Therapists in Isanti County, MN

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Photo of Bill Sieben, Marriage & Family Therapist in Isanti County, MN
Bill Sieben
Marriage & Family Therapist, DMin, MDiv, LMFT
Verified Verified
Isanti, MN 55040
Bill focuses on helping you to access different ways of internal understanding in order to come through experiences such as grief, loss, shame, relationship challenges, spiritual crisis, physical health issues and trauma; ultimately developing an original sense of self that may have been lost in the narrative or story of life. This original self is who you were meant to be, and it often requires identifying and removing survival strategies which may have worked for time but have now become a barrier to your ability to feel fully embodied, connected and whole.
Bill focuses on helping you to access different ways of internal understanding in order to come through experiences such as grief, loss, shame, relationship challenges, spiritual crisis, physical health issues and trauma; ultimately developing an original sense of self that may have been lost in the narrative or story of life. This original self is who you were meant to be, and it often requires identifying and removing survival strategies which may have worked for time but have now become a barrier to your ability to feel fully embodied, connected and whole.
(763) 373-7297 View (763) 373-7297
Photo of Robbie Deering, Marriage & Family Therapist in Isanti County, MN
Robbie Deering
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Isanti, MN 55040
I believe the most important factor in successful therapy is the therapist-client relationship. I bring humor, honesty, and authenticity into my sessions, while creating a safe and supportive space for clients to be who they are. My role in the therapy process is to provide support and encouragement to clients as they explore the changes they desire. I enjoy working with adults, new parents, new or engaged couples, and families to address concerns related to depression, anxiety, trauma, conflict, relationship challenges, parenting challenges, and life transitions.
I believe the most important factor in successful therapy is the therapist-client relationship. I bring humor, honesty, and authenticity into my sessions, while creating a safe and supportive space for clients to be who they are. My role in the therapy process is to provide support and encouragement to clients as they explore the changes they desire. I enjoy working with adults, new parents, new or engaged couples, and families to address concerns related to depression, anxiety, trauma, conflict, relationship challenges, parenting challenges, and life transitions.
(763) 878-8625 View (763) 878-8625
Photo of Ashley Bradt, Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor in Isanti County, MN
Ashley Bradt
Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor, LPCC, LADC
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Isanti, MN 55040  (Online Only)
Welcome! I’m Ashley, a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor (LPCC), and a Licensed Alcohol & Drug Counselor (LADC). I enjoy working alongside individuals and couples as they navigate through the ride of life. I have knowledge and training in both the mental health and substance use worlds. I commonly use mindfulness practices, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), and Strengths Based Therapy to help assist individuals in meeting their personal goals. Taking the leap into counseling can be uncomfortable and a bit anxiety-provoking. I value creating a safe and welcoming space for all who enter.
Welcome! I’m Ashley, a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor (LPCC), and a Licensed Alcohol & Drug Counselor (LADC). I enjoy working alongside individuals and couples as they navigate through the ride of life. I have knowledge and training in both the mental health and substance use worlds. I commonly use mindfulness practices, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), and Strengths Based Therapy to help assist individuals in meeting their personal goals. Taking the leap into counseling can be uncomfortable and a bit anxiety-provoking. I value creating a safe and welcoming space for all who enter.
(763) 373-5321 View (763) 373-5321
Photo of Melissa Martini-Tischer, Counselor in Isanti County, MN
Melissa Martini-Tischer
Counselor, MA, LPCC
Verified Verified
Isanti, MN 55040
Not accepting new clients
I specialize in treating adults and teens who are struggling with addiction, addictive behaviors, trauma, anxiety, low self-esteem, depression, suicidal ideation, co-dependency, feeling overwhelmed and emotional dysregulation. Together, we can identify barriers, triggers, warning signs and behaviors that get in the way of the life. While listening closely to your life experience, and offering reflection, support and teaching you the skills to find hope again, and find life more manageable.
