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Frequently  Asked  Questions


What can I expect during my first session?


​      During our first few sessions, I'll ask about your current concerns and together, we will explore contributing factors.  We will determine goals for therapy.  We will also discuss how and what you'd like your future to look and feel like.  This will provide a roadmap for where we are going.   I also always ask about strengths, supports & explore what is working in your life.  Therapy with em is collaborative & active.  Together, we will work together as a team to implement coping strategies, improve your overall well being and meet your goals.

Session Fees?


        An individual 50 minute session is $200.  Payment is expected at time of service.  


Do you take insurance?


      I am not contracted with any insurance company directly.  All my clients pay my session fee at the end of our sessions.  Some clients with a PPO request a superbill (which is a detailed receipt) and then give that to their insurance provider for partial reimbursement.     

In order to find out if your plan covers out of network providers, please call them to verify your coverage.  Here are some questions to consider:

  • Do I have mental/behavioral health insurance benefits?

  • What is my deductible and has it been met?

  • How many sessions per year does my health insurance cover?

  • What is the coverage amount per therapy session for an out-of-network provider?


Do you offer sliding scale appointments?


    Yes, if you would like to work together & need accomodations on the session fee, please reach out to discuss.


Office Location & Logistics


     My office is located in the neighborhood of Mar Vista.  The address is 12240 Venice Blvd, Los Angeles, CA., 90066.  There is meter street parking in front of the building.  There is also free parking in nearby neighborhoods.  


Do you offer Teletherapy Sessions?


    Yes! Telehealth sessions (video or phone) are available still.  I have a HIPAA compliant secure platform I use.


What is your late cancellation policy?

        If you need to cancel, kindly give 24-hour notice. If you do not give 24-hour notice, you may be responsible for your full fee.  Please call or text, 310-554-8670, to cancel.

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