Therapists in Houston, TX

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Photo of Dr. Staci A. Passe, Psychologist in Houston, TX
Dr. Staci A. Passe
Psychologist, LMSW, PhD
Verified Verified
2 Endorsed
Houston, TX 77006
HOPE is what initiates change. Imagine a life where your family was no longer defined by your child's trauma, fear, sadness, guilt, shame, or anger. What a freeing experience that would be! An individual can only be as happy as their least happy loved one- as hurt occurs within the context of relationships, so does healing. Hoping for a stable, safe, and happy family is what marks readiness for therapy. Little people with big problems may effortlessly grow into big people with bigger problems, so the critical nature of childhood and adolescence provides opportunity to shift this life trajectory.
HOPE is what initiates change. Imagine a life where your family was no longer defined by your child's trauma, fear, sadness, guilt, shame, or anger. What a freeing experience that would be! An individual can only be as happy as their least happy loved one- as hurt occurs within the context of relationships, so does healing. Hoping for a stable, safe, and happy family is what marks readiness for therapy. Little people with big problems may effortlessly grow into big people with bigger problems, so the critical nature of childhood and adolescence provides opportunity to shift this life trajectory.
(713) 489-8478 View (713) 489-8478
Photo of Lori Fiester, Clinical Social Work/Therapist in Houston, TX
Lori Fiester
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LSCW-S, CIS, ADS, CDWF, CFSW
Verified Verified
Houston, TX 77007
Therapy can be daunting, and the process can be slow and tough. It also brings opportunity. Opportunity can bring hope, new coping skills, a different perspective, healing, and so much more. The hardest part - but often the most exciting part - can be deciding where to begin. I value and honor the starts, stops, and all that is in between. I have been in the clinical mental health field since 1986, so one could say I've been around the block. With that experience, I help my clients find their paths, and I serve as a witness to their growth.
Therapy can be daunting, and the process can be slow and tough. It also brings opportunity. Opportunity can bring hope, new coping skills, a different perspective, healing, and so much more. The hardest part - but often the most exciting part - can be deciding where to begin. I value and honor the starts, stops, and all that is in between. I have been in the clinical mental health field since 1986, so one could say I've been around the block. With that experience, I help my clients find their paths, and I serve as a witness to their growth.
(281) 357-9092 View (281) 357-9092
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Reflections Counseling of Texas LLC
Marriage & Family Therapist Associate, MA, LMFT-A
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Houston, TX 77064  (Online Only)
I view psychotherapy as a helping relationship built on trust and respect with the understanding that people are the expert in their own lives. I cannot tell you what decision to take, but we can work together to figure out challenges that are making life difficult. As your therapist i will not judge you. I believe in your ability to grow, heal and change. I bring over 15 years experience as a case manager and program coordinator to my counseling work. I am comfortable working with diverse populations and diverse mental health issues. I encourage you to give me a call or visit my website to schedule a free 15 minute consultation.
I view psychotherapy as a helping relationship built on trust and respect with the understanding that people are the expert in their own lives. I cannot tell you what decision to take, but we can work together to figure out challenges that are making life difficult. As your therapist i will not judge you. I believe in your ability to grow, heal and change. I bring over 15 years experience as a case manager and program coordinator to my counseling work. I am comfortable working with diverse populations and diverse mental health issues. I encourage you to give me a call or visit my website to schedule a free 15 minute consultation.
(281) 609-8171 View (281) 609-8171
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Dr. Dwight D LaVan
Drug & Alcohol Counselor, LCDC
Verified Verified
Houston, TX 77002
Reading through all these profiles is a lot huh? Listen, you already know that something is wrong, you already know it’s a cycle, and you already know that something has got to change. Your wife or your gal has already told you that if you don’t stop, she is leaving you, your job is probably tripping, you have already pissed off your family members, and now you’re here. You know what? That’s alright, it’s part of the process. I had to go through it myself. However, as men, that is the only way that some of us are going to learn, especially some us black men. You can do it! Breaking the cycle is possible, I am living proof of that.
