Professional Confidentiality and Blogging
- Category: Miscellaneous
Blogging is public and psychotherapy is private.
Sharing my knowledge with you is a challenge.
but from intimate meetings with courageous and determined people who
have given me their trust. The work takes place in what I consider sacred space.
patients and I share is impenetrable to others and solid for us.
So please understand, when I give examples I am describing people who are not
and never have been patients or I am creating a fictitious person who represents
what I have seen and heard over many years of being in the field of eating disorder
will be honoring the confidentiality of my patients - past and present. I hope you
understand and can appreciate this aspect of my blog.
Joanna Poppink, MFT, psychotherapist eating disorder specialist, Los Angeles, CA
bulimia, anorexia, compulsive overeating recovery: www.poppink.com