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New Clients

On my Home Page, you learned that I work with three groups of clients: adults, couples, and clients experiencing infertility or considering an adoption.  If you think that my counseling services meet your needs, plase review the following information so I can start working with you: 



Rates and Insurance

Rates
$130 per 50-minute session

Insurance
Services may be covered in full or in part by your health insurance or employee benefit plan. I accept the following insurance plans:

  • Blue Cross/Blue Shield (Care First)
  • CIGNA
  • Humana
  • LifeSynch
  • Magellan Behavioral Health
  • Multiplan
  • PHCS
  • TRICARE
  • Out of Network

Please check your coverage carefully by asking your insurer  the following questions:

  • Do I have mental health insurance benefits?
  • Is approval required from my primary care physician?
  • What is my deductible and has it been met?
  • How many sessions per year does my health insurance cover?
  • What is my co-pay per therapy session?

Reduced Fees
Reduced fee services are available on a limited basis.

Payment
Cash, check and all major credit cards accepted for payment.

Cancellation Policy
If you do not show up for your scheduled therapy appointment, and you have not notified me at least 24 hours in advance, you will be required to pay $75 for the missed session.

Questions about my rates or the insurance plans I accept? Please contact me for further information.

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Preparing for your first session

If you are a new client, please complete the following forms and bring them to your first therapy session: 

New Patient Information Form
Informed Consent Form
Payment Information Agreement
Privacy Practices Form

Completing these forms in advance of our first session will help us make the most of our time...thank you for your cooperation.

If you would like me to coordinate my treatment of you with another provider (for example, your psychiatrist, primary care physician, etc.), please complete this form and return it to me, which will authorize me to release your psychotherapy information to your provider:

Release of Information Form

Note: To download Adobe Acrobat Reader for free, click here.

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Your first session

My practice is located at 8120 Woodmont Avenue (Suite 205) in Bethesda, Maryland, which is conveniently located near several infertility clinics and a half mile north of the Bethesda Metro Station (Red Line). Covered parking is adjacent to the building.
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Now Forming!

North Bethesda "Healing Infertility" Mind/Body Group

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