Theresa Souza
PhD
Exton, PA 19341
My intensive outpatient group is an excellent, effective way to learn healthy coping skills, and decrease suicidal thoughts and self harm.
My primary focus is clients with intense levels of depression, anxiety, and mood issues. I run an intensive outpatient group for individuals who were recently inpatient for suicidal thoughts or attempts, or people struggling and trying to improve their life before things become so bad that they need to go to a hospital. I also see clients individually for trauma therapy. I am a certified traumatic brain injury therapist, and have extensive experience working with individuals suffering from post-concussive issues.
(610) 644-6464 x1784
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Exton, PA 19341
My intensive outpatient group is an excellent, effective way to learn healthy coping skills, and decrease suicidal thoughts and self harm.
My primary focus is clients with intense levels of depression, anxiety, and mood issues. I run an intensive outpatient group for individuals who were recently inpatient for suicidal thoughts or attempts, or people struggling and trying to improve their life before things become so bad that they need to go to a hospital. I also see clients individually for trauma therapy. I am a certified traumatic brain injury therapist, and have extensive experience working with individuals suffering from post-concussive issues.
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Opal DBT
Psychologist, PsyD Verified
Office is near:
Exton, PA 19341
Offers online therapy
DBT has been demonstrated to improve the functioning of people who struggle to manage thoughts, feelings, and urges (including self-harm and suicidal thoughts/gestures).
OPAL DBT, LLC is a treatment program offering Dialectical Behavior Therapy to teens, young adults, families, and parents. Comprehensive DBT is a treatment approach that incorporates multiple modalities, including individual therapy, group skills training, and support between sessions in the form of on-call phone coaching. We also offer the following skills groups: Multifamily, Young Adult, and Dialectical Parenting.
(484) 214-2766
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Office is near:
Exton, PA 19341
Offers online therapy
DBT has been demonstrated to improve the functioning of people who struggle to manage thoughts, feelings, and urges (including self-harm and suicidal thoughts/gestures).
OPAL DBT, LLC is a treatment program offering Dialectical Behavior Therapy to teens, young adults, families, and parents. Comprehensive DBT is a treatment approach that incorporates multiple modalities, including individual therapy, group skills training, and support between sessions in the form of on-call phone coaching. We also offer the following skills groups: Multifamily, Young Adult, and Dialectical Parenting.
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Alexander Gabriel Stefanini
Licensed Professional Counselor, MS, NCC, LPC Verified
Office is near:
Exton, PA 19341
Here are some things i can help with: +Anxiety/Depression +Trauma/Post Traumatic Stress +Gender counseling/gender transition +Letters for gender affirming surgery +Coming out as gay/trans/queer +Suicidal ideation and self-injury +Family stress and family counseling +Teenager anger, depression, defiance.
**We are open for both virtual AND in person office visits** If you are trans, non-binary, gay, queer, or questioning it is my desire to create a safe space for you to find the support you are looking for. As a licensed therapist who is trans-identified, I am in a unique position to support those in the LGBTQIA+ community, their partners, parents and other family members. That is the goal of my counseling work and my practice, Arrive Therapy. http://www.arrivetherapy.com http://www.arrivetherapy.com/whyalex
(610) 580-0630
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Office is near:
Exton, PA 19341
Here are some things i can help with: +Anxiety/Depression +Trauma/Post Traumatic Stress +Gender counseling/gender transition +Letters for gender affirming surgery +Coming out as gay/trans/queer +Suicidal ideation and self-injury +Family stress and family counseling +Teenager anger, depression, defiance.
**We are open for both virtual AND in person office visits** If you are trans, non-binary, gay, queer, or questioning it is my desire to create a safe space for you to find the support you are looking for. As a licensed therapist who is trans-identified, I am in a unique position to support those in the LGBTQIA+ community, their partners, parents and other family members. That is the goal of my counseling work and my practice, Arrive Therapy. http://www.arrivetherapy.com http://www.arrivetherapy.com/whyalex
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Dustin N Kurtek
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, LPC Verified
Exton, PA 19341
Offers online therapy
As a Licensed Professional Counselor, it is my goal in partnering with clients in navigating through life's twists and turns, being a guide towards a middle path of acceptance and change. My focus is to empower clients to transform coping strategies into skills of daily living, identify and release themselves from self-destructive patterns that led them to treatment, doing so in an environment that encourages growth and development.
