Therapists in Kennewick, WA

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Life Solutions Counseling and Consulting
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, ESA, CMHS, LICSW
Verified Verified
Kennewick, WA 99336
Not accepting new clients
Amanda provides a safe environment where clients can focus on identified areas of growth & healing. She believes that effective therapy is based on trust, while focusing on areas of strength to achieve desired goals. We do we do not all fit into a one-size-fits-all model or approach to therapy, as everyone is uniquely different. During the past 24 years, she has served as Teacher, a Children's Counselor, Sexual Assault/Crime Victims Counselor, Therapeutic Group Facilitator, Grief Counselor, School Social Worker, Parenting Instructor, & Director of a Family Bereavement Center.
Amanda provides a safe environment where clients can focus on identified areas of growth & healing. She believes that effective therapy is based on trust, while focusing on areas of strength to achieve desired goals. We do we do not all fit into a one-size-fits-all model or approach to therapy, as everyone is uniquely different. During the past 24 years, she has served as Teacher, a Children's Counselor, Sexual Assault/Crime Victims Counselor, Therapeutic Group Facilitator, Grief Counselor, School Social Worker, Parenting Instructor, & Director of a Family Bereavement Center.
(509) 774-3913 View (509) 774-3913
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Callow Counseling & Consulting, LLC
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LICSW
Verified Verified
2 Endorsed
Kennewick, WA 99336  (Online Only)
**NOW ACCEPTING NEW CLIENTS** Depression. Anxiety. Stressful relationships and situations. Dealing with a difficult medical diagnosis. Grief and loss. Communication and relationship issues. Let's face it; sometimes life isn't easy especially today. Therapy can help provide positive coping skills, practical tools, and a safe environment for expressing our feelings and getting support during difficult times in our lives. Life can always improve when we face our obstacles and develop new, positive ways of coping in our most trying situations.
**NOW ACCEPTING NEW CLIENTS** Depression. Anxiety. Stressful relationships and situations. Dealing with a difficult medical diagnosis. Grief and loss. Communication and relationship issues. Let's face it; sometimes life isn't easy especially today. Therapy can help provide positive coping skills, practical tools, and a safe environment for expressing our feelings and getting support during difficult times in our lives. Life can always improve when we face our obstacles and develop new, positive ways of coping in our most trying situations.
(509) 436-7457 View (509) 436-7457
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Deborah L Smith
Counselor, EdM, LMHC
Verified Verified
Kennewick, WA 99336
Waitlist for new clients
Life is ever changing and there are times when we need someone who is impartial and nonjudgmental to help us through. As a licensed counselor I provide that support as well as a safe environment for individuals to express themselves freely and openly without fear of being shamed, embarrassed or criticized for their thoughts and/or feelings. I see many clients with depression and anxiety and have found Cognitive therapy has many benefits. The skill of mindfulness is one that I practice daily and, after teaching the client, encourage them to use it on a daily basis. I am now a registered hypnotherapist so I can now offer hypnosis.
Life is ever changing and there are times when we need someone who is impartial and nonjudgmental to help us through. As a licensed counselor I provide that support as well as a safe environment for individuals to express themselves freely and openly without fear of being shamed, embarrassed or criticized for their thoughts and/or feelings. I see many clients with depression and anxiety and have found Cognitive therapy has many benefits. The skill of mindfulness is one that I practice daily and, after teaching the client, encourage them to use it on a daily basis. I am now a registered hypnotherapist so I can now offer hypnosis.
(509) 774-5972 View (509) 774-5972
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Jana Sheehan
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LICSW
Verified Verified
Kennewick, WA 99336
*ACCEPTING NEW CLIENTS* I believe that the understanding of one’s past can help you face the challenges of the present which will lay the groundwork for achieving a healthier future. Every person is a unique individual, who has been shaped by different experiences, and is in possession of special abilities that can help them address their personal issues. Aligning those abilities with proven strategies to help you reach your goals, is just one of the several methods I use to help my clients.
