The law protects the relationship between a client and a psychotherapist and information cannot be disclosed without written permission from the client.
- 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 insuring 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.
In compliance with HIPAA regulations, we will provide you with our full Notice of Privacy Practices for Protected Health Information at your first visit and at any time, upon your request.