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GENERAL DISCLAIMER

Before you use the counselling service on this site, you must read and acknowledge your acceptance of this General Disclaimer. After reading this General Disclaimer please understand that continued use of this website indicates you agree to the terms and conditions set out below.

Wordsbykim.com is committed to offering qualified advice and guidance. This service does not aim to substitute for in-depth or face-to-face psychotherapy. I can only offer you extremely basic assistance due to the limitations imposed by the type of service I am offering.

This is not a crisis centre. If you are seriously contemplating suicide or believe you or someone close to you may be in danger, please, log off immediately and contact your nearest crisis centre.

Internet counselling cannot be offered to people under the age of 18.  If you are under 18 I would encourage you to speak to an adult you trust or seek a referral to a counsellor near your home.

All use of this site, its services and information, is entirely at the user’s own risk. Users acknowledge that the above shall apply, without limitation, to all content of the site and its services.

The information in wordsbykim.com is not intended to be, and may not be, used as a substitute for medical diagnosis or treatment. You should seek the advice of your physician or a qualified health provider prior to starting any treatment or if you have any questions related to your mental or physical health, physical fitness, or medical conditions. wordsbykim.com is not engaged in the provision or practice of medical, nursing, or healthcare advice or services in any jurisdiction. 

Wordsbykim.com cannot assist its website visitors in accessing mental health services. wordsbykim.com does not directly or indirectly provide mental health services, and information found on the site should not be construed as mental health counselling or advice. 
Nevertheless, wordsbykim.com believes its visitors should understand some general concepts regarding accessing services on the Internet, such as:
wordsbykim.com will make every effort possible to ensure the safety and privacy of your correspondence (see Privacy Statement) however correspondence sent over the internet cannot be guaranteed secure.

A counsellor’s ability to offer good therapy is reliant on having as much information as possible, the ability to ask questions and read facial and body language cues and the cues provided by a person’s voice and choice of words.  None of these things will be available to me in the single written request for advice users of wordsbykim.com will be sending me on the Internet.  The service I can provide is, therefore, extremely limited.

The services provided by therapists on the Internet are intended to be for persons who have reached the age of majority. wordsbykim.com will make every effort to ensure that minors are not abusing this website but wordsbykim.com is not responsible for the activities of minors on the Internet and it is not possible to guarantee the material on this website will be appropriate for minors.

Visitors to wordsbykim.com are encouraged to perform a credential check on any therapist they find on-line.  To check my credentials you may wish to contact the psychologists registration board of the state in which I am registered to verify my registration and qualifications.  If you wish to know what state I am registered in you can email me your request and I will tell you.

Wordsbykim.com is not responsible for technical difficulties that may result in the website crashing.  The Internet is not a completely stable means of communication and wordsbykim.com cannot, and does not, warrant the stability of communication on-line nor accept liability for the results of losing a connection while communicating on-line.

WORDSBYKIM.COM DOES NOT GUARANTEE THE COMPLETENESS, CORRECTNESS, TIMELINESS, USEFULNESS OR ACCURACY OF ANY OF THE INFORMATION PROVIDED ON THIS SITE.  ONLY YOUR PHYSICIAN OR MENTAL HEALTH PROVIDER CAN DECIDE WHAT TREATMENT MAY BE RIGHT FOR YOU.  DO NOT STOP OR ALTER ANY TREATMENT YOU ARE CURRENTLY RECEIVING BECAUSE OF INFORMATION YOU HAVE READ ON THIS SITE. 

IF YOU HAVE A MEDICAL EMERGENCY, CALL AN EMERGENCY SERVICE IMMEDIATELY. DO NOT RELY ON THIS, OR ANY OTHER WEBSITE, FOR EMERGENCY SERVICES.

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In the event that you are in a jurisdiction that does not allow the exclusion of implied warranties, or does not allow the limitation or exclusion of liability, the total liability of wordsbykim.com, if any, will be limited to the amount paid by you to access or use the site. wordsbykim.com will not be liable under any theory of indemnity. 

When you use this site, you understand the Internet contains material that may be sexually explicit or otherwise inappropriate, may be offensive to you, or may contain inaccurate information that may violate copyright, libel, or defamation laws.

Wordsbykim.com does not make any effort to review the content of the links to the wordsbykim.com site and cannot take responsibility for such materials. You are advised to use discretion and judgment in browsing the wordsbykim.com site and any sites related or linked to it. If you purchase merchandise or services from third parties or web sites, wordsbykim.com is not a party to that transaction and has no liability or responsibility with respect to that transaction. 

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