§ 1010 As used in this article, “psychotherapist” means a person who is, or …
§ 1010.5 A communication between a patient and an educational psychologist, …
§ 1011 As used in this article, “patient” means a person who consults a …
§ 1012 As used in this article, “confidential communication between patient …
§ 1013 As used in this article, “holder of the privilege” means:(a) The …
§ 1014 Subject to Section 912 and except as otherwise provided in this …
§ 1015 The psychotherapist who received or made a communication subject to …
§ 1016 There is no privilege under this article as to a communication …
§ 1017 (a) There is no privilege under this article if the …
§ 1018 There is no privilege under this article if the services of the …
§ 1019 There is no privilege under this article as to a communication …
§ 1020 There is no privilege under this article as to a communication …
§ 1021 There is no privilege under this article as to a communication …
§ 1022 There is no privilege under this article as to a communication …
§ 1023 There is no privilege under this article in a proceeding under …
§ 1024 There is no privilege under this article if the psychotherapist has …
§ 1025 There is no privilege under this article in a proceeding brought by …
§ 1026 There is no privilege under this article as to information that the …
§ 1027 There is no privilege under this article if all of the following …

Terms Used In California Codes > Evidence Code > Division 8 > Chapter 4 > Article 7 - Psychotherapist-Patient Privilege

  • Action: includes a civil action and a criminal action. See California Evidence Code 105
  • County: includes city and county. See California Health and Safety Code 14
  • department: means State Department of Health Services. See California Health and Safety Code 20
  • department: means the State Department of Health Care Services and "director" means the Director of Health Care Services. See California Health and Safety Code 11752
  • Director: means "State Director of Health Services. See California Health and Safety Code 21
  • expert: means a physician and surgeon, including a psychiatrist, or any person described by subdivision (b), (c), or (e) of Section 1010. See California Evidence Code 240
  • holder of the privilege: means :

    California Evidence Code 1013

  • patient: means a person who consults a psychotherapist or submits to an examination by a psychotherapist for the purpose of securing a diagnosis or preventive, palliative, or curative treatment of his mental or emotional condition or who submits to an examination of his mental or emotional condition for the purpose of scientific research on mental or emotional problems. See California Evidence Code 1011
  • Person: includes a natural person, firm, association, organization, partnership, business trust, corporation, limited liability company, or public entity. See California Evidence Code 175
  • Person: means any person, firm, association, organization, partnership, business trust, corporation, limited liability company, or company. See California Health and Safety Code 19
  • Property: includes both real and personal property. See California Evidence Code 185
  • psychotherapist: means a person who is, or is reasonably believed by the patient to be:

    California Evidence Code 1010

  • Public employee: means an officer, agent, or employee of a public entity. See California Evidence Code 195
  • State: means the State of California, unless applied to the different parts of the United States. See California Evidence Code 220
  • State: means the State of California, unless applied to the different parts of the United States. See California Health and Safety Code 23
  • Writing: means handwriting, typewriting, printing, photostating, photographing, photocopying, transmitting by electronic mail or facsimile, and every other means of recording upon any tangible thing, any form of communication or representation, including letters, words, pictures, sounds, or symbols, or combinations thereof, and any record thereby created, regardless of the manner in which the record has been stored. See California Evidence Code 250