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Confidentiality & Record Keeping in Counselling & Psychotherapy, Paperback / softback Book

Confidentiality & Record Keeping in Counselling & Psychotherapy Paperback / softback

Part of the Legal Resources Counsellors & Psychotherapists series

Paperback / softback


Confidentiality and record keeping are essential aspects of everyday counselling practice.

This book introduces you to the law, ethics, guidance and policy relevant to counselling records and confidentiality, using examples from practice to apply this to a wide range of counselling situations and dilemmas. This edition is fully updated to cover recent developments in guidance, professional ethics, policy and law, including new chapters on GDPR and data protection law and online and telephone counselling practice.

With an extensive glossary, checklists and useful legal and other resources, this is an essential resource for trainees and practitioners in the helping professions. Barbara Mitchels runs Therapy Law, an online consultancy service, and is Director of the Watershed Counselling Service in Devon. Tim Bond is Emeritus Professor at the University of Bristol and Visiting Professor to the University of Malta.


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