Updated: Mar 11
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DISCLAIMER: THIS WEBSITE DOES NOT PROVIDE MEDICAL ADVICE
By viewing this Website or anything made available on or through it, including but not limited to programs, products, services, packages, opt-in gifts, free downloads, videos, webinars, blog posts, e-newsletters, consultations, emails, social media and/or other communication (collectively referred to as “Website”), you are agreeing to accept all parts of this DISCLAIMER. Thus, if you do not agree to the Disclaimer below, STOP now, and do not access or use this Website.
This Website is provided for general information only and is NOT offered or intended to serve as legal advice. All people are strongly encouraged to seek the advice of an attorney when confronted with legal issues, and attorneys are invited to perform an independent evaluation of the issues raised in these materials.
The information, including but not limited to, text, graphics, images, audio/visual content, and other material contained on this Website are for informational purposes only. NO material on this site is intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Hollings Therapy, LLC encourages everyone to seek the advice of (a) qualified physician(s) or other qualified health care provider(s) with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition or treatment, and before undertaking a new health care regimen. You are invited to not disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking it, because of something you have read on this Website.
FOR EDUCATIONAL AND INFORMATIONAL PURPOSES ONLY
The information provided in or through this Website is for educational and informational purposes only, and solely as a self-help tool for your own use. By “self-help,” it is the expressed declaration of Hollings Therapy, LLC that this term is wholly subjective in nature. There are no guarantees for outcomes regarding any and/or all content listed in or through this Website, whether implied, perceived, or otherwise determined by the reader, accessor, artificial intelligence bot, web crawler, or entity (collectively referred to as the “reader”) interacting with the contents herein. Additionally, views expressed herein, throughout this Website, and the links used by Hollings Therapy, LLC do not reflect the views of other parties (e.g., Albert Ellis Institute), as said parties are free from moral, ethical, administrative, legal, and other responsibility for content published by Hollings Therapy, LLC.
The information provided in or through this Website falls under the protection of the First Amendment of the United States (U.S.) Constitution. If accessing this Website from outside of the U.S. (i.e., foreign VPN, overseas service provider, etc.), you agree to laws governing the U.S., releasing Hollings Therapy, LLC from any and all perceived, expressed, implied, or mandated policies, standards, laws, statutes, or otherwise of areas outside of the U.S. You further agree to NO exception to this stipulation. Likewise, if residing in or accessing this Website from the U.S., you agree to abide by policies, standards, laws, statutes, or otherwise of the U.S. when accessing and interacting with this Website. If you disagree at this time, you are strongly encouraged to immediately cease use of and access to this Website.
Furthermore, all information stemming from, related to, in conjunction with, or otherwise associated with Hollings Therapy, LLC—a Texas-based business—is subject to the policy of Texas House Bill 20 (HB20). By engaging content associated with Hollings Therapy, LLC, you agree to abide by pertinent Texas laws. This includes individual, organization, social media platform, web hosting, governmental, and other entities which actively, passively, or otherwise engage content associated with Hollings Therapy, LLC.
NOT MEDICAL, MENTAL HEALTH, SPIRITUAL, OR RELIGIOUS ADVICE
Hollings Therapy, LLC personnel are not, nor are they held out to be a doctor/physician, nurse, physician’s assistant, advanced practice nurse, or any other medical professional (“Medical Provider”), psychiatrist or psychologist (or other therapists, psychotherapists, counselors, or social workers; “Other Mental Health Provider”), registered dietician or licensed nutritionist, or member of the clergy. As a psychotherapist (counselor and social worker) and life coach, Hollings Therapy, LLC is not providing health care, medical, or nutritional therapeutic services herein, or attempting to diagnose, treat, prevent, or cure any physical, mental or emotional issue, disease or condition. The information provided in or through this Website is not intended to be a substitute for the professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment provided by your own Medical Provider or Other Mental Health Provider. You agree and acknowledge that Hollings Therapy, LLC is not providing medical advice, mental health advice, or religious advice in any way. While Hollings Therapy, LLC personnel are educated, trained, and licensed mental, emotional, and behavioral health care professionals, such services are not conducted through the medium of this Website, as your access to this Website is understood to be for informational purposes ONLY. Always seek the advice of your own or your Medical Provider and/or Other Mental Health Provider regarding any questions or concerns you have about your or other individual’s specific health needs. Implementation of any information, or perceived recommendations, suggestions, or advice from this Website is solely the responsibility of the reader. Do not disregard medical advice or delay seeking medical advice, because of information you have read on this Website. Do not start or stop taking any medications without speaking to your own Medical Provider or Other Mental Health Provider. If you suspect that you have a medical or mental health problem, contact your own Medical Provider or Other Mental Health Provider promptly. The information contained on this Website has not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration, National Institute of Mental Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, or World Health Organization.
