Therapists in Horry County, SC

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Photo of Erika Pomerantz, Licensed Professional Counselor in Horry County, SC
Erika Pomerantz
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC, LAC, NCC
Verified Verified
Surfside Beach, SC 29575  (Online Only)
I commonly work with individuals that are struggling with anxiety, depression, trauma, and family or relationship related difficulties. My experience is with adolescents and adults, also focusing on family dynamics as a whole. I am also trained in Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) which is a treatment specifically for designed to alleviate distressing memories that may be related to trauma.
I commonly work with individuals that are struggling with anxiety, depression, trauma, and family or relationship related difficulties. My experience is with adolescents and adults, also focusing on family dynamics as a whole. I am also trained in Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) which is a treatment specifically for designed to alleviate distressing memories that may be related to trauma.
(843) 396-8747 View (843) 396-8747
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Dr Kim Saliba, PhD (Clinical Psychologist)
Psychologist, PhD
Verified Verified
Murrells Inlet, SC 29576  (Online Only)
Dr. Kim places a strong emphasis on an empathetic approach providing a full range of comprehensive services for: Adults, Adolescents, Children, and Families. Working with high risk population (Eating disorder, self-harm, suicidal thoughts, etc.) to mental health struggles (anxiety, depression, ADHD, etc.), to parent counselling and so much more. Dr. Kim provides evidence based therapy techniques and creates a safe environment to foster personal growth and supports clients in making deep and lasting changes. Dr. Kim's website also provides lots of helpful information. Website: www.drkimsaliba.com
Dr. Kim places a strong emphasis on an empathetic approach providing a full range of comprehensive services for: Adults, Adolescents, Children, and Families. Working with high risk population (Eating disorder, self-harm, suicidal thoughts, etc.) to mental health struggles (anxiety, depression, ADHD, etc.), to parent counselling and so much more. Dr. Kim provides evidence based therapy techniques and creates a safe environment to foster personal growth and supports clients in making deep and lasting changes. Dr. Kim's website also provides lots of helpful information. Website: www.drkimsaliba.com
(843) 547-9074 View (843) 547-9074
Photo of Star Battista, LPC Intern in Horry County, SC
Star Battista
LPC Intern, BS, MA, LPC/A
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Myrtle Beach, SC 29572  (Online Only)
Welcome! My name is Star Battista, I am a Licensed Professional Counselor Associate (LPCA). As a licensed professional counselor, I am committed to helping individuals navigate life's challenges with confidence and resilience.
Welcome! My name is Star Battista, I am a Licensed Professional Counselor Associate (LPCA). As a licensed professional counselor, I am committed to helping individuals navigate life's challenges with confidence and resilience.
(843) 890-3617 View (843) 890-3617
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Lauren Grace Joosten
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LISW-CP
Verified Verified
Conway, SC 29527
Hey there! I'm glad you're here- seeking help for yourself. I know it's not easy! Have you experienced trauma? Are you struggling with symptoms of PTSD, anxiety, depression or family/relationship conflict? I'm here to help!
Hey there! I'm glad you're here- seeking help for yourself. I know it's not easy! Have you experienced trauma? Are you struggling with symptoms of PTSD, anxiety, depression or family/relationship conflict? I'm here to help!
(843) 606-5978 View (843) 606-5978
Photo of Jacqueline Campman, Licensed Professional Counselor in Horry County, SC
Jacqueline Campman
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC, CCTP
Verified Verified
Conway, SC 29526
Trauma is, unfortunately, a very prevalent issue in our world. It can impact our sense of safety, ability to connect with others in a healthy manner and self esteem. Learning the natural responses to trauma as well as our triggers, cues and strategies to regulate helps to increase our ability to gain control over symptoms and respond to current life experiences instead of reacting. Survivors can incorporate their experience as a piece of their life story as opposed to feeling as if they are defined by their trauma.
Trauma is, unfortunately, a very prevalent issue in our world. It can impact our sense of safety, ability to connect with others in a healthy manner and self esteem. Learning the natural responses to trauma as well as our triggers, cues and strategies to regulate helps to increase our ability to gain control over symptoms and respond to current life experiences instead of reacting. Survivors can incorporate their experience as a piece of their life story as opposed to feeling as if they are defined by their trauma.
