Respecting your privacy is a key aspect of therapy. All services are strictly private and confidential.
I am dedicated to safeguarding the personal information under my care and in developing a data protection regime that is effective, fit for purpose and demonstrates an understanding of, and appreciation for the GDPR Regulation and good practitioner ethics.
Your clinical notes are held safely within files, limited to access by me only. Any specific files containing your personal details are password and finger-print protected with a multi-level authentication process.
I undergo clinical supervision for all my work and your identity will remain anonymous and protected and the details of our work held in a professionally standard confidentiality agreement between my supervisor and me.
I will always protect your confidentiality and would only break confidentiality with your full knowledge, only in the case that there was a risk of harm to you or another.
I use Google Workspace for administrative purposes and have disabled information trawling from default settings and enhanced security to the maximum in order to protect data. Google Workspace privacy settings are detailed here: https://policies.google.com/privacy
Emails remain private and confidential. I use Proton which is secure and encrypted. More details about Proton are available at: https://proton.me/legal/privacy
Marketing: Your details will not be sold to any external companies. Any email subscriptions and analytics data I collect will be used sensitively to ensure that you are up-to-date with my services, and you can opt-in or opt-out at any time.
If you would like to request deletion or the removal of any of your data from my control, partially or entirely, I will be eager to comply, providing that there is no adverse reason (such as a legal reason) preventing me from doing so.