Privacy Policy

Our Commitment to Privacy

At Wells Counseling Services, PLLC, we respect your privacy and value the trusting relationship we have with you. Your visit to this website is subject to this Privacy policy. Should you choose to utilize any of the external links within this site, you will then be subject to the privacy policy of any external site. This Privacy Policy describes the types of personal information we collect at the WCS website, how we may use that information and with whom we may share it. Our Privacy Policy also describes the measures we take to protect the security of this information as well as how you may reach us to update your contact information, remove your name from our mailing list or as us any questions you may have about our use of your personal information. It also explains how you may elect to stop receiving communications about our products and services.
For a complete HIPAA and PHI privacy policy please check the secure client portal.

Information we Collect and How we use it

You may choose to provide us with personal information when you visit our Site. For example, if you decide to complete an online survey or complete a use registration form, you may be asked to provide certain information such as your contact information (name, email, address, mailing address, and telephone number, age group, gender). We will not release your name or email address or any other information to anyone without your written authorization giving consent. An emailed consent must be combine with verbal approval then signed at your next visit or is not sufficient for these purposes.
If you would prefer that we not collect any personal information from you, please do not provide us with any such information.

Use of Personal Information by Wells Counseling Services.

Technologies That Allow Us to Customize Your Experience on Our Site
We use certain technologies to collect information about your visit to our Site and to enhance and customize your experience on our Site. Specifically, we use cookies, as described in more detail below.


Browser cookies are bits of text that are placed on your computer’s hard drive when you visit our Site. Flash cookies are similar to browser cookies except that they can store data more complex than simple text and are stored in your browser rather than on your hard drive.
You can have your browser and/or plugs to your browser, such as flash, notify you of, or automatically reject, cookies. If you reject our cookies, you may still use this Site, but you may be limited in the use of some of its features.

Information We Share and With Whom We Share It

We will not provide your personal information to third parties for their use in marketing their products or services to you without your consent, except as described in the “Business Transfers” Section below. In addition, we do not sell or otherwise disclose personal information about our Site visitors except as described here.

Third Parties

We may retain other companies and individuals to perform functions on our behalf consistent with this Privacy Policy. Examples include date analysis firms, customer support specialists, web hosting companies. Such third parties may be provided with access to personal information need to perform their functions but may not use such information other than on our behalf and in accordance with this Privacy Policy. These third parties must sign a BAA form agreement as dictate by HIPAA

Compliance With Law and Fraud Protection

We may disclose any information we deem necessary, in our sole discretion, to comply with any applicable law, regulation, legal process or governmental request. In addition, we may disclose any information when we believe, in our sole discretion, disclosure is necessary or appropriate to prevent physical harm or financial loss or in connection with suspected or actual illegal activity. We adhere to HIPAA laws, state and federal confidentiality laws, and the ethics of professional organizations to which the counselor belongs. 

Children’s Privacy

If you are under thirteen years of age, you may browse our Site. However, you may not provide personal information to us. This Site is not directed to children under the age of thirteen and we do not knowingly collect personal information from children under the age of thirteen on the Site. If we become aware that we have inadvertently received personal information from a visitor under the age of thirteen on the Site, we will delete the information from our records.

How We Protect Personal Information

We maintain reasonable safeguards for this Site to protect against unauthorized disclosure, use, alteration or destruction of the personal information you provide on the site. If you have any questions about security at our website please contact us at 979-446-0343.

Updates to Our Privacy Policy

We may revise this Privacy Policy from time to time. If we decide to change our Privacy Policy, we will post the revised policy here. We suggest that you periodically consult this Privacy Policy. Please find the effective date of the Privacy Policy at the bottom of this page.

Effective April 2016.