The Counselling team offers a confidential service within Midlothian Surestart. This
means that we do not pass on any personal information that would lead to other people
knowing that you access the service and what you talk about.
In exceptional circumstances such as where you may harm yourself or others, counsellors
may be legally and/or ethically required to take action. Should these circumstances
arise then the counsellor will share the concern with you. This may also lead to
information being shared with appropriate professionals in an order to protect the
safety and confidentiality of those involved. The appropriate and minimum amount
of information would be passed on.
All counsellors receive external clinical supervision and are supported by the Counselling