The law protects the relationship between a client and a psychotherapist, and information cannot be disclosed without written permission.
- Suspected child abuse or dependent adult or elder abuse, for which I am required by law to report this to the appropriate authorities immediately.
- If a client is threatening serious bodily harm to another person(s), I must notify the police and inform the intended victim.
- If a client intends to harm himself or herself, I will make every effort to enlist their cooperation in insuring their safety. If they do not cooperate, I will take further measures without their permission that are provided to me by law in order to ensure their safety.
I am committed to protecting your privacy. Your contact and participation with Dr. Teriza Mekhail-Andreou is totally voluntary, and all information about you and your contact at Progress to Wellness Counseling is private and confidential. None of your information will be released outside of Progress to Wellness Counseling, with the exception of circumstances listed in the client confidentiality section above.
- By telephone.
- By mail (postal or courier service).
Progress to Wellness® Counseling does not provide emergency services. If you are having thoughts about hurting yourself or others, seek immediate help by calling 911.