All of the information I provide on this website and as well as when using the chat is designed to support, not replace, the relationship that exists between a patient/site visitor and his/her existing physician, psychologist, therapist psychotherapist or doctor. The information and opinions expressed on this site or in the live therapist chat depend on the client's responses, their education and experience.
It is considered that the user has read and agreed to this disclaimer when using the information on this site, in the live chat, the worksheets, the blog etc. The information provided should be examined in the light of individual case-evaluation. I don't take any responsibility whatsoever for adverse consequences experienced by patients using the information provided on this website or in my live therapist chat. I assure you of the best possible efforts in my provisions for those who undergo the online therapy; however, please note that I do not claim to cure each and every case, nor do I guarantee any magical cure. I do not suggest that my online therapy is a replacement or substitute for conventional treatment. I take no responsibility for any perceived complications.
The tests on this website do not provide medical advice. They are intended for informational purposes only. The tests are not a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment/therapy. Never ignore professional medical advice in seeking treatment because of something you have read on this website.
My programs are step-by-step self-help programs. The feedback you receive in the worksheets and in the live chat is NOT to be considered as traditional therapy from a therapist/psychologist. It is only intended as feedback and assistance, so that you consider a self-help program yourself.
By using this site you accept the terms and conditions of this disclaimer. You agree that any use you make of my services is at your own risk and that I am not responsible for any damages or losses resulting from your reliance on such services.
Materials contained on this site are made available solely for educational purposes and as part of an effort to raise general awareness of the psychological treatments available to individuals with health issues. These materials are not intended to be, and are not a substitute for, direct professional medical or psychological care based on your individual condition and circumstances. While this site may contain descriptions of pharmacological, psychiatric and psychological treatments, such descriptions and any related materials should not be used to diagnose or treat a mental health problem without consulting a qualified mental health care provider. You are advised to consult your mental health provider about your personal questions or concerns.
Neither www.mywebtherapy.com nor its contributors are responsible for the contents of any off-site pages referenced. Links from the www.mywebtherapy.com site on the World Wide Web to other sites do not constitute an endorsement. These links are provided as an information service only.
Neither www.mywebtherapy.com, nor its contributors, shall be held liable for any improper or incorrect use of the information described and/or contained on the site. And we assume no responsibility for anyone’s use or misuse of the information. This disclaimer of liability applies to any damages or injury, including but not limited to those caused by any failure of performance, error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, computer virus, communication line failure, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to, alteration of, or use of record, negligence or under any other cause of action.
Warranty and Accuracy of Information Provided
Although the data and/or content found using the www.mywebtherapy.com website has been produced and processed from sources believed to be reliable, no warranty expressed or implied is made regarding accuracy, adequacy, completeness, legality or usefulness of any information. This disclaimer applies to both isolated and aggregate uses of the information. www.mywebtherapy.com provides the information on an “as is” basis. The information contained within this website is provided for informational purposes only and should not be used for therapy purposes. The use of this website does not imply nor establish any type of doctor/patient relationship. No diagnosis or treatment is being provided by the use of this website. The use of this website does not constitute nor offer any specific medical or psychological advice whatsoever to anyone and is not intended for that use. This website is not responsible for any misinterpretation of the information provided within this website or any consequences resulting from the use of this website. This website takes no responsibility for any websites that may be linked to this website nor imply any relationships or endorsements to any linked website.
Who Can Use my Services?
- You must be at least 18 years old to use my services.
- You are not allowed to use my services if you are feeling suicidal. Instead I strongly recommend you contact your local hospital for immediate help. Please use the links below for more information:
I cannot be held accountable for those with suicidal thoughts, tendencies, or actions.
Chat, Blog & Worksheets - Live Support
I promote a friendly approach in the chat rooms, the blog and when writing in the worksheets.
You are not allowed to use any of my services when under the influence of alcohol or any other drugs. I will not tolerate any abuse towards me. Abuse will be reported and severe action will be taken. For my abuse or if you are under the influence of alcohol/drugs, you could face a ban from my service, which will exclude you from any of my functions, including the chat rooms, the website and the blog. There will be no refund in such cases. If for some reason you don't agree with my comments and or advise or need some other feedback, please email me at: [email protected]
All of my programs found on this website are copyright-protected by international law. All abuse will be reported.
You are free to write texts about our services and of course link to our site - in fact I would much appreciate that. To find out more about copyright rules and/or law, please visit: http://wipo.int/copyright/en/.
After your subscription you will receive my newsletter. If, afterwards, you no longer want to receive my newsletter, just reply: "no newsletter" or click on the unsubscribe link in the email.
You may pay using any major credit/debit card through PayPal. All payments are made using SSL encrypted connections (https) for maximum security. I will never share your financial information with any other third party.
