OUR CODE OF ETHICS 

Will maintain highest level of:

 

  • Ethics & Integrity

  • Accountability & Responsibility

  • Client confidentiality

  • Reputation

  • Commercial professionalism

  • Competence & skill

  • Transparency  & candour

  • Compliance for copyrights &  trademarks

  • Respect for client’s country’s laws

Will consciously avoid:

  • Falsification of data

  • Conflict of interest

  • Misleading advice

  • Coaching minors

  • Bad publicity

  • Litigation

  • Promotional material that are indecent & dishonest

Will encourage:

  • Public understanding of coaching profession

  • Continuous professional development

HEADSTRIDE COACHING

CODE OF ETHICS & CONDUCT

( Governed by   The Coaching Academy : London – ICF Accredited)

Headstride will always:

  • Conduct ourselves to the highest levels of ethics, integrity, accountability and responsibility.

  • Treat all clients and potential clients with absolute dignity, and respect as free and equal individuals.

  • Maintain the confidentiality of client’s data and information shared with the coach.

  • Maintain good reputation of the coaching profession.

  • Comply with both the spirit and the letter of any commercial agreements made with clients, potential clients and professional colleagues.

  • Make commercial agreements with clients and potential clients that are fair and will respect all parties to such agreements.

  • Represent true levels of status, title, competence and experience in order not to mislead, misrepresent or defraud.

  • Clearly state to clients and potential clients the terms of any commercial agreement including the expectations of both parties.

  • Make no claims or implications of outcomes that cannot be demonstrated or guaranteed.

  • Obtain written permission from any client or potential client before releasing their names as referees.

  • Respect the absolute rights of the client's confidentiality except as expressly permitted by the client or potential client in writing or as required by law.

  • Recommend different coaches or resources when these will be more appropriate to the client's needs.

  • Avoid all conflicts of interest and give notice of such potential conflicts to The Coaching Academy.

  • Advise both The Coaching Academy and the client on the risk of conflict if a relationship moves beyond a coach/client situation. 

  • Refrain from offering professional information or advice that could be misleading or where the accuracy is beyond the firm’s competence to assess.

  • Endeavour to enhance public understanding and acceptance of professional coaching.

  • Share skills and experience with fellow members and associates of The Coaching Academy to further increase the body of knowledge, skills and competencies of such parties.

  • Respect all copyrights, agreements, work, intellectual property and trademarks and comply with all laws covering such areas.

  • Use the tuition, definitions and works provided by The Coaching Academy as the basis for all coaching procedures, practices and objectives.

  • Avoid coaching minors (people who have not yet had their 18th birthday) without the express written consent of parent, guardian or teacher as appropriate.

  • Contact The Coaching Academy immediately if we find ourselves in a situation which may create conflict, litigation or bad publicity.

  • Comply with all laws and by-laws of the UK and, if coaching clients based abroad, with the laws of the clients' country. 

  • Ensure that all advertisements and promotional materials, whether verbal or written, are legal, decent, truthful, honest and in compliance with the requirements of the UK Advertising Standards Authority.

  • Make a copy of this Code freely available to clients if they request it.

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ANXIETY IS INEXTRICABLE. IT IS AN ASPECT OF LIVING BUT PEOPLE SEEM TO LIVE WITH EXAGGERATED SENSE OF DREAD & ANXIETY ABOUT OWN FUTURE AND OVER TIME THIS DISRUPTS FUNCTIONAL CAPACITIES.

PSYCHOTHERAPY BRINGS FOCUS, ENGAGEMENT, IMMERSION AND ATTENTION TO THE PRESENT. ALL PROGRAMS OF HEADSTRIDE BRISTLE WITH PSYCHOTHERAPY CONSIDERATIONS.

DO EXACTLY WHAT YOU WOULD DO IF YOU FELT MOST SECURE.

-Meister Eckhart