Other Important Details
What to Expect from the First Session?
If you are interested in talking and setting up an initial session, please give me a call. We can briefly discuss the type of treatment you are seeking.
Individual sessions are 50 minutes in length. Family or couples appointments are available in 50 or 80 minute sessions, depending on scheduling availability. The initial intake appointment also includes paperwork and procedural items. I will email you the intake paperwork prior to the first session.
Appointments are available Monday through Friday from 11am to 7pm.
Fees and Billing
Please call 408-834-6985 to discuss fees for service.
Payment is due at time of the session.
I accept cash, check, credit card and HSA spending account cards.
California Victim Witness Assistance funding is accepted if you have a valid claim number.
Some health insurance carriers allow you to choose an ‘out of network provider’ (PPO plans). I will be happy to provide you with a statement of services that are provided so that you can seek reimbursement. Be sure to call your health insurance carrier for details on your coverage and reimbursement for psychotherapy.
What is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist?
A Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (MFT) is trained to work with individuals, couples, or groups wherein interpersonal relationships are examined for the purpose of achieving more adequate, satisfying, and productive marriage and family adjustments. This practice includes relationship and pre-marriage counseling.
What is a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor?
A Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor (LPCC) uses counseling interventions and psychotherapeutic techniques to identify and remediate cognitive, mental, and emotional issues, including personal growth, adjustment to disability, crisis intervention, and psychosocial and environmental problems. An LPCC may conduct assessments for the purpose of establishing counseling goals and objectives to empower individuals to deal adequately with life situations, reduce stress, experience growth, change behavior, and make well-informed rational decisions.