Highly regarded professionals can sometimes find themselves in trouble. Sometimes reputable people end up in bad situations. It is so much worse when it threatens your job, registration, accreditation, and reputation etc.
Referral to a disciplinary panel may lead down many roads. To Scottish Ministers, Disclosure Scotland, PVG Listing, SSSC, NMC, HCPC, GMC, GDC, GPC, GCC, GTCS, BACP. The list goes on.