Reading through all these profiles is a lot huh? Listen, you already know that something is wrong, you already know it’s a cycle, and you already know that something has got to change. Your wife or your gal has already told you that if you don’t stop, she is leaving you, your job is probably tripping, you have already pissed off your family members, and now you’re here. You know what? That’s alright, it’s part of the process. I had to go through it myself. However, as men, that is the only way that some of us are going to learn, especially some us black men. You can do it! Breaking the cycle is possible, I am living proof of that.
(346) 639-5561 View (346) 639-5561
Photo of Suzan J Cotellesse, Licensed Professional Counselor in Houston, TX
Suzan J Cotellesse
Licensed Professional Counselor, MS, LPC, LPC-S
Verified Verified
Houston, TX 77098
Not accepting new clients
I am a psychotherapist, supervisor, and consultant with 40+ years experience assisting individuals, couples, and groups with personal and professional changes, challenges, conflicts and crises. My therapeutic expertise includes: relationship growth, repair and transition; trauma resolution; sexual and domestic violence against women; and women's empowerment. I believe the art and skill of mindfulness is perhaps the most important tool clients can learn and practice to address their personal and professional issues and concerns.
I am a psychotherapist, supervisor, and consultant with 40+ years experience assisting individuals, couples, and groups with personal and professional changes, challenges, conflicts and crises. My therapeutic expertise includes: relationship growth, repair and transition; trauma resolution; sexual and domestic violence against women; and women's empowerment. I believe the art and skill of mindfulness is perhaps the most important tool clients can learn and practice to address their personal and professional issues and concerns.
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Danielle Jenkins
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW-S
Verified Verified
2 Endorsed
Houston, TX 77057
Are you the person who wants someone to talk to but scared because it might be awkward? Do you have it all together on the outside but inside think “no one understands!” Are you concerned that talking to someone may bring up (yuck) emotions that you hate? If you answered yes to any of these questions then you are in luck! I’ve been that person before and know how difficult it can be to even think about seeking a therapist. This understanding has helped me assist multiple clients with exploring their inner selves. I have a passion for building relationships and connecting with my clients to alleviate feelings of awkwardness.
Are you the person who wants someone to talk to but scared because it might be awkward? Do you have it all together on the outside but inside think “no one understands!” Are you concerned that talking to someone may bring up (yuck) emotions that you hate? If you answered yes to any of these questions then you are in luck! I’ve been that person before and know how difficult it can be to even think about seeking a therapist. This understanding has helped me assist multiple clients with exploring their inner selves. I have a passion for building relationships and connecting with my clients to alleviate feelings of awkwardness.
(281) 916-8960 View (281) 916-8960
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Michael Winters
Psychologist, PhD
Verified Verified
Houston, TX 77098
Are you struggling to make your relationship work? Are you depressed or lonely, but can't figure out why? Are you not sure that your relationship works for you any longer? Do you have an important decision to make in your life, but have difficulty deciding what to do? If there were simple solutions to these problems you would have already discovered them! I work with clients to find deep insights and make difficult decisions in a safe, supportive environment . I help couples decide about their relationship future, discover forgotten aspects of their love, and create new possibilities.
Are you struggling to make your relationship work? Are you depressed or lonely, but can't figure out why? Are you not sure that your relationship works for you any longer? Do you have an important decision to make in your life, but have difficulty deciding what to do? If there were simple solutions to these problems you would have already discovered them! I work with clients to find deep insights and make difficult decisions in a safe, supportive environment . I help couples decide about their relationship future, discover forgotten aspects of their love, and create new possibilities.
(713) 338-9124 View (713) 338-9124
Photo of Tamika McKindra, Licensed Professional Counselor in Houston, TX
Tamika McKindra
Licensed Professional Counselor, MS, LPC, LSOTP
Verified Verified
Houston, TX 77060  (Online Only)
