When should a therapist decide to break confidentiality? | Curio

When should a therapist decide to break confidentiality?

9 mins | Jun 28, 2018

Therapy has to be confidential, otherwise the patient won’t feel comfortable giving a voice to their feelings. But what if they vent about wanting to kill someone? Pamela Garber, writing in Aeon magazine, looks at the ethical double-bind faced by professionals who sometimes have to choose between curing their patients or protecting others.

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From Aeon magazine