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.
Use and disclosure
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