Frequently Asked Questions
Q: What are your professional fees?
A: $75 per hour for Individual or Couple sessions and $100 for Family sessions (1 hour) session.
Q: Do you do individual support?
A: Yes. Specific focus on self development, self acceptance, self-enrichment, codependency, career guidance, and finding a new direction in life are available in individual support sessions.
Q: What is couples or partner counseling?
A: When a couple experiences imbalance in the relationship, or communication issues or cannot hurdle a values clash; it's time for support, prior to these becoming resentments, arguments or dirty fighting.
Q: What is a support group?
A: This is determined by the common need or problem a person is dealing with. Examples: Grief - loss of child, loss of spouse, loss of family member. Support Groups can also be for Self Esteem, Parenting, Blended Families, Caregivers, Codependency, Depression and/or Anxiety Issues. Groups vary from 1 to 2 hours, which depends mostly on the type of group and size of the group.
Q: Why does a Grief Recovery Method Group cost more?
A: Grief Recovery Method Groups are 2 hours of a specific format, which includes exercises that take longer to process. Processing individually, then in a small group, then in the large group takes a lot more time.
Q: What is a support group fee?
A: Group fees are $30 per 1.5 hour session paid on a monthly basis for ongoing groups. If the group is a 6, 8 or 12 week session with beginning and ending dates, fees are paid in advance of the session beginning. Deposits: will reserve a seat. The entire fee can be paid by Credit or Debit Card, Cash or Check.
Q: How many are in a Support Group Session?
A: Group Support Sessions are small, no smaller than 4 and no larger than 10 persons. A free Consultation will be used to assess group appropriate candidates.
Q: Do I accept Insurance?
A: While I do not accept insurance as payment, I can provide you with a receipt to submit a claim to your insurance company. Many folks don't like being labeled with a diagnosis and prefer to pay cash, so that there is compete confidentiality. I also consider sliding fee scale for seniors, single parents or low income.
Q: Do I charge a cancellation fee?
A: Cancellation must be made 24 hours in advance to avoid a fee of $50 See Services Policy.