A. Keith Barton, PhD, PC

146 Danbury Rd.,
Suite D
New Milford, CT 06776

281-773-8837
860-799-5902 fax

Dr. Keith Barton's Patient Privacy Policy

Confidentiality

The information that you provide in therapy is confidential and will not be shared with anyone without your written consent as prescribed under Federal Law 42 OFR, Part 2, and the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA). However, there are a few circumstances when confidentiality, by law, will not be maintained, including the following:

  • Concern of imminent harm to yourself (suicide) or others (homicide);
  • Crucial information regarding your physical or emotional well-being;
  • Suspicion or child abuse or elder abuse;
  • Order for release of records by a judge or district attorney;
  • Requirement for mental health services from your insurance, disability, etc.;
  • Necessity for collection of any outstanding balance; or
  • Any other situation by law.