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To schedule an appointment or to obtain additional information about any of these counseling services, please fill out the form below.  

 

APPOINTMENTS

Appointments will ordinarily be 45 to 60 minutes in duration for individuals, or 90 minutes for couples and families, once per week at a time we agree on, although some sessions may be more or less
frequent as needed. The time scheduled for your appointment is assigned to you and you alone. 


If you need to cancel or reschedule a session, I ask that you provide me with 24 hours’ notice. If you miss a session without canceling, or cancel with less than 24 hour notice, you will be required to pay for the session. In addition, you are responsible for coming to your session on time; if you are late, your appointment will still need to end on time.

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DOES WHAT WE TALK ABOUT IN THERAPY REMAIN CONFIDENTIAL?

Confidentiality is one of the most important components between a client and psychotherapist. Successful therapy requires a high degree of trust with highly sensitive subject matter that is usually not discussed anywhere but the therapist's office. Every therapist should provide a written copy of their disclosure agreement, and you can expect that what you discuss in session will not be shared with anyone. This is called "Informed Consent". Sometimes, however, you may want your therapist to share information or give an update to someone on your health care team (medical doctor, attorney, naturopath), but by law you therapist cannot release this information without obtaining your written permission. 

State laws and professional ethics require therapist to maintain confidentiality except in the following situations:

Suspected past or present abuse or neglect of children, adults, and elders to authorities, including child protection agencies and law enforcement, based on information provided by the client or collateral sources, or if there is an intent to harm oneself or someone else.

As a client of an licensee, you have the following rights:

 

  • To examine public records maintained by the Board and to have the Board confirm credentials of a registered intern;

  • To obtain a copy of the Code of Ethics (Oregon Administrative Rules 833-100);

  • To report complaints to the Board;

  • To be informed of the cost of professional services before receiving the services;

  • To be assured of privacy and confidentiality while receiving services as defined by rule or law, with the following exceptions: 1) Reporting suspected child abuse; 2) Reporting imminent danger to you or others; 3) Reporting information required in court proceedings; 4)or by your insurance company, or other relevant agencies; 4) Providing information concerning licensee case consultation or supervision; and 5) Defending claims brought by you against me;

  • To be free from discrimination because of age, color, culture, disability, ethnicity, national origin, gender, race, religion, sexual orientation, marital status, or socioeconomic status.

  • As a licensee with the Oregon Board of Licensed Professional Counselors and Therapist, I abide by its Code of Ethics. The Boards contact information is : 3218 Pringle Rd WS #250, Salem OR 97302, 503-378-5499, www.oregon.gov/OBLPCT.