Therapists in Greenwich Village, New York, NY

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Sarah Bees Nathan
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified Verified
Greenwich Village, New York, NY 10003  (Online Only)
Feeling "stuck"? Dissatisfied in your relationships? Struggling with uncertainty? In a period of transition of adjustment? Perhaps old patterns of behavior are no longer serving you now. There is no issue too big or too small. While infinitely diverse and complex, we all seek to be understood. Therapy is a dynamic journey of self-discovery and personal growth toward living an intentional, authentic, and more satisfying life in the face of the inevitable ebbs and flow of life. We will partner together to explore dynamics of the past, develop insight in the present, and access your innate capacities for changing your future.
Feeling "stuck"? Dissatisfied in your relationships? Struggling with uncertainty? In a period of transition of adjustment? Perhaps old patterns of behavior are no longer serving you now. There is no issue too big or too small. While infinitely diverse and complex, we all seek to be understood. Therapy is a dynamic journey of self-discovery and personal growth toward living an intentional, authentic, and more satisfying life in the face of the inevitable ebbs and flow of life. We will partner together to explore dynamics of the past, develop insight in the present, and access your innate capacities for changing your future.
(347) 514-6418 View (347) 514-6418
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Samson Laub
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified Verified
Greenwich Village, New York, NY 10003
In our conversations I will emphasize listening, respect, and empathy. We will work together collaboratively whether you have immediate concerns or seek longer term work focused on self-discovery and growth. My role is to help you understand yourself better. I have 12 years of experience working in community mental health in New York City. I am familiar with a broad spectrum of diagnoses and have helped people from all walks of life. Having worked with hundreds of patients I understand that each person is unique and the work of navigating life’s difficulties requires commitment to understanding your specific circumstances.
In our conversations I will emphasize listening, respect, and empathy. We will work together collaboratively whether you have immediate concerns or seek longer term work focused on self-discovery and growth. My role is to help you understand yourself better. I have 12 years of experience working in community mental health in New York City. I am familiar with a broad spectrum of diagnoses and have helped people from all walks of life. Having worked with hundreds of patients I understand that each person is unique and the work of navigating life’s difficulties requires commitment to understanding your specific circumstances.
(347) 252-9110 View (347) 252-9110
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Lindsay Mann
LMHC
Verified Verified
4 Endorsed
Greenwich Village, New York, NY 10003  (Online Only)
I utilize a sensible, individualized approach pulling from various modalities that uncover significant experiences while giving you practical tools that can aid in your self-discovery. I emphasize a non-judgmental, authentic therapeutic relationship where you will feel safe to explore personal needs, take risks, and truly see what you are capable of. I recognize the humanity of all people, normalizing common day experiences and emotions such as anxiety, depression, or low self-esteem.
I utilize a sensible, individualized approach pulling from various modalities that uncover significant experiences while giving you practical tools that can aid in your self-discovery. I emphasize a non-judgmental, authentic therapeutic relationship where you will feel safe to explore personal needs, take risks, and truly see what you are capable of. I recognize the humanity of all people, normalizing common day experiences and emotions such as anxiety, depression, or low self-esteem.
(646) 663-5524 View (646) 663-5524
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Ryan Hutchings - Handspring Health(Insurance Accepted!)
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT
Verified Verified
Greenwich Village, New York, NY 10003  (Online Only)
Handspring is a modern mental health clinic that provides personalized, evidence-based behavioral care for children, adolescents, and young adults. We currently serve children ages 8-18 and young adults ages 18-24 who are looking for treatment for anxiety, depression, or behavioral difficulties. Our therapeutic approaches include CBT, DBT, organizational skills training, behavior therapy, exposure & response prevention, and parent management training.
