How much does therapy cost?
Sessions are $150.00 per 50-minute hour. We offer multi-session counseling packages which can reduce your costs. Our counseling office offers a few reduced-fee spots for clients who qualify. If you would like to work with us but are concerned about making counseling affordable, let us know. We’ll work with you to help you get the services you need.
50-minute session for Individuals or Couples: $150.00
*4-Session package: $500.00 (savings of $100.00)
*Packages must be used within 6 months of purchase.
*Packages are non-refundable.
**Payment options: I accept HSA (Health Savings account) cards and FSA (Flexible Spending Account) cards, as well as checks, cash, Visa, MasterCard and Discover cards.
**Session fees are due at the time of service.
How many visits, and how often?
Generally, I don’t ask clients to commit to a set number of sessions or timeline of appointments, but prefer to collaborate with you on a treatment plan that works for your goals and budget.
“Do you accept insurance?”
Our practice is not affiliated with any insurance networks. Clients pay for their sessions at the time of service, and we do not bill your insurance. However, your insurance company may be able to reimburse you for all or part of your treatment on an “Out of Network” basis. Contact your insurance provider and ask about their Out of Network coverage for mental health services.
The reasons we are not currently “in-network” with insurance companies are related to your quality of care and confidentiality as a patient. In order for insurance to cover your visits, a therapist must diagnose you with a mental health disorder, which becomes a part of your medical record. The insurance provider then can access your records, and may determine how many sessions you may receive – even how many minutes long the sessions can be. These processes can result in treatment delays and gaps. This prevents us from having the freedom to create what we feel is an appropriate treatment plan for each individual client.
The Better app may be able to help clients get reimbursed for out-of-network charges. Click here to learn more.
Our Therapy Services
When people search for effective counseling, they generally seek a qualified professional who can be both compassionate and focus on solutions. You are looking for effective therapy, and an authentic relationship with a counselor who cares.
In our San Diego counseling practice, you can expect collaborative therapy designed for your individual needs, in a safe, comfortable environment. In our office, you are a person – not a disorder. We offer each client our complete focus and commitment.
We work with a variety of issues, including:
- Anxiety, and anxiety-related disorders
- Dermatillomania, Trichotillomania, and other Body-Focused Repetitive Behaviors
- Depression, feeling “stuck,” lack of motivation
- Marriage counseling
- Couples therapy
- Premarital therapy
- Highly Sensitive Person and Empath traits
- Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), Complex PTSD, and adults living with childhood adversity and trauma
- Chronic pain, chronic illness, new diagnosis, hospice
Our office works primarily with adults, seniors, and teens.
Work schedules, traffic, childcare, or illness…sometimes life has a way of making it complicated to get to an office appointment. We offer distance sessions via phone or video for our clients who request them. If you are not in San Diego, but live in California, it is possible in some cases that we can offer treatment via HIPAA-compliant video such as VSee, telephone, or other electronic means.
Distance sessions must be paid for in advance. All other office policies apply.
If you are interested in therapy in San Diego, please contact us by phone at (619) 252-9811 or by email at email@example.com. You can also click the blue “Schedule Appointment” button below to check out the therapy calendar, register as a new client, or make an appointment.
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