If you are not completely satisfied, there is a 24-hour cancelation period. Note that once the 24 hours period prior to your scheduled appointment has passed, you are deemed to have accepted therapy, and a refund is no longer possible.
Me as a therapist
It is my sole responsibility as a therapist to ensure that I only give therapy to people I am allowed to give therapy to, depending on local, state or national restrictions.
To provide services to you, I need to get private information from you. This information may be about your mental health, your medical health, or your use of alcohol or drugs. This notice describes how information about you may be used and disclosed and how to get access to this information. Please review it carefully.
My privacy pledge
I work hard to keep your personal information private and free from errors.
Who might follow this notice?
Network officers, employees, interns, and volunteers.
Anyone who has a contract with me to provide services to my practice or people served by me. In this notice, these people will be called my Partners.
You have the following rights regarding your personal information
Right to inspect and copy: In most cases, you have the right to request and receive a copy of information that is in your record at any time.
Right to Amend: If you think any information I have about you is not correct or complete, you can ask me to change the information, or add a statement to your record stating what you think is incorrect or incomplete. I can deny your request for certain reasons, but I must give you a written reason for my denial.
Right to Request Restrictions: You have the right to put limits on what I can do with your personal information. But, I am not required to agree with your request.
Right to Request Confidential Communications: You have the right to ask me to communicate with you in a certain way or at a certain location. For example, you may ask that I only get in touch with you at work or by mail. Before I can act on your rights, I will ask you to put your request in writing.
Please be aware, there may be a cost to receive information by regular mail.
If you believe your rights have been violated, you may file a complaint with me.
If you have any questions about this privacy notice, or your rights, please contact me at [email protected] You will not be penalized for filing a complaint.
I may make changes to this notice in the future. If I make changes, I will update this page and it will become my current notice. You are welcome to check on it at any time. My current notice will always tell you what you need to know about how I use your personal information. It will also tell you about your rights.
I am required by law to:
Make sure that any information that identifies you is kept private.
Give you this notice of my legal duties and privacy practices.
Follow the terms of the current notice.
(1) Routine disclosures are the ones I need to make as a part of serving you. I do not need any specific consent or permission from you for the uses listed below.
For treatment: Me or one of our partners' staff members involved in your care will be using your personal information.
For payment: I may communicate your personal information about you to get paid for your services. I will bill you, your insurance company (if applicable), or any third party who may be paying.
Operations: I may use personal information about you to improve the way I provide services.
Medical Records: The personal information in your record is seen by various staff to provide services, and to do filing, case reviews, billing, customer services, etc. The staff may use the information in your record in order to do their jobs.
Appointment Reminders: I may email you or call you to remind you of your next appointment.
(2) Disclosures, which require your consent. Sometimes, I will need your permission before I can use or communicate personal information. I will then ask you written permission.
Additional Services: Before I can help you work with another agency, I need to tell them some personal information about you. Examples of such services are hospitals, schools, nursing homes, Social Security offices, Department of Human Services (DHS), lawyers, courts etc.
Individuals involved in your Care: I may give personal information to other people or agencies that are helping me to provide your services. Examples are your family/friends you want informed, or other people who help you.
Your Primary Medical Doctor: I believe it is important to coordinate your mental health services with your physical health care. I will ask you to consent to share information with your doctor.
Jail or Prison: If you are an inmate of a jail or prison, I may release personal information about you to the jail or prison authorities.
Rights to Revoke: You have the right to revoke your consent but you must put it in writing.
(3) Mandatory Disclosures. There are certain times I am unable to protect the privacy of your personal information. I will give information about you when required to do so by federal, state, or local law.
To Avert a Serious Threat to Health or Safety: I want to keep you safe. I will give personal information about you to stop a serious threat to your health and safety, and, I will protect the health and safety of other people if you are in any way a threat to someone else.
Law Enforcement: I release personal information if asked by law enforcement officials:
a) In response to an order of the court.
b) To identify or locate a suspect, fugitive, material witness, or missing person.
Rights to Revoke: You have the right to revoke your consent but you must put it in writing.
My privacy practice follows the Rights of Recipients and Mental Health Codes established by the law.
I do not share your personal information with third parties.
I protect your personal information by reasonable security safeguards against unauthorized access, use and theft.
I do note store any information about your visit to this site, besides the use of Google Analytics.
If you have any questions feel free to contact me.
Cookies Policy - What is a cookie?
A cookie is a small amount of data, which often includes a unique identifier that is sent to your computer or mobile phone (referred to here as a "device") browser from a website's computer and is stored on your device's hard drive. Each website can send its own cookie to your browser if your browser's preferences allow it, but (to protect your privacy) your browser only permits a website to access the cookies it has already sent to you, not the cookies sent to you by other sites. Many sites do this whenever a user visits their website in order to track traffic flows.