Handspring is a modern mental health clinic that provides personalized, evidence-based behavioral care for children, adolescents, and young adults. We currently serve children ages 8-18 and young adults ages 18-24 who are looking for treatment for anxiety, depression, or behavioral difficulties. Our therapeutic approaches include CBT, DBT, organizational skills training, behavior therapy, exposure & response prevention, and parent management training.
(646) 713-0548 View (646) 713-0548
William Baker
Psychologist, PsyD
Verified Verified
Greenwich Village, New York, NY 10003
I am a clinical psychologist and psychoanalyst with many years of experience treating adults, adolescents and children. While I utilize a wide range of current treatment techniques, my practice is based on a foundation of contemporary psychoanalytic approaches. I have found a psychodynamic perspective---the view that our emotional lives represent a continually evolving process that determines our lived experience in meaningful and purposive ways---to be essential for understanding a whole person and their current life situation.
I am a clinical psychologist and psychoanalyst with many years of experience treating adults, adolescents and children. While I utilize a wide range of current treatment techniques, my practice is based on a foundation of contemporary psychoanalytic approaches. I have found a psychodynamic perspective---the view that our emotional lives represent a continually evolving process that determines our lived experience in meaningful and purposive ways---to be essential for understanding a whole person and their current life situation.
(646) 759-1675 View (646) 759-1675
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Sonal H Soni
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, MTS
Verified Verified
Greenwich Village, New York, NY 10003  (Online Only)
My practice focuses on helping individuals work through the self-defeating patterns that have created feelings of depression, anxiety and/or a general sense of feeling "stuck."
My practice focuses on helping individuals work through the self-defeating patterns that have created feelings of depression, anxiety and/or a general sense of feeling "stuck."
(347) 462-0497 View (347) 462-0497
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Anne Sandefur
Counselor, JD, EdM, LMHC
Verified Verified
3 Endorsed
Greenwich Village, New York, NY 10003
I seek to create a collaborative, warm, and engaging therapeutic environment as a means of providing a safe space to explore and bring about meaningful change in my clients' lives. I believe that the therapeutic alliance is at the heart of successful therapy and built on respect, trust, and openness. I have experience working with clients navigating a range of issues including anxiety, depression, trauma, low self-worth, relationship/sexual issues, health/fertility, life transitions, and early adulthood issues.
I seek to create a collaborative, warm, and engaging therapeutic environment as a means of providing a safe space to explore and bring about meaningful change in my clients' lives. I believe that the therapeutic alliance is at the heart of successful therapy and built on respect, trust, and openness. I have experience working with clients navigating a range of issues including anxiety, depression, trauma, low self-worth, relationship/sexual issues, health/fertility, life transitions, and early adulthood issues.
(646) 679-6527 View (646) 679-6527
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Bokyung Kim
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Greenwich Village, New York, NY 10003  (Online Only)
I want to help you feel more okay and be more equipped to navigate current challenges and stay in connection by tending to the source of your triggers, symptoms, and emotional pain that makes reality harder for you. Our subconscious inner world organizes itself around pain, and it will get creative to keep us away from overwhelming, scary, and alone experiences we have lived through. I’ll make invitations that could expand your capacity to be with hard things while feeling rooted in curiosity and compassion. When our wounds feel deeply understood by us, they transform into inner wisdom and we feel true belonging within ourselves.
I want to help you feel more okay and be more equipped to navigate current challenges and stay in connection by tending to the source of your triggers, symptoms, and emotional pain that makes reality harder for you. Our subconscious inner world organizes itself around pain, and it will get creative to keep us away from overwhelming, scary, and alone experiences we have lived through. I’ll make invitations that could expand your capacity to be with hard things while feeling rooted in curiosity and compassion. When our wounds feel deeply understood by us, they transform into inner wisdom and we feel true belonging within ourselves.
(929) 389-0992 View (929) 389-0992
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Anna Fishzon
Licensed Psychoanalyst, PhD, LP, FIPA
Verified Verified
Greenwich Village, New York, NY 10011
