Comments & Privacy Policy

About comments:
I value your comments and hope that many will come.
I will monitor all comments prior to posting them.
I will delete any personally identifying information (for instance, your email address) from the comments if you request that in your post.
No comments will be posted that are vitriolic or are debasing or demeaning in nature.
By submitting your comment you grant me permission to abbreviate it or alter in the way I think it will best flow with the rest of the blog.
I delete spam and use spam filters.
I encourage you to insert a link to another site in your comment if that adds to the discussion.
Comments that pertain to health or medical information should provide references to the book, article, blog, website, etc. that is the source of that information, when the comment is not based on personal experience.
Anyone who posts a comment and who would like to modify or delete that comment, please send me an email to madamowicz@ripsychotherapy.com and I will gladly accommodate your request, as long as any modifications continue to meet the blog’s guidelines.

This blog and the site at ripsychotherapy.com do not contain or authorize any advertisements. Similarly, comments on the blog may not contain direct advertisements. Advertisements will be deleted from any comment before it is posted in the blog.

Privacy Policy:

This is the blog site of Michael W. Adamowicz, LICSW, LLC.

Michael Adamowicz, LICSW, LLC takes your confidentiality and privacy very seriously.

This site does not provide any information which is intended to replace the relationship between a patient and psychotherapist or other medical professional. Nor do I provide psychotherapy or counseling over the Internet, by e-mail or by telephone. The only place where I practice is in my office.

Our postal address is 250 Wampanoag Trl., Ste. 303, East Providence, RI 02915.

We can be reached via e-mail at madamowicz@ripsychotherapy.com or you can reach us by telephone at 401-435-5600.

For each visitor to the blog, our Web server automatically recognizes only the consumer’s domain name, but not the e-mail address (where possible). We collect only the domain name, but not the e-mail address of visitors to our Web page, aggregate information on what pages consumers access or visit, information volunteered by the consumer, such as survey information and/or site registrations. The information we collect is used for internal review and is then discarded. The information is used to improve the content of our Web page.

With respect to cookies: We use cookies to record user-specific information on what pages users access or visit.

If you would like to browse the blog without accepting any cookies, that is quite possible. The blog is fully accessible if cookies are disabled.

If you would like to block all cookies from your browser while viewing my website or blog, then you will need to follow the directions for your specific browser. Links to instructions for some browsers are as follows:
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For other browsers, please refer to the browser’s support or help pages.

Both the website and the blog utilize Google Analytics to analyze the audience of the website and improve our content. No personal information is collected from Google Analytics. For further information on the privacy policy concerning Google Analytics, please go here,
http://www.google.com/intl/en_uk/analytics/privacyoverview.html.

Of course, all and everyone can read any of these posts and use its content, although it would be appreciated if you acknowledge this site as the source of that information.

If you do not want to receive e-mail from us in the future, please let us know by sending us e-mail at the above address.

We do not make the e-mail addresses of those who access our site available to other organizations.

If you supply us with your postal address on-line you will only receive the information for which you provided us your address.

Persons who supply their telephone numbers on-line will only receive telephone contact from us with information they have requested.

With respect to Ad Servers: We do not partner with or have special relationships with any ad server companies.

With respect to security: We have appropriate security measures in place in our physical facilities to protect against the loss, misuse or alteration of information that we have collected from you at our site.

If you feel that this site is not following its stated information policy, you may contact us at the above addresses or phone number.