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Ownership of Site:  This site is owned by Lorraine Garcia, PhD, LCPC.  By using this website, you agree with and accept all the terms and conditions of this Disclaimer, accessed at www.lorrainegarcia.com and www.safeharbortherapy.com.  If you do not agree, please do not use this site.

Compliance with State Laws:  Lorraine Garcia is a Licensed Certified Professional Counselor in the State of Maryland.  If you are accessing this site from any other state than Maryland, you are responsible for the compliance of your state laws.

Not Professional Advice, Assessment, or Treatment:  The information provided in this site is not, nor is it intended to be, counseling, psychotherapy or provide medical or spiritual advice and is not a replacement or substitution for counseling, psychotherapy, or consulting. The information and resources contained on this website are not intended to assess, diagnose, or treat any medical and/or mental health disease or condition. 

Educational and Informational:  The information on this website is only intended to be used for educational and informational purposes, and for no other reason. The purpose of this site is to help those who are interested to become better informed and educated.  You need to use your own judgment before applying any information to your own life or situation.

Information and Reference Only:  This website includes links to other websites for informational and reference purposes only and does not endorse, warrant or guarantee the products, services or information described or offered at these other websites.  While there are links to other 3rd party sites, none of those are affiliated with Lorraine Garcia nor does she have any vested interest in them nor they in her.  They are provided as sources you may use for your own interest and investigation. 

Any references or links to other websites or to the information, opinions, advice, programs, products or services of any other individual, business or entity does not constitute my formal endorsement. Information provided on this site is merely for sharing helpful resources and information and readers of this site need to use your own judgment before applying any of the information from other sites to your own life.

Testimonials, Stories, and Any testimonials or stories in this website are examples and not to be construed otherwise.

Not a Counselor-Client Relationship:  The use of this site does not constitute a counselor-client relationship with Lorraine Garcia and does not obligate her to follow-up with, contact, or accept as a patient or client those who use this site.  If you are seeking assistance with an emotional or personal problem or are looking for advice you should make any and all decisions on the judgement and advice of your personal counselor or physician who has evaluated you in person.  

Accuracy and Updates to Website:  This site may include contributions with technical inaccuracies, errors, or typographical errors that will be corrected as discovered. While website content is updated periodically to keep current information available, there is no guarantee that articles, resources and information will to be up to date with respect to the latest therapeutic information, research or specific practices related to counseling or psychotherapy.  Lorraine Garcia reserves the right to update or change information contained in this Web site at any time.

Terms of Use:  By use of this website, you agree to hold Lorraine Garcia harmless from and against any claims, actions or demands, liabilities and settlements including without limitation, reasonable legal and accounting fees, resulting from, or alleged to result from, your violation of this Terms of Use.  

Use by Attorneys is Prohibited:  Use of the website by attorneys is strictly prohibited. The website is not intended for use in legal proceedings of any sort or to help establish a medico-legal standard of care. Contents of the Site should not be deemed sufficient in detail, accuracy, or timeliness to be cited as legal evidence either for or against the opinions, decisions, or actions of any counselor, psychotherapist, or physician, including Lorraine Garcia, PhD, LCPC.