(570) 541-4511
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Exton, PA 19341
Offers online therapy
As a Licensed Professional Counselor, it is my goal in partnering with clients in navigating through life's twists and turns, being a guide towards a middle path of acceptance and change. My focus is to empower clients to transform coping strategies into skills of daily living, identify and release themselves from self-destructive patterns that led them to treatment, doing so in an environment that encourages growth and development.
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Carol Ann Pusey
MA, LPC, CAC, CCDP Verified
Exton, PA 19341
Are you noticing subtle changes in your outllook on life; eg, less interest n your surroundings; in your apprearance? Have you put off returning calls from family & friends? Have these & other changes ;lingered longer than you'd like to admit? We've all experienced mood fluctuations from time to time that are seen as appropriate fot the situation. It's when we're unable to regulate our moods as is appropriate, & for a sustained period of time of 2 weeks or more, that the time has come to seek professional help.
(484) 870-9130
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Exton, PA 19341
Are you noticing subtle changes in your outllook on life; eg, less interest n your surroundings; in your apprearance? Have you put off returning calls from family & friends? Have these & other changes ;lingered longer than you'd like to admit? We've all experienced mood fluctuations from time to time that are seen as appropriate fot the situation. It's when we're unable to regulate our moods as is appropriate, & for a sustained period of time of 2 weeks or more, that the time has come to seek professional help.
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Julia King
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC Verified
Exton, PA 19341
Offers online therapy
Julia has a passion for helping individuals who feel stuck, lost, unsure, or afraid. It is so difficult when we have lost hope in ourselves and our future and feel helpless to change it. Julia meets her clients with compassionate humor and helps them navigate ways to tolerate uncertainty, accept difficult circumstances, and redirect towards elements that are within the individual's control to move towards a values-focused life. Julia went to graduate school at Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine for Mental Health Counseling and completed a post graduate education program in Sex Therapy at Council for Relationships.
(610) 646-1446
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Exton, PA 19341
Offers online therapy
Julia has a passion for helping individuals who feel stuck, lost, unsure, or afraid. It is so difficult when we have lost hope in ourselves and our future and feel helpless to change it. Julia meets her clients with compassionate humor and helps them navigate ways to tolerate uncertainty, accept difficult circumstances, and redirect towards elements that are within the individual's control to move towards a values-focused life. Julia went to graduate school at Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine for Mental Health Counseling and completed a post graduate education program in Sex Therapy at Council for Relationships.
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Jill Crawford
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW Verified
Exton, PA 19341
Offers online therapy
Children and teenagers are more overwhelmed today than ever. The daily challenges they face can be highly stressful and can lead to significant impairments in self-esteem, family relationships, school functioning, friendships, and other important areas of life. My ultimate goals as a therapist are to help young people find good life balance and develop a sense of peace within themselves. I enjoy providing a space where individuals and families can safely work through difficult situations, while learning to feel good about themselves, acquire problem-solving skills, maximize their natural strengths, and utilize the supports they have in their lives.
(610) 915-8189
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Exton, PA 19341
Offers online therapy
Children and teenagers are more overwhelmed today than ever. The daily challenges they face can be highly stressful and can lead to significant impairments in self-esteem, family relationships, school functioning, friendships, and other important areas of life. My ultimate goals as a therapist are to help young people find good life balance and develop a sense of peace within themselves. I enjoy providing a space where individuals and families can safely work through difficult situations, while learning to feel good about themselves, acquire problem-solving skills, maximize their natural strengths, and utilize the supports they have in their lives.
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Jenny A Krumenacker
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, LPC, NCC Verified
Exton, PA 19341
Not accepting new clients
I believe that everyone has the capacity to change, everyone deserves the right to be at peace, and to find their true inner happiness. Clients come to see me who feel alone, lost, unsure of the next steps to take in life. They often feel that they are different. Wonder if something is wrong with them and long for a life of happiness again. Being open and willing to explore our emotions and feelings so that we can feel better is one of the greatest gifts we give to ourselves. I help my clients take that journey in a safe, supporting and loving environment to help facilitate this amazing gift.
