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Attention: Do you find it hard to trust or rely on yourself?
Attention: Are you feeling burned out?
Attention: Do you have trouble balancing your needs with the needs of others?
Attention: Are you busy all the time and still feel like you’re not “getting it all done?”
Attention: Is there a picture (maybe an addiction, compulsion, obsession, fear) that keeps showing up in your life… and you don’t know how to let go of it?
Interest: IFS can help minimize the subconscious influences at work in your life. IFS was developed by psychoanalyst Richard C. Schwartz. It harnesses the power of a person’s own mind to resolve anxiety, depression, eating disorders, marital issues/difficult relationships (including with oneself), traumas, addictions, and other difficulties.
IFS is fully interactive. We will spend time exploring and getting to know the various versions of YOU; so we won’t use diagnoses.
Attention: Our sessions are spent helping you get to know and support the parts of you that have been neglected or denied, which allows you to lead your life more honestly.
We will spend time exploring and getting to know the various versions of you.
Interest: We will work to care for each part, the basic emotions and beliefs, that are causing the symptoms of depression and anxiety.
Action: Get started!
Do you provide couples therapy?
how much is a session?
Intake and individual sessions are $150. You can u
Initial Assessment/Intake Appt (60- 75 minutes) $175.00
Individual Psychotherapy (50-55 minutes) 160.00
What if my symptoms intensify?
If your symptoms increase in frequency and intensity, we will explore short term and long term options. I am at a lower level of care and if need be we will explore other local providers. Short term we can reflect on our treatment and practice more self soothing and or reinforce healthier self care routines.
Do I have to have a diagnosis?
What is IFS?
If I go on vacation out of state can I still keep my session?
Do I have schedule weekly sessions?
Accepted Insurance Providers
Anthem Blue Cross/Blue Shield
I do not accept any other form of insurance however if you are familiar with your insurance provider’s benefits you may be eligible to see out of network providers. A “Superbill” will be given for you to submit to your insurance carrier for them to reimburse. If insurance does not reimburse it will be the client’s responsibility to pay
I do accept clients who DO HAVE insurance but wish to pay out of pocket and pay privately.
Why Pay Privately?
Paying privately provides you the client the privacy and control you need of your health records and treatment.
When using insurance you are agreeing to accepting a clinical diagnosis and the dictation of the number of sessions you can have as deemed fit by insurance companies. Insurance claims, in or out of network requires a psychiatric diagnosis. Once you file a claim, that information is available to all who process that claim.
If you choose to pay privately you will not be subjected to invasive audits by insurance companies in your clinical records.
If you are in need of couples counseling many insurance companies will not pay for the help you need. The only way for insurance companies to approve of paying is for a diagnosis to be given to one member of the couple.
The choice is yours, but always choose the choice that lends you the help you need whether you use insurance or private pay!
Notice to clients and prospective clients:
Under the law, health care providers need to give clients who don’t have insurance or who are not using insurance an estimate of the expected charges for medical services, including psychotherapy services.
You have the right to receive a Good Faith Estimate for the total expected cost of any non-emergency healthcare services, including psychotherapy services.
You can ask your health care provider, and any other provider you choose, for a Good Faith Estimate before you schedule a service, or at any time during treatment.
If you receive a bill that is at least $400 more than your Good Faith Estimate, you can dispute the bill. Make sure to save a copy or picture of your Good Faith Estimate.
For questions or more information about your right to a Good Faith Estimate, or how to dispute a bill, see your Estimate, or visit www.cms.gov/nosurprises.
Cancellation/Missed Appointment Policy
Our scheduled time together is sacred and reserved especially for you. Please provide at least 48 hours notice if you need to cancel or reschedule an appointment. You will be responsible for the cancellation fee of the full standard rate of the session if you “no-show” or cancellation is less than 48 hours. The only exceptions that will be made to the missed appointment policy is that in the event of a legitimate emergency such as the unfortunate event of an accident, being hospitalized or a funeral.
If you don't have insurance or chose not to use insurance, you have the right to receive a “Good Faith Estimate” explaining how much your any non-emergency items or services will cost. This is called a Good Faith Estimate (GFE)
Make sure your health care provider gives you a GFE in writing at least 1 business day before your medical service or item, if you do not plan to submit your receipts (or “super bill”) to your insurance company for reimbursement.
You can ask for a Good Faith Estimate before you schedule a service.
If you receive a bill that is at least $400 more than your Good Faith Estimate, you can dispute the bill.
Make sure to save a copy or picture of your Good Faith Estimate.
For questions or more information about your right to a Good Faith Estimate, visit www.cms.gov/nosurprises or call this office (or your provider, if different) after you have scheduled an appointment or before your next scheduled appointment.
I’m Kasandra, a licensed clinical social worker, yoga instructor, Level 2 IFS Clinician, and a mental health advocate. As a clinician I use IFS to support individuals with addressing their mental health. Internal Family Systems (IFS) is an evidence based therapy that helps you to go inward and heal. When you say ‘a part of me wants to have people over tonight but there is also this part of me that just wants to stay home in my pajamas and watch my favorite show’, that's IFS language.
We start therapy sessions by just getting to know your parts. ‘Parts’ take on either an extreme protective role or help to hold pain and vulnerability. The hope is that you are able to explore your ‘Parts’ by leading with ‘Self’ energy.
During your IFS session I hold space and guide you to learning more about your ‘Parts’ and ‘Self’. By accessing your internal system you will be able to learn why and or what your emotions are communicating, how you can help them calm down, and find out what they need from you and begin to trust ‘Self’ more.