Policies

Payment: Co-payment or full payment for service is due at the end of each session unless other prior arrangements have been made. Please notify us if any problem arises durin therapy regarding your ability to pay for services and/or co-payments.

Insurance: We will bill your insurance company for services. Please notify us if you change insurance companies or no longer have insurance coverage. At intake, please have your insurance card ready for copying. You are responsible for any charges not paid by your Insurance company.

Cancellation: Please call at least 48 hours in advance of any appointment you must miss. Failure to abide to this policy more than twice may result in all future appointments being canceled. Late cancelations (under a 48 hrs.) or no shows are subject to a $25 to $60 fine, to be paid before rescheduling. We are not allowed to bill your insurance company for missed appointments.

Confidentiality: All information disclosed within sessions, including that of a minor, is confidential and may not be revealed to anyone without written permission except where disclosure is permitted or required by law.

Disclosure may be required in the following circumstances:

  1. When there is reasonable suspicion of abuse of a child or a dependent or elder adult.
  2. When the client communicates a threat of bodily injury to others.
  3. When the client is suicidal.
  4. When disclosure is required pursuant to a legal proceeding (e.g., court subpoena).

Emergency Procedures: If you need to contact me between sessions, please call the office phone number. If you cannot reach us, please leave a message. Reasonable effort will be exerted to return your call as quickly as possible.

If you cannot reach someone in our office and/or it is a true emergency, please call 911.