I specialize in treating adults and teens who are struggling with addiction, addictive behaviors, trauma, anxiety, low self-esteem, depression, suicidal ideation, co-dependency, feeling overwhelmed and emotional dysregulation. Together, we can identify barriers, triggers, warning signs and behaviors that get in the way of the life. While listening closely to your life experience, and offering reflection, support and teaching you the skills to find hope again, and find life more manageable.
(612) 688-5943 View (612) 688-5943
Photo of Ehlan Thompson, Marriage & Family Therapist in Isanti County, MN
Ehlan Thompson
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Isanti, MN 55040
I am a Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist with a Master’s Degree from the University of St. Thomas. I have been providing individual therapy for children ages 3-18 for the past 18 years. I have worked in a variety of clinical settings including schools, outpatient clinics, in-home services, and residential treatment facilities. I am also an LMFT Board Approved Supervisor. I have received specialized training in Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical Behavior Therapy, and 0-5 Mental Health. I enjoy working with children of all ages, and have experience working with a variety of diagnoses and problem areas.
I am a Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist with a Master’s Degree from the University of St. Thomas. I have been providing individual therapy for children ages 3-18 for the past 18 years. I have worked in a variety of clinical settings including schools, outpatient clinics, in-home services, and residential treatment facilities. I am also an LMFT Board Approved Supervisor. I have received specialized training in Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical Behavior Therapy, and 0-5 Mental Health. I enjoy working with children of all ages, and have experience working with a variety of diagnoses and problem areas.
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Angela Trusten
Counselor, MA, LPCC
Verified Verified
Cambridge, MN 55008
My passion for helping those experiencing barriers due to mental health started over 20 years ago, working in group residential housing, mental health case management, and rehabilitative services. That passion continues today, where I specialize in trauma-informed care, partnering with clients to deliver services that not only help them heal, but in a manner that meets people where they are on their recovery journey.
My passion for helping those experiencing barriers due to mental health started over 20 years ago, working in group residential housing, mental health case management, and rehabilitative services. That passion continues today, where I specialize in trauma-informed care, partnering with clients to deliver services that not only help them heal, but in a manner that meets people where they are on their recovery journey.
(651) 615-5383 View (651) 615-5383
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Michael Peter Keller
Psychologist, PhD, LP
Verified Verified
Cambridge, MN 55008
My practice is based on the belief that my client's needs are of the utmost importance and I am committed to meeting those needs. I welcome the opportunity to earn your trust and to help you gain hope, experience growth, and obtain positive change in your life. I believe in the power of positive expectations, the benefit of hope, and the influence of optimism on the outcomes of our lives.
My practice is based on the belief that my client's needs are of the utmost importance and I am committed to meeting those needs. I welcome the opportunity to earn your trust and to help you gain hope, experience growth, and obtain positive change in your life. I believe in the power of positive expectations, the benefit of hope, and the influence of optimism on the outcomes of our lives.
(612) 360-2699 View (612) 360-2699
Photo of Margaret Light, Marriage & Family Therapist in Isanti County, MN
Margaret Light
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT
Verified Verified
Isanti, MN 55040  (Online Only)
I work with adults, couples, and families who face challenges related to their personal, professional, or familial circumstances. Many of my clients have found improvement through discovering balance, finding confidence, and healing from previous painful experiences. Our work will focus on improving your ability to manage difficult situations and emotions, processing and learning from previous experiences of all kinds, and learning constructive new ways of interacting with others and the world around you. I have experience working with a variety people of varying racial, sexual, political, and religious identities.
I work with adults, couples, and families who face challenges related to their personal, professional, or familial circumstances. Many of my clients have found improvement through discovering balance, finding confidence, and healing from previous painful experiences. Our work will focus on improving your ability to manage difficult situations and emotions, processing and learning from previous experiences of all kinds, and learning constructive new ways of interacting with others and the world around you. I have experience working with a variety people of varying racial, sexual, political, and religious identities.
