Legal Disclaimer - Terms of Service

The general contents of this website are provided solely for educational and informational purposes and are not meant to provide professional counselling or therapeutic services.

The Client indemnifies and holds harmless Atia Counselling, its’ owner, therapists, and counsellors therein. If you have a crisis, are in need of suicide prevention or deem yourself or others to be in danger of any kind, call 911.

If this is an emergency (you are thinking of harming yourself or someone else) you need to call 911 immediately. It is imperative that you contact someone immediately for assistance.

Atia Counselling specifically disclaims any and all liability for any claims or damages that may result from providing the website or the information it contains, including any web sites maintained by third parties and linked.

Even though Atia Counselling uses quality secure web servers, firewalls, we cannot guarantee nor be held responsible for a compromise of information. Atia Counselling holds strict confidentiality of all information from its online/telephone clients.

Use of the Atia Counselling website constitutes understanding and acceptance of these provisions.

Use of this site will indicate you have read and understood all of the foregoing “Legal Disclaimer” find the terms and conditions stated therein to be fair and reasonable, and agree to abide by all of the terms and conditions stated therein. Atia Counselling reserves the right to modify any of these terms and they will continue to apply, as modified, to your current, previous or future use of this site; you agree to periodically review this site’s Legal Disclaimer and, if you do not wish a recent modification to apply to you, then you may discontinue use. When you access online professional services with Atia Counselling you will not misrepresent your identity, and you hereby state and warrant that you are 18 years of age or older. If under the age of 18 consent from parents/legal guardian must also be provided. You agree to indemnify and hold harmless Atia Counselling from and against any claims, actions, demands, liabilities or settlements including without limitation, reasonable attorneys fees and costs, resulting from any violation by you of these conditions of use.

There may be websites linked to and from this site that are operated or created by or for individuals/organizations outside of Atia Counselling. Those individuals/organizations are solely responsible for the operation and information (including the right to display such information) found on their respective websites. The linking to or from this site does not imply on the part of Atia Counselling any endorsement or guarantee of any of the individual/organizations or information (including the right to display such information) found on their respective websites.

Atia Counselling does not assume and is not responsible for any liability whatsoever for the linking of any of these linked websites, the operation or content (including the right to display such information) of any of the linked websites, nor for any of the information, interpretation, comments or opinions expressed in any of the linked websites. Any comments or inquiries regarding the linked Web sites are to be directed to the particular organization for whom the particular website is being operated.

Expectations and Demonstration of Mutual Respect

The Client shall not use any mood-altering substance the day of their Online Session. The provider may cancel the session if it is suspected that the client is under the influence of alcohol or a drug which may affect cognition and comprehension. The provider may cancel the session if it is determined that the client’s behaviour and/or conduct in the online session is inappropriate.

Contact Information

The client shall ensure at all times that the provider has current contact information. It is the client’s responsibility to let the provider know if there is any reason that the provider should not leave a message when contacting the client by phone.

Cancellation Policy

If the client is not able to keep the scheduled appointment, they are to give a notice at least 24-hours prior to the start of the session to reschedule without charge.  If less than 24 hour notice is given, or if they miss, or forget an appointment, the client will be charged a non-refundable fee.