The law protects the relationship between a client and a psychotherapist, and information cannot be disclosed without written permission.
- Suspected child abuse or dependant adult or elder abuse, for which Anita is required by law to report this to the appropriate authorities immediately.
- If a client is threatening serious bodily harm to another person/s, Anita must notify the police and inform the intended victim.
- If a client intends to harm himself or herself, Anita will make every effort to enlist their cooperation in insuring their safety. If they do not cooperate, she will take further measures without their permission that are provided to her by law in order to ensure their safety.