(484) 870-9034
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Exton, PA 19341
Not accepting new clients
I believe that everyone has the capacity to change, everyone deserves the right to be at peace, and to find their true inner happiness. Clients come to see me who feel alone, lost, unsure of the next steps to take in life. They often feel that they are different. Wonder if something is wrong with them and long for a life of happiness again. Being open and willing to explore our emotions and feelings so that we can feel better is one of the greatest gifts we give to ourselves. I help my clients take that journey in a safe, supporting and loving environment to help facilitate this amazing gift.
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Mahshad Tehrani
MA, LBS Verified
Exton, PA 19341
Offers online therapy
I think there are two general paths to your definition of the ideal client. First, you can focus on the types of therapy you do. For example, you could say, “I help individuals with anxiety and depression.” That definition makes it clear what you do--and don’t do. You don’t do group, family, couples, or relationship therapy. Your practice doesn’t directly deal with eating disorders or sexuality issues, except perhaps as they connect with depression and anxiety. You have a process for working through anxiety and depression.It also may suggest you’re open to a less-regular schedule of therapy, as people’s anxiety or depression chang
(610) 379-1375
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Exton, PA 19341
Offers online therapy
I think there are two general paths to your definition of the ideal client. First, you can focus on the types of therapy you do. For example, you could say, “I help individuals with anxiety and depression.” That definition makes it clear what you do--and don’t do. You don’t do group, family, couples, or relationship therapy. Your practice doesn’t directly deal with eating disorders or sexuality issues, except perhaps as they connect with depression and anxiety. You have a process for working through anxiety and depression.It also may suggest you’re open to a less-regular schedule of therapy, as people’s anxiety or depression chang
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Joy L Wawrzyniak
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW Verified
Exton, PA 19341
Offers online therapy
The teenage years are the most vulnerable, exciting, and growing years of a young person’s life. Self discovery can often yield low self esteem, independence can easily shift to rebellion, and a slow maturation process often creates impulsive decision making. And when a parent’s warnings and worries don’t seem to have an impact on the teenager’s course, or when it feels too heavy to carry alone, it’s helpful to have another guiding force to help. Through counseling, an adolescent can feel understood, begin to understand themselves, and learn to understand and accept their role in the family and society.
(610) 851-4876
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Exton, PA 19341
Offers online therapy
The teenage years are the most vulnerable, exciting, and growing years of a young person’s life. Self discovery can often yield low self esteem, independence can easily shift to rebellion, and a slow maturation process often creates impulsive decision making. And when a parent’s warnings and worries don’t seem to have an impact on the teenager’s course, or when it feels too heavy to carry alone, it’s helpful to have another guiding force to help. Through counseling, an adolescent can feel understood, begin to understand themselves, and learn to understand and accept their role in the family and society.
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Dr. Mendy Lynn Viel Ganim
Psychologist, PsyD Verified
Exton, PA 19341
Not accepting new clients
I provide psychological services to children and adolescents who present with maladaptive coping skills and behaviors as a result of unresolved mood, anxiety, trauma, identity, family, social, and/or educational challenges. My approach to therapy is tailored to an individual's presenting needs, but is always rooted in genuineness, non-judgment, empathy, and unconditional positive regard.
(610) 756-0147
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Exton, PA 19341
Not accepting new clients
I provide psychological services to children and adolescents who present with maladaptive coping skills and behaviors as a result of unresolved mood, anxiety, trauma, identity, family, social, and/or educational challenges. My approach to therapy is tailored to an individual's presenting needs, but is always rooted in genuineness, non-judgment, empathy, and unconditional positive regard.
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Kelly Wood
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LSW Verified
Exton, PA 19341
Offers online therapy
I am a Licensed Social Worker and have clinical experience working with children, adolescents, adults, and couples. Some of my clinical experience includes: trauma work and healing (with EMDR as an option), addiction recovery support, depression and/or anxiety combining mind and body work in treatment, working with teens and children on emotional regulation while building skills that will develop intrinsic self worth, and examining thoughts, emotions, and behaviors in interpersonal relations.
(610) 850-0517
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Exton, PA 19341
Offers online therapy
I am a Licensed Social Worker and have clinical experience working with children, adolescents, adults, and couples. Some of my clinical experience includes: trauma work and healing (with EMDR as an option), addiction recovery support, depression and/or anxiety combining mind and body work in treatment, working with teens and children on emotional regulation while building skills that will develop intrinsic self worth, and examining thoughts, emotions, and behaviors in interpersonal relations.
