Ethics in Counselling Essay

1616 Words Nov 4th, 2010 7 Pages
I intend to show an understanding of the ethical framework for good practice in counselling, relating it to practice and also my own beliefs and opinions, how this influences the counselling relationship, I will also show the need for protection of self and client.

The importance of having a good ethical framework to work to is essential, it help’s to give guidance to counsellors as well as providing protection for the counsellor and client, the BACP ethical framework considers values, principals and personal morals, covering all three and offering understanding how these can be put to good practice, using empathy is just one that comes to mind, the use of empathy in the counselling relationship an important thing, this shows that you
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From my placement a lot of things I have discussed can not be practiced, such as the contract, we have no legal contract and as a lot of the counselling work I do is by phone this can be a hard thing to do, but I personally do mention about confidentiality, this makes it very hard for boundaries to be set, this is due to the fact that usually there is only one call to the clients and no follow up unless they choose so, this also makes it hard to follow the process of the counselling and above all really achieving something with the

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