The law protects the relationship between a client and a counselor/psychotherapist, and information cannot be disclosed without written permission.
- Suspected child abuse or dependant adult or elder abuse, 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.
- If a client intends to harm him/herself, we will make every effort to enlist his/her cooperation in insuring his/her safety. If he/she does not cooperate, we will take further measures without his/her permission that are provided to us by law in order to ensure his/her safety.