(843) 438-5097 View (843) 438-5097
Photo of Simone Esquibel, Clinical Social Work/Therapist in Horry County, SC
Simone Esquibel
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LISW-CP
Verified Verified
North Myrtle Beach, SC 29582  (Online Only)
My focus is on meeting each person where they are at; seeing their uniqueness and strengths and using these as the foundations for bringing about desired change, acceptance, and helping one see their own strengths. I have a variety of tools in my therapeutic "tool box" and strive to use the tools/techniques that resonate most for each individual. For some it may be a Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) approach or Dialectic Behavior Therapy (DBT), others Mindfulness, and still others spirituality, somatic work, imagery, or art process may resonate... usually it is a combination of several.
My focus is on meeting each person where they are at; seeing their uniqueness and strengths and using these as the foundations for bringing about desired change, acceptance, and helping one see their own strengths. I have a variety of tools in my therapeutic "tool box" and strive to use the tools/techniques that resonate most for each individual. For some it may be a Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) approach or Dialectic Behavior Therapy (DBT), others Mindfulness, and still others spirituality, somatic work, imagery, or art process may resonate... usually it is a combination of several.
(843) 647-6890 View (843) 647-6890
Photo of Brittany Curtis M.S. LPC, Licensed Professional Counselor in Horry County, SC
Brittany Curtis M.S. LPC
Licensed Professional Counselor, MS, LPC
Verified Verified
Conway, SC 29526  (Online Only)
"In order to achieve the soul-searching that we desire and legitimately need, it is important to find a quiet place to be alone. Only in that silence and solitude are we able to remember that we already know the things that will bring us lasting happiness" My approach centers on helping my clients gain insight into unwanted thoughts and behaviors utilizing a collaborative approach. My goal is to create a peaceful and safe place for my clients to explore past and present stressors that contribute to difficulty in their emotional and behavioral functioning.
"In order to achieve the soul-searching that we desire and legitimately need, it is important to find a quiet place to be alone. Only in that silence and solitude are we able to remember that we already know the things that will bring us lasting happiness" My approach centers on helping my clients gain insight into unwanted thoughts and behaviors utilizing a collaborative approach. My goal is to create a peaceful and safe place for my clients to explore past and present stressors that contribute to difficulty in their emotional and behavioral functioning.
(843) 755-6408 View (843) 755-6408
Photo of Angel Onley-Livingston, Licensed Professional Counselor in Horry County, SC
Angel Onley-Livingston
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, LPC, NCC
Verified Verified
Conway, SC 29527
Find me on Headway and Talkspace if you are you ready to look at the root of the issues in your life? Are you ready to align your mind, body, soul, and spirit? Well I am here to help. Are you always taking care of others before you take care of yourself? Life transitions such as grief and loss seem to make us focus on what really matters in life. Sometimes however living from your soul seat means giving up some things, people, and places to grab hold on to others. Are you ready to make the shift? Are you ready to give yourself the opportunity to heal and live life while grieving? Let's me help!
Find me on Headway and Talkspace if you are you ready to look at the root of the issues in your life? Are you ready to align your mind, body, soul, and spirit? Well I am here to help. Are you always taking care of others before you take care of yourself? Life transitions such as grief and loss seem to make us focus on what really matters in life. Sometimes however living from your soul seat means giving up some things, people, and places to grab hold on to others. Are you ready to make the shift? Are you ready to give yourself the opportunity to heal and live life while grieving? Let's me help!
(843) 353-6216 View (843) 353-6216
Photo of Monica Sojka Oceano Counseling LLC, Clinical Social Work/Therapist in Horry County, SC
Monica Sojka Oceano Counseling LLC
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LISW-CP
Verified Verified
Longs, SC 29568
Looking for Solutions? Not sure about therapy or coaching? Schedule a Free 20 minute meet and greet. Click my Patient Portal Button on my website to complete my quick and easy intake process. You can make and cancel your own appts via the Portal and receive appt reminders. Everyday, people look for ways to change their lives in real and meaningful ways. Do you want to change your life but don't know where to start? I can help! Call, email me at monicasojka@gmail.com or go my website oceanocounseling.com I can also visit facilities to see Medicare patients.
