Gustaf follows the HPCSA’s Ethical Code of Conduct for all health professionals in general and psychologists specifically. The ethical code upholds basic human rights and respect for the integrity of the individual patient, regardless of the concerns of others, including the therapist. The code requires strict confidentiality. The only exemptions being required to testify in court; when someone wants to hurt her/himself; when someone intends or have committed a serious crime.
In the case of younger children, the law affords them the right to confidentiality.
Gustaf does not befriend or accept friend invitations from patients for any reason via any social media platform. Read more about his social media policy here.
Patients have the responsibility to not misrepresent their therapy or act violently. Patients are also obliged to pay their account as undertaken.