TERMS AND CONDITIONS

Appointments

Sessions last for approximately 50 minutes from the scheduled appointment time and are by prior arrangement.

Fees

Unless otherwise arranged, the agreed fee is payable by cash or cheque at the end of each session.  BACS payment is available by arrangement in advance. Fees are subject to annual review and non-payment of fees may result in legal action.

Therapy Sessions

Following an initial assessment, we will arrange to meet for sessions as appropriate.  You are free to terminate the sessions when you wish.

Confidentiality

All information is treated as confidential and client details are not disclosed to a third party without the client’s explicit permission.  However, if it is thought that the client is a risk to themselves or to others the right is reserved to inform the appropriate agencies. Practitioner Psychologists are bound by the confines of UK law with regards to disclosure issues.  Wherever possible, the client will be informed first.  

Cancellations

If you are unable to keep your appointment please give at least 48 hours notice.  Appointments missed or cancelled with less than 24 hours notice will be charged in full. 

Supervision

The British Psychological Society and the Health and Care Professions Council believe that clinical supervision is deemed essential for all Practitioner Psychologists.  This ensures that good therapeutic standards are maintained. All information is treated as confidential and client details are not disclosed without the client’s explicit permission.

Insurance

Professional Liability Insurance is held.

Complaints

In the event of any doubts about the service you are receiving please feel free to discuss them with me.  If you are still uncertain, you should seek advice from The British Psychological Society (BPS) Tel: 0116 254 9568 or the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) www.hcpc-uk.org

Code of Ethics 

The Health and Care Professions Council www.hcpc-uk.org regulates Counselling Psychologists working to a strict code of Ethics and Practice.

Information Protection: Consent to Store Personal Data

I understand that Dr. Annie Hinchliff will store limited amounts of personal data about me.  I understand that this will concern brief notes of factual matters and will not include diagnostic comments or labels unless we have discussed them.  The data will be kept secure in a locked cabinet and strictly confidential. It will not be shared with third parties without my permission or unless required to do so by law.

 

Name…………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………...........

 

Date of birth………………………………………………………………………………………………………………...............

 

Signed………………………………………………………………………………   Date……………………………….............

Contact Me 

Dr. Annie Hinchliff 

DCPsych CPsychol AFBPsS

Chartered Psychologist

HCPC Registered

       Tel: 07903 586941

       Email: dr.annie@btinternet.com

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