As per the Standards of Practice set by the College of Alberta Psychologists (CAP), psychological services are strictly confidential. I keep written notes in a clinical file that are kept in a locked cabinet in my office. I do not release any information about you to anyone without your written permission, except as required by Alberta law. No information I have about you (including all information contained in your clinical file) will be communicated directly or indirectly to any third party without your informed and written consent.
There are a few legal obligations to release confidential information that will be discussed further at your first appointment: