Category Archives: Guest Blog

Insurance Company Records Request

It seems that requests by insurance companies or contractors for insurance companies for copies of client records is on the uptick. [...]

Federal Regulations and Guidelines for Client Access to Records*

*An earlier version of the article did not include a …

Guest Blog: 5 Warning Signs that Enabling is Ruining Your Relationships – and You!

Family and friends mean everything to Marissa. And like many women, Marissa was encouraged and rewarded, since childhood, for being [...]

Sandy Hook Elementary School

As we reflect on another mass shooting, we find tragically that in all of the mass killings, which go back to the Oklahoma City Federal [...]

Legal Model for Reintegration Therapy

In domestic relations and custody cases, courts may order that a therapist assist in reuniting a child and parent, when the parent has [...]

Responding to Requests for Children’s Treatment Records

Special care should be taken by therapists when a child is receiving counseling services, and the child’s parent requests a copy of all [...]

Age of Consent for Mental Health Treatment in the State of Georgia

In general, Georgia law provides that the age of majority is 18 years, and every person under 18 is a minor, according to O.C.G.A. [...]

The Right to Diagnose for Texas MFTs

On November 21, 2014 the Texas Court of Appeals, Third District, At Austin in Cause No. 03-13-00077-CV issued its decision in a case [...]

Update: The Texas Association for Marriage & Family Therapist Case

This blog is an update to our previously posted blog outlining the current case in Texas regarding the Right to Diagnose for Texas MFT’s:

What if You Just Don’t Like the Person? Professional responsibilities and limitations

We therapists are generally supposed to be able to provide some form of helpful psychotherapy to any and all who come to us, whether in [...]

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