Notes and Notetaking – Clinical and Legal Implications

A workshop by Judy Lever-Chain

Sunday 26th November 2023

10am – 1pm


This seminar will consider how we keep records in accordance with the sometimes conflicting demands of our professional/ethical duties.

We will look at the current requirements of our professional bodies, the law and our own values. Why do we keep records and how are they used?

Using our shared professional experience, this seminar will offer an opportunity to explore the ethical dilemmas you may be confronting in your practice.

This seminar may be of particular interest to trainees who are experimenting with different ways of keeping records or the more seasoned practitioner needing to revisit this complex and perhaps under-addressed aspect of our work.

Judy Lever-Chain is a Psychoanalytic Psychotherapist who is currently working in private practice. She initially trained at the Manor House Centre for Psychotherapy and Counselling and later on at the Guild of Psychotherapist, a pluralist training; she developed particular interest in attachement-based therapy.

Judy worked extensively in the voluntary sector including as a therapist at Highbury Counselling Centre (HCC) for over ten years. The Record Keeping Seminar grew out of her own experience of manoeuvring between court demands and the welfare of a patient.  

Registration: 9:45am

Cost: £55

Light refreshments provided

80 East End Road
N3 2SY



The MHCPC Continuing Professional Development programme (CPD) offers short courses to keep clinicians up to date with current developments in the profession and enables them to explore various subjects in more depth. Visiting lecturers and speakers have included:

Christopher Bollas, Patrick Casement, Lavinia Gomez, Nina Farhi, Adam Phillips, Neville Symington, Margot Waddell, Anne-Marie Sandler, Sue Gerhardt.


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Contact: Agnieszka Majewska
Course Administrator
Tel No: 020 8371 0180

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Counselling Administrator
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Contact: Alex Moss
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