*ACCEPTING NEW CLIENTS* I believe that the understanding of one’s past can help you face the challenges of the present which will lay the groundwork for achieving a healthier future. Every person is a unique individual, who has been shaped by different experiences, and is in possession of special abilities that can help them address their personal issues. Aligning those abilities with proven strategies to help you reach your goals, is just one of the several methods I use to help my clients.
(509) 233-4220 View (509) 233-4220
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Nicole Hamilton
Counselor, LMHC, CMHS
Verified Verified
Kennewick, WA 99336
Waitlist for new clients
Sometimes life gets a little tricky and learning to navigate through it sometimes means asking for help. I enjoy working with people struggling through various things in their life, whether that be just for themselves, for their children or in relationships with others. I've been working in mental health for nearly 14 years and have worked with nearly every population. My passion is working with kids and their parents, but I have worked with everyone from young children to the elderly and have found ways to help them be more successful in managing stressors.
Sometimes life gets a little tricky and learning to navigate through it sometimes means asking for help. I enjoy working with people struggling through various things in their life, whether that be just for themselves, for their children or in relationships with others. I've been working in mental health for nearly 14 years and have worked with nearly every population. My passion is working with kids and their parents, but I have worked with everyone from young children to the elderly and have found ways to help them be more successful in managing stressors.
(509) 359-9710 View (509) 359-9710
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Hanan Counseling Services
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LICSW, MSW, MHP
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Kennewick, WA 99336
I tailor my particular focus and therapeutic approach to your needs. I believe that every individual possesses strength and potential to navigate through the challenges in their life. I aim to be by your side throughout your healing journey and assist you discover your potential right where you are through guidance, understanding, and processing your emotions, feelings, and memories tied to your life experiences. With the intent of developing healthier and more adaptive meaning of those experiences. Ultimately, enhancing your emotional and overall wellbeing.
I tailor my particular focus and therapeutic approach to your needs. I believe that every individual possesses strength and potential to navigate through the challenges in their life. I aim to be by your side throughout your healing journey and assist you discover your potential right where you are through guidance, understanding, and processing your emotions, feelings, and memories tied to your life experiences. With the intent of developing healthier and more adaptive meaning of those experiences. Ultimately, enhancing your emotional and overall wellbeing.
(509) 797-7739 View (509) 797-7739
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Katherine Grant
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, BA, MSW, LICSW
Verified Verified
Kennewick, WA 99336
Therapy is about change. In my work with clients, we often identify coping mechanisms and habits which could be modified, tweaked, or replaced to bring about positive changes in our lives. I believe you are the expert of your own life so I am honored to connect with you and help you garner the strength and insight to live your most meaningful life.
Therapy is about change. In my work with clients, we often identify coping mechanisms and habits which could be modified, tweaked, or replaced to bring about positive changes in our lives. I believe you are the expert of your own life so I am honored to connect with you and help you garner the strength and insight to live your most meaningful life.
(509) 282-5365 View (509) 282-5365
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Kim Lindholm
Counselor
Verified Verified
Kennewick, WA 99336
I am a compassionate and dedicated Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC) with over 30 years of experience counseling individuals, couples, and families. I have a warm and empathetic approach, that creates a safe and non-judgmental space for clients to explore their thoughts, feelings, and experiences. My style is both empowering and collaborative.
I am a compassionate and dedicated Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC) with over 30 years of experience counseling individuals, couples, and families. I have a warm and empathetic approach, that creates a safe and non-judgmental space for clients to explore their thoughts, feelings, and experiences. My style is both empowering and collaborative.
(509) 581-2918 View (509) 581-2918
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Eric Thoma
Counselor, MA, LMHC
Verified Verified
Kennewick, WA 99336  (Online Only)
I believe that everyone has an inner strength and that you are the "expert" of your life. We will work together to find and enhance your strengths and identify areas in your life that you would like to make changes.
I believe that everyone has an inner strength and that you are the "expert" of your life. We will work together to find and enhance your strengths and identify areas in your life that you would like to make changes.
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Dana Oatis
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LICSW, MSW, MBA
Verified Verified
Kennewick, WA 99336
Waitlist for new clients
Welcome! We all experience struggles in our life, and sometimes those struggles are overwhelming and difficult to navigate through. I offer a supportive, non-judgmental space to help you steer through life's challenges. Together, we will walk the path of healing and self discovery as we explore and develop skills for change. I specialize in working with individuals, age 16 and older, who are struggling with depression, anxiety, trauma, and significant life changes, to help identify and work towards solutions and growth. I am also an EMDR trained therapist.
Welcome! We all experience struggles in our life, and sometimes those struggles are overwhelming and difficult to navigate through. I offer a supportive, non-judgmental space to help you steer through life's challenges. Together, we will walk the path of healing and self discovery as we explore and develop skills for change. I specialize in working with individuals, age 16 and older, who are struggling with depression, anxiety, trauma, and significant life changes, to help identify and work towards solutions and growth. I am also an EMDR trained therapist.
(509) 253-1196 View (509) 253-1196
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Maryann H Michaelis
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LICSW/, LCSW, CSAT, CPTT, EMDR
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Kennewick, WA 99336  (Online Only)
Not accepting new clients
Does life feel out of control? As a Certified Sex Addiction Therapist, and a Certified Partner Trauma Therapist, trained in ART & EMDR, I specialize in helping individuals find hope, recovery and healing from infidelity, porn/sex addiction, partner betrayal trauma, PTSD, depression/anxiety, grief, loss, and divorce. I am licensed in Washington, Idaho, Oregon and Hawaii, and my goal is to provide a safe space where clients find and give voice to their stories and achieve personal growth, empowerment, and change through self-compassion and self-care, while challenging the patterns and barriers which prevent them from living joyfully.
Does life feel out of control? As a Certified Sex Addiction Therapist, and a Certified Partner Trauma Therapist, trained in ART & EMDR, I specialize in helping individuals find hope, recovery and healing from infidelity, porn/sex addiction, partner betrayal trauma, PTSD, depression/anxiety, grief, loss, and divorce. I am licensed in Washington, Idaho, Oregon and Hawaii, and my goal is to provide a safe space where clients find and give voice to their stories and achieve personal growth, empowerment, and change through self-compassion and self-care, while challenging the patterns and barriers which prevent them from living joyfully.
(509) 266-0778 View (509) 266-0778
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Lori Anne Williams
Counselor, MEd, LMHC
Verified Verified
Kennewick, WA 99336
Not accepting new clients
We all come to crossroads in life where we are uncertain of what to do. Painful events happen and it can become difficult to stay present in our lives. I offer a safe place to explore the thoughts feelings and experiences you may be struggling with today- while finding ways collaboratively that encourages healthy living and promotes self compassion and positive growth. I believe change can happen when we are able to build self awareness, become more present, lean into acceptance, and set healthy boundaries. As we learn to foster self love and self compassion processing our pain eases and authentic living begins.
We all come to crossroads in life where we are uncertain of what to do. Painful events happen and it can become difficult to stay present in our lives. I offer a safe place to explore the thoughts feelings and experiences you may be struggling with today- while finding ways collaboratively that encourages healthy living and promotes self compassion and positive growth. I believe change can happen when we are able to build self awareness, become more present, lean into acceptance, and set healthy boundaries. As we learn to foster self love and self compassion processing our pain eases and authentic living begins.
(509) 236-1563 View (509) 236-1563
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Kris Bryant
Counselor, MA, LMHC, LCPC
Verified Verified
8 Endorsed
Kennewick, WA 99336  (Online Only)
Waitlist for new clients
You live on an emotional roller coaster. You can't keep friends or a job. Hurting yourself feels better than hurting others. You question whether your life is worth living. Perhaps you diagnosed yourself on the internet or your doctor told you that you need something called "DBT." DBT is what I live and breathe.
