As a client, all information you share about yourself will be kept confidential. Only with your written permission will information be released to anyone except as required by law.
Legal exceptions include the following:
- clear and imminent danger to you or someone else
- Should a judge subpoena notes
As part of good professional practice, therapists routinely discuss aspects of their work with their supervisors (who are also bound by the code of ethics), you can view these on New Zealand Association of Counsellors website www.nzac.org.nz