Services provide an alternative to traditional
face-to-face counseling at a time when traditional methods are inaccessible,
inconvenient, or not preferred. These services are conducted via telephone
and online. These forms of counseling may be a useful
alternative for people unable to make it to a counselor's office, who live in
a remote area, have a disability, have limited time constraints, or would
like to get an idea of how counseling works before seeing a counselor face
an alternative method of communicating with a counselor by telephone and
email. These forms of counseling can provide an ongoing
dialogue between you and your counselor providing support, and over time,
offer you an opportunity to share your concerns, ask questions, and possibly
gain further insights and understanding into the issues that you are
counseling has both advantages and limitations. Often times distance may
prevent people from being able to access a counselor in person. Also, busy
and hectic lifestyles may make it difficult to schedule and keep
appointments. Or perhaps you would simply like to see how counseling works
before seeing a counselor in person.
One limitation of telephone/online counseling is the absence of a face-to-face
relationship where body language and facial expressions can be seen and tone
of voice heard.
Telephone/online counseling is a rather new method of providing
counseling and if you are uncertain, please feel free to seek face-to-face
HIM Counseling is not psychotherapy but rather pastoral and Christian
counseling. It is important to note that
telephone/online counseling cannot and is not
intended to replace face-to-face counseling. Telephone/online counseling is not a
substitute for traditional face-to-face counseling but rather provides an
Also, there are issues not suitable for
telephone/online counseling and issues that
cannot be resolved without an ongoing therapeutic relationship. Telephone/online
counseling does not offer quick fixes and is not suitable for everyone;
however, if you are comfortable the use of the telephone and/or with communicating via the internet and
e-mail, then this type counseling may be a good place to begin exploring your
Terms and Conditions of this Service
personal information and correspondence received from you will be kept
confidential and will not be disclosed or shared unless legally required.
Also, please know that records can be subpoenaed by a court of law. It is
also recommended that you protect all your online counseling correspondence
on your computer. It is your responsibility to ensure that access to your
computer is password protected and any personal information is kept secure.
Any counseling correspondence printed out by you should be kept
secure and not shared. Also, employers may monitor telephone, internet, and e-mail
activity in your place of employment.
Disclaimer - Please
HIM Counseling and the use of this counseling service is at the clients own
risk. This means that you, the user, agree that it is at your own risk. HIM
Counseling Service is not responsible for technical problems on the
internet, messages accidentally lost or misdirected, internet service
providers downtime, or communications intercepted by a third party or
hackers. HIM Counseling Service is not responsible for any
information that may not be accurate or given to HIM Counseling
Services by the user thereby preventing HIM Counseling Services from
giving the user utmost effectiveness. While reasonable care is taken; this
counseling service does not give a guarantee that the services provided meet
your requirements, be error free, or be successful in outcome. This counseling service is not intended to offer crisis intervention or in-depth
psychotherapy. HIM Counseling Services or its counselor(s) are not
responsible in anyway whatsoever for any decision, action, or inaction made
by you as a consequence of consultation(s). This means that your decisions,
actions, and/or inactions are solely your responsibility. HIM Counseling
Services and its counselor(s) operate within the United States of
America and therefore no legal action or personal
indemnity whatsoever can be forthcoming from individuals outside of the
You must be 18 years of age or older.
You agree that in the event of a crisis or an emergency you will
not rely solely on HIM Counseling Services and agree to seek help
within your local area.
You understand that during the process of counseling,
psychological pain and distress can and probably will arise. Especially as
difficult issues are addressed and worked through.
You understand that if receiving couple enrichment both parties
must read and agree to the Terms and Conditions of this website.
You understand that this service does not offer clinical
assessment, treatment, or crisis intervention.
You understand that an alternative method of contacting clients
is required in case of emergency.
You understand the security issues and technical problems that
may occur on the internet. This may include but is not limited to messages
accidentally lost or misdirected, internet service providers downtime, or
communications intercepted by a third party or hackers. Further, HIM Counseling Services
are not responsible in any way whatsoever for those
incidents mentioned above or the like.
understand that e-mail correspondence is limited to the character size
provided and your correspondence that requires more space than allocated may
be continued in the beginning of the next paid e-mail correspondence.
are for personal counseling only and are not for conducting research of any
acknowledged and accept that there are mandatory reporting laws. (See
below for details)
Mandatory Reporting Laws
advised there are mandatory reporting laws that may apply. Do not expect
immunity or acceptance as I am obligated to report such matters as listed
below to the appropriate law enforcement authorities:
child sexual abuse
If you are
affected by any of the above; if you are experiencing thoughts of harming
yourself or others; if you have done any of these in the past and not
received help; then please seek professional help elsewhere immediately.
Please do not use this service as it is not suitable for you at this time.
Emergency Contact Pages
For an emergency within USA Phone 911.
Our Approach to Communications (phone/email)
carefully consider your issues and feelings, however, misunderstandings are possible. If a misunderstanding occurs it is important
that you let the counselor know in order to clarify our communications.
Also, it is important that we both keep communications honest, clear, and
free of profanity. If we believe this service is not suitable we will let
All major credit card
payments can be made via PayPal online.
Money Order payment can
be made via the United States Postal Service. (Please provide a return
address or e-mail address)
arrangements for counseling sessions, payments, etc., please contact Dr.
Hampton via telephone at 816.261.2399.
Since this method of counseling tends to function
differently from the typical "45 minute session" - the
fee for this service is billed at the rate of $2 per minute and is subject to change without notice.
Current prices are displayed when you enter the PayPal account by clicking
the "add to cart" button at the top and bottom of this page. If you
agree with all the above Terms and Conditions of Service and
you wish to pursue this service, then simply click the "add to cart"
button and continue through this process. When you make this purchase you
are, in effect, agreeing with the Terms and Conditions of this
service. Also, when you pay by check or money order you are agreeing to all the above Terms and Conditions of
There will be no refunds for service.
payment has been approved, please contact Dr. Hampton at 816.261.2399 to
make further arrangements for sessions, etc.
mail your payment by Check or Money Order to: