Coaching Agreement

Welcome to Serenity Wellness. This Coaching Agreement (hereafter referred to as “The Agreement”) constitutes a contract between Brandy Farr (hereafter referred to as “The Coach”) and (hereafter referred to as “The Client”).  As The Client, you should read this document carefully and raise any questions and concerns that you may have before you agree.

Services:

The services provided by Brandy Farr includes Serenity Wellness Coaching and Consulting conducted via distant technology (phone or internet or video or any combination of technology stated).  The purpose of coaching and exploitative work is to develop and implement strategies to help you reach personally identified goals so that you experience optimal physical, emotional, mental and spiritual well-being as well as improved health and wellness. Our services may address specific personal obstacles, life balance, nutrition, physical activity, stress management, self-care, and/or any other general situations in The Client’s life, personal or profession. Serenity Wellness programs utilizes personal strategic planning, values clarification, brainstorming, motivational coaching, and other coaching and consulting techniques.

Payment for services is determined by The Coach and The Client. Payments can be made by credit/debit card (Visa, Mastercard, Discover, and AMEX), no cash or check. PayPal may also be an option.  Services must be paid for in advance or through the monthly installment option (online prior to or at the start of the program). If using the monthly installment option, first payment is due prior to start of program.  Refund prior to services rendered within 7 days of purchase.  There are no refunds for services rendered.  There is a 24-hour notice required for cancelation of scheduled sessions, seminars, or any other scheduled service requested by The Client in order to reschedule.  Less the 24-hour notice will result in loss of credit.  If there are emergency that can provide proof of inability to full fill this policy, feel free to contact us at brandyfarrfitness@gmail.com.

Feedback:

If, at any time, you, The Client, feel that your needs are not being met or you are not getting what you want out of the coaching, please tell me, so we can discuss your needs and adjust your coaching program, as needed.  Communication is fundamental for successful programs.

Confidentiality:

The Coach will only release information about our work to others with your written permission or if I am required to do so by a court order. While I am not practicing counseling or psychotherapy, my education, license and certification as a health and wellness coach may indicate situations in which I am legally obligated by Federal and State laws to breach your confidentiality in order to protect others from harm, including the following:

(1) If I have information that indicates that a child, elderly or disabled person is being abused, I must report that to the appropriate state agency; and;

(2) If a client is an imminent risk to him/herself or makes threats of imminent violence against another person, I am required to take protective actions.

These situations rarely occur in coaching practices, but if such a situation does occur, I will make every effort to discuss it with you before taking any action.

Some sessions are conducted via telephone or the internet and some sessions depending of program will be conducted with other coaching clients. You, The Client, agree to maintain the confidentiality of all information communicated to you by other coaching clients and by your Coach. It is understandable that progress is often enhanced when clients discuss their coaching relationship with trusted colleagues and friends. You can have these discussions with trusted colleagues and friends, but you agree not to share any information which would allow others in the group to be identified.

The Client waives any action legal or otherwise against The Coach and holds The Coach harmless for any interception of Client information resulting from the use of agreed-upon, non-encrypted technology such as a mobile phone.

Although health and wellness coaching utilize knowledge of human behavior, motivation, behavioral change, and interactive counseling techniques as well as generalized nutrition, health, and physical fitness, there are major differences in the goals, focus, and level of professional responsibility that that of physicians, other health practitioners, nutritionist, and registered dietitians. Serenity Wellness does not replace licensed medical support and should be a complement to traditional medicine and not a replacement. Serenity Wellness approaches may include but are not limited holistic approaches to health and wellness. Complementary and alternative modalities are not used to treat, diagnose, or cure any illness. The alternative modalities I utilize to support optimal wellness do not offer any guarantee of success results are individualistic and dependent on The Client.  It is understood and agreed to by The Client and The Coach that if either of us recognizes that you, The Client, have a problem that would benefit from other healthcare or mental health professional services, I, The Coach, may refer you to appropriate resources in addition to or in lieu of Coaching.

Coaching services, at present, are not reimbursable through health insurance policies.

Affiliate/Distributor Products & Services:

The products and services recommended on my website or through coaching/consulting materials I use are those that I am familiar with or endorse. They are included because I believe that they may be of interest to you or of benefit. However, in the spirit of full transparency, I would like you to know that I may receive compensation from some of those products / services that I recommend. If I receive compensation for a particular product, it will be stated on Serenity Wellness website.  You are never obligated to purchase any additional materials or services other than those services already agreed upon here.

