Therapists in Ashaway, RI

Photo of Kayla Debigare, Clinical Social Work/Therapist in Ashaway, RI
Kayla Debigare
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LICSW
Verified
Ashaway, RI 02804  (Online Only)
Telehealth only. I'm an independent clinician who loves working with people on learning new ways to better improve their everyday lives. I try to create a space where you can feel judgment free and laid back to just be who you are. Together, I enjoy finding practical things that you can incorporate into your life to see improvements in how you feel and interact with others. A lot of this is accomplished through Cognitive Behavioral Therapy where we work to change your view and create a more positive pattern of thinking. I pull from a variety of other modalities and am trained in EMDR.
Telehealth only. I'm an independent clinician who loves working with people on learning new ways to better improve their everyday lives. I try to create a space where you can feel judgment free and laid back to just be who you are. Together, I enjoy finding practical things that you can incorporate into your life to see improvements in how you feel and interact with others. A lot of this is accomplished through Cognitive Behavioral Therapy where we work to change your view and create a more positive pattern of thinking. I pull from a variety of other modalities and am trained in EMDR.
(401) 593-9026 View (401) 593-9026
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Haley Wilk
Counselor, LMHC
Verified
Ashaway, RI 02804
Not accepting new clients
Booked through 2023. No waitlist available at this time. Hi there, and thanks for visiting my page! I specialize in anxiety, stress, and general life adjustments - high school age and up. I provide a confidential, nonjudgmental space for you to explore what's on your mind and sift through life's curveballs. I practice a more casual approach to therapy and I'm here to help you through anything that could be challenging for you at this time. The office is located on a farm, so we have the options to sit inside or walk and talk. Telehealth also available.
Booked through 2023. No waitlist available at this time. Hi there, and thanks for visiting my page! I specialize in anxiety, stress, and general life adjustments - high school age and up. I provide a confidential, nonjudgmental space for you to explore what's on your mind and sift through life's curveballs. I practice a more casual approach to therapy and I'm here to help you through anything that could be challenging for you at this time. The office is located on a farm, so we have the options to sit inside or walk and talk. Telehealth also available.
(401) 262-0281 View (401) 262-0281
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JDR Neuropsychological Services
Psychologist, PsyD
Verified
Ashaway, RI 02804  (Online Only)
My name is Jasmen D. Rice, PsyD and I am a Clinical Neuropsychologist. I specialize in the evaluation of cognitive impairment and neurodegenerative conditions that more commonly affect older adults. These conditions include, but are not limited to, dementia due to Alzheimer’s disease, vascular disease, and Lewy bodies. Sometimes, changes in memory and thinking can occur for other reasons, such as depression or anxiety, the effects of medication, chronic pain, or other medical conditions, such as multiple sclerosis or normal pressure hydrocephalus.
My name is Jasmen D. Rice, PsyD and I am a Clinical Neuropsychologist. I specialize in the evaluation of cognitive impairment and neurodegenerative conditions that more commonly affect older adults. These conditions include, but are not limited to, dementia due to Alzheimer’s disease, vascular disease, and Lewy bodies. Sometimes, changes in memory and thinking can occur for other reasons, such as depression or anxiety, the effects of medication, chronic pain, or other medical conditions, such as multiple sclerosis or normal pressure hydrocephalus.
(860) 775-6159 View (860) 775-6159
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Judith H Chick
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LICSW
Verified
Ashaway, RI 02804
Not accepting new clients
Therapy is a safe place to sort out your feelings, set positive intentions, and find effective coping strategies. I am very aware of the other resources in the area, so if I feel I am not able to help, I will help you find the resources you need. I work with couples, families, and adults. My clients often remark that I give helpful feedback they can use right away. I use humor, and am known to be very engaged in the process. My office is relaxing and comfortable. Thank you for reading my profile. Let me know if I can help!
Therapy is a safe place to sort out your feelings, set positive intentions, and find effective coping strategies. I am very aware of the other resources in the area, so if I feel I am not able to help, I will help you find the resources you need. I work with couples, families, and adults. My clients often remark that I give helpful feedback they can use right away. I use humor, and am known to be very engaged in the process. My office is relaxing and comfortable. Thank you for reading my profile. Let me know if I can help!
(401) 415-7091 View (401) 415-7091

