Therapist and client videoconferencing

Online Psychotherapy – Safeguarding During The Covid-19 Pandemic – Declan Peelo

Confidentiality, an ethical imperative in psychotherapy, could be compromised in online working, in ways not normally associated with face to face therapy, i.e., potential risks from the client’s own remote environment; unauthorised access by third parties to the digital platform, deliberate or accidental, during an online session (DPC, 2020; IACP, 2019b; APA, 2013; Rousmaniere, Abbass, & Frederickson, 2014).

Therapist with questions

Thinking about leaving the profession? – Sally Despenser

Ten years ago, I was preparing to close my practice as counsellor, supervisor and trainer, relocate to another part of the country and start up again in a place where I knew no-one. By far the hardest part of the 2 year wind-down was deciding how to bring different things to a close[i], and then working out how and when to give notice