Notes for Clients
Research about what works in helping others shows that the relationship between the client and the helper, whether counsellor, coach or trainer is very important in determining a good outcome so:
Give yourself the best chance of success in building our relationship by:
Factors outside our time together are important in helping you to make the changes you want and you can help yourself outside the sessions by:
Sometimes helpers make their minds up about what is happening and stop paying attention to what is really happening:
I will be doing my best to understand you and to use my understanding and experience to help you. I know that I will make mistakes from time to time so it is important that you tell me if you think I am “barking up the wrong tree” or being insensitive.
You are the only expert about your own experience.