Adel Ras Clinical Psychology

How confidential is my information and what I share with the therapist?

Psychologists that are registered under the HPCSA adhere to a strict ethical code of conduct. Confidentiality means the personal information of the client and what is shared with the psychologist verbally or in writing, shall be strictly kept confidential.

Confidentiality will only be broken in the case where the client has given written consent to do so, the client is under the age of 14 and the parents/ legal guardians have given written consent to disclose information, disclosing of information is by court order or the therapist discloses confidential information as this disclosure is in the client’s or public’s best interest.

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