Confidentiality is an important aspect of the therapy relationship which creates an environment of safety and trust between client and therapist. In line with therapists’ legal and ethical obligations there are a few instances in which I would be required to breach confidentiality, as follows:
1. If you are at risk of harming yourself or somebody else.
2. If I have concerns or grounds to believe that a child is currently at risk of emotional, physical or sexual abuse and/or neglect, in line with the Children’s First Act 2015.
The limits of confidentiality will be discussed at the first session where any concerns the client has can be addressed.