All of our communication becomes part of the clinical record file.  No information obtained through this website will be furnished to any other person(s) unless specifically approved by the person making the contact.  In general, the privacy of all communication between a client and a therapist is protected by law (excluding minors), and I can only release information about our work to others with your WRITTEN permission.  I am permitted or required to disclose information without your consent or authorization if a) the client expresses intent to harm him/herself or someone else, b) there is suspicion of abuse/neglect against a minor child, elderly person (60 or older), or dependent adult, c) a court order or subpoena is received directing the disclosure of information, d) if it is revealed to me that a previous therapist has been sexually inappropriate, or e) if I am otherwise required by law to disclose information.