“Texting” with Mental Health Patients or Clients


Are you confused about what to do when a new patient is “texting” you on your cell phone? Not sure what you need to document in your psychotherapy notes? What are your other legal requirements with respect to informed consent?

See this new article for related concerns, considerations and potential solutions. This article contains a discussion of 3 short vignettes about these and several more texting issues.

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