Miss Suzanne Walton

Profession: Practitioner psychologist

Registration Number: PYL25525

Hearing Type: Final Hearing

Date and Time of hearing: 10:00 24/05/2022 End: 17:00 30/05/2022

Location: Virtual hearing - Video conference

Panel: Conduct and Competence Committee
Outcome: Hearing has not yet been held

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Allegation

Allegation against the registrant is as follows:

As a registered Psychologist (PYL25525) your fitness to practise is impaired by reason of misconduct in that you:
1. Did not maintain appropriate professional boundaries in relation to Service User A, in that:
a. On an unknown date in or around January 2013 you:
i. Provided Service User A with your personal mobile telephone number;
ii. Met with Service User A in a café;
iii. You entered into a sexual relationship with Service User A.
b. On an unknown date in August 2013 you moved in with Service User A.
2. Failed to promote and protect the interests of Service User A, in that you:
a. Prematurely and/or abruptly ended therapy with them when it was not clinically indicated; and/or
b. Exhibited coercive and controlling behaviour during the course of your relationship.
3. Your conduct in relation to Particular 1 was sexually motivated.
4. The matters set out in Particulars 1 and 2 above constitute misconduct.
5. By reason of your misconduct, your fitness to practise is impaired.

Finding

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Order

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Notes

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Hearing History

History of Hearings for Miss Suzanne Walton

Date Panel Hearing type Outcomes / Status
24/05/2022 Conduct and Competence Committee Final Hearing Hearing has not yet been held