Legal and Ethical Issues for Mental Health Clinicians

Psychologist and attorney Susan J. Lewis, PhD, JD, brings her 25 years of clinical practice and legal expertise directly to you - with practical guidance, strategies, solutions and up-to-date information to help keep you out of court and jail.

Dr. Lewis uses easy-to-understand language to step you through the legalese, highlighted by 30 engaging case examples to illustrate how you can overcome legal and ethical challenges that arise in your practice, including:
  • Risk management
  • Contracts
  • Privileged communication
  • Licensing complaints
  • Supervision pitfalls
  • Rights of minors
  • Technology

This go-to resources goes beyond the what and why, focusing on how to protect you and your clients in an increasingly litigious society.