Terms and Conditions of Peace and Joy Counseling Services, LLC

Effective Date: August 8, 2023
Peace and Joy Counseling Services, LLC welcomes you! We are committed to providing high-quality mental health counseling and virtual therapy services to individuals, families, and couples in Virginia and other states that participate in the Virginia Compact. Please read and understand the following Terms and Conditions before using our services, as they govern your use of our website and services. By accessing or using our website and services, you agree to be bound by these Terms & Conditions. Please do not use our services if you disagree with these terms.

1. Services Offered:

Peace and Joy Counseling Services, LLC offers mental health counseling and virtual/online therapy services. These services are provided by licensed therapists and counselors and are intended for individuals aged 18 years or older. By using our services, you affirm that you are at least 18 years old.

2. Client-Therapist Relationship:

Engaging in our counseling or therapy services does not create a client-therapist relationship until an intake process is completed and a therapist agrees to work with you. Our services are not a substitute for in-person therapy, and we recommend contacting emergency services if you are experiencing a crisis or immediate danger.

3. Scope of Services:

Our services are provided via virtual/online platforms and are accessible to individuals residing in the state of Virginia and other states under the Virginia compact law. The availability of services in specific states may be subject to licensing and legal requirements. We do not offer services to individuals outside these jurisdictions.

4. Privacy and Confidentiality:

At Peace and Joy Counseling Services, we value your privacy and confidentiality. Our Privacy Policy outlines how we collect, use, and protect your personal information. By using our services, you consent to the practices described in our Privacy Policy.

5. User Responsibilities:

You are responsible for providing accurate and up-to-date information during the registration process. You agree not to impersonate others or provide false information. You are solely responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your account and password and for any activities that occur under your account.

6. Prohibited Use:

You agree not to use our website or services for any unlawful, harmful, or inappropriate purposes. This includes but is not limited to, transmitting harmful code, engaging in harassment, spamming, or any other activity that disrupts or interferes with our services.

7. Intellectual Property:

All content on our website, including text, graphics, logos, images, and software, is the property of Peace and Joy Counseling Services, LLC, and is protected by copyright and other intellectual property laws. You may not reproduce, distribute, modify, or use any content from our website without explicit written permission from us.

8. Third-Party Links:

Our website may contain links to third-party websites or resources. Peace and Joy Counseling Services, LLC is not responsible for the content or availability of these external sites. The inclusion of any link does not imply endorsement or affiliation by us.

9. Disclaimer of Warranty:

Our services are provided “as is,” without warranty of any kind, either express or implied. We do not guarantee the accuracy, completeness, or reliability of our services or the content on our website.

10. Limitation of Liability:

To the fullest extent permitted by law, Peace and Joy Counseling Services, LLC shall not be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, special, or consequential damages resulting from the use or inability to use our services or website.

11. Modification of Terms:

We reserve the right to modify these Terms and Conditions at any time without prior notice. Your continued use of our services after any changes to these terms will constitute your acceptance of the updated Terms and Conditions.

12. Governing Law and Jurisdiction:

These Terms and Conditions shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the state of Virginia, without regard to its conflict of laws principles. Any dispute arising from these Terms and Conditions shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts in the state of Virginia.

In using our services, you acknowledge that you have read, understood, and agreed to these Terms and Conditions. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact us at 757-774-8649.

Thank you for choosing Peace and Joy Counseling Services, LLC for your mental health and therapy needs. We are here to support you on your journey to a healthier and happier life.