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, for which we are required by law to report 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 engage in self-harm, we will make every effort to enlist the client's cooperation in ensuring safety. If the client does not cooperate, we will take further measures without the client's permission that are provided to us by law in order to ensure safety.