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 I am required by law to report to the appropriate authorities immediately.
- If a client is threatening serious bodily harm to another person(s), I must notify the police and inform the intended victim.
- If I believe a client intends to harm him/herself, I will make every effort to enlist
their cooperation in ensuring their safety. Without their cooperation, I will take
further measures without their permission that are provided to me by law in order
to ensure their safety.