Victoria Thackstone

What is abusive and negligent counselling and psychotherapy?



By Victoria Thackstone, Litigation Executive, Professional and Therapy Abuse  Abusive and negligent counselling and therapy can occur in both a private and NHS setting. The abusive practitioner does not have to be someone junior or inexperienced. At Switalskis, we specialise in legal issues relating to abusive and negligent treatment by a wide range of mental health professionals, including many claims ...
 
Victoria Thackstone

Counselling and psychotherapy: What is abusive and negligent treatment?



By Victoria Thackstone, Litigation Executive, Professional and Therapy Abuse In this blog, Litigation Executive Victoria Thackstone outlines the recent changes to domestic abuse legislation and how these may relate to the abusive behaviour experienced by professional abuse clients. On 25 July 2018, the laws governing domestic abuse changed, expanding the law so that other forms of abuse are now considered ...
 
Solicitor Kieran Chatterton

Barclays liable for doctor who sexually abused employees



by Kieran Chatterton, Solicitor The High Court in London has ruled that Barclays will have to pay compensation for the alleged sexual abuse that a doctor perpetrated on over 100 women who applied for jobs with the bank.  The case involves women who applied for a job with the bank between 1968 and 1994, many of whom were teenagers at ...