The law protects the relationship between a patient and a psychotherapist, and information cannot be disclosed without written permission.
- Suspected child abuse or dependant adult or elder abuse, which I am required by law to report to the appropriate authorities.
- Threats of serious bodily harm to another person/s. I must notify the police and inform the intended victim.
- If an individual intends to harm himself or herself, I will make every effort to enlist their cooperation in insuring their safety. If they do not cooperate, I must take further measures provided to me by law without their permission in order to ensure their safety.