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Confidentiality

Confidentiality

All information obtained during counseling sessions will be kept confidential with a few exceptions:


  1. If you direct your counselor (by written consent) to release information concerning you or your sessions to someone else
  2. If your counselor determines that you are a danger to yourself or others,
  3. If there is abuse or neglect of any sort involved against a child, dependent adult, or an elderly adult (60 years or older)
  4. If your counselor is ordered by a court of law to disclose information.

In the event of marriage and family counseling, material obtained from an adult client individually may be shared with the client's spouse or other family members only with the client's permission.


Any material obtained from a minor client may be shared with that client's parents or guardians until that child turns 18.