Confidentiality

Confidentiality and Privacy Policy

The law protects the relationship between a client and his or her therapist. All information shared in a professional counseling session is confidential and cannot be shared or disclosed with anyone else without written permission of the client.

Exceptions to Confidentiality include:

Child abuse/neglect or dependent adult/neglect or elder abuse/neglect. I am a mandated reporter which means that I  required by law to report this to the appropriate authorities.

If a client is threatening serious bodily harm to another person/s. I have  a legal and ethical responsibility to inform the proper authorities and/or the intended victim.

If you  intends to harm himself or herself,  I will make every effort to enlist your  cooperation in ensuring your  safety. If you  do not cooperate, further measures may be taken in order to ensure your safety.