Terms & Condition of Therapy Agreement
TERMS & CONDITION OF THERAPY AGREEMENT
BASIC TERMS AND CONDITIONS
The present therapeutic agreement is between you (the Patient) and the Psychologist assigned to you by the Psych-Ology Ltd.
The present therapeutic agreement abides by the GDPR legislation 2018. By commencing therapy the Patient (you) agrees to the following terms and conditions.
All new Patients are required to read and confirm the acceptance of the terms and conditions of this therapeutic agreement no later than prior to the booked session.
Confirmation can be provided either by email or by signing a hard copy of this agreement. Failure to do so, therapy will not commence and the Patient will lose the scheduled session including any prepaid fees.
Any insured or uninsured session cancelled or rescheduled by the Patient with less than 5 days’ notice, will be charged in full to the Patient. All appointments for uninsured Patients (private) must be paid before or at the time of booking for the appointment. Failure to do so will result in the Patient losing the session.
The Psychologist abides by the code of confidentiality of HCPC and BPS and GDPR regulations. Identifying information, such as Patient’s name, address, biographical details and other description of a Patient's life and his/her circumstances, will be kept private and stored safely.
The Psychologist attending to the Patient may only be reached for the purposes of cancellations and rearrangements with regards to their appointment sessions and contacting the Psychologist via his work phone out of session time is strongly discouraged.
For detailed Terms and Conditions please see below.
PATIENT TERMS AND CONDITIONS
JURISDICTION These terms and conditions are governed by and to be interpreted in accordance with English law. In the event of any dispute arising in relation to these 'terms and conditions' or any dispute arising in relation to the Psychologist, whether in contract or otherwise the English courts will have exclusive jurisdiction over such dispute.
The 'Psychologist': The clinician assigned by Psych-Ology Ltd to offer psychological services.
The 'Patient': You
The 'Insurer' or the Healthcare Provider: AETNA, AXA PPP HEALTHCARE, AVIVA, CIGNA, WPA, VITALITY HEALTH.
'Therapy' and ‘Therapy session’ is the time spent with the Psychologist who will apply their chosen method of therapy application and modality.
'Modality' is a model of study for therapeutic application. Psychodynamic Therapy, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Eye Movement Desensitisation & Reprocessing are examples of psychological modalities.
The 'Session' is the booked time slot and arranged time working with the 'Psychologist'.
'Presenting Issue(s) or 'Problem' is what the Patient wants to work on with the Psychologist.
The 'Goal' is the therapeutic goal created collaboratively with input from both the Patient and the Psychologist and is what the patient would like to achieve, as the desired outcome in therapy.
The 'Desired Outcome' is the desired result of the work that the Psychologist and the Patient work towards achieving.
The ‘Session Time’ in Person or Online is 50 minutes unless otherwise agreed.