Therapists in West Gate, Toledo, OH

Photo of Rachel K Daley, Clinical Social Work/Therapist in West Gate, Toledo, OH
Rachel K Daley
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LISW, ADHD-, CCSP
Verified Verified
2 Endorsed
West Gate, Toledo, OH 43606  (Online Only)
I believe in meeting an individual where they are at with the understanding that everybody has had a different life experience. I take a nonjudgmental stance and encourage those I work with to find humor and light, while also validating the hardships they've endured, giving them support and tools to overcome those challenges and emotionally heal. While my caseload is diverse in client needs, an emerging focus of my practice is supporting individuals and family of individuals with ADHD who are working on understanding how their neurodivergent brains have played a role in their lives, exploring both the victories and the struggles.
I believe in meeting an individual where they are at with the understanding that everybody has had a different life experience. I take a nonjudgmental stance and encourage those I work with to find humor and light, while also validating the hardships they've endured, giving them support and tools to overcome those challenges and emotionally heal. While my caseload is diverse in client needs, an emerging focus of my practice is supporting individuals and family of individuals with ADHD who are working on understanding how their neurodivergent brains have played a role in their lives, exploring both the victories and the struggles.
(419) 601-6105 View (419) 601-6105
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Dr. Alexander Mylonas
Psychologist, PsyD
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
West Gate, Toledo, OH 43606  (Online Only)
We are not always kind to ourselves. We can get stuck in our thoughts, repeating past mistakes or challenges over and over, until we feel the same as we did in that difficult moment. Our problems can seem overwhelming and the solutions unclear. Even just thinking about our troubles can sometimes put us right back in the midst of anxiety, sadness, anger, and pain. With all this weighing on us, every day can become a struggle, and even getting out of bed can seem an insurmountable task.
We are not always kind to ourselves. We can get stuck in our thoughts, repeating past mistakes or challenges over and over, until we feel the same as we did in that difficult moment. Our problems can seem overwhelming and the solutions unclear. Even just thinking about our troubles can sometimes put us right back in the midst of anxiety, sadness, anger, and pain. With all this weighing on us, every day can become a struggle, and even getting out of bed can seem an insurmountable task.
(419) 567-8990 View (419) 567-8990
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India L Springs
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LSW, LLPC, LSC
Verified Verified
West Gate, Toledo, OH 43606  (Online Only)
Not accepting new clients
Throughout life, you may experience moments of joy, as well as, challenges. In these moments, you can discover the benefits of faith and perseverance. We believe when your personal effort is met with support and information, you can build the confidence needed to make positive life decisions.
Throughout life, you may experience moments of joy, as well as, challenges. In these moments, you can discover the benefits of faith and perseverance. We believe when your personal effort is met with support and information, you can build the confidence needed to make positive life decisions.
(419) 664-6194 View (419) 664-6194
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Lauren Pringle
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LSW
Verified Verified
West Gate, Toledo, OH 43606
Accepting new clients! Email is the best form of contact for me. Lauren may be a good fit if you feel stuck in a relationship, you feel overwhelmed and disconnected as a parent, have a child with behavioral struggles, or are having difficulty making and/or keeping relationships with others. She may be a good fit if you are a new mom, a young professional, or you struggle with self-confidence and trusting yourself. As well as, if you have trouble balancing your work and home life. Clients appreciate her gentle, engaging, and sometimes humorous approach in therapy. She states that- Everyone deserves a
Accepting new clients! Email is the best form of contact for me. Lauren may be a good fit if you feel stuck in a relationship, you feel overwhelmed and disconnected as a parent, have a child with behavioral struggles, or are having difficulty making and/or keeping relationships with others. She may be a good fit if you are a new mom, a young professional, or you struggle with self-confidence and trusting yourself. As well as, if you have trouble balancing your work and home life. Clients appreciate her gentle, engaging, and sometimes humorous approach in therapy. She states that- Everyone deserves a
(419) 567-8168 View (419) 567-8168
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Teresa Jean Kahler
Psychologist, PhD
Verified Verified
West Gate, Toledo, OH 43606
