© 2013 Ellen Biros, MS, LCSW

Confidentiality & Privacy Policy

The law protects the privacy of all communications between a client and a psychotherapist, and I can release information about our work to others only with your written permission. 

 

There are some situations when I am legally obligated to take action to protect others from harm:

 

  • If I suspect past or present abuse or neglect of children, adults, and elders based on information provided by you or outside sources.

 

  • If the I believe you are in danger of harming yourself or you have threated to harm another person.

 

In the event of one of these exceptions, I will make every effort to discuss it with you fully before taking any action.