(763) 703-2755 View (763) 703-2755
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Jack Kasl
Psychologist, PhD, LP
Verified Verified
Cambridge, MN 55008
I provide compassionate care to individuals and couples who suffer emotionally. I will assist in clarifying the values that people struggle to identify and to put into action. I provide solution-focused therapy once barriers to successful living are identified. I find that a holistic, mind/body approach is essential to uncovering the solutions to life's problems. Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) is uniquely geared in affecting personal change and is a certified, evidence-based therapy approach.
I provide compassionate care to individuals and couples who suffer emotionally. I will assist in clarifying the values that people struggle to identify and to put into action. I provide solution-focused therapy once barriers to successful living are identified. I find that a holistic, mind/body approach is essential to uncovering the solutions to life's problems. Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) is uniquely geared in affecting personal change and is a certified, evidence-based therapy approach.
(612) 223-7268 View (612) 223-7268
Photo of Samantha Yerks, Clinical Social Work/Therapist in Isanti County, MN
Samantha Yerks
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LICSW, LADC
Verified Verified
Cambridge, MN 55008
Waitlist for new clients
Because therapy can be intimidating, I make it a point to be sure all of my clients feel comfortable, welcomed and understood. I specialize in the treatment of: trauma, depression, anxiety, & addiction. I treat people through the use of attachment theory and Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR). Attachment theory can help individuals examine the experiences of their relationships and process them in a healthier manner. I use EMDR in the treatment of trauma and other mental health needs, such as: anxiety, addiction and depression.
Because therapy can be intimidating, I make it a point to be sure all of my clients feel comfortable, welcomed and understood. I specialize in the treatment of: trauma, depression, anxiety, & addiction. I treat people through the use of attachment theory and Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR). Attachment theory can help individuals examine the experiences of their relationships and process them in a healthier manner. I use EMDR in the treatment of trauma and other mental health needs, such as: anxiety, addiction and depression.
(651) 319-5341 View (651) 319-5341
Photo of Kimberly Apel, Counselor in Isanti County, MN
Kimberly Apel
Counselor, MA, LPCC, LADC
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Cambridge, MN 55008
Waitlist for new clients
Kim is trained in Adaptive Internal Relational Network Therapy (AIR) and Eye Movement Desensitization & Reprocessing (EMDR). Kim utilizes a strengths-based approach, motivational interviewing, and solution-focused methods with a heavy emphasis on Adlerian Therapy. She is passionate about nurturing others’ ability to grow through their trauma and become their best selves. Kim has previously worked with teens, children and families in schools and has also worked for the State of Minnesota with both the Department of Corrections and the Department of Health Services.
Kim is trained in Adaptive Internal Relational Network Therapy (AIR) and Eye Movement Desensitization & Reprocessing (EMDR). Kim utilizes a strengths-based approach, motivational interviewing, and solution-focused methods with a heavy emphasis on Adlerian Therapy. She is passionate about nurturing others’ ability to grow through their trauma and become their best selves. Kim has previously worked with teens, children and families in schools and has also worked for the State of Minnesota with both the Department of Corrections and the Department of Health Services.
(612) 662-9562 View (612) 662-9562
Photo of Traci Page, Drug & Alcohol Counselor in Isanti County, MN
Traci Page
Drug & Alcohol Counselor, MA, LPCC, LADC
Verified Verified
Isanti, MN 55040
I am a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor (LPCC) and a Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor (LADC). I work with individuals and teens in the areas of anxiety, depression, trauma, domestic violence and substance abuse. I come from a strength-based, family systems approach with clients' goals in mind. Please visit my website for more information.
I am a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor (LPCC) and a Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor (LADC). I work with individuals and teens in the areas of anxiety, depression, trauma, domestic violence and substance abuse. I come from a strength-based, family systems approach with clients' goals in mind. Please visit my website for more information.
(763) 515-0741 View (763) 515-0741
Photo of Serenity Circle Counseling, Marriage & Family Therapist in Isanti County, MN
Serenity Circle Counseling
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Isanti, MN 55040
