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
  1. Determine what story you want to tell.
  2. Ask specific questions.
  3. Keep it short and conversational.
  4. 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
  1. Be Clear & Concise. Therapy notes should be straight to the point but contain enough information to give others a clear picture of what transpired.
  2. Remain Professional.
  3. Write for Everyone.
  4. Use SOAP.
  5. Focus on Progress & Adjust as Necessary.

What should be included in a therapy progress note?

May include:
  1. Therapist’s observations, hypotheses, feelings, or thoughts about the session.
  2. Do not include information or data on a patient’s medical history, treatment plan, or diagnoses.