, warmth, and provides a safe space for my clients to feel welcomed, heard and validated. I am a safe place to land each week. Let me help carry the weight!
Life throws a lot our way and sometimes it can be hard to know how to handle it all. Most of us were never taught the tools to manage emotional and mental challenges, which can lead to anxiety and depression. Let me help you uncover what’s keeping you from living your best life! I have a unique ability to relate to my clients on a personal level. I view therapy as a collaborative process that can lead to growth. My style includes authenticity, humor, warmth, and provides a safe space for my clients to feel welcomed, heard and validated. I am a safe place to land each week. Let me help carry the weight!
(612) 429-4265 View (612) 429-4265

Online Therapists

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Jake Pierce-Walsh
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LICSW
Verified Verified
Duluth, MN 55802  (Online Only)
I provide confidential, professional therapy for a variety of issues and concerns. From resolving depression or anxiety to healing past trauma, improving relationships to ending addiction; therapy with me is about no longer managing or coping, but instead getting to the source of your issues and discovering what helps you heal. Whether this is your first time considering therapy or you're feeling ready to return, I help people from all walks of life find solutions and feel better.
I provide confidential, professional therapy for a variety of issues and concerns. From resolving depression or anxiety to healing past trauma, improving relationships to ending addiction; therapy with me is about no longer managing or coping, but instead getting to the source of your issues and discovering what helps you heal. Whether this is your first time considering therapy or you're feeling ready to return, I help people from all walks of life find solutions and feel better.
(218) 343-3406 View (218) 343-3406
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Alex E Ross
Counselor, MA, LPCC
Verified Verified
Duluth, MN 55811
Waitlist for new clients
I currently enjoy and have experience working with individuals of varying ages in providing services to address trauma with children, adolescents and adults as well as other stressors that may result in anxiety or other concerns. I am trained in evidenced based practices such as EMDR, CPT and TF-CBT and work with individuals to determine what is the best fit. My approach to therapy is to determine with clients and families what will be most helpful for the specific life circumstances and to meet them where they are in life.
I currently enjoy and have experience working with individuals of varying ages in providing services to address trauma with children, adolescents and adults as well as other stressors that may result in anxiety or other concerns. I am trained in evidenced based practices such as EMDR, CPT and TF-CBT and work with individuals to determine what is the best fit. My approach to therapy is to determine with clients and families what will be most helpful for the specific life circumstances and to meet them where they are in life.
(218) 322-1745 View (218) 322-1745
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Northland Psychological Services
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LICSW
Verified Verified
Duluth, MN 55811
I work with adults aged 30 and beyond who live with chronic pain and illnesses, terminal illnesses, developmental trauma, PTSD, anxiety, depression, grief/ death and loss and spiritual pain. The experiences they have witness and lived with and how it has made a impact in their lives. The goal is to help them get “unstuck” and reconnect to self by offering tools, resources and to hold space so they can move forward and live their lives to be their best selves.
I work with adults aged 30 and beyond who live with chronic pain and illnesses, terminal illnesses, developmental trauma, PTSD, anxiety, depression, grief/ death and loss and spiritual pain. The experiences they have witness and lived with and how it has made a impact in their lives. The goal is to help them get “unstuck” and reconnect to self by offering tools, resources and to hold space so they can move forward and live their lives to be their best selves.
(218) 422-3976 View (218) 422-3976
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Joshua Eades
Pre-Licensed Professional, MSEd
Verified Verified
Duluth, MN 55802
As someone who understands how difficult it can be to reach out for support and receive it, I strive to create a safe and welcoming environment for my clients. As a therapist, my aim is to facilitate my clients' personal growth and transformation by providing a supportive, non-judgmental space where they can explore their feelings and experiences. Though I draw from a variety of theoretical approaches, I primarily operate from a person-centered approach that recognizes the potential for self-healing and growth in each individual. This approach is focused on creating a strong therapeutic relationship based on empathy and congruence
As someone who understands how difficult it can be to reach out for support and receive it, I strive to create a safe and welcoming environment for my clients. As a therapist, my aim is to facilitate my clients' personal growth and transformation by providing a supportive, non-judgmental space where they can explore their feelings and experiences. Though I draw from a variety of theoretical approaches, I primarily operate from a person-centered approach that recognizes the potential for self-healing and growth in each individual. This approach is focused on creating a strong therapeutic relationship based on empathy and congruence
(218) 427-4476 View (218) 427-4476
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Carley Mason
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT
Verified Verified
2 Endorsed
Duluth, MN 55802  (Online Only)
Building relationships and trust are at the heart of Carley's practice, and she believes everyone has unique and resilient qualities that can be tapped into, especially during difficult times in life. She strives to create a safe, non-judgmental, therapeutic environment, where clients feel accepted and understood. Carley’s professional philosophy is framed within a holistic approach to treatment. She helps clients integrate the mind/body and gain a sense of cognitive and emotional balance.
