All major credit & debit cards, HSA cards accepted.
We do not offer free initial consultation due to several reasons. First, we feel that it is unethical to discuss about sensitive clinical details if we are not the clinician on record. The moment client connects with a clinician, they are considered the clinician on record and short free consultations may increases chance of trauma risk for the clients.
Additionally, similar to professions such as medical physicians, financial planners, and lawyers, we provide services through our time. Although some mental health clinicians may choose to provide free initial consultations to attract new clients, we aim to focus on quality care.
We strive to provide transparent services through disclosing treatment modalities, clinical specialties, rates, and psycho educational materials through our website. If you have any additional questions that is not covered in our website, we are more than happy to answer any non-clinical questions through emails.
Your first session is a time for your psychotherapist to get to know you. Typically 45 minutes long, this is a time you can share your story and your reason for seeking counseling including your goals for therapy. Or even decide if you need therapy.
We currently do not accept insurance and considered as an out of network provider. Some insurance companies will reimburse for out of network counseling services through Superbill. Clients will need to determine eligibility with their individual carriers.
Our licensed psychotherapists practice integrative trauma-informed treatment modalities (Sensorimotor psychotherapy, Somatic Experiencing, Ego state therapy, Emotion-focused, Cognitive-behavioral therapy, Dialectical behavior therapy, Client-centered therapy) in addition to EMDR. EMDR is advanced level of specialization in addition to other general treatments.
Unfortunately due to high-risk nature of trauma therapy, I request to work as an exclusive therapist with clients to ensure highest level of safety during duration of trauma treatment.
Please refer to professional code of ethics ACA Code of ethics A.11
Intensive EMDR Therapy is geared towards clients who cannot meet weekly for therapy sessions. Busy parents and professionals may choose to arrange 3 hours a day intensive sessions to save time. Normally, clients would need multiple consecutive intensive sessions. Please note that every person is unique and requires customized treatment plan. Intensive EMDR sessions include:
*Eligibility will be determined by the clinician.
For our online counseling sessions, we use a secure HIPAA-compliant Simple Practice, You will receive an email that has a link you click from your computer, phone, or tablet to start your online therapy session.
Its very simple!, just click the link contained in the email sent to you when your online counseling session is scheduled to start. Your computer must have a microphone and a camera in a private space. It is recommended to use the Chrome browser to connect.
Right before your first online counseling session, your email will require you to download Simple Practice (for iOS or Android) app from either the app store or the Google Play store. Then, just click the link contained in the email sent to you.
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