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Kacey Schnaitman
Counselor, MA, NCC, LPC Verified
Exton, PA 19341
Offers online therapy
Sometimes our child has needs that can effect the entire family system. I focus on providing the child direct care, and provide parents the support to keep going, to keep working toward the potential you know your child has. Specifically, if your child is having ongoing school problems, is showing oppositional behavior, or has difficulty maintaining friendships. Additionally, if your child has been diagnosed, or your questioning whether your child has Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD, AD/HD) and needs "coaching" to cope with this problem, or he/she is showing signs of anxiety or depression, or abusing alcohol or drugs.
(610) 850-9243
Verified
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Exton, PA 19341
Offers online therapy
Sometimes our child has needs that can effect the entire family system. I focus on providing the child direct care, and provide parents the support to keep going, to keep working toward the potential you know your child has. Specifically, if your child is having ongoing school problems, is showing oppositional behavior, or has difficulty maintaining friendships. Additionally, if your child has been diagnosed, or your questioning whether your child has Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD, AD/HD) and needs "coaching" to cope with this problem, or he/she is showing signs of anxiety or depression, or abusing alcohol or drugs.
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Michelle Colaizzo
MA, NCC Verified
Exton, PA 19341
Offers online therapy
A safe space to be truly heard, seen and understood. Whether you are grieving a loss, feel overwhelmed, lost, or isolated, therapy is a place to talk, reflect, cry, and sometimes even laugh. It is a form of caring for yourself. A way to gain support. To pause. To reset. To take a breath.
(484) 364-2394
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Exton, PA 19341
Offers online therapy
A safe space to be truly heard, seen and understood. Whether you are grieving a loss, feel overwhelmed, lost, or isolated, therapy is a place to talk, reflect, cry, and sometimes even laugh. It is a form of caring for yourself. A way to gain support. To pause. To reset. To take a breath.
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Jeffrey Bernstein
Psychologist, PhD Verified
Exton, PA 19341
Offers online therapy
I believe that the ability to calm down and solve problems are two of the most crucial skills for success in life! Over the past thirty plus years I have had the honor of having many people from many different backgrounds share their stories of life's victories, challenges, and pain with me. Most individuals have both obvious and hidden strengths that can be called up to help them to move past obstacles. I feel skilled about being able to create the emotional safety for people to truly discover and tap in to their own resources. As clients then learn and become empowered with strong, coping skills, exciting postive changes happen!
(610) 915-8984
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Exton, PA 19341
Offers online therapy
I believe that the ability to calm down and solve problems are two of the most crucial skills for success in life! Over the past thirty plus years I have had the honor of having many people from many different backgrounds share their stories of life's victories, challenges, and pain with me. Most individuals have both obvious and hidden strengths that can be called up to help them to move past obstacles. I feel skilled about being able to create the emotional safety for people to truly discover and tap in to their own resources. As clients then learn and become empowered with strong, coping skills, exciting postive changes happen!
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Dena Schloss
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, LPC Verified
Exton, PA 19341
I am a licensed professional counselor working in the West Chester area. I have worked in the field in a variety of therapeutic settings including a residential treatment facility and a partial hospitalization program and directed an Intensive Outpatient Program. I have experience working with clients who suffer from chronic mental illness including mood disorders, personality disorders, thought disorders, anxiety, stress, grief and loss and relationship concerns.
(484) 652-8806
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Exton, PA 19341
I am a licensed professional counselor working in the West Chester area. I have worked in the field in a variety of therapeutic settings including a residential treatment facility and a partial hospitalization program and directed an Intensive Outpatient Program. I have experience working with clients who suffer from chronic mental illness including mood disorders, personality disorders, thought disorders, anxiety, stress, grief and loss and relationship concerns.
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Suzanne R Benko
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT Verified
Exton, PA 19341
Offers online therapy
Thanks for taking the time to learn a little bit about me. I have over 30 years experience working with adolescents, adults, couples, and families. I've worked in a variety of settings, including private practice, public schools, colleges, and non-profit organizations. It's so important, in addition to education & credentials, for the therapist you choose to be a good fit for you in personality & style. I would be happy to provide you with a free phone consult to give you a sense of whether I am the therapist best suited to meet your needs.