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Photo of Mary Cotter - Career Counselor in Ashaway, RI
Mary Cotter - Career Counselor
CRC, CVE, CCC, CCSP, GCDF
Westerly, RI 02891  (Online Only)
Work. We all do it. I use career counseling and vocational evaluations to identify strengths and challenges. Invisible disabilities or chronic illness? Has your career path taken a detour without respecting the uniqueness of you? Looking for an effective, knowledgeable educational advocate for your child’s PPT/504 meeting? In college and worried about paying for that degree? Need a new gig in ‘retirement’? Career change takes effort. It’s hard WORK! Together we will develop a plan that identifies the steps needed to reach your goal. All services available through easy to use secure video counseling only.
Work. We all do it. I use career counseling and vocational evaluations to identify strengths and challenges. Invisible disabilities or chronic illness? Has your career path taken a detour without respecting the uniqueness of you? Looking for an effective, knowledgeable educational advocate for your child’s PPT/504 meeting? In college and worried about paying for that degree? Need a new gig in ‘retirement’? Career change takes effort. It’s hard WORK! Together we will develop a plan that identifies the steps needed to reach your goal. All services available through easy to use secure video counseling only.
(860) 896-5111 View (860) 896-5111
Photo of Corinne E Rossi, Counselor in Ashaway, RI
Corinne E Rossi
Counselor, LMHC, LPCA
Verified
Charlestown, RI 02813
I'm a masters level counselor with a wide range of lived experiences who offers a mature, calm and compassionate style of counseling to those who are struggling with life's challenges. I provide a safe and nurturing environment for individuals to share their unique experiences and rediscover their individual strengths in order to become better problem solvers. I believe learning WHY we react to the world in the specific way we do is the key to changing problematic behaviors and improving relationships.
I'm a masters level counselor with a wide range of lived experiences who offers a mature, calm and compassionate style of counseling to those who are struggling with life's challenges. I provide a safe and nurturing environment for individuals to share their unique experiences and rediscover their individual strengths in order to become better problem solvers. I believe learning WHY we react to the world in the specific way we do is the key to changing problematic behaviors and improving relationships.
(401) 932-0231 View (401) 932-0231
Photo of Lynne Bryan Phipps, Pastoral Counselor in Ashaway, RI
Lynne Bryan Phipps
Pastoral Counselor, MDiv, IET
2 Endorsed
Charlestown, RI 02813
Over twenty years as an ordained minister and equestrian I noticed how horses were helping me, so I developed Integrative Equine Therapy. In a non-clinical environment, a horse and IET Therapist create a safe space. We guide, encourage and support you in removing blocks, building new neural pathways from the trauma center to the conscious part of your brain, making it possible to respond rather than react to triggers. We call this "shifting perspective." With IET, you can find clarity of purpose, meaning and joy. Brown University's independent data on our therapeutic approach shows the success of IET. We work with all ages.
Over twenty years as an ordained minister and equestrian I noticed how horses were helping me, so I developed Integrative Equine Therapy. In a non-clinical environment, a horse and IET Therapist create a safe space. We guide, encourage and support you in removing blocks, building new neural pathways from the trauma center to the conscious part of your brain, making it possible to respond rather than react to triggers. We call this "shifting perspective." With IET, you can find clarity of purpose, meaning and joy. Brown University's independent data on our therapeutic approach shows the success of IET. We work with all ages.
(401) 537-1126 View (401) 537-1126
Photo of Anne Rivers, Clinical Social Work/Therapist in Ashaway, RI
Anne Rivers
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MS, LCSW
Verified
Westerly, RI 02891
Are you an individual trying to lead the life you would like to have and not succeeding, or a married or unmarried couple in an unhappy relationship, or a parent coping with a child's behavior you don't understand? Together we can discover what is getting in the way of achieving your goals with others, and with yourself.
Are you an individual trying to lead the life you would like to have and not succeeding, or a married or unmarried couple in an unhappy relationship, or a parent coping with a child's behavior you don't understand? Together we can discover what is getting in the way of achieving your goals with others, and with yourself.
(860) 536-4383 x2 View (860) 536-4383 x2
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Heather Ann Locke
Counselor, EdM, LPC, LMHC, LAC, ACDP II
Verified
Charlestown, RI 02813  (Online Only)