Looking for Solutions? Not sure about therapy or coaching? Schedule a Free 20 minute meet and greet. Click my Patient Portal Button on my website to complete my quick and easy intake process. You can make and cancel your own appts via the Portal and receive appt reminders. Everyday, people look for ways to change their lives in real and meaningful ways. Do you want to change your life but don't know where to start? I can help! Call, email me at monicasojka@gmail.com or go my website oceanocounseling.com I can also visit facilities to see Medicare patients.
(843) 755-4107 View (843) 755-4107
Photo of Linda Conner, Licensed Professional Counselor in Horry County, SC
Linda Conner
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, LPC
Verified Verified
Myrtle Beach, SC 29577
My passion is working with people who are struggling with various issues and to help them function in their daily lives and activities with success.
My passion is working with people who are struggling with various issues and to help them function in their daily lives and activities with success.
(843) 279-8520 View (843) 279-8520
Photo of Chelsea Copeland, Licensed Professional Counselor in Horry County, SC
Chelsea Copeland
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, LPC, NCC
Verified Verified
Conway, SC 29526
Are you facing challenges in your relationship that feel overwhelming? Is it becoming increasingly difficult for you to communicate and connect? If you are motivated to do the hard work necessary to create meaningful change, you’re in the right place.
Are you facing challenges in your relationship that feel overwhelming? Is it becoming increasingly difficult for you to communicate and connect? If you are motivated to do the hard work necessary to create meaningful change, you’re in the right place.
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Photo of Dr. Jessica Greene, LPC, Licensed Professional Counselor in Horry County, SC
Dr. Jessica Greene, LPC
Licensed Professional Counselor
Verified Verified
3 Endorsed
Myrtle Beach, SC 29577  (Online Only)
Offering Telehealth to ALL of South Carolina! Dr. Greene is a licensed professional counselor and private practice clinician known for her passion in advocating for her clients and fighting to educate about trauma-informed and cognitive behavioral therapy treatment. She holds a PhD in General Psychology from Northcentral University (2020), a master's degree in Counseling with an emphasis in clinical mental health counseling (2006), and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology from Coastal Carolina University (2003).
Offering Telehealth to ALL of South Carolina! Dr. Greene is a licensed professional counselor and private practice clinician known for her passion in advocating for her clients and fighting to educate about trauma-informed and cognitive behavioral therapy treatment. She holds a PhD in General Psychology from Northcentral University (2020), a master's degree in Counseling with an emphasis in clinical mental health counseling (2006), and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology from Coastal Carolina University (2003).
(843) 580-1394 View (843) 580-1394
Photo of Vickie Eldridge Purdy, Licensed Professional Counselor in Horry County, SC
Vickie Eldridge Purdy
Licensed Professional Counselor, MS, LPC
Verified Verified
Little River, SC 29566
Navigating life's challenges can be daunting at times, especially when we try to go it alone. I provide a safe and sacred space in which to collaboratively explore and find a way through the struggles you are facing. Whether the nature of your problems is personal (such as, healing from abuse/trauma, grief/loss, self-esteem, addiction, anxiety or depression), or interpersonal (couple or marital issues, parent-child relationships, social, school or workplace concerns), I believe I possess the training, skills, and experience to help you and/or your loved one on your journey toward healing.
Navigating life's challenges can be daunting at times, especially when we try to go it alone. I provide a safe and sacred space in which to collaboratively explore and find a way through the struggles you are facing. Whether the nature of your problems is personal (such as, healing from abuse/trauma, grief/loss, self-esteem, addiction, anxiety or depression), or interpersonal (couple or marital issues, parent-child relationships, social, school or workplace concerns), I believe I possess the training, skills, and experience to help you and/or your loved one on your journey toward healing.
(854) 333-4616 View (854) 333-4616
Photo of Kyla Boice, Licensed Professional Counselor in Horry County, SC
Kyla Boice
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, LPC
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Myrtle Beach, SC 29588
I'm glad you're here! Welcome to a space where your story matters and your well-being is a priority. I'm dedicated to creating a warm and supportive environment where you can comfortably share and work through your challenges. Here, you'll receive support and empathy as we tackle obstacles and foster personal development together. With a mix of tailored approaches and effective strategies, my goal is to provide you with the tools and encouragement you need to start your journey toward self-growth and happiness.
I'm glad you're here! Welcome to a space where your story matters and your well-being is a priority. I'm dedicated to creating a warm and supportive environment where you can comfortably share and work through your challenges. Here, you'll receive support and empathy as we tackle obstacles and foster personal development together. With a mix of tailored approaches and effective strategies, my goal is to provide you with the tools and encouragement you need to start your journey toward self-growth and happiness.
(843) 305-6146 View (843) 305-6146
Photo of Susan Lang, Clinical Social Work/Therapist in Horry County, SC
Susan Lang
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LISW, CP, ADC
Verified Verified
I have been in private practice "A Place To Start" since 2015. I am a Licensed Independent Social Worker and a Certified Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counselor with over 35 years experience in the mental health field. I was born and raised on Long Island in NY. I retired from Pilgrim Psychiatric Center in 2013. Over the past 35 years I have worked in various setting such as inpatient psychiatric hospitals, outpatient programs, detox, substance rehab and private practice. I take pride in the compassionate care I render to all of my patients through my servants heart and extensive knowledge in mental health and substance abuse disorders.
I have been in private practice "A Place To Start" since 2015. I am a Licensed Independent Social Worker and a Certified Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counselor with over 35 years experience in the mental health field. I was born and raised on Long Island in NY. I retired from Pilgrim Psychiatric Center in 2013. Over the past 35 years I have worked in various setting such as inpatient psychiatric hospitals, outpatient programs, detox, substance rehab and private practice. I take pride in the compassionate care I render to all of my patients through my servants heart and extensive knowledge in mental health and substance abuse disorders.
(843) 350-0308 View (843) 350-0308
Photo of Carolyn Ann Hunsicker, Licensed Professional Counselor in Horry County, SC
Carolyn Ann Hunsicker
Licensed Professional Counselor, MS, LCPC, NCC
Verified Verified
Myrtle Beach, SC 29579
Waitlist for new clients
Hello! I want to begin by acknowledging that no one visits these pages without a reason. Though our existing relationships can include periods of enjoyment and peace, we can also find ourselves in situations and seasons that may appear to be hopeless with no obvious way forward. But hope exists. Licensed in MD. and SC, I'm eager to help you and your loved one to see that and experience it. Through building a strong therapeutic relationship with you as a couple, I'll help you to become friends again and to find greater understanding as you create the best relationship possible here on earth. We can do it together.
Hello! I want to begin by acknowledging that no one visits these pages without a reason. Though our existing relationships can include periods of enjoyment and peace, we can also find ourselves in situations and seasons that may appear to be hopeless with no obvious way forward. But hope exists. Licensed in MD. and SC, I'm eager to help you and your loved one to see that and experience it. Through building a strong therapeutic relationship with you as a couple, I'll help you to become friends again and to find greater understanding as you create the best relationship possible here on earth. We can do it together.
(843) 258-1638 View (843) 258-1638
Photo of The Counseling Center of SayeBrook, LLC, Licensed Professional Counselor in Horry County, SC
The Counseling Center of SayeBrook, LLC
Licensed Professional Counselor
Verified Verified
4 Endorsed
Myrtle Beach, SC 29588
The staff at The Counseling Center of SayeBrook, LLC are dedicated to improving the quality of life for our patients. We offer a multitude of treatment modalities in order to provide the best care possible. Our patients can expect to receive effective and compassionate treatments. Our focus is helping the public achieve health, healing and happiness. We look forward to working with you and your family. Our licensed and board-certified therapists are trained to help children, adolescents and adults. We also coordinate care with medical professionals when necessary.
The staff at The Counseling Center of SayeBrook, LLC are dedicated to improving the quality of life for our patients. We offer a multitude of treatment modalities in order to provide the best care possible. Our patients can expect to receive effective and compassionate treatments. Our focus is helping the public achieve health, healing and happiness. We look forward to working with you and your family. Our licensed and board-certified therapists are trained to help children, adolescents and adults. We also coordinate care with medical professionals when necessary.
