Unethical Behavior

Revised:  May 06, 2007

By:   Mentor Research Institute


Psychotherapy, counseling or treatment takes place within a trusted and confidential relationship in which the benefit of the client or patient is of primary importance.  The quality and competence provided to the consumer by a professional is a critical element.  To help guide professionals and consumers, there are ethical principles in which professionals may be required to adhere to as a condition of licensure, a mandate of state law or legal precedent (case law).  

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