Client Rights and Responsibilities:
The information you provide in your paperwork, or in sessions is used to:
Affinity Maintains records electronically through Therapy Notes. All files are stored electronically for 5 years after you stop attending counseling at Affinity, or 5 years after a minor who has completed counseling turns 18. Your therapist and Cheryl Willoughby MA, LPC- S, RPT-S are the custodian of all records for Affinity. In the event that they are no longer able to fulfil their responsibilities as custodian, records will be transferred to appropriate clinical and administrative staff at Affinity. If your therapist moves practice, they will take a copy of your notes with them.
If you would like more information about HIPAA or rights and responsibilities regarding your privacy, please visit https://www.hhs.gov/hipaa/for-individuals/index.html