Personal Growth Coaching Client Agreement

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  • Introduction

    This is an agreement between Brandon Painter under the organization of BP Business Coaching, L.L.C., and the (Client). Coach agrees to provide a non-biased, non-judgmental partnership that will be of utmost professional and goal-oriented. Through the prioritization of your goals, we can make key decisions to motivate you forward. By you filling out the form, you agree to the terms, conditions, and policies of this agreement.
  • Description:

    Coaching is partnership (defined as an alliance, not a legal business partnership) between the coach/consultant and the client in a thought-provoking and creative process that inspires the client to maximize personal, professional, or organizational potential.
  • Responsibilities:

    (1.) Coach agrees to maintain the ethics and standards of behavior set by the International Coach Federation “(ICF)” and the Institute of Management Consultants of the United States of America “(IMC USA)”. (Ask if you want to request a copy) (2.) Client is responsible for creating and implementing his/her own physical, mental and emotional well-being, decisions, choices, actions and results. As such, the client agrees that the coach/consultant is not and will not be liable for any actions or inaction, or for any direct or indirect result of any services provided by the coach/consultant. Client understands coaching/consultant is not therapy and does not substitute for therapy if needed, and does not prevent, cure, or treat any mental disorder or medical disease. (3.) Client understands that coaching/consulting is not to be used as a substitute for professional advice by legal, mental, medical or other qualified professionals and will seek independent professional guidance for such matters. If client is currently under the care of a mental health professional, coach/consultant will recommend that client inform the mental health care provider. (4.) Client agrees to communicate honestly, be open to feedback and assistance and create the time and energy to participate fully in the program.
  • The parties agree to engage in a 3, 4, or 6-month coaching partnership through BP Business Coaching, L.L.C. by Zoom for our meetings. I will be available to you twice by e-mail in between scheduled meetings. Select what personal growth coaching package you chose
  • Procedure:

    The time of the coaching meetings will be based chosen through the Calendly software by the client within the coach’s schedule. Calendly will show all of the available times that the coach is available. The client will meet in their coach’s Zoom room at the time they chose. There will be a 24-hour reminder sent a day before the meeting as well as a email 5-minutes prior to the meeting so the Zoom room URL can be found easily.
  • Confidentiality:

    This coaching relationship, as well as all information (documented or verbal) that the client shares with the coach as part of this relationship, is bound to confidentiality by the ICF and IMC USA Codes of Ethics but is not considered a legally confidential relationship (like in Medicine or Law). The coach agrees not to disclose any information pertaining to the client without the client’s written consent. The coach will not disclose the client’s name as a reference without the client’s consent. Confidential information does not include information that: (a) was in the coach/consultant’s possession prior to its being furnished by the client; (b) is generally known to the public or in the client’s industry; (c) is obtained by the coach/consultant from a third party, without breach of any obligation to the client; (d) is independently developed by the coach/consultant without use of or reference to the client’s confidential information; or (e) that the Coach is required by law to disclose.
  • 1) The coach/consultant engages in training and continuing education pursuing and/or maintaining ICF (International Coach Federation) Credentials. That process requires the names and contact information of all clients for possible verification by the ICF. By signing this agreement, you agree to have only your name, contact information and start and end dates of coaching/consulting shared with ICF staff members and/or other parties involved in this process for the sole purpose of verifying the coaching relationship, no personal notes will be shared. According to the ethics of our profession, topics may be anonymously and hypothetically shared with other coaching professionals for training, supervision, mentoring, evaluation, further coach professional development and/or consultation purposes.
  • Cancellation Policy:

    Client agrees that it is the client's responsibility to notify the Coach 24 hours in advance of the scheduled calls/meetings. Calendly will allow you to reschedule the appointment if needed in the 24-hour in advanced notice. Coach reserves the right to bill client for a missed meeting.
  • Termination:

    Either the client or the coach may terminate this agreement at any time within a month’s written notice. All remaining money will be refunded after the end of that final month of our coaching partnership.
  • Limited Liability:

    Except as expressly provided in this agreement, the coach makes no guarantees or warranties, express or implied. In no event will the coach/consultant be liable to the client for consequential or special damages. Notwithstanding any damages that the client may incur, the coach’s entire liability under this agreement, and the client’s exclusive remedy, will be limited to the amount paid by the Client to the Coach under this agreement for all services rendered up until the termination date. This is the entire agreement of the parties and reflects a complete understanding of the parties with respect to the subject matter. This agreement supersedes all prior written and oral representations. If a dispute arises out of this agreement that cannot be resolved by mutual consent, the client and coach agree to attempt to mediate in good faith for up to 30 days after notice given. If the dispute is not resolved, and in the event of legal action, the prevailing party shall be entitled to recover attorney’s fees and court costs from the other’s (client’s) party.
  • Please add your name, date, phone number, and select the checkbox that you are in agreement with the personal growth coaching client terms. Retain one copy for your records. Once you hit the submit button, your client agreement will be sent to you automatically. If you cannot find it for some reason, go into the search box of your email and type in BP Business Coaching's Personal Growth Coaching Client Agreement. If you still cannot find it, please email me for a copy at [email protected] Warm Regards, Brandon Painter, M.Ed., M.S. Personal and Business Growth Coach