• Summary
  • Contents
  • Subject index

This concise volume examines exactly what is involved in keeping adequate clinical records of individual, family, couple and group psychotherapy. The authors discuss: limits of confidentiality; retention and disposing of records; documentation of safety issues; client access to records; treatment of minors; and training and supervision issues. Throughout the book, legal cases, vignettes and professional commentary help readers to consider legal and ethical issues.

The Importance of Record Keeping in Psychotherapy
The importance of record keeping in psychotherapy

This section is divided into two chapters. Chapter 1 covers therapist attitudes about record keeping and protecting both the client and the therapist. Chapter 2 focuses on the limits of confidentiality and mandatory reporting.

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