Review the professional disclosure statement on pages 70–73 of your text, Orientation to the
Counseling Profession, and complete the Internet search for other professional disclosure
statements described in this unit’s studies if you have not already done so.
Imagine that you are a fully licensed independent counselor working in the specialization you
aspire to, and create a professional disclosure statement of your own. Include general headings
• Nature of Counseling.
• Cost and Fees.
• Treatment Modality.
• Records and Limits to Confidentiality.
• Emergency Protocols.
Erford, B. T. (2014). Orientation to the counseling profession: Advocacy, ethics, and essential
professional foundations (2nd ed.). Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson Inc. ISBN: 9780132850858.
National Board of Certified Counselors https://www.nbcc.org/
American Counseling Association https://www.counseling.org/