Video 4.7 Client Autonomy – Discussion

These resources support you in establishing the aims, plans and skills for the Beginning Stage and establishing a therapeutic alliance.

Tim Bond discusses client autonomy and what the counsellor can do to ensure that the client feels heard.

Client Autonomy – Discussion (03:01)

Discussion questions

  • Why is client autonomy important ethically? 
  • How might you work with a client who has been sent to counselling?