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  •  Confidentiality:

    Everything you share during our sessions is confidential
    and will not be communicated except under the following circumstances:

    • When you have given me a written consent.
    • When required by law:
      (1) If you threaten to harm yourself or someone else, I am legally required to take whatever actions necessary to protect any identified person from harm including notifying the police.
      (2) If I have reason to believe that abuse or neglect of a child, elder or dependent adult has occurred, I am legally required to report this to the appropriate agency. 
    • I will respond to all subpoenas, but will refuse to release records without written permission from you, or unless ordered to do so by a judge.
    • When required by your insurance or managed care organization to verify symptoms, diagnosis and treatment, provided you have signed a release.
    • When required for effective treatment, i.e. sharing of anonymous information for consultation purposes.

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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