Tag Archives: counselor duty of confidentiality

Attending the Patient’s Wedding (or Other Significant Event)

… A therapist or counselor may be asked to attend the wedding, graduation, or funeral of a particular patient or former patient. While [...]

Group Therapy

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

Pregnancy of a Minor

… Suppose a therapist is treating a fifteen-year old girl who tells the therapist that she is pregnant and is thinking about obtaining [...]

Confidentiality / Privilege – Death of the Patient

… I previously wrote about this topic, in a limited way, where I addressed the issue of the county coroner or medical examiner seeking [...]

Breach Of Confidentiality? – No Revelation To Third Party

… What duty of confidentiality does a therapist or counselor have with respect to the use of the information gained during a counseling [...]