Therapists in Court: Providing Evidence and Supporting Witnesses.

Tim Bond and Amanpreet Sandhu. © British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy 2005. SAGE Publications Ltd.

Advice for Therapists and Practitioners about the court system. From the initial letter from a solicitor, through report writing to appearing as a witness is covered in Part 1. The second part discusses counselling of witnesses and the legal system. There are many examples given of typical Initial Statements; Disclosure Documents; and several different Court Reports which may be requested under different circumstances. This is a user-friendly handbook.

For information on relevant law and policy on record keeping in counselling practice you may find another publication by Tim Bond, written with retired solicitor and psychotherapist, Barbara Mitchels ( of interest. ‘Confidentiality and Record Keeping in Counselling and Psychotherapy’ 3rd Edition 2021. SAGE Publications Ltd.