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I feel relief and safety in your handling this inquiry for us. It is beyond comforting to know you care and are willing to speak on our behalf. I thank you also on [the client]'s behalf. She will turn this heartache into a new direction and live long and happily. " — Client's therapist

COVID Waiver

Professional Will

Family Violence Petition

Medical Records Retrieval Rates

HIPAA Release

Privilege Statute

Expert Witness Fees

Informed Consent Working with Legal System

Informed Consent Working with Minors

Collateral Session

Non-Recording Agreement

Consultation With Therapist And Social Workers With Legal Concerns

Howard A. Gold is pleased to offer complimentary telephone consultations to therapists and social workers throughout Georgia. He frequently provides legal advice regarding subpoenas, confidentiality matters, privilege, duty to warn, expert witness fees, forensic testimony and trial preparation, motions for protective orders and other critical issues. In addition, Mr. Gold maintains an e-blast listserv of over 6,000 psychotherapists state-wide who receive occasional e-blasts regarding legal issues in therapy practice. If you have not already signed up to receive these e-blasts, contact Matt at Mr. Gold’s office ([email protected]) and he will add you to the list.

Speak Directly To A Proven Lawyer And Former Practicing Psychotherapist

Mr. Gold is an invaluable legal resource for mental health professionals as well as for men and women coping with divorce and other traumatic family conflicts. He is a caring and insightful counselor, dynamic negotiator and aggressive litigator with more than 35 years of experience in a thriving family law practice. We encourage you to contact this firm today for more information on the range of legal services available.

A Skilled Atlanta Family Law Attorney, Sought-After Speaker And Educator

In addition to offering legal counsel for Georgia therapists, Atlanta-based family lawyer Howard A. Gold is a highly regarded public speaker on topics involving the intersection of therapy, social work and the law. He has delivered addresses to many professional groups, including audiences at Ridgeview Institute, Bradley Center in Columbus, Georgia State University and Peachford Hospital.

His speaking topics include:

  • Ethical Issues for Managing Professional Risk in Mental Health Practice
  • Legal and Ethical Divorce and Custody Issues Impacting Human Service Professionals
  • Psychotherapy and the Law: A Guide Through the Maze of Complex Legal Dilemmas

Call Today For Professional Counsel Or Difference-Making Legal Representation

You can count on respectful treatment and thoughtful insight when you turn to Mr. Gold for guidance on any issue. If you are a therapist or other professional facing a legal quandary, or an event organizer, potential client or fellow attorney, call 404-692-6470 to obtain the help you need.

I feel relief and safety in your handling this inquiry for us. It is beyond comforting to know you care and are willing to speak on our behalf. I thank you also on [the client]'s behalf. She will turn this heartache into a new direction and live long and happily. " — Client's therapist