As a therapist, my goal is to walk my clients through their problems with the goal of obtaining personal growth. I will also support you and teach you tools to better manage your mental health, relationships or whatever else is bothering you.
As a therapist, my goal is to walk my clients through their problems with the goal of obtaining personal growth. I will also support you and teach you tools to better manage your mental health, relationships or whatever else is bothering you.
(567) 286-3050 View (567) 286-3050
Photo of Julie Ann Lake, Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor in West Gate, Toledo, OH
Julie Ann Lake
Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor, MA, LPCC
Verified Verified
2 Endorsed
West Gate, Toledo, OH 43606  (Online Only)
Making the decision to seek counseling can be difficult for many people. Allow me to help you make the process less painful. Together we can explore the issues in your life and work on finding solutions that can make a difference for you as you move forward. We all have experienced pain as well as joy in our lives. You and I will work on alleviating your struggles while learning ways to manage future struggles as not to allow them to overwhelm you. Often times getting to know yourself can be a large part of the process. Learning why we think the way we do or act a certain way can help us learn to cope more effectively.
Making the decision to seek counseling can be difficult for many people. Allow me to help you make the process less painful. Together we can explore the issues in your life and work on finding solutions that can make a difference for you as you move forward. We all have experienced pain as well as joy in our lives. You and I will work on alleviating your struggles while learning ways to manage future struggles as not to allow them to overwhelm you. Often times getting to know yourself can be a large part of the process. Learning why we think the way we do or act a certain way can help us learn to cope more effectively.
(567) 236-8047 View (567) 236-8047
Photo of Brian Robb, Clinical Social Work/Therapist in West Gate, Toledo, OH
Brian Robb
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LISW
Verified Verified
West Gate, Toledo, OH 43606
I specialize in helping individuals & couples cope with anxiety, relationship disconnection, self worth issues, people pleasing behaviors, &/or unresolved past pain. A common reason individuals come to me is because they want help being more authentic or addressing something unresolved from their past. Maybe your story is one of being caught between 2 worlds - what the world or family wants from you and who you want to be? Possibly you are used to supporting others and want someone who will listen to you for a change? Or this strategy of pushing aside issues from your past is leaving you exhausted and breaking down at times.
I specialize in helping individuals & couples cope with anxiety, relationship disconnection, self worth issues, people pleasing behaviors, &/or unresolved past pain. A common reason individuals come to me is because they want help being more authentic or addressing something unresolved from their past. Maybe your story is one of being caught between 2 worlds - what the world or family wants from you and who you want to be? Possibly you are used to supporting others and want someone who will listen to you for a change? Or this strategy of pushing aside issues from your past is leaving you exhausted and breaking down at times.
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Rachel Gardull
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LISW, CST
Verified Verified
West Gate, Toledo, OH 43606
Email for FASTEST response. It can be scary to give therapy a chance when you are already dealing with so many obstacles and yet you feel driven to get in tune with your sexual desires. Imagine what it would be like to find that sense of hope again and create the connection that you have been searching for with yourself and with partner(s). My focus of practice is sexuality. Whether working to connect with yourself sexually after a trauma, exploring Kink/BDSM, Consensual Non Monogamy, and more, I am here to help you discover your sexual power in a safe, affirming and empowering way.
Email for FASTEST response. It can be scary to give therapy a chance when you are already dealing with so many obstacles and yet you feel driven to get in tune with your sexual desires. Imagine what it would be like to find that sense of hope again and create the connection that you have been searching for with yourself and with partner(s). My focus of practice is sexuality. Whether working to connect with yourself sexually after a trauma, exploring Kink/BDSM, Consensual Non Monogamy, and more, I am here to help you discover your sexual power in a safe, affirming and empowering way.
(567) 320-0425 View (567) 320-0425
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Amanda Dominique
Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor, MA, LPCC
Verified Verified
2 Endorsed
West Gate, Toledo, OH 43606  (Online Only)
Not accepting new clients
