Q: Do you take insurance?
A: I accept plans from; Blue Cross Blue Shield, Aetna, and UHC/Optum,
Q: What payment options do you take?
A: Cash, Debit, Master card, Visa, American Express, FSA/HSA
Q: Can anyone see my medical records?
A: No, your records are protected and kept private under HIPAA regulations.
Q: Do I have to be a First responder, Veteran, or medical professional to be a client?
A: Though it is preferred that my clients are of these professions or their family members, it is not required. However, I will provide a brief consultation to determine if I am best fit for any potential client.
Q: If I have insurance that you aren’t covered under, can I still be a client?
A: Yes, you can choose to opt out of using your insurance and be a private pay client whether I take your insurance or not.
Q: Do you offer telehealth sessions?
A: No, I only will offer a Telehealth session on an emergency basis for established clients.
Q: Is what I say actually confidential?
A: Yes, however, there are limits to confidentiality which include;
If a client threatens or attempts to commit suicide or otherwise conducts themselves in a manner in which there is a substantial risk of incurring serious bodily harm.
If a client threatens grave bodily harm or death to another person.
If the therapist has a reasonable suspicion that a client or other named victim is the perpetrator, observer of, or actual victim of physical, emotional or sexual abuse of children under the age of 18 years.
Suspicions as stated above in the case of an elderly person who may be subjected to these abuses.
Suspected neglect of the parties named in items #3 and # 4.
If a court of law issues a legitimate subpoena for information stated on the subpoena.
If a client is in therapy or being treated by order of a court of law, or if the information is obtained for the purpose of rendering an expert’s report to an attorney.