Privacy and Cancellation Policy
Confidentiality & Privacy
The law protects the relationship between a client and a psychotherapist, and information cannot be disclosed without written permission.
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.
I make reasonable efforts to protect the privacy of electronic communication from patients. However, confidentiality can not be guaranteed. Patients should consider this when communicating with me electronically and are advised to not include protected health information.
Please notify me 24 hours in advance, if you are unable to make a scheduled session. You will be charged for appointments cancelled with less than 24 hours notice.