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    Confidentiality in therapeutic relationships

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    What is confidentiality? Why is confidentiality such an important aspect of the therapeutic relationship? Are there instances in which confidentiality cannot be maintained? What are they? Do you agree with these "exceptions" to confidentiality? Why or why not?

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    Confidential information is information that only certain people have access to. In psychology and therapy, confidentiality is an assurance to the individual that they can share information with the psychologist without fearing that this information will be revealed to others. The relationship with a psychologist is unique in that the psychologist is legally bound ...

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    Discusses the basis of confidentiality and the situations in which it cannot or should not be maintained.