The law protects the relationship between a client and a psychotherapist. Information cannot be disclosed without written permission.
- Suspected child abuse or dependent adult or elder abuse, or abuse by a therapist. I am required by law to report this to the appropriate authorities immediately.
- If a client is threatening serious bodily harm to another person/s, I must notify the police.
- If a client intends to harm herself or himself, I will make every effort to enlist their cooperation in ensuring 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.