This topic came to mind as the result of three recent news stories from three different states. My immediate thought upon learning of [...]
Are you required by local law or ordinance to obtain a license to do business in the particular jurisdiction in which you practice?
During the course of practicing the profession, therapists and counselors from time to time enter into written contracts or agreements. [...]
Do not use a fictitious business name (d/b/a) that is false, misleading, or deceptive. While this statement is easily understood, some [...]
The inquiry from the reader asks how he can do volunteer work, after he retires, without liability. Most importantly, he wants to use [...]
Most mental health practitioners are likely not aware of the ins and outs of state and federal antitrust laws – and how these laws may [...]
Every so often I am told by a mental health professional that somewhere in their disclosure document, their written policy statement, [...]
There are some routine and seemingly mundane aspects of practice that licensed persons must attend to in their therapy or counseling [...]
This item addresses some areas of practice where a mistake (error) could lead to substantial consequences.
Most state laws make it a crime and a violation of the licensing law for a licensee to advertise in a manner that is false, fraudulent, [...]
Most states have passed laws that prohibit specified health care practitioners from paying or receiving any remuneration, whether in [...]
I once received a call from an angry patient who asked whether a therapist was permitted by law to physically strike a patient. When I [...]