You are not a problem to be solved. In a warm, professional, and safe environment, I can help you learn to better handle your emotional or psychological pain with compassion while developing the skills and resources to make positive changes in your life. I utilize a nonjudgmental approach with open curiosity and evidence-based interventions to overcome obstacles and help you achieve a more fulfilling and satisfying life.
You are not a problem to be solved. In a warm, professional, and safe environment, I can help you learn to better handle your emotional or psychological pain with compassion while developing the skills and resources to make positive changes in your life. I utilize a nonjudgmental approach with open curiosity and evidence-based interventions to overcome obstacles and help you achieve a more fulfilling and satisfying life.
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Bryce Roberts
Counselor, MA, LPCC
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
West Gate, Toledo, OH 43606
I believe that stronger self-awareness better equips individuals to set goals and make choices that affirm integrity, authenticity, and wholeness. As a clinician, I hope to create a safe environment where all can come to know themselves more fully and implement practical steps to live healthier and more fulfilling lives.
I believe that stronger self-awareness better equips individuals to set goals and make choices that affirm integrity, authenticity, and wholeness. As a clinician, I hope to create a safe environment where all can come to know themselves more fully and implement practical steps to live healthier and more fulfilling lives.
(567) 203-4393 View (567) 203-4393
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Wendy Nathan, LPCC-S & Wellness Coaching
Counselor, MS, LPCC-S
Verified Verified
4 Endorsed
West Gate, Toledo, OH 43606
I have appointments available right now to see my well-trained, friendly, and empathic interns. I oversee all cases and I can work directly with you if you are interested in receiving EMDR therapy. We are able to provide you the personal care and expertise to work through your concerns. We specialize in anxiety and depression, as well as trauma, grief, relationship issues, reconciliation work, couples therapy, and the LGBTQAI+ community. We also run a support group for older transgender women. Our approach is unique and based on a blend of many theories that bring you the outcomes you desire to achieve. Give us a call!
I have appointments available right now to see my well-trained, friendly, and empathic interns. I oversee all cases and I can work directly with you if you are interested in receiving EMDR therapy. We are able to provide you the personal care and expertise to work through your concerns. We specialize in anxiety and depression, as well as trauma, grief, relationship issues, reconciliation work, couples therapy, and the LGBTQAI+ community. We also run a support group for older transgender women. Our approach is unique and based on a blend of many theories that bring you the outcomes you desire to achieve. Give us a call!
(419) 963-4759 View (419) 963-4759
Photo of Creshawn Hatchett, Clinical Social Work/Therapist in West Gate, Toledo, OH
Creshawn Hatchett
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LSW
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
West Gate, Toledo, OH 43615
I am here to provide a safe and judgment free space where you can be YOU without judgement. This journey is YOURS and I am here to help you navigate it. We all have things that we struggle with in life and dealing with those things alone can be difficult. I am here to help teach you the proper tools you’ll need to get through the trials and tribulations you may face. I am here to be a listening ear and to help you reach your full potential. I enjoy being a therapist and I am happy to help you.
I am here to provide a safe and judgment free space where you can be YOU without judgement. This journey is YOURS and I am here to help you navigate it. We all have things that we struggle with in life and dealing with those things alone can be difficult. I am here to help teach you the proper tools you’ll need to get through the trials and tribulations you may face. I am here to be a listening ear and to help you reach your full potential. I enjoy being a therapist and I am happy to help you.
(419) 969-6050 View (419) 969-6050
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Jade Branch
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC
Verified Verified
2 Endorsed
West Gate, Toledo, OH 43606
Accepting new clients! Email me to schedule. Do you often struggle with self-esteem and understanding your own self-identity? Do you put yourself on the backburner, while assisting everyone else with their struggles? Do you find yourself saying "I'm fine", even when you're not? If you feel like you don't know yourself, have experienced trauma in the past, struggle to manage your emotions and maintain healthy and stable relationships, or you struggle with anxiety or depression, I would love to help! My clients have said that I have a gentle and understanding approach.
