The law protects the relationship
between a client and counselor or therapist. Information cannot be
disclosed without written permission.
Suspected Abuse of a Child, Dependent Adult or Elder: If a therapist suspects that a child, a dependent adult or an elderly person is being abused thetherapist is required to notify authorities immediately.
A Client Is Threatening to Harm Himself or Herself: If a client is threatening to harm himself or herself the therapist is required by law to take steps to insure their safety.
A Client is Threatening to Harm Another Person: If during the course of a counseling session a client threatens to harm someone else the law requires the therapist to notify the police and the intended victim.
Milford-Franklin Counseling Services, Inc. 409 Fortune Blvd., Milford, MA 01757 (508) 473-7400
clients in Central Mass and Metro West including the communities of
Milford, Franklin, Bellingham, Hopedale, Mendon, Blackstone, Millville,
Uxbridge, Northbridge, Whitinsville, Upton, Hopkinton, Holliston,
Medway, Millis, Wretham and Norfolk.