The consulting contract should not be a lengthy document. It is usually a single page (maximum two pages) long and includes a list of items that are important for creating a safe, confidential and professional board. In episode 70 of the counselling tutor podcast, Ken Kelly and Rory Lees-Oakes give advice on recording and transcribing counselling sessions. “Practical issues” discuss the important contents of a consulting contract. Finally, speakers discuss the philosophy behind cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT). The contractual phase is often the first opportunity for the advisor to be aware of his or her attitude towards the client`s autonomy. Clients who are new to the board may be surprised at how free they are from the relationship with their advisor. This may be especially true when they have used medical services such as family physicians and NHS hospitals, where many (though far from all) relationships are conducted to some extent transactional, hegemonic and paternalistic lines. While consent is a regular feature of medical care, my experience suggests that much more attention needs to be paid to the fact that the client understands and accepts the balance of risks and benefits in the consulting room and not in the boardroom. 31. We will carefully consider how we will reach an agreement with our customers and reach an agreement with them on the conditions under which our services are provided. It is an agreement or contract that takes into account, as far as possible, the needs and decisions expressed by each client.
Terms of the contract or contract communicate in a way that is easily understandable to the customer and that corresponds to its context. clearly state the protection of a client`s privacy and privacy and the circumstances in which confidential or private information is passed on to others. to obtain from the customer a registration or simple access to what has been agreed, that is, the registration of the agreed agreement and any modification or clarification, if necessary. to respect any contractual inconsistencies between agreements with our clients and other contractual agreements that apply to the work performed and to try to avoid them whenever possible or to immediately alert those empowered or responsible to resolve these contradictions. The reasons why the consultation may not continue (except on the basis of a closing agreement) – that is: