Privacy Policy

Confidentiality & Privacy Policy


The law protects the relationship between a client and a psychotherapist, information cannot be disclosed without written permission.


Exceptions include:

  • Suspected child abuse or dependant adult or elder abuse, neglect, or exploitation; for which I am required by law to report immediately
  • If a client is threatening serious bodily harm to another person, 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
  • I will obey court orders from judges
  • I have a detailed handout which reviews these and other privacy issues, which you can request.  It is also provided to you at the intake appointment.