Frank Kermit, ND believes in making the world a better place by teaching singles and couples about Emotional Needs for loving relationships.
If you were too decide to enter into coaching with Frank Kermit, he will explore with you the questions that initially brought you to the coaching session. Next, you and Frank will work together to set specific goals that wish work towards through coaching. Periodically, your progress will be reviewed. The length of coaching will vary depending on the type and amount of questions you bring to coaching.
At times, changes brought about your efforts in coaching make you cause you discomfort or anxiety; your feelings should be discussed with Frank. These feelings often accompany behavior change and are often a sign of progress. However, as part of your coaching, you may experience an array of feelings such as guilt, sadness, anxiety, anger, frustration, loneliness, and helplessness. In addition, although you may be coming to coaching to benefit a relationship you are currently in, one danger of relationship coaching is that change in relationships is not always predictable. That is, although positive change is expected, this does not always occur for every relationship brought to coaching. Last, you should be aware that coaching does not work for every person.
Considerable research confirms coaching can have significant benefits for those who use my services appropriately. These benefits to coaching may include progress towards meeting your goals, and alleviating your obstacles. Additional benefits may also include feeling understood, improved communication, improved clarity of challenges and goals, decreased depression or anxiety, increased self esteem, and improvement in relationships. Coaching sessions for individuals are a minimum of one hour to a maximum of four hours. Coaching sessions for couples are a minimum of two hours to a maximum of four hours. In the event that your concerns are outside the scope of the expertise of Frank Kermit, coaching will cease for those concerns and you will be encouraged to seek out competent professionals for more appropriate treatment choice.To read about the tenant of Frank Coaching, please visit http://www.franktalks.com/CoachingApproach/
As a client, you have the right to confidentiality and it is one of your most important of client rights. Generally, information obtained during coaching sessions will be held strictly confidential and will not be disclosed. However, there are a few legal exceptions to confidentiality to which this rule does not apply. For example, it is legally required that suspected child abuse or suspected child neglect be reported to authorities. Furthermore if you are an adult and you are involved with a minor, this can also be illegal depending on the context, the nature of the relationship and the laws regarding minors and relationships in the territory you live in.
For example, a minor that is 17 years old in Canada (age of Majority is 18) may engage in relationships with adults (for example a 19 year old), but may not consent to a variety of activities, even within the context of that relationship, which are rights normally reserved for adults. In the event of couples coaching, Frank Kermit, will consider the couple as the client, and not treat the individuals within that couple as separate clients. This means that Frank Kermit will not be placed in the middle of a situation that would require him to hide the secrets of one couple partner from the other as it pertains to the matter directly affecting the couples coaching.
Also, confidentially does not have to be respected in the event that Frank Kermit has reason to conclude that you may be harmful to yourself or others, suspects that child abuse or child neglect has occurred or will occur, or in the event of a court order. To ensure quality control in coaching, Frank Kermit reserves the right to consult with coach-colleagues regarding your coaching. This can be very helpful in coaching. The coaches that Frank would contact will be professional in the way they maintain the same strictest confidentiality as Frank Kermit.
As a client you have the right to
1. Ask questions at any point in time regarding the coaching
2. Offer feedback and your views on the coaching
3. Be actively involved in formulating your goals and collaborating with Frank Kermit
4. Terminate the coaching at any time
5. Confidentiality, notwithstanding the exceptions listed above