About Angela Cupido Counselling

Offering professional counselling, therapy, psychotherapy for individuals, couples, and families in Sault Ste. Marie. Counselling is offered face to face or via telephone.

Confidentiality & Privacy

Angela Cupido Counselling
respects & adheres to all applicable Professional regulations, standards, guidelines & laws in relation to Practice, and as required accesses confidential and anonymous Supervision and other Professional Development activities

Confidentiality & Protection of Privacy practices are explained & discussed during the first meeting

Confidentiality: All requests for Angela Cupido Counselling are confidential in that
no identifying information in regard to you will ever be shared without your expressed & informed permission. Giving expressed & informed permission  occurs at times in counselling when individual(s) seeking services & counsellor's recognize that sharing, or releasing identifying counselling information may be to your overall benefit or need. 
In these circumstances, a discussion between you & Angela Cupido Counselling will take place & you will fully understand what it is you are consenting to & why.
This process is providing Informed Consent to Release Information. 

Rare or exceptional circumstances: In what are usually very  rare  circumstances, Angela Cupido Counselling is professionally required to disclose identifying information about you to respective third parties without your expressed permission.

These limited circumstances are:
  •   assessment that there is risk of physical / serious harm to self or other(s)
  •   identified risk of child abuse or neglect in relation to any identifiable child
  •  court/legal/police orders requested of Angela Cupido Counselling to release information

Protection of Privacy: As part of their duties, Counsellor’s are professionally required to maintain records. Part of counselling requires that a Counsellor listen & gather information about concerns & needs.
 All Counselling Records are securely stored & kept by Angela Cupido Counselling from the point of agreement for services to the year required by law. Angela Cupido Counselling strictly adheres to all personal privacy rights, only seeks anonymous Supervision for professional development & ensures all available security measures are conscientiously & consistently applied.

Angela Cupido Counselling will ensure that any concerns or questions you may have about services, confidentiality, privacy, supervision, or any other issue, are responded to during our first interaction, as well as in any future  communication(s) or meeting(s), upon your request