Accepting new clients! Email me to schedule. Do you often struggle with self-esteem and understanding your own self-identity? Do you put yourself on the backburner, while assisting everyone else with their struggles? Do you find yourself saying "I'm fine", even when you're not? If you feel like you don't know yourself, have experienced trauma in the past, struggle to manage your emotions and maintain healthy and stable relationships, or you struggle with anxiety or depression, I would love to help! My clients have said that I have a gentle and understanding approach.
(419) 370-3857 View (419) 370-3857
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Aurora Milliron
Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor, MA, LPCC
Verified Verified
West Gate, Toledo, OH 43606
Not accepting new clients
I currently have availability for early morning and early afternoon appointments. I work with adults who are seeking therapy to cope with issues from trauma, anxiety and depression. You’ve wandered to this page because you know that something in your life has not been going in the way that you want it. On the outside, everything seems to be just “fine” but on the inside you feel overwhelmed, unresolved and overall not happy. Maybe, something happened recently or in your past that you have not been able to process but have said that you’ve “moved on” from it.
I currently have availability for early morning and early afternoon appointments. I work with adults who are seeking therapy to cope with issues from trauma, anxiety and depression. You’ve wandered to this page because you know that something in your life has not been going in the way that you want it. On the outside, everything seems to be just “fine” but on the inside you feel overwhelmed, unresolved and overall not happy. Maybe, something happened recently or in your past that you have not been able to process but have said that you’ve “moved on” from it.
(419) 406-4419 View (419) 406-4419
Photo of Kaitlin Mallery, Clinical Social Work/Therapist in West Gate, Toledo, OH
Kaitlin Mallery
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LSW
Verified Verified
2 Endorsed
West Gate, Toledo, OH 43606
Accepting new clients, with weekend availability! Email me to schedule. Does your ADHD make it hard to keep your life in order, leaving your feeling very disorganized and exhausted? Are you struggling to help your child cope with strong emotions, and none of your friends understand? Is your house filled with so much arguing with your partner, that it's hard to remember why you are together? Do you struggle with disordered eating and can't find anything to help make it stop? My clients appreciate my relaxed and non-judgmental therapy style.
Accepting new clients, with weekend availability! Email me to schedule. Does your ADHD make it hard to keep your life in order, leaving your feeling very disorganized and exhausted? Are you struggling to help your child cope with strong emotions, and none of your friends understand? Is your house filled with so much arguing with your partner, that it's hard to remember why you are together? Do you struggle with disordered eating and can't find anything to help make it stop? My clients appreciate my relaxed and non-judgmental therapy style.
(419) 910-3034 View (419) 910-3034
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Rod Lockwood Therapy Services, LLC
Counselor, MA, LPCC
Verified Verified
West Gate, Toledo, OH 43606
My focus as a Toledo mental health therapist is helping people face challenges head-on. I work with families who have a loved one experiencing dementia, professionals confronted with difficult career or ethical decisions, and clients struggling with PTSD. Other areas of interest include working with artists (musicians, visual artists, writers), helping family members repair damaged relationships, and guiding young adults struggling to find their way. What makes therapy successful is the relationship between the counselor and the client. When that is clicking, change happens and growth starts.
My focus as a Toledo mental health therapist is helping people face challenges head-on. I work with families who have a loved one experiencing dementia, professionals confronted with difficult career or ethical decisions, and clients struggling with PTSD. Other areas of interest include working with artists (musicians, visual artists, writers), helping family members repair damaged relationships, and guiding young adults struggling to find their way. What makes therapy successful is the relationship between the counselor and the client. When that is clicking, change happens and growth starts.
(419) 299-4638 View (419) 299-4638
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Andrea M Hill
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, MACJ, LSW, LCDCIII
Verified Verified
West Gate, Toledo, OH 43606
Not accepting new clients
The ideal client is an individual who is open to doing their work through guided assistance from a licensed professional. This client may exhibit needs in the areas of addiction, self esteem and coping skills. A client who is willing to embark on the journey of change, the good and the bad.
