Frequently Asked Questions
1. What is online psychotherapy?
Online psychotherapy is a type of mental health treatment that is conducted over the Internet through video conferencing, phone calls, or messaging. It allows you to receive therapy from the comfort of your own home.
2. Is online psychotherapy as effective as in-person therapy?
Yes, research has shown that online psychotherapy can be just as effective as in-person therapy for a wide range of mental health issues.
3. How do choose an online therapist?
When choosing an online therapist, it's important to make sure they are licensed and qualified to provide therapy in your state or country. You should also consider their experience, approach to therapy, and whether you feel comfortable talking to them.
4. How do I prepare for an online therapy session?
Before your online therapy session, make sure you have a private and quiet space where you won't be interrupted. Test your internet connection and any equipment you'll be using, such as a webcam or microphone. Finally, take some time to think about what you want to talk about during the session.
5. Do you take insurance?
Depending on your current health insurance provider or employee benefit plan, it is possible for services to be covered in full or in part. Please contact your provider to verify how your plan compensates you for psychotherapy services.
I’d recommend asking these questions to your insurance provider to help determine your benefits:
Does my health insurance plan include mental health benefits?
Do I have a deductible? If so, what is it and have I met it yet?
Does my plan limit how many sessions per calendar year I can have? If so, what is the limit?
Do I need written approval from my primary care physician in order for services to be covered?
Insurances I currently accept:
Blue Cross Blue Shield Ohio
Blue Cross Blue Shield Massachusetts
6. What is the cost if I don't have insurance?
My current rate is
$175 for 60-minute intake
$160 for 60-minute individual session
$160 for 60-minute couples session
7. Can I use my HSA card?
Yes - Health Savings Account is a great way to pay for psychotherapy