Can I give my therapist a gift?

Though we understand and appreciate the kind gesture represented by gift-giving, we certainly do not expect gifts, and in some cases cannot accept gifts. If a client feels inspired to give their therapist a gift, there are a few parameters. This includes the gift needing to be less than $20, is something meaningful to the therapeutic relationship, and is preferably homemade. Additionally, due to a variety of ethical and moral reasons (which can be explained directly by your therapist) your therapist will not exchange gifts with clients.