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All personal information gathered by Paula during the provision of the counselling service will remain confidential and secure except when:

  • It is subpoenaed by a court;
  • Failure to disclose certain information would place the client or another person’s life in imminent danger; Your prior approval has been obtained to provide reports for a third party;
  • Confidentiality is controlled according to strict guidelines set down by the Australian Association of Social Workers (AASW). This is also provided in accordance with State Legislation.
For further information regarding confidentiality, ethical guidelines for Accredited Mental Health Social Workers and the procedures for making a complaint, please contact Paula at Bayside Counselling & Family Therapy on:

Mobile: 0401 300 266 or