Client Rights, Counselor Responsibilities, and Confidentiality 4DQ3
Sheila came to your office about eight months ago, seeking counseling and stating that she “hoped to save her marriage.” After a few sessions with Sheila, you
suggested that couples counseling might be helpful, but her husband, Roy, refused to participate. Three months ago, Sheila and Roy went through a very nasty
breakup of their marriage, and now you have been subpoenaed to produce all of your records pertaining to Sheila’s treatment. Sheila has told you not to comply
with the subpoena.
What should you do? Why?
Describe the specific steps you would take in responding to the subpoena.