Individual psychotherapy will begin with a diagnostic intake and treatment planning, typically 1-3 sessions in length. A typical course of treatment is about 9-16 sessions in length, and is most effective on a weekly or every other week frequency.
Couple therapy will require both partners' participation, ideally both located in the same physical location. Treatment will begin with a 4-session assessment phase, which includes individual meetings with both partners. A typical course of treatment is between 8-20 weekly or biweekly sessions.
Consultation & Training
I offer consultation, supervision, and training services for colleagues interested in learning more about a particular evidence-based psychotherapy protocol and/or offering an evidence-based treatment approach in their own practice. Please email me to discuss further.
Insurance and Fees
I accept the following insurance plans for individual clients living in NC and HI only (all other states are self-pay):
Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina
United Healthcare (Global, Shared Services, Student Resources)
Oxford Health Plans
Allied Benefit Systems (Aetna)
Surest (Formerly Bind) Health Plans, Inc.
All couple therapy services are self-pay, and fees are charged at the close of a session via electronic credit card processing.
Fees will be discussed during the free consultation telephone call. I will provide interested clients with a superbill if they wish to file for out of network reimbursement with their insurance programs.
Session Attendance, Cancellation and No-Show Policy
Therapy cannot commence until required intake paperwork is completed, signed, and submitted electronically by the client. I require 24 hour notice for cancelled appointments. There is a charge for late cancellations and no-shows to appointments. A session will be considered a no-show if a client is more than 10 minutes late.
Currently, all services are offered virtually.
GOOD FAITH ESTIMATE
You have the right to receive a “Good Faith Estimate” explaining how much your medical care will cost.
Under the law, health care providers need to give patients who don’t have insurance or who are not using insurance an estimate of the bill for medical items and services.
You have the right to receive a Good Faith Estimate for the total expected cost of any non-emergency items or services. This includes related costs like medical tests, prescription drugs, equipment, and hospital fees.
Make sure your health care provider gives you a Good Faith Estimate in writing at least 1 business day before your medical service or item. You can also ask your health care provider, and any other provider you choose, for a Good Faith Estimate before you schedule an item or service.
If you receive a bill that is at least $400 more than your Good Faith Estimate, you can dispute the bill.
Make sure to save a copy or picture of your Good Faith Estimate. For questions or more information about your right to a Good Faith Estimate, visit www.cms.gov/nosurprises or call 800-985-3059.