Can therapists use testimonials?
The ACA, APA, and NASW codes of ethics all prohibit the solicitation of testimonials from clients: Psychologists do not solicit testimonials from current therapy clients/patients or other persons who because of their particular circumstances are vulnerable to undue influence.
How do you write a testimonial?
How to write a testimonial
- Determine what story you want to tell.
- Ask specific questions.
- Keep it short and conversational.
- Use the customer’s name and include pictures, if possible.
What can you legally tell a therapist?
Therapists are required by law to disclose information to protect a client or a specific individual identified by the client from “serious and foreseeable harm.” That can include specific threats, disclosure of child abuse where a child is still in danger, or concerns about elder abuse.
How do I write a good therapy note?
5 Tips for Writing BetterTherapy Notes
- Be Clear & Concise. Therapy notes should be straight to the point but contain enough information to give others a clear picture of what transpired.
- Remain Professional.
- Write for Everyone.
- Use SOAP.
- Focus on Progress & Adjust as Necessary.
What should be included in a therapy progress note?
- Therapist’s observations, hypotheses, feelings, or thoughts about the session.
- Do not include information or data on a patient’s medical history, treatment plan, or diagnoses.