Psychoanalytic therapy is a mode of intensive listening that provides you with a protected space to say anything that comes to mind; it is a chance to explore thoughts and feelings that you previously have not been able to articulate to yourself and to others. Psychoanalysis is a unique, extraordinary relationship that facilitates the emergence of novel and surprising ways of seeing and thinking. Inhibitions and destructive conflicts in areas of creative pursuit, career, relationships, and sex dissipate, leading to new possibilities and experiences, and the alleviation of anxiety and suffering.
Psychoanalytic therapy is a mode of intensive listening that provides you with a protected space to say anything that comes to mind; it is a chance to explore thoughts and feelings that you previously have not been able to articulate to yourself and to others. Psychoanalysis is a unique, extraordinary relationship that facilitates the emergence of novel and surprising ways of seeing and thinking. Inhibitions and destructive conflicts in areas of creative pursuit, career, relationships, and sex dissipate, leading to new possibilities and experiences, and the alleviation of anxiety and suffering.
(646) 430-8693 View (646) 430-8693
Sydney Kupersmith
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LMSW
Verified Verified
Greenwich Village, New York, NY 10011
Sydney Kupersmith, LMSW, is a psychotherapist who takes a personalized and holistic approach when working with clients. She earned her bachelor’s degree in psychology from Tulane University and her master’s degree in social work from New York University. Creating a welcoming and supportive environment, Sydney believes that honesty, authenticity, and compassion are essential in establishing trust in the therapeutic relationship. Sydney has experience working with clients who are experiencing anxiety, depression, and difficulty managing anger and stress.
Sydney Kupersmith, LMSW, is a psychotherapist who takes a personalized and holistic approach when working with clients. She earned her bachelor’s degree in psychology from Tulane University and her master’s degree in social work from New York University. Creating a welcoming and supportive environment, Sydney believes that honesty, authenticity, and compassion are essential in establishing trust in the therapeutic relationship. Sydney has experience working with clients who are experiencing anxiety, depression, and difficulty managing anger and stress.
(646) 718-2868 View (646) 718-2868
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Ashley Setzer
Art Therapist, MS, LCAT, ATR-BC
Verified Verified
Greenwich Village, New York, NY 10012  (Online Only)
I believe in meeting you wherever you are on your unique journey and providing a safe and affirming space for you to express and process your emotions. I take an experiential and creative approach to psychotherapy that embraces the power of art and its ability to aid in self expression. Whether you are struggling with PTSD, depression, anxiety, self harm behaviors, gender identity, sexuality, or simply navigating the complexities of life, I am here to listen and empower you throughout your process.
I believe in meeting you wherever you are on your unique journey and providing a safe and affirming space for you to express and process your emotions. I take an experiential and creative approach to psychotherapy that embraces the power of art and its ability to aid in self expression. Whether you are struggling with PTSD, depression, anxiety, self harm behaviors, gender identity, sexuality, or simply navigating the complexities of life, I am here to listen and empower you throughout your process.
(347) 797-4493 View (347) 797-4493
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Dr. Olivia Mora-Lett
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, PhD, LCSW-R
Verified Verified
Greenwich Village, New York, NY 10003  (Online Only)
I am a private psychotherapist that utilizes a holistic, person centered, strength-based approach to help you heal from inside-out, at your own pace, and own comfort level. I will help you resolve inner conflicts that affect your life and help you achieve life balance. I draw from various treatment approaches such as attachment based, CBT, Object Relations, and Psychodynamic psychotherapy. With over 16 years of clinical experience, my main goal is to offer you a consistent and predictable therapeutic space to help you achieve a more balanced life.
I am a private psychotherapist that utilizes a holistic, person centered, strength-based approach to help you heal from inside-out, at your own pace, and own comfort level. I will help you resolve inner conflicts that affect your life and help you achieve life balance. I draw from various treatment approaches such as attachment based, CBT, Object Relations, and Psychodynamic psychotherapy. With over 16 years of clinical experience, my main goal is to offer you a consistent and predictable therapeutic space to help you achieve a more balanced life.
(646) 820-9680 View (646) 820-9680
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Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy Study Center
Psychologist
