Frequently Asked Questions.
Clients often have several questions before beginning therapy. To ease your mind and help you better understand the process, I have provided information for several commonly asked questions for you.
1. Do you take insurance?
I will be accepting Cal Optima and Victim of Crimes Compensation. I can also prepare a super bill for you to present to your insurance for reimbursement.
2. How much do I have to pay?
My rate is $125 for a therapeutic hour.
3. How long will I be in therapy?
I will work closely with you to develop attainable goals. The amount of time to attend therapy can be dependent on the issues presented and the client's willingness to explore their issues.
4. What is the meaning of life?
The meaning is for you to define and act upon.
5. What is your theoretical approach?
I primarily utilize a Narrative and a Systems approach but I am able to develop a treatment plan based upon an eclectic mix of CBT, psychodynamics, and humanistic theories. My treatment plans are tailored specifically to your needs.
6. What is your experience and areas of specialty?
I see individuals, couples, families, and teens. I have extensive experience treating survivors of trauma, sexual abuse, and child abuse. I have further experience in helping families and partners cope with the affects on their loved ones. I have worked with couples and helped them to create a deeper connection in their relationships.
7. Do you facilitate groups?
I will be starting a group for male survivors of sexual abuse.