I believe in the restorative power of hope. Over the course of my career I have been able to support clients to internalize the belief that they can make change in their lives. From focusing on the elimination of inner negative chatter to processing an acute trauma, our work reveals and removes the barriers in the way of life satisfaction. Through partnership, trust and the sharing of knowledge, real movement can occur. There is hope. Licensed as both a mental health and addictions specialist counselor, I work with both individuals and couples. I practice remotely in Colorado and Rhode Island.
I believe in the restorative power of hope. Over the course of my career I have been able to support clients to internalize the belief that they can make change in their lives. From focusing on the elimination of inner negative chatter to processing an acute trauma, our work reveals and removes the barriers in the way of life satisfaction. Through partnership, trust and the sharing of knowledge, real movement can occur. There is hope. Licensed as both a mental health and addictions specialist counselor, I work with both individuals and couples. I practice remotely in Colorado and Rhode Island.
(401) 313-4957 View (401) 313-4957
Photo of Oak Mountain Therapy, Clinical Social Work/Therapist in Ashaway, RI
Oak Mountain Therapy
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified
1 Endorsed
Westerly, RI 02891
Accepting New EMDR and Art Therapy clients! Oak Mountain Therapy, located at the Velvet Mill, provides care to adolescents, adults, couples, and families. We bring together practitioners who are passionate about the mind-body connection with a focus on Trauma, Anxiety, and Stress care.
Accepting New EMDR and Art Therapy clients! Oak Mountain Therapy, located at the Velvet Mill, provides care to adolescents, adults, couples, and families. We bring together practitioners who are passionate about the mind-body connection with a focus on Trauma, Anxiety, and Stress care.
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Photo of Kevin Keoghan, Pre-Licensed Professional in Ashaway, RI
Kevin Keoghan
Pre-Licensed Professional, RC
Verified
1 Endorsed
Westerly, RI 02891
Kevin Keoghan is a lifelong Rhode Islander, born and raised in Warwick. Kevin attended the University of Rhode Island where he obtained a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration. After spending time in the business world and finding recovery himself, Kevin made a career change into the field of addiction recovery in order to help others. Kevin became a Certified Peer Recovery Specialist with Anchor Recovery Community Center where he worked at the center as a recovery coach, on the mobile outreach team in the community, as well as being a responder to Providence’s Safe Stations program.
Kevin Keoghan is a lifelong Rhode Islander, born and raised in Warwick. Kevin attended the University of Rhode Island where he obtained a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration. After spending time in the business world and finding recovery himself, Kevin made a career change into the field of addiction recovery in order to help others. Kevin became a Certified Peer Recovery Specialist with Anchor Recovery Community Center where he worked at the center as a recovery coach, on the mobile outreach team in the community, as well as being a responder to Providence’s Safe Stations program.
(401) 356-3079 View (401) 356-3079
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Bobbie Cecere
Counselor, LPC
Verified
Westerly, RI 02891
Reaching out for help requires strength and courage. I'm privileged to be a part of your journey, providing a secure, nurturing space during times of stress and change. Whether you're dealing with relationship problems, narcissistic abuse, codependency, trauma, anxiety or depression, I'm here to collaborate authentically and compassionately. In our therapeutic relationship, I can help you recover your true self and identifying limiting patterns. My approach is deeply relational and integrative, incorporating evidence-based techniques. Together, we'll address your concerns holistically, fostering resilience and empowerment.
Reaching out for help requires strength and courage. I'm privileged to be a part of your journey, providing a secure, nurturing space during times of stress and change. Whether you're dealing with relationship problems, narcissistic abuse, codependency, trauma, anxiety or depression, I'm here to collaborate authentically and compassionately. In our therapeutic relationship, I can help you recover your true self and identifying limiting patterns. My approach is deeply relational and integrative, incorporating evidence-based techniques. Together, we'll address your concerns holistically, fostering resilience and empowerment.
(401) 661-1657 View (401) 661-1657
Photo of Susan Lynne Hartnett, Clinical Social Work/Therapist in Ashaway, RI
Susan Lynne Hartnett
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LICSW
Verified
South Kingstown, RI 02879  (Online Only)
