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October’s True or False Answers – Part 3

Avoiding Liability Bulletin - January 2020 AVOIDANCE OF LITIGATION (Question 17 in the October 2019 Bulletin) Some practitioners try to...

Richard Leslie January 3, 2020

Fees – Reminders

Avoiding Liability Bulletin - April 2019 Mental health practitioners confront a variety of issues dealing with fees over the course...

Richard Leslie April 1, 2019

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

Treatment Outside of Your Office and Home

Avoiding Liability Bulletin - November 2009 … I wrote about home visits and some of the legal issues that might...

Richard Leslie May 26, 2016

Duty to the Patient – Termination of Treatment and Understanding Your Patient – Therapist Relationship and Expectations

Avoiding Liability Bulletin - October 2008 Termination of Treatment: Part 1 (May 2005, Volume 1) … If the termination of...

Richard Leslie May 26, 2016

Self Disclosure – Personal Blogs

Avoiding Liability Bulletin - January 2009 … The topic of self-disclosure was briefly addressed in the August 2007 (Volume 1)...

Richard Leslie May 24, 2016

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