RGF Counseling

Renee G. Felder, MSS, LCSW

                                                            Privacy Policy



The confidential relationship between a client and a psychotherapist is protected under Federal Confidentiality

Regulations and information cannot be disclosed without the written permission of the client or clients.


The relationship between a psychotherapist and children over the age of 14 is also confidential and protected

(See exceptions below.)


Exceptions include suspected child abuse or dependant adult or elder abuse, for which I am required by law to report to

 the appropriate authorities immediately.


If a client is threatening serious bodily harm to another person/s, the police as well as the intended victim,

if possible, will be notified.


If a client intends to harm him/herself, it may be necessary to take further measures without their permission,

to ensure their safety.