Privacy and Confidentiality
The law protects the relationship between a client and a psychologist, and information cannot be disclosed without written permission.
- Suspected child abuse, dependant adult or elder abuse, for which we are required by law to report to the appropriate authorities immediately.
- If a client is threatening serious bodily harm to another person/s, we must notify the police and inform the intended victim.
- If a client intends to harm himself or herself, we will make every effort to enlist their cooperation in ensuring their safety. If they do not cooperate, we must take further measures that are provided to me by law in order to ensure their safety.