Confidentiality

All information shared in counseling is held in strict confidence.

Professional ethical codes and state and federal laws consider the personal information discussed in counseling to be confidential. All information gathered in counseling, including the fact that you have come to the Student Health & Counseling Center is held in strict confidence. No information is released to university officials, faculty members, parents, or outside agencies without written authorization from you.

Exceptions to these guidelines are:

A counselor or psychologist must reveal information to prevent harms of these types. The client is informed of these exceptions in the initial session and if appropriate, will be involved in any and all disclosures related to these conditions.