Tag Archives: exceptions to confidentiality

Death of the Patient

… Suppose that your client/patient doesn’t appear for a scheduled appointment and that shortly thereafter you are contacted by a deputy [...]

“No Secrets” Policy (Couple Being Treated)

… When therapists and counselors view the couple as the client, a question arises about the confidentiality obligations of the [...]

Couple Being Treated

… Therapists and counselors often let patients know about confidentiality and the exceptions to confidentiality in a disclosure [...]

Child Abuse Investigations

...Therapists and counselors are generally aware of their child abuse reporting duties. But, situations can occur that may raise issues [...]

Group Therapy

… I have previously written about this topic where I addressed the question of the confidentiality duties, if any, of the participants [...]

Cooperation With Child Abuse Investigator (?)

… While practitioners must be mindful of the duty of confidentiality and must instinctively lean toward resisting (at least initially) [...]

HIV / AIDS and Confidentiality

… Your client tells you that he has just tested positively for HIV/AIDS. Is this information entitled to the confidentiality that other [...]

Confidentiality

… While confidentiality is generally considered to be a cornerstone of psychotherapy, most mental health practitioners realize that [...]