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The Cease-and-Desist Letter I got from
Dr. Pat Allen's Law Firm

I received the letter reproduced below from the law firm retained by Dr. Pat Allen, regarding this website's referencing my training under the WANT® Institute (a tax-exempt 501(c)(3) organization founded by Dr. Pat Allen in 1976 and currently administered by her daughter, Ms. Sue Wagner). Some of the demands that they make are a bit over the top, so I'm reproducing it here to get some feedback.

Please note that I have taken pains to comply with many of their demands here on the website, except where such demands would interfere with my legal rights, and would interfere with the maintaining my reputation in the coaching community, or create an excessive burden or "chilling" effect on the successful continuation of my Highly Sensitive People enterprise or seriously limit the ability to describe services and products being offered.

I leave it to you to make your own interpretation.

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You can download the entire letter as a PDF here. If you have any comments, I'd be interested in hearing from you at Jim@HighlySensitivePeople.com