To request copies of your records, such as for a new therapist or another professional, please call Dr. Sethre to arrange secure, HIPPA-compliant transfer of copies. Or, if you are comfortable with notifying him by email, you are welcome to do this with the understanding that by sending this message you understand that email is not guaranteed to be secure. Dr. Sethre will respond as soon as possible and will work with you to get an authorization form completed and get the records to the recipient via a secure method such as encrypted email, fax, or regular mail.
The Minnesota Board of Psychology requires psychologists to retain treatment records for 8 years after the last contact with the patient, unless the patient was a minor. For minors, the psychologist must retain records until the 8th year after the patient turns 18 years of age.