What is genetic counselling?

Find out why talking to genetic health professionals is important, and what to expect in a typical genetic counselling session.

 

 

Genetic counselling is an essential part of the genomic testing process – it provides support and information to help with making decisions about testing, as well as helping people and their families to understand their test results.

Consultant genetic counsellor Mary-Anne Young explains why it's important to talk to a genetic health professional about genomic testing, and what to expect in a typical genetic counselling session.

 

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Kinghorn Centre for Clinical Genomics, October 2018.
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