In both Louisiana and Arkansas, State law protects the relationship between a client and therapist (counselor, psychologist, marriage and family therapist) on the same basis as exists between an "attorney and client". No information, including participation in therapy, will be disclosed to any third party without the written permission of all adults participating in therapy.
Suspected child abuse or dependant adult or elder abuse - as mandated by State law.
To protect human life - such as if a client is presenting a clear, immediate and believeable threat of bodily harm to specific person or persons.
To protect a client from a "clear and immediate" life-threatening situation - such as suicidal ideation, or seriously diminished capacity to function.