By accessing this website you agree to the following terms and conditions as per the GDPR. You are advised that the acts of sending email to, receiving an email from, or viewing or downloading information from this website does not create a therapist-client relationship. A therapist-client relationship is not, and will not be, created until both the client and the therapist sign an agreement on which the client has given explicit consent. Personal and sensitive data is kept on securely password protected internal records for up to 6 years. The data is then deleted from record.
Data such as name, email address, and mobile phone numbers are recorded so that sessions can be booked, altered or cancelled and information of interest can be shared.
Data such as medical details are recorded so that in any emergency a detailed medical history will help first aiders and paramedics to care for the client efficiently.
Special category data from sessions is recorded to aid the counsellor build a clear picture of client issues and for a historical review of positive progress.
Data is checked and updated during treatment.
When entering our premises, there are CCTV cameras for client and counsellor safety. By agreeing to meet your counsellor you are consenting to be recorded. This data is kept on a secure server and deleted after 6 months.
Clients have a right of access to their information. If you require information or a transfer of data, you should write to Samantha Ashdown, Weston Chambers, Suite 15, Weston Road, Southend-on-Sea, SS1 1AU.
We may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page to ensure that you are happy with any changes.
How we collect and use information
The website is not designed to collect personally identifiable visitor information, and therefore we only occasionally receive individual information from visitors.
Visitors choosing to write to us using any forms on the site give their explicit consent to being contacted by Therapy for Life in association with their communication, using the personal details submitted on the form. Such enquiries may be passed to the relevant department for appropriate response; however personal details received in this manner will not be logged by the website and not given to third parties outside of Therapy for Life.
Other consultant therapists hiring the room or advertised on the website are not employees of Therapy for Life, and therefore not associated or linked to the company in any way. Any disputes or complaints must be made directly to the therapist concerned. Your explicit consent will always be gained via email or text before sharing personal details with other counsellors when referring.
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As required by The National Counselling Society and their code of ethics, we are covered with professional liability & personal indemnity insurance.
Workshops & Events
Therapy for Life reserve the right to cancel, or change the time or date of and event either run or hosted by Therapy for Life, we reserve the right to turn away any individual or group from the event.
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Office contact hours are Monday to Friday, 9am to 5.00pm.
30 East Street
Southend on Sea