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Counselling Service

Stress has always been a feature of everyday life for people in all professions. But the demands on healthcare professionals can put them under particular pressure because of the responsibility for the well-being of their patients.

Added to these stresses are those caused by receiving and dealing with complaints, clinical negligence claims, disciplinary matters, and other dento-legal issues, and our counselling service has been introduced specifically to assist members suffering from stress.

The counselling service is provided independently by ICAS. ICAS offers a personal and professional service tailored to your requirements and delivered by fully-trained, qualified and registered psychologists and counsellors.

ICAS's in-house telephone counselling provides immediate access to support 24 hours a day, seven days a week, and face-to-face counselling sessions can be arranged near to you and at your convenience.

The service is entirely independent and confidential – we are not informed of members’ contact with ICAS – and accessing the service is easy. Simply contact your dento-legal case handler who will be able to provide you with ICAS's telephone number.

Contact us

If you have not reported a matter to us, but are suffering from stress as a result, contact our advice line and ask to speak with a adviser.

For further information about the counselling service, please contact us at enquiries@dentalprotection.org