You live on an emotional roller coaster. You can't keep friends or a job. Hurting yourself feels better than hurting others. You question whether your life is worth living. Perhaps you diagnosed yourself on the internet or your doctor told you that you need something called "DBT." DBT is what I live and breathe.
(405) 759-4178 View (405) 759-4178
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Stefanie Archer
Counselor, LMHC
Verified Verified
Kennewick, WA 99336
My work history in counseling includes working with a variety of individuals and concerns. I have experience working with high risk youth, foster care, adoption, parent-child relationship issues, adult relationship issues, and adult mental health concerns. I have experience working with clients who are addressing a variety of concerns including anxiety, depression, trauma, relational conflict, and life transitions. I strive to create a comfortable and empathetic environment to allow the counseling experience to flow naturally.
My work history in counseling includes working with a variety of individuals and concerns. I have experience working with high risk youth, foster care, adoption, parent-child relationship issues, adult relationship issues, and adult mental health concerns. I have experience working with clients who are addressing a variety of concerns including anxiety, depression, trauma, relational conflict, and life transitions. I strive to create a comfortable and empathetic environment to allow the counseling experience to flow naturally.
(509) 519-4773 View (509) 519-4773
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Mailene Orozco
Counselor, MA, LMHC-A
Verified Verified
Kennewick, WA 99336
I enjoy working with individuals and families who are on the journey to find themselves and on the road, to becoming a better self. My approach is to work together and provide support to my clients in order to identify solutions or improve skills that may be present but have not been used. Therapy does not have to be boring or stressful, this is a no judgement zone where humor is also encouraged. I am fluent in Spanish and am open to working with the Spanish speaking community.
I enjoy working with individuals and families who are on the journey to find themselves and on the road, to becoming a better self. My approach is to work together and provide support to my clients in order to identify solutions or improve skills that may be present but have not been used. Therapy does not have to be boring or stressful, this is a no judgement zone where humor is also encouraged. I am fluent in Spanish and am open to working with the Spanish speaking community.
(509) 285-0128 View (509) 285-0128
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Lindsay Dye
Counselor, MA, LMHC, NCC
Verified Verified
2 Endorsed
Kennewick, WA 99336
Not accepting new clients
I view counseling as a chance for you to explore a deeper understanding of yourself while working to achieve a complete and healthy life. In our time together, I hope to develop a trusting therapeutic relationship in which we can identify strengths, support, and effective measures to be taken to live a more meaningful life. With the use of Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT), psychoeducation, and the incorporation of Mindfulness and Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) techniques, we will examine how to overcome both internal and external obstacles to reach your goals by understanding the past and working toward a healthy future.
I view counseling as a chance for you to explore a deeper understanding of yourself while working to achieve a complete and healthy life. In our time together, I hope to develop a trusting therapeutic relationship in which we can identify strengths, support, and effective measures to be taken to live a more meaningful life. With the use of Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT), psychoeducation, and the incorporation of Mindfulness and Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) techniques, we will examine how to overcome both internal and external obstacles to reach your goals by understanding the past and working toward a healthy future.
(509) 654-9018 View (509) 654-9018
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Carlsen Counseling Services LLC
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LICSW
Verified Verified
Kennewick, WA 99336
Are you in a tough spot? Need someone to talk too? Are your coping abilities to the max? Can’t stop worrying? No motivation? Employment stress, relationship stressors, or just over all not functioning at the top of your abilities? I am here to collaborate with you to get you back on the right track! I work with Adult individuals who are experiencing symptoms of Depression, Anxiety, life stressors, PTSD, Grief and Loss etc. If you have a minute give me a call, I offer a free consultation to see if working together is the best fit. I would love to hear from you!