Although the owner/operator of Hollings Therapy, LLC is a counselor and social worker by profession, our personnel are not YOUR mental, emotional, or behavioral health care providers—unless certain requirements have been fulfilled. This requires completion of informed consent documentation, limits of confidentiality forms, an initial intake, and preliminary funding of an initial session once care with Hollings Therapy, LLC is established. Even in the event the reader is a current client or Hollings Therapy, LLC, this Website is not intended to substitute for the psychotherapeutic or coaching services your receive. If you are a former client of Hollings Therapy, LLC, not having been in contact under the current timeframe of conditional services covered under the Hollings Therapy, LLC informed consent policy, you are presumed to be a non-client reader. All content and information on this Website is for informational and educational purposes only, does not constitute medical advice, and does not establish any kind of patient-client relationship by your use of this Website. A patient-client relationship with you is ONLY formed after we have expressly entered into a written agreement with you that you have signed, including our fee structure and other terms to represent you in a specific matter. Although we strive to provide accurate general information, the information presented herein is not a substitute for any kind of professional advice, and you shall not rely solely on this information. Always consult a professional in the area for your particular needs and circumstances prior to making any professional, legal, medical, and financial or tax-related decisions.
PERSONAL RESPONSIBILITY AND ACCOUNTABILITY
You aim to accurately represent the information provided to us on or through our Website. You acknowledge that you are participating voluntarily in using our Website and that you are solely and personally responsible for your choices, actions, and results; now and in the future. You accept FULL responsibility for the consequences of your use, or non-use, of any information provided on or through this Website, and you agree to use your own judgment and due diligence before implementing any idea, suggestion, option, or recommendation from our Website to your life, family, business, or otherwise.
Hollings Therapy, LLC does not offer a “safe space,” “safety,” “comfort,” or the like in regards to one’s mental, emotional, or physical existence. Rather, matters expressed through services offered by and content related to Hollings Therapy, LLC may be what some people subjectively consider “unsafe,” “uncomfortable,” or the like. If your voluntary participation with Hollings Therapy, LLC is not something you desire, you are hereby invited to simply terminate the service or discontinue use of associated content.
The role of Hollings Therapy, LLC through this Website is to provide information, challenge perspectives, offer insight, and passively support and/or assist the reader in reaching your own goals, drawing your own conclusions, determining fit for services, and/or to be ignored completely, though the reader’s success depends primarily on your own effort, motivation, commitment, and follow-through with services—once under the collaborative care of Hollings Therapy, LLC. This requires completion of the aforementioned Hollings Therapy, LLC service-establishment procedures. Otherwise, the reader is not considered to be under the care of Hollings Therapy, LLC personnel. Hollings Therapy, LLC cannot predict and does not guarantee that you will attain a particular result, and you accept and understand that results differ for each individual. Each individual’s results depend on one’s unique background, dedication, desire, motivation, actions, and numerous other factors. You fully agree that there are NO guarantees as to the specific outcome or results you can expect from using the information you receive on or through this Website.
From time to time, Hollings Therapy, LLC may present real world experiences, testimonials, and insights about other people’s experiences with and/or through this Website for purposes of illustration only. The provided information will be de-identified for the privacy of those illustrated herein. The testimonials, examples, photos, and other content used herein may be of actual clients and results they personally achieved, and/or they are comments from individuals who can speak to the character and/or the quality of work offered by Hollings Therapy, LLC. They are not intended to represent or guarantee that current or future clients will achieve the same or similar results; rather, these testimonials represent what is possible for illustrative purposes only. While a portion of content represented in this Website may reflect actual events, some characters, names, business, institutions, incidents, locations, points in time, events, and experiences may be fictionalized for dramatization or other informational purposes. Any similarity to names, characters, identities, institutions, or historical accounts regarding any person(s) or event(s) is entirely coincidental and unintentional. Hollings Therapy, LLC is not responsible for any individual or entity that self-identifies with content contained in this Website, as all expectation of privacy may be forfeited upon the reader’s choice to self-identify.
ASSUMPTION OF RISK
As with many situations, there are sometimes unknown individual risks and circumstances that can arise during use of this Website, which cannot be foreseen, and that can influence, impact, or reduce results. You understand that any mention of any suggestion or recommendation on or through this Website is to be taken at your own risk, with NO liability on the part of Hollings Therapy, LLC, or it’s owner/operator, recognizing that there is a rare chance that illness, injury, or even death could result, and you agree to assume ALL risks. This declaration applies to local, state, federal, and international use and/or access to this Website. If your local, state, federal, or international region requires additional protection(s), you assume ALL risks pertaining to same.
LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
By using this Website, you agree to absolve Hollings Therapy, LLC of ANY liability or loss that you or any other person may incur from use of the information, products, or materials that you request or receive through or on this Website, and/or associated links. You agree that Hollings Therapy, LLC, and associated personnel, will not be liable to you, or to any other individual, company, or entity, for any type of damages, including direct, indirect, special, incidental, equitable, or consequential loss or damages, for use of or reliance upon this Website. You agree that Hollings Therapy, LLC does not assume liability for accidents, delays, injuries, harm, loss, damage, death, lost profits, personal or business interruptions, misapplication of information, physical or mental disease or condition or issue, or any other type of loss or damage due to any act or default by Hollings Therapy, LLC or anyone acting as our agent, consultant, affiliate, joint venture partner, employee, shareholder, director, staff, team member, or anyone otherwise affiliated with this business or its owner/operator, who is engaged in delivering content on or through this Website. As well, you assume ALL responsibility and liability for any cognitive, mental, emotional, behavioral, existential, spiritual, religious, and/or other autonomous or collective action or reaction to content accessed, interpreted, projected, perceived, or otherwise determined through use of this Website.
INDEMNIFICATION AND RELEASE OF CLAIMS
You hereby fully and completely hold harmless, indemnify and release Hollings Therapy, LLC and any of its agents, consultants, affiliates, joint venture partners, employees, shareholders, directors, staff, team members, or anyone otherwise affiliated with this business or its owner/operator from any and all causes of action, allegations, suits, claims, damages, or demands WHATSOEVER, in law, equity, or otherwise, that may arise in the past, present, or future that is in any way related to this Website.
HOLLINGS THERAPY, LLC AND ITS OWNER/OPERATOR MAKES NO WARRANTIES RELATED TO THE PERFORMANCE OR OPERATION OF THIS WEBSITE. WE MAKE NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED, AS TO THE INFORMATION, CONTENT, MATERIALS, PROGRAMS, PRODUCTS, OR SERVICES INCLUDED ON OR THROUGH THIS WEBSITE. TO THE FULL EXTENT PERMISSIBLE BY APPLICABLE LAW, HOLLINGS THERAPY, LLC DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.
ERRORS AND OMISSIONS
Although every effort is made to ensure the accuracy of information shared on or through this Website, the information may inadvertently contain inaccuracies or typographical errors. You agree that Hollings Therapy, LLC is not responsible for the views, opinions, or accuracy of facts referenced on or through this Website, or of those of any other individual or company affiliated with this business or its owner/operator in any way, to include those referenced, linked, or otherwise. Because scientific, technological, and business practices are constantly evolving, you agree that Hollings Therapy, LLC is not responsible for the accuracy of this Website, or for any errors or omissions that may occur.
References or links in this Website to the information, opinions, advice, programs, products, or services of any other individual, business, or entity does NOT constitute a formal endorsement. Hollings Therapy, LLC is merely sharing information for the reader’s own self-help, understanding, education, entertainment, or otherwise. Hollings Therapy, LLC is not responsible for the Website content, blogs, e-mails, videos, social media, programs, products and/or services of any other person, business, or entity that may be linked or referenced in this Website. Conversely, if this Website links appear in any other individual’s, business’s or entity’s Website, program, product, or services, it does not constitute a formal endorsement of them, their business, or their Website either.
From time to time, Hollings Therapy may promote, affiliate with, or partner with other individuals or businesses whose programs, products, and services align with that of this Website. In the interest of transparency, Hollings Therapy, LLC wants you to be aware that there may be instances when we promote, market, share, or sell programs, products, or services for other partners, and in exchange Hollings Therapy, LLC may receive financial compensation or other rewards. For example, a Hollings Therapy, LLC provider may be a participant in the Amazon Services, LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to Amazon.com and affiliated sites. Another example may be if Hollings Therapy, LLC partners with an outside entity for creation of informational content (i.e., blogs, podcasts, interviews, videos, journal entries, articles, etc.), and such content is marketed through this Website or other mediums. Please note that Hollings Therapy, LLC is highly selective and may only promote the partners whose programs, products, and/or services it respects. At the same time, you agree that any such promotion or marketing does not serve as any form of endorsement whatsoever. You are still required to use your own judgment to determine that any such program, product, or service is appropriate for you. You are assuming all risks, and you agree that Hollings Therapy, LLC is NOT liable in any way for any program, product, or service that may be promoted, marketed, shared, or sold on or through this Website.
