Tag Archives: subpoena for patient records

Privilege and Confidentiality

… It is important to know the difference between confidentiality and privilege. If you do, you will be less likely to get into trouble. [...]

Waiver

… Typically, the holder of the privilege is the patient and not the therapist or counselor. Thus, the privilege can be claimed [...]

Subpoena for Records and Notes

Suppose the therapist’s mental health records and notes regarding the patient are subpoenaed by the defendant (the former employer) [...]