Are you in a tough spot? Need someone to talk too? Are your coping abilities to the max? Can’t stop worrying? No motivation? Employment stress, relationship stressors, or just over all not functioning at the top of your abilities? I am here to collaborate with you to get you back on the right track! I work with Adult individuals who are experiencing symptoms of Depression, Anxiety, life stressors, PTSD, Grief and Loss etc. If you have a minute give me a call, I offer a free consultation to see if working together is the best fit. I would love to hear from you!
(509) 870-3612 View (509) 870-3612
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Jessica Daniels
Counselor, LMHC, NCC, SUDP
Verified Verified
Kennewick, WA 99336  (Online Only)
Waitlist for new clients
Stepping into your journey of healing takes courage. Whether your goal is to build stronger connection in relationships, achieve greater self awareness, heal past wounds, or simply to feel better about yourself, I can help you on your path. Counseling involves self-discovery. I provide a safe space to confront barriers impacting your progress, helping you create a life you can thrive in instead of escape from. Whether you’re struggling with depression, anxiety, trauma, substance use, relational issues, or the stressors of life changes, I will help you see your strengths, face your fears, and recognize your own unlimited potential.
Stepping into your journey of healing takes courage. Whether your goal is to build stronger connection in relationships, achieve greater self awareness, heal past wounds, or simply to feel better about yourself, I can help you on your path. Counseling involves self-discovery. I provide a safe space to confront barriers impacting your progress, helping you create a life you can thrive in instead of escape from. Whether you’re struggling with depression, anxiety, trauma, substance use, relational issues, or the stressors of life changes, I will help you see your strengths, face your fears, and recognize your own unlimited potential.
(509) 245-1245 View (509) 245-1245
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Jayme Finch
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LICSW, CMHS
Verified Verified
Kennewick, WA 99336
Not accepting new clients
You have so much on your plate and feel overwhelmed. You find it difficult to take care of yourself physically, emotionally, and socially. You feel anxious, can't focus, are losing sleep, and your relationships are struggling. You may beworried about getting fired, separation, failing classes, or even legal troubles. Boundary setting and taking care of ourselves can be hard, and you may not know where to even begin, but you know you are motivated and ready to create change in your life.
You have so much on your plate and feel overwhelmed. You find it difficult to take care of yourself physically, emotionally, and socially. You feel anxious, can't focus, are losing sleep, and your relationships are struggling. You may beworried about getting fired, separation, failing classes, or even legal troubles. Boundary setting and taking care of ourselves can be hard, and you may not know where to even begin, but you know you are motivated and ready to create change in your life.
(509) 402-2002 View (509) 402-2002
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Dr. Jessica L Long
Psychologist, PsyD
Verified Verified
Kennewick, WA 99336
I consider it my privilege to join individuals and families on their journeys towards wellness! My approach is supportive, collaborative, and often emphasizes development of skills and enhancement of already-present skills (e.g., coping, conflict resolution, parenting). I consider humor an essential ingredient! I have worked with children, adolescents, adults, and older adults, in a variety of settings such as outpatient, inpatient, and residential, and have prior experience in CPS and adoption services.
I consider it my privilege to join individuals and families on their journeys towards wellness! My approach is supportive, collaborative, and often emphasizes development of skills and enhancement of already-present skills (e.g., coping, conflict resolution, parenting). I consider humor an essential ingredient! I have worked with children, adolescents, adults, and older adults, in a variety of settings such as outpatient, inpatient, and residential, and have prior experience in CPS and adoption services.
(509) 774-3880 View (509) 774-3880

How does your Therapist compare?

Number of Therapists in Kennewick, WA

100+

Average cost per session

$140

Therapists in Kennewick, WA who prioritize treating:

93% Anxiety
91% Depression
81% Self Esteem
80% Trauma and PTSD
79% Relationship Issues
74% Coping Skills
67% Grief

Average years in practice

11 Years

Top 3 insurances accepted

89% Premera
75% BlueCross and BlueShield
68% Regence

How Therapists in Kennewick, WA see their clients

74% In Person and Online
26% Online Only

Gender breakdown

78% Female
21% Male
1% Non-Binary
FAQs - About Therapy and Counseling

How can I find a therapist in Kennewick?

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.