Participation in counseling with Counseling Services is confidential except in cases in which we may be ethically or legally bound to disclose certain information.
Counseling Services will not disclose any information regarding your attendance or treatment to anyone outside of the center. While you may choose to inform a friend, family member, or University department of your participation in counseling services, we will not confirm or deny that information unless you choose to sign a release of information form requesting that we notify that person or agency. The records maintained by our center are confidential and are not part of your academic records in any way.
There are four areas in which Counseling Services may be bound by ethics or law to disclose certain information regarding treatment. These areas include the following circumstances.
If you have questions regarding confidentiality, please call Counseling Services at (850) 474-2420 and ask to discuss your concerns/questions with a counselor.