In what is apparently the first such trial in Georgia and possibly in the country, a DeKalb County jury has held a psychologist liable for disclosing a patient’s confidences.

When Gwinnett County police officer Gordon Garner III told clinical psychologist Anthony v. Stone during a fitness-for-duty interview that he had had a vision of killing his captain, and thoughts about killing eight to 10 others including the chief and a county commissioner, Stone took it seriously.

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