Client confidentiality is an important element of ethical therapy and counseling client confidentiality is an important element of ethical therapy and counseling ethics in therapy group. Confidentiality, a trust of privacy or secrecy of communication and information, is special in a group therapy-training setting, and is the shared responsibility of all group members and their facilitator(s.
The following report explores the ethical and legal issues of confidentiality in group therapy through the application of relevant literature first and foremost, the ethical and legal implications of confidentiality and informed consent will be explored through the analysis of ‘case 12’ of the board (2008.
Group counseling confidentiality as with all ucc services, group counseling sessions are confidential every member of a therapy group will sign an agreement, pledging to adhere to the rules of confidentiality. Psychotherapy groups have to make special arrangements in regard to confidentiality although group members can talk outside the group about anything that happens to them personally in the group, they still have to be careful not to say anything which might betray the confidentiality of other group members.