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