Intake appointments are used to review the presenting issue and gather a comprehensive personal history.
PLEASE NOTE: Intake's for minors are conducted with the parents/guardians only. This allows for candid conversation about the areas of concern as well as the family history, which may not be appropriate for the child to hear.
Session are 45-50 minutes in duration and scheduled weekly (particularly for younger children where frequency of contact is crucial for treatment success). In time, you may feel comfortable scheduling sessions on a bimonthly or monthly basis.
Intake & Subsequent Sessions
Intake appointments - $200 45-50 minute session - $150
Payment Accepted in the Forms of:
Cash, Check, Health Savings Account, Cigna EAP's
Cigna, Emblem Health (non-HMO), New York State Empire Plan, ValueOptions Commercial (non-HMO), & MVP Commercial (non-HMO) clients will be responsible for their copay at the time of session. Your insurance company will then be billed the service fee, just like when you go to your doctor.
Out of Network Insurance:
As benefits can greatly vary from one insurance provider to another, clients with Out of Network benefits will be responsible for the entire service fee at the time of service. A claim will then be filed with your insurance provider so that you may be reimbursed for your out-of-pocket expense in accordance with your policy's deductible and limits. As a courtesy to you, I will be happy to do the paperwork for you and file electronic claims with your insurance provider for services rendered.
It is the client's responsibility to verify and understand the nature and limits
of their insurance benefits.
Please click on the link below to review your Privacy Rights under the Health Insurance Portability and Acountability Act.
Please print, complete, and sign the appropriate intake packet. Adult packets are for individuals ages 18 and older. Child intakes are for individuals ages 17 and younger. Bring the completed packet to your intake appointment along with your insurance card.
If applicable, please complete a form for each professional with whom you wish for me to be able to share information regarding your/your child's treatment (ie physician, psychiatrist, school counselor, ...).
If you have any questions or concerns about the information provided or what is requested of you, please reach out to me via telephone or email. I am happy to help.
Tuesdays, Wednesdays, & Thursdays
What You Will Need For the First Session