Verified Verified
Greenwich Village, New York, NY 10011
Are you looking for a therapist you can connect with? Someone who can partner with you to get the most out of life? PPSC is an innovative, low cost treatment center, served by highly skilled clinicians who provide affordable services to New Yorkers of every social and cultural origin for over twenty years. The PPSC Treatment Service is a source of help for addressing a wide range of emotional problems including anxiety, depression, relationship and work issues and is unique in its particular sensitivity to gender, work-life, lifestyle, age-related, creative and ethnic issues. At PPSC, our professional staff will help you decide if therapy is right for you and take care to arrange the best possible match between therapist and patient.
Are you looking for a therapist you can connect with? Someone who can partner with you to get the most out of life? PPSC is an innovative, low cost treatment center, served by highly skilled clinicians who provide affordable services to New Yorkers of every social and cultural origin for over twenty years. The PPSC Treatment Service is a source of help for addressing a wide range of emotional problems including anxiety, depression, relationship and work issues and is unique in its particular sensitivity to gender, work-life, lifestyle, age-related, creative and ethnic issues. At PPSC, our professional staff will help you decide if therapy is right for you and take care to arrange the best possible match between therapist and patient.
(347) 970-8602 View (347) 970-8602
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Missy Hall
MA, LCAT, MT-BC
Verified Verified
Greenwich Village, New York, NY 10014  (Online Only)
I firmly believe and affirm the philosophy that You have a PhD in YOU. True healing comes not from discovering but rather reclaiming your natural cadence; you unique, authentic rhythms and tempos. As a licensed creative arts therapist and board certified music therapist I employ a combination of established energetic practices and evidenced based practices tailored to meet your specific needs to balance, repair and replenish your body, mind and soul resulting in a watershed of creativity, balance and wellbeing.
I firmly believe and affirm the philosophy that You have a PhD in YOU. True healing comes not from discovering but rather reclaiming your natural cadence; you unique, authentic rhythms and tempos. As a licensed creative arts therapist and board certified music therapist I employ a combination of established energetic practices and evidenced based practices tailored to meet your specific needs to balance, repair and replenish your body, mind and soul resulting in a watershed of creativity, balance and wellbeing.
(929) 470-7308 View (929) 470-7308
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Vera Osipyan
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, MS
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Greenwich Village, New York, NY 10011
Not accepting new clients
In my work, I aspire to create an atmosphere of safety, respect and trust, a space where judgement is suspended and we can freely explore and understand your needs, motivations and goals. Therapy could be used in many ways. You could choose to focus on particular symptoms, or develop strategies for certain situations. You may also use therapeutic space as a kind of playground where you can let yourself go, experience your inner reality and reflect on what happened to achieve greater self-awareness. My goal is to meet you where you are.
In my work, I aspire to create an atmosphere of safety, respect and trust, a space where judgement is suspended and we can freely explore and understand your needs, motivations and goals. Therapy could be used in many ways. You could choose to focus on particular symptoms, or develop strategies for certain situations. You may also use therapeutic space as a kind of playground where you can let yourself go, experience your inner reality and reflect on what happened to achieve greater self-awareness. My goal is to meet you where you are.
(718) 285-8794 View (718) 285-8794
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Nada Elawdan
Licensed Professional Counselor, LMHC
Verified Verified
Greenwich Village, New York, NY 10011
Therapy is a place to unlearn patterns, gain fresh perspectives, and reconnect with your most authentic voice. I'm here to create a supportive environment for you to pause and rediscover your true self. Let's connect and build a path towards healing, recharge, and empowerment!
Therapy is a place to unlearn patterns, gain fresh perspectives, and reconnect with your most authentic voice. I'm here to create a supportive environment for you to pause and rediscover your true self. Let's connect and build a path towards healing, recharge, and empowerment!
(929) 930-6179 View (929) 930-6179
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Mark J Buenzle
Licensed Psychoanalyst, MS, MFA, LP
Verified Verified
Greenwich Village, New York, NY 10011