I have experience working with various issues including but not limited to trauma, substance abuse, anger management, physical abuse, adjustment issues, and divorce. I assist clients in overcoming obstacles that are challenging to overcome in their lives. Additionally, I collaboratively work with clients to improve their overall functioning in their daily lives. I believe in meeting clients where they are in life, while facilitating an environment for change. I am an active listener who is attentive to clients' and their needs and wants. I believe the client is the expert in his or her life.
I have experience working with various issues including but not limited to trauma, substance abuse, anger management, physical abuse, adjustment issues, and divorce. I assist clients in overcoming obstacles that are challenging to overcome in their lives. Additionally, I collaboratively work with clients to improve their overall functioning in their daily lives. I believe in meeting clients where they are in life, while facilitating an environment for change. I am an active listener who is attentive to clients' and their needs and wants. I believe the client is the expert in his or her life.
(346) 206-0709 View (346) 206-0709
Photo of Ray Anthony DeBlanc, Clinical Social Work/Therapist in Houston, TX
Ray Anthony DeBlanc
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, BA, LCSW
Verified Verified
2 Endorsed
Houston, TX 77033  (Online Only)
Hello, my name is Ray DeBlanc. I am a Licensed Clinical Social worker in the state of Texas with over 6 years experience working in the Mental Health field. I have experience working with individuals who are battling depression & anxiety, mood disorders, PTSD, bi-polar, schizophrenia, & thought distortions.
Hello, my name is Ray DeBlanc. I am a Licensed Clinical Social worker in the state of Texas with over 6 years experience working in the Mental Health field. I have experience working with individuals who are battling depression & anxiety, mood disorders, PTSD, bi-polar, schizophrenia, & thought distortions.
(281) 204-8835 View (281) 204-8835
Photo of Taylor Baker, Licensed Professional Counselor in Houston, TX
Taylor Baker
Licensed Professional Counselor, MEd, LPC-A
Verified Verified
3 Endorsed
Houston, TX 77006
For many people, therapy is the first time their emotions and experiences are fully validated. I’m passionate about creating a supportive and non-judgmental environment where you feel safe to openly explore your thoughts and feelings. I offer psychotherapy to individuals experiencing difficulties such as anxiety and depression and those who are grieving or suffering as a result of a traumatic experience. I especially enjoy working with those who view themselves as high achievers who might say “Everything looks perfectly fine on the outside, but inside I am secretly struggling.”
For many people, therapy is the first time their emotions and experiences are fully validated. I’m passionate about creating a supportive and non-judgmental environment where you feel safe to openly explore your thoughts and feelings. I offer psychotherapy to individuals experiencing difficulties such as anxiety and depression and those who are grieving or suffering as a result of a traumatic experience. I especially enjoy working with those who view themselves as high achievers who might say “Everything looks perfectly fine on the outside, but inside I am secretly struggling.”
(713) 360-1928 View (713) 360-1928
Photo of Julie Savage, Licensed Professional Counselor Associate in Houston, TX
Julie Savage
Licensed Professional Counselor Associate, MS, LPC-A, NCC
Verified Verified
2 Endorsed
Houston, TX 77006
I recognize seeking help can be difficult, especially when you or someone you care about is feeling stuck. We want life to be different, but we are unable to change. I want you to know that you are not alone. I am dedicated to helping you explore your thoughts, feelings and behaviors, and cope more effectively. My background includes working with people with mood and relationship challenges and PTSD. I am EMDR trained. I have worked in residential care with adolescents who struggled with eating disorders. Together in a safe and supportive environment, we will focus on your wellbeing and improving your overall quality of life.
I recognize seeking help can be difficult, especially when you or someone you care about is feeling stuck. We want life to be different, but we are unable to change. I want you to know that you are not alone. I am dedicated to helping you explore your thoughts, feelings and behaviors, and cope more effectively. My background includes working with people with mood and relationship challenges and PTSD. I am EMDR trained. I have worked in residential care with adolescents who struggled with eating disorders. Together in a safe and supportive environment, we will focus on your wellbeing and improving your overall quality of life.
(832) 743-1103 View (832) 743-1103
Photo of District Counseling of Copperfield, Licensed Professional Counselor in Houston, TX
District Counseling of Copperfield
Licensed Professional Counselor, M, A
Verified Verified
Houston, TX 77095
Are you experiencing a difficult time overcoming obstacles on your own? Are you experiencing marital difficulties, feeling despondent about your present circumstance, or worried about the future? You may have aspirations to reach self-fulfillment and a feeling of tranquility over your future. Let's examine these concerns collectively.
