Category Archives: Group, Couple or Collateral Counseling / Therapy

Counseling Awareness Month: Group vs. Individual Therapy

April is the time to celebrate all counselors. The American Counseling Association (ACA), with [...]

Duty to the Patient – Termination of Treatment and Understanding Your Patient – Therapist Relationship and Expectations

… If the termination of treatment process is not properly carried out, the attempt to end the [...]

Group Therapy

With respect to the psychotherapist-patient privilege or similarly named privileges, the general [...]

Group Therapy

One of the questions raised by those who do group therapy or counseling is whether or not the [...]

Treating A Couple

While I have written several articles in the Avoiding Liability Bulletin dealing with the [...]

Group Therapy

… When a counselor or therapist is working with a group, the duty of confidentiality is of course [...]

“No Secrets” Policy (Couple Being Treated)

… When therapists and counselors view the couple as the client, a question arises about the [...]

Couple Being Treated

… Therapists and counselors often let patients know about confidentiality and the exceptions to [...]

Group Therapy

… I have previously written about this topic where I addressed the question of the [...]

Confidentiality and Collateral Visits

… Suppose that a mental health practitioner is seeing a couple for couple therapy. Suppose [...]


What is the right of an individual participant in group therapy to confidentiality? Should (or [...]

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