Oak City Wellness Center
Terms & Conditions



The terms “we”, “us”, “our” and “OCWC” refers to Oak City Wellness Center LLP. The term the “Site” refers to www.oakcitywellnesscenter.com and any subdomains. The term “user,” “you” and “your” refers to site visitors, clients, colleagues, and any other users of the site. 

By using this site, you agree to these terms of use. Use of this site, including all materials presented herein and all online services provided by Oak City Wellness Center (OCWC) is subject to the following Terms and Conditions. These Terms and Conditions apply to all site visitors, clients, and all other users of the site. By using the Site or Service and/or ordering a product from the Site, you agree to these Terms and Conditions, without modification, and acknowledge reading them. 

Mental Health Therapy 

Therapy and counseling services provided by OCWC are non-refundable once an appointment has been completed. Prior to your appointment, you may cancel or reschedule your appointment by contacting our office by phone or email within 24 hours of your scheduled appointment. No-shows and cancellations made less than 24 hours before your appointment will be billed a $75 fee. 

Therapy and comprehensive assessments are delivered via face-to-face meetings only. We do not provide e-therapy, counseling via phone, Skype, email, or other electronic means. A therapist-client relationship is only established after you have had an initial assessment in-person and completed all of the necessary paperwork provided by your therapist. Scheduling an appointment with a therapist or counselor at OCWC does not constitute a privileged health provider relationship. 

Questions or concerns regarding therapy or counseling should be directed to your therapist or our Clinical Director, Sharon Sheppard, LMFTA who may be contacted at sharon@oakcitywellnesscenter.com. 


OCWC provides a blog and “tools” pages where users can read articles on mental health, relationships, parenting, and other wellness issues. We also provide occasional online video chats, videos, free webinars, teleseminars, and other interactive sources of information. These resources are strictly for informational, educational and entertainment purposes only. They are NOT intended to be a substitute for medical, mental health, or legal advice. Therapy is not being provided and no such professional relationship can be established by visiting the site and engaging with its content. Those with more serious concerns should seek psychiatric, medical, or relationship advice from a qualified health care provider. 

OCWC also provides access to its services via www.oakcitywellnesscenter.com. Purchasing or scheduling an appointment for any class, or therapy service through this site means that you to consent to the terms and conditions of each particular service as outlined within the headings below. Consent 

forms and appropriate counseling agreements and refund policies are also provided during and/or after your purchase of a service. By purchasing a service via our site you agree to the refund policies stated within and those contained within the consent materials provided after confirming your purchase. 


All classes from OCWC, both in person and online, are educational in nature and do not constitute doctor-patient or therapist-client relationship regardless of the instructor’s professional expertise or licensure. Classes from OCWC are non-refundable once purchased. If for some reason you can’t attend the date you registered for, you may contact us no less than 48 hours in advance and we will happily provide you with a credit which can be used at a later date toward another class or service. No-shows or cancellations made less than 2 days prior to the class date forfeit all monies paid and will not be issued a refund or credit toward future services. 

Upon completion of your purchase, an order confirmation email will be sent with any necessary instructions, downloads, or paperwork. It is your responsibility to read carefully all emails sent to you by OCWC to ensure you complete any necessary paperwork or steps in order to be provided your service. 

Third Party Resources 

This site and some products may contain links to third party websites and other resources. You acknowledge and agree that OCWC is not responsible or liable for the availability, accuracy, content or policies of third party websites or resources. Links to and mention of such websites, books, service providers, or any other resource does not imply any endorsement by or affiliation with OCWC. You acknowledge and accept sole responsibility for and assume all risk arising from your use of any such resources. 


OCWC respects the privacy of your personal information. The personal information you provide directly to us is handled with the greatest care however by using this site you accept the risks inherent with electronic communication and will not hold OCWC liable for personal information that is compromised by technical error including unsecure networks, hackers, or malware. OCWC will not sell or otherwise disclose any information that identifies you to a third party. Comments you make on this site are public. Remember that email is not secure, and should not be used to transmit personal or confidential information. 

This website may contain links to other sites. OCWC is not responsible for the privacy practices of such other sites and this privacy statement applies solely to information collected at this site. 

Changes to Terms 

OCWC reserves to right to amend or revise these Terms and Conditions and any other portion of our site at any time. Amendments are effective immediately upon posting to this page which serves as our 

notification to you. By using any portion of this site, you agree to the newly revised Terms and Conditions. 

You acknowledge that the articles, tips, tools, products, and advice of OCWC, included on this site, including but not limited to text, graphics, logos and the selection and arrangements thereof, is and shall remain the sole and exclusive property of OCWC. Any other use, including the reproduction, modification, distribution, republication or display, of the content on this site is strictly prohibited and an infringement of copyright or proprietary rights in the information. (Articles on this site not written by OCWC or one of our representatives are not our sole and exclusive property but permission must be obtained for their use from the authors themselves – as indicated in the bio section).