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Posted on October 06, 2017, 15:01 GMT
We recently asked members of the
BuzzFeed Community to
tell us everything they wanted to know about therapy.
People asked lots of great questions about what therapy is
actually like and what to expect from your therapist, and we
got answers to those questions from three therapists — you can
check them out here.
But we also got several questions about confidentiality,
disclosure, and reporting when it comes to parents, family, and
hospitalization, so we decided to reach out to a psychologist
who works with young people — Dr. Barbara Nosal, chief clinical
officer at Newport Academy,
treatment centers for teens struggling with mental health
issues, eating disorders, and substance abuse — to get some
answers. Here’s what she told BuzzFeed Health via email.