(484) 285-4320
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Exton, PA 19341
Offers online therapy
Thanks for taking the time to learn a little bit about me. I have over 30 years experience working with adolescents, adults, couples, and families. I've worked in a variety of settings, including private practice, public schools, colleges, and non-profit organizations. It's so important, in addition to education & credentials, for the therapist you choose to be a good fit for you in personality & style. I would be happy to provide you with a free phone consult to give you a sense of whether I am the therapist best suited to meet your needs.
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Tanja Gustafson
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LCSW Verified
Exton, PA 19341
Offers online therapy
I will work with you to resolve areas where you may feel misunderstood, confused, or stuck. Studies have shown that we are able to change throughout our lifespan. This means we do not have to be stuck living the same way forever. My approach is psychodynamic psychotherapy where two people work together to understand what is contributing to one’s suffering and to find a path forward, toward recovery. I enjoy working with adults and adolescents looking for a change and a way to experience happiness in life.
(484) 207-5451
Verified
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Exton, PA 19341
Offers online therapy
I will work with you to resolve areas where you may feel misunderstood, confused, or stuck. Studies have shown that we are able to change throughout our lifespan. This means we do not have to be stuck living the same way forever. My approach is psychodynamic psychotherapy where two people work together to understand what is contributing to one’s suffering and to find a path forward, toward recovery. I enjoy working with adults and adolescents looking for a change and a way to experience happiness in life.
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Lori Nelsen Luneburg
Psychologist, PhD Verified
Exton, PA 19341
Offers online therapy
Do you feel crazy in your current relationship? Do you feel as though you walk on eggshells?Have these feelings worsened during the pandemic? This is a common complaint of individuals in a toxic relationship. Healing can truly only begin when you finally feel heard and can identify how to move forward. I am a caring Licensed Clinical Psychologist with 20+ years of experience in Women's Issues, Narcissistic/Toxic relationships, Anxiety and Depression. My goal in therapy is to help you develop better ways of coping, develop stronger boundaries and an improved overall sense of self so that you can achieve the life you desire.
(610) 490-8635
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Exton, PA 19341
Offers online therapy
Do you feel crazy in your current relationship? Do you feel as though you walk on eggshells?Have these feelings worsened during the pandemic? This is a common complaint of individuals in a toxic relationship. Healing can truly only begin when you finally feel heard and can identify how to move forward. I am a caring Licensed Clinical Psychologist with 20+ years of experience in Women's Issues, Narcissistic/Toxic relationships, Anxiety and Depression. My goal in therapy is to help you develop better ways of coping, develop stronger boundaries and an improved overall sense of self so that you can achieve the life you desire.
Janet Sasson Edgette
Psychologist, PsyD, MPH Verified
Exton, PA 19341
Offers online therapy
Teenagers are my specialty, especially those wanting nothing to do with counseling! (Download my article "Why Teens Hate Therapy" on website.) I help teens (children, too) who are anxious, angry, defiant, withdrawn, moody, self-destructive, inattentive, depressed, doing poorly in school, or having trouble with peers. I work as effectively with boys as with girls, and can help you decide whether the problems you're noticing are a part of "typical" teen behavior or a sign of something more serious. I also offer one session consultations for parents who have questions about their kids or new parenting approaches.
(610) 915-8924
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Exton, PA 19341
Offers online therapy
Teenagers are my specialty, especially those wanting nothing to do with counseling! (Download my article "Why Teens Hate Therapy" on website.) I help teens (children, too) who are anxious, angry, defiant, withdrawn, moody, self-destructive, inattentive, depressed, doing poorly in school, or having trouble with peers. I work as effectively with boys as with girls, and can help you decide whether the problems you're noticing are a part of "typical" teen behavior or a sign of something more serious. I also offer one session consultations for parents who have questions about their kids or new parenting approaches.

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Suicidal Ideation Therapists
If you have suicidal thoughts and you're in Exton, please call a Exton therapists from the list above or, simply call this number 1-800-273-8255 to chat to someone now.

Suicide is a tragic event with strong emotional repercussions for its survivors. Especially for parents of suicide victims, since so many suicides occur amongst young people and teenagers.

Learn more here about teenage suicide and suicide in general. Or contact a therapist in Exton who can help with counseling you or a family member or loved one who may have suicidal thoughts or suffer from suicidal ideation -or you just plain fear may take their life.