“Yesterday I dared to struggle. Today I dare to win.”
- Bernadette Devlin
In the interest of practicing social distancing, I have shifted my practice to online therapy sessions using a secure, HIPAA-compliant platform called SimplePractice. You will be provided a link to click on at the time of your session. You can use the camera and audio on your computer or laptop. If you prefer to use your phone instead of a computer, you can download the free Telehealth by SimplePractice app from the app store. The benefits of telehealth therapy is the convenience of being in contact anywhere there is internet.
Rates for Individual Psychotherapy telehealth therapy sessions are $80 for a 50-minute session. Rates for healing from trauma are $100 for a 60-minute session and $130.00 for a 90-minute session. You may be able to get partial reimbursement through your insurance company (see below). Payment is due in full at the time of each service and can be made by venmo or major credit card.
I am an out-of-network provider. That means at this time I do not accept insurance for payment. I can provide you with an invoice (a receipt for services) for you to submit to your insurance provider for reimbursement but there is no guarantee of payment. Please check with your insurance provider for the details of your coverage. Here are a list of questions to ask when contacting your provider:
- Do I have out-of-network coverage for mental health?
- What is my out of pocket payment before my deductible is met?
- What is my insurance copay to see a therapist?
- What percentage of the fee for each visit will be covered?
- How many visits are covered per calendar year?
A note about insurance: The benefit of not using your insurance is that your therapy treatment is fully on your own and completely confidential. You are in control of your needs to make decisions without interference from your insurance company. You determine the best course of treatment for you. In addition, a mental health diagnosis will not have to be added to your permanent health records.
Cancellations or rescheduling of appointments must be made at least 24 hours prior to the scheduled appointment to avoid a full fee charge. This allows me to offer your appointment time to another patient. Medical emergencies or other extenuating circumstances are taken into consideration for rescheduling requests.
Licensed Professional Therapists are not licensed to prescribe medication. I do work collaboratively with psychiatrists and other physicians, when patients wish to pursue both medication and psychotherapy.