Therapists in Memphis, TN

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Ashley Higginbottom
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Memphis, TN 38104  (Online Only)
Not accepting new clients
Reaching out to begin therapy is the first step in your journey to mental wellness and it is something to be acknowledged and appreciated. I strive to provide a safe, nonjudgmental, and unbiased space for clients to explore feelings, vent frustrations, and heal. I enjoy working with clients on making self love a priority, discovering one’s true self, setting boundaries, creating healthy attachments, and forming effective communication skills. I have experience working with clients diagnosed with depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, and adjustment disorder.
Reaching out to begin therapy is the first step in your journey to mental wellness and it is something to be acknowledged and appreciated. I strive to provide a safe, nonjudgmental, and unbiased space for clients to explore feelings, vent frustrations, and heal. I enjoy working with clients on making self love a priority, discovering one’s true self, setting boundaries, creating healthy attachments, and forming effective communication skills. I have experience working with clients diagnosed with depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, and adjustment disorder.
(901) 390-5625 View (901) 390-5625
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Dawn Casey-Chiles
LCSW, CHT
Verified Verified
Memphis, TN 38119
Offering a healing place for life changes that start with your personal readiness to go beyond the surface level issues. For individuals that ready to take a journey of personal transformation. Peeling back layers, whether hidden or aware to release, restore, connect and live authentically...mind, body and spirit.
Offering a healing place for life changes that start with your personal readiness to go beyond the surface level issues. For individuals that ready to take a journey of personal transformation. Peeling back layers, whether hidden or aware to release, restore, connect and live authentically...mind, body and spirit.
(901) 401-9817 View (901) 401-9817
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Planted Therapy Group
Licensed Professional Counselor
Verified Verified
Memphis, TN 38117
We are a group of licensed and master’s level mental health care providers who specialize in helping people navigate life’s challenges. As a group, we work together to meet individual, relationship, and family needs. Clinical specializations vary among our clinicians. Check out our website at www.plantedtherapygroup.com to learn more about our clinicians and see if we're a good fit for your needs. Let us help you connect with one of our therapists who meets your needs and is available to see you, online or in-person. As you walk along your personal growth journey, we would be honored to be a part of it.
We are a group of licensed and master’s level mental health care providers who specialize in helping people navigate life’s challenges. As a group, we work together to meet individual, relationship, and family needs. Clinical specializations vary among our clinicians. Check out our website at www.plantedtherapygroup.com to learn more about our clinicians and see if we're a good fit for your needs. Let us help you connect with one of our therapists who meets your needs and is available to see you, online or in-person. As you walk along your personal growth journey, we would be honored to be a part of it.
(901) 654-5551 View (901) 654-5551
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Jessica Peeler
Pre-Licensed Professional, MA, LPCtemp
Verified Verified
Memphis, TN 38117
Through a client-centered approach and an integration of the mind-body connection, I have a desire to work with those facing trauma, attachment issues, family of origin issues, anxiety, depression, codependency, and grief. When we're able to tell the truth that life is hard and ask for help, we begin to taste freedom from the bondage of life’s pains. Thank you to all my past, present, and future clients. The hard work of telling the truth and asking for help can be so very hard and you are all some of the most courageous people I know.
Through a client-centered approach and an integration of the mind-body connection, I have a desire to work with those facing trauma, attachment issues, family of origin issues, anxiety, depression, codependency, and grief. When we're able to tell the truth that life is hard and ask for help, we begin to taste freedom from the bondage of life’s pains. Thank you to all my past, present, and future clients. The hard work of telling the truth and asking for help can be so very hard and you are all some of the most courageous people I know.
(901) 554-4852 x4 View (901) 554-4852 x4
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Andy Killingsworth
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC
Verified Verified
Memphis, TN 38120  (Online Only)
With over two decades of experience, I have learned that healing and change is a process that is unique to each individual. In counseling, we will walk this journey together by identifying, exploring, and working through our experiences and challenges. Whether you experience depression, anxiety, substance use disorders, behavioral addictions, trauma, extreme stress, etc., we will explore ways to manage thoughts, feelings, behaviors, and sensations associated with your life circumstances.
With over two decades of experience, I have learned that healing and change is a process that is unique to each individual. In counseling, we will walk this journey together by identifying, exploring, and working through our experiences and challenges. Whether you experience depression, anxiety, substance use disorders, behavioral addictions, trauma, extreme stress, etc., we will explore ways to manage thoughts, feelings, behaviors, and sensations associated with your life circumstances.
(901) 660-5532 View (901) 660-5532
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Rebecca R Cochran
Counselor, MS, LPC, MHSP
Verified Verified
Memphis, TN 38119
Walking into a therapist's office for the first time can be a daunting experience and even scary for some. So can acknowledging a problem or accepting that something in your life isn't quite working. With genuine warmth and concern, coupled with an authentic approach to problem solving, I will help you take those initial steps towards change and growth. The therapeutic relationship is a partnership in which both parties agree to work hard. Together, we'll identify areas for change and growth, make a realistic plan and trouble-shoot problems as we go along in an effort to achieve emotional stability and wholeness.
Walking into a therapist's office for the first time can be a daunting experience and even scary for some. So can acknowledging a problem or accepting that something in your life isn't quite working. With genuine warmth and concern, coupled with an authentic approach to problem solving, I will help you take those initial steps towards change and growth. The therapeutic relationship is a partnership in which both parties agree to work hard. Together, we'll identify areas for change and growth, make a realistic plan and trouble-shoot problems as we go along in an effort to achieve emotional stability and wholeness.
(901) 244-4358 View (901) 244-4358
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Kade Hiestand
Psychologist, PhD
Verified Verified
Memphis, TN 38107
Not accepting new clients
Hope is being able to see that there is light despite all of the darkness. -Desmond Tutu. Sometimes it is hard to be hopeful when we are faced with problems in our life. Oftentimes claiming hope is the first step towards overcoming challenges, whether they be depression or anxiety, relationship stressors, or accepting and flourishing as individuals with multiple identities. From the onset of our time working together, we will establish hope as a foundation. From there we can address whatever burdens you carry together, to give you the knowledge and skills you need to live fully and happily.
Hope is being able to see that there is light despite all of the darkness. -Desmond Tutu. Sometimes it is hard to be hopeful when we are faced with problems in our life. Oftentimes claiming hope is the first step towards overcoming challenges, whether they be depression or anxiety, relationship stressors, or accepting and flourishing as individuals with multiple identities. From the onset of our time working together, we will establish hope as a foundation. From there we can address whatever burdens you carry together, to give you the knowledge and skills you need to live fully and happily.
(901) 425-1273 View (901) 425-1273
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A'nna Khan
Marriage & Family Therapist Intern, MA, MFT-I
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Memphis, TN 38119  (Online Only)
From personal experience, in addition to educational and professional experience, I understand the importance of providing a safe space for clients. It is sometimes hard to find people you can trust with your feelings or thoughts. Perhaps you feel judged or misunderstood. Maybe you have been desperately needing someone to talk to that is open-minded and eager to listen to understand you. Are you involved in an unhealthy relationship? Do you feel ashamed or indifferent about your experience? I am passionate about providing emotional support and shelter you may need, while we work together with concerns you may have.
From personal experience, in addition to educational and professional experience, I understand the importance of providing a safe space for clients. It is sometimes hard to find people you can trust with your feelings or thoughts. Perhaps you feel judged or misunderstood. Maybe you have been desperately needing someone to talk to that is open-minded and eager to listen to understand you. Are you involved in an unhealthy relationship? Do you feel ashamed or indifferent about your experience? I am passionate about providing emotional support and shelter you may need, while we work together with concerns you may have.
(901) 676-7325 View (901) 676-7325
Photo of Allan J Katz, LPC, MHSP, CSAT, BBA, Licensed Professional Counselor
Allan J Katz
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC, MHSP, CSAT, BBA
Verified Verified
7 Endorsed
Memphis, TN 38119
Discover Freedom from out-of-control sexual behavior & Improve Intimacy and communication in your relationship. When the empty "hole in your soul" can no longer be filled with risky behaviors, realize that there is hope and a proven solution. Together, we'll develop effective strategies to overcome urges, manage cravings and create healthy alternatives. You'll have the tools to rebuild your relationship and increase intimacy. All in a confidential atmosphere of non-judgment and acceptance. You'll rediscover your authentic self, feel freedom again and regain your own personal power to live a rich, fulfilled life worth living.
Discover Freedom from out-of-control sexual behavior & Improve Intimacy and communication in your relationship. When the empty "hole in your soul" can no longer be filled with risky behaviors, realize that there is hope and a proven solution. Together, we'll develop effective strategies to overcome urges, manage cravings and create healthy alternatives. You'll have the tools to rebuild your relationship and increase intimacy. All in a confidential atmosphere of non-judgment and acceptance. You'll rediscover your authentic self, feel freedom again and regain your own personal power to live a rich, fulfilled life worth living.
(901) 295-2983 View (901) 295-2983
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Esteem Counseling and Wellness Center, LLC
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPCMHSP
Verified Verified
Memphis, TN 38125
Do you consider yourself a high achiever or go-getter, but recently find yourself feeling stuck in a rut or unable to keep up with life’s pace lately? Are there times when you know you should stand up for yourself, but worry more often how it will affect other people? Well, you are not alone. Adjustments can be hard, and they can draw attention to underlying anxiety, depression and even trauma.
Do you consider yourself a high achiever or go-getter, but recently find yourself feeling stuck in a rut or unable to keep up with life’s pace lately? Are there times when you know you should stand up for yourself, but worry more often how it will affect other people? Well, you are not alone. Adjustments can be hard, and they can draw attention to underlying anxiety, depression and even trauma.
(901) 519-2436 View (901) 519-2436
Photo of Shaneika Smith - Sweetgrass Counseling & Consultation, PhD, LPCMHSP, Licensed Professional Counselor
Sweetgrass Counseling & Consultation
Licensed Professional Counselor, PhD, LPCMHSP
Verified Verified
Memphis, TN 38132
Waitlist for new clients
At Sweetgrass Counseling & Consultation, LLC we believe that: "Each strand alone is not as strong as when braided together." On your counseling journey we aim to serve as a support in weaving together the vision for your life. We are compatible with motivated clients, that are willing to partner in an effort to interrupt emotional or cognitive patterns that are not serving you. We believe that you have intuitive tools that may not be accessible due to "guarded relating" that so many of us have adopted to protect ourselves. Allow us to assist you in unearthing tools that identify your barriers and create sustainable change.
At Sweetgrass Counseling & Consultation, LLC we believe that: "Each strand alone is not as strong as when braided together." On your counseling journey we aim to serve as a support in weaving together the vision for your life. We are compatible with motivated clients, that are willing to partner in an effort to interrupt emotional or cognitive patterns that are not serving you. We believe that you have intuitive tools that may not be accessible due to "guarded relating" that so many of us have adopted to protect ourselves. Allow us to assist you in unearthing tools that identify your barriers and create sustainable change.
(901) 245-3220 x1 View (901) 245-3220 x1
Photo of Valerie Shaw, LCSW, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Valerie Shaw
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified Verified
Memphis, TN 38117
I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with over 12 years of experience. I strive to create a warm and non-judgmental environment for all clients with consideration to each individual’s cultural background, belief system, gender and sexual orientation. I utilize various, evidenced-based models that best fit the preferences and personal goals of the person seeking treatment. I practice from a strengths based and mindfulness centered approach.
I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with over 12 years of experience. I strive to create a warm and non-judgmental environment for all clients with consideration to each individual’s cultural background, belief system, gender and sexual orientation. I utilize various, evidenced-based models that best fit the preferences and personal goals of the person seeking treatment. I practice from a strengths based and mindfulness centered approach.
(901) 554-4043 View (901) 554-4043
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Mahdee Rasul
Pre-Licensed Professional, MS
Verified Verified
Memphis, TN 38119
In tandum with my role at Navigating Courage Counseling & Consultation, my best clients would be individuals age 16+ who are seeking therapy to process issues related to addictions, life transitions, identity conflicts, depression, anxiety, and/or ADHD.
In tandum with my role at Navigating Courage Counseling & Consultation, my best clients would be individuals age 16+ who are seeking therapy to process issues related to addictions, life transitions, identity conflicts, depression, anxiety, and/or ADHD.
(901) 665-2170 View (901) 665-2170
Photo of Tiffany J Williams, LPC, MS, NCC, Licensed Professional Counselor
Tiffany J Williams
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC, MS, NCC
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Memphis, TN 38120
Clients come to therapy for a variety of reasons. They may need help adjusting to a new job, transitioning to a new city, communicating with a family member, or building self-confidence. They want to do these things in a timely manner. They want to live a fulfilling life. Maybe nothing is going on currently and they want to explore past events.
Clients come to therapy for a variety of reasons. They may need help adjusting to a new job, transitioning to a new city, communicating with a family member, or building self-confidence. They want to do these things in a timely manner. They want to live a fulfilling life. Maybe nothing is going on currently and they want to explore past events.
(901) 808-8710 View (901) 808-8710
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Jennifer Stone
Psychologist, PhD, MDiv
Verified Verified
Memphis, TN 38104
Not accepting new clients
Closed presently. With a doctorate in clinical psychology and 25+ years experience, I enjoy working with adults (22yrs. & up) & couples. My approach is to help you clarify goals, then work as a team. Whether your goals may be to improve mood, relationships, or behaviors, I will likely show you various pathways to improvement, and then support your choices. (Exceptional Experience/Credentials! - former university professor teaching clinical psychology and psychotherapy to graduate students/practitioners at Mississippi State U.; former Chair of MS state Psychology Board -monitoring statewide...
Closed presently. With a doctorate in clinical psychology and 25+ years experience, I enjoy working with adults (22yrs. & up) & couples. My approach is to help you clarify goals, then work as a team. Whether your goals may be to improve mood, relationships, or behaviors, I will likely show you various pathways to improvement, and then support your choices. (Exceptional Experience/Credentials! - former university professor teaching clinical psychology and psychotherapy to graduate students/practitioners at Mississippi State U.; former Chair of MS state Psychology Board -monitoring statewide...
(901) 254-8936 View (901) 254-8936
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Dr. Christina Light-Griffin
PsyD, LCCT, CFE, CFT, CFP
Verified Verified
Memphis, TN 38109  (Online Only)
Waitlist for new clients
Hello, First I would like to give glory to God for being an agent of change and hope in this dying world. My name is Dr. Christina Light-Griffin PsyD. I am a Licensed Clinical Christian Therapist, Certified Compassion Fatigue Educator, Certified Compassion Fatigue Practitioner, and Certified Field Traumatologist. I began my counseling career 12 years ago. I am Doctor of Biblical Psychology degree . I enjoys helping others. I am a blessed to be a licensed clinical Christian therapist with the American Association of Christian Therapists (AACT), sharing the Gospel of Jesus Christ and providing spiritual guidance.
Hello, First I would like to give glory to God for being an agent of change and hope in this dying world. My name is Dr. Christina Light-Griffin PsyD. I am a Licensed Clinical Christian Therapist, Certified Compassion Fatigue Educator, Certified Compassion Fatigue Practitioner, and Certified Field Traumatologist. I began my counseling career 12 years ago. I am Doctor of Biblical Psychology degree . I enjoys helping others. I am a blessed to be a licensed clinical Christian therapist with the American Association of Christian Therapists (AACT), sharing the Gospel of Jesus Christ and providing spiritual guidance.
(901) 446-4069 View (901) 446-4069
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Brenita Seay
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Memphis, TN 38137
