Patient Bill of
You have a right to:
and receive full information about the therapistís professional
capabilities, including licensure, education, training, experience,
professional association membership, specialization and limitations.
written information about fees, method of payment, insurance reimbursement,
number of sessions, substitutions(in cases of vacation and emergencies), and
cancellation policies before beginning therapy.
respectful treatment that will be helpful to you.
safe environment, free from sexual, physical and emotional abuse.
questions about your therapy.
to answer any question or disclose any information you choose nor to reveal.
and receive information from therapist about your progress.
the limits of confidentiality and the circumstances in which the therapist
is legally required to disclose information to others.
if there are supervisors, consultants, students, or others with whom your
therapist will discuss your case.
a particular type of treatment, or end treatment without obligation or
electronic recording (but you may request it if you wish).
and (in most cases) receive a summary of your file, including the diagnosis,
your progress and the type of treatment.
unethical and illegal behavior by a therapist.
a second opinion at any time about your therapy or therapistís methods.
a copy of your file transferred to any therapist or agency you choose.