Counseling Frequently Asked Questions
What populations do you work with?
- I have specialized training to work with clients 15-30 years old
- I do not work with anyone under 15 years old except on a case-by-case basis.
How does therapy work?
- Individuals seek out treatment for a variety of different reasons. Some people have mental illness while others simply need someone to talk to on a regular basis.
- The client and I work together to create a treatment plan, which includes the frequency of visits and a projected length of therapy.
- The treatment plan is adjusted as the client progresses through the therapy process.
How long does therapy take?
- Each session lasts between 45 to 50 minutes.
- The client and I will establish a schedule based on needs and financial abilities.
- Some people attend counseling for a few sessions and others for lengthier periods of time. There is a no one-size-fits-all for therapy.
How much does counseling cost?
- Each individual therapy session (50 Minutes) costs $115.
- The fees are collected at the beginning of each session.
- I accept cash, check, credit, health savings account or use a flex spending account.
- For your convenience, I will keep a credit card on file to use when you choose.
What if I cancel my counseling session?
- There is no charged for any counseling sessions canceled 24 hours or more before the scheduled appointment.
- Appointments canceled with less than 24 hours notice will be charged the full counseling fee. No exceptions. You must pay the full session feel before your appointment will be rescheduled.
Where is your office located?
- I am located on Hartman Lane in O’Fallon, IL. I am in the first building across the street from St. Clair Tennis. My address is 1218 Paragon Dr. O’Fallon, IL 62269
What insurance do you accept?
- I accept Blue Cross Blue Shield and Tricare.
- Keep in mind, to use insurance, and you MUST meet the criteria for a mental illness.
- That diagnosis will stay on your permanent medical record forever.
- Just because you have insurance doesn’t guarantee coverage for therapy.