confidentiality agreement | explained

Confidentiality between my clients and myself is of the utmost importance. Your clinical records, as well as your verbal and electronic communication are strictly confidential and will be held in the utmost regard except for the following circumstances:

1. Information you and/or your child or children report about physical of sexual abuse of a minor or an elder person. In such circumstances, I'm obligated by Texas State Law to report this information to the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services (DFPS).

2. You provide information that informs me that you are in danger of harming yourself of others.

3. You sign a release to have specific information shared.

4. Information shared with your insurance company to process your claims.