Many people are confused about what to do in the face of a mental health emergency. What constitutes a mental health emergency? As with any medical emergency, a mental health emergency can be life threatening. Most of the time mental health emergencies are those involving the threat of suicide or the occurrence of an actual suicide attempt. If you or someone you know is experiencing a crisis of a psychiatric nature do not call the your therapist. We recommend that you call 911 and/or go to the nearest emergency room for an immediate evaluation.
Our providers are ethically and legally required to protect the confidentiality of their clients. Information will not be shared without written permission from the client or, if the client is a minor under the age of eighteen, the client's parent or legal guardian.
There are, however, conditions under which a client's confidentiality is released or not protected. These include:
Information is released directly to the court for court-ordered evaluations or court testimony.
Please note: Insurance companies request that the client release information to them for certification of services or reimbursement.
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Accepted Insurance Plans:
Services may be covered in full or in part by your health insurance.
Please check your coverage carefully by asking the following questions:
You will be responsible for your co-pay and self pay services at the time of service, and will be responsible for any service(s) not covered by insurance. Our office will help answer any questions you may have in regard to your insurance policy.
Payment: Cash, check and most major credit cards accepted for payment. (Returned check fee is $45 and declined card fee is $25)
Cancellation Policy: If you do not show up for your scheduled therapy appointment, and you have not notified us at least 24 hours in advance, you will be required to pay the appointment fee of $100 for session and $120 for intake appointment.
Credit Card Policy As a practice, we feel strongly about the importance of healthy boundaries and respecting your time and our time. As such, it is our decision to prevent balances from accruing in order to preserve the integrity of the therapeutic relationship. We require a credit card to be kept on file at all times in the event of an unforeseen balance. A credit card authorization form will be completed at the time of your intake appointment and your therapist will review this policy with you in person should you have any questions.
Please print and complete New Client Forms to bring to your first appointment. You also have the option of faxing forms to 804-214-2270 or emailing forms to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line "New Client Forms."
Please bring valid identification and insurance card to all appointments.