(843) 353-4082 View (843) 353-4082
Photo of Dio R. Godbold, Licensed Professional Counselor in Horry County, SC
Dio R. Godbold
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, LPC, CT-Ret
Verified Verified
I am a mental health professional with experience working with children, adolescents and adults. I use a variety of theoretical perspectives in individual, couple, group and family therapy sessions with specialization in psychoanalytic psychotherapy and serious illness psychosocial support. My conceptual approach is fundamentally psychoanalytic (Depth Psychology). My therapeutic style is influenced by a variety of techniques that I have integrated through the years.
I am a mental health professional with experience working with children, adolescents and adults. I use a variety of theoretical perspectives in individual, couple, group and family therapy sessions with specialization in psychoanalytic psychotherapy and serious illness psychosocial support. My conceptual approach is fundamentally psychoanalytic (Depth Psychology). My therapeutic style is influenced by a variety of techniques that I have integrated through the years.
(843) 508-9688 x997 View (843) 508-9688 x997
Photo of Pathfinders Pastoral Care Ministries, Inc., Pastoral Counselor in Horry County, SC
Pathfinders Pastoral Care Ministries, Inc.
Pastoral Counselor, PhD, LCPC
Verified Verified
North Myrtle Beach, SC 29582  (Online Only)
We work with individuals dealing with feelings of anxiety, anger, depressed mood, low self-esteem and grief as well as relational, trust and spiritual issues. We have a desire to help couples better prepare for marriage by discussing the topics of individual temperament, love, attitude, communication, finances, conflict, intimacy and others. We have a heart to support and see marriages restored. We know everyday challenges can cause couples to drift apart, develop bad communication patterns or just get stuck in a rut. We lead you on a path back to the connection you had on the day you said, "I do."
We work with individuals dealing with feelings of anxiety, anger, depressed mood, low self-esteem and grief as well as relational, trust and spiritual issues. We have a desire to help couples better prepare for marriage by discussing the topics of individual temperament, love, attitude, communication, finances, conflict, intimacy and others. We have a heart to support and see marriages restored. We know everyday challenges can cause couples to drift apart, develop bad communication patterns or just get stuck in a rut. We lead you on a path back to the connection you had on the day you said, "I do."
(843) 865-6305 View (843) 865-6305
Photo of Candy G Woods, Licensed Professional Counselor in Horry County, SC
Candy G Woods
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, LPC, CCATP
Verified Verified
Myrtle Beach, SC 29579
I Specialize in Anxiety and Obsessive Compulsive disorders. I treat Middle School age to Adults that are dealing with Worries/Fears, Perfectionism, Social Anxiety, Separation Anxiety, Panic, Stress, Trauma, Trichotillomania (Hair Pulling) and Skin Picking Disorders as well as acute Eating Disorders. I have worked with many others in regards to Couples problems, Grief, and Anger. Helping people deal with everyday stressors, finding forgiveness and contentment in their life. If you are looking for a faith based counselor, I will gladly utilize a Christian based approach as well.
I Specialize in Anxiety and Obsessive Compulsive disorders. I treat Middle School age to Adults that are dealing with Worries/Fears, Perfectionism, Social Anxiety, Separation Anxiety, Panic, Stress, Trauma, Trichotillomania (Hair Pulling) and Skin Picking Disorders as well as acute Eating Disorders. I have worked with many others in regards to Couples problems, Grief, and Anger. Helping people deal with everyday stressors, finding forgiveness and contentment in their life. If you are looking for a faith based counselor, I will gladly utilize a Christian based approach as well.
(843) 473-8705 View (843) 473-8705

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Number of Therapists in Horry County, SC

200+

Average cost per session

$125

Therapists in Horry County, SC who prioritize treating:

94% Anxiety
90% Depression
79% Relationship Issues
75% Self Esteem
74% Coping Skills
73% Trauma and PTSD
71% Stress

Average years in practice

12 Years

Top 3 insurances accepted

81% BlueCross and BlueShield
60% UnitedHealthcare UHC | UBH
57% Aetna

How Therapists in Horry County, SC see their clients

73% In Person and Online
27% Online Only

Gender breakdown

84% Female
15% Male
1% Non-Binary
FAQs - About Therapy and Counseling

How can I find a therapist in Horry 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.