All therapeutic (coaching, consulting, wellness, etc.) services and communication, email or otherwise, delivered by Brian Stalcup, MEd as well as information set forth on this website (brianstalcup.com) are meant to help you identify the areas in your life and in your thinking that may be standing in your way. However, coaching is not professional mental health care or medical care. If you feel psychologically stressed to the point that it is interfering with your ability to function, please have the courage to seek the help you need in the form of a licensed professional psychiatrist. Services rendered by Brian Stalcup, MEd may augment your therapy, but this work is meant to be done when major emotional and psychological wounds are already healing or healed.
In that spirit, by receiving services from Brian Stalcup MEd, you confirm that you have read and agree to each statement and that you wish to proceed:
I understand that the services I will be receiving from Brian Stalcup, MEd are not offered as a substitute for professional mental health care or medical care and are not intended to diagnose, treat or cure any mental health or medical conditions. I also understand that Brian Stalcup, MEd is not acting as a mental health counselor or a medical professional.
I understand that coaching and wellness is, at present, an unregulated industry and that Brian Stalcup MEd is not licensed by the State of Oklahoma or any other state. I also understand that for all legal purposes, the services provided by Brian Stacup, MEd will be considered to be provided in the State of Oklahoma.
I understand and agree that I am fully responsible for my well-being during my sessions, and subsequently, including my choices and decisions.
I understand that coaching and wellness services are not a substitute for counseling, psychotherapy, psychoanalysis, mental health care or substance abuse treatment, and I will not use it in place of any form of therapy.
I understand that all comments and ideas offered by Brian Stalcup, MEd are solely for the purpose of aiding me in achieving my defined goals. I have the ability to give my informed consent, and hereby give such consent to Brian Stalcup, MEd to assist me in achieving such goals.
I understand that to the extent our work together involves career or business, Brian Stalcup, MEd is not promising outcomes included but not limited to increased clientelle, profitability and or business success.
I understand that Brian Stalcup, MEd will protect my information as confidential unless I state otherwise in writing. If I report child, elder abuse or neglect or threaten to harm myself or someone else, I understand that necessary actions will be taken and my confidentiality agreement limited in this capacity. Furthermore, if Brian Stalcup, MEd is ordered by a court to provide information or to testify, Brian Stalcup, MEd will do so to the extent the law requires.
I understand that the use of technology is not always secure and I accept the risks of confidentiality in the use of email, text, phone, Skype and other technology.
I hereby release, waive, acquit and forever discharge Brian Stalcup, MEd from every claim, suit action, demand or right to compensation for damages I may claim to have or that I may have arising out of acts or omissions by myself or Brian Stalcup, MEd as a result of the advice given by Brian Stalcup, MEd or otherwise resulting from the relationship contemplated by this agreement. I further declare and represent that no promise, inducement or agreement not expressed in this agreement has been made to me to sign this agreement.