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Confidential communications between patient and psychologist shall be privileged, as provided in Evidence Code 1010 et seq.

Summary:

The provision defines the "patient" in the psychotherapist-patient privilege as not only a person seeking treatment, but also as someone permitting examination of his mental or emotional condition for the purpose of scientific research on mental or emotional problems, thereby potentially invoking the privilege to protect research communications. Evidence Code 1012, defining "confidential communications" partly undercuts this, however, as patient must consider, subjectively, that no one else will be apprised of the psychotherapist-patient communication. It will likely be understood that a research project will be discussed outside of the therapeutic chamber.

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The section defines "confidential communications between patient and psychotherapist."

Summary:

Patient, whether or not a party, has a privilege to refuse to disclose, and to prevent another from disclosing, a confidential communications between patient and psychotherapist if the privilege is claimed by holder of privilege, person authorized by holder, psychotherapist.

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A psychotherapist who received or made a confidential communications that is subject to privilege, must claim the privilege if she is present when the communication is sought to be disclosed.

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The court may compel the disclosure of a confidential communications between the sexual assault counselor and the victim if it is relevant evidence in a criminal proceeding regarding an alleged sexual assault about which the victim is complaining, if its probative value outweighs any potential prejudice to the victim. In making a decision, the court may require the person from whom disclosure is sought to disclose the privileged information in chambers. If the court decides the information must not be disclosed, then no person present in the judge's chambers may disclose the privileged information without consent. If the court determines information must be disclosed, it shall do so in accordance with the listed procedure.

Summary:

The section defines "confidential communications between the sexual assault counselor and the victim". Court may compel disclosure if the court determines that the probative value outweighs the effect on the victim, the treatment relationship, and the treatment services

Summary:

A victim of sexual assault has the privilege to refuse to disclose and prevent another person from disclosing a confidential communications between the victim and a sexual assault counselor if privilege is claimed by the holder of the privilege, a person who is authorized to claim the privilege, or the person who was the sexual assault counselor at the time of the confidential communications.

Summary:

A victim of a sexual assault, whether or not a party, has a privilege to refuse to disclose, and to prevent another from disclosing, a confidential communications between the victim and a sexual assault counselor if the privilege is claimed by holder of privilege, person authorized by holder, or sexual assault counselor.

Summary:

A sexual assault counselor who received or made a confidential communications that is subject to privilege, must claim the privilege if she is present when the communication is sought to be disclosed.

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