Not accepting new clients
NOT TAKING NEW CLIENTS. As a clinician I engage in solution focused counseling and therapy with individuals, families . Client issues include trauma, loss, health stress, parenting , marital conflicts divorce, transitions, codependency, anxiety, depression, ADHD and other mental health challenges. My work is collaborative, empowering clients to develop the insights that often lead to a balanced more centered life. Having worked in the field of education for many years, I work with individuals, and families seeking assistance related to academic challenges. I use treatment modalities that are personalized to your needs.
NOT TAKING NEW CLIENTS. As a clinician I engage in solution focused counseling and therapy with individuals, families . Client issues include trauma, loss, health stress, parenting , marital conflicts divorce, transitions, codependency, anxiety, depression, ADHD and other mental health challenges. My work is collaborative, empowering clients to develop the insights that often lead to a balanced more centered life. Having worked in the field of education for many years, I work with individuals, and families seeking assistance related to academic challenges. I use treatment modalities that are personalized to your needs.
(401) 400-8829 View (401) 400-8829
Photo of Karen L Hanscom, Psychologist in Ashaway, RI
Karen L Hanscom
Psychologist, PhD
Verified
Westerly, RI 02891
My name is Karen Hanscom PhD. I am a licensed PhD psychologist with more than 30 years of experience providing psychotherapy to individuals, couples, and groups. While experienced in a wide range of psychological problems, my areas of expertise include: Chronic Pain, Chronic Illness and Adjustment to New Medical Diagnoses, Trauma and PTSD, Adjustment to Life Events:- the birth of a child; the death of a loved one; a new job, Major Depression, Anxiety, Mindfulness Training, Stress Reduction and Self-Hypnosis, Interpersonal Relationships, Senior Issues and The Attainment of New Habits.
My name is Karen Hanscom PhD. I am a licensed PhD psychologist with more than 30 years of experience providing psychotherapy to individuals, couples, and groups. While experienced in a wide range of psychological problems, my areas of expertise include: Chronic Pain, Chronic Illness and Adjustment to New Medical Diagnoses, Trauma and PTSD, Adjustment to Life Events:- the birth of a child; the death of a loved one; a new job, Major Depression, Anxiety, Mindfulness Training, Stress Reduction and Self-Hypnosis, Interpersonal Relationships, Senior Issues and The Attainment of New Habits.
(860) 516-0222 View (860) 516-0222
Photo of Joseph T Wilkinson, Clinical Social Work/Therapist in Ashaway, RI
Joseph T Wilkinson
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LICSW
Verified
Charlestown, RI 02813
“Peaceful are the empowered.” The focus of my practice is to empower individuals and families struggling with many of life's problems. Whether it is coping with COVID or over exposure to the media; dealing with stress from work, school, or a relationship; coping with an illness; or struggling with an addiction, life's problems can seem overwhelming and even debilitating at times. The good news is we hold the answers to our struggles, and can find them if given the opportunity to talk them out in a safe and judgment free environment.
“Peaceful are the empowered.” The focus of my practice is to empower individuals and families struggling with many of life's problems. Whether it is coping with COVID or over exposure to the media; dealing with stress from work, school, or a relationship; coping with an illness; or struggling with an addiction, life's problems can seem overwhelming and even debilitating at times. The good news is we hold the answers to our struggles, and can find them if given the opportunity to talk them out in a safe and judgment free environment.
(401) 307-5019 View (401) 307-5019
Photo of Jessica Wolke, Clinical Social Work/Therapist in Ashaway, RI
Jessica Wolke
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LICSW
Verified
4 Endorsed
Westerly, RI 02891
Not accepting new clients
My workstyle combines humor with compassion and empathy for all people. I believe that with challenges come gifts. One of the reasons we feel out of balance, tired, anxious or sad is because we tend to look outside of ourselves for happiness Wanting other people to change, wanting the world to be different, not liking what is happening-all of these things are out of our control. When we figure out what we can control (self) we can experience internal peace and calmness; When we trust the process, life begins to flow.
My workstyle combines humor with compassion and empathy for all people. I believe that with challenges come gifts. One of the reasons we feel out of balance, tired, anxious or sad is because we tend to look outside of ourselves for happiness Wanting other people to change, wanting the world to be different, not liking what is happening-all of these things are out of our control. When we figure out what we can control (self) we can experience internal peace and calmness; When we trust the process, life begins to flow.
