Guidelines

Charter for clients of psychologists

I am a registered psychologist with the Psychology Board of Australia (PBA) and am a member of the Australian Psychological Society (APS), which is the largest professional association of psychologists in Australia, with a comprehensive Code of Ethics and complementary series of Ethical Guidelines.

  • You will be treated with respect
  • You will receive a clear explanation of the service you will receive
  • Your consent for any service will be sought by the psychologist prior to the service commencing and as it progresses
  • You will receive an explanation about the nature and limits of confidentiality surrounding the service
  • You will be clear about the goals that you and the psychologist are working toward
  • You will receive competent and professional service
  • You will receive a clear statement about fees
  • An estimate of the number of sessions required to achieve your goalsĀ  will be discussed
  • You will receive a service free from sexual harassment
  • You will be shown respect for your cultural background and language tradition