This online form is an agreement/understanding between you, the counsellee, and Andrew Gaskill, the counsellor/therapist in Edinburgh. It will save time if you can complete it before the first session, but can be completed in session if you prefer.
Online form of Understanding
This form is for your basic contact details, including reasons for counselling.
This optional form can be completed before you arrive at the first session, It gives the counsellor an idea of where you are with your emotional health currently. Please answer as honestly as you can, based on the last few weeks.
If you don't wish to answer a question - please leave it blank.
Mood Check - Adult There are 34 questions - please allow 7-10 minutes .
Mood Check - Teenager There are just 10 questions for you. "zero" for not at all, and "10" for all the time - or somewhere in between.
Your name and contact details will be shared with my Therapeutic Executor, accessed by a special code, which electronically releases the name of anyone currently receiving therapy from myself, with their contact details, should the need arise to advise you of my death or incapacitation.
I will hold onto your electronic information for seven years past the end of our working together. This is so that I have a reference of our work should you return, and to comply with my indemnity insurer. If you are under 18, your electronic data is held until you are 25.
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Click here to acknowledge your understanding of this document.
Andrew may, during therapy, if relevant to you, ask you to complete this test/survey about yourself, to find your personality type according to the psychology of Jung & Myers Briggs. If you feel comfortable, please email the outcome to Andrew in advance of the next session.