Serenity Circle Counseling provides counseling services to children, adolescents, adults, couples, and families to address issues such as anger, anxiety, chemical dependency, depression, empowerment, grief and loss, personal victimization, self-discovery, and trauma. We also offer psychological assessments and chemical dependency assessments.
Serenity Circle Counseling provides counseling services to children, adolescents, adults, couples, and families to address issues such as anger, anxiety, chemical dependency, depression, empowerment, grief and loss, personal victimization, self-discovery, and trauma. We also offer psychological assessments and chemical dependency assessments.
(763) 373-4104 View (763) 373-4104
Photo of Nicole Otis, Marriage & Family Therapist in Isanti County, MN
Nicole Otis
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT, CSAT
Verified Verified
Cambridge, MN 55008  (Online Only)
Are you struggling with sexual compulsivity, unwanted sexual behaviors or betrayal trauma? If you or your partner are struggling with these specific issues, let me guide you and your relationship towards healing and freedom. 
I am a trained (CSAT) Certified Sex Addiction Therapist and certified Brainspotting therapist. I am passionate about helping individuals and couples affected by sex and porn compulsivity, and betrayal trauma, including sexting, prostitution, emotional affairs, and physical affairs, as well as anxiety, depression, grief and loss, and life transitions.
Are you struggling with sexual compulsivity, unwanted sexual behaviors or betrayal trauma? If you or your partner are struggling with these specific issues, let me guide you and your relationship towards healing and freedom. 
I am a trained (CSAT) Certified Sex Addiction Therapist and certified Brainspotting therapist. I am passionate about helping individuals and couples affected by sex and porn compulsivity, and betrayal trauma, including sexting, prostitution, emotional affairs, and physical affairs, as well as anxiety, depression, grief and loss, and life transitions.
(320) 266-1693 View (320) 266-1693
Photo of Mackenzie Nolan, Pre-Licensed Professional in Isanti County, MN
Mackenzie Nolan
Pre-Licensed Professional, MS
Verified Verified
Cambridge, MN 55008
Welcome to a space where all ages are embraced and supported on their journey to well-being! From kids to teens, adults, individuals, and families, you'll find a warm and open door here. Starting from age 6, I specialize in working collaboratively with families to navigate life's challenges, whether they're routine adjustments or unexpected transitions. Together, we'll tackle conflicts, strengthen bonds, and help you find your path to resilience. My expertise spans a wide range of backgrounds, addressing issues like trauma, mood and behavioral concerns, relational difficulties, and providing valuable parenting support.
Welcome to a space where all ages are embraced and supported on their journey to well-being! From kids to teens, adults, individuals, and families, you'll find a warm and open door here. Starting from age 6, I specialize in working collaboratively with families to navigate life's challenges, whether they're routine adjustments or unexpected transitions. Together, we'll tackle conflicts, strengthen bonds, and help you find your path to resilience. My expertise spans a wide range of backgrounds, addressing issues like trauma, mood and behavioral concerns, relational difficulties, and providing valuable parenting support.
(763) 251-9773 View (763) 251-9773
Photo of Allison Wiste Webb, Clinical Social Work/Therapist in Isanti County, MN
Allison Wiste Webb
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Cambridge, MN 55008  (Online Only)
Starting and raising a family presents many unique circumstances that can be challenging to navigate. I am here to help! I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and have spent most of my career working with women and children in different capacities. From clinical and home settings to ranch and outdoor settings, it’s been an honor getting to know each client and lending guidance and support.
Starting and raising a family presents many unique circumstances that can be challenging to navigate. I am here to help! I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and have spent most of my career working with women and children in different capacities. From clinical and home settings to ranch and outdoor settings, it’s been an honor getting to know each client and lending guidance and support.
(217) 708-3730 View (217) 708-3730
Photo of Christy Jelsing DURBIN, Licensed Professional Counselor in Isanti County, MN
Christy Jelsing DURBIN
Licensed Professional Counselor, MS, LPCS, LPCC
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Isanti, MN 55040  (Online Only)
Christy has experience in working with individuals, couples, children, and families. She has a passion for working with cancer patients or those with terminal illness, as well as a passion for resolving and avoiding compassion fatigue among health care workers, and educating the public on how to best serve the whole person during the wellness journey. She has spoken at numerous conferences on topics including reducing stress, optimizing your health, and the mind-body connection. Christy offers individual therapy and couples counseling via telehealth so that you can get help from the comfort of your own home or workplace.
