Frequently Asked Questions

What is a licensed Professional Counselor?"  
 A Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) is an individual who has met state requirements to be licensed to practice psychotherapy.  The requirements vary slightly from state to state, but all require a passing score on the competency exam, a masters degree in counseling, and supervised practice hours.  

Can a Licensed Professional Counselors (LPC) prescribe psychotropic medications?"
  No, Only a Psychiatrist, MD, PA, NP can prescribe psychotropic medications.

How do I know if I need a therapist?"
If you are facing tough choices, life circumstances, stressed, or are stuck then counseling may be beneficial for you.

Will information I share with my therapist be kept confidential?"
 Yes, with a few exceptions that will be explained at your intake session.
Will my insurance pay for my treatment?"
 In many cases, your Employee Assistance Program (EAP) and/or other insurance will pay for your treatment.

What is your cancellation policy?We understand that things may come up that interfere with your scheduled plans. If you need to cancel an appointment, please contact your therapist 24 hours prior to your session. Cancellations within the 24 hour window may be subject to a cancellation fee. Clients who miss an appointment without prior cancellation will be charged for the session.