Office Policies and General Information
CONFIDENTIALITY: All information disclosed within sessions and the written records pertaining to those sessions are confidential and may not be revealed without your written permission, except where disclosure is required by law
When disclosure is required by Law: Some of the circumstances where disclosure is required by law are: where there is a reasonable suspicion of child, dependent or elder abuse or neglet; where a client presents a danger to self, to others, to property, or is gravely disabled.
Disclosure in Emergencies: If there is an emergency during our work together, or in the future after termination where I become concerened about your personal safety, the possibility of you injuring someone else, or about you receiving proper care, I will do whatever I can within the limits of the law, to prevent you from injuring yourself or others.
Confidentiality of Email Communication: It is very important to be aware that email and cell phone communication can be relatively easily accessed by unauthorized people and hence can compromise the privacy and confidentiality of such communications. Emails, in particular are vulnerable to such unauthorized access dut to the fact that servers have unlimited and direct access to all emails that go through them. Please do not use email to communicate information you would not authorize released.
Telephone & Emergency Procedures: If you need to contact me between sessions, please leave a message on my voicemail and I will return your call as soon as possible. If you are having a life-threatening emergency, please call 9-1-1 or go to the nearest hospital.
Payments: Clients are expected to pay for each session at the time services are rendered unless another agreement is in place.
Cancellation: 48 hours is requested for cancellation. If a cancellation is made within the 24-hour period, a 50% fee will be charged.
Disclaimer: Nothing within these policies, any description of services, or the services rendered should be construed as the dispensing of medical advice, mental health services, or licensed professional counseling, directly or indirectly, by Ashley Mozart Fey ("Ms. Fey") or the Teen Rising Project ("The Project"). Neither Ms. Fey or The Project offers or provides medical advice, mental health services, or licensed professional counseling, and The Project is not designed to and does not provide medical, mental health, or licensed counseling care, diagnosis, treatment, or advice. ALWAYS SEEK AND NEVER DISREGARD PROFFESIONAL MEDICAL ADVICE, MENTAL HEALTH ADVICE, OR LICENSED PROFESSIONAL COUNSELING OR DELAY IN SEEKING IT BECAUSE OF SERVICES RECEIVED OR ANYTHING YOU HAVE READ IN CONNECITON WITH MS. FEY'S SERVICES OR THE PROJECT. Do not delay seeking a physician if you think you have a medical problem or a licensed professional counseling for mental health services, and call 911 if you have an emergency.