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