I subscribe to all
applicable federal and state statutes regarding
the confidentiality of client communications,
maintenance and storage of records, and
disclosure of information to third parties per
U.S. Health and Human Services.
As a rule, all
communications with me are confidential, unless
there is an "imminent risk of harm to self or
others", or child or elderly abuse is reported.
Communications with a
Psychotherapist may also be
subject to release in specific circumstances to
a court of law, by court order. In all other
situations information may only be released by
the written or verbal permission of the client.