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By accessing, reading, listening to, and using the materials presented on DontHateYourGuts.com, you assent to the following terms and conditions:

The educational materials presented here do not establish a physician-patient, psychologist-patient, therapist-patient, or other practitioner-patient relationship of any kind. The content of the educational materials is provided for informational and educational purposes only. The content is not meant to be complete or exhaustive or to be applicable to any specific individual’s medical, mental, or emotional condition or health concern. This educational material does not provide any specific medical, psychological, functional, or therapy advice of any kind pertaining to your particular condition or specific health situation.

This educational material is not an attempt to practice medicine, psychology, or therapy, and should not be used as a substitute for, or to overrule a qualified healthcare provider’s judgment, treatment, diagnosis, or advice. This educational material cannot be relied upon to assess, diagnose, or otherwise evaluate any health, mental, or emotional condition or concern, nor can it be relied upon to treat any health, mental, or emotional condition. Always consult with a qualified and licensed physician or psychological provider and follow their advice without delay regardless of anything you learn during this educational material.

Users should not rely upon this educational material for emergency medical treatment. If you think you have a medical emergency, call your doctor or 911 immediately. If you are experiencing a mental health crisis, please contact 988. Do not rely on electronic communications or communication through the Don’t Hate Your Guts or Open Door Therapy websites or e-mail systems for immediate, urgent medical or psychological needs. These websites and e-mail systems are not designed for attending to medical emergencies.

You assume full responsibility for using and/or listening to the information in this educational material, and you understand and agree that Open Door Therapy, PLLC (“Open Door Therapy”), Jennifer Franklin, PhD, MACP (“Dr. Franklin”), and their affiliates are not responsible or liable for any claim, loss, or damage resulting from your use and/or receipt of information from this educational material.

The views and information presented in this educational material are those of Dr. Franklin based on her education, experience, insight, research, and training. The fields of functional medicine, gut-brain interactivity, and mind-body psychology are constantly changing. As such, Open Door Therapy and Dr. Franklin can and will revise the information provided through this educational material from time to time. Any such modification will be effective immediately upon posting.

Open Door Therapy does not intentionally or knowingly collect personal information from children under age 18. If you are under the age of 18, please consult a parent or guardian for help in using this audio series presentation.

You are responsible for making decisions regarding how you engage with this educational material since some information could be triggering or unpleasant. Accordingly, please stop using this educational material if you find the material triggering or overwhelming and continue only while under the care of a psychotherapist and only as directed by your therapist. This material is provided to you with the understanding that you will make decisions that are in the best interest of your nervous system and body even if such decisions are not in alignment with your personal objectives or wishes. As stated above, these materials are not a substitute for medical, psychological, or mental health care of any kind. You are strongly encouraged to seek psychological support for your continued mental and emotional health and well-being and medical care for your medical condition(s).

Dr. Jennifer Franklin is a unique mind-body & gastro-psychologist (NC #4137; CA #PSY20709) inspired by her own personal experience of healing and recovering fully from Irritable Bowel Syndrome. She has been specializing in the treatment of disorders of gut-brain interaction and other psychophysiologic disorders since 2001 and offers a wealth of knowledge, expertise, training, experience, and insight. While managing symptoms is important, Dr. Franklin’s ultimate objective is to help people to heal and recover.


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