Reimbursement & Pricing for 2020

Therapy is an investment

Therapy is a financial commitment, but you will receive a return on your investment through your growth and healing.  It will change your life.  Compare the cost of a few therapy sessions to the cost of a lifetime of misery and emotional strain.  Think about it as you investing in yourself.

If the cost of therapy seems to be out of reach, consider the following:           

  • Use pre-tax dollars as a part of a Health Saving Account (HSA) or Flexible Spending Account (FSA).
  • Check with your employer or your spouse/partner's employer to see if it has an Employee Assistance Program or EAP.  An EAP is usually a part of an employee's benefit package in which the employer pay for your sessions.  It usually allows anywhere from 3-8 sessions.  
  • Speak with your tax professional about deducing therapy expenses from your taxes as an out-of-pocket expense.   
  • Sign up for low-cost therapy sessions with Open Path Psychotherapy Collective ( 

Do you accept insurance?

I am an in network provider with Cigna, United Healthcare/Optum, Aetna, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield of North Carolina insurance companies.   It is your responsibility to find out what your insurance company covers for mental health services as well as your co-payment amount prior to your first appointment. Fees for all services rendered (co-pays, etc) will need to be paid prior to beginning your session. I will file for payment with all insurance companies that I am an in-network provider.  

If you have insurance that I don't accept you will be required to pay in full for all services rendered.   I will be happy to provide you a super bill that you may use to file for reimbursement for my services.  Please note that I will be considered an out of network provider.  

If you plan to seek reimbursement from your insurance company here are some questions you may want to ask an insurance representative prior to scheduling an appointment:

Does my insurance benefits include coverage for out of network mental health services?

• Does my insurance cover online or telemental health counseling sessions?

• What is the out of network coverage amount per therapy session?

• Will I be required to pay a co-payment?

• Do I have a deductible? If so, what is it and have I met it?

• Is there a limit to the number of sessions per year my plan covers?

• Do I need to get approval from my primary care provider in order for services to be covered?

Here are some points you need to know about if you choose to use your insurance benefits:

• You will be required to give consent for me to submit medical information and/or documentation about you to your insurance company. This may include a diagnosis, your treatment plan, and progress notes. Insurance companies require that I give you a diagnosis. 

• Insurance companies can determine the number of sessions (i.e. only one session a week) and frequency (i.e. only will pay for 50 minutes versus 30 minutes) you are allowed to have for reimbursement.  

Psychotherapy "Bundle" Packages

Clinical Services Fees

*session minutes are in line with Behavioral Health billing standards

Private Pay (No Insurance):

Psychiatric Diagnostic Evaluation                          $200

Individual Psychotherapy ( 53-60 minutes)               $125

Individual Psychotherapy (38-52 minutes)                  $95

Individual Psychotherapy (16-37 minutes)                   $85

Family Therapy (50 minutes with pt present)        $180

Family Therapy (50 minutes w/o pt present)          $125

I do not offer a sliding scale for reduced fees sessions.  I participate in the Open Path Psychotherapy Collective , which allows for clients to have reduced fees sessions.  Click on the Open Path Psychotherapy Collective link for more information about this program.

The fees for Open Path members will range from $40-$60 per session.  The actual fees will depend on the time frame of the session. For example, you may pay a little more for a 50-60 minutes session.  You will not be required to provide financial information if you are an Open Path member.

I only offer a limited number of slots for Open Path sessions. 


Coaching Services

Single Initial Session  


This initial 60 minutes session allows us to discuss why you are seeking life coaching services and how it can help you accomplish your life goals.  You will be able to begin working on one specific issue or goal.  This session will also allow us both to come to a mutual decision to continue our coaching relationship or not to continue with a coaching relationship.  The cost of this session will be deduced from the total cost of your package if you choose to continue receiving coaching services.  50% of the initial session fee will be refunded if you choose not to pursue coaching services with me.

Silver Package

$600 or 4 payments of $175* 

This package is designed for people who just want to work on 1 specific life area such as gaining clarity in making an important life decision, decreasing worry and stress due to decisions you are making in your life, or get moving on a project or work related goal.

This package Includes 4 (30 or 60 minutes in duration) coaching sessions and support of (2) e-mails per week over 6 weeks

Gold Package

$900 or 8 payments of $125* 

This package is only for established clients.  This package allows us to further explore the 1 specific goal you developed from the Silver Package.  

This package includes 8 (30 or 60 minutes duration) coaching sessions with (2) e-mails per week for support over 10 weeks

Platinum Package

$1,500 or 12 payments of $140* 

This package allows an established client to continue to explore the  1 established goal from the Gold Package deeper without interruption or a new client who would like to work on 2 very specific short-term goals. 

This package allows for 12 (30 or 60 minutes duration) coaching sessions with (3) e-mails per week for support over 14 weeks

Diamond Package

$5,000  (no installments offered)

This package is ideal for those established clients who have been working on an established long-term goal or the two short-term goals through purchase of the Platinum Package and would like to continue personal growth.   This package is also ideal for a new client would like to establish an initial long-term goal and will need the longer coaching time to achieve progress and success.

It allows for 50 (30 or 60 minutes duration) coaching sessions with (3) e-mails per week for support over 52 weeks

*Please carefully review my policies regarding fees and refunds which is located on your coaching agreement prior to signing the agreement.

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Clinical Supervision for LCSW Associates

If you live in the Burlington, Graham, Mebane, Greensboro, Chapel Hill, Durham, or Yanceyville, NC areas, I am willing to provide a combination of face-to-face in-person and face-to-face video conferencing clinical supervision. I use a HIPAA compliant videoconferencing platform.  

According to the NC Clinical Social Work statute, you are allowed to have 20 hours of clinical supervision via video conferencing.  The remaining 80 hours, of the required 100 hours must be completed in person.

If I have a minimum of three people receiving individual clinical supervision,  I will be happy to discuss establishing group supervision sessions. 

I am also open to establishing a contract with any employer to provide group supervision sessions on site. Fees for on-site supervision services will need to be negotiated on a case-by-case basis.

Individual Supervision Session                  $65-$85

Group Session (per individual)                    $45

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Please call me at (336) 443-5535 or securely e-mail me to schedule an appointment.

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