By using Dr Jane Halsall, counselling psychotherapy services, you confirm that you accept these terms and conditions outlined below and that you agree to comply with them.
We therefore, kindly ask that you carefully read and understand the terms below before proceeding with use of the website and use of the service.
If you disagree with or with any part of these terms and conditions, we ask you to not use this website. For further clarification or if you require further information on any aspect of the terms, please contact the director, Dr Jane Halsall by email, telephone or in writing outlined in the contact details below.
Dr Jane Halsall
1st Floor Millbank Tower
0207 205 2868
1. License of use
Dr Jane Halsall, Counselling Psychologist owns the intellectual property rights and material within the website. As a viewer of the website, you may view, download or print contents of the site, but must not use the website in anyway that would cause damage or impairment of the availability or accessibility of the site. It is prohibited to use this website to copy its contents or distribute any material consisting of a harmful, computer virus that may cause damage to the running of the site and to others viewing it.
2. Access & changes to the website
Dr Jane Halsall cannot guarantee that this website will continue to be secure and free of harmful viruses or bugs. We therefore, encourage you to have your own virus protection software in operation before entering the website.
4. Third Party Links
Where this site contains links to other sites and resources provided by third parties, these links are provided for your information only. Dr Jane Halsall has no control over the contents of those sites or resources.
TERMS & CONDITIONS OF SERVICE
All sessions with Dr Jane Halsall are strictly private and confidential.
With Dr Jane Halsall, you can feel reassured that all one to ones and any communication between yourself and Jane are safe and secure. It is paramount to us that all aspects of counselling and psychotherapy are built on trust and a therapeutic rapport is built to make the most of your sessions.
All information shared with Jane will remain confidential unless something shall be discussed to a third party:
- Dr Halsall may be required to contact the clients medical general practitioner or other professional parties for example, insurance providers. This will be discussed with the client to obtain informed consent prior to any contact.
- Where there is a concern for an individuals safety, be to the client or another person, the therapist has the right to contact external providers without prior consent.
- There are legal limits to confidentiality where a criminal offence may be of concern. In this circumstance, Dr Halsall has a duty of care and the right to break confidentiality and seek outside assistance, for instance in relation to prevention of terrorism, drug trafficking acts and child protection acts. A therapist may be required to answer questions about a client concerning a criminal offence in a court of law.
6. Initial session
The first session with Dr Jane Halsall is an integral part to a clients journey. During this session, Dr Halsall aims to establish a therapeutic, ethical and strong relationship with the client so that they feel relaxed and open.
Jane will identify the best way forward including the length, frequency and type of therapy the client may need.
All sessions with Dr Jane Halsall are 50 minutes in duration, for both individual and couple therapy.
Upon arrangement of the initial session, clients are asked to settle their upcoming therapy session by cash, cheque or bank transfer in advance of the appointment date to secure the booking.
8. Cancellation policy & re-scheduling
If for any unforeseen circumstance where you cannot attend a confirmed therapy session, we kindly ask that 2 days notice is provided. Should you be unable to provide sufficient notice within this timeframe, the fee for the session will be non-refundable.
9. Personal records & data protection
Before the start of any therapy session begins, Dr Jane Halsall will request for a client to complete a psychotherapy interactive form which forms the legal basis for any stored data.
Whilst personal data will be stored to identify a client including contact information, relevant medical or psychiatric notes, no therapeutic notes from therapy sessions will ever be recorded.
10. Ethics and professional practice
Dr Jane Halsall, Counselling Psychologist is fully insured for professional liability and maintains third party accident cover should an accident occur affecting a client on the organisations premises.
Dr Jane Halsall is an accredited member of the following professional bodies and abides by
their code of ethics and professional practice:
- The British Psychological Society
- The Health and Care Professionals Council (HCPC)
- British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy