Counselling Contract

                                            Below are the terms of the counselling contract you agree to undertake

                                                         when you start counselling with SeeClear Counselling

COUNSELLOR RESPONSIBILITIES

To be available at the agreed time

To start and end on time-each session is 50 minutes

To offer a quiet, undisturbed and confidential space

To maintain safe and professional boundaries

To regard all information received as confidential, unless there is reasonable doubt concerning the safety of the client or others

Any indication of violation of the following Acts will need to be reposrted to the necessary authorities

  • The Childrens Act 1989/2004

  • The Terroism Act 2000

  • The Drig Trafficking Act 1994

         

To encourage client autonomy

If an appointment has to be cancelled at short notice offer an alternative appointment ASAP

Give sufficient notice of holidays or cancelled sessions

To work within the BACP Ethical Framework and have regular supervision

To review the therapeutic work and therapeutic relationship at regular intervals

CLIENT RESPONSIBILITIES

To attend all sessions punctually

To give a minimum of 24 hours notice if cancelling/changing an appointmnet (if not full fee will be payable)

Communication  with the counsellor outside agreed counselling sessions is limited to changing or cancelling appointments, unless prior agreement has been arranged.

To be respctful of the counsellor and her property

To pay the agreed fee of £20 for the initial assessment session at least 48 hours in advance,  via BACS,  to reserve the initial appointment  (details will be provided on booking the appointment). If not received within 48 hours this appointment will be cancelled

To pay £40 for each subsequent session either by cash at the start of the session or BACS payment  on the day of the appointment. If payment not received the counsellor has the right to cancel that session

To discuss with the counsellor when you feel ready to end counselling, to enable a safe ending to your  therapy

To let the counsellor know if you are considering any other therapy

Please refer to this contract if you have any queires during your therapy

A signed, hard copy of this contract will be kept by SeeClear Counselling and destroyed on completion of your therapy

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