The law protects the relationship between a client and a psychotherapist, and information cannot be disclosed without written permission.
- Suspected child abuse or dependant adult or elder abuse, for which I am required by law to report this to the appropriate authorities immediately.
- If a client is threatening serious bodily harm to another person/s, I must notify the police and inform the intended victim.
- If a client intends to harm himself or herself, I will make every effort to enlist their cooperation in working together to insure their safety. If they do not cooperate, I will take further measures without their permission that are provided to me by law in order to ensure their safety.
- If a judge orders release of records for legal proceedings. This is an unusual occurrance.
California Online Privacy Protection Act
The California law also protects your online privacy. Your personal identifing information is only gathered via this site if you contact Dr. Hilber for services and that is the information you choose to give via email, phone, or contact form. The personal information you choose to give is only used to return your contact, answer your questions, or set up an appointment. Please do not give detailed personal information via email or the contact form as that is not confidential. This website does gather general data via Google Analytics to determine the behavior and audience on the website, including the number of clicks to the site, demographic information, pages visited, and extent of time on each page. General data does not include your name or identifying information. This is in effect as of November 2013.