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03 Sept, 2018
The Psychotherapy and Counselling Federation of Australia has published a report titled “Confidentiality and informed consent in counselling and psychotherapy: A systematic review”. The report looks at empirical evidence about client understandings of informed consent and confidentiality, and the ways that therapists obtain informed consent and understandings about confidentiality. The authors identified a lack of Australian research in this area, which is of concern, given that client and therapist understandings of confidentiality seem to be context and culture specific.
We acknowledge the Traditional Owners of country throughout Australia, their diversity, histories and knowledge and their continuing connections to land, waterways and culture. We pay our respect to all Australian Indigenous Peoples and their cultures, and to Elders of past, present and future generations.
Brisbane North PHN wishes to acknowledge the experience and expertise of the My Mental Health Steering Committee, delegates of the Peer Participation in Mental Health Services (PPIMS) network and health professionals in developing the My Mental Health Website.