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We share what we believe may be useful to you in working to heal your symptoms and improve your life. The information we share cannot take the place of professional evaluation, diagnosis, and treatment, nor is it meant to be a substitute for professional medical, financial, or religious advice. We encourage you to use your own sound judgment about what you try. 

By participating in the services offered by BCALM LLC/Kindred Beings, you acknowledge that we are not licensed psychologists or veterinarians, or health care professionals and our services do not replace the care of psychologists, veterinarians or other healthcare professionals; be it emotional, mental, physical, or spiritual in nature. Interactions and sessions are not intended to substitute for the advice, treatment, and/or diagnosis by a qualified licensed professionals.

Any interaction, anywhere, with BCALM LLC/Kindred Beings and its independent contractors, is not intended to diagnose, treat, prevent, or cure any disease or condition. Listening, mentoring, guidance, energy healing, and any meditative or somatic processes are in no way to be construed or substituted as psychological counseling or any other type of therapy, veterinary or medical advice. Clients agree to accept full responsibility for the practical application of the information provided.​ Please Note: Family, Systemic, Shamanic Constellation work is an opportunity for personal growth and transformation. This work is not therapy and is not a substitute for therapy. If you have a sense that you would be destabilized by yourself or others speaking about difficult events, then this manner of healing may not be for you. BCALM LLC/Kindred Beings/Amy Painter/Laura Widman do not have the resources to support extreme psychological difficulties.

I understand that my participation in any BCALM LLC/Kindred Beings/Laura J. Widman, Amy Painter or any Independent Contractor facilitators of BCALM LLC/Kindred Beings-sponsored or initiated sessions, appointments, workshops, online call/webinars, events, or other activities is completely voluntary.

If you feel like killing or hurting yourself or another, please call 1-800-950-NAMI (6264), text "HelpLine" to 62640 or email Know that we care about you, and you can heal.

I agree to release, hold harmless and indemnify BCALM LLC/Kindred Beings/Laura J. Widman/Amy Painter and its independent contractors for any and all liability, claims, and causes of action arising out of or in any way connected with my participation or the participation of any minor who I am signing on the behalf of, in any activities offered by BCALM LLC/Kindred Beings. I personally assume all risks in connection with these activities.

The terms of this agreement shall serve as a release and indemnity agreement for my heirs, personal representatives and for all members of my family. I understand the conditions above and hereby consent to participate in these sessions/activities.

By registering for a session/gathering with BCALM LLC/Kindred Beings or Laura J. Widman, Amy Painter or its independent contractors, I hereby consent to receiving notification emails and/or messages regarding my participation in the event I am registering for and for future events mailing list.

Cancellations for phone sessions must be made 24 hours in advance for a full refund. Anyone who books an appointment but does not show up will be charged for their session. If you need to cancel or reschedule, please notify us by emailing

What We Do Not Offer



We are trained and continually training in many modalities, but we are not veterinarians nor licensed psychotherapists/therapists, and this is not psychotherapy.


We’re hard enough on ourselves. We welcome you as you are, and we meet our clients with an open heart and compassion. 


Quick Fixes

You may need to be heard, seen, and valued because all humans do, but you don’t need to be fixed. 


Religion/Religious Counseling

We do not offer guidance or counsel affiliated with any religion.  


Suicide Prevention

If you are having suicidal thoughts, please reach out to this resource for immediate help. Or, visit the National Suicide Prevention Hotline website, or call (800) 273-8255.


Emergency Help or Addiction Counseling

We cannot help with life-threatening emergencies, crises, domestic abuse, or addiction counseling. While we assist clients who are experiencing the sorts of challenges and upset that come with the human experience, we are not a crisis intervention service. Please visit this site for help.


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