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confidentiality between therapist and client

Why is confidentiality between therapist and client such an important concept in psychology? What would be the therapeutic results of a breach of confidentiality?

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The reason why confidentiality between therapist and client is such an important concept in psychology is because therapy guidelines and confidentiality must be established, understood and adhered to between therapist and client in the first meeting. Patients have a bill of rights between therapist and client. The therapist has a professional duty to establish trust and instill confidence between clients and therapists. Patients have the legal right to consideration of privacy in their medical care. Any case, discussion, consultation, examination and treatment must remain confidential and should ...

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This solution exemplifies confidentiality between therapist and client. References are also provided to further validate the findings.

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