Once you have scheduled your first appointment, it is time to fill out the appropriate intake forms. These forms help the therapist learn more about you and for you to understand your rights as a client. New clients are required to sign an informed consent and HIPPA compliance form before receiving counseling services.
Adults will sign for minors under 18. Parents and guardians must provide proof of custody and/or ability to make medical decisions for minor. Accepted documents may include custody agreement or divorce paperwork. This information must be presented before a minor may be seen.