You will be asked to provide VERBAL INFORMED CONSENT for any information provided by you to be collected for the purposes of assessment and counselling by Lisa Menzel of Well Within Counselling.
Your information and details will be kept confidential unless you disclose harm to yourself or others. This includes physical or sexual abuse, violence and/or neglect.
Lisa Menzel of Well Within Counselling has a duty of care to protect you and will use professional discretion in relation to breaking confidentiality.
If confidentiality is appropriately interrupted, the services that might be informed are: Department of Human Services Child Protection Unit, the appropriate mental health and/or emergency services and parents.
You do not have to provide information that is not relevant to this assessment or support (although this may have implications for the level of service that can be provided).