Minnesota Client Bill of Rights

Consumers of marriage and family therapy services offered by marriage and family therapists licensed by the State of Minnesota have the right:

  1. to expect that a therapist has met the minimal qualifications of training and experience required by state law;
  2. to examine public records maintained by the Board of Marriage and Family Therapy which contain the credentials of a therapist;
  3. to obtain a copy of the code of ethics from the Board of Marriage and Family Therapy, 2829 University Avenue SE, Suite 400, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55414-3222;
  4. to report complaints to the Board of Marriage and Family Therapy by calling 612-617-2220;
  5. to be informed of the cost of professional service before receiving services;
  6. to privacy as defined by rule and law;
  7. to be free from being the subject of discrimination on the basis of race, religion, gender, or other unlawful category while receiving services;
  8. to have access to their records as provided in Minnesota Statutes, section 144.335, subdivision 2;
  9. to be free from exploitation for the benefit or advantage of a therapist.

You may request a separate copy of the MN Bill of Rights for your own records.  A copy is posted in my office and is available on the Hope in Healing Counseling and Wellness, LLC’s website.

MN Client Bill of Rights (printable form)