I offer an initial 15-20 minute phone call at no charge.
Do you accept insurance?
I do not accept insurance. For those who have PPO / Out-of-Network benefits, I provide invoicing with insurance codes for reimbursement. For instance, the individual/couple/family pays me directly (following our meeting) and submits my invoice/statement to insurance for reimbursement.
How do I know if I have PPO / Out-of-Network benefits?
To better understand if you have these benefits please contact your Health Insurance Provider with the following questions:
Do I have out-of-network coverage for mental health/psychotherapy benefits?
Is there a limit to the amount of sessions? If so, can I extend if needed?
Do I have a deductible?
Is a diagnosis code required?
Is reimbursement for in-person/office mtgs only, or does it also cover
Telehealth / Video conferencing?
At what amount will insurance cover my out-of-network therapy sessions
for the following insurance procedure code(s):
- Code 90837 - Individual Psychotherapy (53 minutes or longer)
- Code 90847 - Family Psychotherapy
What rate do you charge per hour for office based meetings?
$175 for individual mtgs
$200 for couples & families
$300 for open dialogue (includes 2 therapist co-facilitating)
$50 per person for groups
Consultation & Supervision - tbd w/ individual, group, or organization
Will you adjust your rate if it's out of my budget?
Yes, I am happy to discuss further.
Why aren’t you part of any in-network insurance panels?
There are several reasons why I’m choosing not to be part of in-network insurance.
Insurance often limits the approved amount of sessions, not based on need,
but what they consider medical necessity before approving additional sessions.
They often require a psychiatric diagnosis, which is part of one's medical record.
Confidentiality and choice of therapist can be an issue with insurance plans.
I don’t see my values and approach aligning with managed care regulations.
What types of payment do you accept?
Cash, check, credit card, or electronic transfer.
Can I use my Health Savings Account through work?
It may be an option, but you would have to confirm with your human resources dept.
Please feel free to contact me for more information.