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