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Terms of Use

Ownership of this Site. This website is owned by Ben Rutt, Ph.D. When you use this website, you are agreeing to and accept all of these terms accessed at If you do not agree with these terms, please do not use this website.


Compliance with State Laws: Ben Rutt, Ph.D. is a Licensed Psychologist in the State of Maryland. If you are accessing this website from any state other than Maryland, you are subject to the requirements of your state laws.


This website does not provide professional advice, assessment, or treatment. The information on this website is not and is not intended to be counseling or psychotherapy. This website does not provide medical or spiritual advice. Using this website is no substitute for the professional advice of a licensed therapist. The information and resources on this website are not intended to assess, diagnose, or treat any medical and/or mental health disease or condition.


This website is intended to be educational and informational. This website is intended to be used for educational and informational reasons. This website’s purpose is to help those who are interested in becoming better informed and educated. All users should use their own judgment before applying any information to your own life or situation.


This website does not establish a therapist-client relationship. Using this website does not constitute a therapist=client relationship with Ben Rutt, Ph.D. and does not obligate her to follow up with, contact or accept as a patient or client those who use this website. If you are seeking help for an emotional or personal problem or are looking for advice you should make any and all decisions on the judgment and advice of your personal therapist or physician who has evaluated you in person.


Accuracy and Updates to this Website. This website may include technical inaccuracies or other errors that will be corrected as discovered. While this website’s content is updated periodically, there is no guarantee that all information on this website will be up to date with the latest therapeutic information, research, or psychotherapy guidelines. Ben Rutt, Ph.D. reserves the right to change or update this website at any time.


Terms of Use. When you use this website, you agree to hold Ben Rutt, Ph.D. harmless from and against any claims, actions or demands, liabilities and settlements including without limitation, reasonable legal and accounting fees, resulting from, or allege to result from, your violation of this Terms of Use.


Use by Attorneys is Prohibited. Use of this website by attorneys is strictly prohibited. The website is not intended for use in legal proceedings of any sort or to help establish a medico-legal standard of care. Contents of this website should not be deemed sufficient in detail, accuracy, or timeliness to be cited as legal evidence either for or against the opinions, decisions, or actions of any counselor, therapist, or physician, including Ben Rutt, Ph.D.

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