(401) 596-2475 View (401) 596-2475
Photo of Rachel Cowell, Clinical Social Work/Therapist in Ashaway, RI
Rachel Cowell
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LICSW
Verified
2 Endorsed
Hope Valley, RI 02832
Saturday and Sunday appointments available. "Sometimes the bravest and most important thing you can do is just show up" -Brene Brown. Hi. My name is Rachel Cowell. My practice focuses on helping clients be their best self. I believe that everyone has the power and capacity to elicit change. I value the importance of empathy, respect and self-determination. I hope to empower the individuals I work with to make significant, lasting personal changes. Allow me to walk beside you on your journey to your best self.
Saturday and Sunday appointments available. "Sometimes the bravest and most important thing you can do is just show up" -Brene Brown. Hi. My name is Rachel Cowell. My practice focuses on helping clients be their best self. I believe that everyone has the power and capacity to elicit change. I value the importance of empathy, respect and self-determination. I hope to empower the individuals I work with to make significant, lasting personal changes. Allow me to walk beside you on your journey to your best self.
(401) 406-2516 View (401) 406-2516
Photo of Shaune Martin, Clinical Social Work/Therapist in Ashaway, RI
Shaune Martin
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSSA, LCSW, LICSW
Verified
Westerly, RI 02891
Waitlist for new clients
About 10 years ago I was going through a difficult time in my life and a therapist said to me “you matter!”. I truly believe that everyone is doing the best they can, “you matter”. Life can be hard. My strength-based, compassionate, and collaborative approach can help support you during these difficult times.
About 10 years ago I was going through a difficult time in my life and a therapist said to me “you matter!”. I truly believe that everyone is doing the best they can, “you matter”. Life can be hard. My strength-based, compassionate, and collaborative approach can help support you during these difficult times.
(860) 943-5362 View (860) 943-5362
Photo of Kimberly Ploettner Counseling & Wellness, Counselor in Ashaway, RI
Kimberly Ploettner Counseling & Wellness
Counselor, LMHC, CCTP, LCDCS, AAT
Verified
Westerly, RI 02891
Waitlist ONLY! Now Offering 5 NP Ear Acupuncture and Yoga and walk/talk therapy! If you are struggling with handling everyday stressors or you have found your life becoming unmanageable; together we can work to create individualized goals and develop the skills that will help guide you to a more fulfilling, accepting, and balanced life. I will hold space for you and provide a therapeutic environment that is non-judgmental yet realistic, honest yet also understanding; one that provides the space for you to learn and grow into a more authentic self. I will help you find the balance and skills needed to reach your best self!
Waitlist ONLY! Now Offering 5 NP Ear Acupuncture and Yoga and walk/talk therapy! If you are struggling with handling everyday stressors or you have found your life becoming unmanageable; together we can work to create individualized goals and develop the skills that will help guide you to a more fulfilling, accepting, and balanced life. I will hold space for you and provide a therapeutic environment that is non-judgmental yet realistic, honest yet also understanding; one that provides the space for you to learn and grow into a more authentic self. I will help you find the balance and skills needed to reach your best self!
(401) 536-9559 View (401) 536-9559
Larry M Simon
Counselor, LCMHC
Verified
Westerly, RI 02891
I have been a therapist for over 19 years. I treat varies mental health issues such as depression, bipolar and anxiety. i specialize in alcohol and substance abuse issues. I see clients that are involved with the court system. I except all major health insurances.
I have been a therapist for over 19 years. I treat varies mental health issues such as depression, bipolar and anxiety. i specialize in alcohol and substance abuse issues. I see clients that are involved with the court system. I except all major health insurances.
(401) 227-4055 View (401) 227-4055

How does your Therapist compare?

Number of Therapists in Ashaway, RI

< 10

Therapists in Ashaway, RI who prioritize treating:

75% Relationship Issues
75% Depression
75% Anxiety
75% Grief
75% Anger Management
75% School Issues
75% Emotional Disturbance

Average years in practice

5 Years

Top 3 insurances accepted

75% BlueCross and BlueShield
75% UnitedHealthcare UHC | UBH
75% Neighborhood Health Plan of RI

How Therapists in Ashaway, RI see their clients

50% In Person and Online
50% Online Only

Gender breakdown

100% Female

FAQs - About Therapy and Counseling

How can I find a therapist in Ashaway?

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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.