Building relationships and trust are at the heart of Carley's practice, and she believes everyone has unique and resilient qualities that can be tapped into, especially during difficult times in life. She strives to create a safe, non-judgmental, therapeutic environment, where clients feel accepted and understood. Carley’s professional philosophy is framed within a holistic approach to treatment. She helps clients integrate the mind/body and gain a sense of cognitive and emotional balance.
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Love the Journey Counseling Center
Marriage & Family Therapist, MS, LMFT
Verified Verified
Hinckley, MN 55037
Located in Hinckley and Mora. We help with anxiety, behavioral concerns, communication skills, depression, parenting issues, physical abuse, sexual abuse, stress management, transitions, trauma and more. What to expect: We start with gathering background information including current concerns and history of concerns. Based on the information provided, we make a plan to help clients achieve personal and professional goals; We do so in a manner that helps clients feel safe to express their thoughts and feelings. Therapy is a dual effort; it takes both of us.
Located in Hinckley and Mora. We help with anxiety, behavioral concerns, communication skills, depression, parenting issues, physical abuse, sexual abuse, stress management, transitions, trauma and more. What to expect: We start with gathering background information including current concerns and history of concerns. Based on the information provided, we make a plan to help clients achieve personal and professional goals; We do so in a manner that helps clients feel safe to express their thoughts and feelings. Therapy is a dual effort; it takes both of us.
(320) 313-1241 View (320) 313-1241
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Ashley DeMars
Counselor, MSEd, LPCC
Verified Verified
Duluth, MN 55802
My passion is working with teens and young adults who experience anxiety, depression, and other major life changes. It can be hard in this ever changing world to have a place to feel heard and supported. My intent is to help build that bridge for people to have a safe and secure place to feel heard and supported when things in life feel challenging and alone. I want to be with you in the journey of self-growth and help challenge life's ever changing difficulties. I look forward to sharing this powerful experience with you and joining in your process of self-growth and discovery.
My passion is working with teens and young adults who experience anxiety, depression, and other major life changes. It can be hard in this ever changing world to have a place to feel heard and supported. My intent is to help build that bridge for people to have a safe and secure place to feel heard and supported when things in life feel challenging and alone. I want to be with you in the journey of self-growth and help challenge life's ever changing difficulties. I look forward to sharing this powerful experience with you and joining in your process of self-growth and discovery.
(218) 276-8600 View (218) 276-8600
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Christy Schick
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LICSW
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Duluth, MN 55804  (Online Only)
I value offering a safe, supportive, inclusive space for when you instinctively feel exploring change is important. Together we will increase your resiliency, explore the relationships and experiences you want in life, building on your unique personality and strengths to achieve what you most desire. I have 20 years of experience working with people with various needs. I offer a range of approaches to assist you in moving through challenging life conditions towards finding more ease in life. I focus on relationship difficulties, life transitions, grief and loss, anxiety, depression, PTSD, trauma, addictions and helping you integrate spirituality.
I value offering a safe, supportive, inclusive space for when you instinctively feel exploring change is important. Together we will increase your resiliency, explore the relationships and experiences you want in life, building on your unique personality and strengths to achieve what you most desire. I have 20 years of experience working with people with various needs. I offer a range of approaches to assist you in moving through challenging life conditions towards finding more ease in life. I focus on relationship difficulties, life transitions, grief and loss, anxiety, depression, PTSD, trauma, addictions and helping you integrate spirituality.
(612) 999-2267 View (612) 999-2267
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Brooke Borst
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LGSW
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Sandstone, MN 55072
I work with adults ages 18+, I am experienced in working with clients who are experiencing depression, anxiety, Trauma, addiction, and many other mental health struggles. I work from a person-centered approach, and I will work with each individual to meet their mental health goals.
I work with adults ages 18+, I am experienced in working with clients who are experiencing depression, anxiety, Trauma, addiction, and many other mental health struggles. I work from a person-centered approach, and I will work with each individual to meet their mental health goals.
(320) 441-1105 View (320) 441-1105

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Number of Therapists in Hibbing, MN

10+

Average cost per session

$175

Therapists in Hibbing, MN who prioritize treating:

100% Anxiety
91% Depression
91% Stress
82% Relationship Issues
82% Self Esteem
73% Trauma and PTSD
73% Coping Skills

Average years in practice

12 Years

Top 3 insurances accepted

82% Medica
73% UnitedHealthcare UHC | UBH
73% UCare

How Therapists in Hibbing, MN see their clients

55% In Person and Online
45% Online Only

Gender breakdown

72% Female
28% Male
FAQs - About Therapy and Counseling

How can I find a therapist in Hibbing?

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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.