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‘This is an excellent book. It builds well on Peter Jenkins' admirable earlier contribution to our knowledge of the many legal matters that are of vital concern to counsellors (Counselling, Psychotherapy and the Law, SAGE 1997) It is my intention, as a counsellor and lecturer to make Peter Jenkins' new book required reading for all our students. Indeed I would go as far to say that all counsellors, not matter how experienced they consider themselves, should consider this book as essential reading. As the advert says, “don't leave home without one!” — Norman Claringbull, Counselling at Work. ‘This is good value for trainees and experienced practitioners alike, provoking reflection and providing a useful reference source‘ — Sally Scott, Healthcare Counselling and Psychotherapy Journal. Counsellors and ...

Confidentiality: A Case Study
Confidentiality: A case study

I'll start by setting the scene. I'm an experienced counsellor, counselling psychologist and psychotherapist. At the time of the case study, I was active in the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy and aware of all the codes of ethics. As I had previously edited the BACP journal, Counselling, and sat on the publications committee, I was up-to-date with current thinking regarding most aspects of counselling.

I practise cognitive, rational emotive behaviour, and multimodal therapy. In these forms of therapy, we usually encourage the therapist to record sessions to aid supervision. In addition, to enhance the psycho-educational nature of therapy, we would normally suggest that the clients record the sessions for their own benefit. In the comfort of their ...

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