Coordination of Treatment

CONFIDENTIALITY: Records are maintained on each client.  Records may contain the following:

Identifying information; Session notes; Any reports from other professionals regarding your treatment; Any correspondence or other materials that you send to me; Copies of any correspondence about you that I send to others.  These records are meant to be a working document to both reflect and guide your therapeutic work.  Your records are confidential and may only be accessed by me.

Your records are confidential except in the following circumstances:

  1. If you choose to seek reimbursement for counseling from your insurance provider, I will communicate about your counseling with your insurance provider;
  2. I am mandated to report physical or sexual abuse of children;
  3. I am mandated to report threats of suicide or homicide;
  4. If you sign a release of information for me to communicate with someone else;
  5. Information necessary for supervision or consultation;
  6. Information noted in the HIPAA Notice of Privacy Practice;
  7. Information required by law.


While I will always try to return your call or email within 24 hours and usually sooner, I am not an emergency mental health service.  If you experience an emergency, you should call 911 or go directly to your nearest emergency room.