Disclaimer of Liability

Coach Disclaimer of Liability

Jennifer Helene, is an Ontological Coach, but she is not your medical doctor.  She is strictly acting as a Coach and talking to you as a Coach and Educator.  It is your responsibility to determine how to use the educational information learned from Jennifer Helene or her associates.  If you have a medical condition and need medical advice you need to contact your health care provider.

When you enter into a coaching agreement with Jennifer Helene you are considered a Coaching Participant (Client).  Coaching Participant hereby employs the Jennifer Helene and her associates (Coach) for the purpose of advising the Coaching Participant with respect to Coaching Participant’s strategic planning, communications, team leadership, and/or quality of life.  “Coaching” is a Professional Coaching Participant relationship that the Coaching Participant has with the Coach, designed to facilitate the creation and development of personal, professional or business goals, and/or to develop and carry out a strategy and plan for achieving those goals.  Your Coach has experience in such matters and agrees to render such coaching services.  Coaching Participant understands and your Coach agrees not to be an employment agent, financial analyst, business manager, psychotherapist, psychiatrist, family or marriage counselor, be your medical doctor or any other profession of the healing arts.

Jennifer Helene and her associates are Coaches. Nothing more and nothing less. Your Coach cannot, and does not, make any promises, guarantees, warranties or representations about results other than Coaches diligent work with you.  Services are being provided “AS IS” without warranty of any kind, either express or implied, including without limitation any warranty for information, coaching, products or services provided through or in connection with the Services.  The Services are requested at the Coaching Participant’s own choice and with inherent singular responsibility of the Coaching Participant.

Your coach has not promised, shall not be obligated to, and will not 1) procure or attempt to procure employment, business or sales for the Coaching Participant 2) perform accounting services, tax advising or investment counseling or 3) act as a therapist, provide psychological or psychiatric counseling or treatment, marriage or family counseling, medical treatment, or any other aspect of the healing arts.

The Coaching Participant fully understands that Coaching Services are being provided with the understanding Coach is not licensed in any of these areas or even in your State. Coach has other associated professionals if needed, including State Licensed (FL) psychotherapists, accountant(s), financial advisors, and medical professionals Coach can refer Coaching Participant to if needed.

Coaching Participant is utilizing any or every part of the Services entirely at Coaching Participant’s own risk.  The Coach shall not be responsible for any loss or damage caused, or alleged to have been caused, directly or indirectly, by the information or ideas contained, suggested, or referenced in the Services.  Coach is simply providing free speech and educational information.  It is up to the Coaching Participant to decide how to use this information to improve their life.  Coaching Participant’s understanding that Coaching Participant is able to make his or her own decisions about all matters in life, and the Coach is not responsible for Coaching Participant’s decision(s) or non-decision(s), whether it be personal, business, financial, health, or any other decisions or lack of, which Coaching Participant fails to make or not make.

The information, instruction or advice given by Coach is not intended to be a substitute for competent professional medical or psychological (mental) diagnosis, treatment and care.  Coaching Participant should not discontinue or modify any medication or therapy presently being taken pursuant to medical advice, without obtaining approval from your healthcare professional.  If a Coaching Participant suspects a medical condition they should always seek medical attention from a their personal physician or find the appropriate health care professional to evaluate their complaints.  As a Coaching Participant, you must take complete responsibility for your own physical health and emotional well-being.

Coaching and this website are not a substitute for you seeking expertise from specialists in the following fields: all medical, physical and mental health specialties and conditions, psychology and psychological counseling, wellness, therapeutic interventions (including spiritual and/or religious beliefs), diagnostic procedures and screenings, any form of physical or mental health counseling or treatment, or evaluation and treatment from professionals of the healing arts.  It is up to you to independently assess any decisions, actions or inactions, resulting from or relating to the website or a coaching experience.

Coaching and the website are not a substitute for advice and/or representation from professionals for legal, financial, tax, personnel, personal, religious, or spiritual.  It is up to you to independently assess any decisions, actions or inactions resulting from or relating to the website or a coaching experience.

In general, all communications between Coaching Participant and Coach are confidential.  No information about Coaching Participant will be released outside the sessions without Coaching Participant’s permission.  The EXCEPTIONS to confidentiality include, but are not limited to the following: (1) the Coach determines Coaching Participant is a threat to himself or herself, or another person; (2) there is suspected abuse or neglect of a child, an elderly or disabled person; (3) Coaching Participant is threatening to commit a crime; (4) there is a medical emergency; or (5) through a court order to disclose Coaching Participant’s records.  In the event of such a situation, Coach will make reasonable efforts to discuss it with Coaching Participant before taking any action.  Moreover, Coach may disclose any information from coaching sessions as required by applicable law as necessary or advisable to: (a) protect Coach’s rights, safety or property or the rights, safety or property of others; (b) enforce the Terms of Use and/or this agreement, including consultation(s) with counsel; (c) respond to your requests for customer service or other information; (d) comply with legal process or cooperate with law enforcement or governmental requests; or (e) comply with or as permitted by applicable laws and regulations.

Coaching Participant hereby waives any and all claims against the Coach, its staff, directors, officers, employees, associates, subcontractors, volunteers, agents, and other members that relate to coaching services or the consequences that may occur as a result of following the advice given.  Any disputes that may arise between Coaching Participant and the Coach shall be resolved by mediation, and if not resolved by mediation, then by binding arbitration under the procedures and supervision of the American Arbitration Association.  Damages will be actual monetary damages only. The prevailing party will be entitled to attorney’s fees.  Jurisdiction for any action shall be West Palm Beach, FL.

Coaching does not involve the diagnosis or treatment of physical or mental disorders as defined by the American Medical Association, American Psychiatric Association, Medicare and Medicaid. Coaching is not a substitute for counseling, psychotherapy, psychoanalysis, mental health care or substance abuse treatment.  Coaching is not to be used in place of any form of diagnosis, treatment or therapy.  Coaching is not to be used as a substitute for professional advice by legal, medical, financial, business, spiritual or other qualified professionals.

All decisions in these areas are exclusively the Coaching Participant’s and the Coaching Participant’s decisions and actions regarding them are the Coaching Participant’s sole responsibility.  The Coaching Participant is fully responsible for the Coaching Participant’s physical, mental and emotional well-being during the coaching calls, including the Coaching Participant’s choices and decisions.

You must agree to hold harmless Jennifer Helene (Coach) and anyone affiliated with Jennifer Helene from any claims, liability, or loss incurred directly or indirectly by you (or anyone you may teach or seek to help using) as a result of the use or application of any techniques or methods learned from the Coaching sessions.