Guarantee of Privacy
The Talking Compassplaces utmost importance on each of its client's information and guarantees complete and persistent confidentiality in accordance with the highest ethical standards followed in psychotherapeutic and counselling practice. You are safe and secure with us. We vouch to preserving the sanctity of your personal information as a priority.
Terms and Conditions
We provide counselling, coaching, therapeutic and skill building services for individuals, communities and organizations in physical and digital space. We do not provide medical assistance and regrettably can't help you for acute psychiatric distress or severe suicidal ideation. If you are experiencing intense medical or psychiatric disturbance, please check into your nearest hospital's emergency room and call a family member, colleague or a trusted friend.
Rights & Protocols
Identifying a client: A person and/or an organization and/or a community who approaches us for a therapeutic consultation, counselling and/or coaching services is identified as a client for all purposes. The client is to be in a sound state to provide consent for being a part of the therapeutic, counselling and/or coaching process.
Informed Consent: Clients are actively asked for their consent after being explained the nature and the process of engagement. We will initiate any therapeutic interaction only after a written and explicit form of consent is obtained from the client either via email or physically.
Beneficence and non-maleficence: Psychologists/MHPs working with us are to remain aware of their professional influence and the potential consequences therein on individuals and groups who seek counsel with them, especially with respect to preventing misuse or abuse, while additionally maintaining awareness of how the psychologist's own physical and mental health may influence their work. Among professional interactions and research, psychologists ought to respect and protect the rights and welfare of patients and participants foremost.
Fidelity and responsibility: Clients and MHPs are asked to sign off on a confidentiality clause prior to starting therapy to ensure their integrity, confidentiality and no breach of trust at any instance. All practitioners commit to a scientific temper and use of tested, well-researched methods for counselling, therapy and coaching practices.
Disclosure: Psychologists/Therapists/Consulting MHPs delivering services provide information beforehand to clients and when appropriate those directly affected by the services about -
(1) the nature and objectives of the services,
(2) the intended recipients
(3) which of the individuals are clients
(4) the relationship the psychologist will have with each person and the organization
(5) the probable uses of services provided and information obtained,
(6) who will have access to the information
(7) limits of confidentiality.
As soon as feasible, they provide information about the results and conclusions of such services to appropriate persons.
Withdrawal/Suspension of Services: We reserve the right to withdraw or suspend any/all services if faced with any form of ethical violation/breach and/or any evident risk to a therapist or a consulting partner's wellbeing. Clients who would like to withdraw or suspend services are allowed to do so after informing us about withdrawing from services provided.
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