Not accepting new clients
Client's struggling with life transitions (i.e. divorce, going to college, move to a new city, etc.), depression, anxiety, issues with self-esteem/self-worth, grief and loss, life skill building are areas that we can work together on in therapy. See you soon!
Client's struggling with life transitions (i.e. divorce, going to college, move to a new city, etc.), depression, anxiety, issues with self-esteem/self-worth, grief and loss, life skill building are areas that we can work together on in therapy. See you soon!
(901) 657-4174 View (901) 657-4174
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Caitlin Leggett
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, ATR, LPCMHSP
Verified Verified
Memphis, TN 38117
Welcome! Do you feel like anxiety consumes all your energy? Do you get nervous and self-conscious when talking to other people? Does life feel chaotic and unmanageable? These are just a few of the many issues I help my clients work through. Anxiety, depression, low-self esteem, and life stress can definitely leave you feeling exhausted and overwhelmed, but you don’t have to go through it alone! I am a Counselor and Art Therapist with experience treating teens and adults for various anxiety and depressive disorders. I am also passionate about assisting clients improve their self-esteem and relationships with others.
Welcome! Do you feel like anxiety consumes all your energy? Do you get nervous and self-conscious when talking to other people? Does life feel chaotic and unmanageable? These are just a few of the many issues I help my clients work through. Anxiety, depression, low-self esteem, and life stress can definitely leave you feeling exhausted and overwhelmed, but you don’t have to go through it alone! I am a Counselor and Art Therapist with experience treating teens and adults for various anxiety and depressive disorders. I am also passionate about assisting clients improve their self-esteem and relationships with others.
(901) 472-1396 View (901) 472-1396
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Sandy McCullough
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified Verified
Memphis, TN 38120
I have been doing psychotherapy since 1994. The first two years I worked with recovering alcoholics and addicts. The next 7 years I visited homes and did family counseling. Since that time I have been in Private Practice working with those who have been suffering from anxiety, depression, Posttramautic Stress, ADHD issues, marital conflict, and much more.
I have been doing psychotherapy since 1994. The first two years I worked with recovering alcoholics and addicts. The next 7 years I visited homes and did family counseling. Since that time I have been in Private Practice working with those who have been suffering from anxiety, depression, Posttramautic Stress, ADHD issues, marital conflict, and much more.
(901) 641-1244 View (901) 641-1244
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Janet Ewing Panter
Psychologist, PhD
Verified Verified
Memphis, TN 38134
Waitlist for new clients
I want to work with you to develop treatment plan that meets your needs. By collaborating we can identify your needs, goals, and struggles and find a path that works for you. I work with clients of all ages, including children and adolescents with a range of issues, including learning disorders, ADHD, Autism Spectrum Disorders, depression, and anxiety among others. When working with young people, I also spend time with their parents to talk about the challenges of parents and recommend strategies to deal with the issues you face.
I want to work with you to develop treatment plan that meets your needs. By collaborating we can identify your needs, goals, and struggles and find a path that works for you. I work with clients of all ages, including children and adolescents with a range of issues, including learning disorders, ADHD, Autism Spectrum Disorders, depression, and anxiety among others. When working with young people, I also spend time with their parents to talk about the challenges of parents and recommend strategies to deal with the issues you face.
(901) 672-6539 View (901) 672-6539
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How does your Therapist compare?

Number of Therapists in Memphis, TN

500+

Average cost per session

$125

Therapists in Memphis, TN who prioritize treating:

89% Anxiety
85% Depression
75% Self Esteem
71% Relationship Issues
69% Trauma and PTSD
69% Coping Skills
69% Stress

Average years in practice

10 Years

Top 3 insurances accepted

84% Cigna and Evernorth
71% Aetna
64% UnitedHealthcare UHC | UBH

How Therapists in Memphis, TN see their clients

64% In Person and Online
36% Online Only

Gender breakdown

80% Female
19% Male
1% Non-Binary
FAQs - About Therapy and Counseling

How can I find a therapist in Memphis?

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.

Learn more about how to find a therapist

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.