Fees and Payment

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Fees

Individual and Relational (Couples and Family)

  • $160/50 min Teletherapy Appointment
  • $300/ 90 min Teletherapy Appointment

INSURANCE

I offer fee-for-service therapy, this means I don’t accept in-network insurance. I do this for a variety of reasons; the main reason is to avoid a mental health diagnosis from the DSM-V-TR. Many clients prefer the privacy of a fee-for-service provider because it prevents insurance companies from accessing treatment plans, case notes and other important, private mental health information, in addition our meetings will not be in your permanent record. I believe there is a freedom in directing your own health care, and not reporting to an insurance company.

If insurance is the only way to get the support you need, you can talk to your insurance provider about out-of-network options to see if our work together would be partially covered. I will provide you with a receipt you can submit directly to your insurance company.  Please keep in mind that the receipt has to include a legitimate, applicable mental health disorder diagnosis (for example: generalized anxiety disorder, depression, PTSD), and that many providers don’t cover couple’s therapy.

HEALTH SAVINGS ACCOUNTS  

The cost of counseling may be able to come out of a Health Savings Account, or Flex Spending Account. Please ask if you have any questions, I will provide you with a receipt.

PAYMENT

All session fees are due at the time of service. Payment can be made by the credit card on file. Payment is due at the end of each session.

LATE CANCELLATION & NO SHOW POLICY

The full session fee is charged for missed appointments or cancellations with less than a 48-hour notice. I will always support you in doing what you need to do to take care of you and/or your family. However, barring life threatening emergencies, if you are unable to provide the 48 hours advance notice, you will be charged my hourly fee.

I consider any appointment that you have made with me important. Your appointment is for your exclusive use and when it is cancelled with short notice, or missed altogether, it is often too late or impossible to offer this time to someone else and the appointment time goes unfilled.

How to access your benefits:

On the back of your insurance card, there should be a toll free number for questions related to your mental health benefits. When calling, be sure to check your coverage carefully by asking the following questions:

  • What are my mental health benefits?
  • What is my deductible and has it been met?
  • How many sessions per calendar year does my plan cover?
  • How much does my plan cover for an out-of-network provider?
  • Is approval required from my primary care physician?