Tohias Avery's Blog

Confidentiality& Privacy Policy

The law protects the relationshipbetween a client and a psychotherapist, and information cannot be disclosedwithout written permission.

Exceptionsinclude:

• Suspectedchild abuse or dependant adult or elder abuse, for which I am required by lawto report this to the appropriate authorities immediately.

• Ifa client is threatening serious bodily harm to another person/s, I must notifythe police and inform the intended victim.

• Ifa client intends to harm himself or herself, I will make every effort to enlisttheir cooperation in ensuring their safety. If they do not cooperate, I willtake further measures without their permission that are provided to me by lawin order to ensure their safety.