Frequently Asked Questions
Do you take insurance
I do not take insurance. However, should you elect to do so and if your insurance is organized in this way, I can provide paperwork for you to submit a claim to your insurance company for seeing an out-of-network provider. Please note: insurance billing often requires therapists to report a diagnosis or other treatment information. After this information is obtained by the insurance company confidentiality of this information is your insurance company’s responsibility. Furthermore, insurance companies can limit the type of treatment performed which can contradict creating a person-centered space. The above disclosures may still be required to submit for out-of-network claims.
Do you do EMDR, IFS, ACT, DBT, Brainspotting, etc
Is Reiki like getting a massage and what if I don't like being touched ?
Reiki and massage are very different. In reiki I am not manipulating your muscles but, instead, applying a light touch to certain areas of your body to aid in the healing process. You always have a say in which areas you do or do not feel comfortable with touch. And moreso, touch is not necessary at all to provide reiki healing. If you prefer, I can hover my hands over you or simply sit in the room with you to provide this healing space.
Do you offer sliding scale rates?
I have a sliding scale from $150-$200. However, I recognize this is not accessible for some folks so there are a limited number of reduced fee vouchers for those who might need it. This means therapy can be offered temporarily or permanently at a reduced rate. There is often a wait list for this option but please contact me and indicate you are interested in a voucher.
The following groups can receive psychotherapy at reduced rate between $125-$135. This will depend on availability. If interested, contact me to discuss further:
Graduate students studying to be in helping professions
Clinicians working in community mental health sites
What if I can't make my session
I understand that things come up sometimes. Canceling a session is no problem as long as you give me 48-hours notice. If you cancel within 48 hours there is a late cancellation fee of $100. If you cancel within 3 hours of your appointment or do not show up for your appointment, the full rate will be charged. If you will be late you have the option to come in for a partial session. Either case has the option to reschedule for another time that week, if it is available, without any extra fee (This may not be an option due to limited availability. If there are no open spaces, the above policy will be enacted). No missed session fee will be charged for emergencies, unexpected illness, or inclement weather. In the case of inclement weather, video or phone sessions are available.