Disclaimer / Liability

Stephanie M. Barraza Terms Condition / Disclaimer / liability information

Disclaimer:

Stephanie M. Barraza ( including counselling / NLP / Hypnotherapy/Access Bars) is not a Psychological/Psychiatric/Medical service.  Stephanie M. Barraza's advice is not meant to be a substitute for Psychiatric Treatment/Psychological ailments/Mental Disorders, treatment for Suicidal Ideation, Clinical Depression or severe psychiatric problems.  As a client, it is important to understand the difference between Stephanie M. Barraza and Psychology/Psychiatry although they have some things in common. While there are similarities between Stephanie M. Barraza's healing techniques and clinical psychotherapy, the major differences are in the goals, focus and level of professional responsibility. Clinical psychotherapy is a health care/medical service and is usually reimbursable through health insurance policies. Stephanie M. Barraza is not a health care provider or medical service. Therefore, healing services are not reimbursable through health insurance policies. It is also important to understand that healing is a professional relationship. While it may often feel like a close, personal relationship, it is not one that can extend beyond professional boundaries either during or after our work together. Considerable experience shows that when boundaries blur, the benefits gained from the healing relationship are endangered.

RELEASE OF LIABILITY :

The client agrees that using any of these healing services are entirely at his/her own risk. Stephanie M. Barraza's services are provided “as is,” without warranty of any kind, either expressed or implied, including without limitation any warranty for information services, consulting, uninterrupted access, or products and services provided through or in connection with the service. This service is requested at the client’s own choice and with inherent singular responsibility. The client agrees that the use of all, or part, of the service is entirely at the client’s own risk. Any actions or lack of actions, taken by the client of such advice is done so solely by choice and responsibility of the client and is neither the responsibility nor liability of Stephanie M. Barraza. The client understands that Stephanie M. Barraza is not a substitute for psychiatric treatment, psychotherapy, psychoanalysis, mental health care/mental disorders or substance abuse treatment, and the client will not use it in place of any form of therapy.

The client recognizes that Healing requires emotional, physical, and mental efforts, exertion, and behavioral experimentation/implementation, on the client’s part, to fully gain the benefit of Healing and to get desirable results. The client fully acknowledges and takes full responsibility for all the risks involved. The client understands that it is his/her responsibility to consult with his/her primary health care provider prior to participating and should the client choose not to consult his/her health care provider, the client accepts full responsibility waiving all rights to liability or any claims against Stephanie M. Barraza, any of its agents, administrators, or employees.

The Client attests to the fact that the client has disclosed all relevant information regarding his/her physical, emotional or mental conditions that could cause harm to the client by participating in these programs. The client, his/her/ heirs, or legal representatives forever release, waive, discharge and covenant not to sue Stephanie M. Barraza for any injury or harm caused by incorrect facts given by client. The client has read and understood this form and all its contents, and the client voluntarily agrees to the terms and conditions stated above.

Confidentiality:

The client understands that information will be held as confidential unless the client states otherwise in writing. If the client reports child or elder abuse or neglect or threaten to harm oneself or someone else, the client understands necessary actions will be taken and the confidentiality agreement is limited in this capacity. Furthermore, if Stephanie M. Barraza is ordered by a court to provide information or to testify, she will do so to the extent the law requires. Additionally, the client understands that the use of technology is not always secure and accepts the risks of confidentiality in the use of email, text, phone, Skype and other technology.