The law protects the relationship between a client and a psychotherapist, and information cannot be disclosed without written permission.
If a client is threatening serious bodily harm to another person/s, I must notify the police and inform the intended victim.
Sexual conduct with a minor and/or child pornography.
Threats to national security.
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.
Suspected past or present abuse or neglect of children, adults, and elders requires therapists to report to the authorities, including Child Protection and law enforcement, based on information provided by the client or collateral sources. If the therapist has reason to suspect the client is seriously in danger of harming him/herself or has threatened to harm another person.