Licensed Marriage Family Therapist

Laura G. Hastings, M.A.

Confidentiality & Privacy

Confidentiality between a client and psychotherapist is protected by the law. Information cannot be disclosed without prior written permission from the client.

There are some exceptions required by law:

-Suspected child abuse or dependent adult or elder abuse.

-If a client is threatening serious bodily harm to another person.

-If a client intends to harm himself or herself.

Your Privacy Rights may be obtained by going to this website: https://www.hhs.gov/sites/default/files/ocr/privacy/hipaa/npp_layered_hc_provider.pdf