Mutual Nondisclosure:

The Coach and The Client mutually recognize that they may discuss The Client’s future plans, job information, goals, personal information, and other private information. The Coach will not voluntarily communicate The Client’s information to a third party. In order to honor and protect the Coach’s intellectual properties, The Client expressly agrees not to disclose or communicate any proprietary information about the Coach’s practice , materials, or methods, or teaching applications, or disparage The Coach to any third parties or media outlets. The Coach and The Client agree to be bound by this mutual nondisclosure agreement during and after the termination of the Coaching relationship.

Agreement:

Your signature below certifies understanding of, and agreement with, the following:

As a wellness coaching client, I understand and agree that I am fully responsible for my well‐being during my time of coaching, including my choices and decisions. I understand that the information I receive from Brandy Farr or Serenity Wellness is only for the purpose to teach about nutrition, physical activity, stress management and better health and wellness practices, and that The Client may be offered information about food, supplements, and herbs as a guide to general nutritional health. This is considered a personal choice to except any information offered. The Client may be offered information on physical activity and fitness and it is The Clients responsibility to be cleared by a medical doctor prior to starting a new activity.  I fully understand that those who coach me are not medical doctors or practitioners and I, The Client, am not requesting any medical or diagnostic procedures.  The Coach is not an agent for federal, state, or local agencies or on a mission of entrapment or investigation. The services performed by Brandy Farr or Serenity Wellness are at all times restricted to coaching on the subject of health and wellness matters intended for the maintenance of the best possible state of well-being and health and is not involved in the diagnosing, treatment or prescribing of remedies for disease, illness or injuries.

I agree to utilize Brandy Farr’s Serenity Wellness programs and/or services with the full understanding that Brandy offers coaching and guidance and will in no way be responsible or liable for my decisions, outcomes, wellness, health, career direction, or success. I also agree to hold Brandy Farr and Serenity Wellness free of all liability and responsibility for any adverse situations, including but not limited to slips and falls and injuries, created as a direct or indirect result of a specific circumstance, location, referral or advice/support, given during a private session or in a coaching context. I have also read this Service Agreement and agree to abide by its terms and conditions, and acknowledge receipt of my own copy of this Agreement.

                                     

Health & Wellness Coaching Waiver

The following Client Liability Release must be provided, and agreed upon in writing, by any client of engaging in services (paid or pro-bono) provided by the Certified Health coach: In consideration of my being allowed to receive health & wellness coaching services from a Certified Health coach, and, in that process, to be coached in fitness, nutrition, weight management, stress management, and/ or health risk management, I do hereby waive, release, and forever discharge Brandy Farr, Serenity Wellness and its officers, agents, independent contractors, employees, representatives, executors, and all others from any and all responsibility or liability for injuries or damages resulting from my participation in any activities or my use of fitness equipment or any other equipment or machinery arising out of my participation in any activities under such coaching. I do also hereby release all of those mentioned and any others acting upon their behalf from any responsibility or liability for any injury or damage to myself, including those caused by the negligent act or omission of any of those mentioned or others acting on their behalf or in any way arising out of or connected with my participation in any activities of heath & wellness coaching. I understand that as a part of the health & wellness coaching I may be coached to, or it may be suggested that I, participate in physical (fitness) activities, e.g., exercise, aerobic training, strength training, flexibility training, yoga, etc., that could be potentially hazardous. I also understand that such activities involve risks of injury and even death, and that I am voluntarily participating in these activities and using equipment and machinery with knowledge of the dangers involved. I hereby agree to expressly assume and accept any and all risks of injury or death. I further understand that my coach is certified in Health Coach and Nutrition coach and certified as a personal trainer with a B.S. in Health and Wellness and can give guidelines into nutrition, healthy choices, wellness, stress management, meditation and healthy habits but is not a nutritionist, dietitian, nor a physician.  I do hereby further acknowledge that I have either had a physical examination and have been given a physician`s permission to participate or that I have decided to participate in program activities, coaching, and/or use of equipment and machinery without the approval of my physician and do hereby assume all responsibility and risks of injury or death from such participation and activities. I understand that I can revoke this authorization at any time with written notice and that will result in ending my coaching engagement. I agree to the liability waiver terms and conditions listed above to participate in any Serenity Wellness programs.

Please fill out and sign form below if you agree with usage, terms, and waiver.

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Client Agreement & Waiver

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