long and how many times a week is a typical session?
Sessions are usually 45-50 minutes.
Most clients are seen once or twice a week in the beginning, then, as time goes
on, less frequently. The number of sessions depends on what your current needs
long will I be in counseling?
The length of time a client is in
counseling depends the nature of the problem and the goals of the counseling.
Some clients have a very specific problem that can be worked through in a set
course of counseling. For others, counseling is an on-going learning process
and they choose to receive counseling for a longer period.
if I want family counseling, but my family won't come?
Unfortunately, sometimes family
members are not willing to come in for counseling. While having
all family members present is ideal, it is possible to
improve relationships with just one person involved in counseling.
It can certainly help the individual cope better within the family unit.
much are your Fees and do you take insurance?
We accept some insurances. You can learn more about the insurance we accept, fees,
methods of payment by clicking on our "Fees and payments" page on the
I need to take medications?
counselor or therapist, we are not legally allowed to prescribe
medications. However, based on a joint assessment of problems you are facing,
it may be advisable to consult with a psychiatrist to determine whether
medication is warranted. Typically, clients see someone under their health
insurance coverage or we can refer you to a psychiatrist.