Mindfulness Counseling is committed to protecting the privacy of client's health information. Sessions are confidential. Information regarding treatment may be shared with a third party only with prior written consent from you, with few exceptions.
- Suspected child abuse or dependent adult or elder abuse, for which I am required by law to report this to the appropriate authorities immediately.
- If a client is threatening serious bodily harm to another person/s, I must notify the police and inform the intended victim.
- If a client intends to harm themself, I will make every effort to enlist their cooperation in ensuring their safety. If they do not cooperate, I will take further measures without their permission that are provided to me by law in order to ensure their safety.
More complete information regarding your privacy rights can be found in the document, HIPAA Notice of Privacy Practices.