Policies, Privacy & Practices

This page contains business information for The Intrepid Goddess –  my practices, a general explanation of services, policies like Cancellation and Privacy, and other helpful information for clients or potential clients.

Private Sessions:

I offer several types of private sessions (you’ll need to choose a type when you schedule).. Descriptions of my session types can be found here: http://theintrepidgoddess.com/work-with-me/

Life Coaching Sessions:

As a part of a Life Coaching session various Life Coaching and awareness tools will be used. These include discussion, deep listening, practices to shift limiting beliefs, meditation and guided visualizations, oracle and tarot cards, goal setting, problem solving methods, working with resistance and motivation, addressing fears, self-care and self-compassion techniques, relaxation tools, and more. As we work together to help you make positive changes there may be times that uncomfortable feelings arise like sadness, fear, frustration, guilt, worry, feeling stuck, unworthiness, etc. These feelings are a part of the fullness of our human experience, and also bring us useful information for addressing your concerns and helping you to create a satisfying and beautiful life.

Life Coaching is a process that helps you to uncover the thoughts, practices, reactions, fears, and old stories that are holding you back from what you want in life now. With this awareness new thoughts and practices can inform positive steps for you to take to make changes and enhance your life. Many people find Life Coaching is great for being truly heard, for self-expression and creativity, to solve problems, for becoming “un-stuck”, to learn life affirming practices you can always use to make life more meaningful and enjoyable, to find clarity, feeling a lightening of perceived burdens, to achieve goals, to create a life that you truly enjoy, and more. There is no guarantee that these benefits of Life Coaching will be achieved by each client, or in a particular time frame, as there are many factors involved, but at the very least you will learn various useful practices and tools that you can use to help yourself.

Other Session Types:

These are subject to change, but I may also offer Interior Design and Professional Organizing sessions (my Makeover Series is an example – check my services page for more information). These sessions will include all I have learned about these topics that relates to your goal(s), and also Life Coaching tools as they are extremely helpful in solving problems and helping you to maintain the desired results you’re looking for. The purpose here is to help you create an environment you love and that supports you, while teaching you how to be your own designer and organizer through sharing my experience along with processes, how-to’s, tips, and tools.

Scheduling:

To schedule an appointment and see pricing options you can go here: https://app.acuityscheduling.com/schedule.php?owner=12308619 

The goal of life design and coaching is to help you create positive changes so you can really enjoy your life and achieve your goals. Sessions are 30 – 60 minutes of focused attention. For most sessions I also offer notes sent to you via email after our session. These include a summary of what we discussed, and also suggested tools, ideas, and practices. Session recordings are available, but will need to be requested at least 48 hours prior to our session as this requires the use of a conference call service and a different phone number. Email availability between sessions is also included.

After you schedule you’ll receive an email from Acuity, and a reminder on the day prior to our session. If you don’t receive notification, or have any questions or concerns, please let me know via email. You can also call me at 440-213-6666.

Payment and Cancellation Policies:

Payment in full is required upon booking your session and is made via PayPal. You can make a payment when you schedule your appointment at Acuity Scheduling. Unused (but paid) sessions will be rescheduled or refunded upon request. If you are unable to make a scheduled appointment please contact me as soon as possible. No shows will not be refunded. This policy is subject to change and I will notify you via email if that occurs.

Contacting Me:

My contact information is:

I make every effort to return your calls or emails within 24 hours on business days.

Intake Forms for New Clients:

Before we begin you will need to fill out the Intake Form and the Life Coaching Agreement that I will send to you, and return them to me via email. You’ll need to print the Agreement and then scan it with your signature on it. (If that isn’t possible, let me know and we’ll come up with an alternative solution). Please send these at least 48 hours before our first session so I have time to look them over.

Privacy Policy:

Everything we discuss in session is confidential. I will not share your private information or experiences with anyone. On occasion a general expression of client experience will be shared (for example, “My clients have told me they really appreciate the session notes I provide.”), but nothing personal about you or your life. I will also not share your name or contact information, unless approved by you (as in a testimonial on my website, etc.).

You may share an expression of your experience with me in a testimonial – which would delight me and help potential clients – but these will not be posted or shared without your approval.

As I use PayPal for all financial transactions I do not have access to your payment information at all and therefore cannot, and would not, share this information. Your session notes and the information on your intake form are kept in a locked facility and are destroyed when they are no longer needed. (Because of this I advise you to maintain your own copies of the session notes for your private use.)

Intellectual Property Rights:

I am happy for you to share the tools I offer you in our sessions with others if you will kindly give me credit. It is not, however, appropriate to share course material, unless it was from a free course. And then again, be sure to offer appropriate credit. All content – the courses, blog posts, page content, free offerings, and photos (unless noted) on my website are all mine and can be printed for your own use or shared with friends and family (with due credit), but are not for resale or commercial reuse without my consent (please contact me at cheryl@theintrepidgoddess.com for permission). You may not use my work and creativity on your website, in your writing, etc., or in any way steal my intellectual property. I will definitely offer you the same respect and care for your creations.

Many of the tools and photos I use are my own, but if they aren’t I’ll be sure to share with you who they are from, and where I found them. This type of disclosure is important to me and I hope it is to you too.

If you have any questions about anything on this page please contact me at cheryl@theintrepidgoddess.com. Thanks for reading. I truly value you – the best to you always!

Cheryl