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How confidential are these consulting conversations?

A consulting conversation with each client is completely confidential, with some limits (see below). I do not share personal identifying information or details about specific conversations with clients. The entire point of the professional relationship is to provide you with a private, safe place of companionship, free of judgment, to explore your ideas, your values, desires, goals, and the challenges you face in pursuing them.

I engage in periodic coaching supervision sessions where I can share experiences of my practice and ask for input for my own professional development. It is part of the ethics of coaching supervision that no personally identifying information about a client is given and the focus is on the coach’s performance, not on the client.

However, our conversations are not regarded as legally-privileged or protected conversations as one may have with an attorney, or with a clergy member. If I understand that a client is intending harm to him/herself or to another, or has been involved in unadjudicated criminal activity or intends to engage in criminal activity I am legally obligated to report such to the proper authorities. By court order, I could be obligated to provide authorities with information about my client or client conversations.


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