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Terms and Conditions

 

Therapy Sessions

Each session is 50 minutes long.

Sessions are on a weekly basis, at the same time every week, unless otherwise agreed by both parties.

 

Cost

The cost of each session in Blutherapy is €50.00 per session.

Payment will be made to the Therapist at the end of each session if face-to-face contact.

If working online then payment is made online at the end of each session, unless otherwise agreed.

 

Cancellation Policy

If you fail to cancel your session, then the full cost of the session must be paid.

If you cancel within 24 hours of the session, then the full amount must be paid.

If you cancel and give more than 24 hours’ notice than no fee is payable.

If you cancel regularly than a cancellation fee of €25 will apply (half the session fee).

 

COVID-19 Regulations

During the COVID-19 crisis, there are obligations on both the therapist and the client.

 

Confidentiality

In general, all sessions are private and confidential.

However, there is a legal limit to confidentiality in certain circumstances, as follows.

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In these circumstances, Blutherapy is legally obliged to break the confidentiality agreement and notify somebody of your intentions.

Therapists are required to attend supervision where they discuss issues arising from therapy.  They are also required to keep notes.

A Therapist will ask for Doctor’s and Psychiatrists details.  A Therapist may feel that it is necessary to write to either of the above in order to check your suitability for counselling.  If this is the case, the Therapist will ask for your permission to do this beforehand or even as Therapy continues.  If you do not agree to this, then it may mean that therapy sessions would not continue.  This would be for the client’s protection and welfare.

Blutherapy is unable to facilitate victim impact statements, court letters or anything that breaches the contract of confidentiality.

 

Emergency Contact Details

You will be asked to provide emergency contact details.  This is used only in emergencies where Blutherapy are legally obliged to break the confidentiality agreement, or where the Therapist deems the situation to be an emergency.

By giving these details, you are giving consent to the Therapist to contact the person named below in case of emergency.  If working online, you may be asked to send an email stating that you have been given the contact details and that you agree to the person being contacted in an emergency.

 

Emergency contact name: ______________________________________________________

Emergency contact phone number: ______________________________________________

Relationship to you? ___________________________________________________________

Client Signature: ______________________________________________________________

Date of Consent: ______________________________________________________________

 

Agreeing to the Terms and Conditions

For face-to-face:

By signing the contract agreement, it is understood that you have read, understood and agree to abide by the terms and conditions.  A refusal to sign means that therapy cannot commence.

If a person is under the age of 18 years, then a parent or guardian signature will be required before therapy can begin.

 

Signature: ____________________________________________________________________

Parent/Guardians signature: ___________________________________________________

Witness:______________________________________________________________________

Date:_________________________________________________________________________

 

For online clients:

If working online, then you may be asked to send an email stating that you have read, understood and agree to the terms and conditions.