4.2.d Significant issues
related to being a survivor of emotional/physical/sexual abuse. Often, the
individual will already be participating in psychotherapy for these issues. It
may be helpful for the pastoral representative to secure consent for release of
information from the individual for the purpose of professional consultation
between the individual's psychotherapist and pastoral counselor. This is most
useful if pastoral visits extend beyond one session and if there are specific
safety concerns for the individual, including suicidal ideation.