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/elder abuse. We are required by law to report these offense to the appropriate authorities immediately.
- If a client is threatening serious bodily harm to another person(s) we must notify the police and inform the intended victim(s).
- If a client intends to harm themselves, we will make every effort to enlist their cooperation in ensuring their safety. If they do not cooperate, we will take further measures to ensure their safety, and we may do so without their permission.