Individual, Couples & Family Counseling

in  Mission Viejo, Ca

                    

Privacy and Policies


The law protects the relationship between a client and a psychotherapist.  The information you provide is confidential and cannot be disclosed without written permission. The exceptions are as follows: 


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.

  • 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.

  • Minors may not have the same rights as adults. 

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