The people I treat often begin therapy because they are in emotional pain or are unsatisfied with some aspects of their lives. They might be seeking better, more intimate relationships, more fulfilling careers and financial security, or relief from self-defeating thoughts, feelings, or behaviors such as anxiety, depression or addiction. My approach is individualized, and I will use the treatment approach that best suits each individual's particular needs in reaching their goals.
The people I treat often begin therapy because they are in emotional pain or are unsatisfied with some aspects of their lives. They might be seeking better, more intimate relationships, more fulfilling careers and financial security, or relief from self-defeating thoughts, feelings, or behaviors such as anxiety, depression or addiction. My approach is individualized, and I will use the treatment approach that best suits each individual's particular needs in reaching their goals.
(646) 859-1705 View (646) 859-1705
EJ Wellness Consulting
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, LMSW
Verified Verified
Greenwich Village, New York, NY 10012  (Online Only)
We are a group of therapists of color in New York, whose approach to therapy is rooted in anti-oppressive philosophy. We are committed to providing trauma-informed, strength-based and culturally affirming treatments that center and value the richness of our clients’ lives. Our goal is to build authentic connections that allow for healing, self-discovery and transformation.
We are a group of therapists of color in New York, whose approach to therapy is rooted in anti-oppressive philosophy. We are committed to providing trauma-informed, strength-based and culturally affirming treatments that center and value the richness of our clients’ lives. Our goal is to build authentic connections that allow for healing, self-discovery and transformation.
(646) 681-5875 View (646) 681-5875
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Panthea Saidipour, Therapy for Young Professionals
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW-R
Verified Verified
11 Endorsed
Greenwich Village, New York, NY 10011
From the outside you seem to have it all together. Inside you feel down, trapped, lost, and lonely despite not being alone. You're frustrated with life but don't know what to do about it. After achieving some life goals you're stuck wondering: now what? Maybe you successfully made it through school and into your early career, but it's not what you were hoping for. Maybe you're torn between wanting a relationship and wanting to remain fiercely independent, or you want a partner but the idea of dating is nerve-racking. Perhaps you're in a relationship but you still feel lonely. Something's missing, but you're not sure what.
From the outside you seem to have it all together. Inside you feel down, trapped, lost, and lonely despite not being alone. You're frustrated with life but don't know what to do about it. After achieving some life goals you're stuck wondering: now what? Maybe you successfully made it through school and into your early career, but it's not what you were hoping for. Maybe you're torn between wanting a relationship and wanting to remain fiercely independent, or you want a partner but the idea of dating is nerve-racking. Perhaps you're in a relationship but you still feel lonely. Something's missing, but you're not sure what.
(347) 765-1555 View (347) 765-1555
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Grace L Watkins
Counselor, LMHC
Verified Verified
Greenwich Village, New York, NY 10012  (Online Only)
I'm a licensed mental health counselor with over 20 years of experience providing evidence-based psychotherapy to clients in need. I earned my master’s degree in mental health counseling from Nyack College, and have more recently studied forensic psychology in a post graduate program at John Jay College of Criminal Justice.
I'm a licensed mental health counselor with over 20 years of experience providing evidence-based psychotherapy to clients in need. I earned my master’s degree in mental health counseling from Nyack College, and have more recently studied forensic psychology in a post graduate program at John Jay College of Criminal Justice.
(929) 335-9137 View (929) 335-9137

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Number of Therapists in Greenwich Village, New York, NY

2,000+

Average cost per session

$200

Therapists in Greenwich Village, New York, NY who prioritize treating:

95% Anxiety
91% Depression
90% Relationship Issues
82% Self Esteem
70% Trauma and PTSD
66% Grief
62% Coping Skills

Average years in practice

13 Years

Top 3 insurances accepted

72% Aetna
55% UnitedHealthcare UHC | UBH
54% Cigna and Evernorth

How Therapists in Greenwich Village, New York, NY see their clients

66% In Person and Online
34% Online Only

Gender breakdown

77% Female
21% Male
2% Non-Binary
FAQs - About Therapy and Counseling

How can I find a therapist in Greenwich Village, New York?

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.