Tatum Miller Counseling does not exclude, deny services to, or otherwise discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color, national origin, disability, religion, sexual orientation, or age in admission to, participation in, or receipt of the services and benefits under any of its programs and activities, whether carried out by Tatum Miller Counseling directly or through a contractor or any other entity with which Tatum Miller Counseling arranges to carry out its programs and activities.
This statement is in accordance with the provisions of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, and Regulations of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services issued pursuant to these statutes at Title 45 Code of Federal Regulations Parts 80, 84, and 91.
Sliding Fee Schedule and Reduced Fee Policy:
It is the policy of Tatum Miller Counseling to provide essential mental health services regardless of the client’s ability to pay. Discounts are offered based upon household income and size. A sliding fee schedule is used to calculate the basic discount and is updated each year using the federal poverty guidelines. Once approved, the discount will be honored for three months, after which the patient must reapply.
The law protects the relationship between a client and a psychotherapist, and information cannot be disclosed without written permission.Exceptions include:
- Suspected child abuse or dependant adult or elder abuse, for which I am required by law to report this to the appropriate authorities immediately.
- If a client is threatening serious bodily harm to another person/s, I must notify the police and inform the intended victim.
- If a client intends to harm himself or herself, I will make every effort to enlist their cooperation in ensuring their safety. If they do not cooperate, I will take further measures without their permission that are provided to me by law in order to ensure their safety.