Counselling is confidential and provides a safe space for you to explore your needs. There are however some legal and ethical limits to confidentiality which are stated in the counselling agreement sent to you once an initial session has been arranged. We can discuss any queries about this when we meet.
Any contact information you provide when reaching out regarding therapy (including the contact form on this site) is not used for any marketing purposes nor provided to any third party for use for marketing purposes. It is used exclusively to make appointments, arrange payment, client registration and/or follow up information.
Please feel free to discuss any concerns you may have with regard to the privacy of your information.
Confidentiality and your personal details
By supplying your contact details on enquiry regarding my services you are agreeing to JGS Counselling holding confidential data about you. Client contact data is never used for any marketing purposes and only for the purposes of our therapeutic work together. Under the Data Protection Act 1998, GDPR 2018, you may request sight or removal of your details. Any email, mobile, phone or online app (e.g. Skype, WhatsApp etc.) that you may choose to use to communicate with me is subject to the limits of confidentiality from providers.
What is collected?
I may collect the following information:
Contact information including email address
What I Do With The Information
I require this information to understand your needs and to provide you with the best possible service. In particular for internal record keeping. I will never use your contact details for the purposes of marketing products or services.
I am committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure I have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure information collected online.