The law protects the relationship between a client and a psychotherapist, and information cannot be disclosed without written permission (a release of information signed by the patient or parent/guardian).
Suspected child abuse or dependent adult or elder abuse, for which 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 and inform the intended victim.
If a client intends to harm himself or herself, 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.
WARNING-If you are experiencing a life-threatening emergency, CALL 911 immediately or go to your nearest Emergency Room right away..
IF YOU ARE IN AN IMMEDIATE LIFE THREATENING CRISIS PLEASE CALL 911 OR GO TO YOUR CLOSEST HOSPITAL FOR HELP.
ALL MATERIAL PROVIDED ON THIS WEBSITE IS FOR EDUCATIONAL AND INFORMATIONAL PURPOSES.
DIRECT CONSULTATION OF A QUALIFIED, LICENSED HEALTH CARE PROVIDER OR THERAPIST SHOULD BE SOUGHT FOR ANY SPECIFIC QUESTIONS OR PROBLEMS.
THIS WEBSITE SHOULD NOT BE CONSTRUED AS OFFERING EITHER MEDICAL ADVICE OR PROFESSIONAL SERVICES; NO THERAPEUTIC RELATIONSHIP IS ESTABLISHED BY USE OF THIS SITE.
DO NOT SEND SENSITIVE OR CONFIDENTIAL INFORMATION THROUGH EMAIL.