I hereby acknowledge and agree:
1. The purpose of health and life coaching is to improve the overall health, vitality and well-being of the body and mind through nutritional education and habit change. The Certified Holistic Health and Life Coach, Amy Berg, does not diagnose diseases, disorders or conditions.
2. The Certified Holistic Health and Life Coach, Amy Berg, is not a licensed Dietitian, Naturopathic Doctor or Medical Physician.
3. As part of the Coaching Services, I may be asked to provide information concerning my physical habits, medical history, moods, energy levels, likes and dislikes, lifestyle and diet. This information is collected to enable the Certified Holistic Health and Life Coach to: (i) assess my knowledge of nutrition, (ii) educate me about the benefits of sound nutritional practices and (iii) recommend dietary changes to improve my general health, vitality and overall well-being. The Certified Holistic Health and Life Coach, Amy Berg will hold this information in confidence and will not release or disclose this information to any other person, without my prior consent, except as required by applicable law.
4. If the Certified Holistic Health and Life Coach, Amy Berg, suspects the existence of disease, disorder or condition, I will be informed of this suspicion. However, I acknowledge this is not a diagnosis or conclusion about the state of my health and that I am directed to promptly consult a licensed Physician or Naturopath about any suspected problems.
5. Should I request the Certified Holistic Health and Life Coach, Amy Berg, to recommend dietary changes to enhance my body’s natural ability to resist and/or overcome a known disease, disorder or condition, it is my responsibility to disclose the nature of the disease, disorder or condition and all other relevant details to the Certified Holistic Health and Life Coach, Amy Berg. If I have not previously consulted a licensed Physician or Naturopath about this disease, disorder or condition, I acknowledge that I am directed to promptly do so. I am not to alter or discontinue treatments prescribed by a licensed Naturopath, Physician or other licensed health professional without consulting the individual who prescribed the treatment.
6. In providing Coaching Services to me, the Certified Holistic Health and Life Coach, Amy Berg, is relying upon the truth, accuracy and completeness of all information I have provided to her. Any recommendations I follow for changes in diet, including the use of nutritional supplements, are entirely my responsibility.
7. Amy Berg is in no way liable for my health or safety.
8. In consideration of my participation in the Health and Life Coaching Services, I hereby accept all risk to my health, including injury or death that may result from such participation and I hereby release Amy Berg Coaching, and Certified Holistic Health and Life Coach, Amy Berg, on my behalf and on behalf of my personal representatives, estate, heirs, next of kin, and assigns from any and all costs, claims, causes of action and damages arising from any and all illness or injury to my person, including my death, that may result from or occur as a result of my participation in the Health and Life Coaching Services, whether caused by negligence or otherwise.
9. 24-hours advance notice is requested for cancelling appointments. I understand that if I provide less than 24 hours notice of cancellation or request to reschedule, I may forfeit my coaching session.
10. I understand that any therapies I undertake at Amy Berg Coaching are undertaken of my own free will. I accept that the ultimate responsibility for my health care is my own and that Amy Berg Coaching is here to support me in this. I understand that my practitioner reserves the right to determine which cases fall outside their scope of practice, in which event an appropriate referral will be recommended. I hereby agree to assume full responsibility for any manner of loss, injury, claim or damage whatsoever, known or unknown, incurred as a result of same and I, my heirs, executors, administrators or assigns for any loss, injury, claim or damage sustained as a result of my attendance and/or participation. I have read the above release and waiver of liability, and fully understand its contents and voluntarily agree to the terms and conditions stated.