Counselor Confidentiality

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The article I chose covered confidentiality within the counselor-client relationship. The complexities that arise between confidentiality and what is required by law to report. The article provided a view of the complexities of privileged communication between the client and counselor. It is a balancing act between a counselors ethical and legal obligations. Each state has their own set of rules regarding confidentiality and what must be reported. The article summarizes how important confidentiality is to the counselor-counselor relationship. When a counselor is faced with having to disclose privileged information, they need to be well informed of the statutes within their state. Therefore, they can provide information regarding confidentiality
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