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All information on the Taming Olivia website and it's partnering sites, including but not exclusive to Facebook, Twitter and Instagram, Linkedin accounts (in future just referred to as partnering sites) is given in good faith and is based on sources that I believe to be reliable and accurate at the time of release. I set up Taming Olivia as a way of sharing my experiences, and to stop people feeling alone, but it is not meant as a replacement for professional medical advice or treatment and therefore I, Catherine Benfield, do not accept legal liability or responsibility for the content of the information or any consequences arising from its use.


I am not a qualified doctor, therapist, psychiatrist or any other medical professional. You must therefore obtain the relevant professional or specialist advice before taking, or refraining from, any action based on the information on this site and partnering sites. 


The content of my website and partnering sites are provided for general information only. Nothing found on this website and partnering sites is intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice. Nor is it a substitute for therapy.


Please be aware that information may be changed or become outdated and incorrect after they have been placed on this site and partnering sites. I cannot ensure the accuracy of any information contained after publication on this site or partnering sites

Taming Olivia is not intended for children or young people under 18 years of age. We do not knowingly collect personal information from children and young people under 18. If you are under 18, please do not provide any information on this website. If you have, please ask a trusted adult to contact me at and I'll delete it.  


If you have questions about any medical matter or you think you are experiencing a medical condition, you should seek immediate medical attention from a doctor or other professional healthcare provider. 

Occasionally specific research will be presented in blogs and posts as a way of investigating certain areas of OCD, e.g. types of treatments and this material on this site and partnering sites may reflect the views or recommendations of third parties which do not necessarily reflect my  views, nor indicate a commitment to a particular course of action.

​Although I make efforts to compile accurate information on my site and partnering sites, and to update the information on my mental health information web pages, I make no representations, warranties or guarantees, whether expressed or implied, that the content in these mental health information on the site and partnering sites are accurate, complete or up to date.

By using my website or partnering sites, you are agreeing that under no circumstances, me and/or my officers, employees, successors, shareholders, joint venture partners or anyone else working with us shall be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, consequential, equitable, special, punitive, exemplary or any other damages resulting from your use of this website including but not limited to all the content, information, products, services and graphics presented here.

By using this site and partnering sites, you expressly agree that your use of the site and partnering sites is at your sole risk, and that you are solely responsible for the accuracy of the personal and any information you provide, outcome of your actions, personal and business results, and for all other use in connection with the site and related sites.

Taming Olivia is my life work. Much time, energy and resources have gone into creating her. Please do not use her or anything on my site or social media pages without my explicit permission.  

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