ELEMENTUM COACHING INSTITUTE
I understand that the none of Elementum Coaching Institute nor Stefanos Sifandos nor Christine Hassler nor Alexi Panos nor Preston Smiles either collectively nor individually claim to be licensed medical or mental health professionals of any kind. If I am currently under the care of a mental health professional, it is my responsibility to consult with that person regarding the advisability of working with life coaches and to make that person aware of my decision to proceed with this program.
I understand that while a participant of or certified coach as a result of the Elementum Coaching Institute, I will never present myself as or in any way claim to be licensed medical or mental health professionals of any kind. I will ensure any client I work with while participating in this program understands that if he/she are currently under the care of a mental health professional, it is his/her responsibility to consult with that person regarding the advisability of working with life coaches and to make that person aware of his/her decision to proceed with coaching.
While a participant of or certified coach as a result of the Elementum Coaching Institute I will never claim or in any way present coaching as a substitute for counseling, psychotherapy, mental health care, or substance abuse treatment.
I am responsible for seeking independent professional guidance in specialized areas. I understand that all decisions in these areas are exclusively mine and I acknowledge that my decisions and my actions regarding them are my responsibility. I agree to indemnify the Elementum Coaching Institute and/or Stefanos Sifandos and/or Christine Hassler and/or Alexi Panos and/or Preston Smiles from any third party claims based on my breach of the above promises.
By proceeding through this course, I am freely and voluntarily assuming the risks arising from my participation. I take full responsibility for my personal health and well-being, my actions and decisions, and my personal care during my time in this program and thereafter.
The information and processes taught in this program are real and based on years of work with people. However, Stefanos Sifandos and / or Christine Hassler and / or Alexi Panos and /or Preston Smiles, Elementum Coaching Institute or Christine Hassler Inc cannot, in any good conscious guarantee any outcome of a relationship or any other desired outcome by participating in this program.
All products and services by Stefanos Sifandos and / or Christine Hassler and / or Alexi Panos and /or Preston Smiles / Elementum Coaching Institute / Christine Hassler Inc. are for educational and informational purposes only. You alone are responsible and accountable for your decisions, actions and results in life, and by your registration here you agree not to attempt to hold us liable.
This is a non-refundable program. I understand that once I agree to these terms, none of my payments are refundable.
If it so happens that Breathwork or Somatic Work of any kind is part of the service, I acknowledge that I have voluntarily enrolled in this Breathwork activity.
I understand that I am under no obligation of any kind to participate in this Breathwork/Somatic Work activity, and I voluntarily enter into this Waiver and Release of Liability.
I understand that Breathwork/Somatic Work is a personal growth experience designed to enhance the quality of life and is not a substitute for psychotherapy.
I understand that this Breathwork/Somatic Work activity will involve strong connected breathing and may include guided meditation.
I understand that Breathwork/Somatic Work can involve dramatic experiences accompanied by strong emotional and physical responses.
I understand that I may find Breathwork/Somatic Work physically, emotionally, and/or mentally stressful. I hereby affirm that I am in good health and able to participate in this activity. I do not have any physical or mental conditions which would impair my ability to engage in this activity or which would otherwise endanger my health during this Breathwork/Somatic Work activity, or which would cause any risk of harm to myself or other participants.
I understand that this Breathwork/Somatic Work activity is not medically supervised. I have hereby been advised that I should talk to my physician and/or psychotherapist if I have any questions about my physical or mental ability to safely participate in this Breathwork/Somatic Work activity. If I have chosen not to obtain a physician’s consent prior to my participation in Breathwork/Somatic Work, I hereby agree that I am doing so solely at my own risk.
I understand that it is my sole responsibility to participate in activities that are appropriate for the current status of my health and to modify this Breathwork/Somatic Work activity to accommodate my own needs or limitations. If I have any questions or concerns about whether or not a particular activity is appropriate to my current health status,
I understand it is my responsibility to ask my doctor before I participate in such activity. I agree to indemnify and hold harmless Stefanos Sifandos and / or Christine Hassler and / or Alexi Panos and /or Preston Smiles / Elementum Coaching Institute / Christine Hassler Inc. and their respective directors, officers, employees and agents from and against any and all claims and expenses, including attorney’s fees, arising out of my participation in this Breathwork/Somatic Work activity.
In consideration of my participation in this Breathwork/Somatic Work activity, I hereby waive and release Stefanos Sifandos and / or Christine Hassler and / or Alexi Panos and /or Preston Smiles, Elementum Coaching Institute, Christine Hassler, Inc. from any and all claims, costs, liability and expense for any injury, loss or damage whether known, anticipated or unanticipated arising from my participation in Breathwork/Somatic Work.
I understand there are certification programs for Breathwork/Somatic work that are required before I can use it in my coaching practice but in all instances, I understand that if I intend to use Breathwork/Somatic work in my coaching practice I will pass on each and every of the above considerations to my clients. I agree to indemnify Stefanos Sifandos and / or Christine Hassler and / or Alexi Panos and /or Preston Smiles, Elementum Coaching Institute, Christine Hassler, Inc. from my use of Breathwork/Somatic work in my coaching practice or otherwise.
This Indemnity obligation and Waiver and Release of Liability shall be construed broadly to provide a release and waiver to the maximum extent permissible under applicable law. I acknowledge that I have thoroughly read this Waiver and Release of Liability in its entirety and fully understand it. By agreeing to these terms, I am waiving certain rights I and/or my successors might have to bring legal action or assert a claim against Stefanos Sifandos and / or Christine Hassler and / or Alexi Panos and /or Preston Smiles, Elementum Coaching Institute, or Christine Hassler, Inc.
TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF PARTICIPATION IN CERTIFICATION PROGRAM
I acknowledge that I will not receive direct feedback and/or coaching from the Faculty/Master Coaches during your 1-1 coaching sessions with clients.
I acknowledge that I will not receive financial compensation while being a student in the program. The hours you coach will go towards your certification hours.
I acknowledge that the client is a client of Elementum Coaching Institute while I am a student in the program. I understand that, only once I graduate, the client at his/her sole discretion can choose to work 1-1 with me and become a direct client. I will provide written notice to Elementum of such arrangement and provide written confirmation from that client also.
I understand that Elementum loves supporting our students, coaches, and clients and want this to be a win-win. I understand that I have permission and am encouraged to ask for a testimonial at the end of 6 sessions with the client.
Any client assigned to you via Elementum will have signed a contract and agreed to be on time for a session or to give 24 hour notice if they need to rebook. I agree to provide the same courtesy to the client. If they cancel without enough notice, they forfeit a session. If you need to rebook with them because of an emergency, please give at least a 24 hour notice.
You agree to record all sessions (either zoom or phone) and save recordings for a minimum of 5 years. I understand that Elementum can claim ownership of those sessions and I will provide a copy/copies to Elementum if requested.
I acknowledge that I am aware that Elementum Coaching Institute will send a feedback form to the client at the end of the 6 sessions asking for feedback. Unless specifically asked by the client otherwise, you will have access to the client’s feedback form.
If the client shares in a session about domestic violence, abuse, stalking, coercion, current trauma, addiction, suicidal thoughts and/or other such behaviors and actions I will notify Elementum Coaching Institute immediately.