Christy has experience in working with individuals, couples, children, and families. She has a passion for working with cancer patients or those with terminal illness, as well as a passion for resolving and avoiding compassion fatigue among health care workers, and educating the public on how to best serve the whole person during the wellness journey. She has spoken at numerous conferences on topics including reducing stress, optimizing your health, and the mind-body connection. Christy offers individual therapy and couples counseling via telehealth so that you can get help from the comfort of your own home or workplace.
(918) 601-4550 View (918) 601-4550
Photo of Felicia O'Brien, Marriage & Family Therapist in Isanti County, MN
Felicia O'Brien
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT
Verified Verified
4 Endorsed
Cambridge, MN 55008
Are you experiencing difficulties with work, family, friends or school? Could your life satisfaction or relationships improve? Do you need someone to help you navigate the stressors in your life? Therapy can help with that! It's important to find a therapist that is supportive and makes a good connection with you during sessions. We have 6 therapists (and 5 horses) with varying specialties and areas of interest at Theraplace. Let's create a plan together that best meets your needs.
Are you experiencing difficulties with work, family, friends or school? Could your life satisfaction or relationships improve? Do you need someone to help you navigate the stressors in your life? Therapy can help with that! It's important to find a therapist that is supportive and makes a good connection with you during sessions. We have 6 therapists (and 5 horses) with varying specialties and areas of interest at Theraplace. Let's create a plan together that best meets your needs.
(763) 400-8467 View (763) 400-8467
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A New Dawn Mental Health
Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor, MA, LPCC
Verified Verified
Isanti, MN 55040
I specialize in women and teen issues, mental health illnesses and therapy with clients that have survived trauma or abuse. I have years of experience working with children with autism and implementing behavior supports. I have provided couple and family therapy as well. I also provide Christian based therapy, helping individuals find their faith and strength by the word of God.
I specialize in women and teen issues, mental health illnesses and therapy with clients that have survived trauma or abuse. I have years of experience working with children with autism and implementing behavior supports. I have provided couple and family therapy as well. I also provide Christian based therapy, helping individuals find their faith and strength by the word of God.
(651) 358-2259 View (651) 358-2259
Photo of Kelsey Anderson, Counselor in Isanti County, MN
Kelsey Anderson
Counselor, MA, LADC, LPCC
Verified Verified
Cambridge, MN 55008
I specialize in working with teens and young adults to help them address; self-esteem, self-efficacy, addiction, relationship conflicts, and emotional regulation difficulties. I also work with adults to help them address; addiction, relationship building, increasing communication skills, chemical use and behavioral concerns with their children, as well as helping them find balance in their own lives. I work with families to address any conflictual family dynamics as well as couples with relationship difficulties. I want to help empower you to get back to the life you want. Go to www.bettermentalhealth.com for more information.
I specialize in working with teens and young adults to help them address; self-esteem, self-efficacy, addiction, relationship conflicts, and emotional regulation difficulties. I also work with adults to help them address; addiction, relationship building, increasing communication skills, chemical use and behavioral concerns with their children, as well as helping them find balance in their own lives. I work with families to address any conflictual family dynamics as well as couples with relationship difficulties. I want to help empower you to get back to the life you want. Go to www.bettermentalhealth.com for more information.
(763) 225-2060 View (763) 225-2060

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Number of Therapists in Isanti County, MN

30+

Average cost per session

$150

Therapists in Isanti County, MN who prioritize treating:

97% Anxiety
93% Depression
87% Trauma and PTSD
80% Relationship Issues
80% Self Esteem
77% Family Conflict
77% Coping Skills

Average years in practice

11 Years

Top 3 insurances accepted

86% BlueCross and BlueShield
82% UnitedHealthcare UHC | UBH
77% UCare

How Therapists in Isanti County, MN see their clients

74% In Person and Online
26% Online Only

Gender breakdown

88% Female
12% Male

FAQs - About Therapy and Counseling

How can I find a therapist in Isanti 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.