The relationship between a client and a psychologist or psychotherapist is confidential, and information cannot be disclosed without written permission.
- Suspected child abuse or dependant adult or elder abuse, for which it is required to report this to the appropriate authorities immediately.
- If a client is threatening serious bodily harm to another person/s, An Garda Siochana must be notified.
- If a client intends to harm himself or herself, every effort will be made to enlist their cooperation in ensuring their safety. If they do not cooperate, further measures may need to be taken without their permission to ensure their safety.