Are you experiencing a difficult time overcoming obstacles on your own? Are you experiencing marital difficulties, feeling despondent about your present circumstance, or worried about the future? You may have aspirations to reach self-fulfillment and a feeling of tranquility over your future. Let's examine these concerns collectively.
(832) 536-7450 View (832) 536-7450
Photo of Dr. Regina Vanburg, Psychologist in Houston, TX
Dr. Regina Vanburg
Psychologist, LP
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Houston, TX 77005  (Online Only)
Hello! I am a Licensed Psychologist (LP). I run a virtual private practice offering telehealth services for those who want to feel more confident and competent in their daily lives. Becoming more skillful in managing challenging feelings and thought patterns can improve your experience both personally and professionally.
Hello! I am a Licensed Psychologist (LP). I run a virtual private practice offering telehealth services for those who want to feel more confident and competent in their daily lives. Becoming more skillful in managing challenging feelings and thought patterns can improve your experience both personally and professionally.
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Photo of Harold Gonzales, Clinical Social Work/Therapist in Houston, TX
Harold Gonzales
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified Verified
Houston, TX 77004  (Online Only)
Are you feeling overwhelmed, anxious, or depressed? Are you struggling with relationships, work, or personal issues? I can help. I am a licensed therapist with 11 years of experience in helping individuals work through their challenges and achieve their goals. I offer a safe, non-judgmental space for you to explore your feelings and work towards lasting change.
Are you feeling overwhelmed, anxious, or depressed? Are you struggling with relationships, work, or personal issues? I can help. I am a licensed therapist with 11 years of experience in helping individuals work through their challenges and achieve their goals. I offer a safe, non-judgmental space for you to explore your feelings and work towards lasting change.
(832) 979-4941 View (832) 979-4941
Photo of Jamaika Hughes, Clinical Social Work/Therapist in Houston, TX
Jamaika Hughes
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, EMDR, ART
Verified Verified
Houston, TX 77002  (Online Only)
Jamaika is an LCSW who utilizes a very person centered approach, however she does challenge her clients when needed. Jamaika see’s an array of clients including those who are dealing with adjustment issues due to a stressful change in their life (toxic relationships, heartbreak, divorce, new job, school, sports performance issues etc.) as well as, see clients with diagnosis of depression, anxiety, bipolar and more. Jamaika is has experience in working with an array of clients but holds specialty in three areas: Elite & Professional Athletes, Domestic Violence, and Alcohol & Substance Use/Addictions.
Jamaika is an LCSW who utilizes a very person centered approach, however she does challenge her clients when needed. Jamaika see’s an array of clients including those who are dealing with adjustment issues due to a stressful change in their life (toxic relationships, heartbreak, divorce, new job, school, sports performance issues etc.) as well as, see clients with diagnosis of depression, anxiety, bipolar and more. Jamaika is has experience in working with an array of clients but holds specialty in three areas: Elite & Professional Athletes, Domestic Violence, and Alcohol & Substance Use/Addictions.
(346) 584-4523 View (346) 584-4523
Photo of Dr. Dessirae Boulware, Psychologist in Houston, TX
Dr. Dessirae Boulware
Psychologist
Verified Verified
Houston, TX 77046  (Online Only)
Welcome to a space where you are seen, heard, and valued. Your experiences matter and I provide a dedicated space where your journey is not only understood but also empowered. If you find yourself self-sacrificing, feeling overwhelmed by the multiple roles you juggle, or just seeking to unpack some things, it might be time to consider therapy. Taking this step is an act of self-love.
Welcome to a space where you are seen, heard, and valued. Your experiences matter and I provide a dedicated space where your journey is not only understood but also empowered. If you find yourself self-sacrificing, feeling overwhelmed by the multiple roles you juggle, or just seeking to unpack some things, it might be time to consider therapy. Taking this step is an act of self-love.
(832) 662-5892 View (832) 662-5892
Photo of Kristin K Anderson, Psychologist in Houston, TX
Kristin K Anderson
Psychologist, PhD
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Houston, TX 77024  (Online Only)
As a licensed psychologist for over three decades, I draw from a wealth of experience and understanding to help you improve your life. I emphasize the connection between a healthy mind, a healthy body, and a healthy life. I work with you to utilize strengths while improving weaknesses. My goal is to help you achieve personal growth that can improve all aspects of your life.
As a licensed psychologist for over three decades, I draw from a wealth of experience and understanding to help you improve your life. I emphasize the connection between a healthy mind, a healthy body, and a healthy life. I work with you to utilize strengths while improving weaknesses. My goal is to help you achieve personal growth that can improve all aspects of your life.
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Photo of Leonice de Oliveira Ferreira, Licensed Professional Counselor in Houston, TX
Leonice de Oliveira Ferreira
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC
Verified Verified
Houston, TX 77002  (Online Only)
Hi! I am Leonice, a Licensed Professional counselor (LPC) based in Texas. I am also a Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC) in MA. I received my Master's in counseling in 2016 while working in a shelter for survivors of domestic violence. Over the years, I have also worked providing support to parents feeling overwhelmed and stressed. I have also worked with people from a variety of stages of life dealing with anxiety, depression, trauma, relationship issues, or other challenges, providing them with a safe and non-judgmental space for exploration, healing, and growth.
Hi! I am Leonice, a Licensed Professional counselor (LPC) based in Texas. I am also a Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC) in MA. I received my Master's in counseling in 2016 while working in a shelter for survivors of domestic violence. Over the years, I have also worked providing support to parents feeling overwhelmed and stressed. I have also worked with people from a variety of stages of life dealing with anxiety, depression, trauma, relationship issues, or other challenges, providing them with a safe and non-judgmental space for exploration, healing, and growth.
(346) 482-0722 View (346) 482-0722
Photo of Jonathon A Flores, Licensed Professional Counselor Associate in Houston, TX
Jonathon A Flores
Licensed Professional Counselor Associate, LPC-A
Verified Verified
Houston, TX 77063
Relationship difficulties do not define a relationship. Mental health challenges do not define an individual. They are natural human trials to be experienced. I have over a decade of knowledge as a research investigator in psychology to assist in your counseling journey through experiences. I approach the human condition as if we contain natural resources, yet to be mined, to achieve full potential in life and relationships. There’s optimism in human nature and it contains hope to aspire towards greater self-understanding. Once a person becomes more self-aware of his/her behavior, it’s possible to change or adapt for the better.
Relationship difficulties do not define a relationship. Mental health challenges do not define an individual. They are natural human trials to be experienced. I have over a decade of knowledge as a research investigator in psychology to assist in your counseling journey through experiences. I approach the human condition as if we contain natural resources, yet to be mined, to achieve full potential in life and relationships. There’s optimism in human nature and it contains hope to aspire towards greater self-understanding. Once a person becomes more self-aware of his/her behavior, it’s possible to change or adapt for the better.
(713) 789-7560 View (713) 789-7560
Photo of Hector Chavez, Licensed Professional Counselor in Houston, TX
Hector Chavez
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC
Verified Verified
Houston, TX 77002  (Online Only)
As an experienced LPC Licensed Professional Counselor equipped with a demonstrated history of working in the mental health field of work, I marvel at people's innate potential that is capable of helping one’s self to overcome life's challenges—every person's spiritual, mental, emotional, and physical well-being matters. I am board certified as a National Certified Counselor (NCC).
As an experienced LPC Licensed Professional Counselor equipped with a demonstrated history of working in the mental health field of work, I marvel at people's innate potential that is capable of helping one’s self to overcome life's challenges—every person's spiritual, mental, emotional, and physical well-being matters. I am board certified as a National Certified Counselor (NCC).
(713) 742-6718 View (713) 742-6718

How does your Therapist compare?

Number of Therapists in Houston, TX

3,000+

Average cost per session

$135

Therapists in Houston, TX who prioritize treating:

92% Anxiety
87% Depression
73% Self Esteem
70% Coping Skills
68% Relationship Issues
65% Stress
64% Trauma and PTSD

Average years in practice

9 Years

Top 3 insurances accepted

85% Aetna
80% Cigna and Evernorth
79% UnitedHealthcare UHC | UBH

How Therapists in Houston, TX see their clients

54% In Person and Online
46% Online Only

Gender breakdown

82% Female
17% Male
1% Non-Binary
FAQs - About Therapy and Counseling

How can I find a therapist in Houston?

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.