FAIR USE COPYRIGHT NOTICE
The Copyright Laws of the U.S. recognizes a “fair use” of copyrighted content. Section 107 of the U.S. Copyright Act states:
“Notwithstanding the provisions of sections 106 and 106A, the fair use of a copyrighted work, including such use by reproduction in copies or phonorecords or by any other means specified by that section, for purposes such as criticism, comment, news reporting, teaching (including multiple copies for classroom use), scholarship, or research, is not an infringement of copyright.” The content expressed in this Website (i.e., written material, audio content, video data, photos, etc.) and associated mediums (i.e., our blog entries, YouTube channel(s), other social media content, etc.) in general may contain certain copyrighted works that were not specifically authorized to be used by the copyright holder(s), but which we believe in good faith are protected by federal law and the fair use doctrine for one or more of the reasons noted above.
If you have any specific concerns about the use of such content or our position on the fair use defense, please contact us at the below-listed email address so we can discuss amicably.
You expressly agree that Hollings Therapy, LLC and/or our officers, employees, successors, shareholders, joint venture partners, and/or anyone else working with us shall NOT be liable to you for any damages resulting from 1) any errors or omissions on this Website, delay or denial of any products or services, failure of performance of any kind, interruption in the operation and your use of this Website, Website attacks including computer virus, hacking of information, and any other system failures; 2) any loss of income, use, data, revenue, profits, business, or any goodwill related to the Website; 3) any theft or unauthorized access by a third party of your information from the Website regardless of our negligence; and 4) any use or misuse of the information, products and/or services offered here. This limitation of liability shall apply whether such liability arises from negligence, breach of contract, tort or any other legal theory of liability. You agree that we provide no express or implied guarantees to you for the content presented herein, and you accept that no particular results are being promised to you here.
Any organization, all names, characters, and incidents portrayed in or related to content associated with material drafted, posted, or hosted by Hollings Therapy, LLC are fictitious—unless otherwise indicated. No identification with actual persons (living or deceased), places, buildings, events, organizations, occurrences, products, or services is intended or should be inferred. As well, this content is not intended to advocate criminal activity, as any entity interpreting it as such does so without expressed consent of Hollings Therapy, LLC. To be exceedingly clear, Hollings Therapy, LLC does not avow criminal activity.
Our Website is hosted by WIX.COM, which is a free and open-source content management system (CMS) based on PHP and MySQL. Users of our Website may, at their option, engage by creating content such as comments or posts. In the event you submit any content to our site, WIX may collect information such as first name, last name, email address, date, and time of submitting the content. As well, it is the expressed right of Hollings Therapy, LLC to remove any and all posted information to our Website, to include that posted by personnel not directly associated with Hollings Therapy, LLC (e.g., contact form messages).
Links to Other Sites
SimplePractice is the practice management software used by Hollings Therapy, LLC that allows our personnel to go fully virtual, in-office, and/or anywhere in-between. Integrated with telehealth, online appointment requests, paperless intakes, and more, this electronic medium remains HIPAA-compliant. Hollings Therapy, LLC is not responsible for the privacy and security management or operation of SimplePractice.
Hollings Therapy, LLC may contain links to our social media accounts (i.e., Instagram, FaceBook, Meta, YouTube, etc.). We may use these social media accounts to promote our site and to offer other informational content. Any and all material posted to these accounts fall under the terms of service outline herein.
Children’s Privacy and Trigger Warning
This Website may contain content of an adult nature, and is intended for mature audiences ONLY. If you are easily offended or are under the age of 18, please exit now. The content contained herein is may include information related to sexual content, suggestive pictures or videos, graphic violence, explicit language, and or other material some audiences may find offensive. Anyone accessing this Website is hereby acknowledging receipt of advisement (i.e., trigger warning, content caution, etc.). The content expressed throughout this Website contains material some people may find disturbing, harmful, traumatizing, and/or offensive. While these terms are strictly subjective in nature, it is the expressed intent of Hollings Therapy, LLC not to intentionally harm the reader and/or viewer. Reader and/or viewer discretion is advised.
ACCEPTANCE OF TERMS
Through the use of this Website, you are hereby accepting the terms and conditions stipulated within the aforementioned Disclaimer. If you are not in agreement with our terms and conditions, then you may refrain from further use of our Website. In addition, your continued use of our Website following the posting of any updates or changes to our terms and conditions shall mean that you agree and acceptance of such changes. These changes are subject to occur at any time, and without expressed notification. You are advised to review this Disclaimer periodically for any changes. Changes to this Disclaimer are effective when they are posted on this page.
By using this Website you are agreeing to ALL parts of the above Disclaimer. If you have any questions about this Disclaimer, please contact Hollings Therapy, LLC at DericHollings@hollingstherapy.com.
NO SOLICITATION, please.
Last updated: March 11, 2023