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Client Rights & Responsibilities

Client Rights

You have the right to be treated with dignity and respect.

You have the right to know the qualifications and professional experience of your therapist.

You have the right to expect professional and competent help.

You have the right to ask questions about anything related to your treatment.

You have the right to know information concerning diagnosis and treatment philosophy. You have the right to participate in decisions related to your treatment.

You have the right to request another therapist should you not be satisfied with the therapist assigned to you and you have the right to end therapy at any time.

Client Responsibilities

You have the responsibility of taking an active role in the counseling process.

You have the responsibility of providing information about past and present physical and psychological problems including hospitalizations, medications and previous treatment.

You have the responsibility of keeping your appointments.  We have many students requesting our services so your reserved time is valuable. Please give us 24 hours notice so that your time can be given to another student in need of our services.

You have the responsibility of arriving on time for your appointment.