ETHICAL & LEGAL STANDARDS

Dr. Lucia is credentialed with the National Register of Health Service Psychologists; this is a national distinction that credentials psychologists who meet stringent requirements for education, clinical experience, and who demonstrate a high level of ethical conduct and integrity in the profession.

Treatment interventions are chosen because they are rooted in clinical research and have been shown to result in effective outcomes. As a Licensed Psychologist, Dr. Lucia engages in professional practice per academic research guidelines, and stays involved in education and training opportunities.

Dr. Lucia adheres to HIPAA Privacy Rule and HIPAA Security Rule to ensure your privileged information is protected. In this digital age, patient information is increasingly more vulnerable. Dr. Lucia is also a mandatory reporter when individual and/or community safety is at risk. At your first therapy session you will be provided with a Notice of Privacy Practices and Disclosure Statement in regard to how your private information is protected and specific state laws pertinent to therapy encounters.