Client’s and therapists have a professional relationship that is protected by law. As a result, client information cannot be disclosed without written permission, in the majority of cases. There are a few circumstances that require a therapist to disclose information, even without written permission. Laws and ethical codes mandate that therapists follow through on these exceptions. This is for the safety of you, the client, and the community.
- Suspected and proven child abuse or elder abuse.
- Clients are threatening to harm themselves.
- Client are threatening to harm others.
- If I am ordered to disclose information by a judge, in a court of law.
How can therapy really help?
Do you take insurance? How does that work?
- What are my out of network mental health benefits?
- How much does my insurance pay for an out-of-network provider?
- What is the coverage amount for an in office therapy session?
- How many therapy sessions does my plan cover?
What about medication vs. psychotherapy?
Research has shown that in some cases emotional and mental health problems can be approached with therapy and medication. Therapy helps to look at the root causes of your discomfort, instead of treating just the symptoms.
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