Disclaimer and Waiver
The client agrees to disclose details of the past or present psychological or psychiatric treatment. Coaching and counseling are not the same. Likewise, therapy and other modes of the professional or medical psychological examination shall not be considered equivalent to coaching.
I am not a registered psychologist or psychiatrist, nor a licensed therapist. I do not engage in therapy with my coaching clients. In entering into the coaching relationship, you are agreeing that if any mental health difficulties arise during the course of the coaching relationship, you will notify me immediately so that I can discuss with you an appropriate referral.
Bridging Souls Coaching LLC is a service that provides personal coaching to specific individuals and/or groups. The client is aware that coaching is in no way to be construed or substituted as psychological counseling or any other type of therapy or medical advice. I will at all times exercise my best professional efforts, skills, and care of ensuring my client is coached to meet their life coaching goals, the client understands and acknowledges the coach will not be liable legally or otherwise, for the actions the client may or may not undertake as a result of the life coaching sessions.
No assumption of responsibility is made, or given, and the client requesting such advice agrees not to hold Bridging Souls Coaching LLC responsible or liable in any form or fashion, for such actions taken of their own accord. The method and process by which this advice and direction are given in no manner whatsoever, written or verbal, constitutes an agreement or liability on the part of the provider and is acknowledged to be different in many ways than clinical and medical counselling.
You agree that using any of these life coaching services is entirely at your own risk. Life coaching services are provided “as is”, without warranty of any kind, either expressed or implied, including without limitation any warranty for information services, coaching, 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. Any actions or lack of actions taken by the client of such advice is done so solely by the choice and responsibility of the client and is neither the responsibility nor liability of Bridging Souls Coaching LLC. The client takes full responsibility for the decisions they make after being coached as well as the consequences. The client enters into coaching with full understanding that they are responsible for creating their own results.
Release of Liability
Purchasing Bridging Souls Coaching LLC services, you confirm you have read and agree to the following statements present in this disclaimer.
- I agree that my coach is not a licensed therapist, psychiatric nor psychologist and not acting as a medical professional.
- I agree that coaching is not a substitute for counseling.
- I understand the use of technology is not secure and I accept the risks of confidentiality using technology to communicate.
- I agree coaching does not involve diagnosing or treatment for mental disorders.
- I understand coaching is not a regulated industry.
The services to be provided by the coach to the client are face-to-face or telephone/video chat coaching, as agreed jointly with the client. Coaching may address specific personal struggles or general conditions in the client’s life or profession. Other coaching services include value clarification, brainstorming, identifying plans of action, asking clarifying questions, and making empowering requests or suggestions for action. Additionally, the client may be asked to reflect on difficult topics or situations which may result in an expression of emotions.
Throughout the working relationship, the coach will engage in direct and personal conversations. The client understands that successful coaching requires a co-active collaborative approach between client and coach. In the coaching relationship, the coach plays the role of a facilitator of change, but it is the client’s responsibility to enact or bring about the change.
If the client believes the coaching is not working as desired, the client will communicate this with the coach as soon as possible and the coaching strategy will be restructured to address the client’s desired outcome of coaching.
You are very much encouraged to talk more with the coach as to receive a better understanding of what coaching is about and how to get the most out of it.