The Clinical Psychology Centre adheres to the National
Privacy Principles for Health Providers.
We collect information in order to provide an effective
treatment. For instance: contact details, psychological
symptoms, history, contributing factors and results
of psychological tests. As part of our code of ethics,
we are required to keep adequate records for at least
7 years past the age of 18. In the year following
this, destory, delete or de-identify all records.
Personal information is only used for the provision of psychological services to you or your family members. We also from time to time use de-identified data on treatments that includes general demographic information such as age and gender alongside results from psychological measures to inform effectiveness evaluation and continual improvement. We also use a Feedback Informed Therapy program to track session by session effectiveness and requires us to keep your 6 letter client code and ID, first name and year of birth on severs in Ireland which is bound by European GDPR privacy regulations.
Any personal information gathered during the course
of your treatment will remain strictly confidential
Requests for access to client information
At any stage clients may request to see the information
about them kept on file. The psychologist may discuss
the contents with them and/ or give them a copy. All
requests by clients for access to information held
about them should be requested by contacting
us. These requests will be responded to within
7 days and an appointment will be made if necessary
for clarification purposes.
If you have a concern about the management of your
personal information, please inform the director,
Natasha Davis. Upon request you can obtain a copy
of the National Privacy Principles, which describe
your rights and how your information should be handled.
Ultimately, if you wish to lodge a formal complaint
about the use of, or access to, your personal information,
you may do so with the Office of the Federal Privacy
Commissioner on 1300 363 992, or GPO Box 5218, Sydney,
If you require further information, please contact