STATEMENT OF INTENT & DISCLAIMERS
All coaching services delivered by A Coach for Your Heart utilize principles, methods and tools meant to challenge, uplift, and support your emotional welfare. However, coaching is not psychotherapy.
Please read and sign below to affirm that you understand the following:
I understand that the life coaching services I will be receiving from A Coach for your Heart are to provide emotional support, crisis intervention and interpersonal direction and not offered as a substitute for mental health care. I also understand that my coach, Ed McShane and/or Grant Gavin, is not acting as a psychotherapist, and does not purport to offer mental health care.
I understand that my coach will maintain the confidentiality of our communications only to the extent defined by the laws of the states in which each of us resides.I understand and agree that I am fully responsible for my well being during my coaching calls, and subsequently, including my choices and decisions. I understand that all comments and ideas offered by my coach are solely for the purpose of aiding me in achieving my defined goals. I have the ability to give my informed consent, and hereby give such consent to my coach to assist me in achieving such goals.
I hereby release, waive, acquit and forever discharge A Coach for your Heart LLC, their agents, successors, assigns, personal representatives, executors, heirs, and employees from every claim, suit action, demand or right to compensation for damages I may claim to have or that I may have arising out of actions, omissions, or commissions taken by myself as a result of the advice given by A Coach for your Heart or otherwise resulting from the coaching relationship contemplated hereunder. I further declare and represent that no promise, inducement or agreement not herein expressed has been made to me to enter into this release. The release made pursuant to this paragraph shall bind my heirs, executors, personal representatives, successors, assigns, and agents.
Choice of law. I agree that any dispute of any nature concerning Coach for Your Heart and/ or anyone associated therewith shall be governed by the laws of the State of Colorado and shall be heard in Denver.
I have read the statements above and I understand and agree with the points contained therein:
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The conversations that we have within our coaching sessions are confidential and will be protected accordingly. Information will be shared outside of our sessions only with your written consent or in the event that a Court demands it, however, the following are instances where we would be obligated by law to break our confidentiality agreement without your permission:
● If it is assessed during your participation in coaching sessions that abuse or neglect of children or adults is occurring.
● If in my presence you threaten to kill or harm another individual, and I have concern that you may act on this threat, or that you may lose control of your actions.
● If at any time during the course of our sessions, I determine that you are a danger to yourself, I will inform you of that opinion and make every effort to keep you from endangering your life. In some cases this may include notifying the police or family members.
By entrusting us with your feelings, we help you take steps that you see necessary to begin and put forth the energy to make the needed change.
Now notice something: Trust in a coach, mentor, or guide helps you see what's in front of you. We see a Coach for Your Heart a little like an emotional Sherpa, somebody that helps you climb your mountain by pointing out where to best step along the path.
Offices in San Diego and Denver, but will travel to meet onsite anywhere in the United States and the World.