SERVICES & FEES
MENTAL HEALTH COUNSELING
Therapy is a true investment in yourself. My fee for each 50-minute therapy session is $100. I believe that access to quality mental health care is a right, not a privilege, and I understand that paying for therapy out of pocket can be difficult. I offer a limited number of sliding scale options for those in need based on income and family size. Please let me know if payment is a barrier for treatment and we can discuss options.
I do not accept insurance. Upon request, I can offer a receipt of services that clients can submit to their insurance provider to seek reimbursement. It is the responsibility of the client to check with their insurance provider about reimbursement coverage.
Much of the progress experienced in therapy is dependent upon the therapeutic relationship and sometimes it's tough to find the right fit. I offer an initial 15 minute phone or video consultation at no charge to discuss current challenges and goals for therapy before scheduling the first session. Please visit the FAQs for testimonials graciously provided by a few of the clients I have had the privilege to work with in therapy.
I welcome the opportunity to work with common experiences such as Depression, Anxiety and Adjustment Disorders. I also specialize in supporting clients who are seeking help with more specific needs, as listed below.
AREAS OF EXPERTISE:
Addiction Recovery (substance abuse, love addiction, codependency)
Borderline Personality Traits
Shame / Self Worth / Self Esteem
Perfectionism / Type A Characteristics
Dysfunctional Relationship with Food / Body Image Distress
Trauma (complex, developmental, relational, attachment and shock/event-based)
Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) is an evidence-based treatment that has been effective in the healing and reprocessing of emotional pain from distressing life events. EMDR helps to remove the blockage keeping emotional wounds from healing, assisting the mind in reprocessing emotional trauma much like how the body heals from physical trauma. For more information on EMDR, please visit the Resources page.
Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) is a skills-based treatment with a primary goal of teaching clients how to live a life worth living. DBT is an evidence-based treatment for individuals with Borderline Personality Disorder, though DBT skills are used in the treatment of a variety of diagnoses including: ADHD, Eating Disorders, Bipolar Disorder, Generalized Anxiety Disorder, Major Depressive Disorder, PTSD and Substance Use Disorders. For more information on DBT, please visit the Resources page.
Neuro Affective Relational Model (NARM) is a developmentally-oriented and neuroscientifically-informed approach to address unresolved Complex Trauma (C-PTSD) while restoring connection to self and others. NARM works with unconscious attachment patterns that stem from relational, developmental and attachment trauma and adverse childhood experiences (ACEs). For more information on NARM, please visit the Resources page.
Telehealth is a platform that offers quality therapy with extra convenience. Telehealth allows clients to engage in the same authentic counseling experience from the comfort of their home, office, car or wherever! I understand that traveling to an office can add stress and extra time to an already busy life. I use a HIPAA compliant secure video conferencing platform that makes online therapy convenient and completely confidential. Many clients find that attending therapy from the comfort of their own space provides a layer of safety that is not accessible in someone else's office. All that is required for Telehealth is an electronic device (smart phone, tablet, laptop, computer, etc) and a private space with a stable internet connection. Paperwork, payment and scheduling are all completed online.
“And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.”