Coaching Contract

Coaching Contract


Welcome to my coaching practice. This document and attachments constitute a contract between us (the “AGREEMENT”) and you should read it carefully and raise any questions and concerns that you have before signing.

The services to be provided by me, Nora Femenia, Ph.D. are coaching or tele-coaching as designed jointly according with your needs.

My fees for coaching sessions will be charged at the rate of $200.00 per hour, paid in advance. Professional time spent outside the coaching sessions, including, but not limited to, between session phone calls or email exchanges, reviewing audio or videotapes, report writing, reading or reviewing documents, will be billed on a prorated basis rounded up to the nearest tenth of an hour.

If I am required to attend meetings outside of the office, you will be expected to pay for all time spent in traveling to and from the location of such meetings. Fees for coaching sessions must be paid at the time services are provided unless an alternative arrangement is agreed to in writing. Collateral services must be paid for either by providing a credit card to be charged against at the time services are rendered, or by keeping a retainer on your balance sheet that can be billed against. You are required to give 24 hours notice, if you need to cancel or change the time of an appointment, otherwise you will be charged for the session in full. You can use the site for your payments using credit cards through Paypal.

In case that you would like to take a longer conflict coaching contract, no less than six months at a monthly cost of $ 400.00 for two sessions of one hour each per month, then print this contract and fax it to (1) 954 568 3620.

Agreement, Guarantees and Fees:

Coaching Compliance Agreement:
You and I will set goals together and design strategies for you to meet these goals. Your success will be entirely dependent on your sincere and faithful implementation of these strategies.
Your coaching program will include field work for you to complete, that you and I will agree upon together. You are required to email these assignments to me at least a half day before each of our sessions.
To are actively committed to participating in the entire six month coaching agreement. A 30 day notice of termination is requested as a courtesy. You will consistently meet with me in the phone or face to face each week except by agreement. Otherwise. You may choose to continue as a coaching client at the end of this initial three month period.

I am committed to assisting you in successfully completing your program to identify and change your passive aggressive behavior and offer this conditional guarantee: If you can demonstrate that you have completed all the assignments (written and otherwise), attended all the coaching sessions, and are unsatisfied with your results, you may be refunded up to 100% of your enrollment fee.

Note: Specific monetary results cannot be guaranteed.
You understand that no coaching session will be available to you unless your account is paid and up to date.
All conversations between you and me are confidential. I’m ethically and legally bound to protect the confidentiality of our communications. If I discover that you as a client are an imminent risk to yourself or make threats of imminent violence against another, I am required to take protective actions. These situations are quite rare in coaching practice; however, if such a situation occurs in our relationship, I will make every effort to discuss it with you before taking any action.
As you are no doubt aware, it is impossible to protect the confidentiality of information, which is transmitted electronically. This is particularly true of email and information stored on computers that are connected to the Internet does not utilize encryption and other forms of security protection.
By signing this AGREEMENT, you commit yourself to maintaining the confidentiality of all information communicated to you by me, your Conflict Coach.
If possible, you agree to give a testimonial endorsement for the coaching program, and to give me referrals based upon your personal success at a later date. For each paying referral you will receive one free coaching session added to the end of your agreement.
You will pay by credit card (Paypal takes all credit cards) for the first month’s fees, before materials are delivered. All payments are due by the first day of the month. If you are up to date, you have free access to short Skype sessions between scheduled phone sessions when needed.
Missed sessions without prior notice by phone and rescheduling, are forfeited.

Nature of the Relationship: Coaching is not Psychotherapy
While there are some similarities between coaching and psychotherapy, they are very different activities and it is important you understand the differences between them. Psychotherapy is a health care service and can be reimbursed through health insurance policies. This is not true for coaching. Both coaching and psychotherapy utilize knowledge of human behavior, motivation and behavioral change and interactive counseling techniques. The major differences are in the goals, focus and level of professional responsibility.
The focus of coaching is development and implementation of strategies to reach client identified goals of enhanced performance and personal satisfaction. Coaching may address specific personal projects, life balance, job performance and satisfaction or general conditions in the client’s life, business or profession. Coaching uses personal strategic planning, values clarification, brainstorming, motivational counseling and other counseling techniques.
The client sets the agenda and the success of the enterprise depends on the client’s willingness to take risks and try new approaches. The relationship is designed to be directed at challenging you to face your issues. You can count on your Conflict Coach to be honest and straightforward, asking powerful questions and using challenging techniques to move you forward. You are expected to evaluate progress and when coaching is not working as you wish, you should immediately inform me so we can both take steps to correct the problem.
It is also important to understand that coaching is a professional relationship. While it may often feel like a close personal relationship, it is not one that can extend beyond professional boundaries both during and after our work together. Considerable experience shows that when boundaries blur, the hard-won benefits gained from the coaching relationship are endangered.
In the event you as the client feel the need for professional counseling, or psychotherapy, it is your responsibility to seek a licensed professional who can provide these services. If the Conflict Coach perceives that such services will be of value to you, the client, your coach will recommend them.

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I have read the forgoing statements, understand them fully, and agree to follow through on them.

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Client’s Address and Phone Number:

Client’s Signature:

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