Client Confidentiality

 

Confidentiality is an important part of the therapeutic relationship between a client and a therapist.  Whilst carrying out a consultation it is important for you to stress that all personal information relating to the client will remain completely confidential, and that information will not be disclosed to a third party without the client’s written consent.

 

You can help maintain client confidentiality by:

 

  • Carrying out the consultation in private, or as privately as possible

 

  • Ensuring that all consultation and treatment records are stored in a secure place and never left lying around

 

Never discussing a client’s personal details or their treatment with another person.

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