When Is A Therapist Allowed to Break Confidentiality?

stamp-123074_640In addition to the situations I discussed in the post Does everything I share with my therapist stay confidential?, there are cases when a therapist is allowed, but not required to disclose some information about a client to a third party. The most common situation when a therapist may do so is when a client presents a danger to themselves. Continue reading “When Is A Therapist Allowed to Break Confidentiality?”

Does Everything I Share With My Therapist Stay Confidential?

confidential-264516_640Will your therapist keep everything you tell them confidential? It depends on what you tell them. Generally speaking your therapist is supposed to keep your communications with them and even your identity in confidence, but confidentiality has its limits under the law.  Continue reading “Does Everything I Share With My Therapist Stay Confidential?”