Allison LaTona, M.F.T.
Psychotherapist | Parenting Coach + Educator

Privacy Policy & Disclaimer




The views and advice presented on are opinions based on Allison LaTona’s training and experience.  The information provided through the website is for educational purposes only.  Allison’s opinions are offered in good faith, but do not and cannot constitute a therapist/patient relationship, nor are they intended to do so without an agreement, which includes an informed consent signed by the party seeking the therapist’s services.  Here, such an agreement is not entered into, formally or informally, because Allison is offering consultation, and not therapy.  Therefore, there is no therapist/patient relationship.   

In my coaching, speaking, blog posts, articles, and advice to parents I draw on my training as a Marriage and Family Therapist, my research in the field, my own parenting experience, and my many years observing and coaching parents and kids.  My intention is that my advice is helpful and inspirational to parents.  The following disclaimer reminds advice-seekers that this website is solely educational in nature, and that individual parents are responsible for the use they make of all advice in the website, my newsletters, or courses. The text that may be displayed on the website at any one time may contain only a portion of the relevant information.  No therapist/patient relationship is intended nor implied by your use of this website.  Users of this website are encouraged to seek counseling or medical help for their individual needs; in no way is this website intended as a substitute or alternative to medical or psychiatric attention.  

Allison LaTona is not and cannot be responsible for any damages caused by users of this website or others relying on its advice or the information offered therein. 

The materials appearing on Allison LaTona, MFT and could include technical or typographical errors.  Despite our best efforts, Allison LaTona, MFT does not warrant that any of the materials on its web pages are accurate, complete or current.  Allison LaTona, MFT and may make changes to the materials contained on its web pages at any time without notice.   


In parent coaching/consulting the client/therapist relationship has not been established for the reasons given above.  However, I must advise you that, as a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, I am legally and ethically obligated to report any information I receive that raises concern for me that child abuse may be occurring.  Please be forewarned that in such a case, your disclosure or email to me will not be considered confidential and will be shared to the authorities.  There are other instances where disclosure to the authorities is required by law.

  • Threats of self-harm or harm to another

  • Cases of elder abuse, or abuse of otherwise dependent individuals

  • Receipt of a lawful subpoena


The only information we have is information that you voluntarily give us by subscribing to, and other direct contact from you. Basically, that’s just your email.  We take your privacy seriously and will not sell, rent, give or share your information to anyone.  However, it bears repeating that information which tends to create a suspicion of child abuse or neglect may result in a report to the appropriate authorities. 

When third-party links (i.e. for a book or blog recommendation) are offered on Allison LaTona’s website, these sites have their own separate and independent privacy policies.  We have no responsibility or liability for the content and activities of these linked sites.  However, we do want to protect the integrity of our site and value your opinions, so we welcome any feedback about these sites.   

In the event we change or modify our privacy policy, we will alert you about the change via email. 

Affiliate Disclosure 

Allison LaTona, MFT does not write or publish ‘advertorials’ or work with marketers.  Any recommendation that includes a link is published only if Allison honestly believes the product or service may benefit or appeal to her readers.  However, please note that we are not a consumer website and not all links are exhaustively studied or researched prior to being recommended. 


We do not endorse nor do we vouch for the accuracy or reliability of any links, materials, nor the quality of any products.  You acknowledge that any reliance upon any such links, materials or products is at your sole risk and you shall exercise your own judgment and do your own evaluation on their value and subsequent use. 

Your Indemnification 

By your use of this website, you promise to indemnify Allison LaTona, MFT in the event of any claim against you, based on anything you may have read or concluded from your perusal of this website, including but not limited to any claims against Allison LaTona, MFT, herself, by any person, whether or not related or associated with you.  Nothing in the content materials shall be considered medical, legal, financial or actuarial advice.   

You agree to indemnify and hold us harmless from and against any claim, demand, or cause of action (including attorneys’ fees), including any arising out of claims based on any aspect of use by you or others of this website, including without limitation, (i) claims based on defamation or your other conduct in using this website, or (ii) your violation of any intellectual property laws including without limitation those relating to our copyrights, trademarks or trade secrets. 


All content on this site, except for some photos (thanks, Getty Images) is the property of Allison LaTona, MFT,  All rights, worldwide and in all media, are reserved. If you want to re-post or re-publish, that may be possible, but please first contact us for permission.