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Frequently Asked Questions 

1. Do you accept insurance?

  • Yes! I accept Aetna.

2. What are your out of pocket rates?

  • Individual Sessions (45 minutes): $200

  • Individual Sessions (90 minutes): $350

  • Couples Sessions (1 hour): $200

  • Couples Sessions (90 minutes): $250

  • Hypnotherapy Session: $150

3. Do you provide superbills for reimbursements?

  • Yes, superbills are provided for reimbursements.

4. Do you offer sliding scale fees?

  • Yes, sliding scale fees are available.

5. Do you assign homework, activities, or readings for me to do between sessions? Why or why not?

  • Yes, I may assign homework or suggest activities tailored to your needs and goals. These assignments are designed to help you apply what we discuss in sessions to your daily life. However, the type and amount of homework are always discussed with you to ensure it aligns with your preferences and doesn't add unnecessary stress.

6. How can I tell if I am benefiting from working with you?

  • Through our sessions, we'll explore your motivations and behaviors, aiming to increase your self-awareness and insight. As our work progresses, you'll notice positive changes in your ability to understand and manage your thoughts and actions. Feeling more grounded, self-assured, and aligned with your values indicates progress and benefit from our collaboration.

7. How do your own core values shape your approach to therapy?

  • At the heart of my approach to therapy are authenticity and connection. I believe genuine connection is crucial for meaningful relationships and self-understanding. By helping clients embrace their authentic selves, I aim to empower them to reconnect with their inner strength and foster more fulfilling relationships in their lives.

8. How participatory are you during sessions?

  • I adapt my participation level to each client, providing verbal guidance when needed and creating space for clients to lead discussions. My goal is to offer a safe, supportive environment where clients feel empowered to explore at their own pace.

9. How much do you share about yourself during our time together and why?

  • I prioritize building a trusting therapeutic relationship, modeling healthy communication and empathy. While maintaining boundaries, I may share relevant personal experiences to benefit our relationship and your progress.

10. How often will I need to attend therapy?

  • Typically, we start with weekly sessions to establish a strong foundation. As progress is made, we may adjust frequency. Sessions may become bi-weekly, monthly, or less frequent based on your needs and goals.

11. What can I expect during a therapy session?

  • You can expect a warm, collaborative approach tailored to your unique needs. We'll explore your thoughts, feelings, and experiences in a non-judgmental environment, utilizing various modalities to support your growth and progress.

12. How do you ensure confidentiality and privacy?

  • Confidentiality and privacy are paramount. I adhere to legal and ethical guidelines, securely store records, and use safe communication methods. Your personal information and sessions are kept confidential unless legal or ethical obligations require otherwise.

13. How long does each therapy session last?

  • Individual therapy sessions typically last 45 to 60 minutes, while couples or extended sessions may run up to 90 minutes. The duration can vary based on your needs and preferences.

14. How many sessions will I need?

  • The number of sessions varies depending on your individual goals, progress, and the complexity of the issues being addressed. We'll collaborate to establish a treatment plan tailored to your needs.

15. What if I'm not sure if therapy is right for me?

  • It's normal to have doubts or concerns about starting therapy. I offer a complimentary consultation to discuss your goals, concerns, and whether therapy is the right fit for you.

16. Can I bring up any topic in therapy?

  • Absolutely. Therapy is a safe space for you to explore any topic or issue that's on your mind. There are no judgments, and everything you share is confidential.

17. How do I schedule an appointment?

  • You can schedule an appointment by contacting me via phone, email, or through the online booking system on my website. I'll be happy to assist you in finding a convenient time for your session.

18. Do you offer virtual therapy sessions?

  • Yes, I offer teletherapy sessions for clients who prefer to meet remotely. These sessions are conducted via a secure video conferencing platform, providing the same level of confidentiality and support as in-person sessions.

19. What should I expect during the initial session?

  • The initial session is an opportunity for us to get to know each other, discuss your reasons for seeking therapy, and establish goals for our work together. You'll also have the chance to ask any questions you may have about the therapy process.

20. How do I know if you're the right therapist for me?

  • Finding the right therapist is essential for the success of therapy. During our initial consultation and subsequent sessions, we'll assess if we're a good fit for each other. Your comfort and trust in the therapeutic relationship are paramount.

21. I'm a regular therapy client, but I'm curious about hypnotherapy. Can you incorporate hypnotherapy into my sessions?

  • Absolutely! If you're already a therapy client and are interested in exploring hypnotherapy as part of your treatment, we can integrate hypnotherapy techniques into our sessions. Hypnotherapy can be a powerful tool for addressing a wide range of issues, from overcoming limiting beliefs to managing stress and anxiety. Together, we'll discuss how hypnotherapy can complement your current therapy goals and tailor our approach to best meet your needs. Feel free to ask more about how hypnotherapy can enhance your therapeutic experience.

A Note on Fees

I'm pleased to accept Aetna insurance and offer sliding scale rates to meet the varying financial needs of my clients. Individual and couples sessions are available at $200.
 
Most clients are eligible for reimbursement, and to simplify this process, I've partnered with Mentaya to help you effortlessly confirm your out-of-network coverage.

Discover how you can manage the financial aspects of your therapy journey here:

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Currently accepting clients in: 
Rye, New York, and Virtually

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