Tag Archives: risk management for mental health professionals

Coaching?

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

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 [...]

3 Struggles Every Mental Health Care Provider Faces

Mental health is valued in our society as how well a person functions through their day-to-day [...]

Your Patient has Harmed Themselves. Are You Covered?

When your patient who has been in your care and has trusted your advice harms him/herself, are [...]

Scope of Competence

… Licensing laws, regulations, and/or ethics codes will typically contain provisions that [...]

Advocacy for Appropriate Healthcare

… Therapists or counselors may sometimes desire to advocate with insurers or HMOs for appropriate [...]

School Counseling

Is a school counselor required to disclose a student’s pregnancy to the student’s parents if the [...]

Confidentiality: Some Basics Revisited

For those who care about their profession as a psychotherapist, marriage and family therapist, [...]