Privacy & Policy

Confidentiality & Privacy Policy

All information shared in the context of services is private and confidential except in cases below.

Exceptions include:

  • Suspected child abuse or dependent adult or elder abuse, for which I am required by law to report this to the appropriate authorities immediately.
  • Disclosure of possession or use of child pornography, for which I am required by law to report 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.

Electronic and Telebehavioral Health Privacy

  • Provider uses HIPPA compliant email encryption for client communication.
  • Provider uses for telebehavioral health services, a HIPPA compliant platform with BAA on file.
  • Electronic communication (email, texting, apps) are used for scheduling purposes only and do not serve as a means of providing services.

Electronic Records

Client Information and Consultation Summary notes are stored electronically through TherapyNotes software.