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Ascendant NY Confidentiality Policy

The following information is provided to assist you in your counseling experience at Ascendant NY.

Counseling and treatment is a personal and confidential relationship between a clinician and individual, group or family.
We work from a team approach at Ascendant NY. Therefore, there may be times when it is necessary for us to consult with other professional staff either individually or at our clinical team meetings in an effort to provide you with the highest consideration and quality.

No information will be released from Ascendant NY regarding counseling or consultation sessions without your expressed written consent. If you wish for information to be released toanyone, it will be necessary for you to complete a Release of Information form, stipulating the individual or organization to whom the information is being sent. The law stipulates that in the event of imminent danger to yourself or others, we must breach confidentiality. We must also act in accordance with any applicable State laws regarding mandatory disclosure of child, elder, or other abuse.