FAQs

What happens during the free 15-minute consultation? The initial consultation gives you the opportunity to ask questions and gives us a chance to get to know each other to see if we are a good fit. I will ask you some questions to see what your goals are for our time together to ensure successful and positive outcomes.

What happens in the first session? Typically, we will meet for the first session at my office. We will chat about what is going on in your life, set goals and create steps to successfully achieve those goals. If you decide after our first in person meeting to work with me through online sessions, we can arrange that.

How long will counseling take? It depends on what you want to achieve through counseling. Most students that I work with, work with me for a few months prior to going away to college. Each student is an individual therfore each person will have different needs. Together, we will make a plan that is right for you.

What is the average cost per session? $150.00.   You may prepay for 4 sessions at the beginning of each month at the rate of $125.00.

Do you offer in-home sessions? Yes
What is the fee? $200 for a 50-minute in-home session (based on travel)

Are your online sessions HIPPA Compliant? Yes

Do you offer sliding scale? Yes

Do you provide a billing statement to submit to my insurance company? Yes

Do you accept Health Spending Accounts (HSA)? Yes

What forms of payment do you accept? Accepted Payment Methods: Cash, Visa, Mastercard, PayPal, and Venmo

What are the benefits of paying for mental health?

  • No Labeling – You don’t have to carry an unnecessary diagnosis on your medical record.
  • Confidentiality & Privacy – You and your psychotherapist are the only people that will know you’re in therapy. 
  • Self-Determination – You get to work with a psychotherapist that is free to use the best therapeutic approach to help you meet your goals. 
  • Quality Care & Attention – You’ll get a psychotherapist that’s not professionally overextended.  Most of all, you’ll have the help of a professional that’s invested in your process of growth and will be able to use the methods that are most appropriate for you.