Cookies record information about your preferences and allow me to tailor the websites to your interests. Users have the opportunity to set their devices to accept all cookies, to notify them when a cookie is issued, or not to receive cookies at any time. In the latter case, certain personalized services cannot then be provided to that user, and accordingly you may not be able to take full advantage of all features on this website. Each browser is different, so check the "Help" menu of your browser to learn how to change your cookie preferences.
Information supplied by cookies can help this website analyze the profile of visitors so I can provide you with a better user experience.
What information will I collect about you?
When you sign up to participate in or receive a service such as therapies, newsletters or comment on my blog, I may ask for personal information about you. This may consist of information such as your name, email address, postal address, telephone or mobile number or date of birth.
By entering your details in the fields as requested, you enable me and my service providers to provide you with the services you select.
How will you use the information you collect about me?
I will use your personal information for a number of purposes including the following:
for "service administration purposes", which means that I may contact you for reasons related to the appointment you have booked;
to contact you about a submission you have made to the website, including any content you provide.
to personalize the way the content is presented to you;
IP addresses are used to identify the location of users, the number of visits from different countries and also to block disruptive use; and
to analyze and improve the services offered on my website, e.g. to provide you with the most user-friendly navigation experience.
Will you share my personal information with anyone else?
I will keep your information confidential except where disclosure is required or permitted by law (for example to government bodies and law enforcement agencies). Generally, I will only use your information within my private practice. However, sometimes I use third parties to process your information (for example or payment providers). I will require these third parties to comply strictly with its instructions and I will require that they not use your personal information for their own business purposes.
Limits of Liability
This website content is a general educational health-related information product only.
As an express condition to reading the content of this website, you understand and agree to the following terms:
- None of the activities, exercises, or therapies (including products and services) mentioned in this website should be performed or otherwise used without clearance from your physician or health care provider if you have an existing medical and/or mental health condition.
- The website’s content is not a substitute for direct, personal, professional counselling or psychological care, medical care and diagnosis.
- If you choose to participate in activities, exercises, or therapies discussed or shown in this website, you do so of your own free will and accord, knowingly, and voluntarily assuming all risks associated with such activities, exercises, or therapies.
- The materials in this website are provided “as is” and without warranties of any kind either expressed or implied.
- The Author of this website does not warrant that defects will be corrected, or that the site or the server that makes this website available is free of viruses or other harmful components. The Author does not warrant or make any representations regarding the use or the results or the use of the materials in this website in terms of their correctness, accuracy, reliability, or otherwise.
- Under no circumstances, including, but not limited to, negligence, shall the Author be liable for any special or consequential damages that result from the use of, or the inability to use this website or any material from the website.
- In no event shall the Author’s total liability to you for all damages, losses, and causes of action (whether in contract, tort, including but not limited to, negligence or otherwise) exceed the amount paid by you, if any, for access to content on this website.
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- Facts and information are believed to be accurate at the time they were placed in this website.
- All data provided in this website is to be used for information purposes only. The information contained within is not intended to provide specific physical or mental health advice, or any other advice whatsoever, for any individual or company and should not be relied upon in that regard. The services described are only offered in jurisdictions where they may be legally offered.
- Information provided is not all-inclusive, and is limited to information that is made available and such information should not be relied upon as all-inclusive or accurate.
If you do not agree with these terms and express conditions, do not read this website. Your use of this website, services, and any participation in activities mentioned on this website, mean that you are agreeing to be legally bound by these terms.
THIS IS NOT A SUBSTITUTE FOR TREATMENT
The advice offered herein does not constitute a substitute for professional psychological treatment, therapy, or other types of professional advice and intervention. The author does not assume any responsibility for errors, omissions or contrary interpretations of the subject matter herein.
The self-help contents are solely the opinion of the blogger and should not be considered as a form of therapy, advice, direction and/or diagnosis or treatment of any kind: medical, spiritual, mental, or other. Instead, the advice included is designed to serve as a component of treatment augmenting the ongoing services of trained professional. If expert advice or counseling is needed, the services of a competent professional should be sought.
IF YOU THINK YOU ARE HAVING A MEDICAL EMERGENCY, CALL YOUR DOCTOR 911 OR YOUR COUNTRY'S EMERGENCY HOT LINE IMMEDIATELY. You can also call one of the suicide hotlines which are listed on http://www.suicide.org. The website and blog does not create a doctor/patient relationship. Eugenia Kyrezis is a licensed psychologist only in the country of Greece, and can give specific mental health advice only to her patients. If you feel that you or a loved one may need mental health help, please visit the American Psychological Association website’s Help Center at http://locator.apa.org/ . This website and blog is for educational and informational purposes only. It is not a substitute for professional medical, psychiatric or psychological advice. You use the information in this website at your own risk. All of the information in this website is provided “as-is,” with no warranties of any kind, express or implied.