As a MFT licensed by the state of California, and as a member of two professional organizations, American Association for Marriage and Family Therapists (AAMFT) and the United States Association for Body Psychotherapy (USABP), Beverly is bound by professional ethical standards. These standards provide guidelines for therapist conduct. To learn more about these ethical standards, please visit the following links:
AAMFT Ethical Standards: http://www.aamft.org/iMIS15/AAMFT/Content/Legal_Ethics/Code_of_Ethics.aspx
USABP Ethical Guidelines: http://www.usabp.org/associations/1808/files/USABPethics.pdf
Therapists in the State of California are governed by the Board of Behavioral Sciences (BBS). When a therapist commits an illegal or unethical act, there is a complaint process for consumers. Please visit the following link for more information: http://www.bbs.ca.gov/consumer/index.shtml.