Privacy Policy

This privacy policy discloses the privacy practices pertaining to this website located at

Privacy and confidentiality related to the services I provide are explained in the agreements sections of the forms located on the Client Forms page of this website. In short, anything we speak about is confidential. I am both ethically and legally bound not to disclose any communication you share with me, unless you give me permission to do so in writing. The only exceptions to this are the following:

  1. If I suspect that there may be a child under 18 who is being abused or neglected I must report this to Child Protective Services in NY or any other state.
  2. If, in my judgment you are deemed to be an acute danger to your self or others, I may need to break confidentiality so as to assure your safety or the safety of others.
  3. If I am court ordered to disclose information.

If there are court requirements that necessitate communication or other individuals that I need information from, you will be asked to sign a release of information form that allows me to be in contact with them.

Audio or video taped recording of sessions with me are not permitted for any purpose and is a breach of this agreement, which may result in termination.

For more information regarding privacy and confidentiality specific to the services I provide, please see the applicable form on the Client Forms page

Personal data collected via this website

Contact form and email

This website uses encrypted connections. So, if you use the Inquire Now contact form available throughout this website, the information you provide is transmitted securely. 

If you contact me directly using the email address,, also available throughout this website,  the in-transit security of the information you provide will depend on the security level of your sending environment. That is, whether your email platform (Outlook, Gmail, etc.) uses data encryption and whether your are sending from a secure network. (As opposed to an unsecured wi-fi network, for example.)  If you are in doubt about the level of security in your sending environment, it is best to use the contact form or simply let me know  how and when to contact you. Confidential aspects of your situation should not be included. 

Regardless of your method of contact, the personal information you provide is never used for marketing purposes.


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Browsers can be set to accept or reject cookies or notify you when a cookie is being sent. Rejecting cookies should not cause a problem with our site, however, doing so may negatively impact the interactive features of some other websites.

To disable cookies in Firefox, choose Tools > Options > Privacy and look for cookie settings. In Google Chrome, choose Settings > Advanced > Privacy. For other browsers, please check their documentation which is easily retrieved on the web.

Data Sharing

The information you provide via this website (via contact form or directly via email) is not sold, rented, or otherwise distributed to anyone.  

COPPA Compliance

Information provided on this website is directed to individuals who are at least 13 years of age or older. Since we do not collect information from anyone under 13 years of age, and by posting this notice, we are in compliance with the requirements of COPPA (Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act).


By using this website,, you agree to this online privacy policy.

Changes to this Privacy Policy

I reserve the right to modify this website privacy policy at any time. Changes will be posted here to this online notice. (

Contacting me

If you have questions regarding this online privacy policy, you may contact me using any of the methods listed on my contact page

Last update: 6/27/2020