How do I schedule an appointment?
You may request an appointment through the appointment request page, or the ‘schedule an appointment’ button on the side of this page. For other questions regarding services, you may reach me by email at [email protected] or call (805) 316-4567.
What is the fee for sessions?
My rates for sessions are:
- $130 for a 50-minute session
- $150 for a 60-minute session
Do you take insurance?
I am not currently on any health insurance panels. By not accepting insurance, we are able to set the terms of your treatment ourselves, rather than treatment being dictated by the insurance company. If you have a health insurance policy, it may provide some coverage for out-of-network mental health services. After your payment to me, I can provide you with a “super bill”, an invoice of services, which may be submitted to your insurance company for possible partial reimbursement. If you have questions about your coverage, please contact your insurance company.
What forms of payment do you accept?
I accept cash, checks, and all major credit cards as forms of payment.
What is your cancellation policy?
If you are unable to attend a session, please make sure you cancel at least 24 hours beforehand. Otherwise, you may be charged for the full rate of the session.
How often do we meet for therapy and for what duration?
Everyone’s circumstances are unique to them and arranging how often we meet and for how long is a collaborative effort. A lot depends on your desires in terms of personal development, life commitments, finances, and other contributing factors. On average, clients usually begin with weekly sessions for the first few months, and then begin to schedule less frequently.
Is therapy confidential?
With few exceptions, what comes up in therapy remains confidential between the two of us. Confidentiality may be broken if:
You disclose that a child or vulnerable adult has been abused or neglected.
You disclose that you are in imminent danger of ending your life or the life of someone else.
The court subpoenas your file for a legal matter.
Do you work with families, children, or couples?
My practice is focused exclusively on working with individuals 18 or over.
Do you provide group therapy?
I periodically offer LifeForce Yoga for Resilience in a group setting. Please let me know if this is something you are interested in, and I will let you know when this group is offered.