The ideal client is an individual who is open to doing their work through guided assistance from a licensed professional. This client may exhibit needs in the areas of addiction, self esteem and coping skills. A client who is willing to embark on the journey of change, the good and the bad.
(567) 278-9374 View (567) 278-9374
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Randisha Owensby
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MACJ, MSW, LSW
Verified Verified
West Gate, Toledo, OH 43606  (Online Only)
My main objective is to help you help yourself by offering hope, instilling confidence, and helping you discover your beauty from within. I am currently pursuing a doctorate in Social Foundations of Education. I am passionate about educating, empowering, and assisting women in reaching their fullest potential to discover and bring out the best versions of themselves. I have experience working with women who struggle with alcohol and drug addiction, self-esteem, and trauma-related issues. My specialty is domestic violence education and prevention.
My main objective is to help you help yourself by offering hope, instilling confidence, and helping you discover your beauty from within. I am currently pursuing a doctorate in Social Foundations of Education. I am passionate about educating, empowering, and assisting women in reaching their fullest potential to discover and bring out the best versions of themselves. I have experience working with women who struggle with alcohol and drug addiction, self-esteem, and trauma-related issues. My specialty is domestic violence education and prevention.
(419) 749-6345 View (419) 749-6345
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Branden Fox
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LSW
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
West Gate, Toledo, OH 43606
Accepting new clients! Have you been struggling with a significant life change such as entering adulthood, recent separation, empty nesting, becoming a parent? During this transition, have you felt like you lost yourself in the process? If you are looking to learn and use new coping skills, set more boundaries in your relationships, and are looking for effective communication techniques to strengthen your relationships, I would love to help! I often work with clients with "engineer-like" / very logical- based mindsets. I have a directive and driven therapy style, and a solution-focused approach.
Accepting new clients! Have you been struggling with a significant life change such as entering adulthood, recent separation, empty nesting, becoming a parent? During this transition, have you felt like you lost yourself in the process? If you are looking to learn and use new coping skills, set more boundaries in your relationships, and are looking for effective communication techniques to strengthen your relationships, I would love to help! I often work with clients with "engineer-like" / very logical- based mindsets. I have a directive and driven therapy style, and a solution-focused approach.
(419) 910-2820 View (419) 910-2820
Photo of Marlene Dolinar, Counselor in West Gate, Toledo, OH
Marlene Dolinar
Counselor, MA, LPCC, RPT
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
West Gate, Toledo, OH 43606
As a play therapist and counselor, I reach children and adults using a variety of techniques including the natural language of play. I am amazed to see the transformation people can make through the power of play, sandtray and expressive therapies. I am a Registered Play Therapist by the Association for Play Therapy and a certified Autplay Provider (Autism Play Therapy). I am currently the owner and founder of Mending Hearts Counseling Center. I provide mental health counseling and play therapy services to children, adolescents and adults. In my free time I enjoy camping, traveling, and spending time with my family.
As a play therapist and counselor, I reach children and adults using a variety of techniques including the natural language of play. I am amazed to see the transformation people can make through the power of play, sandtray and expressive therapies. I am a Registered Play Therapist by the Association for Play Therapy and a certified Autplay Provider (Autism Play Therapy). I am currently the owner and founder of Mending Hearts Counseling Center. I provide mental health counseling and play therapy services to children, adolescents and adults. In my free time I enjoy camping, traveling, and spending time with my family.
(567) 278-9758 View (567) 278-9758

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Number of Therapists in West Gate, Toledo, OH

70+

Average cost per session

$132

Therapists in West Gate, Toledo, OH who prioritize treating:

93% Depression
91% Anxiety
87% Self Esteem
83% Stress
81% Relationship Issues
81% Trauma and PTSD
81% Coping Skills

Average years in practice

10 Years

Top 3 insurances accepted

94% Medical Mutual
94% Paramount
81% BlueCross and BlueShield

How Therapists in West Gate, Toledo, OH see their clients

83% In Person and Online
17% Online Only

Gender breakdown

82% Female
18% Male
FAQs - About Therapy and Counseling

How can I find a therapist in West Gate, Toledo?

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.