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Tag Archives: mental health patient disclosure

Breach of Confidentiality Claims

Avoiding Liability Bulletin - July / August 2017 Therapists and counselors are expected to be keenly aware of their duty...

Richard Leslie July 18, 2017

Transparency Without Overexposure, Boundaries Without Remoteness

We therapists are paid to be nosey—in a professional way, of course.  We get to ask strangers we’ve just met...

Guest Author July 22, 2016


Avoiding Liability Bulletin - December 2009 … There are many legal issues affecting mental health professionals that involve the subject...

Richard Leslie May 24, 2016

Diversity And The Law

Avoiding Liability Bulletin - February 2010 In the December 2009 issue of this Bulletin, I gave three examples of, and...

Richard Leslie May 24, 2016

Dangerous Patient

Avoiding Liability Bulletin - November 2015 Once again, following the mass shooting at an Oregon community college, there is much...

Richard Leslie May 24, 2016

Confidentiality and Authorization Forms

Avoiding Liability Bulletin - June 2005 … One of the public policy principles that the HIPAA regulations were influenced by...

Richard Leslie May 24, 2016

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