By employing the services of Amanda Goodwin, MS RDN LDN/Happily Nourished, you understand this is not a substitute for a physician or mental health professional. You understand that the scope of nutrition counseling services does not include treatment or diagnosis of specific illnesses or mental disorders. Rather, it is meant to compliment and work with physicians/mental health professionals by providing education to enhance your knowledge of health as it relates to foods, dietary supplements, and behaviors associated with eating. If you suspect that you have an ailment or illness that may require medical or psychological attention, you understand that you are encouraged to consult with a licensed physician/mental health professional without delay, and that only a licensed doctor can prescribe drugs. You understand that any mentionof drugs in the course of your services with Amanda Goodwin MS RDN LDN/Happily Nourished is only for the purpose of providing a complete history of drugs that you are taking and not for the dietitian to judge the appropriateness of the medication. Any change in prescription or dosage is a decision you make with your physician. You understand that while people generally experience greater health and wellness as a result of embracing a healthier attitude, lifestyle, and diet, Amanda Goodwin MS RDN LDN/Happily Nourished does not promise or guarantee protection from future illness. You understand that Amanda Goodwin MS RDN LDN will keep therapy notes as a record of your work together. These notes document the topics that you talk about, interventions used, and your plan of care along with any other considerations that may be helpful to your work. Records will be stored in a secure location. By signing up for services, you acknowledge that you understand that Amanda Goodwin MS RDN LDN/Happily Nourished is a Registered Dietitian-Nutritionist and not a physician or mental health professional and that you should see an appropriate doctor if you think you have a medical condition or mental disorder. Amanda Goodwin MS RDN LDN/Happily Nourished will not be held liable for failure to diagnose or treat an illness/mental disorder, nor will she be liable for failure to prevent future illness.
Additionally, you promise to give a complete and accurate account of any medical conditions that you may have and any medications that you are taking.