Hours And Rates

Welcome to my office! I appreciate your trust and look forward to working with you.  I am a Licensed Professional Counselor with over fifteen years of experience as a psychotherapist.  I have specialized training in a variety of therapeutic techniques including:  Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, Imago Marital Therapy, Hypnotherapy, Client-Centered Counseling, Relationship Coaching, Dialectic Behavioral Therapy, Eclectic Modalities, and mental health assessment for issues related to anxiety, depression, mood disorders and personality disorders.

Here are my office hours and rates: (They may be subject to change. To get more information, I am available to talk to you personally at 972-596-1805.)

OFFICE HOURS

1:00 p.m. to  8:30 p.m. Monday through Saturday
- Arranged by appointment
- Best if made after a FREE Initial telephone consultation
- Phone: 972-596-1805 


TELEPHONE CONSULTATION

9:00 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. Monday through Saturday
- The first telephone consultation is free.
- Consultation in-between sessions are FREE  (15 minutes.) 
- Over 15 minuts: the normal pro-rated fees apply. 


RATES: FIRST SESSION (INTAKE)

- The first session is called an intake. It includes an initial interview, assessment, and counseling.
- Its duration varies according to individual concerns and issues. 
- It may also include a complete biopsychosocial history, testing, or other interviewing techniques. 
- Intake fees varies and are discussed during the initial telephone interview.
- Please call: 972-596-1805 for details. 
 
- I accept cash, and personal checks.
In order to utilize time more efficiently please have payment ready at the beginning of the session.
- I will provide with a receipt for your personal and/or insurance records and filing for covered services. 

RATES: REGULAR SESSIONS
(After the initial session/intake)
 
  
- $95.00 for 45-50 min. session 
  * Individual counseling only
  * Testing, assessment, joint counseling, are not included 

- $120.00 to $170.00 for extended sessions (Longer than 45 minutes)
- Most sessions are "extended sessions as, in the long run, they are more cost-effective.
- The exact rate is determined after the FREE initial phone interview and assessment.
- Couple counseling, relationship counseling, marriage and family therapy are included in this category.

- Please pay for each session at the time of service.
- In order to utilize time more efficiently please have payment ready at the beginning of the session.  
- I accept cash, and personal checks.
- I will provide with a receipt for your personal and/or insurance records and filing.

INSURED? 

- Most health insurance plans have a mental health component.
- Many are managed by a
 behavioral health management group.
- Mental health 
 benefits available to you can be determined by dialing the number located on the back of your insurance card.
- Services may be covered in full or in part by your behavioral health insurance or employee benefit plan.
- We are providers for few plans and an out-of-network provider for all other plans
- If we are not on your insurance panel, you can still use your out-of-network benefits by filing for reimbursement, if your plan allows it. 

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