What is confidentiality? | Get ready for your online counselling or therapy session

So, you have your first online session coming up. Your session is a safe space – what you share in your sessions is confidential. You may have some questions about what that really means. We asked young people if they had any concerns about privacy and confidentiality…

I’m worried about how much of what I shared in my session will be shared with other people

I’m worried about how my data will be stored, will it be stored in a safe way?

I’m worried that people in my house might overhear me talking

This video was co-produced with young people and therapists. It explains confidentiality and shares a few tips for feeling safe during your session.

Remember, you can always come back to this story to watch the video again! 

Good luck!


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