Mindful Coaching with Georgia Fay agrees and adheres to the below code of ethics:

  • Always conduct myself 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
  • Everything discussed in any conversation is completely confidential unless I am told you are at harm to yourself or others
  • To encourage open, honest communication at all times
  • Always supply an up to date contract and comply with both the spirit and the letter of any agreements made with clients and potential clients
  • Respect the client’s right to terminate the coaching relationship at any point during the process, subject to the provisions of the agreement or contract
  • To remain alert to indications that the client is no longer benefiting from our coaching relationship
  • Keep appropriate and accurate records of my work with clients and ensure any notes will remain confidential, are stored securely and comply with GDPR requirements
  • Maintain professional boundaries with all of my current clients and/or sponsors
  • Refrain from offering professional information or advice that I know to be confidential, misleading or where the accuracy is beyond my competence to assess
  • Obtain written permission from any client or potential client before releasing their names for testimonials
  • Be fit and healthy enough to practice. If not, my client’s will be offered alternative support
  • Maintain the good reputation of the coaching profession in general and The Coaching Academy in particular
  • Only barter for services, goods or other non-monetary remuneration when it will not impair the coaching relationship
  • Avoid all conflicts of interest and give notice of such potential conflicts
  • Not charge my client professional fees without relevant and appropriate professional accreditation and professional indemnity insurance
  • Have professional indemnity insurance adequate to cover all coaching
  • Represent true levels of status, title, competence and experience in order not to mislead, misrepresent or defraud
  • Have qualifications, skills and experience appropriate to the needs of my client. If not I will refer my client to those who do, such as more experienced coaches, coaching supervisors, counsellors, mentors, or other specialist services
  • Make no claims, promises or implications of outcomes that cannot be demonstrated or guaranteed
  • Monitor the quality of work through feedback from clients and other appropriate professionals
  • Comply with all laws and by-laws of the UK and, if coaching clients based abroad, with the laws of the clients’ country
  • Respect all copyrights, agreements, work, intellectual property and trademarks and comply with all laws covering such areas
  • Avoid coaching minors (people who have not yet had their 18th birthday) without the express written consent of parent, guardian or teacher as appropriate
  • 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
  • Endeavour to enhance public understanding and acceptance of professional coaching
  • Continually develop professionally in both the theory and practice of coaching
  • Make a copy of this Code freely available to clients if they request it

Freedom – to have the choice

Growth – to learn and evolve

Courage – to show up even when in fear

Vulnerability – to accept how vulnerability connects us

Self awareness – to recognise through awareness comes growth

Compassion – to care and hold close to my heart

Empathy – to empathise with you not sympathise for you

Self love – to accept myself and nurture my soul

Commitment – to be consistent in my actions

Discipline – to accept not everything I want is good for me

Empowerment – to believe in my own power