By booking a private session with Carolyn Elder, you acknowledge that you have read, comprehended, and fully agreed with the following:

You agree not to schedule a session until you have read, comprehended, and fully agreed to the terms and conditions of the following disclaimer.

A private session with Carolyn Elder is NOT a replacement or substitute for face-to-face, in-person, qualified medical, psychological, psychiatric, or legal advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Carolyn is not a medical doctor, and does not diagnose, assess, or otherwise treat any psychological disorder or condition as part of these sessions, nor does she prescribe or provide guidance with respect to medication. If you are or think you are suffering from a medical or psychological disorder or condition, please consult your doctor or other appropriately qualified professional immediately as such conditions will not be attended to as part these sessions. Please consider consulting your doctor and/or mental health service provider regarding these sessions in order to make an educated and informed decision as to whether they are in your best interest.

IF YOU ARE CONSIDERING OR CONTEMPLATING SUICIDE OR FEEL THAT YOU MAY BE A DANGER TO YOURSELF OR OTHERS, PLEASE NOTIFY THE POLICE OR CONTACT YOUR LOCAL EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES IMMEDIATELY. Never, ever, disregard professional advice or delay seeking professional advice as a result of something you have read on Carolyn’s website or elsewhere, or from anything that Carolyn says or writes to you. Carolyn shall not be liable for claims or damages arising from such communications and writings, and expressly disclaims any and all liability of any nature, for any action, or non-action, taken as a result of your attending a private session, meeting, or workshop, or providing any consultation or leadership services.

The words “counseling” and “consultation” utilized on Carolyn’s website are not used as medical, psychological, or psychotherapeutic terms, but simply to describe an honest, exploratory, private, and confidential conversation.

Sessions with Carolyn are best described as “spiritual” in nature, as “spiritual guidance” or “spiritual direction,” as these terms are currently used and understood, rather than prescriptive or intending to provide psychological assessment or treatment.

A private session with Carolyn is intended and designed to be informational and educational only, and to provide information, support, and encouragement based on information you choose to share with Carolyn.

You are fully and solely responsible for all information that you provide to Carolyn, for your interpretation of Carolyn’s words and actions, and for all actions resulting from or relating to your encounter with Carolyn.

Carolyn does not guarantee or warrant any particular outcome or result from your session, email or other electronic exchange, engagement with her writing in any form, or any other kind of encounter with her, and makes no claims as to the effectiveness of the sessions.

Using Carolyn’s services is entirely at your own risk without warranty of any kind, either expressed or implied, including without limitation any warranty for information, advice, or opinion offered. The services are requested by your own choice and with your inherent singular responsibility. Thank you for your understanding.