Q. How long and how many times a week is a typical session?
A. Sessions are usually 50 minutes. Most clients are seen once or twice a week in the beginning, then, as time goes on, less frequently. The number of sessions depends on your current needs.
Q. How long will I be in counseling?
A. The length of time a client is in counseling depends on the nature of the problem and the goals of the counseling. Some clients have a very specific problem that can be worked through in a set course of counseling. For others, counseling is an on-going learning process and they choose to receive counseling for a longer period.
Q. What if I want couples counseling, but my partner won’t come?
A. Unfortunately, sometimes one partner is not as open to counseling. However, it is often possible to improve the relationship with just one person involved in counseling.
Q. How much are your fees and do you take insurance?
A. Your fee depends on the types of service you request. You can learn more about the insurance we accept, fees, methods of payment, and general payment policy when you call.
Q. Do I need to take medications?
A. As a therapist, Rebecca cannot legally prescribe medications. However, based on a joint assessment of problems you are facing, it may be advisable to consult with a psychiatrist to determine whether medication is warranted. Typically, clients see someone under their health insurance coverage or, if you prefer, we can provide a referral to a psychiatrist.