Who do you work with?

I offer online therapy services to individuals (16+). My practice is open and affirming, and respects the rights and values of all clients, regardless of race, ethnicity, sexuality, gender identity, ability, immigration status, or religion.

What is a therapy session like?

All sessions are held virtually through a telehealth platform. It’s a lot like Zoom or FaceTime. I use a HIPAA compliant platform through Simple Practice (a platform specifically for therapists) for increased privacy and confidentiality.

At first I’ll be asking questions to get to know you and what’s been going on in your world – what brings you to therapy, what issues you’ve been facing and how you’ve been coping so far. Much of this will feel like curious and supportive conversation. As our work together progresses, you may find that you want to process your thoughts and feelings through the use of creative expression, or by going outside to walk and move while talking, or by sitting in a familiar place in nature. Or you might simply want to talk in the comfort of your 4 walls with your dog in your lap. All mixtures of this are fine and welcome.

What are your fees?

Individual 45-50 min sessions are $175.
Healing is for everyone.
Reach out to explore adjustments for qualifying individuals.

Do you accept insurance?

I do not accept insurance, and am considered an Out Of Network provider. If you would like to seek reimbursement from your insurance provider I am happy to provide a Superbill. A Superbill is a detailed invoice outlining the services you received along with information recognized by insurance companies to process reimbursement. Coverage varies greatly, but my services may be covered in part or in full by your insurance provider. A typical PPO can reimburse appx 40-80% of your session cost. Please contact your health insurance plan directly to learn more about what your plan covers.

It is important to understand that if you choose to use your insurance I am required to disclose your diagnosis, which will go on file in your medical records. By involving your insurance you understand I must submit your diagnosis, treatment plans, progress notes and any other documentation that the insurance company might request. For these, and many other reasons, some individuals prefer not to involve their insurance companies in their therapy.

Below are some questions that are helpful to ask your insurance company before your first session:

• Do my insurance benefits include mental health services?
• What is the coverage amount for an out-of-network therapy session?
• Will I be required to pay a copay?
• Is there a limit to the number of sessions per year my plan covers?
• What is my deductible?
• Do I need to get approval from my primary care physician?
• Do you reimburse for TeleHealth Therapy?

**Note: If you live outside of California, you will not be able to submit claims to your insurance.

What is a "Good Faith Estimate"?

You have the right to receive a “Good Faith Estimate” explaining how much your medical care will cost. Under the law, health care providers give patients who don’t have insurance or who are not using insurance an estimate of the bill for services.

For more information, visit www.cms.gov/nosurprises

How do I get started?

Visit my contact page to set up a complementary 15-minute consultation. This is an opportunity for us to talk about the concerns that bring you to therapy and ask questions to determine whether I am the right fit for you.
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