Privacy Practices

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.

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  • 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.