by Glennys Lawton
Ethics underlies the counselling role. In every interaction with a client ethical issues arise and these are usually professionally dealt with. However when our beliefs and personal opinions enter the mix we may unwittingly err on the side of our bias. I was reminded of this lately.
When a new client rang for a consultation and I was making the appointment he told me that his time of birth was 12.27 pm. As I always do, especially with such an accurate birth time for someone born in the 1950’s, I queried if this was a hospital time or from some other source. The client then informed me that it was a rectified time of birth. He had consulted an astrologer some time ago and as he did not know his time of birth the astrologer suggested rectification.
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