Psychotherapist Shines a Light on Dangerous ‘Mandatory Reporting’ Law

Those “mandatory reporting” laws (Nebraska has one) that require therapists to break confidentiality and report their patients to police prevent people from seeking the help they need. Such laws are perfect examples of grandstanding legislation, i.e., laws enacted because they sound and feel good. Sometimes these laws are described charitably ¬†as “well-meaning.” I disagree withContinue reading “Psychotherapist Shines a Light on Dangerous ‘Mandatory Reporting’ Law”