Typically when you first begin, we will see you weekly (although it could be more or less based on your individual situation/need). You and your counselor will work as a team to devise a plan that works best for you.
If you will be using your insurance, the cost will vary based on your individual plan. We will call your insurance well before your first session and get all of that information for you and communicate back to you before the first session.
A friend or family member is not professionally trained to help you grow, heal and change. It’s likely that your friends and family have been giving you their best advice for some time now, and if it were sufficient, you probably wouldn’t be reading this. But here is why your friend’s advice is different from […]
Yes. By law, I am bound to protect your confidentiality. The exceptions to this are related to a child or elder abuse, a threat to harm another person or if you are in danger of self-harm. If you want to use a third-party payer to pay for therapy it will be necessary to provide the […]
We use the two words interchangeably. Not everybody does, so this is a great question to ask. We use both words because different people relate to one word more positively than the other. Some folks prefer the word counseling, others prefer therapy, so I use them both.
You really need to meet face-to-face in order to get a good idea of who we are and see if you connect with us. At our first meeting you should keep these questions in mind: -How easy is it to talk to him/her? -Does she/he seem like somebody I could trust? -Is she/he really listening […]
The very fact that you are reading this says it is about time. If you are just starting to think it might be time, we urge you to schedule an appointment; as the sooner you are able to address the issues, the quicker you will be able to overcome them. Many people wait until the […]