Tag Archives: Avoiding Liability For Mental Health Professionals

Breach of Confidentiality Claims

Therapists and counselors are expected to be keenly aware of their duty of confidentiality, but [...]

CPH & Associates Now Offers Cyber Liability Coverage for Mental and Allied Health Professionals

CPH & Associates now offers cyber liability coverage! With cyber attacks becoming [...]

Spousal Abuse & Confidentiality

Therapists and counselors will encounter a variety of situations where they learn of (or [...]

Coaching?

I have consulted with licensed therapists who have asked, in a variety of contexts, whether they [...]

“Immunity from Liability” vs. “No Liability”

Last month I wrote about dangerous patient issues and the nature and breadth of the mental health [...]

The Importance of Consent Forms in Your Mental Health Practice

Infоrmеd consent rеfеrѕ to the рrосеѕѕ whereby thе раtіеnt аnd thе рrасtіtіоnеr engage іn a [...]

Dangerous Patients – Duty to Warn / Duty to Protect

I have written extensively on this topic in this Avoiding Liability Bulletin and elsewhere. Over [...]

Ethics – Enforcement

What is the difference between an ethics violation and a violation of a state law or regulation [...]

Licensing Board Issues Warning to Patients who Travel Out of State! (Regarding Telephone Counseling / Psychotherapy)

Suppose that you have been treating or counseling an adult individual, or a couple, or a child [...]

Celebrating Our Social Work Clients: Thanks for All You Do!

It’s National Social Worker’s Month, and we at CPH would like to recognize the amazing [...]

Counseling Awareness Month: Group vs. Individual Therapy

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

Protecting your Career as an Art Therapist

The impact that art therapy is having in the mental health field is tremendous. Art therapists [...]