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3171 Los Feliz Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90039
Andrew Sears MA, MFT
Psychotherapy & Counseling - Individuals, Couples & Families
Marriage & Family Therapist
CA License MFC 53020
The law strictly protects the relationship between a client and a psychotherapist, and information cannot be disclosed without written permission.
- I am required by law to report suspected abuse of a minor, dependent adult, or elder over the age of 65 years;
- If a client threatens serious bodily harm to an identifiable person, 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 insuring their safety. If they do not cooperate, I may take further measures without their permission that are provided to me by law in order to ensure their safety.
- If a person in my care, after January 1, 2015, knowingly develops, duplicates, prints, downloads, streams, accesses through any electronic or digital media, or exchanges, a film, photograph, or video, in which a child is engaged in an act of obscene sexual conduct, and divulges that information, I am mandated to report to the proper authorities for possible further investigation.