The law protects the relationship between a client and a psychotherapist, and information cannot be disclosed without written permission. Your privacy is of great importance. If you choose to use Insurance, certain information has to be revealed such as: diagnosis, dates of service and who attended the session. Your content is not revealed except to verify that the therapy is medically necessary. We can discuss this further if you have questions.
- Suspected child abuse or dependant adult or elder abuse, for which I am required by law to report this to the appropriate authorities immediately.
- If a client is threatening serious bodily harm to another person/s, I must notify the police and inform the intended victim.
- If a client intends to harm himself or herself, I will make every effort to enlist their cooperation in ensuring their safety. If they do not cooperate, I will take further measures without their permission that are provided to me by law in order to ensure their safety.