The law protects the confidential relationship between a client and a psychotherapist. In accordance with the law, client information will not be disclosed without written permission. However, see the following for limitations to confidentiality.
- Suspected child, dependent adult, or elder abuse, for which is required by law to be reported to the appropriate authorities immediately.
- If a client is threatening serious bodily harm to another person(s), law enforcement and inform the intended victim must be notified.
- If a client intends to harm himself / herself, we will make every effort to enlist cooperation to ensuring safety. However, if cooperation is not attained, further measures will be taken in order to ensure safety.