The law protects the relationship between a client and a psychotherapist, and information cannot be disclosed without written permission.
- Suspected child abuse or dependent adult or elder abuse. We are required by law to report this to the appropriate authorities immediately.
- Threatened serious bodily harm to another person/s. We are required to notify the appropriate authorities immediately.
- Threatened harm to self. We will make every effort to enlist the cooperation of the patient to ensure safety. If the patient does not cooperate, I will take further measures provided to me by law in order to ensure his/her safety.