Services may be covered in full or in part by your health insurance or employee benefit plan. I currently accept the following insurance / reimbursement:
- California Victim Compensation and Government Claims Board
- PPO plans that cover "out of network providers"
- I am no longer acepting new Blue Shield or MHN clients, except for PPO plans
Please check your coverage carefully by asking the following questions:
- Do I have mental health insurance benefits?
- What is my deductible and has it been met?
- How many sessions per year does my health insurance cover?
- What is the coverage amount per therapy session?
- Is approval required from my primary care physician?
Rates for Private Pay
I charge a sliding scale based on monthly household income as follows:
Monthly Household Income Amount per 50 minute session
$0 - 4500 $100
$4501 - 5000 $120
$5001 - 6,000 $130
6001 and up $140
Free 20-Minute Consult for Prospective Clients
I recognize that therapy is a significant commitment of time and money. I also believe that you will benefit most from a therapist who is a good fit for you. For those reasons, I offer prospective clients a free 20-minute consult by phone or in person. The purpose of the consult is to help determine if the services I offer are likely to meet your needs. This is NOT a therapy appointment. It is an opportunity for you to briefly describe your concerns, discuss how I might work with you, and ask any questions you may have. Following the consult, you may decide to work with me or continue looking for other services. If I do not believe that my areas of expertise will meet your needs, it is my ethical obligation to refer you to another therapist and / or recommend that you continue looking. In these cases, I will do my best to specify what types of services you may need and give you information and resources that you can use to follow up.
Cash, check and all major credit cards accepted for payment. Credit cards are processed through PayPal on the "Make a Payment" section of this website.
If you do not show up for your scheduled therapy appointment, and you have not notified me at least 24 hours in advance, you will be required to pay the full cost of the session.
Request a therapy appointment online here.
Questions? Please contact me for further information.