The End of Life Option Act – Ethical and Therapeutic Issues for Psychotherapists

California’s End of Life Option Act was passed on October 5, 2015 and entered into effect June 9, 2016. The law allows mentally capable, terminally ill patients to request “Aid-in-Dying” — a prescription for a medication that will end their life at their own chosen time. As therapists, it is essential that we be prepared to work with clients who consider accessing aid in dying. But are we prepared?

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