Your counsellor is a registered member of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) and is bound by their Ethical Framework for the Counselling Professions
All information disclosed within sessions and the written records pertaining to those sessions are confidential and may not be revealed to anyone without your permission, except where disclosure is required by law, e.g. the Serious Crime Act 2007. In such instances, the counsellor concerned has a legal obligation to disclose information to a third party where there are reasonable grounds to suspect the abuse or neglect of a child, elder or dependant, or where a client presents danger to self, others or property.
As part of best practice, aspects of therapy may be discussed by your counsellor in professional consultation with her Supervisor. Where this is done, your identity is not revealed and confidentiality is fully maintained. This complies with the BACP’s Ethical Framework for the Counselling Professions and provides an opportunity for your counsellor to reflect on her understanding of the work being done in the sessions with you, their client.