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Seasons Psychiatric Clinic Dr. Janet Somlyay, DNP, CPNP, PMHNP-BC, PMHS Karen Drew, MSW, PCSW
Psychiatric Services for Individuals, Children, & Families
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Privacy & Policy

Confidentiality & Privacy Policy

The law protects the relationship between a client and a medical provider, and information cannot be disclosed without written permission. You can sign a release of medical information so  the Seasons Clinic can communicate with another medical or mental health provider and or share psychiatric assessment paperwork with a provider of your choice. 

Exceptions include:

  • Suspected child abuse or dependent 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 ensuring 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.