Terms of Service

Welcome to Smiling Rainbow LGBTQ Counseling! These Terms of Service outline the rules and guidelines you agree to follow when using our website.  Our team of counselors are committed to offering a safe and confidential space. Here, we are dedicated to helping you to explore your thoughts, feelings, and concerns. Content provided through our website are for informational purposes only and do not constitute medical or professional advice. 


Acceptance of Terms:

By accessing or using our website, you agree to abide by these Terms of Service and any additional terms and conditions that may apply.

Use of Our Website:

Our website is intended for personal, non-commercial use only. You may not use it for any unlawful purpose or to infringe upon the rights of others. 


All content on our website, including text, images, and logos, is the property of Smiling Rainbow LGBTQ Counseling and is protected by copyright law. You may not use, reproduce, or distribute our content without permission. We may display relevant third-party content or links to third-party websites for your convenience. However, we are not responsible for the accuracy or legality of this content.

Terms of Service - Counseling:

By using our counseling services, you agree to respect the confidentiality and privacy of others and to refrain from sharing sensitive information without permission. If you have any questions or would like to schedule a counseling session, please don’t hesitate to reach out to us. Your journey toward healing and personal growth begins here:

  • Confidentiality: Your privacy is of utmost importance to us. All information shared during counseling sessions is strictly confidential and will not be disclosed to anyone without your explicit consent. In cases where disclosure is required by law or necessary to prevent harm to yourself or others we can disclose the information.
  • Professionalism: Our counselors adhere to the highest standards of professional ethics and conduct. They are trained to listen empathetically, provide nonjudgmental support, and offer evidence-based interventions to help you address your challenges effectively.
  • Client-Centered Approach: We believe in a client-centered approach to counseling, where you are the expert on your own life. Our counselors will identify your goals, explore your strengths, and develop personalized strategies to achieve positive outcomes.
  • Scope of Practice: Our counselors are trained to address a wide range of issues, including anxiety, depression, relationship problems, and more. It’s important to note that counseling is not a substitute for medical or psychiatric treatment. If you require urgent medical attention or have complex mental health needs, we may refer you to appropriate resources or professionals.
  • Appointment Scheduling: To schedule a counseling session, please contact our office or use our online booking system. We offer flexible appointment times to accommodate your schedule, and we strive to provide timely access to our services.
  • Payment and Fees: We offer transparent pricing for our counseling services, with fees based on the duration of the session and the qualifications of the counselor. Payment is typically due at the time of service. We accept various forms of payment, including cash, credit/debit cards, and online transfers.
  • Feedback and Follow-Up: Your feedback is important to us. We encourage you to communicate openly with your counselor about your experience and any concerns you may have. Additionally, we may conduct follow-up sessions to monitor your progress and make necessary adjustments.

Term of Service - Meetup Events:

At Smiling Rainbow LGBTQ Counseling, we believe in the power of community and connection. That’s why we offer a variety of meetup events designed to bring people together in a safe and supportive environment. Whether you’re looking to meet new friends, explore shared interests, or simply have fun, there’s something for everyone in our lineup of events.

Meetup events organized through our website are intended for social and recreational purposes. We are not responsible for the conduct of attendees or any incidents that may occur during these events. By participating in meetup events, you agree to follow any guidelines or rules provided by the event organizers.  You also agree to treat all attendees with respect and courtesy.

  • Safe Online Events: In response to the current global situation, we’ve expanded our offerings to include virtual meetup events that you can participate in from the comfort of your own home. These online events provide an opportunity to connect with others, engage in meaningful conversations, and participate in activities. Our activities include but not limited to are as virtual workshops, discussion groups, and social gatherings etc.
  • Offline Events: For those who prefer face-to-face interaction, we also host offline meetup events in various locations. These events may include community meetups, game nights, outdoor activities, and more. We take safety and privacy seriously and adhere to local health guidelines to ensure that our offline events are conducted safely and responsibly.
  • Planned Tours and Trips: Looking to explore new destinations and create lasting memories? Join us for our planned tours and trips, where we take care of all the details so you can relax and enjoy the experience. Whether it’s a day trip to a nearby attraction, a weekend getaway to a scenic destination, or an international adventure, we’ve got exciting travel opportunities lined up for you. 
  • Community Engagement: Our meetup events are not just about having fun; they’re also about building connections and giving back to the community. We regularly organize volunteer activities, charity fundraisers, and other initiatives aimed at making a positive impact in the lives of others. Join us in making a difference and building a stronger, more compassionate community together.
  • How to Participate: To join our meetup events, simply visit our website or check out our event calendar for upcoming opportunities. Registration is usually required for in-person events, while online events may be open to all with just a click of a button. We look forward to welcoming you to our next gathering! 
  • Stay Updated: Be sure to follow us on social media and subscribe to our newsletter to stay updated on the latest meetup events, announcements, and special promotions. Don’t miss out on the opportunity to connect, explore, and have fun with Smiling Rainbow LGBTQ Counseling!

Limitation of Liability:

We strive to provide accurate and up-to-date information on our website, but we make no warranties or guarantees regarding the accuracy, completeness, or reliability of this information. In no event shall Smiling Rainbow LGBTQ Counseling be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, special, or consequential damages arising out of or in any way connected with your use of our website.

Changes to Terms:

We reserve the right to update or modify these Terms of Service at any time without prior notice. Any changes will be effective immediately upon posting on our website. By using our website, you agree to these Terms of Service. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact us at info@smiling-rainbow.com

Last Updated: March 3, 2024

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