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All of the information on this website is provided for educational purposes only, to help raise awareness of the issues discussed.

Reading and/or commenting on this website does not constitute the establishment of any client-therapist relationship. Establishing a therapeutic relationship with me only happens after someone meets with me in person, AND we both agree to work together in that capacity and actually begin to do so.  

This website can not provide professional therapeutic diagnosis, treatment, or advice for anyone’s specific life situation.  It is not in any way a substitute for actual participation in therapy.

Also, I am not licensed to give legal or medical advice; and none of the information on this website constitutes legal or medical advice.I have included links to various websites and/or resources under the “Resources” section of this website. Those links are provided as a courtesy.  They do not constitute a thorough survey of available resources. The inclusion of these links should not be interpreted as a recommendation or endorsement; and none of the entities that are linked here, pay me for including links to their websites or other contact information.

I have served as an assistant/independent contractor with Somatic Experiencing Trauma Institute, and in that capacity I have received financial compensation for my role in organizing Somatic Experiencing trainings and providing student educational sessions for credit towards certification. I also may receive financial compensation for any Somatic Experiencing introductory seminars I conduct. Other than my own individual conduct in those aforementioned capacities, I am not responsible for any content, efficacy, conduct, or practices of any of the resources or entities I have provided links to.

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