Frequently Asked Questions

How does therapy work?


First, you will need to schedule a Free 15-minute consultation to determine if we are a good match and if telehealth therapy is right for you. Once we determine we are a good match and you are a good candidate for telehealth, we will schedule our first session together. You will need to complete some documents and have them submitted before our first session.




What is telehealth therapy?


Telehealth therapy is an innovative way for services to be delivered virtually. This allows for client to connect with therapist from the comfort of their home, office or on the go.




Is telehealth therapy safe?


Our video conference meetings are scheduled through secure platforms that ensure confidentiality and are fully HIPPA Compliant. During our inital interview we will discuss the meeting platform options and see which is right for you.




How long does treatment last?


Treatment length is a case by case situation and could varie based on your reasons for coming to therapy, consistency of attending scheduled meetings and collaboration in and out of the therapy session. In some cases, clients are able to meet their goals in 10-12 sessions. In other cases, they many need more time to achieve their goals.




If you are seeing my child, will I be included in the process?


Of course you will be included! As a parent, your collaboration is a key element in child's or adolescent's therapy sessions. It is important that there is a good rapport and trust between the child/adolescent and therapist, and your involvement may vary through the treatment process.




How do I get started?


Click Book Online to schedule your free 15-minute consultation. Take the first step into a new direction, making a positive change for a healthier you.




Do you take insurance?


Yes, I am In-Network with United Health Care, Aetna, Cigna and Tricare East for FL, SC and VA. If I am not In-Network with your Insurance you may be able to utilize Out of Network benefits if your plan offers it. As each plan is different, verification of benefits will need to take place prior to the start of services. Schedule your free 15 minute consultantion today to find out more.




What is your rate?


In the case that you have a high deductible, I am not In-Network with your insurance or you are not utilizing insurance, my private pay rates are as followes: Initial session options: A-$150 for a 90 minute session which will include a full in-dept biopsychosocial assessment. B- $130 for a 60 minute session Additional session have different time options: $120 for a 60 minute psychotherapy session $90 for a 45 minutes psychotherapy session $75 for a 30 minute psychotherapy session At this time I do not offer sliding scale rates. **Please note my rates are subject to changes. These are the most updated rates as of January 9, 2022.




Can online therapy be effective?


Yes! It has been proven to an effective mode of providing therapy as providers are required to utilize a secure, HIPAA complaint platform of electronic record keeping and video conferencing. However it is important to note that telehealth therapy may not be for everyone. Schedule a 15-minute free consultation and we will determine if you and/or your child/family are good candidates for telehealth therapy.




What are the benefits of telehealth therapy?


That is a great question! There are so many benefits to telehealth therapy, with studies showing that videoconferencing is as effective as face-to-face treatments. It eases the stigma around mental illness and getting help. it shortens the delay of receiving services as you are able to reach a broader span of providers. And it saves time, allowing you to avoid that commute to the therapy office. Now you can receive services from the comfort of your home.