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Legal Issues in Counselling and Psychotherapy

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ISBN13: 9780761954804
ISBN: 0761954805
Published: July 2002
Publisher: Sage Publications
Format: Hardback
Price: £84.00



Legal Issues in Counselling and Psychotherapy is a much needed source of advice and reference, which examines the rapidly growing range of situations in which therapists find themselves in contact with the law - in their everyday practice, in specialist work or when facing a legal case against them. The first part covers the current legal context of therapeutic work including confidentiality, contracts, data protection and court reports. Chapters include defining work by leading writers from the therapeutic and legal worlds, as well as an illuminating account by a client who brought a successful case against her therapist.

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Contents:
Peter Jenkins Introduction; Kenneth Cohen Some Legal Issues in Counselling and Psychotherapy; Stephen Palmer Confidentiality: A Case Study; Anne Hayman Psychoanalyst Subpoenaed; Stephen Jakobi and Duncan Pratt Therapy Notes and the Law; Gideon Cristofoli Legal Pitfalls in Counselling and Psychotherapy Practice and How to Avoid Them; Inge Power Taking Legal Action against a Therapist for Professional Negligence; Peter Jenkins Transparent Recording: Therapists and the Data Protection Act 1998; Philip Pollecoff Preparing Reports and Presenting Evidence in Court: A Guide for Counsellors and Psychotherapists; Julie Stone Regulating Counselling and Psychotherapy; Annabell Bell-Boule and Tres Roche Legal Issues in Therapeutic Work with Adult Survivors of Sexual Abuse; Brian Williams Counselling in Legal Settings: Provision for Jury Members, Vulnerable Witnesses and Victims of Crime; Tim Bond The Law of Confidentiality: A Solution or Part of the Problem? Peter Jenkins False Memories or Recovered Memories? Legal and Ethical Implications for Therapists; Vincent Keter The Implications of the Human Rights Act 1998 for Counsellors and Psychotherapists