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Below is a list of the most frequently asked questions about Fully Alive Therapy.
Every therapy session with me is unique because it is catered to each individual. We will discuss the primary issues and concerns in your life during therapy sessions. It is common to schedule a series of weekly sessions, where each session lasts around fifty minutes. However, special arrangements can be made as well.
Therapy with me can be short-term, focusing on a specific issue, or longer-term, addressing more complex issues or ongoing personal growth. It is important to process your therapeutic sessions outside of our time and by doing so, integrate the insight into your life between sessions. You will find that as you actively participate in therapy, you will gain the most benefit from it.
People seeking psychotherapy are willing to take responsibility for their actions, work towards self-change and create greater awareness in their lives.
Seeking out therapy is an individual choice. There are many reasons why people come to see me for therapy. Sometimes it is to deal with long-standing psychological issues, or problems with anxiety or depression. Other times it is in response to unexpected changes in one’s life such as a divorce or work transition. Many seek advice as they pursue their own personal exploration and growth. Working with me can help provide insight, support, and new strategies for all types of life challenges.
Therapy can help address many types of issues including depression, anxiety, conflict, grief, stress management, body-image issues, and general life transitions. Therapy is right for anyone who is interested in getting the most out of their life by taking responsibility, creating greater self-awareness, and working toward change in their lives.
I do not currently take insurance but I am happy to give you a statement so that you can be reimbursed for my services. I would also be happy to discuss the pros and cons of billing your insurance company for mental health counseling. Most people are able to receive out-of-network benefits at minimum from their health care for my services. To determine if you have reimbursable mental health coverage, the first thing you should do is check with your insurance carrier.
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My current fee for services is set at $80.00 per session and $90.00 per session for couples and families.
Everyone goes through challenging situations in life, and while you may have successfully navigated through other difficulties you’ve faced, there’s nothing wrong with seeking out extra support when you need it. In fact, therapy is for people who have enough self-awareness to realize they need a helping hand, and that is something to be admired.
You are taking responsibility by accepting where you’re at in life and making a commitment to change the situation by seeking therapy.
A number of benefits are available from participating in psychotherapy. I can provide support, problem-solving skills, and enhanced coping strategies for issues such as depression, anxiety, relationship troubles, unresolved childhood issues, grief, and stress management. Many people also find that I can be a tremendous asset to managing personal growth, interpersonal relationships, family concerns, marriage issues, and the hassles of daily life. I can provide a fresh perspective on a difficult problem.
Some of the benefits available from therapy include:
In some cases a combination of medication and therapy is the right course of action. Working with your medical doctor you can determine what’s best for you. It is well established that the long-term solution to mental and emotional problems and the pain they cause cannot be solved by medication alone. Instead of just treating the symptom, therapy addresses the cause of our distress and the behavioral patterns that curb our progress.
You can best achieve sustainable growth and a greater sense of well-being with an integrative approach to wellness.
In general, the law protects the confidentiality of all communications between a client and psychotherapist. No information is disclosed without prior written permission from the client.
However, there are some exceptions required by law to this rule. Exceptions include: