Many people don’t realize that just like they have the right to get a second opinion from a different medical doctor, they also have the right to get a second opinion from another therapist, if the one they are currently seeing doesn’t seem to be helpful. Some might ask: “Why not just change therapists?”
Often people want to see their therapist’s notes when they become dissatisfied with their therapy and haven’t been able to resolve the problem through discussing it with the therapist. Usually, when therapy seems to be working, people don’t care what’s in their records. Whatever the reason may be for you to see your records, you have the right to see it. Continue reading “Can I See My Therapy Records? Yes, You Can”
Patients have the right to:
- Request and receive information about the therapist’s professional capabilities, including licensure, education, training, experience, professional association membership, specialization and limitations.
- Have written information about fees, Continue reading “Patient Bill of Rights”