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Online & In Person CBT Therapist In Edinburgh & Glasgow
BSc Psych, GMBPsS
Therapy often involves the disclosure of sensitive and personal information, so confidentiality is paramount. In order to protect your right to privacy, the things you disclose to me will remain confidential between you and me.
Confidentiality is a very important aspect of the therapeutic relationship. I am bound by the Codes of Ethics and Practice of COSCA (Counselling and Psychotherapy in Scotland). A copy of the code of practice and ethics are available on request, or may be viewed on COSCA’s web site: https://www.cosca.org.uk/guidance-policies/ethics.
There are situations in which I can break confidentiality without your consent:
Where you give consent for confidentiality to be broken and information to be shared.
Where I am compelled by a court of law.
Where the information is of such gravity that confidentiality cannot be maintained. This includes instances in which I consider that you or others to be in imminent danger.
In the case of a disclosure concerning acts of terrorism, or vulnerable adult or child protection issues, confidentiality will be breached, and such disclosures will be passed onto the relevant authority without delay.
I will always attempt to speak to you before breaking confidentiality.
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