Counselors have power and the leader role in relationships. On the other hand, customers can decide to continue or not the further session. In practical terms, customers decide to attend to sessions and talk about experiences. The responsibility of counsellor is to be available at every single session to continue the relationship and can terminate the relationship on terms indicated in the contract or by ethical code.
Counsellor’s hold a power that comes from proffesion of counsellor. This kind of power is described as role-power. By contract, agreement customer came to the session and give the counsellor the power to guide and influence. Role-power has a significant impact in relation between customer and therapist. Thus, it is a role similar to teacher or doctor. The patient assume and believe that counsuller have knowledge and skills necessary to help them.
An important role has a personal power holed by counsellor. The usual situation is that customer came to the session when is vulnerable and expose. The counsellor as an expert seems to have for them a solution of articulated problems. Therefore, the customer perception is that counseller have grater power they possessed. There is ethical consideration, counseller should use knowledge to empower the customer in a field of change customer life. Counselor should support customers to make decisions on their own rather than use influence. Counseller should not tell clients what to do but should explore and elaborate constructive implemented plans beneficial to the client.